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MARIETTA DALLY LEADER.
VOL. II. NO. 270
MARIETTA, OHIO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1896.
PRICE ONE CENT
Successful and Sensational Rob
bery at Cleveland, 0.
Masked Men Overpower and Bind tho
Night Watchman of a Brewery.
Tho Robbers Hccuro an.ooq nail, a Col
lection of Knru Coins Valued at 81,000
After Looting tlm Sale Tlioy TaUo
JCvor thing or Vuluu Id the Office.
.Cleveland, O., Nov. 12. Tho most
sousational and successful robbery
that has occurred In this city for years
was perpetrated at the works of tho
Star Brewing Company early Wednes
day morning. Nlghtwatchman Louis
Christlunscn, was making his routine
inspection of tho building, when five
masked men sprang out of tho dark
ness. A flcrco strugglo ensued and
whapons of all kinds were brought
into use. Tho robbers wore
heavily armod, but, refrained from
using their guns in order to avoid
noise. Tho watchman was finally
overcome, bound and gagged and tied
to a steam pipe.' Tho robbers then
broko open tho office door and wrapped
tho safe with wet blankets. Tho com
bination handlo was broken off and tho
safo blown to pieces with dynamite.
After lootiug tho safo of its contents
and taking overything of value in tho
office the robbers departed. Tho help
less watchman managed to frpo him
self after ropcatcd struggles, and gave
Officers quickly arrived and mado a
thorough, investigation. Tho robbers
left no clue behind them, but it Is the
opinion of tho police that tho crime
was tho work of professional safo
blowers. Tho robbers secured 5,000
in money and carried away a collec
tion of raro coins bolonging to G A
Strangman valued at 81,500. The rob
bery occurred in a densoly populated,
wealthy residenco part of tho city.
Watchman Christiansen sustained
three severe wounds as tho result of
his struggle with tho men.
Tho Traveller AciiuTt fitlTl Missing..
Dethoit, Mich., Nov. 12. A tele
gram to tho Journal from Hamilton,
Ont., from R. O. and A.'B. Maekay,
owners of tho missing propeller Aca
dia, says that they havo heard nothing
yet from the missing steamer, which is
now a week overdue at the "Soo." Tho
Acadia was built at Hamilton in 1607
and registers SOO tons.
Lumbor Cump Starting Up.
Houghton, Mich., Nov. 12. A large
number of lumber camps are being
started in the, upper peninsula, tho
weather having turned cold wlth'pros
pects of a settled winter and sleighing
henceforth. Lumbermen aro much
encouraged by tho result of the elec
tion and at least fifty per cent, more
men will bo employed than was antici
pated a m on tl! ago.
TO FEED THE
5ff For Black and Blue Cheviot
m UU Suits, nicely made and trim
med. Styles, single and
double breasted sacks.
For all wool stylish suits,
in now plaids and fancy mix
tures, Black Cheyiots. All
Q ff For handsome Suits, made
xj .UU from imported Clay Worsted,
Thibets and Cheviots, siqglo
and double breasted sacks and cut-away
Child's Short Pant Suits,
Doublo breasted suits, extra well made from good strong materials in neat
dark effects, sizes 5 to 14 years, $1.50.
' Double breasted suits, extra well mado in neat dark Cheviots and Cassimers,
sizes 5 to 14 years, $2.25. ,
Doublo breasted, strictly all wool sult3 in blue, black and fancy overplaids,
slzos U to 15 years, $3.00.
Boy's Long Pant Suits
Mado from Bluo and Black Cheviots, well mude and trimmed, sizes 12 to 10
Double and, single breasted, strictly all wool suits in blue, black and fancy
check cheviots, sizes 13 to 10 year!, $5.00
Doublo and singlo breasted all wool suits in black and bluo clays and chev
iots, also tho stylish brown effects, sizes 14 to 10 years, $7.50
A full and complete line of UNDERWEAR,
FURNISHINGS and HATS.
Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
Cor. Front and Butler sts?, ' - Old P. 0. Building
or Gt-n. Mites iu thii Sicrrtiirj- of Writ
Recommends n lnertmso of tho. Army.
WAsiiinoton, Nov. 12. In transmit
ting to the bocrotary of war tho annual
reports of the department command
ers In connection with his own reports
upon the military operations of tho
post year, Gen. Nelson A. Miles, com
manding tho army, takes' occasion to
commend tho dlsciplino and personnel
of this army.
, .Regarding tho distribution of tho
army at important fortifications along
tho 0,000 miles of seacoast and at cor
tain points along tho 7,000 miles of na
tional boundary, which Is necessary to
give security against a foreign foe and
protection from Indians, Con. Miles
earnestly recommends that no consid
eration for tho location of military
posts bo entertained, except when they
arc called for by tho military author
ities and deemed absolutely cssontial
for the national requirements.
Gen. Miles recommends that tho en
listed strength of tho army be fixed at
one soldier to every 2,000 of population
as a minimum, tho maximum not to ex
ceed ono soldier, for every 1,000 of popu
lation. "Tho strength to bo determined
by tho presidont of tho United States
according to tho necessities and rcquir
ments of tho nation."
Ho renews his previous recommenda
tion that at least two stations west of
tho Rocky mountains and ono cast bo
established for tho accommodation of
ono regiment of cavalry each-; also tho
recommendations concerning tho uso
of bicycles ancLmotor wagons and tho
promotion of enlisted man who shall bo
found competent after thorough exam
ination to tho grado of second lieuten
ant after flvo years' sorvlce.
Roforrlng to coast defenses. Gen.
Miles renews his recommendations of
last year for liberal appropriations for
high power Runs, mortars and other
artillery necessities, and urges suf
ficient appropriations for tho work of
ordnance, engineer and quartermas
ter's departments bo mado available
during tho coming year. Among items
San Diego, Cal., 5000,025; San Fran
cisco, 8903,830; mouth of tho Columbia
river, Oregon, 8500,325; Puget Sound,
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 12 Col. Geo.
Washington, of Newport, Thursday
morning filed his brief in tho case oi
Alonzo Y ailing, now under submission
in tho.court of appeals. CoL Washing
ton said that his brief was an enlirge
mont on tho questions discussed iu his
argument before tho court, but that it
raised no new points.
Snow Storm In tho Northwest.
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 11. From two
to three inches of snow has fallen in
this city since Monday morning. In
Southern Minnesota and Iowa the
depth is reported to bo twico that. The
storm originated iu tho Dakotas two
days ago and now extends nearly all
over the northwest.
! C ft For a well made, good dur
TT .0 ( iblo overcoat. Honest ma
terials. J f n Blue and Black Kerseys and
OtUU Beavers, trimmed with plain
and fancy linings, velvet col
lars. Tho best value hero for the
5r r For a high grado wool Iver
UU Ey elegantly trimmed and
Will Likely Bo One of the Ven
ezuela Arbitration Board.
It is Taken for Granted That Chief
Justice Fuller Will Be Another.
Frodorlclc, Coudert Spoken of at the Third
A I'otty Trick Oar President Fore
stalled In tbo Aunonueemont of Ills
Splendid Diplomatic Triumph.'
Washington, Nov. 12. There re
main but few details to bo settled in
tho matter of the Venezuelan arbi
tration, and these details aro now
being nrrangod between Secrotary
Olney and Sir Julian Pauncc
fote, tho British ambassador. It Is
generally conceded that King Oscar
of Norway and Sweden will bo tho
fiftlt arbitrator, though it is intimated
that In case ho should decline, tho
KINO OSCAR II.
president of the sister republic will ul
timately bo selected. This is really s
matter of detail.
It is taken for granted that Chief Jus
tico Fuller will bo one of tho American
arbitrators, and it is not impossible
that Mr. Frederick Coudert may bo"the
other. Mr. Coudert, being a member
of the Venezuelan commission, is emi
nently equipped with all information,
and would therofore be n valuablo rep
resentative of this government.
There is, a rumor Thursday that the
British foreign ofllco has been guilty
of a petty trick, designed to deprive
tho president of tho personal triumph
of announcing in hi3 forthcominc
messago to congress that American
diplomacy and determination had
triumphed over Great Britain. Tho
publication in advance of the signa
ture of any portion of tho proposed
Venezuelan protocol was a fflarinc
breach of tho diplomatic usages that
are recognized between all govern
ments. It is known, of course, that
neither Secretary Olney nor Sir Julian
Pauncofoto .had given out this in
formation. Inquiry by tho diplomats
representing other governments Anally
revealed tho fact that certain details
of tho treaty, embodying its most im
portant 'features, had been given out
by tho British foreign ofllco to be
cabled to Washington and printed hero
in order to forestall President Clove
land. London, Nov. 12. Tho St. James
Gazette Thursday afternoon publishes
a leading article, headed ,"Au His
toric Moment," in tho course of which
it says: "Lord Salisbury's great ad
mission of the principle that the
United States have the right tc
Intervene in frontier disputes of the
American powers and to compel the
disputants to arbitrate, altogthci
transconds in importance the qucs
tion of the Guiana boundary. It is a
formal recognition of the hegemony
of tho United States on the American
continent and gives tho president a
position in tho new world which the
medieval popes and emperors tried
vainly to claim in Europe."
London, Nov. 12. Tho foreign offlco
has communicated official information
to the United Associated Presses thai
there uro still many details of the
Venezuelan agreement to be arranged.
Before these arc completed and
tho basis of tho agreement bo
comes an ofllcial record signed by
Sir Julian Pauncofote, British Am
bassador at Wnshingtou, and
Hon. Richard Olney, United States
secretary of state, the foreign otlice iu
feists that no communications on the
subject from hero aro possible. Sh
Julian Paunccfote is tho only medium,
taking his instructions directly from
Lord Salisbury, who now considers the
matter-concluded, excepting tho verbal
form of the convention, which must be
based upon an exchange of documents.
Besides Sir Richard Webster, attor
ney general, Lord Davoy, lord of ap
peal in ordinary, is mentioned in legal
circles as likely to be assigned to the
(conduct of tho British caio before the
Lousing Lands for Cnuvlcts.
Jackson, Miss., Nov. 12. Tho board
of control of tho state penitentiary has
leased 7,500 acres of Delta farm land
on which it will ralso cotton next year
as it did this, with convict labor. Tho
stato furnishes tho labor in exchange
for the land and' tho teams and shares
products even. Tho state owns 8,000
acres of land and with tho rented
farms will produce close to 10,000 bales
Preparing for Trouble.
Constantinople, Nov. 12. While
counselling the American missionaries
to remain at their posts in Anatolia,
tho United States minister, Mr. Alex
ander W. Terrell,, has induced tho ro
moval at the children of the mission
aries to places of ba'fety.
A Mninorliit to Congress Adopted Gen.
Harrison Delivers nn Address.
Indianapolis, Iud., Nov. 12. Tho
third day's session of tho Farmers' Na
tional congress had two important
features. Ono was an address by Gen.,
Harrison, and tho other was tho adop
tion of a memorial to congress.
Gen. Harrison was in a happy mood,
and, wlion he aroso to speak, ho was
After tho memorial to congress -was
read 0. M. Hogg, of Ohio, moved that
the paragraph asking that the duty
upon wool, as prayed for by tho Na
tional Wool Growers' association, ono
year ago, and embodied in tho memo
rial, be btricken out and also that tho
".lino of holding imported wool in bond
bo extended 30 days.
Tho motion brought u wrathful re
ply from Judge Lawronce, of Ohio, who
charged that Mr. Hogg's interests were
with tho manufacturers rather than
with tho wool growers Ho charged
that tho Dlngley bill discriminated in
favor of tho manufacturer and ugalnat
the wool grower. Mr. Hogg, in reply
ing, said that 05 per cent, of tho manu
facturers wero iu sympathy with tho
American wool growors, and that the
discrimination against American wools
is because of tho faulty condition iu
which they aro put upon tho market.
Tho memorial asks congress to sco to
it that no trusts aro organized that
can extort exorbitant prices for farm
products, favors tho protcctivo tariff
policy and asks, regarding wool, these
changes In tho Dingley bill:
That tho "skirting clause," of tho
act of 1800, shall not bo applicablo to
That the pledge therein that it shall
contlnuo in operation "Until August 1,
1603" shall be struck out.
That tho duties on woolen rags,
shoddy, mungo, flocks, nocks, waste
and other adulterations shall bo mado
That wool and woolen manufactures
imported under its provisions shall not
remain in bonded warehouses more
than ten days.
England Not Kcucly to Recognize It as
London, Nov. 12. Tho Globe, com
menting upon the Venezuelan arbitra
tion treaty, says it welcomes tho agree
ment because it releases the United
States from a false and dangerous
position. If the commission had re
ported adversely to Great Britain, the
paper adds, President Cleveland would
have been forced to attempt to
coerce Great Britain to eat humble
pie, with tho result that if tho
Washington government had seen fit
t.1! enter tho unequal contest with Eng
land the developments of tho United
States would have been retarded for
half a century. Tho Globe also says:
"It must be clearly understood that
the constitution of the new arbitration
tribunal is not to establish a precedent
for arranging' all further disputes be
tween tho United States and the United
Kingdom in North and South America,
nor are wo ready to recognize Monroe
ism as international law."
Ono Ilurclar Uoid, tho Otlior Wocuded.
Uatavia, N. Y., Nov. 12. Two bur
glars wero discovered robbing the gen
eral btoro of W. A. Hundro.lmark, in
tho little village of Elba, Thursday
morning, and wero called upon by a
posse of citizens to surrandor. The
burglars mado a dahli for liberty and
the besieging party fired on them. Tho
robbers returned the fire and a dozen
or more shots were oxchanged. When
tho f usilade was ovor, ono of the rob
bcrs,lay dead and the other seriously
wounded. Tho wounded man was
brought to Uatavia and lodged in jail,
nc gavo the namo of Georgo Stevens,
hut further than this would say noth
ing regarding himself or companion.
Slurried for tliu Third Time.
London, Nov. 12. The marriago of
tho Dowager Duchess of Sutherland to
Sir Albert Kayo Kollit, M. P., took
place Wednesday in St George's
church, Hanover square. The service
was full choral, and tho church was
magnificently decorated for tho occa
sion. Tho services wero conducted by
Rev. Arthur Mitchell, a brother of tho
bride, assisted by Rev. A. B. Carpenter,
a brother of tho bishop of Ripon, and
Rev. Dr. Anderson, rector of St.
Mitts Amilft Howard Married.
Ni:w Okll'ans, Nov. 12. Miss Annie
Howard, daughter of the late multi
millionaire, Charles T. Howard, of
New Orleans nnd New York, was mar
ried Thursday in London, England, to
Mr. Walter Parrott, of that city, whom
she met while traveling in Egypt.
Miss Howard, it will bo remembered,
was to havo been married to Mr.Cirtur
Harrison,-the mayor of Chicago, short
ly after the date on which Mr. Har
rison was murdered by Prcndergast
I'lmt Deer lit Years.
Buena Vista, O., Nov. 12. A largo
buck, closely pursued by hounds,
came from tho hills Wednesday, swam
tho river and disappeared in tho Ken
tucky hills. It 1ms been years sinco a
deer has been seen in this locality.
Steuiienville, 0., Nov. 12. E. L.
Hammond, a prominent business man,
accidentally shot himself Wednesday
while clcauing a 3S-ciliber revolver,'
the ball entering just bolow thti heart,
no will die.
Limn I'ap'er Mills to Resume.
Lima, O., Nov. 12. Tho Lima paper
mills, employing 350 men, will resume
operations December 1. Tho mills pay
out over 10,000 a month and havo been
shut down several months.
Ohio's (Jlllclal Vote.
Columbus, 0.,Nor. 12. Tho official
republican plurality iu Ohio is 01,050.
Tho total vote, ),00::.J50.
P I lSaA!-'ultf
A cream of tarter baking powder. Highest
of all in leavening strength. Latest United
States Government Food Report.
Royal Bakino powder Co., New York.
Now and Intore-ttlnc; Ilnpponlugs Within
Seventeen Manufacturing: Concerns About
Heady to Resume Uaslness.
CLr.VLi.AND, O., Nov. 12. Sovcnteen
important manufacturing concerns
hero Wednesday gave evidence of tho
prosperity icsulting from tho election,
by either starting up or giving notice
of intention to immediately put more
men to .work. 'J he Britton Rolling
Mill Co., whoso works have been lying
idle for a year, set a force of
men at wqrlc Wednesday oiling
tho machinery preparatory to start
ing tho mill with 100 men
next week. Tho United Salt Co.'s
works has set business going with a
force of 204 men working on full time.
The Amerie-in Wire Co., one of tho
largest concerns of its kind in tho
United States, started up full blast
Wednesday. A double turn is run
night and day. Twelve hundred men
are now working und more hands aro
wanted. The ( Hoffman Bicycle Co. is
again running. Many of the men who
lost employment by tho shut down of
tliis establishment wero given their old
The Forest City Paint and Varnish
works Wednesday reported a largo in
crease in orders They will increaso
the force one-third.
The Cleveliml Twist Drill Co. has in
creased its working hours from 8 to 10
Why Judgo Fcrrl Ttilnlis It Is Constitu
tional. Cincinnati, Nov,. 12. Probate Judgo
Ferris, who, under the Torrens system
as enacted for Ohio, will be called to
exercise broader judicial duties, has
given thi bill exhaustive study. He
"Tho Ohio bill Is constitutional.
That of Illinois was not, and I am
not surprised to Itnow it was so
held. The difference in favor of
our act is this: the constitutions
of both states are identical in
hat judicial powers are vested in
only the courts. The Illinois bill
conferred judicial power on tho coun
ty recorder, who was called to pass
on titles, claims, etc. Under tho Ohio
bill the recorder only receives appli
cations. The common pleas and pro
bate courts pass on the claims ju
dicially. That is the ease in a nut
shell." THE SMALLPOX
Case nt Iroutn'i Han Its Origin from an
Old Coat Tulii'ii 1'nira a 1VU House.
Columhus, O., Nov. 12. Secretary
Probst, of the state board of health, re
turned Wednesday from Ironton,
where he has been investigating a ease
of smallpox. Uo thinks that tho dis
easo had its origin there in an old coat
taken from the pest house. Tho coat
was found along tho railroad track
near tho pest house by a pedestrian,
who took it home, and it is supposed
to havo communicated the disease to a
neighbor, although ho did not becomo
No onu knows how tho coat got from
thepesthouso to the railroad track, but
there seems to bo no doubt that it was
worn by a previous inmate of the pest
house. It has been six-years sinco any
ono was in tlmpcsthouse.
A REDBIRD'S LIDERTV.
Test Cnso to 11a Made by a Prosecution at
MlDDi.r.TOWN, O., Nov. 12.. -Thursday
morning Gamo Warden Jos. Naughton
received orders from tho stato gamo
warden to arrest R. C. Sturgcss, n
prominent paper maker of this city, for
depriving a grosbeak song bird of its lib
erty. This is to bo made a test case
and in tho event a case can be made
against Sturgcss by the stato whole
sale arrests will follow, as thero are a
great number who aro thus violating
tho game laws of tho state.
Highwaymen Uso Revolvers.
Sidney, O., Nov. 12. L. C. Showers,
when returning homo Wednesday even
ing about T o'clock, was held'up and
robbed by three Negroes with drawn
revolvers. Ho gave them a S3-bill, af
ter which, cursing him, they fired at
his head thrco times, tho first shot hit
ting him in tho forehead. They then
ordered him out of his buggy, in which
they made their escape. A posso is in
llrlco May Hay the Ohio fioathorn.
Cincinnati. Nov. 12. Thnnnwn mmn
from a reliable tourco that Senator
Brlco will buy tho Ohio Southern rail
road at the receiver's kh!h n. wpp!.- frnm
Saturday, and will mako ono system
out of tho Cincinnati, Jackson & Mack
inaw, tho Ohio Southern and tho Lima
Northern. It will all mean that Sena
tor Brico is gradually nnd surely get
ting a strontr foothold in Cincinnati
LADIES, SEE OUR
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j-"j mo iuu line ior UIGV
trade and we are eoirnr to
f close them out at prices lessf
T tnan tiiey are worth.
I 1 coat, age 2, worth $6.50 f
to-day, cost us $5.00; $4.50 1
ft will buy it. Color red; a
1 coat, age 4, worth $7.00,1
cost us $5.50; will sell atf
$4.50. Color old gold.
1 coat, age 3, worth $6.50,
cost $5.00; will sell at $4.50.
3 coats, color blue, ages 3, f
4 and 6, worth $5.00, cost
$3.75; will close them out at
Of tho Socrct Survlre, Makes Ills Annual
Washington, Nov. 12. Tho annual
report of W. P. Hazen, chief of the se
cret service, states that tho counterfeit
ing of paper money has materially de
creased during tho past year. This
can in part bo accounted for by tho
largo increaso in "raised" or "altered"
notes found in circulation, some of
which aro most skilfully exe
cuted. Ho attributes the facil
ity with which the public aro
deceived by raised notes to
the frequent changes in tho designs of
tho United States notes, which makes
it almost impossible for tho public to
becomo familiar with the currency. It
is also made plain, he adds, that tho
distinctive paper in use is an aid to tho
criminal rather than a protection to
tho public, because of tho fact that a
note printed upon paper containing
silk threads (as a number of the best
of tho counterfeits and all
the raised notes tire) is accepted
in a majority of instances
without hesitation, owing to the orro
neous impression that tho paper used
by tho government is manufactured by
a secret process and can not be coun
terfeited. He has also becomo con
vinced that the introduction of silk
into tho paper tends to lessen its
wearing qualities and is, therefore,
responsible to a degree for its short
The counterfeiting of gold and silver
coius has been on the increaso in all
parts of tho country. Some counter
felts of f.ilver coins have appeared on
the Pacific coast that are quite as good
nsthcgc'riimu'. both in weight and fineness-,
tird made from dies of excellent
liiciipml rrom Jail,
Toledo, O., Nov. 12. Harry Davis,
alias Crawford, one of the throe men
uuder arrest for complicity in the mur
der of Marshal Baker, of North Balti
more, O.,- several months ago, escaped
from tho county jail here Thursday
morning. His homo is said to be in
To Iloulilo Its Cuinclty,
1'LAiNr'iEi.D, N. J., Nov. 12. Tho
Daily Press, in its issue Thursday, says
that the Standard Oil Co. will soon
commence the work of doubling tho
refining capacity of their plant at Con
stable Point, N. J., and will spend 51,
700,000 iu tho work.
The Texas lu Dry Dock.
New Yonic, Nov. 11. Tho battlo
ship Texas, which had beeu in tho miuL
in tho Wallabout for ovor 43 hours, is
on co rooro in dry dock. At 11 o'clock'
Wednesday morning tho torpedo boat,
which has been on the blocks for some
time, was hauled off and tlio Texas
look her place.
iV. II. O'Connor, tho British ambassa
dor to Russia,- recently visited Odessa
for tho purpose of studying tho sub.
ject of tho exportation of cereals from
that port to India. Prince. Obollnski
has written a letter to tho Novoo
Vrcm Yauj advising tho sale of ryo at
Odessa at 40 kopeks per pood, which
course, the nrinco think, would miti
gate tho suffering attendant upon the
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