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ELEVENTH YEAR OMAHA , Til IIKS DAY jMOlWIiNOSEPTEMBERS , 1881 , NO. 6G
THE PULSE DROPS ,
Anil tlio President is Again Re
gaining His Strength.
Ho Has a Good Night's Rest
and Recovers from the
The Day Warm , but the Patient
tiont Passes it very
Bulletins from the
. . - -Coltujjo by tto Siosx.
NntlonM Associated 1'rew.
LONU BiiANCii , September 7. The
morning bulletin was received ns ai :
encouraging token of the president' ;
remaining vitality. Facilities for tele
graphic communication are excellent
and fully adequate. The listlesaness
of the Branch seems already to have
nfi'ected those who are nc.irest to ht
president. It was long after daylight
before there was ally sign of lifo out
side the president's cottage. The first
word was brought by General Swaim ,
who came over to Elberon as soon as
ho had arisen. Ho said the president
had had an excellent night. "How
did you sleep , General Swaim ? " asked
the questioner. "Bettor than for six
weeks,1 replied he , "and so did the
president , ' continued the General.
Further inquir- elicited the informa
tion that the president's fever was all
jjono by midnight.
Before that hour liohad some sleep ,
and after was nwako long enough only
to take nourishment. Between the
naps ho swallowed porridge twice and
was given ono onemata. Ho had his
sponge bath and fell asleep without
After each operation General Swaim
said that his sleep was of the right
' sort and added it would take a sicker
man than ho is to keep from enjoying
a good sleep in that room. There was
an excellent atmosphere and the nicest
kind of a breeze to st.irt in on.
It leaked out before the bulletin
i ' was issued that the temperature and
respiration were normal and the pulse
: lOli. There was no clamoring for
news ( about the hotel , but when , at
0:00 : a. in. , it was posted it was rev -
v cei'vcfl ' with the heartiest congratula
tions. Attorney-Gener.il McYeagb ,
who feared las ? night that the journey
. 'jvas toojniich tlio-president , wan
* very much encouraged , and voiced the
genera ! sentiment when , ho said :
i , "Sinco the president has shown y.Ual-
\f \ j ity enough to rally"from last night's
prostraticfn wo may well think he may
yyet-pull through " /
. * "Dr. Hamilton says tho'1presidont has
shown more vitality".than ' it "was
thought .ho roaidtunucp. . the . .circuni-
7 /caso'iS.now on' h-.good" basis""for JJr.
; Ocean to got in his work. " Dr. Boynton -
% ton says ho has no doubt now that the
president will continue to improve.
, , They 'oon bulletin is to bo omitted
/ because it is doomed unnecessary to
distrrb the patient for the midday ex
AT ONE O'CLOCK 1' , M.
The president is reported to bo
passing a < : oed day. lie has fully re
covered from the fatigue of yester
day's journey. The excessive heat
has some ollcct on him , but , his gen
eral condition shows improvement
TIII : urrjiovEME.VT
continues to-day. General McYeagh
will probably order the special train
away temporarily. All the members
of the cabinet are in good spirits this
LOKO BIIAXOH , September 7 Elbe-
ron 2 p. m. The president was still
doing well rt 2 o'clock. His pulse
when last taken was 101 , temperature
nnd respiration normal. His general
condition is looked upon by all his at
tendants as entirely satisfactory ,
ELDKHON , 2:30 : p. m The presi
dent continues favorable. Dr. Agnew
now has loft for Philadelphia , whence
ho can bo summoned in' three hours.
, A IIOT HAY.
The president's first full day at
Long Branch has been marked by extreme -
tremo heat und yet ho has certainly
made some improvement , The heat
has boon intense and until late in the
afternoon there was nothing but the
hottest kind of a land brcczo blow-
in" . "When it shifted to the eastward
there was not much ot it , and yet ho
was patience itself und welcomed the
change. There has boon Httlo mov
ing about hero to-day. Mrs. Uarfiold ,
Mrs. Ilockwoll and the young ladies
have their meals sent into the cottage ,
but the other members of the family
took their meals at the Elberon ho
tel. The cabinet ollicors are in the
west end cottages , and a largo Hag
marks each of the cottages occupied
by the presidential party.
'Ihrco iSjhowovor , little else to indi
cate , through external appearances at
Elberon , that the president is there.
The guard of soldiers is still main
tained , their touts being pitched in a
vacant lot beyond Lincoln uvonuo.
Pickets are stationed only about
Franklin cottage , and no ono is per
mitted to outer excepting these hav
ing certificates from Private Secre
tary Brown that they are of the pres
A HOIWUI. FEKLING.
A very hopeful fooling prevails.
Last night it was feared that it would
bo several days before the president
could recover from the cfi'ects of his
journey , while BOIIIO began to think
it was by no means certain that ho
over would , but , as the prundont has
so often said , u is always something
unexpected which happens to him.
Once quiet , however , ho seems to
have begun the process of recupera
tion. Before midnight an occasion
was oll'erod for an examination , which
ohowed that the fever had entirely
disappeared and the pulse was much
From that hour hi.H sleep was much
bolter. Ho slept longer at a time and
with greater comfort. At the usua
intervals ho was given liquid nourish'
ishmont and occasionally nutritive
enema. When ho look his carlj
sponge bath his condition \\rva found
to be fully as good as before ho lofl
Washington and the morning dress
ing showed that ho'had ' pretty well recovered -
covered from the fatigue of ycstor
day's journey. During the day In
Bcemcd cheerful and at least imagined
that ho felt better in the Long Brand :
air. Ho certainly held good the guii :
Hf last evening.
No solid food has yet been given
him here. The doctors have watched
him closely , and while they hardly
expect any marked improvement fet
several days , they hnvo been thorough
ly surprised by the recuperation of
last night , and are very well satisfied
with thu irosp6cls. fsccrcliiry Kirk-
wood wilt return to 'Washington to
night. Most of the cabinet olliccrs
have accepted an invitation to so rid
ing this evening. Mrs. Garllcld has
had several carriages and hoisos at
her disposal , but as yet prefer * to
spend nil her time noni" her husband.
Secretary Blaine says to-day that the
last of the cabinet will remain hero
until there is no room for anxiety con
cerning the president's condition.
TllR CAHINKT UEMAIN.
Mrs. Blaine will remain. The sec
retary considers the president's condi
tion to-day very favorable and feel
encouraged. We will send nightly
messages to Minister Lowell between
10 and 11 o'clock. Secretary Window
thinks there will still bo ups and
downs in the president's case hero the
same as there were at Washington , at
least for a time , until the president
becomes permanently affected by the
change ot air. Secretary Hunt and
Secretary Kirkwood nro also feeling
much encouraged by the bulletins
of the day. Attorney-General Me-
Vcagh says : "Tho president has not
been here long enough for any favor
able change to bo expected , but if
within a week ho begins to show n
marked change wo will feel almost
confident of his recovery.
Postmaster-General James is still
suffering from hay fever. He s.iysho
can not bo cured until ho gets to the
mountains , and ho shall not cro until
the president gets on a fair footing.
That , however , ho expects to be in a
Dr. Boynton to-day was questioned
as follows by the agent of the National
Associated Press :
"How is the patient now , doctor ? "
"Much better than last night. "
"Has he made a good start hero
yet ? " : - - ? * ,
"I c5.1i ! hardly say that ho has , but
ho is doing very nicely , V-Wo ? cannot
tell much about it until after 40 to CO
hours. " . " ' t " * ,
J'Does lie seem lo appreciate the
ih'angoT' . . ' . * " v ,
Obxyos. vlib-'Baw Warren 'Young
think ho. looked jjotter. Of course
he'said yes , and" tho' president con
tinued : "I certainly feel better. "
How is the gland doing , doctor ?
Getting along well and the wount
I think better too.
Then the whole trouble is his weak
That's just it ; but the recuperation
of last night speaks well. It certain
ly shows that there is a good deal oi
Garfield there yet.
"Then him better
you expect to got
ter ? "
"I think he is doing as well as wo
could expect , perhaps better , and ]
hope to see a marked improvement in
a few days. "
General Swaim said this afternoon
that the president had certainly held
all ho gained last night , and to him
seemed to bo bettor than in the morn
ing. "Just wait till this land breeze
, 'ives way to an ocean brceno , " said
Swuim , "when ho gels a sniff of good
salt air. "
Under the circumstances the even
ing bulletin was not an unfavorable ono
and on the whole gave general satis
faction. After the evening bulletin
md been issued the opinions of
several of the physicians wore obtained
and all scorned unanimous that the
day had been fully as satisfactory as
could bo expected.
Dr. Hamilton states to-night that
; ho exceeding hot weather has been
unfavorable to the president's pro-
; ross and comfort too. He says that
; hc evening bulletin is the most concise -
ciso statement of the president's situa-
; ion that can bo made , but ho is wili
ng to add that the case lias an ex
ceedingly favorably outlook.
Dr. Bliss says that the president is
gaining in more ways than ono. Ho
Iocs not pretend to say there has
jcon any marked change. Ho ox-
> ucts none for several days , perhaps ,
mt he sees full indication of better
hues coming. The wound and gland
ire both doing well , and there is no
evidence of anything wrong in other
respects except the extreme weakness
of the patient.
"Tins hot weather , " saysDr. Bliss ,
s no better for him than for you and
no. If we come to get a good sea
> rcczo to-morrow it will probably
niako some difference. " Ho flas , too ,
: lwt ho is perfectly satisfied with the
case to-night ; that ho sees nothing
discouraging in the symptoms , and
; hat the president is not uncomfort
Dr. Woodward commits himself no
urther in the way of op'nion , that to
ay that the president would proba-
> ly do better with cooler weather , and
hat ho is not dissatisfied with the
mwcss m.ido to-day. Dr. Barnes
ays that oven with the disadvantage
if this weather the president is
> cttor oh" hero than in Washington ,
and ho hopes ho will eventually bo
At a late hour this evening the
gent of the National Associated
VCSH had an interview with Dr.
Royburn , substantially as follown :
"Has the president gained any
ground to-day , doctor ? "
"Not a great deal.- " . '
"Has ho held his own ? "
"I think ho lias. Ever since ho
has had n ditforont air , from the wa ;
out , 1 think you can see n change. "
"Has ho fully recovered from th
fatigue of yesterday ? "
"From the first effects ho has , nnc
I think from the whole , t see no
reason to think ho was injured by the
journey. To-night's foyer is , then
not from faligue. I think that the
usual febrile rise and great heat nc
count for it. "
"Did the president suffer from the
"He did not exactly suffer. Ho no
ticcd how hot it was and spoke of it
but kept looking out on the ocean a :
if patient to wait for cooler brecucs.1
"Ho rallied from latt night's pros
( ration butler than you feared , did ho
not ? "
"Quicker , perhaps , but not bettor
I hope. That shows considerable vi
tal force yet in si ore , and ifu cai
have nice , cool weather now I tliinl
lie will uomo out all right. "
In further conversation Dr. l oy
burn Ftiid thub the stay at _ Loiif ,
Branch depended on thu condition n
the case. The president was anxious
to go to Mentor and would probablj
bo taken thei o as soon as ho wiw able
Ho would hardly bo able enough to go
on such a journey within two or three
weeks , oven if ho should improve rap
idly. It was best to make no plan
for any such case as the tutuic couli
not but bo obscure even though in
dications were good for plain sailing
There is a beautiful moonlight to
night , which called out a great miinj
people about the Uranch. The presi
dent's cottage was inspected by him
dreds. Ono of the White House
ushers has come on to guard further
Mrs Oarlield's privacy. Still another
io expected to bo added to the house
THI : THUTII OF THI : MATTUU.
The following dispatch was sent by
Secretary Blaine at 11 p. m. , to Min
ister Lowell , London :
The president has not gained in the
last twenty-four hours. His fever in
crossed considerably dining the after
noon , his temperature reaching 101
Ilo takes food without nausea , bu
without appetite , and hau nut im
proved in strength. The day is saute
to be as hot as has ever boon known
at Long Br.inch. Cooler weather is
reported from the west and a lower
temperature with relief to the president
dent is hoped for to-morrow.
( Signed ) BI.A.IXI : , Soc'y.
RETIREMENT OF SURGEONS
"Woodward ; Roylmrn and Barnes
Retire from President's Caso-
At a hito hour to-night the agent o
the National Associated Press re
ceived definite information that the
rumors about the retirement of three
of th6 physicians from the president's
case werciabout to , bo confirmed. The
information camo. direct from those
most interested , runl cannot bomis-
taken. . DrBrBarn3s.3Voodward anc
lcy.1)"u'nt > Bi3. atlrot ilre JfiuJ > irt
or the last time , and to-morrow the
early bulletin will contain the official
announcement of the fact that here
after Dr. Bliss will have full contro !
of the case with Drs , Agnew anc
Hamilton consulting physicians. Ono
of them is to bo with Dr. Bliss all the
time. Intimations of such an occur
rence have been given from time to
time , but it was not until to-night
that the fact was in any way estab
lished. Dr. Bliss stated that the
change was made in deference to
the wish of the president and not on
account of any difference between the
physicians in the case. Ife did not
think the president had any particu
lar reason for dsiring such a change
beyond a wish to have fewer attend
ants and more quiet. "Sickmon's
wishes , " said Dr. Bliss , "aro not al
ways easily explained. "
Further inquiry to-night shows the
facts to bo about as follows : On
Saturday last the event of the project
of the journey was being definitely
considered. The president said to
Mrs. Garfield : "What is the HBO uf all
the physiciins going to Long Branch ? "
The remark so impressed Mrs. Gar
field that she mentioned it to one of
the physicians , and they talked it
over together. Meanwhile the pres
ident had said that ho thought
Dr. Bliss will bo enough to
take care of him , with
Dr Agnew and Dr. Hamilton ,
to consult with him. Under the cir
cumstances it was particularly refer
red to Dr. Agnew for his advice. Ho ,
in turn , thought that the physicians
the president proposed to eliminate
ought to bo the ones to speak. Dr.
Woodward , it seems , was anxious to
retire and both Drs. Keyourn and
Sumccm General Barnes had business
in Washington which they could ill
afford to neglect. Sp the arrange
ment nbovo referred to was made.
LeNa BnXxcji , Sept. 7. Elboron
fl a. m.The president slept the
greater of the night , awakening ,
liowovor , as often as it was necessary
to KIVO him nourishment , which ho
took very well. The fever reported
In last evening's bulletin had subsided
by 11 p. in. This morning his tem
perature is noimnl and lie appears to
Iiavo recovered from the fatigue of
yesterday's journey. At the morning
IrcHsing the parotid abscess wivx
: ound to bo doing well. The visible
wrLs of the wound look somewhat
jotter. Pulse 100 , temperature 1)8-1 ) ,
respiration 18. The next bulletin
will bo issued at 8 p. m.
( Signed ) D. II. AOW.W ,
. D , W. ULIHH ,
J. J , WoonwAUD ,
It , Itr.viuntK ,
J. K. BAHNKH ,
ornoui. nvtiKTiit ,
Eunwo.v , September 7 , 0 p. m ,
Notwithstanding the exceptional heat
of thu weather , the thermometer is
only 01 in the preiidcnt'o bedroom
it ! ! : ! ! ( ) this afternoon. There wns a
) rcu/.o most of the day , BO that the
( resident wai comparativclycomfortii'
> lo. Ho has taken his nourishment
t'gnlnrly and slept at regular inter
vals during the clay. At 12:10 : p. m.
lis pulao wan 114 , temperature ! )8.4 )
nnd respiration 18. Since then there
iwj been nome rise of temperature ,
though less than ycstorday , and tin
pulse has somewhat diminished ii
frequency. At the evening dressinji :
the appearance of the wound jyas favor
able. At present his pulso' la 108 ,
toiiipcraturo 101 , respirations.
( Signou ) F. 11. HAMILTON.
D. W. Bussft
.1. W. BAWNRJ , .
J. J. WOOIVAUI > ,
r.t.r.vr.N iM. . IIUI.T.KTIN.
The president's fever hasjsulsidcd
and ho hns thus far passed aa Kpod a
night as last night. Jfy ,
BEATEN. \ .
The Republicans of San FrnuoUco
SiuTiir nn TTuoxnootcd ZJoTanl.
Special Dlsiutcli to Tim llr.K. v
SAN Fii.vNrisoo , September . - The
election to-day is supposed $ b bo in
favor of the democracy bjj 3,000 , ,
which elects the whole ticket , from
mayor down to school director. Pos
sibly two or three republicansuper
visors may run ahead onouqli to bu
elected , but nt present it looks'like
clean sweep. The causes for a republican
defeat are said to bo that the . milk
men , a now clement in politics , put
up the convention toshutout'lTiggins
and Chute ami then Higgins and
Chute shut out the ticket 'by de
clining to vote tor the nominees.
Races nt Coney Island Base Ball.
Natlonivl Asioomtcd 1'rcss. , '
CODY ISLAND , September j7.V-The
first race , one milo , was woii by Sir
Hugh , Monroe second ; . tinny 1:4-1.
The second race , milo atid.throc- ,
quarters , was won by Gricklor. ' Delia
second , Hindoothirdjtimo3:03J. ; ; : The
third race was won by Marchioness ,
Una second ; time 155J. ; The fourth
race , milo heats , was won by Bgunco ,
Daik secondJI The fifth racoBteeplo !
chase , short course , .was wm by
Frank Hart , Kato Long second ; time
LONDON , September 7. BoiXing is
now 3 to 1 against Iriquois in ffio race
Dr/ruoiT , September
o , Clovelanclo 2.
Niw : YOIIK , September 7. iIetro-
politans 8 , Atluntas o. > * *
NEW JERSEY'S HE ATEDTBRM.
Cattle and Crops Sufforluf * and
National AssopIatiSJ 1'ress ,
streams und ponds in Ocean and
Monmouth counties are dried up and
the spring are giving out. Cnttlo are
dying for want of water , and whore
water can bo obtained the pastures
are parched and dried up. Wood
fires in Alsion , Shamony and Whit
ings are spreading with alarming rap-
idty and only copious showers will
stop the work of destruction.
The heat at the Branch is oppres
sive , the thermometer reaching , as
high as 101 ° in the shade. Directly
on the beach at Barnegat tlio ther
mometer at noon was 105 in the shade.
At Freehold * ho thermometer was as
high as 100" in the shade ; also " at
South Amboy 107 ° , at lied Bank" 10-t .
The ocean is as calm as a mill pond
and the little breezes that come from
the west fool like gusts from a fire-
Summary Disposal of Tliroo Mou
Interested in Oglosby's Murder ,
National Associated Press.
DEN.VEU , September 7. Ton days
ago D. 0. Oglesby , city marshal of
Silverton , was murdered by Bert
Wilkinson , a desperado , while trying
to quell a disturbance in which Wil
kinson and two companions , Eskridgo
and a negro boy , had become involved.
The negro surrendered and the vigi
lance committee of Silvcrton hung
him. Wilkinson and Eskridgo have
just been captured and it is rumored
that they \vero hanged by the mob
- * -
CINCINNATI'S GAL A WEEK.
Cho Exposition , Soldiers' Ronulou
nnd Other Colourations-
CINOINNATI , 0. , September ? . Tlio
: ity is gaily arrayed in evergreens and
uniting , and the streets are thronged
vitli stiungois from all lillll ) of the
ountry. The exposition throws open
ts doors at noon. The present month
iromises to bo ono of the most busy
n the history of the city , Besides
ho L'spouition and massive conclave ,
hero is to bo a soldiers' reunion ,
which is expected to be the largest
inco the war , Odd Fellows' reunion ,
ml uomo dozen other unimportant
tuteand national gatherings.
Heavy Oil Firo.
'ntloiml Aiioel.itwl Trans.
BuADKoun , Pa. , September 7.
loavy forest fires raged this afternoon
icar Colovillo , the eastern jiortion of
ho oil district , two miles from this
> laco. Thirty to forty oil rigs , with
auks and oil , were consumed , CIIUH-
ng an aggreguto loai of many thous-
nd dollars. Tloportti received here
ro condieting , and it U dilllcult to
btain defmito information. Some
cports put the loss at fifty rigs. There
ro in not yet under control. It is
eportod that a ( iOO-bbl. tank full of
il WAS burned on the Kansas Branch.
'utlonal AfcMcluttd 1'ruix ,
Niw : Youic , September 7 , The
unoral of Lorenzo Dolmonico took
lace this afternoon at Stunn's church ,
'ho employes , numbering iiyo huii-
red were present in mourning. . . . * ,
Nihilists Making Things Lively
Again at St. Petersburg ,
Fours of nn Attempt at Sim-
of the Osav and
Austria Getting Frightened
About Her Navy and
Italy's Gi'owing Ma-
Tlio Pau-SInvio A | ltntinu Iu-
crotiolni ; by the Asslst-niico
of Russluu AKOU < H ,
.Vatlon.it Awxlatc-l I'rcts
LONDON , September 7. Admira' '
Sir E. O'Many , in a paper read before
the British association , says the Unit
ed States made it n point of honor ti
search for the missing Arctic explor
ing steamer Jcanetto.
MAiniin , September 7. The police
and detectives hist night broke up ; '
meeting of the Advanced Liberal
Democratic club , made some arrests ,
and will probably prohibit the club
ST. PKTKUMUUUO , September 7.
Telegraphic rules are being made
moro stringent , and correspondents
are closely watched. Ilanco IJarou
Kaneoter the the theater administra
tor , was searched on Sunday and
It , 500,000 roubles in cash found in
access of the assets shown by his
UEHUN , September 7. It is now
settled that the meeting between the
czar and Emperor William will beheld
held on board the iron-chid gun boat
PopciiKollcr , now lying oil" Now L'ahr-
wassor. Largo numbers ot military
and polic- ' have gone to Now Fuhr-
wasscr to take every possible precau
tion for the safety of the monarch.
Ominous rumors are afloat concerning
plots believed to have been discovered
tor the simultaneous assassination of
the czar and emperor. It is remem
bered that when the lalo chief of the
llussian secret police was dismissed , ho
\varnod the czar that ho know that
within two months the nihilists would
strike a terrible blow.
Loxuox , September 7. The Time *
in an editorial article this morning
Kiys : "No now wars or alliunccs oi
fresh departments in policy uro to bo
expected from the mooting of the Em
perors. The existing state of things
will bo reformed and Europe , aftoi
the interview , will bo pretty near
where she was before it.
now iron-clads. The courtvipws
with uneasiness the superiority of the
Italian fleet over that of Austria and
regard it as an imperative duty to en
deavor to make Austria a . match for
her neighbor at sea. The Austrian
government intends to make a deter
mined effort to remove the immense )
disparity at present existing between
the naval resources of the two Adriatic
VnifJNA , September 7. A newspa
per of Galicia reports the Pniislavunie
agitation carried on byllussian ngonta
to bo on the increase. The chief sup
porter of the movement is stated to
bo the governor of the llussian-l'olish
town of Siedio , who is accused of
sending largo pecuniary subscriptions
to the Philo-Hussian press and of
liaving appointed a Panshivanic agent
in every district of Galicia.
LATEST FROM APACHE-
Troops Bolni ; Moved Forward
Rapidly four Moro Mtirdors.
KAN FUANCIHOO , September 7. A
courier from Ft. Apachu found the
bodies of four men on the trail eight
miles from the fort. Troops sent out
to bury them recognized two us
mounted couriers and two as ierry-
men on the Black river at Armyford.
Qoncral Carr is scouting all trails to
locu'o the Indians , and 'places them
southwest while the citi/.ons report
them northwest of Rocky Canon. Qon ,
Willcox is at Willcox , arranging for
forwarding troops and supplies. Capt.
Jollroys , formerly Indian agent , has
ono out as commissioner to interview
the Apncho chiefs. The excitement
continues at Tucson and extermina
tion of the Indians is advocated unless
they are removed to the Indian Ter
ritory. In General C.IIT'H retreat to
[ \ > rt Apache the command made forty-
ivo miles in eleven honni , and saved
; ho garrison from capture ,
UP IN A BALLOON.
Prof. Kins' * Great Air Ship to Start
i'or tlio Atlantic Coast.
iftllonal Associated 1'rosa.
MiNNKAi'OUH , Minn. , September 7.
The great event of the week at the
lorthwoHtom exposition in to bo the
start Friday by Prof. Samuel King ,
) f Philadelphia , in his mroal voyage
o the Atlantic coast with his mam-
noth balloon , the Great Northwest ,
I'Jiis air ship is nearly ono hundred
eot high and two hundred
cct in diameter , and is the largest
contrivance of the kind over built in
The following persons will accom-
> any Prof. King in hia novel under-
aking : Winslow Upton of the United
States signal Hcrvico , Deputy James
Jroolman of the New York Herald ,
either L. Iloldcn cf the Huston
Journal , W. .1. Nichols of the CJhi-
ago TimcH , E. 11. Jolnmon of the St.
'mil Pionetir-PrcBS , and Oharlea M.
"orry of the Minneapolis Tribune ,
Virglnin'ii Polygamy Caso.
National AkWKiatul 1'rua.
ItioiiuoND , Vtt. , September 7. The
ese of Marvin alias Gen. 11. A. Mor
on , the polygamUt , was called in
court to-day. Attorney
Will asked for continuance until the
17th. Marvin appeared in his own
behalf and demanded nominal bail era
a month's continuance. As his letters
had been opened ho had no council
and could neither send nor receive
any communication privately. Judge
Richardson refused to give him any
special consideration ami not down the
hearing for September 17th.
Xxtloiml AtsoclntcO 1'rcss.
Nr.vv Youic , September 7.- Sailed :
Canada for London , Mimnchusctts for
Kottordam , Scythia for Liverpool.
. . --Sailed
yuKr.xsTOW.v , September - - :
Republic for Now Voik ,
llA.MUuiiu , September 7. Sailed :
Yandalm for Jsow Yoik ; arrived :
Westphalia for Now York.
Liviiiii'ooi , , September 7. Arrived :
Pennsylvania from Philadelphia , lloth-
nia from Now York , Malta from Uos-
Nr.w YOUK , September ? . A i rived :
Allemauia from Hamburg.
Xixtloiml Atsocl.itcil 1'rau ,
CiiicAdi ) , September 7. The Mich
igan Central railway and the Lake
Shore it Michigan Southern railway
began butchering oait-bouud passen
ger rated this morning by selling ro-
b.xto tickets to New York for SlO.LTi ,
Itoston yia Albany for § 11.o , and
lloston via Now York for § 10. The
cut is Haiti to bo duo to a misunder
standing between the Vamlorbilt
roads and the Pennsylvania , and not
because of a desire to compote with
the Grand Trunk. It is expected the
Pennsylvania road will soon follow
suit and perhaps drop the rates still
Ait Unfortunate Atliuis ion.
Xnllonal Asioclntcil 1'ros.i.
CHICAOO , September ti' General
Grant was hero to-day. Ho goes to
the army reunion to-mcrrow at
Uloomington. Ho made n brief
speech at the reunion of the 1127th
Illinois regiment ot veterans In an
interview ho said : "Tho republican
party of Now York has gone into
hands which will run it into the
ground before long , anrl then the people
ple may recognize how great a blun
der they made in throwing their old
and tried lenders overboard. "
National Aswchtul 1'ius.
WAIIASII , T.ND. , September 7. A
strange and fatal malady has broken
out among the homes. In the earlier
stages the animal in foveiinh and r6-
fused food. In the latter the limh.i
swell and ho is unable to move. Just
before death great woltn appear on the
sides , back and breast. The diseasu
runs about ton dayn. About 10(1 (
horses are sick in this city alone , and
there has been two deaths already.
Buisness nt the livery stables m sus
Arcnla , Ills , , Half- Destroyed by
National Assocltikxl 1'rcs.i.
AUUALA , III , September 7. The
entire west side of this place was des
troyed by fire last night , and the east
side only saved by the most stronous
exertions. Tho'jiro was lirst discov
ered in the harness shop of Hans Fay.
Between forty and fifty buildings were
burned. The most prominent of
which wore the Dolvidino house , Sul
livan house , McCormick machine shop
buildings , W. II. Muir it Co. , grain
ware hoiiHo , llobt. A. Ingles , grocery ,
and Illinois Central railroad property.
Loss is estimated at about $150,000 ,
insurance unknown. Thu lira is sup
posed to bo the work of tramps who
Iiavo overrun the town for HOIIIO time
[ ) ast.
Tlio Day of Pvayor-
S'ntloml Associated 1'rcM.
Nnw YOIIK , September 7. Mayor
GraCfOhan proclaimed , closing the city
departments and official work tomorrow
row , which gives the employes nn op
portunity to carry out the governor's
proclamation for Thursday as a day of
prayer and fasting for the president's
recover } ' , which , according to the
laws of the state , makes tlio day a
WAHIIINOTON , D , 0. , September 7.
For the upper lake region partly
cloudy weather , local rains and eiiHt-
orly wind , lower barometer and sta
tionary and higher temperature. For
, ho upper Mississippi1 and lower Mis-
lomi valleys partly cloudy wonther ,
ocnl rains and variable winds , shift-
ng to warmer and southerly , and
Going to Rotiro.
National Anscclatoil 1'rem.
TOUONTO , September7. Lull night
ilanlan iindllosri mot , and the latter
vunted Ilanlan to arrange a race.
Haitian declined and averred that ho
ntondcd to retire altogether from
> oat racing , and would accept no
nero challenges , Hin business re-
niiied his individual attention.
( atlonal Anboclatcj 1'ruui ,
CINCINNATI , Ohio , September 7.
n Monroe county , 'Jciin , , Elijah
Axloy and Robert Triplott fought.
Axloy struck Triplott with a chair and
ho latter stubbed Axloy to death and
A Firoumu Roasted to Death.
N'ntlonal Aisoul&tcU I'ruJ.
SiiitKVKrour , La. , September 7.
A railway train was wrecked by a cow
ioar St. Charlea , La. Arthur Hog-
em , the fireman , was pinned to the
> oilor and roaatod to death ,
Bishop Honni Pond ,
MiMVAi'icin : , September 7. IMshop
leiini died at the house of the arch-
) ishop in this city to-day.
One Organ , quite now , wilt bo sola
> n monthly payments , or runted to d
esponsiblo party reasonable at Ed-
lolm & Erickson'B ,
MICHIGAN'S ' HOLOCAUST.
Terrific Forest Fires Sweeping
Everything in Their
The Villages of luohmondvillo
Port Hope , Badtvxo and Car-
Eonvillo Wiped Out.
OvorTwo Hundred Families in
Sinilac County Driven
from Their Homes.
Thirty to Fifty Persons Burned
to Dontli ninl Mixuy Moi-o Ro-
jtortoil to Have Porishoil-1
National Aoaoc'ivtcil ' I'ross.
Dr.Titoir , September 7. The ter
rific forest tires in Sanilac , Goncsco
and S.iginaw counties continue to rngo ,
and are doing inestimable damage to
all descriptions of property in the
lirst mimed county. But ono house
remains standing in the village of
llichmondvillo. Nine persons were
burned to death Jolnmon Leo , Ins
wife and mother , Abal Thorn , wife
and son , two girls mimed Starko and
Walters , and an old lady named Borne.
In tlio vicinity of Carsonvillo , two
entire families were burned alive.
They were Mr. Doan , wife and four
children , and a family named Davis.
A mail carrier between Marlett and
Uadaxo is also reported to have per
ished. In Sanilac county nlono over
ono hundred families have been
biirncd out , many being obliged to tleo
to the lake to avoid being burned
In Gonesoo county the northern
and eantcin portion ino all ablaze and
trains on the Flint & Pore Marquette
railroad have in consequence been
baiuUineil. A family naicd Wilson ,
near Forester , Sanil.ic county , are re
ported all burned to death. The town
of Port llopo in almost destroyed.
B.ulaxo is gone , all but the court
hoitao , hotel , ono store and a church ,
runs IN ILLINOIS.
Yr.uoNA , ILLS , September ? . The
town of Charleston is entirely destroy
ed and the tires have gained such an
enormoiift headway that they can't bo
cheeked The people can only save
thouiBolvcs and witness the destine
tion of millions of dollara worth of
Dr.Tiioir , Mich. , September 7.
The forests are etill burning furiously.
The towns of Gharllori and Tyro are
totally destroyed. Uploy , Huron
county , is partially , at least , destroy
ed. Butluxo and Verona , Mills Co. , v
arot probably burnod.f/ The > roni"ains"ofy |
. - .
Jlodinald has 'been found 'dead .
well , fliilVocatccl. A farihly riaincd
Simula , of Paris township , Huron Co.
havu boon burned to death. An old
lady was also found dead.
It is thought that no less than thir
ty and perhaps llfty people have per
ished in the townships of Delaware ,
Mindcn , Austin , Sanilao county , und
J3inghaiii , Sherman and Paris , Huron
county. All in lost and it io a burned
desert. The crops were harvostcdand
nearly all has been consumed. Wo
must have help from outside cities or
many will perish. Send us aid to the
express agent at Mindcn or Forest-
The railroad tracks are burned and
also the telegraph polos. The correspondent
pendent telegraphs : "Igosixtoeninilos
to send this despatch. The smoke is
sliflirtg , and many are nearly blind.
There are no signs of rain. Every
thing is dry as Under. Other towns
will bo destroyed soon. The total
loss of property is not loss than $200-
000. Very little is covered by insur
ance , and few are able to bear the
loss without actual \uxnt.
The latest evening Nnws specials
confirm the burning the of Uploy ,
Elk Creek , lUohmondvillo , Uaduxo ,
Tyro , Clmrlcstown , Yersalia , Mills ,
and Dickorsvillo , in Sanilac and Hu
ron counties. Badaxo is county scat
of Huron county and there is nothing
loft but the court house. The latest
from the Saginaw valley indicates ter
rible Rcenos , but no loss ot lifo in that
region , but farms , barns , stock , lum
ber , c.imps , Ac. , are burning up on
all flidcu. An urgent appeal is made
for help for the refugees from llich
mondville , now huddled naked and
numoylosH nt Port Sanilac. They
were absolutely driven into Luke Hu
ron for safety.
THE TERRIBLE GLYCERINE.
'four Men and n Boy Blown , to Atoms
ems Near Bradford-
IJuADi'OKi ) , Pa. , September 7. fc. .
William Ii , Anton , Charles Hunt ,
Charles D. Grannis , Charles Crouso
and an unknown boy were killed by
an explosion of nitro-glycorino at
Sawyer City , three miles from hero ,
to-day. They were torpedoing a well
and hud filled a shell und suspended
it at the well. Ono man then hxedon
the poicussion cap which iittod tight
ly , Ho tapped it two or three times
with his bare hand when it exploded ,
exploding the shell. The four men
were horribly mangled and instantly
killed. The boy died shortly after
Mr , S. Lehman , Pouyhkoopsio , N.
Y. , writes ; I regard it a strict duty
.0 express my sincere thankn for the
beneht derivedfrom the uao of St.
lacobs Oil , For moro than a year I
biillurod so terribly from rheumatism
that I was unable to stand on u\y \ feet
) r uer : iy hands. The best physicians
whom 1 consulted , could only atford
mo temporary relief. J5y cnanco 1
saw the advertisement of St. Jacobs
Dil , and bought a bottle , The uao of
: ho first bottle brought relief , and
throe cured mo ,
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