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ir T u iii f. VOLUME XIX. 1 State Republican JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1890. NUMBER 41. '3: GEO. A. McFADDEN rsn-A-s oiPiEiLsriEDiD .a. itbw BOOT SHOE WE LEAD I LET OTHERS F0LL0W1 "WE CARRY A FULL LINE OP JM,EWlSt J$l3..QGL ...SHOE That Cannot bo Surpassed in Stylo, Quality and Finish. OUR LINE OF LADIES' A $2 and $2.50 Shoe Are the best on tho market for the money. Every pair guaranteed to givo satisfaction Epitome of tlie Week. lHTEnESTJNO NEW3 eOMrtLATION. AVE Sohool FULL ALSO CARRY A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF THE Blue Ribbon" Shoo, Tho Best and Most Comfortable Mado for Childron. CUTS FOR LADIES LINE OF LATEST STYLE LOW AND CHILDREN. . K2T214 BAST ZE3IIGKE3: ST.J GEO. A. McFADDEN. SUBSCRIBE FOR "THE STATE REPUBLICAN." IF you want Job Work call or write. F our subscribers in tho country want any thing or any business attended to we will take pleasuro In giving their orders prompt Attention. ANTON i NATSOH Tho Very Latest and Bost Stoves Manufactured, Fully Warranted. Call and seo I hem. WOOD, Guttering, Light ning Rods, Novel tics, Etc., at the Lowost Prices and Warrantod. COAL, CAS, GASOLINE, STOVES. aaaaaaaaaaaaoaaaaaaaa TINWARE & METAL ROOTING. WALL REPAIRING NEATLY DONE.W No. 403 West Muin Street. r Opposito Gas Works. HENRY J. DULLE, President. BERNARD DULLE, Vice-President. J. W. SCIIULTE, Secretary & Treasurer. CAPITAL 8TAR AND VICTORIA ROLLER MILLS. a S M a a 8 5 & M P S a e-" M 5 S. E. c p o. 4 " t a. ?. FLOUR MTAL AND MILL FEED G. H, DULLE MILLING CO, WEST MAIN STBHET. first - Cltiss Liveru fligs ! Double or Single, for City or Country, or for Commercial Travelers, at the at Rate Riven In Central Missouri. Horses oarded b) the pay. weex or piontn at neasonanie Rates. Call or address J. T. WCLLS COi CONGRESSIONAL! A nti.L was Introduced lit tho Benito Bn tna 18th to retire the circulation ot tho National bunks, to Issue legal-tender notes In lieu there of and to reduce the tntcrestbcurtng debt. Hills were passed to rerlvo the grade of Lieutenant General In the army of tho United 8tatesnl lowing (13 a month to women who for si months rendered seTVICS JH lliijf FrgiracnlitU amp or (icHcrdl hospital, and whd are unablo IS nn their stlpport. Resolutions relative to the death of tho late, Representative Laird, of Nebraska, wefe presented, ...In the llouso lack ot a quorum prevented business. Mima were passed In tho Senate on the 10th to discontinue the coinage of Ibo M and II Bold pieces and the D-cent nlcttel plttfr,- and for the protection ol trees and other growth on tho public domain from destruction by are. A Joint resolution was Introduced fof the Immediate Increase ot kllVef toDHty by the purchase and coinage o( 10.000,000 tmhcci of stiver nltbln the noxt thirty days,.,. In the House the absence 61 a quorum prevented business. At the even log session seventy-two private pension bills were rassed. In Ihe Scnnto a tl:l t45 pusied bn the SOth extending tin) privileges of tho froe delivery of malls to towns having a population of 9,000, or a gross postal revenue of N.OOO, also olgbty Dvo private pension bills. ...In tLe House no luHlnoBS was done owing to tho abouceofa quorum. Tub time wns occur, d Id the H-ndtn Bn the Hi In dl.custtng the bill to define and remilatc the Jurisdiction o( the courts 6f tho United Rtatcs.mtn the House no business was trans acted. A icsolutlon was Introduced to fine any member I.VX who absents himself on tho sec. ond roll-call for tho purpose of breaking a quorum. A bill was reported to pay 10,311,711 to the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation of In dians for title In fee simple, to 11,101,6,13 a.roe of land In tho Indian Territory, DOMESTIC), Tltrt Chamber' of Commorco of Yank ton, S. D., enters a protest against the reported falluroof crops In tho Stato, and dcclaros them fatso and hurtful to tho people. Tin: eonsus gives Arlsona n popula tion of S9,09l, nil IrtcreasO of llV-.lt In ton years. Ilv azrcoinent Gustavo Koch, an art ist, and Emlllo llossl, an actress, killed themsclvos In Now York bocauso tho motlior of tho actress had opposed her marrlago with Koch. At Tolodo tho Hocloty Of tho Army of tho Cumberland elected oflicori, (iun oral V. y. Uosccrans being chosen pres ident Tmk 18th was tho 170th day that tho Whttohall (I'a. ) faster, Mrs. Adam Wuchter, had gono without fool of any kind. A cvctirtfN Hoar Martnlntr, la., killed two person and Injured sovoral others, and r.oar Emmotsburg and at Vinton great dnmniro was dono to proporty. r iikii I'aut. shot Mrs. Louis lliiclow at Long l'ratrle, Minn., nnd cut olf hor pars, and then wont home and shot him self, tie was Insane, Cat. Wool), convicted Of milrder, ha boon sentenced to death by eloctrlclty In D.vincmora prison, Now York, due-ln-tho weolt commencing November next AS incondlary flro at South Haven, Mich., resulted In tho destruction ol eleven business btilldlngt. A.v o.xpross train on tho Heading road was thrown down an embankment nt Shonmakersvllle, Pa., and fifty persons were reported killed and thlrtyflvo Injured. CilAllt.CS Hr.UMM, proprietor of a wlno-bouso at Springfield, O., In a fit ol Jealousy shot bis wlfo and then ended his own life. Tiik business fjtlures In tho United States during tho sovon days oudod on tho lUth numborcd 41) J. against the preceding week and 203 the correspond ing wcok last yoar. 1 1 k.n n V lIuitin.H, a wealthy farmor neai Smt thlield, ()., was swindled out ol ?fl,00.) by two sharpers. l.vallt ot melancholy J. J. Mcdloy commiltcd suicide, nt Ouray, Col., by taking morphine. Aboit ayearagothc man killed bis wife. Neaih.y forty persons In Minneapolis havo boon Indicted for participating In census frauds In that city. Tiik population of Cincinnati Is an nounced us 2,:!0'J, an incrcaso of 41,10. At tho meeting of tho World's Colum bian Exposition Commissioners Colonol (ioorge It, Davis, of Chicago, was olectcd director-general of tho exposition. l'liKSlDKST llAimisox has signed the river and harbor and anti-lottery bills. Mrs. Jgn.nib Rowland, ot Chicago, has boon bequeathed 03,000 by a lover whom sho had not soon sinco ho enlist ed during the war. Hut.LK 11 im.i and Justlna, driven by tholr owner, C L. Hamlin, broko the doublo-toam trotting record at Phila delphia. Tho mile was mado In ti:15) best previous record, 'J: 15, Six parsons' wero drowned noar Ev ansvillo. Ark., by a cloud-burst. Ciiolkiia has become epidomlo In the village of llergholz, O. Tub principal portion cf Whitehall, Mich., and about , thirty dwellings have been destroyed by an Incendiary tire. In Chicago two notorious characters, Michael Haggorty and James O. Con nerion, fought with pistols in a saloon and on tho steoot, and hoth wero prob ably fatally wounded. Tiik percentages ot the base-ball clubs In the Playors' League for tho week ended on the 20th were: ltoston, .038; llrooklyn, ,588; Now York, .570; Chi cago, ,5H8; Philadelphia, .510; ritts burgh, .452; Cleveland, .405; Buffalo, .204. The clubs in the National League stood! llrooklyn, .053; Chicago, .005; Uoston, .001; Philadelphia, .500; Cin cinnati, .585; New York, ,471; Clove land, .405; Pittsburgh. ,264. A UN K u Kvi.k, a wealthy farmor living noar Columbus, lnd., was attackod by a vicious sow.anii fatally injured. At the leading clearing-houses In tho United States the exchanges during the week ended on the SOth aggregated 5l,liOS,OaO,023, against 1, 171,610,923 tho previous weok. A compared with the corresponding week ot ltJSl) tho do creaao amounted to U1.5. Ilv an oxploslon in a coal shaft near Vilkosbarrc,.l,a-, tour moil lost their Uvea. Fivr. children ot Oeorgo Savldion, ot Mentor, lnd,. died in two day ot a dis ease that was unknown to the local physicians. This bronio statuo ot IToraoo Qrteley it tho entrance ot tba business offloe ot tho New York Tribune ws unvotlcd by his daughter yabf l)le, Tiik wlfo of Smith Elliot ot Vatson township, Moj, eloped with' ttn 18-yoai1 ld eon of Jordan Llnl IMrs. Elliott Is 10 yBat's Bldi .',( rtt'lVn rlorsoiis w6r8 fcftUh&d tM doath Ifid nearly a stdro bi others mord or les3 badly hurt In a railway, famash-up on tho llurllngton tracks In .Chicago. A FiiiiKiiix train wen through a burning trestto noar MlnoHi Ia.i killing Uskrldge, llrcrriari Knnlnenf Mark tlbnn IlllfW nrld llrakottian Williams. StsVKK mombors 8f a Bt?illln band ot ihonmon wero drownod'jlby a flood in a ravlno in the Itostonamountalns In Arkansas. Jjj , Rkv. O. T. Caiw, pastor of tho Presby terian chttrflh at Alblortj'K Y dropped iead lH his ptllpll BrHtlft preacbllltji tleart dlsoaso was tho cMlise, Br.CnETAiiY PitonsT. of tbe Ohio State iioard Ht Health; who Wjfi to llergholz lb Investigate supposodiCitses oi cnoicra; lays the dlsoaso is tloth jlcraj Six negroes and two wtaitos wero whipped at Neneastle, Del;, for various larcenies, receiving from Jive! to twenty lashes each. A i.itti.k son of James Lodonham, of Morrivalo, Tox whllo playing with a gun shot and killed his little brother nnd aljtef, Tttrfe-tiV-flaK fjrsoris lost lllelr' Hve9 in tho railway accident at Shoemakers vlllo, Pa., and thirty-two were Injured Thomas L. Cai.v, Arthur Iluctt and John Ite id, tho thrco mon who attempt ed to wrock trains on tho New York Central railway near Albany, N. Y., havo mado a full Comnssldili ilA.Mr.d and John Oladson, father and fn: fee.rfi r'uil dver' liilil lilllod bv the cars while crossing the railroad track near Ooltowah, Tenn. In a collision at Forsythe, Mo., do- tweon passenger trains an engineer was killed and thlrty-llvo passengers wero Injured biiltlNd AtleUst 3t.!i3f Imtillar'ants camo tb tho United States igdirlst, 31. r 418 In August, 1889. llermany furnished 7,579; England and Wales, 5,888; Russia, 3,839; Ireland, 3,818: Swcdon and Nor way, 3,048; Italy, 2,897, and Poland, the rebBlrits of tho Patent OD co at Washington during tho last fiscal yoar woro 81,347,203 and tho expenditures $1,031,173. Tho number of patents granted was 27,493. Tho balanco to tho credit of tho office was S3, 790,550. PATilteit CoNSoiiro and his lS'Vcar' Old dabghtot Mary wero dragged ovr a prebiplco soventy foot deep at Lacoy- vllle. Pa., by a runaway horse and in stantly killed. UNDEh tho new antl-Iottory law tho postal authorities at Washington havo excluded from tho malls newspapers containing lottery advcrllsoniBrttSi Mits. MaiiV AI.UNA Whitten, Ot West libr'tj Mo., aged 10 yoars, shot herself dqad. Sho had bcon married thrco months. The National Columbian Commission hasadopted unanimously the conforonco committco's roport that Washington Park bo included In tho site area, tho park commissioners having given con sent to the usti of tho land. The twentyolghth anniversary of tho Issuing ot the emancipation proclama--tloh Was celebrated' at various cities throughout the country on tho 22d. Samuel Spounek, a ltoston policeman, has fallon heir to proporty in Wales valued at 82,000,000. The lssuo of standard silver 'dollars from tho mint during tho week ended on thn 20th was 1,131,'jJl. Tho lssuo during tho samo weok last year was 012,140. Mils. Emma Coopeii, of Fulton, N. Y., has fallon heir to an ostato In England worth 9,000,030, Tiik safe In tho Sixth Ward Hitel at Allentown, Pa., was robbed of SI. 178 in cash and gold watches valued at MOO. The vlslblo supply of grain In storo In tho Unltod States on tho 22d was: Wheat, 17,040,439 bushels; corn, 8,500, 833 bushels. Fiunk Mili.eii, ot Huffalo, N. Y., a widowor and the father of five childron, while drunk fatally shot Mrs. Mario Kurtz, his housokcopor, and thon sont a bullet Into his own brain. The merchandise oxports during the last tttolvo months flggregatod In valuo S850.321.350, against 8703,457,824 during tho corresponding provious twelvo months. Tho Imports amounted to 8791,230,008, against 8704,210,184 during tho preceding twolvo months. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Wim.iam E. Rur3KI.Ii has boon nomi nated for Governor by tho Massachu setts Democrats. The official eloctlon returns from Maine give Ilurlelgb. tho Republican candidate for Oovornor, a plurality of 18,940. Tho noxt House will stand 110 Renubllcans to 41 Domocrt3. Mns. RAcnELSTiwnrAoaox, of Flush ing, L. I., attalnod hor 105th yoar on the 18th. DtoN BoUcicault, the playwright and actor, died at Now York, aged 07 years. Tiik following woro tho Congressional nominations on tbo 18tb: Ohio, First district, 11. Storor (Dom.); Second, John A. Caldwell (Rep.) renominated. Iowa, Fourth dlstrlot, J. H. Sweeney (Rep.) renominated. Missouri, Eighth dls trlct, P. O'Malloy (Dom;); J. J. O'Neill (Dom. I. Indiana, Seventh dlstrlot, J. J: W. Iillllngsley (Rep.). Tennessee, Sixth district, J. E. Washington (Dora.) Samuel Watson (Dem.). Maryland Sixth district, William MoCralg (Dom.) Virginia. Ninth dlstrlot, U. T. Mill (Rep.). Colorado, Ilosoa Townsend (Rep.) renominated. Illinois, Bevonth, district, J. W. Bleo (Dom.), Now Hamp shire, First district, D. A. Tepgart (Rep.). Now Jersey, Second district, James Buchanan (Rop.) renominated. Tin: Connecticut Republicans have nominated Samuel E. Merwln, of New Haven, for Uovornor. CiiAiit.ES Mim.kii, candidate ot the Prohibition party for Oovornor of Penn sylvanla, has declined mo nomination Tiik RoDubllcans of South .Carolln: have docldod to put lio tlckot In tho field. Tim Colorado Republicans havo re nominated John Ii Routt; for Governor, CoNniiitsssiAN DeIIaVKN, ot California has mailed his resignation to the Gov ernor ot tho State. Mr. De Haven has been nominated to a Judicial position new,e Uls rejrn.vl9 H8 V9PFr9WBn Cot.oNP.fj J Atoll Af Tifouxnunnif, e member of Congros4 from tllo Mcnond Tennessee district, died at Knoxvllld. KOUKitf DUNriAlfi tho lnvontor Of jraln elevator machlnflr'yi filed at Iluf alo, M. Y., agod 78 years. The follflwlrlir vverfl tho Congressional nominations on tho lOthi Illinois, Fifth district, Rov. F. F. Farmlloo (Pro.)i Wisconsin, Second district, D. C. Van llfutlt (tlot).). South Carolina, Second district, George 0. Tlllltlafl )em.) re nominated. iNow York, Second district, J. Mi Jotlos (Pra); Third, F. (r. Smith (Pro.); Fourth, A. Ia Martin (Pro.). CiiAm.r.s C Stevenson, uovernor nt Nevada, died of typhoid, fovor at Carson, aged 04 years. SAMIIEti MiTiniKI., tho oldost Mason In Kontucky aild a SOldlef of tho war of 1812, died at Howling Creolij aged OH years. CosoiiESSloNAt. nominations on the MISSOURI STATE NEWS. Thomas McDonald, roadmaslorof tht Kansas City, Indopendonco & Rapid Transit railway, was run over and In stantly killed by a train on that road near Kansas Cltv ttio other night Ho was tlilrty-flvo yoars old and leaves a wlfo and tlnoo children. I Mils I1i:stmi RKlil), colored, was shot and killed by her husband, Martin 1 Reodi nt Kansas City, tho other (lay. Reed also allot himself and will prob ' ably dlo. Reed Is forty years old and his wlfo thirty-five. Thoy had Wen separated ovoral months, each accusing' I tho other of infidelity. I Tun Republicans of tho Fifth dlstrlot havo nominated Colonal D. S. Twitebol), of Kansas City, for Congress. Cl.lffTOft ltAllLAS, twoycars old, drank a lot of easolirtd from ft can at tho homo nth k-hrR a follows: Illinois. Second rf l.u district, Lawrohto McUafirl (Dem.) In- ' ,lay nna died In a short time. dlana. Fourth district, John T. Itanklri W"" K on his rounds nt Joplln tho irnrmors muanguj, ooimi v.uruiuia, other nlgllc Ult'cor .iiay uiscovcreu a First district; W. D. Crum (Rep.); Now Jorsoy. Sixth district, 12. Mi Condlt (Rep.). ; The deaths aro announced of ox-Congressman William Hellman, of Evans vllle, lnd.-, and Gx'Conginssman Frank h. Moroy; of Louisiana. The death laannouncodof Mrs. Elizi both Thompson, of Wo3tport, Wis., at, tho ago of 101 yoars 10 months and )7 days. Mabtin Kr.i.i.ooo, who lives near Norwallf, O.i celobrated his 104th birth day on ttln 22d. lid cattlo- from Ver mont III 1815 and has lived on tho salnS farrri fdr nearly three-quarters of a century. The Congressional nominations on the 22d wero as follows: Pennsylvania, Soventcoth district. S. P. Wolverton (p8mi), Connecticut, Second district, 0. U, Wllltmore (llopj). Now .Tersoy, Third district, John Kfiatt, Jr.) (Rep.)l Sixth, 'rhomas D. Ungllsh (Dom.). Louisiana, Sixth district; K Mi Robin Bon (Dom.) renominated. FOREIGN. RlS bors and irirls commlttod sulcldo at Vionna, Austria, thrdilgll ehagrln at being obliged to return to school aftdf vacation. Joun Dii.i.on and William O Iirlon avo been arrested In Dublin on tho charge of inspiring tenants not to pay their rents. TiIb Turkish nian-of'war Ertogroul as foundered at sea and 500 pcrsolis ere drowned. Tisains collided on tho Mexican rail av at Rlnccnda, Mex., and ten persons wore killed and several othors injured. It Is said that 40,000 persons in Ire land art) threatened with starvation owing to the faildrd of crop The body of a woman named llocua was exhumed at Szcgedln, Austria, fof tho nurooso o an autopsy. When the coffin was opened it was found that tho woman had been burled alive, and that sho had given birth to a child in tho cotllrt. Ttto liu.Nlmnli persons lost their lives by an overflow of the Mal'ltza river In Turkoy. Tub Hank of tho Lapo oi -ooa nope t Capo Town, tho chief point for South African trado, has failed for Sl5,000,000. In an election riot In tho Portuguese Itv of Uoa, India, seventeen persons woro killed and many woro wounded. Fohty Turks wero killed In a battle with Armenians at Van. Neaii Windsor, Ont., A Cartrldgo wol found on tho track of tho Michigan Central road that contalnod enough dynamite to blow a train to atoms. The village of itutny, swiizcrianu, has boon almost destroyod by flro, 300 houses being burned down. LATER NEWS. In tho Sonato, on tho 23d, tbo resolu tion to investigate tho troatmont ol women and childron in mills and factorlos, was referred to a committee. Soveral unimportant moasuros wore takon from tho calondar and passed, nnd tho Court bill was furthor debated without action In tho Houso a quorum was finally socurod, and tho ro ports of tho oloctions committee unseat ing Vonablo, of Virginia, and Elliott, of South Carolina, and soating in tholr placos respectively Langston and Mlllor (both colored), woro agreod to without discussion. Tho conforonco roport on tbo Deficiency bill was dlscussod but not disposed of. Floods In tbo Dopartmont of Gard, Franco, havo causod much damage to property. On tbo 21st tho River Rhone roso nlnotoon foot, and tho town ot Hoaucalro was flooded. At Vallerangu, on tho Horault, thlrty-nlno miles north west of Nlraos, thorlvor ovorflowod Its banks and undormined a portion of the comotory. A number of coffins wore washed out, and togothor with tholr ontents floated down thorlvor. The latest rumor regarding tho un ion of tho Central American ropubllcs Is that Guatemala will sond a proposal to tho other four republics of Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to Invito thn United States to send a spe cial delegation to the noxt Central American Union Congress, and that tbo dvo Central American Statos accord tho United States a volco and a voto in the Con gross. The long dead-lock in tho House of Roprosentativos was broken, on tho 23d, by tho presonco ot a quorum, and the Langston-Vonablo eloctlon caso was promptly docldod in favor of tbo contestant; and this aotion was fol lowed by the unsoatlng of Elliott, of South Carolina, in favor of Mlllor, thus adding two mombors (both colorod) to tho ranks of tho majority. Mils. Beui.au Adams, an oldl ady ot sixty yoars, and wlfo of John Adams, a well-known oyster aealor or 1'ioasant villo, N. J., in attempting to cross tbo Pennsylvania tracks in Atlantic City, on tho 23d, was struck on tho hoad by an engine and instantly killed. Hon. WM. WALTER I'HELrs, unitou Statos Mlnlstor to Germany, arrived in New York City, on tho 23d, on tho steamer Elbe. Mr. Phelps has returned for a vacation which will oxtond until after tho fall oloctions. Tiik Presidential party, which bad been rusticating at Cresson Springs, Pa., for borne wouks, broko camp.on the atto, ipd returned to Washington, burglar In a harutrar" storo. Tho burglir Kred at tho olllcer who re turned H. Tho ofllocr had tho bono Of his loft leg badly "liattercd, and it was thought tho thief had escaped, but later ho was found several blocks away dead. Ho proved to bo a crook by tho name of Noland, ffOHl Kansas City. Just one week previous tho same ofllcor shot anl fatally wounded a negro burglar by tbo name Of '-'hliils. Tun Houtli-bouiid express on tho Chi cago. St. Paul & Kansas Cl'y road tho other day rail into a wagon occupied by I. IVl'dleton and wlfoatacrosslngthreo ar.d a half f!ll!l,i mirth of St. Joseph, tearing tho wa'on to litre? nnd killing tho man and woman and tho horws. Pendleton was vventy-slx and his wife fifty-six years old. They wero on tholr way to St Joseph to visit .t son. When Prosecuting Attorney Watt", of Douglas County, opened tho frontdoor of his bou4o n Ava tho other day ho found a hundlo ot switcho-i and a coil of rope with a aide hangman's nootci tied atonoCfld. Attached to Uiohi hlgnili cant symbols was S not" warning Watts not to recolvo pleas ot guilty from cer tain part cs charged with having llfed lrlto a school in Douglas County a few days prcv.ous. The rumor that tho at torney bad agreed to compromise with tho men accu-cd of shooting Into tho school and accept ploas of gti'ltyfor misdemeanor, Instead of prosecuting them to tbo full extent of tho law, It was said provoked this exhibition of tho llald Knobbor spirit. i AnsAMt1 visited tho houso of John Williams at Marshall tho other day, whllo no ono was at tho houso but Mrs. Williams, and demanded admission. ! Upon bolngrofusod, tho Intruder pushed open tlio kitchen door and walked In threatening to kill tho lady If she mado a noise. Mrs. Williams walked quickly to a shelf In the room, secured a p.stol and shot at tho man. It was atcloso rango and although ho lied It was thought tho bullot took effect. , ' O. W. RnpEi:, aged sixty-fivo years, disappeared from his son's homo at Kansas City some time sinco and a week later ills body was found floating In tho Missouri river. It was thought ho drowned himself whllo Insane. Tin: Southern Hotel at Springfield, tho oldest and ono of tbo largest hotels Inthatpirtot tho State, burned tho other n.ght. Causo unknown; Insuranco slight. Tin; Cookson Iron Works, located at Centropolis, near Kansas City, failed recently because of tho foreclosure of a chattel mortgage. DitEWUY Jones, principal of tho pub lic school at Ferguson, committed Mil cldo tho other night by shooting him- self, Mr. Jonos had been s'.cl: for sev eral days and his school had been sus pended. Ho bad been suffering from neuralgia and seomod very despondent Ho was qulto well known in tho educa tional world. Jonathan Foiid, an aged and re ' srectcd citizen ot Kansas City, died tho other day at tho age of sevenly-llvo years. Ho was a noted philanthropist, who spent about as much as ho mado in ! assisting the neody. i P. H. Phai.o.n was recently arrested at St, Joseph for embezzling Jowolry from W. J. Connaton, of Kansas City. I Only a fow days boforo his arrest ho was , horsowhlpped by his wlfo and slster-ln- law for writing a scandalous article about them to a sensational sheot Chaiii.es Seaton, who murdered Lewis Channol at Joplln about fifteen months ago, has boon sentenced to bo banged 1 December 31. Ho is only seventeen ' yoars old. J. R. Faiiiiei.l, clerk at tho Park Ilotol at Hannibal, dropped dead tho other morning. Ho bad boon in bad health for somo time, caur,ed, It is said, by excessive clgarotlo smoking. I The other morning John Johnson, colored, employed by tho contractors who aro tunnollng under tbo river for tho now waterworks at St Louts, fell down a shaft, a dlslanco of olghty feet, and was instantly killed. The Democratic convention of tho Eighth Congressional district split ono faction nominating John J. O'NoiU for Congross and tho othor Patrick O'Mally. The Jackson woodenwaro factory at Randolph, near Kansas City, was struck by lightning tho othor morning, took flro and was ontlroly dostroyed. Tho loss was about SI8.000, with only 80,000 Insuranco. Fifty mon woro thrown out. of oraploymont A young man namcu narry lurocic morton, whllo recently decorating tho Interior of tho Exposition building at Kansas City, fell from a scaffold, a dis tance of about fifty foot, and was prob ably fatally Injured. 1 ive mon woro buried by tho caving in ot a sower at St Josoph tbo othor morning, and whon taken out of tho trench Louis Erlckson and William Frasor woro doad. Frasor was a brlck mason from Kansas City. Tho men wero working in tho sewer and n braco gave way. Tho other mon wero not seriously hurt. At Lancaster, Sohuylor County, tho othor day John Evans, whllo intoxi cated, got into a difficulty with somo unknown porBon on tho fairground, and rocolved a blow on tho head wbloh ren dered him unconscious. Ho remained luthat condition fgr soveral hours and died. THE ST. LOUIS CONFhRENCE. Appointments Mnclo at tlm Ill-cent JIt Iiir of llic M.Lonls Cnnforrncn of the M. K. Cliurrh South The Hoard of Mis sions nnd Committors. At tho rocent meeting of tho St Louis eenferoncoof tho M. E. Church South, bold at Poplar llluir, tho following ap pointments wero mado: West St. Louis District T. M. Fin ney, Presiding Elder. First Church Felix R. Hill! St. John's, J. Matthews; Coal Avonuo, 11, Mcsslnk; Lafnyotto Park, S. H. Merlin; Hellofontalne, If. Halnesworth; llrldgoton, J..W. Robln aon; Eden, to bo supplied by E. A. Stot tar; Mount Zlon, (1. W. Matthow; Kirk wood, C. T. Smith; Meramcc Circuit, J. A. ISrundlc; Labadle, V. J. Mills; Man chester, Marvin Haw; Fcnton, K. T. Moser; West Clinton, W. S. Tylor; Washington, F. M. Totton; Now Ilavon, J. E. McGeo; Immanucl, Charlos Mc Clucr; Ferguson, T. R. Hill, Jr ; Clay ton, J. R. Trlplott! superintendent American lllblo Society, J. W. Lowis; editor Southwestern Mothodlst J- E God by. South St. Louis District W. R. Mays, Presiding Elder. Centenary, IS. Cannan dlno;Marvlno Chapel and Victor street. J. Stephens; Carondolet, to bo supplied by O. W. -Moore; Hematite, J. White head; Platleu, A. II. RtiBSoll; Do Soto. T. T. Asliloy; Potosl, J. R. Eddleman; Ilonno Torre, S. W. Emory; Caledonia and Irondale, Allan MoFarlan and T. A. Newton, supply; Llbortyvllle, Al fred C. Johnson; Arcadia, A. T. Tld wcll; liuttsvlow, A. 11. Crumpler; Farm Ington, II. J. Stephens; l'armlngton Cir cuit, !. 11. Adams: editor of St Louis Christian Advocate, I). R. McAnally; llollovuo Colleglato Institute, W. E. Jioggs, president; Japan Mission, J. M. Rollins. Charleston District J. T. Kondall. Presiding Elder. Charleston, J. T. Goldman; Charleston Circuit, S. Rich mond and ono to bo supplied; Locust t'.rovo Circuit, to bo supplied; Hertraml Circuit, G. P. Snow: Now Madrid Sta tion, C. P. Marchman; Point Pleasant Circuit, 1). A. Watklns; Morley Circuit, R. I). McCllntock; Commerco Circuit, C. M. Threadgill; Liknston, C. M. Lcdhet toi; LtitCBvillo Circuit, 11. M. Euro nnd R. 1). Kennedy: Jackson Station, J. L. Itatten; Pocahontas Circuit, E. J. Kinkel; Cavuthcrsvlllo Circuit, J. K. Matthews; Gayoso Circuit, A. T. Os borne; Capo Girardeau, II. M. Smith, T. S. Morris and J. C. Alexander and C. P. Hrowor supply; Park Chapol Circuit, to ' bo supplied; Oak Rldgo Circuit, A. P. Sailold; Fredcricktown, J. K. Dixon: Marquand Circuit, W. 11. Ulalock; Slko , stone, to bo supplied. Poplar lilult District A. J. Groono, Presiding Elder. Poplar llluff, R. M. Taylor; Dexter, William Lowe; ltloom field Circuit, to bo supplied by T. J. Llghtfoot; Clarkton Circuit, 1). F. Ren frew; Kennett Circuit, W. F. Young; Grand Prairie Circuit R. Walton; Plko , ton Circuit, C. S. Mills; St Francis Cir cuit, C. W. Glass; Greenville Circuit, J. 1). Doperly; Poplar llluif Circuit, to be supplied; 'Willlamsvillo Circuit John Dodwell; Piedmont Circuit, W. F. Tal loy; Centcrvllle, T. W. Pickens; Van Ruren Circuit, W. P. Paschall; Doniphan Circuit, S. C. lllllle; Fair -Oealing Cir cuit, to bo supplied. Halom District C. E. W. Smith, Pro siding Eldor. Salem and Stoolvllle, R. F. Chew; Cuba Circuit, E. C Tinloy; Sullivan Circuit, to bo supplied by M. A. Clayton: St James Circuit, W. Q. Din man; Houston Circuit J. X. Russoll; Summurvlllu Circuit, to bo supplied by J. C. Simpson; Salom Circuit, John L. Carroll; Licking Circuit, W. C. Enochs; Lewis Prairie Circuit, to bo supplied by R. M. Kcddick; West Plains Station, W. It. North; West Plains Circuit, J. C. Davis; Alton Circuit. L. L. Whitehead; Current River Circuit, to bo supplied by W. P. llallen; Willow Springs Circuit, to bo supplied by 1'. A. Do IT: ltirrh Treo Circuit, lt.lt. l'inneu; mayor .ircum . R. Ledbetter; Plko Cieek Circuit Fred erick Eakess; Peace Valloy Circuit, J. W. Pick-am; Richmond Circuit, Thomas Leerd. Transferred C. L. Chilton to Ala bama Conference, S. H. Renfro and E. M. Hoands to Missouri Conforonco, J. A. Srono to Westorn North Carolina Conference, W. H. Hogan to Southwest Missouri Conference, T. H. Ellis to Now Mexico Conforonco, J, E. Godliy to Southwost Conference, W. T. Wilson to White River Conference. Tho committee en nominations report ed as follows: Hoard of Missions T. W. FInnoy, chairman; J. T. Kondal, of Uortrand, vice-prosidont; L. H. Worloln, of St Louis, secretary; S. Cupplos, R. M. Scruggs, AV. W. Campboll, I). F. Martin, G. II. Plko and Hon. Gus II. Rlto. Church Extonslon F. R. Hill, presi dent; A. J. Green, vico-prosldcnt; W. R, Mays, secretary; C, O. Scruggs, treas urer; J. Stephens, of Carondolet, J. C. Hiillo and J. N. Holmos. Commlttoo on Memoirs II. llanos worth, J. W. Robinson, of Frederick town; C. E. W. Smith. Sunday-School Commlttco John Mat thuws, lato of Contonary, but now ol St John's Church, St Louis, prcsldont; J. 11. Earloy, secrotary; Alfrod Ly mons, J. F. Goldman, troasurors; J. A. Rusioll, W. C. Foch, W. F. Young, L. 1'". Ashloy, vlco-prosldonts, and Porry Johnson. Educational Commlttoo II. M. Mos Bick, prosldont; Walter E. Hoggs, ol Itollovuo Colleglato Institute, Cale donia, Mo., socrotary; W. D. Vandlvcr, vlco-prosldont; H. A. Smith and W. North. Illsliop Duncan on Mihhntlt Travolhiff. At tho rocent mooting of tho Illlnoli Cou te ion co ot tbo M. E. Church South, held at Murphysboro, several ot the ministers urged that tho appointments ho announced on Saturduy so that thoy could return homo on Sunday, Thil drew forth from Bishop Duncan ol South Carolina a sovoto rebuke for such ministers who would uf -ubllo convey uncos for traveling enf J Sabbath day, which was for a Ct ,lan sinful and for a minister a grf "fsln. This put a atop to thn dlBCusslol Tho Bishop hold that It was not sinful to travel by prl vato conveyance, to annointmonts on the, Sabbath.