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BED CLOUD CHIEF.
C. HOtMIR, PuUllthar.
TitK Swiss guards, u part of tho
popo'B household, urn to Ins dispensed
Thiikr Trench oIllcerBiindnlady'havo
hceu arrested as nplvit nt Myslowlt7,
Tlir. standard yard of America Is said
to bonne-thousandth of an Inch larger
than Its British parent.
Tin: Chinese, Japanese, Malays,
Siamese, Now Zouhiudors unit tho
North American Indians are all lieanl
lowC " , .
Duittnn tho first buven months of this
year'Franco Imported from tho United
States more than three times tho value
of goods sho sunt here.
ExoLlf-if medical mithorltles are com
ing to tho conclusion that tho smoking
of puns opliim Is not nearly so Injurious
to Chinamen as has 1een supposed.
MANurACTiriiKin of obituary monu
ments In tliu United States have tho
right to remove, their htindlworlc from
graves In tho event of Its not belii paid
for within six months.
Mns. El.,KN IlAimift. of Philadelphia,
who organized tho first woman's aid
society In tho country, soon after Tort
Sumter was llrcd on, Is living ut Flor
ence, Italy, ot nn advanced age.
It Is thought that tho widow of (Jen.
John A. Logan will be chosen president
of tho Woman's Relief corps at thu meet
ing In Washington. She has consented
to tho use of her name for this purpose.
Rannoch Loitoi:, tho flno country
place In Scotland now occupied by An
drew Carnegie, who leases It from Sir
Robert Menzles, Is thirteen miles from
a telegraph olllco and twenty-three
miles from n railway station.
I mi) IlRiifciiKi.i., tho now lord chan
cellor of Great Ilrltaln, and incumbent
of that oillco under Gladstone's lust ad
ministration before this. Is not directly
descended froln,tha great astronomers
who bore that name, but Is of the same
family. The Horseholls are of (ierman
Miifc A. E. W. IloiiKinso.v, of Musco
gee, I. T., bus completed the transla
tion of thu new testament from the
original Greek into tho Creelc language
Tho university of Ohio lias conferred
upon her tho degree of doctor of philos
ophy In recognition ot her scholarly at
tainments. Sin Gr.oitOK Otto Tukvklyan, who is
secretary for Scotland in the now Brlt
ish cabinet, is 11 lirphow of Lord Ma
cauloy, arid with his mother, who was
Macnuloy's favorite Bister, wrote tho
historian's life and edited his letters.
Lord Mucuuloy thought a good deal of
his nephew and, first und last, did much
Annk Hatha way's cottngo on Strnt-ford-on-Avon
is now national property,
mo jiruisii trustees Having taken pes
session of it. Sentiment does not usu
ally enter into real estate deals, and it
is thereforo Interesting to learn that
while the trustees paid JL'l.UOO for tho
property the father of the present ten
ant bought it fifty years ago for U15.
Notwithstanding, tho recent fuiluro
nnd disbanding of tho Galveston organ
ization, which was formed for the pur
pose of preparing an exhibit for Texas
nt tho world's fair, that state is likely
to bo creditably represented. Tho
Texas County Exhibitors' association
of Dallas, formed originally In tho in
terests of the state, fair, has taken tho
matter in charge and promises a tine
exhibit at Chicago.
A novkl fcaturo of tho Springfield,
Mass., street ear system Is tho letting
of electric cars to parties who wish to
hire. Tho price Is I'J an hour. It Is
convenient for a party to thus chartor a
car aud rido as far as they desire. A
car can bo run over any of tho lines, us
they uro under one management. When
a car is thus hired u sign, "Special car"
Is placed on tho car. Many have boon
hired this summer to run to different
points of Interest
I'noF. Huht G. Wii.ukii, of Cornell
university, recently sent to II, C.
FrlcU a copy of Charles Reado's "Put
Yourself in His Place," ".lust now,"
ho said, in a note to Mr. Frlek, "you tire
In a position to appreciate It Did mv
means permit It, 1 would have a supply
placed with union and non-union men
alike." In acknowledging the receipt
of the book Mr. Frlek said: "I read it
over twenty years ago and shall act on
your suggestion aud seo that n number
Cit.uil.KS SiiM.NKit, says tho Chicago
Tost, carried all his aristocratic tastes
aud associations with hliu Into the free
oil party in 1847. Ho became tho
scholarly, statesmanlike advocate of
emancipation, and yet it Is declared
that ho grasped no black bund in
friendship and remained always the
friend, but not the brother, of tho ne
gro, tho aristocrat to tho end of his
days. 'Warm personal friendships be
tween black and white men were most
frequont in tho south and In "uluvery
It in more than lldely that In thlc
country tho custom of granting ninety
sine year leases originated in the city
of Baltimore, where ground leases luivo
been in vogue since tho beginning of
the present century, but that tho prac
tice antedates that period iu England
by many hundred yearn is unquestioned.
It was, only a few months ago that u
floating, newspaper punigruph an
nounced tto cxplrutlon of a ODD year
leaso mode Swing tho reign of Alfred
tho C-reut , A more striking exuinplo of
4he stability o a government und tho
.-perfect legality ox' long term leasehold!!
ould not be given.
N)WS OF THE WEEK.
Gleaned By Tolograph and MalL
lTHHONAI. ANI IOMTlC.U
Oi:n. Pitixui:, 8M years old, n man who
was said to 1h) ii retired American army
ofllccr and a classmate of tho Into (ion.
Robert II. Lee, committed suicide at
Morley's hotel, London.
Cot. S. II. Itovi), minister resident ut
Sintn, arrived at Kan Francisco. Ho
was on his way to his home in Missouri,
having been granted leave of absence
on account of ill health.
T. M. Halt, of Philadelphia, 1h tho
new president of tho Irish Catholic Bo
Tilt: Washington Star declares that
Senator II 111 demands tho treasury
portfolio as tho price of his support of
I)il Dan.i:.. W. Shea, A. M.,Ph. 1).,
of Harvard university, has accepted tho
chair of physics in tho University of
Illinois, to which ho was called somu
Much dissatisfaction is being mani
fested In India nt the notion of tho
government In failing toolosa thomlnte
to tho free coinage of sliver.
Tub Canadian press, with the excep
tion of tho Toronto Mall, which thinks
there Is nothing sorloun, Is bitter in de
nouncing I'resldont Harrison's action
In levying a toll on all vessels passing
through Snult Sto. Marie canal.
Tiiur.nt.ooi), of Massachusetts, was
chosen president of tho International
peace congress, which opaned in Berne,
Switzerland, on the U'Jd.
Tin: queen has elevated to tho poor
ngc Sir Lyon I'luyfnlr nnd Mr. Cyril
Flower, nicinlxT of the house of com
mons for tho Luton division of Hod ford
shire. Sir Lyon IMnyfalr and wife will
sail for the United State.
Jakk Gai'dawi, tho oarsman, wants
to row O'Connor on some Amortcau
Tub reported retirement of I'resldont
Roberts, of the Pennsylvania road, is
denied by Vice-President Frank Thom
son. l)i:onoi!A Ha Fonsf.oa, the first pres
ident of the Brazilian republic, Is dead
l'UKNinr.NT Haiiiiihon has ucceptud an
invitation to visit Potsdam, N. Y.,
within a few weeks.
Coi. E. C Smki:i), chief engineer of
tho Union Pacific, is dead.
Gi.aii.sto.nk was olccted to Midlothian
Mit (i..iisroNR has sent a letter to
Mr. Labouchorc, saying that ho nlono
was responsible for not presenting Mr.
Labouehero's namu to tho queen, and
that his reasons for not appointing Mr.
I.abouehero In no wise reflect upon Mr.
Labouehero's public character or scr
vices. Giiiimany's now army bill provides
that tho whole people shall boar urms.
Thk Argentina crista continues. Tho
ministers state that tho present situa
tion Is intolerable and that I'resldont
Pelligriui must resign.
Sknatoiih Mills anii Coku, of Texas,
have both declared for tho Hogg ticket
A it.tition bus Iteeu presented to tho
London council asking It to stop tho
Mormon work Ixilng currlod on there.
Till: 2..0th anniversary of tho Uni
tarian church nt Gloucester, Mm.., wtus
A Br.ni.tN lieutenant mado slighting
remarks coueeruliig n club to which uu
artist and a sculptor of that city bo
longed. On being challenged to a duel
with pistols ho wounded one and killed
Tin: Amalgamated association has
lost Its strike Ugalust Hughen fc Patter
son, Philadelphia iron men.
Tim: German Krlegerbund will meet
next year in St Louis.
At Pittsburgh, Pa., tho crow of tho
towbout George Shlras, Including tho
ofllcers, deliberately stood by and saw
Fireman Cookas, who had fallen over
paid, drown without helping him.
The coroner's jury ceusurod them.
A hyhtkm of wholesale robbery on tho
Central street railway of Peoria, III,
has been discovered and half of tho con
ductors on thu lino tire now searching
for other jobs.
Thk Canadian Pacific is said to bo ar
ranging' for a terminus nt New York.
Judok McCoiiiticK, of the United
Stutcs court at Dallas, Tex., ban ren
dered a decision against tho Texas rail
road commission and granted an in
junction restraining them from making
unreasonably low rates.
Thk British steamer Roma, from
London, for llrlsbnue, has been wrecked
near Algoa Hay, Africa. It Is sup
posed everybody on board of hor was
Fnici) Sjiitii was killed by a llvo wire
at Pittsburgh, Pa, Ho was an employe
of a tiro escape firm.
A CLOuniiuitsT occurred at Koanoke,
Vtu, and within thirty minutes over
JlOO.uoo of damage had been done nnd
at least ono,llfo lost Tho business
portion of tho city, which is on low
land, was the principal sufferer.
Consul Osoah Williams at Ilavro re
ports an epidemic of Asiatic cholera ut
that place, with many deaths, and ud
vlses an Inspection of tho vessels from
that port arriving lu tho United States.
Thk Iron Hall is now in tho hands of
a receiver in tho person of James F.
Falley, a well known manufacturer of
Thk Lackawanna switchmen struck
nt lluffiilo, N. Y.j on tho U3d, puroly
out of sympathy for the other strikers.
It Is officially unnouncod that there
snot a single caso of Asiatic cholera.
In Holglum. All of tho suspicious cases
so far reported wcro merely cases of
Aftkii ,u conference with the heads of
other railway organizations at Huffalo,
IS. on the 'J4th, Grand Master
hweenoy declared tho switchmen's
A Nkw Yonic firm has ordered 11.000,000
in k" vmu jor snipment to Europe
Tin: convicts have Keii ordered t
iirf1jiikfl it li
returned to Oliver Springs, lman n,m
Coal Creek, Tenn.
Thk tivasury department haa prohib
ited the importation of foreign rnftH
lifter Scpteinbor.20 beeaiuo of cholera,
Gituiiai; Gould Is said to bo phmntn j
to secure control of tho Wnbash rail
road at tho next annual moctliii,
Titr. Otoes, lowos, Potieas and Osogos
nro dancing near Pone.a, I. T. Consul
erablo anxiety Is felt in tho neighbor
Thk striking bollermnkers nt Little
Rock, Ark., have returned to work
without prejudice, nt tho old terms.
A I'ot.tCKMAN named Price Is to bo
hanged in October nt Pino lititff. Ark.,
for killing u man whom ho was arrest
ing. A rare caso.
A HAiir was caton nlivo by a lynx In
tho woods near Saginaw, Mich,
Wahd nnd Franklin, train robbera,
were convicted nt Helton, Tex.
A qui:i:i( controversy as tho authentic
ity of supposed "cables" is going on
between the New York Sun nnd World.
At Richmond, lnd.,' Lylo Rodger
died from blood polnonlng. nis left
arm 1cgnn to rot, and finally his entire
system was permeated His physician
said the poisoning curao from handling
A MUMiiim of colored men of Chicngo
hate organized tho Northwestern Im
migration association for the pnrposo
of aiding and nsslstlng the colored peo
ple to leave the southern states and
find them homes in the north.
Hotii packing houses at Sioux City,
la,, have temporarily shut down.
Tin; state of Illinois has stiod tho
Louisville, New Albany A Chicago Rail
road Co. for 1240,000 taxes,
Tint saw mills at Eau Claire, Wis., are
A nr.PALCATioif, whloh it Is said will
reach 120,000, has been discovered In
tho office of Street it Smith, publishers
of tho Now York Weekly, and tho orlmo
has been fastened upon Alfred J. Price,
Tim Hritish ntoamor Atiglom, bound
from Calcutta to Englnnd, eapsiaed in
tho Hoogluy river. Thirty-two of hor
crew were savod, but fifteen are miss
ing. In a coal pit at Swansea, Wales, as
ten miners were descending in the cage
part of tho pit roof fell in and the men
wero caught under the falling earth
ami rock and seven crushed to death.
Tub stables at Southslde park, near
Columbtu, Tenn., were burned recently
by an jncendlary fire. Among the val
uable horses burned was Hosa Q., 3:V0,
valued nt 1.1,000.
A whiti: woman named Raphael wan
stripped and whipped by four men at
Now Iberia, La., "to reform her morala."
The supposed riillhina were arrested.
Ah a result of Grand Mnster Swoenoy
declaring tho switchmen's strike off ivt
ItutTulo, N. Y., ho was assaulted by a
man named Qulnu and severely beaten.
The crestfallen switchmen were greatly
mortified nt the collapse of the strike.
Gkktii: C.vnMo, an aeronaut waa
killed at the exposition grounds, De
troit Mich., by the balloon striking thu
high tower nnd knocking tho girl from
the trapeze. .
Skeletons of glgantlo staturo and
other signs of a buried city have boon
found near Proetorvllle, O.
A NEW French company, with a capi
tal of f.'!0,000,000, has undertaken the
completion of tho Panama canal
Tint differences existing between the
Union Pacific and Its mechanic wcro
It is said iu Texas that the commis
sion is only restrained from making
rates on tho Gould Hues and tho Suutu
Thk reported murder of four hunters
in thu Indian territory is suld to bo u
Hilly Ai-tko, ii well known prospector
of Idaho, will probably die from the re
sult oi injuries inlllclea by ravenous
buzzards. He was sleeping off the ef
fects of whisky und morphluo when
the disgusting birds attacked him.
A m:uiio uprUlug is reported at New
Tni'iiK was ti terrible b-ttlo foupht In
Vene.'.uebi recently. A hund-to-hund
conflict raged for hours, renultlug In
the death ot 1,500 of the combutuuts.
Thk Titus Salt SoiufcCo. manufactur
ing concern, Bradford, Eugland, U con
sidering h winding up, couhuquunt upon
the plush trade being ruined by the Mo
Kinlcy bill, us t.lUjfed.
PnKHinr.NT Hauuison met the old sol
diers at tholr camp ut Mttlonu, N. Y.,
on thu UtUh.
A shockino loss of life occurcd by an
explosion In a coal mine near Uridgcnd,
Glamorganshire, Wales. Of 110 men
only two wero rescued alive.
Two deaths from cholera at Gravcs
end h:i:i greatly ul united the English
health authorities. It was considered
almost ceruiln that the plague would
Thk steam yacht Waplta went down
In a gale off Colllugwood, Out Kight
lives wero lost, Including Hiram W.
Sibley, n New York capitalist ud
members of his family.
Sknatou Dawks has declined to be a
candidate for re-ejeetlon before tho
next legislature of Massachusetts.
Clkaiii.no house returns for the week
ended August M allowed an average in
crease of 0. 7 compared with the corre
sponding week of lust year. In New
York the increase was 4.1.
(ov. Eaqi.i:, of Arkansas, is danger
ously ill ut Richmond, Ky.
Thk trial of Ltzzlo Korden, charged
with murdering her father and step
mother with uu ux, has begun ut Full
Clifkoui) St. John, a militiaman, wur
accidentally shot dead at Des Moines,
Iu., by Horace Smith, another militia
man, who was handling a gun.
Cinnr .Tustick Iuvino, of tho First
judicial court of Maryland, Is doud nt
Thk drought in northern Mexico end
cd with unprecedented rains. Twenty
tntlro of thu Mexican Central's track
woro washed away.
Thk sawmill and other striker in
northern Wisconsin have all left for the
Dakota harvest fields.
Thk people's party has established
eastern headquarters ut lloston, aud
will put u full state ticket In the field
in every Ktato whoro it has organization.
Thk Nutlomii jhuik oi .-Mexico, as
sisted by merchants of tho City of Mex
ico, hasudvauccd tho government credit
to tho extent ot 000,000 without be
curlty. Thk product of tho northwestern
Hour mills tho post week largely ex
cccded thu sales.
NEBRASKA STATE NEWS.
IlANcnorT has voted In favorof water
Mils. Caul SciiiioKor.u, living seven
miles southwest of Randolph, wai
struck by lightning early the other
morning and instantly killed. She had
gone up stairs to get some Hour and
whllo there tho house was struck by
Tin: Wood river ilourlng mill, located
five miles north of Kearney, owned nnd
operated by S. Hearss, was destroyed by
fire the other afternoon. Loss, about
(3,000; no Insmmnce. The fire is sup
posed to have been caused by over
.1. 1). Ttritit, a German farmer alout
70 years old, hanged himself the other
afternoon at tho residence of his son-in-law,
Herman llclneman, residing about
five miles west of Pender. Ho was
found hanging iu tho woodshed by
I'ktkh Rank went Into tho cellar of
his saloon at Schuyler tho other night
and struck a match. Instantly tljeru
was an explosion of gns which had es
caped from a barrel of gasoline. Mr.
Rank was so seriously burned that ho
died soon after.
Mklhouhnk, the rainmaker, recently
attempted to produce ruin ut Grand
Island, fora valuable consideration, but
made a miserable failure. Not oven a
cloud "no bigger than a man's hand"
was produced. Ho throw up the sponge,
a very dry spongo at that
Anton Wksskll, ii farmer living
about thirteen miles north of Harttng
ton, met with u fatal accident early tho
other morning. Whllo driving to St
Helena his team became unmanageable
and ran Into a fence, causing instant
death. His body was found ncxtiuorn
lug by farmers.
CitAiii.r.s S. Tknny, a farmer living
west of Crelghton, was found dead on
tho public highway tho other morning.
Ho hnd toon to the post olllco for his
mall, und was returning home, when
he met his death. Tho verdict of the
jury was that he cumo to his death by
falling oil a horse.
Fmi:.n.s of .Indgo Clarkson, who
lately disappeared from Omaha, have
nearly all concluded that ho was not
drowned, us was reported, but took n
sudden fancy to play tramp, as ho had
onco expressed a deslro to do, und that
ho is now wandering about in a cheap
Bult of clothes with his whiskers shaved
At Omaha the other night Mrs. Annie
Swestka, a Bohemian woman, died
from tho effects of a doso of poison
taken with suicidal intent Tho causo
of tho act was attributed to stories told
about her by a married daughter, who
became nngry at hor mother for refus
ing to let her havo money to pay off a
YoitK county's wheat crop was never
known to bo better tlmn this year. Tho
largest yield reported is that raised on
tho farm of A. H. Test. Mr. Test
threshed from thirty-eight acres 1,900
bushels, making an average yield of
llfty-onc and three-fourths bushels per
acre. Several farmers have threshed
fifty bushels per acre.
Thk prohibition state convention met
at Hustings on tho ISth and nominated
C. E. Hentlcy, of Lancaster comity, for
governor and .lames Stevens, of Mer
rick, for lieutenant-governor. Mrs.
Hello Hlgelow was nominated for su
perintendent of public Instruction and
Mrs. M. M. Laiitou was chosen ouo of
tho presidential electors.
St. Paul was recently much excited
over n fracas lu which H. D. Smith, of
tho Press, attempted to shoot .1. G. P.
Hlldebrand. It appears from reports
that nn unsettled account between ex
Editor Hlldebrand and Mr. Smith
brought on u controversy in which lire
nrina wcro used. Tho Interference of
friends prevented anything serious.
Ilr.NHY Hanson, a German 23 years
old, committed suicide the other morn
ing at his homo two miles wes,t of Pen
der. He was found iu a shed with u
bullet hole in tho center of his fore
head. Ho had been sick for several
years anil hud
been lu Oregon for some i
time for his health, only returning a!
few davs nrcvious to klllliiff himself,
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clogged and Wurz went In front of it
to clean It out Tho horses gavo a sud
den start and tho needle camo over,
striking him between the shoulders and
going clear through his body. Ho
leaves n wlfo and young child.
Ari'LlCATiONH havo been mado to tho
reunion eommltteo at Grand Island
from vnrinus portions of the state for
quarters for moro than 12,000 veterans,
members of tholr families nnd friends.
Tho domnnd for booth privileges Is also
moro active than over before aud every
thing indicates an attendance of at least
twenty-flvo per cent over that of any
previous year, and tho eommltteo has
found It necessary to Increase tho tent
order to a very considerable extent
Two supposed small-pox patients con
fined in a tent near Lincoln attacked
one of their three guards whllo tho
others wero asleep tho other night,
beat him Insensible and escaped. Tho
mon wero token ill while confined In
tho county jail on three charges of
burglary, and were manacled together.
It transpires that each had rubbed
himself with croton oil and eaten soap,
successfully fooling tho doctc:, who
pronounced it small-pox. The guard,
J. F. Adams, was in a critical condi
tion, his skull isslug fractured, Thoy
woro subsequently arrested, after hob
bling eighteen miles. '
W. II. IitviNi:, confined in tho jail at
Lincoln for tho murder of Hanker Mont
gomery last May, is reported to bo very
111. Tho other night he received a tele
gram announcing tho death of his
father nt Marion, lnd, as nn indirect
result of tho tragedy and ho broke
down completely, cried like a child for
hour, and was seriously ill with brain
Thk other day whllo hanging up a
quarter of beof Orrln Andrews, a Syni
cuso butcher, slipped from tho chair on
which hu was standing aud caught his
wrist on a meat hook. Ho remained
suspended until his younger brother
could secure It-dp to take him down.
Thk other day Herman War, resld-; not ui me uugnes sieei woniH aim cor
ing near Kearney, was fatally injured lleries near Mariupol, originated in the
by being caught with tho needle of a J ungur among tho lower classes by the
self-binder. Tho machine beenmo ' precautions taken ugalnst cholera. A
Appnlllnff Loss of Llfo Dy Explosion
In a Wolsh Colllory.
ONLY TWO OF TUB MEN RESCUED.
Wreck of i l'lrnsnro Yncht In tho lporliii
Itnr nnd Death or Mlltlotmlm Hittley
and 1IU rnnilly ami
Lonpon, Aug. 27. At tho Park Slip
tnine, near Hrldgton, in Glamorgan
shire, Wales, this morning, soon after
tho day tdilft of 1.10 minora had gono to
work, an explosion occurred and caused
the earth and rock to fall. Tho mouth
of the pit was closed boforo any men
hnd cseaecl and it is fenred that thoro
will be great loss of life. HuudrodM of
the miners iu the vicinity volunteered
tholr services for relief work.
At 0 o'clock this evening a rescuing
part' asx-ended to the surface bearing
with them two men whom they had
found near tho bottom ot tho pit Hoth
men wore badly burned and uncon
scious. The physicians hold llttlo hopu
of thulr recovery.
Shortly after theso men wcro brought
up flume from the burning pit ascended
nnd set lire to the structures at the pit
head and nil hopo was abandoned.
Those who escaped death In tho oxplo
hIoii have certainly been suffocated or
burned to death. The disaster Ls ouo
of tho worst that Iuih occurred lu tho
mining district for many years.
A l.iike llrtr.
Saoinaw, Mich., Aug. 27. Tho stenm
yacht Wapita, which left hero two weeks
ago on a pleasure trip, is reported lost In
Georgian bay. It Is said that she went
down In a gale yesterday near Colllug
wood, Out, and that eight persons on
board wcro drowned.
On board were Hiram W. Sibley, n
New York capitalist, his wife, son and
daughter and two ladies of Rochester,
Cnpt. Ellsworth, tho engineer, fire
man and cook aud one other person
were saved. Tho yncht belonged to
Isaac lterlnger, u partner iu lumbering
of Mr. Sibley.
Two years ago the yncht was built In
Cleveland at a cost of JUS, 000, and was
then named Straight Away. After
coming into the possession of Mr. Hor
Ingcr It was then mimed tho Wiipltn.
Sibley and Herluger have largo pino in
terests in Michigan and Canada, tholr
headquarters being in this city. Tho
captain and engineer of the ill fated
boat are from thifi city, while tho eook
nnd fireman are said to havo been
Bhipped at Mackinaw.
Luter news In regard to tho wrecking
of the steam yacht Wupltn Isns follows:
George Sherman, eook on board tho
yacht Wupltn, telegraphed from Col
llngwood, Ontario, to-day: "Rout
wrecked; two of tis saved, all tho rest
Tho Wapita loft hero about ten days
ago on a eruiso up thu hikes. She had
on lKMird II. W. Sibley, millionaire cap
italist, of New York, his wife, son,
daughter und two lndv friends, Miss M.
H. Pond and Miss F. W. Durbln, of
Rochester, N. Y. Tho crow was com
posed of ('apt. JtimcK Eldrldgo and En
gineer Walter A. Henry, of this city;
Jeromo O'llnre, deck hand; fireman,
namo unknown, and George Sherman,
cook, who was shipped at Mackinaw.
The yacht left Muekluaw on tho 2lst
for Georgian bay, and Is reported to
have gone on tho rocks where it wont
Mr. Sibley was 45 years old nnd a son
of the late Ilirum V. Sibley, of Roches
ter, N. Y. For a year or so p-ir.t ho has
resided in New York city. Ho was
largely Interested with Isaac lterlnger,
of this city, in pine lands and lumber
and in 'mining property in Mlnuesota,
as well us in real estate in Saginaw.
SniiRitlnnry Cilllloiis In llulii (Ivor Choi
oru 1'rerautloiiH Several Jew .Muf
St. Phtkhmiuiki, Aug. 27. Tho recent
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mob stoned policemen who woro taking
n woman to a hospital, and a detach
ment of Cossacks was dispatched to pro
tect the police. The mob resisted thu
.Cossacks with stones, cudgels und iron
rails, one officer being knocked from his
horse and severely Injured. Tho Cos
sacks utt acked tho people with swords
and flcrco flghtlug ensued, 200 rioter
aud twenty soldiers being disabled.
The crowd then attacked tho hospital.
Later in the evening tho mob excited
by drink tried to set fire to thu village.
Tho rioting was resumed next morning
when a mob of 10,000 terrorized tho
village, killing several Jews. Thoy
burned a village inhabited by peo
ple employed in tho Hughes works,
their lives being spared. Tho damage
amounts to several million roubles.
Order was not restored until tho third
day, when two regiments and a battery
of artillery arrived on tho sceuo. Thu
agitation continues and is spreading to
tho mining districts. Further troubles
A Chicago Improvnmrnt.
Chicago, Aug. 27. Tho North Sido
street car system is aliout to abandon
the hone as a motive power and adopt
the Helglan steam motor. Several de
vices for rapid transit havo been tried
lately, umong which are underground
electric wires, the Connolly gas motor,
tho Helgian steam motor and others. In
tho Helgian motor President Yerkes be
lieves ho has found tho practical solu
tion of rapid transit and thu company's
present horso enr lines will lio equipped
with engines tin fast an they can bo
Senator D.iwes hii6 declined to Ikj n
candidate for re-election before tho next
legUluturo of Masaachusetts.
Tho Ninth Missouri democratic pri
maries went In favor ofClurk as against
Gov. Eagle, of Arkansas, is danger
ously ill ut Richmond, Ky.
TRYING TO GET HOME.
The Cholera flritre tlniHlrifr Amrrleaa
Tourlut to Mnko u llinh For If omn How
nn OiiMircnk Would Altrct tho World'
Wasiunotok, Aug. 20. "Not a steam
er hailing from tho continent of Europo
will bo permitted to enter an American
port until after her passengers havo
been rigidly Inspected and hor b.iggajfo
thoroughly fumigated," said tho soe
tary of the treasury yesterday.
Quarantine hn been established all
along the Atlantic ccaat and every pon
Bible precaution K being taken to pre
vent tho introduction of cholera into
the United States. It is learned that
tho Hrltish steamship lines refuse to
take any passengers for tho United
Stotes from the continent und no Ger
man jr French Bhlp from tho Infected
ports la permitted to touch at ltrltlh
Westward bound steamers from Great
Britain arc reported to have their sa
loon and eeeond cabin accommodations
ngaged to their utmost capacity for
Mouths ahead and many Americana who.
Bailed for Europe a few months ago in
UU) rooms are only too glad to got ac
commodation Ui tho steerage on tkwir
It la believed that tho precautions
now being token In Portland, Boston,
New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore
will rwult in keeping cholera from our
shores this year, but It will surprise tho
ofiiclals oi the murine hospital sorvieo
if the great influx of visitors in 1SUC is
not followed by an outbreak.
WOULD 11U1N TOR WOllLD'fi I'AUt.
Chicago, Aug. 20. Dr. W. F. Rollly,
secretary of tho Btote board of healtli,
says that If tho disease should secure a.
foothold In this city it would meoa
practical ruin to tho world's fair; that
one or two caseu would bo almost as in
jurious as a great many, as visitors,
would fear ite rcappcaranco next year.
An Indignant KnUelim'tn Strike Ornnd,
Mnttrr Swwny Kor Orilorln-tl strlko
OIT-A nittrr Ft-4-Uoif Ilnvoloprd.
BurrALo, N. Y., Aug. W. Tho caU
ing off of the switchnicn'a strike has
caused much ndverso comment muoug
Sweeney's nctlon waa received with
maledictions by most of the strikers,
nnd when he nppeared on tho street
ho was surrounded by a crowd
of switchmen, who demanded that
ho declare a general strike from
New York to Chicago. Worda
ensued and Switchman Qulnn, of tho
Nickel Plate yards, struck Sweeney a.
ferocious blow, kuocklug him down.
Blood llowed iu a stream from Swee
ney's nose. Quinn then got his leader's
head ugalnst a telegraph polo and
punehod und pounded him until pulled
Mr. Sweeney had his wounds dressed
in a drug store. A number of strikers
ussuwbltid on the sidewalk in front of
th place nnd threatened to do further
violence to the grand master. Sweeney
was frightened and tho police disporscd
the crowd. A bitter feeling against
Sweeney has developed among tho late?
strikers, who consider that they havo
bu duped und betrayed by him.
It was stated vaguely hist night
tliut tho men who would havo had
thu fight maintained are in meutlng in
somo null down towards liast Buffalo,
nnd there are suggestions even that
thoso men wish, without knowlnp; just
how, to open up the strike again upon
tholr owu responsibility.
i:iortlon of l'yttilau .Siiproinit OlllrrrK-Sn-prrme
l.ixlijo l'lniim in Tho SUturhoud
Kansas Citv, Aug." CO. The supreme
lodge of tho Knights of Pythias of the
World elected this afternoon tho fol
Supreme Chancellor William Worthi
Bluckwell, of Kentucky.
Supreme Vice Chancellor W. B.
Pii'chie, of Ohio.
Supremo Prelate E. T. Blackmer, of
Supreme Master of Exchequer S. J.
W 11 ley, of Delaware.
Snpreme Keeper of Records and Scab
R. lu C White', of Tennessee.
Sprucme Master-at-Arms .1. II. Lyon,,
Supremo Inner Guards-Aaron B. Gar
dinier, of New York.
Supreme Outer Guard John Thomp
son, of Washington, I). C.
BUl'IIK'Ii: I.ODGK FINANCKS.
Kansah Citv, Mo., Aug. U0. Supremo.
Master of Exchequer S. .T. Willey, K.
of P., boa prepared for thu consideration
of tlw supreme ledgo a report showing
tho financial condition of tho order. It.
gives Uio following tablo of compari
sons, showing the conservative man
agement of supreme lodge Uuunccs:
lUlivnce on hand April I, 18.., 8U,73r 48,
Utiluuce on Imnd April 1, 189 lH,fivr 80
ll.lanceon band April t, ItMO CT.lOi S3
UaMuoe on bund April 1, 1891 15,811 00)
UiUiiueo on Imnd April 1, I'M 68,191 03
ltiiluuoe on Lund July 1. lbJJ Ti.Wfl 3
Of wlilch amount tliero 1 Invested at 4
pr cnL at to doys' call M.OK) fO.
CiiBh in hands of S. M. of K .,.,,8.M S3
Kansas City, Ma, Aug. 20. The
Pythian sisterhood elected tho follow
ing officers for tho ensuing two years:
Supreme chief, Mrs. Hattlo A. Robinson,,
of Dayton, O.; supremo senior, Mra.
Sarah J. Goff, of Central Falls, K. I.; '
Bupreme junior, Mrs. II. W. Dodd, of'
Fort Mudlsou, la.; supremo mistress of
records and correspondence, Mrs. M. D.
Wood, of Kansas City, Mo.; supremo,
mistress of finance, Mrs. Emma Bacon,,
of Canton, O.; supreme manager, Mrs.
Alice BloKsoin, of Minneapolis, Minn.;.
supreme protectress, Mrs. Salllo Yoolf
of Sau Francisco; supremo guard, Mrs.
Anna Hammond, of Boston.
Old .Toe Shook.
VAbSAii, Mich., Aug. 20. Josoph.
Shook, of this place, cannot be per
suaded from walking to the Grand Army
encampment In Washington.' Ho is ST
years of age, nnd ho must uvorago
twenty-five miles a day to accomplish
tho crazy feat. Ho will carry ii Bilk
flag with tho following inscription:
"Joseph Shook, uged 87 years, company
D, Forty-fourth regiment, Indiana vol
unteers. Gen, W. T. Sherman poet, No.
410, Vassar, Mich." If any thlag should
befall him on tho way people aro
requested to notify tho post in Vassar,
and assistance will be bent to thu old
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