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I Die I'nbroken Front they l'rc-j
I seated lit Chicago. ">
I True to IIu> l'nut Itcpo'cil in Them
I by the lii'imlilieaiiH
I oi' tlto .Mountain Stiito, tiioy Vote
I Solidly for Maine.
I rj'he l'roiiilneneo el the Delegation
I ami Attentlony tlioy itccvlrod.
I TlicStateHonored l>y tlioNatlonal
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VyUlli III I Ltvt *
(Jeutral Observations on tho Coilveiil
ion's Work.
Vti blitor oj the hittiilyciicer.
Chicago, 111, Juno 7.?Private dispjtcbfs
ItBi night aud the Chicago
Dswipapers of tlifa morning have told
ui how tho glorious nows was received
in Weflt Virginia. If thoso of us aro to bo
' envied who witneMed that splendid tumult
of excitemcnt when our favorite's nomination
was soured, eo are .thoso who were
3t boraa to rcceivo the glad tidings and
take part in the popular rejoicing. It'was
1 a proud day fcr tho KepublicRca of West'
Virginia, this climax of their hope and
-?I- ?flW?innatoeiideavor. The friends
at home, whoae hearts were with us, beating
nervously I am sure, can not (ally appreciate
tho position West Virginia has
filled in tho eyo of this convention. The
Ume ol Blaine's triumph in our mountain
State bad gono ubroad. Ii was known that
West Virginia stood alone ei tho one
Southern Stato which had no.oflicoholder
in ils delegation and' had
come to Chicago eolid for Blaino." These
conspicuous facta were taken 21 evidences
of a live, healthy, aygrefsive Republican
party in West Virginia. More than this, it
*H9 understood that West Virginia, again
unlike most of the Southern States, would
probably have some electoral votes to give
to the ticket which that Convention was
. about to make. These considerations made
our little band tho observed of all observers.
Polite attentions poured in from every
eide. The untruthful reports put out by
the lUgiiter, through its own columns and in
the shape of special dispatches to other
newapapers, in the hope of diocrcditiEg
tbo Blaine triumph iu West Virginia, had
-given florae comfort to tbo Arthur men. As
eoon fla our advauco guard arrived the Arthur
prospectors, ebrev/d and jolly fellows
irom New York, began to make theinsolvn
aujreeable to West Virginians. They bed
eoine of our delegates checked off es
shaky, others as Arthur men under cover,
who would break in time to be ol service to
the President. They thought it
oiJy friendly to give na timely
watting - of their coming triumph,
and to extend a cordial invitation to como
in early and enjoy tbo rich ripe fruiti of
victory. I made bold to eay to those earnest
but misguided men, co early as Saturday,
lirat, that their favorite was already
beaten, second, that there was no sentiment
in West Virginia to back anArther
vote, and, conclusively, I ventured the pafo
prediction that from first to lest West yirginia
would bo found solid on every ballot i
?nd every test question. In /act you will
5nd West Virginia's twelve votes recorded
aaauuit every time?and this without the
1!?? nt H?V,q ful!i>ita nnlf T.iIn ? "I
dolegation took no vote in caucus to decide ,
its action; every inun knew what tlio constituency
ba:& of him expected, and that
he did. It woo tho solidity of common
consent giving loyal exprtsaion to tho Banlirnent
at home.
Tliere never was a tinftj when the Wot .
Virginia dolegation considered the matter ,
of a second choice. Individual delegates i
may or may not have contemplated a timo ;
when Blaine would ho out of the race; if
eo they displayed tho good judgement to \
keep it to themselves. When asked, aa i
they frequently were, who was tho second
choice ot West Virginia, the invariable
reply "West Virginia has' no second
choice. Wecamo here to nominate Blaine '
and we are going to nominate him. After '
Uih? we'll support a good man for the Bee*
oud place." So it wn said by tho opposition,
"West Virginia w a hard nut to ,
crack." Ann so it seemed. Our line never
wavered. These traitors in the camp, who
wereeuppoBtd lo have been Einuggled in.
didn't turn up. I supposo they are still
emuggled away somewhere in the JUgister
office. It ia unnecessary now to renjind our
friends that the precautions taken to insure
cxprenion of tho popular will in Went
Virginia were not watted, but have borne
good fruit. They have enabled West Virginia
to hold a proudly conspicuous place
in tbo mofit distinctively popular convention
the Uspublican party haa ever had, to
go through that convention with flying
colore, and to return home with her cap
full of waving plumes. Sho achieved all
that auv State could have achieved. ?She
pve to her favorito as many votes and as
Joyal a fcupport as ho received from his own
It wes not only in tho voting that West
Virginia came to tho front. She did hard,
Ell'ectiva work. At Blaine headquarters
the peculiar circumatanccs surrounding our
delegation, heretoforo spoken of, mado a
deep imprt.saion, anil important work was
intrusted to "West Virginia, not only to the
delegates but to tb*7 activoBlainomen who
had come along to lenil their aid. Delegations
wero vleited and {vrreatled with, individual
delegates were talked to, argued
with, and urged to got on board be/ore tho
Kanfjplank wan pulled in. It could easily
be shown where eoine good work was put
in by Wnt Virginia, but these minor details
are now swallowed up in tho groat
triumph. It ia to be aaid for the delegates
that, in and out of tho convention, they
bore themselves with credit to their party
and their Btato. There waa no apeechmaki.ng
from them, but if that had beoo
ueceash.ry West Virginia would have responded
to the call. The idea of the Blaine
campaign waa voting, not talking, and on
the Ulaine side the effort waa to reduce
talk to a minimum. Aa chairman of the
delegation and member of the Cominitteo
on Oredontiala Dovener did good service
and fiatitfled his colleague*; Church, on
Resolutions, Thompaon on Permanent Organisation
and Dawaon on Rulea maintain*
? .i-- -vr ?.?>?
p omuuuj^ ui me oraie. *uu airuauy
know that Bultrick was ft vice-president,
and Jacoba a secretary, of tho convention.
Tho West Virginia delegation waaunani-1
mouB in its choice oi JohnN W. Mason for
member of tho National Committee. Hold-!
in^the proxy of Goneral Goff, in whose
favor ^eroaigned abmo monthBago, ho had
done good work, Hia heart was in Blaine's
auccea, and the boys knew that no selectj}?.
voald be better receivod at home.
At the meeting of the National Committee
thin morning, without any previous can
vaealng, West Virginia, Ha a recognition ?
her vigorous work for Blaine, and perhap
r.a a further reminder ol what is expected o
her?tho rising young mountain Stat'
which la to be tho entering wedge in tbi
oolid South?was unexpectedly honorei
with the chairmanship of the Natlona
Committee, Mr. Maeon gave notice tlia
ho would hold the position only until thi
coming mHfet'iDg in New York, when thi
rvBpotmihility must bo placed on aome om
who could gfvo the place the time it wil
demand. Mr. Maaon expects to havo i
little campaign business in West Virginia
There are some general features of thi
convention worthy of note, Aa an Arner
icon who believes in the political equality
of all Americans, I am proud of the col
ored men who uatin this convention. The]
were well'dretsjd, welUbehaved, and wher
one of them took tho floor to addrcBa thi
convention no wasnatenea to wltu respect
ful attention. More than this, tho colored
men-acquitted -themselves well in theii
speeches and their points of order. Except
when tho accomplished Governor Lone, o;
Massachusetts, or Major McKinley, of Ohio
sat temporarily, the ohair waa never bc
well tilled as by Lyncb, the Temporar)
Chairman, of Misairaippi. Lynch haa i
good presence, is wolt-vcreed in parlla
mentary practice, haa a keen eye, un
bounded courage, and a voice thai
commando attention and respect. Ho is s
tine speaker, a man of force and easy man'
ner. He will be electcd to Congress thii
fall if the Bourbons don't count him out
A good deal has been said about colored
men being purchasable commodities in
politics. Uortainly no man ever received
moro loyal aupport than President Arthui
xecoived from the colored r?rt5n. who comt
here for him. It was needless to argue
with them. They had come for Arthui
and they were going to stay with him
while he had a chance. They were nearlj
all on that side, but that takes nothing
from tho manliness of their bahavior.
no dauk 1ioksb p0e81ble.
This was emphatically not a dark horse
Convention. The Arthur men anil thi
Blaine men'were from the first opposed tc
any way out of the woods that pointed to c
man who could not be considered as fair]j
in the field. The Logan men and moat o!
tho Sherman men, who wero at heart foi
Blaine, wore of like mind. The George
William Curtis?Carl Schutz independentii,
who rallied around Edmunds, would
have taken up any man, however obscure,
to beat Blaine and Arthur. This independent
olement wes s'rong enough to de
feat the choico of the National Committee
for temporary chairman, for .on this it wae
able to mnke a great combination, bul
there its power ended. ... X
To illustrate how strong WW the opposition
to i dark horse, I am able to state on
authority that if the time had come when,
Arthur being out of the ifcht, Blaine hadj
needed that help to nominate him* the
Maine statesmen would have received the
help of the Presidents friends from New
York city-?determined /nen, practical
politician?, who tfid all that men could dc
for their candidate. Ai'.er this you will
Tlf\f iiKA^fln UMwnvinn/l fViof \f
Qiesippi, which never gave filaino more
than iwo votes, her sixteen other going
to Arthur, would have gone solidly to
Blaine rather than to a dark horae. "We
are tired cI d&jk bcrsee," said Lynch to me;
aDdcx-Senator Bnui3 8{iid amen. It was
the Eame with other strong Arthur delegations.
The independents of New York and
New Ejjglanjl tried a dark horee dodge with
Cfeneral Sherman as the man, bnt the Arthur
men and the Blaino men smiled and
went on. The sentiment was too strong in
favor of a Somebody.
Before the Convention met .the second
placo was conceded to Robert Lincoln,
Everybody thought he would get it, becauce
everybody paid ho would. How did
it happen that bis boom was so suddenly
and completely flattened oui? It was unrlf\MitnArl
' Vi r* m Altl/1 Mrtf nAAnni iVtA
ucioiumi luut iiu wuuiu xiuii tuu
place. Sat that waa not the ?ej?son. His
Stato did not present him. That woo pot
the reaepn. There wss one feeling pervading
that Convention r-r to have the
strongest ticket ever presented by the Re*
publican party, head and tail of first??ate
material, either man fit to be a President.
Illinois wanted Logan. The Convention
v?.l?ite4 him. Would he accept? That
was all. kike JJje greart big man that he ip,
John A. Logan was not above taking the
second-place with the first American of his
time. Grcsham was Buofeen oi ai ?tub to
the Aithur whale, botthe Arthur men took
Logan as faet as they could get on thor foet.
Logan was an inspiration. If the ticket
couljd be strengthed Logan strengthens it.
Those "business interests" which came
on from New York to dajtsle ti?p convention
soon discovered that they had no more
weight"here than a fly on a part wheel. Jf
they did anything for the President they
dill him harm. Delegates who are not en.
gaged m Wall street or in the importftting
trade resented the interference of their
theatrical display. Thejre were a good
many plain business wen in the' convention
who were not voting that ticket and
they did not take kindly to the sirs of superior
authority that tne "bu3ioe33 interests"
were putting on. A New York
muo, himself largely engaged in
busineta enterpriEee, said to' me: "The
New York men who favor Blaine represent
vastly greater business interests than
these geni lumen, but they are not importera
and Wall street speculators. \)'e can
raiso for Blafne all the money that will be
needed for legitimato ejfpopBes." J had a
cbatwitha Uhicago business man representing
one of the largest houses in ibline
In th'o world. Ho paid: "Nine tenths of
the bufltneai R)en of Chicago are for Blaine.
ami the eame is trgo of the great aorthwtst.
We can raise all tbe ujoney that we
shall need for campaign expanses." ?t \yap
my good!fortune .to talk yvith a vory
intolliizimtworkingmau who is prominently
identiflad with labor intoteeig, "If the
'business men' of New York won't contribute,"
said this working man, "the workmen
of the country will. They love Blaino
and know be is their friend. Yep, and
we'll raise money for him from men who
have voted tbo Democratic tiefcot up to
thie time." I think we shall Dot be embarratBed
on this wore. We don't aoed a
"bar'l" to carry Blaino through; I an? confident
that a "bar'l" cannot defeat him.
m - . n ? t r
M*. OlnJnc IttuelvcM u Great Crowd ami
Mukcxa Spcejab.
.Adgcsta, Ms , Jane 7.?"When tho pew*
of his nomination waa brought Mr. Blaine,
he wp3 quietly fiwinging in his hammock
under a epieadiog applo tree, and sitting
around him were Mrs. Blaine and two o!
her daughters, Mien Stan wood, (Mrs.
B'&ine'e sister), Mies Dodce, Mr. and.Mra
Hormnn. Miss Manley and MiBsJobnoon,
"I did not expect a definito result bc
8000," Bttid Mr. Blaine; "but the anxiety
in reRard to the nomination ia over, ci
least 1' To Mr. Sprague, editor of hie hom<
paper, who rat the moment put in an ap
pearnnce, ho eaid: "Well," the biggest L'ai
llniho country cannot oay I ochemed, oi
dictated, or traded, or had anything to d<
witU tbie nomination or convention. ]
have'p^ked no delegate to vote forme
have', written to no man, not even Mr
Manley, or Mr. John L. StevenB. or Mr
Bigelow, or- my friend Herman hero, to ni
one haye I said one word in any way
manner or shapo that can, in any way, b
construed to be jt bid or a move towari
this nomination." v . , \j w v.The
ilrst congratulatory dispatch receive
by-Mr. Bl&toe WW Irw General C&Uia, c
New York, and wan Bent before |tho flail
I vote w88 tnken. It waa aa follows:
j To James 0.1Maine:
[j Allow mo to congrarulate you on your
Q nomination. Seourltiea in Wall otreet adj
vance in proportion as your voto increases.
1 to a correspondent Mr. lilaino
t Bald: "This is good onough to aond Mr.
J Arthur."
D Mr. Blalno and hlo ontire family seemed
a just as quiet and unconcerned as ever; but
? as tue crowds of friends increased and tho
Btreuta around began to bo crowded with
village folk, uhouting their hnrrahs and
pushing to get the beat viow of tho happy
party on tho lawn, tho children began to
b Dhow sigus of excitement. Then Miaa
iJodge caught sound of tho church bells aa
. they bpvau to rinir. Thia wan followed hv
' ahrieha of steam whistles from factories
and steamers on tbo rivor. The noise, as
' it IncroaBod, began to rolax thesovero
i strain which tho entire family held over
5 their feelings, and one by one they grew
more animated. A brighter light came to
I tho eye and tho voices were raised a little
r higher. The air was tilled with shouts of
{ joy aa tho throngs grow thicker oh the
' streeto. The bells and guns from Hallowell
? and Gardiner, two ana six miles down the
> river, joined in the general din. News'
paper correspondents began to make their
1 way along to the party on the lawn, and
Mr. Blaine himself began to Bhow the of*
- fects of the tremendous excitement as the
t crowd grew largo and tho noise grow in
volume. It seemed ai thongh every work*
chop and store had emptied itself into the
' streets and everybody was excited and ju;
bilant. The Democrats caught the excite1
ment, and were inclined to feel that the
selection of an Augusta citizen was at least
I an honor to good citizans, and they were
' willing to join the glad colebralion going
1 on. Congratulatory dispatches kept com1
ing in as fast as the facilities of ttie tele
graph oflico could receive them. Extra
operators and a large force of messengets
were put on. The local train from Gardi
I ner and Hallowell brought in all that could
Btandon it. Tho two o'clock train also
hrnnoht nrnn-.l?
wvituo. -<xw o.ou u piOCt'HQlOU wag
, formed in the equare down town town.
Headed by a braes band, they marched
' over tho city and to Blaine's house, whore
1 thoy began a celebration they kept up the
i remainder of the night.
Among tho dispatchos received were the
[ congratulations of President Arthur, Sena
tor Logan aud Senator Hawley. A great
i crowd surrounded Elaine's residence last
evening, and ho addressed them as follows:
i Gentlemen :?I em sure I must regard
, this ob a compliment totally nnprecedent
ed in the history of politic i in Maine. I do
not dare to take tho compliment all to myi
eelfj but 1 recogaiza the earnestness with i
i which you are prepared to enter the pend;
ing national campaign, and I have the
pleasure to announce to you, from a diopatch
I have just received that I have myi
Bell the honor to be associated on the Republican
ticket with that brave and honor
, able Boldier, th&t eminont Senator aud true
man, John A- Logan, of Illinois. [Tremen* :
i doua applause and cheers. "Three times :
throo for Logan," and a voice, l,You can't :
beat that teem."]
< I om sure, gentlemen, I can add nothing 1
by a speech to that fact, and you would :
hardly expect mo to do more on this occa- 1
sion than To express to you tho very deep
obligations I feel under the extraordinary 1
comnlimnnt vmi h?vro '<* ><~ i
. y ? - rv*" ?" WUUU6
from your" bomcj in djpiant parts pi t^io 1
State 011 tho announcement of the action 1
of the National Convention. I wish my '
houflo was large enough to contain you all 1
as^my heart is. [Voices, "Good,' and J
cheers] 1
I am very sorry that tho elements are 1
not as auspicious as they mii/ht have been 1
for your vieit [a voice:; "We have been j
waiting f)r this shower' for eight years,"] j
and the way you stand it is good proof. I ]
am sure, that you are nqt fair weather
soldiers, but are as ready to come out in
Btorm as in suuehiue. Your energy and 1
earnestness of tbfa evoning give good \
augury of your soucewlul work in the can* :
vaBsin which you will Boon enter. j
Takoa to tho Door or Ills Residence to J
AUilrosN tlio Crowe!."' (
Washington, June 7.'?At 10 o'clock last ,
evening General Logan sat in his library 1
conversing with a friend upon the events
of the day's session of the convention at
Chicago. In the adjoining room Mrs. Logan
was conversing with a party numbering
eight or ten ladies and two or three
gentlemen. Half a dczen excited men j
yuahed in when Mrs. Lozan read the tele- ,
,:,raca announcing his nomination for Vice
president The General's face at the first '
salutation wore a look of something rpsem- t
Diing Burpnae, due it gave way to blunhes j
and broad smiles ai he was seized by ladies
and gentlemen and conducted to the front
window in reeporsa to tho demand from ]
the street below. "Speech," "speech," '
shouted the crowd of a thousand ,
white and colored men in about equal pro- ,
portions, and again the General, now a j
prisoner in the han'Js of his agreed captors,
tools up his iparpb. Tho way web cleared .
with difficulty through the hall, down stairs .
and out to the front door, where standing |
upon the steps of tho mansion, the General
was cheered very frequently by his visit- ,
orn. sSiieDC0 was secured and Genoral Lo- ,
gen jn a voice inaudible to more than half ,
the crowd, said; "Friends, I thank you ,
for your kind greeting to-night. I am not ,
prepared to mako a speech. Again I thank ;
you. Goodnight." Tho General and Mrs. .
f/)?an wore then conducted back to the
parlor oi tho mansion, and the doors being j
thrown open the crowds pressed in, and
forming in line, filed past, shaking the ex? ,
tended hands of both the General and his
wife, fn half an hour they were gone, j
isry ifrfaiun
On Mnlue'aNo??lutitlou-Cj?n'i Ijb NnafT; t
od I)y nCnrioou C'ainpMftcu. I
Washington, D. 0., Jane 7.?The Star, I
&n independent journal, editorially flame 1
up the situation ai follows J "It will be very ]
easy lor the Democrat to underestimate ]
the strength of Blnino and Logan as a
Presidential tippet. To begin with, they
will make a mistake if they think the candi- ,
datss can bo snuffed oat by curtoons. This \
line of attack wa? brought into popularity t
by tho enccees of $fast obtains*}. show- ]
iijg up JJocs Tweed and his precloup
gang" cl thieyca, but the trick haa .
now become too familiar to caueo i
much effect. No man was ever ,
caricatured more or wgree than Grant ,
but it is doubtful if he was hurt thereby, ,
Garfield, again, waB fiercely areaiicd in the ,
> uamp ^yay. but was triumphantly elocted,
' and Tilden, though for years the target of
caricature of the most lurid character, is
| to-day tho ono man of all who is tho acpepf?
: ed champion and idol of his party. Again
' it will not do to imngine that fierce personal
attacks on a candidate's integrity and
habits are going to run him cQ' the track,
This lino ot aeiault as also been overdone.
1 It was Eaid of Garfield that he 'hadn't a
' m/kM-fl' tf\ run on ami 1 in voo aUnnVmnnf
c ferociously on tho Credit liobilier Better
5 and other points whqre he waB supposed to
be vulnerable, but to no purpose."
r A Youthful Vrlip!na|.
> Cincinnati, 0., June 6.?ThLa; evening
, about 9 o'clock, on Kace street,, near the
J Arcade, George Donovan, 14 years
. old, stabbed Martin McQiven with a
3 penknife, severing . the femoral artery.
, Donovan had been following a pompany
b of boys who wanted to shake him. McA
Given at last held Dono van to lot the other
boys rnpXaway and wes stabbed. His
d wound is believed to be mortal, Donovan
4 has been arrested,
The Vtrlofli Xraiarri to be Conildtred?The <J?lck
Time Side by the Special CorrtepOBdenti' Train
Orer the B. A 0. Houd?in lodtpendent
Papei'i Opinion cb the NamlaatloB.
Washington, D. 0., June 7.?Mr. Willie
expects to call up in the House ol Kepre*
aentativee to-morrow, the Kiver and Harbor
Appropriation Bill and ask for night
sessions to continue to consider it. Frionds
of tho measure think a vote may bo reached
Monday evening or early Tuesday. The
General Deficiency Appropriation bill was
reported to the House Saturday and Mr.
Kanuall aula be would call it up Tuesday.
Tho measure is a long one and will proba*
bly require two or three dayB to dispose of
it. II a vote is reached before Thursday
Mr. Eaton will on that day call up the bill
relative to the .Presidential count. If opportunity
offers during tho week Mr. Lewis
will aak for a vote on the measuro prbvidinn
for tho forfeiture of the land grant to
the New Orleans, Vickaburg <k Biton
Rouge company, whicU romaina as unfinished
business. Saturday has been set
apart for the consideration of the bill to
amend the Thurman sinking fund bill.
The Utah bill is tho unfinished business
on the Senate calendar, and if Senator
Hoar returns in season it will probably be
called up Monday. No one can predict
the day of final action upon it. The Consular
and Diplomatic Appropriation bill
will be reported to the Senate Monday,
but will probably not bs called up for discussion
before Wednesday or Thursday.
Senator llill make an effort to secure consideration
of the Postal Telegraph Bill aftor
the Utah bill is diapoeed of if no appropriation
bills stand in the way.
or the Nitcclnl CorretpoiKlcuiN* Train
from (JtiicaKO to HaNhlocloD,
Washington, D. 0., JuneS.?The special
newspaper train over tho Baltimore and
unio jwaa convoying the Washington correspondents
from tue Convention, left
Chicago at 2:10 p. m. Saturday (or 8:10
Eastern time), and arrived here at 2 o'clock
thia afternoon. While the actual running
lime W8B but nine hours and thirty
minutes, the time of the Bpecial train from
Chicago to Chicago Junction, 273 milee,
was six hours and thirty minutes; actual
running time five houra and thirty-live ;
minutea, an average of upwards of fjftytwo
milea per hour, an unprecedented run
for the distanca.
At ono time .57 milea was accompliahed
in 50 minutes, and frequently single miles i
in from 56 to (3? seconds. Tho final 27 ]
miles from ^arnesvillo to tho Ohio river
was made in 28 minutes, and (i miles of the distance
was run in 4 minutes, or at tho '
rate of 90 milea an hour. _ Tho 403 miles 1
from Chicago to the Ohio river was run in j
LI hours and 20 minutes, including 38 <
stops, actual running time 9 houra and 20 (
minutes; or, the unparalled average for the 1
balance of over 50 miles per hour. The *
run from the Qhio river to Washington (
waa an excellent one, but no spacial effort |
tvfis made other than to bring j
ha onfiro n"
iiours until "Washington Junction -was
reached when tho engineer was in- '
Jtructed to run in the laat 44 milea at tho
rate of a mile a minute. Ho excelled the
limit by half a minute and ran 103 miles 1
in 14 minutes and the j4 milea in 43i i
minutes. * i
Notwithstanding tho high rate of speed ^
attained'the weary correspondents enjoyed ]
the most comfortaljlo night's repose, 'JL'ftere
is no doubt that the actual running time
oculd have been reduced to 18 houra between
Chicago and Washington, Tho correspondents
adopted a series of resolutions 1
thanking Major Pangborn for the luxurious
train, Charles Selden, of the telegraph )
Company,' for the splendid entertainment
luring the trip and conductor Davall for ,
bis magnificent run.
TtiC committee Report in Fttvor of Let? Uug
the Meaunre AIouo.
ffAsniNoTos, Jane 7.?An adverse rerv"?rK
mn^n tn.rttttf fka nnmmlllnn
Divil Service Reform upon bills to repeal
the civil service act, eay0 the committee
ias diligently investigated the workings of
:he commiaiion appointed to execute th9
law, pncl be0rlijy recommend it'for tho in- ,
lelligent and efficient administration of
that important branch of executive power.
Ehe report then sets forth and roviows the
avils of what ia known as the "spoil system"
of appointments to office, and continues
a9 follows: . 1
"gince the organization ci the Civil Service
Commission great good hes been ac- ;
jompliahed in rpany directions.and a bettor |
feeling.pervades the dominant public senti*
tnent on'the nubjoctof reform in the civil .
service, inspiring a hopo that at no distant
[lav the benefit3 of similar laws may extend
throughoutseveral States, and by harmony
and homogeneousneey of sentiment and '
action, much of that which now contributes 1
to the bitterness of political contesti and '
the scandal of our free institutions, shall
be forever eliminated and destroyed, both i
State and National. 1
"Your committee are entirely satisfied 1
witH tho thorough, conscientious and nonpartisan
work of the Civil Service Commis- \
iion, find are justified in the belief that its ]
continuance Will aid to a laigo degree in i
eradicating the prevalent cjils ot the civil
service 01 tne uovernment, removo just
coinplaipUr,d r"'?rp ?ublic confidence in 1
tbo work performed by those subordinate !
:flicials, and we can boo no vripdcm in the
proposed repealof thelaw. Your commit:ee
unanimously recommend tbe adverse i
report." 1
WorK o! tlic Kmi Urooj Gfoqlety, , '
Wabuikgtox, D.C., June ?.?Letters re- t
:eived here by the American fwociation ol i
Jio ped Croos-frora its preBidont, Mies i
3lara Barton, who has been engaged in
relief work along tho Mitsissippi, state that !
ilie is now moving slowly op the Ohio river
with the Red Cross steamer, on hpr rettirji i
homo. She stops at out of the way pieces
wuero mucn uioiress etill exiate,
mil hps lurnished hundreds of destltute
fiimiliu with household eupplieg
that could not otherwise haye been ;
ncqulrod iu months. She reports vftbt
tracts of country in the lnwer Mininippi
valley as still nsder water and the suffering
as estremc. ijijcli ptock mast perish notwithstanding
the tliqely government aid
and tho generous responses to the Red
Crcps appeal. She is still shipping supplies
to the local societies South and will keep
one general agent in the field until the calls
for help cease.
Cuii'l Ural It. .
Wabhisgio!!, Jnne 7.?Tho Democratic
managers hero admit that thoy will have to
exercise some ingenuity to make a more
comprehensive platform than the Bapnblicanahave
turned out at Chicago. In dedeclaring
against European contract labor,
the enforcement of tho eight hour law andthe
creation of a National Labor Bureau,
they Bay the latter have in a measure taken
the wind out of their sails, and the Democratic
Convention will havo no alternative
but to reaffirm to that extent tho Republican
platform. This makes the situation I
rfttfcei awkward, but when the time cornea1
A Dlltlod (lata In thl Soalti?Pratliloni Dill,
ffhltl Hmk?l I'dlnlrrri'.InK?Th? Killurs
U[ curd?Iron Ooll-K!(tl Hill Comlibi.
doubtlesa wava and means will be found
to Impart totlicso several proposltiona tie
appearance, If not the lorco or freabnesa, of
A first. K1UE.
One !Hmi VJtlfdnml Another Nuppovcd
to lie Family Ii*Jur?l.
tjmfol JJIixUc/l to Ita /nKIMenwr.
Oakland, Makylaku, June 8.?A report
reached hero today ol a peculiar
accident resulting in tho death of one
young man. nnd probably fata! Injury to
another. Nnnr liiul ! fcrnon ntnn mllaii
southeast of thia place, while Stephen
Grimes and William Brimble were enjoying
u friendly race this afternoon, Brimble'e
horso became unmanageable and ran
out of tho road and againet a tree, breuking ,
Brimble's neck nnd killing him instantly. ,
Grimen ran a hundred yards further when
bis horso made a similar break and throw*
ing him against a tree injured him bo severely
that It is thought he will die.
t'ntbollc OrdlnntlonM.
,,^altimoiik, June 7.?At St. Mary's Catholitf
Theological Sominary. tliere was ordinations
and conferring of orders to-day as
folio we:
Chicago: Minor orders, P. J. Muldoon,
J. M. Tiernev: Tonauro.'P. J- O'Connor. T.
Carnby nnd W. N. Perry. Cincinnati:
Sub-Doacons, Revs. J. H. Holthous, J. L.
Gusack, A. T. Soard; Tonsure, Q. H. Yon j,
der Aho, A. Gerdee, J. A. Shee, 0. A. r
Uickoy, M. P. Novilfe, M. J. Kelly. Gov- \
inRton: Sab-Deacon, Rev. \V. B. Ryan. a
Davenport: Deacon, Rev.'W. McCormick; fc
Bub'DeaconB, Rov.JJ. B. Humraert, J. F, o
O'Flanagar;' minor orders, J. F. Mahoney. jj
De(ftiit4~Kub-Di?acon, Rav. J. Garry; Ton* ^
aare, A. H. B. Maoey, J. M. Schreiper, L. v
I. F. Jirancbeau,. L. P. Golderick, M. J, j
Fleming, 0. Sporer, T. F. O'Rourke, W. H. ?
Reaney. Peoria: Minor orders, J. A. (
Donovan. - Pittsburg: Tonsure, J. 5 V. j,
HacklerjB. McDonald. Yincennef: Sub- ^
Deacon^ Rbv. P. H. Rowan. Colorado: q
Tonsure, J. J. Gibbins. Nebraska: Sub- ?
Deacon, R, S. F. Carroll; Tonsure, F. 0. ?
Freeman. a
I-'Iower'M VJ'uiiutjM.
Nkw Yoek, Juno 8.?Friends canvassing
for Mr. Flower, who have been canvassing 8
the political situation of this State, &
say of 1G8 delegates elected outside d
of New York City to tho Sara- n
toga Convention the first choice of a
all ia Tilden except in Syracuse, where tho 3
feeling is for Cleveland. The second choice *
according to thoir observations stand, o
Flower, 82} Cleveland, 20. r
w* B1
A WcUdlDtf Stopped, V
Cincinnati, June 8.?A scene occurred 2
at the Cathedral this evening when V/il- ?'
? a
liam Pattern arrived in a c:ach with Ella 0
Keating to be married, Anna Flynn, a I
woman with whom Patterson had J
been living, was thero waiting
aleo, aud when Patterson stepped out ^
)f the coach she seized him, toro _
aff his cravat and tore off hie clothing, ix
Ihe police took Anna Flynn to the ttation. ^
rhe clergyman refused to marry Patterson
md Ella Keating. Patterson is indicted (
lor a murder committed eighteen months J
igo. .
DouU Kuow What Jliey Will Do. S
New Yobk June 8.?The train bearing J
jevcral hundred delegates from Chicago ar-. r<
'ived at the Grand Oanlral depot this 15
norning. Among them were many "rer *
ormers" who refused to state what action ?
>vaa meditated in view of their defeat. The 11
Blain men were jubilant.
The cotton prospect in the Mompbis die- it
;rict is reported as fair. tc
General 0. E. Bibcock's funeral took b1
place at Washington Saturday. ^
The Roraan Catholic Kuighls of Ohio ft
iro holding a convention at Dayton.
The Louisville Commercial has been sued 11
for $10,0GQ damages for alleged libel. D
Twenty-sir sheep wero. killed by one P
ufcuvuiuu uum ?Ji ookuimiiottriiuruiony,u. "
The young Republicans of Cincinnati tl
bavo organized a Blaine and Logan Olub J.
d{ three hundred members.
The Republican National Committee n
meets at the Filth Avenue Hotel, New d
York, Jane 2G, for organization. p
The Union National Bank, of Cleveland ci
baa been authorized to commence business, aj
with a capiial of $1,000,000. . a
Theodore F. ftawey, of Qjborne, Ohio, P
has been disbarred from pension practice 11
by the Interior Department. v
Near Camden. O*, Luther Greenfield, J
while esleep on the railroad track, was u
crushed to death by a freight train. ^
The house of William Kosher, near fi
Shelby ville, Ind., was robbed of about $300 y
in poin he had been saving for many years, a!
At Sherbrpoke, Qie, Caliata Rail, aged 1
10; JccephCftstomtr, 15, and Octave Hope,' rt
18, were drowned while bathing. st
The 8upremo Court of Tennessee baa P
inirmwl . ilio r>nnR>{lnflnn?1ilv n( U
. .... ....... v# IUD ion
makiug the keeping of a gambling house a *
!elony. J1
Misa Gabrielle Greeley'a horee ran '
iwpy yesterday, capsizing her, breaking [L
ler right shoulder and bruising her interlally.
The body of* Captain Forest, keeper of
he-Oolchestor Reef Light, drowned in
November .last, ra found yesterday in ii
Lake Michigan. ' Bf
The Lutheran Ministerium, at Pljiladel- di
?bia, .adopted a.resolotion for the raising .
if S12f),000 for a new seminary building in
P^est-Philadelphia. : j W
/A. State Libor Convention will be held ta
it Oolnmbua, 0., on the 25lh inst, for the R
purpose of uniting the labor organizations r
jf the State, a
It is reported \j\ Chicago that tho Postal vi
telegraph Oorapjiny has purohflqed tho b
rigHn, title arid property of the Bankers' a<
ind Merchants' Company. w
Christian. Harlman, who had but c<
recently returned to hjs-.home_iit_ Fort ^
VYayne.Indiana, from the Insane Asylutn k
it Indianapolis, committed suicide by Cl
Hanging," ! ' h
Maria Bjjgkland, an insane inmate of the
Dhamnaijm county, 0., infirmary, has re ?!
[used lood for the pa6t eighteen days, eay- 7
ing it ig ^-rong to eat She iV rapidly J,!
casting away. j
In a railway accfdent on the Pittsburgh, i
Cleveland it Toledo railroad, ten miles Bi
from Akron, 0, seven Italian laborers a
wejo terribly ir jared. Two have died, and B
others cannot Recover. ^
The raco for the grand priaa of Paria for 1
10,000 franca wai won by the Duke of Cas-? t
triesB* brown polt, Little Doc. Mr. R. 0. p
Viner's bay colt, fyunbkin, second, and M. v
P. Aumont's che3tnut colt, Fra Diavalo, i
third. e
Twenty?four Salvationists were arrested 1
at Cleveland, charged with disturbing the
peaco. The Judge lined fcur.the others
demanding cjary trial. The Judge said
that they had become a nuisance, and ]
would havo to bo suppressed the same ai <
any other nuisance. ]
Depositors of the Penn hank, at Pith- ,
burg, havo filed a bill in equity against the ;
officers of the institution. The ball of
Prfsident Riddle waa reduced from $100,- i
000 to $30,000, and representative of the 1
1 depositors sinned the bond The depositors 1
will havo Mr. Kiddle testify against the
1 directors in civil auiti,
tiofc?ftool In the I'ttor.
Nkw York, June 7.?Special telegrams
to MradtiretCs from leading cities throughout
the United States Indicato that tho
volume of goneral trade, at a number of
centers, haa shown a noticeable increase.
This iB true at Chicago, notwithstanding ,
the distracting elements thero. AtPhila- |
delphia, at Boston, Chicago, S? Louis, Cin- ;
cinnati, Kansas City, Charleston, and at
other southern cities, a distinct gain in <
business is reported. Thie, while not '
narked, 1b conspicuous as being the tir6t 1
recorded sinco tho chcok given to general j
joinmerclal dealings by the curtailment of f
Dank discoints..in conBcquenco of the j
itock speculators'"finnlc in Wall street last fi
nonth. Trade in New York -commission ?
Iry gooda circles has been quiet, but job- e
)ers have don6 better than in the previous <]
reek, and fairly well for thto season of tho E
'ear. Prices generally havo been -well bubninoH
ProviBiona are dull. Tho corner in park u
a Chicago still, holds good, with littlo J
iroapoct of success,- aa the demand in all u
irectiono ia light Tobacco ia steady, but &
UBineflaia only moderate. SagaHsalow t(
f aale and prices heavy. Wheat has lost C(
atereat The only featuro of the week \
as been a leaa of 2,085,883 bashela in the t<
iflible supply on land and oea and tho two v;
aya' spurt in exports, which has diaap- it
eared. Prices sawed up and down. E
Irop newa ia quite a8 favorable as ever. w
teporta of damage from Southern Illinois, ei
lieaouri and' Nebraska are not serious, u
Told weather baa retarded the growth of 15
ndian corn some and atiffdned prices, t
,'ash wheat has decreased 2 s on the week, b
nd corn increased J ? c. e]
v the chicago ma1!kkt. 01
Brad stmt's Chicago advices last evening ^
late tbat wheat whb dull. Trading was a
mall, and there was Ecarcely any.shipping ^
emandand but small apecolative busi- cl
ess in futures. The market opened weak
t the loweBt prices'this week and rallied ^
aftcon covering by ahorta, duo to reports w
f damage in some sections by cheat* and p
oat Corn waB dull, with no preeaure to e<
all futures. There waa no shipping and a w
ery moderate speculative demand for No. rt
. Withdrawals from atore were mostly ?'
hipped East on owners accounte. Futurea
dvanced on June and July. The Bhorta
n hog products at Chicago iear a corner,
'ork was dull with ecarcely any demand. Cl
'/ices are about the lowest figures of
ae week. Lard was dull with acarcelv
ny trading lor cash or lutureB. The feel- "J
ig was weak. Packers say the hogs will w
ield largely. Short riba were weak, but ,
lere waa a good shipping domand from "
le east and eoulh. futures were freely ct
(Tered and were weak. Hams were in q
sodshippingdemand.: Hcga were movig
freely* v.'
There were 162 failures in the "United BC
tatea reported to. EradslreeCs daring tho II
est' weeki 'aa' compuied'with' 148 in the m
receding week, and with 148, ISO and 82 -p,
;apeclively in the corrceponding weeks of B,
583, 1882 ,and'.1881.. About SO percent hi
ere those of email traders whose capital n
as leBa than $5,000. Canada had 33, an ei
icreaao of 19. ai
iron. s!
The markot hi raw iron in the East ia aa
at and dull as ever. Buyere nro nottak- ?j
ig any iron, and holderB - have no stocks e\
?preaa upon them. No. 1 anthracite ia aa ni
lorfc of aupply aa ever, aa ia grey forge. &
o. 2 X is still in fairly full Bupply. Some r0
irnacea are known to have been deliver- a
lgNo. Xin place of grey forge, from h(
eceeaity, at theloea of the difference in
rice. There has been talk among farnace *)'
wnera of advancing the price of pig .iron u,
jc. per wn aner j ujy l. It ia quite Bare
iat nothing in that'direction will be done JI
rior to that time. Theanthracitofurnacea
applying the Eastern markets are csti- J
lateil to be turninpont about 20.000 tonB p
ally, " believed . to be les3 . than 40
ercent of the aggregate available
ipacity. Mill irdna are as dull
9 ;eveK * . The same. elements of
Dmpetition heretofore noted have been in
reserved by the failure to hold out againBt ai
le employea in the proposed reduction of U|
ages. The markotis as dull and priuea e
re as low as ever. . Steel rails'are at low m
bb apparently. Sales, though email, have ^
een made at' $32 per ton at tho mill? q\
hich is just $8'per ton lower than the
gore at wnich Mr. Carnegie declared one cj
ear ago to be the loweBt figure at which ^
eel rails could be manufactured \ in the cc
United Slates at a profit. Hradttreet'shaa b(
;ceived word that for a fortnight past the n
eel rail makers have been discussing a
rnnfttifion tho* a rtt _:n
?U? wt UlO llliUtJ KUUt ^
own and that the remainder pay over Bay 0f
L per ton on all raib Bold, to be divided PJ
nong thb mills bo shutting down! Some qX
ecision on thiaenbject ia looked lor at an m
xrly date. In caae of iie euccesa tho price er
; raila would probably bo marked abovo
le level lirat noted. fle
wool. d(
Boston, Mass., Juno 10.?The Advertiter E
l ito weekly review of the wool market *n
tya: The market has again been very
all, buyers having^lhe 'advantage. The
ocks of wool with dealers, are, however,
l yet bo .,light that priceaare fully sua- ^
lined, considering.the limited Inquiry.
eceipta are now increasing each week, in
eporta from the interior aro that there ia ?l
luil to tho apeculative tendency of pre- jn
ions Beafious. Buying wool on the sheep'a ia
ack ia very generally deprecated by conjrvative
men, and more solhanover, er
ben the tendency ia to lower priccej-ac- ea
>rding to meat viewe. But it is cferrain al
lat wool should be sheared before it is y1
ought and al80ji>?-allawed?to-collect at in
antral' pDtatfc ITo one can foreseethe w
itnre ol the "wool market. It ia well to V
ope for the beet, but to mako wool active, m
'oolen goods must improve radically. In- i8
lead o! an increased conoumption of wool, 89
iere Is serious talk of .many mills being
losed in July, and oven now mills are
ot being worked to their fullest capacity,
'he market for knit goods 1b in much the m
ame condition as woolens, aud -.papers L
re being circulated among manufacturers ci
o as to aecuie a curtailment of production u
y shutting down for sixly or thirty days. _
!he only encouraging reports came from Ri
he West regarding the crops, which a,
tfomise to be larger than laat year, and .j
7e all know,that that means a later and im- ^
>roved trade at the West, Money is, how- i\
iver, tight thore, and this ia checking 0
ocal speculation in wool. ^ fl
Dlniuul Hwnnip on FJrp, ^
Ealtimore, Md., June 7.~Tho steamer
Danville reports a demo smoke hanging
)ver the lower part of Cheaappke Bay. It
reachoa from Cove Point to the Capes, and }
a caused by'the forest Urea raging in the j
Dismal Swamp of Virginia. The burning (
section ia thickly wooded with pine, and ]
has now-been on Are for oevera( days. The (
dwellings! and outbuilding of many reii* t
denta have been 'destroyed. The smoke (
Bud reainoua odor of the burnisg pine fill <
the air for miles around, and can oven be
noticed bb far away as tlio mouth o( tho
Potomac, In tbe lower part ol the bay the
emoko is bo dense that tho rigping of vessels I
cannot bo seen more than n few hundred
yards away. Homo nix or Bevon years sro
tiiere was a similar fire in tbo same section
which was yery destructive.
In I'reoTrntfo I*n?raua~ino Industrie
London, June 7.?Mr. Thomas Burt, who
represents Morpeth in the House of Commons,
and who ia perhaps the only true
exponent of labor in that body, expressed
himself vory froely to-day to your correspondent
reading tho present great depression
in the shipping industry in tho
North of England.
"The ship-building trade in the North is
practically at a standstill," said Mr. Burt,
'and there probably never has been a timo
n its history whoa the outlook for an immovement
was as indefinite and uncom- ,
orting as it is at present. Whole .
leets of large stoamors are lying J
die in tho Tyne, and on tho "Wear 1
hip-building in the old nnnno ??<><> *
lmoBt cessbdto be an iudustry. Thou*
auda of persona aro unemployed, and the
liatresE?actual want of food aud Bbelter. I 1
oean?Ib fearful in tbo extreme, Tho la or
organizations, usually strong, as a rule,
a tho North, are wholly unablo to answer /
be calls upon them for relief, thoso lew
lembera who have managod to retain c
rork being unablo to meet the demands
ihich are made upon them. The distress
1 Sunderland is particularly marked. 1
lany hitherto well-to-do families have had R
> apply to the authorities for relief." I
In answer to a question regarding the j
Dal and iron trade of Northumberland, _
lr. Burt said that there was not bo much 0
) complain of iu that direction. Tho trade I
as fairly good, but not nearly so brisk sb h
u6uslly is at this period of the year. At
urham tho depression in -the coal trade
as very serious. " Thousands wero also nn- P
mploVcd in that diatrictj'vand the suffer- ?
igs of the working people appualedstrong- ri
rto the sensibilities of the-bonevolenU P.
ho iron trade on tho Teela was also in a P
iid way. The few who wore at present a
tnployed worked only" halftime and eked ?
ut a miserable existence on the pittance "
iuh afforded. M
Mr. Burt, in reply to a question as to tho n
wees of this uuusual slackness in trade, a
hich had bocome almost national in its R!
baracter, paid that in' the shipping trade ?]
le only apparent causo was overbuilding. 11
a the coal and iron trade, overproduction .
robably explained, at least in a limited J1
ay, the want of work. He was not pre- Ij,
ared to go any farther than that. Politico- A
:onomic measures for relief, he thought,
ere too remote, and while he hoped lor a ?J
icovery by the end of tho year, ho would D
ot state on what ground his hope was
"cu? r-- 0
rlttclftoa by the i.ouUou "riinea*' uutl K
**uU Moll "Unzelir." G
London, Jane 7.?The Times nay a: et
Blaine's nomination 'will be received u
ith satisfaction. Not only Iifb he been g
te most popular candidate, but tho moat Yi
mspicuous and respected politician in w
le ranks of the Republican party, which
as done itself honor by the nomination of a
> well known and distinsuiehed a man. e:
the Democrats could make up their ^
und to a definite, repsonable free trade J.
Dlicy they would certainly secure more w
mpathyon this sido of the Atlantic than u
itherto. Meantime, we conRratulate the
epublic on the choice of a candidate so
ninently suited as Blaine is to represent
id .- uphold the dignity of the United I
Under the headins. "A Bflsrnucfipiii
ayond the Sea," the Pall Mall Gazette uaye: $
Ulaine'a nomination is the moat notable .
rent for England sines Lincoln's aeeaeat- c
ition. Wherever Blaine can oast the c<
ritteh from the position they hold on tho P
merican continent ho will endeavor to c,
iplace English influence and trade by v
merican. His menacing intimation that r
3 would disregard tho Olayton-Eulwer it
eaty in an evil ?ugnry for the future rela- rj
jna ol England aud America, His inter- V.
rntion in Peru waa moet ominous whon rj
? declared that he disliked England to ?
in commercial triumphs in fields legiti- ^
ately belonging to America. England w
ill watch with extreme solicitude the .
ogiees of the campainn." ?
Kunsia'H xbreutH. 01
London*, Juno 7.?Much uneasiness has
jen caustd among Government officials B,
i London by the latcBt. Imperial utter- ai
icca from St. Poteraburg. This ie attrib.ed
to a. growing belief in Russia that A
ukibuu in graunaiiy retiring iroui lis lor- ci
er policy of eiopiro extension. Kura'a F
formally announced that it liBsde(ied
to abandon its recent intention of ,1
racuatlng Central Asia, and hn pro- ,[
aimed a determination to extend id U
sialic frontiers. This announcement w
mtaico for Eogland a stinging threat, ,,,
Jing coupled with tlio declaration that b
nEsia believeb it will ba better for Eng- ?
nd to confino her energies in the East in "
10 future within the natural boundaries ?
India. Tho Czsr'a advieers go to groat
linB to assert that Eueaia;hao no tftBieno
1 India, but it ia impcn3ible for Englishen
to belitva that Uaseian states aro not
igaged in constant intrigues iu that hl
ruction The English people, however, n]
em to bo apathetic concerning any m
j uu?o, uuu uio preBeui
ogilnh government seems too alraorbodlni
tlie troubleoorao Egyptian question to
operly meet the new Issue. In
> q|
V Trouble lit Nollii.
Sofia, Juno 7.?The Servian Diplomatic 8!
;ent, under threat of instant withdrawal,
jmanded the reinstatement ot tiro mill- re
ty poet on thia side oi the' Mimck, the A
jmediate expulsion from Sofia and vari- tt
is districts of ell Servian refngces, inclnd- ra
g Metropolitan Michael. The populace p'
greetly incited. oi
Bulohaue, June 7.?'Tho Servian Gov- 8i
nment lieu announced that a number of tr
coped revolutionists whom Bulgaria has 0
lowed to live in the vicinity oi the Ser- w
an frontier, around Widdin and Sofia,
vaded Servian territory, burned houaea fr
id.killed the Mayor of Bautcbie, near tt
ratarni'za, and occupied Mt. Drevenik, tc
sar Rescove!z. The entire Timak district
alarmcjl. The Premior haa demanded
A 8iicC(?tf(ilUx|iorluirnl. ri
London* Jane 7.-rO?car \Yilde, who was r(
arried last Tuesday to Miss Constant n
loyd,haa written a silly and thoroughly r(
laractoriatic letter to a friend, in which u
q saya he has not been dieappointed in si
larried life. He feels confident of hie v
bility to Buatain its labor and anxieties, >
nd sees an opportunity in his new relaons
of realizing a poetical conception .
hich ho haB long entertained. Ho eayB J.
,iat Lord BeaconBlleld taught tho presa
f England a new style 01 oratory, and v
imilarly he intcnda to set an example of
bo pervading kfluenco of art in matri* r
aony. . t
Ainoricitu Hccarlllcn lu London. t
London, JuneS?On tho London Stock *
Sxchango there is very little business doing *
n American securities. A leading broker,
in being questioned to-day regarding tho 1
ratlook for tbe American market, taiu that :
*ew York Central would undoubtedly de- :
:!are its usual dividend, but that informa*
ion concerning the traffic of the road, and
jn other important pointa, waa undoubt*
idly being withheld*
The Cold Blooded and Unprovoked Slurdor of
Hamnfl DonllBR at Bt(ub;nillle Y??tcrdajr.
1 Jllnor Shootlag 1 (Tttr to the Sims City.
Nombor of Arrenti Stado on Kmplclou.
Steitoknvillk, 0., Juuo 8.?Tho Fifth
Ward, in this city, was the scone to day of
amyaterioua murder. At an early hour
this morning John Buchanau, aged nineteen,
shot John Branigan in the leg. About
an hour later John Yoder, David Toiler,
Tony Brogan and Samuel Dowling were
walking up tho Cleveland and PittEburg
Railroad track on tluir
way home, when two shots' weio
fired from the bushes on the roadolce.
One ball entered Bowling's brain near
.he right oar and killed him instantly.
Buchanan gave himself up for shotting
3ranigan,but denied killing Dowling. Tho
wo Yodors and Brogan havo been arrest*
id on snsplcion, Dowling was a coal
niner and married. ,
went viuuiai * AOAOiinY.
tii acconui 01 tuts I'otuiuciicMitcnt
fxeroUcN at tlint ItiHlllulloit.
' orrarpondence qf the JnUlUgenar.
Buckiiannok, \V. Ya;, Juno 0.?The
[rat annual commouceuieat of .'Weet' Virinia
Academy occurred in tho United
Jretbren (Jhurch at Backhannon Wednesday
and Thursday evenings, June 4th ar <1
th. .Under the supervision of Profdcfcr
k F, John this institution, though yotinjr,
,98 won for itself an enviable, raputatiin
ithe State, and promieoa much to its
atrona the coming yc-ar. Daring tho past
ear about eighty students havo been ensiled,
the moat of whom havo made comlondablo
progresa in their studies, and exreaa
entirelatisfaction with thaiuttruction
ad general.manogement 'of"'fiffiiiBr-vThe'?
vening oxercisca consisted in addresses on
istory and various practical subjects,
'hich wore treated iu a philosophical manor
and elicited applause.. from tho large
adience present. The piano sotog, duetts,
ad vocal quartettes, were ronderoil with
ulendid efl )ct, which apoka well for Mrs.
tall, tho muaic teacher., .
One of the special features of tho occaon
was "Die Wacht am llheiu," rendered
y the claM in German, led by tho teacher,
lis Justina Stovens.
The people of fiuckbannon turned out
a inasso both evenings, and commend in
righteat terma the exereiBea throughout.
Locotiioilvo UiiiiurixpioiloK. *
mcspondence of tU Iiitciiijenccr.
KKYSKR,Juno 7.?As prssenger engine
'o. 275 waa getting ready to tako tho No.
West from Keyeer to Grafton, and while
anding at the wator station, suddenly blew
p with a terrible report. The engineer,
ua'Hilleary, and fireman, Millard Davis,
ero both off tho engine. Mr. Hilleary
aa standing close to the fire box and waa
rotected to a great extent by the driving
'heela. Aa it was ho got scalded como
bout the faco end body, but not to a great
stent. Fireman D-iviaescaped uninjured.
ortionB cf the boiler and bell were found
good distance from tho engine. The
limine and part of the machinery ia badly
recked and will have to have .a new
ron Worhd Burned?FonrChifdrcn Con
sumod In a Dwcltiui:.
Indianapolis, Ind., Jnno 7.?The.Inianapolia
Malleable Iron works burned
hnigbt. Lose, $60,000; owned by a stock
smpany, A. A. Pole, of Cleveland, Ohio,
resident. The firo was discovered in the
jpola, after tho works lmd shot down,
ollowing is tho insurance: Imperial,
ondon, $15,000; Horre, Now York, $15,)0;
Phojair, Hartford, $15,000; Traderb,
hicago, $10,000; MBunfftciurrire'; Bonton,
>,030; Citizens'; New York, $15,000; Star,
ew York, $10,000; West Chester, New
ork,.$3,500; Shoe and Leather,Boston, $3,10.
ChilIjIcotiik, O., June?.?A firo at Bainridge,
last/ night, dostroyed tho livery
ably of George Armstrong and a number
[ dwellings. Thomas A., sou of Mr. Arm
rong, ogfcd 10 years, while, attempting to .
jt horses out-of the burning stable, was
lflocated and burned to death. Loss
oout $15,000, slightly insured.
Ottawa, June 7.?The residenco of
lexauder Carroll, twenty miles from this
ty, waV burned "by lightning lait night,
our children nnrlshed.
Pksmoinks, Iowa, Juno 8.?This evening
le large roundhouse and repair nhops of
io Wabash, St Louie & Pacificist. Louie,
asmoinea & Northern and Dtanioines &.
orthwesteru railroads burned to 'tho
ound. It ia supposed to bo tho work of
1 'incendiary. Nino engines wore deroyod,
also all tho machinery, tho stalls
i tho repair shops together with one pp.amger
coach. Approximate loss $125,000.
Tlie Orange L'elrbrtttlou at Kewry.
London, Juno 8?The Oriiage mooting
ere to-day protested against theproclalation
of Earl Spencer directed against tho
ieeting'of their brethren, which was anounced
to-day at Newry. They expressed
leir Bympathy with tho loyaliala of Ire*
ind and resolved to give them every csotance.
Shortly befornthe meeting soprated
a telegram was received, stating that
50 Orangemen had storied.
Ne\vry," June S?The Nationalists paided
the str'ceta with bands and banners,
meeting was held outside tho town. On
io return of tho Nationalists from the
icetihg thoy threw stones, and when tbo
rocGGBion reached tho Pro,teetant quarters
; the town the Protestants ..retaliated,
sveral shots wero fired. The police anil
oops interfered. Four Nationalist and
rangemr.n were arrested. Many persona
ere injured.
Tho OrancRtriPn who wrrn fn
bra Eaglar.d to If e wry were stopped by
le Sneretary of the Orange BOciety, owing
) Spencer'sproclamation.
A SnbBUliito for Cottoxi.
London, June 7-.?Certain Russian natuilists
claim to have mad3 a discovery in
iferenco to tho opilobinm plant which
tay revolutionize tho cotton trade ol Eujpe.
The epilobiom, which in moro poplarly
known P3 tho "willowherV' from tho
lape'of its leaves, hps hitherto been'cultiated
solely for its flower, which grows
om tho top of tho pod. ?Tho Russian saanta
now claim that this pod can be made
j yield a fiber possessing many of tho valablo
qualities of cotton fiber.
In the experiment made thia fiber has
teen ginned, spun and wove oucceaafully
m a small ecale. An economic society in
it. Petersburg hcs now potitioncd tho Czar
o set aeido como Stato lands for tho scion
mc cniuvauon 01 opiiomum and tbo'coninuation
of bxpenraenla for improving
,ho fiber.
Hon. Judge J. M. CcmnuuiiY; Cleveland,
[>., eayi:"I bavo used icortaofpllo cures,
md it afforda mo pleasure to cay that X havo
never found anything which given such iraraedateand
permanentreliefta Dr. William's
Indian Pile Ointment."
Wholeiale Afctnti: Ioqan&Co., Whaelim?
Va., and J. 0. Dm & Co., Bridg"^
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