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Y PARNELL FOUND GUILTY. The Jury Gives O'Shea Hia Divorce and ComlujmiB the Irish leader. LONDON, Nov. 18.—In the O'Shea divorce case the jury brought in a verdict in favor of the plaintiff, declar^ ing in effect that the respondent, Mrs. O'Shea, and the co-respondent, Parnell, are guilty of adultery, and exonerating the husband from the charge of connivance. The court igranted a decree of divorce, with costs, to the petitioner, and also awarded him the custody of the younger children. The Mercury says that Parnell'smost •trusted friends advised him not to go :into the witness-box. They argued -that what ruined Sir Charles Dilke was not so much the commission of adultery as the fact that he denied under oath what was aftorward proved. Parnell has behaved moro honorably in practically con tossing that in endeavoring to deny it he felt he could not meet the charge. The Daily Telegraph publishes Parnell's political obituary. It says he must cease for tho present, at least, to load the Nationalist party. It is reported that the followers of Mr. Par- noil do not desire him to retire unless by Uis own volition, in which event the leadership of the Irish party will be vested in a commission of which Mr. Justin McCarthy will bo president. Nutiouul \V. C. T. U. ATLANTA. Ga., Nov. 18.—The Woman's Christian Temperance Union at Monday's session dovoted the morning Lours to he. ing reports of the superintendents of different departments. Then came the election of officers, which resulted in the re-election of all the old ofticers, as follows: President, 1'ranoes E. Willard; Mrs. Caroline E. Jiuell, Corresponding Secretary; Mi-a. Alary A. Woodbridge, Recording Secretary; Miss Pugh, Treasurer. An inter- sating feature was the address of Miss Maud Ballington Booth, fraternal delo- from the Salvation Armv. SECHETARY PROCTOR, A *frW»psU «f Ou Atiimftl Report or tfte . ' tVarklnga ot the Wnr Department. W\ft<itNnto^, Nov. 18.— Secretary of War Proctor has submitted his second aft- iiual report tbthel'residontshowing the condition r.nd noeda ot the department. While admitting that tho Government toas little to foar from invasion tho Sec- tectary says no great civilized nation hast moro j;m ctuiso to look well !o the Condition of its coast defenses. Under tho foriitlu lion act of last .session posi- tionn for t'.'My-oigbt mortars in three Brroups of sixteen each and for three of tho virnv long-range gun* will be pre- parod in Now York harbor; for one group of moi'Urs and 0110 gun in Boston bnruor, ami for one group of mortars and two guns at .San Francisco. Ho says: "1 trust, iiijit a flxnd policy may b« adopted in Kits lino ol' a rc.'tsonahln yoarly npi>n>i"'iatlon tor the completion of tho work on which the Nation Is bul just, entering. With such a policy manufacturers could safoly put In the nceossary plant and be able to furnish material at a chnaper rain. With an iimmal appropriation of SW.OOO.OJO to flO,U):i,0;>t).-only a little moro than that of the present year—the construction and emplacement ot nuns aud mortars, worUs of torpedo defense, for tho whole coast can be carried on, and in ten years our principal harbors and cities rendered reasonably secure. The Secretary calls attention to tho advisability of the three-battalion formation for infantry which already prevails in tfie other arms of the service. The number of desertions from the army for the twelve months ended September 30 wore 3,086, as against 2,751 for tho same period last year, a decrease of 34 per cent. This result is due to such improvements in tho service as could be accomplished under existing legislation. The number oi officers now awaiting retirement is about sixty. These men are performing no service whatever but receive full pay, while junior officers doing their duties for them are unjustly deprived of both the pay and the rank which the law intends to attach to tho positions they are filling. The incongruity of tho present law is illus\ .trated by the fact that where an officer Is disabled in the line of duty instead •of opening the way for the promotion of juniors it may and often does actually retard it. Regarding the National guard the Secretary says: "Bein? impressed with the importance of an •effective militia as a prominent and necessary •factor m any military organization suited to our country, tho department has endeavored by its •co-operation to encourage and aid tho Na- ••tional guard so far as possible under •existing law. Officers have been detailed to assist in their instruction, and detachments of regular troops have been ordered to participate in some of the larger S-.sito encampments. The department has endeavored to co-operate more especially with those States which have manifested the most 'interest in tho matter by their own liberal appropriations and earnest efforts. The results have been very satisfactory, its direct benefits are palpable, and its indirect influence perhaps even more important. "Any money which the National Government •expends for our citizen soldiery goes to help . those who help thnrnselTes. and is bound to give proportionately large returns. Under the present law there is annually appropriated for the benefit of the militia $400,000, while the individual States appropriate in the aggregate, so far as known, over $2.000,000, and in many States tho militia receive also a considerable support from local and private sources. If the appropriation of the general Government should be increased, and I wish it might be, I believe that it -would be generously met by a corresponding Increase by the •efficiency of the National Guard, and to bring them into closer relations with the War Department, and hope that measures to that end may receive favorable consideration of Congress. One of the most useful directions -which can be .given to the drill and training of the militia of •the seaboard States is in connection with voast defenses, where Its services are most likely to toe needed, if at all. In that particular training the general Government must do more tb«\n >ao-operato; it mast take the initiative." In order to obtain exact information concerning Alaska the Secretary has approved the organization of a systematic survey of that Territory and he recommends an appropriation by Congress for that purpose. The expenditures under Secretary Proctor's direction for the year ended June 30 were: Salaries, etc., $1,040,700; military establishment, $23,961,30'J: public works, $15,383,785; miscellaneous objects, $0,07:},960; total, $47,357,- fffiii. The total appropriations for the year ended J"une ao, isai. are $00,799,•695. The total estimates for the next fiscal year ending June 30, 1893, are 5Hii,- 709,93(5. OHIO'S REPRESENTATIVES. Official i'luralities of the Successful Candidates for Congress. CoLtiJimrs, O., Nov. 19.— The official vote just completed shows the following pluralities on Congressmen in the various districts: 1. Storer, K ....... 2,888118. Enochs, R ...... 7,037 3. Caldtvell, R.... 7,730,13. Dungaii. D ..... 1,4(15 . 3. HouU, D ........ 8,03l!u. Oweus, D ...... 3430 4. GanU, D ....... 1.410,15. Harter, D ...... 8748 Layton, D ...... 4,2JC'ltt. Warwick, D.... 803 Donovan. D.... 1,712 17. Pearson, D _____ 704 Haynes, D ...... 8,050] Hare, D ........ 194 Outliwaite, D. 8,182! . S,?*l! . 2/J03 Doau, It Pattison, 18. J. D. Tuy.or, R. 5,210 10. E. B. Taylor, R.7,447 80. V. A. Taylor, R.7,924 31. Johnson, D 890 Ki'lcd by a Train. CINCINNATI,, Nov. 19.—A. D. MoPher- son, a brother of United States Senator McPherson, oi New Jersey, and one of the bust-known men in this section, was run down by an engine and killed Monday at the Covington (K.v.) stock yards. He was the live-stock wgent for the Pennsylvania Raljroad Company, and was crossing from one track to another when a yurql engine struck him. He fell backward between the rails and the wheels out ofl both legs below the knee. Hn was removed to St. Elizabeth Hospital, he died. PI6RGE fffblAN TMRtAtS. ;', Succeed In 'DMfliiff ftlahf ftottleri tn North Dakota to 9»eJt ttefuge in the Towns-Troop* Ordered to th« Seen* of the fixpectnd UprlAIng, OMAHA, Neb., Nov. m—orders were issued at 9 o'clock Tuesday mdrning to Companies A, B, C and D of tho Second United States Infantry at Fort Omaha to prepare for marching at once, while tho other four companies were notified to be ready to move on short notice. The first-named companies left for Pine Kidge agency at 4 o'clock p. m. with a full complement of mules and wagons and will be provided with rations for fifteen days. The marching column will be in command of Major Butler. The troops at Port McKinney were also ordered out and left tor Douglas, Wyo., with Colonel Guy V. Henry in command. Themarch is about 135 miles. The troops at Forts Kiobrara and Robinson, which are not far from the scone of difficulty, will march at once. Telegrams poured into the army headquarters and into the newspaper offices Tuesday with bulletins about the Indian scare. At the army offices it was stoutly asserted that the Indians were only out on a hunt. Further it was said that two reliable Brule Indians now in the city reported to the army officers that there was no Messiah craze among tho Indians just north of the Nebraska line. Private advices from Valentine give a different origin than the "Messiah craze" to the Indian uneasiness. Since August the Indians of Rosebud have been restless, claiming that the agent was not giving them a square deal on supplies. MANDAN, N, D., Nov. 10.—Every house in town is full to overflowing with refugees from country districts. The most intense excitement prevails in the country. Settlers are prepared to believe any thipg about the Indians because of their queer actions lately. Several families came in Tuesday on foot a distance of twenty miles, being too poor to own wagons. In town somewhat less tension exists, owing to the receipt of 300 guns from the State Government and the fact that a company of soldiers will be here from Fort Totten. There are 200 Indians in the town armed, but citizens are armed, too, and patrols are out and people sleep with their clothes on. A date will be fixed by a committee of citizens, and Indian agents will be notified that after that date any Indian found in this county without a pass from the agent will be killed on sight. The population is thoroughly aroused, and although conservative men are doing their best to quiet the angry populace, there is every reason to believe that unless the Government takes immediate steps to increase the force of soldiers here and at Fort Lincoln every. Indian coming into the county will be killed. Nearly a hundred settlors came in Tuesday night from the west end of the county and are going to Bismarck for safety. At Glen Ullen, forty miles west, the citizens turned out Tuesday night en masse and threw up breastworks by moonlight for protection. A supply of rifles has been sent to each, settlement in the county. Telegrams are coming in constantly for suppfies of ammunition. . JAMKSTOWW, N. D., Nov. 19,—It is- learned here that the Messiah craze has struck the Indians at Fort Totten and they are inclined to be u>gly. It is reported that 100 armed bucks were seen crossing the railroad track at Minne« waukan, and were en route from Turtle mountains to join the Sioux at Standing Rock, but said they were going hunting. Si. PATH,, Minn., Nov. 19.—General Ruger, commander of the Department of Dakota, accompanied by his aid-decamp, Lieutenant Woodruff, returned Tuesday from their tour of inspection; among the various posts of the Northwest. General Ruger was busy with accumulated work, but Lieutenant Wood^ ruff said the reports of trouble were more or less exaggerated. WASHINGTON, Nov. 19. — Telegrams- have been received at the War Depart- meat calling attention to the fact that it is important that the full quota of troopsshould be maintained at Fort McKinney, Wyo., to meet any emergency which may arise in connection with the threatened Indian outbreak. Fort McKinney occupies a very important pivotal point in such a time as this, being so far away from railroad facilities and in the direct line of retreat of the savages should a war occur. There are 5,000 people now exposed in that vicinity, and all of them will be at the mercy of the Crows, Cbeyennes, Shoshones and Arapahpes on the southwest and the Sioux on the east. The War Department rooagnizes the necessity of enlarging the protection at Fort McKinney, where only two companies are now located, and it is expected necessary assistance will be given. •tperlments with tha New Cafe ft* sumption. BKRUN, Nov. 19.—Prof. Kooh is , grined over the reappearance of lumps in a patient reported as cured. This it the only Instance, however, of the return of the disease after & supposed cure. [Easily the moat Conspicuous UNCLE SAM'S CASH-BOX. — man In the medical world just «n« is t)r. Robert Kbch of Berlin. Dr. Koch —"" ' lifts announced to the world an in- Tfintion which, if it * equals the inventor's expectations, will take consumption, paresis and other ills hitherto considered beyond tho physicians' reach from the Hat of incurable din- eases. This is a fluid capable of destroying the bacilli which are sup- .-< posed to cause ^ DO. nOBERT KOCH. lymph of brown- a hypo- The 1m- these diseases. It is described as ish hue which Is injected by dermic syringe into the blood. a mediate effects aro unpleasant, at least on a healthy person, since they include chills and sharp pains in tho lower limbs, but the ultimate effect is said to be i ellef and permanent cure. Dr. Koch does not claim that he can cure advanced cases ot tubercular consumption, and ho has not positively asserted "that his fluid is a specific in incipient cases; but the evidence he has offered is such that it has aroused the hopes of tho medical fraternity and given new hope of life to many a despairing patient. Experiments are in progress constantly, and the results arc gratifying. A great many doctors already assert that the discovery will bo as much more beneficial to the race than Jenner's as consumption Is moro frequent than small-pox. Muoh of this faith rests in Dr. Koch's well established reputation as a bacteriologist. He hus already discovered an injection that destroys the cholera germ. Dr. Koch is the third of thirteen children, the first nine of wh.'jh were boys, born to a Hanoverian couple. As a boy one of his favorite pastimes was to study lichens and mosses under the ir-icroscope. At 17 he had completed his course at the high school of Clausthal, Hanover, but was Unable to enter the University of Gottlngen, although prepared for it, as 18 was the legal age ol admission. At tiie university he wrote a prize essay in his second year, taking it away from hundreds of senior students. He was a surgeon in tho army duviner the Franco-German war.] TO STAND BY PARNELL. Nationalist headers at Dublin Konow Their Vows of Fealty to aheir Chief. DUBT.IN, Nov. 10.—A meeting of the National League was held in this city, Sir. Edmund Leamy, member ot the House of Commons for So>n t.n Sligo, presiding. Mr. Leamy made- an a d d JT e s 9, in wh ichyref erring to the-re ports-ol the withdrawal of Parnell from the leadership^ of the National- is t party, he- said that Mr: Parnell was the chosen leader e?f the- party,and that the party would stand by him while ke stood by them. He would lead the party in the combat in Parliament during the coming session;, and: the Irish people would be more feflan' ever devoted to him. Mr. John Eedmond, member of the' House of Commons for North Wexfbrd, ridiculed the idea of Mr. Parnell beingprejudiced: in politics by the verdict' in. the O'Shea ease. His colleagues,, ho- s-aid, were bound; to him by unfailing: loyalty. Neve-r to the career of the Nationalists were the members of the' party more determined to stand by Pare- nelli Mr. Redmond's remarks were- greeted; wi'thebeo'cs. Mr. Joseph Kenny,, memben-of the Hanse of Commons, for South Cork, andi other leaders spoke-im a similar strain. sins. O'SIIKA. NEW SENATORS. GovofnoB Gordon, or Uworirlii, and Governor- W»n-ei>,. of Wyoming, Klected; M«ml>era of the- Upper Itrancli of Oon- Ga., Nov. 19.— John. B;. Gordon will succeed Joseph G. Brown. in the Pnited States Senate. The Son^ ate' a-iuJi House balloted Tuesday and-. Gordon got a Majority in both. The vote in the Senate stood: Gordon; 2fij; T. M. Norwood^ 7; Pat Calhoun, Oj: J. K. Mimes,, a; N. J. Hammond, 2;;8..B. Hawkins, I, IQ the House: Gordonj. 75;; Norwood, 38; Calhoun, 19; Hines,. 10j; Hammond, 7. Hammond and Hawkina tvece- not candidates. [John,B.. Gordoa is 69 years old ond ; a gpadut- ate-eit the Georgia University. Ho entered! bha Confederate army as Captain and rose to the rank of Major-General. He commanded a division of Lee's army during Grant's sfoge of Petersburg. General Gordon was elected Governor in 18tj& but was unseated. He was sent to the United Slates Senate in 1673 and again In 1879, but' resigned in 18H3 to go into railroad enterprises in New COVKHSOU UOMQON. York. In 1886 he took up his resid^aee again in Atlanta.] CHEYKNNK, Wyo., Nov. 1&, — Governor Francis E. SVarren was elected on Tuesday to the United States. Senate. Seven ballots were necessary to make the choice. On the last ballot H. A. Coffeen (Dem.) reveived 9. votes, M. C. Brown, 7; H. E. Mano* 1; John McCormick, 3, and Warren, 29. [The new Senator was bora in Massachusetts In 1&14. He served as a volunteer in the civil war and came to Wyoming in 1868. Ho has been engaged in stoclc-raisinR since that time.. He has served as Territorial Treasurer, mayog- of Cheyenne, Governor ot Wyoming undt* Arthur aud Harrison, ami was elected Governor of the Statu in September last over Geo«ge Baxter (Dem.).l Carried the Ulaok Banner. DUBUN, Nfc»v. 19.— The board-room of the Schull Union, County Cork, was be- sioged Tuesday by a great crowd of small farmers and laborers who oaiue to implore the guardians for either food or employment. The applicants, some of whom carried black banners, num^ bored fully 1,000. A. ftlortjiitife lor #76,000.000. PWHU, Ind., Nov. 19.— The Pittsburgh. Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis railwaj on Tuesday recorded a $75,000,000 mortgage in (avor of the New York Trust Company on all its leased au<i lines west of FOR A, MILLION. Another Firm, of Wall Street liankara. Falls—P. W. GttllUiaUet <b Co. I'.orcnd, to, Suspend«-Their labilities Estimated' »b 81,000,000. NEW YOHK,, IKsw. 19.—Walli street, i& still a centen- off attraction. When, tba- Stock Exchange opened the same tomb- ing of retucnJuig confidence noticeable Monday prevailed, and ewea the announttfl-naent of the suspension of, the banking house of P. W. Galiaowiet & Co. bad ver.y. little effect on, the' market. The bousft is one of the oldest in the* city andi its place of business is at & Wall street The failure, is said t» have be«n causer} by Ifcussell Sagje and several banks calling in loans ta> the fijm. The- liabilities are placed! at $1,000,000. The firm was composed of Peter M. Giallaudet ar.ii Henry !pitch. Thoy assigned to C, EMiott Minors The preferences are to Margaret E.. F. Gallaudet, HOj.000, and tcs Eraser & Minor, ttoeir attorneys, $6 fc OOO. MR. Minor said: "The faaare was brought about &# the calling in ol loans by the bajik, the sureiitjs pledged lor whicte had depreciated largely jn value through* tte recent decline in tbe market. We sine have otuar securUtes,, but the decline in them aluu has been, ao great that thw banks refu&ed to taka them at alL. The future of the fleao depends. largely on thai aotion of the instituiUons holdjjtg these loungi. White it is too earl^ to make nay dennite state ment, we think thai the HabUmte-s will be about S8WK.OOO or tiJOiXOOUr lilootly Fight in a Church. VIENNA, Nov. 19.--A fight oceurr** on Sunday at itistritz, Transylvania, be- tweeu the opposing members of one of the churches there. The trouble originated in the opposition of tho Saxon members: of the church to a newly-appointed Roumanian pastor. On Sunday, when the new minister attempted to enter the church, he was prevented front doing so by the Saxons. The supporters of the pastor came to his aid aud tried to force their way into tho uhurob, aud n desperate conflict »>uxued. Whea the battle was, ended it we,* found that six persons had. been sixteen injured. tfattetf 8tat«t TreaituPer ttntton Makes HI* Annual Report on tha Condition of NAtfonftt finances. WASttisrotosr, Nor. W.^-tJaited States Treasure* James N. Hustoti has sub* mltted to Secretary Windota his report on the operations and conditions of the Traaavtfj fof the fiscal year ended June W. A synopsis is as follows! The net ordinary revenues amounted t6 $403 080,883, a sum but twice exceeded in the history of the Government. The increase over the year before was $16,030,983, of which $11,725,191 came from the internal revenue. The ordinary expenditures were «887,736,*)6. an Increase of $15,789,871 over those of the yoar before. The growth of the revenues was, therefore, a little greater than that of the expenditures. There would have been a falling off in the latter but lor the Increase in pensions. The surplus revenues were $105,344,406, of which M>,304,2S4 waa paid out in premiums on bonds purchased. According to the warrants tne receipts of the Po8t-Olllco Department wore $fil,10«,041 and the expenditures $87,011,803, an Increase of between $5,000,000 and $0,000,000 on both sides. At the close of business Juno SO, 18S9, there stood charged to the Treasury on the boolts of tho department tho sum of 8073,899,118. To this were added the receipts of tho year from the revenues and on account of the public debt, amounting in all to $048,875,- S03, so that tho aggregate for which ho was accountable during the year was $1,321,774,483. Of this ho disbursed $030,247,078 on warrants of tho department, leaving $601,527,403 in his charge Juno 30,1800. There was Included in these accounts, however, upwards of $28,000,003 on deposit with the States under an oid law, besides nearly $1,500,000 of unavailable funds for which the Treasurer was not re sponstblo. On the other hand, there was on deposit with htm for various purposes a large sum of which the department tooK no account, and he had received other sums which had not yet been charged to him. Tho true amount for .which lie was accountable June 30, 1889, was $700,643,871 a«id $757,615.078 a yoar later, against which he held a like amount of assets, consisting of gold, silver, paper currency and deposits with. National banks. The amount of gold in theTreasury increased during the year from $303,387,719 to $320,933,145, and th« silver from $315',(60,779 to $346,831,- Exclusiveof amounts on deposit there was in the Treasury belonging to the Government Juno 30, 1889> $336,028,937, and June 30,1890, $286,- 88i,815, the amount of gold having Increased about $4.000vOOO, while tho silver decreased nearly $9,000,000. The liabilities decreased during the yoar Jrom $187,913,880 to $107,134,718, and the reserve, being the excess of assets over liabilities, ran dawn from $198,097,047 to'$179,SGO 097. ' The total obligations of the Treasury on all accounts were $1,810,678,475 June SO-, 188? and $!,7^2,240, M3 June 30, 1890. The debt less cash lathe Treasury was $1,059,034,60S. on the former date, and) was $964,325,084 on the latter. Not counting th# certificates of deposit the debt proper in ths shape of bonds and circulating notes was reduced from $1,250,043,186 to $1,145,400,980. Thte was effected at a tnital of $124,952,243 for principal and premiums. Nearly 174,000,000 of 4 per cent, bonds, and. upwards of $30,000,003. of V/i per cents, were- purchased. Important changes took place in the circulating medium, but they were of a more f avora-ble character than those-of the year before; There was a gain of $15,000>000 in the stock of. gold, an increase of $43,UOO,000 in that of' silver and a contraction of $26,000,000 in the volume of bank notes, resulting in a net increase of $32,000,000' in the aggregate supply of money. The total stock, including sertHieates of dopoats as well as the gold, silver and notes held in the Treasury for:their redemption is estimated to have increased-fram, $4,099,068,718 to JS,170)JB7,136, and the actual eirculatlju, being the stock less the amount; in the Treasury, from $l,38T,551,833to $1,443,083,618 In. round numbers the; circulation of June 30* 1SSO, consisted of $505)060,000 of gold and .gold, certificates, $-114,000.000' of silver and silver certificates, and $523,s009uTOO of United States aud National bank notesx Not much change hue. taken place In. the increment of the United States notes. Tfrera was a decline of activity in the issue and ire- demption of gold oertiflisates, with a erea*e of only $3,500,000, In the amount stand* in&. The absorption, «rf legal tender, silr ver into the circulation, in the form.! of. •tin* certificate of deposit, has been, fully rap to the means, of the Treasury for. supplying it. The freshi issue ot certificates- took up the year's coinage of standard silver dollars and three millions more. There was- also an outflow of between two and three mill- ions-ot fractional silver-dollar coins, which., en- couamges the hope thati. with good management, the Treasury, in the course of a few years more,, may be relieved of. tha redundant stoote: ofi these coins for some tizn&on hand. There was a decrease ot less than SS.OOO.OOOin. tflLe bonds held on deposit to secure National, bank circulation. O.wing chiefly to the lower- prices ruling for bonds.-, ta»e deposits for the retirement of National bank notes amounted to oaly $11,000,000. The Treasurer sugseste that as he is abouded, amce-holder he should, he allowed to select Jiis- own force of clerks wittoout the restriotions ol; tksi civil-service law,, -while that law might^ govern as regards dismissals. He suggests that greater flexibility migjdt bo given to the-currency if gold certificates of the denominations-; ol $5 and $10 were ' CELLS *ti«!*, ,6iit«M|i krf O'llrteii Will Find <i - * h *) h <m *' l * i * *** tbrn to ti'iiitnrt^l'hfcy Ai>« ftantificbd to Long Terms In Prison. DUBLIN, Nov. 20,—In the court at Clonmel a verdict of jfuilty was tendered against William O'Brien, John Dillon, Patrick O'Brien, all 6f Whom are ta6tfi- bers of Parliament; John Cullinane, Thomas Walsh, Patrick Mockler and Mr. Bolton, who were indicted on charges of conspiring to induce the tenants on the Smith-Barry estates not to pay rent. William O'Brien and Dillon WeVe each sentenced to twoterms.of imprisonment of six ^ months eacb, bat the sentences, are to run concurrently. Patrick O'Brien and Culli- nano wore each sentenced to six months' imprisonment, apd Walnh, Mockler and .Bolton to four months each. All the sentences wore without labor. Father Humphreys, Thomas J. Condon, mombnr of Parliament; Daniel Kelly and David Shoe hoy, member of Parliament, who were indicted on the same charges, were found not guilty and discharged. Mr. O'Brien and other members of Parliament who were convicted havo sent telegrams to Mr. Parneli expressing their fullest devotion to him. Mr. O'Brien has also sent tho following to Mr. Parnell: "In view of my six months' sentence nrydaty to my electors and colleagues and to you fs to resign, so that Monaghan may bo represented during the coming session of Parliament." BUFFALO, Nov. 20.— A correspondent showed th(3 cable dispatch stating that Dillon and O'Brien had been sentenced to six months-' imprisonment each to both the gentlemen as they were about to take dinner at th® Iroquo-Ss. It was the first intimation of the nevra- which they had re»- ceived. They both said they' expected: something of the kind, but hardly expected so'severo a sentence. They will finish thear work in America and then* return to England to* serve their terms of imprisonment unless there is some change in the status of the case. FAVOR PTCP PARTY. Thn Convention of ttoe National Non- Partisan W- C. T. K, Boelus at Allegheny City, S»a. PITTSUUHGHV Pa.., NOT.. 20,—The first annual meeting- of the National Non- Partisan Women's Christian Temperance Unions was opened in the North^ Avenu* Methodist Episcopal Church off Allegheny City at 10 o'clock a; mt. by the 'prea- dent, Mrs. Ellen- J.. Pbinney, of Cleveland, O. There were-present about 100 delegates, many, not hairing reached the city'in time fc-r-the opening of tho convention. The-tot halt ho-ar was devoted to religious exercise*. Short addresses were made' by M-FSi- J. Ellen Foster, of Iowa; Mr*. Alfredi,. «rf Brooklyn, and Mrs. Phinnp.y. The' report of the General Secretary,. Miss F. Jennie Duty', of. Cleveland,, was most encouraging, showing excellent work achieved by the associates in its ten months' existence:- M-rsi. Poster and Mra Bailey, of Iowa;:Mre> Pbinney, of Cleveland, and Mra. Campbell, president of the Pennsylvania, association, spoke briefly. The-ooev«nDi««i will bo in session all weeki. The committee- oni nesoPuiMons was maile up as follows:.- Virginia, Mrs. Joton W. Flowers;;N«w Yor.kv Mrs. Col- lists; District of Columbia,. M us. Foster; Pbiwisylvania, Mrs*. 3-hopa-Bd; Ohio, Mrs. Mary E. Ingersollt. Iowa, Mrs. Bsiilfty; Vermont,'. Miss-i Parlt; Maine, MissF. H. Beale;; Illinois,. Mrs. Dietz; New Jersey, Mrs;,. Lukons;: California, MBS. Blake. In the evening••Mtab.Bllbni JL Pbinney delivered the president?s-.addir®ss. This d«alt with the wo«k. aoaamplished during the nine months*' eaiateace of the umion, the needs.-, off the* departments, and ended with aanearnesti, exhortation tor future zeal.. An> address was also • wade by Mrs. Lydia Hi.'.Hilton, of Washington, which erobraoodl li»r report as . legislative secretary.. Speeches were dteiivered by several; of ifae delegates and tho sessiou, adjpuuaed to meet in fclae morning. SHOWS INCREASE. Report* Muile to the-. Matftioiial Farmer*' Mutual ISeiieUtr Asaociutlou. SPRINGFIELD,, Ilh,, S 0 v. SO. — The morning's session i ofi the Farmers' Mutual Benefit:. AfceoesBation was devoted to the reception of reports. The Secretary rep.or.toi the total' number of lodges in. tho United States as 4,<J47; ; a, 776, waee, organized within the year; sixxStata. assemblies and! seventy-eight coupifcy assemblies were. also orgEwiized withiiiM the year.. Of the< lodges ojrganizedidlmriag the yfrar l.OOSbi were in Indiana. 807 in, Illinois,.. 153 in, Kansas*, ffil in Kentucky, 480 in Iowa, 3b in v West Virginia, 38 in. Ohio, J8 in Njsboaska, 10 irb Missouri*. and Sjin Arkansas. The tol»l reportodi membership, w&.i dues paidj up, is now 107,7*5, and thought t&ere are aft Ieas*j50,000 mow* members a»f the order unroported. -s^e States ha Ing heaviest moin.b»rship are.; Indiana, 630sIllinois,.4jiJU75, and Kansas, 9,6?flr" 3fhe follawlngr officers were elected' President, W. J. Stillwell, of fort Branch, ladl; Vice-Proaident, BU O. Mfarkley, Q& Burlingtom, Kan.; Secretory, P. Steiie, of Mount Vtowon, »L; Treasurer, T.. W. Waynes, «f Mosgaafleid, Ky. A resolution was adoptedi favoring the confederation of tl^e F. M.. B. A. the Patauas of Huslwutdry, thaFarmers' Allianse *nd the Kmtghts of Imbor foi the maitual advantage of these or^ani- zatiowa. • Indianapolis is selected as tba next, place of mooting. KNIGHTsjOF LABOR. A. Syuop»U oi *u«, ResolmUoBs Adopt** at the Uenver Coivn>utiou. DKNVEU, Get. Nov. 30,—The Knights ol Labor Wtxdnesdayha,Ye recommended the establishment in the Government, of all documents issued by the Gov eminent or State shall b« kept for the use of the public. They declared themselves in favor of free coinage of silver, tne Australian system of balloting the S? r $w,, nt °» th * ? i ? ht - hour J a* i« SK^?' ?£^& V°WW to pass every town, a room where A GREAT OOMBtNE, CbnlolldftHofl of Mftrveuer M(t* Mrtnum«itaMt»-tho y*t C»&« All the t^adlnfr Crfiftprtnii*; dl *jiitftt stock, iaSiOoo 060. CHICAGO, Nov. 20.—The obarte* of the American Harvester Company ,wa8 filed at. Springfield Wednesday,. This ftew Corporation Is one of the largest iit the country and comprises twenty-five tnower and reaper factories,' all the cutter-bar factories in the cbuntry and many twine and cordage works. Its capital stock is $85,000,000, ahd it will do the mowst' and teaper business of the world. The directors of the new company will be Cyrus H. McCormick, William Dcering, Hon. Walter A. Wood, Lewis Miller, Colonel A. L. Conger and General A. S. Bushnelh The plans of this great corporation were drawn up in Akron, O., and wore brought to completion last Friday at the Auditorium Hotel, where tho heads of departments and hnavy stockholders in the corporations interested were in secret session for four daya. The following are the concerns interested: McCormicU Harvesting Machine Company, William Dcering & Co., Chicago; Piano Manufacturing Company, Rocltfora, 111.; Minneapolis Harvester Works; Milwaukee Harvester Company; George Estfcrly & Co., Whitewater, Wis.; AIDOS, Whitely & Co., Springfield, O.; Aultman, Millor & Co., Whitman & Barnes Manufacturing: Company, and Empire Mower and Reaper Works, Altron, O.; tho Walter A. Wood Mower and Reaper Company, Hoosiek Falls, N. Y.;. C, Anltman & Co., Canton, O.; Johnstown Harvester Company Batavla, N. Y.; D. S. Morgnir & Co., Brockport, N. Y.j Adrlance, Platt, & Co., Poi-ffhlceei/sle, N. Y.; the Richardson Manufacturing Company, Worcester, Mass.; Soinerling, Miller & Co., Doylestown, O., and Hbover fc Gamble, Miamisburg, O. This is an actual consolidation and not a trust, every concern' losing its Identity and working under-a corporate head known as the American Harvester epTnpany. The country will be divided into three grandl divisions, with a manager for euch,. and, •while' nothing definite has be«i settled!, it is said that Colonel Ganger will be made manager o£ th® Central division, Walter A. Wood) of febe Eastern; and E. K. Butler of tiie-Weat- ernv The on.Sput or capacity ofi the- now corporation) will be about 150,'000 mow- ' ers-amd bindB-i-s annually. Ifc.vvilli employ an array of 50,000'mem andi will have lfiOj.000 agsuts. Golbnel Cowge-r, who has spent' sorn'e- time-upon the-matter, was seen at the< Auditorium- EMsel and questioned-concerning-, tho new company. He replied.!? '•TJiti-netv compmsfT is organized for tlwpup. pose of building harvesting machines.- I can. recalllovor eighty different companies engagedi In the- business whSe-ln have failed, entailing a- loss upon, farmers,.laboring men, manucactur-- ers, bankers and'other people of betweei»J35 - OOJ.OOO.' and; !Mfl|<»3CH9JO. While same- companies have been successful, the general-; busi- nesswns-ih such condition that some change' became-necessary to, give the farmers better machines and at lower prices, if possible,-, mid. without disaster to the manufacturer. The- only.- way. td> accomplish this- was' by the. formation) ot an entire now. com-, pany, aadithe-namesKafi'the directors mentioned will be-aisnfflcient'gnas-anty that tha company will be successfully and conservativelyvman- aged,. Wo have noWereidcd upon all the officers; b&* it is understood that Mr. McCOrmick; Is-to ba-president!. 3Tr. Wood vice-president! : and. Mr. Dcering.;ohairmian of the board .of, directors."" Nt>'M»w builHiijgs. will be erected-iand; no«stat>lisbmentffi will be closed!.;. T>he< ' several- concerns-, which have hitherto, been -operatediass independent corapeti-- tors will hereaftsr- be operated^Under- one ma-nagement.. The force ofrsales-- m.en wi%be red used, as there will no. longer be the- fieoeo competition im the'fi*ld whiohi now exists. The com-p,any, proposes--; to» .make bindewtwinev. This, .however, a matter of the- - futUTOt- At preseniU the binder-twine iniitustry is oantoiailled by a; trust. Th;e-American' H-fci'vester Comflflny al-read^has two. twine factories^-one at;, Akron, O., andi the other • at the- Deerihg works^ihitiliiis city. TBese fac-.- toriea will be-ruimuip to their capacity,, and, unless satisfiactory arrangements . witbli the twine^ toast can boa effected, new\ factories will probably be built. The com pany, doBS, not propose to be at, the-morcy ofiaDjs-ta-ust whatever. Under the new yegime the-machinea^ will!be materialltr improved! Hereto-for-a- the moats, valuable mower andi reader pate»ts>- have been ?ield by ai doa»n different firms, each i of which;, controlled its, own patents .absolutely/ aind: was debawwdtfrom using,*he patents^ af.'the other firms. Now the-individuali concerns are* jjjiat owners, of all th.e> The objeott af the formation of ttto. American Harvester Company is to make, cuxmey. Att the same tirao the gentle*. :ro«n who ana-ait, tho head at the new oa- iterprisQ olaLno that the prioesi ol machines will Be lowesedi. The expoasea of opera&ng, a'dv&Kfcis<- tng and marketing will be reduced Midie-i- the new.-glan. agencies wiOlli be combined. All shipments to<A.usttalia, for instance, will ba handled "Uy a single agaat at Sydaayo*- Melbourne thereafter, whereas eaeltafflB" oern now has its own Australian ageafc The ij»mf..3e , savings, itt. is claimed, will perEjiifr a re&afrtion in priaaa and also, leave a t lia,rg« margiai of profit for t&ie company. Tha new cacpoj-ation is a, stock comgiutyand the profits will be distributed 900 rata according to the aiaxj-unts of tb0 stock subscriptions. It Is. underst»o4 that one.Chicago oonown has subseclbed »ll,« 000,.0oo and anetker $ti,000,(itta to tha no.w enterprise. Huron SWU fun HURON, tj. Et,, jjov. 80. —At a mass- »»eting Tuesday night resa) utions wera Adopted instraotiug the capital commit- tea to contes.4, tJtto recent eiaetion, so fa» »s it relates to the permanent capital «| South Jput to Pe.ifcli, Nov. Six—Advices froaj Coreaby the way of JPekin state that the brother of the Kiag of Corea* who was arrested as the leader of the recent conspiracy to murder the King, has been put to death, and his head expose* on. the chief gate of Seoul.' Fatal lipiler Mttss., Nar. 80.- „_„ at the Marblehead pumping station, whfrre « reservoir is weingr ouilt, exploded, killing Join, ftuan, tbe engi- who wfts Lurlotf a

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