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A JOYOUS FARMER'S BOY.
Poets havo sung In words of joy
That rural Wo ts funt
I'd lovo to bo n farmor's boy
A riht rich farmer's eon.
I lovo tho old plow handles much,
With their most shapoly crooks
How thoy'd Iniplro my bands to clutch
Tho llsh polo by tho brook I
.And when tho plowing was begun
My steps would not bo stayed.
How quick n furrow 1 ctould run
Directed to tho shade)
.And then when camo tho planting morn.
All In tho sun Intense,
How nimbly could 1 drop tho corn
And climb up on tho tencot
ninymnl'lna ttmo doth mako mow lltbo
Tho rmic!cs and tho thowst
How sweet to swing tho Kllttorlng scythe
Across a boyh and snoozo !
.And when tho garden should bo mado
'Twcro rlfo with rural chnrms
To co forth with tho trusty spado
And dig somo nnglo worms.
And how delightful It would be,
With nrms nil strong and stout,
To drivo tho nx Into tho troo
So It would not como out.
And If tho fonccs lackod ropatr,
Indeed 'twould stir tho blood
To co and hunt an opening whors
Jly neighbor's daughter stood)
A. W. Uollaw, In Dotrolt Froo P.rcss.
r lypi nutww-
"Whtit is It, my child?" ho asked, lay
ling his hand on her hair. "A lover's
"Yes," she whispered. "Tho first wo
lmvo ever had."
"Well, well, wo nil know that lovers
Ticvcr part after n first quarrel," ho
said, in n quiut matter-of-fact tono that
calmed her nerves. "What was it all
about, littlo one, if an old an may
"It nroso out of a very simple speech
of mino which seemed to nnnoy
Michael," answered Olive, her checks
flushing and paling as sho recalled tho
-afternoon's experience. "Wo wcro sit-
"ting under tho trees in Kow Gardens,
and I asked him if wo could possibly bo
happier than wo were then?"
".Michael took offenso becauso you
were too easily contented, and one word
followed another?" said Undo Wake.
"Yes." Olive considered for a mo
ment, and then repeated all that sho
could remember of tho conversation.
Afterwards n silence fell upon them
"both, and the roll of wheels In tho
Strand sounded but f nlntly in their cars.
It wns Oltvu who broke tho pause.
"If I could only believe that this was
merely n dilTcrenco of opinion, and not
n difference of spirit, I should bo eas
ier," she said, "llut Michael scorns to
think that my ideal llfo is an absurd
lirenm. IIo cannot rcnlizo any kind of
"happiness that is not founded on self
interest alone. IIo cannot comprehend
nny joy outsido himself. Oh, how hor
rible it seems to say thcao things about
tho man whom I lovo with all my
licart! Help me, Undo Wake, speak
"kind words and comfort met"
This was nn appeal which Samuel
..jLirT I MY "1 TTmA
"ti" ftWi'Kw Vfrsa
not expected to hear for many a
lie had not known that Oltvo had
n rapidly gaining powers of peno-
DID NOT IIEAU 1118 AFPROACn.
tration. IIo had not thought that the
books ho had given her would have
dono tholr work bo soon. And how
could ho daro soothe hor with falso
comfort, or givo her tho broken reed of
a lie to lean upon? IIow could ho throw
dust in the eyes that saw Michael as ho
really was, and yet prayed to bo
"Olive," ho said, tendorly, "I am
afraid it is tho f ato of nearly all good
women to bo somewhat disappointed in
tho men they lovo. A man's dally
struggle with tho world is almost suro
to harden him. Every true woman has
within her that capacity for self-sncrl-flco
which makes It easy for her to
comprehend tho ono groat sacrifice
Llko her Master, sho longs to go obout
among tho people, and do thorn good."
"But will ho never feel as I do?" sho
'"Not altogether, perhaps. Olive, you
must learn to lovo him without giving
up tho best part of yoursolf for his
enko. You must not pluck out your
own white- wings becauso ho cannot
soar. If you do this, you will neither
content him nor yoursolf. You will al
ways bo haunted by tho Bcnso of loss,
and ho will know that you aro not satis
fied." Sho turned hor oyos upon him with a
gazo of lntcnso anxloty.
"How can two walk together unless
their spirits uro ono?" oho Bald, with a
"Bodily union and spiritual disunion
ono sees It every day," Samuel Wako
answered. "If you marry a man whoso
thoughts aro not your thoughts, nor his
ways your ways, you must proparo to
tread a difficult path, my child. Your
own heart must help you In tho matter;
lovo, and tho Instincts of a truo wifo,
con mako a woman wlso and i.trong."
"And I lovo him, I do lovo him I" sho
ald. "Perhaps ho is ill and suffering
at this moment, and I am not near
If sho had been near him alio would
fcavo behold Uiin making a fresh toUct
In high good humor. Edward
by had mot him, and had invited him
to dino nt a fashionable restaurant tliai
"Men aro mado of tougher materials
than you fancy," Undo Wako replied,
with n reassuring stallo. "IIo looked
well enough when I Bats him. Tnko
my word for it, that headache was on
excuso for ill-temper. Don't bo fussy
about him, my dear. IIo will find his
way back to you when tho fit is over."
Then ho brought ono of tho boolcs
that wcro piled upon the table, and be
gan to read a poem aloud. Tho verses
wero well chosen, and his voico was
pleasant to hor cars. So tho afternoon
glided Into evening, and when Mrs.
Wako camo home, more pcnslvo and
shadowy than ever after her visit to
Jessie, Ollvo was able to moot her with
cheerfulness. It wns hard to see Mich
ncl's vacant placo at tho supper table;
but Undo Wako encouraged hor with
smiles, and talked quite openly of tho
"If ho docs not como in on Monday or
Tuesday, I shall go and look him up."
ho said. "Ah, Mrs. Wake, how unrea
sonable you used to bo If I ever dared
to havo a headache! It is only women
who nro allowed to bo invalids. A lover
ought to havo an iron constitution."
"You always had," his wife remarked,
"but Michael is not mado of iron, nnd
ho looks as If ho had nerves. Perhaps
ho is a little irritablo sometimes. I
know ho lias a short manner, but what
is manner when a man is hardworking
nnd steady? When I looked at our poor
Jesslo to-dny, I could not help thinking
of Olive's good fortune."
For years, everybody had boon talk
ing to Ollvo about her good fortune
Who was she, thnt such a clever young
man should havo set his heart upon
her? The girl had always been hum
bio and grateful, and she wns humblo
and grateful still; only a subtle chnngo
was btcallng over tho humility and
gratitude. Sho did not think less of
Michael, nor was sho less lowly in
mind, but sho had begun to uso cer
tain faculties which had been undevel
oped in her vlllngo home.
Sho had learned lately that thcro nro
certain aspirations which cannot bo
stifled, even nt lovo's command, with
out self-degradation. Truly ho who
flndoth his llfo in this world only, shall
losa it; tho worship of things that per
ish in tho using destroys all spiritual
llfo in tho worshlpor. Ollvo had found
out this truth.
When sho lay down to rest that night
sho fell into a peaceful sloop, und
dreamed of tho old downs and fields of
her childhood. Michael was roaming
with her through those calm meadows,
rich with the purplo and gold of sum
mer. IIo was onco more tho younger
and simpler Michael of tho past; they
wero happy in the old-fashioned way of
rustic lovers. Then Jnno and Aaron
Joined them, nnd they followed tho
course of tho rivulet through tho grass,
and laughed for very gladness of heart.
Sho awoko suddenly in tho light of a
London day, with that dream-laughter
ringing in her cars. And then nil the
bitterness of yesterday camo back llko
a flood, nnd sho remembered that sho
and Michael had drifted apart.
But downstairs thcro was tho every
day life awaiting her, full of its whole
some work and cheerfulness. And
thcro was a noto from Michael, ad-
urcsscu to ncrsoii, anu
written .lata on
"Dearest Ollvo" (it ran), "Do not
wonder at my absence for a few days.
I hopo to bring you good news when I
como. My' head is better.
"Yours as ever, M: C.M
"nOT TUB OLD, OLD TIES AIU3 LOOBENEn."
Ollvo lived cheerfully on that brief
noto all through tho week. Michaol
had forgiven her, and tho world was
IIo camo to seo hor on Sunday after
noon, but tho visit was short. Edward
Battorsby had claimed him for tho
evening. All Ills dreams wero about to
bo realized, success was within his
grasp, and Ollvo listened to his explana
tions with wonder and delight. Thcro
was no doubt as to tho working of his
new plan; It had already been tested
with tho most satisfactory results, and
-was to davo a longer and fuller trinl.
Mcamvhllo Edward Batters by was
'overwhelming him with tokens of
good will. Everyone in tho works was
awara of his exaltation; ho was to ro
ccivo mora substantial rowurds later
on, but even uow ho was recognized as
a person of tho highest importance.
"What docs Aaron say to all tills?"
asked Olive, when Michael paused to
talco breath. "I wish ho would come
and see mo."
Michael frowned Impatiently.
"Why do you think of Aaron?" ho
Bald; "ho was always a gloomy fool
who could not holp himself, and lately
ho has been Insufferable." ,
"IIo is unhappy, Miohael." Iler faco
was troubled. "You seo, ho has long
been wanting to make a homo fqr
Jano, and when thoy lowered his wages
ho lost heart. But now that your suc
cess is assured, dear, you will bo kind
"Kind to html" Michael repeated
angrily. "I shall bo heartily glad to
seo tho last of him, and hear tho last of
his maundering talk about old times,"
"But ho was our early frlond," sho
said sadly, "and thero is poor Juno to
"I don't know why I should consider
Jano," returned Michael loftily. "Sho
certainly has no claim on mo. But this
Is always tho case, whon a man sucoeods
In life, all his old acquaintances hang
round his neck llko milUtoncs. IIo is
not allowed to enjoy tho f mlt3 of his
own toil alone."
"Dear Mlohaoll" hor hand softly
touched his. "Ought ono tooijoy tho
fruits of one's toll alone V"
"You aro n most extraordinary girl,
Olive," ho said, In tho indulgent tono
sho know so well. "You never lose a
chancoof saying somcthlngsontlmentnl
something tuken from ono of your
favorite books! But never mind, I will
not lot anything mar our pleasure to
day. You aro free to talk to your undo,
and tell him nil our good nows."
Her faco brightened In an instant
"Dear Undo Wake," she said, "ho is
always bo glad to hear ol anolar'y dear girl, you should nof " fty
'Well, ho has had littlo enough of his
own to bo glad of," remarked Michael,
with a contemptuous laugu. "What
will ho say whon ho has to part with
yon, Ollvo? Anyono can see that you
are the light of this house; but I can't
lend my Illuminator to other iicoplo
much longer. And I wish you would
givo up that wretched llowcr business,
"Don't ask mo to givo it up just yet,"
sho said, lnja sweet voice of ontreaty.
"Please don't I will promlso to bo
very good and obedient by and by."
"I suppose I must bo contented with
that promise," ho answered, nicably,
"but I am glad you keep well out of
sight at that flower shop. I don't want
my wife's faco to bo lenown to the pub-
SHE BCAnCKLY NOTICED HIM.
lie yet. Do you know, child, I Intend
that you shall create a sensation? You
will bo a noted beauty ono of these
days, If you tako caro ol yoursolf and
do as. I tell you."
A richer bloom roso to tho soft cheek,
but tho lips quivered as if with pain.
"I should hate notoriety, " sho said,
"Nonscnso! you won't hato anytlUng
in your new life," ho replied, kissing
her. "It will bo n lifo of' charming
dresses and jewels; what can a woman
"Oh, I Bhall want much more than
that," sho answered, looking frankly
up nt him with clear eyes.
But ho only laughed, and went his
More days went nnd came, and ho
did not come, but frequent notes mado
amends for his absence. Ollvo went
about her daily business with tho light-
est of hctfrta and the brightest of faces.
Undo Wake rejoiced with her in her
joy, and Aunt Wako talked of nothing
but weddings and bridal array. Some
times when Ollvo looked bade to the
Sunday afternoon In Kow Garden's,' It'
seemed very dim and far distant. 'Sho
could hardly rccognlzo herself in .tho
girl who had sat under tho larches and
liad been so passionately mlserablotliat
Ah, sho would ask Michael to tako
her to tho gardens again when heid
tirao enough to spare. Shcftraust.'jMivo
been in a foolish mood when thoy Wf ro
thcro lost, or his hcadachj, 'perhaps,
had mode him fractious. (llis letters
wcro so niTcctlonnto and kind that her
doubts were nil beginning to disappear.
Ho had been hardened, absorbed; every
ncrvo had boon strained in his long
struggle, but now that tho end was
gained thero would bo pcaco. Yes,
and leisure for thoughts of others .and
good deeds and gentlo words.
Tho ono cloud in her bright slcyvas
Aaron. Sho had written to him once or
twice but thcro wns no reply, and ho
liftrpr f nlfillnri liln nrnmltn nt nnmlnr, .frt
seo her again. Jano was beginning!
uospuir, uut uiivo stiu wroto to ncraw
a cnconui strain, cogging ncr not
give up all hopo. Surely somoth
could bo dono for Aaron by and
and if Michaol still refused to e
to tho aid of his old frlond Olive;
solved to taico tho matter into hor
hands. In somo way or other Ad
should bo helped out of tho - sloughi
She was so busy with
w nam 7jr. kxi TTWumii c i
her ofchool offiocrd
thoughts anil hopes that although Mi, 0
wnru Ayistono camo several times
tho florist's shop sho scarcely noti
him. As in n dream sho heard his en
voico, ordering sprays of ivory
roses, and in n dream still sho wove'
floweni nnd leaves together. Sho
not know that his glance always turi
to tho corner whoro sho sat with 1
nftflv Plirlv tirnwftl linnrl lirtnf mta. 1
work. Sho did not know that ho nuu
gored, long at tho counter i la -tho vi 181)2.
hopo of Booing hor lift her eye's or ..,r, ,
hearing her speak. Another glfCl ' b ,
absolutely truo of heart would havo circulated
served liis frequent comings nnd goii
and havo drawn her own -conclu'slo ,. i i ,t
But Ollvo was under a potent spell. nul" l0cri"
At Inst, when tho days wcro sul una 27, 1892
and 'still nnd London was cmptySRcd Cloud,
IIo came, ns Jio had been wont to 'do.JL.1."
n Sunday afternoon and found Olivo In
tho parlor upstairs. At tho sltrhUof
him tho Wakos, husband and wife, dy
crootly yanlshod. And thoy said to
each other In confldonco'lhat they had
novor scon him look so worn and
strange. Ollvo, too, was struck with
this "strangenoss" and met hlra with
an anxloty that shaded her;jpy.
"Dear, you haVe workSA' 'too hard,"
shewed. , ZWfU '
Yet as Bhe looked athlmfagaln sho
saw that ho had gained jikcUilng by
tho loss of his fresh bolortitho pallor
gave a pew refinement to his faco. His
clothos, too, seemed to bo worn In a
now nnd oosior fashion. IIo moved less
stiffly and spoko more quietly.
"I bcllovo I should havo broken down
entirely," ho said, "If It had not beon
for tho sen breezes. Tho Battcrsbys aro
at South sea, and I havo been running
down to seo them." i
"Then you nro qui to intimate with
them now, Michael? Aro they nico
people? Is Mrs. Battorsby a good,
motherly woman? Aro ; thero any
daughters? Oh, I am 6o glad they nro
going to bo kind to us!" cried poor
Ollvo In her simplicity.
An uneasy look flitted across Michael'
into raptures on Bmau occasions," ho
remarked, coldly. "How is ono to nn
Bwer such n string of questions? First
of all, thero la no Mrs. llnttersby. And,
as Mr. Bath rshy is a fecblo old man
whose mind is fnlliug, I cannot got very
intimate with hint."
"Oh," said Ollvo in n disappointed
tone; "and thero is no daughter?"
"Well, yes, there is a daughter." Ho
admitted tho fact with a curious reluc
tance, "llut she Is a good dcnl older
than you are; andand you would not
find her a sympathetic person, 1 think."
"Then she Is not nice, is slus?" Ollvo
"I really don't know what you mean
by 'nice;' it is a woman's word."
Mlchui'l tried to smile naturally, and
only produced a strango contortion of
"But if people aro not sympathetic
thoy cant lo nice," persisted Ollvo un
wisely. "You think hor horrid, and
don't like to say so."
IIo Hushed angrily.
"I havo never thought anything so
preposterous," ho snid. "I only meant
that Miss llnttersby wns calm and sen
sible, and not given to romantic dream
ing." Tho speech wns spoken in a tone that
pained Ollvo deeply. She strove to talk
on as if nothing had hurt her, but she
was not able to protend a cheerfulness
that she did not feel. Michael had not
said a word about their future plans;
ho did not toll her that sho must soon
como to a new homo. Ho talked in a
vaguo way of changes at tho works, and
of old Mr. Bnttersby's uncertain life,
ntlfl snitl flint. T?1ivnri1 Itnttnrulii lnif.1
roublo and business. And then ho
suddenly got up to go, and gave her a
cold kiss at parting.
"When shall I seo you again, Mich
ael?" sho asked.
"I don't know. I wish I could fix n
day for coming," ho answered; "but
Edwnrd Is always wanting me, and I
nm so worried and hurried thnt there is
scnrcely tlmo to think. However, I
will writo If I do not come."
When ho had gone, Ollvo went away
to her littlo room and Rat down by the
bod in utter bowildermcnt. Tho per
son that sho loved, her promised hus
band, of whom hhe liad thought
hour after hour, what had be
come of him? It was not
tho old Michael who had just loft her,
but some ono with n different mnnncr
and n.cold heart. Success had come,
that success which had been so longed
for, and was this all that It had brought?
The window was left open, but tho hot
Lond6n n!r that camo In did not cool
her 'burning temples. Oh, to bo at
Enstmocn now, nnd feci tho brcczo
blowing fresh from tho old hills.
Undo Wnke did not like tho aspect
of affairs, und saw that Olive was look
ing pnlo and sad. Ho sent her to church
with his wife, and meditated over tho
stato of things without deciding on
what was best to bo done. It scemdd
to him thnt Michael was disposed to
draw back; but if it wero so, Samuel
was not a man to drag him forward.
Better that this rare llowcr should
wither on Its stalk, than that nn unwll
lingMiand should bo forced to gather it
to he continued. J
Writing tn tlm King.
At'Szanod, in Hungary, lives a poor
peasant farmer named Pcro llatl. Tho
destruction of the crops and loss of cat
tle had plunged him into difficulties.
Ono sleepless night ho conceived a novel
Idea and roso early tho next morning
and carried it out. This Idea took tho
form of tho following cpistlo: "To tho
Most Honorable and Well-born Hcrr
King: My cow Is dead with great re
spect I submit this and my noblo farm
wo that the
tho lust tsvo
bo rrqwrcd fo puss nn
A rttl.n.nl !. ft..,,.. .......
which it is carefully combed and freed
from Impurities. A machine called a
'slipper then tukes It up and twists it
out into white yarn. This is careful
ly combed again, and It Is then
taken Into another department, where
several small strands of this yarn are
twUted into ono lino one. Three of
theso aro thon twisted together nnd you
then havo six-cord thread, which, after
it Is bleached, Is ready for tho market
Anothor interesting thing is tho num
bering of tho thread. Every lady
knows the size of thread that sho re
quires for doing n certain pleco of work
but very few of them know how it cam
to be so numbered. You bee, when
cotton thread was first mado eight hun
dred and forty yards of it weighed ono
pound. This was called number one,
and if a pound contained just twlco
this number of yards it was called nutn
bor two, and so on." Chicago Times
Littlo boy pulls a reveler in a saloon
by tho coat tails.
"What do you want, Tommy?"
"Como homo, pa. Ma has been wait
ing, with tho poker for you for tho last
two hours.' Texas fill tings.
BOB FORD KILLED
Tim Ammmiln of .Jrn .Ismti Nlftln
CriTilr, Cut., tiy w Itrputy Hlirrirr.
Cukkdk, Col., Juno 0. Bob Ford Is
dead slnln without warning as ho
slew Jeso .tamos. Deputy Sheriff
Watt Kelly shot hint yesterday in his
own dance hall.
Ford, notorious over all tho land as
the kllh-r of tho most notorious bandit
of tho century, had been in this placo
almost ever since Creede camp liegan.
He camo with that influx of killers nnd
bad men that always comes to tho west
ern town that begins to Ikmiii and to
Ihi talked iilhiut. Ho recently opened a
ilntK'o hall of tho regulation type, and
un the strength of having shot Josso
James through the back of tho head,
posed much as one of tho worst iif bail
Last February In Pueblo Ford quar
reled with Deputy Kelly, who Is a kill
er and a bad man himself. It was over
a woman, this quarrel. Tho two had
hated each other ever since. Yesterday
afternoon Kelly was to bo seen loung
ing In the doorway of Ford's dance hull.
A man, whom no ono has seen since,
approached and slipped a short double
barreled shot-gun into his hands.
Thus armed Kelly stepped Into tho
dunce hall, "Hob'," lie said, holding his
weapon ready for action.
Ford was standing with his back to
Kelly scarcely live feet away. Ho
turned and as ho saw who had called
him his hand went for his six-shooter.
But he had no chance on earth. Kelly
had simply to raise his shotgun und let
it go. Ford's hand never reached his
The shotgun, heavily loaded with
buckshot, did frightful work at so
short a range. The whole charge
struck full In Ford's neck, tearing away
wind pipe und jugular. The innn died
Kelly walked quietly through the
crowd thnt gathered and gave himself
into tho custody of the slieritf. Last
night he would not talk about his dead
THE ALLIANCE CHIEF DYING.
L. r. l'olk Hnld tn Hk llsngnrouiily 111 In
Washington, Juno !. Col. L. L.
Polk, of North Carolina, president of
tho rtntlonal Farm
ers' Alliance, Is dan
gerously ill at his
residence in this
city. Mr. Polk has
been 111 for ulmut
ten days, suffering
, from hemorrhage of
the bladder, caused
probably by a tu
mor. This has
caused blood pois
oning, nnd it is now
$" thought there Is no
roue. hope for his recov
ery. His son-in-law, Mr. Denmark, Is
with him, and Mrs. Polk has been tele
graphed for. A report was' current last
night that Col. Polk was dead, but It
wus afterward denied
FIVE MILLION POUNDS.
FaUurn of tlm Oriental Hunk of I.nnilon
for That Amount.
London, Juno V. It was rumored
that a largo eastern bank was hi dif
ficulty and that heavy claims against
tho bank were lending. A rumor was
nlso current on tho .street that tho
Oriental bank was being nssisted by
other banks. Tho distressed bank, tho
new Oriental, was refused assistance
from tho Bank of England and decided
to suspend. It has a capital of $10,000,
000 and assets and liabilities amount
ing to $45,000,000.
Tho directors recommend tho deposit
ors to withdraw only 20 per cent of
their deposits In order to allow the suc
cessful reconstruction of the bank.
The suspension is largely due to the
depreciation in the value of sliver, to
tho consequent increasing distrust in
Orcnt Britain of investments in the
east, coupled with tho unprecedented
condition of trudo in China, Japan and
Australia, and losses Incurred through
the hurricano nt Mauritus.
Tho report concludes with the state
ment that steps will bo takon to protect
tho assets of the bank.
Tho immediato liabilities are believed
to amount to IS.fiUO.QOO.
POWDER MILL EXPLOSION.
A Fatal One Which Occurred Twenty Hllai
Cincinnati, Juno 0. An explosion
occurred nt King's powder mill, twenty
miles from here. During tho severe
storm tho machines in the curtridgu
house exploded nnd Archlo Urubbs,
aged SO, living ut Morrow, O.,
was instantly killed by a pleco
of iron being driven through
his head. Joshua Clootto had his
leg brokon and back Injured; Louis
Ludcke, arm and face badly hurt; Miss
Jlottlo Horner, prostrutcd by the
shock; Edwanl I). Bory, faco cut and
head bruised. Several others were
slightly injured. A bolt of lightning
struck ono of tho powder hoppers on
the top floor and ran down an electrio
wlro to tho cartridgo machines, Tho
fuctory Is a total wreck.
A Denial from Mr. Maine.
Nkw York. Juno 0. Tho World
day publishes tho following:
To tho Editor of the World!
IIosto.v, Wodnesday Krentng, Juno 8. Will
you plcoso stato In your column that It Is ut
terly falo tlrat 1 or any ono for mo, or In my
name, over ;uld or offored to pay Mary Nuvlnn
lllalno, or nny one for hor, ono cent or any other
sum for unv letters she holds. I have never
hcurd of the subject directly or Indirectly ex.
cept In tha newspaper. Kcnpeotfully.
JAMKS O. ULA1NK.
Interim! loiml Kzhlliltor.
Nkw Yoiik, June V. A meeting of In
ternational exhibitors was held hero to
day, und it was agreed to appoint an
agent resident in Chicago to represent
exhibitors from this city in the matter
of allotting spaco for exhibits ut the
Vuluulile Turquoiie IlepoiltH Found.
1'iiiENix, Ariz., June 0,Largudeposlts
of turquoise havo been discovered near
this city, and fino specimens have been
sent to San Francisco and other points
for testing. Theso stones have been
mined and worked by tho Indians for u
trr r a s
Thn Mortleiiaf Many of the Vlettftie M
Tltiuvlllo anil Oil City May Never lie
On. Citv, Pa., Juno 8. Yesterday
morning broke cloudless nnd tho sun
shlno helped to dispel tho gloom dv6r
hunglng tho valley. With daylight the
searching parties were again nt work
seeking for tho remains of the victims
of tho great calamity Sunday.
Mayor Hunt has issued a proclama
tion calling on all storekeepers, manu
facturers, bankers and business men to
closo their establishments so that all
may engage In tho work nueussiiry to
recovery from tho present condition of
That tunny of the victims of tho flood
will never lw found is certnlu. Tho
Bwlft current has carried many away,
the flames havo made cinders of others
and tho crumbling banks of the creek
have made thrir graves.
Tho list of tho dead as published does
not give tin adequato idea of tho loss of
life. In the portion of thu city which
suffered thegreatestdamngu there lived
hundreds of foreign laborers whoso
names nro unknown und who never will
lie found. In the same section there
wero numerouti children and of tho
great number only ten havo been found.
The problem Is, where uro all the rest?
Those who nro acquainted with this
section nt tho city say that scores havo
perished who will never bo henrd of.
These same eontlnuo to estimate the
loss nt 100 and others Insist If a com
plete record couhl bo had the awful list
would reach 200. i I
Yesterday tho funeral rites over tweu
ty-twti bodies of thb victims of the lira
nnd flood wero hold and never wero sad
der or mora Impressive scenes witnessed.
Up to noon tho relief cominltteo had
received f.l,n00, mnklng a tiftnl'so far of
about 915,000. There aro no young
children left orphans. Tho children
were the ones which must have quickly
sucenmbed to tho flood and lire," and not
a cane of a destltuto orphan child has
yet been reported. As a rulo death
camo to tho entire family, if not, tho
fathers, mothers and older children
wero the survivors.
Tho oil tank on tho Clapp farm caught
fire ngain last night and caused groat
excitement Some of. tho more timor
ous wero greatly frightened lest thero
should be another explosion, but thli.
trouble In not anticipated by those
familiar with tho place.
Titurvim.k, l'a., Juno 8. The 'cor
oner's jury yesterday morning" mado a
trip over tho ground where the llycs
were lost In Saturday's awful .disaster,
picking u'p information which may bo
of service to them when they como to
examine into this. calamity,, , . ,
Tho total amount of money' sub
scrllicd so far is'9U,7U0, but it will tako
more than a dozen times that sum to do
much practical good.
Tho aggregate money loss in this city
is now placed at (1,000,000. ',
It wns reported, kite last qvenlng that
ten bodies had been found ut Miller
farm, seven miles below" here; but tho
report has not yet been .verified. , Thcro
Is no questlou(thnt u number of bodies
nro flouting down tho river or aro
lodged somewhere In tho timber which
Is piled high up along thu river; bank
nnd on small Islands, which luivo been
iormed by the courso of the crook hav
ing beon diverted. The search' for bod
ics can only lie prosecuted by daylight,
as the electric plant has been disabled.
SAD DROWNING. j-
In Attempting .to Iteacue the Sou, tha
Father, Mother nnit Daughter f.oio Tlielr
I.lve by Drowning, 4
FoitKST Citv, Mo., ,Juno a yester
day (Stephen Shnlcr, a boy 10 yenrs of
age, was runnln'g across a foot brldgo
over a pond when ho fell overboard.
Ills mother and sister, tho latter a girl
of IS, witnessed tho accident 'and
jumped into the water to' rescue him.
Tho water was oyer their heads, and In
stead of saving tho boy .thoy found
themselves struggling for their own
The father, Stephen Shnlcr, was sum
moned to tho spot by the cries of his
drowning wife and children', and, al
though unable to swim at once jumped
into tho water. v
Tho fight for lifo only lasted a short
time, and when tho neighbors finally
reached tho spot It jW-v only la tlmo to
remove from, tho water, tho bodies of
father, mother and children. Flvo other
littlo children aro left orphnns by tho
accident , , ,
THE ELECTION IN OREGON.
Congremmen, State Oltlcera nnd the IcgU
lature secured by the Itepuullcan.
Poiitland, Ore., Juno 8. Tho first
fight in the political struggle of ttiVi
was held in Oregon yesterday when a
state election to choose two congress
men, two state officers hud the legisla
Herrmann, repubjlcan in, tho
First congressional 'district; is
elected to congress by 3,500
plurality. Ellis, republican, Is, dec ted
from tho Second district by about 4,000
plurality. Moore, republican, is elected
supreme judge by at leaBt 0,000 plurali
ty. For nttornoy-gcncrul the count is
not completed and it is still In doubt
The republicans control botli branches
of thu legislature. ,
Th Fresh of Lightning.
Srw.NFiKMi, 111., Juno 8,-Wra, B.
Weaver, a farmer who lived ncar'Will
(nmsvllle, this county, wus instantly
killed by lightning during tho storm
yesterday afternoon whllo driving from
the field. Tho two horses he was driv
ing were also killed, but three men with
Mm wero unhurt ,
White anil Dlaek.
MKMPais, Tenn., Juno S.Twocom
ailttacs of thirty, representing tho
whites and blacks of this community,
met at tho Cotton exchange to-night
to discuss measures tending to restore
Ihe era of good feeling between tho two
races. The situation hero has been
threatening ever since last March, when
three deputy sheriffs wero shot by a
negro mob while attempting to servo a
warrant, and a white mob, two days
later, lynched three of tho ringleaders,
llouco tho effort on tho part of conser
vative men of both races to como to as
andorstandlug that will insure- peace.
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