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MARIETTA DAILY LEADER.
VOL.. II. NO. 1S2
MARIETTA, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1896.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Has Hoke Smith Resigned as
Secretary of the Interior
Now Being Asked in Washington, But
as Yet Unanswered.
It l Snlil the Selection of Union l'nrlnc
TCallrontl Director Vn n Direct Snub
Tlio Blatter Will Mo Settled In
a Very Short Time.
, Washington, July 80 One of the
most interesting unsolved problems in
Washington to-day is the question
whether Mr. Hoke Smith, of'Gcorgl.i,
has resigned or is about to resign us
secretary of the Interior. There is n
widely prevailing impression that the
president's notion Wcdnesdnyin se
lecting a West Virginia man at the re
quest of Postmaster General Wilson
for Union Pacific railroad director, an
oflice under the control of the interior
department was intended as a direct
snub to Secretary Smith, and was
meant to bo so regarded by him, espe
cially as thero docs not appear to have
been tiny pretense made by the presi
dent of asking tho advice of the secre
tary of tho interior on the matter.
Mr. Cleveland's known views against
tho freo coinage of silverware entirely
in accord with those expressed by his
secretary of tho interior in his recent
joint discussion with cx-Spoaltcr Crisp,
in Georgia. 15ut the fact that Mr.
Smith's newspaper, tho Atlanta Jour
nal, has since como out in favor of
Bryan and Sewall and freo silver, and
tho further fact that-Mr. Smith himself
is advertised to open the campaign in
favor of Bryan and free silver at
Augusta, Ga., en the 12th of August
next, have naturally revived the
rumors that Mr. Smith's resignation
will either bo requested or enforced
within a very few days. Secretary
Smith, being asked Wednesday evening
whether it was truo that he proposed
to go to Gray Gables for consultation
with President Cleveland prior to en
tering on the Georgia campaign, de
clined to make any statement for pub
Wants Another Change.
PlTTSnunaii, July 30. Atelegram re
ceived Thursday morning announces
that Judge Orlady, of the state superior
court, has granted an allocatur in tho
appeal of the attorneys representing
ex-Assistant City Attorney Wm. II.
House, who, Wednesday, was sentenced
to two years and threo months in the
penitentiary, having been convicted of
aiding and abetting in tho embezzle
ment of city funds. Mr. House will bo
admitted to bail pending a hearing be
fore the superior court.
The people of Marietta and vicinity have always responded to our
advertisements. Why have they ? For the simple reason that what
ever the "BUCKEYE" advertises they have, and plenty of them.
This week we will make a special sale of Black and Blue Cheviot
Suits, positively all wool and guaranteed fast color, at
To make this salea world beater we will also sell Men's, strictly
all wool, Black Clay Worsted Suits, positively fast color, round or
square cut, your choice I - - djfi "7K
"SPECIAL" Two hundred pairs
all sizes from 30 to 42 waist an
One hundred pair of Men's Union Oassimere Pants, all thoroughly
made and guaranteed not to rip,. yours thisj-week for jj Ofl
A special drive in Children's Blouse an
$2.25 and $2.50. They are "winders."
Children's Blouse Waists, any
fast colorsat 50 and 75 cents. I
We have-received, a new line
"hottest nuihlers" of the season
Our new line of Dresden Neckwear
isfaction or your money back." ,
Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
Cor. Front and Butler sts., Old P. 0. Building
Killed In n 1'rlrellRlit-rollcn Arrest Alt
Salt IiAKB, Utah, July 80. Wed
nesday night liob Thompson and Tom
Carter, colored pugilists of some note,
engaged in a glovo contest before tho
Salt Lake Athletic club. In thq
twelfth round Thompson knocked Car
ter down with a straight arm punch
his head striking the floor with a re
sounding whack. Ho was picked up in
an unconscious condition and two doc
tors were sent for who pronounced him
to bo suffering from concussion of the
Carter remained in a comatoso condi
tion until 10 o'clock Wednesday morning
when ho died. Thompson has been arrest
ed on a charge of murder and engaging
in a prize light, and tlio managers oi
the club, the seconds, the timekeepers
and tho ring officials have alsb been ar
rested charged with aiding and abet
ting a prize light. Carter was 31, and
a native of Kentucky.
ASSAULTED IN A BOX CAR.
Young Man l'ntally 'Injured Supposed to
Do thn Work of llolion.
DllCA'iuit, 111., July 30. Wednesday
evening an unknown man was found in
a box ear east of the city. Ho had
been knocked in the head with some
blunt instrument nnd is fatally injured.
Letters wore found on him addressed
to W. 1!. Carlisle, and postmarked at
St. Louis. In tho upper left-hand cor
ner of one of tho envelopes was the tut
dress "2025 Olive street." The letter
was signed "G. It. Bell."
Another letter came from Lida Bell,
living at 20.1 Bradford street, Pueblo,
Col., and she signed herself "Your Lov
ing Aunt." It is not known how the
young man was injured, but it is sup
posed to be tho work of tramps. His
clothing was of good material, and
everything about him indicated that
he was not a professional tramp
San Kiiaxcisco, July :i0. S. D. Wor
den, the railroad striker, charged with
wrecking the railway bridge near Sac
ramento two years ugo. and thereby
causing tho deaths of Engineer Clark
and three United States soldiers, must
hang. Tho supremo court handed
down a decision in whicli it affirmed
the judgment of the superior court,
where Worden was convicted of mur
der in the first degree and sentenced to
Scorcher Killed on tho Track.
Lima, 0., July no. In the half-mile
professional raco this afternoon, Joseph
Grebler was thrown into the air while
making a turn, and came down on his
head, fracturttfg"his"skull,"'death re
sulting ono hour later. He was riding
for the Dayton Bicycle Company, and
lives in Minnesota.
il the Mil?.
all wool Harris' Oapshnera Pants,
lengths, this week at
11 Junior Suits at $2 00,
size, Anderson's Percales, positively
Men's Colored Bosom Shirts, the
Your choice of 12 styles at $1.00.
is matchless. Look at it. "Sat
THE FREE COINAGE HOLD UP.
Xnw nnd Interetln,T Happening IVIthla
Of Wind unci llitin WrcekH the Town of
ClotlCffttcr A .Munlier of People Wtru
Ci.r.vi:i.ANrt. O , July 30. A special
to the Press from Athens says:
The most destructive storm in the
history of the Sunday Creel; valley oc
curred at Gloucester, a mining town
12 miles north of here, Wednesday
night, which resulted in tho almost
total destruction of ono of tho prin
cipal streets of thu town and doing
damage in other places to the amount
of thousand of dollars.
The storm, which came from the
northwest, struck the town without
warning. Tho fury of tlio wind is in
describable Buildings were toppled
over, trees torn from their roots, and
the town Thursday morning was a
scene of desolation.
J. L. Daughorty, who was at the
front of his grocery when thu storm
was at its height, was struck by a sec
tion of a plank walk, which was lifted
up by the wind, arid instantly killed.
Four others are reported dead, several
others seriously injured, but the de
tails are meagre, and it is impossible
to learn names.
A libery stable with six horses and a
number of vehicles was blown into tho
creek and swept away. Nearly every
building in tho town is damaged and
many are completely demolished. The
business fronts of Garrett's restaurant,
Antic's grocery and Hess' shoo store
were completely wrecked. The streets
are beyond description, being covered
with broken timbers and debris of all
kinds. To add to the horror Sundy
sreck is sweeping everything bofore it.
Several houses have been washed away
aud two people are reported drowned.
Later word lias reached here that the
list of dead will reach fifteen.
STORM AT DAYTON.
One Man Killed nnd Property Damaged to
till) I'.Ttent of 850,000.
Davion, O., July ;J0. A special to
the Herald from Springfield, O., says:
Tho worst storm that has visited this
vicinity in years occurred about 0
o'clock Wednesday evening and the
financial loss, caused by wind und rain
will amount to about ."0,000. 1'or
three hours all the electric lights were
out, street car trailic was stopped and
telegraphic communication was sus
pended. The bakery of Charles Schaf
fer, on West Main street, was un
roofed. Fifteen other houses in the
track of tho storm and within the
:orporation limits were unroofed and
Dtherwise damaged. Henry Dipple, a
night watchman, threw some water on
.1 tire he discovered in a frame house
mil electiieity from a crossed wire
passed through tho water and killed'
him. He wnii electrocuted through the
stream of water.
At Lawrenceburg, Tremout, St I'aris
and other small places northwest of
here fearful damage was done to build
ings of all kinds. Farmors report
great damage to fruit nnd grain crops
of all kinds
EVIDENCE VERY DAMAGING
Qlven hy Tom JlrKeo's Son Portsmouth
lloinli JtlyHtery Unra cling.
Poisthmoith, 0., July 30. Henry Me
ICee, 10-year-old son of Thomas Mo
ICee, tlio alleged dynamiter, identified
tho pump stock boom that was found
in the Second" Presbyterian Church
cellar. McKeo was formally charged
J with unlawful use of dynamite. Wed
nesday evening, and his bond placed at
g.1,000, He was unable to furnish it.
His preliminary hearing will bo hold
Another important clow was discov
ered by an accident. Mrs. Basham,
after being arrested, was observed
making signals out of her cell window.
A powerful field glass was secured and
it was soon seen that she was signal
ing to a man on the hilltcp, who used a
flag in answering. Officers disguised
as berry pickers wore sent to tho scene
and McKeo was captured.
Small Asslcntnent. i
Davton, O., July 80. Wm. II. John
son, a wall paper merchant nnd dealer
in houbo furnishings, assigned'Wednes
day. Assets, S15.000; liabilities about
Warm at LiOuUvllle.
Lpuisvn.i.K, July 80. Fifteen cases
of heat prostration wore reported to
polico Thursday morning. Tho tem
perature stood at 00 degrees at 11
Gathered I'rom All I'urt r the World hy
Mr Ilahn made his first assignment
of republican campaign speakers Wed
nesday, giving Senator Thurston tho
opportunity of opening six state cam
paigns. Tlie commissioner of Joint Traffic as
sociation says Judgo Siinonton's prohi
bition of cut rates on southern rail
rpads will prove a great power for
good, and that all southern rates huvo
been withdrawn temporarily.
ISoinau J. Zuboff. who claimed to bo
a Russian count, was arrested on board
the steamship New York Wednesday
on n warrant charging him with having
failed to settle his hotvl bill. He was
committed to Jefferson market prisoj,
where lie hanged himself in a cell.
Frank WoUvvcbur, a lad of 1", was
shot in tho head by a policeman on
Pearl street, New York, early Thurs
day morning. He and two companions
had robbed a saloon and were running
from tho policemen when tho latter
fired. Wollwebcr died shortly after.
A circular of instructions sent from
Washington insists that employes of
the railway mail servico shall not take
an active interest in politics in the way
of attending conventions as delegates,
making political speeches, or assisting
in the management of political cam
paigns. Cd.pt. Gen. Weyler has modified tho
terms of tho decree issued by him re
garding the registry of aliens. Tho
decree as modified allows residents of
other provinces to register before a
civil governor or local mayor. For
eigners landing in Cuba in the future,
though transient visitors, must regis
ter upon their arrival.
The boiler in Sullivan's big shinglo
mill at Cedar, Mich., burst at 5 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon. Tho engine
room, boilers and engine were demol
ished and tho mill badly shattered.
Engineer Walter Scott was badly
mangled and scalded and lived but two
hours. Ten other employes were moro
or less seriously scalded and bruised.
J. E. Burden, of Penn Yan, a travel
ing agent employed by the New Amer
ican Harrow Co., of Detroit, was killed.
bya shock of lightning at 0 o'clock
Wednesday evening whilo standing in
a barn door in East Webster, N. Y.
Mr. Barden lived only two minutes
after tho stroke. The other men stand
ing in tho barn were thrown to tho
lloor but escaped serious injury.
Col. W. E. McArthur, clerk to Repre
sentative nermann, was found lying
unconscious on the street in Washing
ton Wednesday evening and died
shortly afterward at tho hospital. Tho
physicians diagnosed the case as ono
of heat stroke. McArthur came from
Tho Dalles, Ore., whero he formerly
published a paper. The remains await
directions of his friends in tlio west.
The representatives of tho striking
New York tailors expect to obtain tho
signatures of fully 100 of tho individual
contractors lo tlio new agreement re
cently drawn up by tho strikers by
Thursday evening. Everything is
ready at tho strikers' headquarters for
tho signing of tho requisite bonds, etc.,
in connection with the signing of
agreements. It is said that tho pants
makers' union will striko Thursday.
This union has 50,000 members. Tho
Association of Contractors refuse to
sign tho agreement as a body.
Coi.usiiius, 0., July 80. Tlio storm
whicli swept over central Ohio Wednes
day evening seems to have been cen
tered over the southern part of this
county. At Grovo City, nine miles
south of this city, 80 small stables,
nearly till of which contained valuable
horses in training for races soon to bo
h'dd at the fair grounds there, were
overturned. None of the horses were
injured and their keepers escaped by
being at supper at tne time
Ohio Gold Democrats to .Meet.
C01.U.MUU8, 0., July 80. T. P. Linn,
of this city, nnd S. H. Hplding, of
Cleveland, have called n mass meeting
of tho gold democrats of Ohio to meet
at tho Neil house in this city next Sat
urday to organize and arrange for rep
resentation in tho national gold stand
ard democratic convention in Indian
apolis next month.
Call for IMIners' Convention.
Columbus, O., July 30. President
M. D. Ratehford, of tho Ohio miners'
association, issuqd a cajl Wednesday
for a state convention of minprs to
meet l)ero on August 11 to take up tho
question of whether the contract lease
system of operating tho mines shall bo
permitted to. continue.
ISA &ria foils
)AA cream of tartar Halting Powder. Ilighem
of all in leavening strength Latest United
States Goiernnent Food Report.
noVAt, 1UK1NQ POWDEH CO.. 108 Wall StoN.T
Are the rroiieetfl of (.nod .i t end'meo to
the Hold I (invention tit lniUiiliiiinllt.
Clltc.vcio, July 80. Messrs. ISynuin,
of Indiana, aud Robbius, of Illinois,
members of the national executive
committee of tho sound money demo
cracy were in conference at headquar
ters most of Wednesday, working on
the organization in numerous states,
receiving telegrams on the subject and
sending out others to leaders in the
new p.irty movement, who are taking
Dispatches advising the committee
of meetings that have been or are about
to be held for selection of delegates
were received from Massachusetts,
Vermont, Connecticut, California, Ohio,
Rhode Island, Kentucky, Virginia,
Now Hampshire, Iowa, Oregon and
SIHer Committee Completed.
W AslllMnox, July 30. Charles D.
Lane, of California, chairman of tho
national committee of the national sil
ver party, Wednesday designated
Messrs. (1. P. Kecney, of New York
city; (!- S Nixon, of Nevada; B. 0.
Flower, of lioston; W. II. (Coin) Har
vey, of Chicjgo, and C. J. Hillycr, of
Washington, members of the executive
commltti-e. These- appointments com
plete the membership of the commit
tee. Twentj-Three Ilent Vletlm.
Ci.aiiksvii.i.k, Tenn., July 80. The
mercury registered 100 degrees in this
vicinity Wednesday. Oarnett Roach, a
wealthy young southern Kentucky
planter, was overcome in a tobacco
field nnd is in a critical conilition. Six
teen workmen on a water main in this
city were prostrated. Three workmen
on the electric street railway and two
street grading hands were overcome.
Horsu vs. Hike.
Chicago, July 30. W. W. Hamilton,
of Denver, who holds tho world's un
paced mile bicycle record, has chal
lenged Col. J. fi. Taylor, tho horso
owner, to a mile race against Joe
Patchen for S2.000 a side, and Mr. Tay
lor has accepted the challenge. Tho
selection of the time and place for tho
test of speed lias been left to Bureh
Brothers, dealers in wool growers sup
plies of this city, who are backing
liediuurtcrfl at Washington.
Washington, July 30. Tho national
committee of tho people's party, has
decided to make Washington the head
quarters of the organization. Tho in
dications at present are that the demo
cratic and national silver party com
mittees will also make their headquar
ters in Washington.
West l'olnt Appointments.
Washington-, July 80. The follow
ing appointments to tho.military acad
emy at West Point nre announced: El
mer L. Ham, Pana, 111.; Paul C. With
erow (alternate), Springfield, 111.;
Harry B. Jordan, Tacoma, Wash.;
Henry M. Boutelle (alternate), Olym
, Warning to filibusters.
Washington, July 80. Tho presi
dent has' issued a strong proclamation
warning citizens of the United States
against filibustering, or otherwise vio
lating neutrality laws in connection
with tho Cuban rebellion.
I FREE TICKETS
I John Robinson's
I - Great Show,
I Marietta, AugustJ5th.
H One Jicket with every suit sold; it
makes no difference whether it's a p
H Child's Suit, Boy's or Man's. - s
I Star x (Slothing x House. I
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Arrival and Departuro of Trains.
11, & o. s.w.
Depaut 8:C0 a. m., lo:o a. m., ::00 pm iits
p. m. ,7:00 p.m., 11:25 p. m.
AniuvE 3:05 a. m., 8:10 a. m 12:25, p. m., iitt
p. tn., 0:40, p. m., 8:55 p. m.
T. 4.O. C. EX.
Leave 2.10 p.m., 9:00, iiCO a.m
I'liuuvE 4:4!, 12:15 p m. 7:so a.m
C. &. M.
LEAVE 6:25 a.m. 2:55 p. m
AiimvE 11:15 a. m7:05p. ns
Leave 0:20 a. m., 2:40 p. m
akiuve v. io:4oa.m., 6:65 p.m
O. K. R. K. (Eastern Time.)
South !i:sla.m., 3:03, 7:3!p.m.
North liisi, 3:00 a.m., 7:27p.m.
Powder Magazine at
With a Terrific Shock Disastrous to
Life and Property.
rivo Persons Instantly Killed and From
lUglity to Una Hundred Seriously
Injured, Some of Thuin
Buda Pkst, July 80. A powder mag
azine at Funfkirehen, capital of tho
county of Baranya, exploded Thursday
morning with fatal results. Tho shock
of tho explosion was terrific. Tho town,
hall was almost completely wrecked
and other buildings in the vicinity
were badly damaged. So farasknowrt
five persons were instantly killed and
80 seriously, some of them fatally,
Later investigation shows that tho
explosion was moro disastrous than
was at first reported. It is now known
that more than one hundred persona
were injured, and it is thought that a
largo proportion of them will die.
Some of tho buildings in the vicinity of
the magaiiie collapsed under tho ef
fects of the shocks, and there is reason
to believe that many of the inmates
were burned in the ruins. The munici
pal authorities, aided by the military,
are making every effort to clear away
thu rnins and rescue who may be im
prisoned beneath them. The magazine
was located but a short distance from,
the square in which the market is held.
Thursday was market day and the
square was crowded with rustics when
the explosion occurred. Among the in
jured are many of these country peo
ple. STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
Coast Defense Wurahlp Ilouia a Victim
of tho Electric 1'lulil.
Romk, July 80. During the preva
lence of a thunder storm lightning;
struck tho coast defense warship Roma
and set lire to her. Thu fiames spread
rapidly in spite of the efforts of the
crew to subdue them and her com
mander, seeing that they were ap
proaching the powder magazine, gave
orders to attach a torpedo to the hull
of the vessel and then for all hands to
abandon tho ship. When the small
boats containing the crew wero at a.
safe distance, the torpedo was- dis
charged, tearing a great hole in the
hull and causing tho Roma to quickly
sink. Nobody was hurt.
The Roma was n Central battery,
wooden, single screw, bark-rigged ves
sel of 5,370 tons. She was 201 feet 4
inches long, 57 feet -1 inches beam and
24 feet 1 inch mean draught of water.
She was built at Genoa in lb05. Her
engines were of 2,810 indicated horse
power, and she had a speed of 13
knots. Her armament consisted of 31
large and magazine guns.
Ueorgo'W llson Hanged.
Foiu' Ssiith, Ark., July 30. Oeorge
Wilson was hanged on tho old federal
gallows Thursday morning at 11:35.
o'clock. His neck was not broken but
the drop rendered him unconscious
and death was painless. He declared
his innocence on the gallows. Carver,
Davis and the two Nofires, sentenced
to hang with Wilson for tho murder of
a man named Schach, saved their nccka
by appeal to tho supremo court.
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