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No Ana fat vol. Xxiv no. 42indianapolis, thursday june 10 1875 the Heap and dumb. The charges against the management. The investigation inauc1urated. In the absence of or. James of the tres tees on account of . Tiik prose Cutie asked a Rosm Miasik s for a few Days the question argued Asp a postponement until this afternoon Orant i another counter affidavit and another illustration of tur moral Muiso received atthe Asylum. Yesterday being the Day set for t As beginning of the investigation into the Chare affecting the management of the Asylum Tor mute As shown by the deaf and dumb the Hall of represent before the clerk of the m Tives was thrown opon. About i i o clock two of the trustee via Vatu Leon and Brown the prosecutor and the defendant with Belr counsel filed into the Hall and seated Thema Elvea Ai the desks in front of the speaker s stand. A Lew friends of the parties were also present Bat none of the crowd of the character such salacious developments As Are anticipated usually attract a the two trustee present formally called the Case and wanted the ire of counsel. Or. Dve of counsel Lor the prosecution. Objected to proceeding with the investigation in the absence of or. Januies who was detained at his Home in Muncie on account of sickness is appeared by a letter from or. William Glenn attendant physician. Addressed to or. Neff in this connection or. Dve remarked that there had been a great crime committed Shat there bad been affidavits and counter affidavits Aud he argued ably Lor a full and fair investigation by the fall Board that the truth might be arrived at the Eully punished the innocent vindicated. He held that it was due to All the parties concerned and to the Community that there be a tall Board. In conclusion he said that the prosecution was ready to proceed but insisted on a full Board. Gen. Harrison then arose asserted that the defense was ready and a prions to proceed and objected to a continuance. A said they bad arranged to have tree Vicenc Bono grabbed and the absent member of the Board could read it. He contended that a majority of the Board Ronld Bear the evidence and All could read and weigh it Well. As to the character of the Liekne Sof the Abent member of the Board he bad no information. There were Reasone he said that he did not care to mention Why there should be no delay in the investigation. Or. Byfield in bewail of the prosecution said they were Feado to proceed but desired the presence of or. James. He wanted him to be present that be might see the manner As Well As the evidence of the witnesses. Their truth or falsity is to be arrived at very largely fro a the manner a which they testify. He May be Able to lie Here the last of this week. It h very necessary that be should be Here present during the trial of the Case. He is one of this Coart in other words one of the jurors one of the parties upon whom devolves the duty of making up a verdict upon this Russ lion. It is but re get that the court that is to Render an opinion or verdict should be Here and hear the evidence. That be can not be Here is a sufficient reason Why this investigation should be delayed until the whole court can Bear it. Or. James is sick and an not be Here. It a unfair and unjust to those parties involved in this matter it la us us to the Public interest that the trial should go of without the full your. Being present to hear the evidence. Or. Dye urged the importance of a tall Board contending that the importance of the investigation the grave interests involved. Demanded it. It or. A Stree is to have any part in determining the matter at All be should be Here at the beginning. At any rate it should be ascertained whether he Cau come lie May be Here to Morrow or at the end of the week. There Are Many Rea 003 which will occur to you that is Syoum have a fall Board during this investigation. It is important that Tbs questions at Issue shall a settled forever so Tuerck shall be of Lurther controversy about the charge that Bave been made be fact that or. James is a new member of the Board is another Era Hon Why be should be Here at the outset. The member Here have Beard some a the evidence Ner talking to it. It is naturally to be up Poyod that their minds Are to a certain extent made up already. There Are Many reason Why we should wait at least until we can hear from the at it it member of the Board. As to the allusion made to or. Jame by or. Harrison be knows As much about it a we do. If it a of such character As to prevent Bra being Here soon we Are ready to go on. General Harrison Sal t be simply made the suggestion As the Point was pressed. He too had Many reasons Why or. Jambs Bohld be present. The defense was anxious to go on with the ase counsel having so arranged their business and were willing that the Case should go on before the tribunal As constituted or was willing that an advisory member should be appointed by the governor to sit in the Berence of or. James. In conclusion he vowed the readiness of the defense to accede to any arrangement of that kind that would secure a full Emit and a full invest gallon of the matter but would object to a postponement. Or. Jameson chairman of the Hoard we feel that a majority of the Board is competent to do the business. We feel and we Ziab the attorneys on Lith sides to understand. That we Are not a Mart nor do we purpose to be governed in our ruling and act Loos by oorts Auy farther than we Nav be Able to within on tank Tiara a a Board. We will Umah mis Emma Perkins read the minutes of the last meeting take this matter of or. James absence and the motion for a continuance in of sequence under advisement and adjourn until 2 Oclock. I will say Here that the majority of the Board were ready to go on with he More than a week ago but it at the time in deter Eiro to the w is bos of or. James who was Well at that time. We would have Pat in Tom Days week before last s majority being inclined that Way. We also thought of a thug a the latter part of last week Bat or. J a thought we had better adjourn until that urn. Or. Brown lives As a Dhanee. A majority of the Board being present and it being oar custom to do Borliam in that Way we feel a very Ron t disposition to go ahead with the without or. James it be ran not be Here. If we Ahall do so there will a an arrangement made for taking the testimony in full. I feet that if this investigation is very Long i can not be Barest the time. Under pressing necessity 1 am Likely to be absent a pert of the time Maei. Or. Dye we shall insist on your being present. Or. Jameson the Hoard will arrange matters in the interest of a speedy Tull and Lair investigation. The papers Bave been tailing upon a Tor three or four weeks to make Tbs investigation Aud we have been asked about this delay. Or. Brown the Secretary read the minute of the last meeting of which More hereafter. 4. Then or. Flashback. Of counsel for the Desense asked leave to Amend the answer to the Challenge of fawkner by a supplemental abatement. In support of the same be read the following statement and affidavit to the Board of trustees of the instill Tow for the Emu Nti Liambo the stale of Indiana the us specification of the charges pre it furred against me by John e. 1 fawkner states that in the in ooh of August last i bad criminal Intercourse with Adalina Davis a an affidavit made bpm Arion county circuit court on tue lotto of Mey 1s75. In previous answer i stated that or. Davi bad at that Lime made no retraction of her statement. But feeling sure of my ability to show the utter falseness of the accusation i expressed a belief that i could show that the Torvol or. Darla was another out the series of per juries concocted by fawkner and his Man French. Mrs. Davis Bat now made a full confession and Complete retrace i Ion of her accusations against me. Indeed. It was not her accusation at All. One it simply the medium through which fawkner Ana French communicated to the Public a scandalous Story manufactured by themselves. By what Means mrs. Davis was induced to become a party to the infamous will fully appear rom her sworn statement a of prof which is herewith filed marked exhibit quote. This. Mcintire. Fat kor Indiana Law Tryc Coc in Adamina Davis being duly Kaworu upon her oath says that she reside a the town of mite Bel Lawrence county Indiana Aud that bet the identical person who subscribed and swore to a certain paper writing before Austin h. Brown clerk of the court of Marion county Indiana on the 13ih of May. A d. 1k75, and which paper writing was published a the ind Napolis Sentinel of play 20, 1875. I Well to Indianapolis from Mitchell Indiana in company with one we. M. Fax enc a deaf Wisd Aud went to the office of John t. Dye in Indianapolis and the said paper writing a drawn up which was published in the Indianapolis Sentinel As before stated. It was said to me by we. M. French that it i would sign and swear to said paper writing that he French would assist me in prosecuting my suit against the Ohio a Mississippi Kail mad company for running Over my husband and crippling him and that John Dye and by Field attorneys promised met Nat they would see what could be done in the easel said we. M. French Alao promised me a sum of Money to be paid in june 1875, if i would Tigu and swear to said paper writing. That upon Salil promises and inducements by them held out to me i did sign my name to said paper Ami through we. M. French As interpreter aware to it As aforesaid which paper writing is published in the Inatsu Apolis Sentinel of Mav 20, 1875. That a port leu of said paper writing is Correct and True and a part of which bad been placed in his hands by the attorneys for the accuser. Or. Jameson stated that on consult alien they had decided to adjourn Tutu to Day at 2 Oclock. In to meantime a messenger had been dispatched Lor James he said to learn the cause of his absence. In a moment after Arod be stated that he bad Learned later that or. Jamen was suffering with a severe attack r f Quinzy. He thought be would go up to muscle in the evening and see or. Jame. The attorneys for the accuser said they were ready to go ahead As soon a there was a full Board. The Board then adjourned until 2 Oclock to Day to meet in the same place. A number of mutes were in attendance and among them several teachers from the institution who kept up a Busy conversation. Miss Kuna Perkins of the sewing department at the institution who was called As a witness by the prosecution we present but of course was not interrogated. It was arranged to employ or. Stagg to make three . Phonographic report of the investigation gone for the doth aides. Trustees and the attorneys for the Law of Force. As applied to the aborigines. When the indians cant by cajoled or cheated out their lands they Are forced to t8k Wall. The new York evening Post editorially Puta the Case in this Way and puts it Strong the extract from lieu tenant Warren s report on he Black Hills show among other to tongs that except Nutine racially Aud in respect of the extent of territory respectively occupied by them relations Between the indians and the White people of this country have not changed Lor the last 20 years. We learn from this report that the red men were making in 1855. As they Are making now an logical defence of their right to the soil Whereon Tuy ranged and from which they derived subsistence. The Only reply to them then was a it now is the argument from necessity. The White men Are rapidly advancing upon All parts of the continent. They will eventually occupy every mile of its surf Soe. They need the land and All the sources of wealth which lie within it awaiting development and Ebay must have them. The original owner asked then Aud asks now have i no necessities Cau i establish no claim to the land and to those sources of wealth which i can develop and which compared with my Bumble wants and primitive methods Are even More important to me the answer is Al a ays the same Well it Yon insist on keeping it we shall take it and the threat never fails to be made Good. The Prea deut said this in substance to the Sioux chiefs the other Day at waa Hington although at the same time be expressed a desire to look alter the interests of the Indiana and make them As comfortable a possible. Lieutenant Warren of the engineers Twenty Yean ago said the sane thing substantially. He admits that be can not refute the aboriginal declarations of rights be admits that great wrong whole number l808 taken in on the Fly. the indians he draws i bad fully understood the Tail substance of said paper writing i would not have signed Aud sword to it. That part of said statement in reference to the calamity that happened to my husband a True and Correct but the part m reference to criminal Intercourse Aud improper advances to me by Thomas Mcintire superintendent of the Deal and Dauib Institute of Indiana 1» in Irmo. It Hgt True 1 called at the deaf Aud dumb institution in Indianapolis in the Mouth of August 187-1, and wanted said me Luclire to assist Tneia tue Prosee Tiou of my buit Saint the o. A m. Railroad company Aud the said Montire told Ine that it was too late to do anything in the matter by the lapse of years. But the St amp Tiu but in said paper writing that i was induced to sign and which is published in the incl Anapolis Sentinel aforesaid and which make me say that one a August 1874, in said institution said Mcl tire asked me to go Over the building with him and when we got into the Hospital or sick room for the girls in the North part of the building he asked me to let him do Eora Othius with me and that he forced me to lev him have com dual connection with me and afterwards made me Promise to say nothing about it in false and not a word of truth in the Sta Feingut and if i Nad fully understood that such wat in said paper i would not Hare signed it Aud sworn to it. That All the time 1 was in said institution said Mcintire always conducted pathetic picture of them not always threatening Slaughter but sometimes lagging the White people to take pity on them Aud let them alone. But he says that the settlements must go Forward he believes that War will help their Advance and shows How it tray be prosecuted Advent Geo by and a even recommends that the Creek and Dakota be set upon each other so that by in Ansof the Mutual destruction of the wretched red men precious White lives May be saved. Then too As now As we gather from Bis report treaties were broken agents swindled the tribes they were sent to help and even the gifts which with much show of Friendship were offered to the indians were used to deceive them. So it has been Ever since. No wonder that spotted Tail insists on feeling the Money in tis band before he signs any More agreements or that red Clond thinks he would rather buy his own presents. It la the fashion to dispose of these accumulated outrages which Are none the less outrageous because tue1k victims Ark hki.ple8s by pronouncing them inevitable. Perhaps they Are so but is it not time to face by fairly to treat them As inevitable and so to mitigate their consequences and make them less of a reproach to the civilization whose necessities we say occasion them instead of adopting policies hit sell toward me in a proper and gentle blah proceed upon the sumption that they. X 1 a raft rat Fet. Fell Fenrle to Kloh or. To it a to investigation i was delayed Manly manner. That i Only signed said Fulte paper writing of the promises and inducement aforesaid and on being deceived As to its contents. To above statements Are True. Ada Lina Davis. Subscribed and sworn to before we. T. E awards notary Piralic on the 28th Day of mss 1875. Or. Dye called attention to the wording of the Secretary s report and said if be recollected right the record r Adas it the charges were not before filed that they were just then banded in by the attorney for the prosecution. The incl should he stated that they were read by or. A Ines in whose hand they had been placed As a member of the Board they were in the Possession old. Jame and were produced by aim. The report seems to show that the charges were produced by the counsel Lor fawkner. General Harrison it is probably hardly Worth while to go into a discussion As to what will you statute a Legal filing of the paper before this Board. It May have significance somewhere else Bat it Doea not Here before Tols Board. I hey were handed to a member not an officer of the Board during vacation. He Beu had no official relation to this Board. Even if the papers were placed in Bis hand they were not filed. The record therefore is Tiue it waiters not whose baud it come from. The record As made up is right. Or. Jameson it seems to me that it would be proper to say that or. James when called upon read the charge which k and been previously read by the other members of the Board. J understand that these targets were Pul in Bis bands on the l Ith. Gen. Harrison this record dont contain any such statement. Or. Jameson the record shall Road that the charges Ware read by or. Janies and Hadout been previously seen by the Otner members of the Board. Or. Byfield that is not the proper record on this trial. Or. Dye of let them have it that Way. Gen. Harrison Tbs re 1 a matter shout which we would like a its a. We want to sub Peoa or. Junes to produce All letters and telegrams received by him from p. A. B. Kennedy within the Lut it Day. Or. Jameson presented a form of sub Paas which he a l prepared Tor service during the investigation Aud several suggestions were made by counsel but without agreeing upon the form the investigation was adjourned until 2 Oclock pending deliberation of the trustees upon the question of in adjournment on account of or. James s illness. Afternoon session. Or. Brown Reed the minutes As amended Reading that or. James read the charge tied As to who it could be he drove on and not until be reached the end of the Bridge it Flash through his mind that it wag Bancker. This was mistake number two. Had or. Snelbaker Lsen Mona. I door this would not have occurred. Had he been Mons. Javert he would Bave quietly alighted from his buggy taken out is memorandum Book and made Bis i j and then lumped into the River. Being neither of there eminent French gentlemen he imply turned of horse and hurried Uick to try and catch the Man he and see-., but Only succeeded in finding himself be too. The Birdp amp a flown. To biotin were evidently getting too hot for Bancker to stay and the Plain inference we that the Way to Trace him we to watch the mail. For ibis Par pose the employee id the government Poe Toffle were instructed to keep a close watch for All lefts that were addressed to the House where mrs. Eggleston went or that would in any Way Point to Bancker whereabouts. But none of re received and for several weeks the Trail seems to be lost altogether. Attar a Lew weeks it was brought to lib thata package had Tseu sent to him by Adams exp Rew to Charleston to. Or. It s. Bell a United states Date Cire. Who had been in pairs i of him for t to Yea was telegraphed to immediately and upon going to car lesson found Hie game there. He was armed Stone and taken Back to Holly sprints where Hia trial will speedily take place before the uni std Staten Jurt. Beside thin charge of Deal cation to the poet office department and the equally Gravo one of polygamy it 1» at lt£6ci cow that Bancker was in pastel in peeing a raised Check on Lane a Bulley while in this City and Afier he left Here was a party to a forgery of $1,700 Ca the first Natman in Bank of Cairo Illinois. Yoster Day afternoon or. Bell the detective was in Thi City and he Aud colonel Snelbaker were Hunting up evidence to be introduced in the approaching trial of Bancker. A Slippery swindler with a shrewd sister How or old did Cincinnati debt Civ a by the Aid of said sister uis final capture and arrest a defaulter and bigamist on his travels. The Cincinnati enquirer tells the moving Atory As follows Soma six or eight weeks ago colonel Snellbaker chief of police had a Call from one of the secret Agente of the pm office department to ask Bis assistance in Muling up and arresting one Captain h. T. Marker an sex postmaster of Winona miae., who wan a defaulter to the go Ern ment to the extent of 810,000, a bigamist to the Mea Uro of Throe or four wives a suspected forger Aud a bad lot generally lie distorted himself under a variety of names also. Sometimes he appeared As Henry Mancera at others As Henry eager and at Hill others As Harry a Gleaton. Bancker it Serene had had origin somewhere Down in Western Massachusetts in the neighbourhood of Pittsfield or Lennox or great Barrington or some other of that group of pleasant Little Mountain towns. He had fit in the late cruel War and through it and taking his Little carpet bag in his hand bad eone South to grow up with the country. Then when Andy John on became president he had been male postmaster and Here his Iron Hies began. On going South in the year 1809, be had left his wife and two children at Pittsfield Maes. He soon tired however of living alone so Bis new Home Aud in Tead of bringing the family he had already to cheer him in his Lou Eli nes he conclude into Start fun other by marrying one of the reigning Belles in the town be Post mastered. From this second Alliance he became the father of three More children. And then his troubles began. I seems that in Mie course of six years Bancker succeeded in manipulating accounts of his office so As to be ahead of Tweti ten and Exevea thousand Dollar. Then he Eueda died leaving another wife and three children aides numerous creditors to bewail Bis absence. And so the government detectives were put on Bis track. He next turns up out in Chicago As Harry Eaglin this time with a considerable Sura or Money and a desire to enter into the wild Lite of speculation that Prados that town. This was ten years ago. Lie started by handling Grain in the abstract that is by pure Basing it in the form of warehouse and elevator receipt on a margin but soon drifted into dealing with it in Thi Ron Iete that is in the shape of whisky Aud Beer and other stimulating potable sukh he dispensed across the bar of a fashionable state Street Saloon. While thus engaged be again became lonely and p Ned Lor family ties. So to avoid the trouble and expense of sending for either one of his existing wives he concluded to marry another and id Fry he did. To stayed there a year May i after this last in it Imoneal venture. Then his troubles Regan to close in on him Tagalu. The detectives were still enraged in looking for bin Aud he Learned that his whereabouts was discovered. So to got up and skimmed out again leaving mrs. Mane her the third to add her tears to Cooee of her Well her alters a Law we might Call them perhaps. Tide was perhaps six or eight Mouths ago. Then lie came to Cincinnati to try his fortunes. With a Good add is and considerable Money and a plausible business like air about him he % a snot Long in making acquaintances under the hew name to Fon be had adopted of Henry . 00p 0j Fly ends of rain to boarded at one our Down town hotels a Rufo Turiw the to paid his Bills regularly representing id Elf to be a wealthy southerner Only spend Whorf Luj ing a Tew Mouths Here for his per on d Quot Quot a d with the general yield us Rith. Helm previous favourable Vears but to offset Joyent. He lounged around the Bora on fifth Street a Good Deal occasion the prevailing pests. Grangers and Grasshoppers. The Little Bird Ungino in the grangers heart the Grasshopper gone and very going perfectly Lovely. The Topeka special to yesterdays St. Louis Globe Democrat strikeout a Section of that name says the atmosphere is not so Cerulean with profanity oat Here As it waa a week or two ago. The Little Bird is singing in the Granger heart of Kansas. The Grasshoppers Are taking to Bemsel Vee wings and flying for other Fields and pastures new. From All quarters comes the Bee ring report that the Jerky Peats Are on the move. Tho exodus commenced two or three Days since and already things look brighter. The Public mind which bag been All torn in with Chagrin and a Preben Sion since the 1st of May is gradually thing Back to the Beecher trial and the t form bub Luesa and people Are beginning again to Manifest a healthy interest in sunday schools and the like. This improved feeling 19 somewhat tempered however by a flagging suspicion that the departing red legs May not Fly last enough and far enough to assure Early and Complete Security. For they Are Only going not gone you must understand. Still All things considered. The Outlook is encouraging and uni Ere All accepted signs fail it is Safe to assume that the worst is Over and that the chances Are now at least three to one that Kansas will Reise More Luau an average in some local set third Are not stall inevitable and which pretend to establish and maintain Asya tem under which they would be impossible is it not time to ask and answer the question what Are the indians and to govern them and our treatment of them accordingly. From the foundation of the government we have been treating them in original negotiations with ourselves As if they constituted a foreign Independent Power. Only with such a Power can we make treaties. But when we come to enforce the treaties to modify them or to violate them As we May see fit then we do not treat the indians Assn Independent Power. Then we conveniently put them in the attitude of occupants of a conquered province. The theories Aud practice of making treaties with Indiana Are a Larca. We May make a treaty with the smallest and Moat insignificant foreign nation but we May not overrun its territory find claim it As our own. This last is what we do with the indians. We recognise the right of the foreign nation however feeble to make treaties with other nations Bat we would not admit for an instant the binding Force of any convention Between oar indians and great Britain or Ermany. It is easy to say then what the indians Are not. They Are not a foreign Independent Power capable of making treaties. Such a Power Mast have some standing ground must a Sovereign of a territory. We deny any such right to the indians and claim All their land a our own. It remains then that they Are occupant of territory Over which we have sole jurisdiction. What Are they Are they citizens the question is an old and vexed one. Much has been said on both sides of it and probably much More will be Aid. Many Persona believe that until they Are civilized it would be disgraceful to share our Ocillee Habip with them but it May be doubted whether the indians As citizens would be a greater disgrace to us than they Are in their present condition. Not a Tew actus i Izena Are the reverse of creditable to us.1 we try to educate and otherwise improve them. May of them we lock up in prison. What we never do is to set them apart As a burlesque Independent nation and go to rough the farce of making with them treaties which have no Force or effect. It i possible that the indians might be regarded As citizens Iti a qualified sense and is not having All the rights Aud function of citizenship. At All events the question what Are they a worthy the Active attention of the latent statesman shop of the country. Until it la answered our Indian policy will continue to be a reproach to the Republic. It May be inevitable that the red men shall disappear from the lace of the Earth but la it not possible that they Ahall go in respectable fashion extermination May be inevitable Bat at least let it be carried on decent y and in order. Ally bidding on a Fine team As a Peter Funk but never becoming the actual owner of the Noree Leah. Here the detectives somehow traced him again but by the Lime they arrived he Lead been warned and had left. They discovered though that he was in com Munka Tiou with somebody and applied to the Biet of police to work up Theca a. This somebody the officer entrusted with the Case soon discovered was none other than has Ester. This sister bore the name of mrs. Bancker an of Uip Loye in the paper beg manufactory and a remarkably Cool Quick witted Young widow. She was Shad wed by a detective and followed to her room at no. East fifth Street a Large thro Story building divided up into living rooms on the european plan. When her identity thus became known and her whereabouts was discovered col. Snelbaker set a watch of the premises la order if possible to capture Bancker. A it was believed that be was Atill in Thi Vicinity. For tour weeks this building was watched whenever sue was in it. And was followed whenever she left ii u. It without Avail. Her brother did not Mak id appearance. One thing however to found out and that was that i egg Teton took fir quent trip to Covington and thither be a followed one do. The Man who was watching her got into tin Wule car stayed there mini a got out and then followed her to no. Wat tenth Street Covington where he saw her Euter the House. This was another link in the Chain of for mat Ion they were try aug to makeup. They Tad found out where she went to while acre the River. The very next Day colonel Shel bakery spy truck on a Lead by a Mere Accident. He was standing at the Corner of fourth and Walnut s Rte a when a boy with an envelope in his hand came up t it him asking where Chatfield a Woods stabs Hemut was. Without answering the boy be took the envelope from Hia band and read the address on it mrs. Bancker. The envelope had just been sealed and the paste was Atill Damp. He opened it and read i must see you to night fell Rne where to meet you. Hen by. The spy put the letter Back into its envelope closed it again and showed the boy the place be was Hunting and waited for i return. In a few minutes he came out with an answer and tub spy bribed him this time to let him look at it. He opened it and read i am watched both Day and night. Dont come Over Here. Will see Yon there. And Here the spy made Bis mistake. He Felt sure be had Hia Man now. The woman he knew the Taomae in Covington he knew Aud All that remained was to follow the one to the other and the game would fall into their Neta. Overjoyed at his Good Fortune he did not give the letter Back to the Little boy hut kept it and hurried up to Snelbaker attn it. To boy not know log what it All meant went Back across the River to Tell the person who had sent him what turn befallen him and in Tia Way sprang toe trap too Early. Snelbaker a soon Asho read the answer started across the River in Hia buggy and a now sure that while crossing the Bridge he met Bancker the very Man be was wanting. Among those he met was a Man whose face he recognized but at the moment locate remember be had Only been him in photograph Paz la other localities notably the extreme Western counties will produce far More than in any former year. So if we can set rid of the hoppers with any reasonable time say two or three weeks the general product of the state a a whole will equal and possibly surpass the Best in her of Story. The weather could not have been better he. Far if it had been made to order and. Excepting Only the Bug the Kansa Farmer has nothing whatever to complain of. When the True history of Kansas shall lie written no part of it will reflect More credit upon her people for courage endurance and ingenuity than the avar against the Grasshoppers which has been waged throughout her limits during the past six weeks and which Atill goes bravely on. It la entirely within Bounds to Sav counting both sexes and All aae. That the fighting Force Pat into the Field in Kansas this year for the destruction and discomfiture of these hateful insects exceeds the number of Soldier called oat in 1801 for the suppression of the rebellion. Aud what a conflict u Baa been All conceivable Means have been resorted to for thinning and driving off the invading Bosta some simple some Clumsy some ludicrous and some real triumphs of Genius. There has been Burnt leg and scourging and trap eing and poisoning. Whole neighbourhoods ave joined Aud moved upon the enemy in regular military order. Trenches wide enough and enough deep to arrest a charge of determined soldiery have been Dag around gardens and Fields. Acres upon acres of Batching ground a have been enclosed with Box like Board contrivances and the Young pests Imp is it Ned there until they die of starvation. In Tome places fences and out House have been covered Over with goal tar to catch and hold the hopping swarms Aad in other places regular barricades were improvised in front of the advancing regions with a View to checking their Progress until they could be whipped to death with brooms and swi Tebow. All imaginable Fope Ruments in killing have been tried with varying effect. These experiments Bave demonstrated one theory to a certainty and that u that of All known insects the Gra bopper a hardest to kill. He will a through an Ordinary Prairie fire and hardly wince at it. Scalding water will sometime dispatch him. But not always Aud be will survive a two Days immersion in a bag under for feet of old water. Chloroform puts him to sleep but a roses from it after a few Honre and move on. Kerosene is not certain Dreth to him even if be be saturated in it and set Ablaza. Most of the acids administered in Liberal doses will give him a final quietus but Bat preparations composed of two part acid and three parts water ten drops of which would prove Fata to a human being do not seem to affect him in the feast. He a been known to live thirty six hours in sealed bottle. He will Altu in and grow cat on proof spirits and tobacco in any form is a reel luxury to him. Hurled Gheen inches under the ground he will work Hia Way to the surface again and be a tacos electric shocks of Ordinary Force without prions disablement. Of coarse these things sound Flaby Bat they Are fact nevertheless. And As such submitted toa candid world. Even tougher stories of the amazing vitality of the Grasshopper might be related without exceeding the proof Upky a the amount of damage done by the bopper in Ksn re this year can no he accurately measured. They have not swept everything in her Hue a. Ucli » they did last year. Their operation have been of a scattered nature. In me one held without adjoining one. The aard Aea along particular Street in some of the ?60 f14®0th, thc0eot Quot Ber ». Bret a hire Way to to the it injury. In to Chr. I&Quot.1 a Here Beer Etc in Sicly. No or by notice info flu ii Tomt Ltd Limo unfortunate localities nut Over 10 her Osen o lighted. The number of treas Bor it a ,iiouhledl7bw>n a of t he Nui Noer that wrought such havoc Here last summer but they have not got to their Hinr k it Hin he to. Vigo and is in that characterized their larger and More voracious predecessors Ord then being without Wing they w9ra in we ext Nurt sub it it Al Umu Netrol whereas in Theca of the full grown on the wit an was do an Texo Elui Ilon no end care according to the Bestol Hia knowledge and a Pora blk Sermon might be preached from the text afforded by the almost utter helplessness of men in the presence of this insignificant jute Law to. Rne glory of our boasted Dominion flu Quot web seems a thin and paltry thing when we have to stand by with outed hands and see our crops swept away by a contemptible creature like a Grabash Istir not Only Are we impotent to prevent or a i Lar Union Bechn not com-íloí.? deity or be do not know a comor Bobher he Goeb w by he in masses and in Given directions and be will return a it torment of again. To be sure the very Learned like from. Bill Grove eur in to know All about it but it is Only pretence. In sober truth the Grasshopper is an , before which All our att Vieux search log Wisdom is Bat vanity and vexation. Toe beat a can do and bout All we can do a to frankly confess the things Bew Derment and ook hopeful Tiv Forward to a Chance for replanting our Corn. Meanwhile whenever we can ree a Gra b0ppr let us crush him on the pot. That will help to simplify the problem and at the Ofene time make the waiting hour a it a a pleasantly. A pan tal Donatic. A Heo Olyn has one Hun Prei and fori a for pair of unmentionable. A facial Donatic is thus described by the new York Mercury the auction Sale of the personal effects of the late Duncan Mckirby in Brooklyn was in Rome Respecta a singular one. The deceased it May to get remembered was a clerk in the employ of a. T. S Ewart and after his death it waa stated that a Large amount of valuable goods belonging to tha. Firm was found at i lodgings. Among other effects were 144 pairs of pants All of the Lafoou pattern and style. Twenty nine pair were of Duck. The average original Coal of ail Liue could not have been Lesa than $12 each. Of course it necessary to have White Vesta to correspond. But of these he Only had is. They poet from is to a each. His dressing gowns were Foar in number. One was a a with Floe silk tailed facing and Rich silk Cord and la Aaela. Another was of Blue corded silk with red silk lacing and bindings. Another was of Rich Empress cloth and beautifully trimmed. Toe last was a dazzling yellow Satin. The next lot set up by the auctioneer was a Large bundle of shirt bosoms fresh from the store. They were All beautifully embroidered by band and could not have Cost less than $3 each and Balbriggan Bee and milk stocking undershirt Aud drawers Wero sold in a Lump at a High Price and the lot consisted of no least 25© pieces. Two sack coat one of heavy Black milk and the other of Black velvet were knocked Down together at $<1. They were Worth at least $100 More. Five Large sole leather Saratoga Trunka Well at f3-> Nice and they would have been cheap a twice Toht amount. Along with some 20 pairs of boots and shoes Plain Patent leather and rubber bound cloth with about fifty pairs of doth and Linen gaiters. A Large bundle of Linea. When a Batch of a it me Hundred or More neckties were offered the bidding was very spirited. Many of them Only Cost about fifty cent each but there were others which poet from for to six dollars apiece. That Mckirby was a Man of Orne culture As Well As taste was shown by the character of his Horary. Which consisted of 250 volume All handsomely Aud even expensively bound. Sixty seven Bouta of various coloured note paper and corresponding envelopes brought a Low figure because of their being initiated. Care of furs and lady says in the Western farm journal Tia is the Sermon when the anxious House Wile Negin to look around for some Sale storing place for articles which Abe know from perhaps dear experience to be subject to the depredations of the Moth. It used to be the practice to pack away such thing in Large chests those of Cedar Wood being considered As the safest guard Agai oat destructive in Trua Tona and at intervals during the aum Mer they Are taken out of their biding place the grains of camphor which were strewn among them shaken off and then they were Bung out to. Aun Ami air. A knowledge of the natural history and habit of the utile peat would have led to a different practice from the latter. I have found paper hour sacks an excellent thing to put Iny lure and smaller Woolen articles away in. As soon As they Are Laid aside i cleanse to roughly by washing brushing and dusting a proper and put into Zacas not tying the Mouth but folding Over carefully twice or then wrap with airing. If a double precaution is wanted put to pieces of tarred paper enclosed in thin wrapping up a. The tarred paper can be Sot of roof maker and no Moth will venture near it. Strong smell a All dissipated by a few hours airing when taken out for Winter use. Bits of the paper pot at the edges of carpets in unused room will protect. If the tarty smell i objected to use tobacco Leaver and occasionally give a Sprinkle Vith a weak solution of carbolic acid. By the aay this carb pc Reid is death to ail Aorta of dug and insect life. Caution in a log it too Strong should a Par tired with Planta. 1 have heard it said. By one who professes to know that by Espriu Kloog ceilings with a weak Eyrine ulee coaids be kept from rooms. Does anybody know Gen. Pope Gen. Van Vleet and major Dunn from fort i Aven Worth passed through the div last night in route for Chicago where they go to attend the wedding of Phil Sheridan. At St. Louis Thev re to be joined by Gen. Sherman and City Elmea Tea

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