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VOL. XXXIII NO. 267.
SPEmGFIELD, O., THURSDAY EVENING NOVEMBER 10. 1887.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Wmbikotom. Xov. 9 Ohio:
Slightly cooler, lair weather.
November 9, 1887. J
Lintrg Blows His Head Half Off with a
Fulminating Gap, and Dies This
A candidate lor the English
raruament once was wont to
"electioneer" by greeting
voters with "Overjoyed to see
you, my dear fellow. You are
looking well ; but what a
shocking bad hat you have.
Here, take this five pound
note and get a new one."
NOT AT THE WHEN.
Those voters didn't get
their hats at The When, for
no one could say, "what a
1 IT. 1 1 .it
snocKing Daa nat ot any
head covering that came Irom
Nor would it take five
pounds, nor yet five dollars,
to get a good hat there. Low
NOT LIKE CLOTHING.
We do not manufacture
hats as we do the clothing we
sell, and hence cannot offer
you the same advantage. But
we can and do offer you the
advantage which comes from
our purchase of vast stocks of
hats for many stores. Hence
you can buy the same hat
cheaper of us than anywhere
else in this market.
Try us for all that is going
in hats and c'othes.
25 and 27 West Main Street
GotKroor Ogleaby Will Decide Tody
Sentence of Spit Flelden nnil
Hchwab May be Commoted to
ImprUonmrnt for Life.
Glace Cherries, French ; Glace
- Apricets, Freach ; Crystal
led Strawberries, French.
Crystalized Cherries. French.
Layer Ondarft Raisin, Cit
ron, Lemon Pwl, Orange
F'd, French Prune, Flea,
Ciirrantu, Peeled Peaches,
Uupeeled Pi-ache, Apricots,
llickberien, Pitted Cher
Tie?, California Almods, Tar
Tuuon Almonds, Buckwheat
- Flour, Cape Cod Cranberries',
JERSEY SWEET POTATOES,
Cocoa Xuts Spanish Onions,
Maiusa jrap-s, Jamaica
Orang , Street Cider, Hom
iny, llonimy Grits, Beaas.
Tim flunst lot ot Crackers in
the city. The nbne goods
.are all new and fresh.
. M. I F f
J. T. TUTTLE
64 SOUTH LIMESTONE.
Hew Fall Goods.
Xew Bnckwheit Floor, Sew Sweet
Cid-r.M ipJe JtoIaep, HoBPj,Sew
X rk -el.liirge,ftnd enem,New
'm!11 h, xira fine. New Canned
a-d F.ta cratid Frails, Jerwj
Sn eel Potatoes.
TEAS A SPECIALTY
GEO. I. DIEHL,
;s axd ;s east main st.
2 MANTELS, S5
Zsr, BLINDS, cs3
OIL CLOTHS, 5
55 BIRD CAGES, S3
FINE CUT AND FITJQ.
lnoomparmbly the) Bast.
By the Associated Press.
Chicago, Nov. 10. 9 a. m. Louis
Lingg, the bomb-maker, has just commit
ted suicide in his cell in jail. He ended Ills
lift by meaus of a fulminating cap. He
held the cap in his mouth and lit it with a
candle, which was burning in his cell. The
explosion was the first warning tlin jail
people had. The guard, seeing him with
the candle in his hand, supposed be was
lighting a cigar. From the effects of the
e i plosion, half of his head was torn ana-.
Immediately after the explosion. Deputy
U'Xiel put his head in Llngg's cell, which
was completely enveloped in smoke. There
he found the young anarchist, lying on his
back, with great holes in his head, from
which the blood was rushing in
torrents. He was at once carried
into the jail oilice and placed
on the table. He was still breathing faint
ly, and while Dr. Gray was examining him
he coughed slightly, and the blood again
poured forth from the terrible wounds and
from his mouth and nose. The physician
said tho man could only lire an hour or so
at tnot, and that he expected his death
every minute. At 10 o'clock he was still
All day yesterday it was thought that
Lingg acted differently from usual. Tues
day night he gave out his "farewell ad
dress" which was written for the Alarm,
Parsons's old paper. In It he recited at
length his grievance and closed as follows:
'ow with a last and earnest farewell to all
friends and comrades and with final w ishes
for their prosperity I close in view of a cer
tainty that I shall never hae a chance of
seeing you again. My beloved comrades,
with an earnest and hearty wish for your
future success in life, your comrade, 'lloch
fsioxEt Louis I.isgo.
Yesterday Lingg asked if his sweat-heart,
Edna Muller, had gone to Springfield, and
he was told that she had remarked that If
he could Aave seen her, be would have told
her to stay at home.
O'N'eil, one jf the guards who remained
on duty before Lingg's cell, throughout the
day, declared that Lingg was the coolest
man in the Cook county jail. He wast cry
pale, but bis appetite was gooi and he slept
Arrangements Brine Made for the Hanc
lnE f tlio Anarchist. How Sheriff
Chicago, Xov. 10. All is quiet about
the City building, and little excitement Is
felt over the new phases arising In the An
archists' caes. The mayor and police are
silent regarding their intentions, but say
they are ready for anything which may oc
cur. Chief Kbersold said that he had men
ou guard at the telegaph department and at
various other places which he did not care
to mention. He has held various confer
ences with Major Itoclie, but on what sub
ject could not be learned.
The police are tery reticient as to their
plans and movements, for the reason, they
claim, that their intentions might be de
feated If exposed. They express every
confidence in themseltes, however, and
state that they feel fully able to cope with
anything which may transpire. Mayor
Koche said, when spoken to In regard to his
part in the matter of keeping order, that he
linrl ..,)t.r iiiilllii tt aljv .l.t .1...
uaia infilling, cimmiaiij w uu wuu lua
question, but he had ordered the heads of
the departments to report to him events
as tuey irauspireu. lie uiougui mat ll uia
not behoove him to express any opinion
upon the question, as it might have an effect
on the people not Intended. He was kept
aware, however, pf passing events, and
would do all in his power to preserve order.
Sheriff Matson said that If he did not hear
from the governor by tonight he would begin
arrangements for the execution.
"Jailer Koltz and deputies, whom 1 have
not yet selected, will adjust the nooses, and
1 will be present to superintend the whole.
while a force of deputy sheriffs, police and
bailiffs will be in readiness to render any
assistance necessary, he said. "As provid
ed in the statutes of this state I will swear
in a jury of twelve, two of whom must be
pht sicians, to view the bodies. They and
the lawt ers in the case and the press rep
resentatives, will be the only ones allowed
to witness the execution. The "1'osey
count' reporters and 'patent Inside' fakirs
w ill not be allowed in, and a small army
of these country press gentlemen who have
requested passes will be disappointed, and
only the representatives of the Chicago
press and the big dailies in other large cities
will be the luckvor unlucky ones, just as
you please to put it."
The sheriff is evidently not pleased with
the prospect of the ghastly business before
him, and he looked as solemn as a Domini
can monk during the time he was giving
the details of the nerve-destroying prepa
rations. Hut the sheriff has plenty of
American pluck. Is far from being chicken
hearted, and will do his duty without flinch
ing. Lingg, the condemned bomb-maker, has
written a manifesto which he Intended to
be published after his death, but which has
fallen into the hands of the reporters. In
it he says he realized fully that he and the
other condemned men could have been
saed If they had asked clemency, but he
believed that the working classes would be
best served by their death. Unless labor
ing people get their rights bv legislation.
he sajs. retolutlonis not far distant. The
hanging of the condemned may be regard
ed as murder, and in that case it will the
sooner result in the overthrowing of the
tyranUof capital and monopoly.
Of the Vote of Springfield City and Clark Ceunty, Novem
ber 8, 1887. J
110 FOR COLUMBUS.
STe - aa a "?
So. a 33 3
s o P'.
A GOOD INTERCESSOR.
Srmsr.vtKU). fils., Xov. 10. Intense
excitement prevails here ver the crisis In
the all-absorbing anarchist casev The gov
ernor closeted himself In his office and re
fuses to see anyone. Action of some kind
is expected at any hour. A messenger just
hurried to the mansion with the intelli
gence of Lingg'e suicide. The governor is
said to have abstained from 11 expression
of surprise or horror at the news.
It Is confidentially believed here that the
Governor will today commute the sentences
of Fielden, Spies and Schwab to imprison
ment for life, or varying terms, or else
grant a temporary respite to the condemned
A letter from August Spies was gUen to
the governor, this morning, in which he
bes the governor not to permit the seven
fold legal murder, but. If there mast be
life taken. i let him die Instead of the
otliers. Be says he makes this offer in the
interest ofjliumanity and progress; re-asserts
his innocence, but says public sentiment is
so warped that it seems impossible for the
governor to do otherwise than take some
The jailor looked into the cell
and on the floor found the shell of the ful
minating cap. The sheriff said there had
undoubtedly been dynamite in It The ex
plosion was terrific It startled the offi
cials, who thought it was a bomb, the noise
was so great
The shell was so small as to have allowed
the smuggling of It into the jail without
LISGO NOT DEAD AT 10:15.
At 10:15 Dr. Gray made further exami
nation and found that the tissues of the
throat neck and front of the jaw had been
torn away. He administered stimulants,
but they failed to rouse the man; yet the
doctor states now that there Is a faint pos
sibility that Lingg may yet live. Mr. Grin
nell says that In case he lives until tomor
row a stay of execution for him at least-
will be granted.
Mr. Hunt appeared before Judge Baker
at 10 o'clock and ciade a formal application
for a writ inquiring into Llngg's sanity,
and was refused.
Lingg was still conscious at 1 o'clock,
and presented a horrible sight It is said
that he may linger some days or weeks,
and may get well.
Captain Black called to see Lingg, and
Line g nodded to the question as to whether
he knew him.
At 2:15 p. m. Lingg was thought to be
fast sinking. The doctor says he will die
At 2:50 p. m. Lingg died.
THE GOVEUNOIt'9 DECISION.
Si'iungfeld, HI., Nov. 10. Governor
Oglcby is now writing his decision in the
1 nio.i- .,
Nine Bandit Hbot.
Galveston. Tex., Nov. 10. The-Vcic'
MaUmoras special says: Nine of the ban
dits captured by the militia, up the river,
have been executed.
Ne Jury CommiMlon.
Chicago, Nov. 10. The latest election
returns show that the jury commission was
defeated by a small majority.
Try Wheldon 4 Merrill for coal.
Juilpe Garj Aika for m Commutation of
Chicago, Xov. 10. Judge Gary has
written a letter to Governor Oglesby, ask
ing for the commutation of Fielden's sen
tence. State Attnrnev Grinnell. Mr. In
gram, and Judges Tuthill and Jamiesou in
dorsed it '
xr. MeCoah RealgM.
Fhinceton, N. J., Nov. 10. Dr.. Mo
Cosh has resigned the presidency Of Pnnce
tou college. " J'
THE OFFICIAL COUNT.
Forakcr1! Plurality In the County Is S.301
aOalnorSOOUrer His Laat Election
tn- Plurality 2.015.
official count of the votes cast in
Clark county at the election on Tuesday,
November 8. was conducted last night by
County Clerk J. U. Kabbitts, as
sisted by Deputies Cushlng and
Claypool, in the presence of
J ustlces Stout and Breckenrldge. The offi
cial count does not materially change the
results git en in the city papers. Foraker's
total vote is 6,309, Powell's 4,068, giving
Foraker a plurality of 2,301, in the county.
This is a gain for Foraker of 300 votes
oer those cast in Clark county at his elec
tion two years ago, when his majority was
just 2,001. It is also a gain 1.3SG over the
tote last fall, when the republican majority
In the coimtv was but 915.
"mlir-'- " ' i j i'Teari.r
The largest vote received by any county
officer was polled for Captain S. A. Todd,
county recorder. His vote was 6,397 28
The prohibition tote at this election was
900, a failing off of bO as compared with the
vote for Leonard in 1SS5, and a gain of 115
as compared with the vote last fall.
The total labor vote was 1,249, which is by
far the largest vote ever polled for a state
officer in this county, by a labor party.
OFFICIAL COUNT OF THE EIGHTH WARD
At noon today City Clerk Shewalter and
Major Kelly opened and officially counted
the tote for councilman In the Eighth ward.
It is as follows: Laybourn, :U3; Grimmer,
160; Wells. 168. Groves, 24. Layboum's
THE "Y'S" ANNUAL.
A Very Intcrentlnc Proa-ramme to be Ren
dered Tomorrow Night at Temperance
The Yiuiug Woman's Christian Temper
ance union, better known as the "Y's" of
this city, recently completed the first yeur
or its existence, and tomorrow etening will
hold a public annual meeting. The organ
isation is coniosed of a band of devoted
young ladies who deserve to receive the
fullest supiwrt and countenance from the
public. The exercises will consist of re
ports of the officers, recitations, music, etc
The programme is as follows :
Prayer ..... -Iter. JoK-ph Kyle.
Music ColleKe Quartette
KeciUtlon .. - Miss Ilrllr Nott
Secretary's Keport. Miss Hall Sharp
Trrasurer's Keport Miss Cora Fish
Piano Solo Miso May Beck
Select Keaiiing Miss Alice noses
President's Address .Miss Louise Smith
Music . Colleee Quartette
Closing Remarks Rev. Joseph Kyle
Charles Minnich was fined S5 and costs
In the police court yesterday afternoon for
disorderly conduct, and Jacob Gintling got
S10 and costs for being drunk and disorder
ly. John Stewart, also drunk and disor
derly, was given 85 and costs. Henry
Ayrrs. charged with loitering, and Frank
Wlllett. charged with resisting officers, were
It Proved a Canard.
A wide-spread rumor prevailed about the
streets last night and this morning, to the
effect that friends of the anarchists had
blown up the Chicago jail. It was a base
less canard, but it gave the telegraph peo
ple and reporters lots of work answering
in the negative, both by telephone and ver
bally. The ladles of the First Baptist church
will hold a social this evening In the church
parlors, corner Market sad Miller ttrMU.
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The Buckeye Olnb to Attend the Inaugu
ration, as a Uniformed Corps, Drilled
Like a Regiment.
Enlhuslaulc Mertinc Lnut Mclit The
Republican Ladita Asked to Do
nate A It.inner C'fingratulut
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Notwithstanding that etertbody was al
most tired outworked out or jelled out,
the meeting of the Buckeye club last night
was a rouser of the kind that j 011 sometimes
read about It was attended byfullvsoo
enthuslastic rejiublicans and members and
was little ei'e than one long lute-feast and
jubilation oter the magnificent tictory.
which the club had been so prominently In
strumental in bringing about.
President Ata Hatch occupied the chair,
and the rest of the officers were In their
places. It was resolved by a unanimous
vote of the club to go to Columbus in Janu
ary to attend and taku part in the inaugu
ration of Got emor Foraker. A resolution
was passed Instructinir-Marsliri .1 r-i.ri,;.
'jjMjiowayiomeei witn the club reirularly
Hfatm now on and drill them in such militurt
attics as will contribute to their handsome
apearance In the inauguration parade
Te club will be divided by Marshal Hollo
y Into compames and put through
the paces, ltecruiting stations wei .11.
feeted to be placed nt Kidder's resr.-inrn
Msd Hollowat's litrrv stable nflW ti.
oojeci or an mis is to make the club into a
ntformed corps which will make an ap-
pwiaui-a uiui ui opniigneiii. ioone
wlU be allowed to enter into the uniform
Mrps without proenring a hat and badge,
the) Insignia of the corps.
TF. M. Rockel. esi , presented a resolu
tion that the following greeting bn sent to
Governor Foraker. It was adopted with a
Mr.tl.f. Harris and Mm. S. . Conwrll
Married at the Renidence uf Jlr.ll.h.
A notable wedding occurred this ( Thurs
day) morning at 9 o'clock, at the resilience
or Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Jefferies, No. 170
south Jfarket street, the contracting parties
wing Mrs. S. V. Conweil. of Xenia. and
Mr. B. F. Harris, of Champaign. 111.
The ceremony was performed by the
Kev. William Lynch, of MansMd, Alle
gheny county. Pa., brother-in-law of the
bride, assisted by the Kev. A. N. Spahr. of
Trinity M. E. church, Xenia. Mr. Fred
Conweil. a son of the hri.ip. ami fi 1 .,1,.
scurries, were me attendants.
Tl.a ....I .1. r
uc imiiuiBui me jenenes noma were
oeauiuuiiy. but not latishly, deroratnl
with Iotely pot and cut tlowers. and the
ceremony was beautiful and deeply impressive.
After Mr. and Mrs. Harris had received
the congratulations of the assembled E,iets
they led the way to the dining room, tt here
a must inviung wedding breakfast had been
laid, and to which all did ampb- justice.
The bride was a resident of Xenia,where
sue i.a.1 nt ni ior many ears. For set eral
years she has been a valued teacher in the
public schools of that citv. ami sIim is ir.i
and honored by all who know her. She I
in every wav a most rharminir imi -xi
Mr. Harris, the eroom. is a wi.l(,t.r
perhaps 60 years of age. He is a fine look
ng old gentleman and is a prominent man
In the community in which he lives. He is
a heat y stock farmer and banker and Is
one of the wealthiest men of Champaign
48 AXD 50 LWE T05EST.
Hat e now open a r ull Line or
Indies' Onilfwi rara cr..t
rail les'Satiu Skirts, black 1
LhiJiCS' Cloth SLIrfa Its
anil diiiet 8tvlM.
Jiauien' Flannel Skirtx.
Ladies' White KnitSkirtii.
ladies' Strf pen Flaaiiel Skirts
from $1.00: also,
Skirting Flannels, nlat. .j
Kmbroidf red Skirting Flatwel,
vnioiru null WJIIIP, fUM
othnr desirabl" er0ds.
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Spiiimieiei.ii, O., Nov. 3. iss
fOvernor Joseph I! Foraker. Columbus.
Hease acceDt the roiiL'raiiilntlfin nr 11,.
ekeyeciub of Sprinsheld, Ohio, upon
Mm result of your brilliant canvass iind jour
taaemticent ticton on beinir re-el-s'tt-d r.
or of Ohio by so larse a pluraht j ; and
pnuit us to rejoice witn you 111 this eranil
datjonstration In fatorof pure, unadiilte
ntod republicanism. J. J. Sm deii,
Sec. Buckeye Club.
The resolution was sent to His Excel
ley this morning. The adoption of the
resolution brought out some short but tis
It was decidel to rennpst Uia n.nnh!i..
atafcsof Spiinslield to assist in getting up
K tanner for the club to carry in the proces-
enei anu which would Do the permanent
MBertyof theclub. A committee consist
Wt;of James Foley, chairman, J. 1J. Ha-
Ban and'W 111. M. Kockel. was annnintMl
work up the matter.
I CRAND OPtHA HOUSE.
MKinlth Kuel lu "Hewltrlifd" "Bea
I coa I.lElit"fe,it Monday MKht.
The plot of Sol Smith Kussell's new play,
"Stwltched," in which he will be seen at
eWlirand next Saturday etenin;. refers to
iamulet which some one has brought
tttm India, and which canses every one
WM touches It to do exactly what they do
at want to do." Mr. HusseU takes the part
of a Kood young man, and in the course of
ttaa gets the amulet in his shoe. No one
eaa't Imagine the amount of tun that fol-
l-ABJH 3"e. the humorist, who Is a personal
menu 01 jir. nnsseii, writes to Mr. Kidder,
the author of "Bewitched." as follows:
Dear Mn. Kiddeii: I am tnrv nmr-i.
obliged to you for kindly sendinu me Mr.
Russell's P."S I have alwavs been a invt
admirer of hnnboth personallt-and tiro-'
fesslonally, and it tickles me very much to
know that he reads mi siuiule et inni-lifnl
I am glad tournewrliv "llewitcheil-'
Is so successful, and hore to .im it soon.
The reason I've never bee,, iver to Uock
staders Is that I've been busier than the
man who has agreed to deliter the address
at a couaty fair, and also has to exhibit a
prize bull and act as ludze of uatchwnrk-
ouilts at the same time. In other words.
In trying to keep house.
i ours truly.
Seats can be secured atllairis's.
That new picturesque, romantic play.
Beacon Lights." will be nroilucrd at the
Grand next Monday etening. It Is one of
the most powerful melo-draraas recentlv
produced, and Its sentiment anneals di
rectly to one's best nature. The Chicaeo
Journal sajsof it:
It proved to be a melo-drama. the scenes of
which are laid in the region of the Mo
Grande, and jet it is happily detoidof
those blood and thunder elements which
are generally considered essential to border
plats. The piece has been well constructed,
and has a romantic, interestiuir and well
detined plot The nielo-draiiiatic portions
are delicate without beinir oter-sentimental,
and the cemedy is clean and bright ai.d not
overdone. The principal scene beins laid
in a mining camp in the tropics git .-. .1 halo
ot picturesqueness and an attractite ro
mance to the whole performance. Taken
altogether, "Beacon Lights" is one of the
best, most realistic and beautiful plats of
its class eter presented in Chicago, and its
reception last eveninc was flittering and
deserving. The company Is one of unusual
excellence, containing seteral people who
have won prominence and distinction ou
the stage. ,-
Secure your scats at Harris's.
Among those In attendance at the wed
ding were Mr. and Mrs. I). I Jelleries.
Mr. and Mrs. U. H. Harris of Champ ugn,
IIL, Mr. and Mrs. James Trader and daugh
ter of Xenia, Mrs. Schlnicb and daughters
Misses May and Ida of Zanesvllle. Kev.
William Ljnch and wife. Iter. A. N. Spahr
aim wiie, juss Lulu .lelferies, Mr. Kre
umweii, jir. uiiarles Jeffenes, and 3Ir.
Mr. and Mrs. Harris left at 10:20 o'clock-
tia the Tan Ilandl fnniiMir h.ma i
Fnitk& Sllnahan and llnrtm:in, Mnrc.in
Jt Co Bid on the Market Spare setters.
The bids for the two sewers to be con
structed on Market space, one on each side
of the city building, were opened at noon
today by City Clerk Shewalter and City
Engineer Moler. Three minutes before the
time expired for the admission of bids,
only one bid was in. but almost at the last
minute Mr. (J. C. r unk. appeared and put
in a bid for Funk fc Minahan. The bids
were as follows :
Funk A Minahan- 1,103 feet of lS-inch
sewer pipe, 83.50 per foot; "Y" branches,
SI each; man-holes, S10 each: toncrete, :0
cents per yard;totalS4.'J12 50.
Haitman. Morgan & Co. 1,10." feet of 18-
iuch setter pipe, S3 50 per foot; "Y"
branches, 54 each; man-holes, S30 acu;con-
crete. S3 50 per sard; total Si! 277.50.
The bid of Funk A Minahan is Si.Wi
lower than that of Hartman, Mnrgaiwt Co.
After dinner the city clerk rtceitedan
Informal bid from W. H. Chilcote, of Dnt-
ton, of S3,J67.50. It was too late, of
course, but was in such an irregular form
that its admission would hate been impossi
The bids will be considered by coucc.I on
The Elks Hold an Knthuslaiitic Meeting;
Despite the heavy rain last night, the
members of Sprlnglield lodge. No 51, It. 1'.
O., turned out in good force, and a t igorous
meeting was held. The exalted ruler ap
pointed II. H. Tv uer and K. B. Foitz. in
ner guards. Two candidates for member
ship were proposed. The regular commu
nication of next week was hxed for Thurs
day. November 17, on account of entertain
ments in Dow opera nouses tt eunesday
evening. There will probably be' three Ini
tiations on Thursday evening, the new
administration certainly begins auspicious!"
and promises to be highly successful.
I Mr. Charles W. Constantino left last
night, via the Bee Line, for New York.
TheftreatSTaiicliteroritie Innocents lit.
The law against the killing of quail ex
pired at midnight Wednesday, and today
shotguns are banging all oter the country,
and by this evening plenty of quails will te
on sale In the game markets.
The fall quails are reported more abun
dant in Clark county than for many j cars.
and sport promises to be excellent. Ktery
sportsman (and a good many who are
not sportsmen) who could get
away from his business today. Is in the
field enjoying his first day's hunt Last
night Slack & Sons store, which Is the
headquarters for all sorts of sporting ap
pliances, was crowded with customers un
til a late hour, all preparing to take the
held this morning. During a part of the
eteuineltwas impossible to get waitrd
upon for half an hour, so great was the
This morning a party consisting of Fens
Farrell, John Klnnane, Gus Hibsch-
inan. Joe I'inneo, B. O. Elifritz. Up
cm 1 1 at ami uicic Jiay. went out to the
1.11m ui jir. rarreus orouier-ln-Utv, near
Jlooredeld. where thev are uassinir the d.tv
quail shooting. They were given a big din
ner by the gentleman whom thevtisited
l'olice Clerk Morrill and Officers I'otee and
Wilson are also hunting today.
CLARK COUNTY TAXES.
Auditor Service's Abstract of IhrTtlt Du
plicateAn Interesting showing.
Auditor Sert iss has Just completed his
abstract of the tax duplicate of Clark coun
ty for 1SS7. "The report has been delayed
about one month on account of the tax com
mission difficulty. The abstract glres'the
rates of taxation for state" purposes, and the
amount of taxes let led in the seteral town
ships. The footings are as follow 3:
Acres of land, exclusive of town and ci'y
lot", 250,958; value of same, 310,718,540;
vtli' of real estate in cities and towns.
S10 4 3,740; value ot chattel proieity.Sll,
40O.U40; total value of all taxable prore ty
in the county, S32.5SS.22U; taluein ItsO,
S32.442.6!. a gain of S145.5C4.
Total tax to be raised tor state purposes,
$94,503 81; total for county and local pur
poses (except dog tax), S453.297.63; total
for all, including delinquent tax-s, S56j,
203.20; total In 1SS5, 3541 :U4 27; Increase,
S.W.'-SS.oi; dog tat, S2.87J.
The total school fund raised by local
taxes for the city of Springfield school dis
trict (which includes portions of Spring
held and Mooreheld towashiDS outside the
city) is 550,178.40.
The total valuation of taxable property
by townships U as follows :
Bethel, S2.088.533; German. Sl.2S9.S0S;
Greene, 31.312,802; Harmony. Sl.70t.S57;
Mad Hirer, Sl.552.13rt; MooreDeId.Sl.579,
rt)S; Madison, S1,942,SS5; Pike, 51,357.750;
IMeasant. S1.249.1SS; Spiingfield. 32.759.-
975; City of Springdeld. S15. 773.617.
Grand total, S32,5SS,229.
BULLY FOR TIM.
The T.!ttemhall Sj.tem. ,
Springfield to the front once mora f w
are to hate a District Telesranh ...
hlfenng in ma.iy respects from that of any
other city. A new and thnmmrhl r.tt.M
call-box has been designed especially for
SprhmfielcL Mr. Tattershall, of the Dis
trict Telegraph Company, has visited other
cities with a view to perfecting our owa
system, and as a result of his investiga
tions, has had a call-lwx made embracing
the latent improvements. The new boxes
are to be placed in residences, stores.
offices, etc., and by means of them yon eaa
instantly e ill a messenger, jour physician,
and any kind of vehicle vou mav nana
. I such as your buirirr. carriain maw ha.
I 'a?H-W.1.rmt irii- .vvruu.-.....- .T &
. c- -". m.w. KIW.n l-MZUM. Emt 3W.A--
I United State". Adams or American hum .
wagon, etc The "doctor call" is especiaUT '&
'... i-uic ui suuiiu'iiiing your uocior wilar
out loss of time and just when it is neeea
sarj' to save time. Any family having mm
of these boxes in their bouse, can send a
signal to the District Telegraph office for
their doctor; the doctor is at once notlfted
and the family so informed by messenger.
For further Information call at 43 South
Mr. Liddj'ii Admirable Recnrd In Hie
Seventh Ward AnlniiueuseKepoblitau
Without detracting one iota from tl e
credit which is due the republicans of
Springfield and Clark county for the splen
did victory which they hate just attained.
the Repuhlic cannot forbear making spe
cial mention of the work done by Mr. Tim
othy Liddy, member of the republican cen
tral committee from the Set entli ward. In
ordinary language. Mr. Liddy is a bustler
from some distance up the gulch. The
ward is usually hopelessly demo
cratic, but on this election the
handsome, persistent and effective
work done by Mr. Liddy stands out with
unmistakable plainness. In 1SS0. for sec
retary of state, the ward gaveMcBride 590.
Uobiuson 380 a democratic plurality of
210. This year it gate Foraxer 35ti and
1'otveII 359 a democratic plurality of only
three votes! How is that for a record! A
republican gain of 207 in twelve months,
and very much of the credit for the change
is due to Mr. Liddy.
Tim was at one time a democrat, but
upon his conversion turned all his enthu
siasm, intelligence and force the other way.
Hurrah for Tim Liddy:
WHAT BECOMES OF THEM.
General Scnrrity of Freight Gars One
Thousand Naur Bee lane Cars tlone.
The scarcity of cars is becoming a very
perplexing question, and the present era of
prosperity in railroad business indicates
that ere many weeks a genuine car famine
will prevail. The motvment of freight,
both east-bound and west-bound, is phe
nomenal and the railroads are putting all
available equipment into service. The Bee
Line is short a large number of cars in its
orders and the shortage is increasing each
day. The Bee Line recently added 1.000
cars to its equipment, but the agents are at
a loss to know what became of them. The
same complaint is made on other roails.
While the equipment is constantly being in
creased there is no material capacity gained.
The interchange of cars on the various rail
way systems becomes more extensive each
year, and equipment handled by foreign
roads is often detained while the road
presses its own cars into service. The man
who can devise a way of keeping cars with
in the easy grasp of a railroad company
will make a bigger fortune than by invent
ing 1.000 couplers.
Don't Mies It.
The Ladles' Aid society of the First Bap
tist church will give a social In the church
parlors, tbls eveninc.
FOR EVERYBODY, AT
g-VgalHll ggggggHgalafl '
Only the Best Beef, IrttM .
Lamb, Vee! and Perk ftr
Wm. Grant's Sons
16 E. High St
PRIVATE BOARDING NOOSE
Ths Out, Flrst-rliu Hoes of tab Ua4
la the HIT.
ROOMS EN SUITE OR SINGLE
Xo.llSK W. Main. N. X. Corner Factory.
UATKS:-1 to SJ1.SO per day: aael
1 .50. S.1 and SMS per week.
No. 33 XT. JKFITERSOX STREET,
SPRINGFIELD, - - OHIO. ,
wanted A fewtrntclasa gestlemea
bcuirJers; good, nrst-clasi table board;
Kood rooms, and m tact, every accoauio
dilloa to make home pleasant. We have ,
In connection sood park and ill eonvea
lences ot a first -lass house. The house ta
situated In center ot a park and convea
lent to all depots, also postofflce and tele
-,V. A. GROSS & CO., J
AND ZMBALNIRS, J
1 West Main Street. Old Drtscoll BaHdlac r
Springfield. O. Office open day and algM. 3
Telephone Xo.3D. 3
m . a. uuu.
Residence over Office.
1U S. Factory
Or. Frank C. Raiyu,
arvanrpay m 110.-IM1
l'e1alatteotloa erven ta
Dr. Levitt E. Custw,
Preservation ot natural teeth by
proved meuou. stnewy an!
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