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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - August 6, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas f \ Best Advertising Medium Advertisements in The News will bring the best returns. Hutchinson News The Largest Circulation. J The News is Read by more people than any other Kansas Daily. hutchinson, kansas, wednesday morning, august 6, 1890. no. 303. m:�...i_ER EXECUTED. Eleoti iOUy . Its Tarriblo Worn �, Swiftly and Surely. flic Krnlnl Murderer or His Pnrn-mour Pays the Penalty of His Crime. it nn Jtarly Hour This Moraine tho Little ilntton Is Touched That Hcnr's the Deadly Current. Swift ax Lightning, Connluc Through His Body-A Bin. lory of Bit Orline-Description of the I Mar.nlne That Produced His Death- [ Other Details. Ai'mntN, N. Y,, Aug. 6.-7:08 a. m.- he sentence of tbe law has been passed >on Kommler mid he has been ex-.mted. AmiuiiR, N. Y., Aug. 5.-It la expected that Kommler will be executed sometime between midnight to-night and Bimriae to-morrow. Most of. thosei ij^, summoued to witness the event have ar~j rived and the preparations h�ve been i completed. It is now thought that Andrew Crooks, the convict, will be the man who will pull the deadly lever. The announcement has not been made yet positively, but clr. cumstancea all point to it-Warden Dunston has finally decided to change tbe execution room and under the direction of Electrician Davis, who arrived at 7 o'clock this morning the wireB and ewltih board were moved. The keeper's mesa room will be the new execution room. It adjoins the old room and is under the prison office near the flight of stairs going up to the main prison entrance. It 1b larger than the old room and not ao hot. Kemmler has kept up his pluck in a wonderful way. A gentleman who will be present at the exeoution visited (Kemmler in his cell at 10:30 this morning. He found him perfectly calm, but suffer ing from the heat. His first words were: "Isn't it terrible hot down here?" It was, in fact, so hot that the gentleman couldu't stand it and bad to get out. "Weil,"said ho to Kemmler, "I will have to get out. I'll come in to see you again in a day or so." "Iam afraid you will not find me here," said Kemmler with a little laugh. He betrayed no emotion whatever during the Interview. Kemmler has made his will again, .leaving his books and otner little traps l -4j"J Mrs. Uuuston, Daniel and a few others who linve been kind to him. A lady in Buffalo sunt him a lilhlo a ihnrt lime ago and he haa written his name in it and wants It �*nt hick to hoi. Dr. FbII, who 13 professor of physi ology of the medical department of nlagara. college, Wji death will be in �tanteous. Trie dynomo will register 1,200 volts before use. Death will be quicker than thought. No acciden" are possible. Uc will not use his fa-"\is resuscitator, as there will he no use when so heavy a charge is used, lie ! as sat in the chair and applied theelictronn to his own back and head and works' a light battery and the shock was felt the instant he tourcbed the button Bbowing that it passed through his body in etantly. Holy communion was administered to Kemmler at!];lB p. m. by Chaplain Yates hnd the Kev. Mr. Houghton. Tbe dynamo was tested again at 2 p, m. and the test was witnessed by Elec trician Davis, Dr. Fell, Warden Durston, Dr. Southwlck and otherB. Heavy screens have been put to all the windows in tbe death room and everything possible done to prevent the light from penetrating to the outside. The second separate company N. G, 8. N. Y., Oapt. Klrby, haa been ordered out for thiB evening, ostensibly for parade and street drill. This means that a cordon is to be put about tbe prison gates Mr. Bouthwick, of Buffalo, said late this evening that it was not at all likely that tbe autopsy would take place before daylight, no matter what time tbe execu tion occurred. By exercise of an absolute discretion the priBon warden has added two days to the life of the condemned Kemmler and the second day has closed with clouds of > rain. The Invited guests have been ar-.,v;,1,ving by train at intervals during the 'v i'ty- After supper at the hotel all the jtneeaee accompanied by Warden Dura-n proceeded to the prison where the edical men joined la conference as to .e time and method of conducting the Itopsy. It is desired that no question tall arise as to whether electricity or � ; e scalpel killed Kemmler. There can .'> no doubt after tho death rigor has sent, JftA again a more satisfactory autopsy V '"j b8 ma(le on a body which has been W.otno time dead than one yet warm. This > ^point was discussed, as also a program as to what Hitch medical man's part shall be at the killing and during the autopsy. The conference lasted an hour or more. ; After the conference the witnesses together with tbe warden, repaired to the hotel. "Are you going to bed, doctor'" asked t bystander. ' "I am, indeed," he said and did. The itbera were disposed about the crowded iotel. At U o'clock most all had retired .lave a few stragglers and the newspaper : correspondents. Tbe plain Inference . rom the facts is that the execution is . (ither to come off late enough in the horning to make retirement i-n object, jr it may be postponed another day. There is not a man in the house who be-r levea the latter will be the case. The list of those who will witnesB the �ixecution is as follows: Dr. Carlos F. i.y';llaoDonald, of New York, chairman of %he statelunacy commission; Dr. George wf. Shradv, of New York; Dr A. 8. r/H;9utnwick, tbe father of the electrical JpfeontlOD bill; Dr.'Geo. E. Fell, Dr O. Sgrri. Djniel", Dr. Oharlea Fowler at Buf-Dr. W. I. Jenkins, deputy coroner of IJ New York; Dr. Louis Batch, secretary i *. eflolenoy | Bill. Washiwiton, Aug. 0.-The senate proceeded with the discussion ot the tariff bill. Mr. Berry addressed the senate. He said be could not help but sympathize with the senator from Kansas [Mr. Plumb] and tbe people whom he represented in the present contest. He trusted that the people of that state would see how dlsregardful of their interest the eastern states were and that would teach them to have a more kindly feeling !�r their brethren of the south who were, like them, to be sufferers under the pending bill, and who were to receive no benefit whatever from it. He denounced the bill as a bill of falBB pretences sailing under false colors and neither honest on its face nor in its purpose. It professed to reduce taxeB but it increased taxes. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, replied to Mr. Berry. He read for Mr. Berry's information an article from the Fort Dodge, la., ite�-singer contrasting the condition of the farmer and workingman now and ten years ago, and Bhowing the great reduction that has taken place in prices of household and agricultural implements and of necessary commodities within that decade. The general summing up of the article was that never in human history would a day's labor purchase as much as it would to-day. The discussion continued for a long time and at its close an amendment offered by Mr. McPnerson to paragraph 106 as to the size of window glaas was accepted by Mr. Aldrlch and was agreed to. Paragraph 110, referred to "caBt pollBhed plate glass, Bilver and looking glaas plates." Mr, Vest moved to reduce the rate on the lowest size from six to four contB per square foot on the ground that this Qer man looking glass was used in cheap furniture and was not produced in this country. The vote on Mr. Vest's amendment was taken by yeas and nays. Tbe amendment was rejected-yeas 17, nays 28. Mr. Plumb was tbe only Republican voting with the Democrats. On tbe next three paragraphs (118,114 and 115) referring to spectacles the finance committee recommended an amendment to substitute for the mixed rates fixed by tbe house and increasing the existing rates very largely, a uniform rate ot tit) per cent, ad valorem, Mr. McPherson moved to reduce the rate to 40 per caut. it-jected- yea*, 17; nays. 20, Mr. Plumb voting with his own patty associates. The committee amendments were agreed to. The marble and stone schedule was passed practically as it came from the house. The Benate then came to Bchedule C, "metals and manufacturers of"- paragraph 127, putting a duty of 75 ceate per ton on iron ore was discusBed at some length. Mr. Morgan moved to insert after the words "iron ore" the words "containing more than one tenth of 1 per cent, of phosphorus and phosphoric acid." Without voting on the motion the Bon-ate adjourned. _ THE HOUSE. Wasiiinuton, Aug. 5.-Mr. McKlnley in the house offered a substitute for Mr. Cumming's resolution calling on the secretary of the navy for the reason of increasing the force at the Kittery Navy yard. Mr. Cumtninga addressed the house. The committee on rules had reported as a substitute for bis resolution, a resolution which referred the whole offense to the offender himself, the secretary of the navy. The answer of the secretary would be sent to tbe committee on naval affairs, the chairman of which In an interview in a New York paper had characterized his [Mr. Cumming's] resolutions aa tbe most perfect rot Imaginable. When the report came in that would be an end to the matter. Mr. Boutello of Maine said he felt like making an apology for answering the remarkable demonstration that had been made by the gentleman from New York. The gentleman, in his search for sensa-tionB, had worked biinaelf up to a hign state of excitement over the tact that the secretary of the navy had really possessed tbe hardihood to obey the mandatory instructions of the congress of the United atateB. In the remarks made and in the newspaper comments there waB a strong implication that some body had the idea that in Maine and New Hampshire there was a purpose to practice the colonization method. He suggested to tbe gentlemen from New York that though the elections were in November the congrensional election in Maine was held in September, so that If there were 10,000 men-whether clad in buckram or not-transported to the Kittery Yard under the certificate of the secretary of the navy, not one of them could vote for Tliomas Brackett Reed or the representative from New Hampshire. [Applause on Republican side] The constitution of Maine provided that every voter should have a legal residence ot three months at the plae> where he was to voto. In justice to hia colleague, the speaker, he only desired to Sdy after all the feeling tbe gentleman from New York had piled up in bis own bosom "ver the alleged packing of the Kittery Yard in the interest of Mr. Reed that tbe greatest m�jnritj ever cast for Trios. B lteed �as 2,433 nvar hia Democratic ' pnonent and 1,028 round majority in 1888, when the navy yard bad been packed by a Democratic administration. [Loud applause on Republican side ] The resolution was then adopted- yeas 121, nays 78. Mr. Looey of Iowa, submitted tho ma- jority report on the Clayton-Breckenrlrige elect!.in case. The report, which declares the sent vacant,was ordered printed and laid over. The bouBe then went into committee of the whole, Mr. Mason of Illinois in tbe chair, on the general deficiency bill. Without disposing of the bill the committee rose and the house adjourned. Penolon for KuniinnM. Washinciton, Aug. 5.-Pensions have been granted Kansans as follows: Original-George T. Boon, Cheyopa; James W. Hickman, Bronson; Chas. E. Haselhurst, Augusta; James U Forgey, Ottawa; Charles H. Graham, Zurich; James C. Hughes, Chlco; Edward Fur-man, Hays City; Wm. H. Harney, NeBB City; Albert W. Beacham. Irving; Elijah C, Hewitt, Partridge; Thomas �. Furst> Fort Bcott; John H. Brown, Quinter; Allen K. Bnaham, Wilkinson; Andrew Blackburn, Dell; Philip Erioo, Nicker-aon. Increase-Albert Dic-isus, Bendena; Geo. W. Bivin, Olpi; Jobn E. Allison, Newton. RelBsue-Martin C. Carnahan, Valley Center; John E. Nagle, Linwood; Taos. A. Kirk, Uosedale: Lewis B. Puckett, Bainbridge; John Frelhoitz, Atchison; James C. Davis, Cottonwood Falls. RolsBUe and increase-Elijah 11. FiBh-er, Belr.it; Chas. A. Middledate, Milton-vale. Seoond Diatrlot Republican Congressional Convention. " Farmer " Fnngtun Hag a Walk-Over and Is Nominated by Acclamation to Hucceed Himself. OHOFR A FM1.UBK Gloomy Report* From all the Agricultural SteteH-A General Drouth. CuiCAi-.o, Aug. 5.-The Fnrmir'x Iit-vim tomorrow will say: Outside of a few counties in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, where local raina have fallen, drouth 1b universal in the fltatea covered by the report-Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. As a natural consequence the corn crop is suffering. Unless rain comes soon and in abundant supply the crop will be a comparative failure. Spring wheat also ia experiencing the blighting effect ot drouth. The average condition of that crop at present in lows, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Dakota is about 25 per cent, below the average. Oats are yielding bb well as might be expected, considering the adverse con. ditions to which the crop has been subject in the way of drouth and insect depredations. The crop is praotically a failure in Kentucky and also in many counties in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana, where the ravages of the grain plant rlouso were most severe. The reports indicate that the average condition is 30 per cent, lower than that of last year at harvesting time, and tbe averaee yield 20 per cent, less than that of 1880. Minnesota and Dakota lead this year with oatB and are harvesting good crops both as regards quality and yield. fttatemeut of the Nnnta Ve HTHtem Boston, Aug. 5.-The following state mentis given out from tbe Atchison office this afternoon: Preliminary statement (partly appruxi mate) of operations of the Atchison, To peka and Santa Fe Railroad company under its first income bond period, Oct, 1,1880, to June 30, 18U0, inclusive, nine months: Gross earnings at railroad, $23,-708,218; net earnings, f.7,815;9B9; fixed charges, interest on bonds, tax's, rentals, etc., $5,700,000; balance, $3,016,980. Additional receipts from sundry sources, coal properties, investments, etc., ($303,-000) *3,410,580; interest declared income bonds payable September, )8!)0, 24 y per cent. on $80,000,000, $2,200 000 surplus $310,580. [Note- Old fixed charges pertained prior to October, 1880, and absorbed all income for first three months ol the fiscal year, J-ily, AuguBt|and September] Operations of the railroads of tbe AtchiBOD, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad company system for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1890, Compared with the Bame last year: Gross earnings, $31,004,357, increase, $3,431,-488, net earnings, $10,083,800; increase $3,311,478; June 1800 closely approxlma ted, S'. S >uis and San Francisco railroads system not included. Preliminary state ment for June, closelv approximated, gross earnings $5,253,543, Increase $420 344; net earnings, $562,100; increase, $244,607. The Western Associated Vrtitt, Detroit, Aug. 5.-The annual meeting of the Western Associated PresB was held here to-day with a large attendance. An excursion to Oakland was taken on the fine eteamer, City of Cleveland. A large number of ladles who accompanied the members participated in the excursion. A board of directors and officers were elected,as follows: Richard Smith of the Cincinnati OommercinlGmettf, W. N Haideman of the Louisville Courier-Journal, Victor F. Lawson of the Chicago News, J. A. Mann of the Kansas City Journal, A. .1. Bletben of the Minneapolis Tribune, S. E Morse of the Indianapolis Sentinel, and J P. Barr of the Pittsburg Post. The first three named constitute the executive committee. President, I. F. Mftok or the Sandusky Register; vice president, W K. Sullivan of the Chicago Journal; secretary, P L. Baker ot the Detroit Tribune. Freight OlaMtucAtloDi. Chicago, Aug. 5.-The committee on uniform classification of freight which waa appointed Dec. 5,18M, by the rail road companies of the United States, has just submitted its report. The committee consists of sixteen members, two from each of the eight iraflic associations of the country, and after much labor haB formu latedaplan for the combining of all ex isting classifications ic one general class iScation. The proposed form is com posed of eleven dosses and it is recun mended that it is to be put Into effoct Jan. 1,1891. The committee also recommends that a permanent organization h formed with a board ot uniform olaaaifi cation, a chief chairman and three ili. trict chairmen, the office of the principal chairman to be in Chicago and the district chairman to be located re�peotlvrly at New York, Atlanta,Gt, and Ss. Louis. Weather Indication*. Washington, Aug. 5.-(Forecast till 8 p. m. Wednesday.]-For Kansas: Fair; warmer; southerly wind*. POLITICAL. Hon. .loan Bpoers, President or the Finney (lountr Farmem' Alliance, Thluks the Members of That Orgnnlxatlnn Will Anllinro With Their ttenpectlve Political Parties M Usual-KcsulU or Honday'a Klectlon In Alahama-Other Political matters. Kansas Cm, Kan., Aug. 5.-The Republicans of the Second Kansas congressional district met here to-day to nominate a candidate to succeed Congressman Funston. "Fanner" Funston had a walk-away and was nominated to succeed himself by acclamation. C. E. Lane of La Cygne, chairman of the congressional committee, called the convention to order, W. B. Webster of Bourbon county was unanimously chosen chairman. In taking the chair, he called the convention's attention to the necessity of hard work, in-as-much as they bad to fight not only the old enemy, but also the Farmer's Alliance and the Union Labor party. A. G. Talbott of Wyandotte county was choBen temporary secretary. The usual committees were then appointed and duringtbe time consumed by their preparing their reports Hon. John Speers of Finney county was called to the platform to address the convention. He complimented Mr. Funston for his work in tbe house and in deference to the Farmers' Alliance he said that he SB president of the Finney County Alliance would predict that those members of the Alliance who were Republicans would vote the Republican ticket and the Democrats would vote the Democratic ticket. A Lawrence delegate handed to the secretary a document which proved to be tbe credentials ot Hugh Cameron and Grace S. Smith to attend and participate in Alliance and political meetings as representatives of the Knights of Labor, representing Lodge Nn. 2501, of Lawrence. Mr. Worther of Miami county, moved that they be made honorary delegates. Capt. St. Clair of Anderson county, arose to inquire whether "this is a lie-publican convention or a "calllopean" conventien?" Richard Blue said these representatives of the Knigbts had come simply to listen to the proceedings and not to take any part in them. He moved to amend the motion by inviting them to seats on the platform. Alter further debate the amended motion wne carried. By that time, however, Miss Smith had left the hail and Mr, Cameron declined to accept the invitation. Adjournment was then taken until 2 o'clock. Upon reaBBembling, T. N. Hancock of Johusun county, was chosen permanent chairman, aud D. N. Clark ot Franklin county, permanent secretary. The platform was then reported and adopted with out division. I be platform condemns the policy of the Democratic party, endorses the federal election bill and demands Hb passage by congress. Mr. Blaine's reciprocity plan ia approved, as are also free coinage and governmental control of the rail roads. The passage of the Wilson bill is demanded. The Btate railroad commission is endorsed. The Improvement of the Missouri river is asked for, and the return of John J. Ingalls to the senate demanded. Resolutions were then enthusiastically adopted complimenting Mr. Funston. Hon. Richard Blue then arose and placed Mr. Fukston in nomination, concluding by moving that his nomination be made by acclamation. The motion was adopted amid great enthusiasm and tbe convention adjourned. LARGE DEHOORATIO MAJORITY. a good portion of next day before the constitution is completed. The minimum initiation fee will be placed at five dollars. In speaking of tho alleged proposed juncture with the Amalgamated Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Secretary McGuire said he did not believe nny steos would betaken with a view of consolidation. The Odd fulluTjn. Chicago, Aug., 5.-Cantons from all parts of the country continue to arrive to-day to take part In the trl-ennienal cantonment of tho patriarchs militant, I. O. O. *', and the was ablaze with red, gold and purple trappings and the Hashing jewels and waving plumes of the order. The forenoon was devoted to competitive exemplifications of the subordinate degree work, with closed doors in battery D, armory. Garden City Lodge, of Chicago, opened the competition and was followed by Wicker Park Lodge, also of this city. This afternoon the prize drills of the cantons by classes was begun on the Lake Front in tbe presence of a multitude of people. Dry All Aronnd. Kansas City, Aug. 5.-A special to the SUir from Lawrence says: Observer Peters of the Bignal service has just finished his meteorological summary for the month of July and It ia the most remarkable document ever issued by tbe local weather bureau. July, aside from being the hottest July In twenty years was deficient in rainfall 3 It) inches. This is altogether unprecedented, for this valley has hitherto been noted for its frequent showers while some of the adjoining counties went dry. The deficiency in the rainfall in this suction since January 1 of this year 1b a trille iesB than twelve inches. This transcends the records of former times. RtSIGNED. The Argentine Insurgents Finally Carry Their Point. President Column, Diverted hy Ills Followers, Compelled to Tender Ills Kexigmitlon A Rumor That the Henl8;nitlAn May lie a Trick, IcllnmcA the Populace Who Threaten Death to Any liepnty Who Voten Agatiiftt ItH Acceptance-Celman Protect* That Ills Decision !� Irrevocable. London, Aug. 5.-A 'apecial to the iVcw� from BuenoB Ayressayh: President Celman, abandoned by Pentegrlni, Rocnpena and Garcia, and completely isolated, has been forced to present bis resignation at a joint meeting of the chambers. As Celman's partisians still form a majority Mb resignation is possibly a trick. The populace threaten to shoot any deputies who vote not tn accept the resignation. The president declares that his resignation is irrevocable. TA KEN TUK TOWN. Alabama's Election Yesterday-Tho Meg-roes Do Not Visit the Polls. Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 5.-Returns from all over the state indicate a Democratic victory. In Jefferson county very few negroes came to tho polls, stating they did not care to vote. A special to tbe Age Herald from Salem Bays there waB danger of serious trouble in Dallas at one time yesterday afternoon. The negroes had planned to capture the bal lot box at Safford when the polls closed and a few armed men from Salem, under orders from the sheriff went out and dispersed the mob and brought in the box. The negroeB dispersed quietly. The Sinews of a Campaign. St. Louis, Aug. 5.-The state Demo cratic committee held a meeting here this morning. The most important business that came before the meeting was that of levying an assessment on the candidates. After considerable discussion it was decided that all contributions should be voluntary. Pourth District Missouri Republicans. St. j ok, Mo., Aug. 5.-At a meeting of the Republican committee of tbe Fourth congressional district in this city to day a convention was called to meet at rtavaniiah Sept. 4. The representatives will be the same as to the state convention. ___ OABPENTBRtl lit COUNCIL. Revision of the Constitution and By-Laws of line association Ciiicaoo, Aug. 5.-The morning session of the Carpenters' and Joiners' convention was occupied by listening to re porta, in the afternoon the convention resolved itself Into a committee ot the whole and tbe revision of tbe constitution and by-laws was taken up. Tbe old constitution was practically wiped out, and to use the words of Secretary McGuire, "the constitution as far as adopted is up to tbe times." The eight hour question was given a most promt nent pltce in the document, and the strict enforcement of tbe eight-hour rule is urged in strong anguage. But six articles were adopted and It will take to-morrow and probably Smuggled Opium. Kansas City, Aug. 5.-Revenue officers and United States detectives arrived here yesterday looking for 2,000 pounds of smoking opium which were smuggled Into the United StateB some time ago. The opium came through California, and the smugglers got as far as Phamix, Ariz,, wi'h it when the detectives got on their trail and scared them into Canada. Since then the smugglers have eluded he detectives until a few days ago, when it was learned the contraband goods had been shipped here. The detectives made a thorough search of all the Chinese aundrles to day but found no smuggled opium. Tbe duty on this opium amountB to $20,000.___ Washouts la Arizona. Nkkdi.es, Cal., Aug. 5.-A cloudburst in the mountains in the eastern part ot Mojava county, Ariz, fast night washed out a bridge two miles west of Yucca. An east bound freight due at Y'ucca at 8 o'clock was precipitated into tho river killing Fireman Win. Neil and sliirhtly wounding Engineer Harsher, anci berioos ly Bcaliling Brakeman Sutton. The San FranciBco exprenep due at the Needles last night at (i, was delayed by a washout near Williams, Ariz, and only reached Yucca a few minutes after the freight accident, having a narrow escape. End or the Hansen Family. Mindicn, Neb., Aug. 5.-A long standing quarrel between Hans Hansen and his wife culminated in a ghastly double tragedy yesterday. He had hltohed his team to go to the country when he had Borne words with his wife, and seizing a club be crushed in ber skull, killing her instantly. Ho dragged her body to tbe barn where he Bwung it from a rafter by a rope. He then tried to hang himself with a portion of the rope, but falling went to the house and blew his brains out with a Bhot gun. --^- To Abandon Piece Work, lNT>iANAroi.is, Ind., Aug. 5.-The In ternational Brotherhood of machinery molders will convene in biennial session hereto day. Sixty delegates from Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and other states have already arrived. The do'o gates will discuss the propriety of abandoning all piece work, on the ground that it is injurious to the trade and pro duces bad results for the men. They say they would rather work by the day for less wages. Klre at Johnson City, BvuACCBE, Kan., Aug. 5.-[Special.]- Word was received here of a disastrous fire that occurred at Johnson City Saturday morning at 4 o'clock. Among the buildings burned were the offices of the Stanton County iicpulfjcan.Stanton Coun ty bank, the M. K & T. telgraph office and J. A. Wortlnan's grocery. Particulars of the Ore are not known as the only communication at present is by stage. They Downed the Blorinonfl* Balt Lake, Aug. 5.-The struggle over a county ticket between the Liberala and MormonB and the Union Working-men's annex, was one of the fiercest ever known here, it was a short campaign and lively work. The approximated returns near midnight indicated the sue cess of the Liberal ticket in the county by from 200 to 300 majority. Explosion In a Mine. Taooms, Wash., Aug. 5.-A dispatch from Carbono, this county, StateB that an explosion of gas occurred yesterday in a mine killing Henry J. Jones, aged 30, and I'. B. Morgan, aged 85. Tbos. J WilliamB waB badly injured. The accident was caused by a miner exposing bis lamp to the gas. The Guatemala Revolutionists Drive the Regular Forces to the Capital, City im- Mexico, via Galveston, Aug. 5. -A dispatch from San Salvador says that Gen. Trungaran, at the head of the Guatemala revolutionists, has taken Chiqui-mula, near the capital, and that the loss of this place baa obliged the Guatemalan government to concentrate its troops toward the capital. A Guatemalan dispatch says it ia untrue that an attempt was made to assassinate President Barrillas and denies that the revolution Is of Importance. Tbe dispatch uIbo says that Minister Mir.en-er's correspondence has not been tampered with and that the minister has for days been in free communication with the United States government, A special diupatch from Guatemala says the diplomatic corps baa offered to negotiate in the interests ot peace, that the offer is accepted and that it is expected that a peaceful settlement will be arranged within a few days. President Barrillas says be will not re-Blgn and that he prefers death to surrender. Dispatches teceived by the Mexican government confirm the report of tbe probability of the intervention in behalf of pence of the foreign diplomats in Central America. President Ezetas' only terms are the recognition of his government and the non intervention of other powers in tho interior government of Salvodor. ReportB from the Cbipaa frontier are that everything is quiet. Kxcltemeut at lluntios Ayres. IStiKNoa Ayukr, Aug.5.-Notwithstanding the fact that insurrection here haB terminated great excitement prevails throughout the city and the disquiet continues to incro&so. Senor Fortra, the leailerof tho party which supports Gen, Mitre, who was formerly president ot tbe republic, has been offered a placo in the cabinet but he declines to accept it. It is rumored that a new issue of $50,000,-000 of paper currency will be made. A bill haB been into tbe chamber of deputies providing for a forced currency. The national bank has resumed payment. The bourse is still closed and tbe panic feeling incommercial circles continues. The press is forbidden by the government to comment on the crisis. ' � President Geliaan Resigns, Vali'ahiaso, Aug. 5"pTvtA despatch received here s&ya that Dr. Juarez Celman, the president ot the Argentine Republic has presented hia resignation to congress, giving as a reason the political and financial difficulties through which the republic Is passing. He has been succeeded, the despatch adds, by the vice president, Dr. Pelligrlni. a jkwmh mvoBon, Winners at tbe Moumonth Park. Monhoutii Paiik, Aug. 5 -The winners �f to-day's races were Clarendon, P>tnmac, Judge Marrow, Stockton and Village Maid. Winners at Saratoga. Saiiatoua, Aug. 5.-Tbe winners of today's races were Riiperta, Slnaloa, Objection, Lob Angeles, Retreat and Mertden. An Unusual Ceremony Performed at .fef-feraonvllle, lnd. jKfFF.iiBONviLi.E, Ind., Aug.B.-In the office ot the county jail yesterday afternoon there took placo a Jewish divorce, something; that was never before witnessed in this city, much to the amusement of a small crowd ot spectators. Abraham Cohon, in jail awaiting trial for horse Btealing waa some months ago divorced from hia wife,Mary Cohen, on her application In Louisville. As the proceeding of the law did not annul the marriage oontracf according to their doctrine and religion, it was necessary to perform the divorce according (o the orthodox method. The proceedings, which were performed by J. FinglBsteiu, a rabbi of Cincinnati, assisted by M. Isenberg of Louisville, were novel and curious. Cohen and his wife walked into the office together. In hia right hand tbe Rabbi held a document written in Hebrew characters, anu a Hebrew Bible, which be read alternate passages to the man, who repeated them after him. The document, which waa supposed to be the divorce, was doubled up and the Rabbi turned upon the woman, and, after going through a ceremony, to which the wife listened weeping and with her hands raised before her, he threw the paper into her hands, which she clasped upon it The article was then banded to the rabbi, who look it and with a sharp knife severed it in twain, at the same time handing one piece to the woman and one to the man. This ceremony can be performed only by certain rabbis, of whon there ore only �ix In the country. Governor Campbell In a B*e\ Box. CbMiMnus, O., Aug. 5. - G>vernor Campbell addressed an open letter to tbe editor of an evening paper, offering $500 for a charitable institution as a gift if (he editor would furnish his source ot information that tbe governor would call out th>> state militia strains', the enforcement nf the Lidge bill in Ihia state, if the (nil became a law. Tnree letti-rs have patsed hetween the p�.tti�� looking to aa understanding, and the editor agree* to furnish tbe information to morrow and prove that Campbell made the statements which have been Imputed to him. life

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