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i i THE COtmiEP.JOTTaN'A.Id XOTTrsVIt.Ti,!. T7BPyE3DA.T itaifyiyg, OTJLT 24," 18S3." POLITICAL AFFAIRS. Cunpaicn Dodders To Frore That 111 BepaMleans Are Not Honest. ; The Democratic City HxecntiTa Committee Completing Arrangements For Pubiio Speakings. Bolter Charlton To Take Stump and Explain His "English Uncord. A Sepnllioaa Van Hasting That fu Bali Outside Liederkrans Hall . Lait Hignt. .COLLECTOR SCOTTS RETURN. Aa the fifth dar of August approaches tha Democrate everywhere eeem to be awakening to a sense of the .luty oevolv-tng apon them with regard to the lectio a of a State Treasurer and members ef the General Astern lily, and with tbe good work now wtll under headway the leaders believe that aa full a vote as could be expected will be polled. The Uteres felt ia the campaign by the base of voters ia encouraging to tl: workers who have been recent iy labor-ins to excite that desirable feeling, aal they are now redoubling their effort. The State Central Corumitwe ha done one thins which ia calculated to knock the props from under the Le publicans. Tbe chief argument the. iu.-iullicans hare ad tu need against the Lemocntio nominee ia . that a former Treasurer . elected by, Democratic votes betrayed Lis trust and became a defaulter. A member of the Slate Central Committee aaid yesterday : By springing Dick Tate's crime on all occasion their hope ia to draw votes frum the Democratic ranks to the young man who accepted the nomination declined by a number of older and better men in the lie publican party. Dut you never hear one of tha .Republicans say a word about the enormous defalcations of JCepubhctn ex-t ofliciais, beside which all tue shurta'es of Democrat since the foundation ( the Government, become iwdrfiuiioant. The) btate Central Cotntuittee decided,, aa the Kepablicans were try in? to make such capital out of the defalcation committed by Tate, to refresh their snort nemonea by recalling a few of tlie ateaiings of iiepuolica&a. It has, therefore, had printed a ikd-.e number of circulars lor distribution throughout Uie btete containing some facts gathered Iras the official report of the ex-Secretary of Die Treasury to Uie National House of Kepresenta lives- These facts are body blows to the .ke publican, and the circulars have created coubteruatioa An their ranks." The paper sent out is as follows : akPi'BUCA navacLTaaa. " Hon. K. H. Fa-rchlld. Secretary of tha Called States Treasury, in response to a resolution of (be House of Kepn-ullives, resorted that keMibi'ean officials bad. from Ifced to leo. defaulted for the enormous am of cllOS.bi.77. In-low are a lev cases railed from tbe report: - Aithur GU'.sot. Assistant Treawrer at Kew Oilcans. La. defauked fur eitHliOT. - P. 1 bB-Uer. Ceiled btalea Treasurer. 30W.267.4H. "A. J. An iter. Marshal District of Kentucky. 40,5 i.Od. " 'J. X. Cat iton. deignate.l depository at Little Kock. Ark.. SJ23.b71.76. r K, snvder. IreM Jrrr Branch Hint. Ban Francisco. Cat. S15-.! .327.03. " Joshua r. Ba'lv. Cell tor ln.ereal Revenue, fourth tfiinct of New York. CS04... SO3.O0. Loo-a B. Collins. Collector Internal Rev-eean. Third Louisiana district. ett73.etil.79. 3. C Saunders, collector of Customs. Ban Francisco. CaL. tblM.Al. "R. M. Kelly. Pension Arent for Ken-: tnekr. aboat Se.OOO. wblch was rrado up aad aaid bv his friends. "Ia li. Lenta-ala D. Peek. State Treas-- errr ot Maine, defaulted for about fHO.OOO. Hi securities settled with the State Uirooitb a committee of tbs Legislature, ot which Janes O. Blaine was chairman, for 37.-OOO. The case Is fully reported tn the retorts of tbe Supreme Court of Maine. Tbe Keoubl.eaa State Secretary of orate. Ore-roa. tQbeulw) atO.OOO nf the r)taie' money In J 87a Thus it will be seen tbat oar pi oai RemibUran trends are pretty handy with their flncera when they get them Into tb subtle Treamrv. Tbe Reputlicam of Maine seemed to be Brood of UxHr d:chonst Treanrer. for they rnrrraard their majority at ta very next State election." The City Executive Committee Is eon tin sing its work for the Democratio nominees, and every effort is being made la every direction, through the Chairman aad active Democrats of each to ruing eat all the Democratio voters in the city. The Democrats are being reminded that, although their votes may not be needed in the Legislative race in . some ef tbe districts, every one should S to the polls and east his vote so as to overcome the Republican majorities In the lections of tbe State where the g- o. p. and the gentlemen who engage in the bloody - mountain wars rule tbe roost. The following additional speakers have been invited to take the stump here be-' tween now and election day. and most. If not all of them will do so : Hon. Ed J. MeDermott, Samuel B. Kirby. Temple Bodley,' Finlay Bush, Ollie Speckert Jud;re Eli H. Brown. David Buird and Charles G! Hulsewede. Mr. Hulsewede . will be requested to speak at Eighteenth and Broadway, and will probably do so ob a date whioh will be fixed upon in ' a few days.' These, together with the list published in yesterday morning's Courier-Journal, will make a most formidable array of talent and eloquence. The date already fixed are as follows : Hon. Jo C S. Blackburn, on Main street, between Fifteenth and Sixteenth, Monday evening. July 29. lion. Shackelford Miller, at Twrnty-alxth street and Portland avenue, Wednesday evening. "July 24. Other dates will be fixed upon to-day. and will be announced in to-mormw's Coorier-JoornaL Hon. Shackelford Miller will be the first to start the oratorical ball to rolling, and a large crowd is expected to greet him to-morrow even lag at Twenty-sixth and Portland avenue. The Rnndanna Democratio Club, of tbe Twelfth ward, will attend ia a body. ' It is said that Bolter Charlton Intends to take the stump in a few days to explain his English record to the Irish voters of the Seventh district. His be ing aa Englishman is making his road a very hard one with the sons of the luneraid Isle. . The Eepublifan speaking announced to take place at Liederkram II all last night turned out to be an extremely tame affair. : The speaker! advertised to pour oil on tbe flickering fire in the tireasu of the rank and file were Col. NT. O. Bradley, of Lancaster; Mr. A. E flVilkon aad CoL Sam McKee, but two of them failed to be presents CoL Zkadley sent word in the afternoon that be would not be here nnt3 to-day, and Mr. Willson did not find it convenient to leave French Lick Springs in time to enthuse the faithful At S does aboat 100 persons, mostly Bolored, bad assembled on the sidewalk, ana it becoming ascertained that CoL Bradley would not be present, it was Bedded not to open the hall. CoL Sam ilfiXej mooatgi a 6fj foods box, and amid there were about 1 2,000 Bepublic aa voters in Louisville,, and if there were not enough intelligent men in the number to entertain a crowd of the size around him, the party was indeed fallen low. CoL McKee said that even If the outside speakers, like CoL Bradley, could not manace to be preaent at a Ee publican meeting there was no reason why others should not talk, and be proceeded to make a speech of half an hour or more. Mr. Colon's enndidary for tbe office of State Treasurer, I'oL McKee insisted, was a very insignificant one-Pat Or roil, who followed CoL Mo Kee, made a speech in which he denounced the constitution of the Knighta of Labor and many i.ther workingmen's unions, the State Government, the City Council and School Board and all Democrat. Dmiley Sebree, colored, aLo spoke for some time, and although the speakers each held , contrary views on some pointa. they all agreed that they would be much better pleased if the Republicans had the salaria attached to more offices. It was announced that there would be another speaking at Lie-derkranx Hall to-night, at which it was hoped CoL liradley would put forward his views, and that there wonld be a Republican meeting at beventeenth and Main streets baturday night. . - Collector Albert Scott was at his office early yesterday . morning, which fact made the explanation of his absence of the day before, as made by Chief Clerk Riley, appear somewhat odd. Mr. Riley ia usually too busy attending to his work as Secretary of the Republican State Central Committee, and giving his advice gratia to applicants for places, aa well aa Republicans throughout the State in general, about what they ought to dot. to devote much time to the duties of the chief deputy, the salary attached to which place he is receiving. But he has heretofore been supposed to know scrnctliinz about the Collector's movements. The faith of manv in him as liavinx the conlidenoe of Mr. Scott was. however, very much shaken yesterday. Mr. Riley said that Mr. Scott had gone to the mountains to be absent several days, may lie a week. Pineville. be believed, being tbe Collector's chosen retreat. So. when Mr. Scott said yesterday that he had only been cut to Soutii Park and over the line in Nelson county, the most charitable construction put upon Mr. Riley's fetate-ment was that he really knew much kbs about' Mr. Scctt's affairs than he was accredited with knowing. Mr. Scott said he still had received no not ideation from Washington of the appointments of the storekeepers and gaugers whom he had recommended. TBI COLORED CAirDtDATX. Jesc Meriwether, the Republican nom inee of the Sixth district to oppose Hon. John Ryan, the present member of the Legislature, and the Democratio nominee for re-election, is the only colored candidate for any office in the State. There would have been none if the white Republicans, or Willsonites of the Tenth ward, had been able to defeat the Fitzbutler delegates at the primary election. The vioL-nt effort on the part of the Willsonites to force Meriwether off the track to make room for L. Simm. Jr.. the man they favored for the nomi nation for the Legislature, has bred the hardest of hard feelings between the colored people and the disgruntled whites, which will greatly injure Meriwether's cnances. Jr ailing to force the nigger' as they call him now, out of the race. the white Kepubucans are carrying out their line and scarcely any of them ever say a good word for the old colored man. TENNESSEE AGRICULTURISTS. The State Agricultural Wheel and Farmers' Alliance Preparing to Consolidate. XashvUfe, July 23. (Special.) Tbe State Agricultural Wheel and farmer Alliance of Tennebseeo have been .in secret session all day. The Kcato Agricultural Wheel met in tbe halt of the House ot Katreaentatives, with Mr. J. B. Mile, frekideot, in the chair, and deleagtes present reprsutlng forty counties. The ouiy business transacted in the morning was the settlement of the old busii.e&s of the order prior to merging Into the consolidated order. There seems to be no doubt of such cottaoUUation, when tha old business Is settled a)-. At the same hour, tue farmers' Alliance of lennessea met In the seuaie chamber, via J, 1. buchaiiau, ITesideut, in tha cuair. Tbe following Couiiitittee on Credentials was appointed: U. W. Harris, i. 11. McCUster and A. W. fcmith. Tbe committee reported the members present. A committee waa appointed to cuuduct Hon. V. W. Use a ne, 01 Washington, to the hall. Mr. Maeune i lTcsiueul vi tlie .National Economist of Washington. Tbe i'resldeut of the state Alliance read an address, and aa adjournment was had until a p. m. Tbe morning was occupied with affairs of the order look-lug to a consolidation. Commutes were ap, ointed this afternoon, and now are busy Ierfectijig tbe details ol a plan for organic union of the two bodle. Mr. Maeune delivered a public addresa at the ca pilot tonight. Miad Render Bishop's WilL, New York. July 23. A handsome young woman came into Probate Clerk Bernard Tlnney's office late yesterday afternoon and handed in the last will and testament of W. Irving BUhop, the mind reader. It had tx n supposed that he died without a will, and his mother and his Minnesota wife have been squabuUng over bis meets. Tbe hsndiome young womsu was Helen U. Macs, lonuerly uie wue of liana: r Loud, of iuun. iux't after thai the wile of Bishop frum December, ldeo. to March. lo9, wbeu sae got a divorce. Tbe will she preseulod was made lu Liverpool in March, lots!, wm-n sue was seveuteen. and belore sbe marr ed anybody. It was duly signed and witnessed, and it leaves ail of his property tu Bin. Kl.eu Mack, in trust for her daughter. Mks Helen Uurgiana Mack. It makes Mrs. Mack executrix. Miss Mack, who now lives si bu Lexington avenue, signed a petition to have revoked tbe r Iters of adminls-I ration recently issued to MsbeL tbe Minnesota wile. Mbss Helen G. Mack Is at the Orand I'a on HoleL Mie said tbat she had been Instruct -d by her lawyer In Boston tbat tbe wdl Is good, despite Bishop's marriage to her since lis date. A Pecaliar Accident. Little Bock. Arte, July 3 A peculiar accident occurred here this afternoon, resulting in the death ot a baby. Sarah Floyd, a fourteen-year-old colored girl, was bathing her baby sister tn a bath tub near tbe edge -f tlie porch. Hie lifted the child out id tbe water, when it wriggled out of her hamls, failing t(t the porcb, a distance of twelve feet. Harsh stood looking dewn at the cliiil when she alo fell, faldng on tbe baby's alMlomen, crushing tbe iiites-tiues out. lier sister lived only a few moments. - Mrs. Light's Three Babies. : Mrs. Henry B. Light, of 513 Slevm street, gave birth to triplet girls Monday. One of the 'babies weighed four pounds and the ' other two stz each. The two latter died aad were burVd in the Portland Cemetery. The other, however. Is stdl alive. More cases of sick headache, bOlousnaas, constipation, can be cured in less time, wiih less medicine, and for less money, by using Carter's Li uie Liver fills than by any ether moans HER HUSBAND GETS HEfi. Mrs. Simpson Dragged From a Guilty Love Back to Her Family. . ' A Wealthy Farmer's Etndsomo Young Wife Who Baa Away With s ry Labors'. David 3. Linn, a farmer ef some prominence residing near Midway, arrived in Jefferson ville yesterday morning in search of his daughter, Mrs. Sarah. Ann Simpson, who, ho says, eloped from her home two" weeks ago with Andrew J. Fitzgerald. Mrs Simpson left behind her a husband and a filtex-n-months-old child, while Fitzgerald abandoned his wife and three children. The matter waa placed, in the hands of Marshal Cole, who soon got track of the guilty ones, and found that they were stopping at a boarding-hoime kept by Mr. Puree 11, at Front and Missouri avenue. In JetTersonville. - When the officer and Mrs. Simpson's father arrived at the house Fitzgerald wao absent at the oar works, where he has been employed since his arrival in Jefferson ville as a laborer in the saw milk Mrs. Simpson objected to returning, and requested that her paramour be sent for. When he reached the place Marshal Cole informed him that unless Mrs. Simpson returned with hex father, he would arrest both of them. He gare them five minutes to decide what they would do. The thought of going to jail soon brought Mrs. Simpson to terms, and bhe departed lor Midway with her lather, lea vine her lover in Jttlersouvilie, Mrs. bimpson is a woman of very pre possessing appearance, and is about twen-ty-nve years ot age. Her bus baud is said to te a farmer of seme means. Fitzgerald is twenty-seven years old. When at home be was employed aa a farm hand. By some means Mrs. Simpson became enamored of him, land listened to his entreaties to run away with him. So lar as can be ascertained, no attempt was maiie to obtain a marriage license in Jeffersonville. When they -reched there they snent several days at the Central lioteL where they registered as Andrew Jt FiUgcrald and wife. They soon discovered that the wages paid for laborers at tbe saw null would not pay tbe hotel hill when it became due, and moved to Mrs. PurcelTs. At this place they represented themselves as man and wile, and a sensation" waa caused when Marshal Cole revealed the true facta ia the ease. ' The woman's husband, Merritt Simpson, took the mttw philosophically and refused to make any Attempt to lollow up the guilty pair. Old man Linn was almost heartbroken over his daughter's conduct, and stated that the disgrace she had brought upon the family was almost killing her mother. COOL WEATHER COMINQ. The Signal Service Promises a Relief From the Heat The Tempera-tare Report For Yesterday. The weather yesterday, for the greater part of the time, was pleasant though the heat waa a little too strong about noon. Bain had been predicted, and ao-eording to all obtainable indications, official and unofficial, it should nave been here, but it did not come. The clouds came, and, for a considerable time, nearly all day, in factj precipitation was looked for, but that waa as far as it got. The mercury, however, did its duty, and under the influence of clouds and breezes, kept down to a very respectable figure. At 7 :1 7 a. m. the official thermometer registered 75 degrees ; at midday it bad climbed to 85J5, but at the evening read-ins It as at 74. The lowest puink about 3 a. m was 73. In the West and Northwest the range waa from 52 to 5s, showing very cool weather, the vanguard of which has already reached Louisville, .and will probably be followed to-day by the main body in the shape of a cool wave, producing the coolest weather of the month. Ia the South there was not much change, the weather still being very warm. There was no heavy rain, except at Denver; where 1.18 inches fell during tlie twenty-four hours prededing the observation of yesterday morning. Tbe forecast Indicates rains in this latidude, and it is considered likely that Louisville will come in for a share, along with a- cool wave from the West and XortbwesU POINTS ABOUT PEOPLE. Hon. J. C. S. Blackburn was here yesterday, en route to Elizabeth town, where be speaks to-day. A dinner waa tendered him by a few friends at the lvndennis Club in the afternoon, after which he left for Hardin county. United States Marshal D. J. Burchett returned last night from a short recreation spent at his home in Laurel county. ite says be -is now ready for a year of hard work. Mr. A. O. Bavenaugh, the artist, has just completed for Mr. B. IL Ridgely a portrait of that gentleman's late wife, who died three months ago in the flush of young womanhood. The portrait is perhaps the" best that Rave-riaugh has done in Louisville. It is the full-size figure in a street costume of early spring, and was painted from a photograph of Mrs. Ridgely, taken when she was in the bloom of health i five years ago. ilie likeness is per- i icct, the coloring exquisite, ami uie picture, upon the whole, splendidly ef fective. Hon. C M. Pendleton, of Hartford, Ohio county, the late Republican can didate for Concrete in the lourth dis trict, was in the city yesterday and paid his res pet: ta to Collector Scott. Mr. Pendleton wao one of Uie Congressional candidates who indorsed Mr. Scott strongly lor the Louisville tJoilectorsnip, AMUSEMENTS. The Phoenix Hill Concert. There was a good attendance at Phoenix Hill last uiglit, where Mad. Selelka. arid Mr. Williams, the colored prima donna and barytone, appeared as soloists. These singers were beard lit Louisville last season. and while they did not meet with tbe reo cgnition they deserved, they made an excellent Impression upon tbe few who heard them. Mad. Seleika's voice is a high soprano, tbe upper tones of. wblch are remarkably clear and pure, and her pianissimo staging, especially in the upper register, is beautiful. Tbe low notes are melodious and vibrant, but the middle toues are not altogether pleasing, and are sometimes sharp and metallic - bhe prefers florid music, which she executes with ease, but she- it lacking in the dash and vim necessary to bravura singing. Her best work lasit night was dene la the Verdi aria " Ah Forse ltd, in tbe - Echo Soug and In the encores, of Which tnere were several. Her singing in tbe duet from " II Trovatore waa lacking in spirit, con- veylnf but a tame impression cf the uxa- matlo sltnation which calls it forth. Mr. Williams voice is a high barytone, full and rich, and he sings with expression and tore. His selections were the Wan dering Minstrel, by Msxsoni; Balfe's "If Thoa Couldst Knew, and the " Norwegian wedding song,- by Prraco Pontowski, end Tha PetreL the last two bains gives as encores. His part of the duet waa admirably sung. Otber numbers of tha programme were a march, an overture by buppe, " Bandlten-strieche, selections from " Knnlnie," Suppe's overture " Morn, Noon and Night, a waits by Buccrkssl and the "Swallows' night" by Weigand, all of which were given by the orchestza under the direction ct Mr. khhorn, two cornet solos by Mr. W. O. Carroll and a sylophone solo by Mr. Fred Uumbser. Tbe next concerts win take place on the 31st cf July and the Sd of August. Mad. Selelka and Mr. Williams will sing, and Miss MeXelU and Mr. Knoll will have cornet solos. - The Fresh Air Fand Benefit. The date for the benefit for the frnh-air fund t" be riven bv Mr. Marlande Clarke and others, kas been fixed for Saturday. Aarnst 3. at 7 :43 c m. Knit particulars will oe given In due seasdfcrvttcken will be Placed on sale to-dsr. .Vj- Louisville Boat Club has kindly tendered It boat-honse for the rerforniance of " Dr. Jekrll and Mr. Uvde. and Mr. 8. P. Graham will erect a stare. The members. of the Boat Club will nutnaee the affair and act as ushers, we-rlng the club colors. Mr. in am. on behalf of the ciub. has placed all tb eouicinei't nf the club at Mr. Clarke's disposal for tbe benefit. . Rehearsals are be id daily at Maeauley's Theater at 10 a. m..and are progressing satisfactorily. - Any lady or sentlrmaa is at kbertv to attend them at any time. - One of tbe ezcurnloo steamers wfu be so-cared fur the promenade concert la conjunction with the dramatic performance. Tbe excurtdon steamer, the boat-bouse and a Uie wlil steam no the river together. Should the eroTrd be so treat that all can not see the nerfoniiaiiee. Ur. Jevkli aod Mr. Hyde" will be repeated before the excursion realms. - . - Notes. Tbe workmen at the Burkir.gham are making good progress in the refitting of the theater, August 6. The Triennial Club Is booked for another of its famous concerts on the steamer sunshine to-morrow night. These concerts grow in popularity as the season progresses, and are attended by tbe very best element of Louisville society. As Ubual. a fine programme has been arranged for the evening. The Musical Club had another rehearsal last night of the novel programme to be presented at Fboenix Hill lark Friday night. Indications point to a crowded bouse. In addition to the well known merit of this organisation, rendering their concerts most delightful affairs always, there is much curiosity to hear the pieces mentioned as being on the programme. Harris' Theater will not open on next Monday, as announced, on account of the non-arrival of the new opera chairs ordered. They will probably be here In a day or two, but Manager Osgood says ha prefers not to open the bouse until everything Is in perfect order, and has therefore postponed the opening until Monday, August 5. By that time everything will be In readiness. Tbe sale of seata for tbe Thompson Opera Company engagement will also be postponed for one week, beginning on Thursday, August 1. PICKED UP. Charles Brown, colored, was arrested eatlv yesrday morning, charged with i breaking into a blacksmith shop at Floyd ' aud Lafavetto. and ateallnc a lot of brass. Mrs. Walker, mother of the well-known i ftenocrapher. sustained quite a painful in-urv yesterday by fulling into the cellar at hor bnma on Jerter?on street, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth. Hd Katt. a workman at the Tenth-street Planing Mills, suffered a sight stroke of ttaralrsts yesterday afurrnoon. aad was removed to his home on Magazine, street, between. Fifteenth -and Sixteenth. In tbe Seventeenth-street natrul wagun. A wagon, brloneinc to a man named Kuho was run Into bv an eke Uie car. at Jackson and Green, yestcroav moraine, and : almost demolished. The horse which was attached to the waeon was struck by the I ear aad stunned. The owner escaped with out tniuiv. Samuel Lis swore out a warrant, yes terday. aca:nst a Irs. 6eiber. who lives la the southeastern portion of the city, chant lac ler w:th at suit and battery. Lip says that be did some work for Mrs. Seiber. and whea he called for h-s money, she struck him over the head wkth a ptece of wood. HUSTLERS" HAVE A GOOD TIME. Raiors At a Colored Picalc. and a Xatiay Oa Board a Chartered Boat. The Hustlers, sometimes known aa the kiU-me-lf-you-can club, a colored organisation, gave a picnic at Fern drove yesterday. A ferryboat was chsrtered, and several hundred negroes from Louisville attended the picnic "shooters' flowed Lke water, and toward evening the wbole crowd was in fighting humor. A Ogbt, In which about twenty men and women participated, soon ensued, and during the scramble Belle Emmery cut Clarence Manuel in the shoulder. Peace was finally restored, but when the crowd boat-led the boat for the return trip the fight was resumed and Beile Emmery again wielded her knife with ertect. This time she cut Jim Malone, a private po- llreman, hi the hand. The Debt again became general and at least halt a dozeu negroes were injured, but not seriously. The Hustlers Anally concluded tbat they could dispense with the captain and pilot, and forcing them to land, the two steajn-boatmen were compellod to taUe to the Indiana woods. - The drunken nrgroe tlmn manned the boat and brought it safely to Louisville. No arrests were made. THE WINDOW WAS OPEN, Aad a Burglar Robbed Mr. Julius Era-fcoS s Residence Without Being Put to .Much Trouble. The residence of Julius Ernhoff, at 19 East Market street, waa entered by a thief about 8 o'clock yesterday morning and C300 in money and HOO worth of Jewelry were stolen. On account of the warm night Mr. F.mhofT had left the window of his bed-room open, and through this the thief made bis entrance. The money and Jewelry were locked up in a wardrobe, which the burglar opened with a skeleton key. ' Mrs. Ernhoff was awakened about this time and saw the Intruder leaving the room. Hie raised an alarm, but too latn to intercept him. The matter waa reported at police headquarter early yeteriay morning and Detective Haly was detailed to work it up. - Injured Under a Wagoa. George Cclley. an employe ot Dennis Long A Co.'s foundry, was seriously injured while at work yesterday. He was unloading pipe when he was ci'iplit under the wagon. Two ribs on his left side were broken, and bis ric'it she -.ulder was badly bruised. ( olley was removed to bis homo. if." Franklin street, where Dr. CieoTge W. Orifiiths atieudod him. John Lewis Gold Ring. John Lewis, an aged colored man, waa arrested last evening on a charge of grand larceny, preferred by Joe Staton, who keeps a saloon at Floyd and Lafayette streets. Staum accuses tlie obi nero of stealing a gold ring from him, but the tatter's ezila-natinu ia that the ring was given to bliu by Matou's sister, to take hi him at the saloon. - Harvest Excursions West. Tbe Ohio aad Mississippi raCway will rua a seriss ef Ha est Excnrsieas at oa far for the round trip lepeiats' ia the Waste i States sad Tstritortaa, ha ring Leuis-dUe aad Stations oa the Ma Anrus aad P September 10 aad St, aad Oetobar a Stop overs will ba givaa, tickets good to rm turn thirty days. For rata aad taiU-4 tn formation call oa address K. S. Brows, Southern Fssanr-r Asrat O. and M. ralivsy, enoLtmu son i'oeta and Mala suwets, Louis-vUie,aV. SAME SINGULAR STORIES. Stories That Are Founded On a.o-: tual Occurrences, But Smack of the Incredible, Nevertheless, Busing frog, Fun and Flesh Colored ain tnd Enow Show 3n ef Ia-ssou A Kentucky Incident. (Olobe- Democrat.) The very singular phenomenon familiarly known as the " rain el frogs, has been ridt. euled and contradicted by some scientists, but there is obundant proof that such occurrence are by no means rare. One of the earliest narratives of this kind Is that communicated to the French Academy by ProL Pontus la ISO, in wblch he gives an account of shower of frog near Tuo louse, aad states that he himself saw numerous young frogs oa the cloaks of two gentlemen who were caught In the shower on the road. When the diligence in which he was traveling arrived at the place where the storm burst, tbe roads aud ncius were observed to bo absolutely full of frogs, in soma places they appeared to be three or lour deep, aud Iba burses' boufs killed thousands uunug the passage of the veulcie through the spou An iustauce of a no less curious uug auoaer in our own country ta related by a writer la the overland Monthly, who says that in the year leoa he was with a number of other tourists traveling In Arlsoua at least twenty mile frum any stream or pond. Tbe day being exceedingly sultry, a halt waa mace for a rest of aa hour or two, sUen suddenly a dense black caud made its appearance, which soon begun to discharge a copious rain. Nearly every person hi the party wore a broad-brimmed tea bat, which provej a great protection against tbe rain, as Uiey bad already been aaiust the suu. 'i be attention of the travelers was soon arrested by a vigorous peulng of something which settled like ball.tones upon their sombreros, but which, greatly to their surprise, proved to be a species ol diminutive lrogs. in ie&s than two minutes Uie grass was fairly alive with these 11 tue ereatur.-s. They were all of one size, about a quarter ot an inch long, very lively, and apparently In the best condition, lbeir fall bad evidently been broken by the elastic, surunrv luun tu Alluding u. tbe Uieory advanced by some scientist, that In such cases tbe frogs must of necessity have arisen from tbe ground. Uie writer says: It is nut probable that uuiiurow mousanu. perhaps millions, of Irons bad auddRniv h....i..i "LU'.?. '?' or'. u Uie h1' 'hat. Id their 7. i . ' Jumped live fuel eleven inches from Uie earth to the top of our heads merely to show how e game of leap-frog should bo played.' They came 1mii,- 111 Py the rain, and 1 l M, ""H" cje"r by holding out the . eai them fail upon It, aa well as tiiidtng them uuou our bat riins. . ,f J? J.udeo. frtn number ol Instance related la Chambers' - itook of Day. it would seem that (he rases of fish-tail, hi !."M TOUn,ry' ' kt, outnumber those yi.K8! ? oonahlctwblo dcirrse. On tbe lth of April, leaa MaJ. Mackenzie, of Kossshlre, while walking lu a m-ld on his larmsaw a great pot Hon of tbe ground fwvexwl'h herring-fry. three to lour laches tn length, fresh and entire. Tbe spot was all of tbren nils., from ik. ii-l. of DingwelL About two years later, tn the ' . " V ,n Aigynwbire, after a day. of very heavy ran,, the inhabitants were surprised to find a laige number of fresh herrings strewa over stelr aebls. More recently a W tck newspaper slated that one morning a large quantity of tbe same species of fish were found scattered in a garden In that town. Tim, it i. t.,i tbe peasants cooked and ate, though noi i without mikglvicg as to tbe possltiiity of wuumj saianm sgeucy having been duccined la transferring tbe in to such a spot. One of tlie most curious InnaiMV of this nature Is related by an J-jigluh oilicer, who, while residing In Calcutta, saw a quantity of live tt-h descend In a heavy shower of rain. "The most strange thing tbat struck mo In ecr.nec.tjon wiih this event, said tbe o Ulcer, - was tbat tbe dsh did rot fall helter-skelter, everywhere, or here and there, but In an even, straight line, not more than a cubit In bread! h." Ot all remarkable event of this character, however, he most sensational was the lentous Kentucky meat shower" which tnystliicd so many people sctne twenty years ago. This was at first regarded by many as a hoax, but waa found to be a veritable oneurrence, although hardly rueeprible of a tbi.rougblv satisfactory ex-jilacatton. This " nctd -lail" took place on the farm or Mr. Crouch, which waa in a Knot surrounded by high Mils and mountains, In Hath county, Ky, Tbe account eiv-n by Mrs. Crouch was substantially aa follows: -" Between 11 and li o'clock I was In my yard, not more than forty steps from tbe house. There was a light wind coming from the west, bus the si.v waa clear and the sun was shining brightly. Without any prelude or warning ot any kind, and exactly under these circumstances, the shnaer commenced. The fall was of no less than one hor more than two nilnutex duration. When the flesh began to. fall I saw a large piece strike the ground close by me, with a snapping-like noi when It struck. I was lmpresxed with the conviction that It waa a miracle or a -warning. The largest flee that I saw was as long as my hand and about half an inch wide. It looked grbdiy. aa If It had bo-m turn from the throat from some anlmaL Another piece that 1 saw was half round In shape and about tbe size of a half dollar." An old hunter, residing In the neighborhood, on being thown a piece ot the flesh, declared It to be Lear meal, and sUted that It had that uncommonly greasy feel' peculiar to the flesh of that animal. A butcher wbo waa persuaded to tte the meat changed his mind abont swallowing any of it. and declare.! that It ratet neither lit. flesh, fish or fowL It looked to hiut like mutton, but the smell was a new one. Some of Uie meat was quite dry, and there ccme-l to be a fine, wood like tl'ier running through It. A great deal of the flesh was sent to chemists and others in various parts of tbe country, and analyt were n-ada by several well-known scientists. Pmf. J: L. Smith waa at rlrst Inclined lo pronounce It Uie dried spawn of frogs, but as It waa found under the microscuto to posse undoubted rhjractrrl-dlrs peculiar to the flesh of animals, Ibfc theory was abandoneL lerhap the roust reasonable explanation Is that of prof. IVler, of Lex lngton, Ky., who believed the tall of Heih to be "Imply the result of a kind of post praudlal discnrging bv a flock of buzzards, who bad been feasting U.tfms'dves more abundantly than wlely on the rarrs of a sheep. This Is tbo simplest and perhaps, after all, the most satisfactory explanation that can be given of the supposed- miracle. tif shower of resects there are a few Instances on record, and it la undoubtedly true that tbe. socalled colored rain and snowstorms are In ninny ees caused by minute Insects and shells of Infusoria r a tried tmo the atmosplere by the winds. It N re-l;itd In a Jtnsslan newspaper of t'-e yer 1P27 that a hravy snowstorm occurred on th 17th of October In that year at lasroif. in the Government of Tver. This snnw wa4 accompanied by a prodigious number of black insects about an Inch long, with fiat a,linlng beads antennae, a vlviy kind of shin, niarlu-d with rinps nr bands, aud feet which enabled them to-crawl rabidly over the snow. Buch of th.-m as wre carried Into a warm place died in a sluirt time, but i he rest remained alive for a considerable period. ... fuinred annwatorAis were recorded as lone a co the Hxth conrnry. and a shower ot red hall h said by HnmlwiMt to have once occurred In Palermo. . lit Tuscany, on March 14, 1S13, there fell ball of -an orang color. In lfeOo red snow f'-ll to a depth of over live feet tn Camlola, tJermsrty. The storm of colored snow was followed by one of the regulsUon color, and the effort produced by the separate layers of red and white, wblch were perfectly distinct, was very peculiar. A portion of the scarlet snow was mept in a ve."l and the water evaporated, when a nn-L rose-cc.k red. earthy liinent was found at tbe bottom. Know of a brick-red hue tell In Italy In 1R1 and In Ik Tyrol In 1S47. la the first volume of Kane's " Arctic Exploration" It Is ststed that when the ship passed the "Crimson CliiM cf Kir John Ross the patches of red snow from which they derive their name could be seen at a distance) of fully ten miles. Tame tn a record of a black snow In wal-pole, ". II.. but snow of this color sppesrs lo be somewhat rare. There Is little mystery so-Hit these peculiar snowstorms, how-ever, since microscopic Investigations have from time to time proved them to be caused by cither portions of vsrious niiuerals, shells of Infusoria or pxrts of plants or fn-. ncts. Infusorial shells and aquatic plants of especial district bava been fc!entlt!ed after having crossed the ocean ami been deposited in dust storms, thus tracing the course of the serial current. Khrmibcrg Is said to have found not less than Si?o different specie nf nrirtnlsms tn the dust of var'ous showers of which five were of msrtne origin. Humboldt and Lieut. a.ui, have also ires led larve.y on tuis topic. The saui'? general explanation that accounts for these showers applle also to the fall of living organism which have been previously men-Uoned. There seems to be little doubt that winds, whirlwinds and waterspouts sre the chief causes of these phenomena. The several flh shower thst have be r reenriel were all preceded or accompanied by heavy s a or a violent wind, fn"i'pt what jg termed en bnd whirlwind, or at sea a waterspout. There H one ease, related In the " Book of pays." of a colony of rats, while migrating in vast numbers from tbe high to the low countries of Norway, having teen overtaken by a whirlwind, tn which they were caught up and carried to a neiguboring valley, where the astonished and lorhaps terrified Inhabitants were treated to a veritable rat-shower. It has been suggested that tbe frogs which have fallen In this manner may have been really hatched tn the air the ergs having been drawn up Into the atmosphere by tbe action of a waterspout and held la suspension with aqueous particle long enough to hatch them out and give them perfect form, afterward returning -to te earth with tbe rain-drop In accordance with Uie law of attraction of gravitation. It Is, at all events, quite certain that other things beside vapor are oftentimes translated from earth to atmospher by certain well-known and accredited developments of natural laws. DAVIS HELD TO ANSWER. Examining Trial of the Ohio Ceaaty Man Charged With Assaulting : Perlina Cidcoad. The ex am I nine trial of Thomas f. Deri. tha wea to-do farmer and superintendent of a 6andav-ehooL living near Sulphur eprlnas. Ohio county, w ho la accused of having chlo roformed and on traced nreUv terUaa Oid-eood. and of being the falbur ot birr child. Lira July . too place at Hartford, the county seat. Voodav afternoon. All tha peoole eounee led with tbe case bore such exoelteut reputation before Uie eaodal startled tha conimunilT. that there was widespread Interest tn tbe alt air. and over oo peoole conciea-aied to hear the teaU-mnnv. The main witness for the roseeotfon wa Hester Gidend. the elchrn-yeer-old sister of feriina. who fsllflcd tbat the d-t ted avs in tbe room with bee sister. and that It-Nina was Uiere under tbe Influence of chloroform. Orber Wiinesc testi fied that they bsd heard Davis ssv that he could csn chloroform in the (manner it Is cham-d he did. Davis was bcM In tfOO bond to anowrr to Uie erand Jury cd Ohio county In November. CRIMINAL ROMANCE. What la Demanded of the Won Id-Be Boisgobey or tJoboriau. (Saturday Ee view.) . It can not be maintained that the criminal romance Is elevating In lta tendencies. There is much mental and minute Introspection, but not in the manner of Wordsworth or Browning; and, although the author may be ail the better for a Shakespearean knowl edge of human nature, it Is his business to study msn In his shadier aspects. Even the criminal masterpieces of Uie immortal Baizae lo say nothing of Uie cleverest novels ot Uaboriau aud bolsgouey leave behind them a mingled flavor ot the alums, tbe morgue, tbe lad and the galleys. lt In oue sense the bei criminal romance belongs lo tbe higue.1 omcr of licuon. lt demands iunnite care and Intense conscientiousness. Uubinaon Crusoe-like Ingenuity end readiness of resource must be brought to Uie aid of a somewhat perverted or morbid uuaxlnalion. To wiu us author celebrity, or even credit, the linUhed work should be a marvel of constructive skill, with an exquisite adjusinieut of the details ot each part and an aU-pervsuliig sense of propor tion. Foresight should forestall destruct ive criticism, and foretliouEht should antici pate all plausible objection. The com plica led machinery, wuraitig smoothly on converging lines, should move sieadily and swuuy toward tua central point of denouement. We have Indicated tue quaiifleatlons ot the Heal sensational uovedat ; aud Uaborv- au, and even Boisgobey, have not fallen far short of them. Uaboriau's chief fault- as it aptwars to us, hi extending his novels to un necessary length by Introducing irritating retrospects aiid indulglug in supplementary digressions. . lake, fur example, The Honor ot Uie Name." While Lecucq Is Puz zling out a lukewarm scent with Vb aruor of a hot-blooded but half -bain ed aiauta-houud. we are carried back lo an exposition of ancient history, when the lauds of the nobles were being confiscated fu Uie democracy aud Frauce was tn the thru, of a so cial convulsion. Uaboriau showed what be could do when he cared to avoid tbe fault In but admirable PeUt Vleux des BaUgnoUes. where the tours de force of detectlv strategy should have failed had tha genius of the lar-seeliig criminal had fair play. Bolsgo-bey Is lu most respects Uie inferior of his master; but be far surpasses him In almost Inexhaustible fortuity, and he steers dear of those snares ot provoking degression. Con sidering that we are surprised and uneasy about his health if we do not have a novel lrout him every qoarv.'r l this moment he has been mute for aa unpreceueutediy long interval it Is wonuerfui how very seldom he repeat himself ; thuugn, no doubt, be at partial to such strong situations as three rivals starting on a similar quest, and finding themselves seated tKeth. r tn the coupe of a diligence. In spiue of his fertuior there is invariably freshness In his book, whether be draws his Inspiration from the romance ot historical conspiracy, or seeks tt In tbe Comparatively vulgar crime of his g-ont mporais . in suea nooks as tha 'Crime de roper" be puzzles and excites us up to the concluding chapter: aad the best rule we can civ his reauers for soiviAr bis enigmas is always lo lay Uie burden of tbe guut on the person least likely to be suspected. From this tedious preliminary sermon It will be seea tbat we believe success la criminal romance to be only attainable bv iSa specially gifted. But that does not appear vt do bm popular noiiou. vt can-understand that the ordinary sensational novelists may have ir-en tempted to follow faux folieu. not only by the fame and the gains of tbe great fathers of tbe French school. mi oj uio extrauruinary sate ot such English Imitations as sonas of the best of ale. Arrow, mi til's, of Bristol. hlUiug sbock- er. uui, auor aii. ueiore a noviotf breaks out in nuvel-wniing, it Is only wise to weigh and estimate his special powers, ovtr-vaulilng amullloa Is spt to overreach Itself, and It is always more prudeut to test one's strength over Uie well-beaten track before striking out a care-r of adventure. Tbe sentimental ana domestic novel Is reasonably safe. Dances, dinners and lawa-iennl parties are within Uie scope of everyone's daily observation, and the commonplace Mrephon. with his smile and slishs. la mora easily conceives! end Idealized than a Count r osco or a tun eise. Charged With Embezzle eat. C Hampton, a peddler for 0. D. Fen-ster, the produce deoler at Sixteenth, and Crop afreets, was arrested at 2 o'clock this morning by Ollioer Len i erguaon oa a charge ot embezzlcmeut. preferred br 1 carter. The hitter claims that he yesterday gave lliiinpton loud of proKM to aeii, which ne uisptseu ol, appropiat- lug tue proceed, aoout Kick fitter's Hard Lack. Nick Sitter wss admitted to the City Hospital about wlx niouUut ag, having In jured his leg in a falL Ihe Injured member was alters aids aiuputatnti, and yesterday hitter was dismissed. 114 wauted to secure ad-uiltatxe to tha Ma. Miry and Fiizabeth ltorpiial .so t'al be nncbt recover bis strength. He vvm 4o thai insilLuikin ves. tfciday afternoon, but a only railroad men are aumuo-n inert), ne was not received, filter had gute but a abort distance from tbe tiosbitai. vthrn lie slipped and felL break. iui hi tuitu. ids ceuiral patrol wagon was called and tbe liduied man waa aaia MUU in fcU? 4-11 j jufiiai. Dold Killed the Chicken. A. Dold, a Jeweler living at Marshall and lTestou streets, was arrested by ,Of fleers Mulverhill and btooe last evening. c liars (Hi Wltn auootma without woundine. Dold got into a diiiuuiiy with his next dour neiicuuor, a tuau named fernery, and tired a pistol at him. Tbe bail missed tmery aud femes i. ii il s.mi m a coop on tne opposite side of tbo st ec Duid waa locked in Ceutral station, but later wa released on uouu. - An Aged Man's Accident. . ueoree Pfmbieton. aa old man living at l'Jiii First suet, fell from a tree at Fourth and Oak. yesterday morning, breaking his left arm and shoulder. He was en-rased rn oruuuig. and lost tu balance. Be-sidea the broken limbs, be waa baolv shaken up. and is thought- to be Internally Injured. He was removed to the City Hospital In Uie Cental patrol wacun. .. v Will Conduct Bible Services. ' Rev. J. 6. Delweiler. formerly pastor of tbe First Encllan Lutheran church, baa delayed his departure for home for several davs. and wul tonight conduct the Bible reading scrvlcos.to be held at that church at S o'clock. Scooped Another Brewery. Buffalo, N. Y., July S3. The co-operative brewery stockholders have sold their stock to aa English syndicate for SI 40 per share, an advance of ffOO, S50 being origin-alTy paid for each sharu. They clear asoo ouu on the plant. It is understood that the brewery, which Is one ot the larsnst In tha city, wlil ba used as a bottling works.. NEW ALBANY. Joba A. Brirrs has resigned his Uoa ta tbe fire department. James Huncllraaa hat trine to Pmevfile. Kt tn take a position with the engineer cores of the L. and V. ' The residence ef Capt Ruins Reeves was entered Monday night by burglars, and a valuable watch ton. The Bee and Daughter of Rabekah win give a grand excursion down the river. on the Mutle. Thursday night Frederick Ebmiller. aged eighty-five died a few days aco at his heme to Webster township. Harrison eoeaty. Miss Kettle Tan Drke win give a free e aa and Piano recital, at the Second Pres byterian church, next Tuesday evening. tec P. Horton and Aaatea J. De Ark. and Welborn Shackelford and Mary Fenra- son. were granted mairlasa Bee as yester day. ' . The Waiard Tons Women l Christian Temperance Crlon wul meet this after none at the residence of Miss Lola Barlow. East Oak street. The funeral of Dr. Vance Day wtn take place Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock, from the family residence, oa East Market and Ninth streets. Mr. and Mrs. X. T. DePaaw and ehO- dren and Mr. aad Mrs. Charles W. DePaaw leave to-day for French Lack Spring fsar a few davs stay. Fanners of manv years experience any that the prcs-ot ta the most fruitful year kn crops of fruit, grain ana vegetables ever known la this eonntv. The police. In accordance with festrue- tions from the Mayor, commenced noUoa-ftug the street dogs that have been for months wandering on the streets. The Truth Teller" is to be the unique title of the daily afternoon paper, the pub lication of which will be commenced In this city oa the 6th prox. by Josiah Uwin. Henry 8. Ferguson and M i May Korta- craft were united In maariace Monday night. at the residence of John McPbeeters. Market street Bev. Charles Hutchinson officiating. Mrs. W. M. Lewis has been elected President ct the Free Kindergarten Asso ciation. The school will be opened as soon as practicable in the old church on East Ninth street, near Oak. Vacant lot oa Elm street, east ef Vln- eennes. have sold during the past few days to SU per front toot, less than live years ago the same ground could have been pur chased for S10 per foot. John En-dwell was fined S9.Z3 tn nl Richards' court yesterday, tor as saulting James B tailing. 6 tailings wi arraigned, and pleaded not guilty, and the ease waa set fur trial tor baturday. . Arrangement wfil be made by Mayor McDonald to have garbage carts collect the offal hitherto thrown lndlscrknlnately on the streets aod alleys, to be devoured by hogs, or to decay in the sun, threatening a pestilence. The' window glass department of tha DePaaw glass works wlil "blow in early la September, a much earlier data thi During the coming season three furnaces will be operated instead of two. as berate lor. Aa effort Is being made to have targe tracts ot ground, already thickly populated. situated east of the city, taken within the corporate limit. Such action would mate rially increase the population ot the city ana add largely to lis taxable property. The barbers, confectioners aad saloon keepers of Corvdoa closed their places of I business Sunday. In compliance with ao ymous notes warning them that vtcdatlons ot the Sunday law would be followed by prose cauons. Tbe fourteen acres ot land north of the City, purchased a few days ago by a syndi cate from Mrs. Mary Bragdun tor 96,000, will be platted into sixty-six lots aod put apoa the market immediately. Pearl street will be extended through it, and ether avenues wllie laid off. Father FrancU B. Dowd. ef EL John's Cathedral. I nd. ana polls, is vtstttng his pa re a la. Mr. and Mr. Tbo ma Dowd. East Market street. Father Dowd has a three woe leave ot absence from the Btobop ef that Diocese, and will spend two weeks ef tbe time at French Lick Springs. City Marshal Meyer has twenty -Ave vagrant hogs in tbe pound, aad wtU sell at auction baturday, to realise tl cost ot capturing them. Tbe work of pick ing the animals up still goes on, and the Indications are that tha swarm of hogs will be either in the pound or trnnrsri up by their owners before the due ot tl present week. The will ot Jacob Hemmerle was pro bated yesterday. He beqoeaths to I daughter, Mary Fustein. his real estats ca Sycamore street and all his personal prop erty. The residue of the estate at to be divided equally anions his tour other children. The will was executed ia Louisville November 13. Ie7, and Ueorge Soil la nominated as executor. Benjamin Moore, aged 106 years. still an active citizen ot Chnaney, Spencer county, and expects to live many ye yet. He was burn lu Maury county. North Carolina, in 1761. and has voted tor twen ty -four csndioates tor I'residecl, beginning with Thomas Jefferson and ending wtth U rover Cleveland, voting la every '-- aa anscratehed Democrat ticket. JEFFERSONVILLE. A permit was issued to Edward Smith yesterday to build a frame residence i Eleventh street, near bpring. Martin Worrell wa badly Injured by failing from a night of stairs he was build ing at J. F. Whiteside's residence. William T. Bruner and Miss Eva Mor ris, of Sulphur, Ky., eloped to this city yesterday and were married by Justice Lee. The wife ot Rev. J. H. Doddridge waa ummoned to ClncinnaU yesterday by a tele gram staling that it was thought that her lather was dying. Farmer report the wheat a turning out better than know n for years. In some localities the average has reached forty-three bushels to the acre. The Alumni Society of the High School has passed resolutions ot respect tor lta (deceased member, Mrs. Emma Beck Holmes, who died a tew day since. George tsodgers was fined f3 tn t Police Court yesterday morning, on a complaint made by his wife, ot failure to pro vide tor her. lie was sent to tha rock- piio. Three miles ot old steel have been taken oft of Uie J.. M. aud L, near Memphis, and replaced with heavier rails. The light-weight track ia ' being re laid on the Cambridge branch.. County Clerk Btealey and Auditor Debs-hunt are home from West Baden. They report the Jefferson vilie people sojourning at that place aud French Lick as enjoying themselves in royal style. James Malone wa arrested yesterday by Sheriff Hay, while raising a disturbance in tbe upper end of the city. After remaining in Jail tor a few hours, he was re- . .mm1a .a l.k.i.'LIM..lf KHHU VH m a.VSUA WVUVW " , - An empty box-car, standing in the " T back of the prislon, was set on fire yester day by a number of tramps, who were quar tered in it, Tbe blaze was discovered in time to put it out before any material dam age wa done. Tbe annual meeting of the Clark County Agricultural Association takes place Septem ber S to 8 inclusive, and l rouilses to be the finest fair ever held in Uie county. The premiums wul be valuable, and a large num ber ot Kentucky horses will contest tor them. A dsnghter ot George Springer, former ly ot this city, died at Indianapolis yesterday, end will be brought .hers for burial to-day. . The remains will arrive at IS o'clock and the funeral will take place from the residence ot William Morgan, He. SS Pearl street. Constable Miller arrested George Spurrier at CementvUle yesterday, en a charga preferred by Ida Monday, ot being the fath er el her unborn child, fpsxrier was taa IYIahy a Life HAS been saved by the prompt ass of AVer's Pills Travelers by land or sea are liable to constipation or other derangements of the stomach and bowels which, if neglected, lead to serious aad often fatal conseqaences. The most sure means of corr ectinz these evils is the nse ef Ayer'e Cathartie Pills. The pro-dent sailing-master would as soon go to sea without his chronometer aa without a supply of these Pills. Though prompt and energetic ia operatioa. Ayer's Pills leave no ill effects ; they are purely vegetable and sugar-coated ; the safest medicine for old and young, at borne or abroad. For eight years I was afflicted with constipation, which at last became so bed that the doctors could do no more for nie. Tbea I begaa to take Ayer's Pills, and soon tbe bowels recovered their natural and regular action, so that now i am in Excellent health. Mrs. C . Clark, Tewksbnry, Massachusetts. M I retard Aver's Pills as one of the most reliable general remedies of oar time. Tbev nave been in nse tn any family for affections requiring a ptrnra-tive, and have given unvarying satisfaction. We have found tbem an excellent remedy for colds and light fevers." W. R. "Woodson, Port Worth, Texas. For several years I have relied mora upon Ayer's Pills than upon anythins; else In tne medicine cnest, to r rotate my bowels and those ot the ship's crew. These Pills are not severe in their action, but do their work thoroughly. I bare need them witn gooa enect ior the cure of rheumatism, kidney treaties, and dvs pepsia." Capt. Mueller. Steamship Felicia, New York City. I have found Ayer's Cathartie PH to be a better family medicine for common use than any other pills within my knowledge. They are not only very effective, but sale and pleasant to take qualities which must make tbem Valued by tbe public." Jules xiauei, Perfumer, Philadelphia, Pa. Ayer's Pills, raxraa av Dr. J. a Ayer It Co Lowstt, Mass. Sold by all Dealers tn TsTdlclaeSi before Justice Lee, before whom tbe com plaint was made, and in default ot bond tor his . appearance to-day. was remanded to the county JaiL Martin Weidner, a switchman ta the J-. M. and L yard, while making a coupling -Monday night, waa caught between two ;ars and badly crushed. He waa taken to his home and Dm. W. P. and W. K. Foute were summoned to attend him. They found two ribs broken, tbe right should dislocated and several other severe injuries. Tha funeral services of Mrs. J. 8. Mo- Caw ley will be held at her late home this afternoon, at 4 o'clock, and tbe bite nent. hlch wfil be private, will be at Walnut Ridge. The following persons have been selected as pall-bearers : J. Johnson, Charles Smith. Capt, William Howard. James Spke r. George Felker, Sr., Profs R. W. Wood.. Search was being made yesterday by Gertie Gilbert, ot Louisville, for John Barker, e well-known young man ot Port Palton. Miss Gilbert alleged that Barker, while pay ing her a visit a tew evening since, allowed her gold watch to get into one of his pock- Park could not be found, and is supposed to have gone to Kaw Orleans oa a towboat. Council Proceedings The City Council eon veued in regular session last night. Bills aggregating fSS7.60 were ordered paid. A eommnnicatioa was received from City Engineer Johnson saying that he tec- " om mended the allowing ot C200 to P. H. Sweeny, contractor tor building the new sewer. Concurred in. Patrick Tracy asked to be allowed the privilege ot bufidlng a sewer on Sixth street at bis own cost. Referred, to the Committee on Streets and Alleys, wits power to act. A petition waa read from E. Kelgwia and ethers to have ' Front street repaired between Spring and roan streets. Tbe prayer wa granted. Mr. Johnson stated that there were num erous complaint regarding the usages to which the old cemetery at the toot ot Chestnut street waa put, and oa his motion the City Attorney waa instructed to look up tbe title to the property to find oat who really owned it, The Finance Committee reported adversely to reimbursing the First National Bank fur several bonds that were lost some years since. The report waa concurred in. On motion of Mr. Hassan. the Marshal waa instructed to repair the fence ot Eose 1101 Park and nail as the Mr. Dorsey stated that toe J M. L track at Ninth street was two feet higher than the street grade and that the street ear company desired that some arrangement be made so that a creasing could without Intetr option hereafter. Referred to the Committee od Ril d. A resolution was adopted instructing the Marshal to notify Walter Dedrick to repair the eldewaut on Maple etreet, east of bpring, the depth ot a lot he owns. Tbe Mayor was authorised to advertise foe the furnishing ot one thousand perch of hard limestone for street repairs and to our- without advertising, a sufficient amount of gutter stone to repair the water ways needing attention. Mr. Johnson offered a resuiuUou, which was adopted," that all bills he alter be read by items, except ing those lor paying etreet hands, policemen, the lire department and other city . employe. Also tbat the bills shall lay over lor two weeks in the hands' ef the proper committees tor action. Adjourned- DIEO OF HIS INJURIES Mr. Thenar tiilreeth's Fall Prove ratal Ia iU Lffect Arrangement For the PaaeraL Mr. Thomas Cilreeth. who fell from a sec otvd-sutry wlnuow at his reeidenee. S3S West Market struct, early yesterday mora-Inc. died tram hi tniurJea last eveaUax. aborUv after o'clock. He was seventy-eight yeais ot axe. and had been In Hi-health tor onieUuM. About 1 o'clock he arose from his bed. intending to ao outside and ant some toesh air. Instead ot going . to toe door, he ateoned out ot the second- storv window and fcfi to the pavement, a ulslaAee of twenty L A bad cash wa cut under his chin, and tbe base ot tbe saaii wa afeo nacnired. lie never kst comclousnes. but Dr. Pattoa Gnib s. me attending pl-ysicixn. thought tt imtMsssibaa lor b:m to recover trow bis injurie. owing to hi advanced aci s Mr. uureoth was formerly a merchant, but far a number of Tears he has been encased In eo business at all. lour crown oauchters survive him. Tbe funeral will take place Thursday moraine at 10 o'clock, from hit lale resulT.ee. and Kev. Wltser-snotin. of Lie First Presbyterian church, will conduct Uie service. Tbe interment will be at Cave Hill Cemetery. Out of Sorts J a feeling peculiar to peraoea of Cyspsptl rndency, or It may oa eaaaed wy Chang ef climate, eeassa ( life. The stomach Is eat af eider, the head ache or dees not (ml right. appetite is now. wa nerves seem overworked, the mind is confused aad Irritable. This eondiUoa gads aa excellent corrective ta BM t narsBpanua. waica seoa rector has. nay to the systesa. aad gives that st as r salad, nerve and body which est us see feet peneetiy wen. - My health was peer, a I had frrqnuat sick beaasrkes. eoald not sleep well, did not kayo stack appetite, aod had as amblttea t wrk. I have taken less than a hotu at Heed's Sara. parllia sua reel tut a new peraea." W. A. IC&SEB Wast Banevwr. htaea. Hood's Sarsaparllla Sold by art a r. Si; six t St. PiepaieS snly ay C L HOOD ft CO. XwwU. Mas. . I0O Doses One Dollar i j .a

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