The Austin Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Ed. 1 Thursday, December 11, 1890 Page: 1 of 8
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AUSTIN WEEKLY TATEMAN THUR DAY DECEMBEK 11 189C
GIVEN THE PRESS.
SECBET CABLEGRAMS BE-
TWEEN PARNELL AND
THE LATTER MI3UNDEKST00D.
-Pnnll Thinks It Too Lata to Rescue
the Uoltera From Their Position.
O'Brien Returning to
New York Dec. 9. In consequence of
the publication of misleading versions of
the cablegrams which have just paused he
tween Darnell and O'Brien on the subject
of negotiations for a reunion of the Irih
party O'Brien has communicated to the
press the whole correspondence as follows:
O'llHIKN TO PARNELL.
New York Dec. 7. To Parnell M. P.
house of commons London (confidential):
I shrink with horror from taking sides
against you in the struggle which
opens such appalling rrofpects of ruiu
and disgrace to our cause. Throughout
this unhappy business I have abstained
from sayincr one word personally offetuive
to you and have read with the deepest pain
and disgust some of the personal attacks
.made on you and now before Ireland is ir
retrievably committed to ruinous conflict
appeal to you as a leader I have for ten
years been proud to follow as a friend to
whom I still feel a warm affection can
yni not see some way by which while
safely guarding your own repniaiion the
country may be saved from the destruction
which threatens it?
(Signed) Wm. O'Brien.
PARNELL TO O'nKIEN.
. London Dec. 8. To O'Brien Hoffman
House: Had you wired prior to Saturday
some suggestion from me might have smc--ceeded.
Now it is to late for me to rescue
the seceders from their false position. I
V shall however be very glad to see and con-
sult vou on your arrival in Europe.
Signed - Parnell.
In addiiion to the above Mr. O'Brien has
forwarded the following to-day:
o'llKIKN TO PARNELL.
NkwJYobk Dec. 9. To Parnell house
of commons: I regret to find mi-leading
ersions of my confidential cablegram pub
lished in the press. Your reply shows a
total misunderstanding of my message
-which was prunipiedby a regard for your
past services and by still existing per-
sonal affection and sent witn the
Knowledge of my colleagues here
in the earnest hope that you
might in consonance with the will of a
majority of the party whose election ol
chairman we have endorsed find a waj by
3 which ihe country might be saved from a
ruinous conflict. The tone of your reply
leaves little ground for the hope but hav-
ing record to the horrible consequences to
the country of a prolonged internecine
-struggle I am still anxious to have an in-
terview and shall start Saturday for
.France on my way to L eland. I am com-
municating this to the press.
' Wm. O'Brien.
John Dillon also sent today the following
cablegram to Justin McCarthy:
(New York Dec 9.
i Justin McCarthy Houe of (Jonimons:
I O'Brien sails for home Saturday convev-
ing our views and will consult you and
your colleagues. We publish today full
blegrams with Parnell.
After a long conference the party finally
concluded to send Gill as companion to
-O'Brien. The rest of the party remain here
At present but will be in constant commu-
nication with their colleagU'-s. The two
will sail on Saturday for Hiivre unlesr
something transpires that is now unfore-
seen. No arrangements as yet for their
passage has been made.
Washington Dec. 9. Communications
-were presented from tha attorney general
in response to resolutions of thesenate call-
ing for information as to voting places and
as to election supervisors. The attorney
general states that he has not the means of
supplying the information asked.
Senator Plumb introduced a bill to reduce
ffio nmniinL of United States bonds to be
i required of the national banks and to re-
place their surrenuered notes and to pro-
fj&l for free coinage of silver. Kef. rred to
'the committee on finances. He gave notice
that' if the election bill was not disposed of
7f tn e.irlv dav. he should move to lay it !
Aside' for the time being in oruer mat tne
' "bill jui introduced by him and all other
&:asuf js relating to the financial condition
Vf the country should be considered.
i ' Soni-rtliing he said ou.'ht to be done.
-'"iCc-iert'ss had on it a responsiblity which in
ih. hiid&;iment it could not avoid for any
" Tr- great period of time with letting go by a
very great opportunity for helping the
xouhtry sud one which (in his judgment).
-ould not occur again in a very great
numoer of years. If something was not
' done in the nexi. three wei-Ka it mignt as
; well be postponed indefinitely
: The resojution heretolore ottered ny ben-
a'tor Jones cf Arkansas calling on the atr
tornev general for a statement of monies
Fh"st and Second congressional districts of.
Arkansas in couiiaunn i" mc cicwu.i.
here was taken up and agreed to utter aj
statement by Senator Jones that he had.
-n a narasrranh in a Little Fvock paper to
Othe effect that John McCture. supervisor
had nre;nieu an nuuuuni mi "- . .
u ' . . iV...A .a.nliKi.m irlilM
Senator uuj unci ...
... i.it.a finmmittpf fin htianr.e
' ?7...nmnt. rf the farirl bill on the sub
iuroJutii""v" - .
lect of cables cordaue and twine.
Vibe election bill was then taken up and
Senator Berrv addressea the senate in op-
position to it." He entered his earned pro-
teat against it as being a bill not to secure
absolutely fair elections but to legal ze
fraud ami to enable men to be counted in
and returned to congress who were de-
feated at the polls .
At the close of Senator Berry's speech
Senator Aldricb from the finance commit-
tee reported back the house bill to author-
ize the payment ot drawback or
rebate in certain cases (to correct the en-
rollment of the tariff bill) and asked
unanimous consent to have it considered
but Senator Plumb objected and the bill
was placed on the calendar.
The debate on the election bill was re-
sumed and Senator Daniels addressed the
senate in opposition to it. At the conclu-
sion ot Senator Daniels' speech Senator
George obtained the floor and af er s short
executive session 'he senate adjourned.
In the morning hour the house resumed
consideration of Plumb's resolution looking
to the removal of the remains of General U.
S. Grant to Arlington. After a long debate
it was defeated by a vote of yeas 93; nays
Mr. Lanham of Texas asked unanimous
consent for the immediate consideration of
a res Iution calling upon the postmaster-
general fr information relative to com-
plaints of citizens of Texas in consequence
of irregularities of the postal service al
let'eil to he attributed to superlative bid
Mr. Dintrley. of Maine asked that the
resolution be broadened so as to upply to
other states and Mr. Lnnha i assented but
!tr. Bingham of Maine objected to the
resolution and it was referred to the com-
mittee on postoffices and postroads.
The house then proceeded under special
oider to the disposition of the public build--ing
measures previously reported from the
committee of the whole. Among others
the following bills for the erection of pub-
lic buildings were nassed with limitation
eosl asitated: Camden Ark. ?5000; Port-
land. Oregon $11)0000; Kansas City
The house then adjourned.
8ELECTI1VG A POSTMASTER.
Wasiiinuton Dec. 9. The Bepublican
members of the house a short caucus after
adjournment today to select a postmaster
to succeed Mr. Wheat of Wisconsin. Jas.
W. Hathaway of Montana was chosen.
ARMY APPROPRIATION BILL.
Washington Dec. 9. The house com
mittee on military alTairs today completed
consideration of the army appropriation
hill for the next fiscal vear as aereed unon.
It appropriates $21642(29 being $4353S8
more man me appropriation lor the cur-
rent year. The most important matter in
which the bill differs from that of the cur-
rent year is the increase on appropriation
for army transportation of $2SO000.
COMPOUND LARD BILLS.
Two bills imposing a tax UDon comnnund
lard were today reported without recom-
mendation by Senator Paddock from the
committee on agriculture. Both bills are
similar in purpose to Drovide for the imno-
silion of a tax upon and the regulation of
me inanutacture oi compound lard. The
Dins were reported without recomrnenda
t'on in order to avoid the re-opening of the
controversy of the last session and the
hearing ot argument which would neces-
sarily have greatly delayed any action
upon them by the committee
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY.
Washington Dec. 9. Senator Higgins
from the committee on agriculture and
forestry today .reported favorably a bill
subjecting oleomargeriue to the provisions
of the laws for several states. The bill
promises that no state shall be held limited
in infcpower to prohibit the sales or the tax
of oleomargerine or delivery within its own
limits for the reason it has been imported
rom another state.
The Labor Federation.
Detroit Mich. Dec. 9. -The Federation
of Labor assembled this morning at 9
o'clock. It was announced that the na'ion-
al associatk f reiail clerks of the United
Slates the waiters' and bartenders' unions
had been organized. The announcements
were received with applause. The report
of the auditing committee was then adopted.
Among the resolutions submitted wus that
each member of the local national or inter-
national be assessed ten cents a quarter for
the strike fund from which all men on
strikes are to receive $2 per week. Iiefer-
led to committee on runs iiuiion.
A long line of resolusions was refened
among them a resiution to take the tele-
graphs out of the hands of monopolists and
place them in the hands of the govern-
ment. This resolution was applauded as
nlo one to hold a world's labor congress in
Chicago in 1893.
A peculiar resolution looking to the de-
feiiMi of members of i lie unions in the
Federation from the at'gressions of the
Knights of Labor created considerable
amusement. Other similar resolutions fol-
lowed and showed considerable antag-
onism between the grand divisions of labor
especially in New York pity. All were re-
ferred. A sharp resolution looking to opposition
to police aggression and esneciallv the
armed police of Pennsylvania was greeted
with applause A change in the constitu-
tion was asked for limiting the election of
president ol the federation to two consecu-
tive terms. The federation wa asked to
endorse woman sulierage. Various resolu-
t ons looking to boycotting manufacturers
supporting of various union strikes and re-
quests for co operation and assistance to
organize a large number of unions of feder-
ation were offered.
MiMi-ius. Tenn. Dec. 8. Frank W. Mc-
Gregor managing editor of the Evening
Democrat has been indicted by the Federal
grand jury for violation of the lottery law.;
After the last drawing ot the Louisiana
loory the Democrat's New Orleans corre-
spondent wired that paper the winning
numbers held by the Memphis paper's peo-
ple. A proof slip was submitted to Post-
master Patterson who wired the attorney
general at Was lington. His decision was
that ihe publication would criminate the
publisher. The Democrat published not
only its experience with the postoffice de-
partment but also the objectionable list.
Hence the action of the grand jury.
San Antonio Tex. Dec. 9. Charles Par-
rotte aged 16 son of a prominent family
went out with a companion yesterday to
shoot quail. His companian's gun was ac-
cidentally discharged and the load took
effect in young Parrotte's thigh. He bled
to death before medical aid cotld reach
NICARAGUA CANAL ENTERPRISE.
Annual Report of the Company Show ins
ProRress of tke Project.
Washington Dec. 9. The Maritime
Canal company of Nicaragua pursuant to
act of Feb. 20 1889 has filed with the secre-
tary of the interior its annual report
covering operations of the company during
the year ended Dec. 1 189 . The report
says that during the past year operations
on the Nicaragua canal have been prose-
cuted with diligence and energy and great
progress has been made in the work of con-
struction. The final plans are detailed. The sur-
veys ot the canal its harbors locks and
other accessory works have been com-
pleted and verified and no efforts spared
in perfecting the location of the route from
ocean to ocean. Additional barracks store-
houses and machine buildings have been
erected and warehouses built for the receipt
and storag- of supplies. Parts of San Ju-
nillo Descado San Francisco and other
navigable streams have been grubbed aud
channeled and made ready for further
operations. About 100000 cubic yards of
canal have already been excavated and
several miles of aqueduct which is intended
to Btipply fresh mountain water to the com-
pany's headquarters have been completed.
Ten aiiles of ra Iroad now under con-
struction from the Atlantic port to the
divide have already been practically com
pleted and will soon be in operation.
Washington Dec. 9. The depots and
locomoiive houses have been erected and
others are in course of construction. Very
satisfactory progress has been made on the
break water which is to protect the At-
laniic harbor troui drilting sands.
Dutingthe year the company has pur-
cha ed a dredging plant at Panama owned
by the American Constructing and Dredg
ing company. The greater pint
of the plant which is very
valuable has been transferred
from Colon to Graytown. Ihe very impor-
tant wirk of dredging the harbor of San
Juan Del Norte is being energetically pros-
ecuted. Great improvements in the hospital ser-
vice have been made during the cr. The
health of the employes has been" very good
and there has been no deaths from fever
during the last three months.
The report shows that since the organiza-
tion of ihe company 10145 shares of stock
have been subscribed for at par $l(il) of
which $l0014r0 in ct.tb has been paid
into the company's tiea ury. Since its
organization th compiny bus expended
for work and materials $772203 in cash and
2(000( 0 of full paid capital slock of the
company and is obligated for $1288' 00 of
its first mortgage bonds. It bus also is-
sued 12000i) shares of its capital stock of
the par value of $12t 00000 in payment for
concessionary rights privileges franchise
and other ptoperty.
The government of Nicaragua by a com-
munication dated November 8 1899 has
officially declared that the company has
more than complied with the articles of
concession. The liabilities of the company
consist of amounts still due under conces-
sions granted it and $428o000 of the bonds
above mentioned aud cash liability out-
standing and unpaid to an amount not ex-
ceeding $30000. The report is signed by
Hism Hitchcock president and Thomas
B. Atkins secretary.
A CLYCLONE IN GEORGIA.
Eighteen Houses Wrecked and Several Per-
sons Killed and Injured by a Tornado.
Atlanta Ga. Dec. 9. Yesterday near
Man roe Walton county a cyclone cleared
a place of several miles long and about a
hundred yards wide blowing down houses
and killing several people. Jack Hender-
son and wife was buried beneath the ruins
of their hou-e. Henderson was killed but
his wife was not badly hurt. Their baby
wus carried 1000 vards and was so badly in-
jured that it died" shortly after being found.
A family of negroes named Jackson were
ourien beneath tiieir cabin and two of them
killed. Another house containing several
negroes was blown down but none of the
occupants were hurt.
In the Hands of a Receiver.
Knoxville Tenn. Dec. 9. The Three
C's railroad is in the hands of a receiver.
Judge Smith at Jonesboro yesterday ap-
pointed Samuel Tate of Memphis receiver.
He is a member of the contracting firm of
McDonald Shea & Co. The road is one
which passes through Johnson City and
surveyed to goto Minneapolis Va. There
are about thirty mi'e of track laid in Ten.
nessee from the North Carolina line north .
It is said the company owes about $HnO0O0
to contractors and engineers. The Massa-
chusetts and Southern Construction com-
pany which is building the road goes into
the hands of a receiver also.
A Vast Type Foundry Trout.
Kansas City Mo. Dec. 9 A morning
paper says for some time past a company
composed of English and American capi
talists known as the American Type
Foundry company is negotiating for the
purchase of all type foundries in the United
States. Representatives of the company
have at. their disposal the purchase monnv
of $20000000. During the past week letters
have been sent to all type foundries in the
country asking first if the company will
sen out mm retain hiock in tne enterprise.
Second if it will sellout and comnletplv
abandon the business. .
A Story DNpeoven.
Little Rock Ark . Dec. 9. The publica
tion Sunday in several journals foreshad
owing probable defaults in State Treasury
Woodruffs othce caused an inves igation
by his leading sureties and the ascertain-
ment of the fact that no default is Drobable
and that the whole story grew out of
rumors wtncn weie readily distorted and
misunderstood. Treasurer Woodruffs fifth
term will end in January when lie will be
able to settle in full wall tne state. This
statement is authorized by his bondsmen
nearly all of whom live here.
Ooden Utah Dec. 9. The Union Pacific
switchmen in the Ogden yards struck yes-
terday on account of a reduction of the
night force and cut in wages. It is feared
that the strike will assume more serious
A TRAIN DERAILED NORTH
OP PALESTINE WITH
THE PLEEMEIT INSTANTLY KILLED
MeDanlels the Texarkaim Train Rob-
ber and Desperado Reported in
Mexico Texiut Crime and
Palestine Tex. Dec. 9. Passenger train
No. 2 which left here 7:30 a. m. west bound
for Longview was derailed at Pierce's switch
13 miles north of this place this morning
ditching the engine mail and baggage cars
The wreck was caused by the spreading
of the rails. Engineer Coleman was
bruised about the head and shoulders
and made a miraculous escape.
Fireman Edwin Schoores ' was
killed outright. No other injuries are re-
ported except a shaking rp of the passen-
geis. The railroad ollicials and the hos-
pital surgeon corps repaired at once to the
scene and this afternoon brought
the injured and dnad to the city. The
wreck will be cleared by night and
no delav will be occasioned to other trains.
The railroad officials deserve great credit
lor the prompt action and management of
the wreck. Fireman Scbiuyore will be
buried tomorrow under the auspices of the
Brotherhood of 'Locomotive Firemen and
Palestine department both of which he
wasltu honored member.
THE TEXAKK.VNA FUGITIVE.
Napoleon McDanlel the TraflT Robber Safe
Fort Worth Tex. Dec. 8. Napoleon
McDaniel the Cotton Belt train robber
who escaped from the Texarkana jail on
Dec. 2 while under life sentence is believed
by the Fort Worth police to be now in Old
Mexico and beyond the reasonable
reach of the law. He was in Fort
Worth two days ago. "He came
in on the evening train from
the East with a pal and was recognized bv
a party in this city who conveyed the Infor
mation to tne ponce it was learned by
the officers that the fugitive and his pal
proposed to remain in hiding on the South
Side for a tew days to recuoerate when they
would proceed to Mexico" and the police
were in no hurry to make the arrest. They
waited for the arrival of papers and proofs
of their identity when they repaired to the
place of concealment. Last night they
learned that their bird had flown leaving
no trace of his route. It was ascertained
that he had not left the city by any rail-
road. Today it was learned that he took
passage out of town in a farm wagon going
west and it is believed that he caught a
west bound Texas aud Pacific train and is
now across the line.
Supreme Court Yesterday Affirmations and
Tyler Tex. Dec. 9. The supreme court
met in regular session today and rendered
decisions as follows:
Affirmed Eddy & Cross vs. Rider from
Hopkins; Jambo Cattle Company vs. Balon
& Groves from Scurry j State of Texas ex
rel. vs. Town of Baitd from Calhoun.
Reversed end remanded Brown et al vs.
Thompson and Ohmstead from Ellis;
Knights of Honor vs. Forlson from
Motion for rehearing granted Setgelt vs.
City of San Antonio from Bexar.
Motion for rehearing overruled Missouri
Pacific Railroad vs. Brazil from Smith;
Ghio vs. Scbult & Evers from Bowie.
Affirmed ou certificate Harrel vs. Gilbert
Boon Company from Bowie.
The court approved the following de-
cisions of the commission of appeals:
Affirmed Evans vs. Foster et al. from
Tarrant; McDonald et al.vs. Hambler from
Hill; Howard et al. vs. fe'iubblefield from
Runnels; Pat ton vs. Bclo it Co. from Mc-
Lennan. Reversed and remanded Gulf Colorado
& Santa Fe Railway vs. Gatewood. from
Hill; Henderson vs. Landa from Bexar;
Nelson vs. Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Rail-
way from Bexar.
Arrested for Theft.
San Antonio Tex. Dec. 9. About ayear
ago R. S. Lambert . who was doing a pros-
perous business here as haberdasher left
the city deserting a handsome young wife
and babe and leaving numerous creditors
In the lurch. The day before he left be ob-
tained some valuable jewelry from a local
jeweier on the pretense of showing the
goods to his wife who if pleased with tbem
would purchase and tie then took the
jewelry off. A short while ago his wife
instituted divorce proceedings and tut I ay
Lambert appeared in the city lo defend the
suit. As soon as his appearance became
known to the officers he was nabbed and
jailed to answer to a charge of theft of the
A II angry Visitor.
Dallas Tex. Nuv. 9. Mr. C. S. Hartman
and his wife had a peculiar experience last
night between 12 and 1 o'clock. They were
awakened by some one in the house. Mr.
Hartman came upon the intruder in the
dining-room where he was seen on his
knees in front of the sideboard eating as
rapidly as possible. Mr. Hartman
grabbed the intruder who made no
resistance but said all he wanted was some-
thing to eat as he hsd been many hours
without food and was nearly starved. A
light was procured and Hartman at once
saw from tne man's sunken cheeks that his
story was true. Mrs. Hartman piennred a
cup of hot coffee and warm eatables for
the hungry man who said he
had come to Dallas from Kansas
could find no employment and as a resort
asked for victuals at various houses but was
refused with threats of arrest. His hunger
got the best of hiru and he made the raid
on the Hartman provender and stated he
intended to trouble nothing else. The man
was allowed to depart.
NATIONAL BOARD OF TRADE.
Proceedings Before the Convention Yester
dayIncluding Misslsslspl River Im-
provement New Orleans La Dec. 6. The National
Board of Trade resumed its session at 10
o'clock this morning. After routine busi-
ness Mr. James Skanahan of the New York
chamber of commerce and B B Waddell
of Helena Ark. chamber of commetce
were elected vice presidents. The report of
the committee on uniform commercial
legislation in the United States was read
and adopted and the committee continued
for a year.
The report of the committee on trusts
wus continued on the programme in the
absence of the chairman.
Paper No. 10 proposed bv the chamber
of cnmmeice and industry of Louisiana
and No. II proposed by the Louisville
board of trade relating to the improvement
of the Misissippi river by the na ional
government were tuken up bv preference
and discussed in connection with the tol
lowing resolution otlered bv Col. Waddell
Resolved by the National Bonrd of Trade
now in session in the city of New Orleans
Tit nt the improve ment of the navigation of
the Mississippi river i.ml the proUciiuii of
the inhabitants of America's great delta
from inundation is a work of national dulv
and should he assumed by the national
New Oiukanh La. Dec 9. Atwootl
Violett & Co. say :
Futures While spots nre uneasy and
middling cannot be sold over 8 15 10 futures
have advanced 6 to 6 pounds caused by
short covering. We see no relief to the
spot market al present ns money matters
are still operating against our improve-
ment. The course of the contract market
depends upon the short Interest. Liverpool
sees that as American exports decline her
immediate supplybecotnes smaller and
consequently that market remains v.'rv
steady. Opposite conditions prevail In this
country. Liverpool closed steady at 1 to
2'4 and New York 7 points advance. Fort
receipts today 501100 against 51000 last
year. F o b The tightness of the money
market prevents business. No sales. Spot
light demand ; offering! poor. Sales 4200.
A Fatal Accident.
Fobt Worth Tex. Dec. 9. This after
noon W. F. Sommerville lately manager
ot the Western Security Company and the
Matador Land and Cattle Company met
with a fatal accident. The wind mill that
works the artesian well on his place got out
of order. He climbed up the lrame wont
to the wings to investigate. Just as he got
under the wings the machinery started one
of the wingj striking Sommerville and
Knocking him to the ground thirty feet be-
low. He struck on a pile of ro k. Both
legs and arms were broken his skull
crushed and internal injuries received.
Death of a Railway Manager.
St. Louis Mo. Dec. 9. W. 8. Depew
general traffic manager of the Mobile and
Ohio railway died at midnight last night.
The immediate came of his death was heart
disease. He bad held the position men
tioned above foi five years and for twenty
years was located in i. Jouis. At one
lime he was general freight agent of the
Cairo Short Line. Among the railroad men
of the West there was nolone belter known
or mort beloved. Had he lived he would
have been 53 years old next Saturday.
Interview with Cleveland.
Minneapolis Minn. Deo. 9. A special
from Sioux Falls S. D. to the Journal
says: J. Leslie Thompson one of the
wheel horses of the South Dakota Democ-
racy has Just returned from New York
where he had an interview with ex-Presi
(lent Cleveland. Mr. Cleveland said that
he would surelj b . a presidential candidate
in 1892 and thut he wanted hi-j South Da-
kota friends to stick to huu.
Struck by a Train.
Chicago III. Dec. 9. In electric street
car at the railroad crossing last night was
struck by a train knocked 40 feet and was
almost completely demolished . The motor
man Hanlan jumped and escaped with
slight injuries. There were but two passen-
ger! Mrs John Host and Samuel Haiton
who nre thought to be fatally injured. The
accident it said to be the fault of the motor
Shoe Dealers Failed.
Boston Mass. Dec. 9. O. W. Ingalls it
Co. shoe dealers assigned bid ay. The lia-
Dimies oi tue nriu are tAJouu.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
Jen. i-Miu I'uvls' House.
Ricumond Va Dec. 9.- The board of al-
dermen last night by a two-thirds vote de-
cided to give the Confederate memorial lit-
erary society the use of Jeff Davis' mansion
for a museum for war relics This was the
execulive mansion of the Confederacy and
was occupied by President Davis during his
residence in Richmond.
Pneumatlo Tube Enterprise.
Chicauo. 111. Deo. 9. In the city council
last night an ordinance was Introduced to
grant permission for laying pnenmatio
tubes In the streets of the city for the pur-
pose of nmivpvimr nupbn.a W.n .A
' ' J O f'"MftT7 will i.4U M
point tne tube lo be twelve inches and the
charge pLr package to be 10 ccuts.
Carton. O.. Dec. 9. The United Rtatea
secret service officers have captured a gang
of twelve counterfeiters who have been
making and passing spurious ten dollar
bills. Their headquarters being at Pales-
tine. Ghost I'nncers Captured.
t 1 D. 1 IT I ' . ..... 1.. I A U U 1 C.t
flnu ucco oeveuusuu oioux
ghost dancers including a chief possed
through th'is city yesterday en route to Fort
nneinug Alien. to which place they were
being taken by United States troops. They
were ciinttired liti Frliluv.
Birmingham Ala. Deo. 8. A bloody
light between negroes and white men is
reported to havo taken place Sunday near
Littleton resulting In the death of a white
lll'tn B"d the- woutullnir of nnnthor. Raw.
eral negroes ureaho reported as having
hin viin Vil K.if l:ii. .i
Gone by the Board.
Boston Muss. Deo. 9. Messrs. Whiten
Burdette fe Young wholesale olothien. No.
3 Winthrop square have made an assign-
tiio (luuiiniuM are auoui $uuuuu.
Joe Cobdrn Dead.
NEW VoitK Don. P ThA fnnr.l Taa
Coburii the old time pugilist took place
"ivi iiiun Hum mo i-iiurcuoi me Holy
I U!nCP.nta- It Unn ullaiwla.1 A I
gathering of sporting men.
New Oki.eanh. T. TW a r.... u...
. i - - - " vu.io niif
and Baker have sustained a motion to
uuuih the Iniln-itiivni iimin.i rr ...-...
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assassins because of the presence of stenog- .
tuiuiii-u in me granu jury room.
A Heavy Gale.
Hawksuuro Deo. 9. A heavy Gale raned
in the strait of Canso Sunday.. More res-
RelH haVA bAIUl'. Wrnnboit nuav k.M
the past ten days loan for fbe last thirty-
Ciiableston 8. C Deo. 9. The first bal-
lot for senator in the assembly today was
as follows: Irby 65 Doneldson 48 Ha tup -
l?".45; ('60rf?e Tillman 1 Hemphill 2
Keith 2. Irby Alliance farmer lacks 18
votes to elect.
wnAT m'carthv thinks.
London Nov. 9. Justin McCarthy anti-
Purnell leader has expressed the hope that
the division between the two secelons of
the Nutional party will be gradually
PARNELL IN DUBLIN.
Dublin Dec. 9. -Parnell' has arrived in
Dublin. He is the gm st of the lord mayor
at the Mansion house. He intends to re
organise the Nutional league in Dublin.
Washington Deo. 9. For Eastern Texas:
Fair aud warmer Tuesday winds shifting;
For Arkansas: Warmer weather and
The Assistant Postmaster.
Colonel DeGrees has appointed Mr.
Henry Bastain to the position of aa
sistant postmaster. Mr. Bastian is
the oldest employe in the postoffice
having been there through Colonel
DeGresa' first term through the en-
tire term of John 0. Johnson and was
retained by Colonel DeGress when
he took charge of the office the second
lime. He has been a faithful em-
ploye always ut his post of duty thor-
oughly posted as to the service and
courteous to the public. The appoint-
ment will be highly satisfactory to the
The business of the ice factory has
fallen oil during the past few weeks.
Home of the farmers are nlowinz
and getting ready for next year's crop.
U. S. Gov't Report Aug. 17 1885.
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