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HILLSBORO, N. C, THURSDAY, , MAY 24, 1888. , . V, v ; ,
1 A federation of clubs and similar
, soeleties in Paris has been formed with
the object of cheapening medical attend
ance. Adult members of the association
pay forty cents a year for medical at
tendance, and children twenty cents.
' ; The contract for the Peter Cooper
' monument In New York has been
awarded to 6t Gaudens, the, sculptor,'
' who began his art work in Cooper Insti
tute. The monument will cost about
v $33,000, and the money is in the bank.
It is a enrioui fact that while Queen:
Victoria speaki "German in her home
- circle, the present German Empress dis
regards it In hers and uses English as
. much as possible. Eogiiih is the jQrev
side tongue of the Greek, Danish and
Russian royal families.
It has been figured ont by a statistical
official that there art 81 criminals to
every 1000 bachelors and only 11 crimi
nals to every 1000 married men. From
this showing he argues that matrimony
restrains men front (prime, and ought
. therefore to be encouraged by legislation
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The hay crop of 1887 was something
like forty-Are million tons. For the
put seven years the hay crop has aver
aged a value of about three hundred and
eighty-eight million dollars a year. The
hsy crop exceeds the cotton crop in value,
and Southern farmers are now paying
mora attention to It than ever before,
INTERESTING FACTS BUIEFED
FOE BUST HUMANITY. .
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MOVEMSKTS Dr RELIGIOUS, TBMFEBANCB,
MASOKIO AJ!D SOCIAL CIBCLEB FIREB,
ACCIDENTS IBOVSTaiaj. FBOGRESS.
Artificial flowers are going ont of nie
in England and lace coming In at about
an equal ratio. In .138? the value of
flowers imported reached the enormous
aura of $2,500,000, while la ISSfl this fell
off to $1,550, (00. The increate la the
importation of lace meanwh.ia has
amounted to more than all these figures
of artificial flowers together. , . ; . t
Aa old man in Maytville, Ky., has
driven a coal .wagon for thirty-eight
years, and in that time it is estimated
that he has delivered over 4,009,000
bushels of coal. In his declining years
he can reflect that he has contributed to
the comfort, and consequently to the
happiness, of a vast number of 1Ij fellow
beings, aai therefore has not lived In
vein. ' ' ' ' '
Soma interesting facts and figure re
garding the unfortunate exiee of
. Siberia have recently found their way
into print lteppea-s that on January
1 of this year, the total rubber of politi
cal and other prisoners of both sexes in
the provinces of IrKuuk, I'eneselsk and
Yakutsk was 110,000. f the 42,000
were in fixed places of residence, 20,000
were employed on different public
works and 4?,000 bad escaped confine
ment and were living on ,thir own
boot In WwUra Siberia tho nnrober
of the escaped prisoners waa sti.I greater,
a recently taken census of the different
- towns and villages showing that the
enormous proportion of ? per coot were
missing. : ;
The treatment which Sir Morell Mae
ken'ie is receiving- in Berlin greatly ex
a per ate the people here, writes the
Englbh corretpondent of the New York
Sua, and there is area some wild talk in
society of boycotting certain Cenuan
medical e parts settled in London. We
leara from Berlin that Mackenzie is the
recipient dally of many abusive and
threatening letters." He is railed at in
the press and ioeulte 1 on the bill board,
Oay the other day aa olTen'lve cartoon
was found potted on the famous Bran
denburg gate, depicting the Empresa
Victoria and Dr. Mackenzie, with the in
scrintlon beneath: "The murderers of
onr Emperor." The placard was imme
diately torn down by the police, but no
attempt was made to discover and
punish its authors.
The $10,000 cook who is engaged and
will soon hold the position of "gastro
Domical director" ia Mr. W. K. Vender
bilt'a household, says tha New York
lYm, besides being the , Inventor of
recipes for producing appetite, and
"plots" for taking them away again,
knows ton wonderful nicety the anatomy
oi a fowl or bird. He can curve one
with a touch of refinement, and has aa
ability to make a little go a great way,
that it would be difficult to anrpass
Take a duck, for instance, (iff go the
legs ana wings In four quick iwmmw of
the knife. ext the bna.t bone
clean shsven with a perpendicular stroke
and then a number of horizontal on.
leaving as many slice on the dish as there
has been dabes of the knife. Then the
carcsss Is divided into so many nice look
lag tidbits that each vies with tha other
a trying to prove Itself the most tempt
ing morsel of all If "If. Josef "get
nred of bis small salary and limited
quarters, ha can give lessons la tha art of
ststhctM carving or turn surgeea.
i . , '. , Alabama., t . f
The ' Alabama Mawnle irrsnd lodire
laid tho comer-stone ,of. Jefferson
county courthouse, atBinalngham,Thurs
The American Institute of Mining En
gineers, President W. : B. Potter, of Bt.
Louis, presiding, met in Birmingham on
Wednesday. About one hundred mem
bers were present, and many of them ac
companied by their wires. President
Potter said he had traveled from the At
lanticto the Pacific, and nowhere else
bad he found such inexhaustible miueral
resources as in North Alabama.
Last October Editor G. IL Johnson
of the Birmingham Sunday Morning
Star, shot a real estate agent and a po
liceman, slightly wounding both. Ie
was ' released On $4,000 bond, and on
Wednesday bis case waa ciilkd for triut
In the criminal court. , Johnson hod been
in the courtroom alt the forenoon, but at
recess he diiwppearcd. When his case
was called he couldn't be found in the
. At Eoaley. six miles from Birmingham,
Terrell Dardtn, a negro ex-convict, was
shot dead, on Thursday, by Deputy
Sheriff Jack Pasco. Pasw arrested the
negro for burglary, and while reading
tbe warrant the officer was knocked
down by his pi i oner, who then started
to run. Pasco got np and started ia
pursuit. The negro again turned on Mm,
and was then shot through the heart.
Darden had lust served out a five years
Sentence for burglary, and robbed a store
at Pratt mince a lw days alter be was
A collision took place at Muscadine
creek, on the Georgia Pacific road on
Thursday. The Atlanta bouod passen
ger train ran into a west bouud ireigbt
train which was leaving a aide track.'
The freight engine was driven into a box
car, splitting it in half. The pilot ot
both engines were demolished, and the
cab of tbe passenger engine was tofn off.
l an baargage car was smashed, l ne in
ured are: William Diunks, engineer oi
pussengcr train, face bruised; B. IL Fill
more, baggage master, lip cut and hip
bruised. A. B. Dunning, express messen
ger, nose smashed.
Augusta is to hsve a reformatory In
stitution for children. Sixty acres of hud
has been purchased for it
Governor Gordon, on Thursday, par
doned J. M. A. Stringer, sentenced to
imprisonment for life for killing John
Goddis In Lumpkin county.
The Bute Grand Lodge of the Knights
of Pythias met ia Atlanta. Tbe street
parade of tbe uniformed division was
magnificent. Mnyor Cooper welcomed
them ia a spexh, and Governor Gordon
On Moidny nL'ht, fire broke out In the
West & Edwards buildinir oa Prror I
street, Atlanta, and a loss of nearly $00, !
000 ws sustained. Bain & Kirkpatrick, !
hardware; McDonald Bros., grocers; and
Levi Conn, wholesale dealer la notions
were the principal sufferers.
On Sunday, a mob of several hundred
young men rotten-egged the salvation
Army ia Atlanta, and assaulted toe bar
racks with rocks. Mayor Cooper has
ordered the police to protect tha Army,
and will hold them to rigid accountabil
ity if they do not, so ha says.
At a large gathering on Thursday night
of Mitchell foot, O. A. It, of Atlanta,
and their Northern friends, Prof. Thayer
suggeted, and it was received with great
favor, that memortd services for both
Confederates and Union soldiers should
be held on the same day.
JohnW. Robert employed oa the
tank at Iccvl.lc, oa the Chattahoochee
river, was walking along the (State Rail
road, wbea he wn atrmk by a freight
engine and cut into small pieces. The
Heart bad been separated as ii by a knue
and was lying all alone upon a croastie.
Her. G. IL rat 11 lo died oa Wednes
day, at Ciarksville. after a lingering ill
ness, lie was well Known and greatly
beloved in Atlanta. At one time he waa
tbe pastor of St. Paul's Methodist church
la that city. He waa a prominent mem
ber of tbe North Georgia conference for
Geo. II. Eddleman, a real-estate man,
and Thomas Greahain, the yardmaster
of tha W. & A. IUilroad, had a dispute
oa Wcdncsdny in aa Atlanta restaurant.
Eddleman complained that his book
keeper belonged to too many secret so
cieties, and spoke unkindly of those
organizations. Gresham denounced him
as a liar, whereupon Eddleman assaulted
him with a cane, following it up with a
pistol shot whii b took effect la Ores
ham's stomach. The wounded man died
and Eddli man was Jailed.
The diocmn council of the Protestant
Ephconal church of the state, met in
Frank May, working at a saw mill,
near Port ifa-public, was caught by a saw
Which cut off his leg at the thirb, en
tared his lids and cut bis bowels, liver
and lungs, and forced bis heart from the
left to the right aide. He lived f ourteen
hours and suffered intense thirst. The
water he drank flowed out at hia wound
In bis side. He wsa conscioua until his
death. The doctors consider it most re
m.u k able thai death did not occur im-mediately.
tlarua. ' ' ' " "
Phosphate beds twelve feet in thick
ness have been discovered on lands in the
Alligitor creek vicinity. ,
The state immigration convention met
nt Jacksonville oa Wednesdav. and
j adopted measures to attract reliable im
migration to settle la Florida.; f f
At a colored festival at Ocalo, Sunday
a row occurred. Will Williamson shot
and killed Matthews Lucius and wounded
two others. The murderer, with his ac
cessories, ' John Bellinger and Henry
Fisher, were arrested, 4 .
The western portion of Wakulla county
is peculiarly adapted to bee culture, and
niauy gallons of honey are annually sold
by the people of that vicinity. No pains
whatever is taken in the cultivation of
this industry, the old. fashioned gums
being still in use. Many of tbe citizeoa
oa the upper Ocklockonee have from 130
to 200 hives. .
In the "Derby" race at Louisville.
"Macbeth," the winning horse, netted
bis owner, named Hawkins, (70,000.
A supplementary report was made on
luursUuy on tbe investigation of ex
Treasurer Tate's office, in Louisville. It
shows that 418.000 taxes naid bv the
Kentucky Central Railroad Co., has never
been accounted lor,
' ( MUaaari.
Word comes from O'Fallon that the
water is now an unbroken sheet from
bluff to bluff, except in the extreme
southwest portion of the bottom. Busi
nes on tbe Keokuk line is wholly sus
pended, as an open lake of water reaches
from bt. reter to neyona oia jaonroe. .
The gap in Sny levee, through which the
whole oi tbe Mississippi is bow pouring.
has widened almost thirty yards. Sny
basin contains ? 130,000 acres of fine
fanning land, and it is estimated that
fully 73,000 acres will be inundated. Of
the submerged lands 80,000 acres are in
crop, and the majority ia wheat .... The
flood situation grew worse on Wednes
dav on the opposite side of. tbe river, and
it is now most certain that Indian Grove
district will be abandoned for years to
come. Indian Grove region is completely
covered with water. No loss of life hs
yet been reported, but the damage to
property in the to di-tricts is known to
be not lar irom ii.ow.wv.
The General Assembly of the Southern
Presbyterian church met in Baltimore on
Thursday. The sermon , was preached
by Rev. Dr. Stricklcr, of Atlanta; Ga.,
moderator. The assembly includes sixty
presbyteries, which are represented gen
erally by one clerical and one lay dele
gate, though some of them have two of
each, ibe whole number is about one
hundred and fifty, who are entitled to
seats ia the body, '
, Nanh Carolina. 1 ' ! '
Information comes from the tobacco-
growing counties of the western part of
the state that two-thirds or more of
young plants were killed by the recent
frosts. , Vegetables and wheat ' wero
greatly damaged at numerous points in ,
the mountains. The mercury went be
low SO, and in one instance to 23 degrees
above.'- ' - -
AROUND THE GLOBE.
WASHINGTON NEWS. !
HOW C0XGKES3 IS BPENDHJQ
I ITS THO AND ENERGY.
omen acts or the fresidxkt ur-
frOIXTM EXTS AND REMOVALS WHXtt
' THB RATION'S ItOHBt 80ES OOStlP. ,
t CONGRfeSAlONAitf .
' In the Senate, the pension appropria
tion bill was taken up, the question be
ins on the amendment reported by the
committee on appropriations to strike out
the words, '"That ia all pensions to
widows, payments ahall be made from
the date ot death of tbe husband," and
DIFFERENCE OF OPINION.
In the Southern Baptist Convention,
held at Richmond, Va., during a discus
sion about Chinese missions. Mr. Joyner. J
a returned missionary, said it was hi
opinion that our missionaries to China?
should dou their costumes, conform to
the diet and manner of living of tbe
Chinese, build churches after their atyla
of architecture, and be all things to all
men, and thus win their confidence and
esteem. The speaker was earnest, ad
vancing ideas and declaring focte not
hitheito prescribed to this convention.1
The Chinaman is amused at the man
ners of the foreigners and despises his
dress and cuisine. He, (Joyner,) laudj
Dr. McKay, who has gradually succeeded
in China, by adopting vuioese "M?"""'
to insert, "That all payments which have j diet building Cbine-e houses and lastly
hereafter be granted but best of all, to the glory oi uoo
ITEMS GLEANED FE02I TELE
PHONE AND TELEGSAPH.
OTEBESTntO DOTS ABOUT . TUB HOETH,
EAST AKO WEST THB EUBOPBAH SITU
ATION DO CG8 OF KIN OS AHD QUEENS.
Fire la Blarkvdle on Wednesday de
stroyed twenty-four stores and resiliences.
Total loss $34,550.
About half a dozen vessels of the
North Atlantic fleet will rendezvous at
Port Roysl, arriving on Sunday, and
during a week's stay will treat visitors to
a grand sham 8,'ht, etc. Tbe yacht
ciuDSOi Charleston and navannali will
Will Palmer and John Dammond, la
borers on the CK.fi W. Railway, were
arretted at Greenville on Thursday
charged with riot and carrying concealed
weapons. On last Sunday night, while
thev were nasimr several citizen' houses.
they cursed their families and fired pis
St Mark's colored Episcopal church.
Charleston, has determined to maintain
aa independent position. At a recent
meeting of tbe congregation, resolutions
were adopted expressing gratification
that after thirteen yearn of patient effort,
the constitutional rich ta of St. Marks bad
been recognized by the diocesean con
vention in admitting Rev. J. II. M. Pol
lard, its colored minister, to membership
in the convention without question or
objection, "but holding our union in
the church by our allegiance only to the
bishop of tbe diocese under tbe canons
and constitution of the general conven
tion of the Protestant Episcopal church
in tha United States, without reference
to the diocesean convention of South
Carolina or its laws."
Buildings aggregating in value over
fl.000.000. have been commenced to
Chattanooga since January.
Pension Examiner. Dr. J. L. GaMon,
of Chattnnoosa, ha been removed, and
Dr. w. T. IIoie takes bis place.
Dr. n. A. Brinkly, of Nahville, was
arrested oa a charge of being concerned
in the uttering oi counteiieit money.
Gov. Robert L. Taylr was tenonti
nated at tbe Nashville Democratic Con
vention, oa tho nunl ballut receiving
1,081 votes, the opposition casting 314
Henry Lane, a young man about twen
ty-one years old, night-watchman fr the
Lenoir Manufacturing Co., at Lenoir, on
Monday, was struck by an engine and re
ceived injuries from which be died.
Thurwliiv waa a iml.t dav in Somerville.
The crews from either end of the Tennes
see Midland wire st work laying track
just west of town, and to nearly together
that it waa known early in tbe day that
the day would witness the laying of the
last rail. Tbe whole population visited
the track la the afternoon and inspected
tha systematic working of the large crews
of men, and quite a Targe Dumber re
mained till dark, when the last spike
was driven, and Memphis and Jackson
were united with bonds of steel
Mai. O It. Ernrnt. Cant Dan C. King
man and Col. William E. Merrill const
tule the board that pass on the Memphis
bridge. The westcra approach will be
sln three-quarters of a mile from the
bank of the river, while the eastera or
Memphla approach will not be more than
una nr loo left lontr. The atructure will
ha enmnmed of ateel and the moat solid
naaonrv. and will coat $2,000,000.
Threwill be only one railroad track
across tha bridge, and the wagon and
foot-way will be of pUnk, a a level with
Tha new state can M of Texaa was
dedicated Wednesday with imposing ctr-
The cotton operativea at Blackburn,
England, have gone on a strike.
Three persons were killed and fifteen
wounded recently oa the Santa Fe Rail
road by the explosioa of a powder car on
that road. "
Col. James H. Woolford, who, during
the War was in the Confederate treasury
department, died suddenly on Wednes
day of heart disease, in Madison, Ind.
A volcanic eruption and waterspout
hsve occurred in New Pomerania, New
Guinea, doing immense damage. Many
natives and three Uermans were uuea.
The candle and elycerine manufactory
of the Searbom Manufacturing Company !
in Chicago, 111., waa completely destroyed
bv fire on Wednesday aitemoon. xoss,
$130,000, . ;
Twenty-five Crofter families, number
ing 113 souls, embarked at Stornoway,
England, for Manitoba on Wednesday.
Pipers played dirges as the Crofters left
their homes. . i' '
Tbe Prussian government ia actively
watchinjr the strikers, who sre encouraged
by the socialists. The police have seized
50,000 socialist leanets ana arresiea uur-
The Chinese ambassador boa handed to
the English government a note protesting
sgainst the action oi vno auinoniiea ia
the colonies in preventing the landing of
'Prof." Godfrey, an expert colored
boxer of Boston. Mass.. baa challenged
John L. Sullivan to a bout with the
gloves. The colored man agrees to put
the 'champion slugger" through.
The National Convention of the Equal
rtinhts nartv met at Dea Moines, Iowa,
on Wednesday, and nominated Mrs. Belva
A. Lockwood for president, and Aiirea
H. Love, of Philadelphia, for vice presi
Vice Admiral Sir William Nathan
Wright llewett K. C. B., K. C. S. L.,
V. C, commander ot tne cnannei neex oi
tbe British navy, died in Portsmouth,
England. He had served in the British
navy amce ion, oecoming a commanuer
in 1833 and rear admiral in 1878.
The statement made by Lord Wolseley,
adjutant general of the Biitisb army.
that lUO.U'iu men couia lane ana uoiu
the night little isle," added to the state
ment of Lord Charles Bereuord of the
navy, that tbe navy was in poor condi
tion, has created great excitement ia
In tbe French Chamber of Depuret,
M. Pyat laid on the table a bill providing
that factories or worxsnops, wncse own
ers spontaneously close r Vir doors against
employes shall be expropriated and
their works given to the workmen. Hia
demand for urgency for the bill was re
Tha employee of Singer, Niraick &
Co., iron manufacturer la Pittsburg,
pa., have been notified that their wssjes
will be reduced ten per cent oa May
88th. ...The Pottaville Iron and Steel
Company at Pottsviile, Pa., has given six
hundred employes of iu fish-bar rolling
mill notice of tea per cent reduction of
A terrrible eiDlosion occurred at the
powder house at Fratteville brown
stone qurrry, near Stockton, N. J., on
Thursday. One man was killed and
several others were injured. A number
of houes were wrecked and considerable
property destroyed. The report waa
heard twenty miles away. Three hun
dred kegs of powder exploded. Tha
explosion was caused by tha workmen
dropping a aeg m powutr.
The Leadville express on the Denver
Rio Grande road, waa derailed while
round!- long curve ia Browa'a can
yon, loiorauo. ino cxprcu bum wag-
gage car wero uucu v j,vvr wu
In the canyon, and tbe smoking car
was partially demolwhed. The day
coach and sleepers turned over oa the
track, but were only anenuy injnrea.
The ewnpe of many from death ia re
garded as marvelous, although many wet
been, or which may
under the creoeral lawn rezulatln? pen
sions to widows in consequence of death
occurring from cause which originated in
the service since the 4th of March. 1801.
shall commence from the date of death of
the husband." The Senate proceeded to
business ' on tbe calendar and passed,
among other bills, the following: Senate
bill appropriating $150,000 for quarters
and barracks at branches of the national
military home for disabled and volunteer
soldiers. Senate bill for a light ship at
Bashes Bluff Shoal, Elizabeth river, Va.,
not to cost over $80,000....
lathe House, Mr. Henderson, of Iowa,
presented tbe conference report on the
Cincinnati exposition bill and it was
acrrced to. The House went into com
mittee of the whole (Mr. Springer, of Illi
nois, in the chair) oh the tariff bill.
Mr. Nichols, ot North Carolina, favored
tbe repeal of the internal revenue system.
Other speakers against the Mills bill
were Messrs. Romeis, of Ohio; Sawyer,
of. New5 York; 8pooner. of Rhode
Island, and Felton, of Colorado, and in
favor of U, Laue, of Illinois, and Marsh,
The resolution offered by Mr. Test in
tbe Senate Monday, providing for a se
lect committee to examine questions
touching meat and meat product of the
United States, was token up after a long
discussion by Messrs. Vest, Manderson,
Cullom and Plumb. The resolution for
tbe select committee waa extended ao a
to make the investigation embrace the
trunk line association, Central traffic as
sociation and other agencies of transpor
tation, and was adopted. The Senate
bill appropriating $500,000 for tha com
mencement of a boat railway around tha
obstructions of Columbia river at
Dulles and Ceblio Falls was pissed.
Among the bills passed were the Senate
bill aonronriatins tlO.000 for a public
f- building at Fort Monroe, Va,, and Sen
ate bills to psy various ciaimania tor
cotton taken by Gen. Burnside for
military works at Knoxville, Tenn....
The House met at 10 o'clock, and went
into committee of the whole (Mr.
Springer, of Illinois, in the chair) on tha
tariff bill. Mr. Baker, of New York,
spoke in support of tbe protective tariff.
Speeches were made by Messrs. Farqu
bar and Brum against, and Messrs. Wea
ver and Russell for the bill.
Among the bills reported in the Sea
ate, on Wednesday, from the committees
and placed on the calendar, were the fol
lowing: Senate bill granting the use of
certain lands to the city of St Augus
tine, Fla., for a public park; House bill
to authorize the construction of a bridge
across the Tennessee river at Knoxville,
Tenn.; House bills appropriating $100,
000 for a public building at Columbus,
Ga., and increasing the limit of the coat
for the public building at Charleston, 8.
C, to $300,000 were taken from the cal
endar and passed. The till to limit tha
hours of letter carriers (House bid) was
taken np and passed without d;scusion
or division. It provides that hereafter
eight hours shall constitute a day's work
for letter carriers in titles or postal dis
tricts connected therewith, aod allows
them extra pay for overtime. The bill
for tbe establishment of a bureau of ani
mal industry wsa displaced from its
position as "unfinished business' and
remitted 'to the calendar. Houe bill to
establish a department of labor was taken
up, laid aside informally, and the pen
sion appropriation bill waa considered.
....In the House, speeches in favor cf
the tariff bill were made by Missrs. Buck
slew.of Pennsylvania, and 6tone, of Ken
tucky, and against it by Messrs. Hender
son, Grant, of Vermont, and Seymour.
The committee then rose, after further
unimportant and minor legislation.
One bundled and five aneecnea have
been made oa the tariff bill up to tha
present time. The speeches have occu
pied ninety-seven hours and twelve min
utes In delivery. Eighty-nine hours hava
been occupied during day ses-ious, and
eight hours and twelve minutes during
married a Chinese wife, lie insiws u
this sugsreatcd plan h the one Paul .prac
ticed. Dr. Graves, from China, whohae
been a missionary for twenty-five years,
spoke, differing "from last speaker. Ht
has been there a long tune, nnd his ob
servations and experiences ore justtrja
opposite of Mr. Joyner'-. He lost hia
heoltb while trying to subsist on Chinese
food, and for a while assumed the
Chinese dress. It was a failure ; . also
trying to live in a Chinese house ,
waa out of the question. If one is to
accomplish any adequate work for .hia
board, his statements refute substantially
the effect intended by Mr. Joyner I
speech. He knew of but one missionary
A ,a mnrried. not a full-blood Chinese
but a half-caste, with the object of win
ning greater influence among those hea
then. It was a total failure. The man
left the field and returned t America.
A FIEND'S DEED. '
Three weeks ao a tramp named
George Cook secured employment on the
(aim of John Sommers in Scipio town
ship, Indiana. On Wednesday, Mrs.
Sommers went to La Porte, leaving her
husband, at work in the field and three
children in care of Conk. On returning
borne the mother was horrified to find her
eleven months babo dead in tbe cradla
and Cook absent Cook, wbo was chased
and arrested, says be did not mean to kill
the child, lut did so by shaking it, be
coming angry at the baby because it cried
and would not hush. Its neck was
On Vinccrar Hill. Morris Island, in tha
harbor of Charleston, & C, the heavy
winds have blown the covering of sand
off the bodies of a large number of sol
diers. The bones lie bleaching in the sun.
KNOCKED 'EM OUT.
The bulges of the Liquor License Court
j of Philadelphia, Pa., rendered their de
cision oa Wednesday in the cases of
applicants ia the 82d, 231, Sitb, Jt3tu
1 aud 37th wards. Out of 631 petitions
for license only 183 were granted. In
tha five wards there are at present 1,024
Secretary Fairchild has approval tha
design of tha new twenty-dollar silver
certificates, bearing an excellent likeness
of the late Secretary Manning.
A cable message from United State!
Consul Lewis, at Tangier, was received
at Washington oa Wednesday, saying
that all questiona of disagreement be
tweea Morocco and the United States hoe
been settled, and that he had gained all
points contended for.
Through Its chairman, Representative
Matsoo, the House Committee on Inva
lid Pensions oa Wcduesday reported a
bill proposing to remove the rest nction
apoa tbe payment of arrearages of pen
tioa in the case of claims filed before the
lata of tha passage of this act
A a ealllng hlme-lf William Bhlp y, a
oavtcS who ewaptd from Bine (Una Prison
la 1878, baa lust urrixb.rl voluntarily to
Head Kaapar ConDwighton, of that Imtitil
tion. and aas beg a to mrrt out bis tea year
Insufficient Tentilation. j
One of the great evils of eivilizattaJ
lia in tho crowding together of largo
numbers of persons iu confined spaces.
This ia especially the case with scboola
aud with factories, but ia not limited to
those instancee. It haa always been,
known that each crowding was an-
: . . . . . ta.
healthy, but tue exact amount oi
resulting is necessarily difficult to esti-t
Very recently Brown-Seqnarrl haa
proved by actual chemical analysis that
the air expired by a healthy pt-rsoa con
tains a poison, not a lnicrobe, but a dia
tinct chemical poison.
In factories, an usually arranged,
there roust inevitably bo much evil
done by the breathing of other people's
breathe all day long, fix daya in tha
Wftk. Brown-Sequord considers it a
principal cause of consumption.
The only remedy lies in effectual ven
tilation, aud there can bo no doubt that
:n factories, schools, and all oilier placea
in which many persona live and work or
study in confined apace, the ventilation
ahould be much bit tor than it is. In
anma I actoriea the air i so ba t that per
sons nnaocustomed to It are rendered"
Talucd at a High Figure.
Tho Portland Oregoniitn aya.--A tnid
aVaged lady, a new-comer, culled at a
ml atato agency to inquire about soma
land. She waa somewhat of an equea
trinn, which the agent toon learned,
and be tried to effect a sale in thin direc
tion. After the usual quoUons about
the gentle proclivities of tho animal for
sale, the agent relapsed into deep
il.oiinbt for a moment, as if c maidering
some political issue, and finally said in
a generous breath: 'Madame, if yon era
injured in any way by that animal I will
pay yon one, yea, I wilt guarantee to
pay yon $1,000 and then h marked
tbe figure down iu big black lettera.
"Only a thonoaud, airf" exclaimed tha
lndy. "I don't consider myself a Venn,
nor on of tho Mui but I really thinlt
I am worth more than f 1,000. In waf
times acme slave sold for f2,00O, yon
know. Now, cousiJering that it ia leap
fear, couldn't ymt g-Jar.ink-e to pfj a
A Good Ret to Hold.
Dumter "Prown wants to bet ma on
hundred dollars that in ten years mora
New York will have a population of over
Robinson (evc.tadly;. "Take him up,
Pumley, take him up, and let m hold
A Storm Tlrfeatetiln?.
Dakota cflnntmj ihi sky from
het window "tn afral.l. .'oho, that
we are going to ha e an awful torra."
Husband taniuu1t i "Ye, it look
Ilka a reoular New York b'.izard.'
Omcrrm have a'r-ndy traveled over
13,000 mile in twin-hot Tn,tlt. tiit Chisago
murdarvrof Millionaire Siit'ii, but tan far
not one raliablaclsw to his mave.nutu amo
the night of the murdsr Us ytt basa dis
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