Oklahoma City Times-Journal (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 274, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 16, 1891 Page: 1 of 4
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OKLA HOMA mS, BM^-.IOURiNAL
Vol 2'No. 274
OKLA.HOM A. CITY OKLA., StJNi
I OWNING*. AUGUST 16 1891
Whole No. 585
Mm Polk said be had never known u
raod«r otaaracter than Mrs. r*1*
Her lntelleot, ho .aid, was uodtmmed
At B o'clock this mornlnu he annoont ml
to her that the end was vert near
The Union Pacific Directors 'jYam rea^v'foV'lt'aKd'iiave i.e.n ati
my life ready to obey the etimmona of
"she"hen, at length, atteB'ed her
faith Id the Christian religion and tb
great feace of mind it had always
*' A °arge number of tel.pratn8 of ron
doience were received from prominent
people in nil parts of Ihe country and
the flag on the state capltol was P1*™''
at half must. The funeral will take
place Sunday morning, the remains he
lng placed in a vault beside tbo.e of her
dlsilngulnbe 1 husband. ,
Mrs Polk waa Ssrah Childers. She
wis b rn near Murfre.sbi.ro, Ruther
ford county, Tenn , September 4, 180.1
and waa a daughter of 4'>el and
beth Childress. Her father a lum"
in fasv circumstances, sent her to Mn
ravlan institute, where she was edu
cated. On returning home, she married
Polk, who was then a member of the
legislature ot Tennessee. 1 he follow
lng year he was elected to congress an*.
.uh«,h ro I during the fourteen eesslonsin congress,
new Yohk, Aug, 14 —Although to ^ p0iu's courteous manner), souno
• official statement ha been made regard- an() many attainments gave
IDg the conference of the Onion Pacific her a hi,h place In «cW*0«£"
Hold a Convention In Now York
Alexander B. Orr Without a Doubt
Impressive Ceremonies at James Rue-
sell Lowell's Funeral-Tbe Grow
Earnings .of the Atobison on
the Increase—Mrs. Polk,
Wife of Ex President
Polk Passes Away
At Her Home in
Au Express Train Hun Into.
SagB Harbor N. J. the Soene ol a
lieved that Alexander E Orr, ex presl &8 miBtre 8 0t the White house
dent of tbe produce exchange, was elec- 8he lie d weekly reuvtlo'.s, in aool
ted a member of the execu We commit- uhed custom, giving -^Tanoing
tee directory In the place of F. L. Am . ^ o( keaping with the character -
It Is reported Orr has been made chair-1 h-e enlertilinm(mte. In spite of
man of the finance committee. He nas f Mrs. Polk was extremely popu
been prominent in Ills present Union ™
Pacific «ltuatloo. He represents a i^rge
interest in the R 'ck Island and that he Governor Steele Surprised
has come to the front in the Union ra- Qk A u.—Governor
niflp lit r^earded as an Indication that (iUTHRih, ^ •> h
the Burlington and Rock Island people Steele was surprised this morning to
do not think they can afford to let the rea(J a tw0 coiumQ letter by him to
Union Pacific lack support. President Harrison. The Impression is
rinpreMlve Ceremonies. that W. P. Thompson, editor of the
Bostow, Aug. 14.—ample, but lm- Dally News, took it from the govem-
presstve funeral service, over the re or's office letter pre-s copying book and
mains of the late James Russell Low- caused the letter to be printed in his
ell, were held in Appl.ton chapel, Cam- paper Ess i.t a! suctions to Gov-
bridge, at noon today. The ohapel was ernor Steele s letter to the i
.flowing and many who desired to on the opening of the new In
vol . BlH
tt 'New York aseo
Several Passengers on the Express
An Attempt to Burn the East Atchison
Packing Ho ise at Topeka-A
Powder Mill in West Vir-
ginia Blows up, Killing
Two Men—The Cause
of the Explosion
eua Uahbor, N. Aug. 14.-The
Express on the Philadelphia & Reading
railway from Philadelphia due here at
7 p m ran Into a north-bound freight
here this evening. Both trains were
badly wrecked. A dozen or more pa-
sengern on the expr a were Injured
some fatally. The wounded have been
removed to the neighboring houses.
Physicians are in attendance upon
Atchison, Aug. 14.—An attempt was
made by unknown parties to burn the
East Atchi on packing house about 10
o'clock tonight. The coal sh.ds belong-
ing to the packing honse on the south
were set on fire and the fiames soon
14 'If Balfour had
nan' f lb. le.idere
luotirj iog it, a rup"
men1 nd • M"'1 *n
fi#\ er be^n he-
of the cat.inet,
^ «;lv n aud Sir
Ik en working
; lie u it was ro|
rrtSt of the
rg of the con
\ ' touch with
ty and has
fr , t and no
.pread to the main building . Prompt
action of the citizens and (ire depart-
ment saved the immense -rr '
The coal house was burned and «>l1
some cars standing near. The loss will
uot exceed $1,001.
landa as fol
>u wivuwc- deem It my duty to inform >ou
lng of t h oa e''d Is Un «"u ish ed'i n" 1*1 te'r ary | that the people isdeslnnghomes injhe
be present were unableto do bo. Seldom lows:
has there been witnessed such a gather-1 "I
ing of those distinguished In literary „„i„m„„,
and other profusions as gathered to new lands to b« opened to sc.tleu.en
pay the last tribute of love and respect Opened
to the deceased author, critic, poet, and g^ grow anxious and restless and
diplomatist, to whom words of his own there la not a minute when
tribute to another greatness might well inquiries are not made, "ar* tho Indian
be applied "Placid completeness of lands to be opened to settlomeitf or how
be appueu arH the Indian lands to be settled;
life without a fall, from faith M j M(tgtit the president gl e
our highest aims, truths breachless notioe thai on August ill the lands
wall surely if any fame can bear the treated for will be thrown open for set
touch his will say "Here" at the last tlement and that on September 20, the)
trumpet call.' will be assigned to the land districts
There were no services at Elmwood. The object in first giviug twenty da\
Sbortlv after noon, the procession into notice is to enable soldiers who have de
the church waa led by officiating clergy, ,-laratory statements in the hands ot
follow.d hy the pall bearers, tl"% the | agents for flllnifto come '
* of tRe"^|h<TrenTOme'li^t°,f(5floVe<I'fiy | statement by' an agent and owing:t
nlirM* and servants. this fact, I am creditably informed lhat
Bish id Philip Brooks and Rev. Wil- there are agents in the vanous clues ot
11am Lawrence, dean of the Episcopal Oklahoma and the adjoining states
school of Cambridge, met the remains in wbo have (satchels) of declaratory state-
VvMtlbule, Rev. Mr.Lawrence reading: ir u h«i,e„,l l«-.
i resurreotlon and life," as they
•"I am •
proceeded the ca.ket down the church
The honorary pall bparers were:
Dr Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cbrlsto
pherP Cranoh,.Iohn Holmes, brother
of Dr. Hlomes, Professor Charles El-
liot Norton, Professor Child, O F,
Choate, George Williams Curtis, Dean
Howell*, Professor John Bartlett and
President C. W. Elliot of Harvard uni-
versity. The coffin was covered with
black broad cloth and bore a silver
plate Inscribed; "Died August 13,1891,
James Russ.il Lowell, aged 73 years and
5 months." Floral tributes were very
few in number and molest In oharae'er.
The services In the church were very
simple and befitted then ature of the
man, consisting solely of Episcopal s r
vices for the dead. The body was not
exposed to the view of any one and was
taken to Mount Auburn im-
mediately after the services at the
chapel, fullowed by about fifteen carri-
ages Thsre were no services at the
ground. While the body was being
oonveyed to its last resting place, the
chnrch be'ls tbronuhont the cltv tolled
and flags were displayed at half mast.
ments ready to file It is believed le
than fifty soldiers secured homes in tin
land district, where tilings were mane
by agents in the settlement of this tcr
ritory. I am informed that the largest
uumber of claims ever filed and recorded
in one day In a land office was done
here, the number being 125. On almost
every good rlalm there will be a ques
tion of the time of entry or fl ing to se'
tie their annoyance and expense, Nou
as a matter of fact these soldiers agents
oould not expect all of the first two
hours time at the land office nor would
It take the (runners) on
hour to reach the lands
Land is not assigned to land districts
until after settlers have ha 1 time t~
enter upon and make such improv
ments as law contemplates and thet =
will be few oases for Habitation, for
when a man knows be was on the land
before anyone else, aud was, before the
filing had been ma e lie would be justi-
fied in making imorovements and the
man who knows he was not first, or
doubts if he was, would eWber quit or
be sure be was entitled to the hud be-
fore Improving.There is no doub' of ther,
being parties no* on these Innds in
CINCINNATI, Aug. 14.-The Comrner-
cial Qazette special from Huntington,
Va , says:
This morning at 8:30 the powder fac.
tory in the Ohio river at. Kellogg, W.
, four miltis below Huntington, blew
f'om some unknown cause. The ex-
plosion was in the glassing mill. There
were about two tons of powder in It.
The main mill, which is a large build-
ing. and in which a great quantity of
powder was stored was not affected.
The noise of the explosion was heard
twenty-five miles away. It's force was
so gnat as to annihilate the building.
Pieces of timbsr were thrown across
, |,e river into Ohio, The workmen were
going to work in I lie large mill but t.ad
""iVthe^a'zIng mill ii the time of the
f&frKfiKfc Two iWcfeiVfSifSf shreds of
human flesh has been gathered.
George Wells, who was in a house kuii
yards away had his skull broken by a
fragment of iron which was whirled
through the window of the house. He
is in a dying condition.
D M. Parks, Charles Koowley and
John Bhauster, workmen In the bi* mill
who wer* s'andlng 400 yards away,were
terribly injur.d by the (lying missiles.
A few others are flightly hurt.
Th« Ir! i
not obtained t
of STe fcfcbinet
ment bill befoi
tnre in the go\
the party wou 1
A draft of t , . il<
fore the reguli floor
council. A mitt1
consisting of I' uir,
Michael Hii ks &ch
on the bill for gbte
I nits llnal si *pe lr
ferred to and
Lord Halisbui i It *
further than v ba -
the recent utt * ^•1
the rank aud (llo
added to the W4
outlines o( •,
to i ollect wl'!: v
oonservatlve m , *'111^ ' W "
sitlon to Bi.K 1 P°" I'J". ' j the
from the temper r
uartv in hu.l will no i-ji-spt the ■
knd the ^on. 1 .ewspaper
critics assort "rat .he icoep tm.e
of the measure by h Jeral unionists \<-
tuedlstortl.M the truth ''1 sl"';
tator, the le id lng u ninnut organ de-
nounces the bill as a nouie rule m as
ure in disguise Th. SatloBalOn" ^\er
anexhosentof the opinion, aV
tacks the ministry a- b. oSn.Mr a mors
liberal unionist agei y- A,a™IJ ,h
ministeriaU group "u'v "i!1,;
Goscben-Chy mhsrlaitt j set, o .rdbaly sup
!o Lw before tb, Mr,
and either prosec tfco
ciliated to suit the
or withdraw It at. lb risk of diss, tlsfac
tion in the < abiaet t i the evening
the dissolnt on of p
ulne conser etive t
containing oy pro ^seo^good Hl«
Th« New | i>er I>«rl jr.
CtlKUtso, August 14 -The
talked of "Newspaper Dsrby" was d.
olded today at Garfield pa-k It was
the seventh race on the program.
Hem I Wa'tereon was an interested spec-
Htor and occupied a chair I i the judges
stand. The following scribes appearel
i the track mounted thmi
Mr. L Glow of the Time*, on Morgan;
Mr L. K. Titus of the Globe, on .L Ul
Mr. R Boy Inn
Concerning Some Folk".
, folk, is alters srumblle', no matter what
what they have and want.
A-flmlitiw fault «H
And )on"l SSoWt' ktokln' an' eu -
mat nie°iorl'it> 'tt b«l Investment an' the
Wlllith5ielr'"' sty misconception of th-
*„■ imlittXS'-nlli' nierltaofthe
An' ttdniwln' of conclusions apparUlnlng' to
the Inur-O.ean.on Till l^^r^totldukln' that tfs sinful
liov^rnor^Wheeb'r; E. VI,ler of the New ^ _ ij«p of ,,teM„re „ mere
York World on /..'"lite and A. ?Krr,Mi" t no more to eu.s about tban
t^rwinnLr1;; r-.i>- — ^
ZlZ'Ztm Thetvorid "won ,„r 5= von strike a Halane. 'tw.t the
hy one length, the Globe second and the
InUrOcean third. Tne Htaata Zeltung.
Wattetson. in a happy speeeb pre-
seute 1 to Veillor the beautiful watch
The winners of other races were: Blue
JhtjJ, Hollin Hood, Alobs,Redina, Neva
C and Orlle. . Rnhin
In the second rice, won by Robin
Tljod all bets were declared off on ao
*Baif* ur's ■ oount of fraud, Ben Cox owner and
itiit.-uii I jockey, was ruled off tho trnok.
her«* ti ® | "T
Nino rerson* Iojurea.
PniLiPKi rnt*, Aug. 14.—At the read
lng (.tilers here it Is stated that nine
persons were Injured in the collision re
ported from Bar H irbor, none fatally.
Among the injured are William T. Or-
anil wrist Injured; Wdlldm Hoffman.ln-
jurod about the t>ody.
MH.waotm, Wis., Aug.
dent Gillette of the Milwaukee baseball
club received a dispatch late this after-
noon from Cincinnati, stating that five
clubs have assented to the proposed
transfer of the Cincinnati American as
soclatlon team to Milwaukee. The
Itor ihe hlUs'll fll\ the toilers -
merJM tir doctrine
tumult's mjgbtrtruel w|tbout ,.U-Il„.
•llamei t A gen ;
(ttiDf 'oward the |
lr. an emphatic dec-
UUIII't'"t f ' « f
voluntary d iplorai 'Ifeictor ■>
the board ol traA*
keen interest aud
ths McKlnley law
The labor mar**
in hhip bulldins:, «
steel trades. In [•
of trade ir iron ai
mained sto uly. Th
that raw material,
when eomj/ared wit
Coal coi.' inoi t
high level TI
wages ao r
At I vices
-i■ r an* tho sun.
Iwu will alters ckalliie wh
13 • ''
ir'.a is bslanoed even
The son ol General Isidro Urteeho.
army,is the only foreign cadet at West
I'oint. He is a mau of 20, tall and so-
live. with swarthy skin and
black eyes. He is a nephew of Minlstet
Gunnan.the Nicaragusn tepvesentative
While Robert Louis Stevenson was s
member ot a band of art students. «
Harbison vsars ago. the question arose
a, to which ono ot their number could
best be spared by the wor d The
vote was unanimous in favor of Steven
sou. lie has contradicted the
of their choice somewhat emphatically.
A palindrome is a lino or phrase that
roads the same backward as
The Latin language is full of suoh lln
rrtiislic freaks; the Lnglish hasbut ew.
, .• is inimitable. It repres
at there nov®
r K«'t a tlilug
was a f ln without a oorro-
not irotni to wonr a crown untcM
you seo tt'fihlt In life, the where
you'u like to get.
ou may make It booh or
A man'may get the larnln' of the
An' another ileal In
lat«r. but you'll psy
futures an' may strike it
i teller's got things extra
nut th«- first h— .
A„'tS?rJr.:i":^ ^ 'ei..i, a ^ +
our noil, honest ",nn
An' when you see -
You ctttMrtttnhle lhat fur .11 he's got he's paid
A u' If yo^°bfe was figured out, I'll tell you
Tou'cTflnO uiilincod lust the snmo s hls'n
"dtyo."r tooleomplslnln' an' astudyln'
Por the ti tne ^"s'pend In euMln' you can t t-
Things tin Ink
tt-'k t'ek h i u a' com pi ttl n t n' won't Help the
Ministei. m "
as Giant whs. n«
his words, so that when ho ito-
lu the Chamber ho is listened to with
unusual interest. Ho dresses most
plainly, and iu cool weather
wrapped up in a grey overcoat, with a
grey slouch hat on his head.
There is a tract in Levy county, Fla..
in which three holes have boon dug
thirty feet apart, and each
has la ill bare parts of the skeletons of
a hugo animal. The digger .;«<■-
for granted that the bones sli I .>•>-
to the satno creature, and ar.
ing what sort of a beast it was - jo-
remains underlie the oount
A Western visitor to Now iora,
tho Advertiser, who is often to lisi seen
at uptown hotels, is Mr. Berry
1„ Itis native cily of St. Louis he
■ now watched with
jr^ codtec.ion with
in in a disturbed
(iftad has fallun oil
yineering, iron and
^of the hbrlnkaye
i steel, prices re
Is c.Uh to the fact
life other per raw
hac coinpareil with
- intalned on a
lue to good
xte power of
• ❖Utail*. tl.u*
the old pie
Nero, ihe w
time. L n'iO
James Keeley, oi
littllagher Aid Join Ouify, of Philadel-
phia, John Bow«i J, of Chicago^ind
ti '. ricau foiiege
• oT&analo a'
: I' he palace of
ff^nry rou^h iit the
I ' Baltimore.
N#w \ork, Joseph
The spot which was seleoted for the woods and hDllowB ready to walk out
noet's trrave and which is understood and take advantage of those who obey
to be of his own oh: ice, is romantioally the law, and I am sure^they will be
situated under two large horn beam hunted up and driven out
tress. These trees have never been
trimmed and tbelr chief charm is their
The lot is in the shadow of the L">ng
fellow lot where rests the remains of
America's famous bard. Thns the two
poets who were neighbors in life may be
said to occupy like relation in death.
On the Inorease.
New Yo«K, Aug. 14.—The Pest says:
Tbe statement of the erof s earnings of
the Atchison system for the first week
of August continues as lavorable as the
showing last month, it shows an In-
cresse over the proportion for the cor-
responding week of lust August's gain
over 89, and indicates the foraifing pro-
gress improving that company's condl-
tion. a better basis for arguing from
such particular oould hardly be had than
the promise of almost unprecedented
husinesi In moving the crops In the
Atchison's terrltorv. The strength ex
hlblted by stock the last two days re
fleets some confidence in the situation
The governor ur«es tbe speedy open
log of the land In a long paragraph, he
also urges the soldiers Intending to
settle to come in person, and not trust to
The Bonntck TriiGedy.
Denver, Aug, 14.—The circumstances
Burrounding the death of Mr. atid Mrs
Eugene H. lloonick hits tsken on a
mysterious appearance as the investi-
gation proceeds. Many believe Mrs.
Bonnick poisoned her husband and then
committed suicide bv taking poison,
after satisfying herself he was not to
recover. No'hlngofa startling nature
developed at the coroner's inquest,
however, which was held this afternoon,
It was shown, n ve theless that tbe
meddling of relatives had much to do
with the sad tragedy
Washington, August 14—For Kansas
I Fair, except showers In the extreme
northeast portions, variable winds,
Work to be lleiu.iied
Chicago, Aug, 14.— Active work on
the World's fair buildings has been re-
sume!. The temporary delay In
verifying the calculations of Chief En
cineer (iottlelb is now about over, and
the work Of construction Is belnu
pushed all around. Mrs. Palmer has
called the board of laly managers for
September S Mrs. Palmer has re
cclve I a letter from Minister Ryan,
minister to Mexico, that he will adopt
her suggestion, and ask President Diaz
to have Mrs. D az to appoint a com-
mittee of Mexican ladies to interest the
ladies of Mexieo in the work.
A Flurry on Chanse.
New York, August 14.—Trading in
all small grain today on the produce ex-
change was attended bv great excite-
ment. Movements in prices were rapid
and the fluctuation, wild and violent.
In wheat a gain of Stents was ni?de
the advance being based upoD reports
from Germany that, the price of r; e had
risen atmve the price of wheat. Bears
In wh- at, showed great anxiety and
It was on the frantic efforts to
cover their shorts that most of the
advan te occurred. There was a sharp
advance in rye on reports from Gel'
ninny of meetings of local boards to dls-
cuss uksse recentld issued by Ihe Rus-
sian government prohlbl'lng expor s ot
rye from Russia ano 189,000 bushels
sold at $1.04 and Si .05 per bushel. It Is
bellev.d heavy shipments of wheat will
b necessary to fill the demand caused
by the withdrawal of Russia s rye
Henry Dueling lit. Lonls, were bsth
Ing together • «' '• ,'leiil.v they were all
swept off by th- • jteul but all man-
iged to k-aii sii i' . lexceptn)uesing, who
Bpnrgeonl ab |< hit ,(p for an hour
ilailv aud h* frl o iw new seriously hope
he will be eDie 1 t 'k.. upy his pulpit
His weakneie is al .pp rent and bis
progress is slow He r,him -If sins that
the lord's pec It I «ll no, b Uiindie.lha
their prayeri tt t ilm alive. PhyB .
ians state I hit I mi Is i se retains ahold
that threaten t w tbs an I every rem-
edy. The hrst ut gnostlcotlon at t,h
oresent tlm, IS iho •: it w II be many
montbsbefot- be w It he able to preach
In the Hlhlslijrj r-tlrlfU case nn
agreement, hi s t'e. ' £ ;ne t by which
O'Brien promised t: ,oy I ' debt with
Iosts into court, ot t rd Salisbury uo I
dcrtnklmr to faclllt, Ihe uppeal to tb
house of lord*. ' ;
terms offered are sallslacUiry to the
Milwaukee mnnagers and they hav<
wired their acceptance and represen
tivfs of the association will start for
Louis tonight to attend the meeU
vf'iir Pinavan, Willie Mains, uwj
Cirney will bo retained by Milwaukee
-King Ke y" has already gone to the
national league. This move of Mi -
waukee, without a doubt means a col-
lapse of the weslern association .
BEBL1N, August 14.-Wbil.il, wasbe.
Ileved po-sible to obtain largesbip uents
of r)e before the 27th, trade here was
consoled by the report. Today's report
that the Russian railway administration
bad refused trausporlatson to the Ger-
man frontier cent prices up bounding
I„ tbe meeting of h adlng m'l1"9 '1
was decided to send a telegram toOhan-
.•ellor Von Capilvl, begging Mm to
l tt'iMi.«uHa" till mil tii-'n.« Otberwise
I to thousands of hands. The Vos lsche
' Zeitung demands the temporary free
entry for all provi«ions and for lea, cof-
fee and petroleum, and urges the aboil
■ ion of the prohibition of the American
foods and a red-ictlon of freltflit rates.
The chancellor seems unmoved and the
iLioisters tupport him.
Mi-Wrom beld nd 'em Is the glory of
,oh of sun as sliwUler In every
Ah' tt |mm'
■n mm'lVof ilsy as darkness when you
take Hi.' i car nilJlirvlfh,"
Alt' oV'.Voy'uiI '.'.'llfiit in every lire you'll And
; an ckul l
t'other hWo. noma
of BUiittS Bhsddor in every
i sun' In either
akc Itekal on
orl Bluelow PhIuc. In the Epoch
In his native city <
ovs the reputation 01 ueiuK -----
lamlet,Claude Melnotte, and tragedian
of tho age. Knough "pril«n tru^
has beon showered ou hitn at his p
formances to run several large hotels,
lie is the peer in this respect to our
own James Owen O'Connor-genms
crushed to earth by an unsppreciatlv.
Jules Verne published his #rst novol
books a year,,ml is now the sothoro.
.H,u ^ or f \
A vounir woman in Clay county
eagles a mule shoe for luck, and says
it works like a charm.
A Kansas City man was bl nded the
other night by the rays of the moon
falling ou his eyes while asleep.
It has been estimated ^ '
Bernhardt has saved
IJ00 iu the course, of bor
career ou the stage-
Seuatn *atlwwj Couimlttn
OTTAWA, Ottl., Au^ 14 - -Tho senate
of the rallwuv coiduv ttee met here to
night and .rtiin, r ' evi tence was
brought fort in, ocy? <i«ttion with th
Bal Des Caal*"im raj U ay fcam al. Cor
tractor C. M \rnasij ro.if, who had pre
vioufcly refui- 1 to i *vsr certain ques-
tions, in-tde c ;,n !■ stoft. lie sa
that an effor to re ri ini/.e the com
pany failed. HI< M tu out organizing
Mm. Folk is Dead.
Nashtilije, Aug. 14.—Mrs. Ex Prsei-
dsnt Polk died this morning from gen-
eral disability and old age in her eighty-
eighth year. Mrs. Polk was stricken
down Wednesday evening after re-
turning from a drive. She suffered
little pain during her brief Illness. She
slept some last night In her waksnlng
moments she converged Intelligent y
with members of the family.
Mrt. Polk was conscious of tbe ap-
proaching end and a few momen's be
Ciiioaoo, Aug. 14.—The national
board of control of the world's fair, to-
day, passed a resolution doubling Its
membership. The resolution was to | Tarjnus hiates
No Actum Taken
Chicago, August 14 —The world's
fair local directory took no action on
the nominations of Messrs. Samuels and
Peabody, to be chiefs re-peotlvely of tbe
horticulture and liberal arts depart-
ments. The nominations were laid over
to the next meeting to give an oppor
tunlty to examine into the lltnesaofthe
nominees. It is understood that much
opposition has arisen against both of
The directors have made some Import-
ant changes In the allotment of sites to
The sites for Missouri
against the r,
had a le'igthj
mier Mercler. no ■> '
(Quebec g' r ''
himself an t
i he arrsngi
$179,0011 The * iti
"half a l iaf wi b«
he expressed It, ep.
His own share * is
statemeut crc* d
witness said ti t
de l was on con >Ui
tho Quebec govt "ir
money '' m
list of names 0'| *ts
to be liquidateA
peared that f 1 T«
b i htul heavy claim
in Sew ye-k, they
ri\ fenae with, the l're-
i o the'* members of tbi
have 827,171) graves, about on
■ AIT 0! I
St. Petbrsburo, Aug. 14.—The ukase
prohibiting export rye from the United
States is atlecting the prices of grain
here Todav rye advanced two roubles,
wheat one rouble.
Amstkrdam, Aug. 14 —Tbe corn mar-
ke* liere was much excited today and
rices advanced, Rje for October de-
livery closed at 275 guilders, being ad-
vanced ot 37 guilders, for the March
delivery closed at 258 guilders, rlso H
St. Pbtbrsbi ro, Am?. 14,—The Press
of this city approves tne Ukase prohib-
iting tbe exportation of rye. Reports
from the provluces say the failure of
winter sown cereals almost complete
that prices of cattle are decreasing and
that the peasants are selling their dorses
to procure food. Bourse is agitated
Saratoga, Aug. 14.—'The winners to-
day were: Boeliog, Bermuda, Ballyhoo,
the effect that all alternate members be and Kentucky have been exchanged, an
m*de active members with all powers j advantage for Missouri.
en joved by the charter members of the
Lisbon, Aug 14 —The coinago of stl
ver and the Issue of small notes vastly
foie It came, called her family afmnd improves the n30netarv situation. The
her and placing her hand upon the head b|tc freeiv accent the notes which the
of each member In succession gave her ^ommerciai eompani^ and retailers de
bleeslcg. . maad should be rapidly increased.
One of the physicians who attsodsd |
Midland,Tex.. Aug.^14.—The rain.
JOLIBT, I I • tu,
Iioke, a notefoi* "t '
pleted a Ave v-# s <
the penltentlar;i ' u
the iostiget on 1 1
tlonal bsnl< f 1* >r'
v-t ^t E
. t which
him in suhsidiH
is realizing t
ban n< ne," as
aud |1 10,0000.
id, whtn the
ti the d*lay of
i paying tht
nse deMs had
hs iftiues ap-
Redfellow and Bulled.
Chicago, Aug. 14.—Wlrners at Hiw
Maud B, Ethel.
Rochestbr, Aug. II.—Closing dav of
grand circuit meeting: In the 2:25
class, trotting, Play Buy won, Frank F
second, Nutting King third. Best time
Free for all trot, Rosaland Wilkes
won, McDoel second, Alvin third, 'rule
ou<)t Mabrlno Maid fourth, (ruled ont
Best time 2:15±
In the 2:24 class trot, Direct won
Frank Dorch second. Florences, third.
Best time I 16^,
■ (Just me Globe and Ifc-lle Hamlin made
miserable attempts t . beat the record of
2:14. Tliey were oil' their feet moat of
the time. Time 2:20.
Tl e V. M. C. A.
rrdAM, August 14.—The world's
tion of the Y. M. C A. met this
makers are busy with preparations for
final experiments. It Is believed now
that overylhinur will be ready for the
experiment on Monday or Tuesday hut
the test mav be delayed until Thursday | Selv|
to give plenty of time to arrange fori he:
perfect scientific observations. pri
tour of the
terest of th«
ild the wo
After a p
for an e
I ti.la even
work of L. D Wis-
tbe American com-
■ making a five year's
,ary world in the in-
ialion, was presented
Xh ..coount of his
rked impression npon
ng as i" .lid the deep
tiiklt upon the edu
of the orient aH occl-
tesslon the convention
ting of the confers
| up St. Johi
which are marked "uuknown."
Two brothers, who were at !
birth and who were greatly .A'.-oW,
to each other, were killed by one bolt
of lightning near Auuiston, Ala.
A Lawrence (Kas.) drug storo win-
dow is ornamented with two enormous
native leeches, which measure a foot
each in length and have combined a
blood capacity of oue gallon.
"Sarah" Bernhardt was named
Bosino by her parents, who were
reneli and Dutch respectively. Her
first appearance on the stage was at the
Theater Francais, in Iphegene.
Sergeant Charles Campbell, of the
cvonth Calvary, who was shot through
the jaw at the VVouoded Knee light, is
a curiosity. Ho carries $150 worth of
gold ill the grout hole made by the
The original agreement for "Barnabv
Rudge" between Charles Dickens and
BenUy, the publisher, has just been
sold in Lontloti. From this it appears
that Dickens roceived |'20,000 for the
If this gravel bank fall9 on me the
city will have to pay." said Walter
Chambers to a Philadelphia policeman.
Within less than live minutes the bank
did full on him, and he died a little
The Do Poysler name iu New York
is to be blemished by a divorce suit be-
tween two of its members who have
passed the three score years and ten
allotted to mankind and have cele-
brated their golden wedding.
Molds for casting iron can only be
mado ill sand. Iron or other metallic
molds chill tho iron, and it does not
till well. Tim great heat at which
iron melts will burn any other ma-
terial, or will stick so as to break the
Travelers in Ceylon are astonished
to discover that the men there aro^ far
more graceful tiiau the women. They
are better-looking, also, and dress
more stylishly, while tho women work
in the fields and become coarse and
Au oil painting owned in Philadel-
phia shows, it is claimed, that the first
man to wear russet shoes in America
was Christopher Columbus; that, in
fact,he lauded in them. This antedates
the wearing of russet boots by the
Capo Cod fishermen.
Miss Helen Gladstone, the "Grand
Old Man's'* favorite daughter, re-
sembles her father in looks and pos-
sesses a great part of his extraordinary
vitality. She can tell a story that will
set a dinner-table in a roar, and is
quite original iu her dress.
Colonel John Hay has the air and
appearance of a literary man. with an
Knglish trimmed heard and quiet
manner.. He married the daughter
of the late Amnsa Stone, of Cleveland.
au iron manufacturer who liad amass,,d
a large fortune and left it to Mrs. Hay.
Among tho successful farmers of
North Dakota is W. T. Montgomery, of
Richland county. A colored man,
born I slave, ho tried cotton farming
in Mississippi after the war, but not
likiin'tlio conditions there lie came
North and settled iu the Red River
he mentally prepares all his materIM,
makes his tuaps. lays out his routes
i nd reflects upon his work for months.
Then when the story has been written
1,0 corrects it at least ten t mes before
giving the litial proofs to the printer.
As a great matter may hang bjr a
thread, so it was a weak btUo hair that
none defeated Hannibal Hamltu for
g«at in the Sen:ilc. I" • - . ' ^
Hamlin was Spo**er
from s city district whose .pproscliiug
itu- vMUidiljuo i
tu a sportive manner
old fellow, yon \
bile the lioi
her chin resti
§oon as he sa'
> oe transacted. I literary and muslcale.
• -- *•«• | *'rl 1
ne xerciscH will be | Donaldson's laundry,least nd of
nied by their wives, are expected. A
grand banquet will be given Thursday
viuuiigo me price is only
leateu rne Wintlelds last week in two seventy-live cents. A little more rail-
games by scores of 2*1 to 4 and 24 to ti. ,oa(' Competition will make this a bet-
So it may well be imagined thev will iermnrW« ♦
old tellow, y
^eirs crossed over tho otln
^rT replied tho indignant
member,and intWmu.; fAncle a
insult he afterward voted againsT^n.
Hamlin when tho future Vice President
was a candidate for the Senate,and his
vote dofeated him.
This year tho Maine market and the
Massachusetts harbor have both re-
ported decreased lobster catches. 1 lie
harbor fisherman, of wlioni there are
about seventy-live, make daily catches
of 100 or so lobsters apiece. I" Maine
the scarcity is said to bo aa great as in
Boston. Boston usually consumes 100
barrels of lobsters every day, but one
day Inst wi ck there were only about
sixty-three barrels put away. Half a
dozen dealers do tho best of the busi-
ness. Thirty years ago nobody thought
of looking for lobsters after the 15th
of Jul v, but now tho lobster season
continues all tho year round, aud
there is a big demand for them as late
as the last of August. Of course the
demands lhat tho beaches and "iiUof-
town places make for lobsters ci"«.,P*
tbe apparent shortage and keep the
demauil going all tho year round.
TwirOseful Pet l'tons.
The lioness appeared to amuse her-
self by playing pranks on human
strangers of iier own sex. lying in am-
bush for them under the dining-table.
The writer continues: Fearing that
something serious might oocur if 1 al-
lowed my pen their liberty any longer
I had a large cage constructed, ami
for the lirst week or two was obliged
to spvn'l much time in it wlL'1 them
Tho lioness fretted a great deal, anil
the only way I had of quieting her
was to go in nnd lio down, using t 10
.ion as a pillow, while she stretched
herself beside me with her head on my
ChOue dav the sheriff informed me
that ho had a summons in Ids office for
m« to serve a. ft juryman. I begged
off, but lie was inexorable. A few
days afterward he rode up to my gate,
anil 1 called my servant to open it for
hiui while 1 hurried to the lion's cage.
Presently I heard hint calling me. and
on iny answering lie gradually found
bis way to the den. in which 1 was
- ated on the lion's recumbent body,
.s sat behind me with
; on my shoulder. As
mo ho sprang back and
out of there!" ' Hand
iu hero and I will do
Do you want my arm torn oBP"
but I want you to make a legal
o ol that paper by handing it to
me." "i "hill not take any such risk,
but 1 will tear up the paper if you will
only collie out and save me from see-
ing vou torn to pieces. "All right.
Do so, and I will try to get out alive.
Tho paper was torn up and I stepped
out of the cage, much to my ,rl8nt'*
relief. A short time after I met the
judge in the street, who wished, to
know if my mode of dodging jury duty
was the one . ouimonijr practiced in
rarest and flream.
my own countiy. / on.ti < ««
A clumsy thief, while cutting: Into
the roof of a New York store, c _l P
the burglar-alarm wire. A me-s.
was sent and "Moors surprised the
rozue at his work.
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