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fe AND FOR TRUTH."
'' Thomas Hdson, Business Mamacmi
PLYMOUTH, N. 0 iDAY, JULY 5, 1889.
iiKo by Roanoke Publishing- Co. ,
'Hrlfis Ardell, charged with the murder
peddler, was taken from jail in Shep
.svillo, Ky.", by masked men and banged.
triple collision on the Pennsylvania
-oad, near Pittsburg, resulted In J,he less
?ven lives. Ex-President Hayes re--d
messagosof sympathy from President
prison and others. The city of Fremont
nrnlg. William Henry Wood,
'lent ot the Alabama Mining Company,
,d dead lu his olfl ,e In York.-
; I-a Smith, of Troy, N. Y., confessed
o crime of arson, but says she -was under
Ouence of chorodyue laudanum at the
.-r-r:The Snpreme Court of Indltma do
"cenia to be a special tax, and
mtract. Lieut. Edward Palmer
''-, or Warrenton, Va.,, indicted for
Afttary manslaughter has been acquitted.
"wwrjwmp, n Juicaster, Pa., butch
pied hU wire In BpringfloiJ, fiL and
.uiuiu.vwa suicide. Col Bherwin
'lVapromuient Virginian, died in Rich
The Standard Oil Company is said,
fig to obtain control of tho WiP
as Company's stock. 8. Robins
iron ana sfcsel uiauufacturers in
ida, have failed
4n Winchester Dana Jackson, who
Ciir connected with many of the Pana
al schemes, died at Newton, Mass.
io Lind, of Kansas City, Mo.; after
I with her husband, saturated her
I with coal oil, applied a match, and
lied to death. Wind and lightning
playing havoc In Indjana, Illinois
-Heavy rains nave caused the
l River, Ark., to flood Van Buren
i one man lost his wife and aovan
HA two-etory, wooden' tenement
ll; two persons were ktllet and
-"-Tbe Johnstown pysK
Jfcten thousand people
A-i -Cashier Wright,
Jm and Meehon les Ban it
iitenced to nix years In
iH .woo BBraftrem.
ark, wus taken from
lied., Kate Rynbock,'
J, poured gasoline into
VW3 sasouno stove befnr ,
La n X used
in that city, and both
ined.- The two h
miversary of theesi
!Iio Rfhrtol In tWV9
ti- r, Mbbs.
ikn. a farmnr
nptv Tl Antrim lown-
i killed while plowing
locks of frame build-
ancouver, W. T. , were
fosses $70,00a ; Ed-.
been appointed com
Istics In West Virginia.
armer oi csoenanaoun
kvl C. J. La Breton, mld
arrestod in New Orleans
I i,n the city park.
insane, Mrs. O. B. Beck'
IjTansas, killed ber child
aicide. -Two young men
omen in a rowboat on the
swept over the Fairmount
ie drowned. -A new insect
la damage to. the growing
o. Illinois . and Indiana.
ton, book-keeper . for A. F.
ture dealer of Newark, N. J.,
ed with $2,000 of bis employer's
Ilowicb: and Benjamin Kllnger,
j lercer county, Ohio, ivere killed
The wind blew at tho rata
losau hour at Sioux City,. Iowa,
damage was done. Barbara
Fayetto county, Iowa, shot and
iiusband. She was his third wife.
Utn barge D. W. Powers and the
imerioa collided on Lake Michigan,
'.itain of the Powers received fatal
Miss Maggie Harrison, of Chica
I a of President Harrison, made a
rape from drowning at Lake Min
jTTTtev. William B. Howard was
A to nine years in Sing Bing for cbra
fii tho Electric sugar refining, frauds.
. Rown, of Cincinnati, has been ap
f master of transportation, of the
1-ako and Ohio Railroad. Dan
ick, William Stoin and James Ilal
'he Canon Diablo, Colorado, train rob
( who robbed an express train on the At"
o and Pacific-Railway, have boen sen
d to twenty-ilrj years each in tho poni
try. There were 195 business failures
je Uaittl State and 25 in Canada the
eek.- OfUchil returns, of the vote in
syivunia show that the majority against
'bition was lS'J.lL'J; against the sullrage
vndment 235,5 40. 8 lata ' Treasurer
,'hq'S. Dumber g, of South Carolina, , drop
l dead of heart disiase at his home in Col-'i!ia,-1
An escaped nogro lunatic was shot
'oath near Columbia, S, Q, for an at
tted asttault upon
nr, of Mllford,
a woman. rJeplha
Del. was killed in a
ay ncclduut. Captain Joseph Fisher.
iAnu'ricnn sclioonor Baltic, arrived at
Motown, Mui"., reports that his vessal
ed upon by Haytiens at San Domingo.
viug obtained no ro-iresn, the matter
oen ruferrod to Secretary Blaine.
Fulton Cotton Mills, of Lancaster, Pa.
,t owner, George Culder, Jr., recently
aii assignment, have closed down, and
himdffd persons are thrown out of ein-
uMit.- James Cochran, captain and
'i Downey, sailor on tho schooner Sea.
Bride,' while drunk, were drowned in
lawarc river, near Wilmington.
.1 spfi U.e inr.n
j ii tin ron.'v
i lit. .:-
BURNED IN THE CARS.
From 20 to 30 Lives Lost on
the Pennsylvania Road.
Threo Freltfht TiAltts Collide Near
Laltorera Froni That City 1
Mcott Iath. ia the.
'..'Wreck. . V - r "
it there is a strange fatality connected
Johnstown' vis igain proved, when be
tween 15 and IK) of the men who were work
u the dobris f ere killed in a railroad
lit.' S: - j. ,
disaster oqrMrred near Lntrobs, Va.,
about! o'clock ii the morning and it was a
'At tfc hour aroed freight train 308, west
boundAeft Latrobe and hod just reached the
bridge A bout fifty yards west when it col
lided wlh extra freight train No. 1313, com
ing to td opposite direction. . Another east
bound wrttt was standing on a side track
on the nage, and the wrecked trains crash
ed ttSfRtst it, causing one locomotive and a
numbelof cant to go over the embankment
tutu iu nrrnK. dintMncm or Ml Ine,t
thn htvit infnrmatinn t.hnt in hn ""
taiDwilif anrmnrfl. that SI 1 ttn.ru wpp'"
over tH bridge and are piled upw'
in the later. The conauctru-
train ated that in all pr'
me"l still andor ttw"
at Dei station.'1" ere
when hew ..of (hum
Koton , it is more than
.wich the number
atateo , . . ' w :
?A C&4 rnria- In tha fnfra nf thn
train v ltUt to go down, and it was
scattered xyer the pile of shattered cars.
Ihen the di)rig took Are, and, notwithstand
ing the effota nf tho ivnnln tn int out thn
flames, it is L;UI burning. ' Arms and legs can
6roprua,n irom ino aeons, no
of tV crew remains to tell of thoso
nt don f ollowing is a use or tne
JitmBP - riaillwell. eneineer. Manor. Pa,
LilankFralicll. "reman; Hugh Kelly, Phila
r t i j 1 1 1 r nnlriinwn Tramna
- :' - - ; - - - Rrowe. Thomas Miller.
Pittsburg; Jafn08 Flannagan. ' Jobn Clarey,
Pitta burg- PeP" Monday, Pittsburg; John
Mullen, Plttsf Howard, Pitteburg
John Thomaf. McKeesport; T. T. Miller,
Tihnpp-v Ttis vviDie. aHiern lnnmna.
It is probab
' . I. .L.fc ne . f 1
a iiuub iiuui tft vu uv . jraupra
tbe wreck. The water of the
were Kiuea m
creek at the pi1
int where the accident occjuiv
feet deep, and it is expected
dies are in tho bottom of the
red is about l
that 10 or 12 L
Four of thI
injured taken from one car
there were in the car and in
stated that 11
another box c
,r probably there were 15 or
t two of the bodies taken
f were terribly burned by the
ered the wreck.. .
HQ men. One
from tho wre
lime which co
Kxecut ions Mrs Whlto-
bl lied Nose Mike. .
Jace Whiteling was banged
of the county prison, Pbila-
in tho corridor
f he drop fell at 10.07 o'clock
and the body w3 lowered and removed at
10 41 Tho w(fman 8 waring inrongnouc in
terrible ordea.Ma8 a mos6 remarkable ex
hibition of foiititl(l0 and resignaUoo to her
fate.. : ;
At ten o'cloc"1 'ne condemned woman was
haar and prii
the procession I
gave her no ai
tlie cell and Sheriff Krumb
n physician Paxson beaded
the scaftold. Mrs. White--
d by two ministers, but they
woatever. she walked firmly:
and showing ru
"Ihi-sitntton. Arriving at the
l,Jd the ten or adoz'iti stops
King that each of ber spirit
Ved a gentle hold of either
V deputies then 'placed a
scoltolrt she am
ual advisers re
arm. The she
leather ttrap a!
and shack 11 1
"PTli J I
with uplifted eves reoeated
a prayer umh ireu py iteT. Air. Jones, xne
black cap was then adjiisted, and at ' 10.07
the trap was r prung and the drop fell. The
fall was about Hyp, feet and the physicians
stated that de ,th was instant from strangu
lation, though the'tat-art continued to beat
spasmodically for some time thereafter. The
body was low. .rd at . 10.41 and turned over
.i,ce . ne,inettt of the Norristown
Hospital for tl io insane, for an exminatloft
of the brain, after which the body was
given to nml ertakor Kehr and buried by
the side of the murdered husband and chil
The crime f( .r which Mrs. Whiteling suf
fered the extri me penalty of tho law was the
deliberate pois oning of her hutaad and two
children with irsorln for the purpose of se
curing the smU insurance which she car
ried on their 1 ves.
lied N0ed Mike's Fate.
Michael Rlziiello al a "Ked-Nosed Mike,
was bancd in! thn jail yard at Wilkesbarre,
Pa. It will bel well remembered that he was
tho notorious Italian who on the l'th of Oc
tober last mukiorod Paymaster J. R; Mc
Clure and Stable Boss Hugh Flanagan on the
mountain ' road abow this city: His last
nibt on earthj was spent in prayer. He re
f used to pfirtalU)C br jakfast, taking only a
cup of milk, arid J iwyiutc t thefueriff that
ho was ready iWl hurry bis work without
any delay, as fm was prtired to die. i He
was cooragt-ot to the very last moment,
walking to the fymffytdL. accompanied by Ret,
Father O'Harah? 4 a nty. Father Cho
risco, of Scranfc, Fathers Dunn and
Chorist,of ii - Wving bis cell
Hangman Askj. York, ai justed
the short nooe.,' -i ut KizVllo's oeck and
placed the blackcap upon biho'V On be
ing led under lp hanging roijs from which
daasled the hoof, a few prayers were offered
by the priests. ; Atkinsod then stopi quick
ly in front of fie murderer and unbuttoned
his loose coat, ttftied tho loop at the end of
tho noose and Inssed it over the hook over
his head. A siinal witU uplifted hand was
. ... j n.r .. i T .
given , to toe -'langtnnn g assistant, wbo
brought a shar axe down upon the slander
rope supporting the- four huiidrod pound
.....int. .. . . 1 ..i 111 in A r tr: ii
swaying to an. fro in the air. svsral con
vulsive . moveiBAnts w. r tlie only siirus of
1 ife, though he (Mad very hard. Atllo'elock
he wasproooutfiied dead by Dr. Kirwan, the
I i . , m. . .
. f Thm remains wero then
cut down and
tion by the ph
fcoed in a cofliu. Kxamina
Hoians sbpwed that tiw neck
and cfcath resulted from
!is bodylwas tlen takn by
! id resru. ? jd t tbe Catholio
iai.. i .
i .he piosi'r i l arc
wus not iTofc
C- -ititry for
JOHN DE MORGAN, NOVF
A,'-s.Jl' ' , '' ' ; . f j
; We present herewith a faithful p
Mr. John Do Morgan, who, aUhof
few years a cltijrt of this cf
achieved art enviable repututionf
tiil writor of ; fiction. Mr. , De
native of Ireland, and about
His whole life has been one of
several years he was looked u
and Ireland m the tribune or
peoulo. To read his life Ii
roinance. It is full of. thr
and daring achiufetneiits.
him a prominent lrtonib'
Keform Leagu tlghtlng for the enfranchise
ment of the men of England. In 18(W he
lectured in Belfast -and the whole of Ulster
in favor of the disestablishment of the
Irish Church, and has the testimotiey of Mr,
Gladstone that it was by his eloquence and
work th it the Liberals won several seats in
UUter. - " ' ;
From 13(53 to 1873 we find Mr. Dj Morgan
lecturing, workinir and organising public
opinion in Ireland; often arrested for his7
Nationalist views, but never dauuted. ,
:. In 1872 be founded tbe Nat.oual Republi
can Brother hool in ISngland, and within
two years enrolled 8 W.Oiit) members. But
his greatest adhievements were in tbe Com
mon's Rights Agitation. Millions of acres
of laud batii been stolen from the people by
rich landowners. With an energy almost
unprecedented. Air. De Morgan ait to work
to reclaim that land and restore the herit
age to the people. At Hackney, in Loud on
he pulled down the fences and burned them;
at i lumatead be fought tbe Uovernment It
self, drove the.' War Department from the
Common, and never rested until it was re
stored to the people. The Queen appointed
him the oflicial to throw open PI urns tead
Common to tbe people. In connection with
this Common tbe Government arrested Mr.
De Morgan and ' sentenced him to two
months' imprisonment and to pay a fine of
$250. Sixteen days afterwards he was re
lease! on a Sunday by order of the Queen,
and an apology made. He was welcomed
from; jail by hundreds of thousands of
Mr, De Morgan compelled the Queen to
obey a law which she bad violated from the
time of her accession, and. also made the
Prince of Wales return some money which
he had received for National property which
be bad illegally sold. He forced the Duke ot
Cambridge (tbe Queen's cousin), to restore
Richmond Park to the people, and in five
years over 100,000 acres of land was taken
by him from the rich lords and restored U
the people from whom they had stolen it.
- Mr. De Morgan was elected a member of
tbe Board of Education in Leeds. He was
nominated by the Irish Home -Rulers and
English. Radicals for Parliament, but with
drew in favor of Mr. Gladstone. In 1S30 be
came to the United States. His eloquence
bas been heard on behalf of Ireland, of
Labor Reform, and the great land move
ment, all through the Eastern States.
Mr. De Morican was for several years a
contributor to the English Family Herald,
Bow Bells, and other story papers, and was
on the staff of several leading pipers.. In
this country he has written, a number of
very successful novels. ...
t Man Whose Widow Married Again
Found in Mexico.
About nine years ago John W. Ilillman,
of Lawrence, Kan., who had secured insu
rance on bis life for $32,000, went to Indian
Territory with several companions. &oon
word came back that he was dead, he having
been accidentally shot by one of bis com
rades. The body w brought to Lawrence,
but many people refused to believe that it
was Hillman's. This reached the ears of the
insurance companies, and when the alleged
widow presented tbe policies the companies
refused to pay them, alleging that tbe body
was tbat of a young man who bad been mur
dered by Hillmau and co-conspirators. The
matter was taken into court, and three long
and sensational trials were bad, the latest
one last : winter, when the State Supreme
Court decided In favor of Mrs. Huiman, or
Mrs. Smith, as she had become by marriage
to a Leavenworth traveling man. Eight
years ago J. M. Miller, of , Lawrence, Kan.,
became possessed with tbe idea that Hillman
was still living, and as he had money Bet out
to find blm. Several men were arrested at
his instigation, but eocn proved not tbe man.
May 28th last, just as tbe New York Life
Insurance Company was about to pay its
policy, word came from Miller that he bad
found Hillman, and had caused his iirrest at
Toaibetone, Arizona,; . Miller stated that
Hillman had been living in Sonora, Mexico,
lince be disappeared.:: Detective Franklin,
of the Santa he system, went to Tombstone
and seemed to identify the prisoner. Some
time ago the man was brought secretly to
Lawrence, but no one ever saw him to iden
tify bim. . Last Tuesday word came ;that he
had escaped, and , every one supposed that
Jbe arrested man " was not Hillman. Tbe
sase bas become more mysterious now than
Bver, as an attorney of one of the insurance
companies sent word to several papers that
Hillman hod been recaptured,: No one has
leen bim however, and tbe matter etill
ttands the greatest insurance mystery of the
lay. ' . ,
OVER THE DAM TO
u&i i ii.
Four Yoainff Persons Prawned While
Boating on th Schuylkill
Two young men, accompanied by two
girla all of tbesn-probalily under ff) years
of age, engaged a rowboatUat one of the boat
houses on the Schuyikiil j River, in Fair,
iv.ouut Park, rhiiaia';-Liaj &ud started put
for an aftrwfi's pU ;.urL They ventured
too c'-1-'? to I ".rinou'.t Dkm. und, rinlto
An American Vessel's Exper
ience at San Domingo. '
Captain Fisher's Story of an Attack
Upon His Vessel, and the Ex
planation lie Received
; v , For it.
The schooner Baltic, of Prlncetown, Cap
tain Joseph Fisber, arrived at New Bedford,
Mass., from an Atlantic Ocean whaling
voyage. Captain Fisher had a thrilling ex
perience last May, whib at Sam Bay, San
Domingo, where he put in for water. He
visited the bay February 6th, and was
boarded by t'ae ofilcer of the fort, a general,
Wbo came on board with soldiers and In
spected the yesset Captain Fisher soid he
was going whaling, and the' general gave
him permission to get wodd and water ai
long as he stayed in that vicinity. On tbe
13th of May the schooner again visited the
watering place. At six o'clock In the eve
ning, five soldiers, under command of an
ofilcer, came down and fired tenor fifteen
shots at the schooner. They were armed
with good American rifles. ,
IVhen the first shot was fired, Capt Fisher
was aft with the officers, and all hanhsbut
the steward were on deck. The first shot
Just cleared the Captalus head, passing a
foot above him. The next two went for
ward among the crew standing on the wind
lass bits. Shey passed close to two seamen.
With the bullets, flying the Captain had no
opportunity to show the American flag. The
loldiers on shore kept firing, and Captain
Fisher ordered -all hands below and went
himself. When the soldiers found no one on
deck, they fired into tbe vessel, hitting, the
copper cooler near the foremast, tbe bullets
going through it. It was so lata when the
firing stopped that Captain Fisher did not
dare go ashore, for fear he would be shot in
the dark. , The next day he wenfashore and
demanded an explanation. Tbe officials
gave him no satisfactory answer, sayiug
they thought tbe vessel was a Spanish smug
gler; but as Spanish vessels thereabouts
carry no boats on the side, he resolved to
leek a higher authority. '
- Accordingly, on May 16 he went to Orud
lua, eight miles to the westward, and sought
an interview with General Pappoo, who or
dered a boat and went down that evening
with police officials, and, alter paying the
ichooner a visit, arrested the five soldiers.
They were arraigned and tried. Three days
iter General Pappoo released them, giving
s bis reason to Captain Fisher that he found
they did not kill any one. There is a lack of
liscipliue about the military, aud tbe Amer
icans attribute tbe attack to liquor. A com
plaint against the Haytien government will
be sent to Secretary Blaine by Capt. Fisher.
The men who did the firing were Uaytiens.
Butchery lot a Whole Family of Im-?,
' migrants Near Helena, Mon. r
News was received of a most brutal crim
committed in Fergui county, in what is
known as "Judith county," about 150 milos
north of Helena, Mon. The news was
brought by the driver, of a stage line running
frorii Fort Benton to Llving3tou.
He savs that on Saturday last the body of
a middle-aged woman, who bad been shot in
the back, was found by a cowboy in a. wild
and unfrequented spot on Judith river. The
coroner's inquest developed no information
as to who she was. On Tuesday the bodies
of two men, a 16-year-old girl, and a six-year-old
girl were discovered about 100 yards
above the same place. v
All were shot in the back except the child,
who was strangled. -Near by were found the
remains of burned trunks and camp equip
aga. Everything by which the bodies might
be lientiflsd was destroyed. Nobody in
Judith county can recounts ; the bodies.
They are supposed to have been a family of
immigrants from Iowa or Illinois.
The whole of Judith county is aroused.and
n hundred horsemen are scouring the plains,
oanirin thA trait of . the murderers. The
Slice where the deed was committed is KKJ
5 from a railroad, which it is supposed
tbe myraerorB a 3 .
DEMOLf sHD BY A STORM.
, v. . . i '
Siou City, la., and lis Vlqiy Dam
aged by Flood and AViJUl- '
Sioux City, la., was visited by a destruc
tive storm of wind and rain. The wind blew
t the rate of 63 miles an hour and the rain fell
In torrents. A section of the viaduct of the
new cable line on Jackson street was washed
rat and filled up with mud.
The new pontoon bridge sustained heavy
jws. The heavy northwest wind, combined
with rushing waters, snapped the cables
Holding two sections Of the draw and the
Iraws and toll-house were carried out. Sixty
Voats wero carried out and soon broke apart. f .
Huge piles of driftwood are stacked against
the upstream side of the bridges and the
lamage will amount to several thousand dol
ara to the bridge company
Reports received from surrounding points
mow that the storm was general. At River
tde Park several summer residences were
lowa into the Oioux river.Jmt tne occupants
scaped. The residenca of Oonniff Brothers
in the eastern part of the city was struck by
lightning anil partlydemolwbJ, l'fdd Con
flict being severely burned. - -
BaMIKOBB Flour City Mills. extro,$4.90
a$S 05; Wheat Southern Fultz, 8Ta87:
Corn Southern White, 31a40cts, l Yellow
41a42 eta, Oats Southern and Pennsylvania
SUaSJJWcts. : live Maryland & Pennsylvania
64a55cts. ; Hay Maryland and Pennsylvania
15 OOaf 10 00;Straw- Wheat,a00aS.50;Butter,
Eastern Creamery,18a30cta,, oear-by receipts
17alJts; Cheese Eastern Fancy Cream, 9)4
ftlOcts., Western, tVWKcts; Eggs 15
al6: Tobacco Leaf Inferior, la$3.00,Good
Common, 3 00a4 00, Middling, 5a0.00 Good
to fine red,7af 9; Fancy, lOala.
jfEvr York Flour- Southern Common to
fair extra,2.95a3.30, Whoat-Nol W hite W
km) Rve State. B4a5rt; Corn Southern
Yellow,40a4 tcta. Oats-White. State 3:aS4
Butter-etato. 14Kal7cta. : Cheese-State,
a5icts. I Eggs !4al4M cts. ; ,
t-.w -i-. -nT nTi r ". . QIaii PAnnkf1 va
fancy, 4. 33a 4. 75; Wheat Pennsylvania t
tsotituern I ited, 8iw.u ; itye rennsyiv.a
SaaM ts. ; ComSouthern Yellow, 41 a42cta.
Oata Ii4a30 cts.; Dutter State, 10al8 cts.;
Chee.o N. Y. Factory, OaU cts,' Egg-
State, ISalOcta. i
Baltimors ui.f, 4 'JOai 00; Shwp $3 00
a5 ;u. llor ff ( S'jn. . ' i '
DISASTERS AND CASUALTIES.
S. W. Avesser, aged two years, was run
over and killed by a street car in Baltimore.
Isaac Waat and Wm Kaup were killed by
a cave-In at the Cleveland iron 'mine, at
Ishpeming, Michigan. .
Beujamin Mergal, a well-known farmer of
Antrim township. Pa., was killed by light
ning while at work in his field a few days
BgO. ' ..,
Arthur C. Smith, a freight conductor on
tbe Richmond and Allegheny Railroad, was
killed in Richmond, Virginia, while coupling
cars. ' , '
. A rowboat collided with a sailboat on the
East River, New York, and two boys, Ben
jamin Foster and Robert Simley, wore
drowned. ' . ' .
' Mrs. Me. Dowell, aged 65 years, of Frank
lin, Pa., fell down stairs with a lighted lamp
in her band, and was burned to death before
assistance arrived. ,
, Miss Jennie Elmblnd and Miss Hilda Carl
son were drowned in the Desplaines river
at Desplaines, 111., by the capsizing of a boat
through mismanagement. , . . -
Mrs. Julia Octaviana, sixteen years of
age; who had been married only seven weeks
accidentally killed herself at Baltimore, Md.,
while handling a loaded revolver.
Mrs. Charles t Cleaves and -Erdine Cole,
aged sixteen, years wore drowned at Spring
field, Maine, while '.bathing. Mrs. ' Cleaves
leaves a husband and four children in the
West. , , . .Ut'
A freight train on the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad was wrecked nine miles from Fred
erick, Md. A wrecking train iu going to
the rescue struck Allen Miller, aged eighty
years and killed him instantly. t
' George Reyer, Secretary of the Western
Shooting Association,, which meets in India
napolis, while out hunting fell from a fe.nce
and accidentally discharged the contents of
his gun into his chest, r He died instantly. ,
The condition of the miners in the coal
towns of Braid wood and Streator, Illinois, is
said to be distressing. , It is stated that many
women and children are in absolute want of
food, aud relief cannot be too- quiekly seut
Mrs, Elizabeth Tyler, aged twenty-five
years, poured coal oil on her fire while pre
paring breakfast at ber home in Baltimore.
Thecan exploded and Mrs. Tyler and her
eight-mouths-old boy were so badly burned
that they died in a short time.
Miss Maggie Harrison, of . Chicago, niece
of President Harrison, and seven eompan
ions, narrowly, escaped drowning at Lake
Minnetonka, through the capsizing of a
boat in a gale. ' The party were in the water'
an hour aud were nearly exhausted when
rescued. - . ,
Mrs. John Maples and ber two boys, aged
five and three years, were drowned in a
small creek in Chester township, Indiana.:
Mr. Maples attempted to, ford the creek,
which bad been swollen by heavy rains. The
wagon was overturned. ' Mr. Maples and one
child were saved. ; ;
Miss Sarah Rome, aged twenty-four, of
Brooklyn, N. Y and Mrs. David Rome,
dtwenty-six, of Tpronto, Canada, sat be-
.ha treigb t car at Coney Island, engaged
j - utohing,' when a special train ran into
i r ar,' setting it in motion. " Mrs. Rome
v ' kilied and Miss Rome badly injured.
' ' A mail train on the Pan Handle Railroad
was wrecked near Steubenville, Ohio. The
third car from the engine left tbe track and
was followed by the others, all going over
an embankment J. H. Payne and E. R.
Reinbart, postal clerks, and Brakeman Mc
Farland were killed, and seven others were
Injured, three severely, a
A scaffold fell at one of the power houses
of the Yerkea cable car system in Chicago,
killing Peter Doornbos and badly injuring
four other - workmen. A mishap exactly
similar took place at the Yerkes power bouse
on Madison street. A mob of 3000 persons
gathered at the 'Milwaukee Avenue House
after the accident and indulged in threats of
violence, but gradually dispersed. -
James Cochran and Joseph Downeyl of
Philadelphia, tbe captain and deck band re
spectively of tbe schooner Seaman's Bride,
were drowned in ,the Delaware river, near
Wilmington. Downey fell overboard, and
Cochran, wbo came up. from the cabin to
see what was tbe nwrtte4.a!so' walked over
board. Both men And the other members of
the crew we said, to he intoxicated. -
Three of the . crew of the bark Lamar,
Da plain Emery, at Highland Light, Mass..
from Tamata ve died on the voyage. Tbe bark
left Tamatave with a cargo of bides, when
the men were Ftficken with a disease which
the doctors at Bermuda colled "beri biri"
and which was said to u incurable, but not
contagious. A new crew, was shipped at
An explosion of gas occurred in . the Not
tingham Mine at Plymouth, Pa., operated
by tbe ljehigh and Wilkesbarre Coal Com
pany. Michael Andrew, aged twenty-six
years, Simon Novalk, aged twenty-three
John Kutechki, aged twenty-seven years, and
Joseph Taylor, aged 35 years, were fatally
burned. The accident was caused by the
carelessness of a-Polander, wbo went into a
chamber full of gas without first testing the
air. -' -;
j ABOUT NOTED PEOPLE.
Vile. Augusta Holmes bids fair to become
a great musical composer.
m rnmua wont with emotion whon he
saw Mine. Bernhardt play "Lena Despard."
Dr. George Macdonald, the novelist, ia
lecturing and preaching in the North of
ii,i,tI IfA-rntat.ri'Rs of the White
House. Is til years old, tall and, for her age,
The Persian Minister at Washington is
learning the English language and getting
over his homesickness.
General Lew Wallace, of Indiana, who is
in hi Kid vaar. rv tains his soldierly
figure and military stride.
Heur'k Ibsen, the Norwegian dramatist,
nrhnsA nlavs nromise to become popular in
England, is 61 years old. -
Lord Tennyson, who Is still as great a
smoker as ever, smokes nothing but bird's
eye, especially fine and prepared for him.
Miss Amy"Reado, a niece of the late
Charles Iteadd, has just completed a novel
which is said to be very sensational in char
acter.. The Rev. Arthur Phelps lias just been
graduated at the Yale divinity school after
21 consecutive years of Btudy for tbe min
istry. Signora Fanny Zruupini-Salazaro has been
sent to Loudon by Vbi Italian Government to
investigate the, t i' j n.t of the education of
women. . X ' . ft
The adopted dats;;,htsr ot the late Irish
Chief Secretary. Mr. Forste ban nearly
puccecded in reviving the irufaoture ot
Limerick lace. i
People who nmk a Btv.cti'' -nf venomous
serpents s;iy they anpw t'i'.f-mgsion
A BLAZE AT J0HNST0W1L
Houses .That Stood the Flood
Give Way to Fire,
Twenty-Five Buildings Arc Burned -,
llonsea Torn Down to Check tha
Spread of the Ilames Dead v
Bodies Blown in the
. Air by Pynamito.
Fire which broke but shortly after noon in
the First Ward at Johnstown. Pa., consumed
all hut three of the buildings in the district
bounded by Market and Walnut streets and
by Main street and the river. Twenty-five
houses were totally destroyed, including the
large brick school-house. Many of the build
ings destroyed had been washed from their
foundations, though many of them con tafoed
household goods which hod been saved front
the flood. But a small amount of these goods .
were saved. Tbe fire ' is supposed to have
originated from sparks flying from the burn
ing debris in the' neighborhood. The Phila
delphia Are companies here on duty fought
the flames, which, for a time, got beyond
their control, and were only subdued by tears
ing down houses ia their path; The loss has
not yet been fixed.
Notwithstanding thnt the force of work
men employed In tbe ruins was reduced
nearly one-half, a remarkable showing was
made la cue way or clearing up tne wrecK
age. One heavy blast, followed another in :
the debris above the railroad bridge, and
Manager Phillips, who has charge of the
work, says he will have the place cleared up
in a few days. The various workmen's camps
wore thoroughly renovated, In accordance
with the request of Surgeon General Reed. -Ad
the superfluous straw and garbage about
tbe camps were burned. Tbe workmen , who
wm rerniwQ aero rcinuvjjj tutu iu vuvio -
quarters, the tents iw occupied by tbe
charged men will be taken down by a squo,
nr mm An.
- Between two and three o'clock in tbe after
noon a charge of dynamite exploded near
the second arch from the east end of the .
bridge. From the great body of wreckage .
tossed in the air pieces of hutnan bodies flew
iu all directions,and the remnants afterwards '
gathered together indicated that at least six
corpses bad been blown up. They wero
doubtless all close together hear where the
dynamite was discharged. Much of the drift
which has been dislodged from the Btone
bridge has lodged in various places extending
as far below as Coopersdale, In some places
tbe channel of the Conemaugh river is nar
rowed to a few feet, and turned, from its
channel A force of men was put to work at
removing these obstructioos,which have ren-
idered useless a great part of tbe work at tho
bridge. . it is tuougnt tne stream below ttie
. , I .1 III I A' 4. 1 1 .. . . i. - A.
iljlg urn l win ueretuier ue kcjj uwu kj uiot
.debris once started down the river will pass
CABLE SfARKSi .
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The American engineers have goae Co""!
Paris . '.-
Nine families were evicted at Youghal, '
The King of Holland has had a snrkua
relapse. . s.
A great rain 6torra prevailed In V
Germany. . f
The bultan of Turkev has given J
the Johnstown Hood suilerers.
Tho North German Gaxott accusnj J
erland ot promoting social J? ,
Lord Dunraven does Nvlvv v
Valkyrie will compete for y ""
The police of Prague haVj.
Russian author FilepofT toloctur
The British steamer St. Mark has I
duretl near Muros, Syain. . Her crew ,
rescuml. - ' -
Lord Dufforin Is suffering with a
iilmont. The doctors are anxious
Persons engaged In the Amori'
English cotton trade held a orj(
Liverpool. " -'
Mr. John A. Kosson, one of the
States commissioners to the Samoan
ence, has gone to Carlsbad. t
A comnroiniso has been arranged betnuoii''
Sir George Chetwynd and Lord Durham in
sonnection with the turf scandal.
Mr. Strauss, the retirine American minis
ter to Turkey, will remain in Constantinople
until the arrival of his successor, Mr.; Hirsh.
Russia has readopted theaw which for-
b.ds hein to the thrash contracting.
riages with persorur not members 02
orthodox ureekjOiurch. v . ... , ?
M. Meyri""a Paris financier, has .
inntenoed to imprisonment for oneVear
pay a floe of 5,000 francs for being count;'
with the Societe Mobilliere frauds., .. f
The Dimideut Liberal Association of !,
lothian, Mr. Gladstone's district, havnjs
cided .not to run a candidate iu oppi
to Mr. Gladstone iu tho new parliamentary
elections. . . ,
Seuor Becerra, Spanish minister of thn
colonies, readlrmed in the Cortes that th
United States haa made no proposition for J
the purchase of Cuba, and aided that Spain
would entertain no such proposition.
The New, South Wales government hn
decided to continue for a year from txox
November the contract for carrying tl
mails betweou Sydney and San Francisco.
The French Senate committee whK
Imtm inquiring into the charges a
General Woulaoger haa entirely fiufnU
work and forwarded alt the documesi l ,
btdore it to the public prwecutor.
Tht Berlin National Zsituntr says t
C,rewich has started from St. 1'eU.i
for Stuttgart, and that he will stop ei
at Berlin, where he will make arrau
for the Czar's visit
The jury lntlie case of the Hve r
employee charged with causing tho r
disaster by which seventy-five i'ni
their lives '.near : Armagh, J-
brought in a verdict of nmnaltv .
the relations of Germany witt
covernment under President
b-'ttor and more cordial than
with any previous governmo''
The committee of tho Ch
ties of France having char'
assist the I'ftnama Caaa
nlocted M. Roche as pr
members are to favor of t
are undecided r.'gardiut;