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:=r^7r KIIKT) AUGUST 24, 1852. WHEELING, W. YA., SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 7, 1888. YOLUME XXXYI?NUMBER 197.
JUlfljiiuv.
I MEN'S ml
Of the Alleged Interview With a
Newspaper Man.
DID NOT TALK TO THE PUBLIC,
jjui ua* Only Cburenting Prirately.
Tin Sfofft In? Snyn is Thai he I,
liidfi'e Exited to be (Quoted in 11
the Presa?Other Sews.
ipfcit! Dispute* to the ' itcUi'jencrr. 11
W iaiiisGTox, D. C., April 0.?The Is-1
itiLiQisczti correspondent conversed I j
with Mr. Camden to-night about the),
?wpurer interview. The ex-Senator I <
frankly, as is customary with him, [
I it objti U"I to being quoted, further I
than to Av l'1;lt conversation on j'
which the Enquirer publication was
hueti was purely of a social nature, and I
? n no sense intended as an inter- (
view, anclaJw that the report was colored 4
and overdrawn. The conversation occurred
on a train from New York to '
Hashingn. and the party consisted of '
3Ir. I'amdeu, John K. McLean, proprie- j
tor of the Einjuirer, Kobert G. Ingersoll, |
William C. JIocBride, the correspond- f
ent. ami another gentleman. Tnere was 1
thus a _'roupinj,' of rather antagonistic j
elements, and the conversation took a (
lively turn, under the stimulus of Bob t
In.vrsoli's sharp raillery.
Mr. C'auiden is a pronounced protec- *
tionist, and has done valuable service t
in that behalf in Congress. Being a can- c
dilate an?I an outspoken man, it is quite J
natural that he may have said things t
not palatable to people training with the t
other wing of the party; yet he thinks
the reporting of fragments of a running
talk not in their legitimate sequence, and I
with the vivid coloring from the correspondent's
prejudices, is unfair, though
he attributes to the correspondent no *
deliberate purpose to wrong him. Be
vond this qualified denial Mr. Gainden '
will probably make- no further contra- fj
diction. q
DIP.VT K NOW IT WAS LOADED.
Senator Camden \Va? Not Talking for Pub- s
liratlon. j;
- ; Kfjitter, April 6. g
New York, April 5. F
Tithe Edibn?Jthc IUgUUr:
sir:?.My attention has just been *
railed to the report of a general couver- H
sation, purporting to have occurred upon s
|.
a railroad car, published in the Uincin- ?
n.iti Enquirer of a recent elate. I desire ^
to say tin* conversation as reported mis- c
represents my news, both as to Presi h-nt
Cleveland's administration and his
clmnees for becoming liis own successor,
an-l also as to political matters as to 5
WY.-t Virginia, especially as to the ex*
Confederates of \\ est Virginia, and fur- i
ther that nothing in the nature of an in- '
ter.i< w occurred at all.
J. N. CAMDEN. J
Went Virginian* in \Va?hington. j1
fytfiiil Dupiitrh to the InltUlgtneer.
Wa-iii.\i;to.\, I). G\, April 0.?Mrs. J
Gen. Go IF, the Misses GofF, Miss Hav- i
mond, T. .M. Jackson and wife, of Clarks- ^
bur.': and Assistant Secretary Muldrow
aa-i blie.s, left for old Point Comfort to- N
night fur a fortnight's sojourn. Gen.
iviiitd not break awav from the *
Hun-'' deadlock to accompany the party.
A. T. Wilev, of I'arkersburg, ami S. O.
Bunlats. of Wheeling, arrived to-day.
Col. \V. P. Thompson, the Standard I
Oil man. formerly ot Wheeling, is here <
to-night. j
>TlMIABD (HI, INVESTUiATItfX. \
Ttstlmonj of Oil Well I>ri!ler*?The Nature t
of the Combine.
Washington, April G.?The House *
Committee on Manufactures to-day be- J
pin an inquiry into the alleged Standard ^
OilTrnst, under the authority conferred
upon the committee by the House to investigate
all trusts or combinations.
Henry Webster, of Bradford, Pa., a '
contractor for drilling oil wells, testified e
that In- was a member of the Oil Well \
Drillers' Union, a labor organization com- 1
prised of nine lodges, representing prac- t
:i ally the entire northern Pennsylvania i
au'i -outhern New York oil field. It 1
was an cntin-lv separate body from the 1
so-called producers' association. The j
anion was organized December 8, 1878, i
and numbered between 2,200 and 2,400
:ncn. Witness refused to divulge the
nanus ?.f the officers.' Before the formation
of the Union, work in drilling and i
cleaning out oil wells had become very (
( lurk. ?>\vin^' to the determination of the ,
. Producers Association to diminish the ,
production of oil. It was understood j
that one million barrels of oil had been ,
M apart by the Standard Oil
Company and one million to the Pro
"linvrs' Association for the benefit of
laU.rin.' men thrdwn out by this ,
'hutting down movement. Tno Oil
Drillers' Union was formed to secure
the benefit of this action. Since the
union wa? formed oil drilling had practirally
ceased. Witness had done no
since that date and had received
*" "> as his share of the amount set aside
for th?** thrown out of work. Witness
laid before the committee acopyof the
agreement entered into on Uecemoer ir.\
Mween the Executive Board of
the Producers' Protective Association
and tit. Executive Board of the Well
Drillers' I'nion. This contract provides
amons other things that the Producers'
Aviation shall pay to the Well pnll' rsTni.-u
the profits on one million
tam U. ! oil, an<l the residue of profit
on another million barrels that may regain
after adjusting and paying the
f labor injured by the shut down
nmvmrnt. These profits are to be dis !
among the members of the
" II Drillers* Union who have been
thrown .at of work. _The oil shall be
m !il l>y the I'nKlucers' Association and
*> 1 by them when they thipk proper,
n-.t faster than one-fourth every
three months.
AH i rsons entitled to the benefit shall
ltv th<* time and attention to the
popping of the drill during tlie continual;.
of the agreement and shall re\*>n
w.'. ^iy to a designated officer. In
h 'li.?tnct there shall be an officer
*" 11? ?l |?y the Executive Board of the
local lndys, whose duty it shall be to
* p a look-out for, and endeavor to prevent
the drilling of wells when ordered
to do *o by either of the parties to the
acr-' :nent Members of the committee
'lull receive $1 per day and expenses,
ln addition to their pay" as members of
the anion. No member of the union
shall engage in the drilling or cleaning
of any well in the light fields without
the consent of an officer of the Producers'
Protective Association in the district to
which lie belongs. Witness stated his
belief that there had been attempts to
drill wells sinco the agreement went I
int.* effect without the consent of parties;
the contract He hail heard of three
attempts being made to destroy apparatus
that was to be used in drilling
thwe wells.
* Chairman Bacon read a newspaper exgiving
an account oi on oil "rig"
which ba<l been blown up near West
Branch, the reason being stated that its
owner refused to join the union and
shut down, and witness stated that the
reports were exaggerated according to
current reports in the neighborhood.
Question?Do you knew whether this
organization was formed at the suggestion
of the Standard Oil Company for
the purpose of making it more convenient
lor them to transfer to the workmen
their share of th?oil?
A.?I do not know. The purpose of
the shut down was to diminish the production
and afford opportunity to decrease
the surplus of oil.
J. >\ Bradford, a contractor, also a
momlu>r nf the union, te*tilied that he
bad no works since the agreement was
entered into, but had, like the previous
witness, received $7.j up to March 10
from the union. There was one member
rejralarly delegated to keep a look
>ut and endeavor to prevent the drilling
>f wells. Adjourned till to-morrow.
TOOK A DKI.NY WITH TUCK.
Indian* Suxnplv the Content* of Mr. Cleveland'*
Uult Hottlo.
Washington, D. C., April Presilent
Cleveland has mode himself solid
vith the Indians. "Fleet Wolf' and
'Hound that Bays," Chipewavs, called
X) see the President yesterday in regard
;o some land claims. Mr. Cleveland received
them cordially and talked at
ength. When they arose to leave they
ooked anxiously about the room for the
ride board, which not being in sight
moved one of them to suggest that they
sometimes took firewater with goverunent
officers. The President smiled and
irdered the doorkeeper to admit no one
or a few moments. Then he walked
nto a side room and got a demijohn of
vhisky and three glasses. When the
glasses were well filled they were touchtd
and all drank heartily. "The Indians
ire solid for President Cleveland and a
lecond term, and it is probable that all
he Indians who visit Washington will
all upon the President and inquire for
hat demijohn.
MHOSgS SARCASM.
fe Replies CaiiMtlcly to Cnpt. Wise-Wliy
He Notice* film.
New York, April 0.?A Fredericks>urg
special to the Urrald sa,yfe: General
rlahone replies to Gapt. Wise's address
hat he would not deem a notice of it
lecessarv but for C'apt. Wise's enjoyaent
of prominence in the party, which
lives his high sounding phrases a lie-,
icious character. lie claims that the
)resent organization is substantially the,
ame as was adopted in 187!), and was
lever assailed except by minorities. He
ays that Wise in Detroit and Philadelphia
charged the defeat of 18S3 to the
'Danville incident," and claimed that
fitzhugh Lee is an usurper drawing his
alary and occupying his seat. He
hows an increased vote each year ami
areasticallv savs: "As our leaders
uive diminished bv desertion and reolt
our rank and Ale has grown." He
lefends the unit and denies that Wise
ver begged him to abandon it.
They Took the Hint.
Philadelphia, April 0.?Before the
enatorial Investigating Committee tolay
Internal Revenue Gerker said that
le collected $5,000,(XX) a year. Of the
ixty-two employes who were in the ofice
wheu he took charge only four renamed.
His predecessor, W. J. Pollock,
i Republican handed the office over to
litn in tirst-class condition. The men
ill resigned as fast as men were found
ompetent to take their places, although
le never muiuuicu umiuuv inuguauuiu
vere desired.
The Chairman?How did they know
vhen to resign ?
Mr. Gerker?They were bright enough
o take a hint I suppose.
A Holt in Democratic Itank*.
Richmond, Va., April 0.?There is a
>olt in the Democratic ranks in the city
>f Manchester, opposite Richmond, the
)resent Mayor, a candidate for re-election,
efusing to submit to the decision of a
mmaryvote to-day. The vote is so small
hat the success of the Independent ticket
tided by the Republicans, is pretty sure.
There is great dissatisfaction in Norfolk
aty in the Democratic ranks with the
egulation primary plan, which may
jive the city otlices to the Republicans.
WobU Ex-Confederate* Admitted.
Washington, April 0.?Senator Danels
introduced a bill to repeal
lection 1,218 of the revised statutes,
vhich provides that "no person who
las served in any capacity in the miliary,
naval or civil service of the sorailed
Confederate States or of either of
he States in insurrection during the
ate Rebellion shall be appoiuted to any
osition in the army of the United
states. "
Killed by n Flylug IUx'k.
Roanoke, Va., April 6.?Mrs. McConlell,
wife of James McConnell, formerly
)f Altoona, Pa., but now general foreman
of the Roanoke machine works,
while standing in the rear yard of a lady
friend this afternoon, was struck by a
rock from a blast in a quarry -100 yards
jrards distant, and so badly injured that
ihe died in three hours." Her remains
will betaken to Altoona for interment'
to-morrow.
Three of Them fur (ir??hatn>
New Yokk, April 6,?A special from
Jackson, Miss., says that of#the eighteen
delegates from Mississippi to the National
Romiblican Convention, sixteen
are for Sherman and three for Gresbam.
Ex-Congressman Lynch lends the latter
party. The Democratic Convention to
choose delegates to the tit. Louis Convention
is called to meet at Jackson on
May St. How
High Lir?*n?e Work".
Pittsburgh, April G.?The judges in
the license court rendered their decisions
this evening on the applications to sell
liquor in Pittsburgh. Of the 750 applications
284 were granted, and about 100
held over for future consideration. Before
the Brooks license law went into
effect there were over 1,000 saloons in
the city.
Ito?ro?* t'onkling III.
New York, April 6.?Ex-Senator Roscoe
Conkling has been confined to his
room, at 0 West Twenty-fourth street,
with an abcess in his right ear. His
physicians have ordered complete rest
anil quiet.
lifpublirnnt Eiitlorae Democrat*.
New Orleans, April 0.?The Henublieaus
of New Orleans to-day enuorsed
the city ticket nominated by "the Young
Men's "Democratic Association.
Hnmllml the Revolver Carelruljr.
Decatur, III., April 0.?While shooting
at a target with a revolver bust evening,
Willie, the J7-ycar-old son of Chas.
Chenowith, accidently shot and killed
George, the 3-year-old s?on of Thomas
Weaver. The coroner returned a verdict
of accidental shooting.
Actor McDowell'* Divorce.
Xe?* Yore, April (J.?The divorce suit
of Melbourne McDowell, Fanny Daven<
port's leading man, was decided to-day
The time allowed by law to Mrs. Me
Dtfwcll in which to tile an answer to hei
husband's petition expired at noon am
the petition granted by default.
fflSTORICAl MM.
The House. Still Filibustering
on the Direct Tax Bill.
BOTH SIDES ARE DETERMINED
And Will Hold Oot If it Take* all
Summer?A Sectional Fight?The
Ti>iiiIi>n nml Et-Coil
federates Oppose the Bill.
W.vsirixoTo.v, D. C., April 0.?The
House this morning at 11:45, entered
upon the fourth day of it* contest over
the Direct Tax bill, the legislative day
of Wednesday still continuing.
Mr. Reed, of Maine, immediately demanded
the regular order, which the
Speaker stated to be the vote on the
motion that when the House adjourn
to-day, it be to meet on Saturday next.
Mr. Gates, of Alabama, in behalf of
the opponents of the bill, proposed that
they be allowed two hours for gener.il
debate, leaving the question as to the
future stages of the bill to be settled
with those stages were reached.
Mr. E. B. Taylor, of Ohio, said that
the friends of the bill asked an assurance
of a final vote at a proper time. Any
arrangement that included that would
be accepted by them, but any proposition
which did not include it would not
be accepted.
Mr. Gates replied that such a proposition
as suggested by the gentleman
would commit those who opposed the
bill to its tinal passage without regard to
whether any amendments were adopted
or not. * 1
Mr. Taylor said that that was not his
intention*. Abundant opportunities
would be given for amendments, and i
discussion of amendments, but to say i
that the bill would only be allowed to :
advance one step was nonsensical, and
such a proposition could not be ac- '
cented. i
Mr. Oates retorted that the gentleman's
proposition was one to tie the i
enemies ot the bill. It was a bulldozing <
process.
Mr. Reed inquired whether tne gentleman
was not pining for the cotton tax I
amendment. I
"When we proceed in the regular way I
you will see," replied Mr. Oatcs. ]
"Everybody can see it now," was Mr. f
Reed's retort, amid shouts for the* regu- j
lar order.
Mr. Reed said that he wished the gentlemen
to understand distinctly that the .
friends of the bill were willing to allow
any time for debate that could be desired
by a reasonable man. All they
wanted was an arrangement by which, <
after debate and the offering of amend- |
men to, a final vote could be taken. j
Mr. Oats?Why do you ask us to com- .
mit ourselves?
Mr. Reed?Because your conduct is '
such that it is necessary you should com- |
mit yourselves. * " j
Mr. < tots?You asked it before you saw
any such conduct. You want to put us j
in "a position where you can vote down i
with impunity every "amendment. ;
The effort at a compromise having fail- ,
edj the usual filibustering motions were |
again submitted, andthe round of roll t
calls began. * i
The filliTnisteriug will undoubtedly .
consume to-day and to-morrow. Some ,
of the oldest members believe that this j
estoppage of all legislative action in the
House will prove to be a historical dead- )
lock. Leading Representatives were in- j
tervied this afternoon by press represeit
tatives. Opponents of the measure were ,
first interrogated. I
General Oates, of Alabama, a member .
of the Committee on Judiciary and |
the recognized leader of the filibusters, j
said: "The measure is unjust and I am ,
determined to defeat it, if we accomplish ,
nothing else during the session." ,
Mr. Breckinridge, of Arkausas,another .
filibuster: "There is no inclination on ,
the part of the opponents of the bill to j
give quarter. It is not true that we con- i
template compromise or an abandon- ,
ment of our j>osition. Every man op- :
posed to the bill is willing to stay here ,
and vote against it until it is defeated, if
it takes all summer."
Messrs. Rodgers, of Arkansas, and
Herbert, of Alabama, regard the meas- ,
ure as sectional and a wrong to the
South and declare that thejr will con
tinuc to obstruct unui inc rmi is wundrawn,
or the cotton tax amendment is i
accepted. ,
General Grosvenor, of Ohio, one of
the leading friends of the bill, said: "I 1
think I voice every friend of the measure,
when I say that it will be passed ;
by the House just as it came from the
committee, or we will be found in our
scats fighting to the end of the 4th of
March next. I am perfectly willing to ,
devote the remainder of my term to the
work I have been engaged in for three
lays, uud then if lam re-elected, to continue
it to the end of the Fiftv-tiret Coni
gress.
I General Browne, of Indiana: "It is a
' souare fight between the unreconstructed
Confederates on the one side and the
loyal men on the other. The proposition
is simply to refund to the Suites the
money they advanced to enable the
Government to maintain the Union at a
critical moment, and all Unionist* are
voting for it. We will pass the bill if we
have to fight six months to do it. The
principle involved is much more important
than in any othermeasure of prominence
before Congress. The Senate
passed the bill promptly by a large majority."
General Henderson, of Iowa: "PasS
the bill? Well, yes; that will be done
whether there is tarilF reform or anything
else accomplished."
Koll call followed roll call until 3 p.
m., when the absence of a quorum was
developed and a call of the House ordered.
The overworked reading clerks
were theu given a much needed rest,
while the scrgeant-at-ariiis started in
quest of the absentees.
The first victims of his zeal were Mr.
White, of New York; Mansur, of Missouri,
and Krmentrout, of Pennsylvania,
who gave reasonable and satisfactory
excuses, but were badly guyed by their
col leagues, much to the amusement of
the gallery. .Seney and Foran, of Ohio,
were the next prisoners brought to the
bar, and thev were excused, although
1 - * ' * ?k..? u.. K.;.I
Uie statement 01 me iwruicr mai u? ?.???
been absent getting something to eat,
was received with expressions of incredulity
by members who believed that
he had inadvertently made use of the
verb "to eat."
Pension IIunine?? tn the Senate.
Washixoton, April 0.?Among the
pension bills passed by the Senate today
was one giving a pension of $25 a
month to Dr. Mary E. Walker, as "late
Assistant Surgeon of the United States
Army;" one giving a pension of $600 a
year to the widow of General Charles P.
Stone; one to increase the pension of
the oldest revolutionary pensioner on
the rolls, Nancy Rains. 1Mi years old,
from $,s a month to an amount not fixed,
but left to the Secretary of the Interior,
and giving a pensiou of $50 a month to
the widow.of Rear Admiral Nicholson;
one giving a pension of $100 a month to
the widow of General Judson Kilpat
rick; one of $100 a month to the widow
r of General Robert Anderson; One penl
Zoning a soldier's "foster mother;" one
giving a pension of $50 a month to the
widow of Brigadier General R. Taylor:
one of $50 a month to the widow ol
Commander William Gibson, and oneol
$50 a month to the widow of Medical
Inspector Denby of the Navy. Altogether
there were 127 bills passed, occupying
less than an hour and a half
Sixty-five of the bills were House bills.
One of the Utter contained the clause:
"The act shall be in force from find aftei
its approval by the President."
WHAT TI1E DEADLOCK"COSTS.
Democrat* Obstructing Uu?in*M in the InUmt
of the Mill* Hill.
Washington, D. C., April 6.?It is
three or four men who arc holding all
law-making back, delaying and obstructing
every function of Congress when as
important legislation as has been had for
many years is waiting and pressing to
the front for action.
The men who are responsible to the
country for thin tomfoolery, obstruction,
delay and immense expense are all from
the South, all ex-Confederates, with the
exception of that chronic crank, Weaver,
of Iowa. He is assisting Oates, of Alaltnnin
Hr?K?lrinriilin?. of Arkansas, and
McMillen, of Tennessee, in this idiocy.
Lanham, of Texas, also comes in. though
not so prominently. The business is
done through these unknown country
lawyers from wavback Confederate cross
roa<ls, and cost tne country in direct outlay
about $2,500 an hour. The whole
monkeysbine matter thus far has cost
from $80,000 to $100,000. This, not mentioning
the damage done by delay and
the prevention of necessary legislation,
appropriations, &c. It would seem that
narliainenuu-y rules that thus enable a
few insignificant malcontents to take the
legislative power of the Nation by the
throat and "throttle it for hours and days
at a time are in urgent need of revision.
In the midnight session yesterday the
Speaker, on a motion made by Mr.
Breckinridge, made a ruling that Gen.
Grosvenor promptly showed enabled
any marf on the tloor, supported by onetifth
of the members, to enforce <?o0 rollcalls
and consume nearly fifty days of
3ix hours a day. In the present struggle
nothing could* be clearer thun that the
Republicans, supported by a majority of
the other side, are in the right and the
small minority are in the wrong.
The direct tax bill, which is the matter
at issue, passed the Senate by an
overwhelming majority. All the Reputilicans
ask for is a vote upon the bill.
That is the right, the order and the intention.
They offer the other side all
the time thev want for debate, and ask
for no time for themselves. They simply
ask for a vote, and the gang of conspirators
refuse it and the long dead-lock
joes on day and night.
Till; K. OF L KEV0LT.
Backing up the Charges Sftulo l>jr the Lend*
er*? Lively Time* Kxpeeteil.
Chicago, April 0.?The Times to-day
leclares that evidence is accumulating
:o prove the charge made by the leaders
n the revolt airainst the Knights of La
)or, that the "Philadelphia ring," with j
Mr. Powderly at the head, is a machine
hat any political party manager might
>e proud to control.
It says the ring has already made up i
ts slate for the next General Assembly, i
which will be the following: General I
Vlnstor Workman, T. V. Powderlv: General
Worthy Foreman, Charles II. Litchnan;
General Secretary, Robert I). Layon;
General Treasurer, Frederick Turler;
and that itjs agreed that Powderly,
ifter getting himselt elected, will resign
within a few months and leave the remainder
of the term to Litehman.
The Timet then alluded to the circular
recently issued by Mr. Powderly, dwelling
upon the jijpesfflty of educating the
working people.; and asking that the orler
vote a per capita tax ot fifteen cents
for the purpose of hiring lecture re and
prints an alleged secret circular issued
by Mr. Powderly, March 23d, to the delegates
of the General Assembly at Minneapolis,
in which he denies that the Assembly
was "packed," and asks each
delegate to write him and state if he or
any of his Assembly was ever approached
"by any one friendly to Mr. Powderly
and asked to work in Mr. Powderly's interest.
The hired lecturers will then
step in and explain who it was that
made these charges, and the sentiment
created will again give the "ring" control
of the Assembly at Indianapolis.
REFUSED TO ARBITRATE.
rhe Burlington torn puny Uffiinei in Arma
Calling off of the Strike.
Chicago, April 0.?Mr. JefFery, General
Manager of the Illinois Central road,
called with Mr. Sargent, Monahan, Hoge
and Murphy, at the Chicago, Burlington
k Quincv offices this morning and met
Messrs. Dexter, Penslv, Stone and Bestler.
Mr. Sargent acted as spokesmen in
behalf of the late engineers and firemen
of the Burlington, and urged that the
whole matter be left to arbitration; but
the railroad company objected that such
a proposition was in admissable at the
present time as their ranks were substantially
full of engineers and firemen
who were entirely satisfied with the
rules and terms of employment. The
nituation of these new men and the
terms on which thev were engaged were
fully explained to Mr. Sargent, who admitted
that the railroad company could
not consider any proposition looking to
their discharge." Mr. Stone then urged
Mr. Sargent to have the strike called off,
promising to consider applications from
the old men and to give us many of theui
work as he could.
Fatal (Juarrel about the Strike.
, Chicago, April 0.?Howard Dennis, a
Northwestern railroad switchman, and
unknown companion were fatally stabbed
early this morning in a saloon row
growing'out of a dispute about the recent
strike. Dennis says the cutting was
done by Mark Evans, another switchman.
A Settlement Clo?e at Hand.
PrrrsBCRGn, April 0.?A settlement of
the trouble at the Edgar Thomson steel
works is believed to be close at hand.
The members of the executive board of
District Assembly No. 3, K. of L., have
unofficially advised the men to return to
work on the terms proposes by Andrew
Carnegie, and at the meeting to Ik* held
at Braddook to-morrow they will publicly
request the striken to" give up the
tight.
Defaulting Tr?<war?r Cnptuml.
Milwaukee, April 6.?Geo. Schwartz,
the defaulting treasurer of Crystal Falls,
Mich., was arrested here at noon to-day.
He was found under the assumed name
of Howard, in a house on the West Side,
living with a young woman who accompanied
him in his flight. Schwartz admits
that lie made away with $3,000 or
$6,000 of public money.
SothloK to Boa?t Of.
Sax Fraxcisco, April 6.?Nothing car
be learned here of the gold discoveries
in Lower California. 'Hie gold mines
discovered a few days since in Fresno
county, this State, which may be classed
as Southern California mines, are nothing
very wonderful so far as known.
A Pritt light Arrnngml.
Sax Feaxcisco, April 0.?After sev
eral days effort articles of agreement
have been signed between Frank Glov
er, of Chicago, and Joseph McAuliffe. o
this city, both heavy weight pari lists
for a tight to a finish. The match wil
take puce in about six weeks.
! ROMANCE A1 POISON.
I :?
' A Pretty Governess Tries to Put
an End to Her Life.
' FORSAKEN BY HER LOVER,
She Attempt# Hop Own Life?'The Sad
Story of a Youii# Girl in Chicago.
The Old Gentleman Willing,
bat the 3Iother Objects.
Chicago, April 6.?The attempt of a
young and beautiful girl to commit suicide
brought to the knowledge of the
police, lost night, a romantic story of
love and disappointment.
Early in the evening a woman ran
breathlessly into the Canal avenue sta
tion ana asKea tor help in preventing
her sister from taking poison. Sbe was
Mrs. Julia Durkin, of No. 3 Leslie street,
and with her lives her sister, Miss Agnes
Masters, nineteen years old, handsome
in face and figure.
Lieutenant Hehm accompanied Mrs.
Durkin over to her homo. The girl was
sitting at a table with her face hurried in
her arms. She was impatient with the
officer, and was only prevailed upon to
tell her story by her sister's recital of it
to the officer. " Agnes had been a governess
in the aristocratic home of a
wealthy and well known manufacturer i
living on West Monroe street. The !
name of the family was given to Lieutenant
Rehm, but the latter refuses to reveal
it for publication.
In this family was a twentv-year-old
boy, the eldest son and the pnde of the ,
family. The boy fell deeply in love with
the pretty govern&s, and she reciprocated
his affection. They were secretly 1
engaged, he fearing to tell his parents. <
The young man proposed a runaway l
marriage, but Agnes objected to this, anil
urged that no further delay should be
made in confiding the story of their love <
and engagement to the parents. <
The father was first approached, and I
with him it was easy to carry their point. ?
lie bad been greatly prepossessed in 1
favor of the girl, and, when fully assured I
that the attachment was a sincere and '
lasting one, gave his consent to the I
marriage and offered to set his son up in t
business. But the aristocratic mother I
violently opposed the match, when she <
was tolil ot it, and, calling Agnes up i
stairs, rudely ordered her to leave the
house. (
Agnes went back to live with her sis- '
ter, and for a couple of months she kept
her courage; the young man making j,
daily visits to her. " A month ago these (
visits suddenly ceascd. Only recently
she learned that the son hadbeen sent (
I to Europe, at the request of hid mother, J
to see if absence would not cure the infatuation.
The deserted ^irl has pined j
away, her health failing daily, becoming
I ail the while more morose and abstract- (
| eel in her manner. About C o'clock last
evening she went to a drug store ami
j bought a box of poison. The drug clwrk
suspected her motive and ran over to the
! house to notify Mrs. l>urkin. The latter ,
j found Annie in her room about to take
the poison and snatched it away from
her lips just in time. Then she locked '
the girl in the room and ran tcfthe police i
station. I
[ Agnes declares her intention of making j
away with her forsaken and miserable ,
I life at the first opportunity. ,
THE LATEST FROM TlIE WRECK. I
I The LoMrt of Life In the St. Paul DUiiHter. (
Twenty People Injured.
Dubuque, Ia? April 0.?A New Hamp- >
ton special to the Herald says that up to
10 o'clock this morning six bodies had s
been taken from the railroad wreck at ]
the Wapeie river. It is supposed that
the passenger train after crossing the !
Wapsie ran into a pile of ice washed on
the track by the nigh water. The en- \
gine ran olT the road, turning completearound,
and is out of sight in the water. '
The baggage car was thrown completely
over the engine and the smoking car is ,
on top of the engine. The next coach is
on its side in tour feet of water. On account
of high water further search at '
present for bodies is an impossibility. ;
though it is thought other dead are still ]
in the wreck. Twenty are injured but j
all will live. They were brought to New
Hampton in the "fated trains sleeper. ]
The coroner's Inquest began to-day. ,
An Iowa Cyclone.
a. t t :i n r\? ? _
oiul .v vju ?, i"w a, iiprii u.?isunng a
violent electric storm yesterday, a ey- 1
clone passed over the city from southwest
to northeast. The funnel of the
croud was seen by many, and was an- 1
eonipanied by a roaring noise. It struck
in but one place, in the extreme north- i
west part of the city, and then rebound- .
ed in the air, passing rapidly over the ;
western suburbs. At tne place where :
the cloud struck it picked up the residence
of Mark Modlin and hurled it to
the jn*ound in the rear of the lot. Mrs.
Modlin was severely injured. The house
of Mr. Richmond was wrecked and a 1
barn near by teas split to kindling wood.
Damns*? on the Shell I look.
Masox City, Iowa, April fi.?The
great freshet the town of Rock Falls on
the banks of the Shell Rock river, is experiencing,
is disastrous. The iron
bridge, 155 feet long, and the dam an;
both gone, and the damage to property
there will not fall short of $25,OUO.
A Cyclone In Imllnnn.
Delphi, I.vd., April G.?A terrific wind
and rain storm passed over this place last
evening. At Sleeths, five miles north,
it partook of the nature of a cyclone.
Several houses were blown down" and a
freight train on the Monon line was lifted
from the tracks. Xo one was injured.
Tlie Oil Jflre Still Hurtling.
Pittsburgh, April 0.?The large tank
containing 35,000 barrels of oil, which
was struck hv lightning at Parkers, Pa.,
yesterday, is still burning. The fire is
, believed to be uu'ler control, however,
and the danger to surrounding tanks
averted. The pipe line people have
made large dams around the tank, so
that when the oil boils o\'er it will not
spread to the other tank*. The loss will
be abont $K,000.
Four Boy* nod a Tram Drotrned.
Stajcsoar, Iowa, April 0.?The Cedar
river at this point is higher than it ha*
been for several years. A wagon load
of men and boys in attempting to cross a
small tributary yestenlav, were washed
down the stream and lour of the boys
i and the team were drowned.
Mother and Daughter Burned.
' Laurel, Del., April 6.?Mrs. C. M.
| Hopkins and her 5-year-old daughter, of
\ Bethel, were badly burned yesterday.
The child's injuries are likely to prove
fatal.
Ordered Out of the State.
Pittsbcbgh, Pa., April 6.?Jack Fot
garty and Jack Joyce, the well-known
- pugiliists, who were arrested la*t night
f | ou a charge of conspiring to engage in a
.1 prize fight, were t>eforc Judge Magce, of
1 j the Common Pleas court this afternoon.:
The prisoners declared that they did not
intend to fight in the county, bat I
Judge said he would require si,0001
each, that they would not fight witl
the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Bondsmen were secured and the m
released. Later Fogarty, who acknoi
edged he had no occupation, was. <
dered by Chief Brown to get out of t
State as quickly as possible. Not wit
standing the interference of the autho
ties, it is claimed the mill will go on
announced with the difference that t
boat will 30 down the Ohio river t<
point outside the State line.
REFUSED TO ORDER THE ELECTION'.
The County Court of Kanawha Decline*
Submit the Railroad Proposition.
Specuil Dispatch tn the InUUlgmccr.
Charleston, W. Va.., April 0.?T!
County Court to-day refused to call 1
election on the proposition to. iss
bonds to the amount of $200,000, to a
in the construction of the following pi
posed railroads:
1. A railroad from the Great Kanawl
river, at or near Charleston, up Elk riv<
to the Clay county line. Distance I
river, about twenty-seven milt
Amount to be appropriated in coun
bonds to this railroad, $100,000. 2.
railroad from the Great Kanawha rive
at or near St. Albans, thence up Co
river to the Boone county line, just b
low Bull creek. Distance by rive
twenty-seven miles. Amount to be a
pronriated in county bonds to this raj
road, 67. 3. A railroad from tl
Great Kanawha river, at or near Churle
ton, thence up said river on the nor!
side thereof to the Fayette county lin
at Cannelton. Distance by river, twent
seven miles. Amount to be appropi
ated in county bonds to this railroat
$33,333 33. '
TUE DiTBK-STATE COCKING MAIN.
West Virginia illrtl* llarily Worsted 1
Ohio Fowls?Heavy Betting.
Special Dl*jxilch to the Intdllgencer.
Parkersbubg, W. Va., April 0.?Tl
much talked of big cocking main can
jir last night two miles out of the cit;
ind lasted all night between birds froi
Wheeling, Grafton, Weston, Xelsonvill
Shillicothe, Circleville, Charleston an
>ther points. The purses ranged fro:
fifty dollars to one hundred and fifty o
;ach fight. The outside betting was ali
leavy. Wheeling won but a singi
5j;ht. Parkursburgand the other Wei
Virginia birds were in the main worste
jy the Ohio fowls. A large number <
(porting men from the city and otlic
owns attended. As it was'beyond tb
:ity limits the police could not intei
ere
Death of a Good Man.
>pecUil Dispatch to the'IiUeUigeneer.
Clarksburg, W. Va., April 0.?A tel<
?ratn,was received from Los Angele
California, to-djiy, announcing th&deat
>f Mrs. Anna T. Watkins, a former res
lent of this place, and a winter of e:
Congressman Benjamin Wilson. Th
leceased was a lady who was held i
ligli esteem by those who knew hei
rombining those qualities w hich make
loble woman, namely, a grace unite
with dignity and a gentleness unite
ivith firmness.
Tyler County to th? Front.
ypeeial Dispatch to the InteUijencer.
Middlebourxk, W. Va., April 6.The
County Court of this county h:
ippropriated $50 for the State Immigr;
ion and Development Association, an
:ias appointed Hon. O. W. O. Hard ma
ind Col. D. D. Johnson as commissio;
irs from Tyler county to the State Fai
rhe people here are much interested i
;he movement to develop the resource
>f the State.
West Virginia Central Change*.
ipecinl Dispatch to the IrUctli'jencer.
Davis, W. Va., April 6.?C. L. Brei
ind J. W. Galbraith, the new Gener;
Manager and Train Master of the Wei
Virginia Central railway, were in tow
iresterday in company with Capt. G. V
Harrison, of Piedmont, General Agei
)f the road. The new General Manage
Brill have his office in Cumberland. Th
luditors office is also to be there.
A Coatly Hriilxn I>e?troye?l.
ypcciat Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
Charleston, W. Va., April G.?Tl
bridge at Fayetto station, built tu
pears ago at a cost of $18,000, was blow
lown last night and totally demo
ished.
A frame house belonging to J. I
Ryers was burned last night. There wi
10 insurance.
TUE M'CACSULVD JIL'KDEK TEIAL
l'niuiportnnt Evidence?'T??tlu?ony Again
Clark, One of the Accused.
Waynesbithg, April 0.?The evident
given yesterday afternoon in the Clarl
McC'uusland murder trial is familiar i
the public, as it has been given at tt
preliminary hearing. Court opened th
morning with the same rush for seat
A number of ladies were in the cou:
room. Nearly the whole of the fori
noon was taken up to-day in the exan
ination of James Smith, a surveyor, i
explaining the map of .the scene of tfc
murder to the. jury. Justice Xickesor
of t'armichaels, who held the inques
was the next witness, whose testimon
has already been given to the publi
Dr. II. K. Beatty, of Allegheny C'it;
testified to the character of the wouri
that killed McCausland and exhibit*,
the bullet taken from the brain. M
Brown, of Pittsburgh, dealer in firearm
was sworn, and explained the make An
quality of the pistol found lyinjr nei
the body of McCausland with the tw
chambers empty. He said that the bu
taken from McCausland's head is tl
only size that would tit the chamber
This is the pistol with the initials J.'
C. cut on both sides of the woodt
breech and answers to the name
Johrv T. Clark, one of the indicted pa
ties.
The lUce C<ueDl?ml??eU.
Louisville, Ky., In tl
United States Court to-day the case
Ricc vs. the Louisville A Nashville Ra
road, involving the question of rate di
crimination in favor of the Standard C
ComtKinv. came unon a demurrer to t!
Will. Judge Bornett argued that, evt
admitting the fact of discrimination, tl
plaintitF nad no remedy-at-Iaw, as tl
offense for which it was sought to r
cover occurred before the passage of tl
Inter-State law, and as the common la
<lid not apply, nor could this court a
ply any statutory provisions of any
the States to Inter-State Com mere
Judge Jackson sustained, this positio
and ordered the bill dismissed. Moti<
for an appeal was at once entered ax
granted.
Kentucky Win* Again.
LorisviLLE, Ky., April G.?Jud
Jackson, in the United States Circt
Court this morning, affirmed the t!
cision of the lower court in the Wt
Virginia habeas corpus case against tl
State of Kentucky lor i>ossesi>ion of tl
Hatfield prisoners. This is a secoi
victory for Kentucky.
Murderer* Arrested.
Fairmont. III., April 0.?Two tram
answering the description of those w
murdered Daniel Brazel and Ed Kreig
the Chicajfo & Alton watchmen in Cl
ca$o, April 3, were arrested at Tilt
this morning.
| ALL MOPE EXCITED
Over the Reports that Bismarck
? Will Resign,
ii
t THE CROWN PRINCE'S TOAST
be
} a And flow It Wan Interpreted?The
Correct Vcrwion Given ?Prince
Alexander'* Love Suit?Other
to Interesting Foreign News.
(j0 Berlin, April 0.?Owing to comment*
An based upon a mutilated version of the
ae remarks the Crown Prince made, in
toasting Prince Hismarck at the latter's
o- birthday banquet, recently, the North
German Gazette to-day prints the official
ia text of the speech. In it the Crown 1
;r, Prince said:
>)' "Of the lost forty years none has been (
of so serious or weighty an import as the 1
A present one. The Emperor you ao faith- '
r. fully served for twenty-seven years has j
gone to his rest, and the people are t
e- -u? C .U*~A ,
j, iiicriiug iuc (iivocuii iuici nuu ouiuvu
p! in founding the greatness o? the Father- j
il- land. Your Highness, like us all, will l
ie serve him with the same old German, t
^ manly loyalty. To use a military illus- c
e( tration, I will compare the present situ- 1
y- ation with that of a regiment advancing j
i- to an attack. Its commander has fallen, ?
J, but the next in command, though hard j
hit, rides boldly in advance of all, his ^
gaze fixed on the flag which its bearer j
waves on high. Thus does your High- r
tJ ness hold th* banner of the empire, and
may it long be permitted to you, in con- t
junction with our beloved and revered
Kuiperor, to hold on high the imperial
Aug. God bless and nrotect the ?mperor
lt? and your Highness. t
y, A special to the London Telegraph
ui from Berlin states that the following pas- u
, sage occurred to the toast given by the t
L' Crown Prince to Prince Bismarck at the f<
" latter's birthday banquet: "The whole 1:
n imperial family hope that the Chancel- g
n lor will be the present what he was to t
to the late monarch." l<
le The Cologne Gazette regards the toast
st as evidence that Emperor Frederick will t
d not consent to Prince Bismarck's resig- t>
)f nation. e
;r The Natutruil Zeituruj says that the re- 3
te newed efforts to obtain the consent of s
r- the Emperor to the marriage of his e
daughter, Princess Victoria, to Prince t
Alexander of Battenburg have not been
successful. For this reason there are no g
longer any {pounds for a secret conflict t
between "Prince Bismarck and the Em- I
s, peror, and therefore there is no question i
1, whatever of Prince Bismarck resigning, t
. ? o
The It?port Believed in London. q
CJ London, April (J.?The somewhat con- ?
u tradictory reports concerning the resig- '
r, nation of Prince Bismarck as Chancellor J
of the German Empire have caused
some excitement here, but in certain t
well-informed circles the news has been a
received as something that was expected c
and has caused no surprise. y
Whether Bismarck has resigned or not c
_ seems to be even yet a matter of doubt, S
but there is no doubt that he has for 2
u some time been decided -upon this ^
il- course. Ever since the accession of Em- 1
,1 peror Frederick the Chancellor's resigna- t
n tiou was looked upon as something more t
3. than a possibility, as his id??as of govern- a
r. ment are radically opposed to those of j
n his imperial master. r
*s * i
The Small Talk of Berlin. (
Berlin, April 6.?General Von Lee, f
who was sent as a special envoy to a
England to announce to Queen Victoria ?
the accession of Emperor Frederick to c
the throne of Germany, has been decor- r
5t ated with the order of the Red Eagle. I
n Since the reaction of public opinion in (
his favor, Dr. Mackenzie is daily floodit
ed with invitations of a social nature. g
r The Empress Augusta has sent, \
ie through Prince Ilohenlohe, her thanks \
for the expressions of sympathy given I
by the people of Alsace and Lorraine. S
* * c
All <Julet nt Tangier. j
ie London, April 6.?A dispatch from
o Tangier says that everything remains *
n quiet It is generally expected that a *
1- satisfactory settlement of the differences
between thf> American and Moorish <]
I. governments will be effected through t
is the mediation of the British, French (
and Italian governments.
A French Dynamiter Captured.
Geneva, April 6.?A French Anarchist
named Morelle has been ar- .
:e rented in this city on a charge of at- .
k- tempting to blow up with dynamite the j
t0 Church of the Sacred Heart at Mont- a
martre, a suburb of Paris,
le ,
is Knjjllnh Tyranny.
a. Dublin, April 6.?Father Kennedy
rt and sixteen farmers of County Cork r
e- have been convicted of attending a Na- '
a- tional League meeting in a proclaimed f
n district and sentenced to three months' J
?e imprisonment. '
I, ? *
t, Catholic* In 1'olnml. r
y Rome, April 6.?The Pone will send a
c? Monsignor Mo<lnne to St. Petersburg to *
Y< expedite negotiations with reference to r
ltJ Catholics in Poland. 1
d , , r
r- -A TIN' SOLDIER."
a,
nJ One o( Iloyt'? Fnnnleat Farce* at the Opera
HI- Home Latt Nit-lit. (
*o Charles E. Hoyt's skit at tho plumbers, t
L" called "A Tin Soldier," was presented at (
JJ*' the Opera House last night. The cast ,
p' has been somewhat changed since the i
?n piece was seen here before. RaU is fcet- 1
?' ter done than ever by Eugene Cantield, h
r" and T. Q. Seabrooke is great as The Pro- f
frwrr. Kate Davis makes the part of 1
VioUt Hughe* a star one and Miss John- 1
ie stone is a very natural Carrie Story. Miss 1
of Coe as JIn. Bridge is a charming bride, 1
(]. and Miss Fauntainbleau's fairy-like *
dancing was a favorite feature. Miss Croix (
HI sings well, and the chorus is good. The '
3e rest of the cast is capably made up, the 1
.n women being pretty an'd talented and
tl..v ....... ....... I in Tl... : : t
"IU UKU RWU ??? fciivu IU1CS. iUC 1J1CIie
dental singing and dancing are very eni*.
joy able, and tne audience hut night was
be as appreciative as could be desired.
;W The piece will be repeated at the rnatp.
inee this afternoon and again this evenof
The Mlmtrrl. Next Wnk.
)tJ Next Tuesday evening Mclntyre ?Jk
id Heath's famous minstrel company will
appear at the Opera House. The sale oi
reserved seats will commence at Kaumer's
music store this morning. The
8 Keokuk Ikmocrat says of this coml1'
panv:
le- Tne minstrels last evening o^ned the
fst season in Hannibal with a fuir patronhe
age. The programme presented proved
he a good one throughout without a single
ad defect. The feature of the evening was
the comedy work of Mclntyre, Heath
and Bueklev, the novelties of Professor
Bushncll, the Grecian mystery of Props
feasor Abt and "A Trip to Africa." The \
ho' latter is the best afterpiece presented to
:h,1 a local audience for some time. Mcln- I
lii- tyre & Heath's Minstrels are of smaller ;
on ! pretensions than some of the mastodonic <
I burnt cork organizations, but they pre- '
sent a good, clean performance, embracing
a constellation of novelties that give
universal satisfaction.
mariettas'BIG JUBILEE
Tho Centennial Fwlrljr On-Etoquent Ad*
tire**?'To-day'.. Programme.
Marietta, o., April 0,?This has been
a great day for Marietta, although tomorrow
is hercentenuial, her streets are
crowded with visitors and her homes aro\
filled with distinguished arrivals. Senator
Hoar, from Massachusetts; Randolph
Tucker, of Virginia; Hon. William
Smith, of New York, were among
tho prominent personages arriving today.
There were numerous delegations
from historical societies and daw from
different cities.
The public exercises to-day were by
the Historical Society. An interesting
address wis delivered by Hon. William
Tarrar, of Cambridge, Ohio, entitled,
"Why Ohio is Culled the Buckeye
State."
Hon. Wm. P. Cutler, of this city, read
i paper on the subject of a monumental
ifrtmhirA !? *t\ pnmmuniA?n?n
the important historical events that
x>me as a fulfillment of the past, as well
is the foundations of the future. He
spoke of the Monument Association, in:orpo
rated to carry out the purposes of
iucli a structure.' He said that while
;he society had not assumed the peculiar
rerponsibility of the structure the
lid it has extended is such that further
mpportmay be extended. The object
)f the monument is to preserve and perpetuate.
The annual election of officers folowed
and resulted as follows: F. C.
Sessions, President; General Brinkenloff,
First Vice President; Dr. William
1 Moore, Second Vice President; S. S.
Hickley, Treasurer; A. A. Graham, Secetarv.
Following this President Sessions inroduced
ex-President Hayes, who said:
MB. IIAYES' SPEECH.
"I am very glad to join with you in
his centennial celebration. It seems to
ne this event we celebrate is of a cbaracer
that demands attention from all and
or which we have time enough. I beieve
in as many celebrations as we can
ive, and I hope to attend yet more of
hem." [Great applause.] He was folDwed
in a neat speech by Senator Hoar.
The afternoon was spent in a drive to
he ancient mounds, the site of the old
ort, and other places of interest. This
vening, Gov. foraker, accompanied by
Ire. Foraker and staff, arrived and was
aluted with seventeen guns. The Govrnor
will deliver an address of welcome
o-morrow.
At the evening meeting a most intellient
audience early filled the hall. On
he stage were ex-President Hayes, J.
{andolph Tucker, of Virginia, Senator
loar, Prof. Putnam, of Peal>ody Instiute,
Col. May, Hon. Geo. B. Loring and
ithers. The* principle address of the
vening was uy Mr. William Henry
Smith, who was warmly greeted by the
orge audience. Mr. Smith's sunject
tas "A familiar talk about monarchists
nd Jacobins."
It touched upon the political forces in
he territory northwest of the Ohio, and
fterwarda, as they changed positions in
ontrol of the new State. The thirteen
ears of territorial life was under the
ontrol of the Federalists, led by Gens,
it. Clair and Putnam and others from
few England. Later emigrants from
rirginia, who were ardent followers
of Thomas Jefferson, and
hese made active warfare on
he territorial administration. The
peaker drew a striking picture of the
>olitical contests, and introduced mateial
never heretofore made public, showng
that the admission of Ohio into the
Jnion was irregular and was a victory
or the brilliant politicians of Virginia,
issisted by Jeremiah Morrow, of Pennsylvania.
The rest of Mr. Smith's adIress
was devoted to the life and public
areer of Mr. Morrow, who was tuesole
epresentative in Congress for ten years,
;nited States Senator and twice elected
governor.
To-morrow will open with thirteen
;uns at sun rise. TUe public meeting
rill begin at 9:30. The addresses of
welcome will be delivered by Governor
roraker, and tho principal address by
lenator Hoar, followed by short ad
irusfH-w uy ux-rrrmueni xiuyc?, una
iernard Peters, of Brooklyn.
At noon one hundred guns will be
ired in honor of the arrival of the pioleers
at that hour, one hundred years
4,'Q- ,
In the afternoon, Hon. Randolph
fucker, of Virginia, will deliver an oraion.
He will be followed by Hon.
Jeorge B. Loring and others.
K. G. Ilun'it Rcvifw ofTrtiile.
New York, April 0.?R. G. Dun & Co.
ay: Evidence accumulates of shrinkage
n business during the past month and
t is still uncertain whether it is not the
>eginning of a reaction. Monetary
inxiety is to a great extent relieved,
Vpril payments caused no pinch, money
narkets rather close, but few points are
lowhere seriously embarrassed.
The present shrinkage in demand for
>roducts may not last, but it is
or the moment the chief cause
)f dullness. In the iron business a
lepression exists greater than has been
elt for years; the suspension of
vork in ten more establishments is anlounccd.
Mill pig iron at Pittsburgh is
, ll\?*l l,..u .itorx
veakcr with a fair volume of trade, but
nanufacturers buy only for present
leeds and the trade in woolen goods is
estrictcd.
Th? Tyler Itrnurh Itallrnail.
A committee of gentlemen from Tyler
ounty went yesterday to Parkersburg
0 consult with the authorities of the
)hio River Road on the proposed branch
vhich is soon to be built. The argunents
they present in favor of the Tyler
oute are that, while the distance is
leven miles greater than by the Wetzel
onte, the road could be built and onerited
more cheaply by the former than
jy the latter; that it would pans through
1 richer country, thus affording more
ocal traffic, and that greater inducements
are offered in the way of subjcriptions
and right of way. If any
choice has been made as between the
;wo routes it has not yet been made
public.
Commenting on the absurd report
;hat Wheeling merchants are working
ror the Wetzel route, the Tyler SUir of
his week says:
"The Star would be loth to believe
:hat Wheeling wholesale merchants
nronld l>e so blind to their own interest
is to take aides with and contribute to
;he Wetzel route. The trade of Wetzel
. ounty is theirs anyhow, by reason of
proximity. Sistersville being exactly
tialf way between Wheeling and I'ark?rsbuiy.
the trade of Tyler county could
t>e easily diverted from Wheeling* where
he bulk of it now goes. to Parkersbur$;
md it certainly would be so diverted if
)ur people berome convinced that the
Wheeling wholesalers are working
igainst our interests. If Wheeling ban
iny interest in the matter an between
:he two routes it certainly is in the Tyer
route.
A SriiooA Accident.
Elmira, N. Y., April 6.?The engine
jf a passenger train on the Delaware,
Lackawanna A Western railway went off
the track fifty-five miles east of Buffalo,
nbout midnight. Fireman Hoyer Bogart,
of Elmira, was killed and Engineer John
Ihompson, of Elmira, wad bully hurt,

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