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A Direct Roule to the Connellsville
Coke Region.
jit a Matter of Viful Importance-Ono
or Die Hrftt Frutta of the Dig
Toriiilnitl SjUcin-Tlio
Full DelftUi.
Yesterday the first formal step was
taken to Incorporate the Wheeling &
Connullsvllle Railroad Company,' to
builil a railroad commencing at or near
tlie city of Wheeling; thence by o practicible
routo to the l'unnsylrania and
West Virginia lineal or near where it in
frosted by Wheeling creek, in Martha!!
county, on in way to the coke fields.
The capital Block of the company la to
be $1,000,000, t> be divided Into shares
of jlOOeach. With two exception, the
incorporators aro active business men o(
Wheeling. Tho exception, are W. A.
Lynch, of Oanto,), and Judge I?. U.
Cochran, both of whom are cloaely identified
with the Terminal Byatem, the lat
ler bei/jjtr nlmo-fc a Wheeling man and
deeply interested iu Wheeling', ad
vancement. tub corporators are: w.
A. Lynch, of Canton, ().; F.J. Ifoarne,
K. II. Cochran, W. A. Isett, J. N. Vance,
(jeorge Wiu\ A. J. Clarke, 0. A. Robinson,
John G. Hoffman? Hunry K. List,
Joseph tJpeldel, Anton Reymann, James
Tmev, K W. O^lebay, John Frew,
W. P. Hubbard.
TilK confluence focc months ago.
Tiie application for a charter is the out*
growth of a conference of Wheeling manuficturers
and business men and some
gentlemen from a distance, held in
this city on December 11 last, a fall report
of which, together with an outline
of the scheme,was printed exclusively in
the Intelligencer of the following
morning. This was the first intimation
the public had that a project so long
and no much discussed waa at last assuming
practical shape. Tho scheme
has in no scubb been changed since it
waa given In the Intklligencek at that
time. Tho object was then and is now
to get to the coke fields and ultimately i
(o make thie road an essential connect- <
imr link between the East and tho West, i
the Terminal system now Hearing com- i
pletion being an important part of the i
work. I
In addition to the direct connection i
with the Connellsville coke fields, it is i
pro pot ed to extend the road by another
branch to connect in the valley of the I
Cheat or Monongahela liver with one of <
the systems now being extended from J
tho West Virginia coke and coal regions i
toward Pittsburgh. Such a connection <
will at least put Wheeling on an even i
looting with Pittsburgh as to access to
the mineral, timber and agricultural
wealth of tho great interior of West Virginia?an
achievement which the most
thoughtful manufacturers of Wheeling
have long regarded as of vital importance
if Wheeling is to hold her own in 1
the march af progress, (
getting to tub coke. ]
The means of access to the West Vir- j
ginin coke regions is not definitely fixed, j
It may be that an independent line may t
prove most advantageous and direct, t
Tho plan is, however, to get there. De- t
tails remain to bo arranged. f
The line to Connellsville has, however, e
bcou' practically located, in a general a
way. Jt will take a southeasterly direc- 1
tion from me cuy, traversing i/tuu mm i
Marshall countics, enter .Washington c
county, Pa., and paes through Greene t
county and thence into Fayotte, to on- i
nelteville. I
The importance of a direct, short and i
independent railroad line to Connellsvillecau
be seen by every citizen of t
Wheeling at a glance. In addition to
the valuable advantages it will give
Wheeling and neighboring manufacturers
in cheaper coke, the road will also j
treverse a rich and virgin country. Tho i
southern portions of Washington and
Uroenu countics, I?a., are entirely de- 1
void of rail way connections with the out- 1
side world. A road from Wheeling *
through that section would draw to this '
city the rich trade of a ooction which
now reaches Pittsburgh with difficulty. '
It docs not require that such a project 1
be dwelt on to mako it apparent to any- (
body interested in Wheeling that this Is '
the thing she has long sought. 1
The moat progressive manufacturers
here have long viewed with uneasiness <
tho enterprise with which Pittsburgh has ,
reached out to monopolize tho coal and |
ore and stone and timber of the Moan- {
tain State. That city has long recognized ,
tho importance of direct and convenient i
access to the rich interior of West Virginia.
Wheeling, Buffering as she does
by tho tuperior facilities enjoyed by
Pittsburgh for reaching the mesent
iiotirce of the coke supply, has Heretofore
Htood idly by and witnessed the extension
of the means of communication
with her own State straight toward Pittsburgh.
Hut now she has aroused from
her lethargic sleep, and proposes instead
of waiting for the interior to comoin and
pour her rictus into tho laps of the
Wheeling people, to indulge in the reaching
out process herself.
The importance of the link for a through
line; the benefits to the city and to the
Terminal system in which it is bo greatly
interested; the increase in importance
of Wheeling as a railway point; the impetus
to the commerce with the section
traversed?si! these are concomitant advantage
which buggrst themselves to
every thoughtful mind,
Utfiieiat Hpluula'n Funeral.
Nlw YrtHK. Anrll lfl?1The funeral cf
Cian. Francis B. Spinola, the Veteran
Democratic statesman aud member of
Congress, took place this morning from
the Church of the Immaculate Qoucep*
tion. A Congressional delegation from
Washingion. ttin members of Shields
i'oat, G. A. it, the Tammany Hall general
committee of tho Sixteenth Assembly
district nnd hundreds of local pollliciaus
aUemltd the fmoral besides the
fatniiy und personal friends of the ueceased.
Went Virginia feualout*
jipfdaI Dl*v*tc\ lo the InUUtucnctr.
Washington, D. 0., April 1U.?Wist
Virginia pensions havo baen allowed today
us follows: Original?Ztne Week*
ly, Nimrod U;yc, John A. Houston, William
T, DtfWiM", Moses McCann, Jesse
Hall,.Joseph Klaiaer. Joseph M. Allen,
William Goodwiu, Kilwaul Plues and
Granville Deems. Increase, JSnoe June.
S?w lNMtoiiMlar In Ilnrboar (Joautf#
facial Dltpatc\ to the InUUioenccr.
Washington, D. 0 , April 10? G. B.
Kkidmore, vice J. Burnett, resigned, has
lmeu appointed postmaster at Kirk, Barbour
Another litis IuvoIm of I nliitna.
Nkw Vohk, April 10.?The ?te?m?r
Mijmtir, Imrn Liverpool, arrived lut
night with 081 (U'erage puteagtts, mostly
Germane. The Uivie, from Naplee,
also arrived lint night with 923 Immigrant!,
with lew exception! til being
A Committee to Consider Additions to
Htwdird Wool taupln.
Washington, April 10. ?Secretary
Foiter has designated a committee, consisting
of Messrs. E. A. Greene, of Philadelphia,
who will act u chairman;
Nicholas Manger, of New York, and
John T. Rich, cf Elba, Mich., whose
duties it will be to advise the Department
what necessity exists for making
additions to the standard wool samples
now in nse in the principal custom
The committee is to viiit the principal
ports of the United States. The special
attention of the committee will be called
to paragraph No.3S0of the act of October
1, 1800, which provides that "whenever
wools of class :s shall have been improved
by the admixture of merino or English
blood, from their present character, as
represented by the stardard samples
now or hereafter to be. deposited in the
principal custom bouses in the United
State*. sucb improved wools Bhall be
classified for duty either as class 1 or as
class i, as the case may be." These persons
will servo without compensation,
but their expenaes will be paid by the
The National Mouejr ayatcui Undur Dlactu.
Ion?Rcceptlun Lut Night.
Kansas City, Mo., April 16.?This
morning's session of the Western States
Coogress was o|ijne 1 with prayer iiy
Bishop Hendricks. James I'eabody, of
Chicago, read a paper on railroad pools,
saying that pools were necessary to
maintain rates and keep them stable.
It was not so much a great business as
a flteadv bnftinetm the railrnflrfa ilnmand.
ed. Gen. Charles W. Blair, of Kansas,
read a paper on transportation ns affecting
commerce and finance. A letter was
read from CbarlcB 8. Smith, President,
calling attention to the improvements of
the Mississippi river, and the import*
ance of protecting the lands from an
Judge VV. R. WiJney, of Los Angeles,
Cal., read a paper on tho National
money pystem. There should be a
limit to bink crcdits. State banks no
longer had power to issue money, but
they created money by tho issuance oi
of bank credits. Sinco they arrogated
to themselves the function of tho State
they should come' under State supervision.
Which should it be? he asked?a
basis of gold that is constantly narrowing
as years go by, and its production
diminishing, coupled with the ever expanding
system of bank credit currency,
subject to expansion and collapse as the
interests or cupidity of banks msy dictate,
or less credit and more actual primary
money in which confidence was
never wanting?
Upon re-assembling in the evening
iddresses were made upon ttie money
question by T. S. Coast, of Illinois, and
b*rof. Binckmar, of Kansas. The contention
then adjourned to the Commercial
Club, where a reception was tenlered
the delegates.
laa It In for Home I'aople 111k?Will un
the Platform Again.
Nsw Yohk, April 10.?Miss Anna E.
Dickinson was ia this city yesterday,
lonsulting with her counsel, Howe <&
Itimmel. She told Mr. Hummel she
loped he would "Hay the .Philadelphia
>eople alive" on the trial, and declared
hat ehe wanted "the sword of the Lord
indof Gideon to descend on thecreaures
who had immured her in Danville
or five weeksand a day." Miss Dickinon
told a reporter yesterday that it was
iltogether probable that she would be
icard on the lecture platform witbiu a
ortnisht. She Mt that she had a mis
ion to perform; that she bad something
o say in which tho public was deeply
ntereated, and besides she needed
noney. The eaid she was residing volmtarily
with Dr. Seward at Goshen, N.
I., and that she expected within a nhort
ime to be completely restored to health.
Millionaire* ou a Tour of Observation.
Chicago, April 10 ?-Chauncey M. De>ew,
accompanied by CorneliuB Vander>ilt,
H. McK. Twomblcy, E. V. R. Roaliter
and President Ledyard, of the
Michigan Central, arrived in Chicago
bis afiornoon on a special train. "We
ihall leave to-night for the West," said
Mr. Depew, "going as far as Denver via
Dmaha. We shall visit Leadville aud
return via Kaneaa City. Merely a tour
>f observation, that is all. We shall
jomplete it and be back in New York
>ne week liom next 6aturday nlgbt."
Chicago KUotluii Iteturnii.
Chicago, April 10?The official cantrassof
the vote cist at the late Mayorilty
election has been completed in
twenty-eight of tho thirty-four wards and
ihe result gives Hempstead Waihburne
(Rep.) a plurality of 3,2110 over Oreiger
(Dem.), a net gain of JIM on Waslr*
burne s side as compared with the reports
on the nightof tho election.
Latkk.?Tho ofllcial canvass was practically
completed late thin tventng, and
the result is a plurality of 1,1)04 for, Washburne.
Another Cigarette Smoker iu Tumble.
Clevk^and, 0., April 10.?Joseph U.
Dubroy, a clerk ia the Eaulid Avenue
Bank, yesterday stole $-.000, which he
offered to carry loathe American Ek
prt'EUt OIUCH. IJ4BI infill) UUUtVJi IU ww?*?pany
with Lowis Oitell and two pifltera
named Annie and Nelliu Mc.Veriiy, left
Iho city togelhrron a train luiind for
]>ittaburgh.,The bank often $600 for Dubroy's
arrest. He is twenty-two years
old, about 8 feet i indies tall, with
smooth face, dark hair nail btaring eyes.
11 o la a good musician ami a constant
clguette arnokcr, Tbo two girli arc
vory pretty.
A Cumberland HmU Uraokad.
Cumberland, Mn., April 10.?Tills
morning, between 2 and 3 o'clock, tbo
safe in tbs Cumberland Brewing Company's
office in tbii city was blown open
by burglars, and botwoeu $40 and $50"
taken therefrom. Tho safe was completely
demolished, as were all the windows
tu tho building. A watchman and
llreuian were asleep in the building at
the lime, but heard no noise. No clue
to the robbers
Kmltrtxlrd Ooaot) Kunda.
SBKi.nrvit.Li, t*D, April 1(1.?Michael
Pom, ax-Treasurer of this (Shelby)
county, haa beeu indicted for embc tiling
113,000 of the ounty funds. The bondsmen
art) poshing tqe prosecution notwithstanding
that I'osa turned over
$7,000 or fa,000 of property to indemnify
Piedmont i'uaitjlllce liubbad.
Cumubhlakd, Mi>., April 10.?Lut
night the poslolUco at Piedmont, about
thirty miles west of here, was robbed of
stamps#nd money to the amount of $10.
The burglars gained entrance to the
office by prying open the back door.
UIIU* Lut Term In thi Uoua*.
Vmspnoy, Kt., April 16.?Roger Q.
Mills, o( Texas, while visiting friends
here, stated that lie would not stand for
re-election to the lower House of Con'
grass; that he waa serving his lut term,
It the people of his State desired to keep
him in public life, they must send him
to tho United Stales Senate.
Explains to the Chamber of
Deputies the Situation
Willi ltespeut to (lie New Orleans
AlTair?No Vlglitlnj; to be Indulged
In?Ills Utterances
Are Applauded.
Ron*, April 16.?The Marquis di
Kadini in the Chamber of Deputies today
waa questioned in regard to Mr.
Blaise's answer to the last communication
the United States Secretary of State
bad received from the Italian Premier
on the subject of the New Orleans lynching.
The Marquis, during the course of
hlB reply to the interrogation, spid that
Italy could not admit tbe irresponsibility
of the United Stales in regard to tbe
acts ot the single States of tbo Union.
This was a question, be added, wbicb
interests every civilized Government aa
well as Italy.
In conclusion the Marquis said that be
did cot fear political diflioultiea between
Italy nod the united states, but it was
a matter of regret that so highly civil*
ized a country as the United 8t*tes
should not falfli the duties of justice and
In political circles some disappointment
is expressed with Mr. Blaine's re*
ply. It is characterized as vague and
iuconclusive, and as insisting merely on
the stultu quo.
The concluding remark of the Marquis
was greeted with an outbreak of general
In the course of his reply to the interpellations,
the Premier said that on
learning of the certainty that four of the
lynched men were Italians, the Italian
Government immediately directed the
attention of the United States Government
to the matter and received from
that Government satisfactory assurances,
which were afterwards personally
confirmed by Mr. Porter, the United
8tates Minister. The Premier then read
the telegram which President Harrison
sent to the Governor of Louisiana on
March 10, and added that the Italian
Government, like President Harrison,
demanded that the guilty parties be
brought to justice and that indemnity
bo granted to the families of the vie*
As the action of the United States, con- (
tinned the Premier, had not correspond- ,
ed with its promises, tho Italian Gov- '
?rnment was constrained to demand a <
formal assurance that the guilty parties (
should ba denounced and that the title
to indemnity should bo admitted in
principle. The United States Government,
however, failed to give this aesur
ance, replying that the Constitution of ,
the United States did not permit the
Federal Government to interfere in .
State aflairs.
The Premier then proceeded to give a j
detailed account of the negotiations between
the Italian and American Govern- ,
mente, ending with the order to Baron j
Fava to tako his departure on leave of
absence, seeing that he had proved tho ,
inutility of diplomatic action. The .
Marquis Imperial! was instructed to j
state that the incident would not be j
closed until the Federal Government c
bad explicitly declared that legal pro- ,
caediugs asainat the lynchers would bo ,
promptly begun. Premier di Kudini
expreased himself as being confident of
tho ultimate settlement of the wholo i
matter in a manner favorable to tbe
rights of Italy and of thoBe of all civil- .
i/.ed Governments, all of whom were ,
one with Italy on the point at issue. If 1
it were proved to be impossible to obtain 1
a favorable solution of the problem, <
grave complications would not arise, i
hut he would deem it a matter of pto- <
found regret tbat tho people of the i
United States, so advanced in civilization
should show themselves far re- <
moved from tbe principles of right and c
justice universally proclaimed and scru- I
pulouely observed in Europe. f
These sentiments were loudly cheer- I
ed. At tbe conclusion of the address t
the intorpellatora expressed tbeir ap- <
proval of tha conduct of tho Italian t
government in tbe matter, and as being |
BituQed with the explanation made by i
Premier dl Rudini. Tbe Tribunu says
that .Secretary Blaine aims, above all,
to divert the attention of Italy from the
real question at issue. Bat this, it adds, 1
will not easily be done. The Opioru ap- |
piaudstho declaration of Premier di Kudini,
but siys the public onght to reserve
its judgment on tbe affair until
tbo text of Mr. Blaino's last note is |
After the adjournment of the Cham- ,
ber an Associated Prets correspondent ,
culled upon the Marquis di Kudini and !
asked him if it was possible for him to ;
give an opinion for publication in regard
to the reply of the United States Secretary
of State, Mr. Blaine, to his (the
Marquis di Kudiui'n) last note on the
subject of the New Orleans lynching. In
reply the Ma:quis said in snbalance tbat
tbe cabled summaries of Mr. Blaine's
reply tbat bad been sent to Rome and
which be had seen in tho public press
of this city, were too brief and otherwise
Inadequate for hint to form a definite ,
opinion, much less, givj nn opinion for
publication If be felt justified in adopting
the latter course 01 action.
The Muiquis added that be preferred
not to say anything further while awaiting
the receipt of the full text of Mr.
Blaino'e reply, except that he was now
and bad always been, sincerely desirous
of a friendly solution of the difficulties at
present existing between tbe Italian
Government and the Government of tbe
United Siatts. Though tbe full correspondence
given out in Washington
yesterday was telegraphed to London by
Reutei's Telegram Company, and was
published in tbe English papers, only a
summary was telegraphed from London
to the Italian papera on account of tbeir
disinclination to pay the tolls from
London for tbe lull correspondence.
This explains tbe above remarks of the
Marquis ut Kuaiui.
rronloent OosKraHinBii Approva ot BU
Itrpl; to Kuillul.
Wasbinqtos, D. 0., April 1(1.?Secretary
Blaine's latter to tbe Marquis di
Kudini waa the principal Bubject of comment
to-day among tbe lew national
legialatora now in the city. Senator
Uanderion aald that the letter waa an
admirable document, vigorous and thoroughly
American. "1 am very glad,"
aaiil he, "that Ur. Blaine gave to the
pnblic Iuly'a demand. Never waa any
request more abturd."
Senator liawley said that the Secretary
bad taken a perfectly proper and honorable
poeition. "the wholo thing ia
not worth talking about," remarked
Senator Plumb. "Suppose the Italian
Minister ia recalled. Who carea? Hia
departure ia oi no more consequence to
tbe American people than II the
bmana vender who prealdea
over a push cart ahould close
out bualueaa and dccided to go home.
Ita juet one man leea to board, and
that's the onlunbject for thought there
la in the whole matter. Of course there
Is got to he a lot of letter writing over
the affair, but Mr. Blaine is attending to
that most admirably. No one could do
any ljetter. '
KnglUb Conainu on BUln?r? B*p|j.
Loni/on, April 10.?The Globe and St
Jam*i Qaxcttc this evening publiih com
menta upon Ur. Blaine'a reply. Botb
papere agree in the opinion that Mr.
Blaine'a note ia an able atate paper. The
Tima this morning commenting upon
(he Mafia society, says: "Wecansym- R
pathiae with tbe people o I the United
States in their determination not to allow
vile social diseases like tbe Mafia to
take root. It ia only jnat to remind our
kinsfolk, however, that they displayed T]
very little indignation where practices
akin to tbe Mafia were employed here
by Irish-American extremists. W
rail Baaolutlona Denoaoolnc LoglaUtlv#
Action Bad Id Relation to Mlaei.
Special Ditvalch to Uie InkUlocnccr.
Charleston, W. Va., April 10.?Tbe
Kanawha Coal Exchange held Pr
meeting at tho Hotel Rnffner to-day, at p0
which every mine in the Kanawha dig- 0'<
trict was represented. The following ati
preamble and resolutions were adopted: ap
Wukbbas, The Legialature of West rei
Virginia at its last session paased two _<
laws materially and injuriously affecting
the coal interests of the Kanawha Val- cel
ley, aa well as all other sectiona of tbe ale
State, one of said lawa being known as tn
House bill No. 140, taking effect Juno th
5, 1891, in relation to tbs> payment of .
laborers' wages, and tbe other known as c"
House bill No. 150, taking eflect June 7, '
1891, providing for the weighing and in
measuring of coal before the same is thi
screened; therefore be it o!
Hooked, Bv tbe operators of coal Bid
mines in the Kanawha valley, that we Bii
condemn the baate and inconsiderate die
action of tbe Legislature in passing sucb sta
laws, the operation of which will aeri- a c
nusly retard the development of the coi
State, and being advised ttiat the same hii
aro in violation of the Constitution of a 1
the State, we pledge ourselves to resist chi
4k?! f .1? -II 1 I J,
lueir "uiurct-iuuui. uy mi icjcni wenae, uic
Rnohtd Tbat each operator will con- wa
tioue his bnainesa aa heretofore. No
The reao'.ulioDs were aliened by a rep- ex
reseutative from every mine in the Ka- Kl
nnwha diatrict. Otber buaineaa was we
transacted bat it waa secret and witb Bit
the exception ol the resolutions (ti veil, tht
the proceedings were not made public, hat
? ? lar
TliK NAilB I'll&KUED.
The Went VliKiulA Pre?bjtery llecomci
the I'rribitvry of Parkerebarg. Th?
Special Dumtch to the InUUiamccr.
pABKKBfiiiuiia, W. Va., April 10.?-The C
West Virginia Presbytery no longer the
exists. By its own action the name has fou
been changod to the Presbytery of all
Parkersburg, which will be fally appre- and
ciated. Last night the Presbytery held a fr
a public session, at which there was a Mia
good audience. Mr. 0. H. Bukey, tho
Trinity's orgauist, and the Presbyterian m.
choir furnished good music. Rev. J. H. *
Flanagan, of Grafton, spoke on "Home fPP
Missions and Sustentation." Rev. H. 'n8
W. Torrence, of Charleston, discuseed *fhi
"Foreign Missions." Kev. 8. G. Board- J|f?
tnan, of Clarksburg, had for his subject *Iai
"Ministerial Education." Mr. Rogers, ?ha
}f Michigan, read a paper on "Sunday g1?
Schools." The addresses were short,
interesting and profitable. *?r
Immediately after, a brief closing bni.
jession of tho Presbytery was held, ana "Qy
the Presbytery adjourned. ?
Before closing ita sessions, the Presby- f"e
;ery selected Point Pleasant as the next 'zeB
alace cf meeting and the third Tuesday JJitJ
n September as tho time. Rev. Mr. be
McDonald, of Kingwood, and Elder
smith, of Charleston, were elected as m
lommissi oners to tbu General Assembly g(
it Detroit. ______ dica
Parkersburg Ncffi Note*.
ftxctal Ditpatch to the JnteUiuincer. rt,ac
Parkkrsbuko, W. Va., April 10.? jnv,
Early this mornidg a freight train on the Dor
Marietta Branch, between McGinn's *
Station flni! ftanntitntinn. wnn limllv SCOr
?recked. Five loaded cars in the iulii- *|
He ot the train jumped tbe track and ,
iomplettly Barron nded a duelling house K I!
icar by. No fatalities are reported.
Mrs. Annie Foley, tbe divorced wife
>t Eli Garnett, both nf this city, tried to *
:ouiniit suicide by jumping into the 13
Kanawha river near the upper ferry, trail
She was saved with difficulty by the on t
erryman. The marriage of Garnett to ?
mother woman ia supposed to be the ,
:auso of tbe rash act. When rescued I?"1
the eaid she was sorrow she had not JjJf.
tone to tbe Ohio Kiver railroad bridge '!
uid jumped off.
Patron) lvHtiln's Appropriation for Chicago. T
Harrisbubo, Pa., April 10.?In the J?h
Houso to-day tbe bill providing for a
State display at tbe World's Fair and 8ay
making an appropriation of $300,000
therefor, was amended so as to include
the Governor and Lieutenant Governor
In tbe commission, thus increasing tbe
membership to thirteen. An attempt A
was made to reduce tbe amount from to t
$300,000 to $200,000, but this was de- be i
ieated and tbe bill as amended passed to V
its third reading and now lies over for flot
Qnal passage. $05
A BoiIdcm College Ch?rt?r<(t. t.\
tycrtal Dupotch to the Jntriltyenccr.
Charleston, W. Va., April 10.?The jnB,
West Virginia Business College, of <j
Ularksburg, with a capital of $5,000 and act
the privilege of increasing it to $25,000, 1
was chartered to-day. Tbe stockholders per
sre A. O. Davis, of Alfred Centre, N. Y., 112
W. H. Navia, of New Melton, and Ernest T
B. Morris, W. M. Morris and P. M. Long, tar:
ot Clarksburg. tar
A 14 VFtt" Year Marlon County. cJja
Special Dlwtich to the InUUujcnccr. rj
Fairmont, W. Va., April 16.?From prj
the action of the County Court which is the
now in session, this will be a "wet" year
in Marion county. Out of fifteen ap- 0 i;
plicants for license. Fairmont gets 5, n"
Mannington 3 and Farmlngton 2: scat* 9?'
teiing 5.
* for
A Prominent Clint leatonlan Dead. tbe
f&xcial Dispatch to Uu Intelligencer. ?xi
1X7 v. a~.n in ru..*
wiiAniiBinu.i, IT. v A | apill iu, vi|)lx J[
W. H. Truslow, an old river roan and Ire
one ot the prominent citizens ol tbla 1nI
place, who was the Republican candi- ?Jj?
date lor Mayor two yeara ago, died to- f"
day, a*od 71. ?0
Next Mprllnc of tb? 8UU BIrtlleal HoeUtr. 1
t^nicd DtipaUA to Uu Inttiltotnur. by
Ciurlikton, W. Va., April 10.?Dr. H?
D. Mayer, Secretary ol the State Med- ?lc
ioal Society, announces that the next ''?
meeting 0! the Bociety will be held at
Fairmont on June 10,11 and 13. *w<
SlatUrly Kuocked Oat bjr Spilling*.
Rocuutbr, K. Y., April 10.?About stri
fllty ol the local sporta left in a special ""
car laat night to attend tbe Spilling*- 'Jj'
Slatterly price light. Tbe stake was Val
$250 a aide and the fight took place this *
morning at 3:30 o'clock, near the State . ,
line, not far from Bradford, Fa. Spillinga
bad the beat ol the fight from the j"
start and knocked Slatterly down aev- P
oral times, winning In tbe ninth round
by knocking hie man out. Both men Jl
are Rocheaterlans, and bare fought in !"
publio before. 0?
DMInelln rir* nt Kvans*llle, '
Etaksvilu, Ihd, April 10.?A most ^1
destructive fire broke out this morning JJj
in tbe wholesale drug house of Ohas. f0,
Leech & Co. The slock ia a total loan, agi
Inaurance $00,000; loea $510,000. Dixon lei
Mickey $ Co., wholesale boots and ha
ahotr, were damaged to the extent of an
$1CX).000. Loea on buildings, $60,000; Ni
00 inaurance, bn
irmingham Gives Him the
Warmest Welcome Yet.
hlch Claimed the President's Attention
During the Hi; Bear
Upon the Industries of
the New South.
Bibmikohav, Ala., April 10.?The :
esidential party left Atlanta for this 1
int by way of tbe Georgia Pacific at 9 I
jock. A (treat crowd assembled at tbe !
ition, and loud calls were mado for a
eech from tbe President, to which be i
iponded britfly, thanking tbe people J
Atlanta for the cordiality of their re- ]
ption of blm. Secretary Wanamaker ,
*> spoke for a few minntea. As tbe i
in left tbe city tbe Atlanta artillery, '
a crack military organization of the J
y, fired a salute. ' I
rbe President showed great interest <
tbe celebrsted Bed Hills of Georgis, l
a cotton plantations and the evidences
enterprise to be seen on every r
le. A feature ot tbe rnu to t
rtningham was the prominent t
iplay of the American colors at all tbe t
tions. Tallapoosa gave the President <
sordial reception. Mavor Head wel- a
ned the President and introduced c
n to the peoplo, to whom ho made t
jrief speech that was received with t
eers. There was a great crowd at Aniton,
and the recaption of the party
s most enthusiastic. Hon. Jobu ,
ble, Mayor of Anniston, introduced
I.Ieutunant Governor John M. M,
eroy, who delivered an address of
lcome. The President's reception at P
mingham was a genuine ovation and v
i demonstration was the noisiest that fi
? been experienced on the trip thuo ^
-??? f
ruoEBKcoims FIKED. V
? Ladlea' Executive Committee Appoints J'|
tier buooeanor.
line ago, April 16.?Miss Couzins, of ],
World's Fair Commission, to-day d
nd that her private pipers, desk and 0
her documents had been removed
1 nothing left bat the typewriter and ti
amed motto, "Love one another."
is Couzins turned the motto's face to
wall and was then ready for business. ^
) Ladies' Executive Committee has w
minted as a successor to Miss Couz- w
Mrs. Suean 0. Cook, of Tcnuissee, la
3 was declared "Acting Secretary of hi
World's Fair Board of the Lady tb
angers, vice Phuobo Couzins, din- at
rued." Aside from tho deadlock in as
Woman's Department, the World's b<
r is doing quite well. Preliminary or
k on one of the main groups of
idings was begun at Jackson Park to*
lifs Couzins in a communication to It
St. Louis Globe-Democrat character- ^
the proceedings as ua high-handed
rage" and the charges against her to "
of the most unfoundea character." P,
* ~~ w
rhoUaale Forg?rjr .by u U rncerjman.
oston, April 10.?Developments in- th
iting a wholesale ayatem of forgery, llJ
ch from present indication will jjj
:h a high figure, are the results of an
jstigation iuto the affairs of Peter 8u
tabue, a missing Cambridge grocer,
he alleged victims, numbered by the jj,
e. Tho forgeries aro of notes and ?
lira find I'm SnlaKaft/l natllfiD nan tkn I''
uuu hiu luieironu on; ?uw
mot of money realized by Donahue cc
ir og known at present will reach H
00. n
. rc
rnight Train Quel Through a Treltl*. 'J'
altimork, Mn, April 10.?A freight *'
a of thirteen cars and three engines
he Maryland Central railroad, broke
ingh a trestle tbis morning at Falls- bh
near this city. Kins men were on r,
train. Three wero killed and two
ired. Tbe otbeis were able to jump ?'
escaped. Tbe cars quickly caught "
and were consumed. "I
be killed and injured are: Killed?
n Martin, James Sodson, Benjamin }e
tcebankB. Injured?Charles Walls "
Waller Hawkins. The physicians J"
that Walls and Hawkins will live. J"
ttorney General Miller waa reported n
>e somewhat better yesterday, though oi
is still Very weak. pi
Wednesday at Dallas, Tex., the Todd 11
iring mill and elevator burned. Loss, .
,000; iuearance, $50,000.
1. 8. Gilbert's grain elevator at Utica,
was destroyed by fire last night. 8>
is estimated at $60,000, with small n
n ranee. b
he Brooks wholesale liquor license h
prescribing regulations lor the sale h
iquor by wholesale has pissed the u
insylvania House finally by a voto of r<
to til. ?1
'he Dispatch, having on board Secre- f
f of State Blaine and Assistant Secre* J-1
f Bolel of the Navy, arrived off "
-trfM Man ran vertterdav and pi
inged salutes with the fort.
'he executors o( Uie will of tbe late
see Napoleon have formerly asked' <J
French government's permission to al
>r hia remains at Ajaccio, the capital jt
Corsica, where Napoleon I teas born, j,
'lie American Live Stock Commission el
Dpany has sued the Kansaa City Livo b
ck Exchange for $100,000 damaiies C
tbe injury to its business through d
expnlaion of tbe American from the h
change. ai
>r. J. P. Fox, M. P., for Kings county,
land, called at the World's Fair head- 11
irtera yesterday to make Inquiries
iceroingtheExpositlon. HeexpressInterest
in the enterprise and prom1
that there would bet fine exhibit J
m Ireland. Ii
'ho jury in the $23,000 suit brought j,
Henry Baua, a carpenter of Wood p
Ten, Long laland, agalnat the Hev. f
>yaiua Su liens, pastor of St. Joseph's j
man Catholic church, for alleged tl
mation of bifl wife's affections, s
arded the plaintiff $1,000 damages,
featerday morning the four-story
tiding at Russell and Harvey
eels, Covington, Ky., ocoupied by Cl
I P. Goldsmith base bill and toy facto- ,,
was destroyed by flre.entallidga Iobs $30,000
or $40,000. The stock was ?
ued at $26,000, wlih some inaurasce. '!
Phe Secretary of the Interior baa cent ?
slegram to the Kegiater and Receiver
the Land Office at Ashland, Wis., bos- f
ading indefinitely bis orders authorog
Ultngs within what is known as the
laha railroad land grant. This action
taken on information that serious
inble would be likely to follow the ^
ening of the lands to ssttlement. 3
tho Winner Investment Company, of l
msas City, has made an assignment, i
i schedule of tbe assets and liabilities \
filed. The company was capitalised I
' $700,000 originally, but about a year i
a lbs capital wu increased by a new t
ue ol $900,000 of stock. Tbe company
a been dealing in bonds and mortgages
d other securities with branches in 1
>w York and Boston, where a great I
ilk of the securities were disposed of, i
I? Almost ft Till tit; or th? Pftat?More Man
Going to Work Dally?Women Rioter*.
Boottdali, Pa., April 10.?Another
break in the ranks of the strikers occurred
to-day. The Summit plant of Frick
& Co., which shut down when the rioting
began, resumed this morning with fortysight
men, orabontone-thirdof the men
necessary to ran the works in full. The
strikers still ont are using all efforts to
Indnce these forty-eight men to come
out again. Labor leaders who denied
tbat the Tyrone works were in operation
with a" full" quota of men, now admit
that it la true. Frick reports more men
t work to-day than on any previous day.
rhe best evidence that tbe Frick Company
is making coke Is fonnd in the
booksof the railroad company. Seventy:wo
cars were shipped last Saturday and
104 yesterday,
lteborts are to the effect that the men
remaining out will take a secret ballot to
letermine whether to remain out or resura
to work. It is said the feeling is
rery strong against a continuance of the
itrlke. Seventy-nine families were served
fith notices of eviction yesterday, and
he work will be continued until all the
itrikera have been notified. Telegrams
lave been received at labor headquarera
reporting tbe arrival this morning
>f two carloads of Italians at tho Whitley
and Llppincott works.
The sheriff Is stillarreetingtbeTrotler
ioters. They refuse to give bail and go
o jail. Nearly half tbe rioters are
romen, who take their children with
hem to jail. The inquest on tbe vieims
of toe Morewood riot was resumed
t Greensburg this morning. The evilence
adduced showed that the strikers
Lireatened to burn the works and force
he men to auit work.
Lccelvcd by the Strikers Last Night?Italians
IJrolight Into the Region.
Scottdalk, Pa., Apnl 10 ?The much 1
iromieed aid materialized this evening,
rben Jamt-s McBride, the local repreentative,
who has been in conference
rith the Executive Councils of the Fedration
of Labor and the United Mino .
Workers, arrived from Columbus with a "
lrge sum of relief money. Oo reaching '
tie labor headquarters be wus besieged I
y committees from nearly every plant <
1 the region, and several thousand 1
ollara were quickly disbursed. Labor 1
fficials say the sum received is sufficient i
) carry ou the strike several more ]
eeks. Tho operators, however, con- *
nue their inroads on the strikers' ranks. *
Twenty-sir Ita'ians arrived at the 1
ammit mines to-day, where they are *
i go to work in the morning, and more c
o expected. A batch < f 200 Italians *
ere also shipped into Whitney. They t
ill be used to break the strike, and a
bor leaders are now among them in the t
3pe of intluoncing them to abandon fl
leir intentions The eviction notices i
Morewood will expire Sunday, and
i a number of families have thus far "
sen unable to secure houses, the labor f
ganization will engage tents for tbdin.
Will IteaUttlie 8-iIonr Demand. a
Tkrrb Hautk, Isd, April 10.?The t
idiana bituminous coal operators have
cided to resist theJi-bour movement J
inounced for May 1, and will refueo to 4
ly for mining before the coal is screen1.
It has also been declared that the \
age schedule for the year beginning ?
ay 1 shall be on the basis previous to ?
is year, that is 5 cents less for the Burner
months than fur winter, and that ?
ie rate shall be 15 cents a ton lees than t
lid lor block coal.
lit Brought Under the 0>Hour Statute.
Indianapolis, Inu., April 10.?Williu
L. 6mitb, an employe of tbe Big
jur system, has brought suit against Ibe
itnpuny under tbe eight-hour statute,
e alleges that be worked twelve hours
ery day, and brings suit against tbe
>ad to recover wages for tbe extra ball
ty worked for (1(12 days at tbe rate of
. 45 per day.
A Grip Victim CummltH Suicide.
Purdy Station, N. Y., April 10.?A
cond tragedy was enacted in tbe old
ockwood homestead last night. Old
esse Lockwood, who, while insane
om the eflecta of tbe grip clubbed bis
;cd wife to death, committed suicide
te last nigbt. He wus examined yesirday
as to his sanity, and decided to
a insane beyond doubt. Be was to
ave been taken to tbe asylum after the
urial of his wife. The deputy sheriffs
ml not kept a very strict watch over
ockwood because it wan thought he
ail passed the dangerous point aud
as only a harmless lunatic. Last
iglit Lockwood poured a lot of kerosene
if into a con and mixed it with red
epper and alcohol, lie tbeu drank the
lixtnre, and when found was dead.
. .Stranger Commit* Sulcldn Hi Pekln, Ilia.
Pxkin, Ills., April 10.?A stranger who
ive the name of Manuel Laflery, comlitted
suicide In a hotel here last nigbt
y shooting himself through the head,
to arrived from tho East, and alter be
ad registered went directly to his room,
ndressed and got into bed, placed tbe
ivolver back of bis right oar and fired.
Is was about 35 years old, well dressed
ud gave bis residence as Kushville,
nil. Mo pspers were found by wbich
e could bo identified.
Mgrdcrrd by n Burglar.
Eiwakdsvili.*, Ind., April 10.?Thos.
'. Clark, a groceryman, was awaksneil
k an early hour by a burglar in an adlining
room. He ran to capture the
urglar who tired twice at him without
Ju t, Meanwhile the thief bad been .
acking out into the hallway when
llark rushed at him again, and aa be
id so Mrs. Clark came running to ber
nsband'e afslatance. The burglar fired
t her and tbo ballet struck her in the
reast, producing lata! wound. The
mrdorer escaped.
Murdered for Nothing.
Chicago, April 16.?Grocery clerk
ohn Trom, while carrying a show case
lto bis employer'a store iaat night,
ratled against apaaser-by. The stranger
ulled a long dirk and plnnged it into
rom'e breast. So quicker was the deed
one that the witnesses tailed to realise
10 crime until the murderer diaapeared.
Trom died in a lew minutes.
Tti* Other Mmi Had a Clan.
Psoru, III , April 18? KufasEuton,
olored, was shot five times and instantr
killed at the St. Julien restaurant this
torning by John Deitwig. Eaaton bad
lireatened the life oi Deitwig many
imea and at the time of meeting this
lorning had a butcher's cleaver nnder
is coat. The coroner's jury is now in
sssion over the remains.
A Father v... 111. Sod m n Hbl.ld.
CiiKYKtiNB, Wro., April 16?In a fight
ntween James McDermott and Tom
laddon last Tuesday, in the Big Horn
issiu, McDermott's four-year-old ion
ras nsed by his father as a shield and
ras killed outright, while liia father was
tally waunded. McDermott and his
rife had quarrelled, and the woman fled
o the ranch of Madden.
The steamer Lncv P. Miller, from New
fork to Bangor, Me., went ashore on
jogtliirk at the south end of Ward's
aland, Hell Gate, Wednesday night.
Of Dr. John R. Pipes and Taylor
Foreman Last N gh*,
Tbe Kvldcnce of a Numb r of W11
ne*?en Taken li.ikt \inht---No
Particularly Important Dovelupmeiits?The
Tbe case of Sr. John R. Pipee and
Taylor Foreman, charged on the affidavit
of William Branatroup, with taking Irom
a grave in tbe Infirmary cemetery, on or
about tbe 18th day of January last, the
body of Henry Watobecker, came np lor
a preliminary hearing before Jnatice of
tbe Peace George Arkle laat night.
At 7:30 the office was filled with a
crowd of witneaaea aud spectators, and
it had to be cleared before the hearing
could begin. Capt. B. B. Dovener waa
on band to represent thedefeuae and
Prosecuting Attorney Howard conducted
the prosecution.
The first witness waa William Branatroup,
tbe engineer .at the Infirmary,
aud the man who made the affidavit
upon which the warrant wen issued. He
said: "I am employed aa engineer at
the Ohio county Infirmary; I woa there
in January last; I knew Watstecker; be
died on the seventeenth of January; lie
was buried in the cemetery of the Infirmary,
about a quarter of a mile from
?t.? . T ?n?. ?Un ,,r^n
kUU ifuiiuiuK , A. aun IUD jjmiD ufmucu
last Mondav; the body was not in it; I
Baw the body in tho coffin in the grave
at the time it was placed there alter
death; I am sure of the grave in which
the corpse waa placed; the grave was
opened on last Monday by Isaac Litten
and Joseph Campbell; I do not koow
when the body was removed from the
grave; Taylor Foreman waa superintendent
at the time the body waa ouried; I
know Dr. Pipes bv sfghtonly; he was
.here the day after Watabecker died; he
:ame oat on the four o'clock motor and
talked to the Infirmary; I saw him and
Foreman coming from the hospital to
iio house; Wakbecker waa buried after
['ipes went away; Pipes was there once
ifler that; I saw him talking to Forenan
; ho came out in a buggy with a
ady j it was about a month later; I was
tot at the graveyard the day the body
if Watabecker was buried: I saw it the
icxt evening; we wentoutand dug the
tody up and found it there; I have not
een the body since; the body was taken
o the graveyard in a wagon; a number
>f inmates of the institution were with
Cross-questioned by Captain Dovener:
'Did you ever see any other physician
rom Wheeling out at the infirmary?"
'Yes, sir."
''Was it not common for physician*
nd others to come to the iufirmary and .
nake an inspection oi it?"
"Others came when they cared to. It
vna the fact that Watabecker died the 1
ame day that made it look strange for a <
[octor to come out there."
"Have there not beon some changes
n the political complexion o( the infirmry
management within the past few
At this point Mr. Howard objected,
nd he and Captain Dovener argued as
o the sufficiency of the evidence the
Japtain wished to introduce. After a
ew minutes talk Mr. Howard withdrew
lis objection aud tho question was al
owed. Captain Dovener went on to
irovo that there bad been changed in
he politics of the infirmary managenent
several times within the past two
'ears and that tho managers and em>loyes
who are now making charges
igainst each other are of different poliice.
Upon a direct question from Captain
Dovencr as to who robbed the grave,
3ranstroup admitted that he did not
enow who had committed the robbery,
tnd that he bad no direct knowledge
hat the defendants had any connection,
vith it. Ho was positive, however, that
he body had been taken and that it was
lot in the coffin when the grave was
)pened last Monday.
Captain Dovener then read the warant
to Branstroap and asked him if he
iad sworn to the contents of it. Mr.
Sranstroup admitted that he had, but
laid that he did not know that the war*
-ant unqualifiedly asserted that Dr.
Pipes and Taylor Foreman had robbed
,he grave, lie aaid he supposed they
iad done it, and had sworn out the war'ant
on that ground. He said that
Dreigbton and Higgs had led him to
luppose that these men had done the
obbery. Thoro was then considerable
juestioning as to the relations of initnacy
between Branstroup and a Mrs.
Douglas, at one time a uurae in the Inirmary,
but it brought out nothing of
ntoreet to the case.
Branstroup said that ho first suspected
ihat the body was not in the grave the
aight it was buried because the grave
*as not filled up that night He and an
nmate of the Infirmary went down to
the graveyard the next night and opened
:be grave to see if the body was there,
lud they found it all right. This, he
laid, allayed his suspicions and he had
ao further reason to suspect that the
<rave had been robbed till it was opened
:his week and the body was found
Branstroup gave some further evijcnce
as to circumstances and things
about the Infirmary, bat nothing that
bad any direct bearing upon the case.
Thomas Higgs was next called. He
laid that he knew Or. Pipes and Taylor
foreman, but did not know Watabecker.
Mr. Howard aekeil u lie nan ever oau
any conversation with Mr. Foreman
boat opening a grave and taking a body
Iroin the cemetery. Mr. Hlggs replied
that be had not. Mr. Howard then
ihanged the* form of hia qucation and
uked: "Did yon ever have any conversation
with Taylor Foreman that would
indicate to yon that he wanted you to
jpen a grave?" Captain Dovcner objected,
and Mr. Howard then changed
tbe form ol the question again.
"Mr. Foreman and Dr. Pipes are
charged with having tak*n a body from
the grave yard at the Iofirmary. Do
von know anything about it?"
"I do not."
He then laid: "I bad a conversation
with Taylor Foreman about tbe time
Walabecker is aaid to have died. I met
blm near the Elm Grove station and he
uked me if I wanted to earn $2, I asked
what I was to do. At that point we were
interrupted and no more was said. He
went one way and I went tbe other. I
do not remembor what it was that interrupted
us, but I think some one called
to me and I tamed, and be went one
way aod I the other. When he asked me
if I wanted to earn $2, I think I replied
that it depended upon what was to be
done. Before this charge was made
against Foreman I said nothing about
that conversation to any one. I did not
think anything of It at that time. W.T.
Chambers, of Elm Grove, a witness for
the defense, was called out of tarn and
detailed a conversation be bad had the
morning before with Branstronp, in
which Branstronp aald he had not ased
the language attributed to him in tbe
affidavit, and that he was coming to town
to eee Justice Arkle aboqt it.
James Crelghton was next sworn, and
wu taken in hand by Mr. Howard. "I
am employed at the Infirmary; I know
Dr. Pipes; I saw him at the Infirmary
once; I remember the time of Watsbecker'a
death; Pipea waa there that day; I
aawhim and Foreman talking io the hall
ol the hospital, bat I did not eee him
come or go. Watabecker waa baried between
4 and 5 p. m.; I helped to pnt bim
in hia grave; John Hamilton and Mr.
Foreman helped; I threw In aoine dirt;
I never aaw the grave again until tut ,
Monday, when it waa opened and no '
body was lonnd in it."
When aaked it he bad ever had any (
conversation with Mr. Foreman, he aald:
"I believe there waa aome conversation
between us that night. It waa about
opening a grave. We were in the atable
and Foreman aaked me if I wanted to
earn $3. I aaked what I was to do. He
said he waa to get 15 for the body, and
that he would give me $2 if I would help .
to get it out. He did not ear who waa '
to pay the $5. Thia talk took place the (
night we buried Watabecker. but he did o
not say whloh body he referred to. I f(
understood him to mean Watsbeckei'a .
body. I told him I wonld have nothing "
to do with the Job. He did not aay n
when the work waa to be done, but I t
supposed it waa to be done that night" ti
Captain Dovener worked with the h
witness for quite awhile trying to break
down his testimony on important points, ti
and made him contradict hlmaelf several a
times as to the time and place the con- o
venation between bim and the foreman o
took place. At one time he said the tl
talk had occurred about S o'clock and *
at another that it was alter the funeral T
and that the funeral waa Interrupted by si
the ringing of the 7 o'clock bell. The
witness denied that he had contradicted a
himself bnt Captain Dovener sprung the ta
stenographer on bim to prove it F
I William Kemp was called and sworn, ti
The only evidence of importance that al
he gave was in elfrct that ho had seen w
Dr. Pipes at the Infirmary, and that the fa
day alter Watabecker died Foreman had Hi
said to bim that he (Kemp) need notbo tt
in a hurry preparing the body forbnrial, bi
as Dr. Pipes waa to come out after it the J<
nextday. He waa off on his dates, how- e\
ever, and located the burial on Sunday, lo
positively, tie also had the body held to
in the horpital a day longer than any of pi
the others testified to. b<
John Ualpin and Isaac Litton were tfa
sworn, bat did not givo any testimony th
of importance. It was then 11 o'clock,
and the attorneys decided to continue ar
the hearing at 7:30 this evening. m
Lait Night-Koutluo Worlr? Appointment \V
of Librarian?Election of Mr, Vault. Tl
The Board of Education met lost night jjj
with Dr. Jepson in the chair. The t|]
Superintendent's report for the month lo
ot March was then read, received and ro
Hied. The following is an abstract of 8*
of the report: ^
I I ! I 1 31 s ril
"a >?si a < 2 iS.in n t?
schooii. -S "Ig s JjS si 1= oil
Is ?s ? 2" Z' -a p!
? i j? a jjil 2- ?S oi
1 I bz si Si if 5
Ji < <. < ? a A < 0*
Washington ~4S7 "41* W 22 in ec ISC s 723 (I.
Madison 02* 618 ? 80W 1, 23! 838 ^
niay 6tr <c ec at) 102 7M ta
Union 48* 417 31 '? ' 93 82 183 702 Tl
Centre- 479 400 45 2f 91 83 138 625 fl:
Webntcr.. Ml 4S8 4^ & 'JJ 43 1W 70S
Kltchle 8H 7? ft" 48*. U3 281 9C3 Bt
Llucoln 16H 147 22 7 91 40 M 323 in
Total 4Ti^ ^37 8S9 2*4 9* "419 1.398 <5,637 Jj|
la the German department there th
w?ro 500 pupils, of whom 247 were of hi
ol German parentage. re
The report of the Committee on Ac* ro
counts, recommending tho payment of ta
bills to the amount of $127 51), was
adopted. 12
Tbe report of the Committee on Publie
Library, recommending the payment |a
of bills amounting to $73 00, was b<
aaopica. ine cotntniKee uibu rutuui- jj.
mended the re-appointment of Miss A. 8t
B. Wilson its librarian for the ensuing c|
year. This recommendation was also bi
adopted. ei
The Librarian reported 103 books as hi
the average circulation per day. Circa- w
iation in reading room, 040; amount re- at
ceived from tlnef, $16. |,j
The payment of $170 to the Wheeling ai
Mining and Manufacturing Company for j
repairs on the Fourth ward Bchool was ae
ordered. p]
The Wheeling Turnvereln sent an in- 0,
vitation asking the members of the
Board to attend the exhibition to be v:
given by the Turners April 22, and on- tl
closing complimentary tickets. The in- bi
vitation and tickets wero accepted with
tbanks. tt
The clork reported that he had qual- ei
ified Meesrr. Ktiily and Hera, sureties of w
Collector White. B1
Mr. A. 0. Harrell handed in bis resig- ?
nation as a member of the lioard,
through Dr. Ultlch. The resignation a
was accepted. b
Dr. Ulrlch then nominated Mr. Alfred p
Paul) as a member of tbe Board of Edu- V
cation. Mr. 1'aull was declared elected c,
to till the vacancy caused by the resigna- (,
tion of Mr. Iiarrell. tr
In case Clerk llail should be absent 0
from the city at any time his brother, u
Mr. W. H. Hall, was on motion allowed jt
to serve as clerk pro tem., under the j
bond of the clerk.
Attention was called to the fact that u
the Board of Education pays one-half of i,
one per cent mora for collecting taxes ?]
than tbe city pays, but that at present no ?
remedy for this state of affairs exists. B
CullUlon iu tb? Kuglikh Clianuel. y
London, April 10 ?The Dutch steam- p
rr P. Caland, which sailed from New n
York April 1 for Amsterdam, was in col- j
lision in the channel at 9 o'clock last 0
night with the British steamer G.araor- j
gan, bound from Antwerp for Cardiff. [(
Tbe Glamorgan was so badly damaged j.
that she soon filled and sank. Tbe accident
was due to a heavy fog which pre- )t
vailed at the tirno of the collision. The c,
crew of the Glamorgan took to the small ,
boats, and all bands were picked up by
tbe Caland, whose Inw was badly stoved,
Wild Paranlpa Again Causa Daath. g,
Chatkiiid, Mix*., April 10.?The
children of Nathan Maradon Tuesdsy
?1?1. ? linmn urliaf jJuiw Bnnnnlvil _
to b? artlchokeB, ol which tile family ate
heartily. They proved to bo wild par- ?
snips, from the poison of which Mr*. .
Mareden died yesterday. Two others \
are in a critical condition. J
Milked Men Kill Nafro. *
Looisviu.*, Kv, April 10.? Near j|
Bowling Green seven masked 0
men, at an early hour 1
this morning and ahot to death Will c
Singles, a negro eighteen years of sge, t
who on Toeeday fatally cut a youojc h
white man named Klrby. s
Yeaterdaj'a tiaao 1U1I flaoti, g
At Wsahlngton?Joyce was fined $?5 ii
forobjectingtoodecialononstrikes. The li
game waa called at the end of the eighth
inning on account of darkness. fcore:
Washington 0; Boston 12. lilts, 5 and
7; errorr, V and 4; batteries, Miller and I
McGoIre; Bakely and Hart; Baddock i
and Farrell. ,
At Baltimore?Baltimore, 16; Athlet- ,,
lea,3. Hits, Stand II; errors, Sand 7; .
earned ruos, 10 and I; lotteries, McMa- f
hon and Robinaon; CaJllban and He- ;
Keogh. >
At Irt Lonis?The St. Louis and Co- j
lombos game lu postponed on accoont
of rain.
At Louisville?Cincinnati, 7; Louis- I
vilie, 6. Batteries, Daily aod Kyan;
Crane and Vaugban; earned runs, 2 and
1; errors, 5 each; base hits, 10 and 4. j
A Great Night's Sport for Those
Who Liked It.
?trclovil1e Gcih In Her Work at the
Start, But the Outcomo waa la
Doubt at 3 a. ni?Tlio Owner
Of tlie Pit Arrested.
Several days ago it waa announced in
be Ixtxlugxxciii that the Circlevllle,
)hio, aporta who lost so much money
n the last fight at Fulton were snxious
jr another turn with the Wheeling
ilrdaantl were negotiating for another
lain. A few days ago it ?u learned
hat the fight waa to take place in Marin'a
Ferry, although Ohio baa very strict
iws against that sport.
Yesterday the sports began to arrive
i this city and were soon collected
bout the various resorts. At several
1 the leading spotting saloons the out
[ town arrivals were so numerous that
ley hsd to take quarters on the slde alk,
the bar-rooms being overcrowded,
he town seomed to be slive with
rangers with short balr and ping hats.
In the evening they began to thin oat
little, and several squads were seen
.king North Wheeling cars for Martin's
erry. Many more went over in hacks,
id the McLure House hack stand waa
most depleted. Martin's Ferry was
orse crowded than Wheeling hsd been,
ir thoro were fewer ulaces tor the cock
;bers to go snd there wore more of
iuin Tim ntt vob Inoulml in a aalnnn
lildiug on Second street, owneil by
>bn Kyne, and was the finest tbat ban
r?r been built in tbla bection. It w.ui
cated in the second story in a Urgo
ora, lighted with electric lights. The
t was surrounded on three aides with
'nches, and waa arranged no tbat tha
iroe hundred apectatora could see all
iat went on in the whole room.
The Oircleville birds were a little latu
riving and moat ol them got in at 9 p.
. on the G. & P. road. There woro
ventoen fights arranged (or and that
any cocks were in the building Iroui
ircleville and the earns number from
'heeling and the immediate vicinity.
Here was considerable coaching from
ie time the sporta began to arrive till
ie first fight was called at 11:40. That
lere was lots of money to be won and
st was evident from the number of fat
lis that were displayed about the
loous. The Ohio bloods had conio
ith the determination of winning back
e money thuy had lost on the last
niton tight and they had the staff to
ik in the eilori.
The first fight called at 11:40, was be
;een a fine rod brown cock from OirJ
evilie and a beauty of the same com
exion from Wheeling. Wheoling's
rd waa the favorite before they were
tted, and the betting was lively, odds
$15 to $5 being offered on the Wheelg
cock. Beta ranged in amount from
ire to one hundred dollars, and were
ken on both sides us fast as offered,
he fight lasted just three minutes. The
ircleville chicken brought first blood,
ahbingtbo Wheeling bird in the neck
i the third pitting. This changed the
itting, and from tbat to the end of the
jht the betting waatheother way. On
ie fifth pitting the Oircleville bird struck
ia antagonist a sounder in the body,
laching the heart, and in an instant the
loster fell dead and the money waa
irned over to the Ohio aporte.
The second fight waa called at exactly
1:03 a. m. Wheeling waa represented
1 a fine bird, and there was no doubt
i the minds of the local sports that the
jnor tbat had been loat in the flret
lit would be retrieved in the
cond. Oircleville was also well
latnpioned by a largo, finely formed
rd Willi almost whits plumage
ccept for a little grey that showed on
ia thighs, nock and tail. The betting
as forced bv the Wheeling aporlB again
id odds of $100 to $10 wcro made. The
rda fought for blood from the fltart
m both hold out for eighteen minutes
aring which time they were pitted
ivonteen timea. On the aeventoentU
ittlng the Wheeling bird ?n knocked
i its back and failed to respond on
me and the fight was given to Circlelie.
The Wheeling chicken gave up
te ghoat in a few minutes after the
ittle was declsred against it
This fight was one of the finest from
te cock fanciers' point of view that was
rei fought in a local pit. Both birds
ere gamo and lasted long enough to
low that both bad been well walked
ad were well handled.
The third fight was nailed at 12:451.
i. Both birds were fine looking fellows,
ut the eports bad lost nearly all their
atriotiam and wore betting to win.
Wheeling's contingent had lost so much
u the firat two fights that tliey had to
edge to save themselves. Bets were
lade at $10 to 60 cents, but not many
1 them. Must of the money was put
p at about $25 to $5. Oircieville won
also, aud Wheeling aeomed about to
The fourth fight was abort and decisive,
ad waa over in threo minutes. Wheelig
took it with a grey bird. The fifth,
xth and seventh fights went the same
ay and Wheeling spirits came up with
Juat after Ihia fight Marshal Samuel
ITestwocd massed tho police force for a
ull of the pit. The ofllcers wcro doled
admittance, however, and the
fayor and Justice of the I'eace being
ut of town tbev could get no warrants,
hoy arreatod John Kyne, the proprieir
of the house, and made him put up
100 for his appearance to-day.
Kyne was released and went back and
icked the doors aud the lighting proueded
and was uoimr fasL Mntl fnrimiB
ben tbe Intki.i.iqiikcir went to presj.
una Hud Indian* fttinunlmvln*?rite Aa- .
thorltfei Not Alarmed.
Pink Rido>,8. U., April IU-Dju Farler
Bmoot, who arrived at tbe Agency
i-day fro? Medicine Hoot, brings inilligence
that a bind of Cheyenne
Iver Indiana aro now camped on
bounded Knee near tbe Bin Foot battle
ronnd. Anion Kick, inisaiouary, and
Irs. Keltbor.a school teacher, both half
looda, were atopped by the Ctieyennea,
at dually allowed to proceed. They
let Hmoot, who wai bound (or tbe
Lgency, and warned bini logo by a ciruitoua
route If be wished tn avoid
rouble, which lie did. The authorities
ero regard the occurrence aa the act of
oroo rrri; you ok buck*, whose hearts
re analu had. No special importance is
ttached to it, and the general opinion
i that there will be no renewal of tha.
rouble this year.
sr?ir? BfanlpurU Dl?patck?<!.
Calcutta, April 18.?A diipalh from
t?ngoon states Ilia'. Captain Pre(grav?,
rbo waa reported to have reinforced
.ienntenant Grant at Port Tliobar, baa
net and defeated a force of 300 Manlmria.
Captain Presgravee's mounted
nlantry detachment panned the Manlinrls
after their repulse and killed fifty
if tbeui. There was no loaa on the
Jrilisb side.
4ARTIN?On Thur?l?|f. Atrll It, 1S9I, at 10
o'clock, jofticit a. Mamim, ikcii 44 rctra
nil 13 dMa. aoa'In-Uw ol M. J. Neaillt,.
UIO IVoodi UrccL
'unural notice beicalkr.

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