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^•J ^lt^MB***1a*i* ' B**********i I tftofc'^T L_*4aiii*k^ l ( r ALL AROUND THE FARM. A Randy ttnmonmde Barrow—Easy Way of Hut-rowing n Field. Almost any farmer possessed of a little mechanical skill may manufacture at home the harrow originally ilVustrat ed in The New England Homestead and described as folloVvs: The frame of the harrow is made of oak or other tough wood, and the pieces may be 8 by 4 inches, or any size do sired, according as the harrow is to be light or heavy. The two side pieces should be about 8 feet long and the middle pieoe one foot longer. A good fic-a- ; AN EPFECtrVE BARROW. plan is to get the timber hewed out and •dressed nearly while green and then to allow it to season a month or two before putting together. In making the harrow round off the ends of all the frame pieces, and then bore at least three half inch holes through at right angles to the direction of the teeth, one hole at least six inches from each end and another in the mid- •dle. Put halt inch bolts in each hole •and screw up. If preferred, rivets may be used instead of bolts. The object is 'to prevent splitting. Have a blacksmith make two irons each like those represented by Figs. 8 and 4. To get the size 'Of these irons lav the frame out in the •desired shape and then measure where '•the dotted lines are shown in Fig.l. The plates at Fig. 8 should be about three-sixteenths of an inch thick and 3 inches wide, with inch holes drilled, as shown; Two of these plates are used, one on tho upper side and one below, and the frame bolted to them snugly. The iron plates at Fig. 4 should be 3 inches wide and quite thick. Their position is shown in the dotted lines. They are bolted to the sides with suitable bolts, and the three holes on the other end enable the harrow to be expanded or contracted by simply removing the top of the middle bolt and slipping the wings back and forth. An ordinary plow swivel may be attached to the front end or a bolt run ithrongh, with projeoitng ends and a •wire loop fastened. In either case put a rivet in the end to prevent splitting. .Harrow teeth an inch square, like those ehown in Fig. 5, are to be used and maybe purchased ready made, or any blacksmith may make them. They are out with spurs, which serve to hold them securely in place when driven tightly through the inch holes, which DRAGGING A FIELD. should be bored for them not nearer than eight inches. Fig.. 3 represents the manner of attaching a pair of plow handles to the harrow, if desired. Of course tbo harrow should be painted. The same journal illustrates a very easy manner of dragging or harrowing a field. Oftentimes the fields are small, ; and the corner .turning requires too much time. Again, if the season is late and immediate planting necessary, time may be saved by the continued dragging possible withou 1 - stopping square at each corner. To thus drag a field crossways is much easier than to drag straight Make a long curve the first crossing to the outside of the field. Take Care of the Ohlclu. ' Too great care cannot be tdken in guarding against lice on the little chicks, but when onoo they appear insect powder dusted through/the feathers is the easiest and surest remedy. A thorough application of lard to the top of the head and-under, the wings is also a cure, but au uncomfortable oue to patient and doctor, As soon as tho chicks I are batched a new nest should bo provided and mother and chicks dusted with the Persian, insect powder. The poultry run should bo plowed or spaded as often as onco a fortnight end abundant shelter from the BUII'B my" bo provided. > Much is written concerning poultry food, but only now and tlum does uomo writer emphasize tho iiecoKHity of supplying oil abundance of fresh wutor. A writer in.yFarm, Field mid Fireside claims that through euuunur's hout u chiukon needs a cool drink ua much us does a harvest Luud. i - _ Our Foreign Potato Trade. • A good many 'statements are made about our foreign trade in potatoes. U is uot generally known that we have a mowing export trade in this vegetable. fu the year ending June 1, 1888, wo imported potatoes to tho value of $3,•000,680. Tho heaviest importations were at New York, $1,407,828; Boston, $304,007, and PMJadlepbia, $110,870. Iu lite aauie, period wo exported $700,• 083 worth of potatoes. Tho bulk of this trade was witb tUe countrier south of ma—Cuba, $654,168; Mexico, $37,504; •Venezuela, $31,097, eta The potato itrade with Cuba, like (hat in flour* is uu almost diveotveHult of the v ireaties.—-lioral Now Yorker. i JJoeliim'B Moutlily bus shown that U" l»oat troublesome wee6>-uot even nou ivy or O'lwuUt thistle-—cau\ Uvo it tl»° young leaves, we, put'away a? tlwy appear fur WHITE LEGHORNS. A typical Variety of a trnlferiinlty Popular Breed of Fowls, Among the Leghorns none is mote typical than the white variety. The buff just now is the reigning favorite and will always be a very popular variety, but the white has been so long established and withal is so excellent a fowl that it may well be selected as a type of the whole breed—and, for that matter, the Whole class. When the buff, ,which is already breeding well and improving yearly, has become as well established as the white, there are good reasons to believe that it will be the most popular variety iu the whole class. It is that at the present, but its popularity now, to some extent, rests upon its newness. In a few years its boom, as a boom, will have spent its force, and the fowl will settle down to its proper place upon its merits. The white did that long ago, says a writer in The Country Gentleman, the authority for the following: The white Leghorn was some years later in arriving iu this country than the brown. The white Leghorn has always seemed to be larger than the brown and to lay a larger egg. The new buff variety appears larger than the white, but until its appearance the white took the lead in apparent size. ..To do its best the Leghorn needs a range of green fields in the summer, but even when kept in small yards, if well fed and cored for, it will lay so well as to prove a highly profitable fowl. As a table fowl—but Leghorns are not table fowls—their bodies are small, and when old the flesh is rather dry. WHITE LEGHORNS. But they 'have their use because of their early maturity. Leghorn males crossed on heavier hens produce a quick growing and plump broiler. The white Leghorn illustrates a singular fact. White fowls appear to be less hardy than colored varieties of the same breed, but the white Leghorn seems to be as hardy as any variety of this breed. It stands out as an exception to the general rula The chicks are a trifle delicate; as all quick feathering chickens are. Those which are slow in feathering, that outgrow their down and go about with more or less bare and red spots, are the ones that are hardy. Those that feather quickly make so great demand upon the constitution that it is not surprising that gome succumb in the process. But the fact that so many keep Leghorns proves that the delicacy of the chickens is no insuperable difficulty to their rearing. Leghorn males are extremely active, and fertilize the eggs remarkably well A sitting of Leghorn eggs is quite likely to produce a full brood of chickens. Fewer males in proportion to the females than are required in many other breeds need to be kept. If one needs to keep 1 male to 10 females in Asiatics, he can safely increase the number of females with a Leghorn cockerel to 15. One provoking characteristic in the chickens, however, is the numerous males. There will be fully 50'per cent, taking one year with another, of cockerels in the broods, and as these are worth much less than the pullets—will, in fact, bring but a small amount of money when sold—it is a serious drawback to the breeding of Leghorns. I4*ted Mid Surface Planted Corn. An experiment was tried on 80 plots under the auspices of the Kansas experiment -station. It involved two trials: First, listed versus surface planted^ and, second, deep, shallow and surface culture for each of the two methods of planting. The rows were, as usual, 8)£ feet apart and the stalks 16 inches apart in the row, two kernels having been planted in a place and the plants thinned to this stand. The variety used was the corn known as "Farmer's Favorite." Tho methods of culture may be defined as follows: Deep culture means the use of the old fashioned, two horse 1 cultivator, with four shovels. It was put deeply into the ground. Shallow culture means iu this case that a "Daisy spring tooth cultivator," with eight small shovels, was used instead of tho implement just described. Deep and : shallow culture moans that the first | time tho «*ru was plowed the spring 1 tooth cultivator was used, but that tho largo cultivator was used the two succeeding plowiugs, and tho last time the i spring tooth cultivator was used again, and, lastly, surface culture weans that tho surface wan scraped with a "Tower's cultivator," which merely scrapes tho weeds off tho very surface of the ground. • Each of these methods of culture was given to both tho listed ,uud surface planted ooru. Lust year listed and deep culture gave the best results, followed by surface planted and shallow culture, and the latter method of planting and culture gives tho best results during the two years' trials. Top I>re*»lug. Field and Fura says: Many farmers have found by experience that top dressing is the bout method of applying munuro under all cironm- I stance!*. Tito plant food is given where ' it must be tho most available and will ' roach the roots, which are mostly near : Hie mu'fauoj immediately. It cotuos the nearest to thu natural methods, for iu uutui'e all thu pluut food that thu laud i receives in by tho uimual top dvoBsiny I with Uiu leaves or the withered herbage ' Unit fulls, on thu (,'rouud. Iu manuring alfalfa top upruadius; is the only \u»y fur doing it. Thin uju'tiadiug whouhrbe douo with will rottdd or pulverized mauv.ro any tlmu during winter or iu tuu'liost spriutf. THE WOMEN WILL FIGHT Cripple Creek Miners' Wives Arming Themselves. MINERS READY FOR AN ATTACK, fteputlei May Advance on bull Hill Any Moment — Governor WaltoJRefiues to Call Out the Mllltla— Woods Kidnapped by Miners — Striken Drafting Recruit*. Women Assist In the Work, CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo., June 4.— All day Sunday the striking miners were on the alert expecting that any moment some of Sheriff BoWer's deputies would put in an appearance in some remote portion of the camp, Not a single miner is working in the camp. One shift was put in on the Moose, Elkton, Prince Albert, Gold Dollar, Ingham, Jack G- and a few other properties, but the managers of the several mines were informed at noon that it would be impossible to run any of the properties. The miners are ready for an attack and this is so well known by the deputies that the officer commanding is using the utmost caution. All men not necessary to guard approaches to Bull Hill -and forage for supplies have been massed about the fortification, and their number is slightly over 1,800. La»t Forage For Armi. Sunday the strikers made .their last forage for arms, ammunition and supplies. Fearing a siege they have filled hundreds of beer kegs with water and stored them in the fort. Parties of ' strikers have been drafting recruits. Many of these parties were headed by women who promise to stand till the end comes. The towns of Victor, Anaconda, Mound City and other places are in the possession of squads of armed ! strikers. The plan of the strikers is to ' meet the deputies and make as strong a ! stand as possible, and if necessary retreat to Bull Hill, where a desperate stand will be made. The deputies will be commanded in the field by W. K. Palmer, leader of the army that had so many scrimmages during the building of the Denver and Bio Grande road. He says that any moment the deputies may advance to a point beyond Midland, after which a battle will be only a quea- ; tion of hours. Miner.' Wives Will Fight. The miners hailed with delight the words of Governor Waite in response to Sheriff Bowers' demand for troops and , they now look forward to a battle, the end of which will be" either victory or extermination. Open threats against Colorado Springs are made as a result of the treatment of Governor Waite and John Calderwood. The wives of strikers refuse to leave camp. Some of them have organized to care for the wounded and others have procured Winchesters and will enter the fight. The miners know not what to do if the militia is called out and they believe Governor Waite to be their friend but while here he said to the miners: "The law has been violated and I shall see that it is enforced in the future at any cost." It is expected Deputy Marshals Wise and Browne will soon be in camp to serve summons on the officers of the Union to appear at St. Louis in the court of appeals. They will offer no resistance as they fear federal authority. Miner* iMUed • Statement. The miners' union issued a statement giving their side of the trouble between the miners and the mina owners. It recites that on Jan. 1 there were 40 producing mines in the camp, that of these 88 were working 9-hour shifts, nine working nine, and the remainder 10 hours, all for |3 per day. The miners gave notice that on Jan. 30 they would demand uniform wages, or |H for a day of eight hours work. On Feb. I J. J. Hagerman posted notices on all his properties that from that date on nine hours would be required for |3 a day, and $a.75 would be paid for eight hours. The union refused to accept Mr. Hagerman's proposition. An arbitration committee was appointed, but the owner refused to meet the miners and a lockout was ordered. The miners claim the preseat trouble > has been brought about by the hiring of deputiee-andPink- ertons, _ GOVERNOR WAITE REFUSES AID. Colorado** B*ecutlv« Will Not Call Out the Mllltla tu A**Ut Bhorlff Bowar*. DENVEB, June 4.— When Governor Waite made his reply to Sheriff Bowers' request for troops at Colorado Springs all hope of receiving aid from the mill- tia was about given up, Sunday'* developments but strengthen the impression that no aid will be received through the governor. Governor Waite, Lorens, his private secretary, and John Calderwood, president of the Minors' union, left Colorado Springs for this city at 13:80 Sunday morning and arrived hero about an hour later. Governor Waite and Lorens' immediately went into conference with the governor's advisers. Calderwood went where none but Waito and Lorens can find him. It is not known who the governor's advisors were. Nothing was decided upon at (be conference so far as any ono knows, i Sheriff Bowers followed Governor Waite to Denver on th« next train. Ho made another appeal to the governor for troopji; but so far the demand has proved ; Ineffectual, Bheriff Bower* then started ' iu search of (Balder wood to urruat biro, but fulled to find him. Loroiw refused to say anything about Culdorwood'a whereabout* until be had had a talk with the governor. The two went to thu governor, who uot only refused to •Into Culderwood's whorwibouls, but In- Iti'ucted LOIXWB to suy nothing, ' Uuuoral McCouk, louuU-a at Fort Lo#mi, has pruuurod himtu-H for a call itud re in roddiu«<ui, though how he cap bu culled ujiom to u mystery. tnfc'n in cnattfo Sunday by a of miners aiid carried Up to tiff* .fort on Bull Hill. His Wife \va.a presenf When he was taken, and is almost frantic, The men told her that sho need not worry, la they would turn Mr. Woods loose again: that all they Wanted him for was to efc- plain certain matters that it would be impossible for him to do without his presence at their stronghold. Minors Return to Work, AtAiAHcB, O., June 4.—After a long meeting of the coal miners of this city they decided to accept the operators' terms of $1.05 for mining. AN UNPRECEDENTED RULING. Hri, Helen Cougar Compelled to Antwer Question* to Criminate Herself. BbSToN, June 4.—By an unprecedented ruling of Judge Putnam in the United States circuit court, Helen M. Gougar of Lafayette, Ind,, has been compelled to file answers to questions put to her by Congressman Elijah Morse in the now famous libel suit in which Mrs. Gougar asks $125,000 damages. Some of the answers are as follows: The defendant inquires if Mrs. Gottgar received . compensation for political speeches. She answers, "Yes." In Massachusetts during the last presidential campaign she received $5,000 for 16 speeches; in 1800 she received $1,000 from the Prohibition party for speaking once or twice per day for a month, . She also said she made like speeches in other states and received some compensation. She also admits she stumped the state of Indiana for Blaine and Logan in 18f*, but only received $100 for speeches outside the state. She also stumped Wisconsin, Illinois and Kansas for Blaine in 1884 and received pay. The famous letter which she wrote Ida Harper of Indiana, in which she said she would teach the hypocritical Republicans a lesson by carrying New York add Indiana for the Democrats was brought up and the plaintiff waived answer. .Mrs. Gougar denied ever having published the letter in a paper called the New Era in Springfield, Ilia. . Trouble Liable to Entno. BALTIMORE, June 4.—Victory Smith, attorney, claims that should the English cruiser reach Johnson or Neckar island first and raise the British flag trouble is likely to ensue. He says an American discovered the island or reef in 1856; that a question of ownership between Hawaii and the United States was decided by the supreme court of the United States and that it is now owned, by an American phosphate company. Ho Sympathy With Ida Well*. MEMPHIS, June 4.—Hon. John M. Langston, colored, who is here on a lecturing tour, said that he was most hopeful of the future of the colored man in the south. The negro in the south is bettor conditioned than in any other country in the world. Mr. Langston declared he bad no sympathy with Ida Wells' English crusade,' and intimated that her mission had less of patriotism than a desire of notoriety. Troop* Enroate Ea*t» CHICAGO, June 4,—The officers of -the 31st regiment U. S. infantry passed through the city on their way to Plattsburg, N. Y., where the regiment has been ordered by the war department. The regiment has been stationed for years in the Indian territory. Harvard Ha* Begun Practicing. NEW HAVKV, Conn., June 4.—The date upon which the Yale athletic team will leave to compete with Oxford on July 14, will be either June 20 or 83. The Yale team has begun its preparatory practice. Seven Feet of Hnow on Pike'* Peak. MANITQU, Colo., June 4v—The storm last week was the heaviest ever recorded by the government signal service bureau at the summit of Pike's Peak. There are seven feet of snow on top of the mountain. Count Wllke. Bold for •ff.OOO. KAI.AMAZOO, Mich , June 4.—George W. Miller, proprietor of the Crescent stock farm, has sold to C. H. Faulkner, Bockford, Ills., the famous stallion, Count Wilkes, for '$5,000. Argentine-Italy Treaty Signed. BDBNOB AYUES, June 4.—A commercial treaty between Argentine and Italy on the favored nation basis has been signed. No Coal Train* Were Run. BIUDGEPOUT, O., June 4.—Fifteen hundred strikers assembled at Wheeling Creek mines to stop coal trains, but none were run. • Car Work* Burned. LACONU, N. H,, June 4.—Fire at the Lncoma car works burned over $100,000 worth of property; insurance, $Mi,000. STANDING OF _BASEBAU. CLUBS. National League. 0|nb», H W Baltimore 88 11* OluvulunU 110 SO PIltsburB 88 83 Philadelphia. 80 W Uustun 83 HI Brooklyn ft) Vow York !W 81. Louis 8« Cincinnati 80 LpulbVlllu HI ChU'UKU OS 34 9 10 11 10 U 15 IT JB 18 Po .1170 ,UU7 Ml ,CU1 .tUH .Ml .48.1 .471 .DO? JSJ .813 £0 ,OK 1'ottHloii or WeiUru Club*. WBS'VKIIN . - Olubi W Sluux Oily, IV tUuul.ty... n Tolcilu 17 (i HiipUU... IU liy Miller*. ClUI'J'Mi C'UBI'.K, l/'olu., J'lUO 4.-.--H. 19. Woods, prctflUout of \\\-t Woods Invusl- luunt coiuuuny, wiuuu IIKUII olilcu W in 1 )J,-nver, but wliusu lar.nl oftiou in at Victor, sic will* (tutu thw oily, wtt» WKSTKIIH A«a'«, Jlltb* W U .704 At. JOMHJU 18 II , -• Wuuk l»Pa •' •' .665 »W7 Onmlia. Llliuulu ., luak'vlilu U Moliios, 14 10 iJ II U .. Milwaukee, IK'trult Uanouall I.KAUL'K UAUBK. T'lii'ilo, U; HIoux Oily, W. li'oruHiun, Dluo, Mlllnrund khHiuiuTs; OiiiiiiliiifUuiu, Junes uiui 'J'wiia'liuiii. Uui|>lri<, Hlmrliltin. Uriiiiil llui'Ms H; ilitintm|jull». 111, Killun mill Kt>iu»; ]t'ri»7.ur, 1'itrvlii »mt Hurre!, Om- jilru, K*;i'Jii4. .MihvuukfD, 11; Ini|iii.i.U|Milh. 10. WUlCOUk uml t/i.,\ini-; I'hiUli", Mun>Uy utui |!mt>liv. ill I)uM,iM. WK"ii:n> A SMI.IATIU l:\n-k li.ldii'i, I:!; ijr'.mty, ii. IVi/i'lu, 17; ,iiicl.i.iMufclu, IU. Jit* AUiluiv, 7; .SI, ..i»u|il>, 11. lllll»ll» ltt! IJlllliilll U AM AHRFCMFNT A"! .MUnttIflCH I . Governor Waite Settles the Cripple Creek Strike, KB HAS ISStTEB A PEOOLAMATIOJT, Entire S( nte Mflltln Called Upon to-Got* CVIppli' Creek to jtld the Sheriff— Miner* to- He Paid Three Dollar) for Eight Hour*' Work—Dynamite Placed on a Railroad Track to Kill Mllltla. DENVFB, June 5.—The strike at Crip- plo Creek has been settled. Late Monday nlglit the conference between Governor WHite, J. J. Hagerman and David H. Mofftit arrived at an agreement), which is satisfactory to aW parties. The conference began; at 8 o'clocn att the request of Governor Waite. As soon as tho triumvirate assembled, Governor Wnile announced that .he was authorized to act for the miners and consideration of the various' points was Immediately begun. '• Bnfc one point caused ser-.uus complication' and that was the tinv allowed for lunc&eon. The miners demanded 30 minutes j. they to be allowed pay lor the time.. The articles of agreement provide that the miners shall work eight hours a day, with 20 minutes for luncheon; that they be paid at tlie rate of $3 a day, and that the mine owners in employing men shall not discriminate against either union or nonunion miners. At the conclusion of the conference, Governor Waite issued a proclamation calling upon all the people in El Paso county who were forcibly holding the j property of others and who were bearing ' arms in violation of the law to deliver j up such property and to lay down their i arms. The entire state militia is called ' upon to go to Cripple Creek, El Paso | county, and aid the sheriff in restoring order. MINERS READY TO PEAL OUT DEATH. Cripple Greek Striker* Have Perfected Their Defense! at Bull Bill. CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo., June 5.—The strikers spent Monday in perfecting their defenses. Their forces were increased jy 300 men, who came from the direction of Pueblo. Women and children nave been streaming towards this place From Victor and Altman. The miners lave loaded beer kegs with dynamite, scrap iron and railroad spikes, and have ilaeed them on the crests of Globe Hill mil Battle Mountain. The defensive movements of the strikers have been decided upon and are about as follows: Mounted scouts, who are spread out in all directions, upon discovering the advance of the deputies will hasten to camp with the information. A prearranged signal will be sounded on the steam whistle at Pike's Peak mine, when the strikers will take their designated positions. The skirmishers will 'all back slowly, keeping the deputies engaged, until they reach the barricades erected at the foot of Bull ,HiU. Behind ;he barricades the strikers will make a stand, defending themselves with guns and bombs. If driyen- from the barricades they will hasten up the slope to the fort, ihould the deputies follow them the dynamite mines which have been planted it every.- few yards will be exploded. Jannons and bombs will simultaneously deal out death from the fort. jn Bull Hill. The deputies Witt ,..._ *bly attempt to prevent their reasatag 1he stronghold of the mitten. Santa P« Miner* Quit. GEHRUOS, N. M., June 5.—Work fat the coal mines here has been suspended) until further orders from President McBride, The mines belohg to the Santa I Fe Railroad coftipany r and are the I largest hi the territory, trainmen take a Haw*. «_jj O., Jutts 8.—Three hundred of the various trainmen's organizations met here and decided to haul only coal enough over the Toledd and OhJ*Sentral to sapply the eotntoany; Miners Wenld Not Stop Wot*;- GL«NWOOD SsBiNas; G6lo., June- 5\-~ The Newcastle coal miners who weak to> Spring Gulch tW induce' the men' to strike, returned home, having' accomplish their object. DYNAMITE PLACED_ON THE TRACK. :inen Attempt to Wreck a Train Curry- Ing- Several Cotnpanlo* of Mllltla, TEEKE: HAUTE, Ind.,' June 5.—Four pounds ofFdynamito was placed on the track of the Evansville and Terre Haute railroad Monday evening by striking miners. The terrible explosive was placed OB-the track in front of the train oearing several companies of militia under General McKee. This was at a point a few miles south of Farmersburg, between here and Sbellburn. Orders lad been given the militia to escort a brain load 1 of coal past the several mining camps. The coal train went ahead, followed by the train with tho militia. After proceeding about a mile the coal train came to a stop, having been •topped by an obstruction on the track. In ambush in the heavy thickets on each eide of the track were 800 miners. It was iheir purpose to capture the coal train. The disembarkment of the troops was immediately begun, and General McKee ordered the troops to try to sur<- roundi the miners, but the maneuver- failed,, as the minors scattered. The wreckage on the track was removed and the coal train wan stint on. Four dynamite bombs were found near Bhellburn and forced off the track by the trains without exploding. A coal train was captured by the miners and run to Alum Cave, where the strikers have a strong, hold, The militia will attempt to recapture the train, •triage* lluruttil by Htrlker*. CLEVELAND, Junu 5.—Not a train was moved on the Cleveland, Lorraine and Wheeling rood Monday owing to bridges being burtiod by strikers. Foe three weeks this road has beuu the only source of fuel supply to local wills and factories. Unless; the traffic is resumed on thu rood within two or three days hundreds of ostablUhuu*nts mutt close down, Tho Lake Shore and Nickel Plate roads have also been supplied from tho wune source and many trains on tbeuo HMUls will be abandoned untau coal < can be obtained promptly. The Cleveland, Lorraine and Wheeling road will attempt to refuuio portion of the trftAlo immediately; Military Unld lu IteadluoM. CINCINNATI, June 5.—Ohio strikers, numbering from 1,000 to 8,000, are ex puctod from the WelUtun district to bl«\v up the Norfolk and Wiatern railroad bridge. Tlio railroad has about 100 guarda tttutiuuad ut tho Ohio river bridgt urnied with Wiiicheuloru, wbilu military companion sru hold lu ruadineta for or* •or*'if iioudud. Will Float* to St. DENVER, Jnne 5.^-The 1»100 memlfeMJ of the commonweal army who are cofr- . structing flatboats with which to float: dbwn the Platte river 1 to Plattsmouth;. and from there dowmlhe Missouri river? to St. Louis, have completed 110'boats. • They expect to reach-St. Louis in about" 20 days. The army i» well provided • with provisions, and to" W-hat they already have the chamber of commerce',I will add (1500 worth, provided 1,00(1'men star ton'this journey. ' BrecKlnrlrtge KnthtulaatloaJliy ReoelTed.' FHANKFORTi'Ey., June 5j—Congress-• man Breckinridge spoke here to an en- • thusinstic gathering of 4,OW people. He was met at the depot by 509' people, who cheered him lustily as he got off the train. He spoke about an hour and a< half and made one of the most • eloquent efforts of his life. He did not' roast his opponents as severely as oniOther occasions. . FatHer O'Graily's Ca»e Continued. CINCINNATI, June sAWhen-' Father DominickO'Grady was called in Judge Cumler's, court to answer the charge of murder iff,the first degree for killing Mary Gilmartin, he did not appear. Dr. Beebe, who has been attending the prisoner, eaid.be was not able to come into court. The jury was discharged and the case passed until the July term..' Klovator Burned by TramjMi SUPERIOR, Neb., June 5.—The grain elevator at this place, owned by William , Louden, an;, extensive grain dealer of Omaha, was burned, The origin of the fire is supposed to be the work of tramps. The value of the property burned is • placed at $6>500, with an insurance of |4,50il. Sewing Machine Inventor Deajd.i BAN JOSE, Cal., June D.—&. W. Wilson, capitalist, and au old resident of Chicago, died suddenly of heart disease at the residence of his son-in-law; Frank Coykendall,. where he has been visiting several months. He was the inventor of the Wilson sewing machine. Coal Bate- Law Unoonrtltntloiuri.- GRAND FOBKS, N. D., June o.—Attorney General Standish of North Dakota has rendered an opinion that the cool rate law passed by the last legislature is unconstitutional, as a discrimination against coal mined in other statesv Bi-Mlnleter Pbelp* Serloutljr HI.'. ENOLEWOOD, N. J., June S.—Judge William Walter Phelps, ex-minister- to Germany,-.is-seriously ill at his home., at Teaneck. '_ Wa*beat* Quickly Repaired^ DENVER, June 0.—The Denver and Bio Grande rood was opened for traffic in the Arkansas valley, above Pueblo. SHORT NEW8"tTEM8 OF INTEREST. A gang ot-troin stealing Coxeyites was captured at E11U, Kan, Three riotous strikers were captured at Clark*, Ind.,.by militia. Mobile and Ohio employ egret used to ao- O*pt a 4 per cent out in wages. Senator Gorman has recovered sufficiently from his U)ne«s to receive visitors. Bank Wrecker Thompson of Sedalia, Mo., will.be expelled from the Masonic) order. At Woalata, Tenn,, James Horn and Andy Johnson killed eaou other IB. a street dual. Thomas Brennap jumped from* burning tenement in New York and broke his neck. The Nebraska antllottery publication law ban-been held unconstitutional by Judge Scott. Speed's division of Kelly's army got into Carlysle,.IUs., on a stolen B. and O. S, W. freight. It is probable that the VlrKiaia tnre will be called in extra session. A man supposed to have been 6. W. Houston of Liberty, Ills.,, was found banging near Okeun, Ark. Judge TheodoBlus Botkin otKansas has Ktvun up vrhlHky drinking-, and U now lecturing on temperance. Mgr. Sutolli ho* started on' an extensive tour of tho United States in the interestot' tlu> Cutliollo church. The (Maple of Union county, Kentucky,, arc aroused over au effort to levy a special railroad tax, and serious trouble Is tdieat- ened. The rioting minors at Canelton, Ind,, nearly all dt&appoarod when they heard that state troops worw otuulug, About WX were caught. Ml** P^eobe Couuslns has started en V tour of the CouuelUvlUp coke region tp}u* vestigttte thu oouditlou of the wowta aud •blldreu there. • ' ' Judge Fit Id, wh* was a caudjtiati) agalust Hon. Willjntn Bryan' for oouftret* from the lflr»t dl&U-lut of Nebraskai- bits, announced that Ue will uot agaiu Uo e. vuiueuU iiuluy lu Hull Hill. Colo,, Juno 5.—Fitly witters, aruuxl with Wiodiuutfr rifle* uudhuviny Operations are-being generally re«uiu«<l at t|ie Iron miues lu we Laku Superior region. Ityuauiltur* at Hurlloglou, BintUNUToN, la.. Juuo 2.—The polios captured u lot of dyuuiuitu Iwmbk uiul fuuue in the uumlu of atrikura at their cumjw iu u box oar new thu ruih'oud. brldgo. All thu im<n BIWU o; ' P -J ™ -' j , Wrlltu, ^B, |J •Au o«lif^v' uwuinii nf "58 I To luveitlKttt* Ocl|ijilu I'ruok Counuvw Bi'iusuu, Juuu 'J.—An bun boon itaue4 for H B|>iTi»l ttfwiou tho g/uiid jury oil Jniw 9, buuuuw uf tlw Crlpate Qr«uk »>* jit'-

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