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MARIETTA; OHIO, MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 1896.
PRICE ONE CENT
VOX.. II. NO.
Remarkable Performance of the
Stallion John R. Gentry ,
On the Race Track of the
w" The Wonderful Morso IttiluiW tho World
Itecartl for htnlllon l'uclnp; ,Krum '
JiO? l-y to 8:031-4 Mndo
trvlsl Quarter lu OttJl i-2.
Coi.usinus, O., Aug. 8. John 11. Gun
try, thts wonderful pacing stallion,
who holdb tho world's record, reduced
that record on tho track of tho Colum
bus Driving association Friday and
established In connection with pre
vious last time made on this track this
vc61c a reputation as a fast track for
It was almost Ave o'clock when Gen
try was brought out for a preliminary
warming1 up for the attempt to break
his own record and the u orld' record
for pacing stallions 2:03k'. Tho track
was heavy from the rains of Thursday
night, and it was not generally expect
ed that ho would succeed. The other
races of the afternoon had, however,
greatly improved the trade's condition.
Two or three miles were paced at a
lively clip, tho great crowds cheering
Gentry enthusiastically. They wanted
him to win and he seemed to know it.
Billy Andrews drove him and when ho
was ready for the start, John Dicker
son with his little running horse went
to tho half to pace htm in. Tho second
time ho came up to tho lino An
drews' gave the nod and was
away. Down the first quarter
ho flew like an arrow, but tho watches
showed that he had consumed :3l in
reaching that post. Hope of breaking
tho record fell faster as it .was noticed
that the watches Indicated 1:02X when
ho reached the half. Then the effect
of the 'pacing horse on him began to
show itself and he made tho third
quarter in 29Jtf. Down tho homo stretch
the horse came like the wind,
and It was evident that he
was pushing tho record very close.
Great cheers went up from the grand
stand at the magnificent exhibition of
speed at the finish, which rose again
when the time was hung out and it
was officially announced 'that Gentry
had broken his record and reduced tho
world's stallion pacing record from
S2:03K to 2:03K.
Juifce J. I. EsfetFDiTact.
Adaikvii.i.e, Ky., Aug. 8 Judge J.
B. Estes, one of Adairville's oldest cit
izens, died at the home of his daugh
ter. The remains were brought to this
place for interment. Judgo Estes was
at one time police judge of Adairville.
A sweeping out sale in our Children's Department. j
Every lady or gent that ever visited our Mammoth
Ohildren's Department know
:U1 Mr,n nt TlrtTTo and niiil rlrnno' ninfmncr' trmrA in
ionable line,of Boys'
be had at the Buckeye,
light-weight garment over this season; so to enable us to
do this wo intend to cast profits aside.
Ohildren's Double-breasted Suits, made oi Oxford Oas E
simere your choice in five Btyles, $1.49. ,
Ohildrens' Junior Suits, all strictly well
E wool fabrics, such as worsteds, cassimers,
vicuna's, at .$2.75; positively worth $4.00
BoyB' Long Pants Suits, aged 10 to 19 years, every
suit perfectly made of good all wool cheviot, cassimero
or worsted, lined with Italian serge or good substantial
farmer's satin. Your choice of nine styles at $5.'J5;
I Men's Pants! Men's Pants!
ES Having just received an enormous amount of Mens' E
ES Pants, which our buyer bought while in New York at
EE less than manufacturer's cost, wo divide them in throe
separate lots, namely:
E5 Lot 1 Your choico of black or blue cheviots, gray cas-
rimeroor Oxford Viptory's, at ?1,25; match therefor, 52.00. ""
ES Lot 2. Consists of e,sslmers. cheviots, worsteds, etc.,
every pair warranted strictly all wool and woll tailored, fg3
E worth f 3. 00; as long as they last, yours for 82.00.
EH Lot !l. Made up of the finest weaves of Foreign and Do- EE
EH mestic Mills, such as Bristol Worsteds,, Biversldos, Clays,
genuino Harris Cassimores, yours for 83.75; noue worth EE
EH less than ?5.00.
JUST KE0E1VED A new line of Neckwear that is
the warmest of the Beason. Your inspection invited.
Clothiers, patters and Furnishers,
Oor. Eron, and -Butler ats,, Old P, 0. Building
Said to Have 1 1 bell Itonched llntween Oen.
Weylor find tho Cuban Insurgent.
Kkv Wkst, Fla., Aug. 8. It is open
ly declared here that Capt. Gen. Wey
lor lias reached an understanding with
tho chief insurgent leaders, and that
negotiations will bo begun with a view
to tho cessation of hostilities in Cuba
upon .terms satisfactory to till con
cerned. It ib also stated here that the
captain general and his department
compandors have held a conference Hi
relation to this important movement.
Within the lasticw days many Influ
ential emissaries liavo arrived hero and
at other points in the United States
from Cuba, bearing important dis
patches to tho Cuban junta in Jfcw
York, bonio of tho sympathizers in
the revolutionary cause i(dmit that
these dispatches may contain refer
ences to a possible truce, but they are
not inclined to talk freolv on tho sub
CintisTiANA, Xo.-way, Aug. 8. The
Nordkulandsblatt publishes a dispatch
received from Spitzbergen saying that
Prof. Andre declares that unless the
wind soon changes he will pack away
his balloon and postpone his' attempt
to cross the Arctic regions tmtil 1SU7,
as there is no midnight sun after Au
A Lumber Compuny tiniburrasseil.
DiiToir, Mich., Aug. 3. Tho Delta
Lumber Co. lato Friday afternoon filed
a trust mortgage running to Gov. John
T. Rich, a member of the company,
and securing creditors for debts aggre
gating more than 5500,000. Extensions
have been granted to tho company and
it will bo "carried" until the assets arc
mine Reported on lire.
Kankakee, 111., Aug. 8. It was re
ported here late Friday night that a
mino at Clarke City is on fire. The
mining town of Clarke City is several
miles from hero and is not reached by
any railroad. It is only a few miles
from the town of Buckingham, but no
news of any fire has reached that
A Domestic Jlnrned to Death.
Bi.uf.fiem, W. Va., Aug. 8. A
white servant, Mary Anderson, in the
family of Dr. M. L. Stallard, of Nor
ton, poured kerosene on the fire in the
kitchen stove. The oil exploded,
wrecking the kitchen and so badly
burning the girl that she died in a few
Probably the City of' Philadelphia.
Kf.W Youk, Aug. 8. It is now believ
ed that the vessel mentioned in the
Washington dispatches of Thursday
night to the United Associated Press
as having been wrecked on the Falk
land Islands, is probably the City of
Philadelphia, which left this port on
Fubruary 2 for San Francisco.
what an elegant ana iasn-
I"'" VUIIUIVUU W.V.....B v..- "
don't want to carry one E
made, of all
Your Money Back."
THE POPULIST'S DREAM.
Nflw and lutcrentlnc Happenings Within
To lie Clnssllled and Their Habits Thor
Cor.UMuus, O., Aug. 8. The improve
ment which have been in progress for
borne time at the Sandusky state fish
hatchery arc now complete, and the in
stitution is being occupied by Prof. D.
S. Kelllcot, of the State university,
with two of his students, Messrs. Oa
born and Williams.
The principal purpose of tho new
laboratory is to afford facilities for the
practical study of the food fishes of tho
lake, with a view to their successful
propagation in the inland waters of the
state. Prof. Kellicot will devote some
time there when the spawn is gathered
and collect eggs for the study of em
briology in all stages of development.
Ho will also make a collection and
identification of fishes of the state
waters, which, strange to say, has been
lo believes that an investigation
will show the presence of about 150 va
rieties. Lorain county reported 08 va
rieties not long since and the Jordan
collection contains about 100, but tho
subject has never received the atten
tion its practical and scientific import
ance demands, and Prof. Kellicot pro
poses to make it one of thorough inves
tigation and study, and will in time se
cure a most valuable collection for his
department in the university.
Another Victim ot the Deadly (Snsollne
Stove at Cincinnati.
Cinxinnati, Aug. 8. Samuel Smith,
a 10-year-old hoy, who rooms on the
first floor of GIG West Court street,
awoke about 0:30 o'clock Saturday
morning and started to boll somo cof
fee on a small gasoline btovo in his
room. He lighted a match atid a
blinding flash and an explosion fol
lowed. His clothing was instantly en
veloped in flames, and ho rushed
screaming from the room. Some of
the neighbors in tho house extin
guished tho flames and ho was
sent to tho hospital in Patol 1.
In his delirium he imagined some
one had poured gasoline over him
and then fired it. The ptdico at first
thought thero might bo something in
tho story and sent Officer Wuobben to
investigate, but ho found that the mat
ter was an accident. The boy was
frightfully burned all oer the body
ami will die.
Of Tlion. . Itayiiioixi, On tier mid Ilrlicr
of thu llace Horse Klumnth, Die from
the lffocts of An Operation.
Ci.r.VEr.A.M), O., Aug. 8. Eva V. Kay
mond. wife of Thomas W. lliiymond,
owner and driver of thu race horse
Klamath, died Friday at St. Clair hos
pital from the effects of an operation
for an abscess of the brain. Jlrs. Ray
mond and her husband are widely
known throughout the country, be
cause of their connection with "Cookie"'
Klamath. Tho husband, wife mid
horse formed a family bound by the
strongest ties of love. The great race
horse is tin animal of almost human in
telligence, and his affection for his
mistress was tho most striking of his
many wonderful traits.
Tim Ucpuullriin Campaign Opening.
CoMJ-Mlius, O., Aug. 8. Tho republi
can state committee announces that it
has secured Gen. Sto'wart L. Woodford,
of New York, as ono of tho speakers
at tho opening of tho stato campaign
on the 15th, itl addition to Senator
Sherman and Senator-elect It'oraLcr.
Tho time of tho meeting ha been
changed from tho evening of that day
to tho afternoon.
Takes a Ilct.
Cot.uimus, O., Aug. 8. Col. M. Vcu
mans, a well known sporting man of
this city, wired Martin Cook, of Chilli
cothe, Friday afternoon, taking it bet
offered by tho latter of SI, 000 even that
Ilryun will bo elected.
A Hotel Company Aiilgnn.
C01.UMHU8, 0 Aug. 8, Tho Upton
Hotel company of this city made an as
signment Friday to Charles B. Grant.
The assots are'estimated at 87,000 and
the liabilities at SO, 600,
liarglan Stole the Safe.
MA8SH.i.otf, O., Aug1. 8.r-Burgara
stole tho safe from tho Osnaburg post
office, blew it up with dynamite, and
secured stamps and money amounting
Gathered From All Fartu of the Country
Sir Charles Tupper has been served
with papers protesting his action to
parliament for the Cape Breton dis
trict. At Des Moines, la., tho Iowa Pip3
and Tile works were damaged 830,000
by fire early Saturday morning; fully
The treasury gold reservo at the
close of business Friday stood at S10S,-
048,!S4. The days withdrawals were
The small boat, Fox, in which tho
two Americans, Geo. Harbo and Frank
Samuelson, rowed across tho Atlantic,
arrived at Havre Friday.
J. & W. Scligman & Co. and other
bankers, of New York, shipped 008,000
ounces of silver to Europe on tho
steamship Etruria, sailing Saturday.
The Lewis summer meeting opened
at London Friday. The principal race
was won by Mr. Pierre Lorillard's
Draco, by the Sailor Prince, out ot
Darya. Brigg was second nnd Kilker
It is not at all likely that the Chicago
stock exchange will reopen its doors
for some days yet to come. All agree
that it will be well into next week be
fore arrangements can be made to re
sumo business on tho exchange.
The Canadian department of marine
and fisheries has, been advised that tho
British barkentlnc William Gcake has
been wrecked at Bryon island, one of
the group of Magdalen Islands. The
crew, according to the advices, is still
on tho wreck.
Grinnell, la., gave Mr. Bryan a lively
reception. The nominee's train re
mained at the station 15 minutes and
they gave Mr. Bryan a chance to re
spond to the demands for a speech
without the necessity for cutting it
short to fit the schedule.
Tho Cincinnati night express on the
Vandalia lino struck the rear of tho
west bound New York train at Collins
ville, 111., Friday night. Two Pullman
coaches were badly demolished, but no
one was seriously injured. The cause
of the accident was the failure of air
brakes to respond on the Cincinnati
President Cleveland has charged
Hon. Edwin F. Ulil, tho American am
bassador, to express to Emperor Wil
liam his sympathy with his majesty
and the German people for tho loss of
tho German gunboat litis, which was
recently wrecked off southeast Pro
montory, China, when 75 officers and
men lost their ll es.
Li Hung Chang, tho Chinese states
man, who is now tho guest of Great
Britain, visited St Paul's cathedral
Saturday morning and placed a wreath
upon the tomb of Gen. Charles Georgo
Gordon, who was killed by the Mali
dists at Khartoum fn the Soudan, on
January 20, 1SS5. Li Hung Chang nnd
Gen. Gordon were personal friends.
Baron John Von Hcekcren, I ho only
son of Baron Von Ilekeeren, of Nym
egen, Holland, was found dead in his
room in a lodging house In Mercid,
Cal. An empty tnorphino bottle was
found beside him, and it is supposed
that ho took tho poison lu a fit of de
spondency. Ho was about thirty years
of ago and had lived in this country
for about fivo years.
To Watch the .Steamer Laurada.
WAsmsoThx, Aug, 8. Tho treasury
department Friday sent telegrams to
the several collectors of ports in south
ern Floridn, and to the captains of
the revenue cutters in those waters, in
structing them to keep a lookout for
the steamer Laurada, which cleared
from Wilmington, Del., Thursday, and
which Is supposed to bo on a filibuster
ing, expedition to Cuba. Tho Spanish
minister hero filed tho information on
which the treasury acted.
A Itlch 1'ind.
Hautfokd, Ct., Aug. 8. A rich find
was made by Charles S. Hullng, of
Cleveland, O., at Wethersfield Friday.
His aunt, Miss Elizabeth J. Shepherd,
a maiden lady of 70 years of ago, died
thoro last week In supposed poverty.
Friday Mr. Huling, while searching
tho house, found 23,000 In good stocks
and bonds concealed in a casement.
Miss Shepherd had lived a retired Ufa
for many years, and before bocoming
sick had earned u megro living by sow
toff. V Dknvkb, Co)., Aug. 8. Tho official
call of. tho silver party stato cpnven?
tion has been issued, The convention
will meet September 0 at a place to be
subsequently designated by the com.'
A cream ot tartar Baiting Powder. Highest
of all in leavening strength Latest Vnitea
Satee Governmtnt Food Report.
KOYAI. BAKING POWDER CO . 100 Wall StN.
Residents of Pittsburgh Lose a
Hundred Thousand Dollars.
Over One Hundred Persons Buy Land
From One Vansmith.
They Unlit llouim for TlieuiarlveH, Hut Aro
Now Without Title to Their Property
alift Are Liable to lto Dispogiteffled
The Swindle Hold in Conception.
Prrrsiiunaii, Pa., Aug. 8. A land
swindle by which residents of Pitts
burgh lost 8100,000, and perhaps more,
lias come to light Requisition papers
for the arrest of .1. F. Vansmith, one of
tho principals In the fraudulent trans
action, have been issued by Judge
Porter. Vansmith has been located in
Alexandria, Va., and it is expected
that his art est will be effected Satur
day. Not only has the SI 00,000 been lost, but
over one hundred persons who bought
land from Vansmith, and built homes for
themselves, are without title to their
property, and aro liable to be dispos
sessed. The swindle was bold in con
ception and in execution. Forged and
fraudulent deeds and certificates
for western land, it is charged,
were exchanged for good Allegheny
county land, and the latter was sold or
mortgaged for cash. James W. and
Joseph Brecn, who traded land in this
county worth S20.000 for worthless
deeds, have made information against
the men concerned on the other side of
tho deal. Two of them are supposed
to be myths and the other two. It is
expected, will be arrested beiore
nightfall. The United States post
office inspectors are also working
on the case sinco the mails were
used unlawfully in engineering tho
land deals. Vansmith, as he is known,
came from Chicago, where it is said he
had been under suspicion. He at once
published alluring advertisements of
Chicago lots and California and Wash
ington lands, for which he held the
power of attorney to exchango for Al
legheny county land. Vansmith dis
played wonderful genius and ere long
had unloaded ten lots centrally lo
cated in Chicago; land at Lake View,
Cal., and at Seattle, Wash.
Tho new purchasers have sinco ascer
tained that their deeds, certificates,
abstracts, etc, aro valueless. Van
smith sold or mortgaged his purchases
here as rapidly as they w ere acquired
and quietly left tho c'ity. The case has
been worked up and tho principals lo
cated by a local detective agency. Tho
agency has also discovered many inter
esting incidents in connection with
Vansmith's life. It is also intimated
that a resident of Pittsburgh, of some
prominence, is an ally of Vansmith and
he will also be arrested.
CHANCELLOR VON HOHENLOHE.
Nothing la Known of Ills lieidcnallnu in
Uerliii It May Occur Later.
London, Aug. 8 A dispatch from
tho Berlin representative of the United
Associated Presses states that the vice
chaiiman of the bundesrath, when
questioned on tho subject, said that
r-RINCK VON lIOlrENT.OIIK.
nothing was lenown in
o', tho resignation of Chancellor
Von Hohenloho, which was roported
Friday by tho Leipsic Neueste
Ntchrichten. Tho vice chairman ndd
od that ho did not think any change in
the chancellorship would occur now,
though n change was likely to bo made
Tho chancellor is Saturday at Wll
helmshoo where tho emperor is at pres
r'.kclurca an Chull.
Comjsiuus, O., Aug. & Clias. Moore,
colored, had his skull fractured by a
lump of coal thrown by a colored wom
an, and ho may dje. Tho probable
murder was committed in a hallway at
IP0X East Litfayc'tto alley, a, part of
the "Bad Lands.'' Moore'a assailant.
e ( Mrs. Jano Crosby is still at largo. It
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
u. & o. s.w.
Depaht 8:00 a. m., 10:40 a. m., : :00 rut tttt
p. m, 7:00p.m., 11:25 p.m.
ARnivi 8:05 a. m 8:10 a. m 12:25, p. m., iiM
p. m., 0:40, p. m., 8:55 p. m.
T. & O.C. EX.
Leave 2.10 p. m.. 9:00, 4:00 a.m
AnniVK 4:4t, 12:i5p m.7:30a.m
C &.. M.
Leave 0:25 a. m. 2:Up.a
AmirvE li:l5 a. m., 7:05 p. ra
Leave "'......' 0:20 a. m., 2:40 p. m
AitntvE 10:40 a.m., 6:65 p. in
0."K. R. It. (Eastern Time.)
South 0:34a.m.; 3-.C3, 7:3.1 p.m
North 12:3.!, 3:00 a. m.;-7j27 p.m
aiiignBn8"8"" " C" I
We have this to say about
Children's, Boys' and
Men's Suits: Come in and
if we can suit you, you will
go out with it under your
arm. The price will not
stand in your way.
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Cincinnati, Aug. a
FLOUH Winter patent. 83.20S3.5O; do tancjv
g75a00, do family, tlS0a2.60; extra, H80a
2.10: lowerades, f 1 501 75; spring patent. I3.S3
03.83: do 'fancy, SI 152.135; Jo family, 82.60&
2.85: rye. S2.4&35.60 per brL
WniAi-Sules: No. 3 red, track, 5So: reject
ed roi, track, E.'o
Cork Ko. S white, shelled and No. 2 yel
low qubtaliTe at TJ4c and No 2 mixed at ZCic,
buyers' vlewa ""a
Oats Sales: No. : mixed, track, ZOc; hot
No. 2 mixed, nexr, track, 14c; rejected mixed,
new, track, 16c; No 2 mixed, old, track, 2:0:
No. 2 mixed, cow, track, 20c.
Hoes Choico packers and prime butchers,
$3.503aGO, mixed packers. SI 4033.50, com
mon and roughs, S2.75Q3.15; light shippers',
;3 55Q&73; common to fair pigs, $100Q3 35.
CATI.TE Heavy steers, fair to good, 53.C0Q
4. 10, choice to extra, S1,1J4 25; butchers, good
to choice, $3.754 10, fair to medium, iiioa
3. to; common to ordinary, &12a: 85, oxen,
$1.53(2 3. 65, heifers, good to choice. 8 J. 633 85;
fair to medium, 81 75Q3.60.
Sheep ano Lambs Sheep Extras 83.10
Q3.25, gocl to choice, 8X2203,00, common
to fair, $1 25&? 00. Lambs Extras, 15.1 5Q5. 50;
good to choice, 5-1 ro5 00, common to f.air,$2.7i
3.75; culls, SI 5032.00,
Veai. CAl.VEt Fair to good light, S503
0.25; extra, (0.50, common and largo, S3.50&5.25.
Wooii Unwa3hcd, fine merino, 0310c per
lb ; quarter-blood clothing, 12313c: medium'
delalno and clothing, 1213c; braid, ll12c;
medium combing, 13Q14C. Washed, fine merino,
X to XX, 12c; medium clothing, 14S15c: de
lalno lleecc, 14315c; long combing, lM31Gc;
quarter-blood and low, 12Bl3c; common
CHICAGO, Aug. 7.
Calls on September wheat opened at S7'c,
sold at 57MC, last price 57c. Puts oponcd at
SsyOooc, sold at 5Co, last prlco 537a56c,
Calls on Scptombcr corn opened at Hiie.
sold between 24!i&21o und 2lQ21!ic
last nrice 2 1?,' a Puts opened ut 21o, soldat
24)(c," last prlco 21HG24ic
Indiana roLis. Ind . Aug. 7.
Cattle Medium to good slilpplng steers,
ll75iC0. 11 miion to fair, SASiQaeO, good to
choice feeder j.COaiea
Hoes-Good to choice mediums and heavy,
S3.85Q3 50 mixed and heavy racking, 83.204J
3.35 good to choice light welghti, 8,l60a3.65.
SntfcP-Gooit to choice lambs, (15035.00;
i'smmon to meillum lambs, &!753t5; good to
choice efreen. tBUM.aa,
1,111 1 Hupelessly Insane.
C01.UJUIUS, O., Aup. S. Ihiffgins &
Sowers., nttoruoys of Jeweler Luce,
now in an asylum, say that there is no
intention of trying1 to effect the release
of Luce. The nollcs in his case were
only entorod after tho asylum authori
ties had stated that ho was perma
nently inbano with no hope, of improve
ment. Itolltnr Flooded by p Cloudburst.
Columbus, O., Au. 6. a cloudburst
ocenrred at Bolivar, Starts county,
flooding the'villago and driving tho
neoplo to the roofs of their houses ti
oscapo from drowning. The damage.
10 property is great antral! way -1
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