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SPRINGFIELD, O., "WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUXY 0, 1887.
VOL. XXXIII NO. 15S.
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Sl'RINGKIKLD, O., )
July o, 1SS7. j
A Word jojhe Wise
Every man of well-proportioned
figure, says a recent
New York paper, can go into
a ready-made clothing estab
lishment and buy a suit that
vyll lit tolerably well for little
monev. There Was a time
when prices were not so rea
sonable, and the fit of the gar
ments not so satisfactory.
The ready-made business has
been carried to a decree of
perfection during the past few
years that has made bank
rupts of many custom tailors.
Deductions have been drawn
from experience, experiments
have been tried, and the
human figure has been so
carefully studied that an aver
age measurement has been
established whereby nine out
often men ;can be fitted to
their satisfaction. -
This has such direct Refer
ence to the course of things
which has made the When's
great prosperity that we need
not allude to it. We guaran
tee a fit. Little shortcomings
or angularities of figure are
remedied at our store, and we
send no one away with a suit
that doesn't "suit" him and on
which he cannot count in
every particular. Will dem
onstrate this to you at any
time. Come in and be
We aremanufacturers as
well as retailers in Suits or
Overcoats, ready - made or
made to measure. We save
you an average of 25 per cent.
The same, too, on Furnishing
goods and Hats. Plain Tig
nres and One Price.
25 .and 27 West Main Street:
To avoid cooking in hot weather,
we furnitJNi rhoire line of
lc lirious Appetizing
SARDINES IN OIL,
,SirJiaesin Mustard, Brook Trout
in Tomato Sauce, SalmoH Steak.
PICNIC OR SXNDWICH MEATS :
Deviled Ham, Tongue and
Cliirkt'K, Potted Ham and
Tongue; Lunch Ham.
I1Y THK IIARUKL.
Jersey Cream Crackers,
New Packing of Olives,
Daisy Cream Salad Dressing.
J. M. NIUFFER,
N. E. C. WHITNEY,
Sollcltorof Aaieriua tat Farelfn
IK ALL PAT1MT M&TTKftt.
Room 5 Arcade Building,
ion. fc'Dit.; I'arli. France.
1. 1. Mccarty,
r, SOUTH LISESTOXE ST.,
L'reflenU a splendid line or Salt
ings for OeHtlrmeH'H
SUITS and OVERCOATS
MADE TO OBBER.
A POSSIBLE CLEW
To the Murderer of Mahoney Saturday
Night Last Arrest of Jim Boyle
Ail lltloDnl Wltunami :niliil !'
oner Iteiinett Si-hiii Ilrown (!I?m
Ctlif ol UK Test 1 moil J I to le
A very iiiiMrUnt arrest wliloli connects
Itself with the Mahoney murder of last Sat
unlay nleht was made this (Wedne-slayl
morning, between VI ami 1 o'clock. Jim
lioyle. tin-railroader who was with the
crowd whicJi Mahoney was in shortly U'-
fore lie was murdered, ami who Is a promi
nent figure in tlit mysteiy, was at Iat eap
tnrl. Theanest ww neatly done. As
the freight . train on which
Bovle Is brakeman pulled Into the
East sticet yarils alter making the trip
from Sandusky, Hoyle was "head" brake
man, amt was standing mi top of the second
box-car Innii the engine. Six policemen,
including Ofhcersl.auver. Johnson, Itishop,
Waskey. Heiues ami Gregory, surrounded
the train, amt Officer Uutver ascended to
the top of the car on which he found Hoy If.
The latter gave in gracefully ami left the
train t take up his abode on east Columbia
street with Sheriff Ilaker. The patrol was
calleii ami the prisoner was soon
IIK1I1MI Till- it Kits,
charged with suspicion connected with the
inunler. The arrest was se executed,
ami Ottieer louver, a new man, deserves a
goml part of the creflit.
Another arrt-tHiii followed in that of
(Jrant lirowu, another railroader, who was
found fast asleep In his caboose an hrair
later, liroun is hehl as a witness in
thecaxi and was olio of the gang Uiat
probably iimrdeml insir Mahoney, ilrown
was arrpsted by Oftieer Ijiuver, and is now
hehl as an Important witness in the case,
be ha line been examlneil last night liefore
At 10'cloek this inornlm; Cormier Hen
nett askeil Chief Ambrose to lirinj? the
prisoner. Jim itoyle, to Ids otlk-e, ami Olti-
cer Iluij'lirs was detailed to escort the pris
oner from the jail. At 11 o'clock, at th
coroner's ottice, were l'roseeutor Weaver,
Chief Anibnise, a ICkpi'IiMo reporter, and
Officer Hughes soon arrived with his pris
oner, handcuffed. He is a small fellow.
Bun-burned, and foots all in all a railroader.
He stamM'about live feet live inches, has
black eyes and black hair; was dressed in a
bniwn rlannel shirt, strisl pants and no
coat. He appeared a little bit nervous. As
xoou as he was seated Coroner Bennett
stated to him that he was considered a
urojer v itness in the case of which one
Mahoney had lost his life, and asked him
if lie were willing to taVcy the oath
to tell the truth of what he knows of the
case. To tills question he answered, "yes,
dr." clearly and distinctly.
The oath was then administered ami
Itoyle told bis story as follows:
" llllYI.K's vrouv.
1 am a railroader and employed by the I.
H. X W. Wa on the levee Saturday nlcht
and was anions the crowd. Wu had some
beer, (die little fellow didn't know the.
loan who was killed. I knew him wlft-ii 1
Mi liiiiL. He was not there prior to the
time the talk of a scab came up. The little
fellow came up and we asked liitn to liave a
class of beer and he said, "No; 1 don't
drink." Jennie N'elland and me were sit-
UuK at the door when the men came up.
there was one other fellow: I judged
him to be a molder by his talk and he said
Mtuelhin about a scab and some one men
tioned they didn't have much use for him.
Then 1 said 1 dldn t hae much use for a
scab myself. 1 didn't associate with them.
Then there was a fellow by the name of
Jiiiimy Kennedy wiio came around where
I was sitting and lie says to me. "I'm coin
to Sandusky tomorrow," which was Sun
day, and 1 says to him, "Come around to
the caboose and well go around town.
Dunne this time they all got up and went
aruun I to the other end of the house; and
xnne fellow pulled his coat and the fellow-
asked me what he did it for and I told him
I didn't know. Then I told him that he
as the one they were calling a scab; and
this Andy Neiland came around with his
coat over his arm. He said be was no
eab and be mentioned something
working, I don't remember what This
other man was standing by his side and
talked about a bcab. I his man that was
killed came up to them and asked this fel
,ow if he didn't tell this Andy N'eilaud if
lie didn't call him (this Andy) a scab. The
fellow sfid Ii' i. Then he asked 111 lit
NOT TO CAM. Hill A I.1AK.
Then there was some little fellow got lilt
in the front end of the house. They then
stalled to run down the railroad- the man
that was killed and Doyle. They ran as
far as the first. crossing, then oer toward
the foundry: then they came back this way
and oker to the lioi'-e again. Met this little
fellow tl a got bit a id asktd him if he got
hurt. He said no. Then we went to the
doir where tliose women were. They asked
me If 1 sew these fellows, and said nothing
else. Then they asked me if 1 herd them.
They had two stones. I looki d at my
watch and said I would have to go home to
go out on a trip. Then I went down t the
urst street and followed the O. S. track to
the caboose. Met George Dennis and his
crew there. We stepped up to them then
went out to our caboose. That was about
12 o'clock. I layed there and went to sleep
until 1 was called. Conductors Holm and
Ilrown were in the caboose. That's all.
Prosecutor Weater then asked for the
lulu's) of the Kkpi'Iiijc reporter, and ex
amined the prisoner as follows:
Did you know this man that was killed '.'
Yes, sir, only whou I saw him. He n-el
to throw the switch for us at the target.
Did vou see him at any other time that
Had lie been there liefme there was any
talk about a wab?
1 couldn't say.
Did you and he have any wouls?
Anthing said alsiut his drinking witli
n thing said about Jon It'ing able to do
tiii" up with jour hands tied behind you 7
Iiojou know the name of the little fel
low who was hit"
I o you know w ho lilt him f
Who was it tliat ran down the railroad?
This man who was killed, Doyle and an
other man 1 didn't know.
Wh.it were they all runuinir down to the
They were running afier tlie fellow who
hit this little fellow.
Hid you see the man who tilt the little
Ho you know whether he ran down that
wav or not?
How lardidyou rundown the railroad?
To the lirst street running south of the
Where did you go there?
Went right by the little street that runs
by the foundry.
What did you do then?
Stood there a while. -
Who wan with you?
No one at all, there.
Whad had become of the others?
I don't know.
Where was it you got separated from
Right at that street.
How long did you stand there ?
About live minutes.
Then where did ou go?
I went up the tniek towards the otllce to
the first street and west over towards the
Then lieu j on went back there had
the-eothers come luck '.'
Who was then at the house V
This little fellow who got hit was sitting
on the stairsteps.
Miss McCee was sitting on the door step.
The rest were inside.
Was Andy N'eilou there?
Couldn't say. He may hae Iksmi in
side. Didn't J on see a man on the cellar steps?
111. I you ve Jennie Neiland .'
Yes sir, on the inside.
What time was this?
it was half-past eleven.
Did you talk with these ieople there ?
Who did 5 on talk with?
.lack Mt l,ees wife?
What was said ?
She asked me who caught him, ami if
we hurt hlui. ,
We said es. Then this Andy iiskisl me
if I was going out tonight ami I icplicd
jes. There are maiks on him.
Didn't otl sav he won't hit anolliei
Not to my recollection.
Had you hit hiiii?
Did you put any marks on him?
A li) I in ther conv ersatiou?
i said to the man l)ing on the steps that
I'd like to see Doyle and tills man Mahoney,
who was killed, when I come in on the neM
trip. 1 looked at my watch when 1 had
finished talking, and It was half-past 11.
Where did you go then?
To the caboose, about three-ipiarters of a
mile, and near the new yards.
How long would it take to walk down
About half an hour. Conductor Dennis
said it was then 12 o'clock.
Did you go into your own caboose?
' Were they awake iu the calwose"
1 tilling speak to them.
Did you talk with the crew' before j ou
Mr. Drown Is your partner In Hie crew?
Did you say anything to Ilrown about
having a racket 7
Yes, sin on the road down by the house.
This conversation was atmiii ITibana,
What did you say?
I might have said I had a fuss with a
man or that I done him up, but do not re
member. Did you have auy other talk with itrown
or say anything else?
J lon t recollect.
When were jou shaved last?
Saturday morning at the first barber shop
on the railroad. Had moustache shaved off
the same day.
Why did you run up the railroad track?
I ran with the rest of them. We all ran
after the little fellow who hit this man, but
I didn't see the man that done the hitting.
Why did you ask to see Doyle and Ma
honey. the man that was killed, when you
came back from your next trip ? (
Only U get inu conversation and talk
about the racket at the house
When did ton first hear that Mahoney
Monday morning Conductor Dennis told
me In his caboose at Sandusky.
Where was the man whowns killed when
you last saw him ?
At tlie lirst stieet Irom the house.
The testimony throughout was scattering
and the prisoner was caieful to make his
story hold water. He was confused, anil
several times he contradicted himself. If
he is guilty it will lie hard to prov e from
the testimony taken before the coroner.
Ilrown was examined last evening and
was much confused and contradicted him
self. The murder is still envelojied iu mys
tery, and the clouds that sur
round it are still thick, lioyle Jwas
returned to jail and lirown is Iu the ttation
house. Prosecutor Weaver say there is
no doubt that the homicide was com
mitted by one of the crowd alwut Gallagher
and Washington streets.
At the evening session of tlie coroner's
examination of witnesses, concerning the
Mahoney umrder, three more were exam
ined and their testimony was very import
ant. Two of them were railroaders, and
tlie other man lives on Fair street. All
were present and saw a part of tlie excite
ment prior to the murder. Those who were
examined were Grant Ilrown,
a hrakeman on tlie I. it. A: W.,
and whose home is at Kenton.
He was locked up last night by O Hirer
Johnson mi suspicion. He will be held as
a witness in tlie case, and it is believed he
knows more about the murdpr than heeares
to tell. His arrest is an important one.
Timothy Moran, another witness who
testified last night. Is. a C. C. C. A: 1. tire
man running on the Springfield and Cin
cinnati aucommodatlon. He was on the
levee, as was George Yanderburg, of 40
Fair street, at 11 o'clock, and saw' the
crowd that started to run after the follow
with whom the fuss was raiscL They all
started in tlie direction of the High street
bridge, and their chase resulted in the mur
der, as stated. More in detail, the testi
mony was as follows:
Grant Ilrown was first examlneil. He
resides in Kenton and Is employed as a
brakeman on the I. 11. A- W. He said that
his train passed the target liouse at the
bridge, lie was not acquainted with Den
nis Majioney. Did not know the names of
the watchmen there at the daytime, but
know the faces of them. Jim lioyle told
me there was a little racket on the levee
last Saturday night and Sunday morning
and that some fellow came up and struck
and insulted a fellow, a stone-mason, 1
think, and that the fellow that struck him
started to run and they took after him and
esuL-lit him and did him up. I paid very
little attention to it- This Jim Boyle is my
partner and that is all he told me. He told
me atter vv left I'rbaua. I stayed that
night in Springfield. where it
passed ii- Mr I.auikins told all
of us that there was somehodv
slabbed il..,o there. It was him or some
of the yard men. This was at the San
dusky vard after we got in. The second
conversation was hail with lfojle In San
dusky yardat Sandusky. We didn't say
i. null of an) thing, nothing in particular.
He told me It happenisl there at the levee.
He didn't tell mew hat time of night It
was: other parties told me that. Don't take
it for granted that he told me ever) thing.
Ilovle told me nothing more.
Timothy Moran I am a fireman on the
Springfield accommodation on the C. C C.
A- 1. Itailway. My home Is In Canlingtou.
Was not acquainted with Dennis Mahoney.
in acquainted with Mike Do) le. About 11
o'clock last Saturday night 1 stopped
on the levee on the comer
where Mike Doyle and a man I have since
learned was the target-tender were talking.
Talked with both about an hour. n tlie
meantime there was a gang standing in be
tween the houses across the street and there
were two follows sitting in a door. One of
these leilovvs kind of truck tlie other fel
low and tumbled him of the step, and just
a he struck IhW fellow he run and there
were four or five or st fellows followed
this fellow down toward High street bridge.
I didn't know the name of any of thee ex
cept Mike D.iyle. Couldn't tell none of
them, hut the) were all strangers to me but
him. After these fellows ran after this
fellow I stood where Doyle and these fel
lows left me; live or ten minutes. I should
Judge. Then I went down the !i C's track
to the railroad liouse and that's all 1
know alniut It The 3 C's track
was, 1 should Judge, twenty or twenty-five
feet from the target house. I didn't see
anybody there; didn't see anybody or meet
anybody or auything from the time 1 started
until 1 got to the house. 1 now recognize
this man Andy Neiland as being there;
after they had run and I was sitting on the
cellar door 1 saw a man come over through
tlie yard, some place across the track; I
don't know him: wouldn't know him at all;
he sfissl there and talked to this man. and
lie looked, when he came back, as if he
was one of the men that run after the man;
he IookisI like a man that had been mu
lling; my recollection is that he and And)
had some conversation about the man the)
ran after, but 1 couldn't now re
lieat it: I remember hearing this
ii.iii Andy asking the man if he
caught him, and his s;i)lng "Y es."
but don't reuiemlHT his sajlng about his
never catching another person or what it
was. I Iiiiik tins man mat came aeioss me
track was there when 1 left, but don't re
member. I think from the time the men
started to run until this man c.lui" back
was at least half ail hour.
George VandetlsTg was next examined,
lie lives at 4ii Fair street, and was on the
level- last Saturday night at about 11
o'clock. He had heard some talk about
scabs and paid so little attention that his
testimony was short and without much
siiilrt- TiiiiiiIm TrIU of All IIIitiirirLl
Clmlr Willi h figure.! in Knrly I !.
Keceiitly the IEkitiii.ic contained an ac
count of the hrsl ballot-lsix used ill this
city. 'Spilre Trtimbo. of Donnelsville,
writes the ItKi'i'iu.ir as follows concerning
another historical relic:
To the r.Miturot iheKepubltr-
1 recently noticed in the columns of the
lliii'i iil.u an account of a lemarkable
relic the first ballot-box ever used iu
Springfield. The writer has Iu his sses
slon a piece of office furniture in the shaie
of a writing chair of almost, if not quite, as
much historical interest as the ballot-box
refeiredto. It is the ollice writing chair
used by Kev. Saul Ilenkle, tho first county
clerk of Clark county, elected In lv.'o and
held in the orlioe until his death in Is:::?. In
the autumn of ls:u the writer. Iieiug a
nephew of Mr. Ilenkle. came to Ohio from
irgiula and slopissl with his uncle. Wish
ing to writeback to his parents iim Ids
arrival, he acco'iipauied his uncle to the
clerk's ollice- a little one-story brick, lo
cated near where tlie west county building
now stands and iism this chair wrote his
lirst letter to his iiareuts. fifty-three years
ago. The chair is a rude, heav) specimeu
it mechanism, ami strictly primitive iu
I vie. My uncle used this chair Iu writing
up the court lecnids and otlicial business.
At that day the clerk of court exercised a
prerogative now vested iu the office of pro
hate court, namely the issuing of marriage
licenses, ami many of the old pioneers'
marriage licenses were written on this
chair. The same is true of their marriage
ivitilicates, as the clerk was a regularly or
dained Methodist miuistcraud officiated fre
quently Iu that line. I know of some
still living who received their licenses and
certificates from him, but as time is steadily
and suiely moving on the number is grow
ing small. This chair was the private
proiierty of Tncle Saul, as In that day otli-
cials to a great extent furnished their own
office fixtures, especially if they wanted
extra. Hon. J. S. Halsey. a son-in-law,
succeeded to the clerkship after uncle's
leatli. and retained the chair Upon re
tiring from ollice he located near l.agouda.
and afterward lost his wife, discontinued
housekeeping, and made a public sale of
personal property. This chair was pur
chased by my brother, now deceased, and
afterward transferred to me. 1 have had It
in my ollice for many ) ears, and prize it
highly because of Its historical rather than
intrinsic value. When 1 have passed from
eaith my children will, on my behalf, pre
sent it to Clark county to lie deposited in
the clclk's ollice xs a historical relic.
Mi.vsTniMim. .1. 1.
DjM..l.s.vnTK. (...lnlyt. IssT.
IT WAS HARMONIOUS.
.Mr. I. K. Mc'lluniilil llrulm Thai Tlirre
XVm lli.tnsioii ut (lie Union Latiur Cuii
, m Ion.
"How about the ieort that tlie union
labor isinveutiou at Columbus was inhar
monious ou the platform subject, as re
potted by the Associated Press?" asked a
Ki:i'i m.ic reporter" of 1. K. McDonald to
ilay. "The reisirt of the pouiiittee on resolu
tions and platform was received with ap
plause and was unanimously adopted. The
Henry George men made no attempt to
have their theory embodied iu the platform.
The only objection to the platform was
made by a delegate from Hamilton county
and that was ou the tenth plank of the na
tional platform: 'The rk-lit to vote is In
herent in citizenship, irrespective of sex.'
This was after somedisciKsion unaninioiisly
adopted, the Hamilton county delegate de
claring himself in favor of IU A more
harmonious convention was never held in
the state, and the delegates are deserving of
great praise iu this respect, inxsmuch as
there are so many questions of vital im
portant to lie considered. A disposition
to give and take was manifested by all."
SHOT IN "THE LEcT
lie ;t Onl Ilia Father's
lilnl mill Now
He 1. Sorry.
George Fields, a boy of sixteen years,
living ou west Pleasant street, unlocked his
father's trunk yesterday and got out the
latters XS-raliber self-cocklug revolver. He
then went out to Mad Itiver to have some
port, and lie got It. About the middle of
the afternoon he was fooling with the ham
mer, when the weaMiu was discharged.
The ball entered his left leg, at the inner
side of the calf, and traversing downward,
lodged lietvveen the fibula and tibia, the
two bones of the lower leg, where It now
lies in a position quite difficult to get at.
Some boys w ho saw the accident placet!
him iu a spring wagon and brought hlui to
the city, where Dr. Kussell attended him.
He was very faint from loss of blood, and
the injury may prove a very grave one.
Tht Wr-lliii; Mtilrh hy llifttaiilMiieous
Cushuian. the Arcade photographer, se
cured half a dozen good negatives, by the
instantaneous process, of Muldoou and the
Jap during their wrestling match at the
fairgrounds, Mondry. The pictures were
placed on exhibition In the Arcade last
night and wen-surrounded by a good crowd
all evening. They giv e a v ery realistic Idea
ot the match, as the struggling combatants
were caught by the sensitive plate in sev
eral nun-lie iKisjtions. In one Muldoou is
in the act of throwing the Jap over Ids head,
ami the latter is clearly in the air.
The l-'luwer .lllssluu Tuinurimt.
The tegular weekly meeting of the Flow
er Mission will be held tomorrow, and it Is
trusted that the contributions of flowers
aud fruit to the mission may tie quite lib
eral. Honors may rest assured that any
thing they may contribute will be judicious
ly distributed. This hot weather makes
. the wotlj of the mission a particularly grat--tul
one. Don't foiget the meeting tomor
row mom No. 4 Black's opera house
For fcnfe Keeping.
Old Asa ljrown.of Troy, was in the again
city yesterday.aipl allowing his mouth tu get
the best of him. Ie is a littje oil in the
upper stury, and was locked up for safe
keeping last night by an nrticer that failed
hi register his name on the station house
slate. After being in for a few minutes
the keeper allowed the prisoner to go tree,
but on what authority no one seems to
HifThim (ISlmiilcr Cluli.
The Tarn O'Shanter lawn temiisclub will
hold its regular weekly meeting tomorrow
afternoon at Its grounds on Kernclilf ave
nue. After the game the young ladies of
the club will entertain the young gentlemen
at supper, furnished by the young ladies
Dr. W. W. Hall has removed his ollice to
72 east High street, between Limestone and
Spring. Office hours: S to J a. in., 1 to 3
and 7 to a p. m.
THE MORMON FRAUD.
The Proposed Constitutional Teature Do
signed to Protect Polygamous
Ilr. Mr(. 1)iiiim i:foiiiiiiiiiileiltioli In !!
lone, I li,n t'arholio Arid Killn n
An Kiritciiieiit Iu !Vmi)ltHiil!i..
I'v the Ass.K-latfd Press.
Svi.i 1, Mii: Cm. July rt.- The Triftiifie
editorially sa.vs: The Mormon article pre
tending to abolish M)l)goui), is a fraud
and a sham. It omits unlawful cohabita
tion, the most prevalent ami offensive feat
ure, being continuous living iu silygauiy,
and all that a .Mormon would need to do In
order to "live his icligion," would lie to
quietly marry iol)goiiioiisly and keep the
knowledge of the fact from obtrusively
offending the Mormon prosecuting attor
ney for three years, ami thereafter hecould
live in the' most shameless and indecent
lMilygamy, with neither law nor constitu
tion to molest Ii tin. Nay. he would also
be backed b) the church and dominant sen
timent, and tlie constitution would be
laughed to scorn as the church piograuime
DEATH-BLOW TO POLYCAMY.
rrnposed seetiim of lh New lllnli I.AW.
Sai.t I,aki, July . - In the Pfali con
stitutional convention jesterday the com
inittw reported new sections stating that
bigamy and polygamy lieing considered In
compatible with a republican form ot gov
ernment, each of them is hereby fot bidden
and declared a misdemeanor. The pun
ishment for v iolatiuii Is a fine not ex
ceeding 5 1.00U ami Imprisonment for not
less than six" months nor inure than three
years, 'llie section shall tie construed as
operativ without legislation, and ottenses
prohibited will not lie buried by any statute
of limitation; nor shall the power of pardon
extend thereto until such ianlon lie ap
proves! by the president of the l.'nited
States. Auy amendment, revision or
change to the foregoing section shall not
become a law until ratifies! by congress and
tlie president of the Ignited States. The
sections have lieen agreed to In committee
and caucus, alii, it is thought, wlllun
doiitedly be pxssed by tlie convention. The
Mormon leaders think ttiey will prove the
settlement of the vexatious .Mormon prob
lem. E. L. HARPER TALKS.
- - - -
ir Hie linnk l:tiimliier Had Only Stayed
Cincinnati. July .The Ttme-Slr
printed a talk yesterday afternoon with Mr.
K. 1,. Harper, latent the Fidelity National
bank and now in Jail awaiting trial. He
says that he had no idea of any disaster to
the bank and that lie bought stock tlie day
before tlie dosing, and only two days be
fore put &M.0UU iu deiswiL If the bank
examiner bad not come there would have
been no trouble. He denies that he kept
his odious secret and said that all the di
rectors were re-MiiislbIe. He also went
back into past history and said that at tlie
time of the Handy wheat deal a Cincin
nati bank vault was literally emptied. He
then put in SJOO.liOO qml tlie .lcaJ..wscir.
rieil through successful!) . .Mr. Harer
now savs that some of the men engaged In
that transaction are now foremost in con
A Tesl fuse Argiu-,1 In a .MK,uil Court.
St. I,"i is, July ik The case of Joseph
Sclmaidcrs, proprietor of Sehnalders's
garden, a very Miiular lesort In the city,
and an extensive brewer, who was arrested
a week ago last Sunday for violation of the
Sunday law, came up In the court or crimi
nal rorreption today. Able lawyers argued
the rase on bnth sides and the matter was
taken under advisement by Judge Xoonaii
This is a test case agreed upon by the
brewers' association ami saloon Interests
before tlie law went Into elfect, and the
result is looked for with much interest.
Whichever way Judge Xoonaii decides it,
it is understood the case will be aDiiealed
until the supreme court passe upon the
legality of the act of the legislature under
("Which the saloons have been closed on
And Our Anierieau I'rolr.lor, Dr. l
(lynii. Nkw Yiiuk. July . The position of
Dr. McGiynn was the chief topic of conver
sation in Catholic circles )esterday. The
prospect is that while the edict of e.x-com-munlcatiou
will go formally Into force it
will not lie the cause of any public cere
monial in any church. Tlie fact of his
notification and the further fact that he is
no longer a priest of the Roman Catholic
church or communicant of th! body will be
piioiisueii in i no newspapers.
Sr. I,.u is, July it. -The Vandalla is dis
tributing among Its agents, a circular under
date of July S, announcing the report of
tlie committee of ttie lirst classification
having been adopted by the Joint com
mittee. The changes In classification
therein recommended will take effect July
I ft. Most or the proposed changes are re
ductions Iu classification. The advances
made are for the most part ou those classes
of freight of which comparatively little is
A l.an.l.ll.te - Twenty House MIIMIllto n
Hkknk, July r,. - A iKirtlon of the land
bordering on the lake at .ug, the capital of
the canton of that name, subsided today.
and twenty houses were engulfed In the
lake. All the occupants were drowned.
ClM'lv.wn, July II. phlllp Ziegler.
living with his mother iu the northern part
of the oily, died lu great agony last night
from the effects of n dose of carbolic acid
administered by his mother. She mistook
it for medicine. She Is almost frantic over
Heath tf shehloii lne.
Uli'KAl.o, July II. Sheldon Pease is
dead. He was Ts years old. He was per
manently identified with the lake marine
interest for many years, built ami owned
several piopellers, and was manager of a
Germany,. titrln nail Italy.
VtiiNx.v, July C The 7i.i;(i; says
that Germany, Austria and Italy are ne
gotiating for a still closer alliance than the
one at present eistliia between those
Xr Silll.lny s,t. Paul,
It Is extiecbs) that the sen lees III St. Paul
M. K. chinch, next Sunday morning and
evening, will bo especially attractive, op
account of the'reoeption at a large number
of candidate-.; into roll fellowship with the
chuicti. Sermons and miisio will be ap
propriate to tin occasion, and the entire
onngiegiitioii are desired to bo present
It Hum, -
The water pli) ou east High street which
lias been uncovered by the cut that Is being
made, burst yesterday and seut a stream
across tlie street aud high up into the air.
It was left running all the day but repaired
THE FUR ROBBERS AND MURDERERS.
MnrKnli, HnrriliKtoii nuil l'oui;littn Tnken
lt Untemia The Original I'ltr Kuhher
Ci.kvki.am. Jul) ('. lllinky Morgan.
Johnny Cniighlln and Hill) HartingUui,
tlie Alpena captiv i"s, were transferred ) es
terday from Cleveland to Haveuna, the
scene of the rescue of Kennedy and tho
murder of DeteelivelluIIigan. Theirtrials
will be held iu September. The transfer
was made so quietly that no one but the
officers were awarnof it until it was over.
All of the criminals sav they can urine
alibis, and Harrington declares that he is
James Itobinson, a Pittsburg gambler.
Several people have come on from Pitts
burg, aud they all claim to Identify Har
rington as itonuison. I lie iniiictf say that
whatever the man's name is he was on the
train the night of the murder, and Captain
lloelui positively identities him its one of
the gang that assaulted him.
Ci.kvki.am. July 5. -Last evening, a
few hours after .Morgan, Harrington and
Coughllii had been taken to Kavenua, the
startling but cheering news was received
hrre that Mat. Kennedy, alias Harry Me
Miinn, the prisoner who was rescued at
lUvemia. had !een nrn-sted at North
Lansing. Mich. The telegram was received
by Lieutenant Gates at 10 o'clock, and read
NoitTii Lvvsivd, Mich . July 0.
T.. the Superlnteu.leut ot Police. Cleveland.
Have got Ken nisi) under arrest at Lans
ing. Holding hlui for you.
I- F.. Ni Kimxvi.
Needham was immediately telegraphed
to hold the prisoner at all hazards, and an
officer would he sent to Lansing with the
necessary papers. A telegram was then
sent to Captain Mcllannau, who is in ILv
venna, to procure requisition papers at once
and send an oflicer to Lansing as sKn as
The officials feel positive that the right
man has been caught, and that he will
soon be with his rescuers iu tlie Kavenua
jail. It has been the Impression ever
since the arrest of Morgan. Harrington
and Coughllii that the remainder of the
gang were in Michigan. If tlie man ar
rested proves to ie Mc.Munii there is little
doubt but that Pat Hanley will be the next
Kill Mfffi' in lilt- toils.
Cl.K.v F.I.ANH. July X. A dispatch from
East Lansing, Mich . to Chief of Police
Scbmltt says that Matthew Kennedy, alias
Mc.Mtmn, the fur rubber who was rceuel
at Kaveima. is in custody in that town.
An officer has been sent for requisition pa
pers to bring him here.
A TOWN WIPED OUT.
t'lurrmloii, !.. h lluriiluc VVile Tlie
Plnce Almost Tol.illy lir,i,jr, ,
Kiiik, Pa., July iL- A s,ecial to the
lilit-h says: At J:M o'clock ou Mon
day evening a tire started In what is known
as the Old Snow planing mill at Clarendou,
seven miles east of Warren on the Phila
delphia and Erie railroad, aud shortly af
terward another was seen issuing from the
Weaver hotel, owned by John .Mahoney.
There was a brisk southwest wind blowing
and the tire swept over the frame buildings
like a whirlwind. The tiie detri
ment being small was unable to tsqie with
tlie two tires and appeals for aid were
sent to Warren. A steamer and hook and
ladder truck and two full lire complines
were sent, arriving at Clarendon at U:10.
Kverv effort was nude to ,s.ive,t!eUiiwnc
but thetleiNit of the phiUdelphU and Krie
was tlie only building of consequence
saved. Tlie area burned over Is about
twenty acres. The lot on buildings de
stroyed Is I53.W.IIO0, roughly estimated,
while the insurance is small. The adjust
ers are now on the grounds. It is estimat
ed that 1,100 iieople are homeless tonight.
Some are camped out at Clarendon, while
some have been taken to Warr from
which place the provisions were sent.
Itough lumber is being sent to Clarendon aa
fast as possible in order that bheJter may
be provided for thoae burned out.
It Is uovv well established that the fire
was of Incendiary origin, public rumor at
Clarendon sa)s that two weeks ago. when
liquor licenses were refo.ed to all appli
cants In Warren county, threats were made
to tire the town if the decision of the court
was not reversed iu tvvu weeks. A war
rant, charging Mahoney, proprietor of the
Weaver house, with arson, was sworn out
and searching parties smred the surround
ing country to apprehend bun. He was
found hiding iu the wixsls .six miles from
Clarendon, and because lynching was feared
he was taken to Warren jail. A charred
skeleton was found iu one of the rooms of
tlie hotel, and It Is supposed to be that of a
hack-driver named Sullivan, who Is miss
ing. He was seen about the hotel earl) in
tlie evening drunk.
Additional Clrrutt Curt llrrlnlnus li.
In common pleas court this morning
Judge White granted a decree of divorce In
the case of liosa A. Webster vs. Watson
W. Webster, on the grounds of extreme
cruelty, abeure lor over three years and
failure to provide. The parties were mar
ried In August, IS??, and have two chil
dren, whose custody was granted to the
The case of John Kirk vs. Ellen Mc
laughlin, suit on account, was heard to
Judge White today. The decision was re
served. The following additional decisions have
been announced by the circuit court:
Matthew S. Stewart, et al, vs. George
Simpson, error. Judgment of Common
Pleas court affirmed. Mandate ordered.
Lucy II. Starr, et al, vs. Win. Johnson,
administrator, ?rmr. Judgment of Com
mon Pleas court aftlnutsl iu sustaining de
murrer to first and second defenses. F.x
ceptlon. Keversed for error in sustaining
demurrer to third defense.
Water works case isistisimsl for the
term and lne ihr adjournment enterred.
A FOOLISH ACCIDENT,
A Man llildut i;a Hat fur a Tin gel ami
loSlmi In he Hand.
A fooluli and serious accident occurred
yesterday (Tim1h) morning. Joseph
Kitchen, living on Lagouda Avenue, was
hauling with it cart east of Lairomla. with
others making a till along the race of
Warder, liusbnell .v. Glessner. when Geo.
l.ainborit, Jr., employed at the waterworks
pump house, came along with a ritle. The
two men are well acquainted, and when
some dlstancL- apart, Kitchen, taking oif
his hat. held it up in lit- hand, aud called
to Lamborn, saying, '"dirge, you can't
hit that haL" No sooner said than the'
latter raised his gun and fired. Tlie ball
wept through the hat, also the palm i
Kitchen's hand, making a bad woun
lioth men were badly scared at the miev.
Iiected turn of affairs, and Uith went homo
wiser than before.
Tho American liar Ansorlalluit.
The tenth annual meeting of the Amer
ican Har association will lie held at Sar
atoga Springs ou Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday. August Uth. 1Mb and P.Hh. A
splendid programme of legal topics has
beer) prepared. The annual dinner will !e
given at the Grand I'lilon hotel at s::;u
o'clock 8n Friday evening. Tlie session
will assemble the usual distinguished hudy
of legal talent,
IIT lor Knmpe,
This morning at 10 nYlheb :i young- folks'
patty left via tlie liee Lino fur New York
city tu Kail on the Cuuard steamer "L'ui
bria," Saturday next, at 7 o'clock a. in. The
party consisted of Messrs. Will and Charles
Thomas, Miss Nellie Thomas, and her
friend. Miss Neeley, of Memphis, Tenn.
Thev Intend to make a stay of three
A SPRINGFIELD CRANK
Goes to Washington to Kill the President
of tho Uuiteil States- Arrested
Urnnllrt Kreb. anil Ills Komarkahle Ufa
torj Ills rerullar Cunil urt in This
City Ilia Delusion Ahout Ilia
r'alMilouw.'iuil I'ntnhl Wealth.
Itene.Uct Krebs, a middle-aged carpenter.
who for some time worked for K. W. Itoss
A- Co., of this city. Is held at Washington,
D. C, for lunacy. He boasted that lie was
going to take the life of President Cleve
land. Krebs was manifestly insane while
here and his crazy conduct caused alternate
alarm and merriment at the places where
he boarded and lodged. A telegram from
Washington gives the following particulars
of his arrest and detention, after he had
securtsl a room at the Columbus hotel, on
Pennsylvania avenue: He had not occu
pied Ids quarters in the hotel long before he
began to talk about the president, and often
inquiring as to where he lived several years
ago. He said there wfcre 5500,000 coming
to liliu from tlie government, but that
President Grant got it and spent iL Then
he said President Cleveland owed him
Sfioii.uoo.fHio, which he would have to pay,
and he began talking about
KIl.LIM) THK IMIKslDF.Xr.
One afternoon when he bail one of these
crazy sjiells he held a piece of
soap in his hands and said: "If I
can't get anything else. I'll kill
Cleveland with this." Yesterday-
he said he was going to get a double bar
relled shot gun. and when Cleveland was
at church, ou Sunday, he was going to
shoot the top of his head off. Mr. Hous
ton thougiit that Krebs would carry his
threat luto execution, and he notified
Officer Grotf, who arrested Krebs. Last
night, when seen in his cell. Krebs said
that in 1875 President Grant convened a
swcial term of the U. S. congress, which
granted mm (Krebs) 5120,000 for ne
glect of education. The president failed
to keep his contract, and he (Krebs) was
defrauded out of the money, and that now
rresment Cleveland acts in the game
manner. He Intended to see the presi
dent w hen friends of both were present
to see that there was no trouble. "Are
you married or single'" asked the report
er. "I am single," he answered, "but It is
not my fault. In 1S7-J I was driven from
an engagement. In Wisconsin, by assassi
nation. The assassins were tried at the
capital and Judgment was rendered against
them." The unfortunate mau Is held at
the station for examination by physicians.
HIS CAIIEF.II IX Sl'KINOFIKLI).
Krebs lived in Springfield. He once told
a lady where he boarded about eight
uioiiiiis. no was a aweue oy birth, but
where lie came from to Springfield is not
known. He left here three weeks aim.
and It is said that lie left with the Inten
tion of doing up President Cleveland.
At his last boarding-place, 73 north
Market street, his peculiar conduct atrr-.-t.
eil Immediate attention. At first be would
eat verr little and would never touch cof-
lee. ne aiterwants explained that he was
timid about eating anything, be
cause at several other hoArdinc'-
houses, he had bevu eomnelleil to leave be
cause ihey put poison In his food. He was
ctern ally speakliifof wliatenornious wealth
lie- would be the txiwssor of 1 f" he could re
ceive his just dues, and Inslstisl tliat S.1,-
iwo.oou would not even pay the interest on
iL He accused the last man who bad
moved his traps of having placed him imder
the influence of a spell which was gradually
undermining his health ami rendering him
unable to walk. He said that all that would
do him any good was to go to Washington,
D. C, where his fiiends live. He left
Springfield alinut the middle of June.
Uurlliif the last two weeks of his stay in
the city he roomed on east North streeL
and there his conduct was of even more
lively interest than athisboarding-hou.se.
Uuring the day he seemed rational enough,
but as oori as he gut
INTO HIS UOOVt AT NU1IIT
the fun let loose. He had a chest like an
ordinary receptacle for carpenters' tools
and upon this he lavished the most constant
attention and care. Imploring the lady of the
house to have double-locks put ujnin his
door aud window.
He raved during almost every night. In
sisting that all the widows in the city were
persecuting hi in with offers of marriage.
Some times, his curses were frightful to
hear and he threatened to murder any im
aginary person whom he seemed- to fancy
he hail strapped upon the bed. At other
times he would address the closets aud his
chest, and say to some invisible prisoner
inside. "All. ha! How do you like being
locked up? Now what are you going
Ills violence wade him in uncomfortable
sort of a peion to have about the place,
and the other lodgers did a minimum
of sleeping while he lingered. One
night when the daughter of the
household overheard him threatening to
kill her and her mother, the line was drawn
right there and be was made to go. Among
other strange ragaries. he always Insisted
that somebody out at K. W. Koss A CoVs
had br ken his back.
When he went to leave he left his ad
dress, and also the heavy chest, at his
lodging place. Krebs is evidently a mild,
very mild edition of Charles Jules Guiteau.
MRS. FLEwINC HURT.
She Is Sertaii.tj IuJuisM by a KuilJTili
day .Horning at tha Infirmary.
Mrs. James Fleming, wife of Snpt, Flem
ing, of the Clark county infirmary, and
matron of the institution, fell down the
front steps of the main building early yes
terday (Tuesday) morning and was very
badly hurt. Mrs. Fleming cannot herself
tell exactly how the accident occurred. She
wax walking slowly down the steps, and
either stumbled or was overcome by a sud
den fainting tit, SupL Fleming was but a
short distance away from bis wife when
the accident occurred and looking down the
steps saw her lying at full length, face
downward In tlie gravel.
He hastened to pick her upand shespoke
to iiim, snowing mat she was perfectly
conscious. Mrs. Fleming is a very heavy
woman and tlie fall was one of terrible
force. She was very badly bruised and
shocked, but the worse feature Is the fear
tl.at there has been an Injury to the brain.
of pain in which shecomplainsa great deal.
Dr. Morrison is attending her.
Mrs. Fleming's many friends unite iu the
hope that her injuries may not be serious.
A Srouud Clungmgittlunal Chiirrlt tu be Or.
ganlaed mid H laator tu lie Called.
A large and spirited meeting of the
friends of the I.ugonda Avenue
Congregational movement was held in
the chapel Tuesday night, and it
was decided to proceeil at once
to organize tlie I.-gonda avenue Con
gregational church and to call a pastor, the.
Kev. W. W. Pierce, of Cleveland, who filled
the pulpit with great acceptance last Sun
day. Mr. Herce is a young married man
who has been engaged in Bethel work at
Cleveland, and U both a good preacher and
worker. A vigorous little band will go out
from the First Congregational church to as
sist In building up the new enterprise.
Among these will be Dea. Samuel K. Fay
and family nine persons, all good Chris
tian and Sunday school workers and Mr.
George and Miss Alice Guthrie.
He Wm Drunk.
Oftlcers Caldwell and Warner found
Frank Welcher in a drunken sleep In the
yard of the Central school building ahout
It o clock last nignt ana locked him up.
BEGINNING JUNE 30.
48 & SO Liraeatoae,
Commence their semi-annual Clearance
Sale by a .Special Sale of
Sateens. Gauze Ginghams. White
Goods, Batista, Lawns and Summer
Dress Goods, all at exactly and posi
tively ONE-HALF former price,
lengths, one to eight yards.
BARGAINS IN PABA80L8
At greatly reduced prices. Bargains
In Hosiery : look at our line for 23c,
full regular made hose, worth -10 cents.
BARCAI IMS !
So. 34 art M Bwttt LImmU iXt,
We beg to announce to the
ladies that we have marked
the balance of our stock of
FANCY PARASOLS and SUN
SHADES down to less than
cost price. Now is the time
to get a bargain.
Cheap cotton and all other
domestic goods on sale wiih
us at wholesale prices.
Fii it tteens from 6 cts.
to 25 cts.
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