iiiiu>.ui|pi|BiiinippiHiilipppp THE CHARLOTTE MES SENGER. VOL. IV. NO. ,'59. CHARLOTTE, N. C., SATURDAY. APRII. 21, 1888. Tn. $U0 ler ium sme On i (ok A 8TATESXAK DEAD. Charlotte Messenger, a t.i 18 rTTBL18HKL> Everv Saturday, CHARLOTTK, N. C. In the Interests of the Colored People of the Conntiy. Able end wetl-kDows writore- will conCrtb ute to Ita rolamat from diffemit perbi of tbe '■ouolrr, end it will motelo ihe^laM Oeo «,Til 5i‘w» of the def, Tfix Unsnon la a Oret-ciaB oewipatier aad wlU not allow panottaJ abiue la lU ool- CAROLINA SHOCKED The Budden Beath of Secretary ofj I GOSSIP PBOX.TJVCLK SAKS' CAP.] ITOL TELEGRAPHIC TICKS- State Zieltner. 1 or pertlau. but indrpradent—daallDK fairly by alL ll n- nTToi the lifbt to criUdae tbu ibortromingi of all [public ofDdal*—oommeBdinc a* worthy, and recomiMadlng tor election fuch meo ai in ita oplaioo are beat roiled to eer'e the intereet* of the people. It u mtended to rapply the Jobk felt owd of e oewepapo- to adVocate the riabte "id defend the inler.ite of the negro-Atnerii Tiedznoot •ect'— "* mmiPTIOSB: MIteov* t*^ Adraiwe.) Addnro, -W.C. SMITH Charlotte HC, A yew York iperial Mya: Mr. Conk- ling diel at 1 ;50 Wedneaday morntag. At ti o'clock last night reports from Mr. Conkling's bedside were coodicting. The riimor of his death which had been circulated seems to have been gi»cn out by a hotel porter. Colonel Fred Conk- ling conic out of the bouse and aaid posi- Iirely that bis father wiis not dewl, but that be could not lire twelve hours. This WAS ‘the first official anooiincement from the bouse since the mmorwas float- ' ' out through the porter. Drs. Barker and Sands left the sick chomher at 9:%-1. Dr. Barker denied that Mr. Conkiing was dearl. but said he was sinking ratiidly, and would probability die before morning. I tem is giving way rapidly, and he ve^ weak and be bad lust all conscious Dr. Barker called at 10;.10 o'rlock last I aight and remained until! I o'clock. He p„j(, said that Mr. Conkiing was failing rap-r y XjUg, a college-mate and idly. Ills extremities were »H-coming) friend of the sccretaiw, was instantly cold. His legs were .luite cold. He was ,en,-(„r. and in a few minutes was upon pulscli-s.v llis respiration wa« very.|uick I ,be upot, hut u»>on his arrival life was He ail not think Mr. Conkiing eonUl gjjjjm.t. Miijoi fy-ituer died of paralysis live mueh longer. In fact he did not : ,i,p hert. The ntLark, as it alwavs think he would live two hours. He was | ■^„ Iq i,„^rt disease, was sudden and Buffering from general failure of nervous ' »tvere. system. [ Ht-crelary of State William Z. Leitner At the l«-dsideof the dying man were I „„ pnrn in Fairfield countv, near Mrs. Conkiing, -iudge ji'o*. Dr. Auden [ ^-innslwrn, on Septembers, IMO. and •r a paralodaB Caalf b* Wwared. The Hoa. Z. W. Leitner, Secretary of State, died suddenly at his residenre in Columbia. The news will give as great a shock to the people of South Carolina w it does to those of Columbia, who have Iteen among the warmest friends of the secretary. He sat down to breakfwt ‘ ate ven sparingly. Alter breakfast walked out to the State House grounds and converted for a little while with friends, and then returned to the ’ ^ ! house, lajfn^uwn on a aofa In hb sitting ' I room while hii family were preparit go to church. A few minutes e wards, when one of the household re- j turned to the room, Major Leitner was a tbc floor convulsed with ^sltcr“ What ear aesr Law Blahera ar, Dslas. NORTO CARtr.tHA. C»a«res.lsaalaaSOia«^a*w.. Heiibroner * Bro., of Tarboro, The President has oomiosted Thomas have made an assignment for the benefit T. T. Tunstall, of Mobile, AIa, to be | of creditors. R. L. Lang is assignee. L'nited StatM consul at Ban Salvador. | The liabilities are fUfi.OOO. Assets etti- The bouse which was purchased in' • * - Washington for ^e widow of General Hancock has betW presented to her by the chairman of the ceftomittee. Stllson Hutchins. It is a four-story brown stone structire. The Comptroller ol Currency has de clared the first and final dividend of one hundred per cent and interest in full, lyable on and after tbc leth instant, in ...vor of the croditois of the Metropoli tan Natiunal Back, of Cincinnati. D. The President has appointed Fred erick B. Coudert. of New York; Frank lin MaeVeigh, of Hiioois; Alex. C. Has kell, of South Carolina; M. A. Hanna, of Ohio, and James W. Savage, of Ne- hraskA as goTcrnmcnt directors of tbc n Pacific Railway Company. Tlicre is s movetnenc on foot in Mexi co to encourage the emigration of Ger man (srraeri and to increase the produc tion of cottoa in the norlbeattern jiart of the Rcgublic^^__^__^_ Mr. R. H. Scott jfeceotly delivered a | lecture on British and Atiantic weather [ , Mm. tlakhani c Mr.Conkling'n iliiugh- terj and a professional nunc. Mr. Cook- hug iia.-uvif away w ithout moving a limb. He lookml as though [leacefiilly aicqiing. There were a iiiiinl>cr of jn-rBiins outside on the street waiting to catch the last re port. Wiihiti doom there were between forty and flftv ])ersons, also wailing to hear the worst. Tney w-i-re coui[Bisecl chiefly of represents! Ives of the press and friendB of tbc de-y) Senator, ANOTHER PCLPIT WONDER TTie Rev. Sam. Jones preached a few days ago at Euiim-nce. Ry.. with a new i-omjKitiiou—the boy preai-her, Pascal ted a M isaji venile i where I the London institution. After interesting remarks on the eSecl of dif- ierence of height upon vapor, tbs ds pendencs of our weather on the upward or downward movement of the atmo- •pl-ere in cyclonic and aoti-ejclonic systems, and oa the cause of fogs, be discussed the utility of the present American reports in forestalling storms, based OD a consideration of their mave menu as shown by the Atlantic weather •charu lately published by the metero-' and dn-.-iH o logical council. These charu ihowed [ *>'-• fv*l ihi that only a small proportion of storms i -traveled across the Atlantic. The track ' .v.uw icnsation as preached, and who is coming t .ouisville with Mr. Jones in a few uayi I'uscal Porter is a handsome clevc ear old lad. Dressed in knickerlwckei nd plaited blouse, a jaunty little bi nd high button shni-n, he makes n on the casual ol>iu-rv therefore in bis Mith terrtl the Soutb Carolina College in 1K47 and was graduated In the class of liMtl. In he was ndmittol to the Isvr. Devoted to bis |>eople and to the for tunes of Ills State, be entered the mili tary .service of South Carolic.a in tbc Camde-n Volunteers on .April 8. IS61, and was present at the bombardment of Fort Sumter. After the surrender of the fort he went to Virgin'^ wh?re 1 gaged in most of the battU-s fought by the- army of Nbirthrro Virginia. Gettysburg his right leg was shatter below the knee by graiK-sbot aui « amputated. During the war and immediately after the sear be was elected to the Legisla ture from Kershaw county at the bead of the ticket. He w;ls also elected District .ludge and held that imsiijon until the District Courts woro set aside by the during the truclu.n pe In IxTIllie icai. 1 the Den well-di iitiny will show the observer that there is someChiag unusual about the iad. This iuipressiou is made when on^ looks at his large, brown eyes, that have in them an expreuion bcyiind boy- Uo«al—a Ibougbiful light that indicatc-s ili-velopi-l iiilelipct. His niunner. also, while eiiiincnily boyish. itTso full of ner vous force us to at once impress a close ohwrver. In Ibi- pulpit he loses all of hb boyish manaerisui. ami if he bad ant tbc form and dre.sH ..f a child the audience could lanof wonderful inlcliect iidiiressing them, ai- SUV that Pascai's s.t- icabii- LS defeated e. In 1HH4 be :e Senate froir. ■ed In that body A car loail of cotton in transit, con- ligttcd to the HenriettA milt, was ilis- rovered ac fire four miles from Shelby. The train was run to a tank and the fire extinguished without great d-aniage. Pieces of exploded pyrotechnics were s|H'ct to the memory of the bonorci dead, the State and Federal flags were displayed during the day at half-mast from tbc St.le Huu.se, and all 'of tin State offices were riosed. Sixty incm bers of the Survivom' Association ol Richland couatv, of which Major l.eit ner had l>cen a vice president, aasemldol at till- residence "f the dei-eased and formed a guard of honor for the remains Eaeh wore abiue bodgi-and a knot oi m the ‘ By a unanimous vote the House ootn- mitte^on Eleetionsdecidcd the contested election case of Nathan Frank vs. John M. Glover, in Ike Ninth Miasouri db- trict. In favor of Mr. t^lovcr, the sifting member. The two Republican memln-n of the committee were absent from the mecUngt Senator Hampton, while out horsi-- back riding n few [inys ago. met with an iiccidant which has conflneil him to his iijartnieDt ever since. The horse stumbled and fell, the Senator breaking his yH>- ticini leg and bruising hb hand^ the fall. Hb injuries arc by no tn^s seri ous, and he expects to be out ^aio in a few days. p The secretnry of the ■Washington Asso ciation of the Alumni of the Hliiversity of Virginia has received dis|Kitcbes fn New Yoik. New (Jrleiins, Oolvi-lton. I Louis and iaz> Praneisco stating that large and i-nthiLsiAstic meeting of the Alumni in those places were b«Vl Friday to celebrate the anniversary of the birth day of Tliomas JcflenioD. The Secretary of the Tre-asury has ap- |K>intcci PostmAsier Mowry dbliiirsing ageul for the new public building • Cbiirleston, S. t’. The romiiensiitu which is ;t-H of 1 per cent of the amoi disbursed, was so small that no di-sira person coiilil Iw foiBid who was willing to uccrpt the designation, roosci|iieuilj Mr. Muwrv was -elected hi discharge lUi dutii-H in cuunectiun n-ith the |HJBtmusIi’r ship 1C weather-crop bulletin, iasii-o bv | dglial offic.-*, MVS The went! *.-ck hiLs been favorable for gi H in all agrii tiltiinil disi of Ibcdcpresaions is determined by the |„ry to In- accounted for on the tin dbtribiilion of presmre over the ocesn, ' th' sbno'rmst devHopment of any iutel- and of tbb distribution wu ere ignorant Icetuiil faculty, siiire of ne.-i-s-i!y it , . , . u r . 7 _ wiiuM tike nimli more tune than he has at tbe time of despatch 'e'efff*'"’' had far Jiim ro have learned the language fromAmericA Tbe lecturer sUted that . H.-wever that may be. the in their present incomplete form the tele- , voungsler nreacbed sermons of wonderful gtsms were of no Assi-Uoce to thr I eio.|uen.'e'and l!ueiiry. .|iioting ri-iuiily meteorological office in b. 'ing sioto wL]'lr?i-el-'wirii him, sirs warnings^ | ,i„. faculty sh'iwcl itself in the little fi "x: the flit lo ■dd. III- has M'hixil scholars at hb ii-hicg regularly now I Jeffers The the organ of the Ami -ornithologistA >■> an article condemning ' hi> fell- the wanten killing of birds of plumage ' for ornstnental purposes, ssyi that ’‘the lovely wooden blan'is off tbc gulf coast ijiii -of FloridA where only a few years ago j family'*1iv the roseate spoonbill, the reddish egret. ' near Mudbou. all the common species of herons, and , - — the while ibb ociicd in myriads, never The Biggest Bobrat In .America, to be fo-gotten by those who had visited - There arriveii in B-mgor on .Monday the favored snots, arc now almost entire- Bight by the Amrr can Express, 1, d.Kn-i. .'k-h f-n-.r h,,. : of •' - . . .t I >r bom-als. ever w-eo »n Maine iog been almost exterminated by the upright he stood as high plume hunters. To so great an extent i jp town' and, in length and bas this'bifd-murder, pcqietratci to pan der t > the fashion of women appearing like Ihii jackdaw of the fable in bor rowed plumes, prevailed, thst one dealer alone st Fort Myers regularly employed from fi-rty to sixty gunnefs.paying them ai aa average of forty length and groeral ■nakc up, waa/nr more powerful than a wolf. In length he measured, from tail | 7 u> snout, three feet, while from | * aiod fool up the leg and to tbe ! . fore foot tbe length was four and ; ' I half feet. The legs were as | V' arge tround as the calf of an a-erage nsD. and the beail was net unlike that panther. In the exact centre of ilio tbc reBidciicc on Peiiate street •ml procession moved to Wnsli- itrci-t Methodist church, of wbifh •BBeci was ii member. The sur- Methodist church u'- iv coed- •cd by il Ucr. William Martin, ass--. ,-.1 by tl Rev. Mr. Uii-bardson, the pastor of tl chufi-ti. Mr Martin's prayer wa-- cl- ipieiit and touching. Leuving thei hurch for the place i iutermcul, the fuueral processi-m movi in the same oriler to Elmwoml cemetcr where the service at the grave was co ducted by the Rev. Mr. Jlarlin. It w • piilc dark la-fore the lust w'onls we s(K)ken, aiul the remains of the gaUa their ijuiet resting place. Losses by Fire. (Ire dcstroveii a half block in tl heaiii-f the business pirtioii of (fives boro. Ky. The water works comiwi hail shut down without notice to t nud the fire dc|iartinent wa« f ir mat School building was burned to the ground. Lorn. 9169,000. s' The uiMr MiMimippi and iU tribu taries in Wisconsin sna Minnesota are at flood tide, and doing a good deal of mlo- chief. Sam Wolff, of the firm of B. Wolff A Bro.. tbe largest firm of furniture deal ers ^in Montgomerv, Ala., committed At Bristol. Tenn., the largd* pfSing and manufacturing mllU owned by Buf- fum A Co. have been burned. Loot, ISo.OOO; ineurance, 95.000. J. S. Simon, the defaulting ex-trcao- urer of Drake county, Ohio, has been sentenced to six years in tbe penitentiary and to pay a line amounting to about 948,000 sod coets. Two negroes, whose names couh) uot \)u’t" j” I be leameiT fought a duel with pocket knives near Birmingham, Ala, at a rail road comp. One of them was fatally st-iblied and the other escaued. Thomas Sholcs, who with his brothera owns a mimber of grocery stores tbrougb- imt New York City, and is rcDuled to i)e wealthy, was sentenced to the poni- tvntiary for three months for sclLog oleomargarine- Matlbew Arnold, the noted (wet, si-Uolar, critic and thcologcao, whose article on ■•Civilixalion of the L'nitevl Slates" atwocted marked iiltenlion. died suddenly iu Liverpool, Eng., of heart disease. Thomas Kennedy, a son of Mifflin Kennedy, one of the wealthiest railroad and cattle men in Texas, was shot and killed St Brownsville by Deputy ShcriiT Jose Maria I)e Esparro. a well-to-do ninchero. Kennciy hail Iwen paying marked attention for some time to Dona •nemy of Dr. Shiniock, and ■ Elivera De Esparzo, wife of the deputy among other things they said: ‘'We sheriff, gave it to his old barn." This led to i ^ their lieing suspected of having burneil I A TE.NNESSEE SYSTERT.- the barn. They are now in jail at Con- j have struck for sn increase of 35 per cent in wages. The railroad authorities offered to allow the mandeil twelve hours work instead of D, AS heretofore. Meanwhile work is at standstill ponding negutiations. There was a destructive fire at Reids- lle. The loAscs are estimated at 000. and are a- follows G. S. Kenodle, insuranre 9''>.00i). Wil-_ liamsoo Bro. & Co., stock of merchaa-) disc, 913.000, iosiiraoi-e ID.OOO; H. J. Martin, liverv stable. 91,000, insurance $401); Reid.sville Times office 91..’>00, in- nipec 9400. Several small building* In Cubarrus county, some lime ago, the bnrn belonging to Dr. Rufus T. Shimpixrk wa* set on fire and hiirne«i ith much valuable forage and corn, lo- S ther with rcupeni, mower* and other mi machinery. Tbe loss was heavy. Henry Glover, a while man fifty years old, and hi* son, ng-ed twenty-one, were talking with a mao whom they thought onl. I Cowan -■iilhei twenty days lute in tbe N-irthwc heeding is progruABiug sl-iwly. Tbc House committw on the Marine aiilborixed a favomlile the Diiuii bill inukiog it Lawful zensof the Cniled Hliite* to bi built in whole or in [lari ii. an; country. im|>ort them free of other c-luirgi-H and have tbein r a* veaielh of the Lolled Btnies. i-ntiili-d to all the nglil* and *ul IV lha: I'lit. bL* oldest son was in :>r where he wah plowing, ;ut off ncridentally. lUn i ueh prostrated by grief KOCTn -aB«»i.i>i ib-verni-r Itii-llnrd>u.D b*!- Col J. tj. Marshull riei-riUarv till tbe vacanov caAied by’t the Hon. W. Z, |,cituer. A few day* ago Mr. Rol>cri Hampton entering The Amarican'* TuHniioma (Trno.) special says that Col, Audersou givea the (acts known concerning the disiippear- iiiiu- ance of .Iiihn W. Neal and hi* relation- were *hip with Maude St. Pierre, the alleged >ene- woman of wealth. Thri-c ye.ars ami ten n,c-k months ago Maude St. Pierre pn-fended talc- 1'* have great wealth, and wanted to buy ishe* all of Jhc-v4t ningin of mineral laud in PI,., ' that •ertion* She ri-pre*enteti that -lohn . Neal wa* her tirivatv secretnry. It 'oed out, however, that her lirst cheek ....■ ♦I.-IUO was diahonoml. that Neid ihul ilennuni iremeu* uudthtt he hod I wandered away in one of these fit* and I got lost in n thicket, where he died and I where his rcmidu* w-t-rc found a few days appointed ; ;,p, i,qJ Identified by piirtiODH of hi* of State, to ; (.(nihio" Tbc rumor that he wah muf- le deuih of , acred is untrue. Hi* Ixvdv wn* found I just one mile from hi* l**l cli*ap|iearjnoe Gifford, of: from bumaii eye* The lady v' ‘ iiselea*. allov : Ih- NORTH LAKOLINA AliBHT LTLRE There wa* a joinr im-cting of the Sinle Board of Agficullure and the trustee* of the- Agricullur.-il and MecLiiiiical Collegc- iit H-ilcigh, w-hick -A-ai. very iniiH.rtaiil in the materi*l and niouey uwxi. The u**elB of the collige were eliown to amoiiul to 921,000. There' wa* iu the sniA-ihi'd State NiiHuual Ihmk 9S,;100 of the college's fund*, lu this tin- amount eally tlin n Florlilii. n Ihi* 1 ,iui instantly killed, n hi* residenre. He leav- nd a large i-ircle of friend*. Mr. , the 10 the ! niile» Mo* A Coliccilou of Crown*. •titral Road. - lie the smasbiog of HU face wa* badly I > last of K.irtleli skin, the resu't bemg i foreh^id wa* a bullet bole, showing that that at one breeding place of the biauli- I ffi,, marksman, whoever he was. wa* a ' fellow of uerve and a sure shot. Such J,, ; ID animal a« thU one was cmild easily , . , .L i nave pulled downanylivingtbing In nor shot off their nest* in the zs e a bear or a i>orcopine .and it r their young to perish mU- - ,• foriuuaie fo> our luioliermen that fel- lows of hi* tort sre not plenty. The cat •riU to mounted betA erablyof slow starvation, and from two - hundred of tbe-a wretched remain* tho , lovely black plnmcs only had b'en lorn I away. Acoihcr imall island in tbe gulf | coo'aincil a colony or 'rookery.’a* It U' tli-ie termed, of pelicao*. This wa* i>i I'ccti-d by lbs owner, with the intea- I be On (be Field of Battle. An army officer tcil-v thl* elory: “At iiaitloof Geiiysbiirg. heavy fighting going oa at thv front. The wouiiif- 1.-.. -ti-.-ied , . .. J .w ' *u III greit number* were being t..,u of iwfiuitung the bird* to rear their ^ moment young, but one day an old French one'a backbone needed all the ■lea er carte with a boat and deliberately ^ hreciog posaible. 1 aaw on a tree, some ki'icd off al'out one h'lndretTand eighty- .little diataiiee from me, a paper whicii , .. _ / _j, Iooke*l »o innch like a nonce of a borse- «.d I birds a* they were feeding their ^ ,!,« I left my pwl- y-ung. which, of cotirae. died of storva- Hob and rode up to read iL " I'bansy lion Hurbare otortly a f^ instoacea ; felloka." os Vcliowplush says, when of iheexirralDatioD that U being cob-! I nm-J the folloeing: " Bodies of offi- . I. .^.i.Tasn. ;?er*carefull» amlialmed and forwarded , , a truly Americoft ac^s la* re ^ eijrreoa to their friends for fifty iwanty The losK is place SU.'lOft; iiu-uraiice. fT.i.OtMl. A un- at llamlM-rg, 8. I', di-slroycl all 1- wiioden |iarl of Main sln-ct. D's* buildings, 9l 1.4-10; iniuruiirc. 94.400. esunaiiK'k and other jicrtonal prop- :v. 910.4.10; iwiirance. fx.4-1(1. At IVoria, III.*., the City brewery, owned by l-eysty Bn-ii., wa* entirely di- ■trnved bv fire. Loss. 9''-1.000; Insiir ^ atiCL-. 90.1.00(1. rioi At East Cairo, Kv., fire destroyi-vi the Mobile and (Ihi-i rouDd-h'ni.sc ami three | loromotivcii. Total li>*» probably Thnt n>miilitli-e i« c.jm|K>*i-« oi 0(8). w ri Primri.w-, rluiirnian, A. Li-osit. The tYhecling, JYest Virginia, (aclorv | ^ n j_ b,,,! h e and it* contents were burned-cause, j |..ri,,B The first biiildiog I- !»• creeled natural gas. , , will la-of lir^c*. three »lorii-* high, and At .New Haven, f^onn ' gulled the large thri-c- Phllip Kresenio* i rion* so- the Riilcr b'm*t. barn and sc bull ing*. I/oss. 91-T0.'8Hi. 94(),i«J(). Fire sujpMJscd to lu- ! „,„i if ,-xm-ndi-l U-for'i- the end of thi Tho next room to tbe ihi the Kreniiin Palace, in liimiA con tains probably the ficesl collection of jewels in the world, ereu more valuabla thsn tho«e of the holy synod, but not 10 rare ao'l curiou*. Here it an aa- Ao.. Ai.i-iL-Il iiu.ti*..-. icinblage of crown, most of them I oming >uQly He and ii white man | Horn the palace* where the thrones which siid.icnH-caieiixi-d aniMbri-wlmt^h foj-*' . 1cMwns of Poland .ut Thuwhitemaii swam to the shore > Hcorg.s, Icrth and l.u( the ui-gro soon sank. "'h;;" »™ ‘pb-ndid- l-'ieC covered " , . rx - . *"h tome of the largest and mott A ni-grii namiai Albert Daas, in ' preciout stones e.er known — "crownt icinptiiig to jump from dredge t- a tug, ' „ crown*, ocean* of [earU, river* of near Purl Rt-yul. niiwil hi* fcKiling, fell j .iiamondt,'' a one writer ha* expreued lM-tween_lhc boats ana wa* i riisliei. aovl 1Bevond them are thenar lent crown* Ivefore aid could reai-h him fell into the . i-,*-* the double ore for Peter water and sank. Ilia body Iia* not been j ,i,c Great and hi* half-witted brother recovered. i living the m >*l curi-j;.*, and it sit* be- All insane negro named Ward 3tartin. t fore a doutile (hrone. wiih a pl.-iee bo- who wn* lodged in the jail of ri|iart.an-] hind the (Irspery where their sUler burg County preparatory tolicing brought [ M*pbli tr the lun.lic asyliiui. committed sui- whut 1 ide by bi-allng hi* brains out ngninsl the I ceremi wall “f his i i-ll. He had l>evn iu jail only a few hours. in the estimate, althoiigli the bank ex aminer ihiuks it will pay more ll i* iwliniatcd lluil other fund* will lie ri-al- ixed from tbe Board of Agriculture to ioereA-u* llic amount uvaitabir iluring the present fiicnl war. ending NiivciiiImt :JU. viheu tbc new- approprinti.m* will iK-giii. It was decided to prueeeil with tin- rivc- ' the eollcse biiilding. and nil this 1 the m-Jiter wa. l.-fl to the i-Xci-u- .niniillec (.>r its immi-lialc atten- Thiit I ■ ■ Priitiri • 'wing*. It will Iw the mi buildiug. nud is to cost ' : dollar* The money in U ring the i-urri'iit yei i-X}«-nili-il iK'fur si smaller - iglit necessary to take preeautloii against suicivlc. At disiriinks, one negro was killed *18 two negroes and a white man wer woundi-d. i-nler it was learned that L Lee Ji ffcoo; w-os retniling whiskey t iiegT.wi on the roail, when they wei fired into from ambush. One negro ws killed uud three noiiodcd. JeffcuOl hit b coiiditiou. icu thi.^c.^w^aii^ tiic affray. Chatles P. Hoffman, poi.tniasler at ninhe«-.H,d, wa* brought before the Lulled Stale* C'oiumiiisiuncr at Coliimbii chiirgi'd n ith detaining and drstroyiiig mail iiiatler left for delivery. He wa.jeouo Iround over to ap]K'iir at court for trial. I on e ll i* alleged tliul oo the occaalon sp.-i i j the eoslliert crown in the entire col lection was made i-y lb ' order of Peter (he Great lor the 8w-e.lish peaaaat girl, who became his wife and the Empn** Catherine I., tbe numlier of d amoodsin it )>eing 3’1;‘>', all of them large itawlcsa (tone* of th" first w.xicr, with the larg est and finest ruby in the world a* a crest. Tile ciown of Ivan the Terrible bas some of the larcil .tones, vey l-Xrgt end perfect tti-Tuoises an! «api'h'roi of great purity tnd value In lhi‘ room i* » large ea-ket of *>li I goal, whi heon- ;*iii* the c kIs of the Czjr AlovU.— t -VtfJ. An Ancient CnUrellA. An umbreila that wa. brought to thi* eiiimrv from Huoaod iu 1 >.-0 bis l>eea I IU Albiii ith o year, work will be susiwnded until the — 1 “ — .new Bpproiiriallon Ik-cuuics available. TV Npeeil of Flab. ; Arrangcnieuis were luaile fur a vi/pirou. It i»ftrtf!ler»tood tliat for short dl«- j proareiiliou of the work on the farm lance* the wlmon i* the awiflett of fish, wblrli surround* the collge. Much work It iia* been calculated that its aitecd. at 'has already lieeii dune on this. Great nigh pratHire. or under eba*e. it from ' intcreat i* manifeatc! in the colleg*-. iweaty totwanly-flve mile* an hour. It 'Valuable aid bas l•e(D aSurded by the It calcnlatoil that iharka-arb capabit of (eepfng op a tp^ of front (errate«n‘~ . . i t>T eafiT eipTM* to their Irienas lor fifty iwantj^“'I** “ , 'Hj* »bal*, whin ga-'U iu thoroughoo**) |or Ih* iappiy I AoiUfA IL R—The bodies of prlvaWi hard pr«wtd. cob moke tboat ftlieen of article* reijotrcd by th* eiigeBcieeof |•thalf-prie». * —, L'Bderfaker* oillei oi bwr, though iU u«*l apeed the female ftehioB of the day." I wd Kab^mtn." ^ f mUom exeeedt Bra. penitentiary aulhciritlee in the way of pralimintry work on the farm. Ib Japu a hasbaBd U held rwpoaii- bl* for hi* wife'* gooolp- rtul that iimbrell: barrel full of mail iii.atti-r left at tin- of- | inve.iliiin than Iii;.u and tiia fiee to l>e dirpalchciL Other irrcgulori-| m m first a|»pe*Ted lies lire aliwi chiirgetl. H-iffmau denies ‘ dnii in the 1**1 cealury tbe charge and says be is the victim of ii Ivcl h.m from ilie mi conspiracy j however, th.il umbrella- itheEgn>l'aos4«Wl,y«u Ibrel'Bs teen sometime veil cle in u|>oa (be EgyiA. the «treet-> o: Lon- killed and alrii bv a tornado : TTie fai'i rere in use by igu. The uo- attached to a seen p.ciured •all |>ainiiDg* of ancient A Meh-tnoteJ Girt. A ecnileman bvlng in AibiriA Drejt I web-footed, for five hiindml ilijurt-i Dait-a, India. The Riiilingt-in Roi rale* on freight. Tti. i the freight rale war. Til.'city clerk of Rui ynia, Ohio. W. tw.«. — — yd.".! . ii»u K Welsh, hm liecnarrcsleiluii the charge nineteen •S® viS of .mbeMlemeDt. ’ Oregon Railway and Naei- o( embcr-xlemeni. , gaihin. She i* a h*B.isor«* girl, wear* # O D- Allen A Bnie,, large land and omall shoe, aed, with th* oxceptioB o* cattle owner* of HarUaod, Ktom*. have tbe w*h» between the te^ ha* M MiBp» failed. LiabUltics, llOOjtKtt. ) ly * fuel •* *By Udy. Iml-'pendcnte. who h fact The girl Un-v"