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VOL. XXXIII NO. S4.
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I itlr weather, fdlowcddurlui:
surnl.T with lorn! rains ana
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jril 9. 1SS7. J
This is of interest to buyers
of Clothing and furnishing
goods. Where must I go to
And furnishing goods? Go
to the When, where you will
find the most complete and
largest assortment of goods,
and where you buy direct
from the manufacturers. This
great advantage we alone en
joy over our competition, an
advantage which is worth
keeping in mind when you go
to buy clothing. Where goods
are sold direct from manufac
turer to consumer you save
from 20 to 30 percent., or the
jobbers' profit that'S CleSr.
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An all-WOOl SUlt at 0,
cheaper Ones at $5 and $3,
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V Ml rl. l : L. I"
that Will wear like buckskin,
sizes 3; to 36, for $1 even
fine sack suits of every de
scription in all the latest styles.
and we can say with a good
conscience that our garments
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are the best nttmg in tne city.
Cutaway SUltS in black
corkscrew, diagonal and check
goods ; we also have a nice
line of Prince Albert suits. On
the east side of our store you
will find the pants. COttOnade 1
onrl Ipinc cr hpttrr nt Ci
gocd, Strong durable pants at j
51.50 and 51.75; pants lor
second best and pants for
Sunday wear in the finest
goods to be found. Along
down the west side entrance
.m, ,..ll Hr.rl nn.itkiniT ,'rs., ,
uu iiuu aiiji 3
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vain in iidis, wp, uuuuncai,
ho-ierv, cloves, and all the I
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latest novelties in neckwear,
all the latest styles in linen
collars and cutis : we are!
showinc the best
Stock of poods in our line in
the city, and solicit the in-
spection From the people ol
Clark and surrounding coun
ties. OWEN BROS.,
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1 lie leading xManUtaCtUrerS Ol
Plral-riintT in triic rnnntre
All goods marked in plain J
fimires and retailed at whole-1
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ihe only onei
price Clothiers and turnishers
m Spnnpfield, 2S and 27
West Main Street.
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O Ms ?
H. C. LION.
AND FAMILY SUPPLIES.
The Bst Cannd and Bottled Goods.
Stilctly I'ure and Firat-CIa-g
(Jooels, at Liwest Prices.
The Late C. T. Ward Grocery,
7 WEST MAIN ST.,
Comer ofCcater, Springfield, 0.
TXLEI'UOKr. MO. 3.
If IS VERY SAD.
Bakbone Prohibition Law in Kansas
Destroys the Wholesale Liquor
Trade in Missouri.
Flfn Tlionsmul llollier llrun lire
In Inrlniinti Htljr Mono. lliir-1
I rM.f tlie I li.t.i. I nlle
Ht the Vjsoclated Press
hr Lot is. 11ril A -cial from st
Joseph. M . si)s '1 lie new law passed b)
the late Kansas legislature, w huh I- 111
tended as a back bone to the present pro
hlhitor) iR. is plaiing havoc with the
liquor trade in Kansas 'I he M Joseph
whole-ale dealers com plain of a tailing oil
of trade, and a lirm that is known as one of
the Ivxest in the cit), has taken tour of its
Kansas men off the road.
THE OHIO MAN.
llurclnrliea a lliRutaiiiii
House and field shot.
J VJiihTow., X. Y., April ' lxmt i
o'clock this morning A. K Catlm heard a
man tr)ing to enter his house. rroeuring
a rule he went down stairs and watt Led the
man. while he opened a win
dow in the dining room and
climled partiall) in. Catlin tins! and the
bullet passed through the burglar's neck
He dropped from the window, staggered
about 100 feet, and fell dead. The man is
supposed to be Charles Green, an oil will
driller from Lima. O.
Thousnmt tliimacr I Ifty
CinN TI. April a A fire this morn ,
on , v
ing damaged the buildings of the. I. Walker
HrewlngCompa,,) , the extent of fi-rfj.
000. which is covered hv insurance. The
building extends from No .". to .!' i Svia
niore stneL About lift) horsi s spibhsl on
the premises were rescueil with much ilifli
KNIGHTS OF LABOR
IV-itn.jtlanla -. ml.lj of Iron H.irk.r..
l'lTTsiiiin., April The requisite
numbeT f assemblies of Knights of I-aN.r
Mmwl esterdaj for the fonnallon of a
state ass, mbl of iron workers. Ihe new
orgainrationwil embrace nothing imt these
workeis afld is expected to be the strongest
labor societ) in the state.
It llrraks Out In Texas Till, rime
fine vi.n. April '.' V Tmit special
from Galv eston, Texas, sa) The prolii-
onion question is rapiiuv assuiiiuiK cue i
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Irnt nn amnB tiie political is,u0s of
Texas. The late legislature parsed an ac
uibmitting this question to a vote of the
jieople In August. Tlieanti-prolilbitionists
are organizing for the battle.
Mil vv M M.fc. Wis.. April 0
o'clock this morning one of a
two bollere at Wolf Davidson's shipyards,
(exploded, wrecking the leoiler house and
- Tlie tlamart Vas Sl),0O0. Nobody was
hurt. Work on a number
of lake v esseN
will be seriously delayed.
Important It.etlroatl Itiitnnr.
New Yoi:h., April 8 A special from
Jacksonville. Fla.. sa)s: A rumor, appar
ent!) well founded, is afloat that the Ilich-
mond terminal s)iulicate are negotiating
for the purchase bf the (Jeorgia Central of I
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Ilytle Park, London, to be Crowltl
I,omm, April 9 The anti-coercion
meeting io oe neiti in ii)ue pari, .nouns)
premises to lie the bigge-t out-door isilitical
meeting ever Held in l.ndon.
A DESERVED PROMOTION.
air. V. at. Catlitarc Appointed Traveling
Agent of the .liim I xpreas Compi'i)
air. .1. II. slintr aiatlr I lit. Sprlnclielil
Mr. C. W. Catlicart, the popular agent of
I the Adams Express compau) in thisctt).
i has receiv eel a deserved promotion. Kver
I clniw htv amutlnttiietit n ni'i nt ..f flip
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Adams company he has worked hard and
fiithfullv for the Interests of his cm nlovers
and has sucoeedetl, b) his tact and cm rg).
in building up a larire business.
""rine the past m months the Adams
!..- n.t.luis nf-n-itli In ltd tair-vitur. 41111 oi.
..,, ,h im.iinir ,nn ..r n,
company were unable to cover all the terri-
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itory assigned to them. It became neces-
I "S4UJt HV.H.WVS) ' . u I .r
trnr-f TliraiTrtfi 1tT Tll POIIinflrtl 1(1 l
crease tne number ot its travtlng
agents, and among the number ap
pointed was Mr. Catlicart of the Spring '
held office. The position is one of rcpo 1
iblht) and requires a thorough knowlidge
of the express business, but Mr. Catlicart
will undoubtedl) pnive himself equal to tli
emergenc). He will have general super
vision of all the unices on the Little Miami
division of the I 'an Handle, the Davtou
and Western division, and the Craml II ipid-.
and Indiana road. He wlllbcawav from
home nearl) all Ihe time, and that is the
only drawback to the position, but as he
will receive a handsome increase in salarv
he can probabl) endure the privations of j
Mr. J. IL Shute. of Kichmond. Indiana.
takes Mr. Cathcart's p'ace as agent, tem
Hiranl), at least. Mr. Sliute is a fine bus
iness man and will undoubtedl) fill the
)osition acceptablv to tlie business, men of
tills cit). Mr. T. A. (ireene is made
the caslder of thebpruigfield otlice.
Mr. Catlicart leaves on Moinla) for his
hrst trip on the mad 111 his new capacit).
infre-tlnKt.. il.l ier.. i range, on I mil's firm, smith of fhetitv
In theshow window of Haiuilton .t Co's. 'ij,,. ,aJ wa, an tcelltiit one and the
hardware store on Main sfrtet are two1 ,i,res made wtie alnive the average. The
panel franits, thectUitents of which are of nu mlsrs, as usuil, shot at a regulation tar-.-re.t
interest to nil old soldli rs. Ono ot gt t. -JIH) ) ards, olMiantl. 'I hree scon- of
the frames contains a portion of the Second
o V. 1. Ilicir. nndamirlionofthatofthefa
mous 9tth O . I . the latter being carried
on Sherman's march to the sea The other
Iframecoiitalus photographs. if the '.Mill rtg
iinent. taken last vear at its reunion, and of
couipaii) K. ot the -id O . L, and a tine
cut of tlie ('.. A. It badge.
Mated at tlioSprinir street lloii.e.
This is the list of sinners taken in b) the
cops for tlie past twent)-four hours: John
Walker, drunk- Dan. Kenney, drunk and
disorderl), Mike Hurleh), loitering; Kd
Harris, II. K. Gannon and G. W. Gannon,
disorderl): Ixm Anderson and John Hil
laud, drunk and disorderly.
Tills afternoon's lollrt. Court.
John Walker, drunk; G. W anil II F.
Gannon and Ed Harrison, disorderl); anil
John Holland, drunk ami disorderly, were
each nned SI and costs by Ma) or Goodwin
Hie Hit V. lers .t the I ll, Urol K Itilf e I .
ill I I I.I- Nliinr.
It lias 1h 11 ill the wind. eer ime f'e
illsliiiiiliniiit of the Springfield lti cle
club. Hi t a m w rhih woiilii spring Into ex-l-tt
me to takt Iheplue of the old cv
tral meetings hue In en held with this oh
jut in li n Last night alsmt twtnt) live
of those most Inti nted in the v heme to
rts.rgiiure, lutt at the Itinnitiul 11 i.ii't
ofliee mill accomplished the ) rcliiiiiuai)
work and put the project solidlv on Its teet
Mr l?iTJnrrltparnmi..il.. , li itrmroi nml
Mr trl MlTwTttsTfii'fiii- Ursa i. diTldnl
-ftfnmTirTTmrstiST; "basis- rite epual
s.-k is eitv-t.tet! Tnto "nsTArpj; -nnd rier)
ih.hiiIh-i mnr own at least-one nliti.
I ..ily "(tares hive alreid) lieen subs, rilns!
lor. no nu iiiImt taVin 'inorelhSiKineslnrr
Hie ei uses are nroi hie t lor b. luakinir a
snmll s-.nieiit on earli sharoTiwiidil.
.Messrs. ij. g. Mtkpairuv.ru loOKinii
l t eiellmitiii wi re iipioliilisl a citniinlt
tevAo draft a toiistltiitlnii. wliuh will prolt
ahll be submitted lor adoption at the
iijtt recular met Hue
xn i let 1 1011 for othies ri-siiltisl as fol
lows l'resMent. lliNiie Bean secrttar.
I d Miuill, tii.i-unr, Frank li irford
captain, T. .1 Kirkpatriok, lirst lieiiienant,
Will Hall, smuiil lieuti n int. Kd Cinik,
Imird of dinttirs, president, treasurer,
cipl.am, II Nairel and (.eorte Kepsej.
Two Mr) nice rooms hae Ixni situred
our the Jsivriiielu-M National bank and
will lie titled up 111 ih! se for club
rnrrrs- Ihe unifonii of the club will pnih
abl ! the regular league uiuforui. This
will lie deteriiillieil on soon
After tin nii-elinc last nii;lit Will Hall,
Kraiot-llar,foril. Kosciie IVri.sand II I.
Olds tiKikahssion Iiijhrn1i to theucinltj
of 1'rlkina and rijjiel without accident
or nu ldent jwitli of 11
What thrt luunpioii ( it (.unrii.anil Hat-
"r K ar- ,,"i'"-'-
Things , re taking a d.M.le,! 1hh.ii, in the
v irious uiilltar) compuiks of this cil).
New recruits are being received ever) wetk
liv Co. A. Tlh Kept, and Hatter) K. 1st
Ibgt. Light Artilltr). and the attendance
at drill is uuit.lt better than former!)
. , , , . .i.i!ill would receive conrtes) and prompt at-
TJie.tKwa(ttesintte- trtaewttme"taiTrfr . .. ' '
inu suuitiM-r li lias oecn iicciueii 10 uoiti
a state t in autpuient this )ear, which will
include all the O. N". . men, about 5,t'00.
It will be the largest thing of the kind
since the late war
-Ce A i- rafm4tr5-eraiH,inguiTiter tapt
-ik .. . o". r t...
loned officers ill
The Hatterv Lbo)s are alst coming out
m grtat shijH- I aptain Kenuan is a grid
uate of a mililarv vIkniI and is .a thorough
tat tic nil (.'orpoia! Lllsvvorth I Haktr
rcceivisl a vvell-dcservetl prouiotion on list
Moiulav evening. In in.- animmted a ser-
-veiling. iMiiu anpoiiitetl a ser-
s.evtral appe.intimiiLsof corwirals
n ma n to be made as there are sever il v a-
.am offices now U-sitles the out ... .a bv .
Serjeant H.vktrs luoinolion.
utire national guaru tu wilo will.
it sfeuis probable, be fitted out wlttriiew
uniforms ami overcoats before cauif This
is the result of tin annua! (JXrc. officer's
convention held in .t'eSfuar). Almost
cver) measure enuorseti o) me convention
nir iiieittnciu ui me tiaitis ti-ts iesiii
jvasstsl b) the legislature and the bo) are
ALMOST A CATASTROPHE.
Ir. Ir.ltlT Kfiriits from an I tirlit
hiii I'Tfilirum nt lij a A 1 in tit si-
Mr Hr A. M. Pi.ttT ua tn tftkp tlie t
..-iMt -,. vr..i. ...o..i..fnr iMi.fi..,.
taine. The doctor drove his wife down to
the station in the famil) liturgy, and, being '
. t.t.vu. ,.,. .im. rari.ei street nt
liv el) rate Just a.s the) arrived at the
' crossing, in front of l'linlott's coal office.
an Incoming train passed, onl) a few feet i
troui the hor-e's head. This vv as too much
for the tier) animal's mettle to stand, and it
mimed! itch began rt aring ami plunging.
l)r Totter at once juuied out and attemp
ted to control the animal, but without sut
ccss "Mac" McCartv, of the (InzrXU,
luckil) hippeiifti near, ami ran to Mrs
l'otter's rescue. He managed ti drag ami
lift the lad) from her seat and land her
sifelv on the sidewalk, without an) nu re
injur) to her than a severe fright A mo
ment later the horse rt area! back again and
, fell onto the da-h of the bugg), snnshing1
the dash and shafts and almost utterl) ,
I ruining the liarness T he animal got Itself
' fearfullv mixtsl up in the h irntss and bug-
and it took s,ne little time to get the
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iiiueieiii pans in me niiei. L.eiuit-.i.
'I lie catastrophe was sufficient to draw a
large crowd, but even a dog tight will do
that in bprtugtifld Mrs. I'otttr was able
to take the train as she intended.
Tl.e C. C. f.u irtls V t teriiu Corps w 111 Take
The Champion Citv guards Vt te ran corps
heltl a meeting last night at the office of
Chaplain Hruce Moffat. The most iuipro
t tut business was the determination to have
target practice on Tuesda), April 'Jo Chas
I) iv is, Theo. TrouiHt ami W A stout were
apHiiuted a committee to selct t the plue.
priK'iire .iiiiuiiition and make all the nec-ess-irv
arraiigemeiits. The old retuiiiseh
ruige will most likely lie selected. Hve or
six of the members of the Veteran corps
wire nieinbi rs of the once famous Cham
pion Cit) rule teiin, which was never de
flated though frequently pitted against
crat k teams
Tlieie was talk in an inform il wa) of a
four tli) s tncampnient some tune during
the summer Theideiwas favorahl) rt
ctued. but action will be deferred until
VVffkly rrattic.. Vlnt.li ..r tin- sprlng'trl'l
le mi ri.l i) trt.rnoon.
Ths members of the springtieM nth
team held their regular wetklv practne
match on Knilaj afttriUHin al the club
ti n shots each were tired, the !e-t lHissible
I score lieing 10U Kollowing are the starts
ma le b) the several members. Slack firing
onl) twent) shots
II Crolt.Jun 2 si s(
I I. I'errin . "s "j ""
J C Trimmer "I et'
J s. Issner
lie till ! ati.s I.ney 1 klen.
Wonl Ins lieen rtx-eived that Miss Luc
I Kckles, an estimable oung lail), who was
former!) a member of Wile) chapel, and
. also sang in the choir of that church, tiled
on Tuesda). at Viiguti, K) . where she
I made her lnuim with htr uncle, Kldtr
Eckles II t remains are exp-cted to ar
rive in this cit) tomorrow, and will be
laken to the resilience of ber aunt. Mis.
Cliiuii The funeral will probably take
place on Moudi), at Wile) chadel.
"Cabriolet" Bows His Acknowledgements
to the Public for His Late Elec
tion as Assessor.
Hum It Wns sre.iiiMshil Can pl;
aiotloe. Ihe Iriim Corps ( 1111
luiien I ies Vl.out My K. tatiee
I want to take this method of returning
m-, thanks to the public at large for hamg
eltcteil me assessor by such an asphj slat
ing inajiirit Manrofthe public whiih
oted for me are no longer at large, but
tin ir senti nces are light and the stain of
hat line toted In more, than one ward does
not cling to a ierson er long. If, in the
enthusiasm of their support of me, the
wire guilt) of tautology in the right of
I suilrage. 1 forgive them. The) were work
ing for reform, whatever the cost. In It
in) eieitioii the) (rot the reform, and as
sikui as I hear from the Fourth ward and
s.-e what it required for beer for the 1k)s. 1
I can speak more siiccinctl) as to the cost.
I M) election is a great triumph for human
IilKTtj. There are eighteen men in the
station house who were deprived of their
human libortv on my account, but the pnn-
cir. vtill remains good. After the rude
treatment 1 received at the
convention. I took a bath aud thereb) stv
ered the last tie that jxiunil me to
the democratic party. M) famil)
pliv-Kian told me that If I severed an)
more political ties through the instruinen
talit) of the h)draut and the agtnc) of
soap, he would not be responsible for the
consequences. Smarting under the insult
j I had collected at thfoconventfoii. I resolveil
to come out as Independent candidate, and
throw ni)self on the clemenc) of the pub-
e- I therefore announced that notwith-
last apiearance in this countrv.
I inserted a can! in the jiapert to the above
i (Tec t ami added that I would lie at the
jhiIIs on the dav of my own anil the cit)
elet tion. and that votes b) telephone or
M) opjsments were wild with consterna
tion as soon as the) saw I was going to
tight to a hiiish,anifjwanted me to withdraw.
Hut I said no; I was their opponent and
was going to oppone them. This showed
them that I was firm, and then the) coni-
menctsi anuualgn of vitiliieration. 1 lay
10,v " ,eI "ie,u viiupe. i ney set anoai
me most Hiisurti siunes aiHtiii me. -a. parcio i
ularlv vicious partisan cireulatel the rejiort
that I had a cousin in Minnesota who svval
loweil a set of false teeth lieloiigmg to a
in ichlxir and then clnrged the owner fur
storage. 1 iiiiiiicd this story in the bud In
puniisinng a clipping iroin a .iiiiiieapoiis
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"rai is nrii oini Ki.ieu iiims,,.
mire, that the well was
that it hat! to !m "shot."
I handnt an)
that 1 hail iny
more than nailed this lie
sfor) was started on me
washing done at a Chinese laundry ant) was
encouraging Coolie labor instead of patron-1
king home industries. Tins lost blow put j
me to bed, where I remained until my shirt
taint inline from tUu wash. 1 resented this ;
swioiisl). I pcilvtel that my wash-bills for
the ) ear did not amount to what mv tra
diicers spent lor stnla-water, and that I had
stnt ui) shirt b) mill to Hop Wah with a
view of enlisting bis vote and influence,
both h"re ai d at his gen'Ie Chinese home,
for the welfare of the party winch I repre
sented Thev got next to me ou the shirt
.Miction, but iii reithMlenceilthtMii. Then
notarail ai4r j irf 1tt &Avi&aiBatih3 titfr itit tfta
If tl IIII II Vtll'ab "J viiv mil i Is" "." nil.
report that in) uncle in Illinois had been
arrested for stealing a )earling steer of
tli- early Porking vanet) from
an adjoining pasture. This was a deliber
ate lie. Mv uncle's siHtIess purity was
in.lt.-.fell .if tin., (.linns, for it titr.iM.1 oitr
tilat ,t,e stwr . hls own. M ,K(or unce
was color-blind, esiieclally in the dark of
the moon, and lie had made a clerical error.
The judge, in his charge to the jur).
pointed out that a man had a right tn show
his own steer around over the farm at night
ami listen to tlie cattle mow and the ha) -mow.
'I he iur) brought in a verdict of ac
quittal In the first degree, but added a
cihIIciI that in) uncle was to remove to
parts unknown or thev would give him
hemiien diphtheria. M) uncle took the
hint ami a sorrel mare belonging to the
J'tige aim leu me country, i supple ne
left the countrj m .re from its unisirtable
hiatal ter than from an inherent ln,....st).
J ''arn t,iat 'e soon afterwards
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' irta', 10 which ne was ver) mucu aiiacueo
bv a strong tie with the knot under the
left tar" This time there was no acquittal.
. but the jur) simpl) hanged. M) uncle was
in the title role, anil there was no encore.
1 hope he got his reward in the hereafter,
but it lie didn't lie can come bick to Illinois
and get one. tor there is a reward for him
there, dead or alive, with the fonneriii large
I go back Into this fatuil) matter now
because it is tint late to make campaign
capital of it Hut what I vanted to prove
i that in) uncle didn't steal that steer.
M) opponents tinall) gave up tr)ing to
c'o me damage b) telling lies about me and
went to telling the truth. There's where
the) hail me foul If the) had just been
smart enough to have known It. 1 went
into the campaign tor all it was worth and
all I was. 1 resolved to give the matter a
fair sh ike and see if the jieople vvoull do
ine ditto I hired influential ward-workers
from otht r cities and the) all put up at the
best hotels, and I had to put up too, but 1
didn't stop there. Once or twice during
the week 1 hiresl a drum corps ami marched
them through the principal streets with the
life shrieking like a phantom lung and the
drums going "urn ta tl i i-tla " On these
occasions I hired several little colored bo)s
to lug around big transpirences on winch
were punted the fnlloe mg mottoes- "Are
)ou on the suleof rnt or wrong" If so,
voteformi. mil i will give )ou rest"
"llight th s tv lo get )our assessor; refer
ences txclnnged" "I have no
put) anil 1 will tax )ou
without legird to part) " "I will see that
the io ir man is no longer denied as high
rite ot taxation as the rich " "Krin go
brawl" "11,11) voo franchise." ' Ith
bin eine iingaheiier " "Vote as )ou shot,
unless )ou shot trap " "Jspeeial rates fur
nished to clubs of voters " "The otlice
ought to seek the linn: help sick the office
of assessor onto me." "I.verj one who votes
for me gets a ticket entitling him to a
eh mte in a turke) rattle. "
Meet ion da) came at last and I was up
earl). In fact. I st.a)ed up all the night
before, polling tli. wanl in which I liv etl
which was just two streets back from the
ward 1 wis running for assessor in. I had
a hard time making up hi) mind In the
moming which polls I would work at. but I
fmall) selected a voting precinct upon
Mound street. Morning dawned earl)
in the fore oon. and the first man
that came to the ihiIIs voted for me. I
vvouldn t be likei) to vote against ui)self.
About this time a coarse, rough creature
came up to me and asked me in a rude tone
what I was running for. I iiidiguantl) ite
med that I was miming and told him that I
wasn't afraid of him a trifle. Then he
asked what otlice I was a candidate for and
I told him assessor. Ue asked me what
ward. I answered that It was immaterial
to me just an where that dut) called uie.
thi re I would be found t this point he
raise.1 his held, tinik down the shutters ol
his mouth and laughisl a loud, dtpraved
laiurh tint i.uisisl a iruwd to im limit! tte
around me it oik e I Inn he Hiiutn! tin
hnaer of sum at me and said, -fea), fel
lers, this things riiiiniio: for assessor and
he alnt p'tu kit r vvhuh ward s long he's
eleitcd Let's make him si t up the drinks
and then vote for him
The proi:raiiiine was curled out. So were
uostof theirovvd aftifw.irils I he salomis
vt re closed on that di), but the birs
Mniut lOo'iImk I went down to anothe
ihiIIs to see If I was running ahead of tin
ti ket Owing to some ovtrsiuht. none of
in) til kit-, had bmi l.ft at this preiinct,
and I made haste to reined) the neglect
Mv tickits wire designed bv the author.
Hid .vire marvels ot N'aut), convenn nee
-tin! tiatriotisiii. The) were printisl on
white ardlH,ard with blue ink, and the
printing on them was ri id This made up
thethrte colors and also laid the corner
stone for the above witticism Ihe reading
matti r on them gave in) n line and then
below said " es, sir," and "No. sir," giv
lug the volir a chain e to vote for me in the
negative .as wi II as in the atllrmitive. .M)
name did not frev i the regular ticki Is.
I worked hard tint d i) and scut moiiev
as trie as watir and fner, if Jim use it
to sprinkle with. When night i me
1 went around to nil the polls and collected
in) tickets, which liul been rudel) thrown
thrown out h) the judges I foitad tint
out of the 'i of in) tn ki ts voted hi had the
"o. sir." in irk.d olf and oiiseqneiitl)
siihh! for the atlirinatue As I hail received
a majorit) of the votiscast for me. I there
fore got elettiil N'eiessir) to a choice. 43
I am ver) chnne
1 expect to enter Into the Unties ot in)
innuniii eauy nu- p .. n " .winn..-1
in) m wspiper work so I can be an assessor i
...,.!. -.1. ,l.t.. . ...t..,. If I ...... ..nn.... .
durinic the evenings and at noon I will
give)ouaca!l with simpl. Hoping to
see you later and that )ou will have ever)
tlung )ou want taxisl, in a pile haud) when
I come, I am.
Yours assessh el),
Since the above was written and setup
In several small t)i. I liavo rcclved word'
that there is some doubt alniut the legalit)
f in) election and tliat some pirties are
disposed to contest it The public won't suppl ng the mvessir) h) drogen to aid
haveanv ditllciiltv In construing this pett) combustion and moisture to keep the buru-
env). 1 ran ahead of in) ticket ami I'm ercool. otherwise the mien e heat of the
going to stick it out to the bitter end. l'ar-1 furnacewould injure the la-st'iig qualities ot
ties in need of lit -st) les of taxation will tlo I the burner
well to refuse ill other asse-sors admission I Combustion takes place, not at the iiuine-
to the liotise 1 am the onl) genuine asses- tllate mouth of the turner but about three
sor in the town and I studied for It. bend j or four ni.-lies distant, which was dcinon-
hi ) our orders before the tax commissiou stratetl b) taking a pine hoard ard holding
orgaulzes and the quotations c hange . it directl) In front of the burner, where it
Cvmnor LT. ' reiuauied uiitharreil, but b) passing it back
i three or four inches a hole va burueel
ORDER OF THE RED CROSS. through it
, AS THOl on a iior
l.ran. Comn.an.lery tonve,,,. In sprnt. ,ud pM ,,, . ,1f Ulw.kr work of
n-i.l V, Tntsila, H,..l WetinestlBT- hre.,)rkL. about three fe, t distant, and
H.l,rl n...r..t lll,e !,.,. WI,.es.r,wt ,, ,,, ,,, tn.,nilIij,1,j
tiny ielit. Like tilaee until tli l.ri. L ntt tin t. l.o
Tlie firnnd rommanilery of Ohio of the (
Order of the 15 il Cross will convene In I
O. O. K. hall next fuestla) and Wednes
day April 11 and 13. Representatives will
be prtent from all the coinmaiileries in
the state. The business of the convention
will be carefully considered. Vs the en
dowment s)-tfiu of insurance is the foun
datio'i of theortltr tliis matter alwa)soc
cupies a material portion of the grand and
supreme sessions of the order. The order
is growing rapidly In man) sections of the
UiiitesI Mates and Canada, and eseclal!y is
thlstrne In our state Just what will be
the order of busiues, bi fore tlie grand com
mander is not stated, but it will le princi
Olive Hranch commander). 3"o. 5. of this
cit), has arranged for the entertainment nt
the grand IhhIv bv open meeting at their
hall ui I'uiou hall building, next I'uesda)
evening, to which the) cordiil.) mvlte an)
of their friends who ma) wish to learn the
principles am! betietits of the order. At
this meeting a number of the grand and
supreme officers, those who hive a finger
uhiii the puNe of the order, will entertain
them bv a plain talk
On Wednestla) evening. April
Hranch will give a simper and ball
wlgwaui. in honor of the Grand command
er) of Ohio This entertainment will be
(otitincd to the members of the order and
their families, as it was tkeme.! impossible
to admit strangt r In consequence of the
large number of IC.e.1 Cross people who now
live in this cit) Ih- progriiiriie of thi
entertainment is a- full m.
I'liom: wivih of i u rists.
s jo r v
Music Foreman s llan t
Aililress nt Velc.ini' Miy.irK s. Kelly
Hespouse tlraud fom unfer V alter rtt kens
SI 1' I'tU
uprrine Treisurer m A Noble
t squire John I. urecseiirliue
Toast "Ihe Heneltsof ourOrJer"
Mr O F strrii.,
Toast .' Our Ladles"
.Mr I T West
liro I M Knote Toastmaster
At atnuit 10 1U the tlimrvvl'l be given into
the charge of the thnir committee, and
dimmg will couelude the evening's exer
cises. The banquet tables w id be arranged along
the outer edge of the h ill under the bale -nles
and the entire center spice will tw
used as a promenade
III consequence of the open meeting on
Tnesila) t veiling, the recti! ir Kridav inch
meeting will bediseiists with next wetl-.
Committee of Arringements William
Dtse. J M Knote. J. Osholi, W. b
Eikius. Kinlt v KeNev.
lleceptloiiCoiuinitttv .1 C Mag,.. Kretl
G Hants. J M Knote. ruih) Kelsev.J
I. Coflield, J. N O-bon, Wil.i mi Dose", W.
Kltstr Coinniittee Davnl iMin,,. chief;
assistants J It Hard). J A Dredge.
S D Corwin. deorgo Gardner, Keller
Itlcl.lertl Carter Itiiuiul lie it lo Court for
The mavor'i- court is on its last legs and
a few da) s hence will be a thing of the
past. The grind Frida) vvas as follows;
James Sl)tr and John Mackelve). tlnink
and disorderl). Samuel Isle), disorderl).
and James Huff drunk were each lined S!
andcosts Ilichird Cartt r was ili-mis-nl
o i the t h irge of tlisordi rl). but was bound
over to court in the sum of S100 with J K
Mowt r as surt t), for Committing an assault
upon . 1. Uussc-l.
Kunernl ot VI. . Sl.l.reevy.
The funenl strvites of M W. McGreev)
will take p'nee at Ligomla avenue chapel
on 'buntla) at prta isel) half-past
3. as previous!) atinnu'ieed Mr McGreev)
was a member of th Lagonda assenihl.
h. ill 1. . Ml 4.-.JI. also Ol me .tiouitiers
Villon riu e orgimzitions will have
charge of the funeral. All member are
expected to be present.
The shoe house of Mtssr. I'axsnn S -
WtllandatNo U east Main str.et is doing
a giHHi iiusint s i ne enierprise ami suc
cess of tlie oung gentlemen is nott d on all
I sides anil watched with interest. Moth
I1 parties are live and energetic business men,
who make new frit uds and custonmrs daily.
The Hue of goods tlie) handle is the best
for tlie mono
AX IMPORTANT EXPERIMENT.
Orude Petrolevm Successfully Used in
the Making of lUlleable Iron for the
First Time in this Country
I'rtalN or Ihr le.l-Tli- lliirnr I eil in
Hie Work Vlore si, r-s-t ill
Kemiilt Aliltf ip il.il III 111.
The riiauipioa fit) Oil company, win
have been taming on an exieriiueiital te
for the last seven di) s. at the Champioi
I Malleable Iron ( onipaii)'s works, with a
view of demonstrating, if possUIe, tb
praetibilitv of using Iliitii 1 fuel ill the an
ueiling or iron (unshed tin ir it t rrida
afttrnismat ". tn luelc The eieniiieii
full) proveil to the sinfaitmn ot all con
ceruisl that lion cm be m nle malleable 1m
the use of trud" pt Irolt urn as i fuel. Tw
perfcctlv cold iurnitesor ovens were u-ts
to conduct the t pt runt nt and the auioun
of iron aiuie I'ttl was about liftttn tons jh.i
The lire !mx in eat h ovm was hlltsi with
c nirhi i: vvui.k or m:i ni:n k.
and the tioor w v ciuniitisl up with Iikt
materiil save an oieniiig two incites ii
diameter, through which was Inserted tin
burntr. The burner ued was the Chicago
Kdward pittern, and is ooiiiihiiI of three
cylinders six luetics ui length, one withi
.. ... --.,. .
me oiner aim e it ii converging Intoaillun
,.trr about one-third li s, at the end than the
main IhhI) ot the tubes rile liiiitrmirst
tube feeds aer and is taken in iroin the ur
rounding atmosphere. The next to
it supplies the oil. This colli
der is millet! on the inside
something similar to a rifle, giving the oil
a spinl or circular motion as it comes in
contact with the thine 1 his motion atom-
lies the ml anil feetis it in an
spra). Ihe outermost c)Iiinler
the steam ami acts for a double purpose of
lieat. when the steam Imoiuesiltanniposeili
and throws off ttsh)ilrogeii These, mutes!
form a h)tIro-carbou fluid which burns with
a)eIIowish blue ttaiiie. M, jrftxt is the
coinbiistioii here in ule th it at least nlnetv
per cent of the fuel is consumed and one
can easil) bare his html to be plat etl in the
tlraft flue without injiirv or pain to the
skin. In short, the gas is all consumed ami
the furnace is heated instead of the flue.
Forty-one barrels of oil were consumed
in the test, which would have required at
Itast fifteen tons of coal to perform the
same work. The Champion Cit) Oil coin
pan) ha I hoped for bttter results, but there
are nuiutier of obstacles to overcome,
befoie tl.e best results an lie obtained.
The steam Used in conducting the test
was earned through a one-inch pijie nearl)
three hundred ft et. and itistt at! of getting
ir) steam it was ttt.t a, to hinder rather
than aid combustion. Ihe checker
work of lire brick was ill
ai ranged. This m i) be accounted for b)
lack of experience in similar work. There
is ever) reason to believe that with a warm
ov. n. with the tire-brick proper!) crrange.1,
and gtsl dr) steam, this same work can be
TWIXTV F1VD IllKI.LIstir olt
1 1 niie., ' S" anguine is the Champion Cit) Oil com
'.V ",,.p I'stiO In this belief tint the) have ahead)
,.,',." i arranged for another test at the same place.
Attive preparations are now being made,
and the) hoiie to begin oK-ratioiis b) not
later than next Momli).
Quite a number of ou; leading manu
facturers hive signified their intention
of putting iu Imutd fiitl. and we mav ex-
1 i lHxt pUroleum to be us,hI ver) large!) as a
lien prtsiiicer in spnnghelil. The Cham
pion Electric Light ctunpau) is well pleased
with the results the) h ive outlined, and in
the fate of all the diraVu ties attending a
new departure, thi are now saving Jl tier
cent on coal.
The above exjier ment of annealing iron
with crude pe troleum, is n fir as known,
tlie first of the kind ever mule in this
MONTROSE IN THE WORK-HOUSE.
The I till I stent t.r the I .iw i.iteil I. pon
llltt, 1 Jtitlg I itigernltl
Our own Hilly M.mtrose has come to
grief finally ill tlie Q lea-n Cit). A few days
ago his arrest there for adultery on com
plaint of his wife, was ilironnled, and now
another chapter is added. On Friday he
appeared before his honor. Judge Jimmy
Fitzgerald, ami his cie was full)
examined into and justice in ted out to him.
Springfield s new police ofheers. Judge
a. tuing. Clerk Morrill and rrosecutorKight
ni)er. had the pleasure of being ltsikers-on
while Montrose was undergoing the onteaL
Hie CuiiiiiuTt.bif (mzcltt. of this morning,
contains the following account of tne atf nr
Win Montrose, the Springfield saloon
keep r. who ties, rted his wife and three
children and brought to this cit) a harlot
named Mirv Hun) an, with whom he has been
living on Third street, was arrugned in the
polue court yesterdi) on the chargeof
adultirv. Mrs Montrose was in court and
testified against her husband, -aving tint
all effort to get him to return homwere
futile Montrose had given the Hull) an
woman all hi wife's jewelr), which
was returned to her In court. The
fill! extent of the law was imposed
on Mntroe."'whic!i is a hue of -..(M).
and a sentence of three months. The
charge of adultirv against the Human
woman was dismissed, but a charge of
loitering was preferred against her which
will be heard next week
Montrose has a niupV of indictments
hanging over him in loinmon pleas court
here, one for Munliv violation anil the!
other for assault On Tuesda) his case was
cillet! mi! not respotulii g his bond for 150
was declared forfeited Mrs Mar) J Fte
lev, his mother in-law. was on the bond
Tlitongli fir I ive ( .-ui...
The new 1'Iiiin street, or "White Line."
of street cars will begin miming tomorrow
(Stinda) I morning, and w ill earr) people to
and froiu Fernclill all the it iv The new
cars received last week villi be put on, ami
j the white sign with the word "FerPcIitT
. ...ii ..lnn. ,.., -,..1 The emmet li.m jet
the comer ot Main and l'luiii is not )et
complt tisl, but arrangements have been
made to have tlie cars go through from
East street to Fernclill entrance and carr)
i passengers for nve cents,
wiU 1k rlll) fr,u. ,,rst ti
I he oiien cars
time, and will be a
novel sight in this citv
The opening i over and the new spring
goods will be receiv etl and placed on sale
every dav. The ladies are welcome at
Harr) H Wragg's uiillintn store at Xo. 6;
east Maiu street.
-" a!c 0 IL.inicsstoii.
The new ruxetlo"and St (.eorge" I'ar-
Windsor Silk I'mbrellas, gold, silver.
K!ii), Celluloid ami nature's wotnl han
lle, reliable gotals ami mislerate prices f
Moumiug l'arasols , Children's I'arasols.
New N'eckwear and Hut lungs In the
New Kill Gloves: Ceiitiineri Kit! GIoAes :
(.loves nttetl to the hind
Black and colored urahs. ev ening shades;
exquisite colorings in burilu and suii.
New Dress GimhIs , Itsik at our line of
New Check Suitings Heliotrope, Cadet
ami other new shade suitings
Vew Goods opening ever) day now.
10 IILVCK'a 0PEBV II L'SF,
Well an I Fa orably Knonn s
Is ready and willing to show
to his many friends and pa
trans the handsomest, most
elegant fitting andcheape-t
varments for this season ever
exhibited in thi j community.
F0K J5 CFYTS, AT
LATEST HAT OUT,
MISSES L Ai M. WILKIN5
Announce to hetadietnt prtnefleld that
taerfivc mw rtr uly (or their
tnspe tioti tne
EISTEK NOVELTIES IX
ALL TIIE 0 ELTII i
Spring Hats and Bonnets
Kor I a til ft ami C'lillIrn.
STORE OPEN EVERY LVEHINC
X.i. IS East H tin Street,
Iloom Formerly OceiiDltst bv sirins Hans.
Kotli Gulf and Lake, fresh caught,
tlressesl and delivertsl on 5hort notice.
Don't forget w e keep fresh 0) sters.
GiWi. PRINCE COFFEES !
We toll! you about them last week.
Tr) our clioicast Golden llm. our Old
Government Java, our extra qualit)
of Moclra : the) cannot be equaled
in the cit). We have
OLIVES and OLIVE OIL
Cotton Seed Od for etmking purposes.
New York Cream Cheese.
Kdam and l'uie Apple Cheese.
Fresh Vegetables and Fruits.
S. J. STRALEY & CO.
16 AND 18 EAST UIG1I slTKEET,
FrfM IlellTfirT. Telephone. 43.
DR. J. G. OLDHAM,
IPKHATITE DENTISTRY A
No. 9lA E. Main Street
m . t