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. WE'LL HEW TO THE LINE, LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY.
HILLSB030, K C, THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1888.
Th people of t&Ia earth, or the civil
ed portion of it, eonaum three" ton of
rhubarb per week. .
'No bom little Moslems will go to
Christian school In Palestine, the
Turkish Government ha forbidden it.
' " " ' B B Li., .1 i '
The price of elephants, without any
cood : and suflictent rcaion for such
acton, hu jumped twenty-fire per cent,
in the lost three months. .
The Wirt on the face of General Grant,
which is faithfully reproduced In hi
' portraits on the genuine $3 silver cer
tificates, is lacking in the counterfeit,
and its omission furnishes I ready means
, Princeton's class of 1879 was the
wealthiest ever at the institution. Its
. members are now considering the pro
ject of presenting the college with an
elegant bronze statue of Dr. McCosh,
to be made by II. Gau Jens. The cost
will be about 135,000.
Id 1860 there were In the United
State, In round numbers, 10,000,000
voters. Of this number, 2,000,000, oi
one-fifth of the whole number, were il
literate. One in every group of fiv
could not write his nam?; one in every
sli could not read bis ballot - .
The chief looJities that had assumed
any prominence a gas centres at the
close of 1839 were in Southwestern New
York, Western Pennsylvania, North
. western Ohio and Central Eastern Indi
ana. To the may now be added a
locality in Michigan and one in Eastern
Kansas. ' '- v: " "
Of the five million farms In the United
Ftatei, at let l.SO.OOO, or over twenty.
fiv per cent, are occupied by leasees.
Then there are, betide, at least a million
owner of the rented farms. These two
classes and their families are dependent
upon, or at leist interested in, the proper
renting of the farms in all, probably
' over ten million persons.
A gentleman ia Atlanta. Ca., I pe
culiar! r alii: ted. One of his eves I
dark blue la color and the other I a
liirht gray.' In the daytime from sun-
rite to sunset he cannot tee anyihing
out of the blue ey, but sees distinctly
and well with the gray eye; and from
annsrt to sunrise b cannot see anything
w lilt the gray one.' His hearing is
similarly aTected. He rat hear only
on the blind aide ; that he can Lear with
one war during the daytime aod with one
er during the night lie never dis
covered thi until recently.
' .- II I . I .. I- - I
Mr. W. P. Trent, of John Ilopklns
University, in a lecture to the working
men of rnuth Baltimore, showed that
many of the ft stares of modern indus
trial and sdul life were in full Tlgor in
ane'ent Greece and Home. Trere were
- tenement houses ia Athens, with several
families In ono hmi, There were cor
ner in the Iron market and in the olive
oil Jnd-iry,brousht sbout just as cor
. ttra are managed now. There was a
slave insurance office, by which an owner,
on the ptyment of one dollar and thirty
' cents a year,' could be insured against
his slaves running away.
' IlrporU from Guanajuato, Mexico, say
lhat l-'eorge Fay, an Englishman, worth
nine million dollars, is lulJing a most
trcmenloua t alace, quite worthy, ac
cording to the Jrgmtiit of the pro
nounced crank that he appear to be. It
' w ill be nine stork high, have hanging
gardens, after the traditional Babylonia
style, have telephone, telegraph instru
ments, and electric Hunts In every room,
and a broad terrace leading from every
window. The wall are to be of asbestos,
brick aod laper, aod the whole absurd
tractor will be upportcd by iron coU
amn of immense girth and height
f . 11 . .. - ...J
The Cincinnati Prk$ Currtnt give
the following as wheat surplus of the
United 6 tales at the beginning of tha
fear named, after making deduction
for seeding requirement :
ftr. af- Itoift. Wi Sa
lH,., vW.n.notiftvi..,.w 4,0tJO.)
1T. ....,. ,rtv:ii,t m Vr4.nw.Osi
t 877.0uO.O0u 1883 STU.OOI.OOO
Allowing 60.000,000 bushel as una
tallable reserve, not likely to leave tha
hands of farmer unless oa aa occasion
of great scarcity, th preceding flgu
givo only SOft.000,000 bushels for do
mestic consumption and esport during
(be first el month of th present
calendar year. Th noma want may
toted at nrejly 130,000,000, to that
what is left for esport is much let than
th 72,000,000 bushel sent out of th
country ia th first half of th currant
crop year. About 10,000,000 bushel
per month Is apparently tha limit of x
portable suiplu of a heat and flour be
tween this and th beginning of ur
HOW CONGRESS IS SPENDING
ITS TIME AND EXEEQY.
OFFICIAL ACTS OF TH FEEBIDENT AP
POINTMENTS AND REMOVALS -WHEIH
TDK RATION' MONET GOES OOBSIP.
After some routine matter were dis-
Sosed of in tho Senate on Wednesday,
ir. Spooner said: "It is known to Sen
ators that death ha crossed the threshold
of my colleague' home and has stricken
down at his tide the companion of his
1 : . I . r r, 1 1 1
uieiong term, juauy oenaiors vu uuiu
sides of the chamber have intimated to
me a desire to testify their respect for my
colleague, and their sympathy for bim in
his sorrow, by attending the obsequies of
JUrs. sawyer, which are to occur at 9
o'clock.' To enable such Senators to do
so, .1 move that the Senate do now ad
journ." The motion was agreed to, and
the Senate adjourned. . . .The House went
into committee of the whole, Mr. Tur
ner, of Georgia, in the chair, on the
postoffice appropriation bill. : Mr.
Blount, of Georgia, explained that the
bill carried an appropriation of $60,033,-
AIA i A- - . ,Rt
civ against an appropriation oi . f ju,
604.C50for the current fiscal year. In
the appropriation for clerks in postoffices,
mere waa a substantial increase oi
1550,000, which was made at the request
of the Postmaster General, and which
waa required to meet the increasing needs
of business. There were organizations
among postal clerks, among postofiice
clerks and among railroad clerks for the
purpose or securing an increase oi sala
ries. They dil not come before the
committee, but were in the habit of
formulating their bills and placing them
.in tne nanus of some prominent manner,
and in this war they expect to drive
Congress to conclusions contrary to the
proper methods of legislation. So far as
be was concerned, tie represented, not
office holders alone, but the great moss
of tha people who paid taxes
and would withstand any un
reasonable increase of salaries.
A crneral debate upon the bill followed.
participated in by a dozen members, but
it possessed slight interest beyond the
fact that there was cencral expression
that some additional compensation ought
to be provided fourtn-cuss postmasters.
The bill was then read by section for
The Senate proceeded to the conviJcr-
ation of unfinished business on Tuesday,
being the House bill to establish a de
partment of labor, and it passed. The
bill piovides for a department of labor,
one general detign, the duties of which
shall be to acquire and diffuse a more the
people of the United States, useful infor
mation on subjects connected ith the
department, in the most general and
comprehensive sense of that word, and
especially upon its relation to capital,
. - - . . ..-
Hours oi labor, earnings oi iaooringnien
and women, and means of promoting
their material, socl.l, intellectual ana
moral prosperity. The personnel is to
consist of a commissioner to be appointed
by the President by and with tne advice
and consent of the Senate, who is to hold
effice for four years, and receive a aalirt
of $5,000, chief clerks, stenographers, va
rious minor clerks, copy sis ana messen
ger. A number oi bu s wei-taken
from the calender snd passed, among them
House mil lo authorize tne construction
of a bridge across the Tennessee r.ver
at Knoxville. lenn.. with amendments.
The House bill appropriating (420,000
for the enlargement aud repairs of the
publio building st Atlanta. The Senate
bill granting to corporate autloritka
of TuKcaloosa. Ala., fraction of sections
S3 and IS of public land south of B ark
Warrior River. Senate bill to amend lb
law making an annual appropriation to
provide arms ana eqmpmnteior military
(increasing the amount to 1000,000).
Senate bill appropriating f su.uuu lor me
improvement ana enlargement oi tne
public building at Petersburg, Va.
Senate bill appropriating $100,000 for a
- . t If. 1 .!.!.' Y'lL.t... ft
nuuue uuhuidz a ikhwuk,
In the House. Mr. Crisp, of Georgia,
presented the conference report on the
bill to bridge Cape" f i Black
and North East lUvers in North
Carolina, and it wa agreed to,
The flnor was then aonorded to tb com
mittee oa labor, and Mr. O'Neill, of Mis
souri, chairman of the committee, called
up the bill to confine the tale of the pro
duct of convict labor to the state ia
which they are produced. Mr. Cannon,
of Illinois, offered an amendment prohib
iting the importation lor commercial
purposes of alt goods, ware or merchao
dUefrora anyfoieign country to the
United Stitcs which, in whole or ia Part,
was manufactured or produced by con
vict labor, and prescribing penaltic for
the violation of this prohibition. Adopt
ed. The previous question was tlicn or
dered Teas. 18.1. nays, s, on tne e
grotsmcut and third leading of the bill
Among the memorial presented to tne
Ronata was one from several of the larg
est tooacco arm in bt l-ouii, asking
that all licenses and restriction on the
rtfe of lesf tobacco lw removed: the tax
m . a a . 1 - a a -
on bianuiactureu tooacco nxcu as twu
cents per pound j and th present system
bf naekinir ana stamping reiaineu. jur.
Morrill, from the committee oa public
huildine and grounds, reported a bill
appropriating 117,500 for making the
West CO'l OI nnuiiitwnmu uuikiiuj( Hiv
The bill paMicd The bill author-
Jsing the constructioa of a bridge across
the Tennessee river it Ountersviiie, Ala.,
was reported from th committee and
placed on inecaicnuar....renaiiMii-
tnnnta to the pens on appropriauon v;.i
were non-conrurrol in u
i a conference ordered,
I turned in referring
. mittM Senile .bill
latea upon . the Speaker' table durlna
wmv jtKfv wvvna vaa iuvmvu va au a vuuu
oi Arkansas, a resolution was adopted
directing - the-committee on merchant
marine and fisheries to investigate the
fur seal fisheries of Alaska. Under the
call of States a large number of bills
were introduced, among them one by J.
R. Brown, of Virginia, for a public build
ing at Martinsville, Va. Mr. Hatch,
from the committee on agriculture, moved
tnat the rules be suspended and the mil
passed to enlarge the powers and duties
of the department of agriculture and to
create an executive department to be
f-own thu nenart.mont or swnenl'n
Messrs. Herbert and Oates, of Alabama
ODooted that orovision of the bill trans-
t . .I. xl t. t At,. TTii1
icnag mo weauicr nriiuj ui iuo wiuiv.
States signal service bureau irom the
war department to the new departmtnt
of agriculture. The but passed, yeas,
233 j nay 18.
Delecratc are gathering from state and
local bar associations for the purpose of
forming a national association.
The Hatch bill to enlarge the duties ot
the depaitment of agriculture and make
it an executive department goiug
through with a rush.
The bill to pay Morgan Rawles, of
Georgia, ftf.OOO for property destroyed
V Uutw lunxi uuriug uia n ai9 nuivu
also passed the Senate on Wednesday
will go to the President on Friday.
The Senate committee on finance has
ordered an adverse report on the frac
tional currency bill, but in its place a bill
will be reported reducing the fee upon
postal notes lor less than oneaoiiarto
Indian Commissioner Atkins will ten
der and receive acceptance of hi resig
nation at an early date, probably taking
effect June 15th, after the letting oi iu-
iian contracts for the year.
The act for the erection of a public
building at Asheville, N. C, was pre
sented to the President on the 18th in
stant, and not having been returned to
Congress, in which it originated, within
the ten days prescribed by the Constitu
tion, it has become a law without his ap
Mr. Norwood has introduced a joint res
olution in the House providing lor a sur
vev of the lands of H. Y. Taylor and
George J. Milk, of Hutching' inland, in
the Savannah river, Ga., to ascertain the
amount of damage sustained by taid
owner by government wort: in improv
ing the channel of the river.
The White nouse has become too warm
for the President and Sirs. Cleveland,
and they have taken possession of Oak
View for the Summer. On the 2nd ol
June they will celebrate the second an
nivcrsary ot their marriage, i ne rresi
dent hat announced Lit intention to go
to Germantown, Pa., June 21, to attend
the celebration of the two hundred ana
fiftieth anniversary of the establishment
of the Presbyterian church. He has ac
cepted the invitation to review the New
lota ana Brooklyn psraaes on jieraormi
Day and will be the guet of the New York
Manhattan club on the lint ot June.
The total increase of the river ant
harbor bill, as reported to the Senate ovci
the bill at it left the House, is a minion
and a half dollars. Among the principal
items, as they now stand, are the follow
ing: Improvement of the Potomac Rivet
at Washington, 1 100,000; Savannah,
Ga.. harbor. 1200.000: Moble. 1150,
000: Cane Fear IUver. below Wilming
ton, n. v., aasu.uuu; itoauoaa juvcr,
North Carolina. 140.000: Yadkin luver,
North Carolina, $10,000; Palkstacbc
River, South Carolina, f 3,000; Wacca-
maw River, North and South Carolina,
tlO.000: Ocmuieee Kiver. oeoigia,
$7,500; Oolooahatchie River, Florida,
$10,000; Black Wsmor lover, Alabama,
$50,000; Tombigbee IUver, abovt
Vienna, Alabama, $12,000. Inland wa
ter way from Chincsteague Bay, Virginia,
to Delaware isay, near irewea, uciaware,
$25,Ot)0. St Augustine, Fla., was a truck
out and referred to the board of engi
neer. Key West, Fla., wa rtruck out
- a . w J
ana rcicrrca 10 we dowi oi ensmccrs.
THE NEW WAY.
A Party of white men at Marlon, 8. O.,
. . is ii: -l- m. wa.s s.
punished J-uiner n. men, irvu.
Carolina, who came to that town in com
with a mulatto woman, calling her
elf Jane Moore, intending to marry her,
t msrrUge license being required in
South Carolina. Th woman' fear wer
aroused, and she quit before tee regula
tors could handle her. Rich wa taken
Into hands, severely whipped, painted
black and paraded arouna tne sown, ne
was s-lsd to get off with hi life. II
rrnif.iwsd hi purpose to marry th
woman timnlT to get possession oi ner
money. The law of South Carolina pro
hil.its the Inter-marriac of white and
SAW GEN. WASHINGTON.
Ir a new cottage at the corner of
Twelfth trec t and avenue D, In Birming
ham. Ala,, lives Mrs. ElirVxrtli McDou-
. T . . . . 4 s
ml. who C.simi to oe 1UJ years oki. cnu
U a native of South Carolina, having
been born there in 1780. She has thirty
nine grandchildren an I fifty-three creat-
grandchildren, rue riaims uiiuuhj
semi'inlier having shnken hand with
Gen. Washington and LFarette.
Advices from Tuni ay that no rain
has fallen In that ikt fur the lt seven
months, and that Aial are making fu
tile tcarchr for pasturage ana water.
They are bringing aim-k oxea and
hiftri 10 tne citk and tcinng ti.eni ior
raTEEESTDJO FACTS BEIEFED
;foe BUSY HUMANITY.
MOVEMENTS IS RELIGIOUS, TEMPKBANCB,
MA89SIC AND SOCIAL CIRCLES -FIRES,
ACCIDENTS INDUSTRIAL FBOORE8S.
Cmna to the absence of appropriations
to py witnesses, the Federal court of
f ort smith has been obliged to close,
aud over 400 witnesses were discharged
on Monday without a cent. ' ,
I D.'Gore, an old citizen living near
Buiow, wai shot while at work in his
clearing. Four rifle balls entered his
body near the heart, ana death followed
almost instantly, ihere Is no clew to
Leon lias and wife, of France, recently
arrived in Jacksonville. He has been a
successful scholar of the celebrated
French Agricultural College De Grignan.
lie will L'0 to rort jueaue, and irom that
point as a center, will inspect the sur
rounding country with a view to estab
lishing a large tanning and stockraising
enterprise, and will advise bis country
men who come to America to settle in
J. H. Clay, an industrious colored bar
ber, of Bartow, was shot dead by some
unknown person. He was in the rear of
the Bartow home when the shot were
fired. Persons rooming in the building
heard lounds of a scuffle and Clay's
cry, "Don't shoot," followed closely by
three shots. When the persons reached
him he was found to be dead, two shots
having entered his head, the third pass
ing through bis heart
Got. Gordon paidoncd Mat tie Barrow,
a colored woman, sentenced from Hous
ton county, for manslaughter, because he
considered she was innocent
Contracts have been given out by the
Central railroad for 26 new engines, 15,-
000 tons of steel rails, and the road is
building 500 new cars for itself.
Augusta has grow n in population as
follows: 1800, 18,493; 1870, 15,386;
1880, 25,000; 1888, 46,176. Since 1880
the limits of the city have been enlarged.
Because Augusta, Macon, Columbus,
Rome, Athens, Milledgerille and Gaines
ville, will hold fair next Fall, the Pied
mont Exposition company, of Atlanta,
will not hold a lair until uctooer, ioou.
This it the menu of prisoners who are
confined in the Savannah jail: Loaf of
bread and water for breakfast and a loai
of bread and a plate of soup for dinner.
During the rest ot the aayananignt wey
are allowed all the water they want
Nearly 100 persons living in West End,
near Atlanta, having complained of fail
ing to get valuable letters addressed to
them, Inspector bimpson prepared sev
eral decov letters and arrested Charles
Alternadcr, a letter carrier, as the thief.
Freight train 68. on the Georgia Pa
cific Railroad, wa wrecked on Monday
just back of the Cotton imposition no
tel. two mites from Atlanta. As the
tenJcr left the track, the fireman, a ne
pro named Lee Am. lumped from bit
engine. At the tame time the engine
nartea from the tender and the man
fell unon hi head and shoulders, sut
taininir some nrcttv severe bruises. The
b-ndrr was turned upside down, and wat
thrown entirely from the track and at.
right anglet to it Then loiioweu teven
cars piled promiscuously. They had
nlowed cullies throngs the mud. and in
. . , , .t. ..-
tome placet oaa anoveu me cron-im
from under the track 1 tor ten 1 r twcive
feet. The cart were in all sorts of positions,
ml n.nt nf itiptn wet rnmnletl) wrecks.
A rail was bent into a semi-circle 10 feet
in dlimeter, and one end had been buried
in the bank. Bob Mance. of Birming
ham, Ala., a negro brakeman, had been
stamlimr when the wreck occurred, lie
wat found under one of the wrecked can,
The Letrislaturc. in ioint session 00
Wednesday, declared Gen. It I Gibson
the choice of the cencral assembly to suc
ceed himself as United states tnwitor,
A committee left Jackson on Mondsy
itMiivnlr to escort Mr. Davis to the
Isylng of the corner atone of the Confed
A fire at Hlseville, Ky., oa Monday de-
atroved the oostofflce. ana hall a dozen
George Washington Ewlng, mcmbrr of
the Confederate Congress, died at hit
home, near Adairsville. Ky., on Monday,
Ha waa ekhty year old. lie was at one
time prominent iu Kentucky politics.
ri Jnhn A. fVtrff. one of the 14 sur
viving officer of the Mexican War fiom
North Carolina, died audenly on Wed
neadav. at Asbvilic; agca ei
sit., n mils, a well know and highly
m, pec ted farmer near Webster, shot and
kiiit wini.m If. Bumcarner. and fa
tally wounded bit father, William Bum-
Tha aifflrultv arose through a
KWUVI - -
l.i. .. .).... tMinff about a tmtll
.,t U it, termination Of au Old
feud! The latett report ya tint old
man Bumgarner hu seven uuuci in mm,
and la expected to gib.
AU th Infantry prire at Austin wer
win t Trias companies, except the
fourth, which was captured by the Mont
. Anderson is afflicted with a gang of in
cendiaries, A secret police force has
been organized, and it will go bard with
the incendiaries if caught.
The arrival of the North Atlantic fleet
has been a grand thing for Beaufort, and
large excursion parties from as far off as
Augusta, Ga., are visiting Uncle Sam's
The municipality of Summerville has
suffered greatly by the heavy rains, the
Pike's Hole Embankment being over
flowed. It will take two week' Tabor to
repair the streets.
Two colored men named Knights and
Williams were caught in Columbia
graveyard near St. Peter's Church digging
for treasure under the direction of , a
"wizard" named Thompson. Tho con
jure man ran away, but the two foolish
toola were jailed.
AROUND THE GLOBE.
ITEMS GLEANED FH0M TELE
PHONE AND TELEGEAPH.
The police of Knoxville ire In hot
search of "Prof." and Mrs. George
Mitchell, who are wanted by the Louis
ville, Ky., police for alleged swindling.
The railroad conductor! running into
Chattanooga, are excited at the discovery
in their midst of Nathan Flatshek, an
alleged detective and spotter from Bir
A successful trial of the machinery of
the new water works, at Chattanooga,
wat made Monday, showing an increase
in pressure that is surprising and a supply
large enough for a population of 10l',000
people. The new water works plant is
on an eminence about seventy-five feet
above the mouth of Citico creek, near
Cltico furnace. The water it obtained
by meant of a pipe extending tcventy-
five feet into the river, where there is 1
depth of nearly thirty feet of water to
draw irom. 1 ne capacity 01 the works is
6.000,000 gallon of water per twenty-
four hours, the present demand being only
8,oUU,0U0 gallon! per day.
Among the admissions to the Naval
academy at Annapolis, Md., as cadets is
Robert Sasser, ot Virginia.
J. J. Shirkey, dry goods merchant,
StauntonJVa., made an assignment on
Wednesday. Liabilities, 35,00a to f30,
000; assets, $18,000.
A NOTABLE SCENE.
The Presbyterian Assembly held a ses
sion at Philadelphia, Pa., and the South
ern Assembly, in session at Baltimore,
Md., adjourned, ia order to go to Phila
delphia on a fraternal visit When Dr.
Thompson, of Philadelphia, and Dr. J. J.
Bullock, the venerable moderator 01 tn
Southern Assembly, greeted each other,
there were shouts and cheers, which
were renewed when the visitors entered
the grounds where President and Mrs,
Cleveland, the host and hostess, and
the commissioners of the Northern
Assembly were waiting to receive
them, the latter stood in a double
row with uncovered heads as the South
ern member passed up to the front
of the portico, where the exercise were
to be held, venerable Dr. Brown, of Vir
ginia, and the Southern moderator, iter.
J. J. Bullock. D. D., of Washington,
coming in for a apedal share ot the ap
plause, congressmen rwnuoipu lucner.
of Virginia, and Breckinridge, of Ken
tucky, were conspicuous among the
Southern lay commissioners, and wero
heartily recognized. At the President
md Mrs. Cleveland emerged irom toe
house to the portico there waa a burst of
cheering from the big assemblage on the
lawn. The rain had ceaed, and the
people stood with bared heads. The
President was accompanied by the host,
Mr. Morris. Rev. Charlet Wood, Modern.
tort Thompson ana duiiock aca otner
sfficer of the two isscmblige.
SNOW IN MAY.
A remarkable tnow bank remain oa
the farm f D. M. Shuler, in t'anaj -
harie, N. 1. It is 150 feet long, 10 to
B0 feet wide nd 0 feet deep. A creek
runs beneath it formiuj a bri lge that a
horse and wsgnu can as over. Aa elm
tree in full ! at stands in tne center 01
the mow. No mow batik has ever been
known before fit that Kiut later than
The Pope ha issued an encyclical of
twentv-scveo oaaet dealing' with the
lsvery question, and after referring to
the teethings of the Uible.he Inculcates the
abandonment of tl tve denting in Egypt
Boudaa and anznar, ana reiterate 1111
condemnation cf the practice. He de
mands protection lor missionaries in At-
a. . -a. ., a
rics, and eloquently rcicr to me lauors
Of Pclcr Clavert
NOTED WOMAN DEAD.
1KTERE8TINQ DOTS ABOUT THE WORTH,
BAST AUD WESTTHE KUROFEAW BITU ,
ATION DOINGS OF KINGS AND QUEENS.
The world't visible supply of cotton it
The Pope congratulates Brazil on the
abolition of slavery.
Five hundred pereont have been
drowned by floods m Mesopotamia.
The street car strike at Rochester.N. Y.,
continues. No cart were run on Wednes
day. . ' --"
The New York banks now hold f27,
785.850 in reserve in excess of legal requirement.
In the district of Sancti-Spintut,
Cuba, the severe drouth has caused the
death of 10,000 head of cattle.
The emperor of Brazil has suffered an
other relapse at Milan on Monday, and
his condition is considered quite serious.
Two Harvard atudenta were fined $100
and costs each In Cambridge, Mass., for
maintaining a liquor nuisance at a college
The Bank of France announce that
forty-five counterfeit 500 franc note are
known to be in circulation. The forger
John R. Miles, manager of the Shot
and Leatlitr Jleporter, of Philadelphia,
has eloped with a seventeen-year-oia giri
after forging a check for $4,000.
N. B. Bradley, teller of the Union Na
tional bank of Chicago, 111., ha disap
peared, and it i announced that hi ac
counts have been falsified.
William Blair, a jeweler, John Wilman,
enrnenter. and Amos Walker, all of
Geneva, Ind., were atrested on Wednes
day white in tne act 01 counwneiuug
The wife of Professor Gregory, of Oi-
rard college, dropped dead from apoplexy
on Monday while attenuing a meeiuig 01
the Womans' Presbyterian mission in the
chapel of Calvary Presbyterian church,
ia Philadelphia, Pa. '
Iu addition to frosts and backward
weather, hs farmers arouud Chicago,'
III., are ufilicted with strange birds and
bugs, unknown before in that locality.
The insects look like locusts and the
birds are amallcr than English sparrow.1
Residents of BelociL about twenty
miles from Montreal, Canada, have been
thrown into excitement over the fact that
a tract of land, covering fifteen acres,
has sunk a distance of forty feet The
land had beeen plowed ready for lowing.
Ida McGrath, a pretty girl of Chicago,
111., "disappeared" under very myste
rious circumstances in the latter part of
April. The police recently discoverea
her living with a very black negro, to
whom she had been married long before
The ciirar makers of Toronto, Ont, are
out on itrike. They demand an increase
of $1 per 1,000 for mould work and $3
per 1,009 lor nana wors, ana tuo limita
tion of the number of apprentices. At
present the lowest rate is $9 per l.ouu
aud the highest $11.
The parliamentary election at South
ampton, England, tcsulted m a victory
for the liberals, Evens, liberal candidate,
received 5,151 votes, and Guot, conser
vative nominee, 4,200. The vacancy wa
caused by the promotion of Admiral Com-
mercl'.conservative, to commanu at row
Monster meetings of worklngmen are
being held throughout Germany, and
strikes are spreading. At Mayence and
Hamburg, collisions nave occurreu w
tween the strikers and police. At Neu
menster, a thousand linkers paraded th
itrceti singing the 'Mara-llaisc," and
many arrestt were made.
Suits have been begun in the United
States court at Denver, Colorado, against
117 farmers in the best part of San Loui
valley, their landt king claimed by a
Dutch company, called the United State
Freehold and Emigration Co. Tha
suits involve half a dozen village, in
cluding San Luis, county teat of Costilla
An explosion occurred on Tuesday, ia
Hackett's chair and tble manufactory, ia
Philadelphia, Pa., and few minute later
the interior of the basement and first floor
wa a bum of flames. The fire wa ex
tingu'shed with me difficulty, when It
waa found that a colored man and whit
boy bad gone to the cellar td draw var
nish from barrels stored there. The boy
rarrled a lighted candle, which proba'dy
Ignited the vapor from the varnish. Both,
were killed liy tne explosion, ami auoiuer
man on the first floor was so badly burned
that he will die.
Josie Manofleld for whoae sake Jim
F.k was killed In 1873 la New York by
Edward st ices, the present proprietor ot
the Hoffman House in New York, died
at Belverlv, N. J., under the nime of
"Jok Williams. " Before the met t i-k,
the wat th wife of Frank Lawler, an av
torwhois now a congressman, from
Chicago, III. Lawler got divorced from
her and hat himself been married take.
Th Supremo Court of Michigan ha
unanimously declared the local option
Um ntiMttitltutionaL The constitution
gomery, Ala., True Bluet. Tho Washing- j pide, that bo law thai! embrace more
ton Artillery of New Orleans, won th J BbB om object which hll be embodied
first prize, and th Walsh Zousve. of St j
raiW,.; t.,en,e.rt.Bg. The result b ihat at aw.Tf 'ZV T
I. Theboiir watco.- j;''wh "'a1'' 9
to appropriate com- , whlcn will probably be loiioweu 1 .
wlita Lad awuuu- bJ , . 1 aiamona .
la Iu tiila. The local option law is en
titled "Aa act to regulat the manufac
ture and ml of liquor," which la not at
all what lb law 1 for.
A New Dlsn.
"What arethoser akeda man at a
Bt Louis restaurant pointing to a dish.
"Fried soles," replied tho waiter,
"Let me have a heel first, and If I
don't like If, there won't b to much to
w. . n . w . t'.tiahnnr. la VSTV 100
awful this rutt in catching men nPVn
UnTMin- to hit trk k, Wc
tnritithn armtotb. rrar a If
brtnting bis arm I
to deliver tb. baiF; then if .f.
ball an iBhoot evrr th ptt. hr
Brit, apparsntiy without took!"
alary "Warm, who wat hanged at Jeffw
ton, Ind., tor mnrlef, made th toUowing
taCows sr-reh! "If any of yc evertaksa
alas ot wliWy. brines yu put It to yomr
fit think ot ilaey Wamor, ami look into
thabothitn of your g'aa and see If yea saal
M a rop tbsre," ,
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