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, WBDJmaiUTf IOWA. fna co-ant de Paris is expected to visit this country in the antettn. it wiwthe eoant, who daring the civil wat served on the staff of Gen McClellan, and made tasting friendship with ttany American officers. Asiofto the guests at the Stanley-Tennant] wedding, in Westminster Abbey, *ere lii street Arabs, pnpils pf the London Sagged School Union, who 'were present by special invitations of the bride. THE most indignant city in the country probably is not Philadelphia, which is threatened with a drop from third place, but Denver whose census relufn shows an increase of only four-hundred per cent. It is very evident that there are not enough folks to go around in this great and glorious nation. A PAPBB that- discusses household mat' tersaskst '-Whatshall WB do with our servants?" That depends. In this part of the world we send some to the legislature and some to jail. The balance we permit to take a day ofi* eight times a *eek. A NEWIS married Hindoo girl ',is interdicted by custom, when living under her husband's roof, from talking to any one but her young sister-in-law or brother-in law. A suicide has been committed by a little Hindoo wife in a village in Burdwan for the pathetic reason that she could find "no one to talk.to or play with." ALTHOUGH, the death penalty is not legal in Wisconsin, and no execution has ever taken place in the state, an Indian has been sentenced to be hanged at Oshkosh by a United States judge, involving another curious conflict of state and national authority. It seems that the Indian murderei committed his offense within the limits of the reservation, and thus was amenable to the laws of the general gov. ernment alone. In defense of the laws of the state President Harrison will be petitioned to commute the sentence to imprisonment for life. THE Census Bureau at Washington is now busily engaged in counting the returns from all over the country. It is estimated that the total population of the United States will foot up to something .like 66,000,000. The rate of increase in the West and in some parts of-" .the South has been very rapid, although, if one-half of the complaints regarding the work of the enumerators are true, there must be a good many persons left out of what Mr. Mantilini would call "the demnitiou total." A million a dav is the rate as which the Census Bureau is progressing, so it will be two months yet before the result is definitely known. Meanwhile it is obvious that we are big jmough tojvnit patiently WHILE Pasteur institutes for the scientific treatment of hydrophobia are being established in the large cities, the mad stone still holds its own in the rural districts. If the granger when, bitten by a • mad dog can obtain amadstone, he seems to think himself just as .well off as it he should go to a Pasteur institute and be cured. The madstone is just now almost as actively engaged in the treatment of dog bites as the scientific doctors, And it is only fair to say that people to .whose wound it is applied seldom suffer from hydrophobia. Whether this is- due to the efficiency of the stone or to the sound health of the dog is another matter. At uny rule, the belief that the madstot.e is possessed of magical curative power is still a very common superstition. ; THE Wisconsin Prohibitionists in the State convention at Madison, Tuesday, nominated Dr. Charles Alexander, of Eau Claire, .for Governor, and a full State ticket. The usual resolutions were passed denouncing the liquor traffic, demanding legislation in favor of the farmer and fav oring woman suffrage. There was some excited oratory over a plank in the platform indorsing the Bennett law,, the up shot of which was that the reference to the law was stricken out. T. C. Richmond, a prohibition leader for years, bolted the convention, and there was a vigorous kick from the supporters of the Bennett law on account of the refusal to endorse it. THE Alliance has now'captured the regular: democratic nomination for governor in two southern states, Georgia and Ten nessee. The convention at Nashville has just nominated on the 25th ballot, John B. Buchanan for governor. Mr. Buchan an is a little over 40, a farmer, president of the state alliance, and an officer of. the agricultural wheel, an organization similar to the alliance. He has been the candidate of the farmers from the first, and went into the convention with nearly half the delegates pledged to him. The preliminary canvas has been closely contested, and a great deal of bad feeling has been developed among the supporters of the leading candidates, THIS year has deen full of disasters, causing loss of life. Thecyclono began its deadly work in Kentucky January 13, with a loss of 11 lives. The next catastrophe was Feburary 22, when 65 were' killed by tho flood at Presjott, Ariz. T,; then March 27, 440 were killed by the Louisville cyclone; Apri) 6, 12 by floods in' the south; April 22, 15 by a cyclone in Arkansas; June 5, 15 by a cyclone in Nebraska; June 12, 12 by a cloud-burst in Kentucky; June 30, 12 by a cyclone in. Northern Illinois. To these the present month contributes the Minnesota disasters, with the loss of some ' 120 more lives Steamboat explosions, " railway accidents und fires have added to •the account. The loss of life from these causes is not less than 1,300 to 1,500 up t date this year. . liter NEWS WHEAT growers in North Dakota art considerably alarmed over the report that elevator companies in the state will refuse to store grain this year. Heretofore nine- tenths of the crop of the state has beei bought by the elevator companies upon the Quluth and Minnerpolis quotations. A farmer could store his grain in these elevators for 15 days for nothing, and to keep it in store as long as he (Cesirec to pay a small fee therefor. The ewise of this change .of base U said to ha the new law which makes all public warehouses pay an annual license of ?2.50 a 1,000 bushels capacity. The elevators will take the ground that they are not public elevators, and the farmer who hunu't the money to hold his crop nor the place to put it will be compelled to sell at whatever price the company sees fit to allow him. The principal elevators expect, by forcing private buyers out of the small stations and agreeing upon a price, to again obtain absolute coAtrol of th« state's crop, which this year promises to be enormous. If all these 10 porU are true, the condition of the North Dakota fajriuerti i» piti«W«. A; n rale they have §J> to 600 ftcrei in represents 1 all tlijjy have, ao'd w.hjlch year promisee the firnt actual for their labor ip three years. Ttt» manuscript of Sit Edwin Arnold's «e* epic, "The Light of the W&rld," has Cached the hands of the people who Are » bring out the American edition. T* is reported that heavy rains in Eng- and have reduced the wheat crop to the extent of 1,000,000 quarters. Prices have advanced. oxQvtS MittAft is 'said to write the worst haftd ifl (he United Stabs, which serves well to veil certain eccentricities ot spelling. tJCBON, Ariz.—1% is now definitely known that of the eight Apache prisoners under the Kid, who - murdered Sheriff Reynolds and his deputy and escaped, all save three have been killed..Kid and two others are at large. Detachments of troops from all forts are out with hopes, of intercepting them. Lieut. Michael, with flcouM, has been in pursuit since iiis fight Friday, in which one of the renegades was killed. Three White Mountain Apache renegades have come in and surrendered to the troops. MAmscm, Wis.—The following is the ticket placed in nomination by the Wis., Probitionists at their State Convention held at Madison on Tuesdny.to Wits Chas. Alexander, Governor) W. B. Nethercut, Lieutentant-Governorj Ger. McKihon, Secretary of State) Robert Fargo, Treasurer) B. E. Vanbeuren, Attorney General) Henry Loomis, State Superintendent; J. Q. Black, Railroad Cammissioner j Andrew Peterson, Insurance Commissioner. * CmoAoo, 111.—A local paner says n now stock yard syndicate has be^un negotiations for the purchase of the national stock yards at St. Louis, the union stock yards at St. Joseph, the union stock yards at South St. Paul, and the smaller yards at Iowa City. These _ are locations .of definite negotiations! it is stated further that theimtnense corporation contemplates gathering in every cattle pen of consequence in the country. Developments today would indicate that the syndicate is destined to bo the most gigantic.corporation in America. DBNVEK, Col. — The census supervisors for Colorado, 'so far as they have completed the work will be able to announce the population of that state to be very close -to 400,000. Pueblo lays claim to the honor of being thi only city in America which has doubled its population in two years. The returns in '88 gave that city 14,500 while those for'90 show 27,455. PHOF. MAYO saysjthe power of the Mpr- inonstis broken in Salt Lake city and vicinity. Thev are now in the minority, and have hardly a hand in the govennment of ths city in "which they were once supreme. The entire municipal government and the schools have passed into the hands of the Gentiles. The social customs which distinguished the Mormons are fast disappearing. There is even a society of young Mormon women who pledge themselves not to marry a. polygomist. All of which is very enouragmsr. THE body of John_ Ericsson, tho great inventor, now lies in the marble cemetery in Second street; New York, where it is inclosed in a hermetically sealed metallic coffin, which is to be placed in an oik box before it is removed to the Baltimore or the Philadelphia, one ot which will have the honor of carrying the remains to their last restinar-place in the inventor s native land. Every possible honor will be done to the body of the man who did so much for the American navy. The body will be a in cliarge of . a detachment of marines' ; and sailors and a procession of civic societies of this city and Brooklyn and several Grand Army posts. THE Prohibition platform, adopted by the Wisconsin prohibitionists at Madison on the 22d of July. 1890 is as follows: The prohibition party in ntnlo convention a«- fcmblod. acknowledging Almighty Uod as tho source of all just power In government, does hereby adopt the following platform: We declare tho tratllc in intoxicating liquors as a hevertige to be tho ^reiii amV constant source of crime, p&uperUm, Insanity, municipal misrule, political corruption, the enemy of labor and agriculture and tho greatest CUUPO of danger to American Institutions. We Insist on state and national prohibition and tho enforcement thereof through a party thoroughly in sympathy with the sumo. Wo rogord all forms of llceneo as a compromise with and legal recognition and protection of the liquor truffle. We favor legislation that will Insure to the laborer and farmer a fair share of the profit** of their labor and chock the tendency to divert tiro wealth of the many Into tho hands of tho few. Wo favor a liberal public education In tho English language, enforced and supervised by tho Weiavor a more careful and just imposition of taxes, a vigilant supervision of corporations, thu prevention of combinations to oppress tho people and Increase tho price of the necessaries of life, the .arbitration of differences between capital and labor, and a careful execution of the new ballot law of the state. Wo declare that no citizen should bo denied tho right of suffrage on account of sex. we recouulze tho W.oman's Christian Temperance Union and other temperance organizations as powerful allies IB the suppression of tho llnuor tralnc and bid them God spf cd. We protest against the exclusion of tho Bible- from the public schools, and request Its restoration. •efteflil Appraise^ of Metchftftdisor At& W. CrM& Rorirtet ol the Land Office, Indel&ftndence, cal.j Qeortfe A. Beidler, Postmaster at Oklahoma, Oklahoma. WASHINGTON.—-Th* senate committee OH tmblio land, has ofdfted ft teWfable report on the* house bill to amend the actof Jn«e22,1874. It MMds ItiS privileges granted by that act imbject to the provisions, limitations, and restrictions thereof, ta f all tsersons entitled to the right ol a-home- rtead.ot ii pre-emption nftdef the Ittws of the tfhited States, who have res dediipotf and improved tor. five years the lands granted tft ahy railroad company, hut whose entries or filings have not for any cause been admitted to record. tflftteS AND CASUALf lti». TUB engineer and two unknown men were killed and twelve passengers injured Monday night by ft 'Chicago, and Rock Island train runninor into a creeknear Limoh, Col., Where the bridge had been washed away by a water-spout. EvAHSviu/B, Ind.—By th<s explosion of a threshing machine on the farm of James Narrow near Princeton, Andrew Cretsinger and Charles White were killed, and Thomas Mohan and Hugh Norrow fatally injured. Sam Sweppy was seriously but not fatally hurt, and a number of horses worn killed. MiMVACftteE,— Serious damage was done by fire Saturday night, at the North Canal street tannery of the Pfister & Vogel Leather company, near Pleasant street bridge. The direct loss Will not exceed 8160,000, but there will be considerable delay in the operation ot the plant, as a portion of it will have to be entirely rebuilt. CHICAGO. —At Pullman Thursday night, Miss Zora Warner started across the tracks, not seeing the Michigan Central fast express comintf, Win. Cartright sprang forward and endeavored to save her, but both he and the y'oung woman were struck by the train and instantly killed. PiTTsntmo.—Thursday • evening an express train on the West Pennsylvania railroad struck a wagon on the crossing near Harris Station. The driver and team were killed instantly. A gang of laborers constructing a sewer at the road-side were So frightened that they let, go their hold on a large cast-iron pipe, which fell into the ditch and .upon two men, killing one and fatally injuring the other. SAN PUANCIBCO.—The steamship China arrived to-day from Hong Kong, Yokulmma, with Chinese advises. June 13 steamship Yangtsze struck on Straddle Rock during a heavy fog and is a total loss. A portion of the cargo of baled yarn and opium and $100,000 in the treasury was saved. Thi passengers and crew, consisting of seventy-eight persons, succeeded in reaching land after great difficulty. FOKJBiWi. A DISASTROUS fire occurred in Tokio, Japan, June 21, destroying about one thousand houses, rendering many people destitute. A COLLISION between two steamers at Jizozoki, June 20, resulted in tho loss of one vessel and 14 lives. GHEAT excitement exists in Buenos Ayres over a plot to overthrow the Government. The President's palace, is guarded by 7,000 troops and police. DISPATCHES received at Berlin from the City of Mexico state that Mexico will remain neutral in the dispute between the Central American republics. MONTHVJUKO.—It is probable that lite Uruguayan Government will raise the customs duties 10 per cent, and make them payable in gold. The revenue thus raised will be devoted to the redemption of the paper money. THE'average pay of a London policeman is 98.J4 cents a day. After serving on the force for twenty-one years his old age is, made luxurious by a pension of 45 cents a day. , . HoiiK.—The Italian ' Government has sent a note to tho Government of Austria regarding the dissolution uy tho latter Government of the Triest<> Irredentist Society known at Pro Pittrht. Ube Italian papers express much indignation at tho action ot Austria in dissolviujj tho society. .LONDON.—A dispatch received here Thursday from Valparaiso states that a mob attacked a number of stores in the city of Santiago, the capital of the republic, and sacked them. The military was called upon to quell the disturbance, and tho troops soon restored order. VANCOUVEH, p. C.—Advices from Japan, by steamer Bulavia, say that great interest wus manifested in Japan at 'the first election under the now constitution which occurred July 1. Returns show that ;W government, 33 opposition, 18 independent and 2 doubtful candidates were elected. TUB National Seamen's Union, with a view to forcing the English ship-owners to influence tho Danish ship-owners, announces that a general strike of seamen will be inaugurated on July 26, and that the men will not return to work until t^e demands of tho Duuish seamen are conceded. A conference between representatives of the Seamen's Union and the ship-owners will be hold at Sunclerland on July 20. WASHINGTON, • WASHINGTON.—It is probable that "General McCook. lately appointed a Brigadier General, will be given command of the Department of Arizona, THE House Committee on Indian Affairs acted adversely on the bill to regulate and establish the civil and political property rights of such American citizens as have intermarried with the Chickatiaw Indians. WAHIIINOTON. i). C.—Tho following are today's confirmutions: E-. P. Seeds, of Iowa, to bu associate justice of the supremo court of • N*w Mexico. Johnsoii Niekeus, of North Dakota, to be consul ut Barrunquilla. THE House of Representatives'on Tuesday adopted its own Buslitutu for thu Senate Original Package bill. It provides that uny article imported into a State and sold there shall be amenable to the laws of that State, provided that no di«criuumi- ticui is exercised against w>y otticlo so important in fyvor of u siwilur article manufactured with the Bauie.twiw asked, for. . ; THE Senate'on Saturday cpnfirmed the " CRIME. FORT SMITH, Ark.—News has reached here of the killins. at Magazine, Logan countj. ofCapt. William Ellington and his son, W. E. Ellington, by W. D. Mclnturf, a well-known detective. Mcln- turf escaped. Ellington was-a famous scout on the union sido t during the [war. No particulars are obtainable. CHICAGO.—An attempt is being made to procure the pardon of Oscar Neebe, tho anarchist, convicted of complicity in the Hayn-arket riot .of May 4, 1886, who is now working out his sen- tance at Joliet. Circulars had been sent to representative citizens calling a conference to discuss the matter in all its bearings at room 22, Staats Zeitnng building Monday night. Many prominent citizens were present, among whom were General M. M. Trumbull, P. Hannes, Colonel Sexton, Matt Benner, Julius Wiegniann, W. H. Dyrenforth, W. H. Neeb-j, John N. Hills, Franz Gindele and Charles Bary. ^ CONGIU53S1ONAL. SATURDAY, July 19. Senate.— -In the senate to-day Mr. Frye from the select committee on Pacific railroads, reported back the senate bill authorizing the secretary of the treasury to settle the indebtedness to the government of the Sioux City & Pacific railroad. It was placed on the calendar. Consideration of the sundry civil appropriation bill was then resumed' An amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill was agreed to this afternoon, which appoints a number of managers of the National Soldiers' home, to fill vacancies. Among the Dumber is John C. Black of Illinois. Among tho amendments reported by the committee on appropriations and agreed to by the senate are the following. Inserting at. appropriation for the construction of buildings at, and the enlargement -of military posts, from 8650,000 to 8800,000. Notice was given that the tariff bill would be taken up at 2 o'clock Monday. House, —In the house to-day, Mr. McRea, of Arkansas, introduced a joint resolution directing the secretary of the interior tc suspend the issue of patents' for lands to the Union Pacific railroad company, until the adjustment of the debt due to the United States by said company, and authorizing the attorney general to institute, suth legal opinions necessary to subject the lands granted to and held by the company to the payment Of the debt duo tho United States. It was referred to the committee on public lands. The house then resumed consideration of the original package bill. Mr. Thompson, of Ohio, said it was contended the bill would violate the constitution an was an attempt to delegate to the state tho power conferred upon congress. Mr. Lehlbnck (N. J.) said intemperance has never been rooted out by legislation. From his own personal observation he was satisfied intemperance was on the decline. This was largely due to the use of mild beverage— b»er. To prohibitionists and fanatics, however, this was the most detested of all stimulants. Ho believed tho substitute proposed by Adams would meet the requirement*. There was one sure way in which tho people of Kansas and Iowa could get rid of the original package stores, and that was not to pay orrecognize them. Mr, Hayes opposed the legislation, preferring a little liberty of a good deal' of sentimental state.. rights. He contended the prohibitory law of Iowa was not enforced, and denied (from observations made on a recent visit to his state) that there worn any original package saloons in low^. At least he had not seen one nor had he heard of one being there until he returned to Washington, Mr. Perkins (Kas.) believed in the constitutionality and propriety of the proposed legislation. This was not a question v/hether the people in their state organizations had a a, right to protect their homes, firesides and families from unlicensed, unrestrained, unrestricted rum trailic, At present, tho package decision might effect the prohibition states alor.o; but in a little time all the states would be infested by lawless characters who kept original package stores, and license lows would be violated. There ought to bo a vote cast against tho proposed legislation. After further debate, the house took a recess, the evening session to be for debate only. MONBAY, July 21. Senate. —The select committee on relations with Canada was authorized to continue its investigations during the coining recess and the next session. Tho senate bill authorizing the construction of a pontoon bridge across the Mississippi river at Quincy, 111., was passed. Sen. Dawos moved to proceed to the consideration of tho Indian appropriation bill. Son. Gray made a motion, which was adopted, that the senate proceed to the consideration of the bill (house measure) to transfer the marine service from the treasury to the navy department. The bill having been read, the date for the appointment of revenue officers lobe officers of the navy, wus fixed for January 1,1801. At 2 o'clock the bill was laid aside without action, and the donate proceeded to the consideration of the tariff bill, and was addressed by Voorhees in opposition to it. At the close of thp speech, Cockrell offered resolutions (which were agreed to) expressing the senate's regret at the announcement of the death of Representative Walker (Missouri) and for the appointment df ui committee- of three sectors to attend the funeraj. Sens. Ve»t, Plumb and Berry were appointed, gnd the souuto, as a further-map of respM, udjgurued. //»MS<).—In tho UOWHO tofey Mr, Pays0o.*fHlin,ois, fco« the cwnnji on yMg. Iwwts, reported, tiQ», Statfll IroWi the toWprVny, nfid that he ftlsft report to the holtse the amount of the land* that hud bo8h patented of certified to ench of th& tod graftt corporation* of the Union Pacific Mllwiiy system np to date. RcBolntionn wtro than uni:nimo«nlv adopted, 6*pri9S*iv8 of the sorrow with which the h'oaso had hoard of the death of Mr. Walker ( of Missouri, and providing for the Rptointment Of ft cb'famitte'o of seven members of tho homo and three members of the donate to take charge of the fufferal ceremonies. The house" then, at 12:15, ns ft mark of respect to the deceased, adjOnrned. TufcSDAY, July 22. Senate,—In the senate torloj the senate bill giving a pension of $2,000 ft year to Mrs. Jessie Fremont was reported and placed on the calendar. The senate then proceeded ,to the consideration Of the Indian appropriation hill. Among othef amendments reported and agreed to were the 1 following: increasing Hie subsistence of IheSiod* and for the purpose of their civilization from 1850, 000 to $980,000j inserting an iteft of I1SQ, 000 for One year interest in advance on the 43,000,000 provided for as a permanent fund in the act of March 2,1889, being an act to divide a portion of the Siou* reservation in Dakota and for therelihqnishinent of the Indian title to the remainder. Haying disposed Of half the bill it was laid aside until tomorrow. Tb« house bill for the disposal of Fort Ellis military reservation under the homestead law was passed, tibuse.— immediately after reading the journal in the house voting began on the original package bill. The first vote was oh the Adams amendment, a substitute defining the original package. It was lost —S3 to 115. The house then proceeded to vote on the house substitute for the senate bill, The vote resulted—yeas 113; nays; 07. Mr, Grosvenor, of Ohio, moved reconsideration and a motion was made that the motion be tabled. Tho motion to table "ms agreed to—yeas, 118; nays, 95. The vote then recurred on tho passage of the senate bill as amended, and it was passed —years, 176; nays, 38. After a lengthy debate on the bankruptcy bill the house adjourned. WEDNESDAY, July 22. House. —In the house today Mr. Lacy of Iowa, submitted a report of the ^'committee on elections in the West Virginia contested election case of MeGinnis vs. Anderson. The report, which finds in favor if the contestant, was ordered printed and hud over. The consideration of the Indian appropriation bill was then resumed. Mr. KelIey(Kas.) regarded tho provision requiring that referees should be members of the legal profession as a gratuitous insult to the members of other professions. Peel (Ark.), thougnt-tho bill nnwiae and impolitic. • Adams (111.), Catchmgs (Miss), Kerr (Iowa), Wilson (W. Va.), McAdoo (N. J.), and E. B. Taylor (Ohio), spoke in advocacy of Hie measure. Mr. Outhwaitc criticised the method in which the important measure was being discussed, for it ; was not being considered. If Eroperly amended he would support the ill. Mr. Breckenridge also opposed the bill, which went over until to-morrow. Adjourned. TIIUIIBEAY, July 24. Senate.— The day was consumed in discussing the silver bill, and the Indian appropriation bill' for schools. House.— After a short parliamentary wrangle the house, today, proceeded to vote upon the committee amendments to tho bankruptcy bill. The amendments are principally verbal and informal in thi'ir character. After they had been disposed of, an amendment was adopted enforcing the laws of the states giving wages tor labor a preference. A vote was then taken on the minority substitute which is known as the "voluntary bankruptcy bill. Tiiis was disagreed to. yeas, 74, nays, l'J5. The Torry bankruptcy bill was then passed with an unimportant amendment, yeas, 117; nays, 84. Adjourned. CYCLONE IX MINNESOTA. Another Flirloun Storm-Cloiiil Crwilon . Uuvnstutlon Naur MarHliiill, Minn. MINNEAPOLIS, Miwn.—A Marshall, Minn., special to the Journal says: At 5:30 p. in. Tuesday a black cloud resembling a great serpent, reached downward from the dense black masses of storm clouds that had formed durincr the afternoon, and moved in a southeasterly direc- ion demolishing the buijdings of throe farmers living nine miles northwest of here. A child of Felix Deareau had its leg broken. Another had its head crush- cu and died during the night. Mrs. Dear- eau. too, was seriously bruised. Mr. A. M. Opdahl and child were blown by the cyclone onto a wire fence and seriously bruised. Two of Opdahl's horses were carried from the barn to a pasture near by without injury. The A'norlciiii Cltl/nn Aliroud. Harpor's Weakly. If we ore fortunate when a man like Mr. Lowell, or his suc.essors Mr. Phelps or Mr. Lincoln, is our representative in England, how fortunate are we when a multitude of those who also represent what is best and most characteristic in America are familiar figures in foreign countries! •There are many such often going and coming by whom we should all be glad to be estimated. They have, indeed, a teri- ous responsibility, of which wo will hope they are conscious. Although • they have no official character, they are still our em- bassadors, ordinary, if not extraordinary, and their conduct credits or discredits all their countryman. In other years the official American Minister in a foreign city has been known under tha illusion of the grape, and attired^ in raiment which was certainly not official, to harangue from the balcony of his hotel the wondering passengers in the street. Another, dangling his feet from tho sides of a borouche, with a cigar at the Bowery angle in his mouth, and a fiercely cocked hat on'his head, announced in another city that he'd be'—if ho wasn't a free American citizen. Happily we lire no longer nl the mercy of Choc- Uiw reprcsentativ s. Hut every, steamer takes away a crowd of American envoys bv whose intelligence and conduct we may all feel glad lobe judged, They are very sure to win for their country the respect of other lands, and to malic serious and menacing troubles with them much more difficult, "If only all antislavery men were like you," said a planter to Wendell Phillips, with whom, not knowing him, he had been talking in a railroad car, "we could easily settle those matters." The sure bond «f national amity is friendly personal knowledge. A Ilrief Hurungim on Tullcliitf 8Ifiii£. lllirpor'ti Yoiuifj People. This "sermonetto" is especially for you, dear girls. The advice could be put in throe words—Don't do it. Possibly there might come an .occasion—saj once in a lifetime—when a good round bit of the genuine article "slang" would prove funny. But to hoar vulgar words used by a gentle girl is almost invariably shocking. I remember pausing two girls in the street, and hearing one of them say, "I'll bet you a quarter. It gave mo a shiver. And when a group of school-girls fill their con- versation—aa, ulas! they often do—with one slang phrase after another, the cftoi't on an outsider is painfully disagreeable, Tho habit of talking slang grows rapidly. It is like reporting a bit of scandal. Have you never noticed if you say an unkind word against a neighbor, how quickly a chance comes to any another? And with just that sump appalling habit of use- ing cureless words incro'ases. Weeds grow rapidly, • There is a plenty of good strong Englieh to give expression to wit, drollery, indignation, or sympathy, without recourse to the phrases which belong to horse-jockeys, gamblers, tipplers, and vagabonds. Ihe street Arab picks up slung us he does thu ends of old cigars from the gutter. Surely a well-bred girl is not on the same level in her speech and manner. Why should she uso ulgar words uny more than she would stuin her hands? There ought to bo something akin to flowers in a fresh young girl. She need not be prudhh nor priggish. No one wishes her to say "prunes and prisms" to coax her lips into tho proper curves, But refined and dainty in speech us well ns in dress she surely ought to bo. Won't you please think about it for five minutes, and see if you do jiot ugreo with uieV HOI !0 HANDLE HORSES, 1 r«mcf> pa JKnrtli that coniitlcm <mny ol ronrtj'ry, wlioro iro con»t(iiitly rocrulted from HID /Icllum ol of Prof. Glofcstm WHtrt About the Best of Mankind. W tott Bide ot Drtte A flof se, feette* What He Says And Profit By the Adtlfte. lti,« 1(0,0.11 It a •yiilfina.tlp noumo ott Biuiimth illUom, llie tluuit »nd'mi^i ipulc uirvlnpt, ; (opt?, B»»l«, The horse is one of. the most intelligent of ahimals, writes Prof. Oleason in the New York Mail and Express. He can be taught to do most anything but speak. During an experience of fifteen years I have handled over 17,000 of the most vicious kickers, balkers, strikers, plungers, biters, bolters, shyers and horses possessing all other vicious habits khQWrt. I haveyet to find the horse 1 could. not by my methods conquer, subdue and make docile in a short time. It Is gratifying and with some feeling of pride that I mention the fact that 1 have not injured a single horse during niy long and successful career.' And it is a source of happiness to know that I have never been cruel to one of the noblest of dumb animals.; my methods are simple and perfect. It is recorded in history that Alexander was the first to ride and tame his steed Bacephaliis. He did it by mastering the horse and not by. sheer brutality. There is abig distinction between mastering and cowing the animal by cruel brutality. Many horses have more sense than Hibir riders. The equind knows when he is at the mercy of some inexperienced rider, and it only renders the nninml restive and apprehensive. A horse should never be deceived by words or action. When a driver or rider pulls the reins and sajs "wboa,"|he should mean it and stick to it. But to cry "whoa," jerk tho reins and lash .the horse at the same time is confusing and menns nothing. Equestrian pastime, 1 notice, is becoming a fnd, ana a commendable one, too, among ladies, Hundreds of them ride daily in the park and on the boulevard, 1 have often been asked what kind of saddles ladies should use, and how they should carry themselves in tne saddle. A lady's saddle should be carefully fitted to the horse and there should always be a third crutch. An extra leather girt should be used to keep the Haps of tho saddle in their places. The stirrup may be either like a man's, with a linin<r of leather or velvet, or it may bo a slipper, which is safer and easier to tho foot. As a rule the lady's whip is light, and it should be .carried more to threaten than to actually give punishment. If a lady so desires a spur should be used, and no doubt it wovld help toj animate the horse .at tho right moment. 1 am in favor of no instrument of torture, however, as the spur is often made when used by tho reckless and cruel. It should be buckled onto tho boot und a small opening made in the habit .with a string attached to tho inside, which is tied around tho ankle, thus keeping the spur always projecoing beyond tho folds of the habit. Sometimes a nose martingale is added for ornament, but no jorsethat throws his head up should be used by ladies. Tho mistake often made is in selecting tho moat stupid animal, fit only for n dray, for Indies to ride, when the most perfect goer should bo chosen. As a rule the idea seems to prevail that a horso with a beautiful outline will carry a lady, but it is an ejregious mistake. If it were left to the ladies to decide they would soon select suitable horses. Ladies are usually light, and a horse that will e isily carry them is generally unfit to mount the average man x because he is so much heavier. Few ladies who ride weigh more than 130 pounds, and, in fact, most of them weigh considerably less. It is shameful und ungallant to attempt to make tho scrub horse essentially a lady's horse. Now, my idea is that in point of soundness, notion, mouth and temper the lady's horse shonld bo unimpeachable. A gentleman's horse may be good yet wholly unable to canter, and so formed that he cannot be taught, therefore he is totally unsuited to n huly. On the other hand, every lady's horse should do his pace well. I know that many trot, but they should not bo furnished with the excuse that they cannot because their horses will not. Ii 1 size the lady's horse should be about 15 hands high, or from I4J4 to 15*£. for less than this allows the habit" to trail in the dirt, and more mnkes the home to lofty and unwieldy for u lady's use. In breaking a lady's horse, if he is of good temper and lino mouth little need bo done to make him canter easily and with the right leg foremost. This is necessary, because tho other leg is iincom- fortabio to the rider from her side position in the saddle. The breaker should therefore get the horse accustomed to start off with the right leg. He should also bend him thoroughly, so us to make him canter well in his hind logs und not with the disturbed action which we so often see. In, dismounting the horse should be brought to a dead stop, and his head held by an assistant. The lady then turns her knee back again from the position be- Iwecn tho outside crutch, takes her foot out.of tho stirrup and sits completely sideways. She should then put her left hand on tho gentleman's shoulder, who places bin right arm around her waist and lightly assists her to the ground. Be moderate, be temperate. No man can become a good horseman without first having complete control over himself. Be firm, be perscrvoring, bo honest. It is quitecommon to say "whoa," when it is only intended to go slower, or when tho horse has not stirred a footto lot him know of your presence. One day when your life may depend upon a "whoa" you will gnd that your horse is not stopped by it because you have entirely played it out of him. »Speak always in a natural tone of voice under all eircimi'slaiiecs. Always liiLVOiirlipriio f.u'(i thi) objuut nf his fear; am), when frightened, remember ihe power you have over lijin.. There ure times when letting u hoiso trot is almost aa bad us let'.ing him run uway. Tho curb must be iised for this purpose, bill wilhout bearing too heavily upon it. And tho horse must ho brought to his pace by fine handling rather llwii by t'orcfi,..und by occasional pressure, which howill yield to and pi ty with if allowed, rather than by by a dead pull. In this way, by taking advantage of every inch yielded, and yet not going to) far, the head is gradually brought in and tho hind legs as gradually are thrust forward, so as instinc ively to steady the mouth and prevent the pressure which is feared. When this "sitting on tho haunches" in accomplished, a horso cloth may bu strapped on the near side of tho saddle to accustom him to Iho flapping jf thu liabit; but I have always found in un ordinary good-tempered horse that, if the pivot) und mouth were all perfect, the habit is sure to bo borne. It is difficult to make everyone perfect, and the mistake that is constantly being made in mountint; is in the use of the Judy's know, which should be carefully straightened (ho moment it cpn be effect: od, for if kept bent it reuuires u grout power to lift a lady into the saddle where- ax. with u good spring and a straight knee, she ought to weigh but a few pounds in the hand. A purling word on tho subject. Four is something u horseman should never exhibit jn his couuntenance or voice, as the hoi™ ib u close observer and soon _ learns to take advantage of such indications to bucomo cureless of control, if not indeed aggoosBivo. Lot your lessons bo thorough, but not very long. . Bo gentle uud patient with tho colt, but make tho willful, fctub- born horso feel*the full extent of your power until hi> submit*. Thu way to educate a horse not to bo afraid of things is to got him used to them by bringing him into frequent contact with them. If tho horso U afraid ot the report of firearms, only just throw mm down und fire off u pistol over him. Whenever he makes a motion to get up fire off thu pistol again. Tins can. bo rope ted, and a lesson should lust thirty or forly minutes, The next day give him another lesson, ana about three days the horso will pay no attention to the discharge ot' the firearms. fr ott to outside of ft<5 glove, and the' ffag&s of the kid ftfe then drawn together by alfn6«t invisible Pitches, as a clolh- inonder mends cloth. Properly robbed with the fmger, therttt hardly shows ifit is ftOt in- a Claras where the Btitches are stretched when the clove i« Worn. EV.6ft this the silk beneath tends .to prevent. After a little perseverance any one can catch up this art of glove-mending and learn to do the work with something of the skill of an expert. A Hp in the etitchintf even may be "stayed" with a bit of silk, where it is caus"f d by a special strain, and may be kept in this way from breaking out again _ BEflRKSMCOMRtCAMS Kvery one who has attempted the tusk knows thut it requires a particularly delt touch to meiid a rent in a glove successfully. In the picture of Hilda, tlie heroine of tne "J'JiU'bloFttuu," onguged w mewling lior glove?, Hawthorne draws attention to tho grace of this peculiarly fejumino tusk. Tho beet glove-mender* in the world, ivntortuuutely to this HMitiuwuv, %p men, "profeeBiomU Wove-sewers who handle thp Kid and Meertlo wjth methodical dexterity, A rip is a mrnple matter to them!lti»iuwenduigu tor in tho kid tbiit ihey show, their 8 kW.. The color o| -m S!r Homes. ' "One thing that impresses the stranger coming to this country are the honsea without fences around them," remarked an Englishman yesterday afternoon in the lobby of the Hotel Cadillac. "In England, you know, when we bnild our houses we put walls around them and bnild the wall so. high that no one can look Over and see us. Not that we are ashamed to be seen — oh, dear, no— but because every man's house is his castle, you know. I Suppose the Americans build their houses. having in inind Jhe majtim of the old Roman: "'I willtoiW myhotiss so that all the world may see my notion.'' As I walked down a residence street the other day, through one window I saw the fatnily eating breakfast, and through the window of another house the 'domestic 'making beds. On the lawn of a third house were playing a score of the neighbor's children. An Englishman is like a bear if any one steps on his lawn. You know thp story of Tennyson? Several ladies anxious to soe him paid a pilgrimage to his country seat. Tennyson WBR seated on the front steps smoking an old pipe when they appeared in the distance. The old poet watched them crossing his lawn and his brow lowered. " 'Is this Lord Tennyson? Well, we're so sorry to intrude. Wo wish to apologize for entering • in this unceremonious fashion - ' " 'Then, why'don'tyou go?' snid Tennyson curtly, surrounding himself with a cloud of tobacco-smoke. And that is the attitude most Englishmen maintain in their homes." — Detroit Tribune. MOUNTAIN. Movement of a Triple MURK ot Ilnsalt To ivnriln ttio Columbln It Ivor. Now York Pri>e«. A traveling mountain is found at tho Cascade!! of the Columbia. It is a triple peaked mass of dark brown basalt, six or eight miles in length, where -it fronts the river, and rises to a height of almost 2,00( feet above the water. That it Is in motion is tho lust though which would be likely to suggest itself to tho mind of anyone passing it, yet .it is a well established fact that this entire nioun tain is moving slowly but steadily down tho river, as if it had a deliberate purpose sometime in the future to dam the Col umbia and form a great lake from the Cas cades to the Dalles. The Indian traditions indicate immense movements of the moun tains hereabouts, long before white mer came to Oregon, and the early settlers immigrants, many, of them from Now England, gave the above mimed mountain ridge the name of "traveling mountain,'' or "sliding mountain." In its forward and downward movemenl the forests along tho base of the river havi become submerged in the river Largo tree stubs can be seen standing deep in thi water on the shore. The railway enginei and tho trackmen find that the lino of tin railway which skirts tho foot of the moun tains if being continually forced out o place. At certain points the roadbed am rails have been pushed eight or ten feet out of line in the course of u few years. The ex-Empress Eugenie hud quite uii adventure.some time ngo en route fron Liege to Cologne. She was sitting in a first-class railway compartment when i man entered and, producing u pipe, begui to smoke industriously. The guard represented to the fellow that the compartmen was reserved for ladies, but this warning had no effect upon the rufiian, who-con tinued to smoke so fast that the air in tin compartment soon became intolerable am the ex-empress fainted away. At the nex ( stop she was removed to another compartment: When told who the lady was the man expressed satisfaction that ho Inu smoked her out. "1'vo paid my fare am I'm as good as anybody else," said he Strangely enough, 'the fellow • was not ar rested for violation of the rule prohibiting intrusion into and smoking in the com partment reserved for ladies. It is said however, that railway regulations in Europe «xc enforced in the cases o! foreign patrons only. Let an American break the pettiest rule and he" is mulcted promptl< and to the very limit. An Atzoc City. Another forgotten Toltecor Aztec citj has been discovered in Mexico. It is lo cated among tho mountains of the state ol Vern Cruz, and does not seem to ever have visited in modern times except by Indians Some of the buildings arc four and five stories high, and tho cornices and win dows are skillfully worked out. The buildings are frescoed in colors thut ap- peiir us bright us if just put on. Many in- scribad slabs of stone are found. Monkey YurttiiH Ainu. Tuxtin SlftlngH. Son: ."Pa, a monkey is five times us good as Deacon Good, ain't he?" Pa "Jimmy, I'm surprised! Why do you say so disrespectful u thing?" Son: "Why, you only give him a cent last Sunday when he came around with the plate, and you gave the organ-grinder's monkey 5 cent this morning. ' ' TJIK (J. A. H. KXODD.S. flioy An, Nol SiiilHlliMl Vl'llli Mm llullroiul Itati'H. Sr. PA in., Minn., July 24. . , uly 24.— The Grand Army people ore not at all sutisfiiid witl the terms which llwrailroiuls have offeree to those who wish to attend thonationa encam is Sli0.f>0, goo If holders of tick- os mpment which begins at Boston Aug. 12-. Tho round trip rnto is Sli0.f>0, good .for thirty or sixty days. If holders of tick- 'ets deposit their money with tho railroad companies in lioston, then the sixty-day limit is given. People who desire to leave lioston and "isit other points will bo required to return to that city, instead of going, us a good many \vould doubtless do, direct from the outside points whore they were visiting. A number of leading Grand Army men of Minneapolis hud a secret meeting yesterday afternoon. It is thought the railroad companies will make no iur- 'ther concessions. The number to go to tho encampment from Minnesota will bo small compared to the 'number wlnc would go if the encampment was held ii some western or more central city thai. Hoston. However, a good many formei residents of New England will take advantage ot tho reduced rales and visit their old ijoines. Tho fact thut it is so noui harvest; time in this section will prevent a good many Minnosotuns from going east. GLADSTONE l-'KKI.S Fl.ATTKKHU. I.lntuiKHl to Slseriuiiu'b Spouuh l'llUUO|Cl'Ul>ll, LONDON, July 24.— Through thu phonograph to-day Air. Gladstone listened to the remarks from Gen. Sherman and others L'i.en at the recent meeting in New York. Mr. Gladstone was deeply interested. Ho said ho is so uncustomed to receiving notes of kindness from America that his vocabulary of gratitude baa been exhausted. If anything could load him to question the soundness of American judgment and make him believe Americana are liable to be misled, from a right understanding of human nature, it would bo tho exceeding warmth with winch they ore always pleased to frame the views of his character, the Correspondence on the Interest- Infc Snfcjeet Made Pnblie. % Salistairy Claims the Scissors of British Vessels was Unjustifiable. A 11IO HUKWINO COMi'AJiY. UliUllBll ti>|illwll»l» Will HuUll » 1'luiit ut OlitviiKW. OUICAHO, 111., July 23.— Arliclos of incorporation were issued yesterday to the Anglo-American Browing and Malting company, ut Chicago, to muuut'ueture und sell teer. ale and porter. TUo capital stock is 81, 455,000, and the incorporatoi-H ari'Tolman C. Gelder, E. W. Striiith- uiiUer, and 1. DuuUs. Englishjcapital >8 largely represented in the «ock, ftud it is affirmed that the policy of the company will be to OTWiiu iud.epeud.eiit of the beer trust'- *'\yi*t«i*-PW OSUKOBU, Wje,. July 23-Tho city re after J W. Kelleyimd. will American Ckims are Based on International Morality. WASHINGTON, July 28.—The president to-day sent to the house Of representatives, in answer to the resolution introduced by Representative Hitt, the official correspondence between the government of the United States and the government of Great Britain touching the seat fisheries of Behring sea. In his accompanying letter of transmittal to the president, Secretary Elaine, under date of Bar Harbor, July 19, regrets the delay in the transmission which the president directed on the llth inst., and says that the correspondence is still in progress. The -correspondence includes thirty separate papers, beginning with a letter fronf Mr. Edwards, first secretary of the legation and charge d'affaires after Minister West's recall, dated Aug. 24, 1889, and closing with one from Secretary Blaine to Sir Julian Pauncefote, the British minister, dated July 19, 1890. Relative to the statement that seizures were justified bytho fact they were engaged in a pursuit that is in itself contra mores apursuit which cf necessity involves a serious and permanent injury to the rights of the government . and people of the United States,' the .marquis says: "It is obvious that two tjUes* tions are involved, i. e., first, whether the pursuit and killing of fur seals in certain parts of the open sea is, from the pJiht of view of international morality, an ofTen 86 conlra bonus mores; and secondly whether if such bo the case, this fact justified tne seizure on the' high seas and the Subsequent • confiscation in time ot peace of private vessels of .a friendly nation, The purSuit of seals in open sea, under whatever circumstances, has never hitherto been considered .as piracy by a civilized state. Fur seals ure indisputably animals ferte -nature, and they have been universally regarded by the jurists us res'nullius until t/iey are caught. No person, therefore, can have property in them until ho^as actually re- ducfldthem into possession by capture. "Itrcquires something more than a mere declaration that the government or citizens of the United States, or even the countries interested ill the seal trade, are losers by tho certain course of proceedings, to render that course an immoral one. Her majesty's government wou d deeply regret that the pursuit of fur seals in the high seas by British vessels should involve even the slightcs 1 , injury to the people of tho United States. H a case bo proved, they will be ready to consider what measures can be properly taken for the remedy of such injury, but they would be unable on that ground tj depart from the principle on which the free commerce on the high seas depends. Respecting Elaine's statement of the exclusive monopoly enjoyed by' Russia, the marquis quotes from a letter of the United States minister in Russia which nation, in 1821, prohibited all foreign vessels from approaching Within 100 miles from the coast oHhe Behring straits to lha 51st degree north latitude) to the effect that the United States could admit no part of these claims. The marquis also says that Blame .must have been misinformed respecting the un intaerupted possession of the Unitejl State; from 1807 to 1880, and submits e_xtructs from reports of United States officers to show that duringthnt time British vessels 'were engaged nt intervals in fur seal fisheries with the cognizance of the United States government. The next letter in the series is from tho British minister to Blaino under the date of May 23d, and says as the secretary has confirmed the newspaper statements that the revenue cutters mid been ordered to Bcnring sea to seize foreign sealers, he is instructed to say, a formal protest against such interference with the British vessels will he forwarded without delay. Secretary Blaine on the 29th -wrote Sir Julian that he is instructed by the president to protest ugaiiist the course of the British government in authorizing, encouraging and protecting vessels which are not only interfering with American rights in Behring sea, . but which are doing violence as well to the ' rights of the civilized world. The president, ho says, is surprised that such a protest should bo authorized by Lord Salisbury, especially because previous declarations of his lordship would seem to render its impossible. The secretary then rapidly sketched tho history of tho negotiations under the previous administration and says: "You will observe from the llth November, 1887, to the 23d of April, 1888, Lord Salisbury had in every form of speech assented to ' the necessity of a close season for the protection ot seals." These assurances were given to the American minister, in Americiin charge, to the Russian ambassador, and on more than one occssion to two of thorn together. The United States had no reason, therefore, to doubt that the whole dispute touching the seal fisheries was practically settled. . Continuing, Secretary Blaine says that five days after that assurance, Lord Sulis' bury said that neither an act of parlia ment nor an order in Council could bo drafted "until Canada is heard from." Mr. Phelps, in his dispatch September 12th reported "his lordship staled the Canadian government objected to any such restrictions, and until its consent could bo obiuim-d. her majesty's government was not willing to enter into the convention." Says the secretary: "This government cannot but feel that Lord Salisbury would have dealt more frankly if in the beginning he hud no'informed Mr. Phulps." The Brit sh government would assuredly and rightfully complain if the agreement between her representative and the representative of the United States should il without notice, ae broken off by the United States on the ground that the state ol California was not willing it should be completed. In conclusion, he proposes, on behall of the president, that her majesty's government agree not to permit vessels to enter Bohrings «ea this season, in ordoi that time may bo secured for tho negotiations, that shall not bo disturbed by untoward events or unduly influenced by popular agitation. Juno 2nd, the secretary writes Sir Julian that the president believes tho arbitration cannot be concluded in tinu for this season, and suggests that Lore Salisbury make for a single season the regulation which in 1888 ho offered tc make permanent, us a step which woulci certainly lead to a friendly agreement. To Una (he minister replies, June 3rd, that a further examination of tho question has satisfied his lordship that such an extreme measure us that proposed in 1888 goes far beyond the requirements of the case. There would be no legal power to enforce tho observance of such an agreement on tho British vessels. Secretary Dluiuo replying Juno 4th suys: "Tho extreme measure proposed came from Lord Salisbury himself and concludes, the president does not conceal his disappointment that oven for the sake of securing the impartial arbitration her majesty's government is not willing ^o suspend, for u single season, the practice which Lord Salisbury described in '88 as 'the wanton destruction of a valuable industry,' and ^vhich this government has uniformily regarded as an unprovoked invasion of its established rights." Juno9lh, Sir Julian Pauncefote presents u, copy of a telegram from Lord Salisbury, in which ho regrets that the president should thiuK his telegram wanting in conciliation, but that it is beyond the power of his government to exclude the British or Ctinadiuu ships from uny portion of thu high seas, even for an hour, without legislative enactment, . i In reply, on the llth, Secretary Blaine says thi i government would be satisfied .if Lord Salisbury would by proclamation simply request British vessels to abstain from entering the Behring sea for the present season, in order to givo -full time for impartial negotiations, Sir Julian, Juno llth, writes Blaino he has informed Lord Salisbury that Blaiuo could not give assurance that British sealing vessel? would, uot be interfered with during tho negotiations, tvud expresses the hope that the decision is not final, and that while there is yet time the command- er»»f the United, Stuies revwiufl pru,Uer,» will bo instructed to tibstaui. June 14th, however, the minister, with togretut f(4Uug tQeeeujttJ'ii, favorable ro- own sole motion to restrro ;he navigation Of Behr 'orce muniicpal leg" British vessels on Britannic majesty's / lore, nnable to pass ( a public announced' the part of tho tTni acts of interferendOn sels navigating Offwra waters of the UniM,. had previously WW»| is in consecpen protest ftgain|t ¥ Seclare her Bri mcnt must, flOlo,, United qtfences FIGHTING FOR i^SSTritorial they minister formally to nee and to caning season. The orrT Salisbury says The War Still in Progress BettFfeiftfl San Salvador and Gantamatft. Salvadorian Forces Meeting With cess at Every Step. The Intention is to Overthrow President Barillas. which nrp, that the govern ttienti BgreS forthwith to refer to arbitration the question of the legality Of the* actiofl Of the United States in seizing of otherwise interfering with the British VesSels engnged- in Uehring sea Outside of the territorial waters during '86''87 ana '80. That pending the award, all iftterftrence with British sealing vessels absolutely cease, that the United States if the uward should be ndverse to them will compensate British subjects for Ibstes which they may sustain by reason of their compliance with the British proclamation. Irt the next communication, dated tho first of the present month, Lord Salisbury, referring to Blaine's criticism upon the abrupt close of the London negotiations from the statement made to him by.United States Minister Phelps as follows: "Under the peculiar political circumstances of America at this moment," said Phelps, "with the general election pending:, it would be of little use, and indeed hardly practicable, to conduct any negotiation to its issue before the election had taken place. On the last of June Secretary Blaine addressed to the British minister a very long letter in answer to Lord Salisbury's communication, in which the latter stated that Secretory John Quincy Adams protested against Russia's claim to exclusive jurisdiction over Behring sea. Secretary Blaine says: "Tho quotation which Lord Salisbury makes is unfortunately a most defective, erroneous and misleading one. The conclusion is separated from the premise, the comma isturneu into a period, an important; qualification as to time is entirely erased without even a suggestion that it had ever formed a part of tho text, and out of the eighty-four words logically and insepuratcly connected, thirty-five are dropped from Mr. Adam's paragraph in Lord Salisbury's quotation. The secretary says further: "Neither by the treaty with Russia of .1825 nor by its renewal of '43, nor by its second renewal in '59, did Great Britain gain any right to take seals in the Behring sea. in taut, those treaties were a prohibition upon her which she steadily respected so long as Alaska was a Russian province. It is lor Great Britain now to show by what law she has gained rights in that sea after tho transfer <jf__itft—•SOY-' creignly to -•- the- 'United States. During all the time between tho treaty of 1825, and the cession of Alaska to the United States in 1867, Great Britain never affirmed the right of her subjects to capture . fur seals in Behring sea; and as a matter of fact, her subjects did not during that long period attempt to catch seals in Behring sea. I nm justified, therefore, in repeuting the questions which 1 addressed to her majesty's government on tho 22nd of January, and which still remain unanswered, viz: When did the ships of Canada derive the right to do in 188G, what they had refrained from doing for nearly ninety years? upon what grounds did her majesty's government defend in the year 1886, the course of her conduct in Behring Sea, which had been carefully avoided ever since the discovery of that sea? By what reasoning did her majesty's government conclude that an act may be committed with impunity against the rights of the United States which never had been attempted against the same rights when held by the Russian empire. The. thirtieth, and last letter ot the correspondence which would, if printed entire, fill over twenty newspaper colums was add.essed by Mr. Blaino to Sir Julian Paucefote from Bur Harbor, lastlSatnrday. In it the secretary says: "I am instructed by the president to say that tho United States is willing to consider all the proceedings of April 16,1888, as can- colled, so far as American rights may be concerned. This government will ask Great Britain to adhere only to the agreement made between Lord Salisbury and Mr. Phelps on the 25th of February, 1888. That wus un agreement inude directly between the two governments and did not include tho rights of Russia. Asking Lord Salisbury to adhere to tho agreement of February 25, we leave the agreement of April 16 to be maintained, if maintained at all, by Russia, for whose CUUSP and for whose advantage it was particularly designed." Secretary Blaine also refers to Lord Salisbury's statement that political events in the United States had caused an interruptions, and not a Canadian objection, and closes the voluminous correspondence an'follows: "I am justified in assuming that Lord Salisbury cannot recur to a remark of Mr. Phelps us one of the reasons for, breaking off tho negotiations, because the negotiation was in actual progress for more than four months after the rennirk was made und Mr. Phelps himself took a largo part in it. Upon this recital of facts 1 am unu ble to recall or in any way to qualify Ihe statement which I made in my note of June 4th to tho effect th.it Lord Salisbury abruptly closed negotiation, because tho Canadian government objected mid that ho assigned no other reason whatever." Lord Salisbury expresses this belief that even if the view 1 have taken of theso transactions bo accurate, they would not boar out the argument which 1 found upon them. The argument to which Lord Salisbury refers,, is, 1 'presume, a remonstrance which ] made by direction of the president, against the change of policy by her majesty s government without notice, and nguinst tho wishes of the United Stntcs, Tho interposition of tho wibhes of the British province against the conclusion of the convention between the two nations which according to Mr. Phelps, "had been virtually agreed upon except us to tho dotuils" was, in tho president's belief a grave injustice to the government of tho United States. LrnKnTAD, July 24.—News was just received conBrming the reports of the sac- cess of the Salvadorian forces beyohd the frontier in Guatemalan territory. The Salvador army has now trained six battles and captured quantities of arms and ammunition.. Many 'have been killed and wounded on both sides The Salvndorian forces are pushing their way into the interior of Guatemala and meeting with success at every step. Great enthusiasm prevails. . The intention is to overthrow the jfoy J ernment of President l3arillas before coming to any agreement with Guatemala. Sun Salvador is determined to free herself from the yoke of Guatemala and assure her own liberty and independence. ItOUSK ULOWN SKYWABU. The Cnimc ol the Kxplonloii IB ns Yet n Mystery. SAVANNAH, Ga., July 24.—VV. L. Bollard's boarding house, in this city, a three story dwelling, was blown up early this morning. Three persons were killed and I wo injured. There were thirteen people in the house. The explosion shattered the walls and they collapsed in an instant and fell a mass of ruins. Mostof the occupants were asleep and were hurled from their beds and- either buri :d under the-falling debris or thrown on top of it. The killed are Mrs. W. J. Bullard, Mrs. Lockley and GusRobie. The cause of the explosion is a mystery. Oil lamps were used, although thsre. were iras pipes throughout 'the entire house. There are in my rumors, but nobody .will lake the responsibility of making a direct statement. One man insinuated that there had been u row in the house toward the e".d of a jollification in which the m- miites had been indulging. SAVKU MANY LIV.KS. An KiiBlncer'ri Presence ol Mlnil Prevents a Loan or 1.1 Te. -/ _, Mich., July 24.-The westbound express train No. 1, of the South Shore line, was wrecked just within the city limits yesterday afternoon.. JUw heavy rain washed gravel' across the track at Eighth street; and the engine was derailed while, running twenty miles an hour. / Engineer Steel instantly reversed/the engine and set the air brafe. The engine went into the ditch orfd stopped 150 feet from the crossing*^ Engineer Steel went down with the engine and miraculously escaped injury/None of the hun- r dred-oi'"moTO-passengers were injured, but the engine, tender, batrgnge and mail coaches were badly wrecked. But for the bravery of the engineer there would have been a henvy loss of life. TITHEW^lT OVEKUOARD. Four Hundred Tons of Ice Dumped Into tlieljilco. MANITOWOO, Wis., July 24.—A scow loaded with ice, in tow of the steamer Thomas Smith, sprnng'a leak in the lake early this morni ng and dumped her deck- load of ice—about 400 tons. She was brought in here to have the leak stopped. The cargo belonged to Leathern & Smith, of Sturgeon Bay, and 1 was consigned to parties in South Chicago.' • •''..- lowu Cattle Dealer Released. CHICAGO, July 24.—Geo. Boswell, the Iowa cattle dealer who was arrested Tuesday afternoon and who has been kept locked up ever shire, while the police were trying to find out what they had arrested him for, was released this morning. He was brought up for examination in court this forenoon, and the sheriff of Kmmett county snid he could have evidence in regard to the case within a day. The judge released the prisoner in the meantime on his own recognizance. A MrSCBEANT'S WORK. CONCiJ<UUJU> ITS AVOltK. Dlreutorg of tlio Amurlcun KxlilliU at Ptirltt imprutm the Committee. NfiwYouK, July 24.—The committee on permanent organization of the national world's fair commission went into executive session this morning and will continue in session until late this afternoon. The committee concluded its work this afternoon and left for Washington. In an interview, Commissioner McKonzie said the committee had been profoundly impressed with tho views of General Goshorn and Governor McCormick, the latter gentleman haying been director ot the American exhibit in Paris in 1878. Commissioner McKensie said the committee was particular to get views upon the best policy of looking toward the conceutrulioii£of power for tho best management of the undertaking. Although no .conclusion .was reached yet it IB very probable a director general will bo appointed to have entice control of all matters subject, however, to cqntiruuimtiou by the executive committee. Oi»e difficulty that wight arise ivould Uo tho restriction hotweiu thu local tiu4 uuUounl uQuuuittees. Much would, be conceded to the local committee but the notional committee 'proposed to letain power enough to make the fair a national one. Gen. Uoshorn and Gov. Mo- Coruiiok are to formulate their views in writing. The report of this, couuuittee will be presented to the full national committee in. September. ^_ «T,OUO,OtU>. . Au ISufUaU SywUvuto Ofliu-i* to Hviy Out Jf nujn>, Stuwt He Cu. PUJJU^V*, I*'. July 24.—A British ey»- dicato, with a real live lord at the Uoad of it, h»s made an offer of 97.000,000 for tho " flpp, Stoijt & Co. prppsrties *u thi.8 Pitjj A. Raft Cut Loose and Twenty-two Men Arc Drowned. MONTREAL, July 24.—A dispatch from Pembroke, eighty-six miles above Ottawa, on the Upper Ottawa river, says that two days ago some miscreant cut the rope holding a raft of logs to a bank, on which twenty-two raftsmen were stopping over night. The raft, with all onboard asleep, drifted out into the river and over the rapid*-, a mile below, before those on hoard were awakened: Of the twenty- two, only two got ashore. No traces of the bodies of the twenty men have been found. ENGMSII SEAMEN . .WILL STRIKE. In Aid of Danish S-.illora They Will Quit Work Tomorrow. ' LONDON, July 24.—The National Seaman's uuion has announced that a general strike of seamen will be inaugurated on July 20, and that the men will not return to work until the demands of the.Danish seamen for wages' equal to those paid English seamen are conceded. A conference between representatives- of the Seamen's union and the ship owners, will be held at Sunderland on July 26. This action of the English sailors is to oblige English ship- owners to force their Danish brethren to terms. .. —•. «*•—• CLOAK MAKERS'VICTOKIOUS. All The Mnitufueturera Will DlBuhnrge Mon-Uuloii Men Now Employed. NEW YOHK, July 23.—The cloak maker's strike wus settled to-day, and the men returned to work in the morning. Through the exertions of Coroner Levy, an agreement was reached, which was satisfactory to both parties, The manufacturers recognize the union, and will discharge all nonunion men in their employ, reserving the right, however, to retain the American girls who are working for them. About 0,000 Hebrews will return to work to-morrow. CEJjEUKATED YACHT RACES. The Iiurllnu JSuut Crew Were IS»sy Winners This Alornlug, DUI.UTII, Minn., July 24.—-There were four entries in this morning's yacht race over the twenty-mile course, Siren, of Duluth, won the first money; Nushka, of White Bear, second; Undine came in third and Munitou withdrew. Tho Lurline boat crew, of Minneapolis, were easy winners of the postponed senior fours, The Minneapolis boys won in ten minutes] Owoshtanong 10:9; Winnipegs 10; Minnesotus were distanced. In tho afternoon thu Mississippi VfUlw Amateur association raced were resumed, the senior singles being a walk-over for John P. Corbelt, of the Iroquois club, o|-- Chicngo. He won in 11:81, while 0.41, Nelson, o£ St. Paul was only two second? behind. The senior doubles followed next, fui(| were won by the Minnesotas in 8:41 i Wia- nipogs, 9:47; Lurlines, 9:48. The Cedar Itapids crew were distanced. The quarter mile dash by singles was won by J. F. Corbett in 1:19. He waj about a length ahead of : Pearson, the Du-> luth man. , III,, July 24.— Supt. hmd, of th.B school census bumw, bus reported .to vtte bojjrd p| education &$ ^ enumeration of the population of Chicago, just completed, shows that it contain; 1,205,983 souls. This is 100,000 mm thm the government census shows. ST. L.ou;s, July 24.— Advice jEf isville, Ark., are to the effect fest Mur ftttd, pwie fttteiupteij to Ohishojlm »»terd,ay. Wtfe, I ft 1'

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