Weekly Hawk Eye And Telegraph, June 14, 1883

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Weekly Hawk Eye And Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 14, 1883, Burlington, Iowa ipen his iiag. There' day t to UK Old of Leidston, how backward th I was twelve on the day of" if. of pigeons by'ou M tlie an and the ?v -e. Well, a part of tk; OLI m orchard r' -ight le.ersaw. n_iimnng tie apple blQaT orchard was a -glitest colors of blue and orgoi it. never want to here near ch less a Jtioit Currdi n. retired from practice in his hands by an East the formula of a frimpi. tor the speedy and ptr :onsumptif.n. id all throat and af. positive and radical cure y and all nervous ving tested Its wonderful i thousands of cases has to make i; known to his Actuated by this motive relieve human suffering charge, to all who de- K-, in German, French directions for pre- g. Sem jy mail In- aJ- ip. naming this paper' I fltvei-'it JSfork, daughters of action, 1JUI mothers. blnhto more loveiyaiid my S Vmph. ii.nl. in'.-, in.' .11 Hi', r i. ..1.1 Coiy r-u- .fut ittit tin .11 r 1 1 I..- ,.f t. 1 r i! IN.X.WI. .K-..I! i ll.c t..r- I- ii -..ti.l riiitc.ii.ar- .V i, I-.'. n PI--.I- l-'itaa- Wanted OLDEST CO.. CINCINNATI. OHIO. IFAGTUiillKG CO. igle and Double Harness. e with privilege of BEFORE: BUYING. GUEST rlington, of the inway Sons, [raaieh Bach, Ohjise Piano Company THE WEEKLY HAWK-EYE. IOWA, JIJ5TS 14 1883 CROOK'S CAMPAIGN. ACCOUXT OF HIS OPERATION'S WRITTES B Olfltlal Report to MUltaurr 11 (sail quarters __A Teilioiui March Tiironfih. a Most RticKcd. Mountain Reds SiirprLttd and Their Village Wiped for Ptoce. A HOUGH COUXTRY. San Francisco, June following dispatch from General Crook was read at the military headquarter this afternoon: "SILVER CREEK, Aru., twelve miles nortli of the boundary, via Tombstone, .June left here May 1, with one hundred and ninety-three Apache scouts niidcr Crawford, Chaffee's company of forty-two men and the Sixth cavalry, carrying rations for two months on mules, I followed the hostile Chericahuas. Tbe roughness of the country is indescribable. A number of mules lost their footing. slipping from the trail and fell down precipices and were killed. Tue strong- hold of the Chiricahuas was in the very heart of the Sierra Madres. The position is finely watered and covered with a dense growth of timber and plenty of grass. Thev had been camped near the head of the 'Barispe river, occupying prominent elevated peaks, affording a fine lookout for miles, rendering surprise al- most impossible, and making retreats se- cure through the rough, adjacent canons. Captain Crawford, with the Indian scouts, early on the morning of May 15, SURPRISED THE VILLAGE: of Chala, the chief who led the recent raid into Arizona and Kew Mexico. The lasted all day and the village was out. The damage done cannot be estimated. A number of dead bodies were found, but the indescribable rough- ness of the country prevented a count from being made. The entire camp, with its stock and everything belonging to it, captured. I learned from the prison- ers taken that the Chirieahuas were UXANIMOUS FOR 1'KACE, and had already had two messengers try to reach San Carlos. On the 17th they began to surrender. They said their peo- ple were much frightened by our sudden appearance in their fastnesses and had scattered like quail. They asked me to reratrlu until they could gather all their bands together, when they would go back to the reservation. By the terms of the treaty, ray operations ware limited to the time of the light, and told the Chirlcahuas to gather up their women and children without delay. They answered that they could not get them to respond to their sig- nal-, the fugitives fearing that the signals might be made by our Apache scouts to entrap them. They told us they had a white boy who was in the village surprised by the scouts. He had run off with the squaws who escaped, and who had not yet been heard from. They assured me that every one of the band should come in if I would remain a short time. The terms of the treaty embarrassed me greatly, and being in that rough re- gion with my rations rapidly disappear "being between three ana four hundred to was eoiujielleci to ivH-irn with the Oriiracahuas. WL- found MX MEMCiX CAI'TIVES. liTf v.-oir.er. find one child, taken by the Chiivcaliua- early in May. They are nov with thfc command. These women aa; cajittued near the Mexican Cen- tral at a place called Carmen. They, further state that when the CUiraca- hiias discovered that the Apache scouts were in the country they became greatly alarmed and abandoned the 300 head of cattle they were driving away from points in western Chihuahua. The cattle were afterwards picked up and driven off by a body of Mexicans. Til8 -MARCH HOMEWARD. We marched back rapidly as the con- dilion.of the ?tock and the of the women and children would permit. We fount! the country depopulated for a dis- tance of ten miles from the Apache strong- hold. The insist that they have always.lived in SierraMadres: then even when the main body went on the reservation some remained behind in the mountains. There are quite a number of captives who state that they have never been on a reservation, I have strong hopes of being-able to clean the momtnins of the last of them. Of these with us are Loco and Mana, often reported killed, and the families of other prominent chiefs. We saw no Mexican troops, and after leaving northeast Sonora did not sec a Mexican, other than the captives rescued. I have rfuch assurances from the Indians that the white boy will be brought back alive, I am looking for him evcrv mo- ment and will inform you by courier." WASItlXGTOX SEWS. Another Letter from Senator Van Wyclc on the Xrbraska Star Route. IOWA POSTOFF1CE CHANGES. Washington, June following are the postuffice changes in Iowa for the week ended Jiiiie 9: Postmaster? appoint- ed: Cottage Hill, Dubuqne county, Chas. "W. Augustine; Gallon, Cass county, J. B. Tbomason; Zwingle. Duhuque countv, D. C. Hunting-ton. Duprkh. TUB STAR ROUTB CASE. Washington, June in his address in the star route case has outlined the requesis the prosecution will make in Us orayers for instructions to the jury.and. if they are approved by the court, it is likely that the final chargp will be strongly against the defendants. Undoubtedly the prayers in behalf of the defense will strike at the vitality fhe indictmeut. Not much hope is entertained on that side of a favorable reception of their prayers, many of which were formulated for the purpose of securing exceptions for use'in case of an appeal should the court reject them. The defense will probably maintain that the statute of limitations has run "against this case, but already Judge Wylie has practic- ally decided that point so far as his courtis concerned. Judge Wylie seems dis-! posed to use all his power to secure a Terdict of some other words, to prevent a disagreement. A curious fea- ture or the case is the position occupied b> Kerdell. He has confessed himself ciiiltv, and yet should the jury acquit the other defendants, itwould have the effect of set- tmg aside this plea of guilty of conspiracy and thus in a negative way declare him nnoceut of the charge of which he admit- ,ed himself to be guilty. To-day's session in the star route trial was devoted to hearing arguments based upon the prayers for instructions to the ury. The prayers number twenty for the Drosecution and an even hundred for the defense. The pra3rers for the defense were sub- mitted without argument. A large num- ber of them are attacks upon the insuffi- ciency of the indictment. Ar.otber rjoint made is that all or none of the defendants can be convicted. The court adjourned until to-morrow, when the .charge to the ury will probably be delivered. Although the ster route trial is not yet ended, the record up to this point is the argest ever made in a criminal trial in ,his country. Printed in small type and octavo size, it comprises over six thousand iages, or about four millions two hundred md fifty thousand words. The record in ;ho Guiteau trial comprised, two thou- sand seven hundred pages and was re- garded as of extraordinary length. SUIT AGAINST STAR ROUTERS. In June, 1882, an agreement was made Between George Bliss, assistant United States attorney, and Robert G-. Jfngersoll, attorney for Salisbury, Parker, and others interested with these combinations of star route contractors, to refer the claims of the government for alleged overpayment on various routes to Richard A. Elmer, second assistant postmaster general, for arbitration. Elmer has been examining the payments on routes belonging to th'ese contractors ever since, and having con- cluded his labors, Eimer recently directed the attention of the postmaster general to the matter, citing the Revised Statutes, which say that if any sums are wrongfully paid by reason of false statements in the mail ser- vice, the postmaster general must sue lor tbe recovery thereof. The matter being referred to the attorney general, heitecides the arbitration was not binding, anil suit was therefore instituted against the above parties on the 8th inst. The amount sued for is nearly Elmer's investiga- tion developed large overpayments, par- ticularly on the route running from Wil- low Ranch, Calafornia, to Reno, Nevada. Other suits against the same parties are to follow, and also against other contractors. Washington, June Van Wyck has written another letter to the postmaster general concerning the Nebraska mail route recently let to Miner. He says "a vision or messenger must have appeared to Miner in tbe prisoner's dock advising him to present himself at the postoffice department at a certain hour to be conveniently in a room adjoining the chief bureau, but not engaged so noitily in business or abstracted in thought of the prison gloom into which the bureau was aiding to plunge him as to prevent his overhearing the conyersation of the chief and a portion of the Nebraska and that then, forgetting his prosecution and forgiving his tormentors, he should at once relieve the perplexed bureau by send- ing a clerk to convey the joyful tidings that he would cheerfully accept the proffered route. Strange that this innocent circumstance should wear the semblance of conspiracy. In this case Mener was doubtless the most innocent and a portion of the Nebraska delegates the most guilty, as will api" ar hereafter, and the central bureau the willing, however, to be deceived. The excuse for this illegal letting was thai since congress adjourned, strong oet'tions bearing the endorsements of the beau men in Nebraska and Dakota. were urging it. The records of your de- Kartment show that three petitions, one :om Neligh, over one hundred and fifty miles east ot FortNiahrara, on the line of the Sioux City and Pacific railway, con- taining one hundred and forty names. The second carefully omits to give any locality, but from its text it evidently conies from the Black Hills country, with one hundred and twenty names. The third and last is represented to be by citizens of northwestern Nebraska, which includes a large territory and sparse population, signed by eighty-nine persons, bearing the car- marks of professional skill. Star routes always operate successfully in the region of forts and camps. Here appeared an army of sutlers and sub-con tractors, under Miner, and as Port Niabrara is a.quiet retreat for soldiers they hailed the excite- ment of signing a petition, and they weie accordingly utilized and nearly seven hun- dred soldiers and army teamsters were transferred from the muster roll to this petition presenting the sufferings of the citizens of i-Tthwestern Nebraska, leaving about probably genuine citizens to plead for this sen-ice.1' IfAVAL VESSELS FOR SALE. Upon his return to Washington, Secre- tary Chandler will ad-'irtize for sealed pro- posals for the purchase of two iron-chids. two iron and twenty-six wooden scrips, which have been condemned by boards of inspection as unfit for further naval ser- vice. The following vessels now at Mare Island are included in the list: Benicia. Narragansett, Kyack. Saco, Tuscarara and Alaska. The remaining vessels are at tastern and southern yards. Proposals for their purchase will be received until about September lo. THE STAR ROUTE TItTAI. Iii the star route trial Judge Wylie con- cluded his charge at and the jury retired. THE JAPANESE INDEMNITY FUND. The department of state has been ap- prised by Bingham, United States minister at Tokia, of the delivery to tlie govern- ment of Japan of the treasury draft for the amount of the indemnity fund returned to that government by tbe United States. REDUCING RKYEXUfi DISTRICTS. The president to-day had a long confer- ence with Secretary Folger in regard to the question of reorganizing and consolidating internal revenue districts, so as to meet the requirements of the law. It is pro- posed to settle the question as soon as possible. TIItDEST 18 TOVGJOt. Samuel TlMen In a Remarkable State of Preservation. New York, June following will explain itself: "Ihave been spending a few days at Greystone with Governor Tiiden, and not i merely because his old friends in tbe west j and south have an ever-present personal j interest in him, but because his name is at: this moment upon the lips of politicians of every class all over the country, I propose to give the readers of the Conner-Journal some particular account of him. When I parted from him a year ago I did never expect to see him again. Indeed, I was so skeptical of the stories concerning his restoration to health as to feel a deli- cacy about intruding on his privacy, but he was good enough to send for me and I went over to Gramercy park in a some- what sorrowful, sympathetic state of mind. My surprise almost exceeded my gratification. The old house is undergoing reconstruction and enlarge- ment on a magnificent scale, but the old library is still the same, being held from the hand of dispoiling splendor for the last. I take it as a tribute of an affection- ate remembrance of old times, old friends and old books. There I found the gover- nor, and if an apparition had stood be- fore me I could not have been more astonished. The days of 1S75-6-7 seemed to have come back. His low voice was found again, his eyes were bright and his cheeks rosy: his intellect as sinewy and clear and his wit as incisive as they were when he made nothing of riding 'Black- stone' to Harlem and back or driving the 'Kentukcy Boys' from Grammercy park to Greystone. He took me all over the new house, pointing out various changes, ex- plaining his general design, and discuss- ing architecture and architects with char- acteristic intelligence. He quite tired me favorite and malevolent way he bus of punishing his long stairs, meandering through labyrinths of decorative art and threading tapestried andYrescoed mazes of corridors and cham- bers. On current affairs he talked with his usual pungency and candor. "When endurance had ceased to be a irtue, I said; 'Governor, don't you think we have had enough of this t' "He smiled, and in his dry, half pitying, half sarcastic way, replied; 'If you are tired, we will go down stairs.' "At Greystone his life is of the simplest and busiest. He has a farm hard by, and no end ot pet poultry and blooded stock. Of course, I had to be dragged over this farm, and the devices which the old mau put slyly forth to trap me into some unguarded treason to the butter and eggs of my blue grass country were many and ingenious. I stood my ground like a hero; but it must be owned that the governor's farming is like every- thing be well done. While I was at Greystone not so much as the shadow or ghost of a politi- cian crossed the threshold or appeared upon the grounds. Surrounded by his nieces and his books, the old statesman and philosopher was as unreserved in his conversation as lie was and always is, simple and cordial in hid hospitality. "One of the young ladies told me that the little household find got through over two hundred voi times last winter. The governor is a voracious and versatile reader, no less than an attentive and -wise observer of affairs, and we talked of every- thing from Thomas A. Kempis to Thomas A. Hendricks. He playfully observed that the chief objection he had heard to the election of Mr. Carlisle to the speakcrship was that in some recent volumes published by one Mr. Proude there was a suspicion that he had mistreated his wife. "Here I must stop. I know that the Siblic is most curious to learn what are r. Tilden's views of political affairs, current and prospective. I have little doubt" that if I had the right to speak T could by faithfully report- ing him make myself interesting and in- structing. -But the opinions of every man are his own and his hotibe is sacred. I never knew a man more entirely frank in his intercourse with hi? friends than this sage of Greyston; but I am nnt his mouth- piece, and it is not for roe to come all the way from Kentucky to New York to do that, which he is so much better able to do for himself. Nothing passed to lead me to modify the opinion I have so often ex- no power on earth could in- duce him to accept the presidency. [Signed} "HESKY WATTERSOX.'' THE TRIAL. OF THE DYNAMITE CONSPIRATORS. London, Jane trial of the men concerned in the dynamite conspiracy was resumed this morning. The steward of the steamship Parthia, on which Dr. Gal- lagher, iJernard Gallagher arid Ansbaugh sailed from New York in March last, was cross-examined by Ausbaugh, who elicited that no more connection apparently ex- isted between him (A-Ubbaugh) and either of the' Gallaghers than between him and other passengers. Precautionary measures on an elaborate scale are being taken to prevent the rescue of the prisoners while being conveyed to and from the court. Mounted policemen, with drawn swords, surrounded the van containing the prison- ers, and policemen with revolvers ride in- side the wagon. The streets were also cleared to allow the rapid passage of ve- hicle-. A boy employed in Whitehead's shop at Birmingham refused to swear that Wilson was one of the men who visited his em- ployer. Some servants in thevhotel at Bir- mingham, and other witnesses from there, however, swear that they saw Wilson leav- ing the town with a trunk noticeably heavy. After the policemen concerned in the ar- rest of the prisoners had given formal evi- dence, the court adjourned. Au Effort to Form a Passenger Pool. Chicago, June to a call of the vice-chairman of the joint executive committee of the trunk lines, a meeting of passenger agents of the roads in the.terri- tory nortli of the Ohio river and east of the Mississippi was held he're to-day for the purpose of considerieg the question of a general passenger pool throughout that territory. About twenty roads were rep- resented, including the trunk lines. The matter was discussed at length and favora- bly, but as some lines whose acquiesence is deemed necessary were "nob represented in the meeting, definite action toward the formation of a pool were taken. Tin: H-ISCO.YSIX cnsTiiAL. Milwaukee, June annual meet- ing of the Wisconsin Central resulted in the re-election of G. L. Colby as president and treasurer, and E. P. Abbott as vice- president and secretary. TlfSS CROPS. TUclr General Condition iu the North- west. Chicago, June Farmers'1 Re- view, in its issae to-morrow, will make the following as a condensed crop sum- mary based on the reports from its corres- pondents in Califoinia, Tennessee, Ken- tucky, aud the northwestern states and territories. There is no change in winter wheat, and for the worse if any. Spring wheat is standing well and growing finelv. Oats me improving, and promise a fine crop. The first planting of corn is 'poor, but the second is coming better. Fear Not. All kidney and urinary complaints, es- pecially Brigbt's Disease, Diabetes and Liver troubles, Hop Bitters will surely aud lastingly cure. Cases exactly like your own have been cured in your own neigh- bor hood, and yon can find reliable proof at home of what Hop Bitters has done and can do. _________________ Reunion of Iowa Davenport. June was a meet- ing of the citizens this evening to make ar- rangements for the first annual reunion of the Eastern Iowa Veterans association, to be.held here on September 19 and 20. Two thousand veterans are expected to be present. International Dog Show. Chicago, June international bench show of dogs opened here to-day and is a very creditable one. The entries number three hundred, including fine specimens of sporting, fancy and pet va- rieties, gathered from all parts of the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Emigrant on Trial for, Man- slaughter. Paris, June trial begins to-day of the Marquis Derays and seventeen other persons, charged with manslaughter in that they dis_patched four old sailing ves- sels to the island Port Breton, Oceanica, with emigrants, most of whom died on th FOREIGN NEWS. 'JTltlAf. OF THE IRISH MITE COX8PIRATOR8. Extraordinary Police Precautions to p vent tThelr of m. one of tlie French an Trial for Man- Wealthy Cuban Abducted by Bandita. Abducted mxd Ransomed. Havana, June Galas Aguero, at tho head of a number ot bandits, abducted a wealthy proprietor. His friends reasomed him for IOWA SUPREME COURT. Opinions Filed, and Decrees Tttmlwed Special Dispatch to THE HAUKEYE. Des Moines, July the supreme _jurt, to day, opinions were filed and de- crees rendered in the following causes: Stewart vs. Town of Danlap, Harrison, district court; affirmed. Louisa County National bank vs. Train, Linn circuit )urt; reversed on defendant's appeal and on plaintiff's appeal. Ellsworth vs. Cordray, Hardin circuit court; re- versed. Wood vs. Wood, Hardin circuit reversed. Burton vs, Baldwin, Mahaska circuit court; reversed. State of Iowa vs. Conovan, Mitchell district court; affirmed. McGowan vs, Keokuk lumber company, Lee circuit court; reversed. Jacoby vs. Waddell; affirmed. Comstoek Wilder, Polk circuit couri; affirmed, American Missionary association vs. Smith; petition for rehearing overruled. Piige county vs. Daiiinger, Dubuque dis- trict court; affirmed. Walter vs. Wood, Marshall district court; affirmed. Loyd vs. Loyd, Hardin circuit court; affirmed, Olein vs. Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway company, Jones circuit court; affirmed. Bonder vs. Redenbaugh, Har- rison district court; reversed. Goodaow vs. Stryker, Webster circuit court; re- versed. SECRET SOCIETIES. Meeting of the Grand Grove of tilt) Iowa Ancient Order of United Deb Moines, June grand grove of Iowa, Ancient Order of United Druids, began its session in this city to day, and will continue in session until Thursday. Every grove in Iowa, twenty-eight in all, is represented by one or more delegates, and many more are expected. All the state officers are present, as follows: N. G. A., William. Horner, of Burlington; D. G. A., B. Scheiner, of Des Koines; G. S., H. Bcwig, of Burlington; G. T., G. H. Prents- ler, of Burlington; G. M., William E. Herman, of OtUimwa; G. G., J. J. Peters, of Davenport; G. H., Charles Bode, of Keokuk. The grand grove met at ten o'clock this forenoon, P. G., Mayor P. V. Carey delivered the address of welcome. The grand grove was engaged to-day in general business. This evening at nine o'clock, robed in the strange garb of the order, the groves arftgiving a grand par- ade. After the reception will bp given the grand grove. On Thursday there wifl be an excursion to High Bridge. THE OR.AXD ORANGE LODGE. Pitt.'V.g, June fourteenth an- nual meeting of the Grand Orange lodge of the United States is in session here. FIRES. Blaze lit a Mine Shaft ut Braidwood, Illinois Braidwood, Ills., June o'clock last night a fire broke out in shaft G, in this city, and has been raging ever since. The lire department labored all last night to extinguish the flames, but without success. Violent explosions were heard during the night. Thirty-two mutes were burned, and it is rumoredthatseveral lives were lost. The shaft is of the most valuable in the coal fields, and was worked solely by colored men. The loss is thought to be very great. An Oleoraargine Cue. Kansas City, June the United States circuit court, to-day, Justice Miller delivered an opinion iu the oleomargarine' case argued by Conkling and others a week ago. The court held that its juris-, diction is only in case of a violation pf the constitution or law of congrses, and does I not cover the present case; that it is a case for the state courts. The prisoner was, therefore, remanded. Regarding the pe- titioner's position, that the statue is con- trary to the principles of the constitution of Missouri, "in prohibiting traffic in a wholesomet and the court say: "This'position appears sound, but, like the previous question, cannot be couj sidered iu this case by this court." THE LAJBOR TROUBLES. Frolmblllty of an Adjustment of tbe Pennsylvania Mine Pifctsbuig, June trade tribunal appointed to .sctiic the wages of miners announced that the disagree- ment over the discharge of a miner on ac- count of his connection with the tribunal hit> been adjusted, and that there is noth- ing to interfere with an amicable arrange- ment of the rate ot wages. MATTERS. A Negro Pris-oji.tr Lynched by a Ken- tucky Mob. Hickmnn. June months ago two negroes mimed Ileury Colbert and Pete Hunt. a cuminal assult on Mrs. Lizzie Prather, of here. The men were arrested and confessed that they had been hired by Hugh Wood, a white man, to commit the deed. Last night masked men forcibly took Colbert from the jail, sat him on a horse and took him away and flanged him. PROBABLE MURDER. St. Louis, June from In- dian territory say Bery F. Porter, private secretary to Chief Chroote and a brother of General Porter, the military commander of the Creek Nation, was found dead on the street in Okmulgee yesterday morning, shot through the heart. Whether his deaths were accidental or the result of a quarrel with a gang of roughs who were carousing around town firing revolvers the night before is not known. Porter was a graduate of Worcester college, Ohio, and was a promising young man. MURDKR. Sioux City, June Fitzgerald, in a quarrel with George Adams, near Cor- rectionville, cut Adams' throat. Adams died and Fitzgerald escaped. THE H'ASSOJf CASE. San Antonio, June in the Wasson court-martial the accused, pale and erect, proceeded to submit his case with firmness. His voice, visibly affected, carried the sympathy of the court through the greater part of his story. The judge- advocate replied at some length. The finding will not be known for some weeks, Wasson's friends iear for the worst. A T110Y MUUDKIl CASE. Troy. N. Y.. June was much excitement about the fetation during the examination of William Striche, a member of the firm owning the iron works, who is charged with having instigated the shoot ing of Hutchinson last night by saying that he would give for every one ot tbe strikers whom somebody would kill. Though not charged with murder, Striche was refused bail. Several arrests of par- ties directly charged with the shooting have been made. THE TURF, at Testerday'a Covington, June 12. At the La- Ionia jockey club races, the polling race. one milejfor all ages, Major Hughes won, Little Butter Cnp second, Mattie Rapture third; time, The handicap, one mile and a quarter, for all ages, Liatmiah won, Ballast second, Lord Ragland thiid: time, The Merchants' stakes, for all ages, one mile and a furlong, won, Pearl Jennings second, Freeland third: time, The club purse .for maiden two-year-olds, five furlongs, High Flight won, Fox's llahcn colt second; time The welter weight hurdle race, mile heats, over Our hurdle; SnowfLike won, Kate Cieel second. ISLAXD HACKS. Conej Island, June 12. The June meet- ing of tbe Jockey club opened to day. The club purse, for all ages, five furlongs, Navero won, Hickory Jim second, Swift third; time, The selling race, one mile and a quarter, Chickadee won, Hart- ford second, Rambler third; time, The four for t ear- olds, five furlongs. Burton won, s colt by Kill" .Ernest second, Thackery third; lime, The Coneylsland stakes for three- year-olds, and upwards, mile and a fur- long, Bootjack won, Monitor second, Rita third; time, Tbe club purse, for all agos, one mile and a half, Parole won, Freegold second fiime, The steeple- chasp, orcr the inside Jim Me- Gowan won, Kiltie Clark second, Spider third: lime, 0.32A. CJOLUMBDS RACES. Columbus, June The class Overman won, Dick Wright second, Alta tlnrd, Harr-bletonian Bashaw fourth: time, The class, Neva Black Jug" second, Urbana Belle third, Cresco fourth; best time, HACKS I'OSTTOXSD. St. Louis, June 12. The races were postponed to-day on account of rain. Wrestling. Boston. June 12. The wrestling tour- nament closed to-night. H. M Dufur the charaionship medal for mixed wrest- ling and the first prize of Tlie West Point Commencement. West Point, June 12. The annual exer- cises at at West Point were concluded to- day, when graduating class received diplomas which were handed the cadets by Secretary Lincoln. General Terry made the annual address. His reference to Grant and Sherman was loudly applauded. General Sherman urged the graduates to attend closely to the duties of their profes- sion. He said this would probably be the last time he would apeak to them, ac in a few months he would retire. Chicago? June 12, The Macon (Geor- gia) volunteers, one of the oldest military organizations in the country, passed through jhe city this morning on their way to Rockford, they will be entertained. They will return to Chicago 'to-morrow, and will remain as the gaests of the local military until Friday night. Telegraph Litigation. Saratoga, June 12. In the court of appeals, tO'day, William IF. Evarts made .be closing two hours argument for the appellants in the appeal of the'Western Jnion company irotn the order ot'the general term of the superior court, revers- og Judge Truax's order dismissing the, complaints in the actions brought by William S. Williams aud Eufog Hitch to restrain and prevent the Western) Union. to consulate the purchase of the .Atlantic and Pacific and the American Union companies. CASUALTIES. A Locomotive Down Forty-Foot Embankment. Dayton, 0., June Tbe locomotive of a freight train on the Toledo, Cincin- nati and St. Louis road left the' track here yesterday and rolled down a forty-foot embankment, fatally injuring Brakemau Verner. The engineer and fireman were also severely injured. The Southern 'Expedition. June 32. Major J. X. Wright, general manager of the Southern exposition, to-dav received a letter of some length from President Arthur, heart- ily eiidorsJng the exposition, bespeaking its success, an-d pointing out the great ben- efits of such exhibits to the country at large, as a means of educating and also as tending to heal all sectional diflcrences, which he is happy to note now scarcely exist. _ Tournniuciit. Lincoln, June 12. Tbe slate sports- men's annual tournament began to-day with ten thousand live pigeous on hand. A strong breeze lowered the scores. Hummel, of Omaha, won the first prize, ten straight birds. Eberly, pf Browns- vilie, won the first money in the class shooting. Dropped Dead. Petersburg, June 12. Admiral John Randolph. Tucker dropped dead at his residence to-night, aged seventy-two. He left the United States navy for the confed- erate navy at the beginning of the war and at the close of the war entered the Peru- vian navy. Yellow Fever. Galveston, June 12. Private advices from Vera Cruz say the yellow fever is very bad. Tne authorities are trying to conceal the fact and physicians and news- papers there will give no account of the number of deaths. The fever is reported to be of intensely malignant type. Suicide. Des Moines, June 12. At Sigourney, yesterday, Postmaster Robert McCTanahan, committed suicide by sbooling himself through the head. He had been post- master for fourteen years, was well liked, a man of property and not financially embarrased. His postoffice accounts are in iirst-elass order ana no reason is assigned for the deed. IIOSFORD'S ACII> Indication from Overwork. Dr. Daniel T. Nelson, Chicago, says: "1 find it a pleasant and valuable remedy in indigestion, particularly in overworked men. _ M1H- L-llta. Bloomington, June 12. Mile Litta is much better to-night and will speedily re- cover. to Flatter Her Husband's Vanity. PitnburK Coimnorcml. A woman at Fostoria, Ohio, go'u tOy laughing at peeing her husband fall down, and she kept it up for several days and. died. Her merriment was probably caused by the fact that her spouse had just tumbled to a pun she had tried on him. fifty times without effect. The delight at 'incxpectcd was too much for her. The Culture of Beauty. Although nature alone can produce per- fect I eauty. art may in a great measure supply nature's deficiencies. We see this instanced in the clearness and luster im- parted to even a sallow skin by "Glenn's Sulphur The lady of forty who uses this beautifier drops at least ten years of her nge by its application. Unlike the dangerous cosmetics which obstruct the pores, it is entirely harmless. Beware of counterfeits. See that "C. N. Crittenton, is printed on each packet, without which none is genuine. Sold by druggists at 23 cents; three cakes GO cents. In the same category of valuable toilet ar- ticles must be included "Hill's Instanta- neous Hair Dye." A preparation as no- table for the naturalness its tints as for the rapidity of its operniion. Of all dyes in existence it is the cheapest and purest. Kot Kncoiintxiiig to tin- Benedicts. IiitH A cluu ining and necessarily well-to-do mifcs declares lhat there are lew girls whose ox pe for clothtng exceed an- nu.iiiy. WL-IJ. thi? is oo great encourage- ment to Benedict, who linds his average income ntile more than half that sum. Nevertheless there arii not many young men who wouid make load complaint against Beaiiice if she spent no more thaw that each year. It Indued. C.iici'.iuiU Mnqntror. It would be a queer platform that didn't view something with alarm. Cerebral Dynpepata. Dr. John S. Main discusses in the Brit- ish Medical Journal what he calls cerebral dyspepsia, A sudden piece of bad news, as is well known, will take away all desire to eat even when the stomach is empty, and the man perfectly healthy, aud it is often the case that physicians treat dys- pepsia, which is really the expression or indication of an over-worried brain. The true course is to use medicines tbat act directly upon the cerebrum. I have found, he says, the most useful to be bromide of ammonium, or bromide of the former in sufficient dose at bedtime to secure a good night's sleep; and, com- bined with, this, to be taken three or lour times during tbe day, such medicines aa are known to have a building-up cflbct on the nervous system. Among these the most usefal being phosphorus, or the hypo- phosphites and cod liver oil. Arsenic and quinine are often also useful, and a gener- ous diet is always indicated. A Hlut to Peck's Sua. During a house-cleaningpamc, in a New York state fown. a woman found a roil of bank bills amounting to several thousand dollais. The bills were of an old state bank that had failed years before. That sltowa what some people lose by .not cleaning louse oftener. Had she cleaned house years befort-, when the bank was solid, the iills would have been good. NEWSPAPER! ;