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Boston Weekly Globe (Newspaper) - March 17, 1891, Boston, Massachusetts The Doston weekly Globe tuesday March 17. of the , n. A a a loses $1,500,-000 by two fires. Asset Atiim base Ball schedule Ivr Fyk of Tho Kalona. Wholesale poisoning mad Bull kills a Fannery notes. Syracuse n. A a a March 14.�?syracuse iras visited this morning by the most extensive and costly conflagration in its history. The losses Are about $1,250,000, and a dozen Fine business blocks and a big apartment Bouse Are in ruins. A heavy Gale was blowing at 6 of clock this morning when an alarm was turned in from the Hogan Block a six Story Stone Structure in West Fayette St., and within a few minutes the building was doomed. The Block next East succumbed and also Chryst amp Sehit a spice House. In the other direction the United states hotel at tile Corner of Franklin St. Went. In the meantime Tike fire had crossed the Street and attacked Tho Rons Salar Block and the Seneca House North on Franklin St., and both blocks were destroyed. Working East along Fazette St., the fire swept Down David Davis Block John f. Kauffman a three Story Block a four Story Brown Stone front Block owned by a. W. Fay and j. H. Golden and stopped in a double Brick dwelling which was nearly destroyed. This was the familiar land Mark known As the Williston and Paine Homestead sex mayor Williston still occupying one of the houses. This fire was not under control until 10 of clock. In the meantime another disastrous conflagration had been raging. About 7.30 of clock a Large burning Ember was carried by the wind a distance of five or six blocks into a window in the top Story of the Christian Cook Block on East Washington it. It landed against a pile of Excelsior used for packing purposes. The flames spread with marvellous rapidity and inside of 16 minutes the entire Structure was burning from cellar to roof. The journal building adjoined tins Block and within 15 minutes the printers were driven from it and none of the files and books of the company were saved. Meantime the flames were working fiercely to the East and it soon became evident that the magnificent Montgomery fits extending from Washington to Fayette sts., must go. At 9 of clock it seemed As if there would be to limit to the conflagration. The wind f be a Hurricane raging flames Sparks and smoke far and wide. A Rte Candee House adjoins the Montgomery on the West and the stables were nearly burned Down. The 30 valuable horses were removed to safety. The Candee House repeatedly caught on fire but the firemen saved the building. 12 of clock All danger from an Extension of either fire was at an end. The losses Are divided among 200 or 300 Anns and families and will amount to really $1,500,000. The insurance companies will lose a Little Over $700,000. Six burned in a Asylum. Nashville Tenn March 14.�?this morning the Central insane Asylum situated seven Miles from this City is in ruins and beneath it Are the charred bodies of half a Cozen of Tho unfortunate inmates. The fire broke out at 10.15. Id a moment the alarm As Given and the 400 inmates of the in i firtion were thrown into wild commotion. The fee were 28 men in the Wing when the tire caught and 22 of them were quickly removed the other six being left to their Fate. Two hours elapsed before Aid came from the City. La the meantime the West Wing had collapsed the main building had caught fire and the inmates were beginning to break from the guard and scatter like frightened animals Over the surrounding country. At 3.15 the inmates who had been huddled for several hours in the Yard in front of the main building were returned to the East Wing. About 25 had escaped the majority of whom were harmless. Lost 9100,000 in Chicago. Chicago 111., March 14.�?the wholesale drug House of Humiston Keeling amp co., 143-145 Lake St., caught fire at i of clock this morning caused by an explosion on tile second flair. The building was filled with explosive drugs oils and chemicals and the Blaze was one of tile fiercest the firemen have Ever fight. Panic reigned for a time in a portion of Tho Sherman House which is in close proximity to tile Humiston amp Keeling building. Hooley a theatre caught fire several tines and the flames were with difficulty extinguished. For a time it was feared that Bot the Sherman House and the theatre must go. Humiston Keeling amp co. Lose $100,00. Oiler fires. A fire in Buffalo n. Y., tuesday caused a total loss of $264,000, wit i an insurance of $191,000. The Hose world building of Wenborne Sumner amp co. Was completely gutted and the entire outfit destroyed. Eight other Lions suffered loss from $65,000 to $2000. A heavy explosion of wednesday night blew out the rear of j. R. Weldin it pc cons building in Pittsburg Penn. Tile building was destroyed with the entire Stock of Fine stationery pictures Etc. The Board of Trade building just opposite containing the r. G. Dun Agency. Germania Bank custom Bouse and other offices caught fire and was destroyed. Tile total loss will be $600,000. The Bohn Sash and door factory Omaha neb., was burned thursday evening. Loss $160,000 insurance $130,000. The Peoria 111. Grape sugar company a starch House and sugar refinery was burned tuesday night. Loss $100,000 fully insured. One employee was fatally burned. A boy carelessly set fire to a can of varnish in Chicago wednesday night and caused a lire that destroyed $200,000 Worth of property. The burned premises consisted chiefly of a five Story Brick Structure owned by the Arthur manufacturing company and a building adjoining belonging to the Atlas manufacturing company. Behring sea trouble. The whole Case Likely to be submitted to arbitration. Sir Julian Paunce Fote. The British minister had a conference with Secretary Blaine at the state department Friday. It related to it principally 60 it is said to the arrangement of preliminaries for the submission to arbitration of the various questions at Issue in regard to Behring sea fisheries on the basis suggested by or. Blaine and accepted by Laird Salisbury with certain modifications. Sir Charles Tupper is coming to Washington to Aid and co operate with the English minister in adjusting the Behring sea and Canadian fisheries controversy. Great Britain has shown a disposition to accept in a Large measure the situation As Laid Down by Secretary Blaine in his communication to lord Salisbury and tile Points of difference Between the two nations Are so slight that an agreement should be reached without serious difficulty. After All the preliminaries have been exhausted tile propositions to be submitted for arbitration will be prepared in accordance with the understanding of Secretary Blaine. In Paris considerable interest is Felt in the dispute Between great Britain and the United states on the subject of the Seal fisheries in Behring sea. Popular sympathy is altogether in favor of the former As against the american doctrine of Mare Cla usum which is considered As detrimental to the Liberty of the High seas which ail nations Are interested in maintaining. Tile intelligence that the United states probably would consent to have the question decided by arbitration has been received with a feeling of Relief. The Temps is of the opinion that it is or. Blaine who yielded All along the line a Salisbury a adds Tho Temps a has succeeded in routing his adversary. This fortunate Issue of a Long controversy is a matter for congratulation. Arbitration is a pledge of peace. Salisbury a Success in fixing the conditions of arbitration is in the interest of All maritime Powers who would have viewed with serious apprehension the recognition of a precedent involving the dangerous doctrine of a closed association dates. Where the clubs will play during the coming season. Cincinnati 0., March 12.�?the association issued tonight the following schedule of games for the coining season Cincinnati at Howk. With Columbus april 18,19, 20, 21 june 12, 13, 14 sept. 24, 26, 27. With Louisville april 23, 24,25, 26 june to 20, 21 july 25, 20. 28. With St. Louis May i 2, 3, 4 june 16,17,18 july 22,2$, 24. With Boston my 26, 27, 28, 29 aug. La 13, 13 sept. To 20, 22. With Baltimore May so a. In. And p. In31 june i auf. 6, 6. 7 sept. 10,17, in. Will athletic a june 2. 3, 4, 5 aug. 8, 9, to sept is 14. 15. With Washington june 0, 7, 8, 9 aug. I 2, 4 sept. Roll 13. Loris Vollm at Howk. With Columbus april 8, 9, la 12 june 10, 17, in aug 15, in in. With Cincinnati april 14,15, to. 17 june 28, 27. 28 aug. 22. 23. With St. Louis april 18, to 20, 21 june 12, is 14 sept. 24. 20. 27. With athletics Olny 28, 27. 28. 20 aug. 1,2, 4 sept. 19, 20, 22. With Washington May 30 a. In. And p. In31 june i aug. 8, 0, to sept. To. 17,18. With Poston june 2, 3, 4. 5 aug. 5. 6. 7 sept. 13, 14,15. With Baltimore june 8, 7, 8, 0 aug. La 12, 13 sept. To. La 12. St. Lovis at Homb. With Cincinnati april 8,0,11,12 june 23, 24 26 aug. 15, in. 18. With Columbus april 14, 15, in 17 june 20,27, 28 aug. 20, 22, 23. With Louisville april 27, 28, 29, so june 30 july 1.2 of l. I 3, 4. With Washington May 20, 27, 28, 29 aug. La 12. Is sept. To 20, 22. With athletics May 30 a. In. And p. In31 june i aug. 5. Al 7 sept. To 17, in. With Baltimore june 2, 8, 4, 5 aug. 8.4to sept. 13. 14.15. With Bostons june i 7, 8, la aug. I 2, 4 sept. To 11,12. Colum bus at Home. With Cincinnati april 27, 28, 29, 30 june 30 july 1,2 oct. 1,3. 4. With St Louis april 23. 24,25, 20 june to. 20, 21 july 25, 20.28. With Louisville May i 2, 3, 4 june 23, 24, 25 july 22. 23, 24. With Baltimore May 24, 20. 27. 28 aug. I 2, 4 sept. 19, 20, 22. With Bostons May 30 a. In. And per31 june i aug. 8, 9, to sept. To 17, 18. With Washington june 2, 3, 4, 5 aug. 5, 6,7 sept. 13, 14,15. With athletics june 6, 7, 8, 9 aug. La 12, 13 sept. Roll 12. Boston at Homb. With athletics april 18. 20. 21, 22 june 17 a. In. And p. Inin aug. 20. 22, 24, with Baltimore april 23, 24, 25 june 24,25, 20,27 aug. 15, 17, 18. With Washington May 2, 4, 5 june 29, so july 1,2 sept. 28, 20.30. With Louisville May 15, to 18, to july 18, 18, 20 aug. 28, 29, 31. With St. Louis May 20, 21, 22, 23 july 8,0, la sept. 5, 7 a. In. And p. In with Cincinnati May 8, 7, 8, 0 july 13,14,15 aug. 25&Quot, 20, 27. With Columbus May la 12,13, 14 july 4 . And p. In6 sept. I. 2. 3. Athletics at Home. With Washington april 8, 9, Roll july 25, 27, 29 sept. 24. 25. 20. With Bostons april 27, 28, 29, 30 june to 20, 22 oct. I 2, 3. With Baltimore May 2, 4,5 june 29 july i 3 july 21,22. 23, 24. With Columbus May 6, 7, 8, 9 july to 1,8, 20 aug. 28, 29, 31. With Louisville May la 12,13, 14 july 13,14, 15 aug 25,28,27. With St. Louis May 15,16, 18,19 july 4 a. In. And p. In6 sept. I 2, 3. With Cincinnati May 20, 21,22,23 july 8.9, la sept. 6, 7 a. In. And p. In Baltimore at Home. With Bostons april 8, 9, Roll july 23, 27. 29 sept 24, 25, 26. With athletes april 13,14, 15,16 june la 13, 15 sep. 28, 29,30. With Washington april 27, 28, 29, 30 june to 20, 22 aug. 20, 22,24. With Louisville May a 7, 8, 9 july 8, 9, la sept. 5, 7 a. In. And p. In with St. Louis May la 12, 13, 14 july 16, 18, 20 aug. 28, 29, 31. With Cincinnati May 15,16,18, to july 4 a. In. And p. In6 sept. I 2, 3. With Columbus May 20, 21, 22, 23 july 13,14, 15 aug. 25, 26, 27. Washington at Tome. With Bostons april 13,14,15,16 june la 13, 16 july 21, 22, 23. With Baltimore april 18,20, 2f june 18, 17, 18 oct. I 2, 3, 5. With athletics april 23, 24, 25 june 23, 24, 25, 27 aug. 15, 17, 18. With St. Louis May 6, 7, 8, 0 july 13, 14. 16 aug. 25, 20, 27. With Cincinnati May la 12, 13, 14 july 18, 18, 20 aug. 28. 29, 31. With Columbus May 15, 16, 18, 19 july 8, 0, la sept. 6, 7 to. In. And p. In with Louisville May 20, 21, 22, 23 jnly4 a. In. And p. In6 sept. 1,2, 3. Killed by a mad Bull. A new Hampshire Farmer Dies a horrible death. North Haverhill n. March the funeral of Hon. John e. Carr a Well known citizen of Haverhill took place hero today. Or. Carr who was a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families of the town came to his death from wounds inflicted by a mad Bull. He was a Farmer by occupation and As he was leading the animal from the stable to a watering trough last saturday the treacherous beast suddenly sprang upon him. And impaling the unprepared Man upon his Sharp horns tossed Nim High in the air. He caught the body again As it fell and gave it another furious toss. The maddened animal allowed his victim to fall to the ground where he stamped upon him Aud gored him viciously. The unfortunate Man had nothing to defend himself with and no Opportunity to use a weapon it he had been provided with one. The Only person nearby was a worn an. Alarm by or. Carrs cries for help she ran to the nearest neighbors and summoned Aid. When rids arrived the Bull was still wildly assailing tile prostrate Man. A neighbor entered the Yard to attract the animals attention and was himself attacked and tossed in the air but sustained no serious injury. When or. Carr was finally removed from the reach of the Bull he was m a dying condition. His wounds were horrible to contemplate. One wrist was crushed to a Jelly his legs were broken and mangled several of Bis ribs were broken and his Chest Bone crushed inward and ids lungs gored through and through were protruding from the wounds in his Chest. Despite his terrible condition he lived nearly 36 hours expiring Early monday morning. Hard and fast. U. S. S. Galena wrecked on head mass. Vineyard Haven mass., March 14.�? United states steamship Galena and United states steam tug Nina went ashore at 10.15 last night one mile South of head Lighthouse during the Strong southerly wind and a dense fog. The Galena was being towed from new York to Portsmouth by the Nina. The officers and Crow 77 in number were taken off by Ilia Galena a boats and the breeches buoy sent from the Shore by the Massachusetts humane society a station located at head. The officers and Crews of both vessels Are being cared for at the residences of natives at head. They saved nothing from the wreck having left the vessels hastily taking with them no personal effects other than what they wore. New bed Ford mariners who know the coast say the vessels Ara in a bad fix and As Tho wind does not go Down that they will probably be a total loss. The Galena is a wooden vessel one of the a old Navy a 216 feet Long Between perpendicular 37 feet Broad Aud 16 feet draught. She is built of Wood ship rigged and carries engines for 776 horse Power. She can steam nine and one half knots per hour is 910 tons Burden and can carry 170 tons of Coal in Ber bunkers. She was begun at Tho United states Navy Yard at Norfolk va., in 1871, and finished in 1878. Poisoning a family. Killing two persons to even up on a debt of $17. It. Sterling ky., Mardi 12.�?William Ferguson a Farmer living near Here his son in Law b. C. Watts and granddaughter Grade Boyd were poisoned with arsenic placed in a Coffee pot last Friday. Or. Ferguson and Watts have died and the girl is still in a critical condition. John Wiggin son Frank Charlie. Jim and Fred his sons were arrested last night charged with the crime and were put into jail for Safe keeping. Fred Aud Jim a Wigginton children of to and 13 years told the whole Story. Charlie and Frank took the Poison which had been bought a few Days ago and went to or. Ferguson a House. Charlie w ent into the Kitchen and out tile Poison into Tim Coffee pot. While Frank remained on the outside. Mrs. Wig Girton knew about it and says she tried to prevent it but Charlie being a bad Man would not listen to Ber. Frank late last night first stoutly denied any knowledge of the crime but finally made a clean breast and implicated the entire family. The Wigginton came to this county several years ago and last year raised tobacco with or. Waits. There was a misunderstanding in a settlement they claiming he owed them about $17 Moro than hts accounts showed Aud because he refused to Settle to Weir Way they decided to kill him. A robbing Peter to pay new York March 12.�?a Washington special to the Herald says orders Are about to go Forth for the Omaha and Modican to proceed from Shanghai and Honolulu respectively for san Francisco for the purpose of going out of commission. The Modican it was presumed would remain in service for at least another year. But the difficulty Tho Navy department is experiencing in getting a sufficient number of to Supply tile new vessels that Are going into commission has made it necessary to put others out. Accordingly the Omaha Aud Modican have been selected because they Are less serviceable than others. Tho Transfer of several vessels from the Atlantic to the Pacific will form Par of the programme for solving the departments greatest problem at tins time Tho maiming of Tho now ships. A the fat contributors dead. Sheboygan mich., March l . Minor Griswold died this morning at Sheboygan Falls of apoplexy. He lectured there on Tho previous evening. A. Minor Griswold or As he was better known by Bis Nom de plume a Tho fat contributor a a was one of the Hest and oldest humorists of America. Years ago he was the Friend Ami associate of diaries b. Browne otherwise known As a Artemus Griswold was born in Oneida county Iii new York and educated at Hamilton College. His first work in journalism was done in Buffalo to went West and Iii Cincinnati published Bis own paper the Cincinnati saturday night during 12 years. Previous to that to Hail been City editor of Tho Cleveland loader on the munificent salary of $10 a week. T this was in Tho Early Days of Tho sixties. The Foreman of the office was a dissipated Man and entered the office of the Leader one night grossly intoxicated. The editor and proprietor Cir. Cowles ordered the Foreman out but lie declined to go. Cowles attempted to put him out. With the result that after a struggle the two fell to the floor close by or. Griswold a desk the Foreman Oil top. Quot Griswold a cried Cowles Quot take Tho Man a i beg replied Griswold Quot can to do it at $10 a week. I am Only hired to work for your paper. If Yon had expected me to take men off a except in the Way of writing a take off for the paper you should have sail so at the beginning. Nothing was mentioned about this Iii our original meanest of mean spotters. Buffalo n. A a a March 14.�?ten More Michigan Central passenger conductors have been dismissed making 15 in All. The discharge of Tho men was brought about through it is stated that the spotters would hand out a letter in response to the Call for tickets which stated that Tho bearer was an unfortunate Friend and any Courtesy shown him would be a favor to the writer who was represented to be a conductor or other employee of some other division of the line. The scheme was a Success so far As the spotters were concerned but was disastrous to the conductor who allowed ins sympathy to Lead him to violate one of the Miles of the company. New a a flyer for the Navy. Tho Navy depart ment thursday issued an advertisement inviting proposals for the construction of the triple screw protected steel Cruiser of 7800 tons displacement specially provided for in the naval appropriation act approved March 2,1891. The vessel is designated As Cruiser no. 13. The vessel must develop on her trial trip in the open sea a Speed of not less than 21 knots per hour for four consecutive hours or the contractor will be subject to a penalty of $25,000 for each Quarter knot deficiency. A Premium of $50,000, however is provided for each Quarter knot developed in excess of 21 knots. A Lively Breeze in Pittsburg. Pittsburg Penn., March 14.�?yesterday afternoon a Gale of wind reaching the Vicinity of 40 Miles an hour passed Over this City causing considerable damage to property and injuring several persons. The Walls of the Germania Bank and Weldon buildings lies Centof wednesdays fire crumbled beneath the fury of the wind and a Largo Section of the Bank building fell upon the roof of the merchants and manufacturers insurance building adjoining breaking the roof and floors of the insurance company a building. The occupants barely escaped with their lives. Mill and House chimneys All Over both cities were damaged of blown Down. Several of the largest plate Glass windows in the City were blown out that at c. W. Briggs amp jewelry store fell in and severely injured several persons. In the Cartier soil Field near the City the wind blew Over a Large number of derricks causing considerable damage to Oil Wells. Fast american steamships. New York March . Austin Corbin will establish the finest trans Atlantic steamship line Between this country and ear Opo by building eight 12.000-ton steel american steamships capable of attaining a Speed of 24 Miles an Bour to run from Montauk Point l. I., to Milford Haven ling., in five Days. The article sets Forth that nothing has hitherto stood in the Way of the consummation of this scheme except the inability of americans to run the ships As cheaply As do the English. The passage of the postal subsidy Bill which Grants $4 a mile to first class ships removes that disability from american Enterprise. Within two years time it is expected that the first ships of this line will be in commissar in and they will be the finest ships Ever built the aggregate Cost it is expected amounting to the enormous sum of about $12,000,000, reciprocity with Cuba. John w. Foster who negotiated an important treaty with Spain during the Cleveland administration has been entrusted with a similar duty by Secretary Blaine. Before leaving Here for Madrid he spent several weeks in Cuba having been sent there by Secretary Blaine to look into the Commerce of the Island especially into the feature of it relating to Trade with this country. He likewise informed himself As to the local sentiment in Cuba bearing on the subject of Freer Trade with this country. This important information he submitted to Secretary Blaine. His instructions Are said to be of such a character As to enable him to enter fully into treaty arrangements with the Spanish government relating not Only to reciprocity but to matters in which both governments Are interested. Intrigues of Canadian politicians. New York March 13.�?a Montreal special to the Herald says the most important political Rumor of the Day is that Hon. A. Chapeau Secretary of state is about to break with sir John Macdonald and form a coalition government wit i Hon. Or. Lauder and Hon. Or. Merrier Premier of Quebec. In the last elections or. Chapeau was returned with a following of 15 in Quebec in fact it was his influence that saved the province of Quebec to sir John. Should or. Chapleau desert with his following. It Wink surely bring the downfall of the government Aud most strenuous efforts will be made by Hie conservatives to prevent his doing so. The conservative majority in the not Canadian parliament is now placed at 31. Bishop paddocks death. Of. Rev. Benjamin Henry paddock s. T. D., Bishop of tile diocese of Massachusetts died March 9. In Boston. Bishop paddock was born in Norwich. Conn., Fob. 28, 1828. He graduated at Trinity Iii 1848 was assist ant teacher Iii tile episcopal Academy at Cheshire in 1848-49. He entered the new York theological Seminary where he graduated in 1852, and was made Deacon in 1852 and priest in Trinity Church Norwich. Conn. In 1860 he accepted the Rector ship of Christ Church Detroit. In 1868 lie was nominated missionary Bisho of Oregon and Washington territory but declined and in 1869 he removed to Brooklyn. N. Y., where he took charge of Grace Church. He was chosen Bishop of Massachusetts in 1873. He was consecrated in his own Church at Brooklyn. Sept. 17. 1873. He thus became the fifth Bishop of Massachusetts counting Bishop Griswold As one when he presided Over the a Eastern diocese that included Massachusetts. Among his writings May be mentioned. Quot ten years in tile Quot the first Century of Hie diocese of Massachusetts a and Quot the pastoral Lively times on a River Steamboat. Parkersburg a. Va., March 13.�?the passengers on a Steamboat on the Guy an River wednesday flight had a thrilling experience. The Gazelle loaded with passengers and freight broke a wheel and became unmanageable while going at a rapid rate Down Tho Stream which was greatly swollen by hoods. It floated on for Miles the passengers screaming to the people on Shore for help. At Barboursville John Blume jumped into a Skiff and went out to the boat. A line was thrown him but he was pulled into the River and nearly drowned. At last a rope was thrown ashore while going around a Bend and rite Speed of the vessel checked. When the passengers were taken off Many were crying and some had fainted. Government needs no Money. Washington March Secretary Nettleton of tile Treasury department made the following statement this afternoon in regard to a report that that department had decided to Call in the government deposits in National Banks Quot the government Bas no present or immediate need to use any part of the funds now in depositary Banks. Doubtless during the next eight months a part of such deposits will be required hut they will in snob ease be called in instalments and Only on reasonable notice As heretofore. Inasmuch As these deposits when so called will doubtless he disbursed to meet current requirements of the government tile funds in used will be almost immediately returned to Tho channels of Andrew Carnegie a works shut Down. Pittsburg Penn., March employees of Andrew Carnegie a big steel rail Mill at Braddock Tim Edgar Thompson Liao been notified that the works will not be started for an indefinite period. During the idleness of the past four weeks in at improvements have been made and the works arc ready for operation. Tills work was completed yesterday and now about 1600 employees Are Idle. It is claimed that since the Ina nation of the strike in tile Connellsville Coke regions two thirds of the Stock at the furnaces has been consumed leaving not More than 40,000 tons in Stock. It will require tills amount it is claimed to keep Hie six blast furnaces in blast that Are now in operation. It May be for these reasons that other steel rail Mills Are Idle during the month of March but there Are other considerations railroads Liao placed Only a Small percentage of orders and prices Are Low erne of the six companies controlling the manufacture having sold As Low is $26 a ton but it also reported that within a few Days an agreement has been reached not to sell below $29. Notes. Tile family of George m. Potter of Dorchester. Mass., were asphyxiated by from a Furnace on tuesday last. One son 19 years old is dead and mrs Potter and Lier two other children Are dangerously sick from the effects of the Poison. The failure of Congress to appropriate sufficient Money to pay the rent for the armory of rite coloured troops of Washington has leu to an order disbanding them. Much indignation is expressed by Trio coloured people. Charles e. Cook formerly an officer of the defunct Park National Bank of Chicago arid part owner in two Wisconsin Banks that failed when the Park National went under was arrested at Chicago wednesday on a requisition from Wisconsin. Tho charge against Cook is illegal banking. Henry c. and miss i Mise King Connelly were drowned while rowing in the canal two Miles above Atlanta ga., tuesday. Or. Lamar was a graduate of Tho frill Seton clan of 1885. And a Well known athlete. Executor Thomas i of the foyer weather estate said wednesday that the earliest possible time for the colleges and other institutions to receive Tho Money left them under the two years from now. Fen. Wood Tho coloured midget one of the freaks on exhibition at u bowery museum was found dead in Bod at Iris Boardinghouse Iii new York. Wednesday morning. He had been asphyxiated it is believed accidentally. The midget was 62 years old arid 48 inches High and had been in the show business for 25 years. Col. Ii. Clay King a prominent member of the bar of Memphis on tuesday murdered David h. Poston also a prominent lawyer of that City. The Wool hat manufacturers of the United states with one exception Are said to have entered into a combination. The cause assigned for the formation of the combination is Over production. Tile corporation counts on leasing All Tho Wool hat factories in the country. Nine of the 27 men who raided the shop of clockmaker Greenbaun at Jamaica l. I. Monday and who set fire to the place and threw vitriol in the face of Greenbauml a child disfiguring her for life were arrested tuesday night they were found at a meeting of the striking clockmakers in new York or. James h. Albee of Woonsocket r. I. Tuesday recovered 6000 damages from the Chappaqua n. A shoe company for an Accident that broke hts leg while he was spending the summer of 1888 in Chappaqua. To w As out driving when the shoe company s whistle frightened his horse so that no ran Way and threw him out of the Carriage. The it. Carmel Shaft Colliery one of the largest in the Region suspended indefinitely tuesday evening owing to Tho depressed condition of Tho Coal Trade. One thousand hands Are thrown out of employment. The Alaska Shaft Back Ridge Aud hear Valley collieries at he Amain owned by the Reading company have shut Down for an i Defi Nite period for tile same reason. Tile steamship Saratoga of the Ward line arrived in new York from the Gulf of Mexico tuesday having on Board Capri William by. Robinson hts mate and 14 men of the English ship j. G. Russell. Tim Russell was bound from Rio Janeiro to Pensacola in ballast and was wrecked on the Isle or Pines 60 Miles South of Cuba on the morning or feb. 20. Tile Crew saved their own effects and the ships papers. The vessel is a total loss. Tho now York police commission has been investigating a Rumor to the effect that the patrolmen have raised a fund of $75,-000 for the purpose of securing a legislative enactment raising to Weir pay. Tile superintendent of police has been ordered to make a rigid examination and to take measures looking to the arraignment in court of those who have tried to influence legislation. This order of Tho Board has carried dismay into tile ranks of tile Force. Two Hundred arid fifty soldiers at fort Omaha neb., Are reported Down with la Grippe. The East Wall at the fort Pitt Glass works Jeannette. Penn., was blown Down Friday and Many persons injured some seriously. The break in the Mississippi levee is thought to have been done by dynamite. The levee was one of tile finest and most substantial in the District. Pilot boat Hope no. I. Of new York went ashore on Sandy Hook Friday morning during a thick fog. A hands Wero saved by Hie Crew of the life saving station at Sandy Hook the worst snowstorm of the season prevailed at Cleveland 0., Friday. A High wind caused the Snow to Drift badly and at times the storm was much like a blizzard. The storm was general throughout Northern Ohio. Or. Eastman the educated Sioux says the probability of another Indian War is very promising. He says the Young braves Aro holding secret conferences and even conservative members of the Camp Are talking War. During the week ended last saturday there were issued 5420 pension certificates of All classes. Hie first payments on which aggregate $700,264. The average first payment to each pensioner was therefore $129.20. Thursday Tho women of it. Etna. Ind., armed with clubs and axes beat Down a Saloon door emptied bottles demolished furniture and gave notice that All dram shops would share a similar Fate. No one interfered with the proceedings and it is thought All other places will close. Paul m. Richards a new York publisher was arrested Friday on an order from the supreme court for falsely representing As alleged that he was Worth $50,000 above his liabilities to the East River Bank which discounted his note for $5000. The note was taken last october and in december he failed with $50,179 liabilities and $38,450 assets. Leland a famous Ocean hotel at Long put ranch n. J., was sold wednesday at lore closure Sale for $08,075 to col. George a Bliss of new York. A meeting of representatives of leading railways will be held in new York next tuesday for tile purpose of considering the expediency of abolishing unlimited tickets. There ase six men in sing sing n. A prison condemned to death for murder. Two of them. James j. Slocum and Harris a. Smiler Are to be executed by electricity unless stays Are granted. Justice Samuel n. Rockwell a prominent citizen of Bordentown n. J., was found dead in his Library wednesday wit i a bul let Hole Iii his head. It is supposed to be a Case of suicide but no cause can be assigned for the deed. A it is said that the president is not Likely to appoint those nine circuit judges for several months to come. Joshua Dempsey put wealthy land owner of Altoona Penn., Drew several thousand dollars from the Bauk a few Days ago and went to Pittsburg on a business trip. Monday his body was found therein an Alley. He evidently had been murdered and robbed. Stewart Hayes a clerk in rite Union Mutual insurance company a office at St. John n. B., has absconded. Manager Weldon says that Hayes Cash is $2000 Short. Hayes purchased a ticket for Portland me., sunday night. He had been living a fast Hie lately. Earing a dense fog monday tile new York. Philadelphia and Norfolk Steamer new y Ork collided off lamberts Point with the Barge Lawrence with 1000 tons of Coal for new London. Tho Barge was sunk and tile Steamer sustained slight damage to her Dows. The cases brought to test the constitutionality of the Mckinley Tariff act. Have been assigned for argument on the fourth monday in april. Harry g. Crawford of Kingston n. Y., found guilty of bigamy in the Ulster county court last saturday on monday was sentenced to Fly e years in Clinton state prison the Treasury department is considering a proposition to reduce rite number of seals captured in Behring sea annually. A heavy fog Friday morning caused some accidents on the East River but fortunately without serious results. The ferryboat Montana of the Roosevelt St. Ferry and the Southampton of the James slip ferry collided while nearing the new York Side. The boats were crowded with people and for a few moments it looked As if a panic might ensue. Tho strand Steamer City of new London on Lier Down trip this morning. Crashed into the ferryboat Republic of the Catharine ferry. The ferryboat was considerably damaged. Nobody was Hurt. As was expected Legal proceedings have been taken which act As a slay in the Case of Tim two murderers who were to to executed at sing sing prison not week. John Freeman t8 years old. A clerk in the employ of the Edison electric Light company at 3 East 13th St. New York. Fell against an electric Light Dynamo accidentally thursday tight and was instantly killed. Santa be. N. My a was practically isolated from the outer world by a Snow blockade last week. For a distance of 18 Miles near Chama Tho Denver amp Rio Grande Railroad is reported under Snow tothe depth of 5 to 40 feet. It is feared there May to great suffering in towns West of there. The grip is on Tho increase in Chicago. And tiler a seems a fair probability that that City is about to Liao another visitation like that of last Winter. The county Hospital is Lilied with patients Ami As pneumonia follows in Many cases Hie mortality is great. Already the effect of the epidemic is visible in industries employing a Large number of men. Secretary Proctor and part of visitors from Washington spent thursday Iii travelling Over to battlefields at Mission Ridge and Lookout Mountain. At night the Visi news from abroad. An american blizzard let Loose in England. Rare Hll a manifesto tiny electoral Flat form of the liberals. Death of Kerr Windthorst from All quarters. Notes tors were the guests of the citizens of Chattanooga at a banquet Given to celebrate the successful manufacture of steel in that Section from Low Grade Southern Iron. Inspector Byrnes of new York a covered $27,300 Worth of diamonds thursday. They i were the property of Trevison a co. Of 41 and 43 Maiden Lane and Parton the $30,000 Worth of diamonds stolen by a trusted Salesman a. C. Duncan on Jan. In. Tho diamonds were Iii a package loft Oil Jan. 16 by a Young Man at an up town hotel of whom nothing has Ucon heard since. Representatives of about 50 of the Largos furniture factories in the United states met in new York thursday and organized a National association for holding in new y Ork Semi annual expositions of the products of the factories of Hie country. The first is to be held at the american Institute from july 6 to aug. 8 next. For t he ninth time Isaac Smith under sentence of death for the murder of Stephen Tedmore in 1888, was respite Friday night Fey gov. Campbell of Ohio. Tho execution is fixed now for May 28. This is to enable the legislature to consider the special Bill now pending concerning Smiths Case. Lie would have been executed next Friday morning. S. A. Ediley formerly postmaster at Walnut Grove ala., disappeared three weeks ago leaving a Large family destitute. A shortage of $2000 has been discovered in his accounts As postmaster Aud a Reward for his arrest Lias been offered. It is rumoured that a Syndicate of English capitalists is negotiating for the Purchase of Tho extensive piano key manufactories located in Essex and deep River. Conn. The three concerns Here use two thirds of the elephant Ivory brought into the United 8totes, and each maintains an Agency in South Africa where the tusks Are purchased from elephant Hunters and Ivory traders. Congressman Breckinridge of Kentucky is very ill at the hotel Escambia Pensacola Ria. Col. N. S. Loss the state ornithologist of Kansas is dead. His collection of Birds and insects of the state was perhaps the largest and most Complete of any state in the Union. Or. John Lesperance who had Benn for 20 years a familiar figure Iii Canadian literary circles is dead. To was born at St. Louis mo., in 1836. And adopted Tim Nom do Chimo Quot Laclede a or. I Esperance served on the Confederate Side Iii the civil War. And went to Canada upon the close of the War. Thoro is no cause for the panic Over a supposed Scarcity of sugar it is said to be the result of a fear on the part of retailers that they May got Quot stuck with duty paid sugar on april i. The jury in Tho trial of James a. Simmons in the United states circuit court at new York on Tho charge of embezzling funds of Tim sixth National Bank was unable to agree on a verdict at la of clock Friday night Anil remained locked up until 11.45 o clock saturday morning when they were brought Back to the court room. They had not yet agreed upon a verdict and had sent a request to judge Benedict that they be discharged but urn judge refused to do so. And they wore locked it again. The population of the hawaiian islands is about 80,000. For 1889, under Tho stimulus of limited reciprocity the sugar Export of the islands vide Claus in reckless paper in Tho North american was 125.000 tons every Pound of which was marketed Iii the United states while 72 per cent of the foreign Commerce was with Tho United states. The bulk of the hawaiian Trade both exports and imports was with our country. John Davis of Dover n. Ii., is charged with murdering his father. Samuel Davis wit i a wooden club by blows on Tho head which caused Iris death on March la. He pleaded not guilty and the hearing was put Down for maven 30. John Franklin Smith. United states minister to Japan died of heart disease at Tokio March to. He was bom at Bowling Green ky., feb. 28, 1829, and therefore had entered his 63d year. He was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for governor of California in 188ft. Or. Swift had travelled Over the world had visited Corea and Japan and possessed considerable knowledge of Eastern Asia he had written several agreeable books including one novel Quot Rupert Greathouse Quot and records of travel. The Power of a modern gun. Uncle Sam obliged to change the plan of Hia big Battle ships. Mew York Tribune Quot few people a says a naval officer Quot appreciate the tremendous Power of the blast caused by firing a big gun on Board of a ship. An example of its effect was seen in some recent trials in firing the 67-ton gun of the new Battie slip Trafalgar considered one of Tho three or four finest vessels in the British Navy. The gun was pointed directly ahead and was fired with a charge of 630 pounds of slow burning powder and a 1250-Pound a tile blast produced by the Rush of the powder and the shot was so tremendous that the plates of Tim forecastle were forced in and rim deck beams Bent out of shape while almost every round carried away some fragment of the projecting portions of the ship even when the training was to the right or the left. Quot it is estimated that Tho vessel would be reduced to something very like a wreck were 25 rounds to be fired Oither directly ahead or directly astern. This interferes with or renders impossible firing when either in flight or Chase and has caused our naval constructors to modify Tim plans for the projected battleships As it is not deemed desirable to have them sink from the discharge of to Weir own new Boston music. Oliver Ditson company piano music includes a grand Mardidi Bravura a unique a that has Sterling and Brilliant qualities and is fresh in style go cents. A Valse Impromptu a a. ,and dedicated to Julia rive King belongs to the first rank Aud is adapted to Tho parlor and Tim concert room it is original in pleasing ways ii. A Quot Gypsy dance a by h. . Benedict is a tasteful Morceau calling for Good execution 40 cents. F. Belie has a Light and stirring military work Quot Hie Callot the Post Horn a a 35 cents. Oliver Ditson company have a number of vocal pieces very desirable for easter. One of t. H. Rollinson a Standard gems for the Cornet with piano accompaniment is Harriott s Quot thy face a and Hoffmanns Quot forget me not a 40 cents. Oliver Ditson company have some very select vocal music for easter. It includes Quot Caster Dawn a a. T. Vidal and l. R. Dressier for Soprano or Tenor in a or Alto or baritone in a Fiat 35 cents Quot Emmanuel god with us a Rodney Alto or baritone in b Fiat 50 cents Quot trusting i. All a j. Jordan Mezzo Soprano or Tenor in a Fiat 40 cents. Other select vocal pieces Are Quot love a mrs. T. Fields and f. Boott song or duet for mixed voices., 40 cents Quot the restoration song a t. Davidson and g. English scents a the Ort schoolhouse a g. A. Snow arid m. H. Andrews for baritone in a Fiat 35 cents and a a i lion comes the Spring a j. L. Lewis and e. Lucas Soprano or Tenor in a Fiat 35 cents. Two new English songs Are Quot Leonora la. Trottere Tenor Iii e minor 50cents and Quot on Venice Waters a gondolier Waltz for Soprano or Tenor in a that by Loeder 35 cents. Hie White Smili company publish for piano players Quot Warrior s Joy. 1 a March triumphal by p. Duvernet. It is one of the most pleasing late marches and is easy 50. They Are publishing two series for beginners that teachers everywhere Are calling for. They Are entertaining and disciplinary. The series Quot first lessons has 12 numbers for the youngest players each 25. The series Quot piano at Home is arranged Tor Little older children in 12 numbers each 35 cents. Both series have been prepared to meet a need of graded music composed to suit Bot ii teachers Aud pupils and Are fingered. Another Issue Iii to Weir Stone editions of the Best music at the lowest Price is Quot album of sixteen songs for medium or Low voice a by a. Jensen l. Lassen and Joachim Raff with English and German words and piano accompaniment it is a prize for Good singers. Still another valuable and cheap Issue which will enable some of tile most popular american songs to be played with the violin and piano is entitled Quot Whites world celebrated songs it contains 25 songs by c. A. White arranged instrumentally including Quot Evangeline Aud Quot Marguerite. A this is True too. Atchison Globe the truer a woman has been to herself the truer her husband will be to Hor. A terrific blizzard prevailed through Tho Southwest portion of England monday. Tho storm was tile severest on record in that part of the country Ami an enormous amount of damage has been done. Reports already received show that Many Small vessels Liao been wrecked off Tho coast. The loss of live Stock is also reported to be heavy. Hundreds of shop and lambs have perished in the storm. The British ship Dryad Apt. Thomas bound from Shields for Valparaiso has also been wrecked off Start Point on Tho Devonshire a Nat. Her Crew. Consisting of 24 men and officers have been drowned. Two schooners were lost off Start Point and six men drowned. Tim severity of tile storm and Tho difficulty of restoring the lines of communication to their usual state of usefulness May be judged from the fact that an express train which left Plymouth on monday was blocked up near tile Brent River for three Days the passengers suffering severely from exposure. Tho water Mains at Plymouth w Ere Frozen up to such a extent that a Force of 200 soldiers from the Garrison was sent to assist the water works employees in Clearing them to an extent which would enable them to be used. Following the blizzard a severe Frost has set in All Over England the Frost greatly hindered the Clearing of Hie Railroad lines which were blocked by snowdrifts during tire storm and Cornwall was isolated from the rest of England. The blizzard is generally admitted to lie the worst storm of the Century March 8 the Mercury had risen to such an extent that Hie temperature was summer like. From the provinces comes tile information that the country roads Are impassable on account of the Snow drifts. Tim state of affairs on the coast of the English and St. Georges channels was simply appalling. Many vessels have been torn from their moorings at quays along till whole const and Tho greatest excitement prevails. The loss of fishing boats and Telegraph w ires is immense. Irish affairs. Irreconcilable a still at it Parnell accused of timidity. Copyright. Dublin March 14.�?nothing More clearly indicates the feebleness of Parnell a hold on the Irish people than the announcement made today that lie probably will not oppose Mccarthy a candidate for the seat of North Sligo made vacant by the death of Alderman Mcdonald. This is the first time Parnell Lias had a Chance to show his hand since the Kilkenny tight and he a funks it was generally conceded by Parnoll ites that the Mccarthy people would win this seat but nobody dreamed that Parnell would let it go uncontested. Yet this was the intention Parnell expressed when he arrived Here from London today. Sexton hits great influence in the constituency which was the first he represented in parliament. The election will probably come off this month. The keeping of the seat by the anti Parnell faction vill greatly strengthen their position. The rival funds started by the Parnel Lites and Mechart hoites in Ireland for political purposes Progress very slowly. Tho my Corth rites have got about $600, and the Parnel Lites about $400. Great exertions Aro being made by both sides but tile feeble response shows beyond doubt that the split in the Irish party has deadened All interest in the Home Rule movement for the time being except among Active politicians. Both factions to the fight will die of starvation if americans resist their appeals for Money to carry it on. Tho times says Quot while the shattered fragments of Tho Irish party continue to devote their enemies to the patriotic task of Mutual annihilation or. Balfour and the Castle Myrmidon a Are Busy in the prosaic routine of bringing daily bread to thousands of hungry irishmen. Their work is commonplace and includes no fervid addresses but although it May seem tame it shows a remarkable record of Good the sudden death of or. Peter Mcdonald member of parliament for Sligo North is an event that is not thankfully received by either of the Irish factions. Neither wishes to contest the seat. Both will be compelled to do so As the electoral division includes the town of Sligo which is too important a strategic Point to be left uncovered. Both sides Aro therefore inclined to make the Best of the situation. Or. Windthorst dead. Leader of the Catholic party a a a Thorn in Bismarck a Side. Berlin March 14.�?dr. Ludwig Windthorst tile parliamentary Leader of the roman Catholic party in Prussia who has been dangerously sick for Somo Days past died at 8,15 of clock this morning. Ludwig Windthorst was born in Hanover Jan. 17, 1812, of an ancient and wealthy Catholic family. He attended the Carolinus in Osna Brueck and continued his studies at Goettinger and Heidelberg. He became an advocate and afterwards syndic and presiding counsellor of the consistory at Osna Brueck. From 1849 to 1866 Windthorst was a member of the Assembly of the estates of the realm in Hanover and in 1851 be was president of the second chamber in that body. He was tendered the portfolio of Justice in rim Cabinet and exercised the functions of tins important office with several interruptions till 1866, then resigning on account of a difference with Blind King George As to tile by St Way for Hanover to meet the gathering storm Cloud of the aus Tro prussian War. In 1867 Windthorst was sent to the prussian constituent Reich Stag and afterwards to the regular Reich Stag. To was of kind and gentle manner and very much liked by his associates. Lud Wiga Windthorst. Was Prince Bismarck a redoubtable adversary in the Reich Stag or As we should Call it House of representatives of the German Empire. To was intellectually acute an eloquent speaker ready in repartee fearless and he held by unquestionable superiority the opposition leadership. He was the leading Quot unreconstructed German statesman of the Day. The Falk Laws intended to abridge the Power of the Catholic Church have had in Avin Thorst a strenuous opponent. Ile was the Leader of the Centre or roman Catholic party. His death resulted from congestion of the lungs. The new National federation. Tile National federation convention opened in Dublin tuesday. Or. Justin Mccarthy presided Over the deliberations of the convention. A letter from archbishop Walsh was read Iii which the archbishop said that four fifths of the constituencies were ready to follow tile Lead of Kilkenny. Or. Parnell a policy involves the a Estic Tion of the work of the last to years. Sir Thomas Esmonde the Secretary of the convention stated that 145 organizations had soot delegates. Or. Mccarthy raid that the league had allowed itself to be captured in a Recreant Way by a Quot crowbar the federation he declared was Well rid of the National league. The draft of a Constitution submitted to the meeting defines the objects of the National federation As being Home Rule land Law Reform improvement in the status of the masses assent to the social and political rights of labourers Aud artisans the development of Irish industries and resources the abolishment of the grand jury system the establishment of an educational system based on the principle of equal dealing toward All sections of Tho Irish people electoral registration Reform in regard to parliament and municipal governments and other bodies and the repeal of the coercion act. Parnell a Appeal. He sends delegates to America with his respects. London March 13.�?charles Stewart Parnell whose fight to retain the position of Leader of the Irish parliamentary movement for Independence in local affairs i3 Well known in America has issued the following manifesto House of commons Friday March 13. To the Irish people of America fellow countrymen at the instant when Victory seemed near and certain the haste Ami meddlesome interference of eng bsh politicians in the Complex organization of our party and a movement aided by a sudden Pamo amongst some Young Law recruits eagerly seconded by a few malcontents office seekers and envious persons who had crept into our ranks temporarily destroyed the Unity of our forces Ami sapped Hie Independence of Many Irish representatives. It now becomes my task to restore this Unity and reconstruct our movement lopping off ail unsound materials taking effectual precautions against tile admission in the future into Tho army any of the weak j treacherous self seeking elements. Fortune has unveiled this danger and Given a space for this reconstitution before the general election and the disclosure has brought i about a realization of the insufficiency of or. Gladstone a proposed solution of the situation to secure the legitimate Liberty. I happiness Prosperity of your Brothers an Sisters in Ireland. Tills disclosure was timely and All important. Mio delegates who at my request Are now crossing the Ocean to your shores Are Well qualified with experience ability and patriotism to fully explain and defend my position which All that is sound your Ageous and reliable at Home have assumed with me at this crisis. I commend them to your hospitality. Charles Stewart Parnell. Liberal programme. Outline of or. Glad atone a plans for the next 8emion. London Mardi 13.�?mr. Gladstone has l Een in consultation with or. Morley sir William Vernon Harcourt and sir g. O. Trevelyan on the scope of the Liberal electoral platform and is preparing to announce it at Hastings. Since the present session of parliament began the Liberal loader has made no important deliverance. He has been awaiting tha development of the government programme. Now that that is defined As pivoting on the labor question. Or. Gladstone under tile advice of his colleagues. Lias prepared a declaration for the inner glads tonian Circle. It. Is Learned that Home Rule with a definite exposition of the questions of Irish representation in the Imperial parliament land and police relations to the Irish government continues to hold the front rank. The Liberal leaders have been fortified with a determination to pursue Tho Irish policy by a report prepared at the electoral Headquarters on Tim probable results of the Par hell far Hon tight. Or. Schnad Norst Tho Ablest and clearest headed of electoral wire pullers would not deceive Iris chiefs by imaginative estimates tufted on a careful study of every possible Factor of the Irish elections. His forecast it is understood reduces or. Parnell a follow lug in the next parliament to to. Tim Healy a calculation animated doubtless by party Bias. Gave Parnell eight supporters. Die liberals treating the matter impartially can rely upon Pamell ism being placed in an impotent minority. Or. Gladstone rims assured of the support of an Irish Phalanx of 73 steady adherents deems himself ready to resume and Complete the legislation for Ireland. The next planks of rite Liberal platform Are a one Man one including general Reform legislation free elementary education amendment of the labor Laws with Tho abolition of Tho Law of conspiracy canalization of taxation with Reform of the death duties amendment of tile factory Acta As affecting children and measures to assist Rural labourers to acquire holdings. These Are Tho Complete features of the Liberal programme. Irish distress. Report of government inspectors to the local Board. The Irish local government Board has issued its Long expected report on the failure of the potato crop and upon the condition of Tho congested District. Among other things the report states that the districts in which the disease appeared com prise about one half of Ireland and Tho disease is duo to planting old Champion seed the disease resisting qualities of which have been greatly weakened of late years. In Light dry soils the report says the crop in some places was excellent but in the cold wet land and in the Mountain districts the failure was everywhere serious. Continuing tile report says that the com crops Are mostly Good the Green crops Are up to Tim full average and the other resources of tile Farmers Are about up to the average. Briefly put tile report goes to show that the Small Farmers Are Iii Good circumstances but Are confronted with a Scarcity of potatoes which is unprecedented in 30 years causing the deepest distress in the congested districts this distress being aggravated by the reluctance of Tho local shopkeepers to Grant credit so Early in the season or before they Are Able to judge t he Harvest prospects. Some of the boards inspectors estimate the potato crop failure us equivalent to the loss to the people fleeced of their midday meal and the loss of a portion of their suppers for part of the year. The dead alive. London March 13, extraordinary affair at tooting a suburb of London Lias caused great excitement. A retired gentleman named War grave aged 61, has been lying in bed since wednesday March 4, being to All appearances dead. Tile local authorities naturally ask Wii he had not been interred to which his relatives reply saying that they were afraid to Bury him lest he prove to be in a trance. It appears that a while ago War grave expressed Che wish that should lie Ever be found lying in bed unconscious and apparently lifeless that his burial be delayed As Long As possible As a few years ago to was supposed to be dead and All preparations for his funeral had been mile Wien lie recovered consciousness just in the Nick of time. The authorities Are nuzzled and May delay interment until the signs of dissolution Are apparent. In the meantime Tho facts have ? Oue abroad and the residence of tile in of Lunate gentleman is surrounded by curious crowds. _ notes. A Accident by which a number of children lost to Weir lives occurred wednesday at Menzel in Westphalia. The Gables of the synagogue at Menzel have been Long regarded As unsafe. Wednesday morning without warning the Gable collapsed and buried a number of children in the ruins. The bodies of four of the children have been recovered. Regarding the Newfoundland Neotia ions the Paris Temps says they have faulted in an agreement which will be submitted to the French and English parliaments at the end of the week. Hie Temps ays that the status quo will be maintained until the decision of the arbitrators to whom the dispute will to submitted. The German liberals command 112 seats in the austrian Reichsrath. If they coalesce with Tho left Centre galician and poles tile coalition will have a working majority of 20. Tho London times Standard and Telegraph join Iii a chorus of congratulations on the agreement Between England and France to submit the Newfoundland question to arbitration. The British ship Bay of Panama Lias Ben wrecked off Falmouth fug., and the Captain his wife Aud 12 of the Crew have been drowned. The German Reich Stag has rejected the petition to admit women to the Liberal professions. M. Dormon who proposes to walk from Paris to Moscow on stilts started from place de la concorde thursday morning in the presence of thousands of curious spectators. Dormon was dressed in sheepskin. And found great difficulty in mounting owing to the pressure of the crowd. He soon got under Way however going up Rue Royale in the direction of the Madeleine followed by too persistent admirers on the run. He quickly managed to distance Iris tormentors however. The reported decision of Prince Bismarck to stand As a candidate for the Reich Stag to represent gees Lemunde has caused a sensation. Now it is said that the Veteran Diplomatist will not make up his mind irrevocably until he has ascertained whether or not lie can be elected and meantime great preparations Are making for rite Celebration of Iris approaching birthday the 1st of april. The Prince was born Iii 1815. Rite Hotchkiss gun company is Iii difficulty. This is one of the largest and most promising of the various american corporations which have been to on Ted in the English Metropolis. Twenty per cent. Dividends were Exoe cled. Now that the financial sky Lias darkened stockholders have thus far received Little or nothing nor is the Outlook hopeful. American horses Aud american vehicles had much to do with the Success of lord Lonsdale in his driving match against tune Between Reigate. Surrey and Crawley when he covered 20 Miles in 56 minutes go 4-5 seconds. On the first stretch the Noble sportsman used an american Brewster buggy loaned him by Richard k. Fox during the second stretch to drove a pair of magnificent Brown mares bred in America before a pair horse american Road Wagon Lent by lord Cholmondeley. While on the fourth he used a driving buggy made by the Henry company of Illinois. Commenting on tile recent storm the daily news says Loudon at last has experienced a genuine blizzard. All things on this Side of the Atlantic will become americanized in time now even the weather has taken on a pronounced american accent. Tho emperor of Germany pm saturday gave audience to a deputation from the Alsace Lorraine parliament. His majesty announced that he was gratified at their expressions of loyalty and regretted that he was unable to relax the passport regulations. The emperor added that be impede affairs would soon take a turn which would permit of the facilities of Frontier Intercourse being extended which would Hap pen As soon As the populace a Ccavin Zoetl that the ties which la found Alsace Lorrauri to Germany were indissoluble. There was unusual excitement in the Lon Don commercial Sale rooms last week where a Small parcel of Ceylon Tea. Possessing special qualities was put up for auction. Brokers worked themselves to fever heat As the bidding proceeded and the pile which had been started at 5 per Pound. Was in a few minutes rushed up to $40. Rive competitors had been contesting for the prize. Of these two now abandoned the Field and the parcel was soon knocked Down at $54. The Marquis i Kudill the new italian Premier has made overtures to the Vatican with Tim View to bringing about an entente cordial based on concessions to be made to catholics. Communications received at the Vatican from Chancellor von Cap Xvi explain the delay in bringing Forward measures to modify the prohibitions existing in Germany against religious indies. These communications say that Tho delay is due to protestant excitement which is now abating a state of affairs which will enable the German government to fulfil its intention Mimi flying the prohibitions against catholics. The police authorities have summoned lord Lonsdale for his furious driving during his recent 2<>-Miie Vivel driving race against time. Influenza Lias made its reappearance at rom and among the Many sufferers from the disease is Tho Hon. A. G. Porter the United states minister. Private Cable despatches received at Hamburg. March 14. From Valparaiso say that Tho vessels Pallas for port Elizabeth Aud Stoma for Cap Bretou Are detained at that port by the chilian government. The Hamburg american line Steamer suevia concerning whose whereabouts considerable anxiety was Felt since she a reported on thursday in a disabled condition 60 Miles off the Lizard arrived safely at Plymouth on saturday. It is now stated that Tho card scandal became known through the action of the Prince of Wales in revealing the facts to his Friend Quot billion Aires Baron Hirsch. Tile latter repeated them lately to thew with whom he a intimate and the Story then became Public property. American readers who Are acquainted with the works of the Well known German novelist. Gustav Frey tag May be interested to learn that although 75 years old he a married tuesday to tile wife of recite Herr Strakosch. The chilian revolutionists or congressional party As they Call themselves have addressed a request to the French government urging that the departure of the ves sets of War building for the chilean government at Toulon be delayed on the ground that they would be used by the adherents of president Balmaceda in the constitutional struggle which Congress is waging against him. Iii spite of this plea great activity prevails in tile government dockyards it having Lieen decided to Complete tile vessels with the utmost despatch. Severe snowstorms Are prevailing on the German coast. Railroad communication is greatly impeded and trains Are snowed in at Hamburg Holstein and Mecklenburg. The English mails Are greatly delayed in consequence of the Snow blockade. Inland tile weather is More mild. But heavy rain Are falling and Are causing Tho Rivers to be flooded. Miss Lodge a fearless rider. Daughter of Nahant a statesman quite the Queen of Washington s bridle paths. Hey Are English quite English both in scat and style Are Tho Diana of Washington a said a Young men who rides continually and has All the opportunities any one can have to make accurate observations. The favorite Road is out toward Tenafly town and As Tho horses Cater by one sees a Good Many faces and forms that Are Well known Iii society. The dumb Laine meet Lias become tile objective Point of Many to Hunt Days and there Are scores of enthusiastic girls who follow tile hounds although it is Only a drag Hunt. Miss Cabot Lodge daughter of Henry Cabot Lodge and one of the seasons debutantes is a fearless and magnificent rider. She has a splendid seat and stops at nothing. During tile Winter she rides at the Washington Riding Academy and some of her feats at jumps Are very daring. Mer latest exploit in that direction was a few weeks ago when she took a stiff jump Over a five foot Tough looking Walro Barrier. When her Brothers Are at Homo miss Lodge rides wit i them but most frequently is accompanied by her instructor or. Rider of the Washington Academy. She also is fond of Tho Chase and generally manages to be in at Tho death no matter How stiff the run. Miss Hester Bancroft granddaughter of the historian is very similar to miss Lodge in her expert Ness Aud Tho two Young ladle frequently ride together both in Tho Academy and on the Road. A Friendly spirit of rivalry exists Between them so that miss Bancroft took Tho Tive foot jump at Tho same time. Mrs. Don Cameron has always been accustomed to the Saddle and is a remarkably Fine rider although Seldom seen at the Hunt. Most frequently she is noticed in a party of four. They Are miss Hoyt and tile son and daughter of Gen. Miles the Indian fighter. Miss Miles is perfectly at Home on Lier horses Back and enjoys Tho exercise immensely. Another party that always attracts attention includes the Morton girls and the misses Barney who Aro close friends of the vice presidents daughters. The eldest miss Morton already rides very Well but it is the next younger who is the indefatigable rider and she has her own horse. Ibis party usually appears in Black habits and contrives to obtain a great Deal of quiet pleasure out of their Riding. Secretary blame has also put his youngest daughter on horseback and. Although site Lias Only recently taken up the exercise she promises to become a skilful horsewoman in a Short time. A Model couple on horseback is the Beautiful miss loiter and Lier sister Daisy. Miss Victoria has a magnificent horse of nor own and rides with a Good Deal of style. Miss Daisy is most often mounted on a Little Indian Pony called flighty to which she is very much attached. I he Pony is a fractious Little mount belonging to the Washington Riding Academy but when miss Daisy is on his Bick he is perfectly docile and takes some daring jumps at her command. The looters when out on the Road for pleasure Are generally attended by a Tiger but sometimes miss Lei Ter accompanies miss Daisy when her Riding master is her escort. Like All Southern women the daughters of senator Forman Are at ease on any kind of a horse. The Young ladies do not ride in Washington but a soon As they reach their own Maryland Home the horses Are in demand and the girls spend Many hours Riding Over Tho country round about. They have their own horses to Winch they Are greatly attached. In the diplomatic Circle the English women generally ride and the misses Paun coyotes Are no exception. They Are True English in All that pertains to the Saddle Ana the British ministers daughters Are a common sight on horseback on the Tenall town Road and at the Dum Blaine meets. Hie daughters of Senor Mendonca the brazilian minister have lately begun to Erastice and Aro usually escorted by their Rother who has a Good mount of Iris own. As the misses Mendonca have so recently commenced to ride they do not yet go out on the Road except rarely. The style of Riding most favored and adopted by Washington is the English and that style of dress is also most in Vogue. Black Blue and Green Are All chosen for habit but Black is becoming More and More the Leader mrs. Or. Dixon wife of or. Dixon of the Navy is one of the few riders who dresses to match her mount. At tile Dum Blaine meets twice a week. She is seen mounted on a thoroughbred Lightc Kest Siut and wearing a Light Inabit that just matches Hie Glossy coat of her Hunter. Few Caps Are worn and the tall hat is almost discarded Here. Only derbies Are considered the Correct thing except in the Case of Young misses when a Cap is permitted but the preference is still with the Derby. None of the Washington dianas indulge in eccentric Riding habits and they Are principally noted for their very Correct and quiet garb. The reversible Saddle has never made any headway in this City and none Are in use that Aro known of except with a few Young children. Two seasons ago miss god lard England used a reversible Saddle but none Bas been seen since and she has the Honor of being the Only woman who has Ridden on the right Side of her horse. Washington in spite of having All the facilities for a Rotten Row is without a Fash Iouale drive that has any of the qualities of London a famous Parade. With its cosmopolitan character and the general air of sociability that is All pervasive such a ride would add a Hundred fold to Washington a attractiveness. Think of All the celebrities that would be on Parade and of the horse flesh Aud equipage that could by Given an airing. Then too the desire of tile horde of visitors to gaze on Beauty fashion and celebrity would be gratified Aud possibly a portion of the seilers who Are simply curiosity seekers might be headed off. Taxis of Moykky

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