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Full of Original Sto
ries, Hews, Illustra
tions and Gossip. EVERY
p,)r \\e»-. Vlr#inia *n<1 Wettern Penuxylvama.
Mr weather preceded in uioraiof by loc i
rain*, nearly stationary wropfnUuw, varUMe
J. MlLT»)X Ti kxkk, th« chuirmsn of
the National N'egro Democratic Kx^m
tive Committee, p*« in » tew word* Un
eicellrtit itVa of the movement of colored
voter* toward the Democratic party,
which took (Uöaite shape at Indianapolis
tecer.tlr. The mainspring of it all ia
Tarifl Reform.
Ho*. William Lawuxci, the yonng
Democratic candidate for Congre«« in th«
Seventeenth Ohio district, ia making
thioc wy nncomior table for his disting
gaiahed opponent. Mr. Lawrence will
hard1y win snch a one-sided battle,-bot
tbero is •■onxolation iu making th« enemy
k »• tie.
Skvaimü V<H>KHKKS sounded the key
note oi the Democratic campaign ia
Iodidiu last night. The speech wan a
telli«>! one. The Tall Sycamore strike«
bar.l and every blow goes straight home.
The victory of the Amalgamated Asuo
cia'iou is all bat complete. Tb« sur
render of the firm of I'a 1111er ^ Sun.«) vea
terd.ty leaven only three lMttabarg mill«
that liave Dot signed the «cale.
A Vol .wivruw s pliysician of the name
of Wkm h tururi up and declare« that
"Bhuky" Mok«»\v wsh innocent. It iaa
pity these tilings have to be kept secret
till alter it's all over.
The Went Virginian« in the clus-utied
civil cervice have Iven yetting there on
eruoslr and ellecftvely. The Little Moan
Uia State tan furnish a very respectable
lut of otlicebolders.
I'kkmi'K.nt Ci.k\ ki. v.nu's letter ot ac
ceptance will be ready iu abont t wo weeks.
It will ilea! principally with the tarifl and
on the line« of hit last mewsage to Congre»*.
J. >1« 1h>xai.i> Dion-ru, a prominent
aewapaper man, of Sedalta, Mo , and a
wheel-horse KepnWicau, annonnce« him
self for Ci.fc\ KI.AXI».
Thk tension between France and Italy
in regarded of a very aerii n.4 character.
Bat they won't tight. No' They ain't
built that way.
The Kepnblican Club of Weston ha«
formerly read Dr. M. S. Holt, editor of a
KepnMican tournai at thai plac«, ont oi
the (.arty.
Thk\ are already talking of erecting a
monument to thi* lute "lUinky' Mokkan
over in Ohio. <„»a«er |>eopie in îWiue part»
ol Ohio.
♦ -
A \vi>m w claiming to be the widow of
the late On» mod or« KirsoX, has turned
up, ami will sue the estate lor $2,000,000.
The I.^wis county Ki-pnblicans are hav
ing a uico lively row all to themselves.
From a distance it is a beauty.
K\ «i<»v. AKKKrr says New Jersey is
solull.ir l'resnleut Ci K\ Kl AND.
ïiiic brat is injaring trait in Ohio.
KtiiiEitr Uaukktt is «till t«ick.
Hi>!illn( Civil Swvlc« .%l>|><>luti»eiitM »I
1>Uiinuütn K'tfifter.
W vsiiiNtiTitN, Aajjust I.—According
to tli« report ol the Flutet! State« Civil Ser
*k*Commission, which is almost rea«ly
for distribution, there were appoiuted to
punition* iu the departmental classified
service of the llovernmeDt in Washington,
only sixteen persous from West Virginia,
from liecemher '27, to Jnne :>0,1HN7.
The naines of those appointed and the sal
aria which ea* h appointee received at the
time of his or her appointment is shown
by the following: McCoy, Joseph M., $1,
<>un, Kngel, Jninee M., $1,000; Howell,
David H , |7-20; Campbell, Willard S.,
$l,«"»>, Allen, Robert J. F., $1,1*00, F rant z,
Wilham A., II.INMt; l>eck, Wm. M., $l,tH>0;
Wheat, Miss Km rua J , $7>20;Strayer, Mre.
Lanral, , $!*00;Croroelien, John F , $1,INN>;
Hates, Alfred, Kyme. Samuel A.
M , $1 4t*»; Moler, James D., $000; Cra
eraft. Mihm Jnlia, $!I00; Shrewsbury, Al
bert I», Jl.vMO; I)olan, Patrick V., $!*m).
the Kixteen persons natr.nl, twelve
have h**n promote«!, as follows: McCoy, to
II,AM per year, aud to $1,400, after which
he i<*igned; K-ujle was promoteil to$1,000,
Howell to *HH>, and again to $1,000;
C.»mpMI was advanced from $1.100 to
II,AM; Mi*» K J. Wheat from $720 to
|i*M; Mrs. Strayer has been promote«!
twice anil is now in the $l,'iOO class; Cro
Uelirnand liâtes are tsitti enjoying $1,200
* year.
Holl. S. \V Murin f<»r Ci>ui;raM lu the Sé«
<>«<1 l>Ut rIi I tlthor Nominee*.
^eruV Mfvnmti tM ÔUI». 'uy Kt\juUr.
Faiumomt, W. Va., Annnst I.—Tbe
toioa L»U>r party held its Counrewional
au 1 Cuanty ritQventinoM here to-day. The
Katbrnag wh.h lar»:e and tjnite respectable.
W. Martin wan chairman anfl
Spencer W. Stario, Secretary. Speech«
*ere rnadehy the Chairman and Secretary
and by M~*rs. Totrick, Knight, and oth
ers. The lollownu nomination» were made:
For Contre!««, Hon, S. W. Stnnu, of Ma
rion Hou^e of Delegate*, Taos. Wright
*nd David Harr; Sheriff, John V. Harr;
Cooaty Couiiuiiwioner, S H. Springer; Aa
•■BM, James Tetrick and Charles Satter -
The eaadidatce are all good men. Mr.
Spnaifvr ie-wrving a term :;s Commissioner,
»od h.w hwn an acceptable and faitbfnl
ofii er. Mr. Sturm's *peech in accepting
the nomination for Cougrew was an elo
quent and masterly effort. He will make
»u e*han«t,ve ran vas of the district in the
mterwt 0f jjjs ^ty. They expect to poll
» heavy vote in thin conn ty.
la 1*11 fur Th*rt.
TKryram t» the Snaday RtlùUr,
Paemkshi ro, August 4.—Fanny Rice,
daa*hter of a rtspectable, hard-working
nun. w in jail here, charged with robbing
the home of Mrs. Stevenson, daring her
•bwuce, some time atco. A search of the
P Vvîay, where Fanny live«, rwntted
» äoulUR a larve nnmber of valuable
«•***» and varions other household goods
"•tooging to Mrs. Stevenson.
A w..t Virginia OftioehoUter KmI(U<
VfW4 7-Kjrrna to IV mim.'ay Rtguter.
^'ash.m vun, D. C., August 4.—E. P.
H. Uarrunn, of Weal Virginia, a
*WtV for tbe General Laad Of
The compensatio® air
I Îa âva dollar» par
lb*. LéêKÈÉ
I Sounded By the Till Syamon of tlu Wa
The Issues of the Day Exhaustively Dis
Tbbbb HArri, Ind., August 4.—Sena
tor D. W. Voorbeea opened the Democratic
campaign in » ringing speech here to-night.
It *m • «retail? prepared address and
intended to mud the keynote of the bat
tle. Senatar Yoorhees Mid in rabatance:
I propoee to show that the hiatory of the
Republican party on the snhjeet of taxa
tion is the history of premeditated crime
agajnst the laboring people of the United
Every movement in the machinery ol
government set in motion by Kepnblican
leaders and managen has been to swell
and nloat the gains of the rich and to in
cream the burdens of the poor; to deprive
labor of its honest reward and to rednce
the industrial clas-es on the farms, in the
workshops and in the mine« to the estate
j and condition of serfs, paying tribute to
their rapacious masters. The Republican
conspitacy to fasten the tangs of the money
power in the struggling body of American,
labor and to enable gigantic usurpation
and legali/.ed robbery to
of every American industry took its ûrst
great step when, in authorizing legal ten
der currency, in 186*2, the greeabjek, the
immortal and glorious greenback, was dis
criminated .against and degraded in
the money markets of the world
by being made not receivable for duties
on imports and for Interest on the bonded
debt of the United States. In all the annals
of nations, no financial measure was ever
more wilfully wicked in conception and
design, nor more far-reaching, oppressive
tuid destructive to the rights of labor in its
results than this.
The Senator declared this act enabled
the "bullionists" of Wall street to realize
a profit in '"naked speculation," with the
bonds and currency of the nation of nearly
one thousand million dollars.
I The laboring people have been too pa
tient, too forbearing. I do not believe any
other people on the globe would have sub
mitted unie») restrained by force, to the
monstrous act of Congress of March, 1869.
By one dishonest stroke of a dishonest pen,
guided and held by the dishonest leaders
of a great party, the debt, which labor has
to pay, was swollen 25 per cent.
iwisns mai>k payable iîî goi.d.
The great bulk of our bonds, the five
twenties, were payable in greenbacks, and
the authors of the act of March, 1869,
knew it was falae wheu they declared it
was payable in coin.
The speaker then quote«! at lengtn irom
the speech of Senator Beck on the snbject
March l.'Uh, last. He also quoted the let
ter written bj John Sherman in 18(>8,
and resurrected by Beck, wherein Sher
man mid: "I think the holder violates
hin promue when he refusee to take the
««âme kind of money he paid for hia
bonds." "Why," asked the speaker,
"should not the greenback with its his
tory, and with all the crimen committed
and attempted agaiust it by the leaders of
the Kepublicau party come to the front at
this time and at all times, when the in
terests of th* laboring classes are under
"Branded at its birth with the ba.- sin
ister as a bastard in the tield of currency,
persistently stigmatized and caricatured
us a rag baby, born in a foundling hospi
tal without parentage, for years denounced
as dishonest money, a fraud upon the
business and commercial world, vet it
stands to-day in every State in the Union
with its head as high and its purchasing
power as great as the brightest gold that
ever dished from the depths of the earth.
"It is true the Republican candidate for
President suggested in 1878 than an idiot
asylum ought to be erected for believers
in the green back; for yon, my old green
back friend, and for me. I believed in
the greenback then, and I do now, and I
take my place along side of yon nnder
General Harrison's sweeping, intolerant,
brutal criticisms aud denunciations. I
did so ten years ago, when he poured ont
scornful wrath npon ns, and I was well
coûtent with the result. He canvassed
the State in 1878 as the candidate of bis
party for the Senate, as I did as the candi
date of mine, and the people of Indiana
decided, by more thau 30,000 majority on
the popular vote for members of the Legis
lature, that lie was nearer a financial idiot
than I was, and that I ehonld go hack to
Washington and leave him at home.
Stt«tor Vaorh«**i then entered upon the
tariff ùwue and recounted the history of
modem tariff legislation. No relief, the
••peaker declared, was nfforded to labor hy
a resort to a domestic excise system. Oa
the contrary, the system was made the
pretext for util] farther bold »od limit loan
encroachments on the part of monopoly
au<l «reed agaiust the rights of those who
do it.
"The two arts of CongrwB of 1S63 and
1864, by which protective da tie* were
made to aiceod to a Pike's Peak altitude,
were demanded on the express ground
that the manafactnrer should be compo
sited for the amount of his internal tax."
On this point the speaker quoted exten
sively from Senators Morrill, Allison and
others. Treating of the internal factory
tax, which was repealed in 1869, the
speaker declared that tb« extreme duties
on imports laid in 1*6*2 and 1064, expressly
to compensate tor the payment of that
very tax, still remain in tall fore« and
For nineteen years the Kepublicab party
has caused the people to pay the manu
facturer at least a hundred millions a year
in consideration of a tax paid br the
manufacturer to the government, not a
dollar of which tax during tbat time was
paid. Nearly two billion dollars have
thus been wrenched from the toiling
The money kings have thus far resisted
every effort to reduce the mountainous
tariff duties by which they have drained
the earnings of the people. Bond« and
coupons, bank stocks and railroad pro lits
were made exempt from the tax gatherers
demands, while the tax on your shirt and
your wife's calico dress and flannel petti
coat retried the same, or were increased.
Senator Voorhees then diacu—ed at
and the turpi na. He declared the labor
cheap (arming material* and cheap article«
for household and kitchen use."
Touching upon the Republican internal
revenue pl.tnk he aaid: "It ia hard to
apeak in moderation of thia monstrous
proposition.. In thia Christian land and
age men aometimea spoken of aa Christian
statesmen have nothing better than free
whisky and tobacco to offer the people in
response to their cry for relief.
The worst enemies the manufacturing
interests in this country can possibly have
are those who advise them not to accept
and acquiesce cheerfully and gladly in the
extremiy moderate and entirely harmless
reductions made by the Mills bill.
The slave holder of the South once be
longed to the clan which composed the
mouey power. They once were monopo
lists of cheap underpaid labor, and their
rights under the fugitive slave law and in
the territories were arrogantly pressed to a
point where the sword was drawn and mil
lions of men took the field.
Then the section which had everything
in its possession and consequently every
thing to loee and nothing to gain, lost its
entixeisnbstance in a struggle for a shadow
—» theory. Themost bitter and implaca
ble aupporters of slavery and of its exten
sion, thirty years ago, were in fact, the
most successful and eihcient abolitionists
of the Nineteenth century. The struck too,
and their blows came back to destiov them.
And so it will be with thd parse proud, in
solent, blind and misled tax eaters of the
present day. By mtikiDg no concessions to
the over taxed condition of tbe peoplte, to
the ovetwhelming surplus in the Treasury,
and by refusing to permit a single
dollar .of reduction on the necessi
ties of life, but on the contrary,
insisting that whisky and tobacco should
go free, the manufacturers have done more
to promote the idea of free trade in this
country in the last few months than the
eloquent and gifted tongues and pens of
Frank Hunt, Henry Watterson, David A.
Wells and all their confreers daring as
many years
Senator Voorhees then paid bis respects
to the Kepnblicaii ticket, declaring ''Never
were candidates in their natures, educa
tion, habits, avocation and association
more absolutely the representatives of
their party's declared policy than Benja
min Harrison and Levi P. Morton."
He dwelt upon tbe part General Harri
son took in suppressing the labor troubles
of lfK7, and inquired: "In what respect
does the career of General Harrison anpeul
strongly to the pride of Indianans? I
would not disparage his just claims to the
respect of hiscountrymeu, bat whose duty
is it to vote for him on the grounds of
State pride?
The Republican Presidential candidate
in the last campaign brought an action ot
slander against a Democratic newspaper of
Indianapolis. It involved the most deli
cate matters of domestic life, concerning
which I have never spoken and never
will. General Harrison was Mr. Blaine's
leading lawyer, and when he moved
to dismiss the case without bringing
it to trial, he assigned as a reason for
doing so such a libel on tbe State and on
the Court that Judge Woods refused the
paper containing it a place on his files. Ia
that paper it was in substance alleged that
a court presided over by au intense Re
publican Jndg% with a Republican Mar
shal and Republican Jury Commissioners,
had become so debauched hy theinfiuence
ot political agitation, and by the recent
Democratic victory that a citizen
of Maine conld not aecure a
fair trial, nor obtuin justice in it,
nor, indeed, in any ot the courts of Indi
ana. I do not know whether this paper
was written by lawyer or client, nor does
it matter; the presentation of it for per
manent record was the crime against the
honor of the State."
In conclusion Senator Voorhees recount
ed the historic part of Gen. Wm. Henry
Harrisou took to seenre the repeal of the
sixth article of the Ordinance of 17H7, and
thereby established slavery iu the north
west territories, embracing Indiana.
Who *r« Leading Tbslr Kare from fullti
t-al Kuniltge.
St. Lolls, August 4.—J. Milton Tur
ner, chairman of the National Negro Dem
ocratic Kxecutive Committee, has returned
to the city from the Indianapolis Conven
tion. He was seen by a reporter, to whom
he aaitl: "The Indianapolis Contention
was by far the most intellectual gathering
of negroes that ever assembled together
in this country. There were nine
lawyers, live physicians and a large
number of teachers, among the latter be
ing Prof. Peter H. Clark, the greatest ne
gro educator of the age. I shall call a
meeting at an early day for the Executive
Committee in New York, when we will
communicate with the National Democrat
ic Committee. Our policy will be to co
operate with the party in doubtful States
by furnishing speakers, literature and
workers. A national Democratic negro
paper will be established in Washington,
D. C., and the result of the movement
will be a far better understanding be
tween the whites and negroes at the South
than has existed heretofore.
"The attempt of Republican papers to
ridicule this movement is an admission
that our argumenta are unaswerable. The
uegro's interests are with the party which
advocates tariff reform He is a producer
of cotton and other raw mater
ials, and under a high hprotective system
ultimately pays a tax on his own
labor. We are not actuated, as Republi
can* claim, by mercenary motives, nor
was the Democratic National Committee
at all concerned in calling or directing the
movrui.ujt, which represent* the hittheid
thought the negroes lepreseut in this coun
try. As rapidly as be is able to grasp
the subject of the tariff he will become
Democratic. The fact that the tariff ques
tion is the issne is • hippy circumstance
for the uegro who wishes to break the
shackles of party slavery. It takes him
out of politics as an issue and enables him to
make terms with the men of that section
in which he must earn his living. The
American negro can live in no other coun
try but the United States, and he can live
nowhere in the United States as well as in
the South. There his labor is necessary.
It is a well-settled principle that love is
always aggressive, and .in the natural
course of events the negro will come to
own the soil, or his part of it which he cul
A Young Driven to Suicides by a
I.«»*« Affair.
SpfdrU Tkleçram to the Sunday Rtyitier.
Charleston, W. Va., August 4.—Miss
Mary Hudson, a good looking young lady,
aged twenty years' who resided with her
father, Joe Hudson, a miner at Danaville,
who works in Campbells Creek mines, be
came despondent a few days ago over a
love affair, and last night she took a dose
of laudanum with suicidal intent, which
had the desired effect, the party dying this
morning. This is her second attempt.
The remains were laid to rest in Danaville
burial grounds this afternoon. The sui
cide was second daughter, and had quite a
number of admirers among her male ac
Broke Bis Uc While Wrestllag.
Spiciai THegram to UK SuMda* RcçiMer
Wcsrrov, W. Va., August 4L—While
wnstling this afternoon in the Second
street bridge, Peter Kohlegard, a young
■an in the employ of Buhl Koblegard &
Co., and a nephew et Jaeob Koblegard,
fell and broke his leg j«at above the knee.

M« »
À Hot Fight Between Two Actions in Lewis
And Karshall County Republicans Select
Their County Tickets.
W«8TONrW. Va., August 4.—Tb« Re
publican« held conventions sa each of the
Magisterial Districts of the county to-day
for the purpose of appointing delegates to
a general convention to be held here next
Saturday, at which the county ticket will
be nominated. For some time
there ha» been a spirited content
over the nomination for the prose
cuting attorneyship, the candidates
being Eugene Somiaerville and George C.
Cole. The nomination of Cole has been
championed by the town bosses, whilst
Bommerville is said to be more popular
with the country people. At a recent con
vention held here some hard feeling was
caused by the adoption of a motion,
favoring a mass convention for
the nomination of the county
ticket and as the County Executive
Committee had wince called a district con
vention apparently in defiance of the ex
presstd will of the people, at that time,
mine trouble was anticipated to-day by the
friends of both candidates, as the dele
gates appointed wouln virtually Bettle the
question of who woald be the nominee.
However, as Bommerville seemed to be in
the lead, no objection was made to the ac
tion of the committee, and everything
passed off « veu more smoothly than was
On Sand Fork, after the Cole men were
defeated, Dr. M. S. Holt, editor of the Re
publican, went up to W. B. McGary, the
Democratic candidate for the position, and
congratulated him and assured him that
he would receive his vote. Other Kepnb
licaus followed suit, and when the con
vention adjourned one hack full of Repub
licans made the air sound with cheers for
Dr. M. S. Holt Denounced l»y 111» Republi
can Colleague*.
Social Telegram to the SitH<iai/ Register.
Wkston. W. Va., August 4.—The
Aluoin Bridge liepnblican Clnb, at a meet
ing held last Wednesday exening, a large
number being present, passed a resolution
denouncing tbo political course of Dr. S.
Holt, editor of the Weston Republican, and
Dr. Wm. Lay field, at present member of
the Senatorial liepnblican Executive Com
mittee for the ninth Senatorial District of
West Virginia, and read them out of the
party until they should reform, claiming
that their course was and has been for
quite a time in county affairs in the inter
est of the Democratic yartv.
Uohl Tlielr Convention—Delegate» to the
Various Convention« Appointed.
Special i'orwprmdenct to the Sun<tay Rf fritter.
WKi-i-sw'Ku, Augnst 4.—The Democrats
of Brooke county met in mass meeting in
the court house this afternoon, to select
delegate* to the State and Congressional
convention, and to choose Judicial, Sena
torial aud House of delegates conferees.
Wm. H. Billing, of Bethany, was chosen
chairman of convention, and Conrad
Miller, secretary.
The meeting appointed a committee of
three from each district, to select the sev
eral delegates from the county. A recess
was taken after which the committee re
ported the following delegates and con
To State convention, Wellsborg—Chas.
Stoetzer, H. Zilliken, Conrad Miller;
Buffalo District, J. B. Wilson, Wm. Ham
mond, L. J. C. Applegate; Cross Creek
District, Peter Downey, and S. G. Naugle.
Congressional Convention, Wellsburg—
Thomas Griffin, Wm. Ulkes, Sr. Buffalo
—A. Wilson, James McAdo and James
Hogers. Cross Creek—Chares Simpson,
H. G. Lazer, Darwin Hind man.
Judicial Conferees, Wellsburg—F. P.
Nuzam and C. B. Turner. Cross Creek—
J." Ii. Braddock and Wm. Putney. Buffa
lo—W. H. Billings and Friend Cox.
Senatorial Conferees, Wellsburg—T. H.
Buck*bansn and Emery Jacobs. Cross
Creek—John McKim and N. H. Hind
man. Buffalo—Thomas Hartley and Wm.
House of Delegates Conferees for Wells
burg—M. M. Roberts, D. Brown; Cross
Creek, Thos. Everet, and Frank Criss;
Buffalo, W. B. Lswis, John Deary.
The report of the committee was adopt
ed. The convention was largely represent
ed, and was enthusiastic and interesting
Wo im I County Republicans aud Uborllei
In tlm Field.
Sixrtal TrUgram loth* Su tula y Rrginirr.
I'AHKKHsiii eu, W. Va., August 4 —
Today the Republicans of this county
»elected delegate* to the .State Judicial,
Congressional aud Senatorial conventions,
and nominated tbe followingcounty ticket:
Sheriff, 8. L. Buckley; Prosecuting At
torney, 0. T. Gold well; Commissioner, R.
N. Corbitt; Af-saasors, Rihert Alexander
und Jacob Quiun; House of Delegates, W.
Vroom an, Jacob Myers and L A. Stone.
Tbe lluion Labor party of this connty
in convention here to-day, nominated the
fallowing ticket: House of Delegate«,
Wirf, R. Neal, A. J. Petty and Washing
ton Smith; A***»ora. J. B. Rice and
Thomas Anderson; Sheriff, Charles E.
Tracewell; Commissioner, James Mc
Warshall County Republican Primaries.
Spetial ~TtUgmm to IV Sunday Register.
Moi SDSvn.i.B, August » —The R-jpub
licans of this connty held their primaries
to day to select candidates for their vari
ons connty offices. The content was ex
ceedingly warm and bitter bet ween some of
the aspirants. Tbe primaries here were
largely attended and the local Republicans
are thusing to-night. Following is the re
sult of tbe voting as near as can be learned
at this hoar:
Washington District—For Sheriff, W.
J. Barley 191; G. S. McFadden*39;.A. D.
Pearce 19; H. W. Hunter 42; C. C. Math
ews 103; John Nison 8. House of Dele
gates—C. J. Mckone 332; F. B. Hanoi 202;
H. 8. White 168;. Prosecuting Attorney
—B. 8.' Meighea 130; J. E. Hooton 75; C.
J. Parsons 51; C. D. Evans 132.
Camera« District—For Sheriff, Barley,
129; McFadden, Wr-M*thewv 4T, Nieon,
5; Pearec, 1. ProeecoCng Attorney,
Meigben, 89; Et»m, 27; Hooten, 35; Par
Boos, 52.
Franklin District—For 8heriff, Barley,
14; Mathews, 43; Nison, 44; Parsons, 5.
Prosecuting Attorney, Meieben, 33; Etuis,
2; Hooten, 15; Panons, 36.
Bwktlw County's Republicans.
gpeaai Wtgrarn to the Sunday StgUUr.
Maktiksbubg, w. Va., August 4.—
The Rspnhlicane of this county hold their
oeawllw hew t»d*y to nominate dele
and no intera* whatever via taseZ «. «
A CutUato fitCongrcM.
Special Telegram to the Hn<f*0 Remitter.
Wkllsbtbo, An,(Ml 4 —Hon. J. C.
Palmer, of this county, k announced aa a
candidat« for the Démentie nomination
for Congress in tta« Pirat district Mr.
Palmer has a great many ardent friends
throughout the district, and be will make
a strong fight before the Convention.
mil Be Ready In Two Weeks and Will
Deal With the Tariff.
Washington, August 4.—The frequent
inquiries at the White Honse as to when
the president's letter formally accepting
the St. Louis nomination would be made
public have been uniformly met with the
reply that no information could be given
aa to the date. To-day, however, Colonel
Lamo"t informed the Democratic member
of congress that the letter would be forth
coming in a couple of weeks. While it
has been two monthssince the nomination,
there has been no unusual delay in the
matter, as in 1884 the president did not
issue his letter of acceptance until August
It has been asserted that the President
has been waiting until thô Senate should
act on the tariff bill; but this is absurd, in
asrnuch as the Senate bill is not likely to
be passed until the campaign is half fought
out. The President's position was dis
tinctly announced in his message of De
cember lust, and his letter of acceptance
cannot be made more pointed or striking.
It is the general opinion here that the
letter, in tfleet, will follow the lines of
the revenue reform message without much
admixture of other matters, unless some
thing in reiation to pensions is intro
The pressure on the President's time is
very great just now, as Congress is turning
out large grists of bills which he mus*
approve or reject, and the President never
shirks in these matters. This has doubt
less delayed the appearance of his letter of
acceptance more than anything else.
Of Dead front the New Tork Tenement
Nkw York, August 4.—The firemen at
work in the ruins of the Bowery fire this
morniug, recovered another body, that of
a woman, probably Minnie Myers, a tai
lored ot 119 Ludlow street. It was
found down on the ground floor
uuder n heap of bnrned mbbish where it
had been overlooked last night. The
flesh was bnrned to a criag and the inden
tity of the woman can be at best only
guessed at. It was reported that two
more bodies apparently of men
had bsen dng out, making 20 deatl s in all
and that the search is ended. A'l that
were in the rnins have been fonnd. This
makes IT bodies now in the morgue. Ten
bodies remain unidentified, bnt later
one of these was recognized
as that of Jacob Femberg, aged :57, a but
tonhole worker of 23 Forsyth street.
Michael Ruhinofl, Phillip Tarlon and
Bernard Rothrnnnd, the other victims who
are confined in Bellevne Hospital, will
recover. About noon the dead wagon ar
rived at the morgne with another unrecog
nized body, that of a man almost incin
Who lit Making It Interesting for Hon.
JoHeph I). Taylor.
Camhridgk, Ohio, August 4.—The can
vas* being made by William Lawrence,
jun., in this (the Seventeenth) district,
promises some remarkable resnltA. The
district is regarded as hopelessly Repub
lican, and it is conceded that Hon. J. D.
Taylor, the Republican candidate, will be
re-elect«.: to his fourth t«rm and given a
life lease upon the office; and yet Mr.
Lawrence will carry both Guernsey and
Noble counties, and make it nearly a
stand-off in Belmont and Harrifon, eo that
Colonel Taylor will have to depend entire
ly on the big Republican majority in Jef
ferson county. Mr. Lawrence is extreme
ly popular with the young men and
farmers, and the fact that Colonel Taylor,
his opponent, is president of the "Iron
Roofing Trust" is being nsed with power
ful effect against him. The trnst will
probably have to be formally dissolved to
secure the election of its president.
Totuiny Warren Knock* Oat HI* Man at
Chicago, August 4 —A dispatch from
Dnlnth, Minn., pays: Tommy Warren
defeated .lohn McGill last night in a rat
tling fight of two rounds. The first round
was in Warren's favor, but in the second
he was staggered by a right-hander on the
neck. He recovered qnickly, however,
responding with a swinging left on Mc
( » ill's ear, which dazed him, and followed
it with a straight left, which sent McGill
to the floor. In ten seconds McGill arose,
and was met by a right bander on the
face and a left bander in thajngular, which
laid him out for twenty-three seconda.
The referee at once awarded the fight and
stakes to Warren.
Two Kali road Builder* Overcome Near |
Char le* too.
tfreeiiil TeUyram to tv Sunday HeoitUr.
Charleston, W. Va., Angust 4.—Yee
terday afternoon while working at a fill
on the K. & O. railroad extension at
Campbell Creek, Charles Reynold* wm
overcome by the intense heat, and had it
uot been for the speed y arrival of a physi
cian he would in all probability have died
from exhaustion.
A negro man, George Williams, working
at the same place, was also prostrated with
heat. Etch of the victims of heat are re
ported much better to-day. Mr. Reynolds
is foreman of a sqnad of men employed by
Capt. Lampkin, contractor.
Heavy l-o«* Id the Timber Kegto&a About ]
Ottawa, Ont., August 4.—Bosh fir««
are devastating the country in every di
rection and the loos will be terrible. What
is known as Stewart-on-Brush, adjoining
this city, is now on fire, and hundred« of
itizens have gone to preventXbe flames from
crossing their lines. A volunteer brigade
has been formed to assist in fighting the
flames. Word bes just reached here that
Eureka, a small village, obtaining some
fifty bouses and stores, and a large steam
saw mill, half a mile away, has been swept
ont of existence. The booses were mostly
occupied by mill hands, ifbo lost every
thing, many of them hardy «scaped with
their lives.
Vetoes » Fraudaient Claim.
Washington, August 4.—The Presi
dent yesterday vetoed a bill to pay P. /.
Lsatherbury $601 27, the amount paid "oy
him to one Lnqy Sol
checks, which wer4
and cancelled.
Official Intervention in Behalf of Murderer
Governor Moorehouse Will Not Take Imme
diate Action.
St. Louis, Mo., August 4.—A special
from Jefferson City, Mo., to the Pwl-Di*
paich says: "The papers in the Maxwell
cane, mailed from Washington City on the
2d ins t., were received to-day, and are aa
"Dki'ABtmmtt of Stats, 1
Washington, D. C., Aagvt % 1888. (
tlTo His Excellency A. P. Moorehouse, Gover
nor of Missouri, Jefferson City, Mo ;
."I beg leave to transmit tor yonr consid
eration a copy of a note jnst received by
me from Sir Lionel S. Hack ville West, the
British Minister at this Capital, in which
expression is made of the earnest desire
that a respite of the sentence pronounced
against Maxwell, alias Brooks, who is now
under sentence of death in St Lonis
should be granted by yon. I am witbont
information of the reasons upon which the
respite is thus desired, bot I feel hound to
at once lay before your excellency the ap
plication thus made to this department by
the minister of a friendly powpr. whose ap
plication to your high official discretion
and clemency in behalf of one of its citi
zens is justly entitled to, and I am sure
wiil receive, your serious consideration. I
have the honor to be yonr excellency's obe
dient servant, T, F. Bayabd. .
Copy of Sir Lionel 8ackville West's let
"Bkvkkdi, Mass , Aug. 1, 1888.
"Dkah Sir: I have the honor to inform
you that the Marqnis of Salisbury has re
quested me to bring to yonr notice the case
of Maxwell, alias Brooks, who is now un
der sentence of death at St Louis, and
whose execution is fixed for the 10th inst.
It is, as yon are aware, songht to obtain a
respite for the condemned man for fnrther
inquiry, and upon this ground I trust that
his Lordship's requests may induce you to
take such steps aa may he possible to ob
tain it I have the honor, etc ,
[Signed] "Lionet, Sackvili.k West.
"To Hon. T. F. BnyardV
Governor Moorehouse is absent in Clin
ton connty, and pbonld he not retnrn by
to-morrow evening the application in the
Maxwell case will be forwaided to him at
snch place as he may designate by letter or
Prominent Chlcitgo»nn Indict«»!— A Bull
net* Herniation.
Chicaoo, Im«, Anlast 4.—The Assist
ant Stat« Attorney says that the grand
jary, which is expected to finish it« labors
to-day, has fonnd indictment« against
Summer Welch and Lawyer Starkey, of
the City Railway Company, for tampering
with juries. Welch was recently sen
tenced to six months' imprisonment, hy
Judge Hawe«, for the name offense. In
pronouncing sentence he recommended
that the grand jary investigate the case« of
Welch, Starkey and President Holmes,
and the methods generally of this corpora
Brutal Indian Tortur«.
Ottawa, Ont., Augnst 4. -Special ad
vices from Sitka, Alaska, gives the follow
ing particulars of a terrible affair which
happened in an Indian village in that re
gion. A woman of the Takon tribe gath
ered certain herbs and administered them
to the wife of the second Chief, Yato Uok,
from the effects ot which Bhe died. After
bar death Yato Hok guv* orders that the
woman abonM ba pat to death, and ac
a ay atom of tortnre was inaugu
rated by beating stone« red hot and
placing them In Mr month. When life
was almost extinct be had her banged. '
Crop« Injured bjr Runt.
Chicago, Augnst 4.—A dispatch from
St Paul says: "Crop report« have be«n
received within a day or two from almost
every part of Minneaota and Dakota. The
weather has been too hot in many sections
and the heat conpled with heavy raina, has
caused rast and blight. The rast has not
only attacked wheat at many now point«,
hnt the other small grains are suffering
from it."
Not a Flopper.
Bradixk k, Pa., Angnat 4.—Tb« report
circnla. d to-day that John Routh, a prom
inent feed merchant of this place and for
merly a well-known passenger conductor
on the Pennsylvania railroad, had flopped
from the i'emocratic ranks to the Repub
lican party is denied. Mr. Roatb could
not be seen, but his brother a Republican,
slid that he cjuld not confirm the report.
Mêileo'l ïnter-Or«M»i» Um.
Chicago, August 4—Dalpbin Such««,
the original concessionnaire, of the Inter
Ocean railway of Mexico, ià in the city on
bio way home from England. "We have
two million of pounds," «aid Senor Han
che*. "The money ban been subscribed
by an Eoglish syndicate. The line will
hrgin on lb* Atlantic wide at Vera Cruz
and end at Acapnlco, a Pacific port.
A Triple Drowning.
Di'itrgcs, Ia., Aug. 3.—A tripla drown
ing is reported from Fayett« County. A
party came to Motor, a small town on the
Tnrkey river, yesterday to pnt in the day
fishing. Daring the afternoon of the
number got into a deep hole and were
Railroad Cases Pottpoasd.
Chicago, August 4.—A Lincoln, Neb ,
special aaya: "The bearing of the caeca by
tbe Board of Transportation has been ad*
journed to September. Secretary Mason,
of the board has filed a 20 page type-writ
tea report on tbe Barlington strike, which
is concurred in by the board.
A Jndft'i lildd*.
Wortehtke, Maw., August 4.—Hon.
Adrin Thayer, Jndge of Probat« for this
county and a well-known politician, com
mitted suicide at hit home oa Cedar strait
about 7 o'clock this morning by cutting
his throat with a razor. Ha was suffering
from temporary insanity.
A Carp«« Firm Atdfu.
Philadelphia, Pa., Aa^nat 4.—Jamea
McCrackan, a carpet manufacturer of this
city, has made an assignment; liabilities,
$40,000. As creditors are principally
yam dealers of this city.
PiaeUated by UM tot
Chicago, Augnat 4 — Piapatehss from
many points in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa,
report the beat of yeeterday aa baring bean
intense. There ware wmnj prostrated and
ssraral deaths.
to Nalli« Low«i7-A Qmtot I.ur
OoLümbits, O., August v—*-e uumbM
death of Blinky Morgan baa been the talk
of lb« town. Seven execution« by hang
ing bare taken place in the Penitentiary
since the present law m enacted. Of
tbeae all bare been succesaful, not a hitch
occnrring with the exception of Patrick
Hartnett, the Hamilton county man, who
wae the second man hanged there, and the
hanging of Morgan. In the case of Hart
nett the bead waa nearly aevared from the
body and Mood spattered over those who
witnessed the execution. The physicians
had to hold him up to prevent bis head
and body parting. His was an instan
taneous death, however. In Morgan's case
to the rear of the right ear and he died
slowly by strangulation. He jerked and
kicked, and whan the dasÉers releaaad hie
hands to teat the pulse, the efforts of the
unfortunate man to grasp the rope or nach
his neck to relieve himself were pitiful in
the extreme. While an unfortunate acci
dent, it wm one that is liable to occur on
such occasions, and the officials are in no
way to blame for it
Yesterday morning Drs. Clem mer and
Taylor, of the prison medical force, made
a post-mortem examination of the body.
The functions were in a healthy condition
so far a* the examination went, hut as the
principal object of the dissection was to
seaich for the bullet supposed to be in the
body, the examination was not sucxvsafnl,
no ballet or trace of a bnllet conld be
fonnd, which is confirmatory of Morgan's
claim, and disproves the theory of the
After the examination was completed
the body was placed in a rode coffin and
allowed to remain in the execution room
until Mrs. Nellie Lowrey, the friend of the
dead man, called for it, which sne did
shortly before noon.
Shortly after six o'clock to-night the
coffin was plsced in an ordinary under
taker's wagon, covered with a rubber
blanket, and quietly driven to Green lawn
Cemetery, three nfiles from the city. Near
the outskirts of the town a carriage fell in
behinl the wagon and followed it to Green
Lawn. In the carriage were Mrs. Nellie
Ijowrey and a lady and gentleman friend,
and that made up
Arriving at the cemetery the coffin was
carried into the public vault, where the
undertaker removed tha lid, exposing the
remains to view through the glass cover.
Mrs. Lowrey, resting on the arm of her
lady friend, entered shortly after and re
qneeted the glase cover to be removed.
When this was done she threw herself on
the coffin, sobbing hysterically, and cried:
"My dear Charlie. They have mnrdered
you. Oh, how could they do it!" She
kissed the lips of the dead man passionate
ly, and stroked and smoothed his hair and
brow, and she finally, with her lady com
panion, knelt in prayer. The prayer was
a silent one, but from the motions she
went through it was evident to your corre
spondent that she is a believer in the Ro
man Catholic creed.
After praying, she again kissed the lips
of the dead, after which she requested the
undertaker to cut a lock of hair from Mor
gan's bead, which he did, and the coffin
was closed. Itefore leaving the vault Mrs.
i/owrey placed two handsome wreaths of
immortelles at the head and foot of the
coffin, after which she was assisted to her
carriage, aod the funeral services of Klinky
Mcrgan were at an end. When asked if
it was her intention to inter the remains
in Cleveland, she said: "No, sir. They
are too precious to me to ever permit them
to touch Cleveland soil." It is her inten
tion to let the body remain here notil next
week, and then remove it to Philadelphia
for interment.
Ho » Youngatown Phjralrlan TmUIIm-Why
He Kept Hllent.
YorNOHTOWN, O., August 4—Dr.
Welsh, who claims to have been on the
train the night of the Kavenna rescue, re
side« at Lowellville, thin county, where be
it* practicing dentistry, having monad there
from Pittsbnrg. id rpesking of Iks MM
be says:
"I did not nee either Morgan, OuagHll
or Kobinson on tbe train. I bar* bssn sc
qnainted with Robinson for sevsnMM
year* and I knew Blinky Morgan. The
reason I have kept atlent waa that I waa
afraid of being arrested for complicity in
(be m order and for three months I kept
secluded in Allegheny."
Strong Hellef That Me Waa Innocent.
Zamksvii.i.k, O., Angnst 5.—The feel
ing here that Blinky Morgan waa nnjnatly
executed bat reached such a height that a
number of peraons have anhaenbed to a
fnnd to erect a monument to hia memory.
The Hl( FI • m NI|di the
Heal»—<Mh*ra Do Likewise«
PlTTftHL'BG, Augnst 4 —Tbe Amalgs
mated Association of Iron an Steel Work
ers, which has conducted ita aida of the
scale diacnaaion with quiet bat dstsrmtnsd
persistence, yesterday fait j ustifled in plso
ing a feather in ita cap when J. Painter A
Hons signed tbe scale Ute in tbe afternoon
This is regarded by tbe workmen aa Um
last straw, which indicates a general Sig
natur» of tbe scale. Tbe Tudor Iron
Works, of East Bt Ix>nis, III., lipid yes
terday, and 250 men will go to work M Um
mill« on Monday. Mitchell, Trau Mr A
Co., of Cincinnati, alao signed yestardsy,
and 450 men will atart np Um worka to
night. Tbia leaves bat three Pittabarg
firms unaignad, and ao »oon m Um >ieu
sary repairs are completed they ara «s
pected to Call into lino, which will prob»
His Crime la Toroato,
Tobobttu, Ost., Angaat 4.—"Blinky"
Morgan, who waa hanged at Ool umbos,
Friday morning, wn well-known in To
ronto, having on Um night of Angnai 7,
1&3, without a moment's warning, mnr
dered Jamas Maroney near tha Barer»
Hooaa. When arrested ha pro tha «mm
of Char lea Andrew«. On Irin tnnl ha
pleaded not guilty, maintaining tkjl the
shot wm fired in aalf-detaaa. Thejnry
(bond hia gniity of msnalaaghter, and ha
wm »entwined to five years in the Kings
ton Prison. A4 Kingrtm Morgan wm
well behaved, bat soecssding in making n
hole through the prison walk, ha and n
fellow prisoner named ITsnssdy made
their eaeape while ths priaan— wars en
gagod in gcnarnl muster.
Hmi PiSnjisf tksVMt.
Bahbtilli.O., Angnst 4.—«spart»
from the fruit-growing ragisna of this psrt
of tha Btnte are Is ths dbrt that ths sa
ran ARB MM
lad IOft * Stick bch Otar Date fht
fifth Rib.
mus ut u nun
Which the Roodthinty foil Bad t
□aim ob.
Lohdoh, Aopi> 4 — Tha SL Jmam Oa
•eiWt oomapood«! at Mia aaya, Ikl
ia political circlca than Ik lariaa ha
twaaa Franca aad Italy la raprdai aa af
th« moat aariooa character.
Tha protectorat« aatahUahad by Italy
tw Reelle baa iaaaaaai Fmaae TVa
nawapapeia claim that Saalla kakap la
Franca aadar a treaty algaad by Abgyaiaia
aad France.
Flood« In Aaetrie.
Pkaui'k, Angnat 4.—The rira Meldaa
con tin nee to riaa. Tha Yillagaa aa Ha baaka
are submerged and many of thaiahabitaata
have baan drowned.
Ei OoTtraar Abbott Hoji Now J»c—y la
HoUd for Olovolood. g
New York, Angnat 4.—Laan A h bait,
furmer Gorecnor of Naw Jaraay, tbiaka
tha outlook ia that Ktata ia ray ferorabie
to tbe Democrats. Speaking af It ta-day
he mid: "Tha l'robibitioa vota la New
Jersey will ha aa atroag aa In tha laai
campaign. Tha Mme candidate ia ia tha
field. What wo call Booth Jataay caaa
tie*, or tboaa coaatiea lying aaath of Qua*
den, are strong holda of tha l'rohibitioa
tutu, and cerUinly in that section tha Tata
will ha aa large aa it waa before. Tha
Democrats will nndoabtadly carry Naw
Jersey by from 5,000 to 8,000 aaejority.
The campaign will be opened abaat tha
'2oth of this month. There will baa meat
ing at Miller'e Hotel, Jaraay City, ta kr
mnlate plana for tba coming tight.
Mh* H«U 1'p • Claim to Oao-ThlNl •( HI«
Keif Aft flOOD, TO)
sr. paiti. Au,J SESiSETi
Probat« Court ol«— =*
woman who claims ,
late Commodore • HOMiy.^^'ESiSS
third of his estate, bf«i ilur.it laîî^
aearly IN,«»,OOO.
the hand« of a wall-hntPAi *>. »vrrxto. m r
city, who to-day «aid V
no particalara »boat thiol's G hMiMrrnrairef»
l«l utltnUi* in Um
One rumor is to the el "" <"■«»""*»• •**
man la ili --ira «f ml» T'»"«- • »• —*
men is 4 year —f«lnn wawi
port gires her sg*as oto* „ lo
that her claim ie that sb«Y4 , ^
Mr. Kitaon when h he wae 1 M.
Hhe ie saM to ha at preaent , riticK.0l.OO,
A I'roialMat lUpnbUcao Omm Oat far
Cleveland and Tbnrmaa.
Hedalia, Mo., Augnst 1— J. MeDw
nal I)emnth, a well-kitowa newspaper man
of this city and a life-loon Republican, Is
day withdrew from the Republican party,
and annonncee his intention to rota fer
Cleveland and Thorman. Mr. Deaiatk is
a tariff reformer, and says thai ha i
consistently support candidat» for i
who indorse the' platform adopted hr tko
National Republican Convention ol Owm
CO. The laisat convert to tha
Democracy of this city hM
worker for tha H »publican porty sloes his
boyhood, and has been coooectod with the
Republican press ol Hedalia for tha past 17
years; and his changs of haart aaoasd a
grsat commotion In the rooks of the
alleged grand old porty.
He I« Na fT«tla* from a
attbe New
week, left her«
deuce at Upland«,
more. He bad beet
hatha for fti* health, bat
availing, for he hail gone
with n relapee of hia old
Ogleeby baa a Narrow
Si'RiauriKU), III, AoimI i-Oev.
Ogleeby had a narrow eaeapa from aariaae
Inj m j «< n«iii|i I lamiln lael >ianlng Ha
▼iaited the camp with Mrs. Oglaiby
their eon, to witneae the pnmda. Is
down tha lint hill at the cm
breaat »trap of om of Iba
letting the carriage rnn ap en then. Thw
started to ran away and Um fliiH— m
trying to jnnp oat wae considerably
broiaad, by being thrown lato the ravina. m
The colored driver bald an to the berate
and etopprd then an thn bei dpi Mm.
Ogleaby and aen remained in the eantoffc.
The Governor'« in »»a Hen wan tojnnf ant
and catch tha haraee by the hea4
Chkaoo, An
Han Fmndeeo
waa mach
at River

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