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VOL. XXXIII NO. gi
t'llICE OF DAILY
OUT TEN ICEIITS PEI WEEK.
SPHIXCJFJELD, ()., MONDAY K KMNd, -JMML 1, jssT.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TllllllM T5T I j."" -""-! IIMH J l--T" -,--3 . W" -
" Vubksto. Vpril IS -Ohio
Local iali.nllliilt::hl change
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THIS WILL BE A
In the Children's Department
at the When.
Seventy-five Children's suits
at $6.50. we are going to let
go for $4 per suit. Sizes 4
to 1 1 vears. all made
Globe Mills Cassimere, the;
finest goods made in this1
country. Those needing chil-1
dren's suits of the sizes men
tioned will miss a bargain that ,
will novrr be able to find
win neer oc auii iu nuu
More Boys' and Children's
Clothing thatl any Other hoUSe j
in the country, and it is not,
therefore, surprising that we
excel in this branch of the bus
iness. Buy your goods at the
Where there is fair dealing,
C. O. D. and one price to all.
:, AXI 2; WEST MAIN ST.
JIST RECEIVED, AT
Prices That Defy Competition.
And secure a b irgain. Every
thing new in Novelties at
21 NORTH MARKET.
11 -twcen .Main And Columbia Streets.
11. C. L. ON.
ASM FAXILV SDl'PLIES.
The Best Canned and Bottled Good
Stilctly Tare and Flmt-Clag
Goods, at Lowest Price.
The Late C. T. Ward Grscery,
7 WEST MAIN ST.,
Corner or Center, Springfield, 0.
TKI.WHONK NO. 3S.
FOR THE HOMELESS.
3M Improvril KESTITCCV FARMS from 20
to acre, at price (ran ti to fcSJ per
acre, tot particular adriM
KlBf MoasUtlB it. By.
SHIPWRECK AT CORSICA.
Fifty Lives Saved - Two Hundred Yet in
Peril, and Cannot be Rescued on Ac
count of the Heavy Sea.
The "-Hi I r No" Intk Clcwil 1111 'nil'
lay-- lliitlile llirmeliei Two
lllltiitre.l itml I tlll-slx l.rt'g-seller-
1U the tssofiateit Press.
l,oMni. Apnl I- -Later di-patelies
confirm the r'iirt tli.it a steamer h Isvn
wricked nil Honifaeio. Corsica. The name
of the ves-el i- tin- l-atiHiiia. Of2.'.ll pas
senger. Inch she carried, titty have lieen
-avtsl. Help has Ism -nit to the wreck,
but the -ca is rough, and it will le difficult
to get neai h r.
NEW LABOR MOVEMENT.
An Orcnnimtloii Hlil.li Will "tlinkfii
'i Viiiik. April lv V llotton -jH-cial
sa-. A new Ialmr inul eineiit has been
-tarted in New Knglaml. which will lo-ome
extent weaken the Knights of I.almr organ-1
I iatiou. A large number of the Iwtit .nut '
-hoe cutters of New Knclan.l hae fonnol I
an independent union. It is iiitendttl li '
the projtvtor- of the inineineiit to give the
' union a -coe similar to that of the I.a-tei-'
1'rolectiie union, but more effort will be
, made todju-t all ililhcultie- li arbitration
ralner man ny -trike-.
Iliteimi Kctlf'Oirnt III l.(iinlin
IIiomhin, April Is. The Tiiir tln
niorning imhli-lutl a letter purpurtlnc to be
written bj I'atnck Kacan. coiiccniiiig the
l'hii iu 1'ark lnuriler-, which ha-created
Mr. Clancc, I'arnellite. -ajs: "The let-1
tcr i- learl) a forger ." I
The (Wo(iC, iHininicnting on the letter.
savs "I ntil tlie liorntile accusation that 1
Mr. Parnell wrote the letter is proven, we
shall dl-credlt It."
Hie 1'ii'f tfiif f.iir.Mc-av- futil the
autheiiticitv ol the letter -hall Iieab-olutelv
from I proved, there will be no need to di-cu it- tiat ,.,,. j, raging there. Ilain, sleet and Hev. . P. Dimlap will Ik- iu-tallel a
1 content-." I .'....". . I pa-tor of the pringtieM church Thursday
TlicM.JmiiOii:ittfsajs: 'The letter
is so grave a document tlat it will not do
to regard it a- genuine until Mr. Parnell
si ,u be heard from concerning it."
M. L..11-. April S.A,onveiition com-
ti.i-.sl of delegate- Irom all trade- union-
111 this city, including the Knights of I .a
Ihtr. wa- held at Central Turner hall on
-Mimlav afternoon. The business consisted
",ll,'flv ' eonip'Ietmg arraicemenis for a
KraiII, j,,,,,,.!,,,,, nrkIllB11M.nlo take ,,,,
May 1. in commemoration of the e-tablish-111
-nt of eight hour- a dav's lalior. In 1-
11 tcndisl to make the parade the graudi-t '
thine nf fie kind that ha- ever taken plan-1
here. A re-olutum was adopted that none
but the American Hag should have place 111
iiiiMel iihtnnriu Xii!r:mii.
Sx Amiiii . Cal .Airil is. A iHt-uliai
phenomena ha- occurred here. Immense
HURiunies 01 suuiuarine vegi'tauon nave
been throw n on the beach, covering it for
sixteen miles. Also large numbers of dead
fish of every kind. Including whale, liarb
jmd. sea turtleA , One wt.ala -luea-ured
fifty-five feet tuid one turtle ten feet In
length, there are humtreils of ieopIe here
to witness the extraordinary -cene-. It Is
believed to be cau-isl by a submarine vol
cano. l'nlletl to Acree.
Slot Citv. Io.. April 1?. The jury in
the case of John Aren-dorf. charged with
the murder of Kev. George C. Haddock,
dl-aereed and was finally discharged by the
court at 11:50 a. in. xestenlay. The jury
stood elev en for acquittal and one for con- 11. Second Lieutenant Scott Martin I
xictinn. Dennis O'Connell was the jury- i charged with the promulgation and ju-t ex
nian who -torsi out for conviction, and , ecution of till- order.
when the Jury wa passed before the court, 1 Ky older, Ben. K. Pvx i
he said that his judgment wa- linal. The, Major Commanding Ninth Hat alion.
court thereupon discharged Hie jury from Lieutenant Martin has ordered the vlt-c-
f urtlier serv Ice.
FIRE AND DEATH.
It ml 11ml Direr Men I iitAlli
Lvnthih 1:0, Va., April 1-. The hou-e
of a man named Hrewel, in Smith coun'i
k destroyed by tire la-t night, in w huh
two of Ids daughters, aged island 21 year-.
were burned to death, and three other isr
-ons -o tiadly Injure.1 that they cannot -ur-;
xive. Thetu-ewu can.-cil by a defective
A IlLn.t.ous lire.
Wiiikhm.. April 1-. t one o'chvk
this morning the box and bung lactory ot
Hale A-Stahlnecker, on "south street, was I
almost entirelx desfrowsl b fire. The nalt '
de-troyed contained nearly all the valuable
luachmery and a large amount of manufae-
tur&l stock. The lo-s is estimateil at SJO.-
00O: iiiurtsl for S1I.O00. It Is siipisi-e to
MHjnr Ji4in K. Itlnlne living.
llnrSriitMiN Ark.. April 1-.-Maj
John K. Hlaine, pav master I . h. arm.
brother of James G. ltlaine. is lying at the
lnnt of death at the l. S. army and navy
ho-piUl here. His condition is so preca
cious that there Is no hoie of his recovery.
It Klllcl the Sinter nf l .liulKr.
ISil.NVATI. (., April Is. The Twkx
("INM.nvati. (.. April Is. The in
.vir" l'ortsuiouth, Ohio, special says: Mis pany with several charming ballads, aicom--.nenh
II3W-011 voiineest -isler ot Probate 1 naming himself on the guitar. MlssIIlanche
Judge Daw-on. died last evening from
brain fever. The cau-e was the jumping
rojie Ui much.
-itiirm ill Xf liork.
New Viiuk. April In At 5 o'clock this
iimmlng it began snowin; hard, and at
o'clcick one and ones-half inches of -now
was on the ground. It then turned to a
'leet storm, and at 10 o'chs k the -now wa
csivereil with a crust of ice. Keirt- fnun
the interior of the -tate -how that the stc nn
is general in the ea-tem imrtion.
i ll.ls I'nilislily Keturnett.
Atlanta. April Is. K. IL Knapp. a
imminent real e-Ute broker and jmliticiau,
1 it Is now well e-tabli-heil. has fled the
country, having victimized a large number
I of persons out of Minis aggregating S2..-
000. He came here from Canada in ls-'.
j and it i- -upim-ed has returned to that
Itntneil to Xleatli.
xiriils, Teiin.. April IS
liftv-six. employed at the round
house of the Kanas Citv railroad, in We-t
. Meniphis. was burned to death on Sunday
by the destruction of a boarding Ihiu-o in
which he was -licpnig. Thirty other in-
iiute- made their c-ca
CIliellliBilrnliili'l Hit) -six New lurk (Sroff
, seller rre-le,l,
( rw Yiiiik. April K The -aloiHi: in
! thee ty were tightly closed yesterday, and
! only well-known customers were admitted.
through side doors. The police, however,
managed to make 1R6 arre-ta,
Chicago -trike Clier.
CiiiCAcm, April 18. About three thou
sand carpenters returned to work this morn
ing on a basis of eight hours and :t5 cents
an hour. All employers appear to be will
ing to engage men on these terms, provided
tne acn ajWiPi" iv itemed workmen.
V X.iuiig stiiilml. riwe.l hy (hfr -tn.ly,
turn III l-.ilher' ll.ini. aiul Xlleiiiils
to Iturn the Im riling.
kmv. O . April IV A young man
uauusl Hcibi it Il.ines, -nil of Jacob Danes
rtnlitic between Alpha anil llrllhrtxik. tin
county, was, mi "Saturday, brought befi ie
Probate Judge Cisqs'r. adjudged insane ami
at taken to the Dayton asylum.
Young Ilanit ha- lieen a tiidrut at Dela
ware college (or -nine tune, was an iinu-u-all
intelligent ami bright fellow . ami was
making preparation for entering upon
the study of theology at the eml
of his term in college. A week
-nice In- father received :i nit ate from
the faculty calling him to Delaware Ht once
to take charge ot hi- on. who hail lxvoine
111-aiie from nrr tmlj. The father brought
the -on to In- home, ami ha- lieen watching
over him can-fully -nice, thinking the re-t
from tudv might lie beneficial.
On Kmla) evening the large barn 011 Mr.
Ilanes' pl.ie. was discovered to In-on Ine
erv high wind wa- blowing at the time, i
and onlj by great exertion- the neighlxirs
-aveil the lieautiful couiitrj hoine. 1 lie j
liirn n lanre tolni-eo--hed lillril wiiu leal i
tobacco, and other tmilitlngt were con
tnmttl. involving a lots of ncarlv ji.-Mlu.
A large iiuiiiIht of nii-hel- of i-orn ple-
inent-. Ac, were coii-inneil.
While the tire wat ill progrets.
I lerliert was -ecu mulling around ill in-ane '
glif. and it wa- m.ii found that he had not
only -et the barn on lire, but had tilled a
large ba-ket with -Iiingle- well -aturalcd
with coal oil, and after -etting (ire to them,
had thrown the blazing ma into the
sitting-room of the hou-e, where the
-hingle- Hew over the Hour, -etting the content-
of the room abl.ire. and Igniting the
clothing of Mr-. Hane-, who wa- in the
room at the tune.
Kor a time it wa- thought the hou-e
would have to burn, but the flame- were
linally extinguished. thugh not without
llir I. II.A W. TrHik lftMtifHl Out nl "
.lu.ki A I'riirlul t..rni Knel"C
rr..i...,p.K.c .....iii.I t flin T It .V W.
head.piarters late this atternoon irom -tan
.ln,Vv .-onvev the
iiitelliirenee that one of
the most -evcre -torin- ever eMeriencii m
-now arc laiiuig in niuiuiug -neei-, aim a ,
shceis, and a (
stIllK wm,i j, lashing the lake Into fury, j
i?"1' " ' ,,cI"k ' aftemwm the I. B. A
i"'. track, together witli the cribbing on
l"ch it re-tt along the lake, hat been
wa-hed out. and if the storm continue-. '
t tiemendoii- damage will Ik" done. Kveu if
no other damage is done, II will be impo
sible for the 1. 11. .v. V. to get train-111 or 1
. ... .-.
saudu-ky before a late hour tomot-
in Orilrlril for 11 l'aitnlll of Co.
'loiught Is regular drill nightof Champion
City (itianl, coinpany A, S'venU'enth ri'gi
inent. O. X. G. Court will also be held for
the trial of absentees.
The folluwing order ,vas promulgated to
day II Ills." JKTiKSXlMll BiITIIJOV.0. V .
1'oLCyscs.O.. Mail5.tN7. 1
.tlieciidOrJejio. 7,(1, ,1).
1. An election bavins been tlu'y orilerei church, to install liev. I)r George 11. 1 uller
sml held for the choice of captain of pom-1 ton as pa-tor of that church. All the ses
pany A. Ninth battalion. O. N. ('.. vice ' Sions three ier day will be open to the
Kiutd, term exjilreil. and at said election ; general public. Crowded houses are e
said Kmld. having been duly re-elected to peoted at the evening meetings. The prcs
that iHwition, which he declines to accejit. by tery embraces about forty churches and
second Lieutenant Scott Martin, command- each is entitled to two delegates. The choir
ant, is therefore directed to assemble his . ,,f the First Presbyterian church will fur
company, after due and legal notlie, nih the inu-ic nil TiiexUy and v"edi.e.day
andcau-eit to elect, according to law, a u.venlngs. Itesident ministers and others.
captain, vice Kudd, divlined. and such ' ladies or gentlemen, will lie cordially wel
i ther officer-, necessary to complete roster coined at the business meetings. Kamilie
i f company
, tion to lie held on Friday evening. May
, THE CORONER'S VERDICT.
John liaffney ln, oher M hen lie Ciiio
lliitteil Mill fill- The funeral.
On atiirday night Coroner llennett held
an liniiett over the remains of John Gatf
ney. who couimltteil siiuide last Friday
night at his home. No. 2nJ ea-t Pleasant
street. 1 he testimony -bowed conclusively
that the young man had committed -iiicide.
Ithe tact- elicited lieing tlie -amea-were
1 . .
Hibli-heil on satunlay in the Kii'tmii.
it wa- v-tatm-iit-ii mat at me lime ne com-
iiitted the rash act ('altnev was sober.
Thecoioiier rendensl a xenlict of suicide
without any sjiecial cause shown. The
fumral service were held at hi-late re-i-dence
at 2 o'chvk Sunday afternoon and
the reiiiains were interred at f.aiouda cetu-
eterv. Thecii-tom- of the church to which
ileaau adherent refused to allow his
j funeral 111 the church or his remains to be
mterr.M ii. pmisivrated cround. for the rea-
s 111 that murderers and suicides ate not al-
! lowed buried 111 such grounds.
rieasimt InfuniiHl Xliiklrnl
very pleasant iniisicale, lui)
luring the aftcrncmii. was held Saturday
levelling, at the resilience of Mr. and Mrs.
John M. Winger, of south Limestone street.
About two doen friends of the lio-tes- and
lio-t were notified that they were expected
to lie prc-eiit, the object Iiemg to hav c them
imvt Mr. hhaw. of Hlllsboro. The even
ing was a thoroughly pleasant o ie, and Mr.
Siiaw. who posses-es a tenor voice of rt-
! ,,iarkab!e sweetness, entertained the com-
Sit. Newton Gunn and Mr.
Frank Prothern al-o kindly favored the
audience with sone-, anil Miss Nellie Watt
playisl a piiuo hiIo with her u-ual siitve-5
The allair was very successful.
.I.iileil fur Petit larceny unit furry irg
Saturday night Charle- D. Tulley, a col
ored man. wa- arretted in one of the small
restaurants on Market square, on a charte
of petit larceny. He had stolen a sma'l
but valuable instrument from the Spring
field bra foundry and sold it to the pro
pnetorof the restaurant. Later it was
learned that while the- officers were taking
him to jail he had thrown awav a dirk,
which was picked up by a gentleman and
given to the iilice. An additional charge
of carrying concealed weapons was placed
The County t'otiinilsiiloner.
The county commissioner are in se ion
today, a full board being pre-ent. A large
number of bills were allowed, including tl.e
following sheep claims: A. II. Kiinyan,
S."0.Mi: Anthony Fiinderburg. 522; K. II.
Ervviii, St. This afternoon the board is
is-cupied with letting the contract for a
-mall Iron bridge near North Hampton, on
llie Clark and Miami turnpike. Several
bridge ;:! an- pie-eht.
slrmk wllli n lleer (llRss.
Jim Hutch, who is wanted so badly by
tlie police, had a fight with another man m
a .alexin Just catniile of tlie rorjxiratioii, on
Lime-tone Urcvt, Saturday night, and was
nearly killed by III opponent, who .truck
lulu on tlip.head withabevr glass, Dr.
ltiiksc-11 v. a. telephoned tor, but Instead of
goIiiK lilin-elf ery pioperly sent the patrol
wagon, but when the hajon arrived Hutch
was gone and lie has not since be6n teen.
A set of teeth from 88 up.
dentist, lilack's opera house.
t'nigl'.Himi if llii- I xt-rrl. of Hie n
iiunl lt'lnii; uhiih II unit nt the 1'oit
t,rt;ittioiiHl I liur li im Tiif-l I on
Tin" annual iiiei'tmg of the Miami ('011-gregatiuimleonfereiice.iompo-eilot
gregational rhurcliet nt t'ineiiinati. Ironton,
iilfinlower. ami Spnngfu-Iil. In Ohio, anil
all of the roiigregation.il churches in Ken
tnckj aiul We-l irgmi.i, will 1h- hehl ill
tlie C1111gregat1011.il church intinscitj. 1k'
giiining tomorrow (Tne-ila I evening at
7 .: o'clock. '1 he eerciMt of the confer
ence prncr will lie coiielnilol 011 Thurtil.ij
at 110011. aiul iluring Tlinr-ilay afternoon
ami eicning the Ke. miiiel I". lunlai.
rentl calleil to the Congregational
church of tin- cltj, will lie ui-tallttl at
The meeting will hring to Springfield
from -lity to -eciity-tue delegate-.
Kollomug i the ptograuiiiie arrangnl for
Tiie-da oenlng -7 .50 o'clock p. 111 . -er-
mon by itev. (1. 11. Mnith, of t iiicmnatl.
folloue.1 by ttieiiiiiiiuiililoii service.
iilmtila) niorniiig- !i:.:ti nelneK. or- jj
ganu.itloii and other lui-iiie. V .) in ra.1
oVIock, Home Ml ion-, liev. .1. II. 1'r.izer:
'.Mto lnl'i oVIiK'k. I'er-onal Growth in
Chri-tian l.ife. How lle-t Srnr.sl" Itev.
A. II. Chittenden. Cerclo. W. Va.; Hl:l."i
to lO.Vt o'clock, devotional eerei-e-: 10S.f
to li o'clock. ieiirts from churelu and
I Wislne-ilav afterniHiu. '.' to !:!" o'clock.
, p. in.- ltu-ine : '1 !. to .:.: o'clock, p. in.
Our --uiid.iv S-tiiiI and I'lililittilni; Soci
letj; it- Woik. Worker-and Methods. Win.
I A. Duncan, e-4.. held -eeretarv Itev. W.
j 1". Mc.Millen. -late -ecretar); 'J t. am! 3 i"
o'clock, p. 111 . Witne lug for Chrt-t Kev.
I). K. Davie-. .;.!. to A o'clock, p. 111 De
. votionai exerci-i-. 4 to "1 o'clock, p. 111.
I Ladle- Miioiiarv r-otict).
. Weilne-day evening. 7.:!ilocItK'k. p. Hi.
I Work of the Young People'- I-ncicty of
Chri-tian Kmleavor. b tlie young jeopleof
! the .-ipri'igtield church.
Tlmr-da inorning-'J to '.:1 o'clock.
I bu-liii : 'i IS to '.i.4 o'clock. The One T.il
1 cut. Kev. K. P. Foster. '.1 4." to ID I.'i o'clock.
1 Koremu Mi ions. Hrv. II. C. Ha-kel: 10:15
to l().:o o'cliK-k, Devotional LxerciMt: lti:J(l
i to 11 l." o'clock, Cliurch Huilduig, Aineri
1 can Mi ionarv A oeiatimi, Kducation Sm-
ciety. New West Coninn ion; ll'l". to li
'o'clock. Fellow-hip Meeting and Closing
Kxerci-ex of Conference.
aIlmMHII1 all exenlnit. t which all who
mav lie in attendance 111-011 conferenco nre
uiviteil to remain. The -eruion will be
preacmsl by Kev. Washington Gladden, I).
1) . of Coliunbii-: charge to pastor by Kev.
W. 11. Warn-"!; barge to the church by
Kev. .1. W. bhui-oii. Walnut Hills, Cm
rtiii.iintinl MiHineio !-Hi M in fhi
cii vv..i.nur. rrrri.yier.m ni-.i
The Pre-bvter of Dayton lipids It-semiannual
meeting in this city. begiiiningTue
day evening. April Ituli, at 7 ji o'clock, in
the l'irst Pre-byterian ch.irch. At that
hour, the retiring moderator, Kev. .1. 11.
Montgomery, 1). I)., of 1'ayton, will de
liver a sermon. The ,-e Ions will continue
through Wednesday and Tlmr-day. Wednes
day evening, in the Kir-t church, an annual
popular meeting 011 missions and other
I topic-will lie held. A remrt on each topic
will be made, when the -ttuject will be
I r.. .11. .... . t..
oirn im 10-s ussiiio.
On Thurdavevenlng the Iresbtery will k?
jirobably meet ill the Second Presbyterian
entertaining guest may exiHVttheiu for tea
wiiviAii- riii:-nTKiiiAi xiiio.nai!V -
This society having about at many auxil
iaries a- there are churches in tlie pre-by-tery
of Dayton, will hold Its annual meet
ing in the lecture room of the Fir-t Pre-byterian
church on Wedne-day. lieginnlng at
10 a. 111. There will be from seventy-live
to one hundred ladies pre-ent. Interesting
resiit-and papers will Ik' read Sirs. Dr.
Hair, of Cincinnati, will read a paper on
Utah. Local socirtie- of other churches
ami ladles generally nre invited to attend
both morning ami afternoon sessions. The
ladle- will merge their meeting with the
INipular meeting of presbytery Wednesday
night. Popular addresses will lie made.
THIS WEEK'S SHOWS.
nl Hlui k In -'Sluiiiiii.
Her Host MllKger.
Tomorrow (Tue-lay l evening Mr. Cha-.
Erin Verner will apiear at lilack's in
"Sliamns O'ltrii-n." The ( 'ouimiTr ml 'n
i!l thus speaks of his Cincinnati engage
ment The success of 'Miami'' O'llrien, tl.e
Hold Hoy of lillngall,'" is a uied In this
city, at Havlin's theater, for the coming
week. The coir.edy-drama. adapted from
the well known (icieiii, opined yestenlay
rnooii to an audiei.ee that tilled the llie-
lietore the ri-imr ,if the curtain, and
ly standing room waantioiinccsl after the'
liertorniance commenced. I he same may
lie said ot the evening and that the pi e
duction of Mr. Charles Erin Verntr will be
one of the theatrical attraction,, of the
week. Is a forgone colic 111011.
The play Is throughout a dramatic repre
sentat'on of the -in which recites one of
tlie stirring events of the revolution of ''.Is.
vv hen the sentiment prevailed. "That as -non
as a jieasant was got, to hang him by trial,
barrio' such as was shot." Mr erner has
surrounded Iilm-clf witli an excellent com
pany, and the play has a remarkably tine
Tlie part of -jiiamu- O'llrien i- cl.ibor
4 cd by Mr. Veinerand -everal characters
are a nineii 111 repre-eniaiion- mai give
evidence of a noteworthy versatility. Hi-
singing was loudly applauded.
joiin 1 . st 1.1.1 v vx.
On Thurihy evening. April .'1st, John
I.. Sullivan, the world's champion pugilist
and the champion of all champions, will Is'
at the l.rancl. He will be supirted by a
star combination of nine other splendid
athletes, all well known here. The same
w ill be under the management ot Mr. Pat.
F. Sheedy. Sale of seats open tomorrow
morning at '. o'clock, at Harris's cigar
Heath of n I'riiiiiiiient Colored Citien.
On Smntay morning at :t o'clock, Mr W.
II. Stc a nit. a prominent colored man, died
at his home, N'o. 72 Winter street. His
Iisea-e was consumption, and he li, been
continisl to his home almut six months. He
was 32 years of age, and leaves a wife and
three children to mourn his loss. He was
a member of Champion Lcslge of Colons!
Mis ins and his Masonic bretl ren will at
tend his tiineral in a body. The funeral
will occur at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon
at the Second Ilaptist church, the Kev. O.
P. Koss, otliciatiug.
Ciipllvateil Hi Hearer.
An interesting meeting was held last Fri
day evening in Grace M. E. church. In I'r
baua. Tti"" Trbana Citizen says: "The
speaker of the evening, (lev. Henry TucU
ley. of Springfield, entirely captivated his
heaiers. It was an eloquent appeal for tlits
Jvahbatli school work, and for the place it
should hold In every Phri.tian heart. It
was a talk that every church member In tie
city should bau neanl."
liivestinentz mbde In Maitlatid's addition
will steadily advance, and parties dutirous
of buying property should attend the auo
tlon sale Thursday afternoon, April 21.
Col. James E. Stewart Rctani! from His
Interview with the Inter-State. Com
merce Commission at Washington.
!! Currir- His rnhit -llir IVIill.ii-l il
ter froiii l.i 101 il lllllil-tt loCol. V
l CmiKi-r lllhfr rrllmlii. ir-
lr- In lilt Km iniijillieiil.
Prelmiui.iry yrrangcnients for the (1. A.
IL department encampment, whiili is to W
held in tins city Weilne-la. Thiir-dav and
Krld.1) of next week, are completing swim
mlnglv. Col. James K. Mevvart, com-
msnderof Mitchell po-t. No. 45. i. A. IS.,
woovveoi to i as!uiiitm. I'. .. 00 u.ijs
ago. to apjiear Im fore the intertate com
nierce commis-iou. on tiie subiect of special
Frailroad rates to tlie eiicimiiiueut. returned
hioine hist (Sunday) evening. 'I lie colonel's
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1 1-11 wnt amirt'iv siift'H-siiii Hs ill mi iioot'i L
nttaimsl. lint hewn-goneiutic'i longer than 1 x
he anticipated, from the fact that the inter,
,-tate coiuinerce coiiimi 1011 adjoiirmsl for a
vvii'k on the ilaj of hit arrival. 1'u-t Com-
lnander-iii-chief Ilurdette wrote to Col. A.
L. Conger, depaitiuent cominainler of the
Stite of Ohio, the following inteie-ting
Vsi111nnv. D C, April S. 1-S7.
C'l 1. toiigi-r, Departnient I'oniinaDiter.
Di. vu 811: ivu Covin vnr. Your tele-
tsrain of the. 5th in-., did not reach me in
lime for action on that day. On tlie follow
ingilav 1 found that the coninn ion was -o !
oecunied with existing engagements that it
'was usele-s to press for even an incidental 1
U-ontideration of our nutter. I did. how-1
... .. ...
ver, leani tint no con-literatlon would be
to any matter involving the olhcial
teriiiimition of iirexenie,! ..nesrioiw in n, I
absence of a sworn statement ot the facts
mil positions to be relied iiou by the partv
oniplainlng. As 1 wa-not myself in mt-
lon of the neee an data. I deemed it
"rli-lit to telegraiilil'iimraileMevvart to isnne I
ion with the inreary data.
, This I did on thei.th in-t. On ve-terdav '
Utile 7th). and lietore Comrade Mewart's '
uiiivai, 1 .iaoi i iiieu in intr oiuce 01 lue
ciMiimls-ioii, and ubtalneil an interview
'with .ludge Cisiley, its chairman. I exhlli-
Jttsl jour telegram to me and e deavored to
ellcit some expression of view but he in-
Isted that a 1-.1 nist be regularly made I
.up anil -ubuntte.1. Iwfore any expres-ion j
could be given. 1
1 1 askni him for au exi.res-ion of his own !
ifvlews on the imlnt of whether or not mat- i
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iers iikc mi- 01 in r.. wiioiv wiiiioi a ,
Ifiven -tnte. uer uilhlti tliH-iet
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j He declined, toili-eu that matter, but
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nlii Hiiiiiich fit if 1111 th inttrow Inn fluuf
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in inn viru inri vvi'iii :iiiii hiiiiiii iiiiiwiiui 1
in his view thev were, and whollv Ont-idi
,HrJ!of the act. and solely a-heretofore within
the inri -diction of the several on.panUs.
I liavo nTit the least doubt my -elf on the
subject, and I don t believe any of the com
Comrade Slevvart arrived last evening,
and has lieen busily engaged today In pre
paring a proiHT petition for presentation.
commission Colonel Stewart as compelled
to proceed witti the utmost formality and '
.,;. .Sv Vteif' ' "" ' "- '"-"" '-' ,U" ""K wn" I " " "f ,I"t- Tl.i l " are ,
v nn any iietetary step-. , .. in .,.,..,. ,, ....,, , ......i,. ..i,iuIp,. ... ...,.,. .1
Vourd In I. I im! I ' "-... -. ..1... ,... .....-., ..... .....I .1--1. ..iifiin., ,Mm uutuuini lout j;ru'H
f loursmi.x ano I.. ' turnithe.1 by Me-!-, swaney. Mineral. ilifllculty. Tin- is said to be the only one
, . , Prince and Athy. which was highly appre-1 brought to this country. The Persian em-
III OnlOr tO Cot tlie lliafer be Ore the , elated. The feslivitle un liuluhml In hr.ilderle. ir..ll,.. ,...rL ,.f .!. ...
iiriiuvi.uion. uciirst uroueu n iieiuiou 10 1 evening immensely.
J'ie honorable bolvjyvttlic forth his claims
and came before them Friday and Satiirdiy. Further limine ..r the Keimiiilrnn tvn
The object was to secure an official declara-1 irnl Cniuiultirp.
tion from the cominls-ioii that it watwith- When the P.n-t m tc went to p.ess Sat
out juri-uiction in the preiiii-e-. In this the ,,,. , ,.,., , ,. ,,, ,
colonel was successful, as shown Dy' ,he 1 ""'"V. '' i"K .o.mty .epiiblican central
following copy of his petition and the ap-' ''"""nillee was In session, but had done
peiided extract fioin the deji-ioq of the untiling beyond fulng tlie tiasis ot repre
coiiimisston . mentation at the county convention. May
To the iioiiurahlr. the Inter -tate Commerce ' 3A, at one delegate for every twenty voters
l.imniml.in. Washliiston, !.(.' or fractional part of ten ea-t for General
"i our iietitmner would respectfully repre- ltohinsoti.
-ent that there I-a charitable and patriotic , Delegates in all cases are to be selected
organization under th laws of tlie state of by ballot. The committee decided to call
Ohio, known am! lecngnlcd a-the Grand caucuses in every ward In the city on Mon
Ariny of the ltepublic. ileiiartment of Ohio. ihy. May 33. and primaries or caucuses in
and that pursuant to the rule and regula- townships on Saturday afternoon. .May 21
tionsof their order it it their purpoe to The county convention will Ik? held in the
hold thir auniiul meeting, known at a lie- wigwam in this city on Wednesday, May
panmeui eucanipitieiu. in me city 01
Springfield. Ohio, 011 the 37tii, 2sth and
2'Jth of April, the pre-ent current month.
I iiat in accordance with therisUiiemenU
of said encampment and the Usual customs
of that body, a committee on transportation
was constituted and created by general order-
emanating from Akron, Ohio, Febru
ary 21. 1S-7. That heretofore at all pre-
v lolls meetings ot that Isslv or organization
111 the various parts and localities of the
state it has Ims'ii the cii-tom of the railroad
corsrations and c iniou carrier- through-
out tlie -tate of Ohio to grant certain con-
cessions in reducisi rate-of tare to niein-
tiers and parties attending such annual
meetings, both on account of the large at
tendances thereat, and also the patriotic
and laudable character of such organization
and such meetings.
That -aid committee on transportation
nas oe'ii 111 eorrespomiciice with various
rai.ioau companies aim ennmon earners
tiiroug noui tne state 01 ui,i. ami ai,o Willi , Uj ,,. )ff hi, utterance In his own eharae
Mr. Daniels commissioner of passenger teiMically forcible manner. His loud talk
tralhc at tliieago. all with a single j attracted the attention of Mike, who was
view and purise to receive the 1 about half full. Staggering up to the en
iisiial eonce-sion-. 111 rates. f f.irt. , trancp tl) tl( Mr, ntom am, stea(, (n ,nln.
heretofore grantcl to -.ml organljatlon, at 1 ,rit ttie Uisirvvay. he li-tened a inlnute
" V".". . a" iV 1;l,','l!1"'' , , to Law y er JIow er's sis-eeli and then -hout-
1 hat the result mid answer- to such re- I at tlu. to f llU ((l(.e tl, jIIlli:e x, ,
.ii-ito.o.xII..s . t aim xiuiueil ill
words as follows-
I hat all applicants for
reduceil rales be notified that
doubt, under the Intel -tate commerce law
as to the legality of granting them, and
that the same cannot be granted Until some
authorltlve ruling Is given by the national
That after a careful reading of the various
section-of an act to legiilate'commerce.
I under whosenrovisioiis v our honorable lnlv
Is constituted and ctated. your petltloi er
fills to discover any grounds to prevent said
ranroau companies and
within tlie state of Ohio, from 1 renting tl.e
0111 1 riming u.e
rate- of fare to
customary concession 111
the -.ml iirganiatioii of the Grand Army of
the Kepublie and it-afnre-aid annual meet-
nig. but nevertheless, ass,, ., railroad win-
piuie- and common carr er- within the state
f Ohio have relu-ed all such conce ions
and special rate- ot fares a-atore.iii. your
lietitioiier would respectfully ask such au
thoritative ruling from your honorable com-1
ni'..inii. nUO!l!.l stiilll Voitr , nut if l,,rl I
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liction in the iiremises, and that -ad ra I -
road coinpaiiies ami cominoii carriers in the
-tate of Ohio, can make and grant all cum
toiuary conee Ion to -aid org inization of
the Grand Army of the Kepublie, depart
inent of Ohm. to their annual encampment
contain d, held and being w itliin the bounds
of the state o! Ohio. Signed,
J.wii.- E Sifvv VIIT.
Chairman Committee on Trausiortalio!i.
Wamiim.tiin Citv, 1
Di-Ti:ifi or Coi rvimv, j ""
I'ei tonally apiieansl iH-fore me, the peti
tioner aforesaid, who lieing duly sworn
stated that he is the chairman of the com
mittee on traiisirtat!on for the encamp
ment of the Grand Army of the Kepublie,
Department of Ohio, and that the matters
set forth in tlie foregoing petition are true
a he verily believe. Mgniil.
-.. W. C. Di vu,
-i- u Notary Public.
District of Columbia.
Extract from inter-state commerce cum
'Itallroad co.iip.ir,les ought to act hi the
matter accoding to their own judgment.
We claim to have no Jurisdiction In this
ca-e, etc , etc, Signed.
"S. M. Cooi.kc.
As has been previously stated in these
columns, the roads leading Into SpringAeld
hav e all agreed to u one and one-third fare
for tlie round trip from any point For in
stance, If one wl-hed to attend the encamp-
1 meiit from a pirn e the regular fare to
I Spruigtield trnm vvhicli was liu 1 cut-, he
could get a riminl-trip ticket for lid cent-,
plus oiie-tliird. or so irnts in nil. This ,
regardisl as ipiitr satisfactory all around.
Colonel Mew an has caMisl a meeting of
the executive couimiltie of the department
riic.iiiiiimeiit for this afternoon, to make
Messrs. K It Lyon ami T. I. Steward,
representing Old duaril Po-t. No. 'o. ot
Dayton, Ohio, are in the city today, making
arrangements for head'iuarters. etc. The
Old Guard imstwill lie up in a bodv on
Thursday paritdeda) - amlexist't to make
a haiid-olue showing. Charle.- Howell,
the hand-oine man of the Old Guard, will
V. T. Foster, of Ciiiiinii.iti, ha- been
granteil the contract for tiiniLshiiig the
decorations for the encampment at the fol
lowing figures: I'or decorating Black's
opera house, MVi: lor banners, etc , for
tl.e streets, :hj for decorating the interior
of the Arcade. Si-is. Mr. Poster also verj
kiiidlj loaned the toinuiittee a large ouan-
tltj of hunting, etc., with winch to decorate 1
the Grand opera hou-e for the conceit on I
A ' -
CHANCE OF BASE.
Mr. .1. s. Me I. elites l.ncoitiln anil Hurt
tut it lliilnr 1111 111, lluu count.
.Mr. .1. S. Miles, the well known chairman
of the Clark county republican central cum
tniltee, who for year- pa-t has been mana
ger of routes forwarder, Itushiiell A Gle
tier, of the Iigouda works, re-igned his
o-ition Saturday morning and became a
niemlier of tlie firm of W. C. Downey ,t
Co., proprietors of the machine work- at
Mechanioburg, lately owned bv the linker
Gram Drill company. Mr. Miles enters at
onceintohisneiviltities. as-ociatmg lnm-elf 1
Downey, who purchased si
works Hst fall. The nou company will
have an ofticc In pringticld. iimbably I
icaieu 111 uie ixing miiiuing. coiner Jiain
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and Limestone, and theworks will In' man- j
ageil from this c tv. where tlieiirutiriet.ir"'"lK .'" lne expression 01 watchful
aged irom this cltv. where the proprietors
vin rn.!iin "- s'" --.! j -nr-j.1
tiit-Uim.jwiiy---wmi!d-rmrreTrg;et''iarV''1 ,,f '"" 'Toiue- in this room
liithf manifaetirrcnra nii!iifaoLuueI-J,e "V "'""'- "e a'"a-ivean
tie-., whose nature. foT the bett of business i"'1" 1!r"' a rich, lustrous drak brown.
reason, he wouldn't forth" nrpsprit give
jJHTBy - siThe linn 1-employing twenty men
at present and exjiect. siHin to W ninnin:
at the lull raiaett of one huinlreil
Mr -''"'" :,,, Tl.lrty.il.ini lllrtli-
One of the inn-l pleasant srial affairs of
,lt. sra.,, a, R ,llr.irl at Ie res,It.nre
. . .. .
"f ilr' Ch'lrlle -""-'. 1'-. " mile- ea-t
of Knun. in honor of Mrs. Swaney's Udrty-
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iiiini 111n110.1v. 1 iinerTriivi...iieiit iiifiiisi,.
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iiii-ii! 01 -ii-. .101 11 iiumoarirer. .or-, .t. .1.
.'HxyiiHr ai"i .'in on illlllllilKl'l III
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T,M. ..-. ...,! r. 4.-.. II .: ... i.
atiair was Miqinotlj anil M-teiiiutioalli ar-
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rangeit that the amiable l.ulj of the house j
was in utter ignorance of it until the gue-ts, f
about eighty-lue to number, walked
in. taking her completely by surprise ,
She soon retained couipirsiire. however, ami
eujojeil the evening'- pleasures as much a-
Games, music and so, i,l chat were the ;
onter or the evenlmr Delicious refresh- j
until a late hour, when the guests departed.
each one con-clous of having enjoyed the
J. Tne convention will be calleil to order
at HiSHI. Granville J. Wone- pre-enttsl
his resignation as secretary, ami J. C.
Hollow ay was elected to the valiancy. A
committee consisting of J. h. Miles. K. F.
Hayward and J. C. Hollow ay was a
jiointed to make general arrangements for
the conventions, and W. M. Kockel. topro
v ide music for the occasion. Another com-
mittee, consisting of J. C. Hollow av. Win.
Kockel and It. F. Hayward, was appointed
to solicit subscription- to defray the ex-
pen-es of the convention and campaign.
An Amusing In lit. nt.
On Saturday afternoon, during- the pro
gress of a trial In the police court, a laugh
able incident c-cutrcd. in which Mike King,
the comical little Irish janitor of jmlice
headquarters, was the chief actor.
1 ney.I. K. Mower was
ney J. K. Mower was making a speech to
,,,,. court ,,, lI(.f,,llM. of hi, client and vva
"(ive'llll til it Mar Slid COtLs." It 1-
needless to say that this Injunction para-
ivjed thecouit am cause,! Hal ill IE.iciI t.i
hustle the Irrasclble
little Irishman out of
Ceil. Lew XVall.ire Timlcht.
General Lew Wallace, the distinguished
diplomat, state-man and orator, will lecture
at lllaek'- oiiera hou-e tonight, for the len-
etlt of the Second Presbyterian church. A
urge aim ciutureci audience wilt undoubt -
.He i-fsvt tlieitiini.iitiittli..r ,.f -llJ.. It,..
v.. Jfc.. ...... ..........-..., I.UI lllll
and "KalrGisl two work-that had prob -
I ul.lv been read more vvidelv than uiivtl.n,..
written in the century. General Wallace'
subject will lie "Turkey and the Turks."
and no American living is more, pialified to
eak uimu the Moslem than he.
A Fine I'osili.iii.
Mr. Newton Gunn, who for -ome tune
ha- been in tlie office of the Foo- Mauufae-
i ,.,...,, irt, . ,.. .... - i
i """" ' "-'e"j. -"' " "" m me .-ec-ono
I Presbyterian church choir, has accepted the
liltion of private secretary to .Mr. Ed.
1 orner nr 1110 evetioiir 1 i.iin.iiK rirr.-4fi. 1 wrmii'Nt 111 iiAii.irM tint. .. k...!.. .1..
Hime turmeric of this eiiv hot ,..., .li I . ., ,. . . . """' "',' """ ns iioui a .sew 1 orK manuiacturer,
liirne. lormeriy or tins iity. nut now di- I I1(ir,M Kiftli -treet on Thursday evening, who prides himself as beinz "ton of th
vis,,,,, sutver.i.teiide., of the Gei.rgia and , A u 14tll. at s (.cIwk. Tlll, wa, the' tree" forrtyUJicI low priced )ur plain
Fa-tcni rennessee rallroad.with head,,uar- ,llni! , ,,. ,,, ,)f m;ltrillumv of ' tm 0 them, Tv ta " Si
evXn.'meamT'Mr uiinv'ipnngnS V" ,n- ,T- T" ot F' , f"luM Vt Uatlr
. . . . ''""" I'''"-'eli "Manufacturing Company, of Springfield. I as well,
friend rejoice with him in securing iu but. , 0li() all(, JIK, Cora S(.Nrr- forilu.rlj t
a the same time regret that it necessitate- ' KlKynl,, bllt tth for tm. ,,,, Para-sol, are now commanding a good
his leaving tuts city. , year has made her home with Mr. . deal of our attention : we show a uiosst
Arehitect Cregiir Mlluilililnecl to V nsh
iuctun. Mr. Chas. Cregar, local architect and
superintendent of the government build
ing. yesterday received a letter from Supei
vising Architect Hell, at Washington, D.
C, suiuiiioning him to Washington at once
to consult upon the plans for the new
structure. Everything is in readine, so
far as the government is concerned, to pro
ceed with the work of excavation. Mr.
Cregai will go on this week.
Otiliiiith.rn llrtiln liamajted.
High water last night damaged the Ohio
Southern railroad bridge at llainbridgo so
badly thai no train, could pa-.s over it this
morning. Passenger No. 3. clue here at
u:3.'. a. in., did not arrive today until after
2 o'clodk this atternoon.
Card or Thniiks.
Mr. I J. Vester and Mr. and Mrs. John
Kruft wish to thank their neighbors and
friends for their many acts of kindness
shown during the Illness j-jd, death Ot Mrs.
Irene Kruft Ves
THE BOOKWALTER COLLECTION.
h inning llr-rriili m or a 1'iirtinn of it
liy :i I'Iim inniili Art I'rltli.
I he liuok waiter 1 ullei lion ot Oiientalart
which attrai'tnl such widespread attention
while on exhibition at the Grand oiera
hou-e, tin- city. It now display ed in the
Art Mtistum at Cincinnati, having lieen
loaned to the museum by -Mr. ISookvvater
dining his residence abroad. bunday's
( iiiimci' I'll Hiizitli contains the following
beautiful description of a part of the col
Those who recall the tine collection of
pitntmgs loaned by Mr. llookvvalter to the
Cincinnati KxMisition -ome year- ago, do
not ntssl to te tiiil that the collection now
at the Art Museum has been -elected wilh
hue ta-te and iliseriminatioii. and that it
deerve- the careful and thoughtful iiisiei.-
tion of all interesteil in Oriental art. Each.
examiile is the choicest of its kind, and in
pains nor money ha- been thought tm great
to -ecinc it.
In one room the Oriental !.ii-Iiim .m.
embroideries are displayed along with some
line bronzes . one -Mtsuuia plaipieof nng
:uhi cut workmanship also tinds a plate in
this room. The dis oration consists of a
group of four figures admirably di-po-eil
and delineated. They have i-Iimbed p the
top of a rocky clitf, around the base ol
vvhicli the waves sweep in a foaming hurri
cane, and they look across the sea to two
dun sails in the horizon. One of the men
is evidently a prince, and as he leans upon
his bow, trom which the arrow has just
sjieil, he is a magnificent .specimen of
realistic strength and masculine vigor.
'1 he ligure beside him is the einblinient
of physical force, fantastic, hairy, with
knotted joint-, and hair that rise- tlauie
llke about his head: their heavy drapenet
blown out by the ttrong wind that lashes
"'e i-ean Into a foam, shape theiusIve into
mair-iiu cum--. ieiumt vueni Kneel two
other w.irrors armed with great sheafs of
M.I inviii 1 im Twwfl ir rnu.a rnxm ....
, , , "' "- ,c niun.
"""- --1-eiie.uv uk.ii a mere tootnoi.i
" ."" "" "r eM,its, ,u waicuiiu
guilt ami savage glee 1111011 their faces, is a
excessively solnt and weightv.
The Mslestai is formed of the waves of
the sea lashed into a fury of swirling water.
through the depths of which a -ea monster
rushing. I i-m this rests the round
globc.siirmoiu.ted by a grotesque flj-ure i-er-haps
ten inches high soin magnate,
doubtless, in the Japane-e world of demo
nology or tradition. The second piece is
an antiiiiie brazier, the loot of some sacred
I temple. The lire basin itself is not unique.
but the supports are remarkable. They
coiisist ot three of t!iecuriolls,-hIrd people"
which Japanese tradition substitutes for
the inerimiil, "feathered men who are not
Imtol..,.! lr. .... a ....
""1 "' i'"u rk,-.
The single leiz is
j like that of the ostrich, and from the waist
up iney pre-eiu me graceful outlines ot
talvvait youtli. Kaeh luire ithe wlioh
atmut thre-feet lugh, Ua- one hand ex
tended, the palm outspread, .is if to ward '
oil all intrusion upon tlie sacred, lire,
The tas--tri and eiubn.ulcnes 111 this I
ro.uu are examples of the highe-t Oriental'
-kill, and am so numerous a- to till the en-1
tin side of the long room. Curious aiuo-i
tin 111 I- a Persian bridal veil of black ie
wrought In delicate tint-
tlie harem, and show a wonderfully delicate
eye for color. A praer rug, very richly
t-nibroiderril, U khowu in one of these'
ca-es, its srwn fringe betokening that Its
owner has been to .Mecca, and worshiped at
me yRcreu snrine. 1 ne Japanese euibroid-
ern-s are also In the highe-t style of art.
aim eeuani urnfniai tans display ed are!
'Ihecollectii.il of rugs and oriental car
pets mllected In India by Mr. I'ookvv alter,
many of them bought In mid-desert by fol
lowing or waylaying caravans known to
tiaveiialetof rare rugs in their ioe ion.
will be ojien to the public todav in the vve-t
w lug of the Art museum. Thev are -nnerb
clu rishe.1 from a time remote beyond com-
To furnish the material to make these
wonderful carpets tl.e sh.-ei, of Cashmere
have been cherished on their hills, the L-oat-
of Thibet on their plain- and the camel- of
Tartary on their -teppes for thou-and-of
years. I heir patterns have been handed
down a- a half sacred tradition througn a
llindoo ancestry' that puts evei a Welch
Iiedigree to -hame. For thou-and- of years
their dyes have been the de-pair of Euro
pean art and scienc and they glitter todav
a- bright in the rude Indian looms a- since
iitr u-i-ii-riiii-i lilt.
In the reign of Edward VI. the first refer -
ence is made to the use of India nigs in
Europe. Then we are told
carpets tun gy.
That wrought were In the Orient. '
were spread iieforo the aitai-. in the sanctu-
arics. Several of these magnificent Dagh-
1-si.wi iuuupie. ri!gtitreiuineiti)Okvvaiiercol-
lection. One is in a royal blue tone, with
semi paim leaf decorations. Another has
the rosy luster of tl e ni pomegranate,
and is covered with quaint designs. The-e
dyes, that so charm the eye. are extracted
from vegetable matter entirely by ferment
ation from the risits and leaves of certain
plants ami shrubs, and are quite in
describable by ordinary terms; they are to
colors w hat the blu-.li L-to peach, anil the
bloom to the graiie cluster. The much val
ued silken lii-ter of the Persian carjiets is
derived from the peculiar quality of the
wool of the Khorassan and Kurdesan sheen.
Some lieautiful Merv carpets are sln.wu in
the collection. The-e are priqierly bed cov -
er, and are usually u-eil for mrtieies.
Sut uf"il 'iro rinlili- liiii.li,il.r.i.lu.l .!
"-."-'.' "'" ""! "" """""ci -i'
enriched with tuft of bright wool. Days
may be sIn.t m the study of these marvel -
on- product of rude Icuus that no contriv-
anceof iiKNlern -kill has been able toequal,
scarcviv to approacii. Vot the least inter-
estmg feature of the ISok waiter csillectlon
1 --hKl. of which opportunity will lie found
school, of which optiortiiliity will lie foiuid
i t., .iiL- ;, .11 ,11
, HAPPY NUPTIAt .
, Marring,- nt .erk m Ur. Willi.,.,, t.
hankaii.i mi..i m -el.er.
The Newark lO. . Itnilu .lm.i-icii. m its
issue of Saturday, the liith hist., has the!
lollowtiig concerning the marriage of a
young -.entlemaii of this city and a Newark
lM J :
A notable event m the lives of two jier -
-ons was that which occurred at the re - i -
1 -" ... . ...in 11. tile v, iNlieil ,11
and Mrs. Jone. Kev. h. 1. Jones, pas-; complete stock: ot Doth Sun Umbrellas anj
tor of Plymouth Congregational chiirclt, j Parasols in Silk Serge. Satin, Pongee Silk,
jierfonued the ceremony, about twenty In- with Natural Wood, Antique, Ivory, Cellu
vitcd guest- being pre-ent. liefore the cer- Moid, Ebony, Gold or Silver Handles. It
eniony took place the company were given will cost you nothing to inspect our display
an elegant reception tiy -vir. aim Jirs. jone-.
prepared for the occasion, under the spe -
cial siiiiervlsion of .Mrs. Jones. It is need-
les to ay it was elegant. After this came!
the marriage ceremony. At its conclusion
the couple were heartily congratulated by j
those pre-ent. and the hope of life, success j
and happiness expressed. This afterumm i
the happv couple left on the 1.-2.1 Pan Han-1
die train for Springfield where they will
make their future home.
The be-t wishes
of all go with them.'
Attention, Chaniiiiin l.iiiln.
All members of Champion ludg colored
Masons, are reg.ues.ted to meet tonight at
their lodge room, to mats arrangements to
attend Uie funeral of ton. W. 11. Stewart,
which Ukw place on Tuesday afternoon at
3 o'clock, at the Second Baptist church.
By order of John Wilbur, V. iL
W. P. Buovnf, -fctf-r.
-I'KCIAI. IIAKCAIN I.v
Black Tricotine Silk
ATI.-J.-,, WORTH $1.50.
24 IN. BLACK SURAH
ATWI. VVOItTII !..
Faille Krancaise and Oros Grain
.Silks at Special Low Price-!.
-I W Ac rH IimuMtoiiv.
N B Fancy and Plain Fans, Uaid
Pauiteil, awl Uauze Fans, of Paris, Vienna
tin I Japan make, open today.
10 BLACK'S OPERA HOUSF.
Well ami Farorablj Known t
Is ready and willing tofsHOw
to his many friends and pa
trons the handsomest, most
elegant fitting and cheapest
enrments for this season erer
exhibited in this community. ;
FOK 23J CENTS, AT
:U and 3t Sanui Limestone.
Will the ladies please ex-
- , f , rA
amine the coice styles of Em-
broidprip fli-nI:iviH in nne
urollJe"eS QISpiayeQ in OUf
iuuin wmaow, maricea 25c a
yard? Since early last Janu
ary we have been selling large
quantities of embroideries, but
we now offer the very best
bargain orthe whole season ;
they would sell at 40c a vard
i "1 1 f
, easily, but we prefer tO take
i-c a varri inri trv Vinnne nf
j -3c a yara ana tne nonor ot
! selling the cheapest and best
.1,:J: : c c u
embroideries in Springfield ;
that is more tO US than the
extra 15 c.
Egyptian Laces will be
more used this season than
even last year ; we have on
sale the best assortment of
new designs in the market,
from the narrowest edge to
the widest lull skirt width ;
were we to quote onces. it
I wouc not rnnvev jnv JriM nf
' "UUlunut. COIU e any Idea Ol
i trie value Ol tnOSegOOUS ; they
1 5 .
i nrib- -xeth ihro.
; times 3S much as We Sell them
. t-i i
at i nere can Oe no prettier
tririiming for wash dresses
I , .i- , - , r, , .r
t-nan 'H'S Kind Ot lace, and if
,.n .in, k ..- r .
,JV'- cnfc u. ouic Jl gct.-
. , . .
ting ine CnOlCeSt OeSlgnS, VOU
mUSl purcnase early in tne
season, as. like last vear tri
, , ... ,
' SUPP1. n ul narOly equal the
' "abieS , n C.h,iMre.n,'?, Malin C
""w " ,3!e " tlie middle counter, in the
i -outh aisle : a few of them are trimmed in
1 lace, but the nicest and prettiest are all
, trimmed with fine Swiss- Embroidery. They
I ami an niviuiuoii isu i necessary,
1 . r,.,r, genuine bargain In children
--"caiiigs look at our assortment of full,
regular, seamless, extra long hose, at 18c
a pair, Tor sizes 0,8,, and 7, and 20c a
lj"r Ior : s a"a ;i. And also look at
Je companion bargain, in solid colors and
"' hfavJ" trencli nboed hoe. 20c. a
llr P'r the first thrae-BueH and 22c for the
i ol"" lmJ' TJ, "B'm )est "' ery-nay
stocking for Children (boys or girl) ever
)iut ou the market at tne prices.
Hear one more word from u : Ladies'
Summer Skirts are on sale with us at 33c.
50c, 33c, Mc, 00c etc You can buy a gon.1
skirt, all made and ready, as cheap as thd
cloth. Yours r spectf ully.
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