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J VOL. IY. NO. 5. TELEGRAPHIC. GENERAL NEWS. A Monument r.ir u lleru. Chicago, August 5. It in propos ed; on the 23d of August, to hare a celebration at Ogdcn's Grove, to raiso funds for a monument to John Brown. The following, just received, is apropos: Saratoga, Cal., July 2?th To Mr. W.J. W. Washington Dear Sir: Your'letter to my mother oxtonding an invitation to attend the monu mental celebration on the 23d of August vas received yesterday. I hasten to reply. Sho is happy to ac cept an invitation to visit tho East once more. It has long been her great dsslre, so please accept her heartfelt gratitude and that of her children. (Signed) Sarah Brown. Gen. Logan, Congressmen Aldrich of this city, Cox of New York, and Doolittlo of Wisconsin, and Fred Douglass will also be prosent. Tho intention is tohold n similar colobra tion in all "the -jreat cities in tho United States, For-'which purpose an association is to be fornio 1 in every State, the general headquarters of which will be in this city, tho chairman of tho committee on reor ganization in Illinois boing Dr. W. J. W. Washington of this city. Yellow Jack. Laredo, Tox., August 5. Tho prevailing fever at Matamoras is re ported increasing. Seven deaths occurred to-day. Total number of cases reported, between 300 and 400. The disease prevails among tho high er classes as well as among tho lower. Many of the stores are open only part of the day now. It is roported in all, twenty cases of yellow fover in Brownsville, are doing woll. Tho Mayor of Larodo is to take active measures to-morrow toward a strict quarantine against fever places, and an attempt will be made to induco Nuevo Laredo to do the same, that connection between tho two places may not be interrupted. Tho Texas and Mexican railway officials say if the fever gets to Corpus Christie, they will stop running all trains. Citizons have held meetings and tele graphed the Governor, protesting against the contemplated removal of the troops from Brownsville to their old post at that placo. The tJreat Kxnosltlon. Denver, August 5. Thero was a goo'd attendance at the National Mining Exposition to-day, visitors ueing for tho most part from differ ent points in Colorado. Some East ern people are arriving, but tho great crowd from that direction is not ex pected for a week or. two. "Disorder incident to the first week of all ex positions is being rapidly removed, und all exhibits will be in place in a few davs. A Fierce Itntu Sturm. Columbus, 0., August 5. Corn ing, Perry county, was overwhelmed by a waterspout yesterday. Business and dwelling houses were swept away. People were rescued with great difficulty. Miles of railroad track wero washed away, and loaded coal cars vere carried off in tho flood. The wires are prostrated. Tho loss to citizens is a hundred thousand dollars. Much damage reported from other places. A Horrible Deed. Granada, Miss., August 5. Capt. Thomas Kirkman, a wealthy planter, went last night into the quarters of a colored woman with whom he had been iutimate some years, and brained Jier and her four children with an axe. He then took a do&o of mor phine. He is Mill alive, but there is in hope of his recovery. It is said he is the father of three of tho 'child ren. llallroud Accident. On. City, Pa., August 5. A large train of freight cars of tho Cranberry Coal Railway, coming from the mines, in descending a decline, tho brake men lost control of the train and it dashed along at a ternfio rate and jumped the track, .killing six miners and wounding fifteen others. Tho track was .torn up and ties scattered for about two milos. .Murdered. Ottawa, 111., August 5. A pri vate dispatch from Peoria announces that W. D. Neff and wife, who had started an orange grove, 140 miles from Jacksonville, i loriua, wero robbers burned murdered, and the tho bodies. The KlenientM. Denver, Col., August 5. Des tructive storms have been raging tor the past two days in several sections of tho State, causing floods, land slides, and consequently loss of life and great damago to property. Firemen Injured. Lowell, Mass., August T. Tho central bridge across tho Merrimao was burned this morning. Loss, $34,000. While working on tho fire four firemen wero precipitated into the river and seriously injured. Kurt of a War. Little Rock, Ark., August A. Tho war between tho Creek Indians is ended for tho present, and both parties have been disarmed and dis banded. .More Yellow Jack. 13row.ssvii.lk, Tex., August 5. A Mexican druggist died last night of yellow fever. Thero are several njw cases. A ltix HI arc Lemooee, Cal., August fi. At 10:15 last night, a lire was discov ered in tho store of Mock & Darheim, which spread to the Park House, Masonio Hall and City Hall; thence across Fox streot to Ingram's stable, and Ieinling's stable and smoke house; thence across D street to Sohleekheiser's saloon and hall and dwelling, to Southard's house and Mooney's gunsmith shop. Losses, as far as ascertained, are as fol lows: Mack & Bernhoim loit $25,000; pork house, $2,000'; Masonio hall, $4,500; Citv hotel. $19,000; Mr. Ingrains, $3,000; Heinlen's, $1,000; Sohlickhuser, $5,000; Mooney's, $500; Masonio regalia, $G0O; A. O. U. W., $100; I. O. O., $000; Eastern Star, $200; CHosen Friends, $100; Sohwartz & Brownstone, $100. Other jossos from moving goods and furni ture not ascertained. Quite a quan tity of clothing, etc., wero stolon after being removed from stores and dwellings. An Kutcrnri8ls Faintly. Chicago, Augusts. The Reading faniil', consisting of mother and two daughters and three .adopted girls, all of tender years, who wero recent ly arrested for shop-lifting, havo turned out to bo tho nucleus of a very bad crowd, who, through their conlcssios, havo been unearthed, and appear to havo stolen extensively from all over the city. Mr?. Reading is a depraved specimen of femalo Fagin, who was rapidly becoming rich from tho pilfering of her brood. Theatrical Manager Clinched. Milwaukee, August 5. August Blondawski, theatrical manager, re cently arrested here for forgery, pleaded guilty in tho criminal court this morning and was sentenced to thiee yeais imprisonment in the hoiwo of correction. Yellow Jack. Lakkdo, Texas, August 5. Sever al new cases of yellow fever wero repotted yesterday. How tho Money tJoes. Chicago, August 7. A Tribuno Washington special, says: Two years ago tho total appropriations for tho goneral government wero one hundred and ninety millions; last year they ran up to $210,G94,388, and this year thoy havo been swelled up to $293,555,489. Tho following is the tablo of appropriations for 1883: Legislative, exeoutivo and judicial, $20,209,209,; sundry civil service, $24,805,850; army,$2G,258,000; navy, as passed the house, $15,351,000; Indians, $,117,000; river and harbor bill, $18,743,985; fortifications, $380 000; military academy, $335,000; postoffico, $44,043,900; pensions, $10 000,000; consular and diplomatic, $1,250,655; miscellaneous; $4,000, 000; deficiencies, $29,000,000, includ ing $19,000,000 for pensions; Dis trfot of Columbia, $1,G90,000. Younir Outlaws. New York, August 7. A Dallas Tex., spocial says: A band of young men who aro well conneoted in Hen derson county, havo for several weeks past, boon committing lawless acts, also plundering stores in the town of Athens. On Friday tho leader was captured and jailed, but that night his companions over powered the jailor and released him, when the party fled to tho country, where thoy ravished a daughter of a respectable planter. Yesterday tho gang were overhauled on Red river by two posses of citizens. Tho lead er of the band named Alexander Cox, was killed, and Joseph Stephens and Bill Brooks, members of the gang, wero captured. Cox was a noted desperado, and it is said ha; killed hslf n dozen or more men. Stahbtxl In the Jlaek. San Francisco, August 3. About 3 o'clock this morning a man named Mojer was found lying on the uidur walk at G32 Paoific street in a dying condition. An examination showed that ho had been stabbed in tho back. Ho was removed to the recoiving hospital but died when on tho way there. Tho murderer is unknown, but is thought to bo a Chinaman. Deceased was 51 years of age. He was an acrobat and trapeze perfor mer and commonly known as Prof. Casper. A JJallroad llrldco Ilrenks Duwn. Chicaoo, August 7. A bridge across the Embarrass river, on the Peoria, Decatur and Evansvillo i ail road, near Greenup yesterday even ing cave way under a freight train, and the engine and eighteen loaded . i .1 i in; -ill cars wjnp uown, Killing unarics Allen, a coppersmith, and seriously injuring M. Conlin engineer; Goo, Farlin, brakeman. The bridge was defective. Yellow Fever Nprcauiiur. Sa.v Antonio, August 0. A spo cial, the latest from Brownsville up to 4 p. in., says nothing has been heard from Matamoras regarding tho fever. Another death occurred in Brownsville last night, and several new oases aro roported, and among them Dr. Happersott, United States post-surgeon-of Fort Brown. Yellow Jack. Galveston, Tex., August 7. Cases of suspicious sickness, on the schooner Henrietta, from Matamoras, in quarantine, developed into yollow fever. One death. , Death of Admiral McDoucull, San Francisco, August ".Rear Admiral David Stockton MoDougal died in this city to-day of Brigbt'a disease of the kidney's. TOMBSTONE. COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, Holler Itui-Ntril tVarrnll I.omh ori.lfc. Caiko, 111.. AugustS. The steam er Geo. Drew blew up and burnt to the water's edge and sunk near Hickmon, Ky. Seventeen wero killed that are known of. Forty seven wero wounded. LATEST PARTICULARS the victims. Hickmon, Ky., August 8. The following is a list of those who havo died of injuries from the steamer explosion so far; BiUy Ingraham, third clerk; Jno. Lyttle, second pantryman; William Travers, bar keeper; Captain Watch, W. Howard, roustabout; Charley Williams, se cond barbor; Manuel Victor, deck passenger. The names of the missing arc not known , as the books were lost. The exact number of killed and wounded is not known, but it is estimated at 24 killed and 48 wounded. STILL LATKI! THE MISSING. The following is a list of the injured: Capt. John T. McCord, slightly scalded; T. S. Gray, pilot; Sol. Prince, first mate; John Long less, second clerk; Williath Ingraham, third clerk; William Travis, bar keeper; Pat. Donnell, cabin watch man; John O'Neal, deck hand; Tom Beck, deck sweeper; Dick Phillips, porter; Jim r.ater, second porter; two pancrymen; two roustabouts, three firemen, ten deck passengers and Mrs. Thompson, cabin passen ger, are severely scalded. D. Dun phon, second mate; P. Dertried, freight clerk; James Marohan, sailor, J. Nichols, barber; Mr. Bridges, W. Thornton, Mr. Blank and Mrs. Blank, slightly scalded. One cabin passeu gor, ono fireman, two coal heavers, eight roustabouts, four cabin boys and Joseph Lawson, first, cook, are missing. Tho boat run to shore and made fast. It took firo and burned to tho water's edge, and then sank. The books are safe, but the baggage was lost. Bill Ingraham, William Travis, Pat. Donnell, P. H. Coleman and John Jay, have since died. THE LATEST ACCOUNT. St. Louis, August 81- -Thero were no additional particulars of tho explo sion of the steamer Gold Dust, near Hickman, Ky., yesterday, received here. The steamer City of Alton is reported to have arrived at Cairo last night with the details and will come through to St. Louis direct. The most complete list of those who died from scajds and other wounds, re ceived by the accident, is as follows: Win. A. Ingraham or Ingram, third clerk, John Lytlo second pantry man, Wm. Travers, barkeeper, peter Win ter, second porter, Jim Jerry, captain of the watch, Walter Howard, roust about, Charles Williams, second bar-, bor, Morrell Victor, deck passanger. The names of the missing are not known as the books were lost. The number may be swelled to twenty or thirtj more. A COHtly Ilhue Gardinek, Me., August 8. The most extensive conflagration that ever visited Gardiner began a little before 7 o'clock last evening, in Messrs. Wood & Brown's plaining mills, on Bridge street. The wind blew tho flames into the saw mill and foundcries., and in a fow minutes tho factories along Bridge street wero in flames. The fire depart ments Irom adjoining towns were sent promptly. The fire made a clean sweep of the east side of Bridge street, then on to High, Mid dle and Springs streets which con tained residences. It Spread up High street to the Methodist church, which was saved. The fire was under control at 10:30. About twenty acres were burned over. All the manufactories lower down were swept away. Between 300 and 400 men are thrown out ot employment, borne sixty dwellings were destroyed. Loss upwards of $200,000. A Democratic. Victory. Montgomery, A'a- August 8. The election for governor, secretary of state, attorney-general, superin tendent of instruction, treasurer, auditor, and members of the general assembly was hold to-day. So far no disturbance is roported. Election very quiet. Democratic success is conceded, very .few Republicans run ning for the legislature. A Murderer Arrested. Laramie, Wyo., August 8. Jos. Paxton, alias Blind Jim, was arrested hero to-day, charged with killing Stpncy, railroad contractor at Flag staff, Ariuona, on July 5th. He is held awaiting the arrival of Arizona officials. A Crooked Olllolal. New York, August 8. Captain Brackett, special agent of the Treas ury Department, sent in a report on tho charges against Appraiser How ard, most of which are sustained. Tim I'.lemeutH. Lancaster. Pa., Augu&t 8. Yesterday's otorn was very destruc tive and caused a heavy Toss in the southern end of the county to bridges, cattle, etc. Kentucky nil Jllsht. Louisville, August 7. A state election was held to-day for judges of the superior court and a clerk. It was carried by tho Democrats. Tveuty-fHe Jood Indians. New Yoek, August 9. A dis patch from Matamoras, Mexico, to day, says; News has just reached hern of the execution of twenty-five Apaohes, who wero captured by Mexican troops and publicly shot at Chihuahua Monday, Thoy met their fate with an expression of the great est contempt in their fcps. Accident on the southern Pacific. Los angelis, Augnst 8. The south bound freight train, due about four this morning, was wrecked eleven miles north of this city. Four teen cars were smashed and six hun dred feet of track torn up. ' Nobody hurt. The San Francisco passenger train, due at 8 a. in. has not yet arrived. The east bound special freight and tho ono coming west ran into each other in San Gorgino pass last night. Tho damage was slight. The regular train was out of time. LATKK. Los Angeles, August 8. Tho damage to the freight train was not so much as reported this morning. The track was badly torn, but only part of tho cars injured wore trucks, a large number of which were en tirely wrecked. Freight on the cars was not injured. A side track was built around tho wreck and tho San Francisco passenger train got in about two p. m. JKuforcins tho Chinese Mill. San Fkancisco, August 8. On tho arrival ot the City of Sydney to day she was not allowed to dock im mediately, as she has a Chinese crow who arc not provided with return certificates, in accordance with the new law. Subsequently the crew were removed to a hulk and the steamer was docked. It is under stood tho mail company will make a test case by procuring a writ of habeas corpus in the United States Circuit Court. A Destructive Htorm. New Youk, August 8, Heavy thunder storm in New York, Con necticut, New Jersey and Pennsyl vania. Many lives were lost, and many buildings destroyed by lightn ing. Great damago is done by rains and sudden floods. An Kdltor Stabbed. Cairo, Auo-ust 8. Geo. W. Tan- nor, a prominout colored politician, this morning fatally stabbed A. T. Leonard, editor of the Gazette. Tanner is in jail. A liotilRvltle Failure. Louisville, August 8. Close & Washington, retail dry goods mer chants assigned to-day. Liabilities, $80,000; assets not known. The firm hope to continue. Death of a Juris. San. Fkancisco, August 8. Judge Delos Lake died this morning of hea'.t disease. WASHINGTON NEWS. Washington, August 4. A court of inquiry has been ordered in the case of Colonel Carr, of the sixth cavalry, in roferanco to accusations growing out of charges of insubor dination, preferred by General Wil cox. The cabinet to-day considered the question of permitting Chinese laborers of Cuba, to pass through the United States. No conclusion reached. Washington, August 5. The President signed the legislative ap. priation bill. The knit goods bill will delay the adjournment indefinitely. The nominations of U. S. Grant and W. H. Trescott as commission ers to negotiate a commercial treaty with Mexico, and John Dillon of Missouri, as secretary of legation of the United States in Mexicp, were sent to the Senate to-day. Washington, August 7. In tho Senate tho following passed: House bill pensioning the widow of General Ramsey, House bill repealing that section of the revised statutes which imposes an export tax on tobacco, the Senate joint resolution allowing per diem employees of the Senate an extra month's pay. In the Star Routo trials the court excluded the report of Brady for the fiscal year 1870, which the defense offered with the objeot of showing that Brady offered Congress measures calculated to protect sub-contractors. Several similar reports were likewise ruled out. A resolution instructing the Secre tary of tho Navy to convene a court of inquiry, to investigate the loss of tho steamer Jcanctte and the death of Lieutenant-Commander DeLong was passed. Tho House joint resolution for a joint select commission upon Ameri can ship building and ship owning interests was passed bv a vote of 40 to 13. The House joint resolution appro priating 800,000 to supply the defi ciency in the appropriation for fees in the United States District Attor ney's offico for the last fiscal year. After somo unimportant testimony in the olar said he was Route cases, Intrersoll through, arid the othor counsel for the defense said they wero, 1 his created much surprise and a recess was taken. Washington, August 8. In the House Robeson tried to get his tax bill through, but only sixty voted on the question, and Ellis and Cox raised tho point of no quorum, and Robeson withdrew tho bill saying he had made an honest endeavor to re duce taxation. A recess was then taken for two hours. In tho Senato the House bill was passed for a railway bridge across tho Mississippi at or near tho mouth of the Upper Iowa river. Plumb offered a concurrent reso lution for adjournment at fi p. in. Morrill objected to the present con sideration of the resolution in order to leave it lie for n day under the rules. ' Cameron, of Pennsylvania, then AUGUST 12, 1882. moved for an executive session, but yielded temporarily to Morrill, who applied to the other side to allow tho tax bill to come up and either be voted open without further debato or a time fixed. ' Tho Senate confirmed the follow ing: Gen. Grant and W. H. Trescott as Commissioners to negotiate a com mercial treaty with Mexico; Colonel Chas. H. Crane, Surgeon General United States Army; W.H.Hoover, ot California, Associate Justice Su preme Court of Arizona. United States Consuls: Thomas J. Barney, at San Luis Potosi, Mexico; F. M. Rice, of Maine, at Aspinwall; Wm. L. Welsh, of Pennsylvania, at Flor ence. In the Senate, Blair, Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor, called up his resolution direc ting an investigation, during recess, into labor strikes. The resolution was adopted, with an amendment offered by George directing an in quiry into tho division between labor and capital in their joint production in me unitea states. Tho Nicaraguan ship canal was made a special order for the second Monday in December. Shortly after a vote was taken on the pending1 mo tion of Cameron, of Pennsylvania, for 'an executive session, Morrill meanwhilo insisting upon the consid eration of the tax bill. The motion prevailed; yeas 31; nays 1. Saulsbury inquired of Morrill if he intended to call up the tax bill, and received an affirmative answer. Shorman said he would never vote to adjourn until the tax bill was voted upon. Black said the tax bill as proposed only meant an attempt to take the bill from the Senate. when it was well known the House had no quorum. Tho amendment was lost; yeas 9, nays 19. The Senate then adjourned until to morrow. Washington, August 7. Secre tary Teller emphatically denies tho report that he advised the passage of tho river and harbor bill over the President's veto. It is generally expected that congress will adjourn to-day. The house will leave be hind a callendar of some sixty pages. There will romain on the senate callendar about 100 seriate bills and joint. resolutions. Washington, August 8. The Senato voted to adjourn sine die at 3 p. m. The Senate bill to transfer tho property of tho soldiers' and sailors' orphans home to the Garfield memo rial hospital passed tho House. The Senate amendment to the House res olution for adjournment was con curred in. The committee of three authorized to wait upon the President and announce that Congress was ready to adjourn were Hiscock, Car penter and Atkins. Secretary Chandler yesterday ca bled the United States minister at St. Petersburg that Congress had made provision for bringing home 'tho remains of Lieutenant Comman der DeLong and companions, and asked that he telegraph Lieutenant Harper at Irkutsk to have sledges built to bring tho -bodies to Oren burg, where metallic cases will be found in waiting. The Houso has adjourned sine die. The Senate voted to adjourn sine die at 3 p. m. Tho vote against ad journment came from Republicans and Democrats, ar.dCmcron (Wis.), Chilcott, Plumb, Sawyer, Davis (111.) voted to adjourn. Anthony and Bayard wero appointed to notify the President that Congress would ad journ at one o'clock. The Senate then went into executive session The hour of final adjournment having arrived, Speaker Keifer ad dressed the House as follows: "This House" is about to terminate its first session. It has been an important ono to the country. With thanks for generous and kind treatment on the part of the Houso and with my best wishes for all its members, re gardless of party, I now, as author-" ized and requireebby the concurrent resolution of the Senato and House of Representates, declarejthis House adjourned without day." Loud ap plause.J After spending about half an hour in hand-shaking and taking leave of each other, the members left the hall, many of them going direct to the depot. In the Senato, Pendleton offered a resolution, which was adopted by a unanimous vote, tendering thanks to David Davis, President of the Sen ate, for his uniformly able, courteous and impartial manner in which he has presided over the deliberations of tho Senate. President Arthur, aooompanied by his son, Secretary Folger and Attor ney General Brewster, arrived at the Capitol at half-past two o'clock and proceeded to tho President's room whero Secretaries Lincoln and Chan dler were already in waiting. The President was kept busy for half an hour or more signing the various bills submitted for his signature All the bills presented the President signed and reported back to Congress before adjourment. As soon as the Senate adjourned many of its members visited the President's room and an informal reception took place and congratulations wero exchanged up on tho termination of tho long ses sion. When tho doors of the Senate were opened this afternoon, Morrill's re quest to pass the tax bill was jeered at by the Democrats. At three tho presiding officer mado a brief speech of thanks and the Senate adjourned sine die, The joint select committee to in quire into the condition and wants of the Amorican merchant mauiic was mado up to-day, It consists, on the part of tho Senate, of Messrs. Miller, of New York, Conger and Vest, and on me part ot the House, Messrs. Page, Chandler, Robeson, Dingley, McLano andj Cox. The committee will hold its first session in Now York about November 15th. FOREIGN. A HATTLE FOUGHT PROBAHLE DE FEAT 01' THE ENGLISH. Alexandria, August 511:30 a. m. Tho object of operations to-dav was a reconnoisance in force, com mencing at 4 o'clock p. m. A steady advanco was made bv the marines. upon the railway line; tho rifles upon the west bank of tho Mahmondich canal and the South Staffordshire regiment and mounted infantry upon tho cast bank. Tho enemy were driven in from all their advanced positions and compelled to bring into action all their troops available in the front. Their principal line of entrenchment at Kafrel Dwor, namelv: about four battalions of infantry, a force of ar tillery, and several of the guns of the latter were completely silenced by tho accurate firing of our forty- pounder. The Egyptian infantry held their ground with considerable steadiness. The marines on tho rail way, who were under the immediate command of General Allison, pushed the enemy back on their second line of entrenchments, towards Kafrel Dwor. The marines were supported by the South Staffordshire regiment and the Rifles. They suffered some what, but behaved with great calm ness and steadiness under heavy fire. The object of the British operations, which was to compel the enemy to display what force and what guns they had in front of the main position, was completely attained, a ijattle progressing. Alexandria, 0:35 p. m., Aug. 5. At five o'clock in the afternoon. tho British troops, with a number of field guns served by sailors, attacked the advance guard of Arabi Pasha near Ramleh, between tho canal and railroad. The engagement, which is of a' serious nature, still continues. This was? ascertained by nightfall when the British were slowly and steadily withdrawn. No accurate return of the killed and woundtd as yet ascertainable. The enemy's loss unknown. A large number were wounded and fell into the hands of the British. Many dead wero seen. A considerable number of the enemy were made prisoners. BULLDOZING THE SULTAN. London, August 7. The govern ment has instructed Lord Dufferin, British embassador at Constantin ople, to present tho ultimatum to the Porte, demanding that the sultan at once declare Arabi Pasha a rebel, and accept tho English proposals for joint action in Egypt. In the event of the Porte failing to comply Lord Dufferin will be recalled and the landing of Turkish troops in Egypt bo opposed by the English. The porte has re quested a delay for the consideration of the demand. A dispatch from Constantinople reports great excite ment there on account of the announcement of the ultimatum. AN UNEASY FEELING. Constaniinople, August 7. An unpleasing fooling has been caused at tho Porto ou account"of the posi tion of English flags on public build ings, when the British occupied Suez. Tho Porte has been assured that the raising of tho flags has no significance. The- flag displayed was that of the consulate and was hoisted in conjunction with the Egyptian flag. This explanation is not considered satisfactory. THE ENGLISH ACCOUNT. Alexandria, August 8. Gen. Allison states that the enemy's loss is between 200 and 300. One officer and fourteen solders were taken prisoners. On being offered the opt ion of returning to the enemy,s camp, they all refused, saying there was great discontent there. The pri soners reckon the rebel force at Kaffar-EI-Dwar at sixteon thousand. destructive fire. Berlin, August 7. A destructive fire occurred in Stovepol and along the Kuma river, in the Caucausis. Crops covering an area of 80 square milometres were burned. THE IRISH POLICE. Duiiun, August 7. According to telegrams to-night from every part of- Ireland the constabulary aro determined to havo their grieviences rotnedied or else they will resign. CROWDING TURKEY. London, August '!. With refer ence to the expected acceptance by tho Porto of the military convention demanded by England, the Post prints an unconfirmed rumor that Lord Dufferin, tho British Ambassa dor at Constantinople, has been ordered, in tho evens of the Porte's non-compliance, to quit Constanti nople. RUSSIA PREPARING. London, August 7. It is rumored at St. Potersburg that Russia is making warlike preparations at Odessa, is view of possible compli cations between Turkey and Eng land. THE EGVPTIANDEAD. Alexandria, August 8. Tho enemy is busv burying their dead. Late on Sunday scouts numbered the Egyptian killed at 350. FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR. FEELING IN ITALY. Rome, August 8. Tho newspapers continue to display a very hostile feeling against England. They de clare tho reconnoisance of Saturday was really a heavy defeat for the British, though denied by an official dispatch. Sweet Marcaom. Berlin, August 8. It is believed tho conference will be adjourned if military operations in Egypt assumo a more serious character, and will reassemble to discuss the Egyptian question after the campaign has ter minated. The Xew French rremler. Paris, August 7. Senator Duclore has accepted the task of forming a new ministery. I'roMlMng Good Positions. Duiilx, August 9. Intelligence from various points show that tha constabulary are determined ttf'stick to their demands. In manyv places meetings of members of the f0rce are prohibited. It is reported thafAmeri can Fenian agents aro encouraging the agitation, and promising tho men equally good positions in America if they leave the force. The Steamer MascI Aground. London, August 9. The steamer Masel, from Bremen for New York. ran aground at Lizard Point. Her position is precarious, as she has a hole through her bow. She struck at 8:30 this morning. Tugs were sent to her assistance. Tho weather is calm and hazy. All the passengers have been landed. NEWS IN BRIEF. Spencer, the ex-carpet-bag Senator from Alabama, and at present a Gov ernment Director of the Union Pa cific, is dodging the subpoena of the Government to appear as a witness against the star-route thieves. The Indiana Republicans met in State Convention. R. W..Thomp son was chosen.President. The usu al platform was adopted and conven tion adjourned until to-day. A severe storm extended along the Pacific seaboard yesterday, doing much damage. The Massachusetts Prohibitionists nominated Chas. Almy for Governor. TERRITORIAL NEWS. Tho Atlantic and Pacific' railroad has reached Flagstaff. The company of Pima police at the Sacaton agency has been disbanded by order of the Government. Competent geologists have esti mated the coal fields of Arizona at over 40,000 square miles, or more than half the coal measures of the United States. Grading has begun from Williams, A. T., towards Prescott, for the branoh, of the Atlantic and Pacific, which is to be built to that town. Prescott votes $50,000 county bonds to secure the road. The Clifton Hydraulic Company has made its first clean-up, with the encouraging result of $1,300 in gold dust froii dirt that had been twice worked. Dr. Welsh, tho Superin tendent of the company, has gone East in high spirits. One of the hardest woods known is the desert ironwood tree, which grows in the dry washes. Its specific gravi ty is nearly the samo as that of lig num vitinee, and its black heart is so hard, when seasoned, that it will turn the edge of an axe, and can scarcely be cut with a well-tempered saw. In burning it gives ou t an in tense heat, and charcoal made from it is of unequaled quality. Capt. J. L. Smith arrived in town from Lerdo this week, and reports great activity and a prosperous out look at Blythe's sugar plantation. Stores and cane houses are being erected, and all the necessary work requisite to the establishment of a first-class sugar place under way. A couple of years hence Yuma will be a great sugar market, and along with tho increasing trade of the mining camps in our immediate vicinity, our old village will create a Stir in com mercial circles. Sentinel The California division of the At lantic and Pacific road is graded for forty-eight miles east of Mojave,and in running order for thirty-eight miles of that distance. Threo hun dred Chinamen are grading. Fifteen miles from $o point where the grad ing force is at work, and seventeen miles from Waterman's, the com pany is sinking a well for the use ef construction. Material is on hand at tho end of tho track to complete it to the Mojavc river, and we are assured that tho road would be com pleted to the river in six weeks from tho present time. We are also in formed that it is the intention of the company to put a force on at the Needles, on tho Colorado river, and build westward as rapidly as pos sible. Commercial. Murder Will Out. A few years ago "August Flower" was discovered to be a certain cure for dyspep sia and liver complaint. A few thin dys peptics made known to their friends how easily and quickly they had been cured by fts use. The great merits of Green's August Flower became hearldeU through the coun try br one sufferer to another, until, with out advertising, its sale has become im mense. Druggists in every town in the United States aro selling it. No person suffering with sour stomach, eick head ache, costiveness, palpitation of the heart, indigestion, low snlrits, etc., can take three doses without relief. Go to 3'our druggist and get a bottle for 75 cents and try it. Sample bottles 10 cents. " "A. . - .'