' .- ' -
- -. ' -r " "f . ' - "
Knjoss ilit largest nthertisiii
patronage of nns nen.s:i-
per in Central Oliln
PRICE TWO CENTS.
"II pa us Id dtcrlltte in the Mlt
juili lc better than any paper in the
cllr. We know It doe."
srtKKEY SCOW HEX.
VOL. XXXIII NO. 121.
SPRINGFIELD, O., MONDAY KVKXINCJ. M.Y2.'i', 1887.
fSssssssassryr1 wiiii IJilpB'8'-? v w--gfc?r-'- -
Mil ' Allol
silent i o-irniiT till alrllllU
J weather liKMlralus.toliim.il
hi filling tenivrtur
SrRINGFIELD, O., )
May 23. 1SS7. J
On Tuesday morning, May
Will make a reduction of
331.; per cent. one-third, on
a line of men's, youths' and
boys' clothing, giving the
greatest and best bargains
ever offered in Central Ohio.
Don't say "chestnut" until
you read. It is not the prom
ise of a peddler or tramp
bankrupt trader, but the con
tract of the Leading Clothing
House of the United States,
responsible financially for
every promise, and whose rep
utation is worth more than the
few dollars that the false
promises ol reduction in price
might bring in.
The When means business.
Remember we are not offering
odds and ends, but a large
fresh stock, manufactured
especially for our trade. Hut
let the ficures speak to you.
thnWhpn tritnrnnteeW evervS'ctim is reported to be 111 a precarious
Don't fail to see these
goods: the cloth alone in many
garments is worth more than
we ask for them made up.
Examination will prove to you
that the When alone can offer
Little Shops, however blat
antly advertised, can not
offer such bargains and live up
to the promise.
The When carries a larger
stock than all other stores in
the same line in Springfield.
Remember the place, 25
and 27 West Main St., Spring
Holmes & Coutts.
Sea Foam Wafer,
Cereal ine Wafers,
Jlome-Made (Singer Wafers,
Ice Cream Wafers,
Oaten Flake Wafers,
and (Sraham Wafers.
tlte abort fresh
sale at tlte
M J. M- NIUFFER.
B r 3H W. Vlllnon St.
lK v sietwe en Market and Center, Sprlnirfleld, O.
CELTIC AND BR1TTASIC.
All About the Collision Between These.
Steamers Three Hundred Miles Ont
From New York.
I.nt'if Ihi- tlmiiitle,! rnrnrn-Kntaii
Teltile l-rtorle t limnl 4.1 fRI
llnligerln Nurttierii Mirhiit"
hiiiI l-ori-st t-lrt.
IWtlie tsoclatet' Press
tn Hook, .1.. May 2 1. -'I lie (VI
tie crossed the lur this morning on her way
to New ork.
iu tmtk. Mat j:t 'I he ofheers of the
Britannic ami Celtic ate tery reticent
Captain IVrrj ha-., linnet er. lieen induced
to sa) that the Celtic was to Maine. In that
-he lnl not run full sliced, for that would
hate helped the Britannic to clear, or at
leist lessentsl the blow There seems to
hate lieen no alteration made in the speed
of the tessel. Captain In in, of the
Celtic, sa) s. "Ktra lookouts were sta
tioned andeterj precaution taken to pretent
a collision. It was a little after r o'clock,
I think, when I heard the whittle of anoth
er steamer, off our starlxuird butt It
seemed at such a distance I did not think
there w a- an ) danger of meeting us. A
few minute later the same whistle suunded
again, tint time much nearer. 1 rang the
bell to stop the engines and then the Brit
aninc lKiiueI up on our startHianl. appar-
entlv trtinc to cross our bow. 1 ordered
our engines stopped, but it was too late ami
our lnomentum carrieil us into the Ilritan
nic's iK)rt side."
The oflicial list if injured is as follows
Klizalietli Wamew right, Kast Hampton.
SI iss Slirt Cnrtlii. Soiitliimrt. Kngland.
Nith slightl) Injuretl Hat id KicktLs, Chi
cago, head injured: SI. Donaghue. aildn'ss
unknown, thigh broken: Mark Allen, ad
dress not given, hand smashed: Win. I-a-Uir.
t.tiieensriHint), Ireland, thigh dislo-
ated I'atrick Hurke, Cork. Ireland, foot
and ritis iniiired: (. A. ltobinson. brother
of Jane llobiuum, in the list of killed. )
rtiiupouml fracture of the arm; John Hurk
was in the compartment which was flooded
tt 1th water and receit eil a bad sluiek. He
is a consumptive and is in a bad way. His
address n.it giten.
I eeutes luminary Ventenee
CiiifAt.tt.Sla 'it. A Tunc special from
Little Kock Ark.. sa)s: Andrew Springer,
of Illmon was hnched last night at I'ow-
liatan. his crime being an outrage com
mitted on Sirs. Slontgomery souieda) s ago.
The circumstances attending the outrage
were iieculiarl) brutal and the prediction
that Judge LrjcJj would settle the case
weie freely made. A band of men number
ing thlrt) or forty surrounded the jail, took
the keys iroin the jailer, burst into
Springer's cell and dragged him out with a
rope around his neck. He made a dese
rate tight for Me and it required two or
three men to hold bin. He asked the mob
to shoot him. but the request was refused,
lie wa dragged a short distance from the
jail and hanged to a tree, fiH bod) after-
1 ward being
rulillett with millets. ins
runst Fire Itnclng in lrnujliAnla.
I'ln-siu i:., l'a.. Slay 2T. A special
from Altooiia. l'a., sa)- "A telegram was
receited In this city this evening from
Honesdale. Clearheld count), stating that
forest tires w ere raging all around them,
and that town was m Imminent danger of
lestruetioii. They asked that assistance
lie sent ijuick, which was done boUi from
this city mid neighboring towns."
I'lrr-nuno, l'a.. SIa -23. A CClar.on
tPa.) ieiialsays huiest tires are raging
in several spots within a few miles of this
town, and cusderable damage is being
done to ta'uable timber, principally pine.
(In the Kuleorson tract at SI111 Creek, eight
miles from here, Uie greatest damage is be
ing done, and it is stated that seteral thou
tainl dollars' worth of lumber has alreadt
lvii burned. Near the railroad trestle.
oiil) a mile and a half from Clarion, a
tract is in names causeit u) sparks irnm a
loeomotite. Stroug efforts are being made
to pret ent the spread of the nre.
Tim Nntloual Drill nt ashliiglon.
WtsuiM.Tot. Slay 23. Cp to last
evening the onl) Ohio troops credited with
arrival at Camp Washington were Stelanr
thon fiuards. company C of the Second
Ohio regiment. Others are expected tonight
and tomorrow. The scene at Camp t asii
ington was one full of life. The immense
lot around Washington monument is half
entered with arm) tcntR, and one-fourth
full of troop. It was almost crowded with
tisitors from the citt and abroad. The I
outlook is good for a splendid exhibition,
but discouraging for a large attendance.
The weather is clear and balm).
l-ireftt l-trea mt liroutl.
Di Ti.oir. Sla) JX Specialsto the r n-
Ihij founiol from the upper peninsula re-
imrt forest hres still raging. From all parts
of the jieninsula come reports of continued
drouth, ami the tlanger to man) towns is as
evident as at an) previous time. Ilarga
narrowly escajied the fate of Lake Linden.
Yesterday, at last rcMrt, Ironwood was
threatened, but the wires are down, anil no
news has been receited since last night
I'nless heatt rains come soon, much great
er damage is feared near N'egaunee.
It Italian l-ai tiirttsit Iteil Out.
linmt. Sla) 2.V. The Westphalian
Manufacturing company will close its works
in Ilussla. owing to Uie heat) duties im
1imi1 b) the new tariff on the material
used by the compan). Seteral failures of
mis in the textile tratte areannoniiceu.
(tune nt I noil Hmitlay ImmmI
Ihe newly-organized "Toiich-I'p" Ium
tiass club, of this cit), went down to Knon
and defeateil the club of that inetroplls bv
a score of 1 1 to T. Swojie and Sletcalf oc
cupied the points for the Spnugtield club.
The score b) innings is as follow s :
1 i t 4 r o -
2 1 4 0 1 J 2 I)
0 0 J 1 0 II 1 tl
'1 he Knons wili pla) a return game In
this nt) in a few da)s. Announceme.it
will be made in due tune. The Knons
claim ii be the strongest amateur team in
The next base ball etentwillb the game
on next Frida) afternoon bettvn the
"Touch-ups" and the Velson team. The
Touch-ups" will be strengthened by the
addition of I'atsy Shay. Henry Voll and
llentlev. of the Day tons. A strong effort
is on toot to s,-cnre the Fair grounds for a
jiark this season. ith a good team here,
splendid games could lie had all season
with all the Ohio League clubs.
It ail ll'i) 11 l.'k'isl.
Yesterday afternoon Ofllcer .Mast caii
tureil Hill) llnrgins in the west end. Hig
gms is Hi )ears old and some time ago was
sent to the reform school at Lancaster, lie
succeeded in making his esiajie and re
turned home. He was sent baikand was
nall) released on his good behavior.
Agila committing some act of meanness he
was returned to the farm. Last week for
tlw ivmJ tide l;e escaped and returned
home, bt.t as lulled jesterday. Officer
Mast toot hiiu bvk to J,at,C4Jr today.
SHORT OF WATER.
t lr, nlnr I r.on Hie lliitir tt mki Tm
tees iif llilMirl tun to I, en f'ltlren
Nome Tllill l-tlilioil
1 he follow me circular t.t. isMied thi .if
trrnoon hj the tt ter ttorki triitei".
To IIik I'uMlr.
Ihe condition of the tt.uerupplt com
pels the trustees to urge a rigid ccoiioiu
wllli the tit) ttattr.
I llless tills request Is strictlj tolllilled
Willi 1 1) each fauul) and public place, the
trustees will hate to resort to an aitual pro
hibition of Its use altogether, except at such
tin tt1 as a sulhcieut supplt is on hand to
keep nil the pipes full: foreterj tune the
pipes become enipt i on the high ground ami
air is admitted, there 4 imminent danger of
the pipes bursting somewhere when the
are again tilled with water, ami siu h a re
sult might deprite the tit) of water for
1 he neresMtt, therefore, fur a reduction
of the list', at Icist one h ilf, is mint ratite
for jour protection and safet), and we lie
Iietejou will all cheerfull) colupl) witli
this mpiest until tter.ni serte jou better.
We hate an abundant supplt of the pur
est and tiest water on our own grounds,
whitli tte tan nut to jour service within
tvventt-four hours after a jnodltication of
the pendlmr restraining order, which pre
tents us f roni placing our supplt piie under
Warder .V II irnetfs head race, but at pres
ent we hate gone as far as wo tonld go to
wards furnishing ion with a full supplt of
'I he fault of the shortage is not now with
We hate the water in our resertoir, and
are read) and anxious to gite it to )ou for
Use, but our hands are tied, ami the water
is running to waste.
The trustees desire to sat further, that
the statement published a few da) s ago in
iP,aIf of Warder A. Harnett and 1. 1". Mast
A tti. Is misleading and deceptlte.
I he plan the) proinise for tire protection
cannot be carried out at alt without serious
injury to the whole works, and even if the
trustees were willing to sacrifice the health
of our people tortlie sakeof tire protection.
it stiilcannot Utcarried otitforaii) praitical
purKise in an) onlinar) tire.
If we should accept the projiositloii of
Warder A Ilirnett ami 1". I. .Mast A Co.
ami turn the dirt) water of the head race,
untiltered, into our wells, galleries and
pilK"s. the) would become so polluted as to
tie utterly unfit for months to come, to fur
nish drinking water.
More than this, such a reined) would onl)
lie mvesNAty when the water in the stand
pio was si low as not to gite a tire pres
sure, and if in this situation a lire should
occur, it would take several hours to get the
tire pressure In the stand nine, after we
houhl run the water from the rate into the
wells. In these hours scores of houses
would tie in ruins.
Or If instead of pumping thewaterdirect
into the stand nhie for rue protection, we
should, after running it in from the rate,
attempt to shut oil the stand piie ami pump
direct for tire pressure, an hour or more
would lie remitted III making the necessary
change before we would get any water tor
lire purpoces. During that time much de
struction vtould be the result. And when
alt this should be tlone,after an hour's dela)
or more, there would still Ik' a greater dan
ger of the bursting of the pipes and losing
all the water supply, because our engines
are not adapted to that kind of pumping.
Hence, the relief offered bt Slessrs.
Warder A Harnett and I I. Slast A. Co.
is no relief at all, unless tte should hate a
fire lasting through many hours,and then, it
would onl) 1h used b) despoiling our wells
ami p!Ks, tendering them unlit for furnish
ing witter for domestic purjost-..
'lhe trustees regret the situation: hate
done all in their power to remedy it, and In
a wa to them that seemed would not injure
any one. but if the result should show any
Injur), the) hatealwa)S stood pledged to
Thet hate not attempted to takv .1115
bod)s water but their own, but If It should
happen that a few rain tlro)is should fall
into our restrvoir which ought to bate
fallen into Buck Cieek, we arealwa)s will
ing to bad them out, and turn them titer to
the t reek.
E. C. (inn, )
.1. II. Tntiti ts. ' Trustees.
C. N'ttlKU )
FROM THE COURTS.
Tin- Cnrroll (" Draggitig Wrftril) 1iiiik
Derision, Till Murnln.
The.lessie I). Carroll emliezzlemeut cae
is dragging along on its second hearing and
going eten more slowly than the Iirst time.
There is a diminished attendance, and thus
far diminished interest. Kite witnesses
were examined this morning, and went over
the same ground entered bt thein on their I
Iirst hearing. rMuard SIcCiree audi
deorge W. Derrickson, employes of'
Driscols liter) stable, again testified
to Jones hating hired a hoise and bugg)
on the night of Slarch 10, lssfi. )r. Casper
testititsl to Ins acquaintance with tlie defen
dant and Hcurt oung. who was their
jiorter at the Lagonda house, to a few
general facts. Wm. Slusse), night tirter
at the Arcade, was the last witness this
forenoon, anil told lion Jones had lured
him to get a trunk out of the L. SI. depot,
hovt the trunk had been brought to Jones's
room, how he had met Jones and a veiled
lad) descending the stairs and saw tin"
lath get on the train for Cincinnati: how
also he hail piirclixsinl a ticket to Cincin
nati for Jones wlui had givep linn the
The follow lug caes were acted upon in
court of common pleas this t Monday)
morning. Judge Charles It. White on the
Jacob llaker ts. James Wallingsford. De
fendants required to answer ill twent) da)s
and notice tti be given tlefendants of tln
Anthony Kirkhaui. guardian, ts Jos. I'.
Miller. Leate to Heury Hiukle to answer
by Slonda) net.
James i',. Clavton and James 11. Clayton
ts. James Dounell. Leate to defendant to
plead within ten days.
John II. Hartman ts. Jacob J. Hartnuu.
Order of partition issued; commissioner",
(eorge llanisoy, I'eter Snyder ts Joseph
Weimer A Co. ts. John Waddle. Judg
ment ordered revited in the sum of Sl'.'T.t
II...... I II...,. ., VH, I II.,., ... -I
""j -.. " - """'" 7""
Heard on testimony. Ordered tha .the
u.ore'age beiaiuclled and plaintill, as tnis
tee i diret ttsl to sell Wootlbury mill pro)
tit). and to account to W. Il.Starrttt.
guardian, for one-halt the proceeds and to
rt tain the remaining half thereof.
Wm. Troxell is. .Mar) If. Curt'ce et al.
Judgment b) default in St.ifi M, with In
terest at t per cent.
Chas. SI. Iiennett is. Jacob SI. Ohnger.
I"ave to answer in lu da)s.
John Kirk is. F.IIen Mclaughlin. De
murrer to tielition overruleiL
Tailor is. SlcClintock. Jleinurrer of
Chas. Stewart, administrator, sustained
witli leate to answer in 10 da)s.
Simpson is. Mewart. Motion for new
trial overruled, and Judgment on the ter
dict. FELL OUT OF A WINDOW.
MorrlHCahill several) lujurotl nt I.ltguiolii
.Morris Cahill met with an accident cm
Saturda) night that willcontine him to his
lioiise for a couple of wetks. He was in
tlie second stor) of Leible's building on Lv
gnlida aienue about ') oVIork in theeieu-
lug, and is he was leaning out of one of
the windows he slipjKsl and fell outward
tn the ground. When Iip wa picked up
Ins friends feared that he was fatally in
jured. Dr. Iteadu was hastily summoned,
and aftel lie h id examined the tilling man
he proiiotim ed his injuries not dangerous
Cahill had sustained a frartiite of the right
ankle, hut the fracture was not a bait one.
Tli Orphvu Coiifinrt.
Don't forget the Orpheus concert at Tem
perance hall tonight the last of the sea
son. A splendid musical programme will
"THE SIEGE OF TROY."
The Messrs. Rubsaiu of This City Engaseil
In a Great Spectacuhr Amuse
The r llit of the "lin IH if The t.irn
sinl it Cant .t- lt"M rtiiMi of the
I our si en, ml Their IIMim Ii ill
Messrs Dvuel II Hiilisim and Jacob It.
Kultsam of this cit). are engagisl. vtith
(eorge W. Okey and Joseph Krb, of Co
lumbus, in a 1 irge amusement enterprise,
the details of winch cannot fail to tie of
much inteiiM in spruigtield On Jul) '.
they will open at Columbus with i sjiee
tarular demonstration, on the stile of the
celt brated "Fall of H ibt Ion"' which is to
Ik' known as the ".Mege of Troy." and ill
iistrates in a siuiessiou of gritat
s enic pieces tlie incidents of limner's great
epic poem. The enterprise is a mimiiioth
one Four great s enes will tie iisisl in its
prcViit'ition, and they will hate a frontage
of two luiudred and lift) feet, and it will lie
thirty lite feet high. Oier
Mil I. I HOI s l Ml t vim. nt t tt is
will In- used Almut three hundred and
hftt men ami women will lie employed to
present the siiectat le. The) are now lieing
engaged and trained in New ork City.
The treat si enes will be shifted ti) ins
chinery. whiih is the secret of therouipiny,
and which will mote with sm h ripidil) as
to make the illusion as real as an) thing un
real ian be. The sietacle will be exhlbit
etl at night b) electric ligtit. The scheme
origin iteil in the brain of Sir. Oke), who is
a prominent lawter, to whom it oc
curred after seeing the Habtloti spec
tacle at Cincinnati. Christian Jan
sen, the telebrated artist of
Columbus, Ohio, his been engiged to paint
the great -cues and is now at work on
them, trom tittle card-boird models, whiih
he worked out witli the co-ojterauon of Sir.
As stated, the story which it is proposed
to illustrate by the tanv Asses is that of the
MMll tIK TI.Ol
anil its capture by the dreeks through the
stratagem of the wooden horse. The Iirst
scene represents the awarding of the prize
of beaut) to Venus by Ihe youth I'aris.
Fans was a son ot Mug main, tils
mother hating dreamed that she would give
birth to a firebrand. King l'naiu sought out
an interpretation, which was to the effect
that the boy thus born would prove the de
struction of Troy. Alarmed at this, the
king had the baby carrieil to .Mount Gar
gartis, wheie he was left to die. He was
toiind ami cared for by a shepherd ami
grew up a graceful athlete. Liter
on. a mutest of lieauty was
a feature of a bamiuet ot.
gods and goddesses on Slount Oltmpus. '
Juno. Slinerva and Venus were the con
testants and the detision wis left by
Jupiter to lari. Venus was awarded tlie
prize, ami in her gratitude to I'aris pro
mised III in the most beautiful woman in the
world for a wife. It is at tit's point, as be
fore stated, that the great scenic representa-i
Hon begins. 'Hie scenery w ill bo painted to;
represent the rustic banqueting space on
Slount Olympus and before this men and
women assuming the characters of the tari
oils gods and goddesses will present in
pantomime the incideutln whii h the Trojan
war had birth. Subsequent'), I'aris it a
acknow 'eJged by l'riatn to be his son, andJ
was taken home to enjoy tlie luxuries Of
his priuct !y station. Then he remembered
the promise of Venus to gite him tlie most
lieantiful wtuniii to wife. Hating heard of
tlie beauty of Helen, wife of Slenelaus, of
bparta, he set out for Greece and succeeded
In aNlucting Helen.
Till sMTOMl sf-l m
gites a tiew of the Slediterraueati and the
islands In. tween the Grecian and Asiatic
coasts. The galley lie.uiug I'aris ami Ins
companions and the lieantiful Helen Is
seen gliding titer the pilntett sea. lins
stene has been painted by Sir. Jensen in
small form to show something of its beaut),
ami Is reall) an excellent piece of work.
If the large cant as equals it, it will be of
itself something worth seeing.
The abduction of Helen was followed b)
a call to arms in Greece. Slenehus se
cured, through the carrying out of an old
agreement, the assistance of all the former
tuitors for Helen's hind. A large army of
Greeks proceeded toTro) and laid siege to
A sMItTIM, of -riM
giies an exterior tiew of the city, its gates
and turreted walls with the tops of the.
buildings U' j ond. Outside the walls will
be the Greek host represented by men
armed and equipped as tt as then the cus
tom. Horses and war chariots will lie
there, participating in tlie battle. The per
sonal encounters related by Homer, the sal
lies from the city, the repulses and t ictor
ieswill all be reproduced with tividness
and historic accuracy. The withdrawal of
the Greeks after the nine years fruitless
siege, and the construction of the hollow
wihiden horse will also beshown. It will
tie remembered that the witlidnwal of the
(.reeks was only a nisi' and tint the horse
was so constnu ted as to hold hidden in
side three hundred warriors. The horse
was ui-iile lirge so that n breach In the wall
would be iieee-ar) to iermlt its being
dragged into the c.t). The Greeks counted
on the curlosit) of the Trojans to accom
plish this. They w ere right.
Tilt FOt UTII sCEM
shows the interior of the city with the break
ji!e waj -ji,,
great horse is inside,
landing at the left of the king's palace
The palace is a handsome structure, with a
broatl terrace in front, fort) b) fifty leet in
size and raised live feet aln n e the ground.
Here the Trojans will lie represented re
jolting oter their supposed tiotory. There
will be dancing and athletic games all by
persons costumed with historic accuracy
and skilled In their i arious feats of grace
or endurance as tlie case may be. Night
succeeds, the Trojans retire to rest, the
hidden Greeks creep from their hiding
place and ojien the gates to the lr returned
comrades. Hushing In, the latter sack and
burn the city. The performance closes
with the conflagration and Hie falling walls.
I 'I'liu luinart ii III tiu .ii orrniiifuil ,u fit rini.
imm.ra, ...I. s,, a,,..,,,.,.. , ... ,...,-
.lute a most realistic effect.
Tl,e .M,-,srs, Itubsam are lip
dad) i isits to Columbus to note Hie progress
of the work, and are tilled with enthusiasm
at the enterprise. The cam as wall In
which the spectacle will tie giten will lie
Ii00.i00 ill size.
Spnngtield w ill lie one of the cities t isitcd
ll) the "Siege of Troj."
Sii-llisl)ell I aife(iour to tl muter to At
tend the Lutheran Home .iul l-urein
I Hlfsiiiliarr Meeting.
-i ..n... ,.r s;.,n....f.ut.t I..I..W i,.r ,i.i
. IldllJ Wl .Jfl llll.n.l 14U1IO ICI1 11119
morning for Wooster, Ohio, to attend the
fifth national com ent'on ol the Womans
Home ami Foreign Missionary society of
the General S) nod of the Lutheran church
in America. There will be about Suo dele
present. The first seson will be held this
evening and the convention will be in ses
sion three tlats. .Mrs. Professor I'nnce.
ami Sirs. Professor llreckenrldge are tlie
Springfield representatitestui the eeutite
coimiiittee. Sirs. Kissell is the delegate
from tlie First church, this city, and
Sirs. I)r Gotwald from the Second church
Tint following named ladles on their wa)
to the cunt eiition passed Suiida) in this
cit): Sirs. Worfil, of Osborn: Mrs Quest
and Ft liner, of Louisville. Mrs. leluier
and Misses Fiiiina L. and Martha Parry, of
Cincinnati .Mrs Hifsoii ipiil .Mrs. I(isvis
ot I (1) toll.
The reletterlng of the equipment of tha
i onsolldated I. B. A W., C, S. A C. and O.
8. railroads will bo commenced in a few
days and pushed rapidly to completion.
Tlie consolidation la about completed now,
except the ofhcial announcement.
THE COUNTY PRIMARIES.
IlKtls seleileil ol the Tollslll ITI
lil H-., s itnril It Thet lt Kilt mesTo
Mglil On satiirdai afti moon thtirepuhllnti'nf
the tarious townships of tlie county held
primaries to selis t delegates to the republi
can county i ontcntion, Wednesday eten
ing of this week. In all instances, the
priiuariis were enthusiastically and well
.'tieinled lhe following is a list of the
del in es sele ted so far as they hate been
seiured by the candidates as reported to
the ccret.ir) of the Centnl Committee,
Mr .1 (' Holloway
ti miso"s low ssiur.
South Charleston pret int t K. It St. fol
ium, Dirwin i'eirce, J (' Datison. M.
Chene), (, U Harrison. W. J Kaiuse). II.
1' llattmiu. Isiac Liudaker. W. II.LyUe,
AI Caldwell, Wm. White. . G. l'ratt.
sI'lUM.t III llTOWNsllll'.
Gisirge II Keitl lUrrison Jacobs. Henry
Stlckney. A. Ilolcoiub. It. D. Klaus, Dan
Young. II. G Hainliii. Dvtid Crablll, Sam
uel Hays. Adam Leuliart. Jos. Foster, Ira
I'aii-e. an Itird. Wm. II. Craig, J. .
vioolil HI I n Tow siur.
James It Wilson. Allien lieliitlel. Lewis
Yake. Leon ml Karg. Frank llildvtiu. ,1. S.
Wilson. Uoliert K. Hunt. AiHm Stoner,
Harry anMeter. Mmon fo
ti tn nit 1 1: low Nsiili'.
Jaiob Ksterlme. K. S. Heard. Fli ltranr
nor. J. J. rtlmr. John Kline, mbrose
.Miller. J. W. IHnes, Duilel Hiker. Lee
m:n t tow sim-.
T F Stewirt. K It. Garlough. J. II.
Garlough, M. K. Hattiehl, SI. Sliaughnessy,
K. J. Kitt ht n. William lirand Todd. .s. T.
I.use. J. 11. sjtratton. George Kltler, I J. T.
Delegates 1'. SI. Hawke. 11 K. Mliinleti.
John Spent t'..s. M. llaker, S. StatTortl.
Charles ltruck, J. I! StatTortl.
Fll (lowers. Alternates A .1. Fiinderburg,
David Minuich, Marcellus .s.ieiice. Klmer
1U). V llatlierl). Dyke Deitou, Knnk
Smith, dreen Tliomas.
ri i ssint rowvsiiir.
,lasier Hotkin. C. II Huny an. Junes
Yeaell. l'.dvurtl inn. T. D Ilerch. Jesse
Tarliutton, John Hanes. D T. Gorilon.
Amos Sigler. s tniiiel Vest. Joseph 1'ier
son. Jacob Giove, John Waltuian, J SI.
til IHI IN TlltlNslll".
Only Trrmnnt prtvimt has rc-iorted.willi
two delfgltes Joseph II. Collins and Da
William llennett. A. A. Mewart. Jere
miah t.i7ell. John Wilson, (,eorge J.
Tippie. Charles Mitch. SI. Gotidfellow,
John Nicholson, J. S. Klce. John Goodfel
low. John OsUini. Stephen Kirkhaui,
Tliomas Shaughness) anil J. A. Wldde
comb. ne nil I township.
DounelNiille Precinct . 15. Trumlio,
Jas. Allen. Cassius Minnich, C S. Lelfel,
A. Ii. Crane, I'eter Hanes.
Other preciniU not )et reporttsl.
Sir. J. C. Holloway, secretary of the re
publican central committee, desires the ofti-
cers of the various wan! primaries to leate
with him, at his otlue fonly'if,
the certihcates of the election of delegates
and alternates. He will remain at his of
fice until midnight.
111! 111! ellltlllllls TONll.llT.
""rhe city primaries will lie held tonight
ami etcry republican ought to turn ouLThe
real work Is right in the primaries, and the
rank and tile of the pariv ought
to know this. Irf-t there be a
large attendance at every meeting. The
call published elsewhere gives the meeting
plate for ever) vvartl caucus, except the
Fifth ward pnmiry meeting will be held
in Sience building, corner Main and Yel
low Spring streets. Moi.day evening. SI it"
2 i. 7 .0 to '. p in.
The republicans of the Ninth wanl will
meet at the ofhee of tlie St. John Sewing
Machine compan). corner of Slain and Cen
ter streets, on Slonda) evening. Slay 'i",
at T ::0 o'clock, for the purpose of electing
delegates to the count) tontentioii.
Tlie republican tottrsof the Fourth wrd
will meet at -Miller's building, on Champion
aienue. Monday etentng. Slay 3S. from
T--!0 to V, to elect delegates to the count)
contention, which will he held Wednesday,
Sla) 'i.i. at lu-to a. in., at the wigwam, cor
ner Slam and Center struts. II) order of
A CHILD SOMNAMBULIST
t aiiKltt h) Ciitiitm lor Meliler in ttie Art of
luinitni; frum MisTrnln.
When the enia train judleil out of the
depot at Hichmond last night, says the
Xema lltizitlc. Sirs. Johnson and her four
children, of Little Km k. Ark., sat in tlie
sleeper ell route to Pittsburg. Close to
Dittou. Condintor Charley Sleider, of th s
citt, in passing through the train, met Mrs.
Johnson's little daughter Mamie, aged
almut nine years. Tin child had stepped
onto the platform of the ladies' coach,
three car lengths from tvhure her mother
was In the shvjier, and the conductor was
horrified to see the child about tospring out
into the darkness. Hy a quick nunement
t.e caught her arm and brought her back
into the coach.
''What do you want out here"" aked the
"I am thirsty ami want a drink
water," replied the child.
The conductor Linked sharply at
child and to his great surprise found
fast asleep, in which condition she
safe!) passed from one car to another.
though the train tt.r- running at the speed
of nearly lift) miles an hour. He led tlie
child baik to the sleeper, where she
awakened with a start and bein to scream
for her mother.
Sirs. Johnson had not missed tlie child,
and when the cnudm tor related what had
occurred she almost fainted. Had the con-
due tor not met the little somnambulist the
child would hive juuiieit from the train.
and It vtould have been hours before the
remains i ould have restored to the mother.
LEFT IN THE LURCH.
Cow hot Itliliel tleti
certs Here, Hint
Nothing; tor IIU Con.
is Wroth tn t'Hnir.
qui III e.
The engagement of the cowboy pianist,
A. O. Ilabel (pronounced I!ah-liell), at
Iliac k's, 'Iliursclay, Friday and Saturday
evenings, with Saturda) matinee, kicked
up a good deal of fuss oi) the quiet that the
public knows little or nothing about Ilabel
it as brought here b) Joe K. Hulbert, fornier
1) of Slcl uglihii's furniture store, who
contracted to pay him $100 for tlie four
performances -a itry moderate sum, good
nesskuows. Ilabel and his company gaiethe
concerts, to the entire sa isfactum of the
tery sn all audiences present. When set
tling time name. Hulbert, who had lost
money, of course, on the engagement,
couldn't or wouldn't pay Haliel a cent ho
probahl) did not have it, reall) and
Ilabel re ail his c harai ter in ptelty stiff
ti nils to the audience Situnl t) lilghL
Slinager Waldiu tn kindly tohiutetrtsl to
advanccil Ilatiel eiioiigh uioiie) to pay his
hotel lull and to take him and his company
to Toledo, tkeir net stand. Tins haiiil
some otter mollilusl II ihe), but lie did not
take .iiivnniagr in It. ilabel ami his coin
zapaiiy left y
I klltiAII, get
estrrila) without, so far a
getting a tent foi their four Coo
certs here. Hulbert probably Intended and
intends to do Hie square thing, but hadn't
any monoy to start on and expected that
Babel would draw a big bouse, which he
The best chipped drlcikbeef In the city
at the Arcade grocery.
The Women's Foreign Missionary Society
of The Central Oiiurch Holds Its
rtutsrs,ritl ttork l. Hie Hy Till S.iiirtl
IIUMMfC the leir ltri.irt ol Ilia
Srrrt-lnry fr xrellent rHtr mi
Sunday was mission try day at Central
SI. K. church. In the morning, the nastor,
I'd. Dr. Wm. Hiuiyan. preachtd an able
missionary sermon, the subject being "The
World for Jesus " The etching was giien
up to the Women's Foreign Missionary so
ciety. The t hiireh wis toiufortah!) tilled,
principal!) b) the usual attendants. .Mrs.
Dr. I!un)ait presidid. and seated on either
side of her were Sirs. Dai Is. Sirs llamse),
Mrs. Sedgwick and Sirs. Jtohrrts, who were
to take part in the exercises,, n iqieiiing
piece was sung by the choir under the lead
ership of Sir. 1). (. Sljers, after which the
president announced Isaac Watt's beautiful
lit mil, "Jesus Shall Iteign Where'er the
Sun does Successive. lounieis Hun." Mrs.
Hun) an then offered a fertent prayer, and
after the singing of another pin e by the
t holr, read a irtiou of the seventh chapter
The president said that the object of the
meeting was two-fold. Fir-L It represent
ed tlie work of the societ) priqier. The
Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the
Stethodlst Episcopal church was nrst or
ganized In Boston. Slarch :!0. ISti'i. Since
then eiery branch aid kind of Foreign
Slisslonary work has lieen covered hy the
society. So that now It is a most valuable
auxiliary ot the pirent board. The Woman's
Foreign Slisslonary society has been de
clared bv a well known and loved bishop,
to be one of tlie mint wonderful organiza
tions in the world. The sis niiil object of
this meeting was to present )irohabl) the
least known mlsslouar) held in the world,
Sirs. Flaiius Dai is read a rejiort on the
woiih or Till sooiin.
The aiixiliar) ot the Central church has
lieen holding steadily on its way, the pres
ent membership being fi !. While during
the year tte hate lost some names, yet we
hate not been discouraged, for that there is
life we are hating the etidence m the put
ting forth of new leaves, and while some
hate ilropiietl off. yet others hue been ad
ded. While there are many Christian women
in the church that ought to lie enlisted if
they could be aroused to take an Interest in
the mission work, and while it Ls im(era
tiie that we add to our members, yet
we may grow In other ways
as well; must grow more spiritual
in love, more definite in aim. and more
replete w ith fen ent pray er. Them has
been a renewed effort among the members
to increase the interest of the monthly
meetings. We have no notel ways of
working to present, and no charm for suc
cess, except the open secret of courage and
perseieranotf. While at our monthly meet
ings one ot "more haie lieen selected to
write or read of some special mission field
)et our s)iupathios and prayers embrace
the world, and while we hate remembered
the plea of our missionaries whose one
great need is ever) where the same, ei ery
where the most pressing calls togiie them
our pra) era, tlie w ai e of blessing comes back
to our hearts and we unit our own faith has
The simplest efforts of the society hat e
been blessed, for, (lerhaps, while we have
no grand results to show from the intest
tnents made, )et there Las been the blessed
ness of Christian fellowship, and for our
selves the jo) of service for our Lord.
Feeling that Information Is necessar) to in
telligent work, and that tte cannot afford to
lie ignorant of missionary work or mission
ary news, the Ilrntlien H'oihuii's Friend
is taken by quite a large number
of the members, and coming
from the tery center of the
activity of the da) as we read the descrii
tions and letters from our missionaries, tte I
are made acquainted with a wide stretch of ,
lauos rtim imir iitiito such llisjjimtiuil
and encouragement that tte feel stimulated
to renewed effort that we may accomplish
more and better tilings. The amount of
money sent for the three quarters of this
) ear may not seem a large sum, y et a glance i
at the inner meaning of these figures will
reteal much to encourage. Store than Just
the receipt lu dollars and nt, we count
the love and prayers that accompanied each
contnb-tion, while tlie efforts that have
been made, required from perhaps but a
few personal sacrilice, and there may i
nave ueen many that have as
yet given to the Uml onl) that which has
cost them nothing, tet tte know that there
are many earnest hearts praying and plan
ning and willing to work if only the cause
may not suffer los,. We find much cause .
for gratitude and encouragement, and tt hen
mingled with these gifts and efforts is tlie j
sacrifice of prayer, and with an omnipotent i
leader, whose strength ts pledged for our
weakness, we luqie and beliete that the
next ) ear it HI show i greater adtanee in'
tlie work than ah) before It. for we feci I
that each member should endeator in her I
own way to accomplish some little piece of
the work, tint when it is githeret irtthej
great mosaic, it shall lie t tlid glory of I
Sirs. Ella Jwslgwlck then read an excel
lently prepared paper, giiing a brief lus
turyof the won lerfulcountr) Corea wlUi
something ot its location, its relations to
and with other country s, lU Internal diti
sions and goterntbent. Ac The paper was
written in a style to interest and lacked the
dryness, which sometimes characterises
miss unary paiiers.
This paper was followed by one on the
people of Corea. who number s,ooo.ut)0 to
1 '..000, 00U. The paper tt as w ritten by Sirs.
J. A. Slyers, but owing to her iiiiivoulable
absence, was read b) Sirs. Win. Itainse).
The paper gate a tast store of information
concerning this strange people, with whom
foreigners were unable to hai e mtercoiise
uutd the adoption of tlie treat) of tssi.
Sirs. Uunjan read a letter from Sirs.
Stratton, sent to Corea by the w omen. 1 he
letter sought to impress the importance and
also the hopefulness of the work there.
Sir. T art In sang a beautiful solo, which
was much enjoy ed.
Sin. J. E. Huberts wa to hate read a "ejiort
of the mis-ionary woik that his been done
in Corea. but tlie rumbling of the thuncler
made tlie auditors think a storm was near
at hand, and so man) lett the church that
it was deemed tt ise to sing the long meter
doxolog) and t lose the meeting at once.
Out of doors once.eierybody was surprised
to see Uie stars still twinkling titer head.
suilUeu Di nth of tr. Oiplalu Hall.
The news was receited here this morning
of the sudden death, by palpitation of the
heart of Sirs. Captain Palmer Hall, of
Westerly, Khode Island, on last Wednes.
day. She had been ill, but not seriously
as was siipiiosed, fur scleral days, and had
Qui) just lain daw n tt hen the trouble csme
on, and she died iu a few moments. Her
daughter. Mrs. Langdon, of Buffalo, New
York, waa with her. The deceased was a
most excellent ladt of ter) finely and
charming characteristics, and an earnest,
faithful, attiie Christian woman. .Messrs.
William and . P. Howler, of Cleieland.
were her brothers, and Holer street ill this
cit) was n lined in honor of the family.
Captain ami Sirs. Hall hate frequently vis
ited Sir. and Sirs. C. SI. .Nichols or this
city, and were known persouall) to quite a
large number tif our citUens,
A I oat tlverctint.
On Saturday Sir. O. K. Allen gite his
overcoat to his mother to tike to Urbina.
She started, and some place between La) -ton's
and the Dallas school house, the coat
was lost from the buggy. The finder will
be rewarded upon returning the coat to Sir.
DEATH OF FRANK MITCHELL.
t Tatenteil lotmi; tl tn llies r ( i n.un -tioii-llls
II i.e Hill I .in . r.
Frank Mitchell a will known toiing urn
of this citt and well known to the bxe I a i
profession all over the country, died abet i
noon Sunday at the tesideuce of his grim'
father. Sir. Dean Huffman, on West Pi-s
antstrett. betwetn Factory and ( i uti r
Thefataliliseasewasccmsumiition. ofwhn I
he has been failing for man) months. A'
though everybody hut poor Frank hiinsr f
realled that the termination was
inevitable, his death could not ! otht rw ise
than a shock to his with t irrle of icoum i
anc es and the friends of tin taimli Hi
wasbiittvvent)-titt- )ears old and uiim t
rled. F'ranlc .Mitchell's temciti of life wasal
most phenomenal and to the ten end In
never gate up or admitted his danger lit
was out driving down town with hi- nu'l-
i.itner as late as the Saturday attrnini
preceding his death but was it that time
lu a seuii-delirioiis condition and could i,..
s.eak ratiomll) To Ins fanni) it was
eij ciiuciii mat uie i nil wa.-
rapnll) approaching. and it
was thought best to allow
him to tin Just as he nleased n lonsr as he
tnci iioiiun.' nariiilul to himself He railed
on a good many of his friends, but was
stupid from the appro-truing end and his
articul Uion was so much affected fiat bis
words were scan ell uitelhcible. even had
Ins Drain been clear.
nie deceased was nossesscd of marked
talents, which, had the) lieen alw.rys di
rected in the proper channels, would have
made him a man amongst men. He was
possessed of a tine ear for nm.u
and pl.iyed brilliantly on the piano
and guitar, witlrotjf knowing an) thing,
theoretically, of the art He was a tery
clever amateur artLst and leaiessouie tery
excellent oil paintings. He was also very
bright In tricks of legerdemain and eould
entertain a crowd for hours with his quid
ness of hand.
.Mitchell attained considerable prnmir,enn
In tlie base bail profession Hewaste
gardecl as the best amateur pitcher m tin
city, but tint came Into reputation with the
Sandusky team in Issi. Designed w.ththt
Atlanta. (Ii, club In tssr,, hut wis con,
jieiled to come home in the middle of ttu
season mi ai count of jioor health. That
sei-sin he hail hue offers from Detroit and
other noted clubs. F:ven this spring he had
offers of adtanee money from theGuelph
(Canada) team and from Kansas City 'I o
the tery end he cherished, oiitwariIly.it
least, the hope that he would be iblctoplvv
this season. p,K)r Frank's memory will
live for a long time In the hearts of those
who knew him, associated with a lasting
regret that he could not hai r been spared
to nave modified his habits of hung and
bet ome a useful man. He lias theson of
Mrs James Wiggins, of this city, and was
The funeral will occur some time Tues
day afternoon, hour not yet dehuitely
Gonpel Temperance fleeting t eslrril ly
liall tlitillanil of Hope iititinne M.c-t.
liifC During tlie X enr?
The Gospel temperance meeting -nncKj
afternoon had route good speaking but not
a large number of hearers, the weather be
ing entirely too fine for people tn cramp
themselves up in a hall. I'ntle Abel.ud
low led the meeting as usual. F iterta n-
Ing addresses were made by Slo'her Stew
art, Sir. Thomas De Vltt Uev-J C Fer
nald and Sliss Henrietta G .Mooie A rev
olution was adopted sending fraternal greet
ings to the union meeting of the two branch
es of the Inderieudent Order of Good Terr-
plars. .Mother Stewart will itttnd the
met ting, going as a fratern it delegate from
the W. C. T. V., of this citt. The obic-o
of tlie meeting is. If txissible. tn
reunite the two bodies in one
grand general orgaukation. Tho divis
ion tiecurred a quarter of a century ago
SIKs Sloore preached a tery interesting
temjierance sermon last eieiung. at the old
rnitersalist church on west Washington
On next Sunday Sir. Datul Tatum. the
Quaker temperance evangelist, will beat
'lemperano hall and address the Gospe1
temperance meeting. He Is a fine speaker
and has been engaged In tlie work probably
in every- state and terntort in the union.
At the meeting of the Band of Hope
next Sunday, the question whether to con
tinue right along through the sjinmer or
take a vacation until fall will be settled
The hue weather for the past mouth h is
cut down the attendance tery much The
children them-elies. who were in attend
ance y estenlay , were tery much in fatorof
going right on. but it Is hoped to hate a
better attendance on next Sunday and hate
the matter fully considered. Should the
band continue throughout the hot season
Sir. Young, the efficient superintendent, has
it in mind to gne a picnic, a social and fes
tuai and an eiitert.imm-iit atdiffereuttimes
during the summer
Tomorrow a number of the ladles of the
W. C T. 1T. of the city will go to .Selma to
attend the quarterly meeting of theroimti
union. .Miss Sloore wilt tie one of the
D0WNINC THE DEMMIES.
I lie l:eublii ill t niiin llnieit In I'rl.snn
Helen! Their tlii,inenl in the Orctiii
nlion or Coiiiii it.
ThetlecLsic.il of the supreme court on "Sat
urday In the I'rbana city council case was
received in that city wlththegreatests.it
isfaitlon. and there was general rejoicing
by republicans. The case is this- At the
organiiitioit of council, four weeks ajo.
there were three republicans and three
On ballot for president Anderson re
ceit ed three totes, Ciirley (democrat) two.
Harris ideinot rat) one. MayorGiii-on mi
mediately declared Anderson elected. The
democrats contested, and took the case to
the supreme court Since then there has
been no council, because the democrats
would not attend, and this prevented a
quorum The opposition was headed bt
Krank Chance, tleinocntie city solicitor,
who was elected as a great reformer
The course pursued by republicans was
advised by Arthur . Sliddlcton. ex re
publican city solicitor, and one of the best
posted lawyers on municipal laws in Ohio
He held that as the statutes were silent on
the matter of requiring a iinjontt to elect,
a plurality was allhat was needed.
Slayor (ian son follow ed his adt icestnctl).
and their action is sustained b) tlie su
preme court The decision settles all such
contests hereafter in Ohio, and thtre will
be no more deadlocks. The republicans
serenaded Sla) or (Sanson and Ex-Solicitor
Sliddleton Saturday night
Seven tars llernlleil tin the I. n. i tt
.mil ll.iilljr tt reiKPil.
A disastrous accident occurred on the I
IS. . W. railroad, three-quarters of n m.le
west of Troy, Sunda) morning at 2 o'clock.
Freight train Xo. 10, Conductor Frl,
engine 49, Kngmeer flyers, was coming this
way, running about 20 miles an hour. As
the train was passing oier a road cro?sirg
at the above mentioned jxmit a he-it y p .-ins'
projecting upward from the crossing caught
.1 break-beam on an oil-ta'ik car and btoke
It vpiarel) off. derailing the car it the same
time. There is an embankment at thatpoin
and seven loaded cars were thrown Into tti
ditch and mashed into kindling wood. The
accident delay ed the train for some time,
but It finiily reached Springfield. The,
wrecking train and crew from here tt ent
out to tlie scene of the wreck shortly Ns.
fore s o'clock yesterday morning. The
track was repaired and ail was done with
the wrecked cars that could at that tune be
done. The wreck was a disastrous one and
the Iors to the railroad company is pretty
Smoked beef tonnes, Arcade gtocery.
Very 6o:cl Bargains
i. .11 an.',
in' 'i n -
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LADIES' Fast 8iack DE".BY
Kiill.i: pu a- Vcjs, I'r.'cp-J'i.'rcrpjir,
no h II) O-JHf.
i - iti:.l 0 I.imes.lonf',
B New V em i s, ,, on o f fs. per
yard -i.it the h -t. bat better timn apy 'old
eisewltere at Z .
10 ru,ir-s-s opn:1. h.iu;k.
21 aJ 2G South Limastoajlt.
Our dictionary says that the
word "advertise," means to
inform. In reading some re
cent advertisements, one is al
most tempted to doubt Web
ster's aliiiry to define the
word in the light of ad
vanced (?) business methods.
If some ot the ladies look at
it as though it ought to mean
to misinform, we cannot won
der at it.
For instance, if we see a
business house advertising
that they are selling Dry
Goods, or Shoes, or anything
else at half price or less, and
then find out that their goods
are not worth one cent more
than they ask for them, per
haps not as much, the only in
formation we get from that
advertisement is that some
body's conscience has gone to
John McLaren & Bro. want
to advertise in the old fash
ioned Websterian sense. We
want to inform the people of
Springfield that we are here
to sell them Dry Goods, etc..
at the very lowest living price,
and if we cannot sell as low as
any house in the city we will
gladly close up shop. We
have a way cf doing business
that suits us, viz Cash and
One Price, (and it seems to
suit the people pretty well,
Wc mirk all goods in p!aln rignrcs. ind
ir the price does not suit vou. wo want you
to try somewhere else, and do as well as
you can for tour money. But as lung as
we liave the flattering encouragement In
the shape of lots of hii-inrs, that we aro
tiaviug tins spring, we will keep on. think
ing that we are sel'lii" gowls as cieap if
not e'ia per than any hou.se in the city. We
are offering this week targ-iins in Ladies'
(.at z- I'nderwear. at iV tliists aguraent
vtlut "i va neitr made until this year. m
that it i-ouici no sot t at a qiirtei: it is n
LiKdoic fi rllie pr.ee. Then at 50c ire
hiveatert tine cacz'test that iseiiuano
a lytl inj in the market tor wear, aid yet W
ccco-dtna'y tire and light In lien's Lu
derwiar we sell -pec-tally cheap goods- lu
sj-umer gauze, at sr and -jft. and very
fine IS dbri.'gan go-sis nt .0j; also Jean
Drawers tai'or-made goods finished In
tlie Ik st Hssili:e tiny at 15 J a mir. Xevv
(, xxls In Chiidrrn's Hos'ery. Fist Black,
French. It bbed, at iOe and U2c a pair: id
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the market, and oblige.
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