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TO COtttrESPONDENTS. ».l communications for this paper thonia bo ftceofn. Stud by thenmno of the authors not ncoessnrlly for 6llC»tlon,but IM an evidence of good faith on tho i of tho writer. Write only on one nldc of the pa- Be nnrttcularljr careful in Rlvlnpr mtmcs nnd dates _ ..vo thi! letters nnd ilpirea Plain nnd dlattnct. Prop- r name* are often difficult to decipher, hRcaueo of tuo ' elesa manner In which they are written. A HEUTIO who died in Chicago theoth- at the ago of 108 never heard ol until the latter had been sixty-five years. '' BELGIUM has such restricted franchise i that only a little over ten per cent, of 'the adult male population possesses the tight of voting at parliamentary elections. , JOHN STKPIIENSON. tho great American horse-car builder, is now a halo and hearty 1 octogenarian and as full of business push us he was when he turned out his first bob-tail car. A niT.r, is ponding 1 in the Wisconsin senate which provides that overy person who has for a third time been convicted of crime, whether in that state or in the United States, shall be deemed an habitual criminal and shall not be released at the end of his third term, but detained for the remainder of his life. 1 HKMP8TKAD WASII- BUUNK. THK story is told of an old-time Bangoi> merchant who had a propensity for picking up a.ll the stray buttons that came in his way, that during his long fife he. filled a barrel in his store with them. After his death some one had the curiosity and patience to go through the lot, bxit failed to find two buttons of the same, pattern. KING HUMHKUT, of Italy, has been awarded a gold medal by a state commission "for civil valor," tho occasion being the collapse of a house in Home last January. His majesty climbed down a rickety ladder into the cellar ahead of every one else, and assisted in rescuing several persons who were badly injured from the ruins. SINCE 1820 immigration from foreign countries to the United States has added to our population over 15,000,000 persons, and more than half that number have arrived since 1870. During 1S89, 444,500 carac, and in the first four months of 1890, 03,80:J landed at Castle Garden, as against 74,-154 in the corresponding- months of 1SS9. TIIK following plan is adopted in the Paris laboratory for testing the comparative durability of paving stones. A sample of the rock is placed upon a horizontal plate rotating around a vertical axis and pressed against it by suitable, contrivances. Tho wear is then compared with that of a standard inate- Uial under the same conditions. BOI.CKOW, VAUGHN & Co. enjoy the distinction of being the largest firm in England. There are employed in the various; departments 13,075 workmen, receiving over 64,500,000 annually in wages. The chief products last year were 1,877,094 tons of coal, 597,05C tons of coke, 1,877,094 tons of iron ore, 478,749 tons of pig-iron and 194,077 tons of finished steel. AT THE POLLS. How the Battle of th« Ballots on Tuc»« day Resulted—Chicago Elects a Republican Mayor—Plnney Chosen Suprema Judge in Wisconsin—.Returns from SeT- eral Other States. CHICAGO, April 8.—The Herald, a democratic organ, in an extra issued at 4:30 a. m. concedes the election of Hempstead Washburne, republican candidate for ina.vor, by a plurality of 1,710. There were five candidates for mayor in the field, as follows: Hempstead W a s h b u r n e (rep.), Do witt C. Cregier—the present incumbent — (dem.), Carter Harrison (hid. dem. ) , Elmer W ash- burn (citizens), and Thomas Morgan (socialist). From the returns received Kiolbassa (dem.) leads for treasurer, Richolson (rep.) for attorney and Van Cleave (rep.) for clerk. The result of the aldermanic election is still in doubt in most wards. Returns are coming in from the township and municipal elections held throughout the state on Tuesday. R. D. Lawrence (rep.) is elected mayor of Springnold by 350 majority over Charles F. Hay, the present democratic incumbent. The democrats elect the remainder of the city ticket by about 200 majority. 0 alesburg elected a license mayor, and the new mayor of El Paso is a democrat. Republicans elected township officers in the following places: Peoria, Marttnsville, Cerro Gordo, Bloomington, Tuscola, Wenona, Monmouth, Rock Island. Democrats won in the following: Carrollton, Joliet, Carthage, Quincy, Naperville, Waukegan, Arcola, Ramsey, Salem, Auburn, Casey, Nashville, Kankakce. WISCONSIN. MADISON, Wis., April 8.—S. U. Pinney, of Madison, has been elected associate justice of the Wisconsin su- premo court, to succeed Chief Justice Colo, whose term expires next year. His majority over E. H. Ellis, of Green Bay, will probably be large. Returns up to midnight from cities throughout the interior of the state gave Pinney majorities in every instance, with the exception of the lake shore, where Ellis resides and has particular strength. Pinney's majority from present indication may reach UO,- 000. Pinney represented the non-partisan judiciary element, while Ellis ran as an independent candidate. Returns from towns throughout the state show that the no-license party has carried IJcloit for the first time in thirty years. License carried the day in Durand, Ashland and Waupaca. Republicans elected their candidates for mayor in Beloit, Durand, Elroy, Jauesville, Lake Geneva, Racine, Sheboygan Falls, Waukesha, Whitewater, Manitowoc. Democrats were successful in Appleton, Hudson, Plymouth, Prairie du Chien, Sheboygan, Waupun, Fort Atkinson, Mineral Point, Oshkosh, Ripon, Watertown. MICHIGAN. LANSING, Mich., April 8.—Private dispatches received at the governor's office indicate conclusively that the republicans have elected their state ticket, including Robert M. Montgomery, of Grand Rapids, as associate justice of THE Duke of Maiiborough, who ranks among the bright Englishmen of the day, has an article in the current number of the Fortnightly Review comparing- English railroads with those of the United States. Among other 'things he says: "Our English railways ;are toy systems; our rolling-stock, toy I the supreme court, by a plurality which freight-carriers compared with the j will not vary greatly from 5,000. (trains which are run all over America." ; •TnK death of Gen. J ohiiston removes one of the best known figures in Washington, lie was a small, slight man, but little over five feet high, with his ^7est Point training written all over him in spite of his eightj'-four years. Three years ago ho suffered the loss of bis wife, an attractive woman much younger than himself, and whom he married when well on toward middle life. lie never recovered from her death. AT a meeting of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, at Calcutta, a pieeo of cable was exhibited, showing that the India rubber covering had been pierced by a blade of grass. The piercing was so complete and the contact with the copper core so perfect that "dead earth," as it is technically called, was produced and the efficiency of tho cable destroyed. Tho species of the grass, owing to its dried-u'p condition, could not ba determined. __^___________ IN England and in Canada there are Vegularly incorporated coffee-house companies. These put philanthropy on a business basis and make it pay good dividends. One company was formed in Liverpool in 1875, with a share capital of $200,OCO. It has now 68 houses and luis never paid less than 10 per cent. In Birmingham a similar cpmpmy was formed in 1877, with a capital of $100,000. This pays from 10 to 15 per cent. THOUGH the development of the mineral wealth of the South is building up new cities and towns thuSoutherners still continue a ruriil people dwelling in small communities. The old cities, while they prow, grow but slowly, and the new boom cities do not quite verify the fig- ores of the boomers. The special bulletins of tho cuaisus bureau dealing with populations by counties show that there are very few counties in the South which have 00,000 or more inhabitants. Throwing Maryland out of the catagory fche Southern States contain only one big city, New Orleans. RECKNTI.Y in the United States senate chamber isoine amazing statistics were given as by saathority, and their accuracy has not since been questioned. These relate to the wealth of the country and the distribution thereof. During the double decade from 18<JO to 1880 the national wealth increased at the rate oi' Sj-CfXJ.OuO for every hour. With every outstanding claim paid, we have fc baltnicc in our favor of botweej? 800,- M)0,Ol'U.U','(! and $70,000,OQO,OGO. This is | flue showing. But it is shadowed JOjiinoufaly by tho increasing tendency ". $JM? part of this wealth to gravitati IJf KANSAS. KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8.—Elections were held in Kansas Tuesday in all cities of the first and second classes. The registration of women at the present election exceeded any former registration. At Topeka the registration lists were augmented by about 400 new names of women. At Wichita the increase was about !iOO, at Leavev worth 250 and at Atchisou 300. At Kansas City, Kan., 1,245 women were registered, at Leavenworth 2,748, in Topeka 2,740, in Wichita 2,300 and Atchisou about 1,800. Dispatches from the large cities of Kansas indicate that the vote of women, compared to the registration, was proportionate to the male vote. Most of the women had their tickets pro- pared at homo or at places of meeting and their stay at the polls was only long enough to permit them to deposit their ballots. Only a few female candidates appeared on any of the tickets, and these few were up for election for no oiliccs higher board. Abilc'iio is the only city Citizens' Alliance victory. Returns from L«:aveiiworth show that the entire republican ticket has boon elected. This is the first republican victory for six years in that vicinity. At Lawrence the republicans were also successful. KLSKW1IEBK. ST. Louis, April 8.—The municipal election was full of excitement and surprises. There were three parties iu the field with candidates for the municipal assembly. Tho democrats carried the day, electing their entire council ticket. The election insures a democratic mayor in 18lt;5, and pluralities for the democratic presidential electors of that year. KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8.—Thomas F. llannon (rep.) has probably defeated J. C. Stout for mayor, and the prospects are for a general republican victory. BURNED TO DEATH. Children at than zneinbez-ship on the school reporting a VETERANS REJOICE. Vhe Original Grand Army Post Cclebntt* ing Its Silver Anniversary at Deeatur, 111.—How the Great Soldiers' Society "Was Founded. DEOATun, 111., April 7. •*- Power'i opera house, one of the handsomest in the state outside of Chicago, was filled Monday night by the citizens of Decatur to witness the opening of the twenty- fifth anniversary of the organization of the first post.U. A. 11. ,in the country. The opera house has a seating capacity of 1,'SOO, and every chair was occupied. Dunham post, which is the outgrowth of original Post No. 1, occupied seats on the stage, the Woman's Relief Corps being given the center tier of the parquette. There were 856 members present. At 8:30 p. m. Mayor Knnan, commander of the post, one of the charter members of Post No. 1, called the post to parade-rest and explained to the assemblage, the occasion. The announcement was followed by a selection of national airs by Woodman's orchestra. The reading of general order No. 18, issued by Commander Vea/.ey, announcing the simultaneous observance of this occasion, was read by Rev. Mr. King, supplemented by the address of the commander, which was also read by Mr. King, the entire audience remaining upon its feet. Miss Belle Steele, daughter of Maj. Stecle, of Decatur, sang the "Red, White and Blue, Dunham post coming in on the chorus. Two vohimes of personal war sketches were presented to the post by David S. Shollaberger, who, in his presentation remarks, stated that he was not a soldier in the dark days, but he was a patriotic citizen. These volumes are so bulky that they could not be brought on the stage. Commander Kanan called upon Comrade and State Senator Johns to respond to the gift. The response was gracefully made. Ex-Gov. Oglesby responded o a unanimous call for a speech. He made an eloquent appeal for the completion of the national memorial hall and said that Decatur was the place for it. Of the thirteen men who assisted in the organization of Dunham Post No. 1 but six survive. B.F. Stephenson is dead. M. F. Kanan is still living and is serving his third term as mayor of this city. G. R. Stecle is treasurer of Macon county. J. T. Bishop is comptroller of Bradford, Pa. C. Reibsame is a wholesale merchant in Bloomington, 111. B. F. Sibley is a physician in Decatur and J. L. Coltriu is a printer here. George Dunning, I. C. Pugh, J. H. Nale, J. W. Routh. Joseph Prior and A. Toland are dead. Maj. Stephenson formulated the grand army idea when he was a soldier on the field. When the war was over he submitted his plan to several comrades who did not think much of it at the time. He traveled about the state urging his notion on the old comrades, but found no encouragement. Such an organization meant expense and the soldiers had not recuperated from the shock of the war. Stephenson himself was as poor as a church mouse. He submitted his scheme to Richard J. Oglesby, then governor; John W. Snyder, Robert M. Woods, John A. Lightfoot, John S. Phelps and others of Springfield. Doubtless from each of these friends he received many suggestions that were incorporated in the plan. In the spring of I860 at the request of c-.onu-ades J. W. Routh and M. F. Kanan Stophenson visited Decatur with his manuscript plans of organization, briefs for ritual, etc., and placed them in the hands of J. W. Routh, J. T. Bishop, M. F. Kanan and George H. Dunning, who revised the manuscript and formulated the original constitution, regulation and ritual of the order. Next to the charter in interest are the minutes of tho first assembly of old Post 1, which are as follows: "At un informal meuting held April 6, 1866, for the purpose of organizing an encampment of the Grand Army of the Kopublic, the following named persons were mustered by Muj. B. P. Sterhenson and constituted charter members: "I. C. Pngh, J. W. Routh, J. H. Nale, G. H. Dunning, M. F. Kanim, I N. Coltrin, G. K. Steele, John Prior, J. T. Bishop, B. F. Sib'.oy, C. Reibsame, Aquilla Toland. "When, upon motion, tho encampment entered into an election of officers, with the following result: "Officers for the district: Brte.-Gen. I. C. Pugh, commandant of district; Lieut.-Col. J. H. Nale, district quartermaster; J. W. Koutli, district adjutant. Olllcers for the post: M. P. Hunan, post commander; G. U. Steule, post adjutant; G. H. Dunning, post quartermaster; Chris Keibsame, officer of the. day; J. T. Uishop, officer of the guard; J. W. Kouth, post Bui-geou. 'All of whom were duly mustered by Maj. Btcphenson, who then declared the encampment duly organized and ready for the transaction of any business which might come bufore it, and signed it the post of honor as Decatur encampment No. I. "On motion, a committee of two was appoint ed to procure u suitable room for the encampment and report at next regular meeting. "On motiun, Tuesday was decided upon us the niyut for regular meetings. On motion, ad jourucd to meet April 10, IMJ'J. "M. F. KANAN, Post Commander, "GuoiuiB U. STEBI.E, Post Adjutant." Such was the birth of tho Grand Army of the Republic. The records o\ Post 1 were lost for many years, uuc not until 1887 were they found, am then only in part. General order No. ] was issued on the 1st of April, 16(59, from Springfield, 111., and the following ofdcers were announced: Col. Jules C Webber, aid de camp and chief of stair, and Col. John M. Snyder, quartermaster general, Canton, 111.; Maj Robert M. Woods, adjutant general Joliet, 111.; Capt. John A. Lightfoot, assistant adjutant general; Lieut. J. S. Phelps, aid de camp, Chicago. EDMUNDS RESIGNS. Ihe Venerable Vermont Statesman A»" ; Bounces HI* Retirement from th* Senate, WASHINGTON, April 8. — Senator George F. Edmunds, of Vermont, has been in the senate of the United States since April, 1806, and in nearly if not quite all of that time has been one of the republican leaders, has r e- signed, the resignation to take effect tho first day of November next. It is thought Secretary Proctor will be his sue COBS oi. The SKNATOB EDMUKDS. resignation of Senator Edmunds is not a surprise to those who have known his feelings. Tho reasons for his course, Senator Edmunds said, wero purely personal. His own health and that of his family made residence in Washington during tho winter season unsafe. He had arranged to spend the winters in the milder climate of South Carolina, and would go to Aikeii with his family, only coming to Washington at occasional intervals to attend to any business he might have in the supreme court. In speaking of his resignation Senator Edmunds recalled that it had bec;i mailed to the governor of Vermont April G, and he considered his service as a senator ended from that date. It was April Ii, 18GO, that he took his seat in tho senate under appointment by the governor to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Solomon Foote. His services in congress therefore made an even twenty-five years. Senator Edmunds, in response to questions, reiterated that his resignation was due solely to the personal reasons which he outlined. There could be no doubt that he looked upon the act as closing his public life, and no talk of the supreme bench or of the English mission will find encouragement from him when it is hoard in the future, as it surely will be. The following is a copy of the letter tendering his resignation to the JTOV- ernor of Vermont: "UNITED STATES SENATE, WASHINGTON, April C, 1891—Sir: Considerations entirely personal lead me to tender you, as the governor of the state of Vermont, my resignation of the office of senator of tlio United States, the resignation to take effect on the first ilny of November, A. D., 1891. "This action has been for some time in contemplation and is llnullv decided on and communicated to you lit this time in order that there may be ample time to hear and consider the views of the people of our state in respect to the selection ot my successor. "In thus terminating, my official relations •with the state I beg to express to her steod- fast, intelligent and patriotic citizens my profound gratitude for the long and unwavering confidence and support they have given mo (covering an eventful period of a quarter of a century) in my efforts to promota and defend, so tar as I have been able, their honor and welfare in common with that of all tbn people of tho United States. '•In ceasing to be a senator 1 am proud that I continue to be a citizen of our beloved commonwealth and that I may. \v|th my fellow- citizens in private life, continue to strive for the maintenance of those principles of liberty, equality and justice in government which have, without the shadow of turning, animated them, from the foundation of the republic. I am, sir, very respectfully yours, "GEORGE F. EDMUNDS." Senator Edmunds notified Vice President Morton, the president of the senate, of his resignation in a letter of which the following is a copy: '•UNITED STATES SENATE, WASHINGTON, April 0.—Si'.-: It becomes my duty to inform you that I have sent to tho governor of the state of Vermont my resignation of the otneo of senator of tho United States to take effect on the first day of November next. Accept, sir, for yourself and the, senate, my parting salutations, embracing personal good wishes for all ts members, and a eontident good hope for ijs uturo as 'the shoot anchor of tho republic. 1 I am, sir, very respectfully yours, F. EDMUNDS," VETERANS ON PAHADE, Old Soldiers March Before Admiring Thousand* at fteontnr, 111.—More O. A. ft. Official History, DKCATUB, 111., April 0.—Fifteen thoii- Band veterans, woman's relief corps, Sons of veterans and sight-seers thronged the streets of Decatur and crowded hotels and boarding 1 houses Wednesday. It was the big day of the eilver anniversary of the Grand Army of the Republic at tho birthplace of the order.. The parade took place in the afternoon. There were 3,500 veterans in line, including Gen. \V. G. Veazey, commander in chief, and staff; Department Commander Distin and staff, Gov. Fifer and staff, the six surviving charter members of old Post 1, Chaplain Lo7.ier, John M. Snyder, John S. Phelps and John A. Lightfoot, of Bloomington, the first assistant adjutant general, aged 77. There were visiting comrades present from Missouri, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Ohio departments. Lusty cheering was heard along the gayly decorated streets, and as the brass and martial bands played army tunes the old soldiers acted as they did in 1805 when they came marching home. At night there were two camp fires, one in a pavilion tent, where Commander Distin, R. J. Oglesby, Gen. Veazey, Gen. Marden, Chaplain Lozier, Gov. Fifer and others delivered addresses. The Woman's Relief Corps delegates had a camp fire in the opera house. In the forenoon the organization of the state convention of the Woman's Relief Corps was effected, Mrs. D. A. Leaverton, department president, in the chair. In seven years the department has paid out $19;028 in charitable work. The convention has 507 members. Rockford will probably secure the '02 encampment and Thomas C. Fullerton will probably be the next commander. In the competitive drill Wednesday afternoon the Decatur camp, Sons of Veterans, defeated the Springfield camp for a purse of $50. Members of Gen. Stcphcnsou's first staff prepared the following official letter oa the origin of the Grand array and presented it to Commander Vcazey Wednesday: ! "CoMitADB W. G. VTIAZEY, COMMANDER IN CHIEF GIIA.NB ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC—Sir: The undersigned make the following statement of the origin of the Grand Ariuy of the Republic: £>r. B. F. Stephenson was the originator of the idea. He made the first draft of the ritual. The ritual was rewritten and perfected by Col. John M. Snyder, Capt. John H. Pholps and Maj. Robert Miinn Woods in February. Capt. Phelps brought the manuscript to Decatur and had tho ritual printed. Meanwhile Dr. Stephcuson appointed the following staff: Gen. J. C. Webber, A. P. C.; Captain John S. Phelps, A. D. C.; Col. John M. Suydcr, Q. M. G.; Capt. John A. Lightfoot, Asat. Adjt. Gen., and Maj. Robert M. Woods, Adjt. Gen. Maj. Robert M. Woods wrote the declaration of principles, constitution, charter, etc., and had them printed at Springfield. Commander Stephensou sent the original constitution, ritual, etc., to Decatur for revision, where Capt. M. F. Ksiniva, George Danning, J. W. Routh and others revised them and returned them to Springfield, where theV were again revised by Commander Stephenson and staff and made tho permanent chart of the Grand Army of the Republic. The name 'Grand Army' was suggested by Dr. Stephenson himself and the words 'of the Republic' were added at the suggestion of dipt. M. F. Kanan. "Post No. 1 was organized with M. F. Kanan commander and George R. Steele adjutant. They were granted the number '•!" because of their ansistance in getting up the organization. The post was organized by Dr. Stephenson, assisted by Capt. John S. Phelps. Neither of the members of the staff has any knowledge of any connection of Chaplain W. J. Rutledge with Ihe original organization. Col. J. C. "Webber and Capt. John S. Phelps organized the posts in Illinois and Maj. R. M. Woods was detailed to organize the state departments. The conference for arranging details of organization was also attended by Lieut.-Col. 'Ed' Terrible Kate of Two Small 1'lattrtville, Col. PI.ATTSVJLLK, Col., Aprils.—A sad accident occurred Monday night, resulting in the death of Myrtle and Lottie Lumry, aged 0 and -i years. Both children wore busily engaged in starting a fire in the kitchen stove and used coal ell. The can exploded, setting fire to Loth the. little ones. Lottie inhaled the flames and was burned about the face and body and died about 6 o'clock. Myrtle's injuries extended from knees shoulders, and she suffered greatly *tes*t I THE OFFICIAL COUNT. It Will Be Needed to Decide Who !• Mayor of fchlcago--How the Woman Voted In Kftn§a«. CHICAGO, April 9.—At a late hour it 10 claimed by the democrats that all the returns have been received and that the vote for mayor stands: Cregier (dem.), 40,035; Hempstead Washburne (rep.), 46,700; Cregier's plurality, 285. The republicans, on the other hand, strongly maintain that Hempstead Washburne has been elected, and only the official count will decide which is mayor. The republicans charge that returns are being held back, and this, together with a number of alleged mysterious doings On the part of the democratic campaign managers, they say, is pretty good evidence that fraud is being attempted. J. K. B. Van Cleave (rep.), for city clerk, and I?. F. Richolson (rep.), for city attorney, are elected beyond doubt. Peter Kiolbasssa (dem.),.for city treasurer, is probably elected by a plurality of 300 or 400. in the aldermanic election returns indicate the choice of twenty-three democrats nnd eleven republicans. This will make the council stand: Democrats, 48; republicans, 35. The democratic town tickets were successful in South, West and North Chicago and Lake, while the republicans were successful in Lake View and Hyde Park. IT WAS CI-OSR IN CINCINNATI. CINCINNATI, April 9.—The official count by the board of elections gives Mosby (rep.), candidate for mayor, 35,683 votes, and Tafel (dem.), 35,44.4, Mosby's plurality being 138, KANSAb. KANSAS CITT, Mo., April 9.—The result of the municipal elections in Kansas has been a surprise to the republicans. In Topeka and Fort Scott the women supported the citizens' ticket and elected the mayors' of both towns over the regular republican nominees. The republican politicians are bitter in their denunciation of the municipal woman's suffrage act which was passed in 18ST by a republican legislature. In Topeka the wives of several of the best known republicans of the state banded themselves together and voted for the democrat, giving as their reason that the republicans had organized the negro vote. The same is true in Leavcnworth, Fort Scott and Kmporiiv. The municipal elections demonstrate that the Citizens' Alliance is not well organized and will have but little influence in the state campaigns. Ottawa, Clay Center, Garden City, Lawrence, Holton, Great Hend, Eureka, Beloit, Leavonwort.h and Wichita were carried by the democrats, but by a greatly reduced majority. Abilene, Yates Center and Arkansas City elected the Citizens' alliance tickets. In Dodgo City the anti-prohibition ticket was elected. Ottawa elected candidates from each of the tickets. A special to the "Star" from Topeka, says: Unofficial returns show that E,. F. Coff ran (democrat and citizens) is elected mayor by a plurality of 200 over Quinton (republican). Coffran's election is a great surprise and it is attributed to the white wornens' vote. Quinton had the solid colored women's vote, and when it was manifest that the white women went to Coffran, the wives of many prominent and' well- known republicans voted for Coft'ran while their husbands supported Quinton. The negro vote was the largest | ever polled. Altogether the result was i a decided victory for the women, and it AMERICAN PORK. Germany Said to Have Decide i to lie' mow the Kiuburgo. BKKLIN, April 7.—It is announced that the German government has definitely resolved to withdraw the embargo placed upon American pork. It is added, however, that the official notice of this withdrawal will probably be delayed for sums time, in view of certain negotiations which are still going on between the German government and tnc government of the United States through the intermediary of $hf> ,.„ DIED TOGETHER. Two Young Women Create it Sensation in N«'W Me.iico—{'referring Death to Life They Commit Suicide by Mutual Consent on Easter Sunday. DKNVEB, Col., April 8.—A Santa Fe (N. M.) special says: Details of an Easter Sunday tragedy at White Oaks, N. M., has reached here, the affair being a double suicide in which two handsome young women, formerly of Liberty, Mo., wero the actors. Borne two years ago Miss Portia Hill came from Liberty to serve as governess in the family of a Mrs. Goodwin Ellis. At the end of a year she married Howard Doyle, a brother of Mrs. Ellis, and a prominent young ranchman. On their bridal tour they met an old friend of the bride, Miss Jessie llidglcy, who replaced Mrs. Doyle as governess in tho Ellis home. It was their custom to spend Saturday night and Sunday together. On last Easter Sunday Mrs. Doyle cnrac oil a visit to Miss Kidgley and the two wero seen in long earnest eoiivirsal ion at various times during the day, avoiding th» other members of the family. In the afterm < n they went for a walk, and in an old corral near by their dead bodies were discovered an hour later. Over the heart of each was a, bullet hole. They were clasped in each other's arms and V-tween them was a revolver which usually had a place on a muntel in Miss Ridgley's room. They left several notes, one giving as a reason for their act that "death is sweet and we prefer it to life." They requested that they be buried in the same grave. The request was complied with. Killed Hliuaelf with a Medical Mattery. MADISON, Ind., April 8.—Maj. George \V. Vurbley. a prominent stove merchant, killed himself Sunday night with an electric battery while bathing his feet, lie had attached a galvanic battery to -the water, hoping to cure bis rheumatism. The most horrible results followed and he died in great agony. Prince, Lieut.-Col. M. B. Flood, Col. Georgo T. Alien, Maj. A. A. North, Dr. James Hamilton nnd Capt II. E. Howe. Col. John M. Snyder organized tlie first post in Chicago and oruunizcd tho department of Minnesota, appointing Gon. J. B. Siuiborn provisional commander. Maj. Robert M. Woods organized the department o£ Ohio, appointing Gen. B. P. Potts provisional commander; department of lucUiimi, Col. Crawford, provisional commander; department of Wisconsin, Col. Jumes K. Proudllt, provisional commander. "In justici) to the parties herein named and for tho truth of history as it shall be preserved in thu nation at Memorial hall, we mako this statement at this, our llrst meeting since 18(56. "RoBEKT M. WOODS, Adjutant General, Joliet, 111. '•JOHN S. PnEi.rs, A. D. C., Chicago, 111. "JOHN M. SNYDEK, Q. M. G., Canton, 111. "JOHN A. LICJUTFOOT, Act G., Springfield, 111. "M. F. KANAN, Post Commander No. 1, Decatur, 111. The foregoing gives the details of the preparation of organization nnd forever settles all disputes as to place and dates. A Unexpected is demonstrated that they wore in • no sense influenced by their husbands. THE PATENT CENTENNIAL. SUDDEN CALL. M usic. large who presi- Fowlo, of Death of Gov. North Carolina. RAI.KIGU, N. C., April 9.—As already announced, Gov. Daniel G. Fowle died suddenly about midnight Tuesday at the governor's mansion. For two days lie had not been exactly well. Ho was not at the executive office Tuesday or the day previous. Tuesday night he was fooling much better, left his bod. and sat up for an hour or more. At 11 o'clock ho summoned his oldest daughter to his room, buying he was not feeling well and he expected it would be necessary for her to sit up with him. He sat up in the bed and at 11:30 he remarked: "I am fainting," and fell back and died instantly. He was in his ilat year and an able lawyer. He was an old whig and a union man during tho rebellion and his sympathies were with the general government during that struggle. He was a judge of the superior court and was elected governor at the election in November two years ago. Instructions to Itulluu Consuls. HOME, April 9.—The Italia says that the Marquis di Budini has renewed his instructions to Italian consuls in the United States to counsel calmness on tho part of Italian residents, and that the premier is confident that in consequence of the departure of Baron Fava the federal government will give Italy the satisfaction that is due. It Is Celebrated by the CougrcHS of inventors and Manufacturers at Washington. WASHINGTON, April 8.—The opening session of the congress of inventors and manufacturers of patented inventions in celebration of the beginning of the second century of the American patent system was held Wednesday afternoon in the Academy of President Harrison and a number of prominent men have been selected as vice dents of the congress occupied seats on the stage. The hull was filled with a representative gathering oi' the inventors and manufacturers of the country. The president was introduced as the chairman of the meeting by Hon. John Lynch, chairman of the centennial executive committee. After a brief address the president said that urgent affairs prevented his remaining and after calling to the chair Secretary Noble tho president left the hall. Carroll U. Wrjflht, United States commissioner of labor, spoke upon the subject of the relation of invention to labor. Other addresses were delivered by Commissioner of Patents Mitchell, Justice Ulatchford, Robert S. Taylor, of Indiana, and Senators Platt (Conn.) and Daniel (Va.). THREE WERE KILLED. ittivolutiouUtg Ciaiumsr Ground. LONDON, April 8.—The latest reports from the Chilian insurrection indicate that toe revolutionists are rapidjy gain- jjjg ground. Tho Balmaceda SJrwy ii ThouuauUn Drowned. FKA.NCISCO, April 9. -The steamer Eavle Kinsley, Jrosa Hiaw^, just arrived, gays that ip northern there bus been a severe £99$ Terrible Uesult of the ExnloKinii of a Kitro-tilycerliie Fuetory iu Ontnrio. PBTKOMA, Ont., April ».—Urudley's nitro-glycerine works, half a mile from this town, blew up Tuesday evening. How the explosion occurred will never be known, as the three workmen, Albert Bradley, James Chambers and D. McDcrmand, were instantly killed. \Vhere the building stood there is a hole about 15 feet deep and SO wide, caused by the forced of the explosion. Ituger llelleves Gibbons. WASHINGTON, April 9.—Tho war department has sent an order to Gen. Huger, commanding the department of Dakota, assigning him to the command of the division of the Pacific, witto headquarters at San Francisco. He relieves Gen. Gibbons, who retires on the 30th inst, on which day Gen. Euger will assume command of the Pacific division. Two Sleu Urowijed. BURLINGTON, la,, April 9.—A skiff containing two weo was se«» tp ef peia* to the river jvst bclovy the railroad,

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