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Established august 24,1852. wheeling, west va., fiuday morning. December 9,1887. volume xxxyi.?numbee 94,
8b Snid%wm;
Ufllooi No*. JM And ?7 Ifourtoenth Htroet,
Tics Ualoa Bridge project ehoild be
jut thronKli to-day, Tho people ire patient,
but la oarnMt.
Vihoinia'a LeRielnture it the first body
to Bit down on tbe Presidents meeaigo
ollicially, anii It pita od U liatd.
Ir tho uliitu lead makers agree that
t'noy do cot need a protective tariff, It
fjhouM lis taVoa oD'. The country can
Bland If. ________
From tho Ktijhta'i standpoint rank free
irade Argument by Urover Ulovelanil Is
"Ig-aletmnnfcilp" end a defense of protection
by J *?w6 lilaino, "demagogy."
Pkhiiam il leaneaeoe'd written lawa 1
woro a littlo more evidently pat intoeflect,
thero would bo leco occasion to resort to 1
tho Muo*'rlitcnlsw" for tho puniahment
ol ciimo.
Chicago wilt be a pleasant enough
place to vialfc nexi Juno, and the lake
bretzep will proveut too much warmth. (
Chicago ij not wed to getting left, and oho [
wins again. Our Mr. Mason wanted the
boya tosfo tntfl of country. i
Tiioee I'ntubuign .Democrato who call
themselvcB the "Hind all Clubhand yet
approve the Presidents tariff viowe, illustrate
very nicely tho Democratic poaition
?taffy for tho protectionlste and tho
weight ol tHoir irlluonco for free trade.
The laba/em ropioaented before the
National Republican Committee yesterday
by Mr. Gallagher, want about the
opposite of what Mr. Cleveland recommended
in his message, and they evidently
know whero they would bo most likely
to get it.
k&w Cumukui.and did herself credit io
the way ebe celebrated her councclion
with the world by a railroad. Yet ehe
.1 -?? ? ? onnMnlalo <Kn hlacainn r?f
uucb uj-. ujw i**u w.
her new raid aa she will when the river
dries up or fre?z33 over again. The railroad
brlagi hsr much jioBrer to Wheeling,
end WhnMinff to elnd nf it.
Cincinnati ii*d c vj aeiiemiona yeatf r*
day in connection with the Fidelity bank
trial, both fnrniehed by the precs. The
Enquirer printed two fac simile letters
from President Harper to liia lair confidential
cicrk ohowlug plainly hia improper
relations with her, and the CommerciaL
Gazelle told ,oI an attompt by the
dofoneo to bribe Prosecutor Bennett.
Neither raa taken cogolzuice cf In court,
but bosh it?o known to bo trns.
Tnc bo-ciiihd "puactt bond" so frequently
exacted l\7 Iccil juatices of the
peace, ia a deluaion?ft farce. The case of
Lon McManmvay is a good one to begin a
it form os. Sech a thing haa occurred as
an accused party Riving bond to keep the
peao for a year on ono day, and being
arraigned before tho eaino justice the next
day hx another branch of the paaco, and
ao well understood did it aeein to be that
a peace bond was meroly a formality to
carry the costs, that this etrango etate of
thing3 excited little comment. This system
ia disgraceful, and tho justice who
knows of a violation of a peace bond given
in hia court and doeo not take steps to
enforco the penalty, onghfc to be fined for
contempt of his own court.
Tbi?> OrderiKl out th? Jlllltury.
J^xxtcl IXn'/alch to the Inlclliamcer.
Mokgant.tvw, \V. Va., Dec. 8.?At the
Methodist church this evening a large, attentive
and well pleased audience listened
to tho address of Ckcs. Burdett ;Hart,
before the Literary Societiea. He cho?e
lor hia subject "Tho Cit?z?n o? the Republic,"
antt pointed oat tho duliea and
requirements of American citizenship.
The Cauat Corpa drilled in honor ol the
Univers^ly's gueat this aftornoon and
rnado a creditable appearancei. Mr. Hart'fl
reception was tho warmest ever Rivtn by
tho poople of Morgan town to anybody. |
Vltltora ?t the Ciipitul.
Qpiclti JHtpatch to the IiiUHiaencer.
Wasu:?ngtoni 0?i ?ec? 8.?Oharlea E.
AVoIIf, o? jSlovor'a Gap, Marion county,
was hero to-du.y? bonnd for Baltimore, on
Rsv. A. H. Hnaaey, c! Mt. Pleaaent,
Ohio, 1b here attending the aunnal meeting
of the Evanzol'cal Alliance*
Patent* for West Virglnlana.
Sjxaa: Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
Washington*, D. 0., Dec. 8.?Patents
were iesued this week to two inventive
West Virginians, ooua rarnd,ui iuhujuoburg,
for u novel screw punch, and
.Franc3s C. Gel^er, of Rockport, for a new
\way of hoeing corn.
Now I'ont waster*.
tibial to the IntdUacnctr. ' 1
Washington, D. 0.', Dae. S.?James B.
Gibson and John Jr. Brown were to-day
appointed Poavnasters respectively at
Blair and McDousfa). W. Va.
CongroaA Adjonrun Until Monday*
Washington, D. 0., Dec. . ? After the
?ea&ia? of the Journal and the presontatiou
.of a few department communications,
the Senate, on motion of Mr. Farwell,
adjourned until Monday. The
House acpurued, at 12:20, until Monday,
after tho introduction ot a fow resolutions
relating to amendment of the rules.
l.nborora Wanted lu California,
'San Fkancisco, Oal, Dec. 8.?Thc
SStsv* Board of Trado of California decided
by resolutions at their session yesterday
to prepare tabnlatod statement* ol
wo'^nn paid for skilled and unskilled laboi
in California. Tho resolution citea thai
owioi: to inability to engage laborers, i
portion of this year'? fruit yield was lost
uuu uiu wuu iao growiUR pi?uuu
tioa ot the State the labor problem to on<
ol ihe moat important to ba solved* Th<
iact is urged that labor, both skilled and
unskilled, is in great demand at wages ii
advance olthoao paid in the East.
Virginia'* II. S. Senator.
Ricumond, Va, Dec. 8. ?A caucui
of Democratic members of tho Gen
pral Aeaembly to-night nominated b;
Acclamation Hon. John 8. Barbonr fo
election ao U. 8. 8enator to succeed Bona
tor Rvjdleherger, whoao torm -will explr
March 4,)8SQ. \
Boniface Wlaamer, head ol the Benedic
tlno Order in tula country, died at tb
Abbey at St. Vincent*, near Latrobo, Pa
Jrt 10 o'clock yeatexday morning,
Of the Ntzt National Republican Gourcn.
Uon-Tho Committee'* Seaalou ut Wiuh?
Hilton Yesterday?The Claims of
aittuy Cities Htrongljr rresented,
Washington, Dee. 8?Tho National
Republican Committee, in their llttlu room
at the Arlington Hctul this evening, weio
(Airly crowded to tho wall with delegates.
Vfomliarn nf thn rival cllw Halnontinnn
awarmed around each membar no ho appeared
in tho lobby, and Mr. Jonoa and
Mr. Elkino especially, were hardly ablo to
get In tho mooting utter the vrork bad began.
It wan found ncceacary to closo tho doore,
anduatil thoy adjourned to tho Republican
League Ulab House the Bpeakera had
to b9 pulled in when wanted and pashod
out again as eoou ei they got through
with their otatementf. Juat ncroea tho
hallway, in two amallor roome, was tho
Cincinnati dolegition, centering around
Murat Halatead and lien Butterwoith and
using their cloae opportunities vigorously.
Tho other dolegatlone were ecattorod in
other parte of the building, and Pennsylvania's
small contingent of activo politicians
was quartered at Matt tyuy's
uk. jonkb's kemahkr,
Tho committee waa called to order at
11 o'clock in Room 150 of tho Arlington
ttotol, by B. F. Jonee, of Pennsylvania,
its chairman, Sinmol Fcaaenden, of Connecticot,
acting kb secretary.
In a brief apecch. Chairman Jonca stated
the object cf the moeting as follow:
"Gentlemen ok thk Commutes: Aa
stated in the call, tnis meeting ie for the
purpoae of selecting a time and place (or
holding tho nixt Republican National
Convention; aleo to consider such other
matters aa may be brought before it.
uAa everything connec'.ed, hosrover remotely,
with the government of tbla great
oouutry is important, our action to day
may havo far reaching results. We should,
therefore, carefully consider Euch subjects
as may be brought before ue, that wo may
(Ipp.UIh wiflulv.
"We may congratulate ouraolves on tho
improvoil prospects of the Republican
party since the Nationel Committee mot
in thin city four years ago far the same
purpose that we aro now aaaomb'.ed, At I
that time the majority against tho Kepub- j
lican party in the North at the prevailing
general State elections counted up into
the thousands. The groat States of Naw
York, Pennsylvania and Ohio had Democratic
Governors. New York's was elected
by nearly 200 COD plurality, which was
reduced for the same candidate in tho
Presidential election to Iocs than 1,100.
thk outlook favoraulk,
''Though by accidsnt the Democratic
party have the Preaidoncy and tho prestige
of success, the eigne are auspicious
(or tho election cf a Rspublican President
in 18S8. The momentum acquired by
iweniy-fivo years of the prevailacco of Republican
priuciplea has not yet lost its
force, and the material intoreeia of the
country aroetill prospering as the result of
Republican industrial legislation. Resont
utterances, howevor, indicate a determination
to end this proapority by adverse
lugieUtion foroed upon the country
by an adminiatralion hostile to Americin
industry; and also indicate the necessity!
of the return to power of tho Republican
party in tho national government bo that
American industry, wool growing and
sugar raising, equally with iron making
and textile production, may have cautinlued
prosperity, and the employes in these
industries constant employment and continned
good wages, such as American
workmen should receive."
Tho roll wa3 thou called, and every
State and Territory, with onoortwo exceptionp,
was represented by a delegate or
a proxy.
vacancies filled.
Several vacancies on the committee
were then filled, fi. D. Foloy was ealected
to take tho place of Thomas Wron
from Novada; B. Herman to take tho
placo of John L. Apperaon, of Oregon;
Congressman W. W. Morrow, to take the
olace cf Horace Davie, of Oalifornia, and
n Rf rri./,r?nn )lm nlunAnt T T.
tfooro, of Kentucky.
At this point Gen. J. H. Syplier, Green
B. Raum and E. W. Fox, a committee from
the National Republican League, were admitted,
and Gen. bypher, in a few words,
extended an invitation to the National
Committee to come to the League headquarters,
a capHQioaa building a eqaare distant,
and transact their business there, as
well as to participate in a Republican love
feast to night, to which all Republican
Congressmen and prominent Republicans
in the city had beon invited. The Committee
at once decided to lenvo their contracted
quartern at the Arlington and
repair to the League headquarters.
A recess was taken long enough to enable
the committee to take possession of
their now and far more agreeable quarters,
aad when Chairman Jones again
called the members to order an informal
discussion ensu*d as to the time which
should be allowed to representatives of
tho various cities which aro ompotingfor
?he prikO of holding the next Republican
convention to present their respective
claims. It ^aa finally decided that fifteen
minutes should accorded to each (^location,
and the first delegation admitted
was that from the State cf Minnesota, s
large number of gentbmeu bearing badgee
indicating that they were proaont to advocate
tho claims of Minneapolis. Theii
spokesmau was ex-Senator VVindom; whe
gave reasons why ho thought that Minneapolis
should be favored by the commit
tee. He guaranteed on behalf of the citl
xens of that city that traveling exponset
of delegates should not bs greater than i!
the convention Bhould beheld in Chicago
St. Paul and MiunespHo, bo said, were
united in on effort to soctira the Gonven
jilon at tho latter place and the rest of th(
coantry should enconrage their friendli
noes. (Laughter] He had nothing t(
say against QGf other city, bat ho warnei
the committee that jtfce Convention nftei
sweating lor a week In Philadelphia
8t. Louie or Chicago wouid wisu tj;s
it had met at Minneapolis. Minneapo'l
i has grown up under Republican princi
plea?they bad partaken of tbe benefits o
Republican policy and he wished to sho?
bow thoy had prospered undor tb^
[ poller. Minnaesota via uentral' as ti
r candidates aud all would be treated /airly
; There were thousands of men in tho Stat
i who were tit to bs Prcsidont, but Miu
, nesota had no candidate.
Au issue had been made by the Preel
i dont in his nusaago and tbe Republic*
5 party must act upon it. The ieaue wa
l that pi protection or free trado. Th
1 President ,'jori adopted a form of messsg
% I XT. U-.J / -.l"
never Doioro o;. uo uuu
to acknowledge even vrk&t $yj&e proy:
donee bad done for tho country, ku4 ijf,
8 fbstw4 jnto tho tariff os tho Imuo betvee
. the two He (WinJom). m gla
that tho isnao W teea wade. Did gei
7 tlernen think that when the uneitlon wt
' to bo bt'.reen tree trade and tariff, it yt?
necessary to c?rry coals to New w?tlo_b
e going to FklladelpW* fc} cake ? Kspubi
can platform.
NOBrnwwrESN HirsHOiiotv.
o The Democrato knew ib'at there was a
. element in the Republican party "l ?
Northwest that was not a# eouuj 9U tl
question ol protections It ouglit to bo.
Was it not to tho Interest ol tills committee
to take the convention to tho greet Northwent,
where it would do the moet good?
Senator Windoiu alluded to the propln'
Iqnllyol Minneapolis to th? great territory
ol Dakota and severely arraigned the Democratic
partjr for refusing to grant adminslontotho
Union ol Btstos to a territory
containing COO.OOO Intelligent people,merely
becanso they wore Republicans.
BT, LOCia. V
General T. B, Henderson, ol Missouri,
acted as spokesman lor a largo delegation
o( gontlomen who were admitted to present
tho advantages ol Ht. Louis us tho
convontlonclty. Ho presented tho plans
ui mo urana uansionau 01 01. JjOuib, una
explained that in this building tho com*
mlttee miarht bavo a choice of halls, one
accommodating 1.800, ono C.000 anil ono
11,000 pttraotiB. lie argued that the hotel
and railroad faciiitioa were excelled by
Inouo, aud in b?half of the prnea, ho
promised entire fairness of treatment to
all the candidates who might bo put for*
ward for the suffragea of the convention.
Coi. D. P. Dyer, in a vigorous speoch,
eecouded General Henderson.
Tho Missouri dologation having retired,
the committee at 1:30, took a recaaa for
ono hour.
After the recoao tho Chicago delegation
was admitted, and Mayor Rocho, in abuoioocs-liko
manner, detailed tha conveniences
which could be accorded the members
of the convention by Chicago in caae
that city Bocured tho f avorable vote of tho
committee. Chicago proposed to do aa
much and more for the accommodation of
Ihe convention than she had done four
years ago, and ho claimcd that sbo was
bettor prepared than any other city in
tbe country to care for the visitors to the
Senator CnUom earnestly urged the
committee to select Chicago, and ho made
a brief reaumo of the hot9l, railroad and
telegraphic facilities of the city.
omaiia's modbsty.
Senator Manderson Bpoka for Omaha?
that young giant of a municipality, situated
in the heart ol a continent, and upon
the banks of the greatest river in the
world. After setting forth tho conveniencaa
which could be afforded by Omaha,
ho denied that bo was overestimating the
slightest. If the Convention wore hold
thore, when its work waa completed tho
membsra would reaiiza that tho gentlemen
,??w? !,n?., ~ r\?u- v._'j
nuu noiu unu lopiuovunuj; v/uiaun iittu
been characturizjd by an immodorato degrooof
modesty. [A.pplausa and laughtor.]
The delegation from Ohio was then ad'
mitted, and CongreBoman Buttorworth
presented the cbims.of Cincinnati,aa a
placo peculiarly suitable for holding the
next National" Republican Convention.
Tho delo*atioa for which he cpoke, was a
thoroughly representative cue, ita mom-,
bor i coming from all parts of the State. It
did not appear in the interest of any can*;
didate. Tho eeloction of a candidate must
bo tho reault of the intelligent choice of b
convention representing the preference oJ1
tho Republican party, la the matter of,
convenience and accommodations which
could be accDided to the Convention, Cinciunati
stjoi second to no other city.
Surrounded by Tennessee, Kentucky and
West Virginia, Ohio held the center of
tho battle-iield. Weat Virginia and Ton-;
nossee were in sympathy with Republican!
idefis, and Kentucky had demonstrated
tow much ahe coald do under the leadernhip
of men who really meant business.
[Applause ]
Mr. Marat Halatead, ol Cincinnati, seconded
Mr. Buttorworth in hie praises of
Cincinnati. He described tho hall in
which the Convontion could be held, and
commented upon ita absolute safety and
upon tha great facilities for reaching the
hall from all parts of the city.
Congressman Harry Bingham, in an abe
epeecb, preaented the claims of Philadelphia.
Col. William 0. Flam, of Richmond,
preaented an argument in favor of the
Republican party of that State.
Gav. Gillett, of Dakota, presented the
claimaoftho poopleofthat Territory to
the recognition of tho Republican National
The formal papers presenting the claims
of Chicago, Minneapolis and Omaha, waro
submitted, aud it was then moved that
the committee proceed to ballot.
The committee then proceeded to take
tbo formal vote, viva voce, which resulted
aa follows:
For Chicago 11, Omaha 10, Cincinnati 8,
Minneapolis 0, Philadelphia 9, St. Louia
2, Washington 1.
The second formal ballot was then
taken, and resulted: whole number of
votes cn3t, -17; necossary to a choice, 24, of
which Chicago recaived 25, Omaha 1, Cincinnati
13, Minneapolis8.
Oa motion of Morey, of Louisiana, the
choice of Chicago waadeclarod unanimous.
Oa motion of Mr. Rollins, of New
Hampshire, the time iorthe meeting waa
fixod. for Tuesday, the 19th of Juue, 1888,
Governor Gillett, of Dakota, offered a
resolution allowing the territory of Dakota
six delegates at large in the Republican
National Convention and made a
speech in support of it. Opposition wao
made by several membern on the ground
that tho committee had no jurisdiction in
the matter.
An amendment waa offered by Mr.
Carey, the delegate from Wyoming, to alios
tho territories of Dakota and Washington
to eleut four contingent delegates
in addition to tho two regular delegates,
whose admission would be decided by tho
Tho amendment waa agreod to and the
resolution aa amended was adopted.
Mr. Sittler, of Illinois, moved that the
chairman and secretary of the committee
ba instructed to prepare and publish a
oall for the National convention. Agreed
A resolution was adopted reoommending
the committee to push the campaign
work between now ana tbo meeting of the
Mr. Gallagher, delegato from the New
I VrtTtr wnrlrSnomnn'o nnrkr. tenn nn annli.
cation admitted to present the views ol
! that party. He naked ol the committee
: coma recognition of the cause of labor
He wauted the committee to farther the
views of the labor pirty in the direction
of a high piotective tariff, a BtronRmonoy
tporo coast defences, internal improve
msnitf, compulsory education and othei
matters: and to "mo up the aurplnsnhc
protect the labor of the American work'
J Id j man. They asked for the liberatiqi
Of liie sriiiio clayea, cs they had witnesses
that of the black.
03 motion of Mr. Connor, of Ohio, thi
, hearty apd fall ei-operation of the coqi
mittee wss voted to tl)P men ropresentot
? by Mr. a?.llaither.
? A. vote of thanks was given to thi
I NJtlonai liopublican LoBgue ol Washing
j ton lor tho kindness and courtesy ex
J Uttfed to tho committee in placing th
J club house St tbo dianosltlon ol the com
mitlos, and then ot V:S0 the committe
jj iinally adjournod,
y Qn the yiya voce votes the States an
'' Torritorieo, as pearly as could be ascei
talned, voting for Chicago were: Jllinoii
Waino, Massachnfetta, Nevada, Noit
in Girolina, ycrmont, Wisconsin and Ne'
to Mexico. '<
Thoee yotlnglor Olncijra^tt were: All
' bama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio,
Kotith CaroUnn, Ttinn?aime anil Idaho.
Thooo voting lot Minneapolis wots:
Lonlnlana, Minnesota, Dakota, Montana
and Washington Territory.
Those voting lor Philadelphia wore:
Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida,
Maryland, Now Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
and Virginia.
Those voting lor Omaha were: Gallforniu,
lawn, Kan?as, Michigan, Nebraska,
Oreiion, V.'est Virginia, Wyoming and
Those voting lor St. Louis woro: Missourl
and Arizona.
Ai to tho I'retldeuoy und Cleveland'* lfreo
Trade Koinjr,
JNew l oiiKi JJec H? Lao World lias interviewed
over 215 nicmDoro of OongrRoa
on the tariff oucition and thoir choice for
President. The following brief summary
wili show the rosuLt:
For Republicans:
1. Do you favor tboronomiaationol Mr.
Blslno for President?
2. If not, will yon statu your preference
qh to the candidate?
3. Da yoa layor tho President's tariff
4. How far would you be willing to go
in a reduction of taxation?
Eopubllcaos on choice for Proaident:
Non-committal, *10; for Blaine, 25; for the
nomiuea of the Convention, 17; John
Sherman, 8; Harriaun, 2j against Blaino,
4; Greaham, 1; Governor Robinson, of
Massachusetts, 1; total, 1)3.
la favnr of Cleveland's tariff ideas, Democratic,
U3; in favor of Olevelaud's tariff;
ideas, Republican,?; non-committal, Democratic,
14; sou committal, Republican,
18; oppostd to Cleveland's tariff ideas,
Democratic, G; opposed to Cleveland's
tariff idea?, Republican, GO; total 207.
For tariff reform only, Democratic, 59;
Republican, 0.
For revenue reform only, Democratic,
10; Republican, 38.
j For tariff and rovenuo Teform, Democratic,
31; Republican 1. Non-co omittal, j
j Democratic, 8;. Republican 34
I against any change, liupublican, 23.
Tho World then adds: "The Repnb-1
'licaus had four queationo asked, their]
presidential choice Going doaired a* well aa
their vie no on the President's tariff re-1
commendationa. Ab to tho first,as will bo
seen by the tabulation, the balk of the
conservative i legislators were inclined to be
non-commital, while a goodly number
contented themselves with tho sole announcement,
"rha choico of the Convention."
Of course they did not bubble over
with praiabof the President's tariff recommendations.
"A. school boy corapoeition"
was a favorite phrase. Some of
them were candid enough to say tbat at
any rate the President had raised an issue,
oat they believed it to be au iasue thnt
wouid work to the rain of the Democratic
party. Blain&'s adherents in particular
were impressed with thio idea, and
prophesied that on tho issue of protection
versus freo trade tho Plumed Knight
would sweep the country.
Senator Sherman declined to discues the
Presidential question or the tariff, saying
that the proceedings in the Senate during
tho nest ionr weeks would show wliat was
thougnt ol the President's ideaa.
Senator EJmuudo declined to dieenss
the Presidential question, and said that
tho message would no doubt please the
Benatoro Sabia and Davis Gaid Blaine
was strong in Minnesota. Sabin favored
the roraovai ol the duty on suRar, and a
reduction of one-halt on oteel rails.
Senutor Quay favored Blaino and the
repeal of the internal rovenuo taxes before
touching tho duties on imports.
Secaior Sawyer said tho message was a
freo trade stump epcech.
8enator Stanford favored tho repeal of
tho internal rovonua taxes, and was for
tho man nominated.
Senator Farwoll said he wa3 in favor of
Blaine, but would support tho man selected
by the delegates from Now York State.
He favored tli? removal of the teres on
&uszar and tobacco.
Gen. Fryo, cl Maine, was "for Blaine
and no surplus."
AflnnuUaHU Teacher With a Knife, IufiictlnjC
llttd lcjurluri.
Special Dltpalch to the Intclligenccr.
Kitcuik Oovat Hodsr, Dac. 8.?A. serious
cutting affray is reported from Beeson,
this county, oight miles from this place.
Creed Wilson, eon ot Marsh Wilson, a
wealthy stock r&isor and an old resident
of Ritchie county, has boon teaching
school at JBesaou. List Monday a pupil
namou wunam uavia undertook to do as
ho plea3od during school hours, and misbehaved
hlmsalf In an outragooua manner,
whereupon ho was severely reprimanded
by his teacher and told that a repetition
of such conduct would neceaaitata his ex.
elusion as a pnpil.
The noxt day Davis wag again taken to
task for misbehavior, and ho together
with another boy woo ordered to stand on
the floor and study. Davis would not
obey and Wilson advancod toward him
and was ju3t in the act of taking hold of
him, when Davis took out a large knife
and proceeded to carve Mr. Wilson to tho
Qaeen's taste. Pavis then left tbe school
Wilson baa a oaves-inch out across his
forehead, one ear cut almoBt entirely off
and several other wounds about the head
and neck. Dr. Orumrine, of Pennsbor?.
was sent for and dressed the wounds, and
at last accounts Wilson was resting as well
&s could be expected.
Davis and his father came to this place
( on the day of tho cutting and the boy confessed
judgmont to assault and battery
( and was fined five dollars, but neither of
t them intimated that there had beon any
cutting done. Young Davis's father was
tried here once for trying to kill a boy
named Beo with a mattock, and it is said
he gave this boy tho knife to cnt Wilson
I Tjpliold Fever ut 1'lttabarghi
Pittsburgh, Dec. 8.?The typhoid fever
epidemic continues to spread, and tho
physicians of tho South 8ide districts are
so overworked that they rarely pet more
[ than throo or four hours rest out of the
i twenty four. One physician has from 125
, to 150 patients under treatment, and sev)
oral others have all they can handle. The
, disease is ol a mild typo, and but fow
( deaths have been reported. It attacke
. old and young alike, among the new cpbbe
of the past twonty-four honrs being o
I child three years of ago and a woman
. eighty-one years old. Thirty-four new
i cases haye been reported to tho Board ol
I Health.
?? +rr r?
Tl?a 0 111 ago AnnrobiaU.
I Onfcxgo, pec. 8.?Police Uaptaln Lewis
\ in whose diatrict rj)oet of the A-narchists
liye, Bald in an interview to-day that h(
3 had privfito Information to tho effect the
" the revolutionists are highly incensed a
the authorities for their interference witt
0 thepropoBad banetits to tho families ol
thoBD wlio wero executed. The polfca
0 however, have u complete Hat of all thi
places where thoy meet and are watchinj
theso pclalo.
^ Tult 1 ' (; 1' r r"c Ml 11 u i] li i
r" VlKSSi, Dec. 8.?The War Office is tnk
lng meaBarea to perrqanepUy increaoe th
w facilities by which troops can |)o mobil
ixed and place Galyrlft in a better poaitio
? tor defense.
Orer tho Completion ot tlie Urnnoh 11*11ronil??ti?
towa Alilma IVI li Nntarnl
.Oki Mill Unlhuilnitu?Hpsechel
nuil Flroworbi Lint UrcnluK,
Tho new branch road from tho PanHandlo
to Now Cumberland, W. Va., waa
cbrlstonud laat ovonlng In a manner that
mado tho oldest Inhabitant!) ol tho town
opon their eyoa la wonder, Not only did
New Cumberland do heroell pronnd, but
ohe eurpaaiad huroolf, and la a subject of
congratulation. E.irly in the day tho cltizaii3
woro lkt'.iOR blthor and thither proparing
for the grand dcmoDelratlon that
waa to omphaalzj hor pent up joy in
getting out of tho woods after bo many
yoara ol waiting. Kvery ono in town
seemed to bo imbued with a kind of oxaltntlon
tbat vrr.a almost catching to the
stranger, and it is not to bo wondered at.
Along tho ttidge natural gas ctAnd pipes
wore ended at frequent intervals, and
many houdeu w?ro huudflouioly decorated
in honor ot the Jubilee. A novel feature
in tho way ol making noiee was a whistlo
attached to a natural gas otaud pipe, and
the way it Berthed when tho gas tickled
its metal ribs would have made a fox horn
look up mearprlae. 8uvoril of these ear
tortures wero stationed in different parts
of the town. A very pretty decoration
was the natural gas arch in front of tho
West Virginia Fire JJtfck Company's
cilice. Anothor natural jmo arch spanned
tno railroad just aboyo tho depot, depending
from which was tho illuminated word
"welcome." A decoration that struck
tho ejo was a placard in tbe garden in
front of tho residence of Mr. Jasper Smith,
on the Ridge, which bore the following
Tan Handle,
Via the 0 of tho W Ronto.
Tho lattor lino after tho dissection of
tho body and tho articulation of the skeleton
was found to moan, "Oat of the Woods
route." Qaite a neat conceit.
tiih campdbll3 are c3mino.
Long before tho hour set for tho arrival
of the trains from Wheeling and Pittsburgh
people could be oeon wending their
way to the depot. The Wheeling train
rived first, containing beaidea the delegation
from this city a number of excursionists
picked up at towns along the routo.
Tnosa who composed tho visitors from
Wheeling were the following gentlomen:
Dr. T. li. Ljgan, President of the Chamber
of Commerce, Hon, 0. D. Hubbard.
Capt. John McLuro, Mayor C. W. 8ea
bright and bod, James B. Taney, editor 01
tho llegii>iert W. F. Peterson, John Frew,
of the Lktelliubncer, Hon. VV. 13. Simpson,
Frodiluaeman, Traveling Passenger
Agent of the Ohio River P.ailroad, A. L.
Rboinstroin and Harry Adams. Thero
waa no special demonstration iu their
honor. The liono ol tho day were the
onea thst wero mostacxiona'.y looked for,
tho ofliciala of the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati
?fc St. Louis Railroad. When at last tho
Pittsburgh train hevo in eight it waa
greeted with tho eereeching of whistles,
tho boom oE the cannon, and tho clanging
ol bells, all combining to make a
noisy, if not a most cordial welcorao.
At the depoS the brass band
added to tho din, at least iia molody could
not be distinguished. Tlie officials wero
welcomed by,the Mayor and the Citterns'
Reception Committee and escorted to the
Hotel Stewart wh*re they, together with
the guests from Wheeling, sat down to a
barqiet which was diecnased in an appetizing
Tho olficiali of the road who wero present
were Eiward B. Taylor, Superintendent
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis;
M. J. Backer, Chief Eugineer; J. E. Davidson,
Treasurer Pittsburgh, Cincinnati &
8i. Lonia and Pennsylvania- Companies;
M. C. Spencer, Assistant; Frank Van
Daeen, Chief Assistant General Paseenger
Agent, Pennsylvania line3 west
of Pittsburgh; Jamea Means, Division
Freight Agent Pittsburgh, Cincinnati
& St. Louie; R. R. Bontley,
General Biggage Maator Pannaylvania
linea weat of Pittsburgh; J. J. Brooke,
Assistant General Counsel Pennsylvania
lines weat of Pittsburgh; L. L. Gilbert,
Assiitcnt to General Counoal; S. C. Scott,
Chief Clerk to General Manager McCrea;
H. 0. Hukill, Asaietant to General Purchasing
Agent; \V. S. Church, Assistant
to Treasurer Davidson; E. C. Bradley,
Asaiatant Superintendent of Telegraph;
Col. Satsnal Moody, Division Passenger
Aaent of L'.nes West of Pittsburgh; C. B.
8treet, JHaater Mechanic; P. A. Bonobreake,
Chiof Train Dispatcher; N.
0. Dean, Train Master; C. fil Bennett,
Engineer of Maintenance of Way; H. 8
oiiur, utnui umrK 10 usaortu ouponu.
tendent of transportation; J. M. Belleville,
Agent at Wheeling; J. D.Tomlinaon,
Passenger Agent, Wheeling. Also J,
Danbar, Counsel P., 0. & St. L., Steuben*
ville; R, H. Sherraid, Director P., 0. &
8;. L.
After the feaatof pood things had been
disposed of the invited guests, visitors
and townspeople repaired to the hall of
the public school building where a number
of congratulatory Bpoechea were lie*
tened to.
The town at this time presented a very
showy appearance Tho Ridge oeeined to
bo one mass of flame from tho natural
gaa j8ta, lighting up . tho town bolow,
and dispelling darkueeo in tho
moBt romoBt corners. Add to this the
boom of the cannon, whose roar roverberated
through1 the Obio hills, and you havo
a Ecoiio picturceque in the extromo. The
population of the town was swelled to a
considerable extent by tho number of
strangers, and it can safely be said that j
many of the good people of tho Brick
Oity thought
Thcronirorwai filch & tlmo
Bcuce the cIhji ov Noah's Ark.
When Mayor Morrow rapped for order
the hall was completely filled, many persons
romaining standing throughout the
exercisea. Ex-8tate Senator John Cunningham
then came for ward ana delivered
tho address of wolcome, which ho did in a
graceful and eloquent manner, closiug
with a glowing eulogy on Capt. John Por'
ter, the foremost promoter of the railroad.
Mayor 0. W. Seabrlght, in behalf of tho
i city of Wheeling, extended the felicita'
tions of her citizenu on the completion
1 oiwjo luuiuu^uiaio. au ?ati tuiiunuu oy
i Qr. T. H. Logan, P/eaident of tho Chain'
bor ol Commerce, who expressed the prat'
ificalion of that body in the completion
of tho railroad that v?aa to bring the citijeaunnd
merchants of New Cumberland
into cloeer contact with the outeide world,
' and trusting that "Wheeling and the Brick
3 Oity would reap mutual benefits from its
) construction.
t Chief Engineer M. J. Becker related
(| tho trials end tribulations of an engineer,
1 which arnneed tho audienco.' He was fol*
r InwAd hv ARnintflnt C5nnnp.nl Lnnlnn fill.
bext, Superintendent E. D. Taylor, J. DanJ
bar, and .Robert Sheirard, of Steubenville.
? Sir. Jamea B. Taney, of the Wheeling
Ilegtiler spoke gracoia'ly on behalf of the
prose. Oapt. McLvre and Oapt. John
Porter wero both called for, but thoir
.. well known modeaty prevented thejn from
0 Alter some pertinent remarks by Hon.
I" 0. D. Hubbard on the difficulties oncouna
tered in. the construction of railroads the
meeting adjourned and the jollification
was crimsoned o'er with a display ot fireworks,
The Wheeling delegation arrived
homo at 12:30 o'clock this morning, greatly
pleased with the day's entertainment.
umcx HATS,
The girls o( tho Brick Olty are "so sby."
New Oumberlund hospitality Is hard to
New Cumberland Is a prohibition town,
and this Is why?
Oapt. John Porter, the llfo and spirit ol
the road, waitoo modest to speak,
The New Cumberland brass band surprised
tho visitors by the excellence ol
their mnalc.
Savoral young Rontlemon from Wheelinn
woro In New Cumberland renewing
old acquaintances bqiodk tho lair sax.
Tho Pittsburgh cxcuralon train made
tho tun from Pittsburgh to Now Cumberianii
Junction, forty inllos, in ono boar.
Tho first accident 011 the railroad occuvred
on Monday oveaius;, when an uniarlunato
canine not under tho wheels.
The representative of the Intkixiqmioeii
UVea this opportunity of acknowledslnii
tho courtcay anil hoepltallty of Mr. II. J,
Smith and his estimable wife, at whoso
borne be was so pleasantly entertained.
Tit Ell HICK C1TT.
Her Uront luduitry and the AdvnnlaR?B of
tho llnllroadt
New Cumberland, the town of mad. and
clay. ,
Tho firat is not a desirable product or
pleasant to contemplate, and will no doubt
be banished in timo na the march of improvement,
bo happily begun, Koea on. i
The second lean invaluable indigenous;
product and should be cherished, aa it
forma tho baeia of the wealth and prosperity
of the town. Wheu tho writer saw
New Cumberland seventeen years auo
about thu same number of tire brick works
wero in operation, but thoy woro in a
Bemi-languiBhing condition owing to the:
lack of facilities for shipping their products.
But even this drawback could not
keep down the onterpriao of tho thrifty
I manufacturers, and in the seventeen years
I that have gone by nearly every establishment
has doubled its capacity, and now
comes the helping hand of tho iron horse
j that will encourage them to greator enter|
prises, and lead them out of tho wilderness
in which thoy havo dwelt mauy years
longer than Btrayed the Israelites of old.
It is now a demonstrated fact that the
town has found
Thu way ?bo long has sought,
And mourned bccauscthe found It not.
That is, a substantial railway over which
hor goods can he carried to the markets
that are sighing for them, because they
will have no other. It is not liko some
blessings that come disguised, but a benefit
that is plainly demonstrated. "What
the future of tho Iowa will be romains
with her oitizono,' and, being left in such
safo hands, it does not take the wisdom of
a prophet, or the insight of a seer to foretell
that it will bo bright and prosperous.
Of courso overy town io benefitted by a
railroad, but there aro some towns to
whom greater advantages accrue than
others, and Kew Cumborland is one of
them. Tho short talk had with Mr. B.
J. 8mith, president of McMahon, Porter
& (Jo.'s concern, fully substantiates this
point. He :a one of the moat enthusiastic
raou in tho Brick City over tho advent of
the railroad, nnd it iB little wonder that
' he is as smiliDg and happy as a boy with
j a firot pair of boots. Said Mr. Smith, in
answer to an inquiry of the reporter:'
"Yes, this railroad will be of untold boneI
fit to Now Cumberland. Why, look what
i wo had to contond with in ohipping. Low
water in suminor and ice in winter,' When
there was a good stage of water there was
a doublo handling of tho products, which,
of course, added to their cost, Besides
there was a ecaroity of cars, the Cleveland
& Pittsburgh being unable to furnish the
nnantitv deairad. Often flat' lnndn nf
uricka and sower pips bavo lain two weeks
waiting shipment. Now all is changed,
and it would bs superfluous to add that
wa are highly glad of it."
"And that it is worth a jollifcation," I
interrupted tha reporter.
"Yea; indeed i'. is an event entirely I
worthy of oar expression of joy. Oar|
firm," conlinuod Mr. Smith, "shipped the
first car over tbo now road. That was on
the 18th of November, Thoy had jost
tiaiebed the switch at our establishment,
aud the main line was but a fow feet 1
ahead when they unloaded a car of rails.
After unloading it they told us we could |
ugo it if we wanted to." Well, we couldn't
fill that car too quick. Sinco that time
we havo shipped auventy car loads."
Thia goes to show what the traffic of the I
road will ba aftor it is thoroughly ballasted,
and completely equipped. With j
sixteen fire brick and sewor pipe establishments
to oSor it froight it cannot ba
doubted but that it will eventually becomo
one of the busiest thoroughfares in tho j
country. It will also be of no mean intereat
to Whoeling, aa the peoplo who have
dealt elaowbere will certainly take aome
I pride in patronizing the metropolis of the
I State, and placing tho Nail Oity in closer
relatione with the hithorto almost inaccessible
portion of the Panhandle.
new Cumberland's industries.
It is not stating anything new when it
is said that New Cumberland is renowned
for the manufacture of fire brick and
sewer pipe, but from thia statement of
bare facta one has no adequato conception
of tho extensivonues of the industry. The
reporter through the courtesy of Mr.
Howard Bmith, son ol ono of the proprie-1
tors, waa shown through tho large plant
of McMahon, Porter & Co., and waa Btir-1
prised at the many things he had heard of
but had nover seen. Baaides having the
advantage of a superior clay the brick
manufactories 'possess another advantage !
in the cheap fuel of natural gas. All these
things with the new railroad will allow
thorn to reach the markets of the country
and compote more favorably with other
establishments of like?nature than has
t hr.ir nrivilpna Tha 4-ntun
shows that an impstus has already bean
given to her enterpriBe. Many new buildingn
are in process ot ercction, and next
spring will undoubtedly goo a largo number
of new houses contracted for. A largo
tract of ground on the Ridge, the dwell*
ing portion of the town, hao been laid off
in lots ami new atroeta opened up. At
preBRBt tboro ia under conatruction in thia
portion the new Presbyterian church,
which will bo entirely of atone, to be
erected at a cost of eoine $20,000.
Tho town has one bunk,the Citizons, of
Smith and Campbell, that is doing a flourishing
business. Thia bank is ofhcered aa
follows: President, B. J. 8mith; Cashier
John A. Campbell; Assistant Cashier,
the general store of Porter Co., which
waa establish 3d in 1874 and incorporated
in 1$82, io tho most estenaive concern of
its kind in the country. The most prominent
citizens of Now Cumberland are numbered
among ita stockholders, and its integrity
is only equal to ita solvency. Ita
naid-nn canita! with surplus Ib $45,000.
and it does a yearly business cf $80,000.
Mr. J. M. Porter in President ol the con*
corn, and L. R. Smith iB Secretary and
The combined capacity of tlio brick and
aewsr pipe works is abont 150,000 per day,
or four million and a half a year, an immense
tonn8go for a Bhor^ branch road.
Beaideo these worka there is a woll appointed
foundry a?d a carbon works. All
tho briqke marketed aro sold by the West
Virginia Fire Brick Company; that is, ail
, the worka have formed a pool. In addi
lion to the worka now in operation aevera!
i new onea are projected and will be bulll
l in the spring,
Tho KepublUrin Nntlojml Leaguo Kntertnlni
tlia Committee.
WAaamaTo.v, D, 0., Dec. 8 ?rrobab'y
tha most notablo social gathering of Republicans
ever bold lu this city wsetnblod
In tbo Olnb Houno of tlia Republican
National Leaguo this evening on the occulonol
tha reception tondoied by tho
League to the National Republican Committee,
Almost all tho Republicans
memDoro ol both brancbe8 of Congress as
woll os many tx-Oougrcedmon ami
well known Republican politicians wmo
present. The mombeis of tho National
Republican Committee and
the mi>:nulira ol the visiting delegations
here lu behalf ol their respective
citioa wore in nttwridoMAn ? ? 1
wan. i'ioworo, national flags anil
portraits of prominent Bepubllcaia
abounded in all the rooms anil placurds
bearing mottoes of Republican doctrines ,
were displayed throughout tho boueo.
Tho main idea contained in the latter
was protection to American industry, and
this was the keynote of all the speeches
delivered during tho evening.
G'lIAllUKD W1T1I MUltDKIt. 1
A Town ainrnliul Arrested lor Kilting Ills <
I'athur-lu-Luvr lu 1880.
Pkouia, III., Dec. 8 ?a great Eonoation
was caused bore last ovening by tbo arreat 1
of Uartman Plaag, tho maiahal of South ,
Peoria. He has it appears been indicted
by tho grand jury (or the murder of his
father-in-law, John Ooldits, on tho ovening
of January 5, 1880. Plaag was lodged
in iail without bail. Golditz was found 1
dead on that date with a bullet through 1
his heart, and the instrument with wbkh '
tho deed was committed v?ao found within ?
three feet of him. The Coroner's jury at i
the time of the murder was adjourned f
from day to day, finally bringing in a v?r- *
diet of murder by unknown parties, flow, f
after the long lapse of time, Plaag's sister- (
in-law, Mrs. Becker, and a Mrs. Weise
come forward and swear that Piaag killed
hiB father-in-law; that they witnessed the
deed, but wero bo much in terror of Plaag 1
that they swore falsely at the inquest. \
Plaog eays his Bistor-in-law fane secured his i
indictment because of an unsuccessful?at- t
tompt to blackmail hira,Bho having some \
years ago threatened to bring suit against |
him for seduction, unless he paid hor $S00, {
which he refueod to do. (
Minor Matters Hot .froui the TelograpU
Herr Most gets ono year and $500. ]
i All the ocean steamer linos have raised
the prico of steerage passage. (
A special from Btetvartaville, Mo., Bl.ateB J
| that tbo Btewartsville bank of Back & j
1 McCroskey, was closad yesterday.
I Tho Kisaane, alias RojierB prosecution
for forgery in Nov? York was quashed
I yeBterday, being outlawed by the statute j
of limitation. ,
Heavy rainB are reported throughout j
Southern Texas during tho paot forty- ,
eight hours, breaking the drouth and
saving the wheat crops.
In tho beat informed circlea tho situation
arising from the reinforcement of ?
Russian troops in Poland is not regarded '
as portending immediate danger.
Christian Denning, a well known Anarchist
of Chicago, who has beon grieving 1
over tho death of Spiea and hia fellow I
revolutionists, committed suicide by hang- (
A Fort Worth, Tox., epecial says: Af- j
tor months of watching and pursuit the
ring leaders of the famous Brooking gaug ;
of thieves and train robbers were last '
night landed in jail. i
The reports from the Oaluinet and Hecla '
copper mineB are more oorious than was ,
at first bolieved, and the Hooding of the '
mines will be resorted to. The mines will
bo utterly unproductive for at least twelve j
months. i
The hearing of the Inter State Com- j
merce Commission of tho "carload lot" t
cases, in which business men in all partB >
of the country aro manifesting considera- ,
bio interqat, has been postponed until j
Janaary 24. j
Edward M. Watson, the attorney sent ]
irom Washington to assist District Attorney
Burnet in tbo Harper trial, died sa l- i
denly last evening, at the residence of Dr. c
Kempar, at Cincinnati, from tho rupture I
of a blood vessel. I
Papora are being prepared for a suit ]
aeaiDst tho Pennsylvania Railroad for
J114 0Q0 bv Halriflhin Trwtn. nU rifinoM 5
of Pittsburgh. Thofirm alleges that tho !
Pennsylvania Railroad haa udjustly die- '
criminated against them.
The New York Herald's corrccpondent j
at Wolverhampton, England, cablea an
interview with Rev. OliarlnB A. Barry in
regard to tho call lo .Plymouth church.
Mr. Berry eavs ho haa not yet decided ,
whother to accept the call or not.
Elmer E. Wood, manager of tho Cauan- |
daigna.N. Y., Electric Light company, <
was killed by electric shock in that vil- j
lago. He noticed that an electric lamp ,
on tho street was not burning brightly |
and attempted to fir the carbon in ic. <
Tho wool growers and dealers in confer- f
ecceat Washington yesterday adopted a <
aories of reaolutiona declaring unjust the t
present classification of wool by the railroads
of the country, and directing that
they be urgently requested to remedy this.
Lou Murray, who has been on trial. at c
Bullalo, Mion, charged with onticing j
Miea May Sylvester into a house of aaaig- ^
nation in Minneapolif, and tryiug to assault
her, was found guilty and sentenced
to ten years' imprisonment at hard labor, j
Verona Jarbeau, the ponnlar actress, ,
saved a child's life at Pittsburgh by (
bravely springing before a locomotive ond j
snatching tho child away' juat in time to j
prevent its being run over. Mies Jarbeau (
was herself knocked down, but escapod
injury. ,
The outgoing Kansas City, St. Jo & t
Council Bluffs paaoenser tiain waa run
into by a freight train at Percival, aud
two tramps on the freight train killed.
Other reports state that the freight engine ,
went almoat through the sleeper and one y
paasonizer was killed and about twenty '
Doborty, of Philadelphia, who shot r
Graham, of Rochester, a little over a week 1
ago, was yeoterday arraigned at London, 1
and charged with murder. It iB alleged (
that Doherty had loaned money toGraham 1
at cards, and when tho latlor demanded t
payment Doherty procured his revolvor r
and shot him. <
Tho latest information from Tahlequa, 1
Indian Territory, ie that tho patience of
the Downing party having bocomo exhausted
waiting for the Senate to count and declare
the vote of tho late election for Ohief
and Assistant Ohief of tho nation, they
swore in Judge Maya as Obitf, and Sam
Smiih as Assistant Chief, and then conducted
them to the executiv3 olli :o, where
the late Chief, Bushyhead, wae apprised
nf fhft nitnntinn nnrl TPnnnnlail fn nnnnnn.
bly vacate, which ho did.,
A coal famine has been prevailing
through the entire wee torn part of Kansas
for eorne time. Railroad companies ahip
coal through from Colorado, bnt seldom
can they be induced to drop off a load in
the western part of the State. One night
last week farmers captured a train of 'coal
, cars and took what they wanted. An;
other mob of settlers took in charge an*
1 other train last night, end filled" their
wagons. They left their nameB and
l' money for what they took and told the
t train hands that the railroad company
could arrest them,
Of tho Free Trail o DouiooraU whoso Mouth*
Plooe 1'roRldcut Cleveland Iiri lleoouic,
Kxpreaaed la no Uacortnlu Word*,
Virginia and Tozut Heard I'm in,
Kiciihond, Ya., Deo. 8.?In tho Honso
-f rv?t i. i ?- .
ui jjuicg&ii'a wooy a joint resolution was
adopted by a vote ot 0 la 1, direction tho
Virginia Senators and requesting her Representatives
In Congress to uio their best
efforts to secure the repeal at an early day
at tho ontlra intornal rovonua uystoni ol
taxation and failing in that to cecnro 11
possiMo tho repeal of en mach ol tho system
as lmpoto a tax on tobac:o in any ol
Ita forms and upon aplrito distilled from
frnits. . {
Dana Oi>i>0K0fi the Kocommontlntlnnft.
Nku York, Dec. 8.?The Sun to-day
publishes Boveral editorials opposing tho
recommendations of the President's rneajago.
It Bays there ia-5 very etrong protection
foellng in soma States which aro
essential to Democratic succaoa next year.
Tho President's message, it says, would
ead to tho impression that be favors Mr.
Blaine's nomination by tbo KypablicncB.
Tho internal revenue taxes should bo xeluced
instead of the tariff.
California Wool ClrovrerH.
Ban Francisco, Dec. 8.?A number of
epresentatives of the wool industry at a
neeting to-day adopted resolutions to tho
(fleet that any reduction of the tariff on
vool would aeriouely cripple the indu? try
md greatly decrease its production in this
3tate. An appeal is to be made to Congees
to maintain tho prosent tariff on wool,
ind the California Senators and Keprelentatives
are requested to uoo their united
ifforto to that end.
Texna Wool Growors Hoard From.
San Antonio, Texas , Doc. 8.?Prosi
lent Cleveland's message has caused
videsprcad dissatisfaction in Texas. The
nain industry of Wostern Texas in wool
crowing, and those who have their money
nvested in it think the President baa do"*
ivered them into the handa of the Phiiisiues,
and will take otepa to farm a national
>rganiztfion to combat the removal of
luty on wool.
Manufacturers Show Whort) They Stand.
New Yoke, Dec. 8.?Tho Herald to-day
jrinto interviews with manufacturers of
various commodities in all parts of tho
country giving their views on tho Freailent's
message. The opinions are almost
inivereally opposed to the carrying out of
;he President's recommendations.
Approved by n St. Loots Firm.
St. Louis, Dec. 8.?The Oollier White
Lead Company, of this city, havo tele?raphod
President Clevoland approving
liis message, and asking that the tarifl'on
white and grey lead be reduced fifty per
:ent. " :
Throo I5rnt?a in Utimuu Form Dealt With
by the Uuwrltten haw,
Odion, Tjcnn., Dec. 8.?Judge Lynch is
i favorite tribunal in TennosBao and ono
that settles most disputes that tho unwrit:en
law applies to. Tho neighborhood of
Bivos, a smalltown in Tennessee, was yo?terday
the rcane of a triple lynching,
idam Charles, Anay Miller and William
Smith were the victims. The cause waa
in nBsault on a 10 year old child, the
laughter of Mr. M. Meyers.
The atory of the crime waa as follows:
Minr.io, tho little daughter of Mr. Meyers,
attends school about a milo from home,
md is generally accompanied by ono of
tier brothora. On Wednesday morning
iho started to school alone. When abaut
salf a mile from home, in a lonely wood,
iho waa accosted by tho npyro Oharlee,
whom ehe knew very well. The nejiro inluced
tho child to enter the wooda with
aim, and Gha waB there assaulted by the
negro Millar. Charles and Smith were
present and witnoeaed tho crime.
Minnie reached home more dead than
ilive, and told her atory. An alarm waa
idnt out and in leES than an honr n
aundrod men were on tho trail of tho
lends. Among them were a number of
Miller was captured early in tho after*
aeon in a negro cabin. Aseoon as he wea
captured ho revealod tho hiding place of
lis companions, who were found in the
roods near by. Miller accused his com*
paniona of the crimo and protested his inloconce.
No accusations were made by tho pursuing
nartv. whn nrnnA*<lA<l in nmtni?u
iilence to a wood nearby, where the three
Aero hanged.
Tho negroes in the community wero
;horongh!y in oympathy with the actions
)f tho avenging party and condemned tho
issaultin unmeasured terms.. Miliar wan
i negro cf considerable xeepectability in
is neighborhood, having a wile and eev)ral
children. His companions wero considered
worthless. Tho child at last aciounts
was in a very precarious condi.ion.
Tlie American llnsollall Auoolntlou.
Cincinnati, 0., Dec. 8?The directors
if the AmericanBase Bair Association,
net thia morning. President Wheeler
IVyckoff aubmitted" hie annual report#,
vhich takes the usual courso. The penlant
WRB formally awarded to tho St.
^ouis club and the standing of tho clubs
was officially declared: St. Louie, first;
Cincinnati, Bccond: Baltimore, third;
[jouieville, fonrth; Athlotics, fifth; Br?okyn,
sixth; Mete, seventh; CJluveland, "
President WyckofT in his report recomnended
that umpires bo assigned whea
he ochedule of gamps 1b arranged.
The French Cabinet.
Paris, Dec. 8.-?It is roported that the
Cabinet will be composed as follows:
tf. Goblet, President of the OduocII and
Minister of the Interior; M. Ribot, Minis
ar of Justice; M. Floweno, Minister of
foreign Affairs; M. RIcard, Minist<rof
Sducation; M. Loubel, Minister of Agriinlture;
M. Menard-Dorian, Minister of
?ublic Works. M. Oiamagaru, Minister
>f Financo; M. Siegfriod. Minister of Comnerce;
M. Bourgeois, Minister of Marino;
Seneral Fovrier, or General Thoraaeain,
Vliniater of War.
' Harrington Would STot Promise.
Dublin^ Dec. 8.?The court to-day of!ored
to release Mr. Harrington on hia
iwn recognizmco i? ho would agree not
to publish any mpro roporta of meetinga
d{ Buppressed branchea ol the League, but
Mr. Harrington refused to give Bu?h a
promise. The court declined to atate tbo
caae for appeal.
The Crown Prince May Recover.
Beklin*, Dcc. 2.?The Madgeburger
Zeilung correspondent at San Rem?, raya
that during the paat few daya the phyeiciana
attending the Crown Princohtva
cxpreeeed hopos not only that hia life will
be preaerved, but also that ho will completely
recover from hia throat trouble.
"Kisoa are like Btars, they liae and set."
They have hoadacho, cole, and hurtaliko
miancr men, and arc juBt aa euro to call
lor Salvation Oil,

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