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A. C. HOtMCR, Proprietor. .
KEH CLOUD. - - - NEBRASKA
,' The publishers of the Chicago city
directory 'estimate the present popula
tion of the city at over 900.000.
The Canadian Government has re
duced the export duty on pine logs 50
cents per 1,000 feet, board measure
ment. The new quarters at the new mili
tary post. Fort Logan, near Denver,
Col., have been completed and ac
cepted. Hon. Francis . Bryant, a friend
of Stephen A. Douglas, and an old
line Democrat, died at Beinent, I1L,
It is not thought likely that there
will be a yacht contest this year for
the America cup, owing to a disagree
ment over the new rules.
The oat crop of Illinois is now esti
mated at 127,000.000 bushels, while
rye is expected to make 4,072.000.
Drought in April caused some las.
Superintendent Porter, of the
National census bureau, bus decided
to divide Kansa&$g0 three and Mis
souri into eight districts. It is prob
able Oklahoma will also.be made a
J. GLADyss; proprietor of the Buck
Bfcr'fWlc) Hotel, died suddenly of
congestion ths- other day and his wife,
upon seeing his lifeless body, dropped
dead by his side, both deaths occurring
in ten minutes.
TnEjew rules providing for trading
in petroleum futures completely upset
things at the petroleum exchanges.
e brokers did not seem to under-
r.d tbe. new system and but little
busiue&s was transacted.
Nina Van Zaxdt, the young woman
who was anxious to marry August
Spies, the Anarchist, is stage struck,
and Joseph Hawortb, who owns "Paul
Kauvar," has made an offer to her.
She will probably lead the Anarchist
mob io-that play next season.
The death of Mrs. Hayes was re
ceived with feelings of genuine sorrow
and regret by the older employes of
the White House, to whom she was
endeared by fond recollections of her
kindness to them while she was mis
tress of the executive mansion.
The Pension Office has made requi
sitions upon the treasury for $15,000.
000 out of the appropriation available
July 1. This amount will be placed
to 'the credit of the pension agents.
There are said to be between 8.000 and
10.000 first payment vouchers awaiting
the depositing of this money.
The Journal de St. Petersburg makes
no comment upon the speech of the
Emperor of Austria to the Reichsrath,
but in editorial article which occupies
a prominent position of the paper it
remarks that Russia's foreign relations
are unchanged and expresses the hope
that peace may be maintained.
The recent unexpected rise in the
price of iron caused great rejoicing
among the iron men, who look forward
to an immediate revival of business
and a period of prosperity. The de
mand for rails, wrought iron pipe,
sheet and bar iron has experienced a
marked increase in the past ten days.
In the criminal court at Washing
ton on the 28th the last of the notori
ous star route cases were disposed of,
the District attorney entering a nolle
pros, in each. This action was taken
because the principal cases against
Brady, Dorsey and others having failed
there was no hope of convicting the
Geokoe W. 'White, a well known
business man of Philadelphia, who is
prominently connected with several
beneficial associations, is said to be
short in his accounts as treasurer of
the Order of Tonti and it is understood
that warrants for his arrest have been
issued charging him with being a de
faulter to the amount of $40,000.
Secretary Wisdom has issued a
circular to collectors of customs di
recting the allowance of drawback on
jute cotton bagging manufactured in
this country from imported jute and
imported for use again as a covering
for exported cotton. Drawbacks are
to be paid to exporters or their agents
only and not to parties owning "ship's
H. D. Oleson, who lived with his
tjon-in-law on a farm a few miles from
Clifton, Tex., was abusing his daugh
ter the other night when her husband
ordered the quarrel stopped. The old
nan procured a shotgun, chased the
family out of the house and then set
fire to the premises, keeping the neigh
bora away with his gun until it was
almost destroyed when he leaped into
the f names and was burned up.
It is thought likely that the extra
session of Congress which the. Presi
dent is expected to call will not be
held until November. The impression
lias prevailed that Congress would
likely be called together in October,
tat several Senators, prominent on
the Republican aider of the chamber.
have stated recently that the President
would not call CongTeie together be
fore the first week in December.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
GlMMd by Talngrapk sad Mafl.
PKK80HAI. AX FOUTICAX.
The Ohio Republican State cobtmUob
assembled at Columbus or the 25th.
William Walter Peelps, one at the
Americaa Commissioners to ths tSamoaa
conference, arrived at Washington ea the
25th. He called ..boob Secretary Blaine
and had a loag eeajtaltation. He brought
the Samoaa trtaty with aim.
The wife of ex-President Hayea died at
Fremont, O., oa the 25:h. 8ae was bora
at ChUlieotke, a, August 28, 1881, and her
eventful lira was one of great usefulness.
Secretary Tract authorises aa em
phatic denial of the story that his recent
visit to the New York aavy yard was
connected with or attended by the whole
sale discharge of Democratic employes.
France baa decided to refute to agree
to tho scheme for the conversion of the
Egyptian preferred debt aaless England
will give a guarantee that she will evacu
Governor Fobaeeb has been renomi
nated by the Republicans of Ohio.
The story that Mgr. Persico, in his re
port to the Pope on the result of his inves
tigation of Irish affairs, had asserted that
the Irish Nationalists bad formed a plot
to kill him if he returned to Ireland is
pronounced purely imaginary.
Mr, Chambirlatn has written a latter
to a member of the Baptist Church, in
which be sajar that neither party can gain
profit or honor by a bargain with Mr.
Gladstone, binding him to advocate the
disestablishment of the church in Wales
in return for Nonconformist support of
bis home rule schema.
Herb Reichhole, German Consul at
Newcastle, England, has committed sui
cide. The lower house of the Michigan Legis
lature has passed the Holbrook Anti-Trust
bill by a vote of 55 to &
General Simon Cameron, the well
known statesman, whose life extended
over ninety years, died at Lancaster, Pa.,
on the 26th.
William Walter Phelps, of New Jer
sey, has been appointed Minister to Ger
many. The War Department is in receipt of
dispatches confirming the press reports of
trouble with the Flathead Indians near
Missoula, Mont '
A sweeping general order has been Is
sued by Secretary Tracy, requesting an
entire reorganization of the business
methods of the Navy D 'partment
J. H. Hollendeb, who was recently ex
pelled from Guatemala by the Govern
ment of that country, has laid grievances
before Mr. Blaine.
A handsome monument to Captain John
Mason, who ended the Pcquot war in Con
necticut in 1637, was unvailed at Mystic,
George Lorikq Brown, once a noted
painter of this country, died at Maiden,
Mass., recently, aged seventy-five.
Princess Louise, aged twenty-two
years, daughter of the Prince of Wales,
has been betrothed to the Earl of Fife,
her father's bosom friend and the Queen's
neighbor at Balmoral Castle. The Earl is
past forty years of age.
Colonel A. M. 8axton, one of the orig
inal settlers of St. Joseph, Ma. died on
the 27th. He was born in Ohio, February
Commodore Greer, now on his way
home from Europe, bas been appointed
president of a board to revise the organ--zation,
tactics and drill of the navy.
Queen Christina ascended 100 feet in an
air balloon at Madrid on the 28. h. It was
her first ascent, The balloon was chris
tened "Maria Christina."
Mcbrat'8 Magazine announces that
Prince Albert- Victor, oldest son of the
Prince of Wales, bas been affianced to
Princess Victoria, of Prussia, a sister of
the Emperor of Germany.
Maria Mitchell, the noted astronomer
of Lynn, Mass., is dead. She was born in
Nantucket, Mass August 1, 1818.
Fred Douglass has been appointed Min
ister to Hay ti.
Carlotta Path, sister of Adeline, died
on the 28th. She was a singer of consid
The funeral of the wife of ex-President
Hayes took place at Fremont, O., ob the
Governor Nichols, of Louisiana, is
sued orders to arrestallpersonsconcerned
in the Sollivan-Kilraia prise fight.
'The immense oil stores of Tietganft
Robertson, at Hamburg, have bean de
stroyed by fire. The loss was estimated
The entire people of Arizona are ap in
arms against the proposition to remove
Geronimo and his Apache murderers from
Florida to Arizona
Steven Allen, colored, was hanged in
Oxford, Miss., the other day for a murder
last year. His neck was broken by the
A mob went to the jail at Shepherds
ville, Bullitt County, Ky., and took
Charles Ardell, who was confined there
charged with the murder of a peddler
named Joseph Lavine, and hanged him.
Chicago will make further investigation
as to the condition of the Conemaugh suf
ferers before sending the remainder of its
Mas. Lizzie Bbennan, aged fifty, is
pander arrest at Holyoke, Mass., charged
witn poisoning ner ausuana ana two sons
for $3,000 insurance money.
A train on the C & N. road, near Bled
soe, Tenn., went down an embankment re
cently. No one was killed, but three were
seriously hurt and fourteen slightly.
The police of London broke up a Salva
tion Army parade the other Bight des
troyed their instruments and made several
John T. Bobbins aad Henry F. Hall,
iron and steel manufacturers of Philadel
phia, have failed with $120,030 liabilities
and $70,000 assets.
A terrible collision eccurred oa the
Pennsylvania road near Latrobe oa the
26th. Three freight trains were wrecked
on a bridge spaaaiag a creek. A load of
lime took fire, intensifying the disaster.
It was thought that forty lives were lost,
many of the uafortuaatea being tramps
who were stealing a ride.
A convention of Grand Army com
manders has been called to meet at Chi
cago July 9 to consider the increased rata
made by the railroads to the National En
campment Floods in Northern New York have-
washed out the railroads aad caused the
wrecking of nine cars at Redwood. N. T.
G. Pintle, a farmer of Manitoba, has
sued the Canadian Government for $1,009
damages for seizing two thrashing ma
chinas made by Minnesota convicts.
Tn weavers at the Narragansett mills.
Fall Srer. Masa, struck the ether day
beeaaae of the discharge of a sab-over-seer.
Ben Marbs aad Eddie Horten, boys, I
were recently drawn iato ihe abate of aa I
elevator at Luna; O, aad smothered to I
Great damage waa deae to winter
wheat, rye aad corn in Wlaaaa County,
Mian., recently by hail aad rata,
ArruCATiOH has bean made at New.
York for aa order directing the executors
of the will of Louis C. Hammersly to pay
to the Dachasa of Marlborough 1169,000
from the accumulated income of her lata
hasband's estate, she being in need of the
Gborgb aad Fred Saniskey, brothers,
were drowned receatly in the river at
Des Moines, Iowa.
There was a sensational finish to the
Cornell and Columbia boat race at New
London, Conn., on the 27th. Oa getting
out of their boat, six of the Columbia crew
fall ia a dead faint from exhaustion.
Three were la a serious condition, physi
cians being hastily summoned.
The United States steamer Adams, now
at Honolulu, has ben ordered to 8amoa
to replace the Alert and Nipeic, now en
route to the Un ited Btates.
Commencement day at the Lake Forest
University at Lake Forest M-t was a
regular jubilee, because of the fact that
$700,000 had been added to the endowment
aad more was promised. There were four
The committee at Johnstown has lasaed
an appeal to persons holding relief funds
for the forwarding of the money. Dona
tions have been held back for various
reasons and the work at Johnstown has
been seriously hampered thereby.
AT the Paris (Ky.) races R. W. Brass-
field, the well known turfman, was ex
pelled by an unanimous vote of the judge.
The inspection of the pictures of M.
Speitan, which are to be offered for saleat
Paris began on the 27th. The parlors
were crowded with aristocrats. Among
those present was the Due d'Auraale. It
is understood that Mr. Vanderbilt haa of
fered $L6U,000 for the collection. Oae of
the Rothschilds is prepared to give a high
figure for the Angelos.
A combination of the knit goods men
in the territory west of the Alleehanies
and notch of Memphis bas been practically
effected by a meeting of a number of
manufacturers at Chicago.
An extensive prairie fire receatly
ravaged Cascade County, Mont No Uvea
were, reported lost
Part of the Burton block, Clinton and
Van Buren streets, Chicago, was burned
the other day. Loss, $200,000.
A storm swept over Southwestern Ohio
on the afternoon of the 28th. The south
bound train on the Ohio & Northwestern
run into a washed-out bridge just south
west of Ba'avia, fatally and seriously in
juring several persons.
According to the figures of the just
completed directories the population of
the twin cities (St Paul and Minneapolis)
is now close to half a million.
The assassination of Dr. Cronin was de
nounced in a mass meeting held at Chica
go on the night of the 28th.
Business failures (Dun's report) for the
seven days end-d June 27 numbered 215,
compared with 220 the previous week and
201 the corresponding week of last year.
Two attendants in the State Insane
Asylum at Rochester, Minn., have been
sent to the penitentiary for killing a
Germany has bought a majority of the
shares of the Swiss Western railway, and
bas replaced the French by German di
rectors. Yale won the fourteenth annual eight
oared race at New London. Conn., defeat
ing Harvard. The course was four miles;
time for Yale 21:30; for Harvard, 21:55.
The record now stands: Yale, 8 victories,
C defeats; Harvard, 6 victories. 8 defeats.
The people of Albuquerque, N. M, have
raised $75.0 JO, to be given as a bonus to
the Atlantic & Pacific railroad if it will
build thirty-five miles of track this year
toward the San Pe Iro mining camp.
A passenger train struck a cow twenty
miles below Cairo, 111., the other day and
was ditched. Six passengers were slightly
hurt and an old negress fatally crushed.
Both houses of the Michigan Legislature
have agreed to the Damon bill fixing the
liquor license at $00').
Four men and two women were recently
found dead in a disreputable resort at
Peterson. N. J., all having been asphyxi
ated by the fumes from a gas stove.
jLCiMVuuunsv -.wept tun ui.u.ug camp
of Hermosa, N. M., recently, destroying
half the plac?.
The strike of Carnegie's workm-n at
Pittsburgh, Pa., commenced on the 1st,
affecting 2,400 bands.
Thirty-six buildings aad a church were
burned at Lunebunr, Germany, on the
30th. Loss, 12,000,000 marks.
Clearing house returns for the week
ended June 9 showed an average increase
of 3A.5 compared with the correspond ng
week of last year. In New York the in
crease was 47.7.
Business was fairly steady and quiet
on the London Stock Exchange during the
week ende 1 June 29. American securities
were neglected. Political rumors bad a
depressing effect on the German bourses.
In Paris prices were generally weak.
Under orders from Dr. McCbesney, In
dian agent at Cheyenne, a man named
Waldron has been driven from the Sioux
reservation by the Indian polic. Hts of
fense consisted of trying to persuade In
dians from signing the treaty opening the
reservation to settlement
The Cronin grand jury on the 29 h re
turned indictments against Martin Burke,
Patrick Cooney, John F. Beggs, Daniel
Coughlin, Patrick O'Sullivan, Frank
Knnza and Frank Woodruff. Alexander
Sullivan was not indicted.
The limited express on the Boston & Al
bany railroad was wrecked near New
Haven, Conn., on the 29th. Threi persona
were killed and several badly injured.
A mob assaulted the police at Clonakilly,
Ireland, on the 30th. After a hand-to-hand
fight the police were ordered to fire
and two of the crowd fell seriously
wounded. The police took their prisoner.
Patrick O'Brien, M. P. for Tipperary, to
Dublin. The trouble was caused by O'
Brien attempting to hold a meeting.
The jury acquitted McDow, the physi
cian charged with the murder of Editor
Dawsdh, at Charleston, 8. C ob the
ground of self-defense.
Presibent Harrison has issued aa or
der forbidding the sale of liquor oath
camp grenade of the District National'
Mail advices from West Africa confirm
previous reports of the shocking priva
t ons to which Henry M. Stanley has beea
subjected. It is stated that the explorer's
hair has turned snow white, that his
clothes are hi rags aad that ho Is withoat
shoes, being obliged to ase skins to cover
'Am Indian giving his name as Olaf, of
the Omaha tribe, was taken from jail at
B-dford, Iowa, the other night and
lynched by citizens. He had beea caught
attempting aa outrage upon the wife of
Fraak Glasomaa, a farmer.
Robert W. Hunter has beea appointed
collector of internal revenue for the Four
teenth district of New York.
Captain Mebemtm, of Chicago, has
appointed chief of the barsaa cloa-
I graving aad priating.
NEBRASKA STATE NEWS.
A. W. Claree's large elevator at Fapil
loa aad several box ears were destroyed
by Ire recently. Loss, $9,000.
The other morning a Missouri Facile
freight train, north-bound, waa lagged
aad stopped on the Platte river bridge
near Springfield by aa insane man, who
climbed into toe cab, aad taking the engi
neer by the tfarrat orderei him to run bis
train back to Louisville. Seeing the nxin
was insane the engineer knocked him
down, where the firt-man and brakemaa
held him until the train arrived at 8prit g
fleld, when he waa turned over to the
marshal aad locked up.
While returning from aa Alliance
meeting at Cambridge the other night
Joseph H. Plummer. a highly respected
farmer and stock raiser, was waylaid aad
assassinated. The body waa found next
morning. Two arrests had been made.
While a rang of men were at work
grading the sirest through the cut nea
the jail at Plattsmouth the other dav two
men were buried by the falling ot a heavy
bank f earih. One was taken out unhurt
but the other, Argas Green, a married
man, bad one shoulder dislocated and
three ribs broken and was also injured
internally. There was but little hope of
John Fitzgerald, president of the Irish
National League, has brought suit in the
United States Circuit Court at Omaha
against theFitzgeratd-Maloney Con-traction
Company and the Missouri Pacific
road, the amount involved being $600,000.
Fitzgerald was general manager of the
construction company, and conducted the
building of something like 100 miles ot
new road in Wisconsin, for which he
claims be never received any compensa
tion. One of the points is that, while rep
resenting itself as being financially
embarra-sad and compelled to borrow
money in order to complete the construc
tion, the directors of the compa-iy held a
meeting and voted to declare themselves
Colonel Peters his taken charge of
the office of internal tevenue collector for
the district or Nebraska, with John R
Dennis as chief deputy. Byron Brenholt
has been appointed deputy collector and
A train of the Union Stock Yards Com
pany s:ruck one of tbe temporary sun
ports of tbe main pan of the iron viaduct
over Q street in fcouth Om-iha the other
morning and knocked the whole structure
to tbe giound with a tremendous crash.
Fourteen men were on top of the structure
and fell with the ruin. Eight were hurt
and one of them. Fr?d Annacer, of Des
Moines, was probably fatally injured.
Norfolk has votrd 325,000 in bonds for
the purpose of erecting new school build
S. C Morgan, cashier of a bank at Sid
ney and the son-in-law of President
Yates, of the Nebraska National Bank of
Omaha, was found dead in bed the other
morning with tbe top of bis bead blown
off. He bad committed suicide. Tbe
caue was not given.
The board of arbitration agreed upon
between tbe Union Pacific engineers and
firemen and the road, recently rendered a
decision at Omaha in favor of the engi
neers. They held that the taking of the
Kan sis Central out of the management of
the Union Paciflo did not abrogate the
agreement under which the engineers and
firemen were being paid at thai time.
Wages will consequently be restored and
date bat k to May 15. when tbe reduction
In tbe case of John Fitzgerald vs. tbe
Fitzgerald-Mallory Construction Com
pany and tbe Union Pacific railroad, re
cently tried at Omaha, tbe jury returned
a verdict for $47,937 97 debt and $3 474.15
interest, making a total of ?51,41iG2, the
judgment to b?ar interest at seven per
cent until paid. As Mr. Fitzgerald sued
for $52,000, this wa? regardt d as a very
complete victory. The case will probably
Private Lewis was recently convicted
at Fori Niobrara of forging General Bn's
bin's name and sentenced to ten years in
State Oil Inspector Caldwell has
appointed tbe following deputies: Colonel
Hoover, of Blue Hill; Joe Corns, of Sew
ard; J. W. McDonald, of Omaha, and G.
W. Fairbrother, of Nemaha City.
An unknown woman who was insane
from the effects of taking a dose of con
centrated lye with suicidal intent, was
left at the county jail at Nebraska City
the other day. She was in search of ber
husband, who preceded her from Germany
several yeara ago and came to Nebraska,
but sbe failed to find bim and became
despondent Sbe will probably be sent
back to Germany.
Charles A. Wheeler, bis wife, child
and a hired girl, of Lonp City, were re
cently poisoned by eating canued straw
berries. But for tbe timely arrival of
medical assistance tbe result in each case
would have been fatal.
The following shows the acreage of
grain in S anton County: Wheat, 8,232;
corn, 30,866; oats, 8. 1C0; barley, 1,611;
meadow, 598; flax, 159; millet, 232; rye,
104; number of fruit trees. 9 336; forest
trees, 863,393; grape vines, 8,3:9.
The undertakers of the State met in
solemn conclave at Lincoln the other day
and elected tbe following officers: Presi
dent, George Brown, of Superior; first
vice-president F. J. Switz of Kearney;
second vice-president Henry Boeck. of
Plattsmouth; third vice-president H. M.
Hinman, of Fremont; secretary and treas
urer, James Hen ion, of Lincoln. Grand
Island was selected as the placa of tbe
Charles M. Ogo. thirty-seven years of
age, committed, suicide by hanging at
Ponca the other morning. Before hang
ing the suicide had tiken poison and at
tempted to drown himself in a creek. He
had married a woma-i who had an undi
vorcrd husband livin?, and ha got the bet
ter of a bad job by killing himself.
A farmer named Gerbardt Johnson,
living near Dunbar, committea suicide
the o:faer morning by hanging. John
son's wife died some time ago, and he had
beea suffering from melancholy ever since.
Tbe Jara of J. C. Wilcox, ten miles
northeast of Ceatropolis, was struck by
lightning the other night and burned to
tbe ground. A stallion valued at $1,000
The Seventh Day Adveatists will hold
their annual camp meeting at Chadron.
July 2 to & This meeting ia to accommo
date those living in Northwest Nebraska
aad Southwestern Dakota.
Dcrino a recent storm A. J. Vaa Bus
kirk had twelve head of catt'e killed by
lightning near Bjakelmaa.
Nice Folet. who shot aai killed Mrs.
Clark and wounded her husband, near
Elgin the other day, was subsequently
arrested aad while he waa being taken to
Neligh a mob took hiss from the officers
aad lynched him.
The people of Doniphan hava receatly
been atlicted with "bis; jaw." Even the
postmaster was attacked with the malady.
Physicians called the disease mamps.
Wrack oa tka :
BHams: Camp Half Deatreyeel By
Ctoadbarst River Steamer Wrecked
Three Me Drei
New Hater. Cobb-, July 1 The limited
express which left Boston at eleven o'clock
Saturday moraiag via the Boston et
Albany railroad, was ditched just outside
the city limits ia the afternoon and three
persons were killed aad several badly In
jured. The killed were Mis Mary A. Brighasa,
of Brooklyn. N. Y who waa recently ap
pointed principal of the Mount Holyoke
Seminary at South Hidley, Mass. ; Clar
ence Uay.'a draw lag-room car conductor,
thought to belong to Stamford, Conn and
E. P. Proffer, traveling agent for a New
The injured ware: Rodney Beer, con
ductor, arm brok-n; Drawingroom Car
Conductor Elba, thrown through a win
dow and cut about the head; Brakran
McKean, thrown through a window with
the porter of the car; George Craig, of
Meriden, badly injured intrnally.
W. H. Lockwood. of HariforJ, with his
two sons and two daughters, together
with Benjamin F. Fisher, were oa their
way to Short Beach. All were badly
shaken op and bruised. Lockwood is now
at the hospital with a broken ankle. Miss
Bertha Lockwood waa qnite badly hurt oa
tbe wrist but has left the hospital.
There were several hundred passengers
on the train and the majority of them got
a bad shaking up ad were more or leas
bruised and cut, but tbey scattered so
quickly after tbe accident that it waa im
posible to get their names.
The accident was caused by the spread
ing of the raila where a gang of trackmen
were at work relaving tbe trai k. The en
gine pass.'d overall right but the track
spread under the baggage car, turning it
across the track and the other cars behind
it pushed it into the smoker. O.ie passen
ger coach and, two drawing room cars also
went over on their sides and landed in the
ditch. The rear car left the track bat did
not turn over.
A RAILROAD steamer lost.
Watertown, N. Y., July 1. The Wil
liam Armstrong, of Ogdensburg, we-it to
the bottom of tbe river at eleven o'clock
yesterday morning while being used in
ferrying railroad cars from Morristowa to
Brockville, Ont, but as far as can be
learned no lives were lost Her regular
work bad been between Ogdensburg and
Prescott, Oaf., as a freight and passenger
ferry for tbe Rome, Watertown &Og!ens
burg and the Ogdensburg & Lake Cham
plain railroad. Sbe was also nsed in ex
cursion business. At the tima of the acci
dent she was ferrying three cars loaded
with goal, which were at one end of the
Las Cruces, N. M.. July 1. A gentle
man just in from near tbe mining camo
of Hermosa reports a terrible -loudburst
that flooded and washe t away over half
of rtiat prosperous camp. No lives are
yet known to have been lost Hermosa is
located sixty miles ftom tbe railroid and
only meagor reports have yet erne in.
The camp is tbe headquarters of Colonel
Richard Mansfield White, who receatly
did sucli grol work in Washington
towards protecting the lead interests of
MOTHER AND CHILD DROWNED.
LnTLz Rock. Ark., July 1. Parties
from the Indian Territory sla'e that Mrs.
M. J. Daney attempted to ford Caney
creek, which is very high, having ben
swollen by recent rains. Sbe was on
horseback and carried a two-year-old
child in her lap. When half across the
horse got into deep water and was carried
down stream and drowned together with
tbe woman and child. Mrs. Daney was
Cleveland, O , July L Mrs. Catherine
Arnold, living at 16 Cobleigh street, at
tempted to start a fir yesterday morning
with kerosene. The oil exploded aad waa
thrown over her c.'othing, which took fire
and burned furiously. An ambulance waa
ca:led and she waa removed to the hospi
tal, dying after four hours of terrible suf
fering. Tbe heme aad contents war
damaged to the extent of $1009.
Chicago, July 1. A locomotive oa the
Northwestern read crushed into a farmer's
wagon at May wood, a small village near
this city, Satur lay night, killing August
Multeahouer instantly and fatally injur
ing his brother-in-law, Fred Liebenhour.
Hilda Raditz, aeed thirteen years, waa
also seriously injured, but may recover.
Two other children in the wagon received
THREE MEN DROWNED.
St. Louis, July 1. The St Louis Boat
ing C ub yesterday dedicated their new
boat tbe Chris Voa der Ahe, bat the
pleasure incident to tbe occeajoa waa
marred by thi accidental drowning of
three membeis of tbe club.
Boston, June 3a An explosion of gas
occurred at noon yesterday ia the Boston
Tow Boat Company'a office ia the F.sk
building. The injmed are: Miss Laura
L'-ncoln, of Somerville, ankle broken
and otherwise serioasla injured;
Frank Roberts, of Cambridge,
sligbt'y. and James Feaner badly, burned.
The first named were employed ia the
Oak Grove Farm Omraay's office, ever
the office of the Boston Tow Boat Com
pany. Toe explosion shattered the walls
and blew up the ceiling. The gas camo
from a leak la the pipes aad was ignited
in some unknown manner.
Toteea, Kan., June 90. Corporal Tan
ner arrived here early yesterday morning.
A reception was tendered him in the after
noon at Oakland Park, at which several
thousand old soldiers from this city aad
surreaadiag towna were present. Gov
ernor Humphrey was master ef reieme
nies. A camp fire was givea ia tho even
ing in honor of the distinguished guest
Ctncinnatl Jaae 30. The pelieo eem
missioaers have considered charges
agaiast Chief ef Police DieUeh, pre
ferred by citisena. who, oa Sunday last
asked him in vain to order arrests for
violation of tho Sunday closing law
for saloons. Tho chief showed that
his action was based oa aa order by
Mayer Mosby. The board found the chief
gailty aad reprimaaded hiss, awt assured
him that it retained its osaldeaeo hi his
uprightnees as aa eaacer. Tho aeeaalaa
fer the order bv the mayor was tbe pres
ence ef tho Tamers at their great festival.
iae mayor explalas that he did ae
io suspeaa tae law. sat only to
MRS. HAYES DEAD.
Wife ef the Ka-rwetd t Falls te 1
Her Kveatfal LMe.
Fremont, O., Juae 26. Mrs. Hayes died
at 6:30 o'clock yesterday morning. Tho
funeral will take place Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Hayes passed the night quietly.
At eight o'clock Monday night she became
muck worse and gradually sank until the
hoar of her death. At tbe bedside were
tho members of the family, together with
Mrs. Mitchell, of Columbus, cousin of ex
President Have; Mrs. Hun'ington. a
ia of Mrs. Hayes; Lacy Keeler. Mrs.
. H. Miller and the physicians.
Mrs. Hayes' maiden name was Lucy
War Webb. She was horn Auru-u 2. ,
188L at Chillkothe, O.. aad was the young
est child and only daughter of Dr. Jnra
Webb aad Maria Cook. Her grnlfath-r.
Judge Isaac Cook, who came from Con
necticut in 1781. end all four ot ber great
grandfathers served ia the revo'utio iary
war. Her father served in the war of
1812 aad died during the cholera scourgt
ia Lexington, Ky., in 1933.
Her mother was a woman of jrr-at foret
ef character aad deep religion convic
tions. She removed to Dataware to have
ber sons educated at the Ohio Weslornu
Universitv. and her daughter received the
benefit ot the same instructions and after
wards was graduated at the Wes.'eyan
female seminary at Cincinnati in lSVi.
Bbe was married December 3), 185?, and
at the breaking out of the war of the re
bellion her family consisted her mother.
her two brothers and her four little boys.
Her husband and both of her brothers im
mediately entered tho army aad from
that time to tbe close of the war her home
waa a refuge for wounded, sick and fur
louehed soldiers, going and returning
from the front
Sbe spent two winters in camp with ber
husband in Virginia and after the battle
at South Mountain, where he was badly
wounded, she hastened East aad joined
him at M-ddletown, McL, aad later spent
much time in the hospital near that city.
Near the doe of the war she accompanied
her basbaad to Washington while he was
a member of Congress.
She was one of the orictaator of the
Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home
and was a mmberof its board of direc'oru
prior to its adoption by the State Wiiilo
ber husband waa Governor of Ohio she
took an active Interest ia all the charitabU
institutions of the Siate.
During the four years of her life nt the
White House she was disiiugu'shcd by tha
graceful cordiality with which sbe re
ceived all who came to ber.
Since tbe retirement of her husband
from public lire she has been an ardently
interested member of the Woman's Relief
Corps and has served during successive
years as the president of tbe Woman's
Home Missionary Society of the Methodist
Epi-copal Church. Sbe bns bas been an
honorary member of tbe Society of tho
Army of West Virginia, the medal of
which had been presented to ber by the
soldiers whose loyal regard for her wat
an horaag she most highly appreciated.
Mr. Haye' children are: Burcbard
Hayes, Esq., a lawyer practicing ia To
ledo; Mr. Webb Hayn. in business in
Cleveland; Rutherford P. Hayes, a banker
in Fremont; Scott Hayes, a student la
Cornell University, and Fanny H iyes, a
young lady living with her parents.
Turnkey Assaulted Two
ToPXEA. Kan.. June 26. Yesterday
afternoon the wife of Elijah Jones, a con
victed colored criminal awaiting a peni
tentiary sonteuce. called to see him and
he was perm itied to talk with her in the
corridor which surrounds the cell. After A
Jaier Gill bad eutend tbe corridor and '
locked the iron door behind bim and
while he was in the act of closing
the combination cell lock, Jones
threw bis arm around bis neck
and struck him a powerful How
on the head with a heavy piece of iron.
William Fi.her. another negro convict
joined in tbe assault and Gill was speedily
rendered harmless. Ihe keys to the out
side doors were taken from him and tho
two men escaped. Jailer Gdl recovered
ia time to cut off the escape of twelve
other prisoner, who entered the corridor
and made a rush for the open doors. Mrs.
Jones remained in tbe corridor during the
melee aad subsequently denied having
furnished ber husband with the weapon.
Tho men separated as soon as tbey got
outside and have not been recaptured.
DROWNED IN THE HUDSON.
Six Tesuig Persons Lose Their Lives Kant
Dewa By a Tub
Albant, N. Y., June 26 A boating
party consisting of John Mattimore, son
of the late Thomas Mattimore; E Iward
and Joseph Cody, Maud and Maggie
Horner and Misses Kate Ryan and Mnry
Hennessy, cousins of tbe Horner girls,
from Hudson. N. Y., while rowing- on the
river opposite tbe Knickerbocker ice
houses at Bath, were run dovva by the tug
Evangeline at 9:30 o'clock last evenins and
before assistance could reach them all
were drowned excepting Joseph Cody,
who escaped, but was almost
completely exhausted by his efforts to
save h:s companions. Captain McLennan
of the Evangeline says he saw tbe party
when aboujatifty feet away and blew his
whistle. Cart the noise of an accordion
which Joseph Cody waa playing evidently
drowned the sound of tbe whistla Tho
parties drowned were all about twenty
two years of age and were estimable
young people. A seat en bas been kept up
all nigbtfor the bodies of the unfortunates
but none of them has been discovered
to a lata hour.
Chicago Ga Trust.
Chicago, June K Judge Baker ended
the gaa trust case, aa far aa be is con
cerned, by entering a final order. This
was done by agreement of the attorneys.
The Attorney-General elected to submit
the case of the demurrers to the pleas as
amended. These demurrers were over
ruled by the court; which decided in favor
of tho gas trust's claim to ths ti.ht to
combine by nerchaae or otherwise th
franchises granted to separate corpora
tions. Th9 Attorney-General prayed aa
nppsal to the Superior Court; which waa
CncAOo, Jane St Camp 3 Claa-na-GaeL
was disbanded either Saturday
alght or Sunday by Edward Spellman,
district cflcer of Dlineis aad Michigan.
All records, iaeladiag the list of members
wanted by the 8tate's attorney, wet des
troyed. 8pellmaa was before the grand
jury a short time ago. at which time Itia
assessed ho eulogised Dr. Cronin and eoa-,
damned Alexander Sullivan. W atti
tude Induced the emcers to disclose some
of tho secrets of the prosecution. These,
it is alleged, were afterward communi
cated to the BaUlvan factioa and theA
Claa-na-Gael, the re.alt being as statejM
Ah calser left last night fer Peoria wit m
sabpes ia for Spellmaa.
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