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i -r ffltS. ft' I-sKTV, i Iff J- The State Republican. VOLUME XIX. JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI, IJRSDAY, APRIL 3, 1890. NUMBER iG. Groceries JOHN A, LUHARDT DEALER IN" Staple ana Iffncu SPllOT A T.TIBS imiMrttiiiiMiiifiiiitiiiifiiitiniii Glassware, Quccnswarc, Tea ond Dinner Sets, Chamber Sets, Library Limps, Toilet Articles, Tobacco, Cigars, Woodcnwaro, Ico Clicsts, Hofilgerat ors, Grass and Garden Seed, Oyr ters, Fish and Game in , Season, Cash Paid for all Kinds of Country Produce. 230 EAST HIGH STREET. DANIEL GUNDELFINGER, Hardware diflBte, Tinware i -sStovess- wmM' Cutlery Epitome of the Week INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. ETC. S3 'VSy ETO. Thto Most Complete Stock in Central Missouri of tho Rest and Cheapest Hardware, Tinware, Stoves, Cutlery, Etc. Exclusive agent for The Celebrated Wire-Gauze Charter Oak StoYes-s AND QUICK MEAL GASOLINE STOVE. Door Frames, Window Frames, Wire Screen, Weather Strips, Spring Ilingos, Illril Cages, Water Coolers, Etc., a Specialty. Tin Koofing Spouting and Jobbing of nil kinds given prompt attention. :To- 123 HIGH STREET, HENRY J. DULLE, President. BERNARD DULLE, Vice-President. CAPITAL STAR AND J. W. SCIIULTU, Secretary & Treasurer. YIGTORIA ROLLER MILLS. 51) 13 P i FLOUR MEAIi AND MILL FEED ,LE MILLING CO, n TT TMTT T T? u. n. jjil WEST HvCA-IUST STREET. O. A, WARE NEW LIVERY STABLES LARGE QUANTITIES OF Garriages,Surreys,Buggies,R oad Carts FOR SALE AT MANUFACTURERS' TRICES. Second-Hand Rigs Bought and Sold. Mules and Horses Bought and Sold. Tho best and Finest Livery Rigs in tho State. EAST MAIN STREET. HIS T I Livem ms Double or Single, for City or Country or tor Commercial Travelers, at th Beat Rates given In Central Missouri. Horses Boaided b) tne pay, wcok or wiontn at neasonanie Rates. Call or address J. T. WELLS & CO: CONGRESSIONAL. Tnr. Sherman nntl trust bill was farther dis cussed In tho Senate on the 20th nnd tho world' lair LIU was reported. ,., In tho House a bill was Introduced granting a ponslon of 13,000 per year to tho widow of General Crook. Tho rest 01 tho day was fpent In discussing ina Dili ror tho admission of Wyoming Into tho Union as a State. Sknatoii SUEnaAifs anti trust bill was fur ther discussed In the Senate on tho 27th. The Homo bill for tho admission of Wyoming as a Statu was presented. Tho bill appropriating f),000 for tho purchase of 3,600 tents for people driven from their homos by floods In tho South was passed. The bill authorizing tho Presi dent to appoint and retire John C. Fremont as a Major-Uencral was reported favorably,.., In tho House tho bill admitting Wyoming as a State was passed by a vote of 139 to 123. In tho Scoato on the SSth the greater part of the day was spent In exccutlvo session discuss ing the Florida Judicial nominations. ...In the House Mr. Eruoe, unaer instructions irom wo committee oa war olalms, repoitod bills em bracing noarly 300 claims for stores and supplies furnished tho United States army during tho war. At tho ovenlng session twcnty-Uvo prl Yato pension bills were passed. On the SOth ult bills were passed in the Sen ate appropriating J3,738,000for tholmprovcment or St. Mary's river, Michigan, nna i,osi,uui ior tho Improvement of thollaylako channel, Mich. lgan,...In tho House tho naval appropriation bill (K2,1M,M3) was reported und tho army ap propriation bill was discussed. The dependent pension bill was passed in tho Senate on the 31st ult. by a vote of 43 to 12. A petition was presented providing for measures to prcent tho sending of obsceno literature and pictures through tho malls. ...In tho Houso tho army appropriation bill was passed; also a reso lution for information as to amies imposca ijy foreign countries on brcadstuffs. Hills wcro In troduced to give a military and pensionable status to the omcerH, enlisted men, their wives, children and dependent parents of all military organizations of tho loyal Slates during tho lute war; to prescribe proof of naturalization to bo furnished with entries of public land. DOMESTIC. Report was mado to Governor .lack- son, ot Maryland, on tho 20th that tho Stato Treasurer, Stevenson Archer, nail misappropriated tho securities In his possession. It was reported on tuo '-Jinn mat an English syndicato had obtained options on several largo tobacco factories In Lynchburg, Va., and was negotiating for olght factories In Danville, Va. Rev. Dr. Joseph II. Rylance, of New York, on tho 20th recovered a ver dict of $10,000 ngaln9t Nicholas Quack onboss for malicious ltbol. The Philadelphia mint forco was on tho 20th working night and day to moot tho demand for silver dollars, of which It was oxpoctcd to turn out 1,800,000 dur ing March. Tun old chestnut horso "Jack," that carried llrlgadlor - Goneral fleddes through sovoral campaigns during tho war, died at Des Moines, la., on tho 20th, at tho advanced ago of 30 years. It was reported on tho 27th that Me tropolis, a small vlllago in Illinois, had been destroyed by a cyclono and that soveral hundred pooplo wore killed and Injured. Many buildings at Olnoy ana Nashvlllo, III, wero also wrecked. Shortly after 0 o clock on tho oven lng of tho 27th a tornado swopt ovor tho western portion of Louisville, Ivy., wrecking 200 or 300 houses, and killing :00 or moro pooplo and Injuring many others. Tho path of tho cyclono was about a squaro and a half In width. A ToiiNAno at Bird's Point, Mo., on tho 27th blow down several houses. Hundreds o( houses at Jcfforsonvlllo, Ind., woro wrecked by a cyclone on tho 27tb, and tho loss of lilo was estimated at from 150 to 200. The colored men of Itattlo Creok, Mich., organized a protoctlvo leaguo on the 27th. The tug May French was wrecked In Maumco bay, near Toledo, O., on tho 27th, and Captain Tom Cary, Engineer Georgo Itcynolds and two deck hands wcro drowned. The Kansas Stato fair is to bo hold September 12 to 20, Inclusive. AN oxtonslvo forest llro was raging on tho 27th near Egg Harbor, X. !., and it was estimated that fully 1,000 acres wero In flames. Eleven' men woro killed and sovon- toon wounded In a mill-dust oxploslon at tho Chicago sugar refinery, Taylor and Ilcech streets, on tho 27th. William Si.attehv and his wlfo and Edward Spauldlng woro arrested on tho I7th at Buffalo, i. Y., for counterfeit ing. They had been Hooding tho city with bogus ton-cont pieces. I Officers of lower Mississippi stoamors arriving at St. Louis on tho 27th re ported much distress in tho overflowed districts south of Memphis, and tho out look for tholr next crop was discourag ing, John A. Davis, city treasurer ol Rochester, N. who ombczzlcd SCO, 000, pleadod guilty on tho 27th and was sentenced to live years in Auburn prison. A cave-in of tho Conygham mlno at Wllkesbarro, Ta., on tho 27th caused tho sinking of soveral housos. Tho damago was largo. Tiiuek brothers namod Doldrlck, John ond Honry llakosloe, all of Now York City, wero killed by tho cars on tho 27th at Rod Rook, Pa. Cou.nteiifeit ton-dollar bills on tho Gormanla Rank ot Now Orleans wcro in circulation on tho 27th In Cincinnati, Louisville and St Louis. Fum'iir.n advices of tho 28th say that tho numbor of lives lost In tho rocont cyclono at Louisville, Ky was protty definitely known to bo sovonty-llvo. Tho property loss would bo about 83, 800,000. Tho wrecked portion of tho olty lies between Eighteenth, llroad way, Soventeonth and Main streets. Tho storm passed diagonally across tho section, which Is probably a mllo squaro. Somo 2,500 buildings wero wreckod. Advices of tho 28th say that in tho recent cyclono twenty-llvo persons wero killed In Jackson County, 111., over 100 wero killed and Injured In Posoy County, Ind., and many lives woro lost in Me tropolis, 111. Tho town of Howling Green, Ky., was wiped out, and many buildings woro wrocked and sovoral lives lost at Evansvlllo, Ind. The worst blizzard of tho season pre vailed on tho 27th throughout the entire Northwest Advices of tho 28th from Alaska say that iour whtsky-smugglora Frank Muzzy, John Ackerson, William Honnctt and a man named Mitchell wero drowned near Douilass Island. . A UAH with sixteen VfcriraSs and four teen cows was burnodjon",tho 28th at Mount Ida,.Wis.' Mftfi AlivitHs of tho 28tKj 'that Port Royal, Ivy., was ontlrolyjrtpt away In tho recont cyclone. 'gvj; Titr.iiH woro 181) bnslnoaar'Jf'alluros In tho United States rlurlng,tlit),'soYon days ended on tho 23th, 'ttgaliist 200 tho provlous sovon days.vTho fptal of fail ures in tho' United StateHrom Janu ary 1 to dato Is &S58,iSgafast 3,840 in 1889. ViTirriir. itjm slrnckton tho2Sth at Worthington, In&tJatjSh depth of 1,375 feet. ' At Staunton, Va,, a hcaJ(wlnd-storm on tho 28th unroofodKouSss, uprootod trees and blew down fenbeJn ' It was roported on tho 28lh .that Urld got Sweonoy, a trustodfolil servant In tho Tracv housoholdi.'Jif.-Washlngton, had confessed to sottlng l'ho flro that burned up tho SocreTary'' lhomo and killed his wife and dlUit'htfiV News of tho 30th ult sayi that In tno recent cyclono every building botweon Hlcdsoo and Eulla In Macon County, Tpnn., was blown away, tho town of Dixon Springs was ontlroly dostroyod, and many persons woro killed. Tho property loss was estimated at i,000, 000. In Jackson County ovor sixty por sons wcro killed. An carthquako shock was folt at Con- toocook, K, II., on tho 2llth ult. A Finn on tho 20th tilt, at Mitchell's Station, Va., almost destroyed tho town, and Marshlleld, Mo., met a llko fato. The llvo-story elevator of tho John W. Kuflman Milling Company at St. Louis was burned on tho 20th ult, caus sng a loss of 5280,000. Dispatches ot tho 20th ult say that hundreds of houses in Joftorsonvlllc, Ind., wcro wrocked in tho recent cy clone, causing a los3 of S750,t)00. No lives wcro lost In Gibson County fifty buildings wero dostroyod and much stock killed. TilitEE minors wcro killed on tho 20th ult. by a cavo-ln at tho Princo of Wales mine near Nogatinee, Mich. Two colored- men, lien Easton and Hcdgo Townscnd, got Into a light In Leavenworth, Kan., on tho 29th ult, and both woro killed. James P. Davis wa3 hanged on tho 28th ult. at Pittsboro, N. G, for tho murder of John llorton. Ho confessed his crlmo, said his real namo was Shack ford, and that whllo living In South Carolina several yoars ago ho murdered bis six children The latest estimate on tho 80th ult. placed tho numbor of persons killed by tho cyclono at Loulsvlllo at 103, and tho number of Injured at 300, of whom about sixty woro expected to dlo from their wounds. Dispatches from other points in tho Stato report groat damago and somo loss ot life. Tho towns of Caledonia and Grand Rivers woro on tlrolv destroyed: In Wost Loulsvlllo overv business houso and half tho resi dences wero wrecked, and Blackford was ncarlVWlpcd onCsW" Tnn exchanges at tho leading clearing housos In tho Unltod States during tho wook endod on tho 29th ult. aggregated S1,045,3173S9, against 81,045,317,339 tho provlous wook. As compared with tho corresponding wook of lSb'J tho ae croaso amounted to 4.0. John Owsley, of St. Joseph, Mo., a man 70 years old and ton years ago a mill ionalre, was on tho 29th ult. sentenced to tho nonltlary for burglary The rjconlo ot Johnstown, Pa., on tho 2S)lh ult sent $300 to tho Loulsvlllo sufferers. The town of Huntington. Miss., was from flvo to sovon foot under wator on tho SOth ult and tho water was still i-rlslng. Masked men on tho 29th ult robbed C. D. MUlor, a farmer living near Lima, O., as ho was returning from town with WOO lie had drawn from tho bank. Advices of tho SOth nit from Iloono, Lincoln and adjoining counties in West Virginia was to tho effect that hunarous ot cattle wero dying lrom want of food. Frank Younolev, aged 30 years, miarrelod with his wlfo on tin1 2!lth ult at Pittsburgh, Pa., and then shot him self dead. The defalcation of Archer, Stata Treasurer of Maryland, was on tho 29th ult. said to bo noarly $500,000. In a light betweon nogroes and whltos at lirantley, Tex., on tbo 31st ult. ono negro and ono whlto man wero klllod and four negroes woro fatally wounded. John Richter, ot Toledo, O., whllo going Into a saloon on tho 31st ult missed his footing and hung by tho chin on tho railing until dead. Ho was drunk. Dynamite exploded In, tho Coalburg (Ala.) mines on tho 31st nit, killing four men and wounding eight others The visible supply of wheat and corn In tho United States on tho 31st ult was, respectively, 27,114,093 and 20,204, 0S1S bushels. Hopson Huim, of the wholosalo gro- cory firm of llabcook, Hurd & Co., of Cleveland, O., committed suicldo on tho 31st ult bv shooting himself. Poor health was tbo cause. The city of OrcenvUlo, Miss., was under wator on tho 31st ult, and ovory thing was afloat at Ashpoct Over 11,000 squaro mllos In tho vicinity of Mom phis, Tonn., wcro also Inundated, and portions of Arkansas near Ilelona wero In tho same condition. No lives had boon lost but thcro was great uuflorlng among tho rcsldonts of tbo overflowed country. In tbo Auburn (N. Y.) prison Komm- ler Is to bo oxocutod byoloetrlclty dur ing tho wcok beginning April 2a Grant Aii-sit and his 2-yoar-old child and tho 13-j oar-old daughter ot Elmoro Thomas wcro drowned on tho 31st ult whllo attempting to cross Sugar creek near Mlltord. 111. Five persons woro Injured, two fatal ly, In a llro on the 3tst ult which to tally dostroyod St Joseph' convent Catholic Institution in Mllwaukoo. The sato in tho ofllco of the. Missouri Kansas & Texas road at' Fort Scott 'fox., was blown up on tho'Slst ult and cobhod of 53,000 In cash. ' Sheriff Flacic, of NowYork, was on the 31st ult. sontonced to two months In (ho county Jail and fined $500; Josoph Weeks, 5500 nno and ono rnontn s im orlsonmont: William L. Flaok, son o: tbo ex-shorllT, $500 line and Imprison ment in tho penitentiary tor four months. A nrLT. which provides a flno of 81,000 and ono yoar's Imprisonment for any person who provonts a colored porson from enjoying any resort or convonlonco open to tho publlo was passed by tho Now York Assembly on tno uist ult MISSOURI STATE NEWS. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Valentine Stiver, aged 01 years. ono ot tho ploncors of Northorn Indi ana, died on tho 20th at bis homo In Benton, whero ho had lived for sixty- six years. John V. CAMmielt, chairman oi tno Democratic Stato Central Committee ot Illinois, died on tho 27th at his homo in Strcator, aged 47 years. The convention of farmers in session at Columbia, S. G, on tho 27th nomi nated B. B. Tillman for Governor and G Colt for Lloutonant-Governor. James Hitiiiiaiitt, living near Maple, Ind., was 103 years old on tho 27th. Ho was in good health. William SnAni', tho oldest voteran In Indiana, was found'SeaJ In his bod or, tho 27th at La Porte. Ho was 00 yoars old. The first Legislature of the Stato of Washington, after having boon in ses sion 143 days, adjourned on tho 2Sth line die. Governor Hill on tho 28th appointed Major-Gonoral Daniel 13. SIcklos shorift of tho city and county ot row York, In place of Janic3 Flack, resigned. Mns. Harrison and party rottirncu to Washington on tho 2Sth from their lslt to Florida and tho South, 'lhey cro all in good health and expressed themselves as highly pleased with tho trip. Thomas Cornell, ono oi mo oiucst, ealthlest and most popular railroad nd steamboat men along tho Hudson river, died ot his homo In Kingston, N. on tho 30th ult, aged 7(1 years. David Dous, of Now York, tho mill- onalro grain merchant, died on tho SOth ult, aged IW years. Samuel L. Sawyer, a member of tho 'ortv-slxth Congress, died on tho 29th ult at Independence, Mo., aged ,0 years. u i,er to i, mo, Vice Admiral Rowan, U. S. died on tho Slst ult. at Washington. Goverxoi! Hill, of New otk, on tho 1st tilt votoed tho Saxton ballot ro- form bill. Isaac Exdaii.v, a soldier in tho war of 1312. celebrated his 99th birthday on tho Slst ult. at Madison, Ind. During tho day ho received a dispatch announc- Thirteen of tho twonty-flvo bonds men of ex-Stato Treasurer Noland met at St Louts tho other day and agrcod to sottlo tho deficit by an equal assess ment of $1,350 each. Fifteen of tho twenty-llvo had paid in and tho others agreed to do so. The trial ot William Miles, who shot and killed Captain Nat M. Kinney, tho Bald Knobber chief, at Forsythe, termi nated In tno criminal court at Spring Hold with n verdict of acquittal, on tho ground of solf-dofenso. Miles was Im mediately takon back to Jail to bo tried at tho next term of tho Christian County court on tho chargo of killing Shurlff Branson nnd Detcctlvo Funk at Klrby vllle, In Taney County, July 4 last A fatal accident occurred tho other i ovonlng at a saw mill at Klnzor, a small I station about threo miles east of Poplar Mult. An unknown man, about thirty I Qvh1 years of' ago, employed ,ns mill , hand, was cleaning sawdust from tho pit under a largo circular saw which was In motion and whllo attempting to got out of tho pit struck tho saw. His shoulder blado and all tho ribs on the left sldo wcro completely sovcred. Cecil M. English, a discharged street car driver, who had been drinking, boarded a Washington avenuo ear at St Louis tho other afternoon and com menced abusing tho conductor, James A. ritrgcrnld. Ho finally drow a pistol and shot Fitzgerald dead. English was promptly arrested. The latest weather crop bullotln of tho Stato Hoard ot Agriculture says that tho wheat crop throughout tho Stato Is eilects of tho lato BISMARCK'S BIRTHDAY. The Seventy-I'irth Anniversary or the Illrlli of Illsnmrck Celebrated at l'red erlehsrulie with Much Knlliuslastn Tim Cnjllo Thronged with Vlsltors-A Ser enade Berlin, April 2. Tho colebratlon of Princo Bismarck's soventy-flfth birth day at Filoderlchsruho anniversary was characterized by moro ontbtistasm and activity than has boon shown at any provlous occasion slnco tho observance of tho old Chancolor's natal day bocamo an occuronco of national lntorost Flvo special trains loaded with Princo Bis marck's admirers mingled tholr frteght with that of tho regular trains which landod thousands ot persons at Frtod erlchsruho during tho day, and tho cas tlo was thronged with visitors until a lato-hour. In addition to theso per sonal visits tho ox-Chancolor rccolved ovor eighteen hundred birthday greet ings by mall and wtro and numerous prcsonts. Tho Emperor sent his por trait, d, - -4. i . . Twelve hundred latlway employes bearing torches proceeded to Frleder ichsruho yesterday evening and ser enaded Princo Bismarck, also present ing tho ox-Chancolor with nn address. Replying to tho address, Princo Bis marck said ho had always advocated rapid communication. Tho railway was now tho vchlclo of civilization. Ho would novor forgot tho immense serv loo of Minister Mayhach In carrying out tho centralization and conversion ot railways. Princo Bismarck was much affected, ills speoch to tho railroad men showed tho oxcolenco ot his memory in regard to railroad progress In Germany. Ho spont tho entlro day In receiving depu- ARCHER'S SHORTAGE. recovering from the cold weather, and that tho average Is tatlons and showed no fatigue. now about CO per cent It also states that the poach crop has been killed and other fruits slightly damaged. An official statement, taken from tho records, of tho number and amount of mortgages filed in lioono County during January and February, showed the num- aggregating $90,(.b.iu. Tho vast majority of these are on farm property, machinery and stock. Boono is ono of tho wealthiest counties In Mis souri, there being only 15 counties out of tho 141 in tho Stato which hnvo a greater taxablo wealth. The other day Mrs. Mary Welgans, .. . ... ., Archers Jfcmi. eicniccn miles iraiu .ii-iu-raun ing President Harrison's approval of a i city, foil from a chair on which she was standing and her head strucic a uox, breaking her neck. Martin Morrison, a well known rroccr, fell from a second-story window of his block in Kansas City tho other morning, and died shortly after from tho internal Injuries ho received. It is sup posed that dizziness, which overcame him whllo looking out ot tho window, caused tho fatal fall. Ho leaves a wlfo and four chlfdren, and an estate valued at about $50,000. The assistant superintendent ot re pairs of publlo buildings, after recently examining tho nubile buildings at St it nau oeen 111 Increasing his pension from $12 to 50 per month. FOREIGN. ' A hurricane on tho 20th at Townes- 1 111c, Australia, Hooded tho town and caused much damago. Several persons wcro drowned. Tin: annual raco on tho Thames courso betweon th crews of tho Oxford and Cambridge universities was won on tho 20th by a length by tho former. , Time, 13 minutes 3 seconds. At tho anti-slavery conference in Brussels on tho 28th tho English dole gates aaoptcu a r . . i"- j0St.Di, declared that muition oi mo saio ui .uuunui ui lui; .- i 1 - damaged to thooxtentot 510,000 becatiso of tho waste pipes having been allowed to frcczo up during tho winter and over flow tho building. It Is said that a New York syndicate of capitalists will build an olectrio light plant and mako other investments in Joplln to tho extent of half a million dollars. The Kaw elevator at Kansas City was burficd tho other night together with 35,000 bushels of grain. Tho grain was Insured for $12,500. Tho flro was thought to bo tho work of an Incendiary. Tin: Sonato on tho 2iith confirmed M. L. Dougborty as postmaster at Farm lngton and William Cochran, Jr., at Milan. ., Tin: notorious Hamplo Stevens shot 'and fatally wounded Helen Rauh at a Kansas City houso of ill-reputo tho other nlirht Ho was promptly 'ailed. Ho killed a man soveral years ago but terlor of Africa. A naphtha train of thirty-eight cars took llro near Brologory, Russia, on tho 28th, and a terrific explosion took place in which twenty traln-haitds wero killed. The university at Moscow was closed by tho Government on tho 2Sth on ac count of tho recent disorders among tho students, and 000 students wero arrested. Lester's spinning factory at Brldgo- ford, Eng., was destroyed by llro on tho Hist ult Loss, $300,000. The contract for constructing tho suh- marlno tolegraph botween Brazil and tho United States was on tho Slst ult awarded to two French companies. LATEST NEWS. In tho Sonato. on tho 1st, tho nouso bill authorizing tho Mississippi River Commission to purchaso or hlro such lin-ita n, liinw lie Immodlatolv IieCeSSarV to roscuo inhabitants of tho ovorllowcu uscapvu imiuamm-uu districts, and to uso tho boats for that John .Meyer, an old souner sixty-two ... oc.i rtnr ,1. oh thn vears oiu, was ruccnuy in au uuun Senate went into executive sossion....,,.. ' soliciting work. tnto Treasurer Archer of Marjlum! Tenders Ills Resignation, nr the Sumo Thno lltoncratliiff, Ills SiltHirdlmites from Any Sh-lre In the Ilpfitlratlnn Itrndy to Submit to the Majesty of tho Law Annapolis, Md., Aprils. Tho painful silenco which Stato Treasurer Steven son Archer has maintained over slnco tho damaging charges against him have been niado publlo has at last been broken. Ho himself has spoken, and his friends call find little comfort in what ho tells them. Icslorday Mr. resignation was brought to nnanolls by his son-in-law. Senator Sliver, Mr. Archer's letter is as fol lows: licLAiu, Mil., March 31, lfjn. EWtu K. Jnckmn, (lurtmor of Mttrylmut : SIR -I herewith tender on my resignation ns Treasurer of Maryland, liming tho four years of the Incumbency of the ulllco by mo over $t.l,30J,000 have been received uml dis bursed by mo, every dollar of which hns been scrupulously accounted for by tins clll elent, laborious anil honest employes In my office, so that tho books correspond exactly with the charges ugulust mu In tho Conili trohir's olllce. I say this In Justice to those ofilcers. Tho safo deposit boxes in IUUI more, which held the sinking fund belong Ingto the State, wero under my sole and ex elus.lvc control. No other person ever hav ing had access to them since 1 have been In office, any Irregularity In tho funds In tho.o hoses Is attributable to mo alone. If this can not be explained, then I must submit inyelt to tho majesty ot tho law. Jie-pectfully, Stevenson Archer. the! public-DEBT. Ho said that his houso In tho Houso a laigo numbor of Sonato and Houso bills and resolutions wero passed and tho Houso wunt into com mltteo ot tho wholo on tho Fortifications Appropriation hill, which was afterwards passed without division. Tbo bill ap propriating $293,000 for Improving tho Zoological l'aric in tno District oi Columbia was passed with an amend ment providing that tbo District shall boar half tho expense. The Garfield Momorlal Association purposo to dedicate, uy appropriate publlo sorvlce, tho momorlal structuro erected In lienor anu memory oi mu lato President Garfield, at Lako Vlow Comotory, InClovoland, O., on National Momorlal Day, May so noxt. The findings in tho Jlcuaiia inquiry aro said to bo equivalent to a recom mendation for tho trial by court-mar tial of both Commandor McCalla and his oxecutlvo officer, Lloutonant Ingor- soli. Tho findings aro favorable to Ln- sign Kllno and Chlof Englnoor Entwls tlo, tho two officers suspended and re ported for court-martial by Commander McCalla. Timothy D. Lincoln, a prominont lawyer of Cincinnati, dlod, on tho 1st aged stxty-flvo yoars. Mrs. SARAH E. SHOHTRIDQE, secre tary ot tho Christian Woman's Board of Missions, died at Indianapolis at half past ono o'clock on tho morning of tho 1st The disabled stoamer City of Paris sailed from Queonstown for Llvorpool, on tho 1st undor tho powor of hor port onglno. The Democrats and tholr Cthollo al llos mado a clean swoop in tho Mll waukoo (Wis.) municipal election, on tho lsttho chlof lssuo In tho contest Do ing tho repeal of tho Bonnott Compul sory Education bill, which tho Demo cracts and Catholics favored and tho Ropubllcans and Protostants opposod. It Is rumored In tho City ot Moxlco that Mr. Gould will establish a stoam ship lino from tho United Statos to Moxlco and Contral South Amorlcan ports. Arrests continue dally In tho Uni versity towns throughout Russia. Tha students express their determination to carry their point, and tta authorltlei are resolved to suppress them. at Bird's Point, Mo., was washed away . by tho flood, drowning his wlfo and two daughters. Ho also reported that a number of other persons wero drowned ( at tho samo time. The Railroad Commissioners havo or dered tho Wabasli Company to mako , proper repairs on tho Columbia branch t of their road. As the ferry-boat Statlo Flshor was making her first trip at Jefferson City tho other morning with passengers, mail and oxpress matter for tho Chicago ,fc Alton north-bound train a strong puff of , wind from tho north drovo her In shore ' and on to a submerged rock, snagging 1 a largo holo in her hull and causing her to sink In six feot of water. Tho pas Bongers wero taken off without diffi culty. The boat was valued at $0,000 nnd insured for $3,000. At a recent mooting of tho board of curators of tho Stato University, hold In St Louis, tho vacancy created by tho resignation of Prof. A. F. Fleet of tho chair of Greek, was filled by tho elec tion of Prof. W. G. Manloy, a graduate ot tho University of Virginia, recently professor of ancient languages InMorcer Unlvorsity, Georgia, and now pursuing post-graduato studios in Greek at Har vard Unlvorsity. Prof. Manloy comes from a raco ot teachers, prcsonts the very highest recommendations and will bring to tho department tho results ol recont study In Greek languago und lit erature in ono of tho groat unlvorsltles of America. Officers from Douglas County wore roccntly at Lebanon searching for three crooks who had robbed a storo at Alva and escapod after being arrested. At tho lato mooting of the St Louie conforenco of tho Methodist Episcopal Churctt In Rolla, tho report of tho com mltteo on statistics showed over 19,000 now members, church proporty amount fcig to $875,000 and a missionary collec tion reaching $14,505 an Incroaso over tho preceding year ot $5,75'). Ahout two o clock tho other morning Budd Whoelor, a negro twenty-two years old, was fatally stabbed In a Kan sas City saloon by Grant Jones, also col ored, In a quarrol ovor ton conts. Jono was arrosted. William Sciiwein was recently fined at Kansas City for killing- coaklntr and eatlna a neighbor's cat. The Treasury llepartinent1. Monthly Statement of tho l'uhlle Debt ninl Na tional ritMiices (ienerally V llerreaso In tho Debt In March of 1 I, :!!. H."7. Wa-hinoto.v, April 2. The monthly public-debt statement issued from tho Treasury Department yesterday shows a decreiiso of tho debt during the past month amounting to Sll.S-V.i.s.-i", and for tho first nine months of the current fis cal year of $5S,4SS,949. Tho nut sur plus in tho Treasury yesterday was SJ, 1115,812, or about ono hundred and fifty thousand dollars less than a month ago. Government receipts from all sources during March past aggregated SSI, 77S, 180, or threo and three-quarters million moro than in March, lbSi. Customs receipts during tho past month amounted to S20,eOU,7il.'5, or a million and three-quarters moro than in March a year ago, while internal-rev-enuo receipts wero$ll,2Sl,s5il, or a mill ion and a quarter greater than iiiMarch, 18S9. Receipts from all sources for tho llrst three-quarters of tho current year aggro gated $395,000,000, and this seems to point to a revenuo by tho closo ot tho fiscal year fully up to Secretary Win dom's ostlmato of $335,000,000, submit ted In his annual report last Dccomber. LATEST FROM LOUISVILLE. Legislative Aid for the Snm-rers-TIio llentli I.lst JiarroMlnir Down It Does Not Uxeoed Seellty-Fle. Louisville, Ky., April 1. Tho Stato Legislature this afternoon appropriated $30,000 for tho relief of tho sufferers by tho cyclono. Tho latost returns Indicate that tho number of dead will not reach over sovonty-flvo. Many ot tho victims' names wero reported to tho coronor twice and sovoral dead woro reported undor two names. Ono man was given threo separate names In tho list of killed, whilo an ontlro family ot four persons was listed among tho dead un der two namos. Many who wero sup posed to havo porished and wero reck oned among tho dead havo, slnco tho excitement has abated, been dis covered to bo safe. Business is resum ing, tho weather Is bright and a feeling of energy and ehoorfulnoss prevails. Ono of tho greatest dangers In tho presont situation is that ot a wator famine. Tho water in tho reservoirs Is low, and oven at a reduced rato of consumption there is not moro thar threo days' supply. Dentil of Representative YVIlber. Washington, April 1. Representa tive David Wilbor, of Now York, died at his homo In Oneonta, Otsego County, N. Y., this morning. Tho Houso will adiourn about four o'clock thlsafternoon In oonsequenco. Mr. Wllber was ono of tho throo Congressmen olectod to tho Houso who havo not taken tholr seats. Tho othor two aro ex-Speaker Randall and Mr. Whltthorne, of Tennessee It is undostood that Mr. Wllbor's funeral will occur on Thursday noxt A Con gressional commlttoo will attend. Tho , chaplain of tho Houso in his prayer this morning feelingly alluded to the death, -.is