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He is exeing his first term in Mount Union c.:0 in this city. and expressed a de to become a member of one or s LI various secret societies formed Oe students. He was informed that Ube payment of $1 initiation fee he ire be taken into the Delta Gamma tviity, a secret organization. The night ter initiation came. About 10 o'clock a suppil friend called for him, and both ;tart for the hall. Arriving at an ald 4,.idoned college building he paid bis fee. blindfolded and ushered into the Presseks1 from twenty to thirty students. " eve ',Side he was at the mercy of his 04-tors and the treatment he reras most cruel. Bound hand aru tt. he was rolled over a Vary, He was next placed on a cake of ice" cmsiderable length of time and ' theutel up in a blanket. His persecutors then p him upon his face and branded Upon hbk the fraternity emblem and then set tiler captive. The matt his been brought before the faculty. an he students who indulged in the h;wug NI act expelled. , facultY an )-le students who indulged in the hazing' .loe expelled. ' ON RH 4 ISLAND'S ROCKS. L A Glottero schooner Narrowly I rileaPel G g to Piece Near Block k Blood. NI:WPORT. It Tilly 9.Schooner Bartie Pierce. Captain ..1,-1, Aiken. of Gloucester, which hits been ti- 'rig off Montauk Point. Btarted for Blockisland harbor at 10 a. in. Tuesday. lAring on board forty barrels Cf markerA, Intending to pass . to the smith of Soutlitst point, the captain :kept off abort six devices, which he supposed would aliord tr.'aninle oiling. But the tie, which is nOW uml inz very et:orig. as the moon has reeentt changed,. set Mtn ku p(W about ten overt: , : and at 12.30 p. ni., while uiauug o!flex knots per hour, he struck just south ' Grace's Point. h alf a mi p le otth of le Black Island lite saving station. WJie vessel ran very firmly aground om ". rolty bottom. (Wain Samuel Allen. t.. keeper of this life -saving station. retuninr with four of his crew from a visit toile stranded ship - .John Mann, came alougitifteen minutes : after the Pierce struck, art saw her mast dimly through the dense fog which prevailed. Sending a man IV- the remainder of his crew. he boarded ft NAreck at once with those at hand. and lent to work gettitig out the schooner's atitiors.'!he ran aground an bottland a half after the tide bad begun to elhi and it had now fallen so that nothing rule could be done until high water the foliating night. The wind was freshening andblowing on bore. ' making a bad sea, not nry, heavy, but exceelingly choppy, so mai so that as it grcund the schooner outhe rocks Captain Aiken feared she would bstove, an opiniou which was shared by otter mackerel men and by the Islanders. i The militant thought 11 summoning the i5land wreckers to his aid, but Captain. ICen as-ured him that tripne could do any, thinguntil the rise of thetade, when, it the tts,4!, had hot aireadyIfiged. her crew of sixtef-n ineih aided Ly tie seven men and the keener of the static. could float her. At 9 o'clock in the evenirg the twenty-lour men began to heave untn the cabies, and it the end of half an four the schooner. roiling so that even tit, seamen found it -difficult to stand upon her deck, moved from the shore leaking ottits, but not stove. The rudder was Oissiled, so the captain cast ahchor and waitidtintil tuorning..when he weighed and saLial for Newport, steering ii his saiis Captain Aiken savit that, judging' from the way his vess4 rolled before she floated, he feels surf that as the rising of the tide allowed het to move more freely she must have gone tei pieces on the rnks if she had not been flailed off. Ile is warm in his praise of the life-saving crew and its captain, through whose prompt, decisive action and thortruh knowledge of the , shore he considers lae has saved his vessel, valued at .55500, and his outfit, worth $1600. . "MIKADO" IN A BARN. Opera Given in Leominster with Little Girls Only in the Cast. LEOMINSTER, Ilawguly 9.A thoronZWY :pique and decidedly original manner of nesentlneThe Mikado" was tbat of yeserday afternoon, which was witnessed by a 'Argo gathering representing Leominster's iociety. There were only girls in the cast. Fieveral months ago. Ebe1 Chute saw "The Mikado," and men aid there decided to present it here, so two months ago. having selected her cast of little ones. she set about drilling the youthful artists until they were quite proficient in the various ' points in the opera. Tee performance was given on the ground Poor of the large barn of George Carter. situated on West street. When the mammoth doors were thrown open there la as as large a proscenium as many a small theatre possesses. The large audience was seated upon the lawn under the shade trees and viewed the performance with much pleasure. Not a little of the Original "business" of the piece was done. while there were some rather startling innovations. The barn. or that part of it utilized as a stage. w as well decorated with Japahose emblems. The little ones were costumed in oriental garb. The hit was so pronounced and the demand so loud for a repetition that it will have to lie given again. Master Arthur Stearns of Brooklyn, who had seen the "Mikado" several times.and who is visiting in town, was secured to act as stage man-aver during the performance. Those assuming the several characters in see ranged from 8 to 12 years. The fol;ow-sig was the distribution of characters: Mikauo, Gracie Thurston ; Nanki-Poo, Josie ifiluto: Pooh-Bah, May Damon : Ko-Ko. F,thel Chute: Pisit-Tush, Helen Carter; Golo Anna Carter; Yuln-Vum. Gracie Peirce: Pitti-Sing, Genie Pierce Peep-Boo, Minnie Lincoln; Katisha, Amy AA'hittier. A TRICK By THE TRUNK JUCCLER. naggage-all aster Garland Meets a tilupertluity at the Trysting Place. NORTHBORO, Mass.. July 9.There was a little scene enacted down in a meadow last evening . just at twilight. which was wits Lewd by but three parties. It was very hoPreseive while it lasted. The dramatis persona t included a young lady of this town, a youth named Russell, who wields a PS,M.i-Pot and brush for his three meals. luaging and spending money, and Baggage' Master John Garland of the Old Colony , railroad, who was really the star actor in the drama. which was in one act, one scene. mahout change of properties. Ihe maniPulator of trunks has been Paying attention to the young lady for some lame and as be is on his train during the dasand has but few opportunities to visit this burg, the young painter thought to supplant his affections. to which the young lads offered vigorous objections. But the Young man continued his purring whenever an oneortunay presented itself. Last night the Youth, who was not anPresiated, was at the station when the last . 1train rMiae uP. lie looked to see if the 111.ivga;te master got off, hut he didn't see ins Then the unabashed painter began to I!acoSsnoltre until he espied the only laclY li the east, who was invited to accompanY tn in a saunter, which invitation. to hie tioni,enynistaeuserorsie, as readily accepted, and thered to a cool awl sequestered spot down in the meadow. lie The painter was not keen of vision. Had been be would have seen the mescular baggage-master jump from the train after it bud left the station, pass down the fax. tory road. Jinni a fence. pass the Isesfurl.'st thus reaching the trysting place fir The tie young lady and the paint-spreader were quietly sitting side by side. be whispering sweet nothings into her tympanum, rhea suddenly Joarand hove in sight- "Grest h hn Geavens, there's Garland !" ess i raimed the youth; and sub e enoursh. there a.," was- Tile new corner cut a Phrooli-win sash and allo'A ed his band to travel not gentls to and around the Adam's aPPle of the One who presumed to torture Is fair charmer with his presence. John was intending to PIOY his Dalt a ta Sullivan. but the Istrifled prisoner was so thoroughly Rear" Ind weakened so readi I y that his captor let Lim . go after giving him some well-seasoned advice, whieh was followed by a request from the painter to the effect that the boys Itsuldn't be told of the little scene ill the IThesandloF7;rcl reritlieesemilli itilri:itnalrat111:7,113o' this mornin. g- BY HIS OWN BOOT-STRAPS. How Aaron Beaman of Holbrook Claims He Can Lift Himself "Wan a Little Aid"His Perpetual Motion Machine. HoLBROOK. Mass., July 9. -of understand that you have nearly perfected a machine whereby perpetual motion is attained," remarked a GLOBE reporter recently at the house of a well-known resident of this town 'Would you mind telling me a little about it?" The person eddressed was Aaron Beaman of Holbrook, who lives on South Franklin streeta man who has excited a great deal of curissity by what Eeems to everv one but himself to las his chimera l idea that he can capture the most deeply-hidden secret laf nature, If she has such a mie, and make her do what she never has 'done yet. After some persuasion Mr. Beaman said that he a as willing to talk of himself and his inven- ton; and it will be seen that his "great discovery" has made the course of his life not a little interesting. "I tom willing to task with any one who shows an interest in machinery," he seaSan. 'I b Ave a machine, and I am sure that it is constructeit on principles different front any now known. I have not given my full time and attention to it: but if I had I would have ha L it done long before this. Wks far as myself is concerned, I was born in Northboro. Worcester county, in June, 1805; therefore I was 81 years of age in ;lune. I removed from there In 1826, and. with an exception of four years. have resided in this town. My wile died April 4, 18s3. Just after her death, my children got frightened and said I would spend my money for naught, end I was summoned to appear at Probate Court to be held at Middleboro on the last week in April, 1884, to show cause, if I had anY,whlt I should not be Placed under guardianship, as a person insane on the subject of perpetual motion. My son and daugliter, Augustus and Sarah 'Seaman, testified that I had spent a good deal of time and 8000 in money to build a water-power cusine, winch I expected woule produce twicethe power that would be required to carry the same, and that I talked of selling my real estate to raise money to coutinue my ta ork until I could find somebody to come to my assistance. which I acknowledge to be mainly correct. The judge then gave me permission to he heard. I told him that this opposition to perpetual motion arose from erroneous rules iaid down in natural Philosophy and taught to our children. until the whole community were led ast ay by them. For example, Quackenbos. in Ins natural philosophy, tells us that we can do more work wish a in chine in the same time than we c n do with our hands alone. He says machines merely aid power in its action; they cannot create power. The mightiest engine, .therefore, remains at rest until acted upon by some motive power, and, when thus aa led on, it cannot increase the Power in the least degree, but, on the other hand, diminisnes it more or less, at-cording. to the friction of its parts, and he illustrates in this way: Wf a man standing over a Pit Ion feet deep can in the space of a minute just oull to the top a tub sontaming 100 pounds of coal, no machine can enable him to raise a single pound more in the same time By using pulleys he may raise Goo, 800 or 1000 pounds at a time. but it will take him six, eight or ten times as long as before, and. therefore. in the saute time, he will do no more than with his handsalone, but less, on account of the friction of the pulleys; and, finally he saes. under no circumstances can there be a gain in units of work without a corresponding loss of time. or a gain in time without a corresponding loss of units of work. tience perpetual motion is impossible. And so I say it would he if this was correct, but it is not correct. as I can show with machinery in practical operation all around us. Two men with a derrick can do more work in less time than thirty can tio by hand." Mr. Beaman next described a train fit wheels and Pinions. such as clocks and watches contained. and said that a one-day clock had a snort train and a three-pound weight, which he couid raise with a limber brush by turning the escape wheels backwards. An eight-day clock, he said, has a longer train and seveispeund mend-in whieh the same brush will raise, and by cutting off one inch of the brush the second inch would be firm enough to wind nearly the longest clock made. "This is to show you," said Mr. Beaman.' -that as A-cry - little 'Power with ulnchinvrt will produce very much pawer. Quackenbos. in reconstructing his late edition of natural philosophy. tells us he Ilas corrected several errors that had unfortunately crept into works of this kind. and I claim the same right to correct those he has left in. I expect that when my machine is completed it will be powerful enough to take the place of a pair of horses on a horse railroad. saw wood and pump water, and to do general work. There has been a man from the patent office at Washington to see my machine. Esquire White asked me if I expected I could lat myself by my boot-straps, and I told hum there was no trouble in a man raising himself up by Pulling upon his boot-straps if he would use a little machinery. If be would take one pulley and hitch it up over an a:tie window, and put a rope over it long enough for both ends to reach the ground, he may hitéb one end to his boot straps, and by pulling on the other raise himself. In consequence of being deprived of the use of my property, and being desirous of seeing my plans consummated, I offer to g ,ve to any responsible party all the machinery that I have suitable to be used in the engine that I have commenced, together with a valuable rotary pump,with its hose and belting, provided he will finish it after the plans I have matured for the last five years; also the right to use the same free of royalty. And as to it being sure to work satisfactorily. it is as sure to work as it is sure that cite horse with machinery can move a building that tifty horses cannot move without machinery, as the principle is the same." On invitation, the reporter visited the room in an adjoining building, and the machine With its workings were exhibited. The machine, including a tank, occupies a space of about ten feet. A rotary pump is used to ' draw the water from a half-hogshead on the floor to a tank above the machine. The water flows from this tank out 11D011 an iron waterwheel, three feet in width, the pad dies being concave. Beneath are two similar wheels of the same diameter but one-half the width. These were assisted in their revolutions, not only by the water flowing from the upper wheel, but by small cogwheels. A hollow log was placed in close proximity to the pump extending from the tank and entering another hollow log which was termed a barrel, placed in a horizontal position. A small aperture directly under. in the centre, allowed the water to pass out into square cups on the rims or two small iron wheels. These he termed the escape wheels, which gaire a double power to his engine, The water thee passed into the half-hogshead, whence it was drawn. Thus the work of cue would feed the other, the water flowing from the tank on the one 'side working the pumps on the other. while the working of the escape wheels caused by the fall in the log and the pressure from the barrel would revolve a shafting, thus producing a continual perpetual motion. On the wall of the room he had a diagram of what he had proposed to do to perfect his work. "I first made these wheels." Mr. Beamnn said. -in the winter of 1869 and '70. Instead of aid, I have bad the whole community against me. It appears to me that our maker endows people with particular gilts. Franklin was made for the purpose of bottling lighting. Here I am squabbling along. but I still hope to obtain assistance. I have made all my own patterns and invented all my machines to make them with." (A number of which he exhibited to the reporter.) "People have been taught to fear friction. but I am not afraid of it. I can overcome it." As the writer was about to leave, Mr. Peaman called attention to his well-curb, by which a small child would se enabled to draw water, and by which fresh water could be had at all times direct from the well mid conducted to tenants in the fourth Story of a house if necessary. Mr. Beaman travels about within a circuit of eight miles repairing-clocks and watches at the residences of the owners. He also removes corns without cutting the flesh, 'drawing blood or producing pasta He lives alone in a portion of his own !muse, renting the remainder, and his wants are attended to by his Wu and daughter. Winthrop's Town Meeting, A special town meeting was held in Winthrop. last evening, ng n for the purpose of rais- i money need i ed n various departments and to discuss the erection of a new school building. The tirst article in the warrant called tor raising the sum of $600 to complete the work of grading Main street. and this immediately raised a tempest. At the April town meeting the sum of ti500 was appropriated to grade this street. This BUM bias been all laid out and nearly $500 taken from the highway department besides and expended on the street. Now the town is Threatened with a lawsuit op account of cutting down the street in front of two estates. A number of the citizens arraigned the present bard pretty severely for their action in this matter, and the motion by Selectman Irwin to raise this sum was voted down only two vossinct for it. The next question was to see if the town will provide a lock-up. This was indefinitely postponed. it being thought that no lock-up was needed. The next article was to see if the town would vow to erect a new school building. The committee appointed to look into the matter and report on the cost, locatiou, etc., were represented by P. Mae- Rowan. He submitted Plans for a buildinsz of either eight or four rooms, and reported ditlerent sites and the cost of The same. After this report was read the meeting adjourned to next 34(didaY evenda. THE BOSTON OUT ON THE NIGHT AIR Rang the Bell the Night Before the Fourth, For Which Summerers at Winthrop Will - Appear in Court Tomorrow. How They Outwitted the Sentinel in Front of the Church. It has been for years an undisputed right held by the young men of Winthrop and sometimes the old men to ring door. bells and otherwise enjoy themselves on the morning of the nation's birthday. In doing this they have frequently encountered obstaeles.but none so difficult as during' the Fourth just passed. The selectmen of the town, one of whom ts a deacon of the INIctliodise church, bad made up their minds that peatee and quietness should reign supreme on the night in question. and to lerther preserve the peace twenty-four special constables were sworn in to do duty in this little town. On a church. situated in that part of the town known as Great Head or Cottege Hill, has lately been placed a new bell, large in size.; and with a clear, sonorous tone, Be it known that "the boys," and by the term "boys" could he recognized citizens all of whom are on the shad 3t side of 25, and some on the shady side of 30, had sworn to ring that belt on the night of the Glorious Fourth. The trustees of tho church had heard of this ant-Ltieorge W. Moore. a large, trawny.museutar citizen, wile appointed to I guard the building through the long hours of the night. It was quite late, and George thought that the boys had given up their idea of ringing the bells.when,from the surrounding gloom, 1 a number of indistinct fig-ures emerged. As , they came nearer be recognized meny of them. and they, gathering aroend, began discussing the growth of the nation, sewerege for the beaches. and various other timely topics. The vigilent sentry kept his eye open. howe or. for treachery, and even refuse.. i to "go down the street a pleceto get a drink of beer." where. as one of the boys said, "We have got a whole case hid." 'Various methods were tried to intluee George to leave his post long enough for some of the crowd to sret into the building. but all these efforts were unavailing. They feared to carry the elaee by storm, as the guard was reported to be a walking arsenal of small arms. At last a bright idea occurred to some of the party. Two trusty messengers were sent for a ladder near by. and others continued the discussion with Mr. Moore. The ladder was quickly procured and brought through a back yard to the rear of the building. Agile memeers I f the party nimbly mounted te the roof of the church. and creeping along- the ridge-pole, reached the belfry In Ealetv. Here a new dithcultv was encountered, for it was found that everything had been guarded against. The tongue of the bell had been removed. For a inoment the vitt ackMg party were non-plussed. Then a thought struck one. and word was passed foe stones. These were tossed up from below and ensconced in a safe position inside of the belfry. and a rapid hammering with the stones was commenced on the long-sought-for bell. When the sound floated out from the tower and reached those anxiously awaitin g. below, and the others gathered in the immediate ieinity, a long, loud, lusty cheer arose on the still night air. The sound of the bell onickly died away and the victors Fenn scattered and faded into the surrounding gloom from which they had emerged, but ever and anon a cheer, whiciehorne on the gentle wind from afar,sounded more like an echo. was wafted to the solitary sentinel,w be. as he pared to and froaneditated on revenge. He had been outwitted. Revenge he is to have, it seems, for tomorrow morning five of "the boys." among whom is a councilmen of the city of Somerville, who is summering et Great Head, a member of that famous base' ball club. the Beacons, a prominent official of the Great Head Yacht Club and two other citiz.ens of the townthese five are all that Mr. Moore says he couidrecognize. the night being dark, and warrants were issued for them by Clerk Willard H. Allen in the East Boston District Court on Wednesday last. rhey will all appear in the aeove court tomorrow morning. before Judge Emmons, charged with maliciously injuring a certain church known as "The Pavilion," situated on Tewkesbury street. in said Winthrop. All the barges in teen have been chartered to carry the friends of the defendants to the island wards tomorrow morning. and not a few of the excursionists will be ladies. This little episode on the above night does not seem to be all that is charged to the younger population of the town. Certain persons are now collecting evidence which will lead to the arraignment of certain others of the citizens before Judge Emmons in the above court. It wilt be remembered that fifteen of the -boys of that plaee were recently before the East Boston court for malicious injury to a bandstand. and several of them were fined for the work. William Morgan was the prosecuting officer, and Selectman Samuel G. Irwin testified against the boys. On the Fourth of July night some one, Presumably "the boys' again, paid their respects to both of these gentlemen by throwing rotten eggs at their houses. Some windows were even broken at the captain's in an effort to bring him out to receive some of the eggs, for the crowd had been many weeks preiliarbig for this. and had laid In a store. The captain, however, let the storm rage about him, and mede no effort to go out to stop it. Not so. however,' with Mr. Morgan. He ventured out, but no sooner did he do so than eggs from all directions struck every part of his person. He persevered. however. and drove the crowd away. He says that they had placed a quantity of caner in an outhouse on his premises, and were going to burn it when he scared them away. He thinks that he recognized serve of them, and says he will prosecute them in due time. DEATH OF WAYWARD CORA PEARL The Famous Beauty Breathes Her Last In ParisBrief Sketch of Her Career. 1 PARIS. July 9.--Cora Pearl. the once famous demi-mondaine. is dead. Cora Pearl, according to her own story, was an Englishwoman, her name Emma Crouch, and the daughter of Professor F. N ichol Is Crouch of Baltimore, author of "Kathleen Mayourneen." by his first marriage with Lydia Pearson, an English actress. Emma left home suddenly when quite a young girl, ant: under circumstances that were never spoken of afterwards in the Crouch family. Iler Memoirs were regarded in the light of a blackmailing scheme, and it was reported at the time that site received $10000 from a noble French family fur the suppression Of one group of letters. She was a heauty of the sculpturesque type. She was fond of parading her exquisite form in a faultlessly-lining riding habit in the Bois de Bouiogne. At one tune she took it into her head to appear in public always with a little poodle-dog. dyed to match the costume she was wearing. But the police put a stop to this. when one day she caused the death of an unhappy little beast by coloi ing him with a poisonous dye. One of the most striking episodes in her career was her brief apparition on the Paris stage. As Cupid. in Offenbach's "Orphee flux Lnfers." her dress was of the scantiest. the draperies of pale pink crone de chine being scarcely more voluminous than the clasps and chains of diamonds with which they were fastened. But as she could not sing nor pronounce a dozen words of French correctly, she was roundly hissed, and after the twelfth performanee she was forced to retire. In her Memoirs a number. of well-known Frenchmen are described at length. among them Prince Plon-Plon, the Duo de Monty, the Prince of Orange. and others. She became most no-tomes in connection with the affair with young Duval. the son of the famous Parisian restaurant proprietor. who attetnpted to commit suicide pn her account alter wending a fortune with her. Cloucester Fish Market. GLOUCESTER, July 9.The prices in the fish market are as follows:. Georges cod, 63 per quintal for new and $2 50 for old : brnall Georges. 62 50; bank. $2 3712 for old and $2 75 for new; dry cured do., $3; shores. $2 75 per quintal; cusk, $2.50; haddock and hake,$160; po1lock.$18112 ;slack salted pollock. $250; boneless and prepared fish. 312 to 412 cents per pound for hake, hat dock and cask. and 414 to 6 cents for codfish as to style and quality; buloked halibut, 6 to 8 cents per pound; smoked 83111101415 cents per pound; medium herring, 17 cents per box; large medium. 14 cents; No. 1, 13 cents: alewives, 4110 - per hundred; new stnoked mackerel, 8 cents per pound ; fresh halibut, 514 and 314 cents per pound for whits and gray. Nova Scotia large split herring., $425 per b.trrel; medium, 3; Labrador. 64; round shore, t2 60. T rout. 12 per barrel; pickled codfish, $4; haddock. $3 60 : halibut heads, $3; tongues. 5; sounds. $12; tongues and sounds. $8: alewives, $3. salmon, 612; tins. $O; No. 1 shad. $11; swordfish, $6; mackerel. old 3's, $450; No. 2's, $5 and 6660 per barrel t new large No. 3'15 SO The old stock of mackerel is being cleaned out and the market is not DAILY GLOBE-FRIDAY, JULY being replenished with the new. Over 1010 barrels of obi ina,kerel have been sod during the past foriyeight hours. Pure medicine oil is quoted at 05 cents per gallon ; crude do., 50 cents; blacktisir oil, 52 cents; cod oil. 37 ck!nts; pogie. 80 cents per gallon. Livers. 35 cents per bucket; tish scrap. per ton; fish skins, 68; fish waste, $3; halibut guano. $3. COURT RECORD. - Stevens' Casa Again Con-inuect. The case of Henry Stevens. who is ' charged with committing a murderous assault on Margaret Reardon at 6 Kenna place. was again called in the Municipal Court this morning.. before Judge Curtis. and at the reluest of the government vvas again continued. this time until July 15, owls remaining st $500 The condition of the injured woman is still precarious. and the continuance evas aqked until the result 'of the assau:t can be known. Municipal Ceurt. In the Mnnicipal Court this morning, before Judge Curtis,Joaquin Farader. charged with unlawfully sellingintoxicating liquors at Long Island, was held in $500 until July 14. William Eagan, charged with making threats to do bodily harm to Mary Welch, was discharged, Philip Levi, a common vagrant, was sent to the one of induqtrv for six months. raid McCarthy, for baying in his 'fossession an unlawful coal measure. was tined 810 and costs. James F. Goggin, for assault and battery on Henry L Newhall. IN,'as tined one cent and costs, satisfaction having been acknowledged. George A. Newton, charged with threataning bodily harm to Charlotte E. Newton, was held in 200 until July 10. Thomas Kelley. a common vagabond. went to the house of industry for four months. Daniel Coehrane, for assault and battery on Max Livingston, was masted. Thomas Green, common vagrant, was sent to the house of industry tor four months. Elenry AL Robtins, charged with cruelty to a horse. was held in $100 until July 13. Maggie Sherman. for a third drunk. was sent to the house cf industry for six months. Ann Donahoe, a v grant, VI as sent to the bons oi intititry for six mouths. Florence Fryer, for the larceny of a pair of shoes valued at $3, the property of Harriet L. Estey of Lowell, was lined $10 and costs. Feter Sheridan, charged with being an idle and disolderly character. was held in $300 until dilly 15. Thomas McAutilT, for having in his possession an unlawful coal measure, was probated. James Flemming, for assault and battery on William Donnelly. was sent to the house of industry tor three months. Jeremiah Shinkinan, for asstiult and batterY on Simon Shepora, was tined $10 and costs. John J. Sullivan, for assault and battery on Joseph Boyer. was held in $100 until. July 10. Minnie' Warren, alias Minnie MeIsaacs. charged with being a common night-walker, was held in $200 until July 10. Charles Looney, for assault and battery on Henry it. Milliken, by biting his nose, was tined $50 and costs. William Cum mings and William John. son, charged with the larceny of spoons valued at $1, the property of some unknown person, were held in $100 each for their appearance July 10. Margaret Sullivan, charged with embezzling I hirty-ti ve cents from Mary Hallissey, was fined $5 and costs. Patrick O'Rourke, charged with maintaining a liquor nuisance at 185 Charles street. was held in snoo until July la. Otis F. Cobb, charged with the larceny of a watch valued at $70. the property of Michael Manning, was discharged. Court Notes. Judge Colt. in tha United States Circuit Court, today ordered a decree for the complainant in the suit of Henry A. Church vs. Do liver S. Spaulding, for an infringement of the plaintiff's patent in ornamental roller chairs, No. 230,745, dated August 30, 1880. The suit of Joseph F. Baldwin vs. Tilly Haynes. proprietor of the United States Hotel. for an alleged infringement of the plaintiff's patent in mangles. No. 253,861. dated February 14, 1882, has been disunssed. A like decision has been given in the action of George Frost et al. vs. Sanford Chase, for an infringement of the pla:ntiff's patent in su8penders:No.141,92u. dated August 19, 1873. granted to Beniamin J. Greely and assigned to the plaintiff. The decree of Judge Nelsen has been affirmed by the Circuit Court, in the case of the United States vs. the Lawrence distillery. This was an information for seizure of the distillery and contents for violation of the revenue laws. The court exempts from seizure the personal property claimed by Stow ell and Berrington, which was the only point at issue. HOLLISTON. The shipment of boots and shoes for the week ending July 9 was 296 cases. J. H. Gouldsboro, the Adams Express agent. has leased the p lace of the late'W. E. Bemis on Prospect street.. Estv Saner has entered the employ of George E. Partridge. New Hampshire State Prison. CONCORD, July 9.Warden Dodge of the state prison, in his annual report, gives the number of inmates at the institution May 1 as 132, against 127 in 1885. The expenses of the prison were 820,293 68. and the earnings, $17.6.52 95, leaving a deficit of $2646 73. The expenses included $2571 SO for food. 1253 45 for clothing and bedding, S11,320 85 for salaries and 4774 16 for other expenses. The amount received from the lahorof pilsoners under contract was $16,937 O. and the daily cost of each inmate, after deducting earnings, was 8.01 cents. Two prisoners, both colored men from outside the Otate. died during the year. Passengers by the Spartan. Passengers per Spartan frean Philadelphia today: H. B. Snyder. B. R. Thomas, R. R. Thomas, Miss Thomas. A. Anderson, Mrs. G. Sehoyer. Miss H. Sehoyer, Miss, L. Schoyer. Mr. Cleaves. Miss Cleaves. Harry H. Sawyer, Miss Addle Bolander. Helen .J. Lippincott. Jasper W. Kline, Lewis T. Lyne, .J. T. Wadleigh, H. 3. Wadleigh, Charles Brown, J. Collins. Miss Shapleigh. Miss Mary Brewer, R. F. Brewer, Lewis E. Levy. H. C. Dalsemer. S. Dalsemer. G. B. Painter aud wife. Alfred Lee,' r., Charles C. Knight. F. B. Schell. Jr.. ,John Dunlap. A Boon to Pleasure Seekers. The Portland Steam Packet 'Company will run ocean excursions to Old Orchard Beach and Casco bay every Saturday even-mg, giving opnortunity for an invigorating ocean trip and an idyllic StindaY s rest at either of the above-named unrivalled resorts. The return steamer will leave Portland at 8 p. in. Sunday. Fare for the round trip only $2. FINANCIAL THE BOSTON STOCK MARKET. ..... Bostn Stock Excha SALES EkOM Norms. 11200 LE& ES7s.113 $1(lPoct rdexCeti1s 4038 $8000 do 4. 37 212 do.bd scp 363,i )830 37 6212 do 367A8 10000 Ore Short Line b 104171 RAIL ROA rm. 4 At.TaSe 8912 50 do 8914 109 do 898s 7 5-10 do.2d b1ks13712 SALES r.11,01,1 BONDS. 1260 ( al South scrip. 35 glom) MexCen4S 37 B69712 tio.bd sop. 363,4, 12000 Ore Short Line es-106 iseitrto4n 60 At.T et 8 F 891,4 is do 893 s 250 do..... 891s 100 do...b10 8p1,. 10 do. . 8T-14i Cliic.b.1(0134;s 5 do 11438 X3 do.... ., 13414 8 do 11412 40 Conn Eiv.1821i2 30 Chi.3AN0 77 10 Carnbridde11014, 60 Lavern 7712 SALES E1t0.11 sow DS. 12000 51.11410nel; 1923 99 12000 illexCenes :i7 IiO47 do.bd son 304 1126 do 367s asiLitosne 390 89res 13 do 89e4, 50 do 891ys SALES k LOW tiOtt DS 1111 000 ConVer51. DO void) C.b&N bs 103 15000 Cal South 3613 82000 EC,Spring it Meinult. I 0914 12000 Union P63110 1110 il1I Cen bond scrip 36st8 1710 do 5676 11243 do 37 eamanena 307 ALT&S F. 3014 :in do . .... . 8944, 200 do... .. . 26 At & Pate 74. Cambridire110 nee July 9,, 10 TO 10.M RAIAMAMI. 16 Cid.lieeNo 77 800 NY.1cN Eng 4214 Jot) ost. .b10... 4214 800 do... ..... 42178 400 do 10 1011.W&B 68 14i8186 008. 100 Allouez. 218 LANT) (108- 60 Amplowal 612 I8CELL IttIIS. 44 AM Bell T197 10.30 TO 12. RA TLRO ATM 4 Intehburg1'2734. 20 51.11,1rOnt. 35 106 1,4 T61.141Eng 42 60 do 421, 450 do .. .. 4214 100 do 1)3- 4214 100 do 1)5... 4214 SOO do 4214 400 do 50 Union Pas 561,a C6 do 561,,s 150 do 5 0 3 LAND COL 200 Boa Wat P 125 do 41,a 4c0 do aincti..1.ante0Ttl. 90 Am hall T19111,. 26 run Pal C16512- E? TO 1.30. r A ILROADAI. 1 Mos it Lew125 4 Chm.l3at(1.13412 100 kattorn 1112 Sc) 1.0-441.114. 301,1 7, 0 NYANEnw 4214 15 do...oret.-1JO 10 Or Snort 3014 IIISCELLAN MOT'S. 10 Ant bail i1in1 1.30 TO 3. Eastern.- 71 40 do..... 711a 10 do 114 40 31.1-14Ont 3612 300 410 ab otrono'n108 250 NVINEniz 200 411a ' 100 no 41 IN110100S. 150 A touez 2112 111110:1CLL A P. E, Am Boll Ti 0314 10 106 do 9114 16 do 101 100 loarik-ngl 37 9, 1886 Bond slog Stock Prices et 2.NO P. M STOCKS. IAA I tRoADS. Bid. Ask011. 1ft4. Asked. Poston TA. 71.ta 738 Ca) South. tilla 10 Ilos W P 3 va 4 ICamblre 11110 Ma verlek.. 112 134 Ch. B &Q 134:12 1345e BONDS. S Az CI J 412 1512 Met' 1 sts..127 - Eastern , 7712 1712 A teh - Fiteltburo'.127 128 At&Pan 1441,2 85 & P Mar. 19151 A A, Pine- 2113 23 On oret., ,--' 94 B & M N 6s109 - C, So - 58 do extn't122 - I R 3812 391,i & M N sts - 104 Mar. H t 0 35 3514 C. 11 7s134 - Metroo EL.107 - 110 C.11& Q 4s 9419 - I Met( Con 634 1921... .10,0 100121N V & N E 42 4214 De" ex.. on 100 do oret 129 131 R.C.8&A16410312 110 tOld Polony108 10812 LEL& FS7s - 118 !ItutPd pry. 3014 30n,4 exCen 7s 40 40112 Union Pae. ti6 19 Ovine.... 8 814 Wts Cert.- 1812 19 co doh tOs CO C5 I AIMING STOCKS. N N 1:702Q12 129 212 212 NV&NE6s11734 - I Atlantic 612 - do 110 11012 & bee 214 210 P&Alisl7s127 .129 lEr.tn knit 812 9 tots 7s.104 105 Osceola 11 13 o Pae Cs. 11612 Quincy 44 PsIt4s - 118 TiCi.E.DHON IC STOCKS. RAILROADS. ArrierDOIL ID? 19712 A. & Str. A9 ifs fIDnia yi 10 27 2712 At & Poe.. 7 734 51 extean 11s 1 Poe &Atn..195 1911 iNew Ented 37 3734 B&Lown11.12412 125 !Tropical.- 75e 1 Pos & 109121 stiscluts-Nikors. & Prov.. - 194 'Put PalCar130 13012 -- 13.ton Mining Exchange July SALES AT ItEG IA AR CALL. IllAILROAM 11.111O101 00A. . 02 ALT Sr 8 F 8918 , zno Emnire , 8C .il do....s10.. 893,8 100 Irrnnklin f) 10 Astern.- 78 10 Osceola 1114 ZO Nystis tr.ng 42I4 100 Seettrity 20e IA 1141-N0 00s. 200 Stormont 121c 100 Alloues... 214 1.A.140 00s b0 Atlantic.- 61,4 100 Boa Wat P 414' 200 Arnold.... 25c 60 blaverica. 1143 500 Bowmaa..1212c 100 do 134 100 Breece.... 17e AlliC1CLLANE01:1S. SOO Catalpa-. 26e 200 14r1001WICV. 400 Crescent.. toe 1Serth Co. be 400 Domain-. 27e . cLotliNG PgICIES. I id. Asked. I no. Mice& Arnold. 2212 30 ' Pnwore.... 5 7 Allooss..... 200 2 25 Securitv. ' . 20 - bine-Wiwi 25 40. South Sids 8 lb BOliatIM.. 60 75, Stormont.. 11 14 Bowman... 12 13 Tinsel' re.. 0 00 7 60 Brecce.... 10 18! Bruns Ftn 9 11 Bijou Con, 218 4! T.0 kit L. 1212 2 0 Catalpa 24 26 NE Wa let 10 lb Crescent.. 8 9 t Stand W11 10 1.1, Cust........ 00 021!iKeusittgrn . bui0O11.... 20 271;21 Chair.... - 20 ttro4 States Bowie. The following quotations for United States bonds giyetbe closing bidding prices yesterday afternoon and the opening prices this morning: Bid Bid ; Bid Bid July 8. July 9.1 July 8. Juiv 9. rsnil 107,8 11:S49.reg..1256 1257x 8412s,rg.11148 IllsiltS4x.reg..i.f.578 1257s CS412sco1 1112 1 i13,41Cures,'95-1.z.6 NEW IC 0 RH STOC I 31NRIEEM Early Cogan, from Wall Street. In their early letter this morning, Messrs. Cbrk, Ward Co. say: The brokers agreed on one point last evening at least,and tint was that the market lacked the snap of the day before, but some thought that the high temperature had something to do syith the lessetted operations. and that the prospects for many reasons favored higher 'Prices today. The bulls claim that the granger stocks. particularly Northwestern and St. Paul, are considerably oversold on the crop damages, and many good houses believe that St. Panl, if it, reacts a little more, is a big purchase. , it is calculated that out of the whole 300,000 shares of corn mon stork the ffiort interest in it iseasilvtIo,o00, which may make it sale to buy on any further raiding. Good houses say that they regard it as absolutely safe. Lavenburg continues a bull on Northwestern. The strength of this stock has been proven by the fact that the market has absorbed fully 20,000 of long stock lately sold out on the cron scare. The friends of the granger roads think the revival of the old pool in Chicago yesterday will pave the .way for a new agreement . which will finally bring in the Chleago, Burlington & Quincy and the Northwest roads. Ale elallaudet. the banker. said last ni,:lat that this was his information, and it came from a high and responsible source. Lavenburg was a prominent buyer of New York & New England stock yesterday. Both Gould and Sage have. it is slated, been buyers of this stock recently. There is said to be a strong combination in the latter. and the .road is doing very well. There is a decidedly better feeling on Union Pacific beeause the House committee has agreed that the debt extension bill shall be considered and passed ripen at the present congressional session. The proposition is well supported by everybody but Wail street bears. incleding Scott and Cammack, The Huntington, Shaw. Seligman people are builing Pacific Mail, and it is believed that there are three or four points on this stock to buy. and that although ofiicials will not say that the Transeontinental agreement has been reestablished. it is as good as agreed upon, and will be announced after Congress adjourns. Insiders in Jersey Central declare that it is good for 80 this year. There is likewise a stronger feeling in Erie, in consequence of greater harmony on East-bound prices. The bankers' and Merchants' telegraph suit against Western Union will end today, and the damages awarded will be Quotations at I I O'Clock NEW YORK. July 9-11.15 a. in.At this hour stocks are quoted as follows: Alton A, Terre 11 !. 33 AtInn St Louis 2014 uopreterred 83 do preferred.... 441,'i Atihntic 6: Pacific 714 Mobile dc 15L2 Canada Pacific 8714 Morris X Essex...AC! Canada, Southern 4414 Nashville X Chat. 57 Central Iowa 15 New Jersey Cent'l 5574 Central Pacific. . 4214 N Y. Chic ..tz St L.. 834 Chicago X Alton 14212 do preferred. 2034 (to ureferred 150 N Y New Engi'd Cll, St I, X Pitts 13 NY. Soso West.. 05ts do preferred 30 do preferred 1934 C, C. C X 412 Nort West pref. 3712 Chic X Northw'u 11234 Northern Pacific.. 2714 do preterred 139 Is orth'n Pee prat.- 6954 Deiaw'e &.iititi8011 9812' Ontario Wesre., 194 DeLLack 6tWest'til9 'Oregon Improve.. 20 Denver v 275a Oregon Nay.. 107 78 Last Tennessee 512 Oregon Transcon.. 3334 do p .referred 14 Pacific Mail 58113 Erie..... .. . .... 295s Peoria. DX Evans 2234 Erie preiorred.... 8914 1Reading 24. Illinoiseentral....138 Dany;e150 Ind. Bloom x W.. 17 Richmond W Pt 3214 Lake E X, Wesen.. 914 1Rock Island 12512 Lake Shore ...... 54 St Louis Ai S Fsco 2412 Long Island.. 97121 do let preferred.111 Louisv'e X Nastiv. 4112 do 2d preferred. 4912 Metnphis Chlon 37 St Paul, M 31 11512 Wtr000liran E!...197 St Paul& Omaha 4612 ilw'kee X St P 9212 Union Pacific. 564a do pref erred....122 'Western Union CO ya Tex 31181 Lirns and Downs of Wall Street. , Nvw 'Vona. July 9-1.30 p. rn.Money 212 per cent. Foreign exchange heavy; the posted rates are 4.8 7 12 (i.1 9. Government bonds firm: currency 68, 126 bid: 4s, tons, 126 bid: 412s, do.. 111'1i. bid. I he stock market opened quiet. but firm. and fractionally higher than last night's figures. Pacific Mail was the strong feature of the first half-hour, advancing 112 per cent. on reports that the difference between it and the Pacific railroads would soon he settled. At the time of writing the market is firmer. and on the recovery. Following are the 1 o'clock quotations: Western union..!, 67 !Lake Shore S412 ;New Xork Centra110512 Louisv'e Nasty, 4 tam New .lerseY Cenel 55',s Northwestern 113 Illinois Central ...13941Northw'n met 13958 Northern Pacific. 2710; Pacific ..... 5034 North'n Pae vret.. ti01s, Heading 2444 Central Pacific.... 4214 Omaha 4614 Union Pagitie...... bill4 Omaha preferred-1Di Texas Pacific. 10u St Paul. 921s Delaw's& liudson 9812; C114C. Bur a' 42... -134 Del. Lae & West'ar2.9 i P. D ,t Evansville. '2214 brie 29 ! Manitoba 11534 Erie preferred.... 691 vtoregonNavigation1083, Mo. Kansas .1 Tex 311,4loregou krausdou 3278 Mining Qt1Orntionn.- !CR-Sy YOak. July 8.Following are to, day's closing prices for mininc stocks: Bid. Asked. Lid. Asked. Bulwor 1 101 Navalo..... Cen 10. ontarlo....29 00 Chrysolite. 50 I Plymouth-14 50 loi'do Con. 2 75 2 80 t.luieks'ver. 5 00 Deadwood. 2 45 2 SO I do nref...22 on EurekaCon 2 50 3 Ratioah'k.. 11 Fa De Sinet 08 1 30 Savage 3 30 3 75 flornSilver 2 80 3 00 Sierra Nev Honiestake20 50 Standard Iron Silver 1 95 stormontLeadv Con. 29 .1Sutro 'Plat 11 .12 LittleChieE i ll'aylorPlus 10 Little Pitts 30 Union Con. 50 , DOMESTIC MARKETS. -- New York Produce Market. NEw Yong. July 0. Flour dull and unchanged: fine. 12 imii2 60; superfine. 12 30;d3 (SO: extra No 2, 62 75,413 35. Wheat. No I red State. 920 P4c; No i uo. Plc; No2 red winter. for August. 8712c bid; do eeptember, 8612c. Corn. No V mixed, cash. 401,2c; do for August. 461sc; do September. 47e bid. Oats. No 1 white State, 45446c; No 2 do. 41e; No 2. mixed. for Augusi. 34c. Lve gull; Canada, 691,20. Barley nominal. Pork -dull; $11 6212Al2 for new mess. Lard, B6 60 for August; 66 '.7-0 for September. Moles. see firm at IPc tor UP test. 'Turpentine quiet at 34c. Rosin dull; strained to good, Bi(ifrt 05. Freights dull and utichanged; grain to Liverpool, 40. Butter dull; Western creamery. 14-'&1712c. Eggs dull. State, 14.01414,c; Western. 13013144c. Sugar steady; refined cut loaf, 6584634c; granulated, 6140. Coffee dull; fair cargoes, fil:nc. Tallow auti peiroleum dull. Chicroirts Domestic Me.tretb CRICA00...11117 8Onen Mg.. Wheat, August, 785,8e; September, 80e: October, 8114e. t,orst. August, :;;34c; September, 81451att: Oetooe, :195gc. Oats, August, .L73.0: September. til. Pork. August, 1,1 5214,; Seatenther,S 186. Lard. August, ;id tu: September. Vti by. Suits. August. litt 00; September, Loveroodd Cotton Market, ttvegront., July O. Snot cotton firm: middling uplands, 6 6-Ind; fio Orleans. 632,1. Sales. 12,000 bales. Futures brut; July, 6,18d; July and August. 6.18d. New York Cotton Market. NEw Yontr, July 0.Snot Cotten steady; middling unbinds. ote. Futures steady: August subt at 9.6u4OP.61c; September, 9.670.66g) 9.65. ' 'Sales advertised f Tits Daily or 41sair Auction day Globs breho lois of good buyer& - EIGHT PAGES. MOTHER AND SON. A Wild Race on a LoComotive for Life or Death. Flying on the Wilms ef the lila(' with a Mother's Life in Danger. A Hairbreadth Escape Another Peril Barely Averted. San Francisco Alta. Six years ago the 'Frisco line engaged as a peanut boy a chubby-cheeked lad named Clay Crouse. whose ready wit and willing banda soon won him all hearts and rapid promotion. In five years be was the proud master of an engine, and developed a "knack" of handling extra long freight trains. Other engineers pulling the same number of cars on the same track 'would meet with all manner of mishaps but "Old Cash," as every one called him, never made a break. One day the company bought an enormous engine of a new pattern, installing the boy engineer thereon, and began the special transportation of live stacks in longer trains and faster runs than before known in railroad history. Other railroads availed themselves of the big engine and soon "The Thunderbolt" ran into Texas, Kansas. Missouri and Arkansas as occasion demanded. Wherever it had once been. people always knew when it was codling aga.in by a peculiar whistle, which its master had invented to resemble a mixture of maniac scream and coyote howl. Strangely enough the chubby-cheeked engin-er began to grow in proportion to Ilie size of his engine. By and by he tipped 218 pounds of flesh, solid and hard as iron. Whenever that peculiar whistle blows people dock to the doors and windows to wave to the engineer who keeps everybody laughing at his fenny remarks. The mother of this champion whistler is Mrs. Fanny Crouse, who runs a country post oilice on her farm ten miles west of Oswego. Kan. She is now nearly 70 years of age. but, her wonderful energy. coal-ilack eyes and hair give her the appearance of 50. Between Mother and Soo exists a devotion which excites much admiration and pleasant chaffing by her friends. As her big baby cannot often visit her she frequently drives into town to see ! hint during his twenty minutes at the do-pot. At such times she always brings him a lunch. and he always goes without , dinner to talk to her. devoting his attention afterward on the engine to "mother's farm fodder." Perhaps theysit , on the shady side of the depot, or if the day is cold Clay closes all the windows and lifts his mother up into the "Thunderboit's pars Ion" The railroad boys wink as they pass and whistle "Pull Down the Blinds," but little cares the son who sees his big arm around "de mutter." After a tecent visit the pair had a strange experience. They Darted in great good humor. the son saying, "Well. Fanny, I've ! been leaching my best girl how to drive a nail. and as I'll get forty hours of from Saturday noon I will bring her out on Sunday and we'll build a conservatory onto your chicken house." He went on duty on time, she after her horse to return home. the wind sines morning had increased to a terrific gale, sweeping the open prairie with ia force that lifted people off their feet in a way known only to Kansas zephyrs on a rampage. Her friends tried to keep her in town overnight. but they might almost as well have asked the wind to stop blowing as to try to keep the courageous old lady from her domestic and government duties. The hired man would be sure to neglect her hundred little chickens: the Western mail was due early next morning. Topsy was like her namesake, "so shirtless," and would be sure to leave the clothes hang out all night and whip to pieces. So Mrs. Crouse tied on a heavy hood and veil and started homeward across the lonely prairies. In the meanwhile the engineer had been detained considerably beyond his time at the depot, and coating on a down grade about three miles from town saw a Missouri Pacific train crossing his own track ahead. and about half a mile away on the wagon road that also crossed his own line a horse and buggy that he at once recognized as his mother's. Ile Gave the Famous 'Whistle more for a salute than a warning, as she knew the crossing perfectly. To his our. prise there was no hanokerchief waved as usual in return. and the buggy came right along. He whistled again, but the old horse continued his jog trot toward the crossing. The next whistle was loud, but it, too remained unheeded. and then the engineer knew that the furious wind was carrying all sounds away from her back to him, and that his own mother was rapidly nearing a dreadful death under his own engine. He was nulling thirty-three cars of Texas cattle. and it was impossible to stop in time ! that long tralin running at extra speed to cover deteption. But one thing could save herthat was to beat her to the crossing. Yet to attempt it with such a load would no madness. There remained one chance, and the engineer took it. Out over the engine be crawled. and at the risk of his own life uncoupled the cars, so his engine might be unincumbered for its work. Then began the terrible race. Every nerve of man and machine was at highest tension. On tore the "Thunderbolt." and Clay could see old Dobbin stop and throw up his bead, and the mother urging her beast forward. Not a word was spoken on the engine. The raging winds gave long-drawn shrieks that seemed to cut themselves short in demon-like laughter or moans full of melancholy that died away in that serpent-like hiss that has made the heart stand still in everyikody who knows the wind of which is born a prairie cyclone. Instantly they would revive in mocking screams to chill the marrow of one's bones, so full these winds of fiendish glee. The engineer stood at his post, motionless and colorless as a statue, while the locomotive trembled, throbbing thunder from its great heart, and seemed to fairly bound in long jumps over the track, as though it knew what meant The Pressure of Its Master's Hand.. Those minutes seemed a year of agony. in which the old nag came tranquilly on, and the iron horse gave a snort of human-like intelligence, nobly doing its duty as jt ran upon the crossing, with the tireman's cap waving out of the window, just five feet in front of old Dobbin's nose. ' The son saved his motherperhaps to see him killed, for now arose a new danger. So near the crossing that there was no chance to recouple. came another grade, longer. steeper than the previous one. The ears released trom control were liable to acquire such speed they would jump the track, causing general wreck, or by their superior weight to outrun and crush the engine into splinters. All this broke at once upon the mother. Immediately the train tied by. She drove to the hilltop, and in greater agony than she had ever known watched her son's race for life. Sometimes an engineer has option of death for himself or destruCtion for others, hut in this ' case safety for his pursuing train depended on safety for himself. Away they went! The eitine seemed. in some mysterious manner, to grasp the situation and become endowed with knowledge of its own danger. as though it had spoken with the soul of that silent man whose hand it held. It shook all over. and at times seemed to fairly lift itself into the air. On flew the engine! On flew the pursuing, headless train as if determined on revenge for lost prey. but in this race the Thuuderholt is alive. breathing knowledge of a mind's mastery over material. Shriei . kinds. it ye will. unheeded, for when the long hill has slipped away. as a tale that is told. the Thunoerholt speeds over a level stretch, up another hill and rests. while the train gradually slackens of its own inertia, lags along to the foothill and stops, humbly waiting for the Thunderbolt to come back and pull it over. From a watching mother's heart goes up A 'Prayer of Thankfulnesto In describing that race the fireman said: "When Clay Crouse is dead and laid out. his face won't be whiter than it was when he saw that woman going so steady down to the crossing ahead of us. Ile just s!gned to me to stand by the coal and scarcely seemed to move after that. Once I touched his hand, and good Lord, it was like ice! I didn't kuow Until we made it that 'twas his mother or I recoil I'd i bon so broke up I couldn't do nothin'. for all the boys thinks a hoar) of that old lady. aild don't you forget it. 'bout twice a week. regular. she copies to town with a jug of milk an' bag of doughnuts. mince pie or roast chicken. and many's the wet night, way out on the plains. we've ber lunch. Well, I tell ye. I never thought we'd make it, and I was just as sure we'd Hit that buggy otr cboleld' ed ss her while eating the track as I am of seeing heaven, and by Gd, when we ran in ahead of her, I yeiled like a Comanche. " 'Old Cash.' be never looked toward her. or I reckon he'd broke down. He never spoke a durn word the whole run of forty miles into Neodesha. lie' s mighty prom' of his engine, and mostly hangs round to see things wade shinin',but that day he run off like he hated it, and I'm blamed of I don't think he was cryiog. Be was all nervous and done up for two or three days. and I didn't feel Pretty much like a camomeeting EDWARD C. GRAN FINALE ENTIRE STOCK OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE! , To oiose our stook of Bummer Goods immediately, we shall, for the next ten day; offer Unpreoep dented Bargains in eveary department, as follows I CASSIMERE SUITS, TEN DOLLARS! As most extraordinary value we offer One Thousand Fine Cassimere Suits, Snits that we have keret& fore gold for $12, $15, $18 and S20, Suits that are made and trimmed in the best manner, Coate cut Sack or Four-Button Cutaway Frock, the lot inclading the choicest patterns produced this Spring by Sawyer, Harris, Putnam, Calumet and other well-known mill& We offer the entire assortment at ' TEN DOLLARS ! . When WE Bay Ten Dollar Suits, people know what is meant- Call and Bee this lot. SEERSUCKER COATS AND VESTS,- $2.504 $2.50, $2.50, At the above price we shall sell 500 Seersucker Coats and Vests, the lot including all the mosi popular Checks, Plaids and Stripes, in all shades, hitherto sold at $4.00. We make this price to closa Think of it! $250 for a Uoat and Vest I $1.50 for Coat, $1.00 for Vest. E C. ALMY & Co., 622 WASHINGTON SI, CORNER OF ESSE)c, myself. You bet your lastlife I don't want to go into another race like that, and to this day you can never get Clay to talk about it." Mrs. Crouse says she heard one whistle. but knowing it was bemplid her son's time to pass, that no other tram was due for some hours on his track. and deceived by the wind. supposing the signal came from the Missouri Pacific in front, instead of her son's unexpected train behind her. The thick veil and hood had aided deception, and no knowledge of danger dawned until the engine dashed before her on the crossing. The next meeting of mother and son can be best left to iniagination, but the moral of the true tale is, "Look out for the crossing." P. S.The chicken house was duly repaired. CLOUCESTER The following fishing vessels were enrolled and under license in the district of Gloucester July 1: Vessels under 20 tons, 54; tonnage. 609.35. Vessels over 20 tons, 384; tonnage, 26,448.71. - Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Mann of the Cape Ann Breeze are taking in the Massachusetts Press Association today. The yacht regatta which is to take place July 17. promises to be the most important event among the New England yachtsmen this season. The Forbes prizes for which they are to contend are a miniature silver yacht. a most elegant affair, valued at 3300. and a silver cup valued at $50. There will be two rlases, 20 to 26 feet end under 20 feet water line. The race is open to all corners, and the Boston flyers will participate. Tile following yachts are entered in the yacht race Saturday, July 10. at Rockport, for the championship pennants: Black Cloud, Kittiwake, Tyrant, Sliver Cloud, White Wings, Spark, Lochiel. Gassacus, Ilestia Alpine, Petrel, Lorluel and Loth& The tish receipts at this port for the week ending July 9, are reported as follows: Codfish, Halibut, Fares. Grounds. pounds. pounds. 49 Georges 1 427,000 53.050 5 Shore 113.000 6 Grand Banks 130,000 1'21,6;56 3 Cape shore 100.000 , 63 1,770.000 174.050 Shore mackerel. twelve barrels: hake. 24,000 Pounds; cusk. 13.000 pounds: not-lock. 2000 pounds; liersing. 10,000 boxes. During the corresponding period last year the receipts were 3716 barrels of mackerel, 22.000 boxes of smoked herring, 3000 poultds of cusk, 18.000 pounds of bake, 154.3e0 pounds of halibut, 1,226.000 pounds or codfish. The Board of AFsessors have completed the valuation. Real estate. 88.368,900: personal estate, $4.161.400: total. $12.530.- 300: number of polls, 5538. The polls show an increase of 342 over last year and 1007 over 1884. The total valuation shows a decrease from last year of 842,105. The real estate has increased in value $44.650, and the personal property decreased $86,755. Wards 1. 3, 6 and 7 show an increase in real estate of $2100, 836.200. $24,500 and $7600 rwrectively. In Wards 2. 4, 5 and 8 the .decrease in real estate is $21.000, $2400, $12.750 and $7990 respeclidvely. Wards 3. 6 and 8 show an increase in Value of personal estate, as follows: $44,585. 85180 and $3090 respectively. while Wards 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 show a decrease as follows: $60,830, 825. 861,355. $14,300 and $2240 respectively. Ward 3 shows an increase in the total valuation of 680,785: Ward 6, $29,620: Ward 7.65360.- The non-resident valuation shows an increase of 839.350. The amount of city appropriation is $215.- 600, an increase over last year of $17.715. The county tax is $13,401 37, an increase of $2.171 31: State tax, $10.320, an increase of 81950: amount of overlay, $4940 47, against $8349 30 last year. The , total amount to be raised by taxation is 8244,262 34, sn increase over last year of $18, I 96 23. The amount of the roll-tax is $11.076. The tax will be $19 per $1000. The city loan of $50.000 has been awarded to George J. March at 312 SOUTH B4STON. Mt. Washington Assembly, 3478. Knights of Labor, will hold a meeting in St. Omer Hall this evening. Officers of Station 12 contributed.for the funeral of the late Danford D. Dunn a magnificent floral representation of "Gates Ajar," surmounted by two doves. The piece was executed by McDowell. the peninsula florist. Yesterday afternoon, Patrick Burke, while crazy drunk, made a determined effort to commit suicide in the South bay. A large number of people stood around maAng no onion to save him; when Lewis Baker of 73 Yeoman street. Roxbury, drove 'along. and seeing the peril of the man jumped into the water and dragged him Out. He had a great deal of trouble in holding him unti the arrival of the police patrol wagon, which carried him to Station 6. in the Municipal Court this morning. Elizabeth Gallagher was convicted for assault and battery on Elizabeth Uorman and tined $.5 without costs. Thomas McMahon was found guilty of assault and battery on Michael J. Ryder aud tined $10 afid costs; he appealed and was held in $300 for the Superior Court. Philip Schofield was tined J. and costs for a second offence of drunkenness. Charles W. Walker, complained of for selling adulterated vinegar. was held on his personal recognizance for trial July 14. John It Kennerson and Orson Young were arraigned tor selling adulterated milk and held for trial July 14. Henry Livingstone will Le tried July 14 on a charge of selling butterine. Jeremiah Lynch. Attu O'Baldwin and Catherine Lynch were held on their personal recognizance for trial July 23. On a charge of violating the liquor law. Patrick Conley pleaded guilty to drunkenness and was put on probation, Seven simple drunks were each tined $1 and cost. AM ESELURy. It has just come to light that two boys of this village, who left home a number of days ago, are with the Doris circus. which lately appeared at Newburyport. The Salisbury town meeting. for the purpose of tilliug vacancies in nut town, offices, is to be held July 17. Saturday, the Amesburys will play the Rosolutes of Boston, at 3 o'clock. Charles Arthur. an employe of No. 3 mill on the Hatnilton corporation, is likely to lose a part of one of his legs, the result of injuries received ou an elevator a few days ago. L. M. Conover of the ferry reports having a watch stolen from his pocket, Mond4Y Fifteen driven webs supply the water at the new pumping etatiou. BROCKTON. Mrs. Dr. blackwood has just returned from an excursion to Gettysburg. D. L. Weeks of the firm of Emerson. Weeks Co.. is with his family at Monument beach for the season. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Stetson have returned from their summering at Kingston. Bond has not sititiud with the kirocktons yet. but will pitch here tomorrow against Lawrence. S. S. Brett's and Eliot Packard's funerals both occur this afternoon. Had a Right to Laugh. 1erellant Tra,veller.) liO, Charley! Wha Vs up? Never saw you lookifl g. so jolly and balmy." "Nly best girl just got married." "Got 'unified! Why, man. is that anything to lie gay and festive over? You ought to be in the last Stnges of melancholy." "That's all right- You see, I'm the fellow she married. VII take a little syrup in wine," 5 ALMY & CO. - .. GLOBE TELEPHONE MAN.--"I hear that second 100,000 comins." THE ONLY TRULY GREATEST. NOT BY TENNYSON. I. Subscribers are a-coming. One hundred thousand more, From ev'ry eity, ev'ry town, Frt,m mountain to the shore; With hearts resolved to read TEE Gums) ' The brightest and the beat Of all the enterprising sheets That Sourish east or west. The only truly greatest And the never known before, They are coming, they are coming, One hundred thousand more. IL If you look across the hill-top., That meet the northeru sky. 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