Ezra on Rebublican ticket for Supt. of Poor
DAILY ARGUS. C. MACARDELL, JR., POBMSHER. G E O R G E H. T H O M P S O N . EDITOB. W. F. H A I J L K Y , - - XCITY EDITOBB. A. E. NICK1.NSON. - - ^IT^^DITOBB.^ OFFICIAL CITY 1'APKK. LAIEST BY ULSTER COUNTY STILL EXCITED Delivered by t-arrien- ro HII.V part ol thih vltj and Got. lieu or uitUlod to uti.v part of the L'uitoii Bt it-es. TEUMS:--1 m o n t h , :!0 cent* ; l moiulis. !0 cts., month*. ?1.7."; 1 year, S.'i.fiO. THE SEMI-WEEKLY MERCURY ISSUED KVKIIV TUKSUAV A N D K K I U A Y . TERMS--$1.50 Per Year, 75c. For Six Months ~~ W E A T H L K U N I F I C A T I O N S . HY AÂ£Â£OriATi:i 1'ItKHS. "\VASHIMJTO.N, D. (.'., Aug. 28.--Fair; cooler tfuudav. THE TEMPERATURE. The following WHI the rufrfntry of rhe theraiom- 8 er at. Prorik'u drus rftoiv, to-diiy: 7 a. m.. 7O a : 12 m.. 8"Â°: 3 i. m.. S:5". SAlTRDAY A H JUSTUS, ltii7. Tho ups a n d d o w n s of the speculative wheat market are demoralizing legiti- maic business. Farmers are afraid to sell ttK'ir crop for fear they will miss better prices that may be realized later and the flour trade is in a state of chaos, orders given and received one day being canceled canceled the next because of wider fluctuations in the wheat price. MM The negro, Depew, who assaulted and nearly killed a six-year-old girl at Hickory Bush, Ulster county, and who then tried TO assault a woman, would have been lynched by righteously indignant citizens if he had not been saved by the zeal of superserviceable constables. For such crimes as this fellow committed the statute law provides no adequate penalties. penalties. Such brutes get justice only iu Judge Lvneh's courts. According to the Watchman the 11*publican 11*publican ticket in Sullivan county this year will be: For Sheriff. Jarnes A. Ful- TOU, of Mamakatiug: for Member of Assembly, Assembly, George McLaughlin, of Thompson Thompson ; for Superintendent of the Poor, Ezra F. Calkins, of Cochecton. The selection selection of Mr. Fulton is not by any means satisfactory to other aspirants lor the emoluments of the sheriff's office, but they are put uff by the local bosses with the assurance that "Odell thinks Fulton ought to have it." Of course This grinds, but what are they going to about i t ? FELL UNDER THE CAR WHEELS Herman Bremer Very llatily Injured Willie Attempting to Hoard an Erie Train at 'orth street. A y o u n g man n a m e d Herman Brerucr attempted to board a s w i f t l y moving Trouble Feared VTlien Depew, Hie Assailant or Women and Children, is ralKiifd-- Constable Bradley"* GxettliiRr Hide. HY ASKOCIATK1) 1M!KÂ«6. K i N i Â« r o x , Aug. ti.^--The ovr t h e rrimo of JoM-ph Dt-povv. m-gro w h o run a n i n r k settlements near hrvc, yi-sterday, and ass a u l t e d woKicn and childron, is fever lieat. Strong hopi'K are now entertained t!ie recovery of l i l t i e Mamie is thought hysteria, r e s u l t i n is her most serious i n j u r y . not yet been f o r m a l l y ( r o u b l e is feared w.ien he is Rosendale. That Dfpi-w is a l i v e , to-day, j alone to t h e fact t h a t he in t h e h a u d s o' Constable ley, whose persona.! popularity among the miners was sufficient to restrain mob. liradley's ride to the railway Â·Nation was a t h r i l l i n g had to pass through several m i n villages and at each one the shout, e comes,'" brought the populace to roadside, women shrieking maledictions and men g i o w l i n g threats and falling b e h i n d the wagon iu The date for Depew's arraignment not vet been set. THE CRISIS IN INDIA. Xot of a Hopeful Character--British Character--British Forces Gain some Successes Peril Menaces Other Points, BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. SIMLA, Aug. 28.--The latest news the front is not of a hopeful character. It is true that, the attempted raid the Kohat district has been repelled that the Orakzais has taken to the But against these temporary successes of the British must be set the very serious state of affairs prevailing at in Belochistan. There is little doubt if the fort there is attacked the of the garrisons' safety are slight. fortifications are practically worthless and the place in said to be inadequately manned. The situation of the outlying on the Samana range is, nest to the centre of interest. In view of the urgent need for reinforcements Col. Gordon, to-morrow, will lead a c o l troops through the Kohai pass into tiamaiia district. ATE POISONED WATERMELON. Â·seven Persons IÂ»ie After K;itlnar a Watermelon-- inorher trirically III. IIY A S S O C I A T E D PUESb. LOUISVILLE, Aug. 28.--A special to Courier Journal from Faducah Â«avs t east b o u n d Erie train ju.st west of the j moagro p a r t i c u l a r s of a JSorlh .street crossing, at 11:40, this morning, and was t h r o w n u n d e r the f t wheels w h i c h passed over his left foot, | crushing it so b a d l y t h a t a m p u t a t i o n was necessary. lie also received a bad cut in the back of the head and sustained sustained a n u m b e r of bruises. The injured man was taken to T h r a l l poisoning have reached here from Galloway Galloway c o u n t y . Eight pereonp are to h a r e been poi.-oued by e a t watermelon f-tolen from a neighbor's patch. Seven of the n u m b e r are dead eighth is in a critical condition. The report is confirmed by wire dispatches from Murray an.