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CFF FOR THE POLAR REGIONS
PEARY'S SHIP STARTED.
The Bold Artlo Explorer, Accompanied
By Hla Wlfe.Satla From Brooklyn on
Uii Beoond Attempt to Solve the
Mystery of the North Pole.
After laying In the New Yorit Harbor for
1hrte day Lieutenant I'cnry'a Artie ship,
the Falcon, cast off her mooring anil backed
off into the middle of the Fast River from
the foot of Hoi k street, Brooklyn, bound
for the North Cole. There were fully 200
people on Kxcuslon Dock, Jut under the
east rler or the big bridge, as the whaler
moved away and they all raited theit
bait and cheered the brute little
craft that i to take an American Xdi
ticn to the neareat navigable point to
the North Pole. The Kalron win decked
with buntint from head to foot, and Lieu
tenant leiry's personal linn hung from the
taffrail. The Eskimo dogs ran about the
quarter deck, and the Colorado burros "tuck
their big earn no over the bulwark and
wagged farewell to the cheer. After iome
maneuvering the bells in the engine room
rant: " ahead," and the queer ahip
(taried up stream. The bin Hound stenmera
were jnsi rounding ths Knltery, mid as they
pa-aed the gayly decked Kulcnn they blew
their whistles three times before going
ahead. The Falcon answered each salute,
hut made no attempt to keep up with the
big white side wheelers.
Lieutenant K. E. I'eiiry and his North
Greenland party mini her thirteen. Lleuten
ant Peary's yuc't. the Falcon, is a ship
within a ship. Her timbers are doublt
throughout and her bow is protected witb
Iron, so that it can ram the Ice, hhe lias twe
crows' nests, one on the fore und the other
on the mitten mast. The snip is 311 torn
net and 102 feet long. She has twenty-ail
feet beam and draws seventeen feet of watei
when .vaded. Hhe was considered the beat
of the whaling fleet at Hi. Johns.
The Falcon will carry an intereMing car
go. In the bole is a house which will farm
the winter quarters of the party. It will be
B3iMfeet and 71 feet high. The walls
which are a loot thick, will be lined on the
inside with red flunneL The house will con
lain two bath rooms, as well as a separata
sleeping room for Lieutenant Teary, whe
will be accompanied by bis wife. It is to b
ligbted with electricity, the engine supply
Ing power to the dvnamo being run by oil
The stores will be piled In boxes around
the house to a height of five feet, and wili
be protected by an extension of tue corru
gated iron roof covering the house. Then
will be windows of thick glass in the root',
but they will let in but little light, for tha
bouse will be entirely covered with snow
during the most of the long Arclio winter.
Air will be supplied by ventilators, which
will extend high above the roof.
The exploring Party will consist ol
Lieutenant Peary, bis wife and her maid,
his colored servant, Matthew Henaon; 8, J.
Kntreken, of Westchester, l'enn., who be
longed to the party which went to Peary's
relief on bis tint expedition; Edward As
imp, a Norwegian, who accompanied him
before; Pool or Vincent, F. vY. Stokes, of
Philadelphia, ' artist of the expedition;
George H, C'arr, Chicago; J. V. Davidson,
of Austen, Minn.; E. B. Iluldwln, of Nash
ville, Tenn.; Hugh J. Lee. Menden, Conn,,
and George H. Clark, of Brookline, Mans.
The Falcon on leaving New York sailed
direct to Boston and Portland, Me. Lieuten
ant Peary's home. She will then go to Ht.
Johns, and from there to the winter camp
above Wbale'a Sound, Greenland. The
fieri y will remain in the Arctic regiona
bout two and one-half years. The expe
dition is expected to coat (21,000, which
Lieutenant Peary has already raised.
A SAD BTJNDAY IN fOMEKOY, IA,
Mournful Belativea Deok tha Graves of
tbe Cyolone Vlotims Witb Flow
ers. The Death List Increased.
Sunday was sad day in Pomeroy, All
day long people with flowers passed down
tbe winding road that leads to the cemetery
deioai;iiig their perfumed burdens upon the
40 odd new made graves, where lie all that
is mortal of what were lust Sunday happy
nd prosperous ople.
Tbe total number of persons killed by
tbe tornado here and elsewhere la plated
Tbe tnjured.so the doctors report, are do
ing as well as could be expected, but the
outlook for the recovery of munv is not re
garded as favorable and it is estimated that
fully 20 will be unable to survive their in
juries. Among those who are very low and
for whom little hopes are entertained for
their recovery are:
Mrs. John Davy and her sjster-ln-law,
Kate Davy; Kay keefer, a boy; Joseph lie
Mars, Mike (Juinlan, whose wife was killed;
tire. Henry Uulke, who lost her husband,
nd l'.mms Spies. These people are all in
jured internally, besides having broken
Many complaints are made of tbe work of
tbe human vultures wbo commenced oper
ations immediately afer tbe storm and who
have kept busy ever since. It is estimated
that (J0.0U0 has been stolen from tbe ruins
Money is coming from all tbe towns in
the Hi ale. There was received up to 8 o'
clock this evening (0,000 and about as much
ion bail beau promised,
LATER SEWS WAIFS.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Rro Ct.irr, Col. The Eagle County Bank
las suspended payment. Its capital la MX
HO and assets 140,000. The liabilities are
l.KST.trn, Mix The bank of Lescur made
in assignment. The liabilities are (223,000
ind assets the same.
ltio IUriiw, Mi II The Northern Nation
al bunk here, witb a capital of 1100,000, has
DISASTER, ACCtKKNTS AND r ATAMTIRS.
By the capsizing of the sailing yacht
?heapeake near Hie life-saving sta
tion, Chicago, nine people were thrown
nto the water and four of them
Irowned. Their bodies are not yet
recovered. The dead are: Themlstotlet
Finmbolis, William It. Cornish, Kthel B.
liac, Harvey Marlow. Those who were
rescued arc: George tiray, Kdith Compton,
Frederick Avery, William Avery and Wil
The residence of Jacob Lohnese, a farmet
living six miles south of I'ekin, Ills., burned
totlie ground the remit of an explosion of a
gasoline can, Mrs. Lohnese, who was about
to be confined, and an 18 months old child
were burned to death.
OH Skegness. watering place on the
east coast of England, a parly went for a
Say's sail in a yacht. They were enlighten
a heavy squall when some distance of!
hore, the yacht capsized and ,20 men and
women were drowned.
When the Spanish steamer Don Juan
burned in East Indian water, 14.) Chinese
The Russian crop report Indicates that
the prospects of winter and summer wheat
have improved greatly since tbe beginning
By the burning of the Russian steamer
Altons near Nomanov, July 4, nearly 50
ailway builders and sailors lost their lives.
C. W. Moslcr, President of the defunct
Capital National bank, of Lincoln, Neb., has
been sentenced to live years in the peniten
tiary. It is estimated that Mcslcr embei
iledoverW.OnO. Bninherger, who murdered six member
of the Kreider family ut Cando, N. 1)., on
lust Friday, was captured at Deloraine Hun
day. K. Brightbill lelt Cando with the
remains of the six murdered people and the
four survivors of tho Kreidor fumily for
The postofllce department has prepared a
comparative statement of change of post
masters from March 4 to July 3, 1803. The
total number of changes of fourth class
postmasters was 8,11V I. In the same period
In the last administration the number was
11,100. There have been 3,220 removals
thus far In the administration and 7,040 In
the last. The presidential appointments of
postmasters for this administration bus been
t.'tl, as against 578 in tho Inst,
Dr. KeTpnter.the cholera expert who was
sent by the government to Europe to in
vestigate tbe disease and its causes, has re
turned. He says: Cholera must be eaten.
It cannot be absorbed or breathed. The
ccrms must be taken into the stomach. If
people realize this and govern themselves
accordingly they can escape, in case the
germs should reach this country.
At Columbia, 8. C Judge Hudson in an
Injunction to restrain county dispensers
from opening in Darlington, has decided
against the Stale. He declared the law un
SIX PERSONS BLAIN
By a Farm Hand in North Dakota, Furl
cue over a Dispute In Wages- His
Employer, Wife and Four
Little Girls Shot or
Ed. S. Krieder. a farmer living within a
mile of Cunde, Towner county, N, D., his
wife and four daughters were brutally mur
dered at their borne by Albert Baumberger,
nephew of Krieder, Baumberger went
direct to his uncle's room, shot bim dead;
then to the kitchen, where Mrs.Krieder was
preparing the morning meaj, and shot her
in the head. He then went upst.ira, where
three 1 1 1 tie children had (led, and deliber
ately shot until lie brought them aH down,
Baumberger returned to the kitchen, took a
knife from Mrs. Krieder's band and nearly
severed her head from her body. He pro
ceeded upstairs, and, finding one of tbe lit
tle girls yet alive, he held her in bis arms
and cut Iter throat,
Baumberger then found the eldest girl,
and was preparing to murder her when he
remembered that he hud not had any break
fast. He ordered the girl to cook hiin some
meat and potatoes, which she did. With
one foot resting on the head of tbe murder
ed mother, be ate his break fust, and then
pulled out bis watch nU said:
"Well. I did tbe whole job inside of 30
He then carried tbe little girl to the barn,
tied her tlriuly witb a rope and returned to
the house. where he searched until he found
all the valuables the fa lly possessed. They
consisted of a gold watch and 130 in money,
which he took and tied.
(sheriff McCune, assisted by scores of men
re after the murderer, if Baumberger ia
caught be will l.e lynched. The only mo
tive for the crime is a slight dispute which
occurred over wages.
Iron Mines Closinsr.
A dispatch from Ishpeming, Mich.. ssvs:
Tbe only change of tbe week in tbe Iron ore
market has been increased stagnation and
closing down of more mines. Wintbrop
mine let out 4a0 men Thursday and the
Schlesinger syndicate is reducing its force
t all its extensive properties. Several of
the smaller Mesaha range mines have clos
ed down during the week. Detailed esti
mates show that Lake Huperlor iron ore
mines are employing 8,000 men leas than
year ago, .
A Year of Odd Name.
It ia year of odd names for men of sud
den faine.Here is list that suggests itaelf at
atcond'1 thought: Zlmrl Dwlggins. bank
er; Dahomey Dodds, warrior; Hoke Bmltb,
Journalist and statesman; Sylvester Pen
noyer, wbo told tbe president "to mind
bis own business;" Stanhope Sams, poet
nd atatesman;Col.Pod Dlamuke.statesman,
Col. Dink Botts, offloe-aeeker, And the year
it ytt young.
ENGLAND'S ROYAL WEDDING.
PRINCE GEORGE AND PRINCESS
Married With All the Pomp and Cere
mony Due an Heir to the Throne.
Prince Ueorge, of Wales, the Duke of
York, and Princess Victoria .May, of Teck,
were married at noon Thursday, In Ht.
James Palace, at London, with all the pomp
and ceremony of royalty. The Mont, Rev
erend Edward White Benson, Archbishop
of canterbury and Primate of all England,
performed the ceremony, which was wit
nessed by (juren Victotia, the Prince of
c-, l (
PHINCE9S MAY AND
Wales, the highest nobility of England.and
many poienlatts or their representatives of
Europe. Among the civilian guests were
Mr. and Mrs. (ilatstnne.
All London was in holiday attire, the dec
orations in Ht, James street leuding to the
palace being especially magnificent. The
streets from the .Mansion House to Buck-
COLUMBIAN FAIR NEWS ITEMS
A STORM STRIKES TEE FAIR.
A l-nrg Amout of Olais Broken. Lots of
Panic Stricken People, But Nobody
I-.ju-c i by the Pig Hh. w
A wiiuTsV'rm oneriiLTe force, followed
by a heavy downpour of rain, passed over
the White City shortly before 0 o'clock
Sunday evening, doing considerable dam
age to the different buiidlngs and theexhib
1 s stored within. Some damuge. principally
in broken glass, was done in nearly all the
The greatest dumsge was done to the
French section end the New York Htato
exhthit. The cotton sheeting use I to sub
due the glare of the sun under the gl as
roofs held a considerable amount or the
broken glass, and this accounts for tbe
total absence of injury to the visitors.
i wo sections or ne ronr ot the a Transpor
tation buildings, 17 by 10 f.et. were dis
lodged bv the gnle and the carriage ex libit
ol h New York and Chicago firm was con
A large amount of class was broken in
the two domes of Machinery ball, but no
damage was sustained by tha machinery.
A email section of the glas root in the
northwest corner of the Electrical building
was also smashed.
ARRIVAL OF TIIK CARAVEL.
The Columbian caravels arrived at Chi
cago on Friday and were received by a fleet
nt government and local vessels, cannonad
ing and every (vossible sign of welcome.
Vpon the landing of dipt. Concnsand his
crew a reception was given them in the
Administration building, where Sieeches
were made by Senator Hherman, President
Palmer, ("apt. Concus, Secretary Herbert
MONEY rot KINO INTO riltCAOO.
Chicago is beginning to realize In sub
stantial way upon its investment in the Col
umbian Expo.ition. Within the last 120
days ot the Fair it is estimated that a sum
ranging from :!0.oiM).uOO to firiO.OOO.oilO
will he brought to Chicago and left here.
The ciiy is already experiencing the receipt
or liberal sums of money from all quart
ers. SCNDAY't ATTENDAXCX AT TIIK HIR.
The i aid admissions at the VN orld's Fair
on Sunday, numbered only 43,623.
The paid admissions to the; World's
Fair Weduesiav went 70.221.
WEATHER CROP BULLETIN.
Fair Crops in Pennsylvania, Ohio and
Tbe department ot Agriculturo at Wash
ington bas issued the following: During
the past week tbe weather was especially
fuvorable to the corn crop. Reports from
the cotton region Indicate that tbe cotto
crop is improving, but that the plant it
small. Reports from tbe spring wheat re
gion indicate improved conditions in that
section owing to recent rains.
In Pennsylvania corn has good color, but
fields are very uneven; bay crop generally
light; wheat harvest commenced, crop aver
age; oats light; rye fair.
In West Virginia most wheat is in shock,
corn is growing rapidly and looking well;
bay is being harvested,- but tbe crop is
light; stock ia doing well; potatoes about
In Ohio wheat, oiover, rye and barley
harvest in progress; corn and tobacco grow
ing rapidly; potatoes doing well;oats headed
well; timothy improving. Tbe drought is
adecting tbe cro in the northern portion.
The Visible Supply of Grata.
Tbe statement of the visible supply ol
grain in store and afloat on last Saturday,
as compiled at the New York produce ex
change, is as follows: Wheat, 02,317,000 bu.;
decrease. 705,000 bu. Com, 8,070,' 00 bu.; in
crease, 751,000 bu.Oats.3,900,000 bu.;lncreA
240,000 bu. Ky, 812,000 bu.; decrease, 15,000
bu. Hurley, 401,000 bu., decrease, 41,000 bu.
Base Ball Keoord.
The following table shows tbe standing of
tbe diSereut base ball cluba up to date:
w. l. r'et. w. I.. I'ct.
Pbiladel'a 80 'JO .001 Baltimore 27 81 .406
Boaton.... 87 22 .027 New York 27 32 .4atl
Brooklyn. 84 25 .676 81. Louis.. 20 82 .440
Clever nd. 80 23 .600 Wasb'n... 25 80 .4111
Pittsburg. 33 27 .AatljCtiicago... 24 85 .407
Ciiiviu'U.. 20 81 ,483 Xouiav'le. It) 83 ,327
Ingham Palace were thronged with over
onO.OOO persons watching the prnresslona.
The roval party left Buckingham Palace
In four processions. Her Majesty rode In
the handsome glare each used at the open
ing of Parliament and on other sieclal occa
sions. The bride wore the veil which was worn
by tier mother on the occasion of her own
marriage. Her wedding gown was of silver
hrncaile.in perfect harmony with the brides
maids' toilets of white and silver I nee. The
Queen was attired In a black dress with a
train. The bodice was of brbche silk, with
lace. On her head was a small diamond
crown and around her neck a nrckluce of
diamonds with pendant attached.
After the wedding service the Duke and
Duchess of York left Buckingham Palace,
driving through the Mall in the citv and
thence proceeded to Hnndrlugham. The
progress through the decorated and crowded
street was a most triumphant one.
The Duke of York's present to the bride
consisted of an pen j-etaled rose In pesrls
end diamonds and a five row pearl necklace
The Duke and Duchess of Teck gave tu
their daughter a suite of Jewel", comprising
tiara, necklet and hrooche. of lurqnoivei
and ilia nonds. The present of the Princesi
of Wales is probably the most valuable,
ever given on a similar occn-don. It con
sisted mostly of lewelrv anil precious stoliel
the whom being valued at H.'iVi.ixxt.
BIG ENDEAVOR MEETINGS-
A MAMMOTH DRILL HALL.
Unable to Accommodate the Crowd.
Urowthol the Oreat Christian
The Christian Endeavor Societies of the
V. H.tnet in general convention at Montreal
Canada, on Thursday.
Addresses of welcome were made to the
delegates by liev. J. Macgilllvary, General
('ecretary Budge and A. A. Ayer. Bey. Dr.
5. P. Henson of Ch'rogo, replied.
At 10 o'clock the delegates were welcom
ed to the city by representatives of Mont
real's religious life. At C 30 there had been
prayer meetings in half doien of the larg
est city churches, but it was not until If
o'clock, when the first meeting was held In
Drill Ilall.ihat Montreal had an opportuni
ty of fully appreciating the great multitude
that had entered the city gates within the
past 21 hours, The Drill Hull Is a vast
structure regiment can maneuver with
ease on its spacious lloor but it wus filled
to overflowing with delegate'. On tho plat
form were repiesentative clergymen of all
tbe leading cities of the continent
For a quarter of an hour the multitude
sang gospel hymns with dash and spirit,and
then Bev. Dr. Clarke, the father of the
movement, led the audience In repeating
the Twenty third Psalm after which Kev.F.
B. Keene, of the Protestant Mission, Japan,
Senator Des Jardlns. the msvor of Mon
treal, wearing his chain of office, was pre
sented and got a warm welcome from the
convention. Alter prefacing his remarks
by a few words of welcome, he said:
While I am a Human Csthiille niyx-lf. and whlti
Montreal Im m Ho nail t'atlinUccltv, In that the great
er iMirtliin of tier i-itlaenv limfe.a that fullh,
none will extend s bearll- r welcome thau we will.
The great crow I cheered the Senator al
most into astonishment. "It is not buttle
of creeds nowadays," continued the Sena
tor, "but a battle let ween belief and un
belief," and there wus another greut out
burst of applause
When Mr. Des Jardines sat down Presi
dent Carr called upon the choir to sing"tiod
Have the tjtieen," the audience Joining in
nnd waving their hamlkerchiels and Ameri
can and riti-li tlg. As they finished
President Clark shouted "My Country 'Tie
oi lues, anil again mere was another out
burst of opplaiis-,
THIt SOCIETY' GROWTH.
At the evening meeting (ieueral Sec
retary John Willis Baer read his report.
l riling the growth ot tbe society, he
..ew York still lends w.th 2,985 societies.
Pennsylvania is a good secntid with 2.02X,
Illinois iliird with 1,822, Ohio fourth with
1,708 and Iowa fifth with 1.1-0. Massachu
tells aud Indiana are not fur behind, how
ever. In Ca'.iadn we find 1.8M2 societies.
Ontario lead with 1,072 societies. Nova
Scotia has 302. Quebec 135, Manitoba 04 and
New Brunswick Ml, and so on through the
Dominion, The growth In the South has
been enormous. Maryland. Tennessee and
Texas each have over 200 societies and
tieorgia. Florida, West Virginia and Arkan
sas each have over 100. Virginia and South
Carolina are not very far heh'nd.
"if we think our growth has been re
markable, what can we say of the history of
tfe movement in England, with over 000
locieliea.Australia over Ml. inula 71. Turkey
IKKirand penecuted, still has 41. New Zea
land 30, Japan 45, Scotland 3d. Mexico 22,
West Indies 10. Africa 15. China 14, Ireland
10. France II. hamti 0, Sandwich Islands ft,
Bermuda 8. Braz.l 2. Persia 2. and Chili, Co
luinbo. Norway and Spain each 1, in all
neatly 1 000 societies in foreign liiiulr, tusk
ing a grand total enrollment fur the world
nt 20.2x4 local socittics, with a membership
'l he net gain III local societies Is the
larrest ever made in the history of tbe
movement. Mure societies have been or-i-aiilzed
since Mir New Yolk convention
than mere organized during reveu yeurs of
the society's early history, Tbe banner for
I he greatest propori innate luciease during
the year goes io New Mexico. The greatest
ubeolutn Increase was In Pennsylvania, be
ing a gain of .07 societies."
Bev Francis E. Clarke, president of the
United Societies, delivered Ins annual ad
dieaa reviewing the year's work. He closed
with predicting the eventual universal
brotherhood in Christ.
While thf meetings were In progress in
tho Drill Hall, oveitlow meetings were held
in big tern, San FianciMo was chosen as
the mtetiiui place next year.
LATE TELEGRAPHIC JOTTINGS
OTH FROM BOMB AND ABROAD.
What la Oolng On the World Over.
Important Events Briefly Chronicled.
t-'lnanrtnl aad f'nmmerrlnt,
Bm.timoiik, Mn. The Individual banks
f tins city and the Clearing l!otie associa
tion have refused to longer assume respons.
bllliy for checks, etc., deposited with them
mull after collection bus been made by
The I'list National Bank or Han Diego,
Cel.. which susiiendeil a month ngo, has re
turned. At.liiqi-EHyi K, N. M. The a'lheqtierqtte
National Han't suspended and the New
Mexico Having Bunk and Trust Coin) any,
an adjunct, also closed.
floLiiRt, Cot.o, The Jefferson County
bank In .his city ha made nn assignment.
Piiii.Lii-sitt'Rii, Mont. The First National
bank closed its doors.
Ward's bank of Foierville, N. Y has
fulled. There were t75,uf of deposit. The
body of the proprietor was found in the rear
it l is house, He co iiinittcil suicide.
WiNNirwi, Man. The Commercial bank
it Manitoba has been declared Insolvent
ind liquidators have been appointed, The
bills of the bunk are as good as gold under
.lie Dominion law,
Tbe American Loan and trust Company
Emails, Neb., went Into the hands of a re
ceiver. The company has a paid up capital
it t tno.ooo. The cause of the failure was
the failure at Houston, Tex., of the Omaha
tnd Hnudoti Improvement Company.
The Flnley county bank of Garden City,
Ka., lias failed.
The American National bank, of Pueblo,
Col., was not opened Wednesday morning.
Notices on the door stated that the bank
will resume as soon as It can secure money
on its paper. After the suspension of the
American National bant became known,
the Central National and the Weitern
National closed, t hese are all sound con-H-rns
and assets are ample.
New York. The New Jersey Sheep nnd
Wool Company and the (inu-evort Market
"hex,! Company failed Thursday morning.
It is feared tho failures will u licet many
imnll concerns. The liabilities will exceed
Omaha, Ni:b.--TIic National bank nT Ash
land clo ed its (jor. The closing of tho
American. Having Hunk of this city are sup
posed to be the cause of the failure.
Nr.w York. A run started on tbe JelTer
ion County Savings baiik. Governor Flower
was present and In a speech gave assurance
;lmt the bank was entirely safe. The speech
bad an excellent effect.
Omaha, Nr.n The Ametican savings bank
impended with deposits of II 3S.0J0 and aa
lets of 2jO,0C0.
IMsnsterai -leelitent anal Fnmllilea
At Ottawa, Out., Mrs. Paul Martin, with
her 3 year old daughter, attempted to board
t train while it was moving. The mother
slipped and fell under the wheels, dragging
the child with her. Both were instantly
At Buffalo, Sunday night, Danny and
Myrtle McCarthy, nged nsecti ly 13 and
10 years, children of Dennis McCarthy,,
saloon keeper, burned to death through the
explosion of a Innip,
The house of Joseph Cross, near (lage
town, Mich., was struck by lightning and
of 10 people in the bouse, Mr. Bubcock.wife
and child, of Hilverwood; Mr. Frost of Fob
toria, and 0-year old ton of Mr. Robertp.s
tenant, were killed, Mrs. Boberis was so
badly hurt that she may die.
At Little Fulls. Minn., Fred Denny, wife
and two children were drowned while cross
ing the river in a faulty boat.
Andrew Dcbney, farmer residing six
miles north of Clarks, Neb., shot bis wife
live times, Inflicting fatal wounds, and then
Jumped into tbo Loup nv.r and drowned
In a runaway near Oregon City, Ore., M.
P. Bradley, wife an 1 four children were
thrown over a precipice forty feet Mrs,
Bradley was killed and two children fatally
favllnl. f.atorwed tatnrr!i1.
The rolling and tin mills at Irondale, O.
have signed the scale.
The 1,500 hundred miners nt Dillonvala
Laurelton and Long Huns near Steuuen
ville, O., who went on strike July 1 be
cause of the discharge of checkweighman,
returned to work, having won the strike.
Tbe Joint committee- on arbitration at
Chicago between the Carpenters' and Build
era' association and the United Carpenters'
council bas declared In favor of a reduction
in trje minimum rate ot carpenters' wages
from 40 to 35 cents an hour until October 1,
n account ot existing financial conditions
At Cincinnati, 0 the furniture lockout
bas ended in victory for the manufactur
en. Several factories opened Thursday and
tbe rest will do so Mouduy. About 2,000
men were affected.
Tbe Indianapolis News denies the truth
f tbe statements that bave been published
dating that tbere Is great industrial de
pression In that city. It says the factories
hat bave closed bave done so to make re
oaiis. Wassilnslwa New.
Upon request of Secretary Hoke Smith,
Qovernor Wilson, of Indian Territory, bus
respited until August 4 the nine Choctaw
Indians sentenced todeuth for murder dur
ing election riots. Meanwhile tbe Interior
lepartment will investigate the case.
The treasury gold has Increased 1700,000
luring tbe past two days, standing now at
The crops throughout the province of
Ontario are reported as follows: Spring and
fall wheat an barley, reduced acreage; peas
damaged by spring rains, but will return
fair average; other grains above tbe average
of last teaaon. Hay promises the largest
srop in many years. Applet almost total
Since early ill June over f 5,000 deaths
Have occurred In Mecca from cholera.
The London 1 nnret says that there have
been 704 deaths from cholera In the south
ern part of France since May, and during
the past four weeks 13 A death from the
tumedisrnse In Marseille, 13 in Cetle and
51 in Toulon.
Charles Forbes, arrested at Port Huron,
for robbing the mailt, hid 339 letters anil
1000 In enclosures on his person. It is
intimated that he stole 300 letters daily fof
:he past two years. With the proceeds of
bin robbery be opened several bank ao
jonntn. one amounting fo 3.000.
Peary s expedition sailed from New York
Assistant Secretary Hamlin, In view of
the repeated violation of the law as to tha
alb of goods on exhibition at the World
Fair without the payment of duty, has In
itmcted Collector Clurk to hereafter strictly
tnforce the law
BEYOND OUR BORDERS.
At St. Petersburg a ukase Just Issue! de
crees that hereafter Jews, who change their
name for any purpose, especially with
criminal Intent, shall be punished under
the criminal coife.
The statement of the Imperial Band of
ftcrmniiy shows a decrease In specie of
lO.f.OO.OuO n atks.
The steamer Alfons, emptnytd In tbe
river trade on the Volga, was approaching
llotnahnv when her boilers exploded, k 1 11
ii g 20 of the passengers. Among the deed
is lien. Petrushewakl. The bout burned to
die water's edge and then sank.
While attempting In remove 21 lepers
'mm Kalalun valley, Hawaii, Sheriff Stalls
was shot and killed by the lepers.
BUSINESS IS IMPHOVINO.
The Banks Hopeful of an Early Finan
cial Settlement by Congress. The
Crop Prospicta Also Bettor.
It. O. Dun A Co s "Weekly Iteview of
The tone In business Hrcles has percep
tibly improved, ibis is partly because bnnke
have been rtndcred more hopeful of tin
early financial settlement by the calling of
nn extra sesslou of Congress; partly because
of some recovery in prices from the sudden
depression which followed the decision to
close the India silver mints, and partly be
cause crop prospect? hiivo improved In spite
ot dismal reports from tome sections.
Money has grown easier but It is still hard
nt most points to get accommodation, as
hanks are preparing for Jurger demands.
Foreign trade shows littlo change, exports
being much below lust year and imports
qulto large, ritocks aro dull and inactive,
with some signs of more disposition to buy,
but prices are only a fraction higher. The
mercantile failures during the week num
ber 324 in the l ulled Htutcs against l-'t last
yrur and 23 in Canada against IS.
Bank clearings tola It for the week ending
July G. o. telegraphed to bruUstreet, are
New York 1002,481, 2l D 5.7
Boston iKM'AiiU D 10.2
Chicago tiO.MIS.fHt II 7.5
Philadelphia 7l.723.7Hn I 2.4
St. Louis 20,212,0011 I) 0.5
Baltimore 15,311,340 I 2.1
Han Francisco 13,070,074 I 5.7
Pittsburg 12,4.Vi.l2 D 15.0
Cincini.iiti ll,42!l,45li D 2S.0
Cleveland 5,U10,D5S D 1.0
Totals. U. ft ."jjT,0.iHO2.382 I) 8.5
Kxclusiveof New York 4 IH,021,101 D 11.0
1 indicate!! increase, V decrease.
JUBTICE BLATOtfFOBD DEAD.
He Dies at Newport, After Deollne of
Several Weeks, of Old Age. A
Review of Ilia Life,
Associate Justico Illntcliford. of the Uni
ted Htutes Suproa e Court, died at Newport,
II. I., after a decline of sevcrul weeks. Old
age was the cause.
Suiuiiel Itlatchfnrd, the son of Ilichard
Milford illatchford. a distiiigiiishel lawyer,
was born In New York oti March IHh, 1X20.
nnd graduated at Coln-nhia college in 1837,
Two years luter h In came private secretary
to Governor William II. H.murd. and was
secretary on tho tiovernor s n -ilitary staff
until 1HU. He. was admitted in IN 12, ami
in Itili wa made a counsellor of the Su
preme Court of the Culled States. In the
same year he formed a law partnership
at Auburn, N. V.. with W. H. Heward and
Christopher Morgan. In lWi-j, while resid
ing in New York City he was apKiinted dis
trict Judge of the United Htutes Court fur tha
Southern district of New York. In ls2 he
was appointed an Asscciato Justice of tho
United Status Supreme Court,
BPOTTEH8 AREN'T ILLEGAL.
The First Deoislon by tha Ohio State
Board of Arbitration.
The State Board of Arbitration for the set
tlement of labor dispute! rendered its first
decision at Columbus, O., in the grievance
3f the Columbus Street Kuilway employes'
union against tho ttreet railway ompany,
arising from the discharge of conductors
charged with "knocking down furej."
The decision was unaiiimotidy in favor
ol the company. The board held that tha
company was warranted in employing de
lectives to ascertain the honesty and limes
of employes, and that such methods were
GUN COTTON EXPLODES.
Two Men Killed and Three Berlously
Injured by a Fire.
A fire started at the United States torpedo
nation on Uoats Island, Newport, R. 1., In
ihe gun cotton factory, situated on tbe site
)l tbe old Fort George. An explosion oc
stirred, killing two men and injuring three.
The killed are: Frank Loughlin, Newport,
leremlatl Harrington, Newport,
Tbe injured are: Michael Bergman, New
port; John T. Harrington, Newport; Ensign
E. Cnpehart, attached to I'-e nation. The
factory is a wreck.
A Week's Exports and Import.
Tbe imports of specie at tbe port of New
York for the past week were 1.181.400 of
which 11,151,515 were gold and 20,!4
silver, The exports ot specie of
the week wero (1,003.070 of wbicn
11,001,070 were silver and 12,000)
gold. All the silver went to Europe ar.d
all the gold to South America. The imports)
exclusive ot specie for the week were)
12,802,350 of which 2.012,047 were dry
goods and 110,210,403 general niercuau
The Deoreasa in Cumulation.
Tbe monthly circulation statement Issued
by the Treasury Depurtmqnt at Washington
shows net decree in circulation since
lone 1 ot (2,425,400. and tinea July 1, 1802,
jf (0,310,077, making tbe 'amount of all
kinds of money iu circulation July 1, 1803
11,503,720 411. The amount of circulutiuu.
per capita Is placed at (23 80.