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VOLUME XIX. JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1890. NUMBER 34. GEO. A. MoFADDEN rsHijs oiPiEnsnEnD .a. hew Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. CASH BOOT E SHOE IE LEAD I LET OTHERS FOLLOW) WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF ' MEN'S $3.00 SHOE That Cnnnot bo Stirpnssed in Style, Quality nnd Finish, s QTJR LINE OF LADIES' ' " $2 and $2.50 Shoe Aro tho best on the market for the money. Every pair guaranteed to givo satisfaction WE ALSO CARRY A LARGE AslsolttTMENT OF THE "Blue Ribbon" School Shoo, Tho Best and Most Coinfortablo Jlado for Children. A FULL LINK OF LATEST STYLE LOW CUTS FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN. . BAST HIGH ST.! GEO. A. McFADDEN. SUBSCRIBE FOR "THE STATE REPUBLICAN." F you want Job Work call or write. F our subscribers in tho country wnnl any thing or nny busiiic.8 attended to we will tako pleasure In giving tliclr orders prompt attention. ANTON i NATSOH tho "Very Latest nnd Best Stoves Manufactured, Fully Warranted. Call nnd seo Ihezn. Guttering, Light ning Hods, Novol lies, Etc., at tho Lowest Prices and Warranted. WOOD, COAL GAS, GASOLINE, -NSTOES.N- uaauunaaaaaauaaauaaaaauti TINWARE & METAL ROQFING. SJALL REPAIRING NEATLY D0NE- No. 403 "West Main Streets Oppoiitc'Gas Works. HENRY J. DULLE, BERNARD DULLE. J. W. SC11ULTE, President. Vice-President. Secretary & Treasurer. CAPITAL STAR AND VICTORIA ROLLER MILLS. a p4 o. .2? a w -a t to 2. p a S. " re 2 a a a O u 3 a o FLOUR MFAL AND MILL FEED G. H. DULLE MILLING CO, WSST ZMZAUsT STIRIE jet. EisKksLiMife! uble or Single, for City or Country, rfor Commercial Travelers, at the L" Rates given In Central Missouri. Horses Boarded bj -lay, Week or Month at Reasonable Rates. O) pall or address J. T, WELLS fc COi CONQDESSIONAL, Fnun naze!) of tho tariff bill wefo disponed el In the ficr.nte on thoOlst lilt. Tho conference report on tho District of Columbia approprln tlon bill wnii agreed to,.., In tho Homo tho tiny was devoted to dlsousslna tho sundry civil ap propriation bill. Tub tfmo o( tho Scnato on tho lot was passed In discussing the turlrt bill Tho House do voted tho entire day to the discussion of tho Scnato amendments to the sundry civil appro priation bill. At tho evening session two nri- vato pension bills ncro passed. In tho United States Senate on 'io Sd Ben- ator IMumb offered a resolution fortho removal of General Oram's body to Arlington National Cemotery nt Washington. The credentials of Kdward 1). white, as Senator from tho Stato of Louisiana, for a full term beginning March 1S01 (to succeed Senator Euslis), wero pre sented. Tho tariff bill was further discussed. ....In tho Houso tho consideration of tho Sen ate amendment to tho sundry civil appropria tion bill was resumed. In the Benato on the 4th Senator Davis of f ored ti 'resolution calling on' the Secretary of War for Information on tho subject of there cent accident to tho lock of the Sault Bte. Mario canal. Tho resolution offered by Senator l-uimn, as to me rcioicrmcni 01 ino remains 01 DltiliMi it Hltirm on llio 1st tit War wick, I'. !.,n lionso "was blown out to sea nn 1 n child killed. ' Jtmiii: i;.ki:h, of .Chicago, ruled on tlio lt that tho net of tlio Uljtmls Leg islature authorizing pool-selling Ofl race tracks was, Illegal. Tin: slaltloli DuqUcStle, owned 1y I'ltlllp HacUo, of Notf.York and valued nt$'o,O00, died on tho 1st nt n stuck farm noar l'arls, Ky. Foil tho week ended on tlio 2d tho percentages of tho baso-bill clubs In tlio I'layors' Loaguo woro: Huston, .005; Hrooklyn, ,fi73 Now York, .ft.V.l; I'hlla dolphla, .558; Chlcagd, .53(1; Pittsburgh, .4.10; Clovolanl, .445; ltuffalo, .209. 'l'hd clubs In tho National League, stood: 1'hlladolplila, .051; Hrooklyn, .fi.VJ; llos ton, .002; Cincinnati, .6113; Chicago, .518; Now York, .425; Cleveland, .280; Pittsburgh, .217. X-'iiiK broko out In a hotel at Farina, lll.i on llio 2d, Mid' before tho flames could bo extinguish-i l,t'i) business .blocks wcrodietroyoa LoaS,'k3iJ,000. Mils. W'ai.keii, wlfo'ol a farmer living noar Honton, 111., took carbolic acid on tho l!d and died almojt Instantly. Do spondency and poverty woro the caiio. General drant In tho Arlington National Ccm- Wlllt.K tho friends of Martha Davis, T. - .::i ". .2,' . .'i 1 "I Hrooklyn, N. Y., wero prcparlnj hof I tip at some other time. The tarin bin was further discussed, but, no action was taken.... After disposing of unimportant business tho Houso took up and discussed the general deficiency appropriation bill. DOMESTIC. Tin: buslnoss portion of Walnut, 111., was dostroycil by flro on tlio itlst tilt. Loss, 8123,000; Insuranoo, $40,000. A TonxAiio swept across Now ilamp Bhlro from tho northeast on tho31st tilt, nnd wrought havoc In many places. No lives wero lost. lU:roitTSof tho 31st tilt, from Western Kansas Ray that tho hot winds of tho past fow days had burned up tho corn and that many Holds would not ylold a ulnglo car. Tin: 31st tilt, was tho hottest day In Hoston stneo 1SS", tho thermomoter registering tr degrees In tho Hhade. Now York also sulTorod severely from tlio heat. Osi; miNiiiii:i yoari ago on tho ."1st tilt, tho first mechanical patent was Is sued by tho Oovcrmnont. Itwasgnnted to Samuol Hopkins for making pot and pearl ashes. Tho total numlur of pat ents Issued during the century was 4M, 4I!'.'. Tin: constitutional amendment grant ing tho city of Chicago tho right to Issue 5,000,000 in bonds In aid of tho world's fair was passed by tho Illinois Legislature on tho 31st ult, provided tho pooplo voted In favor of tho bond issue. At St. Louis on tho 31st tilt tho ther mometer registered 100 degrees, tho hot test day of tho season. Kri.i.r Sti:v.yut (colored) was hanged on tho 31st ult. nt Mvo Oak, Fla., for tho murder of John Hawkins about two years ngo. Anoyrtivo acres of closely packod buildings at llraddock, l'a., occupied chiefly by Hungarian laborers, woro burned oh the 31st ult. A uic.u. paper at Johnstown, l'a., on the 31st ult. printed what It clalmod to bo tlio first correct list of tho vic tims of tho great llooj, glvln; tho num ber of tho dead at 2,1b". which loaves over 210 budli'S not yet recovered. 1 1' was reported on thn 1st that an Kn gli-sh syndicate had purchased for S-V 300,00) thirty-threo, tablowaro glasj factories In this country. Millions of cotton caterpillan had on tho 1st Invaded tho Holds In tho vicinity of Austin, Tex., and were do ing great damage. Tun Btatomont of the publlo debt is sued on tlio 1st showed tho total debt to bo 51,534, 5:2,00S; cash In the treasury, 8708,145,000; doht less cash in treasury, S87(1,SM),113. Dccreaso during July, $300,257. Decrease slnco Juno 30, leOO, S21,0iS,8'J2. Tin: weather report on tho 1st of I'rof. Snow, of the Str4o L'n'verslty ol Kansas, shows that but two Julys In tlio past twonty-tbreo years wero warmer than tho one just closed. A dust blizzard struck Aberdeen, H. T., on tlio 1st nnd lasted live or ten minutes. Wbon tho wind subsided the mercury stood nt 103 degrees. Tin: census returns on tho 1st gave tho population of Arizona (not Includ ing Indians) at 57,000. Tub homing pigeon Dusky, owned by Fred Ilowers, of Fall lilver, Mass., reached the latter place from Owosso, Mich., on tho 1st, 000 miles, in two.and threo-quarfer days, beating all previous records. Tin: Illinois Legislature adjourned line die on tho 1st after passing tho world's fair bill by a voto of 131 to 10. Tho section providing for an olght-hour day was strlckon out, but a resolution wrs adopted requesting tho directors to obsorvo tho olght-hour law. An amend mont was also liibortod In tho bill pro viding that, in case submerged lands re claimed for fair purposes should over ceaso to bo maintained as a public park, then they shall revert to tho Stato of Illinois. A hail and wind-storm on tho 1st at Columbus, I ml., unroofod houses and dostroyed many trees. Tub Union Cattlo Company's footling plant at (Illmuro, Nob., tho largest plant of tho kind in tho world, was burned on tho 1st Loss, 5200,000. Mils. Rkksaii and' lior sister, Miss Andorson, woro drowned on tho 1st whilo bathing in tho Niagara river at Youngstown, N. Y. TiiMitKwero ISO buslnoss failures in tho United States during tho noVen days ended on tho 1st, against 100 tho pro vlous sovon days. While walking on tho railway track noar Magnolia, N. J., on the 1st Mr. and Mrs. Charles 11. Tongue wero struck by a freight train and Instantly killed. Tho; woro from England and woro spending tho Bcason at a hotol In Mag nolia. A fiiif. among buslnoss houses on tho 1st at Memphis, Tonn., causod a loss ot $300,000. ANuititvr BKitoiiNsuy ontorod tho room of Einmn Andorson at Now Mllford, Conn., on tho 1st and out hor throat, nearly severing her head from her body. Her refusal to marry hi in wus thocauso. A wi.np-stoiim on the 1st at Newport, Ky,, wrecked sovcral oousos, nnd, did ellior dainago, body for burial on tho Bd tio showed signs of lift! and in a few hours nftur wus In a fair way to recovery. Jamls Claiik .t Co., eolTco dealers of Now Orleans, made an assignment on tho 2d. .labilities, Sl.11,000, IlU.wtV l'l!YII.M!(il!ll, whilo shooting snakes on tho 3U at I.incaslcr, l'a., no- cldontally shot and killed Ills sister, nged 8 years. Cf.r.MUNt J. CliAi.txit, treasurer, and W. W, Chandler, manager of tho Mast Transfor Company at New York, wel'o arrested on tho 3d on tho charge of RWlndling tho company out of $10,000. At Flanagan, 111., Vlnconl Obert, a wealthy fanner, was Instantly killed on tho 3d by being thrown from bis buggy in a runaway. Two 1'assi:nii:iis were killed and a numberot others seriously Injured by tho collision of two passenger trains near Hedmond, I ml., on the 3d. . l'At'l. Yari:ii, 73 years of age, com mltted suicide nt Kansas City, Mo , on tho 3d because bis ilatigliter-ln-law would not givo lilm money with which to got whisky It was Hald on the 3d that Texas fover was destroying rattle by tho bun ureus in Ittitler ana l'.lk counties, han. U. IS. l-JMi'.itm.v anil .lulin llamer wero killed In a political row at Ogden, U, T., on tho 2d. W. A. lioii.Ni:, a colored preacher of Gordon County, (!a., put rat poison in tho foo.l of a colored family of ten per sons named Lalley on tho 3d, and suc ceeded in killing three of Its members. J. L. Mayimi, of St. Louis, had stolen from his room on tho night of tho i 810,000 worth of mining stocks and small amount of cash. The A. A. Freeman Company's larjjo store, olovator and mill was destroyod by llro at La Crosse, Wis., on tho 2d. Loss, 300,000;' lnsuranco, Slii0,000,' Staiivatio.v and prldo caused tho death of Spcnccfi V. Prltchard. author and actor, at Now York on thn 2d Itv tho burning of a barn in Chicago on tho 3d tho young son of John h ruder was burned to death Cil.Ylti,i:s McC'ArtxiiY', the champion bridge lumper of Canada, csviyed lo jump from tho Atlantic Company's der rick nt Boston on the 3d, a diitanco of 13 1 feet, nnd was drowned. KNm.Nr.nii Sam Mooih: and Fireman Charles Lanahan woro Instantly killed noar Oakilale, Ivy., on tho 3d by a train falling do.vn an oinbankmcnt Tun first triennial cantonment of tho Patriarchs Militant, Independent Order (Md-rellows, convened at Chicago on tho 4th. Over 40,000 uniformed mem bora woro in attendance. Two sons of Froomar. II. Dickerson. r book publisher of Dotroit, aged 11 and 8 years, woro drowned while in swim ming at Star Island, near Detroit, on tho 4th. llr.V. Samuel JIakciillii, pastor o tho Lutheran church nt Hartford City Ind., was ovcrcomo by beat on the 4th and died In a short time. Jlus. John Fui.Foiin, icsiding near Martinsville, Ind., gavo birth on the 4th to a baby without a tongue. Tho child was bright and healthy. Mils. C. W. FoititKsrKR was drowned noir Nllos, O., on tho 4th In an attempt to save her 2-ycar-boy, who had fallen out of a skill. A yvi.ni and hail-storm siopt over Lyons, Osccgla, Dickinson, Km met and Innobago counties in Iowa on the 4th destroying crops, killing many horses and cattlo and seriously Injuring sov oral persons. Hall-stones as largo as hen's eggs foil to tho depth of six Inches. Finn nt Normal, 111., early on tho morning ot tho 4th caused ajloss ot 813,' 000. Tub sixth annual convention of the United llrothorhood of C'arponters and Jolnors of America convened at Chicago on tho 4th. Amelia Kkihiofk, living noar Hum boldt la., accidentally shot herself through tho heart on tho 4th whllo attempting to take a rovolvor from a pockot In hor brother's coat At a negro picnlo noar Kansas City on tho 4th Joseph Franklin shot and killed William liryant. N. O. Nlilson, a jeweler of Grafton, N. D., committed siibldo by shooting hlmsolf through tho heart on tho 4th. Skaman & Smith, shoo dealers at Clovolund, 0 mado an assignment on tho 4th. Liabilities, $52,000. P.un Compton and William Aloxandor, murderors, woro sentenced by tho "United States Court at Fort Smith, Ark. on tho 4th to bo hanged on October 1. Ciikmicals In tho oOlce of .tho Dsnvor Flro Brick and Chemical Company at Denver, Col,, exploded on the 4th, blow ing out tho front o( tho building nnd sotting It on llro. Josoph Jloj worth, the prosldont of tho company,- was klllod. Oscaii Nelson, of Whltobn.ll, .Mich., was drownod whllo bathing In tho river at that place on tho 4tli.k PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Mrs. Sai.lv llliow.v, aged 105 years, died at Colchester, N. H.. on tie 31st ult. She was the oldest person. In tho HUyO, Tim Industrial party of Michigan, composed of Union Labor people. Orcotibackcrs, Knights of Labor and tho Fanners' Alliance, mot nt Lansing on the 31st ult nnd nominated thn follow lug ticket! For (lovornor, F.tigeno II. Iteldcnl Lloutenant-Oovornor, John Mc Gregor) Secretary of State, William U, Adams) Stato Treasurer, II. li Black man1, Auditor, Wllljam W. (Iraham; At- torney-llonoral, A. A. Ellis) Superin tendent of Publlo Instruction, Charles A. Lytler; Supromo Court Judge, O. J. Atkinson. Till: Republican Loaguo clubs ot Now York will hold their Stato convention fit Saratoga on tlio 4th of September. Nomination for Congress were made on the 31st ult as follows: Illinois, Tenth district Josoph II. llarnum (La bor); Alabama, second district, II. A. Ilorbcrt (I lorn. I renominated; Oeorzia, Second district, II, C. Tumor (Pern.) renominated. Tin: NortXCarollna Republican Stato convention will moot at Italclgb Au gust 28. Nathan Ciiumi:, who fought In the Mexican war and who carried a musket during the Illncknawk strugglo, died at (Ircellsbui'g, Ind,, on tho Slst ult, in tho 03d year of bis nge. John 1). Pt'i.sii, onfl of tho oldest and best-known residents of Warren, lrtd.i died on tho 3d, aged 81. Ho had been a resident of tho county for llfty-three years. Mil. Ll.tYlir.rit HASH', tho oldest person In Baltimore, nnd tho last ot tho Old Defenders' Association, died on tlio 4th at tho ago of 101 years. l lli: election In Alabama for Governor and other State ofllccrs and members of tho Legislature passed ofl quietly ori the 4th, the ontiro Democratic ticket being elcijled. MISSOURI STATE NEWS. SUNDAY-SCHOOL vVORK. foreign, Tin: post-olllco authorities In Paris oil tho 30th ult. discovered that over 12.1, 000 francs had been stolen from a reg istered mail-bag, which had been cut In transit. Iltsi n'rltr.fl of thn 31st ult. from Buenos Ayt'es Indicated that peace had recently exhibit ng been re-established In tho Argentine Charles Johnson, an republic. During tho Insurrection tlio licet bombarded tho city. Ono thou sand men wero said to have been killed and 5,000 Injured ditflnjf thd progress of tho hostilities. An American named Hargan shot and killed three persons in London on tho 31st ult. nnd was afterward fatally in jure d by an excited Molt, Ahvkt.s of tho 1st say that tho revolt in San Salvador had been crushed by tho Government troops under General F.zcta, nnd that General Ulvas, tho lead er of the revolt, had been raptured nnd publicly shot. At a eroding in Toronto, Ont, Pat rick Downey and two boys named Mc Laughlin and McNeil wero killed by a train on tho 1st Nine thousand acres of rice and cot ton land In the provlnco of Gerbleh, Egypt, uore covered with an inflow of salt water on tho 1st, and tho growing crops thereon wero destroyed. Andthihi plot against tho life of tho Czar of Russia was unearthed at St. Petersburg on tho 2d. Many arrests W'oi made, and two ofllcors of high rank In tho Russian army who wero implicated committed suicide rather than f.ico tho consequences of dls covory. Tin: tenth International Medical Con gress, with 2,500 German and 2,500 doc tors of other countries tho latter In cluding 500 physicians from tho United States in attendance, opened at Berlin on tho 4th. Advices of tho 4th say that 100 per sons woro killed In a railway accident at Bocls Station, Austria, on tho 4th. LATER NEWS. In tho Sonato, on tho 5th, tho Tariff bill was takon up and good progress was mado. Tho glasswaro and stone schedulo was finished. A numbor of amendments proposing to reduco tho commlttoo rates, offered by tho Demo crats, woro rejoctod. Tho metal sched ulo was takon up, and pending a dis cussion of an amondmcnt olferod by Mr. Morgan to admit steel ore free, tho Sonato adjourned In tho Houso most of tho day was spont dobatlng tho resolution reported from tho commlt too on rules, asking tho Socrotary of tho Navy for tho reasons of tho In crease of forco at the Kittcry Navy Yard, as a substitute) for tho Cum mlng's resolution of Inquiry. Aftor adopting tho resolution, and rocolvlng tho report of tho election commlttoo In tho Clayton-Brecklnrldgo caso, which declares Mr. Breckinridge's soat vacant, tho Gonoral Doflcloncy bill was takon up In commlttoo of tho whole. KoiiEitT Biioyvn, a nowsboy who runs botwoon Omaha and Sydnoy on tho Union Pacific railway, was bltton by a tarantula that was hiddon In a bunch ot bananas ho was handling. Ills arm becamo so swollon as to burst his shirt sleovo, and ho suffered great agony. A physician on tho train took him in charge, taking him to Omaha for treat ment William Kemmleh, tho first to ro colve sentonco ot doath undor tho now law of tho Stato of Now York prescrib ing electricity as the means, met his fato at 0:40 on tho morning ot tho 0th, within tho walls of tho Now York Stato prison at Auburn. Tun British ship Lord Raglan was, on tho 5th, posted on tho New York Maritime Exchange as missing. She sailed from San Francisco for Cork, Iro land. Fobruary 20 last- and has not slnco been heard from. Her owners have about given her up as lost Tub Egyptian Government has ap pointed a commission consisting of leading pbysloians to consider means to provont the Introduction of tho chol era into that country. The police of Warsaw, Poland, havo oxpolod from that city fifty-four for eign Socialists with tho warning that If thoy return thoy will bo Imprlsonod at hard labor. The Now York Conlral Railway Com pany Is said tfl bo gradually discharging all tho particularly aetlvo Knights ol Labor in Its employ. The Town Council of Wlok, Sootland, has conferred tho freedom of that plaoa upon Mr. Andrew Carnegie, at Pitts burgh, Pa. j John H, Dofdi.Ass, n woaltby man of St, Louts, was recently arrcstod on a cbaigo of murder. Douglass is prosl dont ot tho groat Knapp-Slout Lumber Company; Tlio other morning nn om ployo of' tho ccmpiny named Charles Dost died, and, It Is alleged, from tho effect of n blow from ft plank adminis tered by Douglass. Tho latter was ar rested nnd released under 85,000 bonds. Douglass declared that ho never struck tho man. The supervisor of tho Third Census district of M ssourl gives tho following estimate of tho population of tho coun ties of his district! Audrain, 22,070; lloone, 31,410; Callaway, 21,1)00; Camden, 11,151; Cot, 15.80H; Crawford, 15,8ii); Dent. 12,281; Franklin, 28, mo.); Gascon ado, 11,500; Lincoln, 18.201; Maries. 8, 003; Miller, 14.4V.1; Montgomery, 17,030; Osage, 12,43d; Pliclpi. 12,074; Pike,. 20 -574; Pulaski, 0,372; Warren, H.87'.!. Tho grand total is 200,313. An increase from 210,041 in 1M80. Somi: t'mo agd .1 circus was stranded atSt. Joseph, nnd a reoalvef was appoint- oil. Ibn receiver kept tho elephant, ' two camels and live r'ng horios on , one of his vacant lots, tlio old keeper of 1 Ihe elephant Inln? put In charge of , them until he could dispose ot the men- agorie. Ho never dreamed that any ono ' would steal tho elephant, but neverthe i less that animal, tin- two camels and the II vn horses were stolen ono n'ght re cently, and spirited away, presumably I by one ot the former proprietors. It is estimated that tho population of tho Sixth Ceimis district of the Stato will bo 3'i0(flr.i. on Increase of over 57, , 000 slnco lssj. Tlio popitlnt on by conn I tics Is ai follows: Barton ls,4-4; Bates, IM.'JIO, Benton, 14..V.I7; Cass, 23,230, I Cedar, 1 1,500; Cooper, 23,310; Hickory, I 0,41 II Johnson, 21,1100: Lafayette, 20,- 800; Mortlteatl, 15 ills; Morgan, 12.280; I Pettis, 30,071; ft. Clair, 10,008; Saline, i 33,288; Vernon, 31.031. While O'Brien A Dorlev's circus was at St Joseph, employe, entered the cngo of a Hon while drunk and at tempted td ''show oil" lo the ladles pres ent by beating the animal. The Him, however, resented such "original p'ic!c ago" nonsense and attacked Johnson flerv-cly and Canlu near killing him be fore ho could bo rescued. In tho Fourteenth d strict lion. Mar tin Arnold, of Scott County, has been nominated for Congress by tho Demo crats. Robert P. Whltelaw. of Capo Girardeau, was nominated to fill the va cancy caused by tlio death of Hon. James P. Walker. Tin: Democrats of tho Fourth dis trict lnvo rcnom'naled Hon. R. P. C Wilson for Congress, John Hali, ono of tho pioneers of Kansas Cltv, died at tho Pae lie House, in that city, tho other morning In tho eighty-second year of his age. Ho located In Kansas City in 1837 and btillt the Pacific Hotel at Fourth and Dela ware (jtreots, which was tlio first brick building that bad been built so far "up town" on that street It Is now far , "down town." j A eEfTlo.N of the vialuct over Bell : street at Kansas City fell tho other day as two wagons, ono loaded with stone and tho other with brick, were being driven over it. Both wagons foil to the street below, a distance of twenty feet, j Instantly klll.ng ono of tho teamsters i and fatally injuring tho other. j Tin: plant of tho Missouri Car.fc Foun dry Company at St Louis was de stroyed by flro the other day together I with about 3)0,000 feotof lumber. Loss ' about .550,000. I Tin: other day Eugene Caulfleld, a youth of seventoon years, shot and killed bis step-father Robert II. Hoyden, - a tanner, at St Louis. In tho morning Hoyden choked bis wifo (tho boy's mother) sovcrely and young Caul Held In i terfered. Boyden left tho house and ro I turned In tho ov'cnlng partially drunk. Ilo told CaulHeld to leave the houso and vhen ho refused began beating llio boy. vho, as soon as ho could break away from Boyden, drew a revolver and shot his stop-father through tho head. AT-bis preliminary examination John 11. Douglass, of St Louis, secretary of tho Knapp-Stout Lumber Company, who was charged with killing Charles Dost an employe who had inadvertently brskon a board, was dlscbargi d, nothing dovoloplng at the Inquest tending to connect him with tho man's death. How Dost received tho blow which frac tured his skull remains a mystery. The sum apportioned to tho schools of tho State by the recent apportionment of Superintendent Coleman was sssi), 340.40. Tho number of school children In tho Stato is 83(1,704, and the amount to each child Is a littlo over ono dollar. Tho enumeration for this year is 8,500 less than that of last Superintendent Coleman is of thn opinion that tho dif ference is occasioned by tho stringent law passed by tho last Gonoral As sembly, making It a misdemeanor to make a false return, and ho bolievos this to bo tho truest enumeration over taken. The consus of the Fourth distrlot, comprising tho southwestern portion of tho State, shows a population of 303,110, an increase of 48.0 per cent over tho consus of 1880. The receipts of tho Department of Stato for July wero 813,805.40, of which 8330 were fcos for Issuing notary com missions, 8280.40 (or miscellaneous fees and 813,225 corporation tax. Tho re ceipts during Juno woro 88,200; for July of last year, 811,074, and for July, 1868, 80,500, showing a steady increase In tho business of the department Ah adventurer, claiming to bo Fathor Lawrence fram Now Zealand, Imposed on tho Catholic clergy ot St Louis tho othor Sunday morning. He celebrated mass nt ono church and after eating a hoarty dlnnor, wont to another to assist In tho rorvlcos. His attempt to say mass then revoaled tho fact that he was a bogus priest Ho bad socured a small sum ot money, and skipped boforo the police got hold ot him. TiiEonoiiE Guntiieu, a one-armed man fifty-five years old, omployed In tho Missouri Pacific yards as' livo-stock car checker, was killed by the cars at Kan sas City tho othor day. Hi reshl9n.ee was In Kansas C(tTt MAtters of Interest to Those who May' Conteniplnto Atteiullnc ttifl MertlnK of the Mate Sundnr-Schoot Association at Nediillrt rrnj-nlimne of I'.xerclses. Tho followlng'ls mado publlo by Pres ident Wolfo of tho Stato Sunday-School Association for tho Information and on couragemont ot delegates and Intending visitors: To the I'retlittnli) 0 Sunday -Frhool Jtwrtntlonl aiut Other Sunday-School Wnrken in .Iffi tetirf: Dsaii Uketiiehn Wo takepleasure In nil vIslnKjou wo havo secured lliu low into ot 0110 fa ro for the round-trip from nil points on the Mlsiourl I'liclllc, Iron Mountain nnd Missouri, Kansas Ar Texas Tallroails to Bcdnlln and return for dch-Kittcs iitlciidlni; our State Sunday 8eliool convention, kooI from August 11 to is Incluslie. All uthur lines will mnlco ono and one-third faro (If tliov do not meet the one-fare rate) uu tlio certlllcttte plan. Pedal lu workers n ro making every urrangc mont lu their power to provldo entertain ment for detonates during tho convention, August 14 to 17 Inclusive. Niilues of nil delegatus should bo sent at tUooallicst luunlcnt possible to J. M. Cain, V.H , comer Second uivl Oiiigu streets, Sedallu, ,Mn. The executive committee desire the presi dent, secretary and treasurer of each anil every county association to meet them at Heilallu for special conference for 1111 ad vance nil 11I011K thu lines. This convention must plan for tho com plete orpunlz itlon of every county, so that Missouri shall bo the H.iuncr Statu ut thu seventh Intel national and the second World's convention In I8M Aincilca l-tlio banner Nation of thu world In Sunday school work. If wo nil ilu our duly, we e.m make Mlsuilll the banner .Statu of thu ban ner Nation. The lesponso to the calls of the Stuto exe cutive committee durinir the past three years, which resulted In Missouri Minding ono of tho liirKvst and most Influential delegations to the sixth International con vention In l'lltsblirKli, l'.l. 111 Juno tills year, makes us confident thatevery Sunday school worker In tho State, especially tho presidents or county ti-snelatlons, their exe cutive ollleers and their township nlllciTS will unite heartily In brlu t;ln;- the counties Into line ptoinptly, that tlio tido ot pros perity may ho felt III every county us It Is lielnir felt now wherever aetlvo effoit Is bolnf! limde. Sueetss has ult.'uded our of fi,lts tils jenr bejonil all lilueeilent nnd your peisonnl liclji w 111 be of sreut benefit to our church, your county and our State ut lame. If everv township vice-president could be at thn Mule convention It would strengthen and cneour.iwo thein for belter wink. If it wele possible, every Sunday school In the state should -end one or luuro delegates 10 the Statu convention. Wo have a splendid proiir.iniuie, includ ing some ot thu very best epiMkors In our own as will 11s nelghbormg states, and wo w.intacood rep. lit fioio each county, (both oral and wiltten. for fulnru lefercnco) b v lug a complete list of all uiunly uud town ship nflleers. niune anil post-ollleo address, ns well as thu nuuie uud post-nlllee addiess of tho superintendent ol every Sunday school lu each county. YVIil you seo that evciy superintendent in your county is fully advised ot our St.lto convention, and urge eneli school to be rep lesentcd. Fi.iternully yours, 1). It. YYoU K, 1'iesldent I'roKriiuiiiie. TWEXTr-FIl'Tll MISSOCM STATU SUNDAY. t-CUOOI. COS-VENriOK. (NilriT.liiiilcriK'iri.) 6EIIAJ.I.I, Al lil'ST 11-17, im TliriiStlAY. I 1 m. Meeting of exeeutlvi" committee. EVENING Sfs,.,N, 7:00 Ili-votioual exeic'sc, led by Uev. J it. Fuller, I. I., Scd.ll 7:.li) Addresses ot iVelcomc: lion. V.. YV. Stevens, mayor of s'jd.illa; liev. II. '. Holler, pastor Congregai'onul Chuieh. &..i0-ltoponjs: Mr. A. H. Wagner, Kansas City; llev. O.V:. Hart. II.innlli.il. 11.31 Social, under au-pices of local leccp. tlon coin-.ilttee. innm JiouNixc. 0:00 -Praise service t:3'i Appointment of couiinittei s. y.l! Heporls of executive committee, sec retary, tie.isiircr, State agents Mr. J. II. l-.irsons, Dr. (Scores II. Mitchell, Kev. A. 11. Kogcrs; icports of coiintfes FltlllVV Al-TLIlN'OOX. 3:K)-.Yddrcss: "Tho Training of Tcncher," Itev. J. i;. (iilbert, I). 1)., Indianapolis, Ind. Discussion and lii'iuirles, 1:00 Addiess. 'Tue l'mpoto and Worth ot I'rluuiry Teaching," Miss Ida 1 1. Ander son, Indianapolis, Ind. Discussion and questioning. l:.n-C'onfiicnecofTinintv presidents with president of state us,ocliltlon. 1 lllllAV EVI.MMI. I 7:30-Iuvotlonat meeting, under direction of Itev. II. 1'. Holler, Scil.ilia. fc:0U Address: ' lntcrnullonal and Statu Sunday -school Woik," Ml'.Wni. licynoliK of 1-eoila. III., (tnlein ilion il s. s. Ujpresmit utlve). Kepjltof S1x.l1 Interniiuon.il sun-djy-Sihool convention, Itev. s. t". l'ultuer, I. D., St. Louis. SAICKIIAV WOKMMl. 9:0 Illlilu Heading: "0111111110011 in tho Illbli-," ItcY.J. i: (iilbert, II. D.Iudlanapu. Us, 1ml. 0:3i Itcpotts of special coiuuilttous; uluc tlon of ollleersi miscellaneous; county re ports continued, SATLI!1AV AI'TLUN'OOS. J; !0 "Noiiuul Kxerelses," Kev. .1. i:. Gil best, I). I),, lndlnuapolls, Ind. 3.-15 Addiess: "Org.lniz itlon nnd Manage ment if 1-i'iiuaiy Classes," Miss Ida 1:. An derson, Indianapolis, Ind. 4:00 (Question drawer. I :.i Conference 'f county secretaries and tiensurers with sccretniy and treasuror Statu association. FATL'WIAY EVEMNCl 7:T Devotional exercises, conducted by Mr. YVIlllam lieynolds. l'eorlu. III. H:0 Address; "Te.iehlng How to Think," Kev. M. lthodus, K. . St. I.onls. a:00-FlYC-inlnutu talks by delegates. Sl'NllAV IIOHNISO, 0:00 Sunrisu prayer meeting, led by itev, 8. (I. Klllott. Aurora. 0:O0-Y'lsltlng Sedalia Sunday.schools. 10:30 Attending dlvlno services Sedalia chinches. St'SOAV AriEitxoo.v. 3:00 Union Sunday-school scrvlco, Mr. YVIlllam Hoynotds, superintendent; Her. J, 12. Gilbert, D. I., teacher. Union primary cxciclses, coudtietod by Miss Ida K. Ander son. Voting Men's Itlble class, conducted by Mr. It 1. Duncan, St. Joseph. SUNDAY KVKNINO. 7:3V-Address! "Young People's Society ot Christian llndcnvor;" Mr. Goorgo II Gruff, president Missouri State Union. 8:13 "Sunday-school Alms," Itov. Jplin Mutthcws, I). 1 , St Louis. 0:0l-l'aiting woids by delegates. Charllo Pblnlzy, of Athons, Ga., Is an unorrlng marksman, and achieved a feat tho othor day that required an ex traordinary degreo of skill. Ilo placed a tiny piece ot paper on tho head ot a negro and shot it oil with a parlor rifle. The negro evidently was ondowed with Iron nervos or was a firm bollovor In pro dostlnatlom -Profossor (to law class) "If A. 11., C. 1)., K. F. and G. II, agrco together to plundor tho public treasury by means of forged vouchors, what would you de' nomlnato tho combination?" llurnlsh llrlght (a jowelor's son) "An Initial) ring, sir," Jowojer's Weekly,