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The DAILY GLOBE "PUBLISHED EVERY DAT IN" THE YEAR. I LEWIS BAKER. ST. PAUL, FRIDAY. AUG. 3. 18S8. f- * " The GLOSE Press Room is Open Every Night to ati Advertisers who desire to Convince Themselves that the GLOBE has the Largest Circulation of any Newspaper Northwest of Chicago. ST. PAUL OLOBE SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Daily (Not Including Sunday.) 1 yr Inadvance.fS 00 I 3 m. in advance*J2 00 6 m. in advance 4 00 I (J weeks in adv. 1 00 One m0u1d... .-..70c. I I>AI'.Y AND SUNDAT. 1 yrin advance£lO OO I 3 mos. in adv. .$2 50 B m.in advance 5 00 I 5 weeks in adv. 100 ; One month Ssc. SUNDAY ALONE. i"*ln advance. *? 200 I 3 mcs. in adv 50c I m.in advance 1 00 J 1 mo. in adv 20c 4*bi-Weekly— (Daily — Monday, Wednesday and Friday.) lyrln advance. s4 00 j 6 mos. in adv. .$2 00 3 months, in advance SI 00. ■WEEKLY ST. PAUL GLOBE. Or- Year, $1 1 six Mo. 05c | Three Ma 35c • *••*■?• communications cannot be pre served. Address all letters and telegrams to __ THE GLOBE. St. Paul. Minn. TO-DAY'S WEATHER. . ' Washington, Aug. 2.— For Wisconsin, rain with local storms: warmer, except in Western Wisconsin, cooler, southeasterly winds, becoming westerly Friday night, For Eastern and Southern Dakota: Fair, preceded in eastern portion by light rains in northeast portion: slightly warmer, variable winds, For Minnesota and Iowa: Rain, fol lowed Friday night by fair, cooler, except in "Northern Minnesota, slightly warmer, vari able winds. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. « St. Paul, Aug. The following ob«er rations were made at G:4S p. in., local time. ■v, ■ 2* 13*1 2 3* I u_-n] o*£ k^* - c Place of |g 2 =% Place of c, s*" 3 % Obs'vation. go £ •*""; Obs'vation. g ° § ■=• 2. ■'=?! 2 ."* er a ■ ©I a ' a , I_W *** : 7 St. Paul.... 29.67 88 Ft. Buford. 29.70 74 Ft. Sully.. 129.74 82 Ft Custer. 29.76 82 Ft. Totteu. 29.82 02 Helena Duluth [29.76 56||Calgary La Crosse. 29.70 86 Qn' Ap'lle. 29.70 70 Huron 29.70 781 Minnedosa 29.72 04 "Moorhead. 29.78 66 Medic'e H. 20.74 68 St. Vincent 29.80 62 Fort Garry Bismarck. 29.80 72 Edmonton . _ _ — THEY ABUSE HIM. Next to Kxitte Nelson, of this state, young Owen Loyejoy, the son of the famous Owex Love.joy of abolition history, is receiving the most abuse from the Republican managers. Young Mr. Lovejoy's offense is that he ac- « cepted the Democratic congressional nomination in the Princeton district of Illinois, and the Chicago Tribune holds 1 up its hands in holy horror* at the thought that the scion of an abolition * martyr should be keeping company with "the party of state sovereignty and ex traitors." If the Tribune only knew 1 how ridiculous it was making itself in i the eyes of the people of Illinois it : would surely quit its foolish prattle. It is too recent since the Tribune was kicking over the party traces to be giv ing lessons in discipline to other old line Republicans. Young Mr. Lovejoy's defection from the Republican party at this time is in exact line with the teachings of his dis- , tinguished father. He is only doing what Owes Loyejoy, Sr., would have clone under similar circumstance. Tiie elder Loyejoy fought for the abolition of negro slavery. The junior Loyejoy is now fighting for the abolition of white slavery. That is the difference between father and son. , It will probably make papers like the Chicago Tribune mad to say it, yet we believe we are speaking the honest truth when we say that if Abraham Lix coi.x were alive to-day he would be a Democrat. lie was too much a man of the people to side with monop oly in such a contest as is now being waged. In his great big heart there was too much tender sympathy for the suffering masses even to have per mitted him to become the champion of oppression. Owes Loyejoy, Sr., was a man after Lincoln's own heart, and Owex Lovejoy, Jr., is a chip of the old block. That is why he is leading the Democratic hosts in the Princetown district in their battles for tariff reform, and an honest and economical adminis tration of the government. The Repub lican party has drifted away from the point where Lixcoi.x and tlie elder Loxejoy stood. That it has done so is 110 reason why their descendants should abandon the cause of human freedom. FREE SUGAR. In the bill now being formulated by flic Republican senate as a substitute for the Mills bill, sugar is the only article proposed to be put on the free list. This is probably suggested by a desire to prevent any discrimination against any ot tlie different classes of whisky drinkers, some of whom take sugar in theirs, while others do not. As a rule Republicans sweeten their drinks, and the idea of drinking free whisky with taxed sweetening is an inconsist ency that the Republican mind can not be subjected to. While sugar is an article of general nse, still it is one of the very few Amer ican products from which a large reve nue was derived by the imposition of a tariff upon it. It so happens that sugar culture is almost exclusively confined to one state, and that state happens to be Democratic in politics. This, in ad dition to the desire for untaxed sweet ening in their toddies, clinches the argument so far as the Republican sen ators are concerned. — : *-***"""-■ ELECTION FIGURES. It is generally assumed by Republi cans, and not often controverted by Democrats, that the election of Mr. Cleveland can only be effected by se curing the thirty-six electoral votes of the state of New York. All the indica tions and advices from that state point to a much larger plurality. for Cleve land over Harrison than he had over Blame four years ago. New York lias been carried by the Democrats at each annual election for the past six years. The excess of votes for the head of the ticket has been in favor of the Demo crats since 18&1, as follows: 18«: i 18.583 1884 1.047 1885 11,134 1886 7.818 1887 17.077 The plurality, as will be seen, was greater last year than since ISS3. There was also a year ago a labor vote of over 70,000, most of which will go for Cleve land. lii addition, in the country dis tricts the Prohibitionists are waging a remarkably vigorous canvass, and will, it is claimed, secure 75,000 votes, of which three-fourths will come from the Republicans. Other causes are also aidinsr tiie Democrats, so that New York may be put in the Democratic column with more confidence than in any year since ISB2. But it is quite pos sible for the Democrats to carry the I e>ctioi* without the voto of New York j ot Connecticut, which 'commonly votes In line will; i*.-* big neighbor. The l"-" vote-, of ilia tooth are conceded to Mr. C".*-:vk".axd. To elect him forty rght more totes .no required. On the raeil'c coast he will carry California and Nevada, with eleven votes. In the \\'isi hi i.c<*rr.i reasonably ee::*»:ti tj receive the electoral votes of Indiana, 15, and Michigan 13, leaving but 9 lack-* ing to make up the needed 201 to elect. These will he found in New Jersey, " which always goes for the Democrats in the presidential year. Without New York and Connecticut, then, Mr. Cleve land can be elected, giving Minnesota, and New Hampshire, which are at least doubtful, to the Republicans'. The fol lowing are the figures: Votes. Southern states 153 California 8 Nevada .;.. 3 Indiana '.. 15 Michigan 13 New Jersey 9 Total 201 " Some will question the claim to Mich-, igan, but the recent fusion with the Greenbackers warrants the claim. Mr.- aixk had less than 4,000 majority four years ago, and the changes going on there in favor of the ticket of tariff reform, as reported in the local papers, are remarkable. The • prohibition ele ment in that state also is zealous, and making a telling canvass. Michigan lias been shaking off Republican rule lor a number of years past, and the re lease promises to be complete this year. The Democrats may fairly count upon both New York and Connecticut, and it will be a good deal more comfortable to figure out the result with them; but the figures given show that Mr. Cleveland can squeeze into the door of the White House without them. EDITORIAL MENTION. We knew it would come to that. A Dakota Republican repudiates Benja min* Harrison because he believes him to be unsound on the doctrine of infant baptism. Fisk is the only candidate who carries water enough for all. * * * • Ex-Gov. Foster, of Ohio, is infatu ated with the idea that the possession of an organ is essential to political success, and has accordingly become one of the proprietors of the Toledo Commercial. Organs are expensive luxuries which only millionaire statesmen can afford. m * Capt. Snider, of Minneapolis, is mak ing a vigorous fight for the Republican nomination for congress in this district. Capt. Sniper is a nice young man with plenty of money. If he has determined to part with his ducats he could not find a more innocent way of wasting his wealth than by running for congress on the Republican ticket in this district. His friends ought to encourage him in the effort because there are so many worse ways that a boy could get rid of his surplus. * * In addition to what has already been said through the public press the two accidents on the cable line yesterday ought' to be a sufficient warning of the danger in getting on and off the cars while in motion. The cars stop at every street corner on signal. It would be wise if the street car company would issue an order requiring the cars to stop at each street crossing, whether signaled or not. If this were done belated pas sengers would not be so eager to scram ble on the cars while in motion through fear of being left. * * * A Stillwater correspondent suggests that Ramsey county be denied represen tation in the Democratic state conven tion on account of the factional quarrels down here. What's the matter with Ramsey county, that it is not entitled to representation just as any other county would be? There is a little wrangling now and then, but there are no factions in the Ramsey county Democracy. There is only one Democratic party in this county, and, pursuant to the call of the state central committee, that party held its convention in market hall the 27th of July and elected twenty-eight** delegates to the state convention. And what is more, they propose to take their seats just as the regularly elected dele gates from other counties will do. The Ramsey county Democracy are all right. * * "1 hope the acrimony of the campaign will be pleasant," said Mr. Hall, the Republican candidate for congress in the Third district in his Bed Wing speech the other night. Mr. Hale is a little off in his dictionary, still we are not finding fault with the sentiment of his remark. It only goes to show that there are some people like the monkey who climbed the pole. The higher he climbed the plainer became the posterior view of the animal. The GLOBE congratulates Sheriff Riciiteb for the" promptness with which he adopted our suggestion relat ing to the Bass lake rendezvous. The sheriff is making a sturdy effort to clean the ranch out. The only regret is that it was not done long ago. STATE PRESS. The Hero. Houston Signal. Although Minnesota may feel proud of her three Democratic congressmen, Hon. Knutc Nelson is the hero of the fight and the hour. Plaintiff Non-Suited. Fairmont News. In the coming gubernatorial contest sup pose the case should stand this way: Albert Scheffer, Democrat, vs. A. It. McGill, Repub lican, would not the verdict be likely to read in favor of the plaintiff? Merry War. Albert Lea Enterprise. About the merriest political war that has ever engaged the attention of the people of the Northwest is now "on" between the late office-breaking firm of "Me-and-Mike." and what is known as the county Democracy of St. Paul. Fiat Failures. Fergus Falls Journal. For such splendid opportunities we don't know of two such flat failures as Schmitz's roast of Mike Doran and Bob Miller's roast of Sellout**, which appeared in the St. Paul Globe. When a man has such subjects as these he ought to make . some interesting re marks. A Partisan Tribute. St. Peter Tribune. BHB Either Scheffer is a consummate ass or he takes the Republican party ot Minnesota to be composed of ninnies. He will support the party if the party will only accommodate him by repudiating its entire past record and become converts to his vagaries. Out upon such heathenish nonsense. Paid to Do It. Winona Herald. It is a sad commentary on the independ ence and honor of the Republican press of Minnesota that it gives up its editorial col umns with hardly an exception to these high tariff articles, prepared by and in the inter est of and paid for by the Eastern bene ficiaries of the tariff they so loudly praise. Must Do It. Duluth Herald. Joe Wheelock, editor of the Pioneer Press, declines to permit his name to be presented to the Republican convention as a candidate for delegate to the Chicago convention, and now Lewis Baker, editor of the Globe, de clines a similar honor tendered him by tho Democrats of Ramsey county. Editors of great newspapers mutt keep out of politics. Made a Mistake. Belle Plaine Ilcrfid. To the ordinary outsider it would seem as if Mr. Doran has made a hi.gc mistake when he let his voice be heard in Ramsey couuty politics. There may be extenuating circum sta:ice3 hi lite case, but we confess they are not visible to km, t-nr has Mr. Dorati's letter to tbe Gum** rca'lered the mutter very intel ligible l*> us. ' "7--0:.0: A Queer Position. Lais City Sen del. Too Globs comes to us tils morning r.0.« --uii.it» * licaer irota aica:t Scheffer, iv THE SAlNt^tfeUL DAILY GLOBE FRIDAY MOILING, .AUGUST 3, 1888. which :he declines the nomination at the hands of the . Democratic convention. Of course *He is now.' and has been from the start seeking that honor from the Repub icans. It puts the "Democrats of Ramsey county, who instructed their delegates for him, in a very queer light to say the least. Will He? Winona Republican. ■; . ■*** ■ • ", Ip, 7 ', Will Albert Scheffer bo *an • independent candidate for governor in the event of his rejection by both of the leading parties? Mr. Scheffer will cross that bridge when ho ar rives nt it. Just now he has his eye on the Republican convention— with occasional coy glances at the Democratic gathering to be held first. As an Independent 'candidate he would create an unpleasant commotion in more quarters than one. . The Globe's Work, Granite Falls Tribune. In conversation with a gentleman In St. Paul last week that is I considered good au thority on tilings political, we were Impressed with his seeming lack of general informa tion regarding the probable strength of the three candidates now before the people for governor. Evidently the Globe had im pressed him with the belief that the sun would be eclipsed during the preceding weeks of election. * . * "-*". '■• Equivocal. Duluth News. Sciieffer's letter of declination to the Dem ocrats is an ingenious ' contrivance. He. thanks them for the honor, but suggests that it would not be good policy to accept so long as he is setting up pins as cleverly as he knows how to capture Republican delegates, and leaves it to be inferred that if everything else fails he will consider their handsome offer. As their generosity had a string tied to it, ouranything-for-auindorsement friend will soon be seen sprawling between the stools. •»• EX-GOV. PILLSBURY SUED. A'MiiineapolisFirm Which Claims to Have Been Damaged to the Extent of $1 5,000. David and Joseph Mayhew, dealers in wall paper, decorations and picture frames, doing business at 425 Nicollet avenue, under the firm name of Mayhew Bros., have begun an action against John S. Pillsbury and C. A. Smith for (15,000 damages. They claim that they had built up an extensive business and were carrying a stock of goods valued at 112,000, when, on the SOth of last July, their stock of goods was attached by the sheriff at the instance of the defendants, who claimed to have a judgment against a person named George S. Mayhew for $11,000! They also state that on account of this attachment being levied on their stock, their credit in the East has been injured and a number of their creditors believing that they were insolvent com menced suits against them, thereby causing them much expense and embar rassment. It looks as though this was a case either of mistaken identity or of rank carelessness. STATE JOTTINGS. Local and Personal, Gathered From All Parts of Minnesota. The Albert Lea Standard says that, in view of the ravages of the chinch bug, wheat rais ing in that county, except of the winter va riety, is ended for many years to come. Wet weather, dragging the ground, and other supposed aids will not exterminate the bugs; they have taken the land and will occupy it so long as anything is sown upon which they thrive. Chas. Schnelder.of Pickerel Lake, reports to the Albert Lea Enterprise wolves very plenty and also very daring in his neighborhood, as several grown wolves have of late come into their door yard and carried away several chickens, turkeys and young pigs. Henry Schneider, living near by", lost eleven pigs by being carried away by the wolves. The Austin Democrat says that Elmer, who was lynched at Wahpeton, was formerly a deputy sheriff at Austin and the citizens will remember the fact that he waited on a very estimable young lady while here, and was guile popular generally. He is said to have been addicted to drink some, and might be termed rather '•fast. - ' The Albert Lea Standard, in noting that no bounties for pocket gophers will be paid after Aug. 25, says it has proved a* very ex pensive business for the county, and as gopher-killing was not general in the county it is believed lhat but little good has been done, and that the pests will soon be as numerous as ever. Receipts of flour for July nt Dnluth have been 326,049 barrels and shipments 250,867. For the same period last year receipts were 190,800 and shipments 243,554. For this year to date the total receipts of Hour have been 836,700 barrels, equal to 3,705,000 bushels of wheat, and shipments have been 070,000 barrels. Ole >. Jnvie. of Houston,. was run over by the early passenger train Saturday, his left leg being completely torn off above the knee, and the right leg broken above the ankle. He laid down on the track late in the even ing while in an intoxicated condition, with the above result. Mrs. John Fitzsimmons, of Belle Plaiue, while looking out of her window during a storm received such a severe electric shock thai she was knocked back on to the floor in sensible, rendering her speechless for about three hours, says the Herald. Albert Lea has. says the Enterprise, a de scendant of the famous pioneer of Kentucky, Daniel Boone, in the person of Dr. 11. li. Wilcox. The well known Indian hunter would have been the great-grand-father of the doctor, had he lived. A couple of Minneapolis gentlemen passed Winona in a sail boat Wednesday morning bound for McGregor, 10. They reported an upset and a swim of nearly a mile while crossing Lake Pepin. William Hart was drowned at Le Sueur last Monday evening about 0 o'clock. His horses swain to the shore, but Mr. Hart went down when swimming but twelve feet from land. A hold robbery was committed Thursday at Julius Sebleuder's store in St. Peter. About forty second-hand watches were stolen which amounted to something near 5:200. A nephew of Andrew Robertson who re sides near Alden, wB killed by a runaway team in that village on Saturday last, aged about IS years. Thomas Carle, a man who has been at work on the railroad at Granite Fulls, put a pistol to his head Tuesday night; no cause for the act is known. Ole lverson, of Adams, who was confined iv the county jail at Austin for wife beating, attempted suicide Saturday night by cutting his throat. During a thunder shower - Monday fore noon Simon Allen, of Pine Island, was strui.k by lightning and instantly killed. Quite a number of Winona men have left for Dakota to work in the harvest fields. They will return in the tall. John Allot was run over aud killed at Fari bault Saturday. Badger State Brevities. The wife of Samuel Hoffman died at Black River Falls the 2">th at the age of eighty-five years. She had resided there with her hus band since 1848, and was one of the few early settlers that lived there. On Wednesday last Loren B. Brewer died at his residence in Black River Falls. He served three years in the Mexican war and eighteen months in the Rebellion. Jnuesville'has been decided upon as the place of the next meeting of the Wisconsin State Musical society, which will be held the middle of the mouth. W. P. Lewis killed nine rattlesnakes while mowing in his meadow at Rodolfs Mills. Several of the reptiles were six feet in length. The Phillips Lumber company is building a twenty-mile railway through a 300.000,000 pine tract. F. P. Ferguson, a pioneer of Fond dv Lac county, is dead at Brandon, aged eighty. Tramps set fire to the barn of Jacob Den gels, near Madison. Loss, £900. Milwaukee has collected over SlO.OOOfrom dog licenses this season. lowa Notes. For the past ten years the owner of the flouring mill at Dubuque has had a sign on his fire proof safe reading: "Fo monev 'here. Please call at the house."* It was intended for burglars, and the other night one called at the house and secured $1,870. An ex-Confederate soldier who was re lieved of his necessities by Grand Army vet erans of Dubuque told a Herald reporter that he had never yet seen a man who wore aG. A. It. button who would "go back" on a man who wore the gray. Fred Wood, of Union, as assignee of the O. 15. Chapin hose team, has brought suit for §1,000 against the A. 11. Smith team, ot Clinton, to recover prize mouev claimed to be unlawfully awarded at tho late firemen's tournament. A bed room sneak at the hotel Manawa, Council Bluffs, got away with §100 cash and several watches Monday morning. The barbers ot Dcs Moines have decided to close their toirsorial parlors at Sp. m. They do not open Sunday. Benjamin Elrdsall, Sr.. president of the bank of Alden, died at his home last Wednes day. -" - : - .-'".:-"• Viechow Defeated. Bkbi.ix, Aug. 2.— Prof.. Gerhart was to-day elected rector of the University of Berlin in opposition to Prof. Viechow. The content turned upon the treiiuiont . i the Utc Eu.peror i« rederick. _ NOONEWASTOBLAME An Unavoidable Accident on the Cincinnati Southern Road. Queer Mishap That Caused Traffic on the Detroit River to Be Impeded. - Militia Sent to the Scene ol Trouble in Stevens Coun ty, Kansas. Two Engines Attempt to Pass on the Same Track With the Usual Result. Somerset, Ky., Aug. There was another frightful wreck on the Cincin- ' nati Southern about 10 o'clock last night. This time it was an unavoidable accident, but resulted, as usual, in dam age to the company and death of .one, and probably three men. When freight No. 17, south, Conductor Dairy Artnian and Engineer J. B. Howard in charge, was about half through tunnel Xo. 2, the front truck on the second car from the engine gave way and threw several others off the track. The engine nulled out of the tunnel onto the cut before Howard could stop it. Thecals were thrown one by one over the embank ment and rolled to the bed of Pitman creek, ISO feet below. The track was torn up for several hundred yards. The loss to the company will be very heavy, and it is thought the loss of life will number at least three. Brakeman Bob ert Thomas, of Virginia, or rather a few pieces of him, were found under a car, and his remains were placed in a sack and sent to this place. Two tramps got on the train at this place, but as they have not been found it is supposed they were ground to pieces. • QUEER MISHAP. The Detroit River Obstructed by a Huge Raft. Special to the Globe. Amhebstbttrg, Out., Aug. 2.—Com merce through the Detroit river was brought to a standstill yesterday by a large raft, whose contortions are re markable in the history of lake naviga tion. The tug Oswego, which had the raft in tow, ran too close to the Canada shore just after passing Lime Kilns, and brought up solid. The raft wrapped around the head of Bois Blanc Island and around the docks her, completely closing the channel. A large fleet is de tained here waiting to have the ob struction removed. The steamer Grey Hound passed to the west of Bois Blanc safely. Assistance has been sent from Detroit, and it is believed the blockade will soon be removed. STEVENS COUNTY WAR. Gov. Martin, of Kansas, Orders the Militia to the Scene of Trouble. Topeka, Kan., Aug. 2.— Attorney- General Bradford and Gen. Myers have returned from Stevens county and made their report to Gov. Martin. After ■ heating the report and recom mendations of the officers, the 1 governor was satisfied that the civil au thorities were powerless to preserve good order in Stevens county, and that, the introduction of militia into that sec-! tion of the state would be warranted, and therefore decreed that the second brigade K. N. G., and Second battery of ' artillery of Topeka, with a gun, ' proceed there post haste, and his; order was sent out by . telegraph.*/ The eight companies rendezvous at Hutchinson to-night and leave there at 8 o'clock to-morrow morning by a spe cial Rock Island train for Liberal, the nearest railroad point to Hugoton. Complaints have been filed with United States Commissioner "Wilson, which charge Robinson and his party with the murder of Cross and his posse. FATAL COLLISION. An Engine and Freight Train Meet on the Same Track.* Special to the Globe. Lexington, Aug. 2.— A fatal collision occurred late yesterday afternoon on the Newport News & Mississippi Valley road at Carey Summit, eighty-four miles west of this place. Owing to the ab sence of signals, the engineer of the engine which helps over Carey Summit hill came down the hill after No. 2 pas senger train had passed, going east. The helper was going west, and about half way down the hill met the freight, which was following the passenger train. C. 11. Frentel, engineer on the freight train, was instantly killed, his fireman had one leg broken, and his front brake man had one leg broken and (lied shortly after the accident occurred. CONSPIRATORS. Preliminary Examination of Some of the Parties. Gaeesbukg, 111., Aug. 2.— The pre liminary examination of George Clark and George Miley, charged with con piracy to injure the property of the Chicago*, Burlington & Quincy rail road, was begun this morning. Informer Bowles was the principal wit ness, and his testimony was similar to that given in Chicago. It is not ex pected to finish the examination for two days. Early in the morning Clark and Miley were rearrested on the charge of conspiring with Bauereisen to bring dynamite into the country. Bauerei sen, who was brought here from Aurora, was presented with Clark and Miley, and all three furnished bonds and were released from custody. CAUSED BY LIGHTNING. Big Stable in the Windy City Burned. Special to the Globe. Chicago, Aug. 2. During the heavy thunder storm this evening lightning l struck one of the twenty stables of the' Union Stock Yards and Transit company/ at Halsted and Forty-third streets. The flames communicated to a second barn and both were destroyed, together with their contents and twenty horses, which , were rendered unmanagable by the smoke and could not be led from their . stalls. The loss is $15,000; fully in sured. 707 BOILED TO DEATH. The Horrible Suicide of an In-' sane "Woman. Anchorage, Ky., Aug. Mrs. Laura', Crull, an inmate of the insane asylum:, here, literally |boiled herself to death,', yesterday. One of the patients in the female ward in some manner opened a . water faucet in the bath room and al lowed the tub to be filled. Mrs. Crull entered the room, and seeing the tub full of water, threw off her clothes and jumped in. She was cooked to death before assistance arrived. She knew the water was boiling hot. It is believed she entered the tub with suicidial in tent. Burned to Death. Special to the Globe. Peekskii.e, N. V., Aug. The res idence of Richard W. Horn, at Lake Moheaan, five miles from here, was to tally destroyed by fire this morning. Henry llaiglit, aged eighty-five,*, the grandfather of Mr. Horn, and who was very infirm, was burned to death. The origin of the fire is unknown. A Preiwaitire Blast. Speriil to the Glube. . WW Ilarcoi:n\ Md., Aug. 2.— By a prema ture bhist of powttei at the Ba:t : *i*ori> »t Ohio railroad, tliisou-n'n*--. .'1. 11. ia-l-rtt I Ford, forcur."*i, was i-:«:t-J, uy.; '.\ Ul|9tu ' . Stattler, Y. H. Smith and Henry Green : were seriously injured. , WHITE AND BLACK. Terrific Battle Between a Party of. Irishmen and a Crowd of Ne groes. : • ;-* V' Nokwich, Conn., Aug. 2.— fight oc curred at Lyle's IJtfcch, Fisher's Island, to-day, " between " our or five ne groes and about' * eight * Irishmen, growing out of a dispute in a ' barroom over an alleged overcharg^o one of the negroes for a drink. The • Irishmen pursued the ne groes to tiie wharf, where the negroes drew razors and cut right and left. Pat • Ryan, Tim Riley and others were badly I cut. Two of the negroes were ar rested on the - arrival of the boat at." New Loudon. A lad from Norwich, who was among the passen gers waiting for the boat when the fight . occurred on the wharf, was frightened in convulsions and may die. Several arrests have been made. The fight is said to have been a terrific one. •*" y : " _________ r h MAXWELL'S CASE. ■ :t The British Government Makes . ,1 Application for a Respite. Jefkeksox City, Mo., Aug. Gov. Morehouse to-day received the follow ing telegram from T. F. Bayard, secre tary of state, relative to grant ing a respite to Hugh M. Brooks, alias Maxwell, of St. Louis: "I forward you by mail tp-day the application of the British govern ment for a respite in the Maxwell case." The governor possesses no further in formation concerning the matter, and as yet he can give no idea as to what course he will pursue. He left to-night for the northern part of the state anil is not likely to return before Saturday. MURDER AND SUICIDE. A Young Lady Kills a Young Man and Then Commits Suicide. Phtsbubo, Pa., Aug. 2. Shortly after nine o'clock this morning May Patton, of Johnstown, Pa., shot and killed. Charles De Knight, a well-known young man of Lawrence and then blew her brains out. The tragedy took place in the Metropolitan hotel, on the corner of Grant sheet and Seventh av enue, but the cause will probably never be known. Kentucky Killing. Special to the Globe. Mr. Sterling, Ky., Aug. 2.— A fight took place at the county seat of Knott county last Saturday between the sheriff and a posse, who were guarding prison ers sentenced to the penitentiary, and a mob which attempted their release. One of the mob was killed. Later the posse was attacked, and three persons killed and several wounded. * - . MRS. M'CULLOUGH'S WILL. It Is Admitted to Probate— of the Estate. Philadelphia, Aug. 2.— The will of the late Letitia McCullough, the widow of the tragedian, John McCullough, who died early in January last at her home in this city, was ad mitted to probate in the office of the register of wills to-day. The estate left by the testatrix is valued at about 825. --000. A clause in the will reads. "I di rect the trustee of my will fo take charge of the medals and jewels pre sented to my husband and give them to my , granddaughter, Letitia, on her arriving at her twenty-fifth year, to be preserved as a remembrance of her distinguished grandfather. Should, she, however, die before that age, and my son leave no other child or children to preserve, then my trustee to deposit them in some public institu tion, where they may be forever pre served in memory of my dear consort. The remainder of the estate is left in trust for the benefit of her son and his children. «t*. , THE EIGHT HOUR LAW. %7l M 77. a Postmaster Pearson, of New York, Replies to His Carriers' Com plaints. New York, Aug. Postmaster Pear son has replied to complaints of letter carriers, that their daily service un der the eight hour law is spread by intervals to over twelve to fourteen hours. Mr. Pearson says the conditions of the service necessitate such allotments and that it is absurd to charge him with a purpose to impose hardship on the men, because they were active for the eight-hour bill. ln closing, the postmaster says: 1 do not propose to destroy or cripple the postal service here, nor to sacrifice public, interests placed in my charge in order to gratify the unreasonable de mands of any class of employes. I do not understand that the object of the establishment and maintenance of the postal service is to secure the en joyment of a good time for its employes —whether postmasters, clerks or car riers. It does not seem unreasonable that in return for these concessions of eight-hour law carriers should be willing to perform their duty in such a manner and at such time within the above-named limit as the exigencies of the service and the needs of the public may demand." A SHREWD MANAGER. He Secures the Republican and Democratic Candidates for an Interstate Exhibition. Special to the Globe. Carlisle, Pa., Aug. Judge Thur man and Levi P. Morton, the Demo cratic and Republican candidates for the vice presidency of the United States, are expected to be present at the fifteenth interstate exhibition, to he held at Williams' grove, on Monday, Aug. 27, for one week. Col. R. H. Thomas, manager of the inter state exhibition, has succeeded in get ting the president and his wife to ac cept the invitation, and he believes that Morton, Thurman and Harrison will also accept. These invitations include their wives. **» They Parted. Detroit Free Press. They saw each other a block away. * " Each one brought out his note-book "arid" pencil. ;'V : Ehch expected the other to Inquire: "Well, how did you enjoy the Fourth?" * j Then each was to write it down and sarcastically observe: "That makes just an even million!" They met. ' • Neither spoke. ; it was a mental struggle between gigantic intellects. The perspiration started out and their knees shook. They glaied and gasped, and then by mutual Consent declared it a draw, and each ! went his way with bis little book. '00i. " -•- Sheridan's Condition. ; / New Bedford, Mass., Aug. 2.— 'There is no chancre in (Jen. Sheridan's ; condition. Dr. O'Reilly did not issue any bulletin to-night. *^^ — 0--. ■'■ Telegraphic Brevities. ■ Bridges & JMcDaniels" hew brick block at Bement, 111., was burned yesterday. Loss $25,000 insurance light. , The Little & Croft Lumber company's mill at Kvansville was destroyed by lire last night. Loss, 5100,000 : insurance, 3100,00!)." The New York state insurance has shut up the New York Safety Reserve Fund associa tion. The iinbilities are $43,101.27, and the assets 512.25. Judge Alfred Hand, of Scranton, Pa., has been nppnointed to the vacancy in the Penn sylvania state supreme bench caused by the death of Justice Trunkey. On account of tho death of Christopher "Meyer the board of directors of the Cincin nati. Hamilton & Dayton adjourned yester day without transacting business. For the last seven months '29, 3*02 more immigrants landed at Cattle Garden than in the corresponding seven months of last year. The July arrivals were 23,090, or 1,240 I mure than for July, 1837. The Clgarmafcers' Union No. 33. of Mew ark, hitA derided to contest the decision of the vkvcii.-uii-elior Tiai any one can use thelnter .iii«ii:ilCif.i, '""" i "vrs' l.ibeL The mailer will I*-; ortied lv - the : tuned Sltles supreme CCUIL IT WAS RATHER TORRID. Absence of the Usual . Delegation at the Home of the Republican Candidate. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. This has been the warmest day of the season here, the mercury touching 98 deg. in the shade. Gen. Harrison spent the night at his farm, near Allisohville, some seven miles northeast of this city, driving out after sundown and return ing about i) o'clock this morning. Some forty members of the National Swine Breeders' association, now in session here, called on Gen. Harrison this morn ing and were introduced. This after noon Gen. Harrison attended the fun eral of the late Dr. Winslow S. Pierce, .serving as one of the pall bearers. The deceased was an old friend of the gen eral's. There were numerous out-of town callers in groups of a half dozen and less at the Harrison residence throughout the day, notwithstanding the torrid weather. To-morrow the Montgomery county delegations will ar rive, and Saturday is to be given up to the coal miners from three or four counties. -*- THE DAKOTA FAIR. Everything Points to an Immense Display at Grand Porks. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., Aug. Presi dent I. C. Wade, of Jamestown; ex- Mayor Tombs, of Grafton; Secre tary Gerald Pierce, of Bismarck, the executive committee of the territor ial board of agriculture, are in session with H. P. Backer, of Grand Forks, making final arrangements for the fair to be held here Sept. 18 to the 28th. Some splendid attractions have beeu se cured. It is probable a sham battle will be fought the last day. The attendance promises to be tremendous. Preparations are being made to accommodate the crowd. The Da kota exhibits will be ahead of anything ever seen in the territory. The county exhibit will be a prominent feature. Tlie committee is straining every effort to have a grand success. Worms that are destroying wheat in this vicinity are quite plen tiful across the river in Minnesota. Many think they are a dreaded army worm. They crawl up the stalks and eat leaves and heads. Samples of the worms will be sent to St. Paul for exam- I ination. They have also destroyed a few fields of wheat near Hillsboro, Dak. <*» * KILLED DIS SON. : Murder of a Young Fellow In clined to Be Tough by His Father. Special to the Globe. Albia, 10., Aug. 2.— Michael Dial, a coal miner, shot and killed his son Joseph at the Jack Oak mine, near here, about 8 o'clock this morning. The de ceased was twenty-seven years old, and regarded as a rather hard citizen. The defendant was a Union soldier, and has been taken as a quiet and peaceful citizen. His wife was attempting to correct her daughter and the deceased interfered, which resulted in his knocking down his father. II s mother and daughter came to the father's rescue, when the son ran out of the house and commenced throw ing stones and breaking the windows of the house. The father then seized an old shot gun and fired, instantly killing his son. He then came to Albia and surrendered himself to the sheriff. m» BLAINE AND CHAMBERLAiN. The Former Thinks the Influence of the Latter Has Almost Pass ed Away. Cork, Aug. 2.— lt is reported that Mr. Blame, in conversation with some town councillors, who went on board the steamer City of New York, stated that he could not understand how Mr. Chamberlain was led to say that there were few prominent public men in America who favored Irish home rule. It would be difficult, said Mr. Blame, to find any- number of prominent Ameri cans who were not home-rulers. He did not believe in Mr. Chamberlain as a politician and thought his influence was almost wholly gone. THE FLAG BANDANA. The National Democratic Commit tee Adopts a Campaign Banner and Badge. New York, Aug. The national Democratic committee has adopted as the campaign banner and badge the "Flag bandana," designed and pat ented by Joseph M. Jones, of Paris, Ky. It is a typical bandana, and has the stars and stripes stamped in its cen ter and in each corner. This announce ment was made yesterday by Chairman William 11. Barnuin. «>•» Lost to Harrison. Special to the Globe. Ispiieming, Mich., Aug. 2,— The Republican party of the Upper Penin sula lias lost one of its leading lights in the desertion of Fred Braasted, of Ish peniing, who announces that it is his intention to hereafter affilliate with the Democrats. Mr. Braasted is one of the leading and most influential Scandina vians in the Uppei Peninsula. He has. resided in Marquette county for many yeaos, and although a poor boy when he came to this country, he amassed a for tune estimated at from 1800,000 to half a million. He ownes a large general mercantile establishnent which does a business of about 850,000 per month, and a few weeks ago iie purchased the Winthrop and Mitchell iron mines, located near Ishpeming. Mr. Braasted was a delegate to the Democratic state convention held at Detroit last week, and the delegates from the Eleventh congressional district chose him as a presidential elector. With becoming modesty, however, he declined, saying that he was too new in the party to ac cept such an honor. Mr. Braasted's advocacy of the election of Cleveland and Thurman shows that he is not at all afraid that the iron district will suffer from Democratic legislation. ■*■*■..•- Murdered by a Nihilist. Vienna, Aug. 2.— On the death of Gen. Drenteln, military governor of the Kieff district in Russia, it was an nounced that death was due to apo plexy. The Wierner Allgemaine Zei tung now says it has learned that Gen. Drenteln was murdered by a nihilist at Kieff. • OBITUARY. P. B. VAN VALKENBURG. Suwanee Springs, Fla., Aug. 2.— B. Van Valkenburg, associate justice of the Florida supreme court and one of the oldest Republicans in oflice in the state, died here to-day very suddenly. He was about seventy years old, but was quite feeble. He was a native of New York, and was minister to Japan under Lincoln. GEN. B. B. SIMMS. Washington, Aug. Gen. B. B. Simms, of Louisiana, chief of the spe cial agents' division of the general .and office, died this morning at the Provi dence hospital. He was eighty-four years of age. MARINE MATTERS. MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. London, Aug. The steamers Wisconsin and Adriatic, from New York, tor Liverpool, passed Fustnet to-day. Southampton, Aug. The steamer Saale, from New York, for Bremen, arrived here to day. New Yokk, Aug. 2.— Arrived: Steamer City of Koine, Liverpool. rouT or duluth. Special to the Globe. Duluth. Minn., Aug. 2.— Arrived: Pro pellers Sitka, P. P. Prat^H. E. Parker, Mon tana, W. H. Stevens, Kalivuga; schooner Fountana, Buffalo; propeller City of Fre mont, Hancock; propeller Raleigh, Ashta bula: propeller Jay Couch, Kelly Island ; pro peller >"6rley with schooner Moravia, Cleve land. Cleared: Propellers Idaho, Nahnut, Nebraska, Buffalo: propeller Phillip Minch with schooner Warrington, light to Ashland. Cool, raining, wind northeast! STEAMfIU** MOVEMENT**. ■■■ '- Queenstown— Arrived: Wisconsin.*-, from New York, i>r Liver**.©*?!, and Sorreuu Irom New Yore, t'tt L* ud-n and ihfciVwn**"*, • • '.' ": 7 ■'■ 808 BURDETTE. Sayings of the Brooklyn Eagle Humorist. SOUNDED MIGHTLY LIKE IT. ' The lens of the Lick telescope magni fies 33,000 times. It is a blessed thing say, a telescope; isn't that something to talk through? Seems to us we've heard some men who talked through a thing something like that. THE VICTIM OF CONSCIENCE. "I am in terror," sighed poor Mrs. Goodmother, "every time 1 hear the bell ring; I know I'll hear something dreadful about Jack. I'm sure he's been into some awful mischief." '"What makes you think so?" asked her husband. "Oh, he came directly home from school this afternoon, sat down and studied his lessons for to morrow for nearly two hours, and has been as good as an angel ever since. Dear, dear, what has that boy been up to, 1 would like to know?" J-:;' FOUND DROWNED. "Walter, where did you get that coffee?" "It was made right here in the house, sir." "Yes, I knew it was made in the house. It's so weak it would have died from exposure had it been made in the street." ,'od babbit! Well, surgery has its disadvantages anyhow. So many defective eyes and aching nerves have recently been patched up with the rabbit's healthy tissues that it is no wonder there are so many hare 'em scarum young fellows in society. H'm? Ye-es, yes, young men, I am afraid so. 1 am afraid that Welsh rabbit is used far too freely by many young men who have a very su perficial knowledge of advanced sur gery. That isn't the right kind of a rabbit. Do 1 think, then, that Jack rabbit would be better in your case? N-no, no, Mr. Cass: I think you are al ready supplied with the jack that goes with your name. CURRENT LITEBATUBE. Cull was in great shape Saturday aft ernoon. .".' *■■; *; The boys run up against a brace at Buffalo. Did you see the Duffers jump onto the Babbit's curves? It was a great day for Morgan's colts. Say. Delaney, how many chances does a man have to offer you, anyhow? Mack, you won't run out of the line next time, won't you? Two singles and a double . the first half. Good boy, Lanky That was dandy bunching in the seventh. Did you mind how Scanlon took 'em into camp. Buck is getting to be a wily t wirier. You say, dear madam, you don't see any sense in all this rubbish? Don't see any sense in it? Bless your dear, simple soul, it beats Browning. Your husband and sons pore over that sort of literature three or four hours a week, and they like it, too. That's base ball literature, and it isn't "made up" for this column, either. It is copied from cold print, in an Amer ican Gentleman's Journal devoted to science, art, the field and other things for which the soul of the American gen tleman is supposed to hunger. SHOCKED TO DEATH. The train is slowing into Livingston, Mont. Sounds of aftercation are heard without. Mrs. Verrigood, clasping her hands over her ears, rushes across the car. "Oh! oh ! oh! Just hear that man swearing! Oh, isn't it terrible! It makes me shudder! It is dread ful! I never heard anything so horrible in my life! Oh, dear! Will nobody stop him? Oh, just listen to him ! Please do go out, somebody, and make him stop! I never heard such terrible profanity in my life ! Oh, I can not stand it! Clara, dear, come over to this window; you can't half hear him where you are!" A CLERGYMAN'S QUEER JOKE. He Throws Soapy "Water Over a Young Lady's Summer Hat and Dress. Columbus (Pa.) Special. There is considerable sensational gos sip in this little town over Miss Bessie Kenvin's spoiled summer hat. Rev. E. T. Parker, the pastor of the Metho dist church, is charged with having taken the curl out of the pretty feathers and made limp the fine ribbons. The trouble all originated in a joke, but it has a serious outlook now. Last week Miss Kerwin, who, for more reasons than one. is entitled to be called the belle of the town, playfully threw a handful of peanuts in the minister's face during a conversation. Miss Kerwin laughed it all off, and bad forgotten all about it until a few days ago, when she was mortified and horrified nt receiving a drenching at the hands of her clerical friend. Miss Kerwin was elegantly at tired in a new summer costume; 1 and wore a costly hat just purchased in New York. She had accepted an invitation to go driving. When passing the Meth odist parsonage she was met by a friend and was engaged in conversation. Rev. Mr. Parker saw her in front of his house and thought it was a good oppor tunity to avenge the little peanut epi sode of the former week. He went up stairs and threw a basin of soapy water on the new hat. He thought it a joke and laughed, but Miss Kerwin regarded it as an insult and wept. When she reached home and saw the wreck of her bonnet and her soiled clothes she felt highly indignant. Her friends have ad viced her to sue the domine, and it is probable that she will. Rev. Mr. Parker states that he had no idea of soiling his friend, Miss Kerwin, and only let the water down to scare her. He says that he is sorry that a little joke should be viewed so seriously. Not a Cocked Sword. One might as well expect to play with fire without being burned as to meddle with some men of ready tongue and wit and come off victorious. Dis turb them and it is a foregone conclusion that they will sting. The great lawyer Pettigrew, of South Carolina, one day entered the court room wearing a black coat and yellow nankeen trousers. The judge, who was a stickler for etiquette, sternly asked him whether he did not know that the rules of the court required its counsel ors to appear to appear in "black coat and trousers." "Well, your honor," said Pettigrew innocently, "I submit that I am within the rule, for I have on a black coat and trousers." "But they're not black trousers," in sisted the judge. " 'Black coat and trousers' means that both shall be black." "Then," said Pettigrew, "I call your honor's attention to the fact the sheriff of this court is in contempt of its rules, for they require ' him to attend upon its sessions in a cocked hat and sword, and while his hat seems to be cocked, his sword certainly is not." The judge did not pursue the argu ment further. -^i,- For Himself. The man who is working for himself has little to say about eight hours a day laws, and never stops to consider whether or not he is working over time, as the following dialogue illustrates: A workingman with a dinner pail in his hand came out of a little shop, and was met by a fellow workingman, who said: "W»y, Jim, you're worKing over time now, aren't you?" "No," was the replyyTm not." "Aren't yon putting in more than eight hours a day?" "Yes," was the answer. "I thought eight hours was the union schedule!*' remarked the outsider. "Yes," said the workingman with the pail, "but you see I have just bought this shop, and thirteen hours is my or dinary day's work." •"■•:- --— ** It Was Fast Color. Detroit Free Press. "I'm afraid that calico will fade," she observed, as she looked at it iv a doubt ful way. "Oh, no, ma'am." "Ever tried "Ycs'm. A woman who had a dress of this pattern fo'difitt- V-.o river. :,nd hl*r body was not fished out tor J "-let. the color hadn't start-Mi to •U>e i««s»2i, I * av>int* you." , . . ■ -*:. .::.: •' ■ A STRANGE REMINISBENCE. My greatest friend among the students at the Leipsie medical college was a, strange, erratic genius named Hoffman, . a philosophical enthusiast, science* , ad. :.•.;.,,■;. His room was filled with electrical apparatus and all its adjuncts. 1 was often at a loss to know how he could afford so much extravagant research, as I knew that his father was a broken down merchant, who lived very plainly in a small cottage some fifteen miles from the city, originally a porter's lodge to some gentleman's seat in the neigh borhood. ! I accepted Hoffman's invitation to tho ; hist vacation we were* together, and spent a part of the holiday at the cot , tage, where 1 became acquainted with his family consisting of bis father, motherland an on -y sister. ; The father was a large, athletic man i of apparently forty-live years of age , with a bold but scornful look and a treacherous eye. The mother and sister were more like Hoffman. Still I no ticed that his mother had a constant haoitof clasping her hands as if in prayer and turning her eyes heaven ward. This surprised me very much, as Hoffman had never professed any re ligion whatever; but, on the contrary, he would sometimes almost scoff at mo for being a believer. He wanted me to lend him a certain sum to pay for the making of an ELECTRIC APPARATUS -of great size, with which lie intended to restore life. I could not assist him, but two days after our return to Leipsie ho called on me to say that his father would furnish him with the requisite amount in a few days. This was the acme of bliss for him, and just three weeks after the evening he received the money from his father he called on me to say that the machine was finished and he would have an op portunity of using it on the following day, as a notorious murderer was to bo hanged and lie had made arrangements for ins body. ''Strang is it not," said he, "that this scoundrel will furnish the means whereby the scientific world will learn to honor me?" ... The hall at the college was a fine, large, square room which you entered from a wide stair on the outside near the ceiling, and on looking down you would perceive a semi-circular area. Two stairs led down among tlie seats on either side to this area, in V WHICH STOOD the electric apparatus and a long ma hogany table bound with brass, with a number of hinges and foldings, which was capable of being swung around in ail directions by means of a ball-and socket joint in its pedestal. On this table was a small box, mounted in silver, which contained dis secting instruments; there were also several basins of water and a bundle of towels. Soon after we had taken our seats several elderly gentlemen entered the area also, one of them completely cov ered with his black gown. This was the demonstrator of anatomy, and lie it ■was who would to-day operate upon the dead body of Seainmei, the notorious highwayman. _ The old church bell had pealed out its twelve strokes some time before any news reached us; but at 12:45 a young man entered hastily, whispered 'some thing in the ear of the doctor who was enveloped in the black gown, and ev erything was excitement The ma chine was PUT IN ACTION and the table prepared, and in another minute several men hurried into the room bearing a body, with a sheet thrown loosely over it. A loud murmur was heard throughout the hall, and each one sprang to his feet to try and get a look at the body, which was placed on the table with "its face downward. The sheet was at once removed, and I shuddered as 1 saw before me all that was mortal of the highwayman Scam mel. Hoffman clutched my arm as the preparations were being made. Every fiber in the body seemed to be in a state of rigid tension, which displayed the strength and elegance of his muscular frame to a great advantage. Dr. Bremner, the anatomical lecturer, stepped forward immediately and com menced to address the gentlemen pres ent. He informed them that, very • for tunately for the experiment about to bo made now, the neck of the criminal did not seem to have suffered any great per ceptible injury. Be then explained wjiat he was going to do. With his scalpel he made incisions upon important nerves in various parts of the body and applied the wires, and under their influence the limbs were contracted, the muscles seemed clubbed up in knots, and the legs were drawn up with great force. This elicited re peated applause. The excitement now was intense The wires were applied in DIFFERENT PORTIONS of the body with the same effect, and the result was so fearfully strange that man} fainted in their scats. The wires were now applied to the phrenic nerve, and now almost imme diately respiration began ; low at first, them more natural, and in proportion as the current kept up it became hur ried and at last gasping. The wires were now affixed to the nerves behind the thigh,- and a power ful current from the huge voltaic pile carried to them. The result was fear ful. The body turned suddenly around and sat up perfectly straight, every muscle fixed with that terrible appearance of a rigid spasm. Its neck was thrust for ward, the hair seemed to stand out, each individual one in regular order. Its eyelids were drawn back, while the eyeballs, with their dead, glazed pupils, protruded in a hideous, glassy stare. The nostrils were dilated, as if breath ing heavily, and a horrible greenish foam oozed out of the corner of the rap idly working lips. 1 could not remove my eyes from it for a moment. Never was I so spell bound, and never did I behold such a terrifically hideous object. My whole soul was bound up with a feeling of un utterable horror. It turned suddenly towards where Hoffman and myself were sitting and convulsively' pointed its finger in that direction, while every fiber in its face seemed distorted by a ghastly, diabolical, gibbering grin. I SWOONED. The hall seemed to swim around me; but still my ears seemed pierced by the most agonizing cry I ever heard, and I distinctly caught "My father!" 1 could not think, at once, whence it proceeded, but befoie I had any time for reflection a heavy body fell against me. It was poor Hoffman. He had sprung up into the air like a stag when the hunter's bullet enters his heart, when he met that gaze. It was his lather. The gentlemen went on with their ex periments, but with no success. Hoffman never recovered from the shock that he received that day, but for several months was a raving maniac. About three days before he died he asked for his father and mother and sister; his mother and sister came, but they told him the father was ill. He fortunately* had no recollection of it until a few days before he died, when a 1 seemed to come back like the recol lections ot some horrid dream. His last words to me were: "My dear friend, there is an avenging God, instead of a system of nature." . I made inquiries and discovered that his father was a notorious highwayman, and. moreover, that the robbery for which he was sentenced was the crime which enabled him to furnish his son the necessary means to complete his electric apparatus. *"" "'■■''■"' • ■ ■ --» * .'-„•-'- " In Favor of Porter. Special to the Globe. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. About 200 workingmen, irrespective of party, made a demonstration in f»*'or of ex- Oov. Porter to-ni*rht. Tbey ci I led at his residence, where he de!i**-*r-d a brief speech, but In it gave no intimation of his L»*»i*ji: changed * his puryi)** in regard tc the gubernatorial Domination. It is pr< -bible that *-,• will b«* n#rnisated, iotw'iosUr.'Haf tils Vi ler -:f aed; nation.