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SPRINGFIELD, O., FRIDAY EVENING, AlT(JLVr .'. 1887.
WimlioTfll. Alls 1 -Ohio T
r air weitlier In southern nor
linn local rains In in.rtlieru
lKrthu ueiterallv cooler
r.FIELl), O., )
Aug. 5. 18S7. J
not worn as lung now as in
winter ; it's so hot, you know.
AS TO STYLE There are
two grand divisions, night
shirts and day shirts.
AS TO KINDS There are
undershirts and overshirts.
AS TO STUFF There are
woolens, cottons and linens.
AS TO MAKE-UP There
are good and bad.
OUR KIND Good.
PRICE Always one profit
lower than the lowest.
is "shirt-sleeve weather." You
ought, then, for your friends'
sake, if not for your own, have
a good shirt. We have lots of
them. An unlaundried white
article we specially commend.
We will exchange it with you
for a small cash compensation,
guarantee you a fit and the
worth of your money.
25 and 27 West Wain Street.
To jhom! cooking iu bot weather,
wo furnifcli a choice line or
SARDINES IN OIL,
Sardines in Mustard, Brook Trout
iu Tomato Sauce, Salmon Steal.
PICNIC OR SilllDWICH MEATS :
Deviled Ham, Tongue and
Chicken, Potted Ham aud
Tongue; Lunch Hani.
15 Y THE BARBEL.
Jersey Cream Crackers,
New Packing of Olives,
Daisy Cream Salad Dressing.
J. M. HER,
To Try the New Drink,
Prank H. Collentz
Cor. Market and High Shi.
N. E. C. WHITNEY,
bollellorof American and Foreign
ia ill rill" M 1TTIU.
Room 5 Arcade Building,
BriBrh -rii: Waitdngton. D.C.; Loo
inn I ug . fans, rranee.
1 UP, CE!
Mr. Beck and" Mr. Shrimpf, of tie Board
of Education, Accused of Having Beeu
Guiltly of Unseemly Conduct.
tn Am.lavlt Mhlrli Talk. - on !"' "'
Again"-W lllil lliel'e.liilnlltetllaie
II for Met. I .. A t...--1lr.
tl-leiutii t!lu'l slijn II.
Is there cnsikeslness and "boodle" in
rluciice iu tile boanl of education of isptiiiK
held, Ohio" Have we any h 1.. Harpers
occupying osllioiis of tru-t" Let us
re-asou U'O Hut. I.ct mi kllliltj man es
e-ae. ltut Iirst let us be morally irrtalii
in jti-tlce to all patties concerned that lie is
Kiillt). 'Hie lln-i in u-is the uiittliuliliii;
foe of crookedness, but it Is also the cliaiu
plmi of justice. A ea.se iu oliit
In the minutes of the meeting of the
boaid of eiluratioii lielil Thursday evcnim.'.
.lul) 7. there a)iiears the following, a.s re-
eonleil In the journal by Clerk e'lislum;.
whose records are models of correctness
aud reliability '
.Mr. Miruupf having stated that some
troll fencing would be needed, Mr. 1-orenz
moved that the rouiuuttee on building and
repairs be authorized to receive bids for
necessary iron fencing for different build
lugs, where needed, similar to the fence at
the Clifton street building, or after an
other good pattern, and report the same at
the next or the next following meeting.
At the next meeting of the board, held
Jul j lstli, the committee on building and
repairs reported a large nuiulier of im
provements needed about the various
school buildings of the city. The only part
of this report liertlnent to the rase, is that
relating to irou fences, which Is given as
ofticiallj recorded In the board journal by
the clerk, Dauiel Cushiug.
To the Hoard ot Education
Hr vti yn - Vour conimittee on build
ings and repairs would respectfully reiort
the following" After a formal investiga
tion of the different school buildings, we
First New Iron fence for the east High
street, l'earl street. Southern, I'leasaut
street, Dlbert avenue and Fair street build
ings, a wood fence for the tlray house.
The remainder of the rejort recommend
ed wire screens, papering, repairs on stone
steps and other improvements, not pertain
ing to tills matter. The report was adopted
with several amendments, none of which
pertained to the matter of iron fences. On
motion of Mr. itidgeJ) the committee was
autlionred to receive bids for the work.
The committee on building aud repairs
consists of Messrs. Frauk Mminpf, of the
Seventh ward; It. J. Heck, of the Third, and
A. It. bpieluian, of the Second. Mr. bpiel
mn is probably the best known of these
gentlemen. He Is an anient prohibitionist
that is, he has manifested a love for the
the amount ol fencing required was
about 17 feet, more or less, for the High
street building, aud 900 teet, more or I
for the other buildings. The High street
fence w as designed to be quite ornameutal.
Between July 7 and July IS the com
mitter on building and repairs had time
to look up the iron fencing
matter. With almost a certainty
that these resolutions for various Improve
ments would be accepted at the meeting of
July 18. they took It upon themselves to
receive bids for the fencing. There are
three reputable linns iu Springfield who
mate iron fences Mast, Foos Jfc Co, the
Hanika Iron Fence compan) and the
Kogcrs Fence compan) all well-known
On Thursday, July 14, these firms were
asked to bid on the work. On Saturday ,
July IC, Mast, Foos A Co. and probably
the others were telephoned to get their
bid read at once, as (he committee wished
to consider the bids that (Saturday) even
ing so as to be read) to report at the regu
lar meeting on the eveuiug of Mouda).
Kach of the firms promptly sent lu its bid.
At the last meeting of the board the
building committee reported three bids, in
brief, as follows:
Mast, Foos A. Co., V cents per foot for
the High street fence, and 7' tents ptr foot
for the other.
ltogers Fence Co., 97 cents per foot for
High street fence, aud sy cents for the
Hauika Iron Fence Co , S1.07 per foot
for High street fence, and ST. cents for the
Were these the irf eimi imly bids re
ceived from the respective firms'.' Were
two of them allowed to bid twice Willi the
idea of freezing out So. 3? Were the nrst
bids of these two tirms smothered in the
committee meeting'.' Iet us read tins afti
davitmade and sworn to b) Mr. A. J.
Mover, secretary and superintendent of the
lingers Felice Co.:
Stvtl ok Ohio,
Cl.VHh Col NTV.
A. J. Mo)er being dul) sworn sa)s he is
secretary of the Kogcrs Fence compan) of
Spniigtield. O. A short time prior to July
lfi, 1SS7, our company was requested b) the
cjiiimitlee on buildings of the sthoo! boaid
1 1 bid on the following improvements- One
ornamental fence on east High street school
I it and five plain fences ior other grounds.
O i that we filed our bid, viz.: 81.20 for the
High street fence, and ;7 cenLs for the
others. When the bids were ojiened it was
found that Mnst. Foos A Co. were a
c.1.1 1 in U 1 UK low I si.
We were reijuosted b) the committee to
make a second bid, and it was intimated to
us if we would lower the bid we Would get
the job. We, therefore, filed a new bid,
viz aTc- per foot for east High street fence
and s'tc for the others. We were informed
that the Hauika Fence Co. were claiming
from the start that they were sure to get
the contract, and w e also were Informed
Mat, Foos A Co. were not requested to
make a ;ecoud bid at all. A. J. Mo li:
Sworn to before nip and signed Iu n)
presence this 4th dsy of August, 17.
.1 vvii s Johnson Ji n.
At the last regular meeting or the school
lid the toHowiug wits presented and
Sl'I.IN..! II I n Aug 1. Iss7
Committee on lliiilduig and Itepiirs
After K.immg the dif.ieiit Fence and
Prices. We Wold Keeoniiiiend 'lhe Hauika
lion Fence For the six .liferent llullding
Price hast High street llullding at SIO 7
Per Foot the other Five at s c Per Foot
F K. Siiiuvii
'Mils riinatkahlo iloiiiiiiHiit is sure to lie
read with mteiest, if for no otln r n a-siiis
than the luiiditv ot its orthograph) and the
dazzling charattirol its -iiit.ilizatiou and
punt liution It will In oliserve.1 that Mr.
pielmKn's name does not appear with those
t his committee colleagues. V liethcr
this arrlsis froui a sudden attack of virtue
or a carefull) sustained condition of tipsi
ness, cannot be statisl, but our columns are
open to Mr. :spleliiia!i and the) do not close
at 111 o'clock . in., either.
hat was the matter with Mast, Foos A
Co.. that the) were not allowed to bid the
second time, as the Hanika and lingers
companies were according to Mr. Mo)er's
Is the Hanika bid, which was accepted
b) the board, reall) the last one received
from that company, or is there still a third
price which the committee ma) ps.y them
selves and have a balance on hand"
How does it come that the bid nccepteJl
is aUuit S1" higher than the Mast. Foos A
Co. bid -the company that was frozen out"
What right has a Uianl committee to
civs tiome bidders right over others or to
tattle around bids from one compiii) to
In the name of common sense how high
was the original Hanika bid'.'
Did the honorable board of education.
which includes a number of honorable men.
know that it was putting a premium on
what looks like "boodlery" b) accepting
the report of the committee'.'
Will Heck aud Shrimpf explain'.'
A Ilrlver in the Kommu SlmMtlng llnre at
Korrpauc" Cirrus liatll) Hurt.
During the afternoon performance of
Forepaugh's circus j esterday one of the
drivers in the Itoman standing race was
oadl) hurt. The hvppodrome ring was
somewhat uneven and as the horses, four
abreast, vv ere dashing around it, one of
them tripped over an obstruction and fell.
The driver was thrown from his chariot.
and for an instant all was confusion. hen
theTdnver was picked up his right hip was
found to be severely Injured, although no
bones were broken. He was assisted to
his dressing room w here he was examined
li) a ph)slcian. His injuries were painful,
but not serious. At the performance last
night another driver took the Injured man's
place in the standing race. It will be
several da) s before tha driver will have
sufficient!) recovered to- tke part iu the
.llr.jrtV'lt. Ilislces to IjHJlle In KlIU
This (Firda)) afternoon at 5 o'clock
Mr. W. K. Hedges, for a long time con
nected with the Khm flic in the capacit)
Iionk keejier, aud for the past four
months oueof the book-Keeiers for the tirui
of P. P. Mast A Co, leaves for Kansas
Cit) to take charge of the books lu P. P.
Mast X Co.'s branch office.
Mr. Hedges's promotion has come ijuick-
1), but not sooner than he deserved. He is
recognized as oue of the best voting busi
ness men in Springfield and it is with real
regret that his hosts of friends part with
him. Mr. Hedges's position in Kansas
Cit) is one of honor and responsibility , but
he is thorough!) capable of takiug care of
it He leaves Springueld with the best
wishes of all lib acquaintances. Mr. Chas.
1L Craln, secretary of the firm, goes
Kansas Cit) with Mr. Hedges.
Flremau Ilavlcl Lants Falnrullj liijiirccl
at lhe Iter Line Matloa,
Shortly after 7 o'clock Thursday morning
David I.antz, breman of the liee I. me en
gine which takes the "Fl)lng Bucke)e" to
Cincinnati, was standing on the tank of the
engine at the liee Line station near the
watering-tank. The yard crew backed
several cars up to the train and the jar of
the coupling caiLsed I.anU to lose his bal
ance. He fell backward on the brake
wheel of the baggage car and thence to the
station platform. He was pretty serlousl)
bruised and rendered unconscious. Dr.
Duulapgave nim the necessary attention
and he was taken on to Cincinnati, oue of
the brakeuian doing his tiring for him.
(.not! Chance for the Champion
Captain Wagner, of the Champion City
Guard, yesterday received a letter from
Mr. C. S. Itentley, secretary of th mana
gerial board of the International Military
Kiicauipuient, to be held at Chicago Octo
ber 1 to '.10, inclusive, strongly urging the
C. C (!. to come, and Insisting, if possible.
that the) bring along the famous Dig Six
band, which, It seems. Is known all over
thecouutr). Giles Bros. Jt Co., a promi
nent firm of Chicago jewelers, have added
a splendid set of gold badges to the regular
list of prizes.
The eleventh reunion of the Societ) of
the A mi) of West Virginia will be held at
Wheeling on Tuesda), Wednesday, Thurs
dav .ciui Frida), August -jJd, -Uh, UMli
and Ji'ith, 1Ss7. Major Ueneral lieorge
Crook is president of the societ).
liietlgatiu the fubllc Institutluim.
Cliirvc.o, Aug. 5. A Times special from
Indianapolis says The state board or
health met )esterda). Dr. Fribache made
a report on a number of count) buildiiifu
he has visited- He tinds the jails in Law
rence and Perry counties are unfit fur hu
man habitation, and he recommended the
condemnation of both. He also found the
poorhouseof Lawrence count) iu a horrible
condition, and the overseer pocketing
the proe eeds from the inmvtes he cmld
hire out lo fanners at the illicu'oisy low
wages of il.7". per week. Veiling children
were forced to sleep with old inmates who
areatllicted with all sorts of loathsome
diseases. The jioor house of Spencer
county Is in or condition also. Perry
county is powerless to do any tiling to aid
the poor and criminal classes, as both
c .tint) treasuer and prosecuting attorney
a i away I lie former took all tl e funds
and the county is about bankrupt
Two Chlhlrru Klllr.l.
Clin von, ug. r. The two children of
Mrs. .Murray Wilson were instantly killed
and Mrs. Wilson herself seriously tiijiind
bv being run over by a Chicago. Milwaukee
A SL Paul engine at the ood street c ross
Washington', Aug. a. The president
has virtually decided to make short stops at
Columbus and Indianapolis on his way to
St. I.ouis iu October.
A RAILWAY WRECK.
A CoiiiIihikI T.i slrr llrailsl Tlir
II mI ami lujuil.
Kic iiviiiNU, a , Aug. 5. An accident
occurred about a mile west of tlreenwood
on the evvit e,sand Mississippi al
lev railroad, h) w hie h a lirst-c lass coach
and two sleepers of the !.oiiisville express
milling east were thriw ii from the track
It. W Pettwa). baggage-master, of this
titv. was killed and almut a dozen pisst.ii
gcrs injured I lie lirst class coach was
thrown down an c uilMiikuient and turned
over, causing a bad wreck. The sleepers
were not wrecked. The wounded are
K I. Curtis, Staunton, ear cut ott
aud lnternall) injured, Itev. J. 11. T imber
lake, shouldei fractured, August K'happ,
Italtiiuore, mouth cut, M. Cohen, Klch
nioiiil, lnternall) injured, Francis Vash,
HiiMiklvn. spine injured, and his wife, e
verelv shocked. William Cornwell, Louis
ville, internall) lUjiiled Mrs. J. I.. O'Neill
and child, slightl) hurt, K. 1). Starke.
Klcliuiond, cut on shoulder and bruised 11
T W.ilcott, of Keiituck). sllgutlv injured
Miss A. .Martin, of Augusta. a , right
arm brokiu, Mrs lUstlilield, of Kentuck),
shoulder sprained W. Cirter Ta)Ior. of
Philadelphia, bruised. Haggagemasler
Pettwa) was iiistautl) killed In Jumping
from the train ami falling In the midst ot
the wreck. His head was severed from his
bod). A special relief train, with doctors,
from Clurlottsville, is at the scene of the
wrevk earing for the wounded aud clearing
The I nrainpiiieiil or Hie tilth Krtrtiuent
llailj Routine tif Camp limy.
Dri vvvviih. Aug. .' The "sojer bo)s"
got down to business this morning and ev
er) thing is running smoothly in the camp
of the Sith regimeiiL The heat and dust
have been Intolerable and deterred vcr)
man) persons who would otherwise have
visited the camp )esterda). This evening a
good rain came ami it is probable that to
morrow and thereafter the bo)s will have
plent) of visitors. Taken all together, offi
cers and men, the) are a line set of men.
and as soldiers are ipiickl) coining into
line, lhe dail) routine of duty, under the
orders of Colonel F.ntrekln. will be as fol
lows. '. Jclam-Kevellle
b i in Breakfast
satu cuanl Mount
loam llattallion Hrlll
1 fli pin ou oiiiiiilssi.ineil ( ifllcers' sctiool
if iu .-Urmlnli I'rlll
t, 10 p in- Iirrs 1'ariJe.
P in-1 attno
Lieutenant Sliaria. I S A., was In
csiininauil at baitallion drill todav and ma
neuvered tin regiment in good st)le. Sev
eral stragglers came into camp toda) and
the regiment has nearly its full strength
Kver)thing is passing on pleasantl). Then
are iiulte a nuinber of men on the surgeon's
list, but there is no sickness more serious
than that occasioned by the ver) warm
TORN TO PIECES.
An I'nUiil.lieil llnil.e llemoll-lie.l It) n
Cincinnati, Aug Itetweeu 4 and',
o'clock )csterda) afternoon a cloudcover
ing a belt about a mile wide crossed the
cit) from southwest to northeast. In less
than five minutes It had come and gone
Itiglit In one spot on the brow of Vine
street hill a ocloue apjieared to touch Un
earth aud rebound. It first struck-a little
barn and demolished it. and then It sud
denl) struck a two-ami a half-stor) frame
building, nearl) completed, iu which eight
carienters and two masons were at work
The building was literall) torn to pieces
and thrown down hill 111 a heap 'I hree of
i the caipeuters, who were in the attic, were
I thrown nearly 100 feet and escaed, mil)
slightl) hurt. Two men mixing mortar on
the outside were mortall) hurt.
llletj.f.l by Hie lll.hop.
CtuiK, Aug. .1 While journe) ing f rom
Dublin to Cork, Mr. Patrick A. Collins met
Archbishop Croke at Thurle). Mr. Collins
knelt and received the an hbishop's blessing
and the) had a short conversation white the
train waited. Mr. Collins has received the
freedom of the citv of Cork.
The I'ope VV ill Take a llaml.
Pakis, Aug. 5. A dispatch to the Ile-
lUiue Finnciihc from Koine savs- The
tx)le lias decided to take part in the iHiliti-
cal elections and has appointed a commis
sion to cam ass the Clericals. He hopes to
secure a strong part) in the Chamber of
Deputies and to font the Quirlna! to make
Won't Induiif ltl.nrlgte VV arrant.
Montki VI , Aug '.. The detective wl o
Is after MHiangle, telegraphed from St.
Catherines, Out . that the judge there re
fused to indorse the warrant issued from
here. He is now on the w a) home. The
attorne) of Ontario, it Is also said, has also
refused the warrant, and a mandamus will
be asked for to compel the judge to sltn
Antilher Imitation to the I'retident.
Cincinnati, Aug. 5 The chamber of
commerce and other bodies, which have
united to invite President Cleveland to
visit Cincinnati, yesterday afternoon tele
graphed him a letter of invitation, which
will later be presented formall), engrossed.
The invitation Includes Mrs. Cleveland.
nhe's a Itoocl Hue.
N'r w i-onr, 1L I.. Aug. .1. In the run of
the 'ew York Vaeht club from New Ixm
rlon. Conn., uithls point there was scarcely
any breeze, but the new yacht Volunteer,
which Is relied on to protec t the American
cup, lieat the Puritan si minutes and the
other big sloops a greater distance.
Tune Will Tc-11.
Cincinnvti, Aug. 1 Mr. Christopher
Meyer, of New Vol k, the largest individual
stockholder iu the Cincinnati, Hamilton A
Dayton ltallioad company. Is authority for
the sUteinent that tomorrow President
Stayner will resign, and that a Cincinnati
man will be chosen in his place.
Hlrjcle Keeortl Heating.
l.oNlioN, Aug. 5. Temple, of Chicago,
beat the half-mile bic)cle record at Hrid
Iinton yesterday, covering the distance in
1 IS,. Woodside. of Philadelphia, tried
to ride twenty-one miles in an hour, but
failed, having seventy-nine yards to go at
the expiration of the hour.
Toi.onto. Aug. .1 -The executive com
mittee of the Farmers' institute held a
m etlng here and declared itself strongly in
fa or of unrestricted reciprocity with the
I lilted Mates and has decided to puh the
work of organization throughout the
. at hi lug S.rt.
Nr-vvitiiir. It I, Aug. r. Wcatler
hue for the vacht race. Ketrles include
Volunteer II irtion Ulantic. Prise ilia and
Msyllower Kueisforthe dnelet cups.
At IU P. the rue's bean.
Trim Ki-ot Killing llllii.il- C'attlr.
Clin veio, ug. r Kn Intii (Atem New
I.enox tlll.J special sa)s everal sevi re
cases of Texas fever appeared aiming the
cattte here. A state veterinarian has ar
rived and ordered several head killed.
Di-NMKh. N. Y., Aug. 5 -The St,
.Iaiueand Eastern hotels werede3tro)ed
b) hie at midnight, last night. No casual
WARRIORS AT PEACE.
Yesterd ty's Proceedings of the Great Re-
uuiou of (Jlark (Joiiuty Soldiers The
Day in Interesting Detail.
liu. lilt's slrrtiug. ol Hie irioils Cttm-
iiiicihIs antl I In Hun nt Ontt fr.- I at
Mklil's s,.l. n,, ( .itiij, Ire IM-
lle Hail VV enlltt r.
j y sJry -
The Km i hi i 's a count of the great
soliliers reunion vvhii li eoiiliiieuied )ester-
ela) ill this c itv, coucluded iu last evening's
Issue with the arrlv il of the soldiers at
Camp Clark, w he-re the') disKsed them
selves to si. nd a delightliil afternoon
Alter dinner and the usual ec hauge of
soldieily reiiiinistiiues, tlie seven ditfeiient
organizitioiis priMssIesi to hold their an
nual business meetings for organization
and transaction ol routine business
of interest c Inert) to the
organizations, all of which.
b) the way. have been organized Into "as
sociations," conisisl of the surviving vet
erans of the regiment or battery. Most of
these imttiiigs were unhappily cut short by
the violent storm of rain which came up at
4 o'clock, as the meetings were, with the
exception of the Forty- fourth-Kighth, be
ing held In tents The latter organization
conducted its deliberations m the fruit hall,
and their meeting was quite a parliamenta
ry and pleasant affair. The business of
the various business meetings is herewith
given In full
rur sf t ntv-fiH urn itnuvii-Nr.
'I here was a good attendance at the meet
ing ot this a sen inllon. Ill the absence ot
the president. M ijor M 11 I'eters, of Wat
seka. 111., presided, aud James Smalley, of
this city, acted as secretary. The follow
ing officers were elected for the ensuing
President M II I'eters.
Vice Presidents .1. A MrCann. Xenia;
It C;.,FindIay. Spring Valley; Robert Ja
cob), (.oe's Station.
becretaiv .lames Smalley, city.
'I rt ..surer J. W. Multli. .1 iniestown. O.
'I he iiiestlon of the time and place of
the next meeting was left to an executive
committee, composed of the following: J.
V. Johnson, Peter Ileiiham, til Dean.
.lames Mi Cum, Divid McConnell. J. W.
HeiUi-s. W. IL it vker, IL M. Smart and
John S. Watts.
This committee was instructed to confer
with similar committee-, from the other
organizations and arrange tor the time and
place of the next reunion. The general
sentiment of this regiment favored a joint
reunion again next year at the Soldiers'
A beautiful memorial paper was read
upon the life ami death of Colonel (Jran-villeMi-ody.the
"lighting parson." recently
deceased. Colonel Moody organized thLs
regiment and took it to the trout as lLs
rill sIVTV SINIH HM11MINT.
The roll call showed that there were
thirty seven survivors of the Sixty-sixth
regiment pre-eni. Major McMorau. of
Chauipiign county, presided, and T. (!.
Kellaractesl as secretary. Prayer was of
fered by the chiplaln. W. K. Par-ons. 'lhe
following committee was appointed to
Couiptny .'l. A. Burns company li,
James Howe company C, Charles spenee;
company D. .ein:e Hoover: company E.
K K)le. compau) F. Mat Smith, company
(., i.eorge Haudolph, company II, William
Mc Vlauis. eomp-iii) 1, T.J. Morgan; com
pan) K. . P. Ilarr). This committee,
after deliberation, reported the following
list of officers, which were accepted
President WIIIiiui Wilson, Vrbana.
Vlce-1'residi nt A. I). Kicker, St. Paris.
Treasurer Tom Mi Counell.
Sccretar) I'. J kell ir, I rb-tna.
Chaplain V. It Parsons, Worthington,
Executive Committee Win. McAdauis,
CapL Watkins and Cipt. W. IL Simpson.
'lhe subject of a l!ett)sburg memorial
came up Col. .1.1. .Mitchell, was appoint
ed a committee of one-, with Major McCon
nell as alternate, to visit the held and se
lect a site.
rill THIUTV MIlsT il. V. . I.
met In a tent on the south side of the
ground ami hstd a spirited and pleasant
meeting. 'I he roll call showed lift) pres
ent The following otficers were elected:
President eii. Moses II. Walken, of
Vice Pre-ident .las. C. Walker, thlscity.
Second us President Dr J. Oatley,
Secretar) M . Cady, Cardlngton. O.
Treasurer- I. M. Cunard, ML (Ulead.
Klchwood w is selec ted as the place of the
next reunion which will occur the third
Tuesda) and Wednesdav of Septeuiber.l7SS.
CapL D. Miller, of Co I, S. U. Henry.
Co. K, aud William Kicketts, of Co. K,
were reported to have died since last meet
ing. (icorge Horuberg. of York Center, was
made an houorar) number of the asiJocla
tiou. SIVTLKNTH UVTTKHV.
The meeting of the Sixteenth Hatter)
was called to order b) the presidenL
Fletcher White, esij , of tills cit). Asa
Mitchell acted as secretary and Philip
H)suer. treasurer. As this was uot the
regular reunion of tins body a smaller
amount of business than usual was trans
acted, 'lhe following oriicers wero elected
for the ensuing year:
President IVmro) Mitchell, of New
Secretary Asa Mitchell, New Carlisle.
Treasurer Philip llwier, New Carlisle.
'lhe next reunion will be held at either
Yellow Springs or New Carlisle, the third
Tuesday in August, ISss An executive
committee, of i.'uiiicy Smith, .lames 1
McKlnney and l". C. Ackersou was au-
poiutcsl to decide between these two places,
lhe roll showed thirty -nine comrades
present, but none ot the commissioned offi
cers. Irving Bradford, of Minneapolis.
and Lieutenant Mitchell, of Plimouth, both
of whom were fully exptsjesl, failed lo ar
rived, much to general disappointment.
Comrade Ed Pagett, of SL I.ouis, who
was reported on the roll as dead, showeel
up alive and hearty, and was warmly
greetesl. It is hardly necessary to say that
his name was restoretl to tlie list.
Till Ull'.rX-nilKTH I II.IITII KECIIVIINT.
The meeting of the Forty -fourth-Eighth
was held in the central hall and was largely
attended Colonel August Dutze presided
and Tom Monger acted as secretary pro.
What few iniiiuti's h ut been written up
and adopted. I he- re-mrt of tlie treasurer,
showing a nattering condition of finances
was received Comrades Evans ani Rey
nolds were appointed au auditing com
'lhe isisition of permanent secretary.
whoe HiciiiiilHiit was Andrew WaU,
of this city, was dispensed with
'lhe resolution presented by Colonel
Williams at the list meeting, to change the
by lews so th it the executive committee
should selce t the tune and place of the re
union vv.es tike unit the table and was the
occasion ol an animated aud lengthy de
lute. The resolution was defeated on a
tmal vote, as the constitution expressly
hxe-s the time as the tirst Thursday in Au
gust, aud it is customary to (ea'e the se
lection of the place.
A committee consisting of Major Evans,
Colonel Williams and Comrades Reynolds
and Persiiijjer was appointed to confer
with committees from other organizations
to arrange for the m xt reunion
The election of officers was left over until
si v i Nrn ii vi ri icv
I lie mis tint' of this orginizatioii was
well attended The roll call was followesl
by the report of the committees, treason r's
report, executive commutes' s report, com
mittee on obituary and historian's re'xirt,
all of which were of mile h interest, 'lhe
genial f ice of Capt Al .Mattox. who could
not be present was much inissnl from the
meeting After the appointment of the
regular standing committees the following
otticers were elected
President Captain All Mattox Cincin
Treasurer K. II 1'aiiln Id city
Secretary Chas Went, South Charles
Executive Cominltti-e I! Cantield.
chairman, 1 p Flifrlt anil Isn-ilt Kichard
The time anil place of next meeting was
Tin n nth mm i'v
This was the sixth aiinuil reunion of the
Tenth Uatlery and was a very pleasant one
Captain W. II. Klwell presided and .1. W
Kamlall acted as sec retary I he minutes of
tlie last meeting and the treasurer's report
were heard. Comrades Ityrd, Knott ami
Crain were appomtesl a committee to select
oltlcers and reported as follows
President- Win Williams, West Libert)
Secretary J. . KuidaU. Ceelarville.
Treasurer S. A. (ialbreath. Ceelarville.
There were twenty-nine veterans present.
letters of fraternal cimgnitulationi were
reael from Lieutenant J T Bantecou. of
Petoskey, Mich . .1 J ( isborne, Cincinnati,
K. Sparrow. Lee. Indiana, and S. C
Wright, of Dehance. Adjourned till this
TI1K CAMt'.r ll'h.
The camp-tire at Camp Clark, so fondly
anticipated by the old soldiers, wasgreatly
disturbed by the rain last evening. Ample
provisions had been made for an out-door
meeting, but a heavy rain came up just
when the meeting should have begun, and
so it became necessary to go totheuiiin
hall, or the headquarters of the Forty -fourth.
It was half past ctight when tlie
meeting was called tj order by Comrade
Cllne, In the absence of Captain Ab Mat
tox, who was to have led the caiuji-hre, but
who was unavoidable alisent.
Comrade Cllne, after a few timely re
marks, introduced Mayor O S Kelly, who
extended the freedom and hospitality of the
c.ty, giving the old boys a cordial welcome.
He spoke nt the several organizations that
had gone out from thlscity and county, and
and especially ot the Fort) fourth, which,
just twenty-six ) ears ago this month, was
camped upon the same grounds now occu
pied b) Camp Clark, and left for the froot
1,000 strong. He said the citizens
were proud of them, as well as
of all other companies or detachments,
who left our count) for the war, as all did
their dut) nobly.
The rt-spouse was made by Col. I,. W.
Tulleys, of Iowa, colonel of the Forty
fourth, who read refulls-prepared ad
dress, containing m ,'ixsl points, but he
unfortunately wound up by givlugaset
prohibition speech, to which the boys
strongly objected. So great was this feel
ing that at last the) forced the Colonel by
their disapproval to suliside, one old vet
calling out, "No iolltics at a camp tire."
What he said was well enough hail it been
in its proper place, but as one comrade re
marked he was just one we'ek teo late, that
he "should have been at the late prohibi
tion camp meeting"'
The Big Six then plived a lively selec
tion, after which Cagt Win. Wade, of the
Thirty-first Ohio, now of Missouri, was
introduced as master or ceremonies, tor the
rest of the evening He responed in a few
brief words, telling humorously about his
connection with the war, and of his grett
monest). which had a!wa)s prevented him
from doing an) thing eminent, either as a
soldier or a citizen Captain Wade repre
sented Missouri In congress most bril
liantly. He then called for the next
speaker on tlie programme.
Fletcher White, esj , was to have spoken
at this polnL but was not present, and Col.
J. T. Mitchell. Slxty-lxth O V. I., of
LTrbana.was called ouL and sroke upon
the topic. "Our Comrades of Ail Armies
He made one ot me uesi speecnesor me
evening. It was witty and abounded in
good points, kueping the boys in good hu
mor all trie way iiirougu. lie spoi-e in a
humorous was of how the boys thought
and acted while green and iiiex-erienceel,
of how hard It was to live on "sow bosoin"
and hard tack, beans and such, how, later
along, the boys. In marching past other and
perhaps newer troops, when askeet "vv hat
regiment?" would perhaps answer "First
Babvlon" or "Tenth Jerusalem, and always
had an answer suitable for tlie occasion. Col.
Mitchell spoke of his own regiment, which
left Urbana in lSiil. LOM strong, of which
only U5 of the original returned, aud that
the 86th had tne Honor oi oeing me nrsi
Ohio regiment to veteran or re-enlist for
the war. The colonel was e heered often
during bis remarks, as lie paid a just tri
bute to the coiurads of all armies. He is a
brother of our Kev. Frank Mitchell, of the
The Big six men rendered -America in
their most brilliant manlier.
CapL nice, of New Orleans, captain of
the Seventeenth Ohio battery, was next
called ouL His topic was "l.iucoln and
Stanton." lie paid a glowing tribute tn
(.bese worthy martyrs. An ordinary news
paper, account falls to do justice to his ad
dress, being full and replete as It was with
history, bom new nu old, or me lives and
work of these two great men.
The baud next gave "The Star Sp-ngled
Banner. Lieutenant v ilson.of the Ninety
fourth O , spoke upon the girl I left behind
me. Hesald tbesodler was ver) iiufortu
' ate who did not leave a girl behind him.
Those little missives that came so often to
cheer and encourage tlie hearts of the bo)s
we can never forgeL Had it not been for
the girls and women we left behind, the
old Hag would not have been worth lighting
for. We can even see the wrinkles on the
faces of the old girls now, the) are so
deeply fixed in our affections, for the girls
we left behind us were the best jiart of us,
and he who came home and abused or mis
treated one of these old girls, it were bet
ter that he had been buried down iu south
Further music b) the band, after which
Kev. Frauk O. Mitchell was called out. and
spoke on the " olunteer Soldier." He
having been so uiifor' unite as to be to
)oung for the beginning of the fra), had
squeezed Into the one hundred da) s' sen ice,
and he gave a rich, rare and rac) account
of how the hundred-da) men put clow n the
war. "for there's no doubt they did IL" El
der Mitchell is always a good speaker, aud
he kept the boys In In a roar of laughter by
his witty impromptu speec n.
Yankee Doodle was then rattled off b)
Major Peters, of tlie Seventy-fourth Ohio,
spoke upon "The loy all citizens who su,
talned us at home, while we fought in the
front" His remarks were good and to the
Captain Conners next spoke of 'The
bummers In the army," in a wav that
brought rounds of applause He said it
was the duty of the bummers, among other
things, to deploy out over the country and
search for chicken roosts ami anything good
to eat as some one suggested, not even
fc rgetting applejack.
Chaplain Parsons of the Sixty-sixth.
was then called ouL ami spoke unin the
"Star Spangled Banner." He spike very
feelingly of the old ft vg. its memories and
sacredness to us, as a people. He sa'd he
was always glad the rebels adopted another
than the stars and stripes as their banner.
He told some good stories, and closed by
reciting some verses upon the old tUg,
which were excellent
The programme then being completed.
Captain Wade opened the meeting for vol
unteer talks by the hoys. He sat down,
but was called up to make one himself. He
responded, and In strong terms made a tell
ing speech against the great crime of our
country, in allowing over s.uoo of the old
war veterans to be inmates of the different
county poor houses and pauper homes ot
our country "What a burning shame for
our great land of liberty and freedom to
thus treat the warworn veterans who
savesl thecountry only tube thus inhumanly
treabsl in return ""
Kev Mr. Wilkinson was also e ailed out
and made a short and witty talk. This
clir-e 1 the speech making, it then being hf
tesii minutes past eleven o'clm k 'lhe
liiml plajed and the comrades joined in a
verse of uii-rica, and the great camp-fire
closed I he coluraeles enjii)ed it hugel)
leveralof the speakers assigned topics
we re not present, but others took their
places, and the programme entire was much
eiijo)ed b) the old veterans of man) hard
TOIiars 1-KllCr l-MIINCiS.
'I he various organizations met at the
grounds this morning, the da) being glon
ously bright. If warm The forenoon wa.s
devoted to uncomplesleel business, meeting
being had by the asses lations as yesterday
'lhe-Uth Mb. electesl the following orti
President Charles II. Evans, Cincin
nati. Vice President- Jacob Persuiger, enia.
Secretary J. J. Buckles, euia.
Treasurer Dr. J. P. Madden. Kenia.
Executive Committee-Composed of the
It was decided to meet with the 74th at
the Xema Home next )ear. and In
deed most of the organizations azreed
to the same thing, so that the reunion will
he a joint one like this. Tlie day was
spent in informal sociability and some
speaking, but no programme was carried
out Most of the comrades go home to
night. COLD-WATER COMMITTEE.
Hiuiiies Meeting or the I'ruhlhlllon Coein.
tjr Mau icera Change In lhe Ticket
The Campaign Fund.
The prohibition county central committee
met on Thursday afternoon at 1 .".0 o'clock
in Temperance ha!L Mr. Wilbur Colv in.
chairman of th committee, presided, and
Mr. A. E. Stevens acte.1 as secretary. The
couiitr) precincts were nearl) all repre
sented, but the attendance from the cit)
.Mr. v ill it. I.ee, candidate for clerk of
court withdrew from the candidacy, as le
expects soon to go east to prepare himself
for missionary work. His withdrawal was
sactmued by the committee, and Mr. Kei
Kathbun, of Harmony towusbio. chosen tn
take his place on the ticket.
-Mr K A. l oung presented his resiena
lion as treasurer ol the committee, as he
expects to leave lor California about the 1st
of September to locate there. The resigna
tion was accepted, to take effect on the
sum insL. aim Jlr. Vi bur Colvin we rw
linteei to act as treasurer.
A levy of 9100 was made on the conntv
to raise money with which to conduct lhe
coming campaign. One hundred dollars of
the levy will be used to pay for the free d s
trlhtition of Mr. IL S. Thompson's paper,
the .Vi ir Em. It's a cold elav when l-Mii
Thompson doesn't get a slice of the cam
paigu lunu. 1 lie remaining S-'OO will be
used for campaign purposes.
It was decided that during the r.m..ilir.,
six or eight all day meetings should be held
in various parts of the county. These
meetings will very likely be basket picnics,
where persons can furilsh their own m.
visions and listen to prohibition orators test
The llally Ultnrre-Pelltlun te.r Itlghl to
fell a Chapel.
By his attorney. Chase Stewart esn .
William Dave) this inorntns brought Uit
for divorce from his wife, Ellen Davev
The parties were married In Mooreneld
township, this county, September 1. 1S73
and the fellowlng children have been born
of such marriage- Anna, Edward. Mary
and Clarence, their ages being thirteen.
ten, eight and six years, respectively. The
petition charges wilful absence for the past
By their attorneys, John L. Zimmerman.
esq , B. F. Prince, David Kunkle. J. L.
Kissel!, t, J. Vose. James II. Velin a
Spangler. M. B. Knutzahn. D. H. Olds.
. S. Hoskinson, J. M. N'iuffer, B. F.
Funk and W. H. Pietzman. trustees of the
First English Lutheran church tn.H.r
filed their petition in court of common
pleas asking the court to decree them per
mission to sell the North Street Lutheran
church, the object of the transfer being to
assist the latter to erect a church nr chapel,
and the proceeds to be given to them for
that purpose. Iu case the property Is not
se.ld. leave Is askei to deed it to the Thud
Norton llangerouiljr 111 at
The many friends of Officer James Nor
ton will be sorry to learn that he is serious
ly HI at his home. He has been suffering
for several days with an attack nf rhumn-
tlsiu. and last night the disease struck to
wards his heart and for a lime it was
thought that he could not possibly survive.
ne i auieu, nowever. ami is better today.
Norton is one of the oldest and best known
officers on the force. Since Mayor Kelly's
force has been on duty Norton has been at
the patrol house and has done no street
CIIU Clark County Boy.
Major Matthew II. Peters, an old resident
of this vicinity, now a newspaper roan of
Watseka, Illinois. Is In the citv attemiln?
the reunion and Is being warmly greeted
by Ills many friends here. He Ls a mem
ber of Williams Post, No. 25. O. A. IL,
ihere, was Lieutenant of Corananv
Y, captain of Company II and
Mayor of the Seventy -fourth Ohio V. I
When the war broke out Mayor Peters was
teaching school near Clifton, but he
dropped tho ferule to take up the lumkeL
anu won nonor and credit at the froiiL
Two ulrioiiie Characters.
.nsjui ii otic. last, mum two meir were
seen loitering about Wittenberg college.
Their actions arouseel the susuicions of
William Ewin and two other men and ap
proaching the strangers they Inquired why
they were loahng about there at that time
of night and obtaining nosatisfftory an
swer, called the patrol wagon and the men
w ere run in on tlie charge of loitering. At
the station house they registered as Anon
Stoner and Wilbur Thomas. They are be
liev ed to be crooks.
The Kennedy Invrstlfatlon.
Tonight the police committee of the city
council will meet in the office of City Uerk
John 3. Shewalter, to investigate the
charges preferred against Officer Cal Ken
neclav. It will be remembered that Officer
Kennedy is charged with brutally beating a
colored mau. Charles Tutt, vv horn he ar
rested. Whether the investigation will
amount (o anything Is exceedingly doubt
ful. Statloa-llouse slate.
The station-house slate showed the fol
lowing arrests this moaning Sol Harvey,
Carter Filmore and Itruno Monermiim.
drunk and disorderly; George Hill, drunk
and carrying concealed weajsms. Will
Ayers. obstructing officers: Frank Walford,
Authony Tann and John Brown, loitering.
rocket Picked or 10.
Mr. John McCartney went to the circus
y eaterday afternoon and when he returned
to town he made the startling discovery
that some nick-nnckat henl imtten mu'
- " i s- .. 0.n.. ......J .
witn nis wallet, which contained 530 In
bills and two drafts. He Immediately re
ported the robbery to the police, but thus
far nothing has been herd of either, tb. '
ynei or me money.
(;iiiL'liaiiis,."ic p-r jil worth 10;.
Uiiigii.iius Sf per ill., Murtli lie
AniHricin SattfeiH, 10c, worth
12 1-V.c to l..
Box, Wash, Suits at one hair of
11 irgains extraordinary in Dress
Goods, ."ic, Kir, 12 l-2r, l.'ic anil
2.1c per janl. all at less than
one-halt former price.
Remnants Summer (ooils at one-
half toriuer price.
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Last week we oficred some
decided bargains in Summer
Goods, which no other house
in the city has yet matched.
This week we can do better
still. Please take notice :
10 Cent Crinkle Ginghams,
Only 5c a Yard.
Come early and be happy.
Parasols this week less than
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