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   Fort Wayne Gazette, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1885, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               VOLUME in-NO. 16. THE DEAD TYRANT. The Guatemalan Dictator and Central American Usurper Killed in Battle. A Complete Victory Over Barrios and His Followers at Chalchuapa. FORT WAYNE. IND.. SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 5, 1885. The Russians Bager for a Speedy Settlement of the Frontier Difficulty. The Ameer of Afghanistan to be a Gaeat of the British Crown. General Wolseley's Medical Re- Effects of the Heat. FOREIGN. BRITAIN. By Bennett-Mackajr Gable to the GAZEMK. LONDON, which are received from Earl Dufferln, the Brit- ish viceroy of India, indicate that the negotations in progress at Rawal Pindee are satisfactory to the Indians and apparently, to the British, but they also indicate that the negotiations tend towards a joint military alliance be- tween England and the ameer, that their Very success may be accepted by Russia as a menace. The Earl of Diif- ferin, for instance, to-day reports that the ameer has obtained from India a special subsidy for the maintainance of an Afghan garrison at Herat, of suffici- ent strength to insure the integrity of that entire district. In addition to this it has been decided to give Abdurrah- man the service of an English officer to superintend the work of constructing a series of fortresses which have been decided en a line of defense along the northern course, it is stipulated that those fortresses are to be garrisoned and defended by Afghans exclusively, but Russia may find cause for irrita- tion in scientific and professional mili- tary aid openly and officially given by England. AgiiuLord Dufferirx reports that, on the part of Great Britain, it has been agreed that tho English shall construct a railway from Bolan to Candahar and a military road from Candahar to Herat and in addition to all this, link and line the fortresses be- tween Herat and Candahar to- Russia, whatever her vlttaute object may be, is trying to gain time. General Wolesley has forwarded to the war office a significant report made out by the medical staff attached to the Khartoum expedition. The sub- ject of the report is the results of ex- posure to the desert heat to the British troops stationed along the borders of SoHdan. The report states that if the present British military station in Son- ant be uaiintaiaed, fully half of the reops will die, disabled by heat, before the arrival of autum. The whele tone of this peculiar report, which was undoubtedly directly in- spired by General Wolseley himself, 'indicates, that the decision having been reached to that effect, the public is being prepared to witness an early withdrawal of the whole British foice from Soudan to Egypt and complete an abandonment of the Nile-Khartoum expedition. FRANCE. PARIS, April extreme left, in accordance with the unanimous re- ports from the local sections of the party, to-day decided to proceed with the impeachment of the Ferry minis- try and agitate the subject of a cessa- tion of operations in Tonqnin for the THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. The Killing of Barrios Denied by the Guatemalan Minister. All Communication Between Btttleford and the Canadian Government Cut off. The Rowan County, Ky., Mobs Factions in Consultation. About eighty drummers were nomi- nated for the legislature. Jos. Mnl- batton was nominated to represent Grayson county. The Rowan county war is supposed to be ended. A Cour- ier Journal special says the people of Morehead signed an agreement to keep the peace and Toliver dismissed his band and most of them left the place. Committees from both fac- tions met Adjutant General Castleman in Louisville j to-night for the purpose of settling the trouble and were in session when tbe news from Morehead was received here. SLOWLY IMPROVING. The Life of General Grant Prolonged for Another Day. Miss Swift, the Chicago Pension Agent, Requested to Resign. INDIANAPOLIS. She Refuses, and Writes Letter to President Cleveland. WASHINGTON. conclusion of a treaty of peace with China. The Republican union resolved to advocate an energetic defensive action of the French in Tonquin and support the Ferry policy. CENTRAL AMERICA. WASHINGTON, April Peralto, minister from Costa Rica, received a cablegram from the presi- dent of San Salvador, of which the fol- lowing is a translation: SANTA ANA, April 4. To Peralto, Washington. Barrios was killed at the battle of Chalchuapa. A complete victory. Long live free Central America. (Signed.) __ ZALDIVAB. KOYFT. DONQOLA, April from the rebel army at Khartoum report heavy fighting between the El Mahdi and a portion of his army, which wishes the campaign to close. Mahdi was severely handled and compelled to retreat. To the Associate 1 Press. LONDON, April Pall Mai Gazette, states that the reply of Russia to England's proposal concerning the Afghan dispute is most conciliatory. The IVuaaluiut ntoU j.i-i would commence the work of setWtng the frotitior f a soon as possible. LA LtBERTAD, via San Savador, March 4. hostilities between Guatemala and the allied republics has been aua- A Denial ot the Reports tft tbe Killing of Barrios, of Central America, By Telegraph to the GAZETTE. WASHINGTON, April Post to- morrow prints an interview with Senor Abartres, the Guatemalan minister, who says he does not believe tho re- ports of the death of Barrios and of the victories of the Salvadorian troops. He said there was but one cable to Central America and that is in the bauds of the enemies of Barrios and his cause and they were manipulating the wire to suit their own interests. He said farther that Barrios has about mon with him and could easily get as many more, as the people of the Central American states are in hearty accord with his efforts to secure a union. GRANT'S CHARACTERISTICS. gether by a telegraph system. The cabinet at council to-day ap- proved of tho agreement made between tho araeer of Afghanistan and tho earl of Dufforiii. Abdurrahman's express- ions af a desire to visit England, hav- ing been reported by Lord Dufferin to the home government, the viceroy has been instructed to invite the amoer to come to London as a guost of the crown. The cabinet al its session this afternoon had under consideration the acceptance of England's proposals con- cerning tho Afghan boundary lino as sent to Earl Granyillo, the British for- eign minister, by Priina Minister de Giers, for Russia. Tho Russian re- sponse cannot bo deemed a complete acceptance OT anything more than a provisional acceptance. M. do Giers in answer to Earl Granville's proposal that Russia agree to confine the dispute between the two powers to a zone, in- cluding all tho debatable points, and to be called the Zone of Survey, as de- limited by England in the proposal, agrees to do so, provided tho zone southwards to tho foot of Parapamisan range of mountains. This request on the part of Russia, literally translated, means that Russia will consent to limit the discussion to a zone contain- ing all the points admitted by Eng- land as debatable, provided this ssono is so extended as to include all the ter- ritory which Russia desires to make debatable. The British government has also re- ceived reliable information to the effect that there has bean recently an im- mense increase in the number of Rus- sian troops in Turkestan. Those latter estimated with the troops already stationed in line between Baku and Sarakhs, aggregate at least The nature of tho response from M, de Qiers to the English proposals makes it necessary to prolong the period of the correspondence between the two powers on Afghan ques- tion, as the joint commissioners ap- pointed by England and Russia to meet and adjnst tho Afghan boundary within tho lines agreed upon by tha disputants cannot moot or begin their work' until tho .ssono of debate limited by the principals it follows that pended, and an armistice of one month's duration in announced. The legislative assembly of Guatemala has annulled the decree promulgated by President Bar rioa for tho union of the Central Amer- ican states. JM. A ByTelcgniph to the UAZKTTB. YOUKOSTOWN, O., April B. Blott, of North Jackson, this county, confessed to the forgery of two notes, aggregating now held by banks in Salem aud Warren, Ohio, and signed the name of his father aud brother. He has been regarded as an upright man aud is a deacon iii iniarch. Water. By Telegraph to tho WILUAMSPOBT, Pa., April river is now over thirteen feet above low water mark. The big dam above Loekhaven is expected to break at any time. There is six inches of snow. The Weather. By Telegraph to the WASHraeTON, April a. For the lower lake region: Warmer, fair weather, southwesterly winds, lower barometer. TMrtu Lost. By Telegraph to tho GAZMTTB. LONDON, March steamer Mariupol foundered in the Sea of Azof and thirty lives were lost. The Origin of Bittter-MnKInff. There is no way of ascertaining when or how this familiar process of bulter- Vking was first used. Butter is men- foiled in the Old Testament, but mod- ern Biblical scholars think that the word thus translated denoted a liquid preparation of cream. The oldest ref- vence to true butter is probably that node by Herodotus, in account jf the Scythians. In tho writings of Dioscoridoa, a native of Cilioia, Asia Minor, whp lived in the first century, we have a description of the process of making butter from sheep's milk by Frequent mention is made in those old writin'gs of tho use of but- ter as an ointment whence we may conclude that the process of making it was not so well understood as to give very palatable article. The Greeks obtained their knowledge of butter- making frotn Asia Minor, and the Ro- mans learned it through the Greeks. But butter-making, as wo are (wqnaint- with tho process, was an acquisition of the of northern Kiiropo by them has boon transmitted to tut. Kven now but tor in littlo vulned in the Southern countries of Europe, oil being much preferred J. Cwwwell, General Grant's Post- master-General Interviewed. By Telegraph to tka GAZJBTM. WASHINGTON, April Star publishes au interview with Jas. J. Creswell, in General Grant's cabinet as postmaster-general for over five years. He says, "I never heard him say a harsh or petty thing; never heard him speak impulsively or use a profane word. His relations with his family were delightful and charming. There was never a kinder or more indulgent father, and I never saw a more devoted couple than General and Mrs. Grant. Of course, everybody knows he loved mnntltvv them the other day was very touching, and the emotion shown by the old warrior, exhibited the depth of his affection. General Grant's great characteristic, however, was his sublime and unllinching cour- age. It was of that kind that no im- pression could be made upon it by op- position. He discharged his duties al- ways without selfishness, never stop- ping to consider how an action would affect him personally. I asked Grant once when giving orders for an engage- ment if he was not appalled by the great loss of life which would ensue. Ho said, 'no it was war, but I realized what it meant, I never gave such or- ders until I was satisfied that it was the best course to pursue aud then I was willing to shoulder the responsi- bility.' He added that many mon failed as commanders siipply because of their unwillingness to assume the responsibility. He spoke of two men who were fearless in this respect, Sherman and Sheridan. The latter in particular, he thought was possessed with ample courage to do what seemed best and be responsi- ble for the outcome. It was not rash- ness and heedlessnesa, but fearlessness in assuming the responsibility for the results.'1 Cresswell spoko enthusiastically of General Grant as a writer and talkor. "Now about Grant's third term continued Cresswell, "Ho didn t desire to have a third term for the glory there was in it, but there was a live policy ho desired to carry out." _________________ A DETERMINED FEMALE. Proceeding of Both Honaei of the State Legislature. Special to the (Uzmm, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April senate to-day resumed consideration of the general appropriation bill. An amendment was adopted giving the insane hospital for additional water sapply, and an item of for the state horticultural society, was added. The house voted on Mr. Brown's bill requiring the polls to be opened at six o'clock. The vote stood 50 toi 25 and the bill failed for want of con- stitutional majority. The house passed the following sen- ate bills: Appropriating for the payment of the claims of the Ind- iana legion; to prevent discrimination in rates by telegraph and telephone companies. Plenro Pneumonia. By Telegraph to the GAZETTB. DENVER, April Elton to-day issued a proclamation establish- ing a quarantine against the cattle of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mary- land, New Jorsey, Massachusetts, In- diana, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. No cattle will be admitted except tho same be accompanied by a certificate of health from the state veterinary board. The proclamation was issued upon the information that plenro pneumonia exists in those states.__________________ Surrendered to the Court. By Telegraph to the GAZKFIB. PHILADELPHIA, April 4. D. Dawson. who entered security for Jno- L. Snlliuau, the pugilist, in to keep the peace for thirty days, to-day withdrew his bend, and ordered the surrender of the pugilist to the court. Dawson has been informed that Sulli- van has been on an extended for the past few days, and fearing he might commit a breach of peace by assault and battery, he (Dawson) was of being relieved of the rcsponsi- Clnctnnnti Notes. By Telegraph to the GAZRTIIC. CINCINNATI, April board of public work, under authority of the law enacted this week, to-day appoin- ted'M. L. Hawkins, Julius Reisand W. A. Stevens police commissioners. John Keblcr, the well known attor- ney, a native of Wurteinburg, died to- day. Joseph Palmer was sentenced to hang July 15th. Jtltl Shutt Out tha Canadian Govern- ment. By Telegraph to tho UAKETTH. WINNBPKO, April wire from here to Battleford, in the Territory, was cut Thursday night, since which time no news baa been received from Bail and his followers, who are probably-making mischief and have tak- this means to cut off communication between the scene of action and the Canadian government, at Ottowa. Found In the Kulns. By Telegraph to the (TAZKTTR. NORTH PLATTE, Neb., April charred remains of Richard Bascombe and wife, an aged couple living near here, were found in the ruins of their home yesterday. It is supposed thoy were murdered during the night and their house set on fire. His Strength Gradually Return- General Condition Improved. PRICE FIVE CENTS bulletin reference to the fact the night General Grant had dreamed and afterward BELATED OTs BREAK To the doctor and his family. The bulletin apoke of to show the The Warrior Relates With Much Merriment His Last Night's Dream. The And General Spends a Time in His Library, Short Writes a Letter to Old Friend, Senator Chaffee. His GENERAL GRANT. By Telegraph to the OAZBTFML NEW YOEK, April 4, a. eral Grant awoke after a continuous sleep of eight hours and related in a lu- cid and humorous manner his dream, while under the influence of anodyne. He feela refreshed and cheerful and aakod for a cup of coffee. Hia pulse is the same. [Signed] DOUGLAS SHBADT. During the early morning General Grant had occasional attacks of cough- ing. Drs. Douglas and Shrady remain- ed all night, and Col. Fred Grant was iu the bed room of his dying father most of the tune. Dr. Shrafly, upon leaving this morning, said that it was nothing less than a miracle that the -general should have lived so long and be iu the con- dition he is. Dr. Douglas remained in the sick room while Dr. Shrady was away. The improvement which the last state- ment suggests in General Grant's condi- tion continues. Since taking coffee he had a strong liquid nourishment twice. The throat has beou attended to and the irritation which began to trouble him has been allayed. He walked firmly into the odjoiningroom and is resting quietly in a chair. His pulse is about na yester- day at this hour. [Signed] DOUGLAS. 1 p. Grant has been very quiet since the last report. He has taken nourishment regularly. His pulse M 72 and he is not complaining. His throat accumulation is mucous and easily removed by gargling, without other trouble. The general moves from room to room without aid. 3 p. a visit to General Granf at 2 p. m., by Drs. Barker, Shrady and Zto recito the of a dream. general related his dream soon after awoke. He said be felt were- off traveling- and had got into a strange land. He was poor and be thought be was partly undressed, and be had no money This worried him a good deal al though he thought to himself that he ought to- be" to it hL Ume> be felt himself m a pretty bad withont JMonej and without friends. He came to a fell and got over very awkardlr there being a stile only on one SJ Le found hehadlefthis satchel on the other side and could not get it without paying duty. As he went ufor !t ho Bought he Vfxmld go back home-and get some moner from Mrs. Grant, but when he got there he found that Mrs. Grant had only f 17.00 That was enough, and the general said at that point he was glad to make up. While relating this vision Gen- eral Grant chuckled with some and particnlary that.portion where be' told how he was obliged to pay or leave his satchel. ie general's condition was the to uencral uramr chair. [Signed] DOUGLAS AND SHBADI'. HYPODERMIC INJECTION. The impression prevails with many that tho hypodermic injections of brandy were not only employed rally General Grant from the death swoon Thursday morning at day break, but that tho general has since been sustained almost solely by the uso of liquors administered by the physicians, this is untrue. On Thurs- YOBK, March. 9 p. m General Grant has within the past half hour become somewhat restless, changing his position- alternately from the chair to the bed. He com- plaiaed of pain in his- throat, which has been relieved by a local applica- tion of coeoaine. Ho has occasionally walked about his room., and fora change, sat a short time in the library His pulse remains the same and the temperature is nominal. He hasjust taken his nourishment and at this moment is inclined, to doze in his chair, having had his, anodyne ad- ministered. [Signed] 'GHO. T SHBADY. H p. -General Grant has been sleeping quietly since the last bulletin. His general condition is that of p. m. Ine pain and restlessness noted at p. m. have been subdued by local ap- plication of anodyne. He baa just taken nourishmeu t. J. H. DOUGLAS. Whan Senator Chaflee called on Grant Saturday afternoon, the general in referring to his condition said, "this is hard." after a lapse of some iaid. "I am going to die." Mr. Chafiee then said to Trim, "you are feeling little better to-dav, are "I don't answered Grant. General Tho Chicago Pension A Kent to in Her Renlgnation. By Telegraph to the GAZETTE. CHICAGO, April Ada C. Swift, pension agont of this district re- ceived a telogram to-day from Com- missioner Black, asking for her resig- nation. The telegram stated that Miss Swift had performed her duties in a thorough manner. No reason was fiven for tho demand. Miss wift telegraphed President Cleveland tho contents of Commissioner Black's message, and stated that ai her duties had boen satisfactorily performed saw no reason why sho should resign. Sho then addressed Commissioner Black by letter in which she embodied the sentiments she expressed to the president, and added that she might be removed from her office, but that she should not resign. Kowftn Crtnnty Mttb, By Telftgrftph to the OAKKITB. LouisviLT.ft, April 4 drum- mers party of Kentucky hold a state convention in this- city to-night and nominated Creed Hagkins, of belUtille, Ky., for state treasurer. Murders Mother and Sister. By TelCKraoh to the GAXKTTK. MONMOUTH, 111., April Nash, an insane youth, this afternoon murdered his mother and sister. Legialitture. By Telegraph to the GAZKTTH, SPRINGFIELD, April joint as- sembly Morrison received 13 votes; scattering 4. The assembly adjourned. Minittrr Casei's Mother Tttnd. Bjr Telegraph to tho ZANBSVILLK, Ohio, April mother of Hon. 3. S. C'ox died hero yesterday at the age of eighty-four. The Woes Poverty, "See what it is to be he claimed M hw stood shivering in doorway. queried the other. "Well, I'm always hungry, for thai matter, but just now a man whom 1 felt against on the corner got mad Kbout it and offered to lick me for 2 eonts." "And you hadn't the "Couldn't possibly a tod cent I told him no and bd wont away rlisnppointod. The rich either ouftht to come down on their prices, or poor have fiomo now woy ot making money. A licking would have warmed lay morning when death was believed to be only a few minutes away, Dr. Shrady injected one drachm of brandy bonoath the skin of tho general's right forearm. Bonilicial effects were speedily observed and soon after tho operation -was repeated, a drachm then being given with a hypodermic syringe. That was all the liquor stimulent then administered and not a drop has boon given him since. Tho general has since expressed the con- viction that those applications of brandy saved his life at that time. An attendant iu tho sick room at the time Dr. Shrady was leaving tho gen- oral this morning, heard tho following: "Now general, good morning, you have had a splendid remarked tho physician cheerily. "Yes, 1 feel quite ans- wered the general. "And now, general, tho way to mako me happy is to talk that way until I come back at 2 o'clock this af- said tho doctor, "and when I then ask you how you arc, you must say you are "I do not wish to go against my con- returned tho general. "But I am sure you will be insisted tho doctor. "I will agree to bo if you kcop up the same lino of action, and tell Dr. Donglas to do so whou you are responded tho general. "Certainly, I will ask him to do returned the doctor. ''Wo intend to keep this lino of Dr. Shrady hesitated a second, and then, with a smile, added, "If it takes all summer." At this quotation of tho gonoral's famous utterance, ho looked quickly and smiled. Dr. Shrady returned to tho house at 2 p. m., and soon after Dr. Barker dtovo up. Dr. Douglas had already arrived. After the con- sultation Doctors Donglas and Barker left. Doctor Barker then j' said General Grant was bettor than he had boon in a week; that his I throat was easier and that rooouos Jj n "You know I am going to die. The doctors know I am going to die I want to die." As to Dr. visit, General Grant said Dr. Newman prayed forbiai and he allowed him to- pray, not that ho thought the clergy- man's prayers would save him, but t hit dill not.mymt trv taw id not request him to atop. The general wrote a half page letter -to Senator Chaft'ee on Saturday and his hand writing was as strong and legible as at any time while in health. It is stated that General Grmnt'a family regard tho coming morning hours with gravo fears, and fear that a dissoutiou .may then take place. Dr. Shrady left the house at last night aud went home. When asked if the cold weather would have a, bad effect on the general's condi- tion, ho said, "1 think He further said ho did not think tho patient would die during the night, but if anything seri- ous occurred Dr. Douglas would send for him at once. Dr. Shrady is to re- turn to the Grant residence at 2 p. m. Sunday. Tho nourishment taken by General Grant consists chiefly of boot, tea aud eggs beaten in milk, which contain the greatest possible amount of nutrition. While he does not take any liquid food with relish he is still able to digest all tho nourishment that is given him. a. Grant has slept continuously and well, His pulse is> good and his general condition is un- changed. [Signed] J. H. DOUGLAS. Tbe important family document signed by General Grant on Friday, is an application to the president of the United States for tho appointment of his eldest Colonel Fred D. Gratit to a cadetship at West Point. The boy is now onljr three ears old. At a. is quiot about the Grant mansion. Tbe bouse is locked: for the night and tbe inmates trust that the general will live through night. ____________ table below shown the untnbet of words in each inaugural Address 3 also how often the pronoun. "I" was used: first terra....... Washington, second term..... 3. Adams .Tcffovnon, first term...... JofTorson, second term... M ltd I son, flrst term. Madison, second tcriti... llonn c, first Vrm..... Monroo, second term. J. Q. Adams tlrat term, j second to 167 Hnren....... 1..I a til -t ,js U M M 11 It M U II .l.iOfl ofi. IUIIQJ. n (ivr.mii wvuiu naiuicu i. for a vhol. I thehoiwe in the less adhesive and easily thrown I Between 3 and 4p.m. he plained of tho chill in his room and a I 'lM'ra............. wood fire was ntarted in tho grato. Tho easy chair noar tho JtJ uvm nlaco and there tho general'roslod Dr. 8hrady and Satoris noar by The callers comnar-itivtly dur'.oa the day, somo Hovers woro rfflnt the M M It t IK Iftr f f jSFilKnl I'illniorc took thaotvlh with- out 4SI f V   

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