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13
Month
June
Year
1879
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Public Domain
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A dispatch from Colusa, Cal., says that N. L. SquireB, convicted of murder in the first degrec, cut his throat with a razor. His wiLe took the razor to him. Gen. Cary, Gen. Sherwood, and other gentlemen who participated in the Greenback convention held a meeting in the evening, at wbich flpeeches were made denouncing the action of that convention. A resolution was adopted to issue a cali for anofcher convention, to meet at Toledo, June 17, to nominate a new ticket. Wednesday cvening Pardee Hall, one of the Lafayette College buildings at Easton, Penn., was discovered on fire. Owing to the scarcity oL water the effortB of citizens and firemen were unavailing, and at midnight the building was completely gutted. lt was erected a few years ago at a cost of $225,000, donated by A. Pardee, and the iixtures cost $75,000. Loss almost total. The eitensive variety establishment of S. Barnum & Bons at Buffalo, burned Wednesday nicht, Losa probably f0,000. Insurance aoo,ooo. The Ohio Democratie State Convention assembled in the Opera House at Columbus, at ten o'clock Wednesday. The full ticket nominated is as f ollows : For Oovernor- Thomas Ewing, of Fairfield. For Lieutenant Governor - A. V. iiice, of PutnamJ For Trcasurer - Anthony Howella, of St.irk. For Auditor- Charles lteemelm, of Hamilton. For Judge of Supreme Court- W. J. Gilmore, of Preble. For Attorney-General - I sai ah I'illars, of Allen. For Member of lioard of Public Works - Patrick O'Marah, Cuyahoga. The State Greenback Convention, of Ohio, aissembled in the city Hall at Columbus at 10 o'clock, Wednesday. The following ticket was nominated, For Governor - Gen. A. Saunders Piatt, of Logan. Jjieutcnant Governor - Hugo l'reyer, of Stark. Auditor - Andrew Hoy, of Jackson. Treasurer - Charles Jenkins, of Mahonin'. Supreme Judge - A. M. Jackson, of Cuyahoga. Attorney General - James C. Croghan, of Hocking. Member of the Board of Public Works - Geo. Platt, of Hamilton. Gen. Cary, Gen. Sherwood and other gentlemen who participated in the Greenback convention held a meeting in the evening, at which speeches were made denouncing trie actiou of that conveution. A resolution was adopted to issue a cali for another convention, to meet at Toledo, June 17, to nomínate a new ticket. The Canadian order in council prohibiting the importation and introduction of American cattle, has been extended to the 6th of September next. By an explosión of a boiler at Bryan's brick yard, at Freedom, Pa., Thursday, John Bryan and Frank Matheny were instantly killed, Jno. Powell and Frank Bryan fatally, and D. Grim, W. Erwin and Joseph McDermott seriously injured. Low water caused the accident. A tramp attacked the widow of farmer Winegar, near Millerton, Dutchess county, N. Y., Thursday. Sho was bo frighteued that sho died instantly. She was between 60 and 70 years of age. The jury in the state against the janitor of Cleveland homeopathie medical college and members of the faculty, indicted for unlawf ully concealing ihe body of the late Edwin French, Esq., rendered a verdict of guilty as to the janitor and Drs J. Edward Smith and N. Schneider. The latter is the dean of the college faculty. The other defendants were acquitted. The unveiling of two monument erectod to the memory of the Confedérate dead took phve Friday afternoon at Stonewall Cemetery, at Winchester, Va. The processiou was large and marshalled by Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, who was repeatedly cheered along the line of march. The monument, erected by the ladies, bearg the following inscription: "In the memory of 398 Virginia soldiers, lying under this ground, who feil in defense of constitutional liberty and the sovereignty of their state, from 1861 to 1865." The graves were decorated with fiowers and evergreens and marked by flags of the Southern Btates. The Confedérate flag was also displayed, but in the adjoining naticnal cemetery the national flag was flying. The speaker's stand was draped with the Confedérate colors, white and red, with mournin? stripes. The town was lively with soldiers and other visitors, and 1j.-ui.1k in various places played "My Maryland" and -Dixie." Jeff. Davis was not present, private engagements preventing bis atten dance. Information received by the Indian Bureau from Fort Belknap states that 800 lodgea of Sitting Bull's Indiana are reported south of the British line. They have not as yet committed any act of direct hostility. Saturday afternoon two messengers having in charge a package containing between $9,000 and $10,000 which they were carrying rom the office of the Illinois Central to the bank of the Mechanica' Loan and Trust Company in Chicago, were met by two strangers who threw pepper in their eyes, nnocked them down and made off with the money. A large number of spectators were on the street at the time but no one interfered. The Lawrence House at Burlington, Iowa, burned Saturday. The guests were compelled to escape from the upper atories by ladders. Kern, conductor on the Michigan Central, feil from the fourth story to the sidewalk receiving fatal injuries. Lobs $45,000; half insured. The robbers who boldly seized from the Illinois Central Kailroad messenger $10,000, on Saturday alternoon, and who successfully eludrd pursuit for a long time, were captured Monday afternoon by detectives. They are tbree well-known thieves - James Colon, Jas. Gillen and Mike Crowley. Part of the money was recovered. A riot took place Monday afternoon at McIntosh, Liberty coimty, Ga., a station on the Atlantic and Gulf llailroad, between a party of negro excursionista írom Bryan county and tnose belonging to the place, Beveral were fatally wounded. A severe hail storm passed over Topeka, Kansas, during Monday afternoon, doing considerable damage. The strip of country injured wasabout a mile wide. Hogs, chickens, etc., were killed and the crops badly cut up. Andrew Stuart & Co., bankers and exporters 34 Pine street, New York, made an assignment Monday to S. Warren Greene without preference. The failure is the result of the failure of David Stuart & Co., of England. The liabilitic are estimated at from $100,000 to $150,000. Assets pot known.

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