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December 5, 1S86. J
Great clothing stocks make
selections more satisfactory.
Great quantity, material, buy
ing and manufacturing under
our own roof makes great dif
ferences in prices. Great and
numerous outlets for the fin
ished product? of a great fac
tory at Utica, N. Y., counts
great advantages to you as
consumers. "Great guns,"
but we've sold a great quanti
ty of great coats this season.
Never so many before, never
the half. But, great as our
stock may at all times weigh
and count, there's scarcely a
vjy uiai uuil l. Ullllt- "" " I
rivals from the fountain head,!
Utica, N. Y. Indeed, great
coats have the call it's the
needing time, it's almost a
time of compulsion. It's the
time to borrow or buy. In
view of these facts, we have
prepared ahead, a great and
gOOd Stock Of Comfortable,
great wearing great coats, to
which we invite close inspec
tion and comparisons with any
like garments made in Cin-
cinnati, Chicago, New York,
T)U:in.J.,ll.: rim-tn.. ......
Philadelphia. Boston, or any
city in the WOrld.
(i .- ti it .
We particularly call tO no -
tice our blizzard-proof great
, . , , , i r
COat, Which, through the alore-
said buying and manufactur -
, J re , ,
mg advantages, are anorded
v.,, - nt Finht linllar-Q Fnrh
Dy us at ugni uonars tacn.
Then, tOO, the celebrated
"Storm King," $5, which are
being so freely distributed
.1 . 1 r . iianisie rappeti tne notiso toorutr ine
among that Class Ol patrons' haplain delivered a pnner. Twohundrei
who count a dollar saved as
good as one earned. The $ 10
solid black beavers which
came in late in the week, and
consequently have had little
or no attention.
The $9 fine all wool cork
screw, the $3.50 shoddies, the
$4.50 unions, the $io chin
chillas for fat men, or the Si 5.
You can't raise a reading
doubt but what we as manu
facturers can cover with an
From lowest to highest we
are in every way ready to
meet the wants and save you
Christmas things to think
over and buy below the gen
eral market prices. Silk, sat
in, worsted or half-and-half
mufflers. Twenty-lour feet of
showcase filled with new neck
wear fresh this Saturday. Silk
1 hftilln 1" c m n 1 t rv inl' ore
"""""""' s".,'"s Jt""r'v-"' their organization He said that on Jami
underwear, night robes, haUiar l a demand will be made throughout
1 -..a u.... 1 . 1 ' the United states for the adoption of nine
nubo, luii uuiious aim a-i' ,
pins, kid mittens, fur gloves,
fur caps, boys' sealskin caps
$i. Seven hundred feet of
shelving covered black with
things of goodness for gifts.
Come to the
i pinTiiisip imiinr
it ULUiniiib nuuoL
2S and 27 W. Main St.
FRENCH CRYSTALIZED i
CHERRIES MB APRiGOTE S
Mew Crop of Ruts !
nrvBT rrrai nnrf -1""1 TngJik'JBT
Richardson & Bobbins'
Seedless Phm Pudding.
13 East High Street.
DR. J. C. OLDHAM,
N8, BH E. Main Street.
Device by Which Operators Talk Over 800
Miles of Wire Yore Distinctly -Than is
Usually Done, on Short Boutes.
CttluOir. Condemn the RnlchU n. n Secret
ocletj That Mclcitn swindle r An
other Disaster at mh v, illlatn
Aniolil oiinf;Mnn Militg.
Df the Assoc ilrd Press
Ci l fn, Dec o What is rtgardtel
here as a mot imjxirtatit test ill newly in-
eiiteil telephone apparatus was made j i s
tenlaj ami proved a great success. The
instrument is known a the Harriett-" elms
telephone, being the invention, of s L Har
nett ami W W Nellie lKthouugiiien ami
residents of Houston The test consisted of
to etv Orleans and return Articulation
was far more distinct and ierfect than over
the ordinary short circuits by ttie Bell tele
phone. The new invention differs from
the Bell invention and all otht r telephones,
in as much as it combines the eiTtits of tlie
I induction coil and the helix of the hind
phone, causing- them to act.simmulUneous
1 j and in concert vv ith each other, bj w iod
ine the coils in the same direction and using
acarhon diaphraui with three carbon in
tacts, thus enabling the use of a large
amount of battcrj for a short distance.
No batter, whatever, is required, the
.,i .1. ,, ..,.. !..
to articulate with great distinctness an.l
uinler Fort -M lie second s,elon
Washington, Dec C Senatt The
Galleries of the senate chainocr were, in
spite of the inclemencj of the weather.
tilled with spectators, when at noon the
second session of the fort-nlnth congress
The presiding officer. Mr. Sherman. laid
before the senate sev eral of the annual re
ports of heads of departments, and the
vv ere ordered printed.
I Kesolutions w re adopted tiling the dailj
hour of meeting at noon, informing the
I tiling, that the senate was readi- In nnirecl
to business, and for the appointment of a
committee to wait on the president for a
lleepuu0e. Messrs. Edmunds and Sauls-
ibur wtre appointed such committee.
j The credentials of Senator Williams, of
j Cailfonua. were presented and the oath of
, oSa administered.
After recess Senator hdmunds reported
that the joint committee of the two houses
1 !ia,1.wf "T1 V!l preiden' ?V! the.pn'
dent had sent his congratulations to the
' senate and house on their safelreturp to
l,he raPito1 l to say he would
'0)mmumcate witn them ln wntlIlg
immediate!. Thereupon the message w a
Xt rea'""S wa l"gUU by "
Hot se. At precise! 12 o'clock Speaker
and forty-one members responded to their
A resolution was adopted directing the
clerk to inform the senate that the house
w as ready to proceed to business; also for
the apiHuntiiiem of a committee of three to
join the senate committee to wait on the
president and inform him that congress w as
read to receive any communication he
unclit desire to make.
Messrs. lieagau, Hreckenndge. Ky and
Reed were appointed such committee.
Mr. Hewitt. (X. Y.,) rising to a question
of privilege, asked thatS S Cox should be
sworn in as a member of the house, to fill
the vacancy occasioned b the resignation
of Joseph Pulitzer. A formal certificate
had been received and no objection vvas
Messrs. Henry W. Kuk, of Mar land,
and Henry Bacon, of New YorKTalso ap
peared at the bar of the house and were
qualified, rilling vacancies by the death of
William 11. Cole and Lew is ileacli.
At 12.40 a recess of thirt minutes was
taken. A further recess was then taken
until 2 o'clock.
Upon reassembhns. the pres.deut's an
nual message vvas read
READY FOR A STRIKE.
lne Hoars to be Demintled the rlrit of
PiTT-muito, Dec. 0. At a joint meeting
of the Cabinetmakers' and Carpenters'
union csterday afternoon Henry Emmer
ich, of New York, general secretar of the
International Cabinetmakers union, deliv
ered an address urgins the men to stand b
hours as tlie length of a dav's work. Km
p!oers will be given two months to decide
and the sv stem will go into operation on
April 1 If it does not the organization
should be strong, so that a general strike
can be resorted to. Mr. Emmerich said all
other trades unions are expected to follow
in the demand.
The Catholim and the Ljibor juettlon.
Xwr York, Dec 6. A special from
I Montreal sa s Uev. Father Hliueinan
preached eterday on the labor question.
He said that although the church full rec
ognized the necessity of association among
Catholic youth. Catholics should cling to
the associations approv ed by the church,
and should shun those condemned by the
church. The Knights of Labor were con
trolled by free masons, and free niasonrv
w as condemned bj the church.
Xcw York, Dec 6. Henry E. Abbe
and John Schaeflie, managers of "Patti,"
were in communication with Mexican au
thorities in reference to an unknown man
who had collected 40,000 in thecitof
Jlexico b representing himself to be Mr
Abbe' aent andselluig tickets for l'atti's
appearance in Hut cit . It is said that Ab
be lias an idea who the swindler was, but
Ins name is not jet made known.
All on Hoard 1'erLlitst.
Point Pi.t.vsNT, . J.. Dec. C A
s hoonercame ashore on south bar, Tovvr
send's Inlet, csterday. A life-having
crew vv ent as near as was safe, but could
not board her, as she is fully a mile out. A
water-cask driven ashore was stainiied,
'hniilv shepherd, Mlddletown." "one of
the crew call be seen, and Suiierintendent
John G. Havens thought all on board had
Church la Ktilu..
XtriFKMiiE, Quebec, Dec 6 The
Itoinan Catholic church here was destroed
b fire last niplit The presbyter and con
vent m ar b also took lire and at 120 a. m
the walls of the convent were falluiKand
the presb terj vvlll be a heap of rums In a
short time. The Inhabitants of the town
are in the wildest state of excitement. The
loss will prolabl be about $50,000.
A Kith Man'. Ilor MlMlng.
Keuiio, Pa.. Dec C Willie Arnold,
a v eiy bright lad tvv eh e ears of ace, dis
apieared from his home last AVednesdaj
inor.iinjr. and lias not since txen heard
from The lost 1k is th son of William
Vmoid, reputed to be the richest man in
IlnrT.rd Oct. MSOO.OOO.
Boston. Dec C. Han ard college cats
, S500.000 by the death, Saturday, of E.
Price Greenleaf, an eccentric miser of this
cit, who lived almost a centur- He vvas
a tjpical miser, lie had a great desire to be
immortalized b Harvard.
The debate between Will C. Dinvvlddie
and ConstableYaiiderburg, which Is raising
much excitement, will not come o3 to
morrow night, as many seem to think, but
will occur one week laterDecember 14.
ANOTHER EAOS SCHEME.
tto eminent A 1.1 ot VVniitril for III" Shlf
PiTTm l.n, Dec 0 Captain James H.
Eads, the ceh brated American, engineer who
i- visiting friends here, stated to a reportir
last evening that the gentlemen interested
in the scheme to shorten the distance be
tween the Atlantic and l'acific coasts of
North America b means of ashiprailna
across the Isthmus of Panim. had dei ided
to abandon the acceptance of government
aid, trammeled b governmental restric
tions Thecompai, lias concluded to form
a private cororat!oti. For means tocarr
the immense enterprise to a successful
termination an appidl for financial aid will
be made to all the great mone centers of
The Ship ltailvva compaii will be inter
national in its scope ami intermtiiiii.il in
it membership At the coming session of
congress that lod will be asked to charter
the new organization, when the process of
tecunng mone will be piisliedwltlienerg
A HOT FICHT.
TnoMcn Fatally Hurt In a Wlrked llnttle
in n lloune.
Ciiicsoo, Dec (!. A special tothe Dally
A from Wabash, I ml , sas: List Sat
urday night Jacob Xagle, a proniiiitnt
Whitley count farmer, was awaken b
some one battering down his frontdoor.
Grabbing a revolver Vagle met the intrud
er as the door fell and gave him a dose of
lead The two clinched and in the struggle
agle' face was disfigured for life. Ins
nose being broken and hi right ee gouged
out The intruder proved to be Hill I loose,
a well known Columbia city character,
lloo-e is fatall hurt. He refuses to state
hi object In breaking into Nagle 's house.
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YOURS FOR PROHIBITION.
Third Party Man Faron the Amend
ment uf tile How Law.
A correspondent who is a third party
man gives Robert L. Young, of this cit,
editor of the Cedarville Herald, the follow
ing touching up
In the Cedarville Herald of last week I
noticed an item av ing that the general
drift of sentiment among prohibitionists is
against signing the petitions now being
circulated asking the legislature to amend
the Dow law Now. Mr. Editor. 1 think
our friend, the Herald, is a little olf in
It Is true that ome prohibitionists and
among the number some very good ones,
havebeen vigorously advising their friends
to have nothing to do with it. because in
their opinion the will be responsible for,
n, nimnLI na ll drmnjtlir with till. rA.
.isiHimr obiectionable feature- viz: the tax
But there are a great man others, and I
thing a v en large majority of the party.
wlio regard it as tne nut 01 ever proinoi-1
tionist to do all in his power to kill tins
chilli of the liquor traffic; to raise their i
hands and voice wherever and whnever
the have an opportunit against this
double headed instrument of deception. I
N'ow, we who favor the petition, see in ,
the proposed amendment an ami of power,
vv hlch, if put into practical operation, will!
do away with the tax portion of the laiv, I
the onl reuiiiiune objectionable feature,
because if the law is thus amended and the
leople of a count decide in favor of prohi
bition there can be no lhpior traffic in that
count to be taxed.
Kespectfull ours for prohibition,
W. A. SlIAI'l'LE.
Xema, Dec 4.
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the same light, as heretofore
It furnishes an abundance of sketches
and stories of the highest character, and
aims to suppl matter that will be of in
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It jives more complete news as to the
ministers and churches of the denomination
than any other journal
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UichardT El, "Susan Coolidge." Kebec
ca Harding Davis, ItoseTcrn Cooke, ltev.
K. X Pelonbet, D 1) . Hev. C. S Hobtn
on, 1) D.Kev. Wolcott Calkins. D.I),
Mrs. Margart t E Sangster. Kev T. L Cuy
ler. D D. Hev. Xevvman Hall. I.L. U ,
Her. A. E. Dunning. Prof Austin Phelps,
D I)., writes exclusive! for the Congrcja-
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No 1. Somerset sheet, Itostou.
Ileal Kfttate Tran.ferfi.
J A. McCreight et al. to cit of Spring
field, quit claim to streets and ailes: SI.
W. B. Baker, sheriff, to Jacob Seitz, lot
on Patton street; SI.205.
Frank J Miller to J. W. Brugger, lot on
Lagonda avenue. SStM.
J. A McCreight et al to E. S Kelly,
two lots in McCreight heirs' addition.
Sarah I) Ilechtle to John II. and Xellie
Dovvne. lot in Beclitle's addition; S200.
James C. Walker to Daniel E. Smith, lot
on Clifton avenue: 8050.
First Universalist church to W. II. Grant
and Sol J. Houcfc, church propert on
Washington street. $3,000.
prlUKflell Chapter, o. 4H, It. A. M.
There will be a special convocation of
Springbeld chapter, Xo. 48, R. A. M., on
Monday evei.itig, December 6, for work in
the H. A. degree.
By order of II. P.
I. H. Keixzv, Sec pro tern.
rive Performances at the Two Opera
HoUttes This Week.
Tomorrow evening, at Black's opera
house, the great Aineruan comedian W. J
bcanlan, will appear as the leading charac
ter in the popular Irish pla, "bhane-na-Lawn."
Paring the entertainment Mr.
tscanlan will introduce several of his new
songs that has made him famous all over
VVIISON MIKVMIN AT Till OlIAMI
The great, original and famous minstrel
team, Wilson ami KatiKui, will appear at
the Grand opera house on tomorrow evening
with a large compaii of artists who are
aw a up in the profession The celebratisl
1'oluski Brothers are with this company
"Thel'avlorsof l'.ins." Their entertain
ment is certainl most original, for the con
trive to produce niiisic, and that of the most
pleasing kind, from some of the apparent!
most unmusical of article. Paving stones.
hammers and chisels are not usuall asso
ciated with sweet sounds, but under the
manipulation of the Pavanelas the instant-
1 become harmonious
"IX- OIN ' AT III VCk's
The following l among the man news
paper notices given to tne Lillie Hall and
Fannie Hloodgood coined compan, who
are at Black's opera house Wvdnesda, De
The production of Ox gin b Lillie Hall's
Burlesiiueatid Fannie Bloodgixxl'sfapeclalty
companies at the Standard, this week, is a
great success. If taken as a spectacular
show, it can be said to be ver Mic It
abounds in spaikling coined, which cannot
fail to please. The costumesjvvorn are the
prettiest of the prett. The scenery is
something gorgeous, and the stage settings
rare! equaled It is doubtful whither St
Louis has ever seen a more magnificent
stage picture. The specialt part of the
programme is equal to the burlesque. fct.
Louis (' hiiV-Democrat.
"KKMIMr" S.T HI.ACk's
Ixners of comic opera should not fail to
take advantage of the great opportunit
offered on Thurvla of this week to hear
the ew York Casino Optra Co. in the pop
ular comic opera, "Krininie," at Black's.
The compauv Is coniHed of sev
eral noted singers who have been
before the people of Springfield before in
light operas. The plot of the pla is t'a
deaux ami Kavennes rob the expected lover
of F.nnjnie while on his way to his be
trothal, and, possessing themselves of his
papers, the two thieves, having learned of
their victim's intent, and that he is person
ally unknown to Lrminie and her father,
assume the role of the lover and an eccen
tric friend and are welcomed b all but
Enninie in their new characters. The
identit of the scamps with that of the
persons the represent is doubted b the
Chevalier de Brabazon, a guest of Emiuiie's
father, the marquis, and the working out of
the plot is maje to establish the wisdom of
tins doubt, and to send Cadeaux and
Havenness about their business. The en
ter upon the scene earl, and are the life
and soul of ever important situation till
the final curtain
Tin MniiTimis vt Tin niton.
Daniels and Manchester's Xovelt ami
Burlesque compaii will be the attraction at
the Grand on Thursda evening, and are
mentioned by the Prov idence .Yen s as fol
lows. The best of all companies that have ap
peared lieie this season is the "Xight Owls
Norelt and Burlesque compaii," compris
ing forty people, a large niajont of them
cornel women with wardrolies of unusual
magnificence Five thousand dollars' worth
of costumes are worn during the perform
ance. The giv e an excellent bill through
out and the burlesque on "Adonis" is great.
ADAMS a ositnuVs dime muselh.
The dime museum is growing more iopu
Iar da b (lav, and from present indica
tions a larger building must be secured if
the proprietors, Adams A Osbom, w ish to
accommodate the crowds that attended
their entertainment last week. AH da
Saturda crowds vv ere going iu and out, and
baturda night both Doors were crowded.
and especially so In the tbeatorium, where
the seating capaclti was not Urge mouili i
for those present, and man were compelled
to stand during the performance Several
flew attractions liav e been added to those In j
the curio hall, and a complete change of
programme takes place In the theatonum.
when the entertainment will compare fa
vorab! with man theatrical companies
that charge 50 and 75 cents, while 10 cents
ti tliu ftrtr til nit unrta rtf rhu imw.Mim
SOCIALISM AND LABOR.
Dr. Kriiriirri Avtltnt and Wife Adilr'M k
Nprluctlr.il AutUeuce on Lnlor Iii I'tut.
l'rfnent anil Future.
Auout tno ""-mired and lift people as-
sembled in Black's opera house last night
to listen to the addresses of Dr Ldnard
Aveling and wife, Mrs Eleanor Marv A ve-
ling, the famous teachers and advocates of
socialism, of l.inuloii, England. Dr. Ave
ling is a forcible speaker, and is evidentl
entirely wrapped up in the doctrines which
he advocates. The subject of his address
la?t night vvas "Labor Its Past, Present
and Future " He discussed the subject at
considerable length, his object being to
show how socialism vvas the reined offered
S:i1il lu ThH aim of Socialism Is tn
inaVn jwmtile cnllecthrlv .ml individual!!
masters of theirownlabor andoooortuiiities
as oppoed to tne ensiavisiiuient ot the
. .h ...
maii for the benefit of the few The ne
cessities for a radical change as to an equi
table distribution and eujoiuent of the
proceeds of iaboris evidenced in the growth
of want and suffering and prostitution and
uu-er . These things existed ev er vv here .
on the plains of the free, wild west, as well
as In the towns and cities. This miser lid
attributed to oneQcomniandiiig cause un
palJ labor. Every laborer contributes a
certain portion of wages due and unpaid
to his emplover. From these sums in
tie aggregate grow wealth, capital
and monopolies and millionaires. Out of
tliis unjust and inequitable distribution of
the proceedsof unpaid labor, comes slavery,
want and miser. 11 the enjoinent and
use of the proceeds of unpaid labor, large
manufacturing establishments aro enabled
to control and dictate price of labor and
throw the laborer out of eniploinent if he
mere asked that his labor might be equit
abl compensated, thereb creating a slave
ocrac as cruel as the enslavement of the
black man in this coimtrj twent-live ears
ago Tliis cm all be done in accordance
with legal forms, but Is unjust and murall
The reined offered b socialism is the
endingof private propert in machiner.
the laud In the means of production ami
distribution. Proper! the value of which
deiends upon the associative support of the
public, and which without such support
would bo worthless; property whose man-
ageinent affects public interests either er
rood or ev I: nronertv which in uric :i1 -
-- - ., . r -
hands gives it possessors iower to oppress
. r 7 ,,i ,.i til v .i "
tie controlled by the public for their own
Pr m"- ., .,.,. ...
..-wviuii.i uwtj ..vnimimnwiumuncir
joiueit of private property such as is
needed for comfort and sustenance. To ac
complish the aims and ends of socialism he
urged ids hearers to join the ranks of a la
lwr part. He complimented the Knights
of Labor organization, and urged members
to unite with the socialists that the might
march together in the attainment of the
During the course of his remarks Dr
Aveling referred to the labor troubles in
Springfield and said that Mr. Wlnteley's
jHihct was altogether wrong and tended
toward the enslavement of laborers His
ideas, as a whole, were not well received,
although ids remarks en the re
lation of the capitalist and la
borer were applauded. The workingnieii
of Springfield do not endorse the doctor's
radical views on socialism, although the
are ready to seize on good Ideas wherever !
they may be had.
Mrs. Aveling delivered a brief address, j
In which she discussed the condition of ,
women laborers. Some of her ideas were '
auDiauded. As a whole, the addresses!
were not so radical ln their tone as had
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public llbrar are neither few nor trivial
Some things are free to all and profitable to
all; such as puie air, bright sunshine and
health water. These affect ever citizen
phsicall, and none denies tlieir propir
use produces wholesome results. But what
shall be said of those things that alii in de
veloping and strt ngtheuing the mind and
heart of each citizen the immortal part of
As educational institutions, free public
libraries are a great beneht to even citizen.
For in every one of these, as the now exist
in thel'nited States, there are opportunities
giv en b vv hleh an person able to read ma
acquire the knowledge of an subject as
explained b the ripest scholars and wisest
mind. Here the ma acquaint them
selves with the arts and sciences
from useful and practical books,
become familiar with the hMor of one's
own couutr. traie the outlines of foreign
or ancient histories, and keep Upwith the
march of evtnts as heralded b the press
of toda ln these libraries, man a rude,
unpolished bo lias fo-med a love for read
ing, and tiecn led b the silent inlluences of
good books into noble and refined habits of
life. Tin se libraries contiin not oni the
gathered views of truth iii every depart
ment of s( lence. art and history, but "the
collected thoughts and stud of all those
who (iccupied chairs of instruction in the
higher schools, and such as have unselhshly
devoted their live to extending the bound
aries of knowledge."
To thoo who have completed their
studies in school, college or university,
these public libraries give the societ the
crave the contnuaton of silent
friends whose thoughts they still
relish and enjo 1 he public library sup
plements the work of our public schools and
literary Institutions. These furnish each
graduate with a key to know ledge, vv hile
the llbrar gives the enduring good that
may fill the treasiir into which the key
But the public llbrar is not merely for
the modern scholar, but the man of busi
ness, the merchant, the mechanic can each
find mental food and thought at a thousand
points. In tlirin the dail press reveal
what the rest of mankind are thinking and
doing Here the are able to touch the
great electric chain tint links together the
human lace, the past as well as the present,
for in" theo libraries the great men of all
ages "still live." and their thoughts and
lives nre in such shape that each person
ma) glean from them without injuring or
i' Then again a community with a vvell-se-Ucted
public llbrar ha multiplied its pow
er in restricting the ravages of crime and
law lessne. and lias opened a resort for the
young where in safet the can gain plea.s
nre and profit with none of the glittering
deceptiv e tapestr of vice. Not simplv as
educational institutions are collected librar
ies beneficial, their influence is constant!
at work for or towards good moral, and
their work assists in thejformation of virtu
ous, refined and intelligent characters; for
In them, when well managed, the good pre
dominates and the vicious ami bad are ex
Wherever civilization flourishes there will
lie free libraries, or. a proierl termed,
"People's Universities," where all who
choose can enjov their healthy, benign and
elevating advantages. In ancient da sit is
said the llbrar of an Egptian king had
this inscription on it "The I)isiensar of
the Soul " How vastl truer can this be
applied to public libraries of the present
da, with their accumulated treasures
w hicli hav e come through Christian thought
lVedillnc Ht 'squire Ilrecknrlilce. atur.
dnj-Mcht Which Fills the Air with Mj
tery. Some time Saturda an innocent-looking
j oung man and a handsome and tIishl
dressed oung lady, came to the St. James.
The only cntr at all tilling the bill
was X. C Havens and wife, Pittsburg. At
an rate the parties vvi re noticed at the ho
tel during the afternoon. After 'Squire
Brcckenridge hid gone home to supper a
messenger came to his house near the col
lege, telling him he vvas wanted to tie a
matrimonial knot. He said he would be on
hand in due time. When lie got to his of
fice, the would-be bride ami groom,
who proved to be the ones mentioned
above, were on hand, but had no license.
The i -1 oung man hunted up Judge
Miller, who refused to isue the coveted
dm iinient, as it is said the gentleman would
not swear his to lie bride was a resident of
the count Finillv at 11 0 Deput Jas.
Cuiuiuiugs was found ind did not prove so
' stoin-liearted, and idled out the necessary
papers with these names Win. A. Seevvald
In.i.l liilio. flAi sw.--.iim. v,.a1 .....!..
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then tied the knot in Ids most approved
style and the 1I1 parted
There U evident! something hick of the
whole atfvir, of .1 mysterious nature What
it is, will undoubted! develop in
due cojrse of time. Possibl
the parties are from bevond the
county lines, and the young man has sim-
ol perjured liiin-elf to secure his lad love.
'Die oung lady, besides being handsome
and dashing, wore a sealskin sacque, dia
monds, and otht r articles of apparel to
match. The husband tli-lusl the sparklers,
too. The wife was very particular about
having a properly tilled out cer
tificate of marriage to show for
her part in the proceedings. The rep
presented to the '-quire tint they wished to
take the Columbus train Saturda night,
but the were seen In the cit this morning.
Earlier in the evening, the popular oung
'squire iierformed the siuie dut for Rich
ard Fo and Ella Rowland.
BURCLARS' BOLD BREAK.
They I-nter Gt-urR hteiens. tlrocerj
mill det Auay With 850 Worth of
This morning George Stevens, who keeps
a small grocery and paint slioji on the cor
ner of Pleasant and Plum streets, reported
I to the iolice that burglars had some time
I Ia,t , ht ,,,,.,., ,, stnrt am, st()IeM a ,0,
of K 0l,lwrb NickIas aD(, M , t
to th store to as, eruin the extent of the
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, ourgiary aim louim limine mieves naci
uTrt,lH, a elltrance UJ forcmg open a ,.
now on the south side ot the store After
fining an entrance, tV burglars had eom-
Plrte'J ransacke.1 the establishment They
,., n f... . . -,f In nvn .,
hundred cigars, one dollar in change wli'ch
the found iu the money drawer, a lot of
paint and paint brushes and a dark gray
overcoat valued ! Stevens at Sis. The
total loss amounted to about 550. Thus far
the officers have eliscovered no clue
either to the burglars or to
the stolen goods, and Mr. Stevens sas that
he has no idea who the idea who the thieves
were. This is the third or fourth time the
store lias been robbed during the past ear.
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At 1 o'clock this afternoon Market Square
showed up in the following magnificent
stle, and it vv .isn't a ver cold da either:
1G loads of hay, 1 load of straw, 2 empty
ha wagons, 1 "gondola" flour wagon (four
horses,) empty, 3 loads corn, f! loads wood.
2 empty wood wagons. Total, 31 wagons
and 04 horses. Besides these were the
usual number of express wagons and drays,
at their stand near the fountain.
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The eigniheance of the number three:
j Go to tho First Lutheran church Tuesday
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
Judge V.I llllalii It. VTnrtinek, of Urhanft, on
Judge Warnock, of Urbana, and Judge
White have exchanged places for the week,
and the former began this morning on the
assignments alread announced for his
Before leaving the cit this morning
Judge White announced his decision in the
case of Charles Hardpence vs. the Cit of
Springfield, petition In error, reversing the
decision of the mavor and remanding the
case back for further procee lings.
The following are the entries made in the
cases which came up for hearing before
Judge Warnock up till noon
George Spence vs. Cit. For hearing
K. G. Corliu, administrator, vs John II
Clemens, J. II and Kflie II. Hodgers. e
editors, vs. Elizabeth Spinning, Charles A
Mitchell et al. vs J. W. (101111 et al ; Henry
Snder vs. Daniel Uaket et al Passes!
J. and D L. Snder vs. E. it Hotsen
Win. M. Wincheil. administrator, vs
Francis Tierman. Leave to reply forth
with. Thos L Honandvs S M Corhitt et al
Docketing of No ti,CJ4 Is v acated and case
docketed as 5,37. Continued with leave
to plead within .10 d.ijs. Another cae,
docketed 6.0iT, continued with leave to
answer within .".0 dis
L. J. M. liakervs Martha Adams et al
Dismissed at plaintiff's costs, without
All the I. II A. W If Co 's cases were
continued until two weeks from toda, Dec
20. when Judge Warnock will again ex
change benches with Judge White
I (road up A Co. vs. A. O Huffman. La
gonda National bmk vs. V. S Express Co
and S D Mers vs. Sarah Peirson. For
hearing toda ,"1 T
I B. Haulms A: Son vs John T. Xorrls
et al. Argued on demurrer and papers sub
Amos Whitele t al vs F. W. Foos et
al. Leav e to answ er b December 7.
J. G. Rouse A Co. vs. David West Set
tied for entry. i$ , -
Margaret Culp vs. I It A W Hy. Co
Death of plaintiff suggest leave to make
heirs or administrator plaintiff
R. Wenhtzer A Hro vs J W Hamilton.
U.T.l'.tll. Trnln Kills One Man anil
Srrlou.ljr Injures nother.
Train Xo 4 on the V Y. P. & O., the
St. Louis and Xew York express goingeast,
which leaves this city at 10 42 o'clock a in ,
was Instrumental in causing a fatal acci
dent on Saturday, at Pavonia. in Hichland
county. The accident occurred at the sec
ond crossing east ot Pavonia. which U a
most dangerous affair. It was exactly 2.55
in the afternoon as the train swept out of
the curred cut through winch the railroad
runs, just before it crosses the road. The
engineer, who had given the usual signals,
was horrified to see a horse and buggy on
the crossing. The train going at the rate
of at least hfty miles an hour, struck
the rig vv ith terrific force. The engineer
had endeavored to stop the train from the
moment he saw the rig on the track, and
did so in an incredibly short distance
Meanwhile the buggy and one of the occu
pants were carried along on the pilot of the
engine. This man proved to be Lucius
Sharer, who with Geo. Molierman, had
been in the buggy. The latter had been in
stantly killed, but Sharer was taken out of
the buggy alive but fearf nil injured. The
horso had been killed. Mnherman vvas one
of the wealthiest men in Ashland county.
Sharer was his confidential clerk, and the
doctors pronounce him to be fatally iujured.
A Partj of Mlltj to rrlie ThUv Afternoon
A part ot sixty Champion agents hail
ing from Maryland and thereabouts, are
expected to arrive in this city this after
noon. Carroll Hollowa went east and mei
the party at Baltimore, where they organ
iied, and representing Whiteley, Fassler A
Kelly, helped to make the trip a pleasaui
on They will be met at the depot b the
Champion military band, and will go direct
to the Arcade hotel where they will be en
tertaiiied during their stay of several days,
at the expense, of the above mmed tirm.
The Indiada, Uloiuiluj.tou A VI ettern
Shut. Out Ticket scalper..
A special dispatch from Westen Missour
sa: "An important move vvas made il
railroad circles of Kansas Cit, last Frida
After fully considering the subject all o'
these roads doing business east of Kansas
City decided to discontinue the najiniruf
commissions on the sale of tickets, and will
hereafter refuse the patronage of scalpers
In an manner whatsoever. The east-bound
roads were joined in this movement by the
Lake Erio & Western and the Indiana,
Bloomington A Western roads. This action
will virtually close two-thirds of the scalp
ing shops in Kansas Cit, and confine all
ticket business to the regular railroad
lllnet. of Mrs. (Seorse Allison.
George Allison, driver of the chemical
engine at the Central engine house, re
turned from the country last evening,
w her he had been called to the bedside of
Ids sick wife, who has been confined to her
room for the past week at the houie of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. McClure. near Yel
low Springs. This morning Mr. Allison
was suddenly called by srecia! messenger to
return, as Mrs. Allison was not expected to
live. Her friends in tliis cit will regrit to
leam of her serious illness.
The following licenses were issued tliis
month by Judge Miller and his deputies:
John M. Hazelwood and Aria Yiney.
Clarence Shattler and Ida R. Garrett.
Richard Fox and Ella Roland.
Win. F. Seevvald and Julia Gnflin.
Two ordered "don't publish." The last
one given above Isjre the same legend with
three heavy lines underscored, but as it
leaked out through other sources, is given
in the list Those three lines would have
given it away at an rate.
Important Meeting of I lower Mlnnlon.
The flow er mission will meet tomorrow
afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence of
Miss Fannie Hodgers, north Limestone
street All connected with the flower mis
sion are invited to be present, as important
business is to be transacted.
By order of the secretary.
Mtroke of l'aralyns.
The w ife of A. X. Brooks, the vv ell known
grain dealer, had a stroke of paraly sis at
noon esterday, at the family residence.
corner of Clark and Center streets,
at hrst feaied the attack would prove fatal,
but today she is much better, and hopes are
entertained for her ultimate recovery.
About 2 o'clock yesterday morning an
Ohio Southern brakeman, while coupling
cars in the aid, had the lingers of his right
hand badly pinched betvv een the bumpers.
Dr. Russell dressed the injured hand, but
did not hnd It necessary to amputate the
Klectlnn of Officers.
The St Bernardus men's societ of St.
Bemardus church elected esterda the fol
low ing officers for the next ear: l'rctldent
I'eter IjOtliscliuetz; v ice-presidciit, Andreas
Henn; secretary, Alex O. Keller, treasurer,
Dietrich Schutte: collector, Julius llflbert;
marshal, John Eschmann.
Remember the supper tonight and Tues
day night given In connection with the
bazar at the First Presbyterian church, for
twsnty-fiTe cents, from halt-p&9t 5 o'clock
to 10. to which business men. strangers and
all tn cordially utTitea.
VI no the Iteaultof elerilaj' .opel Tem
perance Meeting rlourMilntr Hand of
Hope Important Announcement.
The Band of Hojie esterda afternoon
vvas, a usual, largely attended, but was
marred by the fact that the children do not
seem to uatcti on to the change in hour ot
beginning Consequently, half of then
vv ere not in their places at 2 o'clock, vv lien
the exercises should have begun Mrs
Harry Barnes read the Scripture lesson and
offered pr.ier The choir rendered sonn
good music. V short time was given the
teachers to attend personal! totheirclas'es
There were onl two recitations. Miss Ad
die Rhine delive reel "A Kind Warning'" ii
a ver pleasant manner, and Mis
Agusta Shultr vie tiled earnestly with
the s.iloon-keeer, sa ing to mui, " Don i
sell father another drink"
Superintendent oung stated that on
enthusiastic member had died during tht
ptstweek, little Robert Clarke, son of J
H.Clarke. He said this little boy was so
fearful of losing Ins ba ige. which Helm
so dearl, that lie hid his mother sew it on
his coat. Mr. uiiii,- dwell on the sa
tie ith, endeavoring to instil luiporta
truths in the minds of his oung hearers r
A number signed the pledge, bringim.
the total up to rit. Announcements wer.
nude for Dr Helwig's lecture l'hursdav
night, and concerning the bazar I hell ot
of II. will have charge of the live and tei
cent tables and another of higher price.
and members were un ited to help till them
as well as tell the goods.
I lie ( iosiie! tern perance meeting yestenlay
afternoon was a success beyond Hie fondest
wish of the most enthusiastic person pre
ent The attendance, though large, was n
up to w hat it vv as a week prev lous. A in
the leader ln the early st ige of the msetiiu.
spoke of it as a reaction from tli.
large meeting a week ago. but Ii
proved a liapp reaction, for whr
the list of signers came to be footed up ii
made a total of tlfty-eigdt. Certainly a
grand enrugh work for one aftrrnixui Ann
then so man of those signing vv ere oun
men. And the young women joined in ttii
rtsl, white and blue ainy. several reslgnrc
who hare already made attempts at re
forming and tailed.
Addresses vv ere made by Mr Ludlow
Mr Thompson, Mrs. Dr Baker, Jake Mali
and S. W. Martin. But a gieat deal ol
tiiim was taken up with singing to give q
wrtuiuty for the siguuig, vvtucfi seemed to
,w the order of the da Ever bod fei
t tat it w as good to be there, and went home
gkd they had braved the cold winds.
Weduesda afternoon at 2 o'clock there
will be a meeting of all those interested In
the Temperance hall bazar. Committeemen
(or women) from all wards ami other inter
ested are expected to be present Flual ar
rangements will then be made for the ba
zar. Much remains to be done at th it time
and gentlemen as well as ladles should at
tend. rg ,
Thursday eveuing. Dr Helvv lg deliv ers
his graud lecture on "The King's Lugltsh,
being the hrst of the course. Single admis
sion, 15 cents, single course ticket, CO cents.
Two course tickets, fel. "Cheap as dirt is
the universal verdict
The W. C. 1. V. meets as usual on
WedndsiU afternoon, aud the ' V "Sat
urday afternoon "D . "
.Nest Sunday afternoon will bt ths last
Gospel temperance meeting in the hall tor
sev eral Sunday s, ovv ing to the bazar, bnt
it is expected that other arrangements will
be made, so that the meetings need not be
discontinued even for onu u.Iu.-n
FOR THREE YEARS.
Xo ItellirloUA Seivice. at the Infiruiiry
During thtt Time Arrangement lor
For several days Edmund Randal), cit
missionary, Washington, D C, has been
In Springfield working among the prisoners
at the jiil and station-house. He has be
sides, distributed tracts ail over the city and
the effects of his work are alread being
felt It is Mr. Randall's custom, upon ar
riving in a cit. to begin his work through
the Young Men' Christian association, but
as there is no such organization in Sprinc
field, he has nad to make his own way. As
above stated, he lias done some effective
work among tne prisoners iu the ail aud u
lion house and esterda afternoon he v isiteu
thecount liittrmaiy tolookaflerthespintua
wants of the inmates of that institution.
He arrived just at 3 o'clock, the dinner
hour, and did not of course, hav o opportu
nity to do much vv ork. although In distrib
uted over one hundred pagesoT tracts among
the inmates. Supenuteudent Fleming In
formel him that no religious services had
been held in the infirmary for about three
v ears. Serv ices were former! held there,
but the crowds of visitors were bo large
that they interfered with the management
of the institution, and the serv ices w rre
di-contlnued. The superintendent informed
Mr. Hind til fiat lie might hold services
there at any hour he might choose on Sun
day between 9 a in and 3 p. in . and htre
after. during Mr Rindail's stay in Spnng
fit Id. he will hold services at the infirmary
BOOM FOR URdANA.
tig Contract .Warded the Car Shop. The
I'rospecL for Work.
A telegram was received here Thursday
evening at the U. S H. S works, sas tie
L'rbana Citizen, announcing that the con
tract for the construction of 500 coal cats
for the Erie system had just been awarded
them. 1 his contract settles the fact that
the works here will be booming for the
next few months at a lively rate and ma
possibl make their location at this point a
(permanent thing. The works at II eel
hat e all the work they cm do, and
the necesit of putting the works here
in order for increased work. Is absolute.
The work on the new contract will begin
about the first of January, as it will require
tho time between now and then to get the
material ready. Besides tho works will
have to put in about $10,000 worth of new
machiner. After the get In running or
der, they will operate 400 or 500 men, and
turn out the cars at the rate of tan a day
Thev will begin to deliver about the first of
February. The works have repairing
enough, with the new contract to keep
them running until the middle of next sum
This will be good news to the laboring
men of Urbana and give them steady em
ployuicnt at the season of the ear when
the need It the worst
A BROKEN N05E
Itesult to a Worklnginan Who Jump On
noil OfT of Train.
Leonard Croft, llv mg on Franklin street
and wotking at Mist Foos A Co. 's west
end shop, met vv ith an accident this morn
ing that will teach him a lesson that he Is
not likely soon to forget He concluded to
take a ride out to the shops, and boarded
tne cauoose ot tne long ireigui going wesi
on tne t. u. is vv. oeiween o anu
7 o'clock. He got aboard all right
at Factory street but when he attempted to
jump oil he alighted on his face, and now
presents a generall banged-up appearance.
The bridge of the nose was broken and a
big hole plowed in the nose, the upper lip
and chin built cut and the face scratched
hither and thither. Mr. Croft made his
wa to Dr. Mers's office, where he had Ids
face mended up as vv ell as possible. He Is
very tiiatikf ill the result of his foolishness
was no worse, and declares he will never!
do so an more.
The county commissioners met tn regular
monthly session with all the members)
present The only matter of importance
coming up is to take action on a petition to
change a road out near Tike township,
known as tho Margaret Smith road. The
road cuts divgotiail through Mrs. Smith's
farm, and the change is to be made so that
ti twill nin ArwtitK rhon M. at nn cuittnn llr. c
or lines paralel to them. The petition w ill
have to be read tomorrow and next day be-
fore action can bo taken. The usual num-
ber of bUU are being raised. j
Black Thibet Cashmere
the regular Cashmere
We hav e a line of the
above ranging in price from
$7.00 TO $18.00 EACH
At prices much lower than they hare
been offered heretofore.
4S AD 50 LIMEbTON'E ST.
N B -Holiday Handkerchiefs In the
;reatest v anety now open.
But simply to
know, that we have by far
the largest stock and
You can get just what you
want ; ifyou want cheap goods
we have them ; if you want
medium priced goods, we have
thsm ; ifyou want high-priced
goods, we have them, and,
depend, we give you one hun
dred cents for one dollar.
EDAM AND PINE APPLE
J ait Recelrei a Fresh Lot.
EXTRA FI5E QDALirT.
HI. BUCKWHEAT FLOUR
S pounds for 35c Quality juaram
teed. We place our best Young
Hyson. Oolong and Japan
Against any other ln the city, both
in quality and price. Try ox
pound of our fine mixed
As a sample, a mixture of Hara
caibo, Java and Rio. Sure to pleas
OU. Use Davidson's Cracker
w ith 0 stern ; also, by the way,
STRALEY & CO.
Keep the finest Oysters ln the city,
can or bulk. Pioneer Brand
FRUITS, OYSTERS. FISH, GAME
And Vegetables always fresh.
J. D. SMITH CO.
Comer fftit nigh Stjinit TValmst AUe.
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