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VOL. XXXIV.-NO. 41. PERRYSBURG, WOOD CO., OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY H, 1887.
SI. 50 IN ADVANCE.
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NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gnthorod from All Qunrtors
CONGRESS.
In tho Scnato on tho 8th Mr. JIllclicll, of
Pennsylvania, reported n bill granting n pen.
slon of 12,000 n soar to Mrs. I.ogan, nad asked
that It ba considered Immediately. Under ob
jection of Mr. Coke, of Tcxns,tho bill went ocr.
A resolution by Mr. Mandcrson was adopted,
asking tho Sccrotnry of tho Interior for Inform
ation ns to school lands continued to tho Stato
of Nebraska, and In tho mcantlmo requesting
suspension of public cntrlos on such lands. Tho
conferenco report on tho Inter Stato Com
mcrco bill was taken up and Mr. l'lntt, of
Connecticut, addressed tho Senato In opposition
to tho report, llcforo tho conclusion of his re
marks tho Scnatovtcnt Into secret session and
soon adjourned Tho House, In Cominlttco of
tho Wholo, considered tho Indian Appropriation
bill. Tho bill gao rlso to no opposition In
any of Its features, and tho commftleo having
liscn it was passod without discussion or di
vision. It opproprlotos 3,153,OX). Tho Military
Academy Appropriation bill was thon taken up
nud passed within a quarter of an hour. Tho
8peaker laid beforo tho IIouso n communication
from James W. Itcld resigning his teat as Con
rrossraan from tho Fifth North Carolina district.
Tlio House then went into Cotnmlttco of tho
Wholo on tho bill for tho consolidation of
certain bureaus of tho Navy Department, but
without action, tho commltteo roso and tho
IIouso adjourned.
The Senate on tho Cth took up, and passed
without division tho bill giving a pension of
IJ.OOO n year to tho widow of Senator Logan.
Mr. Vest Introduced a bill increasing tho pen
sion of Mrs. Apollina Illafr, widow of Fran
cis 1 Illalr, from fSO a month to f2,(K
per j ear, and at his request tho bill
was Immediately considered and passed.
A bill was passed to parry into effect tho treaty
with China for tho suppression of tho opium
trnnic. Consideration of tho Inter Stato Com
jnerco bill was resumed and Mr. l'lott continued
his nrgument until adjournment. ...During the
morning hour tho IIouso, In Commltteo of tlio
Wholo. resumed consideration of tlin bill for Ihn
lmprocmcnt of tho Urlo and Oswego canals.
Without reaching a voto tho morning hour ex
pired and tho IIouso took up and passed tho
i-cnsion Appropriation urn, winch unnroprt
ntes 170,217,500, being only &i,onu below
tho estimates which wcro reduced from
tho rent of offices for pension agencies.
Tho IIouso then went Into Commltteo of tlio
Wholo on tho Natal Reorganization bill.
Messrs. Sayres, of Texas, and McAdoo. of Now
Jersey, adtocated the bill, nnd Mr. lloutcllc, of
luninc, opposed ix. l'cnoing rurthcr debate tho
commltteo roso and tho IIouso adjourned.
NtJMEiions petitions for nnd against tho Inter
state Comraerco bill were presented in tho
Scnato on the 7th. A resolution w as passed
directing tho Secretary of tho Senato to pay tho
Arthur, Iogan nnd Pike funeral expenses. The
calendar was then taken np, nnd tho following
bills rassed: To scttlo claims of States for ex
penses Incurred in tho defenso of tho United
States and of foreign steamship com
panies for taxes Illegally exacted; appro
priating 130,000 for tho widow and daugh
ter of Krsklno S. Allln, tho Imenlor of tho
Springfield breech-loading rlilo musket, In com
pensation for tho us of tho intention by
tho Got eminent; IIouso bill providing for
a school of instruction for cat airy and
light artillery at Tort ltiley, Kan.,
nnd for tho completion nud construction of
quarters for tho army at certain posts. After
nncxccutUo session tho Senato ndjourncd....
Tlio IIouso passed tho Scnato bill amending tho
nctproIdlngforthosalo of tho Sao and Fox
nnd Iowa Indian reservations In Kansas
nnd Nebraska. (Tlio amendment pros ides
for tho allotment of lands in severalty to
minors and orphans.) In Commltteo of tho
Wholo tho House considered bills on tho prlvne
calendar. After n short session tho committee
rose, nnd half n dozen private bills were passed.
Tho evening session wns devoted to the con
sideration of pension bills. Forty-two pension
bills wcro passed, including ono granting ISO a
month to tho widow of General Durbln Ward.
Is Uio IIouso on tho 8th Mr. Cox, from tho
Commltteo on Ciiil Servico Ilcfonu, reported
back the Scnato bill repealing tho tenure of
office net and it was placed on tho calendar. In
Commltteo of tho Wholo tho bill lonsolldatlng
certain bureaus of ts Navy Department was
debated at length, but without reaching a con
clusion the commltteo roso and tho IIouso passed
the Senate Joint resolution appointing James I
Angclln member of tho Hoard of Jtcgcntsot
the Smithsonian Institution. Mr. Mills, of Ken
tucky, reported tho Hli or and Harbor bill, and
the House adjourned. ...The Scnato was not In
tcsslon.
DOMESTIC.
Tnn Oovcrtior nnd Council of Slnssachn
setts on tlio Bth completed tlio Balo of tho
Hoosno Tunnel, with Us accompanying
luaj'-iouriniicsni runroau, to tlio I'ltch
burg Itallroad Company. Tlio Ktato re
ceives from tho company i;,, 00,lWd In llfty
ycar bonds, bearing Interest nt tlireo per
cent, for llvo yearn, tlireo nnd one-half per
cent, for tlio noxt five, and four per cent,
thoreaftor, nnd $5,000,000 In common Btock.
BLiaiiT shocks of earthquake wcro felt nt
Palgo and Ilastrop, Tox., on tho fitli, caus
Ing considerable fright but no damage.
KitEAMCit'scommerclnl building, tlio finest
business block In Lock Haven, I'n., was
burned on tlio Otli. Loss on building nnd
contents, $75,000; Insurance, 35,000.
Governor Om.r.sny, of Illinois, in his an
nual message, devotes n largo portion of it
.to tlio labor troubles nud speaks of tlio ne
cessity which compelled tho sending of
Btato troops to Lemont, Hast Bt. Louis nnd
tho packing houso district near Chicago.
BurEiiiSTENnnxT Jameson-, of tlio railway
mall service, Is informed that fourteen let
ter pouches and n truck load of papers wero
destroj cd in tho recent railroad accldont nt
Tiffin, O. j also thnt 1,300 letters nnd eighty
sacks of paper mall met a similar fnto In
tho Bpringllcld, Mass., railroad disaster.
An Important suit ntTcctlng tho legality
of rallioadojd bonds lias just been insti
tuted at Morrlllton, Ark. This class of
bonds aggregates about ono nnd a quarter
million dollars and uro nearly all held in
New York City.
William P. Peahsox, who pleaded guilty
to tlio embezzlement of nbout (3J,0J0 from
tho American Baptist Publication Bocloty
nt Philadelphia, was on tlio Gth sentenced
to two yours nnd six months imprisonment
in tho Eastern penitentiary. Pearson wns
formorly cashier und chief bookkeeper of
tho society.
The fulluro of E. Duncan BnllTon, oxton
slvo advertising ngont at Now York City,
was nnnounccd on tho 0th. Liabilities,
flOO.000.
The foundry department of E. P. Allln &
Co.'s machine works ut Milwaukee, AVls.,
burned on tho Ctli, entailing a loss of $250,
000. The olglith national convention of tho
Araorlcnn Agricultural nnd Dairy Associa
tion lias boon cnllod In Now York City Pob
ruarySnndO. This will bo tho greatest
nnd most Important agricultural mooting of
inosenson. Dairying and dairy legislation
will rccolvo considerable attention ftom
nblo speakers. Addresses aro promised
from Josoph II. Ueall, prcsldont of tlio
American Agricultural nud Dairy Associa
tion; Lloutonaut Governor Kd. I'. Jonos, of
Hlnghninton, N. Y.; lion. John II. Webber,
M. O., of Now York; Horr Adolpli Wolills,
of Btookholm. Tlio following papers will
bo contributed nud will add to tho Interest
of tho meeting! "Tho Dnlry Intorosts or
tho United States," U. 11. Chnpln, lloston,
Mass. ; "Tho Benefits of lleo Hooping to tlio
Agriculturist," O. II. Mason, Auburndnlo,
O. ; "Tho History of Dairying In tlio Unltod
'Jlatcs,"W. B. Tmosdell, St. Louis, Mo.;
"Transportation of Dnlry Products fi om tho
United Ktutes to England," M. It. IVnlt,
Canton, N. Y.; "Feeding of Ciitllo," James
O. AduuiB, Concord, N. It., Secretary of
Stnto Hoard of Agriculture; "Prosperous
Agriculture, tho Pitch or our Nntlonul liar
mony," James Howes, Baltimore, Md.
At Bt. Louis on tho fitli Judw Tro.it son
tencod Josoph II. Wlilto, of Wuco, Toxus,
who has boon in-Jnll sluoo August, 1SS3, on
nchargoproforiod by tho Unltod States
Government of counterfeiting Brazilian
trcasui y notes, to tin eo years In tho pcn
tontiniy. Mils, Hnuii A. ICellt, better known as
tho"Bnra of Blmnty Hill," ut Scruuton,
Pa., who lias gained national faino through
her occontrlcitlos, was ndmlttod to tho
Laokawnnuu Hospital on tho fitli. Blio is
saldtobasufforlngfrom a complication or
dlscusns, and can not recover,
The omdals of tho Cool Miners' National
Federation linvo lssucdnclrculnr nddrcssod
to tho minors throughout tho country, re
questing tho attendauco at tho national con
vention of miners and oporntors nt Colum
bus, O., February 8, of all who aro favora
bio to tlio arbitration plan of settling wagos
differences.
Tiir. llallmirj Age, of Chicago, publishes
statistics showing Hint during tho year 1SS0
not loss than forty-flvo railways with 7,037
mllos of main lino, representing a bonded
dobt of $170,140,500 nnd capital stock of
$203,009,200, making a total of nearly $374,
110,000, linvo boon sold under foroclosuro
nnd transferred to now ownership.
Counsel on both sides In tho threatened
conlostover tho will ot tlio Into SamuolJ.
Tlldcn nsscrt tholr complete Ignorancoof
nny attempt or Intention to scttlo tho dis
pute by a compromise.
Tin: Ithodo Island llorscshoo Company's
extenslvo works ntVnlloy Falls, It. I., wero
destioycd by lire on tho 7th. Loss $330,000;
Insurnnco $100,000.
Two mlsors, Joseph Terry, nged seventy
three, nnd Robert Price, aged Bixty-flvo,
wero found Btnrved In tholr mlscrablo
nbodo In a tenement on Locust street, Phil
adelphia, on tho Till. They had occupied
tho premises nearly forty years, wero very
eccentric nnd believed to bo worth $350,000.
Thomas Stevens, who started from Ban
Francisco, April 18, 1SS1, on a bicycle tour
of tho globe, nrrived In that city on tho th
f rnm Japan on the steamer City of Pekln.
Business failures during tho seven days
ended Jnnunry 8 number for tho United
Ktutes 271, for Canada 23: total KM, against
273 tho previous week. The Increase nriscs
In the South where tho failures nro ex
ceptionally numerous, though not Important.
Hrniit Monnis, of Woodbrldgo, N. J.,
seel etnry nnd treasurer of tho Now York
Textllo Filtering Company, hnsdisuppenrcd
Willi fundi of tho company amounting to
nbout$70,00p. Tho concern is owned mostly
by tho Morrla family, nnd tho father and tho
younger brother of tho defaulter nro
tlnauclally ruined.
At Jackson, Tcnn., on tho 7th Scott Tick
ler, nged twelve, nnd Chester Dodd, nged
ten, sons of prominent citizens, quarreled
over somo trivial nutter. Picklor went
home, procured a gun nnd shot Dodd, kill
ing mm instantly.
In tho city court nt Now Haven, Conn.,
on tho Sth Judgo Pickett rendered u decis
ion In tho cases of William H. Wallace, as
sistant superintendent of tho Now York.
New Huen & Hartford railroad, nnd Stncy
II. Opdyko, superintendent of tho New
Hnvcn ec Northampton railroad, charged
with conspiracy in "blacklisting" Thomas
1-. Jleany, n former employe The accused
wero lined $50 each. They will tako an
appeal from tho decision.
iHvmioiTioN by tho coroner into tho
causes of tho recent tcrrlblo nccldent on
tho Bnlilmoro A: Ohio railroad near Repub
lic, u., develops tho fact that the crow of
the freight train wcro drunk nt the timo of
the disaster.
Tun Ohio Southern railroad machlno nnd
car shops nt Springfield, O., caught firo on
tho Sth by nn explosion of a torch In the
roundhouse. Six locomotives, two cars of
vnluablo machinery nnd tho buildings wcro
destroyed. Loss $110,000; fully Insured.
An extra freight train on tho Wilmington
& Northern railroad ran Into tho rear of
another freight train near Wawnsset
Station, Pa., on tho bth. Conductor Henry
Huberts nnd William Martin wcro killed,
nnd tlio fireman nnd brakeman wcro badly
Injuicd.
Daniel J. Cuiivn, owner of six cloth.
Ing stores in Utlca und Northern Contral
New York, failed on tho Sth with liabilities
estimated ut$10rt,00J; preferences $25,000.
Committees from tho brewers' pool In St.
Louis nnd tho brewers' union settled nil
tholr differences on tho Sth, nnd tho strike
which was begun last September by tho
members of tho latter has been onded.
Dick Huklev and John Keating, wnrd
politicians, qunrrcled nbout a dog In n sa
loon at Cinelnnnti on tho Sth, when Hurley
pulled a revolver nnd shot Koatlng dead.
The Great Eastern Ten Company, at
Portsmouth, N. II., assigned on the Sth, for
the benefit of their creditors. Tholr usscts
nro reported to be only one-fifth of their lia
bilities.
The largest blast ever fired In tho Enston,
Pa , mining district was touched oft by
Superintendent Firn itono, of tho Glcndon
Iron Company, on tho Sth. It consisted of
11,500 pounds of powder, distributed In fivo
chambers, each fifty feet npart nnd fifty
feet back from tho f aco of tho qu nrry. Tho
wholo hlllsido 150 foot high was blown
out and nbout 200,000 tons of stone wcro
loosened.
TnitEE masked men entered tlio houso of
Robert McUeorge, n drover, at Enon Vulley,
Pa., on tho evening of tho Sth, for tho pur
poso of robbery ubilo McGeorgo was In nn
adjoining ynrd milking his cows. With
drawn revolvers they intimidated Mrs.
McGeorgo and his two child ren. McG eorgo
re-entered tho houso in time to prevent a
sonrch by tho robbers, who nt on co opened
firo on htm. Ha was shot twice nnd prob-
nbly fatally wounded, when tho would-bo
murderers left tho premises. Every effort
is being inndo for their apprehension.
It Is stated that tho beach for nearly
thirty miles between Polly's island and
Littlo river, on tho Soutli Carolina coast. Is
covered to tho depth of ono foot with dead
llali, principally menhaden und porglcs.
1 ho rntnllty is believed to linvo been caused
byselsmlo disturbances, Tho Inhabitants
In tho Intel lor nro busy hauling tho dead
fish to their farms for fertilizing purposes.
The following changes nro noted In tlio
woekly statement of tho Now York asso
ciated banks, issued on tho Sth: Reserve
Increase, $2 ,515,!lC.r; loans Increase, $-1,791,
fcOO; specio Increase, 2,701,100; legal tenders
Increase, $2,441, bOO; deposits Increase, $10,.
SJ0,!100; circulation decrease, $11,700. Tho
banks held $14,7SO,G75 In oxcess of tho
twenty-flvo per cent, rulo.
Rei'Outs from thirty of tho lending clear
inghouses ot tho country show nggreguto
exchanges for I ho week ended Jnnunry 8
amounting to $1,1115,325,911, ngaiiiBt $2Sf,.
312,431 tho nrovious week. As compaicd
with tho corresponding week of 1SS0 the in.
crcaso amounts to 13.2 per cent.
The importation of homes from Montreal
Into Vermont hasbeon prohibited on account
of tho provnlcnco of glanders ninong horses
In Montreal.
The Gem Iron furnaco nt Mllnes, Pngo
County, Va., which has boon Idlo slnco
Novombor 12 by reason of hnv lug chilled,
wns put In blast on tho 8th, giving employ
ment to six hundred hands.
Six business blocks In Lawrence, Kan.,
wero dostroyod by Uro on tlio Uth. Tho
total loss nggrcgatos $125,000; ono-thlrd in
sured. T ho heaviest losers uro A, B ICnhn-
wcller re Co., dry goods, whoso stock was
valued at P50,O0J.
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL.
William Thomson, Uiiltod Stntos Con
sul nt Southampton, died on tho Gth from
bronchitis.
The Picsldent on tho Sth sent to tho Scn
ato tho nomination of Rhjdon M, Call to bo
AttoriioyforlhoNorthcrndlstrietof Floiidn,
nnd Jnmos Spencer, of Whitehall, N. Y., to
bo Associate Justice ot tho Bupxomo Court
of Dakota.
G Lonai! W. CniLlis, proprietor of thoFhll
ndelphltt.rr, was rcndeied unconscious
by u full upon nn icy sidewalk, on tho Gth.
No bonos wero broken, however and ho has
recovered Ii om everything oxcept the shock
of t no ran.
Pnor. JoseI'H Tosso, a celebrated violin
ist, dlod at his homo in Covington, ICy,, on
the Cth. Ho had becomo famouB through
out tho country by reason of his composi
tion ot the quaint melody, "Tho Arknusaw
Traveler,"
A joint convention of tho Connecticut
Legislature was hold on tho 0th to oloct
Btuto pfficcrs, owing to tho fulluro of tho
popular voto to elect, Tho result of tho
balloting was tho oloctlon of nil tho Repub
lican candidates ns follows: aovornor, P,
f. LounsburyjUoutcuaiitaoYpru.or, Jnraos
Ij. Howard; Socretary of State, L. It
Hubbard; Treasurer, Aloxandcr Wnmor
Comptroller, Thomns Clark.
GovEnNon UonwELL, of Malno, was In.
nuguratcdonthoUth. In his Inaugural ho
recommends ns a slmplo remedy for tlio
fishery troubles tho levying ot such in
creased duties on w lint llsh Cnnadn sends
to tho United Btntos ns would partially, If
not wholly, cxcludo Canadian fishermen
from our market.
TnEsniENTiAL nominations "sent to tha
Scnato on tho 0th : Thomns C. Mnnnlng, of
Louisiana, Envoy Extraordinary nnd Min
ister Plenipotentiary to Mexico; Hugh A.
Dcnsmorc, of Arkansas, Minister Resident
nnd Consul-Ocneral to Coroa; Robert E.
Culbrclh, of California, Consul nt Apln;
Thomns O. Bashaw, of Missouri, Attorney
for tho Eastern District of Missouri.
Fhank B. McDonald, son of cx-Scnntot
McDonnld, died nt Washington on tho fitli
of heart disc-so. Ho had been for Boma
years a clerk In tho Treasury Department.
Tho remains wcro taken to Indiana for
burial.
The oxecutlvo commltteo of tho United
Labor party of Philadelphia havo refused
to nomlnnto n cnndldato for Mayor, dcclar.
Ing that such nomination should ba mado In
open convention of tho pnity.
A coxcumiENT resolution providing for
tho submission ot tho question of tho prohi
bition of tho salo of intoxicating bovcrnges
to a popular voto was introduced in both
branches of tho Missouri Legislature on the
Gth.
The Secretary of tho Treasury has ap
pointed Herbert F. Bcceher to bo n special
agent of tho Treasury. Ho Is a son of ltov.
Henry Ward Beechor, nnd was formerly
Collector of Customs at Fort Townscnd,
W.T.
Rev. J.J. Gi.os"unENNEn, bishop emeritus
of the United Brethren Church, died on tliB
7th at Churchvtllc, Va., nged scvcnty-foui
years. Ho wns ono of tho best known cler
gymen of his denomination In tho country.
General Thomas Duncan, U. S. A., re
tired, died nt Ills homo in Washington, D.
C, on tho 8th. During tho civil war Gen
eral Duncan was struck on tho head with n
cannon ball, fracturing tho skull. Trepan.
Ing was resorted to, and for moro than
twenty ycaro ho has worn tho silver plato
which took tho placo of obstructed portions
or nis shattered skull.
Junon Aauon Sir iw, formerly n promi
nent Illinois politician, died ut his home In
Olney, that State, on tho Sth, nged seventy
six. Ho was a momber of tho Thlrty-flfih
Congress and was ouco elected Circuit
Judgo.
HonEiiT Heim, brother of tho famous
sculptress, Vlnnlo Ream, died at Fort
Smith, Ark., on tho 7th. Deceased had
been a noted character in tho Indian Terri
tory for twenty years, having boon nn
adopted citizen of tho Choctaw trlbo for a
much longer period.
Hon. Elusii Bhiiiitt, cx-member of the
Pennsylvania Legislature nnd United Htatoa
Congress, who bus lived to bo tho oldest
lawyer In nctlvo practice in this count! y,
died nt his homo in Eric, Pa., on tho 9th,
nged nlnoty-two. lie was born In Provi
dence, It, I., in 1795 nnd has been In actlvo
praclico in Eric slnco IS JO.
FORE1CN.
Qeem ist has arranged for tho salo to tho
Turkish Government of 400,000 llauscr
rifles, which havo been superseded in tha
German nrmy by icpeatlng rliles.
The census of Tranco for lSi shows a
total population ot 33,213,903; ngalnst 37,072,
013 in lbjl. Tho population of Paris has in
creased only 7S,0'.W ngainst 230,000 recoided
In 1SS1.
TitE.whent harvest In Victoria, Australia,
is 12,003,000 bushels, nn nvorago of twclvo
bushels per acre. Tho exportnblo excess is
150,000 tons, or 09,030 tons over that of tho
preceding year.
An epidemic ot typhoid fever is raging at
Clermont-Ferrand, Franco. Eighteen bun
dred persons out of a population of -10,003
havo been attacked. It is supposed thnt
tho epidemic was started by impuro water.
Wiuiat of excellent quality and superior
weight has been exported for tho first timo
by Russia from tho Caucasus. Largo car
goes of this wheathavo been sent to Odessa
across tho Black Se i from tho ports of PotI
aud Batoum, destined for tho Adrlatlo nnd
tho English Channel.
At Montreal, Can., on tho Cth Chlof
Justico Dorlon rendered a decision on tho
application for a writ of habeas corpus iu
In tho J. F. Hoko extradition case, sustain
ing tho decision ot tho judgo who com
mitted Hoko for oxtraditlon.
The new llourlng mill nt Carberry, on tha
Canadian Pacific railway, ono hundred
miles westof Winnipeg, Man., was wrecked
on tho 7th by an explosion caused by the
Ignition of flour dust. Loss $35,000. "
A sevehe snow storm provailcd through
out tho midland counties of England on tha
Sth. Tho highways nnd rallwuys In mnuy
places wcro blockaded and much.'oss of Ufa
Is feared.
Jons Roicn, tho famous ship builder,
died nt his homo In Now York City on tho
lutn, artcr un lliuess of several weeks fiain
cancer of tho throat. His nffllctlon was
similar to that or tho lato General Uraut.
JunaE John B. Rooeiis, Chief Justico of
tho Circuit Court of Cook County, 111., fell
dead In n dry good3 store nt Chicago on tho
10th. Ho hns been on tho Circuit bench of
Cook County slnco lsTO.
Alkxanhek Ciuwionii, n wcll-lmown
Duluth (Mluu.) manufacturer, has lepelvcd
notico that by tho death of n, cousin named
James Thompson, In Ballnrnt, Australia, a
fortune of over 1,000,000 has been left to
him and his four brothers, giving them
each nearly $900,000. Crawfoid has not teen
his cousin In forty years.
Alice Oaths, thowcll kuown comic opera
singer, diod nt tho i ebldenco of her husbaud
la Philadelphia on tho 10th, ngod thlrly
elght years. Sho hal sulTcrcd for a long
time fi om n complication of diseases.
A WEST-nouNii snow plow on tho Romo
Wntertown & Ogdousburg railroad ran Into
nn oast-bound passenger train nt Ontario,
N. Y., on tho 10th. Tnreo men who wero
on tho snow plow woro badly hurt, Michael
Mlnnchaii receiving probably fatal Injuiloj.
Ariucnt McICcesport, Pa., on tho 10th
totally destroyed tho MoKcespoi t galvaniz
ing works, causing n loss ostlmatod nt
$50,000; fully covorod by Insurance Tho
works will bo : obullt at onco.
BciiNAim Bchai i, nged twonty-threo, who
was arrested and jailed nt Cincinnati a few
days since for swindling New York book
firms, suicided in Ills cell by taking poison.
A VAWETY ot petitions and memorials wcro
presented In tho Scn.ito on tho 10th, lucludlng
tho memorials ot tho New Voik nnd Kansas
commei clnl tiodics ngainst certain pro Islons ol
tho Interstate Commerce bill; n petition for
the repeal of tho Internal tevcnuo laws, etc,
oi-nuiur l ru nuruuuecu n buusuiy amend,
ment to tho l'ojd-onico Appropriation bill.
(Ifprovldcs for tho transportation ot foreign
malls by American built and regl6te:od steam
era, to secure tho greater frequency and regu
larity In dispatch nnd a ccatur speed In
tho cnrrlngo of such mails to llrull, tlio Ho
pnbllo of Mexico, Ckmtral nnd South America,
nud appropilttlnif flM.UJ for tho purpose.)
Senator Hoar imulo a report favorable to u na
tional celebration of tho Centennial unniveri.ry
of tho udoptlon of tho Constitution of ho United
States. Tho Inter Hlnto Commoico ulll was
called up, and Mr. llctk addressed the Hointa
In favor of tho udnptlon of tho loufcreucu
rcpnrtuntU r.(IJouimiient....A communication
from tho Secretary ot the Treasury w ns In! 4 bo
foro tlio House by tho Speaker, relative to tho
Interpretation nt ihu tarllf law utinut lull,
In rcsponso to n resolution asking for
tho sumo; rcferrod. Under the tall ot
States n number if bills nnd resolu
tions wcro presented and refcircd, amoi.g
them ono by Mr. Morrill to rcduco
tho duty on sugar and placo lumber und
salt on the free lUt: authorizing Die HocMaiy
ol tlio Treasury to erect publlo liulldlugi In any
town where. Iho gioss recdptB from any oltlco
exceeds I10,U to tlioaowrmnunt, ut a-i ulll.
mato cost of f3'l,0u-)i for tho purchaso ot
Urlccsen's "Destroyer and ton largo steel trs
H'lsoflho tamo typo: llxlng the Uviimnlwloi o
of LiIjui ' tulnry ul rv) ii. The District of Co
lumbia Commtlwu was then given tho Moor nud
a number o( incuiurcswcro passed, after wlilcii
tholliusauujournod,
DEATH IN THE DARKNESS.
A Uttlllnlnrn & Ohio i'nssongcr TrftiA,
Itunntiifr nt tho ltntn nf n Mile iiMlmite,
Crushes Into is l'rolglit Nctir ltepnblle,
O. TwrllB or riflrrn l'prsons Killed
nnd ii Number Wounded Details of thu
Disaster.
TirriN, O., Jan. 5. Ono of tho mosthor
rlblo nnd heartrending accidents over
chronicled occurred on tho Baltlmoro &
Ohio road near Republic, nbout eight miles
enst of horo, nt two o'clock yestorday
morning, through tha collision of a frolght
nnd tho Erio oxprcss. An unknown num
ber of pursons, estimated at fifteen or sev
enteen, perished nnd Bovornl othors woro
badly hurl. Tlio names of tho killed, so
fur ns they nro loown, nro:
C. P. Bradley, of Washington, D. C.; burncA
to death.
Joseph l'ostlolhuntto, ngod fltty-scven; on
his way from West Virginia to Chltltcotho, Mo.:
burned to death.
Spencer Postlcthwnlte, nged eighteen, son of
Joseph; burned to death.
Henry Postlethwnlte, nged eleven, son of
Joseph; burned to death.
Fireman William Fredericks of tlm express
trnln.
CJeorgo Pearce, express messenger; burncu
beyond recognition.
M. II. Parks, ot Washington, D. a ; burned to
death.
Mr. IJallard, from Now York Stato ; burnod to
death.
Mr, Fcrgnson, of Moomdalc, Pa , an old man
missing and bellcvod to bo dead.
Grant Mnnscll, of Milwaukee, Wis.; mlsslnf,
and believed to bo dead.
George Simpson, of Milwaukee, Wis.; miss
ing ond believed to bo dead.
Tho wounded, so far as known, number
four.
Tho freight train left Sclplo nftor tho
east-bound express had passod, having
half an hour iu which to mnko tho next sid
ing beforo tho nrrlvnl of tho wost-bound
passenger train. Tho night wns blttor
cold and much difficulty was experienced
in i;eepiug up steam in tnocngino. Finally,
at n point half a lnllo west of Republic, tho
train came to a standstill, being unablo to
move fnrthor.
Although tho conductor must havo
known Hint ho wns encroaching danger
ously near tho timo of tho express, no did
not Bend out tke-signnl until nftor his train
had coma to a standstill nnd ho found it
Impossible to movo farther. Ho then
started forwaid with tho lantern himself.
At this point thoro is n sharp curvo, and
Conductor Fletcher had not proceeded
moro than tho length of twenty cars when
ho saw tho headlight of tho approaching
express rounding tho curvo not moro than
forty rods distant, nnd running nt tho
lightning speed of slxty-threo miles nn
hour. Horror-stricken with tho knowlcdgo
that n frightful accident could not bo nvoid
cd, ho flashed his light In the faco of tho
engineer, Lent Eastman. Tlio latter nt
tho Bnino moment saw tho light of tho
freight engine, and Riving n wild shriek of
tho whistle for brakes, ho reversed his en
Rino nnd jumped for his life, crashing
through tho window of tho cab, carrying
glass and sash with him, nnd nllght
cd In a heavy snow-drift. Ho escaped so
rious Injury, his hurts being confined to a
slight wound upon tho knee. As East
man realbod tho danger, ho called to his
fireman, William Fredericks, to savo him
self. Tho latter was engaged In stoking
tho Arc. Ho raised up nnd hesitated a mo
ment to glanco forward, ns If to cstimato
tho danger. This was fatal, as nt that In
stant tho crash came, ond poor Fredericks
was pinned nnd crushed by tho mass of tho
wrcik. Ho lived for two hours In this sit
untlon. Tho effect of tho collision can bo bettor
Imagined than dcscrlbeJ. Tho engines of
tho two trains reared Into tho uir like a
pair of enraged living monsters, und then
settled down upon the track driven Into
each other until tho cylinders touched".
Tho forco of tho Impact jammed tho bag
cngo cars into tho tender of tha
fast trnln, tho express car into tho
tuggago cur nnd tho smoker into tho
express car. In less than llvo minutes
from tho moment of tho collision
and boforo any organized effort nt rescuo
could bo mado tho firo of tho overturned
stoves communlcatod to tho wood-w,ork,
und tho flames leaped high in tho alr tho
roar mingling with the cries of ungulsh of
tho Imprisoned victims to whom death in
Its most tcrrlblo form was a horrid pres
ence. Tho trainmen nnd uninjured pas
sengers woro powerloss, and could do
notlilug to rescuo the sufferers. Tho
smoker of tho express contained from
twclvo to fifteen passengers, somo of whom
wcro Immigrants. Throe men only escaped
alive.
C. P. Bradley, of Washington, D. C, was
found hanging from tho window of tho
smoker, but his logs wcro fast and ho could
not bo remove I, There ho remained until
ho was burned to death nud his charred re
mains fell to tho ground a black and shnpo
less 111033. Ho was conscious nnd gavo his
nddics3 to tho bystanders, and ulso snld
that ho was an officer of tho Knights of Kt
bor organization. Ho gavo his watch and
other valuables ho could get from his pock
ets to Conductor Fletcher, of tho freight
train.
Joseph Postlothwnlto, ngod flfty-soven,
and his sons (Spjucor, nged eighteen, nnd
Henry, ngod eleven) wero sitting In tho
same seat In tho smoker, nnd their charred
remalcs wero found iu tho ruins of tho
curs. Mr. Postlothwnlto and his two sons
had left Mrs. Postlothwnlto nnd two littlo
children Inn roar coach only n fowmo-
luenm uujuru mm una gouo 10 1110 smoKcr.
Geotgo Poarce, the express messenger,
wns caught under tho seats nnd burned so
that ho wns novor recognized.
A man named M. II. Parks, Washington
City, was caught nt tho hips botweon tho
railings of tun coaches. Ho could not bo
rescued. Ho handed out his watch, money
nnd p.ip;rs, nud gavo hi nnmo to Cm
duotor Tom Haskell, and was entirely con
sumed In sight of tho agonized survivors.
Ho was n dclegnto to the Knights of Labor
convention at liiUluuupolis.
The baggage-cars, smoker nnd two other
coaches wero entirely consumed. Thero Is
no uso to attempt to recognlzo tho dead.
Thoy woro but blotches of blackened pulp.
Thoro wero twolvo such masses foutid, but
no ono knows who thoy were. Tho piles of
ashes und dobrls now to bo seen at tho
placo of tho collision nro full of bonos,
lemalns of jowolry nnd molted silver
money. Ten of tho killed nro totally
unknown. Tho coroner of Seneca County
has not yot begun a regular examination of
witnesses, Tho blnmo for tho disaster
seems to bo with tho crow of tho fi eight
train. At least fifteen wero killed.
Illey Cot Oir j:nsy,
St. Louis, Jnu. 5. At two o'clock yes
torday afternoon tho grand Jury handed in
their Indictments against tho oxprcss
robbers. Hint ngninst Wlttroek wns
for robbery In tho first degreo;
thnt ngalnst Hulght for being ac
cessory beforo tho fact, and that
ngalnst Woavcr for being accessory lifter
tho fact Tho prlsonors wero Immediately
arraigned bcfoio Judge Normlllc. Thoy
pleaded guilty to tho charges und woro nt
onco soatonccd Wlttroek und Hnlght to
sovon years und Woavor to fivo yenrs in
tlio penltontlniy. Tho prisoners will ut
onco bo taken to JofTursou City.
Tho Cmmtrj'ii 1 luuiices,
Wasiunoton, Jan. B Tin rccolpts of
tho Government during 1633 wcio (35I.0OJ,.
000, coinpnred wltli$320,ftM,0iV) during 1S85,
whllo tho expenditures woro f25,0i)J,UX),
compnrod with 1-257,000.00) for 13. Tho
reduction of tho publlo dobt during tho
calendar year 16J oxcocdodoJ $1(M,0J0,.
000, nnd was nearly $20,00,1,.
000 greator than tho prccoJIng yenr.
Tho tronstiry cisli nvullablo for dobt reduc
tion at tho close of tho cnlondnr your 1S34
was $254,001,000, ut tho closo or 1435 $205,.
000,00), ut tho closo or 1S31 taW.OlJ.OU). Tho
standard silver dollar circulation of tho
United Htatoa at tha closo of tho yoar 1831
was ei,oui,000, at tho closa of 1SS5 $31,000,.
000. ut tho ( Joso of 1SSU ,01,000.000.
HEROES MEET DEATH.
Fire Tlrnsfl I.lfo-nvrrs Drowned tit n Fn
tile Iirfurt to Itcsrun shipwrecked ftttU
ors A lermnn Vessel Ours Down Off the
Caist of Vlrglnln All 011 llonrtl, Twenty
In Number, Inist.
Nonroi.K, Va., Jan. 10. Tho German ship
Elizabeth, from Hamburg for Baltimore,
went nshoro Bnturdny morning on tho
Virginia bench fourteen mllos south of
Capo Henry, nnd every man on board, num
bering twenty, together with llvo members
of tho llfo-snvliig crew, Station No. 4,
which nttemptod to rescue tho mariners,
werodrownod, Tho mimes of thoso of tho
vcsscI'b crow nro unknown. Tho fivo
heroes who sacrificed their llvos In en
deavoilug to stvo olhjH nro ns follows:
Abel Bel vnza,
J. A. Dn.iNZA,
J. W. Land,
Geoikie V. Stone,
JOSEI'H Bl'ltALI.UV.
A torrlblo storm was raging nt tho timo
of tho disaster nnd tho morning wns bit
ter nnJ cold. Tho wreck wns discovered
by tho patrolmen or station No. 4 nnd Dam
Neck, who flrol rockets nnd gavo tho
alarm. Tho llfo-iavliit crows ran Imme
diately to tho sccno nnd llrcd bIx lines with
outiosult. A life-boat was manned, nnd
under tho chminand of Captain Belnnza
6tnrtcd for the wreck. Tlio vessel was
safely reached and four of tho ship's crew
wcro taken Into tho lifo-bnat. A ship's
boat was launched nnd tha rost ol tha
ship's crew entered It,
Both bouts inndo good headway through
tho boillug suit until suddenly a wavo of
great foico struck and capsized them. Thon
began n desperate struggle for life, und
with many of tho men It wns a prolonged
one. Tho horrified life-savers on tho
beach wero powerless to assist tholr
drowning comrades or tho unfortu
nate strangers. Tho drowning men wcro
carried southwnid by thu Bcas, and
somo of them were wnshod ashore. As they
enmo within rcneli thoy woro picked up,
nnd endeavors wero mado to revivo them.
Two of tho llfc-savlng crow John Ether
4dgo nnd Frank Thetford, of station No. 4
nlono reached shore alive. They wero un
conscious when picked up nnd only recov
ered their sensos yesterday. Etherldgo is
badly hurt.
Tho bodies of tho fivo men of the II to-saving
crew nnd four of tho snip's crow wero
recovered Saturday. They woro In llfo
preservcrs. Threo moro of tho ship's crow
without llfo-prescrvcr3 wero picked up
lower uown tho coast j-estcrday morning.
Not u word of conversation passed
between tho ship's crew and tho llfo-sav-1ng
men when the latter boarded tho vessel
Jn their desporato attempt nt rescuo,
nnd the causo of tho wreck can never bo
positively known, although it is supposed
that in attempting to mako tho enpes of
Virginia under roofed snlls sufficient nllow
mice wns not made for tho strong currents,
which linvo cnused several disastrous
wrecks along tho lower Virginia nud North
Carolina coast during tho last few years.
A REVENUE BILL.
TroslFloin or Mr. Illscnek's Mcnstirn to
Abolish Taxes on Tobacco nnd ltcduco
Those on Sugar.
Was-hinoton, Jan. 10. Ropresentatlvo
Hlscock's bill to 1 educe internal reveuuo
taxes and tho duties on raw sugar, Intro
duced iu tho Houso Saturday, provides that
nil sugars not nbovo No. 13 Dutch standard
in color, nil tank bottoms, sirups of cano
juice, or of beet juice, mclndn, concrcto
nnd concentrated meladn, concrete nnd
concentrated molasses, testing by tho
polarlscopo not nbovo 75 degrees, imported
Into tho United States shall pay a duty of
70-100 of 1 cent per pound, nnd for every
ndditlonal degroo or fraction of n degrco
thown by tho polarlscopo test they 6hall
pay 2-100 of 1 cent per pound ndditlonal.
It Is provided, howover, that sugars
imported from countries levying
nn export tax shall pay tho
rato of duty now In force. For tho en
couragement of sugar cultivation It is pro
vided that n bounty of $2 shall bo paid for
every 2,000 pounds of sugar-boots or cano
raised by nny farmer or planter Iu tho
United States. For tho encourngomont of
sugar manufacturers tho bill divides do
mestic sugars Into fivo grades, on which
bount'es will bo paid ranging from 07 to 1)7
cents per 100 pouuds.
Another section of tho bill abolishes tho
intcruU rovenuo tax on manufactured to
bacco und tho special taxes paid by dcali rs
in tho same. Also tho Internal revenuo
laws limiting, restricting or regulating tho
manufacture, sale or exportation of tobac
co in Its various forms.
Other sections allow grain dlstlllors. to
mothylato certain spirits with wood alco
hol or naptha, nnd nuthorizo tho Importa
tion In bond and tho frco withdrawal from
warehouses of methylated spirits for uso
iu the arts and manufactures.
Tho eleventh section provides that all ar
ticles, preparations or compounds intended
for sale or uso In tho United States, except
wines, l'quors, spirits, cordials nnd other
alcohol compounds used nnd sold as bovcr
nges, may bo mado nnd manufneturod
In Intcrn.il-rovcnuo manufacturing ware
houses nnd with the uso of distilled spirits,
freo of Intornnl-revcnuo tax, provldod
that tho spirits so used shall bo of nn at
cohollo strength of not less than 170 do
grccs proof.
Tho remaining sections of tho bill rclato
to the employment of gaugers, penalties,
bonds, ate.
"BLACKLISTERS" FINED.
A Ynukre Judgo Defines the Practleo ns
Conspiracy, und rmiLtltcs Two Oirend
era.
New Haven Conn, Jan. 10, In tho City
Court, Judgo Pickett rendered a decision
in tho cases of William II. Wallace, Assist
ant Superintendent of tho New York, Now
Haven & Hartford railroad, and Stacy B.
Opdyko, Superlnlondontof the Now Havon
& Northampton road, accused of conspir
acy by Thomas F. Meany, who charged
them with " blacklisting" him. Tho ac
cused woro fined $50 ench. '1 hey will 1 n.
doubtedly nppoal from tha decision.
Tho judgo, in his decision, said that ho
was clearly of tho opinion that
a conspiracy doslgnod to hinder any
man from putting his labor or
tho market, when, whoro nnd for
such cjmpensatlon as ho mayagroo for Is
equally criminal with nny conspiracy de
signed to hinder tho salo of tho inerehun
diso of nny producer or dealer, und is moro
disastrous In effect thun nny other form of
conspiracy, oxcept that to tako a life.
A Mniiiimitli Diamond.
New Youk, Jan. 10. In an exclso caso
Saturday In tho Tombs pollco court, where
n saloon-koepor wns held to ball for uvlo.
latum of tho Exclso law, his counsel of
fored us ball a monster diamond, Justico
White nt first refused, thinking It was
glusB. Tho lawyer, howover, explained,
and it was taken ns security. It is tho
largest finished diamond in tho Unltod
Stales, and ills kLownas'-ThoPiesldcnt,"
It U Ilfty-two carats in weight und cut
with sixty-four facets. It is valued at $45,.
0)0. It was brought from tho Kimbcrly
mines In South Africa, In 1S35, by Churles
Levy, of this city, und originally
weighed 125 carats. It outranks tho
"Clovoland," which is vnluod nt $10,000.
Tim Oldest rrnctlrlng Attorney In tho
United Mutrilirnil.
EniE, Pa., Jnn. 10,-Klljah Babbitt, tho
oldost practicing attorney in tho United
States, dial ut his homo yesterday after
noon, ngod nlnoty-two yonrs. Ho wns
bom In Provldonco, Jt. I., b it camu to this
city whon n moro boy. IIoBOrvod In Con
gress us Representative of tha Twenty
seventh Pennsylvania district duilng tho
war, nnd wu 11 warm personal frlond of
Lincoln. Ho continued practicing at llio
bar until 11 few months since, when hu wus
conllnod to his houso. It wus Invuiiably
tho custom of tho member of tho bar to
rlso us ho ontorod tho court-room. Ho
leaves seven children.
OHIO LEGISLATURE.
Couranus, O., Jnn. 4. Tho adjournod ses
sion of tho Slxty-sovcnthGoncrnl Assembly
oponod nt four o'clock p. m. to-day. Tha
Senato wascallodto order by Lieutenant
Governor Kennedy. Announcement of Jha
doath of Sountor P. Schmcldor, of Auglalzo
County, was mndoby Mr. MclmfToy, nnd nftor
passing appropriate resolutions tho Son
ito ndjournod out of respect for tho
memory of tho decensod momber. Spenlter
Entrokln called tho IIouso to order
and laid bororo thnt body tho official an
nouncement of tha deaths of Samuel M.
Landon and Thomas L. Wllklns, first nnd
second assistant sorgoauts-nt-nrms. A reso
lution deploring tho death of tho two offi
cials nnd expressing symptthy with their
families In their bereavemont wns adopted.
Resolutions ot condolence upon tha
death of United States Senator Logan wero
offered nnd adopted. Tho Houso being in
formed by tho Bonato ot their action on tho
death of Senator Sehmoldor, immediately
ndjourncd In respect for tho dead.
benatt Jan. 5. Mr. Dodd offered a joint
resolution providing thnt tho following
proposition bo submitted to tho electors for
their approval or rejection : Tho additional
section "in and with section eighteen of tho
schedule shall bo repealed and thcio shull
bo substituted for It tho following: Tho
General Assembly shall rcgulato tho traffic
In Intoxicating liquors so as to provlda
ngalnst evils resulting therefrom, and Its
power to levy taxes or assessments thereon
is not limited by nny provision of
this constitution." Tho resolution was
laid on tho tablo and ordered printed.
After tho Introduction of a few bills tho
Scuato adjourned until tho7lh out of respect
for Senator Schmelder nnd to allow such as
wished to attend tho funeral.
Ifouic Mr. Williams, of Coshocton, of
fered a jointrcsolutlon proposing nn amend
ment to tho Constitution, rclallvo to tho
election of Stato and county officers. In
BUbstanco It provides thnttho Governor nnd
other Stnto officers shnll bo elected for four
years, and in tho even years, between tho
Presidential elections, to servo for four
years instead of two, ns now; county offi
cials shnll also bo elected biennially, In oven
yenrs; members of tho General Assembly
nro to bo elected at tho samo timo members
of Congress aro chosen; ono Supremo Judgo
is to bo elected every two years, nnd they
will servo for ten Instead of fivo years, ns
now. Tho term of CommonPleas Judges will
bo extended from fivo to six years; Probate
Judges for fourycars Instead of threo years.
A largo number of bills wcro introduced,
the following being tho most important:
To provide for local option In tho salo of in
toxicating liquors, (it extends tho local
option to each voting precinct In tho State) ;
to repeal tho ploco-prico plan in tho Ohio
penitentiary; to incrcaso tho salary of
members of General Assembly to $1,200 per
annum; amending section 1 of nn net for
tho relief of Indigent soldiers, so ns to allow
county commissioners to increase tho lovy
from ono-tcnth of a mill to ono mill; giving
laborers and contractors engaged In re
pairing boats, removing houses, etc., a Hen
on tho property ns security for their wages.
Thomas Martin, of Union County, and
J. C. Robcy, of Fairfield, wcro elected
first and second assistant scrgcant-at-Arras.
A joint resolution was adopted,
providing for tho usual trl-wcekly adjourn
ments. Smalt, Jan. 0. Tho Scnato was not In
session to-day.
IIout. A joint resolution wns offered by
Mr. Poorman requesting Ohio's Senators
and Representatives In Congress "to uso
their Influence for tho passago of a law
transferring all tho rovonuo derived from
tho taxation of dealers in liquors, tobacco
nnd cigars for tho year 1850 and thereafter
to tho several Stato from which such rov
enuo was collected, to bo used as tho Legis
latures thereof may direct." Mr. Brown,
of Warren, Introduced' n bill to amend the
Dow law by providing "that in any munici
pal corporation which shnll pass an ordi
nance to regulate, restrain or prohibit tho
salo of Intoxicating liquors, it shall be no
defenso in tho prosecution for tho person
charged with violating tho lawtosny that
they gavo it away or furnished It ns a man
ufacturer or agent. A bill was Introduced
by Mr. Matthews, providing that tho trus
tees of tho various children's homes ba au
thorized to recelvo tho children nnd orphans
residing In Ohio of such soldiers and sailors
who havo died or may hereafter dlo by rea
son of wounds received or disease con
tracted in tho lato civil war, that nro found
to be dostltuto ot tho means ot support nnd
education; and all children admitted shall
bo supported nnd educated till thoy are six
teen years of age, unless for good causo
Boonor discharged. A largo grist of bills
wcro introduced, among the most Important
of which wero tho following: Providing
for tho appropriation of $25,000 out of tho
general rovenuo fund of tho State, to bo
used In the erection of an equestrian Btatua
to Goneral Harrison, In tho city of Cincln.
nati; giving tho directors of children's
homes power to bind out children until
thoy becomo of ngo, also providing for
their admission Into tho Institution;
amending tho criminal codo so that the
burning ot all chattels ot tho valuo of $35
shall constitute tho crimo of arson.
Senate, Jnn. 7. Tho following wcro among
tho bills introduced to-day: Providing that
two-thirds of a jury may render a verdict
In a civil caso; amending section G310, rais
ing the ago of consent; increasing tho terms
of office of township clerks nnd trustees tc
threo yours, nnd providing that tho termi
shall not oxpiro nt the same timo; provid
ing that foreign Insurance companies shall
pay 2X per cent of their gross rccolpts In
this Stato Into tho Stnto treasury. Mr.
Kirschuor introduced a bill providing for
tho saloot tho Cincinnati Southern railroad
by tho city of Cincinnati. Tho question as
to whether or not tho rood shall bo offered
for salo Is to bo submitted to tho pooplo. A
number of appointments by tho Governor
woro received forconllrmation, but without
taking action upon them tho Senato ad-
journeu untutuo lutn.
Jhute. Numerous petitions wero pro
Bonted nsklng that tho local option feature
of tho Dow law bo extended to townships
nnd counties. Mr. Brown, of Warren, In
troduced a bill making appropriations for
tho support of tho common schools. Tho
amount appropriated Is $1,707,101.00, being
$08,001.40 in oxcess of last your, when tho
total was $1,01:1,203 50. Among tho moro
Important bills introduced wcro tho follow
ing: To rcgulato railroad companies in
tholr business ns common carriors; amend
ing tho llvo stock commission law so that
glandercd horBcs may bo killed and paid
for; amending tho gniuo laws, so as to per
mit tho shooting of quail between Novem
ber 10 and December 1 only, Tho Uouso
adjourned until tho 10th.
Lottlo Litewnito "Oli, AiircHu,
Just think! Amy llllfkins is married."
Aurelia Ilugloy "Do I know lior,
donrP" "Do you why, Aurultn, don't
yon remember nt Vnssnr liow yon"
"Oh, yes; that wns tlio littlo girl (o
whom I vowed eternal friendship.
Thnt accounts for my notrrmcinhcrliig
her." Philadelphia Call.
m
When Webster nnnounccd to tlio
world thnt "(hero's nlwnys room nt tlio
(op" I10 Imd no rcfcrcnco (0 tlio top of
tlio column next, to rending mnttcr
ndvertisers plcneo hear this in mind.
Bt. Paul Herald.
In tlio library of Gould, tlio Port
land (SIo.) defaulter, which wns sold nt
miction ii tow days ago, was found a,
wall-thumbed volumo called "Prison
llfo nnd Koflcctlon."
Hop Lee, a Scnttlo Chlnumnn, on
being nrrcstcd forstcallngn ling, swal
lowed it.
Tho Standard Oil Company hns no
cunuilnted $ 100,000,000 In tgn yoars,
Philadelphia lltcord,
S0LDIEJRS' DEPAltTMEKT.
FRIENDLY FOES.
Now I nek.now forth, through sulphurous smoko
which hid the dimpling Hold
With each sldo s'.rnlt.lng eery ncre, determin
ed not to jield
Thoujr'a crow lnjr j outh nnd full cored Grain In
blood stained wlnrow s lay
Thiy fourht tho fir,ht, nnd thousandi tell the
tloiur of "bluo nnJ pray."
Ui en a 1-nol), where shrieking shells had plowed
anew the ground
1'or Death's urlm hurt est, a j outh fell, tern by a
murln' wound.
Ills loinrancs trray wcrs swept along tho blues
now hthl tho plain
Awl non lend met tho glazing eyes, nor heard
his cry ol pain.
Not or.o but stay! the piteous sound pierced to
tho heart ot Seth,
Tlio tool, lung-lcjged, "lighting Yank," whoso
ei iry shot meant deulh.
IIo Bleeped uboto tho mangled form "Don't
shoot I" tho boy begged, low,
"I'm d Ing bee and all ulouu 1 Not ono to help
n.e on."
"fl'ioott "Oncss I won't! Dew jcou suppose
I'd bo that blarsted mean 1
Here, liuyl" nnd to the kllneiilngllp3ho held his
mwicantcou.
'C'l, thank j 011 1" ns the pale, 3 oung face turned
to Id t generous foe
"Tnls ring bo quick! tlio letter, here, will tell
win ru It's tu go.
"1 111 sure jou'll be ns truo as steel snd do Just
ii. I say I
i'or llltlu Klrl 1 what irlll tho do when I nm Bono
11 way!
She tntd that tho w ar was horrible how gaily I
laughed then!
How carelessly I marched to death! Ah, CJodl
what might hal e been!
"Den'l think, though," (ho looked proudly up)
"tluitl in nfmlil Initial
1 .'ought for country, homo and loe " his volco
tiled In n sigh,
Ills head dropped forward was ho gone! Ills
spirit, had It l!cd
Amid tho deadly carnage 'round, Seth bent his
listening head.
A yell triumphant startled him the graj snow
held tho field
Two rules inhered his bent form two olces
bade him ) leld.
Ilofelithat lire und he must part, ns cno cried
fe.naccly:
"Noquurtir! Kill tho cursed Yunk I He'd rob
our dead, he!"
But those fierce sokes also aroused tho youth,
so ln-r his end.
'Nn, no, don't thoot!" his 0Ic0 ran clear,
"Wliy.coiurudes, ie' riyrfii'."
And, speaking, died thoso strange.swcct words
reiouinlllig 'mlds the strife,
Aslleatcn's strains may sound through Hell,
In that new, untried file 1
Tlio captors listened la nmazo, nnd droppod
their rl ties low,
While Soth laid back tho stiffening form with
gentle touch nnd slow,
Andccollv turned; "Wall, Itebs, I'm hero I I
s'poso I'll hev to j leld,
Ther idn't much show fer light, I see," with
swift look 'round the field.
"But, boys, sco here ! Jest tako tho ring, and cut
a lock o' hair;
Twill please tho gal and send 'cm on this let
ter will tell where.
1 Let's nil! AIn low nnd blaze uwuy." Ho
stood w 1th steady will.
The charging troops had all swept on, the littlo
Knoll wns still.
His enptor, with their rliles aimed, an Instant
stood: then ono
Broke fiercely out : " ll'Ay don't you run You
lazy, long legs! ni"
Sctli took tho hint nnd took a leap, full ten feet
through tho nlr;
Two rifles blazed, two bullets "pinged," but
neither touched a hair!
Ho neicr stopped till Just within tho shadow of
tho wood,
Where, panting from his up hill run, n second's
pause he stood.
And saw two croy- coats far away, some burden
home between,
Tor that ono Instant stand out clear against tlio
hilluck's green.
Then, onco again tho cannon smoke rolled down
upon the field;
Tho battle surged from wood to stream, nor
blue, nor gray, wodld jlcld.
But though Beth fought tho battlo well, and
fought it to the end.
Ho nevermore will nulto forget thoso words:
"ye is my friend."
And, though two gray coats could not lovo their
Yaukec brother,,, still
They always spoko with softened tones ot that
scene on the hill,
When somo truo chord In otery heart was
thrilled to suddcu nwc,
And baser passions stood rebuked beforo tho
'higher law,"
'aniy ?. .Vtnrry, (n Good Cheer.
PICKETT'S CHARGE.
Clue nf the Illstnrlo Incidents nf tho Third
1) 'h right ut Gettysburg.
At cMietly ono O'clock by my watch
tlio two signal guns wcro board In
quick siH'cu-:-io!i. In another moment
every gun wns nt work. The enemy
were not slow in coming back nt in,
nnd the grand roar of nearby tho wholo
artillery of both nrmlcs burst in on tho
silence, nlnio-t ns suddenly ns tho full
uole.s of nn organ could .fill n church.
Thu mlilleryof Kwcll's corps how
over, look only 11 small part, I bcllove,
in Ibis, ns thoy wcio too far away
around tho town. Somo of them might
have dono good pervlco from posllluns
between Hill nnd Ewcll, rnlilading the
batlcrios lighting ns. Tho opportunity
to do that wns tlio singlo nil vantage, In
our having thu o.xteriorlino to compen
sate for all lis disadvantages. Hut our
lino was so fnr o.xlpiidcd that all of it
wns not well Mndled, nnd tho officers
of each corps bad no opportunity to
examine each other's ground for
chances of co-operatlvo work.
Tho enemy's position seemed to have
broken out with guns everywhere, nnd
from Hound Top to Cemetery Hill was
hlnIng like a volcano. Tho air seemed
full of iiileillcii from every direction.
Tlio i-ovcilty of the firo may bo illus
trated by the caMinllles In my own bat
talion under Major linger.
llcfiiio the cannonade opened I had
inndo up my mind to give Pickett the
older to ndvaneo within fifteen or
twenty minutes after it began. I J nt
when I looked nt tho full development
of llie enemy's batteries, nnd know Unit
bis Infantry was generally protected
from our lire by stone walls and swells
of thu ground, I could not brlngmjxif
to give thu won!. It teemed muilncM
to launch Infantry into (hat lite, witli
nearly tlircc-iuatterd of a mtlo to go in
the midday July sun. I let Ihu fifteen
minutes pas.s, nnd twenty, and twenty
lit e. Imping vainly for something lo
turn up. Then I wrote lo Pickett: "If
you are coming nt nil you roust conic
ut once, or 1 can not give you proper
suppoil; but tlio enemy's lire hns not
frlackencd at nil; nt least elghteou guns
in u Mill firing from the cemetery Itself,"
Five minutes after sending (hut mes-t-nge,
thu enemy's ihu suddenly began
lo slacken, and thu guns In thu ceme
tery Umbered up and vacated tho posi
tion, We Confederates of Ion did such things
us that to tavo our ammunition for uso
against Infantry, but I hud never before
r-cunjho l'edcmU withdraw their guns
,tmuK' tn firivn tlinm 1111 fnr tlin llifulitrv
-.... I-..7 .- . .- - ,- -. --
fixlm eio I said : "If ho does uo( run
fresh batteries In thero In five m!nutp
Ibis Is our fight." I looked anxiously
with my gbtsfl, nnd tho fivo mlnutc-t
"pncd without n sign of lifo on the dc
settcd position, still swept by our fire,
nnd littered with dead men and horscH
nnd fragments of disabled carriages.
Then I wroto Pickett, urgently: "For
God's sake, como quick. Tho eighteen
guns nro gonoj como quick, or my am
munition won't let mo suppoit you
properly."
I afterwards beard from others what
took placo witli my first noto to Pickett.
Pickett took It to I.ongstrect, Long
street rend it, nnd said nothing. Pick
ett said: "General, shnll 1 advance?"
I.ongstreet, knowing it had to be, but
unwilling to givo tho word, turned Ills
f.teo away. Pickett saluted, and said:
"I am going to movo forward, sir,"
galloped off to his division and imme
diately put it In motion.
I.ongslreet, leaving his staff, canto
out alone to where, I was. It was then
about 1:10 p. m. I explained tho situa
tion, feeling then moro hopeful, but
afraid our artillery ammunition might
not bold out for all wo would want.
Liongstrect said: "Stop Pickett imme
diately, nnd replenish your nmmu
nilion." I explained that it would tako
too long, and tho enemy would recover
from the effect our firo was then having,
nnd we had, moreover, very littlo to re
plenish with. I.ongstrcethaid: "I don't
want to make this attack. I would slop
It now but that General Leo ordered it
nnd c.pects it to go on. I don't sco
how it can succeed."
I listened but did not dare offer n
word. Tho battlo was lost if wo stop
ped. Ammunition was far too low to
try any tiling clo, for wo had been
fighting three days. Thero was n
chance, nud it wns not my part to inter
fere. While Longstreet w:t3 still speak
ing, Pickett's division swept out of tho
wood and showed thu full length of its
gray ranks and shining bayonets, ns
grand a sight ns ever a man looked on.
Joining it on tlio left, Petligrow
stretched farther than I could see.
General Dick Garnctt, just out of tho
sick ambulance, and buttoned up in nn
old blue overcoat, riding at tlio head of
Ills 'brigade, passed us and saluted Long
street. Garnctt was n warm personal
friend, and wo had not met beforo for
months. Wo had served on tho plains
together beforo tho war. I rodo with
him a short distance, and then wo
w ished each other luck and a good-byo
which was our last.
Then I rodo down thu lino of guns,
selecting such as bad enough ammuni
tion to follow Pickett's advance, and
starting them after him as fast as pos
sible, lgot, I think, fifteen or eighteen
!u all in a littlo while, and went witli
them. Meanwhile, the infantry had no
sooner debouched on the plain than all
tho enemy's line, which had been near
ly silent, broko out again witli all its
batteries. Tho eighteen guns wero back
iu tlio cemetery, and a storm of shell
began bursting over and among our in
fantry. All of our guns, silent as thu
infantry passed between them, reopened
when tho lines bad got a couple of hun
dred yards away, but tlio enemy's ar
tlllory let us alone nnd fired onlynt the
infantry. Xo ono could havo looked at
thnt ndvaneo without feeling proud oi
ns our supporting guns advanced,
wo passed many poor mangled victims
left in its trampled wake. A terrific
infantry firo was now opened upon
Pickett, and a considerable force of the
enemy moved out to attack tho light
Hank of bis lino. Wo halted, unlim
bered, nud opened firo upon it. Pick
ett's men never hulled, but opened fire
at close range, swarmed over the fences
and among tho enemy's guns, wcro
swallowed up in smoko and that was
tlio Inst of them. Tlio conflict hardly
seemed to last fivo minutes before they
wero melted away, und only disorgan
ized stragglers wero coming back, pur
sued by n moderato fire. Just then,
Wilcox' brigade passed by us, moving
to Pickett's support. Thero was no
lunger any tiling to support, and witli
tlio keenest pity at tho useless wasto of
llfo I saw them advance. Tho men, ns
they passed us, looked bewildered, ns
if thoy wondered what thoy wcro ex
pected to do, or why thoy wcro there.
Thoy wcro soon, however, halted and
moved back. General Ji. P. Alexander,
in Century.
Finish What You Begin.
My old great-grandmother Knox had
n way of making her children fin
ish their work. If thoy began a
tiling thoy must complete it If they
undertook to build a cob-house,
thoy must not leavo it until it was done,
and nothing vt tho work or play to
which thoy set their hands would hhu
allow them to abandon incomplete. I
sometimes wish I had been trained iu
(Ids way. How much of life Is wasted
in unfinished wotk. Many a man Uses
up his timo in splendid beginnings.
Tlio labor devoted to commence Ion
tilings and leavo them Useless would
finish live, of them nud mako thorn
profitable nud useful. Finish jour
work. Llfo is brief; timo is short.
Stop beginning forty tilings, nnd go
back nnd iiuMi four Christian Ob
server. A messenger boy with n lot of
ticker tapes iu rolls strung on a wire
over his shoulder stood before a Hroad
wny jowclry storo estenlay. Ho had
a cheap watch Iu 0110 hum!, nnd had
gazed nlternntely nt tho chronometer
In tlio juweler's window for tlireo
minutes when it policeman said to him:
"Now, bonny, what nro you loalin'
thero for?" "Do boss told mo to seu
how quick I could wont wid do tapes,
an' how am I (0 seo till mo crenon
myter Is right?" N. J'. Sun.
An Eastern physician says ho bo
ll uvea that fifty per cent, of pneumonia
Is caused by oyor-heatetl passengers
rushing from 11 warm car Into thu open
air. llesldes tho danger of n sudden
change of air, thero Is another causo ol
alarm from tho liskol contagion, when
thirty or forty people, somo of whom
may have boon In siok rooms, or may
bo convalescent, nro placed 111 n cm
wliero tlio heatoU. nlr is unvuniiitucu
nud foul.

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