WE'LL HEW TO THE LINE, LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY. iYOL. I. IIILLSBORO, N. C., THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1888. NO. 49. FAMED GETTYSBURG , 111 11,1 ' v CLUE AND GRAY FRATERNIZ ING OX THE BATTLEFIELD. - F.LOQUEST ADDRESSES Bt WAB-flOVKIt-KOKI AND GKNEUALS GEK8. LO.NO . 8TUEKT AJiD 00 11 DON SPEAK. The iiin, which broke through the rain clouds on Sunday, bed iti rays in no mean quantity on the battlefield of Gettys burg, pa,, but k fiorcottew was tempered by" a gtuilo breeze, and save the nionu incuta, nothing showed that this wm the scene of the pivotal buttle of the civil war. The night before, tho street were crowded with visitors, s.ime seekiug loUj;iri! sod others out for a good time. At half past ten in the morning, the vet eran formed, and by and by the Frauk ford bund marched across the road to the National cemetery, and on through thin to the vine clad font rum, where rciigious nervice were held. The scene waa unusual ly impressive, and when Chaplain Sayre had finished his sermon, more than a thousand voices joined iu singing "Amer ica,", ' -,- J ' .; ..: ., , ; In the evening the usual dress parade was observed, and it recalled most vividly Ihe scene of tho battle, and more eyes than one were wet with tears at the re membrance of the dead comrade who had marched in tho tame line, Immedi ately afur the parade a sacicd song ser- ice was htld, and the band gave the iwial eveningeonccrtTbecaiap presents a charming appearance, with the nume miis electric: light illlumiuating it, and little knot of veterans gathered before eaih eut di-uing the great conflict and the part they played in it. At 8 o'clock the road from town to Reynolds' grave was ciowded with carriages snl pedestrian on their way to wituiss the vxerciattof the first corn. The tand was packed and the ground below was crowded wish the veterans and vWtors, when, jut as the (trains of the band leading tho procession of prominent men who were to taka part in the eierciiwM was heard coming over the brow of Seminary Hill, Capt. Pond, of Wisconsin, walked up U Gen. Long itreet, who was aittiiig on the platform, and whispered quietly to hira: 'Gen vral. come o,uirtly with me. I think the platform ia giving way." The general at oace walked off, and a second alterward, wiih a rrh, the support gave way and the structure dropped to the ground. The fall waa but two feet, and for tunately no one was Injured. By the time elder had been restored, the prn ,cesion was entering the woods, and the cannou of the light battery thundered forth a salute to Governor ISeavcr. A the governor appeared da the prostrate platlorm, the crowd gave a cheer, such aa these woods have nut heard since the aame day twenty-lire years ago. Hi .hop I'utter ma!e a mot eloquent prayer. 3iajor E. 1. llalstcad, preaident of the a-sociatioa of the first corp, in a few words introluccd Governor Beaver, who ileiivered the address of welcome. Ex-Governor John C. Kblnon, ol New York, toting on hit crutches, then responded on behalf of the fori. Additfwes were made by Frcderii k Smith, War governor of New Hampshire; Gen. L. A. Urant, and Jlge V. O. lteisey, of Vermont. Gen. IngUrcet waa then called for, and made n eloquent address. Gen. Fftircbildi waa neat introduced. He aaid twenty five years ha I made it possible to sand wich yankee and Confederate between YmLm ivkv1! ami Diiln. The men of the North did not love the men of the , South leaa, but they loved the old flafr more, and the men of the South did not love the old flag le, but tly loved Hate's aovereisrnty more. This, Mr. Preaident, I think tell the whole story. The old flag still, remain (cri if "ameu)V 'b7 sJl y amen ' i rom inr uim iu on irmt. Prof. Wi'diann, representing Governor Sprague, of Itliodc bland, followed. Af ter him the assemblage was eddn sacd by numerous other person of prominence in the licorim, and at about S o'ehx-k the nieoting lmke up and the crowd tli. peraed over the batth Held to inpect va rious memoriHls. tevcral monumenta were dedicated during the day. Great prrMirai"na have leen made for the sec ond and third dn;i' celebration. The second day waa a beautiful one, and the town was crowded with per .pie, a majority of them veterans of the YV ar. Tne ear.ier part of the day waa occupied busily enough in holding reginicntaL I rhnde and ccrq reunion, and dedica ting n mor'ta1. At half past four a grand pioxalon moved from Centre aiiare and pcd out lla'tiinoie atrect along which the federal trooiH retreated after the bloody fight of tha that rlay, to the National cemetery. Into this it turned and swept tip Northern avei.ue to , the beautiful rnlium. First, Ci"ncl CiiljKost followed by two I'nited Matea bands, and then came the repular'troof , lil t artillery undr Col. LivtngMone, and the cavalry under 31 ai Catiirntev, iiiarentng only a regular can march, when they know tho eyes of major-gen erals are upon them. A band of aixty loccea led the ninth millila. Cl. Ktin New York crack regiment, and vsrimu os came atrnyling along afterwards many wim drum corn, thu whole ftiuk' Ing a ooiie whi. h wot perhapa n' fiuallcd by tho awful artillery duel weniy-nva years ago. Here, within hearing of the spot where Lincoln made hl immortal speech at the dedication of toldiirs' monument, Aovemlier 10, 18(13, he mrciwa of reunion between the Blue Hid Gray took place. On tha me- inim I ho front row of chair was occ pled by Gen. Sickle, Gen. Dearer and Hen. Robinson, (all with crutchea), Geo. Gordon, of Georein. Gen. Gmliam lion Hutterfield and Rev. Dr. Valentine, "I the ' Southern Theological seminary. Gen. Robinson arose, and, in a few brief words, introduced Gen. Kicklea us presiding oflicer,' who owned the exercises with an eloquent uddreKg. ' When Governor Gordon appeared be fore the great crowd that filled the vast lawn before the rostrum, the cheer and hurrahs were almost deafening, and throughout his speech ho was interrupted by erica of "Good !" "Hurrah !' and other expressions of pleasure and ap proval, such aa must have been flattering m the extreme to Georgia's chief exceu. tive. v He concluded a most .eloquent address by saying: "My fellow country men of tha North, if I may be permitted to'apcak for those whom I represent, let nie assure you that in tho profoundest depths of their nature they reciprocate that generosity with all the manlincm and sincerity ct which brave men are capable. In token of that sincerity tbeyJ join in consecrating for the annual patri otic pilgrimage those h'storic heights which drank such copioiw draughts of American blood, poured aa freely in the discharge of duty, as each conceived it to be, a Sfecca for tha. North, which so grandly defended it; i Mecca for the rViuth. which to persistently stormed it. We join you in Betting apart this SHt as an enduring mnnumenrof peace, brother hood and perpetual union. 1 repeat the thought with additional emphasis, with a singleness of heart and of purpose, in the name of the common country and of univernal .human liberty, ami by the blood of our fallen brothers, we unite in the solemn consecration of these battle hallowed hills aisa holy, eternal pledge of fidelity to the life, freedom and unity of this republic. I am houored in being elected to introduce one of the distin guished representative of that spirit of inagnanimity of which I have spoken. I present to you a aoldier without fear, reproach or malice ; a soldier whose blood was spilt and w hose holy was maim d, though then but a bov, while he bravely and gladly obeyed bis country'a com mand. I introduce to you a statesman hose services are distinguished and w hose record is tainlcsa. I introduce to you a patriot, whose extended band and generom heart are ever open to all his countrymen. Boldier, statesman, patriot, I present them all in tha person of Gen. Jamea A. Reaver, Governor of Pennsyl vania." When Governor Reaver hobbled on his crutches to the front he waa received no lea enthusiastically than his predecessor, and he alo waa broken in upon by the hprtyTriiNrrnTrpectatora, In tbc coarse of hia addresa Governor Bearer aaid: "My own cac ia that which will doubtless illustrate many, many similar ones. My mother lived in Pennsylvania. Hhe had three boys who wore the blue. Her only sifter, and only other child of her father, lived in Virginia. Her three boya wore the cray. 1 hey nerved in the army of Northern Virginia, and we served, for the most Part, in the army of the Potomac, our deadly shots were aimed at each other in many battle of the War in which these two anniea con fronted each other. Did that fact, think yon, obliterate the love which those sis ters bore to each other, or that which animated their eons! Nay, verily. On our aide tho War waa one of t rinc iph a, of ahktract ideaa largely. On your idc, we admit with vour views, of what waa to be expected in the future, your prop erty rights and private interests were di rectly involved, ana uenco tne more in tense feeling and ardor which you dis played. Vou, aa honorable men, have stood by and are bound to stand by the decision. We, as honorable men, arc bound to see to it that that decision ia respected and that you shall not be called upon to admit more or to promise more, than is involved in the decision. Upon this platform we meet Lere to-day; tijxm this platform we stand as citir.cn of common country. In standing npon it wo claim no auperiority over you; you admit no inferiority to us.M Gen. tack le then read the following telegram from Mr. General Pickett: "To the Chair man of Committee, Gettysburg Reunion, Gettysburg, Pa.; Wheo I accepted the suggestiuna of kind friend that my presence would serve a u link in the chain of unity between the section broken by Civil ar, l was ready ana most willing to make any ancritice to contribute to the perfect union of the aurvivor of the Rlue and the Grav upon field consecrated by inn blending ol blood of tlay bravest men ever upon God's fooUtool, but knowing that the wing of aweet peace are in unity bend ing so that no single person ran bind them more closely, and the Condition ol my health admouishing quiet, I tenth thanks and God' bh ng instead of tut prcence. Mrs Gen. Y. Pit kitr, Virginia. " Capt, McTaiie, of Virginia, ho waa to have responded to Governor Reaver in Itehalf ol the Southern men, w a, owing to railroad delay, unable to lie present. and Ueueral i looker, of Misisippi, tooK his place. Although he spoko extempo raneously, hi effort waa a splendid one. lie anil In aubst'mce that ho did not go there to ay anything, but he had been moved br the trenerou snirit which ex tended the invitation to the aoldieraof the Gray to meet those of the Rlue on this occasion. When, thev laid down their arm with Leo they did it in ginxl faith and came back In th Union to servo it. He did not know a man who wore the Gtav who did not rejoice that the e monuments were being erected to the gallant t'nlon men who fell here. And a Inn if u mrmorv holds its SaV the he roes of battlefield will Start into our mind and their utterance they felt will ring throtiuh our car. While the armlaunn was still irnlnif on General Long- street came quietly on the Hand and after stinking iiamla WUU General Mekiesanu Gordon, took a scat near tne inner, General Pickle then, in few Biting mark, introduced the venerable War governor of Pennsylvania, Andrew O, VMrtifl. Got. Curtin walked. JvcVH t tho rail which runs along the edge o"f tho rostrum. His short talk convulsed tho crowd with laughter. After General Curtin, General Longstrect apoke a few short sentences and then Qen. Rlocum,of tho 12th corps, addressed the audience for a short timo. General Curtis, com mander of G. A. R., of New York, fol lowed and Rev. Dr. Valentino closed he exercises with a benediction. The final exercises of tho re-uuion of the Army of the Potomac were held in the National cemetery on tho following day, where George William Curtis delivered an oration and Georgo Parsons Lathrop real a poem. . i. - . ...-v , . TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. The little citv of Water Vallev. Miss.. which, until noon Wednesday, was one continuous round of enjoyment, was iu mourning in tne evening. The Yalla huslta fire association had made the usual nrcnarationa for their annual montim. and an immense crowd frcm ncigboring town and villages had assembled to wit ness tho porr. At 1 o'clock, when about four hundred had taken seats on the grand stand, the building gave way and fell into a crash, burying in its ruins men, women and children. Indescribable excitement and confusion followed. Stron" men turned pale at the scene; mothers screamed for their lost children, and whole families were pinioned, aa it were, in a solid mass tinder debris. Those who were so fortunate as to be on the outside rushed to the rescue, and in a short time tho imprisoned victim were released. Seventy-five people were taken out with broken arms and limbs, bruised bod it a and almost every conceivable wound. Hut it so happened that no one was killed outright. HEAVILY GUARDED. Menacing letters reached Bismarck and Emperor illiara, warning them that the beginning ol tno reign oi repression or the people would be signalized by an act of retaliation. Arrests of iuspects have been made at Hamburg, Lcipsic, Berlin and elsewhere. The police watching the chancellor1 residence on Wilhelm strasse have been quadrupled. The oilicial ex- iicctation is tnat tne emperor wm au thorize some striking severity against so cialist. Everv socialist leader resent the report as a mere pretext for reaction ary measure. . Leading socialists iay they have no desire to shorten tho dy of the chancellor or the emperor. They wish to pursue a peaceful propaganda in tlw hope that the events of the Emperor Williams reign will tend naturally to tievvlop tneir cause. NATIONAL CAPITAL. WHAT THE SWELTERING PUB LIC OFFICIALS ARE DOING. PROCEEDINGS OP C0N0BEBB IMfOBTANT ACTS OF PRESIDENT CLEVELAND AP POINTMENTS AND BEMOVALS, ETO, COTTON. Th Vi York Ftiuineltl Chnmiele says: ' The total receipts from the plan tations since September 1, 1887, are 8,400,823; in 1888-7 were 5,184,284 bales; in 18S5-B were 5,831,847. Al though the receipts at the out port the past week were 15,020 bale, the actual movement from the plantations waa only 2,599, tho balance being taken from stocks at the interior towns. Last year the receipts from the plantation for tha aame week we.e 243 bale, and for lSSii thev were 3.873 bales. The increase in mount in audit aa com nared with last year, is 483,4U;t hales, increase as com pared wan 195) 0 ia aou.uii oaies, ami the increase over 1884-3 is 1,214,120 bale.. PERILOUS VOYAGE. A balloon which ascended from the Boston common at 0 o'clock Wednesday evening, descended 'in the harbor off Point Hurley. The occupants were sub merged, and for three mile or more were dragged through the water at a rapid pace by the balloon, which wai impelled bv a strong gale. They were signaled by the steam yacht, Rose M., and the latter, after a (tern chase, succeeded in overtaking tho balloonist and making fast the drag rope to her capstan. After much trouble the party were taken aboard, and all were safely brought to th city. The journey wa a most perilous one, and the escape "from deata or. tne excursionist miracuicua. NO WAR. Tim tVrlln Omut Zrituntl asv Prince Bismarck hs induced Hus-ia to abandon rlrfli.lti-lv the idea of tonkin? an alliance with Frtnce, The Berlin correspondent . t . i 1 1 . r . . ' . . 1 1! n Bismarck, in conversation with several mi mlmr of tliC iiMoer hoii'e i f the Print- sian diet, expressed the conviction that peace woutl not in tiisuinv.i unless mo other powers provoked war. He had no such fr of Russia. He was firmly con vinced that the former difTcrrnce l twtTn Germany and Rusia would lie completely willed, lie wished he could feel the same confidence in trance, in France, however, be added, tho une peeled might open at nny time." QUARANTINE 8ERVICE. Tho bill now before the House estab lishes quarantine station as follow: At the mouth of Delaware bay, near Cat Charles; at the entrance of Chesapeake hav! on the Georirla coast : at Key West; in Han Diego harbor; in San Francisco harbor: and at or near Port Townscnd, Puiet Sound. It appropriate 1 542,000 for the construction and maintenance of the above named station. An approprl atlon of 115.000 i made for the main tenance of the iiulf quarantine elation (formerly Ship island) for the fiscal year I88. CONGRESSIONAL. The Senate bill, explanatory of tho act to settle certain accounts between the United States and Mississippi and other states, was reported from the Sen ate committee ou public landg and placed on the calendar. The House joint reso lution, extending to the states of Florida and Louiniana the joint resolution of the 14th of May, 1888, relating to tho dis posal of public lands in certain .states, was reported from the same committee and passed with an amendment continu ing it in force till the adjournment of the present Congress instead of till the ad journment of the present session, Mr. Plumb, who had charge of it, stating that Congress would undoubtedly ad journ within a few weeks. Tho river and harbor bill was taken up and Mr. Call moved to increase tho appropriation for St John river, Florida, from $150, 000 to $200,000. After argument in fa vor of amendments by Messrs. Call and Pasco, it waa agreed to yeas 23, nay 20. Mr, Csl! alto moved to insert an item of $10,000 for Indian river, Florida. Disagreed to. Mr. Sherman said he wouldn't insist on hia motion to recon sider the vote agreeing to the Hennepin canal amendment, although he was op posed to it. Mr. Daniel called for a sep arate vote on the amendment reducing the appropriation for Jamea titer. Vir ginia, (below Richmond) from $225,000 to $200,000, and argued against the amendment. It was disagreed to. The bill was then passed. The bill, as orig inally reported from the Senate commit tee on commerce appropriated $21,562, 783.77. As it finally passed the Senate it appropriates $22,474,783.77. having been increased by the Senate $912,000. ...In the House tho following bill were introduced and referred: By Mr. Herbert, of Alabama, granting the nght- of-vay through Fort Morgan military reservation to the Birmingham and Kavy Cova Harbor Railroad Company, t.osstr. Senator Edmunds reported back the nomination of Judge uilcr to tne sen ate without recommendation, and it ha gone upon the executive calendar. The President nominated. Peter F. Knight, of Florida, to be United States marshal for the aouthern district of Florida, vice Fernando J. Moreno, re signed. The Postmaster General ha telegraphed instructions to the postmaster at Plant Citv. Fla,. to fumiuate all out going mails on account of the reported presence tnere ol miectious lever. Gen. Sheridan has sailed forKonquit, Mas., where he has a acaside cottage. The C 8. S. Swatara, conveyed him there, and the e voyage will do mucn to assist him to recover hi bcaitn. , Senator Vest presented petitions from the merchant exchange of bt. Lorn. Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nash ville. Chattanooga, Atlanta and Tampa, asking an appropriation for improving the harbor at iamna, tia. llio pen tioners repiracnt that the improvement of thi harbor wonld be ot immense value to the South and West, as it would enable good to be shipped to Cuba and South America via Tampa, and thus greatly shorten the distance over wbicn they have to be tr nspoiieu. The w eather crop bulletin issued by the Signal Oflice aya : Tho weather du ring the pa week has been favorable . . t . lor ail growing crops ia too wucbt, corn and tobacco region of Ohio, upper Mis sissippi and Missouri vallev and Tennes see. Heavy rains doubtless, interfered with harvesting from Missouri eastward to Virginia, and the continuous cloudy weather over Mississippi. Louisiana and Arkanmui is reported a having been un favorable to the cotton plant, but an im provement ia reported in that section du ring the hitter portion of the week. Id Xorth Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia the weather ia favorable, and alt rrop will doubtless improve during tho week-. The following notice has been issued by the Signal Ollice: On and after July 1, there will be but two regular telegraph report received daily at the aignnl oflice in Washington, in place of the three tri dally telegraph report, which previously have been received. These wo report trill be made at 8 a. m. and 9 p. ia, and indication w ill lie prepared from then reports anil issued to the Associated Press a ptomptly as practicable, proba bly about 10 a. m. and 10 p.m. The weather indications will be for a period of ihirtv-six hour from ihe time of each report. The indications iwsutd in tho m.oninir at 10 a. m. Will coverthe follow in( tlnv until 8 P. m.. and tln.se issued at 10 p. in. w ill cover the folloaing d.iy 1 . . m. - I . Til uniting'", inrcep. m. intucnnona wm lw dK oiiiinm d. and in place of tho .1 p. m. reports the chief signal l1i r has provided special reports to bo made to the central oflice whenever wenther changes are decided and indicate an ap proaching storm. SKIPPED. A. M. Duhama hna absconded from ill. Canada. He had cbnrzc in that town of the colleelion of water n.tita and nrrvlsbn of auction sale, ! d w also corporation bailiff. The mn .ii. t of hii defalcation is about ,30,000. SOUTHLAND ITEMS. THE WORLD 0VERJ PARAGRAPHS, BAD, PLEASANT AND TERRIBLE. IjfDUSTBUL PJIOOKE88 THK EXCURSION FEVKIt BAILUOAD ACCIDENTS SrUCIDKS DEFALCATIONS COTTON KEr OUTS, ETC. Alabama. ' ' , Seven hundred thousand dollars was placed in the bank at Birmingham, to bo used in the erection of three now blast furnaces in that vicinity. Tho furnaces are to be seventeen feet each. The pro jectors of the enterprise "are II. F. J)c Bardelcben, of Birmingham, ' and parties from Charleston and Savannah. A petition waa filed with Governor Bcav ny a large numoer i tne citizens of Elmore county, asking his excellency to instruct the attorney-general to insti tute impeachment proceedings against lion. John A. .Lancaster, probate judge of Elmoro county. In April an official examination of Lancaster's books and accounts showed that he waa behind with the state. ; For several weeks a band of despcra does have been operating in the lower end of Blunt county. Last Sunday they went to a church where services were bo- ins held, ran out tho congregation, turned over the pulpit and broke tho windows ot the churcn. ' luey nave de stroyed contddcrablo private property, property, and have served several citi zens with written notices to leave the county at once or they wiil bo killed. Arkansas. Cotton worms have appeared in five. counties in the southern part of the state, and it i3 feared that they will do as much damage to the crop as iu 1867, when the crop was a total failure. Florida. The Jacksonville Tima-Vnitm announ ces two light sporadic cases of auspicious fever a lant City, which have been iso late. Precautious have been taken to prevent its spread. Diligent inquiry dis covers no other suspicious disease at any other point in the state The sanition and health ia almost perfect, and the weather ia delightful, except in tne sun shine in the middle of the day. Cearala- i Elicit distilleries were destroyed re cently in Murray, W hite, Uay ana Juan, dolph counties. The Columbus & Western Railroad Coluinbua to Birmingham, Ala., has just been completed. Sixteen acres of land have been dona ted bv the Tybce Beach Improvement Company, of Savannah, for a site for a new hotel The building is not expected to ccver quite that much ground how ever. A charter has been applied for. C. C. Nelson, president, secretary and treasurer, cashier and teller of the North Side Savings bank, in Atlanta, Has dis appeared, together with about $50,000. Several Atlanta banks, and a good many depositors in the North Sido bank are mourning his departure, and are very anxious to nave lum return. Keaiaekjr. Near Pineville, James McGcorge and Bill Smith, special sheriff deputies, shot - . , . . . cacn otntr to ucatn. i ney were sent to arrest some violators of the local whis kcvlaw. R.turninor thev stopned at I floating saloon on Cumberland nver. While drinking there they got into a wrangle over a pi-tol taken from a priso ner, fr'mithhad the pistol. Ia a scuffle to keep it he shot McGcorge through the neck. Mcucorge drew bis own pistol and shot thrice, wildly aa he full. One shot struck Smith in the head, killing him ins-tantly, and the other two wounded Rill Iloskins and a bjwndcr. Traaaaar. The corner stone of the Catholic church of SS. Peter and Paul was laid in Chat tanooga with appropriate ceremonies. The Knoxviile postoiUee has been made a first-clas oflice. The receipts for the fiscal year just closing font up f 43, 895, ugainst $32,1)29.22 for the previous year. While a little son of Policeman Dick Turner was plaving in the second story of Posey's block, in Chattanooga, which is i:ow being built, he fell throuuh the chvatcr shaft, a distance of twenty-live feet, and landed on top of his bead, fracturing his skull. A strike of the Brotherhood of Loco motive Engineers on the East Tennessee, Virginia St Georgia syidi m was imminent several days ago la-cause Engineer Monn ban, chairman of the grievance commit tee of the Brotherhood nt Knoxviile, presented himself at the effic of Super intendent Garrett, and ttatcA that as chairman of the said committee he had some minor business to transact. It is rliiimed that Mr. Garrett answered him rather gruffly, when Monnhan invited Mr. Garrett out upon the grassy lawn, ostensibly to engage In a psss at the manly art. Instead of accepting the challenge, Mr. Garrett brought about Monahan's discharge. Chief Arthur, of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engin eers, is in Knoxvillo investigating the cane. CONDENSATION OF FACTS BY 'PHONE AND TELEGRAPH. SOMETHING ABOUT CONVENTIONS, RAIL- , KOADS, WORKING PEOPLE, CAPITALISTS, KUIIOI'EAN CKOWNBD HEADS, ETO. Several cases of cholera are reported at Messina, Italy. , Tho weather . is favorable for tha Egyptian cotton crop, which is equal to that of 1887. 1 A band of Apaches went on the war path in Southern Arizona and butchered many settlers. Hcrr Furth, under secretary of state, will aaccced Puttkamer as Prussian min uter of the interior, j Premier Crisp, of Italy, will shortly visit Prince Bismarck at Frederichsruhe, He wiU bear an autograph letter from King Humbert. Two colored men, named Rislee and Lee, who shot City JIarshal William Beukley and Deputy Martin, at Chcte Van h-ota tiilipn from ail and . lyuched. Eviction notices havo been served on thirty tenants on Vandeleur estate in County Clare, Ireland. Police and mili tary, armed with battering rams, will a Lt the cvictors if necessary. Tha fantnrv and WHrMimiHna of th. Reading Hardware works, at Reading, Pa., several buildings five stories high, covering several acres of ground, burned r recently. Loss estimated at $350,000, with an insuranco of several thousand dollars. Public opinion in Austria has grown alarmed at tho rappronchment of the Emperor. It appears to dread breaking up the alliance, which event would leave A nutria to f:ra Riiksms alone. Thes fears are not shared by the Austro-Hun-garian ministers. The Irish bishops have published a se ries of resolutions, explaiuing in detail the present position of the land question, and expressing the opinion that, unless Parliament immediately applies really ef fective measures to protect the tenants from oppressive actions and arbitrary eviction, tho most disastrous consequen ces to public order and the safety of tho people must almost inevitably ensue. The failure of the iron manufacturers and the Amalgamated..-Association ot Iron and Steel Workers nt Pittsburg to agree upon a wage scale for tho coming year necessitates the closing down of tha North Chicago Rolling Mills Company'" plant at Bay View, Wis., and the few mills that have not been closed already, will shut down soon for an indefinite; period. A desperate fight between United States officers and two notorious desper adoes took place at a green corn dance near Eufaula in the Indian Territory. United States Marshals Phillyis and Mc Glaughlin attended -the dance with tha expectation of arresting some escaped outlaws. They found two whom they wanted brothers named Barrett. The Barretts refused to surrender, and in a fight which followed, Phillyis was in stantly killed; McGlaughlin and one of the Barrett brothers were riddled with bullets so both died shortly; an outsider, named Mclntoth, was shot by the sur viving Birrctr, who terrorized tho gath ering for some time. EXPELLING JESUITS. i The Ottawa, Ont, Journal say it learns, on good authority, that Bishop Laflcche, of Three Rivera diocese, signed a decree on Tuesday evening ordering the cxpalaion of the Jesuits from that diocese on the ground that thev have Wrrduly influenced Catholic to change their wins on their deathbeds in favor of the Jesuits. SEVERE 8TORM9. Report of very disastrous storms oc cutri ng during the last few days have been received from several points In Iowa, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mmy houses and barns have been blown down, trees uprooted and stripped of their limbs, fruit destroyed, horses and cattle killed, crops laid waste, and great dam age done generally, but fortunately there are no human lives reported lost thus far. , A I'nitpie Tetcgraptt System. ? There has grown np among the farm ers ot a comity in Michigan a telegraph system which might bo generally ex tended throughout the rural district every where. The system be 'an bv two fanners connecting their house with a wire for their ow n convenience and op erating their line with tho ordinary Morve instrument. Gradual' v other farmers extended tho lino to their own houses, and after a time the wim waa run into the neighltiring village. Seven years ego the combined farmer and a few village merv-linnU organised them selves into a eomiwiiy and it baa since been extendi! nntil now it has aixty 11 v miles ot wire ami ninety nfli.-es, two thirds of the latter being in firm houses and nearly all the rest in store where those farmer do I heir trading. One or two nwfaner offices, as many mow railroad freichj offices, the County Tel ephone Exchange and the larger post offices ere all connected. Every farmer ia his own operator, battery nmn anil line repairer. Of, eomw, any quantity of private cotnmniiicntion is kept ttp be tween the stockholders of this independ ent svstem. There nro two or three inde pendent systems of I lime lines in opera tion in the country, arranged so that they can be connected with each other at intersecting twinta, and tint whole scheme i being wwked very cheaply and smwstdully. Philadelphia vs. Boston. A rt.lt.1..1ntiU ta.1v iaillnis ft-tond . til'.".',-"' - , in Boston, complained much ot the crooked streets. ".Now l,hiladclpha,,, she said is so beautifully and regularly laid out. Yes." responded her Ysnkee host, "but if Boston were as desd as fhila delphia, doubtless it would boa decent ly laid out" Iktnit Fret I'rttu

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