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WHEELING, W. VA., TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 27,1885,
CIVIL SERVICE REFORM. Thoman's Resignation Formail Tendered and Accepted. LETTER TO PRESIDENT CLEVELAND Thonun» Parting Good Words on tb Success of th« Administration on Reform. GENERAL WASHINGTON DISPATCHES The reeijpaàoa of Civil Service Cod miseioner Leroy D. Thoman u official} aade public thia afterncon. Mr. Tbomai tendered bis résignation October 20th, av the President in a Inter under data of 0< tober ?4th, accepte the reägnatioe, to tâi effect November let next The following is the correapoadeace; y >aaiMiw, Ortribw TAJfflyi^ , S:k Reepectfiaily refarriag to a em« «noa had with 70a aa early aa March 10 in which I expressed a wish to be relieve« ot obt datiee m a member ot the H. S Civi Service Commission. and also to the ap parent tact that it *«1 i»ot thea your plea« are to consider ait request. I cow have tlx honor to tender formally my resignation and earnestly to b*g an early contidera uûq ot the same and its acceptance. While thus asking release from so hon orable a trust 1 desire to record m? g-a., rica'ion over the proved practicability and remedial eff-?cri»ereea of the reform pro cedure Tr ed veteran* in political war tare view with amazement the facile though radical departure from the famil iar nirthods of the spoils systtm of dis tributing patronage Strenuous and sin cere argument and also deliberate perver sion mark the opposition of different oups ot astagoniaia, and yet it m uet be concluded that a m^jan'v ot the political ll'Wn »U ÇUwr» y**- , j « . . - Pendleton la# it iu original en actment and emphstic endorsement oy a subsequent Congress »are hunest legislative expressions acd not the coer cion ot moral cowardice bv popular genu meet cor partisan legerdemain. la tbe jjreat task of &iimitiistr<*tive retorta, which you bare undertaken in accordance with personal and party p!ed»es, tbe ps>ple will jji?9 aid. It has been my pleasure within the last two taofctbs to riait quite a num ber of States and Termor»»»« of this I'oion, and it wks inv »food fortan» to m?et with manr of their nitidus ft is gratifying to km>* that the people confide in tbe un equivocal intention ot t'ae prrsrnt Admin iitration to iuüaii the utit sys tem in the civil servi e They had condemned thj exila of former me:ho<is. Lorg experience had aiacUt their knowledge accurate. They welcomed the inauguration of the new features of the present reform, it appealed to a typically American sentiment which recommends and advance* merit. With the precise details of the &aw procedure fheir acquaintance was cot so intimate. Tothisttiev are fat nuccetdin/ nod the regelt wiii be cordial approval. Toe in ception and maiutrnicce of gr^at reforms are »i h ike pe&ol* f believe thuu tie fondamental tdei of «»«i service retira is •zkaracterisiic ot Antfisaa thought Popular hesitation over the »fcept ac«.e of «tatutory details, snpges's merely a sa'd cmstrrvfttism. In the initial stages of this reform there vaa a response through cut the nation, poMtiaai contests assumed a i.e' tone, old-time method* ot corruption w«a dij-t •'O'-'-.d.and bossism was grappled *» ith ftesh *ig>r. Tb? improvement is y ei marked it vicious elements still seek ob trusion into elections the char ces of their awe***? have h?en lessened. The reform sp'rit is militant sod advances toward c&niplete succ»*«a. Corruption bj polit icai patronage has been removed Public »appreciation of the fact that this refera does not trecch upon s'urdv partisanship comes late It »as sedulously maintained that the civil service was to be composed e( men who should abjure certain rghta of tit zenship Wuh th* gradual but in ■evitacJe refutation of this fake view, the •wtlines cf the reform at least, stood for their clearness. It is reform which reviews the civil strvi cua vast business agency Its 9uc.ets is tor the best attainable merit la business. which is cot political, it en forces no test of parry. .With confident trust in the tuceees of vonr fiJministraîiou I am vou* obedient eervant. I.ksot D. Thomas. To the P.esioVtit KxuciTiVg Mavsiot ) Wasbisotoï. o:tobtr 24, lsM)5. | Hv t Ltraj 1) Thomm, Çiril Serriee Commission : ilv Dear Sir—I have received your i»t <# ten-lerin? your resignation as a membec of the Civil S-rvice Commission, •kich is m furtherance of an inclination <xpreea*d by you very soon after my in auguration as Presi-ieat The resignation uius nereoy «ACfpwi, iu imp »>gtu oa November lit next i congTata late 5ou upon the fact that in the office «riuc'h you relinquish, yoa hare been able oy swere and earnest work and by a «teady .ievoù^a to tbe cause which ïou bare bad in charge, faj co much in tha interest ol ^•ood ijoveruawuX and improved political methods Y oar« »incarely, GlOTII ClJITfLiSD. An Associated Pree» reporter called up oa t'ommi'tton»r Thoman t hi» naorainfr, aa4ia acstrtr to » ijueatioa m io his tut .are i«#etione, he aaid: ' I wiil cai b« idle a moment I haye «orne private ba»ioew matter» which »ill occupy my attentioa for • »hört ti»« and then 1 ezpact to r**am« t£e practice ot la».-' It is »aid Judge Thoxnn ha« under coo sid-ration a proportion f*o*n a large cor .pora'ion in New York. H;» only rtply to <* q'ieuioa on the point wa». "I do oM feel at übrr v to eay amthirg on the »abject al frejeit." APPOINTMENTS. I>utxi«.t Attorn*}* «od Marshal* Namtii t>j the President ^a3Ui«otos, Oc ober 26.—Th« Preai dem made the fob wir g appointment» to day To be Attorre, s ot' t he Uaited State«— Josph W. Home, of Arkansas, fortbeEaat *fo District ot Arkansas; Monti EL Saa d»rs,cf Arkaaaa». for the Western Dutric ot Arkansas. To be Marshals of the United State» Thomas Fle(ch»r, of Arkansas, for th n'ern ^'8,r*ct °' Arkansas; John Car foil, ot' Arkansas, for the Western Disttic ot Arkansas T-e Secretary ot the Treasory ha» af pwn'ed Godfrey Jauger, of Ottawa count] * 'aio a* iuernal revenue agent. Tke Secretary of the Interior made th toilowin* appointment« of special exaoo >ners in pecsion offices utder civil servie Eben Cîark of Mailand; Travi V H«»Uy *f Missouri; Tho«. A. Hocl •Uyger ot Kansas; John H. Anthony i Geo P. »müh of Kansa»; S E Oalijon ard Howard a McCandlea < *u|taia; T. W. Edwaitk tad 0. Br*n Lag of Illinois; Jacob T. Klugh of Penn. Arch McGinnis of Indiana. Tira Secretary of tira Treasury has af pointed Hachard M. Johnson of Indiana ti y be chief of division in sixth auditor's offict ' rice Mr. Dickerson transferred to office o comptroller of currency. Commissioner of Internal Revenue to feyappoi a ted Godfrey Jaeger, of EJme 0., to Internal Revenue Agent, rice Job] * W. Phelps, resigned. thk arPOiXTKia. e I The foor official» of the Department o Justice in the State of Arkansas, appoint* by the President to-day, are all persona friend* ot long standing of Attorney Gen eral Garland and gentlemen of ability an< high standingin their re« pec tire localities They are all Democrats and each has beer * more or less active in politics. Mr. Home appointed to be United States Attorney for the Western distiict of Ar * ksnssi, is a lawyer about 32 r years of age He has been in the legisla 1 tare of Arkansas, and vas a member ol 1 the last constitutional convention. Mr. ' SandeUs, tira nsv United States Attorney - for the western district of Arkansas, is 35 , I years of age, a lawyer of ability and hat never held any political office. Mr. Fletcher, the new United States Mar shal far the Eastern district, is 63 years o( rf - hü siwefs bsea an active politician . and at owe time Gore»nor of the State. Mr Carroll, who secures the Marshal I ship far the Western district, is »boot 60 1 ' years of age, a prominent and active party i i worker, »erred in the Legislature and in the State Constitutional Convention. DISBARRED BT SCCRETART LAMAR. Secretary Lamar to-day disbarred Wil liam A. Trusk, of Garden City, Kansss from practice before the Interior Depart ment. _ HAMILTON COUNTY'S SENATORS The Restraining Order Against the Re turning Board Continued. Ciscuxati, October 26.—Judge Buch walter's little coart room was crowded to its utmost capacity this mornicg by attor neys, candidates and citizens interested in the result of the legal proceedings before him in connection with the de'ivery of cer tificates of election to the foar candidates far Senator from Hamilton county. The matter had been argued and submitted to him od a demurrer, and on a motion to dissolve a restraining order heretofore issued by him in favor of the four Republican candidate« on their peti tion. lie rendered his decision ht some leogth, holding as to the demurrer—first, ther« was no misjoinder of partita; that the four candidates could sue together or separately; second, the Conrt had jurisdic tion not to declare who should hold office, for that was sarely the province cf the Legislator« upon a contest, but to declare who was entitled to a certiti ate, for that was a personal right separate from the title of the office. He also held that it was not necessary, in order to obtain the aid of the Court to prevent irreparable injury, to do more than make out a prima facie case While in this case, the avertments of facts in the petition were insufficient, yet the plaintiffs were entitled to amend in that particular if necessary, and in any case they were entitled to an order to stay the hand of the clerk, until the mérita of the cue could be determined in another court The iojunction was therefore con tinned in force, and the mandamus case, involving the same pointa was taken up by 'he Circuit Court, which haa been in ses sion all morning, considering the manda I ana to îearuct County Clerk Dalton what ara proper re-uro s to recaiva and oanvaai in tn« Senatorial vote. The importance of these proceedings arises from the fact that the Republicans will have a majority ia bo'h branches of the Legialature if the Hamilton county Republican Senators get certificates, otherwise it will be about even ly divided. Anr«*Ud On a Charge of Bigamy. 4mcu/ 10 tu Esguttr. 3TEtrBt.vviLLK, 0 , October 26 —Satur day eveniog Sylvanes M. Watkina, who tor some time past has resided two miles west of tbia city on a larm, was arnsted by Constable Marshal, ot Morgan county, on a charge of bigamy. He was married to a young lady named Mary C. Harris, in Morgan county in 1883. After living with her a couple of jeara he grew tired of her and deserted. Â short time afterwards he ma.risd a lady named Calendoa, and re moved to tha county. Hia firat wife, hear ing of hia second marriage, caused his ar rest. He will have a hearing on Novem ber 3th. Grain la Sight. Ca: 'AGO, October 26—The following fig urea taken from the official statement of the Board of Trade to he posted on Change to morrow, showing the amount of grain in aight in the United States and Canada on Saturday, October 24, and amount of increaae or decrease over the preceding week: Wheat 49.686,224, increase 947,248; com 4,9&5.<}73, increase 656,291; cats 4,077,236, dfcreaae 333,139; rye 088,595, increase *1,873; barfey 1,5*0.35J,increase 395 468. The amount of grain in store in Chicago on the date named war Wheat 12,953, 643; corn 1,001,459; oats 212,413; rye 239 429; barley 120.643. I«t a JTard of Truth la It. Locisvilli, Kjr., Qstoiter 26.—Yoavg McDowell, woo is a grvmt gnadjoa of Henry Clay, *u today seen by a reporter in this city, where he is clerk in an iron house, and he wrote the following state ment: The report of the Associated Press in regard to the asserted mariiage of my self lo a Miss Donnelly, of Connecticut, is ! a tissue oi môlaltp» or falsehoods. I graduated at 1 ale ja 1883, not in 1834, as stated Duricg the time that I a student I was personally acquainted with the lady named, but there is not a word of truth ia the statement that ae were mar ried nor is there any fact to justify the statement. The details of the dispatch re ferred ta entirely inventions and wholly devoid ol tfcrjj. W. A- ILÏJowell. The J. A. Atberton who figures as Mc Dowell's friend Lb the patter is Mr. Peter Whortoo, of this city. ^Serious Labor Trouble Apprehended. Sharox, Pa , October 26.—The laborers employed at the Sharon water works struck this afternoon for an advance in wages ol ' 25 cents per day. The contractors re fused to arrant the increase and telegraphed . : to Cleveland for lod Italians to ts&e theii places. Serious trouble is aatàûpated ai the strikers \f tlttj will not allow the tor eignen ta go to work. t « Lowering the Kecord. SraixcFiiLP, Mass., October 26.—Wm. ; Woodside in a ten mile ride at Hampdei ■ Park to day, lowered the world bicycl« t records from six to ten miles, inclusive making the ten miles in 29:12 2 5. Thi - lowers the record by 7 3-6 seconds. , Wm. Rome also lowered the three-qcar ter mile record from 1:551 to 1:55 1-5. i «» Ax Old Story—Look at a human beinj » when under the influence of that tenibK I tort an», rheumatism. Trivial symptom« - ; were neglected until the disease becam< f established, whereas all the long suffering . : coald have been prevented by the proapi t1 as# of Salvatisn Oil, mtia| only 25 nati r ; a bottle at aB drug stores. WARD ON TRIAI, ► I Not for Ruioiog Gen. Grant and Sending Him I BROKEN HEARTED TO THE GRAVE, h F Or for Making a Convict of Fish, but for t ; Simple Larceny—Fish on the Stand. FISH TELL8 OF A CERTAIN DEPOSIT. New Yoke, October 26 —The Ward jury waa completed titia afternoon. Dit ' trict Attorney Martine opened the case. He said Ward had been indicted for lar I ceny and he read statutes covering the crime. While the District Attorney was , speaking, James D. Fish with hia cuato 1 todian entered the court room. He glanced at Ward, and waa removed to a ; private loom where 1m remained until [ wanted aa a witness. The District Attor I ney said Ward, on May 5, 1884, in this city, presented a check for $71,800 to the Marine Bank drawn against a check for $75,000 of the First National Ward received money from the Marine Bank. The $75,000 waa not honored by the First National Bank, and Ward was guiliy ot grand larceny by procuring $71,000 on i* from the Marine Bank. The jury must re member that Ward was not on trial for raining Gen Grant and sending him broken hearted to the grave, or for sendirg to the State prison tor ten years a gentle man highly connected in banking circles, but was merely on trial for grand larceny. j KISH OX THE STAND. Jamea D. Fish was the first witness. He glared savagely at Ward, who lowered his eyes. Ward's counsel moved that the jury be dismissed on account ot the state ment of the Diatrict Attorney regarding Gen. Grant and Mr. Fiah. The motion waa denied. If. P;A—"I «m ■ivttf.ilr roara nM ft convict at Aaburn State prieon, to which I was sentenced tor tea years at hard labor. I saw the check handed to me on May 5th, 1884 It was handed me by the paying teller. I directed it certified after I went to the telephone and rang up | Ward." Question—"Is the prisoner here the Ward you mean?" Fish (leaning over again)—! would like to see bim. Yes, that is tte man, (con ! temptuously ) Continuing, the witness said *'1 said over the phone, 'Ward, I have your check here for certification for $71,800 »gainst an uncertified check for $75,000.' Ward 'phoned back it was all right, and I certified it. I saw Ward on May 5 about 9 o'clock. He came in Mon day morning before business hours and asked for a withdrawal of a certified $30,000 check, because $81,000 against which the former sum was drawn had been withdrawn. Mr. John H. Carr, Receiving Teller, was present, and I in structed him to withdraw the check. 1 When the exchanges came in 1 found the $81,000 which Ward said was drawn was ' presented and paid by the bank. I rang i Ward up and told him ; he said it was strange, but that it would be all right He ■ waa too busy to ( ome to see me jhen. On croM-ezamioatipn, witness said he ; did not know that Ward's account had , been overdrawn on May 5, 1884, to the amount of $100,000. I know that Ward often had his personal account overdrawn, but Ward told me the money was deposited in the Grant k Ward account on April 12, 1884. I told Ward that it seemed to me 1 affairs were drifting in a way I could not understand. Mr. Carr, the second teller, ; had charge < f the cash account. On May 5th, I expected Ward all day, according to his written promise to make a deposit to relieve the $81,000 check which did come in though he assured mo it was withdrawn. We waited for Ward at the bank that day until five o'clock Ward had promised to raise the money and I understand he was trying to borrow on the 5th I was pressing hard for money a> the bank needed in order to get through the Clearing House on that Monday morn ing. On May 3 I wrote Ward, "Get in all yoo can and h:po to see better days." 1 meant for him to get all the mo^ey he could, and on Monday morning he depos ited the Yanderbilt check for $150,-1 000 which was credited to his personal account. I do not know that at that time it was extra hard for ! Ward to borrow money. I do not ever remember eoiifitipg loans for Grant & j Ward on their securities, though I believe 1 once went to Sel'g man's. It was be cause I could make better terms. At that the Marine Bauk was carrying a load for the Erie Company, and I wrote Ward that I would leave if the bank was not relieved of some of its securities, which the other çan^s won Id hardly accept. Ward, I think, became a director ip Januarr. and was one at the time of the Dank failure I was a mt mber of the firm of Grant à U7..J Lire IS WORT. Counsel then read the following lette: : [PlIVATS 1 Ornes of James D Fish, Wall St , ) March 29, 1884. f j Mv Dkir Mr. WARj>:~Lhc |a short as ve have it often quoted to na. This Krie business and soma other matten la alto gether too mnch for me. We carry an im* j mens* burden that bo other bank would for this company and many of their em ployer*, and on collateral« that no other bank would recognise. If the bank can not be rpHerad of aome of it I shall leave m soon as anything in thi? *orld. I see no prospect of thioga getting better with them, j Your«, J. D. Fish. "Ward," the witness continued, "often made deposits as late as 3:30. When 1 heard that the $31,000 check had been ua#d, though Ward had assured me that it had been wUhdrawn, I rang him np on the phone and aaii, sharply; 'Ward, how is this that $81,000 has been used.?* He replied. 'I cannot understand it, but it will be all right.' I believed Ward to be an honorable, truthful man. one to whom I trusted everything I had in the world. On Monday, May 5, I expected Ward to raise a large amount of money—as much as *400.000 pr $500,000. He had been try in* to raise I* ten days before that." * * At this point the witness was excused nntil to morrow, to jkjlow counsel for de fence to examine the books ci the bank. BEVJAMIX FI8H, a brother of the previous witness, testified. On May 3d and 5th I was paying teller ot the Marine Bank. On May 5 I received : this $71,P00 check over the counter for certification. I passed it to the receiving teller who showed me a bon-certified check of $75,000 deposited against it I then I took the $71.800 to the President, who telephoned to Ward, and J heard Ward re II ply over the 'phone. When I received the $81,000 on Monday, Mar 5.1 took it to President Fish, who telephoned Ward [ j again and received a reply that it would be all right 1 j This closed the trial for the day. It will be ren«we4tfr* THE CONKLING INTERVIEW. Tb« Brooklyn "Socle" CritiM* Um b Senator's Denial. New York, October 26.—Referring tc the iaUrriew with Roscoe ConkKcg. print ed in several newspapers yesterday, and which wae sent ou. by telegraph on Satnr day night, the Brooklyn Eagle, apropos of Mr. Conkling's reported denial that the in terview was authorized, says editorially to day: "The Hon. Eoecoe Conkling says the interview with him published San lay in the Eagle and other papers, was 'unauthor ized.' 'Unauthorized' is a rery elastic term. It may mean all or any of several things, and it both piquet and increases the public interests which Mr Conckling undoubtedly excites and enjoys. The Esgle received the interview from one of the best known and meritedly most trusted newspaper men in the United States with the assurance that it was the expresaon of Mr. Conkling's views, made by Mr. Conkling to him, on the matters contained in it The expree tion coincides with what are known to be the views abundantly and prodigiously ex pressed by Mr. Conkling to others, not newspaper men, on the same snlject Of the truthfulness of the interview ihars js no reason to donbt Not an impeceMRST ef its truthfulness is uttered by Mr. Conk ling. Yet 'unauthorized' is a very con venient word—explicit or evasive, somo thing cr nothing as one prefers. We presume Mr. Conkling, on reflection, wiskei to avoid responsibility for saying some things fcr which be will be entirely plessed to let have their due effect, and that after elec'ion he will not regret if the effec should prove to be aa great as he has rea son to expect it to be. WILDCATWHISKY Cames a Bloody Encounter Between Citi zen* and Illicit lJUtillera. Nashville, Texx., October 26 —A dis-: patch from Tracy City, Grundy county, gives the details of a bloody encounter be tween a party of illic't distillers and citi zens. W. F. Hobbs and Calvin Tipton w ere arrested for selling wildcat whisky in the woods near that towa. There are no " " - — • « J .V I rcatr.ii omcera tu mu pi««.c »uu wc m«u were tried before a civil magistrate and ac quitted. Tbey at once drove the wagon ►»ud barrel of whisky a short distance frcm the town and began selling again, and con-, tiderable druckennees and several fights resulted. Later in the night Jeff and Bill Smith and Dave Baker went to the camp and save tho "wildcatters" a severe beating Early yesterday morning Tipton and Hobba borrowed shotguns with the avowed par- | pose of killing Baker and the others Tbey vent to Baker's house and called him out, Jut before Tipton could shoot, Baker wrenched the gun from Hobba, ncd wh^l- ! ng, fired it at Tipton. Beth guns were lischarged simultaneously, Tipton falling nortally wounded and Baker severely. ?ome of the participants were caught, but ïïobba eecaped to his home at Nortcutt's ?ave. GRANT'S PRAYER. Shapline McCabe Contributes a Touching Incluent to the Grant-Johnson Contro vemy. New York, October 26.—The Grant Fohnson literature this morning embraces i very long account contributed by Col. S. >V. Small, of Atlanta, G%. Colonel Small lad confidential relations with President lohneon in the later years of the latter's ife and during the time when Mr. Johnson pes seeking to renew his career in the \meiican Congress. He contradicts Mr Depew'ß assertions, and criticises the points made one after the oihtr. He quotes from locuments he ha* in his possession to ; show that General Grant was mistaken. C. C. McCabe, a Methodist clergyman, writes to the Herald, that daring the time that Grant persisted in holding on the War Office, and refused to leave it for two or 1 three weeks, Bishop Simpson called npon bim. Tbc Bishop aiQ-e to go. Grant i went on before him and lacked the door, saying: "Bishop, I regard the Republic as in more danger now than at any time during the war. I feel the need of Divine belp I waiit you to pray with me." And | the two patriots kneeled together in prayer I to Almighty God for help in the hour of danger. A STRANGE DISASTER. Railway Kmplojes Knocked Off a Car Bj an Unexplained Accident, Boston, October 26.—At 8 o'clock this ! morning a gang of twenty trackmen on the Massachusetts Central llailrobd were being conveyed to their work by an engine and a flat car. The men were sitting on the sides of the c*r, ten on each side. When near Oakdale, without a second's warning all the man on one side were swept off, in some way at present unknown, bnt prob ably by a fallen tree or teltgraph pole Nine of the men were either killed or | injured. Ambulances wero ordered at the Massachusetts General Hoepital, to be in readiness for the injured men, who it is expeoted, will arrive here this afterucon Later—A later dispatch from the scene of the railroad accident says that none of the men were killed. One had both legs broken and several others were also badly injured. The accident was caused by boys ! leaving a box car en a siding so near the ; main track that the construction train ■track it. MISS MORGAN S SANITY. A Cm* lu Wltlclt Some Startling Dtj clo sure* ar* Expected. New York, October 26.—The inquiry into the sanity of Mies Lncinda Morgan «as resumed to day, and by order of Judge ; Lawrence, will bo continued from day to ; day until finished. Migs Morgan U the daughter of the late Matthew Morgan, the once well known New Yorker, and has been in the Pieasantrille Insane Asylum for four years. It is claimed that ihe is perfectly eane, and that her incarceration u due to her two brothers, Edwin and Henry. who tailed in the bankirg business in Williams street eighteen months ago, owing $10,000, and who hare control of property belonging to the ejster. Mrs. Roberta (Miss Morgan'! iister-in law), who is taking the leading steps in the direction of the latter's relfa*, says that she is perfectly sane; that she waa taken to the asylum tour years ago, at the instance of her trot her George; that her esiâ TerT &nd that the brothera are keeping her in tue ifcatthey may erjoy the ueeof it Some sensauonil disclosure^ arc expected this week in the ' case. C. K Lor 1 Appointed on th« C., W. £ B. Cixcixsati, October 26.—C. K. Lord, teneral pacsenger agent of the B. k 0. R. R, haa been appointed general passenger agent of the Cincinnati, Washington asd Baltimore Railroad, vice Thoa P. Barrett, resigned. Decided steps ought to be takea to curl a cold or cojsh at once. We should rec ommend Dr Bull's Cough Symp. Thii valuable medicine is endorsed by pbyai : dans and yon can rely on its doing tb I work «vary Una. f A MYSTERIOUS ARREST. ' AecsapUct BavaaU a Marderoo _ Com piracy Against an Heiress. posrox, Mass , October 26.—À mon ia| paper tolls a teasational «tory ia cot action with the mysterious arrest of hara Saturday night The prisone to be the principal in a conspirât ; to wurder a prominent young lady of th Wir. End. The joong lady ia said to b< heir to considerable property, and by gel tin*? rid of her the property would fall inti their hands. Some time ago the conspira ton started to pat their plans into opera ti4S by attempting to poison her. Althongl th« young lady saftered considerably, shi finally recovered. Her would-be murderers then decided b adapt other means of taking her life. Tbeii plan was to have the young lady enticed tc Baltimore, where the next attempt to kil betf was to be made. They then hired a fel ! lo*of this city to perform the work, ad ▼ageing _him money to carry out theii 's heart failed hit —_— This man's heart failed him, how tv#, and he acquainted the polioe with the stoip, still pretending to his em plojers thai he FM wiiling to do their bidding. Foi the detectives have been watoh ingaevery move by the conspirators, and on ai to arrest her. The police are hard at work collecting evidence, and very startling de velopments are expected. It was at first rumored that the woman was Louise Syloan, of "Boom 11" lame, but the rumor was unfounded. If the po lice know her name they conceal it, and the name of the victim is also temporarily withheld. A TRUANT SPOUSE. DUruvertd by Means of th* l'enslon Of fice Kecorda. Washington, October 26.—Last week a Utter was received at the Pension Office from a Connecticut woman, enclosing an application for a widow's pension, and in the reg alar order of business it went to the files. The recording clerk glanced over the list, noticed that a man of the same name given by the widow was drawing a pension which had been granted him in 1873, and was being paid throngh the Cali fornia agency. It required only a few momenta' search to dis cover that the record in the two cases was identical, ine wiaow onerea no prooi 01 death, but her affidavit stated that she had act seen her husband or heard ol him since tte war, and supposed that he had been kill ed in battle. A letter was «ritten to her stating that her husband was already drawing a pension for wounds received in the war, and by re urn mail came an in nfor hia whereabouts. She said that ad been mourning his death for twen ty years, but was very glad to hear that be iras still living, and if the pension people would only assist her in locating him the would make it very lively for her truant ipouse. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. Tbe theatrical costumes and property of the insane actor, Jobn McCullougb, are to t>e Bold at auction next Friday. A sleeping car was derailed near Sa ranne, Man., Friday night and several per ions seriously injured. A number of Conservative members of Par.iament have arrived to intercede for Riel. The date to which Riel has been respited is November 10th. The owners of the Grace Whitoey and the Eureka, both of which were last week reported lost, have received word from both those vessels, whicb, on baturday, were in tiarbor at Peqnaming. On Snnday afternoon, near Toledo, Seorge Dilson, a farmer was fired upon by k party of hunters in the woods and mor ally wonnded. S. Diseon, a prominent citi/en of Ptincc George's county, Md, on Sunday acci Mentally killed himself while shooting squirrels. Judge Prendergast yesterday morning arderpd tbe sale of tbe Current, of Chicago, the magazine foonded by E. L. Wakeman, to A. J7 Grover. The price to be paid is 12,500. It is announced on the best of aathority that Col. Pat Donan, the widely kno»n Dakota orator, will shortly lead to the hy men« al altar Signorita Isabella Maria In fanta Victoria Alfonso Gomez, a beautif 1 Spanish be le, and only child of Signor Don Alerdo Qiljra de (a Gome;, High Lord Alcade of Chihuahua. At Cincinnati, 0., J. N. Beall A Co., dry goods, resigned to S- H. Nicholas. Liabilities $15,000; asset« $6,000. Sslvani last night played in ' Othello" in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. A man too sick to hand over his ticket, was pat off a train bv ft conductor near Argetjta, Kans , and lay six hours before he was found. JohnMcCotloagh Improving Philadei.huu, October 26 —John Mc Collongb, the demented actor, who was brought from the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum, New York, to his home, thia city, on Sunday, is in a pitiable condition. He is reported to have been perceptibly im proved by the change to hi« own home. Mr. Johnson, who accompanied him, says: ' I think that he ia going to get better; not that be will ever be able to go on the stage again but he will be able to get abou» aid will regain to soœe extent his facnlties Already a great improvement is percep tible. He is brighter and watches those who attend him, a thing he has not done for a great while. Doctors Engel and Flojd believe he will recover. They propose a new treatment and hope to completely restore his reason. 0 Smallpox. Quebec, October 26 —Health Officer p-oeeeàod to Loretta to investigate a ru mor tbat amallpcx existed there, and found six cue«. Two death« have occur red. There ii great danger from that quarter as a great mans persons send their washing there. Washerwomen coming from Lorette to Quebec are required to show certificates from their priest s that no smallpox exista m their families. HxfcitToir. Ost., October 26.—Another case ol smallpox wa* discovered here to day. Philadilphu, October 26—Another conference was held to day between the flint glass manufactures and their striking worker», and it is asserted to night that fires will be started ia all establishments in this vicinity to-morrow night It is stated tbat oonceesioDS were made by both «idea Abolhd the earth, in every land, By ci*fy street? that I'm »war» of, In every town, they understand How teMh may Wat be takes care ol From Jersey fists to Birmab's mount They sing the praise of 80ZQDOVT HORSFORD'i AUIO PHOSPHATE. raanimou» Approral of K*dl#«J BtaSL Dr. T. G Comstock, Physician at Goo Samaritan Hospital, St Lotus, Mo, sayi ' For years we hare need it ia tbishoepite I in drmtpna and nervous diseases, and i ; a dnnk during the dsefine and in the co i valesceao* of lingering fevers. It has tl i iiaiirocf approral d oar medical stafl i|N«. DREADFUL GRIME Of a Young Man to Secure Contn of Hit Father's Property. I I THE SEQUEL TO A DISAPPEARANC > Comes to Hand, After Remaining a Dar Mystery for the Space of l Seven Years. , MYSTERIOUS MURDER IN IRELAND 'I Loxdo.v, October 26.—A moat rem at k able cue is on the docket of the Corl (Ireland) assizes, the winter term of whicl was opened to-day. Seveo years ago tb people of Castletown Roche were startle« by the sadden disappearance of the wife o John Sheehan, a well-to do and popala j resident, and of hia son and daughter j Tie father, who had been s Ml day. pÜ* "te t*T appearances, immediately retained home and every effort waa made to obtain som< information regarding the whereabout« of the missing people. Large sums of money were spent in the quest, bat it was without result, the trio having disappeared ai quickly as thoagh the earth had opened and swallowed them up. There were ru mors of elopements and cf foal play, but every clue failed of confirmation. Years fed by, but the matter was not forgotten, and has furnished many a sub I ject for speculation acd chat to the village gossips around the winter firesides in the huts and cabics. iLt a few months ago the neighborhood was astounded by the re port that the mystery had been solved— t Vi a t (Va trirv HID BEEN BRUTALLY MURDERED by their eon and brother, and their bodies hidden in &n abandoned «ell. The rumors were confirmed by the arrest of William Sheehan and David Browne, and by the finding of the todies, or rather ot the re mains, littlrt more than the bones and sknlls being left. The Solicitor General allowed a reporter tc-day to make a popy of the principal evi dence for the Crown It is a confession made by John Duane, father oi a young man who has admitted that l e assisted in hiding the bodies. The confession ts as follows: coxkkssion or the witsess. ' On the day of the murder William Sheehan said to me: 'Johnny, yon won't tell what I am going to do today?* He did not say what it was, nor did 1 know what he meant. This was about an hour before anythirg took place. I was standing in the yard t'ust outside the ttablo door. Thos. Shee ian first went into the stable, and William followed him in. David Brown was also ip side. Suddenly William pipked up a club and struck bis broth» r twice upon the head. Ha dropped, nnd i could see that he was killwi—dead The William and Browne croaeed over and went into the honte, I followed them at a little dis tance. Will's mother and bis little sister Hannah were in the little room below the kitchen. Will went behind hi« mother,! struck her on the head with & club, apd then ue taught her by the throat and choked her until she was dead. At the same time Brawn struck Hannah on the head with the same club, knocked her down and choked her nntil she was black in the Uce anil ceased to breathe. I had been standing at the door *11 this time,and Will asked me if I would he'p them take the bodies over to the stable. 1 was afraid they would kill me, and contented Next morning, before day light, we put the bocies into the bugpy and drove to the well William throweu them in—the o'd woman first, then Hannah, and then Tum. After this we threw in a lot of ttones and oovercd them over with white thorn bushes. Then we went back to the honse, got some girU to come in and played the concertina and danced all day.' TRI MOTIVE CF THE Ml'IDERIS. The motive of the crime waa the desire on William 8h°ehau's part to obtain cen tral of the property after his father's death, and it is believed that at one time he con templated making away with his sire. Both Browne and Duane knew that if they ''gave away" the details of the terrible crime tbey would stand a good chance of being hanged, and hence the remarkable way in which the secret haa bejn kept for so many years. There is no doubt but that Sheehan and Browne will go to the scaffold, while Daane is Hkely to do service for a long term for bis share in the bloody deed. The disclosures have created the greatest sen sation known in that part of Ireland for half a century. Another Ex^1m|od, St Louis, October 23.—Another explo aion on a itreet car line took place to-night, this time on the Moobd City road, lolly three milra from where the outrage oflaat night waa committed. The ezplotion waa not to aevtre aa the previooa onea, hot one of the front wheela cf the car va« broken and the driver knocked over bot he waa not hrrt. There no psaaen gera in the car. Ch.it f Harridan haa c fftred $5f 0 reward for the capture of the partiea who are concerned in the matter. A Rich strike. Qai.vkstox, Texas, October 26.—A rpecial to the Newa from Atlanta, Texaa, •aya: A vein of rich looking ore waa re cently d«covered near here by J M. Adama and Pr. Horn. Prof. Paul Fran zens, to whom a earn pie of the mineral waa aent »o-day, reported that the ore as says 1200 per ton ra gold and 9150 in ailver. kww. 8t. Pacl, October 26 — Grata Korka, Dak, special 3»>s: Thrre waa quite a ■ hriftry «now fall here to-night. The atorm ia travelling aonth. Aw Important Discovery. The moat içportcct Discovery is (ha which brings the mast good to the grealM number. Dr. King'a Sew Discovery fo Cooaamption, Cou g ha and Co! da, will pre i serve the health and aave lile, and is i priceleaa boon to the afflicted. Not onl does it positively cure Consumption, be Coughs, Colda, Bronchitis, Asthma, Hoarsi ■ms, and all affections of the Throat, Chei and Lungs, yield at once to its wondarfi curative powers. If you doubt this, get Trial Bottle Free, %t Legan & Cc't ßru fi**' . ' ' An End to Bow« S«r--. • of r "*.jt: "Having received ao modi bene from Electric Bitters, I fed it my doty let auffering humanity know it Have h e running aore on my leg for eight yes my doctors told ase I would have to ha i : the bone acraped or leg amputated. I us if I instead, three bottles of Electric BHtOT.i 1, seven boxes Bocklso'a Arnica 8*1 ve, a m ; aay leg is now soond and welL" ► Bsc trie Bhtera are aold at fifty cent e bottle, and BncUen'a Arnica Sehe at 3 'par tax by Logan à Co. Henry Maule and Rata Goff in kooM from Denver. il V. M. C. A. meeta tonight All thoes desiring to join are uked to be prmoL Wilson à Wetherald's dry goods «ill be I in the band* of the anctioneer the last of ; this week Wood Hinee yesterday moved into the E residence of Mra. Woriey in the Fourth ward. Jack Baugh is now ready for business at the Erie House. ï The meeting of the osai miners in the City Hall was moderately well attended last night The Belmont coal works is f Ding sev eral barge« with coal for lower parta Work is progressing on the new sewer on Thirtt-tburth street. '-Hszel Kirke" at the Academy of Music this week will draw from this city. Judge Kelly, of 8c Clairsvilla, was ia : town yesterday; also Isaac Gaston, Pro i b^Jodge. There was a fair attendance to see Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa at the Niagara I risk last night. This combinat;oa baa F been here before and has a spWadid repn . tation. Another eshibhkw will be given thjs^evemng. ^ «( to morrow. Two women had a hnir-pnllinffight near , the B. & 0. shops yesterday. Rev. C. F. W. Hustedt will start his German class again in a few daya "Stony" Kits and Dan Corcoran, of : Wheeling, have purchased the saloon of ! J. J. McDermott, and will make it a first-1 class sporting place. Kits moved his boat house to this place yesterday and will do1 his practicing on this course. The interior of McDermott's old quarters are being cicely fixed op and there will be a grand opening on Thursday. Six individuals spent part of Sunday in the lockup. Several have been released since theo, bat the stone pile is a place of resort for the rest The class of '83 will present Prof. T. W. Marchant with an e!e?ant set of engraved glassware on his wedding day, to morrow. Scott Keese has returned from the West snd will resume work at the Bellaire win dow glsss works. Will Tapp&n smiles over a new girl baby arrival. The backers of Shuttleworth will this week issue a challenge to Rurkett of Wheeling, for a three mile straight away race. Invitations have been received by a num ber of young gentlemen of this city, to at tend a private skating party at the Mam moth nnk in Bridgeport this week. Rer. Timothy Keilly. a Reliait« young man, will be ordained priest in the P*s sionist Monastery, West lloboken, N. J., to-morrow morting The bans of marriage between Patrick Collins and Mrs. Rridget Manly O'Malley were proclaimed in St. John's Church for the second time last Sunday. St. JoI n'a Church contained two large congregation! of worshipers at the maun Sunday morning. The edifice ia too amall for the parish. Mrs William Wilhama ia «erioaaly ill. URlUOKrORT. llev. Wintere, of the M. E. church, will aaaiat in quarterly meeting at Alexandria next Sunday. Hia pulpit will be filled by Rev. Williame, of the grammar acbool. The Croxall Sheppard race to-morrow night ia attracting much attention and onr local aporta are tiaking their lucre very freely oq their respective favorites. The Juvenile Missionary Society will fie* a grand oyster aupper and aocial in Hol loway'a Block Friday evening. Hon. D. B. Stopher, of Cleveland, waa in town yesterday. Captain Morton, who haa been visiting Mr. Georg« Bartholomew, returned home yesterday. The C. A P. officea are receiving a thorough painting and overhauling. L J. C. Drennen, E«q , of Mlnneappo lif, Minn , waa in town yeaterday. Joseph Bagga haa returned from Newark. Mr. and Mra. Shannon Taggart, of Bar ton, were in town yeaterday. North Weat haa returned from an ex tended bueineea trip. Miaata Minnie Glover and I<eonola Glover have returned to their bomea is Smithtield. Miaa Ella McK«a «ill be home from Columbia in a lew day a. BE2CWOOD. A. Habey ia patting a new roof on hia houae. Jamea Farmer haa accepted a petition offered bim in an iron manufactory at Hollidayaburg. He leavee to-day. Meaira 'Ihemaa 8mith and Jamea M. üood went to Glover'e Gap laat Thoraday, j where they are contemplating the parcbaae ; of land. John Deegan ia repairing hia houae The Owena, the ferryboat running be tween here and Bellaire, waa taken to Parkersburg yeaterday, where it will go upon the docka for repair«. Skiff* are running in ita plaça. Mr. findley, who has the oontract for the maaonry for the foundation of the Wheeling ateel plant, waa aerinualy hurt yeaterday while engaged in a pugilistic en court*r with one of hia employee A barge of brick ia unloading at.f*«» wharf. <>«' Oilie, eon of M*» 0. Bowesa, whtf- J gaged in riding on a amall wagon a«. <n> the riyer bank in Cront oi hia father'« resi dence, fell, striking hia head aad knocking him senseless. He waa cooveyed to hia home acd reetorativea applied, whaa he apeedily recovered. Rev. McKallope, of Bellaire, will make paatoral calla upon the member« ol hia cob g relation her« to-day. Thia week close« the nvoath ot prayer at • the Soman Cathoko ehurch. i Quarterly —aUaamaiahaM at the Bakh : Church laat Sahbok. Mr. J. Gothen«, who ia known here, waa injured at the upper coal bank ia Monads villa, yesterday. He waa cruafeed hatweea the oar and the tide of the skak. "Th* Djipcptlo** Rtfl«*." "I am thirty-five yean old," write« Mr. Charlea H Wat ta, of Weet 8oaers, Putnam counay. N. Y.,"and had suffered from dy«i pepaia for fifteen yeara The conwat treat nent did me no wod Listlessly and with out hope I gave Parker « Toni« a trial I can give the result in three word«: It cored me. It will care yoa." TURKEY'S UirLQMACT. Tb« Sultan Endeavors to MI» Sirvit Agaloit Bulgaria. THE WAR FEVER HIGH IN GREECE. A British Advance on Surnah Ordered»—A French Village Destroyed. GENERAL FOREIGN DISPATCHES, Cosstaxtixofls, October 26.—Military preparations an being poshed rigotoaaly. A large contract has joat baaaaifoodt* torpadoea aad elactric light* ThaRaaaiao Ambaaaador frequently limta tike Sultaa'a palace, aad h ia atated he ia oa tkebNltf terms with (Im Salua. It is gaeerally ba KmdtUttkiGnref Russia la raadv to It passed batweea the 8ahaa and Kiaf Milan. It it stated that tba Kiaf of Bar ri* has been told by the Saltan that tha Porta would ia no way diaplaaaed to aaa tba Sertian ara y attack Bulgaria, provid ed that Hut era liouaelian territory wart) respected. A dispatch fron Athens saje th.- war fever is high, tba exoitenaat bsieg to ,?wat that the goveraaamit will undoabt ed'y be compelled to enter Maccdotia or ba overthrown. ak advakcb ok srsMiH obdkbbd. Lobdox, October 2ft —Tha War Offioe has ordered the immediate dispatab of the » expeditionary força orgea'std for tha par pose of subjugating King Thee haw, ol Bonn ah. LORD Drri-KSlX RCCKIVC9 TVS OB0UL Cauttta, October 26 — Lord Duffrria, the Viceroy of India, bas received ordare from the home government for tba mediate dispatch ot troops to Baraiah. TUB SÏRVI AX ADV AXt'K DBMIBD AUAIN. Losdok, October 26 — Adrioee joei re ceive<l from Belgnds state that tha 8er> ▼ian authorities officially deny that aay body of 8ervian troop« baa crossed tba frontier into Bulgaria. A T1I.LAQB DESTROY*!». Paris, October 20 — Dispatcbea froat Periguex, Capital of tha Departaeat of Dordogne, stata that a frightful accideet has occurred at tha Chanoelada qoartiso near that town. While a large body of workmen were engaged in takiag oat itoce tha quarriea suddenly fell Ta, do itroying a village lituated on the groaad above the itone pits, akd killing a large number of peraoas. U V..J.J !. <L. t_. I J doubtful if any of them cud be rescued lo lime to «avetheir live«. Troop« have h«ea tent to the icen« of disaster to «id in the wo»k ol relief. ROTAI. CI.KMKKCT ASKK» FOB MIL, London, October 26.—A com mitt«« of ihe aympathiiera with Loui« Kiel, th« 00« Jemnrd leader of the half breed rebellion in Canada, baa iaaued an appeal for help >n obtaining u commutation of the prisoa »'■ aentence. Th# committee is their cir cular aar ihat the time for efiaetivu actio« m very «hört, aad immediate Htm ahaald Im taken with a rfcv of ottaiaiu* Ik« vo mit aimed at A memorial to Um Ûmm, uking her Ma ^ety for okmouoy in Klei'a case, ha« alroott been completed and a public mesting of hi« tymputhfaara it Mag «ranged. wtu., will! Marrii), Oot)brr 26.— It is stated that ihe Qiten of H^ain ia encienfe. MAttTIK*« F EMMY. Yeaterday Officer Welch arretted an un known man for drunkaane«« and disorder ly conduct. II« made an attempt to am a rerolrer on the officer, but wu* too druah to be Bucceeeful, or eren to tell Ida nana«. Jo^n Hier and bia «oft George and their family leave to-day for Cuyuhoga Path, 0. Mr. liier baa been pit boaa at Kainay'a for aeveral day«. L. Spence ia again able to bo oot Lut tvetiog, the second of a «ente of entertainments, prepared by th« Oxford Langue, was held in the Methodist church. The music was specially mériterions and was very much tojoytd by th« large au dience with which ihe chnroh was peeled till standing room only waa th« order, aadl that scarce. The lecture by Rev. W. H. Rider wu m masterly tffort and beyond a doubt «ca ve jed many sew id# as to Um ainda of even aome of the older people in the audi ence, «bile to the young folka was aaiatar* eetiog study, filled with information which Ukea years of carefal application to gate. The subject expounded was "A« Apology for an Apology," und was in MuXty a coo* venient method of expruaaiag Um «ronl evolution. Thisrscntoga entertainment proasiaa to he very enjoyable, und judging from Um unnexrd programme w« think all oar citi zeni might profitably spend Um «*«aiaf in the M. K Church, »apectally M il ta free and not even a collection to ho tah«n up. Following ia a Um prognunM: Chorus by th* choir. Bulo, a basket of ftomra, hy Mini Fhaaie Van Pelt. Piano «»I« hy Mrs. W. H. Wood. 1/©tare, "That boy und that Man," If Rev, S. L Binkley, of Baraeceill«. Onitur drill by Boaa und Rom Burr. Qunited« conducted by PMi J«ha Wal lte Th« church Ws Wee nicely iuoralil Sy the league «ad a buat cf ■autal—Car tain meut m spread "without MMf ssé without price" 1er those who will all—4. Mise Kama Ouf, of SmithfieM, ictfce guest of relativ««. WkM Tried Always FveCerrwSL Whan they wheeoewacgnalato» «Wh it, ladies ia variably prefer Parker1 a Hair Bulaum to aayaüuilar preparation.;H«ohco the hair soft aad gloesy, umsta tta fettag off. promote« new growth, restore« the erig inal color, aad hu« no rival nan fiaaaiar. Not u dye, not oily, highly pactanad. OtSf 60c at drnggiafa. If you prefer Vinaris See that the bottles which are• •laced before y ort \ have the WELL-KNOW V ORANGE ^ LABELS, without which the water is an ■I ; imitation« Unless y ow take < ire what water •* I is mixed rnth your iïguor, \w.are sure not to bet APOLLINARIS.' i>i 5c.