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FHIDAY, NOVEMUEU 13, 1885. A CELEBRATEB CASE. AKansas Mayor's Dcatli from tlio EIFccl of Arscnic. His Third Wifa, aged Sixtoon, is Charged with his Murder. Tho ncqulttal ot Mrs. Wnlkup, on trial for tlio lnurder ot lior husbnnd, tho mayor of Emporia, Knn., terminntes n caso which has nttractcd unusual nttontlon and intorest. Tlio nccusod is n boatitiful Southcrn girl, who mot nnd mnrried Wnlkup, a man of forty-nlno, in Now Orleans, sho bolng thon but sixtcon. Within a month nttor tho wodding tho bridegroom ilfcil suddonly, undcr circuin stances whicli lod to tho nrrest of tho young wifo on n chargo of poisonlng. Tha doccased bad famlllos by two provlous wlvos,nnd thoso joinod 1 11 urging tho prosccutlon, thoy having bittorly rcscntod his thlrJ marringo, and belng persuaded that Mlnnio Wallnco nc ceptod hlm only to got possossion of his proporty, which was considernblo. Anautopsy revealod tho presonro of arsenic ln tlio dcad nian's stomach; it was shown that tho dofendant had purclmsod both that poison nnd strychnlno about tho timo her husbnnd wns takcn ill; and tho caongalnst her lookcd blnck. On tlio trlal, howover, strong evi dcnco was eddtieed showlng that tho dead man lmd heon ln tho habit of taklng nrsenio modiclt.ally lor years, and it was furtlior demonstratod that his coiistltution was so im palrod as to londer possiblo nlmost any kind of collapsc, iudcpondent of tho action of tho poison takon mto his systcm. Tlioevidonco, says tho New York Tribune, establishcd a prosuniption fnvoinblo to tho prisoner, but taken alono it probably would not havo accpiitted hor. Tlio fact that sho hndbought poison just at tho timo when her husband was seizcdwith his fatal illness, would, in tho nvorago mind, when plaeed in connection with tho diseripaney in thoiragos, her frankly cxpress-d inditl'crcucetoblm,nud tho tomptation ofl'ered by his property to a poor girl, havo crentod tho conviction that sho was gullty as chargcd. But fortunately the defonco was ablo to bring forwnrd ox culpatory cividonco. It was shown that sho had bought tho strychnlno to clenn a drcss with, and tho arsenic for hor own uso, to ro move ceitain disllguring blotchos from hor faco. This tostiinony, if not wholly conrinclng, at least strcngtlicned tho tho defeneo as nothing clso could havo dono, whilo tho medical ovidonco as to tho condition of tho docoased iiinn's health, and his liabit of nrsonic eating, no doubt turned thoscaloin the prisoner's favor. Nor is it erediblo that her youth, lioauty and winning demeanor produced no ofTect upon that omotional Westorn jury. Such cndow menls havo always exertod a powerful Influ onco in courts of justico from tho timo ot Fhryne downwnrd, and wo may bo suro that thov counted hero. , Not that thero is any ground for suspoct ing tho jury ot unduo bins. On tho contrary tho verdict pf ncquittnl appears to bo fully justified by tho evidenco. But it may bo questionod wliother iiny jury would havo nl lowcd bo much weight to tho tcstimony for tho dofenco lmd tho conditions beon rcvorsed and Wnlkup beon on trial for kllllng his young wife. Tho ease has ex citod Kansas and .Misouri greatly, and it will cortaintly tako its placo as a cnuso colo bro, for tho facts nro remarkablo. Tho proso cution madeout a most daniaging oxhibit on circumstantial ovidence. It was prirna facio ec, strong that boforo tho theory of tho defeneo was dovelopod it seoined to compol conviction. Yet, whon tho caso ot tho defonco was dovelopod, tho most formidablo points in tho proserution wero seen to havo been met, not by subterfuge, but by explanatory and rebutting tostiinony of tho most substan tial charactcr. In fact, from a caso which at tho outset thero appcared scarco ly any oscapo from a verdict of guilty, it changod to ono in which acquit tal was so clearly iudieatod as to seem in its turn tho only coiielusion tho jury could reach. Poisoning cnes aro nearly always full of pitfalls and dilllculties, but this moro than any of its predocos-ors. Yet tho gen eral belief evidently is that justico ha? been done despite tho obscurity and tortuousness of tha circumstnncos. A D0ME5TI0 TRAGEDY, Iliisliaml nml IVlfo t'oiiml Dcail ln II (1. Hr. J. II. Nonamaker and his wifo wera founl dead in bed at Salida, Col with bul lot holes in their toiuple3, From lettcrs left by tliem to tho odit t of tlio D.uiver Xeu-s it seem? that Imth had grown dlscouragod over thoir lnaliihty to got Iriends to indorso n noto for 100, nnd had ngrned to comimt suicido t igethcr. Twelvo o'clock was tho timo ngrcud upr.ii to put their res olutijii into eirect. They rethod with loided plstols, and whon tlio clock told the hour of ini Imght ear'li lired, dyin? instantly. As JS'onainaker was jealous and brutal, the general bo ief nt Salida is that lio killod his wifo during a j -alous ilt, wroto tho lotter oml theu cjimmtU'il suicido. rEOMINENFfEOPLE. Rr.rnr.TAHV I!a.yaM)'s inheritcd dcafnoss Is said to bo mcrcaslng. Wli.ti.Mi Hi-acic, tho Knglish noveliEt, makes about HO.OJU a year lrom his novols. Div, Xoaii roiiTEit, who has just rcslgned tho piesidency of Yalo college, is in his 7-ltu year. I'hesidf.nt Kmot, of Harvard univcrsity, and tho chof iu tho Parker houso rostaurant, Boston, recoivo cach n talary of I.OUO. Tiie Earl of Fifo, a young Scot h noblo man, is tho coniing lfterary orator of his order. IIo is vory rich and iuunllli'ent. Ueaco.nsfiklij talked ln a solt, low volco. Bladstouo talks distinctly iu medium tones, and Lord hSahsbury loudly, olton boister oasly. Ex-I'nESiDENT Ar.Tiiun told a correspond ent in New York that ho had not saved a ilollnr of tho tUOO.OOJ that ho rocoived for I'rebldent Sl j.v-i. A. Hauthoi.di, tho sculptor who mado the statuo of liberty glven by Krnnca to Ainerica, arrived in New York a fcw days ago from Kranco. The most reinunerativo profossorship in tho world is that of 1'rofessor Turner, tha distinguisbed anatomlst of Edinburgh, which f ields hun t'JO,0JO a yuar. U.nitkd Ktates Kn.VATOit Sawveh has given $15,000 to tho Young Jfon's Christian associatlon ot that Michigan towu witb tho melliSuous,nani3, OshkosU. Dn. Oliveu Wexiiem Holmes, having attainod tha ago of threoscoro and sixteen, farotiously remarks that ho is "a Havolntion ary patriot oue of tho men of '70." Adirondack Ml'URAY said, at tha closo of a rocent lecture, tho six yoars that havo passod slncs ho loft tha ministry had bean ipent in graduatiug for another lifo. I'XHKE his predccossor, Jlr. Arthur, Jlr. Clovelnnd cares little for the relaxatlon to ba fouud at tho thoatro. A good walk iu tho opan nlr or a drivo behinu mettled horsas pleases him batter. riUNCE Alexander of Iiulgaria Is de icribed by un Austrian correspondent as "moro than six foet in helght, with broad ihoulders and foatures whoso quiet nobility iujemU the antique. His largo bady is bo ;omIng too masslve," owing to loss of ouUloor ixercisa. King Mllan of Servia is growIn2 xirnulant; Charles of Houmanla U sinall and fitusr tlender. NEWS STJMMAET. rlrrtt nml niddlo Rtitla. Moonv, tho revivalist, has been holdlng largely attended moatlngs in Iloadlng, I'enn. Tmk flshlng Echoonor, Daisy Spralker, Tvhlch sallod trom Now London, Conn., Bep tember 4, nnd was oxpected to roturn wlthm a month, is bellovod to havo gono down with tho six mon on boai-d. TlinAndro monumont, near Tnppan, N. Y., wa blown up by tho oxplosion of a d--namito cartridgo at 10:20 r. t. Iloth bases wero blown into atoms, nnd tha iron fenclng that onclosod tho monument was completolv domolished. Tho shock was so groat that ft broko tho glass in housos a milo nwav. This is tho monument erccted to tho Britlsh spy by Cyrus XV. Kield somo ycars ngo, and it i tho third attempt mado nt its destruction. A rr.ANK on which n safe was belng low crcd in n buildlng at Cohocs, N. Y.. broke, precipitating tho safo on two man, klllingoua and serlously injuring tha otlier. SamueTj Chase, nu ofllco boy sixtoenyears of ago, was accidcntally killod by falllng ogalnst an ink oraser in tho hands of Joremi nli Cuimingham, a fellow euiployo in a Now Yorkbuslness houso. Tho two boys wore skylarking. JIonE than 400 horscs of ovory docriptlon woro oxhibltod at tho third annunl show of tho National llorso Show nssociation, held in the Jiadlson Squaro Gardon, Now York. Tiie boller of a dredging boat oxplodod at tho entranco to Long Island sound, and tho vessol immodintely sanlc, carrying down six men. Ur to rocent doto tho Grnnt National Jlon ument fund had rcached f'JO.OOO. Tiie olllcial roturns of tho voto for Con gressman in tho Ninoteenth district of I'enn sylvania, to 1111 tho vacancy causod by tho cleath of Wllllam A. Dmicnn, show n plural-itj- of 3,030 for Swopo (Domojrat) ovor liair (Kepublicanl. Duiuno tho past fow weeks thro has been a strong nnd steady ndvanco in the prico of stocks in Wall streot, Now York's groat llnnn cial contro, and tho qucstlon is askod, "Doos this mean a general niiprovcmont in tho busi nesa of tho countrj'C' Soulli nnd Wnl, Mns. JIauciahet GALLAniiEn, tha wlfe of a St. Louls pollceman, has given blrth to quadrnplcts, nli girls. This is tho fourth cnso of quailruplets born in tho same block within ton yoars. The municipal eloction in Detrolt resultcd In a Uemocratic victory, Mayor Grummond bolng defeated for ro oloctlon by II. II. ChamberlaliL Seven members of tha St. Louts Knlghts of Labor havo beon arrosteil on tho chargo of attoniptlng to blow ui strcot cars with dyna mite. Tho arrested men aro stroot car strlkers. TmnTEE.v persons wero moro or less dan. gerously injurcd by a boiler explosion in tha jjork packiiig house and proprietary medlclna IaboratoryofAV.il. Akin & Co., Evans Vllle, Ind. Keahiso furthor troublo growing out o( tho auti-Chineso fentinnnt in Washington Territory, Oovernor.Squiro has issuodaproc Inmatfon calling upon all citi.ens to assist in the prosorvation of ordor. 11 nnhltiffton. The I'resident has nppolntod Alfrod P. Edgerton, of Fort IVayno, Ind., civil iorvice commissioner, in nlnco of Dorman i. Eaton, resignod, and William L. Trenholm, ot Charleston, H. C, in tho placo oi John il. Gregory. resignod. Jioth np pointees wero Democrats. Jlr. Ed gerton belng nn ox-moinbor of Con gress. and Mr. Trenholm a commission mcr chant. l'liOKESsou Foweli., director of tho United btates geological survoy, in his sixth innual report, jut lssued, says: "During tho Oscal yoar fair progross was mailo in the topogrnphlc survey of tho United States. An nrea of 6, ,503 square miles was surveyed nnd the maps thereof mada ready for tha cngravcr. Iho average cost of the work was nbout W por snuaro milo. Thoamount appropriatoi for tho suryey for the flial year wals ?4S'J,U40. of which $4S4,OUO was oxpendod." Tiie total oxponditures of tho navy da partment last yoar woro $17,15i,yjy. I.v his annual report tho commissioner gonerul advocates tho enlistment of cooks and bakcis for tho regular nrmy. A rnoci.AMATio.v dosignating Thttrsday, November 20, as n dny of national thanks- givmg was lssued by tho I'resident. Accohding to tho report ot tho register of the treasury, of tho $l,()71,4(;0,20' United ' btates rcgi,tored bonds only 811,7,000 is held nbroad. Dohman a Eaton- has been ro-npnointcd r, , , "'ZiV" comimssion by the l'losidcnt. This makes tho polilical com plo.vion ot the newly.formod commission two Democrats and ono ltopublicau. Tiie Fiesident has appoiuted Wlllam Faxon, of Jlichigan, to bo legisterof tholaud oflko nt Detroiti E. E. Cnrson, of Toxns Jn. dian ngent at Ouray, Utahj I,elgh O. Knapp, of New Mexico, roceiver of pubhc monevs nt bnnta lo. I'ostmastcrs-Otlo II. MilleV, nt Brighton, N. Y.iVT. S. Uannnnkor, atFind lay, Ohio, nnd G. 3L Bhelloy.at Kansns City, ilo. ' ' Forelcu. JIaxila, a prominent senportof tha rhllip pin.e islands, has been snopt by a great tlro- Tiie judges on music at tho International Inveiitiuns oxhibition, Ixindon. hava awarded toveral guld, silver and bronze medalsto American housjs. Fiftv-six Indian prisoners havo beon trlod at A innlpog, .Mnnitoba, for iarticipating in thol'roir I.akn missacre Hur'no- ninl'a rll. non. csixtenn or tno priaoners wero ilis charged, twenty-nino wero sent to tho peni tentiary forponcxls ranging between twenty and two yoars, and oloven woro sentoncod to bo hanged. The Norwegian bark Aquila has founderod olt Gothenbur, SwoJon. Twenty-two twr ons wero drowuod. LAID QUIETLY AWAY. Tlio Iturlnl or .'oii. IrClfllim srr. vlce in civ Vorlt anil Tmiicon. Vithout pomp or military display the re- mains of Geneial McClellan woro buried in ltiverside cemetery, nt Trenton, N. J. Tha simplo funeral servicos wera held early in tho moriilng nt the Madison Squaro I'resbyterlan church, in Now York. Tho pall-bcarers woro Major Genoral Winllold S. Hancock.General XV. B. Franklin, General Fitz John l'ortfr, General Joseph E. Johnston, Gonerul Martin T. McMahou, General Ansou U. JlcCook, Coloiifl Edward II. Wright, Honry C. Kol scy, William C. I'rlmo. S. L. II. Bnrlow, Abram H. llewitt, Johu T. Agnow, Thatchar St. Alams, and Joscph W. Alsop. Many of tha dead soldiar's former comrades in anin woro also present. From Now York tlio hody was conveyod to Trenton, whoro business was entirrly suspendeJ, niiniiteguns wero llred and the bolls wera tollod. The memliersof Hnyard Post, O. A. It. , carne.1 tho collin from tho train to tha hearso, and members of Aaron Wllkos Post walkcd on either sido ot the hearse. In tha processlon wera the mayor and common council of Trenton, tho Fenniylvnnia commandery pf tha inilitarv ordar ot tho I.oynl Igio'n, tha Pago I.lbrary associatlon, of Puiludel phla, nntl the Young Mon s Hepublican nnd Denioerntlo clubs of Trenton. Amom thoso present wero United Ktates Sanator feewell, Governor Abbttt and ax.Governors Ludlow and Parker, General Ilartrautt, of Pennsyl vunla, all tho New Jersey Stato olllcers, and nearly all the leadlng momlwrs of tho Stato Judlciary, At tho grave tho coremonlas wero tlmpla and briaf. Tiik luinbcr oierator8 of Mnine, with ono or two Hiivptiom, liava agread to amploy no man iu tha woods during tho wiuter uuless he hus recently beon vacciuutod. LATER NEWS. W. XV. II askett, ox-Unltod Stntcs dis trict nttorncy for Aloska, wns killed nt Nco dlcs, Cal., by fnlllng from n traln. Ho was on his way to his homo Iu Iown, having boon removcd from oillco. TllK report of Second Comptrollor May nard shows that iluring tho past flscal year, 37,150 clalms nnd nccounts wero oxnmined nnd sottlod, ninoimtlng to f 120,137,14S. Tho immbor oxninlnod nnd sottlod dur ing tho provlous flscal year wns 27,780, nnd tho ninountS102,(",0,112. Thonverngo month-lj- cinploymcnt of clcrks wns sovonty-nlno. Thero wero lx:ndlng nnd undotermlnod on Juno 1, 1SS5, 2,!)jI clainn nnd nccounts, nnd on Novembor 1, 2,730. Amono tho vlsitor during Prosidont Clcvoland's ubllc roccption, tho othcr nftor lioon, w:us a lady, ncconipanlcd by her hus band, who had jiut beon niarriod for th0 third timo, nnd who for tho third timo had mado n bridal trlp to tho Whito Houso, hor twoprovious vislts boing during thoadniinis tratious of Grant and Haycs. Tiiu Presldont hns appointcd Ilobort B. Smith, otlloiitann, to ba Unitod Stntes dU trict nttornoy for Montnna, nnd Pnul Dowl ing to bo postmnster nt Greonfleld, Ia. A iiand of robbers bnardoil n traln in Itnly, shot down tho gaurd, socurod 11,000 fratics and jumpod in satety from tho traiti whilo lt was runnlng at full spaod. Titn number of omigrants who nrrived at tho jiort of New York during tho past fiscal yoar is 20 1,01 3. . Sti:i'Iii:n li. WAi,iisr.nY,llfty-ninoycnrsoHi chief clcrk iu tho Now York buroau of elou tions, has vommitto l suicido by shooting. IIo had been mado sick by ovcrwork. Fl'Mj rcturns put Hill'.s majorlty for gov ernor of New YorUnt 11,0.10, nnd Jonus' nia jority for lieutenant-govornor nt 4,000. Two young men in n f-mall boat got into tho rapld current nt tho Niaara Fnlls, and wero cnrriod over tho groat cataract, Joiin McCl-llough, tho ominent Amori cau actor, dled tudJonly n fow days kIiico nt his homo in 1'hilndclphia, to which ho had boen removod rocently from . Now York in sano nsyium. IIo was born in Ireland in 1837, nnd for many yoars actod with Forrost , tho tragodian. CiliEK Justick Hayes, of Idaho, has just sontenced eight Mormons undor tho Ediuunds nct ngaiust polygamy to tho full cxtcnt of tho law. A fibe in tho old Fnrwell block, a big Chi. cago businoss building, has causod an nggro gato loss of f 40J.030. Duiuno a tornado in tho vicinity ot Dnn gerflold, Tcxns, Hnrdy I'itman (colored), his wifo nnd their four childre'n wero killed. A widow namod Bruco nnd her duughtor wero dangorously injurcd. Titn, villngo ot I!rown3villo, Ala., has beon totally dostroyod by a tornado. Jlany peoplo wero injurcd. HOX. KMIL KEISrAVETTEH, tho Ohio au ditor of stato, met XV. J. Elliott, oditor of tho Sunday Capital, m tho corridor of a Columbus hotol nnd shot nt him twico, ono bullet piorcing tho oditor's hand. Keiaowottcr wns arrestod and gavo bail. Thero has been a long-standiug feud botweon tho two men, growing out of an attack mado upon tho oflldnl in tho oditor's pnper. Mns. Siiy nnd her clovon-year-old son wero shot nnd killod by a band of Indiatis noar Demiug, New Mexico. Additioxai, appointmonts by tho Presi. dont: JnmesA. Bayard, of Maryland, a son of Secretary Bayard, to bo socretary of Ari zona; Josoph C. Stranghnn, of Indiana, to bo survoyor-ceneral of Idaho; Jamo3 A. Daw son, of Colorado, to bo survoyor-goueral of Colorado; John Hise, of Arizona, to bo sur-Yeyor-general of Arizona; Goorgo Frank Bay loa to bo survoyor of customs for tho port of Port Joirerson, N. Y.; Edward lt l'ierco to bo appraiser of merchandiso in tho district ot Portland and Falmouth, Mo. ; Bussoll G. Woodman to bo assistant nppraiscr of merchandiso in tho district ot Poitlandnnd Falmouth, Mo. ; Itobert A. Thonipson to bo npprniser of merchandiso in tho district of San Francisco, Cal. ; Christian Rois to bo as sistant nppralser of merchandiso in tho dis trict of San Francisco, Cal. PnESiDEKT Ci.uvei.anu has issued n proclnination comninnding all pcrsons nt Soattlo nnd other placoj in Washington Ter ritory who havo assomblod for unlawful pur posos to desist therofrom nnd to disporao nnd retiro penccably to their homes. Thoproclam ntion has beon issuod becauso it was fearod violonce nnd bloodshed would rosult from tho intonso anti-Chineso feeling lately exhibitod in tho Territory. Tuhkey has notifled tlio European powers that n Servlan invasion of Bulgaria will bo regarded as a causo for war. Warliko prnparations continuo in Turkey, Bulgaria, Sorvia and Groeco. Tm: EnglUh court nt Y'okohama, Japan, has assossod damages of $100,0JO against tho British steamer Glumorganshlro for sinking tho American shlp Clnrissa B. Carver. A MOVEUENT ot great importanco is bolng quiotly organizod among tho variom socio ties of Irisb workinginon. It is jiroposod to form a vast federation comprisingall tho rep rosoutativcs of organlzol labor iu Ireland for tho solo purposo of keoplng out of that country all goods of Bntih nrinufacturo, with tho oxception of such nrtlclos as Ireland is unablo to pmluco. I.o.NDox has been for weeks oxcitcd over tho trial of F.ditor Htoadof tho PallMall Ga ztite, nnd othorsforthonbduetiunof n young girl, Eliza Armstrong, against her father's will Tho defeneo claimed that tho child was taken with her mother's consent tho object of Mr. Stead boing to obtnlu ovidonco ns to tha ilngrant iratnorality prevailmg In tho English metropolis. Tlia jury found Mr, Stead and a Mrs. Jarratt gullty nnd ncqult tod tho others. Great crowds tlirongod tho court room nnd adjacont stroots during tho progross of tho trial. INCOME AND OUTLAY. l'lio iinvoriiinrnt'M Itcrclpt nnd IIx pendltiiro for a .ilo. tli. The following is a compdrntlvo stntomont ot tho rocoipUaudexpendituroi ot tho UnitoJ Btatos during Octolwr: li'ceipti. Source. Oitaber. SinceJulyl. Customs f 1(1,1 12,000 07,172,800 Int revn'o ll,30,S.Vi 3'.l,3S!,3l) I Misc'lau's l,iiVJ,0yj 7,113,373 Total .. Ordinnry.. Pensions. .., Interost,... Total.. 2S,S72,y0. Exjieiulitures. ....$13,331,400 .... 1,310,410 .... 0,(501,703 21,533,073 113,G75,4!w 40,212,S2a 2.'),477,IU 20,302,511 05,022,4SO AMMAL REPORTS. Wliat Sonio IJrancIios of QoTorn incnt Havo liceti Doing. First Yoarly Statoraont of tlio Gov ernor of Alaska. Governor A. P. Swlnotord, of Alaska, has mado his flrst annual report to tho socretary of tho intorior on tho condition of alTnlrs in that district. Ho arrivod at Sltkn on Sop tcmber 15 nnd was cordially rocoivod. Tho report slatos that sovornl schools havo boon establishcd at diffcront points in tho Torri tory by tho ngont ot tho oducational buroau, nnd an Increasod nppropriation is roquostod for tho oxtonsion of thoso schools. Tho chll dron aro siid to manlfcst moro than tho avor" ngo nptltudo for study, nnd tho Alouts nro cspocially anxlous for tho ostablishmont of English schools in their midst. A caroful ostlmato ot tho population of soutlK-nstern Alaska placos tho numbor ot whites nt 1,000 nnd nativoi nt 7,000. Tho nntivo Alasknns aro said to bo oducatod to somo cxtcnt in tlio olomntary branchos, nnd to bo membors of tho Grnck, l'rosbyterinn nnd Catholic churches. Thoy nro not In dinns, nnd dlllTcr in nppenrancc, hablt, lan guago nnd in other rospocts from tho In dlans of tho Unitod Slates. Tho governor dwells at length upon tho groat natural ro sourcos of Alaska, and bovorely nrrnlgns thoso Bovornment agcnts who havo repro B3ntod tho country ns inclemont to n dogrco that procludos tho cultlvatlon of crops or tho keeping ot domostlo nnimals. Nowhere, says ho, iu his homo travels, from I.ako Supcrior to tho Gulf of Mexico, hasho soon a morolux urinnt vcgetation than in fc'outhoastern Alaska. Tho hardlor vegotables all grow to mnturity nnd to onormous sizo, nnd tho cnt tlo nro sleck and in tho best possiblo condi tion. Stcnm liiNpoctlon Korvlco. Tho buporvising inspoctor gonornl of stoam vossels reports tho work of tho stoam boat inspoction servico for tha fUcnl yoar onding Juno 30, 1SS5, as follows: In tho tlo mestic sorvico Total numbor of vessels in spectod, 5,l!'i8; total tonnngo of vcssols in spocted, 1,OOS,3G'3.05; total numbor of olllcers liccnsod, 2.5,2-1.). Tho rocelpts woro: From inspaition ot stoam vessols, $08,851; from salos of licensos, $12,017. Total ?111,4GS. Tho totnl number of nccidcnts during tho year resulting in loss ot lifo was: Firo, 1; col lisions, 0; oxplosions, 10; snngs, wrocks and sinking, 5. Total, 31. Tho total number of live-s lost liy nccidonts from vnrious cnusos during tho yoar was: From firo, 1; explo Mons or accidentnl c-icajw of stoam, 41; collUious, 11; sungs, wrocks and sinking, 21; nccidentnl drowning, 55; miscollane ous causos, 4. Total, 131. Total num bor of lives lost in 1SS4, 271. Totnl num bor of livos lost in 1845, 13J; docreaso in 1SS5, 13S. Of tho number of livos lost in 1885, 47 wero pnssengers nnd W wero olHcers or por sons emploved on tho stoamers. Tho loss ot lifo onsteam vessols for tho ihcal yoar is tho mlnimum loss vot reeorded. bcinir but ono to each 43 steamers insjicctcd as against ono to ench threo steamors inspoctwl tho year pro viousto tha stoamfjoat law of 15.'. Rovonno ?Inrluo Scrvlcc. Tho roort of tln chief ot the rovonuo ma rino shows that the work of this servico for the past yoar cnmpares favorably with that of auy fofmor liko penoJ. Tho aggrcgato numbor ot miloi cruUo.1 by its vessols during tho past year was.'112,0 !l. In enforcing tho pro visions of law and tho protoctlon of tho roviue 24.1S1 merehant vosls wero boarda 1 and examina I. This item ot work vnris from year to year, bolng proportlono 1 generally tothonc tivlty of ocean and lake comiiierco. Of this numuer 1,425 vos-els wero found violating tho law in somo particular, nml wero either soizod or rcportiil to tho projwr nuthorities. Tha vessols si roported or sei.ed iucuiTod liability to iinos, pnalties or forfoitures aiuouuting to a totnl sum of f'fM, 51.5.55, about two-thirds tho cost of the servico, whicli last year aniounted to iS10,807. Tlio AilliHnnt fionoral. Adjutant General Drum. iu his annual re port to tho socrotary of war, invites nttan tion to thu subjuot of tho (disoleto nrnis and nmiminitiou in the hands of tho Ktato militia or storoil iu the sovoral Stato nrmories. It would, hosnys, seom a most wiso measuro if at tho approaching so tion ot Congres a gonoral nct was pnsswl providing tor iinniediato rxchnngo, when roquested, of nll olisoktn nrnis now in tho hands of tlio militia of tho sevcral Stnts for improved Springfleld rillos, caliber . I5,nnd appropriato nmmuuitlon thoref. r. IIo rocomnionds that iion-commlssionwl olllcers nnd piivatos on the retired 11st ba paid a gross sum iu nionoy in l:eu of thoir pre.-ent pay and coinmutntion of allowaucos, and ho subuiits a tablo em bolying a proprsition to pay thom at rate3 varying from f ..l. Iu pir month for chief mu sicians to $23.00 for aittllecrs. ICcnltH or tlm Army. Tho surgeou geueral in his annual report to tho secretary of war subuiits tho usual statc ment of financos an 1 geu.'ral tr.iusactious of his buroau for tha IWri year cndod Juno 30, l"vS5. Tho money value of hopital supplles i-sued during the flscal yoar was VK1.2J5. "ln alditiou ta tho ordi nary roiutroments of the sorvire," Goi.oral Murrny says, ''provision should bo mado for cmcrgonr-ies, nnd iu vlw of tho strong possihillty. if not prolmbillty, of nn nvasion of this country by cholorn bjforo ' tho closo of tho onsulng llscnl yoar, it is o irnostly desirwl that Congrcsi mako provis ion by adoquato nppropriation to onablo thisdopnrtmont to ndopt overy moans within its provinco to prevent, ns far as possiblo, ha spro.i 1 ot t'.iodisaisj m tha army." ICeport ot tlio I'lrsl Comptroitor. Tho annual report ot First Comptroller Durhatn shovs that during tho Hscal yoar ondod Juno 30, 1S8.5, OS.tWO warrants, nggro gating $1,004,1175,111, wero oxnminod, n-is-terod und countei-siguo.1, nnd that 2ii,Gt50 nc counts, nggrt'gating $3,:157,521,415, rocoivod from tho nuditln? olllcors wero rovisod, ro coixlod and cortiliod to tho rogistor. l'lir miiolor oiiorul' Itcporl. Pnyinastor Gueral Ilochostor, in his an nual roport to tho socrotary of war, shows that tho disbursonionts mado by his buroau during tho last flscal yoar nmountcl to $13,483,727, ineludlng $197,000 to tho signal scrvico.and $213,000 to tho military ncademy, and $13,319,4 13 on army pay rolls. FIVE ATABIRTE. An Olilo I aruinr'n WIToIiav Flvo lloys at Oiico. A remarkablo story comos from Honry county, Ohio, just west of Tolodo, which, It it wero not thoroughly substantiatod, would ba hardly erediblo. It is to tho eirect that sovcral days ago tho wifo of Wilholm Frcund, a German farmer, gavo blrth toflvachlldren, all boys, nnd that all tho Infants aro well foriucd nnd nlivo. AVhen a corro spondent Investigatcd this stupendous in crea$3 ho fouud thnt tho event is but ono ot a geries that havo hnppeiiod in this iutercsting family. Mrs. Freuud is tliirty-six yoars of ngo, nnd during her nlnctoou yearsof mnrried lifo has given birth to twonty-ono childron, e'ghteen of whom aro now nlivo. Tho other threo llveil to vnrious nges over a year. Tho niother i? dcsenbod ns a comely Ger man woman, rawboned and sparo, and tho father short nnd soli.l, but not iortly. This happy couplo livo on a sinall fnrm, which tho husband tills with tho nssistnuco of his nu morous proccny. Somo of tho childron, it is said. wero born in tbo hay Held. whoro tho' niother waj at work. te: national debt, Itlontlily Stntciiicn of llin Conilltlou of thn Federnl Flnnncea. Tho following lsa rocapltulatlon of tho na tloiml dobt stntenient issuod for last month: n(e)-cit-tcarii(72cot. Bonds nt 4 $ pcr cent, $250,000,000 00 Bonds nt 4 por cont. 737,74.1,350 00 Bonds nt 3 por cent 101,100,500 0J Uetunding ccrtificatcs nt 4 pcr cent 223,600 03 Navy penlon fund nt 3 por cent. 14,0J0,00J 00 Pacillc Hailroad bonds at 0 per cent. 01,013,512 00 Principal $l,200,7rs,Ki2 00 Iuterest 0,505,018 10 Totnl $1,270,374,110 10 Debt on wlnch mteicst hn3 ceasod slnco maluiity: Principal $3,734,303 20 Intoiest 210,38-1 50 Total $3,0o3,GS 70 Debt Ucarinu no Intercst. Old demand and legal tendornotos $340,738,841 00 Ccrtiflentos of deposlt, 18,145,000 00 Oold certlllcntes 100,020,700 00 Silver certlficates 93,140,772.00 Fractlonnl curroncy, less SS375.i'34 estlmated nslost or dostroyod 0,901,102 80 Principal $574,012,535,83 Dcbl Pcnrio no InteresU Old demand and logal tcnder Total Debt. Principal $1,639,525,003 14 Intercst 9,815,332 00 Total $1,843,310,333 74 Loss cnsh itcms nvnll nblo for rcduction of tho debt $233,801,475 27 Less reservo held for rcdemption ot Unitod Stntes notes $100,000,000.00 J333,SU4,475 27 Total debt, loss availablo cash Items $l,514,47.r),Sr) 47 Nct cnsh in tho Treasury .... 00,81S,202 38 Debt less cash in tho Trensury, Nov. 1, 1S83. $1,447,057,508 09 Debt less cash in tho Troa3ury Oct. 1, 1SH.5 1,400,931,342 27 Decreao of debt during tho moutu. 13,270,774 13 Ctish in tho Treatury. Availablo for roduction of tho public debt, Gold held for gold certifl- catc3 n-tually outstnndlng, $109,020,700 00 Silver heM for silver cortlll- cato3 nctually outstandin, 93,140,772 00 Unitwl Stntes notes held for cortiflcntes of deposlt nctual ly outstanding 18,145,090 00 Cnsh held for maturod dobt and intercst unpaid 13,549,037 80 Fractional currency 2.305 41 Total availablo for roduc tion of tho debt $233,801,475 27 Ilcserre Fund. Held for rcdemption of Unitod btates notes, acts of Jan. 14, 1"5, and July 12, 183-,..7.$100,OOG,000 00 Unnvnila b 1 o for rcduc tion ot tho dobt: Frac tional silver coln $22,905,535 70 Minor coin 719,831 24 Sa.O.SCO 94 Certificates held ns cash (13,43-',3G1 00 Nct cash balanco on hand 00,818,292 38 Totnl cash in tho treasury as shown by tho treasurer's general nccount 4S7,S09,49S 59 Nat increno in cash 3.804,311 51 THE ELECTI0NS. Fncta nnd Flcrurc n(lirrad from tlio Votc In Vnrlont Stntes, Tho most importnnt foatures of tho voto ln tho vnrious Statcs in which oloctions wera held nro as follows, tho flgures given being thoso rocoivod up to tho hour that this sido of our pnper wont to press: In Now York tho Democrats woro suucoss ful, Governor Hill boing vloctcd by nbout 12.00J plurality over Uavonport. Iho Pro hibition voto was larger than that ot lnst yoar. Tlio logUlaturo is Ropublican in both 'ranches. For lioutonant-govornor, Goneral Carr, tho Hepublican nominoo, ran nhead of his ticket. In New York city Ilill's plurality was 40,001, against a plur.ifity of 43,001 for Cleveland last j'ear. Prosldent Ulovelnnd votoilearlv in Dutfnlo, and in tho evoning ro turned to Washington. Tho Tainiiiany llall caiididato for Bhcrilt was clectod iu Now York city. In Virglnia Gonornl Loe, tho Djmocrntio candl latu for governor, wns electod by about 2),000 plurality. Tho legislaturo was re portod Domoeiv.tlo in both branelios, which would cnsuro tho loturnof n Domocratlc suc cesor in tho United Statos Senato to Senator Mahono. In Massaehusetts Governor Boblnson is ro olected by a plurality of about 20,000, his plurality l,vt year bein' 5i,0OJ nml moro. Tho li'giMaturo is hoavily Hepublican, al though tho Domocrats havo mado somo gnins. In Pennsylvanla a light voto wns polled, and Ouay, tho HepublKan candiilato was clortod stato treasurer by about !!0,000 plu rality. ln Phila.lelphia tho Hepublican local tlckot was succesiful. In Now Jersey tho Hepublicans wero suc ccssful ln keepmg control of both branchoj ot tho legUlaturc. In Connecticut, whoro, ns in Now Jersoy, tho eloction was for membors of tho logisla turo only, tho Demoernts gainod hoavily. Tho senato will stand nbout as follows: He publicans, 14: Dem.icrnts. 10. Last yoar thero wero 17 Hepublirans, and 7 Demijcrnts. Tho houo will stund nbout 129 Hepablicans to 112 Domocrats, and 2 Indepondents. In Iowa the Hepublicans electod thoir Stato ticket over tho Fusion candldates by about 20,000 majority. In Maryland tho Domocratlc Stato ticket was electod, and a majority of Democratio catidlJatos for tho legislaturo wero success ful. In Mi$si?s!ppi Governor Lowrv wns ro elocted withnut opposition A fov Inde- Eondents woro olootcd to tho legislaturc, that cly being ho ivily Democratic. In Nobraska tho Hoimblican Stato ticket was victorious by about 15,000 majority, Two specinl olections for Congrcssmon wero held ono iu New York city, to succecd S. S. Cox, nppointed Unltixl Statos niinistcr to Turkey, nnd tho otlier in llllnois, to llll tho vacaney cnused by tho denth of Heubon Ed ward. In Now Vork Camploll (Democrnt) was elo.'ted, an.l iu IlllnoU Hopkiii3 (Uopub llcan) was successful. I.ntcr Itolnrnv. Ijitor. roturns givo Hill for governor of Now York a plurality of about 11,010. ln tho New York legislaturo tho Hepublican majority on jolnt ballot is 30, being 10 in tho senato and 20 in tho assombly. In Now Jer sey tho Hepubricnns hava 5 majority in tho senato and 4 in tha assombly, innkiug 9 on on jolnt ballot. Iho Connecticut legislntura Is Hopubllcan by 12 on joint ballot, a Hepub lican loss of 71. In Yirglnin Lee's majority forgovornor is over 25,000, nnd tho Demo crats hava n two-thirds majority in both branches of tho legislaturo. In Maryland tho Democratic Stato ticket was tueeess ful by noarly 30,000 majority, and tho legislaturo is noarly two-thirds Domocratlc, In Pennsylvanla, Quay, Ho publlcan candidato for Stato treasurer, has a majority of over 35,000. Iu Iowa tho He publican majority on tho Stato ticket is about 10,000. Tho Hopublicans havo n majority iu both brnnchos of tho legislaturo. Mus. Saiia Althea Ilit.L, who hns beon mado notorious by her htigution with tho Cnllforuia niillionnlre, Sh'irun, wili follow tho coursj which has lH?tomo jiojmlur of lato years with tho feninlo pnrticlpauts in publio scandnls. Sho is goinj to become an actres3 a stnr. COLLISM ON THE OHIO. A Stcnmboat With a Circns on Uoard Ooes Down. Mon, Horso3 and Other Aniinals Struggling in the Water. Botwcenl2nnd 1 o'clock a. m. thosids wheol steamboat J. XV. Gnir, of tho Momphls packet servico, ran into tho stoamboat Moun tain Girl, which instantly sank in twelve foet of wator, which camo Rovoral feot abovo her cnbln lloor. Tho nccidentoccurrodon tho Ohio river, just bolow Aurora, Iud., nnd ro sultod in tho loss of probably two lives. "Tlio World's Show," a circus nnd vnrioty organlzation, was travel Ing on tho Mountnin Girl and oxhiblting nt tho river towns. Tho following Is tho stata ment of tbo clcrk ot tho J." W. Gnir, whicb nrrivod nt tho Cmcinnati wharf tho next mornlng: "lt was nbout half-past 13 o'clock this mornlng, nnd wo wero coming up tho river loisuroly. Tho nlght was torribly dark nnd it was rninlng so hnrd that our pilot could not soo verv far ahead. Just as wo woro rounding tho polnt threo mllos tho othor sido of Aurora tho pilot dlscovorod tho Mountaln Girl rigltt nhond of us. IIo Iminodiatoly gavo two whistles for her to pas3 to tho left. Thoio was no nnswer, and wo pullcd toward tho Indiana shoro. But a socond lnter tlio pilot wns horrilled to seo tho Mountaln Girl hea ling nlso for tho north sido of tho rlvor. Ho jumpod to tho bell ropo, roversed tho cnginos, nnd ngnln blew twoslgnals. But lt was too lato. Thero was a confuod jinglo ot bolls ringing nboard tlio Mounlaln Girl, nnd nmid all this tcrrible ilin the show boat ran across our bow and s.ank in nbout ono-tonth tho timo it hns taken mo to toll you nbout it Thcn wo jumpcd in small bonts and went to rcscuing tho peo plo. During this timo tho gientost confusion provailed. Tho pooplo nboard tho show boat wero nearly all asleop, nnd when thoy rushod out to seo whnt had causeil tho tcrriblo crash thoy woro met at their stateroom dojrs by four foet of water. Their bnggago and tho clothlng thoy had just taken olf wero lloating olt into tha river, whilo thoy themselvos wero dazed and know not which way to turn. Tho men jumped hnlf nakod into tho river. Tho women tollo wed with f rlghtful screams, nnd tho show horses, which woro stabled on tho lower deck, strugled and porished in their stalls. Tho dlsastor may bo chargod entirely to tho pilot of tho Mountaln Girl. Ho paid no attention to our sigual, nnd sunk his boat through carelas3iies.s. I undcrstaud tho captain was also in tho pilot houso at tho timo ot tho ac cident." So far ns could bo nscertained thero wero but two pooplo mi.sing from tho .Mountaln Girl's pnssoner list John King, of t'incin nntl, tho light man of tho show, nnd Dick Harrell, canvas man, of I.awrcnceburg, Ind. TIiisj wero supposd to havo lon drowned. Tlio "World's Circus'' belongcd to Georgo Hol land nnd John McMann.nnd their loss is nbout $10,0)0. They have lo-t ton valunblo ring horses worth from $20J to $5'M npie.-o, nnd ono vory flno nnimil va'uod nt $1,200. Tho sido show, consiatiiig of monkoys, snnkos nnd other rurinslties was entirely lnst Tho Mountaiu Girl was worth about W.000. THANKSGmNG DAY. Tho I'revldeiit'N I'roclnmntlon Dc IgnnlliiG: n Dny for 'I'linnlcv. Tho I'resident issued tho following procla mation setting apart Thursday, November 20, as a day of thanksgiving nnd prayer: By tho President of tho Unitod States of Americo. A PnOCL.MIATIOX. Tho American pooplo havo always nbun dnnt causo to bo thankful to Almighty God, whoso watcliful cnro and guiding hand hava beon manlfested iu ovory stago of their na tional lifo guardlng and protocting them iu timo of poril, and safoly loading thom in tho hour of darkness nnd of dnnger. It is fltting and proper that a natiou thus favorod should on ono dny in every yenr, for thnt purposo osiocinlly appointcd, publicly ncknowledgo tho goodness of God nnd return thanks to Him for nll His grncious gifts. Theroforo I, Grover Cloveland, Prosi dent of tho Unitod Stnto3 of Ainerica, do heroby ilesignato nnd sot apart Thursday, tho 20th day of Novamber, lnst., as a day of public thanksgiving nnd prayer, an.l do in voko tho obervauco of tno tnmo by all tho peoplo ot tho land. On that day let all Bccnlar businoss bo sus pended, nnd lot tho peoplo assemblo in their usual places of worhip, and with prayer and songs of praiso dovoutly testlfy their grati tudo to tho Givor ot overy good and porfect gitt for all that IIo has done for usin tho year that has passod; for our proervation ns n united nation and for our deliveranco from tho shoclc and dnnger of politieal con vulsion: for tho blesings of poaco and for our safety and quiet whila wars and rumors of wars havo asitated and nlllicted other nations of tho earth; for our security ngainst thi scourgo of pestilence, which m other lands has claimed Its dead by thousands nnd fillod the stroots with miurn ers; for plentoous croj s whiih roward the labor of tho husbandman nnd increaso our nation's wealth, and for tho contontment throughout our borders whicli follows ln tho train of prosperitv nnd abundauco. And let thero nlso bo on tho day thus set apart a rcunion of fnmilies, sanctifled nnd chastcned by tender moinorios nnd nssoeia tlons, nud let the soclal intercourso of friends with jiloasant rominiscenso renow tho tios of nffection nnd strengthon tho bonds of kindly fcolinc. And let m by no means forget, whilo wo givo thanks. nnd onjoy tho coinforts whlrh. havo crown'.-d our lives, that truly gratoful hearts aro ini'lined to doods of charity, and tlnt a kind and thoughtful romeinbraiico ot thu poor will doublo tho pleasures of our con dition and rcnder our praiso nml thanksgiv ing moro aceeptablo in tho sight of tho I.ord. Duno nt tho city of Washington, this second day of November, ono thonsand eight hun ilrodnnd eightv-five, nnd of tho ni lep n tlenco of tho L'nited States tho ono huu dred and tenth. GnnvEit Ci.evel vnd. Bytho Prosident T. F. Bayaiid, fc.ee. of Stiito. TIIE NATIONAL GA.UE. MonniLt. has been a momber of tho Boston :lub for ton conseeutivo seasons. Pitcheh Corcouan is tho only player not reicrved by tha Noat York club. IlAi.TiitoliE wants to desert tho American issociation and go into tho leaguo. The dlrectors of tha Canadian lengua havo resohetl to further tho iuteruatioual leagua ichcmo. PnonABLT ona or two of tho New York players will go to New Orleans to play this wintor. The St Louls Loaguo club hasslgnol Ca hill and Bauor, tho strongost mon of the At lauta club. The best battlngclub in tho Eostorn leagua was the National team; tho Wnterburys wero tho best Hehlers. McConiilCK, tho pitcher.who didsuch good work for tha Chicago club, rafuses to sign, and says ho will not play noxt t-eason, The big flsh aro aflcr tho littlo fish as usual. Tho mlkados of tho Longue nnd Ameri can associatlon nro busily engage 1 helping tho players of tho minor oiganizations break their contracts and ivaervations. A (iaiie of bnsjball on roller skates wns playcd in a Clevolinid nnk tho other dny. lt is excitlng nml f unny to tho speetators. To tho players lt is bruisuu, exhilarnting nnd ncrobatic. Tha trlck is to taud till, nml no ono can do tho trick. Men fall when tluy throwtho bnll, fall when thoy.maka a catcli or a iiick-up, and fall when thoy want to stop ou a liaso.