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C. IL ATSIKCON, Prrnnxasra. CHYCTAL FALLS, - UICIIIGAS Ptor. Ghat of Harmrd College and Si' Donald Smith, of Montreal, hate received honorary degree from Cambridge Uni versity. Tin: unp recedented amount o( railroad building now going on is proof that Americans have conftdtt.ce in the future uf the country. Ti:r Floiida Legiflattre adjourned leer ing over 1(0 till for Governor Terry' rignature, in addition to the 114 tlready feigned by Kim. : Tnr Grand Army of the Republic at tt. Louis has finally decided that it had nothing to do with inviting the l're sideut to visit that city. A Nrw Yolk firm Las bought .f-00 wal nut tree in Lee, Kcott, and Wife conntiea in Virginia, near the Kentucky line, for $12 each, paying f 2VOO0. Trie death of. William A. Wheeler leaves but one man living who ever held the Vice Presidency of the United States. That ir.au is Hannibal Hamlin. Tjik outlook for cotton in the Memphis district, embracing went Tennessee, north Mississippi, north Arkansas, nnd north Alabama, is very promising. Tur. Drummers' Association of Western nnd Eastern firms has decided to make a test in the courts of Texas against the present law of tho State regarding the drummer tax, Takino earthquakes, iclitical plots, church fires, and discoveries of lost gold nnd silver mines all together, Mexico Just now is furnishing the world some highly picturesque and exciting news. A i on f 17,000,000 of the called .'J per cent, bends still outstanding are held by national banks as security for circulation. Comptroller Trenholm believes these will all be replaced by other bonds by Sept. 1. An old merchant says that the money expended in labor to keep a brass sign properly scoured could be much more profitably invested in newspaper adver tising. He doesnot believe in brass orna ments of any kind. It ih reported that hidden treasure to the value of i'ltfKKV 00 has been discovered in the palace of a deceased Vizir at Habat, Morocco. The Sultan, it is said, has con fiscated the treasure and is having H con vey cJ to the imperial coffers. Trie annual report of the Pennsylvania company operating the Fort Wayne, Pan Handle, and other lines of the Pennsylva nia system west of Pittsburgh shows an increase of revenue for 188f, over the pre feeding year of fa,S3.V2.23. '.Cox- Vhtu ClitAKT has evidently inherited the general's fondness for the weed, for a cigar is perpetually in his month. He is aid to be as inveteratea cigar smoker as Li. fnth-r. besides havinir many other traits similar to his. ( Boston Herald. A urcxsioN rendered by tho Missouri Fupreme Court in effect makes the Iron Mountain Railway independent of local legislation at St. Louis, and gives it light ot way through all the streets of that city that it may desire to use for extensions. An onicAN attributes the increasing de mand for eye-gtase in this country to the use of tobacco, especially cigarette nmoking. He says the smoke of tobacco in bad enough, but there is something in the cigarette paper which is injurious to the eyesight. Titr New York Episcopalians have started a movement for the erection of a magnificent cathedral in that city, to cost i bout C,(K0,000, which, if built according to the proposed plans, will be the largest and moet imposing etructure of its class on this continent It ib proposed to reorganize the New Jersey Central Railroad Company, the main feature of the plan being the issue ot f M),000,000 geucral mortgage five per rent bonds, which will be sufficient to cancel the present indebtedness and leave n handsome margin for necessary im provements. Eloripa has no State Hoard of Health, and it will require prompt action on the part Of the United States authorities to prevent the spread of yellow fever, epl demicatKcy West The Postoffice I)e partment has ordered the fumigation of the mails at Tampa and other points cou necting with the infected port A iot'M lady said at the recent meeting of the Woman's Christian Temperance I'nion at Savannah! "Chivalry, which has fled from all other quarters, has taken rfrfiiL'n In the newspaper offices." It is - - - r unnecessary to state that thii yonng lady is the prettiest and brightest representa tive of her sex in Gtorgla. Nashville Union. co:i"iii:;si5i tzitzi lntcllitnt3 Frcn til TzxU ci the "crld. FIRE RECORD A fire at Mcncie, Ind. destroyed h head ing factory. l.o f :',0(X). A grain elevator nt Meriuen, lib, Vfl burned. Lorn, $2,000. The residence of James EdwarJ. near Winnipeg, vas destroyed by fire, three ot Lis children bein burned to death. The Hotel IUchelieu, Chicago, vas dam aged by fire to the extent of about $5,100 on Sunday night. The Canada Chemical manufacturing company's works at London, Mere ourneti Bcndar night. Loss, 115,000; partially ineured. The establishments of the Mess re. Priest, clothing, the New L'rgland Organ Com- j pany at Relfort, Maine, were burned. Lom, $i!(0W). The Havemeyer sugar refinery. Long j I'!snJ- N York, was dtrojd by fire, j involving a lossof ' j Thehane county. Illinois, poor .use was ueUO)"tu vj crt juyu.tju; u iwrui l" . A Jflfl.o'si lire ccurrt-u hi n'tujir, kansas destroying mills and lumber. The Kewanee's Manufacturing (.'ornpa ny's works, at Ktwanee, UU were des troyed by fiTe, Loss. ?l(i.(V.y. Two brothers named MaUh say they were hired to fire the Dixon Block at Ko komo, Ind., which was burned to the ground January ' Inst They implicate several prominent business men. A fire at Cincinnati detroyed Fred. J. Meyer's Manufacturing Company. Loss, The First National Hank building, a five-story iron structure, Pittsburgh, Pa., the upper floors of which were occupied by the main office of the Western Union Telegraph company as an operating de partment and battery-room, wbs partially destroyed by fire Friday morning. An explosion of gafoline at Chatta nooga, Tenn., caused a f G.OCO fire. The stone flouring mill nt Shopiere,Wi., wns burned. Lo.- $14,000. Fire ut Louisville, Ky., caused a loss of flMXK). The residence of Mrs. De Long at Mar ion, Ind., wa burned, Losh '..WO. A fire occured in the Revere House Chicago on Thursday morning. .Not much damage was done. The Quincy Rock House and the Drum House at Houghton, Mich., wereitruck by lightning and totally destroyed. Loss, C0,(KK); insurance unknown. On the Island at Buffalo, N. V.. Wednes day night, fire destroyed C. W. Playter's planing mill, the iron shops of tho Union Dry Pock Company, Mills d: Co. s dry dock and buildings J. W. Austin s sash factory, and over one million feet of lum ber owned by various firms. The total loss is about tlOO.OOO, with 7.r,00J in surance. The dwelling of A. Brown at Bedford, Ontario, was burned. Tour children, all under 10 years of age, perished in the fames. The parents with a baby barely escaped with their lives. At Hancock, Mich., two large buildings of the Quincy Mine were burned. ire los is estimated at frcm tfiO.ro to $80,- lC0, with insuranco at a quarter of the Icis. North L Son's store was damaged t7 fire enj water to the extent of several thousand dollars. CASUALTIES. Miss Mary B. Hill, a student in the freshman class in Cornell university. Ithncu. N. Y fell Sunday afternoon from the path lending along the edge of Cos- cadilln gorge to the bottom, a distance of sixty feet. She was so severely injured that she died. A train on the Saginaw Valley & St. Ivoui Road was derailed, and Charles Weidman, engineer, Merrltt Corbett and (Jeorge Sanfore, firemen, were severely injured. An artesian well at Orotcn, W. T., broke through tl earth a hundred yards from the natuial outlet and flooded the dis trict A large fissure has been made in the earth, running under the Episcopalian Church, and is .feareJ the building will fnlL The fast train on the Pittsburg L Fort Wayne road tollided with a freight train at Columbiana, Ohio. The engineer was badly hurt and the pasengers much tenred nnd shaken up. An accommodation train on the St Louis k Hannibal Yoad was derailed near Frankfort, Ma A lady named Dickinson, from New Loudon, ns probably fatally injured. Another lady had an arm broken. Conductor W. C Richardson had a leg crushed. Biakeman Mallery had his col- lar bono broken. No cause is assigned for the accident Jacob Welti, proprietor of an extensive barrel factory nt Cleveland, urtio, failed, Wednesday. The assets are estimated at $4,00M, nnd liabilities at $00,000. CRIMES AND CRIMINALS. A number of prominent citizens of Krie, Pn., have been arrested for violating the pension laws. Will Guess shot and killed Miss Irene Pann, a Chattanooga (Tenn.) school teacher, becan.e she whipped his Utile sister, nnd Ced. f-r:.i lilcr: r r::.:.;; J i-i; ed at WilliamstowtuKy., by young D Jar- j nette, because he refuted to drink with lc Jarnette. John J. Kel'y, serving m term for mur der, has brought thitt suits tt Cincinnati against the Enquirer, each for $20,000 damages, for libel, alleging that the latter paper charged him nith crimes he did not commit. At Philadelphia, Rot ert O. II jll, poet and actor, murdered his paramour, Mrs, Lillian Rivers, and then cut his own throat. The woman wus the wifo of an actor known to the profession as James Iley r.olds, who attempted to kill her April lt aud then thot himtelf, but recently re covered. At Cleveland, Ohio, Assistant City Clerk Corbett has been' r.rrested. charged with forgery. He is t rominent in the Knight ot Labor, is editor of a paper, and some- j thing of n politician. Dispatches from Nognlcs, Arizona, say that the Indians are threatening trouble. A number of persona have been killed. 1 r"T M Alou, 2 o'clock in the afternoon of theTtU inat- .n1M,i(fnf rhrUthm county, was shot and instantly killed by j an unknown atsassin eecreted in the voojs, INDUSTRIAL The coke strike 1 eing settled in Penn sylvania, the Chicago RolliLg Mill Com pany has announced that it will recom mence work. Another great lock-out was legunby the carpenters in Chicago on Monday. The bosses insist that the men work nine hours, while the workmen declare they will work but eight, and hence the lock out. The trades end labor assembly of St. Paul, which embraces all the building trades except stonemasons, has ordered a general strike Wi-uncsday the 1Mb inst., unless hhe demands of the striking car penters are conceded. A weekly review of business shows nu improvement both in crop reports nnd the financial situation, and says that but for the labor troubles and excer sive specula tion the outlook would be entirely satis factory. Money is in good supply at all points, and collections fair nnd improving. The business failures in ths United States and Canada for the seven days numbered 17;l, against i"J0 during the corresponding period of last year. Owing to the coke famine caused by tho strikers in the East, tho Mast furnrce and steel mill of the North Chicago Rolling Mill Company, nt South Chicago, were shut down Thursday night, throwing 1,8 )0 men out of work. Tho Manufacturers' association of brass and iron, steam, gas, and water work held a meeting at Cleveland. O. Prices were regulated for the coming season, and voted to meet at St Ixuis, Dec. t. Colored men are to be admitted to the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, from which they have hitherto been excluded. The Master Builders of New York are reported as about to demand the protec tion of non-union men. Official report has been made to the ex ecutive board of the Knights of Labor declaring the strike in the coke region il hgal, recommending that the knights re turn to work, nnd sustaining the award of the umpire. WASHINGTON. The Washington weather-crop bulletin says: Over all ngriculturnl districts the weather of the week ending the llfth inst., has apparently benn favorable for the im portant crops, the murked deficiency of temperature eccurring in local section being of secondary importance as regard the staples. 'I he Treasurer's report, at Washington, I). ('., shows that the total coin nnd cur rency circulation May 31 was flJ'JT.'.TC- J fC3, an iucrea-e of f :8,&ChM5 r a ! ngo. The Nation Pension Committee of the (i. A. R. has prepared a new bill to take the place jf th ( no vetoes by President Cleveland for the. relief of the disabled nnd puffering veteraus of the late war. The Treasury Department r.t Washing ton has decided that foreign pig-iron nse-d as ballast is liable to duty if landed in the United States for the purpose of being sold. An erder hts been issued by the War Department, t Wrhington, directing the dismissal "without character" of W. II. Green, the only colore! man ever admitted to the signal service. His appointment ; two years ago nnd asignme nt to duty nt Pe nsacola caused n stir. J he sergeant in , charge refused to receive him and was re- j duced to the ranks i The National rif.es at Washington, D. j C, have decided to decline the invitatiou : tendered by the Louisville legion to visit Louisville, They decidi-d, however, to go j on to Chicago in November to attend the j drill to be held there. rOLITICAl A special from lloston states that Mr. Powderly has declared that he will not be the candidate eif the labor party or any other party for the presidency. Mr. Manning, who ha just returned Europe, referring to the next presidential campn gn laid, 'l can sum it cp in a very ::,t Mr. Gotland th ci::::inj card in the political game. Ex-Governor Gilbert A. Pierce has been eltcted President of the North Dakota University at (irand Forks. The Republican Legislators of New Hampshire Thursday nominated William E. Chaiuher for United State Senator, to fill the vacancy occasioned by tho death of Mr. Pike. In the Massachusetts Legislature Wed nesday the constitutional prohibitory amendment was dtfeated by & vote of lil'J to 71. It is claimed that the supporters of cx Senator Rollins, who has withdrawn from tho Senatorial contest in New Hampshire, will goto ex-Secritary Chandler,. The Executive Committee of the New York Prohibition party met at Albany, and decided to hold the Prohibition State Convention nt Syracuse. August and IT GENERAL The queen of England, in order to in vest the jubilee ceremony in Westminster abbey with greater pomp, consents to as sume the state robes and to be surround ed with all the insignia of sovereignty af ter entering the abbey. Eight thousand troops will line the route to the abbey be- sides a guard of honor of 000 persons. Something approaching a panic took place in the New York colfee market, end prices dropped nearly cents a pound in three days. i Secretary-Treasurer Pascoe, of the Typographical Convention nt Buffalo, N. Y., is said to be a defaulter. Tho governor of Colorado revoked the quarantine against cattle from Iowa, Mis souri, Nebraska, nud Kansas. Near St. Joseph, Ind., cn Sunday morn ing, an aerolite supposed to weigh two tons fell and buried itself in the earth. It crushed a great tree to splinters in Its fall, and shook the earth in the neighbor hood. The town of Trenton. Mo., has a curse i th wa of oaisonous flies, which is j creiting much suffering among human beings. Bhdiop Stevens, ot Philadelphia, died on Saturday, aged 7-'years. At San Antonio, Texas, Friday, the Mayor, Chief of Police, nn ex-alderman, the cashier of the San Antonio National Bank, and four other prominent citizens, were arretted on u United States wr.rraht charged with breoking up a Prohibition meeting. From a hundred stations in Northern Iowa, Southern Minnesota nnd Dakota come reports showing tho corn to be 20 per cent, nhend of last year. The trialof the casoof the TexaslPacific railway company vs. H. H. Epperson nt Jefferson, Texas, resulted in a victory for the railroad, by which it acquires mtny valuable tracts of land. The (irant Monument Association of New York has called for designs for a monument or memorial building to be erected upon the site of Gen. (IrantV tomb, the structure to be of granite, mar ble, bronze, or oilier suitable mnteriul, singly or in combination. The officers of the American Bankers association have decided to hold the con vention at Pittsburgh, Pn., Oct. 12 and 13. FOREIGN. Emperor William's illness has aisumed a serious aspect. Severe shocks of earthquake have oc curred ul Vernome, in Turkestan. The town was almost entirtly destroyed. One hundred and twenty persons were k'llcJ and l-" injured. A dispatch from St. Petersburg, says: "The Czar is incensed at the tone adopted i,y tno i;Ussian pre. in regard to his for- 1 eign policy. The Czar aims at maintain' j ing peace, and hi policy emphasizes tho I tradition of amity between Kutia and lity Germany." Fifty miners were kil!cJ by a fire-damp explosion in a Westphalia (Germany) coal shaft. Tin: MAitiurrs! CHICAOa Ctivis Choice to Primef 4.M Good Shipping Common ;'.7& Hoos Fhipring Grado 4-' ft, 4.1 4.:Jf) U 4.-'i Fixjuu Eitra hpring .. Win: at No. 2 Bpring. .. Cot No. '2 Oirs No. 2 PeiTATOts New, ner do. RuTTEn Choice t'ream'y Fine Dairy Cniisc Full Cream ChJ Fell Cream, new Eoos Fresh Pott Mfck 4.25 U 4.f.0 8" l.fO if.!' 10K to 10 ' 8 10 J3.0J id tt it KLW YORK. Riivrs $4.:) a f..20 .:;o U 6. 0 Nev 2 Red OO tfl 07 j Wheat Ce.iiN No, 2 47J$r 47.' Oatm White 37 U 4ijg Poii New Mess l.O HT. LOUlSw WnnT-No. 2 Red $ f Co Mixed 37 Oat -Mixed 27 New Mess 1V0 CINCINNATI. U 87 Wiifat No.2 Red $ 7 ft 7 Ce.nN-Nu2 40 41 Oat -No, 2 iUJfctC W Poi.Me-s 100 IV0 Uoo 4W tC DETROIT. ' WiitATy I White $ Michigan Red Con. Oath No. 2 42 CO ! Na 2 White Ciovia ririD. ......... I c JlUIJOItOUS. Magistrate to a witness "What is your profession!" "A lawyer." "Well, try to forget it while you arc giving your testimony' Varh Fignm. "Mamma," ald a little 5 -year-old girl, pointing to a turkey gobbler strut ting around a neighbor's yard, "aint that re d-nosed chicken got an awful big bustlet" 0 A Frenchman In London claims to have discovered a certain root, which allays hunger and thirst. He probably refers to the root of all evil. Jhston Transcrij't. "You didn't recognize me at the masquerade" asked her husbmd. Xc," she responded, "you were too steady on your legs. 1 never saw a more perfect disguise." It is Fald that the Socialistic element of tne KnighU of Labor will ask Con gress to revise one of the Tea Com mandments to that it will read: "Four davs of six hours each shalt thou work, and have two holidays a week without u reduction of wages.' XorrUUxe.i lit raid. o your father was in the war?" said he. "Yes, he was killed at tho bittlo of Hull Hun," she replied. "Where er was he shot?" "He wasn't shot at all. He broke his neck running down the hill. War is an awful cruel thirvx. don't you think so?" --Yt, York Hail. "My dad knows more'n George Washington." "Why?" "Cos George Washington couldn't tell a lie, but my dad kin, lor when I told him I hadn't ! been a-lHhln' he said he knoweu belter, and thumped mo for Kin. He km tell a lie." the minute he sees one, you bet." Jkmscille Jintzr. "You ought, to be ashame d of your self, a great big man like you, to be a beggar and a tramp. You oughtn't to bo afraid of work." -I know it, mum, but I can't help it. You see, my nurso fr ghtened me once in a dark room when I was a baby and 1 have been timid ever since." Xiv York Hail. Clerk Silverstone-"Misthr Schaum burg, in der future 1 vants you to dreat. me mlt more bolltenesses and considerashuns." ISoss Schaumburg (indignantly) "You vant more bolite rfrsses, ehi" You tarn fool, you tinks I pays you tervelve tollars a veck to make mashes on you, eh:" Tt.vu.s iSiftingi. Jane Where bo ye hurro'm' to MarvY Mary Oi'm goin' back to the milliner's wid this beautiful new bon net, and Oi'm that mad Ui can't walk slow, Jane. Jane An' bhat makes ye take that lovely bonnet back, Mary? Mary Wild ye belave it, the missus had the imperdence ter git one just loike it. Tid-lUts. "Somebody were readin' out uv the newspaper whar dey done mek a law stoppin' of free passes on de railroad. Now you reckermembers dat de mulo road arfter dey done kill my husban gin me a free pass s' long ez I was a widder. Kf dat de way dey gwine do, taken uv folks passes away, I gwine git married agin ef jest to spite 'em." 11 ii rpf i jf lki:a r. "Where have you been all day?" asked Mr. Tret. "Down-town," re- plied his wife. "Gossip and tattle, I reckon?" "No, sir: financial politics; Fve been teducing the surplus." "You don't know anything about it," snarled the old man; "you're just liko any woman when she tries to talk politics; you've been increasing the deficit, that's what you've been doing." Harriet te. SCan Wnnts) but Mltlc Hero Ilelovr. Home men cemtent from birth. Their menlest life-course ruu, And only want tho earth And n mortgage on the sun. They'd live in ijuiet bliss And free from nil that mars. If they had the Bolar Hys- Tem and the other atars. The Old Jinn ban Xnlhlnjr to Say, 1 heard of a husband and father who sought amusement in a public beer garden. He sat sipping his beverage steadily enough, until a pretty girl came within close range, and then, forgetting his dignity, he invited her to drink with him" She consented. Kogucry in her eyes Hashed into the foaming cup as she lifted it, and said: "Well, he re's to the health of .Bessie and Charlie!" Those were the names of his chil dren. He gave one hard look at the girl, and recognized in her the nurse nnd maid of his household. The be'er didn't choke him quite to death, but almost. And he doesn't dare to say boo at home about the manner in which his wife's favorite servant, spends her evenings out. Cinciiinuti Fnrjuinr. How It 1st Hone. Omaha lawyerIntend to sue for a breach of promise, eh? How much do you want? Uroken-heartetTgirl I think I ought to have at least 175, but I wish jou would add your fees to the amount. "Lct'ine see. That would make -It would?" "O, yes. Will 75 be enough for you:H "Plenty." I'll get It I'll sue him for M0O,0W and w ill surely get at least f 275 out of it" Omaha World.