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VOLUME 19. SEDALIA, MO, TUESDAY. JUNE 2, i887. NUMBER 3. BY FAST MAIL. r A Brutal Superintendent of Asylum Discovered in Indiana The Rav ages of Chintz Bugs. an A Nineteen Year Old Boy's Aw ful Deed in Hardin Coun ty, III. News from Many Places. IN HONOR OF DR. McGLYNN. Over Twenty-Thousand People Present to do Him Rev eranee and Help George's Theories. Prof. S. A. Forbes, State Entomolo gist of Illinois, has been in the locality of Centralis, 111., for the past two days mak ing a study of the insects that cut short the strawberry crop, and sis the ravages of the chinch bug. In some sections of the township the wheat fields, and even the roads, are swarming with the bags. At 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the dinine hall of the Wabash Western I son of a prominent and wealthy German. It is understood that the quarrel occurred ' concerning the jealousy of young Michel- stag, who imagined that Brum me 1 was try ing to supplant mm in me anections oi a certain young German school girl. There is reat indignation in German circles and every effort is being made to capture the supposed assassin. Young Brummell lies at the point of death. There is little hope of his recovery. A sensation was created Friday at Wabash, Indiana, by the arrest of Samuel Meyers. Superintendent of the Miami ' . T"fc - tL Willi uuniy Asyium lor uie roor, on me marge i.:nj r w:tn in ,h; it of assaulting and cruelly beating helpless I parlics Drevious t0 the P female inmates of the institution. on-, tial eIeclion in lt stable taggert appeared oeiore tne Lounty Commissionees at Peru and made com plaint apairw Meyers. An investigation was immediately ordered, resulting in the arrest. The principal com plaining witness is Minerva Taggert, the feeble-minded sister of Constable Taggert, whe has been in the asylum for about nine years. Miss Taggert alleges the most fear ful and inhuman treatment on the part oi Meyers, and in evidence showed great welts The Hotel Open. Sweet Springs, June 18. special. The hotel at this well-known and popular re sort was formally opened this evening and the guests who are already here are having a most enjoyable time. The new band from St Louis is a great success and the ball-room is well patronized. The cot- t-ges are nearly all filled and the season promises to be gayer than for ome years. (Juite a number of strangers are present this evening some from Marshall, Kansas City and other places. The prep arations for the State Teacher I Associa tion are all completed and the membr will be given a hearty welcome. ROBBED AND ARRESTED. Civil Service Examination. Washington, June I. The on her back and arms, where she said Railway in Moberly, Mo., Thos. Reilly, a I she had been beaten by the Superintendent. cook, made an insulting remark to the wife of Louis Willet, Clerk of the house. Willet went into the room to take Reilly ! to task, when the latter seized a carving knife and cut Willet across the cheek mak ing a wound several inches long and through into the mouth. Reilly is a steamboat cook from St Louis who arrived there yesterday morning.He is under arrest The Plasterers' National Convention held final sessions Friday at the Laclede. Hotel St Louis. At the morning session the apprentice law was taken up and changed. Heretofore, age was no limita tion of apprenticeship. The change made to-day prohibits anybody over 21 from be ginning an apprenticeship. Also, no em ployer will be allowed to take more than two apprentices. The assessment of unions in case of a strike was changed from a voluntary to a compulsory assessment of 10 cents per capita per week. Robert W. Briggs, of Lake, Miss., com mitted suicide vesterdav at the American House in Ei Paso, Texas, by shooting him self through the head with a revolver. He had been unable to find work and went across the river to Paso del Norte, looking for employment, but was unsuccessful there also. He left several letters behind ad dressed to the Mayor of the city, and to his wife and children in Mississipi, in which he calmly wrote of his intention to commit suicide and gave directions about the dis position of some few articles that he wish ed his children to have as mementoes of him. John Wales, a prominent citizen of Liberty, Sullivan county, N. Y., was shot and killed by Curtis Fiske, a clerk in a hardware store in that village at an early hour yesterday morning. The shoot ing occurred at Mrs. Sarah J. Nasim's hotel. Fiske was paying attentions to a widow. Wales went to the hotel at 1 o'clock with a handful of red pepper, with which he intended to attack Fiske. Both men were armed with revolvers and became involved in a controversy, when Fiske fired at Wales, the bullet entering his brain. Fiske claims that the shooting was done in self-defense. Wales leaves a widow and one child. Friday morning a man ran out of J restaurant in Minneaoplis and hurried Jown to the river, where he jumped from the bank. He landed on some logs, and as there was not space enough for his body between the logs he pushed his head through a small opening into the water and held it in that position. He was taken out of the water before he was quite dead, but he died soon afterward. The suicide was Albeit Swell, a millstone dresser by occupation. He was 40 years of age and unmarried. His father and mother live at Rock Island. He was dis charged a few days ago from the mill, and ever 6ince has been drinking heavily. Ben Isham, the 19-year-old son of Squire J as. M. Isham, of Hardin county, 111., has been arrested for the robbery and attempted murder of Edward Cornell. Cornell had been staying with the father of young Isham, and occasionally made a display of his money and gold watch, and when ready to leave he was directed by young Isham to take a by-paih, as it was nearer. He promised to do so, and left. Young Isham then hurried to a thicket and when his victim approached he confronted him with a club snd demanded his money and watch. Atter getting possession of them he concluded that dead men tell no tales, and so proceeded to murder Cornell, leaving him for dead. Some time that evening Cornell recovered consciousness and crawled to the house of a neighbor, where he told his pitiful story. His injuries will probably result fatally. Officer Damerson, who has been to Fair Grove, nineteen miles north of Springfield, Mo., in search of James Phil lips, the murderer of Mrs. W. H. Clark son, arrived in Springfield Friday morn ing with hi" prisoner. He found him at the home of his mother, near Fair Grove, and arrested and disarmed him without any resistance. The preliminary trial was set for next Monday. The defense will be that Mrs. Clarkson was accidentally shot in a scuffle over the possession of the tol she had at the time of the killing. two were alone in a room with the doors closed. While Phillips was in the Jus tice's office, this morning, W. H. Clarkson, husband of the murdered woman, entered the office leading his 4-year-old son and walking up close to the prisoner, gave vent to nis rage. Officer Dameron inter posed and searched Mr. Clarkson. but found no weapons. Young Albeit Brummell, some few days ago, had a difficulty with a lad named Michelstag, at St Joseph, Mo. The latter threatened dire vengeance, but it was thought to be only a boy's foolish threat. Yesterday afternoon while Brummell was engagea iu playing ball in the eastern part of the city, a shot was fired from a clump of trees, and the lad fell to the ground with a bullet in his abdomen. The rest of his playmates became frightened and scattered in all directions. The police were notified and responded immediately and took the boy to the city hospital. Brummel is only 17 years of age, and the Mie had barely escaped with her life. The alleged brutal assaults made by Meyers have been wholly unprovoked, according the testimony of others. Em boldened by the story of the Taggert girl and the arrest of Meyers, several other helpless female inmates of the asylum have made similar statements and exhib ited their bruised and blackened limbs as evidence of the treatment they have re ceived. Meyers will be tried. Without a Defect Washington, D. C, June 18 Comman der R. D. Evans, the chief inspector of steel for the new navy, returned this morn ing from Chester. He inspected the steel for the new ves sels. He says that the steel sternpost of gunboat No. 1 was cast yesterday at the Standard steel vorks. The engine bed-plate for the cutter Bal timore, which was cast there, was also in spected. Both boats are being constructed at Cramps Yards. The inspection was highly gratifying as the steel was without a defect and is regarded as the best large steel casting yet made in this country. The first detachment of bjiler materials for the new dynamite cruiser was made yesterday from Thurlow. Commander Evans brought to the navy department th is morning a specimen of steel plate 11 1-2 inches in thickness which had bent cold upon itself under a trip hammer without the sign of a break. The manufacturers were doubtful of being able to cast at the first trial a plate of that thickness, which would stand a severe strain. Commander Evans supervised the test himself, and when the steel failed to give way at the required strain, he tried to break it, but without succes-. The ex periment is regarded as remarkable. The sample used was a part of the plate intended for the shoe plate of the Balti more which is attached to the keel. The bent piece of steel was presented to Sec retary Whitney as a mammoth paper weight. The contract for supplying the steel for the armament and armor of the n w avv was to-day returned to the navy dtf rt aoent from Bethlehem, Pa., signed by the Bethlehem Steel Co. It will .'ecive the signature of the Secretary of the Navy, and become operative in a few days. New York, Jr.ne 18. The 'monster pa raed and mass meeting in Union Square to-night in honor of Dr. McGlynn was without exception the largest affiir of the since the reiden- ted that over three hundred different organizations, j numbering 20,000 persons took part in ! the demonstration. The parades began to assemble at j the starting point on Broadway and Thir- re-nth street shortly after 7 o'clock I The two route of the procession were as follows : East side from Thirteenth j street, down Broadway to Astor place, to ' Second avenue to Twenth-third street, to I First avenue to Thirty-ninth street, to , Fifth avenue to Seventh street to Sixth avenue to Twelfth street, to Fifth avenue to Rroadwav and I'nion Smarp Th west aide was as tol lows : From Thirteenth i deskt reminding a spectator ! at ror rtr.wn ti HnJmuv t, W..V ..l.va i roo in- The examination was ( J x. v. " w w vu tt w vv IT J I V j to rilth avenue to twelfth How (on fide nee Men Kobbed John Carlman Arrest ed and Scared Him into See reey. Real Estate Bargains For This Week. Wednesday Swede, who i Kansas City, June n afterncon John Carlman, a has been working with a construction crew on a Kansas railroad, was the victim of a bold confidence game. He was on his way to Chicago and while waiting for his train WAB AAVAiia w-xnAa W aa a 1 a rh i a I in hrst civil,. - - . j u: i . . N' Ainr ir ir ittiiu i niw ani ii m i dior service examination under the new rules. i ! mm . , . .7 , I i-uuiiirjriuau. mu;r urin.Miig mxr LOgeui- er the entertaining iwede invited his White week. goods at Minter Bros, this A Victim to the Opium Habit. Philadelphia, June 18. Mrs. Marie VanSlyke, a resident of Madison, Wis., threw herself from the bathroom window of the private hospital of Dr. Mitchen, on Arch street, yesterday afternoon, and was instantly killed. Mrs. VanSlyke was 27 years of age and an unfortunate victim of the opium habit. With the hope of effecting a cure, her mother brought her to this city in the early part of the week and placed her under the care of Dr. Mitchell. The case was investigated by the coroner to-day, and after hearing several witnesses the jury returned a verdict in accordance with the facts as above stated. ft The Mrs. Vilas1 Outing. Washington, D. C, June 18. Mrs. Vilas is the latest of the cabinet ladies to con clude her arrangements for the summer va cation. Mrs Vilas, with Miss Nellie Vilas, Henry and Mollie, will leave here about Wednesday for Madison, Wis., where she will open their .muse for the summer. Mrs. Vilas will entertain a number of the prominent people of the state during the season, and the Postmaster General will spend his vacation in the latter part of August and the month of September in his old home. Secretary and Mrs. Whitney and family will go to Lenox, Mass., on Wednesday next. If you want an elegant pattern in white goods, visit Minter Bros, this week and save 50 per cent. Downs Still in Fighting Mood. Boston, June 18 The Rev. W. W. Downs, the pastor who was recently ex pelled from the Bowdoin Square Baptist church, is still carrying on the fight against the church society. Gen. B. F. Butler, counsel for Downs, has filed a bill in equity against the Bowdoin Square Baptist So ciety, which claims to set forth the illegal grounds upon which rests the lease recent ly consumated between the society and the Massachusetts Baptist Convention. This lease provides for the rental of the church property to the Convention at the nominal rent of $1 a year. Gen. Butler holds that the trustees, acting as such, have no power to thus lease the church. Inter est attaches to tkw ruling to be made, as a precedent will thereby be oatabliehed. A new suit has likewise been brought against the society by Mr. Downs's counsel to re cover Downs's salary from Nov. 10, 1885, to date. An attachment has been made on the church properly to cover the amount claimed. Minter Bros, will tell white goods this week. street, to sixth avenue te Seventeenth street, to Fifth avenue to Thirty-eighth street, to First avenue to Taenty-third street, to Second avenue to Ninth street, to Broadway and the reviewing stands. The procession by St. Stephen's parishioners, numbering about 2,000, with 200 carriage- containing ladies, and marshalled by Jno. McConnel, took the east side route. At the head o the column was a brass band, which played Irish and American airs. Immediately following St. Stephen's parishioners came the Anti-Poverty Soci ety with a choir of 100 ladies. Then followed nearly 1,000 parishioners of Father Macomb's church of Williamsburg, parishioners of St. Anthony's church, par ishioners from Father O'Hara's church in Greenpoint, and parishioners of St. Paul's and St Peter's. Then came the Eighteenth District United Labor party, and a large number of political and civil organiza tions. Henry George rode in a carriage near the head of the column. Grand Mar shal McCabe took charge of the east side procession. The labor division under com mand of Jas. P. Archibald, took the west side route, and among the different organi zations in line were the Central Labor Un ion, the various tobacco trades, metal workers, printing trades unions, furniture workers, east side car drivers, the building trades, bakers, International cigar makers, varnishers and polishers, typographical unions numbers 6 snd 7. and several divisions of the Knights of Labor. Executive association of engineers, united clothers, union moulders, the Land oi Labor of New Kochelle and the Hibernian Rifles. Nearly every organization was neaded by a band of music, and carried flags snd transparencies. The sidewalks along the route of the procession were packed with people and the paraders were heartily ap plauded. When the procession reached tne streets in the vicinity of St. Stephens parish the excitement be came intense, there being one continued rorr of applause and cheers. Many houses were decorated in honor of the occasion. The processionists during nearly the en tire march kept time to the refrain. "Don't don't, don't go to Rome." Will Hunt Government Property. Washington, I). C, June 18. Senator Manderson, chairman of the committee on printing, leaves to-night for Boston and from there he will visit the home of the late Ben Per ley Poore for the purpose of hunting such papers, documents, books, manuscript, etc., that belong to the govern ment. It was Major Poore's habit to do a great deal of his public work at home during the summer months snd to facilitate this he had sent to his home books and newspaper files for reference. As there is nobody at the capitol who can separate the late Mayor's personal eflects from what belongs to the public, Senator Manderson has been requested to do this. Mr. Michael of Nebraska, Major Poore's successor as clerk of the senate printing committee, arrived in the city last night, and to-day formally entered upon the dis charge of his duties. of promotion recently adopted and appro ved by the President was held at the rooms of civil service commission to-day. It was an examination of clerka of the quartermaster general s office. Those of the second class being examined for pro motion to the first class, and those of the third class for promotion to the fourth class. Thirty-eight clerks presented themselves for examination, and they were placed at ol a school divided un der six heads, called subjects. The first subject consisted of the correction of para graphs prepared for tha occasion. The sec ond class was required to re-write these 5aragraph, correcting the orthography, he second subject was arithmetic embracing five simple examples is figures. The third subject was the proper con struction of sentences. The candidate was given five ungranaatical sentences The syntax of which he or she was to correct. The fourth subject was letter writing and each candidate being required to write a letter to the head of the department. The matter of it being briefly outlined. The fifth subject comprised live practi cal questions relating to tne internal man agement of the division of the bureau with which candidate was required to answer in writing. The sixth subject was entitled 'efficiency" and with the civil service com mission have practically nothing to do. It is left for the chief clerk of the bureau to which the candidate is attached to rate the efficiency of the clerk. Efficiency covers industry, accuracy, punctuality, diligence etc., and the chief clerk who is presumed to be best informed as to the subordinates record in this respect is per mitted to ffllout this part of the examina tion. Press representatives were present at the examination while it was in progress and it was apparent that the intention was not to make the examination intricate, the qustion and examples were quite simple. 4 blocks of 12 lots each in southeast Se dalia. 10 acres, well improved, good house, barn, etc. ") acres on south Engineer street. House and lot No. t07 Fast Ninth . jj a St. The Races at heepshead Bay New York, June IS. The opening day of the spring meeting of the Coney Island Jockey Club at Sheepshead Bay, notwith standing the threatening weather, was at tended by a large crowd. The track was very heavey. Six races were on the pro gramme. The principal one, the suburban handicap, was won by Eurosa, 1st race, 5 furlongs : Gleaner 1. Bess 2. fchban 3. Time, IM. Second race, 1 mile and a furlong : lin 1, Argo 2, Lottery 3. Time 2:0!. Third race, the felan stakes for two year olds, 5 furlongs Omaha 1, Guarantee 2, Kingsfisher 3. Time, 10:3. Fourth race, the suburban handicap, one mile and a quarter : Euruso 1, Oriflamme 2, Wejckham 3 Time, 2:12. Fifth race, the sweepstakes, for 3 year olds : 7 furlongs : Hanover 1, Kingston 2, Firenze 3, Irene 132. and quarter on the Mammorist 2. Harry Tier- . i a Mxtn race, nine Died with with in his $3,400 Pockets New York, June 19. James Nolan, an excentric bachelor, tiftv tears old. died in y mm w i KparnPT. N. J ' Thursdav after a short illness- A few days ago Dr. Squires length and a halt a head Grimaldi was called to attend Nolan, who was sick at his boarding house, 336 Second street When the physician called he found the man in bed with his heavy trousers on. The doctor told him to take them off, but Nolan refused to, saying he could be treat ed as well while wearing them. The re quest was renewed at future calls and the mystified doctor was given the same re ply. After Nolan's death it was found that the trousers contained $700 in bank bills and bank books showing $2,000 to his credit. No Truth in the Report Washington June 18. Senator Ransom, of North Carolina, when asked by a Star reporter to-day if there was any truth in the published report that he had been ten dered tho position of the Secretary of the Interior, it having been intended to place Secretary Lamar upon the United States Supreme Bench, replied: "There is not a shadow of foundation tor the report Not a word nor any sort of intimation had ever passed between the President and my self or between Secretary Lamar and my self and myself or any member of the ad ministration, directly or indirectly in ref erence to that matter. My visits this week to the President and Secretary Lamar, have been solely and exclusively upon North Carolina matters." turf : Baasance 1, .Man 3. No time. There were nineteen barters- in the sub urban. It was nearly 5 o'clock when this event was called. The half hour previous was one of terrible struggling for those who wished to place their money. Men pushed and almost fought their way to the book makers. Clothing was torn, and men risked their limbs to get a chance to back their favorites. Had there been 200 instead of 00 book-makers, all would have plenty to do. Fully 2,000 persons took up positions in the field. As the horses came down the course there arose from the multitude of voices, 4 there they come." Ladies stood up aud clapped their hands There were two false starts and on the third effort they were sent away with Ten Booker, Eurus and Oriflamme in lead. The others were well up except Ben Ali who was left at post Eurus passed stand two lengths ahead of Richmond who was The lattter followed bv Oriflamme. Kurus kept his lead on the lower turn though Richmond began clssing up on him. On the back stretch it was seen that Richmond who was favorite, was falling back and it wa thought he was under a pull. He came up again, however, but at the half mile post Grimaldi was 2nd. Eurus was splen didly ridden, and on the upper turn drew sway a little from Wyckham who moved up. From this time races became very exciting. A hush came over the crowd and every eye centered on the head of the home stretcb, to which Eurus came leading by two lengths. Grimaldi followed. It was evident then that the favorite was beaten. Down the home stretch Eurus thundered, drawing further away from his pursuers at every stride, finishing a winner amid tumultuous applause. Oriflamme was second and Wyckham third. Immediately there was a r u- h to the rails and out of the struggling throng an immense floral horse shoe was hoisted over the rails and carried in tri umph behind Eurus as he was led to the stable. Those who had bet on Richmond were greatly disappointed and gazed upon one another in blank amazement Mutual on Eurus paid $230.85. There were seventy one tickets on the horse out of a total of 3451 sold. There was a good deal of excitement at the club honse over the leaving of Ben, AJi and Quito at the post The starters in the net were Barnum, Hidalgo, Rupert Ben Falrehllds Heeeptiou. Hartford, Conn., June 18. Gen. Lucius Fairchild, Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, was given a reception this evening by the Robert O. Tyler Post of this city. Gen. Fairchfld was introduced by Post Commander Mor ley and spoke briefly, confining his re marks .to matters directly relating to the benefit of the order. A general re ception followed. Later in the evening a private reception was given at the house of Department Commander Henry E. Tainter, whose guest Gen. Fairchild is. He Branched Oat Too Early. Isheming, Mich., June 19. Edward A. Kendley, ex-Treasuierof Iron River Town ship and the County of Iron, is in jail in Menominee for embezzlement. Kendley failed two years ago, started in business again and was re-elected Treasurer of the township and county last February. He al leges that three men enteren his store in the evening, and wnle he was down cellar rifled the safe of $7,000 in cash. His prop erty was turned over to his bondsmen, who had to make the loss good. A few days ago he bought s $5,000 farm near Apple ton, Wis., and, on returning to Iron River, was arrested for embezzlement. He claims that he borrowed the money to buy the farm. Walked Into a Dumb-Walter Shaft. New York June 17. Mrs. Grace Phillips, of No. 4215 Chester aveuue, Philadelpia, went to make purchases at the London Toilet Bazaar, on the second floor of No. 41 I'nion square Friday. She went into a small room to try on a garment, and in coming out opened the door- of the dumb-waiter shaft. She iell to the bot tom, and was taken to the New York Hospital, where it was said her leg had been fractured. Her sister, Mrs. Cahill, of Larchmont, was with her at the time. Mrs. PhUlips is a widow, thirty years old. At the office ox the establishment it was said that the dumb-waiter door was usually locked, and no one could tell how it be came unfastened. Base Ball BROOKLYN. Metropolitans 13 Athletics -11 BALTIMORE Brooklyn and Baltimore game declared ofl on account of rain. CHICAGO. White goods go at Minter's this week. All imported 40. 50 and 00c. goods at 25 cents. All the 25, 30 and 36c. goods, 19 cents. All the 12J, 15. 17$ and 22c 1 Ali, Wyckham, Grimaldi, Richmond J rK; i I rw; a goods this week at 9c. This will be your . Quito, Linden, Housatonic, Pontico, Ori-1 cmca 18 opportunity. Don't miss it fiamme, Ten Booker, Eurus, Biscuit Has- b-jotdh. i Mutter Bbos. ard, Orlando, Bonnie Piince, Greengeld. J Boston...: 2 New York. 5 strange guest to take a ride over the L. road. When they reached Edgerton place they wandered around for a short time and sat down. Two men then came up and wanted to plav cards but Carlman declined. They finally tried the three card montegame, but Carlman had sense enough to keep from betting. Becoming desperate one of the men drew a long knife and threatened to kill Carlman if he did not hand over his money. The 1 victim was badly frightened and gave the I man all tue money he had. At this juncture a man who assumed to be an officer came up and the other men ran ' away. Carlman was placed under arrest and taken back to the union depot where the boirus officer left him. After it had dawned upon him that he had been led in to a confidence game by one of his country men, Carlman became distrustful of every one, and said nothing about the affair un til yesterday morning when be went to Wyandotte and laid the facts before Chief Serviss. It is thought thst the entertain ing Swede may be captured. From the description given by Carlman, he was over six feet in height, with short cut light hair and mustache and short red whiskers. He was also cross-eyed and had a scar up on his cheek which had evidently been caused by being cut with a knife. One Hundred and Ninth Anniver. sary. Valley Forge, Pa., June 18. Fully :0,000 persons participated to-day on the historic battle field in celebration of the one hun dred and ninth anniversary of Washing ton's ev icuation of the place, prior to the battle of Germantown. A platform was raised at the base of the flag stall and just before noon thirteen ladies dressed in kerchiefs and costumes representative of revolutionary days took positions upon it. Col. Bean, chairman of the occasion, then introduced 100 chorus lingers, who rendered the song "Amer ica in handsome style, after which the chaplain invoked the dfvine blessing and amid cheering ol multitude and the tiring of cannon the flag was raised tc its place on the statf. It was surmounted by a pennant upon which was Jnscribed "headquarters of Washington " The vast crowd then visited the batte-field and other places of interest Congressman Brumm delivered the oration of the day. Addresse were also made by ex Go V. Cur i in and others. The ceremonies also included dancing and exhibition drills. Thirty bands of music were on the ground. The celebration was held under the auspices of the patriotic order of "Sons of America' and were continued until a late hour this afternoon. Congress will be asked for an appropriation to make the historic battle held a national park. i. 1006 1210 1410 1119 1418 1422 1514 1200 South Ohio it u II II South Kv. st. ti it i ti ti House and lot South Mo. Ave. 1322 S. Harrison A v. 501 West Fourth St. oo-j vnesi retiis street. Brick business hou.-e on Osage street. 2 brick business houses on Second street. Choice building lots in all parts of the city. Acre property in tracts sf from 2 to 160 acres at prices only one half what will be asked for the same tracts four months from now. Essy terms arranged for all purchasers. Money to loan on real estate. W. L. PORTER. Rooms 1 and 2, Porter's Block. Cor. Main and Ohio Streets. INSOMNIA LED TO MADNESS. A Wealthy Brooklyn Man Taken to a Private Lunatic Asylum. New York, June 18. Henry T. Nichols, agent for Bass & ( b.s London pale ale, at No. bS Broad street, was taken to a private lunatic asylum Tuesday evening from his house at No. 157 Schermerhorn street, Brooklyn. Mr. Nichols has been suffering for a considerable period from the same disease that eflects Jacob Sharp, insomnia. He used to read most of the night, and sleep when and where he got a chance by day. Many a time those not well acquain ted with Mr. Nichols have been surprised, especially within the past twelve months, so see him drop into a slumber in the midst of a conversation, often bearing on impor tant affairs. This could not last long and consequently hia family felt more sorrow thsn surprise when some few months ago he showed signs of mental aberration. They grew very uneasy, however, as the symptoms began to be violent and consul ted some of the best medical experis, in cluding Dr. Hammond, of New York. The advice given was a change of climate and Mr. Nichols went to Europe on the 10th of May, partly "on business, but chiefly for the benefit of his health. He was not long in England when his words and actions showed the trip across the Atlantic had done him little good. He labored under the most singular hal lucinations, asserted people were con spiring to rob and murder him and insist ed on seeing Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales. His friends in London cabled about his condition and advised that he be taken home without delay. He was placed upon the Cunard steamer Servia by strategem and during the voyage home seemed to be more rational and altogether in better health until within sight of the city, when he grew quite crazy and had to be kept under restraint He was taken to his house on Schermerhorn street in a cleae carriage Monday, and when there grew so much worse that a consultation was held and the conclusion reached that the best thing to be done was to send him to a pri vate asylum, where it was hoped that un der the proper treatment a permanent cure would be effected. Accordingly two of the employes of theasvlum went to his house and took him away, but aot without a fierce resistance on his part Mr. Nichols is a tall, tine-looking man of splendid physique and military bearing. He is wealthy, belongs to several clubs and is well liked by those who have come in contact with him in social or business re-lations. Andover Theologians Meet. Andover, June 18. -The Andover The ological Seminarv alumni met Fridav and held a heated discussion on religious top ics, ieany every denomination was rep resented, and it was evident that no amount of discussion would ever lead the ministers to any agreement Rev. J. L. Jenkins, of Pittsfield, sharply called his brother to accouut for lack of harmony and for assumption of authority on relig ious subjects. He said that the preachers of to-day were less advanced than St Paul. He wanted the churches to be not so particular about rites and cultivate more love, because the love of power was a hindrance to union. Bishops and others, he said, were not anxious to come down from his places, and his brothers were most of them much the same. It was a scandal that there were 330 needless churches in Massachu setts squandering the Lord's money. Rev. Dr. Townee nd said that one of the great evils was the crowding of new churches into villages. He said : "Where there are four churches in a town three of them ought to be burned down, beginning with the Methodist and the clergymen ought to go out to Kansas to preach or be hanged." Rev. Theodore C. Williams, of Al Souls' Church, New York, at the end of a spirited speech said; "You coulden't Make me Methodist ii my future salva tion depended noon it."