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HEWS OP THE WEEK.
Latest Intelligence From
Part of th World.
Adrian Gabbant, a young Italian of Chica
go, wu killed by a l'anbandle train near
' Tbe International Furniture Worker'
Union of America, at IU annual meeting in
v Indlanapotla revolved tbat It would permit
..' no man not a member of tbe union to appear
before tbe organization to apeak. It wos aW
so resolved tbat tbe object of tbo union la
tbe abolition ot tbe entire wage system.
- Patrick Gorman, foreman of tbo gas do-
partnteut of tbe Utle Irou and 8tcel com
pany, in Cleveland, 0, went Into tbe dry
ing department to take a nup. Boon after
ward tbe . beat waa turned ou aud Gorman
was literally roa(ed to deatb.
Another of tbe columns supporting tbe
celebrated Carls-bridge, which spans tbe
Moldau ltlver at Prague, Bohemia, and
which wu damaged bjr tbe rerenl floods, baa
collapsed, Six persona were severely in
Tbe cboleta epidemic eontlnuos at Barce-
.. lona, Spain. A apeolal hospital baa been
" erected tbere for tbe sufferers.
Farmer Defile, who waa found tmcon
acioua wltb a wound behind bit ear at Hol
land, Mich during a lucid Interval staled
be saw a man before be became unconscious,
but did not know whether be bud beeu
struck or fell Jin , a cattle-guard. ' As be Is
near 70 very lHtlc'bope is entertaiued for bis
Justice Samuel Freeman Miller died at
Washington, V. 0. lie was born in Rich
mond, Ky., 1816. Mb 1802 1'reMdent Lincoln
: appointed Mr, MlUcr as Associato Justice of
the Supreme Court, which position be re
tained to tbe time of bis death. .
Kx-Secretury of War Gen. W. AY. Bel
knap died tuddeuly st Washington, 1). C,
of heart disease, lie wa born In Now hurt,',
N. Y In 1S30.
Louis Bender was fatulljr Injurod by full
ing from tbe top of a train at Klsdou, 111.
Both bis legs were cut from bis body.
E. K. Sweargln of Concordia, Ku., Btute
Senator from Cloud county, committed
ulclde In Atchison, Kas., by shooting him
self through tbe heart. Finunciul troubles
are supposed to have been the cause.
Nathan Plncknoy, who about a yeur and a
half ago acted as cashier at Grand Itapld,
Mich., of tbe Luko Hi ore roud and skipped
with ubou9-0u0 of the company's money,
was sentenced to throe years' imprisonment.
When released be will nave to answer to a
charge of forgery preferred by Cleveland
John Loughlln's school-desk factory at
Sidney, O., caught fire and burned lo the
ground Within two hours. Tbe wureboutte,
office building and lumber yard wero uuln
jurcd. Tbe loss may reach $23,000, nnd win
Insured for $ 21,000. Two dwellings uud
tour barns were also buruod.
Fire at Ashland, O,, destroyod tbo busi
ness bouses ot II. F. llidglcy, Mrs. lloffmuti,
and Alexander McConklc. v,
Thirty -one members ot tbe crew of tbo
United States steamer Xlpsiu , deserted ou
one day. .
L. C. Trait &, Coa cart factory at Kala
mazoo, Mich., was burned. Tbo dumugo to
tbe building and machinery is flu.OOO. It
was tba work ot on incendlary,and tbe third
tlmo Mr. Tratt has thus suffered.
Frank Wooden, colored, who confessed lo
setting fire to tbo resldonoo of Dr. l'uce, at
Athens, La., was lynched next day.
Two mon were killed In a railroad acci
dent In the St. Louis tunnel.
Tbe Jews lu Sebustapol bavo been ordered
to leave that elty.
John L. De Witt, Judge of the Common
Pleas Court at Sandusky, ()., was Instantly
killed by a train wbilo bunting.
' Jacob Defrel, a farmer living neur Hol
land, MIclk, went on a visit to relatives.
Not returning, a searching party was organ
ized. They found bim unconacioiis lu n
ditch, wltb a bad wound behind bis loft ear.
He will 'probably die. Tbo inotivo of ibo
assault Is unknown.
i Tbe Corning mill connected wltb tbo Du
pont Powder-Works at Wapwullopen. I'm
exploded from some unknown cause. Ho
. far as known no one was Injured, although
tbe concussion was felt fully tweuty-tive
Two babies, one 8 and tbe other 3 year
old, were asleep on the Hock: Island track
at tbe edge of Dei Moines, la. Tbo passen
ger train came thundering along, and ioth
babies were killed. Tbe father, Peter Burg,
fs a coal miner.
Tbe steamer John D. Dewure was stolon
from Its dock at Frankfort, Mich. Suspicion
rests on Cept. Zlmmermun. Search is now
At Chicago Charles Wagner wn sentenced
to twenty years In the penitentiary upon
tbechurge of burglary and larceny.
Thomas Greening, a farmer living near
Cameron, Mo., shot and futally wounded
William Lobmnn, wbilo tbo latter was set
ting tire to Greening's burn.
: C. E. Osborne, deuler In dry goods In De
catur, Mich., was closed up. Liabilities,
12,800 assets, 13,000.
Tbe bones of twenty Chinamen at llock
' Springs, Wyo., some of them the victims of
tbe labor riots there, are being shipped to
China for burial.
A misplaced switch on the Kana City
St. Joseph and Council Bluffs road, at Pa
cific Junction, Iu caused a collision be
tween a west-bound freight and a switch
engine and caboose In charge of Engineer
James Clarke. Clarko was killed aud both
engines broken up. .
Steve Jacobs, a notorious negro criminal
and desperado, waa executed at Lumberton,
N. C, for tbe murder ot three women near
tbere several months ago.
' Fred Braadstad, owner of tbe Wlnlbrop
and Mitchell Mines, arrived at Isbpemlng,
Mich and compromised with bis men,
6001a number, who have resumed work
Tbe other mines refuse to make any conces
sions whatever, and tbe strikers at a meet
ing held decided to atay out. -
Lorlng A. Robertson, a leather merchant,
was found desd in bis room at the St, George
Hotel in Brooklyn. He was about 00 years
old and unmarried. Ill e-utel It is said,
will reach almost 1,000,000. , ,
Tilly M. Lewis, a prominent merchant
and politician of Clinton, Miss was ssss
. slnated by an unknown man in front of bis
residence. - , . ' -.
An explosion occurred In tlie Py
rotecbnle School at Bourjres, Department of
Cher, France. Ten persons were killed and
many Injured. . -'-
A brakemsn was killed and thirty can of
freight were destroyed by a eollialoa on tba
Cc-:ng road at Panl Brook, Pa. ,
Edward Caton, a rig armaker, twenty-five
years of age, com in I lied suicide In tbe rear
of tbe White Mouse, in Washington. He
squeezed bis bead in between tbe Iron rail
ings of tbe fence that surrounds "the grounds
and chocked himself to death. ;
CMsry and Eliza McGouigle, living near
Cumberland, Unt, were mysteriously mur
dered while returning from school.
Charles E. Klllam, of tba Michigan Buggy
Company, was found dead nesr tba Grand
llaplds A Indiana ltullroud tracks at Kala
mazoo, Micb. A deep cut in tbe bead was
tbeouly wouud and tbe ofllclals are mysti
fied as to tbe cause of bis death.
On tbe Cincinnati and Newark division; at
Union Station, a Journal ot a, freight car ou
an extra east-bound freight broke, fourtoeu
cars were plied up in one confused mass,
and the double track blocked. o one was
Tbo dead body of E. J. Wagner, a peddler,
was found lying on tbe floor of bis room in
Cbicugo. His friends say be wus a victim of
morphine, and think that when be retired
be probably look an overdose.
Tbe settlers west of the Missouri Itiver
are complaining bitterly because the lu
dlans along the While Itiver have started
prairie tires aud burned tbe grass oft the
William Roxhtirr, at one time a promi
nent man In Allegau county, Michigan,
commuted suicide by bunging ut the' Kal
amazoo Asylum. He bad become tnsune
through a $100 loss lu a wheat deul years
An unexpected and heavy flow of gas
was struck in a well near Lima, O and the
fluid catching tire from tbe lamps In tbo
derrick caused a lerrltio explosion. F.
Ernhurdi was futally burned and C. Braut
und Kalpb Putnam were budly Injured.
A young man named Msthlas drove to the
residence of Johnson Spiers, near Clarence,
la a former employer, and upon being or
dered off tbe place drew a revolver and
fired upon Spiers and son several times
without effect. He then shot himself, In
flicting a iatal wound. Unrequited love tor
Spiers' daughter led to tbe shooting.
Henry Hawortb of Cookc.Neb., wo killed
by tbe curs In St. Louis, Mo.
A tire in tbe Academy of Music Building
at Pittsburg damaged tbo structure to the
ex lent of about 1 10,000. AJ
Francis Lingo, a negro, bits been found re
sponsible by tho Coroner's Jury for tbe
deuth of Mrs. Miller, vlioe body was found
iu the weeds near Cumdsn, '. J recently.
Cuptaln Enrigbt of the schooner Arthur
shot bis wife three times while .in company
wltb a man iiumcd William Murphy lu
Toledo, Olilo. She lies in a precarious con
dition. Murphy was also shot, the ball
striking Ills nose nnd glancing ucross bis left
cheek. Knrlght wus arrested.
La grlppo has struck Burlington, Iowa
Two deaths from tho dleuso uro reported.
The business portion of tho Village of
Pickrjill. Neb., wss almogtcoinplclely wiped
out by lire. The loss will aggregate 1:1,000;
Two l'an-IIundlo freights came In collision
near Fra.cysliurg, Ohio, causing Ibo demol
ition of lioih engines uud about twenty cars.
Trainmen saved their lives hy Jumlng. The
wreck wus ouo of the worst ever happening
on the roud. .
Henry Beuurcgnrd, when pnsslng through
the woods neur Ishpeming, Mich., wus mis
taken for a bear mid shot.
Joe Tlctjcns, aged A3, n wealth farmer who
lived at TlotJuiH, neur Clinton, Iowa, was
thrown from his wagon and bud bis neck
Ayotiusson of Ixwls Meyers, of Mem
phis, Mo., died of hydrophobia. Mr. Mey
ers was also bitten.
Four boys, sons of prominent citizens ot
Spokane Fulls, Wusb sro under arrest on
the churgo of burglary. In their place of
rendezvous wero found n full set of burg
lar's tools and a number of valises contain
ing valuables of nil kinds.
Gov. Campbell, of Ohio, bus refusod to
pardon Isuuo Smith, tbo l'lko county mur
derer. Tbo execution will tuko placo Oct.
Patrick Csrr was killed nnd Charles
Pruetl fatally injured by a Irslgbt trulu
ucur Itocbester, Pu while trumping on tbe
Ilurold McDcrmoll, 10 years old, of
Brownsville, Tuun., sccldentully shot bis
sister, Mls Floy, with a turget rifle. Her
wound is duiigerous.
Nullum Willct, of Norwulk, Cnl., Is under
arrest ou tbo cburge of murdering II. B.
Woodward In Andsi on couuty, Texas, sev
enteen ycurs ago.
Mrs. Driscoll, the young woman who
shot ben-elf In Chicago, and who has been
hovering between lite and death for u few
days, bus died.
Al Lewis, 23 years ot age, Jumped from
a north-bound truiu ou the Illinois Central
lu Chicago, uud sustained a compound frac
ture of the leg. He fell in front of a south
bound train. Health Olllcer Michael Con
neli drugged bim awuy Just lu tlmo to save
bis life. Lewis wss taken to a bonpituL
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Five person were drowned In tbe river
at .Klnkora, N. by tho capsizing of a
iMtat. Tby were Solomon Fletcher, aged
3J; John Fletcher, aced 22; Angslo Fletch
er, aged 24; thoafus Merrick, aged 49;
Alono Cannon, aced The three lirst
were brother. All five wero employed at
Murrell Dobbins' l.rlck-yunl. Tbo men
were bringing twenty-three Isrvo pilings,
each about fourteen feet long, from Silver
lake lce-lioue lu an open boat witli utlnele
sail. In sttenipilng to make land tbelr bout
Those wbo sponk well are not eager to"
speak much. , .
DRIVEN TO HER DEATH.
DRLNK WAS TIlK CAUSE i)f A WOMIK'8
' . ' SUICIDE.
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ritey lllew Up Vrug WoreA flair-Cut.
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"t dansad News .
' Whlky and Ralelde.
Jsmet McKsown, un employe ot Robert
Goelet, crosKod the cottage lawn to the cliffs
to cast bis lines for bis morning's supply of
llsh at Newport, It. I. ..
He saw the body ot'a woman washing
about the shallows amoug tho rocks. He
called the police ami the body was taken V
the staliou, where Walter KiisselL tbe deutl
woman's husband, claimed It. No tuquest
was held, as the cause of berdoalh is known.
tibe returned from it visit to Fall ltlver a
littlo the worse for liquor. She was
abameJ to go home to her busbaud aud
children in thut condliiou, so she took a
room at a friend's boue. She visited ber
family the next morning, and Mr. Bussed
told her she might return to the place where
she spent tbo ulgbt. Becoming desperate
she wandered away to the cliff aud sat
dowu to drown Iter grief iu drink. During
the afiernoou a purty of men found ber ly
ing on a rock below ibo cliffs. Before the
tide could rlo aud sweep her away they
carried ber to tbe bclgths abovd and sum
moned tbe police. She slept off the effects
ot the liquor In a cell at the station, and
sobbed bitterly when slid discovered , ber
whereabouts, bho begged to have ber dis
grace bidden from ber children. She again
visited ber home. Finding ber busbund's
temper unchanged, sho left nguln nnd was
not seen until ber body was found. Mr.
Itustell Is a Now York caterer, wbo spends
eucb summer at Newport.
lllew Up p Drug Stare.
M. T. Handcock's drug store, at Morgan
town, I ud., wus wrecked by dynamite about
VI o'clock at night. Tills Is the second blocK
thut baa beon blown up In tbat town Within
the lust ten duys. Tho bomb was placed iu
tliewalJ near the liquors and oils. J. T.
Norman, another druggist, bus been notified
that bis store will be next to receive atten
tion. Williura Mustclmun, another drug
deuler, bus received a notlco to quit tho
town and Is moving bis goods according to
ruqucsl. Tbo whole trouble bus growu out
of the Icmperuncu people being unublo to
reach their place by duo course of law und
tliu fact thut a grout many drunken brawls
have recently taken placo, iu which men
and women h'uW both llgured. There Is no
clew to the perpetrators, and there Is no
dixpoHitlou on tlie part of law-abiding citi
zen to interfere. Tho duinuge lo tho build
lug uud goods will amouiit to $13,000.
A Ilittd ltobbery.
When Itobort Middlt-toii, a Big Four rail
road operator ut Nortt ludiunupolix, lud.,
lock od up from his work ul 3 o'clock in the
morning bo found a man tandiug before
his oltlco with a bundkerchicf lied over tbo
lower part of bis face. Tho follow iusiunt
ly fired ut' bim through the window, tho
bullet striking bis lo. .Middle ton fell to
the floor uud the robber, supposing lil:n
dead, entered tho room and rilled bis
pockets. He made no attempt to tuko any
of the railroad properly. When the robber
had left Middloion crawled to bis table and
sent a mcuo to tho traiu dispatcher In
Indianapolis lolling hi in what bud hap
"Jack, ike If air Cutter."
Still nuo'.hcr outriigo.oii tho part of "Jack,
tbe Hair Cutter" Is reported. For tho
sixth tlmo within three weeks a Detroit
woman has been bulted on tbo public
street, roughly handled, uud forcibly ahoru
other locks. Millie Mui-coux, a shopgirl,
on her way homo w as stopped by tbe fellow
. on Shcrmuii street, bhe wus frightened und
sturtcd to husleu along but "Jack, the Hair
Culler" seized ber. Throwing one arm
over her face, bo quickly cut off her hair
with a razor, slightly scratching Miss Mar
cou.v'a our as he did so. Then he fled, while
Millio rail scrckming homeward.
Heavy Storm In West VI rg; In lis.
A great storm swept over Wheeling, W.
Va. Co in in u n leu t lou Is cut off from up the
Wheeling Creek Valley, aud It Isimposiiible
to say what tbe extent of the damage is. Tho
Baltimore nnd Ohio railroad is the severest
ufferer. Two or three bridges were swept
away between Wheeling and Pittsburg, and
tralllu is entirely suspended. Great crowds
aro fathered about the Main street bridge,
Wheeling, which it expected to go every
moment. This is tbo structure erected in
place ot the bridge which went out after u
klmllur storm two years ago and carried with
it twenty-live people Tbe twocrecks which
runs through lliu elty are raging torrents
Cellars are flooded und great dsniago hat
been done. Tho electrical displays wus mag
In the valley of Caldwell's Bun, wliero a
dozen llvos were lot In lft8, six or eight
fumllies were flooded and their bridges cur
ried awuy, while a number of cuttle wore
d row ued and much property destroyed.
A Sad MItMk.
A freight-train of the Miuucota Eastern
and a stock-train of the Omaha line collided
on the. Great Northern truck ut Coino,
Minn., one person being killed and nearly
n dozen injurod. James Hill of West Su
perior, the llreiuan of the Eastern train,
was scalded to dcuth under his en
gine. John Brown lout right bund,
aud Win. Johnston of Wa-biugtou State, on
bis way with a load of cattle lo Chicago,
was badly bin mo I und Injured lot eruully.
Absulom Anderson was cut iu the left aide,
John Gander in the faee, aud James English
in the temple, and Frank Young bud part ot
bis nose cut off. A dozen horses snd cattle
were allied. A new switchman, wbo has
been at work only three days, switched
tbo Minnesota Eastern train on tbe wrong
truck. He bas fled. The Injured men are
being cared for at St. Joseph Hospltul, Su
Pauu ' .
NellU Will Wed.
Nellie Bly. tho young woman who
made the circuit of tho globe of a New
York daily newspaper, la to marry and
nettle down to a quiet life. Elizabeth
Jjialunu who set out airaultaneoual
with Nellie Bly to make the round for
n monthly publication, ia to remove to
Boll Pound In the Lnke.
Annlo V. Dallas and ber lover, Lawrence
McBetb, a piano player, quarreled recently
in Cbicugo. Ncxtevenlng the woman'a body
was found In the lake and a day later the
muii's remains were fithed out ot tbe water
not far from where the woman was discov
ered. Whether tbe couple met deatb by
accident, suicide, or murder mar never be
known. Some ot tbe police are inclined to
believe the woman was thrown Into tbe wa
ter by bT lover and thut be subsequently
The woman wus about 24 years old and
ber former homo was at Edensvllle, Ind.
Mc Belli Is said to be from Sarula, Canada.
The victims bad been living together lor
VI. Vlu -.. I
Three men lost tbelr lives and a woman
was fatally injuiel at a small' Are wbicb
broke out shortly before 2 o'clock In tbe
morning In Putuam's Hotel, Chicago,
Tba three rueu were burned to death la
their beds. . Tbe woman was Injured by
lumping from tbe fourlb floor to tbe side
walk. Tbe dead are: Edward Peyton, colored
porterabout 60 yours of age, smothered by
smoke; Unknown white man, a guest,
smothered; Unknown while man, a guest,
smothered and burned beyond recognition.
' Tbe Injured are: Mrs.Cbaries ltobinson, fa
tally Injured by leaping from a fourtb-story
window to tbe sidewalk. Taken in an un
conscious condition to the County Hospital.
Baby, months old, child ot Mrs. ltobinson,
wbo leaped with It In ber arms.
At Manistee, Mich., Louis Sands' "Red"
mill, salt block, salt sbed, and 1,000.000
shingles burned. About 60,000 barrels of
suit were ruined. Loss about $160,000; In
surance about t60,000.
Fire completely destroyed tbo Pillow &
Hersey Manufacturing Company's rolllng
in 11 K in Montreul, throwing 800 men out ot j
employment. The buildings andplnutare
fully coverod by Insurance. Loss $80,000.
A fire broke out lu a saloon in the Couch-,
nor brick block at La liurpe, 111. detroylng .
the block and several stocks of goods. Tbo ;
loss Is about $15,000. Some meu were gumb- j
Hug in tbe saloon at a lalo hour. I
Price & Adams' locomotive and machine
works iu Nuxhvllle, Tcnn, were entirely
destroyed by lire.
Navajo Ulrls and Marriage.
A government agent reports to the
Indiun Bureau that the moat formid
able obstacle to the education of the !
Navajo girls ia the practice of early ',
murriuge. The practice is held in all
Indian tribes, but more especially in the -iioutlierti
tribes. While ail life, animal ;
lis well as vegetable, matures more '
run id I v there, nlill imUuritv of life 1
umontr the Indian girls la forced to the !
extreme. Marriages often occur at
twelve or fourteen yeurs of age. All
the traditions and usage of the Indians
favor early marriages, and if the girl is
not married before fifteen it is a notice-
able circumstance. I
Many girls would prefer remaining In I
school, but the unwritten laws of the
race, ko potential, are nguinst such
conduct Some prefer nn early mar- j
ringe, because an unmarried woman has
no power, while the old woman has a;
very strong influence, and girls who '
ire mothers ut twelve or fourteen are
old nt thirty. There is one tribe where
a feast is made when the girl reaches
the period of womanhood, hoping she
will Und u husuund during the festivi
ties; if not married at the end of the
lirst month or the second month an
other feast is made with the same in
Caauallles In Chlcusro.
An unknown woman about 60 years of
ugo und quite comfortably clad met un in
stuntdeuth. While an engine on the North
western roud was going north the uufor
tunuto creature deliberately walked In front
ot It, and was In an Instant ground almost
to a pulp. Her beud wuh completely se- .
vcred from the trunk, and wus found some
twenty -live feet from the mangled body .
alongside the truck. j
James Clerkins, a laboring man, wbilo at-
tempting to crosa the Lake Slioro tracks nt
Fiftb-nftb street in trout of a city -bound
pusciiger truln, was kuocked down und dan
gerously hurt, lie was removed to bis
Nicholas Kocnljr, a boy 11 years of age,
wus run over and killed by a wagbti at the
corner of Ashland and Chicago avenues.
The boy's dead body was taken to the borne
ot bis parents. . Tho driver of the tcuni hur
ried awuy, aud ofllccrs were started in pur
Two toughs entered Mr. Bagley's boat
building shop and asked for a can iu wbicb
to get beer. They were ordered out, but In
stead of going attacked Mr. Bugley, serious
ly injuring bim.
Killed Illimelf In Saloon.
Despondent and crazed by drink, Robert
Reynolds killed himself in a Cbicugo sa
loon. Reynolds was a traveling man, and
for tbe lust three weeks hud beeu drunk al
most constantly. He entered tbo saloon
wllh Nellie Lalme. Both were drunk. Af
ter drinking Reynolds suddenly cried out
thut be wus going to kill blnnelf, and in tbo
mime UiHtant tired a . bullet through bis
heart. He died almost instantly. The Lalme
woman wus taken to tho station. She suys
thut Reynolds came to Chicago from Kan- '
sos City, where bis father Is a wealthy shoo '
deulor. She also claims thut he asked ber to
marry bim, uud that ber refusal was tbe
eaiiite of his suicide. She said tbat be bud
stolon $1,000 from bU futher und thut bo
bud been drugged repeatedly and robbed ot
most of the money. Tho barkeeper at tho
hotel where Reynolds lodged, who claimed
to have been lullniufely acquainted with
bim, suys that his home was iu New York
und tbat ull his troubles are duo to desertion
by bis wife.
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Unique Shooting Affray. '
The villuge of Muscotuh, near Atchison,
Kan., was iho scene of u unique sbootiug
affray. A Mrs. Plummer accused Dr. Mar
tin, who keeps a drug store thero, of selling
ber husband-liquor, and called at bis, store
add Immediately begun shoolingatblin With
a revolver. She fired three times, one of
the bullets taking effect iu the doctor's leg.
But bo wus not disabled and promptly
pulled bis own revolver, but his excitement
overcame bun and be wus unable to use It.
A clerk In tbe store shied a can of paint at
the woman, bitting ber on tbo cheek, and be
then followed her out upon the sidewalk
and threw bricks at her, but she escaped
without serious Injury. Dr. Martin sworo
out a warrant and she was arrested ou a
charge ot assault with Intent to kill. ,
1 A llniiqaet Under a Itiver.
The opening of traffic by tbe tunnel un-
dor the bt. Clair River between Canada and
tbe United Btates will be made tbe occasion
of a remarkable banquet In tbe tunnel Itself.
Tbe table will be 1,000 feet long, 600 feet on
either aide of the International boundary.
Tbe Chairman will be seated exactly on tbe
ne. un tbe Canadian side of bim will be
the President of tbe United Stales and on
tbe American side the Governor-General
of Canada. 1 '
Narrow Eneape of laengers.
A catastrophe was narrowly averted on
a lake steamer. Tbe steamer Re mora, for
Port Huron, Mich., with about fifty passen
gers abroad, was discovered on fire when
about aix miles from St. Clair Flats. The
passengers were all driven to the upper
deck by tbe flames and smoke. Tbe fire was
foiisht Ineffectually by tbe crow until tbe
tug Jessie came alongside and poured water
Into the bald, subduing tbe flumes. After
examination It was found that Ibe bold was
uninjured and tbe vessel proceeded. Many
of the passengers returned to Detroit by tbe
Jessie, toe much unnerved by tbelr frightful
experience to continue ou tbe Rsmors,
CEUSHED TO DEATH..
WIND . STOKM AND BAIN CACSK A
WALL 10 FALL..
Killed by riamea-AYoathral Wage Bob
k . ber Telegraphic Ilrevltlea from
All Folate. .
' A Fatal Aeeldenr.
A falling wall at tbe ruins of tbe Chicago
Crucible Meet Casting company's works, in
Cbleago, crushed three men and a team of
mules to death and seriously Injured a mau
and a boy. .The dead are: Christian Bread,
aged 46; John Petacb. aged 47; an un
known laborer, 1st search ot work. The In
jured arot Lenke, August, aged 42, Internal
injuries; Charlea Gilow, aged 14, leg broken
und Internal Injuries.
Tbe wall bad been standing since tbo com
pany's works were burned some months
ago. It was an eighteen-lnch wall and
about thirty feet high. Several men sought
shelter from tbe wind and rain behind It,
and Christian Bread, who was hauling
bricks for reconstructing tbe works, drove
up. lie bad scarcely slopped when his
mules -as If by instinct, began to act
strungely and wanted lo move ou. In an
ger be Jerked tbe relna and struck them a
smsrs blow wltb tbe whip, in another In
stant there was a loud cry ot alarm. The
mules leaped forwurd and the men started
from their shelter. But they were too late.
Tbe wall came down with a tcrrltlo crash
whlcn mude tbe wludows rattle for blocks
Men and women from neighboring bouses
ran to tee what had happened. In a few
minutes a great crowd bad collected lu
spite of tbe driving ruin, and a gung of men
were working lo suve victims. . For a time
It was not knowu how many men were
burled. Charles Gilow was the first res
cued. He wus bleeding and unconscious,
but recovered consciousness and was able
to ull bow many wero burled in tbe ruins.
Killed by FUmes.
VA four-story building on Middle street,
London, England, was destroyed by fire.
Six persons were buruod to death and
thirteen were Injured.
Tbo lire broke out iu the work-shops on
tbe upper floor. There wero thirty peraons
lu the building. Two minutes after tbe lire
was discovered tbe building was a muss of
flames. The spread of the tire wus so rapid
thut the work-people found every avenue
of escape, except tho windows, cut off.
Through theso some of the employes
Jumped to tbe ground. Five women
employed by tbe II rm were killed by Jump
ing from Hie windows.
Btaore Kobbed hr m Ilor.
The overland a!nr wuarnlihoH iitnr ITLliili.
Cal. Wells, Fargo & Co.'s treasure-box and !
the United Stutes mull wero taken. Wbilo I
the robber was cuttiug tho mall-sacks open !
Driver McDanlels suupped a pistol at bim, '
but it A'ould not go off. The robber re- ,
treated aud tired two shots ut the driver, I
neither of which took effect. Tbo robber !
wus caught at Cloverdale. He proved to be
a boy about 18 years old, a stranger In that .
community. He traveled somo sixty .miles j
afoot before he wus captured. He hUcceeded I
lu getting about $100 from the stage. Ho '
bus ud in i tied thut be committed the crime. I
A fire at 8 o'clock in tbe morning de
stroyed the center ot tho business part ot
Bruinerd, Minn. The fire first appeared In
the Commercial hotel and many of tho guests
barely escaped with their lives, women
being taken out of upper windows
In their night drestcs. The supply of water
fell short, and In an effort to itimu
lute the water works tho ma
chinery broke and tbo firemen were loft
helpless. From the hotel tho fire spread rap
idly in three direction. It raged for three
hours, and finally, when it died out for lack
of materia., the best parts of three blocks
bad been comsumed. Sixteen business
houses were among tbe buildings burned,
besides the Commercial, the oldest hotel on
the line of the Northern Puellio Road. Tbe j
St. Francis Catholic Church was destroyed,
together with the new parsonage and many
valuable record. The total loss cannot be
estimated closely at this time, but will be
upward of $160,000, wltb not over $30,000
Fire destroyed buildings occupied by
Howe, boots and sboes; Smith, grocery ;
Minnlx & Morrill, dry good; A. B. Smith,
Implement; Hart As Mitchell, dry goods and
the postofflce and News office at Fairfield
Neb. Loss, $19,000; Insurance, $11,000. j
Wife Murder at Iiavenwnrih. I
Tho Coroner's lurv In the - nt Un
Matilda Davis, who was found dead In her
bed two days aro have returned a verdict to
the effect that she was smothered to deatb
by her husband, David Davis. Ho has been
removed to the county Jail. During the ex
amination testimony was produced which
showed that Davis was on ex-convict and
thut only a month ago his wife paid a lum
ber firm in Leavenworth $200 to keep them
from prosecuting bim for the theft of u
large quantity of material from their yards.
A will which Mrs. Duvls made two weeks
ugo, lu wnicli she bequeathed ber property ;
to her children, cannot be found, und it is
the supposition thut Duvis destroyed it, j
r imbed In Front ot an Engine. '
Tho killing of ono man nnd the probable
fatuity Injuring of another at Orrvllle, O.,
turns out to bavo been deliberate murder.
Coroner Solon Boydstou of Orrvllle, who
was acting as policeman during the fair,
bud John Swconey in custody on the depot
platform. Sweeney saw a "pnl" In the
crowd aud made a signal to htm. The latter
stepped up, and Just as the switch englno
wa going by shoved Boydston In frout of
IU The Coroner retained his grip on Sweeney
as be went down, and both men were run
over. Tbo Coroner was Instantly killed and '
i tbe prisoner fatally Injured. ' ' .
I Mrs. MeCabe Defended liar Honor.
! Mrs. McCabe, tbe American lady who shot .
Max Stein, a wealthy merchant of Keyuoso,
Mex., and wbo Is In Jail at Matamoras, bas
tent an account of tbe homicide, with an ap
peal to American wives and mothers for as
sistance to aid In ber defense. She ssysi "I
shot Max Stein, a rich merchant, because of
Indecent proposals to me and bis threat tbat
as an officer be would Imprison me unless I
submitted to bis will. While my husband
was sick in bed be assaulted me, and to pre- .
vent being violated I shot him desd."
They Would lie Amaions.
Borne women ia Qalicla, Austria,
have' sent to the Emperor Francis
Joseph a petition worded as follows:
"Sire: We women of Gallcia, prostrate
at the foot of the throue, present this
our ardent request: At present, whereas
every man, young or old, ia liable to
military service, we women, often '
more robust and courageous than ef
feminate men.think we ought not lo be
excluded. The arms now in use art '
well made and easy to handle. We,
therefore, pray your Majesty te Insti
tute a corps of Amazon volunteers," '
WIN PEP MI33ILE3
An Englishman recommends tomatoes as ;
a remody for dyspepsia and biliousness. ,
Six female doctors were received Into the
faculty ot medicine la Paris In ono week.
A Philadelphia mendicant known as
"Blind Johnny" Is said to be worth, $30,000.
France has tho accumulation of agos,
and there are aoventy-alx mllUonalroa la
the republic . ' ,
The centennial of the discovery of cool
In Pennsylvania to to be celebrated In Sep
tember, 1S91. '
It is woll enough for sH to aspire,
Thackeray used to say "all claret would be
port if It could.
A good many states havo laws forbidding
tho sale of cigarettes to boys, but generally
it Is a dead law.
It is estimated that fully 4,000 Pennsyl
anlans are In the -employ of the UnlDd
It was John Ilenry Newman who aaldt
'Somo mud atlcks longer than other mud
but no mud Is immortal."
' Tbe Milwaukee JrftsWaayst "Mistakes,
are gentle reminders' that we aro becoming
too confldont in oursolves."
The business section of New York is
growing so fast that tho gentry aro being
crowded out ot Fifth avenuo.
Mon who are eurly and are wot not to
speak to you, only show their boorlshnesa.
Gentlemen don't do that way.
A boy In Pccksvillo, N. Y., is said to
have looked in succession two eels whose
comblno length was seven feet. ' ,
' Five gonoratlons of ono family sat for
their photographa In a alngle group at
Springfield, Pa., a few daya ago.
Of oourso if there is a failure in Ireland
of the potato crop there will certainly bo
"a tale of woe" and there may be a famine.
A military cordon has been established
around Lisbon to provont the entrance of
any person from a cholera Infected district.
Hs abolition of the slave trade at Zansi
baivis the first good effect of English influ
ence thoro. Now lot us see if It will stay
Germany has one doctor to 1,600 of popu
lation, France one to 8,107, tbe Unitea
Kingdom one to 1,834, but the United States
one to 600.
Denmark bosldes being several other
very useful things Is a sort of universal
"hennery." It annually exports-over Ul
million eggs. .
It is claimed that Tularo county, Califor
nia, will lose a round half million dollars
this year for want ot ships . to carry its
grain to Liverpool. .
The long rains in France have ruined the
wheat harvest, and tho f armors aro greatly
depressed. Fancy prices are paid for tho
left-over gralu of last year.
Many Settlors In tho Big Bend, Wash.,
country have been driven away by the
ravages of squirrels that swarm in count
less numbers In that region.
' Tho Russian government has made an
appropriation of 1,530 roubles annually for
the maintenance of a Pasteur instituto in
Tlflis for tho euro of hydrophobia.
At L'Oricnt Arsenal, in France, a great
Ironclad war vessel of ll.OJO tons Is nearly
completed. It is strongly armed with un
menso cannon in revolving towers.
It is said that thoro are 7,00) vacant
houses in Kansas City, Mo., and that it
has lost many thousand' of population tho
past two years slnco its "boom" collapsed.
While sleeping in tho railroad station at
Pittsburg a traveler dreamed that his futher
was drowning before his eyes, and his piti
ful appeals for help almost created a panic.
An English medical writer asserts that
cancer is not hereditary In the vast majori
ty ot coses no less than 60 per cent being
caused by external influences upon the
The Italian minister of agriculture haa
recently purchased in England a splendid
stallion named Melton for $30,000. It Is
Intended for tbe royal stables at Venaria
Tho roost valuable metal In the world is
said to be gallium, which Is worth $3,230 an
ounce. Calcium brings $1,800 a pound and
cerium $1,033 per pound. Oold is worth
$340 a pound.
After forty years of work In the employ
of a Yorkr Me., manufactory -tho corpor
ation has rewarded tho faithful aorvlces of
Fannie Ilutchlna by placing her in an old
An eighteen-year-old youth at Cleveland
went to the circus and laughed so much
that he has been unable to stop laugh
ing since. Doctors say the show af
fected his brain.
A faithful dog in Hamilton, Ohio, didn't
abandon its attempt to arouso its drunken
owner who hnd fallen asleep on the rail
road track, until an engine cut off its leg.
The man escaped injury.
A bookbinder in Vionna was called upon
to bind a volume of 103 leaves worth 100,
000 guidon. Each leaf was a bond for
1,000,003 gulden, tho book being the owner's
gift to his only daughter.
China waa on old empire long before -Julius
Ctcsar was master of the world so
far as he knew It, but up to date it has only
ono railroad of eighty-one miles. Tho cost
of building it was $3,000 per mile.
J. W. R. Holey, ot Carnesvlllo, Ga., la
the champion Ushorman of that section.
He caught an eel from W. C. Hall's carp
pond that was 8 feet 0 inches long, 9 inches
in circumference and weighed aix pounds.
Fifteen millions of dollars Is mentioned
as the value of the art treasures accum
ulated In Halford House by Sir Richard
Wallace, and it Is rumored that all this
will go, under tho will, to the English
nation. ...... -
Peter . B. Swoney Is trying to got New
York to undertake improvements along the
banks of the Hudson similar to thoso In
London besldo the Thames. He wants a
grand driveway extending several milos to
Wilson Zackery, colored, of Summer, 8.
C, had a log burned when a child, but It
gave him no trouble until hoaeverely In
jured It two years .ago, Tbe sore refused
to heal, and a day or two ago It had to bo
amputated. A negro drayman wbilo driving a dray
heavily loaded with merchandise at Macon,
lost his balance and fell off, and the dray
passed directly over his neck. Strange to.
aay, it was not broken, but tho negro's In
juries vere serious. . . . ' ,
A tree In Nashville caught fire from an
electric wire Ono limb was burned entire
ly off. A policeman threw water on the
burning limb with a hoae, and when the
water struck the fir he experienced a
sever eleotrto shock. -