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c. ATKINSON', IVinsniu. CIIVSTAL FALLS michiga: COSDEXSED NEWS. tatcit Intelligence From all Parts ci the World FIBE RECORD. Tl.e great Cre In ritttborg vrs notgot lea cnJcr control until 3:rJ Saturday ir.ornlnj;. The Masonic temple, Hamilton Mock, Campbell and Dick's carpet waro l.onso nnd a number of tenement houses were entirely destroyed, and Schmidt and Itiday'a nine-story bnildlDg aerioualy damaged by fire and water. The njffre gcto loss as about $500,000, well covered by insurance. John Keefe, of Allegheny, .o was assisting the fircmrn, fell from a iieijhbourIng roof and was fatally Injured. 1 he barn connected with the asylum for the Insane at Mendota, near Madison, Wis., was destroyed by firo early Friday morning, and property valued at ,f 20,000 consumed. The Inmates of the asylum, which canght on the roof, were frantic, and it was with difficulty they could Le controlled. Henna, III., center of tb grent hay market, was almost destroyed by fire Wedncsdny. The flames started from n rpark from a locomotive,, and burned thonsandi of tons of hay, hay presses, and Mhcr implements. The fire was spread ing over the- town, when a heavy rain fell, extinguishing it. Tho damage is very great. The Kansas City Eox Factory was des troyed by fire Wednesday night with $11, (X0 damages. James Bturevant, a watch man, perished in the flamta. Koot and HeidmannV flour-mill at Elgin, 111., was entirely destroyed by fire Wednesday night ; loss f .000. CASUALTIES. Twcr.ty-threo persons living In the Seventeenth ward of Pittsburgh have been poisoned by eating custard cake, pur chased of a local baker. It i believed all will recover. The deadly Ingredient in fhe cake is supposed te have been yellow chrome. At Montgomery, 111., early Friday a Chicago, Uurlington L Quincy main line freight dashed into the end of a Fcx Hirer freight. An engiuo and a number of cars were wreckfd, and four men wounded, two of whom are not expected to recover, A passenger train ran off a bridge at Albany, (Ja., Thursdny night, all the cars being wrecked. Thirteen persons are re ported wounded, but none ki led. Richard Fggleston, an 0-year-o!d farmer of Madison, Wis., was attacked and almost squeezed to death by a spotted r.dJer Thursday. Tho reptiio wound it e elf around its aged victim and repeatwdly struck its fangs Into the legs of his trousers, but, his limbs being protected by boots, did not reach the flesh. Neigh bors killed the adder. Three men were killed and another fatally injured by the caving in of a shaft In the Ashland mine, near Hurley, Wis., Wednesday evening. Near midnight Wednesday an excursion train of sixteen cars on tho Toledo, Peoria & Western Road was wrecked near Chats- worth, 111., a locomotive and ten cars fall ing through a trestle that hid been burned by prairie fires. The cars were smashed to splinters, and the sleeping occupants mangled and maimed in a terrible man ner, latest reports place the number of deal at M, whllo 115 persons were wonndoJ, many of whom it is feared can cot recover. Members of the Third Regiment Band were penned in by a fire in tho fourth story of a building at Concord, N. H.t Tuesday night. Borne jumped and others dropped from the window-sills to the street. The seven men were badly burned or otherwise injured. At Kt. IjOuI Wednesday morning the walls of the burned building of Dishop it Fpear collapsed, carrying with them a portion of the walls of the wholesale gro cery house of J. Alklre fc Co. A number tTf firemen were buried under the debris, threo leing killed and four others woaaded, one fatally. The roof of the opera house at Spring field, 111., suddenly fell in Tuesday after toon, cornpletsly wrecking the- structure nnd causing a loss estimated at f 9,000, Thero was no person in tho auditorium at tho time of the accident. The last per fortnano was given Saturday night, at which time the houne was crowded. CRIMES AND CRIMINALS. United Btates Senator Riddle bergeri who was sent to Jail at WooJstock, Va., Friday, for contempt of court was rr lned the same niht by a mob of bis friemU. Two inquests have been held on the body of Mrs. Fliza J. Johnson, who was founJ hanging from a tree on her hus band's farm near Boloir, Ka., on the 2d inst, Tho first resulted in a verdict of suicide, the second in a verdict that she whs murdered by her husband, whois held for examination on the charge. Friday afternoon at Austin, Texas, Mrs, Nellie McKenlrlck, lately of Chicago, fired five shots at her hnsland, Infllollog, hotrcrcr, Lstt'.i t round. i. Z cocrt she rejntUJ W L-J r . Lliss L Tobia. the t ! j Springfield, III., who refused .is.. p?r:r.it I". j Capital, to eat in their place, were held to the Circuit Court Frilay in 300 bonds. Charles Apfel, of New Orleans, La., shot his wife fatally, Friday, and killed him self. The couple had not lived happy to gether. ' -' Fred Ilcpt, ..&itas Welcome, was shot lo death in the yard of the penitentiary, near Salt Lako City, for the murdor of John F. Turner at Park City, seven years ago. He sat in a chair smoking a cigar while five of tho sheriff's tleputies discharged their rifles at him. Death was instan taneous. In a quarrel over a law suit at Oweuton, Ky- J. M. Rcurno shut and killed his nephdw, James Rourne, Jr. Alexander Walker, a colore J prohibition advocate, was beaten by a mob at Prairie (Jjove, Texas, lat week, and mangled by being thrown, against n wlro fence. He died buoday, and his friends claim that saloon adherents murdered him. The divorced wife of Peter William Thompson, of Fort Wayno, Ind., who se cured her decree Monday, visilod l.er former homo Tuesday to get her clothing. Thorn pon fired at her twics, inflicting a slight wound, and then blew out his own brainu INDUSTRIAL, There will piobably be a strike of all the Knights of Labor employed in the shoo factories in New York and Urooklyn in consequence of the strike that has been in existence against llanan fc Hon for months. An attempt is making to settto tliO long standing dispute between the operators and their employes in the Pennsylvania coke region by arbitration. The lack of water power at Minneapo lis, Minn., reduced tho production of flour during tho week. Tho week's product was 13t,K0 barr-sls, against 155,411 the previous week. In store at Minneapolis, WVJl'' bushels ; Ht. Paul, H3.00J ; Du luth, l,8U9,f;i2. It is believe! that if tho season continues favorable, the cotton crop of Konth Caro lina will tho largest on record. Tho rice, sugar-cane and other crops aro also of a high average. WASHINGTON. A Washington telegram to a New York paper asserts that the govornment is pre paring to begin civil suits against the Pacific railway people to recover the amounts they aro alleged to have defraud ei tha treasury of. Their lander is said to aggregate $75,000,003 Tho prcsMcnt and Mrs. Cleve'and will witness the procession of tho veiled pro phets and attend tho prophets' ball in Bt. Louis tho night of Oct. 4, and he will leavofor Chicago as soon r.s possible thereafter, reaching Chicago on tho 6th. Ho will go to Milwaukee on the 7tli, and the next day will goto Madison, spending .Sunday, the Ith, with the postmaster general. Tho Secretary of tho Treasury has awarded contracts for furnishing general suppllet for the FJeventh Life-saving District, which includes Mich'gin, Illinois, and Wisconsin, to the following firms: R. A. Robbins, F. ileyman, and 8 A. Hchoo maker, of New York; O. JJ. Carpenter, of Chicago; Detroit Stove Works, of Detroit, and H. (. Woods, of Muskegon. Tho National Agricultural Department reports a falling off of 7 points in corn during tho past month, owing to drought. Spring wheat is in low condition, and oats are slightly under tho average, while bar ley promises an average yield. Iho loss in potatoes during the past thirty days is figutcd at J0 per cent, of the prospective crop, whilo the fruit and hay crops aro very poor. Tho cotton average is good, and the tobacco plant is in high condi tion, except in Wisconsin. The sum of 16,462,000 in 4j bonds was offered for redemption on Wednesday at tho National Treasury. Tho Secretary accepted tho offer of the Suffolk Rank, of Roston, for fl! 10,000 registerel bonds at 1.10 flat. All theothr proposal wero re jected, as tho rates wero not considered favorable. POLITICAL. Tho Massr.chuset's democrats will hold their convention at Worcester September HO. Judge Edward W. Pettus, of Alabama, is sail to have teen fixed upon by the President for the existing vacancy on tho supreme leneh. A conference of leading republicans was held Tuesday ulitht in Senator Muhouc'a residence at Petersburg, Pa., at which favorable reports of tho condition of the party in tho State were received. Governor Foraker will formally open tho Ohio Campaign of 1SS7 at Caldwoll, Noble County, Sept, 7. GENERAL. Fred Douglas, who has just returned from an extensive tonr of Fnrope. reports that ho was everywhere treated with dis tinguished consideration, notwithstand ing complexion. Ten thousand tons of raw sugar from Hawaii have been shipped from Fan Francisco to New York via Capo Horn. This is an innovation destined to have important effects opoii the trade, as the 11 ; . J cr.ly clity I. ' . : t!:a rrr-p.V.V ia Color ad. 1:1 t:.ry vll dcutthzi lend all of the United Ktatci army that can bo spared from the exstern watering-places a lively dance for ths next few week. An fged citizen of Mattoon, Il' named John Goodpasture, attended the funeral of one of his friends Friday. At the gato of the cemetery the old man fell to tho ground. Those with him ran to csist him, but ho had joined his friend. Tho White River Utes aro on tho war path, and are in forca under the oil reno gade Chief Colorow, at Meeker, Col, the scene of the great massacre, Th whites are abandoning their ranches, and conster nation prevails. In ft brush between tho Sheriff of Garfield County and tho reds, occasioned by an attempt to arrest two indicted bucks, ono Indivi was thot, Tho Governor has been telegraphed to for -assistance, and tho attention of tho War Department has been called to tho out break. The yacht race for tho Boston Herald cup, Bailed ofl" Marblehead, was won by tho Volunteer, beating the Puritan 8 min utes 3 seconds, tho latter boat crossing tho finish line 14 second ahead of tho Atlantic. A canvass of colored sentiment in tho south on the school question reveals a strong preponderance in favor of separate schools, although the feeling is that the separation should always be made by mutual consent, and not by law, as pro posed in Georgia. Arrangements nro . being made at Springfield, III., for tho reception of Grand Array men wltow ll visit tho tomb and home of Lincoln daring thi St. LouU encampment Thursday, Sept, '2'J, will to "Springfield Day, upon which date tho railroads aro preparing to convey 'JO,. 000 from St. Louis to Springfield, and will give them six hours to visit the mon ument and other points of interest. Carter, of the Manhattan Athletic Club, New York, met Co ad at Stamford bridge in a four-mile rnnuing race. . Carter, who was the favorite, led at the end of every mile. Coad was winded before he finisho J his third mile. Carter finished strong in 110 minutes and 10 1-5 seconds. A high wind was blowing. roREion. Tho Lil oral-unionists in Kngland seem to bo getting demoralized. , Maude, secre tary of their union, has just tendered his resignation, as he finds himself unable tc sustain the tory program. Prol ably th result of tho recent elections had some thing to do with Maude's chango of heart. Prince Ferdinand's arrival on Bulgarian soil was heralded by the firing of salutes at all military pout. The prince has isuol a manifesto in which he plelges himself to devote his life to tho "happi rsesv greatuesj, and progress of a loving people." The London Times construes Lord Sal isbury's recent speech as an emphatic condemnation of tho policy of tolerating tho Irish National League. An attempt was made by unknown per sons to destroy with dynamito tho build in j occupied by tho ministry of tho In terior at Madrid. No damage was done. Advices from Honolulu are to tho effect that tin new ministry is in complete con trol. Nominations have leen made for Representatives and Nobles. F. H. Hay selaen, son-in-law of ex-Tremler Gibson, has been arrested for forgory. The Marino Hospital Bureau is informed that small-pox and yellow fever are raging in Havana, Cut a. During the month of July there were 104 deaths from yellow fever and 112 from small-pox. THE MARKETS. CHICAGO. DlKTf-rJtrs I 4.S0 91 4TA Cholrr t Fumy. S.K Fair U ;xt a.M) (4 4.1') Poor to MMIum S.l to 3 W Nst!v r;rirs Itt a S.W Fsnry Ojws and Hrtfftrs S kt to . Fair row k i.T. Miu ii ws-jfr brad two (Y4UX) Uoos-lUnp' t.U fc 5.4.1 Fnsitr itNiii: v.r.'i dfr 4.r. Whist No. 8 Wlntrr T H T4( Nn. tf J-prUid .'li' ft Cork No. V..... a; at (UTaNrt. " 06 PoTTors-IVr liiM .T U. l.U) I'ocLTMl-Oilrkviiii, Ir tb. ....... V 1J luU, 07 ii .Ot Tnrkirs " ........ 6 Ci 8 IIcttsb rin.tij- ("n-amery ,. .t ( .xl Kin 1'alry U .IS I (iiB.ii. .10 G .14 Ousts s-y 'otlCrt-alU .V'& ()l(.r-lr.... M uti -IA Eaoa Fr'a, ir ! .11 ii .12 NEW YOR1C ItrsTrs-T.fst Nstlte Mrs. 173 ft. 4.n Fiitrr lUnf 4 t') ,V?V lloos 6,frt d(, 5.! 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Employes had been warned, on pain of dismissal, not to use the elevator. At tho competitive drill between the two companies of college cadets at Lansing, the colors wero won by Com pany A. CapL Hates. Tho judges wero Col. Hlack of . Port ..Wayne., ; and Adjt. AppleyaruVtu the Stato troops. In the individual competition in tho manual of arms Corpl. J. W. O'Hannon, won the medal. Quite an event in colored society took place at Grand Hapids by. the marriage of Alexander Washington, a man aged years, to Mrs. Harriet lVndleton, aged',7- years." Uoth are quite prominent citizens in colored society and the match, whllo the parties are aged, is considered a good one. The attendance was quite large, The long-continued drouth has ruined the -potatoes and corn4 crop near ; Kalamazoo., Keports from various parts in that region aro that farmers are cutting up the stalks of tho corn crop so hopelesly lost. Fires have broken out in all directions. Sunday Lyman Haydtn, near Kal amazoo, lost 200 rods of fence and several large ricks of hay, and his large-bearing applo orchard was ruin ed, i Jn the same 'neighborhood another farmer lost 100 Tods of ft-nce, and teveral otrers over 100 rcdj.v From ceveial localities word comes that forests, marshes, and fencs are on lire, and other work is ruspended to stay the progress of tho fa ues. Forest llres between East Ta was and Sable and northwest of East Tawas an sup-' posed to dave been started by 1 berry ' pickers. Every kind of vegetation is suffering from the drouth. Many more vUltors were present In camp on Saturday at Island Iike, Urighton, than any day before. The Inspection was an exceedingly tine one. The day has been unusually quiet and orderly. A guard of the Fourth llegi merit was found off duty and called before his company which promptly voted his discharge. . His Colonel up proved their action and lie wrvs ' soiit home. The quarters of the Emmet rifles whose member was killed Satur day are draped in mourning. A shooting affray took r!ace at Eaton Itaplds Saturday night between John Williams and Clark. Will iams was attending a Salvation Army meeting with his sister, when Clark came in and asked for an Introduction, and, on being refused, became very abusive. He left the barracks, collect ing a lot of his friends, and, when Williams passed out on his way home, Clark renewed the insult by Ltriking Williams in tho face, who instantly drew his revolver and fired,, the ball entering Clark's breast just below tho heart Ho died the following morning. Williams was brought to Charlotte and placed In confinement. A very clever capture of two jiil breakers from Columbus City, Ind., was made at Grand Itaplds by the SneritT. They gave their names as Downey and York, and were enticed into the box car of a freight train on the supposition that they were getting a free ride. The conductor having an idea that they were men wanted. On their arrival here they were locked up and to night ofllctra from Columbus City arrived to takothem back. They are charged with robbing cars on the Wabash Hoad and escaped Tuesday, coming directly North. A third one of tho gang managed to escape, the officer having all ho could do to hold the two. One of the little incidents which sometimes occur to relieve the monot ony of courts transpired dining a cession of the United States Court at Marquette the other day. It seems that the instructions of the department are that remittances from postoflices of a certain class must be inado every day. These instructions the former Postmaster at the Soo had failed to observe, and as a couple of his remit tences had gone astray the government was suing to recover the amount. Special agents had been over tho ground carefully, and had given the ofllces between the future metropolis and Mackinac considerable attention. . Ono of the Postmasters In charge of one of theso oflices at the time was ono of tho lurors called in the case. When asked If he knew anything about tho case he dryly remarked that ho did. The fact is," he Raid, I have been strongly suspected of stealing that money my self." Tho monthly report of offenders Apprehended by the State Game Ward en, just completed by W. Aldcn Smith, shows for tho month closing July 27 ninteen violations, of which all wero convicted but one, that of a Mr. llugg, of Mackinac County, who was arrested for killing deer out of season. The violations In detail are: Emll llonvcr and John Kinse, of Marquetto County, pleaded guilty &nd paid $50 each and costs; Wilkes and Federick llargraves, of Mackinac County, shipped away c?crc.;ln, tut en payment of costs cirntcnco vassu-aited Wm. (i.Mar. paid, of Alcona County, paid 1)10 and costs for seining C;h; Wra. Mason and Joseph Bennett, of Saginaw County, each paid $5 and costs for shootlng a snipe; Charles and A. Cronin, of IJrr.ch County, pleaded guilty on account of constitutionality of the law. Stephen nnd Robert Uaflingberg and Harry Strong, of St Joseph County, were fined .collectively with costs $G7.1'2;. Charle3 E. Mix, of Ogemaw County, was released on payment of $1 and costs, and I Daniels of the same county, paid $3 and costs: Charles Held, of Livingstone County, paid l and costs, total $5, and James Cross mart and Herbert Swayer $2 each and costs. Heuton D. Shaw, of Cass Coun ty, paid $10. Richard Ferguson,! John Van Korant and S. Iles3 each paid $2 nnd costs; Randolph (irandt, of Wayno County, paid $7,3-7 and forfeited his net; whllo on another complaint he paid $50 fine; Louis Kosie nnd W. Kideroski, of Wyena County, 3 and forfeited the net. Without a Xntlon. In 4de souf,1 especially in the coun try regions where ante-war notions still to a great extent prevail, there is much jealousy and ill-feeling between the full-blooded negroes nnd the half, bleed negroes -between the black niggers' and the yaller niggers,' as tho white corner-grocery loungers of theso parts call them. Curiously enough, the black negroes profess to consider themselves greatly superior to the mnlattoe?, . notwithstanding the latter's admixture of white blood. They declare that when that gathering together of, the nations of the earth spoken of In the lilblo takes" place there will be no place for the mulattocs iind negroes of -mix d blood, because being neither white nor black thee nn't got no 'nash.au nnd consequently can't be gathered in. This notion has some hold even up north, as was shown by a, scene beheld tho other day by a reporter in Meeker street says the Ntw York Trilvne. There 'occurred a 'fracas between a mul atto woman and n negro woman whoso skin was of Egyptian darkness. As is the case with most such quarrels, the origin of the dispute was. of a trifling nature. Hut the combat was none the less fierce for that while it lasted. They fought with nature's 'weapons, and the woman with pure african blood was worsted. Hut she still had a Parthian arrow left Fso done whup yer," said the mul atto, triumphantly. " Well, ef yer hes whup mo gwaln to ax yer vomfln, and ef yer auswers dat yer kin whup me again." - . ii'lang, yer can't ax xno nutlln' dat 1 can't answer." Jes you wait, yaller nlggah ; tlon't be ro brash. Don't yer know dat do Mble say dat .do nashuns of tho cart's going to bo gathered togeder in de last day 1 - ' ' "Well, den, jes tell me. wer you's gwino to be den' when Gabriel blows his trumpet t. Yer an't black, and yer an't white, nn' yer nn't got no nasbun no how has yer ? " The mulatto woman was at a loss for an answer, and tho black woman took advantage of the opportunity to beat a triumphant retreat, occasionally yelling back at her antagonist, (JtvoDr yer ole yaller nlggah, yer an't got no nashun, nohow, yer an't." !!ottty it own Itrwrtnl. Hobinson I had to discharge young Mlnkins to-day. He was" not honest Mown -Sorry to hear so. He sup ports his widowed mother, too. What was tho trouble! Hobinson Ho . found n postago stomp on tho lloor and kept it. Ho hhould have turned it over to the oll'.ce. 1 Mown Of course. Hy the way it's raining. (iot an extra umbrella? Hobinson Von can tako my old umbrella. I have a new one. DrownHello! Where did you get that silk nlTair? Hobinson That! Ha! Ha! Great joke. You pee, I went Into the Stock Exchange to look after a little deal in wheat. A shower camo up, nnl when I was ready to go I Just picked this up in tho lobby. -Drown Wish I had your luck. And how about your wheat deal? Hobinson O, wo skinned, 'em alive, Drown, skinned em alive. Omaha World. Peasant shooting is tho favorite amusemcut of the mad King Otto of Davnrla. Dut no peasants are killed, although Ills Majesty fancies that ho has brought down' several. The way they manage tho royal sport Is very simple. A fine hunting ritlo is handed to tho King, and he Immediately posts himself In one of the windows of his castle. The rifle is loaded with a blank cartridge. 'A man is hired to post himself in a thicket, and to emerge from it at a given signal. Im mediately on his appearance, a royal bead is drawn upon him. Tho King fires; tho man falls, and the servant puts him upon a stretcher and carries him off, whilo his Majesty rul3 his hands in delight Tho peasant re ceives his pay, and puts in his appli cation for another Job. A Pittsburg paper advertises for "a boy to do heavy work," Doys who would bo caught by an advertisement like that are very scarce In this section. Uurlington Free Press,