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Offices No*. 'Jo and SI Fourteenth Street.
All tlio world seems to be getting o
rollers. It is a very pretty craze.
They are pressing St. John. Woultln1
ho do well to light for Canada before the
catch him ?
Ohio's Legislature meets to-day. Th
folks on the spot say tliat some for wi
fly this winter.
If the Congo region must have a kin;
why not put up Stanley, who invento
that region.
Don't Camden and Davis hear tho Stat
House organ calling, sweetly calling
"Oh, ho, tho wooingo' it!"
Whiskv will play a prominent part ii
tho Ohio Legislature this winter. Fe\
Legislatures get along without "suthin
President Arthur's friends at Alban;
say ho lias not boon and will not be a can
didate for the Senate. Perhaps the Presi
dent is waiting until all the candidates an
killed oft
Squirk Buchanan is a good man to lil
out of his office. Ho should never havi
been put in it. The County Counnission
era will do a good work if they givo him i
chance to reform.
Order reigns in Moorefield. The clerk
elect has the olUco and also 9 gashed head
.Somebody must have boen excited. Thf
old clerk might as well have gone out ii
peaceful dignity. They die hard.
Mrs. Blaine was not at tho Whiti
House on New Year's day, and the gos
sips aro gossipping about it. It doesn'
seem to have occurred to the gossips tha
Mrs. Blaine may have preferred to remaii
at homo.
? Superintendent Butcix deserves tho sub
stautial compliment of unanimous ro-elec
tion. He is a well-informed, enthusiasts
and successful educator and has dom
splendid work for the public schools 0
Mr. Evarts may not be elected Senato
from Now York, but ho is tho kind 0
material to fashion into a good Senator
Conkling,on the other hand, is the sort o
man whoso attention ought never to b
drawn away from himself. The cold worl<
has no right to break up a man's hiippi
The Princess Beatrice is having a rougl
timo of it for a Itoyal Highness. After i
life of royal monotony with her royal an<
imperial mamma, she is to marry aGermai
Prince, and both of them are to be unde
mamma's eye. Since it isn't a lovo matcl
porlmps tho young peoplo won't care
But the English ppople may be pardonci
for looking on tho whole business witl
unfriendly eye, for it is to add $30,000i
year to their burdens. Tho Queon is i
very ricli woman, but she has never beoi
fond of spending her money. She prefer
to lot her subjects spend theirs.
In Savannah tho Western Ujiion Tele
graph Company has been having a tini
with its messenger boys. During 1384 th
company employed 150 boys, and tho;
avoraged a month each in tho company'
service. AVhilo they did work they gav
a great deal of troublo and little satisfac
tion. Now colored boys haVfe been cm
# ployed. They get the same wages and ar
doing their work well. It is to bo hopei
that they may continuo to doservo com
inundation. There eecms to bo soinethin
in tho nature of the service which undei
minca a white boy's moral charade
makes him "fresh" and hard to handle
Perhaps the colored boys are proof again?
that something, whatever it may bo.
It is said to be a fact that John R. M<
Lean, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, ha
bought tho New York Star, tho Tamman
organ. Mr. McLean, it seems, desires t
be where ho can hammer Cleveland a
short range if things don't go to suit hin
Tho Slar has never been a paying pit
perty. It lacks tho Associated Tress nowi
it supplies no special want, is not so goo
a newspaper or so bright as to go to th
front where the competition is so Bharj
The Western stylo of journalism has buil
up tho New York World, long a "deac
horse," and perhaps it may put tho bloo
of profit into the Star. Tho salo of hi
newspaper is further corroboration of th
statement that John Kelly is passing on
of politics.
So eminent a man in throat and chef
diseases as Dr. J. Salis Cohen, of Philade
phia, is preaching a'crusado against hcav
fur wraps in goneral and the precious set
akin in particular. Dr. Cohen makes th
point that these wraps are fit only for ver
cold weather, yet being liandaomo an
fashionable aro worn "in pretty much a
8orts of weather."
They do not permit proper circnlatioi
are thrown back when fhe body luis bee
unduly heated, expose the chest an
throat, and causo cold, consumption an
death. Ho would replace tho heavy fui
with lighter [garments in which thore i
Bufllciont warmth. Perhaps Dr. Cohe
would; but or dear girls, who look so wel
piled up with furs, won't?that is, the
won't if thoy can help it. Thoy wi
rathor regard Dr. Cohen as a "^orri
thing." _______________
Tub administration shows a greater di
siro to mako it appear that it did all
could to holp Blaine than itshowedjto he!
him when help was needed. In its ofloi
to show to good advantage it throws or
the silly suggestion that the National Con
mittee did not want its help. Thore nov<
was a timo in the whole campaign whe
the National Committeo would not ha\
appreciated anything on tiie part of tii
administration that would have looke
like a desire for the election of Blalno.
President Arthur's great raisfortuno
that he hitched too many small men<l
his coat-tails. Tho patriot Hatton soemc
to think tho Republican party had insal
ed, if it had not coldly ignored, him win
it nominated Blaine for President. It
a liandsomo tribute to Mr. Blaine th
men of Hatton'a kidney werq against hi
tod are still against him.
q Will be Made To-day, and Governor mil
Will Aiiutno the Belna of the Emplrs
htnte?-Krwlu Wins the RepublU
t can Nomination forSpeuker.
y . .
Albany, N. Y.f Jan. 5.?Lieutenant
Governor Hill will call tho Senate to order
H to-morrow and after prayer a recess will
be taken, unless the Assembly organizes.
On the reassembling of the Senate a mtssage
from Governor Cleveland announcing
j his resignation, will be read, and the message
from tho incoming Governor Hill
will follow, dealiug with tho affairs of tho
e State.
? Gov. Cleveland has filed several pardons,
among them that of Mary Hooy,
connected with Mother 3Iandelbaum, the
n New York "fence."
v The Democratic caucus to-night chose
1 Assemblyman Peter McCann chairman.
Win. C. Ely was honored with tho nouiiY
nation for Speaker for the Assembly. In
. making the nomination of Peter
. McCann at tho caucus, Assemblyg
man Bosch said: "Tho Democratic
party entered on tho year 1885 with its
slur in the ascendant, and it would continue
to go oil with the good work so
1 auspiciously begun under G rover Cleveo
land. Let us be watchful of the interests
. of the people; let us conduct ourselves eo
that tho peoplo will appreciate and applaud
our purposes." ,
Kruln Wins.
Albany, n. Y., Jan. 5.?Hubbell has
* oecn wunurawn irom iroui tau ruco iur
J llcpublican candidate for Speaker. This
i leaves Erwin alone in the lield, and the
winner. The contest wont on all morn- ;
ing and afternoon in the corridors of the >
i Del a van House, and at ono time Hubbell (
. was apparently ahead: but the friends of
, Erwiu suddenly ralliedaud swept the Held
{ before them.
Wltli His Trip South?ICiuhneitt of Alnbama i
and Teuuo?ite?,
Washington-, Jan. 5.?Mr. Randall re*
turned this morning from his Southern
c trip and speaks in exalted torms of the
3 pleasures which it afforded him. The
f mineral resources of the States visited surpassed
anything ho had over witnessed,
lie thought his own State of Pennsylva1
nia rich in this respect, but he is satisfied
that Alabama and Tennessee, when fully
' developed, will outstrip any of the Northf
em Stutes. The people generally express*
u ed much gratification at tho election of
. Cleveland, hut were too much occupied 1
with business interests to meddle in poli*
* tica. i
Mr. Kandall, in alluding to Secretary
Chandler's letter relative to the bill
i making appropriations for the navy which
i passed the Senate before the holidays, '
j said it fully sustained tho House Commit- i
tee in refusing to even consider it. What i
1 the Senate Committee should do irnme* j
r diately.hu said, was to pass the House
i proposition extending the appropriation
for thirty days. Uy the end of that time i
J tho ditlercnco existing between tho two <
1 houses could be adjusted and all ncces- 1
i Rarv limironriutioiiH for tho last half of the ?
i year ending the 30th of June passed.
1 an noun in* tiff? waiter.
Rescue of n Party ut iiiruo who Broke '
5 Through tlie Ice. 1
Lancaster, Pa., Jan. 5.?A tlirilling {
escape from drowning occurred at the ,
u dam at.Greeuland Mills, about threo uiilee i
B from the city, yesterday afternoon. Miss
Emma High, aged 18 years, daughter of J
8 County Kecordtr High, her brother, |
e aged 10, and a young woman
u living at George Buckwalter's, attempted
to cross the dam of Greenland Mills, to
Q visit a friend on the opposito side. When ,
j they were about half way over the ice
broke and precipitated the party into the
water. They screamed luHtilv for help, 1
6 at the same time supporting them- <
- selves by holding on to the ice. which
P continually broke from their weight.
/ A large crowd gathered on both shores, I
" but were unable to render any assist* <
ance as the ice was too insecure to sun port i
any considerable weight. Finally, Chris- I
tiau Kohrer secured a boat, and cutting a
>. passage to admit it, hewed his way to the
a struggling party and rescued them, the
young women being in an almost uncony
scions condition from the intense cold '
o when rescued. The party had been in the
it water over an hour.
' Protecting Grunt.
h Washington, D.%0., Jan. 5.?Gcnoral
'? Sherman visited the War Department this
^ morning hnd spent some time in calling
6 upon the Secretary of War,.General
' Sheridan and other oflicials. A reporter
It asked for information as to the progress of
the movement for the relief of General
j Grant "I can't tell you anything about
it," replied General Sherman, "except
18 that the matter is in strong hands. It is a
e very complicated case," he continued,
it "and no one can tell the result, but as 1
said strong men are interested in it. The
very best lawyers are looking after
|t Geno'ral Grant's interests. They will be ,
I protected as far as possible."
^ A "Water-bury" Kdltor.
i! Chicago, Jan. 5.?Wjn. T. Hill, pube
Usher of Leisure Ilourt, was arrested by a
v postotflce inspector to-dny on a charge
d of using tho mails forfraudulentpurposes.
II Hill professed togivo upon tho receipt of
forty cents a Waterbury timo keeper to
every one who subscribed for
i> his paper. Tho allegation is tho
n timo piece is not tho silver Waterbury
(1 watch, but a cheap tin sdltangrapli or
, compass. It is stated that Hill has done
u an extensive business. Ho cave bail in
* $1,000.
18 United l'oital Notes.
n Cincinnati, 0., Jan. 5.?*C. F. Henderson,
representing himself as traveling
y agent for Gates & Company, of Lowell,
11 Mass., was bound over to the United
d States Grand Jury to-day by Commissioner
Probasco. to answer a charge of presenting
raised postal notes. He was arrested
at Piqna, Ohio, and identified by two or
[t three postmasters as the man who received
payment on raised postal notes.
P Henderson denies that ho was at tho postrt
ofllCe whero tho notes woro presonted.
Points to tireasers.
l" Galveston, Jan. 5.?Tho Xnvt Unacde
?r special reports tho finding of two bodies
n of well-to-do sheepmen, Henry Kuble
man and " Joseph T. Stein, on
10 their ranch, near the Kenney
id connty line, both having been dead several
days. They were evidently rnurj
dered whilo sleeping, chopped with an
* axe, and the camp robbed. Certain clues
to point toIMoxicans.
k Lynched lint Alive.
Ralkigh, N, C., Jan.fi.?The latelynqh,n
lug at Clayton, of two negroes, shot and
thrown into the river, receives sensational
A interest by the alleged reappearance of
ib one of the negroes, Henry Davis, in a
neighboring county.
The Unfinished Work that the Kolons will
Iluve to Wrestle With.
Colcmbc-8, 0., Jan. 5.?The legislative
solons are beginning to gather from all
parts of the State for their annual circus,
which meets in adjourned session tomorrow.
A huge calendar of unfinished business
confronts them upou tho very threshold
of the now session, in which there is
business enongh to keep them busy, if
properly attended to, until long after the
daisies bloom in the coming spring. Thero
are ninety-four Senate bills pending in the
Senate, besides thirty-one liouso bills.
In addition to this, there are nine
Senate joint resolutions, five House joint
resolutions,and tltree Seuato resolutions
to be disposed of. In the House the prospect
is even more flattering. Two hundred
and twenty-four House bills demand
attention, while there ure on tho liouso
calendar twenty-six Senate bills, twentyone
.Senate joint resolutions, eight House
joint resolutions, and thirteen House
resolutions. Among tho important and
novel measures and resolutions pending
in the two Houses we recall a few to show ,
the probable bent of Legislative action
during the coming session. Senate bill
No. 83 is "to establish a State asylum for
the care of inebriates." Senate bill No.
124, "to facilitate the conversion of toll <
roads into free roads." While many toll
roads have been converted into free pikes .
by special.acts of tho Legislature this bill
is intended as a general measure, and to 1
effect all toll roads. Senate bill No. 145 is i
"to regulate the rental allowed for tho use ;
of telephones. This is a measure aimed at ,
the monopoly enioyed by the telephone
companies. Bill No. 1UG is to license deal- J
era in railroad tickets, and is intended to
protect the traveling public from the J
swindles of unprincipled scalnere. Senate ,
bill No. 211 is to require physicians and !
druggists in writing prescriptions to use
Ihe common and best known English 1
term for the medicine used. The bill is {
in the interest of common sense, and will
havp a tendency to lessen the number of
L'oroners' inquests caused by the mistakes '
of drug clerks. ,
. .1.- rr t-Mi is ii._ I
.wiiuug uiu tiuuau uiuspciiuiug in me
>enato is one to aid in tho better collection
of taxes on personal property and tho <
regulation of safe deposit companies, trust I
companies, and banks receiving special
douse bill No'. 190, "to prevent gambling
in grain, stocks, petroleum and provisions
is a stock measure, and evidently intended
for "buncome."
House bill No. 247 "to confer appellate
and other jurisdiction upon the Circuit
Court," is intended to supplement tho
recent judicial amendment to tho Constitution."
Aiuong the Senate joint resolutions is
oue in reference to the tariff on wool, calling
upon Ohio Congressmen to support
the Converse taritf bill. Several bills and
resolutions looking toward the encouragement
of forestry culture are also on the
lailendar. Senate joint resolution No. 23,
by Mr. Elliott, relative to submitting tho
jrade license umendment, is likely to be
The fate of the two parties in Ohio !
probably rest upon the disposition of this *
measure, and it will undoubtedly provoke
more discussion than nuy other bill pond*
ng before the Legislature this winter.
Kesolution No. 09, relative to offering a
reward for tho arrest of tho murderers of
Uaptain John Desmond, was introduced
jy Mr. Crowell, but emanated from Governor
Hoadly. IIouso bill No. 04 is to restrict
the sale of liquors within 1,200 feet
if niw? nnblic firhnnl lmiUliiirr. Ilnnm
bill No. 057, "to provide against prefer- t
ment of creditors by an insolvent credi- 1
tor" is intended to cut oir tho preierred
claims of the "uncles, the cousins, and the
luuta" of tho baukrupts. It is perhaps
the ono bad feature of the bankrupt law,
and this remedial amendment should be
passed. House bill No. 100, "to compel
the taxation of real estate of railroads and
corporations the same as tho real estate Of
private individuals."
House bill No. 149, providing for the
'prompt payment of tho wages ol^abor,"
limits a day's work in any mechanical or
manufacturing business, where the contract
is silent, to eight hours, und that the
person employed shall, if not paid within
fifteen days, have a lien on any article
that his labor shall have helped to proJuce.
Mr. Brunner'B House bill No. 100, "to
regulate the errors of medical colleges, to
prevent mistakes in diaguosing disease, to
:rush out egotistical ignorance, and to
reward truth, justice and right, and to add
healthful vears to thousands of suffering
sitizens of Ohio, and for other purposes,"
explains itself.
Perhaps the measure that will provoke
the bitterest tight is House bill No. 544,
by Mr. Poe, "to provide /or tho publication
of school text books, aud making appropriations
therefor." Already the
schbol-book ring are in the Held to fight
this ruca uro if it is passed, or to put up a
job of their own, if they see tho opportunity
to do so safely.
In Iowa Kdltor'* llmu ut Thing* Which
Hotuo People Can Toll.
Des Moines, Jan. 5.?In an interview
between a newspaper correspondent and
Mr. Clarkson, of the Stale * member
of tho Republican National Commit....
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tee, iur. v^mrktkjn, wuun mm-u 11 no uuu ^
read St. John's rojoinder.to Joseph McCullough-'s
denunciation of him in the
St. Louis Globe-Democrat, said: (
"I hear St. John demands the proof |
that he sold himself to the Democrats. If |
he will authorize two persons I can name |
to tell what they know and givo evidence ,
St. John knows they possess, ho can have t
the proof quicker than he offered to sell ,
himself to the Republican party, and the 1
pricfc he ask'ed. 1 would advise him to be 1
cautious in tho use of language, or he may j
raiso the embargo before lie is aware of it. ,
The facts will como out in dud time to
show that he is a scoundrel. Give him *
rope enough and he will hang himself." J
ExpoMtloa Society AmIrim. 1
PirrsuuRoir, Pa., Jan. 5.?A deed of in- '
voluntary assignment was filed with the \
Recorder to-day by tho Pittsburgh Expo- i
sition Society by which they assign to L. i
II. Matthews for the benefit of creditors 1
their assets. The liabilities aro not stated.
This was done pursuant to a meeting of '
the directors held two weeks ago.
Itrookl) n Urldge Doem't Pay.
Nbw Yobk, Jan. 5.?Mayor Low, of j
Brooklyn, in annual message, informed ,
tho Aldermen that th\| Brooklyn Bridge I
does not pay. Ho says it must earn $225,000a
year in order to provide for the sinking
fund required by law for the bonds issued
by the two cities for its construction. i
No Armed Socialist* In Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, Jan. o.?Charles Loether, '
President of the South 8ido Socialistic j
Society, stated to-day that thero ^ere no
armed Anarchists, here. Six years ago
thero was an armed company in'Alle- '
gheny City, but it was disbanded because*
of the lack of interest taken.
JL MJ?plnced Switch.
Rkadixo, Pa., Jnn. 9.?A misplaced
switch at Moline, on the Little Schuylkill
railroad, derailed fourteen cars, which
were smashed into splinters. The train
hands escaped by jumping.
At St. Clalravllle, Ye?terday?A Touehlng
Scene in Court?The Moorefleld Circuit
Court ConteitSettled?Three Interesting
SuiU Started at Sloubenvllle.
Special DUpatch to the IntttltQOicer,
St. Glaiksvillk, 0., Jan. 5.?At three
o'clock to-day Judge Kelly sentenced Ernjoett
Mitchell to the penitentiary for life.
When asked if he hnd anything to say,
Mitchell said that he never had murder in
hi* heart, and tljen bruke down completely,
his sobs being heard throughout the
court room.
Bradford, tho man shot in Bellaire yesterday,
two years ago formed a plan to
burglarize the county treasury here. His
scheme was given away by a confederate
and consequently fell through.
The War Betweeu the Court Clerk* Amicably
Special DUpatch to the Intclliqenccr.
Khysbk, W. Va., Jan. 5.?The trouble
at Moorefleld, Hardy county, over who
will be Clerk of the Court, has been settled
by Judge Armstrong's decision sustaining
Wilson as the legally elected Clerk
in tho October election. A gentleman
from Moorefleld this evening says every- ,
thing is quiet and there will be no further
trouble unless Loeb carrics the case to
the Court of Appeals, which he will not
ikely do. J
Mr. Wilson, who was struck with a billet
of wood, is not dangerously hurt. He >
s walking around town with a large gash |
n his head. Ho has taken his seat ,
ttSteubenvllle Attracting Attention?Snlvn- i
tlon Army War. j
Ipeeial Oorrapondenet of the JiiicUlaenctr. ,
Stxubbnvillb, 0., Jan. 5.?In the Court i
)f Common Pleas of this county suit has 1
jecn entered by the Farmers' Co-opera- )
iive Trust Company of Pennsylvania, the j
defendants being the directors of tho late I
'Wool Growers' Exchange, doiug busi- '
less in West Virginia, Eastern Ohio and j
Western Pennsylvania. The defendants
lamed are William M. Lee, John Floyd, (
f. 1). Whitham, Benjamin Gri(Uth*,D. S. 1
Sault, K. C. Vance. S. M. Orr, JoHn Me- !
lill, John Faris, John Good, John F. .
Hartshorn, Nathaniel Wells, A. J. Ault
ind Virginius P. Dnvall. The suit is to
ecover 53,105, with interest from Jan. 8, i
883, on a note riven by J. D. Whitham, .
reasurer of the Exchango. The Exchange i
vas organized in May, 1878, and assigned
or $40,000 in April, 1883. The plamtiir '
ilaims the defendants obtained a pretenled
certillcate of incorporation from the
Secretary of State of Ohio, the capital
lock to be $50,000, but that less than
13,000 and not over $2,000 had ever been
ubscribed or paid in. . Plaintiff^ farther (
ilaiiu that the ollico of the Exchange was (
emoved to Philadelphia April 1,1881,and
tontrary to tho provisions of tho pretended
iharter. The defendants are principally '
armors in this section. i
Another suit of importance was entered j
Saturday against the city of SUmbenvillo \
)y ex-Mayor James Marion. During the i
vinter of 1882, tho "gum boot" man ex- v
iilenient prevailed in this city. Mayor j
Harion, by advice, hired some of Pinker- |
on's detectives and paid for their work. |
Checity refused to reimburse him, hence j
he suit. The amount claimed is $1,003 (
vith interest from Janiiarv 2. 1RH1.
Tho largo crowd in attendance com- 3
jelled Squire May to move his office into ?
ho court room to-day in the tost case be- t
ween the English branch of tho Salvation v
^rmy against the Incorporated branch. I
Che suit is a replevin one to recover brass j
lorns, musical instruments, Ac., in the g
lands of the American branch. Somo I
imeago Major Moore, the head of the *
irmy in the United States, had the Salvaion
Army incorporated, to which General
tooth. of England, took exceptions, and \
lommissioneu Frank Smith as Moore's .
uccessor, who was ordered back to Engand,
but who refused to go, 81 i>oet8 out J
>f 121 recognizing Mooro in prefererce to 1
smith. Tho Army split here, tho Ameri- e
au division taking the property. The "
English are represented by Attorneys '
Maiden and Mansfield and Major Smith r
md Capt, Inman; the Americans by John (
\. Kithcart, Andrews it Erskine and 8
Major Mooro. Tho caso is being tried to 1
i jurv. Tho American branch here out- I
lumbers the English ten to one.
Tho officers of Jefferson county were enertaiued
to-night with a banquet given
jy John M. Cook, retiring Prosecuting I
\ttorney. Beside a cane, a handsome in- c
lex copy of Webster's Unabridged Die- (
ionarv was presented to Mr. Cook, who t
las tilled the office for five years. Of forty- t
Jno felony cases under his control thirty- (
iix were sont to tho pfenitentiary/ I
rhough the Heavrni Full ?A New York '
Judge'* Clinrge.
Nbw York, Jan. 5.?Judge Cowing, in
:barging the grand jury to-day in the i
Sourt of General Sessions, said: "I have t
jeen informed that your predecessors had ]
)egun investigation in regard to the cor- t
uption in public life which has not been 1
Inished, and it is your duty to complete j
t. If any official, be he high or low, has (
prostituted his office, he desorves to be'
Drought before this bar. It is an easy
natter to grab the street urchin, but his
jflenso is light compared to that '
)( a pilblic official who is the 1
servant of'the people in this city, and s
not their master when he commits a i
jreach of trust. I hope the rumors of f
corruption aro untrue, but if any official t
lias been bribed, if it is as common as
lomo peoplo think in certain localities,
if franchises and offices have been put up
iml sold then an example should be made.
Vou are entitled to subpojna anybody and <
jveryhndy in these matters. Suchwitnes- "
ies will have to testify and cannot refuse
)n the ground of incriminating themsel- I
t'es. It is your duty to investigate these '
rumors, which I for one of the citixens of J
:his great citypiope are unfouuded. You c
ire not to indict on mere rumor, but on
loyal evidence." ? t
M* fi
Orange Outrages. |
St. Jonsn, N. F., Jan. 5.?At Bay Rob- i
srts there was another (nrioua Orange outbreak
yesterday. The Now York Kedomp- (
llonlst Fathers, who are holding a mission I
?t that place, were beseiged, imprisoned i
in their dwellings, an Orange arch erected i
near tlie Catholic ihurch, and hundreds
of armed Orangemen parading tho streets, t
When the intelligence reached St. Johns i
the United States Consul demanded from t
Governor Glover protection tor the lives (
and liberty of United States citUens. An I
extraordinary meeting of the Executlvo 1
Council has been summoned. The British ]
covetteTeaodos has been ordered to Bay I
Roberts, and a large body of police,under i
Inspector Carty, dispatched by a special j
train to the scene of the trouble. I
8UlW'I.UKK.Ni>S lllHUU.MU').
Dr. John Maxwell Kill. lUnu?lf in Jail at
SprlDcfleld. .
Spbixomeld, 0., Jan. 5.?The lut act in
the Maxwell tragedy, which bo Bhocked
the country recently, wherein Sr. John
Maxwell murdered three of his children
with poison, took place yesterday morning
when Maxwell hanged himself to the
bars of his cell with a jail towel. He has
keen acting the part of a lunatic for some
weeks, refusing to take his food, violently
boiling himself against the cell walls, refusing
to speak, etc. Some days ago he
relented, asked the Shcritf to send for his
wife, procured a Bible and talked much.
Hd shook hands with the jailer at 8 o'clock '
last night and conversed freely with llr.
Hall. / ,
About 4 o'clock ibis morning the
prisoner* heard Maxwell stirring round
the corridors of the third story of the jail '
which he occupied alone. This morning I
about'8 o'clock the jailer went up with I
his) breakfast. Not seeing him at first, ,
he finally discovered him in "an upright
dtion'in a corner of the cell. Going in '
lustily cut him down, but he was quite t
dead. Ho had made one end of the roller ,
toWelfastto a bar of the cell about six
feet from tho ground and tying a slip
noose round his neck then raised nis feet 1
on the 'ground,; thus deliberately suffo- s
eating himself. Maxwell's father at Card- i
ington, 0., was notified as was alBO his i
wife at Lytle, Warren county. The body i
was taken to the Coroner's.
? f
ice (xinuKS 1
G.n. In l'l .1 n..?.l It? <!.! Hlnlilffan. 1
llouaoa Flooded.
Gkakd Kapids, micii., Jan. 6.?An ice- g
|am began at Big Boom, eight miles above u
Grand Haven, on Friday night, and about
midnight no Saturday there was a solid T
5orge of ice, from four to fifteen feet in
thickness to this city. The water began
jettling batik and the rapids and dam are &
aow one Bolid mass of ice and nearly level 1<
from the Lake Shore Railroad bridge be- h
low the city to Big Bend, five miles north n
jf the city and the water is rising at the
rate of a foot an hour. Yesterday after- 11
aoon the ice moved off the rapids, and n
ailed up fifteen feet high below the city. n
the water has rison verv rapidly and now ^
foods all the sewera and basements along
2anal street The sidewalks along the P
A'hole length of the street are piled with Is
foods. The flouring mills are flooded and ei
heir contents have been removed. n
The jail basement is flooded and the tl
)risoners were compelled to go to bed to b
ceep warm because the furnace cannot be y
un. The city was in total darkness last tl
light. The water is now as high as at the 0i
imeof the great log jam in July, 1883, v
tud anotlier foot rise will flood the whole w
lorth end of the city on the west side. ]j
People are rapidly moving out of their w
louses in that locality. The police force H(
las been doubled to secure safety to pro- b
jerty and life. ai
?? ei
>fltclnl Figure* of ili? Vote Cnst in Norem- g|
ber Uiat. <1
Columbus, 0., Jan.*5.?Hon. George L. to
Averse, member of Congress from this "
iistrict, has received from the Librarian ^
>f Congress tho official vote for' all the n
States at the late residential election, be- ci
ng the aggregate'vote received in each
itate by the highest Elector, and the footngsfor
the whole United States are given.
i Qe-ToonnK* snow vnairwieiomi voio cast
van 11,040,808,Clovelanil receiving 4,010?- rr
175; Blai no, 4,845,022; St. John, 161,443; lr
lutler, 133,428. Cleveland's plurality over
llaino is 65,053. Tho division of the tc
States into Republican and Democratic at
lisclose some, interesting facts to those n:
vhn are interested in political matters. y
The Northern Democratic vote was
,104,832; tho Southern Democratic vote P1
vos 1,716,143. The total Republican vote a1
a Republican States was 2,509,331; the a*
otal Republican vote in Democratic States oi
vas 2,240,001. The St. John vote in Re- hi
mblican States was 00,082; in Democratic &
itates, 52,300. The Hutler vote in Repubican
States was 03,127; in Democratic y<
Itates 40.301. The Democratic vote in
Jemocratic States Mas 2,101,777. The hi
Northern Republican vote was 3,580,050. hi
.m ,rt
Bald to be Tasiuie. tl
New York, Jan. 5.-*The Timet1 Wash- P?
ngton special says, Chief Justice Waite ?
tas been ill for over six weeks. Last
ummer he was stricken with paralysis, m
mt nearly recovered. Two months ago fa
irysipelas attacked his face and head and gt
itlects his brain so that he is rarely lucid. ..
lis intimate friends have no hopes of his 11
ecovery and the utmost they expect is o]
hat ho may linger a fow months. If he ra
ihould have a lucid Interval long enough Q|
o understand the situation, he would
?robably resign in order to allow his suelessor
to be appointed by President Ar- ri
hur. U
A Loitng Exhibition.
New York, Jan. 5.?a New Orleans dis- |r
>atch to the Tima says tho Exposition re- ai
:elpts have averaged $1,000 a day and its bl
expenses $5,000. Tho constant rain and
he car drivore' strike have hurt the at- \j
cndance. It is Baid 'that 800 car loads of r[
ixhibitsa'rostill en route and for the timo 0|
reing practically lost through mistakes in ^
nanagement. The board of managers, it j,
s Baid. have borrowod $00,000 to satisfy ,,,
mineuiate demands.
An to FoiiimIu Nutarle*.
Nkiv Youk, Jan. 5.?Chief Justice Mb- jjj
Warn, of tho city Bourt, rendered a de- ni
iision to-day In an action brought by Wil- ni
iam O. Findley against Leander H. Thorn, pi
duelling on the question of female nota- w
ies. The Judge decided that a verification c<
:ertified by a female notary is valid as to tl
lie third person, and furnishes no ground n
or returning the pleading. ti
^ ?? n<
Suit on a JudKeuieut. oi
fliv/nvv ik? n .Tnn K T W Proit/in C(
ind others brought suit to-day in the .C(
United States Court for an order of the w
wlo of the Cincinnnti, Columbus A Hockng
Valley Railroad (narrow gaugo) ujjon y,
i judgment for ono hundred and four r<
liousand dollars previously rendered. e<
NJ5W8 IN UlftKF. J u
The Tennessee Legislature met yesterlay.
Both houses elected temporary ?
jpeakers and adjourned till to-day. Ul
Robort Maxwell, of Jackson, 0., ex- jjj
jress messenger on tho Ohio Southern 4!
ailroad, was shot last night by William u,
Tohnson, colored, with whom he had a ^
The death warrant was read yesterday
o Dr. Goerson at the Philadelphia jail,
lentenced to be hanged March 6th for w
wisoning his wife, lie seemed perfectly
econcilea to his fate.
Jas. Mason, for fifteen yoara until 1883, *
general counsel of tho Lake Shore & Mich- 1
can Southern railroad, died Sunday at m
Saratoga, N. Y. Ho was 07 years old and m
ras a graduate of Jefferson College, 0., f
tnd will be buried at Cleveland. ifc
The Daily Commercial Bulletin estimates T
he firo loss in the United States and Can- T
ida for December at $11,000,000, and for tt
he year at $112,000,000. This is $15,500,- 1
)00 more than the average annual losses '
or the nine years preceding. In Decern- ?
>er thoro were 244 fires whero the ro- nj
sorted loss was $10,000 and upward. Of ft
;he?o there were 22 fires of $100,000 or ^
nore, aggregating $3,150,000, or nearly 30 "
>er cent of the entire fire losses for the J<
nonth. gi
?? /
The Iron Trade Looking up aad Mill* Firli
Their Furnace*?The Gloomy Outlook
Dlnpell?d and BrigU)4r Days Dawn*
lug on a Winter of Despair.
PiTT8DDRan,^pX., Jan. 5.?A inarke
change has come over the opinions of tl
business men in Pittsburgh within tl:
past month. A fow weeks ago they lookc
only at the dark side of the picture, an
could see little if any hope for a fufun
NoW they think they have seen tho wort
and that from now onward 18?
will show a gradual improvement unt
the volume of business is restored to il
full proportions. The indications are the
:he iron mills and furnaces oftliiscit,
ivill not be allowed to lie idle muchlongci
is orders are coming in more freely an<
itocks in the mills and warehouses ar
rery low.
The Analgamated Association men hav
ng accepted tho reduction at the Home
tead Bessemer works, it is thought then
rill be a cut in wages at all the steel mUli
n the country. The works will resunn
n all departments to-morrow.
Among other firms resuming are th<
ollowing: Zug & Co., 200 men; Columbit
ron Works, Johnstown, 5,000 men; Lorn
c Co., 800 menNational Rolling Mill
ilcKeesport, 5,000 men: Oliver Bros. &
'hiilips, Tenth and fifteenth street
outh Side mills, 000 mou; Schoeuberger
lill, 300 men.
'lie l>imculUen Kuduil?'The Trouble nt Ilaj
View, Wis.
Pittsburgh, Jan. 5.?News, alleged,
ami-alleged and reliable, telegraphic and
>caj, relative to the transition state of the
ibor market still continues to bo upper
lost every day of the week. The latt
ivo months of 1884 were notable for the
umerous reductions in wages; tho begining
of 1885 seems to bo changing from
lis somewhat, and including in its reorts
of rearrangement of the terms of
ibor. Hitherto all dispatches, rumors,
tc., bearing on wages in the iron and steel
lills, have contained a clause in favor of
io Amalgamated Association, the memera
of which, working as tliey do under a
early agreement, have been protected from
tie general reductions that have affected all
ther classes of labor in iron and steel.
Hth the close of tho year, however, the
sales in tho Bessemer plants expired by
mitation, and the new scales for tha year
ould have been submitted in time for
jttlement upon the 1st of January, had
usiness been good. But as' business was
l low ebb there was no hurry, and there
roroised to bo tardv arm moments; moro
specially in the rail departments. Other
:eel mills and the iron mills scale scheule8
do not expire until the close of tho
ist day in May of each year. The exuiition
of tho Bessemer mill scales hrts*
iven opportnnty for rumor-mongers and
>r the brilliant cflnjecturers to let loose
pon the community no end ot their peilinr
nrndnrtlnn mni-h tn ihn ilkiniKt nf
ic parties intimately concerned and to
le misleading of tho public.
"Ilere te a-dispatch-Tr6Hf Chicago," relarkcd
Secretary Martin, of tho Amalgamtcd
Association, in his most indignant
mo, "published in the "morning papers,
ating that our association men have
lado arrangements to go to work at the
ay View mill of the North Chicago Coinany
at lower rates than the scales call for,
ad that they havo done this without coniltation
with the goneral office of tho
rganizatioii. Tho report is simply a baro.ced
lie; thore are no firmer men in the
isociation than those at Bay View."
"Could they havo done this without
on knowing of it?"
"Not a bit of it; if anything of the kind
Ml been in tho wind this office would
ave been informed promptly. We have
scent news from Bay View and everyling
is as usual there. That pntea disitch
is ialse from beginning to end."
The new scale for tho Bessemer plants
lay delayed for some time, owing to the
ct that many of them are in no hurry to
art up. The Pittsburgh Bessemer at
[oraestead will be tho first to commence
^orations on new rates. It has been for
lonths runuing the blowing, department
a orders for billets, which are used by
ttlinip mi fin fnr tlm innnnfnH urn nf n vn.
ety of articles. Since the majority in>rest
of tho plant was purchased by
arnegio Brothers & Co.. limited, it has
aen doing very little in tho rail mill, the
itention being to concentrato rail rolling
; tho Kdgar Thomson works, leaving
tllet making to the smaller estahlishicnt,
and replacing its rail mill with a
aiu for the rollingof architectural shapes,
ast spring there was six weeks' run on
lils at Homestead, which about closed
it its short life as a'rail producer, except
shall be of light sections that are not
psirable food for the big maw of the Edir
Thomson machinery.
The notice of reduction posted last
lontli at the Pittsburgh Bessemer was for
! percent in tho rail, 15 in the blooming
id 12 percent in the converting dopartlents.
Labor outsido of these departlents,
being unskilled, was Teduced 10
ercent It was understood that all the
orkmcn except the Amalgamated men,
included soon after the notice to accept
le cut. Tho latter being slightly in tho
lajorityit becamo an interesting queson
what they would do, but as there wero
d rail men to be affected the elimination
[ the highest figure of reduction, 33 nerjnt,
was regarded as removing a serious
"will the Homestead men go to work ?"
as afilccd Secretary Martin this morning.
"They will; tho scale is arranged for the
car, and the mill will start up on to-mor>w
or next day. The Association accept1
the reductions proposed."
"What effect #ill this have on other
cssemer mills in the Association ?"
"It should'-have no particular effect ex>pt
as to the blooming and converting
apartments, where the reduction is 15
id 12 percent respectively. Tho rail reaction
did not enter into our consideraon
of tho matter, inasmuch as tho Pittsurgh
Bessemer lias not for some time
sen regardod as a rail mill."
Other MUlii Starting Up.
Olevbmnd, Jan. 6.?The extensive iron
orksof Brown, Bonnell & Co., Youngs irn,
0., which have been idle somo time
ill resume in all departments to-morrow,
he receiver of the corporation to-day
ade his annual settlement and says the
en will be paid in full up to January 1st.
ive departments of the Cleveland rolling
ill, closed three weeks ago, started to-day.
he entire works are running singlo turn,
ho operators think the mills will run
trough the winter. ?
The Coke Trade.
PimBiBoii, Jan. b.?CohJ. M. Schoonjiker.ol
theConnellsvillo co^ syndicate,
Might a controlling Interest to-day in
tree hundred and thirteen coke ovens of
f. Moore A Co., lor $150,000. This
the syndicate control o! over 7,000
ovens. Tradois showing a light improve- TT
ment More orders have been received 11
than for the last month, and a number of
^ furnaces will probably be blown in shortly.
Glass Trade Improving.
PirrsBimaij, Jan. 5.?The regular meet- The
ing ofthe Glass Manufacturers' Associa- ?*e
tion was held hero to-day. The attend- a
anco was unusually largo, representatives
being present from all of the factories. Heports
were received from various points
id west, the^enor of which were very en- Ni
ie couraging. qual
Trade was reported slowly but surelv im- L?r:j
proving and there is a noticeable stiffen- .
** login prices. The pros{>ect for a good P0
d spring business is reassuring and inanu- coun
b, facturere speak with a much greater de- the.
gree of confidence regarding the future
^ than three mouths ago.
21 PltUbargh MI1U Hemming. wjl0
a Pittsburg ii, Pa., Jan. 5.?The Westing- fl
lt house Machine Works, tlie Pittsburgh ??j
Locomotive Work and Oliver Brothers &. morr
. Phillips' South Side mill are again in awaj,
operation after an idleness of several ,
d weeks. Other mills will resumo in a few ?.uak
a days.
Coke Oven* lleiutne. I
K Tl.n I l!
VIIAWAnUUUA, iMII., UiUi> u.? J. IIV tUAV pruui
- ovens at the Saddy mines, this county, li sud
3 250 in number, resumed operations to-day. jjjjji
A Captain Frosen an III* Graft Off Urldge. \y j
port, Conu. Chlin
, Bridgeport, Conn., Jan. 5.?To protect occur
f the private oyster beds along the shore now i
: from invasion by oyster thieves, several Jjjjjjjj
; small vessels are kept sailing back jJU(j-0
and forth off Stratford Light to furnai
Penfield Reef. One of these vessels ingw
is tho Helen, Capt. Wakely. For two
days the weather has been bitterly cold on waa t
tho Sound, and is apparent from tlie con- occuri
! dition of the Helpn. which was brought to more;
[ this harbor covered with ice from stem to pluce
i stern and from the topj^allant to tho wa- most ]
. ter's edge. Tho Captain of tho steamer Air.
Virginia was informed by tho steamer ahock
' Sparks that the Helen wesjapparently in
1 distress in the iniddlp of the Sound, and
immediately steamed his vessel to her
aid. He found her litornlly a mass ?f Ul'
of ice. Captain Wakely was aboard and
uliw, but Hardly, able to speak, liis ears, Baltlmc
hands and feet were frozen, and but for Tho
the timely appearunce of tho, Virginia he spent
would have died in a few hours. The jjam ,
cold of New Year's night had caused ice .
to form first on deck, and later the sails 8,1111:
became frozen slifcets from tho same cause, o'clocl
Captain Wakely kept his sloop's head to in th<
the off-shore breeze as long as possible, but .. P11,!
tho tiller finally stuck fast and crippled
tho vessel. With no othor alternative JfJJPy,
the half fiozen Captain, the only occupant ({uh:k.
of the boat, awaited the arrival of soifie jnaK?
passing steamer, but none appeared until iia& r1
he became too. benumbed to give a sip onwn
of distress. It was necessary to lift lam ,nX
aboard the Virginia, which boat then Juui w
headed for this harbor with the Helen in
tow. . d"' 1
? ? scared
Amerlcnu Sen m tin Held for Murder. ^ecam
London, Jan.5?The second mate Wil- wore r
liam Kaushor and boatswain Ferd Koelpid scared
of the American ship I. F. Chapman, pygJ^v
from San Francisco, were arrested at Bir- tired,
kenhead about two weeks ago on a charge noico,
of having murdered a Itussian seaman, oniiri
named Jnusen. They were ordered to vvindo
Loudon for examination, there to bo had 8trang
in acccordauce with the extradition treaty, forth
Several members of the crew of the I. F. this il
Chapman complained that the captain ened,
had disrated them for testifying against jng m
the second mate and boatswuln. The an,l fo
magistrate expressed symnathy with the dared,
complainants and allowed each of tlieiu Was th
three dollars and expenses. Thompson,
the first oflicer of the ship, and Decoswa,
shipping agent, were summoned to appear Mai
before the magistrate for menacing and ij8h a
assaulting the constable who had charge rnn*r:i
of the case. The hearing of theircase has t.
been adjourned unt'l Saturday. cont Uj
HEi/hAiUK. appeal
The Wounded Slight Fixe.
"GnthV Lecture, Etc.
George McKirahan is in jail charged stnge
with, chicken stealing.
A child of Sol. Love, of the First ward, The
was badly scalded Sunday. tordi\
The churches here will observe this *
week as the Week of Prayer. :
Will J. Tappan, who has been sick
several wdeks, was able to bo out awhile cnann
yesterday. as .m(
The freight leaving hero at ten o'clock inu"Vi
at night on the Cleveland & Pittsburgh I
railroad has been taken otT temporarily. " inch
The hoisting apparatus at the steel 7 inch
works has broken down: but the nail inches
works are idle without reference to that inches
on aecount of the annual ceremony of tak- falling
ing stock. j?g.
uuy nan win uo completely cleaned up and ra
for "Gatli's" lecture, and special arrange*
ments will be inado for seating ladies and The
their escorts. "GathV subject for Satur* kersbi
day night is "Dublin," and he reads a The
poem ot his own with which he closes the passed
locture. r TIio
The falling of the water in the river night,
made the sunken coal bargo a dangerous j
obstruction at the bridge, and all the tow- T,
boats that went down yesterday had great w,'
ditliculty in getting their tows through. * ^
They had to commenco work at Hogg's
Island, as it was necessary to go through
the west span of the bridge, an I a great A
deal of time was consumed in passing reraarl
through and in getting back into the wasal
channel when below the bridge.
There was an alarm of Ore rung at noon ?
yesterday. It proved to be not much of a Kru
tire. The roof of Mr. Hawthorn's dwell- maker
ing house, just below the reservoir, in the III
I lorn's addition, had caught fire some (lis- coa'
tance from the chimneys, in some unex- shaft (
plained way. It was difficult to get water river s
to the place through the fire-hose, but they v
buckets were equal to the emergency. If The
some system of siguals were used that Belmo
would prevent all the fire companies turn- the ic
lug out 10 every nre, wnen irequenuy one away 1
is all that is needed, there would bo a great good ti
saving of strength. reach
Robert Vaultonberg, who was arrested ice has
on suspicion of being ono of the accom- was m
plices of Charley Bradford, was finally The
charged with drunkenness only. There evenir
is no evidence of any kind against any steni-\
one, as Kraus himself did not recognize uhe'ne
the other two men and did not oven know tnandt
Bradford until he returned to him with with <
the policemen. As to John Poorman, head;
who it was said was suspected, he was not senger
wanted by the officers, and eays himself any be
he had not seen Bradford Saturday night, good s
Bradford was resting unchanged yea tor- pror
***' R. G. j
Sonic heathen, are not as mucb of the *)"L?j
heathen as wo think; read a Mahometan H
proverb, "God has bestowed the good J? J ,
things of this world to relievo our neces- in*}!
aities, not to reward our virtues; these "|?,"
will bo rewarded in another world." Wo
know of no grpater necessity to bo re- '' rj,
lioved, than a stubborn cold, and wo know w"Jr
of no better relief than Dr. Bull's Cough _.T",C
Syrup. . The la
Never Give Up. to & V
If you are suffering with low and de- ^ats!
Sresaed spirits, loss of anpetite, general ft
ebillty, nisord<5nxl blood, weak constitu- ?er? '
tion, headache, or any discaso of a bilious
nature, bv all means procuro a bottle of "the
Electric Bitters. You will bo surprised to jjere li
ace tho rapid improvement that will fol- ? the
low; you will bo inspired with now life: closed
strength and activity will return; pain and
misery will ceaao, and henceforth you will $1,(X
rejoice in the praiso of Electric Bitters, even a
Sold at fifty cents a bottle by Logan A Co, Qonui
V *'
Latest U Reported from Tasrytoun,
w York-Sow an Editor Felt the Shock
nd Timed lt~Hou*e? Shaken nod
Window* BatUed-Spaln Want* Aid.
sw .York, Jan. 6.?Reports of earthces
in New Hampshire and Maryland
ay are followed by inauy similar rci
of late from various parts of the
itry, and now these are succeeded by
announcement of an earthquake ?
k yesterday at Tarrytown. Major M.
lit, .editor of the ChrUtian at Work,
lives at Tarrytowu, to-day describes
iccurrence as follows:
he earthquake took place yesterday
lirni at six minutes past six. I was
:e, and, as I have observed earthcs
before, immediately recognized
nature cf the Bhock and seized my
li to time its duration. It was a discontinuous
vibration, like the jar
iced in a horse car when stopped by
den application of the brakes. The
: was accompanied by a low rum
noise, not lower man would be
(1 by a heavy cart. The house was
in and tho windows rattled,
ten 1 attended tho First Reformed
ch in the morning and spoke of the
ruiice to the sexton he exclaimed ho
inderstood what before had purxled
Not thinking of an earthquake he
cred what the shook was which ho
bserved while he was attending the
co in tho church, lie said tho buildas
shaken. In conversing with others
11 met at church, I found some had
fed tho shock distinctly. Ono lady
iwakened by it. Undoubtedly tho
rence would have attracted much,
general attention if it had not taken
at an hour Sunday inorniug when
persons were asleep.
Simmons, of Sing Sing, told mo tho
was perceptible there. a
s Eartliqunko Liut Week?Murjluml
Town* Catch It.
irt American qf Monday. '
fury of tho shock seems to have
its force at Buckeystown. Sir. WilG.
Baker, speaking of tho shock,
"About ten minutes past nine
c I and my wifo wore sitting
3 room, when suddenly *wo heard
nbling noise,' like the sound of
wagons coming down tho road,
ly following this came a terrible
iirof tho windows, as if the wind
?en let loose. Presently tlio chnire
icli we sat began to shako, and at last
fe, growing alarmed, ran to tho door,
an there met by some of the neigh ho
anxiously began to inquire what
. all mean. The' ehildren grew
, and it was with difficulty that they
e quieted. The eU'ects of the shock
willfully real, and wo were mightily
p. Keller, another resident of Buck,n,
said: "Myself and family had reWe
were awakened by a rumbling
that srunded as if the chimney was
t. We got up, and as we did so the
ws began to rattle as though somo
e man stood at each and put
all his strength on them. Alter
lie sound became somowhat deadand
resembled the noiso of a sewischinc.
Wo mado for the doors
tind many people out who appeared
seemingly at a loss to know what
io matter."
Appeal for Aid.
mm, Jan. 5.?All newspapers pabmanifesto
summoning all classes to
juto to the fund being raised for
lief of (hose suffering from tho roarthnuake.
Tho University students
1 to their comrades in tho provinces
; a contribution to tho fund.
uf the Wnt*ri%inl Movement n of (he
river was falling at tliis point yes',
but the steady rain of the past
y hours will have tho effect of boomup
onco moro. Tho depths in the
el last evening was 0 feet 3. inchcg
iicated on the gauge. Very little
}ss was transacted on the levee durle
day. Reports from above last
were as follows: Pittsburgh, 0 feet
esand falling; Hiee'sLanding, 4 feet
es and falling; Lock No. 3, U feet 11
i and falling; Grceusl>oro, 11 feet 10
i and falling; Brownsville, 4 feet and
.. m:i ru.. a nt i /.ii
, \_/II \ji\iyi i lucfc IU IIIUUUH UUU 1UIIAtall
of these plaices it was warm
ining, a sure indication of a rise.
Chesapeake was yesterday's Parirg
Joseph A. Stone and Coal City
I down with tows of coal.
Andes had not arrived un to midThe
ice will probably keep her
ibout twenty hours.
W. N. Chancellor is still laid up at
urgh. where she has been /or several
awaiting a chance to re-enter the
i-ha river trado.
ittsburgh coal operator was heard to ^
!c the other day that 2?c per bushel
1 that could bejmid for mining there
mpete with Kanawha river coal at
pp, tho celebrated German gun
, is making a hollow steel shaft for
irry Brown, one of tho Pittsburgh
i>et. This, it is believed, in tho Urat
>f this kind ever ordered for an Ohio
iteamer, and if it proves successful
rill no doubt come into general use.
St. Lawrence, which tied tm nt llin
nt mill last Saturday on account of
e, steamed up yesterday and got.
or Pittsburgh at 10 a. m. She had a
rip for this season and will probably
her destination in good shape,as the
; about all run out. Captain Kirker
Andes is advertised to leave this
ig for Cincinnati. This popular
vneel packet is so well-known that
eds no special notice. She is coin d
by careful and capable officers
Captain Chalie Muhlvinnn at tho
her accommodations for both passand
shippers are unsurpassed by
mt on tho upper Ohio, and she is u
teady runner.
n a record carefully kept by Capt.
Shinklo, tho energetic Secretary of
lots' Association of Cincinnati, and
ted in his fifteenth annual report, it
mod that tho mortality among tho
joatmen of tho west and south dur*84
was ns follows: Captains, 78;
23; clerks, 12; engineers, 27; mates,
l?enters, 4, stewards, 4; cooks, U;
non, 2.
Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette says:'
st coal run has been a very unsatisr
one to the coal men. In addition
cry dull coal market below, their
lave boon out over a month, laid up
tta along tho river all tho way from
to Cincinnati under a good deal of
so, to say nothing about the risk,
towboata with their tows of omptUa
lomo tho coal men would not care
river would freeze over and stay
until spring.
)0 00 wo offer to anyone dotectfng
, trace of common grease in Struuv
no Wax Soap,

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