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TLB lloiinl 111 CoiiiuiiMloiium novcrul
b-nmordiwltlioricrkol tho board to
'Kt lor rul,lio,ion a,lotailcJ exhibit
olt),o finii'u uil nlliilm oltliin county; In nocoriaiKT
will, tlio following ri^ulremonto,
of (lit) act o( ISSl: .
"Tho County umri m wu?n/M
within four weeks after tlio llrxt term, shall
am to lie published in one or more news*
tmiHTi*, or if itoiHt k? published in tho
county, ported at each place of voting in
x tlit* county, an account of tho receipts and
fxiH.-jjilituri'? of the county during tlio pro*
vioiiH liM'iil year, by separate it01110, and
nrmn^cd under distinct heads, and a
Mn'ritic rtafcwwt ??f tho debts of
tlin county, elmw the purposes for
which wicfi debt wan contruetod, tho
time when it becomes due, and up to
wijjit time tlio interest thereon has been
pj.f. The Clerk ol tho County Court shall
jirfMru for publication the said account,
uiffor|ierfomiititfNurh services shall bo
illowfil n reasonable compensation by
inch Court. And every clerk who shall,
within (/it.1 time iMwribctl, fail to jjerform
tlieduties requited by tho provisions of
iMitlnii. hluill forfeit tho sum of fifty
Iii accordance with this requirement ot
the In* anil the order oitlio Hoard ol Comintaionm,
(lit Clerk ol the Hoard is now
preparing tiiu exhibit called for, and we
jiroiume that it will bu ready lor publication
ia tin* next week or two.
It is lii-'li time that fiucli ail exhibit ol
the financial nll'aira ot this county was
nude. Tho Istciuoeh-EB has persistently
tailed attention lor years past to the
necessity lor hlicn i-miiuiui, miu una uuiu*
pare?l the blind manner in which tinancial
mattcre in this county have beeu kept
in the background with tho full and
i iJi'toiliil statements Unit are published
| for the annual information of tax-payers
| ajjjojy our Pennsylvania and Ohio ueighibors.
In view of the fact that the tax rate for
county purposes has been raised this year
Iromo0 to 70 cents on the $100, tho people
will feel a quickened desire to know upon |
k trJj.1t jrountls it was done. They will want
to see a thorough and exhaustive itemized'
account of our receipts and expenditures.
It is generally understood that tho increased
levy results from the necessity of
providing for the lloatiug debt of tho counts
in the nkiim of accented and unnnid or
ders, a large mnount of which are held by
the bunks. It seems that neither tho Board
of Commissioners nor the public knew the
amount 0/ these orders with exactness until
a comparatively recent date. It further
seems that they amount now to about
The excuse made by tho Board /or no
keeping track of this lloating debt, and providing/or
its payment before this, is that
tin: books of Clerk Deiters were kept in
such an unbusiness like way that they could
not know the real condition of the county
finances. '
It is not probably worth while to comment
upon the past, but tho public have a
right now to the fullest expose of tho
condition of tho county finances. It is
generally understood that tho road fund of
the county has been wretchedly managed.
We took occasion in March last to comment
in severe terms on the way in which
it was squandered. The President of the
iloard, .Mr. Speidel, unavailiugly protested
against such a waste of tho taxes of the
county. But nil the same, the money was
appropriated in tlio sumo foolish aud
tliriftleea manner.
It ?a not generally known, but it is a fact
that in tho neighborhood of $32,000 >vaa
fipont in this way last year, counting the
county anil local levies, and counting the
vfotk done and contracted to be doue, and
"now comes another county levy of over
$M,oO0, lo be supplemented by about
$".<W0 of focal levies, to bo wasted in the
name manner this year. This results from
llio log-rolling system in voguo in the
.Board, by which "one mau helps anothei
man in return for help rendered or ex
pectcil," ns log-rolling has been defined.
Ohio county taxpayers have lost an inv
?ioi)(4e amount of money becauso of tlu
covori'd-up and lump-job way in whicl
their taxes havo been dispensed. The no
cessity for publicity was never more appar
cut than now. Here we have n great lo
of unpaid orders, tho amount and charac
tor o( which have, as wo said, been largely
"unknown to tho members of tiio Board
which could never have found their wa;
into the hanks to accumulate interest hat
wi accurate and itemized account of ou
receipts and expenditures been published
Secrecy was long ago pronounced the bam
of both thrift and honesty in public ul
lairs, ami certainly the experience of th
taxpayers of this county goes to prove th
corteotnesH-of that saying. It is high tim
lor a radical change.
A I, Alio it KIOT.
SitflUliiK Dock l.nlM?rcrs-.'ri?o Ilcftult o
Tltclr Attack on h Train.
Chicago, .1 nne 2.?'The attack of the doc
| Horers nt Hridgcport Inst-night on th
' CA;ca^o & Alton train waa well executec
**<1 evinced a careful planning, and thong
rniUiliK- nr...i>.l _V.l
iron ami stones, the number of broke
betuls attest their effectiveness. Three ha
skulls In'ul bare by vicious blows, and ha
a dozen other* were crippled or hurt i
various degrees. None of tho injured ar
likely to die, even JudKe milabury beingi
a tor my to recover at hist accounts. Tfi
HfttniM nnii'L'lv <1a<1 ...1-.... .1 .
',V-Vl >>u?? uicir vengeanc
vrassatisfied. Tliejioli wctu on tho scoo
?iul lmvo umdo several nt-rcsts, includit
limies O'Brien, Jolm OWeil joh
l rawloy-nll on suspicion. A disnntc
from Dwijjht says one of ilie riotera m
wplentally shot in this forehead T1
1- ,"l~ """ ureu iro
maide tho car, but none o! bis party an
. the man who tired it. it is believed, ho'
ever, that important clows arc in the ban
oi the police, and the. miscreants will
brought to justice.
Adijpatehlrom Daviil McWilliams,
wight, who was with Judge l'illsburv ?
i.i 0 , lins morning at I'ontii
,r, 0 w.a3 tnkon alter receiving 1
wound last night, telegraphs :
,'"'S.0 ] illabury Sid not suffer a
nUn,u.rinB journey liero, and
?) leaving lum at 1 a, m. at.Ilia homowas
cjtuto comfortable. A dispatch jt
im iw .1 t V,M;'rom' J'obunc intor
tlmt the Judge is resting quietly."
1 KptrllUu W hlikjr InTfutlitatlon?Thf Hinate ll*t- J
Ufa Orer DhU* Ainuiuptlon of It* i'oner and 'j
Pr!?WIUo*'? Kxrurnlon to Ited Q
Kulphur-lteed on the ltaggci) Ltljic. hi
Spccittl Dispatch to tho IntclllBcnccr. n
WAaitixaTON, junou.?Tno wiuHUy ring t|
investigation elicited no facta of importance \\
to*day, and only succeeded in striking two w
or|tbreo moro contumacious witnesses.' J*
Tho wholo performance in beginning to bo lt
looked upon ns a useless and not evon on- T
tertainlng farce, wbich should bo brought w
to tbo speediest possible termination. It
is worth mentioning to tho credit .of tho t|
nowspaper fraternity, however, that in his d,
testimony before tho committeo to*day, d<
Colonel Wharton, of I-ouisville, paid a
high triliuto to tho correspondents here,
llo said ho had been approached by them, lm
but onlv to obtain news, uiul be bail (lis- J"
covered tlint they kucw more about the
bill than many of the men who bud voted K(
on it. # gi
A Disorderly Contagion. tl:
Tliero must be something contagious in
tho noisy and disorderly proceedings going q
on during the past week in tho house, for w
even the Senate caught something of the
kind to-day and got itself into a state of tr
undignfled excitement over a grave consti- ni
tutional question, which was. whether
President I)avis, who is sick, had a right io
to request Mr. Ingalla by letter to act as j*c
presiding ollicer during his abscnce, or ^
whether a new election was necessary. It 01
was a scene, at times, of great, but good e)
tempered confusion. As many as
half a dozen senators being 011 jj!
their feet at once. Hut even one ij,
of Mr. Morgan's longest and tl
most prolix arguments failed to produce ^
conviction, and the question went over to tc
Monday without decision. It seems to be w
j the conservative opinion hereabouts Unit If ol
j any clmngo is made in tho presiding a
- ,1.,.. I....-! .1
uuitui, wvcu IUI a HHim uuuvi uu iiuiiu
by the Senate tlmn by- Judge Da via, for
Presidents are liable to accidents, [and
there is no knowing what a day may bring K
Exclusion to Col. Hen's IfcniiuicS'i>rlu(p<.
A small excursion party under the n
auspices of Copgressman Wilson will leave o
Washington towards the last of the month d
for the lied Sulphur Springs, in Monroe P
county. The party will be composed of a "V
number of Congressmen, editors and others si
whom Mr. Wilson is desirous of intro- v
ducing to the gnind, natural scenery and ^
healing waters of this section of the State, v
Another party by the same train under the o
supervision of Congressman Harbour, of F
the Alexandria district, will go out to the S
Kanawha Falls. s
Another Turin* ConuninHfon C'nnitirtnte. a
It is now said that ex-Senator and ex- l\
Secretary of the Interior James Harlan, of a
Iowa, is hooked for a placo on the Tariff d
Commission instead of Kirkwood, but all
rumors in this connection are to be viewed *
with caution. [
Wont Virginia lVrsonnls. J
Capt. Ed. Moore returned to-day from i;
Fairmont, where he has been to attend the J
funeral of his father. *
C. W. Urockunier and wife, of Wheeling, v
are in the city. i
The commencement of the National 1
University will take nlace in this city Juno
, 8th, on which occasion thirty-four gradu- ^
i ates will receive diplomas as bachelors of a
law, among them Frank J. Parke, of West *
Virginia. f
Mlhdlrorlnl Energy.
1 Mr. Beed is working hard while the day
lasts to do something for his client, G uiteau, ,
, but the day is growing ominously short.
His application for a correction in the
record of the trial before the court in c
. banc will probably bo overruled, but ho 1
, has still another move in contemplation, t
which it iB thought, though he has not so 1
j divulged it, will be an application to oneof j
. tno Judges oi tno supreme.yourt lor uio ]
. issue of a writ of Jinbaas corpus, returnable (
to the full beuch. IIo denies that be has i
. yet made any such application, or that he f
j went to Boston to see Justice Gray for that <
t purpose. ]Ie had an interview with Judge
. Gray while thero in reference to the case, i
. but it was a matter of professional confi- i
t deuce which cannot, at present, be dis.
closed. Jlo'has been waiting hero somo
f days for the return of the Attorney General, !
with whom he desires to consult
i 11.
Y A SI?IK1TF.1> ( Ol.UMlUY
^ In tl?c Ilonne Over llie I.owe-Whcclcr 1
r Contented Election Case.
"Washington*, June 2.?Immediately after
e the readinu of the iournal the House re
* sumcd the consideration of tho Alabama
e contested clcction case, Lowo vs. Wheeler.
0 Mr. Thompson, of Iowa, submitted an ar0
gument in favor of the claims of the contestant,
and incidentally denied the statement
made by Wheeler last evening, to
f tho effect that he (Wheeler) had not been
fairly treated by tho Committco onEIecI
Q Air. Mills, of Texas, spoko in advocacy
1 of the right of the sitting member to retain
h bis seat, and was followed by Mr. Tones,
,f of Texas, in favor of the contestant.
n Mr. Atherton," of Ohio, used tho hour
(1 reading the report of the minority, lie
jf called attention tho fact that but three
ii Republicans were paying the slightest attcntion,
and criticized such iuattention on
n the part of the judges who were to decide
l0 the ease. It has been charged that thero
,0 was an agreement between certain gentle[e
men on the other side (alluding to the
Greenback and llcpublican party).
n Mr. .Tones, of Texas,?I proriounco tho
charge to be false.
is Atherton?"Very well. I will; show
?o you that tho Republican party itself
p- charges it" Ho then quoted Irom tlio
Jo Washington Itrpu'olicnn to tlio oflect that
m tlio Grcenbackcrs hail been steadfast and
lW truo to tlio I!c]Hiblicnn8 in the recent elccU'j
tion coses, and that the latter wero bound
be in bonor to see justice done Lowe.
Several Republicans?1"That is it; 'jus
of tice.'"
^ . AtJierton replied that soon it would bo
iia found out what justico meant in tho Republican
ranks. There were now twentyny
Hix Republicans in tho chamber, but when
on tho matter camo to a vote one hundred and
he fifty would come in, and, without knowing
i?t anything about tho cose, raise tho ax. and
ins take the head off tho sitting member.
Mr. llorr, of Michigan, entered into an
ronical eulogy upon tho great Intellect*
alunergy and sUvtesmansliip Hliown by|
l*o Democrats during the reeont lllibus-1
ring movement. I lo characterized Uan*i
nil as tho Napoleon of tlio contest; Ulack*|
urn as its Marshal Key, and Sprinuer ru?
oan of Arc (laughter); ami he ridiculed
lie courageous manner in which they
amo up to mako tho motiou to adjourn |
ver. "Tho last named gentleman," he
lid, ' "had not entered Die con* i
.'?t until alter tho Waterloo,
nJ until Napoleon was on his
'ay to St. Ilefena. Tho Democrats
:ien got up a set of whereases, In which
oro words that would stagger anyono
ho pretended to common honesty, and
hlcu ended up with an insult to tho
[ouso (hat had unn'nimously voted to bus*
iin the speaker in the ruling ho mado.
Jieso whereases now lay upon tho table
riming m uieir own mistiness.
Then passing on to 11 review of tho Ghullers'
caso and referring to tho statement
mt ho was coming over to tho Republicans
L'clflrciJ, "that tho party had stood a good
Bttl from tho Democrats, but thoy could
nt pass Chalmers oil'on It. Ho belonged
i the .Democratic party by nature."
iur. manning, 01 Mississippi?"Will tlio
mtleman como down to Mississippi this
II and inaku that speech, aud help mo
sat him ?"
Mr.llorr?'"Yes; and if I can't do as much
jod to you as to Chalmers, then I will
vo up. Nothing would pleaso mo better
ian to compare Siamese twins." (Laughr).
Mr. Atherton?"Will you keep Secretary
handler from helping to elect him needing
to contract.
Mr; llorr?"I don't believe it. It is not
ue, and if it is, Chandler is in a low buaicss,"
Mr. Manning?-"That he is 1"
Mr, llorr then passed on to tho discuss*
n of tho Mackey-Dibble case, and made
une allusions to the method of elections in
iuth-Carolina, which brought Mr. Kvans to
is feet with the assertion ''that South Carina
was not imhaimul nf itnvfhincr ?hn
.'cr did."
Mr. Ilorr replied Unit he was not nre*
ired to guess that sins would bo. "What
lantled other peoples' cheeks with shame
ur people rolled as a sweet morsel under
loir tongues."
Mr. 1 lorr, in conclusion, protested against
10 decision of tho election cases upon
clinical quirps, and declared that he
ould vote for Lowe. although to tlio "sins
[ a Democr.it ho added the foolishness of
Pending further discussion tho IIouso
A uukntion op ItI(jl(T
.uisod III tho S(>nut? III the Abicnce of
Acting l'roHhlciit Duvln.
AV.isjii.vuto.v, June 2.?Tlio Senate lliia
loruing was without ii presiding ollicer,
wing lo the absence of David Davis. He
esignated lngalls to act for the day. The
oint was immediately uiadethatan acting
'ice President had no right to make any
rich designation, and that the President
rould have to bo elccted by the Senate,
'he parliamentarians were instantly ready
rith precedents for and against the power
f the President of the Senate to inaxe aplointments,
meanwhile the Secretary of
lenateacted as presidingofticer. Mr.Morgan
aiil thev viewed tho proposition that the
cting Vico President could so delegate his
nthority with extreme alarm, since Presiient
Arthur might be stricken down to-day,
nd lngalls might then succeed to the Presilency
without having even been elected.
Senator Urown, who resides at the hotel
villi President Bavin, cmvn n. t.otinhin<r n?n.
on for the absence of the acting Vice
'resident of the United States. IJrown said
udgo Davis for years supported a colored
nun who is very low and probably in liia
ast illuess. lie lives at some "distance
rom the city and Judge Davis had gone to
ee him once more and to inquire if there
vas anything that could be done for him,
)roivn thought the reason entirely justiiable
and noble.
Morgan said that to avoid difficulties he
honld move to adjourn until Monday,
vhich would leave Davis' tenure perfect to
uiccession, in the event of any accident
o President Arthur. The difficulty as to
ho absence of the Vice President was finaly
settled by adjournment
Dnnenltowcr Report* IIin Return Home.
JMemvnloc* or the Lost.
Washington, June 2.?Lieutenant Dan
snbower, accompanied by his father and
!Tong Sing," the Chinese stoward, paid an
>fl}cial visit to the Navy Department this
noruing, and reported his return home,
i?d presenting a detailed account of expenditures.
IIo also brought the log book
>f the Jeannette, Captain DeLong's broken
ille, another gun belonging to his party,
supposed to belong to Collins, and certain
ither articles in coaches by .Engineer Melville
in his search for DcLong. These
irtielcs, together with several geological
jpocimens, were turned over to Commodore
Walker, chief of the Bureau of Navigation.
Lieutenant Danenhower had a long conference
with Secretary Chaudlcr and afterwards
held an informal reception for the
benefit of his Navy friends who were
anxious to congratulate him on his safe
return. Secretary Chandler received him
cordially and tola him to take a long rest,
adding that when ho had recovered from
the fatigue of his journey he would like
him to make a detailed report.
IlCCtl'M Request.
Washington, Juno C.?This mornins
Reed, counsel for Guitcau, presented a petition
to the District Supremo Court in
general term asking for the .rehearing ol
the cose of his client. Tho application ia
based upon purely technical grounds, and
embodied liberal citations from thoofll
cuu record ot the trial. Judge Carter said
the decision would be rendered upon the
petition as soon us the judges could consul!
upon it, probably to-morrow morning.
hid fro hi th?m.
New Youk, June 2.?President Artlmi
attended Wal lack's theatre to-night. Man)
politicians ignorant of his whereabout!
sought /or him in vain at Jiis lioteJ.
t'okulox news.
Duulik, Juno 2.?It is stated that QUI
ford Lloyd, special magistrate for Clare
has received additional, letters from Atner
ica, warning him that he will bo killed i
ho does not quit the duties of his office
Thirty-two men are employed to protec
him.' ' ... ' *; T ' ' 1 . I, V. ' ''
Loxoo.v, Juno 2.?The land agitation oi
tho Islo of Skye is again assuming a seri
ous aspect. ,
Kilkenny, Juno 2.?Brennan, tho Seen
tary of tho Land League, lias been n
DirnUN, Juno 2.?Tho resignation c
Fitzgerald, ltarou of the Exchequer lor Iri
land, was duo to an unwillingness to rir
dertako tho duties imposed by therenra
sioti bill. Tho Lord Chief Baron of tl
l'.xchequcr inlrchind, in ojieniugthe Dul
lin commission .to-day, said that 88 p<
cent, of the crime in tho city and 70 p(
cont. in tho country was undetected. Tn
was a matter lor grave reflection. As I
tho Fkamix 1'ark': murder, lio understoc
that tliero was no chance of bringing tli
perpetrators to Justice.
Of (he (Jreal Ktrlke-The Situation at NtUburi
ana Other 1'ulnU Where the Ktraggle U In
Profreii-So Klgie of Weakening
Apparent on Either Hide.
Pmsmwoif, Juno 2.?At noon tonli
there was no material chango apparent
tho iron muddle nnd tho imjutsitivo r
porter, who, in search of Into development
visited and conversed with represont&tiv
of both sides, v/as given nothingmoro the
mere speculation and prediction. A man'
fucturer who was tisked whether there wi
any liability of any moro Pittsburgh Urn
siguing the scale, answered:
"I believe that another firm in this ci!
will sijjn within a day or two, but tlmt wi
be tho last. Ah the situation now stain
the manufacturers uro all ahead, for out <
tho whole number of mills in oj>erntic
now, moro aro ruhning without ft sea
than are running with it. And if yc
could get at tho truo inwardness of a (lairs,
think you would find that tho low Urn
who signed did not Bign it for a year, as hi
been the rule, but with the understands
that they were to ho governed by l'itt
burgh prices at the termination <
of tho present troubles. Tho scale wr
signed at the Union mill Jor tho purpoi
of keeping tho Kdgar Thomson ?Ste
Works going, and liau it not been for tl
i i~t..t... <i_.? ...t
oiuci uiiviiaut ui wiu uiu IIIIII muy wuui
not have signed. Moreover, the Unio
mill will noon atop lor the summer, as the
inteiid to put in a train of rolls, aiul wlie
that is done these difficulties will have bee
settled. It has been said that wo rely c
the dissensions in the Amalgamated rauk
Such id not the fact, Xo /air-minded ?r
observing umn will predict a disruption i
the association, but we. llrinly believe tin
the large element in that association, wl
were opposed to the demands will yet t
listened to. The hot-heads 'belonging I
the organization carried their point in tl
heat ot the discussion, but in a few veel
the real dimensions of the fight will )
seen, and then the conservative olemei
will have more strength and some adjui
inent will have been reached.
An ironworker, who was found in tl
Amalgamated association rooms, in discus
ing theory said the men employed in tl
Lawrence works at Iroton, and the Norte
works, at Ashland, could work without at
viumuon ui uiu ruies, uecause a scale n:
never been signed there yet. 1 le held th:
tho fact of their securing tho deman<
made iu Pittsburgh was in itself a victoi
for tho association, even though they a
running without a scale. Dil worth, Po
ter & Co. are running, but as they have r
puddlers aud have never been governed 1
the scale, the union people assert that tl
action of this firm has no effect on tho sit
Tho mills at Leechburg and Apollo, v
the West Penn liailroad, are both slu
down. A gentleman from tho first name
place informed tho writer this mornii
that the men there, who number about 23
were almost unanimously opposed 10 tl
demands, hut were compelled to suspen
by the action of the association. They r
gret the necessity which forces them to In
idle, but of. course they will abide by tl
result" At Apollo a like number is throv
out employment, and it is said that tl
delegates from both these mills fought tl
new scale as long as they could.
Wlint Soerctnry WechK Nhjh.
PiTTsnuitGii, June 2.?At the olliceof tl
Western Iron Association, Secretary Weei
summed up the situation as favorable
the manufacturers' side. In this eity tl
only firms now running who signed tl
scaleare Smith, Sutton &Co., Ilussey, Hot
Co., and Carnegie Bros. Those who ha^
not signed, but are runuing, are W. !
Wood, Dilworth, Porter tfc Co., Miller, M<
calf & Parkin, aud Park Bros. Tho
who are running outside the cit
having signed, are limited to tl
Whittaker Iron Works, Wheeling; Wa
Works, Niles, Ohio, and the two "wor
of the old Union Iron Company, Clev
land. Mr. Weeks showed a dispatch fro
Cleveland, stating that the entire Chicaj
district was idle, the two mills at work yt
terday having closed down. The gentl
man stated that west of Pittsburgh the
were twice aa many mills running that In
not signed, as those who hail signed ai
started. That if Hussey, llowe & C
could he quoted as strengthening tl
workers! side, certainly Park, and Mill*
MetcaU & 'Parkin, and Wood, and D
worth, Porter fcCo., could be referred to
evidences of strength by the manufacture
As to the Lawrence works, Ironton, C
they were running, but will not and ha
not signed the scale, as stated in a di?pat<
seen. The same was the state of nllai
at the Norton works, Ashland, Ky. Por
inouthj 0., is running on Cincinnati aca!
t; <*., with the understanding that the sci
shall be what is established here. Thr
mills only are running on this agreeme
and the rest are not.
Meanwhile the skies aro cloudless ai
the atmosphere clear and unnatural
Pittsburgh eyes. The mills running are jt
sufficient to supply smoko enough to nm
PittiUur^hers contented. A little mo
carbon in tho air would bo welcome
mnnyfiand its reappearance will be greet
with pleasure as the smudgy herald of go
; times and busy prosperity.
The Effect on tlio Coke Trail p.
Tho effect of this silence among the mi
is lelt in tho companion industries, c<
1 and coke. The New York and Clevela
' Gas, Coal and Coke Company, which si
ply the mills of the A. V. R. It. in tlie c
lttntta. nronrolmblv nmm llizhtlv n(Tw??
t by the lockout than auy other mini
compauy in this vicinity, inasmuch
moat of the mills in that part of tho c
r are still in operation, yet their fulling
. yesterday is given at the rate of 18,(
j bushels per day. Keeling'?, Castle Shi
non and Gray <k Bell, of Saw Mill Ri
find much of their occupation necessar
gone, and their operations are restricl
accordingly. A number of the larg
} mills operated their own coal mines, n
I of cotirao theso pro Way deserted.
" As to coke, the business is beginning
1 feel tho depression and dullness created
!. the lock-out. The blowing out and bai
t ing up of furnaces in tho Ohio valleys m
seriously affect the prico of this fuel. Y
tcrday the price was reduced 10 and
a cents per ton from those established HI
i- 1st, and especially good orders aro sea
and could be filled at $1 50 and $1 (10
u furnace lots. For foundry orders $L 7i
' about tho quotation, with orders scarce
*" all grades. The capacity of tho coko
gions is not taxed. In fact tho consun
rf tion is otf about oue-iourth, tho amount
w ing given by Mr. Hurst, of H. C. Fricl
' Co.'s office, at 700 cars per. day. Of t
l" 100 cars per day went to tho ea?t, the i
3- to the west, and nine-tenths of tho t
ib duction was consumed by blast furnace
)- In a tour among men of varied indust
jr pursuits, business men and tradesmen
u: was evident from their expression that tl
is have very little faith in the 'statements
to the iron manufacturers on the lock-i
id They in nearly every instance seem <
ie tain that the iron works will win, and 1
when the market braces up after a pet
f ol curtailed production tlio Bcalo will lie
' Mailed irnil I'ltlaburuli resume her drapery
ol Hiiioke.
y fltlwitfou In (do Jfnlioniiiff Valley.
Bpcrlnl DUpfttch to the Intulllgencer.
Yot/.vowwtf, Juno 2.?'Tlio outlook in
* this city and valley Is decidedly gloomy.
Every mill in tho city and all in the Mahoning
vnllev, with tlio exception ol the
Ward mill, at Nlles, are idle, and will likely
remain bo. Tlio manufacturers met here
,'y lust night and derided unaniiiioiis)yiiK?iD?l
signing llio now bciiIo, nil ngicolng to keep
c" their mills closed. 1 lio Iron workers are
equally as determined, and assert that uiv
ca less tlio stale is signed no work will be
l" done. General Manager Williams, oi llrown,
Bonnell it Co., tlio lmgest concern In the
LH city, stales that the scale ndopted at Pitts18
burgli will in no event bo sigucd. All is
quiet to-night, most of tlio iron workers
making arrangements to go to Heaver to"
R From AMfilniuI, Ky.
Hpcclal Dlnjnuch to tlio lntelliKenccr.
'? AauLAsn, Ky., JiinelJ.?TJio Norton Iron
lu Works lmvo declined to sign tlio now scale.
The works, however, lmvo l>ccn allowed to
I run bv uurccinent for five or six dnvH. for
w the purpose of working tip muck bar and
>8 nail plate. _
Tlio Cfiirngo Nfrlko.
?- Chicago, Jiino 2.?Tho wages which the
of iron workers are striking against arc as
is follows: Nail feeders $1 75 per day; helpers
$2; puddlera $1 50 to 00; naiiors
l(J rollers $8 to $10. They demand from 10
Id to 15 per cent The Knights of Labor linvo
>n taken a friendly interest in the bricklayers'
>' strike and proposed a conference for a
11 Mmnwimiaa nn.1
witij'ivHiiau ???? lUCy Hjpru?
seating tlio strikers. The employers have
H given 110 answer and are not much inl(j
clined to treat with tlio men who have
been troublesome and evasive.
t There is no material change in the situa*
l0 tionafc.Irondale this morning. The men
(0 are Btill out President Jarrett has not ari0
rived, and a telegram has been received
.|s stating that he will not come on asex,8
IMicted. The Correspondiug Secretary, Put
j Carmody, of the Iron Makers' Association
l hero, has. just received the following disi
patch from President Jarrett, at Pittsburgh:
"My instructions being only advisory,
you are at liberty to stop, provided they all
a. atop."
0 Mr. Carmody has also received the fol..
lowing, telegram from Vice-President J. 0.
iy Bullock, of the Bay View, Milwaukee:'."Do
* not work unless thev sign the scale. We
t are out, and will stop out until thoy ail
ja sign. I will call them out." The indications
now are that the men will stay out
until the manufacturers give in. The men
r. claim thev have $500,000 in the treasury at
^ Pittsburgh. Also tiie steel and rail men
)y will come to their aid with money when
^ they need it. The employes of the steel
u. mil mills and iron rail mills, iu all milking
uuuut i,ivvf lucii, uii; uui oi euipiuyment
IJt Tlio grocery men :it Irondalc have
,(j posted circulars that strikers will be expected
to settle present accounts before receivmg
further credit. An indiglt}'
nation meeting of strikers was
1(j held this afternoon, at which
c_ it was resolved lo JJoycolt the groiy
eery man, who they considered the leader
in the "no credit" move. President Potter
.n of the North Chicago rolling mills, says he
ie anticipated no trouble at his mills, at
,e South Chicago and at U.iy View,
near Milwaukee,- and believes the strike
here will collapse in a few days. He does
not agree with the statement "that thero is
lie an overstock of iron on hand, but says
|.g tliero will be plenty of work to do.
to I.oc2(?(>(it ut Detroit.
ie Bkutoit, Mich , June 2.?One of the
ie uiiion men from Baugh's steam forge, ol
ie uiis cuy, tins aiternoon reported "a lock:o
out" ut that establishment. Lie says the
D. puddlers worked up to Itiat -Saturday and
it- were intending to work until yesterday
ae morning at least, before striking, but
y, llaugh proceeded toshjit down the mill dc,o
partment oti the plea that lie was out of
rj pig-iron. On Wednesday he informed the
workmen that he had decided not to employ
any more union men. Ilia
e- action in thus taking the "bull by
,n tjio iiorns" was disconcerting, and
,0 the unionists appointed a committee to
? ?n hi in, but he informed them that
u. his mind was made up. A joint meeting
ru of union and non-union men was called for
nd to-night, when an effort will be made to induce
non-union workmen to quit work.
0> The union is^iid to include in its memi...
Itnrcliin ?ll .....I 2. ... -t
[,u IM.uuiun miu tturaji iiuumrs nnu
jr, nearly halt the axle men employed at the
j|. forge. The unionist who gave this inforaa
matiou added, "Its going to be a square
re, "J>ht luul we can stand it as long as lie
V* t'Jrvt'Jjniil.
ira Cleveland; June 2.?The Cleveland
Ls- tolling Mill company will on Monthly
le, start up their wire, rail and bloom mills
tie and new smelting furnace with non-union
i:e men. It is impossible just now to say
nt what the ellect of the strike will have on
the pig iron market In all probability the
iuI curtailment of consumption, occasioned by
to the strike, will be an oildet by a stoppage
I9t in nrodnrtinn ATr/.mlu
ko in tlio Mahoning and Slienanduah valleys
ro have banked tin,
to ?.
ed C'iiitiiiiiint!,
od. Cincinnati, Juno 8.?Tlio iron trado it
excited over tlio strike which began Jun<
1st, but ha tlio situation hero is pcculiai
lis most of tlie mill owners believethat all the
)al difficulties will ho adjusted by Jlondaj
. next. Meantime tlio mills nro "in n situation
to endure a littio enforced idlcncK
ip- without inconvenience. Prices ore firn:
ity lor manufactured iron. Pig is necessarilj
C(1 dull, owing to tlio uncertainty as to future
as PpriiiRiiclU; ill.
ity Si'iunoi'ra.i), lu., Juno 2.?Everythin(
0jj <|uivi. utiii uuiu mnua uro Hiiui'i}
)00 waiting. The men lieULa meeting in tin
in- forenoon and passed a resolution embody
ing their views and dispatched them tc
? President Jarrett, but decJineto givo then
?y out. They profess to believe.that the strikt
led will bo of short duration.
cs* At liny View, WiacotiHlu.
"d Milwaukee Wis., June 2.?There an
no new developments at the May View
: to Rolling Mill to-day. The rail, mill will bi
by shut down to-morrow. Tho men,
it- in number, ate ouiet, and claim that thej
list will be able to hold out' until the com
es- nanv sicna the scale.
15 ?
fay (inrflcld .Hotnorial Tribute*.
r.ce Nkw York;' Juno 2.-?Magniilccntl;
j jJ bound copies of the Jersey City. Ciarfieh
for Memorial volume have been prepared fo
re- presentation to Queen Victoria and Mra
nn- n.^r.^1,1 t ii.? r> :
. vim iii-iw. jliiu tuiuiuc IUI UlU \{UVUU 1
. ^ inscribed
his "To Her Majesty Victoria, Queen of Rugland:
. *'? ThU volume Is presented by tho cltiM-ns of Jerso
city, N. J., iwii grateful tribute of affection fc
>ro- hcr>yjnpiitbetlc exprewlon* for this people In oi
, lute imtfonul bereavement, and (or tbe wre*th <
, flowers she caused to by laid on the bier ol ot
rial deceased 1'rtaddcnt.'!.' - i.
;"it May friendship between the two nalloni be'pe
key '
i^ of 'i)lTho volumo intended for Mrs. Garfiel
Jut. bears the following inscription::
Ber- To MiiLucrotla itGarfield' ptft
lint DycltlKsn*'of Jersey City,.** conlalnlnu thelro
r"i prcwlons of sorrow and sympathy In her late I
i Fall and Exhaoitlre ItcporU Front the Prominent
Commercial noil Trade Centers or the
Country, ShonUir the Condition or
i ItailneMBnd Future t'roiptcti.
1 New York, Juno i!.?IUisfncsa continues
much restricted, but beyond tlio labor
troubles no serious elements ndverso to its
imtirnvnmnnf nrnnnnnrnnK fPhniI?-v' unrxfu
| trade generally report* a fair business. In
tlio grain markets tlio tendency for all do- j
scriptions has been steadily downward,
caused in part by heavy receipts. On
Thursday prices advanced and thoro i^ a
feeling that bottom prices havo been
reached. Thero is a stronger faith in corn
than in wheat or oats. The pork and lard
market is weak with prices tonding downward
with slight fluctuations. Business in
wool has not been large. Values aro hardening
and tho outlook for an improvement
is c?od- This has been an exciting week
v...'.. n~...
ing freely, and price* declined rapidly
with immense volume of business. The
hardware trade is quiet. Strikes In the
iron trade aro likely to unsettle prices, and
are having a depressing oiled for the propent.
Tea is dull, ilrazil grades of coffee
dull; demand for mild fair. Itaw augurs
are a little piore active; belter demand
noted for refined and prices ilrmer.
American pig iron is very quiet under the
effect of the strikes; large deliveries are
still noted on buck orders, Scotch piir
irou market is dull, but prices ilrm. In
steel and iron rails no now business is reported.
At iialilinorc.
Baltimoiul Juno 2.?The past wceklina
been conspicuous only for dullness, and a
two day's holiday. In the wheat market
prices declined, the lowest point being:
reached Thursday, when prices were 5
cents oil* from closing prices of the previous
Friday. To-day there was a recovery one
ceut, but the market closed easy. Corn
was dull until to-day, when there was considerable
movement in early options and
the market showed a slight" advance over
the prices of Friday last Oats and rye
closed dull and lower. X'lour very steady,
but slow of sale. The provisions market
was higher and very firm. Coilee tinner
with a shado advance on finer qualities.
Holders are looking for an early advance.
Suyar declined aRout J.cent and was very
quiet. Butter is utterly demoralised and
prices for descriptions went oil fully 25 per
cent. Egga advanced under a meagre sup
piy unui io-uay; Z6 cents was tuo ruling
price without quantity Bullicicnt to fillorders.
Live stock market higher with
abundant supplies. Beef advanced so that
butchers only bought a supply for immediate
requirements. Hogs slow of sale, but
pricea-of last week are maintained. Sheep
and Iambs in good supply; market runs
liberal toward purchasers.
At l.otiKvillc.
Louisvillk, June 2.?Trade during the
week has been fair and prices of leading
staples remain nearly the same. Leaf
tobacco receipts for the week, J,440 bbds;
the sales of the week consisted of l,3i>8
hluls of last year's crop and 88 lihds of old.
The weather of the past few davs lias been
..II it...* 1.1 l.? .1.' i r... if.- . ... 11.
nit mitt uuuiu uu uvairuu lur inc minuting i
of tobacco in tbo country, as well as fori
setting out plants, and there is no doubt
that it hn? been taken advantage of to the
full extent I'rices of the week have been I
i irregular ami lower on common tobacco |
til] to-dav, when a better feeling prevailed |
all round, with a more steady market at
prices as quoted last week. No change in '
i good or line leaf of any description, a few I
tine liyht hurleys Felling at from 22a28Jc,
one hogshead to-day at the latter price. |
making the second sold at that figure iu
1 tho pjist two weeks. The demand for
finished iron and nails is more active in
consequence of the strike inaugurated at
Pittsburgh and prevailing at most of the
! Western manufacturing points.
Chicago, Juno 2.?Monetary "matters are
' in excellent shape. The banks show large
and increasing earnings, and a solid phalanx
of funds, and are carefully managed
11H a rilln.' Mnnov mnnM from K 1 nnr
cent to good customers. Clearings, csti,
mating Saturday, amount Tor the week to
.",000,000. Monday and Tuesday were
practically bank as well as business holi,
days. The general mercauti'e trade is
fairly active. The strike in the iron busihas
had little effect in prices yet. Staples
are less active but prices keep up well.
: Wheat was quite active and a large busi,
irees was done, chielly, however, in fsettlcment
lor which prices sometimes varied \c
from regular market Wheat closed firmer.
Corn, decidedly active. Lard was well balanced
as to demand and offerings, but
prices nevertheless were firm and higher.
I At C'lllCillllllll.
Cinclv.vat:,' Juno 2.?Business during
the past week shows no improvement on
i the previous week. This is not hard to ac
wuiu iui tii ui uiu uuiiiktvatu pjtrmg
! ami cold wet weather, which not only greatly
hinders nil farm work, but has a general
depressing effect. Corn at the 1st of June
iB not so well advanced as it usually is the
1st of May. Indeed planting is not yet comi
pletcd and whero corn is in the ground the
s cold weather lun;lers its progress. Grain
, has passed the usual crisis of the end of a
month without any marked feature. Corn,
* wheat and ryo are firmer' with a slight advance
in prices. Provisions have recovered
* from the depression of a few days ago and
1 stocks are held firmly at higher prices.
r A WeeU'n Failure-*.
i New Yohk,. Juno 2.?The faHiftcs reported
to New York for the last seven days
are 1 35, against 12G last week, ami 125 the
; week previous. The increase- is in the
r \$est and an'd South principally. New
i York City is still remarkably free from
. business "disasters. The .most significant
* failure in the conntrv is that of Liono.l
, Simpson, Denver, Colorado. This is is an
j exemplification'of temptation afforded by
too liberal credit The geographical distribution
of the failures is as follows:
Kustern States 14, Western 47. Middle 27,
3 Southern 80, Pacific States autl Territories
f 11, New York City 2.
j BlMIOH.'
Eoston*, JUss., June -2.?The Commercial
JJullrtlti will say to-morrow :>The mereantile
situation Is not entirely srit factory and
merchants and manufacturers are very
v cautious about anticipating the future,
j Shipments of boots and shoes from Boston,
una wcck, ciiscs, against jh.il'I last.
r Tho Bales of wool were the smallest in any
i. week for the ycttr, footing up 1,072,00(1
8 pounds, or 800,000 les3 than Inst week.
The leather market is steady. . All kinds
of heavy hides firm, foreign and domestic
y cowhides and kips dull and nominal.
ir AtPlftNburdi.
'J Pmsnunaii, June 2.?The lnbor trouble!
bave unsettled nil branchesot trade. Man
' ufactured iron and nails are in bettor de
niand and prices are a little stiller on ae
f count of the strike and the prospcctsofi
protracted lock-out. I'ig iron is dull am
depressed; the demand la light and pricei
are weak and lower. GIbes is active am
in good inquiry; prices are steady and un
dinngbd. l.ivu Btock llrm ami active, fuir
lo jtml Belling at .<(1 Wii? 50. Hogs, l'lillntli-IjiliiiiH
$8 L'M SO. sheep, common to
extra $2 60n:t 75.
umatx ovVmmiukantw.
Tlio Arrival* nt emtio unnl?ii - Nlorlm
orilio liumlitrnutn.
Sm- Yoiik, Juitu 2. ? Tlio arrivals
irom iluropo continue heavy.
At n little after 'J a. m. yestorday
tlio Anchor Mno steamer Anchorin,
from (flasgow, arrived. Shortlvaftcrwarila
lull! a dozen other vessels liovo in sight,
nnil before II p. si. 5,000 Immigrants wore
In tlio rotunda nt Oust! Garden. Tlionn
people corau from ail parts of Europe. The
mnjorlty are Germans. On board the
Ohio, from liremon, was a party of watchmakers.
"Business in Germany," ?aid
Adolph Wittake, "is very dull at present.
I found it impossible to 'mako both ends i
meet' I have abrother iu New York who
udvisod mo and my comrades to como over
here. Tho watchmaking and repairing ?
business abroad Is at its lowest ebb. I
Jmvo not been aiming live dollars a week, 1
on tho average, for tliu past three years. ], 1
i au> Duiu uuit u iiiu passu tigers on lUo Uliio
hail lmd to pay their own voyaging expen- <
i boh, the shlivH complement would have
been very light. There were 1,282 passe n- .
uers on hoard, the greater part of whom 1
lmd their piuuages paid by their I
friends in America." A number of
1 wheelwrights' were also passengers on the ,
Ohio. The St. Laurent, from Havre, had
about thirty silk weavers on hoard. These 1
people are going to settlo in New Jersey. 1
Somo English shoemakers, who eamoby f
the Denmark, from London, left last night |
/or New Albany, Indiana. On board the ,
State of Nevada were eighteen very re- 1
lepeotably dressed and olean looking Scotch
servant girls. This fact was no sooner t
I known at the Labor Bureau than tifty or i
moro applications were mado for their cervices.
The girls, who had hcon working in 1
' Aberdeen for '2s (id and lis pur week, are )
offered engagements here at $14 per month. r
I The arrivals since yesterday morning in- '
elude the Anchoria and the State of Nevada,
from Glasgow, with 814 and 810 1
passengers respectively; the Ohio and
Hapsburtr, from Bremen, with 1,382 and .
l.wrt hia kt ? -u\.\
. "' i, ("uivul, mulll uuul, wiu1
mm; tlio Inula, from Hamburg, with 1,492: 1
the Denmark, from London, .with -150. and
the 13atavja, from Liverpool, with 054:
making a total of 0,700. <
flic llnlliin I'ntriot?Sketch of UU BenmrkHblc
t'nrccr. i
Rome, Juno 2.?General Garibaldi died i
at G:!]0 o'olook this evening. A previous i
I dispatch said the General was lying very ill \
with bronchitis at Caprera, that Iub condi- <
| tiou wua precarious, and that all the mem- ,
I here of bis family in Itomo and Genoa had
| left for his bedside.
I Giuseppe Garibaldi, the great Italian '
partisan ana patriot, was born at hice, 1
July 4, 1800?a significant event in itself
taken in connection with hia future career
as liberator of Italy. His first service in !
the cause of liberty was his espousal of
Uruguay in her fight for independence, ;
where he served with distinction. In 1848 '
he commanded an army in his own country
after the flight of the Pope from Rome, '
and later suffered defeat and severe
privations at the hands of hisjenemies. '
When the Pronnli worn nrPKHjnnr. I
Republican armies, ho issued the
following proclamation: "In recom- ,
pense for the lovo . you may show your
country I oiler you hunger, thirst, cold,
war and .death ; who accepts these terms
let him follow me." lie was linally beaton,
and refusing terms of peace offered he
saileJ for Xcw York in 1850, where for a
time he earned his living making candles
at a factory on Staten Island. He returned
to Italy iii 1S59 and rendered the
most important services to the Italian cause
in the war with Austria. Ilis most noted
battles were," "Magenta," "..WontebeHo" and
"Solferino." At Gaeta ho met Victor
Emanuel, whom hesaluted "King of Italy,"
and with him entered Naples in triumph,
lie took the field in -the Austro-Prussian
war, after the close of which ho lived in
cloce retirement at Caprera, devoting himself,
like another Cincinnatus, to the peaceful
cultivation of his farm.-?Ed.]
A LevcMlvmU'd lUfitiop.
Ci.kvklaxi), June 2.?Bishop Gilmourhas
written a letter to be read in all the Catholic
churches of his diocese, at mass next
Sunday morning, excommunicating any
Catholic lady who shall hereafter attend
any meeting of "a ladies' branch of the
Land League, or become a member thereof.
The Bishop denounces that branch as calculated
to uiako brawling politicians of
women, and membership therein as incompatible
with womanly modesty.
The Malley trial has been postponed
until June ,'50th, owing to the serious illness
of a juror.
Sandy Matthews, colored, was hung at
Memphis yesterday for tlio murder of Es
bick i oik. bix thousand people witnessed
the execution.
The Knights of Labor, of Pennsylvania,
are dissatibfied with tiie Greenback State
ticket, and contemplate holding a convention
of their own.
The propcllor St- Mangus, tho first large
boat through the Welland canal, arrived
at Chicago yesterday and chartered for
Europe with a large cargo of corn on a
through rate.
Specials to Chicngo papers from North
viu uuu ueuinu >v itiuonuin indicate tlist
summer \v?ia ushered in yestorrday morning
witli heavy white frosts, but that no
damage resulted.
The National Conference of thoDunkard
Church now being held at Arnold, near
\\ abash, lud., is one of the grandest ever
held in Indiana, twenty thousand people
being on the ground.
,Tho trial of George Ellis, at Catlettsburg,
Ky., one of the men convicted of the murder
of tho GibbonB family at Ashland,
last December, ended yesterday In his conviction,
and be was sentenced for life.
A large party of capitalists and nine
operators left Philadelphia last evening in
special hotel cars via the Pennsylvania
road, for tho purpose of inspecting a now
tllill nilil u'fttor lunrlru iuut ..1,..l ...
". : "??- "?ino JIWI. l.Ulll|lli:iL'U Ul
Sierra mines, Lake Valley, New Mexico.
The Grand Trunk railway station and
sbedB, and Dominion, Ontario & Quebec
immigration sheds and oflices. at South
Quebec, Canada, burned Inst night. Several
t Inter-Colonial it Grand Trunk cars were
also burned. Benoit'a hotel, adjoining the
station, was gutted. The loss is variously
i estimated from three to four hundred
thousand dollars.
Yesterday at Lansinjj, Mich., a short
time before tbo afternoon pcrformanco of |
i Forepaugli's circus, one af the keepers went
: into tho lion's den to clean it out, and was
attacked by Ihe animal, which fastened
his Jaws shut upon bno of tho man's armp.
v All other means failing to release tbo
I brulo's hold, other attaches of the ahotv'
J fired upon the lion, killing it by five
1 shots. They then pried his jaws open and
released tho unfortunate keeper.
Tkt Isnloir of Iki Fio?idl>i> Killitid b) in
ittiapt U rron (kit DttitllK Ddihoa ?>
UlrH kr tt? lataraaea Coupaatea to
Oltala the Coatletloa of WatklaaSpoctel
Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
. Tolkdo, 0,, Juno 2.?Somowlmt of n
sensation was crented in tho trial orjMiJgB
Watktns. chntuod with InrnnillnrSam In.
Joy, during tho examination ol tlio agent
of the insuranco company. In tho preliminary
trial last January an attempt, wan
mado In tlio case ot Ferguson, indicted
with Watkins, by his attorneys to ascertain
who tho parties wero that wore pushing
tho prosecutiou, and a searching inquiry
was niado of oacli insuranco represenlatlvo,
hut witlx no success. To-day A.'C. Osborne,
?n insuranco agent, whilo under crossexamination
admitted that tlio insurance
rompanles had agreed to pay Detective MeMillion
$1,000 il Ferguson or Watkins was
"OUvil'tod. Hn flirilinr liiolilln.l if.
WiUt iUU?
Malion carno to liira otter tJio tiro and said
lio was satisOed that Ferguson and Watkins
burned tho mill and could provo }L
A mooting ot insurance inon interested
vaa held, at which McMahon was prcsoiil,
ind lie oxplalncd what ho expected to prove.
Ho said lio had two women assisting liini.
Cliere was no reward oilorcd lor testimony
? convict, but they agreed to pay McSIn
huh uiu Bum named.
Till! defonso tried to get tho witness to
my that McMahotl refused to give particu.
are till the insurance men agreed lo pay J
rat they didn't succeed. McMuhon then
rorked up thoenso and employed counsel. >
the witness said that ho didn't want a ?
tfiininal prosecution commenccd till. Coricll,
the third partner, had sold out. ;i
Great Interest is taken in the (rial which: "?;
rill be enhanced wlicn McMahou nnd tho
to 3 en are placed on the stand. >
tAiimoxr nkww. *" *fiS|
Condition or the Cr?i?-.nmlli of an Old
Clllxcti?Ncliool CoiHiuetioemem. .
ipcdal to the IiitclliuoDocr.
1'aikmont, Juno 2.?The growing crops
iu this section nevor looked better. jVh&t||?|
is heading out finely and will probably bo
ready lo harvest by the 25th. Cora and
potatoes look well, considering the lateness
it the Beaaon. Some ganlon vegetables,
iuch as beans, sweet corn, cucumbers, etc.,
which were planted before the cold weather
in April and May, failed to come up and
bad to bo replanted. . V :^
Butter is now fifteen cents and quite
plentiful, but beyond this there is rather a
scarcity in the provision market. Good
beef cannot l>e bud, and an inferior article . *)
brings a high price. Some vegetables are., ,v'$
brought from the East, hut..the prices am
beyond the reach of moat persona. Strawberries
are selling at twenty-five cents a :
Hi art; they will he cheaper, however,#^
when the home crop ripens.
Thedeathof John J. Moore, Esq., this |
week, removes from our midst another oldJeg&
land-mark. Mr. Moore was about seventy- ;
three years old, and had lived in Fairmont j
nearly forty-live years, during which period, ^
he has been a respected and honored citizen: ;
He was a man of more than ordinarv iii-H^J
telligence, and held various olllcesof truBtj:S|?
all of which he tilled with creditand'abUfc.^
ity. His son, Capt.E. W.S.Moore, of Washington,
was at his bedside during his
ness, which lasted but five davs.
Our public schools closed last ni^ht
with the graduating exercises of the senior
class of tho high school. Three young i
ladies and two vonnir'r?pnHftnii>n .'itoiWri?wff3?
completed the course of Btudy were award^?:^
ed the usual diploma by the Board of Ed- \
ucation. The following was the order of
exercises: "
"Ivnnhoc Commandery March" lllako
Misses Lucy and Mollle Wijrclnton:'
Essay?SclMmniovcmcnt.. ;.Lltxle It Tbwnscad^ijjS
A PaiK*r on Arctic Exploration Willey II. iiaUiva?
"Diinsc NupoliUlne"........ .'............Sidney SmUu^fcMiss
Carrie O. JeHerjs. '
Essay?The Sense of Uoaiity ....Minna L. Hoyden !
"La Midget" ?RuKsel
Misses Minnie and Anna Nichols.
Oration?SclcntlQc Proi;rcsM...;.....Cliarltt8 II. Mayers
"March Bohemo"............... Aschor m
Miss Lucy w iinctntoti.-:Essay?A
Plea for the Girls. Delia G. Nesbitt . 1 j
Presentation of diplomas, by Dr. J. II. Brownfleld^aSSPresident
of the Board at Evocation.?
Class Representative..; Charles II. Mayers
Presentation of l'eabody medal, by Joseph. E. , ,
Saudi, Em). . '' r":,:jtosgg
Music, ' ,?...
"Tho Lant Smile".. ;....?.......;.;..:..V...Wollcnhauptrw:|
MiM i-ola It Hull. r/id&m8
State Superintendent Butcher was unabfoj^
to be bresent. and annoinipillMr KiJniln WiSHv
deliver the medal, which he did in a very
neat address. Charles H. Mayers was thor:
successful contestant for this honor.
Normal school commencement exercises '
fake place June 31th to 15th, of which more
RD0D- _______
Special to the Intelligencer. .
Scro, 0., Juno 2.?The engineers aro
now locating the line of the Wheeling &
Lake Erie road from Bowerstown to
Wheeling. They will reach Fairview by
Saturday. The heavy rains during the
past lew uayB iiavo delayed the work vorv ;; i'i
much. /:7i7
Nohwalk, Juno 2.-Contrncts lor tho
construction ol the Wheeling 4 Lake ErimS
shops have been let to 1). K. Cramer &
Company, of Toledo, for $22,000, exclusive
of loundittian, which is'to be done by tlio::?fi
ynrd. Work will begin at once, and wili:?SB
be pushed with nil possible
The Railway Age says tho impression
prevails that the building of railroads has
fallen Oir this year from tho enormous total'?
of lost year, which was between 0,000 and?
10,000 miles. The fact is that during tho ?
iirei uve motnns 01 line, .there liavo'boeifsBB
built on 120 lines of railroad, 3, ISO miles of
track. Track'baa been laiil in tbMrfraHl
States and Territories tliia year, tbe lareratsaK
amount being in Texas, 7U1 miles and tho ^?5
smallest in New Mexico, six miles. .'WoffiSij
believe it is safs to say that there are at "
least 350 lines, covering at a moderate estimate
a total of 20,000 miles, upon'whiclLfflsi
work is either now in progress, or is pro- '
posed to bo conimcuced during the present
rev. .
Parkeraburg Journal: In a conversation
had with 0. II. Shattuck, Esq as to tho ;
right of way for the AV., 1'. & C.K.R.
through Wood county from Purkersbunr
up to tho Pleasants county line, the torn- V
tory assigned hitn along which to nrocuro
wud rights of way, he informed ua that of : J
tho HiJand owners along said route 134 :
had already donated the rfirlifc nf i
arranged for the same, bo that but nine ro- y
mains to no secured, and arrangements for . '
Uio rights of these nro no w, pending.
Mr. fjliattuck's opinion there wllllboXno - i
condemnation required. This is gratifying
information and speaks well for the?char-:$|s
acter of the work done in this direction.
A saw mill boiler at Kuckeraville, Va.,
exploded yesterday, killing two men and
wounding others.
Whkn a person is unwell there mojit bo Inaction
of some internal organ, l'cruua?exit, ;

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