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Issued Every Thursdny at
Morris, Stevens Co, Minnesota
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Official Paper of ViUaii anil CcdEty.
Terms: $2.00 per Year In Advance.
Homer Willington, ot Cambridge,Mass.
wrested on a charge of forjfery, was charged
March *27, with the murder of his infant son
In January last. He denies the poisoning of
of his boy, but confesses giving poison to his
Isaac Frank, well-known to the police
circles of Clevland, O., ten years ago as a de
tective, committed suicide at the Union depot
iu that city at noon March 30, by shooting
himself through the teiuple.—Cause uu
On the moruihg ot March 27, the wind
was blowing a gale and attained a velocity ot
60 miles an hour, at St. Louis, Mo.,
In New York city, March 30, two tin
smiths were blown from the roof of the sev
euth regiment armory and killed.
Sunday night, March 28, Fred Luber
ing was run over by a locomotive at Louisville,
Ky. and killed, lie leaves a wife and several
A cyclone passed over Lawrenceville,
Brunswick county, Virginia, on Saturday,
March 27, demolishing houses, uprooting
trees and doing an immense amouht of dam
Two boys at Toronto, Ontario, playing
in a boat on Sunday, March 28, drifted out in
to the lake. The boat containing their dead
bodies was found near Niagara, on the morn
ing of March 30th.
During a thunder-storm at Fox burg.
Pa., on Sunday night March 28 lightning
struck a 10,000 gallon oil cask belonging to
Fox Farm Pipe line. The cask was almost
full, and a total lo6s.
Halifax dates to April 1, states that
the weather in Nova Scetia, continues exceed
ingly stormy. Snow in the streets of Halifax
is from 3 to 4 feet deep, and in the country in
some places 10 feet deep.
On the afternoon of Sunday, March 28
a tire damp explosion occurred in the Gorton
coal mines at Fairmount, W. Va. by which
two men lost their lives, and a number of min
ers were more or less bruised and burned.
A dispatch from Constantinople says
terrible distress prevailed in Asia Minor, cat
tle, sheep, and goats are being carried off in
large numbers by disease and the country be
tween Angcra and Ismid is becoming a des
N. Y. March 30, a tire broke out in the
galley of the police boat Seneca. All on board
were asleep at the time. The steward, Chas.
II. Berry, was burned to de&th in his bunk
and Officers Patrick H. Kelly and Robert J.
Vail are probably fatally burned. The others
escaped serious injury.
At Pittsburg, Pa., on the 30 of March,
additional facts developed at the coroner's in
vestigation relative to the murder of John
(ioehring, inmate of the Allegheny City alms
house, are, that the morning of July 6th, S. B.
Crawford, in charge of the insane department,
found an insane man named Wariswun, severe
ly beating Goehring. Wanswan was locked
up, and Goehring ran iato the dining-room.
Crawford called Coolhatt, a half crazy inmate,
to assist him in taking Goehring back to the
room. Goehring resisted, kicking Coolhaff in
the stomach. Coolhaff was greatly angered
and returned the kick, knocking him down.
While Goehring was on the floor, held there
by Coolhaff, the latter asserts that Crawford
kicked Goehring on the head several times.
Finally they succeeded in getting him as far as
the bath-room, where he again became violent
Coolhaff then stized the roller on which the
towels were hung and struck Goehring on
head, knocking him insensible. He was then
taken to his room, where he died at 12:30 p.
m., Crawford and two inmates burying the
body very quietly the next day. In the
monthly statement of the poor board Goehring
is reported as dying from mania potu. The
affair was kept quiet, but finally leaked out
through the medium of an inmate coming to
the city and getting drunk, and telling the
story. Crawford and Coolhaff will be arrested
on charge of murder.
The building at Troy, N. Y., of Adolph
Hermann, occupied by Geo. B. Cluette, Bro. &
Co., shirt aud collar manufacturers: J. Stett
heimer Co., collar manufacturers, and Her
mann, Ankom & Co., felt shirt manufacturers,
burned Saturday March 20. Loss $300,000.
The girls employed saved all the sewing ma
The German Emperor William is re
ported to be confined to his room by a cold.
i James Dascomb, aged 75, a professor in
Oberlin, Ohio, college, died April 2.
Oillaume Phillipe Schimper, French
writer on natural history, is dead,aged 72.
John Ligent, former editor and pro
prietorof the San Francisco Herald, died March
Bob. Ingersoll has been refused
public hall at Brackville, Ontario, for a le?
Secretary Sherman was banqueted by
Gov. Foster, at Columbus, 0„ on the night of
April 1.
Gen. Fairchild, United States minister,
presented his credentials at the conrt of Spain
March 31.
The English electiens are reported to
ic gave heavily against Lord Beaconsfleld's
Abel R. Corbin, brother-in-law of Gen
Grant, died at his residence in Jersey City, N.
J. on Sunday, March 28.
i The cabinet have decided to recom
mend legislation granting a civil government
for the territory of Alaska.
Preparations arc being made at New
Orleans to give Geu. Grant an enthusiastic
reception on his arrival from Texas.
Hon. W. S. Groeabeck, ot Cincinnati is
at present,being much spoken of in connection
with the Democratic nomination for the Presi
The Democratic State convention of
Nebraska has elected Tilden delegate to the
Cincinnati convention and adopted a hard
money platform.
Bismarks 65tli birthday was celebrat
ed at Berlin, April 1. His palace was flooded
with offerings from all parts of Europe. The
emperor aud many other distinguished per]
sons visited him.
Gen. Grant and party had a hearty re
ception in New Orleans, March 8L There was
a long procession of several societies and mil
itary, with the usual display of bunting, iiici
dent to holiday occasions.
The sub committee of the House have
agreed to hear Judge James F. Wilson, coun
eel for the Northern Pacific railroad company
upon making a final determination npon the
reports concerning land grunts.
It is understood that Gen. Sherman is
about to leave Wasnington for Chicago, to
consult with Gen. Sheridan about making ar
rangements for the remoral of theUtes from
their present reservatioi in Colorado.
The House committee on appropria
tions, March 30, unaniaously agreed on the
arthy appropriation bil for the year ending
.Tune, 1881. It appropriates an aggregate of
§26,425,800, a redactitn from the estimate of
^Dispatches from Paris, Berlin, Vienna
and Rome, represent t.at disappointment and
uneasiness are felt iD these capitals at tke
success of tbe liberal party in Great Britain,
Sa .*. .id
while at S*. Petersburg the news was received
with the utmost delight.
Late advices from Uome state that the
Pope is disposed to accede to the wishes of
the archbishop of Baltimore for a large in
crease in church accommodations iu conse
quence of the number of persons disposed to
join the church for special powers to facili
tate their reception.
The London Standard of March 38 an
nounces that the king of Siam will leave
Baugkok early iu April, and visit the chief
capitals of Europe. After a short stay in Ensr
ind he will start for the United States, and
the American government will send a man-of
war to Southampton to convey him thither.
It is learned by way of late advices
from London that Parnell attempting to ad
dress au election meeting at Enuiscorthy, last
week, was received with yells, groans and a
discharge of rotten eggs by persons belonging
to the rival faction. Parnell gave up the at
tempt to speak. He was hit on the face,caught
around the waist and nearly hurled from the
The new Fret Preta of Vienna, March
29, says: Emperor William replied to the con
gratulations of his generals on the occasion of
the celebration of his birthday. He said he be
leived he was able to assure them they would
probably have no more opportunity of putting
in practice on their military knowledge, all fear
of war having apparently for the present b«en
The Republican members of the Sen
ate held a caucus on the morning of Mareli 30,
for the purpose of determining the party's
line of action in the Senate with regard to the
clause inserted byJthe House in the immedi
ate deficiency bill by wich it is proposed to
mend the law concerning the appointment of
deputy marshals of elections. The caucus
unanimously deeided the clause should be op
posed on the ground it is a rider, and that all
attempts of the majority to force legislation
by such means should be resisted now as they
were resisted at the extra session.
Maich 30, the House committee of
ays and means. 8 to 3, desided to place upon
the free list all manufactured paper,wood pulp,
jute, butts, manufactured straw and all other
fibre and fibrous plants fit for use for the man
facture of paper. The committee also de
cided, 7 to 5, to fix duty 40 per cent, upon
flannel blankets, hats of wool knit good, bal
morals, woolen of every description composed
holly or in part of wool not otherwise pro
vided for. The vote on putting materials en
tering into the manufacture of paper on the
free list was: Yeas—Tucker. Morrisou, Mills
Carlisle, Eaton, Kelly, Dunnell and Wood
Nays—Phelps, Conger and Frve.
The Weiland canal will not'be opened
till May 1.
The fire at Poneniah mills, Conn., cm
March 30, caused a loss of $26,000.
State militia have been ordered to St.
John's parish. La., where colored laborers are
on a strike.
In New York city, April 1, an advance
of wages was conceded in many trades of
from 26 to 50 cents a day.
Fighting continues in Afghanistan be
tween Mohammed Jan and Hozards. The re
ported defeat of Mohammed is doubted.
Another secret printing establishment
has been discovered in St. Petersburg, and 16
compositors employed in it were arrested.
The journymem carpenters of Allegha
ny City, Pa., have struck for $250 a day.
They have been receiving from $1.75 to $2.00.
Dispatches from London state that the
English Catholic aristocrats will provide an
asylum for the Jesuits who may be expelled
from France.
The Jesuits are building houses in
Spam, preparatory to their taking up their
residence there in large numbers when driven
out of France.
The Propellers Champlain and Granite
State left Chicago, for Port Haven, April 2
the first boat of the season through the straits
which are now practically open.
The United States exports over imports
for the twelve months ending February 29,
1880, was $212,298,963 for the twelve months
ending February, 28,1819, $293,762,167.
A Berlin dispatch states that emigra
tion to the United States is again on the in
crease and extensive preparations therefor are
being made in every part of Germany.
The strike at Lancaster gingham mills
Clinton, Mass. ended April 1, by the opera
tives returning to work at the terms offered
by the corporation, March 1, the day of the
Ihe Denver & Rio Grande Railway
Company are securing 2,000 Canadians to
work on the Leadville branch, which they ex
pect to have running into that city in seventy
five days.
The home rule league of Dublin, Ire
land, March 30, passed a resolution declaring
the treatment of Parnell at Ennis^orthy by a
hired mob reflects the deepest disgrace on
O'Cleary and all concerned in the outrage.
The directory of the city of St. Louis,
for the present year was issued March 27, and
contains 120,578 names, an increase ot 7,120
over last year and an increase of 58,823 since
federal census of 1870. By the usual rates of
people to a name this gives the city a popula
tion of over 640,000.
The public sale of stock bonds and
other effects of the bankrupt estate of Jay
Cooke & Co., March 31, realized $46,700.
There was no bid for Ogoritz, Jay Cooke's for
mer residence, and one hundred and forty-six
lots of Western land, appraised at $116,000
were oflered without a bid being made.
A circular was issued March 31, an
nouncing the restoration of wages to what
they were prior to June 1,1877, on the Pitts
burg, Cincinnati fe St Louis, Pittsburg, Wheel
ing & Kentucky, Cincinnati & Muskingum
Valley, Columbia, Chicago & Indiana, Cen.
tral, Little Miami & Jeffersonville, Madison
and Indianapolis & Vincennes railroads.
The Cincinnati Price Current publish
es a complete report of pork packing in the
West, from which it appears the total num
ber of hogs, winter packing, is 6,950,000. The
increase of 530,000. The average decrease in
weight is 4% pounds. The average decrease
in lard is 128,000 tierces. The summer and
winter packing combined shows an increase
for ttie year of 143,000, the largest year's busi
ness on record.
A London telegram of March 29, re
ports that Baroness Burdett Cortes, being ask
ed to contribute towards Lord Gladstone
candidature for Middlesex, writes: "I do not
feel disposed to join this n.ovement because it
seems to me, that under the present circum
stances of the world, the country needs above
all things, a strong government, and since the
dissolution of parliament in 1874 by Gladstone,
the liberals have|been too disorganized to offer
such a government to the country."
March 31, advices from Paris state that
the religious associations of France will prob
ably contest in the courts the legality of the
decrees of the government against unauthor
ized (Jesuit) religious societies, on the ground
the laws they are based areobsolete. The
Union Count de Chambord's organ, Monde or
gan of the papal nuncio, and Univene, ultra
montane, are greatly exasperated, and declare
the Catholics will vigorously resist the en.
forcement of the decrees. The Pays Paul de
Cassagnac's paper says the decrees are only
,pplimiliary to the. rfe^staUkbmat 4 Um
guillotine for political adversaries, while the
Onirt and Liberie, also Bonaparte, admit the
legality of the decrees.
A Cohoes, N. Y., dispatch of March
30, says the striking operatives of Harmony
mills, have appointed committees to visit
Easteru manufacturing cities to solicit aid.
Distress has already manifested itself among
the extreme poor, and the city department for
indigents is overwhelmed with applications
for orders. It is rumored Harmony mills have
agents in Canada gathering families together
aud that at the expiration of thirty daysnotrce
to vacate' their tenements an influx of the
rcnch working classes wijl begin. This peo
!e is regarded here as the Chluese are on the
Pacific coast. Several families, numbering
thirty persons are occupying rooms intended
for one small family. Tables are converted in
to beds at night, and their seats are chests, in
which their goods are stored. Their food is
of the coarsest quality, and their garments of
homespun gray.
The Mark Lane Express, March 30th,
says: The weather has been favorable, and
the crop prospects are better than for years
past Only a few weeks more of such weather
will secure a rich development of all agricul
tural product. Favorable weather has also
produced a marked improvement in the con
duct of English wheat brought to market but
nothing could improve the quality which in
most cases is wretched. Deliveries have been
meagre and the total season's crop offered to
date is 300,000,000 quarters less than the cor
responding period last year. Holders are very
firm and the advance of a shilling is recorded
at several important country markets. The
improvement, however, has not been felt at
ail at any of the markets where the quanti
of sound native wheat offering is
so small that the attention of millers is direct
ed aluost exclusively to foreign. In the face
of rapidly diminishing stocks and unusually
ght arrivals a decidedly improved consump
tive demand has been experienced for var
ieties of foreign wheat but only at former
prices, any inclination on the part of headers
to raise these pretentions having been resisted
by buyers. The operations of millers *t the
beginning of the .week were on a somewhat
extensive scale, probably due to the fact that
with arrivals of the Easter holidays, two
market days would be lost and so, while carry
ing out their reserved polfcy of hand-to-mouth
purchasers, freer buying for a time become
necessary. With regard to the future the posi
tion remains uuchanged. America clings to
her reserves in spite of the lower tendency
of prices of New York and a little encourage
ment from this side, but it must be admitted
improbable she may be rewarded ere long
with some measure of succes. A noteworthy
featuer of last week's imports was the large
proportion in which arrivals from Germany
ured out. Out of the total supply of 37,637
quarters, 21,100 quarters were from German
ports, a fact of considerable significance as
indicating the willingness of nations who have
wheat to spare and are not au fait at the for
mation of rings to send their produce to Lon
don to present rates. The maize supply on
spot is practically nil, and quotations conse
quently nominal. There is little near at hand
and the tendency of prices continue
upward, but buyers are extremely
chary of buying for future shipments as
present prices are far too high to warrant
uch operations with the American large
crops in the back graund. Oats improved six
pence to a shilling per quarter, supplies being
unusually light, and in the present scarcity of
maize any reduction in the value of feeding
stuffs is unlikely. Sales of English wheat the
past week 27,197 quarters at 47s per quarter,
against 42,231 quarters at 40s 8d per quarter
the corresponding week last year. Imports
into the United Kingdom the week ending the
20th inst., 691 '528 hundred weights wheat,
163,056 hurdred weights flour.
Muskets in use, 1370.
Pistols in use, 1544.
Spectacles invented, 1280.
Paper made of linen, in 1300.
Printing invented at Metz by Guten
berg, 1450.
Printing introduced into England,
Tobacco introduced into France by
Micot, 1450.
Linen first made in England, 1235.
Clocks first made in England, 1608.
Potatoes first introduced into Ire
land in 1589.
The art of weaving introduced into
England, 1330.
Musical notes, used, invented, 1380.
Cannon first used at the siege of Al
gesiras, 1342.
The first publio library was founded
at Rome, 167 B. C.
Plays were first acted atBome, 239
B. O.
The first publio library was founded
at Alexandria, 84 A. D.
Paper was invented in Ohina, 170
B. C.
The calendar was reformed by Julius
Csesar, 44 B. 0.
Insurance on ships and merchandise
first made, A. D. 43.
Saddles came into use in the fourth
Horse-shoes of iron were first made,
Stirrups were not made until a cent
ury later
Manufacture of silk brought from
India into Europe, 551 A. D.
Pens first made of quills, A. D. 635.
Pleading in courts of judicature in
troduced, A. D. 788.
Stone buildings and glass introduced
into Engiand, 674 A.
The first regular bank was established
at Venice in 1157.
Astronomy and geometry bronght
into England, 1230.
The degree of doctor first conferred
in Europe at Bologna, in 1130 in En
gland, 1208.
The figures of arithmetic brought in
to Europe by the Saracens, A. D. 991.
Paper of cotton rags invented toward
the close of the tenth century.
Comedy and tragedy were first ex
hibited at Athens 247 years B. C.
Postoffice established in France,
1464 in England, 1581 in Germany,
Turkeys and chooolate introduced
into England from America, 1529.
Telegraphing introduced by Prof,
Morse in 1844.
The telephone invented by Edison
in w
Sensible Adrtee.
Somebody, giving good advice in the
Parisian to young men who go into
sooiety, says: "Never wound an ugly
woman, and, above all, if an ugly woman
comes and says to you with a side
glance,' I know that I am not pretty,
do not fall into the trap and reply
'True, madam but you have moral
qualities and domestio virtues which I
place above the perishable advantages
of beauty.' 1 was 18 years of age when
I made this answer, worthy of
achus, to the wife of a bankj
protection I was seeking
day the lady said to her hn&
hope that the young scamp
sented to me yesterday is no
hfl frannant: trieihtr KATA-'
SENATE, March 27. —Not iu session.
HOUPE, March, 27.—A resolution was
adopted calling on the secretary of Hie in
terior for the testimony taken on 'he late
White Kiver Indian outbreak. A resolu
tion was adopted calling on the secretary of
the treasury for the amount of bonds pur
hased in a given time specified. Many bills
were received and referred. The lloute
ent into committee of the whole on the con
sular diplomatic appropriation bill, and the
remainder of the day's session was spent ill its
consideration, and without reaching any result
the House adjourned.
SENATE, March 29.—After the pre
lentation of various reports, memorials etc.,
the consideration of the Geneva award bill
was resumed. Senator Tliurman moved to
amend the substitute presened by Senator
Hoar by strikiug out the clause providing
that the court of commissioners shall consider
and allow as 6econd-class claims for the pay
ment of premiums of war-risks. Senator Thnr
man proceded to speak at length on his pro
position. After speaking some time he slapp.
ed round his hand to his forehead as if in pain
and seemed about to fall. Several Senators
went to his assistance, but after bathing his
head with water contained in a tumbler on
his seat, he walked into the .cloak-room, lean
ing on the arm of the assistant sergeant.at
arms, Christie. The joint resolution for a
board of survey on the double-turrlted moni
tor was then passed, when the Senate went in
to executive session, and when the doors were
reopened adjourned.
HOUSE, March 29,—Under the call of
the States, a large number of bills were intro
duced. The House went into committee Of
whole on the consular and diplomatic appro
priation bill. Mr. Blackburn oflered an
amendment, reducing the salary of a minister
per cent for six month's absence. Rejected,
yeas 55. nays 70. Mr. Blackburn oflered an
amendment that no consular or diplomatic
agent should receive any pay during absence
from his post Rejected. Mr. Blackburn
moved to reduce the appropriation of the sala
ry of legation to China, from $5,000 to $2,000,
rejected. Mr. Blacburn oflered an amend
ment providing that no diplomatic officer not
mentioned in this bill shall be entitled to any
salary or compensation of any kind whatever,
and repealing the laws authorizing the pay
ment of any salary or compensation to such
officers. Mr. Frost opposed the entire piplo
matic system. Mr. Neal took occasion to
withdraw the remarks he made in the Forty
fifth Congress, in which he had defended Bai
ley, formerly consul general at Shanghai,
from charges which he believed to be false
but which he had since discovered to have
been true. Without disposing of the bill the
committee rose and the House adjourned.
HOUSE, March 30.—A memorial from
New York city relative to duties on sugar was
presented and referred. The House went in
to committee of the whole on the consular
and diplomatic bill which passed without
amendment. The army appropriation bill
was referred to the committee of the whole.
The star service deficiency bill with Senate
amendments was referred to the committee of
the whole. The contested election case of J.
H. Bradley against Slemons, the sitting mem
ber, was taken up—Bradley spoke and Sle
mons replied—without reaching a decision the
House adjourned
SENATE, March 30.—A bill was report
ed against furnishing tents to the grand army
of Wisconsin, there being none available for
that purpose. Placed on the calendar. Sev
eral bills were introduced and others called
up. The Geneva award bill was laid aside and
the deficiency appropriation bill taken up.
An explanation was aeked wf the appropriation
of $300,000 for public printing. An explana
tion was made alluding to the great advance
in the cost of Daper. The appropriation was
agreed to. The amendment reducing the
House appropriation for internal revenue fees,
salaries, etc., from $320,000 to $313,000 was
agreed to. The committee amendments were
also agreed to, appropriating *268,500 for
continuation of work on the navy and State
department building. $140,000 for navy pen
sions, and $15,000 for continuation of the
coast and geologic survey. Pending further
action, the Senate went into executive session
and soon after adiourned.
SENATE, March 31.—The judicial com
mittee reported adversely on the bill making
Feb. 22 a legal holiday. The bill providin'
for an international exhibition in New York
in 1883, was passed, yeas 20, nays 21. The bill
to equalize homesteads by allowing locations
in more than one place where necessary to
make up {(id acres, passed. The immediate
deficiency bill was taken up. Various amend
ments were oflered, some were agreed to and
some rejected. An amendment was proposed
to strike out the clause of the House bill
which provides that special deputy marshals
of elections for which $7,090 was approwriated,
should be appropriated by United States cir
cuit or district judge:?, and to insert a clause
providing that appointments shall be made
by the circuit ana district courts. Senator
Edmunds called for the yeas and nays on this
amendment and it was agreed to, yeas 31, and
nays 16. Senator Eaton moved to strike out
the word "general" from the clause for the
payment of fees and expenses of United States
marshals and general deputies. Rejected
Senator Blaine submitted an amendment, and
Senator Edmunds raised a point of order. A
sharp debate sprung up between the two
Senators. The chc.ir decided in favor of
Blaine, and afterwards reversed his decision
The bill was read the third time and passed,
yeas 30,nays 24, a strict party vote. Adjourned.
HOUSE, March 31.—The speaker called
committees for reports, when several bills
were rep a "ted. The contested case of Bradley
and Selraars of Arkansas was taken upatid de
cided in favor of the sitting member, 149 to 21.
The House went into committee of the whole
on the star service deficeocy bill. Mr. Black
burn attacked the service with great vehe
mence. Mr. Haskell, Mr. Upson and others de
fended it. The committee rose without coming
to a vote on the bill and the House adjourned,
SENATE, April 2.—On motion of Sen
ator Beck it was resolved when the Sen at? ad
journed to-day it be to meet on Monday next.
A recommendation was received from the sec
retary of war for an appropriation of $50,000 for
a new military post between Fort Custer and
Assinniboine. A bill to establish mail service
to Brazil was read a second time and referred.
The bill granting a pension to Jessie F. Pliares
was considered and discussed, and opposed on
the ground that he was a scout and not a re
gular soldier in the late war. No final action.
Senator Bruce reported back the bill in refer
ence to the Freeaman's bank. Placed on the
calendar. The bill ratifying the Ute agree,
ment was discussed. No action. The Sen
ate disagreed to the House amendment
of the census bill. The Geneva award bill
was not considered because some Senators
who intended to speak on it wore absent, and
after an executive session, adjourned
HOUSE, April 2.—A motion to close
the debate on the star service deficiency bill
at 4 p. m. this afternoon, was adopted. The
House went into committee of the whole. Af
tera spicy debate, involving some personality,
the hour of 4 o'clock having arrived, Mr.
Blackburn moved to non-concur in the Sen
ate amendments. Agreed to 88 to 79. Ihe
committee then rose and reported its action
to the House. The recommendation to con
curr was agreed, yeas 91, nose 88. This leaves
the bill as it passed the Senate. It ap.
propriates $1,110,000 to meet the expenses of
the star routes service for the current fiscal
year, prohibits further expediting of the ser
vice^on Jstar routes, appropriates $100,000 to
enable the Postmaster General to place new
service, forbids him to expedite the service un
der any contract now existing or hereafter
given at pay exceeding 50 per cent upon the
contract as originally let, appropriates $60,000
for public printing and provides that nothing
therein contained shall be constiued to aflect
the validity or legality of the acts or omissions
of any officer of the United States. The House
adjourned till to-morrow for general debate
The Bank of England*
This old institution was incorporated
in 1649. It covers five acres of ground
and employs 900 clerks. No windows
open on the street, and light is admit
ted through open courts. No mob,
therefore, can take the bank without
cannon to batter dqwn its immense
walls. The clock in the center of the
bank has fifty dials. It is guarded day
and night by one company of the
Wv should enjoy our fortune as we
ado om health—enjoy it when good, be
patient when it is bad, and never apply
violent remedies except in an extreme
8, I08O.
A Chicago Invention Coming to the Thorough
and Permanent Relief of the Deaf Mutes of
the World—Visit of the Inventor, Mr. R.
S. Rhodes, to the Deaf and Dumb Institute
of Nebraska—Graphic Report of the Trial
and its Singularly Gratifying Results.
[From the Omaha Daily Republican.]
A representative of the Iiepublican on
invitation made a visit to the Nebraska
Asylum lor Deat Mutes to witness the
trial of the Audi phone, an invention by
R. 8.(Rhodes of Chicago, and says: Arriv
ing at the institution the reporter found
Mr. Rhodes giving an audiphone lesson
to titteen deal-mutes, who were assem
bled in the parlor. Each pupil was using
a audiphone with results that were cer
tainly astonishing.
One young man told the reporter that
until yesterday he had never heard a
sound, but could read and write well.
With this instrument he pronounced the
letter* of the alphabet plainly, and we
venture to say in a very tew months he
will be able to talk well. The first trouble
seems to be in the use ot the tongue and
lips to make sounds never heard before.
Miss Collins, of Falls City, tried the in
strument and could hear well, but not
her own voice, but when she was handed
the double audiphone, where the two
discs with their lower edges united,caused
her to hear her own voice for the first
time. Word8 cannot express her aston
ishment. And all this is through the au
ditory nerve with a connection of the
teeth. The carbonized disc of rubber,
like a fan, is held between the teeth, and
the external ear has nothing to do with
the sound.
After the experiments by Dr. Rhodes
Prof. Gillespie, who has perhaps given
more attention to the oral instructions of
the deat and dumb than any other teach
er in the west, took the class in hand. It
is well known that persona afflicted with
deafness watch the lips. To prevent this
lip reading the professor held a book
before his mouth and told the pupils
who were standing with the audiphone
between their teeth, to indicate how
many times he said "O,'' either once
or twice, and one Jt two fingers came
up from the whole class as he called
the letter.
He then went over the scale rising an
octave, and each pupil singly followed
intonation of his voice. He then went to
the other side of the room, out ot their
sight and called out letters and words,
which were promptly repeated, and all
this was done with only two days' in
struction. The great success of opening
a world, a new world as it may be truth
fully said, to these deaf mutes in a grand
work, and to stand among these intelli
gent faces, who before never heard a voice
or sound, and see the pleasure exhibited
flt the prospect of hearing and speaking
is a better entertainment than the world ©f
fashion can offer.
Amongst the bright scholars are two
sisters from Furnas county, who seemed
30 apt to learn the use of the audiphone,
and Mrs. Grundy might straighten back
when we say that they are Indians. Yes
two girls whose color would not indicate
the fact, but whose future will demon
strate two women educated at this in
stitution such as the world wants. State
institutions should be placed in the
hands of men who will look at the future
of those in their charge, and this great
western field for active labor of brains and
muscle is open. A great man once said,
"Nature is true to herself," and so it has
proved with those who have no chance to
hear the singing of birds or the voices oi
the winds among her pines. A keener
perception, a deeper thought, a realiza
tion of nature's works is all within the
minds of the deaf and dumb. This
great invention opens up a new world to
Mr. Rhodes was so much pleased with
the successful operation of his invention,
and the practical results to be attained
under the instruction of Prof. Gillespie—
who is so earnest in the work—that he
made a donation of the audiphones need
ed for the use of the institution, charg
ing the professor to let the pupils take
them home during vacation and astonish
father and mother by showing them that
they could both hear and talk.
Mr. Rhodes, who uses an audiphone
himself, says that holding a watch be
tween his teeth first attracted his atten
tion to the possibility of the audiphone.
which is proving so great a success.
We don't propose to speak ot the man
agement of the institution, the good food
furnished the pupils, the instruction giv
en by skilled teachers, the cleanliness
and pleasant appearance of the buildings,
or the complete order and we may say
happiness which seems to prevail, but we
say, do your duty with pleasure com
bined, and go and see lor yourself. Mr.
Rhodes on this, hi3 first visit to Omaha,
speaks loudly in its favor.
The Host Northern Point of tbe United
William A. Mowry wrote in the New
England Journal of Education,
If the question were asked, "Which
is the most northern part of the United
States, excepting Alaska?" perhaps
many would say, "The line of 49 deg.,
from the Lake of the Woods to the
Strait of De Fuca." But that an
swer would be incorrect. There is
point where the United States reaches
49 deg. 23 min. 54 seo. north latitude.
It is in longitude 95 deg. 14 min. 88 seo,
west from Greenwich.
In other words, at the Lake of the
Woods, in Minnesota, our territory in
eludes a small area reaching beyond 49
deg. more than twenty-five miles. This
little excrescence, jutting out into Brit
ish America, is recently put down in
some of our maps, but I have not seen
it on many of them. It is indicated
though roughly, upon Case's large map
of the United States and upon a large
map published by the Government and
issued by the Land Office.
Some Large Churches.
The following statistics as to the com
parative capacity of the most celebrated
churches in Europe will be read with
may be preserved and kept
sweet oy putting it in wine bottles,
adding a teaspoonful of white sugar to
each bottle and corking tightly. The
corks should be tied down.
Take two eggs, beat them well, whites
and yelks add one cup of milk, in
which a table-spoonful of corn-starch
has been dissolved, and a little salt and
pepper have butter sufficiently hot in
pan stir up the omelet while cooking.
halibut of a dark-brown color, the
thinnest and hardest soak twenty-four
hours in cold water, with the flesh side
down only cover with water broil over
hot coals serve with a little butter, or
poach eggs and dish them with the hal
ibut as if for ham.
ROAST GOOSJE.—Two ounces onion
and half as muoh green sage chopped
fine add one coffee cup of bread
crumbs, a little pepper and salt, the
yelks of two eggs. Do not quite fill the
goose, but leave room to swell. Roast
from one hour and a half to two hours,
and serve with gravy and apple sauce.
ROAST Goossr.—A goose should be
roasted in the same manner as a turkey.
It is better to make the stuffing of
mashed potatoes, seasoned with salt,
pepper and onions to the taste. Apple
sauce is good to serve with it. Allow fif
teen minutes to a pound for a gosling,
and twenty or more for an older one.
Goose should be cooked rare.
every seven
pounds of fruit put four pounds of su
gar, one quart of the best vinegar, an
ounce of cloves, ounce of cinnamon, a
dozen pieces of mace. Put the sugar
and spices in the vinegar. Let it boil,
then pour over the fruit let this remain
till next morning boil and pour over for
three mornings. The last time boil the
fruit in it.
bits are the
best for winter use on your horses.
The mortality among horses is greater
between the ages of 4 and 8 yeara than
at all other periods of life. Warm the
bit on your bridle in frosty weather be
fore putting it in the horse's mouth.
The bit full of frost, coming in contact
with the tongue and lips, adheres to
these soft tissues the same as it would
do when red-hot, leaving the animal
with a sore mouth. If you do not be
lieve it place your own tongue on a piece
of frosted iron some cold morning and
be convinced.
PLUM PIJ^- INQ.—The quantity given
here wil rve for a mess of five or six.
One cup of molasses, one cup of beef
suet,freed from fiber,and chopped fine
one cup of sweet milk, one cup raisins,
nicked, seeded, chopped, and dredged
with flour three cups sifted flour, one
teaspoonful salt, one teaspoonful ground
cinnamon, one teaspoonful of ground
cloves, one-half teaspoonful soda, one
egg. Put soda into molasses and stir
very hard beat the egg well and stir it
into the molasses, then add the flour,
salt, spices, suet and fruits. Put into
prepared bag and boil three hours.
sons know it, but some do not, that a
pretty and easily-grown window plant
may be obtained by soaking a round
piece of coarse sponge in warm waler
until it is thoroughly expanded. After
squeezing it about half dry place in the
openings millet, red clover and barley
grass seeds, rice and oats. Hang the
sponge in a window where the sun
shines a part of the day, and sprinkle it
lightly with water every morning for a
week. Soon tender leaves will shoot
out, and, growing rapidly, will form a
drooping mass of living green. If reg
ularly sprinkled, it will Later be dotted
with blossoms of the clover
6 400
St. Peter's, at Rome
Milan Cathedral
St. Paul's, atBome
St. Paul's, at London....,
8t. Petrona, at Bologna..
Florence Cathedral
Antwerp Cathedral ........24,000
St. Stephen's, Vienna 12,400
Bt. Dominic's, Bologna .....12,000
St. Peter's, at Ilologna 11,400
Cathedral at Vienna 11,000
St. Mark's, Venice.... 7,000
The Piazza of St. Peter's, it is added,
in its widest limits, allowing twelve
persons to the quadrate meter (square
yard), holds 624,000 allowing four to
the same, drawn up in military array,
208,000. In its narrowest limits, not
comprising the porticos or the piazza
Rusticucar, 474,000 crowded, and 138
OWN* vtiitey
lowing is commended by exoellent au
thority as giving a gloss like patent
leather, being water-proof, and not soil
ing ladies' white dresses: Dissolve
half a pound of shellac in alcohol it
dissolves slowly, but cork the bottle
well, keep in a warm place, and shake
often. Then add a piece of camphor
the size of a hen's egg, shake well, and
after it is dissolved add one ounce of
lampblack. If the alcohol is strong
enough, all will be dissolved in two
days. If it is too thick, add alcohol. It
dries in five minutes, and does not make
the leather hard, as it does not pene
trate, but remains on the surface.
receipt will
be found useful, as in a family not too
numerous enough stock can be made
for a week. Take four pounds of lean
beef, cut it into small pieces, slice an
onion, saw a hock-bone of beef, remove
the marrow, and fry the cut beef and
onion in the marrow to a full brown
put fried meat, onion and fresh hock in
two gallons of oold water let it sim
mer all day at night strain through
sieve, and replace in kettle throw in
some egg-shell and clear strain through
a cloth into an earthen crock in the
morning skim the stock to remove
grease this stock may be used for veg
etables or for any kind of soup of
course it is of a rich brown color.
tendency of agricultural refine'
ment is to make a good deal of expense
about butter-making. The movement
is meant for the benefit of those who
can afford it, however. People who
pay a large price for butter will not
fling away their money so long as they
make certain that it is really as much
better, on the average, than other but
ter as the price would indicate. That
sort of management paying merit, and
merit only, will, in the end, elevate the
standard of our butter-making as noth
ing else will. The man who puts capi
tal into dairying and works it there in
telligently, employing the best help,
and keeping the best stock of cattle in
the best manner, should have his re
ward. After a while, be sure the good
of his methods will not die with—him.
A Sea-Serpent Explained.
An Auburn sportsman explains why
he receives the numerous sea-serpent
stories of* the season with a grain of
allowance. He was hunting on the
shores of a lake in tho wilds of Michi
gan, when he saw what "I believed to
be a monBter snake, fifty to sixty feet
in length and ten .to twenty inches in
diameter, with humps on its back some
two feet in length. At first its course
was almost directly toward my place of
concealment." When he was about to
fly for his life the serpent, then a few
rods away, changed his course, and re
solved himself into a colony of otter
swimming in single file. His inference
is that sea animals may sometimes travel
in the same manner, and give sailors
the opportunity of drawing the long
wU 'vyntqf ri iStL/i-O
UMPIMUW KNW aad Down-Hearted—
Overhauling tbe Archive* for Documents
Mot Deairable for tbe New Ministry to
See—Speculation* as to the Probable Per
sonnel of the New Government—The Vati
can and the Jeanlta In France -Miscel
laneous old World Newa,
April 4.—Lord Beaconafield and
other prominent officers of the government re
turned to London yesterday, and naturally are
very moob dejected over tbe defeat they have
unstained in all parts of tbe kingdom. It is
reported that Beaconafield will resign before
tbe opening of parliament. He is very down
hearted at the unexpected turn of affairs, and
refuses to see anybody except bis most intimate
personal friends. Minor officials of tbe KOV
ernment, acting nnder the direction of Bea
conafield and tbe other leaders now here, are
to-day overhauling the records of the various
departments, and a vigorous search is in pro
gress for Buch political documents as it is un
desirable the incoming miniitry should see er
LONDON, April 4.—The Observer of this morn
ing says: We understand there will be no de
cision whether tbe government shall resign at
once or await an adverse vote ff the liberal
majority is ascertained. After the resnlt of
tbe polling on Friday became known a special
messenger was sent to Baden Baden with dis
patches for the queen. We have reason to be
lieve thfct Gladstone disapproves of the ar
rangement suggested in various quarters that
be acoeptasobordinate offioe in the new admin
istration. He still adheres to his in
tenion of not resuming office, but will
cordially support the recognized liberal leaders,
Earl Granville and the Marquis of Hartington.
The reports current about the composition of
the new ministry are obviously premature, as
there has been no consultation between the
liberal leaders on the subject: We mention
the following reasons as possessing a certain
amount of probability, although relying as yet
on no basis of ascertained fact. It is said the
Earl of Derby will be offered the foreign office.
It he refuses, as is probable, the office will be
assigned to Lord Kimberley. W. E. Foreter
will be minister of colonies Gospen, chancellor
of the exchequer Lord Card well, secretary of
war Mr. Childers, first lord of the admiralty
Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Sir Charles
Oilke and Mr. Fawcett as representatives of
the advanced section of the party will occupy
seats in the new cabinet. Lord Koseberry it
may also be taken for granted will hold an
important position in tbe liberal administra
Dr. Kenealy, who was defeated at Stoke
upon-Trent on Friday, was at the bottom of
the poll, which stood as follows: W. Woodall,
liberal, 12,130 N. Broadhurst, liberal, 11,394
Robert Heath, conservative, 5,126 Dr. Kenea
ly, 1,091. Heath was returned to the last par
liament by 6.180, and Kenealy by 6,110.
The following candidates were elected yes
terday Michael Arthur Bass, liberal, for Staf
fordshire, re-elected Henry Wiggans, liberal,
for East Staffordshire, succeeding si. C. Allsopn,
conservative, liberal gain Donald Currie, lib
eral, for Perehshire, a liberal gain. In 1868
Drummond Mowry. conservative, was elected
for Perehshire by 2,439 votes, the liberal can
didate, Hon. Algernon F. Gieville, receiving
The Timet, ia a leading article, this norn
mg. nays: We do not hesitate to predict that
when the liberal government comes into pow
er Its policy respecting the external relations
of the empire will be precisely coincident with
the counsels we urged npon tbe BeaconsSeld
Tbe Timet advises the satisfaction of the
claims of Greece for a better government of
Christians in Armenia and other parts of
Asiatic Turkey and the withdrawal from Af
ghanistan as soon as a strong frontier is se
cured and peace restored in CabuL
The liberal net gain is now fifty-six itftftta.
An election meeting was held yesterday near
Ossory, in the oonnty of Oarlow, to support
the candidature of Gray, lord mayor of Dob
lin, who in a speech stated parcels of dyna
mite were found under the platform on whioh
be then stood, to blow up those wishing to vin
dicate tbe rights of Irishmen.
The break in the Anglo American company's
cable of 1873, is at a point thirty-six miles
from tbe landing place on tbe Irish coast in
ninety fathoms of water.
PARTS, April 4.—Le Temps says a note from
the Vatican to the government is on its way
to Paris expressing regret at the measures
against the Jesuits but abstaining from any
formal protest and from anything resembling
encouragement to its religious confraternities
to resist the decree of tbe government.
PABIS, April 4.—The Monitor and Gazette de
France announce that at a meeting of super
visors of unauthorized religious sonfraterna
ties Friday, it was decided neither to compro
mise their status to the government, nor de
mand authorization, bat to stand npon their
common law rights.
LONDON, April 4.—The Timet' Cabul dis
patch says: There is reasonable hope that in
the next few weeks there will be a satisfactory
settlement and a peaceable return of onr
troeps to India.
A Paris dispatch reports a terrible fire oc
curred in Montain Mont, a village of Savoy.
Seventeen inhabitants perished and thirty one
dwellings were destroyed.
A Paris dispatch s*ys operations of the de
crees against unauthorized congregations has
been extended to the colonies. Tbe Jesuits
have establishments in the islands of Bourbon
and Madagascar.
CONSTANTINOPLE, April 4. —There is great ex
citement and delight here at the resnlt of the
elections in Great Britain, esDecially among the
LONDON, April 2.—A dispatch from Vienna
reports the Egyptian troops have been defeated
Somauli at Berlierah. The king of Abys
sinia is marching with a large army against
KLog Men rick of Bhoa.
i Mew York Cltjr Briefly
NfcW" YbRK, April 3.—The infer-coTlegiate
athletic association will have its annual meet
ing at Motte on tbe laat Saturday of May.
Prizes will be given at the close of the game
When the four steam yachts building at
Chester, Philadelphia and Newbury are finished
they will make a race for a purse of $60,000.
A referee has been appointed in the proced
ings instituted by J. Wilton Brooks to declare
void the lecent election of trustees of the
Etfeniny Exprens.
All shipwrights, joiners and other employes
in tbe naval construction department were dis
charged to-day from the navy yard, and tbe
force will be reorganised with a view la fa
creased efficiency.
Relented After Firing Nine Shots.
PHOBIA, 111., April 4.—At midnight last
night almost a tragedy occurred at Parker's
Corner, Beven miles west of Peoria. Thos.
Washburn entered the room of his divorced
wife, fired nine shots at her bed, two from
shot gun and seven from a revolver, wounding
her twice in the breast and head. He then
kicked her bead and face. She begged for
mercy and he Jelented. and attempted to bind
up her wounds and eared for her nntil 5
o'clock this morning, when he took to the
woods. Sheriff Hitchcock is after him and
will have him to-morrow. The woman
California Wwrthi^
8AM FBANCISOO, April 3.—For tbe week past
wet veather baa prevailed through the ft
jipA dweing tha tart twe e* thm days tfafi xvto*
"AiMisiiii Bales*
ported Organization of a FlIlbnstertBff
Orgaals«tloa to Mall from Delaware.
WASHINGTON, April 4.—Discovery of a scheme to
send a filibustering expedition to Cubs from soma
point on tbe coast of the United Btates, was reported
Washington last evening. The story, which
originated in New York, was that Lewes, Del., wss to
be the point of departure, and that tbe Spanish mio-.
ister in this city bad received such definite informa
tion on the subject that he had brought the matter
to the attention of Secretary Evarts, who had taken
measures to prevent the departure of any vessel ott
such au unlawful mission The Spanish minister
when informed of these rumors said that be had for
some time been aware that such an expedition was
fitting out somewhere on the coast ot the United
Btates, but had been unable to discover the port from
which it was to depart. He had no information that
it had been discovered at I-ewes, but the situation eg
that port was so favorable for the preparation auK
escape of a iiibuster that he would not be surprise#
to learn that it had been chosen as the base of opeijv
ations. The latest definite news received at th»
Spanish legation in this city is that benor Garc t^
who has been one of the most prominent and
of the Cuban patriots in this country, had suldec'JI
disappeared. This has led to the supposition
the expedition has either started or is about to i
The Bosh of Emigrants Through Chicago
for the Northwest.
CHICAGO, April 4. —The emigrant travel through
Chicago westward is simply enormous. The railroad
companies are taxed to furnish cars for the tram*
portatlon of this class of passengers. In this tide of
travel all the nationalities of Europe are represented.
Their destinations cover every one of the Western
and NorthweBtarn States, and some of the Tenit j
nes. A majority, however, are ticketed to MJUUH
ba. Those destined to that Irosty frontier are
mostly emigrants from Canada and Nova Hcotia.
Bince the first of the year the movement has been
steady in that direction. Trains of ten and fifteen
coaches have been employed in transpoi ting colo
nies of these settlere after new homes. Thursday
three special trains were employed in bringing emi
grants from Detroit. About l,y(K» of these people
passed thi ough Chicago on that day. They were
mostly bound for Manitoba. Seme are Intending to
settle on the line of the Northern Pacific railroad in
Northern Minnesota aud Dakota. Yesterday the
number of emigrants that arrived via the Michigan
Geiital mm about i,Soo.
Convention of Irish Agitators Collected at
Philadelphia—Scheme for Organising a*
Armed Revolution.
PHILADELPHIA, ApiJ 4.—Hie Irish convention
called to meet here June 3S. Is lflteiy to prove of
some importance. J. O'Donovaa Eossa, the Fenian
leader, aad others of that stamp, »re at the head of
Circulars were sent out to the P^nctP,i_
Last evening the police were called upon, not
particularly to their surprise, to effect "the ar
rest of A. S. Foote, proprietor of Pomeroy's
Democrat, upon the charge of attempting tn
destroy by fire the building occupied by thea
as a printing office. The fact* of the case are IB
follows, as gathered fr.m Mr. Huntsman, who mads
the complaint, and Chief of Police Hatch, who matsp
the arrest: About half-past 6 o'clock last evening
Mr. Huntsman, managing editor of Pomfroy'* iMiAr
ocrat, being in the office later than usual, had
sion to go from hiB apartment to the room formerly
occupied by Mr. Pomeroy as a private apartmenl.
The usual entrance door he found himself unable 16
open, and consequently went round by the batfc
room and water closet. In passing through thle
room he discovered in a corner concealed from view
a cigar box filled with paper and other combustible^
in the middle of which a lighted candle stood
right. Mr. Huntsman is a calm and clear-hes.itm
man, but his knees trembled and his head whirled at
this discovery. No perscn had access to this portion
of the building except himself and Mr. Foote.
There were nc outer windows, and when the candls,
which was timed to reach tbe paper to
three or four hours, had burned low, and
the inevitable conflagration started, there
was no possibility of discovery from outside until the
center of the building was in a blaze, whkb t!l our file
facilities would have failed to extinguish until it had
onsumed the adjacent Opera house with all its vala^
able immovable contents, and perhaps other property
near at hand. Mr Huutsa.au comprehended a1.! this
as he gazed at the unique but moet effectual skiw
match, which had been provided to do this destma.
tive work. He then, without removing or disturbliig
the position of anything, extinguished th- atf«
and sought Postmaster Charles Seymour, t»'*hou:
startling story was told. Mr. Heymou1* at co'«
municated with Chief of Police Hatch, whe u
consultation with these two gentlerreu, deemed 'L it
evidence enough existed In Mr. Huntsman's et*t
ment to warrant the arrest of Mr. Foote on a chat
of arson.
It has been known for ss&ny months in this offl
that Mr. Foote had been charged with forcing tha
name of his faUer-tn-lav as ai endorse
ment upon certaip notes, aggregating
where from thr# to five thousand d.'l!
which had been to pay bills incurred by
firm of Pomeroy ft i'. otc. Some of these notes Mfc.
Vincent is said to have fathered and will have to p^r
if he has not already paid them. But since the a|fe
rest of Mr. Foote new forgeries have beeu dev^K
oped, we are told, until the whole sum of forged pa
per approaches, or may even exceed $10,000. TIM
last forgery of $2,500 is a note barely a month olgy
aud a bank in this city is the victim. It is unde®»
stood that the latest developments are of a oatuj#
that have set Mr. Vincent's face against the prisonet^
and if this is true he will probub'.y have a hard chanW
for freedom.
U i
for when Affidavit is Given.
fall has been heavy and general, several inches
of water having fallen. Tbe crops are assured
no far an can be at this time ascertained. Fo
rious snow storms have occurred in the moun
tain)), and there is great difficulty in keeping
the railroads clear. In the valleys some wash*
outs have occured, bat no serioas damsga
The storm is not yet over.
asking all Irish societies to send delegate*- The ob
ject is to free Ireland from British rule. One of tna
eaders in the mo\ement said to-day, "We initio
throw 100,01)0 nnes into Ireland and put them ii.
the hands of men trained to their use ty army veter
ans. With such a force we can raise the flag of rev
olution so it will have some chance of floating. We
want to raise money, two or three millions. Cnless
we have that much it will be no use. We can pur
rifles and teach loo.tioo men how to use
them. We will get them into Ireland one way and
another, and although the Irish are not a thoroughly
patriotic race, still we count on having half a million.
One man out of every ten will join us. A third of
the Kngllsh army is composed of Irish, and oos half
of this will join as."
A. 8. Poote, One of the ProprMjar* oV i
ta Crosse Democrat, An»iW'"ft
tempting to Burn the Demoe^t ifeilJd!
—Also Charged With Forgeflfc* tta
Faiher-ln-law. -win
[La Crosse Chronicle.]
LaCrosse has been agog to-day, and an excite
ment such as not frequently occurs lp** or acy-
EI**"' MI
8. Foote, junior J^-ieroy k
Foote, editors and proprietors of Pomeroy's Demo
crat, on a charge of attempting to burn the Demo
crat building y placing a box of pap _r oontaming a
lighted candle in such a place that when it burned
down to a certain point the paper would catch firs
ai,d communicate the flames to the building.
The constables have been serving attachments
Foote wherever they could find anything that did
belong to the postmaster, slue the arrest, most
them being for employes to whom waves are due
Baaday Tragedies
ered by
7 wltr
Beak, treasurer ot
Barron county, Wisct.nai
about $2,060 belong:ng''
traced as far as Ean Cla
that he has gone to Caft
he formerly came.
Md., Ap%
mittee of the house of o,
investigate the chaigp
Pearre submitted twog
committee completeljfli
Three others state th®
were abandoned by tW
vestigation of the ot
peachment. The
oommittee discharg
NEW YORK, Attil 8.-^.
tano Edward
offering in Wa
the Breelatti
.umber toleti fron
railway car, flvii I,
ST. Lours, April 4
Ifoffoi & Seargent, i
terday afternoon, tog v
W. 8. Harmony
Leckie & Co. Loss
nearly a quarter of a
than fifty thousand dtj
April 4
the royal artillery gi
Dillmain and Ho'
George's Illan—
friends, tb'

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