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SPRINGFIELD GLOBE - REPUB LIC .
SPIHM.FJKLI), O., MONDAY EVEXJNCJ, UECKMJJER 28 lb85
PBICE TWO CESTS.
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(I'ltlNOniELU ItlCl'l'llllO Vol. XXM. Xi. :i'.'li i
..11 v..r.i. bee Indications tor the
Ohio alle and Tennessee Manner. I.tlr
weather. i nil-f nrnill J Irom -.'Utli to west,
Low. r Lake Heilon-Local rams, -nuiti to
west winds. sliKhllv ttanncr. e. ept in tin ex
tn-rae western portion, liearls stationary tern
Dec. 2S. 1SS5. j
The fact is. and every in
teligent clothier knows it. that
the Springfield retail clothing
market is the cheapest in the
country. Another fact equal
ly well known is that Owen
H rot hers, the great manufac
Hirers, compel it to be so.
A htock of clothing made
upon a basis of intelligent
economy not equaled, and a
business policy that finds its
success in the best anil cheap
est public service, are the facts
that &ve Owen Hros. the
command of this market m
the interest of the retail buy
er. Were these points appre
ciated advertising then would
Note a few price facts.
K11H ami tumble overcoat.
52.50, 3.50, 4.OO, 5.OO, O.OO,
8.00, overcoats for dress, $9
10.OO. 1 i.OO, 12.00.
Overcoats in fine Worsteds,
Meltons, Kerseys, Fur Beav
ers and such, $1400, 15.00.
1S.00, 20.00. 22.00, 25.00.
2S.00. Overcoats for large
men, overcoats for large boys,
overcoats for children. $1.00,
1 75. 2.00. and up. A great
bargain in men's Mack
Eskimo Heaver overcoat.--goes
into stock today at $10
Suits for all sizes and ages,
from a boy of four years and
40 pounds to a man of eight
and 250 pounds. Suits and
overcoats to measure whik
you wait and we sell then
Blue flannel working shirts
of all wool material and good
sewing, a dollar, anothei
$1.25. another sort 1.50
I leavy moleskin shirts 75c,
cheviot bhirts 25c to 75c.
Men's overalls 40, 50, 60.
75 and 85c. Blue denim coats
05c. We make the stock. vi
make the low price that selk
Another windowful ol
Scotch caps. blue, brown
heather, high, low, mediun
crown or boys' skating. A
from the window at 40c
A sudden collapse of a New
York knitting mill, brings t
you here dollar under shirt
and drawers tor the half, 501
Spriniitld s Only One Prict
For making Candy. .
Fresh English Walnuts. Al
monds. Fard and Persian
I 13 East High.
. PE1CE ONLY TWO DOIiABm
1 1 r tl. pttie rrlif aiid curti o,
tlUS MtlUn. UsT I1IIM. II
111 EI1U WtUIEkSIX
Vi!iioti!r f.buz , eiuir aiiil con'
junaiiio in wrar, wiiu wtuir mo
nerrou men Its reenlt are inn
M. E. A. CO. 1307 BfwulwmT, w.Vrk
8panish ChimW of D p m--s E't Senci
Oinovas Pr .i. nt and S a J
L"ttT of Oo'iilolenoj
To llie Queen l.e(;eot tll Ite.th of llei
llln.lisn.1 Humor T1S tlie Itris.ou
Mlnl.tr, "ill r-.l;n(r.u-
llrmeil -. .
JTMH1 CVOV FlrCT-
M li:n. D,ii hiIxt h.'n
tin"! vttunla fur Ili find
death of Knur lfotiM vi
oe -.niit' the
11 ' 'annvas del
I .iMilln a. .-iiiisl l'i'-.i.l'tit Hi,- ("li.un
tr of Pi'pulu' U a !ni)int of 110ot
Snor HomiTu IIoMiMn. -ltstpr of th'
Interior The ninn: -hnw til tint tlivri' i
a mtious plit hi Xhv IIna! -.t ptrly Sriior
Catmva M ("atil!o nnili- a patnotio
sM'oh. in tli cour. of hicli ho took m1
1 a. on to piilojio tlio late Mil:: II tn'mti
to tli, incmon of tho din1 U n i ro
,imiiI n th rl'ts AmuNt '.hout of ',in
the Qmvn lieji'nt." the Corti iimntnioiwlv
noUiil to .oiiit i iliti'tatum to"hrtini
w th an aililn. of Amlolitiiv on tin1 ilt-ith
of her huhaml. Tho 'n.iti' to in unani
moiioti ailoptrtl a -nnilat leMi'ntiiin
1m:i. OiHNMnli.'r J A i'i'mii-I incef
'ne a lwM atiinln at nlnc'i I'riiilent
Grew pif'iliil M Hrion. the l'r mo
llnlt. wa ill .mi! iliil nut attMnl the
Mint-.trv Tho ninior tint the Itn-on ni'ii-
trv will resell after the rrinlenti.il ele.'
1 on on Mii!ii!a net t ronlinneil It 1
!atiil tint l Hr'-on i not inelincl to n
uiih ofl-oc. In fie "Niiito M (JoMet. Mm
Mer of I'nMie liitnietiini j'ist fil the
nithilranal of the t pen.l of the rlerjy
uho. he .ahl while reee us Gioeniment
Piv. were attaekmir tie (Jmermnent He
rerette-i that the 1 ler.- lriii not tolloweii
h- inmlerate rn r!. of the Pol The
loinii'ii ami Mil.i?iear erelit i"e
ailoiitnl I a ote of O-J.'i to (
The enaik clnhlien continue to reoiie
their riiniWr niorntn? imfithl on, 'lhe
ret of the (1 1 t'ie .'4 a'mui. nnl are al
Ti'lv erifjiiic M. I" item pnil't on hr
jetting fat When the c-iine to the Him
mton- on C!irittm inornms. M I'a-teiir
aiil to them, with a Mrmic freneli aei-. n
"I wih yon a iiiern rhr tmi-." The
ihihlreii all !nrst o it l.ituzhmir M I'atfor
then care eaeh of thfin a er niall c' - of
vert inu-atetle wine. ll the e'lthlren
have taken a creit fanev to M. IMtenr.
Y'mnc FitrceraM rail Iimh '"lhe Mtle ctiv
nnr." ami Khlie Ilvan eall- him 'U'apa "
LoNtioN. Dereinhe' 0 It i the ceneral
op mon anionc traiienien th it the preM!!!
Chritma season ln-i Iven the niost proht
aNc imp they have experienced for man
Tc.irH. The ale of articles of !unrv has
been trreater than eer lwfore, and there has
been apmrentlv no lack of mnnev. Hall
way traffic, ilnrine the last fortmcht, has
been very much increased and the numlvr
of prminci.il pnrclners iitimr t!ie metrop
olis has exceiieil four fold that of any pre
vious season within the ro-ollection of the
o'dest shnp!,eoj-r. The weather was foc
pv and snltrv. lint in spite of thee unfavor
able conditions, the streets were thronced.
The churches were crow ded and the usual
Christmas pood cheer prevaileil
At the clubs and other o! t cal news
center there wa absolute stacintioii. Vo
bodv wantrtl to talk politic, and verv little
Informition conc-m ne the ideas, feelings
or intentions of the virions jmlitical leaden
was attainable, rarneil is mi thorouch'c
satisfied that Mr. Gladstone intend- to push
through the next Parliament his measures
for home rule m Ireland that he no loncer
troubles hiniM!f with pirtv mtricii'" "
shows any intei e.t in the ma'iies of hn
oppiinents. Jlicliael Iavitts posifon con
tinues to mjstify the opponents of IToinn
F.nlc. and many prominent Liberals lnu
expressed creat concern as to his future
course. ITn calmness, at a time when he
mislit be exiwvteil to lieeoine dem
oiistrativc. is pnr7'inz. and h s un
usual urbanitv and his care ta
seize every oppiirtunitv to annovir
himself in perfect accord with the polici
and wishes of Mr. Parnell. have exc ti-d i
Sonera! suspicion tint definite rotiiiMs ol
Complete Home Rule have been civen, ind
that both rarjiell and Ilir'tt are iuet'i
waiting to seo the prom'ses fulfilled. Mion! I
absolute Home Utile m local affairs be g,vci
to Ireland, po doubt that it would lie mine
diately utilized as a lever to w iden th
breach and ultimately secure ent re ndis
penitence. Inileed. It is statei! that IMv tt,
in conversation with a prom nent Kadicil
last vear. ins.sted that a separate Parlia
ment for Ireland shcld lie Immeiliitelv es
tablishe.1 at Dublin, and furtln r declared
that its first dntv wou'd lc to sanction tin
ortanizition of rifle clubs throuphout Ins
Iind. with a view of preparinc Irishmi foi
the final strurele with Knpland. whpli wai
sirre to come.
Cohk. Iecember". A meetinp of catt'f
dealers and other tradesmen was lit-'d hern
vestenlav to take action upon the Co'U
Steam Packet (Vmpim's w thdrawal of ii
proKsM compnunise with the cattle shii
pers. The shakers denounccI the al'ejisl
nad faith of the Packet Compmv and urced
that the bovcottinp of Its st.Mmers sliould
be resumed w itli preater vitor tlian !efore.
It was resohed to send a formal protest hi
the conipmv and to issue a iross; tus to
invite subscriptions for an opposition com
panv which will not transport bojeotted
cattle or goods.
New York Clear linkers Mart West.
New Tork. Decemlwr 2e. Vearly loo
ciparmakers and packers started for f-aa
Francjsco aturdav n'pht. Tliev po to work
in factories where Chinese labor Ins been
emploved at S" ler tliousand. as apnnt Q?
and ?! to be paid to the men who started.
The New Yorkers ar in charpeof President
Wolff, of the San Francisco I'nion. and
their expenses are paid liv the International
Oparmakers lTniou. Almip tlie route le
tween here and Omihi alifiut 400 others fi ill
join the pirtv. Many of the Ww Yorkers
are taking their wives ami families,
sinlclil of "llriircf the :int."
KsF, Pa., Dceemlier 23 fieorpe Orer
holtzer. In-tter known as (leorpe tlm
Riant." phot himself at eipnt o clock last
evenlnp. Just pte ions to the slnitinp he
was cleaninp a revolver wli'le talkinp to a
cousin named Cillis. G Ills v.i. ral!,sl into
an adjoininp room, aud as mxhi as he had
left the riHim heard a repoit of the levolver.
Ueturn np he found Hverlioltzer Ivuip dead
on the floor with a bullet hole m his ruht
temple. It is supposed to In a ease of sin
lide. A coroner's jury will hold an inquest.
Ileal) mc .lii.le Wilroi.
Kaskakee III.. Decemlier 2. .Tudpe
C C. W'lleox dieil here Satmdaj nlplit at
the advancedapeof wventv-eipht ve.irs. He
was comiecteil with the t'li.capo llttulilirnn
ill lsik",, when that p er was mid, r the edi
torial conduct of Charles . Dana, .ludpe
Wilcox was a member of the Illinois I,cpis
I.iture in ivM), and tilled manv miiortaiit
offices at various times in conixciioii with
the State and countv Government. As a
prominent and nnvvaverinp tYpubl;caii he
was vndelv known and ceuerallv estoaed.
Kunieil l IleMth.
At.nVT. N. Y. December 2C. About
!even o'clock last eveninp a lamp exploded
In the lower apartment of the tvvo-storv
house o. 2 I!a Iroad Mreet. and set fire to
the bl. bunnnp .laim-s McDade. aped
eiphtv-five jears, almost to a iinder. He
had been ailinp for two or thiee ilavs and
was too weak to save l.imse'f triunliis Jar
ful fate. The untnrtiiuate mm Iivel alone
and was in destitute circumstances.
Hot Kllleil lr sri,T s,..t.
Ukw Yokk. Decemlier 27. While nateh
lr.p a shootuip match by meiiilx-rs of the
Carver gun club, at Ilavone. X. .1.. Christ
mas, Dominick O'Doniicll. a ten ear old
lioy, w as struck and killed bv a stray shot
Bred by James Paradin. The latter pat
Blmielf up to the antJioutiCi.
A cat named Iluster. vthieli has traveled
around the world in a TuiUsI Mates man-
of-war. b now domlcUtsJ at PhUllp.burg,
A Trioilioes Orpr mi Kinhiinknient sititT
feet IMch Oiil.t ee IVrsiui Kllleil.
Nl w l!m un I K. N Y . December 21.
The train leavinp Vew Haven at '. 'is a ra..
known asthe ItipOwl. met with a most sin
pulir accident at Pelhauiville station, alnr
day morimp. vthieli resullisl in the deatli of
one of the train liauiK the serious injury of
anot her. and the penen sliakinp up of all
the lioople aboard the train. 'lhe tram
was svdini; rapldlv over the ilown-prade,
betvvtviiNevv Ilochelle and Mount Verimn.
and when opposite Pelhimvllle station the
enpine stmck an obstruction on the track and
went over an embankment neirlv sixtv feet
hipli The tender and mill eir followed
The otlier cars coinisisinp the train did not
leave the track, althnuph two s!eeers were
thrown on their .sides. Tlie mill cir fell
neailv on an end at the bottom of the tnuk
The fall broke the cotipliup of the air
brake piiM's. wliich raiiseil the brake to I
applied intonntically. and thesiv passenper
cirs tN'hinil the nnil car were stopptii
The obstruction which thiew the enpine
fnon the tr.uk was the lone and lieivv
piitfoimof the railwav station which had
Ihhmi toin awav from its found ition and
thrown across the traek bv the heavv vvtml
storm which prevaihsl dnrinp Satiudav
nipht. '1 lie railroid comji-inv's loss amounts
to about SlO.nno. The followmp are the
cisinlties- Kupene Itlake. fireman, of tins
citv, mimed, was killed bv Ivinp caupht in
the machinery of the locomotive: E P
Turner. Iloston. mall clerk, severelv hurt
almut the breast and hick He was taken
to the Grand ITnion Hotel. New York.
Three other mail clerks on the train were
more or less bniisc.1. Fnpineer Ilalph Phil
lips, of this citv. was Unlit hint in the
back: Win. Gamble, of Spnnplleld. bippipe
master. wasiniured about the birk The
pisM-tipers. of whom there weie compira
titelv few. bet ond a shakinp up, escajied
THE AMETHYST MISSINC.
Tlie ftoTernment I'eHMiineil to sienit a
Meaiiier In vearch of lite Tarty.
WtsiitNOTov. Decmr,r 2. .vretarv
Manninp h.isrweivedthe follow uudisiatch
from Senator Fair, dated San Fnncisco:
"The American whalinp bark Amethtst. of
this iort. Is supposed to hate tieen lost on
her way from the Arctic Oeean. The last
ship to arrive thinks she pot down to Itehrlnp
Pisa. Tlie Amethyst had on boaid a crew
of forty men If the ship has been lost on
tlie passape down the crew tnav have pot on
shore in some of the islands of the Hehrmp
Sea. in which case, unless assistance is
rendered immediately, they will all freeze
to death. A tietltion from the owners and-
misters of the vvhalimr Meet has leen for
warded to you by mail iniplotmp ou to
send up a relief and searcli party. Will
ton send such a party Immediately? In
case the Amethyst amtes I will telocnph
ton promptly that you can countermand
Promptly upon the receipt of the dispitch
at the Treisurv telepranis were sent to the
experienced officers of the revenue marine
at San Trincisco askinp for information as
to the probable condition of the Ice in Ilehr
inp "set. Answers have not vet Iieen re
ceived. The prevailinp opinion anionic tho
Treasury officials is that it would he Im
practicable to send out a search pirti at
this season, as there is no vessel In tlie jhis
session of tho povemment stronp enouph to
bittle with the Arctic ice in winter. The
revenue marine steamer Corwin. a vessel
tint has heretofore been remarkably suc
cessful in Arctic work, is now at Sin Fran
cisco, and if it is regarded as feisib'e to
make the search she will undoubtedly be
selected for that duty. If the adv tees re
ceived from in Francisco are favorable to
the undertiltiiip the matter will be laid be
fore the President for his decision.
xtunler and siuiei.
Kavs Citt. Mo., Decemlier 2.
sensation was cause, hero yeaterdiyby the
killinp of Frank B. Vaughn and the suicide
of his slaver. Abraham Xate. Jr. Christ
mas eve Vauphn and Miss Elizabeth Stroter
were marred, and shortly after lhe cere
mony a bullet tt histlcd throiuh tha room.
The bride then told hr husband that
her cousin, Nate, had proposed mir
riape. was; reiectisl. and threatened to
kill her and her husband. The wedded
couple spent the honeymoon visit
inp with reatites. Yeterday afternoon
Nave rode up and shot Vaughn dead, pal
lojiinp awav to his home. Nate no sooner
reached home thin he flint himself throiiph
the lieac!, dyinp instantly. His mother fell
In spasm and is eeeted to die.
Civctvnati. December 2S. Georp Will
iams was arrested last Friday nipht,
charged with pissinp counterfeit money.
On his person were found some spurious
silver dollars and a note-book pointing to
lis almde a bemp in a shanty-lHi.it at the
mouth of Taylor's Creek. Xeivjiort. Kv
The officers followed the clue, searched the
premises and found oter S100 worth of
stolen poods. It pro veil to be the hiding
place where a pang of th'eves had been
sheltered from the vigilance of the isjlice.
shot Hit rather.
Avnr.r.sov, Ind , December 27. I.etl
Datis shot his father, "Plup" Davis, with a
revolver, Chr stma nipht, dangerously
wounding him. Tlie parties lite three
in les vv est of I ere. Levi Is eighteen t ears
old and wanted to come to Anderson to see
n panic of polo. He was going to bring a.
revolver with htm. His father objected,
and tr'.sl to take the weaxin from the
jounp man. A scuffle ensued, in which the
oh! tetitleman was shot The ball took
er,-ct in the shoulder and ranped aero. the
luck. Neighbor, of the parties claim that
tt,e s , M.t up was not entirely accidental, as
I..' tried to sho.it his father with a shot
ci'ii last spr np.
richtO'C llT.r Their Creeits.
Win n ic. W Va.. Decemlier 27. Rev
Phm. atiiin Mete's and I lev. J. H. S Cooer.
nepro pn achei s. of Ituekhannon. W Va.,
iesvvelv of the Methodist and Itaptist
lieiioininittons. eng.ipe! ill aspintis.1 disctis
s on of chsnIs ,m Fndiy last, proeeedmp
troin anprv words to a rough and tumble
tight Coop, r smi.hiNl a he ivt chairover
the head of Irs antiponist without effe,-t.
Mevi p. thiew Cisijier down and ilelilieratolv
fheiviil oiT the lett ear am! iwirtion of
I iai's nose ami lip Ix-fore his t ietim's tells
bioiipht ass stance. Meters will be prose
I relslit 1 rain Collision.
PiTrsin i:i. ti December -Is
wns-k iH-curridon thePan-H indie Ki lioad i
heir PI I.idi Iphu Cross Ko.iiis. bjturd.iv
uioirnnp. A fre pht tram pomp west was
alMiut to ta'.e the siding at that nmit and
another fieipht pomp In the same dirc turn,
ran into it i. inning a general smashup of
cirs. ind M'tting tire to a number of tiiem.
Thrie men. one of them a tramp, are
rejiorted to hate tieen"hurt Ten cars wen
burniil and a number bully broken.
'1 humph tr oils fiom the west weie detune,!
sevtral hours in consisnienee of the wreck.
1'atsllr Injtireil liv .lumiilnjr I rom a Win
,Iovt. PtTTsnri:mi. Decenitier 27. Fire com
pletelv destroveil the sahnin of John Haller.
on llutler stn-et, at an earlt hour Xittirdat
room up While cnpapeil in remov mp fur
niture from tlie second tloor. tlie tlaines cut
ff all means of exit bv the stairway, and
Haller was fatallv injured by Jumping from
the w ndott Iais on proivrty about t2,000;
Katal 1. levator Acrhlent.
rntinrtniiA, December 27. The
chain of an elevator In the Bridesburg
manufacturing company's works, at Iirides
burp. broke about eight o'clock Saturday
morning, and tho car fell. Instantly killing
Edward T. Peters, aged sixteen years. HU
bead "at cruiaed Into a iiapns mass.
The Attorney G-neral to Ias'itut" a T st
Bait Aginis. Several T.mW D.-;-
rsdators in Alabima.
Troop SVnt ' the san Carlos IteserTatlun
I oininlAslniier S,rk Tlirealenliip
to Illsliara Kansas law tlrm
A TI'ST C vsi TO HF INsTITl'Tri)
Wksiiimu,,;. DecemN-r 2 The Sec
retary of tlie Interior, after considering the
number of cises ithii h have lieen broupht
to his attention relatue to the cuttlnp of
timber on eeitam lands in Alabima. which
in l?Vi were granted to the Mate to aid in
the constitict on of the Mobile ,t Ginrd
Itallroad, has requested tho Attorney Gen
era! to Institute a tct su.t apa list several
timber depieditors to settle tlie question of
title to the-e linds. winch covers une 2flii.
000 acn-s. It is cli'imsl that tlie railnnd
lias no vaini title Ixvause of its allepeil fail
tire to complete the terms of the contract
uiviii vvh ch the prant was made
A dispitch was riceived here from Gov
ernor Zulu k. of rizona. statin; that troops
are nspiireil in the netphlioih'xid of tlie
Sin Carlos reservation to prole, t tlie In
diaiis on the icscrt.ition from a threiteninp
attack bv the liw less white element 'lhe
dispatch was trinsunttisl to the Sccretnrv
of War. ami bv his direction two troops of
civalrv and e pht comp.inii's Infantry hate
Ns.!! ordereil to proi-etsl at once from Sm
Francisco to such int in Arizom as Gen
eral Crook, comnnndinp the Department of
Arioin. mat indic;ite flejiiTal Crook w is
alsii authorized to increase his Indian scouts
by 100. Additional transmutation h.is also
lieen sent to Arioii.t.
C.inini ssoner 'inrks, of the General
leind (llbce. lias wr tten a letter to a law
f.rm in Kansas in which he discusv-s the
contents of a c reiilar purjiort up to hive
leen lssiieil bv the jiirt'es addressed. Tlie
Coniniissi mer sits of the circulir tint it
"contiins f Use and m sVuiimr st itements
in teference to tlie riphts of soldiers of the
late war to public lands." and allows the al
leged authors of the e-rcular thirty dats In
which to make a satisfactory expTanat on,
f.nlinp in wliich they will be dehirred from
pract'cinp la'fore the department, iuonp
tlie statements in the circulir to vthieli the
Commissioner t ikes exceptions are- "Tlie
Government owes each sold'er and sailor a
farm of lfifl acres" This, sajs the Com
inlssinner is a statement that soldiers and
sailors of tho lite wai. is such, are entitled
to li'O acres, winch Is not true "The
widows and orpl ans of deceased soldiers
and sa.lors can mine entries and si-cure lort
acr,s of those laims without residence."
'I he Commissioner considers this assertion
Another Comet lUseoverert.
RocitFSTFik V Y.. December 2'. Pro
fessor Swift of Warner Observatory. last
Saturday evening receited a telegram from
ProfesMir Itrooks. of Phelps, announcing
the diseottrv of another count. It is in
theconstellat on of Amiilli, which in the
earlv eten ng is low In the Miuthwest It is
situated about six degrcoss south of Alpha,
and is deM-nlied as "brightest" and having
a slow easterly motion. This secures tc
Mr. llrooks the second Warner prize of
SJOO for lss", Professor Swift observed
Hannrd's and the Paris comets the same
evening He aImi found a star of the sixth
in giutiide. Hamird s comet his a tail
nliout two degrees thirtt minutes long, with
tlie nuc.eus entuelv to the preceding sMe of
the comet The Paris .comet is brighter but
has no tail.
An Old llelt I'ouml
H M.TtttouF. December 2B One of Fritz
Utirklieimer's otster schooners was dredg
ing near Holland Island bar. in Chesaiieake
Hay. on Saturday. When the last "scoop"
was lieing build np thet found that the load
was unusually heavv. After much exertion
the dreilpers succeeded in landing what ap
peared to be an immense miss of mud and
seaweed. Investigation and a vigorous use
of spade and serajier revealed a well pre
served ML save for a crack, much the same
as that in the old Independence bell. The
MI in quest on weighs about seventy-five
pounds, and the following Inscription Is
plainly discerned: "Fabms. Philadelphia.
IsTrt." The Ml was brought to Baltimore,
and is an object of much interest and curi
osity. New Oil Kleld.
Mrnrrrt, Pa., Di-eember 21 A good
deal of excitement was caused In nur quiet
tovtn Saturdat morning b.t the rumor that
oil had been strurk in the well liemp drilled
for pas about three miles eat of this place.
Vpon investigation the rumor was found te
be correct The well ttasdovtn about lite
hundred feet in the first sand, and produced
between four and fite turrets of fine lubri
cating oil. Hundreds of iop!e from Mer
cer and tliesiirroiindlnp coimtrt tisited the
well and nothing was talked of in tln
place hut oil It was expected tint tlie
second sand would lie readied Ihit evening.
F.xpertsaie of the opinion that there is a
fine held of luliric.it np oil in the vicinity.
A General I'lertlon r.,r the llomlnion.
Hamiitov, Out. Dix-einM 2". A gen
eral election for the Dominion ins been de
rided on. Sir John Maedonald fears. It I
reported, to meet the House, owing to the
hostility of the French m the Kiel -ase, and
the knowledge that when Parliament meets
uplt level itioiis of corruption, of misgov
erniiient. will le hid lwre bv a committee
to lie a.keil for. The convention of Sir
John's Mipimrttrs, to arrange a platform to
po to the louutrt on. will lie held
on Tui'siiat next, and a d ssolut'on will be
de-Jared a. s,Hin as s,ir.!ohn leturns. In Jan
uary. Much excitement prevails In the
rere Morel it St. .1
9t. Jons. II . Di-cemi-er 2S.-VThe
rs, s i , i roeeinoer -"
heaviest storm of tie season liegan on Sat
urdat aft moon and raped with fearful tn-
lence tint 1 after iiiiiln pltt The wind at
tunes attained a telocitt ot sixtv miles an '
Iuir Alsiut six inches ot snott fell, which
has hen idisl udo drifts tite and six feet
high around the fit, 'lhe seas were run
ning uiouiita lis high The storm was very
seteie on the Not a Scotia coast, and it is
le.ued serious disastets to shipping hate oc
curred. I richifnl I all.
I r, ( . Di-cember 2S.-
Wfi.i.svii 1 r, O . Di-cember 2S. Two
men named Mart n O'Veal and Chris Con-
Hers, resulents of Toronto, walked off a cul
vert heie Fridat night and fell a distance of
shout nfty fis t on to locks Mutt. O'Neal
was uistantli killed and his coiiipiii'on bad
ly Injured. The men werewalkinptopetlier
inp.lpi.ii in earliest conters.ition, and ap
prnarhinc theculvert. walked directly oter
the s.de. O'Neal is a married man with a
Hoilv of ( aplaln Kaple I omul.
II vr Titmr.K. Deceml'r2s The liodj ot
Capt.un JoM-ph W Eaple. oped thirty
eight, of the sch.Kiner .lessen, of I.a Hate.
N. S., was found Uniting in the water at
Itowiet s ttliaif, "atnrdar nioiuiiip, along
side Ins vessel. The coroner thought an in
quest iinncocssart. W. Kagle drank quite
freely on Christmas and it is thought fell
overbuild at nipht
-omul Head in 111 Cell.
St. Pavi .Minn , December 2. John
Honienn. who was in jail on the charpeof
illegal liquor selling, vtas found dead in hit
cell Saturday morning. Shrieks and groans
wero heard all night but no attention was
paid to him. He died from delirium
The total number of troops furnished bj
all the States for tlie I'uiou arm) during
th late war was 3,859,123. i
THE FIRST CREMATION.
Derw't of the Ilrt Creiiiatlnri at Uilfra1n
i:terjlllne I'ertalnlne to the Tnrnae
iyirkeil f nioolhlj Tlie lloilj Coiisutneil
In One Hour Hint I-lte Vlliiutes,
HlTFM.o. IVcemlier 2 -The 7;rft
this morning details the first cremation in
Ilulfalo, which t.3k place 5 esttrday in th
new tempfo on Delevan Avenue. Tim
process and furnace is that of Venlnl. of
Milan, andithn rebirt has lieen constructed
under the s)iia-rv ision of the Inventor's rep
resentatiteJSignor Geronimi. who came to
thucountrj for that piirjutse. Although
the temple r-whlcli will ho tlie most a-sthetie
structure of Its kind In this country is not
jet completed. Sipnor Geron nil's desire to
return to Milan at once made tlie test neces
sary yesteivjay. and it look place in tlie pres
ence of thrie physicians and a Inlf dozen
others, all directors of the rom pin v. and tlm
undertakers! who furnished the Imdv.
A little efore nine o'clock the attend
ants llphtoil the fires which burn in little
niches inthe main fumice. and which set
fire to thesis mining from the main pas
generator ie the lusenient These Mrte to
warm up tlie funnce prepiratort to Mnp
suhjecUs! the main heat which comes
when the pncipil combustion takes place
Half an hojr later the main fire in the gas
generator was lit and by 0 t: o'clock the
furnace wax remit for the recept on of the
Ufclv At IJ'stime a small amount of white
smoke was, slowly coming from the mam
fine. In the basement is the complicated
system of piping which comets thepa.es
and draughts to the retort and to the flue.
Here nothirg was to be perceived of heat or
flame ov-cft through little apertutes in
pljies left for the entrance of air
A little after ten o'clock the hod v, wrapped
In a shroinliwas placed on the car with its
lieid towards the entrance to the furnace.
A solution pr alum was sprinkled over the
slirond andWverythinir was ready. The cir
was noiselessly rolled up to the furnace,
and by a mechanism attached to the ear the
Iron slab was moted from the rollers on the
top of the carriage along to others in the
floor of tl.eyetort 'o heat sniokeor flame
escaped froin the door of the retort as It was
ojiened; In .kct, the draft was rather tlio
other way. . To the eve nothing was visible
but a mass of seething, palpitating, rosy
llatne. with tongues of jellovvish blue fire
coming from the flue at the other em! of the
The bodr entered the funnce at 10:14 a.
m.. and at 11:13 a. m . Signor Geronimi
announced .that the cremation was com
plete. Owing to the fad that everything
about the furnace was perfectly new. fen
minutes' time wis allow ed'ro elapse before
the car was rolled up to t' e fumice and the
Iron sht witli the remiin drawn on to it.
The product of the combustion was for the
most part in tlie form of dust but here and
there w ere pieces of bone tt hich retained a
semblance of their form, but which were
reidlly crushed to ponder The ashes
slightly d scolored. ow Ing to tlie process by
which the liodv had lieen embilmed. were
pliced in a terra eitti urn. and thus ended
the first cremation in IluiTalo.
There wa. no smoke to sjwak of and at
no t!me was there the sliphtet odor, not
even any sipell o-cipmg from the main tine,
aswas d scnvcrii! bv some of the enthuses,
tic and gntitied iiltoea'cs of the process
who cl mbed to the top of the tine.
The stitlsties of the experiment are given
Weight of bodv. 9J pounds; weight of
ashes, ft 7-ir, pounds. Time consumed In
the eremitical, one hour and five minutes.
The he phest depree of heat atta'ned in the
retort as nearly as can be estimated from
ti".ts with various metals, was 2,332 degrees
Wh'le the cremation rompanv Is not yet
readv to twr'orm crernitions aecordinp tc
the standard wheh it Ins set for Itself in
the matter of H'rv ices, it lias all the actual
requisites for the process and would not re
fuse to cremate any body committed to it
Freli fluthrrak lnong the l'arishlonera
t M. Vlherlns 1 linrs h One of the
Itloler. Kill il hv Hie I'ollre.
DtTinuT. December 27. A fresh out
break oci urrisl Fritla among tlie parishion
ers nf M. A Ilierttis church. At early mass
shout 4.IKI0 persons pathertsl outside of the
rhurrh The statemi nt had lieen circulate!
allium: the discontented Poles that Ilishop
Borpess would come (hr stmas mnrninp, to
reojieii the ehnr?h and piV them luck their
old priest. Father Kolasinski, who had been
As the time passed, and the Isishnp d d
not appear the 4.000 iai.ple matcheiL In a
Unit, to the lSlshnp's residence. The
II shop el'tdnl them bv leaving in a close
carnape from a back door. After finding
that he had 1 ft the house, the crowd pro
eeeded to St. .loM'ph's Church, where tlie
Ilishop was supiioscd to lie. but could not
gain aduiiss on. 'I he eop!e then returned
to st Alln-ttus Church, and Ivpan an assault
to secure ontrim-e to the buildinp. They
were quick Iv stopped by the jMilue.
The Poles then stoned the house of Basil
Loinl.e. a prominent Pole, who had taken
an active part in opposition to Father
Ko'asinsKi. A reinforcement of ioIice ar
rival in tinin to save the house from
destruction, after a severe strupgie with the
Some shols were fired by persons in the
crowd, and one of them struck and killed
John Lood-ki. a leader in the riots. The
stieets were cleared by the tiolice. and the
r nplemlers of the disturbance locked up.
One hundred armed pol cemen hate been
ordi red to the neighborhood to preteut
SWEPT BY THE FLAMES.
A letrnrtlve 1 Ire at fienrgetown, Mass.
1 wo tlen Kilted Iit rvploslon nf I'ovTder
mill Several Injured liv raiting- Walt
GKounrTowv. Mass., December 27. At
two o'clock Saturdav morning a fire broke
out in a wooden block, owned by J. Adams,
an I occupied by Moses" N. Ilordinan, as a
grocery store. During the propress of the
coiithpration several kees of gun-powder
exp'oded, instantly killing Georpe Chase, a
grocert clerk, and Jo-eph Oilsley, a hose
luan on the Georgetown steamer.
The flame sisedily spieul to George J.
Tennet's brick block. icupied bt two shoe
ipinufactureri. The Georgetown VationsI
Hank, t'e' sav ngs bank and the postoftice
were qu cklv 'iive!ojied Tlie fire was then
communicated to the Masonic block, oecu-
pedhvsevtral stores. Mr. Tennet's fine,
laige residence next c night fire, and follow
ing that a small periodical shop, where the
coiitlapration was chi'cked.
IIv the falling of the coping from
Tennet's block, Augustus Yeaton's arm
was broken: Clarence Clark's leg crushed,
and had to be amputated on the sjnit, and
Fred Gleasoii, Arthur Harder and Clinics
W d ams, Haverhill, fireman, were hurt
Wiqiams will probably die. The loss la
THE ENTOMBED MINERS.
The Coal roinp-tiiT Oilers the Itelallves of
lhellerei.nl Miner S."0,000 rhe Vtork
if the fte( tiers still lining on.
Wn.KFsnvr.uF. Pa.. Divemlier 27. It Is
now learned that the Susquehanna Coal
Compint, at Nanticnke, a, whose mine th
recent preat disaster took place, will make a
propovlxm to the relat i tea of the dead men
to pay oter to them the amount winch
would lie required in prosecutinp tlie work
of the search
'I he coinpant cl.vm tint the men are all
deid and tl it it makes little difference now
whether they are icsrucd a week later.
Hunt o-i the woik of rescue costs ?4.000 a
ch To remote the dt tin by regular
ihinnelwillbeapre.it savup. 'lhe com
pant aie not in ant way st-'npent In the
use of monet. but think it can Iw Mtex
used lit g ting it to the relatnesof the dead
men, rather than sin-iitling it for a hopeless
A nieelms of tlie rehtlves of the en
tnmlNxl miners were held last night to
decido whether they would accept the com
pany's proposition. The amount of money
It will take to .rescue the men, as the
rescuers ptasent are working, will be
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Ilallulat. of the wholesale drr
rood tirin of Weir. Hooper A Co , St I-ouls,
died on tlie 2.'.tli.
The Key Marcus Geitais Heresford.
Archbishop of Atmaph, did on tl e 20th.
He was born in IM)!
.Alfred Little, of JaekMin, Ky . has lieen
d'sbarred fmm practicing as an attorney
la-fore the Interior Department
John Itlgeiow, w how as recently appointed
Assist nt rnit.il States Treasurer at New
York, and continued by the Senate, has re
signed his ortice.
The President hasapprnved the bill grant
ing a petition tn Mrs Grant, and that re
moving tlie isillpril disabilities of General
Law ton, of Georgia.
Diapatches from Paris sav tint tlie Pre
miership of JI. de Ilrisson is collapsing A
number of Ins former staunch supporters
hating deserted him
The Second Comptroller has d'-clded that
soldiers hodorably discharged for promotion
are entitled to the bounty provided for in
tlie act of July 22. lfirtl.
A dispatch from Madrid states that Queen
Christina will take the oath of office as
Itepent of Spain liefnre the Cortes on Thurs
dat next, the 31st instant
The office of the Monroe County Sun.
published at Clarendon. Ark., was destroted
by file on the 24th. Iiss S10.O0O. which
was only partially covered by insurance.
Sixty thousand rifles manufactured by the
Providence. It I.. Tool Company have ar
rived at Constantinople. These rifles will
ho used to complete the arming of the mob
ilized forces of Turkey.
General Atkins, Commissioner nf Indian
Affair, S.1JS the Government has no official
information of an attack upon an Indian
ramp near El Pan, Tex.. In which eleten
Indians are reported to have been killed.
Prince Alexander entered Sofia Christ
mas at the head of six regiments nf infantry,
one regiment of cavalry and three batteries
of artillery. He was received with great
enthusiasm by the inhabitants. Thecltywaj
gaily decked with naps.
One-half of a 5W0 legal tender note was
rtveiteil at the Treason Deimrtment In an
enteiope postmarked New York, with the
following letter ' Restitution internal reve
nue; publish receipt. Keep nxord of num
ber of bill. More later."
Orvis Cresson. a laborer, while walking
on the Pennsylvania Iliilroad track neat
Aliegrlppus, Pa., on the 24th, was knocked
down by a passenger tram and his body cut
in two pieces V watch and chain and $313
were found on his iersnn.
Public Printer Itmimls says that he has
decided to engage in private Mis ness when
his term of office expire in April next
There is an un lerstiriiluip between the
President and Mr Hound tiiat the latter
shall complete Ins term of oflice.
Of the S43.000.000 lmndttl indebtedness
of tlie Texas A Pacific Ilailroad. It is said
that oter 5JO.000.000 are held by citizens of
Philadelphia, who are also holder of a
large amount of the stock Of the seven
teen directors nine are residents of that city.
Durirg the heavy gale Saturday night the
schooner Salera K. Killain. of Piibnico. N.
S : Adelia Hardvvell, Gloucester, and Ga
zette, of Grand Mariana, went ashore on
North Head, Grand Mamna. Me., and will
be a total bets. The captain of the Killaic
w as frozen to death.
The Newfoundland Executive has issued
a proclamation forbidding an Orange pro
cesjlon In Harbor Grail and other parts ol
of Conception Bay Numerous amdaviti
were made before Judge Bennett affirming
the certainty of disturbance of the peace In
the event of a public demonstration or pro
cession. Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Reynold.
Department Quartermaster General, now at
Baltimore, is ordered to Vancouver Bar
racks, W. T.. as Chief Quartermaster of the
Department of the Columbia, relieving Ma
jor A. S. Kimball. Major Kimball will re
main temiorarily on duty In the dprt
Jlr. Jane JIcGirry. of rather unsound
mind, was found dead on tlie roadside neat
Glen Bock, Pa., on the 27th She startec"
out for a walk the evening before, aud is
supiiosed to have fallen and injured herself
so severely as to be unable to get up, and
froze to death. No marks of violence wen
found on her person.
A bill was Introduced into Congress th!
winter to aid the International Exposition
w Inch is to be held in Chicago m is'jo -n cel
ebrate the 400th anniversary of the discov
ery of America. The Exioition will prob
ably be planned after the Centennial at
Philadelphia, and legislition will likely lie
asked of Congress similar to that in aid ol
K. P. Kidder A Co.. drv goods merchants.
made an assignment Saturdaj to Hon. Jul
ius Houseman. The figures of assets and
liabilities have not vet been learned. It
has been ascertained that they owed the
Michipan National Bank, of Kalamazoo,
S7.000. and the Fourth National of Grand
Rapid, nearly S7.000. The assipnee states
that the assets will proVibly apgregate S35.-
000 to S40.000.
Silas E. Cheek, of Clinton. Mo., has been
discovered to have forged mortpipes and
other documents and to be a swindler in a
large amount He lias fled to Canada. In
a drawer of hi de.k was found the follow
ing note: "I am a thief, a scoundrel, a
knave and a liar. Silas E. Cheek.'- The
absconder was a prominent real estate dealer
and stood well In the community. Among
his victims are the Newton, Conn., savings
bank and F. B. NichoHof Bridgeport Conn.
A Fatal IHseate Ininnc Cattle.
Fixm at. O.. December 2 A new anr"
fatal contagion disease lias broken out
among tlie cattle In Washington and Cas
township, in this county, and the Jo !
very heavy for the fanner nf that section.
Cattle that catch the disease die within
twenty-four hours. Very little i as jet
known concerning tlie disease, but the Com
miss'oner of Agriculture will send an ex
perienced mm to stmlv the matter and dis
cover if possible bow further losses may b
prevented. The loss to the stock raisers of
the northeastern pirt of the countv has al
ready amounted to thousand of dollars.
An Old Couple Fonnd ftemit.
OTTAtvt. Ill, December 2T. Patrick
nooney and wife, an old couple, living near
Senec.i. La Sille County, were found dead
in their res dence Chr stmas morning. Mrs.
Roonev had been burned to death, and her
hiisbind suiTncited Tlie suppos tion is
tint Mrs Ronnet's clothe took fire from a
candle while she wss winding the clock,
and that. In the absence of any help, she
was burned to death. Mr Roonev was In
an adjoining room, and was asphyxiated hv
tlie smoke A hired man in a distant part
of tlie house knew nothing about the affair
until morn. n p.
De.perate Uelit lletwee-, Workmen.
Tacntov. Mass . Decemlier 28 A fight
occurred Saturdu nipht lietween "scabs"
and sinking molders at North Dighton, dnr
mg which Thoma Donohue was seriously
shot in the groin. James McCanni badly
cut in tlie head, and Charles Van Valken
burccut aliont the face. All the aliote are
"scabs " Of the strikers, Tlionns Barry
was shot in the eye and Larry Hendessey,
Rolvert Fiddler and Sumner Thompson were
cut witli stones. Coutiicting stories are told
as to the cause of the row. No arrests have
No Indian Troillile.
Fouti Avn, Ore.. Decemlier 2S. A dis
patch from Port Tow nend, W T.satsthat
the revenue cutter which was sent to Qull
leyute to quel! a reported Indian outbreak
has returned and state that no Insurrection
occurred A few settlers tried to drive In
dians off the land on which the latter Jived
and were resisted. The officers rej-ort that
the Indians are badly Imposed upon and
that a reservation should be set apart for
them where they would be protected from
the troublesome whites.
"You dear thing." she said, gushingly,
"how handsome your bonnet does look. I'm
sure it looks as well as it did last tv inter."
Only a woman could say things like this,
and say them so easy. Rockland (Me.)
rnff t h ipel siind.it s, IhmiI.
At Grace Cliaja-I sabbath school mi West
Mam street Sunday, at .' ". p ui the at
tendanie was uniisiiailv large
In Mrs J. .1 "utder's. i lass the re. ' u
attendant c is aitml i. Mrs snviln i. j
cultured Chr sti.m ladj. and her siie.es. ,,
managing, teaching and arranging nt, i
taluiiieuts for the little folks is trult won
Next Sabbath at 2.30 p m. the onin
session lor ltsi;, will la-of eci.il mten si
and citizens. rtli ul.ul those of the wist
end. who are iiiterestitl m the ( hri-ti.n
nlueatioii of the toiith. ale cordiallt un :'!
to lie present and assist in the naiiiiig , -sion
for then ow tear.
'I his is one of the mission -ehooN of .
citt. all of which are doing a grand .u
glorious vvorL. This cause i ertainlv shone
etill.t the heart inHijieratioii of all gii
citizens, for a nobler aiise ueter i m.
men and women together in oiim ill
IUIMltt.lllt VllllOIUII III .'lit.
Owing to the unprecedented sal,, of s, n
for the Messiah tonight, the Orpheus s .
etv olhccrs have deeulitl to open the pa, . t
tiatalllll.lv h.ue .in oi.rtiiinn of hiau'i.
the finest quartette of soloists ever in tn
citt. The prho of .id mission to the gih, r
will la tiftj outs. There are .ilwut u'i
ebon e seats in the dress circle and ha'i mu
price one dollar. The front row ot s.ats.n
the pallet will la.-reserved tor l.nlu s an,
their es, orts.
Nrvv C tin Isi i.. Die 2s The tieci .. tv
of a larper town hall is Mimnhp uM,ri m
parent etery dat I know of no la ttei ,u
ruiigeiiieut than tli.it of continuing the c .
Fellows' building to the all v 1 his vt.m .'
make an exiellent store room on the hrst
floor, and the second floor would make .
hall o feet long and as wide as tt i,.t
Would it not la- a hrst rate i-le.i
to have the Odd Fellows bunn
the first storj and form a joint stmk i oin
pan) for tlie s,T,u d floor'.' Tin re an: a
nit of brick left from the s,hiail hoin
which could la- Imiipht cheap Quite i
numlvr of men of this oinuiiiiiitv haw
given from .",0 to ".too toward the ma. hiu,
shops built here and are imt pi ttuip anv
direct benefit from it l.m tteimtriai
down once more and take sto,-k .,,
au i nterprise si nun h needed ami vtlm '
will pat a good dltiihud on the invesriiu ui
and will la- an investment in real e.tatt
vvhicli will alvtats U-worth tin met i-i
vested. Divide the st. k int.- ,lui,.
and it is Mii-ted the can all U- s,,.l In
spring in tune to commence buildinp
The Ladles' Aid Society, of the Presln
terian church, wishes to take tliisin.tliil..
expressing their thanks to the Odd Fell-.w-for
tlie iw of their exi client bin it
np for the siipptr vtlm-li thet pav.
also the citizens tor their attt mlance
lhe ladles of the M L. i liureii have -.-i
.Mined the supj r tin t Uid intended to pive
ui New Years eve to son,, iUliir. t
...Clithe Mitchell. Eva Bollinger, a,
laud Dalit are iisit np distant fiim.ls i
eek. Miss M,i D ,.j win -t ,
Indiana todav. to" .jh mi i!,
-Inlay taei'ion. .. N -w Carh '
Chapter, No. r7. Rotal Arch
.1 isous hel I in, ir auuti i. ,, , .a .
erson Salupiat et. ninp ,ts i.....vs H
Priest. M li Mil. ! i: Kmp. J. V t-n
siribe. David M'l'oniuplivt: l ,i plain
llo-t. W. A. II N-.n-ft. Priinipa!.,j,uniei
itet W It Dmllej: Boval vn h ( apt . .1 --Vilet:
G. M. of :(d ten. E v ,i,r,
G. M. second tell. J. P. Mockstili. (, M
tirst tell. Thos llolmaper: treasurer. J 1
statford: se-retar. K. s. Miller: pilar i
Y. K. Gardner, who were dull int.IIi.
the same evening bt Ga! Oiipiam R. v
Van Clete, alter uuieh they jirocieihtl n.
IkhIv to the G. A. R. hall and partook of an
Tuiu. D,v. 2s D J. Harnson and wit.
spent Christinas in Tipp.-cania-. M-ss
Ella Stafford Christiu.i-iil in West Mi't.-n
. . Ret. C. L VanClete. ot New Carlisle
sia-nt Knd.iv and Saturdat with his sot.
here. ..About fortt went down to Dav ton
Krnlav nipht to hear Clio." and a numbei
vteut down again on ."vitunlav evening
It I reairtisl that Rues (i-ra Coinpant
will come again next week ami pit.
"Mikado." They are favorites of Trovn.
and will brnip out a larpe crowd.
Misses Lottie and Hattie Richardson, of
Dav ton, ia-nt tcsterdat with Misses Vina
Dickey and Alue Ilevkenuaii. . .Ham O.
Goodrich Satunlay niphteil at Tipia-cania-.
.('has. B. st! ink. late foreman of the
Chronicle office. Mils week ln-oimis an em
ploye nf the I'liion. I hula- In- will stav
right along. He hasn't Nrn m irnv im
long, but has a good many friends
who dislike to think of losing
him from their circle. George C Case
It is home from a western tree tour
Miss Lizzie Randolph's m.int friends are
glad to see her home again. . . .t Patrick s
church made Father Beune a Christmas
purse of js0 and a comfortable chair
Frank Swisher left for Datton today where
he has secured la-rm.uieiit work . Miss
Minnie Craw ford, of Wapakomta. is visit
in; Mr. Strulile . Rudolph Kia-nip sja-nt
Christmas with hi mother, m Greenville
...Perry short visited in Wtnant
Nitiirdat Mr. and Mrs. John Lyons.
of Watkuis. V. Y. are visiting here
Mr and Mr. Clias. Lemon visited in New
Carlisle last week. . .Clurlie Kincaui lis
iteil in Tipja-canoe last week. Charles
Knlil ami Win. Andrews, of Datton. vvtre
llitowiitesterd.it. . Mrs. Frank Jaeolis
and daughter Gtissie. of Piqm. stayeil over
Fridat niglit on their way to New Carlisle
...Mrs. Ret. Gibson was the recipient of
a i.W piece of black silk dress go.s from
the ladies of First I'resbtti nan hurch
Christmas night was hapiult celebrated at
thcMulbcrrt street M. E. church. Fortt
dollars worth of ronfei-tioner) was ili-tnli-uteil
to the children. Led Ros.ure imH-rs,in
ating Santa Chills. . . .Two of our Japanese
laiindrtineii, who have la-en pttpils. ot Rev
and .Mrs. Gibson, presented the latter with
elegant Japanese, novelties ...Effort are
luring made bt the omen's l'einia-rauee
I'liion of the First Pri-sbiteri.ui ehup-h to
st-cure John Is Gouph for a Inture. He
tt rites that he will come for sji ,M Px
ienses. and no less. Eudeavor- are la-inp
made to raise the inoiiej. . . .Last nipht at
the Mulberry street church, i-ccnrreda most
delightful Christmas sert.ie. A choir ot
oter thirty voice rendered music esia-ciallt
prepareil for tlie occasion.
Another comet has laen discotereil.
The state Bar Association will hold its
annual session Dv -MJan.l :io. at Dayton. O
Sells Brothers' larpe elephant Prun-e.
lied at Columbus, o.. saturdav. tnun blood
misoiiing caused by stepping on a nail.
The tirst of J iniiarx w ill la- generally
eh-brateil .is Emancipation day
Oter one hundred spectator at a cocking
main at Chicago were arrested t-arlt "sun-
day morning b.t the ixtlice. who made a
mid on tin-exhibition.
The Young Men' Blaine Club of Cincin
nati hascniiipletoilarniiipeiuents for attend
ing the maitpuration of Goternor-elett For
aker. on Jan. 11
John N Barker, an inmate of the sol
dier's Home, died iindei siispieious circum
stances in a saloon :n Dittmi. O. He is
thought to hate had a larpe sum of money
with him. but only fifty cents were found
Oil Ills IKTsoll.
The French Cabinet his resigned. It is
Mletcil that Grety will ta- n-eleetel.
Prince Alexander ha returned to Sofia.
where he was received with grt-at tiithu-
Gladstone's organ announce than an Irisii
parliament to deal with purely Irish qiii-s-
tioiis on Lnplish principle is alxmt the
thing neeiled. A prominent nu-inla-r of the
house of lord declares that no home rule
mea-sure iuseil oter the conservatives, of
the comniotis can rtveive the assent of the
lord. The quietness of the Irish leaders
leads to the suspicion that they have re
ceived (lOtitive promises of home rule. The
prospect for the recognition of female suf
nagti by the new parliament Is tut good.
BNUCE. HAUK 4Ca
to say to convince you
that wr have the hand
somest assortment of
Silk Handkerchiefs and
Neck Mufflers, is simply
wonderful. Please do
not purchase until you
have seen them. You
have never seen the
like before. Men's Neck
wear from 50c. to $3.
In this department we
have no equal. New
novelties all the time
Collar and Cuff Boxes,
Drinking Glasses in
leather cases, elegant
for gents' Christmas.
large line of new Gold
Handles open today.
Novelties in Silver,
Suspenders, Gloves, Under
v jar, Shirts, Smoking Jackets,
oolen Jacketsfor house wear,
HALLETT AND DAVIS,
The triumph of musical mech&abun,
WILCOX AND WHITE
1'rononnce.l by the best judge ai
the Instrument not only of the
present, but of the fatare. Im
provement In It h reacaed th
N. G. HAMILTON & CO.,
No. 9 EAST MARC STRKKT.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE.
New Year's Day, Two Performance.
Matinee. I p m. Nlcht, J p. a.
FRIDAY, JANUARY I, 1886.
Beturn nt the favorite... FREDERICK BRY
TON. ant tui talented company la
0,J CK 0' DIAMONDS.
The only oDDortanltv thl vunn r ...
ill! the urtMieit .Mural PUy on the Staev.
-I' appeals iiirectly to alt that ts food xai
pure in human nature" st LouURetmtaI!r-in.
M.itmrt- prtet-. adult50 cenU; children
ee-it Nislit.i) rents, a) cents anil 7 centi.
euison sure at carters,
XEW YEARS DAY!
.MATINEE AMI XKJHT.
Scrofula of Lungs Re
lieved. I am n.iw u years old. and hare snSered for
thr last fltteen years nlth a luaz trouble. St-
eral members ot the family on my mother's
sniei me nous, nai died with consumption,
and the doctors were all azreedln thirr.ni-
l.in that I had consumption also. I had all th
distressing symptom of that terrible disease.
1 have spent thousands ot dollars to arrest th
mart-hf this disease. I hae employed all of
the usual method, not only In mv. .
hut in the treatment o( other members of my
t itnily. but tempopiry relief was all thit I ob-
iaine.t . was mini ior any manual lahor fn.
.eieralyiars IJyehance I came Into msan
Ion of a pamphlet on 'Illondand Skin Dts
ae." from the olllce of Swift SpeciBcCo.. At.
Iant.i. lia. A fnemt recommended the use of
wins ?prciuc. claiming that he hlm.elf
had been greatly benefited by lu m.
some luni; troubles. I resolved t.s tr.
it. About four years aso I commenced to tako
- .s aecordmi: to directions. I found it an
iiiiisoratiii!: tonic, and have used aNiut flftr
bottles. The results aro most remarkhi.
Jl c.uh has left me. my stremrtr. h. r.
turn-d.and I welah sixty pounds more than I
eter did in ray life It has beta three year
since I stopped the use of the medicine, but I
have had no return of tlie disease, ami th.M
are no pains or weakness felt tn my Innirs. I
do the Hardest kind of mechanical work, and
feel as well a 1 ever did since I was a boy
These. I know, are wonderful statement to
mike. but I am honest when I say that 1 owe
my existence and health to Swift's Specific
It is the only medicine that brought me any
permanent relief 1 do not sav that 4wfrt-a
jpectflc will do thl in every case.bat most
positively auirra mat it nas done this mnea for
me. and I would be recreant to the duty I ow
to su-ferluc humanity If I failed tnhem.
cheerful testimony to the merit otthls won
derful medicine, lam well known In the city
of Montgomery, and can refer to some of th
best citizens In the city. T.J.Holt.
.Montgomery, Ala., June 25, 15&V.
sw-l'f SpeclOe Is entirely rentable. Treat
ise on Blood and Skin Diseases Balled trie.