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I Disaster.
i fatal railroad collision
iii, tin' Baltimore A: Ohio ItiiilI
roinl fc'ii-f of Vnrtinsbiir/f.
I Tho Postal Clerks and a Drakeniaii
arc Instantly Killed,
- ...inniT mn wiiinrn
AND SfcVfcKftL AM lHUUniiU,
Tlio ,st. Louis Express Kims
into u Freight, with
Prighfiil ltesults. \
Caiisi'il by the (Jross Carelessness
on (lie I'urt ol Somebody.
\Wfn.v<;TO.v, I), Oct. 7.-?The Cincinnati
and St. Louis express which left
the Baltimore iV Ohio Station in this city
at 10:40 lout night, collided with an East !
bonn?l freight train from Marti nsburg, 11
IV. Va., near Dickerson, killing three
men and injuring six others.
|!v almost a miracle tlie passengers all
escaped uninjured. A mile west of 1
Dickerson station the road makes a sharp '
turn and then goes down a steep grade '
in a deep cut, the bank being twenty feet ]
or more above the level of the traeks. ,
Around this curve the train dashed <
jut before midnight and began its do- '
si-ent,gathering momentum each second. j
The freight train which had orders to ,
remain on a switch at Tuscarara, one |
wile beyond, until the express passed, 1
Juila/ew binutes inefore left the switch '
ati'I was toiling up grade. Suddenly <
?)ior.> wnsnfliinh of humlliL'hts and the ?
trainiui-n on the two engines wero up. '
palled at the coining disaster, which j
they immediately saw coultl not ho
avoided. Tho two engines were almost 1
upju f.i-li other, and tho engineers saw 1
that nothing could he done and that it '
was useless to apply the brakes.^
"Jiniij', hovs,' shouted Engineer J.
F. Welch, of the freight train, as he *
tepramr from hi? cab to tho side of tho
truck, hut his fireman, J. II. VirtH, had <
no time to get from his place at the fur- '<
aaco, and (ieorgo Uidenbaugh, a brake- 1
man, who was also on the engine, was <
go paralyzed with fear that lie was un- f
ablo i * tho engineer's admonition. I
J. W. C. Hand, fireman of the passenger 1
train, jumped and escaped uninjured. *
In an instant the two engines came to- 1
p-tlierwith such velocity that theystood 1
locked together on the track and formed <
;j haso which was piled in con- 1
fusion a pyramid tweutv feet biuli. con- '
sihting of three wrecked freight care, {
two express cars, tho mail car and bag- '
.'l.'car. These care acted as a buffer *
' lor the possengar coaches attached to 1
tin* western bound express, and though *
the jiitfsc'iijjcra were 1
violently til hows' fouwalll)
they all escaped uninjured. The pas- '
Heifers immediately sot to work to ex- '
trii atetho trainmen from the debris, and I
a wrecking train-arriving a few hours 1
later assisted in the work. At 5 o'clock (
this afternoon the track was not yet free y.
from debris although all tlio men had
been gotten out.
the victims. i
The killed are: i
William II. Wiley, h postal clerk, of \
tiraftou, \\\ Va.
John Casey, postal clerk, of Wash- |
ifltfoii, D. C. (
Gcoimn Kidsxuauoh, brakemnn, of ,
Berlin, Md. j
The i n j tired are: [
Knuixurr Josui'ii Jkffehiks, of tho j
ixuress train. _ t
J. 11. Viuts, fireman of the freight. }
Thomas Landon, conductor of tho ox- j
press train.
? n ?..i ..i i.
. v'uuok, ]*usuu i htk,
I.. W. (iomioN, express messenger. _
X. Jackson', postal clerk, of Fairmont,
W. Vs.
Tt.c bodies of the killed were brought
t<> litis city ami those of Wiloyand KidciilmuRh
were subsequently shipped to
their late homes. 11 is not thought that
any of the wounded are badly injured
vxmvt Virts, who was much bruised,
ami Kngineer J cileries, who was severeJv
scalded about the head and neck and
uiav die. JelFeries was found in his cab
luilomonth the wreck, and strange to
My, would have escaped uninjured but
/<ir the escaping steahi.
The accident wns due to a mistake on
lie part of the freight train. They say
they had orders to lay on the switch at
Tascarara and wait for two sections of
the Pittsburgh express, and tho express
train, which caused the collision, to pass.
Tin y had been on duty continually for
thirty-six hours, they say, and after seej";
the tirst section" of tho Pittsburgh
express pass had gone ,
to sleep at their posts to se-1
ii?rf a nttio sleep. They uwoko as
tin; second section thundered by, and
as it was running on the schedule time ?J
the Cincinnati & St. Louis express,
they thought it was the train which had
just passed, and therefore pulled out of
the filling and down the siugle track. ,
Vnator Voorhccs and Postmaster Dali
ton, of the House of Representatives,
*?re on.the train on their way to Indi'
TIioDviuI 1'ontnl Olorkfl.
Mr. \Vm. H. Wiley, one of the postal
ne.-ks killed in the above accident, lived
in Grafton, and was one of the most respecUnl
citizens of that place, lie has
won in the servneo for many years,
having been appointed uuder Republican
administration. lie was well known
throughout this section of the State aud
was very popular among his fellow clerks.
He leaves a family.
Mr. Casey was well and favorably
known in West Virginia, particularly in
Grafton, between which point and Haitijuoft"
he has served in the postal service
lor several years. I.iko Mr. Wiley he
was an oM and experienced clerk.
Mr. Jackson, one of the injured clerks,
is a popular young man of Fairmont,
atiu uas been in the service for a numWr
of veun. He is a son-in-law of J udge
A. F. ilayuiond.
V.mir,. Family lturimt to DefttU-The j
Umult ?r n Spree. ^ I
I.incoi.x, New., Oct. 7.?A spocial to I
the State Jjumal says that a family
named Hichter, farmers, living near
'?neva,consisting of n husband and,
* iff and tivo children wore all burned
J? ?lenth, with the exception of tho buswho
was so seriously burned that
n'. !vi!1 P^bably die, at tticjr home last
't. A tramp who was spending tho
l [ * ^ tlieui was also burned to
I , , The origin of the lire is unknown,
J>ut the supposition in that it i? another
b? nk?;li whisky's Hhrine. Tho tramp
J a'1 around tho neighl>orbood tor
some lime and tbut day was drunk. Mr.
Richtcr had also been drinking and it is
supposed that the farmer may havegone
to sleep while smoking and the fire
thus originated.
A Newnpnpcr Uojiortur fay* a Vlult t?
Devil Alice"?Wlmt lie Saiv uud How
He wm Entnrtalueri.
Charleston*, W. Va., Oct. (>.?Clarence
Moore, \ylio accompanied F. C.
Crawford, of the New York World, on
his trip to Logan and Pike counties, reports
that they were hospitably enter* I
taincd by Ance and Cap. Hatiield at
their home fifteen miles from Logan C. I
II., and counted fifteen Winchester I
rifles in the room while they were eating
dinner. The Iiatfields at present are|
acting entirely on the defensive, saying
that they expect to stay at home and attend
to their own affairs, only asking to
be let alone. They announce a determination
not to be taken, however, aud
as they are never found unarmed an attempt
to arrest them would be a very
dangerous proceeding. They take their
Winchesters with them to the corn
Held, when thov go to work, leaning
them against a fodder shock while they
cut up the corn, with navy revolvers
Btrappcd around their waists. Frank
Phillips, one of the leaders of tho McCoy
faction, has sent word to tho llattields
"to kill every d?d detective" they can
find and that he will do the same on tho
Kentucky side; and there is hut little
Joubt that this advice will be followed
whenever an opportunity oilers. The
I bitfields are
ind never let a stranger pass by without
taking him in and giving him the best
they have, and this, of coarse, lion gained
them many friends. "Kentucky Bill,"
rtiiose real name is John L. Napier,
originally of Wayne county, but who
obtained fiis soubriquet during his life
in Colorado, has been having some quite
interesting experiences lately, lit one
time concealing himself in a hollow log
for several hours in order to give his
pursuers the slip. He is connected with
x Louisville detective agency and is at
present laid up with a wound in the
inkle* made by a Winchester bullet,
rho Circuit Court of Logan has disjhargsd
Kirk McCoy from custody, and
t is understood that the indictment
igainst Dave Strattou will be nollied.
Hi ere is no prospect of an outbreak at
present, but in case any further arrests
ire attempted interesting news may be
looked for.
Mr. Crawford in his letter to the New
fork World, thus describes Ance Hatield:
Ance, although a man of fifty years
)f age, has not a gray line in the brown
)f his thick hair, mustache and beard,
lie has a pair of gray eyes set under the
leepest of bushy eyebrows. His nose is
inch an enormous hook as to suggest
he lines of a Turkish ci in a tar. He
ivorea black hat, faded by long exposure
;o the weather, pulled downoveradeepy
lined forehead, lie piloted us to his
lonsc, and showed us in with marked
courtesy and "ease. As we entered the
liouse I noticed two or three able-bodied
nen, armed with Winchester rifles, paroling.
As I entered the house, which
s a log house of only two rooms, I was
ihown to a seat in front of the lireilace,
in which wood embers were
unoulderiug. In this room there
.vere four beds. On the beds were
It looked like a small armory. In the
iilack back-ground there was a sleeping
igure on the bed. As we entered this
igure sprang up to the floor, reached
)ver, ami grabbed a Winchester. This
,vas the notorious Cap Hatlield, the pooriouft
son of Ance, a man who- is
ihurged with having tho most vicious
X'in per, tho most cruel propensities in
the whole Hatfield tribe. Cap Hatfield
s directly charged by tho county with
liaving committed several murders. He
8 known to be quarrelsome and vindictive.
At the time of my talk Anco llatield
took the seat to tho left of the tiro,
Captain Hatfield taking tho seat to my
ight, and then the children swarmed in
rotn all directions. There was a little
oddler of two, and a girl of four and a
lero of six. This youngster sat and lisened
to tho talcs of war told by his
ather, and eyed the rows of Winchesters
ying in tho back-ground with a hungry
ook. Ance Hatfield is a
Captain Hatfield is simply a bad young
nan withont a single redeeming point.
Ie iias a slight frame, surmounted by a
ound bullet head. His hair is dark,
ong, and is combed down in 11 wavy
ine directly crossing his forehead anil
iver his eyes. His right eye is a watery
jlue; bis other has been distigured by
;ho explosion of a percussion cap, so
:hat it gives the appearance of being
ivall-eyed, liko a horse. His nose is a
Jiick pug, his tace is round partially
TOVUrCU WIMI UU uilivcjlt, HUU oiu uu;
joard. A slight mustache conceals his
;ourso mouth. Tho whole expression of
tiia /:ico is very heavy. His chin conjtnutly
drops upon his breast, and he
jtares off into vacancy like a person disposed
to melancholia. To all of my
inquiries concerning tho crimes alleged
to have beeu committed by tho Hatfield
srowd ho had a way of shirking qfteslions
that came close homo, when I
talked with him bo spoke in a dialect.
i\ Floor Foil* Precipitating n Crowd to tli?
CJ round?X Sad Ending of a Cornerstone
Rkadino, Pa., Oct. 0.?Over one hundred
people injured is tho record of an
Rccldent which took place this afternoon
during tho ceremonies attending the
laying of tno corner stone of the new
St. Mary's Polish Catholic church in
this city." Probably seven thousand people
gathered at the si to of
of the church this afternoon to witness
the ceremonies. Aboutone thousand of
them were crowded on a temporary (loor
laid on tho joists and walls of the edifice,
which had been carried up one story.
Archbishop Ryan, of Philadelphia, personally
conducted tho ceremonies.
After tho corner stone had been laid
Father Libichi, pastor of tho congregation,
aroso to speak, and had scarcely
commenced his remarks wheu the
newly constructed walls gave way
and one-fourth of tho ffoor fell with i
an awful crash, precipitating 200
people to tho ground, n distance of from
fifteen to eighteen feet. Men, women |
and children wero thrown into a confused
mass with joists, brick, stone and mortar
on top them. The excitement was
intense, but willing hauds at once com*
menccd the work of extricating
the unfortunates, many of whom
had to bo carried out autl
placed in neighboring bouses, where
tlieirinjuries were Attended ID and they
were theu removed to their homes or
the hospital. It was fallv two hours before
the wounded were all pared '?r. It
is said that several children are still
Yellow Krver llulletln.
Jacksonville Fla., Oct. 7.?Edwin
Martin, editor of tho Time* Union, died
this raoruing. Dr. Mitchell reports na
follows: New cases, 33; deaths, 9 (all
white). Total new cases to date (cor?
rected, 8,151? deaths, 291. The weather
is clear and cool ami with a very few
exceptions tho sick aro doing well.
How He is Regarded Among ,
Those who Know Him Best. ]
I vvpressions ()f I lie PukIoi* oi' II in
Church?"A Consist cut Christ hi ti n
Gentleman"?IIIk Private Life (
in Above Reproach. c
Special Corrffpondaict of the JiiUUigmcrr. c
Indianapolis, Oct. <5.?In General s
Harrison's case, theold adage, "A prophet J
is not without honor save in his own ?
country," does not apply, for tho General
is honored most where lie has lived J
longest and is known best. If one could c
drop down into this pleasant city with- ti
out knowing or having known anything 1'
of it, he would lind out first that it is J
the home of General Harrison. Later ^
he might discover that it is Indianapolis, ?
the Capital of Indiana. o
There are doubtless some Democrats, {?
here, but apparently not many, for the j,
sentiment of the people is that of loyalty \
to their honored townsman. Here in
Indianapolis it seems to be the custom Q
of the people to express their political
preferences by lithographic portraits of
their candidates liunjr in the front windows
of their homes. You will see these s<
portraits in the luxurious residences of rc
wealthy citizens, in the homes of the U
middle classes and in the poorest tene* f1
ments?scarcely a house is without one ?'
or more?and they nearly all present the P
familiar features of General Harrison. "
Once in a long while one comes across a nl
lonesome looking portrait of President j*1
Cleveland, and I have noticed a single
picture of Clinton 15. Fisk. J;
I have talked with many Republicans, ?
and a few Democrats here. The former p
are enthusiastic regarding their eandi- J*
date and the latter have nothing to say tl
against him. Whatever opposition he
may have hero will he opposition to the .
Republican party anil not disfavor of its J'1
standard bearer. liven the partisan }n
Democratic papers have nothing to say 12
against the integrity of General llarri?
son, and tbev can say nothing here *
against liis efficiency. TJieir stock in
trade is con lined pretty much to false
statements concerning the tariff and dia- tl:
tribes against Mr. Blaine. Any slander- w
ouh reports which, may ho invented eoncerning
General Harrison must have hi
their origin a considerable distance from tf:
his home, to obtain oven temporary eon- hj
sideratiou. When such reach here they hi
are perforated and collapse at once. h<
clerical inteuest. jj
One noteworthy feature of tho cam- i\{
paign here is the interest many of the pi
prominent clergymen of tho city are
taking in it; not that tlicjr aro introdu- P!
cing politics into the pulpit?hut iti their
writiugs and conversation they are doing .
good service for the man who, to them,
is an almost ideal Christum gentleman,
ami whose influence at Washington they '
feel would he for tho best interests of n"
the moral sentiments of the nation. JJ
Yesterday afternoon I met the Rev. .
M. L. Haines, pastor of the First I'resby- :*
terian Church, of which General Ilarrieon
is a member. It was not very long
until we were talkingabout the General, Jr
for his name, sooner or later, seems to ?
find a place in every conversation here. .
"I have known General Harrison ever j
since I came to Indianapolis," said Mr.
Haines, "and he is a man whom it is a ,
Sleasuro and a satisfaction to know. Ife ,
a member of my church; and there is '
no other member more earnest, sincere
and consistent, and no one more efUcieut. <
Ho is an honor to the congregation. .
There are few members of the First "
Presbyterian Church who have been ?
connected with it for so long a time as '
General Harrison, lie and Mrs. Harri- "
son identified themselves with this h.
church immediately after their arrival
bore?thirty-four years ago. They .
brought church letters with them front '
the Presbyterian Church at Oxford, '
Ohio, with" which General Harrison had
united while a student at Minuia Uni
vereiiy. wnen nu csuuu uviu uchuiui
Harrison was only twenty-two years old;
two years later?at the ago of twentyfour?he
was elected to the olllco of deacon,
and four years after that, was made
an elder. For Home time before the war T'
he was Superintendent of tho Sunday
School, mid, after his return to tho army,
was /or several years?until his election is
to tho United StatesSenate?tho teacher p(
of tho Bible class for men. lie was very tli
successful in this last work, drawing to co
the class a largo number of young men, if
active in business and professional life, or
Among the olikers and members of the te
churches of different denominations in Si
this city, I meet not a few who speak m
with enthusiasm of tho instruction and ti<
tho inspiration to a truo life which they
received while members of this class. se
REA80SS roll HVCCBS8. j\l
There wero soveral reasons for his suecess
with this Biblo class?in tho first ni
placo he was faithful to it?as he is to all cc
his duties. Amidst all tho press of pro- [e
fessional and political engagements, he bl
managed ho as to foe very rarely absent, Jr
and during one of his political campaigns tr
when ho was sneaking six dajs in tho
week, Uo insisted mm jus unpoHumeuiB -
bo so arranged that lie could get back to
Indianapolis Saturday evening, and thus 'r
bo enabled to meet his class on Sunday to
morning, as usual. Then again, he J*
studied carefully and thoroughly the
questions involved in the Scriptural subjecta
considered, and was always read v. c'
One of tiio me libera of his class lately a.(
said to me: "General Harrison always lj
had a clear conception of the truth in ?
his mind, and hu had that truth also in ?
his heart." His faithfulness and earn- d
estness impressed and encouraged like
traits in thoso who wero under his in- 8t
struct ion. His firm convictions of the **
truth strengthened the convictions of
thoso who listened to him.
"lieis us faithful, also, in the regular- u
ity upon his attendance of the Sunday
and mid-week services of his church,
and in the loyal and thorough way in
which he meets tho responsibilities rest- jB
injj upon him as an ollicerof the church. 0f
llo has surprised us again and again by 0
%-- 1... I...a m.i w% nnnil In <
mo wity in wiiiuu ???? w v
fulfill bo many* engagements of tins ^
kind during periods when his business 0)
affairs would seem to demand his con- t|
stant and undivided attention. During al
all tho excitement of tho weeks pre- S|
eeding tho convention, ho missed none ji
of tho church services while he was in |?
the city. On the Sunday previous to ?
his nomination, when the excitement \y
was running so high in Chicago, he
was in his pew as usual, and the next 0
morning, when I went into his office, ij
only an hour bofore the result of the tj
eighth ballot was announced, Mr. Miller, jj
his partner?also an oflicer in the r
church?said to ine; o
' 'Well, Mr. JIaines, we had a rest and ^
n real Sunday yesterday, We did not ie- v
ueivo a single telegram yesterday?yes, I *
believe a messenger boy did bring up a r
telegram about duskyet that Sunday n
wa? tbe day so many of the politicians
wero working so industrious to form
combinations in the interests of their
favorite candidates, and one would have 1
supposed that the wires between India- <
napolis and the headquarters of the In* i
liana delegation in Chicago would have
l>eeu kept hot with messages; but Gen.
Harrison is not an underhanded manipulator
or wire-puller.
"The nomination, instead of exciting
>r inflating him, seemed to rest upon
lim us a solemn responsibility. lie has
ihowu since that time a seriousness in
liscussing the duties of the National
Executive office that reminds one .of
Mr. Lincoln's conduct under similar cir:u
"The Hev. B. Fay Mills, of New Jersey,
who was hero last spring conducting
, series of Union Evangelical services,
in which halfa dozen different religious
lenominations joined), and who hud the
ipportunity of meeting General Ilurrinn.
and of studvinir him. wrote me an
nthuaiaatic letter recently in which lie
aid: *1 believe tho nomination of a
uan of his pure character will do more
or the elevation of our politics than lias
ny other recent event.'
"From my first acquaintance with
icncral Harrison I have admired him.
le impressed me from tho first as a man
f well balanced mind and clear convicions,
who would give any argument
rought before liimnfuir hearing, but!
/ho would not allow anything to swerve1
lim from the strict line of duty. There
} about General Harrison an utter abuneeof
pretense or affectation. He Is
pen anu straightforward, both in Ionuage
and iu action. He is not a man
a speak or act for more elfeet. What
e says and does is from conviction. ]
Vith him a promise is sacred. His
res' means yes, and his 'no' means no. I
[o is not dictatorial to others, and will
llow no one to dictate to Ijim. ,,
He is, however, al ways amenable to rea>n,
and should lie "ever lind himself
- 1- !- ?L- I lw>
11HUIKUU, or mini; wruugi nu ?uuiu */v
uick to acknowledge and make repnraon
at any sacritice to himself. Ilia life
i this city lias been conspicuous for its
robitv aud stainless integrity. He bas
foil a constant Christian gentleman,
I ways inspired by a high moral purpose,
ad ruled by a conscience strong and iuirmed.
He is not a man to make a pilule
of bis religion; be rclixes to me
merson's saying: 'The less a man
nows or thinks about his virtues, the
etter we like him.' He lacks entirely
le self-consciousness that haunts so
tany of our prominent men.
"General Harrison has been generous
i bis benevolence, and has taken great
itorest in tbe various charitable organations
in this city. His popularity
nong Koman Catholics, Hebrews and
rotestants alike, attest the breadth and
numwH ?i ma Bviupam^.
"From all you have told mo, I infer
lat you believe General Harrison
ould make a moat excellent President."
"I certainly do, judging from his past
re, which is what gives us tho key to
10 real nature of the man. 1 feel that
2 would be an honor to tho olliee, to
is political party and to the country. I
dieve his administration would be wise
id just. I know, from unquestioned
ithority, that he received the noininajn
absolutely unpledged, beyond the
omiso that if elected, ho would conict
the administration on Republican
ineiples. That ho would do this, can
> depended upon.
"I have only recently returned from a
lort vacation in New York .State, and I
as impressed with the idea that in the
ist General Harrison's intellectual ami
recutita abilities were not always ?p eciated
at their true value. Ho" is by
) means a man of merely mediocre atinments.
Ho stands as" the acknowlIged
head of the bar of Indiana, and
io masterly way in which he has manled
the great cases committed to him,
nn'D Jn I lit ?1 moll llf lllYlIlfl mill
danced powers. lie luis a bead, I
lould judjge, at least three sizes too
rge to tit him to wear his grandfather's
tellertual hat.', The remarkable series
speeches lie has delivered day after
ly to visiting thousands since his noiui*
ition hears witness to this.
"Mrs. Harrison has been an earnest
ilper o! her husband in religious and
mritable work. For some years she
as the teacher of an infant elass in the
inday School,and shealwavuhas taken
i active part in the missionary and soal
work of the ladies of the church,
le is prominent in the management of
10 Indianapolis Orphan Asylum and
her public benevolences. She would
;ert a healthful influence upon Wnsligton
society and would grace her potion
as Mistress of the White House
ith all the mvoir (aire and refinement
hich the exalted station demands."
c. 31. K.
ie X'ollce haven Scrap wltliSlrlklngStroet
unr (iiciu
Ciucaoo, Oct. 5.?Mayor Roche to-day
sued a proclamation* requesting the
joplo of the city not tocongregato in
e streets. The Mayor says that the
llectlon of crowds should bo avoided
the authorities are to maintain good
der. The announcement that an atmpt
would he made to run the North
do cars to-morrow morning with new
en is the occasion for the proclamaon;
The number of police massed will l>e
veral hundred, the Harrison station
one sending 100 men. The first coliion
between tho police and tho striks
occurred about midnight at the Lnrbec
street barns. Capt. iJohaick and a
impany of his men brought sixen
imported laborers to the
irn in the guise of Mooney
id Roland special policemen and were
ying to get them undercover without
trading attention when a few of the
rikers began to call out "scabs." This
ifuriated the Captain, and, springing
oui his baggy, he called on the officers
i clear the street. The men were slow
jout obeying tho order. In
ct they belmvcd as if they
ould rather that somebody else would
ear the street. The captain, who had
Ivanced to within u few feet of thoposion
occupied by tho strikers, observed
to hesitation, and turning upon the
neof blue-coats, he shouted, "Cowart!*,
isperso this- mob." Tho officers, eviuntly
nettled, went at the little knot of
rikers and scattered it in every dircc
In R?*lffnntloQ from tlio K. of L. lixecu(lvo
Hoard Cauaea Talk?Emphatic I.ongUORC.
PiTTSBURon. Pa., Oct. 7.?In commentijc
on tlio resignation of Thomas Barry,
[ the General Executive Board Knights
[ Labor, Homer L. |McGaw, ex-Master
forkmon of District Assembly No.
lid to-night that he did not befieve the
rder will die w ithin a year, but says
le membership has fallen oil* consider[jly
within tlio past two years. The
>y system adopted at Richmond iu the
iterest of the Administration, lie says,
i correctly criticised and he knew of
men who have been made intoxicated
y theso spies for a purpose."
Ex-Master Workman Joseph L. Evans,
f D. A. 3, was more emphatic in his
inguage concerning Barry's resi^onion.
He said Tom Barry's sickness
iss impaired his mind and he does
lot know what he is talking about. Tho
rder will not go to pieces in a year and
tot in n thousand years, lie is
ight in one instance, however,
'ho clerks in the general ofllce
vho were favorable to Barry, were
I>ottod and discharged. Men who did
tot bulong to tho order were taken in
ind afterward made Knights of J<al?or.
A Doable Traced J.
Wabrex Depot, Me., Oct. 7.?George
Williams,of Warren, and Edward Davis,
>f Union, took tincture of aconite last
light and died within two hours.
The Political Horizon as Seen by
Observers at the Capital.
Governor Cray Calls llie President's I
Attention to Cold Facts About
Indiana?Sew York all Right.
A Cheering Ontlook,
Philadelphia, Pa.,Oct. 7.?The Prm
publishes the following from Washington:
Ordinarily but little that is useful in
indicating the political drift of the country
can he had here, hut the fact that
Congress remains in session gives the
| present year some advantages. Congress
men have been going out into different
States and then coming back here with
views of the situation, some of which are
valuable, but a good many are not. Take
cbemall in all, however, they furnish
about as reliable an estimate of the situation
as can bo had outside the unfathomable
minds of those who hold tho reins
of management at the New York headquarters.
No Democrats own that Mr. J
Cleveland is to be defeated, and nobody :
expects them to. There i?, however, a 1
i decided dill'ereaca in their way of stating
| things and that which tho Republicans j
[ have. Republicans wlio have recently 1
informed themselves regarding some of j
the doubtful .States are decided in the 1
opinion that Harrison will be elected, 1
and that by the vote of every Northern
State, with" possibly a singlo exception.
They express this "feeling earnestly be- .
cause it is a conviction with them. On
the other hand, every Democratic claim 1
1 have heard is qualified. If this or that
nan not nappeneu, or 11 hub or mat i
should happen, it is told you, there i
would be no doubt of Cleveland's elcc- I
tion. That the party is weighted and far t
from being in the good spirits displayed 1
by the Republicans need not be told to t
anyone who has given any attention to i
the drift of the campaign. i
govkunob a it at ok Indiana. !
It is not necessary to rely upon gen- (
cral facta for an opinion of this kind. ']
During the week something has been 1
known of the condition of tho President's
mind on this matter of so much G
great personal concern to him. lie has
received much information that is dis- 1
couraging about Indiana. There has N
been a disposition on the part of the .
Democrats to look upon that State as '
pretty securely anchored on the Demo- 1
cralic aide, but they are now beginning |
to understand otherwise, and those who J
know most about it?men from Indi- 1
ana?have been giving the President 1
some cold truths. Among these is Gov- f
ernor Gray, who sought the nomination 1
for Vice President and didn't get it. 1
Governor Gray exhibits no feeling over c
his disappointment, and has been on the 1
stump in ludiaua, but when ho culled
at the White House this week he told
the President that, while they were go- 1
ing to make the best fight they could,
and hoped for tho best, it was more than
likely ttiut if tho Democrats succeeded I
with their national ticket it would be j
without the vote of 1 ndinna. ,
Governor Gray repeated this view 1
substantially* in such confidential con- S
ferenccs as ho hud here'with fellow c
Democrats, and in some cases lie elaboratetl
his masons, which embodied two
points: the tariff attitude of tho Demo- c
eratie party, which is unpopular in both [
the /arming and manufacturing sections 1
of the State, and the fact that a citizen c'
of Iudiana heads the Republican ticket, j
The Governor was much more guarded 1
in his expressions to casual friends, and *
not even to strangers did he once claim J
the State as certain to go Democratic. 1
The President has been fed so long on
the unsubstantial gush of pickinson, I
Vilas, Scott ami that kind of moonbeam 1
bilkers, Unit Grav's cold sense rather j
staggered him. lie hns kept up pretty
well with some features of the campaign,
hut it has been difficult for him to get
the truth from some of those around him.
Don Dickinson hns been sending from
Michigan the most dashing stories of
how that State is going, and Vilas has
never ceased to hold before the President's
view the possibility of Wisconsin
and Minnesota. Even Scott has talked
so much about the way in which the Republican
majority in Pennsylvania is
going to be reduced, that it would not
hesurprsing to hear him claiming the
State out jjiid out before election. Some
of these things have deceived the President
and some have not. lie has not
been without the ability to see that the
tide was going ngainst him. Ho still
holds the view, however, that two or
three of the Northwestern States?and
his mind js quite as much upon Illinois
as any other?may Hop from the Republican
column. There are few Democrats
who have any pntience with that hope.
They call attention to the fact that Western
"Democrats, except those in tho Cabinet,
do not hold out any hope froiuthat
section, and that all the talk is in the
Kasv. Even Michigan, which the Hepublicans
were very much afraid of six
Weeks ago, is no longer regarded by 1
well-balanced Democrat*) as promising, c
On the other band the Democrats aro 1
getting quite slinky about West Virginia. J
Private opinion of the situation there ]
expressed by ex-Senator Camden, a <
Democrat, have circulated and do not t
inspire the party. Camden knows the t
State pretty thoroughly, and he is re- t
ported to havo said in good set language
that he did not see how the Democrats
could expect to carry It this year. Large
accessions to the manufacturing aud t
lumber industries have about revolutionized
the sentiment there, and it is ]
not believed that the old way-back Dttn- t
ocrats can any longer out-vote the new
blood which is building up the State by *
the development of its resources. All !
the Republican encouragement about :
West Virginia comes from the Demo- .
crats who know sometbiug about the
situation there.
The Democrats are willing to confess
that they would be afraid of Virginia,
also, were it not for the fact that Gen- 1
eral Mahoue is immersed in a quarrel 1
with the colored people, the effect of <
which no one can foretell. It would f
not be very surprising if it Should re- ,
suit in a large body of colored votes go- j
ingtothe Democratic ticket. AH this ,
was avoidable, but as it has not been \
avoided, the Republicans are no longer ,
considering Virginia, although two ,
months age it promised good fighting
' The result of the week's observations
' over the whole field haa been to per- ,
suade the Democrats that they had bet- ,
tor not rely upon Indiana too much, i
The more careful ones are now leaving
it out of their calculations, and while i
while Chairman Brice in New York is
entertaining the public with talk about
ho Wwit thnun who flfniro closelv and
more upnn facts do not shut their eyes
to tlio (act that the Democratic hope
centers upon New York, Now Jersey
anil Connecticut. Cleveland may ourry
all of them and still lose if the Iieputlicans
carry Indiana and West Virginia.
But Senator llawley nays that Connect^
another here that give a fair view of th
field. Democrats who are not blinde*
by partisan interest have recognize*
that the drift was agftinstCleveland frou
the start, and it is now confessed tha
none of the several efforts to check i
linvo had all the desired effect. The de
clared hope of the Democrats was to"ed
ucate" the people to their way of think
ing about tho tariff and they still hopt
thev have done something in this liue
If they have it has not been made ap
parent to Kepublican members whe
have recently been through their districts.
Instead of finding converts to
the Democrats, they claim to know of 11
considerable number of Democrats wh'c
have changed on the tariff issue. It if
not an unusual thing to lind n Ite'juhliL*an
from a country district who can
name from three to a dozen of them in
luuiuai. uvery lun usuii> iu urn umhh\,
Party work in tho heat of the closing
lays*of the canvas may change souie of
them back again, but it is claimed that
inch changes at* may thus occur will be
but little felt in the midst of the large
aumbers that will stay Hopped.
Another feature of the Democratic
jarapaign has proved not only a disappointment,
but a positive drawback.
Chat is Judge Thurman and his camhlacy.
Tho incident of his physical failire
in New York is a small matter compared
with tho general feeling. Nothing
xpected in his nomination has been
ealized. He was wanted togo upon the
itump and stir up the old-time Dcmo:rat8,
who have heverbeen veryenthusiistic
over Cleveland. His speeches have
jeen the most astounding failures, and
t is felt to bo extremely hazardous to
exhibit him .again before the country.
Phere is n good deal of criticism of the
'resident, M ho is personally responsible
or the nomination of Thurman, and it is
icen by everybody now tiiat tne choice
if Governor Gray, of Indiana, would
lave given some strength to the ticket
vhere it is greatly needed.
Two weeks ajjo there was considerable
nside discussion about getting Thurnan
ofT the ticket and Giuy on. It had
nany advocates, and the talk was paricularly
prevalent in Indiana, where
he necessity for some action was best
inderstood. But it was Agreed that the
ihange could not be made without dong
quite as much harm as good. I do
lot know whether Judge Thurnian's
ipinion on the subject could be taken or
rho Now York DomormlN Fighting lincli
New York, Oct. 7.?The Democrats of
Jew York City are fighting again. That
s good news for the Republicans. The
s'ew York members of the Cabinet,
Secretaries Whitney anil Faircbild, Colinel
Brice, ex-Senator Barn um and Senior
Gorman all came to New York and
onsulted for two days and two
lights. They told Tammany to
>e good and take Hewitt if * they
ouldn't get anything better. Tarniiany
wouldn't. They wanted the counv
Democracy to accept somebody else
nan Hewitt*, and the county Democracy
vouldn't. The National Committee
abored and prayed and swore, with the
esult that Tammany nominated Sheriff
5rant and the county Democracy intoned
the Citizens nomination of
Iewitt. They will put up separate
icketa throughout, and go to clawing
mt each other's political eyes, in reguar
Democratic fashion.
In 1880 the Democrats clawed each
ither to pieces and elected Garlield. In
884 Grant ran against Grace, and the
Democrat majority was pulled down to
13,000, though the Democratic vote for
Mayor amounted to 140,000 more than the
iepublican vote. There were ndiUcrenco
100,000 votes between the local Demosratic
majority and the national majorty.
If .the same thing is goi/ig to hap)en
this fall, Cleveland may as well hefin
packing up now preparatory to leting
another tenant in the White House.
A Mayor, a Governor and a President
vould be a great victory for the local
Republicans. They have it in their
>ower to elect all three. Sagacity and
lerscverance win uu u. j iiu i'u? x uik
itepublicaus liavu it in their power to
sleet Harrison, and tliev could stand the
osh of every other doubtful State.
The Democratic iimnagersare alarmed
it the size of the workingmen's ?lefeeion.
They are just beginning td And
>ut how largo it is.
?J?ui> Mrnn* HiihIiii'kn.
New York, Oct. 0.?Chairman Quay
>i the Republican National Committee
jffers a reward of $-V3,000 /or information
ending to the conviction of persons vioating
the registration,Inw in New York
:ity. Tho money is' deposited in the
iarfield National Bank and certified by
.'resident A. C. Cheny. Two thousand
lollars will be given for the first convicion,
$l,00() for the second, $">00 for tho
bird and S250foreach conviction thereifter,
until the whole sum is exhausted.
A Hitcli in tho AmtngrineiitH.
St. Louis, Oct. 7.?There is a hitch in
he arrangements for tho world's chainlionship
series between the St. Louis
Drowns and the New York Giants. Boson
declines to permit the use ot its
;rounds for less than 'Jo per cent of the
eceipts, and President Von Der Ahe
mnounees that the Hub will be left out
ind the game played in either Cincinrnti,
Brooklyn or Philadelphia.
Queer Journalist*.
New York, Oct. 7.?At a meeting of
.ho Central Labor Union to-day the
Horace Greeley Lodge of Journalists
iflercd a resolution that Congram be
isked to place immigrants und others
mablo to procure work, at husbandry.
It will be discussed next Sunday. A
notion was carried to co-operate with
:he Socialists and Anarchists in commemorating
the execution of tho Chicago
Anarchists November 11.
Mr. Dillon on tue Land Qumtion.
Loxiwis*. Oct. 7.?Mr. John Dillon line
written a letter on the Irish land question
in which ho says: Recent even I*
add new courage to thocvictors and rack
renters, who last spring were utterly
beaten, but who now seemed to ho in*
spired with new unpen.
Du. Bull's Cough Syrup takes tlx
lead of aU congli preparations on ow
ihelvea.?Carpenter & Palmeter, Jiuncs
town, N. Y.
Gesti.emes'h cork nolo ihoes keep tin
feet <lrv and warm,
J. \V. Amick Co.,
1143 Main street.
cut is surely Republican on the prosei
issue, and lie gives plenty of reasons k
thinking so. The views" one gets hot
about New York are influenced by th
politics of tfco talker, and nobody
giving away any of the inside working
of the party headquarters even if sue
things are known. Secretary Wliitnoj
who is one of the few men who do nc
try to cheat the President with unjust
liable claims, cave him somethini: of
scare about New York some ten-days ag
which still holds good. Whitney is on
of the clear sighted who is now undei
stood to fear that New York is leanin
the wrong way for Cleveland just now
These are some of the details of th
_J L J-!. !- nl.nnn
Thoy Speak to a Magnifici
j' Crowd Saturday Night.
0 Which will not Stand the Light
g Truth?Slate Issue* Sfisrcprc
KcnttMl?Judge Fleming's Unfavorable
r In their speeches at the Capitol ri
j Saturday night, Judge Flemingjand S<
j ator Kennn illustrated the despen
J condition of the Democracy. Sena
t Kennn was as thoroughly in earnest
* over iq Jus life, no taiiceu as one w
knew ho was fighting; against od
Judge Fleming vindicated tho wisdom
Chairman Riley's verdict that lie was r
tit to meet Gen. Golf in joint deba
j Both their speeches wero encouragi
. to Hepublieans; their reception by mi
* of all parties was still moroencourngii:
1 Judge Fleming used recklessly flgur
1 in regard to State finances, showing th
1 "he is is not sufticiently posted on t!
" issues of* the campaign" [Chairmi
Hiley] to discuss them before an auc
once outside of Chirman Riley's "i
terior." Ho gives the Republican par
credit for establishing the school ayalei
but says they left it in a crude and ir
neriect condition, ana mat it was pc
lected by the Democratic party. I
failed to state tbat the first act of a Dei
ocratic Legislature was intended to cri
pie and destroy the system, and had
not been that public opinion favort
public schools, they never would liai
enacted the present law.
Judge Fleming says: "In 1807 und<
a Republican administration there ws
expended from the general school fun
$107,000; in is70,the last year of Kepul
lican control, thero was expended froi
this fund $2&>.000. Then there came
change. Republicanism went out an
Democracy came in, and what was tl:
result? In 1887, or the last year froi
which we have ollicial statistics, thei
was expended for the benefit of tl
school children of this State almost twit
as much as any Republican adtninistn
tion ever litid out. $402,000 wi
thus laid out." The Intelligence
does not disputo the figures for 1807 an
1S70. There is at hand no oflicial repoi
for 1887. The last published reports o
tins subject will bo found on page G<
Auditor's report for 1885 and 1880, shov
ing that there was apportioned to tli
several counties for school purposes fc
the year 1885, $104,524 30, and lor 188<
$207,727 0(f. The amount apportions
pur capita in ISO" and 1870 is undoub
cdljr greater than in 1885 and 1880, t
the population has increased at leai
lifty per cent.
The Republicans built school house
from the organization of the State o
nay, from 1805, when they got the scliO(
system in operation, to September 31
1870, to the value of $1,057,473 04; fc
ten years under Democratic rule, froi
1870 to 1880, to the value of $013,000 0The
Judge says: "In the last year <
Republican rule there was expended fc
all purposes in this State $557,000. I
1887 there was laid out for all purpose
over $1,087,000. But you ask me lio
was the Democratic party able to i3
this? Did it lay heavier taxes? Not or
cent." Economy, honesty and intell
gent business methods, Judgo Flemin
states, enabled the Democratic* party t
not only expend so much more mono;
but nlso to reduce the taxes. The Judy
failed to state that a Democratic Const
tutional Convention increased the nun
her of officers in every department <
the State government and increase
the salaries of many of them.
To prevent a deficiency in tlib Trea
ury a Democratic Legislature ordered
re-valuation of real estate in 1874 an
1882 and increased the valuation $22
423,242 30 from $95,300,808 02 in 1871 t
$117,044,110 32.
110 ^ot his figures mixed in regard 1
reduction of the rate of taxation, f(
precisely the opposite of what he said
the fact.
At the organization of West Virgini
the rate of taxation then existing in tli
old State was forty cents 011 each Sl(
valuation of taxable property for Stal
purposes. This was continued one yei
by the Legislature of the new State. J
the second term of the Legislature tl
rate was reduced to thirty cents f<
.Stato purposes?Chapter SM, Acts of 180
Chapter 100, Act* of 1808, the rote wi
iit:aiu reduced from thirty cents totwei
ty cents on each $100 for State purpose
In 1883?Chapter 5-1, page 81?the ra!
was increased to twenty-five cents, whei
it now remains. Both the reductioi
were made by Republicans. The ii
crease was made by a Legislature ove
whelmiugly Democratic.
This increase of valuation and also i
the rate of taxation did not produce tl.
necessary revenues to meet the extrav
gaut expenditures caused by a Deim
cratic constitutional convention increa
ing the number and pay ofollicersi
the State. .So the Democratic State E:
ecutivc, in violation of the constitutioi
issued btnto bonds to ttie amount <
$137,oil 48 and invested in the Irrcduc
bio School Fund; and also borrow*!
from this soma fund on temporary Ion
the huui of $49,000. See annual repo
1885-0, page 01. l
Judge Fleming did not refer to tl
iinpeaehment of a Democratic Audit<
and a Democratic State Treasure
Neither did he have anything to say o
the unsavory subject of mismnnageuiei
of the Insane Asylum, which has b
come a stench in the nostrils of decei
ufen of nil parties. No scandals ui
witten in the history of West Virgin
under Republican control.
the speeches at the It INK.
Flouting Mnkr* a Wcnli S|>?erh at
l'roriucoH mi Unfavorable Iui|ir?anlo
Si'iialur Kennu'M Effort* to "Slake tl
Wnmo Appear tlio Hotter KonMiit.''
The Democratic meeting at tho Can
tol rink Saturday night, addressed I
Judge A. B. Fleming, Democratic cai
didato for Governor, und U. S. Senat<
John 12. Kenna, was tho largest politic
gathering so far this campaign under tl
aUBpicCB of any party. Tho rink wi
al)out as full as it could bo without di
comfort, probably 2,500 people heir
present. Of course a large portion <
tho audieneo was composed of ltcpubl
cans attracted by curiosity.
Tho Young Men's Democratic Clu
with* Mayer's brass band ahead, and
members in line, of whom at least:
were pohtollico employes, the Fifth wai
club with 24 members and a drum cor]
1 and the Kenna club with 10 men and
drum corps, turned out and escorted tl
, speakers in a carriage from their hot
to tho rink. Tho display was crcditahl
; and lots of pyrotechnics were burnc
Tho streets were well filled with peopl
but there waa a notable lack of enth
fiiasin along the line.
When the speakers and escort rcachi
5 the rink a large audience was nlren<
r assembled, and there was a show of u
thnsiasm a* the party entered the ha
Mr. A. G. Had lick, President of t
^ Central Democratic club, called t
' meeting to order, and named Hon. A.
Hw-cency aa chairman. Mr. Sweeney i
[Continued on Fourth Page.]
i On the Halliinore & Ohio TraiulVrrtfd Awnjr
From Wlieollni;.
The many friends of Copt. Bob Moore,
the populariV:0. conductor, who for
several years past has been on the
"Daisy J.imited" run between here and
Chicago, will regret to learn that he has
LK had his run changed and in the future
will not run into Wheeling,
at his own request, which
of was kindly granted by General Manager
Peahody, controlling all the H. & O. divisions
west of the Ohio. C'apt. Moore
has been transferred to the Columbus
and Cincinnati Midland, a stretch of 11(1
miles, over which the 11. & O. runs its
Cincinnati and .St. Louis trains from here,
nk The recent death of Capt. Moore s motli2ii
er has left his father, Capt. J. W. Moore,
nte all alone at his home in Columbus,
. and it is in order that he may be near
lor his father that Captain Moore lina been
os changed at his own request. On his
ho new run lie will be in Columbus daily.
,i? There wasuntnn nflinnl on thnnhfenpAifJ.
. vision thatdidnotregretlosingtbispopular
conductor, and he bears from them
lot letters of testimonial and regard of the
tc. very highest order, and any time within
n,r six months he can have his old place
" back. All who know him here will wish
L" him the very best of luck.
ig. Miirithnll
County Meuting-t,
at Notwithstanding the raiu and the mud
lie over 300 Republicans and a sprinkling
in of Democrats assembled at Uoudy's,
li- Saturday afternoon, and raised a Harrin
son and Morton pole 138 feet high. The
tv raising was directed by Wilbert Kemple
n, and Isaac Rogers, and was skillfully acn
eompHahed. Somo old timers wero presr
ent who voted for William Ilenry Harle
rison, among them Joseph E. MeCombs
u- and Joseph Turner. H." S. White was
p- made chairman of the meeting and C.
it B. Hart spokn on the tariff question,
d The Kepublicans of Roseby's Rock
,*e raised a line pole on Saturday, and wero
addressed by fc>. It. iiancn. lhoro was a
!?r good turnout for a rainy day.
is ~ An impromptu meeting at Moundsid
ville on Saturday night tilled tho Court
b- House. Mr. 1-fart had been out to
m Goudy's, ami tho Moundsvillo Republia
cans arranged to have him address their
id club. It was Boon seen that the cltfb
le room would bo too small and the Court
in J louse was opened. Mr. Mart illustrated
re his talk with familiar objects, lie conio
lined himself to the tariff question ami
:e spoke with telling effect. fc>om<3 of the
?- Democrats present expressed themselves
is pleased with the clear and non-partisan
:u presentation of the great issue of tho
d uay. The meeting was one of the most
rt sausinciory ever neiu in luounusvine.
U "The Silver Ajjo" To-night,
r- This evening the talented young actor,
ie Mr. Edwin F. Mayo, supported by a
>r good company, will commenco a three
0, nights' engagement at the Grand Opera
d Houbo in his own drama, entitled "The
t- .Silver Age." This is the only company
ia now traveling that uses 1,C00 gallons of
3t water in a tank on the stage, introducing
the wonderful whirlpool scene of real
;s water, a house struck by lightning, and
r a genuine Deadwood coach drawn by
)1 two horses. Mr. Mayo purchased the
}f old "lied Dog couch" out Wesi cspec>r
ially for this thrilling drama. The sale
11 of tickets is now on at the McLure House
n till nn 4 In. Iinnuil nr/mliupu tn
>f bo crowded, those desiring a good Heat
jr should secure it-at onco.
11 * ?
,g At tuo Operu Hon*? tbl* Kvonlttg.
w Speaking of tho Rising & Hamilton
lo Opera Company, which appears at the
10 Opera House this evening, the PJiiladeli
phia New* says: Tho Rising & Hainilig
ton Opera Company lust evening pro;o
duced Offenbach's sparkling operetta,
y, "The Rose of Auvergne," in a manner
to that delighted an audience which was
i- quite large for a rainy night. J'rof. Milj.
ler's feats in magic and diablerie nston)f
ishcdall present. He is certainly tho
J peer of any wizard ever seen here, and
many of his tricks were original.
l! The Pike county guano factory at Troy,
o Ala.,'burned Saturday morning.
Tho troops of the Ameer of Afghanislo
tan have defeated the forces ot Ishak
>r Kahn at Tashkurgan.
18 Rev. C. 0. Brown, of Dubuque,charges
Rev. II. E. Mott, of the same city, with
Ia plagiarism, in using portions of sermons
10 delivered by Rev. I)r. TaImage.
\V. II. Moaely, tho Cherokee oil kii.g,
who eloped a year ago with a pretty US
! t year-old girl, is at Slielbyville, 111., very
low from consumption. His young wifo
)r is with him.
4, Palmer.& Miloy, winfc merchants and
is importers at 112ll Broadway, New York
a- Cify,lhave made a general assignment
8. for the creditors tc i^imon M. Saunders
with preferences aggregating $1,220.
re William Endloy, an Englishman who
is claims to represent a New York land
l- company, arrived in Birmingham, Ala.,
r- Friday night from Walker county, and
claims that he was robbed during tho
n day of $4,000 by highwaymen.
10 The Secretary of the Treasury Saturll*
day afternoon accepted tho following
bonds: Four cent, registered, $1,301,800
s" at 120; 1 per cent coupons, $20,000 at
n 12!); 4j per cents, registered, $::0,(K)0 at
s" 108; $415,000 at 108J; 4 J per cent, count
pons, $20,000 at 108J.
i-J There is great excitement at Winfield,
,J Kan., over tho discovery of a secret
n military order of Anarchists known as
rl the "National Order of Videttcs" exists
in Cowley and Summer counties. The
ie discovery was made by a detective eniployed
for that purpose, who was
)r Li/lot,.,! fntn tl... amW
ui Prof. William Johnson, of Lehigh
it University, founder of the Stewart
e- School at Garden City, L. I., and author
it of several text booksjn use at Harvard
r? University, has been chosen Principal
ia of the Boys' IHgh School, of Philadelphia,
at a salary of $4,000 a year, nn advance
of S1,:!00 over that previously
,u The annual session of the Evangelical
Association of America is being held at
Dayton, with one delegate present from
each conference throughout the United
j. States and Canada. There are also present
the three bishops?Ksher, Dubs and
0' Bowman, the Missionary Secretary, Rev.
a* Yost, the Treasurer, and Kev. Mr. hauer,
)r agent of the publishing house in Cleveai
Samuel Untermyer, attorney for the
10 Brewers' Association, of New York City,
as lias returned from Knglnnd, where ho
a- had been negotiating with English capitalists
for the establishment of a joint
? brewery in New York with the view of
exporting American beer to England.
ii- Mr. uniermyer nays mat no was emtnently
successful, and the exportation
h will soon begin.
A discovery has just been made which
may afleet the eligibility of two randi12
dates for Congress in Iowa. Hon. J. II.
Preston, of Cedar Rapids, Democratic
Pa candidate for Congress in the Fifth diea
trict, is at present serving as District
Judge, and Judge Reed, the Republican
e' candidate for Congress in the St nth dis??
trict, is a member of the State Supremo
Court. They are both ineligible under
?? the Constitution.
u" It has been given out that George R
. Illfinplifird'H ri-uifriintinn nu (Minir-mitti n
5? the Central Traffic Association was
if. voluntary, notwithstanding that tho posiJj"
tion is a congenial one and worth $18,000
j * a year. Yesterday a Chicago paper
, ? stated that facta have come to the surfaco
which indicate that Mr. BlanchartVs re.
eignation wan forced, and that it was
L?il mainly duo to the hostility of President
King of tho Krie.

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