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VOL. I. IIILLSBORO. N. C, THURSDAY. AUGUST 11, 1887; NO. 1. GENERAL NEWS. I IB II EST EVENTS ON THIS CON-' TIXENT AN It ACROSS SEAS. tlStett ml Hat Wr alher-nrewelag, flieaaM kwl ui ltallrei4 AeaiSaiue-Tba UeaSiv l.lahialagt etc., eta. A. statue will be erected at Essttn to Idrrr Krupp, tbo great German itcel man ufacturer. - An earthquake shock occurred curly ia tho morning at Evansville, lad. It wu very pronounced and lasted about eight second. " The Pennsylvania Knilroad cannot up iily enough freight cars, especially at Pittsburg, Pa., no great ia the crush of business, " : , There have been five casea of cholera and one dath from cholera at Unit. Ton days' quarantine againat that place haa been established at Gibraltar. At a meeting of tho board of trustee of tho New York 8oldier' and Sailora' Home at Bath, X. Y., Treasurer Hobie was ousted. Ilia account were 190,000 short, which friends made good. All the Swiss commanders have been older! to pay the strictest attention to the effectiveness of the troop?, In order to ensure a proper working of the army in the event of an outbreak of war in Europe. The Sengerfcst committee, at Colum lms, Ohio, has t cvclopvd tbo fact, that the loss on the lat ewn;eift-st will bo slightly iu cccstof $50, two. Guarantee uuscribers will be called upon to make up tbo deficit. . The bill to allow the construction of a tunnel under thu English Channel con necting England with France was reintro duced iu the House of Commons by Sir Edward Watkin, was defeated by a vote of 15S to 107. Crown Prince Frederick William un derwent another operation by Mr. Mc Keosiefor the growth in his throat, at JioDdon, England. The resdi of the operation was so good that tle prince re turned to Cowes. His general health is excellent. During the naval manoeuven in the British Channel, the Nordcnfeldt Run on board the Curlew burst, seriously injur ing severely several seamen. One of the guns on the Black Prince, one of the great iron-clads, alto burst, injurin, three men. A beer kettle exploded in Ruhr's brew ery, at Greenbay, Wis., scalding 1 men, f of whom died during the night The rauseof the explosion is unknown. Tha kettle held 70 herrela of boiling water, which poured over the unfortunate men, literally cooking their flesh. During the festivities at a picnic of the lod carriers' union at Arsenal park, ia t'ittburg, Pa., a gasoline lamp us peiidcd from the ceiling of the dining ball exploded, scattering tla burning fluid over a number of people, many of whom were scriowly injured. Mrs. Fannie lla'ne was gored and tram tiled to death by a mad bull at Tuscola, III., while attempting to drive the brute out f the front yard. She fought the atdmal as long as her strength held mt, but as no one came to her assistance she wa killed before the eyes of 1m. r little children. , There art now seven Canadian cru inert n the mackerel grounds in Nova Scotia, kinking after the American fishermen. The mackerel are very plentiful in shore, and Americans very daring, but with the preoenr of ao many cruisers on the look Hjt.oportunity for them to get Canadian C4i are not many. News from Aitakan, Minn., ia to the effect, that a squaw tinned ia jail there for threatening to kill a white woman haa been released, aa the authorities were in awe of the Indians, who had assembled iu large numbers. Couriers have arrived at Aitakan from Willow river, bearing the intelligence that the Indians are kill ing Mock belonging to the settlers. Three children of Martin Dapp, a German shoemaker of ilarriburg. Pa., were nionrd by eating aoago which tlieir lather hal purchased in the market. "The youngest child, John, died la two hours, and the others were aaved with great difficulty. The father, who took some of the meat to his hop for lunch, noticed the queer taste and did not eat it Prince Krow Luang Devawougai Varo prakaw, half brother of the king of 'Warn, and suita have arrived in New Vork. The party consist of besides the 1'iiiife, his cousins, Princes Kiliya Bold, Pianii and Clure; the new Same. Min ister, Count Phra Dsun llakaa, acvmU aids, three tutors, Net Chit, a student and aa interpreter. The prince ia about St yean old, and speaks English nadily. Billy Moloney, the man who act"d aa Jaka Sharp's tool in bribing the New York aldermen, while out in his yacht with a party of friends at Montreal, Cansda, saw two men struggling in the water hint above Lachlne rapid. Their boat had capsized on account of the strong current, and they were In urcflt dinger. Moloney headed hi yacht for them and succeeded in getting them aboard and landing them at Leehine. While worship was progressing at Kt. John's Catholic Church, at fc ran ton, Pa., Mrs. flteele, wboaa home was near by, rushed from the dwelling with her cloth ing In flames, and somebody In the con gregation awing her, shouted, "rVe the Oman on fire." At the mention rf "fire' tit congregation was ia an uproar. A wild rush for the doors ensued, and many a-ople were trampled upon and severely lurt, Mrs. HteeU died soon after in great agony. Delegate to the seventeenth general cotivenlion of the Catholic Total Almti aence Union of America at Philadelphia, Pa., bctore entering upon business which drew thvin together from all pnrts of the country to that city, proceeded in a body lit me cat ii carat to engage in tbo solemn services of high mass. The delegates numWod about lpur hundred, and among them wcro many priests who are Active members of tho Total Abstinence societies. CONFLAGRATIONS. Tbt Fire Flrad la Ilia IHerr la this Swtt. Irla Weaihrr. . A Are broke out in the extensive rackery bakery of James D. Mason & Sons, on Pratt street, J?ar Light, - Bnlti more, 3rd.; hich. wu entirely destroyed, with all its contents ai d machinery. It extended on the rigl't to a double build ing occupied by Henderson, Laws & Co., cracker, cake and candy factory, which was also destroyed. William Schulte, foreman of engine No. 12, was burled beneath tho ruins and killed. Chief Engineer Hcnnick', of the fire depart ment, was soriow-ly injured and his death ia feared. Flames continued to prcad to the right to the stove ware house of Liebrandt, McDowell & Co., which was destioyed, and to the agricul t iml warehouse of . Whitman & Sons, the npper part of which was burned out. A fire waa discovered in the upper win dows of the New Era flouring mills sit uated on Chestnut street, Nashville, Teun. The heat was so intense that dwelling housea on the other aide of Chestnut street were smoking, and the engine at the nearest plug had to be re. moved to prevent ita being damaged. It took jiersiacDt and well directed work to saver tho Naijiiville Canning Company's works on one side, and the New Era mills warehouse on the other. The oil mills seemed in danger at one time, and one hundred and fifty care on the Louis ville and Nashville Railroad tide tracks would have been burned bad not the yard master moved them with remarkable ra piditi'. The mills cost atout $00,000, but the property waa not considered worth that amount of money. The building, machinery and stock were insured for 132,000 in small amounts In a score of companies. The fire ia supposed to have originated from a hot box. The sixth attempt to burn out the New York Zeitung waa frustrated. The fire started on the third floor in some old files of the Demokrat. None but employes are allowed in that part of the building, and the ownera of the paper are at a loss to know how the blaze came about. The wstehman bad found everything right only fifteen minutes before the alarm. The flumes were quickly extinguished. At Tampa, Fhu, a serious fire took iilace, destroying all buildings on two locks except three. Thirty-five limine firms were burned out, with an aggregate loss of 175.000 and only $ 1.800 insu rance, owing to high rates. The fire oc cm red on the blocks surrounded by La Fa) cite, Jackson, Tampa and Monroe tretts. The origin of the fire is un known. .The Calumet and Ilecla copper mine ia on fire at the sixteenth level near Calumet, Mich. Immense volumes of smoke are issuing from No. 8 shaft. In the Ilecla branch of the mine, miners have cone down to shut off the fire from black holes in a portion of the mines. A fire damaged the extensive saddlery haidware manufactory of tho Frazer & Jones company at Syracuse, N. Y., $100, V00, which is covered by an insurance of about 1150.000. The tow a of Winns boro, 8. 1'., recently disturbed by the frequency of fires, apparently incendiary, ia now much excite! over the burning of the residence of It E, Ellison, a promi nent citizen of the town. The house and contents were entirely connimcd, the inmates escaping with their lives. The fire was plainly incendiary. ' NKWM MOM til I MA. Over 1,000 telegraph poles belonging to the Munarann.Mintsag district and the Kweichew Lane line, in China, have hern pulled down by the people, who ay the telegraph is a diabolical Linran artifice. Eighty-eight cnwiiis were aummarily ex ecuted near Miangltai for belonging t'i secret societies. I he moat harrowing accounts are Klven of floods at ihti Clm Fu, op the Went how river. Over 1.0UO persona were swept away, and the do struction to the growing crops ia im mense. 8. 8. PopofT, Chinese secretary to the Ituasian legation to Pekin, haa jut published a pamphlet on the Cbmee population, in which he states it to Im 882,000,000 agatant 433,000,000 in the year 1M2. A plague of sudden death U ranging at Nanking, The people are dying ia every quurtcr, and there are many instances of vtry sudden deaths, Tba people are appitently well ia the morning and dead in the afternoon. pKxocM-g Tim neaaiBK. A litrga meeting of white and colored citixena wa held in North Rusaell street Methodist Episcopal Church, in Boston, Mnaa,, to protest against the enactment of the bill recently parsed by the Georgia House of . Itcpresentativea, prohibiting the mingling of white and black pupils In the schools. Addresses were made oy the (lev. Or. Woodworthy, trute of At lanta University, againat which It is said the bill ia jiriuclpally aimed, and E. C. ( arrignn, of the rtlate Imrl of Educa tion. Iteaolutions were adopted declar ing the bill unconstitutional, and likely to call down tba iii'linent of Heaven iikib the heads of the people of (Sergia. THa kLM'TIO.XO. 'Appearamxa indicate that Gen. Buck ner has been elected Governor of Ken lucky by a reduced majority. The exciting campaign in Texas as lo hether the state should go "wot" or "dry," has endod In a large majority ag:int prohibition. Th feeling on both d s haa been quite bitter, even dividing families. NATIONAL CAPITAL DOTS, WHAT IS VOING AT TUB WHITE HOUSE ASH HEPAKTSIEXTS. Prraldenl Cleveland By Kreelvtaa; lavW imlians-liitsrslala Vamailsslaa v eruiaiut Adair Waiaa Wall. ; 1 SAW TO UK JtKPUKSENTKD. ' The rSocrctary of the Navy haa issued iijitructions tbHt tho United States nUttiner Miihigun shall be at Detroit on the 14th and l5ihof rk'ptember to take part in the ceremonies of the reunion of tho Army of tho Tennessee, and at Chi cago from the let to the 9,0th of October for the military encampment. v . WATKKWOUKS DKKALCATIO!.', At a meeting of citizens resolutions were adoptod atkitig the President to re move tho District Commissioners for re filling to m ike pub ic, information about the admitted defalcation in tho water department, and for wring public funds fur private purposes. Tlie committee of one hundred of the District also adopted resolutions calling on the President to investigate the reported water depart ment defalcation, and to remove the engineer officers in charge of the water works. , . TU ATLANTA ALL BlOttf. The report of the board of naval offi cers appointed to examine the warship Ati;ta and to ascertaiu the damage sus tained during the recent target practice, was received by the Secretory-'of the Navy.- It is too technical for a newspa per article for many readers, but Secre tary Whitney says that the defects re ported and the damages sustained by the ship are tuflinj, as compared to those rumored to have been discovered, and that they are such as can be easily and speedily remedied. , TUB FKKSIOEHT'B TISTTIKO. It is probable that President Cleveland will leave the capital during the last days of September and go directly to St. Louis, and from there to Kan das City, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chi cago, Naahvjlle and Atlanta, The St. Louis and Atlanta dates being fixed, it will not be practicable to deviate much from this programme. The journey will be made by the ordinary route of travel between the cities named, and the dinpo aition of tho President ill bs to see as much of the country and the people on his route aa will be eonnUtent with lim ited time and positive engagements. .. LEAP TOBACCO PECIMOIf. An-istnnt Secretary Maynara gave a decixion in regard to the classification of leaf tobacco which will be of interest to the tobacco trade. The question aroie on a decixion of the collector at El Paso, Texas, aaartsinp duty at the rate of 73 cent fr pound on certain leaf tobacco imported frra Mexico, of which 59 out of every 100 leaves were of the requisite ie and fineness for ue as wrappers and 100 of which leaves weighed leas than a pound. Mr. Maynard decided that the tax referred to leaf tobacco, and not to ImIcs, bundles or packages, and that, therefore, every leaf ahould be rated. He, therefore, decides thst 69 per cent of tho invoice was dutiable at 73 cents per pound and 41 per cent at 85 cents tier pound. The collector at El Paso is instructed to rcliquldate the entry ac cordingly and to refund, the excess of duty.' I PROVISO SOUTH ICRS RIVERS. CoL A. Gilmore, United States en gineers, in hi annual rriort says of the work of Improving the entrance to CharWon, M. C, harbor, that the ap- propn.ttions have lieen Inadequate to an absurd tlegree, for the sttcceaful prosecu tion of oeration having In view the completion of the project within the present century, lie recommends an appropriation for the next year of 730, 0 0. lie aks for 110,000 for Wappoo Cut, a V., 110,000 for Ixliato river, 8 C, and $S,0-MI for Halkihatchie river, a C. Ibiaskafor $78,000 for next year's expenditures in Savannah barltor. Of the' rojected eimprovenv nta of Savan nah river between Augusta and Savan nah, the original estimaieof $91,000 will have to be iw rraaed to $176,000. " This is owing to meagre appropntions in the paat. lie Is confident that if the pros pect I now carried out, a channel of five fcrt depth at low water will be secured. He asks $21,000 for next year. Hn esti mates that $4,633 ran be pn.fiialily rx- (ended next year at Homney Marsh, Ga. $ 3,000 in Althamaha river, Ga. $ $73,000 in Brunswick harbor, Ga., and $AOO,000 on entrance to Cumlierland Bound, Fla. Capt. W. M. Black, United States en gineer, sutanits the following estimates for expenditures during the next fiscal year: Uppef St. Johns river, Fla., $I0, 000; Key West, Fla., $:M),000; Caloosa hatckie river, Fla., $j:!,0u0: Manatee river, Fla., $13,000; Tamia B-y, Fla., $73,000; Wilhlscoochea river, Fla., $20, 000; Cedar Ker, Fla., $13,000; Suws net river, Fla., $20,000. Mrs. Clsvelsnd has gone to Mnrion, Mass., where she Is the guest of ths fam lly of Gen. A. W. Grecly. fl la Mtlmnteil that the reduction hi the public debt during the month of July will amount to .,vuu,uw. The President has virtually derided lo mke short stops at Columbus and In dianapolis on hi way to St. Lends In Oc tolier. , A delegation of citiwna, of Memphis, T. nn . Iiriuled bv Senator Harris, ar rived in the t iiy to nrge the Piesidcnt t" iait Mptm.hi durlnit his western trln this fall. Prince Devawonirae, of S;am, and h; nrty, twenty two in an, inciuning nve of the children of the king of tiim have arrived. Tiiey have been and will coutinuo to bo subjects' or much official attention. - Tho Stale Department is informed of tho ilcnth of Vice-Consul- General John T. Miller at Kio Janiero. Consul M. C. Call, ut Suntos, has been directed to take charge of tho consul-general's office at Itio, tho consul-general being absent on leave. , SOUTHERN BRIEFS. DEFENDING THE FLAG. The Way la WMrh aa Irlshaiaa la Nsw Vurk 8hweSU fatrlaiUM. ' At 12 o'clock, noonTyn attempt was i ii lo to burn the BrirJwh fteamshin liul'cn, while she was lyinjit her dock at the foot of Houston street, vkw York. There were S00 people on board the steamer, and she was loaded with Wargo' worth half a million dollars. TLcc were getting toe vessel ready tostai when suddenly a bottle of phosphorus was thrown from the river on to the steamer, and instantly after the deck was enveloped in flames, the lira was quick ly subdued, but not until it had burned a hole in the deck twenty feet long and ten feet wide. A man on the pier volun teered the information that he had seen a man throw the bottle on tho steamer. He poinfcd out the man, who wu rapidly rowing over tho river. George L. An drews and Detective Vail, of the Nation al line, boarded a steam tug and followed the man. He was caught and taken to court, where he described himself as Thomas J. Mooney, 87 years old, of 307 Warren street, Brooklyo. Andrews charged him with having attempted to burn the steamship Queen. Capt Ncland, of the barge Echo, said that he saw Mooney in the row boat with three bot tles wrapped up in paper. The captain asked what was in the bottles, and was told that it waa whiskey for the officers of the Queen. When the prisoner was searched there was found on him a Smith ft Weston revolver, dagger, new, and a number of clippings from newspapers re lative to the fishery question in Canada. There wu also found upon him a West ern Union Telegraph blank, upon which was written the Welch song, 'Mcn of Harlech, march to Battle." Mooney said tbst he wu born in County Clare, Ire land, and had been in this country fifteen years. At one time he wu in the cloth ing business in Sixteenth street. - When asked why he tried to ret the ship on fire he said: "The fact of the matter is! neither admit nor deny anything till 1 have legal advice. 1 should like to know if it ia lawful to haul down the American rlg In Canada, why it is not lawful to naul down tbe LnglUn nag in America. " CONVENSATION . OP THE BUS! JUrPEXISGS OP A WEEK: . Qm4 Craaa AsaareaVHaelal, Rellilaas an4 Traiperaaea CSatharlaas-Hallra' IHwi , liaaie-Caantry lieaerallr Ilealiny. : ' The Montgomery, Ala., Street Cai drivers struck for $14 a week and tuolvo hours a day to cons til uto a day's . work. Tho First BiptiRt church at Osykn, Bliss., wu struck by lightning, tearing the whole of the north side of the steeple to pieces. The Board of Health of Atlanta, Ga , intend to close up all the wells of thu city, u it is .found the water is impure from sewage. Maxwell, the condemned Bt. Louis inurduicr,will not be executed at present, as his case hM been annealed to the In i ted States Court man named Ferguson wu killed on the L'vt Tennessee Ilailroad near Bras well, G.f while attempting to jump on a train, vrbJJe in motion. A flue of ammonia chamber of the Central City k forks blew out at Ma con, Ga., creating great deal of conster nation among the Njploye. W. J. Whaley, a clkfor Grant, Mun dny & Co., contractors.oav&nnab, Ga.. has been arrested charged with raising a check from $134 to $4,03i..;; 1 , Charles It. Jones, propt ictoiy of the Daily Observer at Charlotte, N. CVwde ao uaignment fur the benefit of hia cred itors. He places his liabilities at $9.&&. Ifsanirisi wmhuAimA f mm Hf nnttstsiVi aHin v4 "- svvvt ' wa nuMi uuiuviiwdi m wmj XAETB&TTAXZ SHOCKS. RAIN! WIND! FIRE! HEAT! ALL COMBINED, MAKE THE LIFE , OP MORTALS UNHAPPY. Ths HeparU Which the Wires flash atlha rheaaaieaal Weallior All Over ' laa Caauiry. - ' . A heavy storm in tho mountains has' caused a big rive in the upper Tennessee" ; itiver. Thousands of logs lying in tho river have escaped. The steamer Citico, a mail boat plying between Kingston aud -Loudon, was caught by a raft at Saine'e llluff, near Loudouj and dashed against, tho bluff with such force u to burst thn cylinder hoad and tear away tho smoke stack and pilot houws. Capt, William , Allison and - officer Dearmond were thrown into the river. Dearmond has , been badly scalded by the escaping steam."' '.--j-'-'' . ".'- -'V..;-"'-.-'-::-'-' The Armstrong Furniture company's -lumberyards and works at Evansvilio, lud., were discovered on fire and were destroyed, together with several million feet of lumber and a number of cars. The loss is over $300,000. The water supply became exhutiated and the fire bad little opposition. Ten cars of wheat, flour and grain were totally destroyed -and several empty cars, and one section of the Peoria, Decatur & Evansvilio Iluilroad round house. , A severe wind, rain and hail storm, swept over Louisville, Ky. It rained in torrents, and largo hail-stones fell, cov ering tho streets. The storm on the river 'did considerable damage and life saving crews and harbor boats wcro kept very busy. - - A terrific rain storm swept across county, in the southeastern conur of pallobusha county, Miss., leveling Dotn Kentucky, state that a not occurred dur- tduon and corn to Uie ground, xoung I .i . I .. I.. . a ! f I .- a .1... .l Illlaats aaS Alabaaia Cat a " at Hhakiaa l- Nashville wu visited by an earthquake shock which luted six seconds end passed from south to north. Fourteen vibrations were felt and the rumbling noise wu distinctly heard. Houws ia all parts of the citv were perceptibly shaken and hundreds of people were awakened from their steep ana rusnea into the streets. , Tho plastering in the signal office wu cracked and articles in the room were misplaced. Aa earth qtuka shock was felt at Clarksvlllc, Tena. Tba direction seemed from southwest to northeast and the duration wu forty or sixty seconds. There seemed to be only one shock and a suc cession of waves. It wu the severest ever felt there and created much alarm; from soma buildings tho ladies ran creaming Into the streets and many others vacated their houses for the time being. Tba shocks were felt at Colum bia, Murfrecsboro, Franklin, Gallatin, Tnllaboma, and other places in Tennea sas. A slight earthquake shock wu felt st St Louis, Mo. It woke up the occu pants of houses, but no damage is re ported. Ths movement wu from south to north, and the vibrations lasted from firs to eight seconds. News from Jack sonville, Centralis and Juncslioto, 111., indicate that the early earthquake shock noted at Nshville, Tena., bt. Louis and vansville, lad., were general through out southern and central Illinois, At Jacksonville ths vibrations seemed to b from the east to the west, but at Joma bom from the northwest to south. A rumbling noise wu heard, and the shocks were of sufficient force to eauM Dictum frames ti fill from ths walls. Tha time was 12.40 a. tu. A severe shock of. tartbuuake was Ml at Cairo, 111, la tho morning st II;HO, producing nsusea with several per sons. A distinct earthquake shock wu felt in llunuville, Ala., amuting sleepers by tho wi and motion. Tit vibration was from south to north, nmi wu followed by a ptotratted tremor, having a duration of about twelvs c oods. . . KtwT UAVat stM'OUMTION. An invitation hu lieen lucd to all German-American Catholics to meet at Chicago, rlcptembcr fills. National lath olio conventions are an old custom la Germany, but the one held next rVrtember will bs ths fiist one In the United States. Tho objiict of ths eoavsoiMm win be, It is said, toe ronid ration of difTcrencea exi t nir between German and Irih Catholics, it has often been tha complaint of Ocrtimu Catholics in this country thst they arc neglected ot v. intentionslly illghled by the highest dignitaries of the church. Complaint Has neea made at Jloma and the iiropa iranda has recetitlv dec). led that German IStbolicsln ths United Hii.ttS must be treated u equal to the Irih, Tint objit-t of ths convention is to (lcinontrnte tha strength tf German Catholic and tikx steps to sectirs recognition. It is claimed thst there are aim it 2,00(t,0u0 Gcrnim Catholics In the United f intra. ing the election in which six men were kiUed. - Hon. E. W. Itobertson died at Baton Rouge, La., aged aixty-four. He served three terms in Congress and vu elected in November lut a member of the SOth Congress. . The Chattanooga, Borne & Columbus Railroad have located its lino and work will bo beguo on the road within the next ten days. Tbe line will be If 3 miles long and will pass through a rich country, The capital will be furnished by New York and London bankers. The chokinir of the treat sewer on Loyd street, Atlanta, Ga., has puzzled tbe city sutbor.tiee for several yeais sua it has just come to light, that tbe gas company had tapped tbe sewer in several p'ace and rua their pipes Uirotign it, to save them from digging up the street. AH the women and children have left Mon head City, Bowan county.Ky., and there ia ao one there except those who intend to engrge in the fight, it one take takes place. The Tolliver gang are armed with Winchesters, and tho Loganitcs would have little show of holding out sgainat them.. Joseph II. Kainer, ones a prominent colored man in South Carolina, hu jut died at Columbia. He figured extensively in politics, bia superior intelligence and good stock of information giving him Jirestlge among his party followers, lit" ore and during tbe War he wu the bar ber at tha Mills' bouse ia Charleston. At a depth of 000 feet, a small flow of gubu been struck at the Logan welt, six miles from Chattanoogs, Tenn. Tho gu wu lighted and blazed up five feet high, and tho flow ia continuous. There U considerable excitement, and a stock company with a capital of $30,000 has liern organized to sink five more wells. The son of John Player, of Kershaw county, a C. sued 6 years, accidentally shot hia little brother, aged 8, inflicting a severe ana pernaps serious wuumi, a ;un hal been loaded without tho know edge of ths father, and while the etder boy wu playing with it, it went off with the result ataU-d. By the btcftk'ng of a brake beim on a frciht car on the Ueorgta I'aciuc ilail road, neat a elation called Henry Ellen, several rare were derailed while on the Cahawba mountains. The cars went down the mountain aide and were knocked about ImmIIv. Conductor. Dooley and Hrakeman Tucker of Atlanta were badly hurt. Dr. W. II. Saunders, tho physician ap pointed to make examinations of locomo- a a.a.sa a live engineers ana otner raiiroaa cm ploje, under tho hew law which went Into effect recant I y, abandoned his work st f Irvenaon, Ala. He was arrested nu a writ of mandamus, which requires him to complete bis test as to color blindness. Ilia reason for almndnning his work is said to b trouble with railroad men, SO,- 000 in number, who dndiko the new law, Gen Bamucl Jonrs, of the judge sdvo- cate trem-rals wince, died at Bedford tprina, Pa. Gen. Jones was born in Vir ginia in m.u, ana was cniincqucniiy mv tv-acven veirs f aire. He wu appoint rd i adt sr. the Military Academy at We t P int. and after cr-idualion en trrwl tht armv. where ho Hrvl with credit in the Mexican war. Ho emtio lied in the service until tho Waking out of tho War, alien be resigned to enter tho Confederacy, A CEASY MOTIIKH. ' It W tV t t.t. .r f i.inabltnr X V tlk I a,. mmmW ol.ildntn. If'ft fllT Glen's Falls. Tha train stopped at Fort VP ,1 .a. awl atl flLrtfltrtf rilnr faPflirrril tf 1 W BI U Bsia srjiivisi'sj cite tho lady, and alio attempted to jump f mm ina row n io inn nianuim. nun threw one of tho chihlrcn first and then sprang after it with the other child. Wio !! m.tnp llii, rara and was killed. Willi the child she hsd in her arms. The oihnr child was hauled nut from under tho mov tog cars just ahead of the wheels. Always Toitton A (h-mmo Imnd- muter. corn ia almost totally destroyed. m Vi. .1 a f . r - 1 : - AUC vesiie ai Jioum jihuibou, uu iuk ' Air-Line railroad, 110 miles from Atlan ta. Ga.. was washed out and the passen ger trains were badly delayed. " A l'lUauurg )spatcu says mnt a nre occurred by which Jho glasa manufactui- ' Ing firms of McKey $ Co. snd King, Sou it Co. sustained heavy io. The local toss is esiunnvcu at iiH,w'j, u u,m McKey & Co. lose $100,000 and King, Son & Co. $13,000. The inHiranoe was about $75,000. N, During a heavy thunderstorm vodo oi the tanks of the Atlantic Oil HetiV(y, . at Point Breeze, near Philadelphia, iX, wu struck by lightning, and 600 barrel), of oil were destroyed. ; ' . v' The month of July goes on record u the hottest ever known in Philadelphia, V. , The highest numlier of deaths from the effects of the heat in sny one day was thirty-three, on the 16th, and there have been but few days when there wu nono . reported, the numbers ranging from three to a doxen. Tbo steamer Umbria, of the Cunard Line, reached her pier in New York in a very dilapidated condition. Her for ward decks were awept clean and her bridges were washed away. While go ing at full speed, in heavy seas, two bugs wsves, said to be about fifty feet nigh, struck ner snd broke over the decs: ahead oT the foremast. The cabins and steerago were flooded and a panic oc curred. The passengers put on life belts and prepared for the worst Tho vessel trembled violently when the masses of water deluged her decks. . Union City, 8. C, reports a singular circumstance of a cloud bunt, described u follows : "Ilis wind, when first noticed, wu from northwest to southesst snd ex- . tended shout a mile wide scross tbe country; blew over the country sbout . two nii.es, then turned exactly in tho oppo-ite direction, southeast to north west, blowing down considerable corn , in opposite diiections snd in the differ- ent localiti.'S through which it pawed, injuring it in some places seriously. 1 no Mine cl jiid came down suddenly while tho ground wudry, tho cotton withered, and tho sun was so hot that the cotton was literally tea'ded, from top to bottom. Tbe oldest inhabitants My they never . - nt.- i. . i . i. anew antvmng line ii, aim uiiic id whole acres that apparently look dead. Jircienting the appearance oi irost navinc alien on iu It is really a curiosity, and ia worth coming from Union to sec. ' What w ill be the outcome of it is uncer tain. The forms snd stalks seem alive, but the leaves sro u crisp as when frost fdlsoo them. Our crop looked unusually A a L.I.m. kt n.1 t i-miI,! tiatrA ln beat for us not to have had tho rain at . ths time it came." . At Halcdon village, two miles north from Psttcrson, N. J., John W. Camp bell, a wealthy milkman, sat in his ele- ' rsr.t parlor, surrounded by his family. They were so much alarmed that they . closed the windows ami punca uown ine curtains. Then cane a cranli more fear ful than all tho others combined. , Mr. Campbell, who weighs 270 pounds, was picked up and thrown bodily through tho French window in front, through sash, curtain and all. Ho landed twenty .a a af. ... . l. It feet on, out on tne jawn. bit. smpir n thinks the bolt came through the root and down tbo chimney, and then .went out of the window along with him, lot , it tore off a corner of the pm.ta in mak ing iUcxiU ' - tat :oTTo?t THomvuvv. Dr. W. L. Jones, of Athens, On, tho Mti.Vnnain wrliir on agricultural sub jects,- says that upland corn was injured y but slightly and on brancn oiioins u waa not materially hurt, but on the rivura and creeks it is disastrously damaged. As to cotton, Dr. Jones mid, he thought all the ' blooms that have appeared since tho rain began will fall off, and u the crop has but aliout two weeks longer to make, he thought that farmers could only safe y count on the fruit already on the sulk. A ihady transaction tha purchasa of an awning.