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' VOLUME XXV-NUMRRR MB '
I rick to CiiK'li ?ole? lor
The advocate* ol (.'Imrlwluii oughtt
be a*liaraed of Ihciuwlvw for Hinting lbs
atory ahout Mr. (larrcll, of Die Baltliiior
A Ohio road, tiujlng ?I> We?t Vlrginl
"deferred certificate!," weing that mi
certificate! kwl' on declining in jirlce. I
Miylxxlv teliefed tint Mr. Garrett waa
liu/er of aaid cerlilicatea, and that the
truultj ever l? worth anything to liin
when I jo light, the cerlilicatea would not h
. ...i i -? .43 ...l. m it.
n uni^oii me uiamcv ai -14 uuinuu tu
dollar. As the member from Lineal
would ?ay,tho story is "loo rotten thin.
It in a trick of tho Charleston corner lc
men tu rcaro people into voting to pu
money in their pockets. Anybody wh
tliinkfi the certificate* a good purchas
can net bushels of them in New Yor!
and Baltimore for 5 cents on the dollai
Tile Ueglster and the Capita
<|U<VNtiOll. ^
Those who are inclined at this time t<
pay heed to the arguments of the Wheel
in# lieguter on the Capital question in fa
vor of Charleston, should ponder the fol
lowing editorial from it* columns uijaini
Charleston, written in the fall of 187'
when the Capital was already located a
Charleston, and when, if the present argu
merits of that pa|>er are valid, it shouli
by all means have remained there. Ho*
an editor could have ever held sucl
opinions ns the following, and yet to-da;
11/ ho ilatly in their face?how, in othc
woruH, a paper couiu no cuiupieieiy uou
ble on its tracks as the Register bus don<
id one of those problems that in ay wel
puzzle the readers of that paper to solve
Here is what it said when it was engage
in the business of convicing the publi
that the Capital should be removed irot
Charleston :
"The principal reasons why the Capita
should at once he removed from Charles
(on may be briefly Hummed up as follow
"It is remote from the most populou
fiortlon of the State; the people who ai
Qcommoded outnumber by more thai
123,000 those who are supposed to be ac
cjuimodatcd thereby.
"itisreuiote from the wealth and bus
no4n interests of the State, the people wh
are incommoded paying more than two
thirds of the State taxes, or more thai
twice as much as is paid by those wh
are supposed to bo accommodated by th
present location.
"Communications between Charlestoi
and the most populous and Healthy poi
lion of the State is slow, dilllcult an
expensive, especially during the winte
season, and as the result of this, the peo
plo are unable to exert upon the legujn
live hodv that influence which their it:
t?re*u demand, and the legislators ar
unable to maintain that intercourse wit
their constituents which is necessary fo
the enactment of wholesome laws."
All of Lho above argument* in favor t
removing the Capital from Charlesto
the llegitler substantially reaffirmed lai
winter, when the hill whioh pawed, un
which we are to vote on, waa pending hi
foro the Legislature. The Register i
that time oppoaed Charleston?showc
that it was an unfit place for the Capita
showed that there was no material oul
oomo in the place even if the G'apiti
should be relocated there; showed, als<
that if the bill passed the people woul
vote for Clarksburg. And yet despite a
this record against Charleston, and nftc
proclaiming to the world in the mo.<
unequivocal terms that it wax not a f
place for the Capital of the State, th
Register now comes out and swallon
everything it ever said on the subject an
cills upon tho people of the State to vol
for Charleston.
The Register may fancy that the peop
of Wheeling can be led by the nose o
this question wherever and whenever il
editor may choose to change, nccordir
I to his views of what may ho his interes
lor the tune beu% hut we opine unit i
this fancv lie in reckoning without li
host, and that on the 7th of August 1
will fuul tlint hi* following In thin con
miinity on the Capital question id of tl
most meagre character.
Neighborhood \ohn.
It ia Haiti that public opinion over i
St.Clairaville in much against Rev. Ale:
ander for the absurd way in which 1
coniluctcd himself last Sunday night i
the course of his comments on yout
Johnston's temperance address.
It pains ua to learn that Dr. Todd, <
Bridgeport, actually awore a few "cu
wordti" when superintending the McC
inaa-Duvall inquest, the other day. E
lost his temper over a suggestion or tn
i made by Whitney. It was in this fran
of mind, no doubt, that he wrote h
| phlogistic screed about the Wheeling r
porters.
Osborne, the llenwood depot eatii
house man, ia thinking of leaning tl
Centennial Hotel at Bellaire.
The B. & 0. road ia nearly threo weel
' behind in paying employes. Thin ia
. blunder at a time like the present, win
the stock of the company in ao senaiti
'? i'uuiii; ujmiiiuii.
The Bellaire Independent expresses I
apprehension lliat if work should be
progress on the Tuscarawas road and i
RelUire A Southwestern Narrow Qaiif
in October next Belmont county may j
Democratic. It says that "the gran
trains are heavily Democratic."
Tho Barueflville EnterprUc opposes t
suggestion of an early local mornh
train to Bellairo and Wheeling. It sect
to apprehend loss of trade to Barnesvil!
The Commissioners of Belmont coun
have determined to submit the questt
of purchasing ground and building
home for the indigent children of t
county. About'flfty such children n
in the County InQrmary. The Bellai
Independent takes the ground that tb
might not to be associated withpaupe
l.ycnrgns Austin, real estate agent
Hrllair*. mlvnrtiiiM 10 shares of stock
tin* Mounibviile Rolling Mill for mile ai
bargain.
An old timer named Bradnbatr, wl
Uft ellaburg 44 yearn ago, and who
no* ? banker in Detroit, writei to tl
"miId that the lirot railroad he ever
? exhibited in the Court Houm ya
'? 1820-7. "It waa a iittlo oval trac
*"b a little locomotive and a two>aeaU
"rriige. They charged a bit lor
many rounuu." Ana now, ne says, to
, think that we have over 70,000 miles of
. railroads.
Sheriff Curtis, of Brooke county, givex
notice that he is prepared to redeem
0 numbera 7, 8 and 0 of the $600 series of
t Railroad bonds issued in 1871, and that
e said bonds will cease to bear interest after
a September 1st.
1 W. H. Anderson is a candidate for SuI
perintendent of Schools in Brooke couna
ty. A Normal Institute for teachers
jr commences July 23d, at Wellsburg, under
a his charge.
e The population of Belmont county is
e computed at 50,000. Over one-third of it
n live in townn and village*. flellaire ha*
" 7,000, Barneaville 3,500, Martin'a Ferry
.1 finnn IMitoonnrL 1 Rno Nl rinimv'illfl '
it 1,200, Morristown 500, Weat Wheeling |
0 600, and Flushing 400. There are aev- ]
e eral other smaller placed. The assessed !
k valuation of the county la $21,475,074. |
Captain W. II. Wallace, a member of |
the City Council of Steubenville, has pro- i
! ferred charges againat Myetf and Mat- 1
* lack,the two rowdf members who raised j
such a row the other night, and asks that ,
they be tried for di (graceful and disorderly
conduct, and, if found guilty, expelled
^ from Council. Hi* first specification is ,
j as follows: ,
, 1st specilication?In that they did use
to each other ungentlemanlv and diaor* i
* derly language during a session of Coun- :
1 cil held June 10,1877, calling each other :
v liars and unking demonstrations of en- i
[, gaging in ? brutnl tight, then and there.
f M trslmll county is to vole on the 7th 1
' of August whether bonds to the amount (
..t sicrkAA .1..II I... : ?.i f__ .1 1
_ ui <j>iu,irvu oiiiiii nc inpiicu tur in ; ui |>ux?
, of building mi iron bridge across Firth
[ crcek and another across Dig Wheeling
( crcek.
(j Uen. Gofl* and John Bituel, of Clarks- ,
c burg, will addrem the peoplo of Marshall
a at Moundsville on Monday next, on tho
Capital quealion.
j One of the inducement* to become a
i- base ball player is shown by the following
r. item in theSteubenville Gazelle of Thurs!?
day:
"In the gamo Yesterday between the
, Athletics and the Wellsburga the catcher
of the WelUhurg club had hi* hand split
. between the fore and middle fingers with
a red hot ball from (lie pitcher. It is a
very severe wound, the ile>*h being cut
j clear into the bone."
() The FIollow Hock Camp Meeting Assoe
ciation, of .Steubenville, by its attorney,
went to Cadiz last week, and procured
? from Judge Patrick a temporary injuncil
tion tu prohibit the representatives of the
r Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. James
'* 8. Bracken, Presiding Elder of the SteuI*
benville District, and Rev. J. Q. A. Mil*
u ler, minister in chargo of Sloans and
li Somerset circuits, from holding a campr
meeting on said Hollow Rock camp
ground during the present year.
n P. W. & KY. RAILROAD.
a
d
c Letter from dipt. .tlcLnre .Nlioivin?
if* Advantage* to Ohio
aiul llrookc CoiiiitieM.
d
1;
, ,IIno ? Letter from liugineer
. Itoeker Shotting H'luit it
Will t'ONt to FinlNh it
nt Till* Tluio.
u
" (lfrpublialieJfroiu the IXTKLLlORNcict of Jane <Wh
'r ami 7ih, i.y request, for tho Information of
^ voters.)
CAIT. m'lurk'd lktter.
Wheeling, June g.
Editors Intellljiencer:
rB It ha* often been asked if the I\ W. A
d Ky. road can be made a paying road
c when completed under the proponed arrangement
made known to our people
through the newspapers. I believe, as
'e well a.-f other* who are willing to put
n their money into it, that it will pay, and
pay well. I will endeavor to give Home
of the reasons for my belief.
* In the first place, the short-line road
in but 21 miles long. It will start from
in its passenger and freight Htatiou in this
i? city, which will be not over two blocks
from the business portion of the city,
and run out of the corporation without
11" hindrance to the crowing of it street or
te alley, and continuing along the river
front oi our county and of lirooke county
theSteuhenville Bridge with the P. (J. &
St. L. K. 11, by means of which road it
al will connect with all parts of the west
i- and east. It will he 25 miles shorter to
,e Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New York
than any other line, and will make shortIn
er time than any rival route. The present
time table by the C. & P. road from
Bridgeport is 4 hours and 30 minutes to
0j Pittsburgh. The time allowed from
Wheeling to Bridgeport by street
M cars will average from 15 to 30
o* minutes, making tl?e tiuio from Wheeling
[e to Pittsburgh by the C. & P. R. It. from
ro four and three-quarters to live hours. By
way of the new line the time would not
)c exceed two hours and thirty minutes.
19 This time allows one hour to the east end
e- of the Steubenville Bridge, a distance of
24 miles, and one hour and twenty rninutes
from there to Pittsburgh, over a
? road mostly double-tracked and having
1,e steel rails, and running three passenger
trains through to Pittsburgh and New
York on quick time, making the time
ii from the city of Wheeling to Pittsburgh
and the East two hours and thirty rnin
hi?o mtuiici mail ujr nuj uiUCf lliuw.
vc By reason of this advantage this route
will carry all the travel from Wheeling
to Pittsburgh and the East. I will also
. say that this road will draw travel from
10 the Ohio side for Pittsburgh and the East,
lie The saving of time nnd car expense to
? Bridgeport will certainly be sufficient
reason to insure all our own travel. We
B mav look for travel from the Central
c' Ohio line. Wheeling will thus become
more of a point to start from than it is
he noW*
Again, all the travel that now comes
'8 over the B. & O. road from Grafton,
na Clarksburg, Parkersburg and other points
le. bound for Pittsburgh, nnd that now
stops mostly at Bellaire, will of course
come to Wheeling and take this route.
on Furthermore, all the travel bound for
* Hteubenville, Pittsburgh and the East
ho that comes up the river by our Parkersiro
burg and Cincinnati packets will come to
Wheeling and take this short route In*
stead of stopping off at Bellaire.
ey These aro Borne of the many reasons
ra. why the P., W. & Ky road will do the
at large sharo of the passenger business
. from our city, and I hardly think any of
,n these can be controverted.
t a As regards freights, there are sufficient
reasons why moat of the freight bound to
and from the city of Wheeling from the
. East and Northwest should pass over this
" road. The fact of there being a bridge
be directly at the end of this road, connectw
ing so cloaely with the P. 0. & St. L. road,
j will enable freights to be carried in closer
, couipeimon wim lue ?. ? uivibiuiih.
* The difference in dlitance it but Utile anil
Id i< fully mule up In eaiier griulw. We
8o believe that all iron ore from Clerelanil
V >>'v
can be crossed morejcheaplr at theBteu.
benville bridge and brought down this
road to the mills than by way of Bellaire,
and thenco up the B. & 0. to Wheeling.
The same thing is true of the shipment of
nails or an/ other freights from our city
bj these roads. It is certainlv conceded '
that all Connellsville coke will come by
this route. The transportation by wagon
of all these freights from the other side of
the river to this side costs from 50 cents
to one dollar per ton each way. This tax
on our manufacturers will be saved, and
thus increase our advantages as a manuluring
center.
The Ohio river freights by boats will
be brought to this city, as it will be the
purpose of thia road to build a track
down to the river for the purpose of
transferring freight to and from boats.
The steamboat* will much prefer bringing
their shipping freight to Wheeling
ilirect rather than stopping at Bellaire,
us they now do. This point ends their I
trip, and coming here direct relieves the
present detention at Bellaire, which is
jften a matter of hours. Their Pittsburgh
freight will reach its destination j
by a shorter line and in quicker time
man m oreeeni. l'or inese reasons and
athera which I could advanre, I cannot n
?ee why iho P. W. & Ky. road will not 1m?
\ good paying lino outride of the great
advantages to the people along the line
r>fthe road, and especially to the people
of Wheeling. 1
It in important to hear in mind that
the investment in the P., W. A Ky. Hailroad,
when completed under the proposed
reorganization, will only ho $180,000.
We will have, in other words, a road 25 1
miles long at the rate of nay $7,200 per
mile. Thin, an every one knows, in a
merely nominal price an compared with t
the general cost of railroad*, or a* com- )
pared with what (Ii'h road has actually t
coat, if we count the original stock. The u
Uleveland A Pittsburgh road, counting t
double and Hide trackage, has about 300 a
miles of line. This mileage, divided into c
its capital stock and funded debt ($16,488,- 4
402 65) shows a cost of about $55,000 I
per mile. And yet on this immen?e|cost c
that road earns and pays 7 per cent divi- (
dends in quarterly payments of 1} per )
cent. In order to pay 7 per cent on its i
stock and funded debt it has to earn con- 1
siderably over a million dollars net, t
while in order to pay 7 par cent on the
?180,000 invested in the P. W. & Ky.
rutin me uuiu|iun/ win uniy neeu 10 earn
$1*2,000 net. The littlo road running {
from Washington, I'a., to Pittsburgh (j
earned nearly three times thin amonnt in (
1875, according lo the tablo of earning* t
reported in the last number of I'ooi'd (|
Manual of Kuilroadi*. ^
It in well known that the line of thix
road paiwefl through an excelleut coal 1
region. The coal not only abound* in
the hi lit* hut underlies thin road and the ?1
bed of the river for many mi Ion through ?1
Ohio and Urooke counties Thin coal c
hiw superior qualitie* for manufacturing f
purpoM'H, and can be easily and cheaply <i
obtained. There are many valuable nile'n v
along the road where coal can be had for *
manufacturing purported of all kinds. In c
my judgment the P. W. A Ky. will be the (
only additional road we can ever expect e
to eet for our manufacturing interesta in i
this city. 1 would ask any one to point c
out any unooccupied territory in any lo- ?
cality in this city or county which can ?
give the required facilities for coal and t
railroad transportation for mnnufactur- i
ing purposes. There is no such territory t
except upon the line of this road. And
thin 15 a point that I deem of more im- (
portance to our counties and city than i
all other advantages combined. t
Again, it in Haid to me by leading men i
of Hancock county, "You htiild your i
road, and in than twelve months we I
will meet you with a narrow gauge from t
our county, winch will give Wheeling
direct trade with Hancock." This trade
I look upon an of great importance to J
our merchants and manufacturer. i
In order to make this subscription j
more clearly understood letmesny that r
if our people elect, by voting this nub- t
scription.on the 7th of August, it will ^
give our county, in addition to the mort- t
gage bonds, 1,900 shares of the capital t
stock in this road, which I believe will j
in a very short time pay dividends. 1
am entirely confident that the interest j
upon these bonds will be promptly paid, i
Voters should bear in mind that these <
bonds are a first and only mortgage on
the road and that the county will get
them at 00 cents on the dollar. This
price will only require the connty to f
make her obligations for $45{000 in order ]
to purchase the $60,000 of railroad bonds, t
which amount we believe the county can i
place at (! per cent clear of tax, par
value. While the county will thus only
pay 6 per cent she will almost certainly
receive 7 per cent clear of tax on $50,000,
thus making a difference in her favour
annually of $800.
In order to show what the probable
cost of completing the road will be at this
time I herewith append the estimate of
Mr. Becker{ Chief Engineer of the Pittsburgh
Cincinnati /i St. Louis road, to
which I ask the caveful attention of all
readers.
lu view of these and other facts, I desire
to ask the voters of Ohio county
whether a Bound policy of economy does
not call upon them to avail themselves at
the coming election, on the 7th of August,
of the opportunity to take $60,000 of the
bonds to be issued by the Company for
the completion of the P. W .& Kv. road.
John Me Luke.
EKOlNKKIt UECKEK'H LKTTKK
OoLUMiiud, O., June 5, 18877.
(Xiitt. John McLure:
Your letter of thelsUinat. and now*paper
giving account of P. W. & Ky. K.
It. affairs, are both received. 1 did not
understand from your letter that you desired
me to make an examination of the
nroxent condition of tlio road bod. And I
will therefore base my estimate upon the
supposition that no material changed
have taken place Binco my last report of
May 1,1870, anil that any additional deterioration
will be compensated by the
reduced prices of labor and materials.
Assuming then {that the cost of repair*
ingand completing the,road bed ready for
the track remains the name as last year,
the estimated cost of finishing the entire
line of the P. \V. & Ky. It. It. from Steubenville
bridge to Wheeling will be ns
fellows:
ORAD1SO AND URIDUINII.
For ri>|t?lrlnjt of toad-Unl and completion
of unfinUhcd grading and brtdftInc.
u per detailed report of May 1,
1&7I.....C. - 5 I'JWO O0
TRACK SUrKtSTKUCTUIlg.
2,1.10 tona S3 lb Iron ralli for 24.2 mile* of
malu track, delivered at SteubenTllle
lirldgo at |SS per ton t 80 910 OO
219,515 ItM angle bare for Joints at 2^c.M 4,768 41
48,lb* track bolts at S330 1,557 81
127 650 lb. railroad aplkra at 3.191 25
60,500 CTOH Ilea at 40c 24,200 00
34,074 Verona nut locke at |? per 1,001. 851 W
Track laying, 2L2 mile* at |3C0 7,2 W 00 l
lkllutlng 24.2 utiles at $3W 8.470 CO ]
Blxty road croanlngi at 18 480 00
D SPOTS, STATIONS AND S1DI TRACKS. (
One ulle aids track divided between P.
C. A Hu l,. junction, Croaa Creek,
Welliburg, tibort Creek and Wheel- I
Ins 5,800 00 ,
Teu Irofli and awltchca complete at 165.. 950 00 ,
Demi hullillnm f. OOO 00
Turn-tattle at Wheeling 1,COO 00 |
Kngln* bouae at Wheeling 1,200 00 ,
Two water - atatlons 1,600 03
Engineering and conUngancioa. 2,'At 17
Tutal coit? ?
1 sincerely hope that yon are now in a
fair way of reaching the consummation
of thin enterprise, and I trust that nothing
will occur to prevent its completion
before the end of the present season.
If you desire to have an examination I
made of the line, I will take an early op- i
portunity of doing so. Very truly, i
? m'Bick,b* j
BY TELEGRAPH
ASSOCIATED F3ESS REPORT.
TO TUB DAILY INTELLIGENCE
GENERAL NEWS.
rhe Grover Investigation---Wit
nesses who Know a Good
Deal but Not Quite Enough.
Thn PraoIHnnl'fi ntamiaan
in (he Cabinet.
Mexico on Her Ear About Ord'
Instructions.
rweed Correspondence Resumed
rownsend Catechises Mr. Fair
child Severely.
lerrific Storm at Pottsville, Pa
WANHINUTU.N.
Pho WiMlilntton Monument Ah
Noclatiou.
Washington, July 6.?At ameeiinp o
he Washington Monument Ai?HOciatior
enterday, Gen. MeigB Ruhmitteri n ptai
o terminate the present Htruclure with i
aetalic spire 110 feet high, making th
otal height 442 leet and the column re
etnhling the tower in the Public H^tiar
if Venice. The additional weight will h
i,147,000 pound*. (len. Meiga also aji
iroved the plan of Larkiu U. Mead, ti
uui|ucic hid uiumiiueiit uy placing in
'oloHHiil statue of Washington imin tin
>renent Btructuro. This figure of Wash
ngton will be 85 feet in height and o
ight hammered metal ho that the addl
ional weight will be inconsiderable.
T1IE THOMAS STATUE.
The bids have been opened by the Sti
>erintendent of Public Huildmgfl am
iroiindrt for the erection of a granite pe
lental for the Htatue of the late Ma jo
eneral Ueorge H.Thomas on M ntree!
Ilia city. The appropriation for tho pe
lestal iti $20,000. Tho bid* ranged fron
$,700 to $29,500.
UE PllKHIDENT'S CONVENTION ORDEB
The Cabinet Hemuon to day wan mainl;
levoted to conversation and informa
lincinwion concerning the Vrenidenl'd re
ent order prohibiting Federal officer
rom participation in tho managemen
>f political couunittecH and conventions
rith ppecial reference to the question
rhether it should be enforced ngains
ertain ofUcialn who took part in the low
Convention and whether Postmaster Gen
ral Key correctly interpreted the orde
n yesterday's letter to the Madiaon, Wis
onsin. pOBtmaBter. No formal actio:
?as taken on the nubject involved, but i
ras agreed that thn of tlu? l'oai
n aster General was a correct and judi
:ious statement of the meaning of th
>rder in regard to cases like the one pre
ented from Wisconsin, and while th
irder should be firmly maintained an*
mpartialiy enforced there is no reaao
o apply it to the Iowa officeholder
who were elected members of the con
mention before it was issued, and wh
irohably took their seals before it reache
hem by mail.
the diaz minister.
The letter accrediting Senor Mata a
Minister from the I)ia& government wa
ead at a meeting of thefCabinet to-daj
t was a very friendly and pleasant docti
uent, but the contents received no fur the
ittention than a respectful listening, as i
vas not regarded at present as proper t
ake any action beyond its reference t
he State Department, by which it wa
resented.
At the Cabinet meeting some time wa
fiven to considering foreign appoinl
nents, but without determination on an
)f the names before the Cabinet.
The tirover Investigation.
Ban Fkancisco, July 6.?An Associ
tied Press dispatch from Portland sayi
[n the Grover investigation yesterda;
here were examined H; Haight, a men]
?er of the Legislature of that Stat
it the last session from Clackamas cour
y, ex-Governor L. Curry,Governor Chad
vick and L. Danforth. Nothing definit
>r even satisfactory was elicited frot
hese witnesses tending in any manner t
nuuuiMu me cnarges preierreu again?
3rover. James Brown testified that hi
cnew Representative W. E. Wilson, o
ftllawood county, and had a converts
ion with him in regard to the Seuatoria
jueition. Victrevelt and Barnhart want
;d to find out whether he would throi
)ff on Nesmith. Witness said that Barn
tiart gave mo some money to try witl
:iim. 1 asked him how much it would tak
;o get him not to vote for Grover, an
whether $1,500 would do? He said nc
le could do better. He told me that h
would talkto me on the second evenin
ifter if Grover was not elected. I neve
iad any conversation with him after
wards, nnd gave the money bac
to Barnhart the next day. This wa
wo nights beforo Governor Grover'
station; he stated to me lie wanted Nes
mith; he said Nesinith was a fool for nc
?oing into the caucus. To tempt him I lai
lie money on the table and wanted hir
to name what sum would do him, but h
lidn't ngreo to that money; there wa
lalk about the money being used, an
talk came from both sides; he denies th
leatimony of Senator Goodman, of Lyn
:ounty, in relation to the conversatio
which took place between the witness an
I. 11. Mohier, a member of tho Hous
from Wasco countv; Mosier said t
me on the night before the Senatorin
slection. "How is thin Kcnntnrinl fiunatirv
{oinR?" 1 said "I don't know." Jlesai
'Why, won't Mr. Grover do?1' I sai?
'Wefl.Urover is a good man, hut he i
not my choice." "Well," he Raid, "ther
is a chance to make Home money; a ma
can get a thousand dollars (or his vote,
Said 1, "Who has the money?" lie Rail
You can get a thousand, and if you ca
jet three more vote* they have thrc
thousand dollars to pay for them." T
lite question of who offered it, witnet
paid, "You will have to judge of that ti
[ did."
Neutoucod to lie IlHugedNashville,
July 6.?A. special to th
/lmeriam from Cookeville says Georg
Mid James llraawell were sentenced tou
liung August 7, for the murder of Rune
Allison on November 18,1875. Tho mui
,ler was done while in the act of robbin
the Ijouse of Allison and a revenue oft
cer who was his guest. The condemne
are muorioun deaperaitoe* aad outlaw;
who Ionu infwled that region ami were
perpetual terror to the citizen) of that v
cinity.
Nulla lor Europe.
New Yobk, July G.?Min Fanny Dai
rnport lalla to-morruw (or Europe, ai
companied bj her aiater Mary anil b
Geo. F. Fuller and wile. Col. Fuller i
II veteran theatrical manager, whodurin
the lut few yearn baa devoted himtelf t
bin eaael. lie toea abroad nrimaril
in the Inlereat of hia pencil, but whii
there will continue bit leltera to the Lot
iayille Covricr-Joumal,
The Tweed Correspondence.
Niw York, July 0.?The following
correspondence la made public :
Niw Yobk, J une 30,1877.
My Dkab8ib:?In view of the stateR
ment made by the Attorney General in
r hia communication of June 20th, and
which from his high ofllcial position
might naturallv induce the public to
believe that 1 have been acting in bad
faith and with no design of fairly carrying
out my intentions aa expressed in my
* letter to Mr, O'Connor of Dec. 0th, 1870,
I should aak if it be possible
or proper, to have all the facto
which are in dispute between
Mr. Fairchild and yourself submitted to
. some gentleman or gentlemen who are
Q free from political bias to render a writ*
ten opinion whether or not, in all the
facts, I have been faithful to my promise,
and whether what I have done does not
g justify my release from custody. To Mr.
O'Connor, a gentleman of recognised
honor anil ability, I made my first appeal.
To him 1 would willingly submit the
whole matter and feel satisfied with any
. decision he might arrive at.
Trusting this suggestion, which I take
the liberty of publishing, will not inter*
" fere with anv other acion vou mav hava
determined upon, I am yours trulv,
William M. Tweed.
To Hon. John D, Townsend.
This is followed bj a letter from Town*
send to Attorney General Fairchild, in
which Townsend Bays:
In your report to the Governor unon
your official conduct in the actions against
Peter B. Sweeney and Wm. M. Tweed,,
you took occasion to criticise severely my
f actn and charged me with conduct which,
i, if as you represent it to be, would be re* |
n prehensible to the last degree. In fact, a
x large part of the report, which in not
b taken up with a historical sketch of what
* you say has been done by other partial,
0 and upon whose shoulders you now
b attempt to place the burden of your own
i* responsibility. and which is not devoted
) to your assertions that Tweed's propowi*
a tion was unreliable and worthless is an
e effort to distract public attention from
- your action to my conduct, by which you
I to some extent governed your decision.
- I assume the latter has but little interest
for the public as my relation to Tweed
was a private and not an ollicial one, ex.
ceptso far na it had a fleet on your judgj
raent. Still some of your animadversions
_ seem, in justice to myself, to lequire a
p reply. Inmv open letter to you dated
i June 30 I set forth aa far as 1 could fairly
' go what Tweed's proposal contained,
, and all that he offered to do, and it was
apparent from that that there were but
three courses honorably open to you to
* pursue. 1st. To return the statement im7
mediately if you felt disinclined to enter
1 on such a negotiation. '2d. To return the
- statement at once if you thought the
? proof of all it contained would not warI
rant hia release. 3d. If you concluded
!? its contents would werrant his release, to
" investigate thoroughly whether he could
L do what the Btatement'set forth. All that
II he proposed was contained in the state*
' men I, unless his mind was refreshed as,
r to other matters, and tho intimation that
- ho might further corroborate his assern
lions was based solely on the ground that
t you would release him. He asked nodis*
charge from civil judgment or criminal
* indictment. I have briefly rehearsed this
e in order that it may be remembered that
!* Tweed made no proposal to confirm his
? evidence, except such as was set forth in
' the statement. The statement furnished to
n you was based on Tweed's letter to Mr.i
'? O'Connor and was intended to accom-1
* push that which in your report you say
? wan Mr. O'Connor'* aim. 1 quote your]
'? language: "Although thin decision
(meaning the Court of Appeals decision)
defeated the recovery of a large amount
? of money, yet the rigor and energy of
s the prosecution had already driven from
r. power and broken down the wrong-doers
i- and made the people of New York free."
r This was the main good sought by Mr.
t O'Connor's prosecution, and it was more
d important to the city and State than the
o getting of a sum of money, however large,
a In theory it appears that you agree with
Mr. O'Connor, but in practice, it seems,
a you difl'er. Yon make no attempt in your
L- report to(deny that you stated to Mr.Kelly;
y that you would release Mr. Tweed if he
carried out his intentions as expressed in
in the letter to Mr. O'Connor. You do
not deny that on the 20th of April you
i. said to me that you were surprised that
i: Mr. Peckliam had corroborated what
y Tweed could testify to, and you then in*
timated to me that Tweed would be ree
leased in a few days. You fail to deny
i. that you gave assurance to the same
[. effect to Twe:d. You fail to exe
plain how it was that without my
n Knowledge you called on Tweed with
0 Bryant, and how it is that Bryant could,
it have been no conversant with your rnovee
ments and your wishes, and I bo ignorant
f of them, unless he was acting in concert
i. with you. You give no reason why you
j requested me not to communicate with
t- 1'eckhamon tlio subject. You show no
1 reasons, as 1 trusted you would, why you
t- have been so very considerate to the many
li ring thieves, who still live in comfort and
?i v?.<i..i :?
e CICgailVC. 1UU IIBTO IIUl UCIIICU klltll 11
(1 was by your suggestion that Tweed de>t
clincd to tentify before the Senate Commite
tee on the Woodin matter, or why ?t wan
g when Tweed was expecting a full examir
nation of the matters net forth in my
. statement you confined yourself in your
k interview with him on tho27th of March
a to taking a Htalement in writing from
'? him of what he could prove against
Woodin.
>t The letter replied at length to tho varid
ouh parts of the Attorney General'* ren
port, anil among other things denounces
e as a falsehood the statements that he
lh (Townsend) offered to collect for 10 per
il cent tho amount covered by Tweed's
e checks, and that he (Townsend) was ren
laincd as counsel for Sweeney?the
n retainer given him by the latter being
(i merely to prevent his being retained by
e the people.
o The letter is quite caustic, and almost
,1 entirely of a personal character.
n
j An Important Cane In IIicC'onrlN.
1, New York, July 0.?An important
? case o/Win. C. Browning and others vs.
o Win. A. Smith, Wm. R. Hunter and 8.
n uumer, in wuicu me |iimiiuux, urj
" goods merchants on Eroadway, sought to
1, recover the amount, out of which they
n were defrauded, as they complained, by
c conspiracy between the defendant*, reb
nulled this evening in the .Supreme Court
is in a verdict for the amount sued for.
is There are similar actions pending against
the same defendants. The council for
the plaintifft called the Courts attention
(o the fact that the fraudulent conspiracy
e had been demonstrated against the dee
fendant*,the principal of whom was Wm.
* Smith, and moved that they be committed
11 to await the action of the grand jury.
r- ine juuge nam inai me leaumony 01 lue
K defendant* themselves uceraed to fasten
i- upon thorn tho guilt of conapiracy, anil
d he didn't think that he would bo doing
<*, what wan just to the community if he
it didn't accedo to the reoueat of the plaini
tiffa'council. The order bo made doea
not apply to the defendant, Wo, M.
Hunter.
r- A Itootle** .Murder.
> Indianapolis, July G.?Mr. Stanley,
j an old gentleman, was murdered in hia
ia bed at an early hour this morning. Mr.
Ig Stanley wan deeping In slower room and
o often left hia door open, aa be waa trouST
bled with aathma. lie waa to hare made
le a large payment of money to*day, .and
i* had spoken of it, but he plated the money
n bank yesterday.
FOREIGN NEWS. '
+? u
THE WAR ON THE DANUBE !>'
el
e
Another Battle and Alleged Defeat f.
of the Rueelane. Jj
B4
Russia Explains the Situation on *
the Ailatlo Theatre of War. s
D
Small Lots of the Russians in ?
Crossing the Danube. t!
W
HAII NOTKII. ?J
A llalllr, Hot No Details. j"
SnuHLA, July 6.?A battle wan fought e.
on Thursday in the vicinity of Biela, j1(
lasting twelve hours. The Russians were m
repulHcd with considerable loss, nnd fell
back on Sistova. No details of the fight fQ
have been received. cj
Berlin, July 0.?Rum!an official in- at
telligence thua explains the occurrences cc
in the Asiatic theatre of war: General ta
MelikofF haa reached the Araxes ynlley
by way of Kara and Erzerouni, where wi
the Turka occupy the right Hank. To of
Grevent attack in the front and rear Ji
eneral Melikoff, before proceeding fur- C?
ther went, had to turn north and attack Tl
Bcewin. The attempt failed and General of
Melikofl' fell back to Araxea valley, ia
when he heard that the southern column,
under Lieutenant General TorgukarsofT, ns
which was to have met him here previous or
to the joint march on Erzeroum, had been
defeated. to
official statement ok l03sf8. m
St. Petersburg, July 0.?It ia officially
announced that the RuHsian iohhch in
crowing the Danube at 8iatova were 300 Jl
killed and 400 wounded.
PERISHED IN FLIGHT.
Constantinople, July 6.?Fifteen hun- nj
dred persons in lleeing from Adler to the y
Turkiah linea from fear oi the Russians, Ht
perished from h unger, m
WANT TO BE OCCUPIED. th
Belorade, July 0.?The Greek and wi
Roman Christiana, of Boania, are anxious- St
ly awaiting the result of their petition, of
asking lor the occupation of Bosnia by la
the Austian troop*. A part of the Mobaiu- V
medan population join in the petition. p?
120,000 rufsians on tue march. ^
RnnitAHUT -Into i\ ?Tho ion nnn P?10- er
sians who have crossed the Danube at te
Sistova comprise 20,000 cavalry and 250
cannon. About 80,000 more .Russians
are concentrated between Semnitzi and
Turun. The Maguerilli army, which
crossed at Sistova, has divided into three ej
bodies, the principal of which is march- jn
ing on Iiutschuk and the other two to- flj;
ward the BalkaiiH and Nikopalis re- wj
spectively. U|
EXVLAND. Jj
The Mediterranean Fleet. w'
London, July c.?In the House of
Commons this evening Sir Stafford j.
Northcote, Chancellor of the Exchequer,
in reply to the question, said that the
object of seoding the Mediterranean fleet
to Besika Hay was that it would be a
convenient station. The position was
central, enabling the commander to communicate
easily with the Ambassador at
Constantinople and the home government.
Ab to why the it waa not sent to the Suez
Canal, the Chancellor said that it was be- St
cause it was not a convenient and central fa
position, and, besides, there was no reason to
why more than one ship should bo Bta- pt
ijoneu ai mo ones uanai. me neet at ise- wi
sika Bay numbers Beven ironclads and one
frigate. rii
official chanqe8. w
It is rumored that Mr. Cross, tho pres- cl
ent Home Secretary, or Sir Michael llicka
Bench will succeed Mr. Hunt as the First
Lord of Admiralty. In the former case
Sir Michael would become the Home .See- tii
rctary. re
ITALY. Jj;
Visited the rope. JJ
Rome, July 6.?A number of tho olli- a
cere and crew of the U. S. steamer Gettysburg
paid a visit to the I'ope to-day.
A Financial NeuNatlon-UeKnectability
in Crime.
Columbus, July G.?Considerable of a oq
sensation was occasioned here to-day by
the publication of the statement of a 0v
large defalcation byW. C.Faxon, teller, flh
and Frank McClelland, book-keeper in bl
the private banking house of Bartlett &
Smith, of this city. Tho officers of the
bank have been cognizant of the matter
for several months but the facts have Kr
not before been made public. It is gencrally
understood that the stolen money u,
waasquandered in gambling. Tho matter p,
is being investigated,but has not progress- *,
ed far enough to warrant a statement of ^
the amount of the defalcation. The operalions
of the defaulters extended over a '
considerable period of time. Faxon and
McClelland were discharged from the
service of the bank some time ago. Both
confessed to being the persons implicated.
They are very highly connected here, m
and tho bank is one of the oldest and Bt,
most reliable in the city, having been in ar
existence twenty-eight yearn, Ita buainess
hits licen and will bo continued an
heretofore.
Nan FranciNco (iniiiN (he Wafer
Work* Mult* 0;
San Francisco, July G.?'The Supreme of
Court yesterday rendered a decision in It,
the content between the city and Spring
Valley Water Company by which the city V
gains nearly every point for which it haa
been contending during the laid eight
yearn. Under the decision the city gets
water free for all purposes except family er
use. The water is free for the great park,
for the public mjuare, for the engine b<
houses, for flushing sewers, for ^
street sprinkling, and for much broader tb
tinea than was expected. The entire
amount of the claims against the city by
the Water Works fo., and which haa
been defeated by this decision, exceed at di
this date $350,000. The decision pro- ni
vides that the company cannot legally 01
collect water rates without having first si
established and made known a legal taritT
of rates. It follows that the remainder of
the claim oi the Water Co. against the
city ia void, because, among other reasons, bi
no legal tariff haa heretofore been estab- w
United. _ w
! oi
lilt. IIIKf.
Itnccft til Mfallc I'nrk.
Boston, July 0.?The race* at Myfltic i?
Park took place to day. u(
First race?Lucille Golddust, 1, 1, 1; i,;
Martha Washington, 2,2,2. Time, 2:25,
2:23 ami 2:21 J.
Second race?May Bird, 2,1,1,1; Hannah,
1,2,2,2; John H. distanced. Time. t,
2:37, 2:25}, 2:22J and 2flflj. J]
A Boating I'arljr Drowned.
New Yoek, July 0.--Alexander Pon- (i
tile, o( Staten Inland, and Arthur Velelle a
and Albert Barchel, of New York, were w
drowned while boating at South Beach, p
near Cedar Grore. Callet, who waa rce- u
cued, atatea that a sail boat containing ?
Mreral penonawu npeet near where the 8
joung men were drowned, and ill the a
parly lost. I
repnrntiouN lor the Hanxci
Louwvill*, July 0.?Mr. Julius
!r, President of the Louisville Si
At, announces all arrangements
lete for the perfect success of the
nterprise. Pappenheim arrived
veiling. In the concerts to be give
appenheim nerformances will in
rat, the finale of Uio first act of
elssohn's uncompleted opera of La
icond, Dr. Damerosch's new comi?oi
ritten expressly for this festivi
appenheim; third, Hofl'man, Mill
jrmuhonv. These will l>e her lei
umbers In the programmo.
Clara lteinmann, of Indianapolis
jraes with considerable faiue, will
vice. Franz RenamerU will take a
vice; tin a celebrated baritone. 1I<
on much fame. Miss Louise Kollw
f Cincinnati, a Hue contralto, will
clpate. This quartette and the
sea will form the great features o!
atival. There will be many partici
local celebritr in their resp?
jmes, and the performers will nu
ore than 1,000 voices.
Many cities have sent word to pr<
r their musical delegations. Hie
nnati delegation includes 380 v
ul the other cities will be nropoi
elv renrmiintA'l Tito nwW"!"
insist of 100 player* made up from
lent and Cincinnati's grand orchesl
The first concert, Tuesday, July
ill he under the direction of Paul ]
Louisville; the second, on Wedne
lly 11th, under tho directioi
irl Barns, of Cincinnati; the thir
lursday, July 12, under Hans Ba!
St. Louis, and Otta Schneider, of
ville.
The matinee Thursday will lx> of a
iturs; Michael Brand has charge <
cheBtra.
Hotels and railroad* have all ret
half rates. Excursions to the 1
otli Cave and elsewhere are coi
ated.
tidgca Indicted lor MitllenNn
Baltimore, June 0.?Saturday
e Grand Jury of Baltimore C<
ircuit Court presenteiltwo of the Ju
imely, Kichard Grason and Geori
ellot, for malfeasance in office an
ructing tho investigations then I
ado by the jury by refusing to cj
e term of court. To-day another
as taken in this unfortunate mat
ate warrant being issued for the a
General John 8, Berry, foreman (
te Grand Jury on the oath of J
ellot, charging General Berry
irjury in making false present!]
;ainst himself and Judge Grason.
?> j*srry cave uan ior ma appeal
answer the charge at the bepte
rru.
Wholesale Poisoning.
St. Louis, July 0.?A special
soneville, Mo., nays: New* was ro
I here tlu? eveiling of a cane of po
g at Tipton, Mooiton county, in v
i persona vrere given poison in
bile eating breakfast thin morning,
lfortunntCH are C. G. Clay, wife
iby, Mrs. McCulloch and baby,
rs. Brown. About 11 o'clock
lio drank of the milk took very
id are now in a critical condition,
it hone of relief, as the physicians
ine all they could without doing
od. A negro woman iH suspected
now in jail.
WeaUier indication*.
Wak Dkpartmknt,
(JPVICK or TBI CUIKK BlONAL OHHICK
Washington, D. c., July 7-1 4
rBOBABIUTlKS.
For the Lower Lakes and M
ates stationary or rising followed
lling barometer, north winds ve
the Bouth, stationary or higher
irature, and clear or partly cl
eatber.
For Tennessee and the Ohio V
sing followed by a falling barou
indfl mostly south, warmer and |i
oudy weather and occasional show*
Tho Ntorn at 1'ottNVlllc.
Pottsville, July 0.?Additional
culars of last night's terrific store
ceived from the western portio
eeks county: The Berks & Lehigh
ad waH washed out between Mot
id Lenbartaville near McKeesburg
iunty. A barn was blown down, k;
young lady named Mary Koch.
lIUNlneNN KiubnrrnMMiiiciit
New York, June 0.?Martin ?St.
n, tobacco commission merchants, ]
reet have suspended. Liabilities
K); assets stated to be $100,004).
The Clinton Savings Hank hua cl
ring to the stagnation in business
linkage in values. There will p:
y be a loss of ten cents on tho doll
Itloiinuieiital.
Pleasant Mount, Pa., July G. ave
of Samuel Meredith, tho first 1
rer of the United States, was visitc
ie afternoon of the 4th of July,
irty of gentlemen, who cleared aw?
ouiuIh and organized a Motiuin
ssociation. It is proposed to ei
ain and substantial shaft.
FI11K aTxOltU.
Pueula, July g.?a fire this mo
istroyed the Congar Factory of M.
an and partially destroyed the 1
ore of Isaac CJordan. Lehman's 1
e$8,000; insured.$3,000. Gordoi
12,000 on the building and stock.
HANK BALL.
Indianatoi.ih, July 0.?Indiana
Hartford*, 0. Game called at th
the tenth inning to let llartfords
ie train for Louisville.
Winono, Minn., July G.?Chicag
finonas 0. ^
Marine Kcwn.
Niff York, July 0.?Arrived, Si
mame irom Bremen.
Montreal, July 0.?It ia now th?
)th Steamera sunk by the collisi
fedneadaycan be floated, and ap
10 ctrgoea Raved in a damaged cond
CaiiKht and Jailed.
Nashville, July 0.?Two trampi
steeled on the morning of the 5tli
sar Huntingdon, placing obatrut
i the N. &. N. W. II K. They
ibaequently arrested and jailed.
Nclznro ol NuuiKgU'il Ciood
iiosToir, July 0.?Diamond i
raceleta, brooches, Ac,, estimated
orth $10,000. have been seised,
ere imported two years ago anc
[Tered for aale without payment of
Gen. iirant on IiIm Travel)
Brussels, July 6.?Gen. Grant ar
ere thin evening and proceeded
otel. No official reception was
itn oa ho in traveling incognito.
Obituary.
munn;ii, juiy u.?rreuencK m
[acklaender, the German travele
uthor, in dead.
IPL. o._ P ! n .It
?mo onn r ranuiocu nvw uiapi
om Portland, Oregin, from Gen.
rd'fl command, indicate that Ji
ith his band of Indians, has f<
resent eluded pursuit. Fears an
srtained that he will effect a jui
rith the hontiles and go toward
ipakane river, and will take up h
ftion in impassable gulches, intend
taj there and fight it oat.
rloit. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL ft
Win- ?^
?nger- BY TELEQBAl'II.
com
great Now York Jlunry una Htoehi;
tlil? N*w York, July U.-MoKKi?CloMd
in, the tiujr at - per rent. Prime mercantile 11*elude,
per Sufl tier ceut. Cmtom recctpU, $18S,Men
DIIO. The Aielitut Treuurer dl?tiuned
r?l?v ?573,000. Dry goods imports for the week,
itlon <1,000,000. Sterling rteady; Mtuei buitneM,
? Borrowingrtttel
Mine, were to 3 per cent and flat.
*dinB Sii.vbk-At London unchanged. Here,
silver burs $1 24 greenback*, $1 18 gold.
. who Silver ooin % per cent dlacount.
I sing UovRNMKNT8-Firm.
I? <i uuikki nuiin on 01 *0011 coupons....................111%
3 has FWw-Twentlcs (1866) ~10?I
F>r?*T<r0tiU? (IMTi .. IMS
R,!on' FIT^TwmiUW (1M8 lllW
imr- k.wfitc
caor* New Four suil ? Imlta .... 108^4
I ,i . T?|.|orU?. ? _ 1UH
1 11 B Ten-lortie. (euupotu) ....?US
panta cummer six*. ?m?
relive Uailhoad Hosiw?Slroni;, eicept 8b
mber Joo convertibles, which wore weak And
declined 1 ">i.
jvlde Statk Sioubitiiw?Quiet,
(Jin- Stocks?More active to-day than for
oicon some time past. At the opening the inarrtjon'.
ket won Htrong and kooii an advance of
mi from M to 1% per cent was established,
lnnnl l'lu lftUer,<nko Shore And Dclawaro At
local uu,|Mon< Delaware, Lackawanna & West*
;fJJ- ern advanced l}$, Michigan Central and
10"|? St. Paul preferred \% each, and Western
Kitel, Union, Rock Inland and Illinois Central 1
aday, per cent. In the afternoon the market be*
i of gnu to decline on sales to realise and elosed
d, on weak, with the improvement of the morn*
litke i,lK nearly all lost, St. Joe shares were
I ' conspicuously weak in the late dealing*.
The transactions were 200^000 shares, of
i i "iiiuu ii,ww were new xorK central,
'."r1 2,000 Erie, G2.000 Lake Shore, 0.(500 North)I
the wcgj preferrcu, 10,000 Iloek Island, 4,000
, , tit. Paul common, 23,000 preferred, 3,000
luced Delaware A Hudson, 2,400 St. Joe, 17,000
Ham* Delaware, I>ackawanna & Western, 8,000
item: Michigan Central, 2,000 Illinois Central,
3,000 Morris A Essex, 2,000 Pacific Mail,
and 3"?,000 Western Union.
tiro Western Union 6SJf Northwestern com- 12014
Quicksilver M Northwestern pM... 46?
last Quicksilver pld 24% New Jeraey Central
tinii v 1* inc MalU Kock labuitl ...- Mm
"J"1" Marl pan \% BL Paul ~ 'JO
Itlge*, Mariposa preferred.. V/A St. Paul preferred... 53%
ze 11. Adams Kxprcnt t)l WnU-wli............. a
,i ni. Wells. Fargo A Co. H5% Fort Wayne 87
? American Tare Hauto ........... <%
wine Uoiled States 40H Terra Haute Pfd..... 11
Ctsnd Now York Central.. t?2jj Chicago & Alton..... Kt
Wo 7 Chicago A Alton pfdlOl
wr Krle preferred- 17 Ohio A Mississippi? 2?
ler, a IUrlm M.18U Delaware 4 Lncka... 37m,
rrest Harlein preferred...l30 A. A P. Telegraph.. 19%
it thn Michigan Central.... 4i?g Missouri Psdtlc 1U
! , Panama 'J7 Burlington A Quin.. W)2
mlge Union Pacltlcstock. 05 Hannibal A 8t. Joe. lite
with LakeShore 41 Central Fac. bonds..l07#
nnnta Illinois Central .. - Union Pacillcliond*106!4
aenis pitlitmr~h M VJ Und OrantJ -103
(Jen- C. C. C. A 1 25 Slnkinij Fund 9G%
rnnce ^
mbcr Nt'W York.
Nk\V Yokk, .Inly 6.?Cotton?Kxchnngc
closed. Flour? Kittle more doing; prim
occasionally n shade. stronger, particularly
from 'or nicilium winter wheat ami Minnesota
ceiv- extro; No. 2, $3 00n5 00, superfine western
i-nn ,U,tI Stal? & "5a(i 25? COIUmOU tO gOOd
$<5 -OaG GO, good to choice $6 G5a6 75, white
"Vr, wheat extra $G80a7 00, fancy $7 05a9 00,
u?,k extni Ohio $030n8 50, St. Uuia $0 50al01!fi,
Minnesota imteut process $8 OOall 00.
i and Wheat?Moderate export demaud; No. 3
and Milwaukee $1 *17, rejected flpring $1 05,
those No. 2 Chicago $1 GO, fair No. 2 Milwaukee
?ick $1G3, choice $t Goal (18. Bye?Dull; westwith
ern 70a75c. Barley?Quiet nnd unchanged,
have Malt?Quiet but steady. Corn?Higher;
warm western mixed 54a55e, ungraded 6Ga
s nGOc, high mixed OOaGl^c. Oats?Unanu
changed. Hay and Hops?Unchanged.
Coffee?Quiet hut firm; llio cargoes 17ft
20-Kc, gold; jobbing at 17a22)& gold.
Sugar?Quiet but steady; fair to good re1
fining O&aOJde, nrimo 10c, refined lljfa
" j 12c* Molasses?Uroeery quiet and un'
changed; refining firmer. Whisky?Dull
at $1 13.
iddle
l.y A OlllHgO.
ering Chicago, July 6.?Flour?Firm and
tern- unchanged. Wheat?Active, firm and
oudv higher, No. 2 Chicago spring $1 47al 48
* cash, $1 42^al -13 July, $1 22%al 22 Aua.,
gust, $1 MX September, No. S, $1 23a! 24,
rejected 95c. Corn?Fairly active and a
lf,r? shade higher at 47Jic cash, 48^o July,
iarl,y 48>aa48%c August, 45%e September, rejected
44a44J<e. Oata?Fairly active and a
shade higher at 32%e cash and July. 30^a
31 o August, rejected 24c. Bye and Barley
par- ?Quiet and unchanged. Pork?In good
i wan demand and prices a shade higher at $13 20
;n 0f cash, $13 15al3 20 July, $13 15 August,
mil- ocjiicmuLT. wiru?rainy aciivc,
,, firm and n shade higher at $8 80 onsh, $8 tK>
Ie e.n August, $9 02)i September. Bulk Meats?
? Vu" Quiet at 5a7o Whisky?Steady at (1 08.
I'lmg At the clone Wheat was easier at $1 42J4
July, $1 .'12% August. Corn firm at 48c
July. Oats unchanged. Pork firmer at
n. $13 25al330 August. Lard nnchaugcd.
r?bn- m
Front Toledo.
$80,- Tolrdo. July 6.?Flour?Firm. Wheat
?Firm; No. 1 white Michigan $2 07, extra
Inoed l'? $2 amber spot $2 00, Beller August
. $1 31, No. 3 red winter spot $198, seller
Li" J?ly 11^. sellei August held at $132J4,
No. 3 red $1 C3J{, rejected Lake Shore
ar# $1 25. Corn?Firm; high mixed spot held
at 53c, seller August 53c, No. 2 spot 50Jtfc,
seller July 49&c, seller August 52c, seller
?The September 53>?o, rejected 49c, damaged
'reas- l'/Sc. Oats?Dull; Michigan 37c, rejected
d on
?,v H 4 p. M.?Wheat? Quiet but firm; No. 2
ir il.n re*' ?ell?r July $1 45a$l 45}tf, No. 2
* ' , Dayton and Michigan red $195. Corn?
lental pjrm. No Rp0t Jo^c, seller July 5lc,
ect n seller August 52^c.
Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, July G.?Cotton?Steady at
mine H5?c. Flour?Easier, old family $9 90*
Loh- lc? new 5039 ??. Wheat?In good deinnnr
??and!at full prices; new red to arrive $1 50.
Corn?Stronger at 50a53c. Oats--Quiet at
losses 38ft43c, liye?Inactive atC8a69c. Barley
i nau ?(^uiet and unchanged. I'ork?Quiet at
$13 7fial4 00. Lard?Quiet, but firm; kettle
'. >*al0Jic. Bulk Meats?Quiet at 5a7a7%c;
these prices asked, Mc less bid. BaconStrong
at5Ka0a7??a?a8Kc. Butter?Steady
polio, and unchanged. Linseed Oil?Dull at 08c.
n n..,l U'lliuW?KJi.n.lw ?? *1 OU
take iiocss?In Rood demand for shipping,
other qualities slow; common $4 *J5nl 4.r?,
,oa 5> light $4 65a 170, butcher*' $-1 80a4 85.
l'liiladolplila.
Philadelphia, July 0.?Flour?Steady;
earn- Bll,,er $0 00flG 2f?, extra $7,25a7 50, Mlnnenotn
family $8 00a9 25, Pennsylvania $l? OOn
ought 9 50, high grades $9 50. Wheat?Pcunsyl*
on on vauia red at $2 10a2 20, anther $2 15a2 *5,
art of whito $2 20a2 28. Bye?Dull at 70a90c. ?
ition. Corn?Firmer, yellow Gin. Oat*- -Mixed
43a4fic, Pennsylvania 46*49c. Pork?$14 75
al5 00. Beef Hams?22c. Smoked ghouldern-7ii7J?c.
Urecn HainsH?SJ<c. But?wero
ter?WcHtern extra new nominally at 10a
inat., 18c. Cheese?iSteady; western at 7J$n8c.
:tions Eggs?Quiet; western 15al(>c. Petroleumwere
Dull; retined at 12%c, crude 9c, Whisky?
Firm; western at $113,
rhiladelnhia Wool.
ring*. PHILADELPHIA, July 6.?Wool?Firm
m, ftn<i *n 8?od demand; supply coming In
They freely, but active demand Keeps the marl-now
ketbure. Ohio, Pennsylvania and West
duty Virginia XX and above 4Ga50c; X 4Ga48c;
uicdium 45a47c; coarae 40a4'2c; New York,
4. Michigan, ludiana and western fine 40a
4oc; medium 45aI0c; coarse 40*42c; combn,n
'ut? waahed G0a55c; unwashed 37Xa40c;
to me camuift f(5c; fine unwashed 2i)a30c; coarse
given nnij medium 30a32c; tub washed 43a45c.
Dry Voodi.
lhelm Nrw York, July 0.?llusincM continue*
- ?nd commission houses and the jobbing
trade is doll. Cotton gooda quiet
and unchanged. Prints in light demand;
American (lark fancy print* were opened
ucnea hjr agent* nt7c; Amoekeag fancies now 6a
How-. Woolen good* ia fair request.
oieph, ?????
>r the E. DWIUHT,
b "en- \j
notion PRACTICAL 0HEMI3T,
In the b mpared to mkecvefol and complete analyaea
is po* of Iran Ores, Umeetonca, Mineral Water*, etc.
ling to laboratory cor. 34th and ChnpUno itreoti
aaB Wheeling, W. Ta.

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