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THE tJPFEE &m MOINES, , IOWA. WEBNggPAf, fflLY LGONA, IOWA futnre ftini? shouldn't be bfamen 1 800 much for playing baccarat. Possibly he only staked a crown. TITIS action of the French vessels in refusing to allow Americans to buy bn.it to eaten flair np at, Newfoundland is hard to understand. They couldn't do worse if Ibey were cansrht hooktnsf them. THH commerce of New South Wales; One of th« Australian provinces, in proportion to its numbers, ia three times that of Canada, five times that of France, and eight times greater than the trade of the United States. IT is reported that A. R. Appleyard o Boston, ban invented a safe device fb efectric tram cars. It consists of a Itinc ofj basket, covering the whole of the tracl in front of the car, to receive the body o an individual or animal that may be caught on the track of the car. TJ. GAt/'prnsR, a young French trir i horn H'wif n.nrl rlnmh. has Ijitfilj passed tho examination at L'Eoole dea Boanx Arts, in Paris, with high honors and received not only hf>r diploma out an appointment (an teacher. She has been taught to rfia'l the lips and to speak by the Orosseltn system. king of Belgium will aoon visit England, and before he leaves for home Stanley will probably have told htm defin itely whether he will go back to Africa as governor of the Congo Free State. Whether he accepts the king's offer or not, the explorer and his wife will visit King Leopold, it i.i said', at Brussels within the year. TITK record of thieving in places of trust for the year to date is given as embracing the names of 160 men and the sum of 84, 230,000. The past month has been a particularly bad one — furnishing no less than $2,370,000, or more than one-half of the total stealings of tho five months. But the statisticians would doubtless bade us find comfort in the fact that there is more money to steal and more to steal it now than ever before. T'HH Haytian government is decidedly national in the matter of negotiations! with the United States. It refuses to treat with Fred Douglas, the duly accredited minister of the United States to that republic, in relation to the matter of a coaling station for our fleet, insisting that a ; white man shall be sent to do the business. A man of their own race and color is not good enough to conduct diplomatic business with those inland negroes. They a.re bound to demonstrate their equality with the whites. AN expedition to determine the exact spot where Columbia landed in the West Indies on his first voyage of discovery has sailed from Nf::w York under the patron age of the Chicago Heralrl. The place ha,, never been located with precision by the modern geographers, and these latter day voyagers will try to follow the coarse of Columbus in so far as it is possible to determine it by such evidence as is available at the present time. Ft is probable that the Herald men will find some spot, at any rate, whereon to place the handsome monument already provided for. HARVEST II AN DM WANTED. The tramp has no excuse for his existence just now above all times. Work in plenty is oper to him if he will only take it. Tha season has opened during which farmers will need helpers for three months to come. The northwest is one great field for the la'>or of the harvesters. In Minnesota thousands upon thousands of men are wanted on the farms and the wages offered are high—at least 50 per cent, better than the metropolitan laborer can command. Harvesting wages rai.ge from $1.75 to §3 per day. Haying and threshing pay is from $1.25 to $1.75 a day and board. A reliable hand can get an average of $1.50 a day and board from July 1 to October 1 through haying, har- veat and threshing. Actual distress for help to gather in tho bounteous harvoat is felt in lower Minnesota, and tho demand for it is also itrong in fowa and tho Dukotas, and will soon be even stronger. Then what excuse is thero for tho tramp? Absolutely non«; and the follow who admits he is one admits that he is too lazy to work. On such a man no sjaipathy should bo wasted. Courts should treal him with sternness and jailors with a diet so crude- ana course and meager as to drive him from his moan and wretched occupation. Ho is a pest, and worse than tho ordinary kind, because ho possesses intelligence and reason and is reckono:! in tho class which represents tho highest grade of animal life. To him tho harvest field, with its sharp work and active competition in tlifj line of binders to ''keep up," with the rugged and wholesome diet of tho farm, with tho knowledge of hon- out labor performed in the sweat of the brow, ought to open a new life, and it the miserable habits of the homeless vagabond are only freshly fufctt'iiecl upon I'liu, it would probably do HO. In that event the hundred dollars which he might easily save from his three i luontbB 1 orileal in tho path of salvation form u nice beginning for a, bank ount which, once started, in in iUelf a itimulug to thrifty action. THE LATEST SEWS. NOTES. A RAIT.ROA& i« now m operation to the top of Pike's Peak. A awviSRS! rain and wind storm did great damage at Blairitown, Mo. TrrtnwDAr the law to imprison al drunkards went into affect af Boston. THE comptroller of the currency has placed the Asbury Park, N.,!., National bank in the hands of a receiver. A ST. PAtrr, woman who died recently provides in her will that 15 a month be set aside for the dog's board. JAMEB CORCORAST has died in the hospital in Boston from the effects of having swallowed his false teeth. THK wife of an emigrant gave birth f.o twins on a Kansas City train near D'uhuqne. A sntr for damages is being brought against a Chicago confectioner for refusing to sell soda water to colored people. ' Trarc Standard Oil company is rapidly gathering in all' its competitors in Europe and uriil noon control the oil output of the world. ANOTirran heavy storm is reported from Kansas an.l Missouri. Great damage said to have been suffered by the crops n the districts visited by the storm. McVunr has just died at III., after a fast, of forty-three u.iys. EM rr.ro MARQUKZK & Co., wholesale hoot and shoe dealers of New Orleans and Boston have failed. A jrATTOJTAij bank examiner has closed the doors of the Red Cloud (Neb.) National bank. A Mrr.r.rtnr more gold was taken from New York on Monday for shipment to Europe. Trim Mississippi river is still rising, It is now four inches above the danger line in Kansas City. TFIB three children who strayed away from their homes in Averyville, 111., on Monday, were found in a marshy thicket Wednesday, nearly exhausted. THE Missouri river is falling and all fears of a flood have passed. Much damage has been done, but no lives were lost. TrrE wholesale boob and shoe firm of H. Patterson & Co. of Kansas City have (rone into voluntary assignment. Assets and liabilities $100,000. THE property and business of P. Lori 11- ard ife Co., the tobacco manufacturer?, has been turned over to a etock company to be known as the P. Lorillard company, with a capital of $5,000,000. SET.KJJTT street car stablemen are locked out nt Indianapolis, Indiana, on account of a disagreement over wages and hours. AT Summerfield, III., Conrad Grachei, one of the oldest masons in that section of the state, died on Saturday, aged eighty- five years. MRS. L. M. BOONE, widow of Dr. L. D. Boone, one of the first ma.yors of Chicago, died at Blue Island Monday morning. OruTtiATiv: At Columbus, Ind., ex- Judge Beatty McClelland, aged seventj- four.—At Independence, Iowa., Ann II. Trask, aged sixty-five. JOHN B. Ai.r.EY, of Ljnn, iviass., has assigned, us a result of the recent faJlure of Alley Bros. & E'iace, the Boston leather dealers, to whom he owed between $500,000 and $600.000. FOREIGN. CAPT.UN SHAW, chief of the London fire brigade, has resigned. _ MortE heavy fighting in the Chilian civil war is reported. THE Irish land bill has passed tho committal stage in the home of lords. SEVERAL persons have been poisoned in London by eating salmon can_ed by the Columbia river canneries. FIFTEEN houses were destroyed by fire Wednesday at Chattllion, north of Lake, Bourget, France. Several persons were Killed. PROF. FAKKEB, the redemptionist father who has devoted the last twenty years :o nursing the lepers of Dutch Guiana, has died of leprosy. BALVTACEDA'S candidate for president of Chili was elected Saturday. Ills-, name is Vicuna. Only the southern provinces of the county voted. TftK villages of Holzendorf and Werna- rlorf, Moravia, have been destroyed by storms. THE price of bread is raising rapidly in Russia because of the bad harvest prospect*. K.\ff'EiiOR WILLIAM in an interview]said the triple alliance has been renewed' for six years. THE inhabitants of the province of Verona, Italy, are alarmed at a series of earthquake shocks felt throughout the province Monday nijjht. THE body of James McHenry, t.be British railway magnate, will be disinterred and an examination will be made to determine whether or not ho was poisoned. Kx-PuKsmKNT LKCIITIMK, with a large party of followers--, has left Jamaica for Turk's UUnd, and is believed to be en route to Hnyti to make war on Hippolyte. FOUR FIFTHS of the tin-plate works in South Wales closed their doors Saturday for one month, throwing 25,000 hands out of employment for the time. I'liE Turkish government, according to Constantinople dispatch, will refuse to give consent to the Russian. Jews settling n Palestine. HIITOLYTK,, ruler of Hayti, has incur•fid such enmity through his manner of squelching the recent rebellion that it is said ho must either resign or live in con- itant dread of assassination. fjurnsii officers who have been engaged n fighting thn slave trade in Rmi Africa, n Hibmittiiif,' the reports of their opera- ions for the year 1890, declare that the raffle is on its last legs. The action of the -irussels conference will, they assert, kill FIRES AND CASUALTIES. SIMON GANK was drowned in St. Joe iver at Fort Wayne, Ind. A i- Lebanon, Ind., Otto Montgomery, iged 11 years, was drowned while batn- TRE bodies o£ the nineteen sailors w&o were drowned in (he great storm at Samoa were burred at; Mare is-fand, California, Saturday. I. SEVERAL persons were tolled and much property destroyed by the cloud bursts in northwestern loWa, Tuesday* THE Naw York seventy-first! resrhnent armory bnifding was bnrned Saturday morning. Loss, 1200,000; insurance S100V 000. WitrtB walking on a highway in Warsaw, Minn., in a thunder shower, Andrew Bamstad was at'nick by lightning and instantly killed. THREE children* ajored 9, 8, and 6 years, strayed away from their homes in Averyville, III., Monday, and althouffh hundreds of men searched all day Tuesday for them they have not been found. It is feared they were drowned in a lake near their home. FRED SMITTT, of Mounds Junction, III., a brakeman. fell asleep while flagging near Malcandj, snd was killed by a passenger train. THE Northern Pacific sleeper waa derailed by a washout hear Roaebud, Mont., and plunged into the Yellowstone river. Among the passengers injured were Francis Murphy, the temperance orator, and E. Benughoven, of Chicasro. THE Allan line steamer Montivedean, now in port at Quebec, caught fire in one of her holds on her way up the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The damage to her cargo by water and smoke is serious. A NEWCASTLE, Pa., special says a traction engine drawing a shanty on wheels went throuprh a bridge in Wayne township Thursday night. John Byrou, Chaa. Newton and S. Shaffer were caught in the wreck and so badly scalded by the es^ caping steam that they will hacdly recover. CRIME. ATTORNEY JosrrrjA GUEST, recently of Chicago, killed himself at, Akron, Ohio. FOUR prisoners escaped from the Warren countv jail Monday night. 0?r Wednesday, Daniel Curtis killed Morris Herzog with a hatchet atjCrawfords- ville, Ind. AN attempt wa.s made near Wilson's station to blow the Hartford (Conn, express from the track with dynamite. ROTA;, FRFS.BT a resident of Sparland III., waa shot dead by white cans for ruin ing his step-daughter. _ SEVERAL men weie killed at the Frank lin coal mines in Washington during E fight between strikers and non-union mea, AT New Bedford, Mass., J. H. Doane,. a well known clothing dealer has left towr and is said to be a forger to the extent ol 815,000. EDWARD A. FULLER, employed in the New York office of the Chicago Century Publishing company, has run away witi 8951 of the company's money. ASA B. WATERMAN, the New York theatrical manager, who was convicted last week of. the murrier of Peter Doran, has been sentenced to Sing Sing prison for sixteen yeara. JOHN RAUSCH Tuesday morning shot and killed his sweetheart, Marie Burkett, and then killed himself in the same waj. lealousy was the cause. ON Thursday, John Bardsley, the defaulting treasurer of Philadelphia, was sentenced to fifteen years solitary confinement in the penitentiary. TriE striking stevedores in Chicago, Thursday morning attacked the new meii employed to take the places they vacateci with the Anchor Line, but were repelled the police. SIMON HERrsTEiN, a German peIdler, committed suicide Monday morning by hanging hinself at his house in New York city. Despondency from business failure was the cause. Lours DiLLrnoEB, who is under sentence^ of death for the murder committee in Missouri, was captured in Chicago last Monday night after a desperate struggle with the police. WIN OK and his wife Di Toyf cut their tongues out in an underground den in the Chinese quarter at San Francisco. Ok bled to death. The woman will probably die from her injuries The pair were ok and poor and preferred death to hunger AT a late hour Friday night Mrs. Mary Ryan was shot and perhaps fatally injured iy her husband Dennia Ryan, in a drunken ight. They quarreled about some money which Ryan had. Five shots were fired, )f which two took effect, one in the lef: ireast and the other in the head. Ryan was captured. WASHINaTON. A PRECIPICES BRIM. On WMeft One of the Fierce Battles Witft the Zulus Was Fottffftt. DURING a (ana.. Miss >} lightning. thunderstorm at Auline, Pinkie Cocbran was killed , FIVK persons were injured and a team -ailed in u railway crossing accident at •'ort Worth Monday. A CYCI.ONK iu Audubcra county, Iowa, bVudiu-iduy leveled many buildings, damaged crops and killed & man. THE president Las granted a pardon to Thomas Butler, of Arkansas, sentenced to one year's imprisonment for breaking into A tfovernment distillery. MARK W. HARRINGTON, editor of the American Meterological Journal and professor at Ann Arbor, Mich., haa been appointed chief of the weather bureau. ACTING SECRETARY SPALDING, of the reasury, has decided that under article. 200, universal postal union convention, ii a forbidden to send by mail any package containing articles liable to duty PRESIDENT HARRISON on Wednesday ssued a proclamation granting the privi e«e of copyright in this country to citi zens of Great Britain, France, Belgium and Switzerland. PRESIDENT HARRISON Thursday morning appointed William E. Simmonds, of Connecticut, commissioner of patents, and John N. Coburn, of Wisconsin, a member of the Columbian commission. IT is understood here thatPJvan P. Jones, of Wisconsin, for many years United States Consul at Cardiff, will renew his allegiance to Great Britain, of which he was * a former subject, and run for Parliament. He was a native &f Wales, and became a naturalized citizen of the United States. THE president has made the following appointments in the United States navy : James M. Miller to be the lieutenant commander; Washington Y. Chambers, to be a lieutenant; C. H. Harlow, to he a lieutenant, junior grade; John R. Ford, to be chief engineer; G. E. Bird, to be passed assistant engineer. An English Officer Recounts a Fraj in Which he Toofe a Lively Interest. Baring 1 Work of the Men in Throwing up Breastworks in Face of Death. C'YCI.OVK IX IOWA. Heavy Storing at Various Place* Throughout I he State BOONE, la., July L—Dispatches received here report a cyclone at Gray, Audubon county, last evening. A large number of bouses were destroyed acd a number of people injured. One man is reported killed. At Halber there was a heavy storm of. hail, doing much damage to crops. Audubon also reports a heavy hailstorm. Arcadia and West8ide also >ut great damage. A little heard of, but most desperati and bloody conflict, was the storming of Moroai's mountain; during the Zulu war by the combined forces of Sir Bartle Firere and t>.e Colonial Cape Mountec Rifles. Lieutenant Edward Hale, a. British of ficer who participated in this engagement, was interviewed recently. The followins account is therefore from, the lips of ac actual participant in what was perhaps the fiercest and bloodiest battle of the whole campaign, and will be found co be of interest "Picture to yourself," said Lieut. Hale, a gigantic mountain, the terminus of a series of rocky and almost impassable de flies into the heart of. Zululand. Carve away three of its sidds perpendicularly, as with a huge knife, and run a deep river almost completely around it, save where on its remaining side a narrow buf, deep slope, extending from the broad plateau at the top to the very foot, offers some little chance of carrying the place by assault, and you have a pretty good idea of Moro- ai's Mountain. On the broad plateau at the summit, stretching for half a mile back ho where the gigantic precipices descended three hundred feet to the botton,of the diirk and swollen waters'on the river, Morosi had entrenched himself with nearly 2,000 of his most devoted followers. He had an abundant supply of good rifles and plenty oE amunition, food, etc. Over the northwest part of the plateau he had built a heavy wall for purposes of defence, and behind this his sharpshooters sat all day long and commanded the approach to the mountains. Across the surface of the slope several high swanzes or rough stone walls had been placed at intervals of about one hundred yards, the last or lowest one being nearly level with the plain on which our forces were encamped. •'As commander of the expedition, I waa particularly anxious to force Moroai'i position with as little loss of life as possible. It was 3 o'clock in the afternoon when I ordered up the mortar battery to make a breach in the awanzes. The mortar was an antiquated thing dated 1802, with home-made fuses of colonial manufacture, and a bad fit at that. It had been sent up to us from the Capa where it had stood outside of the government house for I don't know how iong. exposed to every kinu of wind and weather. "Keeping out of range of Morosi's bullets, the shells from this old mortar fell short many hundred feet of the firs swanze. "I saw]at once that that mortar must be brought at least a quarter of a mile nearer to the enemy in order to be effective, and consequently within range of the enemy's bullets. William Townsend, a dars devil in che riflas, volunteered to lead in the building of a shield behind which to work the mortar. Seizing a huge stone in his arms he ran rapidly forward with it, zigzagging as he went, deposited it and returned unharmed, though, repeated attempts were made to kick him off. Two other brave fellows repeated the trip, and and gob of scott free. The fourth reached the shield, deposited his stone and was on the way back when a Zulu bullet reached hi/n and dropped him in the tall grass out of sight. Notwithstanding this accident, however, the men kept at work, and in two hoars had raised a circle breastwork four feet nigh. W« lost two more men in bringing up the mortar; but once beneath the shelter of the shie'd. it meant mischiel for the Zatos. li The very first shell we fired described a high curve in the air and exploded hall way up the slope, knocking a big breach in the center swanze (there were six of them) and routing a whole troop of sharpshooters concealed behind it. A sharp cannonading which was kspt up for the next two hours, was so effectual as to breach every awanze in the hill by sun down and as the night closed in I ds- terminetl to carry the mountain by assault before the rising of the moon. "It was close onto 9 o'clock when the men were called away. Pistols had been looked to, and rirtes and ammunition belts inspected an hour before, so there was no delay in starting. It was a volunteer attack, but there were plenty, as it was known that a reward of £500 had been offered to the man lucky enough to get Morosi's head, by theCelonia government. "In the hush of the moonlight night the men walked steakhilyforward to the foot of the slope, when the outskirt sentries of Mo«wi, entrenched behind the first swanze fired point blank into their faces and fled up the mountain. Our force now charged up the slope, the men, there being no longer any reason for conc*almftnt, cheering lustily as theylapproached the first awanze. Rusbing rapidly through thf wide breach, and bayonetting a few Zulu fanatics who stayed behind to engage the hated white men, they were next confronted with a solid wall of stone six feet hisrh, along whose unbroken extent no breach at all was visible. As I had myself seen it knocked into flinders for half its width, I could only conjecture that a swarm of Zulus must have repaired it since sundown, which indeed, turned out to be the case. 'There wan now nothing to do but to scale the wall, which our men proceeded :o do in the face of a scathing fiie, I was .nwardly praying that they had not had ;ime to build up the swanze further up the slope, as to have to scale them near the :>ody where they could bring every gun to ;ell, meant annihilation to the attacking ! orce. "The first thing when I got on top ef the wall, I found myself an excellent shooting mark for a score of Zulu rifles. To my freat surprise I found myself in a second >r two on the upper side of the swanze, charging at the head of my men. Before us, deliberately picking off swanze, a company of Zulus pluckily stood their ground. The young moon, rising just at this moment over the edge of tne southern ridge, wrought their bulky fiKures into strong re- ief against the rocky background. In ;hat weired light, they jooked gigantic. To charge upon «ucn adversaries up hill, petnips outnumbered our advance force prabably three to one, appeared to be ht- tle elke than madness, but regardless of eonapqnences we dashed forward with the bayonet at the cfeirge. Few savages having once had a taste of the bayonet will willingly face It aaainv and these ftlTows had had 2 a taate of this weapon in previous encounters at tJmeunmtatta and elsewhere. After some desperate Sgating a naif-arm .iistance they began to waiver. The Citpe Mounted Biffes, recruited: from aome of the beat families in r,he colonies, were the equal, physically, of any men I ever saw. At last the Zulus, utterly routed, fled through the awanze. Whilst looking back. I saw the head of oar column, held in reserve to follow the assaulting 0arty, pour- inar through the breach in the first awanze, and over the crest of the wall below. "At the top ot the hill another determined stand waa madey but this time by an immeasurably superior fores, there being gathered there in opposition to the attacking party the very flower of Mor^ osi'a garrison, and that redoubtable chief himself taking a very active part in the proceedings. He had placed hia women and children in the circle of tents at the back of the plateau, and drawn his men across the- front of the mountain in such, a way that our men as they gained a foot- holrl would be partly surrounded. It was quite evident to ma that we must carry tbat plateau bj the point of the bayonet, or have our best men in ths front gradually picked off by their sharpshooters while skirmishing on the flanks was going forward. "It was an exciting moment, the Zuli: vtarriors were yelling like demons, anc the air seemed literally black with as segais, many of which fell and wounded our men. They were just crazy for the charge, and when the word was given needed no second invitation. It was a very unequal contest ns far as numbers were concerned, bat the natives were no mvtch for the soldiers in discipline or ia staying powers, and moreover, they were encum"- aered with their woinsn anl children. I shall never forget that battle in the moonlight on the top of Morosi's mountain. It seemed a^ if we had been fighting for hou.-s, but really a few minutes would have covered the period of the engagement. At last, hemmdin on all sides, Morosi'a men having no alternation but to die or fight, for in that dreadful carnags no_ quarter was given or asked for, were driven strnor-Tlinsf r.o the very verge of the precipi'-j. A-J tu. pressure from the front secame greater many of taa weak and ex- aausted were forced over the cliff and perished ^ miserably on the rocks below. Among the Zulus who perished in this manner was Morosi himself, who, seeing all was lost retreated to the very verge of ;he gulf, and with an insulting gesture, ;hrew up his hands and sprang from the Dlateau. defiant to the last. Strange to say unlike the other bodies which went ov«r the cliff, the body of Morosi stuofc lalf way down the mountain in some bushes, and an adventurous fellow named Roberts, of Sir Bartle Frere's contingent, climbed down and brought back the head, thus earning the reward." FIFTEEN ffiWS AJPilETTVT GIKL. liadly DlaSs-ared after a KMe in a Sreet Car. She was a pertty girl and a, pleasant uhing to see_on a rainy day. She got into an electric car a shore time since on Madison avenue, during the shower. Her tailor-made costume was natty. A soft hat showed a c iriy baag, and a Veil skirted the top oE her delicate nose. Slnng from her arm she carried a promenade satchel, and in one hand a silver-mounted umbrella. The car was crowed and the passengers moved up when a dapper gentleman yielded his place; ao that the girl -quuezed into a narrow space and sat" at the edge of the seat at that. Her gec-up was gentlemanly, but her pocket was hard to find, and dragging her purse she spilled her handkerchief. She and the gentleman opposite bent simultaneously to pick itup._ Their heads bent in contact'and the girl's has was punched in and pushed to one side. She thanked the gentleman for her handkechief. The jog her hat got had loosed her veil, Rjach- ing up to rearrange both she bust the pin that held one cuff. This made her ner- voua aui the veil was not straight by any means, while the hat was pinned at a distinctly rakish angle, and so far back that the bang were pulled out of sight. When she took her arms down the cuff fell over her knuckles. She could not manage the pin, which being bent, was was hurting her dainty wrist, so she bared one hand of its glove. She; tried to straighten the pin and lost it. Then she pushed the caff up and began to look severe. At this point her umbrella fell with a hang of the silver handle. Stooping for it Jshe left her "trripsack'ij drag aloag the dirty'.floor, and that was muddled as well as the|umbrella. Ska forgot that her handkerchief had ibeeu in the same place, and she wiped her mouth as a girl will do when she is nervous. The gave her a smudge on her chin. Then she suddenly discovered that Pearl street was at hand And, oh! what a sadly different girl it w.is who got out to do her shopping. Jnehand ungloved, the other cuff hanging case, umbrella, "valise" and face muddy' a s >ft hat tipped on the back of her head and punched out of shape, a veil aslant across one cheek, and alas! no ban», no iang at all. CONDENSED XiiVVS. A severe rain and wind storm did great lamagd at Blairstown, Mo. Fire is again raging in the Reading company's colliery at Ashland, Pa. A cable dispatch says Alexander & Co., of London suspended payment. J uclge Wilson soon after passing sen- :ence on Bardsley relative to the amount >f the fine said it would be about $237,130 4t Kansas City, Matthew Coldenwind W£.s arrested for the theft of 83,000, left in i street car of which he was conductor. The National Youths' World's Fair as- jociation has been organized in Chicago. Children up to 16 are eligible for mem- >ership. Work haa begun on the building for mines and mining at the world's fair. It is reported that Marsh, the defaulting >re_sident of the Philadelphia bank, is in Jhicago. Workmen at Carnegie's Bessemer steel nills at Duqesne, Ohio, struck to the number of 750 for the recognition of the Amalgamated association. XEVA1JA AXD IDAHO, The Former Shows n Marked Decrease In 1'opuliitlon. WASHINGTON. July 2.—The census bul etin on Nevada and Idaho shows the population of Nevada to be 45,761, a de- Tease of 16,505 since 1880. Every county n the state but two show a decrease, daho has 84,385, an increase during the leca.de of 51,775. Only three counties how a decrease. John BanMey t PMIadeIpha'9 Defanlf- Ing Ex-Treasurer, Sentenced for a Long Terra. Besides This He Mast Pay a B'ine Equalling the Amonnt of Big Embezzlement. The Prisoner Much Moved by Judge Wilson's Eemarks But Takes His Sentence Coolly. Jnly 2.—John Pards- ley. ex-City Treasurer of Philadelohia, was brought into court this morning before Judge Willson to have sentence passed upon him icr the confes ed crimes of loaning 1 , speculating with and receiving interest on public iunds entrusted to his care as the chief judiciary officer of the municipality.' The sentence of the court was that he. undergo fifteen years solitary confine-, ment in the Eastern penitentiary and 1 to pay n. fine equaling the sum to which he pleaded guilty of misapplying. .as nn the pievioiis occasions that- Bardsley has faced the court, •when be, was brought in this morning he was not- plaued in the dock, but was allowed to sit beside his counsel within the space reserved for members oi the bar. Tha- fact that Bardsley would be sentenced to-day was not generally known, so. that when District Attorney Graham arose to address the court and ask that sentence be passed upon the prisoner,: there were not more than fifty people in. the court-room. The district attorney spoke but briefly, but in the course 1 of his 'address he denied Bardsley's contention made in his statement to the court a week ago, that the ex-Treasurer had not misappropriated a dollar. Mr. Graham: snowed that by Bardsley's own state-' ment he must have at least misappropriated the sum of £220.000, as that amount was required to be made good by his sureties, according to their bond, to the state and city. While his counsel had been speaking Bardsley had sat with bowed head nervously tracing imaginary lines with the back of a pen upon the table before him. With the exception of his brother-in-law, not one of the hundreds of friends that Bardsley had a year ago were present when he arose to receive the sentence oil the court. As Bardsley got up, Judge Wilson motioned him to be seated while he delivered the lecture and words of admonition with which a judge usually prefaces his sentences. J udge Wilson'a severe words caused Bardsley the most palpable distress. When-Judge Wilson spoke of the past friendship between himself and the man awaiting sentence, Bardsley's hands opened and shut convulsively, and his face flushed and paled and his head sank upon his breast. As Judge Wilson proceeded and plainly said that he could find no palliation, for Bardsley's malfeasance, and that his offense was the more open to censure from the abuse of his official position, the prisoner almost collapsed ; j .nd seemed about to sink to the floor from his chair. Nevertheless, before J-.:dge Wilson had concluded and onU red him to rise and receive his st-.itence Bardsley had completely regained his composure and received trie words thatt send him to prison fifteen years with a stoicism that was almost indifference in its utter absence of any emotion. The sentence of Judge Wilson was that Bardsley undergo fifteen years' solitary confinement in the Eastern Penitentiary, and that he pay a fine of a sum equal to the amount of his embezzlement arising from the transactions to which he had pleaded guilty. MEMORIAL TO BROKAW. An Athletic Field to Re Established at Princeton College. NEW YORK, July 2.—It is now decided that instead of a monument to commemorate the heroism of young Frederick Brokaw, who lost his life in a gallant effort to rescue two women at Elberon, N. -I., the large field-south ol the president's house at Princeton college will be thoroughly equipped as an athletic field, and a memorial gate erected, bearing a properly inscribed tablet. At a meeting of some of the classmates and friends held here yesterday an organization was effected with this object in view. MINERAL PRODUCTS. Tlie United States is the Greatest IHiiiliig Country. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 2.—The last volume on mines and mining- census shows the total value of the mineral products of the United States amounted at the time of the census to 8550,933,450, which is the greatest total ever reported for any country. It far outstrips the product of Great Britain. The total number of industrial mining establishments is 30,000; persons employed, 512,114; annual wages, §212,409,809, and and capital employed, SI, 173,000,000. DID NOT RACE TO-DAY. Haiu Interferes With the \V!ieeliuen'« Contact at Ila-crstovvii, Md. HAGEF.STOWX, Md., July 2.—The rain interfered with the opening contests of the wheelmen set down for to-day, and the races will begin to-morrow if the weather permits. Several thousand cyclists are in attendance, and the local hotels are crowded to their utmost capacity. A. Foreign lurasiou, T«rrlbl« wlntert throughout Burop* brought forth bitter frulU that rlpsiied In Anxsrlca. "L» Orippe" w uh varying violence broke Jorth hers and tha mortality li.U «how Us shocking ravaged w agaravntsd casei. An alcoholic principle embodied a« a medicated stimulant iu the form ol Hobtetter'g Stomach Bitters has and will aver prova the best spedflc. Leading continental and P 1 } 5 ' 8 '," 8118 declare that a medicine with .».' ^* 8 ' 8 ' 8uch tts tuu - •*>«!• «!"> *urw« f SXi * "salust the tremendous inroad* of this H&\,V f m » ll > d y. Whou ws consider th« a ?, ?,» ""?? oi weather ia apt to renew it, that !L U ?£*. , tlos8 eti8ll J r vulnerable organs, tho n,.ti* * P ro gf»S8 is tremendously swift »»4 ' e » dmil '»» necessity of re- et wilb » * ur » pwwwttv*. 13itt«r» is also » safeguard Uv «* «**

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