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mm? v u r -'.mm I IHE kDTATE jlEPUBLICAN. VOLUME XIX, JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1890. NUMBER 11. a EVERYBODY THKE NOTICE GREHT SLAUGHTER KlifOwCoatf and Clothing of 'nit kinds., Men's overcoats from S1.735 Mil Man'a atttita foAm ci fin n 1' UV. W IIUIII VlliUU U) I nm determined to reduce my stock regardless of cost. Persons "wishing to buy any goods in my lino will save money by calling tit my storo boforo purchasing elsewhere. Dont forget tho placo. Friday's i Missouri Clothing i House. JOHN A. LINHARDT StaDle til 5ALER EST men GroGenes SPBOIAXTIES lllllllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllltllltli Glassware, Quccnswarc, Tea and Dinner Scls, Chamber Sets, Library Lamps, Toilet Articles, Tobacco, Cigars, Woodcnwarc, lec Chests, Refrigerat ors, Grass and Garden Seed, Oyr tcrs, Fish and Game in Season. Cash Paid for all Kinds of Country Produce. 230 EAST HIGH STREET. DANIEL Bartoare; -StOYes wmmjfc ETO. GUNDELFING Tinware Cutlerys The Most Complete Slock in Central Missouri of Hie Best and Cheapest Hardware, Tinware, Stoves, Cutlery, Etc. Exclusive agent for The Celebrated Wire-Gauze Charter Oak Stoves AND QUICK MEAL GASOLINE STOVE. Door Frames, Window Frames, Wire Screen, Weather Strips, Spring Hinges, Wru Cages, Water Coolers, Etc., a Specialty. lin liooiing Spouting and Jobbing of nil kinds given prompt attention. USTo- 123 KCIG-H STEEET, Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NKW3 COMPILATION, CONGRESSIONAL. HILL ere reported In the Senate on tho 19th For nn Inspection of meats for exportation and prohibiting the Importation ot adulterated artt closot food and drink; tor the relief of womon enrollod a army nursoa; to restore to post masters losses from tiro or burglary. HUM irero passed appropriating $100,000 torn publlo building at Fort Dodge, In., and f 100,000 tor one nt Lansing, Mich',. In the House tho bill pro viding tor nn Assistant Boerotary ot -War was favorably reported. Dins were passoa Dividing tho Judicial district ot N6rth Dakota lr.tofour divisions, courts to bo hold at Bis tnnrrk, Grand Forks, Fargo and Devil's Lake) dividing South Dakota Into three divisions, courts to be held at 81out Falls, Pierre and Deailwoodi authorizing tho President to con fer brevet rank upon army officers for gallant lerrlces in Indian campaigns since ISfiT. Tim resolution catling for information regard ing the killing of Deputy Marshal Saunders In Florida wai adopted in the United States Sen- ato on the SOth. A bill was introduced to pro vide a Ann of lion to Is.GOO and lmmisonment for not less than six youths ftfr mailing a lotter td a lottery company, ana giving tne l'osimasier Ocncroi power to atop all registered letters coming to lottory companies or their agents. Tho debato on the Ulalr educational bill was closed,. ..In tho House, the conference report on tho Scnnto but to Increaso the pension or help less soldiers was adopted. Most of the session was given to discussion on tho world's fair bills. IN the Senate on tho lst the conferenco ro port on the bill to increase the pensions of totally disabled pensioners from M to 172 per monta was agreed to. mils wero Intro duced for tho establishment of a pure food division in the Department of Agriculture, and to provide fortttlcillons and other seacoast de Ienes. A Mil was introduced to pumsn crimes against officers of tho United States whllo In discharge of their duties. Adjourned to tho 2ltk In tho Houso the entire day was devoted to discussing tho world's fair bills. At tho evening session forty private pension bills wero passed. Adjourned to the Slth. IN the Senate oh tho IMth bills were introduced to amend tho lntcr-Stnto commerce act nnd to establish in every county of each of tho sev eral States a United States ngrlcultural do. pository, to bo under tho control, of the Treasury Department, ...In tho Houso the tlmo was occuptod In balloting for a site for the world's fair, Chicago being chosen as the nluco on tho clehth ballot, tho vote standing: Chicago, l.'.Ti Now York, 107; St. Louis, !; Washington, IS. HENRY J. DULLE, President. .1. W. SCIIULTE, Secretary & Treasurer. CAPITAL STAR AND VICTORIA ROLLER MILLS. BERNARD DULLE Vice-President. S "3 K 2. a e. 5. sa Si g. n a y a C. C O & 4 FLOUR MEAL AND MILL FEED G. H, DULLE MILLING CO, WEST l&A-TJST STREET. C. A. WARE'S NEW LIVERY STABLES LARGE QUANTITIES OF Carriages,Surreys,Buggies,Road Carts FOB SALE AT MANUFACTURERS' PRICES. Second-Hand Rigs Bought and Sold. Mules nod Horses Bought and Sold. Tho best af!il Finest Livery Rigs In the Slate. EAST MAIN STREET. DOMESTIC. Tin: formal dedication of Uio Carnegie froo'llbrary at Alloghony City, l'a., took placo on tho evening ot tho 20th, and tho Institution was declared open by President Harrison. William Seei.ev Hopkins was hanged on tho 20th at Bollofontc, l'a., for tho murder of Ills wife and mothcr-ln-law last September. Jacob Schoop and Thomas J. Colo wpro hanged at Phlla- dolphin, tho formor for tho murder ol Anton Schilling and tho latter lor that of Walter McAllister. It was said on tho 20th that Jay (lould had acquired nearly all tho coal fields In tho Southwest. The Farmers' Co-oporatlvo Brother hood of the United Statos was Incor- poratcd at Springfield, 111., on tho 20th with a capital stock of SoO.OOO.OOO. Its object, as stated, is to do a general farm ing business, buy and storo grain, and protect tho farmers against trusts of all kinds. A rusK on tho 20th in Wolgoltown, an Krlo (l'a.) surburb, destroyed tho Weicol House, tho oldest and most noted hotel between Iluffalo and Cleve land. Tho landlord, J. (i. Rhoadcs, lost 1,000 in money In tho flames. .T. II. Kki.i.y, tho man arrested In St. Louis on suspicion of bolng Implicated In tho murder of Dr. Cronin, was dis charged In Chicago on the 20th. The two-hoaded baby which had boon on exhibition in various museums throughout the country dlod at lluifalo, N. Y., on tho 20th, one-half oxplrlng forty-flvo minutes beforo the wholo body becamo Inanimate. Uuiii.no a storm on tho 20th at Car lisle, O., accompanied by thunder and lightning, II. II. (Jentry, a telegraph op erator, hud his mubtacho nnd the hair on his head burned oft by a flash of lightning, but was not otherwise In jured. Tiiiii:k-1'oui!TIIs of tho village of lllack Itlvor, N. Y,, was destroyed by flro on tho 20th. Mits. Maiiv A. Kkklkii obtained a judgment ot SoO.OOO on tho 21st In a Mow York court against iirs. saran j. Hassott. a widow, for tho alienation of her husband's aifcctlons. II. I. I'riifv'H storo at Donaldsonvllle, La., was burned on tho 20th, nnd a clerk named ltolsao and a young colored boy perished in tho flames. DiruiNd a thunder-storm on tno sist Saunders Iluckloy, ot Jackson, O., and his cousin, Miss Lotllla lluclcloy, wero struck by lightning and fatally burned. Tiieiii; wero 2S3 business failures In tho United Statos during tho seven days ended on tho 21st, against 213 tho pro- vious sovon days. Tho total of failuros in tho United Statos January t to date is 2,353, against 2,43-t In 18S9. Euwaiii) KnoHTT, aged 50 years, was burned to death on tho 21st in his bouse at Danbury, Conn. Rei'oiitm of tho21st indicated that the wheat crop in Missouri, Kansas and Ohio was not injured by tho recent cold wave. A kiiie on tho 21st destroyed three buildings, occuptod by as many firms, at Toledo, O., at a total loss ot 3150,000. Ox tho 21st Stato Treasurer W. L. Ilnmlngivay, of Mississippi, was found to bo over S250,000 short in bis accounts. I'oisoNr.n coffee on tho 21st rendered Mrs. J. II. Mcintosh and her daughter. ot Pino Orovo, ()., violently ilb It was a caso of attempted murder. A t un: on tho 21st at Holona, Mont, destroyed tho Granite block and all the records and journals ot tno Legislature, John Ki.no (colored) was hanged on tho 21st at Osceola, Ark,, for the murder of Mrs. Warronton (a widow) and her twochildron, a boy of 14 and a girl of 10 vears, in May, 1BS8. Kov. Uonry uun- can, a white minister, was executed at Ozark, Ala., for the murder ot his wife. A TEiuiiFlo wind and hall-storm passed over Parkersbnrg, W. Va,, on the 21st, doing thousands ot dollars' worth of damage, and Sandus Buckley was killed and several other persons wore badly Injurod. A statistician at Boston announced on tho 21st that 1,000,000 gallons of rum were shipped from that city to Africa every year. In an accldont on the Slst near tiuisan, Cal., a large number of railroad employes were killed and threo wr seriously injured, In an accldont on the Slst near Co lumbus, Ind., causod by 7cav getting on the track, Soott Honry,;co'lductor of ft graVol train, was killed, litijl Wlllard Mltcholl was fatally injured!,- Tin: roof ot the Philadelphia Grand Opora-Ilonso, which was betiig raised, .foil on the Slst, and eight ofi' tho fifty workmon received sorlous Injuries. Fon "cutting'' tho Latltt$h;cltatlon twnlvo students of tho Washington and Jofferson Collegn at Washington, Pa., wore expelled on the 21st 2RI The barn of Mrs. a. y,pay, near Kay wick, Ky., was bumod-un the 21st, and twenty-nine head otfhjirses and mules and a 1,000 race-bone perished in tho flames. 'P On the 21st a non-partisan-, Woman's Christian Tomporanco Union fras organ ized in Cnlcago. Tub exohanges attholoadlBg clearing housoa in the United 8tatosf8urtng tho week endod on tho ssdAaggregatod S9501S0.,l0t, against 81,081,p,0iq the .prqvipvj jveplt, - A" comjMta ;ith the corresponding wcoic or issn tno in crease amountod to 5.6. It was roported on tho !2d that un known pactlcs had offered SI, 000,000 tor tho franchlso of tho National Isasc-Ilall League Association. Mtss Rkoina ItoTiisnm.D, of Port Townsend, Wash., will start on March 17 to raco around the world against Ooorgo Francis Train, In an endeavor to mako tho circle In sixty days. 11 V an explosion on tho 22d at tho South Omaha (Nob.) packing houso of Armour & Cudahy three persons wero killed outright, sevon sorlously or fatal ly lnurcd and a number wero hurt. Tin: sixteen women on trial for de stroying a saloon at Splckardsvllle, Mo., wero found guilty on tho 22d and fined fivo dollars each. Foitxv persons wero drowned at Pres- cott, A. T on tho 224 by tho giving way of tho largo storage dam built across Hassayampa rlvor two years ago at a cost of hundreds of thousands ot dollars. The tobacco factories nt Richmond, Va., of Alexander Cameron i Co. and C. Cameron & Slzor, and the Durham stcamery and tobacco factory wero do stroyod by flro on the 22d. Total los3, 8220,000. Catti.k and horses In tho vicinity of Wood River, Ore., wero dying of starva tion on tho 22d by tho hundreds, nnd unless thoro was a thaw soon many herds would bo exterminated. (Ieoiiok nowEM, of Spring Hill, Mo., sot a spring gun In his barn for a thief. Mrs. Dowell, unawaro of what hor hus band had done, opened tho barn door on tho 22d and was shot dead. Sho had beon married but two months. JniiEMlAU O'Donni'.i.i. was convicted In Chicago on tho 22d of conspiracy to brlbo jurors In tho Cronin trial and his punishment fixed at threo years In tho penitentiary. It was said on the 22d that thirty deaths had occurred at Zancsvlllo, O tho result of taking a child who died of a contagious disease from Chicago to Kancsvlllo. A I'UTiTlo.v to tho Czar of Russia ask lng him to rnltlgato tho Bufferings of tho Slborlan oxlles Is to bo circulated throughout tho United States for signa tures. Indictments against twonty-ono "reg ulators" wero returned on the 22d by the grand jury sitting at Lafayette, La, Tun llrltlsh schooner Glen was wrecknd on ITto 22d on Little Duck Is- Tint vlslblo supply of whoat and corn In tho Unltod States on tho 24th was, respectively, 29,018,681 and 18,738,607 bushels. The streams wero swollen at Howling Orcen, Ivy., on tho 21th by heavy rains, and tho flood from Orcen rlvor had driven many families from their homes. At Hopklnsvlllo about 1,000,000 pounds of tobacco had been destroyed. MISSOURI STATE NEWS. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. PiiESHiENT llAmusoN, accompanied by Congressman Dalzull, Andrew Carncglo and J. II. Scott, of Johnstown, l'a., ar rived at Pittsburgh, l'a., on tho 10th to attend tho opening of the Carneglo froo library. John R. Lett, said to bo tho oldest resident of Southern Indiana, expired, ot Columbus on tho SOth at tho ago of 08 years. Samuel IlAvi.Kss, who went twenty one days without food or liquids owing to his Inability to swallow because of consumption of tho throat, died at Fort Wayne, Ind., on tho 20th. Tim Montana Legislature adjourned on tho 20th, having been In session ninety days without passing a bill. TilK Prohibitionists of Indiana mot In Stato convention at Indianapolis on the 20th and nominated a tickot headed by IL M, Itlount, of Marlon County, for Secretary of State. John Jacou Astou died suddenly at his resldenco In New York on tho morn ing of tho 22d of heart failure, aged 07 years, ltoleltan estato vaiucuatstiau,. 000,000, which goes to his son and threo daughters, his wlfo having died two yoars ago. An extra session ot tno lennosseo Legislature opened on the 24th to con sider taxation and conflicting election laws. WitlLHcloanlnga sidewalk atSt. Louis the other morning Henry Dozlcr, a col ored man, was shot and Instantly killed by Oeorgo Cruse, a youngnegrohoodlum. Threo negro youths, George Cruse, Oeorgo Tandy nnd Edward Green, worn reprimanded by Dozler for somd petty misdemeanor, when they retired and de cided to "do up" Dealer. Cruso, who Is only fifteen years old, was solcctod for the work, who returned and picking a quarrel with Dozler shot him dead. Tho threo wero arrested. The women of Sptekatdsvlllo recently raided tho "club room" (or saloon) of Henry Davis, and destroyed all tho liquors found In tho place. Davis, It was claimed, was running his place in violation of tho law, being just outside the corporate limits of tho town, nnd the town authorities could not reach him. Thomas Fee was recently arrested In tho Ozark mountains, charged with tho' murder of William Thorpe, In Holt County, some tlmo ago. Tin: prizes for a plan for a new city hall to be built at St. Louis wero awarded after critical and thorough ex amlnnllon of tho thirty-seven designs which had been submitted for compeii i tlon. The first pr!ze, &,00l). was i awaided to Kckel A Mann, of St. .Io- t seph, and the M. 000 prize went to l'a ' sett .t Husvell, of Knnsis City. At Old Monroe, Lincoln County, tho ! other day, Mrs. l'nnnle Nail was nexi I dentally shot by the discharge ot a pis I tol In the overcoat pocket of her bus- band while ho was assisting her Into a i vehicle. She died In a few hours. Vail had taken out several policies of I insurance upon his wife's life, aggro rti-,, : eating over P20.000, nnd other actions of rwnuun. '..,..'i . -t..i .... .. ...if,. of John Loston lost ols ' 1' "TU" "; , ' l exonerated hor husband from all blame Uvea on tno 20th in too burning or ... .... , . . . . V i-it rw n,i m- i before Mm died. ail Is thirty-two donco at Kingston, Ont, and Mr. . n ?? Pu.S'Jl'Sir&.i,- i divorced from him. The dead wife was and. off the coast of Maine, and threo of hor crew wero drowned. Uiliieiit Lowk (colored) was hanged on tho 21st at Birmingham, Ala., for tho murder of J. W. Meadows (white) Tiiiiek persons wero killed and six In lured bv tho explosion of a boiler In a sawmill at Rutlier Glen, Va., on tho 22d Tiiiiei: sisters. Mary, Carrlo and Ella Tyler, wero thrown from a car riage by a runaway on the 22d near Newark, N. J., tho two former lieing killed and tho latter badly Injured. Ture total collections of Internal revenuo for tho first seven months of tho fiscal year ending Juno 30, 1890, wero 379,513,02 , being an Increaso of S5.252.028 as compared with tho collec tions during tho corresponding perioa of last vear. William Sti'.waiit was killed ana nis wlfo and two children and two men wero probably fatally injured on the id bv an explosion of dynamite at Adamsburg, l'a. The hoavlost snow-storm of the winter provalled throughout Montana on tho 24th, with tho thermometer marking ten degrees below zero. It was roported on tho 24 th tbat an organization ot negroes known as tho Grand Independent Brotherhood, witn a largo membership, was planning movement to securo control of tho gov ernment ot Oklahoma. The houso of Hunt Bead at Augusta, Oa., was burned on tho 24th, and his threo little children perished In the flames. The first Slavish convention over hold in tho United States mot on the 24th In Allegheny City, Pa., to form a National organization for tho purpose of looking after tho Intorosts of tho Hungarians in all carts of tho country. Seciietaiiv PitooTOit lssuod an order on tho 24th directing that the field or union of tho National flag in use In tho army and navy consist, after July 4, 1690. of forty-two white stars in six rows of sevan stars each in a blue field. The Issue of standard silver dollars from tho mints during tho wook ended on the 22d was 8305,095. The issue dur ing tho corrosnondlng porlod of last vear was $323,190. Mils. Samantha Bakeii; and her 8-yoar-old son wero burned to doath In their barn at Sallna, Kan., on tno aim The business portion ot Chancy, Wash., was nearly wiped out by Are on the 24th. The convontlon ot the Clan-ua-Gaol In session in Philadelphia on, tho 24th ex celled the triangle and uamp.20 of Uhl cago in a body for alleged .unfavorable action In" connection with the" murder of Dr. Cronin. r- The tug-boat Flora D. blow up on' the 24th in tho river near MoblloAla., kill ing tho engineer, William Qrlmboy, hla aon and the colored cook. AS It; Chicago on the 24lh Michael Bourke was sent to prison for thlrty yoar for orlmlmilly asuaol'.iDg ivjBvyyoapojo. Iflrls. 1 f: Tin: four children their a rcsldo Lesto: An order was Issued at Berlin on the 20th prohibiting tho circulation In Ger- , many of tho VolKsanwalt, a paper puo llshed In Cincinnati, O. In tho elections In Germany on tho t 20th the Socialists mado heavy gains, tho Government losing fifteen mombers of tho Reichstag. Advices of th6 21st say that during - tho recent storm which swept along tho Boshu coast In Japan about 1,000 fishing boats with between 2,600 and 3,000 fish- , crmen drifted out to sea, and 900 of these boats with all the men on board wore lost. On tho Toukomo coast over 300 boats wero wrecked and about (100 fishermen wero drowned. Tin: schooner Galrcmham, which left Halifax January 8 for tho Kast Indies, was glvon up for lost on tho 22d with her crow ot ilvo men. RunoLrii lluiiois, of St. Alban, CJuo., In a quarrel on tho 23d with his mother-in-law, Mrs. O. Thibeault, killed her with an axe, and then killed bis wlfo and two llttlo children In tho samo mannor. At the meeting In Toronto, Ont., on tho 24th of tho National Law and Order League C. C. Bonney. of Chicago, was ro-cieeted president. Aviri:s of tho 24th say that suj ot tho King of Dahomoy's troops attacked tho French posts at Kotonon, Senegal, and tho French repulsed them and killed sixty of their number. The tobacco warehouses ol iienry Izurrlcta at Cardenas, Cuba, wero burned by Incendiaries on tho 24th. Loss, S200,- 000. By the will of tho lato M. Chanto- loupe, an extonslvo Canadian brass founder, mado public on tne 24tn, al most his ontiro fortune, estimated at $500,000, was left to his employes. LATEST NEWS. In tho Sonato, on tho 25th, another animated discussion occurrod on tho charge that Mr. .Call had interpolated romarks In the oillclal report or tne pro ceedings of tho Seivito; aftor which con sideration of tho ivlucatlonal bill was rosumcd. A number of unimportant measures wero passed. In tho Houso tho Oklahoma Town-Sito bill was lur thor considered without being disposed of. Tho 1)111 to permit tho Director of tho Mint to mako changes In thodesigns on curront coins of tho Unltod States and several less important bills were i ounce of lan'.anum at Kansas City passed. I'HINCE BISMAIICK, on the 'J.'iin, uau u long conferenco with Kmporor William i WiU tho cause. twenty-three years old and they had been married seven months on the day of tho accident. Ix reply to Interrogatories of the city attorney of Jefferson L'lty, Attorney General Wood recently submitted an opinion In which he held that .cities of the third class, with a population of 5,000 Inhabitants and over, but without registration of voters, must bold their spring elections for city officers under tho Australian system adopted by tho last General Assembly. He holds that it Is tho duty of tho county clerk to pro vide the necessary machinery at tho ex pense of the city. Mils. Kim.ui Ucr.n, a widow, who re sided in Morgan County, was recently sitting by the stove when her clothes took lire, and before the flames could bo extinguished sho was so badly burned that sho died tho same evening. Mils. Collins, widow of tho murdered man, K. A. Collins, of Mexico, who was killed last November, has offered S500 for tho arrest and conviction of tho pep petrators of tho crime. Tho county has added S100 to this. Itonniir Biiow.n, aged thlrty-ihe, fell asleep on the railroad track nt Camden tho other night and uas run over and kfed bv a train. Tin: other day as Robert Heckordltu was nutting a heavy drill into a well near Fair Grove, Greene County, tho windlass slipped and tho handlo struck him under the chin, breaking ins necit. llAN.Nin.L is to have an lee machine with a capacity of fifty tons daily. Tho cost of the factory will lie Sr.0,000. Some weeks ago an old lady named - Loyd died at her homo near Orrick, and when her body was being prepared for ' burial there was found in her clothing "M.SOO in Government bonds, notes sho held against various parties to tho value ot M.000, and aboulS700 in money. Her son-in-law was convinced that sho had more money hidden about tho premises, and after a diligent search was rewarded by finding SI, 900 in gold and a small amount of silver under the sills ot an outhouse. The money was In a self sealing fruit jar, and had been carefully j burled. Tin: depot of the Hock Island road at ' Splckardsvllle was destroyed by ilro tho ' other night with the contents. Miss r.i.MiKA IiimiN took half an the other night with suicidal intent, but timely aid sacd her life. Despondency THE ARIZONA DISASTER. rful ItcMiltn of thn HuratlriB of tlit llHurnirutnim Ham nt Walnut ClroTO-. Ornplilc Drnrrlptlon of tlm IlUastrr lij Hliirinr O'Ni-IU-i:mrmoui Lois of 1. 1 fa and Dent met loo nf 1'roprrtr Pkescott, Ariz., Fob. 83. A messen ger arrived hero lato last night from tho scene of tho rocent dlsastor at tho Wal nut Grovo dam with a list of tho lost as fas as known, comprising thlriy-olglit names, and a partial list of tho surviv ors. Sheriff O Weill in a letter y tnu mcssongor writes as follows: Itol'ARK'B RANCH, Sloililny, Feb. 21. Tho scene of desolation ulunij llusnyunip.i below tho sites ot tho dams Is coiupli'le. A tornado could not Imvo niutlu surli a com ntctu wreck. For miles waters turnuil frco by tho breaking of tho dams have Illlt-d tho uod ol tno crecK witn uouies. ana witu enor mous bowlders, trees, and every other kind of debris. v When all the casualties aro ucertnlned, tlm entire lns will probably lii between fifty anil sixty lives. The bridles thus fur discovered nnmlicr lout a dozen, many of which woro found twenty nnd thlity inllos from tho plnco where tho flood overtook them nil. The jcmi'lns are more or less mutilated, while In several eases only frag ments Imvc been iccoverctl, a- the force of the Hood was so tcrillle that many botlles have doubtless been burled In the suml, others torn to pieces utnl otheis cauled far south. The impetus of the sticani of water when turned loose can hardly be uppleelated without Kolntf over the Ki-ound covered by It. Those who saw It say that it eame down In almost it perpendicular wall, ninety or one hundred feet IiIkIi mid niinieiitly eiusheil down Instead of snieplng nwuy every thing bifuic It. Immense liov.-Mi is wete thrown mound as a hlh! inlKht los. a hall. I'nornmus tiees welo broken In two ortoin Intiisliie'ls. Iron bars were twisted out of shape, mid an ordinary Hat-iron was picked up and carried live miles and then luibediled in tin) walls of tbeeanou e!)-hty feet above the pre-ent level ot the stream. A larj-e safe, bclon-rlng 1 1 K-ibcil brow n t.ilnlnif In the iivlKliboihond ot tT.Oin, wa swept away, and no trace has been Iitunil of it. Whatever thu water struck went down. None of the victims wero wounded, all wero dlowneil. The llood struck the lower dam at 11-V) p. ni. Five minutes later the he oltuallers. live miles below, wero swept away. Several por-ams w-ere at both points w-atchhi'.r, bat notw Ithstamlluir this piec.iution tin- num ber of men drowned nt the llrst point was oer thirty, an-l tbo-e w !io e-e-ip -d did -o with only what they had on tli-lr hacks, inauv only In their n lull t clothes, i: uly on the evening of the Xlst a cornier, William Akaxl, was sent from tho lipner to thu lower dam to warn iho residents at tho latter point that the, former stincturo was In danKer if breaking but owtnjr to tho stoim and ilarknes-t tic could not keep ahead of tho flood, and lost his life in tryln-i to i r.iss the llas-aynmpa w itlilu view of the suivlv ors of the camp ho had tried to save, t'barles Thompson, a courier, w ho al rived this after neon from below Wickenbun:. and w bo lost his lunch above the lower (lain, icports that nine bodies bao been discovered at Wickcll- buraud til r ibov.l ill addition to those already dl-covcred. Tho old hltovlc Drill ranch w 1 1 It all other ranelius alons thu licr have been entirely swept away." A NOTABLE DINNER. on tho elections, and In going over tho situation mado for tho government by tho new relations ot parties. REAit-Ai-MntAi, James F. JouETTwas placod on tho rotlrod list on tho 27th. Tm: King of Corea Is about sending another envoy to England, despite tho vigorous protests ol tho umnoso uoyorn-tnent. It is officially announced that tho labor conforonco which it was proposed to hold in Borne has beon abandonod by the Swiss Government. The Duke of Orleans was romovoa to the prison at Clalrvaux on tno uitn. Tho nrison is tho building of tho an- oiont abbey foundod by St. Bernard In 1114. The illness of King Alfonzo ot Spain Is attended with many of tho symptoms which characterized his recent serious attack, and his condition is such as to jxcito alarm. The Russian Qovornmonthaslnstruct ed M. do Struovo, Russian Minister at Washington, to take part in tho negoti ations already in progress botweon En gland and America with rogard to tho Bohrlngs Sea seal fisheries, to the end of establishing a closo season for soals satisfactory to all parties concerned. The funoral sorvicosover tho remains of tho lato John Jacob Astor, of Now York, took placo on the 25th, and wore of tho most unostentatious character. The Law and Ordor League of the United States has decldod to change its name to tho International Law and Or dor Loaguo, and It may now include loaguos of the different provincos in Canada as woll as tho lcaguoa of the several States of the Union. Euin Pasha has wrltted to a friond in Berlin that ho deollned tho Khedive's offor of tho Governorship ot Eastorn Soudan, with his rosldence at Suaklm, and that ho is rosolved to return to Waddolat and reconquer that country ijor Oernjnv. I-'ou fortrlnir a chock for W-bB Waller Wallace was recently convicted at Kan sas City and ghen two y -nrs in the pen itentiary. Chahlkh V.ui. was i-. -untly arrested at St Louis upon th" alllavit of Mrs. Slattcrly, charging li.m with tho murder of his wife, Fnnnlo Vail, who was recent ly killed at Old Monroe by the discharge of a pistol Irr-hls overcoat pocket whiio ho was asssistlng her Into a wagon, and which was reported at tho tlmo to bo ac cidental. Mrs. Vall's mother charges tho husband with conduct that no good husband should bo guilty of, and his se curing such heavy insurance upon his wife's life, and his record In other Insur ance matters looked strangely suspl clous. Seventy-five girls employod In tho overall factory of Tootle, Hosea .t Co., at St. Joseph, rocontly struck for higher wages. They were receiving 55 cents and 80 cents per dozen for two grades ot overalls and demanded 05 and 90 cents. After a two hours' consultation thclrde mand was compiled with and they ro turned work. The orphan's home, located two miles south of Springfield, caught fire tho other night from somo unknown causo and was totally destroyed, Loss, ?5,000. A few nights since Miss Ltdn Coons was assaulted on Eighth streot, Kansas City, by two Tomen and sandbagged until she was unconscious. Her assail ants were cutting oil her hair when her , screams broughtnelghbor3 to tho rescue Tho young lady was badly hurt and fallod to recognlzo her assailants. GovKitNon Fhancis Issued last year 63 pardons to penitentiary convicts, of which 14 were upon recommendation of tho warden and inspectors and coinmun ly known as sick pardons; four wcru hol iday purdons, granted at the instigation of tho warden, and fivo wero of insano prisoners whoso removal from tho i'H tentlATY yas a matter Ol necessity - The Dinner Olven nt Washington to the l'resldeut and Cabinet and Deles-ites Bud OHlccrs of the r.in-.Viiierlcan t'nn-Crcss-Tho Most Superb AlValr of the Kind Ever (Slvnn In the Culled Slates. Washington, Feb. 2U. Tho dinner given last night by Mr. Andrew Carne glo to tho President and Cabinet and tho delegates and officer) of tho Inter national American Congress was prob ably tho most superb alfair of tho kind ever given in tho 1'nited States. Tho novel and unique arrangements planned by him were carried out by Mr. William L. Curtis, the executive officer of tho International Conferenco. The effects in floral decoration and tabln service were superb. Tho walls of the new square dining room at tho Arlington Hotel wero literally banked with flow ers until it looked liko a scene from fairy land. The table was an exact circle, thirty-six feet in diameter. Covers were laid for forty-eight gentle men. The center of tho table was a mammoth four-leaved clover of maiden hair ferns, over which was suspended a monstrous silver lamp, the brilliancy of which was softened by fostoons of sea-weed that drooped into the ferns. The angles between the leaves of thn clover were filled with solid masses ol orchids, tulips and crocuses; there be ing thousands of blossoms which wero collected in New Orleans. Mobile, Sa vannah. I'ensacola, Jacksonville and other cities of the South, as well as In tho greenhouses ot Philadelphia, New York, Newport and Boston. Tho menu was an unusually slmplo one. Among thn wines nndchamp.ign"s served wero "Twehn Apostles," sherry and some rare old Madeira. Thu menu was engraved in fine script upon heavy beveled ldccks of papier-mache. No French terms wero used. In tho upper lr ft -band corner of tho block wero thu inll'als of Mr. Carneglo in two shades or green, whllo tho uamo ot the guest wa, by a now and peculiar process, blown In glass at the bottom. During tho dinner a .vocal and instrumental concert was given, instead of tho ordi nary orchestral music. Mile. Marceda, tho famous cantatilce; Miss Elizabeth Johnson, Mr. Herldou Morooll and tho Schubert quartet'" gavo tho vocal numbers; Miss Alice Raymond rendered with great eltect a cornet bolu; Mr. Ernest Lont played, a solo on the violin cello, and Messrs. Elksteln and An drews a duet on zithers and Mr. Alexan der presiSed at tho piano. Thoro woro no formal speeches. Fishermen Drowned. Gloucestkh, Mass., Feb. 25. -Tho nchoonor Marlau Grimes, from Georges Banks to-day, reports that on February 21, while at'nncbor during a heavy gale, Timothy O'Connell, of Sholburn. X. S.; Abram Eraser and Abram Gerrior, of Arichat, C. it., whllo furling tho jib, wero washed ovorboatd by a heavy ea and drowned. The Needs of (he New Navy. Washington, Fob. 20.-Charles B. Cranio, of tho woll-known firm ot l'hlla- Ldelphla ship builders, was Interrogated by the members ot vno iiouso coiiium, too on naval affairs yesterday concern ing tho needs of tho new navy. Mr. Cramp expressed his belief that tho prlvato shlp-bulldlng firms ot tho coun try could do all tho work Congress would bo willing to provldo for. Ilo thought thoro would ho no difficulty in building tho hoavlor armored vossels contemplated. If Congress would appro, prlato enough monoy t,o rjieet the tn P,ulre4 oxpenilituro: t4 K'; mm