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MARIETTA DAILY LEADER
BOBQB U. COOKU,
JOHH W. LAtiBLRT
FvbUshea every day xcept Sunday, at tbe
Leader llullillug, l'utnam Streot and
Wo will consider It a groat favor If
subscribe wilt report any failure
to BOt their Loader, orany careless
neas on tho part of the carrier.
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tho carriers unless the carrier
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FRIDAY, JUNE 36, 1800
Of tlio United Statu.
For Vice President
OAltnnTT A. HOUAKT,
Ol New Jersey.
Republican htuto Ticket
For Secretary ot Stat".
CHARLba KINN& V, of Scioto Co
For Judge ot the Mipreme Court,
MAIISUAI.LJ. WILLIAMS, or Fajette Co,
For Food and Pilry Commissioner.
For Member Boirrt or Public Works.
FRANK A. HUFFMAN, ol Van Wert Co
For Congre, 15ih District.
H. C. VAN VOOKHH, of Musklnnum Co.
For Probate Juc"ge,
D.R. ROOD, of Eelprc.
JOHN s. MCALLISTER, Fourth Ward.
W. A PATTERSON, of Waterlord
JOHN W. ATHEY, Marietta Township.
JOHN RANDOLPH, Wesley Towdsblp.
For Infirmary Director.
WM. SCHNAUFPER, Newport Towi 5n'p.
Tub Republicans of this Judicial
Circuit are to be congratulated upon
the nomination of Judge Hiram L.
Sibley at Portsmouth Wednesday. In
eighteen years service on the Common
Pleas Bench Judtre Sibley has secured
and retained the respect and esteem of
the liar of every county in which he
lias held court and his ability is uni
The district is so largely Republican
that his nomination assures him an
election. That he will fill the position
ably and honorably is a foregone con
clusion. Tun Leader was deprived of an im
portant item of news Thursday morn
ing by the stupidity (or something
else) of tho Western Union. The mes
sage was recciycdat8.54 on Wednesday
evening by the operator at the main
office in the Colonial building, and
though directed to the night operator
at the Union Depot, was not delivered
until 7:30 Thursday morning. It bore
the news of Judge Sibley's nomination
at Portsmouth and was inquired for at
the Union Depot office by the Leader
several times during tho night.
The blunder is very aggravating and
the possibility of its occurrence shows
the poor condition of tho Western
Union service in this city. In tele
graph facilities we are far behind other
towns of equal size where there is com
petition. The Leader is not the only
complainant, as the general public has
been forced to the opinion long ago
that the service accorded them is very
"bad. We regret to place ourselves in
the ranks of kickers, but the abomina
ble treatment of Wednesday night
leads us to remark publicly that the
Western Union here needs some
Jud?e Sibley Nominated.
The Convention at Portsmouth made
no mistake in naming Judge Sibley for
Circuit Judge. The delegates separat
ed in the best of spirits, after eiehty
ballots distiibuted among eight candi
dates, and after making Judge Sibley
the unanimous choice of the Conven
tion. On the road home a good deal of
-hilarity was indulged in and some
Jiorse play. Judge Sibley wore a long
linen duster; none of your off color af
fairs, but a regular old fashioned
"brown linen which had been washed
until it was white. It reached to his
heels. Some of the Athens delegation
said no candidate for the Circuit bench
should wear such a garment as that
with impunity, so a lot of them made a
dive for the Judgp, and notwithstand
ing the resistance of the Judge and the
members of the Marietta delegation,
including such heavy weights as I. R.
Rose, C. S. Dana, R. L. Nye, W. B. Mc
Oill, L. E. McVay, W. P. Dye and S. J.
Hathaway, the Athens fellows got the
coat and handed it to general Grosyen
or, who threw it out of the car window.
S. J. H.
Demented Mun Miming.
Parkersburg, W. Va., June 24 A
young man named Charles Bush, whose
family reside at Lowell, Ohio, was sent
here Tuesday night in chaige of the
conductor of a Cincinnati train. Hush
suddenly became doraented at Cincin
nati, and his friends intended to send
him home. He was put off here in the
night, and lias disappeared. His rela
tives are here looking for him, but no
clew can be found, and it is feared he
has drowned himself in the Ohio River.
A Wild .Steward.
Parkersburg, W. Va., June iM. To
night a man suddenly attacked Wharf
master Joseph Good in a ferocious man
ner, biting his hand and shoulder be
fore the wbarfraaster could release
himself. Then ho ran onto tho steam
er Ruth, rushed up into the pilot house,
rang tho bells, and backed tho bout,
breaking the lines, and creating great
conbtornation. The police finally con
quered the fellow, and took him toj
jolL Ho proved to bo Joseph Jolly,
who is steward on the boat Woods.
Is the East End of tho County by
the Terrific Storm.
Many Buildings Swpt Away on Mo,s
Run, Fifteen and Eight Mile.
Detulll of the 1'enrrul Storm of Wcilnos-
dny Kicnlnc No r.itulltlc but
Miinv Narrow Kcneg and
The dotallR of tho Rroat storm of Wed
nesday evening, noted In yesterday's
Leader, bogan coming in early Thurs
day morning, and each mud bespattor
ed traveler ltom tho stricken section
told a thrilling story of destitution
wrought by tho olements Tho
Little Muskingum and its tilbutar
los sullorod tho most damage, and from
a short dlstanco abovo lis mouth, there
s scarcely a britlgo standing. Travollne;
is extremely dillicuit ana livnruous,
and nlmost Impossible, but enough in
formation lias been received to indiiuto
that the loss in arious parts of the
county will roaeh,up into si. llguios.
The wreckago of fences, buildings,
household fuinituro, oil riRs, and other
debris, continued to pass down the Ohio
all night, and mutely told tho story of
the almost instantaneous destitution of
the fi aits of years of labor.
At Fifteen and Moss Run tho demor
alisation was complete. Tho now Bap
tist church ar Kifteon was uariled oil.
A score of siiiaU buildings sutlered,
somo of them being swopt out of exist
ence. The residences of the Hoslop
Brothers, and the ileslop postollice
building, are amoiigthet'isappearances.
Four stores in the little valley aro re
ported destroyed, being thoso of Isaac
McCowan, P. Stegner, Heslop Bros., and
Along tho Little Muskingum the de
stination was not so gieat, tho lnrgpr
stream having a greater capacity for
carrying oil tho rapidly Using waters.
A barge of coal belonging to Roeser
it Downing, was sun':, and a large num
ber oflogs belonging to Captain C. A.
Miller, wore can led away. Other own
ers of lumborin theneigulorhood cf the
stream, also sutlered to more or loss
Tuo oilice of Dr. J. W. Ward at Arch
ei'sFoik, was carried away by tho an
gry Hood, together with all his books
and papers. Other losers in the same
neighborhood aio Thomas Luddington.
Jacob Davis, Joshua Goodman, George
Duchor, and James Courtney. All lost
their houses except Courtney, whoso
household goods only were destroyed.
Along the Ohio River road from St.
Marys to Slsteisvillo, the rrin fell in
sheets, and dry ravines became in a
moment raging torrents. A half dozen
tiestles were swept away, anu tralllc
on that part of the road w ill bo suspend
ed for several days. The railroad com
pany chartered a steamboat Thuisday
for the pttrposo of canying passengers
and mail. Back of St. Marys, somo fa
talities aro reported, bnt no dcliuito par
ticulars can bo obtained.
Tho Buckeve Pipo Lino Company suf
fered breaks of their main lino, and mi
nor l'nes in every direction, compelling
them to shut down the pumps entirely.
At Hills' postollice also a number of
buildings are reported destroyed.
The C. fc M. Railway was badly de
moralized, and the southbound evening
passenger train did not reach this city
until late in the day Thursday. Their
damages, however, aro in no seuso as
serious as thoso of tho Ohio River road,
Tho Muskingum valloy as far up as
Stockport also felt the lorce of the
storm, which was the most terrible In
tho valley's history, tho' the destruction
was comparatively Httlo. The ,. & O.
had a number of nasty landslides, but
their trains came through Thursday
with little delay.
Up the Little Muskingum a groat
quantity of stock, farm products, and
Implements, vvoro hurled aw ay by tho
fierce Hood, Tho damage to crops every
where Is incalculable, tho growing
products of the soason's labor be
ing swept from existence by tho mighty
torents. The loss will icach into the
hundreds of thousands, and will never
be known with any degree of certainty.
So far as known no fatalities occured
anywhere noar this city, hundreds of
disquieting rumors to the contrary not
withstanding. Many oil men wore
M-.ittorcd through the stricken section,
howevor, and not uiitli all aro hoard
from, will their friends bo entirely frco
The storm wassoyorestthrourh I'ieas
ants, Wetel, and Marshall counties.
Willow Island Creek rose very rapidly
and ovorllowed tho low lands, carrying
out crops and brldgos. One or two
houses woro destroyed, and a baro ol
oil material was upsot In tho Ohio at
the mouth of tho creek.
The Indian Creek field was a ragi'ug
torront. Houses and dorrlcksvvero de
stroyed, stock and crops Rvvopt away,
and it Is roportod that tlirco porsons
SevnrBl other creeks in Tyler and
iMarsliall contlos broke loose, and did
a great donl of dnmaKo.
Special to tho DAH.T Lkadko, ;
The vnlloys on all creeks lr. tho vicin
ity of Pawpaw Creek aro ono complete
vvrook. All crops are dostroyod oxqept
corn that was not Jointed, covered up,
or washed out. Thoro has not been
such a great washout sinco August, 1875.
In the Oil Field-
Pittsburg, Juno 2.!. Tho turablo of
the credit balance market today from
1 '-'0 to SI. 18 came in the nature of a
surprise to many producers. The feel
ing seemed to bo that it would go the''
other way and a good many producers
have been holding their credit balances
for an advance.
rm: i iiKi.tt wi.i.i.
The most talked of well today was
the Bigelow, Adams & Co. gusher, on
the Roseubery farm, west of Parker, in
Butler county. The fact that the well
started to ilow at tho rate of SO barrels
an hour when tlio rods wero pulled
Monday morning, and its keeping up
through the day, was a gteat surprise
and increased tho excitement in that
locality. Some of those who failed to
get in eaily are paying big money for
anything that is to be had. One opei;
ator paid $400 for a quarter interest in
a ten aero lot, located within 1,000 feet
of the Roseubery farm well. There are
seven rigs building in the vicinity of
the gusher, two of them on the Roson
bery, one on the O'Donnell, one on tho
Risch, one on the Pierce and one on
the Grant farm. Other locations have
been made and the .rigs wi 1 be built
and the wells started at once Those
familiar with the field say there is
room for quite a good sied pool u that
In the Buttercup district, in Butler
county, Walker & Company's new well
on the Cupps farm is in the hundred
foot, and How ing at the rate of 5 bar
rels an hour.
At Red Bank station, on the Alle
gheny Valley rni'-oad, a test well has
been drilled into the sand and is pto
nounced a duster. It will probably be
drilled to the lower sands
At Glenfield, the Forest Oil company's
No.:!, Rippey, !s making CObairelsa
day, and Nos 4 and 5 will bo due this
week. Tho same company's No. 1,
Brady, at Mt. Nebo,. is drilling in the
top of the sand. No. 0, Fulton, in the
Gold field, is due iu the sand.
Dlill.I.lNO IOUT.TII SVMH.ItS
The United States Oil company and
Forst have made a location on the Mc
Dowell farm, at Coffey Station, Wash
ington county. This location 's 800
feet east and south of the well drilled
in on the same farm by Washington
parties last Sunday, and Is now produc
ing !!0 barrels a day.
This new fourth sand development,
or rather new extension, is becoming
quite a prominent factor as regaids
operation1-. The wells are not' large
but are very good stayers,
The Leonard &, Company well on the
Lee farm, at Woodville, is something
of an enigma. It has 1,500 feet of fluid
in the holo, but it has not gas enough
to make it How.
At Murdocksyille, P. M. Smith Jfc
Company are in the sand on the Acbel
son farm and the Forest Oil company
is down 1,:;r0 feet on the John Wi'son
farm with its No. 4. Dunlap, No. !!, is
drilling at 1,150 feet. The same com
pany shot its No. 3, A. Coventry, and
iucreued its production from 3 to 50
barrels a day.
The Kanawha Oil company is drill
ing at 3rj feet in the sand at its No. G,
Anthony Smith, and has no show; it
may find the pay when drilled deeper.
The gushers are holding up well in
the Bullman pooh The Devonian Oil
company's No 4, Staley, and No. '.',
Bullman, are producing 40 and 30 bar
rels an hour, respectively.
The Kanawha Oil company's No. 8,
Griffin, is holding up at 45 barrels an
The South Penn Oil company has
drilled in a Bij Injun gasscr on the
Wells farm, on Buck Run, located east
The Hartman Oil company is drilling
on the Richards farm, on the west side
of the belt.
The Rock Oil company has drilled in
its test on the Brooks farm, located on
ly 100 feet north of the Stewart & Com
pany well, on tho Dyo farm, across
from Raven Rock, on Sheets Run,
Washington county, and has a duster.
This, is a very black eye for that field,
and holders of territory will probably
go a little slow In starting new work.
The Brooks farm venture should haye
made some sort of a well There is
enough work under way in all dilu
tions from the Dye producer to show
in a short time whether it is a freak as
some have classed it
Four miles northwest of Slstersville,
on the Ohio side, the Carter Oil com
pany and Clint Moore have drilled in a
S or 10 barrel well on the John Smith
The market was down to $1.15 Thurs
day, Corning $1.05.
The Riley No. 'Ji at "Cutler is in and
shows up for, a vyejl equally as good as
the iNo. 1, which created so .much ex
citement a few weeks ago. It is a few
hundred feet south ot the No. L .
SIBLEY WALKED INt
After KlRlity Itntloti Ilnd Ueeii Taken nt
tlio 1'ortmiiUHth Judicial Convention
Special to the daily Lkader.
PoiiTSViourn, O, Juno 2 1. Judge.
Hiram L Sibley, qf Marietta, was nom
inated ou tho eightieth ballot as the
Republican ctndlduto for Circuit Judge
in this district (ion. W. 11. Wiggins,
of Ross County, called the couventlon
to order und announced the temporary
oiganiatlon to bo ISluicr O. Powell, of
Jackson, Chairman; Will H. Iluntloy,
of Pomeroy, Secretary, and 0. W. Rey
nolds, of Lawrence, assistant Secretary.
Tho convention got down to business
at onco by inuklog the temporary or-
gauiattou permanent und dispensing
with all committees savo the one on
rules. L. M. Jcwett, of Athens, was
put in nomination
iiv onNi'.itu. nnosvK.vojt;
Judge Louden, of Brown, by G. Bam
bach; Dayid W. Jones, of Uallta, was
nominated by Mayor Ross Mauch, of
y , N-K'"- Wi s
II I It AM I BIIILIIY.
Gallipolis; Judge Cyrus Newby, of
Highland, vvab presented by Irwin
Smith, of Hillsboro, and S. D. Vickers,
of Logan, put Judge Bright in nomina
tion. The speech of tho convention was
made by Al. Douglass, 'of Chillicothe,
in nominating Judge Clark. It was
one of the most eloquent ever heard in
convention here Judge Searle nomi
nated Judge Dever, of Scioto, and Col
onel R. L. Nye nominated Judere Sib
ley, of Marietta. Silver and Democra
cy were soundly drubbed between
After taking 00 ballots tho conven
tion, to nominate a Judge for this cir
cuit, adjourned to 7 o'clock. ,
The nomination came unexpectedly,
and was a stampede caused by the fear
that Judge Clark was to get the goods
The final ballot stai ted with Athens
County, General Gioiyenor announcing
the nine votes for Uailc. Clark ran up
to S4 votes,
WHi:X TUB 1IIIKAK CAVIG.
Meigs County asked leave to change
her seven votes from Dever to Sibley,
Law lence county followed with eight
votes, and then Scioto changed her
nine to Sibley. It was a rush to get in
after th's, and the convention was sud
denly transformed to a howling mob.
Judge Sibley's nomination was made
unanimous upon motion of C. T. Rey
nolds, of Lawronce. Judge Sibley is 55
years of age, and has been on the Com
mon Tleas bench for 18 years. He is
spokrn of highly ns a Judge, and the
nomination gives general satisfaction.
Tho Fourth Judicial Circuit is over
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BEAD FIELD BEOTTLAT0B CO., Atlanta, da.
BOLD BY .ALL Sld'OOISTS.
Ride a Bicycle? If you do let it bo
the best, that Is the
Wo are the exclusive agents for this
magnificent wheel. Wo want every
bpdy in Marietta to co it and its good
qualities. It will give us pleasure to
bhowlt to you,
Wheels to Rent.
HAGAN & SGHAD,
Opposite Union Depot,
Telephone 1 18. 329 Second street.
buying of us now and no mistake.
We MUST have more room, MUST
HAVE, for We have bought the largest stock
for Fall and Winter ever
experience, so the Odd
we nqw have on hand
fire sale nor fake 'closing-out' sale, it's.simply
making way down prices on goods we MUST
dispose of. Just received 168 suits closed out
from a manufacturer for CASH that we can
afford to sell at about half the regular price.
Comeand see if we do as we advertise. We
always have the goods and prices to back up
our advertisements. Never advertise a special
bargain, then when you come for itsay,"We
are just out. "Now DON'T WAIT if you need
anything at all in our
we can fit you. No trouble at all to show goods
and your money back if they don't suit. Don't
DON'T buy till you see us!
S. R. Van Metre & Oo.s
The Old Reliable Cash Clothiers.
Special Sale Sun Umbrellas.
Fast Black Silk Warp Serge, Paragon Frame,
Handsome assortment of Natural Stick Handles; cost
you in a regular way $1.50. We are going to give
you a pick of these for
ONE DOLLAR. . .
GREATEST BARGAINS EVER OFFERED
Jenvey & Allen,
Colonial Book Store,
The day we celebrate is at
irOTJRTII of JTJLY
e are prepared to help on the fun, and the noise.
FIREWORKS I FIREWORKS I
Candles, Rockets, Flower Pots, Wheels, &c, Crackers, great and
small, Torpedoes, Paper Caps.
Ked, White and Blue Paper for decorating, Flags, Plumes and
Festoons. Large assortment and low prices.
See the Hew McKinley Top; its a novelty and a spinner.
1 53 Colonial Block. Front St.
J. E. VANDERVOORT. C. E. GLINES.
Prepare for the Fruit Season!
Now is the time you will be wanting Fruit Jars, and wo have them
In abundance, at most reasonable prices. Call in early, so that when
you are in the midst of putting up fruit your jars will be at hand.
MRS. CHAS. W. HOLZ, 286 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio.
To Arrive Soon:
Buggies, Farm Wagons and
In the meantime if you want a Single Rig, como and give us special
order for it.
' NYE HARDWARE CO.,
170 Front.Str., SOLE AGENTS, Marietta, Olim-
, Is our great Slaugh
ter Sale. Well satisfied
customers are they who are
known in our business
Suits; Pants, etc., that
MUST GO. This is no
line, come NOW while
No. 108 Front
hand, the great and glorious