BARRIOS IN DANGER.
STATEMENT OF HIS UNPOPULARITY
BY EX-PRESIDENT SOTO.
Movement on Foot to Overthrow the Gov-
ernment of Hondurw ami Form an
Alliance Only a Matter of Time.
Sketch of Barrion' Life.
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jrSTO RVFINO HAHRIO.%
Washington, March at —-Information has ;
been revive-! here tu the eitrt that a move- ’
meiit is on foot to overthrow the govemino-Jt ,
of Honduras, and to form an alliance of he ■
poop eof that country with the people of j
Nicaragua, Costa Rica and San Salvador
a r aiiiNt Geu Barrio*. Th* movement, it is ;
reported, originated with Marco Au; «>
Soto, former president of Honduras, n >v. in I
New York City. Since Barrios* announce- ,
meat of his intention to make himself I
preine military chief of Central American i
States,” Soto is said to have been qui- t!v at j
work trying to break th*? alliance of Hondu
ras with Guatemala. His negotiations have
been carried on though a general of die
former country with n horn he has intimate
arquaintanw. The people of Honduras, it is
understood, are opposed to Barrios and are
only waiting for an opportunity to break
away from him. They are, therefore, will
ing to join the forces of Nicaragua in an at
tempt to overthrow their own present gov
eminent The Nicaraguan forces, it is as
aert<*d, will number 5,900 or m ire, and will
cross the border line of Honduras and aid in
the revolution, with the addition of oppv
n nLs of Barrios in Honduras. It is said an
army of 50,000 can Im* rais'd by the states
which are allied Gi resistance to the preten
tions of the president of ( intern.da.
Njew York, .’far •?> IH - -Rx-Preaideiit Mar
co Aurelio S«»to, of the republic of Honduras,
lives in an elegant home at No. 8 Ka t
Eighty-fourth street, this city. He is still
young, having be *n min st *r of foreign af
fairs of Guatemala at twenty-five and pr<
dent of Honduras at tw? nt) -eight years oi
age. Apparently, ho is pot over forty now,
and his only dbsife, outside of L S own large
and interesting family, <*ms to lie in'the
a I vancement of the happiness and civiliza
tion of his naive countrymen. When shown
in a Washington di.spn. i the allegation that
he was engaged in a in.»v -ment to overthrow
tin* government of Honduras, and to for.n
an alliance of the (teople of that conn ry
w th Nicaragua, Costa Rica and San Htlva
<doi against Gen. Barrios, Mr. Soto said:
“No, it is not true that I am in any way
connected with the revolution which General
Bar . Oib has instituted in < entral Am rica.
Now York is rattier a distil point f rom
which to c.,qducta m v«yn.*ntof that kind in
Can i rai A mwien. I r ceivud teieerain*
from my friends, however, who, knowing
my sympathies with the people of my native
land, have asked me to go then* and assist
them. It is impossible to say now what I
will do. lam waiting for fuller advices by
mad, and it will depend upon them whether
Igo or s‘ay. There are enough inaccuracies
in the dispatch you have shown me to war
rant something of a statement of the case
“Gen. Barrios, as you know, has issued a
decree declaring himself as head of the
United Republiea. but Na-aragua, Gtx-ta
Rica and San Salvador have declared against
the decree, and drawn up an alliance to op
pose him The only government which has
accepted it is Honduras, but the feeling of
tin* jjeople, even there, is against him; their
heart is with their sister republics. His
strength with the government of that re
public rests in his influence over Gen. Lewis
“Will Gen. Barrios’ revolution be a suc
“No; he will ruin Guatemala in his foolish
•enterprise, and probable finish up by being
.overthrown himself. He is said to have an
army of fifteen or twenty thomand, but San
Salvador, of which Dr. Zaldivar is president,
can raise that many men itself. Ultimately
the countries of Central America will un
doubtedly be united, but it cannot be done
by the sword, and General Barrios win dis
cover when it is too late bow great a mistake
be has made. ”
“Do you to take the field, if you go
to Central Aniwfcar
“I can not say; of course, it is my own
country, and I feel vary warmly towa d the i
people who are suffering for the sake of the j
ambition of this one soldier, Barrios was i
never a popular man, however, even with ■
the army. He aided Gen. Garcia Granados ,
to overthrow the conservative government i
in Guatemala m 4871, and this has been t
remembered against him ever since.”
“Is it true that you were chosen president I
of Honduras through the influence of Bar- ■
“No; I was minister of foreign affairs at '
the age of twenty-five, before Barrios came .
to the presidency of Guatemala, and when he
was elected he confirmed my nomination.
There was at that time a request
from the people of Honduras, where
I had t>een educated, asking me to
go back there and assume control
of the government. At the joint request of
the govenunents of the other republics, all
of whom had confidence in my ability to
preserve the general pu-iou a.m-jg t’.ein, I
accepted this office. That was all Barrois
had to do with it. Os course I am anxious
to see these young republicans assisted, and
I believe that the government of the United
States has au equal interest in defending her
weaker sisters against the ambition of the
“Barrios’ scheme is not new. The five re
publics were subject to Spain until about
sixty years ago, when they established an
independent confederacy, which was dissolved
in 1839. Other unions, more or less intimate,
were afterward formed, «>nl • to be broken in
turn, and no further back than 1875 negotia
tions were fruitlessly conducted to accom
plish what Earrio« is now attempting bw
force of arms. His violent policy can obvi
ously lead only to waste and bi odshed, for
the other republics are diligently preparing
to resist the Guatemalan invasion, and it is
not at all likely that Mexico will sit quietly
by and permit such carryings on among her !
next door neighbors.
“The wife of Barrios is said to be th«
Saito afi SsSfeg ©tines
i i soinest wuuiiiu m Central Amt‘ri<«<v Ho
* .:nras h • vv>'U the presidency, by storm
a U • cge. Bhe ’ is on I v seventeen your , cf ,
r ; * uni clus<*iy i .miurvd .n a convent when
•rw Ived tUat tho lime vas ripe for their
acd I;ng. IVhrii the convent authorities re i
fu»cl to surrender her the ardent swain
nr K.ip ly al?ned to batter down the walls .
wi‘h his ft • guns; the lady being nothing
loth to join r fortunes with the handsome, j
sAarthy * 'dim, the nuptials took;
pin i»i "s is a man of middle
hei Ji!. with hnvid shoulders and deep*
che r. His natures are strongly marked
w .th dan characteristics. His cheek bones
are . complexion swarthy: and hi
hair straight aud black. He has a finely '
m »!dc.i hen 1 and a flashing eye. The oldest
son ot Barrios is being educHted at West
Point. N. Y., his father evidently pre paring
him to ta ce the government when he lays :
down the rains of power.
“In tluateinabq Barrios has peen afi auto-j
crat, though A 1 Oncvehat benovntbnt one. and 1
it is because be lias done so much for the
mass of the people that he now holds sc
strong n grip upon their affections. He ha I
quarreled with the church authorities, but
ha; done much to promote free common
schools and the extension of railroads and
“S-dvado ■. Nicaragua an I Costa Rica are !
arming to insist, the invasion of Barrios, and
Mexico i.n the north is leading an army t<
ithe boundary line of Guatemala, ready tc
ruarqji into the territory of Barrios if he pro
ceetis to (puss into iSaivadoi, as he is reported >
’ to be doing IVesident Bogran, <>f Tlonduras. j
is the only sympatniwer he nas in the uuifica
•i *n scheme. Guatemala is the wealthiest and i
i in st populace of ad tho Central American*
stales It had a population of 1,252,497 in
! 1883, and a standing army of about 10,OCX
J men. It is well equipped with munition
|of var. Honduras is a rough, moun
I tainons land, with a scattered population, i
. numbering not more than 35J,000. Ii i
i has a little force as a military power.
; the people being chiefly Indians ami n**t j
I living together in towns and cities, bin |
scattered over the mountains tending herd.-
of cattle. Barrios must draw bls entirtl
fetr'?|)gth frohi these two countrfcs.
to him ait Salvador, Nicaragua and Cob
Rica. Os tiie-'C, Salvador is the g.aailesi., \*ei J
it is the most lorniidablik The Salvadorian *
are the most war like people in Centra' !
America. With these people at his buck. I
Barrios would probably have had an eas.\ |
victory over Nicaragua and Costa Rica, but
with the Sal vadonans as enemies, bls under
taking has been tenfold more dGticuli Nit j
aragua is one of the most fortunate states ii,
the whole group of five. It Ls entirely out oi I
debt, has a firm, liberal government, and n i
happy in its situation, for the projjos h! cuuu j
is projected across its territory, for which it
will re< eive a handsome sum if the wal
way is built. Costa Rica is the most sout h
ern of the statds, and has always proved ti,
most olKtinate iu resisting the attempts u
military adventurers to consolidate the fiv
“A number of motives are assign jd tc :
Barrios m his present project. One is tha j
he covets the plethoric treasury ot Nira;
agua, and the fair prospects that count ry ha
oi being 'made stifi r tenor by a large bourn >
for the right of way across her torritory i< .
a ship canal. If Barrios ct>.dd no a ob!.i.j
iKissossiou of Nicaragua, he wcffld rec.*iv<
the lienefir of whatev r gain there would B<
to that country through the construction <>>
Lie canal. It is most probable that t his i
But one of the rich h ? ty "D nr.
m . becoming the dictator oi the wh<rfe conn
“For mattv reasons the United Rtati'Shavr
an equal interest with Mexico in bringing
his canqaiign promptly to a halt.”
South American < able Cut.
WasittNGTON, March 31 -The secretary c-i
state has received the following telegram
from the president of the Central and South
American cable company:
“The following has just I asm received
from the superimendent oi .miro i »any al
Sandoval: The commair hi <h l<i •
gunboat B«>yacu landed at Ur mputh m
Buena Ven turn ver, fore, -d t.peii the
house of the Central an I South American
compfiny and cut the company’a cable, inter
rujitingcommunications with South America.
We have repaired damages. Will you kindly
lustruct the cpmmaqder of tep United
Mates naval vessel at I’ana ma. Th*
Uofainbiaii gunboat is still at anchor at tin
mouth of the Buriia Vcfitura river. It is tin
certain whether she is co-operationg with the
national forces of Columbia or those in re
bellion, tail we fear further injury to oui
cables and interfere with inß-rnuLional com
The dripfitCh wfts referred t<j the secretary
of the navy.
The Wachusetts has been ordered from
Panama to Ija Union, San Salvador.
A New President Almost Daily.
Panama, March 31.—President Pablo Ar
osmena resigned and was succocoed by Gen.
(hmirna. Goycose was minister of
state and war. This is neh« ved te be the
outcome of the recent conferences, arid U
I h> >[Mxl to be a sign of peace. Gen. Gonima is
the fourth presideiit since January.
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Wales an Invader and a Spy.
New York, Maarch 31. —A reception wa?
tend<.*red at Chickering Hall by the members I
of the feniau brotherhtxxl to O’Donovan 1
Rossa. Patrick Nugent presided, and read « :
j telegram from Senator Riddle I regrt V (
‘ t ing his inability to be present. Addresses ]
i were delivered by General F. F. Miller,
i O’Douovan Rossty and Prof. Mezoroff, cberm !
i ist of the brotherhood. The latter, in the *
I course of Ids remarks, said that they could
• shake their fists at John Bull, and tell him to
• mind his own business, aud they would xnmd
theirs. He claimed that they had a right to
j fight for Ireland, and that no one
I had any right to instruct them a.s to what
i weapons they should use. “If you will give
i fenians enough money, I will guarantee to
free Ireland in less than one year. ” A reso
lution was adopted that on t/ie coming visit
of the Prince of Wales to D eland, he should
be considered as an invader and a spy, and
be treated accordingly.
Bloods on a
New Orleans, La., March ‘ 1 —The audi
ence at the grand opera house was startled
. n the acts by seeing a young man
leap from a box to the stage, cross and re
turn, climb into his box and rejoin his com
panions, who seemed to .be young English
men on a lark. The young mao wew im
mediately arrested and taken from the
theatre to the police station, but was re
| leased. He is said to be R. R. Belmont, son
of August Belmont, the New York banker.
His companions (explained that he made a
bet with them to do what he did do, regard
less of the consequences. The recorder fined
young EelTUont $25 for disturbing the peace.
“Dead Beat —IL A. Welch—SC.3B.’’
Rome, Ga., March 81.— A novel cas<- wri
tried in the superior court here. T. B.
Veasep, a grocer of this city, posted a black
board in front of his store with the won is,
“Dead beat—R A. Welch—so.3B. ” Welch
who is a miller, at once entered suit for SS,OW
damages for libel. A large number of wdt
• nesses were introduced on both sides. Mr.
I Veaaey pleaded troth in jußtiftaaUm. Tin
jury awarded Welch S2SU
COLUMBUS. GEORGIA, WEDNESDAY' d > i UNG APRIL 1. 1885.
THE NATION'S CONCERN
“I CAN'T STAND IT, I AM GOING TO
DIE!” CRIES GRANT, THE HERO.
The Old Warrior Will Soon Tent on the
Fields of Eternity —Preparing; for
Death Further Noiuinut tons to
the Senate —The Newa.
New York, March 81.—Gt*n. Grant's con
dition is quite critical. He is failing rapidly,
tuid in the opinion of Dr Douglass and the
ex president’s nurse, he may not live more
than twenty-four hours.
The sudden change fdr the Worse in Gon.
Graut's condition was « very wertous matter,
and Dr. Douglass and Dr. Shradv, who ar
-1 rived at the house, djd not leave it again .
until 4 o’clock in the afternoon. It was said >
that Gen. Grout’s sjii.enngs we intense !
liefore the physicians overcame th«‘hi that he
had to be held in bod by atlciidAnN.
“I can't staud it,' he/Tied at one thnu. “1 >
am going to die.’'
Thu physicians re: idinod nt tho hori«o unlil ’
daylight. About i.O o'clock Dr. D mglass
said; “General (.rani, bus had two hours;
good sleep withoui flirts r inedbaiMou. He t
is now awake and is to take sotife
■ nouii J ruenf. ’
Dr. -nds declined to speak about the case
I Dr Barker was asked if it was true that i
the general was in a dying condition. !
“No, i think not,” be replied. “He hart a
spaAm of the throat and liftd gteat’ dflHcuftv
in breathing, ami lor au hour or two was in a
pretty tight place. But he is relieved now.
Os course it has left.' him weaker. 1 don't
I think there is any imnushate danger unless j
J some carnalty occurs. Os course, casualties
: may ixfFur. Gon. Grant was quite easy 1
when ho was
\ctuigoil Hie Wishes of Gen. one, (
i i least, of his physicians will remain with'
L, 11 throughout the mgiit until there is a de
| < ified change lor the better or the end comes.
(’in iiderable the anxiety regard in.-; (ten
. ~ *|.l Grant by soifie of-his relatives apd ln|i
j lilhie friends relates to hi,? .-.piritu D pr'pnrn-
IG m for death. The daily presence in the
|h<ii ? *ld of the R“v. Dr. Newman, and his
long standing iulimacy with the i ntiont, is
' construed a* placing him in the posili-.»n of a
| missionary devoted to the sjM'i-iai purpose of
i converting his friend. Being asked fora
I statement oi General Gram 's exact religious
! -on htiwn, Dr. Newman replied;
“I know that the family fully appreciate
the kindly attentions of the press ton iiing
the character and condit ions of the ■ neraj,
' and what, you propose t«> ,write would be
iteful to them; But I am inclined to think,
h them, thai the time has not come tor
s'ich an article. A reasbuable Interpretation
oi iliat, would be that Gun. Grant has imtydi
1 e n stirred from his position of trust ing *to
■ ; i• go ilness of God for his future, withoui
trying to form explicit, doctrines, or to excite
IcHiself to any fervor.
Family prayers are now held by Dr. New
man —a thing never before practiced by th#
rams- and he attempts at every s«*eioly oy*-"
dortunity, to tm u the conversation ifiio c
ligious channels; but it can not bo said Chat
Gen. Grant evinces any other sentimmit Witn
profound gravity. He talks reailil.v About
bis physical plight and the nearness of the
end, but is not at. all responsive to the clergy
man's labor on behalf of bis soul. The ru
in «r that Newman ha«l become a spirit
ualist, bas«Mi on a sermon of his
in Han Francisco, wherein he declared
his Ddief in the ministrations of
spirits, has disturbed some of Gen. Gr int’s
orthodox frauds, who are then-by l<sl to
doubt his soundness for the tank which he
seems to have undertaken. Newman himself
his utter tack of sympathy with spir
itualism. He says that ho is still n good
metjiodist, in sj4te of the harshness with
which some of thodidders of tiuit dononun
ation hnv • tr<- i.lod him sin<-e his tomporary
wiihdrawal from ins coufurenuu, when lu
accepted the pastorate of the. mdeiHmdent
uiinrch .of thu disci pits--an ih
which he hail the hearty support of the
Later, —At 12 o?<bM'k, Goner.d Grant,
who had been sitting and reclining in an
easy chair, was lifted up on the bad, where
he is now reclining. Mark Twain, who is in
terefete*d in tho firm which is publishing
Grant’s book, called at the house and was
met at the steps, and told of the genu ral’s
condition. He did not enter tho house.
During the morning, Mrs. Sartoris and Mrs.
Jesse Grant went out tor a drive.
Grant’s condition is said to l>e precarious.
No one is admitted to the sick room, except
the doctors, and members of ■■ the family and
body servant. Hundreds of friends who
called to tender sympathies were not admit
ted, the physicians assorting alwoluto quite
! was imperative. The doctor will not give
an opinion, but everything points to the be
lief that the general has but a few hours to
Washington, March 31. —Tne j resident
has sent the following nominations to tho
senate: Consul general, Thus. M. Walker,
of Connecticut, to London, Frederick Koine,
■of Maryland, to Berlin. To ir mi ate tors resi
dent. Isaac. Bell, jr., of Riiode* Isiaml. to the
|.Netherlands; Rufus Mag'A of Indiana, to
' Sweden and Norway. Ministers ros;d?nt and
I consuls generals, Edward Parke Custis Lewis,
; of New Jersey, to Portugal; Rasmus B. An
derson, of Wisconsin, to D’-mnark; Consul,
A Halter Grosso, of Pennsylvania, to Athens.
Alexander McCune, of New York, to be solic
tor of the treasury. David fettle, of North
iCarolina, to be marshal of tiie United States
for the western district of North Carolina.
Postmasters: Myroti H. Peck, jr., Babaria,
N. Y.; Andrew D. Morgau, Dion, N. Y.
Capt Wm. J. Volkman, fifth r-avolfy, to be
major and assistant ad jutant-general. Capt.
Geo. H. Burban, twenty-first infantry, te be
major and inspector general. Joseph E.
Johnson, Virginia, to be commissioner ot
railroads. Lewis Mullen, New York, ap
praiser in the distrist of Nuw York. Wm.
Caldwell, Ohio, surveyor of customs, at the
port of Cincinnati. Clement Dowd, N. C.,
collector of internal r v n • , .• ! ■ ieth dis
trict of North Carolina. Jo.m lienderson,
Indiana, collector of intertill reveniv? of the
eleventh district of ludjaua. Shin
ley & Co., London, England, to “be special
agents of the naw d**jiartm«nt.
To t»e envoys extraordinary an i minisbTs
plenipotentiarv. Thos. J. Jarvis, of North
Carolina, to Brazil; Alexander R. Lawtem,
of Georgia, to Russia; Anthony M. Kelly, of
; Virginia, to Italy.
Ministers Resident, George W. Morrill, of
Neva-la, to the Hawaiten islands.
Consul general, Edihund J ••is-ou, of Illin
ois, to v r ienna, Consul, £vau P. Howell, of
Georgia, to Manchester, Eng land.
Collectors of internal revenue: Nathan
Gregg, Tennessee, second district of Tennes
see: Isham G. Searcy, Texas, third diiitrici
Postmasters: Earastus F. Babcock, Elmi
ra. N. Y.; Michael J. D j .gherty, Galesburg,
Ill.'; Wilber F. Horn, Llalio Springs, Col..
Palemon Wiley, Central ' City, CoL; Anse
Watrous, Fort Wurth, CoL
Washington, Mn f- ■ 3L —Tnnncdißtely nf
ter the reading of thd j uirnal Mr. E Lunin Is
mov<‘.l that the sem proceed to the consid
eration of executive I iiK’ib'<s. Agreed. The
doors were closed aim tie senat * proceeded
consideration or ex< -nti o busine s
The session was brief, nothin; being done
beyoud the confirmation of a few nomina
Portland, Oregon, Marc’’ 1 -si. W. and
V. Cooke, eanuers, shippt I i>i ice, by ex
press, a genuine ehu salmon. Weighing sixty
pounds, to President < ‘ d i.? I It is one of
the finest ever caught in 1 ic (talmnbia river,
and is expected to’reach tee. president in
time for next Sunday’s’diuqet,. 1
W ashing ton. March : 1 —The vice presi
dent has sppoHited Mr. Sewell. (N. J.) in
1 place of Mr. Butler, on the >fieuial commit
toe to ihvestiuate tlte Iron aud steel interests.
i ‘ a LEVI KERTl’g’
Strange Story of His Death and Recovery
Os the Body.
Clv.vei.and. 0., March 31 .—Judge Ranney
and Mr. Uhuiies Otis have armed Lu re wjtb
i the remains ql‘ Mr. Levi Kerr, the nulliou
' aire partner of Hhrpl uildqr Kbauii, who fell
I overboard from a -T uiid was drowned
iu the St. Johns river, Florida. W ion Mr.
1 Kerr f ell overboard, a woman in a house on
• shore hoard his three cries for help, and it
( w:to with bur aid ;.h«y vyero eualiied to locate
the spot Where v int down. Two tug>
and t’t'entA rnen w<wk* d five days in vain tc
revover the bo lv, but a passing steiuncr stir
red it from the bottom. Two qf the force of
i men hired by Jv.dge Itainiey started with
i boats for the body, But a iir which had just
I steamed up succeeded in getting it and the
i owuer of th© tug relused to give it upum.il
;’command-id by the friends of the dead
He had hurried with his tug from Jackson
; yjlle after reading a false story in a Jacksou
, ville paper that Mr. Kerr had thousands of
dollarson bis prison, and a tbfli- reward ot
$2,000 lui«I beau offered for tho recovery of
A body. No rewar I had been titTered, al-i
though .sf,ooo had l»uen spent m searching
: for tbo remains, and the tugmanwas entitled
i■ to nothing. Ilu. was offered SSO but refu-uU
, i to take it and when the ITien-B reach •;
! Jacksonville he and a lawyer a’•: eared an!
i demanded $2,000. He will never frtrgOb the
I lecture re.-ul him by Judge Ranney. Asa
• result of his greed ho got nothing.
KNEELING LITTLE ONES.
/ An Interesting JBvent In Roman Catholic
f'ircieiH nt Reading, Pa.
i Reading, Pa., March 31 . An interesting i
event in religious uiretes was the visit to this .
i j city of Arohbishop Ryan, of I'liiladelphia.
' His grae” was Hie guest, of Father Coghltm,
’ and came iiere from Pottsville. Short ly as
I ter 10 a. in. the altar of St. Peter’s church'
was lit up and the archbishop came forth, j
attire I in full pontifical vestment , with miler
and crozier. Long lines of children filed ■
up tho aisles, Iqd B th<‘ nuflher superior, i
His grace confirmed 191 candidates, uniting i
> each one on Ihe cheek, and with lus right;
■ hand appl vitig fhe>onseil*rttU*ro'iT to the for •
I heads of f.he kiienling ones. He deliver- I an '
’! impressive address, first, to the newly con-’
■ firmed an<l then to their jiarents and y uan!
i ians. Each candidate bore in his or her hand ‘
■ | a curd bearing the name each was to nssiun' 11
in religion. They were each pronoiuiced
aloud by Fathi’r Uoghlan and then repeated ‘
in Latin by the archbishop.
After taking dinner .Archbishop Ryan was
driven in a baipu< lie to St. Paul’s church.
1 where 300 < andidates were confirmed and
sinn'lar serviejs performed.
Among th- guests were Father Kit torn, of
Philadelphia: Father Krnroes, of Pottsville,
and Father Cnrist, of Lebanon.
WEIRD, FLICKERING LIGHTS.
I'nearthly Shri<-ks, and Stalking, Spe<-lral
! Portland, Ore., March 31.—Great excite
ment prevails at Spolome Fall \ VV. T., over
tin* disrovery of au alleged banted house. ;
i Last summer a young man named Robinson
was Brutally murdered in a, saloon by a des
parado named Mike Conover, who was ar
rested fur the crime and is now in prison. ,
i Soon after the trage<iy occurredt be saloon
closed up, and the building has not lioen oc
cupied since. It is stated, on the authority i
of a number of responsible persons, that the
building is really haunted. For a number of
nights unearthly noises have been heard, a< -
, compaiii- I by weird, flickering lights, and
ghostly figures have moved through “the de-
I serted bouse At first the citizens of the
01aoe believed that certain jiersons wen
playing a practical joke to frighten the
town or scare the owner and thus piu cljasc
die property cheap, but careful investigation
confirms the opinion that there is something
supernatural in these nocturnal sounds and
sigmX The strange affair creates wide
read sensation and exHtes fear among the
‘ ; upuTbtitiously incliiu d persons.
The National Printing Company at Chicago
Again lurnrni Out.
Chic ago, March 31. The four story brick
building on Monroe street, near De n-born,
occupied by the National printing company
! and Bradner, Smith <& Co., paper dealers,
, | burned.
; The pre i-tent of the National printing
' company is Charles R. McConnell, the well
imown t.iea rical manager. His company:
, rad the turn of Bradner, Smith & Co., were
, burned out in a similar manner about one
Bradner. Smith & Co. now estimate their
losses will reach $200,900, their entire stock
having been ruined. They carrhyl insurance
to the extent of $125,000. The building was
owned by the Crozier estate, of Philadelphia,
and is damaged to the extent of SIO,OOO.
The total loss will reach fully $.370,000; total
insurance apart from that carried <>n build
A Peeper Popped.
('levßLand, 0., March Bl—For several
nights past the family of W. D. Hoyt, No.
49 Sibley street, has been annoyed by a man
looking in at the windows. Mrs. Hoyt, again
saw a face at tiie window. Mr. Hoyt went
outside, revolver in huhd, and, seeing a man
in the yard, he commanded him to throw up
bis nail'll.' Till) stianger reached hrhiship:
[xx.-ket, and Mr. Hoyt fired, shooting him
through the heart. The dead man is a mu
latto, whose identftv it is impossible to as
certain. Mr. Hoyt gave himself up to the
poliiw. He is a stenographer in tho employ
>f silo Standard Oil l Oirqeny.
Syracuse, N. Y".. March Bl.—Detective
Harvey arrested J. VV. Dudley at the Empire
house He was registered as George VV.
Davis. About the middle of last month I
Dudley absconded from Chicago v. ith ab ml |
>G,OOO or Ui.OOO ot the money of the Adams .
express company, for which he was a mes
senger. Dudley promises to return to Chicago
without a requisition.
BY SI BM.tRINE CABLE.
“FERRY AT THE GUILLOTINE TO AN
SWER WITH HIS HEAD.”
Indignant and Embittered France Crioa
Out AguiiiNt the Ministry —England
Follows Suit Over Her Complica
F'a ris, M ire 11. —The city is in a ferment
nver,t,he Im -. s which have been in circula- j
'j<> i forth post twelve hours to the effect
. that war will be formally delared against
’ ( iiina. An active aud vigorous campaign,
on a much larger scale, will be commenced
at once. The repoi ts can not be traced to an
? oflli-ial source, but it is believed the ministry
are becoming alarmed at tho overwhelming
'defeat of .the French at Langson. The close
iums ofl, the vote iu the chambers
Saturday after tho debate on the
I onquin campaign have determined to
, adopt more vigorous measures. The reporta
f an impending declaration of war have .
catisvvl a panic on the bourse. The bourse j
o;h iutl weak, and was vigorous in unloading '
eutiritivs during the morning resulting in a
iimep decKne. Rente «re d<qvrossi>d, and
show decided falling ulf. The Radical press
pndiirhed violent art’clus against the minis- :
try, denouncin ', their policy, a -ciising them I
< incapability in the administration of j
the nafiou's affairs. They say the •
cabinet should be asked to j
r< -dgii, ami, refusing should be *
r inuHcheil for neglect oi duty. Rochefort’s i
■ . >er, L inbran si geanl, is chaj-acturistic for |
t!<e bitterness of its Stacks on the govern- (
meat’s Chinese policy, and says: “The
Ferry miniistry has gone from bad to worse J
so rapidly, that their f urther continuance in i
office would be suicidal to the home and for
eign interests of the country." The article
concludes with a demand that Ferry be led
to the guillotine and made to answer with
Lis head for the innumerable mistakes of the
Parts, March 31.—There has seldom been
a day of such intense excitement as this. zAs
ii draws to a dose the feeling grows more in
tense Mobs of excited men have been |ia
ra.dhig the streets all day calling down exe
c ;»tions on the government tor its shameful
Chinese ei-m,!:. ji. The recent French re
verses in China seem to have put the popu
' luce beside thorns Ives v.-ith rage, und noth
ing k > the immediac res,gnation of Minis
1 ter Ferry will appe . * t heir anger. At pres
ent writ if, n bowling mob has assembled in
front of the ehamb rof deputies. The crowd
! repeatedly • irle-ivor-d to enter the building,
: and each time have been driven back by the
In the chamber the scene is one of the
wddeJ eonlusion ami pandemonium pre
vails. Members of the right are fiercely at
i tackin*- tho gov crument for duplicity in
keeping the country ignorant of the true
1 stale <if affairs until it. could no longer bo
I kept Back ; until a few loyal sons of France
I sent against the <’hinese hordes hud been sac
rdi'-e.d. Thu tumult on the floor is intensified
; by the occupants of the gallery, who ap
i pimided every sj»ee<‘ii against the ministry
and interspersed it with cries of “Resign,”
“resign!” “Down with the ministry.”
lu the midsl of the turmoil, Mr. Furry
rose to announce the decision of the council
of ministers held in the morning. He was
‘ greeted with hisses from all parts of the
• chamber. Silem e was finally restored, but
tlie premier had no sooner concluded his re
marks, than the t.mmdi, broke out again.
, Tho right almost in a body yelled “down
wit li the wretch I’ Hardly had the utter
ance escaped the lips of the former support
ers of the then M. Ulemencean,
chief leader <»f the radicals was upon his
feet, pointing in tha direction of the right,
and denounced th-m as t raitors.
-•V noisy scene was momentarily brought to
an end by a motion of one of the deputies
I and they at once procmled to vote on the
government’s proposals, which was adopted.
The result showed that the proposals bu<l
: been rejected. When the announcement was
1 finally made Mr. Ferry tendered his resigna
t.ion and that of his colleagues. This was
grcetxM! with wild applause. The chamber
! was then cleai'ed.
ReKignnti on Accepted.
Faris, March 81.— President Grevy has
accepted the resignation of members of the
Ferry ministry, and is now in consultation
with some leaders iu view of selecting a new
I m nw<l iat <• Action.
Parih, March 31 The council of ministers
was presided over by President Grevy. He
iiisisicd on a prompt and vigorous action on
' die Chinese question, and declared that noth
ing short of decisive and complete measures
would satisfy the people. After an excited
* discussion the council deckled to ask the
' ■ chambers for a credit of 290,000,(i0() francs. Lt
was also decided to mobilize two full divi
sion of the army, including four brigadier
gen rals for service in Tonquin. Uourbett’s
flix will be reinforced at once by 10,000
1 sail-re and marines and several more vessels.
Indignation in England.
J/jndon, March 31.—Much bitter feeling
ex •s in both political and financial circles.
Aj -arentiy well founded rumors are current
tin negotiations are iu progress between
London an i St. Petersburg w hich may re
sult in a p'-uceful solution of the Afghan
question. At 1 o’clock consuls showed an
improvement of one-sixteenth per cent.
Other securities are firmer. No definite in
formal ion is made public by the officials.
Gibraltar, March 81.— Zebehr Pasha, re
cently arrested at Cairo by the English au
thorities for nil ged treachery, was landed to
be detained as a prisoner of statai
Emily Ficrlicn, an Ohl Nurse, Enveloped
Cincinnati, 0., March 31.—A horrible ac
cident occurred at 48 Longworth street, by
which one woman will lose her life, while
another narrowly escaped death.
Mrs. Emily Fierlien, sixty-four, widow,
has been employed for several weeks nursing
Mrs. James Berry, a widow, who was in
jured in a quarrel about three weeks since.
Mrs. Fierlien started to warm some camphor
oyer a grate fire, when it suddenly ignited
ami quickly communicated to the old nurse’s
dress, and a minute later she was rushing
screaming down stairs, her clothing in a 1
i fierce Wane. Several Italians living in the |
, ba-seuunt hurriedly tore her burning gar-1
i ments from her, but not until her body and |
face hail been fearfully blistered. Shein-,
haled the flames, and Dr. Judkins, who wai |
called, declares she cannot live. She lies in
J horrible agony on a couch in the sitting
i room. Tin' smell ot smoke attracted the
housekeeper, Hannah Purcell, who hurried
up the rear steps just in time to extinguish
the flames ere they caught the bed-clothes in
which Mrs. Berry lay iu a helpless condition.
Freah, Pithy, New* iumi* iloihul Down Tor
the Hurried Render.
The Dy owe m I Company’s works, Botson,
; Burned. Lo ->
Albert Grey is under arrest at Urbana, 0.,
1 charged with forgery.
1 Josephine Osborne fell dead while roller
. akaiing in Newark, N. J.
I). VV. Caldwell was appointed receiver of
the “Niukle-plate" railroail.
I’rince (h’loff, Russian ambassador to Ger
i many, is dead at Fontainebleau.
It is reported that hundreds of the mahdi’a
men are desert mg to the rival prophet daily.
Louis W. Pil«' was instantly killed at
Dayton, 0., by failing under a D. and ML
Miss Amanda J. Stokes, librarian of the
soldiers’orphans’ home, Xenia, 0., died of
The total national debt in round figures, is
$1,930,000,(MM), including the Pacific railroad
' Tha British government has chartered the
Cunani steamers Etruria and Oregon for use
as transport ships.
Au east-bound freight train was wrecked
; ten miles east of Zanesville, 0., and fourteen
■ ears were demolished.
The total exports of specie from New York
lor the week ended Marcn 28, were $598,000,
and the imports $242,000/
• City Treasurer Crawford, of Owego, N. Y.,
I has absconded, being $2 0,000 short in his ac-
I counts of the publie. money.
Guerdon Murgrage, a farmer living near
| Caldwell, 0., was killed while engaged iu
' rolling a heavy log with a handspike.
Colic is epidemic at San Felipe De Jativa,
' in the province of Valencia, Spain, and the
| people are panic stricken in censequence.
Ida M. Flick, of Middletown, 0., whois
[ charged with beating her three-year-old step-
I son to death, is on trial at Hamilton for mur
Frank W. Clark, registry clerk at the
Union depot branch of the Kansas City jjost
olfice, is under arrest for rifling registered
Wm. Adams, charged with the murder of
Isaac Moure, at Stanford, Ky., accepted a
verdict of manslr.uy.hter, and goes to thfe
penitentiary for two years.
The troops sent from Australia to form a
part of Gen. Graham’s army have arrived at
Suakim. A general advance upon Tamoi
will lie made on Wednesday.
F. L. Winston, president of the Mutual
Life insurance company, of New York, is
dead. Other insurance offices are in mourn
ing and flags are at half-mast.
Officer Fisher, one of the best men on the
Cincinnati police force, has been dismissed
because he refused to be a party to demo
uratic fraud at the polls. Neglect of duty is
The governor of Melbourne, Australia, has
issued orders prohibiting ships from entering
the harbor during night as a precautionary
measujfe against the entrance of Russian
Commissioner of pensions Black has de
cided tiuit a mother can not be allowed a
pension as a dependent mother and the ac
crued pension )f her deceased husband for
the same period of time.
The trouble existing lietween the employers
and employes at Oliver & Robert’s wire mill,
Pitteburg, has been adjusted to the satisfac
tion of all interested and the men will
return to work in full force.
Perry H. Smith, a prominent democrat and
millionaire, died at liis residence in Chicago.
He was once a candidate for congress, and
in 1876 ran for mayor of Chicago, but was
defeated by Heath, republican.
Earl Granville has written a note to the
porte threatening to cancel diplomatic rela
tions between England and Turkey in the
event of the sultan refusing to issue a firman
consenting to t he Egyptian loan.
'Hie court house at St. Joseph, Mo., burned.
Loss $200,009. The records of the probate
court and county collector’s office, and the
law library were destroyed. The chief oi
the fire department, W. B. McNutt, was fa
Remains With the Hock.
Boston, Mass., March 31.—The presidency
of lowa college was some time ago offered to
tiie Rev. Charles F. Thwing, pistor of the
North avenue Congregational church, of
Cambridge. That gentleman has announced
to his congregation that he has decided to re
main with his people.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
I. a test Quota! ioui* of the Stock, Produce
and Cattle Markets.
New York, March 80.—Money 2 per cent.
Exchange dull. Governments strong.
Alt. & Terre Haute 21 Morris & Essex....
Bur. & Quincy ... i Missouri Pacific....
Canada pacific .... 36 1 a N. Y. & Erie 1- /s
Canada Southern.. 81 N. Y. Central sbLg
Central Pacific.... 31*4 Northwestern 93 i
Chicago & Alton .132 Pacific Mad
0.,C,C.<(1 • 34 Rock Island lit
Del & Hudson .... .9'i St. Pun 1
Del., Jack. <t W. 10u> M Si P. &8. C.
Illinois Central . do prof cred 86
Jersey Cent rul .... 32*4 Texas Pacific ... 11*4
Kansas Ajf.'uxas 17 t U. Pacific
Lake Shore West. Union 67
Louisville & Nash.. 3OLs Nash. <t Chatt 40
Cincinnati, March 80. FLOUR—Fancy, $4.00 J
4.W); family, $3.00
WHEAT No. 2 red, No. 8 7-qsß4c.
CORN -No. 2 mixed, No 2 white.
46(ip4»i> a c.
RYE -No. 2.
BARLEY—Spring, 5W5c; fall, Wa72c.
PORK—Family, ® 12.87, regular, 812.60
BACON Shoulders, short, clear sides,
7(g>7F««- Lard - Kettle,
CHEESE Prime to choice Ohio, 9#10%c; New
York, 12ai.ic; No-thwestern,
POULTRY Fair chickens, $email@example.com; prime,
$4,25 0.50; ducks, geese, sß.oo®
5.00 per duz., Jive turkeys, 13!4(®L4c; dressed,
HAY No. 1 timothy, $12.5O($13.()O; No. 2, SHJ>O
12.00; mixed, $10.(tyll.00; wheat and rye straw,
New York, March 30.—WHEAT -No. I white,
90c; No. 2 red,
CORN—Mixed western, 49 dgil’/gc; futures
49- jiu/l a sc. Oats- Western, 37C441C.
Nkw Orleans, March 80.— SUGAR- Relining,
common, interior, StgHlc; choice white
off white, choice yellow, 5;-»
MOLASSES— Good fair, 23 prime, 26 cji3Bc;
choice, 44c; centrifugal prime, 26#33c: fair, 23.4>
Detroit, March 30.- - WHEAT No. 1 white,
89*4c; No. 3 red, 77> 3 c; Michigan soft red,
«7*/ 4 c.
Toledo. March 80.—WHEAT-—No 2,81 c; No.
Cincinnati, March 30. CATTLE Good to
choice butchers, fair, $4,255)5.00;
. common, S2.VO 3>3-00; stackers and feeders, $3.!•
| (jH.SO; yearlingsand calves, $2.5053.25.
HOGS—Selected butchers, s4.t>) fair to
! good packing, $4.25t54.60; fair to good light, $4.20
(04.05; common, $3.05(04.20; culls,
SHEEP Common to fair, $3.00(p3.75; good to
choice, S4?XyoH.7S; weathers, S4.(XX(J»S 00. Lambc
—Common, $3 good, S4.2K<SS.OU.
Omicagq, March 80.—HOGS—Fair to good, $4.35
(jj4.o>; mixed packing, choice heavy,
CATTLE!—Exports, good to choice
shipping, $5. hko/» vO; common to fair,
Stocktjr» and feeders, $3.41X0)3.50,
. " 1 4 J
Ti finest tfin’o for nrr oun popel3 Hl tet
ter*. Hton aoh bitters huh bs res pe fset
iKCslio su sss.ii.i st ou a dtb satis pur.
for,, *■ ce of sh I fnurt oris b; the I ver aud
I owels e the system ar uir. s tone thrinsh
tire influence or this ben g i edit: e, thj
n v.e prow etronger n <1 i. or tra qn 1, ntad
a L h eeaav a ,i that u me use >ui ety which is
a pec 'llar'ly of tho dlepep 10, ,lses way t
c ver u i.o«, o estun 1 h hi ait , u a aura
f uiidation use the , oeriers iuvlgorat rest.
U'ur rale by ,11 D.u. uiria ana Dav. a
FIKMI VIt.KSH rIt.HSIII
Bnieeurt’!<» liruul./ilewilug find Itch*
Inn Pi: .. . b .I: j r-n tue wo rut
< e . 20 y ►u* • No i* e need
: ; tw in i . < i»i Jr.- M i iiaiu’g
luuihii fili-Oluu ent. 1(. nbw ibu tutuoia
a !l .*r llehliiK, nrtb a < poultice, glvril 111-
in .' relief. Piepurwl only tor rilee,
Itching ol the private parte, n ithlng else.
‘I. u. J. M.Oont nhury.ot <Jievebni<i, <Hyb,
• haw* iu* c. . 'll u , anil It
■ti' fit* plea ■•uri too.) in J 1 have
'• vn >i ml anything which gl-. fco auch
i b.t i .ia mq • • • ei «b Dr.
,<l am'b 11... .H. alb ulblLuti.u" bold by
sgl « end mulled m receipt of price,
si. a >. rule by Brunn n & Outeoti, Ji.
i iur.John t. ...iu. ud ! ec. A.Brad
ford. Columbite. Ga.
Dr. Trailer's Beot Bitter
I r -:dui■ 0f,,.. ittiHi i-.1,u ran.
i. , i, i 1 , > medicinal
lu .ver ... y act Btrorgly upor
ti: rilv : arid Kldwipa, kna tl.e b.,welr
v I. 'mJ regular, runite the wei k atreng,
heal tin lunge, bulla up the ntrvee, ana
eh a. se <he blooi'..nd j etetti ot every im
purity. b id by Jtut glete, i t CO,
if'or .If e . ' <• <J. . and Jno,
P, Turner, uolumbve, ba.
Dr. Frasier’* Magic Olntnioiai
A ure cure for Little 'lru'-siti ihe, u f,ln.
Bm; li i I' wll ivc that
rougbi i > i, .■ I itn; ;ace and
Tiih u .eiiutifu:, lile< the. lient by
mal' Fo’ -eie ‘ y Brnnmii. <t Cut son and
John P J timer. Ootumbua. Ga,
Cl'i ,E. <1 .1 • ' reel|O, Mi'XtCO.
II l', 1G lIJBH, ayt ; "I bike p'erf' tire In
i i >..>» !gy u once more, or y i have
iieeu ot great beneflt to me. 1 wiote to
y. u iboiit one and eiii-tmif viars ago,
t<em Arlicn", for Dr. Wlltiunj'H Indian
? 1 0 t . d .ei i' it • ured
me ful l i‘y. 1 a’til l.r.ii e< me Ointment
mal Ire with wlch I have < med seven
>r eight more It le wondernil.
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