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MARIETTA DAILY LEADER.
VOL. II. NO. 184
MARIETTA, OHJO, MOiXDAY, AUGUST 3, 1896.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Tho Rumors Regarding the
Queen of England.
Will She Abdicate the Throno is the
That I Ilclng Dlarutsecl In All Circles
or London Falling Health und Ad.
vnnclnc Yearit Principally tho
Cnuni'B of Proposed Action.
London, Aug. 1. Queen Victoria will
retire in favor of the princu of Wales
.is tho rumor which found considerable
crcdonca on the streets and in the clubs
Such reports' have frequently ap
peared of recent years, only to bo seinl
ofilcially contradicted later. But it
(From ono of bor latest photographs
now becms that there may bo some
actual foundation for the statements
made. It is added that her majesty
has decided to spend her time
in future at Balmoral or at Os
borne, and that sho will give the
prince and princess of Wales the use
of Buckingham palace and Windor cas
tle. There is no doubt tho queen
seems to feel greatly the weight of her
years and her majesty is quoted as
having repeatedly remarked dur
ing her last stay in this city:
"This will bo ray last visit to London."
Color is given to the rumors in circu
lation by tho deep emotion displayed
by tho queen as she bowed in reply to
the enthusiastic cheers of multitudes
which lined the routo from Bucking
ham palace to tho railroad station,
where she took tho train for Windsor
after the marriage ceremonies.
Coi.umiius, O., Aug. 1. Abncr Doo
little and his wife, living at 303 North
Third street, were terribly and prob
ably fatally burned by an explosion ol
gasoline Friday night. They were us
ing tho gasoline to clean furniture.
The people of Marietta and vicinity have always responded to our
advertisements. Why have they ? For the simple reason that what
ever the "BUOKEYE" 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 dJC "7R
To make this sale a world beater we will also sell Men's, strictly
all wool, Black Olay Worsted Suits, positively fast color, round or
square cut, your choice .... djc JK
"SPECIAL" Two hundred pairs
all sizes from 30 to 42 waist and all
Ono hundred, pair of Men's Union Oassimere Pants, all thoroughly
made and guaranteed not to rip, yours this week for d? rtfl
A special drive in Children's Blouse and Junior Suits at $2 00,
$2.25 and $2.50. They are wonders."
Children's Blouse Waists, any
fast colors, at 50 and 75-cents.
We have received a now line of
"hottest numlers" of tho season.
Our new line of Dresden Neckwear
isfaotion or your money lack."
Qlothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
Cor. Front and Butler sts., Old P. O. Building
Mr. and Mrs. llrynu Leave ror tho Kast on
August 7, Stopping lit Chicago nml
Lincoln, Neb., Atig. 1. After spend
ing as much timo as he could sparo
Fridny from numerous callers, Mr.
Hryati Friday evening completed the
Itinerary of his journey to New York.
Ho has not included any stops for
speeches, but it is probable that ho
will say something en route. Pitts
burgh is thu only large city where the
night of a week day will bo spent, and
Mr. Bryan may bo prevailed on to ad
dress an audience there.
Mr and Mrs. Bryau w"ill leave Lin
coln by the Burlington route at 0
o'clock Friday evening, August 7, on
the train due In Chicago Saturday
afternoon. They will remain in Chica
go over Sunday, leaving there just be
fore Vi o'clock Sunday night by tiie
Pennsylvania road. Monday night will
bo spent in Pittsburgh, to enablu Mr.
and Mrs. Bryan to secure a good rest,
nnd the departure for New York will
be made curly Tuesday morning, so as
to reach there at 0:30 o'clock that even
ing. The national committee will meet
in New York at the timo of tho notifi
cation and important campaign work
will bo discussed.
From New Pork Mr. and Mrs. Bryan
will go to Bath, Me., to visit Mr. and
Mrs. Sewall. The return trip will not
bo arranged until after tho New York
notification meeting. Mr. Bryan is not
making any dates for speeches at this
timo and will not do so until after the
national committee has been consulted.
News of his endorsement by the Tam
many executive committee was received
by Mr. BryaifSaturday afternoon in a
telegram from Congressman Amos J.
Tcihk Murderer Still at Large,
Austin, Tex., Aug. 1. William E.
Burt, who!1 murdered wife and chil
dren were discovered in a cistcrn.has
not been definitely located, but it was
learned that he had gone north on the
International road Saturday night;
that he changed cars at Taylor and
took tho Missouri, Kansas and Texas
for the south, his object being to reach
Mexico. Undoubted evidences of his
guilt have been discovered, and devel
opments indicato that he had been
carefully considering a plan to get rid
of his wife and children for sotno time.
Mrs. TtTnjbrlck Again Irish Land 11111.
London. Aug. 1. In (he house of
commons Friday Sir Matthew, in re
plying to a question by Mr. Wm. P.
Morgan in legard to Mrs. Florence
Maybrick, who is now serving a term
of life imprisonmentfor tho murder of
her husband, stated that he was still
most strongly opposed to the iclcaso of
In tho house of lords the Irish land
bill passed its second leading after
beven hours' debate.
in He Mill?.
all wool Harris' Oapsimera Pants,
lengths, this week at d 7JT
size, Anderson's Percales, positively
Men's Colored Bosom Shirts, tho
Your choice of 12 styles at $1.00.
is matchless. Look at it. "Sat
R. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Re
viow of Trade.
Conditions Are Better But .Business
Has Not Improved. ,
Hot Weather Itctanllng Things Gold
Imports Stopped anil all llarly anil
Largo Demand for American
l'roilucti In l'rosnect.
'Ni:w Yoiik, Aug. 1. It. G. Dun & Co.,
in their weekly review of trade! say:
Business conditions haVo clearly im
proved, though business hns not. It is
the torpid season and better prospects
havo little effect as yet. Oold exports
have been stopped and foreign advices
are more promising as respects an
early and largo demand for American
products. The operations of foreign
ers In the stock market havo reflected
little beyond the troubles of specula
tors at the 'London settlements and
varying degices of ignorance about
American affairs. The prospect for
largo crops of cotton and corn is still
excellent and neither movements of
wheat nor markets give rise to low
Wheat is going out with more free
dom than is usual for the season and
Atlantic exports have been, 1,001, 111)
bushels, flour included, for tho week,
against 000,2-18 lust, year; and for four
weeks, 0,.-ill4,a(10 bushels, against 3,422,
!121 lust year. Lower rail rates helped
corn to make a now low record at 30.12
cents, and prospects are generally fa
Cotton advanced a quarter on reports
of injury, but there are really few who
expect less than a large yield. Several
weeks of extremely slack demand for
cotton goods have brought a further
reduction in print cloths to 2.44 cents
instead of the advance expected in con
sequence of the stoppage of four
million spindles, but prints arc soiling
morn freely, whilo brown and bleached
goods are dull, except for export kinds.
The woolen mills do not gain, light
weights opening S to y3 per cent,
lower in price than last year, und sales
of wool now reported are less than a
quarter of a full week's consumption.
Orders taken in light weights have been
very few, and for low priced goods.
The boot and shoo industry has se
cured slight further advances
from the lowest point, in
brogans and calf boots and shoes, but
new orders are scanty, the more be
cause the permanence of advance Is
questioned. Leather is stubbornly held
without change in prices, and some
gradefa are really scarce, although man
ufacturers arc buying only for actual
needs, hut hides havo turned down
ward sharply at Chicago, declining
five per cent, for the week, with heavy
The iron industry is helped but littlo
by the settlement which gives pud
dlers of tho Ohio region 50 cents ad
vance in wages, bocanse the demand is
so light that few mills can run and tho
association price is J cent, while steel
bars are now being sold at less than
1,03 cents. A ray of encouragement
comes to rail milb, two considerable"
sales having been made, 23,000 to a
New England road nnd 10,000 by the
new Premier Steel company of Indian
apolis, but otherwise sales are small.
Trade in wire , nails has been
so light that even the tri
fling allotment of (15,000 kegs
for July is supposed to havo exceeded
sales, and the association is in session
at Boston to consider the matter. The
billet pool has been constantly under
sold by middlemen and open-hearth
steel men had a session Friday at
which reduction of prices was dis
cussed. Many contracts for structural
works are being held back, and there
is very littlo done in that line, and or
ders for plate and pipe are scarce. It
is not strange that pig is weak, Besse
mer being St 1.50 at Pittsburgh, and
southern somewhat lower at tho east.
The volume of domestic trade, judg
ing from exchanges, has been small
even for midsummer.
It is not surprising that failures have
been considerably in magnitude, and
in 23 days of 'July defaulted liabilities
were 812,0G0,4S1, against 83,302,727 in
25 days last year. Failures for tho
week havo been 2S1 in the United
States against 201 last year, and 40 in
Canada, against 28 last year.
The Spaniard)) Clnlm u Victor)-.
Havana, Aug. 1. Further advices
of a private character have reached
here from Santiago do Cuba of tho re-,
cent engagement between a Spanish
force, under command of Col. Segura,
nnd tho rebels, led by Rabi. Accord
ing to the government report tho
troops won a victory after indicting
heavy losses upon tho rebels, them
selves escaping with slight losses. Tho
details of the Migagcmcnt are being
suppressed by tho government, but ad
vices from other sources show that the
rebels were not defeated, and that a
largq number of tho troops wore killed
Tue Fox nenrtTFrnm.
London, Aug. 1. A dispatch from
tho signal station on the EciUy islands
states that the row boat Fox passed
thorp at jl o'clock Saturday morning
after a passage of 55 days from Now
York. Tho Vox started from New York
for Havre on Juno 0, The boat is IS
feet 4 inches long and 5 feet wide,
and carried provisions for CO dpya
The distance from Nevv York ta
Havre, ,U 8,250 miles. The adventurous
oarsmen who havo at most successfully
completed their task are Ucorgo Herbc
and Frank Samuolson, of Branchport,
N, J. Thty oro tho first men'to cress
tho Atlantic In a rowboat. .
DISASTROUS TIDAL VAVE.
Clilim Suiters From u Visitation .Similar
' to That nt Jiipnn.
Shanghai, Aug. 1. The recent dis
astrous tidal wave along the coast of
northern Japan has been paralleled
by a similar phenomenon on tho coast
of Ilalchua, northeast of the province
of IClangsu, in which Shanghai is situ
ated. The news of the disaster did not
reach here before Saturday owing to
the lack of facilities for communica
tion with the part of the country dev
astetl. There suddenly appeared in
the Yellow sua a huge bank of water
that was seen rushing shoreward
with terrific velocity. The water
on the coast was shallow, and when
the wave was some distance away it
began to comb and the roar could bo
heard for a distance. From the stories
of eyewitnesses tho wave was five
miles wide. Thousands of tons of
water were thrown for miles inland,
and everything in its path was swept
away. Many villages were entirely
destroyed, and it is estimated that
fully 4,000 people perished. All the
cattle were drowned and the rite fields
were obliterated. It is expected that
survivors will meet with a worse fate
than by drowning, for with the de
struction of'tho rice fields, famine will
stare them in the face in the autumn.
In many cases, whole families were
lost. There is already much suffering
among the survivors, who, miserably
poor before the disaster, are now abso
lutely homeless and fecdless. It is
feared that later details will add to the
number of lives lost and the extent of
Killed by Lightning.
Atlanta, (la., Aug. 1. A special to
the Constitution from Orchard Hill,
near Orillln, says that Ucorgo Taylor
and James Whntley were killed Friday
afternoon by lightning. Five others
were seriously injured. The 13th
(Jeorgia regiment of confederate veter
ans was holding a reunion in a grove
of trees. Hundreds of the people from
the vicinity and neighboring cities
were present. At 2 o'clock a storm was
seen approaching and most of the peo
ple hurried away to seek shelter. Some
ran under trees when rain began to
fall. Tho storm came on w ith the vio
lence of a cyclone. The lightning
was terrific and the rain fell in a flood.
A tree was struck by lightning and tho
men mentioned above were instantly
killed. The injured arc recovering.
Cl.Altr.NIiov, Ark., Aug. 1. Godfrey
Gould, colored, was lynched at this
place early Friday morning by a party
of 150 men. 1 he Negro committed an
assault on a white woman in Brinkley,
Ark., named Florence Wright. The
lynches came for the purpose of mob
bing one Barker, another Negro who
had committed a similar ofTenso on a
white lady at holly drove, Ark., but
the sheriff had spirited h'un away to
VivA Bluff, Ark. Not finding Barker,
(liiob proceeded to take Gould from
llSjflicers who were attempting to
njt,lu away with him.
, ' Threo Suicides.
Butte, Mont., Aug. 1. Abe Ilyman,
a young man who came to Butte re
cently from Chicago, attempted self
destruction Friday with poison, be
cause he had been discarded by his
sweetheart, who is also his first cousin.
He can not recover. Lillie Gardner, a
14-ycar-old girl, shot and killed herself,
also on account of a love affair, and
Michael Griffin, a young man whose
relatives also live in Chicago, killed
himself with poison. He was just re
covering from the effects of a long de
Motcuaont tii the Ships.
New York, Aug. 1. Arrived Steam
er Normandio from Hamburg, July 31.
Arrived out Steamer Halle, nt Bre
men, July 30; Berlin at Southampton.
Sailed for Now York Steamers Ethi
opia, from' Movillc. Augusta Victoria,
Sighted Steamer Taormina, New
York for Hamburg, passed Duunct
Ilroivu Hoisting Works men Out Again.
Cleveland, O.. Aug 1. All union
men have been ordere'd out again from
the Brown hoisting works Claim tho
settlement was n trick. Trouble will
spread to all the iron workers in this
Takes a Vacation.
Washington, Aug. 1. AssistantyScc
rctary of State Bockhill left, for Berk
ley Springs Friday for a vacation. In
his absence and that of Secretary 01
ney, Second Assistant. Secretary Adce
will bo in charge of foreign affairs.
Washington, Aug. 1, Tho treasury
deficit for July, as will bo shown in
tho official statement to bo issued Sat
urday, will be in round figures S12.
800,000. The receipts for July have
been 29,400,000 and tho expenditures
Tho Now Iupal 'Delegate.
Home, Aug. 1. Father Sebastian
Martinclii, prlor.general of tho Augus
tinians, whoso appointment to succeed
Mgr. Satoili as papal delegate to tho
Koman C.iUiolic church in the United
States, has been announced, was born
at Luitoca, capital of the province of
the same name, in 1S38.
Flesiingsbuho, 'Aug. 1. Ilobert
Tibbs, aged 13, and Dan Young, samo
ago, left this place Thursday morning
to go swimming. Up to noon Friday
nothing had been heard from them.
There is a party out searching Fleming
lfamm Do Move.
Chicago, Aug. 1. A telegram was
received Friday from Mr. Haqna stat
ing that ho would be in Chicago Mon
day. Other members of the. national
republican executive committee will
be hero and it is thought a meeting
will be held. ,
A cream of tartar Halting Powder. Hlghesi
of all in leavenlnp streagtn. Latett United
States Government Food Report.
Uoval Haicino Powdeii Co., 100 Wall St.,N.V
Nm and IntcrrAtlng; Happenings Within
PLEADS NOT GUILTY.
Tli Allt-i:i''l .Murclcr.T ol llltrler Ar-riilcin-il
In rolled Court.
Cincinnati, Aug. 1. Thos. Carter,
the alleged murderer, was arraigned
in police court Wednesday morning,
lie did not look any thu worse tor his
brief imprisonment and eutered a plea
of not guilty. At the mpiest of the
stale his case was continued until
Hy order of Col. Ucitsch, Acting
Chief of Detectives Witte Friday wrote
out a notice which will be sent broad
cast over Ihe country. The notice will
be sunt to all towns and villages along
the river. It toads as lollowv.
Wanted for .Murder. -The following
described man is wanted in thi.scity fop
murder- He is known by the name of
.lames Farley, and is fiom ", to U5
years old. lie has a smooth face, and
ue ghs from lbO to LSI pounds. Farley
is supposed lo have a dark complexion
and coal black hair. At the timo
he lei I Cincinnati lie had on
dark clothing and a black stiff
hat. He wore a cheap hlckorv shirt,
and his general appearance was rough.
While attempting to rob (ieoige Ilitz
ler, a saloon keeper, at U2!).l West Sixth
street in this city, about 11 o'clock, on
the uighl of .July 2(1, Farley shot and
hilled Uit.ler outright. It is thought
that he received a pistol shot wound
from llitler's weapon before he
made his escape. This department
will appreciate every effort made
in trying to secure this man, and
asks the hospitals in cities and towns
to cominunicatr with the superintend
ent of police of Cincinnati, l'hysiciafas
who may bo calcd upon to treat a
strange man who has a pistol shot
wound are also requested to eommuni
cato at once with this department. AU
information should be speedily sent to
this department by telegraph. Very
respectfully, Philip Dkitscii,
Superintendent of Police.
PoiiTSMOinu, O., Aug. 1. E. V.Pat
terson, a mail who has been in this
city for two years enlarging pictures,
was arrested Friday afternoon by Mar
shal Watkins, charged with burglariz
ing Miss Irene Houston's, house, on
Grape Hill. Patterson moved in re
spectable society. He denies the
Fair Grounds Leased.
Wi:iG'HE8TErt, O., Aug. 1. The stock
holders of the Winchester Fair and
Trotting association held a meeting
Saturday at the ofllce of Secretary A. S.
Doak and completed the arrangements;
by which N. H. Thompson, late of Mil
waukee, Wis., becomes lessees of the
grounds and hu assumed control.
Humeri by Gasoline.
Coi.umiius, O., Aug. 1. Mr. and Mrs.
Abner Doolittle, living at :!03 North
Ihlrd btrcet, were probably fatally
burned Friday afternoon by an explo
sion of gasoline, which was being used
in cleaning up furniture, lloth inhaled
tho ilames and will probably die as a
s Get a Ticket Free
1 John Robinson's I
- Great Show,
I Marietta, August 5th.
H Buy your suits before the show. ONE
g TICKET with every suit, Child's, Boy's g
3 or Man's. J
H Remember--All of our suits go at re- f
5 duced prices. A great line of $ 10.00 II
s Suits at $7.50t and
Starx Glotta x House.
Arrival and Doparture of Trains.
11. & o. s.w.
DnrAitT 0:00 a. tn., 10:40 a. in., 1:00 pm 4itt
p. in., 7:00 p.m., il:i5p. m.
aiuuve 3:05 a. m., 8:10 a. m., 12:J5. p. m., 4:H
p. m., 0:40, p. m., 8:55 p. m.
. T. & O. C. Ex.
2.10 p.m.. 9:00,4:00 a.ra
....;4:15, 12:15 p m. 7:80 a. m
C. .. M.
Leave 0:25 a.m. i:5Sp. m
aiuuve llsica. m., 7:05 p. m
Leave , 6:20 a. In., 2:40 p. in
aiuuve t 10:40 a.m., 5:55 p.m
O. It. It. It. (KaaternTlme.)
Soctii , n:31a.m.; 3:03.7:33 p.m.
Nontii 12:32,3:50a.m., 7:27p.m.
From the Scene of Thursday's
List of Dead Number Fifty and In
jured Fully Sixty.
Slckonlnc Scenes nt tlin Alorgun and
Hospitals When tho Ucnd mill Dy-
lilK Are Drought In Keponl-
lilllly Not Vet rixctl.
Atlantic City, N. ,1., Aug. I. As a
result of the terrible collision on the
Meadows Thursday evening between
tho Reading railroad express from
Philadelphia and the llridgeton excur
sion tiain out of here, 47 people arc
dead and 4t aio lying in the hospital
here more or less seriously hurt. Of the
in juicd in the hospital several arc ex
pected to die.
Besides those .seriously enough hurt
to be in the hospital, a t-eore or more
of people vvere bruised and shaken up
and went to cottages. The fearful
shock of the collision is illustrated in
the fact that of the 17 dead 42 were
killed outright. Of the dead, 42 have
been identified and tho bodies of threa
women, oue man and a boy are lying
at the undei taking shops awaiting
The responsibility for the accident is
hard to place at this time, but the bur
den of it seems to rest upon the dead
engineer of the Heading train, Edward
Farr, though an official investigation,
may clear his name.
The uninjured and those only slight
ly hurt among tho Uridgcton excursion
party were in a fren?y of agony. Tho
train struck was the first section of the
excursion train, and those on the sec
ond section flocked to the hospital and
morgue as tho victims were, brought in.
Two miles out on the Meadows tho
wrecking crews of the Heading and
West Jersey railroads were toiling by
tho light of huge bonfires to clear
away the wreck and splinters
of broken cars. ISy dawn they
had practically cleared up tho
tracks. firoken and battered
out of shape, tho huge engino of the
express lay on its side by the track.
Pinned beneath, with his pale, blood
stained face staring into those of tho
men working was Farr, tho engineer.
The scenes as the bodies were iden
tified were sad and pathetic beyond
Houscr, tho operator in tho signal
tower, certainly set danger signals for
tho Heading train when ho gave the
excursion the right of way. The ques
tion is, did he set the. signal in time for
Engineer Farr to see it? Or did he be
come excited when he saw a collision
imminent apd, sjt it too late for Farr to
sfbp his train? Farr was an experienced
engineer and it seems incredible that
he would rush past a danger signal
down to a crossing that was being ap
proached by n train he could clearly
Further, tho Reading has the right
of way at the crossing over Pennsyl
vania trains, and still further, an ex
press has the right of way before an
excursion special Still, in view of tho
statement of Engineer Orelner, of tho
excursion train, who was interviewed
in Camden Friday, and the position of
tho signal arms, Hie burden of the re
sponsibility nt present rests with tbo
so on down the list.