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y VOLUME 18.
Partial Return from the Hard
Feagfat Congressional
One t the Closest Contests
Record with Chances in
Faror of More.
The election in Sedalia yesterday,
between Heard and More, passed off
fa quietly as could be expected under
the circumstances attending it. The
Knights of Labor were out in force
working for Heard. They thronged
in and around the polls, and tried in
I every way to bulldoze. Some of the
worst men in the organization were
brought back here to help elect
The vote polled was but little over
one-half of 4 be democrats in the
township. The total number of votes
was 995, of which Heard received 725
and More 270, making Heard's ma
jority 455.
The vote from other portions of the
fdunty as far as could be ascertained
last night a. m.:
Green Ridge, Heard, 86; More, 14.
Lamonte, Heard, 139; More, 34.
Georgetown, Heard, 53; More, 13.
It is conceded that the other coun
ty precincts, will, all of them, give
Heard a majority that will be in
about the same ratio as the
above. Heard's majority in this
county will be less than 1,000.
Marshall, Mo., Sept. 4. Special. The
election passed off quietly. More hat cai
ried this county by over 1,000 majority.
Following are the precincts heard from :
Marshall, Heard, 224; Moore, 577.
Shackleford, Heard, 9; More, 75.
Grand Pass, Heard, 12; More, 82.
Arrow Rock, Heard, 40; More, 126.
Miami, Heard, 174; More, 188.
Mount Leonard, Heard, 25; More, 31.
Brownsville, Heard, 30; More, 170.
Slater, Heard, 1; More, 187.
Versailles, Mo., Sept. 4. Special.
The election passed off quietly but a very
light vote was polled. At thib writing
both parties are claiming the victory but
the chances are that Heard has carried the
county by a small maiority. The vote at
this place was as follows : Heard, 155 :
More, 90. More carried Ritchie, Little,
Morgan and Hopewell precincts by good
majorities. It is also stated he carried
Marion, Creek, Bondstore, aud Akinsville.
The vote will be very close.
Fayette, Sept. 4. Special Returns
come in slow, five townships heard from
officially give Heaid 234 majority. His
majority will be increased by full returns.
Warsaw, Sept. 4. Special. Vote light
here, no returns yet from outside precincts,
city vote, Heard 72, More 27.
California, Sept. 4. Special. Heard
will probably receive a small majority :n
the county. So for as heard from the vote
is as follows :
Walker township, Heard 171, More 112.
Tipton, Heard 112, More 90.
Otterville, Sept. 4. Special. Follow
ing is the vote here, Heard 54, More 38.
Brick school house, in Morgan county,
Heard 7, More 18.
Boonville, Sept. 4. Special. Coooee
county will give More 300 majority. ot
in Boonville, More, 263; Heard, 126.
Columbia, Sept. 4. Special This
county gives More about 300 majority.
Bolivar, Sept. 4. Special More is
ahead in this county, Marion township
gives Heard 158, More 163.
New York Canoe Race.
The first heat of the international canoe
I cup race -here to-day, was won by the Eng
lish canoe Nantins, the Lassie being second.
J he second race was won by the Lassie she
beating the Nantins. There were four en-
Itries. The deciding heat will be sailed
IMonday a. Hartford, Conn.
The Twelfth District
Nevada, Sept. 4. Special. The fight
in this district is waxing hot, St. Clair,
Cedar and Burbon counties held their pri
maries to-day. The expected result is as
follows, as between Y. J. Stone and J. B.
Oantt, condidates for congress :
Counties. Mune. Gantt.
: Barton 0 6
I Bates ... 0 J -
Cass 10 0
Cedar 5 9
Dade 2
Henry 0 11
J a per 11 delegate contested.
St. Clair 6 0
i Vernon 13 0
The L test News from the Land
of Earthquakes and
There are lit delegates in the convention
which meets :he fth, inst. at Lamar If
the Stone delegation from Jasper county
is seated as it probably will be, Mr. Stone
will be nominated.
Stone 166
Gantt 7
Stone 72
Gantt 17
Clinton vi lie went overwhelmingly for
Stone. 1 Dorado gives Stone 41 majority.
Separator Burned.
OiHerville, Sept. 4, Special. Wn. H.
Steele residing near this place, yesterday
lost a fine separtor and 175 bushels of oats
by fie originating from sparks from the
engine. Loss about $600, no insurance
Mr. Steele, yesterday ordered another sep
arator, from D. Blocher of Sedalia.
The Pulsations of the Depths
Still Continue to Cre
ate Alarm.
Relief Flowing in from All Quar
ters Scientific ln?es-tigation.
For Gantt.
Clinton, Mo., Sept. 4. Special. Col
lins township and Osceola have both gone
it r Gantt. Judge Gantt arrived home to
night from St. Clair county. He grants
the nomination of Stcne if the Stone dele
gates from Jasper are seated.
Fatally Cut
Pilot Grove, Sept. 4. Special. Dr. T.
E. Staples, of La mine, was badly cut to
day by Patterson. He will probably die.
No particulars.
Barton for Gantt
Lamar, Mo., Sept 4. Special The
primaries passed ofi without much excite
ment. This countv is for Gantt.
Fatally Injured in a Fight
Evansville, Ind., Sept, 4. News received
from Petersburg, to-night says a fatal fight
occurred in Mitchell's saloon at that place
yesterday evening. From particulars given
it appears that a man named Willis Brown
was sitting on a beer keg in front of the
saloon, when a man named Co!. Howard
approached and in a playful manner
rubbed Brown's face with his hands. At
this Brown jumped up and struck Howard
a terrible blow in the face, knocking him
beak ward out of the door and onto the
pavement, which is nearly five feet below
the level of the diKflff!s head-struck the
pavement, causing injuries from which his
physician say he cannot recover. Mr.
Howard is one of the most respectable and
and wealthiest farmers in Pike county, and
is well-liked by every one. Brown, who
dealt the fatal blow, is considered a des
perate character. He was placed in jail,
without bail, to await the result of How
ard's injuries.
Powdeyly in a Pet
Pittsburg, Sept. 4. An evening paper
says a New York telegram received in
Pittsburg to-day occasioned no little talk
among the Knights of Labor here. It is
stated that General Master -Vorkman Pow-
derly has notified the Knights of Labor
authorities that he will not accept another
term of office and that bis name is not to
be used at Richmond as he intends to leave
the order. The telegram further stated
that Powderly's declaration was occasioned
by his disgust over recent differences in the
order, and that the fact that his physical
condition demanded a rct. It was stated
that Thos. McGuire and Horon of district
49, New York, who have been considered
in opposition to Powderly, have declared
that neither of them would be a candidate
for the position. ':oniinent Knights of
Labor here say they know noth ng of Mr.
Powderly's intentions, but are inclined to
douM the truth of the report
Buried in a Tunnel.
Portland, Oregon; Sept. 4. News reaches
lere that the eastern end of the Northern
'aeific tunnel under construction through
the Cascade Mountains caved in and nine
white men were buried under the stones
land earth. There is little chance of any
iing rescued alive. Further particulars
are not obtainable.
Saving the Mormons.
Snncp dinmfrill trvHav granted a writ of
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habeas corpus ordering the imigration
commission to produce twenty-in ree mor
mon immigrants who are waiting on
Ward's Island to be sent back to Europe,
the writ was obtained to test toe legality ef
It . a 1
ine power oi tne commissioners to senu
Lormons as unfitted tor this country.
Geo. Beirer for Congress
Leavenworth, Kansas, Sept 4. The
emocratic congressional convention of
be district met in this citv to-day
nd dominated Geo. Beirer of ilia w at ha,
Fears for The Bermudas
Washington, Sept 4. The hydrographic
office has received a letter from Capt. Leo
Voegel of the steamer Citv of Palatka,
briefly describing the effects of the earth
quake at sea. He had just left Charleston
and was twelve miles off the harbor at
Port Royal in eight and a half fathoms
where he expereinced a terrible rumbling
sensation which lasted one and a half min
utes. Some anxiety was felt with regards
to the possible effects of the earthquake at
Bermudas, i he islands lie directly in what
is now supposed to be the path of the most
violent agitation and their physical features
are such as to warrant the fear that they
experienced a severe disaster and were per
haps annihilated.
The Strike Settled.
St. Louis, Sept 4 The strike of the
coal miners at Bevier, Mo., has been settled.
The men have agreed to go back to work
at the old rate of wages, with the under
standing that if business shall waarant it
on the first of October, thir wages will be
raised to the desired amount If business
is still dull at that time the men will quit
again and hold out until their demands
are granted.
Larned Republicans.
Larned, Kansas, Sept 4. Thhe republi
cans of Pawnee county met to-day in dele
gate convention. The proceedings were
harmonious and enthusiastic and atten
dance full resulting in the following nomi
nations : Representative W. C. Dwares ;
Probate Judge, W. P. Peters ; County At
torney, Nelson Adams ; Superintendent of
Public Instruction. A. H. Lupfer ; Dis
trict Clerk, D. M. Rose.
A Scientific View.
Charleston, S. C, Sept 4. Professof W.
T. McGee, of the United States geological
survey, went to Summerville on Friday to
investigate the immediate or remote causes
of the recent earthquake. He stopped at
Ten Mile Hill station around which the
earthquake was particularly active and
paid special attention to the matter which
was thrown up from the craters, which are
numerous through the belt of country ex
tending from a distance about forty-seven
miles and from Ten Mile Hill north and
south and likewise east and west
for an indefinite distancealong the sea coast
Prof. McGee collected specimens of the soil
and mud which had been thrown up and
samples of the waters which flowed from
the fissures, taking particular note of the
cavities onthe farm of Mr. Chan. Lee the
largest of which is at out nix een feet square
and sixteen feet deep. At Summerville Piof.
McGee continued his investigations and
talked freely with geutlemen there,
One of thesse gives the Aew and
Courier a sketch of Prof. McGee's
statements. Prof. McGee said that the orn
amental ork and ginger bread work in
Charleston was in many instances oat of
proportion to the size of the building and
these parts would be apt to fall and carry
away portions of the general structure. He
said that when he left Washington he
thought that he would have very little dif
ficulty in determining the approximate
course of the earthquake, but confessed to
having been much puzzled by the observa
tion. Contrary to expectations, he found
that the fissures were .not uniform in their
direction, some extended from north to
south, others fmm east to west and on this
accoun he would hesitate to give any sci
entific declaration. He did, however, give
the opinion that the shocks were the result
of local land slides. By the term local
he does not mean that the shakes
can be traced to any particular pi are at
Summerville, Charleston or elsewhere and
remarks that there was no connection be
tween the shakes and the suppressed vol
tanic action. His impression is that the
area covered by the land slide theory has
been from forty to one hundred miles
under the bed of the sea. He was couti
dent, morever, that tne worst was
passed. This statement however, was
made prior to the shock at 11
o'clock last night He left Summer
ville this evening for the phosphate district
where he will continue his observations.
Prof. McGees remarks have had an excel
lent effect L'p to yesterday about 1,000
people or one-third or the whole popula
tion had left Summerville and it is expect
ed that Prof McGees statement will stop
any further exodus. Mr. Simuel Ham
mond, who was reported as dangerously
injured, and dying is now doing well, Ml
leg, ' however, is fractured and he has
ynany severe contusions, iiie leeling is
nlecidedlv more cheerful and a better tone
naturally prevails in the community.
The workmen are at work upon the in
jured buildings putting them in order and
as much as possible is being done to pro
tect the interiors from the rains which are
expected. Another element which increas
es confidence is the organization to-day of
a strong relief committee which will take
entire charge of the provision
of food, clothing and quarters
as far as necessary for those
who have suffered from the earthquake. A
considerable number of tents have been
received from the government and others
are expected to-morrow. The orphan
house, alms houe and the catholic orphan
asylum have been provided with sufficient
shelter. An encampment for other refugees
in military style is now being formed on
the sou h battery. There will be an en
campment for colored refugees on Marion
More Shakes;
Charleston, Sept. 4. At 9:30 to-night
another earthquake shock of about five
seconds duration, the first of the day, start
led the shook up people. It was not nearly
as severe as the -hock of last night
Columbia, S. C , Sept. 4. Another very
distinct earthquake shock was felt here to
night at 9:27 o'clock the vibrations .contin
uing about five seconds.
Showers of Rocks.
Charleston, Sept 4. The earthquake
shock las: night caused great alarm on ac
count of the shattered condition of the
nerves of the people, but little actnal harm
was done by the shock. The sensation to
day is'the ailing of showers ot pebbles in
the lower part of the citv. The firet fall
was at 7:30 this morning and the second
about 11 o'clock. They appealed to fall
in a slanting direction from south to north.
There are morsels of flint among them and
all are plainly abraded and worn by the
action of w iter. Some few have sharp
fractures and were evidently recently broken.
of the pinnacle cf Black mountain the
snbterannean rumblings were tremendous
and continued fifteen minutes. Immense
rocks were moveU from their beds and
hurled down the mountain side ints the
valley and people fled from their houses
int i the woods.
Postal Communication Resumed
Washington, Sept 4.- Acting Postmas
ter General Stevenson to-day received a
telegram from the postmaster at Charles
ton, S C, stating that mail connections
and delivery hat been delayed for thirty
six hours, on account of the earthquake,
but that now everything was working un
interrupted. Another.
Savannah, Ga. Sept 4. At Ml Is
night another shock of earthquake was
felt l ere, but not so severe. It was every
where lerceptible and people rushed from
the houses and stores. Hundreds of peo
ple are spending the night out of doors.
Lighthouses Wrecked.
Washington, Sept 4. Dispatches re
ceived at the lighthouse bureau from
Charleston, state the officeof the lighthouse
inppector is badly wrecked. The Tybee
and St Simons lighthouses were also bad
ly cracked.
Liberal Subscriptions.
New York, Sept 4. A subscription has
been opened at the Manhattan club in aid
of the Charleston sufferers. The total
amount of subscription raised at the Cotton
Exchange to aid the Charleston sufferers is
5v tVS. At the Petroleum Exchange $100.
A Race For Life.
Fans, 111-, Sept 4. An exciting shooting !
affair between Andy Johnson and Thomas
Scott, two well-known farmers living a few
miles south of here, occurred last evening,
which may result in the death of Scott
The alleged facts concerning the cases are
these: Scott has missed some calves from
his farm, and while huntiog.them learned
that Johnson had poscessic of them on his
farm a mile distant Scott, accompanied
by his ton and another boy, all on horse
back, rode upon Johnson's land looking
for the cattle. Johnson appeared on his
black stallion and claimed damages by
Scott's cattle. A dispute arose and the
men agreed to settle the'matteratthe house.
Both men rode rapidly, Johnson to get his
self-cocking revolver and Scott to escape.
Johnson jumped fences with bis steed, and
procuring his pistol met Scott near the
house. A- he turned to break for the road
a few yards distant, Johnson yelled, "I
you; what are you doing here ?" and rap
idly emptied his revolver, lodging three
balls in Scott's anatomy and two in the
horse. An old feud between the men is be
lt ind the tragedy, and as Scott refused to
prosecute by law, more trouble is antici
pated should he live.
The Pullman Place Car Fac
tory and a Large A moan t of
Railroad Property
More Earthquakes.
Augusta, lia, Sept. 4. Two slight
shocks were felt to-day at 6:36 and one at
9 a. m.
Another Shock
Augusta, (ia., Sept 4. Auothtr slight
shock was felt here at 9 o'clock to-night
Missouri Crops.
St Louis, Sept 4. J. W. Sanborn, sec
retary of the state board of agriculture,
makes the following crop report for Aug
ust corn has gone steadily down for Aug
ust and its general condition now i
per cent Drought and heat have been
general over the state and the few short
rains were inadequate to break it. The
crop is now made and will not materially
change. All other crops and pastures have
uftered from drought The condition of
potatoes is 70 per cent; tobacco, 73; apples,
7o Flax yield per acre 0.4 bushels;
hemp, '' 4 bushels. Hemp, condition, M
per cent; cattle, 90 per cent
A Trip of Reprisal.
San Francisco, Cal., Sept 4. The steam
er Moroa anived to-dav troni Sidnev, Aus
tralia. She brought news of the arrival
there of the (ierman war ship Albrtross
from among the Hebrides Islands where
she had been for the purpose of punishing
the natives for the murder of German sub
jects at the island of Beneur. A crowd of
armed natives who had gath
ered on the beach were tired into
and a hundred or more killed
, The village of Tombolonga on the Island
of rentacost was bombarded and many
more natives killed. When a landing was
eflected at the latter plac portions of hu
man bodies were found but most of the
bodies had apparently been carried away on
both islands. All the native villages that
were found were burned. In Beneur a
man named K ein and on Penticost a man
of the germau schooner, Upoli, had been
murdered by natives. Before the Albatross
returned to Sydney she was reported to
have proceeded to the Caroline Inland and
hauled down the German dag Hying there.
KLUed His Brother.
Mount Vernon, III., September 4. Two
sons of Hiram Howard living near Rome,
in i his conntv, about ten miles from here,
were engaged yesterday in molding bullets,
when the younger of the two, aged 14
years, seized the molds and ran away with
them. The other boy followed, and the
younger one threw back his arm, having an
open pocket knife in his hand, which
struck bis brother under the right ann,sev
ering an artery from which he died in
about twenty-five minutes. A coroner's
jury was impaneled, but late yesterday
afternoon adjourned till this morning, the
testimony being so conflicting that they
were unable to decide. When they met
this morning they disagreed and the boy
was discharged. From what can be learn
ed the killing was accidental.
A Jailer Nearly KUled.
Anson, Texas, Sept. 4. Lsst night about
eight o'clock, the prisoners in jail called
on W. C. M. Glosener. the jailer, to hand
them some tobacco and cigarette paper.
Mr. Glosener. thinking all was right,
passed them the cigarettes and started out
wiun Add Cannon, who is under charge of
stage robbery, horse theft and robbing some
Fort Worthites. strutk Glosener over the
head with a strip of iron off the water !
tank, knocked him down and beat h in 1
over the head, fraturing his skull in three
places, which the doctors pronounce fatal.
The rest of the prisoners say tha Cannon
took Glosener's pistol and placed it to his
head, with the intention of killing him,
and they begged him not to kill a dead
man. Cannon then made his escape in hi
night clothes and barefooted. The county
is being scoured for him this morning.
Jersey City, Sept. 4. A disastrous tire
tm ke out at 5:10 this evening in the Pull
man Palace Car company' shed, in the
New York, Iake Erie d Western railroad
yard. The tire is supposed to have been
caused by the explosion of a barrel of ker
osine. It spread in all directions with
frightful rapidity and in less than an hour
had destr yed a large amount of property.
There were eight Pullman sleeping cars in
the shed, two of which were hauled out un
injured, one partially burned and the other
rive were totally destroyed. Thev were
valued at about $16,000 each. By this
time the shed was a mass of flames, which
next enveloped the two-story brick build
ing at the eastern end. This
was used by the railroad com-
f any for offices and store-room purposes,
t was destroyed two buildings at the
western end of the car shed were also
wiped out. They were almost all frame
except the railroad telegraph office known
as the " Ha," office and a one-story brick
outhouse the latter was supposed to be fire
proo and was filled with costly railroad
equipments, a'l of which were ruined.
The flames next attacked the freight depot
of the Northern Railroad of New Jersey,
and New York railroad. Both companies
occupied a one story frame building with a
long freight shed attached. These build
ings with thirteen freight cars and two
empty set cars were burned. The loss will
amount to about $200,000 most of which is
covered bv insurance.
Seriously Injured.
Larned, Kas., Sept. 4 A runaway oc
curred this evening bv which two estimable
young ladies were seriously injured. Miss '
Clare Sunderland, daughter of Col nn
uciiaiiu aim i-u ir, a giauuuauu.ci were
out riding and while coming down the
west side of town from neglect in proper
fastening in harness, the buggy ran on the
horse frightening him so that he became
unmanagable and threw tnem out with
such force upon the ground that the first
named lady was terribly mangled about
the face and it is supposed received intern
al injuries. The atter is seriously hurt
and bruised, beth being picked up aud con
veved home in an unconscious condition.
Bynum Crets There
Indianapolis, Ind , Sept. 4. The demo
cratic nominating convention of this ( the
seventh district) was held in May and re
sult d in a split, and the nomination of
two candidate Messrs. Kyn urn and Bailey.
The disputed candidacy was referred to the
state central committee. That body in
turn referred it to the district committee,
and a new convention was ordered, to con
sist of the delegates pr sent at the May
convention. The meeting was held tdav
and after a lengthy and tumultous session
Bynum was nominated by a decisive ma
jority. The opponents of Bynum cast
their votes for David Turpie.
Base Ball.
Philadelphia 3 Kansas City m 0
Louisville 4 St. Louis 11
Washington. 6 Chicago 13
Pittsburg 1 J Cincinnati 0
Baltimore 2 Metropolitans 6
Denver 6 Lincoln 3
Leadville 11 St. Joe Q
Boston 1 1 St. Louis 12
Xew York 1 JJetroit 7
Brooklyn 2 I Athletics.. 1
Hartford Races.
Hartford, Conn.. Sept. 4.-2:27 class:
Arab 1)231
Membrano Sparkle 3 2 112
Maude Messenger 2 3 3 2 3
Time. 2:201 2:17$, 2:18, 2:29, 2:20.
2:21 class.
Charlie Hilton 13 2 11
Xohby 2 1 1 2 J
Ju ige Lindsev ;i 2 3 3 dis
Time, 2:22, 4:22J, 2:18, 4:17 J; 2:2U.
2:2-" class.
Vicking Ill
Electric :i 3 2
Lady Barefoot 2 2 6
Sylvia M 6 4 3
Lizzie Wilk 4 I 4
Wm. Kearnev 5 6 5
Time, 2:2i5, 2:211, 22A-
A Manace to Uncle Sam.
Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 4. As a result of
the correspondence between canada and
the imperial authorities. Orders have been
issued to commanders of English war ves
sels now along the Atlantic and gulfcoat
to report at once to Halifax fordu'y. They
vfl be used to assist Canadian crusiers in
protecting the fisheri's and to lookafter the
protection of New Foundland fisheries.
A Tramp Shot.
(Juincy, 111., SepL 4. Seven tramp
boarded an outgoing freight train over the
Chicago, Burlington & Qoincy railroad,
which left here at noon to-day. When the
train reached Fowler, a stat'on a few mile
east of Qnincy, the tramps were driven
from the cars, when they commenced to
retaliate and threw a volley of rocks at the
trainmen. Mr. George Willi ms, a brak
man, drew his revolver and opened fire on
the tramps and shot one of them, Mike
Donavan, wounding him severely in the
breast, which will probnbly be followed by
latal results Lpon the arrival of the
train at Camp Point Williams waa placed
under arrest, and warrants were issued for
all the tramps per order of the railroad
company. The tramps are being gathered
in as fast as they can be foufid. As the
shooting was considered justtiable, it is not
likely that Williams will be placed under
very heavy bail.
The Swimming Race
New York, Sept. 4. The second swim
ming race ot the serie of the three between
Lundstrom, of this city, and John
Robinson, the long distance champion of
Knglaad, occurred at Oak Point to-day.
The distance was three miles with a fast
flowing tide, Lundstrom crossed the finish
line about one hundred yards in advance
of his competitor in thirty six minutes and
thirtv seconds. Robinson's time was thirtv
seven minute and fifty seconds.
Among the Mountains
Raleigh, N. C, Sept. 4. A special dis
patch to the Sam and Observer says that
news has been received at Nashville to
night from Mitchell county to the effect I
that the earthquake pbenoonona was very !
startling in the mountains. In the vicinity '
Liberal Relief.
Charleston, S. C, Sept. 4. About $30,
000 in cash has been received for the suf
ferers and the indications are that several
times that amount will be forwarded. CSftf
Assessor Kelley cays the totalloas will
reach $10,000,000. The taxable property ag
gregates twenty-two million dollars. As the
greater portion os the propertv destroyed
waa inherited by old families who have no
surplus means it is believed that only a
Krlion will be rebuilt. All day there has
&n a constant rattle and roar of falling
buildings and old material. Scores of
buildings are being torn down by the own
ers as a means o: safety.
They Kissed.
Vienna, ??ept. 4. An account received
here of the entry of Prince Alexander into
Sofia, state that the populace received him
heartily but not demonstratively. During
the review of the troops Prince Alexander
rode with Colonel Moulkeroff, the commander-in-chief
When Colonel Moulke
roff went to meet Prince Alexander the
latter saluted and kissed him. Tfce Prince
rode a splendid charger with gold trap
pings. Moulkerofi met the prince at the
city gate and addressed him with a speech
of welcome. Called him Bulgaria's prid
and thansed God for his safe return to the
people of whom he was the beloved. A t
the conclusion of the address Alexander
and Moulkeroff kissed each other.
Speech Photography,
Descriptions of the new apparatus of
Pro! A. G. and Dr. a Bell make it ap
pear quite as wonderful as the tele
phone. It is based on the remarkable
discovery that a jet of falling water er
a flame of gas reproduces every word
or sound within a given distance, and
It seems to accomplish by more sensV
tire means what was attempted by the
speaking phonograph. By arranging
a descending film of colored water be
tween the sunlight and a moving sen
sitive tablet, the vibrations produced
la the film by speech are inseantane
onsly and continuously photographed
Other arrangements cause the photo
graphed irregularities corresponding
to air pulsations to be re-translated into)
air-waves, making the voice heard
again. If the anticipated success io
achieved with such speech-records, the
aid of the photographer's art will be of
more value to the future reporter tha
a knowledge of short-hand. Arkansom
Knights to The Keseue.
St. Louis .SepL 4. Ascalon Com man -dery
No. 16, Knights Templar to-night
telegraphed the grand commander at Sav
annah to draw on it for $100 to be de
voted to the relief of suffering knights in
Charleston. This is the first contribution
from Missouri.
Washington, Sept. 4. For Missouri and
Kansas, generally fair weather, slightly
cooler; southerly winds becoming variable, j
Dr. Burroughs, in the Therapeuiif
Gazette, states that nitro-glycerine as t
heart stimulant is far superior li
brandy, and may be given with ooe
fidence whenever the administration ot
brandy is interdicted. Two (drops of o
one per cent solution are equivalent
lo an ounce of brandy, and the effect!
of the drug are felt immediately. Q
sreates no unnatural craving. Thm
doctor gives a detailed account of the
eases in which he has employed it, sad
inds, after an extensive experience
that it is of great value in shock frees
accidents, faintness after surgteei
operations, failure of the heart s
doe to chloroform, for opium poi
mg, asthma and the collapse of U
If. Y. Sun.
There has not been a saloon flee
(he sale of intoxicants in Hancock
County for over forty-eight years, and
It is also true that during; the year 188ft
the grand jury did not find a single ha
dietment, and there was not a pnsoeeg
in the county jail during that yee&
We challenge any county in the state
to beat our record for 1885. Eamcmtk
Wat Va.) Independent

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