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Algona, Iowa
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»™§^»C' J: <r, £'« wfflfflBSPAY JPLYM. MM. l info who!*, MrV of eot'tfftffi would, b'6 to appf6ffiate iro lesltta BDMCMES Of bat. This f$6't was noto*er ten f&t wide, as after & cfdSfe eJSffirhftHoH I ftmftd that th $40,000,000 to supply deficiencies in appropriations forperlBiorrt. liohs hftd taken aVout theceatSrof it. Hunting Lions on the Southern Coast AS DWo minister has forbiddSn the use ot tails dnriss services, and advised his that they could keep cool by thinking <3 icebergs, the North pole, polar beftrs, and looking at thft minister; and yet most preachers remind their he»rers of the other pfcde. Louis WoMBLfcf says the United States and Great Britain must never again come together in deadly conflict. Wolsely saw the fights around Richmond and he knows what stuff Americans are made of. Not that the Britishers are afraid. Cowardice does hot run in the blood oh either side of the Atlantic. He just recognizes the fact that when the men of the old country and the hew are bitted against each other the war will be So bloody that the world will stand agast at the faerful spectacle and civilization will be set back a century. THE people of North Dakota have a Watchful executive in the person of Govei- hor Miller. If there is any truth in the old apothegm that a stitch in time saves nine stitches, he will see to it that the initial stitch is taken. The Mexican Lottery Company, that endeavored to outbid the Louisiana company for the charter in Louisiana and was defeated, will make an effort to debauch the honor of the people of North Dakota as the people of Louisiana were debauched. They have offered to the state of North Dakota, through the governor, 4250,000 for a charter. Of course, this is merely a preliminary proposition to be increased as the opposition grows stronger. Governer Miller has issued a circular, in which is embodied the terms of the lottery company's tender, and in which he calls attention "to the danger that menaces the good name of the state and urges that public sentiment be aroused BO that no friend of any. lottary can be placed in authority. This is the right course to pursue. Such prompt and decisive action may servo North Dakota a good turn before the legislature meets again, THE GREAT CENSUS. Great as the growth of the United States has been in the past ten years, as the present census will show when the returns are in,, greater still will be the census of the British Empire, Which is to be taken next year. No attempt will be made to compile special statistics, but the census will be very little more than enumeration of the people. After making nil allowances it is likely that it will show, as the Chicago Hearld estimates it, "that the British Empire has about 300,000,00 inhabitants. It is calculated that at the beginning of "1890 the population of the empire was nearly 829,000,000, of whom almost 39,000,000 were in the United Kingdom, almost 272,000,000 in India, and the remainder in the other possessions." This will be abouc four times the total of the census • of the United States. America can boast of as many cities as the Old World which require seven figures with which to express their population, but they are yet a small comparison. London has 4,351,738 inhabitants, Paris 2,260,995 and Berlin 1,489,672. Vienna with 811,434, St. Petersburg with 927,467, Moscow with 748,000, Constantinople with 600,000, Glascow and Liverpool with about 560,000 each, Naples with 494,000, Birmingham and Manchester with about 400,00 each, Madrid with 397,000,.Warsaw with 383,000, Brussels and Lyons each with 377,000, Buda-Pesth with 365,000, and Marseilles with 360,000, comprise the European procession of big cities in the ordes named. But, as the Boston Globe wisely remarks: "This is not a matter concerning which we should feel any impatience, to eclipse Europe, for it would beundoubtedly better, for us if we never succeeded in packing as many people into .as small a space as the European nations have done. The best social conditions are not attained in the largest and most crowded centers of population. Asia can b r ^fcjt has any ground for boastir ,« ^/e millionaire cities than Eurp; ,... the United States combined, the *JS*ugh the absence of any exact census of the Celestial Empire makes this merely a|matter of conjecture. It is generally believed, however, that China has seven cities with over 1,000,000 inhabitants. She is welcome to them, and long may it be before we surpass her in that respect.'' Pxte.—It has feeeft practically determined to hoUUfae next session of th'e educational association at Saratoga, New York. A MiltioftAme Chinaman biStfn Fran-' cisco. named Wag Yi Wan, has bought 16,000,000 ficra of land in Tehaantepec, where he will establish a Chinese city'. TUB first sewing machine was patented in England by Thomas Saint in 1760, sixty years before Elias Howe was born. One of Saint's old machines is hoW on exhibition in the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, Eng. Mn/wAUKfeE, Wisconsin. — George A. Heaffotd will succeed A. V. H. Carpenter as general passenger and ticket agent of C. M. & St. P. toad. Mr. Carpenter has held the positioii Since 1866 and Will ho* act as consulting general passenger agent. THB death plant of Java has flowers Which continually give off a perfume so powerful as to overcome, if inhaled for any length of time, a well-grown man, find which kills all forms of insect life thnt approaches close enough to come under its influence. CnicABO.—A National fiairy .Association was _ formed here Wednesday Its purpose is the advancement of dairy interests," by securing a propjr exhibition at the Columbian exhibition in 1893. Qov^ Hotel was elected president, R. Lespinasse, of Illin >is, secretary, and John Boyd, of Illinois, treasurer. TOPEKA, Kas. — Five thousand delegates attended the state temperance league's call to give an expression on the original package decision of the federal supreme court. Energetic speeches were made and a resolution was adopted, condemning the decision and demanding of congress the passage of « bill to place the enforcement of prohibitory laws entirely with the state and beyond the interference of the national government. THE loss of life by the cyclone Sunday afternoon at Lake City, Minn, and vicinity is estimated to be between 150 and 200. It is certain that 125 to 150 persons perished by the wreck of an excursion steamer on Lake Pepin. The bodies of sixty-five victims have been recovered and sent to Red W_ing, where most of them resided, and it is thought that nearly as many more are still in the wreck at the bottom of the lake Two instances of whole families perishing together are reported. An accurate statement of the loss of life can not be made until the search for bodies is concluded. 8h6Stl: :«dfB&, N. T ^ "" o»e was ihfored. Ift&t*ltc3?ofift WA^KI^S hftd fownd I6v"6rft, thousand dollars in carrency hear James to**, N. D., which has beea con&ftled by tb« H,en who robbed the Northern Pacific train "Jtrtre 7, Ai/feAftt, Sf. $". ^ Got. tilll Comtrwtec to imptisonmfflt for life, the BfthtencA o Joseph Chttf leftu, the mnrdfrer sentenced to he electrocuted during the week ."Com meneing July 21. PAlAlfftA, Wis.—On Ttfelfday nigh John H. McKeon's residence al Eagle was entered through & Screen win dow arid burglarized of several dollars It is thought the • bufglarS were after t larger sum that was left at Mr. Mr.Keon'a place of business, and saved thereby. DfcfcVBB,—frank Villerrhan, s'ecretary of the German and Centennial build ing and loan association is short in his accounts About $30,000, He has turned over. $10,000 worth of property and resigned, He is not yet arrested. 0»tAHA.--Mrs; Floreta Russell, of Ottatfa* Kas.,. came here Saturday and cashed a draft for $1,000 which she placed in a satchel. As" she was goihf down the Street two men Snatched thi satchel from her hand ahd ran. She r-cog- hized tlieii as John Rush and James Hogan, of Ottawa, who came here oh the same train with her, Hogan has been caught but Rush is still at large. JULY 11. StH'att.—Jn the Senate to-day Sen. Teller introduced a joint resolution declaring it to be the determined policy of the United States Government to use both gold and silver as full legal tender money! instructing the President to invite the governments of the Latin Union countries, and of such other nations as lie 1 may deem advis- FOREIGN. BUENOS ATUES.—Gold is quoted at 314. Mil. PAIINELT, introduced a measure in Parliament providing for the appointment ef a board of arbitration to settle disputes between landlords and tenants in Ireland. LONDON.—The Governament hus decided to adheer to the proposal for a November sitting of Parliament. The date of meeting will probably bo November 25. A -TEN day fete will commence at Brussels July 20th in honor of the 60th anni- versay of Belgian independence, and the 25th year of King Leopold's reign. MADKID.—The Gazette says that in the last two months there have been 445 cases of cholera in Spain. Of these 261 have been fatal. BOMBAY. — Forty-four deaths from cholera have occurred among the members of a battalion of Gboorkos stationed at Dharmsula in the Punjab. NEWS has reached London of a battle between El Senoussi, a Tunisian warrior, and the followers of the Mahdi in the Soudan, in wMch the latter were defeated. Senoussi is said to have captured El Obeid, a city of 240,000 inhabitants, the Capital of Kordofan. VIENNA.—Snow covers the Central Alps and continues falling. In the district of Salz-Kammergut and the adjacent country everything has a wintry appearance. The rivers in sou them Tyrolese Alps have overflowed their banks. The Adige, from Bozen downward, has flooded the adjacent country. Half of the city of Trent, Austria, which is situated on the left bank of the Adige, is submerged. "WASHINGTON. HKIOAJJE UKUIUION". To the officers arid members of the Inn Brigade Association: You are hereby notified that the next annual meeting of this brigade will \,e licl.l i.i Di.-lruii. Mich., August 0 and 7, 18UO. This will U iho first time that the association has fo: Kged outside the state of Wisconsin, yet there is no room for doubt that under the leadership of the ?4th Michigan Association we will return with our intellectual canteens overflowing with pleasure and our memory haversacks crowded with old-time scenes and incidents. All surviving members of tho 2d, 6th and 7th Wisconsin, 19th Indiana and 24th Michigan regiments are expected to bo present,. Let there be no lagging in the rear bj comrades, but let each one exert him«elh •o be on hand at the beginning and lie the last to leave. Thus the occasion will be made one long to be remembered. Railroad rates will be announced hereafter. HENHY PALMEK, Vice-President Iron Brigade Association. W. W. JONES, Secretary, GEN, FREMONT JJEAU. It is a coincidence worthy of remark that the day following u ,the wedding of one great explorer should have witnessed tho deatj of the other, last Sunday. Gen. John Charles Fremont died at the advanced age of 77. He was the first candidate of the Republican party for the Presidency, Buchanan defeating him by 174 out of 288 electoral votes. He was a dismal failure as a soldier, but, nevertheless, a man of singular courage and wonderful executive ability., Gen. Fremont began hie career an an exploree and surveyor at «n early age, each undertaking a little more extensive and difficult than the rest. He made repeated trips across the plains and over the Rocky Mountains aiid the Sierras to the Pacific, in the interestpf the United States, and to his reports the first settlement of the great West was due. His party was never large and their escapes from death at the hands of savages, from hunger and cold, were little short of miraculous. His energy was exhaustless ant) hi* love of, adventure so great that he hardly alloWad'hiiubelf to recuperate from one expedition before starting upon another. In the pant twenty-five years he has not been prominent in public affairs, devoting himself to, railroad building. From the Texas Legislature he procured an important grant of land in aid of the Memphis and El Paso Railroad, but was prosecuted by the French Govjritoient for false claims made by tho agents "sent to float the bond* in Paris, aud finally reJiu- quiehed the enterprise. Gen. Fremont was (tie author of many entertaining work*, and altogether one of the west pic- PnopEssoK JAMES R. SOLEY has been appointed Assistant Secretafy of the Navy. AMONG the nominations sent to the Senate by the President Wednesday was that of A. B. Nettleton, of Minnesota, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. WASHINGTON.—Superintendent Pofter has received a message from the census supervisor of Chicago, stating that his count makes Chicago's population 1,101,- 26b. This puts Chicago ahead of Philadelphia. WASHINGTON.— The president today sent to the senate the nomination of Edward Seeds, of Iowa, to be associate justice of the supreme court of New Mexico. THE house committee on Military- affairs directed a favorable report on a bill to revive the rank of LieutenantGeneral of the army. The bill permits the President to appoint to that office an officer distinguished for skill and bravery in the late war and the office is to expire upon his retirement. WASHINGTON.— The house committee on appropriations has reported an urgent bill making the gross appropriation of 8636,200 to defray the. expenses of employing 463 additional clerks in the pension bureau, 163 record and pension division of the war department, and ten in the second auditiTs office. The object is to provide a speedy adjudications of claims to be filed under the dependent pension act. SAN FiiANCisco, Cal.—A letter just received in this city from Victoria' states that the general opinion prevails there, that two fleet sailing craft*) have been fitted out, armed and equipped and sent to the Behring Sea to aid the British sailing vessels to resist capture by American revenue cutters. The Corwin is at Victoria awaiting sailing orders and inioniiafion has been received here that the cutter Oliver Wolcott has been ordered to proceed to Behring KIRES AND CASUALTIES. OSUKOSH.—The drug store of J. W. Schind presented a sad appearance Tuesday morning The store caved in and contents, drugs of all kinds, were thrown together, causing a loss of $6,000 or $7,000, TUB house of John Hamlett, near Valparaiso, Ind., was burned Wednesday morning and his wife and four little children perished in the flames. Hamlett was absent from home. TWELVE persons were killed and fourteen injured by an explosion at King's powder mills, on the Little Miami Railroad, Tuesday afternoon. Two freighters that were being shunted on a sidetrack struck against a car containing 500 kegs of gunpowler. The explosion followed, and everything in the neighborhood was demolished, tho railway station and track being torn to pieces. A quantity of material in the cartridge factory also exploded.^ TUB president has approved the legislative, judicial and executive uppropriu- ti^n bill; the act to provide an additional associate justice of the supreme court of the territory of Now Mexico; the act to S rovide lor the disposal of certain aban- oned military rcsrirvations in Wyoming. TUB president on Monday afternoon issued a general order eulogistic of the services ot Gen. Fremont, and ordering the flag displayed at half mast on all bui dings of the executive department until after the funeral takes place. li PJCOIIIA, 111.—A small cyclone vuttecl the country just across the river from this city Thursday afternoon, wrecking a freight-train, tearing down trees and small buildings. One mini named Emerson, of Auburn, N. Y., was struck by lightniinf while running from a cyclone and instantly killed. Much damage was done to crops, fences and timber. FJUIMY fire damaged iho Henry Miller Brewing Company's brewery in Philadelphia to' the extent of $100,000. The refinery of the Southern Cotton Seed Oil Mills, of Atlanta, Goorga, w«s burned, consuming 200,000 gallons of oil. The loss is. $100,000, The-Wnterbury .%'gui. Mills .in WiUwnsDort, N. Y., wereg«r ' 800 girls working, in the building nari able, to join the Uni ed States in a conference to adopt a common ratio between gold and silver for the purpose of establishing internationally the u«"e of a bi-metallic money and securing fixity of relative valuq between those metals. The conference is to be held at such place as may be mutually agreed upon by the executives of the governments joining in it. And when, in the judgment of the Prsesident of the United States, a sufficient number of nations shall have entered into international Arrangement, he shall declare the rato so fixed to be the existing ratio in the United States. The president is to apoint not less than three nor more than five commissioner tc attend to such conference on the part of the United States, and who are to receive $2,500 and their reasonable expenses. The joint resolution was referred to the finance committee. Tho Senate proceeded to the consideration of the Senate bill, to establish a Uuited States land court, and to provide for the settlement of private land claims in New Mexico, Wyoming, Aii- sona, Utah, Nevada and Colorado, such claims being by virtue of Spanish or Mexican rights. House. —In the house to-day Mr. Perkins, of Kansas, presented the conference report on the bill granting the right of way across the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation, to the Little Falls, Mille Lacs and Lake Superior railroad. Mr. Enloq, of Tennessee,-raised the question of consideration in the interest of the private calendar. No quorum being present, a call of the House was ordered. One hundred and ninety-four members—more than a quo- urn—responded to their names. Mr. Perkins moved that further proceedings under the call be dispensed with. Agreed to. Yeas, 130, nays, 55. The conference report was then adopted. SATUIIDAY, July 12. Senate. —In the senate today a remonstrance of the board of trade of Jackson, Tenn., against the federal election bill was presented by Harris. The senate then resumed consideration of the two shipping bills and was .addressed by Mr. Vest. A vote was taken on the postal suosidy bill, and it passed, yeas 28, nays 16— Payne voting.aye, Edmunds no, Plumb not voting. On 'motion of Morrill the tariff bill was token up and tuade "unfinished business." House. —Mr. Conger, of Iowa, called up tne conference report on the silver bill. He said tho bill presented in the report was in the nature of a compromise. It was not just such a bill as he thought congress ought to pass. It was not just such a bill, perhaps, as any member of the house would like to have passed if he were preparing the measure to state his convictions; but it was a bill that would answer the demands of the country, and would answer the demands of the agriculturists, laborers and business men of the country. Mr. Cuteheon, of Michigan, said he regarded the bill as a vast improvement over the monstrosity sent here by the senate, which pioposed to make the United States mints the dumping grounds for all the silver Ml the worlu for the benefit of speculation. It was also an improvement over the bill as it originally passed the house. In the •course of the debate, Townsend (Col.) said he and some other republicans voted for free coinage, and if the gentleman on the other side stood solid, the free coinage bill would have passed the house. Then they had recognized that the only way to get silver legislation at thu session was to go back to the republican party, where they had belonged and (jet it from that party. The conference report was finally agreed to, by a strict party vote, yeas, 132; nays, 90. The bill now goes to the president for his signature. MONDAY, July 14. Senate —The senate took up the sundry civil bill today. Among the many amendments was one inserting $333,000 for tho improvings extending and repairing the vaults in tho treasury building for the construction of vaults o. safes there. An amendment to insert an item of 8500,000 for establishment in Washington of a Latin-American library site to be selected by the secretary of the state and the building to be erected under his directions and supervision, having been reached, Sen, Vest opposed it as a part of sentimental program to secure commerce with South American states. It was nonsence to expect that any glammour could bo thrown over a subject in way of sentiment that would bring such trade. Besides there is now being erected a magnificent library building at the cost of $6.000,000 and certain rooms in that building mijfht bo dedicated to the purpose indicated in tho amendment. Sen nalley concurred with everything that Sen, Vest sa>d. It would be better to take a section or branch of the congressional library and entitle it the Latin-American memorial library. He offered an amendment to that effect and appropriation $25,000 for that purpose. The amendment went over without action. Spooner moved an increase to limit tho cost of the public building uf Milwaukee by $400,000. Agreed to. Having diupos- ed of fifty pages of the bill it w'as laid aside till tomorrow. The senate bill to further suspend for ten years the statute in relation to the guano islands was taken from the calendar and passed. Also the house bill, opening to settlement a portion of the Forth Randall military reservation in South Dakota (with amendments). •, July tt. .—SeBfttot Teller introddWd ftbill Kivifigf a pnsiofl of $2,000 a year to Mrs. JessS Fremene, U was referred to the committee on petfsidnf. Sen. Sawyer introduced 4 bilf to establish, alirmtedpbatal afid telegraph service. If.wta referred. The Seriate theft went into Sxe'Cntive" Session, fthd at the' obeningdf th$ doors passed a bill to establish a national military park ftt the 1 battlefle'd of Chickah.auga. The senate then resumed consideration of the BUhdf* civil appropriation bill.. The senatfc at 1 o'clock went into executive session and confirmed appraisers of merchandise recently appointed by the president under th6 custom administration bill. The senate resumed consideration of l&e sundry Civil ftfapropMHoh bill, and adopted the; "trending' amendments increasing the appropriation for surveying public lands from $200,006 to $600,00'0. Jtoiise.^- In the house today ( the journal having; been read, Mr., Breckenrldge, of Kfihtuckyj Objected toils approval, ahd the yeas ah« hays. were ordered oh the question, shall the journal be approved? It was agreed to. Mr, Ownts, of Ohio, called attention to the colloquy which Occurred yesterday between the gentlemen of Illinois and Tennessee,. Oarinon and Hauk, during which, he said, in their anger, they had told sotne truths, which were entirely omitted from the record. He wanted to know whether^ the democrats could do the same thing. The speaker-^ The choir is unable to'respond. The house thea went into committee of the whole on the land grant forfeiture bill. After a brief discussion the committee arose. Mr. Sweeney (Iowa) presented the conference report bill authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Iowa, river at Wapello, Iowa. On agreeing to the report, Mr. Rogers (Ark.) raised the point of no quorum, and a call of the house was ordered. Only 142 members—less than a quorum—responded, On motion of Mr. McKinley, a revolution wasadopteddirect- ing the sergeant-at-arms to bring to the jar of the. house such members as were ibsent without leave. After waiting an lour and.a half for a quorum to appear, Jreckenridge moved that nil leaves of absence be revoked. Mr. Peters offered an amendment, excepting those members absent on account of illness—lost. Pend- i\lf a vote on Breckenridge's motion, Mr. 31i8n (Mich.) moved an adjournment, and ,he house adjourned. THUIIBDAY, July 17. Senate. —Tho senate today resumed Consideration of the sundry civil appro- iriation bill, tho pending question icing on the amendment to add to ,he appropriation of $300,000 for the to- )0graphic uurveys a provision that one- mlf ot that sum be expended west of the Olst meridian, and that the act of Octo- >er, 1888, reserving irrigable lands, be epealed. Mr. Call continued his argu- nent of yesterday against the amend- nent. No progress was made with the )ill today and after an executive session be senate adjourned. House. —Immediately after the rending f the journal the house to-day went ito committee of the ao land grant forfeiture lolman (Ind.) offered lent forfeiting all the land within the time limited by the act, lost. McRae(Ark.) offered an amen ment directing the attorney generic I k institute a suit against persom' holclinj lands opposite to the constructed portion of the roads which was not constrm tei within the time specified in the act. The amendment was defeated and the bill was reported to the house. Mr. Holnum moved to recommit it with instructions to tho committee on public lauds to report it back with the proviso forfeiting all lands not earned within the time limited in the granting act.— Lost. The bill was then passed. The bill, which is the senate.bill with the house substitute therefor, forfeit* all lands granted to aid in tho construction of a railroad opposite to and co-terminus with tho portion of any such railroad no! now completed. of Arftlbte-Soffife Stftrtltog Eia Hunter. f wo of the Animals killed and a third Trapped and Captured Aliv-c. iy whole on bill. Mr. an aincnil- t was at Keshin, on the southern coast of Arabia) as agent for an English house which purchased hides and pelts from the dtsert tribes, when a deputation of natives came in With it petition that a "makekki" be promulgated. This was no more or less than that a courier be sent out by the ruler of the city to read a proclamation to the lions, which had become unusually numerous iri the west. The poor benighted nomads believed that such a proclamation would at once Clear the country of marauders, but Were told to return to their camps, call up their manhood and courage, and defend their property with their lives. About fifteen miles to the west qf Keshin is the eastern border of the Arabian desert, and along this border for .a distance of 200 miles north and south were citinps and villages of half-civilized. Arabs. I had a talk With one of the men who came in, and he told md that none of them could remember when there were so many lions about, and when theyexhibited such boldness. Every flock not only suffered from their depredations, but many people had been killed and carried off, The hunters had gone out, but somehow the beasts had either evaded them or their weapons had bean hoodooed, and they were now at their .wit's end to know what to do. As 1 had a month's let up from business just then, and wanted to study the native character as much as possible, 1 agreed to go out with them and soo what could be done. 1 was no mighty hunter, nor had I ever tested tny nerve on biu game, but the confidence of the natives led inp to hope that 1 might acquit myself with credit should occasion offer. In their childlike simplicity they aruue.d that a whiteman had only to show himself in a neighborhood to cause the lion to flee in affright,, I took with mo an natfitof such things as 1 thought might be needed, a'nd mounted on a camel headed away for a camp called El Kex. Each camp has its name, and is generally named after its head man or ruler. 1 found this camp to be situated on the bank of a creek, and as it had been icrmanent for two years it was inclosed. The people numbered about 800 souls, occupying about eighty huts and tents, which were packed very closely. The ierdd pastured on the level lands to the lorth during the day time, and at night were brought into the villago for safety. L'here was a palisade enclosing about five lores of ground, but it was old and out of epair, and there was no place where a ion could not jump it. Indeed they had umped it, and their weight had crushed it down for a distance of several feet, enabling them to trot off with goat or calf or colt without hindrance. On the night before my arrival a lion had smashed down a place seven feet wide, and this had not not came yet been repaired. It was easier to by the granlinj, " ' " >id- A Simple Mini of Millions. Now York Star.. "Cornelius Vanderbilt is one of the most unassuming men in New York City," said Patrolman Jeremiah O'Brien, an old officer-of the Twenty-second precinct the other day. "As he walks from his home on Fifth avenue to the office of the New York Central Railroad in the Grand Central Depot, he has a pleasant word of greeting for every acquaintance that ho meets. There is not an enploye around the station that he does not recognize with a kindly greeting, and they would do anything to oblige'him. He is very much like Chaancey Depew in that respect, and unlike his father, William H. Vanderbilt, who rarely noticed his most intimate acquaintances on the street. 1 have seen Cornelius Vtmdarbilt assist a lady or an old man across tho street, at the corner of Fifth avenue and Forty-second street, when there was an almost unbroken line of vehicles passing that point. Most of the coachmen would recognize Mr. Vinderbill and give ghim a clear passage. These kindly little acts are part of his daily life. They tell me that his charities' are unbounded, but that he gives in such a quiet, unostentatious manner that tho beneficiaries seldom learn tho name of their patron." TUISHDAY, July 15. Senate.— Senator Suerman reported a substitute for the bill introduced by him on the IGth pf May to reduce the amount of United States bonds to be required of tha national banks and to restore to the channels of trade excessive accumulations of lawful money placed in the treasury, it was placed on the calendar. It provides a compulsory requirement to deposit, United States bonds with the treasurer of tho United States by the national banks be limited in amount to $1,000 of the bonds for each bank; provided, that the voluntary withdrawal of bonds for thu retirement of national bank notes shall not exceed $3,000,000 in any month, and also provides the act shall not apply to deposit bonds to secure the deposits of public moneys. Also providing national bunks be entitled to receive circulating notes not exceeding the whole amount per value of bonds deposited and that at no time thu total auount of such shall exceed the amount of capital stock actually paid in. The senate resumed the consideration of the sundry civil appropriation bill, the first item being $200,000 for surveying the public lands, the committee recommend ing an increase to $800,000. Without disposing of the amendment the senate adjourned. House. —Mr. Ciuiuou moved that the house go into committee of ! the whole on the bill appropriating $637,180 for additional clerical force to carry into effect tlw provisions of the dependent pension'act. Pending this wo- uwj, he moved wa.t the general d^te be • I 1 '« The Texan Cow-Boy. Cow-boy life has in the last few years lost much of its roughness. The cattle barons have discharged most of the men who drank, and have frowned so persistently upon gambling that little is done. Cards and whiskey being put away, there is small temptation to disorderly conduct; so it is only when they reach some large city, and are not on duty, that they indulge in a genuine spree." On tho ranches kept under fence they have little to do when not on the drive or in branding- time, the cattle being all safely enclosed. But they must take their turns at line riding, which means a close inspection of the fences; and tho repair "of all brakes and damages. Where night overtakes them, there they sleep, staking their horses, and rolling themselves in their blankets. These ridea of inspection take days to accomplish, for there are ranches in Texas which extend in a straight lino over seventy-live miles. Those ranches which are not kept under fence necessitate more work. The boys must then keep their cattle in sight, and while allowing them to graze in every direction, must see that none in the many thousands stray beyond the limits of their own particular pastures. They go then in parties, scattering over the territory, for they must cover hundreds of thousands of acres in a day. It is not a life of hardship, and pays well enough. Everything is furnished them free and of the verj best, and they are paid besides thirty dollars per month. Each party stays out from two to three weeks at a time; but they take-with thorn the finest camp wagons, with beds and bedding, cooking utensils, tho best groceries of all kinds, and as excellent a cook as money can employ. The prairies are full of game, and their rifles are over handy. The life is free, fascinating, and peculiarly healthy. Tho men are exceedingly chivalrous to all women; thin seems to be a trait born in them, iis much a part of their moral nature as it is of their physical to have small feet, for it is seldom that a genuine Texas cow-boy can be found who has not the distinguished uiark of a handsome foot, and his boots are to him all that the sombrero is to a Mexican, Ho will deny himself mapy pleasures, he will go without a coat, and bo seenjin a most delapi- dated a tiro, but his boots must bo of the best and the most beautiful make that the country can afford; high of.heel and curved of iustep, a fine upper and thiii solo, fitting like u glove, and showing the handsome foot to perfection. Take the cow-boys as a class, they are bold, fearless, and generous, a warm-hearted and manly set, with nothing small, vicious, nor mean about them, and Texiw need not be asUiunod of tho bravo and skilful ridero wfeo traverse the length "* l*"« "••• ; — !-.*_- it build a fire in the gap than to inclose again. As a rule, no more than one pair of lions will frequent a neighborhood, but tho natives insisted that there were at least half a dozen prowling around this. That first night 1 heard distinctly from four, at any rate, though none of them came very close to tho camp. To the west of us was scrubby, rocky ground, with. hero and there a thicxet. It was the same to the south. It was from these directions that the l.ons came, and they often passed clear around the inclosuro before attacking. Next day after my arrival every man, woman mid child set about strength- n ing the inclosuro. 1 brought out from Keshin a camel load of telegraph wire, which had been stored in a wo rehouse there for several years, being part of the cargo taken from a vessel wrecked on the coast. By stretching this wire in three lines.above the palisades wo considerably increased the height, and many new poles and a great quantity of mud helped to make tho defence secure. Six feet inside the gap alluded to I dug a rifle pit. Then we set a stout post an either side of the gap and wove the wire back and forth until it would have stopped the charge of a buffalo bull. About 4 o'clock in the afternoon a goat, was killed opposite this gap, and ila blood allowed to soak into the ground. When the flocks wore driven up at night a large, fat goat was tied to it stake just behind my rifle pit. dusk came on [ got into the pit with a double-barrelled shotgun, loaded with slu^s; while, as agreed upon, the camp continued its regular routine, so as not to arouse suspicion. It was a star- ight night.'light enough so that I could see a rabbit running over the close-cropped jlain fifty feet away. It was hardly dusk jeforo I heard the far-away roars of lions, but it was an uour later before an enor- nous big fellow suddenly walked into •iow on the spot where the goat had been slain, and, after sniffing at the blood, he raised his head and uttered a roar which nado the earth tremble. Ho stood head- on to me, right in front of the gap,' and while ho still roared ho was joiiieu by his nate. They hadn't come to play the neak. They luul come to take what they wanted by force of arms, whether the viragos thought well or poorly, and fhoy vere even willing to give the men time o prepare. The animals in the inclosure vere wild with fright, and that was to my dvantngo. I knell, down, rusted my gun IU.TOSB a ridtiu uf narth, and wiw ready. Alter "standing for ton minutes on tlm spot where the goat was killed, roaring almost continually, tho lion advanced to within twenty feet of fchog.ip. Ho was the chap who had made it, but I was afraid ho would suspect • some trap and go over the pa iiaite at another point. Ho slood looking square into the gap for three or four minutes, lashing his eyes with his tail, and the goat* behind inu kept up a mournful bleating, Whilu l;.wna looliing full at the lion ho made hid lioinul. His . last ofle had killed a cow ftfld dragged ah lifted her over, and the ends of the logs ato poles Were cotered (with hair atid dfiei blood. On the first nicrht of nsy arrival i seBTftfd as if there were a awsen lion prowling about, but they contented them selves with rosrih? and fighting. The ne* day 1 had the villages dig a pit at the fob of the stockade teh feet deep by four broa and ten long. The* then brought in limb and made a Wattle large enough to spreac over the excavation for a cover. My idea was to capture a lion alive, but so gre>i was the terror of the people that they «?e every argument against the plan. I WB determined, however, and went aheai With mp plans. About twelve feet from the ftockade was as old abandoned hut This We repaired as well as we could, and when hight came T took my station there With a native, Jeach armed With a gun We faced the spot where. a lion would b< apt to enter in case any came, and al around us were .the live stock which 'ha( been driven in for the night. Soon after sunset we heard two lions roar Then all was quiet for an hour, and 1 hai begun to fear that hone of the prowler would come near us, when I Suddenly caught sight of a great object OR the stock ade. It was there only while you conic count five, for it was a lion in his leap H« simply totiched the top of the stockade With his feet and then leaped to the ground, and the next thing we heard was a muffled roar. "He's in the pit— come on!" I callet to the native, and leaving my gun rushed out to the hole. Just as I reached it the beast roarec aorain, and I heard him bounding about, The wattle loaned against the stockade and I dragged it away and flung it over the hole just in time to have it bumped by the head of the lion as he sprang to gel put. I stood on it and called for help, bill it was ten minutes before I could get one of the cowardly rascals to come near me Then they rolled large rocks on the wattle and we had his royal highness secuiely imprisoned, For a quarter of an hour the bpn-st made a tcrriole fuss, but he finally realised that he \ms helpless, and ho grew quiet. The village was awake all nigh] long, and when morning came and wo coulc see our prize we found him to bo a full- grown male and a perfect specimen. It took all that day to build a cage stoul enough to hold him, and dm ing the day and night we trave the animal neither food nor drink. Next day we|jet about getting him out of the pit. *Ve accomplished this after three or four hours' hard work bj means of forked poles, noosed ropes, ancl several blankets. He fought us every instant, and when he was finally safe in the cage he kept up a continuous roaring for more than an hour. It was a week before I started with him for Keslnn, and during that time not a lion was seen nor heard. Indeed, it was nearly four months before another appeared. I got my captive down to tho sea in good shape, and it wasn't three days before he was sold for 80 pounds to go to the zoological gardens at Bombay. — New York Sun. WilHlilngton In Summer. After May Washington is in all essentials a Southern city. Houses change their aspect both outside und inside,,.and a distinct suiuiner order reiifiis. Outside blinds arc hooked to house windows.| iwnings fend off the sun's rays, and floors and stairs bare, or, at the most, laid with straw mat- tings, giving a cooler, fresher, and more spacious air to the interiors. Portieres, curtains, and dust-inviting articles disappear, and furniture slips itself into cool holland coverri. The White House, tho public buildings undergo this change as much as private'houses, and the city is in trim for its long summer siege. The doorstep becomes the drawing-room after dinner, and every one follows this good Southern fashion. The ladies wear white and light wnsh dresses on the streets, in hotel dining-rooms, and everywhere else, as is not done to the same extent in any Eastern city to the north of it. Tho open street cars deaj rheumatism, returns to la grippe, and summer colds; but those who become seasoned to them and survive pronounce them a summer blessing. A Washingson house is a great responsibility through tho summer to the owner who does not care to or cannot be in it all the year round. The most trusted servants, the "perfect treasures" of butlers, have furnished many sad and amusing stories by their coolly turning handsome residences into colored boarding-lumses for tho summer. One Senator who left his house in charge of a faithful man-servant was suddenly called to Washington in a deserted summer, and found a reunion ol colored society on his doorstep, a colored pianist, vocalist, and several conversationalists enjoying the • drawing room, and quite Uio ' comedy of The Belles of the Kitchen beiiif, played without foot-lights. Tho great floating population of the,bet ter class, the people without fixed homos but with sufficient income-faiyij^fe rf lei sure, complain that theorbo"plac?i%« ( to in June. These are jS ]e people w)«Wf South in the winter and return slowlfniSti li ward in the spring, who help fill the watering-places in the summer, and at intervals make long stays on the Pacific coast and in Europe. It is the boarding-houses and the pensions that they fill rnlher than the peat hotels, and to Washington they come in increasing numbers yearly. The greaterpro- portion of them are widows, and the women in mourning attire are two-thirds of the whole class. For then 1 Juno is too late to stay in any of thesi Enstern cities, and it is n FOimon of loneliness, of carpenters, and painters at the watering-places. It is the tiding over of these June weeks which sends half of them to Europe, where sone place is always ready, and is never out of season, and the vagaries of the American thermometer are never approached. And ftaft Scenes of Desolation. People Lose fhelf tltes Others Arc Injured. Affe and A Jf umbel' of Sailing? Vcssely fthd Several Are Hnrt. , July 17.—A severe wind storm accompanied by heavy rain and thunder and lightning passed over this city this evening'. The wind blew a hurricane ahd considerable damage was done to properly, At Landsdale, Pa., a terrific thunder and hail stortii flooded the streets to an impassable condition. The barn of John Clemmans ..was stiuck by lighting and entirely, consumed, several other fires could be seen in various directions. At Morrisonville two men were killed by lightning. Dispatches from Nor'istown and Lock Ha von, report a heavy storm, with damage to property, » A number of sailing vessels were capsized, and fora time grave apprehensions were entertained as to the safety of those known to have been on board. It was ascertained later, however, all" were rescued, CAMBEN, N. J., July 17.—Tonight's atqrm was very severe in this locality. A small yacht, containing five men and a boy, was overturned in the river. One man was drowned and the others were rescued with otreat difficulty. The terra jpttti works at Pea Shore were struck by lightning and badly damaged. At-LENTOWN, Pa., July 17.—A violent rain and wind storm passed over this city this afternoon. The roofs of a number of louses were blown off and many other buildings were damaged. Trees in every park of the city were torn and uprooted. Nearly ull the wires were prostrated and Lho telegraph poles and wires were badly damaged along the railroad. SOUTH BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 17,—A jyclone swept over Hollertown this evening. Hotels and residences were*unroofed and church steeples blown. The Hollertown Agricultural works were totally demolished Seven workmen sustained severe bruises, John Freeman, aged 11, was instantly killed. / Two passenger trains on the Lohig/i W6M Dowft, Sot rid Oreat BMfttigfc boftft, July 16.—Very severe slorms throughout the southeastern portion of Minnesota to-night, prostrated wires and cut off the communication with many points. Since Sunday's experience everybody. here has been uneasy over the Horms and sensational reports were quickly current that the cifr of Stillwater had been devastated by' cyclone. After a time the wires we gotten tip to Stillwater, and it was foui very little damage was done Then came a report both t at Marine, Anoka other points there had been graat da At a late h*iur to-night, however, from nil points reported in tronbli that while the storm was very si " great damage to farm property buildings had been done, gene: were ho casualties. sion of Cars Sets the Gnn- poWder off. Were Killed and Pott? Were Injnred. Si cot In Xntlonnl Convoi jACKSONVtl.tE. 111., Jul, forenoon the national convi intendents, teachers and institute for the bliffj in this city. Prof. W. Bj" York, was chosen B. 8. Huntoon, of the tion, secretary. Paper education of the blitf the day. iere — This :t>f super! s of tne gf assembled it, of New 'dent, and icky institu- ining to the read during LA CnossE, Wis4 "W 15—The friends of A. E. Bleekmarifbr' Sparta, are placing his name before th« Public as a republican candidate for con§res°' Oliirlt*»H 8° the Wing. HELENA, July, IS.-The Hon. J. S. Clarkson assistant postmaster general is on his way back to Washington and is making this pl/<« a call for a few days. Clarkson ha? been inspecting the post- offices in thejiifrHiwest. JtAtcft to be Reduced. WAstftHStoNj July 16.—The inter-state cominerce commission has decided to issue ah orner" ihaking a reduction of grain rates,'froth Iowa. Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri to St. Louis an' 1 Mie Mississippi river and to Chicago. The food produce rates east of the Mississippi is not involved"* the other suits before the commission and are n" found to be excessive. DENTISTS IN SESSION. .Entertains H Hont (if Teeth Operators, J Ari'LETON, Wis., July 15.—The twentieth annual session of the Wisconsion State Valley encountered the storm, and bojm '(Dental society will meet at Appleton to- larrowly escaped being wrecked. Trains J morrow in Odd Fellows' block. The follow md to feel their way along, frequently itopping to allow telegraph poles and ;rees to be removed from tne track. < ASHLANB, Pa., July 17.—This town was visited this evening by a rain and hail storm, the like of which has never been seen hero before. Hail stones broke every window on the north hide of every bulldii.g n town. Houses-were unroofed and fruit crops in farming villages entirely destroyed. COLI^ISIOX OF STEAMERS. Tho Crow Was Baved, but/Sevornl Were Injured. > DETHOIT, July 17.—Thirf evening at 6:80, as the steamer .City of Detroit, with in excursion party aboard, was Hearing ;he city, her steam steering appa- •ntus gave out in some unawountu- )le manner, and she steered about and ran into the steain barge Kespta, cutting her completely in two amidships, Captain Ficlc and a crew of seventeen vcre rescued by row boats and yachts that vere in the vicinity of the accident at tho ime. The mother of tho steward win Irowned. Judge Nicholsi of Batavia, Ohio, was inong the excursionists on the City of )etro;t, and was severely injured by the ireaking of some shrouds and three or •our other passsengers were slightly hurt, 'ho Citv of Detroit is damaged to the ex- ent of 820,000. Tho Kesota, valued at 120,000, is a total loss. MUST L.EA.VK. ing subjects are the principal ones to be discussed: "Our Profession and How to Elevate It," led by Dr. V. A. Gudex, of Milwaukee; "Pathological or Histological Subjecis," by G. H. McCausey, Janesville; "Mistaken Diagaosis," by Dr. W. L. Conkey. Appletons SwrgingAluminum," by Dr. E, C. French, Eua Claire; "Use and A.buso of Forceps," by Dr.Chas. C. Chittenden, Madison; "Dentists and Doctors," by J, T. Reeve, M. D., Appleton. Papers upon subjects not yet announced will be read also by Drs. W. C. Windell and C. G. Junkerman, of Milwaukee. The officers of the association are: President, Dr. F. E. Long, Black River Falls; first vice-president, Dr. C. P. Southwell. Milwaukee; second vice, Dr. G. A. Sinclair, New Lisbon, secretary, Dr. Claud A. Southwell, Milwaukee; treasurer, Dr. B. Douglas, Appleton. MEN KEFUSE TO "\VOHK. breadth of her expansive prairies.—From "lexan Types and Contrasts," by Lee C. Harby, in Harper's Magazine for July. A lot of ten-year-olds were told by the teacher in a Preequo isle, Me,, school the other day to write the names of five persons of v/hoai they bad read. The question was a poser for most pf them, but one rose to toe occasion and bonded iu u list. He ww to d to rend it W d did w as fpl llnvn.. "The L.ord, Qoprgo Wi- 1 -'- first leap was about fifteen feet, and his next brought him against tho wires witli an awful crush. His four paws must have passed through the interstices, us he, hung for a moment in a perpendicular position, bin whole belly exposed. 1 gavo him'tlw right-hand barrclful in the breast, mid would have pulled the other on him,.but ho fell in a heap just tls the lioness struck tho wires to the rightrOf. him. 1 fired at her, mid tore a part of her head away, and then a picnic occurerd. In fulling backwark she got her foot twisted "in the wires and could not extricate it. She hung with shoulders on the ground, and of all the infernal noises ever made by u wild animal her racket capped tho climax, nhe roared, shrieked, growled, howled, sobbed, moaned and wheezed, and while every man in the villi.go cowered in four, I was so rattled (hat it was a couple of minuets before.I"could reload. When Ihis feat was accomplished, 1 advanced to tho wires, put thu mtiKzIo of the gun right against the writhing body, and then blew Hie life out of it. The other beast was lying in a heap and 1 had no fear but v/lmt ho was dead. I could not gel a man fo go out with me ul't/ir the bodies, and therefore built a lire and went to bed. Not another lion was heard during tho night, and when daylight came the pair were found \yhere they had fallen, with the foot of thu lioness still in the wires. ' '•Wo shall now have peace for many months!" cried the people,'and some of tlio old men declared that not another, lion would come within fivo miles uf the village for the next half year. 1 subsequently ascertained tlntt this was (Im case. They accounted for it not on t/io grounds (hat two lions hud been killed, but because of tho way they worts killed. After waiting three or four days I went north about twenty-IIvv miles to u village culled Te Kin, where Itiu inhabitants had for many weeks been living iu a plate of terrpi. It was a place almost exactly similar to the other, and had about iho same number of luJmliituuts, but itappear- ud that thirty of women were awiiy with a icl til ' "-"• ' " A Furouloits Uniitft AVhnriu AvuntK" Iti a Man u Woek. Tun Madras Times chronicles the doings of a terrible mim-cating tiger. During 1889 the monster carried off human lives at the rain of one a week. This year the proportion has doubled. The tiger is known as tho man-eater of Tintulukunti, It makes tho plains aud mountains qf^liiran- gapon and Kaliiliumli, in the district of Vizngapataiu, tho field of its operations. Tho govorniuunt has offered 200 piasters for its destruction, Last year the man-eater swallowed fifty- two men, and this year, from the 1st to tho 20lh pf January, it hud oaten six. Qlt is,absolutely without fear and does not hoaituto to uttack a group of four or fivo men. It will select the individual most to.its taste and coolly walk off with him, The natives of tho loaclity are par- alizod with fear. At the sight of the tiger they become- incapable of action. Hero is one example of tho ferocious audacity ef this animal, which occurred the beginning of this year: A mother and her daughter wore warming themselves by the fire in their hut. The uoor was closed and bolted. Without an instant's winning the door was smashed in, the man-eater leaped into the hut, seined the beautiful youn, girl, and walked off with her. Ithcrwlse Southern Stables Threaten Not to Kntcr the Races. CHICAGO, July 17.—Much dissatisfac- ion has been expressed by horsemen from lie South and elsewhere with the way in •hich things have been going at Wash- ilrton park during the present meeting, 'his dissatisfaction is chiefly directed ownrd the running of the Chicago stable wned by Georcre Hankins, the well known ambling house keeper. His orses have been "running in and out" n a most remarkable manner and tho pa- ers of the city, beginning with expres- ons of mild astonishment,. have come to an outright denunciation. The threat is made, that unless Hankins is expelled, none of the southern stables will be represented here'noxt year. They Hold a flrand MASH Meeting and Decide to Strike. EAU CI.AIKK, Special Telegram, July 15.—A muss meeting of 2,000 workmen was organized to-night by electing ex- Assemblyman Carmichael president and Frankli. Dougherty, a prominent newspaper man, secretary. There was great excitement, but all the speakers counseled the men against mob violence. A motion was carried in a whirl of enthusiasm that the saw mill employes refuse to work more than ten hours a day, but that they proceed to the saw mills at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning instead of 6, and offer to go to work on the ten-hour basis. A committee was an- pointed to wait on the mill owners with "a view to adjustment. It looks as though the demand of the employes would be granted. Inorfflons Destruction of Property was Cansed by tho fife. SAW MIT.,L,S AIMS GEUMAX MUST HE TAUGHT. So Decilclml by ,Jii(lj;o Ilowland of Indlan- 'INDIANAPOLIS, July 17.— What is pop- ulary known as the "German question," was decided by Judgn Howland today, in the suit of Theodore Sander against the board of school commissioners of the city of Indianapolis, in which the court was asked to issue a mandate requiring the board to have German taught in the lower grades of the public schools. Judge Howland holds that German must be taught; that the school commissioners have no discretionary powers in the premises, and cannot abolish the leaching of a language in any of the lower grades of the public schools. Th o Laborers Kofuse to Work I/onge Than Ten Hours. EAU CI.AIIIK, Wis., July 16.—-The sawmill strike is not yet general, but is confined, up to this afternoon to three mills. The employes of tlm Valley and Empire mills presented themselves at 7 o'clock this morning instead of 6 and offered to work ten hours but were informed that eleven hours must continue to be the rule, and thev went to their homes. At tho Deniel Shaw mills the same thing occurcd except that a short force remained and ran the mill till noon, when it closed down. Thus three of eleven mills are idle. There will be an open air muss meeting of tho employes tonmhi, and a more general movement is expected tomorrow. CINCINNATI, July IS.—A terrib sion occurred late this afternoon at the Rings powder mills, on the little Miami railroad, 29 miles east of this city. Teri persons are known to have been killed and thirty or forty more were more of less seriously injured. Two empty freight cars weie being rolled into the side track, where a car con taining five hundred kegs of gun powder was standing As the cars struck there was an explosion, and immediately afterwards another car, containing eight hundred kegs of gun powder, exploded, making thirteen hundred kegs altogether, Win. Frnuly, a brakeman, was standing on one of the empty curs when the explosion occurred. No trace of his body has been found. Fivo other persons supposed to have been employes if the powder company, were killed. The Kings powder company and Peters cartridge works have buildings on both sides of the river along the railroad. The explosion oc- cured on the south side and the destruction was enormous. There are a number of. cottages occupied by the workmen in the powder company, and situated close to the track. Those were shattered and their inmates injured. Twelve or fifteen girls at work in the cartridge factory were crippled by the explosion. The railway freight house belonging to the Little Miami railroad, together with all the adjacent buildings, were set on fire and totally consumed. The track and tics of the railroad are torn up and a great hole is ploughed in the ground, Peters' cartridge factory was burned to the ground and nothing but a mass of blackened, smoldering ruins remains to mark the spot whnre the building stood. As soon as the news reached this city a relief train was dispatched to the disaster, with Superintendent Peters and a large party of surgaoni on board, and relief was afforded the sufferers as soon as possible. The work of searching for the missing and caring for the wounded is now progressing. The force of the explosion demolished all the wires in the vicinity and it was impossible to get any news from there until midnight, when the delayed Pan-handle train arrived. Even then the passengers could not say much as everything about the Kings mills was in too demoralized a condition when they left to learn much about the actual state of affairs. They describe the scene in the vicinity of the explosion as awful. Fences, trees, and buildings for hundreds feet in all directions, from the explosion were wrecksd. The Peters cartridge factory was literally demolished by the explosion and the fire from its combustible contents completed the work of destruction. About 30 girls are thought to have been at work in the factory at the time of the explosion and mcst of them are thought to be badly injured. Passengers Who arrived .on the train say that ten persons were killed and it is possible that more bodies are in the debris. UELJCNAP JUSTIFIES IIIMSEI/F. He Called Out Troops to Protect American Property. WASHINGTON. July 15.—Rear Admiral Belknap, commanding the naval forces on the Asiatic station has informed the navy department that there is no truth in the report that he took possession of the king's palace at Seoul during the recent trouble in Corea and that all he did on thu occasion in question was to station troops at the United States legation building for the protection of American subjects and property. They were subsequently withdrawn as affairs resumed the usual state. ' TO ADJOUH.N JUL.Y 31. JtltUTIIKH UAHDNJCK GUII/TY. Siilvullon Army Men Violate the City Ordinaiineii of Kau Clulro. EAU CLAIHE, Wis., July 17 —Brother Gardner, of the Salvation army, was today found guilty of violating the city ordinances an J was fined 85 and'costs, tho latter amounting to about $70. Attorney Stanton says the case will bo appealed. Williams Introduces a Resolution Fixing That as the Date. WASHINGTON, July 16,—Representative Williams (Ohio) introduced a concurrent resolution in the house to-day, which was referred to tho committee on rules, providing that the president, senate and speaker of the house be authorized to close the present session of the fifty-first congress by adjourning their respective houses July 81. CI.OAKMAKKUS . OUT. caravan, urid that nojiu of those remaining hud the courage to foce a lion or tho wit to plan his destruction, Six people had been killed within four weeks, and scarcely a night passed tftut a lion did not visit the uicloBure. while the KtocMe wiis in bei- ion ukupe t «m (hut ut Ml' Kek, thw-o w<u one spot wtee tho lionu always entered, or whore the/to thiee or four hud leaped The late John Brougham, .wit, humoris iiiidcoinmedian, was the owner of, African parrot of many lingunl accomplish inents. Tho bird appeared to bo a natuni cynic, and, although he could talk lluenth on occasion, ho usuallv uttered his ciarl sayings in laconics. When a caller hai. engaged the genial Broughan in conversation for a considerable time tho bird wouli rouse from silence, gloomily remarking, V Too much chin." This suturinino though slangy utterance was repeated at long intervals, until tho embarrassed visitor departed in the condition popularly described as "all broke up." Itc-Oiieiilng u Thoroughfare. Iu order to guard ugulaet rusiilia uUorly nub- vanlva ot jiuultk, It Jn (ibsotiituly csaoiiilu! (bat IliogriiiiU tlioruiiKlifui'e or uvunuo of the syntoui, HID liowulu, olioiild Ijo I'o-oin'MuJ w speedily us |Ki»«ll)lo wlivn UK>)- bui'omo obstnicluii. 1( limy urpiiul, tiiu bilu lif mlbdiri'tHtiil to Iht) blood; the livur buuouivu lurpUl; vl»ciil bllloiu miituir gotii lulu tho tilginiivli, um! produce)* Indirection; lietiit- lu'liou ciibiu', mill iMluir i.yiii{iii)iurt uro imHlmvd, willed il |inilnii|{iillu|l ot Ilig cu'iilu^ nuiru only tuinU jo ngi'rnvuio; Tlio upurina iiroiHictlv* "( lluhlotlei w bioumuh Ultiut-ij cuiiHlllniu u iuo*t iiui'Iiil tixuut in ovorcuiiilui; ctmmrlclloii u( tlio bott p iil», uud iiniinnUiiit a ruyulur luibli ol butly. ii It) Inllulk-ly niiMU-lor to iliu drjtllu i-ullmrltcu fro•••• uwil tor Iho iiuniiiw, fhicu Itduounol, ill, lltl vlolrlllly, but pmihlrimmiulllllll. i-lHH'l, uhU'h diiea uot iui|i(tlr thu loiio o( Iho ovaoii.ilory orjuinn, which It luvlj-onitoa In- maid ot u-ciikuuiug, Thp ciuinuoli nmnivor, iiluu, lluk'i'rl ihu 1'iittiv Wbtcui. iu ktrti|iiithuuu4 liuU I'Vk'- uliiWU by It. * * mH Ilk through whu-fl they hud treuobcd ft9cmd, thus lowing the ground UUJH 4 Vuuiij,- Slim SuloliUnl, WAUK'HWIU, Win., July 14.— Jr., 25 yeuw old and BOJI ol Murk Short census uunwerntojf for WftukosJUa, dis tvojii bis h.o«j,e last Woduesday bp r dy w^s fpuu,d, hauKing nearks Jw",. fte bad 9| OA VK SKNSATroffAi;, EVIUKNCK. Tho Oil Company Sent Inflauiaulu Material Without Labeling It. CHICAGO, July 17. — The inquest into tho iiuse of the death of the victims of the steamer Tioga, last Friday, was begun to- lay. Oil Inspector Crain, who hits made in examination of tho contents of the oil mrrelsin.thq hold, gavo some sensatidnal widoiico this afternoon. It is said 10 found, upon examination, .that L largo part of the cargo lonsistod of barrels of naphtha, and that hese wern labeled simply "Diamond B," nstoad of being spe.cih'cally marked, so hat any one could more readily learn heir contents, as required by law. The coroner has notified the United States district attorney of these develop nents and and that gentlomau says he will look into the matter thoroughly, James McCarthy, agent of the company at Buffalo, said the Tioga had three hundred and twenty barrels of supposed ta be refined oil shipped by the Genesee Oil company. The line has a rule against receiving inlltumuablo or explosive articles on boats, but ithadno'niBpectorof oils and depended ou the good faith of the oil company. The Cutters and Contractors Have lie- turned to Work. NKW YOUK, July 16.—-The striking cloakmakers, this morning, refused to abide by tho terms of tho settlement reached yesterday, and declared this morning that they would not return to work unless the non-union cloakmakcrs are immediately discharged. This the manufacturers refused, so the cloakmakers still remain out, while the cutters and contractors having signed tho agreement, returned to work. Fvthlaii Taken From the River. MILWAUKEE, July 14.—.Thomas fl. Ferris, a member of the uniformed rank, K. P., from Geneva, Neb., was found drowned in the Mil waukee Kiver yesterday morning. He had been drowned four or five days ago and his identity could not at first be established. Nebraska Knights .were found and they identified the deceased as there Comrade Ferris. It seems that the Knight had left E. H. Smith's place on Grand A.venue in a somewhat halarious condition and being alone walked off the dock 1 The body was embalmed and sent to his home. A MOURNFUL SCENE. I'OIfcEJ) TUK1U SCHEME. the Thu Atohlson Huucl Itufiiso Itiuluetlou. CHICAGO, July 16. — The managers of western roads, after a long discussion today failed to adopt the committee's report on the adjustment of rates from the Mis- souririveruud beyond. Tho Atdiisoii road blocked tho Bchome by refusing to agree on the proposed reduction in the gram rates irom Kaunas and Nebraska [loints. Finally, a now committee iviis appointed to consider the whole .utittor. Ol'Jfl- CIO' the Clilowgo tUo aucoml CuuuU'V. WAWiiiNa'i'ON, July -!(}.—Supei-iu- eiuU'iit Porter tonight received a nies- ttge from , v bo ceuswu supervisor of Chi' ago, stating that his count makes Chi- utjoti population 1,101,203. This puts Chicago uueMfd "* |jj .''-- :i ^i"i- ! -. Aliulo Sw«c])lii{j: Adviinoos. CHICAGO, July 16.—A committee appointed to submit a plan for the readjustment of freight rates, from Missouri river points to Chicago, reported to the general managers today a list of sweeping advances on everything except wheat. J'lii'y Locntod tlio Ultimo. CowiMiius, Ohio, July 16,—The executive board of the U, S. wine workers this evening referred the difficulties in the Illinois district to President Kane, of that state, and President Rett, of the executive committee. In l.rKH TJiim Six Uiij-a. NKW YOHK, July 10.—The White Star steamer Teutoniu arri\ed this morning, having made tho passage from Queenstown in five days twenty-one hours and fifty-five minutes. This places the Teutonia second among ocean racers. A din 11 tod to Hull. OSHKOBH, July 15.—Gun Wa, who is to be tried at Oshkosh, on the charge of sending obscene matter through the mails was admitted to bail this morning. Nl3ui-ly Uuriod Allvo. POIITAGIS, July 15.—Daniel Pappa, was today buried in a sower, by both walls caving in. He was however saved' by a gang of men who happened to see the unfortunate affair «ud after hard labor succeeded iru'eooveriiig the victim. A HOOD MAN" lUnVUW IN SOUUQW. lloijtu Oluliun the \V(f« orillnUoji lybipplo of MiuvionotU. 'iiV- .,' Minu., July 10.—Cornelia' Whipplo, the vvife of Bishop of Minin'sotftj died this mor»- Twenty-four More Ilodles Came to the Surface Yesterday. BED WING, July 16.—The doleful tolling of the church bells is still to ba heard in this city, today. The list of recovered dead from the disaster having been greatly- increased since yesterday. Eight bodies wore brought up this morning. In the afternoon sixteen more were brought up, and one was sent over to Lake City, and tonight another boat load arrived. This swells the list of recovered dead to 100, and it is thought that about a dozen bodies still lie in the lake. The scene at the lake shore, the disaster having occurred two miles this side of Lake City, in Goodhue county, is a sad one. When the first bodies were recovered Sunday night iiri.l Monday morning, the faces were calm and peaceful and showed little or no signs of having come to a sudden death. Not so with those found last night and today. All' these were bloated and blackened beyond, recognition so that the clothing, aud jewelry and papers were the only way for friends to claim their dead. The warm weather and the shallowness of the water, together with the fact that several big steamers sent up heavy swells today, as they passed up the river brought the bodies to the surface very quickly, Patrolling row boats towed the bodies ashore, where they were identified as soon as possible, boxed and shipped to this city. Engineer Sparks, of the Sea Wing, tonight entered an emphatic denial ol the report that he, the captain, or any of the • crew had been drinking, 'fhe friends of Sparks mul Capt. Wethron, are also in- digmvt ant the charge of drunkenness. 'J'he reported wrest of Capt. Wethernia not false. A man who came tonight from Diamond Bluffs, where the captain's honur is situated, says the sheriff took WetUern to St. Paul .this afternoon, having arrested him at the instance of Uuited States officials. Ward Jtotui-iied To Work. ASHLANU, ^yis.. July 15.—One hundred; aud fifty striking employes of the North Star Jn>u Works went b«ok today on the- old basis of monthly payments, Tlu-euteu to strike, KAU CLAUIIS, July 15.— Tho laborers in the lumber mills here threaten to stop work toiuorrovv, if their hours are not shortened. They have boon working eleven hours per day up to tlato and they will eta-ike fpr teu wm pw d»y with. vU« full W«gfl8 Aiuuflo, Wi»., Ju,ly W.—Th-e rppuWi- county convention to elect delegates to state and county convention, has been JI«>ia for,K*»Milu«tlou. ASULANU, Wis., July l4.-The exam- inatiou of John Boyd, charged with assault-upon Attorney M. E. 1/11111011, who was the dependent of bankrobbur Ba^er, \v»s. hold today and Boyd was held for trial. T ________ lwvylvv» ISIovno Mllllou Po(l«V«. HKLPN^, Mont., July 15.—Iu the sij-- premo court today, Attorney Jtejers opoued ihe argmu,eiat iu the A. J, Davis case, involving the uduuuistrator8hi|> pf Hoy Uvular* at UurKbtleW EW?, Wis., Juwe 15.—. ttore of J. J. WimftUAs. was yesteidny. A wwdov P| tfia rej# dc-py was broton to and an. -' - I M J

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