The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee on June 19, 1883 · 1
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The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee · 1

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Epecial tothe American Misteins June 18—The Chickasaw C-uards are making preparations to receive and entertain the Macon Volunteers who will arrive from the Ndrthern tour Thursday morning William Kennedy the negro who yesterday shot George yletcher has been arrested and lodged in jail A shooting affray occurred yesterday ?Ar Vim Brunswick Tenn which resulted In a negro named m Foster receiving the contents of an old musket in his faee ' and shoulder His wounds are of a serious nature ' The corner-stone of the new Jewish A Temple will be laid Sunday Robert Wilson colored who killed Frank B Russell about one year ago ' will be hanged here during next month the Supreme Court having affirmed the 'Illp ' - sentence of the Crimiaal Court of this - - county - 7 Senator Isham G Harris has returned 0 from New York !) A Kim CHANNEL ' It is reported here by pilots of steam- - ers from above that the Mississippi river has at length cut through into Hatchie Lake about ten miles above here and a large volume of water is now pouring through the new channel Some anxiety is felt here as to the probable result of - this new break of the Athsissippl and as yet It is impoesible to speculate upon the I effect it will have on properti that lines the bank of Wolfe river in the northern 'l 4 portion of the city and into which stream the Hatchieriver flows Valuable I lumber and cotton seed mills together with large railroad interests compresses 1 and the elevator may feel the effect but time alone will demonstrate The ) i damage if any to Memphis will come should the main channel of the river i follow through the ctd-off which at present does not seem likely to occur tbal" Spethd to the Amer lean Iltint N000m June 18—At half past three o'clock this morning our town was visited by the largest fire ever known here destroying ten buisness houses and three dwellings Its origin is unknown but is supposed to have beeh the work of an incendiary The flames were first discovered by a negro luickman and were In the Second story sot of Chamber's tin Atore on Malt street The whole block on Main street and the northeastern portion of 0 - the Public Square was destroyed beginning at S J Hendrix & Son hardware store and extending on East Paris street to Mrs Ada Douglass' residence Atone time it was thought that the whole northern side of the Square would be consumed but by the efforts of our citizens both white and colored the flames ere gotten ander control The follow- log dwellings and business henises were zstroyed: '''' S J Hendrix & Son hardware Spell- s ) ings & Lipe saddlers W E Lee groceries Henry Chambers tinware W E Mebane butcher shop S Bennett saloon F Priest & Sons warehouse J W Ownby druggist s B Anderson dentist T H Dorherty dentist W T Warren groceries J M Cotton saloon The residences of Mrs Douglass J W Ownby and J J Christinberry were all burned Mr Christinberry's loss was very heavy as he only saved a small portion of bio household goois Everything in- the houses of 'Chambers & Lee was consumed nothing being saved The buildings were of wood and burned very rapidly A number of merchants doingbusiness on the Public Square moved their goods out of V the houses And were all considerably K damaged The loss is between thirty and forty thousand dollars and the insurance very light 4t)a-s 1 HUNTING DON The Most Disastrous Fire Ever Known in the Town Ten Business Hoaxes and Three Residences Burned—Loss Thirty or Forty Thousand Dollars MEMF The Macon Voixinteers—Jailed—Serl wily Wonnded—lJew Jewish Temple —A Hanging—Senator Harris CHATTANOOGA The New Tenneesee River Dont—Excursion Rates—Detail Liquor Dealers' License ' ' - Special to the American CHATTANOOGA June 18—The stockholders in the proposed new boat to run in the lower river trade exclusively in the interest of Chattanooga met tonight and decided to apply for a charter for the Tennessee le Alabama Packet Company A 12000 boat will be built The Nashville Chattanooga railroad bas very generously put exeursion tickets on sale at all stations for Chattanooga's Foarth of July celebration at half rates A letter was received by the County Court Clerk to-day from the Comptroller in response to an inquiry informing Lim that the Attorney General had recently advised him of a decision of the Supreme Court to the effect that -liquor dealers with beense to retail could sell as high as five gallons An effort was made to indict several dealers for selling by the quart - : ) uravEnary OF ThiNNEKSEK --- Bev J C Malley Delivers the Address - Before the Literary Soeleties—Living and Existing—The Board of Visitors gpecial to the American KtforvILL June 18—To-nightRev Dr J C Malley of Owensboro Ky delivered the annual literary addrw before the literary societies and students of the University of Tennefe4ee The oration was delivered in Staub's Opera-house a large audience being present The subject of the address was "Existing and Living" It was ably prepared and eloquently delivered A contrast was drawn between four modes of modern existence First the mere Idler the fop the dude the testhete second the mere cultivator of the physical and material the athlete the epicurean Third living for evil exercising body mind and heart and wielding influence for evil physical courage firmness generosity energy intellect do not oonstitute: greatness though potent aids Fourth true living joins to some or all of these greatness of soul love to fellow-man desire for the happiness of others Now if the young men of the South desire to nobly live they do not lack opportunity The old idle South has passed away the new South is poor except in boundless resources undeveloped Let the young men of the South arise and build let the resources be developed schools be built moral principles be spread not forgetting obligations to country and to God The board of visitors to the State University appointed by the Governor arrived this afternoon STA IIKVILLE MISS CHARLESTON TN OPELIKA ALA Intereating Cloning Exercises of the Agricultural and Mechanical College Special to the Ametican STARKVILLE Miss June 18--The exercises at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of this State to-day were as follows: Most excellent music dispensed by the college band orations by eight young men from different portions of the 'State their subjects being mainly in the interest of agriculture Gov Lowery made his appear-- nee about If o'clock The band played a most excellent air and at two o'clock eightee gums As a salute were fired in his honor There was a full ettance of trustees and the prospects that everything is in favor of the institution are most flattering The annual debate between the Dialectic and Philotechnic societies takes place to-night in which great interest is manifested ATLANTA - A Notorious Woman Creates a Scotto on the Street Special to the American ATLANTA GA June 18--To-day Nora Clayton was taken from jail where she was awaiting trial on the charge of keeping a house of prostitution and in company with the Sheriff was taken to the court-house to act as a witness against Jim Stewart charged with burglary During the day she went to her old home to put the inmates out and to formally abandon the place While on Pryor street near the court-house she theta man named Will Turner well known who she said had reported her She sprang on Turner and gave him a terrible pounding Turner kicked her and then got out of her way The woman was very angry and charged Turner with having been her seducer when she was a young girl She is now the most no-notorious woman in Atlanta A Woman Found Murdered—Her Husband Suspected Special to the American CaaaLrsTozc June 18--Mrs Elmore Adams was found murdered in the woods six miles from this place last evening Her throat was cut and other injuries inflicted on the head with a club Suspicion points strongly to her husband as the perpetrator of the fiendish crime Blood was found on his clothes and tracks found near the body correspond with his Jle is TIOW under arrest ' ARKANSAS Why Granville Warden was Hung by a Mob Special to the Alnerteiln Maments June 18---The Appeal's Helena Ark special says: The hanging of Granville Warden colored which occurred Friday night at Duncan Station in Monroe county Ark by a mob has been traced to the leadei-ship of one Jas Evans against whom Warden was a witness in a case brouglit in the united States Court for gelling liquor without a license Evans will be vigorously prosecuted A Drug Clerk Takes Morphine to End Ws Troubles - Special to the American OPELIKA ALA June 18--Mr Charles G Rush clerk in the drug store of B - W Williams 45 Co committed suicide at his home by taking 40 grains of morphine' He was 40 years of age and leaves a wife and five children He said his object was to end his troubles What they were is not known Rebuilding a Wrecked Town Spt Mal to the American MEMPHIS June 18--The ppears Jackson Miss special 'says: The town of Beauregard that was destroyed by a cyclona is being rapidly rebuilt twelve storehouses and a number of residences have been erected Killed on the Track CLAVALAND O June 18—Mrs Lowery while driving across the railroad track this evening was struck by the locomotive and instantly killed the horse being fatally injured and the buggy mashed to splinters Being deaf it is supposed she did not bear the approaching train -Smothered by Foul Air MILWArKEE June 18--John and Mar tin Renten brothers were smothered to death by foul gas in a well they were repairing to-day at Cold Spring Park Martin leaves five children and John leaves a wife and four children Ile Got Tea Thousand PLYMOUTH MASS June IS—In the suit for $50000 of George W 'Humph rrys versos the Old Colony road for injuries received by an abrupt stoppage of the train the Jury returned a verdict of $10500 for the plaintiff Stabbed with saintly' Pin Bonn's June 18—Bernar4 J Mahan 43 years old was fatally stabbed in the neck with a shawl pill in the handsof dissolute woman named Liz Finnegan Mahan had refused to drink in her company NASHVILLE TEEN TUESDAY MORNING JUNE 19 1883 WIND AND RAIN: Destructive Cyclones Pass Over Various Portions of the Country or Great Damaps Done in Steubenville Ohio—The Storm at Other Points WHEELING W VA June 18—This evening about 6 o'clock a cyclone struck Steubenville O doing darnage to property in the northern pat t of the city to the amount of $150000 The track of the cyclone was from the due west and it struck the city at the residence of the late Col M Cook upturning A large number of ages passing over North Seventh street it swept over the residence of Mrs Harry Reynolds breaking glass and shutters and tearing off the roof and completely destroying an orchard It then crossed the Panhandle track doing considerable damage to the residence of Ambrose Parkes R M Drown Mrs James Cooper Dr Priest August Hart Jr John McClance Jacob Fricke Frank Hose and Geo Matcher Trees in the path of the cyclone as it passed through the city were uprooted and the scene presented this evening is one of great destruction Eye witnesses state that when the cyclone reached the bank of the river it plunged into the water lifting it up about one hundred feet So far as learned no one was injured Telegraph wires were 'blown down and much damage done in Union cemetery Considerable damage is reported in the neighborhood as far as Colliers' station But little rain accompanied the cyclone CHATHAM ONT CLUTHA ONT ' June 18--This after- noon a terrific hurricane with rain passed over this section The wind struck the bridge of the Erie & Huron railway constructing across the Thanies river 'utterly destroying it There were five men on the bridge at the time all of whom jumped into the river Two were injured but not seriously The loss falls on the contractors a Buffalo firm Several trees were uprooted and other damage done VAN BUREN Co MICH DETROIT June 18—Reports from Van Buren county indicate that a heavy rain storm almost a waterspout visited that section yesterday afternoon washing out roads railroad culverts highway bridges and plowed fields at a great rate The damage to property must be considerable PITTSBURG PITTSBURG Pa June 18—Shortly after 7 o'clock this section was visited by one of the hardest ruin and hail storms ever known In this city hail came down as large as eggs and the rain fell in torrents tilling the streets anti cellars No damage more severe than breaking skylights is reported however Outside the city the storm partook of the nature of a cyclone sENtiCA KA SENECA Ks June I8—News in regard to the rain storm Saturday night is coming in to-day All the big streams in the county are overflowed and there is scarcely a bridge but what was damaged or carried away AT BAKER'S FORD Thos Aikins and family attempted to leave their home which was threatened with destruction by water and take Mr Borani wile and children along There were eight in the wagon which was caught in the current of Turkey creek and nmet ' Seven of the party were drowned Mrs Borani alone escaping She lofiged in a tree )11Atit was rescued fourteen hours afterward Her baby was washed from her arms and drowned Only one of the other bodies has as yet been found: At Cincinnati twelve miles north one farmer lost one hundred hogs sorrn W EMIRS PENNSYLVANIA Prrrsneao June 18—Specials to the Dispatch and Commercial Gazette state that through 'Washington and other Southwestern CountitS houses and barns were unroofed trees uprooted and cattle killed The damage to railroads from wash-outs and land-slides and to telegraph wires was also great So far no loss of life is reported The storm did not last an hour and was from the Southwest Hpecials say the track of the cyclone was from one hundred to four hundred feet wide and in niany places everything was swept as if by a broom MILLERSBURG O CLEVELAND 0 June I8—A severe storm visited Millersburg this afternoon and tore out the corner of the courthouse leaving the edifice unsafe It tore up numerous trees and unroofed several houses and the accompanying hail did great damage to crops in that region ' ST LOUIS MO Sr Loris Mo June 18—The river gauge of the signal service at St Louis to-night marked 31 feet 10 inches which is 22 inches above the danger line Nearly the entire surface of the levee along the river front is submerged and steamers find it very difficult to load and discharge cargoes All the cellars of business houses along the levee are nearly filled with water and the rise of another foot will inundate the first floor of most of the stores No damage is yet re ported as all goods have been removed to safe places Considerable low land in the northern part of the city is covered with backwater and the lumber yards along the river are threatened but so far no property has been seriously harmed It is expected that the rise will reach thirty-five feet at this point which will be higher than for several years but property along and adjacent to the river is so well protected that not much damage is anticipated A good deal of low-land in EAST ST LOUIS ' ' Is flooded by the backwater and some families have ' been obliged to move from their houses but no serious damage is yet done- Bottom lands at different points along the lower Missouri river are submerged and crops injured to a greater or less extent but no reports ' are yet received of any great damage All tributaries to the river in this State both north and south are high and many small interioestrosims out oi their banks and doing much damage Vi crops farm property railroad property and highway bridges Trains are greatly delayed or abandoned altogether and travel seriously interfered with BOSTON He Bad Been Speculating—The Conti nental Guarde—A Claim Paid - RISTON June 18—Arthur H Blaney cashier and head hook-keeper of the Massachusetts Loan & Trust Company confessed to embezzling 141000 of the company's funds owing to mining and other stock speculating The first inti motion of any thing wrong was Monday afternoon of ' last week when it was found that Blaney was $700 short in his cash Recounts His attention was called to the discrepancy and - be said he had taken It for temporary use end would restore It the next wiorning Tuesday he did so and being questioned about other pored ble discrepancies assured the president of the company that his deficit did not exceed $700 It was deemed best to suspend Blaney and experts soon discovered the defalcation His mode of covering up discrepancies was where a customer drew $5410 to charge him as having received $1000 or more and pocket the difference The Continental Guards of New Orleans spent part of to day in a military parade in honor of the battle of Bunker Hill The Senate ordered paid to Walter Shanley $791100 on account of losses occasioned in the construction of the Hoossc Tunnel He asked $130000 THE TURF Roy S Cluke Pilot Metropolis and Pat Crogan the Winners at Cincinnati Interesting Rues at St Louis and Brighton Beach CINCINNATI CINCINNATI June 18—Of the Chester Park running races this was the first day The weather was cool with a very heavy shower just before the races The track was muddy and the attendance light First race all ages one mile dash— Little Bat Mammonist Edwin A Bartley Galway Virona Little Buttercup Katie Mystery Highflyer Roy S Cluke aid Biddy Dowling Roy S Cluke first two lengths ahead of Mammonist second Little Buttercup third Edwin A fourth Time 1:5IN For the second race the Ohio Derby stakes for three-year-olds mile and a half dash Stanford Keller Pilot Orange Blossom and Mak Moore started Pilot won ten lengths in front of Orange Blossom second Stanford Keller third Time 2:55 Third race all ages three-quarter mile heats Metropolis t Red Fox Molasine S 3 Time 1:23 Fourth race mile dash over four hurdles Pat Crogan and Fisherman started Fisherman threw his jockey at the first hurdle and Pat Crogan won by almost a walkover Ti me 1 3W4 ST LOUIS Si Loris June 18—The St Louis "Jockey Club continued its annual meeting to-day Owing to the many people in attendance the second and third days' programmes were bunched which placed four stake races on the card including the Brewers' cup ' The attendance was large the weather hot the track in fair condition and betting lively - The first race mile and an eighth club purse of S250 all ages was won by Eli Marks Bernice second Cameron third Time 2:01 The Farmers' stake for two-year-old fillies three-fourths of a mile was woo by Tattoo Cora Baker second Lady Morton third Time 1:19 The Merchants' Exchange stakes 3- year old fillies jnile and a quarter— Neva first Brocade second Maid of Kil dare third Time 2:IS Selling race one mile—Ell first Man-Ron second Joe Starks third Time 1:45 The St James Hotel stakes two-year-old colts seven-eighths of a mile was won by 'Bob Miles Buchanan second Conkling Time 1:27 In the Brewers' cup sweepstakes $1000 each half forfeit with $1000 added two and a quarter miles John Davis and Checkmate were the only starters John Davis won as he pleased Time 4:08 BRIGHTON BRACH BRIGHTON BRACH June 18—Rain made the attendance small at Brighton Beach The mile for all ages was won by Pope Lee Flower of Meath secoud Geo Starks third Tithe 1:46X The mile and one-eighth for all ages was taken by Cromwell in 2:02N Little Katie second Skylark third The Brooklyn handicap one and one-quarter miles was won by Monk in 2:16 Keno second Itaska third The three-quarters of a mile for beaten horses was won by Hickory Jim Dena second Maggie C third Time 1:1834 The one and one-quarter miles over hurdles was won by Coinage in 2:24 Auburn second Odell third PITTSBURG Without Authority—An Umpire Chosen —State Minire Association 1'ITTRIlt7110 'June 18--It was again reported to-day that Graff Bennett & Co iron manufacturers of this city had asked for an extension after having failed to secure a loan of a million from a New York insurance company A member of the firm pronounces the report without authority The trade tribunal appointed to settle the rate of wages for railrowl coal miners held another meeting to-day After each side had presented their views it was decided that time would be saved by referring the matter to an umpire John R McCune was at once chosen and the meeting adjourned To-morrow the umpire will be called in and thequestion left to his judgment t - - The miners also had a district convention to-day to arrange preliminaries for a State convention which meets tomorrow Resolutions were adopted sympathizing with the striking miners of Belleville Ill and denouncing calling out the military A Large and Repreeentative Body At'' tending the Levee Convention New ORLEANS June 18---The Times' Raton Rouge special says: The levee convention met to-day i- Judge J M Howell being elected permanent chairman It has been years since such a large and representative body assembled in this State After mum discussion a resolution was unanimously adopted for a committee of one from each parish each ward and each interest reprsented to be appointed by the respective delegations as a general committee on resolutions to which shall be referred all matters suggested in the Governor's message calling the convention the report of the levee commission the report of Eads and all other subjects introduced in this convention ' without debate- The corn mittee was then appointed consisting of about fifty delegates Indians Imprisoned MA111 June 18---Corporal Wild and six of the North west mounted police brought in eleven Indians to-night of the Cree nation from the end of the Canadian Pacific railway tmck convicted of horse stealing near Fort Walsh on the American frontier They go to the penitentiary for two WASHINGTON The Captive Indians to be Refused Admission to San Carlos Maj Nickerson Making Westward—Issue of Silver Dollars WASHINGTON D: C June U—The Secretary of the Interior received the following dispatch from Indian Agent Wilcox SAN eARLOS AGENCY June 16—Gen Crook telegnipbs from Wilcox that between 400 and 500 Indian prisoners requiring to be fed would be here in four or five days The presence of the rene'gade bucks on the reservation will dissatisfy the friendly Indians excite fear and distrust among the white settlers in Arizona and New Mexico and in my opinion Will result in adding to their past bloody history a new list' of murders rapes child-stealing and robbery I protest against so dangerous an experiment" In answer to the dispatch Secretary Teller reiterated his instructions to the agent to refase to meet the Indians mentioned in the dispatch and stated that he need not fear an attempt by the military authorities to place the Indians upon the reservation against his wilt MAJ NICKERSON'S MOVEMENTS It is believed at the War Department that the repott that Maj Nickerson was seen at St Louis last week is true The War Department officials think that he is making his way to the Pacific coast CONSUL AT ZANZIBAR The President appointed Frederick McCheny of Mass United States Consul at Zanzibar THE VANDALIA'S RETURN The United States steamer Vandalia was signalled off Cape Henry this morning bound in she sailed front New York the 7th inst for Hayti to look after American interests during the revolution there Her return at so early a day leads to the impression that she must have been disabled at sea SILVER DOLLARS The issue of standard silver dollars at the mint for the week ended Jnne 16 was $193499 corresponding period of last year $171498 - GEN EWING DANGEROUSLY ILL Gen Charles twing is lying dangerously ill with pneumonia at hishome this city and his death is hourly expected Gen Ewz 3g is a brother of Gen Thomas liming of Ohio and a relative by marriage to en Sherman Ile was born in Ohio and studied law but on the breaking out of the war entered the regular army as Captain of the Thirteenth infantry having preVionsly received military instruction from Gen Sherman with whom he lived in St Louis He served through the war on Sherman's staff was breveted Lieutenant Colonel in 1864 for services in the Atlanta campaign and again in 15 was breveted Colonel for Pliant and meritorious services during the war He resigned in 1867 and since then has practiced law in this city THE 01110 RIVER TOOL A Meeting of Managers to Agree on a Basis for Pooling Freights—The Lumber Business CHICAGO June 18---One or two points considered at the meeting of representatives of railroads in the Ohio river pool which closed at Cipeinnati Saturday were not made public till to-day The object of the meeting was to restore rates 'on freight from Chicago to Ohio river points but the meeting failed of the object because of the diversity of interests and because the Louisville New Albany Chicago road was not represented Finally hovvever favorable consideration was given to a pioposition for three minor pools embracing traffic between Louisville Cin3innati and Chicago on freight destined for Southern points and then committees were appointed to meet in the cities named next Thursday to consider and report on the matter to a meeting of general manageis to be held in Cincinnati June 25 Another proposition is for a general traffic association covering the South-'ern business of all roads running from Chicago to Southern points The whole question will be considered by the managers and strenuous efforts will be made t3 reach an agreement as there is general demoralization not only in this pool but in business to intermediate points in Ohio and Indiana This involves a heavy cut in lumber from Chicago to these and Ohio river points and is seriously affecting the lumber business of the North& South road from interior Michigan points Unless rates are restored from Chicago south very soon the Michigan lumber-carrying roads will be compelled to cut in self-protection and this will involve the demöralization of the entire lumber nnsiness between Pittsburg and the Mississippi river ILLINOIS Failure of the Attempted Scheme of Chicago's City Conecit–The Latest from the Lard Excitemeut—Competing with the Michigan Southern CHICAGO June IA—At a meeting of the City Council to-night an ordinance changing the date at which saloon licenses fall due from July I to June I in order to avoid fot a year the operation of' the State high license law which goes into effect July I was passed Mayor Harrison at ouce as Chairman of the Council read a veto message and suggesting that the date be changed to April I to correspond with the municipal year so as not to inter- rere with the collection of all other city licensee An attempt to pass the ordinance over the veto failed and the amendment fixing the date art April was passed by a vote of two-thirds of all the aldermen elected It is claimed by the opponents of this ordinance that it is illegal not being passed in regular order under the rules General Manager Calloway of the Grand Trunk road has returned from Montreal He says his road in order to meet the action of the Michigan Central in withdrawing through trains from the Great Western will after Monday next add two daily fast trains East one leaving at 3:30 and the other at 9 e with through Pullman cars to New York via Niagara Falls and Erie and to Boston via Montreal and the Vermont Central The time between Chicago and Montreal will be shortened nine hours Close connection will be made with the New York Central at Niagara Falls giving trerelleri to New York a choice of routes Competition with the Michigan Central at this end will be begun by putting on Pullman cars from Chicago to Detroit The casting up of accounts among tilt smaller firms forced to the wall by the breaking ruarket as far as heard from gives no occasion to change the estimate of loss already in the dispatches Nothing definite is obtained as yet from IBS leoch Everingham 3: Co One of the results of the break and the excitement caned by it all over the country was that time Western Union Teicgraph Company aent and received the largest number of dispatches ever handled in the Chicago office in one day The committee of the Board of Trade investigating McGeochs charges of adulteration in the lard of Fowler Bros 'continued this afternoon and time case or the prosecution was concluded Nothing new was developed the defense will begin to-morrow THE SUNDERLAN'D CALAMITY The Cause of the Rush for the 'Doors—A Telegram From the Queen—Burial of the Slaughtered Innocents - —— SUNDERLA ND June H—The excitement over the catastrophe in Victoria Hall Saturday by which nearly 200 children lost their lives continues intense Some of the children who escaped say the report spread through the galleries at the close of the performance that the children first out of the hall would get the prizes and consequently an eager rush was made for the doors Most of the bodies of the victims will be buried together in a long trench THE 44 CERN' S UONDOLENuES Sir Henry Patrick Ponsonby private secretary of the Queen telegraphed the Mayor of Sunderland that Her Majesty directed him to state that she is terribl) shocked at the awful calamity in Victoria Hall Saturday and her heart bleeds for the suffering of the many bereaved parents She prays God to support them in their terrible distress Sir Henry also says that Her Majesty is most anxious to hear bow the injured ebildien are BOLTING THE DOOR Several children who left the exhibition before the accident occurred state that they saw a man just before the rush partially close the door on the landing where the disaster took place It will be proved at the inquest on the bodies of the unfortunate little ones that a loan bolted the door in order to facilitate the distribution of toys to the children as they were leaving the premises The box containing the toys which had 'been placed in position in readiness for the distribution of the prizes is still standing near the door THE CAPTIVE INDIANS Trouble Anticipated ifthe Captives Are Not Taken Back Into the Reservation WILCOX ARIZONA June is understood that the Indira agent at San Carlos will not receive the captured hostiles and serious results may be anticipated The hostiles now awaiting surrender near the Mexican line will not do so Unless first assured of good treatment at the home reservation There are rumors they have already deserted to return to the line with this intelligence There are from a hundred and fifty to a hundred and seventy-five able bodied warriors vet to surrender It is feared there will be a repetition of the luth of April ls83 when the hostile Apaches eame into the reservation and took out forcibly Loco and his followers The reservation Indians fear the Chiricapnas'and would make a very weak resistance The Indians fear Crook and if his judgment prevails all will be well otherwise trouble is still ahead The Indians still out ate well armed and have plenty of ammunition RAILROAD BONDS OF ARKANSAS Beginning of a Case involving the Liabilities of the Roads Execs June H—Argument commenced before Hon Sam Miller of the United States Supreme Court and Hon H Caldwell Judge of the United States District Court for the Emton District of Arkansas involving the liabilities of the Little Rock Fort Smith and other railroads in Arkansas for bonds issued them by the State to aid in their construction -which bonds have been declared by the Supreme Court of Arkansas tobeivalid and amount to 4-5-533000 J no Doshassos of New York and exChief Justice McClure of Arkansas represent the bondholder and Hon J Dillon of New York and C W Huntington of Boston the railroad companies The Rise in the Missouri S LOUtS June 18—Advices from Westefit 3fissouri and Kansas say the heavy rains of the past few days have raised nearly all the rivers and small streams in that section and the indications are for unusually high water in the Missouri river The town of Corning forty miles north of St Joseph on the Kansas City St Josenh & Council MIN railroad and also on the Missouri river is inundated and several houses swept entirely away About four miles of the railroad is under water All railroads in Western- and Central Missouri excepting the Missouri Pacific are badly washed and trains have generally been abandoned -It looks as though srious trouble not only to railroads but to all river towns and bottom land farms is to result from the present or threatened condition of the rivers Result of a Gambling Quarrel GALVEMTON June 18-A Columbia special to the News rays that Charles Winstead a resident there and one Thomas a tramp had some dispute in a gambling room and -meeting on the street commenced shootIng Five or six shots were exchanged one front Winstead's pistol struck Will Eherling in the neck killing- him instantly A ball from Thomas' pistol struck Hobert Henry in the leg inflicting a painful and serious wound Winstead was uninjured Thomas left immediately and It is not known whether he was hurt Many others narrowly escaped her-ling was one of the best young men in town and will be a great loss to his widowed mother No arrests A Young Lady's Sedoide CLEVELAND 0 June B—The body of Lena Brown an estimable young lady aged twenty years was found to-day in the canal at Napoleon near her home The Coroner's inquest developed the fact that instigated by the perfidy of ber lover she climbed out of her bed-room window during the night attired only In her sleeping robes went to the bridge tied her dress to the railway probably to mark the spot of her fatal leap and then plunged into the canal Death Before Divorce CAICA00 June 18 — This afternoon Adolph Ehrke a bricklayer fired two bullets into bis wife' head and then blew out his own brains dying instantly It is thought the woman can not recover The deed was done becanse the woman yesterday applied for a divorce WHOLE NO 4 018 FOREIGN Bright's Birmingham Speech Warmly Disnussed in the English Commons Northeote's Motion Rejected—Acts of the Mexican Congress—Rosentlerg's Daughter—Von Mena igsen TURKEY BATTLE IN HATTI DISTRICT ENGLAND - 4 r BRIGHT'S ANSWER TO NORTHCOTE LONDON June 18:—Sir Stafford cote Conservative leader this atu on in Commons called attention to John Bright's epeech at Birmingham' Iast Thursday and declared that Bright' 'statement that the Conservatives were in alliance with the Irish rebels in thwarting the House from doing Whit was unfounded and moved that the utterances of Bright be declared a breach of privilege Bright who was much cheered on rising responded and said he had a right to speak with great freedom to his constituenry The term "atiince" he said was capable of a meaning he did not intend but it was the one that first occurred to him Perhaps he ought its have-been more careful but he affirmed that there was a combined action between the conservative and the Irish members In both debate and division to worry and destroy the Ministry He was pained to witnees the manner in which some members of the House clamored at the Premier Such conduct was a modern innovation Bright commented on the existence of societies in America which were disloyal to the Width Crown and which were sending funds to similar disloyal societies in Great Itritain If he said the Irish members of Parliament would disavow connection with the disloyal societies of America and declare their loyalty to the Crown he would withdraw the word rebel and apologize for using it THOMAS POWER O'CONNIN I member for Galway also addressed the House In the course of his speech be alluded to Bright's "vain old age which remark elicited loud protests from many members GLADSTONE FOLLOWED O'Conner He declared the portion objected to of Bright's speech at Birmingham was not becanse of privilege He (Gladstone) was sorry for the remarks just made by O'Conner concerning Bright's declining years and regretted the course taken by some members in regard to the Birmingham affair As a matter of fact he thought Bright's explanation entirely satisfactory - t ROSENBERG'S PETITION DISMISSED LONDON June 1 8—In the chancery division of the Court of Appeals Judge Chilty dismissed the petition of Ilosen berg for the custody of his daughter a Jewess who left her home in New York to reside in Leeds and afterwards entered a convent in Middlesborough The lady is now in Paris outside the jurisdiction of the courts The Judge ref Itsed to allow costs to the lady superior of the convent though he believed she had acted from a motive of charity in causing the removal of Miss Rosenberg to Paris NORTHCOTE'S MOTION REJECTED LONDON June IS—Northcote's motion that the utterances of Bright he declared a breach of privilege was rejected-151 nays 117 yeas The discussion wag almost entirely a party one in character the Parnellites voted with the Conservatives in favor of the motion CATTAROJUDe 18—It is reported that a battle WBS fought Friday between the Turks and Albanians in Hatti district It is said the killed and wounded on the Turkish side number 250 and that the Albanians also suffered heavily THE BLACK HAND SOCIITY X RHEA June lg—The trial of seventeen members of the Black hand Society for the assassination of Benacoaz a member of the society who was suspected by the chiefs of being ready to turn informer was concluded Seven prisoners were found guilty and sentenced to death eight were sentenced to seventeen years' imprisonment and two acquitted - MEXICO ADMtRIIMENT OF coxonzse Mxxico June 18—Congress adjourned to-day The measures of the most importance have been the authorization of the President to settle the national debt the amendment to the constitution submitted to the States giving contr91 of mining and commercial lawn to the Federal Congress and severzl railroad grants the most important of which gives a charter with subvention to the State to the Michoacan over the route for which the -Mexican National Railroad forfeited the charter after having spent large sums in constructing MARICAL Minister to England sailed on the British Empire due in New York June 23 - CANADA A NEW STEAMSHIP COMPANY MONTREAL June 13--It is stated that a new steamship company is organized to take up the trade between Canada and Brazil ' A CANADIAN EXHIBITION IN PARIS L A Senecal bas given fifty thousand dollars to provide a permanent exhibition in Paris for Canadian production and appoined DmIlt of this city superintendent Senecal also pays Drones annual salary - DEXPENINO A LAKE The work of deepening Lake St Peter to twenty-seven and one-hall feet begun to-day and will occupy five years — ' GERMANY THE TREASONABLE TELEGRAPHER 1 BERLIN June 18—Ifentsch is the name of the telegraph official arrested in Selioneberg on the charge of high treason on the strength of the document found in Krazemski's house at Dresden t VON RENNINGSTN'S IIESIGNATIGN Von Benningsen replying to an address presented by the Hanoverian mem- - hers of the Reichstag said he had resigned Parliament conseidus lhat his coacillatory policy had now no chance of success He could only hope that opinions would change : A JOIIENAISIWEIND111) MADIttlt Jonelsi—E1 Oho sriel 'Sentenced to suspension for thirty days for printing scandalous insinuations regarding the departure of the queen for Bohemia CI4S3 I WILL 112 4IIVEN A DINNER- -- Sr Prratteatito June JA--De tilers and Alder tueinbers of the Cabinet and diplomatic corps aill be elven a ertint dinner on board the Un:ted Bttes steamer Lanmater 1 ) 111:!NTIN 1 - - Sof 11 1 - ''41010 4 t

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