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I Sk Mdlifmz
inn : .V?i. ^'"Hiil a? Kouri??nth Street,
H it j? cheaper to lay well natural ga* I
pjipcjtlun to lav tho foundation of bui'U
for ihrnwu.
(joiljio,N is the man to cut tliu Uordinn
H knot in the Soudan if linglaild would give
Piijus won't sln'il many tears over '
H Knssa'uj5!iI''i'S w?u"tl?- I'liola-n hail a
^experience in the jackal's don. .
SnrESknatoii iMcCRKmty rnusn't rile.
H j|< mil hear more of liis littlo printing bill
Wore it!,?? tlirougb tho House. What
jjimil n]1 his economical spirit anyhow? 1
]v ISSI we liouglit abroad raw wool to
Ib? invoiced value of $12.:iSJ,000. Tbo
Ktiul value mm of course greater. AVhat
i "pretty jieniiv" to keep at boine for the
I improvement of the soil and of the pockoU
of former*.
Mi Clcvku.nd drives all tho other ?
I tl'mliiogtiiii hotels into the eneiuy'scauip (,
kr going to the Arlingtou; where tho ap- 8
| pirtwtnu are luxurious, the food highly 8
'' I" nn Imat, |,
I seasonal iiiiu uio ??i"u t
xbiw the restored reigp of the simplicity j
I of the fathers begins. c
Cl".n*n'?n';ii a sr, tho mfl/i suspected of bo- ''
I ing implicated in tiio recent London ex- '
I plosions, was given a hearing yesterday. J1
I Although the examiuafiou was not eon
eluded, it is dear from tho report that the J4
Government is basing its cose on strong
I circumstantial grounds.
It was reserved lor a good looking o
woman to bruiso the serpent's head with c
I a ball from u revolver. ltossa's career s
has been one of bravado dashed in these s
Jitter days with blood. If ho is half tho a
desperado he has proclaimed himself tho j]
world can better spare him thun a better fJ
mm If he 1ms not been the awful dynaI
miter which he painted himself he has 3
I been playing a role of duplicity to support ?
himself in idleness on the earnings of meji s
who work and believo him au Irish
The violence which overtook him with- (
I in a few feet of Now York's populur tho- e
I rough fort- is not to bo approved, but if \
I Rossa has been in the business he says he a
I was in he li:is been planning violence n
I without rtgard to age, eex, or condition, s
I If Ireland depended on patriots of the j;
I Jtossa tyjHJ her groans would go sounding ?
i through the ages in increasing volume, d
I After nil it seems but poetic justice that I
L_ il.nv who live bv dvnamite shall norish by *
gunpowder. The rope would bo more in ?
the way of practical prose, but thero are f
rogues whose fortune it is never to feel '
the halter draw. '
Wr.aw kU-I that Senator I'uvv.iuu has Introduced c,
a joint n-xilution pniiMjrftiiK mi amendment to the *
miutitntioti. which will luive Hie OITvCt of aholinh- r
iiiu' auil|<l^trll>iiiiiiu' tlio Irreduellilo nchool fund, .
mi-! \w >lih- ri-ly lit)|k* tlmt hu may accomplish thw .
oltjct'i. Wo are particularly {.Man, alto, that the <1
|.r.i|?-Iti"!!-Ii.-iiM huvecome from a Republican c
witirse. u# iIk- formation am! preservation of that
iun.Uw? U.n a 1*1 svbcino with the Kepubtlww
jorty. uin1 U hiu been considered, itisomu quartern,
m liulf -Imr: of blatphetn? to hay auaht agaitUt It.
Weconfiwi not to have held It in such hl?h (adeem,
ami have Hhvay* lieen unable to appreciate the .
whduiaof Uie measure.?Jlartinrtiitrg Statesman. 1
This time the proposition comes from a ?
Democratic source, from no less a person 1
than the Auditor. But it makes no dif- t
ference who suggests it. The question is n
whether we ought to go on as we have |
been going. If Kejmhlicans have insisted J;
that the irreducible school fund should bo ?
held sacred; that is because it is so nomi- 1
sated in the bond. It is the law. The com- 6
plaints are based on the flagrant disregard t
o( the fundamental law. Disregard of the
Constitution and amendment of the Con- (
dilution arc quite different things. To j
father money for a specific purpose under j
a Constitutional guarantee and then divert .
it to other uses is not good ad ministration. 1
This is why the "intelligent majority" has ^
been nwpetl from tho Big Sandy to the ,
Pennsylvania line.
Sudden Drnlh?Uallwuy Accident?Cn?o oT '
ISluml Poisoning.
Upttlal iHrpnleh hi the IiMUqenccr. 1
Stki'iikxvii.lk, 0., Feb. 2.?Lizzie Ilolli- 1
tUy, a popular young lady of IS years, j
lied yesterday of quick consumption. She ,
was a daughter of Thomas llolliday, of ,
the Jefferson iron works. June 20,1884, '
site graduated at the Steulwnville High '
School. Her death is a sad affliction to
her many friends. Mr. llolliday has many
friends iii Wheeling. 1
The engine of the Pennison accommo- f
dation on the Panhandle Jumped the track
near Jlowerstown this morning, taking tho i
J*Kgage car and llrst conch. No ono was ,
injured. 'Jbe 'engino jumped the frog
and then camo back to the track again. |
The passengers were delayed six hoars.
August llaitjc. Sr., proprietor of the
Clinton paper nulls, some time ago ran a
needle into his thumb, which has since
resulted in blood poisoning, and confined |
him to tho house.
Kd. Uiffon, at work to-day, had his hand 1
badly mashed, the fore linger being nearly 1
torn otf. ,
Harry Monroe drew a razor on "Reddy"
Myers Saturday night, and was fined $20
f?r the offense this afternoon.
Over $tKH) have been naid for tho relief i
of the poor, and money getting scarce.
For the Voter ami OMcer.
Wasiiixqtox, Feb. 2.?The bill introduced
by Mr. llolman trwlnv tn nrnfoM
the purity of the ballot provides that it
almll be unlawful for any person to give
any of his property, real or personal,'to bo
used in securing a vote or appointment for
any office under tho Government, the violation
to be punished by a tin? notexceeding$Ti00anil
imprisonment not exceeding
one year. The bill provides also that
every person hereafter elected or appointed
to All any office of the United States shall
take and subscribed) the following oath:
"1, , do solemnly swear, (or
Affirm) that I have not directly or indirectly
given, promised, advanced or paid
any money or given or convoyed any other
article of value to any person or persons to
assist, aid. or procure my selection or appointment.
Want ltKutt Straight.
St. Ixjlms, Feb. 2.?A bill in equity was
filed in the United, States Court by the
Iron Mountain Railway Company against
tho Receivers of tho Wabash road to nulify |
the endorsement of the company oo all j
. j\ abash bonds and notes, and to- removo
Jay tiould, Solon Humphrey, Russell 8ago
and F. I* Ames from the directory of the
iron Mountain Uailroad as they are also
u .V10 directory of tho Missouri PaciQc
Uailroad, a competing line, .
8J an English Woman of Respectable
Piie "Dynamite Chieftain" Severely
Wounded Yesterday.
His Injuries Will Not Prove Fatal.
A Statement.
I History of the Woman Who
Fired at Him.
L'ho Mystery That Clings Around
Her Indcutity.
I'he Wild Utterances of O'Donovan's
New Yoiik, Feb. 2.?At twelve minutes
iftcr live this afternoon Jeremiah O'Donoan
Kossn, the "Irish Dynamiter," so
ailed, was shot by a woman on Chambers
trect near Broadway. At that hour the
troota wore full of people homeward
lound making their way towunl the
irooklyn bridge and up town. The exitement
over the shooting, although the
nan was recogmied by a very
.?* tKnu tnlnMOn TK? Hivt nlint
j**, n?o liiivjiov. iiiu uian niiuv
red took effect in Roasa's body and iio
*11 to the ground. The"*woman continued
i shoot until ahe emptied the five chamered
revolver. Only the first shot took
fleet. ,
City Marshal James McAuley was presnt
at the time and breaking through the
rowd tliat had collected, even before the
liooting was over, seized the woman, who
till held the smoking pistol in her hand
nd told her she was under arrest. Tiie
roman offered no remonstrance, butald
wed herself to be taken through the mass
f citizens and to City Hall Station.
(.Jeorge W. Barlow, merchant, 140 Reade
treet, and Peter Y. Everett, formerly a
tarter, who witnessed the shooting, acompainicd
the captor and captive to the
tation, saying they wouUl be witnesses.
When the woman had ceased firing
>'Donovan roso to his feet and made an
flbrt to find his way back to bis office,
I'hich he had just left. He said: "lam
hot," trying to place his hand on his back
indcr his shoulder blade. After a few
tops somebody in the crowd suggested
hat he should go to the Chambers street
lospital. A couple oi men lent thfiir
mis and O'Douovan did as suggested and
lireuled his ateps toward the hospital,
ie walked all the way there, a distance of
learly a quarter of a mile. He bled eoniderablyon
the way. Once in tho hospital
he was undressed and examined
>y Ur. J)ennison. It was found thH hulethad
entered his back directly below
he left shoulder blade. The doctor prolounced
tho wound not of a dangerous
harocterand began to probe for tho ball.
^ great crowd had followed the woundou
nan down tho street, and blocked the
ouilway in frontof the Hospital after tho
loor was locked behind llossa and his esort.
Meanwhile the woman had been taken
o tho station house with another crowd
allowing her. She was placed before
lergeant Kass' deck. Sho was a goodookhlg
woman, dressed neatly in plain
lark clothing, and woro eyeglasses. She
ippcared like a school teacher, and
md an intellectual fare. Her manjer
was entirely eoraposcd, and sho
inswered some of the questions put her
jroinptly and without -embarrassment.
Do others she simply shook her head and
imiled with a look which said, "I shall
>nly answer questions I know you have a
ight to ask."
McAuley handed the pistol, a small
yilibre, to the Sergeant and said ho had
welt the prisoner shoot tho man on Chambers
street. Volunteer witnesses assented
o the stated fact of the shooting.
A citizen here asked, "Do, you know
tho man yon shot?"
"Yes/*?replied tho prisnnoir, coolly,
svith an English accent, "I shot O'Donoran
Further questioning by tho Sergent elided
the statement that the prisoner's name
ivas Yseult Dudley, age 25; that sho
tvas a nurse and marriod, and that she
lived at No. (50, Clinton Place. She was
isked why she shot O'Donovan and how
long she had been in Ainorica and other
luestion8, to which she made no answer.
After her pedigree had been taken she
was escourted to tho rear room and the
jrowd slowly dispersed.
As tliero are no accommodations for
nriannnrri in fchn Citv Hull fltution. Mrs.
Dudley was removed to tho Oak Street
itati'in and thore placed in a cell. Hor entire
demeanor was thatofa rational person,
mil a cool bended one at that.
Uossiv had been placed on a cot in the
same ward with Captain Pliolan, who wa?
stabbed by Hicbard Short, over three
weeks ago. O'Donovan was within eight
beds of l'liolan.
iiossa's wouxd.
Tho examination of the wound by I)r.
Kirby showed the bullet had penotrated
the back about half anincli'abovo the left
shoulder blade. Tho ball ranged upward
and inward toward the spinal column, but
did not touch the vertebne. The bullet
Is evidently lodged in tho muscles of the
back, and beyond a slight shock Jtossa lias
suffered little.
It was at one time [eared the bullet had
penetrated tho lung, but as tho wounded
man has expectorated no blood this was
afterwards pronounced impossible. Had
tho spinal column been injured there
would have beon signs of paralysis, but
none appeared. The doctova probed unsuccessfully
for the bullet. They concluded
no largo blood vessel was injured
and as O'Donovan is a fleshy, muscular
man, of robust constitution there was no
danger to be apprehended. The doctors
will probe again lor the bullet to-morrow
Some time after his admission to tho
hospital ltosnu was removed to another
ward. Here he said ho thought his condition
wasserious enough to warrant 1dm
in making an ante-mortem statement and
tho coroner was sent for. When that olllcial
arrived O'Donovan made tho following
ltator* tho Coroner?Uowr the Woman I)r?w
II till On.
Itossa In tho Chambers street hospital
made tho following statement to Coroner
Kennedy: "Saturday, January31,about 4
r. ii? I received a letter at iuy office,Xo. 1!
Chambers street Tho message was in
writing and was delivered by a messenger
boy. Tho note stated a lady wished to
see mo; that alio was interested
in the Irish cause and desired
to assist. She did nut care] to go to my
vfllct and remain wilting until I quuej
alio would ask lor ten minutes time. The
boy told mo tlio lady tens at tlio telegrapl
office In tbu Stewart buljding. I weni
with him, and I met her. I told' her il
would be well to go to soma hotel an i
telegraph office was no place t<
talk in. Wo then eaino 6ut~~an<]
went to Sweeney's hotol. Wo went Intt
the ladies' parlor, and she said she would Ik
nble to givo considerably money if any
good whs done. She then said sho would
call Monday, February 2d, at 4 o'clock.
To-day she sent another message to my
office and I went to tho same telegraph
office, atfd there I met the lady. She
showed 1110 a paper which I was to sign.
Slio then suggested we go to soipe place.
Wo walked down Chambers street toward
Broadway andgot a short distaneowhen
the woman stopped and tired two or three
shots at me. One of the balls entered my
back." Jbrumiah 0'Doxova.v Hossa.
Soon after making this statement Rossti
rested easier, and said he wus hopeful ol
pulling through all right.
Captain 1'helan, who is still guarded by
a policeman, when informed of the particulars
of the shooting, smiled grimly,
i ..i # t a- il: mi...
uiuruiusuu iu any tuiytuuig. uuicu
of the Chambers Street Hospital was
visited by a largo number of Rossa'e
friends to-night, all of them determined
looking chaps, and they gathered in
groups of twos and threes aud discussed
fn whispers the attempted assassination of
the "Arch Dynamiter."
John ltoche, whosedynamito operations
have been continad to speeches in the
Fourth ward, oyed each visitor to the institution
and from time to time disappeared
to talk with parties on the outside.
Algornon Sullivan, public administrator,
had read the news iu the extras and
dropped in to see if the story was true
He was not permitted to see llossa and
vanished shortly after.
W. J. iiurkett, a proraint dynamiter,
shouted: "You can kill llossa but you
can't kill-the idea."
To a reporter itossa said: "It was a
premeditated affair, and this woman was
simply the engine by which the bloody
work was accomplished. She had no private
revenge to gratify; no relative of heis
has been injured in Kiigli-h explosions.
It ia'tlie work of the Kugjish Government,
whose policy always has been to assassinate
men they could not otherwise reach.
Sho is the Agent of the JJridsh Minister or
somebody else. This woman (Mine to
me aud said she was Irish, but that her
husband did not sympathize with the
cause of-Ireland. She was rabid in her
views on dynamite. She said the London
explosions were no good and wanted a
horrible sacrifice of life to strike terror to
the hearts of Ireland's enemies. I
told her I was not ei>gaged in that
business and I received no inonoy for
such purposes, but only help for the Irish
cause. She reiterated that thousands of
lives should be sacrificed in London.
I had been to see my printer at 4
o'clock, when I started to meet her. She
wanted me to sign a receipt for money.
Thft rrpfiint contained the word "dvna
mite" and I declined. I put the paper in
ray pocket and walked out with her. She
is nothing more or less than the ugent of
the British government employed to assassinate
Joyce's jaw.
Patrick Joyce, the trusted lieutenant of
Rossa, came to his chief in tho hospital
shortly after the shooting. Rossa turned
overall his papers to Joyco and among
them were letters from Mrs. Dudley.
Joyce was lond in his denunciation of the
cowardly attempt to slaughter the great
dynamiter and charged it was "English
work." Of courso it was
the outcome of a conspiracy
on the part of England to rid tho world of
Itossa, whom she dreads and fears. There
is no question but what the agents of
England in New York know all about the
plot, and tho woman was the tool selected
to carry it into execution. They selected
a woman for-the deed because they had
not a man among them brave enough to
attack him. Ho has received scores
of threatening letters, but paid no
attention to them. lie is not
deait and England will find it out to her
sorrow soon enough. Joyce wont to Oak
street station to sco if ho could identify
Mrs. Dudley as tho English woman who
had been befriended by Itossa about a
year ago. Ho was refused admission to
uer, but when ho heard her description
he coneludod it did not tally with that of
the other woman.
Rossa's admirers wore greatly relieved
when they found his recovery was regarded
as quite certain.
Walker J. Elliott and Patrick Joyco
went to Brooklyn and broke the tidings of
tho attempted assassination to his wife.
She received the tidings calmly and immediately
started for New York and reached
the hospital at 10 o'clock, when she was
admitted to her husband's bedside.
mrs. dudley's career.
About 0 o'clock to-night Mrs. Dudley
asked about the condition of Hossa and
soomed aorry when gtie nenru no was still
alive. A number ot persons allied to sco
hor, but alio positively refused to bo interviewed
by any one. She discarded her
spectacles, 'which, according to Joyce,'
wore used as a disguise. Sire. Dudley's
career in Sow York is thus given;
Thursday, January 32J, Mm. Dudley
called at Sire. Leggott's home for unemployed
women, No. 00 Clinton l'laco, Sho
was mot"by Sirs. Brown, a matron.
"Can yon accommodate ino?".asked
Sirs. Dudley.
"Have yon references?" asked Sirs.
"Sly relerenco is Dr. Thomas, whom
everybody knows," was the reply, and
then sho added, "I am a professional
nurso and widow and desire to stay here
until I secure an engagement."
In telling the story of her acquaintance
Willi Sire. Dudley Sirs. Brown said: ".She
impressed uie so favorably that I told her
she might remain in the liouso if she would
room with two other young ladles. This
she consented to do. Her only luggage
was a valise, which she never unpacked,
because, as she one dav said, sho might
be called suddenly to attend to some patient.
"Did she referatany timo while horo to
her past domestic relations?"
"She told me sho had been married and
had two children, but that hor husband
and children were dead. Hoi
father, sho onco remarked, had been
engaged In tho British cavalry service.
She had acted as a trained nurse in the
hospitals In London and Paris, and she
said she had diplomas from Institutions ol
that kind, but I never examined them.
Sho showod them to some of ladles ir
the house. Sho was a thoroughly accord
pllshed woman, and her manner and
speech betoken a thoroughbred En
glishwoman ot keen mind and
bright perceptions. Sho was ar
intensely patriotic little lady, and cutting
at timoiwhcn speaking of those who seem
odtobe makingwaron her people. Sho wai
near-sighted. In telling me of her wort
abroad sho said sho much moro enjoyo<
hospital work abroad than the nuraini
she had been doing here. She said shi
had received $25 per wock abroad, whlcl
I know is often paid to a trained ntirao.'
"What is thp;h latory of tho niovuraenti
of Sirs. Dudley while with you?" wai
asked Mrs. Brown.
"As I said before, she cami
here one week ago Tuesday last
Tuesday she iwno t? me and said she hoi
. ?; ?
j a case and wan going nnd she wonld toko T
t her latch key with her, for she might de- LI
L aire to return. She wen staking her valiso
t and, by the way, I never knew of her hav- ?
i ing a pistol. Last Thursday she returned,
coming in the pleaeank'st mood jjossiblo.
1 She said her patient had died, she paid Uo
) me her board up to Tuesday, to-inoitow, t
i but about U o'clock unlay she carao to me
* and said she waa going away again. Sho
I said sho might not return, and if sho did
not ahe wonld send for her valise.
Sho wont away between U and 4 o'clock i
this afternoon, nnd seemed not unduly
i excited. This evening Iwaa shocked to n"
hear she had shot at that man Kossa." dy
The "3Ionoj--MaluT*" Mad Find n Father
KUetvliere?A CoiicrenNUian'a Hook.
Washington, J). 0., l\eb. 2.?Hon. M.
A. Foran is not the author of tlio "Money- ^
' Makers," which has made its appearance
as a reply to tho "Bread-Winners." There pr'
can bo no doubtas to the truth of this. A ne:
correspondent called upon him this eyening
and found him engaged in reading the p0]
new book. When asked if he know its 1
authorship he replied moat unequivocally cfo
in tho negative. It having been for some att
time a current rumor that Mr. l'oran waa inc
writing a novel in answer to tho "Bread- pn
Winnow," he wasaaked thequeation point tlx
blank whether tho work fust published wli
waa his. It waa imagined that literary coi
modesty might havu prompted him to (
withhold his name. car
"No," said he with a hearty laugh, "I pri
did not write tho 'Money-Makers. My sen
book has been substantially finished for Tr?
&UI11Q 11II1U, (Jill, X illll Ii"l llliaiiglUK IIO nil
publication yet. Wait a minute aud I'll lie
show you." to i
Oponing a trunk he took from it* reces- prii
ses a largo package, which ho uutied and pes
laid before me, his forthcoming novel, km!
nearly nine hundred puges of manuscript, oth
equivalent to an ordinary volume of per- tra<
haps four hundred pages. Liv
"There it is," said ne. "You can say nes
by authority and the best ocular evidence and
that I am not tho author of this new Tin
book. I expect to complete arrangements was
soon for the publication of mine. I will be
just say, by tho way, that mine is not at the
all like the 'Money Makers,' which is
largely a political satire, and does not,,as
it purports to be, a reply to the'Bread Win*
ners.' Mirio does directly. Its object is ninj
to abow how the upper classes make their the
money by grinding it out of the poor. 1 vj0,
havo not yet decided upon a name for it .
It is a novel, but deals with purely practi- ,,?
eal questions, illlustrating certain infer- a,rc
esting phases of our social and industrial P1"01
life. 1 do not touch politics at all. It 4n^j
might bo called a trades union novel. I nal1
cannot, of course, judge of its literary inerits,
but it has been kindly spoken of by a f!je
few who have seen portions of it I hope
to succeed in getting it oat before Jong 'n?
and then people can judge of it for them- m,b
solves. W1j$
Tin: puiilife Dhur, chii
Tho Staiomunt ?>t iim Nuilon'* Obligations '\n<'
for tho Lwxt Mouth. Jjj?
Wasiiikotok, Feb. 2.?Following is the raJ,
public debt statement for the month ttf leas
January: . assti
Four nnd half porcents ?...$ 250,000,000 00
rouri . ?, 7?7,'/03,830 ou ben
Three*...; - liH.lWWSOO qo ji
Hetundiug certillcutw..... - 'i?:,UOO 00 T/>11
Navy poniiiou fund 14,OOU.UOO 00 L,ov
Total Inwrert boarltiK debt..... 81,lW,l?a.tt&00 g0jr
aiuiurcu uuui tllO
Legal tender* ?... air.,?;W,lKi w ,
Cerlillcatex of deposit .. 80,180,01? 00
Gold ami hilvur certificate* ......... 275,176.2:11 00 He
Fractional currency- s,w?.wt co jn ^
Tumi ivltluiullulerail S 0!?,aH';?0 00 "iln
Total debt .JI,801,4IMI5 oi) outl
Total Itileiwl - S.UWJI3 0(1 mid
I'uh lu treasury - 460,:M1,813 00
Debt Ium cuMb iu tmuiiry l,4iAi,l*28,3j& 00
lucrauw duriug January... 9,420,016 00
IiccrviUO since Juuo 30,'84 4U/Mit910 00 J?
I nturaStdulT''una-tut paid... .< ........ 1,0(10,923 00 tho
Debton which interest,ceased. f?,y.V>,y45 00 ,.}m,
interest thermit '2W.4C0 00 '"B
Gold aud silver fcertltlcate*M 275,476/20100 hau
U. 8. notes held (or redemption of " ?
oertlflcatcs of depneit :u), 130,000 00 con
CUgt bftUttce ttvalwblc ...... 146,569 2K1 00 jmp
Total.... .1 00 amc
Available assets: ^<aa
Cash in treasury.. 4 < 400,811,803 00 thai
lkmils tatted to l'noiflc milrouil coin* thai
panic*, interest payable by tho U. . smn
8., prluci|uil outstanding* $ 01,6^,502 00 .F
interest accrued not yet paid .'651,117 (XI miu
Interest paid br U. 8...., 0U by I
Intcre?t rcpalil by companies by nw,,
transportation service.. ,... 19,039,99J 00 Pf0
By ca*li payments, ft permit net . tlO
earnings - Gtf.IOS oo wel
Balance of luterest paid by U. S....?? 45,.*113,111 00 yan
? i 11 HHD
Representative Randall litis written a driv
letter thanking the Cotton Exchange and oflU
citizens of Mobile for an invitation to visit npo
that city, lie says ho will try to visit (loo
them when he goes to Xo\V Orleans in C
April. Mr. Randall has received invita- Soli
tions to visit Memphis, Iluntaville, Fensa- nin|
cola and Charleston. tion
Tho bill to extend tho benefits of tho jJ01
signal service to farmers provides for an "jje
appropriation of $100,000 for telegraphing ",0
to the chief signal otlicor tho changes of cus
temperature from the signal oflices desig- J""
natedby him. This intelligence is to be ]an'
sent to tho various oiHces, over which jn 1
ilajg3 or signals announcing changes are |?It
Representative Cox, of New York., in- ft?
troduced a joint resolution Which pro- gtn,
vides for tho abolishment of tho office of
Superintendent of the Tenth Census on
the pussago of tho set. Tho resolution b
further provides that the nnfinished work ^ of
tho census shall be completed in the
census division to be .created in tho Inter- totl
ior department under tho supervision of the
tho chief olerk and eight assistants. the
Tho Prosidont has issued a proclama- nnj
tiou declaring that on and after February WJU
3d, 1885, the collection of tonnage duty, (,ee
three cents per ton, shall ho bus- mu]
pended as regards all vessels arriving in
any part of the United States from any paa
port in the provineo of Ontario, the Do- pio,
minion of Canada, or from any port in the ma]
Island 01 mauserrai, in the went males, the
or train ports of Panama and Aspinwall, wn,
or potts of San Juan und Mayaguez, in the
the Island of Porto Rica. .rat,
. ... the
lie WnutA to l)??y Something, lltlt |)oe? Not
Ssain to Know What.
To the BIKor olllu InUMmm. P9?
Siu:?Your paper of to-dly contains an hat
editorial poreonai to myself. I desire to tail
say positively and finally tlintthe inlorma- oia
! tion yoq liave recolvcd la largely erroneous P
and tliat part which rellects on myself and JJJ
two prominent citizens of Whoeling la un- the
i true. W. W. Jackson. j
i ll'tefinp, J'Vliruarj 2,1885. am,
' [Mr. Jackson omits to indicate what it not
la that ho denies. Tbo paragraph printed awi
in yesterday's Intki.uoknckh was repro- wl
daced from a Wheeling letter in the con
Parkersburg Stntiiul, of wldch paper Mr. abs
' Jackson is understood to be a part pro- ana
I prletor and the Wheeling correspondent, be!
. If tills supposition is correct; It is not easy cati
i to see what Is "erroneous" or "untrue,"
except, of course, the original slander of _
' the peoplo of Wheeling in tlio matter of '
I tbo proposed appropriation for tbo repair ma
. of the Capitol.] fa
: A reporter met Ms). Jackson yestorday, he
I and the subject of the Stato House repairs req
; coming u\i, the Major admitted Ui? re- vis
s sponsililllty for the item reprinted yes tor- he
> day frbm tlio Parkersburg Sentinel. Ho dx
' still deolarod $3,000 to be an ample appro- cai
i prlatlon, and said many mombera of tho th<
) legislature thought $1,000 would be ooi
enough. He asserted that the whole bet
j scheme was In,the Interest of certain con- pU
. tractors who want to get a. job outol the ot
1 city at tbo State's expense, In
r Alleged Complicity lu the Becent Dyne
n I to Outrnge?-Tl>e Fro m ocutlon PreiciiU
n Pretty Clear Clrcuiuatanlul
Caso?An Account of the Prisoner.
Loxdox, Feb. 2.?James Gilbert Can
igliam, alias Dalian, alias Gilbert, th<
namito suspect, was rearranged in th
nr Street Police Court this niornint
ie court room was thronged with speets
y, but none were admitted without i
ss issued by the police. Among tliosi
sunt, were many of the nobility an<
uabere of the House of Commons. Tin
soner looked a trifle pale, and socmei
ryous and apprehensive, lie was ac
npanied on eitlier side by a stalwar
istable, and there was a strong guard o
lico pri'Bent.
rile building was surrounded by an ex
sd crowd, whose yells and monancini
itude left but little doubt of the feel
[9 still entertained concerning the
soner. They were only kept hack bj
1 presence ol u large force ol policemen
o closely guarded all approaches to the
irt room.
Junuingham's counsel, Mr. Quilliara,
ne into court early and sat near the
Boner. The Qovernmenfc was reproited
by Mr. Poland. Solicitor of the
usury, who opened the proceedings by
efly outlining the history of the case,
stated that the Government proposed
ihow that Cunningham was one ot the
acipals in the recent dynamite outraic
London Tower, or at loaat that he
icof the conspiracy to wreck it and
erf'public buildings io London. lie
:o? tho prisoner's movemonts both in
erpool and London with great.exact*
s, minutely detailing his movements
I naming tho places at which he lodged.
> mysteriops box which Cunningham
i known to have possessed could not
found, which was inconsistent with
prisoner's claim of entire innocence.
[r. Poland went on to state that Cungbam
had been noticed loitering in
vicinity of the tower some time prcis
to the explosion, and all the facts in
possession of the police tended to
ctly connect him with the crime. The
jecution continued, stating that the
.^ligation of tho police and tho examinn
of experts went to show that the
losive used was similar to that used in
previous explosions at London Bridge,
ring Cross and other places. "The
erial used was undoubtedly dyna-l
9," said Mr. Poland, "and its explosion
most ingeniously arrived."
ouusel went on to describo tho ma
lery used in the exploding contrtv
3, and how the detonating cap caused
iguition thereof. Mr. Poland claimed
i it was self-evident from the testily
adduced that the prisoner was, at
t, liable under the Explosive act, aud
irted that ho hoped to produce twice
eventually warranting the prisoner
ig charged with high treason.
[r. Poland then produced a plan of the
rer, and pointed out the spot where
explosion took place, at the same time
ig into tho details of the damages done
uuiiaing ana cue injuries sustained uy
persons wounded bv tho explosion,
also produced a small detonator found
Sp prisoner's lmggage, and said it was
sir to those risedin previous dynamite
-ages, indicating that the prisoner
lit have been connected with those
a commotion itaihkd.
oland's notitlcation to the Conrt that
Government reserved the privilege of
nging the charges against Cunning\
to high treason, so that the result ol
viction might be execution instead of
risonraent, caused a commotion
>ng the spectators. Tho declaration
construed into an admission
i the Crown has ascertained
t in Cunningham they had the most
ortant prisoner yet arrested for dynau
crimes. This impression is confirmed
Iho extraordinary precautions taken to
irent Cunningham's escape or rescue,
was conveyed (com his cell in Clerten*
I prison to Bow Street Court In a strong
. Cunningham was the only prisoner.
locked in with him were several
>ed constables. On each side of the
rer was an armed policeman, and
:era with exposed revolvers stood guard
n tho steps leading to the van's barred
ontinulng his opening address, the
eitor for the Treasury said that Cuiigham
was 22 years of age. By occupai
he was a dock laborer. He was not
le in the work causing the explosion at
Tower, but in league with otiters whom
Government hoped soon to have in
iody. The prisoner lived in the United
;cs several years and arrived in Eng\
last November and took up quarters
Liverpool in a small hotel, when he
that place he came direct to London.
> Solicitor stated it could be proven that
prisoner on tho 23d or 24th of Decernlast
he was at the Broad street railway
ion with a large trunk.
poland's ci,osr.
efore closing his address Mr. Poland
I lie desired to call particular attention
tieconductof Cunningham on the day of
explosion. Within four minutes after
oxplosion tho Tower gates wero closed
I every visitor then within the walls
i made a prisoner. This matter has
n carolully investigated and the stateit
as to the time of the closing of the
is is accurate, nut two persona una
?ed out from the grouuds after the exlion.
These were a lady and gentleii.
They were not in tile buildings at
time of the explosion, hut on their
I towards one of tlie gates. Among
se detained by the shutting of the
ss, was Cunningham. The identity of
lady and gentleman who had sucilcd
in passing out had been traced and
, as ascertained that they were respecle
people and entirely innocent of any
sibiu connection with the prisoner or
nd?. When the nature of tho explosion
I lieen ascertained every person deled
in the Tower was subjected to an
imination. With the exception of the
?ner nil gave a good account of them,-cs,
submitting willingly to an exiuniiau
and answering the questions put to
'he prisoner, Foland thought, was found
ting those detained because lie dared
, alter tho explosion, attempt to hurry
ly for fear of attracting attention,
icn his turn came for examination liis
duct aroused suspicion. He proved
olutely unable toglvoa straightforward
wcr to any question. This led to him
ng subjected to more than ordinary
'ho result was lie contradicted himself
ny times, was unable to give any satistory
account of himself. When nsltcd
at he had eomo to London for. ho said
came to obtain a clerkship. But when
nested to name some places he hail
iletl in search of clerical employment
was unable to givo a tingle correct ad?s,
He answered correctly tho question
fcerning lila place of nliode and gave
> right number iu Scarboro street, bill
itradicted himself in so many ways and
irayed auch guilty anxiety ho win
iced under arrest on suspicion
being concerned in some wij
the explosion. Detectives wen then
assigned to banting up the prisoner's his
tory and almost every step they took
tended to the conviction of the prisoner in
. reality ns one of the principal criminals in
that day's dynamite outrage. Ho lived
under one name in Scarboro street, and
i- another in Prcscott street, swore he had
nevor possessed a brown trunk of American
make and yet a cabman who drove .
him from the Broad street station to the ;
I'rescott street lodgings swore this trunk ,
was a part of the prisonous luggage on .
this journey, and the landlady at those :
lodgings would testify that the samo
' trunk was part ot his room furniture. ,
e missing itiKUSCiiirr. 1
: Another point dwelt upon by Foland i
- was the fact that 110 writing was found In <
? the lodging occupied by him although he ,
3 did much writing. He had himself care- <
1 fully removed every traco of his correspou- 1
s dence, as in the memorandum books in ?
1 his effects overy pnge that had borno writ- J
ing was found carefully torn out. The 1
I Solicitor then proceeded to describe other J
J evidence found agoinBthiui. Among this I
1 was a detonater, which Poland proceeded "
to explain to the Court. This foil out of ,
' a sack belonging to tlio prisoner while the ;
' police wore examining his luggage. }
Col. Majendi, chief inspector of oxplo- !j
1 sives, had examined this detonator and *
' pronounced it a machine used in the ex- ?
plosion of dynamite. The detonator was '
1 of the kind used to produce the concus
sion necessary to explode dynamite and
was itself operated by means ot a fuse.
Resuming a review of the prisoners' '
conduct while in the city of London,
so far as the government detec- "
tives had been ablo to trace it out,
Poland said it was January 14Ui last,
tbiit Cunningham moved to scarboro street
from lo<Iglngs iu I'rescott street. Tile
Scarboro street lodgings were quite near "
to the ones deserted. The brown trunk '
which bad been moved from Broad street
station to the I'rescott Btrcet house and .
which disappeared from Laninr l'lace before
the prisoner's removal thence, was
taken away duringtho temporary absence "J
of tlio Drisoner from th? liniiRA.
Just before going out Cunningham told la
the landlady the brown trunk belonged to w
a friend who might call for it, but if ho JJJj
called for it during the prisoner's absence is
to ask him to remain if convenient until to
his return, as lie would not bo goue long, in
A stranger called and departed, but the fai
landlady did not notice whether he took
the trunk. Subsequently she observed go
the truuk was gone; that a box of similar R(
shape and siste and color had been substi- Mi
tuted for it in the prisoner's room. The St!
detectives had traced this brown box and be
found it had been purchased in Whitechapel
in the vicinity of the Prescott lodgirgs
the same day the prisoner Itfft the n?
message concerning the trunk with the
landlady and presumably by the prisoner '
for the very purpose of substitution. in
In the Prescott gireet house, continued
Poland, Cunningham gave his name oh t
Gilbert. He tola the landlady he was by
occupation a commercial traveler. When
ha moved to the Scarhoro street lodgings at
ho gave his name as Ualton. To the landlady
here ho gavo his occupation as that Is!
of a grocery clerk, but he told her ho did no
not like the work and was seeking other
When the examination concluded the cij
crowd that pressed around the building
numbered many thousands. Tho adjoining
housetops and every window in the b
neighborhood were crowded with people .
curious to catach a glimpse ol Cunning.
During tho progress of tho van, which
conveyed the prisoner back to Clerken- '
well prison, the streeta along tho route J.
were lined with files of special police and
fairly swarmed with detectives. ^
i ti<
A Supposition That Wolsolejr JIoh Kept Hack
London*,' February 3.?Tho victories in ^
the Soudan have lolt an unpleasant taste hi
in tho English mouth. The 'feeling is in
general that after all it was a dear thing, j10
and that we really ought not to have trust- p?
ed so much even to his proverbial aood bi
tortunc. me losses are tieeraeil extreme* in
ly heavy, and thereto a vagno dread tliat 1,1
up to the present the worst lias not been ^
told. "Wolseley has never made any con- ar
cealment of Jiis dislike (or correspondents, Tl
although no General owes more of bis tli
fame to the newspapers, and tbo censor- jj
ship ho has always maintained has been jy.
exercised. with unusual severity in the w
present campaign. The first indication ol
the continual suppression of the news jn
was given by the failure of Mr. Cameron, j?
the dead correspondent of the Standard.
to get his message through. This excited ?j)
remark, us he was known to be a corrc- aI
spondent that was never beaten. U]
It has now been made plain that the J
reason of his failure was that he was too ge
plain-spoken, a critic to bo acceptable at e>
headquarters. Several newspapeis have
since complained that their correspond- w
ents have been treated similarly. On tbe a
head of this comes the fact that Wolseley, g|
instead of giving General Stewart's dis- 2j
patch in full, satisfied himself with giving ^
extracts. The assumption, from all these cc
circumstances, 1b that there is much ugly u
truth about the perils of this cainpuign f
which will n<?t be known till the cam- jj
paign is over. BC
Meantime tne curious paradox which was C1
noticed last week is still apparent, that n(
tbe victories in tho field rather aggravate
than facilitate Gladntone's settlement of .
tbo political difficulties of Kgvpt proper. !a
Chamberlain has seited the first opj>ortonity
to renew, in terms of almost harsh ?
emphasis, the doctrine that the.British
must retiro lit the earliest moment, anil it s-v
can easily he imagined how agreeably
such a doctrine is to the Knglish people at
the very crisis when they are divided be- J"
twecn pity lor bo many well known men !!'
who have been killed! and exultation
over the extraordinary victory o!
their handful of soldiers. Chamber- ,
Iain's language is intorproted as justifying !"
the apprehension Hint Mr. Gladstone has Kj
persisted in his weak position in reply to
the French counter proposal. ItisimposBible
to say to what point the popular 7'
mood may have got by the time when 111
Parliament meotB, hut at present there Is
an extraordinary unauimity' of opinion, |?
even among Ministerial organs, in dcclar- '
ing against any concessions. The I'M ['
Hull Unxtlc goes so far ns to denounce V
concossion to France as treason to England,
and tho conservative organs howl
that oven the popularity of Gladstone [?
would not save his Administration from Q|
immediate extinction if the blood of ling- Ul
lisli soldiers should bring no adequate return
The W. V. II. H. KntertulnmentM. ?l
Next Friday evening the flrat of tho two i!
entertainments to bo given at tho Opera n
House (or the benellt of the Women's
Union Benevolont Society,will tako place, si
to be followed by a repetition of the pro- |.'
gramme at tho same place Saturday af- 11
ternoon, and tho matinee to bo followed by
a 8 o'clook tea at Germania Hall. Tho o
o'clock tea will be a delicious aflair in
more ways than one and those who want
something extra nice to eat, elegantly
served and an extra nice chat with pleaa,
ant ladies should not tail to attend. a:
The entertainments at the Opera House si
are coming on tlnoly. A rehearsal held ti
1 Saturday evening demonstrated to the g
; looker-on that both tho pantomime and a
I the children*' operatta wonld lie given In ci
1 a manner ralculated to please overy one. tl
1 Another rehearsal will be held to-morrow v
evening at which every one ttklng put ti
1 should be present, U
What the ParU lias to Say ot Iler ^
Milan l>?l?ut.
The Milan cor/esi>ondent oftho Paris Ci
Morning Neta telagraphod to his pRper in
regard to the debut 01 Mrs. Kainmelsberg us
Mile. Kate Rolla (Mrs. Uammelsberg, a '
pupil of Mine. Marches!), mado her debut
to-night at the Teatro Carcano, in tho
apera of "Linda." Tho success of the
youug American debutanto was unqualilled.
Sho was waruily applauded after sp<
jVery morctau. Her greatest triumphs ?
were in tho aria "Ah! tardai tropno," and mt
'Oh! luco di quest'anima." She had four
ecalls, and the air in the second act was
mcored. k0
Mile. Itolla's style is perfect, and her coi
rolce not only of groat range but of an ex
(Quality rare in a soprano. In the duo .
nth Morcheso in tne second act sho ?
liowed not only marvelous vocal power, dei
mt, as well, much dramatic talent. This die
alent was also displayed perhaps to oven uu
neater advantage by the sweetness and
latlios with wnicli tho mad scone was .
Mllo. Rolla seems to havo found the way the
0 commaua tno approval of a critical ?a,
talian audience more ready than many am
lir compatriots who have preceded her.
to-night the generally expressed opinion j
as that so true a voice and such expression
1 singing were more than could have been t^e
xpected from anyone but a native-born Cjai
talian. nml
Mile. Rolla's acting was also, as hasbeon fan]
reviously mentioned, good. She has the uev
ilvantage of being prepared by Signor ^
:onconi, formerly a great baritono, whose
cperience should be ample, as he lias T
tken the part of the father in "LimJa" A
svonty-Qve times. nan
Mile. Rolla's dresses were, for Italy,wnr- botl
?ls of taste and beauty. The first, a evc,
jasant's costume, had a skirt of light ,
no cashmere trimmed with bands of .
iby vol vet, and a ruby, velvet peasant tl
Klice. iyj?
The second costume, in which Linda
jures after her transfer to Paris, is an carr
'ening dress of pale pink satin, long full ?d?
ain, the entire pctticoct of which is cov- Pu?'
ed with llounces of deep real ducliesse
ce. One side of the skirt is trlmmod "ie
Ithbunche8 of pink, feathers. The low
rinted corsage is trimmed exquisitely
ith pearls and pink featheBL. When it ***?
added that to ascOmpvahy fh!s superb 0l
ilet the fair songstress weara .diamonds was
ber hairand carries a largo white feather this
11, the effect must bo loft to imagination.
The cast, which was an exceptionally .
od one, wat as follows: Linda, Kate dish
>lla; Pierotto, Clarimla Pini-Corsi; Sui*
adre, Capelli: Padre, Pini-Corsi*, Carlo,
hello; Prefetto, Fabbro; Morohese, Lu- r* \.
rtinl. |<| in u
- lncrl
>tun uutltercd Up About the UiiikH-SuIe
ol lhe Itfnuil lllnk. ntyfi
The surface nt the Capitol riiik is now
splendid condition. , *
Miss Ida Black is to l>o Uio ticket agent ?He
the Chapline struct rink.
Manager Reynolds should be retained ,Tj
the Island rink by the new owners. pon,
A large number of ladies were at the
laud rink lost night and yesterday after*
on both rinks were crowded. a Blw
A ]>ortion of the brass band with "Her ?^?
tenement" company may remain in the men
y to furnish music for the Capitol rink, aste
Since the Carnival some of the boys are drai;
tending the rinks in Norfolks and knee antj
eeches. They wake a very nobby cos- Gr ?
mo. vntMayoM>brass
band hasboen furnishing
londld music at the Capitol rink fur the ft^n
i?t few evenings. It"has been the best *iiefl
at has yet been heard at this rink. lnal,
The new hall and rink built at Wells- the
1 rg by John Lewis will be opened to- bo r
gut with ft grand ball. Over 500 invitams
have been issued. Cockayne,of this
Ly, will furnish the music. . V1
At Wellsville, 0., where there is already [!0^
ree rinks in operation, a stock company
is been formed for the purpose of build- at /
g another to cost $5,000. One of tho von
mmitteemenwas down here last week j.-f
look at the Capitol. Ho stated that tho
an pleased him, but that the one to be
lilt would be larger and better ventiled.
Ho could not improve much oh catfl
e ventilation.
The Chaplino street rink will be opened
nirsday evening with a grand concert
kI an exhibition by "The Midgets." P101
rinlt in oninv t/i )nv rfnim ?n >intnc? MR
ie finest in the city, and no expense will *J?3
) spared to make it such.. The Fenton
:ate will bo used. Tho finishing touches "J?,1
enow being put on the building, and it J1"
ill bo all roAcly by Thursday evening.
John L. Shriyer, a well known Wheel- ?L,
gite.is engaged in building a roller Bkat- 1 j.
g rink at Zanesville. It will bo one of ti.Q
ie most complete and best rinks in Ohio. ? m
tie skating surface will bo 150x70 foet c._.0
id tlie building will bo handsomely fitted vtn
!>. Mr. Shriver is a pushing, go-ahead q|)E
jntluman, always lias tho best and very 1
Id m fails to make a tucccss of wbatrer
Edna and Edith Taber, "Tho Midgets" Den
ho are to amtear at the opening of Rose
Entler's Chapline street rink, are at tiio T
;. James with their parents. These little lyin
rla, tho oldest not yet 8 years old, have Q
et with wonderful success all over the ed
lunlry. Wherever they have appeared j.
to people have gone wild over them.
hey do fancy and graceful skating. Tho ?
nion Hardware Co.some timesince pre- 1
mted them with the elegant gold plated, yc8*
lgraved, mahogany wheel skates that are J.
)w on exhibition at Dillon's jewelry store sevi
It was generally reported about town 8a8,
st evening that ten of Wheeling's well Si
lown young society gentlemen had pur- Hee
lased (lie Island rink. Tho Island rink spri
as sold last evening, but not to the m
ndicate as reported. Tho purchasers 0flk
o a Mr. Karcher, of Rochester, and an by f
iland gentleman. The young men tried t?
ird tii secure the place, but J)r. Simons '
id arrived at such an undemanding with * s
IU now owners that ho could not hack "
it. Tiio price he received foi* the rink c
as $2,UOO, which includes,the skates and
llonglngL The purchasers will endeavor ula
i continue the place iu a jionular resort. 1*
lie young men were disappointed in not sick
eating the rink and another Island rink witl
ay be oho of the possibilities in tho near T
ituro. . pan
Dr. Simons' genial presence will ho som
issed from tlie Island rink, especially by .
ic Indies. Me has always made it a
jlnt to soe that his place should he a : .
easant resort. ^
Poitofllco Figure*. X
Chief Clerk Fisher, of tho Postofllcc, diss
irnishes the following report of tho work put
the letter carriers for tho month of Jan- easi
?ry, 1885: T
wintered leften. l.oti c{lu
Nil letlen 82.958 chn
II posuU - IK,032 Vlvi
rop lelleni - 12,008
mp iHwials r.,*w two
i|?r? - , 55657 T
Total .177,100 D1,r
COI.I.MTKIi. sub
II letlen 71.368 (Inn
ropIcuom..:...; 8,tat
Ktatu ? 1S.0M ?"?
||S!H ! 7, We
Tout .105,067
Total pieces handled 'JR.!.773 out
Inereuw over January, 18M.... 13,823 ^
The Wator lSuaril Orcatilxnl. Sen1
The new City Water Board mot last night MI
udefToctad its organUaUon&ad'appolnted "<>)'
jbordinatc officials. Sir. William Has- thJl
?gs was elected President anil Alex, llpdc- lk
raff Secretary. James II. Kiddle was re- hon
pjiointed Superintendent, only a just re- Sir.
ugnitlon of his faithfulness and fitness in cou
tie office in the past. Michael Edwards yea
ras appointed Assessor for the First dis- bee
rict and Tlionus Marker for the Second nes
iatrict. in |
ro Hoys Arrested for Complicity In the He.
taut Wreck of n Train There-A Sad
Skating Accident?Two Boyg Drown*
ad?Narrow JBacape of n Raicuir,
vial D'apatch to the. litftlUoMcer.
Sraftox, Feb. 2.?Considerable excitc!nt
was created this afternoon by tlio
rest of Clinrles Rowan anil William Barr,
boys afcod about 18, charged with
mplicity In the wreck of tlio St. Louis
press hero December 31st, wben the enlecrand
llreinan were tilled. The evince
points to the fact that these lioys
I tho wrecking. Tlio third,. "Stove"
rke, a boy of 10, is already under arrest
another charge, and is in the Fairmont
I. It is said the latter informed against
i other two; and implicated himself,
rker.and Rowan were jailed, their exination
being postponed until next
t is impossible to stato at present
ether the evldenco is sutllrient to hold
prisoners for trial, as the county otlis
are very reticent in regard to tho
tter. The boy Rowan is of excellent
lily and the community ure loth to be0
him guilty. The others are liurd
wo boys about sixteen years of ago
icd Will Roberts and Robert SpriggH,
1 colored, wero dnpvned hero this
aing. They were skating on the river,
Roberts vonturing too near the edge
10 ice fell in the water. Spriggs braveimped
in after him, bnt could not sueI
in pulling him to shore. Both wero
ied under by the current and drownProf.
U. S. Fleming, principal of tho
tic schools, who witnessed tho accident,
e rear drowning in his efforts to save
unfortunate boys.
Change* on tlio Ohio Central.
fj{ JJlfjmtch to the JntrtUoatcrr.
lajilksrotf, W. Va? Feb.'2.?Achango
, made on the Ohio Central railroad
day by the direction of tho Judge of
United States District Court for tho
ict of West Virginia. Hugh Lougf st,
jrintendent; Ed. Riggs, chief operamd
train dispatcher, wore discharged,
i reported that all agents on tho route
lis SUite have been discharged. Tho
has been taking in $100 per day dnrthe
past month with expenses at
day. What the change means is a
tory among tho omployes.
a.mh8kmknt wattkps.
r Atonement"?1"Collar* find CuflV'?"A
Parlor Match."
at night at the Opera House Anson
i's play, "Her Atonement," was preBil.
This drama, while preeminently
jctacular production, diflora from mo&t
ra of this class in having a strong olet
of the emotional, and in being well
3. Only one or two spectacular
aas are ns well put on in all respects,
few have as many difTerent olemonts
jerit Tho Barnum's museum buildthe
Cortland street ferry, tho court
the police station sconery forms an
ictive entertainmont in itself, but if
e were not ahown, tho acting would
;o the play >a Success, to say nothing of
really 11 rat class band. Tho play will
upeatod this evening.
iiarles Gililay, Fannie Bean and six or
t other specialty artists, vocalists and
edians, forming the "Chic Coterie"
binatinn, opened a woek'B engagement
Jharley .Shay's Theatre last night in a
' funny conglomeration of music, comsituations
and laughable speeches,
sd "Collars and Cuffs." It kept a good
ience- in a constant roar of laughter,
root scene and tho automatic torn
are worthy of special notice.
"a i'arlor match."
lie sale of reserved seats will cornice
at Baumor's music store this mornfor
tho presentation of Charles K.
rt's comedv,- "A Parlor Match," at tho
ra Houso Thursday night. Thcro liavo
i grcuirumius ior hi-his at me opening
10 sale for Mr. Hoyt's other two plays,
Bunch of Keys" and "A ling liaby,"
110 doubt this experience will be rcted
this mornijig.
uiisch lias canceled her engagomont at
Oj?era House next Monday night,
ong next week's attractions are C'arrio
in Tu "The Little Joker," "The Silver
g" and possibly McCaull's English
ra Company.
th of JoHeph Mercer?Vnrlou* Current
New* Itenm.
Iio Sam Brown to the only tow boat
g here.
. C. Kelly Is on the sick list, tlircntcnrith
!r. 'i'lioa. Hyatt again has a position in
Baltimore & Ohio freight oflleo.
ho Benwood ferry bont was running
crday and landed at tho wharf boat.
II. Barnbill is back from a visit of
>nd weftltHto bin fiirin lit ((tton-.i
im. C. Garrard will open a ntore in
s's room on llclniont street In tho
ng- ir.
Carter, ol tlio Beliairo nail works
!0 in confined to his homo in Wheeling
ev. J. K. McKnllip will be Absent thin
It nBuianting in n protracted meeting
Iiaries Banks, of Baltimore, Ih visiting
brother, Dennlo Hanks, of tho -Ktna
la Works olflce.
ostmaster George Wise, who lias been
some weeks) is now dangerously aiclc
> typhoid pneumonia.
he Baltimore & Ohio Uailroad Comy
is patting into tho ice house hero
io line lake ice fourteen inciies thick.
1111 is being mado at the upper end of
B. & 0. switch on Noble atreet, and a
i wslk will bo made whore tho run forty
ho numbers on the houses aro rapidly
ippcaring and no new ones sceju to bo
up. It is just as well, for it will bo
er to adopt a reasonable system.
un now converts at tho Bouth Beliairo
rch makes tlie total received into this
rch since the commencement of the icd
two weeks ago, one hundred and
he only change made in tho Board of
octors of tho Belluiro nail works is the
stitntion of Samuel Simmons for liar-.
i Bcck. This is underslood to forotlow
tho appointment of Mr. Thomas
thorald to lie superintendent of tho nail
oryin place of Mr. Beck.
. number of Bollaire people are cutting
and collecting thousands of postago
nps that have been used. They are
t to Europe, pasted in albums and sold
?y the oxpense of missionary stations,
is missions are entirely supported by
i means, insignificant as It scoius.
Ir. Joseph Mercer died yesterday at his .
e in tho Fourth ward, of pneumonia.
Mercer was aji old eltlien of Belmont
nty, and had lived in Bellaire many
is. Till within a few years tie hail
n an active partner in tho drug bnsis
with his son, M. N. Mercer. He w?t
(ood health till a short time ago.

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