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OZRO SMITH. Tne Sod of Sedalia's Ex-Marshal Making an Unenviable History for Himself. From a gentleman who came down from Kansas City last night, the Bazoo learns that Ozro Smith is again in difficulty, being this time arrested at Kansas City. The gentle man stated that be saw him arrested at the depot, on the charge of an at tempt to pick the pocket of an old lady who was waiting to take the train, and that there is no doubt as to it's being Ozro Smith. Ozro was raited in this city and it known to many persons Lere ; he being the youngest son of ex-Marshal Al Smith, who served the city of Se dalia a number of years. Mr. Smith some time since went to California taking his boys with him, and since that time his married daughter and her husband have also gone to the same place. It seems Ozro, who was never considered a very obedient boy, grew tired of home restraints and determined to come back to Missouri. Having no means he ran away from home and tramped it to Sedalia, where he arrived a few days after his sister's departure. On the way the lad evidently trusted to his luck and his wits to secure the means of susten ance, and when he came to Sedalia he was as perfect a specimen of the tramp as ever hoofed it over a railroad tie. Instead of endeavoring to secure hon est work, young Smith gave it out that he was determined to tramp it to New York and then back to Califor nia where he would remain satisfied. After laying around Sedalia for a time, Smith went to Kansas City and thence to St. Joe, in both of which places he had managed to break through the prison bars. But having managed to escape from his keepers at the latter place he returned to Sedalia, where he was soon lodged in the cooler that his father formerly kept, but from this he also managed to escape, but on Saturday last he was recaptured at the fair" grounds. On Monday he was heavily fined, but given a stay on condition that he should imme diately leave the city, which he did, but if he is now incarcerated in Kan sas Citv he must have made a quick trip, tnd the Bazoo informant it very positive that he is. Young Smith certainly has no cause for such a course as he persues, as hie father is not only a respectable citizen amply able, but quite willing to provide for him, as is proven by a letter found in his possession when he was arrested here, in which his fatner bes him to return home, and says he will forward him at any time or any where a suffi cient sum to do so if he will only write to him for it, and express a willingness to come. A TORPEDO BOAT. A Wonderful Engine for the Blowing Up of War Vessels. The Goubet submarine torpedo boat is of iron, sixteen feet five inches long, three feet three and one-half inches wide and five feet ten and one half inches deep, including the look out dome. The weight of the boat, with its water reservoirs empty and without the crew, is 3,196 pounds (1,450 kil ograms), and its displacement when submerged is 4,056 pounds in sea water 1,800 liters). Its buoyancy is therefore 860 pounds, and the boat is submerged by the weight of the crew and the water admitted to the reser voirs. Each man requires about 400 litters (fourteen cubic feet) of air per hour. To provide for this a reservoir con tains air at a pressure of fifty atmos pheres, in sufficient quantity to last the crew of two men for ten hours. The carbonic acids and other acids are absorbed by chemicals, and an air pump expells the foul air. To drive the boat at its maximum speed of 5 knots a power of 42 kilo grams (.653 H. P.) is required, and may be furnished by a Slexent mo tor, working from accumulators. (This would necessitate a weight of 4,000 pounds for motive power.) There is no rudder but a universal joint in the screw shaft permits the screw to move through an arc of 90 degrees on each side. In submarine boats it is essential that the trim should be very exact, if otherwise the motive power might cause the boat to jump out of the wa ter or dive to unsafe depths. To maintain the trim in the Goubet boat there is a water-tank at each end of the boat connected with a double act ing pump, which draws and delivers in opposite directions, according to di rection of motion of its operating shaft. This shaft ends in a crown wheel, which may gear with either of the two wheels on a shaft at right an gles with the first, and revolving con stantly in the same direction. As lone as the boat remains with its axis horizontal .the pump is motionless, hat on any change of the axis a pend ulum throws the pump into gear with cms oi the two wheels on the second shaft and water is pumped from the lower to the higher tanks, bring ing the boat to a level axis. The torpedo is carried outside the boat and is secured bv a bayonet catch controlled from tne inside. On arriving under the enemy the torpedo is released and rises by its reserve of buoyancy until it catches on the ves sel's bottom by spikes, with which its upper surface is provided. The torpedo-boat then withdraws, maintain mg its connection with the torpedo by unreeling a wire. When the boat is at a safe distance the torpedo is ex ploded. The boat is also provided with a small torpedo which, when released, rises to the surface and explodes, forming a signal which, by its noise and the color of its flame, calls atten tion to the boat and indicates the depth at which it is. The torpedo may also carry up a telephone wire A large weight is attached to the bottom of the boat by a screw and nut, and may be released at any time, thus permitting the boat t rise. In case the motor breaks down there is an arrangement for working two oars which habitually trail along side. These oars fold longitudinally. When in use they open at the stroke and close at the recover. To attack a vessel the boat pro ceeds along the surface until it is thought necessary to dive, when the captain directs the boat at the enemy by the sight-vane ; the other man maintains the course by compass, and the boat sinks by admittiug water to the tanks. It is s'ated 300 of these boats were ordered for Russia in 1881, and that fiftv were delivered in 183. The I early form of the boat was driven by manual power. t m m CORPS CAUGHT. He Turns Up at Poplar Bluff, the County Seat of But ler County. J. (TRTIS ROSS, A Tramp Who is Dude Enough to Part His Name in the Middle. He Concludes to go Into the Horse Business But Lays to Whiskey the Determination. Marshal Jackson was not a little pleased yesterday evening when hfe re ceived a telegram from the sheriff of Butler county, announcing that Corp. the hotel beat and general cracksman, had been gobbled at that place, and was held, awaiting his orders. He immediately telegraphed the authori ties to hold him until called for, and proceeded to make preparations to take the first train for the Bluffs, dep utizing Ex-Marshal Barnett to act in his place until his return. Corps will be remembered as the slick-fingered gentleman who manag ed to plav it so fine on the proprietors of thiee notels as to gain access to rooms under pretense of wanting to sleep, but in realitv to to go through the trunks of boarders, from which he managed to abstract some $60 in cash and other valuables. Corps was ar rested at the time, but not liking the quarters assigned him in the calaboose, like another Sampson he proceeded to tear down the iron gates and walk off. The writing up of the case at the time in the Bazoo caused the revela tion that Corps was a well known crook and cracksman who was much needed in Kansas City and other points. Marshal Jackson left on last night's train for Poplar Bluff to bring Corps bact to Sedalia, and the chances are strong that the illustrious and de cidedly active (Corpse) will find his career outside the penitentiary draw ing to a close for a time at least. Elizabeth Rose Cleveland says: "An acorn in the mind is worth a forest at the end of the tongue." To those infested with poisoned blood, malaria, dumb chills, sleeplessness, torpid liver and dys pepsia, Brown's Iron ionic is worth a wilderness of other medicines sometimes sold for these ills. For tale by Mertz & Hale. Horse Thief Captured. About 5 p. m. a man arrived in t o p. m. a ma Sedalia with a horse, which he took r a to Nelson & Conners old stables and j traded the animal for $20 and a small revolver. They gave him a check for the money and notified Charles Wentzelman. who soon raked out a CI card from Sleimertz Station, ard county, giving a description of both the man and animal. They found the man on Ohio street, and at the Central Hotel; found his name registered as J. C. Ross. Mr. Ross, if that be his name, was promptly locked up in the cooler, and will be held to await the proper legal process, which will convey him back to the neighborhood of placards seat of war. On Ross person was found a huge bowie knife. Health first, riches afterward. All forms of heart diseases, including palpitation, rheumatism, spasms, bony formation, en largement, valvular derangements, acute pains in left breast, etc.. yield to the use of Dr. Graves' Heart Regulator. $1 per bot tle at druggists. Advice to Mothers. Mrs. Window's Soothing Syrup shoudl always be used for children teething. It sooths the child, softens the rum, allays all pains, cores wind colic, ana is the best remedy for diarrhoea, Twenty-five cants a bottle, -feeodilT Yi iteviqr! Bazoo made brief mention of the arrest about midnight, by fT.cer Wentzelman, of one J. C. Ross, on suspicion of being a horse thief. Ross had disposed of the animal to an up-town livery stable for a very small sum, and the officers being informed of it, spotted and located him at the Central hotel. Marshall Jackson giving orders to al low him to remain there, unless he showed a disposition to leave there before the proper information to warrant his arrest could be ob tained. About midnight, however. Officer Wentzelman became convin ced Ross intended to leave, and at once arrested him. On being locked up and confronted with the charge, Ross made a clean breast of the mat ter, confessing that he stole an animal in Howard county, and that he was the party described on a postal card in Marshal Jackson's possession offerings reward for his apprehension. A reporter called upon Ross at the calaboose yesteraay,and gleaned from him the following statement : "I am nineteen years old and past," he looks to be about 21 or 22 years of age. I was born in Illinois and have resided there and in Missouri and Kansas ; I came to Howard county, Missouri, about three weeks ago, and went to work for Mr. J. Woodson, harvesting. Mr. Woodson lives about nine miles from Fayette. I quit him last Wednesday and went to town,where I went on a spree. Last Saturdav nirht I went luck to Woodson's and took a horse from his stable and rode him off" Officer Ciossage 4 4 Was it his best horse." Ross 4 Well, yes, about the best. I rode the animal to Pilot Grove, where I traded it to Mr. Woiddridge, the livery man, for a mare : I traded even, I then rode the mare to Sedalia, and traded her to a livery man and I fuess vou know the rest better than do." Reporter 44 You said you were born in Illinois, does your parents or rela tives reside there Ross 44 No, my father is dead and mother lives in Kansas." Reporter 4 4 What part of Kansas'" Ross "I don't know. I have not heard from her for more than a year.r Reporter 4 4 What does vour mother do r Ross "She is farming. She owns a good farm and a good house there." Reporter ''Whereabouts is the farm V Ross 44I don't care to tell, (the tears starting in his eyes) I would not have my mother know of this for all the world. It would kill her." Reporter 44Is this your first of fense V Ross ' Yes, sir, and God knows it will be my last." Reporter 4 4 How came you to steal the horse then ?" Ross 4 'I don't know, onlv because I was drunk I suppose." Reporter 4 4 Where did you get your whisky ?" Ross "At the saloon. There is two in Fayette ." Reporter 4 'I thought the saloons in Howard county had all Wen closed ?" Ross "Yes, but that was not done until Saturday night." Marshal Jackson stated that he had telegraphed Mr. Woeldridge at Pilot Grove and also Mr. Woodson in Howard county apd would deliver up Ross when they came on the 6 p m. train. When the train arrived Mr. Davis came down from Pilot Grove, but nothing has yet been heard from Mr. Woodson. Mr. Davis recognized the horse and the man, and the ani mal was delivered to him and taken back to Pilot Grove. Ross is still held here until Mr. Woodson can be heard from. A telegram was received at mid night last night, from Richard Wood son, saying he would be in Sedalia to day to look after his horse and Ross Horsford's Acid Phosphate VALUABLE IN INDIGESTION. Dr. Daniel T. Nelson, Chicago, says : 1 find it s pleasant and valuable remedy in indigestion, particularly in overworked men. A Sedalian's Luck George Anderson, a former well known young Sedalia citizen, who studied law with Mr. F. A. Sampson, and who has been nominated for con gress by the Quincy, 111., district de mocracy, writes to a friend here, say ing that he is glad to receive the con gratulations of old Sedalia friends; that the nomination in that district is equivilant to an election, and when he get to congress he will not forget the good people of his former home. Hard on Heard. A Globe-Democrat dispatch from Columbia, dated July 3d, say?: 'To djy was celebrated in this county as the anniversarv of the declaration of independence, at Ashland, in the ex treme southern part, and Centralia, the extreme nor: hern part. Hon. J no. T. Heard and Dr. W. Pope Yeaman, candidates for congress, spoke at Ash land this afternoon, and I r. Yearn n spoke here to-night. When Mr. Heard first came home from Wash ington he stated that his sole purpose was to defend himself against charges made against him by Mr. Cosgrove. Now he has turned his guns upon Dr. Yeaman altogether. It is thought by some hen. that should Mr. Heard re ceive the nomination the republicans will put a man in the field and defeat him at the November elections." 8TRYKEK SHOOTS. Stryker, of Sedalia. and a Sedalia Striker in a Shooting Scrape. A MISERABLE M1SEK. Such Has George S. Sudgen Again ProveD Himself To Be. There resides in this city in old miser by the name of George S. Sug den, who, while nothing for which he can be criminallv indicted, can be charged against him, has long since been arraigned, tried and convicted at the bar of public opinion, as one of the meanest men ever created. By care fully hoarding every uickle which came into his possession, he managed to secure considerable real estate and is said to be worth a large sum of money. Whether or not he expects to be able to convey this to sheol with him, he has probably not fully considered. From his general repu tation, it is probable that if he does succeed in crossing the river Styx with his boarded gains, the devil will take the entire sum fur his admission fee and then fire him into the conventional lake of fire and brim stone. Sugden has demonstrated that he would he willing to camp all night on the trail of a hungry bed bug from ihose murdered carcass he could ex tract a sixteenth part of a thimbletull of tallow. He has never been proven to be actually dishonest, because he stands in wholesome terror of the law. He is capable of remaining all day on the banks of Flat creek for the pur pose of securing the hind legs of an unfortunate bull-frog and would then go hungry in order to secure a nickel for his game. Sugden is a misr in the truest sense of the term. Many people have heard of misers, have read of them and have seen a few of them, but in George S. Sugden they see one equally as grssping as Dickens' fa mous "Feagan, the Jew," equally as mean, but only being behind him in the matter of enterprise, where Feagan excelled by his superior intellect Sugden, while worth $25,000 or 30,000. contents himself on fifteen cents per week. He had an unfortu nate brother who was supported in the poor house for months at the expense of the county. The crowning piece of meanness in the bald headed old reprobate's career came to the notice of a Bazoo man yesterday. As is known he keeps a restaurant on Osage street. His daughter a day or two since called at this place tor the purpose of conveying home the scraps, which were left at the table. The grasping wretch desired to know what she had done to earn this provender and was informed by his daughter, a rather high spirited young lady, that she had done enough washing to pay for tnis, but the miserly wretch did not think M and put the cold grub in a bucket. placing it one side. This, nameless bald-headed thing should be banished to the Sahara desert, given a lunch of grub worms on maggot, infested hardtack with a desert of sour crab apples every three months. A Little Bad Blood Causes One of the Noble Order to Shoot at Another. The Knopfli Killing. But little is wet known as to the real cause of the killing of young Knopfli at Grovestown, Texas. The latest dispatches from Fort Worth say that Deputy Constable J. W. Foster, of Grovestown, arrived at that place Sunday morning, having in charge John Barker, who did the killing. It is said the quarrel arose about a young lady, when Knopfli attacked barker with a knife, inflicting several ugly cuts, but not of a fatal character. Barker pulled his pistol and fired four shots at Knopfli. One took effect in the head, one in the breast, one in the bowels and one in the leg. The first two caused death almost in stantly. Both men were hard-working, well-to-do young farmers. Under the Wheels. A man named Stewart was brought to the hospital last night in a very critical condition, he nad been run over by the cars at Denison, Texas and his left leg and foot so badly mangled that the doctors say amputa tion will be necessary. A telegram from Wichita, Kansas, dated yesterday, contains the folio w iog concerning a former well-known Sedaliau : 'The quiet of this city in the vicinity of the county building, situa ted on one of the busiest corners, was disturbed about 9 o'clock this morn ing by three pistol shots tired in rapid succession. Your reporter being in the vicinity at the time, immediately investigated and found that the shots were fired by A. D. Stryker, a de posed Master of Assembly No. 3036, Knights of Labor, of this city, and that the party fired at was J. W.Biek el, a plasterer and member of the same assembly, fiickel was going to his work, trowel in hand, when he was met bv Stryker, who said : 4G d you, I'll give it to you," PULLED HIS PISTOL and began firing. Bickel ran behind Councilman Richey, wno was talking at the time with Jas. McCoy, of Texas cattle fame, and one of the shots went between Ridley's legs. McCoy immediately tackled the shooter, but before he could wrest the gun out of his hands two other shots were fired, one of which went through a real estate sign-board and the other struck a passing street-car, glanced, and hit the driver on the arm, with out doing any damage. After the pistol was taken from Stryker he walk ed rapidly towards Douglas avenue, ex claiming, "You can't assassinate me." About half way down the Mock he was arrested by a policeman, taken to the cooler, and thence to jail. Stryk er is from Missouri, a bricklayer by trade, and has been identified with the greenback element. He has been worried because the Knights in this city would not submit to his dictation. Bickel is quiet and conservative and has always resisted the cranky notions of Stryker. Bickel would not hurt a mouse, but is quietly positive in his convictions, and believes that the Knights of Labor organization should not be used to advance the political schemes of any set of men. The atfair has caused consider able talk. ( ORP'S CAPTURE. He Proves to be a Very Hard One to Hold, Hut Meets His Match. A telegram from Poplar Bluff gives the following particulars concerning the capture of Corp at that place, which go far to show that he is a very slick, and .likely to give Marshal Jackson some trouble before he gets him back to Sedalia. The telegram is dated July 7th, and says: The crook. E. Corp. who was arrested at Sedalia June 26, for larceny of jewel ry from hotels and private nouses, but who almost immediately escaped from jail at that place, was captured here to-day by Sheriff Turner. Just before the afternoon performance of Segrist, How & Co. commen ced, Mr. Turner and Marshal Gardner proceeded to the show grounds. They approached a yeung man who was taking tickets and asked him to roll up his right sleeve. After much hesitation and argument he de cided that it was best to comply with the request, and did so, and there, in plain letters, pricked in his arm, was the name "E. Corp." The officers plac ed him in jail to await the action of the Pettis county officers, for whom they had made the arrest. Mean while the prisoner secured the services of Attorney W. T. League, and an application was made to Judge Pearce for a writ of habeas corpus. A hear ing was had and the application was granted. The prisoner, upon . being released, stepped up to the judge and shook him warmly oy the hand, when the sheriff, who stood by, thrust anoth er warrant for him under his nose and taking him by the arm and walked him off to jail. The prisoner de manded an immediate hearing, but the case was adjourned until to-morrow. To-night a dispatch was received stating that Sedalia officers would be here either to-night or in the morning to take the prisoner in charge. Away Up Head. Benson') ( 'a peine Planters are easily first, no matter what may come next J. T. MacmalioD, N. Y. Deaths Doings. The hot weather seems to i uaving a very fatal effect, especially with children, judging from the increasing number ot deaths daily reported. Mr. H illis, undertaker with Ramsey & Co., states that there b much summer complaint among children, i both in and out of the citv. au! he is kept pretty busy answering calls for the last sad rites. Yesterday he had two funerals to attend in the citv, one being the child of Mr. and Mrs. S. Kuhn, Nora, aged 8 months, who died at 6 o'clock yesterday morning, of summer complaint, and was buried at 5 p. m. The seven months old babe of Mr. aud Mrs. Robert Fritz was alx buried at 2 p. m. The other funerals yesterday were those of the 1 months old child of Mr. and Mrs. John Marsh, two miles north of Sedalia. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Page, in this city, and the step-daughter f John Emery, at Beam an station. DIED n KANSAS CITY. Elder Ha kins, the well-known Sedalia colored preacher, died in Kan sas City late Tuesday night and his remains will arrive here this morning for burial. The funeral will take place this afternoon. HENRY KNOPFFLl. A dispatch received yesterday from Henry Knopffii, Sr., states that his son Henry, Jr., was buried at Grove town, where he was killed. Mr. KnopffilL says he will not be he me for several days. At Windsor, Mo., July 3d. at 5 a. m., Miss Lizzie May Burress, ared 14 years, after three weeks' illness of spinal meningitis. Miss Burr--? was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs James M. Burress, bi other and sister-in-law of J. W. Burress, of this citv. The funeral took place yesterday and was largely attended. H. H. Meyer, the well known Lexington branch expressman, who was called to Pleasant Hill Sunday by the reported serious illness of his fifteen year old sister, Miss Lillie, re tnrned yesterday morning with the sad news that she had died Sunday night. Mr. Meyer has a host of friends in Sedalia and all along the line of his route whose heartfelt sympathy will go out to him in his sad hour of bereavement. The funeral of the de cease! girl will take place at Pieasant Hill at 2 p. m. to-day. Died at the residence of W. P. Cousley, in this city, at 5:40 p. m. Sunday. Mr. Thos. M. McXeale, aged 43 and a resident of Covington, Ky.. where he leaves a wife and tw children. The remains were sent to Alton, Illinois last night for interment at that place. FARLEY i FATE. Whm Baby was risk, we fm tar frMft Wksisaa niiCUi MUpMNI Wkm g in i Miss, gjjgjgggj Engineer Thomas Farley, of the Missouri Pacific, Badly Scalded. Yesterday morning's train from the South brought to the Missouri Pacific hospital at this place, engineer Thos. Farley, who had met with a mishap which may probably prove fatal. Mr. Farley's family resides in this city, east of the Missouri Pacific round house, and consists of a wife and two children, and Mr. Farley having been long connected with the Missouri Pacific read in the capacity of an engineer, is widely and favorably known here. He formerly ran on the North end of the K. cfc T. road, but was last March transferred to the Nevada and Minden branch, where he has since been in charge of engine No. 839. Early yesterday morning, when at Pittsburg sta'ion, the valve of the mud drum of his engine began to leak and Mr. Farley was en gaged in an effort to secure it when the valve suddenly blew open and en veloped Mr. Minden in the hot steam and water scalding his face, head, arms, leers and body so badly that in jplaces tne flesh dropped from the bones. He was taken up in great ag- ony and brought as speedily as possi ble to the hospital at this point, where his wounds were dressed and he was made as comfortable as possible, though his sufferings are still intense. The hospital phisycians pronounce his injuries very dangerous, but are as yet unable to say if they wili prove fatal. Dyer Dungeoned. Al Dyer, the notorious negro rough who some weeks ago made au attempt to send his wife to the happy hunting grounds by the pistol route, ai:d fail ing, skipped out, again made his ap pearance in Sedalia Sunday n'ght. Colored Deputy Constables." White, Bird and Drake, getting wind of it, proceeded to his domicile, and after some difficulty managed to effect an entrance and secure Dyer, who had a small pocket-pistol under his pillow, which Deputy White confiscated as a precautionary measure. Dyer was promptly banded over to Sheriff Mur ray, who will see that he appears when court meets. Money to We have several thousand dollars' to lend on improved farms at a very low rate of interest. Will make best terms to bor rowers now offered. 6-lw2m. Moaxv & Chaw fori.