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SPRINGFIELD, O., MONDAY EVENING. VTCTSTS, 1887.
WiifliaoTOH. Afi h Ohio
I ariucr. Ulr w earner
Aug. S, 1SS7.
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a line of Boys' Youths' and
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J. M. N1UFFER,
A MILITARY MANEUVER
In 'Which One Officer Loses His Wife and
Another His Commission m the
The I indlaj Telephone C Mutter" uf
Interest from I verjwher. t.ath-
ercd Over ili- lre u
a Hull Pay
BTttir -.snclated Press
Nnv ioi.k. A ub s'iet at We-f
Point luv lost two of it- leading lights, and
In a manner that has set all the gossips'
tongues w ageing It mi be mere!) a co
incid.nce that tliese two went awaj togeth
er. In that clo-e committee known as "the
post" nobod) "would dream of sa)lng"
an tiling about it. but the shake their
heads ominousl) and shrug their shoulders
as If comment were either superfluous or
All Nvause a dashing lieutenant hap
pened to leave b) the same train as the
wife of another lieutenant not ipiito so
dashing ltwas a curious coincidence, and
thatuiajbe all there Is to It. The twain
both belong to niilitar families of renown
The lad) is Mrs. To.ten. the wife of Lieu
tenant John V Totten. assistant insjiector
in tlie department of modern languages,
and a son of t.uu ral Totten. Mrs Totten
is the daughter of John T Townsend. of
New ork. and a sister of the wife of
The gentleman is Lieutenant Darr, son
of General Frauds A Darr. who reeeiltl I
discovered the double life led bj Kissane
out in California. The lieutenant is assis
tant instructor in mllitarv tactics at v e-t
Point, and both lie and Lieutenant Totten
in. rradiiates of West point, Darr Kradu-
ating 111 ls-O. and Totten two jearsmrher
Lieutenant Totttn is not what one mucin
call a ladv's man. while Lieutenant liair
most decidedly is Mrs Totten Is a petite,
plump brunette, full of health and spirit,
hver -line Darr came to the post, in ls5.
the two have been on ver) fnendlj terms
This Intiinarv increased during the pat
imt. if one might Judge from the number
otnotes carried oier b the gentleman's
orderlv with strict Injunctions to place
them in Mrs. Totten's own ha'id- or el-e
bring them back The two men were ,il-
w ho sa that
lieutenant an more, and that idle ludlg- mai uie King -igneu me rai-mmi.ni. mr
nantl refused. marshal of tlie kingdom, accompanied
On -iinda a weelc ago Lieutenant mrr Hi ponce mowing noru. rooe aroim.i me
and Mr Totten droe down to the e-t principal streets of tlie clt and proclaimed
shore deiNit together and left on the 5 the new constitution. the next la
train together for the cit. This started all it was proclaimed in the districts through
THE SOLDIERS OBJECT
In Ihe Kail a) llatiilu (lie National Kn.
Onif vi.o, ug. - Tiif special from
Toi-eka. K- , sas that the refusal of the
Western Fasst nger association to grant the
rate requested hj the transportation coin-iiutt.s-
of the (.rand rm to the national
encampment at St. Louis has had its eff.x-t
0:1 Kansas enthusiasm so far as the St.
Lulls meeting Is concerned I nder sim
ilar circumstances few states can boast
nnre liberal veterans and more enthusiasm
among her old soldiers than Kansas The
refusal of the railroad rate a-ke.1 has cre
ated a great deal of IndinVrtiice. The re
fusal 1- followed b another in refennce to
the Flambeau club. Militarj band, etc. The
letter is as follows
T J ViidiTs.iii Fs 1 . secretary Top. k
Di vu fen. -In rep! to our recent letter
to Sir II C rovMisend. which ha- been
referred to thi- office. I would state that the
entire mat'ir of na enger trathc to tlie
(.rind Ann national encampment at bt.
Louis lias betn carefully considered b the
roads in this association, and the very favor
able rate of one fare for the round trip ap-plu-s
to all alike, aud no better rates can he
made in favor of bands, drum corps etc.,
accompniing Ixidie-sof the G. A. It than
for member- of the Grand Arm them
selves, for whom the rate was especlaliy
made. ours trill) . Jons Ahhoti.
A leading member of the (.rand Army
said toda) that it was foil for Kansas to
endeavor to be represented at bt. Louis
under the circumstances. At the best the
attendance under the pre-int difficulties
would be v en small and the report would
thhn go abroad that Kansas was completely
burned out and that soldiers did not have
enough mone to attend the encampment.
"It would be far better," said he. "for
Kansas to withdraw altogether from the na
tionil encampment and n union this ear
or hold a state reunion. The railroad would
probabl give a one-cent rate toTopeka
and a good state reuuion might be held at
ABOUT A DITCH.
Ille.t Advices from Knlaknuii
Sv Fiivvcisoo, Aug. . The steamer
Zealandia. from Australia and Honolulu,
arnv ed here at about nooiiesterda. bhe
brings Honolulu ad ices to Jul .0. Noth
ing of a startling nature has orcurred since
tlie signing of the constitution b King
V.OOO llnitniK'' -nil Brooght In Court
ii .( ottnt of line.
Andrew .! llaker brought suit on Satur
da, through Win .M. Hiickei. his attorne).
against William nder. claiml'ig S",WW
damages, on aciount of the "willful, un
lawful, wrongful and injurious and negli
gent acts of the defendant" The cause of
action Is the construction of a ditch and
change of a wateicour-e b defendant,
which plaintiff alleges damages him to the
amount claimed. Plaintiff Is tlie owner of
a 7s acre farm. located In Ler
man township, and adjoining a large
tract of Gland on the south
owned b defendant. Part of plaintiffs
land is v er hill and undulated, sloping
a-tward until tin r. noli the banks of .Mad
river, and from time Immemorial and b
r. ason of the natural surfa.ean.1 declivities
of their lands, the dmlnage was through a
water cour-e with a well defined channel.
running across defendant's land to Mad
In 18(52 defendaiiteonstnicted aditch and
changed the course of the water, and ever
since the water has been a cau-eof dis
pule and trouble, the ditch not being of
-utticient capicltv to carr off all thewater.
ami plaintiff - land being overflowed ami
ABOUT THE CITY.
Interesting and Important Local News
Gathered bj Ubiquitous Reporters
of the Republic.
It Hum ! the. KnlElil. "T Trtlili. Mr,
mill Mr- ll kllelil's r ireuell Kiirnl
Itnlitieries The -l.orn (.11. Well
ll.Hlget of I oral fws
THE CHAIR WAS FIXED.
1. 1 i. Km
.1. C.I.e.llv'itlrhesH Tiller t III. Chlrkrn
Oio Htitl I- -.hot at.
On Sunda aftenioon about -I o'clock Mr.
.1. C. Leslie, residing on north Mechanic
strts-t, caught a person who does not live a
hundred miles from his house stealing one
of his chickens. The man had killed the
chicken, and when he saw Mr. Leslie
watching him he threw the chicken Into
the grass and walktsl awav.
About 11 o'clock bunda night Mr. Leslie,
who had retired about two hours before,
heard soineliod walking about the anl
and getting up he started towards the win
dow. He fell over something in the room.
making a big noise, and when he reached
the window he saw a man near his thicken
coop looking up towards the window. The
man was white and was In Ins
shirt sleeves and was bare headed
When Leslie looked out of the window the
fellow rose to his full height and tired a at
him with a revolvtr. Ihe bullet w histled
uncomfortabl close to Mr. Leslie's head,
and h'drew back. The man ran after tiring
the shot and soon disappeared. Mr. Leslie
nil, and it is onl the ko-ijis KsIakaua aI1(1 ,he .lep-irture of ev-Premier ! H 'rack shot linns, If and pledges liim
liat the husband some tune ago, self not to complain if he gets the same
is wife not to receive the da-l.lnc filb f"r "' l aiu1 ,Stat i'1 itl,e df I opportunit to sh.s.t that his assailant did.
LAID TO HEST.
the unfav orable rumors about them Lieu-
tenant Darr - disappearance irom vv est
Point was sudden and unexpecttsi enough
to start no end of talk, apart from the fact
that a nrettv wo nvn left w th htm But I
certain tact- have since come to light whi.h
The llrotlierh.M tl of l.otoinotlve 1- nglnrer
Attt ml the f-uiiernl or the Iite Hllke
The remains of the late Wllke Ilinns
were laid in their lat resting place at F n -
ojt the i-lan.ls. and a tew das later
throughout the other islands of tlie Hawai
ian group. The interests are now centered i olilT on Sunda. He was a Oung man of
in the coining, leition for members of the excelIellt i,ai)lLs, an engiiieerontheLi.il
house of nobles and house of repre-enta- , . , ... . ,, .
tiv.-s The oith re.,uire,l under the new ana. Ioot..ington andWestern rallwav and
-how that it was premeditated so far as lie i constitution is to the effect that he who also a member of the Put-in lia divi-ion
w a-concerned. During the week heomellv , -ufiscribes men to swears lie will "support .oitnelinit:ieriiooiol l.oconiotiver.nglnecrs.
Cleared out his ttnt and sold most of his ef-' the said constitution and laws of said king- The (Ulmrili aervkes were con.luct.sl
fects. Then on baturday he applie.1 tor i d.mi not her. 0 renouncing, but epiessi at the residence of Ills mother, known a
leave of absence, which wa- refuse.1 On reserving all allegiance and citizenship now i the Forrest house, on east High street, at J
Sunday the lieutenant took French leave, owing or held b me." o'clock, and the remains were accompanied
On the 20th ult a meeting was held in
Honolulu that ma prove of some signifi
cant... Itwas a meeting of the native Ha-
waiians for the purpose of nominating tan
:ind the next henrd of him was from New
York, from which he dated his formal res
ignation. Some suggest that Mrs Totten
I.. - ...., f Vjia .w-rf lmt nn OHM spurns to
know definite where she is Of course, didates for the house of nobles and house
itnasonlv hv a -trange coincidence Lieu-, of representatives. Over 300 native sub
tenant Totttn s wife and hisd&siiing I jects were present, among mem being tne
brotlur lieutenant, who had paid her hi acting pa-tor of the church In which the
much attention for over a ear. hapi'nl gatenng was held.
to leav e on the same tram for the same des
tination nd the bab and the bah car
nage went. too.
A MILITARY SENSATION.
Feature, of the Coining Nntl.mnl Kn
. Hinpiii tit nt Clilr i.o.
Cincv.... Ill . Aug.!-. The internation
al nnlltar encampment to be held here
from tk toler 1 to iO promise- to be a grand
success. Kepie-entative iniliUr organiza
ti.ns are eiected from a number of
European nation- The secretan of war
Null, l.ntere.1 by the American Hell Coin
tJi the cemeter b the engineers and nre
men, who made a splendid apearaiice on
this their first time in this city. All the
bos wore a mourning badge and a little
bow of crape on the sieve. The all real
ized that one of their number had gone.an.1
showed a deep feeling of sorrow. There
were about no of the two soci"tles In line,
and the funeral was attenued b man
FiMUJi. Aug. i. baturday fortv bills
of complaint against citizens of Findla
were hied b the American Hell Telle-1
phone company in the I'nited btate- tir-
ei.ll erf-nrf flt TV-ltsto All 111, oiiiiilnliita
aru t-rliil.st fiml .vith tiinl.Md . luuil of ' '
about fift pages. The complaints charge
our citizens with using a certain electric
llou. John T. M irtin aenoii.l III.
HoiJohn I. Martin is a ver sick man,
having been overcome b heat while at
Findla, Wendesday. He was utter pros
trated in tlie morning of that da, but, re
ceiving a telegram from Cincinnati, con
tralto the advice of his phsicians at
he went Wednesda night. While
there he suffered a relapse. Dr. Pender
gra-t was called in and he pronounced Mr
-peaking telephone known as
t1(, I M. a ver sick man. However, he rallied
: ' . . I v..,-,....,.. -. Mh u i- .n-,.i . fcumciemij i oe orougiu nou.e esierua
has orders L nltea&tau-- iniaiur, cavair , ;7 " -" '""'.'"."" ...,,.. morning and he Is now .mite ill at hi- home
and artiller to attend the encampment and
tie w ar ship Michigan w ill retort at fhicago
October 1 It l- probable that the
lainoii- Marine band of Washington
villi le pre. nt. One of the leatures
.f the tncatiipmeiit will lie the
infringes upon the Bell patents and is sub
stantial! the same. The complainants
further ak to have the telephones now In
u-e in this cit delivered up to the Ameri
can Hell Telephone coinpan to be de--trojeJ
or kept in cutod. to pa them for
the time the have Used said telephones,
rule contests which will Include firing at , am to enjoin the people of Fin.llay from
limits bv the I'mted btatca cavalrv Va
tionsl (luanl cavair and Laguna Indian
cavair iiiouut.sl and "on the charge." An
other feature will lie the p rot. clinic dit
pla, which will enitiraie three exhibitl ills
at an expense of Sl.oOO There will be a
inagnincent representation of Niagara
Falls, a tlaming sheet of lire 300 feet long,
tailing from a height of sivtv feet. Sham
battles are lived for October 1. s and 11 re
spective!, under direction of officers of the
regulararmv. There will be a leviathan
hand of l.uoi) piece-which will otliciate at
the dad dre parades and review-. Capt
McC.i-h, a I-ted b lift drum major-, will
conduct the mu-ie- Tlie prize li-t in monev
aggregates S4i.oo One thousand dollars'
worth of badges will be distributed among
fuother use of the Cuslunan instrumenL
Notwithstanding all this formidable law
proceeding the American Cu.lnuan ex
change In this cit is still conducting bus
iness at the old stand, and in conjunction
with the home com pain in Chicago propo-e
to make such a defense as will make the
on west becond street- Mr. Martin's friends
will liesorr to hear of his illness. Xenia
Mr. Martin is a brother of Mr. Hugh
Martin, ard uiasttr of the Hee Line in this
The local Knights of Pthias arrived
home la-t night and this morning from the
encampment at D i ton, delighted with It.
Knights from other cities passed through
the . it in large numbers on Ihe night and
At a busine-s meeting held at the en
canipm. nt it was decided to In. Id a part of
the next meeting of the Fourth regiment.
Uniformed Kink. Knight- of Pthias, in
tin-cit. 'Ihe regiment will meet first in
Da ton on Ma -"J Hi, and then come to
Springfield to take part in the Memorial
ill exeniseson pnl H) This will be a
splendid demonstration to look upon, and
will make the Memoriil da evertlses of
loss among the most extensive ever held
bunda) was the last da of the encamp
ment More people wire on the grounds
than on an .lav previous. Thousands
from the cit went out earl in the fore
noon, man with their lunch baskets pre
pared to sta all da and enjoy the cooling
breezes and pleas mt sights Excursions
from along all the dilferent railroads enter
ing the cit brought thousands of people,
neighbors, friends and relatives of the Sir
Knights. The weather was all that could
be w nhed The day was clear and brlght-
the temperature cool, and a gentle breeze
plaved "hide and go seek" through the
grounds, which had an exlilleratlng tenden
cy, and ever one felt a buojanc of spirits
that was uutabl in contrast with the
languor and lassitude of the early das of
the encampment, when the heat was In
tense and its influence enervating. It was
a large and happy crowd
The large hall w is tilled to hear and en-
jo the religious service-in the foreuoon,
and excellent sen ices of music and wor
ship was carried out. At 4 o'clock, accord
ing to programme, tlie sacred concert took
plate and was largel attended It was an
excellent rendition of sacred music, and
wasenjoed bj ever one.
The principal features of the afternoon
were the grand review and dress parade.
t the sound of the bugle the different regi
ments formed ujion their respective parade
grounds and then mart lied to the brigade
grounds, the open space enclosed b the
racetrack. The brigade was then formed
into the usual military order, and was re
viewed b Urlgadier-general Heinmiller.
Dress parade was held Immediate after
ward, after which each regiment marched
lo their U triers and were dismissed. The
order to break camp was then given. Im
mediate preparations for departure were
made ami the greater portion of the Sir
Knights took trains for the r respective
homes. loda those remaining departed.
and what was Camp Douglass is again only
the I )a) ton rair grounds.
FLAG DD CATION.
Cruel .loke nt Ihe I- rn.
The laugh Is going the rounds on one of
the local hands of tln I mie-toiie street
rt)iii. Frank is a good bellow to the ex
tent of his cerebral pom rs, hut u iture was
not kind to him in the matter of u dive in
telligence, and people wlmdo not know him
are apt to be perplexed at the I ixit) of the
probate authorities in allowing him the
freedom of the cit). Kr ink is not p pular
outside of his own lothes, for his ston)
stare and the extreme lack of expression to
hlsgae, aniio)sagoodiiiuiv ie.ip!e. Added
to this his nmarkable tal. nt forgetting
things hopelesslv twisted and I icrtain
original!! in the matter of spelling which
even the activit) of the pro f read, r doesn't
alwa)s overcome, are apt to prejudice
people, and when Frank approaches a
crowd it is Ilkel) to s. itter in a fatigued
and prostrated condition
The other .lav tins hum in. irrot went up
into Bruce Molfat's otli e on M uu street
Bruce was bus) at the tune with grown up
people who had tome on business, but he
looked up and spoke courteousl as the
self-suspected reporttr tntered and
Inquired his business The ineuta
g)iunast did not repl). but
gazed at Mr. Moffat with an expression m
which the discriminative air of an under
done pie was mingled with the look of wis
dom which characterize-a pint of -kim-
milk. Bruce turned around aud completed
his business, and still tlie new-paer man
did not speak. Suddenl) it occurred to the
newspaper man that he ought to sit down
and rest his brain
private chair at Ills desk, he turned It
around from the table with asv famdiarit
and sat down. The next in-tant there
was a flash of four-gallon feet in
the air. a struggle, a .ll-pairnig cr ami
Whitelaw Held, jun , rolled onto the It xir,
wiping up a Uiutit of tohatco iui-e with
the lapel of his pants It was tli it kind of
a chair. It was of the bucking broncho va
riety, and was hxed for ju-t siuhfre-h peo
ple as this oung man I'lie latt. r, it ma)
be said. Is about as ninth of a success writ
ing up anon) mous lies, obtained from fat,
near-sighted, neighborh.sKl gossips, as he
Is at sitting down on a t'iair.
You ought to hear Bruce Moffat tell about
L It Is worth an excursion an) time.
ami Mrn 11. U ItiM-ktletd Iterelre
lfnnJoiite Present from the Vttmhea
of the Ar. a
l.rivs nil nuaii i.vmini m ii". nn:.i
hotel Sunda) wIiilIi itvn lung naytmrani
illoitiatlutt the esteem and affection in
which the late landlord. Mr. II. L. Kock
held and his Uiarmww wife are held by all
the t mp!o)es of the house, tim-UuiiuaJI.
e rrUm.jt.retfi4. For thp week.
Messrs Frank Weaver and Harry Protz-
man, of the office staff, have lieen
quietly working up a 'presentation
to Mr and Mrs Kockheld as a testimony
of the good feeling existing between all the
people of the house and their late emplo)-
1 csterday 1V- rr- "Tr-tnii. litvli
lacein n very ple-iaut-wa) At 11 o'cloci
Mr. and Mrs Kocktitld were asked to step
Into the dining room a moment, wl.Wr lltev-j
bLrviliirillll'iil the entire force of emploves
of the hotel, both ladies and gentle
men, were assembled. lu tiwir best
Lbib aiul- -tuckers. As the door closed
behind Mr. and Mrs. Kockfield, Mr
Frank Weaver, the head clerk. ' aUVallUell,
Ladies' Gauze Vests
Low Neck, Short Sleeves.
Only 25c. Each.
ondoii-a graimful and-lmvrto llttle-addre..
presented the two gifts which had been se
lected Mr. It'ickfleld's was a Terr-rnmd-
suuwJvnights-TempIar watch charm. bjuuiJ
ttftrtry rrrftrM It-tras--priUfriMtt-UW
geuuemeu iupJoes. Mrs. Kockfield'nwa'
an exquisite Venetian lamp, on a hammered
orass sianu. tuo m m wwini wan
an out-streKned nulfM clawT
Tlie-. . laiiiit-and. 4h- stand
vere peculiarly, .rich la appearance, stand-.
-... it, ing about five feet In height. t"hr-wa
llllivrn.. r . . I
Hl)muiijwiiwunirWinmi ..is iw;it-l
Delu-wa greatly beloTed. The stirprl-e.1
recipients of the presents could illy express
their pleasure, so great was their surprise,
but it was not ditlicult to see that the re-;
membrances wereapprecia'ed and the good'
teellng tney Indicated oordiall) returned
Later on In the day, Mr. and Mrs. Hock
held gavejiuitoia handaom little sp-ead to
all the hotel employes, at-whlch ynUahsV
vlandiauiliuaikeU good-feeling cuUutd.J
Mr. and Mrs Knckheld and son. Will,
left at 10 o'clock this morning for Lake St.
Joseph, in Canada, for a fishing trip. They
return aliout the first of September, and
then return to Springfield to leave for their
future home in California. Happiness at
AT A RIPE OLD AG.
He la 1'leiue.l Willi the Ilemorrrtle Tariff
t'lxnu, mi.l Will Tftke nn Arllie I'nrl In
the Cnnip lign.
Toi ki.. O , Aug. S Frank P. Hurd is
In the citv for the first time since In- defeat
Bell jieople wish they had left Findlav and t at the polls last fall. To the United Press
her telephones alone. The first hearing of
the case will come up at the September
term of the l tilted States court.
STONES AND BOTTLES.
nn Ynn nnnn
To Try Our Great
Everybody Likes It.
Prank H. Cotlentz
Cor. Market and-High Sis.
Wholesale and Retail Dealer In
ALL IDS OF COAL
OFFICE- Spring Street. opposite (.offin
factory lifT 1-outli Market. -pring
field. 0 Telephone An l
Dr.Tevitt E. Custer,
Preservation of naturU teeth by latest ap
proTea melhoda. Mrietly art-clas wort
ai tc. High at., oyer atralcy' Grocery.
llriir.VV.il I itlEntlon.
l'i:n. Aug 8. The agent foi the
drive-well patent are in town, ready to col
lect the S10 ro) alt) on each infringement
on the patent The persons who have wells
of this kind had a meeting at the probate
judge's office, Fnda) afternoon, to consider
whether to pa) the ro) alt) or stand suit.
Mo-t of the farmer-in this section have
paid the ro)altv once to Saunders Hubbell,
who, it is claimed, had authont) to put
down this well in this count) from Mr
Green, the patentee, who was his personal
tnend. No record can lie found of an)
deed having Ix-en r. corded b) Mr Hubbell,
and verv few of the farm, rs have an) re
ceipts from him The) a-k.sl the agent for
one weeks lime to cou-ider me in lit. r.
and adjourned to meet next Fnda), Augn-t
12, at I o clock, at same place.
A VI ir-lial arronl) t.t npew Heme llur-
Till iv. O . Aug. h Late la-t night
Mirshal Hummer arresteil Ldward Hollen
w ider, a drunken bjiumer from near Bttts
v.lle. who was makinga disturbance on the
strts t. After going some di-taiico the pris
oner begged that tlie marshal take oil the
limdcutfs, promising to go along all righL
Tie marshal complei, vv hen the pnsouer
s iddeul) broke and ran. I pon the mar
shal giving chase, the esc.iied prisoner
drew a revolver and fired at him Ihe bul
let pa-stsl through the marshal's clothes
and grazed his side but a few inches from
his heart. The man was captured and
locked up on a charge of shooting with in
tent to kill.
A Minister klofen wltha Mitrrled V nmati
Cinr v..o, Aug. ! A special from Janes
wile, Wis., sas This cit) is in an uproar
of excitement over the elopement of Kev.
D SeiuKiur, pastor of the I E churcli,
and Mrs. Fanii) J. Henr), wife of Mr. J.
A. Henr), .alitor of the .Irons Both par
l es are prominent in -ociet) and religious
circles -e)in ur wasconsiilertsi tlie ablest
Metli.slist preach. r ever in Janesvill.
Mr. Henri has for )ears betn the organist
and a leading mt uilvr of the hurch
Orangemen anl Nittionitlists In.l.lle In
ill! f vst. Aug. S A party of national
ists, member of the order of Foresters,
went to Portnish vesterda) on two special
trams. 'Ihe) were met at the Portnish
station b) a crowd of orangeinen and a
sharp light ensued, bottles and stone- being
u-tsl as missies. All of the decent inhab
itants and the English and American tour
ists w ho happened to be in the tow n took
refuge in houses The dlsturbonce was
linall) quelled b) the police. While re
turning to Belfast the nationalists were
stoned all along the line b) orangeinen,
who had been informed of the riot at
Portnish. Nearl) all the windows of
the trains were broken. The nationalists
rt plied with bottles and pi-tols. A )outh
who was standing on a bridge at Kalh
inone) station when the trains passed was
-hot and has since did. A Presb) tenan
mulish r and a )outh were wounded at
llilljinena When the trains arrived at
Belfast there was further trouble, but the
po'ice MKn restored order.
representative he said: "1 intend to takean
active part in the state campaign this fall,
and shall make a number of speeches
The taritt plank In the democratic plat
form wis an honest declaration of
principles, and one upon which ever)
friend of tariff reform can stand. The
bhernian indorsement amounts to verv lit
tle, and will have no good ffect. so far an
the senator is concerned If it has an) ef
fect at all, it will te to insure a div idol
delegation to the national convention, and
as bhernian has alreail) shown his hand,
his opiMinunt- will lie able to exactl) meas
ure Ins strength before the teat contest
Itr.ltnl .o.intlrel Captured.
Yni M.-row , O, Aug., s Late at
night, December '21. laM, Leander Kr), of
near Merter, Pa, attacked two oung
women and criminal) assaulted Miss Uc
beeca Sn)der. Earl) the same night he
assaulted a 14 )ear-old girl, who die 1 from
her injuries. After hiding for thret la)s
he went west. Photographs were -ent all
over the cuntr). and lie was la-t Fri.la)
identified at Jiffer-on, III., b) Mir-hal ('.
L. Ano Kr) was working on a farm, and
was arre-te.1 Saturda). Con-table D. II
Arnold, of this place, with a requisition
from Harrisburg. Pi., has done to Jeffer
son, and win take fr). aged ::, to Jltrcer.
lid en. for Roth.
Xi w i:h, Aug. b When Sherman
W. Knevels, law partner of President
Arthur, armed from Europe b) the bervia
tmliy. He was met b) the announcement
that his onl) son, Hus-ell W. Knevels, 2
ears old, w as dead. Young Knevels w as
found dead In his bed this morning. He
probabl died from heart disease Mr.
Knevels sr., had been on a rI)ingtnpto
Europe, Surrogate Kollins actompani. d
him. and when he touched the wharf he
w as first told ot the .hath of his mother.
who died inN'ew Hampshireafen da)sago.
XV anted an Inttod.u lion.
Ditkoit. Aug. s. Free I'rc Eaton
Kap'ds special sa)s. Frank Clark w as shot
baturda) night by John Williams, and died
)eshr.la) morning at 5 o'clock. Clark in
sisted on bei it introduced to a )oung
woman with whom Williams attended the
Salvation ami) meeting, but being refused,
he assaulted Williams and was shot Both
men are members of respectable families
and ol general!) quiet dispositions.
Sirs. Cle.el.ii.dat Marlon, Mum.
Ni-w Bi ill onn, Mass., Aug ! Mrs.
Cleveland entertained Collet tor How land,
of this port, at Marion la-t evening. 'Ibis
morning, accompanied b) Mi-s A. L.
Dines and Cuieral and Mrs. Creel, she
att tided the Congregational iliur. h at M i
rion and listened to it sermon b) Kev. John
Fuller, of Medwav. Mrs Cleveland wore
a dark dress with lace sleeves
In tlie afternoon she took a long drive
with hi r L'licle Harmon, returning too late
toatttnd tlie services at the Episcopal
chapel Her non-attendance .aiiseil muc'i
riisipiniiitmnt to the large congregation.
Mr- Clev viand's presence in Marion Is at
tracting a great man) v isitors to tlie place
from neighboring towns.
-kipped With the Or.ml.l.
CiiKA.i.i, Aug b n nfer Mean
Jauie-ville, Minn . -pecial says- (,reat ex
citeoieut ha- been cau-ed hereb) the eloH
mnt of Itev. D Sejmour. pator of tlie M.
E. church, and Mrs. Fannie J Henr), wife
of the editor of the Iryii. The lad) has
fo' ears been the organist and leading
member of the church bhe leaves a hus
band and two children, while Se)iuour de
serts a wife and three children.
Town I'riirtirnlly lleiiioll.hed.
bT Lot i-, Aug 8 Additional advices
from the town of Milbrook, Kas , which
was struck b) a tornado last Ihursda)
evening, are to tlie effect that the place
nine buildings. Including hotels, school
houses, thurches and stores and residences.
being wholl) or nearl) ilt timed. The
losses foot up SOS.ooo. The peojile are In
r. liool Hooks.
The children will soon begin to stack up
with school books, audC. II. Pierce 4 Co. 'a
big -tore will be the popular place, as Is
A ffuentlon of Color
Cmrvi.o Aug, !- A TJiiick special from
Springfield, III., -a)-: S B Turner, ed
itor of the 6tntc Cu)iitf!l. the colored pap r
of this cit). has had arrested the propri
etors of a restaur mt who refu-ed to serve
meals on baturda) to him ami two colons)
friends The warrants were taken out
under the state i v It rights law of lss"
The t.ermin Societies .loin tlie He.l(in In
Iedie ttinra Magnificent (leniiun-Aiuer
The German societies of this city, to
gether with societies from otherfitles, are
having a most enjovable picnic at the Fair
grounds tish). 1 he occasion of the picnic
is the dedicition. by the Hessians, of a
niagnilicent silk flag a German-American
burner with the national colors of Ger
man) on one side and the stan and stripes
of the 1'nited b ates on the other. At
10. SO o'clock this morning the societies
made a ver handsome parade through
tlie streets of the cit). Mr. Conrad
spaiigenliergt r. astride a spanking black
norre, was the grand marshal. Tlie so
cieties taking part in the picnic were the
Hessians, the M em. rchor, the Hivanans,
lla.lens.the Kreger Verein and the Schwab-
Ins. The Big bix and the Cadet bands are
furnishing the inn. t.
In the para le Ihis m innng the societies
were followed b) several carnages, one of
which contained )oung ladles healing the
colors which were to be dedicated. In an
ntht r c.irriage, which was profuse!) decor
ated with fligs, were Mi) or Kelly. Chief
Foster. Jude Young and Clerk Morrill,
mil hi anothtr were Editor Welxelbauin
ind tlie other speakers of the day. The
principal ceremonies of the da) were held
this afternoon at 3 a'clock, when the flag
was for mall) dedicated and speeches were
delivered b Editor Weixeibiiiui and others.
BASE BALL FAVORITES.
Where Some of the Itojs Ire Now Tossing
Hall V hn I se.l to l'lsr In sprinrllrld
Sprinaheld has had spveral great ball
teams o late ears, and it will be of much
int. rest to the public to know where some
of the old favorites are now plalng:
Joe Anlnernnd Tom Sullivan are on the
Tleka (Kan i team, leaders of the West
Faulz is in Ds Moines, Iowa, pla ing
Jack bhoupe i- wilh Scranton, Pa , team
and l- pla)ing great bill.
Milt We-t Is now with the Columbus
Bal Clark i- BrookUn's fav orite catcher.
and bit ve Toole is pitching great ball for
Jun Dan- i- wilh Baltimore.
Dvrrow is on the Akron O , team.
White. -hurt stop Is guirding the short
held with L.uisulle "Kedd)" Matk is
second base on the same team.
George Kiltie i- with the Kalamazoo
lOnin league) team.
Wood, thedaml) right-fielder. Is with the
CanUui ilub He lead the right-lielders In
tlie l'eiiiis)lvania league list )ear.
Baker is with the Toronto, Canada, team.
His old tatcher. Amu- Cross, is with Louis
ville. Tlie Prtkinpaiigh bo)s are at their home
in Kent, O
short)" Barnes is with the .anesvilles.
Camping in the Country.
A joll) put) ot voung men went Into
camp out n. ir b.i)der's woods, northwest
of the tit), biturdi) alteruoon, breaking
tamp this morning The) were ver) com
fortabl) hxed with two large tents, plent)
of straw and bedding and just the most
handsomelv-siipplird larder imaginable.
La-t night was cool and damp, but the
bo)s were perlett!) cos). During Sunda
quite a number of their friends visited the
. imp and enjov oil thtlr comfortable fare
riie camp r vv ere Messrs I. I. McCarty,
Frank Johnson, Mart G. Baird. Stanle)
Young, Tom Green, Jhn Todd and F. II.
Dow nerd, of me-ville.
Death at Lll.worth. Knn.ns .if .1 Former
Reel. lent of This It.
Mr. Kobert Johnson received a telegram
this (Monda) morning from Ellsworth,
Kansas, announcing the death there Sun
day of Mrs. Sarah Smith, common!) known
as "Aunty" Smith The leeea-ed formrl)
lived on east Columbia street, this cit). and
was a resident here for over tweut) )ears.
She was the mother of barih Humphres
and Mattie Smith, and of Charles Hum
phrey, now deceased, once of the old hard
ware firm of Foos X Shepherd, bhe was
also an aunt of Mrs. (tub. rt Johnson and
Mr. Alex. Humplire-, the stov e-dealer
She left Springfield fourteen vears ago, b it
it well remembered b) the ol.Ur reside Is
here. She died at the advaiu ed age of -7,
of the Infirmities superiudmed h) her ad
vanced )ears. She was an active Pre-o)-terlan,
an earnest Christian and, until
leaving the cit), a member of tlie First
The bod) is expetted hire tomorrow
morning, for intern. ent. ami will be con
veyed direct from the depot totheeemeterv,
where services will he coudu-ted by itev.
Dr. I ullerton.
THE OSBORN WELL.
They (let in Some I ne. Ile Work llllring
the Reunion Kr-iilriirr of .1. It. Illn
kle and Sir. eathershire K in- it ked.
Last Thursda), while Mr John K Hm-
kle and family, w ho reside on the Clifton
road a few miles from town, were In Ihe
cit) attending the soldiers' reunion, their
house was robbed b) some unknown thief.
Ihe robber picked the lock on one of the
outside doors and after gaining entrance,
ransacked the hou-e from top to bittom,
unlocking all the drawers and tuning
tops).turve). The thief got awav witha-il
ver watch belonging to Mr. llmkle. a ring
Mattera at a Standstill, Although the Pipe
We understand that the gas pipe for the
streets arrived Tuesda). sa)s the Osborn
I ociif. but so far we have failed to see an)
of it scattered along the streets preparator)
to 1 1) ing It In order to conduct the gas up
into town, where standpipes were to be
erected and the precious stuff was to be
bun.ed da) ami night Ever bo.lv is
anxious to see some disposition made
of it, but so far we are just where
v.e were six or seven weeks ago e have
a hole in the ground from which gis is es
caping in large quantles, and that Is all. A
sUk k company was organized under the
laws of Ohio with a capital stock of 510,
000, in which there are jou shares of 550
each the officers of the compaii) were
elected and meeting after meeting has
Ik en the result; one hundred and for
t) shares have been sold, and now the
compati) are at a standstill with only sixty
shares )et remaining to be disposed of.
which; it seems, tannot be sold here, but
there is no reason wh) they cannot be sold
to out-ide parties if a proper effort is made.
1 he option on Mrs. Tranehant's land ex
pires on August 13th, and as a meeting is
to be held' Mond i) night something will
most likel) be done toward utilizing or dis
posing of the o'l well.
A BL00D-RED NOSE.
4H te SO JL.lmMtnii
-l O Sf .., is
It I. to he Tainted lo the Order of Sot
Plill K Clover, the artist, is going to
Middle Bass to paint a no-e, savs the 0ifo
Jif.ife Journal. There Is an old man who
has charge of the club house at Middle Ba-s
whose nose Is as red as blood, and in his
comical wa) he remarked one evening that
belonging to Mr. Hinkle's iiiot'u r. and i he had been forty ears painting It that
about a dollar In change, winch belonged to I color, being a constant drinker. Ex-Oov-
The thief next v sited tlie house of Mr.
Weathershire, a t. nant on the firm of Mr
James McBeth, of Clifton street, this citv.
and made a big haul. Mr. Weathershire
ha.1 left his mone) In the hou-e and the
robber or robbers stole about Sio and a lot
of silverware. The lo wa- i heal) one for
No clue has been obtained either to the
thieves or to the stolen propert).
! te y light.
Ni vv Yoiik. Aug. s. A prize tight be
tween John Keagin and Thomas Henr)
came off this morning. The men fought
tliirt)-eiglit rounds. The tight, which was
declared a draw, was broken up b) a mob
The scene of the battle w as lift) miles up
the Hudson river.
Serious A( idem.
A man named bhultz fell between the
cars on n fr. ight train on the I. B. .t W.
about J o'tlotk tills afternoon. His right
leg wa-cut olf ju-t abave the ankel. He
was taken to the ollne of Dr. II. C Pearce,
wlitre the leg wa- amputated ju-t below
the knee, lie wa- from Htintsvillc. Ur
baua t lieen.
They Will l.Fi.lili.e .
A party of sports go up near New
Moorefield Wednesda) to have a day's
fishing and get a breath of fresh air. The
party will embrace nViut a dizen )oung
men about tow n and it Is ver) likel) that
they will paint the pure rural country at
mosphere a bright red. The chief features
ot the day will be a race betweedllirr)
Khonemu and Isadore Jlulcihe) for a keg
of beer and one between Polgebtewirt
and Dick Hughes tor a -imil ir stake.
"Hunn)"-mus ought to win the run, sure.
Heath of Mrs llirim -hnffer.
Mrs. Abnm bhalfer, of Medwi),died
suddenly on bunda). bhe had been in ill
health for some time, but was not thought
to be In a dangerous condition She was
out riding on Saturda) and -eeine.1 to be
feeling better than ti-u .1 Sie w is about
35)earsof age and had a large circle of
warm friends who will miss her sad!).
The funeral will take place so ne tlm on
Manager Harry 1-i-her.
Mr. Hirry C Fi-her, the well ktio-vn
base bill manager, who miniged the
Srlngueld team ot lsj, which won t e
Ohio league pennant, arriv e I in the t ity to
day to spend the rest of the summer and
stay through the winter. Win couldn't
Mr. Fisher orgmize us a base lull . lub out
of home talent and giveiisexhibitlon gimes
the rest of tlie season with O'no leigue and
Mr. Fisher, b) the wav, his just become
a father, a handsome little girl beb) having
just arrived. Maiiimaand bib) doing well
A Morning HI ire.
Short!) after 'J o'clotk this m initng an
alarm of fire was turned in from box it,
corner of Main and Center streets. Tl e
fire was an Incipient blaze In the roof of
the Dnscol building occupied b) W. A.
Cr iss's undertaking est ibli-liment and the
Bucke) e Printing comp in) The nre orig
Inated from a deftttive Hue, and was
quickly extinguished b) the ihemical en
gine. Loss ver) slight.
ApprtM i ited.
Mr. John Wren, the reliable dr) good-
man. Is linking a closing ale preparitor)
to moving Into the eleg mt double room on
Market street tint Is now being built for
blui. Mr. Wren lias gained the tonndence
of the large trade win. h he ejj))s and is
alw a) s reliable with his goods and puces.
A few of the bargains he U olpruig anpea
in the advertising columns of this day -issue.
enior Foster, General Hushnell and a num
ber of other prominent gentlemen from
Cleveland, Sandusky, Toledo and other
I places, while basking in the breezes so.ne
, tune ago on the piazza of the club house
I a!d they wanted that nose. The old fellow
I - ild all right, and Mr. Foster sent for
Clover to come and take him. One of the
part) re narked at thetlmethattheno.se
might change color before tlie artist could
come. "Never mind dav'said the jjlly
old iiidulger, "I takes care ob him " The
instructions to Clover are to paint the nose
exa.nl) a-s it is without speciil regard to the
rest of the expression or the prv siognomv .
i and 3i South Limestore St.
Last week we offered 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
I'irston Temple, Who Hruke 9tatloti
llouse, Afaln Hehlnd the Ran.
Officer Furniss arrested Preston Temple
)esterday. Temple broke out of the sta
tion house several weeks ago, and In doing
so smashed some benches and damaged one
of the bick windows. The police have
been lixiklng for him ever since his escape
but he was wise enough to steer clear of
them, remaining nearly all the time in
Da) ton. He returned Saturda) Highland
had scarcely made his appearance on the
streets when he was nailed by Othcer Fur
nKs. Temple's father had said that his
son's escape from the station house had
been "hxed up" or it is not probable that
"Piess" would have returned from Dayton.
The charge of malicious destruction ot
propert) will be placed against him, and it
is extreme!) likel) that he will get a work
Half of the people who travel and the
sensible half wear gray to show no dust
and a reasonable proportion of that half
make the gra) a light silk instead of wool
en or in combination with the wool for
comfort and tooluess's sake.
.1 liet It rddlng.
On Siturda) evening, August 0, Mr.
Julius Jenkins and Miss Annie Heatt) were
married b) tlie v. Thomas Collett at the
bt Paul M. K Parsonage. Tlie congratu
lations of man) friends are extended to the
The nre Indeed I
Starke) X btowden are THE boot and
shoe men of Springfield. They sell the
best goods for the least money, and lead the
It H. oung Retires from the Cedirvllle
A change in proprietors of the Cedamlle
JicniMjias taken place this week, though
not)et announced publicly. Mr. AI Wi
nans, of this cit), who has been connected
with the office for some time with Editor
Young, has leased the office from Mr. In in.
the owner, on a trial until the 1st of Octo
ber if he is successful aud Is satisfied
that he can make it "go."' he will take up
his abode permanently in the village. Mr.
oung has been connetted with the tir
l'ru. at Springfield, and onl) spent one da)
euh week in Cedamlle. so that Mr. Wi
nans has had almost entire control and un
derstands the business. Xenia Uttzttte.
Nicely Arranged for Comfort.
"I)')e observe the da)s are gettin'
shorter, Pat'" asked a Center street Hiber
nian )esterday of a Boler street friend.
"Faith, I have," was the repl). "Aid
It has set mo to thinkln' fwat a noice ar
rangement It is, too. Sure, if the da)s
were as long m winter as the) are in sum-
nri. ncu nccie to ueaiu. woman t we
The other was impressed bv the force . f
On Satunia) afternoon and night the
following arrests wire made: John Case)
and Tom Curtis, drunk and disorder!);
Tom Curtis, drunk; John Giralds, disorder
ly, and William Watzell, disorderly. On
Sunday the following named were station
housed: George Vanderburg, dl-or.lerli;
Will Hane), on a warrant, and John F.
NOR SCHEMING AT
a good sample of September
Sunday at St. Iul.
Twent) -four probationers were admitted
to full membership in the St Paul M. E.
churcli )esterda) morning. Much Interest
was manifested In the congregation through
the entire sen ice.
At the evening sen ice -Miss Jessie Wolfe
sang, in a manner seldom excelled, tne
fivonte h)mn, "One Sweetly Solemn
Thought." The pastor's sermon, on "Tne
art oi mscriininatltig Between Good and
Evil," was heard with marked attention b)
a very full congregation.
Major J. W. Moorison Is said to be the
handsomest man In camp. Dayton Jonr
tiuf K. ot V. Notes.
10 BLACK'S 0PEBA HOUSE.