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lESSmNQHECENTABAY NEARLY TWO THOUSAND PA0ES i»f th* phoi«»t vorfca of the >*at American anther*. Amintt th*CiTnj-1-t« No-si* w'lleh fiar» jklrf^Jj «*r«* rrf • r* " flrrj*ton'» B*y«M." *' Mi«» IVrtrj^," " filaf7rt," "A Salf-MHB MHO," "K"Tsf(»n'i "Wife," " Drag,** Dain-" "Th« Uwrter," "Th« TThlftHB* B=$T," "At Anchor." "A L-nd f»f LOTS." "Trrt fcrt #MnU!i» Mines." "Ar,M« S*-d and Brinr Them.- "Th- T*rr»- i '•;»*-» Bart,' 1 " From tb« R*nlt«," "Cheek wd Crtn»t*r- Ch^X," *ie . «to. TTj» nbtcriptlffa prle* of thU " K.raf of th» MonthllM" Ii bat « 'X) • y««r. (tempi* oop* MB* •opuwlpt of 10 pimU IB tt»mp«- AdtJrfSf LiTPINCOTTfl MAGAZr-JF.. VOLUMK H. STERLING ILLINOIS. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY I 18P8 NUMBER 297 MOSES Has jrmt received 8 ear of SPLINT COAL Just the thing to "bum in YOUii GRATES Thin fcln« of weather. TJRY JIT. CHICAGO, mmmro & pins? a, a, OOIXO KAPT. s—Fas^nKcr 0:15 a.m 7(1—FrelRlit_....*:t5 p.m ARRTVK FHOM RAHT. |AUHIVR "9—Passenger. ..9:10 p.m. . 77— Freight ...... 9:4<lit.m. 41— F 001*0 WEST. -I'assr-njrer 2:4.tp.m. -Frelnliu—8:15 p.m. ""FROM W13ST. hf. 1 :30 p.m. Passenrar No. 3<! connects with trains east and west on Clinton Branch; with C. B. I S F. B. R at Rock Inland east and west; with Galcsburg passenger nt Rio; with main line for points west Council Bluffs, Omaha and beyond, and at BuMi- neil for Kansas City and point* beyond. a. &N. W. TiMk TABLE. aoma BAST. omwowwr. ManmalltownPas'ienger|OlInton Pae».,8:l7 p.m. . _.1 : 40 p. m. Paclttc Ei 2:28 a. ro. D«nTerPa.is._10:28 a. m. Denver Pass._4:UTp. m t Atlantic Kx 2:37 a. m. MnrehalHown Cllntom Pa»s._.837 a. m.| Passenger...l:l6 m. l'B«IOHTTBAIS» THAT CXKBT FAgB«SO«BS. OOIKd KABT. OOINO WEfrT. No. 74 ._ 8.17 T>. m. Ho. 78.—-..10JS a, m. No. 84...—.....8:27 a. m. No. 87...•THE AttERICM AAGAZINE Beautifully HlBStrateil. 2 Sets,, $3 a Year. ITS HCOPK.-TnK AMEIUCAXMAGAZm* rlvefi prvfereoc* to n»tlon»l toplci and «c«nM. »od lit liUratur* »nd art «r« of to* hiirhMft rtMidanl, Ktraoui American wtttprs fill tii pi«M with * wifl* *»ri«tr r.f im»:e»iiB*»ki»lohwof travel *nd advant- ur». ierial tnfi ahort utorics, d*ftcrl ptlrn Eocoantt « our ffcmoui courlrtinen anil woro«n, brief •MIJ* OK tbe for«nno*t problems of the period, and, la aUdrtt THE RAILWAY ALL WRONG VIEW OF A COMMITTEE MINORITY ON THE READING STRIKE. Distinctively Representative of American Thought and Progrwf- It Ii acknowledged by tha pr»n »nd public t* b* th« mo«l popular And *n4ert*l..lBB of tfc» Wgl..* IM P O R T A N T. SJ Illn.Ur.xted Premium L.Ut, «n«l Special >•* 4aci*.«ent* In Cm*k or Vmlaafel* PtrcMlnnu to Club IKalMr*. will t>« **»t •* recttlp* *C lff«.t if tUa p*per Is mentioned. \ «nd e w»nt«d to •ollele .mb«crlptto.u. once for •xolntlw territory. 4DDRKM, . ' 749 Broadway, New York/ Notice to Land A few choice tracts ot land now In the hands of F. B. Hubbard, located In Iowa and Southern Minnesota, 1 with TITLES WMMTED PERFECT. While inany of. the lands now owned by specu lators ore under a cloud of title. These lands are sold with PHBFKOT AB8TBA.CTU. nBIOKS FHOM BIX TO TEN 'DOLLAHS FSB AOHE. I have also a , FARM WEST of EMPIRE For sale cheap, on which a good property In Btarll^g or Hock Falls will be taken as part payment. Now Is the time to get good bargains. HAP8 AND DKBCRIPTlONt! Can be had « my office, and cheap tickets to show western lands. Delay* are DBngeroni on These Bar- A ConHplrncy Charged, and the Workmen Deluded by an Amblxnnnn Contract— Proposed Change of the DAY of InfUiKnr^ atlon—Tholio PrnwtaU Ills Little BUI— flabby Acnln. CITY, Fob. 1.—There was a minority report presentod to the house Tuesday on the Reading railway strike. It was signed by Rayner, Anderson of Kansas, T»rqn«y nf MMiigan, Anderson _pt Iowo,j And Lflgan, nf Louisiana. It states that tbe effect of the majority report will~ b5 to lay the orlginnl resolution on the table. Congress "has a rl^bt to investigate this subject because the Reading road is a common carrier, transporting merchandise between the states. Conceding tho right ot tbe Inter-state commerce commiKKlon to make an Investigation, that fact does not ' deprive congress of Its jurisdiction in tbe promises, and the evils complained of will have reached their culmination before the inter-state commission can take definite notion in the matter. The railroad company, the report says, has form&d an ostensibly Independent company to carry on ita mining operations; tut that company is substantially the railroad company, controlled by ita directors and man* aged by its i ffUwrs and agenta. The vital questions underlying this controversy are wbelhor the railroad company is shielding itself under the charter of • the co»l and Iron company to produce a cotrl f online and raise the price of coal, and la. there a combination or conspiracy between the two companies—actually ono and tliu sime—to enable the railroad company, in lirectly, to escape its duties as a common carrier; and Is the railroad company, in pursuance of a system of allotment made by the anthracite board of trade, dis- ci iminntlng against individual operators In the mining regions! Congress has power to expose Ihe conspiracy, It there be one. The fact that labor has. been struck down, and that ruin and distress pervade the Lehlgh and Schuylkill regions, is only one Incident of this trouble. The report concludes as follows:. "We believe that the contract made between the railroad company and Ita employes is misleading, and we believe that tho miners were deceived as to the proper construction to be placed upon this agreement at the time they entered fnto it. • We make this statement upon the contract itself, which has been given to the public by the president of tbe road, and which is. equivocal and suspicious upon its face. If tbe road bos a right to say that tbe contract is at an end became a new organization is in charge ot Its affairs, then the miners have a right to say that their con-, tract has also terminated, and the road has no right to insist that th > miners must continue to work under the old contract. "Whatever Is to be done must be done speedily. Tbe Inter-stnte commerce commission is not in the habit of taking up matters of this sort mere motu, and a mere request amounts to nothing. The adoption of tho majority report would be a justification ot the position assumed by the railroad company, and the Interests of all concerned would be best served by prompt action and decisive measures, if tbe investigation justl- fl» the samo." " ' ow»d by law la fJ.OOO. The bill charges M,000 paid to Mr.-Btever, an attorney who spoke for five minutes before the committee. Mr. Btakely's fees are charged to the amount of JOOO, Mr. 'Ward's fees to the omount of fJ>V), and an an item of $800 Is charged as the pay as an expert of Mr. Pierce, who made affidavit to the statement —which proved erroneous—that the poll- books from certain precincts were all In the same handwriting. • , No NeOMSlty For m X.nnd Scare. WAHHI.VOTOH CITT, Feb. L—Acting Com- mlsKloner Slockalager, ot the gsneral land ofllce, says there need be no alarm In Montana about issuing patents to • ihe Northern Pacific Railroad company for mineral lands, under the supposition that they are agricultural.—The utmost care-is, being exercised, and in fact no patents of any character ore now being issued, pending report* as to the character rf the land in controversy. A Michigan Man Appointed. WASHINGTON CITT, Feb. 1.—Frederick B. Dodge, ot Michigan, has been appointed superintendent of the ninth division, railway mall service, with beailquirters at Cleveland, to succeed John M, Baker, who has been appointed assistant superintendent in tbe general service. The Urgent Drflclebcr Bill Agreed To, WASHINGTON Crrr, Feb. L—Tho bouse committee on appropriations bos agreed to report the urgent deficiency appropriation bill It appropriates upwards of 14.000,000 for various purposes, Including $250,000 for the completion of the crullers Chicago, Boston, and Atlanta. A DISGRACEFUL EXPOSE OF THE WAY LAW IS EXECUTED IN TWO "GREAT" STATES. How t>.e Ilfitfleld Gang Prosecuted Their Atroeltlea \Vlthont Let or Hindrance—A 8torp of Bloody Harden* Arnon and Assassinations That Covers » Period of Six Tears—The Other Side Stated. F. B. HUBBARD Land once opposite Mannerchor Hall, Sterling. Ilia RIDDLEBERGER'S RET PROJECT. II KIRK'S FLOATING SOAP THE CHIEF For Iho Bath, Toilet and Laundry. Snow Whlto nnd ' Absolutely Pure. If your denier ana' not keep White Cloud Soap, •end 20 eenu fnr r &atnp)e cake to tho makers, JKS.S.KIRK &CO., . CHICAGO. CO PAINT j «•!«»? COIT tt CO"H OtK.rOAT BCOOT f ATHT J*»Ui,r Fridjy. run U tn Cliur-.lt 6und4». Klaht Fa*hhmablc Sltaiks: l.Uck, VUroon, Vermilton Ikit, Y«Uow, Olive Uike, ,Ur«*ner »nd Wkpm Oreeni Na VarnKlilur ncccsury. DrlM fcmr4 «IU « *-«kU*." Uof Cvtvt JiaJ Job U don*. YOUR BUGGY 1p top ftrf Choirs, Lawa&r*lt, Suh. Flower L oH, BAbjr Carrux^'Ci, Curtain Poles, Furniture, r ront i^oon»Storw-fiomx. Scrctn [loon, Btwta, 4sntlc4. Iron Ft-nrM. lit fj<l cn*ryltilng. Just tie thiflU foi tl» tulict to tu*-a*^out Uic houi« FOR ONE DOLLAR IJLI 00 COIT S HONEST Are you (jolng to Pultit Ihlsyeai? H»o.doBt >uy A IMUA contuwiaft* v-iter or bciuioe when iwihe tamo money (or nearly IO)TOU can procure a HOS?KT, c*?ai&"* u'*siiiS^o!L*r!i!. _ tod tree fmra "water mhd ben rise. P»»»i»< tkli t are Our ftjrcntt *o«d Auihnriicd by ui. En wridnic. ta wuriVaUt U wcftr • tKiKl* wflfc t COAT8 er • Etna with • OATS. Our Sh.ulc* »r. the _j*t Style* uwd in Ihe t*st D--.W becoming M> popular in th« Vest, And tip with the time* Try l&J br*nd of HOXtaT IUIXT and yeu will JICT** itgfct it Tlilt to tha wltc U luffiocn HOUSE PABNT COIT'S FLOOR PAINT t nrrcr dried b«vnnd n week. i>|Kul tlx )(.t>, Not tirtM coll for tUIT i t OM KLOOB T K sticky point. l then (wear 4 popuUr j kBp»| £« i juiuLie gh.til.fi. warr»ml»4 t* try Wants the British-American Treaty Openly Considered—Congressional. WAHHINOTOH CITY, Feb. 1.—Riddleberger mode another effort Tuesday to Advance his movement to abolish secret senate sessions, Ho first offered a resolution for consideration In open senate ot the Brithh-Amorloaa extradition treaty, and this failing on Edmunds' objection, Rkldlabargar offered an.. other resolution amending the senate rules so that the treaty should be openly discussed. The resolution went over, as did Plumb's resolution for an Investigation' of. the alleged inefficiency ot the postal service. Stewart Introduced a bill to, further .restrict .Chinese Immigration. A bill was passed for a II,200,000 public building at Omaha, Neb. The joint resolution was adopted proposing au amendment to the constitution changing the date ot inauguration; of president and .close of the congressional term, from March 4 to April 80. Evarts advocated the Blair bill and Bates.oppowd, and. aftar an axaeuUve session, at 4:45 p. m., the senate adjourned. The honse passed the bill authorizing the construction of A bridge across .the Missouri river at Jefferson, Mo. The committee on commerce reported In favor of requesting! the inter-state commerce commission to Investigate the Reading strike.' A bill was Introduced requiring, land, grant railways .to construct aud operate independent telegraph lines. The Mrs. Logan and ' Mrs, .Blair pension bills were favorably reported. A bill for'a $100,000 public building at Portsmouth,' 0,, was passed. ' Wllkin*' bank; bill, wo* postponed for two weeks. A bill to prohibit soldiers from working in competition with citizens was Introduced, and the house adjourned. • - - / CHANGING AN.IMPORTANT DATE. Frovliionu of » Joint Booolutlon Adopted by MM Senate. . WiSiipiOTQN Oiir; Feb. 1,—The Joint resolution to amend the constitution in regard to the time of the inauguration ot provident MONTGOMERY WANTED THE PAPERS. Damaging Testimony Against One of the Ohio AllcRi-d Fine Workers. COLUKBOB, O., Feb. 1.—In the tally-sheet forgery trial Tuesday the judges and clerk of the precinct, the returus from which were altered, testified as to tbe condition of the tally-sheet when It left their bunds.' City Clerk Ryan testified briefly as to bis custody of tbe ballot-boxes, and County Clerk Joyce as to bow he kept tbe returns, and other circumstances connected therewith. His testimony was by far the most damaging yet produced against the defendant, Robert Montgomery. He said in substance that he kept the returns in bis safe, tbe combination to which wus known only to himself and his deputy, but which combination was printed on- »-- piece - of paper and•- kopt—In a drawer in his desk. He locked his safe on Saturday night after the fall election In October, 1885. The election returns were in tbe safe and he believes the returns that were forged afterward were among- the others. He was not at hts, office on Sunday, but while out riding, met tbe defendent, who asked him to give him tbe papers from precinct A, 13th ward. Joyce said be protested that as be could not doit. Montgomery nrged that he was au interested party (a candidate) he was entitled to have them. When Joyce absolutely refused him, Montgomery became enraged, and Joyce drove away, leaving him talking in a loud voice. On Monday when the returns wore taken out of the safe to be counted it was found that this one had been altered. Court adjourned before cross-examination was finished. ~ Three Men Killed In » Hallway Smash. COLUMBUS, O,, Feb. 1,—Tbo second section of the limited express of the Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Lous railroad, arriving here Tuesday afternoon, and leaving for the west at 4 o'clock, ran into an open switch near Urbana at ft o'clock p. m., and caused a collision with a switch engine standing on the llda track. Both engines were wrecked. Engineer Frank Brown, and Fireman Cbarjes M. Alhaud, ot the posaancer engine, both of Columbus, were Instantly killed, as was also Koadmaster Welch, who was riding with them. Tha men in tbe other engine were enabled to see tbe danger, and jumped iu time) to save themselves. No passengers were killed, but many were badly bruised and cut A Wldow.Wlo* H»r power RljhU. CHICAapiFeb*!.'—Judge Jamleson has decided tbe tang lltlgate4 pose of Harriet Marietta Fuller against oer^tn owners ot lands tn tho poptiloui sou thermic portion of the city, which involved a dower claim of about $1,- aOO.OOO. By the decision; tyrs. Fuller, who is about 90 years of age, ha* established her .right to dower in a tract of-eighty acres, •old by bejr husband over fifty .y«ars ago, and now owned by several hundred persons. Tbe . ease wllj now be lent to a coouftission to ascertain th« amount du»,Mr*. Fullitr from woh of the. present owners. Among the heaviest losers, by ihV - d«plsl6ii jrflf'"- "~ Rock Island and lake Shore fajlroada, A Hlg Come Down for Barah. SAW FBANCISOO, Fstx L—Tbe supreme court Tuesday filed its decision in the Sharon divorce case. It affirm* the deoroe ot the lower court which grantod.Xo Baroh Altbea Sharon a divorce from the late Senator William Sharon, but revtrse* tha .order relating to counstl foe*. Tbe vupreme court flxtt tbe amount ot alimony at 11,600 and an annual allowance of 1500. Tbe lower court had granted Sarah Altlxa $7,600 alimony and an annual allowance of {£,500, besides t65,COO counsel fees. Three of tbe seven supreme court judges filed dissenting opinions to the effect that Senator Sharon and Borah Althaa were never legally married. • . > Sullivan and Smith to Have a "Go." LONDON, " Feb. 1—The backers of "Jem IDVERT1SERS to »Jyi)rtt*lA J tpfic* v«h*n In Cf>'C*£0, wit bt\L it Ci I ORD& THOMAS ot otnen.rvfio wt»h to *«*mir. t^ii paper,of obtt!n ecUn^N Cf>-c*£o, v.ilt fine it on fif» i 4 well Improved farm In Whiteslde Co. ot la wsre» to trade for Ntb.—or Mda. Strike qalok If you Udwirabla. .tt F. ^^ • I I I ..— r of each coiigress, which was adoptex} by the senate, 'tarpv ids* that ths) term of the president and of tbe Fiftieth congress shall continue, until the 30f.h day ot, April, US9, at noon; that the senators whose existing term would otherwise ' expire on the 4th of March,' )8ti9 (and thereafter), shall continue in offloe until the 80th of. April succeeding such expiration; that the SUih of April at noon shall thereafter be substituted for tbo 4th of llarcb •« t^unommenoemeut and termination of the oinclal term ot the president^ vice president, senators and representatives In congress, and that the 12th article ot the amendments to the constitution shall be amended 'by striking out tha words, *Httt day of March," and substituting the 'words, "30th day of April, at noon." Not JEncflarMElns: In Invontflrm,' WASHINGTON Crnrr Feb. 1.—The annual report of tbe comtiiisalouer of patents, which WM seat to the sedate Tuesday, recommends legislation ueoewary to empower tbe government to extinguish patent* at any time In It* discretion tiptn tbe payment of a reasonable sum of money to be determined - by. arbltra- tloa The proposition 1* based upon an argument that under existing law monopolies may work great hardship among the peopl*. Government Bswelpt* Dorlns; J«im»ry. WAUHSNOTOM CITY, Feb. 1.—Government receipts during the put mouth have av- entgwt about 11,000,OW a day and treasury officials asUmata the dobt, rwdncUoa for Uw month at tJbout $l*,600,00a, TfcoW* JIJU Aj«la*s Dtujl* SJna. Ctr¥, K«U 1.—Tbobj hM to ib* hois** «l»«iobs conirollt*** far W« *sp*a«ss In eanleat&g Ui« Was *f ' B» MU h «*,taa. Tfc. mart •*• in six rounds or forfeit £300, but surround their acceptance, with manf conditions. It is l)kely, however, that Bulllvan, who would gain nothing but the satisfaction of demonstrating his superiority by knocking Smith out will overlook the provisos and tbe con- tesi may take place at an early date. A PromUeut Flttsbarger Paasm AW«T. PmuBUiio, Fob. 1. — John R McCnne, president of tbe Union National bank of this city, died shortly before noon Tuesday. Mr. MoCuue wan oue of the most prominent, influential and respected citizens of Pittsburg. Monday night he retired in . his usual health, awoke at 6 o'clock Tuesday morning, and a f«w moment* later was prostrated with a stroke of apoplexy that proved fatal at the hour named. Mr. MiCune was 1)2 years of •Sf ' _ : __* i. Some Wlora of That Bis; Raft. Hnw YO&K,- Fob. 1. — Tha steamship Hampshire, wiilofe arrived at tbls port from Yokotooma Tuesday morning, reports that in latitude 80 -JBH, longitude 68:36 sb* ancount- er«d a large number of logs varying in size from 80 to 300 feo» m length. One of them struck the steamer's rudder And broke her' chain attachment, disabling her for several hours. U is thgujul tb« logs tr« a part of tha big raft. Winter ChuUra. at aU MS»!«SAPpua, Minn., 7«b. L—A die- UM btOWB a> the 'Winter cbolara* b*s been prevaUiat in thlt dty for tbe past two or thNM «t«eiui Tit* pby«lc4»u» report that it is oausod by tto raotat protractetl spell ofsuttreme oold w»»tfa«. About BO per cant. «t tlw po|3ulatloa of thV ciiy B»S hod tha PrrrsBuno, Pa., Feb. L—In The Times appear* In detail the -first true statement Oubliebed of the famous Hatfiold-McCoy outrages, that have for six years continued without any soriou) attempt being, made to punish the outlaws. The story from the start to finish Is a tale of horrors raroiy equalled, and has caused a blot on the name of the state* of Kentucky and Went Virginia. Charles 8. Uowoll, of The Times editorial staff, returning from a personal investigation, reports to his paper thaft the Hatfleld- McCoy trouble threatens to develop Into serious inter-state complications. Although Governor! Buckner, ot Kentucky, and Wilson, ot West Virginia, have ordered their militia to retum'.to thoir homes, It must not be understood that tbe troubles are ended. The Hatfield- McCoy war, divested of all sentiment with which tbe represen- _tative« of tbe two :tate« have invested it, is simply a succession of cowardly murders by day, and assassinations and house-burning by night All of the murders have boon cruel, heartless, and almost without the shadow of provocation: Given, on the one hand, a family with its contingents of the same blood, allied and cemented by a common desire to avenge an imaginary affront, and on the other another family, small In tbe matters of alliance and collateral sympathies, doomed to destruction by the larger, and the case Is stated. The scene of nearly all of the murders and assassinations ot the } oars named Is the narrow bottom ot Tug river, above and below the mouth of Fond creek, on the Kentucky side. Randall McCoy, with his wife and thirteen children, six years ago lived in a log hut near the mouth of Pond creek. To-day bis house Is in ashes, four ot his sons and one daughter lie In bloody graves, and himself and family wander In tbe mountains, homeless and well nigh pennlloas. In 1881 a warrant was issued for tbe arrest of Johnson Hatfleld, a son of Anderson, who eluded" fhiT'ofllctsli' for—several-- months^ Talbot McCoy was deputised to serve the warrant McCoy captured Hatflold and started with him for Pike court house, twenty miles distant, Mi-Coy's .two brothers acting as guards. A friend apprised the Hatflelds of the arrest, and tbe elder Hatfield, accompanied by bis allies, intercepted the McCoys and rescued his son at the point of their guns, and returned to West Virginia. A year later, at an election In .Kentucky, Ellas and Ellison Hatfield engaged in a quarrel with Talbot McCoy over an alleged debt, during which McCoy stabbed Ellison HatfieM In the back. Hatfield began pounding McCoy's head with a stone, whereupon McCoy's younger brother stabbed and shot Hatfleld, inflicting fatal wounds. All the parties were arrested. Thirty of Hatfield's friends promptly assembled and a compact' was made to release tbe prisoners, which was done. They took the three McCoys with them, keeping them prisoners two days and a night, pending the result of Ellison Hatfield's Injuries. They refused to allow a justice to give the McCoys a hearing, saying they would take care of both trial and punishment The McCoys- father, mother, brother) and slaters—ap- peared on tbe scene, begged for the lives of the three boys, but were told to leave or they would be killed too. That night Farmer and Talbot McCoy were taken into the timber and shot Randall was tied to the dead bodies of- his brothers and the party started borne, Old Ance Hatfield soldi "Bars, dead men tell no tales," and stepping near tbe boy, discharged both barrels of his shotgun into his head, bursting it open. The bodies remained tied to the bushes for hours, their friends fearing to remove them. Ho concentrated effort was ever made to capture the perpetrators of the crime. Anderson Hatfield, Sr., styling himself "Devil Ance," purchased firearms in large quantities and organised an absolute monarchy, himself taking command. Comparative quiet reigned for another year,, when In mistake for Randall McCoy and one of his ions, John and Henry Scott were waylaid and permanently crippled by a volley of tba Hatflold Winchesters. Following I his mistake came a period of "stock raising" by the Hatfield gang. , About one year ago Jeff McCoy, cousin of the murdered men, was waylaid and shot by "Cap-" Hatfleld and Sim Wallace. The history of this crime bos more elements of hellish fiendishnest, if possible, than the first, the shots being flred while the victim's aged mother, groveling at their feet, arms entwined about their legs, shrieked for pity. Spurning her with their boots, the fatal shots were" fired. The old lady waded the stream to ! where her son lay dead, and fell in anguish noon his body. Jeff McCoy's father baa sqme years previously been assassinated by 'toe Hatfleldi within a few yards of where bis son fell Perry A. Cllne, uncle of Jeff, an attorney, secured requisitions for the arrest of the bind. At an election in August last, Louis Varney was beaten almost .to death by "Cap" Hatfleld. Tba Hatflelds took possession of the polls and broke up the election. Tb» crowning piece of deviltry was reserved (or the night of Jon. 1, ViSd, when thirteen of tbe Hatfiold gang, headed by James Vanoe, surrounded tbe Paul MoCoy homestead-near tbe mouth of Pond creek, burned the house with ita contents, killed his son and daughter, beat the mother over the head, with tbe butt of • gun till they thought sh« was dead, and left tile little children to die in tbe cold on tbe mountain side among the bushes, to which they had escaped in their night clothes. While the house wot burning the father and husband fired two shots 'with telling effect Three newly- rc»de grayos are to be found la the Hat- fleld settlement, and a number are known to be wounded. After burying his dead Mo- Coy removed his family to Pike Court DOUM last week. The story was obtained principally from Mr. and Mrs. McCoy, who show unmistakable evidence of tbe Intensity of their sufferings, and 1s fully corroborated by others. No one knows why the fiendish malignity should have been kept up. But once has McCoy attempted to retaliate, and that but • few years aga Even now no feeling of re- notmant is manifest H* ipoke like a man who bad been bent and almost broken by tbe weight of hi* affliction* and grief. "I nsed to bo on very frfondlr terms with tha Hatflclds befor* and after the war. We nevex bad any trouble till six years ago. 1 hops no more of us will have to die. Til b« gl*d when it Is all ovur." Tb« killing of Calvin and Altar* oo th« eight of January 1 became known tba nexi d*y at the oouuty court bouse. Measure* ww$ token at ons* to captora or hill a por- Uoa J*jth« H»t£r>W~£»«i> T*Mt? or thirty nun, unatr-IMpvt* Bute** Track PbUUgM, aremd tb* Tu« nMr Fatal «*«* in Pok» Wiiht»*l yards of tl:o house Mrs. Vance hailed Phillips with "Who ara you and whare are you goin^T "Whj are yon and where ore you goingf was hts rejoinder. "I think they are after yon, pap," shrieked tbe woman, and a moment later old Vance arose from his concealment, thirty or forty yards behind her. During the shooting which followed Vance was killed. On tbe night of Jnn, 9 Phillipi and posse arrested Valentine Hatfleld, three May horn brothers, Tom Chambers, Andrew Tancey,. Selkirk McCoy and Moses Christian. Others cf the Hatflelds were captured in McDowell coanty, West Virginia, ibout the same time, and landed in Pike jalL On Jan. S Sheriff Phillips and posse captured old "Ance" and companions, all except Jim Dunpbany, who was killed by Jim McCoy, uncle of Randall MELISSA'S MESALLIANCE. SHE WISHES SHE HAD NOT BEEN SO "PREVIOUSLY" DIVORCED. Othnr Side of the Case. CHAHT.BSTOK, W. Vo., Feb. 1.— Col W. I* Mahon, the official whom Governor WiUon sent to Logan county a week ego to inquire Into and report upon tbe now famoni Hatfield-McCoy vendetta, made his report to Governor Wilson Tuesday, and it is at follows: "I visited all the HatOelds and found them to ba good, law-abiding citizen*, who have the respect and confluence of every one <n tbe neighborhood. I have discovered many depredations have been committed ;that the whole surrounding country bos been In a state of excitement And tumult bordering on a gen- nine war; that peace has again been restored and that the belligerent parties on both sides have dl sbanJed, but further trouble Is anticipated." He then charges that the McCoy § trumped ap old indictment* against tbe Bat- fluids, and that they arrented some of them; that the killing of old man Vance was without cause, and that the McCoys were selected to go to West Virginia and arrest tbe Hat- flelds, or rnthor to kidnap them. Tbe Hat- fleldn were In the rebel army and the McCoys In the union army. CONKLING LIVES IN HOPE That tbe Ropabllon Leaders Will Beitor* to the Party. KBW YORK, Fotx t.— A special to The' World from: Anhland, Wls., says that a clti- •an of Milwaukee, Charles Weller, recently wrote Roscoe Conkllng in regard to a rumor that Conldlng was supporting Jerry Rusk for president. Mr. Weller described himself as aCbenango county stalwart, and protested against the alleged action of Ooukllng. In bis reply Conkling says Weiler mn=t not be"Hera what ha roads In tb» nnwspapors, . and denies the report He adds. "It is also true, and a matter of regret to me, that for some years now the party in which you and I believe so much has not maintained Its u»efulno« and vigor. Quite out of the current myself, and powerless to influence tbe councils of those who manage and direct, I shall hope for the best, and trust that the leaders will find some way to bring back the earnestness and wisdom which now, as much as ever since the war, are needed, and which would make tbe party again victorious and a blessing to tbe country." • REV. OLYMPIA 18 BEATEN. Shocking Development In » Matrimonial Capteuantnen In Ohio—Married for Twenty Yean and Bnppooed To B» Single —ACowboi Planltt Elope, with » Sixteen Tear Old Negro Girl. PBOVIDKHCE, R. L, Feb. I.—Melissa, the pretty daughter of a hotel-keeper namod Burchard, In a-neighboring suburb, figured in a sensation Monday In tbe supreme court. Bhe had made an application for tbe annulment of a divorce obtained by Gen. 11 u*- tapha, a Turk, living here. An Interesting story lies back of it all Uustapba, a properly credenttaled officer in the Turkish army, camo here ftfur or flve^ears ago in company with other 'Turkish army officers. They were all emibarles of the sultan, and their duty was to,' inspect the shipment of arms for the sultan's mrmv from tbe Feabody Marine rifle-works. Gen. Mnstapha courted Melissa and married her. They lived happily enough for six months or so, and then separated, when Melissa went back to her father's bouse. Here she lived a year or two, and meantime made the acquaintance of a good-looking Boston berdic-driver, William Carroll After a while she went with him to Boaton. Musitapha a year ago applied for a divorce and got It. It is said that Mustapha again and again tried to get 'Mellasa to return to him, but in vain. Eight days ago Hellss* was married to Carroll, and their honeymoon was passed at tho Burchard bouse. ^The couple were dally seen about the streets. Since his divorce from Mellna, Ben. Mustapba has prospered, and to-day if worth a snug little fortune. Hellasa, having learned of this during her stay here, tried to recover tbe lost good will of the general Vary .shrewdly she kept the knowledge of her marriage to Carroll a secret Engaging Lawyer West, she applied innocently enough for the annulment ot the divorce from Mustapba. The hearing was on the docket for Monday. Melissa appeared in court, and Lawyer West was about to open proceedings in behalf of his fair client when a conversation of parties near by, beard by chance, convinced him that Melissa was now Mrs. Carroll. Her husband was In court, and a moment before bad been congratulated on bis marriage-in th«_ bearing of West "You certainly can't have two husband's," aald be, addressing Mrs. Carroll, "and you had better go homo." . Melissa did go bonus • wiser and a sadder woman. Mustapha, on the other hand, is paying court to another girl in Providence. DON'T BLAME a man for groaning* when he nst» Rheumatism or Neuralgia. The pain is simply awful. No torture in the ancient times wns more painful than these twin diseases. Bat—oughw't a man to be blamed if, having Rheumatism or Neuralgia, he wont me Ath-lo-pho-ros, when it has cared thousands who have (offered in the tame way. It has cared hundreds after physicians have pronounced them incurable. " Th« skill of fire phrtlctaiw could oM Curs me of Rhrumatism which had settled In the hip*, neck and ihou'den. So intense was the pain that t"*ep WM tlmost Impossible. The first dose o! Alhlophoroa yave me relief, and the third enabled me to sleep for four and a half hours without waking. I continued~ its use, nncThm now well. Ksv.S. H. TROVER. New Albany. Ind." THE ATHIOPHOROS CO.,112 Ws(lSt.R.Y. A Wisconsin Feminine Suffragist Loses • : Ber Cue Before the Supremo Court. MADISON, WIs,, Feb. 1.—The supreme court Tuesday rendered Its decision la the CUM of Kev. Olympla Brown, of Racine, against - tbe election Inspector* at the city election of 1887. The supreme court reverses the order of Judge Winslow, who held that women were entitled to vote at the election In question, on the ground that as the mayor appointed the board of education and the aldermen confirmed them, their election pertained to School matters," and brought it within tbe meaning of the amendment to the constitution. The cow has been followed with the deepest interest, for if Judge Winslow's ruling was sustained It was recognized that tbe door was thrown wide open, as there are very few elections held which could not be tortured into some relation to "school matter*," .. •_ • • Had to Bave a Certificate, DUTBOIT, Mich., Feb. L—An Eagle River, Keweenaw county, dispatch says that a strange wedding was held there recently. CoL William B. Wright, an old settler and well-known hotel man, was married again to tbe wife be married forty-eight yean ago. The reason for his doing so was became he Is the recipient of a large peiulon from the United States government, and, being likely to die at any hour, and knowing how difficult it would be for bis wife to draw bis pen- lion without a marriage certificate, hod a new ceremony performed. The original certificate bod been lost HAD BETTER NOT SPOKEN. for A Terrible Tale Told bj an Applicant Dlvoro* In Ohio. Niw LsxrNOTOif, O., Feb. 1.—During the term of court just closed quite a sensational cose was unexpectedly developed. Robert Bailey, one of the old citizens of this county and a prosperous fanner, was sued by his wife for divorce and alimony. Bhe was granted a divorce, the custody of t)je minor children, and a greater portion ot her husband's property as alimony. Before the case was finally submitted it appears that the plaintiff, who bad given birth to a child during the term, was not in physical condition o be present, and by consent of the parties er deposition was taken. Among other ilngs she stated in her deposition mt ihe of late years learned, and she ow believes, she Is tho daughter ot her bus- land by a woman whoso name she gives; ibat he bad criminal intercourse with her >ftou when she was very young, and he trained her and so led her on In crime that she did nUknow of tuolr incestuom guilt, and when she was 15 years of age he induced her to marry him, and they were married at jaucaster, O. They have lived in this county ever since, and have reared a family >t Qve children, besides tha one recently xwrn. At the time of her marriage an effort was made to indict Bailey for incest, but It oiled because of lack of evidence. - mar rataflnr tor the OHsrlnal fS Bewar* of Imitations. moCtoBBlnesmlecs bearing;this Bt»»» .JAMES MEANS' 83 SHOE. dernPutton,Congress ft Lao*. at Coif kktn. Unexcelled Da 0*raMMt/,OomSort artdAp. peamncf. A postal card seat > as will brlngTou Inform a. lion bow so rr*ifcui Bhosy ' aanystatoor Torrltorr. J.Meaas&Co, 11 Unco'n St, Boston, £,«*». BUTTON This rtoe stands hlnhir In the MtlmatKm o» ITtartrm than any other In the world. Tiiou("nn4S Trbo w*** U trill c«ll jou the reason if yon •*& tla«i% J. R. BELL & SON WUl i«ll them to yon U you will give them , chanc*, as well as .• FINE OLOTHIHG. 'Q A. new and desirable stock of which they lutve od hand. Dent think of going anywhere •lie, .. as no one else In the 0117 keept The James Means Shoe Or as fine and,' EUEGAWT CLOTHING 13 • ' As they do ™ E CHICAGO A *° Trying to Beat the Amalgamated. PrrrsBDBO, Pa.,- Feb. 1.— An effort was made Tuesday to start the Solar Iron works of Clarke tc Co. with non-union men. Mr. Clarke himself and a dozen other workmen were working In the small mill, but making very poor headway. These work«°when running full gave employment to 000 men. Mr. Clarke still maintains that his employes, who have been on a protracted strike against the two- job rule, must apply personally for reinstatement, and must also renounce their allegiance to the Amalgamated" association before they can return to work; " Fake." Nsw YOBK, Feb. 1.— The Tribune's Plttaburg, Pa., special says: The Leader sent a reporter to Cormf, Ills., to invest!' gate the alleged oil strike which created so much excitement in the market last week. Tbe Investigator telegraphs as follows: "It was a fake,' perpetrated by Chicago parties. There Ii no such well, and no snch coal company as wa« reported, and no operations under way to develop oil or gas territory." Vermont Veterans In Annual Connell. ST. JOBNBBUBT, Vt., Feb. L— The annual encampment ot Vermont department O. A. H. began Tuesday. • There waa a good attendance of delegates. Among the guests are Commander-in-chief Rea and staff, Gov. Ormsbee and staff, and other prominent Grand Army men. In IK* evening a hug* camp-Bra .pas held. ' Tbe Woman's Relief Corps of tbe state department also belda successful meeting. Redaction of Freight Rates. Be. PAUL, Minn., Feb. L— Th« Minn* tota & North western railroad decided TUBS day to meet at onca the cut of the Burlington on rates from New York and haw annponow B general reduction on all classes from 81 cents on first-class and so on, graded down. The Minnesota & Northwestern has alto d* tided to issue round-trip tickets over ti line at one fare for all penoas intending to toko advantage ot the •zeorstoo* Into Texas. An Acrwt»a Murder. DTJSUS, Feb. L— A man oatatd Fltsr roiurico, who had rented a (arm near Tralee, from which two brothers, had b*eo evicted, WM on hu way to the awkaC at Trale* Tuesday, »ban Uw isrothtn, who had U»a wsJMug tor bico, tfiproaohwMUai «ad ih« two .»fcook bands. 8ud<i»nlT OK* evicted brother (trow a r*v»)v«r and .hot «udilit»d WESTERN M™ RAILWAY. RAILWAY. Penetrates) tbe Ceatres) nf Fovml*- gtloa l»l ILLINOIS, IOWA, WISCONSIN, fflCHHM NEBRASKA AMD WYOMiG, She Wan Both Married and Single. NlW YOBK, Feb. 1.—John P. Mahoney fuesday gave notice that he would contest tbe will of his late wife, Anastesla B. kfahoney. Mrs. Mahoney led a double life. 3he was a sister ot Congressman Peter Paul Unhoney, and for twerty years a teacher in be public schools of s this city. For a quarter of e century she appears to have lived with ier husband, though supposed by nearly oil ler friends and. acquaintances to be single. 3er family name was tbe same as her bus- wnd's. She was born in Brooklyn, and made her home tn this city. There Is no reason assigned for having kept tbe marriage a socrat, except the whim of tbe wife. Off-Color, but Sednetlve. MmniiPOI-18, Minn., FebT L—Tom Cody, tbe cowboy pianist, playing here, elopod late Monday night with a 16-year-old negro [irl named Nellie Baunders. ' He left • pretty wife and a profitable engagement Th* whereabouts of the elopers ore unknown. A Clergyman on the Board. BBOOKLTN, FeU 1.—Mayor Chapln has appointed the following board ot civil service commissioners! Edward M. Bbepard, Democrat, a prominent lawyer; Alexander EL Orr, Democrat, a leading merchant, member ot the firm of Davfd Dows & Co.; Rev. Charles'H. Hall, Democrat, rector ot Holy Trinity Episcopal church; Bdwin Packard, Republican, retired merchant, formerly president of the Kings county Republican general committee; Thomas. J. Tilnay, Republican, prominent msmber of Plymouth cburcu, president of tb« International Tito company and a Yai* gradoate. Jar Gould Mot In the $oheme. Hrw YOBK, Feb. 1.—Oeorg* J. Gould was asked Tuesday about a report that Jay Gooid and other* were behind a colossal trutt which proposed to erect granaries and food factories on tha railroads leading into Chicago, for export ot the products to England. Young Gould said bis fattier hsvd nothing to do with any such schema. H* amid he expected his fathar here early In March. " . '•' Tba r»t* ot Bvven WIMlllU. Bt PsBJtsaHirao, F»t». i—Recently wren parsons, including a nobleman aud three woman, were sentenced to death for belong- Ing to a secret revolutionary society aad having la their poewqttou a quantity 'of bombs and a coaCMled 'printing press. Tuesday tnsfr sentences were commuted to Urna ot Imgriwument varying from eight yaan to life servitude. It* TKAIW MKKVICK arranged to meet requirements of local travel,. as well as to furnish the most attractive Boutes or through trarel between Important TRADE CENTRES-; ilta EOUIPMESfT of Bay aoed Parlor Cars, Dining and Palace Bleeping Oars la without rival. ITB BOAD-BKD IB porfBcttwa «t stone-ballasted BteeL The North-western U the tarorlta route for the Commercial Travel, the Tourist and tbfl seekers otter new homes IB toe GoMasi Northwest. Detailed Information cheerfully furnished by E. Atretat, J. M. WHITMAN, BLC WICK.KK, vtoe-Pres. fi Gen. Mangr. Tramo Manager. L F. VIUOH. Ou'l fouimr Aft* HO HOUSEHOLD SHOULD B5 WITHOUT The majority of the tils of the homoa body BrUu from •> dls«M«l IJv«. *(Um- moas Liver Regulator has been the m«*oa of restoring more people to health and happiness by giving them a healthy Liver than any pthor agency on earth. BEK THAT YOU OKT THE GKMITfNX. LA DIES I Do Your Own JOyeing. at Hone, wtth PEERLESS OYf I They will dye er«ryt&ln«. Tboy w« actMl *JMT I wtKdne* Pno614KW ft PUC^MT—M oo&octt- Am**' ChasM. MUw.. lf»b. 1.—A. T. An- kenT. a leading member ot the ii*l» central. DaiuocraUo cO!nnUH*B,ua(J Monday in an In-' torview that Di. A. A- AHUM, prwwit tuayor of thb city, who ma4« such a brilHaot ran for tb* governorship ol Ktmnsata S«at r»*r, stood an *xo*SlM>« ooau<» of b tar t$» vin prwkUocy oe sM licke* h&ye no eo.iud tor atr«';u;t,n, B luPsoka«o»or tor FwtueM QoaUtSw. , Ool<xr, Or am- MB«k,

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