"ESTABLISHED AUGUST 24, 1852. WHEELING, WEST YA., FK1DAY AIOKXIXG, OCTOBER 9,1885. VOLUME XXXIV.?>TUAlliEfl 41.~
Tu Leas, of Ohio, is working for endsjhe
railed -States Senatorehip. He wil
not , :.rMU-c-l "Kii."
ji ikis hojiu", i" his stinging arraign
mtn- 0f prohibition, is severe on his run
ning mate, Kev- Ur- Leonard. This isn'
: U v
C0S6IUMUAS ^i'kinukk, oI Illinois, hai
i spasm at Toledo the other night. Thi
Democratic papers call it a campaigr
I ipeecb in favor of Hoadljr.
Thk Democratic Reform Administrate
ia not making much headway towards re
trenchmeut ifl the Government expenses
The outlay is a^uminjj alarming propor
tiotu, and the turned in rascals are scratch
in# their heads over the startling exhibit
Thk tenacity with which an Iowafarme:
viii bold on in a lawsuit is illustrated ir
the decision of the celebrated " Calf case.'
The case was tried tive times, andean uj
the coats to $i0,000. The amount at issu?
was f ti. But what do we have courts foi
, if they are not to try cases ?
3flsSM.lKY Andwwo* thought it worti
while to appeal to her manager to protect
her from b**ing eaten up by the reporter!
on her arrival at New York. Other foreigr
' imnniKil nrn.
actresses seem iu eujvj m<, j-.pensitie*
of American reporters. CjE
"Ojr -Mary" have become, "bo English
The committee appointed to investigate
Porter smith's charges against the Mayoi
id fairly composed. Of auch a committee
the public will expect only fairness and j as
tice, and no one fin demand more. In thu
line the committee will doubtless see thai
promptness is an essential. The Mayoi
ouzht to have an immediate opportunity
to meet the accusations against him.
Fit/ High Lkk, Democratic candidal
for Governor of Virginia, goes about hie
stamping tour escorted by a body of cavalry
in Confederate uniform. Lee is alsc
Bii 1 to ride in the saddle bis "Uncle Robert
rode in." If this is not stirring ap the
animosities the South wishes to see buried
then what does it signify? Is it not more
than waving the bloody shirt our Demo
critic p it riots so much deprecate in the
Kepiblican press and campaign speaker*
rhen they modestly ask for nothing more
than is right and just, "a free ballot an<!
a fair count"?
Suppose Judge fr oraxer snouia go trooping
through Ohio in the aniform of i
L'aion soldier accompanied by a gailj
decked body guard of ex-Union Generals.
Wouldn't there be a wail from the Soutl
about resurrecting the animosities of th<
Ute war? Wouldn't the Democratic pren
o'the North set up a howl of indignatior
in double leaded type? Yet Lee appean
Wore the voters of Virginia in rebel
gray, and is endeavoring to rouse tbeii
piuvion^ and ?quelch their patriotism bj
exhibiting himself in the garb of the Lost
It ia queer reasoning that approves o
sneh conduct in the South and condemn!
the demands made by the Kepublicar
HP^akera in the North that the colorec
win shall be allowed to cast, his vote ant
enjoy the privilege of having it countec
for the candidate for whom it was intended
The visit of President Garrett and hit
piriy to Wheeling gave the opportunitj
f \r a fr.*?v5ntflrohan!M of ODinions whict
ou^ht to result in good. There was excel
lent feeling on both .sides, and the waj
has !>eea opened to a better understand
ia/. Happily, now, a Ions and unpioflt
aSle estrangement lifts given way to goo<
will on the part of Wheeling, and there u
reuon to believe that the company ii
miking closer inquiries than everbefori
into the possibilities of the situation here
The IxTRLUOMcaR reflects public senti
meet when It assures the company tha
there is no more desire to discriminate
against the Baltimore A Ohio than then
is to be discriminated against by that o:
any other common carrier. Such facilitiei
as will contribute to the mutual advantagi
will, we are confident, be granted cheer
fully so far as the city can grant them.
It can avail nothing to dwell upon i
put which has not been particular^
creditable or profitable to either side
We are more concerned for to-day and to
morrow than for yesterday, which furnish
es the historian with bis materials bat
puts no blood in the enterprises of thi
? T' * i- - -i.l- ri.1.1 Kto
the Baltimore <k Ohio Company, and thi
people of Wheeling will respond liberall:
to a business-like effort to occapy it. Thi
pleasant incident of yesterday is, we trust
an earnest of more substantial things t
A S*Joon Uurcl?r?zoU.
facial Ditpiich to the InttUUjrneer.
Barsmvill*, 0 , Oct 8 ?'Thieves brok
intc the whisky store of John Stevens, o
Cheatsut street, Wednesday night, an<
departed with several jugs of "old rye'
anil bottle* of "aged, wine.." Thomas Wed
ley. a hostler for J. Renner <& Sons, wa
to day arrested as the thief, or one c
them. He was clean gone and surrounde'
by bottles and corks when found. In
<l:cationS are that Wedley Is in for it
Epluopil Mtoliur Dtpoiid.
St. Loims, Oct. 8.?Ths Ecclesiastica
Court, which recently tri?d Rev. H. E
inline, of b't Marys Church, Kanss
City,. Mo., has submitted its verdict t
U'.shop Robertson, of this city. Th
charges against Mr. Jar dine were five i
number, as follows: u
. First, improper conduct toward a littl
sir!; second, indecent conduct toward
la ly who had come to confession; thin
criminal condnct toward a woman; fourth
aw ot narcotics producing iroprnt/w
transacting ordinary basin ess; fifth, itr
proper conduct In being closeted with pei
sous ia the Sacristy of the Church, tij
doors beina: closed.
the tint, second and fourth chftrjF
the verdict is guilty; third charjre nc
proved. The fifth charge Wis dismiss#
on a demurrer early in th? esse. Th
Finn's sentence recommended to th
Bishop b deposition from the minUt'
an i immediate inhibition from ministers
Bishop Robertson will psss upon th
sentence in s few days, and meanwbi
lus issued to Jardine a p receipt letter ii
bibitiay him from ministerial flections.
THE JOINT DEBATE
= BETWEEN FOltAKEIl AND llOADL'
= AtToUdi', Ohio, Liut Nlght-Ho?(U]i,i V?r
Lima ir|uu?oU Au???r?<l bjr Jad|?
^ Fur?k?r?Tb? Mi'iuaanfviuaat ct tb?
8 ftU by tb? Bourbona
Toledo, o., Oct. 8.?The joint debat
t between Governor Hoadly and Jadjp
Foraker, Republican and Democrat can
didatea respectively for Governor of thi
i State at the election next Tuesday, drei
e an enormous audience te Wheeler's Open
i H-juse. The building will not seat 1,700
The doors opened at 7 ::J0 and in 10 min
utes every reat, and ail the availabli
1 standing room was occupied while on ih<
' stairs and street below were crowd.
clamoring for admission. Tne stage wai
provided witn seat*, uiviaea equaii;
between .the two committees for whicl
. tickets were issued, which were occupies
by the prominent leaders of both parties
r The remainder of th?? house was free
t hence toe wild scramble for admission ai
, soon as the doors were opened.
A small table in front marked thecentrt
> line of the atago. To right and left of thii
> were other tables two chairs to each occu
r pied by the two speakers and chairman*
Judge John H. Doyle was the Chairmac
of the meeting on the part of the R-pub
licans. Representative Frank Hurd of
1 ficiated for the Democrats. The time ol
t the speakers was divided as follows:
, Governor Hoadly opened with on^
hour; Judge Foraker tnen occupied one
hour and a half, Hoadly to close with
' half an hour.
i Judge Doyle called the meeting to order.
Representative Hurd arose and intro'
dnce?l Governor Hoadly in a few words,
and the latter began his spcech amid the
enthusiastic plaudits of the audience.
* He began by reciting the circumstances
r leading to the challenge to joint debate.
f The most important is&ue of the cam*
t paign was the question of peraonal liberty
and how far interfered with by law as to
1 the habit of drinking. He then proceedt
ed to define the position of both parties
r on the liquor question by reading the
r p'atforms of each.
TUB LIQCOB QUEST10X.
He defined the plank in the Republi*
i can platform recognizing the right of the
i people to amend the organic law of the
. State to mean that the Republicans favor
i the prohibitory amendment. He argued
. that the point, however, was ho* far the
l?? ?a mw*u1.ita ?ho ni.ru/-ina! huk,
j mn Ui?y wu "
its of citizens. The answer to it depend*!
' on the answer to another question, "ia
1 drinking a vice? Ii it barralul or w/oag
to take one i^laas of beer or wine? I-ja
> man to bo allowed to indulge in moderate
, drinking, which can do no harm? II
drinking be a vice, selling liquor is a vice.
' But if a man who id capable of self-control,
I who takes a drink on a farai (toes no
harm, then it does no harm to drink
it in a saloon. He referred to the
locil option feature of the Scott law, which
1 differs from total prohibition as a coach
' dog differs from a do# all one color. He
anathematized the Scott law for this
feature. He detined himself as opposed
to partial prohibition or total prohibition
' and in favor of personal freedom to the
i fullest extent. The speaker elaborated
t the point that if wrong in on? place drinking
was wrong in ail; if right iu oae pU<?
it was ri*bt in all. The principle that
^ would justify the Scott law the local
r option feature would justiiy the prohibi
r tion of chewing or smoking tobacco within
municipalities. His conclusion was that
legislation must be dir cted againet
evils of liquor drinking, but not against
f drinking itself. This was in the right dii
rection of temperance lecislation within
cities or without them. The ino-t valuable
pwsessiou of a citizen is his personal
I liberty; therefore, all movements which
I strike at this must be opposed. Drinking
I is not a vice, bat excessive drinkinir isProhibition
is a failure in Miine, in Kan'
sai and iu Iowa. The statistics of a namber
of United States liqior licenses is'
sued in these S.at?s wero real, show'
ing an increase in tvfco of these.
I PaOHIDlTIOX DKNOL'XCBl).
Hoadly pronounced prohibition an in>
' centive to hypocrisy and said he wai
against it root and branch. He challenged
. LVubar *n atn+a ?1)V hl? in fttV.ir ol
I local prohibition in municipalities aud no|
i in favor of prohibition in the whale State,
i He is in favor of the Soofct lav, the ninth
i section of which gives municipalities the
. power to prohibit. How can he justify
. this and not justify State prohibition ? He
y compared Foraker to the sandwich man
with a placard in front "not for prchibis
tion" and on the back a placard with "apt
i against prohibition," ami challenged
r him to state whether be was in
, favor of prohibition or opposed tc
it. He insisted that prohibition it
3 the issue in Ohio bfcange the next Legis*
w tare will be asked to piss prohibition
legislation. Hedesired to know if Foraker
was elected Governor wherhor he will in
his message recommend the submission ol
' the prohibitory amendment to the Stat*
. Constitution. He demanded whether ii
. the Republican Supreme Conrt is elected
it will reverse the Jate decision that th?
Scott law is unconstitutional and compel
' the ealoon keepers to pay back the taj&s
s He charged that thU was the R?qublicat
r programme. He declared there were but
two methods of settling the temperance
question: Prohibition and license. Tht
7 Scott law was but a bastard kind of t
? Ha ho favored a graded
license OKasure acconiin?4o-the amount
' of tales, license protects the traffic, secures
pereoual liberty, crushes out low divej
and secure* obedience to the law bj
dealers. He declared that houses cf illfame
would not b* licensed to sell li^uoi
as under the Scott law.
b The speaker quoted Senator Sherman ai
f saying the Legislature of Ohio cannol
> license the sale of liquor and under the
? present constitution coj;M not see how th<
tax law could be px?s?;dj that wiU faaye t<
be construed by a court us a license. H*
s declared taxation a revenue power, nol
t police power, aa the Mcotfc law made it
That law provod a fii'ure as a police
d measure becausc mote lrnited iitatei
* licenses were is.iU?d the year it was Ie
force than in previous year.
The speaker closed with a brirf le?
argument to show that taxation is reallj
" license and ujH'onstittttiona*.
' JCDOK rORAfc8B'?i JJBPLY.
3 Tremendous cheering; followed thi
0 speech when Judge Doyle introduce*
6 Judge Forakar, who, after the applause
D subsided, began by ictVrricg to severa
minor parts of Hoadly's speech, lie thai
said that from the character of Hoadly*
* remirka be evidently intended the specc!
for Leonard, toe Prohibition candidate to
r Governor The tupuDlinan piani on ini
i- liquor traffic 1( four explicit declarations
r- Firat, dtnouuclnu the Paraocrita Mrthi
? ri'pcil of the Scott l*?; second, recoj
niiing the right of the ri-?ple to *mem
is the Constitution; thir.l and fourth
>t declaring in funr of the regnlatioi
ti anil taxation of the licjuT tradic. H
e read !rom Hoadly's inaugural ail/iress i
ie paragraph iu which the Governor tai<
jr the Scott law ought not to b? repealed
u Regarding th?* right of tlu people t
change tbe Cjnstitu'ion hu showed th,
i* Democratic plea f it license cannot b
le adopted without Srat amending the Coo
1- atitntion which forbida liueu*. The Ua
publican platform declares In favor c
the regulation of the evils of the liauor i bi
traffic Hoadly had just acknowledged' ai
ought to be corrected. As to method! of; in
regulation he could not, of courserforetell j fe
what a Republican Legislature would do jaf
after the discussion of the legal methods, wi
y This ia a matter of detail for the Legis-|oT
lature. The pledge of the platform ia for ac
proper regulation of those evils and the th
Republican party has never yet made a
pledge it has broken.
The apealcer took up Hoadly's argu* Tt
ment that it is not competent for the Legislature
to tax the liquor traffic and point?
ed out that the Democratic Supreme
- Court in deciding the Scott law onconsti- an
e tutional diij not decide that the principle he
of taxation was unconstitutional, but that W(
one feature .of law making tax a lien on
* property occupied by a saloon was unl.
constitutional. He also denied that the 0X1
. eame Supreme Court decided that the tax U?
' collected from the liquor dealers should Wt,
' not be returned. His position is that it is .
4 iinmiiutifnf innal OM-rmd to take the tax
3 and unconstitutional to take it back.
a He declared that it ia not onlv conaU'to- coi
tional to tax the liquor tr&tlic, but equit- jD)
* able to make it share the burden of the .
J crime it produces. Obio three times has 0
1 overwhelmingly defeated license, yet , 1
Democrats cone prutending to favor
? licence. When Houily proposes this he
J know* it will be two years before a license b'j
proposition can be submitted to the peo
pie, who have heretofore rejected it.
THE KEI'L'HLICAN RECORD.
The Republican party takes hold of the thi
i matter in a practical way, dealing with
' the Constitution as it is. The speaker dej
manded of Hoadly whether he was in ??j
favor of a high or low graded license, a re[
i 11,000 or a $500 one? How to provide for tha
i securing license; wftether as iu the comti- for
tutional convention of 1872 he was in -favor yea
of the taxation of churches and school we:
houafS of the State? The speaker be- for
lieved iu letting them go free, lieligiou the
, and education are necessary to the welfare do
i of the people. Foraker then turned his tur
attention to the last Legislature, which, he tha
declared, was the moet infamously corrupt tba
iu the history of the State, so corrupt that, ove
when Hoadly approved of it yet, the coal get
oil members believed to have sold their ag#
v,ptes to elect Payne Senator were all trai
dropped by their constituents. Thespeaker gre
then read the charges of corruption and ext
bribery in the election of Senator Payne me
from a number of different Democratic cot
He then turned to the Democratic mis- JJJ
management of the penitentiary. He Bin
showed that tbia institution, nailer the can
last year of Governor Foster's administration,
there had been a net profit of ,)r|
over $53,000; while the next year, the
firat of the Democratic rule, reduced this . .
to $10,000, SS.000 of which waa realiz-d ?Jj
' from the Republican eya:em of manage- ,1?,
m ?n tin vogue when th^y took hoi 1 of it. He
then read dnancial statement* for the tirst
, nine months of tho year, showing the de- th(J
ticiency, which the total loss to date has
been is compared with Republican J? 1
administration* j>ve; 11/0,000 as the
pr ce the people have to pay for Dem- -0
ocratic mrsmana^emtnt. Is it not, he ?
said, time fora change? The legistature
has undertaken to lay violent hands
on the* principle of local self-gov- $.i
ernment. The apeaker then referred
to the so-called "ripper" bills, recogn-'zlng
Cincianati and other cities of the Stats in q:v
the interest of the Dem jcratic pirty. The *?/.
speaker prom!aed to speak In full of the
Cincinnati "ripper'' bill in his Saturday *.uj
speech in that city. H-? then re- ^
cmnied the provisions of the bill to reor- twc
ganise the City of Columbus and poinUd gig
out the outrageous character of the r
scheme givin* t-> the Board of Control all j
the powera of all the City Dipirtments -ue
with power to make every appointment of jj j
every grade, giving that Board absolute qqq
power to appoint every officer in the city d ,
except the Mayor, who waa stripped of j
every power and left a mere figurehead. eJ,
It was a practical disfranchisement of the
ritizena of Columbus. The personal
liberty of the peopl* .was preserved by the
Supreme Court declaring tho mouatroua
bill unconstitutional. Yet Hoadly pleads
for personal liberty. Tlu
DEMOCBATIC INJ CSTICE. ^
The speaker exhibited a colored plate
of the City of Columbus showing the re- ^
districting by Democrats, one ward, being
a narrow strip seven miles long, another re[
1 3} and 7 others 3 miles long and only a
1 few rods wide, the purpoee being to give
f 300 or 400 Democrats the aime power in ?U?
; electing councilmen aa 1.200 to 1,400 ia
Republicans He also exhibited a plate we
of the districting by Republicans, eje
showing it waa fair and just. j0j
i Then the speaker turned to the bonded j0
debt of the State and showed that eigh- at8
? teen montha before the bonds were due a j
| statute waa passed for its refunding, which cia
. uiuereu iroiu uu tuiiuci m?D iui outu puiposes
in allowing new bonda to be dinposed
of without advertising, but refund- aD(
; ing might be done by private coa- an,
tract approved by the Governor. Then ,u
i he explained the refunding contract cre
. which waa attempted to be entered into ?e,
at 3.5 percent per year, which would give D0
19} percent tor the time the bonda had to
i run, a profit of over $400,000 to the person . i.*
[ securing the contract. '
, Mr. Foraker closed by referring to _..j
r Hoadly'a conduct in the Conatitutional 0
[ convention, and asked him if he 0
> wt-re still opposed to having any men- (or
| tion of God in the State Constitution, qj
whttherheatilloppoaed.ashedidthen, a XI
i proviaion for impeaching judges for drank- ^
ennesaj whether he waa stillTn favor of _ t
. taxing churches and schools? furaker .jc,
^ declared thai he was not in favor of tar- tfaa
[ ing them, as he regarded religion aud :
I morality as the safeguards of the Nation. . '
: He cicaed by asking: if Hoadly favored
i high license or low license?
Ilia close was met with rounds of cheers. 1
Uoadly stepped forward and said twice:
"Dodged agiin. He talked for an hour P*)
and a ball and no human Ijejqg can tell ^
whether he is for prohibition or against it." (jit
Me called attention to the Tact that ajg
Robinson, the Republican Secretary of bei
State, was one of the refunding commis- b*
sion who made the bond centract which Jjj
he (Hoadiy) ba<l vetoed. The speaker Jjj
then turned to the Prohibition (jieationer Ko
and eUaracteriaed' Foraker as a candidate vio
vho cou'd take refuge in silence on the yQ
rnojt vital question of the campaign,
, Regirdlng charges* of corruption concorning
the election of Senator Payne,
r which Foraker read from a Demo- 1
- ?;,j ?k.n -
criiuc paper, m?ui? o?.i? QC(
Ida suspicion of double dealing in the .
? Democrat party Democrats are up in "
j arms protesting, but in the Republican 8ta
ranks there ia silence wh?n corruption is ter
on loot. As to the ttricture on the pen:- wb
1 tentiary minsgament, he Bhowetl there tot
1 *fre two Republican members of the for
B Ujard, and there has never been a pro- thf
test against the action of the 8 sard from mc
9 He disputed Foraker's statements at ex- tie
i travagani* in the Staia expenditure. Be- vo
: warding the decision of the Supreme Court he;
a as to tbe refunding ot the Scott tax to
;? liquor dealers, Hoadly noted tbe fact that sec
i the decision was made by a bench of but kil
, three judges, two of whom were Republi- Hi
l cans, lie extolled tbe liquor code of the ch
e State, repeali d by the Scott law and de- gn
a clared it provided perfectly against the evils th
i gf drinking to excess. He declared in At
I. faver of lovr license as against high license; tb
o for license ss against prohibition. . He th
9 did not fam license so high ss to pro- ?h
b bible. Regarding the Columbns ' rip- br
if per' bill Hoadiy phoved up the Republi- Hi
b can riKmraniaatton of Cincinnati 30 years be
4 ago, from which he declared the Rumbus to
il to be copied. He closed with a severe
rairnment of the Republican party for
couaiatency and expresaing the kindeat
elinga for Foraker personally. Round
ter round of cheera for both epeakera
ere given aa the meeting closed. The
tier was excellent and the enormous
idience paid the closest attention
ie DUMtUtMUua With tb? Work of th*
Washington, Oct 8.?Ia preparing the
nual eatimatea, the Preaident and the
ada of the departments do not find the
i*!r tlwkljat P <n,froa? verv Hfltisfflctnrv.
ie appropriations, (or which a Dernoitic
Committee of Apppropriation and a
tmocratic ftonse are mainly responsible,
ire much greater than it is now beved
they should have been. An atnpt
is therefore to be made to secure a
csiderable reduction, as no good showt
for economy can b 3 made on the basis
the last Democratic tigures.
It is a noteworthy fact that during the
;al year ending June 20,1885, the civil
peases of the Government reached a
*her figure than ever before, namely,
',491,258. These figures are exclusive"
the expenditures made on account of
> ariny, the navy, Indians, pensions and
erestonthe public debt, which swell
* aim rebate expenditures of the year to
10,225,985. For the ten years ending
th June 30, 1870, which included the
tire period of tne rebellion, the average
senditures on account of civil and mislaueom
items was $27,(>S9,OQO, or-less
in one-third of the amount expended
like purposes during the last" fiscal
it. Following the war, truss expenses
re swollen by the payment of claims
property captured and destroyed by '
(military forces, but these "warclaims"
not mako any showing in the expendi- :
es for last year, and yet the aggregate of
.t year is nearly $17,000,00&in excess of
,t tor the preceding year, ar.d$14,000,000,
ir the highest point previously reached,
'eral of the items which go to swell the 1
;regate of Inst year may be called exordinary,
but the recklessness of Cones
in making appropriations and the i
ravagauce of the Executive Depart- ,
nt in expending them, are 'largely acintable
for the dissipation of many '
[lions ot dollars. 1
'he extraordinary expenditures of last J
ir foot up about$14,000,000, and include '
i following itPinc Pacific Kiilroad'a
king fund, $5,000,000; postal deficiency, '
taed niiinly by the reduction of the letrate
from three to two cent*. $1,500,;
Alabama awards, $3,000,000; New
eans Cotton Expoaition, $1,500,000.
ducting thtse four items would atill
Yd la&t year'a civil expenditures the
heat in the history of the Government,
mparing the focal years 1875 and 1885,
ery sharp contrast la found in the aev*
1 items of expenditures, and notably in
i columns for civil and miscellaneous,
isions and interest and the public
)t. While the annual interest charge
tot one-half as large as in 1875, the penq
list is now twice a* great a* in the
ir named. The following figurerahow
i several items of expenditnre for the
> years: 1875 ? Civil, $71 070,703; army,
.120016; navy, $21,407 026; ludians,
184 057; penaiono, $29 456 216; interest,
3,003.544; total. $*.'74 623,392. 1885?
il, $87,41) 1,258; army. $42 670,578; navy,
021,080; Indians, $0,552 495; pensions,
102.267; interest, $51,380)256; total,
'eductiug the interest charge for the
? v*?ara gives the total for 1SS5 as $208,679,
against $171,529 849 for 1875.
>tdu;:ting the amounts paid for penaiona
I interest in the respective yearngives
total of 1885 aa $152,738,412, asrainst
2,070,6:13, on excesa of about $11,000,- *
, which Uongresa can cut off without '
riment to the public interests.
his matter of retrenching tbe public <
enditurva is occupying the serious at- t
tion of the president and the several
efs of the departments.
MORE fcVIDKMCE '
it McLean la a Candidate for CoiUd ,
Statra daoator. (
Vauhinutun, D. C., Oct. 8.?The Slar t
i a special from Columbus, touching j
i campaign m Ohio, which cantirms the '
>orta that in the event of the election of ,
)emocratic Legislature John McLean is
come to the United States Senate as 1
cetsor to John Sherman. The special
as follows: "The fact is now pretty ,
11 established that in the event of the :
ction of a Democratic Legislature Mr.
in R. McLean will be tue successor of
m Sherman in the United States Senudge
Thurman is very explicit in dering
that he is not a candidate for the
late and will not be, even should the 1
mocrats gain control of the Legislature, ,
1 further tnat he ia not a candidate for 1
f public office. Mr. Allen O. My era,
i peppery statesman of this city, who '
atci so many disgraceful scenes in the 1
pslature last winter, makes it a special
nt to declare and pledge hiinselFto
e and support ex-Senator Thurman for
i Senate ao long as he is a candidate,
era is ijuite sale in this, as Tbiirman
1 not be a canilidate. It ia a shrewd
ve, however, and one he is- making the
st of in the townships in his pleading i
votes to re-elect him. The contest in <
Iambus and Franklin county is perhape ,
! most vigorous that has over been made,
i principal feature being the'effort to
ire Myers to private life. Tne Repub- f
ins claim to have the best of evidence :
,t the Democrats are working with :
|ht and means in all the close counties
secure the election of the legislative 1
Prvntdootlal Poitinastsra Appointed.
>Vashi.vgto.v, D. C., Oct. 8.?The Presi- ,
it to-day appointed the following named
dic-bael D. Biker at Uniontown, Pa.,
ej. Stnrges. resigned; Miss Cardova
irk at Blair, Neb , vies U & Hilton, re- 1
ned; R. \V. Uill at Jewell, Kaq., otiic?
?me Presidential; Root S. Wagner at
ngor, Pa., otfice became Presidential; J
nts ?i. Haaaon at Kbensbur*. Pa., vice
mund James, suspended; Patrick J.
gera at Piedmont, \V. Va., vice Geo. T.
nhorn. suspended; Henry F. Taylor at 1
lton, Ky., vice John T. Hall, busaded.
Vi>iu-niuuu?ii i a**u iuuiuiih
Suuirti; Tix., October 8.?Two mnrdera
rurred in this vicinity yesterday. A
iner named Spinka waa shot and in*
ntly killed by John Patton, one of the
lanta. Patton hired a male of Spinka,
lich died a natural death while in Pati'd
poaeeasion. a?ptnlps ciaicped payment
the male, and attempted to prevent
5 delivery of Patton a cotton. They
it yesterday morning at the cotton-gin
il patton aaid: 4,l am ready now to aetthe
mala bnaineaa." and,polling a reiver,
shot hia landlord through the
art. Patton wai arrested.
boat noon TVilliam Hardeman, over?r
of the Walker plantation, ihot and
led a mulatto namad Manroe Stewart,
taring that Hardeman ?aa going to diaarge
him, Stewart wae telling (he ne>a
what he wookl do to Hardeman,
reatening to kill him and cat him up.
. thie juncture Hardeman, came upon
b negro? a. He had overheard Stewart'a
reat. and, bringing bis fll'-ot-gun to hie
oulder,'fixed both barrels into Stewart'?
east. After the mulatto had fallen
irdemanaent three balls through hia
idv, then rode to town and surrendered
THE VETERANS MEET.
THE BIG SOLDIERS' REUNION
At Fairmont Tut<rd?i-i Good Day for
Marlon Coanti'e Capital?Touching
Scene* of the Mooting of Comrade*
In Arm* Long Separated.
Sptdfll Dispatch to the IiiUUiqcuxr.
FaI&xoxt, Oot. 8.?The Soldiers' Reunion
held at this place to-day was one 0/
the moat successful gatherings of any kind
ever held in Marion county. For some
days the weather has been very unfavorable,
and even this morning the indications
were that it would rain, but before 9
o'clock the clouds broke away and tha son
shone out, sending light and cheer into
Early in the morning vehicles began to
come into town, and by 10 o'clock the
mm HiMnifl.) with on aaaar crnniil
of ex-soldiers anil citis ;ns from all parts of
Meade Post assembled at headquarters,
,and aft*-r organizng proceeded to the despot,
headed by the Weat Virginia Dram
Corps lo receive the Mannington detonation,
one hundred strong. The proceseion
then formed under Col. C. K Fleming,
Marshal of the day, and after marching
through the principal streets of the town
went to the Fair Grounds.
Before breaking ranks some of the old
companies effected a permanent orsranizition
or took steps preparatory thereto.
Maulsby's Battery chose Capt L. A. Maulsby
aa their President or Commander, and
Sergt L. A. Swisher as Adjitant, and ap- 1
pointed other officers and committees. 1
John W. Mason, of Grafton, who was a 1
member of this comptny, was one of the 1
prime movers in the matter of a permanent
organization. Annual meetings will
Co. F, 12th Regt., and Co. A, 6th Regt, 1
ilso made arrangements for fnture meet- 1
a touching time.
The meeting of bo me of the old com- (
rades would have touched even the coldest
heart. Tears streamed down the
cheeks of men who had not met for over '
twenty years, bnt who now clasped hands 1
md recalled the associations of other days 1
when upon the tented field.
General VV. B Curtis, of West Liberty,
formerly Colonel of the I2'.h Regiment, was .
most cordially received, as was also Capt.
Vlaulsby and Capts. Taos. A. Fleming
ind A. N. Pritchard and others.
Twelve and a hall o'clock was announced
is dinner hour, and while hundreds hid
brought baskets well til led. it reminded '
:>ne 01 army uayB to see six oarreis 01 nara
Lack and bean*, bacon and coffee in proportion,
distributed among the crowd,
rheee were furnished simply as a reminder '
jf camp life, but seemed ti be heartily j
relished by all
At 2 o'clock the large compiny wn }
:all< d tocfther in and aroand the grand t
stand. It was estimated that there were (
ibout 3 000 persons present All listened ,
ittentively to the speeches, which were ,
ill good. I have no time to send a report
of the many excellent thoughts prelented,
but must content myself with
limply naming the speakers, who were ,
ntroduced by Comrade Thomas O. Miller, 1
)f Meade P?*t:
Welcome, by ex-Governor Pierpoat. i
Response, by Hon. John W. Mason.
Address, by Gen. W. B. Curtis. i
Address, by Gen. Chas. B. Smith.
Address, by Capt Thoa. A. Maulaby.
Short talks were also made by R?v. J.
ft. Flanagan, of Grafton, and Revs. W. R. 1
White and W. A. Wiley, of thfe place, ,
mil a letter was read from General B. F.
?elley, of Washington, D. C.
At 4::t0 o'clock the line reformed, being
>ver a half mile in length, and returned to
THE CAMP FIRE.
The reunion closed to-nijtht with a
;rand camp tire at the Sink. At least
ifteen hundred persons were present,
ibout four hundred of whom were old
soldiers. Speeches, reminiscences and marie
entertained the audience for three
txours, after which Meade Post mustered
in quite a number of recruits. All pronounce
the d*y a most pleasant and successful
Meade Poet feels proud of the day's success
as well it may.
Col. R. E. Firming makes a good marshal,
having had a great deal of experi
ence in the command oi one ji tne nest
regiments in the service, the old Third Infantry,
afterwards the Sixth Cavalry.
Gov. Pierpont was as lively and cheerful
as a boy in his teens.
Capt. Maulsby says it was the happiest
dav of his life.
Gen. Curtis urged all members of his
old regiment, the Twelfth, to attend the
Reunion to be held at Moundsville, October
22 and 23.
Gen. Smith urged all ex-soldiers to join
the Grand Army of the Republic, which
scores of them now say they will do.
*BED WA.llD'3 SAT.
rhi "Great Am erica a rtaucltr1' Relates
His Sid* of the Story.
New Yobk, Oct. 8.?The Herald contains
a ten-column statement by Ferdinand
Ward in regard to the transactions
Gnttff Jc Ward. It does not reveal any
additional names of beneficiaries by the ,
Srm's crooked operations, thongh consid- ,
erable interesting information id given in
regard to the dealings of persons heretofore
mentioned in that connection, and
several parties are referred to by their (
initials, as participating in the profits of
the concern. Ward sayB he does not believe
General Grant knew anything J
about the details of the firm's business, i
be never examined the books. The only i
charge he makes against Warner is that
the latter compelled him by threats of
making trouble with influential creditors ,
Df the firm, to transfer his property to .
Warner, thus savin* tho latter from loss.
He thinks Warner has used the property
to square np wkh people from whom he
borrowed money to ose with Grant & 1
The books show enormons profits ac- 1
trued to all the Grants, but thev were 1
mostly pending at the time of the failure,
and du not intimate that the gentlemen
had actually drawn out any large sums.
Ward debits himself with $633,918 out of
( >,000,000 paid out as profits by the firm;
U. 8. Grant, $217,239; J. D. Fish, $1,000,000;
Marine Bank, $332,820; U. 8. Grant,
Jr., $188,000; F. D Grant, $133,000; War- ,
ner (estimated), $1,300,000; In receiver's
hands, $4?0,000 ^office expenses, interest
on loons, ac.t 9000,?. ?. iuo ion. vumwo
of smaller auoanta to the various patties
known in the affair.
Ward makes Mayor Grace's profit as
$147,182. He produces a letter from
Mayor Grace, asking to be admitted to the
firm, inquiring if thev conld not procure
him some contracts for government supplies,
and offering, in that case, to assist
them in the way of loans.
Perhaps the most serious charge in the
statement is the ene to the effect that on
the strength of friendship with General
Grant, General Goxdin, of Georgia, obtained
$18,000 from the firm on a personal
note at the time of the firm becoming
owners of the Belmont mining property,
and that the note was never paid and
had to be charged to profit and loss.
Ward cites uuite a number of other
cases in the earlier histpry of the firm,
where large ^mounts of money was lost
through inveetments st the suggestion of
General Grant, or hja (amiljr, or friendi,
the inference being that this was th
price paid by Ward for the sake of s<
curing the benefits of General Grant
connection with him.
By th? HarjUnd lu?iuoit?U??Th? U?a?n
fyaitk* Oat la 9l??flaf.
Baltimore, Oct. 8 ?Gen. John A. Loga
was tendered a banquet at the Eutai
House to-night by the Logan Invincible
of Maryland. About one hundred am
twenty-live people participated in th
banquet. After the removal of the clotl
Gen. Lrgan was welcomed by Wna
Marine, Republican candidate for Clerl
Gen. Logan respond -d by returninj
thanks to the Invineibles, and paid i
hitch compliment to the sociability, hospi
Itality, energy* weilth. intelligence ac<
[growth of Baltimore.
Of national affairs be said this govern
ment is arepubliconly in name ardwill bi
uutil the people shall be educated op to i
point where every cit'zm shall havei
voice in the affairs of the Nation withou
let or hindrance, lie declared it to be th<
duty ol every man of whatever party tc
speak and vote against all who tolerate
fraud or violence to deprive the American
citiz m of his ballot and voting for hie
The education of the illiterate was the
remedy to relieve the country from the
disgrace now upon it became of the brutality
excited against the rights of American
citiz ?n* in many parts of the union.
The Republican party attempted to enact
an apporpriate measure for the education
of those unable to educate themselves
but had been defeated by the votes of
of those who tried to destroy the
Government and now dominate Southern
States, a party of states rights, free
trade, agression and relentless persistence.
He asked if the present administration
will use its influence in trying to remedy
this evil, in order to continue the Solid
South so that with their Northern allies
the country can be kept within Democratic
control He spoke of the cry of the
'bloody shirt1' and said it was made by
Democrats who made a cry upon every
criticism of those who tried to destroy the
Speaking of the Campaign in Virginia,
be said be learned from the pewspipers
that the Democratic candidate for Governor
uses the saddle and bridle used by
Robert ?. Lee, and from the shouts one
would suppose that the saddle was the
candidate and not the man who rides on
it If he should be elected it would doubt[mu
ho hf the influence of that saddle and
bridle. Treason stained saddles appear
to be leading cards.
Remarks were made by S. B, Elkins,
John Thomas and others.
A Lift Stuck Hale W*r.
Pittsburgh, OjL 8.?A live stock rate
war is in progress between the Ft Wayne
md tbe Baltimore A Ohio railroads.
Drovers from the surrounding counties
report shipments of cattle from Chicago
:o Pittsburgh at fifty cents per head and
?mplain that the low rated and increased
western shipment are ruining their business.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
John Fulmar, of Nazareth, Pa., was
bunkoed oat of $5,000.
Thire :* a general strike of coal miners
n the Mahoning .'alley.
Republican prospects in New York are
eported steadily improving.
General Crook reports the troops closely
jreesing the Apaches, who are now reported
The residence of ex-Governor Clatiin, in
tewtonville, Maw, was robbed of jewelry
ralued at over $S,000.
The New Zealand Government has relewed
the mail service between New Zeaand
and San Francisco.
Captain Thomas H. Roots, an ex-naval
Jfficer, and officer of the Confederacy, is
lead at Bowline Green, Mo.
The tobacco warehouse of T. J. Conrad
fc Co., at Louisville, Ky.. was burned Wednesday
night. Lobs $18,000.
Over $5,000 worth of tickets have been
lold for Mary Anderson's first appearance
n her present New York engagement.
A deficiency of $30,000 haa been develo
ped in the account* of Henry Y. Ularke,
jaahier of the Union Bank, Halifax, N. 8.
John H. Martin, farmer and stock dealer,
living near Greenville, 0., was swindled
out of $1,000 bj a pair of -confidence
The North American Holstein Cattle
Registry and Stock-breeders' Association
was organized at Holly Spring, Mub., yesterday,
P. C. Beard, nominated by the Prohibitionists
at Toledo, 0., as candidate for Common
Pleas Judge, haa withdrawn from
Subscriptions'to the Grant Monument
Fund were opened at San Francisco, and
Senator Leland Stanford headed the list
Robert Dowty was found guilty of murder
in the second decree at Wooster, O.,
for the killing of John Schaaf at Shreve
Frisbie Lake, stock raisers, near Cynthiana,
Ky., killed about twenty-five head
of valuable cattle that were infected with
pleuro-pneumonia. - Attorney
General Garland denies that
the President nag caiiea upon Dim ior an
explanation of his interest in the Pan(ilectric
The Marion County Teachers' Association
met in the third day's session ut
Farmington, W. Va , yesterday. The exercises
were unusually interesting.
0. C. Brewer, Secretary of the Ohio
Board of Public Works, has resigned on
account of poor health, and L. W. Baker,
Clerk of the Board, was appointed to the
The New York Court of Appeals has decided
that the dedication of a sum of
money to be expended in masses for the
souls of the dead is recognizable in law as
a legal disposition of it
Mrs. W. McCluskey, who poisoned herself
and babe at Urbana, Onio, Tuesday,
died yesterday, after having bten unconscious
far thirty-five hours. Jt is thought
the woman was temporarily insane.
A young man named hirumons, living
near Anderson, Ind., who has been suffering
for a year past from injuries received
by a fall, is reported to have been completely
restored to health by prayer.
An attempt was made at Orangeville,
Dnt, to blow up, by dynamite, the residence
of Police Magistrate Monroe and
Provincial Constable Anderson. Both
booses were badly wrecked, bat the inmates
The managers of the Ohio penitentiary
have paroled the following prisoners:
Charles Von Ulrich, tent from Hamilton
county for burglary; Samuel Jonts. burglary,
Hamilton connty; Lydia A. Singer,
manslaughter, Athens county.
A iaw suit at Waterloo, Iowa, known as
the "Jones Countjr CaU Case," which has
been tried five times, has just been decided
again. The stolen calve# were worth
fifty dollar*, and the jury awarded 17,000.
The costs have been over $20,000. and several
farmers have been made bankrupt
The New York Grant Monnment Association
received from some anonymout
person in Richmond, Ya., a fifty-dollai
Confederate hill It will probably be put
up at aaqtion for the benefit of the fund.
It ia believed that the sender intended tc
show contempt for the object of the Association.
l0| A bah.road suit
! In Stinnaaot*?Ad Important DacUlon Bei
" d?r?d Yea tarda j.
St. Paul, Minn*., 0;t. 8.?The Sap'em
Court of Minnesota rendered a decision i
a the suit of the St. Paul ?i .Sioux City rai
road company against F. S. McDonald an
n Frank Slocum, Auditor and Treasurer r<
w spectively of Hennepin county, unfavoi
a able to the road. The case is a teat on<
i involving the taxation of 400,000 acres c
e land, a portion of the grant of the St. Pat
a & Sioux City, valued at the time of thei
. disposal at $2,400,000. Aluut 1871 th
it company issued what was known as th
special preferred stock, or land stock, git
ing to each holder of common stock
* share of special for each share of common
* The railroad has always claimed tha
* the iand was simply given as securit;
1 on money advanced bj the stockholder
iu lucroasn iw topiwi, nine uio ub**ic, ti
- its rrguraent, held that the disposition o
? the Undi in the the above manner hat
i the effect of a direct sale and coaveyanc<
l to the stockholders, and that therefore thi
t lands were taxable.
j Some time since the District Conrt o
> Hennepin county granted a pergetuai in
> junction restraining the collection of taxei
l on the land in question. This has beet
\ set aside and a new trial granted by th<
Supreme Court on the ground that there
i was no evidence to show that there wat
indebtedness from the corporation to th<
stockholders, without which the ruling o!
the lower court is invalid.
TARRED AND FKATHKRED.
A Mob Dnu?f Up A Professional ISoxtl
for laaultlaff a Lady.
woon5gckkt, Dak , Oct S.?Clarence
Bennett -recently appeared here in a
skating-rink as a professional boxer, and
gave ?oe -or two exhibitions. After his
last appearance he proceeded to get drunk,
and wound up by attempting to assAult a
laundress, for which he was lodged in jail.
At 9 o'clock last night a party of masked
men appeared at the j ail. The keys were
forcibly caken from, the jailer, and the
doors were opened.
Securing Bennett, tha crowd proceeded
to the edge of town, where a kettle of tar
was boiling. Two men soon appeared,
carrying a featherbed which the lanndresa
had furnished. Bennett was now thoroughly
alarmed, and pleaded for mercy,
but his masked captors were inexorable.
Finally one of them advanced and
ordered Bennett to remove his clothing.
Bennett refused, and emphasized tne denial
by knocking the man down. This so
enraged the mob that they gathered
around Bennett and torehia clothing from
him. The tar was hot and was applied
with brooms, Bennett being held upon the
ground until the work was completed
When he was completely covered he was
rolled in the feathers.
The night was cold, and Bennett's clothing
had been torn to rags, b it his covering
of feathers kept him warm. He was
riven notice that if he ever returned to
VVoonsocket he would be lynched, and
then he was left to shift for himself.
Montreal, Oct. 8 ?During a review of
the troops at La Prairie recently, the reviewing
officer noticed that Colonel Prulhomtne,
of the Sixty-fourth Battalion, was
not mounted. The Colonel explained
that his saddle had been broken and his
bridle stolen during the night. Major
Poitras,of the regiment, thereupon advanced
and expressed mortification at
serving under an officer who told untruths
to his commanding oifieet-before the whole
battalion. An altercation began between
rraaaoramc auu tuiu?, uui n?aiui'inu.
The regiment broke, camp soon after*
wards, and while on the way east, Prudhomme
ordered Poitrafi and Msjir Biker,
who had supported Poitraa, uuuer arrest,
for speaking disrespect! nlly of their
superior officer. The officerd have demanded
an investigation by the Government.
- The affair caused a great sensation
in military circles.
Boycotting Steamship C>. mpany.
Cobk, Oct. 8.?a. deputation of cattlemen
waited on the Cork Steamship Company
and informed the managers that
they would refuse to ship cattle by that
line if the company carried boycotted
goods. The landlords learning of the acts
of the cattlemen sent a deputation to the
company and informed its officials that
they would take legal action in the matter
or start an opposition line if the company
refused to carry boycotted cattle. The
managers desired to leave the question to
the special meeting cf the shareholders,
which has been called. The cattlemen
were disappointed at tho action of the
managers and stopped shipping cattle by
the line to-day. The shareholders will
meet next Saturday.
Flint Glmuworkeri' Strike.
Boston, Oct. 8.?All the glaaa manufacturers
in the Eastern Association com*
prised in the territory of Pennsylvania
and the New England States are now idle,
the men being on a strike, rxnept the Boston
and Sandwich,the Mount Washington,
of Bedford, and the N2w England,? i Cambridge.
This takes in thirteen factories
in Brooklyn, one in Philadelphia, one in
Meriden ard one in 8omerville. President
W. J. Smith, of Pittsburgh, the National
head of the American Flint (.?I&esworkers'
Union, arrived in Somerville yesterday
and is here to direct the working of the
lo al nnion. Further strikes and lockouts
are talked of.
Horitble J?lo* accident.
Evansvillk. Ind, Oct. .1.?A horrible
accident occurred yesterday at the mine
of the Warwick & K/acsville Consolidated
Coal Company, on the Air Lime road, a
few miles from here. A man employed as
dnmper and weigher got an empty car on
the open side of the shaft by mistake, and
was precipitated with it down ths shaft
115 feer, and crushed into a shapeless
mass. The man is from Louisville. His
name is unknown.
Nkw York, Oct. 8?During tho afternoon
Cardinal McCtoakey reated eaaily
mi appeared more comfortable than dorinj?
some days. At 5 p. it. the patient**
condition wiio mora favorable, in that he
wan 1h?b rPEtl??P8.
If you pref
See that the bottles wh
have the WELL-K
\ imitation. Unless ya,
is mixed with your I
: to get APOLLINA
.. TERRIBLE SUFFERING
e I.VTUE 4 IE J.AliKAI'Olt FISQEK1I S
^ The Cod and-3fackcr?l Full to Appearand
(j Deprlre Flabermen ot Their Meaua fit
a> Livelihood?The Horrible Talit of
r_ Snffarlng Among; the People.
Quebec, Oct. 8.?A Government steamer
tj leavea for Labrador this week loaded with
r fuel and flour to alleviate the suflerings 01
e the poor fishermen and their families. It
e ia said the fisheries proved almost
r- a complete failure. Cod and mackere
a have disappeared and porgiea have been
l* scarce that the oil factories had closed
ji down and a number of persons were
a thrown out of employment. These have
* been obliged to beg for a living as articles
j of fjod have long since reached such
j fabulous prices as to be entirely out of the
B reach of the poor. Their supply of Hour
has been entirely exhausted and to add to
f their sufferings and privations scurvy
. made its appearance, and many have died
of it. The suffering of the women and
children brggars description, the little
ones lying in the srins of their mothers
who have no nourishment to give them. .
' la Baa VraocUca-tSOO.OOO Lot*? Foot
Mm Hut led (la Iht Uulna.
Sax Frimcisco, Cal., Oct 8.?Tue immense
wholesale stationary and printing
establishment of H. S. Crocker Jc Co., on
Bush street, burned to the ground this
morning. Four men were buried in the
ruins. The estimated loss on th? building
and Stock is half a million dollars. It was
insured toronenunared and tiity tnousand
The first alarm was tamed in at 4 o'clock
m, bat as the fire originated in the
basement and was what ia known as a
"blind fire," the flames bad already made
considerable headway before the extent
of tho danger was realized. Inau iucredible'short
time the whole interior of the
large five story building seemed to be a
mass ot tUmes. AU prospect ot saving it
or any portion of the contents was hopeless.
Tne building was owned by Charles
Crocker, of the Central Pacific Railroad
Company, and worth $75 000, but was not
insured. The loss to II. H. Crocker A Co ,
is $400,00; insured forJi'o.OOO; SchuietSocks
A Co., jobbers of fancy goods,
isansom street, tbwrear of whose premises
adjoined those of Crockere, lose .heavily
from damage by water. The origin of tlie
fire is a mystery.
A Romnoilo Story.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct S ?Mies Ltllie Roff,
a beautiful girl of 17, was to have married
Jacob \Vetherington,aged 60, at 10 o'clock
yesterday morning at Valdesta. The marriage
had been arranged by her parents.
An hour before the time Mies Lillie fled
from home in her bridal dress, and at a
neighbor's house met Jes*e Iiardee, a former
sweetheart. They went in a carriage
to the office of a mjg'strate and were married.
They then returned to tho bride's
home in time to meet th? guests who had
assembled to see Wetherin/ton's marriaae.
Mr. Wetheriilgton took the aflair quietly,
but declined to stay to the feait. The
girl's parents forgave her and all is now
serene.- ? -
Died of Dtarvitlon.
Fybacu.sc. N. Y., Oct. S.?Mra. Veronica
Bulla, who performed a remarkable fa*t
in this city, died this morning. Her fast
began on August 1Q, 50 days ago, and
since that time she did not toacb a morsel
of food, living entirely npon water in
which small quantities of morphine were
dissolved. When she first declined to partake
of food she weighed 140 p lands. As
she lay upon a coach this morning her
bones nearly protruded through the skin
and her eyes were terribly sunken. Since
the death of her husband eight years ago
in an Insane Asylum her mind was affected.
Mayor auri x-lfoyor right.
Louisville, Kv., Oct 8.?The Ordinance
Court room was enlivened to-day by a tist
attack by ex-Mayor Chaa. D. Jacob upon
Broker Reed, present Mayor. Both were
witnesses in an Ordinance case. Reed
had refused to pay an old contract let
under Jacob's administration on the
ground that it was irregular and invalid.
Referring to this Mr. Jacob
said the contract was one that any
honest man would pay and that
ne honest man could object to
This caused much excitement, and on Mr.
Reed asking if he referred to him Mr.
Jacob said 4'yes," and broagbt bis hand
down on Reed's shoulder, lie repeated
thuMnn? ami thi?v vxrc KPnnrati'il. Mavnr
Jacob apologised'to the Court and was
lined three dollars.
THROUGH THE STATE.
kocldtota and IneUl?oU In WMt Vlrglnl*
and Vicinity. ?
The Mackey Bennett Telegraph Company
haa rented an office at Steubenville.
A Chautauqua reading'oircle baa been
nrg*niz*d in Bridgeport, of which Mrs. T.
E. Orr is president; Mi?a Mary Clayland,
vice president, and T. W. Wi'liams, secretary.
The society holds tri-weekiy aessions.
The local option liquor law has been in
force in Washington county some fifteen
years, and Washington has been pointed
to with pride as the model prohibition
county in the State. This view seeina
about to be dissipated. The - Democrat
charges that bogus "birch" beer iB sold
th 're, and utters a word of warning to the
violators'ol the time-hooored law. It says
that prosecutions will follow.
(Jiite a change will take place in the
management of the Pennsylvania Company's
railroad lines in a few days. Jan.
McCrea will supercede W. A.. Biidwin as
General Manager of all the lines went of
Pittsburgh. Mr. Baldwin will take John
inomaa' place as uenerai oaperinienaent.
Mr. Thomas will take P. Burner's place as
Faperintendent oC the C A P. lines. Mr.
Brnner retires to the position of M wter of
' Transportation. There will b? some other
minor changed made which we could not
icli arc placed before yow
which the water is an
u take care what water
iqnory you are sure not
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