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THE FIELD OF LABOR —SEETHING CAUL
DRON OF EUROPEAN INTRIGUE —FIRES,
SUICIDES, ETC. —NOTED DEAD.
Twenty persons were injured in a
Boulangerist row in Paris, France.
The Berkshire Woolen Company, of
Great Barrington, Mass., has failed.
The schooner Mokoh, of Astoria, Ore
gon, was wrecked near the entrance of
Tillamook bay, and all hands were lost.
♦ Thirty thousand men employed in
Derbyshire collieries, in England, have
been conceded an advance of 10 per cent,
There was a mutiny among the con
victs at Orbetello, Italy. Thirty prison
ers and several jailers were killed or
In Paris, France, the approaches to
the Maierie were thronged on the occa
sion of the marriage of Gen. Boulanger’s
daughter to Capt. Driant.
1 A fire has been raging since an early
hour Monday at Huenfield, near Cassel,
Germany. Two hundred houses are in
ashes and 1,500 persons are homeless and
The Pall Mall Gazette says that except
for the chance of catching the Irish vote
by abusing England, it thinks that no
one in America would care two straws
what Lord Sackvillc wrote or thought.
Au explosion of natural gas in Schul
theis’s tannery, at Lima, Ohio, killed
John Schultheis, Peter Klein and James
Hubbard. Schultheis was burned to
death, the others crushed by falling
At Boston, Mass., twenty-one women
in convention nominated Miss Alice D.
Stockton, ot Wheaton, as the candidate
of the Equal Rights party for governor of
Massachusetts. The candidate is 26
years of age.
The relief committee in London, Eng.,
discredits the story of the massacre, of
the Stanley expedition. Members of the
togimittee do not doubt that Stanley is
the white, pasha reported to be in the
Balter El Gazelle province.
Mrs. George Wzugh, wife of a tanner
employed at Harrisburg, N. Y., acciden
tally killed her little daughter while en
deavoring to take away a pistol with
which the child was playing. The
mother went violently insane.
Ex-Queen Natalie, of Servia, declines
to receive the document notifying her of
the divorce obtained by her husband,
w’hich was brought her by a special mes
senger to Bucharest, and the decree will
therefore be conveyed to her through the
IL Clausen & Son Brewing Co., have
Sold to George Sherman, John R. Kings
ford and Isaac Undcrmeyer, representa
tives of an English syndicate, all their
property on Eastern Boulevard and For
ty-seventh street New York City, the
price paid being $4,500,000.
The cornerstone of the big Spreckle’s
sugar refinery at the foot of Reed street,
in Philadelphia, Pa., was laid with appro
priate ceremonies on Monday. Mr. Adolph
Spreckles, son of Mr. Claus Spreckels,
>. placed the cornerstone in position, amid
the cheers of the invited guests.
J. D. Sheehan, member of Parliament
for East Kerry, Ireland, arrested at a
meeting of Lord Kenmore’s tenants for
advocating the plan of campaign, has
been taken to Tralee jail. The police
offered to release him on bail if he would
promise to keep silent until his trial, but
he refused to do so.
A banquet was given in Paris, Fiance,
on Monday, to commemorate the pre
sentation of the statue of “Liberty En
lightening the World,” which was given
by the French people to the United
States. McLane, American minister,
and Goebel, French minister of foreign
t affairs, were among those present.
faa. The steamer Saginaw, of the Clyde
■Bafrue. recently refitted at Crump’s ship-
I was at her dock in
' New York, loading for a trip to the
West Indies, when she suddenly listed
P toward the dock, water poured in her
open portholes and the steamer sunk.
L bhe will soon be raised.
r ■ New Bedford, Mass., was visited by
two well defined earthquake shocks on
Monday night. At the Weld street po-
• lice station the shocks were felt, and
were .preceded by a sound, and
th red distinct < scillations ™re felt, f >l
-by a tremulous movement. The
’ shocks were distinctly felt across the
Acushnet, in Fair Haven.
Patrick Skelly, ®f Lou-iana, was found
in the streets of" New York with nearly
116,000 in his po-*?s>iun, wandering
•Wound. The doctors who examined
s. 'him mu<l that he w.is suffering from par
f** *x) jaualybis, anil was airciuiy beginnii 4
ot softening of the
SAVANNAH, GA., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 3, 1888.
brain. He has eaten no solid food for
some time, but starves himself to increase
his gains. '
An accident to the Czar’s train on
Tuesday resulted in the killing of twen
ty-one persons. The minister of war
and the commander of the body guard,
were injured. The Noblo brothers,
Baku petroleum refiners, spent $25,000
in entertaining the Czar. They present
ed to the czarina a diamond bouquet
holder, valued at SIO,OOO. Another
petroleum firm at Baku spent $20,000 in
honor of the Czar.
Hermann Baade, section foreman on
the Burlington road, started for Du
buque, lowa, on Monday, on a handcar,
having with him his wile, three children
and a friend. When rounding a sharp
curve, they were run down by a special
making a quick run between St. Paul
and Chicago. The handcar was thrown
from the track, and Mrs. Baade and her
two sons, aged seven and thirteen, were
instantly killed. Baade and the other
man escaped. When the train struck
the car, Mrs. Baade threw her baby
down a bank twenty feet high, and
saved its life.
Capt. Tufts, of the schooner E. 11.
Foster, of and for St. John, New Bruns
wick from New York, October 26th, put
into Southwest Harbor, Me., and reports
that on the 24th fell in with an unknown
schooner on Jeffries bank about 8 a. m.
At noon the wind was a gale, accompan
ied by snow and rain. The captain of
the Foster noticed that the strange
schooner was steering badly and was
falling astern. He watched for signals
of distress, and was prepared to lender
assistance. A little later, being then
about one and one-half miles in the rear,
the unknown schooner suddenly sank,
and Capt. Tufts has no doubt that all
on board went down w.th her.
The spirit of riot on the north side of
Chicago, Ilk, is still rampant. Cars on
the Fourth avenue line, near Milwaukee
avenue, were stopped every trip by ob
structions, and great crowds thronged the
sidewalks and intimidated passengers,
but no damage was done, and only a
few stones thrown. Several North Hal
sted street cars were derailed during the
afternoon at a point where the street had
been torn up by pavers. The police had
considerable trouble dispersing the
crowds at various points along the line,
and were kept busy all the afternoon.
A strike by the recently imported em
ployes of the Yerkes street car system is
among the possibilities.
Dr. Caldwell, volunteer physician at
Enterprise, Ala., has issued a call foi
$1,500 for the immediate relief of suf
ferers. There are now sixteen cases un
der treatment. The postmaster has re
ceived official information of the exis
tence of yellow fever in Baldwin. The
disease appears to be spreading out in
various parts of the state. The weathei
is very warm there and showery. Offi
cial bulletin in Jacksonville: New casei
16, of which 6 are white; deaths 3. To
tal cases to date, 4,059. Total deaths,
848. Bishop Weed continues to im
prove. The following was sent to the
Commercial Gazette, at Cincinnati, Ohio,
with the request that it be given to the
Associated Press: “Decatur, Ala.—Tc
the people of the United States: We an
supplying 600 destitute white
people and 1,000 colored, and are now
out of supplies. We appeal to the char
itable people of the whole country foi
assistance for the next three weeks. Re
mit to John S. Reed, chairman relief
committee, New Decatur, Ala. Andrew
C. Frey, Mayor of New Decatur.” There
were no new cases and no deaths by yel
low fever on Sunday. The sick are doing
A TERRIBLE CRIME.
At a wedding supper, in Minneapolis,
Minn., a family of eight Bohemians,
after swallowing a few mouthfuls of
food, fell on the floor, exhibiting all the
symptoms of poisoning. George Martin,
the bridegroom, was one of the victims.
All of the party were very sick and
likely to die. It is believed that a jeal
ous rival of Martin poisoned the food.
Mrs. Martin, the bride, who was oppor
tunely absent from the poisoned least,
took a dose of arsenic with suicidal in
tent. A half empty box of the poison
■was found in the house an 1 discovered
in Mr. Martin’s room. Various theories
are advanced as to the reason of the
crime. One is that a young man named
Misco, was a jilted lover of Mrs. Martin,
and that he had put the poison in the
OPPOSE THE PULLMAN.
A consolidation of the interests of the
Mann Boudoir Car Company and of the
Woodruff Palace Car Company has been
affected by the Jackson A Sharp com
pany, of Wilmington, Del. The new
organization will be known us the Union
Palace Car Company, with a capital of
A CONDENSATION OF HAPPEN
INGS STRUNG TOGETHER.
MOVEMENTS OF ALLIANCE MEN —RAIL-
ROAD CASUALTIES —THE COTTON CROP
—FLOODS—ACCIDENTS —CROP RETURNS.
Gen. Thomas A. Walker diedin Selma, i
He was a general in the Indian war, and
was identified from time to time with
! railroad building and management.
The control of the Anniston Land
I Company has been sold to Northern capi
talists for $600,000, which amount will
i be invested in various industrial enter
; prises in that city.
An. East bound passenger train of the
• Iron Mountain Railroad was held up by
train robbers on Sunday two miles west
of Newport. The passengers were rob
bed of about S2OO.
Jacksonville has received so far. $312,- ;
376 as an epidemic relief fund, of which
$210,654 has been expended.
A large number of the men employed
by the sanitary committee on the public
works in Jacksonville have been dis
charged, and only a limited number are
Enterprise on Monday made a requisi
tion on Jacksonville for 400 rations for a
I period of two weeks. Seventeen cases
and two deaths in the past forty-eight
hours were reported.
: The United States government has cs-
■ tablished a baggage fumigation station
j at LaVilla junction, near Jacksonville,
under charge of Dr. Julius Wise of the
Marine Hospital service.
Dr. James S. Hamilton, of Athens,
died of pneumonia after a short illness
of one week. He had been in very fee
ble health for the last year, and taking a
1 severe cold hastened his death. Dr.
| Hamilton was one of Athens oldest citi
j zens, and during his life had amassed
quite a fortune. He was at the time of
his death president of the Princton Fac
! tory Company.
Arthur Watkins, of Huntington, was
' shot and instantly killed, on Tuesday
■ afternoon by Marshal Rosebraugh. Wat-
I kins had been arrested in the morning,
and while awaiting trial gave the officer
the slip. Rosenbraugh followed and
coming up with him, ordered him to
halt. He responded by drawing a knife
and rushing at the officer, when the lat
ter shot him, killing him instantly.
The 102 d annual session of the grand
j lodge of Free and Accepted Masons for
I the state of Georgia, convened in Macon
|on Tuesday at Masonic hall. Most Wor
shipful John 8. Davidson, of Augusta,
presided. He delivered a splendid ad
dress at the morning session. It is said
to have been one of the finest produc
tions of the kind ever heard by Georgia
The jury in the case of George M,
Eddleman, a real estate dealer in At
lanta, charged with killing Tom Gres
ham, a railroad man, lust. Summer,
brought in a verdict on Monday of “not
guilty.” An indignation meeting was
hel 1 at night in the square in which the
artesian well is located, and arrange
ments perfected by the citizens to burn
■ the jury in effigy in front of the court
' house on Tuesday night.
National Watts, aged ninety-three,
die ! of pneumonia in Bdtimore, Md. He
was an Old Defender and one of the
patriots who, September 12, 1814, re
pulsed the British attack upon Baltimore.
A sensation was created in the crimi
nal court in Kansas City on Tuesday
I morning by the suicide of Jack Fleming,
deputy marshal, who drew a
and blew his brains out, while the court '
I was tn session.
The great event in the history of the '
Lutheran churches of Charleston, the I
, celebration of the Festival of the Refor
mation, will take place in St. Matthew’s
| German Lutheran Church, Sunday.
The celebrated corpse trust case, which
made such a sensation in Charleston, has i
■ again been brought to public notice. |
J A conspiracy was formed among a num- '
! ber of whites and negroes, by which
certain life insurance companies in New
1 York and the West were swindled out of
I thousands of dollar-. The conspirators '
, insuring fictitious persons and passing
j off corpses procured from the potter’s
j field, as the deceased personages. The
. case has been reopened by a suit insti
-1 tuted l>y the heirs of Pat Foley, who
killed himself some time before the ex
. posure of the conspiracy and who is sus
j pected of having been concerned in the
i conspiracy, to recover a policy of $5,090
on his life.
Petroleum has been discovered in an
artesian well being sunk at Houck’s
tannery in Harrison, at a depth of 600
feet. The discovery has created a great
stir among the people.
State Secretary Polk announces that
the time of the meeting of the National
Alliance is changed from January 16 to
December 5, at Meridian, Miss. Dele
gates were appointed to represent the
state alliance as follows: S. P. Alexan
der, of Mecklenburg; L. L. Polk, Ra
leigh; D. M. Payne, of Robeson; J. C.
Beaman, of Sampson, and Elias Carr, of
A man named Dixon, aged about 75
years, arrived at Greensboro and related
a most startling story. He said he had
been overtaken by two armed men,
whose intention to first rob and then
hang him was evidenced by their calling
him to halt, at the same time demanding
his money and producing a rope. The
interference of a boy with a gun, how
ever, prevented the double crime
of highway and lynching.
Dixon hails from the West, and had ou
his person a ticket stamped at Kansas
City, Mo., to Raleigh, N. C., also about
one thousand dollars in money, beside
papers, checks, etc., to cover several
At Shelby, on Tuesday night, fire
broke out in Wray block, ‘originating in
the engine room of the Aurora newspa
per. The town is without tire apparatus,
and nothing could be done. The block
was consumed. The occupants were the
Southern Express Company, Babbling
ton, Roberts & Co., wholesale and retail
stationers and printers, Gardner & Quinn,
wholesale and retail druggists, D. C.
Webb & Son, general merchandise, the
Aurora and Babblington, Roberts & Co.,
Julius Ochs, the treasurer of the Tima
Printing Co., died at Chattanooga ot
chronic bronchitis. He was 63 years old.
Samuel Dickson, of Philadelphia, Pa.,
filed in the court of chancery at Knox
ville, a bill of complaint against the
consummation of the lease of the East
Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railway
to the Richmond & Danville.
Charles Emory was killed by a train
on th*c East Tennessee Road, near the
east incorporation line' in Chattanooga.
He was standing in the middle of the
track as the train approached and re
fused to heed the signal of the engineer.
A mammoth enterprise is now on foot
by which Chattanooga is about to secure
an expenditure of a large amount of
money on river improvements. R. C.
Cook, of Clinton, Mass., is the leader in
the movement. The syndicate which
Mr. Cook represents will buy all boats
plying between Decatur, Ala., and Chat
Joe Williams, Hardie Pope, Hardy
Lews and Jack Bailey, made their es
cape from the jail at Kingston, on Tues
day. When the sheriff and jailer opened
the doors the quartette pounced on them,
and after securing the sheriff’s pistol
made a break for liberty. After a lively
chase in which a large number of citi
zens joined, the prisoners were all re
A fight commenced at a festival ol
colored people out on the Shelbyville
road near Murfreesboro, which was free
ly participated in by ail the attending
merry-makers. Pistols were drawn and
a running fusilade was commenced.
During this skirmish a negro named
Frank Rucker attempted to piay the part
of peace-maker and was slain. The
crowd then repaired to their respective
places of habitation. After the fight
three pistols were found and
eight chambers were found empty
which had been discharged at the time
of the fight. Nine shots were fired.
The sheriff thinks he will be able
to find one more pistol, which
will account for the nine shots.
There is pretty good evidence against
Alice Smford, as she had a No. 33 pistol
and every chamber was found to bo
empty. The negro who was killed was
well known throughout the county. He
was considered very influential among
the colored people and was quite a promi
ADIEU DEAR JUTE!
The jute industry in Salem, Mass., is
to be abandoned, and 500 employes will
be thrown out of work. Two mills art
to be shut down. Each contain about
GOO spindles, and the annual production
has been about 1,000,000 yaads of cloth,
which has been used principally for bal
ing cotton. The material used was Ben
gal jute. Early last Spring several car
goes of jute were landed there from lndf->,
but during the Summer upward of 7,0 r 0
bales have been shipped from Salem lu
ether ports, principally New York and
Charleston, 8. C. The opinion was of
fered by many that tire days of jute are
passed, and that bagging in the future
, will be made from biumv.
($1.28 For Annum; 76 cents for Sil Months;
■< 50 cent* Three Months; Single Oopie*
( I oente--In Advance.
WHAT THE UNITED STATES OF
FICIALS ARE DOING.
The situation of affairs in Hayti, ac
cording to reports received at the De
partment of State, has assumed so scH
ous a phase that it has been decided to
semi a naval vessel to that country for
the protection of American interests.
The chief of the bureau of engraving
and printing, in his annual report says
that the production of securities by the
bureau during the fiscal year exceeded
that of any previous history of the Bu
reau, 38,040,9-18 sheets being printed ; 5,-
388,777 more than in 1887.
Because Lord Sackville-West, the
British ambassador at Washington, wntto
a letter to a naturalized citizen at Los
Angeles, Cal., advising him how to Voto
in the presidential election, the U. 8.
Government has requested Lord Salis
bury to recall Lord Sackville-West.
The Comptroller of the Currency has
declared a third dividend of 18 }>er cent
in favor of the creditors of the National
Bank of Sumter, S. C., making in all
80 per cent ou claims proved, amounting
to $75,339. This bank failed August
In an opinion rendered by Justice
Bradley, in the drummer tax case of
William G. Asher vs. tho state of Texas,!
the Supreme Court of the United States,!
on Monday, declared unconstitutional!
all state laws imposing a license tax
upon commercial travelers not residents
of the state imposing the tax.
President Cleveland has modified the
sentence of dismissal in the case of Lieut.
Col. George A. Forsyth, 4th cavalry,
convicted by court-martial of duplicating
his pay accounts, so as to provide for his
suspension from rank and duty for a
term of three years on half pay. The
disgraced colonel was a trusted member
of Gen. Sheridan's staff at one time, and
was a brave and reckless soldier during
Secretary of State Bayard on Tuesday,
informed Lord Sackville-West, the Brit
ish minister, that President Cleveland di J
rected him to officially say to him,
that from causes heretofore made known
to her majesty’s government, his contin
uance in his present official position ;h
the United States is no longer acceptable
to this government, and would conse
quently be detrimental to the relations
between the two countries.
The Supreme Court of the United
States affirmed the judgment of the Su
preme Court of the State of Georgia in
the case of the Georgia Railroad and
Banking company, plaintiff in error, v£
the Railroad Commissioners of Georgia.
I’he Railroad Commissioners, by the au
thority of the State Legislature, pre
scribed what should be reasonable and
just rates of transportation, and the Rail- £
road company brought an action against
them, claiming that the rates established
constituted an impairment of the con
tract between the state and the company,
by its charter granted in 1863.
' AN AUTO-DA-FE.
A large procession of railroaders,
headed by a brass band and marshalled
by Chief of Police Connolly and twenty
policemen, entered the square around the
court house in Atlanta on Tuesday night,
bearing twelve effigies and a mimic rep
resentation of the court house. A gal
lows was quickly erected and the effigies
of the twelve jurymen in the Eddleman-
Gresham case, duly labelled, were set on
fire amid the applause of the thousands
of citizens who had gathered, and the
mimic court house was thrown on the
smouldering heap as the effigies dropped
from the scaffold. “Poor Torn Gres
ham” was the label under a large oil
painting of Gresham, which was borne
bv two railroad conductors,
The total receipts of cotton from the
plantations since September 1, 1888, are
1,461,118 bales; in 1887 were 1,994,494
bales; in 1886 were 1,524,738 bales.
Although the receipts at the outportsthe
past week were 279,707 bales, the actual
movements from plantations was 294,116
bales. The decrease in amount in sight,
as compared with last year, is 562,746
bales, the decrease as compared with
1886 is 70,163 bales and the decrease
from 1885 is 124,610 bales.
At Dalia’, the Dallas Cotton Mills,
employing 250 hands and operating JI,-
000 spindles ami 200 looms, were started
on Tue day in the presence of a large •»;*-
The Penu and Rio Gnuide stage was
robbed near Pena. The robber was 3
’ thick .-bort man. Sergeant Fulmer and
William G. Wyant, ol the United Stutea
army, were among the passengers, as ulsc
Fred W. Fruitt of Langles’ New Orleans.