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4 ) 1 1 i t I I - iv 4 t r; t S.A. KEAN Co., BANKERS, Succe,e,r4 l'ItE!-r )N, K EA N 1()() ' A S I II N ('1()N-ST 1:Ec1vr, 101.,1,),l cdt NT 11()I NT4. atttt)tom A tilWay3 On hand., (lee Hours: In. 4 p it.. r5 Fill Pi p 119 ;;x1 .Z3 fi lad 71- 1:4 F970 F'$ pri V;t, , (Possess 3 IMPORTANT CH AR ACT ERISTICS. UNIFORMITY. DURABILITY. SUPERIORITY OF METAL. s:mPLE ,i-) scut CAF,O, a.d Oil receipt a It Viio-ticut StaLupu. : ti . m,!. Li kik ( 117 AL.t Chicago. v,. s t r,1-, !1.,;14 TO RENT -A- V -A--A - ;;- THE Tribune Building, FRONT OFFICE WITII GOOD VALLI N M. C. DOW, 1 coin Io Trihune 1,i N1 LEM QUAI,IFY Li- --.7 - SEIMTS, I t rph.r." it Sallie or ILAsel j .1,k, ki a.tetrt-olaOr -WILSON BROS MONEY TO LOAN 1:, largo and NI1111 ,,utus, at per cent anl upwards, G;1 city Real Estate- DiCRINSt ftREPM,.AMMPMMMi. -4 K.) N.-, 1 vw r-- 1 113 & 115 Stato-st. THE CA 1 A LE 91.. lON. 11,,W EX-A riwn itt;NEBICAKE KANSAS siT6-ATIt)N. Ex-Au' tor P. 1. nonebrake of Kansas arr,ved u the city yesterday, and, in the course of a conversation relatIve to the recent order of the Preident for the vacation by the bu1 1,t-k. taro' s of the Cheyenne and Arapanoe ile,t.tvittbin ill the Indian Territory, slue: he people of Kansas are very anxiously -watching the matter, as the Governor of the 7,t;tic is determined that none of the citttie 1:0111 this re-ercation shtt1 come into Kan sas. lin., cattle now there are valued in round 1 numbers at tthoat $4l.tain.chti, while all the cAt.- 1,,f in the 'territory trwned by bullock barons a a) worth not less t rirri it:i10J011.000. The . b.t LI Itti(M is peculiarly complicated from the I Fict that there is practicaily no piace Nvhatevel v n,r,., they can be dr.ven. and from present aearan,es the only thing to do is to .leitt,t, U. in v. hero, they are. In case this is done the c tzt.einen trust to luck. in the hope that possiI y they tnay de granted more time I though this the President has refused). or that they tray make seine ,sort of an az rangement where- 42 L.,: their caitie may be accommodated on other ,0- r )servalions. the decision ot Attorney-Gen- e to Gariand in the matter applies particuarly I;. tho reservations east of the ninety-sixth de- i roe or longit ude. 14 h ch include a part of tut, Choctaw, netLly ail et the Creek, add a,i, of the 4 esa P ge, Nez erces, 1..11:114 P aunt, toe. M issouri. Pawnee, Kiowa, t ,,inanehe. and Apache Reservations, includtbg the Cheyinine and Arapahoe Reservation, o: cour se. a h),,..11 ieaves on 1-. the Cherokee tit rip kLo, a portion ot tile Ctiovtaw. Cherokee. and 4 rt. ek ii,t),erytitions ftvailatite. inc trouble v It Li tIwtiV luttor is, however, that they ate all , or ti p.ed with farms or ranches. and there is 1.,, room. The fact of the matter is that there is hardly a reservation, or more trutlifuliy it can be said there is not one. with the exception ot the very swaliest ones, where catttemen eh, not hold leases,. although the Attorney-Gen cras decision does not allect all of thew, so ' , it as the uecision may be geograprocaory cum . sidcred, though it has ircen herd that none of 1 these leases are valid If there is tio place for these cattle to go they will of necessity be breed to reinain where they a; 4). and then it wit! be a question us to what the Government will do , 1. 1 ,111 them. L,L101.1Id the troops be called upon they could not move them anywhere; besides ' , - It 0101, 11W troops WOUid hardly be CatilVl upon t , do cowboy -,errtee. It is thought that one i reason Kansas City is taking such an active in- terest in the matter is because her luterests are greatly affected by the Presidential man' i, ., elide. ne Kan,a9 t. ity banks have lent coni : I s,derable sums of money to the cattlemen, and ii they. of course, do not wish to see their cash )-,,,, p aced in leoear,ly. The packing-houses and 4is ,,,4 bt ock-yrtrds of K. tilISR?5 City wilt also feel it $ ts houid anything happen to the Indian Tern- , 6 toy cattlemen., The latter would very much ,K '-,,,), Ilk,. to obey the President, but they don't see ,. ' I how they can." :Mr. B n ati oebre a on lso said e prominent cattleman had told him he thought , I Le would just leave his cattle where they were I and et ttre Government tio what it pleased with , k them. K ),N,I.AA riTY. Mo., Aug. 2.---lSpecia1.!--May1 Or Moore, Hr. M. Mumford, and the Hon. T. B. ; lin),etie lett for Washington to use their in' II ience, as representing tha business interests , tot Kansas Inv, with the .'',,-sident to secure a ) - aral, r', the order to the cattletnen to vacate ,i,..., the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Reservation, so that the sante may be complied with without clonal-re- A committee uf fifteen WaS appoint- - ed by the Mayor 1.1. the request of the City '4i,,, 4 Conned Friday night, and at a meeting of this committee Saturday a sub-committee. consistt nig et elk ht. Was appointed. This committee met to Hy. and. after consilltation, named the A 1 g-litlemen mentioned above to go at once to il... . t Washingion. Senator I'oekrell telegraphed Mayor Moore front Warrensh,og that he NV 011 Id t-- gabby aceompany the committee and use his I Ibtluenc,---Pinth the Administrottion for an ex- te o th as a usithe tie sked by those inter- i ested id the land-leases. ) I k STORMS DOWN FAT. 1 l' wymEt,rNo. W. Va., Aug. 2.---Specia1.1--Ret J ports rota Jackson County are to the ellect L. - It Friday afternoon a regular waterspout f ,-,t;t i,ver tho northern part or the county. Ii Day-cocks were carried oil, cornfields Nvere i,i tb.tuged. and rails washed away by the hun- ) teds. Thu fiSO in one run was over twelve to. although the storm extended over an area I- only a t4LW r "'e cabin of a miner atued Henry was sweet front HS foundations on the side or t'lls run and his youngest child rewned. 3" , weather tor a week before had ' "'skirt,remely hot and sultri ... .t.oN, Mass.. Aug. ;.l.--lhe heaviest thuno-- 0.1-stOl in which tins v.sited Boston and vicinity : ir several years occurred Saturday evening. . 'I he rainfail was enormous tor about an hour, naoing ecliars and haseinents in 10W-IVing lot .ilies and Ailing streets in some cases above . the curbstc es. The total precipitation wzts over Iwo a.. I one-tail inches, most of which ' 10;1 wilhin ol.c hour. The rain rooted up the wooI pAvement in Court street. milking the Ft Feet impassable ...luring the night. Lightning' s;ruek in several places, 1).- 4.11d not do much CiallAUKU in Boston. NEW MAL-ALINES IN TEXAS. LAMPAAS, Aug. 1.-1.SocciallThi8 c!iy itt fever of excitement over the rer"rtett dise.tvcry of an immense vein of coal N thin throe miles of this city. IntilLtatztons ft.n investiwation thus far made bear out the belief that this will prove to be one or the richest and most extensive coal-mines In the Frotu specitnens ,ctlibited the thine is of a very nue qualt., or bituminous L coal ' reiwtrktl.'v free from sulphur, and supc- c '- AN...," ir to any coal yet found in Texas, and equal, cot surpassing, the best quality of coal nen in Indian Territory. The outcroppinas ovur a larg are of territory, which has a wn bouirlit by a company who are now busiw,Aet -waged In deveitInubt the mines under the to. gement UL W1UUj uXiivrtS 2 , 0 - STRUCTIVE FIRE. go Portion of Toronto Burned an Early Hour This Morning-. 'lame, Fanned by a Strong- Breeze, for Hours Defy the Labors of the Firemen. Lumber and Coal Yar Lis, Elevators, and Other Property Licked Up by the Devour.nir Ekinent. Fears at One Time that the City Would Be Wiped from the Face of the Earth. The lierole Efforts of the Firemen Finally Crowned with ,urcess--The Loss Will Mount into the Millions. TonosTo, Ont., Aug. 3-2 a. m.--Special.i Shortly titter midnight this morning tire was discovered in the sugar refinery situated on the esplanade at the foot of Sherbourne street, and in less than half an hour the place was completely gutted. The materials in-Side caused an immense heat, and, as a strong wind was blowing. the flames and sparks were carried along the whole city front. Along the whole esplanade lumber-yards and wooden elevators and frame boat-houses tand, and these were swiftly consumed. The fire spread rapidly westward, und, though the whole city the br'gade was out at the scene, they were powerless to stop the progress. The sugar refinery, where the lire originated, was erected some five years ago as a izlueose factory, and cost ',59,000. The machinery is very valuable. The factory only began running as a sugar refinery a short time ago. A number or schooners lying at the wharves were consumed. There seemed at one time little hope of saving the water-trout from destruction. Millions of doliars are invested in the property along 1 hich the flames are sweeping, and the hope of i-aving it is only slight, as the wind is carrying the sparks to an immense distance and fanning the sparks into a blaze on buildings a quarter of a mile distant. TILE FLAMES sPREADING. At half-past I the fire had swept everything along tile water-front as far as Church street, over a third of a mile from where it started, colisuming four elevators full of grain, toiler-works, and a number of other factories. The wind has changed from east to east-southeast, and the tire is now being carried up-town. The water pressure is low, and it is feared that nearly half the city will be consumed. Every effort is being made to move the shipping out of the harbor, but the ferry steamers and schooners are all in one another's way, and Orly and the larger steamers Seem unable to move. Tho damage so far cannot be less than a million dollars, as large quantities of lumber have been destroyed. The tire is rapidly moving in the direction of the Grand Trunk freight-sheds at the foot of onge street. and there appears little chalice (it saving them. A RAY oF HopE ToitoNTo, Ont., Aug. 3-2:30 a. m.--LSpccial.1At this hour the tire has reached the foot Of Scott street, destroying in its wake Ilayley's coal-wharf, with 20.000 tons of coal, which is all afire, as well as S. Crane & Co.'s coal-wharf, with lo,000 tons. It is now sweeping towards Yonge Street. but the wind shows some signs of tailing, and for a short space there are no buildings for it to feed on, so that there are some 11pes that it may go no further. Four of the test ferryboats in the city have been consumed, and eight or ten schooners, most of them laden. Among the buildings already burned are those of Saulter, Evans, Heakes, Gunselles & Ilibotson, all boatbuilders; Reid & Co. and Welch & Co., lumber merchants; and Currie, Martin & Co., boilermakers. COMPLETING THE DESTRUCTION. TORONTO, Ont., Aug. 3-4 a. m.--LSpecia1.1 So far ttie tire has been unable to cross the gap between the Scott and Yonge street wharves, but it is completing the destruction on the path it has already traveled. A hurricane has just sprung up from the southeast which threatens to drive the tire across the street to the main part of the city, but the buildings on the Southi Side are burned so nearly to the ground that unless the main part of the city catches fire from sparks it is thouglkt to be safe. It is feared Watchman Worth, of tbecsugar refinery factory, has lost his life, as he has not been seen since the fire started. William McCallum, a seaman of the schooner Annie 31ulvey, is dangerously burned about the head. THE FIRE UNDER CONTROL. TORONTO, Ont., Aug. 3-4:30 8. Mai. The lire is under control now. It is impossible to Obtain losses and insurance tonight. SIR CHARLES .NLUEVILLE'S DEATH. END OF A BIGAMIST'S CAREER IN THE PENITENTIARYHE CONFESSES THAT HE MARRIED FOURTEEN WOMEN. CoLUMBUS, O., Auz. 2. 1.Special.1Sir Charles Neueville, who is alleged to have been a so" of Countess Sidiski. a Russian noblewoman, and whose runaway match from Detroit to Toledo with Miss Lillian Whitney, daughter of Manager C. J. Whitney of the Detroit Opera-house. created such a sensation last fall, died el intermittkmt-lever at the penitentiary today where he was !cry mg a seven-year term for bigamy. He confessed to the authorities that I. had been married to fourteen diderent women, Lerid.k!s serving a term in the Ontario Penitentiary for getting goods under false pretenses Nvinle acting as Superintendent of Mines at. Belleville. THE BICYCLE RECORD BEATEN. Bus Tov, Mass., Aug. 2.S. D. Munger of Detroit. Saturday at 4 p. m., started on an attempt to break the bicycle road record of 20: miles in twenty four hours, made by Fred Buss Cook, " the California wonder," this summer. He tiniqhed at 3:25 p. m. today. having completed 21i miles. The distance was Ineasur,M on a cyclometer, which had been previously tested. HIBBS, THE SWINDLER. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2.ISpeciallAt Victoria the attorneys for Isaac N. Hibbs. the notorious swindling ex-Postmaster at Lewiston. bave given DOtiee that they wilt carry the case on a writ of habeas corpus to the Supreme Court et Ottawa. They express a determination to fight the case to the bitter end. ANOTHER BATTLE. Rumors that Another Conflict Has Taken Place Between Russians and Afghans Near Meruchak. LONDON, Aug. 2. AIN-lees from Kuehan via Teheran, dated July 22, say it is rumored that a conflict has taken place between the Russians and the Afghans near Me:uchalt. Whether true or false, these rumors are believed on the frontier. RAN AMUCK. A DRUNKEN MANS SENSATIONAL CONDUCT IN A STAID CONNECTICUT TOWNA WILD tit DE. NEW ItAvEN, Conn., Aug. 2.--ISPeehlid Peter Higgins lives in Waterbury, and is a stationary engineer. Recently be lost his situation and his discharge weighed upon his mind. Yesterday he got drunk and ran amuck. He tried to obtain possession of three carriages, and a driver of a soda-water wagon laid his head open with a bottle. A woman defended herself by knocking him nearly senseless with her whip. Higgins tried to break into two houses, but, being driven off, secreted biinself ni some bushes. As Mrs. E. M. Saunders of Naugatuck drove by his place of concealment tie rushed out, climbed over the back of the carriage, seized the reins, and drove the horse at full speed for five miies over the bills to Naugatuck. Ile ran down severai wagons on the way. Word had been sent to Naugatuck of bli capture of the team, and as he drove into the street he found that it had been barricaded, and the mate portion bad turned out armed to receive him. He was captured and locked up. Mrs. Saunders had fainted during her wild ride, and was taken insensible from the carriage. Stie is suffering greatly from the shock. A "11,11"fLER." A SNAKE TEN FEET LONG AND CARRYING AROUND TWENTY-F1VE OR THIRTY RATTLES. JONESno110, Ga., Aug. 2.LSpecia1.1The people on the line of Fayette and Clayton Counties are in terrible excitement today over the appearance of a monster rattlesnake in that section. A bttle off the McDonough road there lives a man named McJunkin. Last 1!!ght he was called upon by a friend, who sat up late with him, while Mrs. MeJunkin retired. The two men drank quite freely. AVhen the husband retired his companion Was mystified by peculiar noises inside. Striking a light, he went in and found coiled up between the couple a huge rattler. The appearance of the light broke its charm, and, gliding across the body ot the sleeping woman, it crawled under the bed and through an opening ill the floor and out. The reptile was not less than ten feet in length, rusty and scaly, and having between twenty-live and thirty rattles. The settlement turned out this morning with shotguns in pursuit of the reptile. ana at last succeeded in running it into a huge hollow log, where its body was perforated with a hundred bullets. Wonderful stories are being told of other repti.ei by the excited people. A RIVER MI srER,y. A POSSIBLE CLEW TO THE IDENTITY OF THE MURDERED WOMAN WHOSE MUTILATED BODY WAS FOUND IN THE RIVER AT BOSTON. BosTON, Mass., Aug. 2.Specia1.1The detectives are now at work on an old and once discarded clew concerning the murdered woman whose dismembered body was picked up in the Charles River several days ago. It will be remembered that the former steward, McIntyre, of the schooner Oriole, which was lying at a wharf in Boston about the time the murder is supposed to have been committed, said that last spring he laid down an old carpet in the galley. and described the manner in which it was cut to lit the place. He saw the piece of carpet wh:ch was wrapped about the trunk of the body, and declares it corresponded with the carpet in the galley of the schooner. The vessel at the time of the publication of the steward's statement had left this port for Philadelphia. The schooner carried coal and sometimes potatoes and a general freight. The schooner is now in Philadelphia, anctinvestigaHen will be made to ascertain if McIntyre's suspicions were based upon facts. A 1 EW BISHOP. THE RT.-REV. RICHARD PHELAN CONSECRATED COADJUToR BISHOP OF PITTSBURG AND TUTELAR B1-.110H OF PIIRVGIA. PITTSBURG, Pa., Aug. 2.The Rt.-Rev. Richard Phelan was today consecrated Coadjutor Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburg and Tutelar Bishop of Phrygia. The ceremony, which was very iruposmg, took place in St. Paul's Cathedral and was witnessed by over 5,000 people. Archbishop Ryan of Philadelphia officiated in consecration. and Bishop Watterson ot Columbus, O., deLvered tne oration. Visiting clergymen and prelates were present from all parts of the country, including Archbishop Elder of Cincinnati, Bishops Shannahan of Harrisburg, Pa., Mullen Cit Erie. Pa., Ryan of Buffalo, Cain of Wheeling, W. Va., and McLann of Hartford, Conn. There was no vacancy in the episcopacy here, but, on account of the serious and long illness of Bishop Quigg, it became necessary to appoint a coadjutor. and Vicar-General Phelan was raised to the Bishopric of Phrygia and Coadutor Bishop of Pittsburg. SAVED BY A FARMER. THE NARROW ESCAPE FROM WRECKING OF A LAKE SHORE & WESTERN EXPRESS TRAIN. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 3.ISpecial.1The Lake Shore & Western's south-bound express, which arrived in this city at 2:30 this morning. narrowly escaped a serious accident at a point about 170 miles north of Milwaukee by a break in a rail, presumably caused by a freight train which had passed but a short time previous. A piece of the rail nearly one toot in length had been displaced. A farmer by chance passing along the track discovered the break as the express was approaching at a rapid rate, and by waving his coat and hat attracted the attention of the engineer just in time to stop the oncoming train before reaching the break. Trainmen assert that a serious accident was averted. as the express was moving at a high rate of speed and would have been thrown down a steep embankment. THE CHOLERA. FRIGHTFUL RAVAGES OF THE SCOURGE AT MARSEILLESTUE PRESS GAGGED BY THE A UT HO RIT I E S. MARSEILLES, Aug. 2.---tVia Mackay-Bennett Cable to The Tribuned--Cholera is spreading. There were fifty-seven new cases today and fourteen deaths. Over fifty fatal cases have occurred during the last week. The situation is grave, and, though the authorities have endeavored to gag the press. it will be impossible to hide the truth much longer. Last night the Minister of Commerce telt Paris incognito and arrived here this morning. lie at once visited the hospitals and intected quarters with the Prefect. rtringent sanitary measures have been prescribed, but, as usual, the precautions are taken too late. The mischief is done already. THE GOLDEN GATE. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Aug. 1.All the mall that was refused for South and Central American ports by the Pacific Mail steamer Colima yesterday was sent overland to New York and New Orleans, whence it wiii be distributed to its various destinations. A local paper prints a statement that Sarah Althea Hill-Sharon, plaintiff in the celebrated Sharon divorce case, will in a short time begin a lecture tour over the State on the si,bject of the recent decisions of the State Supreme Court. She assigns as a reason for ;,- s departure that she has no more avail?., ,s - to prosecute her suit against ex-Sentis dv? and expects to gain some in the mai ML., -1 MONDA 17, AUGUST 3, 188; AND A FLOOD CAME. Over Five and One-Half Inches of Rainfall in Nineteen HourB in - Chicago. Sewers Too Small to Carry Off This Great QuantityMany Basements Submerged. Growing Corn Benefited but Grain in Shock Injured by the Unusual Downpour. There was a heavy rainfall throughout tbe West yesterday, but Chicago, as was to be expected, easily took first place. Having come to the conclusion that the monotony of pleasant days should be broken by a bit of "Lunnon weather," she had a wet dayand no mistake. The signal-service records, as read at 7:30 p. m., showed a rainfall of 5.58 inches. This is almost unprecedented. The heaviest storm that visited Chicago this spring occurred June 2. From 2 p. at. to 3 of the next morning the rain-gage measured a fall of only 3.44 inches. Yesterday, however, the same amount of rain fell during the interval from 2 p. tie to 7:30 se m. Tao area of low pressure extended from Louisville, Ky., to Grand Haven, Mich. As a usual thing the area of rain occurs in the lower right-hand corner of the area of low pressure, and yesterday was no exception to the general rule. Memphis. Teen.. was well sprinkled, and Louisville and the towns in that region were severely drenched. During the eight hours running from 6 a. m. to p. tn. 3.19 inches of rain fell at Davenport, Ia., and at Dubuque 1.05 inches fell during the same time. At 2 p. in. the suortn-centre was at Springfield. Iii., and up to that hoer the rain-gage marked 2.08 inches. After this time the storm cleared off and no rain fell during the latter part of the day. The East was favored with clear weather during most of the day, with the exception of Boston, on which a severe thunder-storm broke in the afternoon. In Chicago the temperature was very low, the mercury lingering in the sixties. During the earlier hours of the day the wind was steady, reaching a maximum velocity of twenty-seven miles per hour. Toward evening. however, it was broken with ugly gusts and miniature whirls. At this time few attempted to brave the beating wind and the drenching of the rain, and the streets were welt-nigh deserted. The indications are that today will be wet very wet. The rain may cease in the morning, but the probabilitses are that it will fall during the entire day. Reports from the country along the Desplaines River indicate that the stream has run over its banks anti tots worked great damage to crops, farm houses, and perhaps animal life. Great lakes have fornaed in all directions, and the water is pouring in at a terrific rate. The wind blew a brick of a chimney of a four-story building at No. 127 West Kinzie street last evening. It struck Officer Herman Kruger on the back or the bead, knocking him senseless and laying the skull bare tor two and one-half inches. At 1:30 o'clock this morning therein stopped entirely, and there was every reason to believe that the down-pour had ceased, the clouds showing signs of raising, impelled by a good west wind. FLOODED BASHMENTS. During the afternoon reports began to come In to police headquarters of ti oocied basements caused by the water in the sewers hacking up," owing to their overflowing condition. The people who depend on the restaurants for their meals were forced in many instances to dine on cold veal and similar condiments, or cook their food over gas jets in the privacy of their rooms. At Billy Boyle's, in Calhoun place, two feet of Nv ate t put dut the tire in the grates. At the Boston Oyster-House the last man starved ordered ham and eggs, which it is sa d were served by a waiter in a skiff, while two others sat one on each end of the table to keep it from floating away. The place was shut up at 4 oclock. Charles Mar-tells restaurant. at No. 77 North Clark street, and the Albany restaurant, at No. 101 Clark street, have their kitchen.; in the basements. and were forced to serve cold dishes. In several instances fire-engines were telephoned for to pump out the rising flood. At Lyon & Ileals's music store, corner of State and Monroe streets, there were five inches of meter at 4 o'clock, and Engine No. 32 was ordered to duty there. A considerable amount of music stock stored in the basement was damaged. From Lyon & Healy's No. 32 went to Nos. 18 and 20 Van Buren street, where there were eight inches of water. Engine No. 17 dtew the water trom the basement of Itorner Bros.' wholesale grocery store, at the corner of Randolph and Clinton streets. A large amount of the stock was damaged. At No. 30 River street. Madison and Franklin, Dearborn avenue and Indiana street. and Halsted and Fulton streets the basements were all under water. C. P. Kellogg & Co., wholesale clothiers at the corner of Monroe and Market, were flooded, but little damage was done, as their stock is piled On high tables. All along Canalport avenue the storekeepers were busy during the afternoon in moving their goods from the cellars to the floor above, wboe on Huron street a large number ot fatnilies wbo live on a level below the sidewalk were forced to move their household effects Into higher quarters. Stafford & Murphy, liverymen at the corner of Huron and Wells streets, got wet. E. B. Preston, dealer in issubber supplies at No. 417 Filth avenue. would have been a large loser if his stock bad not been impervious to water. D.ckinson Bros., storage men at No. 204 Market street, had three inches of water. Erkhart & Swan. flour dealers at No. 62 West Lake street, bad a large amount of stock damaged. There was six feet of water In both Washington ann La Salle street tunnels. Reports from the outlying police stations say that basements and cellars in the outskirts of the town are under water. Moss & Barr's clothing-store, at Milwaukee and Centre avenues, was flooded. The basement of slid. Cullerton's house, on Twentieth street, near Pauline, had six inches of water in it. On Fall street, near Lake. a large portion of the street fell three or four feet. This was owing to the slovenly manner in which the refilling was done after a sewer had been laid. Dangerous holes appeared on the corner of Curtis and West Indiana streets, and on Wood street, between Chicago avenue and Augusta Street. The basements on East Michigan street, between Clark and the lake, were flooded with from one to three feet of water. Water in the basement of the Columbia Theatre put out the fires under the boilers, and the electric-light machine could not run. The Palmer House basement was Ms invaded by the water, and the furnace fires were extinguished. Chinese laundrymenin every part of the city were forced to get out of their basement quarters, and many ludicrous scenes resulted from their hurried attempt to remove their precious goods to a place of safety. At the residence of H. A. McCaffrey, of the Fire-Alarm Office. No. 59 Judd street, a chimney leading into a fireplace which had been packed during the summer filled with water from the roof. With a loud noise the packing gave way and the water rushed down and through the open fireplace with a deafening roar. It deluged the room and some of the occupants were wet from head to foot. Carpets. picturets, and other furniture were ruined, entailing a loss of over $200. It is presumed that similar incidents were numerous. The water poured into the basement of the Chicago Opera-House Building at the corner of Clark and Washington streets in a perfect flood. The fires were extinguished and the engines and boilers rendered useless. A sub-engine from house No. 14 was ordered to pump the water out at 2 o'clock this morning. Pinkerton's Preventive Watch reported that the sub-cellar in J. V. Farwell & Co.'s building, corner of !Monroe and Market streets, was flooded early in the evening. The steam-pumps in the building were soon set to work and the water prevented from reaching the basement. Considerable damage was done to furniture in stock at Nos. 18 and 20 Van Buren street, occupied by Ketchum & Rotessblid. Early in the evening Charles Ballinger, saloonkeeper at No. 135 Monroe street, put up a sign to the effect that the preponderance of water ovar whisky necessitated the closing of the ". A susuenued over the street was blown from its fastenings and landed against the big plate-glass window belonging to West Bros.' billard parlor at Nos. 157 and 159 Dearborn street. The glass was shvered to atoms. Another window was broken in the same way at No. 158 State street. The watchmen report Chinamen moving out of their quarters in all parts ot the city. especially along Milwaukee avenue. They also say that many cellars where they bad no access are floodel badly, and that the loss will be heavy. INADEQUATE SEWERS. The storm demonstrated the fact that the sewage system of the city is entire:y inadequate to carry off such a quantity of water as fell during the twenty-tour hours. In every case of flooding of baenients it was ent;rely tqwing to the backing up of the water in the sewers and not to an overflow from the street. Had it not been that the rain of the early morning had pretty thoroughly carried off all the accumulated tilth It would have been forced back into the basements by the flood of water. The rain was vo.y efficient In this respect. as was apparent in one basement. where only a handful of dirt had been washed out of a four-inch sewer. The proprietor was congratulating himself upon this fact. "It beats Dr. De Woirs appropriation of $50,000 as a means of purifying the city," be said. THE DAMAGE. it was Impossible last night to learn the extent of the damage, and not until today, when the numerous basements have been opened up and examined. can an estimate be formed of the loss to the occupants. HYDE PARK. The storm in Hyde Park was the severest of the season and caused considerable damage along the shore. The sea ran so high that the waves in mans' places demolished breakwaters and piers. A number of the owners of boathouses in Morgan's Breakwater, where a dozen or more boat-houses are located, were obliged to remove boats and everything of value from the houses. The water rose three feet and the waves washed directly through many of the houses. Up to dark last evening no craft of any kind was to be seen from the shore. EFFECT ON TI1E CROPS. MATTOON, Ill., Aug. 2.ISpec:a1.1A heavy rain fell last night. It seems to have been a general one. It has been of Incalculable benefit to the corn of this section, which it puts on the high road to maturity. HILLSBORO. 111., Aug. 2.ISpecia1lA heavy rain fell last night throughout 3Iontgomery County, which proved extremely beneficial to corn. The bay harvest is completed and the yield has been very large. Oats are also harvested and are being thrashed. CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 2.ISpecia1.1 At noon today a rather hard rain-storm set in. The rain continued to fall in torrents until 6 o'clock. This is the third heavy storm in the last seven days. There is fully two-thirds of the wheat and oats crops in the shock. and reports yesterday from the farmers show great damage to both, which is still increased by to-days flood. :MILWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 2.--LSpecial.1A. cool. drizzling rain has been falling here during the entire nay and at a late hour tonight gives Indications of continuing through the night. The fall probably exceeds one inch. By inquiry at the train-dispatchers' offices of the VAriOLIS railway lines centering in this city it is learned that the storm has extended entirely across the lower part of the State, for a distance of 150 miles north of Milwaukee. Rain continues to fall through the greater part of this belt and the telegraph wires are working very poorly. Should the storm be followed by as hot weather as has been experienced during the last few days great damage to the crops is feared. GENERAL REPORTS. PARIS. 2.Special.1During a heavy rain and thunder storm last evening lightning struck a tile-factory situated west of this place. in which FiX wen were at work. Gideon and Gordon Bolen were seriously injured and the other four men were rendered insensible by the shock. HIGHLAND, HI., Aug. 2.--1Special.1Rain visited this section this morning, after which it became very warm. There was a heavy rainstorm at S o'clock this afternoon, followed by a cold wave. causing tires to be built and heavy wraps to be worn. PANS.. lit.. Aug. 2.Special.1Heavy rains last night broke the hot wave. and the thermometer today showed a fall of twenty degrees since yesterday. Wind and showers from the northwest prevail. There is a feeling of great relief among the people. SLIGHTLY COOLER AND CLEARING WEATHER INDICATED k'011 CHICAGO AND VICINITY. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER, WASHINGTON, D. C., AIM 3-1 a. 113.--Todav's Indications: For Chicago and vicinity, slightly cooler, clearing weather. For the Upper Lake region, local rains, variable winds, nearly stationary temperature. For the Upper Mississippi Valley, generally lair weather, northerly winds becoming variable, a Might rise in temperature. For the Missouri Valley, generally fair weather, northerly winds becoming variable, nearly stationary temperature. Cautionary signals continue on Lakes Erie and Ontario and the southern harbors of Lakes Michigan and Huron. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. ClitcAGO. Aug. 2-10 p. m.The following observations are taken at the same moment of time at the stations named: Places of observatWIL Gulf States i El Paso 129.79 Galveston Ohio Nsberwevvateil rIpleoeyrtit: s . T e. 13. . a... 112241; Cincinnati 29.60 Indianapolis. 29.56 lAunsville TJ.63 :Memphis ',4J 76 Nashville Pittsburg 29.73 Lower LaKe Region1 Buffalo loci.,83 Cleveland ).).6.'7, Detroit ......... ...- 17 r.!ii';ti Oswego i94 91 Rochester. N. V.. !:iti.&" Toledo. 129.61 Upper Lake Region! Alpena. 1Al s4 ir Chicago. 129 6u Duluth 1'29.911 Escanaba. i2cl ai Grand Haven... 129.67 Ma rquette. 29 49 Nillwaukee 29.74 Mackinaw l'29.73 blississippi Valley 1 ,,. It a. m.. '..1:0. III. 29.56' 29.76 29.67 29.731 : 10, . SS gj 1;8 73 7$ 75 71 67 fLS 70 67 67 70 65 65 57 65 6i 57 61 63 S. : 4 E.... !Clear. S. W. Clear S. W. Clear S. W. !Clear S. W. Cloudy S. W. S. W Cloudy NV.... t au E Lt. rain. .. . : . ,,,. tyro 29 69 77 !W... . ,ch Des Moines 29 S,5 tisi N. E. !CB La Crosse '2:J . M2 tia N 'Clt St. Louis igpt.rill'Ing 29 4 71 IS !Ch. OinithaLtield 2 j.l. . 2939 91 N. 1'697;82 IN. IN"' 1 !' Ill..' ki Yankton 129 90 71 IS. E.. ;CI( Bismarck .... ....... 129.8'3, 73 IN.... 'Clt Fort Buford '29.8til 72 !W. CP Cheyenne 129.611 63 S. E.. CIt Deadwood Fort Assinaboine...,29.8s1 7a 19. Y. !Cif Deriver ,29 sll 79 I N. V . !CB , Dodge City 124.47 71 N. E. ill( North Plal.te... 129.87 71 S. E,..ICIt Canadian Stations ! Fort Garry Halifax 30.07 ;12 IN , k m Montreal ,!-S! 041 63 IN Quebec ,30.10: ty N. L. el E Toronto. 1'2,9.85! tl8 il, ;CB Other Points New York 1.29 96 72 114: 1Ch Boston , 39.0 66 I 1 !Cli Philadelphia. 'zIJ.Itii Iri IE. , Fa Washington :. 1'4 St; 73 is. r... ( , Y. Little 'tack ... -29.73! S. !NW.iCli Salt Lake 1,9 741 82 IN !Cli Elliott 12.0 N5! 7a ,, F ICh Ilelena I :-,9 fel 70 18. W.:C1, St.,ekton 129 84 76 IS. E., ('II Eas Affirm,. III.7C. Si fr .. 'Too small to measure. tchuntiersstorua. LOCAL ORREKVATION!A State Of weatamr. I ;- - ?i 7 - - .29 .03 .12 .01 !Cloudy.. S. E. 'Cloudy.. 44 !Cloudy.. .'!11 iCloudy.. -. !Cloudy-. N. E. !Thng. 03 IC ICIoudY.. ! N.... IL rain. 3 SO N. E. C1ar. - N. E. !Cloudy.. l , Lt. rain. 47 N-IN !Fair N. E. !Lt. rain W.!Clear W. !Clear 1 -64 N. E. !Clear. 'Clear.... N !Cloudy-. .ilear.... N. W !Th. n n.. N. IN ..( S. E !Clear. S. E Clear. 79 IN. ' 71 , E. Clear I... 71 !S. E..1Clea N 1 k mfr. N !ClPfir. I N. E lelenr.. i.... I ;Cloudy.. 1 ! E 'Cloudy.. 2.Cf3 1 4- !Cloudy.. .... E Fair. .... .34 s. y Cinudy.. ,1.36 N NV it:lolfe., I. N Clear-- I. F !Clear.. 1. W. f dear. ... S. E Clear .... !... le, ,.. , (-Ion r . . 1 1 IM. i Bard f wr Hu I tar Vf. We4tner --I 1 -- --I ' -- a. Tn. .i2.,...7-r, 70.5 S4 0 E ..-- 12 1 14 Wt. rain a. In ' V.75'.41 tie...-3 t4.).0 E 13 1 .10 I Lt. rain D. m.... 210.64it, 67..0 i 100.0 N. P:.. d li, I. illy ruin 4). tn. ti.46,11 116.5 f t43.0141. I..... 20 I .00 ILL ram p. m... 2i..'llil i 64.6 I 141.2N ; 21 !3.,0 114v rain I.,., i,.1 i 1 ra n ! 'Mil; "i i 2.; i .iti ilr ruin 9p. m...129.tml 1 Rop. 64.0 !MOAN 1 ,; ii; ra-7; 'Total rin1a1I, 5.64. OCEAN STEAMSHIP MOVEMENTS. NEW FORK, Aug. 2.Arrived, the steamers Crescent City. from Aspinwall; the Servia, from Liverpool; the Normandie, from Havre. QUEENSTOWN, Aug. 2.The stCatiller Lord Gough, from Philadelphia, July 23, arrived out this morning. and sailed at noon for Liverpool. The Wyoluing sailed hence today for New York. The steamer Gallia, Capt. Murphy, from Liverpool, sailed hence today for Now York. PLYMOUTH, Aug. 2.The steamer Lessing, from New York, July 23, for Hamburg, arrived here today. FARTHER POINT, Que.,'Aug. 2.Arrived, the steamers Grego..., from Liverpool; the Lake Winnipeg. f- Liverpool. ALONE WITH THEIR DEAD. Members ot the Grant Family Bid a Sad Farewell to the General's Remains. Thousands of People Visit the Site of the Tomb in Riverside Park. The Nation's Sorrow Manifested in Preparations for Memorial Services the Day of the Funeral. Following is a list of yesterdav's subscriptions to the Lincoln Park monument tund the total to date: Julius Andrews 10 Board ot Trade Clerk 1.00 Family of David Keigh.n, Kempton. III., tsee list) 9.00 W. Creed, Ottumwa, Ill 1.00 11.10 Previous ly reported 318.15 Total. $329 The contributions of David Keigbin's family of Kempton, Ill., were as follows: David Keighin $V Minnie Keighin ...... ..$1 Mary Keighin 1 W. P. Keighin 1 Keighin. ..... 1,Samuel Nutt!' 2 Byron Keighin 1! Maggie Kelghin 1! Total t9 The rain interfered yesterday with whatever intentions the members of the Grant Monument Fund Committee had for the day. It frustrated among others a consultation about today's wolk between Gen. Stockton and Mr. E. S. Dreyer, but the latter thinks that the whole matter is so well advanced now that there is Little left for the committee to arrange but to follow out the plans already perfected. Mr. Dreyer will today start out several special canvassers among the Germans, whom he is very anxious to see well represented among the contributors to the fund. Arrangements have also been made for a thorough canvass of the Post-Office einployés and of the veterans. Mr. Dreyer does not doubt but that before the end of the week S50,000 will have been raised.. but it is desirable to raise a good deal wore, In order to gct a monument worthy of the great hero whose memory it is to honor, and worthy of the metropolis of the Northwest. The committees appointed last Saturday will today be furnished with collection-books. Mr. Dreyer is besides ready to furnish collection books to representatives of large factories who intend to give their employés a chance to subscribe. ON THE MOUNTAIN. SARATOGA, N. Y.. Aug. 2.--tSpeciallThe Mount MacGregor Railway tra:ns have been crowded to overflowing today, but no visitor was allowed to step inside of the patrol line maintained by the United States regular troops, much less see the remains of toe illustrious dead. Crowds loitering about the Hotel Balmoral or strolling through the woods gave the place the appearance of excursion grounds rather than the temporary resting-place of the body of Gen. Grant. About the cottage everything was as solemu as a tomb. no sound being beard save the ceaseless tramp of the guards. The Grant family, together with tbe Rev. Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Newman, held a sacred service of prayer in the cottage parlor this afternoon. It was held in the parlor where rest the remains of the distinguished dead, it being the last Sabbath they would be in the presenoe of tbe form of one wbom they all 50 devoutly and affectionately loved and revered and now cherish in death. The servce was specially impressive and sae. and prayer was offered by Dr. Newman and by members of the family, and silent prayer was a:so engneed in. Gathered about the casket they, as a family, took the last fond look on the face that will remain indelibly intpressed on their memory. Dr. Newman says that Bishop Harris of the Methodist Episcopal Church will reach here tomorrow, and will assist in the simple funeral service at the cottage at la o'clock Tuesday morning. Another clergyman will assist in reading the Scriptures. but the selection has not yet been made. Dr. Newman says that his address contains about 7.tioil words. and that he will Occupy an hour and a quarter in its delivery. He this eveniug extended an invitation to the Saratoga clergymen and all visiting clergymen to be present at the funeral services. where seats will be ass:gned Mein. Gen. Hancock was expected here today, but it is now understood that he will reach here at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning, when be will at Once proceed to the mountain and assume personal charge of the arrangements. He wiii issue a special order soon after Ohs arrival. Gem Jackson. who was affected by a stroke of lightning a few days am, is still contined to his room at the hotel. Ills lace is badly marked and his eyes are badly inflamed.. Four thirty-two inch rifle guns have arrived and have Peen placed in position on the eastern lookout, and will semi out their thundering notes over the broad valley of the Hudson. Four twelve-inch Napoleon guns reached here today, and will be located near the northern suburbs of Saratoga, where the remains are to be trans ferret front the Mount MacGregor train to the funeral-ear on the Delaware Hudson Road. These guns will be bandied by Capt. J. Storey's battery of forty men of the Fourth 'United States Artiliery, who arrived here tonight from Fort Warren. Boston, Mass. The life-size portrait of Gen. Grant presented by the National Encampment, G. A. It., to Mrs. U. S. Grant was today hung up in the room where the remains of the General rest. In accordance with the dcsire of Col. Grant, the body of Gen. Grant will lie in state from 12 to 6 o'clock tomorrow. FUNERAL PREPARATIONS. NEW YORK, Aug. 2.--Special.1--This was a busy day at Governor's Island, and Gen. Hancock, Assistant Adjutant-General Benjamin, and the entire staff of the Commander of the DiVii.011 of the Atlantic were kept at work arranging the details for the Grant funeral pageant. Gen. Aspinwall, after conferring with Gen. Hancock. said: "Judging from the number of applications for places already received, the military part of the parade wid be formed in line far up Broadway and the civic organizations will be Still turther up that thoroughfare when forming. Three bbots from a howitzer stationed in the City-Rail Park will be the preliminary signal for the men to prepare for the match. This aignal will be given at 9:30 o'clock. The second signal, upon which the parade will begin, will be given promptly at le o'clock. The military and iiav representatives forming the escort will bead the procession. Then will follow the hearse and tee mourners. Alai civilians. This is only a ace-era! outline of the procession." President Cleveland and his Cabinet will assemble in the Sub-Tresury Building in Wail street preparatory to taking the position to be assigned them in the line. The MEIEbers of Gen. Grant's Cabinet during his two Administrations who have siguified their intention of taking part in the parade are William A. Hichardson. now Chief Justice of the Court or Claims, Washington, D. C., formerly Secretary of the Treasury; exPostmaster-General James N. Tyner: ex-Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin IL Bristow, and ex-Secretary of War Belknap. Their position in the line will be somewhere in the ranks of MOUrners. The Governors of States who have telegraphed their intention to be present are: Hill of New York, Moody Currier of New lamp sh re. Frederick Roble of Maine. Georee Peabody Wetmore of Rhode Island, Henry a Harrison of Connecticut, Leon Abbott of New Jersey. Russell A. Alger of Michigan. and Buren R. Sherman of Iowa. Each will be accompanied by a portion of his staff. It has been auggeste. d that their proper place would be near we President and his Cabinet. Every offer of service by organizations thus far received has been accepted and the persons tendering them have been nceitied that they would be assigned their propei place In the parade upon reporting to the General commanding the division. The party that accompanied Gen. Hancock when he left for Mount MacGregor tonight on the New York Central consisted ot Col. Charles Sutherland, Surgeon: Col. Alexander J. Perry, Assistant Quartermaster-General; Joseph Asa Bird Gardner, Judge-Advocate General; and Cape. John S. Wharton, Capt. G. S. L. Ward, and Lieut. Griffin of his staff; Service-Clerk A. F. Gorecke, Private James Ward, A. S. Messenger, -r PRICE FIVE CENTS. a yE.atCtxtli one, and tinit man S.ehlot ort Mount :nest nhee: ter kt p a Ar t braetn3.ranGdetn,e. nStbrear-i. all I AaNc7b.Glot: l 11:elitgele:aar':t ig'horig ew'es.aattil Everyttiing is being done to make it a grand m leery and civic display, worthy of the reputation of the great soldier whose memory it is designed to honor. had Gen. Grant died in cooler weather, when tbe men would not have been subjected to so much danger from the Ion g and fatiguing march. the parade would have been much larger than it will be; but it will be irrand as it The tiring party which will give the salute at the grave. Gen. Hancoca said. will consist of a part of the National Guard and a battery of the regular army. which has not yet been designated. While the General is absent escorting the remains of Gen. Grant to this city. Assistant Adjutaut-General Benjamin will have charge of the work of preparation at Governor's Island. Offers of service from organizations and individuals continued to pour in all day, and two clerks, under direction of Capt. Young and Lieut. Allen, were kept nutty answeriug and filing them. Among the otters received today were the foliowing: Young Men's Republican Club of Kings County. H. W. Knight President. from tiny ta men; the Gate City Guards of Atlanta, Ga.; Dr. J. R. Hawes of Harrisburg. Pa., and lot) niembers of the Grand Army of the Republic; the Union Veteran Corps of the Old Guard, Washington. la C.; Post No. 13. G. A. It.. Department of New Jersey; the Excelsior Association ot Jersey City; a delegation of twenty-five members of the New York Historical Society; the Veteran Society of the Garibaldi Guard of this city: the Petersburg (Va.) Jubilee Singers for music at tne grave. Mayor George F. Holland of NeW Haven, Conn asked for a place for himself and live city officials. Gov. Abhett of New Jersey telegraphed today olfering a division of the Nationa. Guard o New Jersey, instead of a brigade wnieh he tendered at first. Gen. Hancock answered accepting the oiler, and he also aceepted a battalion of engineers from Winces Point. Thus far ationt 100 organizations have tendered their services on the parade. besides a great number of individuals. How many persons will report for duty Saturday it is linpossible to say, and Gen. Hancock retuses to hazard au estimate of the probable size of the parade. If all the organizations which have been accepted respond there will be not far from 73.0u0 men in line. The following-named gentlemen have been designated to represent their respective churches at the final services in New York viz. The Rev. Bishop Harris. Methodist Epiaconal Church; the Rev. Ilishop Potter. Prot' estant Episcopal Church: the Rev. Dr. Bridgman, Baptist church; the Rev. Dr. West. Congregational Church; the Rev. Father Dishow, HOW811 Catholic Church; and the Rev. Mr. Collyer, Unitarian Church. Dr. Newman has invited them to meet him at the Fifth Avenue Hotel the morning of the funeral , Real-estate men are doing a rushing business , ill renting balconies, windows. and seats to those who desire to view the funeral procession. There has already been such a de, mend for places of observation that no fixed prices are set, but bids are in vited. Six windows in a Fifth avenue residence, near Thirtieth street, were rented for $100 to a speculator Saturday. He claims to have already contracted for beats at prices that will pay him handsonfely. The principal hotels on the route decline to negotiate with other than regular patrons, as they have received numerous applications for rooms the day of the obsequies. Regular structures have been built where seats can he secured. but the number of people who can be accommodated is comparatively small. Prices have gone up within the last few days. as the public are beginning to realize that such an imposing demonstration. with over 100,0(10 men in line, will necessarily take six or eight hours in passing a given point. BosToN, Mass., Aug. 2.-- 'Special.) --The First Regiment, M. V.. is to take part in the funeral procession in New York next Saturday. This decision was reached today. The regiment will be 700 strong, accompanied by Reeves' Atnerican Band of Previderce. The men will carry arms, will wear white helmets, weite trousers, and blue coats. The expense. which will be about $5,00a, will be borne by the men of the regiment, with the aid of public-spirited citizens. The regiment will leave 144;ston Friday night by the Fall River line and Will return Sunday morning. POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., Aug. 2.The timetable of Gen. Grant's funeral train has been 'issued. The train will leave A!bany at 12:3,) p. tn. and arrive at the Grand Central Depot, New York. at 5 p. in. ST. Letts, Mo., Aug. 2.That the City of St. Louis, which was for a number of years the residence of Gen. Grant, and where he had many old and !ntimate friends, may be directly represented iu the funeral obsequies of the dead soldier and statesman Mayor Francis bus appointed a delegation of thirty leading citizens of the city to go to New York and take part in the solemn ceremonies of next Saturday. This delegation will leave here Wednesday in a special car. Tao Mayor has also asked twenty prominent St. Louisiana now in the East to meet this delegation at the Fifth Avenue Hotel Friday morning and join them in paying the last sad tribute to their old and honored friend. Gen. Hancock has been notified of the appointment of this delegation and has been requested to give it Suitable place in the procession. THE LAST RESTING-PLACE. NEW YORK, Aug. 2.--Special.1--Thousands of people visited the tomb building in Riverside Park today. The masons worked steadily, but with great care. and the brickwork rose Flowly. At 5 o'clock in the evening at was less than tnree feet above the stone walls. The red bricks were interlined with rows of black. The latter were much sought after as relies, and late in the afternoon some of the workmen did a thriving trade in supplying relic-bunters with pteces of brick, for which they paid from a nickel to 25 cents. Many were not satisfied with pieces or brick, and, watching their opportunity, would appropriate a whole one. The park police and the workmen were forced to keep a sharp lookout in keepliag the crowd from getting inside the rope which is stretched around the square of ground in which the tomb is situated. The crowd kept coming and going all day. There were no traps in the stream of people that poured Into and out Of the park. There were seldom more than three or four hundred people in the vicinity of the vault, but the identity of the crowd was changed every fifteen minutes. There were a few persons who spent almost the entire day in the vicinity. On all the thoroughfares leading to this part of the park wooden and canvas booths have sprung up. All of these advertise in liege wacards: "Temperance drinks." Within a stone's throw of the vault, close to the drive, stands a huge, canvas tent. This answered as a sort ot shelter for several buudred people during the rain-storm that lasted from 5 to ti o'clock. Probably 500 people, a large proportion being women and ehlidren, stood watching every move of the workmen when the rainstorm burst. The woskmen were couipelled to suspend work at 5 o'clock and to cover the brick work with boards. They expect to nave the Multi finished by Thursday. AN ELOQUENT TRIBUTE. MOUNT NI ACG it Etioit, N. Ir..Aug.2.--T Speelal.1 Today Dr. Douglas wrote his first letter since Gen. Grant's death. In it there is such a touching tribute to Gen. Grunt that I have begged it from the doctor for publication. Tbis letter contains a more eloquent tribute to the character of Grant than will be found in the more elaborate and pretentious eulogies. It reads: MOUNT MACGREGOR.. N. Y.. Ana. 2.-3v Dear Ne,ter: This is the first day I have teit able to write tor a long time. I have had a long and trying time, and was on the edge of an abrupt break when the death of my patient ended my vigils. It is three full lin:Mills FineC I had a continuous night's sleep. My timid Wkial dizzy mid my step very faltering. My work la ended, and I have now only to tollow to the grave the man I loved and to whom I have devoted my life these many months. I could not cure him. but I could, by close and continuous care, alleviate his snderings and possibly prolong his life. That. I think. I have done. I am contented. I go from here Tuesday with ail teat remains of my patient and friend. and expeet tkb keep close to bun until he is depotited his tomb. Nine months of close attraction to bias have only endeared him to me. 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