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SPRINGFIELD GLOBE -REPUBLIC.
SPEENGFJEIZ), 0. WEDNESDAY ETEXING, () i:IHER 21 1886.
ln OIIIH-Vol. VII. No IO
Xhc K13IIJLJO-Vol Xm, No.l!u:i
PRICE TWO CENTS.
WtmfOTi V 21 Ohio
1-at r wtMt lirr nearly stilion
Sl'KIXCHhLD, 0., )
November 24, 1S86. J
You neversawsuch mufflers
as are getting ready for
Christmas, or such all pure
silk hanukerchieis, 25c, 50c
and 75c. They'd fill a dream
chock full of reality.
You shall see them one by
one and take a good deal of
time for choice if you come
early. Money and choice to
gain by looking ahead.
We are once and a half
ready ith gloves and mittens
to fill the bill for handling cold
things with summer comfort.
Fur caps to sweat the
head and save barbering ex
penses, a dollar to two-filty.
Several shapes ; price guaged
according to quality, not
shape. A little unhandy to
get at, just now, but
Nothing further of
Scotch cahs, but a good
to ponder over about
home-made oversoats for men
There are sweets among
them. You may travel miles
and do lots worse than to buy
your hve or eight or twenty
dollar overcoat from the
No little amount of pains '
has been taken with our this
year's stock of overcoats to
exactly as you
find a fault with
any coat in
r -j .
StOCK alter considering price
alnnrrqide of nttilitv We
aiongbiue Ol quaillj. e
OUght to know your wants
PSrleCtlV. We OUfint to be
able to sell you more coat for
less money from manufactur
ing advantages which we
alone enjoy ; we can, we will.
Spring bottom pants are
ripening fast, and boys' knee
pant suits, $1.50, are going at
a rate to almost swim your
Little tads' overcoats, hand
somed to suit the boy, his
mother, and her purse.
Springfield's Onlj One Price
Jersey Sweet Potatoes,
11ULK AM) CAN',
The Finest in the City.
j. i. mm
NO. 13 EAST HIGH STREET.
DR. J. C. OLDHAM,
OPEIUT1TE DENTISTKY A
No, Y E. &ain Street.
KNIGHTS OF LABOR.
Taey Promote Their Interests in Various
Localities by Secessions
Sennlor Wade Hamilton's Lively tier.
rnrr Unttli r rrmirl. Fulfils, a De
troit VIIUonlrr W hriler.or Cleve
land, Out on S--0,000 Uatl.
By the Assoc led Tress
M- l vi 1 v. Mo.. Nov. 24 The Ktiltfits
of I.ihur have withdrawn from District
Assenibl), No l(il. and the assemblies will
he attached to the Mate assenibl) It Is
predicted that all other local assemblies on
the line of the Could sj stem, in Missouri,
will follow suit, and tuose In Kansas will
also withdraw and hereafter work under
the jurisdiction of thest-te assenibl).
Two NtrlliK to llii-ir Ilmv.
l'irriaiio. Nov. 24 The Knights of
I abor ha e In-Run an important movement
amonK the skilled iron workers bj urpiniz
ine an assembl) of skilled workmen at the
Klha Iron and Bolt Works The assembly
is composed of heaters and rollers, hut it is
the Intention to admit puddlers in a few
davs. All men enrolled are membersof the
Amalgamated Association, and intend to
Flrt Caf on Iteord of n Womnn AV ho
Heat, n Combination of Lawyers Out of
Pltkoit, Xov. 24 Charles Itiehardsou,
of Alpena, died about a J ear ago, leaving a
will bequeathliii; to his wife propertj
valued at S900.000 The will was con-
tested b) his brothers and sisters The
wife rmploed It. J Kelly, J F Trum
bull and George II. Sleater as attornejs
and then, contrarj to the advice of all
three of them, compromised the suit b)
pavme the relatives 8120,000. When the
attornejs broucht in their bills for serv
ices, accordiiiR to their own statement,
Kellj demanded SJO.OOO, Trumbull 510,000
and "sleator S J, 009 as recompense for adv ice
which had not been taken. Mrs Richard
son considered the charges exorbitant and
refused to ij baturday she drew SUW.
000 from the Alpena bank and came to De
troit to keep It aw a) from the Ian vers.
placing 519.000 in the American Exchange
National bmk of this cit). However, the
( .,, I , 1 , 1 .!..
iaw)ers louuwe-u ner auu. lennuiiK inai
the) had taken out a garnishment for the
bank, she drew her money out and has since
kept it about her ierson. It Is Impossible
to tell the outcome. The law)exs sa) she
Is a miser and crai).
THE NEW CERTIFICATES.
I IinpoMlbllltj to Supply the Demand for
The-m by UiflTraile.
W.vhioton, Nov. 24. "We have no
1 one-elollar certificates " sale! the cashier at
ttie treasury department vv hen asked b)
i )our correspondent for some of these notes
I in change. "We have been unable," he
! continued, "to get enough ahead of the or
ders from banks to suppl) thechange fiends
over the counter. I have never seen such a
demand for a mone) as we have had for the
we would ever get ahead of the bank or
ders. The standard stlv er dollars threaten
to be at a discount when this mone) gets in
circulation if Its issue should be stopped.
lint I think there will be hundreds of mil
lions of the SI certificates Issued before the
presses stop. The authority for their Issue
seems to be unlimited. Atread) twice as
uiucii paer currcuc) is irceiveei ai uie?
banks and stores In Washington, a usual.
' Kue Jears ago there was littIe siher ln clr"
ouiation-nothing much but legal-tenders of
'United btates treasur)' notes. Now, ills
I hoped, the SI certibcate wilt be universally
uswl for small bills, as the Indications at
,. , .1... . ...(Ml......
iccui pumu Aiic luoilj niu oa,- pa
per monev Instead of silver dollars m
abundance by the end of the ) ear.
A Flood of Sugccntlon as to Their Im
provement. Washington, Nov. 24. Inquir) at the
treasur) department shows that as the time
for assembling ot congress approaches the
public interest in the national bank question
isvisibl) increasing. The comptroller of
the currency is now receiving letters from
all parts of the country making suggestions
as to a more permanent basts for the na
These letters come not only from persons
interested in national banks, but from of
hcers of state banks, private bankers and
from prominent manufacturers; and man)
merchants seem also to have directed their
attention to the maintenance of the existing
s) stem. Comptroller Trenholm said toda)
that he w as very much pleased to receiv e
suggestions and hoped that everybod) hav
ing an) ideas on the subject would com
municate them to him, so that he would be
prepared to la) them before the proper com
mittees in case concress should take up the
consideration of the subject.
A uung aud Ijovely Itelgtlkn Lietly did Not
Know thiet It wn A Crime.
Nf vv Yonw, Nov. 24. Lace goods of
much value have been smuggled into New
York through various chanels for some
past Miss Josephine Schovlens, a young
and lovel) Belgian living in this city, was
arrested yesterday. The young woman
sa)sshehas relations in Belgium, whom
she frequently visits. They send lace b)
her to sell m this country- The last tune
she returned b) the steamer Sw itzerland,
landing in Philadelphia. She then had
S5,000 worth of lace in her possession. It
is alleged that she brought it to this cit)
and iieddled it In the city. In her appart
ue nU vv as found lace v alued at nearly S.!.
soo. The young woman made no secret of
the wa) in which it came Into her possess
ion, fche seemed to be unaware that she
had committed a crime in smuggling the
lace into the city.
AN OFFICE COINC BECCINC.
President Can Find no One Who
Washington-, November 24. Tho pres
ident is exieriencing some didcult) in Id
ling the office of United States district at
torney for the eastern district of Wisconsin
A. K Delauey, the former incumbent, re
sijned the office at the suggestion of the
president in order to accept the democratic
nomination to congress from the Second
district of Wisconsin, now represented b)
General Bragg. The election resulted in
his defeat, and he has since made format
application toAttome) General Garland for
n appoiutnient a United States district at
torney. be,me time a,t the preident ten
dered the position to General Bragg, and
after some delaj , receiv ed a letter from him
sa)ing that it would be impossible for him
to accept The office as then tendered to
another prominent law)er of Wisconsin,
aud he. too, declined with thanks.
XTmle H,.iuntou' Misfortune.
Coir Jim v, S. C, Nov. 24. General
Wade Hampton, white out hunting, got
lost from lib, party. His gun accideutall)
killed Ins horse, the animal fell on the gen
eral ' limb and lie, with great difficult),
fretxl himself, aud then started to walk
home. He had been walking hve hours
w hen the searching party found him, near!)
exkausted, late at night
Wlieller Releasee! on Hall.
CLEVEtANi). Nov. 24. Whetler, who
was bound over yesterday without ball for
murdering his wife, was released today on
5.10,000 bail by judge .uc&enny.
WHAT WE DRINK.
T le VV ittciihrrc 4 In mlt' Ut-purt on sort .
linen, or Our Well Water iiihI Our fit)
tthe imituiitof council list nlplit, I'rof
Smith, chc mist of ilti nberg colli ge, prt"-s-ntisl,
throiich Mr. Prune, the following
rejHirtofthe results of ins ami sis of va
nous w aters in springhelil. includ ng thecltj
water distributed through the pipes At
this time the re ort is of peculiar interest
WittentHTg College, Spnngtieid. Ohio,
Nov 22, lstiti
Prnf Prince. Couni 11m in from send W aril
1)1 vn Ml. Last Wednisdaj Kufus
f.elwicks, r presenting the citv council
brought to this lalmratorv three samples of
water with the request tint thev be e
amines! with a view of ascertaining their
litnes for drinking purposes. The sam
plfs bore labels showing them to be from
(1 east Main street, (s Hirrisnn street, and
110 eist Colunibii stieet, respectivel. I
evamined them all fur the following sub
1. Ammonia This substance, if present
in water ill an appree uMe amount, untits it
for use Large iinntitiis (eighable are
Invariant) the product vf the diva) of or
ganic matter, which has reached the water
from some outside and ohjectionible source.
Its presence indicates other injurious sub
Nitric Acid This is found in water in
the form of nitrates, and is an nid ition
product of organic, nitrogenous matter
Nitrates, themselves harmless, indicate as
ociated, impurious elecoinpnsitUiii pro-1
3 Oxidiralile Matter Foreign vegi table!
or animal matter
4. Chlorine 1 his constituent is usual)
present as an alkaline ihlonde limine
cases out of ten it arisen from human or an
j .Sulphuric Acid Large quantities of
tin? are objectionable
I eonlmed in) rumination of the waters
to the above substances, liecuiise from their
amount we can readil) determine whether
a water is unlit or not for drinking pur
ioses The presence of two or more of
these ingredients In water in quantities ex
ceeslmg those of a normal water should at
once condemn that vv ater as an unwhole
'Ihat vou mav be able to judge of the
condition of the waters examined. I will
give)ou, hrst. the coniositioii. In part, of
good, wholesome ilriuking water. In
IO0 000 parts of such water there should
i Vlrs! Mnrrt thin the lerv slightest trace
- . - - V --C
NaHiiid The nitric acid should never ex
ceed hftevn part
Third The oxidizable mUIer should
never riuire more tlian from live-tenths to
eight-tenths parts of pcimaninateof lxit
ash for its oxidation.
Fourth The chlorine should never ex
ceed two-thirds parts.
Fifth Milphunc acid in the form of sul
phates should neviTgo above eiglit tn.ths
Now to the waters submitted That from
01 east Miin street showed in 100,000
First I-arge and vveighable quantities of
Second- Fifteen parts of nitric acid.
Third Organic matter enough to con-
' sume one part of pcrmitieiiuatc of jHitash
i for its oxidation.
4. lLl parts of chlorine.
I 5 Sulphuric acid in targe amount.
I Thenve ingredients are all above the
normal, and because the water Is so badl)
contaminated, I would at once close up the
I well coiitaininirit- if it were on mv nronertv.
The water from Cs Harrison street,
showed in 100 000 juris:
1. Appreciable quantities of ammonia
2 s 7 parts ot nitric acid
3 Organic matter suflicient to require .85
parts of permanganate of iotash for Its
4 6 02 parts of chlorine.
5 Large amount of sulphuric acid.
This water should not be used feu drink
ing purKses. liutli it and the water from
91 east Mam street, hive evident!) received
additions from priv) vaults, or kindred ob
The water from 110 east Columbia street,
showed in 100 000 parts
1. Faintest trace of ammonia.
2 17 parts of nitric acid.
:t. The oxiitizahle matter in it consumed
.50 parts of emiar.ganate of jmiUsIi.
4 1 41 parts of chlorine.
5 Slight amount of sulphuric acid
The onl) ingredient, above normal, in
this sample is the nitric acid, but as the
others are low, tins one would not make
tins an uiivvholi-soiue water.
Thecit) water, taken from the h)drant
in the tabo.rator), and examined for the
same substances as the preceding water,
showed it to be normal m these iomts.
Km. vu F. Smith,
WHY THI3 STEERFUL SCENE,
Novel Calf Suit In Common IMea The
Cot Ten Time the Value of ttie Anl
A novel suit is in progress before Judge
White In common pleas today. A Mr
WiNon and Andrew l'helan are two promi
nent and substantial agriculturists of Pleas
ant township, who had jotntl) grazed their
cattle cm the pisture of S)dne) Gilbert
One di). in separating the herds, there
came a dispute as to the ownership of a
certain jearlmg steer worth not more than
S20. The racket was hot salt) and bitter,
but Mr l'helan tinall) took possession of
the steer Mr Wilson then brought suit
in replevin before Justice Convvaj. and a
big cost bill was contracted and then ex
panded. The case comes to common p'eas
on error, and all Pleasant township is pre
ent Oscar T. Martin, hsq , looks after the
bovine interests of Mr. Wilson, while F S.
Wallace. l-q . represents the cattle rights
of Mr Phel m. Both parties to the suit are
men of high worth and standing, hut both
are dirkt), sanguiniril) in earnest on the
calf question Thirt) witnesses are sub-
m naeil and the costs of the trial thus far
in tins court alone are over SIW about
eight tunes the calf's value. The funii)
part of it all is that there is another calf
left in the pasture, worth onl) ;1 less than
this, w hie li eacli insists does not belong to
hint that his calf is this.
lleatli of a from i tieiit Colore,! Citizen.
Isaac Toles, one of Spnngfull's most
prominent colored citizens, elied )esterda)
afternoon at In- home. No. 5J Winter
street His death was caued b) a compli
cation of difhculties He was higlil) re
sected h) all who knew him, and his
death will be mourned b) a large circle of
friends. He was a member of Wile)
cliael M E church, and the funeral
serv ices conducted b) the Uev. George W.
e-igler. will be lieldat that church tomor
row iimming at 10.30 o'clock.
THE MESS ACE.
Put ting I lie l'i n I filing Touches on ttie Ioi
llmeut. Washington, Nov. 24. All the mem
bersof the cabinet were present at the
meeting )esterda) afternoon except Secre-
tar) Manning Tin session was devoted
entirel) to the consideration of the presi
dent's message. The document is nearl)
hnisheel The president has received all
the data neci-ssar) for its completion, ex
cept such ?s relate to the war and naval e
tablishments, and these will be funiisncd
him in a few ela)s. The president read
the couiplete-il portions of his message to
the cabinet ) esterda) It is understood that
the message will be much shorter than the
one submitted to (Miigress last year.
He Leave It.
DLTr.olT, Nov. 24. Francis Palms, one
of the oldest and wealthiest cltlzens'of this
city, died this morning. He leav es an es
tate worth from hfteen to eighteen millions.
THE CITY'S BACK IS UP.
Council Takes an Unmistakable Attitude
in the Matter of the Eights
anil Wrongs of Railroads.
Other Municipal Miettrne lllg llutili
Improvement Ordinance Oitvld
rt lllri-cte.l to UrpMr
Council met in ngular weeklv session
last night, with President Tliomas in the
chaii There were present Messrs Acker
son, Burnett, Cnimle), Funk, Haniki,
Kidder, Koni, McKenna, Nelson. Michael
Netts. Prince, itapp, Hussell, Tehau and
The clerk read the minutes of the last
meeting, which were approved and signed
KM OUTS lit OIUCM.S.
It) cit) clerk Major's reK)rt for Oclober
with treasurer's receipt attached:
Colli cted (rum flnf s S-ll 00
coiiCLtea rrom llceuses
The clerk presented the treasurer's re
ceipt for SI, 000. mom1) authorized to bu
borrowed one wei k ago for street cleaning
Also for sameainount received irom
0 C. C A I. riilwav.onlligtistrcetbrlilze.
and placed in the bridge fund Filed
The clerk stated th it he had been in
structed to withdraw petition of Warder
Harnett, and other, for right of wa) for
railroad across Market street.
Theut) solicitorstatcsl that suit had lieen
hied in court against J W Bookw alter for
Tlie cit) solicitor also made a verbal re
port concerning the resolution Introduced
two weeks ago relating to changes in the
oflice of ma) or and marhal, Ac , stating
how he thought it could be best accom
plishes!, and makin; suggestions as to other
Mr Tehm presented a petition from J
I) Moler, asking for leave of absence from
November 2"th to November 2'Jth. which
w as granted
Mr. Prince read a communication from
Prof Edgar F Smith, of Wittenberg col
lege, giving the result of his anal) zation of
samples of well and spring water, used for
drinking purposes, which Is published in
full in another column. Iteferred to health
It) Mr McKenna, from 1 J Clevenger
and thirteen others of Southern avenue, be
tween Pearl and Ta)lor streets, asking
council to order cit) contractors to curb,
gutter and pave, within ten days, places on
said street, which the owners have failed to
B) Mr. Ianiki,trom committee on streets
and highways Pa) ordinance.
I- V.Ut!Unn. to pay trt haniH 3 M 00
K William. t pay hands, cleaning
cauh-basln in 00
Total 1,7 oi
B) Mr. McKenna from committee on
cit) improvements Pa) ordinance.
Jos Do! in, paving assessment collect
ed on taxes $ 2t J7
J ? shewalter. to imv hands, fllllns at
rmn siren arcn
2 700 110
John F Wyant. curbing and cutterlci:
i nam sirrei.
J - signaller, t
pay rilling at IIIi.Ii
Eno Ifege. estimate on
B) .Mr Cnimle), from committee on
sewers Pa) ordinance.
Joseph Uolan. for the corntructiou of
catch basin Jrum North street to
liuek creek . 5 2(0 00
B) same Report and resolution granting
permission to John L Fly nn to tap Water
street sewer at Center alle) for M Ban
holzer, all requirements of the cit) ordi
nances regulating tlie same to be complied
w ith. Adopted
Bv Mr Korn, from committee on fire de
partment Kesolution that the committee
on tire elepartment be oreieresl to bu) 600
feet of Zlt Inch, two-pl). Paragon hose,
for the Lagoiida avenue tire engine house,
and that the sum of four hundred and
eight) dollars lie set aside to pa) for same.
Bv Mr. Hanika From committee on
rules and printing, pay ordinance to J. 11
Bennett printing envelopes for clerk. Si
B) Mr. Burnett From police committee,
Mm Pimlott. coal for engine home J7 In
Win Plmlott, coat for mayor s oaice.etc. M33
Vm Warner, supt ot chain Kane 'LW
C a Davis, glazing at mayor s oflice W
Tofal 137 fly
Mr. Nelson From auditing committee,
reported b ick ma) or's report forSeptember,
weighniaster and cit) clerk's report for Oc
tober as correc t Keports tiled.
HI sell ITICINS.
B) Mr. Tehan To set aside S37 to la) a
nine-inch sewer pipe on the north side of
North street, between Foster street and tlie
hrst alle) east to take water west to catch
B) .Mr. Burnett Requiring tlie projiertv
owners on the south side of east Main street
from fcpring street west to tlie Diehl build
ing to repair their sidewalks at ouce. Re
B) Mr. Prince To set a grade on Cedar
street from Mechanic to Factory streets
B) Mr Funk That Mr. Stephens be
permitted to put a modern crossing across
south Plum street betwen Mullierr) and
Pleasant streets, said crossing to be put in
at his own expense. Adopted.
B) same To place a modem crossing
across Ji-Iferson street on Factor) street,
west side, also across Mechanic street at
Clark street, and across Clark street at Me
chanic strea-t Referred
B) same To repair Fictor) treet be
tween Clark and Fair streets, and between
Mulberr) street and the railroad bridge.
By Mr Kidder To require I B A W
It R to clean the gutter on the south side
of Washington street betwe-eiLFactor) and
Mechanic streets, within ten lefjs Adopted
B) Mr Korn That the cit) cleik notify
the 1 B & W. and C. S A C. railroad com
panies to open tlie sewer through their
lands so as to prevent thenulsmce at tlie
southeast corner of Market and Washing
ton streets, and that if the said rallroid
companies conclude to tap the sew er cm tlie
west side of Market street, and put in i
catch basin, the cit) will pa) one-half the
expense of same. Adopted.
B) Mr. Nelson, of the health committee
Pa) ordinance It M Gelwicks, services
as sanitary marshal, ?5J 00. Passed.
CIKDIN NCI s.
The solicitor b) request presented an
ordinance amending tlie eft) ordinance pro
vldtng for a cit) weigher, the amendment
be ing to change the amount charged for
weighing coal on the cit) scales from ten to
live cents per draft. Read first time and
riferred to committee on cit) improve
ments. Under miscellaneous business, Mr Rus
sell presented a plat shoving a sun e) of
of the north line rf High street,
from Mechanic stre-et eist to the alle), as
ordered b) council. Referred to cit) so
licitor. Mr. McKenna presented bid of Thomas
Walters for making required til! at Factorv
street bridge abutments for the sum of 5145
B) Mr Hanika That the street commit
tee report a gride for adoption, on Western
avenue from M mi street scuth to Pleasant
By Mr. Ackerson That the street com
missioner be instructed to put six posts
along tlie I. B. & W. and C. C. C. &. I.
railroad tracks, just south of the Bacon
building on south Limestone street and
that S5 be set aside out of the genera! ex
pense fund to pa) for the same, and that
the cit) improvements committee be in
structed to raise the crossing on east side of
Limestone street across Washington, be
tween the Bacon building and the 1. B. &
W. freight office, and that S15 be set aside
nit of the general expeuse fund to pa)
It) Mr McKenti i Granting Mr Dool.an
in extension of ten davs adopted
II) Mr Nilsou II it the cit) ehrk uo
lifv the I It A W Itailroad coinpaii) to
rt pair crossing on Lagouda aviuue at l.'eil
Men's hall within tin davs, as the same Is
fast becoming nupissible Adopted
B) the same I hit the street commis
sioner be instructed to repair railroad cross
ings with gravel at llookwaltirs shop on
I-agouda ave line. Ailnptisl.
It) the clerk tor the president Setting
iside tJ4 for loe.itiug two gas (Mists on
Pleasant streit Utween Mechanic street
and the bridge. Mr MiKeiiui moved to
idil two Hsts on Ellsworth street After
ilistussion the whole uiattirwas referred to
tlie committee mi htht and cormruluii
B) the same- 1! storing unexpended bil
aiico of SI, set asidi to make till over IVnn
street arch, to tlie general expense fund
By the same That I livid West be re
quired to put propi r cover over holes along
High street in front of hispropcrt). to pre
vent injur) to the eople Vdnptisl
Tho cit rk presented tin billowing for the
piesideut, which, was adopted
Whereas, Hi,. si7t, iiiiiHirtanc, business
and progress of "priiighi Id demands of the
rmioad coiiip lines enuring the citv sinta
ble and i ouve me lit f u lhties for freight am!
passenger trailii, and
Whereas, I he switehiiu and making up
of freight trams, is now done to so great
an extent as to render Limestone, Market
and Center streets ver) dangerous, and
sprui; and Gillaglu-r strerts, and Linden
avenue almost impassable, and practic.ill)
abandoned by the insiple, anil
Whereas. The cit) couiii II cannot afford
to lnic its main thoroughfares in the center
of thecit) so serinuslj injtiml, therefore
lie li resolved In tin citv council
I Th it we invite the officials of the dlf-
lerHit rallroid conipinies running into
prmgrielil to v st us, mi! tike measures
to unite then different passenger depots in
one union dcot, to the great convenience
ot llie pisiple, anil to remove their switch-1
Ing of freight, and making up of freight
trains, out be) ond Western avenue on the
west and lie-) ond Main and Eist streets on
the east, and to provide themselves with
proper track room ami switching ground in
tlie outskirts of the cit), so as not to inter
fere with tlie tlie Use of the streets by the
people to whom the) belong
II That the cit) solicitorbe instructed to
reiiort toctiuiiciLwvithin three weeks, what
steps the cit) can take, if ail), tocomiel
the railroad c mipmies to tike their switch
es out from ti i liter of town. In case the)
will not do it voluntiril). and whit steps
thecit) can take, if an), to compel pay
ment b) the nilronl companies for
streets the) practically absorb to theii own
use-, and what steps. If ail), the cit) can
take to compel the railro id conipinies to
bridge clear over all the tricks on Spring
and Gillagher streets and Linden avenue,
so as to provide some means of safe and
quick transit between the north and south
sides of the city between Limestone and
East streets. And until these things are
accomplished, to reiort what additional
legislation is required to compel the rail
road companies to keep nil the streets the)
c ross ope'ii and clear of cars, and not blocked
wholly or in ptrt, as man) now are.
1 rank J.Ttirnej- l'ast, Away on thelery
Threttholtl of lonng Manliootl.
The Ohio Sttitc Journal of this morning
gives the following account of the death of
Frank J. Turne), a brief account of which
appeared in yestc-rdaj's Gt oni -Ri pi m ic:
Frank J. Turney, aged twenty-six ears,
son of James F. Turne) . foreman of the
iVifc Journal news room, died yestenia)
at 'J a. in at the residence of his fuller,
'J a east Rii li street Frank Turne) served
his apprenticeship in tins oflice under Ids
father, and held cases here at different
times during tlie pit twelve )ears. After
the failure of his health he travelol for re
lief, and was engaged as a printer on pa
iersi Boston ClihMgn, Minneapolis anil
bpringheld. He hid Intended to locate
l in Minneapolis, as his health was some-
what better there: but he secured .1 good
position on the Gi iiiii-Rlpi in ic at
bpnngliehl, and was a member of the
union in that place at the tune nf his
death. Alwavs nood-natured and cheer
ful, he expected agilnst hope to resume his
place there, and it was kept for him to the
last Two months ago he had to give un
and come home, and he nev er returned.
During that time lie has been couhned to
the house, and for t.vo weeks to his bed.
He was patient and at last resigned tithe
inevitable fate. At this orbce lie was al-
wa)s popular, even to the e-xtent of being a
favorite, lie hid as few enemies as ail)
man who hid been about as much as he;
all who knew the man liked him. His de
mise is deeplv and sincerely regrettesl b)
his former eompiiiioii, and the bereav ed
family have the sincere sympathy of all
their friends. The deceased was a victim
of hast) consumption, and his death lias
been for some- time anticinatesl.
At a special meeting of Springfield T)po
graphical t'ni in, "o. 117. held last night,
J. hd Osbon. Charles K Hill, S P Beh
rcuds and Wilt (t White were chosen as a
delegation to represent the Union at the
funeral of Mr lurne), which tikes place
in Columbus tomorrow The delegation
will take appropriite Moral designs.
Something loiit the sale mill Slipper to
Replenish the Kellt f 1-Ulifl.
Mitchell post. No 43, G A. It, and its
auxiliary, Mitchell Relief corps, will hold
a sale, supper and art loan exhibition in the
(i A. R hall, the loth and 17th of Decem
ber, to replenish their treasur). Their ob
ject is the care of need) soldiers and fam
ilies, or tlieir widows and nrph ins an ob
ject that must appeal to the s)inpathics of
ever) loval citizen. Already havo these
organizations proved a valuable adjunct to
the Associated Charities. While their work
Is confinesl to soldiers and soldiers' families,
it I systematically tierfumied, and ever)
case in winch r-lief is exte mled is reiiorted
to tlie Associitist Charities, m order tint
aid mi) not lie dispensed from lioth organ
izations to the same families Several hun
dred dollars are expended by these two or
ganizations each ) ear in this noble cause,
and a great amount of suffering and want
relieved 'I he-amount so i'Xieiided deiiends
in great pirt upon the liberality of our citi
zens A committee of the post will call
upon the mere hints, miiiufacturers and
professional men of this cit) this comitnr
week, tu solicit contributions towards this
sale and supper We trust the public gen
erally will see lit to generous!) patronize
this worth) undertaking, and b) so etoing
bring cheer to the homes of man) of those
who in the hour of their country's peril con
tributed tlie best years of their lives to
maintain our glorious government
TO THE SPKINCS OR DIE.
l'raurl VI. Kinney l icle that He Mint
Co to Hot Spring, Vrkansa.
The notorious Francis M Kinne) , w hose
name has lieen In t) pe- oftener than any
mail's in bpringheld. is s far gone with a
shnc.kiiigvencrealilise-i.se, that if he don't
get some kind of relief, he will die in short
order aud long pints Some time ago,
Kinne) was arrested for drunkenness at Co
lumbus and was given a hue from Mayor
W.alcutt When he went to pay it, the au
thonties saw tint the man had SM)0 in
monev. nv In. h he would fritter ana) to the
fieir winds of In iven unless some thing was
done. SoMiyor Wulcutt took possession
of tlie money and irrnigeil with Kinne) to
give him SV) per month of the mone) to
live on It now liecomes imperative for
Kinne) to go to Hot Springs, Arkansas,
in mishtv short onler, and according!) he
sent 'bquire Smith to Columbus todav with
an order for all the mone). It's dollars to
ilomrhiiiits th it it don't last him a mouth,
and that lie don t get an) nearer Hof
Springs than hot Springfield.
Tlie reception of the "New Home"' at 38
east Main street, will continue this week
and we specially iuv ite the ladies to call.
The Cincinnati Orchestra,
Monday, Nov ember 29th, at Black's.
City Solicitor Summer's Verbal Eeport on
. the Police Judge Matter and
Touching Other'.Points.: ZZZ.
lie 1 ator n s4 al Hill to apply tosii
Ohio t Itle V ine Important t lian-
Ke in Municipal e.oternnieiit
Cit) Solii itor A N Summers made a
verbil n -rt in couiii li last night on the
resolutions which hid been referred to huii
n lating to the creation of the oflice of t-liie-
judge, the almlition of tlie marshal's
office, and the making tlie office of ma) or a
salaries! one onlv I he solicitor's report
contained so much matter of the most para
inouiit interest and imMirtance that it is to
Ik- regretted that he did not commit it to
writing In reft renreto theplm of chan
ging tlie grade of Springfield as a cit) and
making it, like Da) ton. a cit) of the sees
ond class, second grade, he was not In
favor of the idea A prodigious, amount
of special legislation had lieen necessary in
the case of I)i)ton. and as soon as Spring
held was advanced a large number of
S!ciil laws vvouli become applicable to
."springlield, man) of which wo-ild not he
desirable Besides ;be advancement of our
grade would not ai coniplUh the creation of
a police nidge am! other ttc'Mcrnta. with
out spi-eial legislation
1 he solicitor thought that a
morf ri vsim f pi vn
Was to draw up a bill applying to six cit-
les of our grade in Ohio nuiiel) San-
hiskv, Hamilton. Portsmouth
Hamilton. Portsmouth, Zmesville.
Vkroii and Springfield, and Including the
i point hereafter eiiuiuerateilr '1 his bill
could be snhmittesl to the votes
of the people of
cities named before the April
election and if one or more of the cities did
not wish the prm isioin of the bill to apply to
It the bill could lie ilefe-iiH,, so far as tlie
local application to that city was com mdj
b) amijority of votes against it or by fail
ure to make It an Issue at all at the imjIIs.
This bill would provide for
The creation of i police Judge, tlie
salanzing of tlie otlice of nm)or, and the
abolition of marshal
esting citv council with authority to
issue bord for special purposes. Instead of
by special legislation bit making the limit
of the bonded indebtedness discretiouan
with tlie tax commission
Compelling school boards to divide their
total required levy Into lev les for the differ
cit funds so that tlie tax commission should
have imiver to control each fund -eparatel)
as in tin- case of cit) count lis.
Increasing and more clear!) defining the
authority of cit) councils
IIVHI It VII UO VI) CllllI-OK VTIIINs
a point of elireit local application.
Providing for the protection of home
merchants against peddlers, against whom
no constitutional law exists in Ohio, at
present to prevent their bringing shodd)
goods, manufactured outside of tlie
state, into the tit), and selling
them without paving for the privilege, to
the embarrassment of the legitimate local
The solicitor askeel for suggestions from
council as to other ihiuiU which might
properl) be includes! in theiill, and Presi
dent Tliomas called tlie attention of the
chairmen of the various committc-es of
council to the matter, for the purpose of
making such suggestions.
So'icitor Summers further aunounced
that lie was in corresiMjndciice with tlie city
solicitor of Cleveland, relative to
the calling of a meeting of all
the city solicitors in Ohio, for the
purpose of forming a permanent organiza
tion. January was first contemplated as
the time for holding this convention, but
Mr Summers said lie intended making an
effort to hav e the meeting held in Spring
held at the time of the
STVTF llVIt VSsociVTION
convention, during Christinas week. He
will then meet all the solicitors of the five
cities named as coming under tlie applica
tion of tlie pnispet tlv e lull, and come to a
clearer understanding on tlie subject
THE CITY IS PLAINTIFF,
Ami Aftk the Court to Make John
HookiTHller I'nv KU.IOl.
The city of Springneld, through its attor
neys, Cit) Solicitor A N. Summers and
Judge TVm H. West, of Bellefontaine, hied
Its petition in court of common pleas this
morning against John W Bookwalter, to
receive 59,404 The suit grows ourVif the
now famous Moses It Walker litigation
On the lsth da) of December, 1870. at 7
o'clock In the evening. Gen Moses
It. Walker, a prominent citizen of
Kenton, Ohio, fell into an excavation
in front ot the Bookwalter building, corner
High and Limestone streets, which was just
then in process of construction, and re
ceived severe and permanent injuries. On
December (, 1Ss0, he brought suit for 525.
OOO jointly against the citv of bpringheld
and John W. Bookwalter. The citv de
mnrreil Itself out of the case and the jury
brought in a verdittof SU.OOO against Mr.
Bookwalter for damages The verdict was
afterwards set aside b) Judge Gilmore, on
the common pleas bench of this count), on
the grounds of errors in his on n charge to
the jury, and for other reasons January
10, lbsj. General Walkerbrough uitagainst
thecit) of bprmgl eld alone The casewas
gout-all over again, and b) agreement of
parties was li ft to a board of arbitrators
consisting of Judge Richard V. Harrison,
of Columbus, anil A P L Cochran and
Oscar 'I. Martin. K , nf this cit). IhLs
board tinall) returned damages against the
cit) in tlie sum of Ss ooo, which was con
tinued b) the court and paid.
The present suit is to re-cover this amount
Ss,000, with interest, costs, etc, from John
V. Bookwalter, amounting to SU.404 in all
The petition is ver) voluminous and pre
sents hfteen grounds for action, besides
going with great thoroughness into tlie his
tory of tlie case.
Urbana Cif iren Hog cholera has made
its apiiearanc e in tins count) , and east of the
cit) it is raging with fatal effect. The herd
of W J. W Rawiings four miles east.of
thecit), has been infested with the dis
ease for several weeks pat bo far, lie has
lost eight) head of jounj shoats out of a
herd of J00 Tlie disease is still raging,
and Mr. Rawiings has little hiqe- of sav
ing any ot the herd. Tlie disease seems to
lie conhiied to ills veiling slioats, and so far
his herd of hogs has not been affected. The
hogs as the) tlie arc piled up anil cremated.
We have he-aid of no othir serious losses
from tlie disease.
He XV III sue Clara Mo rl.
Col Sam Waldman. the genial manager
of Black's, is torrid m tlie neckwear over
his difficult) with Clara Morris. Simwa
banking he-avil) on the brilliant invalid as
his Thanksgiving attraction, but Mhs Mor
ris got to feeling worse in Chicago, and her
manager iicreniptoril) cancelled a week of
one night stands, including Da) ton, Spring
Held, Richmond, hid , and other cities.
That is vvli Larr) Reist and Colonel Wald
man are disquiet '1 lie latter has notified
Miss Morris's manager that lie
bringing suit against him in tlie
Columbus I)f!ifc?t Harry
freight brakeman on the I
wa), had hi left arm bully
B i W. rail
coupling cars last night in tlie )ards. Pa
trol No. 3 was called, and Sergeant Bake'
conveyed linn to the bt Francis Hospital,
wliera Dr J. C. Hoover, ttie railroad com
pan)'s surgeon, amputated the member,
which was fearfull) crushed. There was
also a slight contusion on one leg Ncff is
a single man. and resides w ith ids parents
at loO west Goodale street He was rest
ing well and getting along nicel) today.
The Golden Legend,
Black's opera house, Monday, November
Iloir the l.ln.l Ilaj Will 1m- l.ertel I.
sprlmflH.l This 1 ear.
Tomorrow willb- Thank'gui ig di) un
opiiiigiieiu win maKea noteoi tlie lai I in
jMiominf. and there will be spt-cial am
nutted observance of the da) Inlhisxin
iiectlon a word as to the origin of da) vvd
lie of Interest 1 he custom of aunuall) ob
serving a da) of special thanksgiving in tin
United States is of old origin, and vvs
probabl) suggested b) tlie- Hebrew feast ,,
tabernacles, or "feast of ingathering at the
end of the )e.ir."' After the hrst harvest of
the colonists at PI) mouth, in loil. Govern r
Bradford sent four men out fowling tho
the) might, after a more special manner
rejoice." From that time until President
Lincoln's administration a da) was eh
tiratedaliiicrdever) )er. Iheileilaralu i
independence, the suppression of uisi.ru ,
lion in KIT, and numerous l.w-I hir -
were subjectsofspeei.il thanksgiving during
the civil war President l.uu oln issues! tn -tarnations
recommending six-cial th uiksirn
ing for the victories of ls;j ail
IS, I and a national nrexlaniitn
of the anuuil t lanksgiung ill) in Is
and ls04 Mnce Ihat tune such a prm la
mation has been issued annuill) b, tin
president as well as the governors of utt
and majors of the various cities, and cost, n,
has fixed the time for the list IhiirsiU) u
November. The celebration is most ext-ii
slve In the New England states, but in Ohio
is a rule, the day is also quite iceiie rail) oh
served. In Springfield tlie turlev dinnf
with all Its delicious entrees is a foregone
conclusion, and this constitutes tho entire
I celebration of manv men rushed with h-.s
I ness general!).
Indkntions promise a bright, clear cold
ThankjeiTing tomorrow -nut the kind ot
weather to Eire zet to a tnrkev and ci
luents All toe week has been devoted
preliminarily, to preparing for the feasf
The air has been redolent of mince p..
cranberry auce and cranberrv tart
fragrant cake, roasting mean and other
appetiring odors. The typical bird of
Thanksgiving is upendl in rows, dressed
aud undressed dressed when lie' tlior .
ouglily undressed and undressed when he
is dressed in front of all the shops ol
that kind in the city, but scarcely as pro
fusely as In former ) ears Dressed turko) s
were selling this morning for Ucent-a
pound, undressed. cents, quail mi, from
1 30 to 31.75 and Si 00 per di2en and there!
is a big demand, dressed ducks are bringing '
85 to 40 cents and dressed and uudresss
chickens 30 and 35. The market is full of
beautiful ros) cranberries at 10 cents a '
quart, and you can buy all the fine celer) I
)ou want at 5 cents a bunch or 45 cents a
dozen. Dealers say that there has hardl)
been tlie usual demand thus far for Thau&s
giving provender, but as the inqnir) was I
made earl) this morning It is not sare to a-1
sume that there vv ill not be. There is a hig
steady demand for oysters, with the supply I
and demand nicely balances!. More or less
fancy Cgame bear, venison, etc is dis
pkiyed, but brings equal!) fancy prices and
ttie demand is epasiuodic. A prominent
local hotel keeper said this morning that no
deer ever jumped from winch as good a
steak could be cut as the tenderloin of a fat ,
The local hotels are all nrtnarinz for bur
spreads at dinner tomorrow, and if there is i
anything good that will "get aw.i) rrom .
Landlords Rock held, Dugan and oigt to-I
morrow, it Is a good one for sure. Land
lord Roekheld, particularly, has lieen clos
etted with his chef for several days and
promises a game dinner that will open
every hod) 's eyes and expand their equa ,
The prisoners at the count) jvd will 1
treated about square by blienff Baker aiu1
his staff, and a bully big chicken dinner
withal! the accessories, will be served the
At the count) Infirmary a full square dm
ner will be served, but Supe-rtntendert
Fleming doesn't feel inclined to go to an)
extra expense for fancies. A turke) dinner
w ill be serv ed tlie little ones at the Children's
home, however, who would feel av.ful1) put
out if tins branch of tho observance w as
As to church serv Ices on the da). Rev
J P. Finle). of the Methodist Protestant
church, will address a union congregation
at the First Baptist church, on south Mar
ket street, and Rev. Dr. Gotwald, of the
Second Lutheran, will preach at St Paul's
Dr Rose will conduct the iisuil servues at
Christ lEpiscopal) church, at 10 30 a m.
At the Universalist church Dr Vincent
will preach at 11 a. ui and deliver an origi
nal historical "thanksgiving poem
Several big family "all generations"
Thanksgiving dinners will be served, and
the day will present nothing more
delightful than these. Notably among
these splendid old family gatherings vv ill be
the big Grant family banquet and reunion
at the residence of Martin Grant, on north
Plum street All the Grant connections b)
marriage and blood w ill be present and It vv ill
take several grub for the merry crowd.
The theaters will both give "both matinee
and evening iierfonnancte. according to a
fuller announcement elsewhere. Richard
Mansfield, at the Grand, and Maude Gran
er at Black's.
At the Noeth street A M. E. church, a
festival and dinner will be given, at which
Wm N Wlntele). Sheriff Baker and nth
ers, have promised to be present At the )
central ruiK ine iv lie) mapei peopiewiti
give a big dinner and a social in tlie even
The public library will be closed the en
Tlie Second Baptist church will give a
Thanksgiving dinner in tlie church tomor
row, as usual. Ever) body is invited ti
come and partake of one of tlie best din
ners to be had any w here for the price i
Dinner served from 12 to 4 o'clock.
The postofflce will be open on Thank'
giving day from 9 a. tn. to II a m. Cai
rierswlll make hrst morning delivery only.
James Johnson, sr., i m.
HE ATE CLASS.
A Kemarkalils Individual VTliei Lunches,
on or Lamp Clilmuev and bucli.
A peculiar citizen made tho Gt oitp-Rr-rt
nuc oflice a 11) ing v isit v esterda) after
noon. He was no less an individual than
tlie famous and much-w ritten-about glass
eater the party whom the newspaper and
scientists have been sa) ing so much about
The fellow must have a cast iron elige-stimi
for he actually ate glass in the counting
room of this otlice y esterda) He had a
light glass lamp chimney in his hind when
he came in anjassoonaseieobocl) stopped
ins work, and collected about him
he called for a cup of water
which was given him. lie then bit off a
piece of the lamp-chimney about the -lzr of
a half dollar and commenced chewing it up
with a grinding noise, opening his mouth
ev en now aud then to let the crow d see
that the pieces were growing hner and
tmer. At last he swallowed it, took a sup
of water and opened his month for Inspec
tion. With tlie exception of a few particle
of glass that still sparkled and shone on his
tongue, Itwasempt). The fellow left with
out any apparent inconvenience from his
remarkable meal. His name is Leomrd
and he Is to be put on exhibition as a curio i
I.. .. .tln.j. ... ..s....... .m.n In m.... I..r.
ill A U1I11C museum a,n,u tir ssrii iitir.
Funeral or Oeoixe VV ebb. I
The funeral service of George Webb will
take place Thur-da), November i3, at 12 15 '
o'clock p. m , at tlie M E church, Vienna,
his home. The pastor of Central M. h. I
church, of this cit). Dr. Runyan, will con
duct the funeral serv ices. The age of the
deceasel w as S3 ) ears, 11 months and 17
da). Mr. Webb was an honest and up
right joung man and won the confidence
and good will of all with whom lie became
acquainted. He will be greati) missed 0)
his acquaintances and friends His fami!)
will deeply mourn his loss, but I aj mourn j
not dear friends, for he Is in a countr) more i
at peace w 1th his Tltav euly Father and the
saints in light
Monday, November 2'Jth, at ltlack's opera
house, the "Golden Legend," the Cincinna
ti orchestra, huei soloists and a splendid
SPECIAL BARGAIN :
liidirV Scarlet Jleilicated Veals
Drawer1, $1 each, worth
Soft and nightly goods.
I. idles' Camel HUr Underwear. Z.
L (die's' Merino L'nclerirear.
ladle' Cartwriglit A Warner Inder-
MEN 'a.l MiEKi.FvU-V Saperb Hae
of m vv, mull am anl fine grads.
4s im f MME-VTOVE Sl
N It SjM-cial sale Saturday of Cloaks
STUDY THESE PRICES:
Overcoats, quite nat
urally, have the call in
Clothing just now, and
we offer several su
perb garments at the
above moderate prices.
Ail these Coats are
-.-J. nP hn
IliaUB UT lIlB
AND FINEST TRIMMINGS.
You'll say so as soon as you
have seen them.
MiUman's Home-mide, best
In tbe world.
USE "STRALEY BRAND"
Best in tbe market Tor th? money,
a mixture of Mararaibo, Java and
Rio. SPICED SWEET TICKLES.
AND MIXED PICKLES.
QIUIL BT DOM
J Io, a fall Una or Game and
Poultry. Fre-h Oysters Dally.
Fancy Fruits a. Specialty.
S. J. STRALEY & GO.
18 EAST HIGH STREET.
TELEPHONE 43. Free Delivery.
J. D. SMITH CO.
Corner Wejt IIIkIi St J mil VTnlnut Alley.
Blank 13 jok Work and L?ga! BUiua
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