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"VfTiTTi (TiTTi Ml 1 1 IT kuce five czina VOL. TIISO. 3ft). GRAND TwiPIDS!. HICIL MONDAY HORNING, DECEMBER 28, JCD1 A 7 T I !-! TWTED A TTTTtT iiUyniiviL M..i iiiiUmiuiio UHI A Eoy T7ith a Hatch Crtitsa a Tira Panic. O IfPlLLIIG SCuS AT THE EI1T t7aaaaa aa4 ChilJrea Traaata4 ITaaaa Iit f Stras M Tk 'itw ud Ta Oat Iter lra4 la Dalh, Lothc, Dee. 27. A frightful panic . occurred Ut fcijrbt ia the Koyal theater at Gateaaaad, quite a large city in Imrharu. Oue cf the boys m the bal cony who had been smoking, dropped a lighted match wL.-r ct fire to iom theatrical furmture. A a-oman noticed the small Maze and shrieked that te building was burning. Trio house wm crowded and tiio audie. c, not com .prehendiug the iuu of afi'a.ra roaae a audden iuh to p and becarna a paat;ii;, atruzzlin, mass of curing men and eryui?, half auSocaUd women aad children. fctmng healthy men from ths iron works and nulla showed no pity for the Weaker sex. Ifaa&maa or child fell beneath tn strain the or :t was at once crushed under thuir iroo shod heels. yita climbed on each others heads and sought to tread over the squirming mas of humanity to a place of safety Women pleaded fur their little ones, holding tht-tu atove their heads as far as arms could reach, and babes with the breath being squeezed out of them, were aaved in several instances by being grasped m ' the strong hands of men able to hold tnem, with ens arm, above the crowd. lown the mam staircase the multitude ; struggled and panted. Jsnitor Foster bad rusried to open the door at the 'foot of the stairs, when the solid crowd fell on him like an immense trip ham 'Iiier crushing the l.fo out of his body, which was tHitfiird to the door. Down vitu hiat c it eight or ten at the head of the mass and they, too, had tbeir lives stamped out of them. Behind hrieha and iond oaths, with appeals ior mercy and execrations against the Creator 'made a perfect bell, and m front, at the foot of the staiis. wjs a rampart of dying and dead, over which the escaping multitude had to c.inb. When the theater was at length emptied and the iiitt:oworer,:tMi found that ten were dead and many others had bro ken limbs and w;re otherwise seriously jnnreU. The lire itself, which had given occasion to the horror, was but a 'alight aflairi having only burned h&raugh a t;(in partition and was easi ly extinguished with two buckets of "wa!c-. FIGHT INC ATM.ONG RANGE. Maria's ' Ravaiatianiata Haaa Aaataar fight With jeraraaat Troop. Sax Astomo, Tex., Dec. 27. Hi forces of Garza's revolutionists in north- ern Msxico and along the Texas side of the Kio Graude border are rapidly in creasing. According to present indi cations nuwous detachments are xnoviog toward Csmmargo, Mex.,where they will concentrate and then proceed n a body toward the interior. Therewas another enejgenient last night between Dana's followers and a regiment of Mexican trooi sat an Ig-acis Kauch, near Carrizo, iexas. The fight was at loujj range, the Mexican troops being located on their side of the river, whde the revolutionists wire on the Texas side. Ouo of the government soldiers was killed and a number ou both Sides were badly wounded. - . DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. Xlf at Pro Injart la a Wreck aa saata f. Ksas City, Mo., Dc 27. The west bound passenger tram on the fcanta Fe from Chicago, due at Kansas City this foreuooo, was wrecked at Itewcomb, Mo., a small station about ix miles east of CarroIU n, by the spreading of the rails. The rear part of the train, con4ttii:g of a. chair rar, two Iu It man's and a dining car, left the trsek and went down ,an lS-foot emanltment. Thirteen per. sons were injured but no one was ksll'vl. The following is a list of the wont banly injured: Conductor Wm. Woodsworth, of Chicago; Mrs. Kliz Toomey of Marion, Ks.t Wm. lUton, head cook dining car; Charles lempev, second cook; C. W. 8co't, Chicago; J. li. Whileford, Topvka. It issuppottd that all will recover. HtAwa tm Ataats. Pvr.tv, I'a., Dec. 27. Demo Ron. tello entered a closet at his house to day to look for tools. It was dark and h lighted a match. S-veral sparks fell ou a package containing half a dozen storks of b!s.t.rg comp'trnd. He atteaited to extinguish tho park, but was unsucvefsful,and tn enplotln followed. Ilewaa blown to atoms, and his wifa and two children were se?ere ,)y injured. Orieside of the bouse was entirely destroyeJ. Sim fly a Trala ftaaaar. Frf9o. Cal., D-c. 27. irattan Dal ton. the fugitive tAsm rotbrr who es caped from Vistia jad last Septeaiber, was overtaken by offers in tat mouu tSins yesterday, and in a desperate fight, one of th o.&ceit was killed sod two of th roMw-r j.n ere wounded. JIUtn, howeeer, ec.ed unhurt. He was eonvictei of rtMm the Buth f I'aciflc tram at Ahla in lurlarecouoty, 'jaat January. PROPERTY J0f THE STATE- faaimarr f tw .aitAv S.arala Aa aal Ilry. Liumw. M os., Ive. Th fol lowirj? sumaiary of inventories of state institutions is taken from the advance beetaof the fartuownmf annual r lrt of the and. wrf rubral for th year eod ng JuneSd. lUir CTmverity, rwl eut, 1774.974.0; percna!, $1".-'4."d.S-?; normal "chnol. reUsUe, 114, sji; perwnal property, $-J,-ty?.34: ar cultural cnitfir'. ru eUte, :V2J,f20; ,pronaI. 1 HtlS7.0?; mimng fl, 'real etat4, ;,7M.T7; prnU Av M5.3;fcl;rtd seiioil.real Ute, $775. rrrnU 17H,7: . hol fr the Meaf, real estate, H-),; freonal, 074 912.91: at puSliC acroit. rt e. tste, rTw-ns!. filf7l.; '3Wehiga:i ln.te tr!.;-n. rl, t'--V,. V"4-i-; r-ett'sl.t-Jli'!. F.-cti v laui, li.SUv erional, lvas7sl.-l: northern eryioBi, real. 1560,1.; pr aorta!, i77,M1.12; avium for dangtrnais criminals and insane, real, fluti,3t); persona $1114.; sute priaou, real. $7,M.3; ixraonal.t.tlS.; house ef correction and reformatory, rtal,f225, W1.30; personal, f75.V37.63; uppr pen lmuia frtson, real, fJ6,9$9.4; per smal, $.T7,630.03; reform school, real, rJ'V;,H2u; paronal,4S.51; industrial re. real. fl30,j0; persona!. Sr-".6t; Sitiis hme, real, f 156,625: rsona!, $12,516.01; fih commiasion, real, fl.tS; personal, 15,8 IS. In the case of the Agricultural college the heating and l.gbting is included in the valuation of personal property but in all other institutions it is included m the real estate. The total value of the realeUteis fl.lt 1.6U6.73 and that of the peront property is $l,3t3,SJv.6i. Arrl4 tar Harder. Acocsra, Ga.t Dec. 27. A tramp giv ing the name of Dorsey is under arrest here on suspicion of being the New Smyrma murderer. He was arrested as a vagrant. Circumstances warrant ed holding him. He was in Florida at the time the murder was committed, and SAy tie had been working within two m!es of New Sniyruia. Dorsey wears No. 8 boots with box toe a The outside ede of the heel makes a much deeper inde.itition than the inside, and the wearer . juite perceptibly bow-h-g. f:ed. frnce i:e has befii in custody a pub ished descrU'lion of the crime was read to tutu in the preence of two or more persons, who watched him close ly. He showed great nervousness and agitation when the more graphic ror tions of the horrible crime was readied and after the reading he was silent and moody and refused to talk. Florida officers have started for Augusta to in vestigate. BREWERY COMBINE Oa a Bis Seal Proposed Uatweoa Chi. t kul MUtnraakoa Caacarna. Citicaoo, Dec. 27, It is probable that within a short time a huge brewery combine w.ll unite a majority of the Chicago and Milwaukee breweries. At present the consent of thirteen of the smaller concerns is pretty well assured. but the status of these breweries can not be ascertained at this stage of the negotiations. That tne latter are pend ing, and that there I every prospect of the forming of the Mg combtm , is ad mitted bv George A. Weiss, president of the American Brewing company, who is credited with engineering the deal, which is contemplated to include a majority of the old breweries of Chi cago and surrounding towns that are doing business in Chicago. In admitting the negotiations Mr. Weiss said: "In the first place, let me emphasize that nothing in the nature oi a trust is contemplated. The pro cosed affrecn ent involves a nlain busi ness proposition, there is no money in the brewing business at to a barrel, which is tht; present piice of beer. It is supposed that this low price is anso iutely net, but even this is conjectural in some cases. The fabled princely fortunes said to be in the brewing busi ness mnce English capital hat sought investments in this line has caused such a competition by a large number of smaller breweries, say from 20,000 to 40,000 barrels capacity, that have re cently sprung up that there is no more money to be made unless some mode is found of reducing 'tfie operating ex penses. Mr. Weiss further said that a raise in the price of bct'r was not contemplated. TO BE REBUILT AT ONCE. The Pontiae Anylara Managera Ueld a BnlnM 41t.laa;. Tostiac, Mich., Dec. 27. When the fire broke out yesterday morning the asylumn contained 945 patients. A portion ot them wert in the cottages and hospital, but by far the greater part were in the main bu IJings. Those who were burned out number about 2u0, and they must be provided for elsewhere. Qlt was found that about one hundred could be accommodated in the nortn wing. The matron found ways and means for accommodating an unusual number in the female cottage, whilo the supervisors devised similar plans for the male cottage. Fifty-nine con valescent male patients were com fortably housed in the high school building uud their quarters were filled with the burned out female inmates. The second floor of the bakery build ing was turned into a dormitory and some unused spaces in the hospitals were utilized. Many persons from De troit, I'ontiac and surrounding towns. who had relatives or near friends among the unfortunates, applied to Dr. H:irr for permission to lake them borne for a few days. His assent was readily given in all cases where he deemed such a proceeding in any way safe, and thus a soore or mow cases were disposed of without diSlcuHy. Tomorrow a considerable number will probably be removed to the Wayne County asylum, which promptly of fered anisuuee. This institution will be ready to receive 100 people in the mcrmng. The msnagement of the Kalamszoo asylum hss alto volunteered to make room for as many as po.b'e. A quorum of the board of managers held a meeline in the Hodges hnure after the fire was subdued. Those present were W. CI. Vinton and J. A. R;mick of Detroit Judge A. C. Baldwin and J. . lawyer of this city, the other riembcrs. W. W. Stick ny and Frederick JSchmidt, being out of town. T'le board pased a reo lu'.ion instructing the bniltlmg commit tee, consisting of Messrs. Vinton, Saw. yer and Ha! J win, to take the necessary steps to repair the building at ooee. The board then adjourned until next Tueatiay when it will meet here with a full atteaeaace. Saw It laa It Pa. f.tfto, Mich., Dec 27 .Neither Governor Winans nsr any othr state oeial competent to sak is in the city torv.jat, so that it is absolute! y im possible to ascertain what act on will be takea. There is im contngnt fund from whch money S'lraoent to relm Id the destroyed structure can be drawn, and either th governor must call an extra tesaion of t' legilture er the hoard of asjlum trustee mast raia on the;r own credit a sufficient sura for ta rebuildirg. No iasuince can be recalled cf an errerg-n'y similar t trie ornl on, henc thre is no orecadent br wh ch tn act. In several instances the Kvards of control of various state mstitnt'en have epnded more than th sir appro prat o is bv a small nw. The follow. irg lgs'aittre ba always reirabur-d sueh sct;oi and ooce or twice a vort gs in tfi ldiers Hiw s appro, tmn has ben made tip aniy afur trtnauas opSiLou. IT IT Affairs at the national Capital ra 7 axing Warm. C05CEESSM13 BURE0TCS 0F1II05 Laaaar la ttavalaaa aU Hill af Kaar York lUatiaitraaa Well t . 4 TTlUk Datatapataata Tkaa Far, WasHisieTos, Dec. 26. The people who are beat satisfied with the commit tee distributions in the house are the republicans. They are sitting ba-k hufcS'ng' themselves aud enjoying the situation. Of course, it was to be ex pected that there would bo seme kick ing and dissatisfaction, but it is of a kind that means more than the usual senes of complaints which follow ths announcement of the house commit tee. As telegraphed on the day the committee was announced, the make up of the leading committee shows pretty clearly that the chances are nine out of ten in favor of a constant war between the factions, created by Um rocent speakerahip ronttt. Mr. Mills laid down cleaily, in interviews and newspaper publications and In talks with members of the house, his policy during the campaign of the speakership. It was the samethitex President Cleveland has urged of put ting the silver question aside for the present and making a fejuare right ou the tariff. Ppeakcr Crisp's policy n indicated by his appointmeut of the committees is evidently going to U' jut the reverse of the Mills-CIevelaud policy. Mr. Springer has so often expressed himself in print as Ag-ataat Gaarl Asllalloa of the tariff question at preKent, it is very clear that the ways and means committee, of which he is the head, will not report a general tariff bill be tween this and the presidential elec tion. In an interview a few hours be fore his chairmanship was officially an nounced, ho said: . "1 propose, if I am appointed chairman of the ways and means committee, to do everything jn my power to help the democratic party to success next year, and not injure it by going to work and antagonizing the business interests of the country. I am opposed to any revision of the tariff on the eve of a presidential election. It has never yet I e -n tried without bring ing disaster to the party attempting it. On the silver question the issun is just as distinctly made. For while Mr. Mills and the people whom he repre sents repeatedly declare themselves against agitation of the silver question, the make-up of the coinftgo committee of the house shows that it is" formed for the epccial purpose of reporting a free coinage bill. There can be.no doubt from the record of members of that committee that it is overwhelmingly a free-coiuage committee. Two Leading iaaa. So, on the two U a ling issues, the tariff and the silver, which are to cut a hgoro in the next campaign, the Crisp and Mill factions of the Demo-i cratio party, or rather it might be said the Cleveland and Hill factions, arc ap parently getting wider and wider at art every day. Already faithful Demo crats are shaking their heads gravely ane cay that it means the defeat of the Democratic party in the next cam paign. "We are entirely, satisfied with the pituation," said Congressman I'urrows to your correspondent yesterday, "It in quite evident that all we have to do is to sit quietly back and let these fel lows tear themselves to pieces, i bey havo got into a general tangle, the Dcmccrats I mean, and it is easy to lee that they are goins to quarrel among themselves straicut ahead, livery in cident thus far m tho hou30 has shown that. And every objection or criticism which has been offered has come from the Mills faction. We Republicans have no occasion to say anything at present, for the other fellows are doing moro to injuru themselves than we could possibly do. The make-up of the committees must rot only be dis- pleasing to the Mills people, through his treatment of them personally, but moro especially because it shows that the policy of the Crisp pco- MHIa follower DUplraarrf. pie are to be opposed to that which the Mills people and the other followers of Cleveland have laid down." There can be no doubt, can there, of the pas-age of a free coinage bill by the house?" "Apparently not. The committee seems to be unquestionably a free coin age committee, that there is every reason to suppose that it will retort a free coinage bill, very soon." 'And as to the house?" "There can be no doubt of it passage by tho house if the I ill con e up for conideration. There is cveiy reason to believe that a very Isrgo majority of the democrats will votn tor a frrn coin age bill if it romes before them." "And as to the Smst?" "I am not sure about the tnatr. Of course the senate was strongly in favor of free coinage in the las', congm It isprohabl that it is not so much si now and I am not at all certain that a free coinage bill could pass thre. T.ut that is a matter or really no gr at con sequence, for if it does pas ther, it will find an immovable ol staele whm it reaches the president, who would be sure to intrpo a veto." "Then that would bring the iue just about where the rcr uNicans want it, wou'd it not?" "I'ndoubtfdly we welcome the issue both a a to free coinage and tariff re dnctirt.' "Yu think that the developments in th pat thirty days, then, hav l-eu favoral 1 to the renublK-an?" riidonbt d'y very favorable. The breath whrch baa, made its arp a ran er mine democratic rsrksUtuffn tl two factions, htadvd ry the prominTt prts.dential card!'1s "f that party, cannot but be very be I pf " 1 1 the repubi i cans, especially now that it is evident front the developments in the hou that it is to continue aod probsU; grow widr." WILL STOP PRIZE FlCHTS. taiaf Marvftf Pia Rsstkaart poa'J a T New YeK, Dec. 1. Superinter.dec! of Police Murray wnmrcd today th aa an etfo?t had been m4 to rei' p,-h-It eut," be would ryt allow V. Corttt-Mitchs!l maWh, snoinefl fi--FeWuary in Madison Square Garden, to take place. He declared he wo ill noii'y tie pu.;;lisu and the gaideo uiauijruif ut of.hia views. &;ue that announcement was made," the superintendent says, "an c t ier one comes that IVur Maher and Jack Danipsvy will aij fight tn the gsrdea some t ine in January. Now I am determined that tbrse knockiug out content ahall not be revive!. There will be na prise fighting in this city. If tbeae men get together and violate the law, it is my duty to arrest them, and I wdl do so. Of course, I can not and do not deiire io nrhib;t sparring exhibitions, but tiie i m does not permit prise fightinj." HIS HERITACE OF WOE. Taa Tragic atory at Chicao'a Sf atarl aa aaicll. r Chicago, Dec. S7. LetUrs found amoug the effects of the man who ou Wedaeaday last com. mittod fciiicide by leaving from the fifth fetory of the MannatUn batbimg, on Dearborn street, go to snow. that he was a dangerous maniac If he had uot killed himself the odd are he would sooner or. later have done some oue a etrioue injury. It is rlaimcd that his real name was Peterson. He was the son of wealthy jKople who reside in Uuffaio, where bU lather has extensive shipping inter ests. At tho age of he married a M4S liell'j Purdy of lleaufori City. I:i 1858 Peteon firt showed symp toms of menial aberration. His traz was religion. One day his wife returned home and was horrified to find their younger child, a bright loy of 6, lying on the tablo in the kitchen. Pcteison was ia the act of driving nails through the little fellow's hands and feet, lie said he was "going to crucify the child." He was at once committed to au asylum. Two years ago he was dis charged as cured. . 0ia Next Departure. ' Petersen's mania then took the form of mr,gining that he must go into tho circus business, aud that lie was the fines: bareback ruler in the Uuited States. He actually applied for au en gagement with the Forepaugli show at Syracuse, N. Y., and nearly broke his neck while attempting impossible feats in the sawdust r ng. He did this un der the name of Thomas Cannon. For a year after that he behaved in a perfectly rational manner. Ha had no occasion to work, and lived quietly at tionie studying painting and the orna imen'.ation of fresco reliefs. ix months ago he tegau to read Tolstoi's works. His mind grew morbid, and he would fit for hours "devouring "Toil" and the 'KingJom of DarkucbS." One day he suddenly appeared at a friend's house in the garb of a laborer, saying he had tcen commanded by God to earn his living with his own hands. As he was known to be a wealthy man, ho could not obtain employment, his friends laughing at what they considered an excellent piece of masquerading. Pe terson became enraged at this and ab ruptly left Buffalo and came to Chi cago. - Here, still disguised as a work man, he obtained employment as a decorator. Taa lacubua Was Upoa Him. On Tuesday he did not put in an ap pearance at the store. The maniac was wandering around the ciiy, looking for a "good high building to leap to heaven from." A policeman noticed his pecu liar actions, but supposing hint t tc a harmless crank, did nothing. Karly on Wednesday evening ho was seen on Deai born street, gazing intently on the huge towering front of the Manhattan building. He crossed the street and entering the elevator, said: "Top story." The conductor let him off at the top story aud he was wen to pass succes sively from windows in that story and the lower stories; but apparent;;., tho distance from the ground intimidated him, and hi went down to the filth story. Tt en two gentlamen, who were in tho passage way, noticed a workman dash ing at headlong p."ed down the hair They stepped aiie to let him pas. With his head down, and uttering hor rible cries, the maniac dashed for the window. Ho struck it with fuarful force aud went clean through it, carry ing the glass and part of the sash with him. When the men looked out, far lelow them on Hie pavement was a ma?s of blood llcsh and broken bone, with a horror-stricken crowd gathered around it. BISMARCK'S NARROW ESCAPE. Hrlrrn Arraa a Track J out in Tima ta tl-ar an Approaching Train. rr.nuN. Dec. 27. Prince Bismarck had a narrow escape from a railroad accident yesterday. He was crossing the track in bis carriage immediately in front of the Fncdnchsruh station. The keeper was absent, tho gU s wi'.re not lowered and no warning of the ap prosching train was given. When half over tho rails the conchrnan heard a train coming. He whipped up his hn; a? aihI cleared the track just as th train appeared around the curr. Half a minute later the carriage would haebeen struck. The tra n dashed into a wagon which was following closely to the carriage containing the prince and smashed it to atoms. Racararlat: Fram the fthnrk. Yoskf.r, N. , Dei. 26. No more victims to the dreadful d sattei on the New York Central roa 1 ou t'unstmas vo at Hastings have died. The mini lcr of th dead is still eleven, aod the 1 st sent l tt night remains nnchangwl. At the hospitals in Yonkers the condi tion or tl.e injnred people rematns practically ncharcd. All are do rg wrll. Coroner MilcS'll ia comt lifting the investigation and arcurmg evidence lor the inquest which will l held on Wednesflay next. Krar l'.rskeman Herriek is "still at large. He is the man who blamed for the at cidc nt, anJ there ;a no douM that it was bis crimi nal ii c I -ct of duty Ibat csTised thed.s- jster. (orner M. Knell baa a warrant for his atrrst, and be is now leing warched for. All of the trainmen o! roth the Ft. Ixui and Niagara ev- rriws will x rtimmei Uforelh' t.roneron Wednesisy. rl-4 la tT Jail. ?aoiw, M eh., Dec 27. 7tn::f u;elda was fund in an unexnac oas condition Niagara street, aloot noon tojay. Tie patrolman h arrest! "him "thong it h wag drunk and too k ;i?mtoja,U Vhn ha gut Mm to the s .stum he waa nota.) to b t-reath nsr nnatnrslly and a docx&r was ca;e-1. f-nt Sbeids drad in two hoars after 'art. proiNy of heart d a?s. Aj u'uvst wul be Leid oa MouJa. I! ID IE.p; !JE!M1 Th9 Comrade cf Custer Test Honor Their Dead WITH IMPKESSITE CEBESOSIES Xiav. J aha Orabaaa Klt vara taa ttaaaa. rial Aaaraaa ia tiiaiaa atraas U. St. Caarrh all BlaajaaaS twpti Cttaira. The memorial servics held in the D.Viion street M. E, church last evn ing under the auspices of Custer Post, O. A. IL, was impressive aud appro priate. The society emblems of mourn ing were displayed alout the church. At the risbt of the pulpit hung the American flag draped iu wmtherbue and at the left waa the p st banner alo draped. The pulpit was intertwined with the stars and stripes and the rail ing tiore a wreath of black. Peculiarly touching were fix chairs placed along the front which contained as many coats and hats, the uniforms of the six departed comrades who bave died within the year, r4 in memory of wnoin the service was held. The ros trum was Jded down with flowers and plauu. The national hymn was sung by the chair; after which prayer was offered by the Kev. A.7M. tiould. The ritual of the ottt was obaerved and1 Comrade K. A. Dapper read the names ami service of those whom the post waa mourning. Below is the hat and service of each: Thalr llaaorad t4. Mellourne H. Ford F.ntisted Rep tember I'l. 1861. United Stales gunhoat Sabine; diacnargcd as midthipmag 5ep tcmler PJ, 1SUS; served four years; died April 10, isai. Peter Kearney tn- listed April. IS61, Co. V, Third Michi- gan infantry; discharged November, 18U5, as private Co. K. Tenth Michigan cavalry; served four year six motitns; died January JS, 18il. Isaac O.ryn- ham EnlisUd May 2, Cen n, Sixteenth New York cavalry ; discharged October. 0, I860; sewed two years five months; died Jane 15, lVjl. Albert C. Parker Enlisted May, istil, in Co. A, Third Michigan infantry; discharged for wounds October 3, lHoi; served eev enteen mouths; died October 27, 1891. diaries llose Enlisted August 4, 18UJ, in Co. D, Ono Hundred aud Twenty third Pennsylvania; discharged May, 18G3; served nine months; died t.ctoier 10. 1'J1. I. J. Whitfield Enlisted July 21. 1861, Co. A, Fourth Iowa in fantry; disclurged December 31, I'U; served three years fiv and a half months; died October 2-5, 18'Jl. The Kev. John fraham then deliv ered tfe address. He said he t ateeme 1 it a high honor to te selected to deliver an aidrt's to veterans of the union army. There are very good memories attaching to the comrades who lie in the cemtterys. It is not possible m me that the Kama mind is found in an audience of this size. But tho ruemor? of these men about whom I am about to speak presents itself to us as natu rally as the sun draws the moutuie from the earth. - Uti great eentiment was commou with theso dead heroes, and that was if America was good enough for them to live in it was good enough to die in, aud thev niide Kie it sacrifices that America might live." Mr. Graham raid he was debarred from serving in tho ranks, but nevertheless his heart was with the soldiers 01 thu union, llo tuouctit it wouia nave been more , appropriate to have procured an old veteran to de liver the memorial address, lccauee he could havo awakened the sym pathies of the people with more efiect. "Now, that the strife is over we must admit that American heroism is a won derful power when the question of unity is ai siaice. iiie s,M aaer pic tured in eloquent language tho wne of parting between hunband and wife, Prother ana sister, dear lrunjs ana lovers as the brarj boys Unk tm ir de parture to enter the ranks. He fol lowed them through the dangers in cident to warfare aud up to the clank ing cf the letters as they tUl from 4.000,000 human biugi as the result of their patriotism and naidships. What Thy AceampUhd, They fought until one Hag floated over ono eountry, ono republic without a manacled slave. I cannot estimate the value of a man's lif that is laid down by one who gives it for the preservation of his country. The so 'diers of the republic were not seekers after vain glory; they fought their battles lor humanity. Tiiev veri fied the constitution which roaloa it possible for judge to be just, and pre served the map of our country n the atlas of the world. They ssved th country, they preserved the nation a a unit and that old flag that hsabo coiiu more precious on account of the blood that was shed to preserve it. It has waved over victories and death. Its stars shall shine over thrj pronrrva- tion of the union as those of night shine over the universe. The iwakrr closed his address by paying an eloquent tribute to the memory of tienerals Orant, Sheridan, Sherman, President Lincoln and the privates who dropped by lhf wayside. He urgd th- old veterans to remain as true to the Great Commander as thry had to their com mande rs 0:1 the livid of battle, and to cling to Him who has broken the iharkl-s of the Wiiole world. At the close of tb address a collection waa taken at the suggestion of the K-t. A. M. (iould lor the benefit of Cutter l-fcU It Wr1f4 All R ttit. Ci?tmvTt, Dec. 2. A singular an? c;de took place this morning in a Ma.r street hard ware s'ore. A young man wtrll dr'"aai, came ;n, ttoujht a rvol vr, asked to 'tiara it loadr-d, to)k it and saving, "I want to ae tor it works." rais-Ll it to bis temple avd fired. He died almost inatanllr. If was afterward ident h-d aa iVit Moore, aged 24. m of a wealthy com traetor in the western part of the city TRUE. DtVOTlO- S Yaaaf !. ttmth A it ta Mn a Raffy Bna. Miu.r P.ec, Ohio. 27. On of the strrtetcasaa of oe and devotion htf;h haa ever taken plar in this ser- tkn was esr wpufied hr yekrtlsy j the marnsg rf Mf. Alw;rt N t he, a 'ierrnsn, ae-1 ?2 yars, ar1 Mr L 'I M IiOre, rd 17 yar. N ihs devMl irrer oT M' Ife sn 1 iin ris a m!y J y-ars o,rt, an f iiQ ile mi wiiit tbe boreibte a dest winle driving a mowiej saachiae, ia whicii sue was throwo bafura Ue cutlar-bar and tnith arias ware cut oS1. he Jingeii'd in t ween life aud dtatl for a loag unit, tut eventually e f tiaagrr. Me feared that fear lov r would defctrt her ou accvuut t4 ter af flictiOa, and this give her auuca uscf ines; but ahe miij lidded Ltx Geiutan lovei , as he re r;wn1 bis vows a? ur s,h got Ler axu&cial axins and wa tacre devoud thaa vrr, and did every tains poaaibie to I ghlen her auff enug. RUSSIAN HORhORS IMCftEASiKC- TypaalA faaar a4 aaaatlaaa A 4 44 Sa S- awa StartiU. f?T. PrTtkurRa, Dec 27-Tbe prisma at Samara, which ti luUt to bold ton inittabs, is now irwded with thous ands of unforluuaiea, among whom ty phoid fever is rile. The doctors whoaa duly it a to attend aick prisoners, are in deiair. and have rot v in tad theii charges fur a month. A rapid increaas in the tiumtier of deaths due to tht) famine is reported to the authorities here. The government is dispatching tntopsto district where riots axe hkeiy to break out. The govei nuur t oCi tuls now refuse to grant irai'.bion for private d:str,buiiou of food or tne opening of Koup luteins. Ail relief must now be given through othtnals m the name of the cxar. Moscow ia threatened with an ep.demic ed tutiali pox, Tweuty new esses aie repoited there daily. The schools of the city werecloecd for the holidays a week earlier than uaual on tccnuat f the smallpox Mrourije, and ail the scholars have been vaccinate.!. ali Had h Nvrta. Olat'ik, Kan., Dec. 27. f he jprisou ers m the county jail in tail city made an atte mpt last night to kill 8iicr.fi Easdale and e.cape, but were prevent ed by tlo timely appearance of ili. Easdalc, who locked Utr outside ilom, and the pluck of the shenfi , who w is on the inside locked up and lighting for life with six cf the prisoners. VVImi assistance reached him it was found that the sheriff had three loag gahes in the head, one just t!ow tbencht eye and another on the left chenrk. The wounds were dress.! aud be is te-sUng easy today. " Praraatlaa Ataiat lprr. Ottswa, OnL, Deo. 2. The depart ment of agriculture lias leen official ly notified that the state loard of health of Pennsylvania lias tetn considering the lack of saw Mary precaution and humane provision m regard to person suffering from leprosy in the I'nitel J?tat' s, and it bss been decided to urge up a congress tho desirability of pro- vidlug a remrdy. In any precaution ary measures the American govern ment may take tho Canadian govern ment will heartily co operate. Oa Arranat at a rraachrr. Y'AKKYojf, 8. D-, Dec 26. Mrs. Amy Gillig, w.fe cf Charles A, Gillig, presi dent of Gill'g's United states Exchange, Chanug Cross, London, Las 111 divorce! from tier husband here. The application charged non-support and desertt-.m. Oilhg filed an answer eetlmg forth a mutual separation six years ago upon discovery that his wile was intimate with a wall-knowu Londo i clergyman. The custody of their child was dcaied htm. Btabbaa la Ika HraaaC PrniKonKLo, Ohio, Ivc, 27. Paul Harvev was fatally stabbetl yesterday ly Julia Freeman, with whom he bad been living. In a drunken quarrel Harvey reproached the rirl with un- faithfulness to him. This enraged her, and picking up a knife, she plunged it into Ins breast, innictirg a wound iront which Harvey died in an hour later. Tne woman waa arrested but denies havirg struck the fatal blow. Foth arc colored. A Wall Rnawa Artar I)aa4. Nr.w Y'okk, Doc 27. George E. Cad- den, 5-j years old, au actor, attempted suicide in a restaurant in this city last r.lsjht and died early thia morning. Feur years ago Ctden waathr leading man in Frederick liooth's rtock com pany at tha e-ld Perce ope-ra bouae, Minneapolis, Minn. KlaUd orer bia sure t. be loft Lis bead and Ugn lnnking. Cadden bad been on a long epree recently and the other dav was tiirne-l out if Irs boarding house. Despondency was the" cause of his raa!i scL Lttt la 4 aha a W !. SeoiWAw. Mich., Iih 27.-"Ittle JaV" Seligman and amw elhr Sg inswand Ietro!t cpitaliUs piirchs.rd the Owoa A t onmna r tret t railway t'Vilay, tuhjft to the condition that certain inolifiestmn are made n th franchise. The road will r in opem tion within ten days. It is four and a half miles long. Tfi rielif'a Vlf Ml Cwaraiaa. Whitf Pi.aik, N. Y.,Dc. 27. At the special term of the supreme court Judge Dylman ratified tnd riifirrmd the findioc of tli jury an 1 itfiu ia,t k-,jv which on Wedn'aj last adjuilsrfd 1,1 ward M. Field to ipsane. Ida wilr, Clara E. Field, tn ajjintd to lake charge of bis per eon aud frstatn. aeaaer CV aa lrtae. WAsnivjTcssi, Dc. 27. Mr. Cnp ar rived last night, bnt she did not f nl the speaker any better. He is still i i ted and no one is allowed to see bim. His throst is very sr and he bas iru Irnt epr-lla cf coughing wh rh xaut him. Dr. Wiarh, whoisatlr-ii-j-ng birn, does not think his illness serious. Aaa. Ratlae at SI la rVrHea. f,oTa, 'ten. Pntler waa at his of!ie Si JUhhorton plaew WVar ff r the firt time a-nee; illna. Ife b ne-r teri well enonrh to rrta town for t1e, but baa Verne-wed St horn to corrplela tot tSKk. His health is now verv gfKd. Ce1Mel tti Oaae. Cwrr, N. tee. 27. A. PTa!t, puWishe f the K-ctx a relations jur rial ined in Due city, was tolay 1S'i fl.oO for rortTpt in publiah-ng a statement refl t.ng rn tha court. He waa fjomroittod to priaon uatJ fortfear order of the court ; mae'e. ft Trl4 fsrii SrM. r.'RAie. MhM Vtc. 27. fean W.'l sm, tn fiid e-rsn art! led w;i'i h?a ar;'a, hHffl be dia!t Irva hs;lv, a1 t-vlr t"? geean. I2 to?ie a tin- hi v-Toog f fftt an eUp'mnt, Jt nd fufti a ek aud ie tLtcw h top aod tay a.