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WE'LL HEW TO THE LINE, LET THE CK1P8 FALL WHERE THEY MAY.
m -VOL. 1. -
ltlLLSBORO, & C, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 8, ml.,'
' - SOUTHERN ITEMS.
tor-Dcr of news gathers!
tltS RE AND THESE. .
SUanr Callrou Aceliloaie-Wlut I Trrnm-
wind. Tea-peraaea Mattars-aaclal
Art kllloaa tiaaaip.
The remain of Judge Samuel ILiIL of
mo oupremc iourt oi ueorgia, were Jala
at rest at Albany. , .
I. 0. McDanicl, the father of ex-Govv
rrnnr If n VlioHint i l . n.?
i dead, lit M born in South Carolina.
The MSVor Of flflvnnnah tin haw
vicred the police to arrest every person
displaying swinging signs or algna erect
ed on top of posts, - -
Warren Frwier .'colored brakeman on
f nn flAAMi. Ka.3 a
( nwiiroaa, leu between two
box curt M fha train n. n,
w"Yd was instantly killed by the
. yawing over ma ooay.
The extanaiva wmi-lta ,t iU " 1 ..l.
310., Car Wheel Company, situated la
Ihn mmmmm-. ...I 1.- .
.. -..ran auuuroa oi i no city, were
destroyed by lire. The ks ft estimated
ai aoout-f lw.uoo; fully Insured. .
At Jackson, Miss., Chief Justice
wwjw reiusca to laaue a writ of habeaa
iyrj.ua in trw case of Hamilton and
V"'" tanrgca with the murdi-f of Oam.
Ueii, the editor of prohibition paper.
The Board of AIWmm t i ik...
Y-i refused pennilon to the Salvation
, lu parao iae atreeta or make any
demonstrate, on the ground that the
-. ... . - nuisance, ana the majority
cf tha people opposed them. ,
Toe Atlanta, tia.. notice hava mt nn
to the new racket of. the drinker who
wisn to evaue the prohibition law in
dependent club, Recently, several ar-
rests were made of porters, waiter and
uaHeepera or auch place.
A meeting of rtllian. ? 1.. n.
Wa8 held, ta ennal.lt..- ik.
... " .v. .uq VUfiMUUiLf III
holding m election about Nor. 20th. to
MliAal )kaa a. a .. . I
-r i-icscm pronioiuoo law. One
T: aeTea l0'000 Campaign
fund V defeat proWbiUon.
unprecedented raina : haTe failed
throughout North Ttxa All the rivet,
are ovi r their banks, and many washouts
re reported. Train, an. ifi deUyed.
Eleven persona bat, teen drowned at
Cleburne, seta, of. whom belonged to a
family named, ftcumidt. ,
" "- J. O. Memminger, of Charles
. ton. f n k ... . .v.. o
',f -erate Statra treasury aod one of I'rri-
i it i.n 4 T .' . - . .
oioh uuaiM mends and
confidential advlarra, la acrlously ill at
"niucr rmavnee u ut Itock, and
,. t - "nuu, aa BJUUK
Hfty4v miles from AUanta, Ga. ' Freight
" u acconi section
tonsidcrably and a delay of three or four
- ' h..ju. io uvea were lost.
"w, d. v., ia very muco excited
ft the reported Indications of a told
iurrc. ai expert irom Colorado
reports that from specimens of ore found
there, he hat faith enough in it to pay a
oere tUe epecimens wire found.
.The heaviest rain of the season fell at
siawgn,- x. C, and extended over a
largo area. 8iue atreama rose at the
Vato of nioe inches per hour and flooded
ropi. Laigo quantitlea of hay in the
. yrvunu were wawoa vway. ureat
uarnaga na been done to all low-ground
The total vole csit on the liquor ques
tion In Meriwether county, On., vni
8,830. Of this, 1.014 were tart for pro
hibition, , and 1,834 vote were caet
against prohibition. The prohibitionist
make the claim that hundreds of negroes
who voted wire dirniiialified because of
on-peymcnt of taxes.
"Vrank VT. Ilitrper, of Vcrai!Ice, Ky.t
lias ordered a beautiful and costly monu
ment of pure hite marble to lie placed
over the gruve of Ten Ikoeck, the cclc
lrted tMtiog hope. It will to seven
ft and two incbea high, surmounted
rith an urn. The date of Ten Broeck'i
Itirth and death and his famous record
will be luKTibcd on the monument
The rato commlitet of the Syuthern
Taild Association, which Is composed of
alt tho frcijjlit agenta fa the bouthem
f Blatea, Wt at AlUta, Oa. The matter
lonnected with r.tc and classification
I Were disCU'Std. A tieur rata i nmla
on the goods manufactured in cotton fac
toilea, atid tho classification wa changed
from the fifth to the hth cU.. -
A lire occurred at rr.imhvi:id, 8. Cf
ami dcttroyed nioe but ding, aa follows:
Hamilton's general More and residence,
BUck'a general toit, A. F. H. Dake
general store an I haidonce, J. Krnh'a
millinery tore. PearUtlne, KurUh&Co.
grneral store, J. K. Mi gtnrml tor
and D. D. Myers' gr ncral at jre and dwell
ing. Lose lO.OOyj Insurance ta.OOO. ,
CalTolivrr, the lad IS year of igo
who waa spurel by the Igin during
the manerre at Morchrad K w flwl
on from ambush ner town. Pcvcr.il of
JiOmin follower!, whit l.avn Wn In.
d.cled formpprc.J psiticiiwtion In tha
massacre, are hiding in the mountain
near town, heavily armed, ami cannot be
netted. Tron will leave hen court
a IJournt, and it is expected fighting will
begin then. '.
A fire broke out In RIggs't livery (table
at Kichmond, Kf., di-simycd if, and
then spread to tha busincM portion of
Ihccitv. Arnold' grocery, Ociitry A
Co.' hardware, then , tho new opera
hoiiM., Xi(tt jir dure itnro, DoiHfln'
butcher hoji, Grren' ojmm houte, the
Adsm ExprcM Coinpnny'a iilficc, l ntiill
Co.'s realnurnnt. and flrnith 4 llvlfon'
shop w. re li str..jel. Im about C0,
100; imiirance IW.OOO.
A fire wa discovered in the kitchen of
the James JJottJ at Denton, Texas. The
proprietor eoing the flames beyond con
trol, had tbe guest aroused. " Col. A. J.
Hitchcock, a Tcxa veteran, wa warned
and started from his room, but lust his
way an 1 rau into the flame. After a
long search his charred remains were
found In the ruins. He was one of the
survivor of the Fannin m ssacre at Go
li id in March, 1837. He was 73 years of
age, a nntive of GcoTgi.1, an;V lcuvcs a
1 iro est ite. . .
: GENERAL NEWS.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF MATTERS
AMERICA AND EUROPE.
EIOT W 1 16EIDA.
HaJ Calorea He'a Baa Things Thalr Owa
, . War aa a Mraaaicri
A lot of negro gambler took passage oh
Fla, .a When about twelve miles from the
city they became engaged in quarrel
with a lot of negro raftsmeoi PUtol
were drawn And a f usilade of hois be
gan. The Captain of thn tbamer, assi
ted by his tW, attempted to quyll the
disturbance. A negro drew a weapon
upon the officer and told him to vacate
the lower deck. The captain and his crew
being unarmed, retreated to the upper
deck. The steamer waa then put about
and beaded toward the city. Just before
she made tits ' landing at the wharf
Cnjit. i llandlctte ordered the police
to lot no man come ashore.
The negrote then took ranll boat,
When the oftiram Iwrran nrinirnnnti thorn
The (Ire wa returned, but with no effect.
Auoui two nunareu other negroes had
congregated upon tho wharf, armed
With (ticks and wcanonsof varinna Vimla
aud several of their number were urging
the black to pitch into tbe white 8cv
eral arrest were made, and iome thirty
ahota were fired. The. militia vm nr.
dffod out, and it waa only by the cool
nc'a and dctarmlnaf inn nf whitoa that
serious riot wa prevented.
coxfeuebatb sjoldickv none.
One of the mnl nnmitnr nnhmnnl.
tuai ocen s anca in ttio south, Is the
suggestion of Samuel Iamn for tha e
tublUhrtient in Atlanta, Ga.. of a Can
federate Soldier, Home at' Athula
The lnit:eirt:l ri ii-li nf lha ti it f
a h .w-m .ww aHV - W'V a
Georgia haio exjin-fsed their amirobution
vi mo rmcmc, saa ai ini r.e unont jtx-p-'Mon,
boxes will ba .lacol to receive
the doo itlon of t'.iose who desiro to aid.
At tha time the lln-mi r. nr.il .i4it
which was finally located at KiehmomL
V.. Gen. J- A- Uavdna nndimrniwil tn
have it p!a-cd at Atlanta, and ui.douht-
ciiiy ne w:u i. ike au active put in the
Home now lro: ii-l. A lar ft nrtrtirtn nf
the money ta buil t tbe KicUiuomi Home
wu coDtnouica hy xorihern vctrrang.
Pranzlni. the muntcror nf Vrt Ttni.
nault. waa executed la the Jail vard in
1'lace de la Roquette, Pans, France.
A crowd of 80,000 gathered during the
nicl.L. and the nnlirn had imuit diftinilt
in kvfj.ing tli.m within bound. The
majoiity was of tbe rougher element, but
quite a number llongea to the respect
able (lass. Prmniini emerged from the
prison, accompanied by the prison ch ip
Iain and guards; he t-topped for an in
stant and seemed about to breakdown,
lie kised the crucifix held by the abbe,
and knf.lt ti MviM tha knife v An It..
tant afterward and Marie Rcgnault wu
A MOMtTCUfl rONritHtllOM.
Jjaaa Pnmrnv. tha lui mnnl.n
Boston, Mas, who baa been in prison
several Visrs. aa the result of a ibrtftfi tiff
horrible murJi-ra nevpr nritml f,.r
atrocity, has just confeised to crime of
wnicn ne W" not suspected. He admit
having decoyed a little boy n.imoJ Hor
ace Miller out on the tioutii Timtaii
marshes and cut him almott to pica e.
1'omerny hd a mania for cutting reouie
up, lie was only fourteen year old at
the time. A numtwr of weak minded
women have bwn trvintr In nnt ts Im
j - ,-r as ' v I o rlj
rardoned. but It i thoiioht thla
km rill pot t quictui ou their
Prof. Fottcr of Iowa, intl t.thr rami.
table weather prophets, predict cool
westher until abont IliTomiu l. . rtn.
which date, tht winter will be rather
warmer than usual. The first rrt of
September will bo uniuuallv cool, it la
aid, and about the 13th n verv
heavy storm may be expected to croa
tha continent. Thla ainrm will t
accompanied by high winds, r-in, hall and
thunder. It mot destructive fores w ill
be expended in tbe Atlantic State. Tuo
middlo ten davs of tha mnnth arlll r.K.
ably be warm, and the last ten day will
A novn uah. ,
Albert IIowelL aired 30 veaiw. a tttnv
Ctrrier. was arrmtpil In Itnktnn ' !..
on tho charge of emborling h tiers. Ho
wntiain?i.au(jiortiionit urm or
cjtirt. Howell i aver stole the letter on
Ilia 0m rolltl llllt tftnlr lnlfara frnm I -a
boxc of other carriers before the had
been put in the potteries. Howell is a
church member and carried hi religion
ml into hi buttiucsf, alw;ry keeping a
Bible npon hi dock, which ho lead cltir
Ing noun-time and tuadn himself very
conspicuous in tbi rtarticulsr.
Arthur O'Connor, member of rnrl la
ment for Donegal, and Sir Thomas Henry
(irttan Etinondc, member of Patlia.
imnt for Dublin rounty, will,vlitit th
Vol d Htnlc and nddroxt monster meet-In-;
to bo convened by the Irish Nation
nl Ingue of Amend Sir Henry E
tuotide is great-grandson of Henry Gmt
tan, the famous Irish patriot.
Hewa ltttla ia-ltaltdaftollbU Fat 8f
Elrapraa Pallilea-Lahar NatSosw
, at Bane a.aa Abraad, eie. .
McGarrigle, the Chicago," III., J'boo
dler" who escaped to Victoria Bi Ci, has
uu;i 10 jiong nong, cuina. .
Isaao Lucas, treasurer of Wapoketta,
Ohio, and' 31,00 of the county fund,
KM mtauinn A ..u-. A (lilA Z- t
, fcred for information of the whereabouts
, A conspiracy against the Spanish gov
ernment ha been discovered at Ponce.
MMnria riat rrA luiAn
..(..(.J at. - bu 'J.uL il
QUaiTel t B,lvabLUr Jui'muiii iuo prcsiuuuv vi lino
t.a . a .iiiimninin iiiit.
1 Yum Phnn ljm thA fVitnarv..- wl..
recently married an American heiress of
XT Tf 1 .1 .
vw uuveo, voon., lias accepiea a posi
tion on the editorial stall .of the New
Frank C. McNeally,. li) yaarl of ago,
empioyca In the liiddcford saviugs
bauk of Saco, Me., ran away with all
me oon a. money ana ccurmc wmount
ing to nearly $300,000. .
Henry George' friend in New York
have subscribed $1.1,000 for the estab
lishment of an evening paper to be called
the Evening Standard. It will make its
appearance on September 15th.
" The collector of customs at Suspension
Bridge, N. Y., has seized the Canadian
steamer Hastings, tor violation 01 cavi
gntiea law in carrying passenger be
tween Lewiston and Olcott, two Ameri
Gen. Ferron, the French secretary of
war. ha caused two of his nrivate sec
retaries to be arrested on a chargo of
sign lreacon. il is cuargea (net they
disclosed to the Paris Figaro tho plans of
the war office for the mobilization of
f The London. Times protests against the
treatment to which British sealer, in
Bearing sea, are subjected by American
auioonues in Aiasaa, ana suggests tnat
the irovernment atnd a milaor tn Atankan
waters, to secure strictly legal treatment
n-.' i t ......
iur cnuso vessew. c
Georgt A. Ely, of Pottsville, Pa.,
docket clerk to the county commission
ers, suddenly disappeared. Subsequent
invtatttTAtinn hat twralnd tha fut that
Ely ha been engaged In forging and ne
gotiating county bonds, one of $100
Having been traced to bim.
The notice order forbbldinir tha an.
clalibt to celebrate the death of Ferdi
nand Laesale at Berlin, Germany, did not
hava tha deaiml rITnrt. aa thntiunda . f
the follower of the great labor uuion
organizer made a pilgrimage to Grucau.
A utrii'.iia mtl uvnrr.it itiinn.Jk. A m
and several arrest were made by the po
lice. Two cattle dealers of Womctsdoorf,
Pa., purchased a number of car loada of
cattle at the Buffalo stock yardf, which
were sold to different farmers. Some of
the steers showed signs of alarming
sickness, and were found in their stalls
dead. Dr. Bridge, state veterinary sur
geon, say the disease ia Texas fever.
Farmers are greatly alarmed, fearing
spread of tbe disease.
Robert Bonner drove Maud 8. on the
three-quarter-mile track on his farm, at
Tarrytown, li. Y., the fastest mile tbat
has every been made to wagon. Tbe first
half wu made In 1:08, and the but half
in 1.-04, making the mile in S:13.
Mr. Bonner urged the mare only on the
last half, when she made tha marvelous
time of 1:04 1 to wagon on n three
Fresh condemnation of Pasteur hat
been stirred op by the death of Lord Don
mile, in France, ' Doncrailo wa bit: en
by a tame fox, and although Le under
went the Pasteur treatment, he died in
frightful agonies, and with all the symp
tom of hydrophobia. Pasteur declare
that he did not see Doncraile until two
weeks after the fox had bitten him, and
when it was too late to announce a cure
w 1th absolute certainty.
. An attemnt waa mad to burn tirtdmi
over culvert on the Wabash Railroad,
one mile esst of Lafayette, Ind ' A
freight train num arm. ml tha mm at
full speed and tbe engineer ccing the fire,
luip uu airara ana pawca ovcrsaiciv. 1 ne
aM-nnd aiwlinn f.f tha tv.ln
. . v. ..aw .. nnw liajKlH
nd stopped before it reached the bridge
amu ui tiaiuiura put QUI 1110 ore. AS
the engineer of the lint train reached
tha tilirntniT Iirldtva ha taw imh liin ant
from hiding place bear by and disip-
jiwir ia iuo wooua.
The American ship Ropes, 4,200 ton
burthen, the largest ahin that ever ailrd
IntoPugct sound, arrived in Tucnma,
W. TM Mng 89 day from Tokohmiu
with 8,771 tons of tea and other mer
chandise for Chicago, Boston and Phila
delphia merchant. The sh;p, Alexander
Gibson, it due in a few tiny from the
same port. Tbe at rival of the Ityn ia
the beginning it direct trade between
Yokohomaanl Tacoroa, goo Ku..tn. 1
by 180 car of the Northern Pacific inll
road. The value of the enrgo of the
A freight ttain on the (levclnnd A
Marietta Railroad Beared Oldham's tres
tle, four miic north of Cambridge,
Ohio, the bridge waa seen to be on fire.
The engineer called for brake, but a the
trainmen thought It was too late to save
the train several of them jumped. Tbe
fireman, Wm. Adams, had a leg broken
and was otherwise hurt. Other lumping
trainmen were severely Injured. The
engine and all tbe train, except three
cars, passed over the tmtle, sixty fret
of which fell with the three tut or,
dropping them forty-seven feet. .
Tho- who are content to l.unt for
fault find very few virtuoa.
A C0L0SED AVI02.
".' ' "" mmmmm. mmmm ' " '- "'
(eer(la Calor. i rcaple Are 4iappc4 From
. , fredneiae a riay.
In 1633 tho villagers of Olxr Ammer
gnu, in the Bavarian Highlands, on the
cessation of a plague whioU desolated tha
surrounding country, had voWcH to per
form every tenth year tho Passion of our
Savior, out of gratitude and as a mearti
of religiou instruction, vow which Hi
ever since been regularly observed. It
wa afterward omewh'ut remodelled,
nd i perhaps the only mystery or mira
cle play which has survived to the pres
ent day. The last performance in Bava
ria took place In 1880. The persecutor
of Christ considers his part an act of re
JigVme wprsblp, nd he and the other
performer are said to be selected for
their holy life. There are usually about
five hundred players. Some Seven or
eight year ego, Salmi Morso, who had
visited Ober Ammergau, formed a com
pany of iibout one hundred players in
Sin Frsncisco, Cal., with James O'Neill,
who impersonated the Savior, snd gave
one performance in the Grand Opera
House. The building was packed to
(uffocation, but immediately after the
l)lar the nrincinnl charar-tra worn nr.
rested and fined, and were not allowed
to give another.-performance. Morse
then went to New York and made prep
arations to present it on grand scale.
Hundreds of performers wcra entraaoi
but the authorities there prevented it
preseaiauon. 'juorse tuett gave it . up,
having lost .. his fortune in attempt-
iug w present t it, ana shortly
"iter j committed suiciae. The ne
groes, of Bummerville, Augusta'
Ga.; pretty suburb, were to produce the
mr mmeu passion piay, ana at the Hour
of 8 O'clock a lurtre audienea. rnmnnai'd
of both white and colored, congregated
at the hall to witness the play. Howevei
just before the performance was to have
Commenced, the mnrnhnl nf Riimmnrvilln
mounted the stage and informed tho ac
tors tbat it tbey attempted to imperson
ate the Savior he would arrest them. Aa
to the other portion of the performance
uey were at uoerty to produce it, but be
had been instructed by the commissioners
oi ine village to stop the show immediate
Ififanv one tried to imiwrannata r'.rint
the action of the authorities disconcerted
the colored neonle considerablv. aa thev
had irone to tha avnanan nf frottini nn
- i - o o . r
uaoasome costumes lor the occasion.
Most of those who were to take part were
britrht mulattos, but tha Twrann wrhn
wu to impersonate the Savior was as
uiacit as me ace oi spades. - - "
Albert Mead didn terrible murder at
the Mcadville mining camp, at Santa Fe,
New Mexico, in which he was partner.
He bad fallen out with the company and
went to the camp to secure certain papers.
He hiil in the buhes to imbush bis part
ners, two of whom were expected to pass
in a wagon. V ben the team was within
fifty yards of the camp, Albert stepped
from the brush with a Winchester rifle in
his hand snd ordered halt. He ordered
a Mr. Hands to call Harvey Mead and
Joseph Downing from tbe cabin. Mead
and Downing came out. Albert fired
and Downing fell dead. A second shot
killed Harvey Mesa and a third fatally
wounded Hands. Fred Mead, who was
in the wsgon, attempted to fire on Albert,
but bis weapon snapped, and the two
men clinched and struggled for the weap
on. Fred securing it, shot Albert through
"BETTY AND TUB BABY.'
Frankfort, Ky., was crowded with
people from all part of the state, and all
was bustle of excitement, the occasion
being the inauguration of Gen. 8. B.
Buckncr. The crand stnnd in the state
house yard was beautifully decorated
with flags, festoon and fi iwcr. Scat
were provided for the people in front of
it, and back of the date house were 130
lent spread for the use of the soldiers.
A procession composed of the state mili
tia, officials, judge of court of appeal
tnd superior c urt, and tbe city fire de
partment and police, escorted Gi n. Buck-
ner to the state house, where the oath of
office was lmlnNtrred to hi in bv Chief
Justice Price, Then-tiring covemor. J.
P. Proctor Knott, will make his home in
Louisville and reume the practice of the
law. It h aaid one of the first acts of
Gov. Buckncr will lie to stamp on the
lawlessness now prevailing in Rowan
err n two. "
A watchman in the emnlov of Wicsct
Bros., at t White street. New York, on
opening the store discovered a man inside
the railing. Knowing the intnidcr had
no business there, he quickly locked the
door and went for a policeman. When
the officer anmared on the scene tbe
supposed thief started for the front of
a a. ' - a a . . -
the building, ana witnout ne-iuu.m
prang headforemost through the pkte
gins window. A large sign outside the
window mpeuod bis ucweni, ana ne iy
face downward on tbe shattered glate,
which wa fast cntting his body In two.
Hewssreicued fioin his position, but
died in ten mlnuUs afterward without
tittering a word. He was identified u
Jimmic MeDavItt, well-known profes
sional thief. On the officer searching
the prcmi, neon federate of M .Davit t's
was found and cuptnred. lie it knows
to the police a Rat."
FOOLHARDY MAN. f
Charles Alexander Pctf v. of Susnen.
lion Bridge, N. Y., 87 years of age, and
by trade a wagon maker, mule info trip
through the whirlpool tapids, Ningan
Falls, in a lifelwit built by himself an..
upon the conxttu ti-iii f wbiih hi ha
Iwcu engaged duhng the. p;i.l sun.iner.
The strangest part of it Is t it Pvicy hii
oo practical knowledge of beat building.
DOTS FROM WASHINGTON.
PREPAR1SO FOR HARD VORK
Anpalatateata af Soathrra Maa -Intrrntliif
- ueparia ai Urpariraeat umeera Nelra
A baa t Nate Omdala.
THE CHICAGO CAMP.
The President ha issued a proclama
tion allowing the free entry of the arras,
munitions and baggage of such foreign
military organizations as may desire to
participate in the militia encampment
end drill to be held in Chicago, III., iu
October next, upon ' satis lac to ry osf us
ances being Given that none of the ar
ticles shall be Sold or permitted to re
uuua in ijus country,
K" tAUtU BESTORKD. '
Acting Land Commissioner Stokalnger
1 as issued the necessary instructions to
carry into effect Secretary Lamar's recent
order restoring to settlement aud entry
certain railroad indemnity lands, among
others the following: Alabama & Chat
tanooga road, Alabama, about 3,500
acres, covered by unapproved selections;
Vicksburg & Meridian Railroad of Miss
issippi, about 1,300 acres, also covered
by uuapprovea selections. ,
TOE fbesident's prooeamme.
President snd Mrs. Cleveland on their
arrival at St Louis, Mo., Saturday even
ing, October 1st, will proceed immed
iately to the residence of Mai. D. R.
Francis, whose guests they will be until
Monday morning, when they will take
quarters in one of the hotels. The Pres
ident and wife will, on Sunday, October
0th, in Madison, Wis., be tbe guests of
Postmaster-General Vilas, and will be
tbe guests of Senator Howell E. Jackson,
at Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, October
EK. CROOK'S MOVEMENTS.
Gen. Mcfeelcy, Acting Secretary of
War, said that the department had not
heard, from Gen. Crook since he wu or
dered to go to the scene of the Indian
troubles in Colorado. - Gen. Macfeely
discredits (he published reports of a fu
rious fight near Rangley, and reiterates
what himself and other army officers
have laid, that if the civil authorities
will leave the settlement of the difficulty
to Gen. Crook, the trouble will soon be
ended and the Indians all brought bsck
to their reservation; and that this will all
be done without the United States troop
firing a single gun.
AS EXTENSIVE FBATJD.
The Pension Office has information
that Henry S. Anderson, of Sexton,
Washington Co., Ark., has been convict
ed in tbe United States Court of the
Western district of Arkansas of six sepa
rate offenses against the pension laws,
namely: Taking illegal fees, one count;
presenting fraudulent papers, two counts ;
and forging evidence, three counts.
TT special examiner having the case in
charge report that material wa In hand
for conviction almost ad infinitum, but
six conviction afford ccope for the in
fliction of punishment to more than fill
the measure of life remaining to the of
fender, these were deemed sufficient.
WBAT THE PRESIDENT IS DOING.
It is the intention of the President to
spend the next few weeks at Oakview.
He regards this as his vacation time, and
while he will spend it near the capitol so
that he can attend to actual public busi
ness, he will not feel obliged, when nec
essarily called to the White House, to de
vote any time to persons seeking places
or merely desirous of paying their re
spects. The President appointed Prof.
u. Brown Goode, assistant director of
the national museum, to be commissioner
of fish and fisheries, Vice Professor S. F
Baird, deccAscd. Judge McCue, solici
tor of the treasury who waa first tended
the office, declined it because of hi lack
of Kicntiflc knowledge. "
The President ha been invited lo be
present at an all-day jubilee at t'ae East
ern Schuetzcn Park, B iltimore.
Tho President hat appointed Robert
C. Crowley, of Mississippi, to be marshal
of the United States Consular Court at
The finding of a court maitiat has been
approvcd.dismisdngCspt. Cyrus N, Gray,
25th infantry, from service for appear
ing at inspection for duty as officer of the
day while drunk.
The British government Las notified
the Department of State that the date of
receiving applications for space at the
Melbourne international Exposition has
been extended from August 81st to Oct
ober 31st, 1887.
Mayor Hewitt and a committee of the
Board of Aldermen appointed for that
purpose, sent aa invitation to Mrs. Presl
dent Cleveland to attend the New York
firemen's parade and inspection next
month and present a stand of colors on
tbat occasion to the fire department.
The Acting Secretary. of the Treasury
made tbe following appointment in the
Internal Revenue service t Fulton J.
Williams ganger, "District of Georgia ;
Win Held 8. Morris, Samuel C. Foutnin
and Thomas K. De Witt, gangers. Sixth
district of Virginia; Wm. F. Camplw l,
traugcrft, Fifth district of North Carolina;
Luke Verner, storekeeper and gauger,
District of South Carolina. j
SOUTH CAE0LDTA (WAXES.
Feapla Baiaewkat Frlghlcaetl
Caarche Fillrd Wllh Hinnera. ,
Three shocks of earthquake occurred
in various part of South Carolina. The
disturbance was very slight in Charles
ton, which would indicate that the center
of the trouble was northwest. Nevcrthe-4
less the excitement there is very great. A
large number of white people have left
the city on summer excursions. . The ne
groes were greatly demoralized, holding
nightly prayer meetings in churches, and '
many conversion occurring nightly.
uuuwuuiu lauur is utterly aemorauzea.
Among the white a vague feeling of
unpleasantness prevails, but there is no
interruption , to pusmess of sny kina.
An earthquake shock was folt - at Or- '
angeburg. It was accompanied by tha
usual rumbling nois which was quite
lengthy and loud. The shock was general
ly felt. Columbia must got the full benefit
of the earthquake. Houses shook and win
dows rattled to a decided degree. The
trembling lasted about ten seconds. A
pronounced earthquake shock was felt
at Sumter last night about a quarter
of 11 o'clock at night. The rumbling
sound was particularly heavy- and the
tremor very perceptible. A loud roar
with a small shako was experienced at
COLOR MNB IN VIRGINIA.
The city of Petersburg, Vs., is in a
feverish state of excitement, caused by a
clash between the colored people and
whites. Mrs. Dejarnett was struck in
the street by a negro man, while she was
interfcrring in behalf of her child, who
bad trouble with a young negro. The
negro man was arrested, fined $50 and
sent to jail. Dr. Samuel Hinton, a
prominent physician, interferred in an
alteration between his young son and
some colored children, among whom was
t girl. The girl with a stick threatened
bis son. Hinton expostulated, and tho
girl's response was that she would kill
the boy. Dr. Hinton then shot the girl.
IT . 1 . 1 . . i .
uo waa arruaieu. auu urougut oeioro
the mayor's court, and the case wss con
tinued. The colored people have be
come verv vinlpnt and hava demanded
through a colored lawyer, that the same
punishment' be inflicted on Dr. Hinton
tbat was given in the case of the negro
who struck Mrs. Dejarnett, A card
publit-hcd in the papers and -signed by
ptominent colored men, has incensed the
white portion of the community. War
rants were issued and tbe editor of the
Iudcx-Appeal and tbe signers of the card
were arrested on the charge of libeL
The excitement has become so intense
thit the mayor ordered three, companies
of militia to hold themselves in readiness
to preserve the peace. .
THE Bat-ATI It, GA KIOT.
From a careful investigation of alt the
circumstance connected with the Deri
tur, Ga.. riot, it pcr that the hoot
ing oi Mar-Hal Hurst waa tlone by a
negro named Pritchett, who ha not yet
es raptured, ana I supnosea to be
iding in Tennessee. Two no;1 roc
amed Gather and L'l'vij iv have Ut i.
arrested and are now la the jail at Atlanta.
WILL BB StSPEXDED.
The Chicago 111.. Herald tavs. the
seven condemned anarchists are to hang.
Information has been received through
reliable sources, tbat the supreme court
will affirm the death verdict against the
anarchists when they meet. The opinion
iu the case will then be filed by the jus
tice wno mauo it, ana it will receive the
signature of all other justices, who, it
wou d appear, are fatly--reuajed.. with
its contents. Chief t f Police, EberWd ,
and Sheriff Matson have already received
an intimation of what is coming, and
they have been making active preparation
to meet any emergency that may arise.
That Shcritl Matson also had received di
rect intimation of the act ion of the court, is
evidenced b the extraordinary precau
tion bo hat been taking lately in keep
ing suspicious persons out of the jail.
Everybody who call to ec the anarchist
isrcloscly watched while in j ul, and not
a few visitors, are denied admission.
The American National Baptist Con
vention (colo-ed) assembled in Mobile,
Ala., in annuul session. Delegates were
present from Alubama, Florida, Georgia,
Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Hanson, Mis!ssippl, Missouri and Ohio.
Rev. M. J. Simmon, of Louisville, -Ky.,
the president, made the opi ning address,
showing the progress of the work of the
colored Baptists. An add.es of wel
come was then made by the Rev. W. F.
Owens, pastor of the Third Baptiat
Church, in which the convention is
meeting. Dr. Simmon wa re elected
president, and tho Rev. Mr. Owens vice
president CRAY AND BLCC
Elaborate preparations have been made
for the reunion of the 23d Georgia in
fantry, at Adairsville. A colonel in a
Pennsylvania tcgimeot, who waa for a
time a prisoner of the 23 J, ha had mado
a large diamond cross of unique design,
valued at $2,300, which he will present
to his former emptor a a mark of his
esteem. The cron will be presented by
a delegation of ten Pennsylvania young
ladies, who will come to Georgia in a
special car. At the state Hue they are to
be "met by a delegation of Georgia young
ladies and veterans.
EARTH Qt.'AKB IH MEXICO.
A brisk earthquake shock was experi
enced In the City of Mexico, agitating
houses and making the pt ople dizzy. In
some streets the people ran out of their
houses and fill on their knees, praying.
The sh ick was not severe, ami mostly felt
in the outlay Dgpoi tion of the city. Tbe
direction of the dbrthquake was from
north to south, and iu duration wu
eight seconds. In the cspital of the
tate of Giiicrro, two archc in the r
cideio tbe main square were thrown
down. Eatihqunke shocks were felt at
Oiziba, Fiapa snd Ottumba.
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