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ilgSS5,K3S35gs? l.'aaifrlsaEgaai.jas. rrf.mr ycrc3ftrMrlMsiriBlr: MJWWH SPRINGFIELD GLOBE -REPUBLIC. SPEDSTGFIEIJ3, (X WEDNESDAY ETENtNTG, DECEMBER 8 1886. PRICE TWO CENTS. fnp oTX"ire Vol. vii. No. 4a XhS REPUHUO-Vol. XXM1. No. nor. k WtATHER FACTS. Wahhiiotox. IVe. 6. Ohio Fair i eather. slightly warmer Sl'RINGFIELD, 0., ) December S. 1S86. J Our hard squeezed Trows- ers stock pants for breath. The When stock of exactly what is needed in pantaloons was never so generous as now. We've had breeches before, plenty of them, but never were we so cramped for space to pile them as now. The factory seemingly has turned its full force of operatives to the cutting and making of pants. It may be the least unhandy seeing for a few days, or until we get them down proportion ately to space allotted for their display, but there's money to you saved who will hold his temper and pick, pull and try. There are all-wool pants for a dollar as ugly to look at as you can handily imagine. You can buy them or not ; our word for it, there's wear that will tickle you afterwards done up in these two-tined all-wool cassimeres, There are pants of more beauty at $1.50, $2, $2.50 and S3. You may use your judgment or ours, either of which is good, for the money returned to you in case you change your mind upon home inspection. We don't forget the men of mammoth proportions, either. From "Uncle Bill" to "Col. Jo," the When stock of trows ers is likely to "give you fits" and save you more or less money. Overcoats as well. If you think of materials, cut, make look and price, there's no going back on the When stock. We crave vou a notion of neckwear long before it got made. It's all finished now, and under glass to be looked at. Pick, for yourself or we'll assist you. 25c, 50c or 90c. Thousands of them. THE WHEN, Springfield's Only One Price Clothiers, 25 and 27 W. Main Street. CLACE LEMON, Glace Citron, Raisins, Currants SWEET CIDER. FRENCH CRYSTALIZED CHERRIES HO APRICOT. !l i. X CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR New Crop of futs! Richardson &. Bobbins' Seedless Plum Pudding. 13 East High Street. GUCE OWE ARGftOE nUKEH DENTISTRY. DR. J. C. OLDHAM, DENTIST. 0PEEAT1TE DEXTISTRT A SPECIALTY. No, S E. Rain Street. AN IMMENSE TRADE. Jay Gould Scoops the Baltimore and Ohio's Telegraph Lines and the B. & l). Takes in the Wabash System. Horribly Itrntal Hutchery InTeiat-Karth. slunk slnx-ki lu Jllmmirl unit south Cnrolinn Fire 1" IturTiilo ltlc failure In Nw York. Br the Assoc ate i Pres'. Atlanta. (ia.. Dec. 9. The southern Industrial Journal, fh'xlr, ha' a special dis patch from a stnlT correspondent at Fort Worth, Texas which says: "One of the largest and most Important transactions ever recorded Is now cm foot. It is nothing less than a trade between Jay tiould ami resi dent Carrett, of the lialtiiuore and Ohio, whereby the entire ltaltimore and Ohio tel egraph system Is to be transferred to Could, who now practically owns the Western Union. In return for the same. l'i evident (iarrett Is to receive the Wabash system, thus giving the ltaltimore and Ohio a line to Kansas City from Baltimore. THE OLD WORLD. Almoaphrrlc Illnturbvucr In i:n(;lnul ami Ireland. Lomkin, Dec 3. Heavy pales prevail throughout England and Ireland. OUANGF. MOT IN IliltLANtl. Drm.lN, Dec S. Catholics of Kurgan count. Armagh, formed In procession lat night and marched through the streets to show their joy at the acquittal of some of their number who had been tried on charges of noting. The Oiangenien of the town resented the demonstration and nt tacktsl the paraders. A fierce riot ensued, and sticks, stones and revolvers were uset'. The lighting lasted several hours, and was finally quelled by a troop of dragoon. A score of persons were wounded and several houses partly w recleiL CONsfl. IKAI. Munich. Dec 8. Joseph W. Harper. U. S. consul, died at Uie Consulate today. A PAIR OF BILLS Introduced by MrMrt. Sherman auil Groa senor. Washington. Dec. b. General Gros venor introduced a bill In the houe jester day providing that if any Invalid peusioner has died or shall hereafter die, leaving a vv idovv or minor child uuder 18 years of age, such widow or minor child or children shall be placed upon the pension roll at the rates now established by law for widows and minor children, without retard to cause of death of such pensioner; provided that the claim is otherwise established and that cause of iluath of such pensioner was not or is not due to vicious habits, and that the widow was married to de ceased pensioner prior to the passage of this act. Senator Sherman introduced bills to pen sion Charles F. Allgower and Harrison Wagner of Ohio. HORRIBLE DEED. More thflil I'nunlly llrutal Texas Tragedy. St. Loos, Dec S. A special from Shepherd, Texas, sajs: Last night at 12 o'clock a party of eight or ten men went to the house of James Conner, a negro who lives on Big Creek, near this place, and, calling him to the yard, seized him, bore him to the ground, cut his entrails out and left him for dead. This morning the bloody.muL dying Conner was discovered, still living..nd able to give the names of thd paities who butchered him. Sbernf IVe Immediately organized a posse and ar rested several of the accused tartis and has them under strong guard. Others es caped, dinners was suspected of being implicated In the Cold Springs mall robber, near Shepherd, a few weeks ago. This is supposed to be the cause of his assassina tion. LABOR CONVENTIONS. AtClnrlnnntt Clothing Cutter. Cincinnati, O., Dec S. A national convention of clothing cutters. Knights of Labor, began session here this aftenm r. After the apimiutment of committee on oi ranization. etc., the convention adjourned until tomorrow. COLlMIll s TltAIlEs-AssKMnLT. Coi.rinrs. Deo- S. At the second davs" session of Trade congress papers were read from the St. Ixmis Knights of Ijlwir. setting forth the grievances against the boss brewers of that city. Chairman Gramiers, of the legislative committee, recommended that th congress resolve Itself Into the committee of the whole. FIRE AT BUFFALO. A Candy Fartoiy and a Hnslne rtloc k llurned. CiiirAfiO. Dec. 8. A Times special from Buffalo, X. Y., says: Sibley A Holmwood's five-story candy factory, the largest In the city, took fire at 2:30 a. m. and burned to the ground, together with an adjoining block occupied b Swift .t Stambach. hard ware; Frank Campbell, hats; G. W. K nolds ami the Wells street chapel, a small Presbyterian church adjoining, which is ruined. The losses probably aggregate S200.000. RAILWAY NOTES. l'an Handle 31en to Have Pay for Orer Work. PlTTsiirno, Dec 8. The emploes In the freight departments or the Pan Handle railroad company have been notified that hereafter they will receive extra pay for all over time. This includes freight conduct ors, engineers, brakemen and y ardmen. A sjecial from Uuiontown, Pa., says the engineers on the entire system of the II. t O. railway have made a demand for pay for overtime. EARTHQJAKE. A Shock lu MlMourt. St. Lot, Dec 8. A special from Mis souri City. Mo., states that a distinct shock of earthquake was felt there at 8:33 o'clock last night ONE AI.SO AT COI.WiniA. Coi.omiA, N". C, Dec 8. There was another earljwiuake shock here about 4:20 tins morning. It was very perceptible.waking uji sound sleepers and the tremors appeared to last fully a minute. Sudden Death or Ml. Slary Holding. Special to the Olobe-Kepubllc. ViiUANA, Ohio, Dec S. Miss Mary Holding, aged about thirty-live years, only daughter of the late Warren Holding, for many years foreman of the Urbana Cltizni and Gazette, died suddenly last night. She got supper, as usual and was in laugh ing spiriLs, and at about eight o'clock she fell stricken with paralysis of the bralh and died in a couple of hours. Iler death is a terrible shock to this community, being as she was. a lady well known and gn-atl liked. She was well known in Spriugheld, where she had often visited. Aruiy of the Cuiuberlnnd. Wssiiini.ton, Dec 8. Lieutenant Gen eral Sheridan has today Issued a notice that the society of the Army of the Cumberland will hold Its reunion In Washington on the 11th ami lStliaf May next, when the statue of General James A. Garfield w ill bo un veiled. General Sheridan has appointed the following local executive committee to make arrangements for the reunion: Gen eral Albert Ordw ay chairman. General y. L. Anderson, Colonel John Hay, and Gen eral K. D. Musscy secretary'. When you go to get photographs "go to Smith's, 26K south Market street where you can get first-class cabinets at SS.50 per dozes. Fort J.N hitli CoBres-s oml he.ln. Wasiunoton-, Dec 7. Sknatk Mr Bck introduced a hill to provide for the retirement of United States legaltenders ami National bank notes of small denomi nations and for the issue of coin certificates, lteferred to committee on finance. Mr. Morrill the following resolution: Hesolved, That- the promise of niaking an revision of the tarlll in a spirit of fair ness to all Interests, not to injure any do mestic Industries, but to promote their healthy growth; that any change of law must le at every step regardful of the la bor and capital involved and without de priving American labor of ability to com pete successfully with foreign labor, and without imposing lower rates of dut than will be ample to cover ail increased cost of production which may exist In conse quence of the higher rate of wages pre vailing in this countiy, appears so obviously hopeless and impracticable that an further attempts at revision by the present con gress, in eontiavention to the foregoing cardinal declarations are to be regarded as inexpedient and detrimental to the revival of the trade and industry of the country. He gave notice that he would the day after tomorrow submit to the senate some remarks on the subject. Laid over until tomorrow. Mr. Dawes offered the following reso lution, which was also laid over and order ed printed : Kt solved., I hat the committee on nuance be Instructed to inquire and reiiort as soon as practicable what specific reduction can tie made In custom duties and internal taxes which will iu their judgment reduce the receipts or the necessary aim economical eendltures of the government, without impairing the prosperity ami development of home industries or the compensation of home labor. Mr Blair cave notice that he would to morrow ask coiisideiatlon of the joint res olution i reputing an amendment to the constitution extending the light of sutf- arge to women. HorsK Mr. Adams, of Illinois, nitro- dticed a bill to change the law in relation to the amount of United States bonds re quired to be kept on deposit hy national banks as security for their circulating notes. It provides that banks having a capital of S5O0,000 or less shall not be required to keep on deposit bonds in excess of one tenth of their capital stock as security for their circulating notes, and such of these banks as have no deposit bonds iu excess of this amount are authorized to reduce their circulation by the deposit of lawful money as prov ided hy law; provided that the amount of such circulating notes shall not exceed In any case 'JO per cent, of the par value of the bonds deposited as herein prov ided. Mr. Matson (Ind.) to prevent a con traction of the currency, it authorizes tho stcretarv f the treasury to Issue United States notes ot the same denomina tion as any national banks that may have been heretofore or may hereafter retire from circulation by reason of the payment of any bonds held by national banks to se cure their circulation. taSfTclubsT" Their lroiHird Organization In the Narth nnd Five southern state for the Cnm pxlgn af 1H8S The Man. Pittsiu kc.. Doc s, The Commercial Gazette Is authority for the statement that a national tanil association is being formed among tht r, orkinginen of the country. Bv the time of tho presidential election of ISsS, it says, thousands of clubs will bo in existence in the north and live of the southern states. The organization was started in Tennessee. Georgia and Ala bama. In the coming year organizers will be placed in the states of Virginia and West Virginia. These are the only south ern states in which a tight will be made. In the north each state will be canvassed. In Massachusetts an organizer has already been appointed, and clubs w III lie organized in ever town and village. State organiza tions are being placed in the othtrnorthern states. The organization will in no way antag onize tlie Industrial League of Philadelphia or tho Protection League of New York, while It is to be entirely independent of either. HEAVY FAILURE. Aset and I.lnbllltlei About HSOO.OOO. Xkvv Voiik. Dec. S. C. M. Foster 4 Co., importers of upholstery goods, Grand and Crosby streets, said to be the largest houe in their line in the city, annouticid tnelr failure vesterday. Preferences were given aggregating 3193.2s.-i. Assets. SsOO.OOO: Iiabililnies nearly as large. BROWN-SEIBERT. I'lensnnt Wedding This Morntliff CleT land atnl Springfield Join Hnutl. and Heart.. At 8 o'clock this morning a gallant sailor from Cleveland came to Springfield In broad da light and took away, unresisted and without opposition, one of Springfield's most charming girls. At that hour Captain William W. Brown, of Cleveland, and Min Eva C. Seibert, of this city, were united In marriage at the residence of the bride's uncle, S. A. Deffenbach, on north Lim stene street The nuptial knot was lied In the front parlor, which was tastefully decorated with llovv ers for the event. A pyramid of potted plants and cut flowers, arrangcsl on a rustic base, occupied the center of the room and rose almost to the ceiling. Itev. Dr. Hust. of the High street M. E. church, performed the ceremony. The bride, a beautiful girl, under all circumstances, looked partica larly lovely in a elose-htting trav eling cos tume of blue sapphire satin. There were no attendants, and the company, w liioli In cluded about thirty in all, was almost en tirely made up of the relatives of the bride. Ucsi les these, the guests were Captain George Stone and wife, of Cleveland; Mr. and Mrs. J. ;. Ares, of D.nton; Colonel and Mrs. W.J. White, and Miss Emma Iteid. After the ceremony and an Interim de voted to congratulations, the company at down to a superb wedding breakfast served in courses and catered by Mrs Emily Thomas. The presents were, with out exception, very beautiful and costly. Captain Hrown and his bride icit at 10 o'clock for their home in Cleveland. A re ception will be tendered the newly-wedded pair tonight, at tnelr resilience on Mtter avenue. 1 lie many triemis ol the bride, and particularly her late associates, the teachers of the eit schools, unite in warm congratulations. Catt VViLiUM W. Brows, rtA C Rkifkrt. -: .lKUl. u Wednesday. Ilcceraber Eighth, 1SSC. sruiMiHELD. Ohio, :at home: After December Elgnteentb. TS Slater Avenue. Clciflimi. 0. Equal Rights Lengue. The Eiual Rights league, of this city, held an unusual! large and animated meet ing last night at their club room, on east Main street It was the sentiment of the meeting to carry on the fight for espial rights for the colored man with renewed vigor. A committee consisting of W. P Newberry. Esq., Thomas Jewett and Elder O. Ii. Ifosi was appointed to wait u(Mn Representative Kawluis and Senator Pnngle to urge the passage by the general assembly of the Arnett bill. Harry Blair, clerk of courts, S. M. Prugh", auditor, and Hon. John F. Locke, all of Madison county, were the guests of E T, Thomas last evening. After taking supper with Mr. Thomas the party, as the guests ot Mr. Thomas, witnessed Mr. Scanlan's performance at Black's. They returned to London on the lata train. STRUCK BY A TRAIN. A Street Oar Caught at the Limestone Street Bee Line Grossing and Carried 100 Yards Down the Track. fire l'an.engers Injured, Two (Julie serl ouli The Irler to Itliiine for the V rrrk The F.nnlneer nnd Conduc tor Arreted Thrilling Detatli. At twenty minutes U7 o'clock last (Tues day) ev ening, an appalling accident occurred at the Limestone street crossing of the C. C. C. .V I. and 1. II. A: W. railroads an accident that everlxd has feared, dreaded, and expected for the past two ears. Freight train No. til, on the C. C. C. I. railroad. Engineer Neln, Conductor Brady, bound west struck green-line street-car No. 11. going south, ami carried it, with its five occupants besides the driver, seveiit-!rte or one hundred yard- down the track to a IKiint in fact opMsite tho Arcade restau rant Hero It finally TOssKIl it to one Mii:, on to the I. H S. W. platform, a total wreck. Its passengers, almo-t dead from fear and with ssrious personal injuries, w ere extracted from their prison of shat tered glass, twisted Iron and battered wood. Eye-witnesses to the accident say that It presented onoof the most thrilling and hor rible sichts they ever witnessed, and every body fully expected to see the passengers lifted out f rom amongst tho ileorts, manned and mutilated corpses. Tiie train was run ning at a nigh rate of speed and the engine struck the street-ctr with a terrific noise and shock, and went pushing it sldewise down the track on the pilot, with a terrible rattle, crunch and grind. Great pieces of the heavy timber along the rails, wero scooped out bodidy, whilo the ground over which the street-car scraped, looks as If a harrow had been run over it No one who did not see the accident can havx the faint est conception of its terrible character. The street car was on what is known as the "green line." which traverses Yellow Sprinirs, west High anil south Limestone streets. The driver of the ill-fated car. No. 11, was Walter Dodd, living on Southern avenue. The car contained live passengers, four of whom at the time of the accident were seated on the east sidtf of the car as it went south, and the fifth and reclining uiie on the west side. All live VOS.1IUED THE CAH near the post-office. They were: Mrs. Charles E. Winters, wife of the well- known manager of the Globe Priutlng aud Publishing Co.; her sister. Miss Edith Gib son: her little daughter. Miss Mabel Win ters, aged six; Master Charles Gibson. aged twelve; Miss Erminle Cline. of Ce darvlile. The latter is book-keeper at S. J. Straley & Co.'s grocery nnd truit house and boards with Jlr. Straley s family on south Market street The other four reside in the same localit and til are among Springlield's best-know n and most highly esteemed jeopIe. Just as the ear neared tho railroad cross ing, an I. B. A W. freight train from the west, under charge of Conductor Phleger, went past going cat on tha I. II. A W. track that goes on the south side of the de pot The safety -gates were not down and there was no watchman on hand, as the city ordinances release these functionaries from duty at C:30 o'clock. Accounts agree. and Indeed liodd admits tnai no did not stop before crossing tho tracks, as he Is under Imperative orders from the company to do. With his whole attention fixed on the I. B. A W. freight and concluding with brilliant rea soning powers that after it was past the whole "coast was clear." Dodd whipped up his mules and pressed right forward, pay ing no attention to the C. C. C. A I. track at all. No sooner was the street car uniarely across the Bee Line track than the interior of the car fl.ished full of the nUXIUMt OI.AIIE FltOM THE 1IKADU01IT of the train bearing down upon It, but a few feet away. The next Instint there was a resounding crash, and the street car with its struggling mules went rocking, swaying and jolting down th track before the pon derous freight engine. All this occurred in the space of a few seconds, hut In an Inconceivable short time an immense crowd of excited spectators surrounded the car. 1. B A W. Ticket Agent William Hefferman, Night Baggage master Ed Day. and others sprang to the asisfince of the passengers and took them tnun the demolished street car. In the ex citement. Miss Cline walked clear to Stra lej's store without support, but arrived wuakand faint from loss of blood. Miss Gibson faluted as soon as rescued, but was assisted to Dr. Russell's office by E. E. Grim, who half carried the form of the almost unconscious girl. Mrs. Winters, her little girl Mabel and young Gibson were com eyed to Dr. Russell's office, which was besieged with an immense throng of people. Miss Cline was alsosoou brought around to the same place. Her injuries and those or Miss Gibson are the most serious. The rest escaped with comparatively slight damages. Miss Cline was terribly cut in the ie:i arm-pit oy a piece of broken glass, and the people at Straio's store took from tho large, deep w ound a GREAT JAOGF.D PIKCE OF OLASS fully three Inches square. Had the glass p-neirated the other side of the bone of the upper arm. It would have severed the ax illary artery and the young lad wortl) HAVE BLKU TO DEATH beyond a peradventtire- Miss Cline is also injured internally, and will lie laid up for a long time, iter condition is qune serious, and there Is a possibility, the physician sa s. that me may lose me injured arm She was laid uikhi a couch In Dr. Russell's bed-room, and it was several hours before she had recovered enough to be moved, as sh had lost a tremendous quantity of blood. Mrs. A. R. Ludlow ktndlv minis tered to her vv ants meanwhile. MissChue Is a daughter of II. D. Cline, of Cedtrville, and a niece of J. W. It Cline, of this city, the well known gis man. Miss Edith Gibson escaped but little bet ter. In the short but terrible journey alter the engine struck the street ear the occupants were tossed about like pebbles in a baby's rattle. Miss Gibson was hurled violently against the side of the car. and It was found on examination that the left cheek bone was fractured. Her face is badly swollen and discolored. Dr Russell fears that she has received Internal injuries about Jhe chest, but apprehends no serious out come. Mrs. Winters received severe but not serious bruises about the face and neck and sustained a deep nervous shock. Lit tle Mabel Winters sustained a contused wound over the left ee, aud Master Gibson was Cl T llKEl'LY on the right wrist. Considerlnf the aw ful IHissibillties which the accident presented, there Is reason to be grateful to a kind Providence that the helpless women and children escajied with their lives. The driver, Dudd, stuck to the front platform as long as he could, but fell at last and one of the mules Is said to have rolled squarely over him. Dodd was frightened nearly to death, and manifested a nearer approach to hysteria than any of the passengers. The mules broke away just as the car was struek by the engine and ran away. The car was totall wrecked. The rear trucks were torn off bodily and the axle twisted I.IKI. A PIECE OF HOT TAFFY. The rear platform was badly broken and all the iron parts tw isted and wrenched. There is but one whole pane of glass in the car. The rest are shattered. The loner part of the side where the pilot struck Is cavtdinand splintered, aud the seat on that side and the entire floor chopped to pieces, as though a battering ram had been used. The passengers are of the be lief that the car did not turn clear over, but there are excitable spectators who are will ing to swear that It rolled over and over like a barrel. This is not reasonable, how ever. Some eye-witnesses Insist that if Dodd had, applied tht braked he could have avoided toe accident. Officer Norton prompt y arre-stedConduc-t r Hrai and Engineer Nein, but they were released on S.Vl bail each, put up by the C. C C. A I. ticket agent, George II. Knight 'I he degree of blame that ought to attach to these men will undoubtedly come out In the Investigation. A knot f reporters who saw the accident thought that tho freight wasrunningat a terrible rate of sjieed as high some insist, as twent -live miles an hour but the railroad men claim they were not running over six miles an hour. The injured passengers were taken home in carriages. Exaggerated reports of the accident got out. and the several families to whom the occupants of the car belong, were Fiiwiir wirn Tin: m.ws that reached them, until later and cooler re JMirts were received. Considering the intense ordeal, the pas sengers one and all conducted themselves witli marked braver and coolness. The accident was the one topic of conversation on the streets last night. Ijlter Il( it-lfipineiit.. Since the abov e vv as v ritten and put In tpe further investigations have been made that go to indicate the driver was not to blame for the accident. Some minor details are also altered. W. II. Hanford, super intendent of the Citizens' Street Itiilw a company, was seen ! a Gi.oiie-Reithi ir reiHirter tins morning. He said: "The driver hid no orders to stop at that cross ing. We have instructed the drivers to 'slow up' at that ixiliit. and Dodd did so. You will find b investigating the case that the fault lies with the railroad people. Ask Officer James Norton, who arrested the conductor and engineer of the freieht train. about at what speed It must have been go ing. It carriisl the street car fully half a square, and then the engine ran clear to Center street before the train could be (topped. Dodd was not discharged, as reported. We saw nothing In his conduct to Justify even a reprimand. He has been with us two months, and we consider him as good a driver as we have. We removed the wrecked street car about 1 o clock this morning. The loss on it will not be less than S.100." Will S. Huffman, of the firm of IIutT umn A Richter, WAs. AX EVE-WIiNKS to the accident. He gave the following partlc-ilars to a reiorter this morning: "1 never saw such a terrifying thing In in life and my nerves haven't quit quaking et 1 was just coining down from home and had run across the I. B. Jfc W. south track ahead of a freight train and crossed the I. B Jc W aud Bee Line tracks. I was standing near the safety gate on the northwest corner of Washington and Lime stone streets and had just tipped my hat to Mrs. Winters in the car. I saw the head light of the Bee-Line frekht and elled at the driver. He saw the danger and struck the mules tw ice. The mules leaped for ward, and thLs undoubtedly saved the lives tif the passengers. At that instant the pilot struck the car just In front of the hind wheels. Had it struck in front the car would have lieen caught and pushed over to the north side of the track and crushed like an egg-shell between the engine and the jHiuderotis butt-end of the safety-eate. In this event the passmgers would have been ground to death. As it was, the pilot, as I say, struck aft Instead of fore, and caught in the hind cvlinders. The car turned over on its side and was driven quarteringly down the track. I ran along by the moving train and saw the car throw u to one side at the 1. IS A W. baggage-room. In some manner. I can't tell how, I scrambled through the moving train and did what I could, with others, to rescue the passengers. "1 saw everything, and 1 say emphatic ally the driver was N,r TO I1I.A5IE IX AXY WAY. shape or form. The rattieaud clang of the I. B. A vv . tralu, whieli had Just passisl, preventing his hearing the Bee-Line train. He acted just as any man would have done under the circumstances. Had I been driv ing along with my family In a carriage, I would have been mislead iutashewas. When the pilot struck the car and it stopped, he was thrown out The mules broke away and escaped. I can stand seeing a man injured or In great peril, but to see those helpless women and children in such a situation is more than I wish to see again Inalifetime." Constable A. J. Vanderburg was near by- end saw the accident. He said this morn ing: "The blame rests clearly with the rail road people. The engineer of the freight was not ringing the bell, and the speed at which they were running was very fast illegally so." It is the general comment that tho street car management is culpable for not order lug their drivers to come to a full stop at so dangerous a crossing. The system is wo fully and dangerously lax. George II. Knight last evening telegraphed a full re port account of the wreck to the Bee Line authorities, aud It will be fully investi gated. THE NUMBER THREE. Dr. Ilelwtc's Intereting nnd Instructive Lecture Last Night. The lecture course of the First English Lutheran church was auspiciously opened last night and the audience that assembled to listen to Dr. J. B. Helwlg's lecture, "The Significant Nunibei Three," was a large and cultivated one. The lecture proved to be of great interest and displayed intellec tual Ingcnit and vast research. The lec turer said thas there are three numbers cel ebrated In the Bcriptures which are of va-t Importance three, seven aud twelve. Of these the number three Is of the most frequent occurrence and greatest signln- Pallcc. He tractd the presence of the num ber through science, law, religion, rohtics, etc. It is the foundation of language, for the subject copula and predicate are the three fundamental comiMinents of a sen tence. In mechanics theie are attraction, repulsion and equilibrum three again The most dangerous "vaves on the ocean are those which run in threes, and no vessel cm survive them. A great political partv that had been dominant through twice three administrations and elected twice three presidents, wasdethroned from power by three words Rum, Romanism aud Re bellion. Thre were three great master minds in religious histor Luther. Calvin and Wesley. There were three crosses on Calvary, and the Inscription above the head of the murdered Christ was In three languages. He rose on the third day. Christ accomplished his earthly mission in three years. The trinity of the Godhead Is composed of three Father, Son and Holy Ghost The figure three was associated with the life and career of the Apostle Paul, who was a Hebrew by birth, a Greek b education aud a Roman by citizenship. The above gives only a taint impression of the changes the brilliant lecturer rung on the triple digit, and the lecture was an ad mirable one. Due announcement of the next lecture of the courso will be made later. Its subject will be "Gospel Temper ance." Police Court. Esquire Stout again occupied the beach in the police court yesterday afternoon. George Zoler and Cherry Brenncn were each lined SI and costs for being drunk and disorderly; George Ann Owens, a notorious character, was fined S10 and costs for loi tering around a tippling house, and Celia Madison was given S5 and costs for the same offense; Morris Lane got 81 and costs fr being drunk, while John Crosby, charged with being disorderly, and Albert Ford, charged vv ilh loitering, were dismissed. Rnr Meeting. A large number of members of the Springfield bar held a meeting at th court house this morning to complete. If possible, further arrangements for the entertainment of the State Bar association during Christ mas week. The time was occupied with pow-wow and nothing was accomplished to advance the matter. Some photographer says that 53.50 cabi nets fade out in a short time. His pictures must have all faded out by this time. Smith makes picture, that don't fade. CRUMLEY ON COAL. Our Eighth Ward Councilman Sails into the Goal Eing Alleged to be in Springfield. ICesolutlon to lutr.tfgate Introduced anil fjuletly Squelched The King Il.rtised at I.enfith Text or an Ordinance Creating More YYeli;hiiinilri'. Councilman Crumley, the Eighth ward statesman who, by the way. Is a man of no mean talent was loaded last night In the way of resolutions, aud otltred no Ies than five. The fifth prov eil somew hat of a stumbling block. It provides for the ap IKiintiiient of a committee of five to Investi gate the so-called coal ring, and sets aside 375 for necessar expenses. The last clause Instructing the committee "to report at earliest moment au ordinance to secure correct weighing and delivery of coal," was an afterclap offered b President Thomas, ami accepted by the mover. The resolution was quite thoroughly dis cussed by various members of the council and the solicitor. The mover, Mr. McDon ald, and the president spoke In favor of the resolution. Messrs. Netts, Prince, Te han and Solicitor Summer, spoke in oppo sition. Mr. Crnmlev gave as one reason for offering the resolution a desire to bring out the views of council on the question. Mr. Netts, who was the most persistent oppo nent of the resolution as offered based his opposition principally on the fact that he did not believe an thing practical could be I accomplished; that after investigation and , spending ST5, he would still have to pay. 5.J.7.1 per ton for coal. President Thomas said that if It Is a fact that Springlield is discriminated against by railroads It should be known. If anybody in Springfield is discriminated against ft should also be known. He thought it was best to get at the facts and then efforts could be uiade to apply the necessary rem edies. The city solicitor did not believe the ex penditure of money in this way would be legal. Council nl had such owers a were delegated to it ami one was to regit late the weighing of coal, but it could not ! be construed that this included the power to i conduct such an Investigation. Mr. Crumley hi his remarks said that dealers claim that tht do not make as I much money since the advance as they did before. He seemed to think there was something rotten some place. He was esjieeially severe In denouncing the attempt of dealers to charge the advance to any strike, when it Is a well-known fact ttiat no strike exists. Mr. Prince held that the weighing of coal was covered by present ordinances. Be sides, this coal combination provides that any member of the combination giving under-w eight shall donate S."0 to the Asso ciated Charities. He opposed the ongiual resolution. The janitor made a desperate attempt to aid one side or the other lit matters not which) hy saving the city coal and freezing out everybody; but by gathering around the stove, the members vv ere able to stay out the session. Mr. Crumle finally attempted to with draw his resolution, but his second. Jlr. McDonald not consenting, it was finally, on motion of Mr. McKenna, referred to the committee on city Improvements. To the query why refer to that particular com mittee, Mr. Prince facetiously answered: "Because It Is for the improvement of the coal business." A few minutes later Mr. Crumley asked for the privilege of reading an ordinance the first time, which bears on the same sub ject, and on account of its general interest the Gi.oul-Repidi.ic herewith publishes it in full: OlUlIXASCL KEOtLATI.NO WEIIlIHXU OF COAL AMI COKE. Be It ordained by the council of the city of Springfield, O , That the interests of the people of this city will tie better subserved by requiring each and every dealer or deal ers in hard or bituminous coal, or coke. prosecuting ucli business in this city, to weigh each ami every load or part of load of coal or coke sold hy them upon scales, as nerelnaller provided. That there be erected two or more scales? in addition to the one now in tiso ami ow ned by the city, at places convenient of access and in locations most convenient to the dealer or dealers in hard or bituminous coal, or coke. That the mayor shall, in accordance with the aforesaid, appoint one man for each scale so erected, who shall bo known as city w eighmaster, and w ho shall have control of said scale, subject only to the direction of the standing committee of city improvements, with compensation as herein after provided. That each and ev erv dealer, or dealers. In coal or coke, shall provide each city weighmaster with coupon checks, properly printed, and designating by whom said checks were issued, one coupon of each check issued by weighmaster for draught of coal or coke shall be retained by pur chaser, one by seller and one by weighmas ter, and each coupon of cheek so issued shall bear the name of firm selling such coal or coke, the net weight of draught and the signature of the weighmaster. For each draught so made the weighmaster shall col lect from the seller of such coal or coke. the sum of six cents, five-sixths of which he shall retain, aud for each and all draughts other than coal or coke, lie shall collect from the party for whom the draught Is made, the sum ot twenty cents, one-half of which he shall retain and this one-half and the five-sixths as aforesaid, shall bo his full compensation. The residue he shall convey Into the city treasury and the same shall be placed to the credit of the general expense fund of the city, t That each weighmaster shall keep a re cord of all draughts made by him in a book provided by him, said book to be open for the inspection of any one and at any time. Said weighmaster shall make a report to the city council at its first meeting in each month, of the business done by him during the proceeding mouth, and at the same time convey the city's portion of the re ceipts to the treasury, as herein pro vided. That no jerson shall sell or offer for sale or deliver to any resident of this city, or demand or receive from the same any pay for coal r coke, w Ithout first ascertaining the weight thereof upon scales, as hereto fore prov ided. That the standard weight iier ton or bushel shall be that fixed by the state of Ohio for the time being. That the standing committee of city council on city improvements shall have charge of said scales, and see that they are kept In good repair, prov ided that In no case shall said committee expend any amount on account of said scales unless previously authorized thereto by the coun cil. That any person violating any of the pro visions of this ordinance shall upon the con viction thereof before the ma or be fined not less than twentv-the dollars or more than fifty dollars and cost of prosecu tion, provided the provisions of this ordi nance shall not apply to coal or coke bought or sold by car-loads. That an ordinance entitles!, "An ordi nance to provide for the apiioiutment of a city weigher, and to regulate the weighing of hay, coal and other draughts in the city of Sprinafield, Ohio,'" passed March 2, IbM). Is hereby repealed. And That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its legal publication. The xvinter 8ren In the Window of the London Clothing Co. It seems to be quite the thing this time of ear for every merchant to try and out-do his neighbor in making an attractive show ing of hts goods handled, in the store win dow. About the nicest display that has yet ap peared Is the winter scene In one of the windows of tha enterprising London Cloth? lug Co., on Limestone street, that Is attract ing an enormous amount of attention from those passing, and th proprietors deserva ranch credit, for thou; undertaking. CORONER'S INQUEST. Th Onirlnl Investigation of lh Cooper riulild Comuieuced No ew fact. De veloped. " Coroner Bennett commenced his Inquest last night In the case of John K. Coojier, theyoung man who committed suicide by shooting hlm-elt through the head Monday evening. The inquest was notconcludtd last night the testimony of but three wit nesses being taken Miss Lena Wagner, the innocent cause of the tragedy ; Flora Wagner, her sister, and Mrs. Catherine Wagner, the girl's mother. No new points were developed In the testimony offered and no facLs adduced to change the general opinion that Cooper killed himself lu a tit of despondencey. or. perhaps, even tem porary Insanity growing out of unfortunate love affairs and unhappy domestic relations and impossible inventions. Miss Wagner made a good Impression at the Inquest, and the statement yesterday that she Is indifferent to the tragedy Is not supported by present facts. On the contrary she seems to feel her unfortunate responsibility In the awful af fair most keenly. When Coroner Bennett began questioning her last night on the re lations that existed between herself and the suicide, she was on the point, several times, of breaking down. The coroner asked whether they were engaged, but the girl evaded the question, and the coroner did not press It. In her testimony she detailed the conversation that had passed between them on their way lip High street Monday evening, a few hours before the tragedy. John had talked bitterly and complained that his life had been a hard one; that he hid had no mother, brothers or sisters who cared for him; that ha had had no decent lothes in his youth, etc The girl haa cheered him up so far a poible and en- deavored to get him out of the morbid strain, Miss Wagner manifested great reluctance in speamng oi tne matter at all. Mrs. Wagner was much more communi cative, aLd It was evident from her testi mony that she and the dead boy's mother. Mrs. Cooper, have no love for each other She was quite willing to enter Into the de tail of the feud, but u this was not what was wanted, she was not allowed to proceed. The remainder of her testimony and that of her daughter. Flora Wagner, was upon the details of the sui cide Cooper's conduct at the house Mon day night, etc many of which particulars the Globe-Republic published exclusive!) last night The coroner will continue the Inquest tonight The funeral services of John F. Cooper will be held at the residence of his mother. No. 210 south Factory street at 10:S0 a. m. Thursday. The body will be Interred at Yellow Springs. The fueral cortege wlh leave the house at 11:30 a. m.. arriving at the cemetery at Tellow Springs at 1:15 p. in. Friends of the family are invited u. attend. COMMON PLEAS COURT. Kntriei Made iu Cae Heard by Judee VVninoek Assignments for Circuit Court. The following are the entries made in cases w hlch came before Judge Warnock since noon Tuesday: George Spence vs. L B. A W. Railroad Company. To be submitted on demurrer. Broadrup 4 Co. vs. A. O. Huffman. Submitted on motion.. Lagonda National bank vs. U. S. Ex press Co. Argued and submitted. S. I). Myers vs. Sarah Puarson. Same entry. R. Winlitzer A Bro. vs. J. W. Hamilton. For absence of A. P. Straw and at de fendant's application and costs, case to be reassigned to December 2lst It. Winlitzer Jr Bro. vs. Hamilton Bros. To be reassigned. Same vs. George Stafford et al. Same entry. John A. Beeber, receiver, ts. S. A. Def fenbach. Tn be heard on demurrer. Same vs. David West Republic Printing Co., (two cases) and Springfield Coffln Co. Set far hearing. Fletcher White vs. D. F. Mlnahan. Tor trial. Anna Smith vs. F. W. Wlllisiet al. Con tinued by consent Charles Stout vs. Daniel Pettlcrew. Same. John W. Beasley vs. Lucy It Little. BUI of exceptions filed aud signed. Elster and Marshfield Steele vs. city. On demurrer. Sarah Pearson vs. S. D. Myers. For trial. J. Downerd vs. C. B. Buckley. Contin ued by agreement CIUCflT COURT ASSIfiSMEXTS. Next Monday will begin the December term of circuit court with Judges Wil liams, Schauck and Stewart on the bench. The following are the assignments, which are unusually few In number: William Diahl vs. Elizabeth Stein et al. Appeal. Margaret A. Grove and II. A, Grort ts. Geo. Sjience. Appeal. Goodhart Bros. t Co. v. Susan D. Bles slnger. Appeal. Joseph M. Waddle vs. John B. Patton. Appeal. First Unlversalist church vs. Emellne Pierce. AppeaL Joshua L. Rust A Co. vs. Uollls C. Frantz. Error. Jeseph Hawkins, executor of John Haw kins, deceased, vs. Rachel Craig et al. Ap peal. Margaret Dalphln and Mary Ann Dol phin vs. Elizabeth Huffman. Appeal. John W. Beasley vs. Lucy R. Little. trror. NEATLY NABBED. Officer Potee Capture. O. F. Clark For a Illg Kobbery at Sandu.ky. On Monday O. F. Clark, a brakeman on the I. B. A W., broke Into the residence of Conductor Johnson, of the same road, re siding In Sandusky, ami stole a fine suit of clothes, a hat, three shirts, two fine revolv ers, two jold rings, one gold necklace, two gold plus, one largo and one small pocket book containing valuable papers, two knives, a razor and a bunch of key. He loft Sandusky esterday morning and came to this city to draw his money from the road. After getting his money, about Sti, he began to take in the town. In a short time after his arrival here a telegram was received notifying the police to be on the lookout for bim. Deputy Marshal Potee began to search for Clark, and finally found and placed hhn under arrest Clark made no resistance, but objected strenuously to having the nippers put on him. Potee was unrelenting, howev er, and took him to Jail with the irons on. The bunch of keys was recovered at the Gem restaurant, and the gold necklace was also found here. This morning Conductor Johnson aud Marslial Going, of Sandusky, arrived, took charge of the prisoner, and at 10:30 left with him for Sandusky. They had succeeded in recovering all of the stolen goods and were accordingly much elated. Clark is well known here and vv as not thought to bo a bad sort of man. Iler. Dr. Ilelwle Opens the Temperance hall lecture and concert cours tomorrow (Thursday) night with his very able and entertaining lecture on "The King's EnglLsh" worth Itself nearly the price of a course ticket, besides three other able lectures and a band concert follow. The committee In asking the peo ple of Springfield to aid them in wiping out the nail deDt, ieei mat at tne same lime they are giving to every purchaser of a ticket his money's worth twice over. Sin gle admission, 15 cents for lectures and 35 cents for concert; course ticket 80 cent, or two for SI. Church Social. The congregation of tbeSecond Lutheran church, L. A. Gotwald, pastor, will give an oy.ter supper and social In their new and very eltgaut church building, corner of Clifton and Pearl streets, next Friday evening. See the quilt in Albright A Wil lis's window tomorrow. It Ii to be dis posed ot on this occasion. Cme, svery- Kxiy. HOLIDAY s MURPHY&BRO. iS ASD 50 LIMESTONE ST. Have now open a superb line at wonder fully low prices : Itdls' printed and hem stitched bankerchlefs, all linen, 10c np ; ladles' scallop border handkerchief, all linen. 20c up; ladies' block hemstitched handkerchiefs, all linen. 10c up; ladles' fine embroidered handkerchiefs, 40c to ten dollars each. The above make the finest and cheapest line ever displayed In this city. Japanese whlEesilk handkerchiefs In all sizes and in fancy hemstichery ; fancy silk handkerchiefs. White silk neck mufflers for ladles and gents. We call your attention to the ex tremely low prices we offer our silk hand kerchiefs at Real lace handkerchiefs and collars. X. It. Silk Umbrellas. A special lot with choice handles to choose from. SPECIAL SILK MUFFLERS OUR OWN IMPORTATION. BRUCE, HAUK &C0. FURNISHERS. EDAM AND PINE APPLE CHEESE Just Bacelrei a Fresh lot. 11T0CA CHIPS EXTEl FI.1E QDALITT. PE1I. BUCKWHEAT FLOUR 6 pounds for 35c Quality guaran teed. We place our beat Younc Hyson, Oolong and Japan TEAS! TEAS! Against any other In the city, both la quality and prlc. Try on pound of our nie mixed COFFEE! Asatampla, a. mixture of Mira calbo, Java and Rio. Sure to pleaw you. Use Davidson's Crackers with oysters ; also, by the way, STRALEY & CO. Keep the finest Oysters In the city, can or bulk. Plonear Brand a specialty. Fancy FRUITS. OYSTERS. FISH, GIME And Vegetables always (rest; OLD RELIABLE THI J. D. SMITH CO. GIX3I3K BUILDrNO, Corner WmI High Bt.;ad Walant ADrj, ! AND STATIONERS. Blank Bjos; Work and Legal Blanks v 8f4c!alty, i BOOK BINDERS PRINTERS 1 A -4 m v'4 "slj-- i.-,, - W-i jmiyii'imm-nmixsmmmm