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There was a crow sat on a tree,
But be is sick as sick can be ;
It is beyond his comprehension,
Why he could not bos3 the late convention,
He did his best, did this poor crow,
So full of sorrow, full of woe ;
But if he'd used some slight reflection,
He would not now need resurrection.
Scene at the Garrison House Du
rinjr the Late Convention.
Capt. A. A. Walker, oi Cooper, trying to
induce a delegate to vote for Cosgrove.
General Hazen Replies to Lin
den Kent's Letter and De
nies his Charges.
Dr. Peace Reiterates His State
ment of the Cholera
The Latest from Greely He
Leaves St. Johns for
Department, Political and
Personal Notes.
Washington, July 26. Lieut. Frederick
Schwatka,of Arctic fame, has resigned from
the army and his resignation is accepted.
It is generally understood that he intends
entering some special duty under a foreign
Judge Advocate- General Swaim has been
suspended from duty pending a court mar
tial and Assistant Judge Advocate General
Lieber directed to take charge of his office.
The Star this afternoon will say : "It is
understood the court martial will con
sider the charges against General Swaim in
connection with the Garfield fund."
The president left "Washington this af
ternoon on the United States steamer, Dis
patch, accompanied by John Davis, assist
ant secretary of state ; Private Secretary
Phillip?, MissNellieArthur and Miss May
McElroy. The vessel is expected to arrive
at New York Monday afternoon. The
president will remain in that city a week
tind then proceed up the Hudson to King
ston and after making a short stay there as
the guest of Gen. Sharpe, will make a visit
with the latter to Catskill.
Gan. Hazen, chief signal officer of the
United Sfates army, has written the follow
ing letter to Linden Kent, counsel for
Lieutenant Garlingion in reply to the lat
ter's communication of the 22d inst:
Mr. Linden Kent : Your letter of the
22d inst., which I first saw in the newspa
pers, c-lls for a reply because it accuses me
of trying to shift the responsibility to
Greely and your client, Garlington. I deny
having in any manner either
by fact or intent, done this, or that
anything published by my coventor au
thority could lead to such an accusation. I
have invariably declined to be interviewed
on these subjects and anything that niHV
have been published contrary to the fore
going, I repudiate, but in tne newspapers
you have called my attention to as one on
which your strictures are written. There
is nothing authorizing what you claim.
There is an important fact connected with
this question which you disregard. Before
the first expedition started the whole plm,
embracing the depots, their size,
number and location, time of leaving the
station and route of retreat in 1883, with
the entire scheme for three years and the
rescue afterwards was carefully elaborated,
and reduced to a complete plan. Being
Greely's expedition it was proper he should
Drepare all these instructions, which he
did. So far as cold be seen the plan
was fruitless and it was ap
proved. After reaching his arctic
with great care, a plan for two, relieving
ships of 1882 and 1883, that is the work of
Beebe and Garlington, embracing a plan of
rescue more complete, and differing some
what from the first one ending with these
words : "No deviation from these instruc
tions should be permitted." Greely was on
the spot and was the proper person to make
this plan of rescue, and the only prearrang
ed one there could be. There was but one
thing to do and that was plainly and
simply lo carry it out. This was literally
done by myself, Beebe and Garlington, and
for it up to the sinking of the ship, for do
ing this you attempt to hold me culpable.
This is what I have always said 2nd there
is not a shadow of reflection upon Gre.-ly
nor has there been any attempt to shift the
responsibility to any one. This shows that
in everything done relating to the doings
and selection of Littleton Island instead of
Cape Sabine as a depot and the intention
to land a depot on the return vessel in
case it did not reach Greely and not on the
way up were all in exact accordance
with the plans and there was
The posts upon the route were establish
e d so far as the boats reached, and were a
agreed upon as to the locality, the quantity
and the kind of stores. There is not a
shadow of reflection upon Greely in this
nor upon anvone, and in publishing your
lelcer you have entirely misrepresented me.
In reviewing the past all men see much
they wish had been different. This is
all you or anyone can justly say in a criti
cism Before leaving Washington Greely im
pressed upon me as forcibly as any man
conld and rightly the absolute necessity of
supporting him literally in the way we
had prearranged or as he might direct
after reaching his station, saying
to have the plans changed just as they
have been. The responsibility under my
direction ended with the sinking of the
Proteus. I fail to see any sufficient reason
for our writing me a letter to which this
is a reply, or in your becoming my accuser
when vou became Garlington's counsel.
Signed W. B. Hazfn.
Four Hundred and Forty-Seven.
St. Louis, July 26 The democratic
congressional convention of the Fourteenth
district of this state, which has been in ses
sion at Poplar Bluff since Tuesday fore
noon, adjourned sine die late to-night, after
taking four hundred and forty-seven bal
lots without nominating a candidate, an
event unparalled in Missouri.
the cows laugh at the six crow
Sinful Cincinnati Still Holds
the Lead For Crime and
Minnesota Making a Close
Run for First Place on the
Home Stretch.
Pennsylvania Puts in Her
Claims With Fair Chances
for a Good Third,
The Pittsburg Horror Leads to
the Arrest of Over Fifty.
Brutal Demons.
The Family are Italians From
New Orleans. They are
Placed in the Hospital.
Terrible Crimes and Deeds of
Shocking Immorality Elsewhere.
The Scott Law.
Cincinnati, O., July 26. The first case
against the liquor dealers under the Scott
law was to-day decided in the justice couit
in favor of the county treasurer.
Shot in a Quarrel.
Henderson, Ter, July 26. A young
man named Crawford Black, was shot and
instantly killed by Capt. L. Lattoway, at
Caledona, in a dispute over some land.
An Engineer Shot.
New Orleans. July 26. George Blake, a
well known mechanical engineer, for many
years with H. Dudley Coleman & Bros ,
was shot to-night on JKoyai street oy rai
Egan. Blake died before reaching the
hospital. Egan was arrested.
Indicted for Murder.
Baltimore. July 26. The grand jury
to-day found a presentment against G. W.
Hszeltmefor the murder ol Mamie lhorp,
in tnis cny, on me xvia m&u, ui wmuu
time he afso shot and wounded Mamie
White, both of whom reached Baltimore
with him that day from Toronto, Canada.
The Health Commission De
clare They Have no Signs
of Cholera.
A Just Verdict.
San Francisco, July 26. The trial of
Frank E. Hutchins, who strangled his mis
tress. Mrs. Nettie Sims, formerly a resident
oi Washington, began yesterday and was
concluded this afternoon with a verdict of
suiltv of murder in the first degree." He
will be sentenced August 2nd.
A Onurch Going; Murderer.
Galyeston, Texas, July 26. The News
Tyler special says: Joe Bailey, a negro
living in the southern part of the city, was
shot last night by Alfr d Stearns, and died
his morning. Stearns went to tfailey s
house ana canea mm oui auu uiu me
shooting, then went to church. He was
arrested and jailed to-day.
Drugged and Robbed.
Cincinnati, 0., July 26. Juan C. Bocha,
of Las Vegas, N. M., representing himself
a millionaire cattle dealer has been in the
city a few days. Yesterday he was enticed
into a hack to visit the Latonia race track
and see some fine stock. It wa3 reportad
at a late hour last night that he had been
drugged, beaten and robbed-of money and
checks to the value of thirteen thousand
New York's Noble Games.
New York, July 26. Five huudred
sports assembled at Williams' woods near
Flushing, Long Island, at day-break to
day. White a ring was being pitched the
referee, Harding, announced that Full
James would not fight on account of so
many friends of Dempsey being present.
Full James then drove to this city, follow
ed by Dempsey, where it is understood a
fight will occur in a private house.
Likely to be Lynched.
Franklin, Ky., July 26. The case of
W. S. Cavitt, a wealthy farmer charged
with raping his daughter, was called this
morning. No witnesses were present and
the case was continued. It is rumored
that Mrs. Cavitt and her daughter, who
swore out the warrant have been induced
to leave the country. Warrants of arrest
have been issued for them atod the sheriff
and a posse are now in pursuit of the par
ties. The greatest excitement prevails and
judge lynch is strongly spoken of.
A Cold Blooded Murder.
Kansas City, July 26. Robert Logan, an
inoffensive mechanic, was shot dead to
night in front of a saloon on the corner of
Twenty-third aud Dripp's streets by Ed
ward Sneed, a dissolute character. The
murder was apparenlly unprovoked. Lo
gan it appears had been drinking and had
some money which Sneed tried to get away
from Irm, and when Logan left the saloon
Sneed followed and facing Logan shot him
through the breast. The crowd proceeded
to get a rope and made threats of lynching
but the officers hurried the murderer away
before they could execute their design.
Tha Pittsburg Horror.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 26. The wholesale
arrest of parties supposed to be implicated
in the Lizzie Bradley ou rage lus been
caused by Chief Bryan. Over fifty arrests
have been made, among them one gang of
thirty-two laborers employed on the Balti
more & Ohio road, who were amsieJ be
fore daylight this morning. Thi after
noon the detectives anested George Hilton,
colored, of "West Elizabeth, aud Robert
Grimes, white, of the same place, for par
ticipation, and recovered from Hiltou a
nair of diamond eardrops Other arrests
will be made this afternoon. The diamond
npn.klace has been recovered, and all the
iewelrv has now been found. The woman
- - ..... .
is better to-dav. All Uie parlies nave
hpen committed to lail. and will have a
hearing next Friday. N
Probably Crazy.
Baltimore, July 26. Miss Menlen Ow
en?, of Anne Arund-1 county, who eloped
with the negro. Platter, is living with him
near Benning's station, on the Baltimore
& Potomac railroad, in Prince George
countv. Md. Thev were married by a
negro preacher in Baltimore. Her mtel
lect is evidently weak, one says she has
loved him for uianv years and ha3 been
watching for a chance to elope" with him,
but was so closelv watched she could not.
She is a daughter of the late Dr. Thomns
Owens, oue of the earliest settlers of the
countv. who died a vear ago. Her mother
and self resided with Dr. .Richardson, who
carried the e'der sister. She is in her 33d
year, and ur. xucnaruson says ner minu
has bsen micted for twelve years, bhe has
been living with him a number of year.
and during that lime she has been guarded
constantly. When there was any company
at the house she was never allowed to come
to the first table, owing to her pecdi-ir
ways, and it was on one of these occasions
that she eloped, several persons were
spending the evening at the doc
tors and when they went
into the dining room they
letl .Helen in the sitting room, never
thinking that she and the negro had
planned a scheme to elope. The doctor
said he was satisfied of the marriage, and
that a warrant had been gotten out and
placed in the hands of the
authorities for the arrest of the negro, who
will be tried for abduction. When this is
sccomplished the next step will be to prove
insanity, which the doctor says can be es
tablished without any doubt. The doctor
said the feeling against Platter was intense,
and should he show his face in the country
again he wontd be lynched beyond a doubt. They came originally from Lombardy,
Italy, and, several years ago, emigrated to
Mexicc, where they liyed, according to the
man's statement, at least three years
Thence they moved to Louisiana, where
they resided another year, lhe report
was that Picolloto came direct from Tou
lon to St. Louis, but he states positively
that he never was in Toulon in his life, and
never anywhere else where any epedemic
prevailed. He is a stout, healthy looking
man now, and is seeking employment. He
says the only trouble with his wife is milk
sickness, caused by losing her child. The
child that died on the river had the sum
mer complaint, and nothing else.
Deputy Health Commissioner Francis
visited Mrs. Picolloto and her child at th
female hospital this morniDg, when she
told substantially the same storv as that of
Picolloto, given above. The health-officers
have placed her m the hospital, where
there are two hundred other patients, show
ing conclusively that they do not believe
the story of cholera. The only reason for
placing them in the hospital is that the
woman is slightly unwell, and the family
are out of money and have nowhere else to
Health Commissioner Stevenson, in ex
planation of why the Italian family were
sent to the hospital, says he received a dis
patch from the secretary of the state board
of health at Nashville, Tenn., dated July
Z6at giving lmormauon mat a gentleman
just from New Orleans, had informed him
that a case of cholera was on board the
steamer Annie P. Silver, on the way from
New Orleans to bt Louis
The Dispatch stated further that a child
died at Port Anderson of cholera. The
health commissioner further says that on
the arrival of the steamer here
the family were immediately taken
in charge by the authorities. All seemed
fever but
signs or cnolera connected
with any of them. Picolloto was sent to
the city hospital and his wife and child to
the female hospital. The husband has
since recovered and is on the streets now
work. Health Commissioner
will communicate with the
health authorities at Washington, at once
informing them that there is no founda
tion for the report that the Picolloto
family were afflicted with cholera or were
ever in Toulon or any other cholera in
fected district
Pull off Your Coats and Cast Tour Votes for us Poor Workingmen (?)
Anti-Monopoliat Butler Down with monopolies.
Anti-Monopolist Blaine That's the racket, until after election.
St. Louis, Mo., July 26. Additional de
velopments regarding the alleged cholera
reported as coming to this city on the
steamer Annie P. Silver, are that the fam-
Washington ily is domesticated at the female hospital
here with the exception of the husband
who is boarding at a house on the levee.
The statement that the cholera had at
tacked the family is entirely without
foundation. The suspected persons are
Italians named Picolloto and the family
consisted of a man, wife and two children
Miserable Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, July 26. At 3 oJclock this
morning Officer McLaughlin arrested Tony
Carter, Mark German and James Parker
for riotous proceedings. In an attempt to
escape, both the officer and men fired and
the officer fell with a fatal wound in the
bowels. The prisoners escaped, but at a
later hour all were arrested and are now
in j til. This is the second shooting of an
officer this week, and violence is anticipat
ed. The prisoners belong to a local gang
which has terrorized the community for
several years, and of which all but these
have been scattered.
The reported death of Officer McLaugh
lin at the hands of the thugs has intensi
fied the excitement to such a degree that
the police in force are protecting the sta
tion where the prisoners are now confined.
Lynching is threatened if they are not
taken from the town before night.
The weary delegates all sighed,
But Tovred 'twas their intention
"To ballot for a year before
They'd yield to this convention."
The chairman Lay his gavel down
And said, "I'm quite a 'hummer,'
But darn'd if I don't think I'm in
To stay right here all summer."
A delegate from Saline making a speech.
Attempted Suicide.
Kansas City, July 26. Freddie Holmes
attempted suicide this evening on Delaware
street by shooti ng hersalf in the left breast
with a revolver. She will probably die.
Jealousy is the cause assigned.
The St. John Committee.
Detroit, Mich., July 25. At the recent
national prohibition convention, at Pitts
burg, Professor Samuel Dickie, of Michi-
gan, president of the convention, was made lQ ajJffeiag with maiarial
chairman of the m committee to notify St. there were no6. ,of cholera
jonn oi nis nomination ana autnorizea to
appoint the remaining members. Prof.
Dickie therefore appointed as such com
mittee, Hon. Jas. Black, of Pennsylvania.
Hon. Jno. B. Finch, of Nebraska.
D. Shatton, of Kansas.
Be'. Jno. Russell, of Michigan.
Miss Francis E. Willard, of Illinois.
Hon. S. J. Hasting?, of Wisconsin.
Geo. R. Scott, of New York.
Mrs. Mary Woodbridge, of Ohio.
Hon. J. T. Turner, ol Alabama.
The committee will meet St. John at
some point in Western N. Y. ab3Ut the
middie of August
looking for
Cleveland and Hendricks.
Albany, July 26. Gov. Cleveland's time
was occupied to day with matters of rou
tine at the executive chamber. Among
the callers was Gen. Rosencrans. The
committee of notification is expected in
Albany Tuesday morning vhen a formal
notification will take place at the executive
mansion at half-past three o'clock Tueeday
Thos. A. Hendricks is expected in Sara
toga Tuesday and he will be formally noti
fied of his nomination probably at that
place. A large number of distinguished
democrats from all parts of the country
will be here next week.
Abilene, Kas., July 26. The Dickinson
county Temperance union held a Harvest
Home picnic yesterday in the grove ad
joining the city. About 2,000 people were
present and were addressed by
J. F. Garner, of Falina, and Albert Griffin,
of Manhattan. The meeting was a grand
success. To-night the republicans are
holding a lively rally. A torch light pro
cession is parading the principal streets,
headed by a large band of music. Among
the speakers are, J. R. Barton, of Abilene,
and J. H. Stewart, of Topeka, one of the
best orators in the state.
Washington, July 26. Surgeon General
Hamilton received to-day a copy of a let
ter, dated July 19th, from Dr. J. B, Peace,
who attended the supposed cholera case on
the steamer Annie P. Silver, and who
warned the authorities at Nashville.
Dr. Peace says the family arrived at
New Orleans fiye days since, July 14th,
from San Louis, Spain. The vessels had
been at Bordeaux, Toulon and Vera Cruz
Though the father did not speak English,
Dr. Peace says he learned he had been de
tained at Toulon. The doctor says
further: "The child died with every
symptom of cholera. Whether thi3 was a
case of Asiastic or sporadic cholera I will
not positively assert, but cholera it cer
tainly was."
That the matter may be put in an official
form the following dispatch is added to
the above statement:
St. Louis, Jult 26., 1884.
I Surgen-General Hamilton, Washington.
r a ii 1- ? l i ,
a. morougn examination oi tne alleged
cholera case on the Annie P. Silver at Port
Anderson, Miss., shows that the famil ,
Peccoloto, whose child died during the
trip, have been residents of Mexico for
more than a year and came to the United
States seyen months ago. They never were
in the cholera infected district of Paris.
The child died of summer complaint.
There is no foundation.for the cholera state
ment. Signed John D. Stevenson,
Health Commissioner.
The Defeated Candidate.
Brutal Broderick.
St. Joseph, Mo., July 26. Special.
Michael Broderick, a wealthy railway
contractor of Cameron, was in the city to
day returning from Atchison where he
went after his fourtleen-year-old daughter
Ida, who eloped a few days ago with a rail!
road man named Wm. Kinney, employed
as a brakeman on the Chinaon Ttv
Island & Pacific. .Kinney learned that
Broderick was on his trail and after seduc
ing the girl he deserted her, leaving her at
Atchison with a board bill to pay. Brod
erick was informed that the libertine was
in St. Joseph, hence his visit here. The
fellow had taken his departure, however,
and his whereabouts are unknown.
More ior Marmaduke.
Clinton, Mo., July 26. Special. The
democratic county convention to-day se
lected the following delegates to the stale
convention and instructed them for Mar
maduke for governor and B. G. Boone for
attorney-general : W. H. Allison, W. T.
Carter, W. C. Bronaugh, M. A. Fyke, Geo."
P. Hackney and Thos. B. Payne.
Henry is solid for Marmaduke and

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