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PLYMOXTTII, N. C, F:;Y, JUNE 28, 1880.
THE NEWS. ' v
Sirs, Job a Marries and hni iti.in
were drowned, ncor Wabash, Ind., while
.'I tfordmga stream in a light spring wagon.
I - At horB3 raco Sunday at Silver Ltiko.
"Moutann, by way of a sido diversion. Scoioi
iVrry, a prospector, 'fatally shot William
'iicCoyand slightly wounded two others.
8t vu.vt in tho far west are doing great
damn;,-u to grain. A row boat, In which
were four boys, collided in the East river
with a &d boat. Two of the boys, Benja
jamla ; Poster, and Robert Birnley, . were
drownod. The residence of Richard Wil
wi at Manotick, Ont, was burned, and Mrs.
Wilson and two young children perished.
Tho forty-third annual meeting of the
association of medical superintendents ol
American Institutions for the insane is being
fciold at Newport.- John Williams was shot
ind fatally wouuded by Mrs. , Hattie Camp
bell at Sardls, Miss. Tho Amalgamated
Association has admitted one. thousand nub
ruekers to membership. The New York
jury ia tho case of Wm. E. Howard, for ob
taining $0,500." from tho defunct . Electric
Sugar Company, fouud the defendant guilty
of grand ' larceny. Tho Pennsylvania,
Lehigh and Eastern Railroad Company was
organised at Wilkesbarre, Pa.' -The daugh
ter of a prominent summer resident at Cape
May has eloped with a French cook.- -p,
G. Shawn, of Mathews county, Va., a mail
carrier, was drowned in Cow Crcok.
Azariah McDaniel, Of ' Rockingham county,
Va., died at the ago of one hundred and two
years-' ' , .;': - ,
.. The Civil Service Commissioner have re
quested the President to place the census
force under the.,civil sorvice law.- The
Airockvllle Chemical and Superphosphate
Company's powder works,; in Brockvtlle, N.
Y exploded, wrecking the building. The
)rnttuj,9 manufacturers adopted a report
nmending fhe subsidizing of freight
tfjajpers and ships and abolishing
'tfuty on afl. raw material-- The Ciiip.
'psws Indians are on, the warpath,. and there
. -are fears of an uprising. They have alrealy
killed and scalped seven Swedish laborors.
Judge McLaln, president of the Savan
nah Saving Institution, has been arrestod for
receiving deposits kaowntng that ; the bunk
was insolvent. Charles WPtsteio, of Cin
cinnati,' committed , suicide. During a
thunderstorm In Cincinnati two children of
Lowe Emerson, a prominent carriage manu
facturer, were struck by , Kghtnihg. One
child ' may die, Watson " Goodspeed, : o
'Pittston, M& , an imitator of .' Dr. Tanner,
died after : fasting thirty-nine , days.
'Sauire J. G. Melone. one of the oldest maz-
1 tr.atfOn Jefferson county, Ky.', dropped
dead of; heart disease while testifying in
I Jourfc ine stanaara sugar xwnnery, or
?ton, has effected what Is believed to tib the
gest purchase of sugar evor made, having
.cured twenty-five thousand tons in Cuba at
,ve cents calling for some , 2 500,000,
iUv. W. P. Kramer, D. D., of the Reformed
rfl U' T ,.V T .... u
yer, ilasa., was instantly killed while cross-
Ine a railroad track. Six men were killd
a free fight in Texas. Mrs.' Kinfehoian
.nd her daughter, Mrs Goldberg,- wyCfc burn-'
to death at a Ure iu New Yorh There ,
Vre three executions In Goorafct; AJexan
r Henderson . was hangedr5i ;Bainbridgei
Uhm Dibill In TjJavlllo and 'John
teJTBjgrrLTl were colored men
on convicieu pi muruor.- a
ction, Dallas county, Ala., J. p.
ection man, shot and killed H.G.
bnductor. The trouble was about
aTonce was sliot and killed near
C.,' by Whitfleld Murrell ond
L'arpduter, who objected to him
m boys. Major -William S-
S. A., retired died in Washington.
hy led Newton G. Moorp to murder
Iwife at Lake G'fty, Col. John
i ami Richard M. Fowler, of Fay.
'luarreiled about the former's wife.
: to pistol, and Manfon. was killed
er wounded. David May, of
iia, was arrested in Montreal on a
having stolen (21,000 from a brick
firm in PhiIadelpbia.---'The June
Vs done great damage to &e farms
pa In, Southern Indiana. -The
liood of United Libor, T. B. Barry's
ba organization to the Knights of
J as organized In Chicago, and a mom
I of 7,000 reported. A Bronze me
.tQtho late ex-President Arthur ,was
d in the Rural Cemetery, at Albany,
j4Seven sailors, of the German war
ixie, lying at Norfolk, were lashed'
tempting to desert. Harrison Rob
I. a well known citizen of Piquasia, Va.,
reoen drowned.- Tha seventieth anni
rsafy of Odd Followship in Philadelphia
V ! appropriately observed. William
ges of Boone county, W. .Va., playfully
Ited a gun at his mother. She diodfrom
"wound in a, few hours. George Me
la, of Philadelphia, killed his wife by
ping her head inn brutal manner. A
, pany is bcln formed-to lay a cable bo.'
Jan San Francisco and Honolulu at a cost
61,500,000. The question of reviving
fold fornisOf servico in ''the' Lutheran
ireu caused a lively discussion in thj
) nt Pittsburg. A St. Louis jmlso
llecided that a gambler is entitled to his
I and all other paraphernalia, of tho
i-captured in a raid. The co-operative
; factory at Roading, Pa., started sev-'.-fxrsBKO
by cinriiiiikcrs on a strike,
jviol upon Sciturd.iy by the sheriff, and
nnnagoo.R'nt of the concern mado an as-
iiont. Lightning on Saturday struck
sires of tha South Park Presbyterian
i ch and fSt. Patrick's Cathedral in Now
' N. J. Tho cupola "and roof of tho
i,t th'f Irinmoulatj Conception in
r.-ik ciiy, vs'tfj t jittered by a bolt of
.''".'.5 instructimn fir
Kt;a to maintain the
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TBAI1E OF THE WEEK,
The Condition of Jrado Onlv
Anti-Trust Legislation Not, Di fee ted
Against Mercantllo Con tracts.
Stocks and Bonds Strong ami
' ,. v Money Easy at New York. .V
i Special telegrams to BradslreeVi con
itnue to report only a moderately favorable
sondition of general trade. ' The Increased
activity at Philadelphia, notably in lumber
ind iron and in general lines, is due to tha
reopening of railcommunicition, which was
Interrupted by floods in Pennsylvania. There
M also some improvement In demand for and
ihipment in staples at St. Louis, Chicago,
Kansas City, Galveston, .Dda Moines and
Uemphis, and at Louisville and Cincinnati
susiness is reported fair.
.Our low preliminary estimate of $15,000,
K)J loss of property by the floods ' in four
itatoa is more likely to be roduced than other
wise. The wheat crop prospect has not im
prove! since June 1, but the outlook for
:otton is rather better since the Louisiana
"lrouth has been broken. At Baltimore,
New .York and Boston trade is quiet, with
souutry produce, naval stores and furniture
relatively most active.
Numerous inquiries have induced Brad'
itmeVi to examine the "Anti-Trust" legisla
tion of Missouri, Kansas and Texas, and" it
ir found that such legislation is not, as ha
been widely and erroneously-published, di
rected against mercantile contracts generally
but is aimed against contracts or combina
tions designed to limit or control production
Under the Influincaot renewed speculative
Interest tha New York stock market isaotive
ind tends higher, attention being rapidly
transferred from one stock to another. Bonds
ire very strong under increasing investment
lemamls. Money at New York continues
iasyin spite of largo gold shipments, the
imounts of specie engaged aggregating
f3,y75,U0a Call loan, 2x2 per cent. For
sign exchange to Europe is very firm,
bough sterling is easier, demand sterling
oeing quoted at 4 83a4 80.
Wbiie sugar prices continue to advance,
laving gained Jfa7-l6o this week on smaller
visible stock, unfavorable crop reports,
(inner cables and pronounced activity for
refined, interest now centres on what we are
to receive and where " it is to come , from.
Reflnors' stocks are greatly depleted, and
the outlook is for a demand for. unusually
large supplies, with a dearth of them in
tight Sugar Trust certificates have ad
vanced from $35 5J in March to $110, with
higher figures in prospect- Luge coffee
srop reports and light distributive and spec
ulative demand again depressed the staple?
she decline being about 1 cant.
The Government cereal crop report tended
to depress prices, being interpreted as very
Favorable, but later, weather and crop re
ports, backed ' by speculative influences,
served to advance wheat on the week la2c.
Indian corn has been lower after an advance,
on light deliveries, bat shows a gain of
Rye is up Jo on bettor export demand. All
Australian wheat exports have ceased, sup
plies on band being needed at home; , San
Francisco wires that inquiries for wheat are
received at Montevideo; that 60,000 bushels
have been shipped to Rio, Janeiro, and that
the total of wheat stocks in California J una
1 ws only 3,487,383-bushels, indicating that
on'y 6(10,000 bushels will be aarried over July
1 Australia", has been'df awing wheat from
New Zealand and India as well as California,
Hog products ara. depressed on extraordi
narily heavy receipts of hogs at prominent
Interior markets. Dry goods are very quiet,
but generally strong in- price at New York
and Boston. ; Cotton goods stocks ara well
under control, aiid holders are confident.
Several grades of bleached goods' have been
advanced. Print clothes are in moderate
sale; firm at New York, hut rather easier at
Boston. , .. .
Woolen goods are in moderate demand,
but in fairly liberal movement, notably un derwear
and hosiery, and prices are well
held, Fl.inr.el manufacturers ask an advance
on present values, and these goods are in
satisfactory movement. Foreign goods are
rather duller than usual. Raw wool is firm
in price, but active only in the country.
Manufacturers' stocks are light An upward
tendency In price is noted.
Raw cotton is in good domestic and ex
port demand, at 1-10 j decline. Speculation
is excessively dull. ' Crop prospects have
Improved. . '
THE SAMOAN AGREEMENT.
Signed by the Three Natives Having
It Under Consideration. ;
The agreement between England, Ger
many and the United States on the Samoan
affair was signed at Berlin.
, The announcement that the agreement had
been ratified was mads at tho Cabinet meet,
ing by Secretary Blaine and it was said that
it was eminently satisfactory to this Govern
in its final shape. ,
The agreement will not be made public
through the State Department until confirm
ed by , the Senate.' While it ' is called an
agreement by oQioefs of tho .State Depart
injut Mr. . "Walker Blaine said that he
thought it would undoubtedly require ratifi
cation by the Senate. If the instrument sign
ed were one regulating the. conduct of two
countries towards each other, as for instance
botweom, the United States and oamoa, H
would properly bo designated as a treaty,
but where the instrument signified is to shape
tha conduct of three Governments, viz., the
United States, England and Germany, " to
wards a-'fourth party Samoa, it is held that
Ha prop nomenclature is an agreement At
the sama time, as it is a matter affecting the
foreign policy, of the . United States. It ta
said that it will ? need ratification by the
Senate and that, therefore, it cannot be made
publia prior to action by the Senate. -
The agreemeuc was cordially approved by
all the members of tho conference and by
their respectives Governments. The best of
feotjng prevailed at the termination of tho
labors of the commissioners. ;;
Terms of the Agreement. -
America having abandoned her principal
al jaetlous to the agreement previously ar
rived at tha plenipotentiaries had 'Only to
make uuessenUAi nioiiiiitatious in th word
ing of the "draft of the agreement The
draft guarantee an autonomous, ad minis -tratiou
of the lUt4il.! under t he joint control
of Germany and America, Eagland acting
as Arbitrator in tiia event of diifrn-uce
arising. The Samoans are to eloct their own
king and viceroy a id to ba represented In a
Senate composed of tli principal chiefs and
chamber's elect'Yi by tin people. " Samoa is
to have the right of levying duties of evitry
kind. Th ajtrwmnt also stipulates that
tha Germa,w bhall rooive money indemnity
(or the losses. A ; ."Q'.itl court will bj e; -poiatod
todefl inn land qu"!tija.
efirhcs of ajf U" -i1
Valley It'JUroiJ, t:
threw seweral oar
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HON: JAMES P. .WILSON.
- Senator James F. "Wilson wa3 born at
Newark, Ohio. Oct. 19, 1828. He received an
academical education, at the conclusion of
which he studied law, commencing its prac
tice in Iowa, where he had removed in 1S53.
Three years later ho was elected a member of
the convention to revise tbo State constitu-
tion. In 18T)7 be wag appointed by tho Gov
ernor of the State. Assistant Commissioner
of the Des Moines River improvement, being
elected in the sumo year to the State Legisla
ture. In 1M57. he wns- sont to the ; State
Senate. lie soon won tho confidence of that
bo ly, so that in 1801 b was made President
of the Senate. Wr. Wilson ht i always been
a determined Republican, and in 1801 he was
elected a Representative from his State to
the Thirty-seventh Congress for tho unex
pired term of S. R. Curtis, and reelected to
the Thirty -eight Congress. He. served as
chairman of the Committee of Judiciary. He
also served itr the two following Congresses;
he continued at the head of the Judiciary;
Committee, was also chairman vbf that on
unfinished Business. Mr.' Wilson ' was also
one of, tho managers of the ' impeachment
trial of Andrew Johnson, and in 1839 was
appointed a Commissioner, or the: Pacific
Railroad. In 1873 bo . was elected to the
United States Senate as a Republican to suo
iceed Jamos Harlan, of the same party, and
'took his seat March 4, 187o. Histerm of ser
ivice will expire on the 3 1 of .March, 1801. ,
' , CABLE SPARKS. .
The Egyptian cotton crop is In a healthy
condition. . . i ;
The Czar" and family, will arrive at Copen
hagen on August 20. .
Corl Ireland,-has subscribed 250 for the
Johnstown sufferers.. , -The
striking Paris cabmen did not resume
work as was expected,
. . A'dispatcb to tho London Lancet from
Rome says the Pope is well and hearty.
The Shah of Persia went on a hunting ex
pedition in the forests of Wilhelmshobe near
Cassel. ' ., .- . -. .
Mr. Gladstone addressed an open-air meet
ing at Launceston and was enthusiastically
received. . . .
The new Comptolr d'Escorapt was defin
itely organized' with M. De- Ncrnumdju as
president. t - - : j
- Count Herbert Bismarck has gone to
Koeningstein, In the Tauuus, where he will
make a three weeks' sojourn.
' A letter alleged to have been written by
the Prince of Wales says the Emperor of
Germany's bod , seriously attacked with
. disease. . ; . -,'
The Emporoc of Germany has been ad
vised by bis physicians to make a trip to
Norway for the benefit of his health before
The Paris police have received a number
of letters from General Boulanger to the
Boulangist national committee in the house
of Madame Bonlou.
Twelve hundred cabmen, who wore not
among the strikers, met at the Labor Ex
change and unanimously resolved to make
the strike general. - , ......-
Russia, Germany and Austria have sent
an identical note to the Swiss government
advising it to deal more severely with an
archists and socialists. ' ..
The committee of Senators and Deputies
of France, appointed to consider the recruit
ing bill, find it impossible to reach an agree
ment on its present basis. ' -
At a meeting of ship owners of Newcastle
it wes decided to form an association for the
protection of ship owners against the Sea
men and Firemen's Union.
Ex-Premier Garashanine, who was arrested
for inciting the Servian progressists to vio
lence on the occasion of the recent riot, hm
been released from custody. ' ; ,
The editor and staff of the Italian irreden
tist paper L'Independtmte, published in Tri
este, have been arrestoJ. The discovery of
criminal documents led to the arrests.
The French Cabinet discussed the difficul
ties of the Panama Canal Company. The
liquidator of the company read his report,
and tha result of his lindings was presented
to tho Chamber of Deputies,
The lord provost of Edinburgh has refused
to confer the freedom of the city upon Mr.
Parnell on the occasion of the visit of the
Irish leader in July. The senior magistrate
present at tho ceremony will, therefore,
S MM. Lagucrre nnd Laisant, members of
the Chamber of Deputies of Franco, who
with M. Deroulede and others were arrestod
at Anaiouleme for rioting, have -written to
M. Meline, president of the Chamber of
Deputies, protesting against their arrest as
an attacx upon the inviolability of Parlia
ment." :. - u. . -..j
At the hearing in Liverpool in tho case of
Mrs. Maybrick, who is charged with poison
ing her husband, Michael Maybrick, a broth
er of the decasod, admitted that he had given
to the police a copy of a dispatch which tho
accused had requested him to cable to New
York. lie bad sont the dispatch the next
dfy. ' , :
The French address, lnf reply to the me
morial from members oibo English Housa
of Commons expressing! regret at tho t
sence of the English ambassador 'from thn
ceremonies connected with the opening ut
the exhibition is msiuM by MO S!uatort, m
well as tbo l!50 Deputius, previously men
tioned.. , .
The powdor whV thn -ockviUe Chrrn-i-al
and i'w :;), ' t Jinjiany, nbntit
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INTERESTING NEWS i. COMPILED
PROM MANY SOURCE.
Hattie May Corley was drowned in Buf
falo Creek at Davidson, near Rowlesburg,
Preston County, W. Va.
The chamber of commerce of Durham,
N. C, is urging the erection of a union pas
senger depot in that city .
-The Lynchburg, Va., Marl and Phos
phate company has been organized with a
paid up capital of $'20,000. '; .
J , M. Guest, gs rdener at the Allegheny
"Spring, Va., committed suicide by taking
laudanum. - lie was from Gloucester county.
So far as learned there is not a mill in
Stafford or Spotsylvania . counties in Va.,
tiiat has not been seriously damaged hy the
Chatt&hoochee is one of the oldest townB
in Florida, but never bos had a church build
ing for whit4 folks. The Methodists are
going to tut up,one this year,
C. Baker ubot and killed Terry Smith,
a member of. the order of Locomotive Engi
neers, during a quarrel at Aberdeen, Miss.
Baker declared he acted in self defense. - ,
-While playing with some boys; William
Bouldin, colored, fell on the railroad track
at Blackstone, Va., and died in a few min
tes. ft is thought . he broke an artery in
his fall. ; . t :
Iron . work for the one hundred arid
ninety car's to bo built by the Roanoke, Va.
Machine Works for the Norfolk and Western
Railroad has been begun in the blacksmith
and foundry departments. - . ,
William Bush died suddenly In Augusta
'county, Va. A jury of inquest rendered a
verdict that Bush died from poison adminis
tered by Peachy Atkinson and Ida Busch,
his wife. .
Harry Lambert, watchman at Rock
creek bridge, Metropolitan Branch, B. and O.
Railroad, who was struck by a passing train
some days ago, died at his home in Wheaton
district, Montgomery county, Md.
At Marion Junction, Dallas county, Ga.,
J. P. Stevens, a section man, shot aud killed
H. C. Segnor, a conductor on the Mobile and
Birmingham Railway. The trouble was
a 'out a woman. -'
During a recent thunder storm, the
lightning struck and killed four fine three-year-old
steers, one cow and calf for Capt.
J W. Marshall, of Mingo, ' Randolph
county, W. Va. r 7
--Miss Jane Woods, a young lady of Wet
zel county. W. Va., has just completed a nice
quilt, containing 23,140 pieces. Sbe com
menced it when seven years old, having
worked at it for fourteen years.
Three horses valued at about $200 each,
owned by Win. Davis, near Fountain Mills,
Frederick county, Md., were struck by light
ning while standing under a tree in a field
during a thunder storm and instantly killed.
Constable George Brill, of Hagerstown :
Md., while gathering an armful of grass for
bis horse was stung in the arm by a snake,
wbich escaped under the stable. . By iinmo
diately applying antidotes, he will pull
through all right. .
One of the prisoners confined in Monroe
county, W. Va. . jail managed to get posses
sion of a table knife, with which he dog a
hole through a brick wall, and stealing the
keys from, the jailor's room let two other
During an altercation near Plains, Fau
quier county, Va.,' between Robert and C
E. Turner, Jr., and their brother-in-law, E.
P. Turner, Robert was shot and killed by E.
P. Turner, who, in turn, was shot in . the
breast and.hand. . E. P.Turner was arrested.
Messrs. Stall and Duvall, of Frederick,
Md, made a narrow escape from death.
Their horse and wagon was cro8injcthe
railroad-as Mrain of car came aound the
curve. By quickryj?fhiping from the wagon
and holding the animal a fatal accident vriis
Robert Terrell, a section boss on the C.
& O., while sleeping on the track at Ceredo,
W. Va., was struck by a train and fatally
injured. It is believed lie was intoxicated.
His remains were taken to Virginia, bis for
mer home, for interment. The deceased
was 38 years of age and unmarried. .
-i The young daughter of Rinton Langfitt,
of Hancock county, W. Va., with her
brother, stopped at a burning gas well, and
the boy turned on the gas full force, which
flashed out and caught the girl's clothiug,
burning her to death. v
At Dalton, Ga, Hon. S. E. Fields, State
penator, was shot and killed by his step-son,
Dennis Taylor, whom, he attempted to chas
tise. Young Taylor was arrested and taken
to Dalton. His mother is prostrated with
her double sorrow. ' r .
The director's of the Lynchburg (Va)
Land Company have decided to erect ten
dwellings on their property in West Lynch
burg at once. The foundations of the sine
works are now being laid, and the plans of
the paint works are being prepared.
At Helen wood, Tenn., a mob broke into
tb3 jail and took Lloyd and Reynolds, the
double murderers, and hanged them to a
tree near by. A note was pinned to the
bodies threatening vengeance on any in
former. . Public sentiment justifies ' the
- William Bagges, a son of-Mrs. J. D.
Bagges, of Boone county, W. Va.,' came
.home from a hunting expedition, and play
fully pointed bis gun at his mother. The
weapon was discharged, and the ball passed
through her body, death resulting in a few
An attempt was made to burn the Marion
county, W. Va. court housv A quantity
of oil was poured under the door and ran
down over the floor. Two lighted matches
were then shoved under the. door but by
some means failed to connect with the oil
and the attempt was fruitless, v ' .
i The daughter of ex-Sheriff E. W. Janney
of Elkton, Md., has a kitten which is a enn
oaity. The animal was born without a tail,
and its front paws are double. It moves
more like a rabit than a cat. ' Its mother,
likewise, has double front paws, but is other
wise like acat.
Joseph Smith, aned forty, was shot and
killed by Samuel Kronpeckor near Roane
Court-house,- W, Va. Kronpecker had left
his wife and six children in a destitute eon-,
dition, and Smith had been caring for them,
Kronpecker passed by his house, and seeing
Smith talking to his wife, raised a rifle and
shot bim dead. The murderer is in jail.
Hugh Russum, while ploughing recently
in his hold a few miles south of Greensboro,
N.. C, turned up a very large spear bead
made of stone. The sbaJp point had been
broken off but the ides are still keen and the
implement ia in a good state of preservation.
The length is six inches and . the breadth
two. v '.
-Preston Yonco was shot and killed near
Trenton, a C, by - Whitfield Murrell and
William Carpenter. It is loarnad in Angus
ta, Ga., that tho parties who did the shoot
in x wore On a sproe and objected to being
1 irt-ssed as hot- 1 .-; wa 'n Augusts
looking for the Vv fled.- -
The streets i V
with silver por
tuiio of theyt
. -Mibhiig cot;
the streete were enveloped In. flames. By
prompt action of the citizens, a conflagra
tion was avoided, but the straw and fodder
in the hotel stable, were consumed.
While employed in the h Belle pottery
in Wheeling, W. Va , Frank Koch caught
bis hand in the elevator rope near the drum,
and be was drawn around until his head
came within reach of the cable. This caught
his head and sliced a portion of the skull
beyond the1 ear.- He was extricated, but his
iu juries were fatal.
Duriug a thunder storm a colored man
living near Marydel, Caroline county, Md.,
was struck by lightning while harrowing in
a corn field and instantly killed. His name
was Gibbs. The horse be was workiog was
killed also. Another colored man working
in the same field was knocked down by the
Shock. '.''-. ..,' . ., .
At Now Cumberland, W. Va, a gravel
t ain on the Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St.
Louis Railroad ollided with a south-bound
passenger train, killing Charles Rodgers and
fitally-. Wounding -Wm. Brown. Both en
gines and five cars were demolished. Con
ductor Prince and Engineer Montgomery of
the gravel train are under arrest.
Atlanta, Ga, is to have a factory for the
manufacture of sewing machines. The
machinery for the factory has been pur
chased, a building has been secured and in
three months the company will begin opera
tions. It will begin with one hundred em
ployes, wbich is expected to be increased to
at least five hundred in two ; yeara '
Lafayette Pruoty and a man named
Wright Children got into a difficulty on
Coburn's run in Braxton county, W. Va., 10
miles from Salt Lick bridge. Prunty struck
and killed Children with a hand-spike. : fie
was. arrested for murder, lodged behind the
bars at Braxton Court-house, where he
awaits the action of the grand jury.
Mr, John Heasry, living ' near Sandville,
Ct-rroll county, Md., while feeding his horse
put his band into a barrel and felt a sting
ing sensation. Quickly emptying the barrel,
he was surprised to find a venomous copper
head snake three feet in length. lie killed
lit, and immediately applied various reme
dies to counteract the effects of the poison,
but his arm is much swollen and painful,
Two men named Dronsonhelder and Gee
bad a quarrel, the latter accusing the former
of alienating his wife's affections. They
afterwards met in a store in Hamilton, W.
Va., and the quarrel was renewed, during
which Dronsenbelder fired four shots from
his revolver at Gee, who fell bleeding to the
floor. Gee then drew his pistol and killed
Dronsonhelder with his first shot.' Gee can
not recover, - - . 1 ,
Edwin Bryce, of Swansboro', Vs.. bad
a violent coughing spell, lasting several
hours, during which he coughed up a two
inch English galvanized horse nail, which be
had swallowed fifteen months ago. Physi
cians endeavored to find it without success,
and it was thought that he was mistaken.
His health began to fail, and as he had sev
eral spells of couching, his case was pro-,
nouueed consumption, for which be had been
treated. ; .
Near Hallies Cburch, Accomao county,
Va., Mrs. Lillie Stevens made a serious as
(ult upon Mrs. John Henry Mears, because
the latter had expressed herself to neighbors
that ber husband was too intimate with
tdrs. Stevens. Mrs. Stevens beat Mrs. Mears
unmercifully with a stick and might have
killed her bad she not been stopped in time.
Hhe was arrested and released on bail for the
V tion of the grand jury. . v;;?
DISASTERS AND CASUALTIES.
Mrs. - Kirshman and ber daughter, Mrs,
Goldberg, were burned to death in a fire in
Norfolk street, New York.
.During a thunder-storm in Cincinnati,
two children of Lowe Emerson were struck
by lightning. One of them is thought to be
fatally injured. . , ' -
Two bodies, a man and woman, supposed
to be, victims of the Johnstown flood, were
found In. the river near Cincinnati. There
was nothing by which they could be identi
fied; '.-.. ; ,
A gravel vtffljn collided with a passenger
train on the Pittsburg, Cincinnati anJ Sr..
Louis Railway, nifr awCumlyrind. W.
Va. Charles iiodgers was.,ueu and William
Brown fatally wounded. Both were engi
neers, . '. -. i. - .
Raphael F. Ferraudini, aged 8 years, while
trying to catch a floating ball in a gutter,
after a rain storm in Baltimore, was swept
into a Be wer. and drowned. His boJy was
not recovered. .
D. L. Phillips was killed and his wtfo bady
injured on the Boston and Albany Railroad,
near Worcester, Mass. They were return
ing from the funeral of a sister of Mrs.
Phillips, and were crossing the track. Mr.
Phillips was 74 years old.
Three men jumped from a freight train
at Suter, Pa., just as an empty engine w
passing, and fell under the engine. Joseph
Barker and another man, name unknown,
were killed, and Isaac Williams was fatally
injured. All were stealing a ride from Cou
neilsvllle. Harry .Stevens and his cousin, Charlie
Clemens, aged about 13 years, were rehears
ing a border drama, in the attic of their
home in Cincinnati, and, becoming excited,
discharged their revolvers. Stephens was
dangerously wounded in the abdomen, and
Clemens was shot in the hand,
Kev. Dr. W, F. Kramer, pastor of the
Reformed Church in . Lebanon, Pa, was
struck 'And killed by a railroad train while
driving at the head of. a funeral procession
across a crossing in that city. - He was 70
years of age and had been pastor of the
church in Lebanon for 38 years. .:
, A collision between two freigh trains nesr
Havre-de-Grace, Md., on the Philadelphia
division of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,
resulted in killing Joseph McKean, brake
man, and , wrecking several cars, two of
them loaded with provisions for the Johns
town sufferers. The train hands say the tel
egraph operator gave the wrong signals. .
A passenger train was wrecked near Oak
land, M., by a washout. The Injured were
Engineer Wm. Underwood, Lewiston, arms,
legs and breast, not dangerous; Fireman S.
Coburn, South Unity ,legs badly crushed;
Mail Agent Patterson, Belfast, legs and left
band badly hurt; Mail Agent Speare, Gar
diner, legs crushed, dangerous; Mail Agent
Libby, Portland, ribs broken and head cut;
Express Messenger Roscde Stevens, one leg
torn off and the other badly crushed. -
Careless blasting of rock in a vacant lot
adjoining a four-story brownstone dwelling
on West Sixtieth1 street, New York, caunod
damage estimated at about $23,000. Tbo
house was owned: by C. W. French, who
occupied it with bis family. The explosion
was followed by a strange upheaval and shak
ing of the ground and a rocking of the walls.
Heavy chandeliers fell from their fastenings;
the stone porch was demolished; the cellar
wall bulged six inches or more, and the eu
tire side of the house was a face of broken
brick. Tb blasting was done only four teuS
from ho house. . ;-?'
-' iountatn paseiger trala
. curve on Poplar street, I...,
,Uforo reaching the Union LVp
ngi!ie left the track urd r.vi irt.j
"m buiM'i!. John Utohard w.-i
.'ihree traiu una .w-ro liang-r.-' .
Von Bnlow says a t - , not a t.
is an illness.
Queen Maria Pia, 1 .
"Graham R. Tomso'i,"
fame, is a "Mrs." aud a b;
. JoelT. Headly, the hi-v
ton, still lives in his old hm
,1 is a t
sf Ws, 1
The coraroander-in-ciiit of t;
Morocco's army is Jid McLw; m
, a He
man. ' ' ' .
Mnt Francis Hodgson I',ir"- ft In '
visiting Oudia during ber f j ' road t
Edna Lyall's new novel will btrn iee -laid
in Norway, where the aulU-i- a ep ;
her summers, .
Kate Greenaway has been elect-1 a-ojoi fi
ber of the Royal Institute of l iii. ters i
Water Colors. .,.
Secretory Rusk has been visiting l.i Wi .
cousin neighbors for the first tiuie ;-je b ?
was made a Cabinet minister.
M. Taine. whose stud v of Enelish III
has been little less than profound, ij: i
speak a word of the language.
Secretary Blaine and family wiil
Washington the latter part of the nu.
spend the seasou at Bar harbor,
' Prince Albert Victor will make" to-. ;"
India during the coming winter. Tho t
will include visits to the native states.
John Alton Wolf Grip, the new Mini
from Sweden and Norway to this count! .? ,
a tall, broad-shouldered, handsome yv.
man. . .: .
Sir Julian Paunceforte, who is a gi
walker, has. wandered all over 'Washii;;s".
and is met at all hours in the most unexi -:
ed place. , . .
Five hundred women in Tokio and Y '
hama have subscribed to a fund for the ;
chase of a handsome Bible to be preserl
the Empress of Japan.
Postmaster-General Wanamakor tm
expresses his opinion of the New York i'
office In these words: "The builJ..
magnificent, from without."
Kaiser William II. bought up all f
peaches at Montrenil, France, the othT
to entertain King Humbert with. . Tl u..
corner was produced and peaches sold f .,-r
apiece. ' . . - . :
The Shah is everywhere accompanied I .
boy of only five or six years of age, a fa"
soothsayer of Teheran having told tie '
that he will have nothing to fear so
that little boy is by his side. ; ,
The oldest living peer is George Rupi
zon. Baron Teynhan, who has just cosnj :
bis 91st year. He entered the English
only a few months after the battle of V. l. "
loo, and retired more than 00 years n;;
The late Mr. Maybrick, husband vf .
Maybrick, who is charged with havi : : ;
oned him, was a brother of the song vw
and baritone singer of the same nanur-, -known
as Stephen Adams, . the autti. x
M-iss Dallas.. .ockaaJiM her wed
gown made by a woman wi5-Jas done
of ber sewing since ber childhood;--""vl
wardrobe was prepared on an tcu. j
scale. As Duchess of Portland sho will ;
not have to be so careful about her eh-j '
bilL ,, - .'..
APPOINTED TO OFFICE:
Changes Made in the tloverum;
Sorvice by I lie President. A
The Presideut has made the following
Royal A. Jonbson, of Arizona, to be sur
veyor general of Arlaona
James J. Stokes, of Dakota, to be rece! v er
of public moneys at Grand Forks, Dak.
Thomas J. Butlsr, of Arizona, to be re
ceiver of publio moneys at Prescott, Arizona.
To be Indian Agents William McKusick,
of Dakota, at the Sisseton Agency, in Da
kota; Stanton G, Fisher, of Idaho, at the
11 Azency.inr Idaho; Wm. It. liisnop,
btat the Klamath Agency, in Ort-
Mission Tulen River; ffonsolidated) Aency,
in Calirornia, embraciogv Uoopa Valley.
Lucius Falrchild; of MadishmvYij , to bn
commissioner to negotiate witXyChtTX " ' '
Indians, vice John D, Miles, declined. . "
The AttoriKy-Genral appoiuted Juf-r.i i. j
Firestone assistant Uoitoi , States at;., -v
for the Southern iistrict of Ohio, at va.
u nib us, and Marshal M, MotB assists n 1 1 1 r.
States a ttorney for tha Western Diu .
North Carolina at Baifsbury.
John A. iLacey, T. J. Gamble and li. ifc
Curtis, niembw M f fc Board of Pension;
Appeals, in the laiarksr-..IJepartment h&vm'i.
been uotified f-Ammmmt,- Secretary Bamef
that, owing to a redoci In the meiBbwi
last Appropriation act, their resi:, ;:; wmf
will be accepted to take effect Juiv Sat'
Their places will be filled by detail. -j "i
the Pension Bureau, as follivs; ( '; -Hickox,
of Connecticut; A. li. I:
New Jersey, and H. L, Bruco, of I!
Prohibition Amendment. Urate?
i' a IMg Majority. '
The Prohibition amendment In Pen
vanla was defeatd at the polls by a un
ity of from 150,0000 175,000. ; This is gro
than even the most sanguine of the Ik;
men anticipated. Philadelphia alone f
02,525 majority against theamendment. '
total vote in Philadelphia was as follow.:
, For the prohibitory amendment, .",
against the prohibitory amendment, 11V
ma jority against, 'JdjoO.'
For the amendment alKIishing p
112,471; ac;aiitKt the amendment a
poll-tax l'J.Oi:); majority for, !2,5 !
Every ' fresn batch of advice
state Bhowod atitl-Prohibition g
agricultural rontons wher a
vote was expected, the fi;;ti.
far below expectations. Ali-'gu-.
and Pittsburg gav 8.3,000 for
every county iu the anthracite re'
whelming against prohibition. 4
Returns from (4 of the 67 c
state gives a majority of lf- r,
prohibition amendment, l-'o,-(not
including Allegheny), s
of 4,525 in favor of the at-'
tax. The rural district- t
against this amendment, .
maining counties show a :
poll-tax will remain in f -
While crossing tha I
track, near Canton.
Edward Stiob, I
nd two orp'i'
h id a h-ptrt'''
a iid ? v-
t Fore Ua
Xton, bam i