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The Hood River Glacier.
VOL. 2. HOOD KI VKR, OREGON, SATURDAY. MAY SO, 1891. NO. 52.
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B.coii'l St., nr Ouk. Hood Rlr.r, Or.
Sliavhig and Huir cutting eatly dun.
Tho" Now Pavilion at
Carson, Nov., Begun.
THE DEEP COUNTRY IN UTAH.
'.Vasadenan Patents an Invention for
Propelling Street Cars by Force
k of Explosion of Naphtha.
Han Diego in to have a Milk exhibit.
Tucomit w ill issue $1(K,(XX in lioiuls for
tlie City park,
Tim Tintie mining country in to lie
opened up by railroads.
An inexhaustible supply of cement
rock Iiiih U'cii found near Stiisun, Cal.
Work has coiniucncctl on the break
water at the entrance to Humboldt Hay.
.The United Stales gunlioat l'inta has
entereil the dry dock at Esquinuilt (or
The oil exci lenient in the southwestern
part of lliimlioldt county, Oil., still
The canneries in Northern British Co
I u in bin are nearly all ready for the
The Ieep country in Utah is attract
ing many prospectors. The ore iH said
to to very rich.
The building of the new pavilion of
the Ormsby county ari-u It u ml district
No. 1 at OirHoii has begun.
The defendants in the Kaweah colony
case have leen refused a new trial and
ordered to appear for Hentenee June 8 at
The Board of Engineers have Belected
five acres of land on Clark's Point for a
lighthouse to replace the one at the en
trance to IIiinilHildt Hay.
A Pasadena man Iiiih patented an in
vention for propelling street ears by the
force of the explosion of naphtha carried
in the caboose of the car.
The crop outlook in Oregon and Wash
ington was never better. The grain yield
promises to be unprecedented. The late
rains have made everything lovely.
Sheepmen throughout Eastern Oregon
are busily engaged in shearing their
Hocks, and the wool clip will bo very
abundant and of excellent quality.
barge quantities of hediondilla or
grease wood are sent from Yuma Kast
for medical purposes. The shrub, which
grows abundantly there, is said to pos
sess valuable medicinal purposes.
The demand for Janiul cement lias
been so great that the Directors of the
company feel warranted in erecting five
additional kilns, which will be put up
on the company's works near San Diego.
The appropriation for the Nevada In
dian school at Carson is exhausted, and
the teaehers were given the alternative
of working till July 1 without salaries
and with their board bills to pay or re
sign. The principal teacher, seamstress,
assistant matron and industrial teacher
passed in their resignations.
The Yuma Indians have collected a
much larger amount of mesquite gum
this season than for many years past. It
is thought that the overflow caused the
iffnrease in the amount of gum produced
which is valuable to the Yiimasfor many
purposes, not the least of which ia for
dyeing the hair a dark black.
A controversy has arisen between Cal
ifornia lJoard of Examiners, consisting
of tko Governor, Secretary of State and
Attorney-General and the Supreme
Court Justices and oflicera, owing to the
fact the sworn-to bills of the court oili
cials have been cut down a few cents in
I Ini luiutl I'a Muriir lliuln h I'mmihIu
AkhImkI Hiiniliiir IIiikI'IiiiII, Kin.
Peace hits been icntoied ill Honduras,
The rebellion was short-lived.
President Puliucrof the WorM V lair,
it In thought, will he sent ax Minister to
A largo amount of railroad building in
Went Virginia is promiHcd during the
next Nix inont lis.
A movement to establish a fund for
dimthled or retired government employes
is mi foot in New York city,
It is estimated by the health authori
ties I hut KXI.OiKl persons in New Yol k
suffered from the grip in April.
The Mayor of Cincinnati has lcgun a
campaign against Sunday ball-playing
and the opening of saloons and theaters
! The new styles of postal cards have
liecn printed at the factory at Hirming
ham, Conn, They are considered im
provements on the old style.
A federation of railroad employes has
Is-en formed ill St. Imis, representing
tJ5,IKXI men. The Irmly is opposed to the
re-election of Chief Engineer Arthur.
Though she doesn't say much about it,
riiiladelphia has a Grant monument
fund, anil will some day erect an appro
priate statue. Tin' sum is now $22,000.
At a temperance revival which bus
just closed at Linnciis, Mo., over 5 K)
personc signed the total abstinence
pledge, and two clubhouses were closed.
There is not a word of truth in the re
Hirt that coke operators in Pennsylvania
are kei'iing some of their new men in
the mines and not letting them come to
There is to be a little congress of
Southern writers the lest week in July,
which, it is booed, will do not a little to
stimulate and help characterize the liter
ature of the Smth.
Last OcUiIkt nine women were ap
pointed station agents on the elevated
railway of Brooklyn. They have been
so successful that the management will
apHiint many more.
A Toronto tea company sends girls to
establishments w here niimliersof persons
are employed to isive them tea ut noon;
it also distributes cups of tea to the au
dicncM' ut one of the theaters.
General . O. Howard is busily en
gaged in mission work on the ca-t side
of New York. 1 le has secured a chapel
on Eli.alicth street, and has raised $10,
OCX) to $21, (XX) needed to pay for it.
The twelve-inch gun with a range of
ten miles, which is now Ircing made at
Watcrville, N. Y., will Ik finished this
summer. The weight of the powder
charge for the monster is -100 (rounds,
Charles Mank ins and his father, ( ieorge
Mankins, have been held at I lollisler,
Oil., on the charge of arson. Young
Mankins was recently arrested for set
ting lire to the house of William Kelly.
Mankins at the time confessed, and said
he was ordered to do the deed by his
The Italian Consul, Corte, at New Or
leans charged that the cammittee of fifty
unpointed by the Mayor immediately
after the killing of llennessy was " up
iMiinted for a political purMse, the kill
ing of the prisoners." The committee
will make a report in detail, which w ill
Is! the grounds for the demand that the
Italian Consul at New Orleans be recalled.
The treaty convention with Spain pro
vides for the free entry into the United
States of sugar, honey, cocoa, codec and
skins from the Spanish West Indies, to
bacco and iron ore paying the duty ex
acted by the United' States tariff. In
exchange Spain's colonies in the West
Indies are to receive American coal, ice.
wood, Units, shoes, fresh ami salted
meats and lisb, either free or under a
small duty, while butter and drippings
are entirely exempt, and the duty on
Hour is reduced from $3.50 to 50 cents
per barrel, with the same reduction on
The French CliHiiilier of Deputy I'Hsses
It Hill Allow 111 it tlie I'urls Mtitiiiilii.
The fight between Mike Lucie of Troy
and George Hrennan near Troy, N. Y.,
was not fought to a finish because of the
A sculling match has been fixed be
tween McLean and Stansbury for the
championship and 200 a side on the
Paramatta river July 7.
John Teemer has challenged Jacob
Gaudaur to row him three races for $2,
500 a side, test two out of three, the
winner to take the entire money and a
fair portion of the gate receipts.
The French Chamber of Deputies by
a vote of 312 to 100 adopted a bill allow
ing the Paris mutual system of betting
under tax, the proceeds of the tar. going
to different charitable institutions, and
placing the whole regulation of the race
course under government control.
The sale of racing stock of the late
Senator Hearst of California took place
recently. Fair prices were realized.
The largest sum paid was for Tourna
ment, who was bought by Foxhall
Keene for $33,500., , .Among the other
prices were $3,351) tor Rhono, $4,100 for
Ballarat, $1,200 for Sir Launcelot and
$2,800 for Miss Belle.
Newark (N. J.) 1xlge of Elks met the
other night in that city and heard the
report of the committee intrusted with
the investigation of the charges against
John L. Sullivan, who was elected a
member of the lodge last year. The
committee sustains Sullivan, and says
that Hadden's charges against him con
sisted only of newspaper clippings,. It
is understood t hat llauden proposed to
prefer or has already preferred charges
against the Newark Lodge for electing
Sullivan, and that he stigmatizes Sulli
van as being unfit to be an Elk. Nine
members of Newark Lodge, it is said,
have been appointed a committee to de
fend the lodge at Cincinnati.
Tho Illinois House Passes
an Anti-Trust Bill.
GRAIN CROP IN NORTHWEST.
The Molting Snows Put Many of tlie
Streams That Flow Into the
Rio Grande Bank Full.
The Illinois IIoumc has passed an anti
In Elgin, III., saloon licenses have just
liecn tixed at $ 1 , ski, an advance of f'j(K)
over the previous year.
A decision of the Treasury Department
is to the effect that liccs are animals for
the purpose of levying duty.
I'eports from all sections in the North
western States show the grain crop to 1
in a very flattering condition.
Divers are searching for springs in the
bed of the Delaware river in order to
supply Camden with fresh water.
It is reported that there is a greater
acreage of wheat in the Northwest Ter
litory this season than ever liefore.
A monument is to Is- erected to the
memory of the victims of the flood at
Johnstown, Pa. It will cost $1,5(XI.
The May disbursement in New Yolk
for State, count valid municipal and gov
ernment are estimated at $:l.'),0iM),(MX).
A safe used in the Castle Garden otlice
of the New York immigration authori
ties was sold at public auction the other
day, and brought $1.
The Secretary of the Interior within a
few days will appoint an agent to super
intend' experimental irrigation in Ari
zona, Montana and Nevada.
According to charges made against
certain active workers in the Scranton
City Council $:IX) is the current quota
tion for a vote in that bod v.
The melting snows have put many of
the streams that flow into the Rio
Grande bank full, and the Imrdering
owlamlsure covered w ith water.
The Jtmnml Finance savs that the
dividends which the sugar trust is prom
ising for Julv will lie 7 per cent, on the
common and 10 per cent, on the pre
A lighted cigarette carelessly thrown
into a ni e of hav caused a lire that de
stroyed the stables of the Austin (Tex.)
Street Car Company, together with
twenty-two cars and thirty-four mules.
The United States Marshal has sent
deputies to Coomescow ie district, Cher
okee Nation, to make wholesale arrests
of the negroes who oblructed the In
dian olhcers. Serious difficulty is antic
ipated. A movement in its incipiency in Vir
ginia has for its object the removal from
Baltimore to Richmond of the liody of
the late General Joseph E. Johnston.
The illustrious Confederate was a Vir
The Secretary of the Treasury has had
a careful examination made of the custom-houses
in the chief seawuts, and
thinks that an appreciable saving can be
made by cutting off' a numlier of offices
that are not indispensable.
The Prescott National Bank of Lowell,
Mass., has placed an attachment on the
property of General Butler for $12,000.
The money consideration was given
alxmt four years ago on a personal note,
which the bank discounted.
Ex-Surgeon-General Hammond has
begun suit against the New York World's
Washington correspondent, the said cor
respondent having stated that Dr. Ham
mond had charged Mrs. Stanford $5,000
for removing a wen from her head.
Articles of incorporation have been
filed in Columbus for a long-distance tel
ephone company for the purpose of con
structing and operating lines from Cin
cinnati to Cleveland, Detroit, Buffalo,
New York and other Eastern cities.
Hon. Thomas L.Waller, Vice-President
of the National World's Fair Com
mission, has been declared Chief of the
Department of Foreign Affairs, head
quarters to be in London, with branch
bureaus in other European capitals.
The New York Lumber Trade Associa
tion, representing all the big lumber
dealers in the city, decided not to de
liver lumber to any building in the city
until the boycott which the lumber han
dlers have "put on Charles L. Bucki &
Co. is raised.
The Financier notes that out of a total
of 3,507 national banks which reported
to tlie Controller of the Currency their
condition last October 209 have each a
surplus and undivided profits equal to or
exceeding its capital. That is alxmt 7)6
per cent, of the entire number.
The appointment of Walter S. Max
well of California Chief of the Horti
cultural Department of the World's Fair
lias been referred to a special committee
of the directory to investigate the charges
of incompetency preferred against him
and to report at tlie next meeting.
At New Orleans the grand jury replied
to the recent letter of the Italian Consul
Corte, saying : "We find the tenor of
your communication not consistent with
the official dignity of this body, and we
are therefore constrained to return the
document without further comment."
The suit in the United States Court at
Philadelphia against Patton & Co. to re
cover additional duties on imported wool
has ended in a verdict in favor of the
government. The jury held that the
wool in question was broken up m hug-
land for the purpose of evading the
higher duty in this country.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
lil lot Aiiil Our Invitation In I'artli
I put In tlii. World' Fair.
It is said at the Stale Department that
there has been no suggest ion of arbitra
tion of the difficulties between Italy and
the United States, growing out of the
New Orleans tragedy, as reported In a
dispatch from Rome. Arbitration is the
lust resort after diplomacy has failed,
ami as Secretary Blaine promised to con
sider the claims for indemnity, it cannot
be held the diplomatic stage lias passed.
The llcimrtmi'tit of State has heen of
ficially informed of the acceptance by the
government of China of the invitation
lit participate in the World's Columbian
Exposition. Denby. the United States
Minister, writes uieks date of April I to
the Secretary of (State, saying the Prince
and Ministers mi'iested that the Secre
tary of State shall we that space is re
served at Chicago for the exhibit of the
Chinese government. A communication
from the Chinese foreign office to Minis
ter iH'iiby says: "The Emperor has not
deputed official representatives to the
expositions held in foreign countries of
recent years; hut, having now received
kindly sentiments from the United States
government, the Prince and Ministers
have the hoir " to state action will be
taken in the p.-emises, as formerly men
tioned, and no time will m lost in noti
The Judge Advocate General of the
navy completed the review of the pro
ceedings of the court-martial in the case
of Lieutenant-Commander (ieorge A.
Bickuell, the officer tried at New York
on a charge connected with the disaster
to the Galena and Nina, and the papers
are now ready for the action of the Sec
retary. It is now positively known that
Lieutenant-Commander Bicknell was
found guilty of the charge of negligence
and received a sentence to susjiension
from lus rank and duty for the period of
one year. The friends of Bicknell, who
think his previous good record ought to
count for something, are endeavoring to
secure a mitigation, but it is doubtful if
their efforts will be successful. Since
Bicknell has been convicted for the dis
aster of the Galena and the Nina, it is
expected that Lieutenant-Commander
Lyon w ill now lie tried tor the loss ol the
tug Triana. The proi-eedings of the
court of inquiry in his case were re
ceived some time ago, but action upon
them was deferred until the result ot
the Bicknell trial reached the depart
Kmpernr William In a Speech at II nun
Juntlnetl NtiKlenU' Duel..
Natalie says she will not voluntarily
Valparaiso is terrorized by secret as
The Manipuris, it is stated, have
yielded to the British in India.
The Prince of Wales is said to owe $1,-
500,000 to trades people.
The frontier towns of Germany and
France are swarming with spies.
Rotterdam is to have a great exhibi
tion of toys under royal patronage.
The Prussian Diet voted 105,000 marks
for the Koch Institute notwithstanding
The census of FVance shows an increase
in population of 108,000 yearly, as com
pared with an increase of 435,000 yearly
The Jews at Corfu are in constant
danger of their lives. All the synagogues
are closed, and the Jewish quarters are
constantly threatened by incendiaries.
The Russian Minister of Finance has
decided to permit to remain the 300,000,
000 rubles in gold deposited in the for
eign banks. Paris houses hold half of
The decree suspending the expulsion
of the Jews at Moscow allows a year's
grace to Jews who do not own real prop
erty and two years' grace to those who
do own real property.
Rochefort in the Litraiwigeant has
blamed M. Isaacs, . Sub-Prefect of
Avesnes, for ordering the troops to fire
on the rioters at F'ourmies. The result
will be a duel between Isaacs and Roche
fort. Talking of the recent scandal develop
ments with a friend, Gladstone said
there was nothing exceptional in the
cases of the public men exposed; that
the importance of the cases lay in their
beihg symptomatic of social and moral
disease,requiring vigorous.united Christ
ian action to amend it.
The British government has raised the
wages of 1,000 laborers at Woolrich ar
senal a shilling a week. Some Liberals
claim that the object is to win the votes
of these men in a general election near
The Kaiser has given great offense to
the orthodox community by ordering
court chaplains to curtail the length of
their sermons, which in the future must
not exceed fifteen minutes, whatever
may be the occasion.
The census returns for Northampton
shire show that in the purely agricultural
districts there has been an average re
duction of 20 per cent., but in the man
ufacturing districts, where the shoe trade
is the staple industry, there has been an
increase of from 30 to 50 per cent., and
several of the larger villages have more
Sir Henry James has introduced a bill
in the British House of Commons ena
bling members to resign without resort
ing to the fiction of applying for the
stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds.
It has been judged as designed to enable
other culprits to sneak out silently, nnd
has got to be dubbed the "Parliament
blackguards relief bill."
In a speech at Bonn Emperor William
justified students' duels, saying they
were largely misunderstood by the pub
lic. The official report of the speech
closses over the references to this Dart of
1 the Emperor's remarks.
Prince Bismarck Issues
a Card of Thanks.
FESTIVAL TO SIGNOR CRISPI.
Austria'Proposes to Reduce Her Gar
riso .h in Provinces of Bosnia
American emigration agents swarm in
In Iondon they talk of providing ma
lic for laborers during dinn-.-r hour.
The cultivation of tobuirco has be. n
prohibited in Egypt by the Khedive.
An exhibition of fruit from Australia
is made in London, w hich is remarkable
for size and quality.
News received at the City of Mexico
from Honduras says the rebels of that
country have been disjersed.
English workingmen's clubs are in
creasing. The rooms contain billiards,
books and gymnasium apparatus.
A conspiracy to overthrow President
Rodriguez of Nicaragua has been discov
ered, and the leaders are in arrest.
Great P.ritain is likely to have another
war with the Boers in South Africa, and
troops are being sent to Bechuanaland.
Hon. John T. Brunne of the English
Parliament for Norwich has endowed a
chair of economic science in the Liver
Iool University with 10,000.
Work has lieen liegun in Columbia on
the railroad that is to connect the port
of Cartegena with the Magdalena river
about eighty miles aliove its mouth.
Englishmen, jealous of French ascend
ency, consequent on the Beyrout harbor,
the Damascus road and the Jaffa and Je
rusalem railway, are promoting a rail
way from Saida to I 'amascus.
In order to have them ready for a sud
den attack the German and French gar
risons near the frontier are aroused in
the middle of the night and made to
turn out with arms ready for battle.
The members of tlie various labor and
other associations in Palermo, Italv,
have decided to give a great festival in
honor of ex-Premier Crispi on May 28,
the anniversary of Garibaldi's entrance
A committee has been formed at Ham
burg to organize a festival in celebration
of the fourth centenary of the discovery
of America. All prominent persons in
the empire will be invited in addition to
representative Germans in America.
There is a great demand for Russian
sugar in Central Asia, especially in Per
sia, whither it is transported by way of
Batoum and Poti. This demand has
caused many large sugar factories in the
South to double their working capacity.
Austria proposes to reduce her garri
sons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the
troops in those provinces having suc
ceeded in destroying the bands of rob
bers that had their haunts in the mount
ains and forests of the Montenegrin
Duke Gunther, the Kaiser's brother-in-law,
is under a cloud for absence with
out leave from his regiment in Berlin.
The Kaiser, to whose knowledge the
matter came, has intimated to his rela
tive that lie must give strict attention to
his military duties.
An outbreak has occurred at Amapola,
Honduras, which proved successful to
the insurgents for only a few hours. The
government troops recaptured the garri
son, killed one oi the rebel leaders, Gen
eral Bardales, and inflicted great loss on
the body of the rebels.
Much excitement has len caused at
Valparaiso by an attempt to assassinate
the leading members of the Cabinet.
The persons engaged in the plot at
tempted to take the lives of the Minis
ters bv means of a bomb thrown at the
intended victims in the street.
The Queen Regent of Spain was ap
pointed umpire in the dispute betw een
Colombia and Venezuela over the bound
ary lines between those two Republics.
She establishes the boundary lines along
the rivers Orinoco, Atabapo and Negro,
which gives Colombia the whole of Coa
jiro.San Faustino and Aranco Territories.
Germany's Officers' Association has
raised a fund to help the 20,000 starving
weavers in Silesia. Cotton and wool
will be bought and placed in their hands
for manufacture into cloth. To discour
age the overcrowding of the industry
only professional weavers of more than
21 years will be assisted.
The Kaiser has given orders through
the Minister of Public Works that no
person shall be permitted to ride free on
the government railways unless actually
engaged in the service of the govern
ment, and that officials allowing any vio
lation of this rule shall be dismissed.
The appeal of the Italian government
to other European governments to unite
in demanding from the United States
protection for resident aliens is laughed
at in Berlin in view of the great increase
of Italian emigration to America. It is
believed that Germany will refuse to
take any part in such demand.
The workingmen of Geestemunde pro
pose to present a testimonial to Schmal
field, the Socialist shoemaker, in mem
ory of his championship of the Socialist
cause against Prince Bismarck in the re
cent election. Schmalfield has received
letters from all parts of Germany and
Europe congratulating him on the run
which he made against the ex-Chancellor.
The Papa fCrprt-l to llmvr l.oat a l.nrgm
Hum uf Mniirjr lnllillnif In Slock..
Joseph Pulitzer has subscribed $1,000
to the New York Greeley statue fund.
Memliers of his old mess at Fort Nio
brara, Neb., have presented the new
Brigadier-General, August V. Kautz.
with a magnificent uniform, sword and
A movement in its incipiency in Vir
ginia has for its object the removal from
Baltimore to Richmond of the Uxiy of
the late Joseph E. Johnston. The illus
trious Confederate was a Virginian born.
Ignatius Donnelly announces that
within a year he w ill publish a book
which will cause his bitterest opponents
to deny that they ever doubteu Bacon's
authorship to the Shakespearean plays.
It is said that Rev. J. W. Prootsman
of the Methodist Church, South, wh. tlie
author of the first thanksgiving procla
mation ever issued in the St. Jjuih dai
lies in Nove.iiher, 18o',i, during the ad
ministration of Governor Stewart.
A darghter of Congressman Breckin
ridge of Kentucky, having graduated
w ith honors at Wellesley several years
ago, has now taken up the study of law
in her father's otlice, having in tlie mean
time taught geometry and algebra in a
According to the Capitan Frarnm the
Pope lost recently 1,500,000 lire by spec
ulation in stocks! The report, however,
is to lie taken with several grains of salt.
It is known that, when Leo discovered
last year that his treasurer had risked
money in speculation, he ordered him
not to appear in his presence again.
Exhorter William F. Davis, who has
been forbidden to preach on Iioston Com
mon, remarks that, while he will oliey
the law, he must pronounce it an inva
sion of the God-given right. He holds
to the idea once advanced by the boy& of
Boston to the British soldiers w ho w ould
not let them skate upon the same piece
The late General Albert Pike of Wash
ington was perhaps better verstd in the
mysteries of ancient Freemasonry than
any other person in the world. His
translations from the Yedas filled seven
teen volumes of 1,000 pages each, all
carefullv written in a beautiful hand.
Generaf Pike used none but quill pens in
this writing, and carefully preserved
each one, the number probably reaching
Apropos of Phillips Brooks and his el
evation to the episcopate, it may lie
worth while to recall the witticism per
petrated at the great Bostonian's ex
pense by Henry Flanders upon the occa
sion some years ago when Dr. Brooks
was under consideration for a bishopric.
" Who is Phillips Brooks?" asked an in
nocent Philadelphian. " Oh," said Flan
ders, "he's an Episcopalian with lean
ings toward Christianity."
Harper' Weekly says : " Hon. Charles
Francis Adams, Jr.," who was for six
years President of the Union Pacific rail
road, is naturally a graduate of Harvard
and a thorough Boatonian. He has a
delightful home on Commonwealth ave
nue, but lives at Quincy, his birthplace,
during the summer. Having served his
country with distinction during the war,
he began the study of railroad law, anil
met with much success in its practice in
Senator George has the true look of a
Mississippi roustabout in his Fourth of
July clothes. There is nothing of the
dude about the big, hearty and careless
man, whose garments tit him as if he
had been measured with a two-foot rule
and the tailor had shaped them out with
a cross-cut saw. He is just the sort of
farmer-like old fellow whom you would
expect to meet at a cross-road grocery
dickering about the price of molasses or
the weight of a prize hog.
Countess Widenbruck, a wealthy Aus
trian lady, has sold one of her estates in
Karnthen, the old castle of Tanzenberg,
which was built in the fifteenth century
by the Archbishop of Salzburg. This
prelate was a man of quaint and curious
fancies, and after pondering long and
gravely as to what should be unique feat
ure of his castle he determined to make
it a kind of perpetual almanac by giving
it as many gates as the year has months,
as many rooms as the year has weeks
and as many windows as the year has
CRIME AND CRIMINALS.
A Nephew of General Rogeranc Held lu
91,000 Bonils for Alleged Larceny.
Judge Marshall of Chippewa Falls,
Wis., has sentenced Sever Serley, Chip
pewa county's defaulting Treasurer, to
tour years in the penitentiary.
Robert McGregor, the young railroad
employe who stabbed and killed Estill
Samuels, a waiter in a restaurant at Oak
land mole, Cal., a few months ago, has
been acquitted of the charge of murder.
George F. Chism, bookkeeper of the
Albany Casket Company, was arrested
in Albany, N. , the other day with $1,
600 of the firm's money in his possession
as he was about to take a train for Mon
treal. A. J. Krnse of Bellefonte, Pa., who
was expelled from the Naval Academy
for refusing to divulge the names of a
party whom he found hazing a compan
ion, has been readmitted through ap
pointment by Congressman Kribbs.
Some indignant citizens of Marion
county, Ark., a few days ago seized two
Mormon Elders, who were canvassing
for converts, and after giving them se
vere floggings rode them two miles to
the county line on rails and drove them
A horse thief who had been captured
by a Texas Constable overpowered the
latter while on the way to jail, hand-,
cuffed him to a wire fence, robbed him
of $140, traded hats with him, took his
horse, wished him good-day and rode
I away W8nely.