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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
FIFTEENTH YEAR. OMAHA , FRIDAY MORNING , MAY 14 , 1886. NUMBER 283. A RAGING TORRENT Ruin and Death at Xenia , Springfioltl , Day ton , Lebanon and Other Points in Ohio , WHOLE FAMILIES SWEPT AWAY. Almost Every Railroad Bridge in Ohio Crippled Waves Twenty Feet High , GREATDESTRUCTION IN INDIANA A Cyclone Six allies IJOHR and IfiO Yardn AIde 15 UodlcH Itc- covcred at A'onln Aid. Sadly Needed. A Flooded Town. CINCINNATI , May 13. Xenla , Greene county , this state , Is icpoited Inaccessable by rail In any dlicctlon because of washouts by the storm last night. Aichcr cicek , which llowHthiomli a culvert under the ralhoad near the depot , dammed the culvert with drift and lormed n great reservoir , which Inoko the railway embankment , swept tluough the town , caiijlng houses away and , as Is repoi ted , causing loss of life , besides sweeping away 000 feet of the lallway track. Them Is still no communication with Xenla or Dayton. At Xenla It Is reported that twenty persons weie killed and a large number Injuied. When the great icscrvolr tmuerlhc ralhoad culvert bioke tluough the embankment the water rushed through the town , tearing down uees and washing away houses. A special fiom Dayton says : The storm last night resulted In considerable damage. The lalnfall filled the Miami iher full. Main street became a liver , Hooding stoic cellars and destroying goods. Ono linn lost 510,000. The Wolf creek levee broke , flooding the west side , undcrmlnlnc stincturcs and tinning out of small tenants. Thn Big Miami raised nine tcel.causlngagicatlossto farmers and gardeners. In the valley the railway bildges mid culvcits were washed away. Trains all behind time. The night cxpiess on the Bee line Is delayed by a washout four mlle south of Da } ton , and tialns will bodela.vcd twenty- four hoiits. Washouts aio repotted on every load out of Paton. This moining no tialnsariived fiomSpiInslicId , wlieie.similar destination by lightning and Hood Is re ported. A poition of two trains were de railed , but with no loss of life. The found ations ot several buildings weie washed away , allowing them to tumble down. Sov- cial houses In the city were burned fiom being struck by lightning. A West Baltimore , Ohio , special says : Geoigo MHleis , a piomlnont tanner was struck by lightning and killed. It appeals that the rain fall last night was the worst ever known In that part of the state , li 'is ' a lengthened cloud bmst , be ginning at 3 o'clock and continuing until after 10. The Shawnee river , which inns through n portion of Xcnia , rose to an un precedented height. From fifty to one bun dled buildings weie swept away fiom their foundations. How many lives weio lost is not known , but at 13:30 : a rescuing paity had taken out twenty-four bodies. It is esti mated that a number more will be found. The nearest approach any train could make to the city was tliice miles. Bridges were washed away In many places , the tracks also taken , tices were toin down , fences do- stioyed and crops ruined. It will roquiic several days to repair the railroad. Mean while eastern travel will bo conducted by the Musklngum Valley load. A wAir.usrour. COLUMIIUS , Ohio , May 13. A later dispatch fiom Xcnia wiys that about 7 o'clock last evening torilhle clouds weio seen uathcilng and tuiiiiie lightning followed by peals of thunder. This lasted till 0 o'clock , when an oxtiaoidlnnry clap of thunder seemed to open the Hood-gales , and the rain fell In tor- icuts. People living In houses on Water street es caped bj oveiy way possible. The spout seemed to vent Its fury on that poition of the city. For n stielch of 150 yards the Little Miami ralhoad Is swept away. The spout struck houses on Water sticct and toie them to pieces as If they wore shells. A icshtmit of that street states that within two minutes after the clap of thunder lie stood In water to his waist , being about twenty-livo yaids fiom a ciet'lc. When the water icached Iho losidcnce of Anion Feiguson it was swept away , with nlno in- mate.s , and lodged against a bridge , where they were iifterwaidsicscued. The next dnimiiro was at a coal yard of Samuel Clailr. In which was located a tene ment hdnse , occupied by a family named Fowell , nine in number. Up to Up. m. none of them had been heard fiom , The next point of distress was In what Is inown as the bottoms , a dozen houses occu pied mostly by coloied people who weio Bwepl away. Do/ens of hoist's were lost and the lallioads leading out fof the city weie hvvi'pt away , .so that It Is Impossible to hear fiom outside points. At least a do/en trains muhcio and within a few miles of the city in id business l.s suspended , ANoriir.lt FAMILY LOST. Ono family by thu name ot Mori is , were Bwept away. ' 1 he last seen of them was at the Miami sheet bildge , when a man wns hcen at the yvlndovv by the tenor stricken cinwd waving a lighted lamp. The next In- Maul the house- collapsed and they wi-io KHIIO. Only one boy 13 j ears of ago has been lound. itiroviniNi : ( TUT. isonir.s. The woik ot finding bodies still continues to-night. The mavoi'siilllce has been tinned into a moigue and t licitme now twenty-two bodies there. The scenes aie heat t-iendlif Whole families Ilodlstlguiwl on cots. The follow Ing Is a list of the killed : Mrs. Llndscy ( coloied ) , Mis. Casey ( coloied ) . Mis. Aiideison ( coloied ) , child mimed Andcir.on , Mis. fCoicoran. cilppled Idiot named Concoian , Mis. and Mi , Louis Andiu Min. Stephen DunnOinil Mouls , wlfo and livoehlldii'ii. Wllllum Paul , wlfo and live chllilien , William i'.vans and wife. Loss ol luopt'ity Irigieat , whole lumber yards and all the < nnU'iits none completely , The scenes In the devastated d Ml lets ate Indescribable. Fotces ot men aio busily engaged dealing away anilhunilR'ilsol people sunoundcd the iilnces , btiangcis aio beginning to pour Into the city liom every dlieettoii. ri'iu.io AND 1'iuvA.n : AID. The council hus appiopilah'd 1,000 for Im- mcdlate use in the Initial of the victims , and thu private subscription has ahcady leached Into the thousands. A commitico Is going tlnnuiu thy city soliciting clothlnc : and bed ding. Ain sAiii.v Niioiu. : : : The rink having been tinned into a place of icliigo lor the homeless , all aid possible is needed fiom cveiy source. Losses w ill aggregate gate something like S.'WO.OOO. The Little Mi ami r.illioad had about sixteen miles swepl nvvav. In addition to the above two moio bodies wciu found this evening , lielng dill , ilren , they have not been Identified. The c'liuplotu number of bodies lound Is twenty- llvo , Kluven pcisons aie still missing. CoLtniuuh. Ohio , May 13. A special dis patch fiom Xenla which has just been re ctlvi'd says ; Theiu was a tenlblu wind and iiiln stoiiii al 10 o'clock last night , with won derful electiiii display. The water backed up at the cast end of town to a bank against the 1'an Handhu-allway , The bank gave way suddenly mid the Hood came dashing tluougt the town along Shawnce cic-ek In waves lit- teeu or twenty 1'eet high and swept twenty or tidily houses away and did MOO.OOO woith of damage. The gas vvoiksiuo flooded and thu town Is In darkness unit tenor. The cties ol MJO peoplein the Hooded uibtrL't weu awfn o hear. Many acts In saving drowning per sons are reported. WIIOLK FAMILIES PKIII9U. Hon fires were llgiited and people worked all nlaht Twenty bodies were recovered and there Is still a number missing. Whole families perished In tlio flooded districts. There was great damage to property all round In the country and the extent of the ilamagc cannot now be even approximated. rollowlm : Is a list of the dead : Mis. Nellie Anderson and sister. Mrs. Casey ( widow ) . Mis. Samuel Cochran and two sons. Matt Kvans , wlfo and child. On in Morris , wlfo and live children. .Stephen Dalton. William Powell , wife and six or seven chll- dtcn. Lewis Anderson and wife. Mrs. Ku Lindsay. Kxtcndlnjr Far and Wide. CINCINNATI , May 13. The storm of last night , which did such fc\rrul woik at Xsnla , Ohio , was far reaching. The coun ties of Montgomery , Clarke , Uuller , Wancn and ( iiecnaic adjacent In Ohio , and form an elevated plateau , with shallow valleys and low hills. In these counties are tlm towns of Dayton , Spilngllcid , Hamilton , Lebanon .mil Xcnia. In the eastern counties of Indiana , adjoining this dlstiict , is Contieisville. At all these places the lain of last night was the heaviest ever known. In D.ivton It me.is- uied four and one-half Inches'In about thieo boms. Xcnia was In a situation so as to meet the woist lusulti. Shawnie tun trav- eiscsapoitlon of the city , adjacent to the Little Miami mad , which lies lower than the niiin poitioti of the Ity. The lallioad embankment arises above the guncial level and the stioam flows tluough It Into a huge culvert. Last night's lalnfall was too much for the capacity of that culveit. The watel lose and at last swept away the cmbinkmcnt and with accumu lated force rushed upon the .small cottages located In thu lowland and without warning hole them liom their foundations. IIAMAOi : AT SPKINIFIiiI ( : ) . .U Springlield the Hood was of nearly equal volume , but the drainage was better. East High sttect bildife was niuleimined and Is a mass of iiilm. In the eastern and southeastern pen lions of the city many families were driven tiom homes by the flood. Dozens of bridges aie washed away. The loss cannot bo estimated , but will bo exceedingly heavy. At Lebanon tlio Methodist Episcopal church , Lebanon house , gristmill , warehouse and several lesldeneesweio unioolc.l. Shade tices weie ruined. Noailv every raihoad bridge acioss the state Is crippled. Terrible Damage Done. CINCINNATI , May 13. It appears that the lalnfall last night was the worst ever known In that part of the state. It was like a lengthened cloud-burst , beginning at 8 o'clock aud continuing until attorn. The Sliawneeiun , which runs tluough a poition of Hie town , lose to an unprecedented height. Fiom fifty to a bundled buildings were swept away twin their foundations. How ninny lives aie lost aie not jet known , but at ia:30 : a rescuing party had taken out twenty- four bodies. It Is estimated that a lar e number have vet to bo lound. Theneaiest approach any train could make to the city was within ihico miles. Thobiidges weie washed awav in many dlfTeient places. The hacks were also washed away , trees weie loin down , fences destroyed and crops mined. It will icqtilie days to icpalrtho lallroad. In the meantime eastern travel will be conducted via the Musklngum Valley load. Caused hy a Wnnhoitt. I.VDiAx.vroLis , May 13. The east bound passcnscr tinln on the Indiana , Bloomlngton & Westein railroad , which left at 9 o'clock last nicht , ran Into a washed out culvert near Newcastle , Homy county , toward midnight. The engine , baggage oar and lirst passenger car plunged Into the abyss. J. V. Tienaiy , the engineer , and James Hudson , liicman , both ot this city , and an unknown passenger were Instantly killed in the crush , and the baggageman and conductor weio severely in jured. All the passengers were moie or less biulscd , but none seilously hurt. Tialns will be delayed all day by the wieck. Three Killed and Many Wounded. iNuiANAi'oi.is , Ind. , May W. A Journal's Giccnfield , Ind. , special dispatch icpoits that news has icaclied that point from Wilkinson , fifteen miles distant , on the Indianapolis , liloomlnglon & Westein lallway , that tlio stoim jcstciday blew down all buildings in town except tluee. Samuel White was killed and Ids wile was fatally injuied. A boy named Shatter was also killed , and about twenty poisons seriously hint , seveial of whom will die. The whos are down and di rect telegraph communication Is cut off. Casualties in Indiana. iNDTANAi'Oi.is , Ind. . May 13. An Attica , Ind. , special to the Journal gives tlio follow ing list of dead and Injuied fiom jesteiday's stoim : Killed Mrs. Jot Davis , fatally injuied ; Mis. Moirhcad , Mrs. Abu Nathan , William Van Dcvcntor , James Idle. Seihmsly Injmod Mis. KIrloy and son , Heed 111my , Hob Paris , Mrs. Mooie , Court ney Moichcad , last named son ot Mm. Moic- liead. Death at Danville. CIUCAOO , May 13. A Danville , 111. , spec ial dispatch says that a cyclone passed over the county last night destroying a score of fann houses and demolishing thu United Ihothers' church and school house. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miller and Infant son of John A. Shaw weio killed. Shaw himself was latally Injuied. The path of the cyclone was six miles In length and l < r > 0 yauls wide. The Itallroud AloHt Hurt. CixciNNAii , Ohio , May 13. The most ser ious damage to lallioadsby last night's stern : fell upon the Little Miami load , fiom Corwln to London , a distance of forty miles. Kight bridges aio cone , and tlm wreck Is a belles of small and gicat washouts. Victims at Odell , CmrAoo , May 13. Lottlo Xwlnfel , ono of the child victims of the cvclone at Odotl , diet this moinlng. llosa Mlllei Is In a piocailous condition and thu death of ( icorgo lloko is foaied. The otheis who have been In lured will iccover. An Orphans' Home in Plntto County , CoLUMiirs , Neb , May 13. The Park Hill Oiplmns' home association , u'cently organ ized and incoipomtcd hrs been presented by Dr. Armstiong and wife with IGOaciesoi land as u site tor the home. The hact Is Ii the famous S'loll Cieek valley , eighteen ml'oj ' troin the city. The trustees of the homo are : .Mis. Anglo K. Newman , Miss Maiy H. Wallets , of Llnco'n ; Mrs. Isabella Spuilocic. Ceoigu M. Spurlock , of Platts- mouth ; Mrs. Maty A. Anustrong , Dr. Saline Aimstionir , Miss Wlllinmlnn L. Armstiong. ot Postvillu ; Hov. O. V. Itlco and John Klliott , of Columbus. Cicncral Thayer at Homo , ( iiiANH ISLAND , Neb. , May 13 The icturi : of Central Tlmyer to this city from an ex tended tour of the state and tlio east , was the occasion of much lejolclng among the pee ple. L cn jt'stNo. . 11 , Ut A. It. , headed bj their own maitlal band , met their distin guished commander at the depot and escoit cd him home. In the evening the genera addicsscd a company of luvcnllesoldleia , who have oiirnnl/.ed and aie being drilled by Cr.pt James Weir. A icceptlou was given las night In the po = t loom. Sudden Death. lIoi.Diunai : , Neb. , May VX A farmer named Lev ! Maitlas , living noithwcst a here , died suddenly fiom heart disease. He arose to get some water for his sick wife amen on leturnlngto bed expired almost instantly He leaves avite and six children. A Ham Ilohhcd and Fired. EIHIAII , Neb. , May 1 ! ) . T lie barn of John Foul was bioken Into and the contents of a pctldlei's wagon therein stolen. The build Int : was then tired , but the timber belnt , tieen , failed to bum , Nu cluu to the rub bcrs. PICAYUNE rim MONS. The Demand of n AVlioIo People Slot By Paper Petitions. LONDON , May 13. Sir John Pearson , itdso of the chancery division of high court of justices , Is dead. Incessant rains are falling In the north , causing rlvors to overflow their banks , Shcf- lold , Atcrclllfe , Doncaslcr and other tovvns aio partlv Inundated. At Hothcrliam railway steel works inanv muses and thousands of acres of land are submoieed and workmen are temporally out of ctnployiuont , Further esslons ot the ( Jladstone section of the liberal party are reported , consequent upon the disappointment created by Mr. Campbell-IIaunei man's statement In the house of commons this afternoon touching the home itile bill. A number of thn supporters of the meas ure made combined representation to the gov eminent whips , urging that Mr. Clndstono should announce betoro a division Is taken that if tlm bill passes the second reading ho will consider the result of division. Simply nllli inatlon of the pilnclplc of home rule and will vvithdiaw the bill and frame another mcasinu for the ne\t session. It Is expected that the debate wilt bo concluded on the il th lust. Numerous petitions have been pie- seiitcdto parliament against the bill. Includ ing one signed by l..OO ) loyalists ol Coik. Talking and Actln ; ; Treason Nation- aliHlH i > ut In Jail Tor Ijcsa Cause. AiniAon , May 13. A large association of loyalists has been fonned hero for the pur pose of arming and dilllliu the opuononts of home rule. An organl/atlon has boon ar ranged for the pmchase of an ample number of rifles at twenty-live .shillings apiece and In quantities. War material has alicady been obtained and stored. Soveial bodies of men Imvoalieady been under Ji ill for some days and practicing cveiy day. Donations of money have been liberally made for the sup port of these loyalist military movements , the contributions ranging from 100 down- waul. Loyalists everywhere heicabouts ex- picssastcin icsolve to lesist home mlo in any shape. _ Greek Troiililes. Amnxs , May 19. Comic do Mony.Kiench minister to Oieece , sailed for Fiance to-day. The mlnistiy formed by Valvia Is colorless , and the only duty Imposed upon It is to con voke the chamber of deputies. A Oicelc vessel Udcn With wine for Antwerp has been allowed lo pass tlio blockading squadion. The Italian olllccis have notified the peo- of Andios , the capital of mi island ot that name , that a blockade has been established. An Austrian torpedo boat scUcd a deck bite. Watching tlio Ulster Rehs. Di'ui.ix , May 13. The Ficcman's Journal says that Ficdcilck IJobcits , commander ol the Indian aimy , will bo recalled from India to take chief command of tlio army In 'Ire land. The Join ual also sa > .s that the garil- sun in Ulster is to bo Inci eased. Opposed to Homo Kitlc. Hni.r-AST , May 13. The gcneial assembly of Pieshyteilans of Ireland has piepaiud an appeal to the Piesbyterlan chinches In America for support in lesisting homo rule. A First Class Failure. LONDON , May 13. Schumacher & Schull , rice inei chants of this city , failed with liabil ities at JL'tSJ.OOO. No assets. The failure Is due to falling inaikets. Taking tlic Itack Track. ATIIEXS , May 13. The govornmcnthas re scinded ouleis for the advance of troops to the front. Base Bull Games Yesterday. The lollowlnz is the icsiilt of the various games of base bill playeJ by the leading clubs ot the country : At Cincinnati Cincinnati , 7 ; St. Louis , 3 , 1 in eighth and 3 in ninth. First base hits , Cincinnati , T ; St. Louis. 4. Eirois , Cincin nati , 1 : St. Louis , 4. Pitchers , Mullano and Hudson. Uiniihe , Clinton. mickand Welch. TJmpiie , Cunv. At St. Louis St. Louis , 10 ; Washington , 2. Fiist base hits , St. Louis , 18 ; Washing ton , 4. IC'iors , St. Louis , 4 ; Washington , 8. Pitcheis , Boyle and Daly. Umpiic , Kagan. At Dctioit Detroit , 4 : Hoston , 3. Uase hits , lMioit.7 ; Hoston , 8. Kriois , Detiolt , 1 ; Boston , 1. Umpire , ( laffnoy. At Philadelphia game on account of rain. rain.At At Kansas City No tramo on account of the Ri omuls being In bad condition. At Pittsbiirg Pittslmrj. 4 ; Louisville , 3 , 1 In hrst and eighth. Fiist base hits , Pitts- bure , 7 ; Louisville , 3. Krrois. Pittsburg , 1 ; Louisville. 0. Pitcheis , Morris and Heckcr. Umpire , Kelly. Two Noted Thieves Identified. CAIIIO , 111. , May 13. The two men in jail hern on the chaigo of robbing passengers on the Illinois Ccntial tiain have been Identi fied as George Tiocy , alias Gcoigo Wilson , alias II. O. Miller , dn expert sneak thief and hotel woikor , and ( .leoigo Jett , or Jen" , a des- pciadoand muideier , Tracy Is known as the "Peoila Kid , " and has worked with the most accomulished thieves in the south and west. Jett seivcd fourj ears In the Chester penltontiaiy lor minder and was pauloncd by thegovenior. A Celebrated KmiiKgler Dead. SAN Ax'io.viA , Texas , May 13. Infornm < tlon wasiecclvcd hero to-day of the killing of Juan Gallndo , the celebrated smugalcr , several days ago in the Mexican village of Plotc. Ho was apprehended by Mexican rangers , who shot him while making the ar- lest. Just before lie died Galindo confessed to having pattlclpatcdln the assassination of .loh u Kent , mmeiinlemlent of the Mexican Land and Cattle company. Gallndo was the leader of a band of sinugglcis and horse thieves notorious tluoughout noithern Mexico , AinoricaiiB WAhiiiXdibx , May 13. The senate com- mlttco on commeico ordeied a favorable ic- port upon Mr. Fiyo's bill to limit the com meiclal privileges of the vessels of foreign countiles In poitsof the United States to such purposes as are accoided to Ameiican M-ssuIs In the pints ot such toielgn countiies. Thoblll Istobo leported as an amendment to the shipping bill. 'Iho Knmllpox MOXIIIKAL , May 13 , There have been s.lx- tycase.s of smallpox and titty deaths ftom the disease at St. Dennis. Several deaths oc- cnricd in the college of St. Dennis. Only half the pupils have been vaccinated. Thn villagcis ictuso to adopt sanltaiy precautions and the health boaid have nnaiantlncd in St. Vincent dePaul n\e in ouu house. , ( A Fire Hnj : Falls. CIIICAOO , May 13. A Hie was discovered in the Madison street lhe.it 10 eaily this morn ing , but was initout before tiny serious dam age occurred. It was clearly an attempt of an luccndlaiy , Iti.u : > ixa , Pa. , May 13. The cluarmakers of this city yesterday presented to the manu facturers a schedule or wages calling lor nn advance ranging from 10 to JO per cent. The proprietors refused Iho advance and closed down indefinitely , tlnovving bOO persons oul of cinplo } iiiont. Him President , Dr.s MOIHUS , Iowa , May 13. 'ihls evening the trustees of the state agricultural college elected as president W. J. CliauiboiTalu ; seeret.irv of the stain board of agriculture ol Ohio. Ho will take charge of the college July 20. ' A Jury Obtained. Sr , Louis , Mav 13. It Is expected that a complete Jmy will bo obtained In the case of Maxwell by to-night. THE NATIONAL CAPITAL , ? cnsioning Union Soldiers and Indemnifying - ing tbo .Ohincso. VAN WYCK'S TELLING SPEECH. Tito Cabinet Consult on the "Adams" Seizure Strong Speech of Hlco or Massachusetts on tlio Chinese Indemnity Bill. Van Wyck On Pensions. WASHINGTON , Mav is. [ Special Tele- grain. ] Senator Van VVyck made a strong sncccli In tlio senate tills afternoon lit sup- | ioit of Ills proposed amendment to the gen eral iicnslou bill now pending. The bill pio- poses to give to nil who served six months or nioie In the service otthu union In the late war , who am now dependent upon their own labor Tor support mid who nro disabled from nny cause whatever , n pension In accordance with the disability , but not to e.\cced 5-4 n month. The pension ahull bo lated by exam ination as now. Mr. Van Wyck's amendment pioposes to make the pension unlfoimly S3 n month. Ho objects to the system of grading pensions - sions which would ncciuo under the til 11 , and thinks a uniform iat will in the Ion ; , ' run bo moiu just , llo urged concurs to pension these men and pension them at onceand not wall till nil who fought for the pioservatlon of the union ha\o passed beyond the Hood of time. There arc many men who gave peed and faithful sjivico to their country , who having bceome disabled by accident , sickness and vai Ions 'causes since the close of the war aie objects of chailty on account ot such dts- ahility.iiml yet they can't bo DPiisloncil under the existing laws , because their disability was not Inclined In the line of action and In connection with the war. The.se ho would now help in lecogtiition oC their allegiance to and scivices for the government. Mr. Van Wyckjdoes not thinkIn pcrnislous of this chaiactertlial there should lie gi.idinc or classification , lift would tie.it the bcnetl- ciaries all alike. APPOINTMENTS CONFIRMED. The Material Prom Which "Offensive Partisans" arc Produced. WASIHNOION , May 13. The senate to-day continued the following appointments : Con- Mil 11. F. Men-lit of Illinois , at Aux la Chappcl. llocelver of public money L. T. Uoyd , Haylield , Wis. Keclstois of land of- tice-Wllllam C. L. Heaul , Wnkcny , Kan. ; S. W. Langhoine , Helena. M. T. ; n.G. Shields , Las Unices , N. M. ; J. B. Webb. La Ciosse. Wis. Collectors ot customs A. F. Seebcigcr , Chicago , III. ; Conrad Si-ipp , Milwaukee ; John Cudwalladeu Philadelphia. Post masters U. 1" . Smith , Dendwood , Dak. : F. Abel , Libeity , Dale : M. 0. Biilev , Dell Kiplds , Dak. ; S , 11. Davis. Crcston , Iowa ; W. 0. Lewis , Chaieton. Iowa ; .1. I * . Nor- velle , Danville , III. : F. Shields , Wilmington , 111. ; W. 12. Bakei , Fniibury , III. ; C. II. Bur rows , La Ciosso , Wi.s. ; W. .N. Gaiter , Yiron.ua , WK ; A. Evorhard , Hipon , WIs. TWO oKi-r.xsivi : pAini.sAX.s. The lepoit of the committee on postofllccs and post roads in the case ol S. H. Davis , to bo postmaster at Cieston. Iowa , vlco L. 0. Tweed , suspended , is madenubile. . The committed 'called ' for and received fiom the postmaster general "all papers In the case. " , It appears , the rcpoit says , from the papers and documents tints' ' submitted to the committee ami frnimletti'is and-papers . communicated to it by the anspemtmrontCeir and otheis , that Uieio Is nothing.in.tho care calculated to place discredit on Tweed , cither as an oflicer or a man. The only com plaints made against his admlnlstiatfon of the olllceaio rather to his credit than other wise , Inittmiuch as they am based on his stiicl observance of the law or the regulations of the deuai linen t. The case Is ono of susppuslon for uollflcal reasons. Offensive paillsanahlp Is abundantly chained and the nominee seems to have understood that it rested on that lu- ss ! , as hucvidciitly jpcognizcd it as the con trolling clement in the case. The nomination ol Davis was reported fa vorably , Leed having oxpiosscd no desire to letain the olllce , but simply a desire that his chaiacter as an olllcer and man should bo piotected. Thoieport In the. case of W. C. Lewis to bo postmaster at Chaiiton , Iowa , vice ,1.11. Stewart , suspended , isalso made public. The committee obtained all uapeis In this case and sajs that they show It to lie an in- htauco of removal for offensive partisanship , theio being In the papers nothing against Stewaitasa man or an officer. Lewis is found to bo "a piopor and competent man , " and is lepoited lavoiabiy ; NO FINANCIAL"TiKGlSIjATION. The Leading Financial Committees of the HoufiO at War. WAsniNfiTox , May 13. [ Special Tele gram. ] "There will be no financial legisla- tlon at this session of congress , and 1 may add dining the next session , " said a member of the house committee on tonkin ? and cur rency , tills momlng. "In the fust place , " ho continued , "the oigani/atlon of the bank- In ? and currency and coinage , welghtsjand measures committees was bad. It was such as to lead one committee to continually war with the other. 1'osslbly it was not so much the composition of the committees as a lack of undeist.uidlii ! : about their icspectivo Jit- ilsdletlons. Under the clictpnstanees either will bo satisfied It the other has no hill passed. So them has been a waste of time. Then the administration has not kept con- giess advised about its wishes for legislation on finance : and lastly , conirivss has bit oil moio than It can chow of everything. Noth- Inir of consequence will ba done. " SV'What Is the most urgent piece of Ilimnrial legislation ptoposLdV'1 was asked. "I think the small silver eeilliioatc's ' would ha\oa moie dhect and gonoial elli'ct upon the masses. It would kfun moio money afloat , and then the common [ people ate In- teicsted In this kind of money they am to handle. If we Issue one , two and llu > dolhu sllvei coililicates yon wont see much of sllvei dollars , or , In tail , any other denominations 1111(101 tan dollais , excepting fractional cur- leney. The pioposition to give tlm bulks 10 percent moro cliculation on bonds depos ited is anotherlmpoitantmi'asmu intended to putthiityor foity millions Into Immediate ciicnlatlon. lint It is evident that the bulk ot the people In all ] > oi lions do not want any kind ot linanelal agitntlou , and they will 1)3 satisfied with no action. WHY UK IS IN WASHINGTON. J , Ktcrlini ; Morton Anxious Aliont the Now I.ano } OlllccH , WASHINGTON , May 1& [ Special Telo- grnm.J The president Intends appointing In a lew days the officers of the two now land districts cie.itcd in Nebraska , and J. Sterling Moiton's principal work herd Is to pet his filends into the places. So far , bo tweent thlity and forty Nebraskans am four or the rowans have applied , and other patriotic demociats of these states are < : x pcctcd to show a willingness to saoiiflce themselves and their personal Interests um ollkcis , lot , distilct. has been lor bom"o tiue. | SEnP-ISTKKKST TRl Farmers in Favor of and Cattle Deal ers Against Taxing Olpomarjjarino. WASHINGTON , May I'.1. [ Special Tele grain ] The pojik and beofpackeisof Nebras ka are maKlng a milted and very stiong llijht against the Scott bill , which is now before tliH liuusu and which taxtts oleomargarine and Imitations of butter and chce o to the extent of 10 cents a pound. They are tele graphing members of the Nebraska deli-ga- gatlon In congress , and all they can approach preach , uigiiii ! the defeat of thu bill. These men are largely Intoiested Ju thomt&suiu , as t proposes to cut off a profitable market for ho olfal ot their establishments , and It Is not surprising that they and other meat packers mve organized a formidable lobby and nro naming a most desperate effort to kill the bill. It Is generally believed that the bill w III soon bo passed. Senator Mandeison presented In the sen- ito to day n petition signed by A iarpo nuin- ) or of cltt7ciiB at Ccno.i , asking congress to pass the bill taxing oleomargarine , and Sen ator Wilson , ot Iowa , Introduced petitions ot similar puipoit from the citizens of his state. HJ3AU1) pnoar. Thn liito'llcctual Secretary Again TulkH Ijllco a Politician. WASIIIXOTO.V , May W. [ Special Tclo- Gram. ] Secrotaiy Lunar says that since the Matcmcnt.has been widely telegraphed , that Commissioner Sparks Intends to icslgn his liosltlon , ho has lecolved hundreds of lotteis from the noithwesl In which tlio writers con- gratulatea both themselves and the govern ment upon Uoncr.tl Sparks' speedy ictlro- inent. It Is Sccietary Lamar's belief that , In the gieat majority of cases , these letters aiu w rltten bv land snarks ami others who have giown rich through illeg.it transactions In iiubllc lands. Ho said no honest , bona lido settler has anything to fear fiom Commis sioner Spaiks or any iiillngs ho may make , and that ho not only has not lenulred the commissioner's loslgnation , but that he ( Lamar - mar ) would \lgorously protest if Geneial Sparks should Intimate his Intention of doIng - Ing so. _ FOUTY-NINTH GOXGIIUSS. Sonato. WASIIINOTOX , Mayl' ) . A bill parsed creat ing a new judicial circuit of the United States. Under this bill the Klchlli clicult is made to Include Nebiaska , Kansas , Arkan sas and Coloiado , the Ninth to Include Min nesota , Iowa and Missouri , the Tenth to In clude California , Oicgon and Nevada. The bill also provides that the present judge of the Ninth clicult , as licictoforo reconstructed , ucinir Callfoinla , Oregon gen and Nevada , shall bo judge of the now Tenth circuit , and that the president shall appoint a judge for the now Ninth clicult. At'2 o'clock tlio general pension bill was placed bufoio the senate. Mr. Ulalr explained that It was Intended to provide tor the disabled union soldiers of tlio late war who found It dllliciilt or impos sible , without their own fault , whether by loss of papers or death of witnesses , to piovo their cases under existing law. The bill , Mr. Ulalr said , Included pensions for dependent parents who lost In the sci vice , but who weionot , as icquiied by existing law , de pendent upon the ton at the time of the ser vice. He did not think the number ot per sons to be added to the pension loll , under this bill , would exceed iiTJ.OOO. Mr. Logan did not think it would amount to mole than one-halt of that number , as it lelatedonlv to persons who had not heicto- toio been able to get pensions. Mr. Blair did not believe the amount of money involved would exceed ioOOJOOJ a je.ir. je.ir.Mr. . Ucrry thought It time to call a halt. He dlil not believe the union soldleia wanted this bill. Asaiiilothey weio men able to take care of themselves. Mr. Logan said ho would , at thejaproper time , move that no pension heieafter paid to any soldier should be less Jtiian tSa month. We had some pensions ot SI and $ - ! a month. Mr. Teller Interposed to say that thcie were over " 0,000 cases ot S'J a month Denslons. At this Mr. Lo an lematkod : "What a magnanlmousk pension , ( iic.xt Ciodl Mr. I'rcsidwut , is notlliis lobbcryV Is not thisdestioylm ; the peace o thn i > pope | of Uio country ? It is no wonder that my trlena fiuni'ATlfnnsas , Mr. Berry , was alarmed lest the democratic pai ty would bo deshoycd if pension bills should pass. " Jlr. Logan further said the United States eo\eminent had agiecd to pay bounty to union soldiers according to their service in the war. And within a few days botoro Its conclusion icjjlmcnt after icgiment was mus tered out within ten days ot the cxpliatlon of their time for the puipose of depilvtnt ; them ot that bounty. It would not bo time to call a halt , Mr. Logan thought , till we had done these soldleis justice. Mr. Vest then obtained the floor , and after an executho session the senate adjouined. House. WASIIINQTOX , May 13. Mr. Hlce , from the committee on foreign affair * , reported back the lesolution icqucstlng the president to In- lorni the house what steps had been taken to have thesel/mo of the "David J. Adams" In vestigated and to communicate at the eailiest pi.icticabio day the chcumstanccs under which the seUuio was made. Adopted. Mr. Woithlnglon , Horn the same commit tee , reported back tlio lesolution calling on the president lor conies of any coiiesiiond- cncewiththo Mexican go\cinmcnt iclathe to the claims specified In the tilth section of the act olconsiessoljune , 1378 , and other information on the subject. Adopted. In the moining lumrihc house in the com mittee of the whole leMimcd consldei.itlon ot the Chinese Inclcmnltj joint lesolution. Mr. Hlrouiged In suppoit ot the pioposl- tion , contending that the obligation of this goveinmcnt to pay damages tested , not on good will nor the spirit of benevolence , but upon Intel national law. Theie weie many pieccdcnts for his propo sition. In Ibl7 England hud compelled the ( Sleeks to pay an Indemnity for the illtieat- mcntof tlfe.low , Don Paclfico , in Athens. loid Palmerston hud been called to account tor the position ho had taken on the giound that tiieio was no intei national law to answer It ; but alter a daj's debate , the pilnclpal maintained by him had been llxcd In Kngland so liimly that It never since has been shaken. The United Slates Itsolt de manded indemnity Horn China tor violence done to Us cltl/cns by a mob and by the ar mament of Kngland bombaiding Chinese cities , and China has paid the bills althougii the damage had been done by the aimed foiccsot England. When England tluough her carelessness had let loose ciniseis , which hnd dilven our commeico tiom the sea the United States ex pected iliidcmnlty , and he tiustlul theio would be now an aim as loir. ; and \olco as stiong to exact indemnity tiom Kugland lor the injustice her subjects weio now peipe- tiatlng and seeking to pcrprtiato upon Ami'ilcau lisheimen. [ Applause. ] The piesldent had assuicd congicss that theoutmgcsnt ItocicSpilngs had been com mitted by aliens , ns had theoutiageb in Chicago cage which ind boon so shocking to the countiy. and he ( Itlce ) hoped the mmdeieis In Chicago would bo visited with that pun ishment which had not yet been Usltcd upon their tcllow assasslps. Mr. McCiaiy thought thcio was no law compelling indemnity to bo paid. Mr. Ciuey ot Wyoming moved to amend by Inseitlng alter the appiopilatlon the \\ouls "or so much thcicof as may bo netessaiy , " on the ground that theappiupilatfon was on tiiely too laign. llota\ois absolute piohlbl billon ot Chlncso Immlgiiition , and holds that tlio icspoiiblblllty lor the mob at Hock Spilngs rested upon congicss on account of Its lulusal to listen to the demands ol the people ot the P.icltic coast lor such luohlbl- lion , As the morning hour was about to close , the committee lose , and Mr. llelmont made an ell in t to limit the debate , but pend ing action the hour uxplicd , The lesolution was iclc-jated to its place on th calendar , and the house went Into commlttco ot the whole on the diplomatic and consular ap- piopilatlon bill , Mr. Belmont niou'd to Inrieaso fiom Sl" 0- , COO to ? l.VJOJd the appiopilation lor contln- L'ent expenses at united States consulates. The- motion was agreed to , and the bill w.is iciioiiedto titr- : ! ! ' - and passed. Then the bill enlaiging iiouurj fiul duties of thodcpiitmeiit ot .igiluultural was cui- bldeii'd in committed ol tliohole. . Mr. Weaver favored a bill which would give labor an Impetus which It had not yet enjovcd. Labor was organizing lora great contest witli monopoly , and It had the light to buhcaut in evcty council that might pass upon Its condition and upon the meed of power ami lesprct that must be given to it. Vending fuitluu dUcusslon the committee arose and the house adjourned. luital U'rcclc. Ixi > iAXAroi.is , Ind. . May 13. Four or llvepeisons wi'ie killed by tlio wreck ot an Indianapolis , IJlooiniijgtoii & W.u tuin tiain PO1UIAU PUUTE3T HIAD1-3. Dcmnml AInilo fbr the Ilolcnso of tlio Adnniq , nut HcfiiBcd. Dionv , N. R , May 13. The followlnir no tice was served upon these In possession of the schooner David J. Adams this morning : To Captain Scott , commander of marine police and all other persons whomsoever seizing , holding on and detaining the schoo ner , David .1. Adams Take notice : That the nnde.-slffncd hereby protest and object against the Illegal selzuie and detention of cald vessel and her appurtenances , and de mand Its Immediate icstoratlon to Us lawful master ; and further take notice that tlm owners and pai tlss Interested In said vessel Intend to hold the paitlcs who selred saidesel as well as these that may have her In custody , or may detain her , llabls tor all damages consequent upon her selr.urc and detention. Tin ) above Us signed by Captain Klnney , master of the Adams , and countersigned and concuncd lnbyConsuKicncr.il Phclan , ( IOXKTO IIAI.U'AX. Phclan left Dlgby at noon to day to enter his piote , < t. The captain and oiow of the schooner Adams lelt hero for Boston In the steamship Si'ciet via St. John , this evening. The de mand tor delivery of the vessel was made this toienoon , but the authorities icfitscd to dcllvci her up. . Over-Conlldcnt Republicans. WASMIXOTOX , May 13. [ Special Tcle- ciam. ] Sonlo ovcr-eonlidcnt republicans are quoting the dcmoci.its as saying that they do not think that It would bo to the advantage of their paity In 1SS8 to have control of the next house of repiescntatlves , and that theicfoio theio will bo no struggle for the election of their candidates this fall. This Is n mistake , and the republicans will 11 nil It out when tlio ballots aio counted , If not be- foie. On the comiary , I tun told by a num ber of leading dumociats In cither bmncli of congress that It Iseoiisldeiod as veiy Impor tant that ttioy should contiol at least ono body ot the national Icclslatuic , and that every effoit will bo made to do It. Caiehas been taken In the oiganlzatlon of both con gressional campaign committees and the light will bo a licico one. No Guttlo Trail Wanted. WAsmxorox , May 13. [ Special Tele gram , ] A stiong protest has been iccclvcd at the Inleilor department from cltl/.ens of western Nebiaska against the Coke bill , which lias passed the senate , establishing an Inter state cattle tiall fiom Texas to Montana , six miles wide. The bill leads ono to believe that the ttail inns tinouili Colorado , but it hasbtcn dlbcoveicd that It passes tluough westein Nebiaska , on r.uigo 41 , andSecie- tary Lumar say. If the bill Is deceptive It should not be passed. I ? 11 y I tig Rrhlowcll Blank , WASIUXOTOX , May iJ. : The senate to-day , on motion of Mr. Loean , concuncd in the amendments made by the house to tlm bill authoii/.lng thosecietary of the tieasuiy to nsceitaln. by appraisement , the \aluo of liihlcAoIl block , in Chicagq , and convoy it to tlio Atlantic & Cheat Westein ICailroad company for n price not less than the ap- piaiscd value. Tliclr Time. WA IIIXOTOX , D. C. , M ay 13. The sel/.ure ol the Aincilcan fishing schooner , Adams , at DIsby , N. S. . was one of the topics consid- vied at the cabinet meeting to-day. Mo luither action In the case will bo taken by this gnveinment until an olllclal lepoit has been icceiml fiom the consul. Nebraska Postmaster. ; . I.MIIU.N , i < ray jo. [ . .ijifcr.U ielo cram. ] (3coigX3" Peter has been appointed postuulstcr at Princeton , a new oflioo in Lan- raster county , Neb. , and Chilstlau C. Hanscn has been commissioned postmaster at Dan- ncbrag , Neb. Commerce. WA H XOTOX , Mav 13. The senate com mittee on commerce oid-itcd a favorable ic- poitupon Frye'ti bill to limit the commercial piiveleges of vessels of foieign countiicsin poits of the United States to that accoided Ameiican vessels in poitsof such loioign countiles. Thn bill will bo icpoited as an amendment to the . -shipping bill. A Desperado Downed. FALLS CJTV , Neb. , May 13. Late yester day afternoon a man named Shipley was bi ought to this city with a bullet wound In the thigh , lie was turned over to a doctor tor tieatmcnt , The wound is not ilanzoums. Some ycais aso Mi . Shipley lan away tiom her home in Mlssouii and came to tlio icsl- dcnce < it hei father , Cluules Melvln. living a few miles uoitli of heie. She was forced to leturn at the point ol her husband's revolver. A shut l time ago she again escaped and was again followed by her dcsnerate husband. This time Mr. Melvln and his son detci mined to piotecttlio woman at any cost , and when Shipley called at the house Tuesday ho was uainod that any sug gestion of foicc would bo met by force , llo diew a dagger and made a dasn lor the house but was piomptly winged by youn Mclvin. Shipley was ( nought to town by a neighbor ing fanner and sweats vengeance when he gets well , llo looks like a tough citl/cn , and may diaw blood befoio he ghes up Ills wile. Young Melvin claims th ; > tsluplry kidnapped his sister when she was only 15 years ot age and loiccd her to marry him. A Uooin at Atkinson. fJAiKixhOX , Neb. , May ! , [ Special to the ; i5ii : : . Atkinson is a vciy lively , busy town. It Is making good improvements tills year. Over fifty buildings will bo elected din Ing the summer. A school house , cost ing SS.OOO , will bo commenced soon. It will be made of the liist brick maiiulactuied at Atkinson , our new hrick-yaid bi-ini ; now In limning older. A huge bi ick Catholic chinch will also bo bulk Immediately. Ciops are looking line. People looking lor a winter home will do well to locate heie. Come and look at nur little city and see how much can bo accomplished In the Mioit pcilod ol thico ye.iia. Rrlghton Beach Itacen. Biiiaiuox UiiAcir , May 111. Italn fell tluouifliout the afteinoon. Fhst i. wo , for maidens of all ages , throo- quaitbisol a mile St. ICIino won , ( lunley second , Tantivy third. Time , lKO : > f. Thico-nuaiters of a mile , all aics Donald A. won , Pal Dalv second , Commander thlid , Time , 1:18. : Seven-eighths of a mile , all ages Miller won , Moonshine second , liiunswlck thlid , Time , lEi. : : Handicap for all airc-i , mile Valley Foige won , Bahama second , Jacobus thiid. Time , 1W. 1W.Fifth lace , tor oar-olds and upvvauls , Bevcn-elghths of a mile , was declaicd olt' . Itcwpltod Iteuaiiho IIIHUIIO. SriiiKnrii'.r.ii , III. , May 11. An allldavlt signed by lour ) ilijslclans was piesunlcd to ( iovcinor On'li-sby to-day setting lorlh that James Dacoy , hontciiced to be hanged lo- moiiow for the minder ol Ahh'iman Caynor , Is Insane , and it would be an inhuman act to hang him. The section of the revised stat utes has been polntid out to tlmgovoinor which loiblils- the execution of any peison whobccomts Insane alter sentence js pio- nounced. The governor teh'giaplird to the shcritl that a icspite would be. issued tot a de lay ot about sixty da\s to allow lime lei In quiry as to the piisonci's sanity. sr'snd Till Cinc'Aoo , May ID. Tha boaidcf review ol tlio National Tiottlng association to-night finished Its session heio and adjouinud to ie < assemble in New Vork on the lust Tuesday in Decumbur. About 100 cases were up lor consideration , many of which weie con tinned. _ _ A C'oiniuUsioti Failure. BALTJMOIII : . MftylU. The grain commis sion house ot I ) son Bios , made an assign ment to-day to llany A. Parr. LiabllUIcs estimated at 03,000 ; MM ( cainiut Lmcal- uiutud. . . ' . . NEBRASKA AND IOWA NEWS , York's Now Court House Attempted Poi soning at O'Neill ' , LINCOLN'S NINE WHIPPED. A Onsollno Btovc Kxnloilcs lit lc Mollies With Fntnl llcattlta An Iowa Farmer Snlcltlca Poor Hall IMaylnjr. Yotk County Court HOIIBP. YoTitf. Xei ) . , May in. fbpcclal Telegram. ] The contract for the election of the Voik county court house was let to-day to David 15. Howard of Lincoln for S48.UV ) . The mat ter has been exciting oui people for some time , and all hope that the cnurt house ques tion has been disposed of for all time. Mr. llovvnid'.s bond for SW.OOO was appiovcd and Is signed by the following gentlemen ot Lin coln who qualified 111 tlio following amounts : J. H. Wrbsti-r , SJO.OOO. J. H. MeMliily , S100.000. C. L. Biiwman , Slfl.ooo. Kels , t Bullock , S10.0CQ , J. 11. McClay , S10.0JO. Woikwlllho commenced to-morrow and the building will bj completed on or before July 1 , IbbT. ' ' SAID HB'WA'S POISONKP. An O'Neill rarmor Ctalino to Ilnvo Itccu PolHonotl by Ills WIPo. 0'Niir.L , Neb. , May 13. [ Sprolil Tele gram. ] A fanner named Uonjamln Harmon , who resides about sit miles southwest of this city , was brought to town this morning suf- ioilngfrom stiychnino poisoning. Medical aid was procured and antidotes adminis tered , llo claims that ho took sup per last evening between 8 and 0 o'clock and was given the poison by his wlfo in a cup ol tea at the Instigation of ono Charles Smith , who came with them to Nebiaska last winter liom Wisconsin. lla\lng been given nu oveidoso it acted as an emetic. Haimon Is about fi5 yeai.s of age , and is rn- polled as nqulct , Inoffensive man. Ills wife IsiJSyeais old. ChailcsSmith is a man led man , his wlfo having left him in Michigan , and is about 33 yeai.s ot age. Papers have been issued for the aiiest of both parties. Harmon is thought to bo out of danger. Hlch developments are expected. DENVUIl NINE WINS. Score 1O to n Sullivan's Pitching Freely I'ojindcd TJOOSO Play. LINCOLN , Neb. , May U [ Special Tele gram. ] The game between the Deiner anil Lincoln clubs to-day diow another largo audience to Dm fee's park. The visitors put Change in the box , and gave him a stiong suppoit at evoiy point , winning easily by a scoieof 10 ton. Sullivan did tlio pitching for tlio Lin coin lies and was pounded lather feely , a total of 1 ! ) base hits being charged up against him. There was some clever holding and heavy batting nt times on both sides , but as a wnolo the game was loosely plavrd. Wciden has thus tir made the best lecoid in the bo\ for Lincoln , though Sullivan is accounted the most skillful of the two. two.The score by Innings : Demei : ! a 0 0 0 1 3 0 Af 10 Lincoln .00030 a 0 0 0 5 THEV SHOT TO A How Among Soldiers Kcsulcs in 'fwo Deaths. * 'L Ai.iiXTixn , Neb. , May W. [ Special Telo- r-lj giaii ! . ] A deadly shooling affair recurred at Fort Nlobiara ycsterdiy. A soldier oil guaid went to tlie dining "room of his com' pany quietly and thcio engaged In d quanel with the corporal of his company which re sulted In the coiporal alapplntr his lace. The soldici relumed to the guaid house , secured his gun and went back to the < p.iaitei ? , shoot ing the coipoial through the head , Indicting a moital wound fiom which ho Is now dying. The soldier attempted to escape , but wos.piir- sued by the scigeant of the guaid and otheis who ho liied unon. They relumed lire , the man was killed by the seigeant. Dining the firing a valuable mule was kllhd. Nebraska City Child Murder , LI.NCOLX , May 13. [ Spi'da ! . ] Mrs. Shel- Icnbeiver , as stated in jesteiday's BKK , has been icturncd to the Nebiaska City jail from the penitentiary , where she and her husband were taken tor safekeeping. It Is repotted that she has confessed all about the minder of little Maggie Shcllenbergcr , her step daughter , for which ci line she and her hus band were arresled. She chaiges her hus band with tlio cilme , no doubt In hopes of saving her own neck. Another icuoit Is that Mr. Shellenbcigci lias confessed to the minder and that IMS wife was paityto It. Kinthorniore , that the plan was to Kill the girl , believing that the miiuido theoiy would be accepted , and then when the allalr had quieted down to kill Maggie's bi other , bury the corpse , and siy he had inn away. Mag gie ami her biolher weio hcli-s to a valuable faun which their father and their stepmother wished to gel hold of by putting them out of tlm way. These Moiies about conlcsslons , however , aie not genoi.illy believed. Took Strychnine. Iloi.nimoi : , Neb. , May 13. Miss Annie Mooic , daughter of J. Wllkes Mooie , took stiychnino at Rlwood last evening and died at 10 o'clock this morning * , Domestic trouble was the cause. IOWA OASITAIJTIKS. A ( Jnsollno stovn ICvplodcs , and n l''jirnicr CominltN Suicide , Iis : MOIXIS : , In. , May 13. [ Special Tclo- giaiu. ] A Crcstou special f-ajs that tlieie was an explosion of a gasoline lamp there to day , in connection with an electio-theiapeu- lic bath appaiatus. The phjsiclan who was handling It , Di , W. II. Clulstlu , was seriously - ly binned , and his patient , a 1Iearold gill , was very badly binned about the feet and limbs. A special troin Paten , Orreno county , says : Mr. A. H , Reynold * , a well-to-do fanner liv ing four miles east of here , took a dose ot poison , whether accidentally or othciwlseln not known , about noun ycsteiday , and It Is thought he will die. No mason is known for his attempting suicide. Ho was. In the to > yu Iniylin : tamlly supplies , and while heie pur chased a small quantity of ether and lauda num. It Is ri'poili'd that upon arilving at honiu he mixed the ait'cles ' and swallowed them. _ _ _ _ A Itccelvor Discharged. Dr.s Moixrs , Mav Kl. [ Special Telccram , ] -In the Unlled islates clicuit couit to-day , , t. II , ( iiinnell , leeelver ot the lovva Centinl i.illmad , made a iinal accounting mid Ills bondsmen weio disclaimed. Ho was up- nointeil receiver ten yeais ago and the case between him and theralhoad Imbbccn pond > ing for seven yeais. Docildi'd to Incorporate , PANAMA , Iowa , May 13. Ala tpeclul eke. tlbn held ho 10 to-day It was decided by a ma- joiltyoftlevrii to Incoipoiatoasu city. A full vet was polled but the majoilty was smr.lli r than was expected , Most of the nill- wayemplojesotcd against the piopositlon to ittcoipoiate. Mccnue In Ohio. , Ohio. May ly , The leglslaluio to-dfty passed the liquor tu-c bill , wlilch Is a , iiM'iiactun'iit ol the .Sjott law and wliitrj goes intu eltcct from date. Nchraaka Weather , I'or Nfbiaska : Local rains , followed by lair vvialhcr ; uoailv btatlonary teiuperatur *