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BX BATEMAX Ss McDOKiXB. WESG1NGTON SPRINGS, D. EPITOME OF THE WEEK. Interesting News Compilation. DOMESTIC. CLARK'S livery stable at Washington, D. C., was burned on the 16th, twenty seven horses perishing in the flames. THE iron industry in Michigan was on the IGfch reported in a bad way. The strikes in the East had seriously affected the market, large mines and furnaces were closing down one after another, and the outlook was on the whole a dismal one. THE damage done by the receut storm in Iowa was on the 10th estimated at $•700,000. Seventeen persons were killed and nearly sixty injured. A WIND and rain-storm on the 10th did considerable damage at Knoxville, Ark. The Baptist Church and li. A. Tay's store house wero totally destroyed. No lives •were lost. THE post-office at 'White Springs, Fla., •was burned the other night, and all the stamps and funds in the office were de stroyed. HANKINS, a truckman, shot and killed his wife at Portland, Ore., a few evenings ago, and, while under arrest and in the hands of the police, cut his own throat. FOUR violent deaths and throe cases of insanity had up to the lGth occurred among the defrauded depositors of the Erie County (Pa.) Savings Bank. The de faulting cashier is engaged in mercantile business at Chatham, Out. A COMPROMISE was effected on the ICth between the iron manufacturers and the operators at Pittsburgh, Pa., and a gen eral resumption of work would take place immediately. TEN persons were sun-struck in New York City on the lGth, two of whom died. THE coal mines at West Elizabeth, Pa., suspended operations on the lGth, throw ing one thousand men out of employment. As oil well recently sunk at Lima, O., was on the lGth flowing at the rate of six barrels an hour. THE special train conveying the Liberty bell from New Orleans arrived at Phila delphia on the 17th, and was received by Mayor Smith, the city officials and a vast number of citizens. The old relic was placed on a decorated truck and conveyed to Independence Hall, the sidewalks along the route being lined with cheering thou sands. The bell was placed in its former position in the lobby of the hall. By the explosion of a powder magazine the other day at Pueblo, Col., two lives •were lost and considerable property de stroyed. THE packing and provision establish ment of Washington Butcher's Sons, in Philadelphia, was burned on the 17th. Loss, $150,000 insurance, $100,000. A NUMBER of prominent citizens of Charlestown, W. Va.. having been in dicted for playing cards in private apart ments, waited upon the foreman of the Grand Jury on the 17th and requested him to leave the country. PRICE WEATHERLT (colored) was hanged by a mob a few days ago near Yazoo, Hiss., for an attempted outrage on a white girl. F. THE one hundred and thirty-eighth an nual commencement exercises of Princeton College were concluded at Princeton, N. J., on the 17th. ADMIRAL JOUETT reported to the Navy Department at Washington on the 17th that his efforts to bring about an adjust ment of the troubles in Colombia had proved fruitless. The Government forces •were now marching on Barranquilla. BARTHOLDI'S statue of "Liberty Enlight ening the World" arrived on the 17th in New York harbor on board the French steamer Isere. GEORGE MORGAN, Pete Moore and Bill Williams, desperadoes and cattle-thieves, •were lynched a few days ago by vigilantes at Healton, Ind. T. SAMUEL ANDERSON, who murdered Wash Osborn near Dry Ridge, Ky., twen ty years ago, was discovered and arrested on the 17th. THE epidemic at Plymouth, Pa., had on the 17th spent its force, and the Relief Committee announced that it was in need of no more funds. JOE BARBOUR and Horace Tern-ill (both colored) were hanged at Charlottesville, Va., on the 18th, the former for killing Randall Jackson and the latter for the murder of Mary Foster. MEREDITH WORKMAN, who was on the 18th committed to the West Virginia Penitentiary under a three years' sen tence, has spent twenty-seven of his fifty four years behind prison walls, FLLBUDDENSIEK, the builder of man-traps in New York, was found guilty on the 38th of manslaughter, and remanded for sentence. AT Cleveland, O., on the 18th Henry Sauerbier sold his wife and baby to a man named McFarland for one hundred dol lars. The purchaser left with the woman and infant for his home in Logan, O., and fiauerbier left for Chicago. TWENTY-FIVE iron-mills in Pittsburgh, iPa., have resumed operations since the Signing of the scale. PROMINENT members of the Salt Lake :(Utah) police force were arrested on the •18tli for polygamy. j. THE first railway car on the new Broad |way road in New York passed over the lower half of the line on the 18th, drawn by four gayly caparisoned horses. THE schooner Austin D. Knight sailed •from Philadelphia on the 18th for Vigo, Spain, where she is to be engaged in rais ing the Spanish treasure galleons sunk in :Vigo Bay iu 1702. ON Chicoteague Island, nearTasley, Va., iWilliam Freeman, aged eighteen years, on ithe 18th fatally shot Timothy Hills, his 'wife and daughter, because the latter re jected his suit, and then killed himself. COLONEL BRADLEY, stationed at Santa Fe, telegraphed on the 18th to the War .Department at Washington that there •were no hostile Indians in New Mexico. It was thought that the Apaches had also (left Arizona. MASKED men on the 19fch took Henry Howard (colored) from jail at Coshocton, '©., and hanged him to a tree for assaulting "two young white women. He confessed the crime. AT Plymouth, Pa., there were 280 cases of fever on the 19th at Sugar Notch and Warrior Run a total of twenty-four cases was reported. Many of the cases At Ply mouth were in a dangerous condition. IN the encounters between the Hall and Jones factions in Knox County, Ky., dur ing the past few days nine men have been killed. GEORGE A. PYERS, a wife-beater, re ceived fifteen lashes at the hands of the Sheriff at Baltimore, Md., on the 19th. He was the first white man whipped in Mary land for that offense. THE War Department at Washington was officially advised on the 19th that there wore now no "boomers" in Okla homa. THE French war-ship Isero with the Bartholdi statue on board was escorted up the harbor to Bedloe's Island on the 19th an imposing naval procession, one hun dred steamers and yachts being in lino. The shipping in the harbor was gayly decorated, and enthusiastic multitudes lined the shores of Long Island aud New Jersey. The Isere dropped anchor amidst the thundering of cannon, the blowing of whistles aud the playing of bands. THE Governor of South Carolina on the 19th ordered an investigation of the bar barous treatment of colored convicts work ing on the railroad in Abbeville County. It was said that the prisoners were inhu manly whipped, nine having died from cruel flogging. PERRY and William Melton, father and son, were hanged on the 19th at Farmers ville, La., for the unprovoked murder of John W. Cherry, nn old farmer, a year ago Charles Campbell was executed at Pointe a la Hache, La., for killing Theo dore Tuplevich last August George Schneider was hanged at Hamilton, O., for the murder of his mother, and William Morrow was executed at Clarksvillo Tenn., for killing a colored man named Dick Overton. SPECIAL telegrams of the 19th to Brad street's from the larger cities throughout the United States continued the record of almost uniform dullness in general busi ness. SEVEN HUNDRED men and girls em ployed by a shoe company at South Frain ingham, Mass., went on a strike on the 19th in support of the striking boot-makers. THIRTEEN HUNDRED cars wero required for the transportation on the 19th of the Government exhibit from the New Or leans Exposition to Washington. AT Wliitesburg, Ky., Link Banks, a no torious outlaw, who had killed three men this year, was shot dead a few days ago by a citizen whoso life ho was attempting. UPON petition of prominent citizens Judge Gardner on the 19th granted a tem porary injunction restraining Sunday racing aud other amusements in the Chi cago Driving-park. MARY KLEMAN, aged about twenty-two years, confined in jail in Chicago on the charge of attempting to poison the family of Mrs. Michael Freres, her sister, with whom she had made her home for a short time, confessed on the 19th that she was guilty, not only of the attempt upon their lives, but of causing the deaths of her mother, father and another sister in Dubuque, la. She was considered insane. AFTER five trials Frank Burkman was on the 19th sentenced at Fredericksburg, Va., to thirty-six years' imprisonment fr,r the murder of two men. A HOT-AIR balloon at Charleston,* W. Va., on the 19th caught fire while being inflated, and shot several hundred feet into the air, when it collapsed, William Patterson, the "aeronaut," falling to the earth a lifeless mass. It was his first as cension. IN the United States and Canada there were 193 business failuresjduring the seven days ended on the 19th, against 214 the pre vious seven days. The distribution was as follows: Middle States, 32 New England States, 12 Western, G3 Southern, 34 Pa cific States and Territories, 29 Canada, 23. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. THE report of the Court of Inquiry on the lGth in the case of Paymaster-Genbral J. A. Smith, Chief of the Bureau of Pro visions and Clothing iu the Navy Depart ment, finds him guilty of numerous official delinquencies, and a court-martial would be ordered. JAMES J. BROOKS, Chief of the Secret Service Division of the Treasury Depart ment, resigned on the 10th, by request of Secretary Manning, to take effect July 1. HENRY W. BLAIR was on the lGth re elected United States Senator from New Hampshire by the Republicans. GENERAL GRANT left New York on the morning of the lGth on a special train in Mr. Vauderbilt's private car, accompanied by members of his family and medical at tendants. Reaching Saratoga at 1:55 p. m., ho was greeted at the railway station by an enthusiastic assemblage. The Gen eral walked unassisted through the car and down the steps, and was lifted to the Mount McGregor train, which made the run of ten miles up the mountain in thirty five minutes. In the evening he was very comfortable. THE Michigan Legislature adjourned sine die on the 17th. THE Iowa Greenback Convention will be held at Des Moines, July 7. THE President on the 17th appointed John B. Stalio, of Ohio, Minister to Italy. Bayless W. Hanna, of Indiana, was given the Argentine instead of the Persian mis sion. ERNEST REDBURG, the oldest member of the Grand Army of the Republic in the United States, died on the 17th at Van couver, Wy. T., aged ninety-one years. PRESIDENT ANDREW WHITE, of Cornell University, at Ithaca, N. Y., presented his resignation to the trustees on the 17th. CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW has been elected President of the New York Central Road. EX-SENATOR JAMES W. NESMITH, of Oregon, died at Portland on the 17th. THE President on the 18th appointed Is rael Lawton to be Superintendent of the United States Mint at San Francisco. ALTHOUGH there was no immediate dan ger of death, the vitality of General Grant on the 18th was on the wane, and the sore on his tongue and throat was taking deeper root. The sufferer was taken with coughing spells during the evening, re suiting in severe irritation of his throat. WILLIAM E. WOODRUFF, SR., the first State Treasurer of Arkansas, died on the 19th at the age of eighty-nino years. FOREIGN. ISAAC M. HIDES, the absconding ex-post master of Lewiston, I. T., was arrested on the 16th in British Columbia. He had over $10,000 in his possession. ADVICES of the 16th state that shocks of earthquake continued with increased vio lence in the Vale of Cashmere, India. The town of Muzuffurabad was reported to have been almost entirely destroyed and 2,300 persons were said to have been killed. FISHING vessels arriving on the 16th at Gloucester, Mass., report that the past winter in Iceland was the worst ever known there. Almost all the cattl« 'per ished, and up to the middle of May lieavy snow-storms were still raging. LONDON adviccs of the 16th annchnce the definite acceptance of tho Premiership by Lord Salisbury. THE ravages of cholera in the pro vices of Valencia, Castellonde la Plana andiur cia, Spain, and in tho city of Madrid Mere increasing on the 16th. Thirty thoustnd people had fled from Murcia to escapeth? plague. I NINE prisoners of war recently captured by a native Chiof on the Brass llivei iu West Africa, wero killed and eaten the tribe becauso their ransom was not It -th comlng. FIELD-MARSHAL BARON VON MAM :UF FEL, the distinguished German Comm tnd er and Governor of Alsace-Lorraine, iied suddenly on the 17th of congestion oj the lungs. A FIRE on the 17th destroyed tho peat bazaar and mercantile establishnieii of William Whitely, in London, eausiife a loss of $750,000. THERE were 238 deaths reported 4°ni cholera in Spain during the twenty hours ended on the 17th, and 491 cases. THE British steamer Lake Manitoba, th five hundred head of cattle, was recei ly wrecked off tho Newfoundland coast. IT was discovered on the 17th that ert Laing, an official of the Canadian n terior Department, had been issuing boiis land patents to settlers iu the NorthweU Territories and pocketing the proceeds. THE towns of Ayrnau and Leutschan, in Hungary, were recently destroyed by fire, over five hundred houses being burned. Fourteen persons lost their lives. DURING the twenty-four hours ended at six p. m. on the 18th there were 632 new c».ies of cholera in Murcia, Castellon de la Plana and Valencia, in Spain, and 151 deaths. THE German bark Margarethe arrivedat Qyeb6c on the 18th from Grauton, Sc)t larftl, after a passage of eighty-five days, the delay having been caused by innuner able icebergs. AN explosion caused by fire-damp oc curred on the ISfch at the Chifton colliery, near Manchester, Eng., where 349 iniiers were at work. Tho number of lives lost was believed to have been 100. DISPATCI/ES received on the 18tl at Paris confirmed the reported loss recmtly of tho French man-of-war Renard. The vessel foundered in the Indian Ocean dur ing a cyclone and every one on board, 127 souls in all, perished. AN earthquake shocklastirjg several sec ouds caused great alarm at York, Eng., on the 18 th. MR. GLADSTONE on the 18th surrendered the Prime Minister's official, seals to the Queen. HANLAN, the oarsman, was nearly drowned in Toronto Bay oa tho 18th by the falling to pieces of a new1 boat ho was testing. When rescued by some sailors he was completely exhausted. OWING to the closeness of the voto on the foreign estimates in the Italian Cham ber of Deputies the Ministry tendered its resignation on the 18th. SCOUTS from Colonel Otter's canjp ort the 18th found portions of Big Bear's out] fit in tho Turtle Lake region. The Indian! decamped hurriedly, pursued by Colonel Herchmer. Riel had requested his friends to apply for a trial in tho province of Quef bee. He was hopeful as to the result. ONE HUNDRED houses in the native quar ter of Lagos, West Africa, have recently been destroyed by fire. ADVICES of the 19th state that oi'er 160 persons were killed by the recent explosion in tho Pendleburv colliery, noar Mdnches ter, Eng. THERE were 2S4 deaths from cholera and 698 now cases in Spain during tho twenty four hours ended at six p. m. on t'ae 19th. BY a voto of 296 to 120 tho Frenili Cham ber of Deputies has refused tc exempt priests from service in the army reserves. LATER NEWS. DR. DOUGLAS stated on the 21sfc that General Grant was decidedly better, and that all the symptoms wore greatly im proved over the previous day. The pa tient's voice was not so clear as when ho awoke in the morning, but it was quite audible. SEVERE earthquake shocks were felt on the 20th at Berne and Genera, Switzer land. AT Ross Ford agency, I. T., four Indian police were killed on the 20th and a third wounded by a brace of Bannock stock thieves, who were in turn riddled with bullets. Six Indians had been killed by whites in the Dalores Valley, and the Chief of the tribe was much enraged and demanded satisfaction. THE Michigan Legislature adjourhed sine die on the 20th. A CYCLONE on the 20th blew away Sher brook, the county seat of Steele County, Dakota, with the exception of the court house. No lives wero lost. TEN miners wore killed by a recent ex plosion in a pit at Spedale, Eng. A STRIKE of builders' laborers at Toronto on the 20th threw between four thousand and five thousand men out of employment. ADVICES of the 20th say that the recent storm on the Newfoundland coast was the most severe that had visited the island in forty years. Many vessels were wrecked, and the destruction of property was enormous. The loss of life was believed to have been very great. A TORNADO on the 21st wrecked many buildings in Leavenworth, Kan., and wrought much destruction iu the surround ing country. FIVE negroes charged with assaulting and murdering a white woman at Elk hart, Tex., were hanged by a mob on the 21st. PORTIONS of Iowa, Mfssouri and Illinois were visited by a heavy wind-storm on the 21st. At Sibley, Mo., a number of buildings were destroyed. I GENEP.AL MIDDLETON was 'on tho 20th encampod at Beaver River Mission in the Northwest Territory. His programme was to placo a garrison at important points and let starvation finish the campaign with Big Bear. DURING the twenty-four hours ended at six p. m. on the 20th there were 316 deaths from cholera in Spain and 719 new cases. THE Marquis of Salisbury had not suc ceeded up to the 21st iu forming a Minis try, and it was rumored that Mr. Glad stone wonld resume the Premiership. THE exchanges at twenty-six leading clearing-houses in the United States dur ing the week ended on the 20th aggre gated $771,023,258, against $638,462,124 the previous week. As compared with the corresponding tperiod of 18S4, tho .falling off amounts to 12.4 per cent. A ROYAL WELCOME. Formal Reception of Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty. A Naval Demonstration tlio Like of Wlilcli Has Never Ueforo Been Wit nessed on American Waters—A Great Parade on Broadway. MBEKTY'S EMBLEM. NEW YORK. June 20.—The grandest aquatic spectacle ever witnessed in this country was presented in New York Bay yesterday forenoon when the American Statue Committee, supplemented by many thousands of enthusiastic New Yorkers, formally received the French war vessel Isere and her precious burden, Bartholdi's masterpiece. Never was a clay hi June fairer. Early in the morning a slight haze hung over the bay, but it was speedily dis pelled by the sun and a gentle southeast breeze. Lying off Bedloe's Island was the grim old war-ship Minnesota, liound the Nar rows, anchored in the mud of Gravesend Bay, lay the long, low, white hull of the Isere, burdened plump to the water-line by the statue. The Omaha, the Dispatch, the old side-wheeler Powhatan, and the dainty revenue-cutter Nellie Grant were anchored off Governor's Island, all decorated in a marvelous manner. Flags were flying from the forts lining the harbor, while the mer chantmen in port made the best display possible with the bunting at hand. Statue of Liberty Enlightening: the World At nine o'clock tho upper bay presented a brilliantly festive appearance. It was 9:30 when the Atlantic, which carried the depu tation of the Chamber of Commerce and the city officials, got off. She was followed by a flotilla of tugs, barges, steamers, fer ryboats and yachts. Most of these vessels had a band of music or a drum corps on board. When it is said that there were in all ninety vessels in the welcoming fleet it will be understood that there were at least fifteen thousand people afloat in this extra ordinary spectacle. The testimony of French and American naval officers is unan imous that it exceeded in its imposing beauty and animation anything they had ever seen. The procession as it came up the bay, stretching over miles of water, was wit nessed from the shores of Long Island, of Governor's Island (where General Hancock and a brilliant array of officers and ladies were stationed), and of Staten Island by thousands of people. The two episodes in the escorting sail up the bay were reached in passing the Narrows and on arriving at Bedloe's Island. The salutes from the heavy guns of Forts Hamilton and Wadsworth were answered by La Flore, the French frigate, and later by the Powhatan and the Dispatch. Along the line, seen anywhere at this time from any point of view, the scene was a memorable one. The great steamers, black with human beings, blossomed suddenly into white as the myriad handkerchiefs fluttered in the breeze. Cheer after cheer came from every vessel, and as the noise of the salutes ceased there was Heard the strains of the "Marseillaise" at every point of the com pass. On arriving at Bedloe's Island, where had assembled for the ceremonies at least five thousand people, the scene on the water grew even more animated as the long line broke up. Each vessel, as it passed the Isere, contributed its share of welcome in salutes, in cheers, and in the music of the "Marseillaise." As a fitting crisis all blew the steam-wnistle until the whole fleet gave forth screams and ear-piercing jubilation which threatened to deafen the twenty-five thousand souls who could not get away from it. The commander of the Isere had looked for a formal and quiet official reception he encountered a popular outburst that amazed and delighted him. The crews of the French vessels were wild with*delight. As the bands on saluting steamers struck up the "Marseillaise" the sailors waved their turbans, shouted, danced, and clasped each other, many of them witli tears streaming down their bronzed faces. Finally the Isere was escorted to her un loading station at Bedloe's Island. Every steam vessel in the flotilla rounded her with a parting salute, and then sped to the city docks. The steamer Atlantic arrived and was made fast. The first man to cross the gang-plank was Senator William M. Ev arts, Chairman of the American committee. Mayor Grace and a large number of city officials and oilicers of the New York ex changes followed, passing through the double iile of bowing and smiling sailors. The signal gun sounded and the proces sion began. A stop was made opposite Fort Hamilton, when tiie New Yorkers transferred Captain DeSaune and staff to a launch, on which Rear Admiral Lacombe and his staff of tiie La Flora were already placed. Then tiie party called on Secretory Whitney and his brjlliant corps of Ameri can naval officers on board the Dispatch, afterward making a short call at Bedloe's Island, where they were received by numer ous French societies, and introduced by French Consul Brunweart, of Chicago. Meanwhile a crowd of people, estimated by the police at one hundred thousand, had assembled on Broadway, from the City Hall to the Battery—three-fourths of a mile of solid humanity—waiting for the land demonstration. Such another vast gather ing has not been seen in this city since tiie funeral of Lincoln. All tiie off platoons of Metropolitan and park police were assigned to Broadway and the Battery, but the erowd was too much for them, and fre quently took things in its own hands. From the sea-wall of the Battery away to Bowling Green tho people were densely packed. At 2:20 the party landed. Carriages swarmed about the barge-office and were quickly filled with the following distin guished company: Tho first was occupied by Mayor Grace, Admiral La Combe, of the French Navy, Brieadler-General Shaler and a staff oflicer of the First Division N. G. S. Y., and the second by President Sanger, Commander Lespinarsc de Saune, of the Isere, Senator-elect William M. Evarts, Chairman of the American Statue Commit tee, and Connnissaire-General Deltombe, of the Laftore. On either side of these was posted a guard of honor—the Grenadiers Kochambeau on the right, the Garde Lafayette on the left Preceding them were the staff officers of the Grenadiers Kochambeau, Colonel Clial fant commanding, and flanking them wero the standard-bearers of that com mand. The other carriages formed in double order. They contained First Lieu tenant Amet and Surgeon Amiand, of the Isere. besides minor officers of the vessel Lieutenant Ara.jo, Lieutenant de St. Parre, Paymaster Le Caner, and Midshipmen Sen is. Cairole and Guerin, of the Laflorc Ed mund Bruwaert, Acting French Consul General at New York M.Dansseing, Chan cellor of tile Consulate General Charles P. Stone, engineer-in-chief of the statue. A delegation of the American committee on the statue, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and members of the Board of Aldermen filled thirty-two other carriages. At 2:45 o'clock the grand parade started, led by Police Superintendent Murray, com manding a platoon of mounted police. Tre mendous cheering greeted the line as it passed slowly up Broadway. The City Hall was finally reached, and there the French officers left the carriages and from the historic balcony of the Governor's room reviewed the parade. The parade over, the French officers were escorted to the palatial Aldermanic chamber, where the French singing societies had preceded them, and where they were greeted with the "Mar seillaise." As they passed under the flag decked arcade every Frenchman placed his hand on his heart and reverently bowed his head as the beloved music caused the blood to tingle in his veins. Many distinguished soldiers, statesmen, judges and lawyers welcomed the guests. Mayor Grace deliv ered the address of welcome, and President of the Council Sanger followed in behalf of the Aldermen with an eloquent speech. With music the programme was concluded. Tho party was then entertained at lun cheon ill the Governor's room, after which the guests were driven in carriages to the barge office about five o'clock, and returned to their vessels. It will probably be a year before the statue will be ready for unveiling. Upon its completion the statue will be of a bright, gold-like color, such as that of anew penny. Tiie metal is pure copper, and not bronze, so that it will have a strong reddish, in stead of a yellowish, tinge. The elements will/however, in a year or two, cause the statue to take on its permanent color—a dark reddish brown. A MODERN BORGIA. A Story Too Horriblo for Belief Told by a Femnle Inmate of the Jail in Chicago —She Confesses to the Poisoning of Uer Father, Mother and a Sister in Du buque* la. Also to tho Attempted 1'oisoning of ller Sister's Family—Little Faith Placed in Her Story—Undoubtedly Insane. CHICAGO, June 20.—Mary Kleman, the girl confined in jail who has heretofore per sistently asserted her innocence of the crime with which she is charged, that of administering poison to the family of Mrs. Michael Freres, her sister, with whom she lias made her home for a short time, at Rose Hill, confessed last night that she was guil ty, not only of the attempt upon their lives, but of causing the deaths of her moth er, father and another sister in Dubuque, la. Her mother died iu July of last year, her sister Lena in August and her father Michael in March of this year. She assigns no motive for her crimes other than that she was impelled to commit them and is evidently insane. Mary Kleman if less than twenty-three years old, slender, rather pretty, prepos sessing in manner, aud an invalid, having but partial use of her lower limbs and feet. She has an innocent expression, and looks even more youthful than she is. Her eyes have the strange, bright, fixed look so often seen with a diseased mind. For the past two months she has lived with her sister at Rose Hill, to whom she came after the burial of her father in Dubuque. Several times since she has lived with her sister she has prepared the meals, and on nearly every occasion when she has done so the family, consisting of Michael Freres, his wife and two small children, have been taken ill with vom iting immediately afterward. Mi chael Freres found a package of greyish-colored powder in the yard a week ago last Tuesday morning. When he ate his soup at noon he was seized with vomit ing and observed a sediment in his soup plate corresponding to it in appearance. Upon further examination more of tiie same sut«lance was found in his wife's and tiie children's plates. He carried both the powder found in the yard and that in the plates to Evanston for analysis, and called in a physician to at tend to the family. Tiie result showed that tiie powder was poison. Mary Kleuian was accordingly arrested, and after a prelimi nary hearing before Justice Chapman in Evanston, brought here and lodged in the Cook County Jail. I here is little doubt that the girl is in sane. There has always been a disposition on the part of the jail officials and attend ants to believe the girl guilty, the facts were so strong against her, but many of those about the jail last evening thought the alleged confession went for but little. The girl is weakly, sick and predisposed to hys terics, and if she is insane, as her relatives believe, she was even more irrational than usual last evening. Therefore not much reliance can be placed on the confession, which was simply a verbal one made in a rambling, incoherent manner. Banquet to Ex-Minister Mo ton. PAKIS, June 20.-A grand banquet was riT,hn/ «UrS y-eVe,nTiug by the Stanley Club to the retiring United States Minister, The former Consul General, Mr, G. Walker, presided. Mr Morton was loudly cheered in the course of his spesch. I he successor of Mr. Morton Minister McLane, and General Lew W-ill' ace ex-United States Minister to Turkey followed in short addresses. Victims Of the Colliery Disaster. plosion occurred is l]lwV"Kobrt,"£ Urn. ttronl, fMM™ L„jte ha.etoc The ^rHt~~\Vhito~3lan~\Vh,ppetl# BAI.TIMOIHS, Md., June 20.—Georea Pyers, convicted vester.lav of \vifn h„ Kssvr-.ir.r.ttHl man whipped i„ Maryiandjfor thla oVlS? GENERAL GRANT. The Journey of Himself ami Family Mount MacGreifor—Tho IUustriou, tlent Greatly Fatigued liy tho Trl],...3' Douglas Hopes the Change Will .» ir Temporarily llencflcial to the Patieqt** NEW YORK, June 17.—There WAS subdued manner and an appearance sadness manifested by ail the niembrr of the family and household MouUav tiie arrangements for 'the dejiartu were proceeded with. The thought of tlm probability that the General not return alive might t0 '-Vs old h°iV though it found no expression on tho part of any one, was evidently present in tin mimic n-f oil mi/3 urliAM minds of all, and when evening came aim cheery conversation was indulged in, (L, Grant was no longer heard, and hi expressive countenance showed how ken ly he felt the loss of his power t'i articulate. It was with diflicuitv that sufficient self-command could be obtained to suppress a flow of tears William II. Vauderbilt's private car \vai tiie last of three which made up the spccy train which was to convey General Grain to Mount MacGregor. General Grant ar rived at the depot about nine o'clock, a'ni at once entered the Vanderbilt car ai'ui took his seat on a sofa. With hu own hands lie adjusted his woolen skull cap, and drew closer tiie neck scarf so as to conceal tiie ugly swelling that filled out the right side of his neck even with his ear. The heavy drapery wassc arranged so as to prevent any draught* from reaching the sick man. Mrs. Grant sat at tiie General's right hand and he was ever under her watchful eyes. The ride through the tunnel ir, the city was the worst that was to IM expected during the entire trip. The sharii curves shook the car a little, but the careol the engineer prevented any shaking that could disturb the Geifcrai. Mrs. Fred Grant, Mrs. Ulysses Grant and Mrs. Sar toris were also in the car, while the chil dren of the household were under the care of Colonel Fred Grant, in a forward c.ir. About 10 o'clock General Grant turned a little in his chair, iu order that he might command abetter view of the west bank ot tiie river. He wanted to gain a glimpse of West Point as the train hurried on. The scenery was growing very familiar to the sick man. Scenes of his cadetship were coining to view, and at length at 10:15,when tiie quarters at West Point came into view, the General nodded across the river, and again faintly smiled as Mrs. Grant glanced across at him to see if he was noting the point they were passing. She smiled as he nodded. The ladies hurried to the river side of the car to watch, and Colonel Fred Giant pointed out a pile of rocks which lie I had heard his tathev mention in telling his I swimming adventures of his West Point I days. Tiie General spoke no word, but fol lowed the.scene with his eyes, looking rear ward until West Point was shut out from view by a curve in the road. Once the General pointed to a residence on the west bank of the river, and, leaning toward Colonel Fred Grant, he .attempted to speak aud tell him it was the house of a friend, at which in particular he had been entertained, but so weak was his voice that tiie General could not make himself heard. Dr. Douglas requested him not to make any effort to speak, and bade liim write what lie had to say, which the Gen eral did. At twelve (. Jock Dr. Douglas said: "I have made no effort to feel his pulse. I could not do so while the train is in motion. He is showing less fa tigue than might have been expected. Iain anxious to reach the mountain, so thai I can clear his throat of this dust, which is trying to him. He is feeling the heat, but liU strength is holding out remarkably well." Albany was passed at 12:20, when the General was given his liquid food. At 1:52 o'clock the train dashed into Saratoga, where a great crowd was in waiting. Pust Wheeler, G. A. li., in full uniform, greeted its old commander, and stood guard while the transfer was being made. At this point tiie Mount McGregor Koad runs parallel with the New York Central, so that the General simply stepped from the platform of one car to that of another, and in a few minutes the Mount McGregor special began puffing away up the long hill. At several stations between Tarrytown and Saratoga great crowds of people greeted tiie General with cheers, to which he made acknowledgment by waving his hand and smiling. The climb up the mountain side was made in three-quarters of an hour, and at 2:40 o'clock, after five hours and forty minutes journeying. General Grant arrived at the summit of Mount McGregor. The top of the car-steps was flush with the plat form, and before any one knew of his intention, the General stepped off and started up tiie hill toward the Drexel cot tage, four hundred yards away. A rustic wooden awning covered the plank walk, and at the end was a rudely-painted wood- I ensign bearing tiie legend: "Welcome to Our Hero—1S05—1885*" Borne along by his tremendous will-power, the General tottered for about one hundred feet I up tiie steep path. Then he wavered a I moment and stood still. Detective Fryer, of Saratoga, was close by with a ruttan I chair, and tiie General sank, or rathetfdl I back into it The effort to make the a&ent I had exhausted liim. Constable Minnick I and Mr. Fryer eacii took hold of aside of I tiie chair and carried the invalid up I to tiie house. The moment they sat I down their burden the General I sprang from his seat and walked tirmly I up tiie flight of ten steps, with the sole I assistance rtf his cane. He sat down gasp I ing on the veranda, and after half an iiour I went inside, where he was placed in ai) I easy chair. Dr. Douglas was anxious to I examine and cleanse the General's throat. I He found that considerable irritation I'1"! I been caused by fine black dust which hud I lodged during the journey, but said that the I surface underneath, tluwgh inflamed, ap- I peared better than lie had expected. 1 '1€ I swelling outside had steadily increased after I passing Hudson, and during the last hout I of the trip it rapidly filled forward on the I neck and below tho collar. I When the doctor had cleansed and treat- I ed his throat the General reappeared on the I piazza, and was seated on a pillow-cush- I ioned chair. Toward evening a brisk show- I er came up, but lie braved it and staid out I till the wood mosquitoes came, when he I arose, and, with the assistance of his cauei I slowly walked into his room and laid do«u. I In faint whispers he let Dr. Douglas k«(',v I that he was very weary and was glad I journey was ended. Then his pulse was I eighty beats to tiie minute. I Last evening Dr. Douglas said: "I think I that tiie Generals sojourn here will 01 I temporary benefit to liim, although aper I inanent improvement can not be hoped foi- I Rilled by Ills Step-Son# CAIRO, 111., June 17.—William Caldwell, living nine miles south of Sikeston, (New Madrid County), was shot and stantiy killed Sunday morning by a witted step-son, nearly grown, whom hcli W eluded for not performing certain dutie» satisfactorily, and' whom he threa ened with punishment if Monday's tas* was not better performed. The boy, 1*°°"' ing over the threat, arose early, and, i'ri curing a shot-gun loaded with bucksiw, walked out into the back-yard father sat awaiting the call to breaki^ When about twenty yards distant lie deli eiately leveled tiie gun and fired, the liww charge literally tearing the father to Piec!^ The boy lied.