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Dancing Academy,
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Wilmington, Del.
»-SEASON OF—1883
jSTi EMF.S'H CLASS-Monday and Thunt
l<N'k. Monday, Hep*
nenluK-. from *
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lDiK> ASIM llll.liKKN'H ULABS-TIturs
ii* h« it8. commencing Bat*
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niK nn WcdueNday, fctop
•'dock, r<
Ml ra«liloitat>le «tances
n Tenuis, Lancers,
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id all
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H. K. ko BE LEVS
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'ianodc Organ Depot.
ifiH'tun r of Dm- (Vlciirst«-«!
hpier Pianos and Organs,
HaHi'inuitJy III tel up the premises.
p> market street,
Tw hr known hereafter
*P* ers Piano and Organ
^■lllupi-u to I
'"* l , « , »H«' with a full and choice
OCT. 14,
*ïth p|ai„ lk
uni organs by the following
makers : Pianos by
P'SjJ'iAßLKR, N. Y.
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little giant ORGAN,
A,l ' 1 'Iwiy Others.
, ""d flnlsh, aud fülly
i ,ï. /TV* 11 vears, and will be
"lier«' price«.
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«*«• all of his instru
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iH'.hlK 1,1 f hu country. He
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and Other In
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äVj'lu,' .
»»»»ker«, finest Roman
h n.i .1. merchandise, of
I* U*« fine«t stock only.
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726 market
stock at
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ptfili. Î" «»f til.. 1 2®** 1,1 "** Of the most
5® * 11 Perso,,! |.av!' ty m oT New Castle,
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«"—above written "'«i * fori '*"l4. the
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lat, »5 u"! r,lrl **on t 1 !l l ÏJIr" 1 ' du V atte.ted
th( ' act nfh* for " Hepf. j»th, A.
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Hl| öHn K t ol , t i*>j Administrator.
September 29th, 1882. J
Ih Kttiiu *?0e«n Kelly, Admin
miiitv ÏI. Uu ' y f Wilmington
' Ki'ifVu«.-VV Ä8t ' < ** H * B ordered
uutR t r .^bhe Admlnlstra
Mass Meeting !
Wednesday Eve'g,Oct. 18,'82,
Hon. Benj. T. Biggs
Will address the meeting.
Fourth and Market Sts.,
Friday Eve'g, Oct. 20.
AT 8 P. M.
The meeting will be addressed
Issues by
ou State
Citizens of BOTH PARTIES are invited.
A BUHiNKHB meytlUKor the Demoerats of
Christiana Hundred will be held <
Mliclit Rt 7 ©'clock. All
to nr prriM-iit.
^STOCKHOLDERS of Germania ItulMInu
an«l Loan ANHoclailon will |»e held WEDNES
DAY, the 18th, n
(M-tlfi-.lt M. L.
MrHTKhSirriN, Hn-n-ury.
N otick.—new stock in the DIA
payment now out; no«lebt nor pro|M-rtv; Interest
fl per cent; monta eln-up. Call day or «'ivcntiis; at
• ■ •
X ING lie» u appointed Kcjrulator of Weight«
and Measure« in and for New Castle county. State
of Delaware, hereby gives notice, that on and
after MONDAY, October 16th, 1882, he can he
found at hl« residence, No. 1138 1'oplar street,
Wilmington, Del., when' he will regulate an v
weights, measurcH, wale«, balances or other
weighing apparatus that may In- brought to him.
ortt»-d«t-wit Regulator of Weights and M«*s.
N otice —renting and collect
ing RENT» » specialty, by GEORGE C.
M ARI8,fl0l Hlilpley Ht., Real EttUU- Aa«*nt. 9,23-lni
FOR the German American Primary
Hehool to tea«*h the English language. No
knowledge of the GeriUHii
Apply In tli<* handwriting of
the applicant
Wilmington, Del.
TICE tu the printing hmtlue««. Must he
about 16 years of age, have a fair educath
be well rcrommcmlf.l. This Is an «
seldom offert*«! to learn the business
branches. Apply In the handwriting of
applicant to THE J AMKH A WEBB
ocil3-tf Printing and Stationery Company.
In all of It«
F or
FEET long, with shelve« and drawer«, suit
able for shoe or dry goods store. Address G.,
ortl7-ltl Gaaette Ofllce.
JU GINK AND holler In good condition ; will
be sold cheap. GILLESPIE A CO.,
Octl4,tf No. 106 Hhlplcy street. WIL, Del.
100 Acres of Standing Timber.
within one mile of railroad and three miles of
water, and adjacent to other large and flue tracts
of timber land the growth of which Is likewise cn
the market. F«»r particulars as tol«N*atlon. price,
terms, etc., address,
scpt22-d, wA*-lf
A. Roomed hou««*, c<
five hay window« und ull modi'
"i aiid all wa«tc water tin '
1 French; hu«
rn Improvement« ;
del-drained to «ewer
•«, price from i
m ti.aib
riii8«*a«y, Also other Itou««*«, j
68, out). Chance for good I lives
G. A C. TIN DAL, 70l French atreet.
Dwelling house late of Ell Wilson, deceased,
NO. 1002 WASHINGTON STREET, Wilmington.
Terms easy. Apply to
11. N1ELDB, Attorney for Executor,
aug24-emitf-10 826 Market street.
PEACE. . A ,
Mari« Building, No. 101 West Sixth street. Tele
phone call, •
£)RS. J. N. & J. B. HOBENSACK,
Those afflicted with toe effect* of SELF-ABUSE
and MERCURIALIZATION should not hcHltat«*
to consult J. N. A J. B. IIOBENHACK of 206 N.
Second street. Philadelphia, either by mall or bv
person, during the hour* of* a. m to l p. in., and
ô t Advîce B fcee. Whosoever should know his
dttlon and the way to Improve It should rend
receipt ol three-cent stamp.
the whole hook; Church I'alendar; Great Assem
bly Rooms; Titles used In United Btates; Abbre
viations; Rules for Punctuation; Etiquette for
all occasions; Woman's Chances Sf ®* a ( . rr i?F e
from carefully-compiled statistics; loterest. Ins
tance, Area and Population Tables;Llft maxims.
Parliamentary Charts; Business Laws, Rules,
etc • Perpetual Calendar; Domestic and Foreign
Postal Slates; »tamp Dtttjes, Laws, etc. ; llow to
Read Human Nature; Cost of the War; Legal
Halldavs; Language of Flowera. etc., etc., ffne
v«rv eMience of a large library, 1 ' fiOc., uioroeco;
poctetbook style, fl.00, mailed. AGENTS
»• c -"rah* 8 ^. p Ä e .^
Numerous Offenders at the Olty Hall—A
Coat Thiel Tries to Feign Drunkenness
—Whisky's Victims.
On Friday last John Young and William
H. Reed, employed at the Diamond State
Iron Works, hail a misunderstanding about
some work, and on Saturday the latter was
discharged by the former. Upon leaving
the mill at noon Reed approached Young,
and after a few words he struck his old boss
three or four blows with his fist
A warrant was issued for Reed's arrest
aud he was given a hearing before the Mayor
last evening. The case was proven and ad
mitted, Reed tieing fined $3 and costs, which
he paid with the remark, sotto- voce, that If
he had hit harder he would have had some
thing to pay for.
The ease of John Gorraley for illegal
voting, having deposited his ballot at the
City Hall at Little Election in the name of
David McCulllon, was postponed, Harrv
Sharpley, Esq., waiviug a hearing for the
defendant's appearance ut court, bail being
fixed at $500. *
John Gardner for drunkenness and dis
orderly conduct, was fined $1, and James
Karnes for being so drunk that nothing short
of a push cart could get him along, was
given the same amount.
A cape of disorderly eonduct and using
threatening language was settled by the de
fendant paying the costs. The prosecutor
said he did not want to push the man, who
bad never been guilty of any misdemeanor
the head.
TIIIH morning's cases.
John Ward was charged with having
stolen a coat valued at $6 from in front of a
store on Market street near Front. Julius
Cove stated that on Friday ulght last Ward
eaine past his store and took a coat from oil
a dummy standing there. He was seen to
commit the act and was captured by Cove.
The property was returned aud Ward, who
pleaded that he was drunk, was released on
Drouiising to leave towu. Last night
he came up Market street and again stoic
the same coat, he had taken on Friday. He
was detected and William H. Quinn, iu the
absence of an officer, took charge of the
man, who pretended to be drunk as soon as
arrested. George Jacobs went to the as
sistance of Mr. Quinn, and at Third and
Market streets the prisoner became stub
born. Jacobs stepped into the telephone
exchange to send for an officer. In his
absence Quinn, at the solicitation of some
bystanders, released the mau, who was
subsequently arrested and locked up.
George Jacobs, at Front and Market
streets, said Ward had, on two occasions
last Saturday night, attempted to steal a
dress from in front of his store, and on be
ing detected in the act pretended to be
drunk, although sober. Ward, witness
said, was a member of a very bad gang of
sneak thieves aud should be locked up.
The prisoner
James McManus, who has been
drunk for over a week, was fined $3 for
raising a row in bis own household and
threatening to kill his step-son.
Pat. Hcrsey came to the hall iu a push
cart propelled by a policeman, and paid the
usual tariff of ti for such luxury.
Henry Wbltelock and Joseph Jester, who
promised to sign the pledge for five years if
released, were each fined 50 cents for being
held iu $300 to appear at
A Lad'* Peculiar Death Near Kirkwood
Yesterday, While at Work In a Field.
A 16 year old lad, named Willie Cole
scott, the nephew of William II. Colescott,
a farmer living near Kirkwood, was killed
yesterday morning by being
field roller while at work,
yesterday morning the boy was put to work
rolling a field which had been plowed for
wheat, with oxen. His uncle soon left him
as he was familiar with the work. Soon
after that be saw the oxen standing still, but
the boy could not be seen.
Hurrying to the spot, he fouud the boy's
body lyiug just behind the roller, which had
passed over it, mashing it into the soft
ground,and evidently causing instant death.
No bones were broken nor was the spine
The Jury rendered a verdict of accidental
death, Coroner Weldin holding
In the afternoon. The lad was very bright
and intelligent.
ruu over by a
At 9 o'clock
<»f Music.
A Quest!
Assessor Saville, whose singing at the
Republican meeting iu Middletown was so
laughably lampooned by the Middletown
Transcript , says he could not sing any better
at that place because the weather,like editor
Way's head,
had when tlie force of the remark strikes
him. Mr. Saville wants to challenge Mr.
Ogle to a singing match for $1,000 a side,
the money to be donated to the good of the
party whose vocal representation wins. Mr.
Ogle say6 he Is ready.
bald. Mr. Way will feel
Dover Hotels.
Col. W. C. Fountain who has beeu con
ducting the Richardson House at Dover
since Its completion has left that hotel, much
to the regret of many of his friends. His
act is a perfect voluntary one, and he took
misunderstanding with
the owner of the hotel. George A Milling
ton, of Bombay Hook, will take charge of
the Capitol Hotel in January.
account of
A Neat Gift.
Mrs. Richards, wife of Rev. M. A. Rich
ards, of St. Paul's M. E. Church, was pre
sented last evening with a statuette of
Evamreline, by the ladies connected with
the afternoon prayer meetings of the church,
of which Mrs. Richards was the originator.
Miss Mary Crouch made the presentation
speech, alluding to the good work accomp
lished by the meetings.
Democratic Meeting«.
A Democratic mass meeting will be held
in Stanton on Thursday evening to be ad
dressed by Hon. Charles B. Lore, Harry
Sharpley ami John Biggs, Esq. On Satur
day, October 28, a mass meeting will beheld
at Marshallton, at which Hon. T. N. Wil
liams, Harry Sharpley and II. R. Penn bur
ton, Esqs., will speak.
A Damaged Tug.
Yesterday the lug Argus of Philadelphia,
badly damaged by the burning of the nar
row gauge freight sheds, was brought to the
yards of the Pusey «te Jones Company of
this city for repairs. She is injured to the
exteut of $15,000, which is nearly covered
by insurance. Jacob Ridgway is her owner.
Hewing Machine Man Dead.
Edward Clark, of New York, president of
SingerJSewing Machine Company, is dead
and will be buried to-day. The office iu
this city will be closed to-day out of respect
for the dead officer.
Th« New Boot snd Mhoe Store of George
D. Cleland.
The new store of George D. Cleland, 424
Market street, is one of the handsomest in
Wilmington. It is of press brick, two
stories high and of unique finish. It has
two large show windows with the upper
portion of the light« composed of illumi
nated glass in tasty designs. Over the large
double door is a large transom on which is
painted in scrip the proprietor's name,
number and business.
The salesroom is lighted both from the
front and rear, besides receiving the benefit
of a skylight about the centre of the
The shelving is done in the natural wood,
which is oiled and highly finished, the stair
way being of the same style. The walls and
ceilings are perfection in the pape
art. The designs are new, unique
tistie, and the hand painting ol the birds
and flowers is an exceptional
piece of work. The Whole is equalled
by none in the city and was done
by workmen in the employ of 8. R. Ball <te
Co. The floor is covered with an Immense
piece of oil cloth of pretty pattern, laid
by Granville Worrell. Goods In the show
windows will be displayed on shelves of
plate glass resting on nickel-plated stands,
and the windows are arrauged to work
on rollers on tracks.
The private office of the proprietor is
almost at the end of the room to the left
and 1« enclosed by a railing. Large tables
with handsome covers will be used to dis
play flue goods. The rest of the fixtures
will be iu keeping with the general air of
neatness and good taste.
The second floor, used as a trunk room, Is
accessible by a flight of enclosed stairs back
of the office. The building will be thrown
open iu a day or two, and it will pay any
one to make an inspection thereol.
The glazing and painting were done by
•Janie« M. Bryan, and John B. Johnson was
the general builder and
Hl-Centennlal Excursion Tickets — Tlie
Program ior the Parade.
The attractions at the Quaker City during
the celebration of the 200th anniversary of
its founding, will extend over a period of
four days, viz., Tuesday, Wednesday »Thurs
day, aud Friday, October 24th, 25th, 26th,
and 27th.
The first will be the ' Landing Day," with
drill of naval and merchant vessels, and
decoration of river craft ; landing of
William Penn ; procession of City and State
departments, etc. ; $5,000 display of fire
works at Fairmount Park in the evening.
Wednesday—"Trades Day," 20,000 men will
purade in the daytime and represent the
workiugs of the various trades. At night
there will be a procession of great tableaux
on wheels, representing, in the first division,
strikiug scenes in the history of Pennsyl
vania. The second division will illustrate
incidents in the lives of some of the most
noted of the women of history. The third
division will Illustrate the great poem of
India—"The Uamavaua."
"Knights Templars Day" will be Thurs
day, October 26. Besides their parade there
will be a musical festival, a grand regatta
on the Schuylkill, a bicycle meet and review
in Fairmount Park. Frida
"Army and Nary
processions of local and visiting troops to
the number of probably 15,000.
The P., W. »to B. Railroad Company will
sell excursion tickets to Philadelphia and
return on October 23d to 27th, inclusive,
good to return until October 28, inclusive,at
greatly reduced rate s.
The fare from Wilmington will be 75
cents, Brandywine 75 cents, Delaware
Junction 00 cents, Newport 95 cents, Stan
ton $1, Pencader $1.15, Newark $1.20, Hares
Corner 90 cents, -New Castle $1, State Road
$1.10, Bear $1.20, Wilson $1.25, Cooeh$1.30,
Keeney $1.30, Glasgow $1.35, Corbit $1.30,
Keyboid $1.35, Delaware City $1.45.
A Fowl Which Lays Eggs in Assorted
John F. Speek, of No. 305 West Eleventh
street, has a hen he is proud of. She is only
six mouths and u half old, aud has adopted
a unique style in producing eggs. Becom
ing tired of laying (hem in the old monoto
nous manner aud having them all of the
same size or nearly so, this energetic bird
has hit upon a good scheme, by which it
seems almost possible to get egg-laying down
to a science. Now, there is nothing
mean about the fowl, as she gives
full measure every day in the week, and
half the time almost double the amount of
shell, etc., expected by custom aud usage.
The plan of Speck's hen is just this : On
Monday she will drop an egg about the
dimensions of a good-sized turkey's effort,
and then on Tuesday will produce an egg of
the regulation measurement. Then on
Wednesday a laige egg will make its ap
pearance ; on Thursday a small one, and so
on, alternating each day from large
to small. There is no telling what she will
do next, but her owner fully expects that
next week she will begin to have the day of
the week engraved on each egg, a sort of
a voucher, so to speak, of Speck's story.
Samples of* the eggs, however, have been
left at this office, where they will be free for
inspection to those interested in the matter.
r hangers'
will be the
will embrace
He Stuck Mis Head Out—A Coining; Demo
cratic Rally.
•e of the Gazette.]
New Castle, Oct. 17.—J. Whitlock, an
old man, was assisting to unload lumber
from the schooner Ellen Morrison, from
Bangor, Me., consigned to G. E. llukill,
Middletown. While the captain was driving
he stuck his head out
[Special c
a standard in the c
and received a heavy blow front the axe
the forehead, making an ugly gash three
Inches iu length. It is not thought to be
A Democratic mass meeting will be held
In the Opera House, October 18. Messrs.
Stockley and Lore will be present. Ad
dresses will be made by Mr. Lore and other
gentlemen. A brass band will be
for the occasion.
U* S. Court This Morning.
The October term of the Uuited States Cir
cuit Court was opened this morning at 10
o'clock with Judge E. G. Bradford on the
bench. Noue of the cases on the docket
beiug ready for trial the jurors were dis
charged until Wednesday, December 27th.
Two foreigners were naturalized, and at 11
o'clock court was adjounied until 11 o'clock
to-moriow morning, when matters of nat
uralization will be attended to.
Julius Almtner was put under bonds to
keep the peace by Justice Vandegrift last
'Squire Cole held Kate Mclnally in $100
bail for her future good behavior,she having
disturbed the public peace.
A large audit nee was present at the Opera
House last evening and laughed heartily at
tlie presentation of "Baron Rudolph,"
Edward Cassidy request« the Gazette to
state that the account in ySfcterday's issue of
a disturbance between him and his
Windsor Lodge, Sons of St. George, held
a business meeting last night and all reports
were satisfactory. Two deaths occurred
during the year.
ife is
A Mare's Nest In Which Collectors Kyne
and Bedford Figure—The Different
Phases Pat Upon It by True Statements.
The morning <Mgan of to-day makes an
attack on county tax collectors Bedford and
Kyne, citing two cases of "maladministra
tion." The first Instance it gives as follows;
"A few days ago the Rev. Adam Stengle,
pastor of the Union M. E. Church and a
resident of the Third ward, called upon
Collector Bedford to pay his taxes. Mr.
Bedford ran his eye over the list and directly
informed Mr. Stengle that he was a "delin
quent." The latter surprised at the state
ment replied that he had paid his taxes for
1881 ; the collector asked the preacher to show
his receipt, but finally offered to place his
name on the lists. To this Mr.8tengle objected
because he doubted the collector's right to
replace his name. His receipt for 1881 ig
dated October 3, 1881, signed by Bedford
himself and is for $1.80. Mr. Stengle
assured a reporter of the Morning Keton that
he got the receipt iu the office of the collec
tors at 602)4 Market street. There is no
doubt, however, that he was returned as a
delinquent. His name, "Rev. A. 8teugle,"
is the laßt in the column of the letter 8 for
the Third ward, and has $4 put down in the
tax column. That Is, Mr. Stengle paid
Charles H. D. Bedford $1.80 for taxes, and
by order of the Levy Court Mr. Bedford is
allowed $4 more, making In all $5.80 to his
To a Gazette reporter to-day Mr. Bed
ford said that it was not unlikely that be
had received Mr. 8tengle's taxes and yet
marked him off as a delinquent. If so it
was a mere clerical error, which he had a
right to correct on being informed of It.
Mr. Stengle, however, had refused to allow
him to look at the receipt as well as de
clined to allow his uame to be placed upon
the lists, when he had freely offered to do
it. Mr. Stengle states that his name has to
lie attached to it in the tax
marked opposite his name, which is not at
the bottom of the S column, is $400, and
the tax is Just $1.80 for which he professes
to have a receipt. The statement in the
morning organ tends to indicate that Mr.
Bedford on Mr.Stengle's tax has $5.80 to his
credit, that is the $1.80 and the alleged $4,
and that he is lxnefltted by getting a com
mission upon this sum, just as if he had
collected it. This is not the case. Tax col
lectors are " allowed " for delinquents : in
other words,relieved from further trouble in
in collecting, but they get no commission on
what they do not collect.
Mr. Bedford says : "I do not deny that
tax collectors make some mistakes. They
are not infallible. People come up here and
hurry us, and get mad if we don't do thingB
in less than no time, so that it must neces
sarily happen occasionally that wrong names
arç marked off as paid, by mistake. When
ever we notice these errors we correct them.
There Is not a business in which bills which'
have been paid
take. The city tax collectors do it time and
time again. I know instances where we have
marked off property tax as paid by mistake,
and have had to pay it to the Levy Court."
is incorrect. The assessment
scut out again by mis
The other case to which the morning organ
alludes, is that of Charles H. Reed, a heater,
employed by the McCullough Iron Com
pany. Reed says that he called on Collector
Kyne for the purpose of paying his 1882 tax;
that he was told that he was a delinquent for
1881; that he showed a receipt for 1881, and
Mr. Kyne offered to give him a receipt for
1882 on the strength of this one, and that
he (Reed) "concluded to do without it."
The stateineut concludes : "Mr. Reed's
name is among the delinquents for 1881 to
the amount of $2. His tax was 90 cents.
Thus Collector Kyne not only got the 90
cents of actual cash but also credit for $2
more from the county."
Mr. Kyne's statement shows how partizau
and unfair the morning organ is, and it puts
a construction on it that the ignorant writer
of the article will not like to see. The col
lector says : "Mr. Reed came here and
By reference to my
his tax.
wanted to
hooks I found that he has been returned as
a delinquent. Explanation showed that a
mistake had been made. His son George
M. Reed had not paid his tax and the son's
name appearing directly under Charles
II. Reed's name, I had inadvertently and in
haste, marked the tax for 1881 which he
had a receipt for, to bis son The law al
lows us to correct such errors aud I told
hlm I would go to the Clerk of the Peace
aud have the return as a delinquent cor
rected and then take his tax. He was per
fectly satisfied, aud said he was not busy
and would call again and pay the tax. He
also apologized for hot language he had
ußcd before the matter was explained. Now
as to the statement that I was credited by the
Levy Court with 90 cents aud a tax of $2
addition, for which Charles H. Reed is a de
linquent. This statement is false I was
credited with 90 cents, which I had collected
from him but by mistake had given it to his
son. There was no tax of $2. There was an
assessment oi $200 opposite his name, which
he took for the amount of tax aud the
amount of tax on this is 90 cents, which I
had really collected. I shall have the return
of Mr. Reed
a delinquent, of course,
The Weather.
rTo-day's Herald Bulletin.]
Tlie barometric conditions are In a very
unsettled state throughout the country.
Owing to the ra^ld advance of an area of
high pressure over Wyoming and Colorado,
the depression that overlay the districts
west of the Mississippi on Sunday
has contracted very much over the
Lower Missouri Valley, aud there are
indications that it will be completely
divided by this afternoon. The northern
upper lake regions, and northwestward to
Minnesota. The area of high barometer on
the Atlantic coast has not changed very
much, although there were indications
early yesterday of the movement of a de
pression over the ocean. Rain fell
in the lake regions, Middle States,
central valleys and Southwest. Cloudy
weather pievailed along the
coast. Elsewhere it
ture fell in the northwest and remained
nearly stationary in the other districts.
Brisk winds are reported from tlie Missouri
Valley, and from fresh to light in the other
districts. The weather in New' York and its
vicinity to-day will be warm and hazy, or
foggy, followed by increasing cloudiness and
rains. To-morrow promises to be cooler,
cloudy and showery.
the low area extends over the
fair. Thetempera
A. O. U. W.
On invitation of J. B. Askew, Grand
Master Workman, a number of the members
of the Ancient Order United Workingmen
of* this city will go to Baltimore to-night to
attend a special gathering of the lodges In
Read's Hall corner oi Baltimore and Light
i*l Massey.
At Townsend to-morrow evening N. B.
Smithers and George V. Massey, Esq., will
address a Republican meeting.
How It Is Proposed to Have It In Haiti
[Baltimore Day.]
A reporter called at the Chicago beef es
tablishment, on the southwest corner of
Eutaw and Camden streets this morning,
the proprietors of which are Messrs. 8wift
Bros., the great Chicago butchers,
reporter was received by Mr. S. A. Living
ston, the resident manager of the enterprise,
who in answer to questions made the fol
lowing statement : "The Swift Bros., one
of whom is a resident of Chicago and the
other of Boston, recognizing the superior
advantages of Baltimore, her complete rail
road system and terminal facilities, her fast
all-rail line and cheap transportation from
the great West, availed themselves of those
opportunities and established in Baltimore
this great and important enterprise. When
we first opened here early In August our
sales amounted to but four car loads per
week, or 148 cattle, and have
steadily increased until
sell from 14 to 15
week, equal to 550 head of cattle. At
our headquarters in Chicago we are now
slaughtering 1,000 cattle per day, which are
shipped iu our large relrigerator ears to all
the large cities of the East where we have
an established agency At each of these
agencies .a patent refrigerator storehouse is
specially fitted up with all conveniences and
modern appliances for the preservation ol
the meat, which cau be kept fresh aud sweet
for an almost indefinite length of time, as
it is kept at a temperature at about freezing
point from the time the beef is shipped until
it is sold to the numerous butchers, green
groceries and otjiers who are getting it daily
in large quantities from the establishment.
The beef that you see here now was killed
in Chicago three days ago, and is far
superior to any cattle killed here yes
terday and offered for sale to-day. By our
process the meat can be kept a week,
where the home beef will smell in 48 hours
after it is killed,
mouths we used 2,.500 pounds of ice per day
to keep up the required temperature, but
now, as the weather is getting cooler, we
only use 1,500. In cold weather 300 pounds
is sufficient. The beef slaughtered here in
your city is sold by only a few of the
butchers ; in fact, I could not mention the
names of 25 of them who don't purchase
their beef from
and dressing their own meat
car loads per
the summer
in preference to killing
as they have
been doing heretofore, and are now offering
it at much less rates foi
of meat. While but 15
be brought here in
hold from 30 to 40 dressed cattle, saving the
shrinkage in weight incident to a long trip
by rail. It Is claimed that our meat is
better than if brought from Chicago
a superior quality
16 live cattle can
the same car will
the cattle
in perfect
condition when driven to the slaughter
house there, while the fatigue of a long
railway journey always deteriorates the
quality' of the beef." At this point the
scribe was Introduced to Mr. J. A. Flack,
a prominent beef butcher of Lexlngtou
market. That gentleman, when asked as to
the quality and prices of Chicago beef, re
plied Chat he has been selling It from the
start. He says,: "Why, I buy this beef
from 1 )4 to two cents a pound less than 1 can
buy live cattle for at the drove yards. The
recat ia the beat iu the market, an * has the
preference over our home beef. My custo
mers don't want any other but the Chicago
beef. Where I used to make a profit, of $15
or $20 on market days on my own killed
beef, I now make on this beef just three
times the amount of profit, and can afford
to sell at a much low r er figure. Poor
people formerly had to do with one
pound of beef for a family of
eight because the price was too high for
them, but now they can get two pounds for
the same amount of money, and have a finer
and fresher piece of meat. The beef sold by
Messrs. Swift Brothers here, which is dressed
In Chicago, i6 in a splendid condition and
of the fittest quality ; it is cleaner and at less
price than that brought here on the hoof.
As their arrangements are so perfect for
keeping it any length of time there is no
loss, so their facilities are such that they cau
place the most choice beef within the reach
of every one, in fact, at a trifle above the
actual cost. The butchers are all awakeued
to the merits of the house and are purchas
ing daily large quantities of the beef."
During the stay of the reporter there
were at least fiftv butchers in
waiting with their wagons, each buying
several hundred dollars' worth of beef.
Retail prices will soon go down aud uuless
all signs fail the slaughtering of Western
cattle in our Eastern cities will soon be a
thing of the past. The sales of beef per day
at this establishment amount to $2,500. At
present there are one hundred stores estab
lished in various parts of the city where the
sale of Chicago beef is made a specialty.
The reporter stopped in one of these, situ
ated on Camden street near Hanover, and
was surprised to see the great number of
customers going in and out, and purchasing
large quantities of the meat. The sales at
this particular store, which are all by retail,
amount to $350 per day, and on Saturdays
between $900 and $1,000. This store alone
sells forty-seven head of cattle per week.
Preparing; for the National Conference—
Michael Davltt to Speak in Great
Dublin, Oct. 16.—Mr. Davltt, after the
Irish National Conference has been held,
will start on a tour through Great Britain.
He will speak in the large towns. Elaborate
military arrangements have been made at
the Vice-regal Lodge.
Marwood, the hangman, has been threat
ened with assassination if he ev« n
to go to Ireland to perform an execution.
The demand for local self-government in
the program of the National Conference
include the abolition of nomination by the
government to office, and the abolition of
the office of* Lo®d Lieutenant. The Central
Council of the new league will consist of
80 members, 20 of whom will be elected by
county conventions and 10 by the Irish
Parliament party.
The Freeman '« Journal, reviewing the pro
gram of the National Conference, 6ays :
"It is strictly constitutional and parllmen
tary. It is only within the lines of the con
stitution that the battle ol Ireland can now
be effectively fought."
Inspector Morrow left for Kingston to
day, with the steward of the 6hip Gladstone,
to ideutify and bring home Westgate, the
self-confessed murderer of Lord Frederick
Cavendish aud Mr. Burke.
Dublin, Oct. 16. —Michael Davltt, in a
speech at Edgeworthstown, County Long
ford, yesterday, declared that the only thing
that could bring peace to Ireland was recog
nition of the tenant's absolute ownership of
any property in the soil he owned.
Work Is about to lie commenced for the
repair of the broken levees between Mem
phis and Vicksburg.
Since the failure of the greAt iron strike
there has been much dissatisfaction among
the members of the Amalgamated Associa
tion in Pittsburg. The Mechanics' Lodge,
composed of puddlers, is now openly disaf
fected. It has Issued a circular speaking of
the action of the finishers as "cowardly and
cringing," and accusing President Jarrett of
being "vacillating, timorous, derelict of his
duties aud over-sensitive of his peisonal
dignity." He is, therefore, asked to resign,
aud the lodge is trying to induce other lodges
to jolu in this request.
Its Ownership Clearly Proved—Opinion
of the Bar Association Upon the Fatal
St. Louis, Oct. 16. —It was expected that
Colonel Cockrill's counsel would apply for
his release on bail this morning, but the evi
dence taken before the coroner's jury not
being yet written out and therefore not
condition to submit to the Court, aud owing
to the fact that Judge Loughlln is sick,
action in the matter has been deferred until
Wednesday. No charge has yet been made
against Mr. Cockrill, but is understood the
coroner will swear out a warrant very soon.
Frank K. Hurd, Democratic Congressman
from the Toledo, Ohio, district, is here. He
will act as advisory counsel for Colonel
Cockrill. The two are warm friends. It
stated that Emory Storrs of Chicago, will
come here and assist, if not take charge of
the prosecution.
Quite a sensation was created this after
noon by a report that Morris Michael, pawn
broker, of No. 6 North Front street, bad de
clared that the pistol that John M. Mo
Guffln had testified to having taken away
from Colonel Slayback in the shooting
affray at the Foot - Dispatch office last Friday
really belonged to Slay back, add that he
(Michael) bad sold it to him. Dr Frank,
the Coroner, late this evening recalled the
jury that sat on the inquest and summoned
Michael before it, who swore that he iden
tified the weapon as
Colonel Slayback about four mouths ago
aud that it still retained his private trade
mark. This establishes the ownership of
the pistol, about which there has been so
much doubt, aud overthrows that part of
Mr. Clopton's testimony which stated that
Colonel Slayback was not armed.
The Bar Association of the city met to-day
and adopted a long resolution on the death
of ColoHel A. W. Slayback. Alter paying
a glowing tribute to that gentleman's char
acter, ability aud general social qualities it
says: "It is especially incumbent on the bar
not to anticipate the event of a judical in
quiry. A most valuable life has been de
stroyed—a happy hearthstone shattered. In
the midst of one of the largest cities of the
laud a deed of homicide violence has been
perpetrated. Into the circumstances at
tending its commission a searching
investigation will be made, aud if the
homicide be proven to be felonious
boiie and believe the punishineut will
be condign. But it is not our duty here to
determine this question. As lawy
refer it to the law. But passing from the
actual and to us the* as yet unascertained
circumstances of the bloody deed, we feel it
duty t*> protest agaiuet tlie spirit ol
rufffHiiiwui which is abroad, the wanton em
ployment in speech or writing of intem
perate, licentious aud defamatory language,
the resort on frivolous pretexts to deadly
weapous aud the encouragement of a senti
ment which may impel a sensitive spirit to
throw away Ufo iu the alcuiouatraiion that
death is not feared."
he had sold to
The trial of Robert Estell of Freehold,
charged with defrauding a pensioner, was
set for November 14.
A. L. Cooper,money order clerk at Fargo,
Dakota, has been arrested on the charge of
embezzling money order funds.
A prairie fire is reported near Watertown,
Dakota, which is said to be "the worst ever
" in that region. A little girl was
caught by the fire and burned to death.
The trial of Colonel Houghton, Collector
at Perth Amboy, was continued yesterday
before the United States Court at Trenton.
The Government will close its case to-day.
John Black, a well known merchant of
Pekin, Illinois, has disappeared, and is said
to be a defaulter for $15,000, "his relatives
and widows aud orphans" beiug among the
Richurd Gray
fight with George Larkin, in Chicago, on
Saturday night. The cause of the affray
was their attachment to "an attractive
Adam Knapp, City Marshal of New Al
band, Indiana, was shot and mortally
wounded by Samuel Kankiu, of Louisville,
whom he had arrested for drunken conduct
on the streets.
The British ship Bremen, from Liverpool,
ashore on the FaraUon Islands, near
San Francisco, yesterday morning, during a
thick fog, and will probably be a total loss.
The crew were saved.
The printers in the office of the Conntitu
tiou , at Atlanta, Ga., 20 in number, struck
yesterday because of the discharge of two
of their number. The paper, it is thought,
would appear as usual.
Edward Clark, president of the Singer
Manufacturing Company, died in Coopers
town, New York, on Saturday, in the 71st
year of his age. He leaves only one child, a
sou, and an estate estimated at $25,000,000.
The United States steamer Vaudalia and
the Monitor Montauk left Hampton Roads
on Sunday for Philadelphia, but returned
yesterday morning, on account of a heavy
sea, through which the Montauk was unable
to make any headway.
Colonel Thomas Reynolds, for several
years State Pension Agent of Wisconsin,
has been arrested on the charge of forging
pension claims aud defrauding the Govern
ment of $5,000. Reynolds asserts that he is
innocent aud a victim of political persecu
Last Saturday night a number of
known villains attempted to wreck two
freight trains at Zanl station, on the Nor
folk and Western railroad in Virginia.
They placed a number of sills across the
rails, but the obstructions were discovered
iu time.
mortally wounded iu a
It was reported iu Brownsville on Sunday
that the Asiatic cholera had appeared in
Mataraoras, Mexico. A physician of Browns
ville, Dr. Mc.Manus, who is alleged to be
"an excellent authority," says that "none
of the Asiastic typt* Is nearer than Chiapas
aud Tobasco." It will be remembered that
the Mexican authorities recently denied that
the disease in those places w as the Asiatic
The child of the janitor of the Eighth Dis
trict Public School, in Cincinnati, died of
scarlet fever, and
ment of the school building on Sunday.
Thirteen hundred children were exposed to
the infection during last week, but the first
knowledge the public had of the disease was
when health officers weut to the school y«s
buried from the baee
terday to disinfect it.
Secretary Folger resumed his duties in the
Treasury Department yesterday. He denies
a report that he intends to make a political
speech in Albany on Thursday, saying that,
while it is possible he may go to New York
on Wednesday to atteud the sale of the old
post office property, it is not at all certain
he will do so. Postmaster General Howe
has returned to Washington. Commissioner
McFarland of the Geueral Land Office will
leave to-day for Kansas Secretaries Lin
coln and Chandler are back in Washington,

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