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HILLSBORO, N. ft, THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1888.
I Holland reclaim aa average of eight
(acre per day from the aea and the aalt
water ia no sooner crowded oat than cb
bage ia crowded ia.
' , In the tea yean, since 1878, 876 per
aoni hare been killed or maimed or seri
ously hurt at crowing of the Reading
' railway ia the city of Philadelphia.
' At Fisk Cuivorsity, Nashville, Tens.,
ground ha been broken for the first
;gymnaium and mechanical laboratory
for colored people the world has ever
Tbe merits of newspaper advertising,
were well estimated by a prominent soap
man of Philadelphia when ho said that
he confined kis advertising to newspa
pers "Because the man who docs not
read the papers does not use soap.
It is reported from Cape May that it
the Government cannot be induced ta
build the proposed channel from Cape
May to Atlantic City an effort will b
sasrle to raise the money by popular tub
wcriptions at the two resorts during the
The people of the Pacific Coast v
taking considerable interest in the Mel
bourne Exposition, which will be opened
in August, though why it ahouM beheld
in winter is not clear. It is exptcted
that there will be a very creditible ex
hibit of California products at the Ex.
A priioa revolt, which was not quelled
without much bloodshed, took place re
cently at Damenhour, Epypt about
twelve mile -om Alexandria. Two
(risoners in the jail who were under
aentter of death, aided by eighteen
other convicts, managed to make their
t-r ape from the prison. The police at
nce started in pursuit, but before they
could come up with them the prisoners
took refuge ia a mosque. Here a des-
erate fight took place, in which fifteen
of the prisoners were killed and two
were wounded, while the police had foui
The Taos Valley of Colorado and New
Mexico is about to have a boom. A
company will soon irrigate the eutirt
valley. Uvs a recent visitor: ' The
beautiea wf the valleys of Southern Cali
fornia itre much extolled b touri-ts as
welt aa by the Inhabitants. Taos, how
m, discount anything in the Golden
Estate. The climate is much more de
lightful, and tbe enemies to vegetation
much fewer. None of the destroyers of
fruit which are common to California are
found in the Taos region, and I can as
sure you that watermelmons picked there
two years ago are good and fresh, and
flt for the table at the present time.'
A orrrspondent of the rhiladeldhis
Mgtr suggests that the court of the
new City Hall in that city should be
embellished with statues of eminent
rhiladelphJant, after the manner of the
I'ffizl a. Florence. He suggests, as ap
propr'ate subjects, William 1'enn, Ben
ljin Franklin, Benjamin Ru-h, Ben
jamin West, Bishop White, bUphen
Girard, John Fitch, RoWrt Fulton,
Robert Morris. I.lnl!ry Mitrrsy, Dr.
Kane, Charles Rrorkden Brown, Thomas
Buchanan Read, Bayard Taylor, Henry
C. Carry, 1. GalUudct, Horace Hinnry,
Vke-l'resident Dallas, Dr. Hayet, John
Welsh, and others. f
!, Boulangcr, the fleeting; idol of the
volatile French, is dese rib d by the
Boston Ttaktrriit aa "an off-handed,
rather open-hearted fellow, who likes to
please, delights in rendering services to
tte matter whom, is charmingly gallant
to women of all ages and rank, has an
elegant figure and handsome face, a
winning smile, sits en horseback like a
cnUur, and took wbea he was in the
amy as much enjoyment out of his fine
belongings as a child does out of iu
Sunday clothes. He was rcsl'y pictur
esque oa hi black prancing horse, sur
rounded by his stall. The rank and file
adored him; for why? he gave them
clean beds, lavatories, me tables and
plate, tumblers, knives and forks. For
who had to spend three year at
let ! the army this was a gwl deal.
Before the time of Le Beau General they
fed almost tike hogs, each eating out of
a tla can, with his fingers or penknife as
best he could. The beauty of the thing
was that this change cost the taxpayers
nothing, it being dipped o(! contractors
and their patrons. Wilson didn't like itj
hut Benlaoger didn't care. Boulooger
Wl car cither whether influential
HWcians took, when Is was war minis
JWt bad part his refiuat to tame col-
strike by sending a military
'we to their black country to drsgooa
torn. Whta th colliers wer starving,
Boulanger telegraphed to the soldiers to
,rtar their victuals with tbeo. I don't
tWk U did this to wla "popularity, but
rely from kind laapuls."
tfHAT THE SWELTERING PuB
IIC OFFICIALS ARE DOING.
rROCSttbWGB OF CONqHKflg ntr-ORTAN
ACTS Or PRESIDENT ttEVKfcAi& -AF-fOlNTIIESTS
JlHS) MttOVALS, ETC.
On Thursday the 'Senate fea'iavery
sxciting senirion in discussing some pen
on vetoes bV President Cleveland. In
the course of debate Mr. Blair, of New
Hampshire, and Mr. Butler, of ouA
Carolina, i;ot into an excising wrangle v. . .
In the House,. Mr. Ford, ;f Michigan,
from the committee on military affairs,
reported Wk a resolution for tlm .
pointrnent of a special committee to
investigate we attegut evasions of the
contract labor law. . The balance of the
day was spent iu the discussion of the
The Anfinns VSn.
ing before the He-Sate on Wednesday, Mr.
CVktill rrficuled the scare about dano-ei
of waV as farcical. The bill proposed'an
Appropriation of $180,000, 000 for a sys
tem of fortifications which the grand
cbildrc snd great grandchildren of thi
teecut generation would never eee Hied,
ie argued that earthworks could be con
structed in a few weeks, aod wan then
ksked by Mr.Siewart where the guns to arm
them Would be obtained. To this he re
plied that he favored tbe encouragement
of steel works that uld be in a condi
tion to build the guns... Ia his opening
prayer trt House chaplain alluded to
M. llaudaU's illness, snd invoked Di
vine blessing and protection upon the
sufferer. A conference was ordered oa
the land forfeiture hill, and M.c&r llnl.
man of Indi ma, Stone of Missouri, end
Pa V son of Llinoia. went antiotnti'ri mn.
fcrees, Mr. Hatch, of Missouri, sub-
mitteu tue report oi disagreement oa
the agricultural appropriation bill, sta
ting that the point of diuwrceuicnt wai
th Ornate amendment making aa appro
priation of (100,000 for sorghum sugar
experiments. Mr. Rysn moved concur
rence in thn Kf-nstrt nmnmltni-nt H
pointed out the benefits which had ac
crued to the agricultural interests of tbe
country irom former appropriations lor
SOri'tima enirritneiitji. inil li mnimArA
r i ' -
tliat still further appropriations, would
resiui suit greater goou. Alter fur
ther debate, Mr. Ryan's motion to concur
wss agreed to yea 128, nays 98. This
completed the consideration of the bill,
anu ii sianus aa nnaiir nassea.
Mr. Randall's condition still excites
the apprehensions of his friends, but
there is a alight improvement in his con
Senator Pasco, on Thursday, introduc
1 a bill to pay Salvador Costa, Duval
:ounty, Florida, (950 for the sloop Mary
Law tense, destroyed during toe War.
The supervising architect of the Treas
ury Drpsrtment has postponed the selec
tion oi a site rr tue public building at
Tallahassee, Fla., until after Congress
The contract for the construction of the
public building at Augusta. Ga, which
was swarded to u. w. Corwtt, or Wash
ington, for (91,000, provides that the
building shall be completed in eighteen
months. Work on it will commence in
The number of bills introduced in the
Senate so far this session, exceeds that
of any other Congress during its first
session, and falls only aout two score
short of the number introduced in th
rtenate in the two sessions of the but
t'ongms, which surpssaed all preceed
ing Congresses in this respect,
Judpe John V. Wright, of Tennessee,
Rev. W. N. Cleveland, brother of tht
President, and Cspt. II II. Pratt, super
intendent cf tbe Carlisle Indian school,
will constitute a commiion to nrgotist
with the Himix Indians fur a diviiion oi
their reservalion in Dakota and tbe sur
render of a part to tbe United Hates.
'ol W. P. Cralgbill, engineer inchargi
of the river and harbor work In Maryland,
Virginia, West Virginia and North Car
olina, submit estimates for next year, at
follows: James river, (100,000; hsibor
at Norfolk, Va., (KiO.ooO; approachet
to Norfolk harbor. (10i000; Currituck
8oiind, tte, (20,000,; New river, Vir
The House committee on msnufacture
at the meeting on Thursday decided U
continue its investigation Into subject ol
trusts. It will shortly report the evi
dence so fur taken in the muar and
Standard oil trusts, and will then, in all
probability, within tha next tea days oi
two weeks, begin an Invettigntioa ink
the whiskey trust.
Senator Dolph, from the committee on
foreign relations, on Wednesday rcpoit
ed favorably the bill to rot ibit the com
ing of Chinese laborers into the United
Htat-s, reported in tbe House by Mr.
Belmont, chairman of the committee on
foreign relations, as substitute for all
bills More the committee relating te
Senator Daniel on Monday Introduced
a bill directing tbe head of the Interior
department, commissioner of agricul
ture, United ftatw fish commissioner and
Secretary of the Smithsonian institution
to prepsre suitable exhibits for the Vir
ginia exposition, to be held at Rich
mood, , beginning October Sid next.
Twcotr-flve thousand dollar is appro-
Eriated to defray the txpenses oi tue it
Commissioner Obcrly. of the Civil 8er
vice commission, has prepared a special
statement to show the difference ia the
records msde by men and women who
have appeared before the commission
'or examination prior to entry into public
wrvice. To the Surprise of many, tbe
adits have carried off the honors by an
ncreused percentage. Many of tbe heads
f departments are opposed to the em
ployment of ladies, and they had Wed
hat the showing would have been jest
ix press train No. 53 left Orange Court
House, Va., south -bound, on time at 1:5C
on Thursday morning with Conductor U.
P. Taylor, Engineer Wat&ifts and Fire
man fel'.y. About two miles south oi
Oruhge is a trestle known as Fat Nancy 'I
trestle, on the Virginia Midland Rxil
road, and hi one of ,the higbes oil tut
road, being fifty-uine feet above the
cTcr.k. Train 53 was on time, uridct
C. P. Taylor, and moving at a slow htte
having been flagged. The engine had
crossed wbea tho Smoking-car went
through tbe trestle, followed by the mail,
express, passenger coach and sleeper,
which drugged vne engine into the eta
era' wreck! The light went out instant
ly, and total darkness followed. Cries
for help aud screams of young children
added horrojr to the terrible sctme and
people living in the nfcghborhorid hurried
to offer amstHtice. The engine went
down, the pilot end foremost, thus com
municating no fire to the wreck. All the
lights were extinguished in the fall. As
soon as the accident occurred, the engi
neer, who was but slightly injuied,
walked buck . to Orange and
telegraphed for asssistunce. C. Cox,
of Alexandria, of the engineer
ing department of the Piedmobt Air
Line, waa instantly killed; 11. 6. Wbit
tlogtottj of Greensboro-, N. C postal
dirk, lived ten minutes; U. C. Bright
wed, of Prospect, Prince Edward county,
Va., postal clerk, lived until he reached
the hospital; W. B. Parrott, of Albcr
marie county, postal clerk, badly in
jured; J. Q. Webtand J. L. WaltbAlh,
of Washington, D. ft, postal Clerk,
badly injured; Louis Jenkins, of Lynch
burg, postal clerk, slightly injured; Pot
terfield, express sgent, seriously injured;
Z. Jenning, of Lynchburg, a passenger,
internal injuries; C'apt. C. P. Taylor, of
Alexandria, who was in the car next to
the smoker when the accident occurred,
was hurt about the bead and one leg
was injured. Tbe total number of in
jured are estimated at about twenty -five.
It was one pt the passenger coaches in
the middle of the train that ran off the
ttie track, causing the accident. It broke
down tbe trestle, dragging back the mail
and baggage car and engine, which had
passed beyond the point where the trestle
broke, and pulling tbcin down to ruin it
Tbe train is always well loaded l" suse
of the through connection it makes be
tween Boston and New Orleans, August!
and Atlanta. Ou an average it carries
between 130 and 300 passengers. One of
tbe sleepers was destined by White Sul
phur springs to be dropped nt Chsrluttc
ville. This car, however, was the Inst ol
the train, and remained on the track.
TH13 WOULD OVER.
DISTINGUISHED MAN DIE8.
A. T. P. Garnett, a well-known phy
sician of Washington, D. G, died on
Wednesdsy night at Rchobeth Beach,
Del, of heart failure. He had been
severely ill for several day and was be
lieved to be slowly convalescing. He
left Washington for the seashore on
Wednesday morning for the purpose of
recruiting his fsiling health. He was
born in Virginia in 1830, was graduated
in medicine at the University of Penn
sylvania in 1341. entered tbe United
States navy as assistant surgeon the same
year, was promoted to surgeon in 1848
and resigned in 1849 in order to accent
tbe professorship of clinical medicino in
tbe National Medical College of Wash
intfton. He married the eldest daughter
of Henry A. Wie. At the breaking out
of the War he left Washington and be
came the surgeon-general of the Confed
erate army. He was the family physician
of Jefferson Davis and of all his cabinet
officers, and accompanied Mr. Ifcvis sfter
the evacuation of Richmond, and at the
rlose of the War he went Iwck to Wash
ington, and was agsin elected professor
in the medical college. Recently be was
elected president of the American Med
ft.. Wtira ttf Varllmroueh ar-
rived in London, England, on Wcdncs.
.1.. Hha mrdiallv received bv her
mother-in law, Lady Randolph Church
bill, and other memhers of her husband's
-..). r..a War York authorities how
ever, ciaim that the Duke of Marlborough'
wss guilty of bigamy in marrying mrs.
n.mmerlev. under the Code, and he
will be indicted.
VAmtum nt taut Brotherhoods of lo
comotive engineers, firemen, brakemen
and switchmen, held meeting at St.
r-in.,,1 itinn . for II e rturooee of taking
steps looking to an amalgamation of these
orders.' The sentiment developed war
favorable to tneir union, anu isnwi
utifK th!a TMirnose will be held in
Minnespoli four weeks hence.
A Callnary Affray.
Eo Look here Co Tee, I've settled
ton before, and I'll do It now!" Lift.
CONDENSATION OF FACTS BY
. 'PHONE AND TELEGRAPH,
SOMETHrSO AuOTJT COHVEHTIONS, RAIt-
JtosDtij wohniNd rtooptEf capitalists,
, EtROPEAN CROWNED HEADS ETC.
Gen. Diaz has been reelected president
tiro destroyed nearly all the btiSineS!
portion of Suisun Cal., on Tuesday.
The rate war in the West still contin
ues, auptber cut in dressed beef rates
liaviiig bceti announced.
Gem Bdulangcr, in an oration at a
banrjuet in Paris; said be hoped his sword
would return to hint before another year
The British gdvernment has Instructed
Sir Charles Warrenj chief commissioner
of poliocj hebCcforth to suppress Butur
day meetings in Trnfiiig.tr sjuttre,
Advices from Rome state that the re
cent meetin? of Iilsh hitihhns.' whihh
ecmed to reopen the Questions closed by
the Papal rescript, surprised and dis
pleased the Vatican.
i The Bethlehem, Pa., Iron Company will
start up their rail mills under the new
Kale, which reduces wages from five to
twenty per cent, and guarantees contin
uous work until January.
) A dispatch from Rome to the Chronich
says Cardinal Moran is about to ' go to
Ireland by order of the Pope to urge
tipori the Irish bishops more complete
jbubmission to the Vatican.
: A motion was proposed in the French
Chamber of Deputies, to confiscate prop
erty in France belonging to Orleanist
Erinccs and use tas proceeds for the
rection of an asylum for tbe aged.
Farmers along the line of the Lake Erie
& Western Railway in Indiana are
breatiy alarmed over the appearance
among their cattle of the dreaded Texas
fever. The farmers fear the scourge will
become general. '
Fire destroyed the lumber mills owned
by H. It. Mora, at Alpena, Mich., on
Thursday, and communicad to over 200
other buildings,cau'ing a loss of nearly
half a million of dollars and rendering
1,300 persons homeless.
Charles M. Kittridge, a private banket
pf Denver, Col., returned from the
mountains on Wednesday after a vacation
of ten days. He discovered be bad been
robbed of 10,000. As Arthur White,
confidential clerk, has not been seen since
last Thursday, it is thought he has ab
sconded with" the money.
The Chicago, III., newspapers are en-
f:sged in a war of rates. A fortnight ago
he rimes, which has been selling at
three cents, red. iced its price to two
cents. The Tribune followed with a cut
from three to two cents, and including
its Sunday issue. Tbe Dully Xevt, which
has all along been a two cent paper, cut
Sown the price to one cent.
Charles H. Wright, for eleven years
assistant superintendent in the mailing
department of the Detroit, Mich., post
office, was arrested on Wednesday on the
charge of purloining money from the
mails. Inspector Smith, who made the
arrest, claims that Wright has stolen
letters ever since he has been connected
with the postofflce about thirteen years.
Patrick Joseph O'Brien, Member ol
Parliament for the north ' division of
Tipperary, was, released from Tullamore
jail on Wednesday, his three months'
imprisonment for violation of the crimes
set having expired. He was immediately
wnvcyed to Kilkenny jail, where he will
serve another three months for an
offense of tbe same kind.
Chairmen Hog and Murphy, of tht
Locomotive and Firemen's Brotherhood,
have been arrested at Chicago, III., on a
sharge of conspiracy. The much-talked
of circular, In which Mr. Hoge isalleged
to have requested tbe brotherhood men
to hire themselves secretly to the "Q"
roads, and then disable the engines, is
said to be the basis of the charge against
Hoge. Chairman Murphy is charged
with being an accomplice.
An important decision, involving a new
point under the prohibitory liquor law o."
oa, has been rendered by Judgo
i'belps, of the Burlington district court,
l wo years ago a saloon keeper, whose
place of business was enjoined as a nui
sance, appealed to the Iowa supreme
court, and after filing a super
sedeas bond, continued the traffic.
Recently proceedings were brought to
have have him arrested and fined lor con
tempt of court in continuing the illegal
traftic, notwithstanding an injunction.
1 he saloon keeper at once closed up and
lhers will follow suit, as they admit that
further resistance to the law is nselct.
The water that have been sweeping
the valley of the Slonongabela and the
waters of its tributaries for the Isst CO
boars, are again falling intu their natural
-banncls. From Pitt-burg to tbe moun
tain fa-tnesscsof Randolph county. West
Virginia, towne have been ravaged,,
manufactories inundated, boats sunk,
bouse and growing crops have been !
vastnted. The losses entailed by the
Bond wilt not fall short of (3.000,000. a
large proportion of which falls upon the
people of the couitiea of Monongahela,
Marion, Taylor, Hanison, Lewis, Bar
Dour, Upshur and Randolph, in West
Virginia, In Pennsylvania, the losses are
in the counties of Allegheny, Washing,
ton. Westmoreland, Fayette and Greene,
the heaviest being in Allegheny, Wssh
Ington and Fayette.
Lou! Strobl, young man tbout
twenty-three year old, was arrested at
Topck. Kansas, on tho charge of selling
and offering for sale for $1,20, rontn
vane alleged to be for counterfeiting
gold coin, bat which, in reality, only
brichtens a genuine coin, although giv
ing the impression that it was spurious.
in Snaps me wuvuiuu icbcwuics a bummi
clock, being round, with a handle about
six inches long. The face i four and
one-fourth Inches in diameter, and the
instrument is about two ana tnree-iourtns
inchea thick, opening exactly at the
middle. Tbe owner pretended that it
ras a counterfeiting machine,, and was
trying to sell it a such when he was ar
rested. On opening the case two
oickle-plated cases, in each of which one
lirlit of the stamo necessary to make
$5 gold piece of 1887 is cut.
the weather throughout England' is
abnormally cold. Snow hss fallen in the
suburb of London, and the peaks of
Skiddaw and other mountains are cov
ered with snow.'. It is the first time snow
is known to bars fallen in thst country
in July. fL
Abbeville has voted to put in a thor
ough system fit ewersge,to cost flOO,
000. fttftb tarallnst.
The' slate board of agriculture will hold
a Farmers' Institute at Laurens on July
The Common Council of Charleston
. decided to permit the ice cretin saloons
to remain open on Sundays.
The delegates from the various sub
alliances of tho Farmers' Allimce met in
seciet session at Florence for the purpose
of perfecting an organization of a State
Alliance. The attendance was large, so
large that Burringer'i Hall was filled to
suffocation. 'Ihe enthusiasm of the del
ega es was unbounded. A temporary
organization was effect d. The Farmers'
Alliance is, comparatively speaking, a
new comer hi South Carolina, but since
Its arrival it has spread and increased
with a rapidity nnpaialleled in the his
tory of any organization of like character
in the Slate.
DuritJg a storm on Wednesday, two
negro men took refuge ia a barn on mile
from Chattanooga. The barn waa struck
by lightning and one man killed and the
other stuoned, but he recovered in about
During the administration of Got.
Taylor, 217 pardons have been granted.
Many of these, however, were never in
the state prison, or any other prison, but
were pardoned after being sentenced to
fine or imprisonment before this sentence
Jane Allied brought suit in the circuit
court at Chattanooga against the Nash
ville, Cbattanunga & St. Louis Railroad,
claiming damagea in the sum of 20,000
for injuries received on the night of June
ISth. The plaintiff alleges that in get
ting off the train at Whiteside, she waa
thrown into a ditch and landed on a
stone, which caused injuries so serious
that she could not be moved for fourteen
Deputy Marshal Spurrier, of Nash
ville, has arrested an old man ot more
than sixty years, koown as 'Humpy"
Pennington. He is of immense build,
but has an unsightly physical deformity
that baa given him the name of
''Humpy." He has been running an il
licit distillery ever since the Wsr, but has
never been arrested before. The rifle
that the old man carried was one that
was carried by bis son, who was killed in
I feud about a year ago.
ia Alexandria, used as an infirmary for old
colored people, fell on Thursday night
during an entertainment lor tnc oenentoi
the home, precipitating the crowd to the
lower floor, and probably fatally injuring
Ihe janitor snd breaking his leg and oth
erwise injuring rix or seven women, all
In February Iai, Rawlins A Rose made
a sale of the old Libby prison, at Rich
mond, to William H. Gray of Chicago,
111. The mice to be paid was 133.300.
On Februrary Stb, Mr. day made a
cash payment of 13,825. Tbe other pay
ments were to be made in a x, nine and
tcre months, or sooner, at tbe option ol
tbe purchaser. Gray afterwards dif posed
of the property to a Chicago syndicate
at a considerauie auvance. i nere ia rea
son to believe that.no mre payment
will b made, and that the Chicago syn
dicate will tell the prope rty at auction.
A Story tr Kaiser Wilheln.
While opon a bunt in the neighbor,
hood ot Ootha, in the year 1M tha
Emperor, thea Prinoe W illiem, visited
tbe celebrated or (ran factory at Panlin
telle. After explaining the lutricacioe
of the works, the owner sex tod himself
at an organ to piny a piece for tbe guest
whom he did not know. Fin ling a very
attentive auditor, ha asked the i'riuew if
ha could perform npon the iiitrnmnt,
"A little. he answered, taking Lis place
and won surprising the man with the
richness of bis selections, ending with
the popular melody, "Heil Dir an sriger
Krsnz." Excellent!'' cried the organ
maker at it finish: "your talent is great,
I can recommend yon toermr-ilion aa
organist.' "That," answered tho Prince,
yott mnst give to one more worthy,
ainee I already bae a position which I
cannot well resign." "May I ask with
whom 1 have tbe honor of speakingr
rontlnned tbe mannfaetnrer. tntueU at
this rrfuaL "I am William, l'nnrw of
Prussia." "Abf your ttoysl Jliglmrw,
what a pity! Tb profesin kmc a tal
ented disciple." "leu, my dear master,"
added the Prinoe, giving his band in
farewell, "bat fiod divide talent and
position aconrding to his wisdom, and
maybe I shall yet make aometbing out
Of mj proioseion.
PARAGRAPHS, SAD, FLEAS ANT
UrDTJSTBIAI, PROGRESS THE EXCURSION)
FEVER BAJLROAD ACCID EKTS-SUICIDK
DEFALCATIONS COTTON REP0RT8,KTC.
The 2nd United States artillery, iff
charge of the Gulf coast defense. Lava
teen ordered to Mont Bano, near HaBbW
rille, where they are now encamped, j
Oscar Cooper, a wealthy young plsntet
living uearTown Creek, Laurens county i
waa shot and killed on Tuesday by Steve1
Binford, colored, a tenant of his farau
The negro wiylaid and shot him frool
imbush. Cooper leave a wife and twd
William Willis, a young white man
employed as a flagman on the Mobile &
Montgomery Railroad, was killed in-
ituntly Tuesday, by being knocked oil
the train by a low bridge at Fort Deposit.
Willis was a young married man, and!
bad been married only a few month.
L. W. Vanhauloverhaatecn appointed
postmaster at Brevard.
W. O. Jones a most estimsble young
man was drowned near St. Augustine,
Several Cuban tobacco planters are mak
ing arrangements to plant near Lake
A pension has been granted to CIar
n., widow ot John H. Scott, of Zell
wood. Starke had a big fire, in which Dr. J.
L. Gaskin's mills were destroyed. Total
loss sbout $10,000.
The American Press Brotherhood, of
Jacksonville, will make an excursion to
the Cincinnati, Ohio, Exposition August
Tbe Executive Committee of the Flor
ida Horticultural Society have selected
Sanfordas the place of tbe meeting of
the American Pomologies! Society next
Tbe artesian well sunk at Sarasota, ia a
grand success. It has a depth pt 400
feet, a ai-inch bore, run 150gdlon per
minute, and rises 2$ feet above tide.
The water is very pleas-rot todiink, with
a scarcely perceptible trace of sulphur. ;
I Rev. R, 8. P. Allen, while swimming
1 Saddle creek, at Klssimmee. was
Irowned. The body wse embalmed and!
arried to Orlando for banal, no was
ne of the first settlers of this place. Hi
inenAd the Ki-simmee river for navigv
tion aud ran the first steamboat.
Mrs. Ann Walsh, a respectable and t
derly lady, living in the southern por
tion of Augusta, felt ia the canal on
Thursday, and was drowned before dis
covered. She leave three children, all
Col. B. W. Frobel died at Monticelld
after an illness of four weeks. He was!
68 year old and waa born near Alexau-t
dria,Va. He wss a naval officer until
the War and resigned to enter the Con
federate States nsvy but was transferred
to the army, serving a an engineer offi
eer. At the time of hi death Col Fro.
belwss diet engineer, vice-president
and general manager of tbe Macon
Tbe large training stable of William
Rue, at Danville, was burned on Thurs
day night. Thirty-three head of fine
trotters were incinerated. Tbe total toss
will be $79,000. Some of tbe trotter
were entered in Ohio and New York
J. B. Carpenter, a notary public, has
gone to Mexico. Suits were filed against
him for turn aggregating $20,000. It 1
thought that there are enough creditor
to swell the amount to $30,000. It is
understood thst in most cases the money
was placed in his band for investment.
The Furniture Worker' Co-operative
Association assigned on Wednesday.
The bond of tbe trustees was $50,000.
Within the past two week nearly 300
men have been discharged from the Bal
timore & Ohio railroad shops at Mount
Clare. Last Saturday, 115 wen were
dropped from the different department.
The discharge is due to tbe recent sale of
the sleeping car system to tbe Pullman
company, and general lack of work,
That portion of Mitsonri known as the
home of the bald knobbers, Christian,
Taney, Barry and Ozark counties, is
striving to surpsss former records. Du
ring Ihe last two or three months it i es
timated that at least S.000 head of cattle
have been stolen in Taney tnd Christiao
ewoties by tbe bald knobbers, uplouders,
a they call themselves.
By tbe spreading of tbe rai on a fifty
fo t trestle ten miles west of Cameron, on
Tuursday, the Chicago, Kock Island and
Pacific construction train with seventeen
mm on board was precipitated to the
ground, a distance of thirty feet. The'
fireman, Richard Jones aS killed out
right. Engineer Wilcox wss scalded
and died a few boars later. Brakeman
CummingV feet were crushed, and hr
also received internal injuries from which
be will die.
The boycott against Burlington can
was put into effect by switchmen of Haa
ss City. Wabssb and Chicago and Al
to officials notified th Burlington com
pany that they would continue to receive
cms uual. Shortly before noon on
Wednesday about twenty-five striker
mid an assault opon C. A. Scanlou, a
new switchmen, and brat bin in a terri
bl manner. George Sbeebao, a striker,
thea had Scanlon arrested for flou:Lhisg
a revolver, aod said th aassult wss mad
la sell-defense. .
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