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No Agreement Between Manufacturers
and SUvcritco.
Uy Western lUpnbllcan* on tfu Floor of
die IIoom of Represcntatires-Mr. Hartman
8?t? There was a Conference bat
. ? ' wi.- nt-n mil
Nothing Important Done by (he Senate.
The Dupont Cam?Other Washington
WASHINGTON, March St ? Durlnr
the consideration of the sundry civil bill
In the house to-day Mr. Adams (Rep.,
Penn.) took advantage of the latitude allowed
In debate to arouse the lrc of the
silver Republicans from the west by
bringing up the question of the current
reports about the Washington conference
between several silver Republicans
and several Philadelphia manufacturers
which was the subject of a formal meeting
of the manufacturers of that city
last night. He referred to the false and
unsteadying reports in the papers of the
alleged compact between the free silver
Republicans and the manufacturers by
WlllCfl ilC SU1U 11 WW liiuyunvu w J1VIV4
the preat doctrine of protection.
Mr. Hartman (Rep., Mont) and Mr.
Allen (Rep.) both free silver men, replied
indignantly to Mr. Adams.
Mr. Hartman said he was glad of an
opportunity to say on the floor what
should have ben said several days ago.
He agreed that the reports printed
broadcast by the press regarding the socalled
Washington conference had been
falne and misleading. But the silver
men were In nowise responsible for these
false reports. The plain truth was thnt
some manufacturers of Philadelphia had
requested a conference. Their Invitation
had been accepted and twenty-eight
manufacturers had come over from
Philadelphia and a three-hour conference
was hau. The report of that meeting:
had ben prepared by Senators Mantle,
Carter, Cannon, DuBols and himself.
There was no suggestion of any agreement.
In fact It was distinctly stated
that no conclusion had been reached.
"But," said he, indignantly, "for the
purpose of breaking down and villifylng
the Republicans who had the hardihood
to stand up for silver, the gold press denounced
us. No more wilful falsehood
and slander was ever circulated in the
public press. They coined a lie and attempted
to force it down our throats."
Mr. Picklem, of South Dakota, also
made a statement concerning what he
said had heen a misrepresentation of
the Republican platform of his state,
which instead of making a specific declaration
on national Issues, had simply
- ?-n# ?ho nntlnnal
UIIIFIUVU ttio uwmiiko . ? ?
Republican party at Minneapolis until
the St. Louis convention should have
adopted a new platform.
At 5.-05 p. m. the house adjourned.
lit the Senate.
"WASHINGTON, D. C.,March SI.?The
expected debate on the resolution for a
senate Inquiry Into a recent bond Issue
did not occur to-day as Mr. Peffer gave
notice that he would defer his motion to
proee'WwIth th6 subject until to-raor-*"
row*. The postofflce appropriation bill,
carrying/193,000,000 was considered In
part, but not completed. A sharp debate
on mail subsidies arose. Mr. Vila*
opposing an extension of the subsidy
trystcm, while Senators Perkins and
White, of California, upheld them. Senator
George's speech In opposition to
Mr. Dupont's claim to a seat occupied
most of the day and was not completed.
Of Power lu Madagascar?What will the
UnitMl States Do !
WASHINGTON. D.- C.. March 31.?
While It cannot be learned that the
United States has yet joined with
Great Britain in representations to
France respecting the setting aside by
the latter of the treaties of commerce
and amity that have existed between
them and the Hova government of
Madagascar, It Is believed that the matter
Is rapidly assuming a phase that
will call for some action by our government.
Llko Great Britain, the United
States has a treaty with the Hova government
that guarantees to our citizens
privileges equal to those accorded
any .other nation. This means for
one thing that no greater duties shall
be imposed on goods imported into
Madagascar from the United States
than from any other country.
It is the purpose of the French government
to remove this equality and
reserve npeciut pnvncg>.n iwi > a?Hb?
merchant*, and Prance has notified our
state department that by virtue of this
assumption of control over the foreign
relations of Madagascar these treaties
shall fall. If Prance haa annexed Madagascar
or made It a French colony,
th*n our government must admit her
right to abrogate the treaties In this
fashion, but it la not certain that the
present anamolous status of the French
on the Island can be regarded bs sufficient
to warrant the assumption of
any such rights and It may be that before
our government will admit, thore
must be some much more explicit definition
of the exact scope of French authority
in Madagascar and a clear assumptlon
of the responsibility for the
fcovernmrnt of the Island. Our trade
with Madagascar 1b Quite large.
For Over Tltref Month* Nrnrly Twrnty
iiillliuna-' ?( > ?! ?wmnu?
forthcoming monthly treasury statement
will show receipts during the
month of March of l'J0.041,149 an follows:
Customs $13,344,215, Internal revenue
Sn.G3iJ.204, miscellaneous $1,160,6ttR.
The deficit for the present month will
bo iihout ll.300.000 and for the nine
months S18.si9.7us. Daring the Inst few
monihs neither the customs receipts nor
thoHo from internal revenue sources
have come up to expectations and little
Imnrnvcmwil in nntlrlimtcd In Iho fit.
lure. _
Mall Contract.
Special Dispatch to the Jntolllgnncer.
WASHINGTON, D. C .March 31.-The
contract for carrying the United States
mail from Clear creek to MacDanuM.
has been awarded to D. L. Maynvr. of
MacDonald. . _
I'ntriitn fo n WhrrlltigMini,
Special Dispute)! to the ImelllRencor.
WASHINGTON. D. C.. March 81.?
Pcter Boyd, of Wheeling, W. Va., has
been granted patents for a draw bench
for manufacturing pipe and for skflp
tongs. _
A llnrnrtl ftmoor Drilled.'
WASHINGTON. P. C.. March M.?
Frltmoa of Ambassador Bayard In
Washington scout the ld"'a that the vaeatlun
of hla house In Wilmington, Del.,
in to be taken as evidence ?r an Intention
on hi* pnrt to resign his office and
return Immediately lo the United
Stale*. They say that Mr. I'yU*. th?
l??*nee of the house, gave it up voluntarily
at the date of expiration of the
lease, and that so far from desiring to
obtain possession now, Mr. Bayard was
casting about (or another tenant when
he was laat In the United States.
bbzd oBirraranr.
Saw Hampshire Bapmbllaaaa An Tot
Elllur, Bach of Which Kepraaenta a
PUUbrm In HlmaeU? Xaltlsar Fnfttnd
Orir Ihl Other.
CONCORD, N. H., March IL?New
Hampshire Republicans held their state
convention here to-day and elected delegates
to the national Republican convention
at St. Louis. United States
Senator William E. Chandler presided.
But one ticket for delegates-at-large
was presented and this ticket was elected
by acclamation. The committee on
resolutions, through Its ohatrman, Hon.
Henry Putney, of Manchester, then reported,
There was a alight stir in the
even current of;the proceedings when
Col. Frank W. Rollns, of Concord, of
tereu a Buuuutuitr iur nic iiuiuiuim v<imik
identical with that adopted by the Maaeachusetts
convention last week as an
amendment to the resolutions, but
Chairman Putney, Senator Galllnger
and others opposed the proposition and
the amendment was lost by an overwhelming
viva-voce vote.
The adoption of the platform as presented
by the committee was made
Adjournment followed the adoption of
the platform.
The platform opens with a congratulation
to the country upon the near approach
of an opportunity for release
from Democratic misrule. "To the end,"
It continues, "that this great deliverance
may be fully accomplished and our nation
may be restored to the honor, the
glory and the material prosperity to
which it attained under Republican policy,
we demand of the national convention,
soon to assemble at St. Louis, the
nomination of candidates whose election
will mean the speedy repeal of the
Infamous and ruinous Democratic tariff
and the substitution therefor of one
based upon the principles of the McKlnley
act; the enactment of currency laws
that will provide a circulating medium
In gold, silver jind paper, which will always
be interchangeable at Its face
value, because each and every dollar of
It 1b of the same purchasing power as
the gold dollar; liberal appropriation!
for an adequate navy and coast harbor
defenses and Interna) Improvements;
fair and generous treatment of Union
veterans; a foreign policy characterised
by sturdy Americanism. Including the
assertion of the Monroe doctrine and the
moral and material support of the Cuban
patriots If they have not already
achieved their Independence, and an Immediate
return to all the policies In
which the Republican party has so successfully
Illustrated the soundness of Its
?_,i in tkn mathivla hv nrhlph
it lias demonstrated its ability to apply
those principles In the administration of
the government.
'"Wo recognise as most conspicuous
among such candidates New England's
noble and illustrious son, the Hon.
Thomas B. Heed, of Maine, and that
pure and able statesman and champion
of protection, the Hon. William McKlnley,
of Ohio.
"We will rive the electoral vote of
New Hampshire to any nominee who
worthily represents the party, but we
prefer one of these, because either Is In
himself a platform."
McKfulej- Oefi Tivo Delegate* and Qnay
Get* Two?The District Convention*.
twelve Republican conventions held today
in Alegheny county to elect national
and state delegates, were the liveliest
held hr for a long time. In each convention
It was understood that votes casl
for the party termed the "combine"
should express the preference for McKlriley
for President, and the opposition
for Quay. In the Eighth .legislative district
the Quay I tea bolted and held a separate
convention, which will result In
two sets of delegates to the state convention.
In nearly every convention
resolutions were Introduced denouncing
Senator J. Donald Cameron for his fret
stlvra proclivities and pledging the delegates
to the state convention to vote
and work against his nomination as 8
delegate-at-large to the national convention.
The result of the day Is as follows:
National delegates ? Twenty-second
congressional district, C. L. Magee and
Wlllam FHnn (McKinley); Twenty*
third district. Col. W. A. Stone and Robert
McAfee (Quay). .
A special convention of the Twentysecond
congressional district was held
at which the combine candidates foi
congressman-at-large, William E. Harrison,
and delegate-at-large to natlona
convention, H. P. Ford, were nominated
In the legislative district convention!
(27 to elect) the combine secured 17 ani
the Quayltes 7 delegates, both side!
claiming the three delegates from th<
Eignth district.
Itee<l Delegates*
BOSTON, March Si.?Two delegate!
favorable to Thomas B. Reed wer?
chosen at the Eleventh district Repub'
llcan convention to-day. They arc
Colonel Everett C. Benton, of Belmont
and John S. Richardson, or Boston. The
alternates are Charles H. Utley, of
Urookline, and Burrell Porter, Jr., of Attleboro.
In a Joint Debute on the Silver QnMtloi
at Augusta.
AUGUSTA. Obl, March 31.?No political
event has so stirred the city ol
Augusta and its surrounding territory
as the financial debate between Secre
tary Hoke Smith for "sound money,'
and ex-Speaker Charles F. Crisp, rep
resetting free coinage, which occurred
here to-nljcht. On the stage were th<
governor of the state, many promlnen
state officials and 600 reuresentatlv<
men of the city and state. The Open
House was profusely decorated.
Hoth gentlemen in their speeches do
clari'd they were both Democrats anr
would stand by the nominee, and ar
ffuort ably their respective sides of th<
silver question, each maintaining tha
ho represented the truest Democrats
policy. They used the usual argument:
and were frequently applauded by thel
sympathizers. The Opera House, sent
ing 2,200 persons, was crowded to over
flowing. m
oniu iOb&VMBHJ.
The gold reserve Is 1128,305.000.
A big snow storm Is raglt^r In North
crn Wisconsin.
A report that a steel pool has beer
formed by the manufacturers In tlx
United States is uenled. No conllrma
tlon ran 1k? necured from any aourcc.
The score In the billiard tournamom
at New York laat night was: Garnler
178; blithest run 36; average i;? U-ia
Ives, Goo; highest run 200; average
The Chicago trunk myatery has beer
nolved. The hotly Is Identified ns thn
of Prosper Chaxel. murdered In Sal
Lake City throe years ago. The bodj
was wonderfully preserved by the phenomenon
of "corpae wax" forming ovei
Thn report that the southern coal an<
Iron companies Imd combined and es
taldlnhed a Joint eastern selling agenc;
was confirmed yesterday In New York
I The Tennessee Coal and Iron Co.. It li
understood, wan Instrumental In bring
Ins about the arrangemant
The Garroting of Five Cabana in
k '
Cavted hjr the Bongllng Proceeding of the
Pabllc Kxeentioncra?The Cuban Prisoner*
Slowly Strangled to DmUi In the
Presence of the Spanish Troop*-The
Men Die Uttering DUtreulng Crlee?The
Crowd Horrified by the Scene?Progress
of the War.
HAVANA, March 3L?Never In modern
times hojs there been a more slck?? ??
unontoulo than thni which tO-daV
attended the public execution of five
Cubans. The men had been condemn- |
ed to death by the garrote as "murderers,
violaters and incendiaries." Troops
were drawn up in a hollow square, and
in the middle were placed the chair
and post. Kuix, the public executioner,
had deputized an assistant to conduct
the attain '-".j ;
The condemned men, having received
the offices of the church, were brought
into the square to meet their fate. One
of them had confessed his guilt and affirms
the innocence of all the others,
who also protested that they were guilt- ;
less. The first inan to die took his seat
in the chair calmly; the iron collar was
fixed about his neck and the cap drawn
over his face. Then the executioner
undertook to apply the screw, but was
so excited that his hand slipped repeatedly,
with the result that the victim
died by slow strangulation, emitting
the while most distressing crica.
The sccond execution was accomplished
with even more distressing
awkwardness and delay, the executioner
being almost on the verge of collapse
as he performed his horrlbje function.
The protests of the officers and
priests forced Ruiz to undertake the
third execution, bijt he did little better
than his assistant had done. The fourth
victim of bungling garroters was likewise
tortured and then Rulx literally
1 ? Vtla lanvlnff W? nsqlutnrits
IICU iiuiu Ilia |(UU.,
to put to death the fifth of the Cubans,
who escaped none of the agonizing experiences
that had attended the execution
of his fellows.
The whole affair has left upon those
who witnessed it and upon those to
whom It h'as been described a feeling ;
of the utmost horror.
It is again reported that General Gomez
Is dead. Humors of this nature
have been persistently circulated time
after time and this latest report Is not
believed here.
Near Jaguey, Chico, the Insurgents
have hanged a prominent Inhabitant
named Enslblo Almeyda.
Colonel Pavia has been engaged with
an insurgent band under Lacret and
Collazo at the Cantabra plantation pro,.
vlnce of Matanzas. The Insurgents lost
fifteen killed and derailed and destroy,
ed an'exploring engine after its escort
had retired.
Colonel Palencia has been twice engaged
with the insurgents at Manicaragua,
province of Santa Clara. The enemy
lost six killed and the troops cap
tured a quantity of'Ammunition and
, Sixteen prisoners have arrived here
under escort. They include the Insurgent
leader Manuel Linares, who was
1' captured by the Wadras battalion In
the province of Pinar del Rio.
The insurgents have burned eight
houses and a church belonging- to the
village of Guanabo, near Guanabacoa,
which is not far from this city.
The Wadras battalion has had several
sklrmlflhes with the insurgents in the
province of Pinar del Rio and has killed
i thirty of the enemy at Gallo, Losa and
Definite Information Hard to Get?Sltna- ,
tlon Grows Darker.
? ? ?? mnm*. *r. 01 T* I. .1 I m
UArci lun^i aiuiwu 01.?n is u?ucult
to obtain accuratc information regard
ing the progress of the rebellion of
} the natives of Matabeland. The au1
thorities, naturally are withholding all
the information possible as there Is no
' doubt it would be made use of by the
enemies of British rule in South Africa.
J It is not denied, however, that the slt1
nation becomes darker every day and
that a very strong force of men will be
: necessary to restore order.
1 The whole of the country outside of
a. radius of about twelvo miles around
J Buluwayo, is'in a state of open insur1
rectlon and' the Matabeles and other
' natives are Hocking to the Matapo hills
where the son of the late King Lobengula
is said to have been raised to his
father's rank with much ceremony, preparatory
to taking command of the
! the hills from nil parts.
The vicinity of Buluwyo Is kept clcar
: of rebels by the white scouts, but It Is
believed that the natives are being kept
; fully Informed of all that Ih going on
and nobody now doubts that the root
of the trouble Is at Pretoria and that
Berlin la kept well Informed regarding
the progress of the uprising.
Of Marlborough QivcitnllraHy Welcome
to Rlenhetin Palnce-IVow the Former
' Jllia Vmiderbllt (lean ller Sew Honor*.
WOODSTOCK, England, March 31.;
This pretty little town was In a state of
holiday parade to-day. gay with flow1
ers. evergreens and hunting, and dei
termlned to do everything po?s|ble to
t give a hearty welcome to tho young
; duke of Marlborough and his bride,
i formerly Miss Consuelo Vandorbllt, of
New York. Great nrenaratlonK have
. boon made anion/; the Villager*! and
1 tenantry generally for the home com.
Ing of tch young duke and duch"**. and
s old and young turned out to greet them,
t At Oxford the train upon which the
3 duke and duchQus of Marlborough
* traveled wan inet by a largo number
r of friends. Among those who greeted
. the couple was a representatvlo of the
- Associated Press. The duke, acknowledging
the Journalist's salutation, exclaimed:
"You hero from Aroirlcn! Well, thnt
1h enterprise." TheduehvM mid: "Will
even tliia he In the American papers?
. Do * ay something nice about uh."
Thereupon the duke remarked: "Our
i message to our friends in America is
f that we are both *vell, have had ?i
pleasant trip In every particular, but
are glad to sret home."
> Amid hearty cheerlnff the ho rse* were
Ukdn from tho barouche which was to
' convoy the duke and duchess to lilertj
helm, ropes were attached to tho vehicle.
ami th? tenants J row the young
couple to the palace, cscorted by the
[ mounted yeomanry.
f JCvtrywhor* there wore cheors for
\ "America" and "England," Inter/ulngl<-d
with shouts of "Welcome to
Woodstock," "Welcome to Blenheim,"
r cte.
At the palace gale* the duke rccolvcd
J an addrcpfl ami made a brief reply.
The servants lined the passageway to
V the large hall, where, after admitting
. the duke and duchess, the doors were
i dosed.
Nothing could lw more admirable
than tho bearing of the young duch
ess, which called forth compllmentars
remarks even from the crusted old eervanta
ot the palaoe, accustomed to th<
presence of ladles of the highest title.
- will b? a coara.
Hotel Booms Alrtadr Beta* Xa|t|<<bi
the Kula Republican Convention*
Special Dispatch to tha Intelllgenoer.
PARKE RSBtTRG, W. Va., March St
?The headquarters of the Republican
state executive committee in this dtj
during the state convention, July 22, will
ho at the Blennerhassett hotel, Hon.
William M. O.i Dawson, of Kinjrwood,
the chairman ot the committee; having
secured a suite of rooms at this hotel.
Hon. George Wesley Atklnton, ol
Wheeling, who Is the leading candidate
for the Republican nomination for governor,
has also engaged quarters at the
Blennerhaaaett, as haa also Hon. I.. F,
LaFollcttc, of Ofafton, whose boom foi
auditor Is growing with wonderful rapidity.
Several other prominent candidates
and vlaltors have alao secured
quarters, and the prospects for an Immon?o
n?t*nriannA firo nlreadv becoming
evident by the large number of Republican*!
throughout the state who are writing
to secure rooms, etc.
In Prose Dedicated to the Next flerernoi
BpecJal Dispatch to tho Intelligencer.
PARKERSBURG, W. Va., Maroh 31.
?To-day Sheriff John W. Dudley, who
also owns the largest greenhouses in the
state, sent to Hon. George Wesley Atkinson.
of Wheeling, a beautiful Easter
lily which had eleven large full blown
blooms upon it It was marked "To
the next governor of West VirglniarGeorge
Wesley Atkinson. Each Illy
represents 1.000 majority." The compliment
will doubtless be appreciated by
the distinguished Wheeling statesman,
who has a host of friends in Parkersburg
and Wood county, and who is the
choice of the Republicans in this section
for the gubernatorial nomination.
Wu.\ot Gnilly.
Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer.
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., March 81.?
Jackson Wilson, postmaster at Sidney,
Wayne county, who was arrested by
Marshal Roberts, charged with opening
letters which came Into his office and
taking checks therefrom, was given a
hearing to-day and was acquitted. Wilson
Is prominent In politics In that sectlon
and his arrest is thought to have
been the result of spite work.
The Development* In Progress In thai
Section of Olldom.
?The latest Wavery news 1s given in the
following notes:
The Bltteraan & Watson well, on the
John Conkling farm, was drlled into the
Cow Run sand and is estimated at a 5
ni. in barrel wall Tfc ha* not vet been
Work on the Spencer Jackson well
has been suspended on account of lack
of fuel. The roads have been so bad
the teams have not kept them supplied.
There Is another Ashing job on the J.
P. Westbrook well. The bit broke of!
the stem when within about twenty feet
of the sand. This well would have been
drilled in last Thursday If this had not
The T. J. Stephens No. 1 is casing today.
There has been considerable bad
luck on this well. It is hoped there will
be ho more and that the well will b?
finished soon.
Mr. R. H. Ross will start a rig soon on
the Mrs. Phoebe Sinclair farm, and also
one on a 20-aere lease on the L. F. Bryant
farm. Mr. Ross wants to?get the
Bryant rig completed next week. Thla
is tho fourth location on tho Bryant
The Noah Ogdln well Is drilling nicely,
considering the amount there is to contend
The machine shops at Waverly are
being steadily pushed to completion.
The Peyton Trlplett well Is a gasser.ln
the Big Injun, and will be drilled on
deeper to the Berea.
The Mary Rawson No. 2 is showing up
for a good well In the Big Injun.
The Henry Wetherill well Is said to be
a small well In the Big Injun. This well
Is not far from the John Jones well,
which started the Calf creek boom.
The renorts of the last three wells are
the rumors we hear and we (five them
for what they are worth. We hope moro
definite Information will ?how them up
Th? RaffrrMn Wall.
The Moundsvllle Echo of last evening
had the following about the North Ponn
Company'* Rogenon well:
A gentleman came In from the Rogerroii
well last night and reported her to
have all the liMcattonB of being V good
producer. The well was being pumped
as slow as possible on account of a lack
of tankage. The 260-baml tank will be
?..? 1VI. * fVta ...11 nrlll Kb
XU11 hup lurcuuviii nimu v??? wsh w?h
phut down until another tank la ready,
which will not be before to-nlRht or tomorrow
morning:. It Is conceded by operator*
that the well will make a 60 barrel
pumper when she gets a fair show.
Off to II la Wfddlug,
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., March 31.Gen.
Harrison, his private secretary
and Dan Ransdell. ex-marshal of tho
District of Columbia, left this afternoon
at 2J5 o'clock for New York,
where GeneV.1 Harrison will next Monday
bo married to Mrs. Dlmmlck. The
party will go via Pittsburgh over the
Panhandle route. General Harrison ifl
in better health and spirits than ho has
been since his first campaign. The Harrison
party will arrive in New York
to-morrow afternoon.
Hrrlous Situation*
COLUMBUS, Gft.. March 3L?Tha
closing down of the two great Eagle
and Phoenix cotton mills last night for
on indefinite period and the consequent
throwing of over 1,500 people out of
employment has produced a serious situation
here. The strikers are orderly
and quiet.
Efforts are being made by business
men looking to an immediate settlement
of the strike.
ltranlt of an Unhappy Marriage.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 31.?The
asphyxiated bodies of Mr*. Olga DeuM
and her thr.ee little children were found
thin morning by her husband, who is
n prosperous Jeweler. Dettss said he
lnd been out to the lodge last night, returning
it bout daylight to-day. Mrs.
DeuttH left a note to her husband Indicating
her intention to commit suicide
and that her children must die with
her. The marital relations of the pair
had been lately unhappy.
The Matabele rebellion Is spreading
and the situation grows graver as reports
of the failures of the troops come
to Cape Town.
WfRthrr KorrmM Air Toilay.
For Went Virginia ami Western Penn...
i.'.nlu ..I.in.lt> nml Ihinnltinlnii nnaaltilu
with rain; fwh fouthfimterly winds.
l'or Ohio, cloudy and throaionlntr. prob?
nblv with rain; warmer; rnwli southeasterly
wind#, increasing In forcc.
T<oml Temp*r?t?rr.
The temperature ynHtordoy as observed
by <?. Bonnenf. dnwrtst, cornor Kourteonth
and Market mreuts. vu a? follow*:
7 ft. m 4411 P- m ?
12 ni.'."!!!!!'!!"!!." 65|We*&er^Charig'le.
' Ui x ' : 'i ; '
Dedicated at Xoondavflla Tester-1
day by the Bishop.
InUrMttafEicreUM ofOnMcnUiai tk?
Midline,wfalcH iiaflnad VonuMBt
( thaEneiirudPmttaftlClurMtomltr
of th* Rector, B?r. B. M. ipmrr?JL. Jhuaber
of tb? Qcrgf Pt?mt?Wh?ling
PeopU Attend th? EwoUw.
Moundsville can boast of the addition
to her attractions of an Institution, a
model in its character, the like of which
I is in no other city in the state. It Is the
; new Trinity Parish Institute, which Is
! completed and has been thrown open to
. patronage, a very liberal amount of
which has already been received.
roe aeaicaiory cervices
yesterday afternoon* and were held In
the school room on the second floor of
t the building1. The exercises were attended
by a good sized audience, all ot
whom were In hearty sympathy with
the work and who thoroughly appreciate
the purpose. On the rostrum were
> Right Rev. Bishop Peterkin, of the diocese
of West Virginia; Rev. Jacob
Brlttlngharo, of St. Luke's church,
Wheeling; Dean Woods, of Moundsvile;
Rev. Mr. Broking, of New Martinsville,
and Rector B. M. Spurr, of
Moundsville. '
The services were opened by singing,
followed by the evening prayer, conducted
by the clergy, the scriptural
readings by Rev. Mr. Brittingham,
after which there was sung another
uisnop reienun caiciiucu vv?b>-?
latlons to the congregation and to Reotor
Spurr for the great achievement
attained In the founding of such an
Institution; to the contributors for the
Judicious expenditure of their gifts
and donations; to the diocese, clergy
and laylty for Its addition to the general
church, and he expressed the hope
that it shall serve as an object lesson
to the attendants at the next annual
. council, which will be held In Moundsville
In two months, resulting in the
building up of like additions to the
! many churches which they represent.
He then dedicated the building* reoognixlng
the inspiration which prompt<wf
It a frttinrilnir? th? SMl Which hOS OC
oompanled its creotton; the liberality
; which haa been extended; the efforts
and prayers offered for Its spocess and
Its future possibilities, whereupon he
bestowed the blessings of God upon it
After the singing of another hymn
Rector Spurr responded, speaking of
i the inspiration which led him to tlie
i establishng of the institute. It is the
demand of the church, and he saw it
even before he had known of Moundsville.
He said, "The primary idea of the in;
stitute is to get those who are out of
the bounds of any church drawn away
from the doggeries, where sin prevails,
into more cheerful and happy surroundings."
Dwelling further upon Its
: mission and its opportunities for good,
i he concluded by stating that a debt
; amounting to 12.000 waa tslll upon them
and asktd for its liquidation. The Hi;
sponse to this call was very encour[
nrinnr. but the exact amount could not
! be learned. A closing hymn was sung
i and prayer offered.
In tlio erection and perfect completion
of the building has been expended
I the sum of no,000, and It stands u a
grand monument to the energy and
i forethought of Kectof Spurr, lt?
i founder. ? ,
Hev. William U Davis, of Parkersburg,
was present, and among the
Wheeling people were the following:
Mrs. Ellen Caldwell. Miss Jennie E.
Caldwell. Mrs. X. C. Stenart Mrs. R. S.
Klncheloe, William T. Johns, Mrs.
George W. Luts, Mrs, 8. Hamilton,
Mrs. J. K. List, Miss 8. Caldwell, Miss
Martha List, E. M. Hoge. Miss Florence
Hoge, Mrs. M. B. DaWell. Mrs.
E. D, Crangle and Elbert Mitchell.
AT THE Y. X. 0. A.
a_ ....I V.i-v Proflllhl* RflcUl
an IMytffM... ... ?*
Sapper Lut Night.
The young men of the Young Mon's
Christian Association held a social
supper in the gymnasium last evening,
which, was a delightful affair. After
supped there were a number of happy
addresses. Mr. A. 8. Hare acted as
toast-master. Mr. P. H. Williams spoke
on the need of the work of the Toung
Men's Christian Association In this
city. Mr. C. S. Morrison presented the
importance of adding new attractions
to the association building from time to
General Secretary Lynch explained
i the contemplated improvements. Mr.
i W. B. 8terrett spoke of the pleasures
and advantages to be gained by the
swimming pool and bowling alleys Dr.
William Petrie and Mr. 8. P. Parker
spoke of the privilege the young men
had of contributing toward the at
tractions to oe aaaea to me association.
Mr. W. B. Miller, of New York, field
secretary of the international committee
of the Young Men's Christian Association,
was present and made a very
entertaining address.
{ Paid for by a Long Hard Night Walk.
Carried lo Collier*.
Monday Boyd McKean, the slxteenyear-old
son of a widow living in North
Wheeling, disappeared from home.When
night came on and he had not roturned
his mother and relatives became alarmed,
and concluded that lie must have
been drowned. Diligent Inquiry was
made with no effect, and he was given
. up for lost when at noon yesterday he
roturned homo, very tired, very hungry,
and very sleepy. Monday he was down
street, and ns ho had often done before
he Jumped on a Pewiky freight train to
ride to North Wheeling. It happened
that thin train did not stop at North
Wheeling, ns Is usual, but went through
there at such a lively rate the boy could
not get off, and it did not stop till Collier's
station was reached. There he got
off. and was told a train would leave for
Wheeling at 11 p. m. He waited until
noarly midnight, walking around to
keep from going to sleep or freezing,
and no train appeared. Then, ho says,
he concluded he might as well be walking
toward home, and he started, reaching
hero about noon. Hereafter he will
bo careful about the train he tries to
teat a ride on.
Imporlnnt Href tag.
The nineteenth annual meeting of
the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
of the Presbytery of Washing
iuii. ?viii i#ii iiiiu hi uic i mru i ivhiij
terlan church of Wheeling, Thuradaj
and Friday. April 2nd and 3rd, commencing
at 1 o'clock p. nv. Thursday.
The forty-one churches of the Pre#byfery
will be repreaented by delegated
from the varloun mlraton band* and hocletleji.
The Prmbyterlal Society was
. organl*ed nlnet?.-en year* ugo In the
1 F1r*t church, of thin city; two of the
officers then elected, Mr*. Jennie Vir.
(laird, ot Washington. Pa., the trfa*j
urer, and Mm. D. A. Cunningham, the
I president, have filled their rwpectlve
offices during all those yean. Three
yo<m*Udlea haw been edwatad .br tt? I
society in tbo Medical Collet* of Philadelphia,
two ot whom have bam m?41cU a
missionaries on thfr foreign fleltf. A; I
tudant under the oar* of the lodftf la >1
now itudyln* <*> the aame Institution.. M
Three of the daafhter* of th* Pr^>y- jg
terjr who hara bean for a numberj^H
rem In aenrlce on the field aranowj^M
home, and wlU apeak at thla f
BuldM supporting acholorahlpa Is 3
boardlnr schools, the aoolety pan tb*? ?|
salary of three missionaries In India, jj
on? in ronuk UU<j ?*? w?? www m,
Chins. On Thursday evening the Bar.
R. H. Mllilgun, a mlaalonary frotn AftglS
rica. will udms the moettnc; he UU?
of th* crmt work In that country In a .'5
moat interesting and thrilling man nor. v.M
lien and women from all the churchea
are cordially Invited to thla Important WJ
meeting. ' fll
Th? Wmi VtrgtmU Society trill Mmt tm %
tlib City Next Mouday. .j
The 8odety of Son* of the Hevolu-, ^
tlon, of this state, will hold their an*'
nual meeting in the city city next Mon* .>*2
day. A business meeting of the society J
will be convened at the McLure House v*
at 2 p. ro. of that day, and in the even- . ijf
ing a banquet will be disbussed by the .<J9
members at a place hot yet decided ' ' &
upon. Complete arrangements have - $
not yet been ooncluded, but with the vvj
direction of affairs in the haiids of .4;
Messrs. General Alfred Caldwell, Dr., if'o
Reed Baird, Hon. J. .T. Woods and.
Messrs. Platoff Zane and 8. H. Brock
unirr, uiu iiittiin ut ?uwt hhmium* nm ,V(^
be ably attended to. . ; ,*sg
The affloers ol the society are: Presldent.
Judge J. M. Hagtuia, Morgan- -]l
town; vJce president, John Dally, D. D. ;;:v?
8., Piedmont; secretary, Col. Henry
Hayraond, Clarksburg; treasurer, Hon. W.
C. McGrew, Morgantofcn; registrar ?
and historian, Prof. John C. Glttings, v.$i
Clarksburg; managers, John Bassel, C. ri
M. Hart. T. M. Jackson, John B. Hart %
and J. O. Glttings. J!
The alms aud objects of the society Vj/ J
as set forth In tho consltutlon are, <?,
' that it being evident, from a steady tira
.decline of a proper celebration of the .vj
national holidays of the United States,
that popular concern in the events and >.1
men of the war of the Revolution is
gradually declining, and that snch lack .
r>r IkigvMtji Attributable. not so much _
to the lapse of time and the rapidly
Increasing flood of immigration from -Jf
foreign countries, as to the neglect on $
the part of descendants of Revolution- ^
ary heroes to perform their duty in q
keeping before the public mind the '
memory of the servlcos of their anccs- ."is
tors and of the times In which they: .
lived; therefore the Society of the Sons ;tj
of Revolution has been lnstitued to
perpetuate the memory of the men. / ;$
who, in the military, naval and dvll
servloe of the Colonies and of the Con- ;.3s
tlnental Congress, by their acts or
counsel, achieved the independence, of a
the country and to further the proper
celebration of the anniversaries of tha ~ vgm
birthday of Washington, and of prominent
events connected with the war of ' ^
the Revolution; to collect and seoure ^
for preservation the rolls, records and . ^
other documents relating to that period;
to Inspire the members of the >?3
society with the patriotic spirit of ttoelr '::At
forefathers, -and to promote the feeling
of friendship among mem.
All of which is extremely laudable
and patriotic. The West Virginia' bo- A
clety, which is subordinate to tha gen-.,'- ,t$|
eral society of the United States, and of
which Hon. John Lee Carroll, of Bill- > '&
cott City, Md? is president, while only - ^
two years old, having been Instituted
April 18, 1804, Is quite a lusty child of !Jj
the parent organisation, and will wield -a
great Influence for good In forming a f<
warmer patrlotlo sentiment among tha $
ci tit ens of the state. \
The Knd Came Suddenly by Apoplexy*
Demise of an Old Wheeling Resident. -'A
The many warm friends olUrs. Rev. .Jg
J.McKendreeRelley.whose husband was ||
i one of the most popular pastors of thFourth
Street M. E. churoh, of this ?
oity, will be grieved to learn of her v-Wj
den death from a stroke of apoplexy ''
at her home In Baltimore on the night . , #8
of March 27. 8ho expired a few minutes j
after the attack.
When she was stricken, says the Baltlmore
Sun, she was In the parlor engaged
in conversation with member. -
of Harlem Park Methodist Episcopal n
church, of which her husband <w pastor
until transferred last week by til* 4S
Baltimore Annual Conference. '
Mrs. Relley was a daughter of the lata
Rev. Wesley Stevenson, a Methodist 1
minister of Baltimore. She waa Rer. fflj
Dr. Relley's second wife. They had .i
nlno children, of whom two sons and ,gi
four daughters survive. Their elder SJ
son Is Wilson Relley, an organ builder K ,*S
In Washington, and tho younger Is M. 'a
Simpson Relloy. a telegraph operator. -:;3
Of their four daughters two are teachera,
one In Washington and the other* S
Miss Mary F. a Riley, In this city. 'a
Rev. Dr. Relley was given superan- $
nuate relations last week by the con- ii
ferenoe, after an active service of fifty- a
two years. He agreed to supply tem- 'J
porarlly the pulpit of Summerfleld .-;:J
church, at Calverton, ana was assignea .ra
to that charge.
The funeral took place Monday afternoon,
the following account of which -:jm
appeared in the Baltimore Sun of ytstcrday:
"The house waa thronged with friends
and members of the societies connected
with Harlem Park Methodist Eplsoopal 'Stt,
church, of which Mrs. Reiley'a husband
was pastor until recently.
The coffin was almost hidden beneath .
a mass of floral offerings. Many wer? '$
sent from friends in Washington. In- ?
eluding a handsome mound of palm*. ill
1 lilies and violets, from the Inmates and ;?
officers of the Home of the Aged in that
A large pall, composed of white roses,
llllles. maiden-hair fern and ivy leaves,
was sent by the official board of Har- V*
lem Park church. "Qate? Ajar." com- ;gi
posed of white roses, violets and ivy, >$?
were from the Sunday school, and a
large chair, consisting of red and whlto '3*
roses, from the Ladles' Building Asso- *2
djatlon of tho church, of which Mrs, .-Ja
Rellcy had been president.
The service was conducted by Rev. ,j?
Dr. W.-S. Edwards, assisted by Revs. : ?
A. E. Gibson, J. St. Glair Neal, L. B. 9|
Wilson and J. C. Nicholson.
The ladles of the church societies act
ea nn Honorary pon-ufarvni. iw wufs lot
bearers were General John S. Berry, W. ijg
C. driest, John T. Wilson. Robert Wll- .
won, Dr. E. W. Free, George E. Mo- T Va
Comas, J, w. Phelan and J. Berry Tor- Jj
Mrs. Relley was a woman of the moat
amiable disposition and flweet Christ- -.si
Ian character, and Is lovingly remem- .*?
bered by all who were thrown In her JJ
society In this city.
Death of MIm Kits* Clark.
News has bean received in this city ,j0
by relatives anil frlrnds of the death of "flR
Mrs. Ellas Clark, formerly of this city, ' ${
at the residence of her daughter at Bur- ;:ij
ling ton. Iowa. Mrs. Clark, who was V;
formerly Miss Ilarklns. was born in .. >?;
this city in 1812, and was therefore tn ) ?
her eighty-fourth year nt the time of
her death, and was one of the oldest ,>?
native bom residents. She had been $
making her home until latrly with an- fej]
other marrle.il daughter, Mr* J. Boone va
MeLure, of Moundavllle. She was well- vm
known by the older residents of this
city, Thr^e children aurvive her, Mrs. v*
Nixon Fullerton, of Burlington. Iowa: |
Mrs. J. B. McLure. of Moundavllle, and - -1
William Clark, of Stone Fort, Illinois, a

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