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f?.n;Mi"1rnaaaB SPRINGFIELD GLOBE -REPUB LIC . I V i- tff VOL. XXXIII NO. 4- WEATHER FACTS. WtiBiwoToa. Jan 5 Ohio C'dr. lair neather. preceded by tn ivv Springfield, O., I January 5, 1887. j ONE TO BEGIN ! House-cleaning time com mences today, and starts with the ransacking of overcoat piles. Eighteen great, comfortable overcoats have stepped down, and must go out at $2 EACH In order that you may know beforehand, we print the sizes : 34 33 34 34- 34i 35 34 3"i 34. 36. 39. 39- 34, 40, 41, 3Q. 40, 40, It your size is among them, consider your savine chance good within a day from date. We mean, to make quick work of cleaning up the oddi ties in overcoats, and shall therefore follow with another bitch almost without warning. You will need to watch the When very closely. Cheap Suits! In company with the Two Dollar Overcoats may be .found a broken line ol men's whole suits, reduced from ten dollars to five, in sizes 41, 42, 42, 42, 41,41, 42. No smaller men need apply. Six-fifty suits, 38, 41, 38, 40, 38, 36, 36, 37, 39, 42, 39, 40. The other half fitted at $1.50 more. See'here first or last ; there is no going below a When price or above When dealing. OKI BROTHERS Springfield's Only One Price Clothiers, So AXD 27 WEST MA IV ST. HEADQUARTERS FOR 1 mx CONFECTIONERS' GLACE CHERRIES, Fara Dates, Persian Dates, ENGLISH WALNUTS, Princess Paper, Shell Almonds, TAWAGONA ALMONDS, finest nil the cm. Fromage DeRoquefort, Fromage DeCamembert. J. HI. NIUFFER ARCADE GROCER, ISO. 13 EASa'-T HIGH ST. TDEivrfiSTRYT DR. J. C. OLDHAM, DENTIST. OPERATIVE DENTISTRY A SPECIALTY. Kt, 9tf E. lain Stmt. Full Particulars of the B.&O.Horror- Besponsibility Fixed Upon the Freight Conductor. The Number of l.otot et Ietetiulnel Henrtrenulnc lletalli ot the Awttil Wreck CSrnphlc Description of tlie Horrible ratalltr. Bt the Assoc, ted Press Chicago. Jan 5 The conduct of some or tlie local employes of the Baltimore and OMo road Is made a subject for comment b all the morulng paper. It Is declared It could only have met the serious disap- nmnl of responsible officials. Anxious relatives crowded tlie station during the day, but, despite their tearful inquiries, could obtain no Information as to the ar rival of trains from the scene of the wreck. The wrecked train armed at the B AO depot at 12 30 o'elock this morning. V ery few friends of the passengers were wait ing to meet it, as they could not learn of its coming. One of the first men helped off was Harrj C. Forres ter. His head was bandaged and his left arm broken. So sooner nau ne angiueu from a coach than an employe named Burt ner crabbed him. The railroad man I101OIII1 HlsTLEI) fie injured passenger toward the baggage r.iotn at the depot "Don't git e j our name," yelled Burtner, as several newspaper men questioned Forrester. "You newspapers Minus, are too flln " he added. "GlTe it . . . i. .. tit .,!.. ....t . o .,, . , better job. ,.,..,,. Forrester was hurried into the baggage room and locked tn mere, lie nearly falnted from exhaustion, but at a late hour he was taken awnv engine ana uvea ior two nouns ui n t . .T. n ., ,i , ... i found impossible to effect his release. His Burtner Is said to be station-master and !loUler a Mow alin ,Tes In Washing he certainly had his w Ish gratified, as he is .., d n iie was n member of the pictured this morning In about as black col ors as it would be possible for man to be under the circumstances. s.O Fl'UTIIFIt IFOn! V.TION. Bvt.TlsioRE, Jan. 5. Officials of tlie Baltimore A Ohio railroad here state that no further particulars of the accident at Kepubllc Ohio, bate been receited. They have receited no further Information as to the killed and wounded, other than that furnished bj the Associated Press to the paper this morning. SCEVE OF THE HECK. Tiffix, O., Jan 5. The scene of the wreck on the B. A O. Is fast losing its hor rible shape, ami b) noon today every vis- tage of the disaster disappeared. The j track which was torn up for twent) ) ards , his been replaced. This morning the en- , ... t,n.L., mis. hmi all been r. , gine and broken cars Had all been re- moved and traffic resumed. All tat re- Is a few milns to tell the tale charred timbers which covered today by gentle arc being snow. and I the horribly burned trunks of nine bodies which were disfigured recognition. These h ive been cared for by an undertaker at It public, and will be kept as long as possi ble, so that friends may identify them. Every piece of burnt clothing, keys, and flrc-ythiin that omwt-iitl,ilj dutrpyrd. his been gathered up to aid in the identifi ca'ion of the bodies. These will be held br the coroner, who will immedlitelj insti tute a thorough investigation. THK IlFsrOsiniLITT of the accident is now placed on the freight con luctor. Fletcher, who pulled out ot the si ling, four miles east of Republic, without orders, intending to make the siding at H public before the passenger train. He v , , , , , .. . . , I missed his calculations just one mile. Tel- egrams from many points are constantly aniline making Inquiries for friends sup- ! ..w1 tr. lu. l,wt. Most of them are lmnnilv assured of tlie safety ol their menus, but not a few are still in doubt Tiffix, O , Jan. 5. Details of the frightful wreck on the B. A O., nine miles east of here, grow more horrible, hourly. Coherent particulars are now being slowly obtained. At 11 o'clock a. m. the es,st- bound freight train, in charge of Conductor Fletcher, pulled out of this city, having re- ceived orders to side-track at the Scipio sld- lug to allow, the east-bound express to pass After th passenger train had gont the con- . . . , ,.i i ductor.belngwithoutsiH-cial orders. exer-lTie cisedhls own judgment, and dtenniued that Inasmuch as he had an hour to make I Hie switch at Republic, little Ies than ' five miles distant before the arrival of tlie fast express from the east due at that point at 3 o'clock, he pulled out THE XIOIIT It AS UITTEn cold. and much difficulty was experienced lu keeping up steam in the engine. Finall), at a pclnt half a mile west of Republic, the train came' to a standstill, being unable to move further. Just here was made the nomiue msiake which resunea in ine loss of many lives and the destruction of thous ands of dollars worm or propert). Al though the conductor must hav e know n t hat he was encioaching dangerousl) near the time of tlie express he did not semi out the signal until after the train had come to a -tandstill and he found it impossible to mote further. He then started forward with the lantern himself. At this point there is a sharp curve, and Conductor Fletcher hac not proceeded more than the length of twent) cars when he saw the headlight of theapproachlng express round ing the curie, nof more than forty rods dis tant, and KUM.0 AT THK LIRIITMNO PtFI) or slxt)-three miles per hour. Horror stricken w ith the know ledge that a fright ful accident could not be aterted, he flashed his light In the face of the en gineer, Lem Eastman. The latter at the same moment saw the Ilgtit of the freight engine, and, giung a wild shriek of the whistle for brakes, he reiersed his engine and jumped for his life, crashing through the window of the cab, carrying class and sash with him and alighted in a heav) snow-dnfL He escaped serious Injury, his hurts being confined to a slight wound upon the knee. As he realized tlie danger he called to his fireman, William Fredericks, tosaie himself. The latter w as engaged in stoking the lire, and raLsed up and hesitated a moment to glance forward as if to esti mate the danger. This was fatal, as that Instant tiie crash came, and poor Fredericks was riNEi ami cm-sum by the mass of the wreck. The effect of the collision can be better imagined than described. Tlie engines of the two trains reared into the air like a pair of enraged In ing monsters, and then set tled down upon the-Sack, driven into each other until the c)linders touched. The force of the impact Jammed the baggage cars Into the tender of the fast train, the express car into the baggage and the smoker Into the express In less than file minutes from the moment of the collision and lie fore any organized effort t rescue could be made the fire of theoiertumed stoves com municated to the woodwork, and the flames leaped high In the air. the roar mingling with the cries of anguish of the imprisoned victims to whom DEATH It ITs MOST TKUIIIIILK FOIIJI was presented. Tlie Ua ninen uninjured were powerless and could do nothing to rescue the sufferers. The express train was in charge of Con ductor Tom Haskell. Engineer l.ew East man and Fireman William Frederick, and consisted of engine No. 720, a mail and baggage car, express, smoker, coach and two sleepers. The freight train was lu Ghrg ot Conductor Fletcher, Engineer KUerand Fireman V J Cullesou, and consisted of encme No 'JJ5 and sixteen loaded and a few eiuutv condolas. The smoker contained from twelve to fifteen passengers, some of whom were immi grants. Three men escaped all e, but their names were not learned. Baggagemaster W F. Gates of Newark, was tkeonl) man in his car and be was buit In both legs, the left being cut In set eral pieces and a splinter or rod had run into his right foot. Joseph Postlethw aite, aged 57. and his sons, bpencer, aged IS, and Harry, aged 11, were sitting in the same seat in the smoker, and their charred remains were found in the ruins of the cars. Mr. l'os tlethvvate. bis wife, the two t)s, a seven ) ear-old girl b a former wife, a little bo) of S jears, and a bab) girl of -J jell's &d sold their farm of loO acres in Wetzell count. W. Va.. and weie moving to Chil- licothe. Mo., near where Tostlethwalte had a brother llviinr. and where he would mike his future homo. He had about S500 In cash, a cheek for SC00 and several notes in his pocket, and theso were burned with bis bodj, LF.VVINO THE POOH WIDOW with three children, iio clothing ex cept what she wore ami nftj cents In money. Iter husband and the two bo)s had left her but a few moments before and gone from the coach to the smoker. Postlethw aite was an ex-soldier, as a half-melted medal found in the wreck indicated that lie was a soldier In the late war. being a member of conmanv A. seventeenth regiment, vvesi Irglula volunteer infantry. r. I itraitlev. of Washington. D. C, was found hanging from the window of the smoker, but bis legs were fast and he could not be reiuot ed. There ho remained until be was I lU'KNKD TO DEATH and his charred remains fell to the ground, a black and shapeless mass. He was con scious and gate his address to the b sund ers, and also said that he was an officer of I ihi k'nirhts nf I-itxir onranizatlon lie gave his watch and other valuables he I could get from his pockets to Conductor Fetciler 0f the freight train. William Fredericks, fireman or me ex- press, was caught between the tender ana 1 f i .. . a . 1 - IV,.. It tr-aj Brotherhood of Firemen, which tooR charge of his remains, which were removed to Chamberlain's undertaking establishment and prepared for burial. His face in death DEPICTED THE AOOM of his sufferings before death came to his relief. M. II. Parks, whose address could not be learned, was a'.so wedged In the wreck and burned to death after handing his money, letters and cards to one of the railroad em Dloves. His body was also consumed, as were also those of sev eral others w hose names are not known and perhaps net er will be. When your reporter reached the scenes of the holocaust at 1 o'clock today the ruins of the baggage car, express, smoker and coach were still burning, and scores of hands were endeatoring to clear the track, Here and there could be seen sheets of blood and pieces of half burned and frozen buman tlesli, and the workmen were still . rti0ns of bodies in the burning VtIec Au the mail, express and baggage were burned. Including large sums of moiioy. The scene at the Oliamoeriain esiaonsn- ment was one caicuiaieu 10 maKe ine muui est hearts quail. Nine sliapeless trunks of human beings were stretched out lu a row r.IhK so MAXT CIIARI'.ED I.OOS. There were Postelthwaite and his two sons side by side, and seven others, none of w horn could be recognized; and uear them i miss of flesh and bones that may hate been parts' of the bodies of a dozen differ ent people. At the depot was found Win. F. Smith, of Wajnesboroiigh. Pa.,who was a passenger in the coach next to the tleepers. He was sitting in the front part of the car, and when the collision occurred he was thrown violently against the front door of the car, but was not injured in the least He said he did not think there bad been a collision, but that the train had run off the track. He helped the ladies in the car to er up their wraps and said when he went back to his seat to get his bathe notlml tlle smoker in flames and saw an immigrant jump from tlie car through the roof and A W ALL OF FL IVIES. He said no one In the coach was hurt se- noush. One man had his hand burned slight) b) falling against the stove. After getting out of the car he helped to uncouple the two sleepers and push them down the track, so thei would not be burned. He then picked up the Postlethw aite little girl, who was wandering around in the snow, and carried her to the depot at Republic. i W SV Pripe the hairiraireinastpr. was burned to a crisn. His home Is at Wheeling. , There were no doubt man) more perished i in the wreck, as the number of persons who escaped and the remains recov ered is not eoual to the number reported in the car. number sctua y &, maj new inowu. A number of watches were found In the wreck and one of them Is described follows: Open face, marked I. l. & Uo. on barrel Dnuge, mree-ounce case. jewel mounted, Springfield movement case N'o. y.?2,cm IVKS THE FltEIOHT EMtlNEEK BBUNK? Chicago, Jan. i. A sieclal from Tiffin. O., sa)s Conductor Fletcher says that the engineer of the freight was drunk. His namelsK)Ier and he Is now at Chicago Junction. Conductor Haskell, of tlie pas sencer. was in the sleeper and ran forward in time to receii e some papers from the dy ing men, Ballard and Parks The piles of ashes and debris now to be seen at the place of the collision are full of bones, re mains of jewelry, and melted siller Lmoiif). ten Ol me kineu are utteri) un known. An old gentleman, namea rergu son, of Bloomdale, left Pittsburg on the express and has not since been heard from. His son was tonight looking among the burned masses aud ashes to find something b) which to identify one of the black pulps as his fath er. The coroner of Seneca lias not ) et be gun a regular examination of witnesses. The blame seems to be with the crew of the freight train. At least fifteen were killed, but tlie only names known are: James Postlethw aite and two sons, Spencer and aud Henr). of Belton, W. Va ; M. M. Parks, Washington, D. C; Mr. Frederick, fireman of the passenger; Mr. Pierce, ex press messenger, and a Mr. Hallard from some town in New York state. Mr. Bal lard, like Mr. Parks, of Washington, threw his papers out of the window while being graduall) crushed aud burned to death. FORCED TO IT BY POVERTY. Ilobber Ilalcbt Confutes nntt Completely Exhonerates Fothrrtuglinm. St Lor is, Jan. 5. W. W. Ualght, one of Wittrock's accomplices in the train rob ber), has furnished the local papers a writ ten statement of his connection with the affair. He sa)s that poterty forced him to det ise some means to proi Ide for his vv ife and child. To do this he planned the rob- !er) and approached Wittrock with the scheme. Wittrock became enthusiastic over it and thereafter took the affair iuto his own bauds, and be (Haight) heard nothing more of him until 1 e read the account of the robliery in the pa pers Soon after that Wittrock sent him S1.000 by Oscar Cxk and summoned him to Leavenworth. There Wittrock gave him S 10,000 more. He. sa)s It was he who forged Damsel's signature to the pass which was nresented to Fotheringliam. and had the Adams express letter-heads aud env el opes printed. Fotheringliam, lie asserts, is absolutel) innocent of each and ever) charge brought against him. SECRETARY LAMAR WEDDED. Married ThU Morning to a Macon (fla.) Widow. WssiittOToN, D. C, Uan. 5. Privato telegrams have been received here stating that Secretary Lamar was married at ten o'clock this morning to Mrs. Holt, Macon, Georgia. SPEINGFIELD, 0 WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 5, 1887. CONCRESS. scoml essiim rortj-MtliCoii(;rei. Washivituv Jan. 3. btNAiE. As soon as the reading of the journal was con eluded Mr. Cullom took the floor and said "Mr. President The angel of death stalks through the land and his visitation has been most unexpected during the re cent brief recess of the senate, imposing upon me a dut) which I hate scarce!) the heart to iwrfonu the duty of announcing the death of mj distinguished colleigue. At lilt home, which overlooks this capital cltt at 3 minutes before 3 o'clock on Sun day, December 2i5. the spirit of John A. I.ogan took its flight to the unknown realms of etenut), and, on Friday last, his funeral ceremonies were conducted h) the senators and representatives present In this senate chamber, and his mortal remains were con ic) ed to the Ulent tomb. We are called upon to mourn the loss of one of the brat est and noblest of men i min Idled by all the patriotic iH-opIe of tils state and of the na tlon.a min known to his count!) and to the civilized world, and for nejirly fourteen jean a distinguished member of this senate. I shall not at this time, Mr. Presi dent, attempt to pronounce the words w Inch are due to the inemon ,of one w ho for so man) )ears performed '"o Important and conspicuous a pirt in tlici JTalrs of the republic At an earl) day I Miill seek to lntioduce appropriate resolutions and shall speak, as I may ba best able, if the char acter and public services of our associate. wl en an opportunity will be given to sen ators to pa) fitting tribute to his memor) .Mr. l'reslilent, out of respect tar tlie men- or) of the deceased Senator Iyin, I moi e that the senate do now adjournj ine motion was agreed to aim the sen ate adjourned. Ihe clerk of the house with' a message from that bod), and Mr. Pruden. with a communication from the president. Inclos ing a number of nominations Were waiting at the door ready to deliver tlietr respective messages, but did not get an opiwrtunit) to do so. i Ilorne. The speaker laid before the house a communication from Hon. A. II Hewitt announcing that hn had; forwarded to the got ernor of the State of New York his resignation as a representative from the Tenth congressionil district of Jhat state Laid on the table. Mr. Thomas (III ) offered a' resolution which was ulianlinously adoptedi Resolved, That the liouse hvs heard with great sorrow the announcement of the death of Hon. John A Logan, late senator of the Unitetl States trom the State of Illi nois As a further ei idence f the respect felt for the deceased statesman, said Mr. Thom as, I move that the house do now adfourn, lit ing notice that at a later day ( will ask inai me proceeo.ngs ol the Mouse be sus pended In order that bis colleagues and friends nn) bear testimony to hU worth. The motion was ageed to and accordingly at 12 n the house adjourned. Oliln I.reUIntuiY Secoml Sfstsfon. Coi i ur.i s. o . Jan 4. Seva1 1 he emte was called to order by Lieutenant (lovemoi Kenned), and pra) er w as off ered b) Rev. I). W. E. Moore, of tlie Second I'resb) terian church. Senator Zimmermann demanded a call of the senate, and all were found present ex cept Dodd. Lawrence, Richardson and Welch. Senator Mehaffcy announced the death of Senator Schmieder and moved that a com mittee of nine be appointed to attend the funeral. The president appolntedrthe fol lowing as th committee: MessriMehat fcy, Gregg, Groescfnicr, GlazierTigers Slnnett, Cable, Fassett and Xtmniennann. Senator Sullivan moved that a committee of four be appointed to draft appropriate resolutions on the deceased member and re port tlie same ouThursdav next which was agreed to. The president appointed the louowuig- .uessrs. oumvan, t'rlngie, O'Neill and Codding. The Hag was ordered placed at half-staff out of respect to the dead senator, and the senate adjourned. House The house was called to order by the spealter and pra)er was offered b) Rev. X. S. Smith, of Westminster. Ser-geant-at-Anns Allen notified the body of the deaths of the first and second assistants since adjournment and a resolution was adopted to till the vacancies by election at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. Mr. Lampson offered the follow lug joint resolution, which was adopted . That In the death of United States Sena tor John A. Logan, the nation has lojt one of her most able, upright and distinguished statesmen and patriots, whose eminent services as a soldier and statesman hav e bullded for him a monument of grateful and loving remembrance In the hearts of his countrymen and enrolled his name in the galax) of America's greatest benefac tors. Resolved, That we mourn his death and the nation's loss, and tender our s) mpith) to his wife and fatally In their sid bereave ment Resolved. Thatacop) of these resolu tions be sent to the speaker of the House of Representatives, to the president nf the senate and Mrs John A. Logan. Ad journed. BIC BLAZES AT URBANA. George T. sjetbert'n store and Factory Dam aged to the Kxtrut ot 94,000. Special to the OIobe-Ktpubllc Unit i.va, Jan. 5 The cigar store and factor) of Ceorge T. Selbert were nearly destrot ed b) fire this morning, the loss be IneSl.OOO. The store Is in the Odd Fel lows' building adjoining the postofflce, and the tuilding was damaged to the amount of S500, the loss being covered b) insurance The loss on the contents Is onl) partially cot ered b) insurance. The postofhee nar row I) escaped destruction. The mil to I'enilon Mrs. Logan. Wasiiinotosi, D. C, Jan. 5.-2 p. m. Mr. Mitchell, of Penns)ttauia, presented a bill to grant Mrs. (Jeneral Logan a pension of S.2,000 a )ear, and asked for its immedi ate consideration; but under objection by Mr. Cook, it was passed till tomorrow. M'ALLEN CONFESSES. lie Took tlie Money rrom the Stewart Com. nilmlon lloaae and squandered It on "trap." This morning Win Ramsey, of the J D. Stewart Commission Co., went up to the station house, where Ed. McAIIen, the )0ung colored tellow, is confined on suspi cion of being the person vv ho committed the larceny of 542 20 from the coinpan) on New Year's da), and had a talk with the bo). When pressed -by Mr. Ramsey, Mc AIIen confessed to hat ing taken the money, but claims to hate blown in the entire amount shooting crap. To Claude Stew art he af terw ards made substantial!) the sauie confession. Officers Norton and Rlzer were also .present apart of the time. The offi cers decline to give up the place where the crap-shootlng was indulged In, and it is probable au effort will be made to regain a part of the mone). The )oung fellow must hate derived lots of pleasure from the quickness with which he got anaj with the booty. He Is, or will be, taken to jail to await action of the next grand jur). which sets next week, and In due process of law and course of time take his little trip to Co lumbus. VI eek of lrnyer. Wednesday, Jauuir) 5. Prayer for the church That the members ma) bring forth the fruit of. the spirit "Meekness lote. jo), etc," that pastors, teachers and preachers may proclaim the vvonl of God in simplicity, fu luoss and jKivver; that sinners may be converted and Christians grow lu grace, knowledge and power. References: John 17.H-2G. Ephesians 1; 1st Thess., 1; John 15:12-12; Luke, 6:17-30, Ephesians, 4:1-10. III. Club IHnbauded. The Champion City Bicycle club met last night and formally dhitunded as an organization. THE POLICE COURT And Other Municipal Reforms, as Con templated for Springfield and Other Oities of the Same Olass. Full Text or l!ielriMsl Hill to ! Intro- ilnietl I ntu the I.rglfilAturr, u l're- imrtsl by Cllr Solultur s,umiiirrs. Another turn was taken lat iilght In council at the atttmpt to give to bpnngiield some needed reforms In the matter of her municipal otllcers Tho prime effort has been In all these efforts, to dispense with theclt) marshal, an entirely superfluous of ficial, whose chief dut) consists in raking In an enormous pile of fees per annum, to make the ma) ora salaried official and to cre ate a K)lice court with proper officers. Cit) Solicitor Summers has git en a great deal of time and stud) to the subject, sinu the matter was nrst referred to him. To draft a law that is likely to stand the test of constitutional ity proves no eas) matter. Special legislation, he sa) s. isju-t as good as any other, so long as it stands Hut people are beginning to understand tint special legislation Is unconstitutional, and can be easll) upset and so no relief is afforded from that smrce. As he explained his Ideas on the subject tc council a month or so ago. he promised to draft a law that would become applicable to all cities of the second class, uion its adoption at a siecial . .' , f,i T . ,,I""M( ci-ctniii oy c vu. ui iu cues uesiriug to come under the provisions of the law. This h hnds unconstitutional, from the fact that the legislature alone has the power to de- tennlne the application ot a law. .n.uij oi me provisions or tne law as the weighing of coal, which was read the orh'Sis:1 r?,ta?li- cou"d' 'rr 0neprr are applicable. The prov Isions of the nor- I'iolloflhe amendment allows any citi tlon providing for police court police judee Ien' nc" purchaser, policeman, mar- etc.. are those governing the same matter In Cincinnati. Then again, other features are incorporated, which SnrinirheM u.iesiio. want, simpi) io remove objections which other cities that the law effects, might wish retained or incorporated. - - . ..----. it is unuersKKMi mat the Dat ton reore-1 senUtites will prorse a law covering the same ground, and Akron. Voungstown, and possibly other cities are said to hanker after a police court So. there Is but little I doubt that a law can be fashioned and , passed on the subject but Just how much I modlticat on of the draft of an act read last J night Is the questioi The following Is the full text of the bill as proposed by Cit) Solicitor Summers, a copy of which will be forwarded today to Representative Rawlins, to bo at once in troduced in the legislature: AX ACT , To amend action ITtfT of the Revised Statutes of Ohio Section 1. Be it enacted by tlie general assembly of the state of Ohio, two-thirds of the members elected tn each branch con curring, that section 1T0T of the revised statutes of Ohio be so amended as to read as follows : Section 1707. The officers of a city of the second class shall consist of a ma) or, a marshal, except as hereinafter provided, a city solicitor, a city commissioner who shall be sujerintcndent of streets and lilghvva)s, a treasurer, except as provided in section seventeen hundred and eight a police judge, prosecuting attorney of the police court, and a ckrk of that court, all of which officers shall be chosen by Its elec tors and a clerk, who shall be chosen by the council: and the council may, when In Its opinion expedient, abolish, b) ordinance, the OIFICEOF MUtslIVL. but such ordinance shall not affect the term of office of any ; marshal whomay have been I nraljwho accompaule.1 the arm) from electtsl before lUpassage, and may. when in the fall of Sumter until the close of the s opinion expe. lent, create, by ordinance, War-for the negatives of this rare and the office of auditor, civil engineer, sealer wonderful collection, and they are now In of weights and measures fire engineer and possession of the United States government superintendent of markets, and provide for at Washington. These are the onl) cu -, In their election or oppolntniuit and com j existence. They were made during t... re pensatlon. ,,,,, t ' bellion and not copied from draw ings and The police judgeshall hold a court in the are exhibited onl) for G A R. benefits eu, in mni-ll nc is ciecieil, Wllicn COUrt snail De siy iea me ponce court and be a court of record and have a seal, with the name of the state in the center, and the st) le of the court in the margin: and It shall be the dut) of council to furnish such seal. The jurisdiction and jiower of said court and of said Judge and the powers and duties of said police Judge, of said prose cuting attorney aud of said clerk of the po lice court shall be the same as those pre scribed for such court ami otllcers in chapter one of the fifth division of this title, and all tlie provisions of said chapter shall be applicable to the police court and officers thereof, herein provided for, except that the CLFIIk OF TIIE I'OI ICK COl'ItT shall receive for his services in cit) cases a fixed salary to be prescribed by ordinance nf the council, and for state cases such further allowance as the county commis sioners ma) deem proer, but not exceed ing five hundred dollars per yetr, and ex cept that the surplus fees, mentioned in section sixteen hundred and twelve, shall be appropriated by council to the general exKnse tund of the cit). Provided, how ev t r, that no such police JmLje, prosecu ting attorney of the police court or clerk of the police court, shall be elected until the first regular municipal election af ti r the siecial election, herein provided fcr, at which a majority of the electors voting at such special election sha'l vote In favor of a police court. Council shall, when in Its opinion advisa ble, prov Ide for and call, by resolution, a special election, to be held at the usual places of holding elections, not less than tvientv di)s before a regular municipal election at which a ma) or is to be elected, of the time of holding which special elec tion ten days notice shall be given by pub lication in one or more ntwspvpers of gen eral circulation In the corporation ami at which the electors, who favor the election of a police judge, prosecuting attorney of the IHilice court and clerk of that court shall have written or printed on their bal lots the words: "POHCE COl'IIT, Es," and those vv ho oppose the election of such officers, shall have written or printed on their ballots the words: "POLICE COUI1T, NO." Sir 2 That said original section 1707 be and the same is hereb) repealed; pro vided, that all b) -laws, or ordinances and resolutions lawfully passed aud adopted b) the council, before the passage of this act and not Inconsistent with this act and title XII, pa1! first, of the rev Neil statutes, shall remain in force until altered or repealtsl b) the council. Stc 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Follow ing the reading of t ic propped act, theclt) solicitor presented the following resolution, which was adopted w ith a couple of dissenting totes: Resolved, B) the city council of the city of Springfield, Ohio, That the Hon. Geo. C. Rawlins be and he Is hereby requested to Introduce in the legislature the act pre pared b) the city solicitor, to amend section 1707 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, and that our said representative and the senator from this district lie and the) are hereb) re quested to make all proper Horts to secure Its passage at as earlv a date as possible; or such legist ltion as w ill abolish the ottme of marshal and provide for a police JmUe. prosecuting attorney of the police court and clerk of ponce court in this cit). XVhoIsle Hon and SUoe Thief. Chief Walker todi) tiled an affidavit against Preston Temple, charging him with stealing a pair of rubber boot from O'Toole, the east High street shoe man. It will be remembered that Temple is In jail chanred with stealing a pair of shoes each from Kinuane. Wren A Co. and Rouse 4 Parsons to which he pleaded guilt). Bet the mayor is saving him up for the Dayton work house, and stands a good chance of getting from thirty to sixty days there In each ot the thm uses. DIED FROM SURGICAL OPERATION. Official Statement uf tlie Cmine ur Koberl llexi'uti'. lieitli. In the Voltait .Vet, Philadelphia, of Januar) 1, Dr. J. C. Keetes, of Da) ton, in commenting on tl.e deith of lEobert Ben son, w hose recent sudden and sad death N well remembered, stated that death was due to a thrust of an aspirating needle into the llier Is search of a pus civlt). The doctor sa)s: "I took a medium sized aspirating needle and thrust It into the right lobe of the liver, upward and bickward to a depth ot three Inches As the stout nek was turmd ami I looked to see if pus appe-ired, in) attention was at tracted by the heav) breathing of the patient I looked at his face, saw the head drawn to the left, the e)es turned and fixed, a slight convulsive tremor passed over his features, which bore the plainest impress of death. I found his puNe gone; no movement of his heart could be felt. Alter a brief Interval of entire cessation of breathing, he drew one deep inspiration which was the last manifestation of life. I should estimate the whole tune from the puncture of the needle until he was gone at not over one minute and a half." It was chirgetl at the time that death re sulted fro-ii a surgical ois-ntiou, but thi Diytoii pipers denied it at the time This seems to be an official statement of the facts in the case and -ets the matter at rest. Dr. Iteeves aNo stites that it was not thought at the time neeess.tr) to gne an amesthttlc in order to prform the open tion. but now claims that if an anesthetic had bi en given his life might have been spared. ANOTHER COAL ORDINANCE. TUB city solicitor Draft. One II hlrli is K,a.l the t ir.t Tlmr. citj b ,Ilci"r Summers, b) request of committee on cit) improvements ''jjted an amendment to the ordinance regulating shal or deput) marshal, to renuire the cart. or other vehicle, to be driven on to the cit) I ! ir U,.. ,i.,i., ,i. . . -, .. ..v ...- iij uiiuui ,. ,1117 VTJiiCT..- ness of the weight A safeguard is thrown around this provision in these words'of the same section "except that In the .-vent th t..t .,r .i.i,...f ,.i shall prove to be of full weight and the same shall have been caused to be weighed I on such scales hr nir wnnn nth,- h. ,. purchaser thereof or a jioliceman. marshal or deputv marshal of said city, then and In that event the fee for such weighing shall be paid b) such person causing such load or urauKiit to oe so weighed " Section 10, as amended, reads as follows: "Sec- 10. An) person violating or refus ing to comply with any of the provisions of thin ordinance, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined In any sum not less than twenty five dollars nor more than hfty dollars and the costs of prosecution; one-half of the tine recov ered from the person so convicted to be paid, except In cases where the com plaint shall have been made by a policeman, marshal or deputy marshal of this city, to the person who made the complaint upon which the conviction was hail; provided, howeier, that the proi isions of this ordi nance shall not apply to coal bought or sold bv the car load." C. A R. ENTERTAINMENT At mark's Opf r- I lou.r, Monftny and Tum. tiny, January lOaml 11. At Black's opera house, two nights onlv. Monday anil Tnesday, January" 10 and 11, 1SS7, for the benefit of Mitchell post N'o. 45, G. A. R.. .Major Chester's war views from the bombardment of Fort Sumter to the grand reiiew in Washington, at the close of the war Twent)-nte thousand Iinllarsi U.1C (tin, cum iinl.l Iia f..trt,.t (.. These views aro shown llnnn Minn, frnn. 200 to 400 square feet each, under a power ful ox) hydrogen light the huest In the country. Admission 25 cents Seats can be reserved without extrach irgeat C. II Pierce & Co 's commencing Frula). January 7, at 9 a. in The friends of Mitchell post are earnestlv requested to see these t lew s. Tickets for sale at Pierce & Co Xiuffr's Arcade grocery, Samuel Sha'Ier's grocer), west Main street and at Conklin & Co.'s, Chest nut avenue DOSING THE SINNERS. Compton, tlie it ife llenter. Will Ilreak Stone for Fl fly. four Days. Mayor Goodwin came down on J. W. Compton, the chronic wife-beater,drunkard and loafer. In mayor's court ) esterda) af ternoon, in a way that Compton is likely to remember for set eral weeks at least Comptom was amMed the da) before while at his old tricks of trying to make life un endurable to his wife and family, as he has been on a dozen similar cases and the mayor concluded to try some severer medi cine that will restrain his liberty for a time, so he fined him 535 and costs. This will give him fifty-four days on the chain gang. He has only been out of the station house about one week altogether since August He received a hne once before of S30 and costs. Win. McGowan pleaded guilty of stealing the S20 from his cousin, Joseph McGowan as charged, anil was given 525 and 30 day s In jail, as his punishment Harr) Young, drunk, J. J. Buckle), drunk and disorder!) and Christian Schou and Mike Kiel, disorderly, w ere each fined St and costs. Bill Russell, the colored fellow charged with stealing coal from Pimlott'sofllce.was dismissed for want of a prosecuting wit ness. James Honle) was also dismissed for te same reason. CORONOR'S VERDICT In the Kuttruff Cnt Completely Bxhoner atlng theAtteiidlng Physician. Coroner J. M Bennett last evening ren deied his terdict in tlie Kuttruff inquest completely exhonerating the attending phy sician from all blame, and rather guardedly insinuating that some persons around the the house ma) hate been at least partially to blame for "t lolence," the effect of which Is one of the causes to which the deuth is attributed. Iheierdict (which singularly enough makes no mention of the deceased by name) Is as follows. I do find that the deceased came to her death from the effects of violence through pregnancy, and from hemorrhages before and after birth of still-born child. And I further find that no blame attaches to Dr Charles F. Spatilding, nor to any other per son or persons assisting him In birth of child. Knight of Honor I olltltlrs. The regular meeting ot Protection lodge. No. 759, Knights of Honor, was made par ticularly pleasant and significant last even ing from two causes. Grand Dictator Rob ert McGee, of Kent Ohio, was present and took an actlv e part in tie proceedings Past Dictator F K. by man was presented! with an elegant Knights of Honor badge, with silver top aud contused of royal pur pie plush, embroidered with raied letters of silver braid. It was also fringed with silver bullion. The presentation speech was neatly made by Chaplain J. Chat Ogden. After the meeting the entire party adlourned to Renchler's and hail a jolly stag oyster supjier. At Death'a Door. Miss Lizzie Douglas, of east Liberty street is ill with diphtheria, aud very little hope tk entertained oi her recovery. PYTHIAN PRIZES. Drawing of the Prize at the K. or 1. Ita- i.irlji.t Night The Lurky XV lunen. The drawing of prizes given by Division 4t. U. It, K. of P., as a finale to their suc cessful holiday bazar, came off last night at the wigwam. A large crowd was In at tendance, and et ery thing passed off with tlie greatest good-humor. The drawing was conducted with thorough fairness and Impartiality, and was done entirely by out siders, so a, to remove any reason for the suspicion that the K. P.'s favored their friends The numbers were all ulacnl In one tin cylinder and tho names of the prizes In another. One check was drawn from each simultaneously, and the holder of the ticket corresixniding to the number drawn was entitled to the prize indicated by the slip drawn at the same Instant from the other cy Under. Constables Vanderbunr and Mohr and Whit Scott were In charge of u cyiuniers. aim Stanley Young and J A. McCarthy acted as recorders. 1 he drawing began at 7.30 and lasted un til alter midnight The work was tremend ously laborious. Nine hundred ami sv enty-live tickets were called off. and the op erators were hoarse as crows at the end. A great number of lead-enci!s, pack ages of tea. tin tire shin e's. pas-biks plugs of tobacco, jumpiuc a ks and other minor articles were drawn, but the big prizes all panned out fairly and eie won on a square oasis The one ex ei tion to this was thelnrrow. vv hleh some how did not get Into the box. The winners of the larger prizes and the numbers draw ing mem are as follows: 249. Champion steel mower Chas D Spalding ULonE-Ur i-i hi ic office, 60S. Black silk dress pattern Mrs. (, It Martin. (This lady als drew some of the oest or me minor prizes. 2S7. Bookw alter lawn mower Mrs Tom Larkins. 311. Bab) -wagon Tom Mulcahey. 241. Thomas force-pump John Cohan. t98 Double-barreled breach-loading shot gfip iMoll) Kelley. 77. BuckeyTain-drill William Page, fanner south of town. K. of P. clock John Porter. COI. One year's subscription to Cincinnati CnmmcrcUtl Gazette J. A. Maxwell. 793 Extra fine walnut table MrsGeorce Follrath. 262. Rocking-chair Florence Woollv. 793. Set of buggy-wheels Leu Lent) 410. Year's subscription to the Spring- ncm ouim.iy .xticj j. Jt mrdy. 852. 32-caiIbre revolver W. J. Har, wood. 920. lea set of fift)-slx pieces-Zach. Taylor -54. Set of knives and forks Kep- per. 943. Silk hat, "Dunlap" R. C. Rems berg. 3 504. Pair boots Constable A. J. Van- neruurg. 243. Year's subscription to Weekly Globe Repi blic John II. Wilson. 4US. dear's subscrintlon tn llnir viinuc-KEPlBUC II. W. Lindsey. 524. Barrel of Elaine oil Rufus Fish. 210. Lady's hat C. . Hauk. 702. One thousand bricks Mrs, J. L. Leuty. 1044. Tear's subscription to the Time Eil Burnett 200. Gold-headed unbrella L. C. Ev ans. 1111. Silk umbrella D.Williams 754. Silk muffler Captain Wm. Rea. 1095. Cider mill Chief E.L Simpson. 809. Year's subscription to IIVeMu Ga zette Officer Frank- McCIure. 173. Elegant picture Wm. Miles 341. Suit of clothes, Bruce, Hauk i Co. Kepper. 370. rfiw rocking t'd&t TCru- & CoT" a0S5. Carriage block Charles Desor inoux. 1103. Plnshcap T. A. Kress, of Clev e laml. 919. Box of Smith's soap N. Hyser. 75 Boi'ssult, London Clothing Co. Charles Talbert. 521. Com-sheller Wm. Quinn. 1015. Album Don Dew Itt 507. Combination step-ladder Charles Arnold. 1104. Rodgers lawn-mower N. Craine, Winchester, Ind. 477. Ton of coal George Metzger. 220. Eight-day walnut clock John Kearns Of conrsef everybody couldn't win the big prizes and some were remarkably un lucky. 'Squire Stout had nineteen tickets and drew nothing but a bew ildenng quan tity of tea and lead-pencils. Mr. Evans, who won the elegant gold-headed umbrella, is singularly fortunate at all sorts of raffles. Tlie steel mow er very appropriately wei.t to a newspaper office, the. headquarters of Individual poverty. Genial Tom Mulcahey. who won the babywaeon. feels hurt and preserves a strange and crestfallen silence. SLEICRINC UNDHR DIFFICULTIES. Ilrokrn ICuncrrs, Pence 1111 min Cold Walk In the Silent Watches or the Sight. Two very delightful sltdghing parties composed of the young married people of South Springfield and the young boys and girls drove down to South Charles ton last night and spent the eventng very pleasantly at dancing In one of the halls to the music of Woods's orchestra. Upon arriving at their destination the parties alighted at the hotel, where a warm supper was In waiting, which was heartily partaken of by those present after the long ride, and proved an excellent repast N thing happ-ned to mar the pleasure of the jolly crowd until on the homeward trip, about five miles from the ity. One of the baok runners of Hollo way's sleigh, that was used by the married people, broke down and considerable time was consumed In patching up the broken part, which did very well for the remainder of the trip. At a point a mile or two near er home, the runner nn the nthpr uilavna way, and then there was trouble. Two, iaiis nnr luutuiisi ana lasiciieu m me Ool- tom of the sleigh. The-? answered the purpose of runners but were not strong enough for a heavy load, so the ladles were once more assisted Into the sleigh and the gentlemen took up a silent march In the rear, vowing they would never go sleighing again unless a few extra runners were taken along In case of accident BUCKEYE CLUB. Important Meeting or Organlied Repub lican Tomorrow lght. There will be a meeting of great impor tance tomorrow night of the Buckeye club, the newly organized Republican club of this city, and every member ef the club is desired to be present The meeting will be held at the usual place. The club is no x cluslve affair, but all good, reliable repub licans are eligible to membership and made welcome. It Is needless to say the club has come to stay, and stay It will. It Is pro gressing as rapidly as could be anticipated or desired and already has a largo member ship enrolled. This number can be quickly doubled just as soon as a permanent abiding place is found, suitable for so large I an organization. Negotiations are now pending for a proper hall, which It isi tli mi nli f wf II rvmi i ktirwMusfttl I t.l.. .- ' prent month. AMUSEMENTS. Salsbur,' Troubadour at tie Craiitl To- ! morrow lclit. The great fun-makers, Salsbur) 's Trou-, badours will present "The Brook" at the Grand opera house Thursda) evening, Jan. 6, and the la) ma) be described as fol lows. A theatrical part) of ladies and gen tleman go Into the woods for a picnic They amuse themselves In ever) conceivable way sing, dance, recite, utter the wildest of jokes with each other, and in short, make the majority of tlie peop'e present feel as If they wanted to be on the stage thein selv es and participate In what is ev identiy the most natural of enjo) menu Tlie per formance throughout Is one that keeps the audience good natured. aud there U every reason to predict full houses during the en gagement of tlie company. PRICE TWO OEIS! BARGAINS I BARGAINS IN DRESS GOODS! BARGAINS IN P LI AllalC-eat Ueducil'n Former Prlcts. i m MURPHY&BRO. IS AND 50 LI3IEST0XE ST. FYOUWj&NT A Good Travelings A Good OLO Yt '-aaiei A Good?"1 nj. yxa S faoUU, ouortrr, ana rtpldr pn, vend Ir&l&a Jwltl A Gfcdb (or ;nH Ah r WTO. th nf onr ot- h unities. . nbJKi. ",Br " W IHOM sHuaUos 'iTT(XV 7 Good - SINE riCture irk to V. A Good A Good A Good Looking Glas; - - Bird Cage, A Good Dinner Basket, A Good - Wash Basket, A Good Baby Carriage, A Good Boys' Express Wagon, A Good -A Good - - Doll Cab, 7 ' Boys' Tricycle. MM- w 0 LOIS i Jo.sjT $.-- -3- A Good -A Good Clock, Album, A Good - line of Silverware, A Good - line of Cutlery, A Good - Toy of Any KinJ : In fact, most anything can be found at the 99 STORE 8 WEST MAIN ST. L. F. Olds & Bro. IPLE SUP- Guaranteed Strlctlriwin a- iwlth fdntt. Penna. BllCkwheat FIOlIl "-VT. " llharffvfls and Fresh. N" Teas-OuT Young H)os, Gnu Pon, der, Oolong and Japan Teas cannot bo" excelled by any In the city. Try a pound of onr fresh mixed Cf fee, a mixture of Maiacilbo, Jara and Rio. Fine Olives and OUre 011; Pioneer Brand Oyster a Specialty ; FresnFlslt, Poultry, Game, etc S. J. STRALEY & CO. 18 EAST UIOU STREET. fre Delivery. Telephone 43. OLD RELIABLE BOOK BINDERS J. D. SMITH CO. GLOHIC HUIUDCsTGJ, Uorner WMt HiRh Unii Wain n I Vllej. PITERS, BINDERS ano srATioivjsas. Blank Bjok Work ami Legal BIj k a SneeUltT. DR. A. A. Bl Would respectfully announce thai he has resum 1 the practice of Dentistry tn this city. Oi&ceandBesldeace: Uill'i No. I85 South Limestone St, CENTS. H 1 P5-. X !