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MAHIETTA DAILY LEADER.
VOL. II: NO. 60
MARIETTA, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAKCH II, I89G.
PHICE OSTE OEN1
Killed in a Mine Explosion at
A Third Ono is Dying and Several Oth
ers Seriously Hurt.
A Spark From n Torch Dcops Into a Bnck-
etfnlof thoEiploslvo TlmDcnd Minors
Wero Blown Into Fragments Sor-
cral Others Woro Seriously Hurt.
Chattanooga, 'Tenn., March Vf.A.
tcrrlblo explosion ojf giant powder oc
curred at the Durman (Ga.) coal mine
on the side of Lookout mountain, 23
miles from Chattanooga, lato Saturday
afternoon, by which two men have lost
their lives and the third is dying. The
details of tho awful affair only reached
At the Durham mines a force of 400
Georgia convicts arc employed to mine
coal. Instead of digging coal with a
pick as in the ordinary southern coal
mines, powder is used almost exclusive
ly. Each convict miner is allowed 'a
certain amount of powder each day.
This supply willcnablo them to blast a
certain amount of coal and break it
ready for loading purposes.
Tho convicts have been stealing pow
der and blowing the coal into small
pieces. As a result they would have to
do less manual labor.
The three Negroes who had been
sent up for murder had stolen a bucket
ful of giant powder and cartridges,
weighing about 50 or 25 pounds, and
carried it to their room. While discuss
ing tho work in which thoy were
about to begin, a spark from
one of their torches "fell into tho
pail and instantly a great flame swept,
tho room," followed by a deafening re
port. The powder and cartridges had
exploded, tearing two of tho convicts
almost into fragments. Pieces of their
bodies were thrown in different direc
tions, whilo portions of their limbs
were thrown out of the door and into
the main entry. Tho third was burned
from the waist up, losing the sight of
' The concussion caused tho other men
in tho mine to go sprawling on tho
ground, many of them receiving seri
ous wounds. Ono man was knocked
down by a flying pick which struck him
in tho face. Thoy all thought their
time had come and that thoy were not
all killed is a miracle. As a rule
the coal mines in this section generate
gas. The explosion caused a general
Stir in the coal dust, and had the gas
Ignited and lighted tho coal dust, an
awful explosion, killing the 400 fm
prisoncd men, would certainly have
followed. Why this did not occur is
something which tho expert mine bosses
can not explain.
BLOOD MAY BE SHED.
Blacks and Whites at Fulton, Ky.,
Clash Arms Shipped.
PAducah, Ky., March 10. Mayor D.
A. Yeiser Monday night shipped to tho
city marshal in Fulton, pursuant to a
private telegram, 200 Winchester rifles
that were used here during tho Negro
riot, three years, ago. There is grave
fear of an uprising Monday night in
Fulton, if there has not already
been. Tho trouble was all caused
by a policeman who attempted
to arrest a Negro and had to knock him
In the head before he could do it. Tho
feeling in Fulton is very bitter between
tho whites and blacks and trouble is
feared. Tho authorities thero are try
ing to keep everything quiet and re
fuse to answor telegrams. It was ru
mored here Monday night that several
had been killed, but it could not be
At a lato hour news was recoived
from Fulton that all was quiet
Clothing,; Hats, Caps,
BUCKEYE , NEWS.
Raw and Interesting ITnppenlngs Within
Convicted of Bribery In tho rlmrmocy
Legislative Bill Jury tint All Night.
Columiius, O., March 10. Ex-Senator'
Abbott, of Morgan county, was found
guilty nt six a. m. by jury of bribery in
pharmacy legislative bill. Jury had
been out all night.
Judge Pugh's charge was very severo
against Abbott and when the cvidenco
was in, the case was generally regarded
as a weak one. The jury was out all
night and took 35 ballots before reach
ing a verdict. Senator Abbott was
found at tho Noil house aud taken to
court when tho jury was agreed. Ho
gavu bond for 81,000 pending a, motion
for a new trial.
Abbott introduced a bill to repeal tho
law requiriug druggists to stand an ex
amination iu pharmacy and is con
victed of soliciting a bribe from drug
gists to withdraw tho bill. The matter
was brought out in cx-Gov. Campbell's
speeches last fall. The crime is pun
ishable with from one to five years in
Burglnrs Load tho Safe, on it Ha ml Car and
Curry Them Away Cash nnd Watches
Cleveland, O., March 10. A speciaj
to tho Press from Bowling Green, 0,
says: A daring robbery was committed
early Tuesday morning in tho village
of Milton Center. The grocery store of
L. A. Dlcus and Learning's drug store
Tho burglars loaded the s.ifes on a
hand car, carried them about u mile in
to tho country where they were dyna
mited and nearly SI, 000 in cash se
cured, besides several gold watches.
It was probably the work o an organ
ized gang of robbers that has been
operating in Wood county, this being
tho third timo iu two months that the
village has been raided.
A Family Blto and Snap at r.uch Other
Portsmouth, O., March 10. John
Hunt's family, on Owl Creek, con
sisting of himself and six children,
nro all suffering from a peculiar
malady. In their rabid ilts they
bito nnd snap at each other like
dogs. Mr. Hunt, in a lucid moment,
explained that tho trouble camo upon
them Saturday after eating a hearty
meal of hog's meai they had, purchased
from a neighbor.
Ninth District Delegates. '
Toledo, O., March 10. Tho repub
lican convention for the Ninth con
gressional district met here Monday
afternoon and elected Gcorgo P. Kctch
am, of this city, and J. M. Longnccker,
of Delta, O., delegates to the St. Louis
convention and instructed them to vote
for McKinloy "until he is nominated."
Congressman J. H. Southward was re
nominated. J. C. Bonner, ex-aide-decamp
to Gov. McKinloy, was chosen
' Noted Ohio Abolitionist Dead.
Cleveland, 0., March 10. Dr. W. H.
Little, who was a noted Ohio abolition
ist beforo tho war and ono of tho
wealthiest of Cleveland's citizens, died
at his home Monday morning, aged 80
years. Ho conducted active operations
in Morgan county in the interests of
the underground railway and his ef
forts to freo runaway Negroes wero at
tended by many exciting events. He
made a fortuno in the real estato busi
Corner Stono Stolen.
Massillon, O., March 10. Tho corner
stono was removed from tho Reform
Lutheran church, near Navarre, nnd
tho contents stolen. Tho stono con
tained SI in currency, and was laid in
With this issue of the Leader we make our
as well as some cities in other States, and
Wo expect to open for inspection of the
desire to make the acquaintance of every man, woman and child in
MARCH 11TH, OUR GRAND OPENING WILL
It will bb a dating point. It will always bo, "just after' tho Buckeye Grand Opening." Tho flood of '84 will not bo in itl Make up your mind to visit our store. There will bo
Music, Souvenirs and a stock of goods that will charm with its splendor and beauty. Accommodating clerks will take pleasure in showing you every department, quoting value 1 and
. displaying qualities. We will not sell that day, but will simply bo at home not as merchants, but as hosts simply to entertain and become acquainted. To every visitor a hand
Eomo Souvenir will bo.given. Tho.invitation is given to ono and all. Wo trust the public will accept it with the sam- ilesin'o of coidiality in which it is given. The latch string is
out. Oome 1 . Don't forget the day, date and place. Concert ly Arnold's Orchestra, from 8 to 5 p. m. and from 7:80 to 10 p. m.
Inflicted by tho Spanish Soldiers
Peaceable Citizens by tho Dozen Shot
Down in Cold Blood.
Gen. Cauclla Deprived at His Command
Ilnvana Merchants, Folltlcnl Leaders
and UltUons Komonstrato Against
the Action of tho United States.
Havana, March 10. Merchants, po
litical leaders and citizens generally,
havo signed remonstrances against tho
action of the American congress in tho
matter of acknowledging tho rebels as
belligerents, nnd also against tho
speeches delivered iu the senato regard
ing'Capt. Gen. Wcylor.
Jose Gregorio Delgado, who was said
to havo been killed in h fight on tho
Morales estate, is not dead, but is se
Remarkablo 'quiet prevails in this
city, despite tho reports of what is be
ing dono in Spain and Washington. No
excitement is observable at tho hotels
or in the business districts. There is
some talk among the Spaniards of a
heated nature but no open manifesta
tions against Americans. ,
Reports havo been received of numer
ous small encounters in the different
provinces. Thero has been no engage
ment of sufficient importance to bo
called a battle.
Gen. Canclla was sent back tp Spain
by Weyler cither for having shot down
17 prisoners or for having reported "17
bodies ware found iu another part of
tho field," but the man who confessed
to his friends hero and probably to
Gen. Weyler with having killed 17 peo
ple in cold blood received no more se
vero punishment than being deprived
of his command.
When the horrible story of tho butch
ery of 17 peaceable citizens in tho ham
let of ljuatao was published in tho
United States and wired back hero,
Gen. Weyler announced that ho
would make a thorough examina
tion and would severely punish
whoever was responsible for tho
outrago if ono had been committed.
Two weeks havo gone by since the af
fair occurred and no officer has lost his
stripes. Guatao was so near Havana
that American correspondents suc
ceeded in demonstrating the nbsoluto
truth of tho story. Dozens of reports
of affairs similar in that unarmed citi
zens wero killed by Spanish troops havo
been received here, but tho authorities
havo placed obstacles in the way of cor-
respondents that it is impossible to
visit tho localities and establish the
facts. In a dozen of cases refugees
from towns whoro fights have
occurred btate that after tho
rebels aro driven away,"eitizens who
took no part wero shot down and
counted in tho official reports as dead
insurgents. The government officers
deny these stories, and whilo it is com
mon talk in Havana that certain affairs
wero butcheries, the correspondents
aro In most cases obliged to accept tho
Revenue Cutter to Bo Kept Basy.
Port Townsend, Wash., March 10.
It was learned here Monday that the
treasury department has issued orders
to fit out tind prepare for immediato
service all revenue, cuttors now on the
Pacific coast. It is believed to be 'the
intention of tho treasury department
toexerciso more vigilance during the
coming beason than heretofore, and to
prevent, if possible, the wholesale
slaughter of seals within tho protected
'A 'clirnslta Bank Falls.
Omaha, Neb., March 10. Tho Stato
bank of Moomflcld, at Bloomfield.Knox
county, Neb., closed its doors Monday.
No statement was obtainable.
most profound obeisance to the people of Marietta and vicinity. We
after a careful canvass, have decided that Marietta is si good place in
w,B wa 1
people of this vicinity one of the
Trunks, Valises and Gents' Furnishing Goods
- EVER SHOWN IN THIS
' Corner Front and Butler Streets,
HATTERS and FURNI-KKRS
HcrrcnNlcgol and Sontng Drowned.
IiF.nr.ix, March 10. Floods aro re
ported in tho Rhino, Saar and Nockar
rivers. At Froiborg, Baden, tho hered
itary grand duko, accompanied by
Councillor Slcgel nnd Director Sontag,
was watching tho work of salvago from
a bridge over the Trelsam river, when
the bridge collapsed. Herron Slegol
and Sontag wero drowned, but tho
grand duke was saved.
Illotons Students nt Salamanca.
Madrid, March 10. Tho students at
Salamanca paraded tho streets Mon
day, hooting and making other noisy
demonstrations against the United
States. Tho governor tried to pacify
them, but his efforts were in vain. Tho
crowd stoned the gendarmes and finally
dispersed them aftor they had burned
an American flag. During the riot
ous proceedings several porsons wero
Will Attend tho Kcnrlck Obsequies.
Bali rooms, March 10. Cardinal Gib
bons, accompanied by Rev. Father
Fletcher, of tho Cathedral, left on tho
limited express over the Baltimore &
Ohio for St. Louis Mondny afternoon.
His eminence will attend the obsequies
of tho lato Archbishop Kendrick which
will take place Wednesday.
Scholars Tear a Spanish Flag Into Shreds.
Llncoljt, Neb., March 10. Students
in the eighth grade of the Park school
Monday, at n pre-arranged signal, made
a rush for tho Spanish flag, which
hangs on the walls, pulled it down and
tore it into shreds. The teachers wero
hardly given timo to interpose objec
tions, eeu were thoy so disposed.
i Suicided by Hanging.
BrtooKViLi.E, O., March 10. Robert
Small, sr., of "Voorhecs, this county,
committed suicido Monday morning y
lmnging himself.with a half-inch rope.
He arose as usual, built the fires, and
went to tho stables to feed the horses.
He didn't return for breakfast, and his
little boy found him hanging. Ill
health is tho supposed cause. Ho
leaves a large family.
Beheaded by Ills Train.
Toledo, O., March 10. A special from
Fostoria, O., says that M. C. McLeah,
of Bellevue, engineer on , the Nickel
Plate, was beheaded by his train in tho
depot at Fostoria Tuesday morning.
He missed his footing while attempting
to light from tho cab. Ho leaves a
widow and thrco children.
Killed by n Kick.
Leiiaxox, O., March 10. Daniel Per
rine, ono of tho oldest residents of this
county, was instantly killed near hero
Monday afternoon. Mr. Pcrrinc had
been to Lebanon in company with his
grandson, and got out of his buggy to
fix his harness, when the horse kicked
him directly over the heart.
Mrs. Foster Celebrates.
Fostoria, O., March 10. Mrs. Laura
Foster, tho venerable mother of ex-Gov,
Charles Foster, celebrated her 93d
birthday Sunday. She is in the best of
health, and walked half a milo to tho
rosldcnco of her granddaughter, whero
a repast was spread in her honor.
Mahoning County Endorses McKinloy.
Younqbtown, O., March 10. At tho
Mahoning county republican conven
tion held Monday ringing resolutions
were adopted endorsing Wm. McKinloy
for tho presidency. Delegates wero
elected to tho stato convention and loft
for Columbus Monday evening.
Both Feet Amputated.
Spejtcekville, O., March 10. Tom
Coffee, a mechanic in a boiler shop at
Mendon, has been taken to a Dayton
hospital to havo both feet amputated.
Coffee had his feet frozen while on a rz
cent protracted spree.
A Bachelor's Shot.
Sandusky, O., March 10. I'resly T.
Bhuman, a bachelor of this city, aged
52 years, shot himself with suicidal in
tent Monday afternoon, and died Mon
day evening. Melancholia was tho
most complete and stylish stocks
A cream of tartar Halting 'Powder. HlgheBi
or all in leavening strength. Latttt Vnltea
statet Government Food Iteport.
HOVAL BAKINO POWDER CO., ICO Wall St.,N."i
II. nnd O. Employes' Hfclicf l'und.
Baltimore, March 10. .Judge Harlan
Monday bigned an order requiring the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co. to
show cause by' March 2!) why it should
not pay into court all the funds hold in
trust for the Baltimore and Ohio Em
ployes' Relief association, amounting
to something llko 8400,000, aild why a
now trustee should nqt be appointed.
It is alleged that tho company, instead
of investing the money for the benefit
of tho association, has turned it into
its own coffers and now accounts for it
with tho floating debt.
All Depends on Itccognltlon.
St. Louis, March 10. George Gomez,
a Cuban soldier and nephew of Gen.
Gomez, arrived here Monday. Ho is
liere to arouse interest in tho Cuban
cause. He said: "If tho United States
recognizes,! we will win. But wo will
lose nil wo have gained if they fail to
do this. Spain is sending additional
forces to Cuba every day. We could
meet this increnso if the United States
would recognize us as a republic."
Capt. Brabazun IScleused.
New Yoiik, March 10. Capt. Bra
bazon, tho commander of the alleged
Cuban filibustering steamer Bermuda,
who was arrested as a witness and who
is under 51,500 bail as a principal, was
discharged ns a witness Monday after
noon. He was before tho United States
grand jury and his discharge is regard
ed as indicative of tho fact that ho gavo
no evidence of value against the so
Manager MeVlcker's Funeral.
Chicago, March 10. Tho funeral
services over the renmins of the veteran
actor and manager, James II. McVicker,
was conducted at his late homo Tues
day morning, Rev. Dr. II. W. Thomas,
of tho People's church, which used Mc
Vicker's theater Sundays, being tho
A Howard for a Murdorcr.
Richmond, Va., March 10. Deputy
Sergt. Scott, who was shot by the Ne
gro prisoner Evans Saturday night at
Danville, is dead. Evans is still at
large. Tho governor has offered 8100
reward for his capture.
But Llttlo Business Transacted In the
Washington, March 10. After the
passage of several bills the house re
sumod consideration of the post office
appropriation bill. Without disposing
of the measure, the house, at 5:15 p. m.,
adjourned until Tuesday.
A Marshal Convicted of Manslaughter.
Ft. Smith, Ark., March 10. B. Mel
lon, a deputy United States marshal,
was convicted in tho federal court of
manslaughter for killing Henry Child
ers at Stomp Dance, near Tulsa, I. T.,
Gen. Booth, commander of tho Salva
tion army, arrived in London Monday
morning from India, where ho had
been visiting in the interest of tho
have visited u number of prosperous cities in this good State of ours,
which to do business. - - ? - -
Marietta, and to that
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
b. & o. s.w.
Depart S:0o a. m., 10:40 a. m., I'M r ni4:5
p. m., 7:00 p.m., li:25 p.m.
AnnrvE 3:05 a. m., 8:10 a. m,, 12:25, p. m., 4:85
p. m omo, p. m., 8:55 p. m.
T. & O.C. EX.
Leave 2.IB p. m., 0:00, 1:00 a.m
AimrvB 12:20, 7:33 p m. 7:15 a m
, C. &. M.
Leave , 0:25 a.m. 2:55 p. ra
arrive 11:15 a.m., 7:05 p. m
Leave , 6:20 a.m., 2:10 p. m
arrive 10:10 a.m., 5:55 p.m
O. R. It. It. (Eastern Timo.)
South 10:25, 2:to a.m.; 7:S6p.m
North 11:15 p.m.; 8:40, 7:28 a.m
( 944 &!
Teacher, soldier, manu-
factnrer and Senator.
Do you observe his necklie. Its
a popular stylo now and tho of
ferings of both the straight and
wido end forms, now visible with
us, cannot fail to afford great
pleasure to our visitors. Tho
ties however do not exclude tho
scarfs. Tho tastiest, loveliest lot
oyer opened here will,be on show
Saturday morning. See them in
our show window.
Gen. Ilaldlssera 'Will Bo Turnlshcd Troopsv
Rome, March 10. Tho prime minis
ter, Marquis Di Rudini, has telegraphed
to Gen. Baldissera, commander of tkei
Italian army in Abyssinia, giving him!
assurance that he will be furnished)
vifh all the troops that may be neces-l
sary to prosecute tho campaign ini
Africa to a successful issue. ,
For tho Bakers Protection.
Columiius, O., March 10. Represent-'
ativo Aker, of Preblo county, will intro-i
tluce a bill in the house requiring that
all bakeries shall bo well ventilated,
nnd limiting tho work of bakers to ten
hours a day. That bill was got up by
tho Cincinnati linkers' union.
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