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VOLUME 19. SEDALIA, MO, TUESDAY. AUGUST 2, i887. NUMBER 9 B V FAST MAIL. &Dd he acknowledged his crime without njakine hdv attempt at concealment. His ' conviction and sentence followed, and the MW'idf Of a Farmer's Wife at ju'ywoald have hanged hira but there were uouois toucning uit baimj. The case of Parsed Assistant Surgeon Newport, Ark. A Child Drinks Concentrated Lye, Crawford of the navy, who was arretted Friday at Washington D. C. charged with the betrayal of the 14-year-old girl Eva White, was a live topic of conversation in rAAMA rsi rk;,o rMM TWi naval circles there yesterday. Surgeon Gen- Coiored Girl Dies From The eral Gunnell of lh -said 6that Dr. Crawford stood well in the service and he Bite of a Rattle Snake- Other News Notes. The wife of Lemuel Boyd, a farmer living about ten miles from Newport. A rk . committed suicide last night by hanging neraelf with a rope. Domestic trouble is the cause assigned. The arrest Friday near Evening Shade Ark., of three men developed the fact that Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly, a well-known wo man, had employed them to kill a woman named Jane Wilson and whip two other women. Mrs. Kelly agreed to pay them about $100. Jealousy was the cause. Mrs. John A. Logan is recovering from the effects of the injuries she received in the accident at Carbondale, and traveled to I hicage in company with her son and hie wife. No callers, however, have been received by Mrs. Logan, and she remains in her room constantly. Friday while Mrs. John Holden, living near Monticello, 111., was cleaning some furniture with concentrated lye, her 4-year-old girl got hold of a pitcher which the had been using to drink milk from, and in which the lye was placed, and drank some of the fluid before she could be prevented. The little one suffers great pain, and is in a serious condition. A terrible accident occurred about noon Friday at the farm of Thomas Vance who resides two miles south of Mortimer, a small station on the Gulf road, ten miles west of Parsons, Kan. Mr. Vance was in Parsons and about 5 o'clock Friday even ing he received a telegram from his wife stating that their little 8-year-old girl had set fire to the barn and had perished in the flames. Mr. Vance was overwhelmed with grief, and took the 9 o'clock train for home. It has been diacoveiid that Calvin Higg, a school-tax collector for the town of Conshohocken, Pa., from 1882 to 1885, is short in his accounts for the vears 1884 and J 885 to the amount of $10,000. The Aud iting Committee of the School Board be gan an inspection of Kigg's accounts last Saturday, and Rigg was requested to be ; resent, but be disappeared. From a pair of shoes found near the river it is sup posed that he committed suicide. He has lour bondsmen. A colored girl, named Gay Merril, aged 15 years, living with her parents eight miles north of Mexico, Mo , was bit ten by a rattlesnake Tuesday, and died in j great agony during the night. The girl went out to the field near the barn to get some oats, and had just placed three bun dles on her shoulder when the snake bit her on the neck. She saw the snake but did not know she had been bitten by it be felt the stine, but tnougnt it was caused by a briar in the oats. Her neck swelled rapidly and she complained of pain, but it was not discovered what ailed her until it was too late. Grace Porter was married in Omaha live months ato. u J aiiu a team ster. A few weeks ago they moved to Kan sas City and took up lodgings at the Farm era' hotel, Second and Grand avenue. Fri day morning they quarreled, and Young threatened to desert his wife. During the 4iay Mrs. Young visited a fortune-teller, who told her to cut a finger and put three drops of her blood in something that her husband would drink. She said this would prove a sure preventive of his leaving her. Mrs. Young this morning gave a cup con taining the gory draught to one of the waiters where they board. .She told her to give Young his coffee in that cup. The waitress, becoming alarmed, notified the police that woman was trying to poison her husband. Mrs. Yonng was arrested, out upon the facts being ascertained she was released. Edw. L. Lewis, father of Hattie Lewis, who, it has been stated, died in Fiorina from the effects of poison ad ministered by Mr. Lewis' female travel ing companion, arrived in Lwton Friday Mr. Lewis used to be in the boot and shoe business on Summer street, and has many friends in the trade. He went around to see them in the afternoon, and when they questioned him about the story he said it was all malicious nonsense. Hattie's death, he said, was from natural causes. She had been a sufferer from dysentery; and it finally killed her. Mr. Lewis says that Mrs. Cavalion, who was with his daughter when she died, was devoted to her, and took the best care of her during the illness. Last evening Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Cavillon, each acting through W. B. Gale, served writs on the Record, Globe, Herald and Journal for libel, setting damages against each paper at $100,000 for the publication of the As sociated Press dispatch from Jacksonville, n Hattie's death. A life prisoner, with an interesting history, died Wednesday at the penitentia ry in Jefferson vi lie, Ind, Ignatius .Bu chanan. He was a native of South Caro lina, a prominent politician, -and at the time Stephen A. Douglass was nominated for the presidency be made one of the noted speeches gracing that occasion. After the war he removed to Louisville, Ky., where he married a very beautiful woman, the daughter of Senator Richards. Grant Guyer stopped at Buchanan's hotel and in time become very attentive to Mrs. Buchanan, who reciprocated his guilty love and they eloped. Buchanan closed up his business and gave chase, following them to California and through the Brit ish provinces, then back to the States and to New Orleans, and eventually to Indian apolis, where he found them July 10 1866. He confronted them before they were aware of his presence, but Guyer escaped, leavm? the woman to her fate, and - - . w was inclined to believe the story told by Crawford to an intimate friend that be was entirely innocent of the charges and that they were brought against him for blackmailing purposes. When asked what action would be taken by the navy department, Dr. Gunnell replied that no official cognizance wjuld be taken of the matter until the police court got through with it. If the charges were not proved groundless the officer would undoubtedly be court martial- i V 9 ea lor conduct unoecoming an omcer anu a gentleman after instructions by the secre tary of the navy to the iudres advocate of the navy. No charges of immorality against the officers of the navy had been made before that had called for the action of the navv department. Generally such cases occurred at a distance from Wash ington, and the department was not culled upon to act, but such conduct almost under the eaves of the navy department building would, if proved, warrant the secretary to notice it officially. It is thought probable that unless Dr. Crawford is able to clear himself entirely he will tender his resigna tion from the navy at once. SEDALIA LSI I INVESTMENT CO. FOR BARGAINS IN Vacant Lots and Blocks, Suburban Acre Property, Improved Farming Lands. IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL tl ZSstat Business Houses, Vacant Business Lots, Residence Property, TJHrlES TO T A BOODLEK'S GUILT. i revised Bible selling it il.Oj !g no He Gives and Makes an Open ftS puMished by COLfession. "That statement is strictly true," Chicago, July 30. Nothing that has Uphani, book dealer, happened in connection with the boodle j 4 'The revised version has fallen flat, case has caused such a sensation as the an-1 It has not been adopted bv the Epis- n??u ceDi of, Gewe C' Klehm' President j copal clergy of this country or in En-. of the board of county commissioners, that han.l 4 l .iut, k;d J ..... 'and. It is not wanted. Bishoo j guilty and one of guilty. 8tate's Attorney J w"liauis hit the matter rightly when ! Grinnell in announcing the closing of the j he said the revisers were so saturated state's case said that he dM it with the un- j with Greek that they forgot how to .itrstanding that the counsel for the defense i Ua tneir Euglish correctly. The b would consent to the introduction of any ! " " , , , J . supplementary testimony they might wii j uin ot the w?rk ha8 tne to introduce but had not then at hand or I 3W" 1 OI now "Ol 10 QO it. l &fc SEDALIA LAND AD INVESTMENT 117 OHIO STREET, SEDALIA, MO. COMPANY, JUMPED THE TRACK. P0RK0P0LIS SINGED. The St. Louis Express on Ohio and Mississipi Com pletely Wrecked. the SHERIFF MURRAY STRICKEN While Getting: a Drink of Water He is Stricken With a Stroke of Paralysis. At 2 o'clock night before last Lawrencebursr. Ind.. Jnlv 29 The St. Louis Exoi M 00 tkt Ohio tad Mississippi was completely wrtciteu aouut five miles west of Aurora. The axle of the tender broke while the train was going forty miles an hour. A short curve in the road caused the en tire train to leave the track, piling the cars together promiscuously down a 15-foot em bankment the mail was completely de molished, barvine beneath it? debri6 Mai AtrPnt Robert K. Baker, Peter Grimes and V. C. Yelton. Baker, whose home is at West Salem Ind., was instantly killed, his body being crushed out oi shape. Grimes was covered by the wreck, and it ck-Iff Mnrrov roir o ol reouired nearlv an hour's labor to cut the i i Ta. r j l timhf i awav irum uiui. t i vi m iv-w. u n ' f i ir w r tu ru 1 1 m a xr i - "'r i A7 l Z : rlJ He was then released by digging a prove fatal. At tne time stated he jar hm and nnlii np him left bis bed going out into the hall for through the excavation thus made. The a drink of WRter. His wife heard Dluck of the fellow was wonderful. hiie arrt U en oo . I the men were cutting and digging around husband crawline towards the him hc ultered n. crJ oi 2SE nusDana crawnng lowaras tne directetl them how to proceed, while oea. one assea mm wnai croas anj bove him lay the mangled and was the matter, to which he replied lifeless remains of poor Baker. "nothing, and getting mto the bed When extricated, as tne doctors crowaeu stated that he couldn't tell what ailed around him, he said: "Don't alarm my him, but thought he would soon be all Jl. Vh " STaS I UiiUI. 1 UUCI ' ii v ' - ngnt. ooon artr nis speecn was in audible and Mrs. Murray becoming alarmed, aroused the occupants of the house and summoned Dr. Trader, who promptly responded and has re mained constantly by the sufferer's side. His son stated to a Bazoo reporter ML the brave fellow will live. Yelton was badlv cut about the face and head, but not dangerously wounded. Charles Wichering, of Clark and Kus- Rnth streets. Cincinnati, who had been to Diliiburv playing a game of base-ball, was standing by the side of the track. His romDanions leaned over the bank m r m that his lather's health had been bet- nd escaped, but he was pioioned beneath tk;c mimmnr tlion a the overturning cars and fatally injured. k-. a. . U ai 6 J I When removed from the wreck his physi- auu tuw ouii uraw cians said he coujd not iive an hour. great surprise. Ur. trader will not A tramp,named Thomas Duncan, who permit any one to see the patient, was stealing a ride from Livingston, Ky., although numerous friends of the was seriously it not latany injurea. n4 j 4. I S. S. (irath. of Madison. Ind., was sen- T"? r.r' K ." CUB - - lhe head and should ary to leara tne snerin s condition. " " At 1 O Clock in tne afternoon Mr. jr. p. Brown, shoulder and arm hurt. Murray regained conciousness and R. M. McLean, Hillsboro, Ky., side and was resting easy, and although he back seriously hurt. could not speak be recognized his a miraculous Art. friends and could understand what A little child fell from its mother's thev would av. The riht aide is arms, and falling by the side of a large completely disabfed while the left is VT ZlTtZ only partially so. injurJ It is thought by the attending In the rear coach was President Barnard, physicians that if another paralytic of the road, and as soon at he could gather stroke can be avoided a recovery nimseii together irom tne snaK.ng ne re frora this attack can be assured. tWJ1 1 L'1 1 ? 1 'l1 m J"j8 , , ... . an ue couiu. iu ut ibscukci iaio an Lee Murray ot Holden a brother, is cr0wded, jammed and crushed together here tiding Dr. trader. The loss of life was believed to be fear As we to press, Sheriff Murray ful, and all the physicians of Lawrence i'q rwatincr miiptlr with nrrtanwts f burg and Aurora were telegraphed for, passing a good night's sleep J. A. tahnd eD81Dt 61 carned fifteen V Bower, Chas. Holland and Wm. But twenty-two i ersons were injured, all (jrorreil, nursed him through the slightly except those mentioned. That the night. injuries td passengers should be slight, m m while the cars are fearfully wrecked, seems The Train Wrecker's Case. unexpannable. Kansas City July 29. In the Wyandotte district Cree filed Everv effort was made lor the comfort court yesterday County Attorney ol wounded, but while the doctors were - u ! lookine lor the lniured a pickpocket rub- A Portion of Cincinnati Com pletely Destroyed By Fire With Little Loss. Cincinnati, July 30. About 4:30 yester day afternoon a tire broke out in an old dairy stable on the north side of ( rest street near Harriet street. This quarter was covered with an old distillery stable and little frame shinties, and was known as "Sloptown." In the six acres of ground covered by this village, in the midst of a city, there were five brick buildings, one of which was used as a grocery. AH the other buildings were tenements or dwellings one or two stories high, and old, half dilapi dated distillery stables, in the stables were seventy-five or eighty cows owned by fifteen or twenty persons. The tire swept Sloptown completely out of existence, and at 6 o'clock left nothing of it bat red hot, smoking ruins. Strange to tell, no life was lost. One of the incidents of the tire was the rescue of Mrs. Mary Topmiller, with her babe less than a week old. from the second story window of a frame dwelling while wreathed with flames. A number of firemen were prostrated by the heat. The total loss by this fire, which swept over the greatest space ever wiped out by a fire in Cincinnati, is not ever $ 100,000. It turned 150 people out of doors. There is scarcely any insurance. (JI ER CHIME. Elopement Alleged to Cover op a Terrible Dark Crime. A Harrowing Sight. West End, Wis., July 30. A farmer of -ermantown named Arnold was awakened from his after dinner nap yesterday by his little daughter who told him his barn was burning. He rushed out of the house to find his little son hanging over the lower half of the barn door, the other half being open, lhe little lellow was crying tor his mama to help him and the names were coming out of the half open door. 8o in tense was the heat that no one could rescue the bov and his narents were oowerless to do anything. They saw the Hames en wrap the little lellow and saw him sudden ly fall back into the hre. His charred body was afterwards recovered. ' had forgotten, as the first business next work is too expensive, the type ii M : Monday morninz. The counsel for the I small nml ir ia .Irn ; m. fmm mmM to this arrangement, j We have no demand fof it." . which had no sooner been arrived at than t n . - . . Mr. Klebm advanced to the bar of the sells very slowly, indeed, with . court and formally entered his plea of ' us. wa the answer at the Univci guilty. Then it became apparent to all j salist publishing house. There ha -that the further testimony not at hand ; been some little call for the revised would be furaisned by the chairman of the ! New Testament, but I ee nothing commission and the ex-officie member of,!.- - j- t , ,fe all the committees, George C. Klehm. I any general use oi rn Judge Jameson said : "Do you under-1 book. stand the consequences of such a plea ?" and Klehm answered : UI have considered that, your honor." The judge then told him what he had to expect in the way of punishment three years in the peniten tiary or a fine not to exceed $4,000 , but Klehm said he fully understood the law and desired to throw himself upon the mercy of her court. The plea of guilty was entered by the court, but sentence was deferred. Commissioner Klehm was seen at his home last night by a reporter for a local , paper. In reply to a question he said he did not admit his guilt. He was anxious j to get out of the case and did. "Did you mean that you are not guilty any of the charges f ' Well, I can hardly say that, either. The fact is that I was more willing to ! trust to the judgment of Judge Jameson than the jury. The indictment charges a number of claims against a number of men. It is not supposed that each man is guilty of all the crimes and I leave it to the judge to decide just how far the evi dence shows my guilt or innocence. An important witness was put on the stand vesterday in the person cf Nick Kingston, Mo., July 29. A report har just reached here of the rinding of the dead bodies of a man and woman covered up in an old well two miles north of Catawba ir the east part of this county. The skull ot the woman had been crushed in with a heavy instrument and the breast of the man shos a bullet wound. The bodies are claimed to be those t James M. Fields and America Stock w who disappeared in May last, and whose husband and wife, William R. 8tockwe!l and Sosan A. Fields, have claimed al! auu m Micnaele. tne nessenger ot tne county board. He confirmed all the previous dam aging testimony against the defendants, relating conversations that had taken place in his hearing in which the various jobs were discussed and measures taken to prevent dissatisfied contractors from squealing.' On one occasion when a hardware merchant named Bussesent word that unless his bills were paid he would lake from his safe certain documents and turn them over to the grand jury. Com missioner Van Pelt became enraged and wanted measures taken to have Busee's safe cracked that evening. Half a City Blown Down. Lincoln. Neb., July 30. A tornado passed through the center of David City last night. More than half the buildings were damaged. One man was killed and Suite a number were injured. The Pad ock brick block, the Union Pacific and Missouri depots, a large brick school house, the Methodist and Congregational churches, Reinhardt'4 and Churchill's stores, with many dwellings, barns and warehouses are in ruins. The damages is not less than $200,000. A party of ladies, member 3 oi the W. C. T. UL were holding a lawn party when several of them were picked up bv the wind and carried short distances. None were serionsly injured. A BANK FAILS along that they had eloped together j left the state. Stockwell and Mrs. Fields have lived i together on the latter's farm ever since the diaeppearance ot the missing parties, and about ten days ago came here and em ployed the Hon. YVi lliam McAfee, prose cuting attorney of this county, to bring suits for divorce for them against their respect consorts, alleging that the defen dants had left the state and that their whereabouts were unknown. Mrs. Fields had. just about the time ot the alleged elopement, inherited $2,500 in land and money from her father's estate, and as neither Fields or Mrs. Stockwell had any money or property, their disap pearance has been deemed unreasonable, and the people of the neighborhood have for some time suspected that the missing parties had been the victims of loul play, and had threatened a search for their bodies. It is claimed that the reported finding ot I the dead bodies is the result of such a search. The Columbian of Philadelphia Closes its Doors Lia bilities Exceed $300,000. Fred Newport in the information as a witness in all the train wreckers cases. When asked as to what action the court wonld moss likely take in the matter the county attorney said it was only discre tionary with the court, and she' thought Newport would be admitted as a witness. The Paola court will undoubtedly with hold sentence upon Newport until after the Wyandotte cases have been disposed oft and he is, therefore, a competent witness. It is thought by many that Newport will make a strong witness for the state with the view of having his own sentence lightened. Whitney, who was arrested a few days ago for wrecking a Missouri Paci fic train near Independence, is said to be a very important witness in tne case. The count attorney will to-day issue subpoenas for about thirty witnesses in the Hamilton case. bed Mrs. James Haman, from Udell, Kan., of 40, and a passenger named Drane was relieved ot $65. Trains were deiayed three hours by the wreck. A Philadelphia Bank Falls. Philadelphia. Pa., July 30.fcihecial.j The failure of J. Ides & Co. to honor a draft of the Columbian bank for $10,000 IUflUS. viU9vU vaav a muius auu iucvuuiv bank to throw on t all checks of the first named institution. Liabilities are placed at $300,000. The City of Mexico Threatened. City of Mexico, July 30. Grave fears are felt here regarding the possible inun dation of the capital. There have been exceedingly heavy rains for the last few days. The monument near the cathedral this morning showed that lake Tezooco is about five centimeters above the level ot the plaza and with very little more rain the lower parts of the city would inevita bly be inundated. Two centuries ago an inundation caused a lows here of $40,000,000. Killed by Those who had Robbed Him. Wichita, Kas., July -i0.-William Campbell, a pony dealer of this city, was otind murdered near Caaton, this tate Campbell was drugged and robbed of.f 3,000 in Chicago last fall. Three men were im plicated. One was convicted and sentenced the pen for hve years, another is out on bail and the third made his escape. It is the supposition that the friends of the Chicago thugs sent a man to Canton for the purpose of disposing of an important witness. Drowned While Bathing. CUinsville, III., July 40 -This eve ning between 7 and 8 o'clock, Nat Ander son, a young man, was drowned while bathing in a pond on the property of the late Major John Anderson, hia grandfath er, situated about three miles north of ColIinsvil!e. The young man was a civil engineer by profession and well known throughout this section of the country. His father is a wealthy farmer residing in the Illinois bottoms about four miles from Collinsville. The coroner will hold quest in the morning. an in- Top of His Head Crushed In. Piano, Tex., July 30. E. B. Reagan,' a young man aged 22 years, a rodsman in Captain Witt's surveying corps on the St. Louis, Arizona & Texas railway, met with she a fatal accident last night bv falling off an was killed by Buchanan, who, after mur- awning twelve feet high while asleep, !ering her, attempted to burn the frag- crushing m the whole top of his skull inents in a stove. Soon alter the tragedy down to the temple. Hhs parents live in he was found coolly washing his hands, Mexico, Mo. Slugger Sweeny Locked Up. Kansas City, July 30. Amos Sweeny got yery drunk and belligerent yesterday. At the corner of Ninth and Mulberry streets, he met an aged German who was carrying a large bundle, and knocked it out of his arms. The lr?rman protested, whereat Sweeny proceeded to knock him down. Officer Boulware came upon the scene and attempted to arrest Sweeny. The latter dealt him a stinging blow, knocking him down also. Sweeny was finally taken to the St. Louis avenue po lice station. It Ended in Death. Kansas City, July 30. Taylor, the p1 umber who was so fearfully crushed in the elevator of the Nelson building yester day, died from the ehects of his injuries at the home of his sister this morning. A Wichita Man Accused of Big amy . Wichita, Kas., July 30. William E Burnett, two weeks ago was married to Miss Lizzie Adams, a beautiful daughter of C. . Adams, an old and wealthy resi dent of the city. Yesterday, Burnett's un cle, U. W. Dunning, of this city, had a warrant issued for his arrest, charging him with bigamy. Burnett was placed in the jail, but denies the charge. His first wife, it is claimed, lives at Lyons, N. Y., and has already started for this city to assist in the prosecution. New York, July 40. The W Phila delphia special says: Checks of the Col umbian bank were thrown out by the Farmers and Mechanics' National bank because of a lack of funds. It has been known for several days that the Columbian bank was in a rather precarious condition. For some time past the bank has ben do ing considerab e business for Messrs. Hen ry S. Ives A Co. Recently its acceptances tor them amounted to as much as $100,000 at a time. Other money of the bank is tied up in advance of drugs and articles of merchandise from Mexico which at this time it is impossible to re alize upon and which consignees are not able to protect. A gentleman in a position to know, who is not an official of the bank said that he sup posed its liabilities would be from 9300, 000 to $400,000, and that the persons who had made small deposits in the bank would be the chief sufferers. The trouble was apparently precipitated by the failure of Ives & Co. to honor a draft for $10,000 drawn on them by the Columbian bank. President Phillips, of the Columbian bank, said that the non-payment of the draft was owing to a "blunder," and that the matter had been adjusted and the draft set off against the thm's account with the bank. The bank has a branch savings bank in (rermantown, largely patronized by mill operatives and other working people. THE LIMEKILN CLUB New Light Thrown on Our For eiffn Relations. A Big Blaze in Chicago. Chicago, July 30. Early this morning a disastrous fire occurred in the car works of Wells & French, corner Blue Isisnd avenne and tYood street. The entire works were destroved, involving a loss of over $1tO,000. The Revised Bible a Failure. Boston Journal. The followiog paragraph is going the rounds of tne newspapers : Philadelphia publishers say the revised Bible has fallen flat. Hun dreds of thousands of copies remain on the shelves, and the people will not have them at any price. The old Bible is good enough. Stick to it. "It is true," said a gentleman to a Journal reporter, "that there has been a falling off as compared with the demand when the revised Bible first appeared, but there has not been such a tailing off as to warrant that statement. There is a steady sale and a slight increase has begun. There has never been the same de mand for the Bible as for the New Testament in the revised form." At the rooms of the Massachusetts Bible society it was said that sixty copies of the King James version were still sold for everyone of the revised. There was a tendaucy to criticise the change, which makes a less definite distinction between chapters. The price of the old version is also lower, and an octavo edition of the Ietrtit Fret: Pre. Col. Stratagem Zollicoffer, chair man of the committee on foreign re- lations, submitted his quarterly report, from which was secured the follow ing points of general interest : "We are all right with France, on tolerable good terms with German v and desire no quarrel with England. The annexation of Canada may come in time, but don't bet on it Since it became generally known that on ironclad could capture our whole At lantic coast line at her pleasure this country has been mighty civil to all powers having ironcladsand will prob ably continue that way. Civility i cheaper than war." for CAUSES. The committee on applications re ported unfavorably on the candidates named : Judge Exchange Johnson, of Can ton, O., for having been sent to jail for stealing two sheep. He sought to explain that he thought the two sheep were simply one pig, but the wool wouldn't wash. Elder Huckleberry Banks, of Tor onto, Ontario, for false pretenses, he having a wooden leg ana being deaf in the right ear. In hunting up the elder's re jord, it was also discovered that he had twenty-one bird shot in the calf of the other leg, and he re fused to explain how they got there. Prof. Antimony Jackson, of Gre nada, Miss., for several suspicious in cidents connected with his career dur ing the past year. One of these inci dents was being found in the post of fice at night, where he claimed to have called to inquire for a letter. Another was in having two razor backed hogs penned up under bis cab in, and when the owner of the animals came arouud, the professor claimed that he took them for crows. the close. The re being no f urther routine bus iness of a perishable nature on the ta bic, Brother Gardner said : "In gwine to our homes let us re member dat de man who walks in the middle of the road can't be slugged with a sand bag from de alley. While we part as frens, an' while each member should carry home a fraternal feel in', de pusson who walks off wid my hat will be made to wish he had nebber been bo'n ! We will now al-duct."