Indian Arrow. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, February 24, 1888 Page: 1 of 4
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A! ADVOCATE OK THE PWWTPI.KS Of THE 1UTIOJAI. PARTY IX THE ( HF.hoKEE NATION, AM) A FRIEND TO AM, INDIANS WBPKEVEU FOl'fTO.
VINITA, I. T., FRIDAY", FEBRUARY 24, 1888.
VOL. I. NO. 3.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Compiled from Various Source*
COKUItK.HHION.il. 1 rocrbducos.
in ibeMenste. op the 14th, a resolution wtu
sgroed to. Inatruetlng the committee In report-
I Harbor bill l
fail* (H-artiiK upon each Item. Mr. Plumb
resolution, inquiring Into tt)n csuses of hut
mall service, wss discussed at lumv length,
but without action gave place to the lilalr Edu-
cational bill, which was adversely discussed by
k. aatov BMrMv, ana vntover. Ike i.m pro-
viding for an Indian school at Carson city,
s passed, and tlu. bill providing for the
adjourned In the House a joint resolution
was pasted appropriatingM&*> for the prin'*ng
of twenty-five thousand copies of an t Ateulive
document on the subject of cattle and dairy
products. Dills for the erection, enlargement
and purchasing sites for pub Ic buildings at
various placet were reported and referred, and
the House went inlo committee of the whole on
the Ucneral LKUcicncy bill, and adjourned ut
In the Senate, on the 15th, Senator ye re
ported favorably the bill authorising the Presi-
dent to invite an international maritime con-
ference to meet in Washington to insure a
rone of signals and olher pro uitloni for the
safety of vessels ut sea. The ~Malr Kd national
hi" was taken up and argued briefly by Messrs.
lowed by Senator
The l'lumh amendment, proposing
ute the money appropriated by tho I
basis of population '• stead of illiteracy,
■ amendments, and
oessorof Mr. Rlddlttbergcr, of Virginia In
the House, a resolution wu* adopted, providing
for the appointment
urgent deficiency bill, and adjourned at 5:1S
Iff the Senate, on the tilth, Mr. Mandcrson
Introduced a bill to authorize the wearing of
the badges of the Grand Army of the Republic.
A bill waa pasted appropriating ;300.00 for tho
erection of a lighthouse at or near Diamond
shoal, Cape Hattcraa, N. C. Mr. Plumb's
resolution directing un Inquiry as to the
After a loi
requiring the Secretary of War
enators, on their request, lists of
im copies of the Records of the
U> be tssuod was adopted. One
private pension bills were
p. m., adjourned until Monday In
the House reports from various commit-
the Senate's amendments in the House in!! for
the appointment of cleve^superintendents of
the railway mall service w«re concurred In.
whole on the Urgency Deficiency bill, and a
long debnte on the Intornal revenue law fol-
lowed. and,pending final action, the House took
a recess until eight o'clock—tho evening ses-
sion to be for debate only, on the Pacific Rail-
road Telegraph bill.
in the House of Representatives, on the 17th,
a petition was received urging that a bill be
passed providing for the croctlon of post-ofllco
buildings in every town of three thousand in-
l>abttnnts or over, on a basis or *i,imO
for each one thousand inhabitants.
The lllair Educational bill was pre-
sented | and referred to the Education com-
The bill for the relief of Nathaniel
■sof Donald McKay was
PERSON A*. AriD POLITICAL.
Ct'HTOMi* officers have been instructed
1 y Assistant Secretary Maynnrd flint at
quarantine stations undor control of Btntu
local nutboritios tho Fed<
cora must not interfere
Mute or local laws; but where such regu-
lation" conflict i
customs officers must
and (he Federal laws r
umdkr Fokkio* Hechetauy Fxnouson
continues to bo pressed Ity Mr. Lnhoucliere
for information as t the existence of for-
eign treat les, securing only evnsivo ro-
On tho 10th, on rosumlng tho debate on
the nddren* in the British Pari anient, Mr.
O'Brien said ho neither felt wounded nor
disgraced hv his Into imprisonment.
Ok the 10th Dr. Mackeneie entered his
protest against the course of treatment
pursued by the Oernian doctors in the case
of the Crown Prince.
On tho lflth Premier Tirard left tho
French Chamber of Doputies In disgust,
d-'c'aring he would resign hocnuso of an
adverse vote on tha nppoal of the govern*
ment to take into consideration the ques-
tion of reducing tho snlnrie.sof treasury
accohdino to tho London Lone-', Dr.
Mackenzie's latest report will not do much
to allay anxiety concerning the Crown
Prince. The dintnosis |t)M boon and con-
tinues to bs uncertain.
kemp, of Australia, and Edward nan-
Ian, of Canada, aro matche 1 to row for
the chninpionsli p of the world.
in New York on the 10th the trial of
Miss Harriot Coffin for insanity was be-
Run b fore a commissioner and sheriff's
the arraignment of Chief Secretary
Balfour in Parliament, on the 16th, bv
Mr. William O'Brien, has, at a single
bound, raised Mr. O'Brien to tbe position
of a parliamentary debater of tbe first
tiieOttawa (Out.) Free Pre** speak*
of the flsborios treaty as "a complete sue-
render to tho Americans," and hopes that
tho Canadian Parliament "will have su*«
Helen! independence to rejec* tho troaty,
if, aa 'appears to lie the cose, it involves ,
the surrender of Canada's rights without ,
On the 17th the Congressional Investl*
Ration into the Heading strikes was re-
sumed. President Corbin wis again
cal'od to tbe stand, and loiing his teinpar
at what he consider.* 1 impertinent ques-
tions, made it wann for his inquisitors at
short intervals. Ha flatly refused to an*
swer some of the questions.
the defeated candidate for Congress
from the Eleventh Michigan Control-
sional District, Breen, will contest the
eloction of H. tV. Seymour, on the ground
of Intimidation of voters bv mine bosses.
On tbe l?th Ike Weir, the Belfast Spi-
der, scored his first lailure to knock out
his man in a glove contest, at Minneap*
lis, Minn., with Dominick Barnes, of T
ron to. The fight was accorded to Weir,
however, on points
at Chicago tho estate of tho murdered
millionaire, Knoll, has been administered
upon. He died intestate, and his prtrp<
ty, valued at $1,060,00.), goes to bis wii
son and three daughters. Three years ago
ho deeded his wife in foe simple property
valued at 18.009,009.
at Cincinnati the trial of Josfe Holmes,
of Fidelity Dink fame, was sat for the
17th, but was not called, and tbe chances
•re that It will never be brought to trial.
On tbs 17lb, at Columbus, 0., Fred D.
Muasey was granted a divorcc from hit
wife, daughter of sx-Governor Foster, of
On the 18'h arguments were heard bv
tho Senate committee on Territories for
and against tha admission of Uta'i as a
On tho 18th John Hooper, member of
Parliament and odiiorof the Cork herald,
"ft' rel awed from Tullsmor* Jail.
the week is being devoted by tbe Pres-
ident and Mrs. Cleveland, acconpan ied
by Secretary and Mrs. Whitney and
Colonel and Mrs. Lament, to their Flori-
da trip, returning to Wajbingtou on tbe
1Mb or 90ih,
an interesting report of the proceed-
ings of tho Fourth International lied
Cross conference, held at Carlosrhue,
Baden, last Septemlier, has Just boeu com
plated by Miss Clara Barton.
the report is denied by Hon F. W.
Dawson, of the Charleston Newt and
Courier, that bo has sued Mr. Dana of the
Nevr York Sun, and says that be has no
intention of doing so.
in the Iowa L gi*'ature the committee
on the suppression of intomperance bave
practically agreed upon a pharmacy bill,
under which sales of liqnor are hedged
about with elose restrictions, and penal -
ties for viola*'"is are very severe.
on the 1th B injainin E. Hopkins, late
cashier of the Fidelity Bank of Cincin-
nati, was refused anew trial. Ho will
be sentenced a< soon as bs is able to ap-
pear in court. Ho is very sick, and ex -
pacts to leave his cell only for the ceme-
on tho 14th Collector Magone of the
New York custom-house promised to take
action in a few davs against a local ring
of opiuin smugglers, whose operation*,
covering a period of years, will cause the
recent seizures of opium on the Canadian
frontier to pale into insignificance.
on the 18th, during the Congressional
inquiry into the cauie and conduct of the
Heading strike*, John Norris, of the Phil-
adelphia Record, a statistician of s une
note, showel from tho books of tho Head-
ing company that instead of losin g $12, •
000,000 on mining operations since 1870,
the company has cleared $20,099,090.
crime3 4ni> casualties.
on the 14th hn Callin and Ed. McCon-
ville were belt* for further hearing, on a
charge ot having thrown Henry Brandt
from a third-story window nt No. West
Thirtieth street. New York, on tbe 13th.
Brandt was killed by tho fall.
on the 14th nine persons were inji
the wreck of
at Quebec, Cl
mger train on the
ted in connection with the murdvrof
young Pousant, who wai stabbed through
tbe lungs, on the l.'lth. The murder was
promoted by jealousy.
on tbe 16'h William Patterson, colored,
who is confined in the Louisville (Ky.)
jail under sontenco of death, for the
murder of Jennie Bowman, was again re-
spited by Governor Bucknor—this time
for ninety days. #
on the 16th forty persons were killed
in a mine oxplosion in tho Krenzgrahati
coal mine, near Kaiserlantern, Bavaria.
on tho 17th the mulatto Cardonna, who
killed Byrnes and Teehan in a Now York
tenement houso. as the result of a quarrel
between his white wlfo and her neighltors,
was acquitted on the indictment for the
murder of Byrnes. It has not yet been
decided to try him for the murder of Tee*
on tho 17th Mrs. Joseph Franklin, of
Mendvillo, Pa., was seriously burnod, and
otherwise injurod by a natural gas ex-
plosion, which wrecked tbe houso. A sick
son was considerably burned on one
l-and, but tho other membors of tbe fam-
ily escaped without Injury.
on the morning of tho 17th the woolen
mill owned by T. L. Robertson, at Madi-
son Falls, South Windham, Me., was
burned to the ground. The loss was cov-
ered by an insurance of $35,000.
on the morning of tho 17th ono of the
greatest fires that ever visited Westerly,
As- Detroit, Mich., Annio Hsdtke, an
orphan Polish girl, died recently front
the effects of a brutal assatil' by a negro.
The fact was kept a secret by tbe family
until the 17th.
on the 17th Hichard Cnssiltone was
sent to tbo Ohio State penitentiary for
six years, on a thirty-two-year old sen-
tence, for maiHlnughti>r, received in Mas-
only in 1W). He broke jail
in Borlin the question of the regenoy ! TERRIBLE*
s exciting legislative circles.
in Brooklyn the rapid spread of small* ; *
eggs for A Tornado Strikes Mount Vernon,
III., Destroying Hair tho
pared to raise silk worms has been ro-
ceived by the Commisaioner of Agricult-
ure from Europe. He will also l>e able
to fnrnish books of instruction in silk cult- .
cultural season begins. ! The Killed and IiUurwl Number Hun-
dred's — Fire Add* to tho
on the 10th tbe Inter-State
Commission announced a decision justi- 1
fying higher rates on merchandise for 1
local consumption from the West to Bos-
ton than is charged on tbe satno class of i
freight to New York.
according to a decision of the Inter-
State Co.nni'-rco Commission, promul-
gated on th- 16th, Southern rnilroads -.4
required to furnish accommodations ,-ial ,
in all res|>ects to white and black first- 1
Ilr.ports aro that an armed forco of En- j
glish cavalry has entered the territory of
Venesuela and tnkon possession. In tli
name of tbe Q teen, of tbo Yurna terri-
tory, on the ground that the Vonesuelan '
llepubhc contemplated buililiug a ra l.
road to the Yurna section, which road
would infringe upon admitted territorial ,
Help Urgently Hooded-The 8torra 8aid
to ba Widespread—Incalculable
ouicaoo, Feb. 'j0.—A dispatch was rc-
ccivcd hero laat night that a cyclone hud
•track M <mt Vernon, 1H., virtually de-
stroyed it, killing at least tbirty-oight per-
sona and injuring many more. Mount Ver-
non ia situated in the aouthern part of tho
State, about sixty milo* oast of St. Louis,
ghts of tho English G
on the 17th tho Supreme Court ol
United Htatos adjourned until the 1'J
at Cinicnnatl the late directors
ofilcors of the Metro|>olitan Bank
making tardy restitution by paying the j olber
amounts duo from them to the bank. Ex- ,
President Means baa paid the receiver ......
K. Duckworth has says~two-th7r
A dispatch from Evansville, lud , says
that over one hundred persons wore killed
th® in tbe cyclone at Mount Vernon, III. Tele-
h of grsms were received Imt evening ut Evans-
ville from Mount Vernon asking for help,
and • and a train wi:h two ongin s was at onco
sent having ou board surge*;.* and such
could bo hastily
paid $V),000 on account, pending the as-
certainment of his full indebtedness.
in tho British Parliament the new
rules of procedure proposed greotly in*
crenso tbe power of tbo Speaker, and pro-
viso that c'oturo may be votod if one
hundred metnlier* at present, instead of
two hundred as now.
dusinkh.h failures for the seven days
ending February 1H, as ropoi tod for It O.
Dim & Co., were: For tbe United States,
230; for Canada, 87; total, 273; compared
with 207 for tbe corresponding v
on tho 17th overtures looking
initiation of tbo great Heading strike wife; George 1'
were mode by Mr. W. T. Lewis for the' and child; John Dod
strikors, to President Corbin. Tbe an-
swer was f^voranle, am. the propecti for
an oarly sottli-meut of tbe troublo ere
AoconniNO lo K. O. Dun & Co.'s trade
review, issued on tho 18th, the "causes of
recent dullness and depression
market becomo more visible-
weather, prolonged strikes
^ontralis, III., special to tho Dally Nnm
of Mount Vernon was
iped out. Besides the people killol out-
right many wore injured. In the response
fur aid twonty members of tho Contreiia
fire department, four physiciaus and a
number of loading oitiiens loft at onco for
the scone of tho disaster.
The following is a list, as fur ns now
known, of the killed by the cyclouo at Mt.
Vernon. 111., yostciday afternoon:
Mrs. Russell Djwey; Mrs. John I* Wa-
ters and babe; Henry Waters; David F.
Ycarwuott and wire; John C. Murray; Mr.
k last Cummlngs, anenginoer; Mary Westbrook;
J nines Beurson; Mrs. Holeomb; Dr. John
Ycarwood and wife; Samuel Your'Wood and
• Josio Sutton;
John Hhaw ; n blacksmith, name unknown;
Mrs Colonel Cooper; Eddie Muxie; S. J.
Walters; (ioorgo Pierce; Mrs. L. E !*cgge;
two toiograph operator.*.
Tiio fatuity injurod are: Laura E. Legg,
; of Mrs. Henry Waters, Miss Laura Liserby,
the Churlos Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. C. Galbrsith,
'ere 1 Charles Weir, Mr. and Mrs. Westbrook,
ion Auiumla Bearden, W. H. Human, Lizzie
'. Han brick, Charles Pool,
Hanbrick, Brownlow Haw*
kins. Mrs. Albright, Houry Ellis, Mr. Mille-
craft, Joel Howard.
nasby is dead.
Death of | av!tl It. Lock*, tli*
I'ollili nt Humorist. Journalist n
-A llriff Hkrlrh <>r His Llf* ssi
tolsimi, O., FeK 15 —n. R. I,ocke (Pe-
troleum V. Nasby) died at bis residsno-
I iu this cty of consumption and a 00m1
I plication of organic troublo, at half*pait
six this ty.'jrning.
Deri.' lloss l/ocke was born at Vestal,
; Broome Coanly, N Y., Septembir SO,
mi, and heaee was in his fifty* fifth year.
| llis father, !t. It L ckt , a veteran of the
war of IHri, is still living in thi*
I city at the advanced age of ninaty-four.
The father wa« one of the original
i nn<I-slavery uieu of tbe country,
and young Locke inherited In-
tense hatred of the "peoaliar In*
stitution" and love of freedom whio'i
made him such a power with b s pm dur-
i i^g th* oisII war. In his eleventh year
ho w«s apprenticed to tbe printing trad •
I In the (.nice of the Courtland (If. Y.)
' Courltv. After sorving his sevon yoari
; he traveled thiough ti<e Unitod States,
j working at his trad and acting si a re-
porter. In 1nvj he loundrd the l'lyuioutt
(O.) Advertiser, conducting it twe
| yenra In 1H.VI bo foumlo<l the Bucy-
rus Journal, and afterwards wes
ed with tho Mansfield
Jferald and F ndlay
Jefmonian. He was
editiug tbe latter pa-
l er when ths war
broke out, ar. l in Its I
columns apiieared the
The Absence of Unile Proving a NrrloaS
new Yoaa, Feb. 10—The speculative
dullness not only continues, but dsiiy
grows more marked and exasperating.
Less than 47,000 shares of stock were dealt
in on tho Stock Exchange yesterday, break'
ing the rrcord, there never having been n
day in twenty yoars when so slight a bus!*
ne s was done.
One of the most prominent governors ot
tho tStiK'k Ext bailee, a gentleman who is
at the hood of ono of Wall street's biggest
brokerage houses ssid: "We have net
oarnod enough during the last six months
to |«y our • fllce expenses, and we havs
fare.I not < ne whit worse than other firms.
Fully s third of fie o'.l clerks Ir. Wall
street houses have been discharged lately,
owing to tho long eontinued lack of busi-
ness. They lisve had their salaries reduced
materially, and more than one conspicuous
bouse is resdy to go out of business alto-
gether. Enter an offlce in the enllro Wall
si root disirict and you be.ir animated dis-
cussion ol ju-t '.no sulrjoct—the prevailing
unprecedented dullness. Thero are a
tlio<l theorias t.# e\;>'aiu tbe unpleasant
conditions snd auothor hundred suggesting
Wall street Insists on attributing the
troublo to "outside" causes. Th
sort of srgumenta usou to bs heard
Siin Fiauciaco mining market when the
public, fioeced over and over again, first
begun lo light say of the professional
shearers. Tho public went sway and ths
public stayed sway, sou
lias not been tempi'
could have woll afToi ,i«
Francisco story long ago.
chauge Is no protector of
Invostors. It was urgod
ti... Ural' 0"0 WI . sv tii urgru « lollg
1 tbat the Slock Ex< h inge ought to
' " wore safeguards around the dealings It su-
tbor sed. Yostorilay this suggestion as-
sumed definite ofilt-i ti shape Hi s memorial
addressctl to tho Exchange governors d
■minding that tho 1 fiice of auditor of rail-
way accounts be croated on the Exchange
so l hat railway statements should bo made
lo amount to something moro than a mere
collodion of mysterious figures. Such sn
ofilce would prevent wildest booming
whereby now the public is swindle I; it
would bead otf tbe stream of lies thut now
Dow on unceasingly lo scaro investors out
of their boidi'iga of substantial securities.
hope fill iioss being Bennett, J
ity of Poking,
on the 17th the
from Chins nnd Japan,
Francisco with several
pox among tbe p
plsced in quarantine. TbU is the fifth
succeasivo steamer which has srriye.l | atruck this town and left it in
with tho small-pox. The Bolgic, which 1 mg fifteen or twenty people, nnd it Is
ranm In two weeks ago, was released from ! feared many moro than aro m w known to
quarantine yesterdav. The steamer She- have been killod *vlll be found among lbs
nandoab, formerly a United States mnn-of , uins of the buildings. Fire immediately
war, has been fitted up ns a quarantine broke out ull over tho city amid tbo ruins,
occupied by sovoral bun- spreading rapidly, c wing to the damage
♦d on in- done by tho wind. Tbo storm passed froui
dred Chinoso who ha
on the 17th tbo German lloicbslag
J tho auti'Socialist bid.
1 ho southwest and hnd a rotary motion. It
-ith fearful fury, Hinltiug
lieeu prepared by Russia's flnauc
at Pittsburgh, I'a., a party of capital
ists aie arranging to build air ships.
in Loudon the Tory press exprost dis-
appointment at tbe result of tho eloction
in thecommonts of tbe Canadian jour
nnls a goneral protest against tho neu
fisheries treaty is found.
at Woodward, la., the post
counts in good shape.
in London predictions are freely mado
AT Chicago tho volute man captured liv I "'"t entangling allianoos aro nlmo.t cor-
the police as an lu-compllcrj In tho niunlrr ] lai" to brmS 'lt«a ter to tho preient En-
o( Millionaire tfnell l> nam a Win. !>. Ta - | dlih Oorernment. and perhap
The police aro confident of his
on tho 17th three rollicking rnilroaders
who had iw-mi mnking a night of it among
the sporting houses nt Columbus, O,
called at a Into hour at a doctor's office (n
a drunken nnd demoralized condition,
and exhibited bleeding wounds of the re-
ceiving of which they could give no ac-
count. One of tbem will dio.
on the 17th an efTort was rando to blow
up an Irish inspector of police.
on the evening of tbo lOih tho beautiful
city of Mount Vernon, HI., was almost
literally wi|>ed out of exhtenco by a tor-
rifle cyclone, which demolished tho creat-
or and bettor part of tin town, followed
by a lire which spread with wonderful
rapidity, and complotod tbo work of de-
struction. A loss of fifty lives was re-
ported, wbl!i> hundred* wore injured by
falling buildings and living timbers.
Evansvillo, Ind., und oilier adjacent
towns were prompt in responding to the
calls for flro apparatus and medical and
other assistance. A meeting of the City
Council was immediately called for tho
following morning to devise moaus of ro-
on the IHth Adam Wirt killod three
children, two of tboin by burniu.-;, in
Jackson township, la.
on tho 18th Jo<oph Bow, of Des Moines,
In., was found guilty f manslaughter fo;
the killing of Constable Logan, whilo nt
Uniting to arrest him for violating tbe
on the IHth tho second brothor,
Barrett, was found guilty of mui
first degree, at Minnenpolis,
FoRMtKBH monroe, Vs., the only salt-
water resort within ensy access of thi
capital, is likely to njoy a lively spring
tho union ptlnt
have mailed upon the De
Timet to dispenso with "rat lab
Unl Vernon mill. From''therelHi\vei
ou in a path TiOO yards wido.
Tho Methodist Church fell Just a fow
minutes after 250 peoplo hud left the Bun-
day school room. Tho Commercial Hotel
lost lis third story. Next the wind struck
the coanly court house nnd rendered it a
heap of ruins. By rare luck, however, the
county records were saved. The Crew
block on tho south sido of tbo aquare is
leveled with the earth and undor it was
ter has to""11 tbe body of John Crow, the owner of
ivnmnii the block, formerly of Chicago. The roof
und second story of It. 1* Stralton A Co.'s
hardware storo was blown away. Tho
large two story brick school house did not
withstand the terrible shock any better
than the smaller houso in tho track of tbo
Tho large two story framo houso of
George Ward was picltcd up und carriod
nbout twonty foot, und loft unhurt, wlillo
two brick buildings Itw feet away were loft
in ruins. Tho loss can not be estimated,
than worth of properly
- at e party to has boon destroyed by the cyclone
tbo Courier-Journal and tho ln that neighborhood.
in tho Mount Carmol (Pa.) district tbe thing lor iniios. Incalculable loss of life
Reuding miners, in mass-meeting on
Saturday, repudiated the action of Maitar*
Workman Lewis, and resolved not to re-
turn to work until notified to do so by ths
joint demand committee.
fa* tho klllln
several months ajja
at Now Orleans an eniplnvo ot tho Cot-
ton Exchange robbed the treasury of $20,.
0x1 in securities, which ho hypothecated
nnd spent the proceeds in gambling.
When all was lost ho and an accomplice
fled the country. The theft was discov-
ered on tbe IHth.
on tho night of tbo 18th a battle be-
tween the police bint Folly an«l priva'.o
ovatsr dredger* in Chesa|>eake bay re-
sulted in the dent h of Captain Willia u
Frank White, of Baltimore, in cmimsud
of ths oyster schooner Ni< kill.
tub Secretary of the Treasury asked
Congress on tho 14th to appropriate $0^-
0(10 to supply a deficiency iu tbe appropri-
ation for the support of United Statei
prisoners, caused by the law piohibiting
the employment of convict lalior.
on thj 14tii, in tbe New York Toinhs po-
lice court, in tbe examination of Richard
K. Fox, charged with part cinating in tbe
arrangemont't for a price-fight, it not be-
ing bow 11 that Mr. Fox wbi present when
tho arrangements wore amde, ho wss die
the American Live Stock Express Com-
psny hss inaugurate I g revolution Iu tbe
trsnsportstion of live stock. Speed,
economy snd comfort of tbs snimsls
shipped commend the new system.
on tbe 15th s delegst'on from Cblcsgo
spp°ared before tbe oomniittes on rail-
ways snd canals of tbe Hou ie in favor of
tbe bill which pru/ide* for deepening
the Illinois & Mich ga 1 canal to a dept It
of twenty-live feet. The proposition wet
very favorably recj ived by the commit-
during January pait breadstuff* ex-
ports from tho United states aggregated
in value f «.l22.277, against fl4.A3i),0OO in
January, 1887. Exports of the principal
articles of provisice# during tbo same i
period were valued at $8,8^,98). against !
I?, 181,412 iu Jauuary, 1877.
and great suffur.ug will folluiv unless
side assistance is given tho mayor, G. if
Harnoll, who will give it to the proper
coFimitteo. A mcoiing of busmoss men
was held and committeot apiH>iiit"d to care
for tbe dead nnd wouniod and protect tbo
property as much as possible. Many pcoplo
who csc-ipod with their lives havo nothing
jamt s kcm.riFLn, fathor of Major bosides. Many arc wnlklng the stroots
•al Schofield, U. S. A., died in Chicago -.villi no home to go 10.
-ly, In his eighty-seventh yoar. Four men in Evans' Pmk wero imprls-
atioinpt to arrest an Jllognl oned hi tho ruins of tho building and
recently, the burned to death. Their crioa of flro und
Folly, Captain distress were agon ring in the extreme, but
nothing could roucb them. Their names
could not t c obtained. Pbvsiciiuis lo tho
number cf tweuty-ouo joiuel tho telief
train from Evansvillo en routo. Tuey ar-
rived shortly b-.-fi/TO midnight. At onn
this morning tho fires wore undor control
through Mnunt and guards wore on duty over tbe gt ois.
Ver ion, IlL, on tho evening of tho 10th. Nothing that the limited resources at band
Thirty-one persons wero reported deod and could provido has boon neglected. An un-
Hundreds injured. The duinagc was im- earthly quiet is ovor the plaec, nnd only
mense, half Ibe town being ievoled. To the occasional gro ins of tho dying and 1 ho
add to tho horrors, the ruins caught flre. broad track mutlo des del > by the cyclone j
Thieves also robbod tho dead and dying, tell of tho tjrribie catastrophe.
A call for aid was immediately responded <lt
in by adjoining cities. Tiio weather after n«-«iltu ii Minor*
mo storu. turned cold, and it was feared
much suffering would result.
State oyster police schoon
Clark, was altackod by
and considerable shooting was 1
both tides. After I he affray it 1
•d that Captain W. P. Whltehouse,
if tbe schooner Aiber
not e, had bcon killod.
A titAi'.rri. tornado w
icbols, of Bulli-
't>earing the date
April 21. 1801. Thus
►prang nt once Int
David ft. Locke, tremendous p >pular>
Ity. They were copied Into newspa|>ers
everywhere, quoted In *|>eocbns, read
around camp-fires of Union armies, and
ejtarnjssd enormous influence in molding
public opinion North in favor ot vigoroui
prosecution of the
Secretary Boutwell tleelarod inaspeocb
at Coopor Union, New York, at tho clost
of tha w ar, that the success of tho Union
army was due to three causes—"Ibe army
tho navy nnd the Nnsby lelterr." Cbsrle
Sumner dcclsrtd: ''Unquestlonsbly they
wero among the influences and
hv which dlsloyslly in all its fornn
rxposed snd public opinion assured
the right !•*• It ia impossible
th"lr value. Agn 11st Iho devices
slavery nnd ils supporters, each lett
was like a speech, or one of those songs
which stir the people."
. Th ape letters were n sonrce of great do
light te 1 resid >iit L ncoln, who slwnyr
kopt them in his table drawer for pernsal
at odd times. Mr. Locke once raised a
company of volunteers nnd applied to
Governor Broutrh of Ohio for commission
ss captain, which wai refused on the
ground that he could tin im o go «| for
the Uplon cause with his pm than in the
fi-*Id. The immense popilnrlty of the
Na-lW bttsrs l <d to the demand for Mr.
l<ocko'to enter'he Ire'ure field, nnd he ap-
pearoA In all the Drincipnl eitics of ths
Ilfld 0?fwd< d nnd J li-hte.|
was ifftered Official positions by President
Linofpi, nnd also by President G
steadily declined, as his only ambition
was iiMha editorial fi
In MWi h" nssumod charge of tho Toledo
Wade, first on a salary, nftorwir ! nut-
clinging an interest, and fiinM/ entire
control. It had alwavsoeenHts dream to
found a great national ws?klv, which he
now carried out. Ho was one of ths
fo'inders of Iho llepubllca-i party in Ohio,
and tMTfnsbv lotters wore hut part of ths
rowerfal work he did in tbo political field.
He altoflid n vast d al of purely I terary
work, lisvin-x written two or thrso sue-
eissful 1 lavs, l ooks of travel* and many
novel*, nnd sketchos for his own
He was nl o a poet of no mean ord
several of his devotional poems
f und In various ohurch hymnals.
Home four or five years ago his health
l>o ran to full, after twenty-two bity
years of ardmns labor, and bn gradually
withdrew himself front active work.
Smeo then he lias written very little, save
the occasional Nasby letters that have ap-
peared, and a few special articlos, chief)v
on prohibition. He liecnm'< convinced
tliat (HwhlbUipn must bo the final solution
of tlie f'rjuos question, and for six years
hss strong'y advocated It In
paper, bgt nlways through
pnrtkan Tnoth- d t. He romalned
faithfnl to his Repub'ican Ideas,
and deprecnfes<l nny attempt to hnl!d up
asei arate Prohfb tion party. Consume
Uon was Inherited, it be'ng In liis moth
er*s family, and several brothers and sis
ters dving of It. Its approach was very
slow, nr.dU w.n« not till last November
that!-«, wss 001;lined to ths hou<«. His
literary lnb<>rs Bnd newspaper were Tory
profltah'e, ond in bis latter years lie was
largely interested in bnildin? and menu
fncturing l>< Toledo. His fortune is estl*
muted at 11.001,001, exolnslvn of thr
Jl'Mde. He easmarrie<l while at Plymouth
to Miss Maev Hotline, who, with theli
three sons, all grown to manhood, survive
him. The oldest, Cnptnin Bobinson Locke
hns !>enn assocint*-i| with his father on th<
Tllade for the last dor.mi years, except
while Cmsul nt N wcnstle-on-lyiie. En-
gland, to which oflloe ho
by President Arthur.
zuulsus nil the
shenandoah, Pa., Feb. 10.—'Tho destitu-
tion among tbo fumibe* lit the minora that
is being dovcioped h -ro is terrible and such
.. ,-cnoriort to luvi Immi. I...I lhat 11 "ol ,on*er ^ bidden. One f .m-
cjcplosion occurred on the (Jo- F',icp! tfofu"lJ ,f° 'la>' bave
iona ostut# near Saguu, Cubs, recently, IJd ^ w°fr ,wn. dn-v,,'
doing great Jatnage nnd injuring twenty w«ro soweak fr°m fasting
nor sons iuoiudinv ths iJniM mi tho that wh(;n rtlief came it had to bo sparingly
!rSenhap£„u,,;„r,t "° i":m r,'«™ ™
A .,'Tn ,«nnnKer tr.ln m the , Al.othor fuuljr ot .l<
Fhiladelphla,Wilmington & Baltimore rail-1 n** t|
road struck tho side of a freight car near '
Bsliimore, Md., reccntl.v. The sido of the •
filst passenger coach was damagod,
1 Johnson was niumst as'bad]
but Instances that have msuy
parallels. It has been os:ablishod that
auce fd'i.OJJ. ®a.'*'• J«nn Snyder, the famous *|mr-
A iHBrncii from San Remoof tho 19th p«tual wnlkor' of Indiana, is dead, but
ugh sirlot sccreoy is olservcsl, liis teachings go 011 in the object ol a
lim of the sheep on Uan Miller's farm in CurmoL
jus. Hourly f |,r,,0 mo,it4is ago this sheep was one
le'ss injured 1,10 fiac8t 1411,1 llock.
ly by walls ' Since that time it has bcon emulating
s clear lhat tho 1
r non is extremely s
are sent to Etn|en
\ R«iappral*niit«nt Sr lnreit.
^raauiNcmiN, Prtb. 10—Assistant See
r lary«Maynnrd ye-tsrdsy directed th«
rrapp^slsement of some Turkish rugs
imported by Mourad, Pudimnn A Co., of
Chicago, last December. The Chicago
firm complained lhat ths merchant ap-
praiser who nes'sted in tbe original ap-
praisement had placed too high s value
on the rng«, and that ns thev were the
first of the kind ev?r imported Into Chi-
cago hs wss not familiar with tbe goods
ami incompetent to judgo of their valu>\
On this presentation Secretary Maynnrd
dirocti i\ reappraise ment which will
Im eondert"d by G«*n<«ra' Aoprai<er
Hownes, of Baltimore: but notunt.il the
middle of April, In o-dor to g v the firm ,
necessary evidence, tho mouibershqi
tnglUh rsvnlry Froin^ llrltlsh Onlans
Nr.w Yoiik. Peh. 17.—An nrmod forco of
English cavalry has enlortHl the torritery
of Vouozuola nnd taken
Ill Not Aeeept a .Nomination r«
GOULD AND SAOE.
id Jury Trying %n rta* Oat If 1
Heally l>l.l Nlral H3.000.000.
Fob 17 —The charges 1
i Jay Gon d nnd Russell Sage, mads 4
wasiiinoton. Fotfc'jo. The Wsshingtoa
agent of tbo Associated Press sought an
Interview with General Sberldsn Inst even-1 , ,, .. .. .. . - ^ «
ingfor the purpose of ascertaining whether i l,aJf o1 •to«hbotders or the Ksn*
he we.ld in make «n .uthorlla- |
1 iv) statement in regard to his alleged
Presidential candidacy. The (Jeuersl gave
his consont, and it will be seen from
the following verbatim report of the
conversation that his declaraliona are thor-
Agent—Of course, General, you havs no*
1 iced thst there has boen considerable men-
tion of you duriug Iho pssl few weeks ss
IS,100.000 of the company's bond|
to tho grand jury yesterduy mornin)
jury was given all i'ocumonts bes
tbs case, and next Mouday
be snmmouod. These will ineludo t
piainunt security holders, about te e
Among the documents submit ted I
the p..I few week, u . | «™n'' |[,r' « r mphlet ™M„„,ln<|
f ..lhle or |.rub.bl« ..ndid.to f,.r tbo arKumo.U of .joun.el forv
... Unl, «nd Jeloiid.au, I
heard by Dlati
i sidsrmg the question whether or
innii vno | , it., m
al shooting account in tbe woods
ilency next autumnl
Ueneral Sheridan-Yo«, I have notice J It, I
but hsve never looked upon Ihosonewspa-1 ,,,fl n 81 01 ll,,#
l>cr articles as any thing
years brought my nsme up iu thst
iwtMM I 'J7. T"U
"But, General, tho tslk Is
this time, nnd there sppenrs U> bo some-
thing like s concerted movement lo bring
before ths fi-
to the press l#_
Bight. Edwsrd L. Andrews, who pro*™
sen tod the case on bebalf of the complain- !
I ants, said: "Tho essontiat attributes of l
serious .. . ,- _ , 2i
do not differ from an ordte« H
case of embezxleaieut. Tbero Is ths
entrusting of propr*ty, tbs
UeoeraYHhe'rl'dM-Wrll, I know nolhlol1 •ll°.0 of 'h. ll" of the «-
thi. ulledM "IxKim" th.* wh.f I '"'H —
1 have read in the papers, except that
and then some friend has twitted me about
becoming s candidate. But if the matter is
discussed seriously, It Is time that all
demand sad the i
I withholding of the emoexslemcnt proportjp-1
thst ensues in sn ordinsry case where aa
employe takes whst Is entrusted to him by
an employer. The only difference," he con-
'which the case presented from
parties co-jcernod should bo Informed that . ! , ,, ino , pruseuteu
net, and ! don't Intend to have, for there Is |
nothing thst would icdura to ! ve the
profession in which nearly forty 3srs of
uiy life hsvo been spent to enter upon s
civil csroer. So all about my being s can-
did at o may as woll end.
"But suppose the Republican convention
mads to become an unwilling pnrtictpsafeiu
Artcmus H. Holmes, ln feohatf of the a-
spondeols arguod lhat thore wss no oris*'
inslity in the proceedings nor
carried on In sccrecy. All the proceediBgS&l
reported to tbo Secretary of iho lasjKfl
Congress, t v n.ortgsge
ippointed trustees contained * •<
UeniT.l Hherld.n—Itomln.t. nwl I would I"""'lu "<l «ubK,u.ntir prouoMt
..Ofccpr. Hut then, ia not the .llghu.t i ° * rr"| " ''
probability of my boniif nomioutod, end ! -
John F. Dillon, in behalf of tho resp^. !• ^
ents, contended that tbe decrcc of the Bo-
K.r.pr of u.«T«wa o, n.draoal I'reme Curt of . York v.lld a .id
rite Nturm Hpiii• in Two. properly obtained. The only pursous, if
<t, Mo., Feb. 'JO.-Yesterday sf- | ,h«re *art any living souls who could mate
ternoon at two o'olock s floroe black cloud j «omplalut of this consolidation, would bit
appeared in the southwest, sondlng an |',1® orig nal Union Pacific si, are holders.
In tho shapo of a strong wind I The purpose of tbo consolidation wn not
southwest to northeast This 10 PM8 the trust property to tho debto*
TORNADO IN MISSOURI.
blew with strang and stoudy force and
followed by n gonuine cyclone, which, for-
tunately, pussed about three-quartera of a
mile eust of this city, doing much damage,
yot heard fr«
dtliodurii.rlTorrit'iryonllioKrouiid ' lo,t; H«r t .truck a hoviK, w
ie VetiMUolan rppufH. oontempl.Ud •" rmPtv. 'our mile, from her. .nd .
■zuoian republic contemplated
building a railroad to the Gurvarl section,
wh'ch mad would Infringe oo sdmitied ter-
ritorial righta of the E: glish Government.
This action hnd not been wholly unexpect-
ed by tho Vonezuelsns, but they hsd hoped
the Isrgo American intcroate which cos-
lored iu Veneiuola would dolor Euglsnd
from exercising such hlgNbsnded
policy ss tboy hnvn adopted. Such
terod il In all directions. Then crossing
the hills snd vslleys for the next twu miles,
It swept fences before It like chaff and
snapped and twisted monarchs of the for-
ests. Passing into McKenxin Valley it first
struck the fsrin of Captain Craig. His
fsmlly saw it coming and started to
leave the house, but were too late.
Providence causod the cyclone to split
a'lid *"lt is~s'aid i '"l0 tvvo tracks, passing front and
tlnnoral Hilv^ ih.l'OMul hire, l.teml. to 01 'h" b"u"0 imvio* it almo.l
.all tho ■liontmii of Iho enllro Unlle.11 Ittore the .mok«li°ii.e ilowo,
tbo matter nnd obtain f<
o, moral snd
muko n second In lis out of South
Ann-lies, snd unless her lawless Incui
sinns are nipped in the bud she will do It.
It is oxpecu d that efforts will be made
to have Secretary Bayard investigate the
matter with a view lo the protec
American intoreets, if such pioioction Is
A Ho/ of twenty Hklps Oft With a Preach*
kansas citt, mo., Feb. 17.-Two houso
l"«:ds on Locust street wore slink >n tc
their very foundations yesterday, ln ono
thore w-s joy unmlulierated and rejoicing
which luuiie lleelf felt in every spnkeu
word, ln tho olber there waa a great shock
of surprise and a sadness from the very
heart. In tbo big, handsomo rosi-
Mrs. (lecrge Holme
tsinlng their son, George Ho'
his brido. At No. Kf) R. v. J. C. Morris
pastor of tho Walnut Stroet Method
Church, und family wore grieving over t
wholly unexpected marriage of their
daughter, Mist. Mary, to Mr. Holmos. Tbs
young man is twenty yoars old, and ths
bride si -men. They woro married In 1
audotle on Tuesday, but the fuel did
bocome knowu until yostcrday morning,
wh.*n young Holmes called ut the high
school, where h s wife was a pupil, and
look her lo his father's house. The affair
was known lo but few outside of ihe two
fumiiios la.tovening, but from the prosi!
nonce of thoso interested causod nothing
loss thsu a sensation wheraver heard.
Cisco, Tox., Feb. 10.-About three o'clock
yesterday afternoon C. C. Levesux,
lor, and R. Blake and M. B. Owens w«
the Cisco 11 ink when a man appeared at
the cash id's window nnd demundet
baok's cash. O.her men appeared at the
same lime and took the throe bsnkers iu
charge, whilo the first collected the funds
or the mink, about 10,000 in oasli. Mr. Lev-
eaux's moveinen s were too slow to suit
the robbors when ordered around, and hs
wss severely oeslou on tne head. Tbo
robbers locked the bankers in s yard back
of the bank building, and jumping into a
wagon fl d down the street, s tluling the
stoulshcl pooplo with volleys from their
revolvers, displaying Iho bag* of ill-gotten
gains. Tho cashier was tho first lo free
himself, and ruahed into the street, ex*
plaining the situation, ln a short time
Marshal Thoino* and posso were in pursutV
The men were unmiskod, and an accurate
description is given.
lew Brunswick, N. J.,
logon them during n fire at Ten BroecU's , Snyder's example by walking
i.iinreosiablishmenu Ihe damage was ,nntly, not stopping to rest, nnd onlv
1 for a moment at a time to partake of
mukm.su & Gof.ur.vB, recllflers, Import- ... , . . . '.
ers and wholesale do tiers In liquoriT at biteof ,0°1Ihe •hee '' Th°#° tftM
Pike ani Pearl s'rests, Cinclnnaii, hsve i®. to sny the loast, remarkable, hns
assigned. Liabilities, #15',1X0; assets, I con reduced to mere skin and bofles.
#110,00). in(| evidently can not liyo a great
Ci.KAiuvn house roturns for week onded «:j *t
February 19 showed an average decrease
of 10 I«oMiparrd wl'h tbo corresponding
week of insi year. In Now YorU the de- —A Chicago clothing manufacturer
crease was IT.IL says that he is obliged to pay particii-
Tin: t'. uijierrlol c lub, ol rrovldcnc-, |ar attention lo the hlp-pock.l.° wliidi
"««• <">««'> <i tino.i n..
miO KUIIH. ml do ii. ill. > III. fly u .Iln- Western Irmk'. Hi. Ki.m:u and low.
guisbed guests of iho ivtning w.-ie lion, customers demand a pocket cujm-
r"e r Q. Mills, of Texas, chaumnuof the bio of holding a quart flask, i ut for
5*"..,% "nJ O-imiuili--., .n,l Ul0 F|lr W,Bt trille I i,
H . d n«n-ow. with unuvi.,1,
larill reform. j tliung lining, su that a (iwtul will fit
i iu uglj in IU
—This usu l y luTet villagu was thrown
Into n state of intense cxe lomont yester-
day by the tragic death of MUa Mary Uor-
ron, an estimable young lady of Plaits-
burgh, who was lo bnvo boon married on
Ihe morrow to n Mr. Thompson, occupy-
ing a res|ionsible position in Burlington,
Vt., and woll known here. Miss Herron
h"d come to 'own for tbo pur|>oae of trying
on her weddiug dress aud to prepare for
approaching nuptials, as well as to spend
tbu night wi'h the mother of her iutrndo l
husband. Mrs. Thompson Wss at the bed-
side ot nor sick Mend, nnd Miss Herron
ret red early. io all appoaranoes in tho
bo*t or h-slth and spirits. When Mra.
Thompson knocked upon the door in ihe
morning there was no response, snd, her
auspicious bolng aroused, she called in s
neighbor, who l urst opon the door. They
were horrified to fln l Miss Herron lying
upon the fi-or of her r -om ir. pK.la i,( blood
some of which was stili 11 >wfag from her
mouth, and with bfo
souie thought death i
fiom ethcr tbau natural cauit: , it wss evl j,
st. I.oris, Feb. 10.—The grand lodgo of
the Ancient Grdor of United Workmen of
Missouri is in aeasion with a full ropro-
sort it ion from ^il punts of the Htsle. Ilo-
(torla of Ihe ofllcers show the order to be in
a flourishing condition. The bnnt flcinry
certificates represent 141,00).0 0, and col-
lecli ins on iisseasments since thelssl meet-
ing of the grand lodgo Iwo yosrs ago have
1700,810, nu l the disbur t-meul 9707,-
lodges in lite Hi ate, and
Br. Louis, Feb. 10.—A largt number of
manufacturers of bnrbed w r > assembled
in convention In this city t> day ft r the
puriwise of aujualing, if possibl', the royal-
ty ciaim of Washburn ft Moen, owners of
tho imtents, nn-1 the manufacturers gen-
erally refuse lo pay ibis royalty any
longer, un I un effort Is be ng in .do to have
Washburn & Moon rebate their claim. No
understanding has yot b. en ronched, Mr.
Washburu declaring that tho royalty
which now nets lias firm I8JOOUO per yoar,
will certainly not bo rebnqutsbsd. Ths
manufacturers seem t) be equally ds
termincd not to pay p.
I had suffered
were begun to-day by the Attorney .Gener-
al ln the h'upreme Court against T. A.
Kennies snd W W. Kunl-a l, county com-
missioners; O iver Leisure, county clerk,
und H. D. Merrill, count v attorney, churg-
Although mg them with having defrauded Howard
" ' ouniy oui of n«aily 117,0u0 by the nl-
of fraudulent claim* against ths
^"VHpW t frofftf
natcly for them, s new resilience hsd just
company in order thst the compsny mighl
immediately hand it over to Messrs. UoulA
snd Hsge, but to restore tho proporty to tbe
debtor compsny in order that through ife
the oonsol dated compaoy might have the
menus of purchoalng, as it did purchase, _ v
properties necesssry lo proto'it itsolf from n
competition and to promote its intercetg *
and those of iu bondholders. The laws of
limitation debarred all criminal proceed*-;'!
W. Bourke Cock ran next spoko ln oppo*
eilion to tbe complaint being receivod, con- .
tending in an elaborate argument lhat the
prosecution hsd boon barred by tho lapse
Mr. Andrews closed the bearings with sn i
argument snd citations :o show that the
statute of limitations did not s^ply uoder
lately for them, s new reallence hsd Just
boeu compieloil und it stood tho shock. Ths
next place it touched was that of Jolia W.
Lsno's. Mr. Lane and family wero in town
dining with friends. Their house was a
•olal loss. The next building struck was a
residence of s widow nsmed Hlsmper, who
was also absent Her house wes totally
wracked. It thon carried awsy tho front
gallery and root of Colono' Max's resi-
dence, with fencing, etc. Throe miles
further northeast the residence of Htephen
gni Warrior VMU«1 by JTrl
Tli* Ag il Warrior vi^imi by rileatls i
the seventieth Aaaiversary of Ilia I
Ing the Army.
pASsCunisTii!*. Miss., Feb lo,—On tlM
wide gallery of bis handsome res.donee la
this cheery suourb of New Orleans, in the
warm sunshine, in his padded chair, the
thermometer at seveniy-sovon degrees,
and the roses blooming and tho birds
singing in the uuignolts on tho lawn, sot
sll Monday morning Gonornl William H.
BW . Harney. Msny of his neighbors culled
unroofod snd tho atables upon him, bringing congratulations. Chii- '
damaged. The cyclono cut u swsthe about ! ure«* ladias t ame with bouquets, und
yards wide. j ny of the winter dwellers called to
#> I shake handa with the old man, for hecole-
THE RAGING KAW. i hrstcd tho seventieth anniversary of hta
j sppolntinont as an officer of the United
The Floor and raprr Mills at lawrence Slates urmy. Tho old soldier was pleased
, . tL 1 with the atieution paid to him, and culled
i.AwaxNCB, Kail., rob. Ji.--About three , hl8 w(re to exhibit to viailors the rusty
o'clock yesterday morn ng the watchman bundle of pnrchmcnLa which no hsd re-
al liowersock s flour mill wss sroused by a I ,.01ve(| froln tinia ^ t|me M Le at]TRIICed
grout roaring and tho cracking of t.mb-rs, j jn rank. Tll„ Hrilt WM hlB ,.,,mmi„v.n aa
and rushing out of tho building found that l,louUjll.Ilt .jf 1Ilf,intPy. Uy President
the river bnd risen to a great height and , Monroe, February 18. 1818; that ss ( aptsin
the let and water was running at a fearful j l>y President John Quincv Adams, In 1« ;
rate. It had carriod away tbo slone wall ! her. tign.jd by Presidents Jackasn and
and all tbe motive power including the | i.olkf mnd flnM„y bU uppointment as Brig,
machinery, water wbeol, olc., a portion of , „,|Ior General, signed by Ji.mes ButAanan.
which were atrrlod out into the river Gunpra, Harney's Ull, soldierly figure antf
several hundred yards. Boworsock's loss „li0w.whil, hair aro among the most fa-
wil be from 18,000 io 140,0U0. At the paper ; minm ,nil M ho from h|.
mill the wrater and ice carriod away Uis Cbslr, on tbe sunny gullcrv ove. looking
gsble end and roof sod M other tlie Wllter onc dW nol DOOd ,n b() tola
thst he was in his prime, •• Jeffor-
damage to lbs amount of nearly 9&,<)00. Tho
mschino shop snd foundry, shirt fsctory,
Journal offlce, Electric Light Compsny, Pa-
cific flour mills snd sovoral other estab-
lishments which dopend on Bowersock for
power to run their muchinery will be
obliged to run idlo for s time, ss it will bo
impossible lo repair the dainuge until tbs
river is low. There is ulso some fear for
the safety of tbe flour mill,
Davis said to him, 'The grand-
est spi cimen of physical manhood I ever
saw." In the last year General Uaroey
has bocomo (judo feeblo in mind. Al-
though his health is good, be is entirely de-
pendent ou his brave, cheery li'tlo wife,
who devotee her whole li fe lo his care. U
is asd to eoe him ss be sits iu the sun. with
all the great deods of his life forgotten.
ut una ruiimuK w.ll. *r«« l>A enrm* f„r aolhln( but th. suall|ht <m th.
and Di.y unilonnlrio tbo .u|i|iorU, which nal r. .r thu hlrj. wofl«*laMl, u m.
b too light for sueh n
THE SHAEFFERS AGAIN.
Operating Th* Bother of th* Stan Who Hwlmlled
Wholly Within a State « r Territory. HUlloooIre lllair Arrested lu Kausaa City
WAsniNuToN, Feb. HO.--The Auditor of Kor Another Krttuti.
the Inter-Ktato Commcrtw Commission bus Kaksss citt, Mo., Keb. 17.—Charles A.
issued the following circular to railroads Khaeffor, brother or Katnuel C. Hhaeffer, ol
located wholly in ono Htate or Territory re- somewhat eho ly leputatiou, rested all laat
garding the fliing of freight and paaseugcr i O'«0t boiiiud tho burs of the Hecond sireet
tariffs with tbot omnnasion: Roads located He was orrealed yesterJey aftcrnooa
w holly in ono Htate or Territory, which in- on a warrant sworu out by John H. Gn-
terchango freight or passenger traffic with stoti. president of ^bo Gnsbitt Land A l*ot
counectlona to or from points outside of 1 Company, and of which tho arrested party
such Htate or Territory, on through tickets issecrotary.cbarged with ibeemboulemeaft
or bills of lading, should file tariffs covor- t<'. 0* . Tbe fraud is sllegsd to ^
i"g such traffic with tbe Commission. If . have been committed iu connection
sueh through rates aro made by the add; with the purchase of the Uvkmun tract
lion or local rulos to iho rales of connect- t 4 iu ncres, lying just east of tbe
Ing roads, such local tariffs should be fllcd j Waldo race track, and about six miles
with the connection, together with a state- 1 southeast of the eity. It was bought by
ment that through Inier-Htale rates are j Mr. Oosioti last spring for •14>,0U0, **,000
mado by sdding such local rales to tho j lining paid dow n. The sooond payment ie
rati-s of tho carrior (naming it) with which due in s short time. The purchase wue
connection is made. If joint rales aro made by Mr. Onaiott under a contract with
made on any basis other than by the sddi- Chsrlos Hhaeffer, by which a corporation
tion of the locnl rales to the through rates ' was to bo forint-d and tbe stock divided
of connecting csrriers, the tariffs showing equally betwoon tho Hehoeffers and Mr.
Oust oil. Hhaeffer domes thut any fraud
has been committed and says that Ousiott
is impelled by malic*.
CntCAOO, Feb. 511.~-The Western railways
began negotiations yesterday by meeting lu
conference with sll of tho Houthwestern
rosds represented ss well. The officisls
present constituted scommittee which is to
sgree upon a plan for bringing tbe Wost-
Norih'/estern aud Houthwestern roads
undor Ihe co'itcol of one board, which is to
hsvs si thorily 10establish joint ratea,settle
questions between competitive lines and
oxerciae supervisory power
wichita, Kan.. Feb. 1&—Fresh eject-
ments from Oklahoma havo tukou piik-o st
ihe bunds of n compsny of colored troope,
who ere ssid to havo handled the aeiilera
In nny thing but a gentle manner. The
prisoners were lukeu to Fort Reno, and
there iu most part tboy were turned looes,
though some worn held for trial at the next
term cf the Federal court Though tho
leaders of the Okluboina colonies with
headquarters here ssy no attempt wiU 1
r^ads. Little progress was made yester- I Command "e^uPJr^d'
da<r tn that direction, the dlaeussinna and I id hSIV ' • ' - - --P*™
day ln that direction, the discussions snd
interchanges of Tlst
ths lines wsre spsrt
_ . ....calledforreii.foroi.mcutof trootts.
dem inslr.tlng lhat r-vo romp...], ol rwul.r. Ibrmifk
tbelr views. here yesterday en route for Fort Run©.
ducodfcy a natural excitement npo
county. It is al«o (barged against ths
| _v county attorney that he demanded snd re-
ediiiny da\ Mnny things about «oived money from persons charged with
'•owed that sh# had struggled t. violating the P rohibition law, promising
atteiit un of the^lninnrot i.f th" and giving then, immunity from prosecu
" " 1 • Tho Attoriiey-Guiieral presents afl-
iio.il. hu.1 n-v.iv, r,..T. "ft""*:1"1"* "
cd that no Inquest I. nuT ,.w ,,,,,,
MuX*2iw5 V.v. /..'".'.Vj . tr"uj ","1 wrutatiou,
Corcoran Sick. A Kr-ud ld«nlia*d.
wasbinotojc, Feb. 30.— Mr. w. w. Cor- STiLLWATsa, Minn., Fob 16. A conv/e%
ooren, tbe aged millionaire of tbla city, is known as Dr. August Towski, has been
again seriously III, srd bis relatives were identified ss John A. Lawtedki, who, six
telegraphed for snd srrived here yester- I years sgo, while a reaidsnt of Chicago,
day. His present illnes* is not connected took out policies upon liia lifs to the smount
with the partial stroko of paralysis which of 18.5 0 aud suddenly disuppeurod, his
hs suffered in July last, but is lbs result of : wife showing s uote fiom him staling that
a bronchial attack, which has conflued him hs was about to drown himself. Pail of
to bis bed for the Isst five weeks. his clothos were J **jnd upon one of tho lake
-♦♦♦- piers. His wife bt ought suit to recover a
The Reading Collieries. judgment for the amount of hia life insur-
Pur.AOSLPniA, Feb. 'M. The Reading ante. Hints* leaving Chicago he had mar-
Coal and Iron Company bave forty five col rl(K| unoiher woman at Chaska under ths
lisriss sad sll sre reported in operation ihis : name of Towski, and was sent to ths pent-
morning except six. General Manager Mo- | Unitary lor attempting to murder her be.
Leod ssys It Is only s question or a few eause she refused to act in collusion vr,|h
dsys when these also will 0« ia operation. : him 10 Ua'raud aa insurance vompujr,
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