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WHEELING. W. VA.. FRIPAT MORNING, APRIL 3.1885 J . 251 * STILL LIVING. General Grant Holds His Own With the Enemy. SOMEWHAT BETTER IN AFTERNOON S,: It Was Thought He W3uld Expire Before Day light IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE MORN. Ntw York, April 2.—An hour »iter mid sight General Grant was asleep. At that time Colonel Fred Grant was in doubt whether his father would be alive at dav bnak. He had little hjpe that such would be the esse, b it it that he was happily disappointed. The day dawned and General Gran: v.as jet breathing. The dcubt of his son was based upon the fact that the disease had spread through the meuth a ai above the palate in the head. The lack of the throat was eaten into, the gunis on the righ: side ot" the teeth were par.iaîîy consumed, and the posterior and Interior arches in the right aide *»re gone. The palate on the ri;:ht side was raw, and though the General •foke feebly. it was with difficulty aod with M-arcely any use of the tongue. Anxiety *as further augmented by a statement from i r. î'chrady to the eftect that unless there v r.s a strong rally through the niçht the (antral could hardly survive until early da\ light. From 1 o'clock until daybreak the (Uneral res'ed with intervals of fitfulness. i'TS. l>ooglass and Schrudy were with him, ar.d the Kcv. Dr. Newman was in the house during the night. The gas was turned low in tfcv* sick room, and in the library the phy sicians and members of the family waited ttcd chatted uutil about 3 o'clock, when (,'clocel Grant and one of his physicians *ere on watch. The duvli^h: had come, and the hour was .- oVlo.\ when it was deemed wise to ad ir-is'er a stimulant to the patient, aui Dr n tirady srave the General a hypodermic in • itio i* ot" brandy. This was medicated - [t'v. ar.d was administered hypodermi c .'I* because of the patient's The occasion of the s:imu!ant was ot the gravest character. The patient seemed sinking rapidly. The household wad aroused, acd quickly every member of the family was at the bedside. Both physicians were ic|cloeeet attendance. At 0:30 o clock the group in the sick room believed the patient wa<; passing away, an 1 the doctor* were ot the op:nion that the General would not live five minutes. Stimulants were again ad ministered hrpodermically. and as Dr. New nan put it. " that wonderful tenacity of life andstrergth of intellect sustained the Gen eral His mind was clear as the daylight he had lived to see azain and he wad able at what was deemed the critical hour to speak more freely than in the ear'y eight. The injec tiot s of stimulants were continued at short inti rvais. and when he htd revived a tritle and waa a little stronger he glanced at the mtm'ers cf the family, the physicians and the attendants grouped still at the bedside, %.d he altered these words: "I UlfM \ou All." At 5 o'clock Rev. Dr. Newman engaged the family in morning prayers, and another day of anxiety anu of waiting waa fairly ushered in. Fro-n midnight no person left the house and none called until 6:05 o'clock, when Rev. Dr. 0. II. Titöanv who was General Grant s pastor in Washington, called. He did not enter when told by a watcher that •ht re had been no evidence of trouble through the night. The doctor called thus e»r!y because hjiwaa ou his way to the Mttiiodist CoofH^hct at Poughlieepsie. At 7 10 o'clÂÉr Dr. Newman, who had «one for a walk, wad sent for in great haste. At S :20 Senator Chaffee called, and îhortly afterwards Nellie Grant appeard at at one of the windows and looked as if she had been crying. I". S. Grant, Jr., left the house at s 30. When asktd about his father he merely shook his head. Geaeral Radeau called at the house at S.'jand Dr. Newman returned to the house at 9 I'r. Schrady left the bouse M ' I't H-» said the General was then -'• •»ii g (aoily. null* tin«. " .. 0 p. m —The General baa just had bis t!~r >at attended to at hisown request, which y -e an opportunity to examine it closely. ' ere is no increase of ulceration and the ; tt8 are not so angry in colo: as a wee* k.' >. He h■:.* the appearance of one ra il ■ by a^jod sleep. There has been a fc iediapn '»entail day taday. At Ire time he said, 1 am not sutfering now." p: ctber r- ; - the report is the same 1 (Signed) J. li. Dm i*LAS, M. D. Ar bail past ei^-ht Gen. Grant took his *n temperature and timed his pulee beats ■ v b:s s'.ot> watch He has gargled his Ihroat and teela comfortable and cheerfai. Be has asked for the preeence ot members k: bis family. that he might enjoy thoir con pnation I!;-general im-rovement con ■in-ae«. He is not suffering any pain I At 1» p m Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Sartoris and k •>:»! oth. r n-.f-nabers ot the family were i cut the ? a man's edside. 1 »r. New t a:..: t- . >. : nor Cha.Vee •»ere also près f' l'r S .vi y r-yarded the amity of [• a»-:..! • .Mat to e*-7«.i_-e his mental tac il pm and hands ..t the same time as very t fx-f. I and •..•as i lite sanguine a: that lc'-r ihüt ùtneral Grant would j>a*i ^ coœparatively easy night • ;r-:< V I".,]* ille.l ax»:t ?:!•>. 110 rt Uullctin—Gecert.1 Grant is resting n bis easy chair after having enjoyed tcav?7ia:.on with his limilv for half an »' He h:--, t iken »is nourishment pith apparent re i»h His pulse is still I "iviy, s». ; ■ h a'si7 An anodyne - ^.-t d ti r the purpoae ot k ur.ug tarly sleep He has no pain. »>>.' - i) G»:okùk F. Shrapt, M. D. out i'.p ir. Stephen B. El kins called kt tt.e house o-' General Grant and visited 1 i. - : « tx where he remained until '■ • vnock à. He told the reporter pèserai Grant was inclined to be talkative *»-- i. o raj. d bv IV. Shrady. Mr. a -•> oi.i!.:.<r is T*he Generai'« mind N Perfectly clear and his appearance a'jout f- -aie as a week ago." ■' Tied the General that he had fr ' vi ii€s from prominent men tver ae » o'autry, asking for news as tc V--5 (.'.Lv.::;on. I m-, who was sitting in a larff* ■ Air, lassend "Yes; I understood I '-v'ore K.kins left General asked fei Ptt*'b:og to eat. Liquid food waa giyei r~- He p*riook sparing, helping h'.m B es the (ieneral will livi fin. ni^hs. i' u> *<ated on good authority, the disease H "1 i* well down in the sufferer's throat ^K' " a ade much progress during the last tw< *■ Gect-ial Grant hs« difficulty i ^r:,n ' Ks the cancer has abo extend» ' r*?ir ot bis nose. He cannot «nbmi '*'■3 ;L<»ii(.n on account of pain. Di B1'-' -.v **j« Lis bulletins truly tell the i* - ■ >; ... . ici. ;.p to the time oJf their is te cannot say when the Gei H c-.d at iho hoese wi ■ . ■ ~ ■ Ardogk the city when th a kT of engiac hoas I 11 » clock U. S. Grant Jr., and v Senator Chaffee left the house. The Gen ; eral mas theo sleeping. It ia expected the General will pass aa easy night. Word was sent by Col. Grant that his father was asleep. At 11:30 the front door was locked, and soon after • licht was visible id the sick ass's room only. 1 a. m. Bulletin: ''General Grant has been sleeping quietly since the administra tion of the anodyne. [Signed. ] J. II. DorcLAS, M. D. G. F. Shuadit, M. L>." THE SLUGGERS. A Lait Effort to Stop the Sullivan-McCaff rey Fight. Philadelphia, April 2.—This morning Joseph K. Wheeler, a member of the Law and Order Society, appeared before Judge Fell and had a warrant issued for the ar rest of John L. Sullivan, Pominick McCaff rey, Patsy Shepherd, Alf. Lunt and Billy O'Brien, charging them with conspiracy to break the peace by a pnglistic encounter for mocey. Counsel for the men stated to the Court that the principals de sired a hearing, and the warrant was given to officers, who was instructed to bring the men into court as soon as possible. They had not been ar resttd at 1 o clock. It is thought that the mm will be placed under heavy bonds, but this will not interfere with the exhibition. Philadelphia. April 2.—A warrant for the arrest of John L. Sullivan and Domi nick McCaffrey,who were advertLsed to fight to-night, waa issued by Judge Fell this morning and placed in the hands ot an ofl eer for execution. They are charged with conspiracy to create a breach of the peace. Nearly Twenty Thousand. Philadelphia, April 2.—Carpenters have j been busily preparing Industrial Art Hall in shape for the Sullivan-McCaffrey fight 1 that is to come off to night. A stage five feet high and twenty-four feet square is be j ing erected in the center of the hall, on which the fight will take place. In the gal lery 75 temporary boxes are to be erected, each to contain six chairs. These boxe3 are to be sold for $'2~> and $:*0 each. The receipts for the seats will amount to $1t, 000; the total receipts to nearly $l-t,000' Three hundred policemen will be present. Ex Mayor Kdson, of New Vork, is expected to occupy a box. and it is also thought that Mayor Smith, who decided the fight to be legal, will accept a box that has been placed at his disposal. Sullivan weighs 203 pounds, and is the picture of physical perfection. McCaffrey weighs 103 pounds, and although he looks a little overtrained, is in splendid condition. He is very hopelul. Suilivan said last night: "I will arrange a fight in New York with Mitchell, on Saturday, and also with Kyan, if he means business. " CAMERON. Sp**<nl tit Ihr RfgiMtr. Cameron, W. Va., April 2. A collision of two freight trains occurred at this place Monday night ? No damages except to one engine and she had her crown sheet bursted. Geo. Hughes buried his wife and baby last Sunday, the wife di°d ot chronic me I tritis. Mr. Jake Barrett is selling out to go , West: Kansas is his destination. Martin Coglan has opened a new saloon J in his building near the B. A 0. ticket office. Bents are very high in our town and rccn s are scarc«. If some ofj^our wealthy »aüil owners would appropriate a little of their realty for building purposes, and a lit tle money for building a few houses, they would receive the thanks of the populace and be ainply rewarded in the future. Wm, Woodburn, spoken of sometime since as having traded for a farm with a view of going into the blackberry business, traded the same for another farm a few dajB since, thus spoiling the anticipations of many of his friends who expected to en joy themselves picking berrûs and visiting our friend in his rural pursuits. Earnest, a lunatic from Wheeling, for merly of Cameron, is at bis brother's August Wen. This man is very dangerous and ahould be at once confined. lie was lately declared a lunatic by the courts of Wheel ! ing and a committee appointed to look I alter him and his estate. Everybody is well pleas« d with Cleve land's admit istration so far. Wipe out the debris from about the White House is the cry of all reformers. The panhandle counties are entitled to the Superintendent of the Penitentiary, Marshall county fought a noble battle for Govt roof WiUon and he should remember fcer. W. M. K. WELLSBURG. Xfvràal te tKr Aviifc». WKT.I.SB' ko, April —The temperance meeting at th* M K. Church last night was probablv th« largest one held in the town. Mr. (». W. Ha^rgs was present and addressed the meeting, aftei which Mr. Murphy fol lowed him wi'h an excellent appeal for the cause ot temperance. lie said that «rer 600 persons bad signed the pledge iu Wells burr The W. C. T. I". wcat to the Court Hoise where the election w« held earlv in the morniDg and remained all dav serving hot j coffee to the men The store room of Hugh Rarth was en- ! tered on Tuesday night and several dollars worth ot groceries carried otF. Parties entered the cellar of Mrs. Clen < denen on Monday ni^ht and carried off six or seven bushels of potatoes. The terry boat Transit that was beached when the ice broke up several weeks ago, was floated this morning by the rise in the ! river. The town election passed off quietly to day. The result is not yet known, but it is generally conceded that a temperance coun I cil will be elected. J A large vote wa? polled. The election was much more quiet than usual, owing doubtless to the presence ot a large nam i ber of ladies. Litter. The election is over and the vote count : ed. The Mayor and City Sergeant license J ticket has been elected, and the Clerk, Council and Street Commissioner anti-li cense ticket after an exceedingly hot fight. The result is: McClelland for Mayor (li cense V deceived a majority ot 63. Moa gemery tor City Sergeant (license)—!63. Goorge R. Crawford. Clerk (anti-license)— 100, and J. M. Duvael, E. A Sh«l:z. J. M. f Rhodes, Wm. Griggs, W. Jacob, James Pauli, Councilmen , ami license)—40; Thomas Pansh, Street Commissioner (anti license1—6Û. M. St Part. a Paris physician, has of fered the French Academy the sum of $3,000 to found a prize lor ihe discovery of a cure for diphtheria He has evidently not heard of Dr. Rail s Cough Syrup, whiel» has caret! hundreds of . vjes of this awful • disease. Slkk« Bark» Found (iullt), Giaftox, W Va., April 1.—The jury in the case ot Mike Burke for grand larceny rendered a verdict of guilty to-dav. Burke • was charged with being implicated in the • car robbery last December. Ilenry Leon 1 srd is on trial charged with the same of ' fence. • L : A FORMS Kin valid writes: 'I was greatly • reduced in health and strength, caused by - bad blood. I had a dozen boils in different r parts of my body, and suffered many aches and pains, while the least exertion gave me 1 preat fatigue. ! took three boules ol Dr. • Gn> sott's Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla and s am completely cured. At night I enjoy re , treating dreamless slumber, anl all day I ; I ieel energic'e and strong." SINE DIE. The Senate Adjourns Leaving Un acted Upen ELEVEN OF THE NOMINATIONS A.nong Which Is That Of John T. McGraw—Pearson is Confirmed. NOMINEES TO FILL THE VACANCIES. Ovtiai t« Ike Stçider. Washington, March 2.—The Senate ad journed sine die to-day, leaving eleven nominations made by President Cleveland unacted upon. Among those was the nomi nation of John T. McGraw to be Collector of Internal I^evenue for the State of West Virginia. After favorably disposing of the nomination of Pearson to be postmaster at New York and a number of other appoint ments the nomination for Collectors of In ternal Revenue and Consular appointments was reached. The first one was that of John Oscar Henderson, of Kokomo, Ind., to be Collector of Internal Revenue. Sena tor Harrison arose and appealed to Demo cratic Senators to allow these nominations to go over without prejudice. The Kepublu'an Senators Protested against being compelled to vote upon these nominations in their present condition. The Republicans expressed their entire willingness that the President should re move and appoint to otüce whoever he pleased in cases that did not involve theje officers holding positions under the tenure ot office act where the said officers held un expired commissions fora given pt-riof. But the Republican Senators were unwilling to be plaçai in the attitude of voting and nomination which involved the turning out ot office by one ot' their own friends. They protestedagainst being compelled to vote to tili a vncancy, which vote would cause a re moval This being the feeling on the Re publican side the Democrats without press ing thé matter at all agreed to a motion to adjourn Sin« Die, leaving a numoer 01 comiuauuua, bu\,u »3 collectors of internal revenue, postmasters and consular appointments unacted up jn. Ail these appointments go over, however, with the understanding that the appoint ments made by the President will go into eflect without the Senate taking any ad verse action. The West Virginia Senators did not press the case of McGraw, and it was sot called up for consideration at all. They allowed it to go over without being acted upon. The Finance Committee, how ever, had made a favorable report in this case, but under the general understanding it was thought best not to press it. Tue President will at once proceed to remove the officials for which successors have been .nominated and commusion the respective Nominees to Fill the Vacancies. Senator Kenna will leave for home to morrow night. Senator Cauideu will remain here until Saturday. Frank Waterman, Secretary to Senator Camden, is suffering ircm an attack of pen paraljsis, caused by over-work in fixing up and endorsing the bushels ot petitions re ceived by Senator Camden, from We3t Vir ginia office seekers Waterman leaves here on Monday for Parkersburg. C. B. Hait, of the I ittü-gencer, was among the visitors at the Capitol to day. •John II. Morriit CouiiuImIouciI. S/Mtial to Ihr Rf'j ist fr. Washington, April 2.—Among the post masters commissioned to day were John II. Morris at Belva, Nicholas county, and Charle* W. Hogsett at Ilogsett, Mason county, W. Va. They are both new offices and only recently established. B. L. Butcher, of Wheeling, is at the Na tional. (ieorge A. Punnington, of the Grafton Sentinel is doing the town with his Demo cratic brethren from West Virginia. BKNWOUD. John Barne«, Esq., formerly a nailor of this city, but later of Greencastle, Ind., is guest of friends here. The chain to a large traveling vessel fill ed with molten steel, broke at the plant Fri day evening, and the contents precipitated ou Messrs. Max Byalis and F. Porteriield; tie former was unfortunately burned se vere Iv, mainly on the right side. A knife which was in his pocket was so burned and incrusted with the fiery metal, as to be scarcely recoeni/.able. At this writing he is resting easy. Miss T. Donnelly, of Wheeling, is the guest of Mrs. J. Deegan. Mr. E. Sookman. a pro ninent citizen of this citv, removed his family to Glen Eas ton yesterday. It wtm currently reported here vesterday that Mrs. Siller, a moat benevolent lady, formerly ol this place, died Monday at her prodent home in Kansas. "All things come to him that waits,' and at last the Margin railroad is erecting an artistic pagoda to accommodate waiting travelers here. HMr. Curren Nelson, an expert, will give a performance at the Lazier rink this (Thursday) evenin*. Messrs W. Burs e and J. Leach were j delegates from th;s precinct to the nailers' meeting yesterday. Mr. A. Miller, of Kentucky, was in town j yesterday. Another citizens' primary will be held at j the public school building to-morrow (Sat urday) evening, tor the purpose of nomi nating candidates ftr the various city oth- j ces. The ladies of the Lutheran congregation j are around soliciting for a supper to be j given by tbem for the purpose ol having the church calsommed, etc. FOREIGN NOTES. Lomok, April 2.—Advices received from Madeira state that it is reprrted that Ger many baa made farther annexations of land along the West Coast of Africa and within the British territory of Lagos. Draus, April 2.—A number of tenants were to have been evicted at Gweedore, county Donegal, to-day, but the Sheriff of the county and fifty pölibemen were com pelled to refrain from carrying out the law owing to the determined attitude of the parish priests and the people. Weath«r IaiUostloM. Wabhutotox, D. C., April 3*—1:30 a. m. —For Ohio Valley ana Tennessee, light rains followed by fair weather and shifting to northerly with higher barometer. Lower I*ke regions, local rains or lieht scows followed bv clearing weather, wiih winds generally from north to west, higher barometer, slight fall by rising tempera ! ture. Do vor wish lrecdom from aches, pains, sores, etc.? Then purify the blood, strengthen the urinary and digestive organs, build up your broken down constitution by using l>r. Gvjsott's Yellow Dock and Sarsa pariila. It ü gratifying to know that among intelligent communuies this aimpie, barm lees, yet tflee-ive remedy, *e!1s fas'er than the mat>y humbug biuer*. iron medicines and pretended kidney cur** all of which so rapidly w»-a!sen and ruia the stomash. liver, bowel« and kidneys by exciting these deli cate organs to <. a natural activity. BRIEF TELEGRAMS. Brown, the deposed State Auditor of Iov», has commenced q»o warranto pro ceedings to obtain poaseaaion of the <Hice again. Of 250 miners employed by the McLean County, 111. Coal Company, 225 strack jet terday against a reduction in the price of mining of 25 cents per ton. The Emery Candle Factory, in Cincin nati, which took fire yesterday morning.was burned by noon. The loss is from $80,800 to 1100,000; insurance, $j0,000. From a hundred to a hundred and fifty employe«, engaged in one department of the btil(Sftg —many of them girls—were thrown inte a panic, but were a!! safely removed. The Conrt House at Minneapolis«, Mink-, burned to-day. Lo°s $10,000; insurant«, $35,000. Record« saved. Fire broke out in the W&rren, 0., fire ««cape building at 2 o'clock yesterday morning, which was promptly responded to by tie fire department. The upper part «f the building was entirely destroyed; loss $1,500 to $2,000, partly covered by iasur\ ance. The stockholders are Henry Per kins, Junius Dana, Thad. Ackley, George Taylor, Jacob Ewalt, Barnes, Clapp, Eutri can and Johnson. The annual report of the Bell Telephone Company shows that the total number of miles of wire to December 31 to be 101, 592; number of circuit«, 107,2G3; sub scriber)», 134,601; extra territorial lines. 25,766. Assistant Professor Thomas Karnev, A. M , aged 82 years. Librarian of tbe Nav al Academy, who had been connected with tbe Naval Academy almost from the time of hia establishment there in 1845, died in Annapolia, Md., yesterday. Three young negroes, Oliver Couck, Wm. Bice aid George Lester, dressed in the pink of fashion, were arrested on Monday at Toronto, Ont., on receipt of a dispatch from Baltimore, Md., on the charge of stealing $3,400 from James Thomas, a stevedore, in Baltimore. An encounter occurred in Springfield, 111, between Mr. John M. Nuckolls, a young gentleman prominent in social and political circles, and the Rev. Mr. Musgrove, of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. A po litical quarrel was at th« foundation of the fracas. It is stated that a cable message from Lord Wolseley has been received by Lord Lausdo vr.e asking if he could get one or two regiments from Canada for service in the Soudan. A meeting of the Presidents and General Managers of all the Eastern and Western trunk lines was held in Chicago yesterday to devise means for restoring rates. The entire subject was referred to a committee of 17, with instruction# to report a plan of action. A meeting of the directors of the Wabash railroad was held yesterday, at which Mr. Gould's resignation as a member of the Board, was accepted, and Mr. E. C. ClarVe elected to fill the vacancy. SOaiK OF OUB FK1KNDS. The People We Claim and the Stranden Within Oar Gates. ('. W. Shrewsbury, of l'arkersburg, is at the St. James, J. M. Dunlevy, ot Cameron, W. Va., was in the city yesterday. B. F. Brady and wife, of Martin's Ferty, were in the city yesterday. G. W. Doliff and wife, of Brownsville,, Pa., are quartered at the Stamm. J. V. Conley and wife, of New Mata airoras, Ohio, are quartered at the St. James. Miss Lizzie Blair, of the Female College, leaves this morning for her home in Harr.s ville, W. Va. Miss Clara Hall, of Wirt county, W. Va., is in the city, the guest of her lather, J. C. 11*11, at the St. Jumes. Mr J. Mathiîon and wife left yesterday on a pleasure tour for Philadelphia where they will stay four weeks and then go to Europe. Mr. Eugene Ilaake, of tie Standard Ci;;ar Works, lias returned home from an extensive bueiness trip through the East and West aiid reports business very favora ble. Miss Eva A. Drake, an accomplished young lady of the South Side, leaver to day fcr Dayton, Ohio, where she will make her future "home. She will be greatly missed frim here by her large circle of friends and acquaintances. BRIDGEPORT. Yesterday evening a young man named I-'r&nk Worley, who works at Rhodes' mill, bad his hand caught in the cog gearing of the packer, making a very severe, but not dangerous wound. He was taken from the mill to Frank Kearns' drug store, where Dr. Wagner dressed the wounded member. Investigation proved that there were no bones broken, but the flesh was horribly mangled. Last night the ladies of the Presbyterian Church gave a supper and social for the benefit of the church. Those present say an eleeant supper worth seventy-five cents anywhere was served, and all for the small sum of a quarter of a dollar. A good time is reported by all, and the hope expressed that the ladies may frequently repeat their eflort of last night. ^Mr. Chris Keinlein has rented a room from C. P. Rhodes and will open a c^toai tin and sheet iron ware shop. James V. Patterson, the De-noeratic can didate for Township clerk, was in town yes terday looking after his wheat. F. M. Kearns has the first soda water of the season. Albert Bagg now occuptes the room re cently vacated by Mr. Appenzeller, the mer chant taiior. Mr. Chas. Cromby, of Adena, Ohio, was in town yesterday on business. James Bower, of the firm of Dilworth Bros, was throwing bis dashing corpse around over the city pesterday. What do you thinkof it. E ver y? Yesterday tbe following cases were before his Honor. Mayor Junkins: Lynn Lyle, James Lyle and Geo. Keeler for fighting. All|fiiied and costs and afl paid. Rev. Miller of Steubenville, formerly of this place, is visiting friends in town. Mr. S. A. Junkina is in New York buying goods J. E. McDonald, Esq , has moved his of fice into one of the upper rooms in Holli wav s block. To day is »ay day on the C., L. A W. Marshal McConnau^hey requests as to warn citizens to pen up their hogs and cows, as he will positively do it for them if he finds them on the street Bad, l>ut not Uopelett. When you hare pain in your head, lame ness in your side, distress in your back, shortness ot breath, and frequent spells of ooBghtDjr, it seems pretty bad, does it not? Many physicians would give up such a case as beyoud restoration. But Mrs. Nettie Eastines of Cambridgeport, Mass., who wsï thus afflicted, took Brown's Iron Bitters and gratefully write« that the Prince of Tonics completely restored her to health. It will restore jou, too. Advice to Mothers. Mrs. WtE&low's Soothing Syrup, for chil dren teething, is the prescription of on«s ot i the beet female nurse« and physician* in the Uflfrted States, and has been nsed for fort; years with never tailing success by mil lions of mothers for their children. Dar in* the process of teething its value is in calculable It relieves the child from pain curse dysentery and diarrhn«, pripinc ii the boweJs, and wind coue. By fpriiij health to the child it r**« th? TOOth'ïr Price 2ôc a bottle TAXES. A Speech on the Subject of the Equalization OF TAXES FOR GOVERNMENT SUPPORT By Hon. B. W. Bjrre While On the Floor of the West Vir ginia Senate. VITAS AND INTERESTING STATISTICS. Hons. S. /;. Flournoy, Geo. E. Print and John W.McCreery Member* of the State Senate : Gentlemen: I received your letter of the 2?th of February in which yo« did me the honor to request the publication of a speech made by me in the Senate a few days i»e fore pending the discussion of Senate bill 119, which bill bad for its object the equal ization of taxes for the support of govern ment among all the tax payers of the State, so that no one should pay more nor less than hisjust share of the public burdens. Not having prepared a written speech be fore its delivery, it was impossible for me during the hurry of the closing hours of the session, to prepare the speech for publica tion. You were pleased to say that yoa "believe the publication of the speech will be highly instructive to the tax payers of the State and the loaic of its reasoning and facts be appreciated by them.'' ß. W. Bvrxe. Mr. llyrne's Speech. Mr President:—The power vested in the Legislature of a State to levy taxes on the property of the people for the support of their government is one of the most im portant, and at the same time, one of the most delicate and responsible duties known to hgislation in a free government. In des pc:i.sms and monarchies where the taxpay er« are the serfs or slaves of the monarch and his noblemen, it matters little what ws>ys and means are reported to, to raise revf nuts for the support of government, be cause if they cannct procure a sufficiency by one method th*y, without question, re sert to some u'.htr. Uut in a lree govern ment like ours, which is supposed to be administered on terms of perfect equdlhyjjamotig all classes and conditions of men the revenues for the support ol a common government should be raised by the same perfect r îles of equality fvnong all tax payers that govern the administra tion of justice in other departments of gov ernment. Jf taxeä for the support of government be levied on proper ty. then each item cf nroDertv which re ceivea protection from the government ought to pay the proportion of tuxes that it hears to the total of the property in the State upon which the burden of taxation ; tor the support of government rests. AH ßhould be alike protected by the law. All should pay alike tor its own protection by a common government according to its value. W hile I am probably as strongly impressed j by the difliculty ot arriving at a perfectly just rule by which to tax all kinds of prop erty as any Senator on this floor, yet I am thoroughly persuaded that if we start out on the fundamental principle that every owner of property sha'd be treated alike in sharing the burden of government accord ing to the amount of property he owns, that the task ot preparing a just tax law will meet few obstacles. IJ.it before we proceed farther in our effort to determine a rule of taxa'ion which would be equal aud fair to all property owners, let us try to ascertain with as much accuracy as we can the total amount of property in the State subject to t ixation, who owns it, and the various purposes for . which it is ured. How many persons are employed in flit different avocations in which property ie r.6td in the production of wealth, and what is the result of the different uses in such production. , In the 7th volume ol the census report fer 1 h80, the total actual value of all classes ot property in o'ir State is ascertained to be 3«'U millions dollars. By the same report it ia .shown that the total value of all farms in tie Statu is 133 millions dollars. That the value of live stock id the State is seventeen millions of dollars. Now acd live stock to farms, and we have a total of hve stock and farms of 150 millions dollars worth, then add to this all other p»r onal property owned by agriculturists, which items of property.are not kept separ ate in th* cencus report, and it mav b saf-iy dSMinml that they amount to at leas' thirty two million dollars' worth, as valued I by :he census takers Now add this amount to the value of farms and live stock, an 1 we have a total of property, r*al and personal owned by thp agriculturists of the Stato amounting to two hundred and ten million dollars' worth at the valuation put on property in the census report; leaving the total ofpioperty owned by all others than farmers of one hundred and fo-ty million dollars' worth,the agriculturists of the State owning three-fifths of the property and all others owning two-fifths. Now let ns sup pose that the total valuation of property as assessed for taxation, to be fifty per cent, of its actual value, or one hundred and seventy-five millier.« (being half of three hundred an-! fifty millions), and it seems to me the valuation for taxing purposes ought to be at least one half its actual value. Hat the total value fcr taxation purposes was in 1880 only one hundred and forty-seven mil lions. including railroads, which, taken from one hundred and seventy five millions leaves twenty-eight million dollars woith oif prop erty, which escapes tax iiion altogether. But as the above comparisons are partly conjectural, • Jet ns make another comparison from the census tables cf 1880. By the tables showing the occupations of all the people in the State, it is shown that there were employed in all occupations one hundred and seventy six thousand people; of this number one hutdred and seven thousand were em ployed in agricultural pursuits, and sixty nine thousand were employed in all other avccations than agriculture, showing that a fraction over three-fifths of the people were employed in agriculture and a little less than two-fifths in all other occupations. If. therefore, thp property be equally distributed among all the working population of the State acd it all be taxed, then the agri culturists pav three-fifths of all the taxes of the State. Now I desire to call yonr atten tion to still another test of the distention of the property in the State. Take our State Anditor's report for 1884. By that report it is shown that the total assessed value of land for purposes of taxation is ♦ 119,000,000; :hat the total valae of personal propertv is $40 000,000; that the value of all railroads is twelve millions, making in round numbers one hundred and seventy-seven million dollars. By the same report for 1884 it is shown that the assessed value of all other real estate than farms, including railroads is in round numbers forty-two million dollars, as follows: Awwl vata? of railroad* Vainc o! all dtj acd low g lota Value o! all * i!d land not included ia farm.«, ecun.ated at Total Now, take fem two millions, the value of all real «»state other than farms, adding the j valce of all rahoads in the State, and also the valu* of a 1 personal property as valued , io IW4, bfiag forty six millions, making eighty eight millions, and >ubtr*ct this from the tc«»l v«!>mtion of all real and personal property ie it was assessed in 1834, amount ing to en© hurdred and a*ven»y-seven rail How; aod we leave the total valae of »H tha . tara» in ùe State, eighty-nine aiUbm Tn ibe Aiditor's report we find the fo lowing ilea* enumerated aeptrateij an' tbe assessed value of each, enumerate* •a follows : H ou* hold ml kitchen furnitur« $.4516,5» Farming acd gardening oWnaila »nd im pianit-Dl* 16VU« falue of hag* 4.760,M Valt • ol rattle .. «. >sa.i* Valuool(kMp l.'.'iu.ti Value of borna, nul«», etc. O.Hi.tV ■ fttal- «,127,16 Deduct from this total of personal prop ertj chietly owntd bj tbe farmer, one hal tbe household and kitchen furniture, anc two fifths the value of horses supposed to b< owned by all other classes amounting to gelber to $4,832,081. we hare left belonging to the agricultural class ?-1 ,2?5,0*2. Sub tract this twenty-one millions from the total valuation of all the personal property in the State, being forty-six millions, and we bave twenty-five millions left. But upon lurther examination of tbe Auditor's report it will be shown thai the agriculturists ol the State own a large portion of the twenty-five mill'ons of prop erty not included under the heads above enumerated; such as bonds, notes, securi ties, deposits, pianos, organs, money, Ac. Now, let us add the twenty one millions ol personal property which was assessed to the farmer, to the eighty nine millions the value of his farms, and we have a total of property taxed to the agricultural class ol $11 (1,01)0,000. Then add to the forty-two millions total value of real estate and rail roads, owned by all other classes than agri culturists, the twenty-five millions balance of personal property stated above, and we have a total of sixty seven million dollars worth, or less than twofifths of the property of the State charged with taxation, so that it will bo seen that it is not merely conjectural that the agricultural interest in the State pays three fifths of all the taxes. Indeed, that interest pays much more tbau three-fifths of all the taxes, because the figures I have given only include such items as are valued separately, so that it can be ascertained to what class thev be long. I5y a further examination of the Auditor'8 report, it will be found that the apricultural class pays a large portion of the remaining twenty-five millions of person ality, not included under the headings enum erated above; on such things as notes, bonds, securities, deposit«, money, pianos, organs, wagons, carriages, etc. Now, let us see what tbe agriculturists pay ou the supposition that they pay only three-fifths of the taxes on personal property. It has been sLo*n that ihey pay on eighty-nine millioni be value of farms, add to this three-fifths ot foiiy-tix millions of personal property, s iy tunny-tight millions, making one hundred ai-d seventeen millions, then add two-tifth3 of tie forty six millions ot personality, or *-ij.h'ten millions, to forty-two millions, va'nc-of all lands, houses and railroads not ov t.ed by the agricultural class, and we Lave sixty millions of dollars worth of tTOputy taxed to all other ihMi agriculturalist's,or ten millions less than two fif hs ol a)l the property of the State, which the agriculturalists of the State pay taxes on ten millions more than three fitths of all the property of the State,or only a small traction less than two'thirds of all the taxes. » • » 1 -«-i 1 it - a L_ at 1 piicauv Bimru moi vu«o'i.i takers in 1880 all the farms in the State were valued at !33 millions, and that thsir aeFCPsed value for taxation is about one half the value placed on them by the cemus taker.«, ro their valie for the jnirpoFes of taxation would be about sixty-six millions. This id capital invested in farms alone in lbCO, ae ctrciug to their assessed value lor taxation. Tl.e census report for that year shows that the total value of farm productions so'd and consumed, was worth nineteen million! of dclltirs. The fame report shows that the to'nl valut of live stock wns ubout ei^ht»en million?. About one-fourth of the value of live stock being produced each year,which beiüg added to farm productions, makes tfce total annual productions of agriculture aboul tweuty-three millions, by the employ ment of a capital of sixty-six millions as it is \alutd for taxation. There were em ployed in the production of this twenty-three millions of products 107,0'""' hands, turning out a grots product to each hand employed, $214.95. The next largest producing class to agri cnttnrists iR the class engaged in manufac tures, meohanical and mining pursuits. In these pursuits, according to the census of IMP, there were 2'i,000 persons employed, of whom 14.000 were engaged as operatives in manufacturing, and 12.000 in mechani cal and mining pursuits, employing a capi tal, according to the census reports, of near ly 1 1 000,000. making a çross product of nearly 2:1,000,000; the capital, however, for taxation purposes being on'y valued at half the value put upon it by the (.ensus Mar shals as in the case of farms, would be but 7,000,000, eo that 7,000,000 of capital produced a gross value of product of tw't nty-thTCe millions or eight hundred and forn-Hix dollars of jnws product to each hand; bting within a fraction of four time* as much to the hand as was produced to the hand in agricultural pursuits. 'ihe census reporta do not give us the amount of wage» p»'d in agriculture; but in manufacturing, mechanival and mining pursuits there was paid in wa^e« in 1880, $4,313.965; for raw material $14,027,388; which added together make $18,344,353. Now substract this last sum from $22,867,126, the total products, and a gross profit is left of #*4,525,773, which exceeds the «total amftint of wages paid by $211,880, and all this on a capital, as it ia valued for purposes of taxation, of only $7,000,000. We see, theifcfore, that in manufacturing, mechan ical and mining pursuit* $7,000.000 of as sessed value of capital produce« as much in value of product as $66,000.000 of capital invested in agricultural purr-cits, which profits probably largely in excess in the one case over the other. I haw reasons for thinking, however, that the profits are chiefly derived by the manufacturer rather than by the miner and the mechanic. These illustrations show that while *e tax nothing in the hands of the manufacturer relating to his pursuit, except his capital in vested, that he, although the large« pro ducer of wealth in the State, pays so little taxes that the amount is not in any reason able proportion to the protection he re ceives from the government, whose burdens and protection should be a common heritage of all. T have shown by the census report that the total number ot persons employed in the State in some gainful employment ii one hundred and serentv-six thousand. Their occupations are as follows : ^ !■ t£ii«»iucal ai»4 per»ona! — 31,W purroit» — Id trade and tru»»|>"rta«to»..~ —— . Total..— 0*4^ The total production of the two leadinj classes those engaged in manufactures mechanical and mining pursuit*, and agri culturist* which are the great wealth pro ducing classes of the State: a* they are n all (heßtatet, «as in 1880, $46 000,000; thi one on an inveaud capital of $ô6,000,00( according to its taxable value. The oihei according to its taxable value, on a capita of $7,000,000. The agricolturirs prodac irg a grou product of $23.000.000 worth The manufacturer, mechanic and th miner, producing a like grosaamoant wort! $23,000,000, But for the parpor* of tan tion the agriculturist are charged npoa thi tax : ooks. in 1884 not only with fcrtf.OOO, C00 the value of his tarn»*, hot also witi the total of their lire »'ock, househol ecods, and farming implements to th amount of $21.00« 000, be. id« all the pre duds of'heir tanas on hand on the 1st c Januaiv, amounting to several millioti more. Tie Talae of th-« P»~ dc<*s triloan by the AnJi'or* repon [ .B cut's to at least ("•<» 0Û0. which ad • td *o »he tigk'JT ia« mUruw. the valae i j ftici thows ihat l*e agricalt&r««*» pi fCoolirced on Third Pagt ] I M AKTIN *3 FKRRT. , On Tuesday, while working «boat the mat-hint ry of the Lm^h'in mill. John Figb j er had bis left thumb caught in a cog wheel acd n atùtd bo badly that ii had to be ta pe tatid. We wish to correct the mistake mads ia yes'crdsy mornin/s piper, and state that it ia D.vic F. l'axton who ia favorably apokeo of as ass< s>or tor the second ward Mrs Scoviile was ia town again yester day selling some notions ahe had with her. She made quite a nuisance of herself to business men by occupying their time, tell ing th' ffi al.oat the second coming of Christ and doing the crazy act in general. l.illie, a twelve year old daughter of L F. Dean, is ljicg very low with typhoid fever. Yesterday evening Mr. Charley McCombc was married to Miss Mary Kemple, at the resident-« of her father, Mr. Alei. Kemple, | who rtsides al>out seven mileseaat of Wheel ing, on the National pike. Mr. McComba I is a very fine young man, and we wish him and his new bride all the happiness which S can ptseibly come to two loving hearts, j Mr. Fred. Applagaie ia ia Si. C lairs villa leading the Capital City riuk band. Mrs. J. M. Paul, of the Ilanover Hotel, ' ia in New Athens, visiting friends and jel ativ«s. I The same old story. The printer caused 1 ua to say Mr. Miskle instead of Mr. Mer i kle. was married, in yesterday's papor. The Democraîs of the First ward will hold a convention in the school house in i the First ward, this eveung, to nominate 1 one Councilman and one /isseasor. There will also be a convention in the I town hall to-night 1o nominate candidates j for the school board. When that is over there will be a Citizens' convention of the 1 .Second ward at the same place to nominate I one Councilman and one Asse««or. Also, a I general convention to nominate one ceme tery trustee. In the case of Hoyd vs. Cooey, which was ! on trial before Squire Mitchel duriug Tues day and Wednesday and until 11 o'clock Wednesday night, the verdict was rendered in iavor ot ihe t>laintiff Th* trial lasted two days and half a night, and your report er's bard heart was even tout hed when the foreman of the jury paid them off ac cording to the law with 50 cents each. James Barles* ha* purchased a tine trot ting horse from parties near Jewet. .Miss Mary Lawrence of Cambridge is vis itirg Mr John Lawrence of Tntrd street. Will Harrison and Will Taylor, of the Mammoth Hink, ot Bridgeport, were in town yesterday. At the Fxcelsior Hink Wednesday night ihe nine mile race for the championship of the city and a medal wai closed by Dobbins winning the first two heata, giving him the tirst three three mile races, and making him the winner of the championship medal. The medal consists of a bar of silver, from which is suspended a disc of gold on the face of which appears a skate crown and wreath in bas relief. Mr. Dobbins may well feel proud of his prize. Hev. F. !>. lloltz and family are in Harneaville visiting friends. Street Commissioner Fisher is now, by order of council, building the bridge over the creek on Jefferson street three feet higher, and taking the earth from the top of the lull and filling in the hollow so a-« lo make the ^ rade much lighter. notn »: or AmiiMntiiT. Kstate of Henry L. Greiner, deceased. I he undersigned has been appointed and • <|ualified as H.lministrator of the csta'e of Henry I,. Greiner, late of Helmont county, deceaaed. I'a'.ed this 2d day of April, A. 0. 1Mb.». I'ltKPRICk GiUINkH, Administrator. W hat mijjht have been a very serious I fire occurred in tho house of Richard 0. j Hernie, in the Garden Spot, yesterdav eren in/ about half pa^t six o'clock. Luckily I there were a number of people neir by when ihe alarm was given, and the flames were extinguished with little difficulty or damage Yesterday was the second anniversary of ihe performance of the Two Orphans by the Orion Dramatic Club. Certain druggist begin to complain that the only cough remedy thev can «dl is Dr. Wistar s l'alram of Wild Cherry. This goes to provo that intelligent people are de termine«! to get the best cure f >r coughs colds and consumption, and will not take a substitute. OX TUR OHIO. An Epitome of News Conrrmtn| th» Riitl« and ilo» I m on. The following towboats passed down with tows of coal yeaterday: J. W. Gould, On ward, liornet No. 2, John Penny, Joseph Walton, L. VV. Morgan, Joieph Warne, hn Urpriae and Ella. The Kmma Gr«-ham passed dowa for Cin cinnati yesterday morning. The steamer Scotia pasaed up for Pitts burg yesterday. The Diurnal left for l'arkersburg yeiter day at II a m. The Telegram left for Clarington, at 3 p. m. The A beer O'Neal did not make her ap pearance ye**erdaj on account of the ice. The C. W. bachelor leave* Pitta jurg bound for this port, and way pointa. Ihe Flaine will miaa todays trip and will be the Parlersburg packet on Monday, being laid up on account of ice. The A noes will arrive today aod leave Satuiday for Ciccinnati at 3 p. m. The hcctia will be to-morrow's Cincinna ti's packet, parsing down at 6 a. m. Ti.<- water has risen bigh enough to float 'he whan' boat and the dry dock«, and other craît that was aground. Not as much ice came down aa waa ex pect» d, a« the warm «eatber waated it away. The sUamer Cueeapeake ia to be sold to morrow by the l* S Marsball for debt Ca| tail. Thad Thomaa returned borne per steamer 1 elegram yesterdav. The steamer Smoky City ia laid up at Bellalre waiting for the ice to pass by. The Princes« ia atill making ber tripe ia ! the Hellaire trade. Cairo, April 2.—Hirer 22 feet 2 incbee j and falling. Ilearj rain thi* afternoon Weather warm. CiX' IWati, April 2.—Rirer 10 feet 10 incb<?a and atationary. Weatlur clear and pleasant. Pirrsxrac, April 2—River 14 feet, « inthea. 1 he weather U clear and mild. Aa Kad to Boa* Scraping. Edward Shepherd, of Iiarriaborg, saya: Having reeeived so mach benefit from Electric Kitter«, I feel it mv duty to let suffering humanity kaov it Hare had a running sore on mr leg for eight jeara; my doctor« told me I would hat« to hare I ' the bone scraped or leg amputated. I aavL I instead, three bottle« of Electric Bitten and , seven boxe« BucUen'a Arnica Salr«, aad my leg ia cow aoend aod well." Electric Biuera are aold at fifty cent« a , bottle, and Buckleii'« Arnica Salre at 26c per box, by Logan h Co. A Walklsf Sfc«l«M. Mr. E. Springer, of Xecbaaieebwg, Pa. ' write«: "I waa afflicted with lang fever aad 1 reducod to a walking aheletoa. Got a free ' j trial bottle o< Dr. King a New Disooviry fos ' , Cocaamptioa which did ae fe mach gooê 1 that I bought a dollar boule. After ating 1 j three bettle«, found myvlf once more a man, completely retortd to heahh, whh i I heart? appetite, aad a gain ia flesh of 44 poticdi. j ! Call at Lo*ae k Co a Drag Store aad get i , free trial bottle of thi« certain care for at ' ! Lung Diacaees. Large bottW ll.QQ. ( j Arsitalslva , The brat aalva ia the world for Cut , Bniari, -or«-* Hrrr\ Sah Rhecm, Pava a Sorea. Tetter. Chapped 1 Lands. ChUfclatM 1- Oarer ard tV, Skia Krcprion«. andpoÂrin 1*etPîk» or ne p*ynir*d Ittagiai • ; • . ; 1 - ' .-u! lae-'on or «soie . I r-ir.i4<«». Pi lea lô oeUx per box. fi j talc t j Log ait 4 Co. THE INSULT Offered to the Start aid Strip»» at Aspiowall WILL BE PftOMPLY AVENGED. United States Wir Vesse's Beinj Sent Forth—Preston Fired The City to Escape. THREE HOUSES LEFT STANDING. Panama, via Gai.vmto*, April 2.—The particulars of the battle at Colon and the burning ot that city are «till meagrely re ported. The attack upon the rebel chieC Preaton, by the Colombian foop« waa led by Colonel Tlloa. Preston's force« were utterly routed after a severe engagement. As soon m he become convinced that it would be impossible for him to maintain bis position he set tire to the city in various placet and then made his escape. Only a few of his followers succeded iu getting away with him. The city is almost a complete ruin. Oaly thr» e houses nre left standing. Much dis tress prevail« amoujj the people who h*re been rendered homeless. Kverything is quiet here at Panama, and no serious ap prehension of attack from the insurgents u lelt. Communication with Colon remain« open. Whitney Sending Out Aid. Wasmvuton, April 2.—In answer to a telegram seul last night by Secretary Whit ney to the Prtaident of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company at New York, relative to the number ot men th«» company's ves Fels can take to Aspinwall without delay, the following reply was received thia morn ing: "We can carry two hundred men in the City of Para to-morrow at noon ami »ix hundred in the Acapulco next Moo lav " Secretary Whitney replied: "We will ship two hundred men br your steamer with tents and camp equippage. TIm» Ten neMeh, with Admiral Jrwett, will leave Stw Orleai.s probably today, with an extra compliment of luariitrw^Jor Atninwall, and with extra provisions Tnwt'wiU place four »hips and between 10« and 600 men at Aspinwall for land service. As to Monday'« steamer, will communicate hereafter." A dispatch wm also received from Com mander Kane, of the Oalcna, saying: "As pinwall burned by innurgent*. Transit closed. Steamship property safe and in my nrssewiot s; aNo railroad property a( nortn end of the island. Advisable to «end another vessel." A number of vaval officer« bave volun teered to go to Panama at once to assist in handling tne forces on shore or other duty, and it is understood that several officer« will be ordered to the Isthmus, one of whom will probably be of high rank. Major Hey wood, of the Marine Corp«, on duty at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, will command the marines shipped to Panama to morrow. The number of marine« which it is contemplated to ship in the next few days number 600. Colon Totally l»e«froy«-il. Pu 11 a in I.ni I a, Pa., April '2 —The fol lowing di*pat< h WM received today by Adamson. son of Consul (ieneral A damson, of Anpinwall. "Colon totally dostroved by fire, suffering awful. In my name invoke all editor« to ask subscription* for relief. (Signed. J Al» A Mao*." Thk great popularity and succe«« of Sal tation Oil, the great pain destroyer, has made it a target for counterfeiters. Beware of imitations. Prie« 2*> cents a bottle. E.M. MCILLINACO. T H E TALK OF THE TOWN WE PROPOSE TO MAKE —OUR— Special Sale ! xvanT V SATURDAY, AFÎERN00N AND EVEMINS, j . ' The talk of the town, no mat ter what it costs to do it« Bargains for Everybody ! That ever) body can get If they want them. THIS Salufday Mtfimoon&Eienin^ April 4* We will cut the life out of the prices of certain articies Crom each department of onr House, and give all that come Bar gains that will do them good " 0 > besides. ^ ' ' JÊL . # Bit fife if Bemnts. \ E. M. Meeniin&Ss. m. I - \ wMwmäm