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   Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1895, Hagerstown, Maryland                               FOR ONE CENT A DAY you can get all the news by subscribing THE MORNING NEWS, TO ATTRACT THE ATTENTION of the public to your business, adver- .tise in THE MORNING NEWS, VOL. 230. HAGERSTOWN, MD., SATURDAY, MAY 25. 1895. F O It S A K Two rolling top Office Desks, aplfi at THIS OF KICK. O 15 S A L K A flue Fnniltv Ctirrtage. ttplf. Apply nt Til IS OF K K K N T. room on the second floor of TIIK Sioux- 1NU NKws Mulldlng. Iminlre at Office. inyS.tr. -tf O K S A t, K. t'nncv pigeons Innlt varfeties, such as rlers. Homers all kinds of toy pigeons. Cori'esondence solcllted. Address, F. KISTX. Seven Valleys, t'a. r> K It K JN T. Storo Itooiii. No. North I'olomac strout, Seiuiitd Itoom rrom Murkut IliniMo. Aimlv to C. K. S. .4 fICANCK TO KAUN MUNKY Siilnryatul Exponsi-.s pdlil.or Commission IT pivlVrrud. Salesniuti wanted ovurywhuro. No vxperleiK'eiiecik'il. Ailihvss, xtiil.lniMii'u. The C. L. VAN NIMtSEItV CO., llox D., Guiiovu, N. V. t1 O R K N T General Strike in the State dieted by a Leader. 1're- BENT. Thy Store Koom on South Jonathan St., now (.H'fupUnl by Me. Clinrlt's Sanili'i's. with DweHHifj attuvheil will bo tor rent from April 1st. Also the LarKf Uooni occupied by Mr. John I.. HutzeU. JantS Apply to bit. A. S. MASON. TNI O K HUNT, A Dwelling House containing rooms and u Hukcrsvllle. llii-iv Is alumC nu nt'rcof lmul to the pruintsuH. It has flin- fruit, a stable For 4 horses. 2 htlggy housi-s, hofr pen. and other necessut'.v out- buildings and a novel' fiilllnsr well of water In the yard. I'ossesstou given April 1, 1W5. For terms ispl'Iy to ALLEN EAKt.E. apt Bakoi'svllle. A BMSTUONO A CU. 1'IllE IJJSt'KANUE AGENCY, tin. H'S  H., lUigh-rstown, Mil: The olilrst ngi-iu-.r ia Washington rep- ri'sentliig the onlest utul inrgcst Fire Insufiuiue in the win lit. Two I! room dwetllngii, Summer street. pt-r inontli. Two li room dwellings, with hall and Imth, Ktist North street. Three six room houses, with bath and pluset, month. U I'ootiiHoit Knst WnshliiKtoii St., now oc- cupied by tho Waterloo NVuixoii t'o. A number of eligibly located reams, milt- nble foronices and sleeping uimi'tnieiitH nour the ptilillo Sittiaru. rooms, No. 811 North Potomac Street. S story Stone House, 7 rooms, No. North Potomac Stt'uet. West Washington Street, 7 rooms, modernised. For Sale. A Inme substantial bulldliiK on Unllroad, In Itnsrei'Mtosvn, ilia., well adapted for fac- tory SO Acres of tiood lime stono land with dwelling, near railroad depot, In good com- munity. Aci'o place well Improved, near city. A desirable single dwelling and u double dwelling on Ease North St. AH.MSTKONT! Sr CO., N'o. 101 W. Washington St. ff f. WINliEUT, ATTORNEY AT LAW AN'l> SDt.tl'ITUIS IN I'HANT'KUY. No. 4 I'ourt t'liii'e, mljniiiinp I'ourl Iloitso on the eust siile. UusintHs i-nrvfully iiml ilill gently iH FULT2 ft CO., L KSTATE ANL> INSl'KANCE, No. 1W W. Washington St. Improved itiul iiiitinprnved i'ity property, fiirm nml stiuill oimiitry properties and monuttiiu hititl. lAbtFOltaaA. Mexico. Texas. China. Ja- Austrnlla. Hawtillan Istunds. I'en- tral America. Special rates for freight or passage. Choice of routes, t'rlvatecars to rent. Special tourist parties. Free maps and immphk'ts. It. .1. SM t'l'll. Agt., apn 4l> S. :jd St.. 1'hllada. -V O T I C K. HAiifcissTowN. May n. Jsotice Is ht-reby given to nil persons liuv- Ing bills ngalnst Washington County to pre- sent the same on w before Muy "stb. IWu, otherwise they will be excluded fi'um the levy or Ity order boiu'd. myc. D. H. STALKY. Clerh. i 8ooils in bulk and In puchaircs, put lip the followtiiji: C. M. Perry Co., Michigan. Cleveland Seed Co., Now York. Bur oe Co., Philadelphia, Pa, J, M, Philips, Meroersburg. HAt.E uv JO HIV GASSMAN, HAMMOCKS, All Grades, All Prices, McKEE BROTHERS. N. PuTOMAC STUEET. WHO PRESSED AND CLEANED YOUR SUIT? Why, CLAYBURN; he is line; you can find him in the BUt ALEX. H. MASON, Fire and Life Insurance, Real Estate, Loans, Eents, Collections, 133 W. WASHINGTON STREET, HAC4KRSTOWN, MD. iai ly IF YOU BURN WOOD Von slunilil try our Selected HICKORY and OAK. Sawed and Split to Suit Your Stove, EMBBET COAL Co., 7 Nou'rit JONATHAN Yaril W. Ulinrch LONDON PUKPLE, Paris Green, Insect Powder. Moth Balls. Hellebore. ALL STRICTLY PURE. BLEW LUCAS, deolZ-ly 29 North Potomac St. AGE OFPROGEESSl This Is the ngp of progression, mut In Den- tlftry ns In nil other professions and B jlonoo. old inethoils urt1 becoming obsolete anil InUI (islUe. New and Improved Appliances nml niseovorles nro dully taking their plui-es In uoilttpurtmemtlstlite more true than Don tlstry, especially that of Painless Extraction of Teeth. By the Use of Vegetable Vapor, or Tonal ine, all pain Is done owny with and no bad after eRoets of nny kind. No chloroform, ethor. or liltrous-oxlJo KOS used. Kluest equipped UentiU Office hi the Mnto and second to uone. All worts pertaining to Ui'stclaSH Dentistry dono. Dr. W. Beachlev, (Graduate Dentist.) Hagerstown, Md LOTH ING that is entirely ililTer- cut from any oilier tmtkc. Entirely cheapened, nothing sliglitcil. O'loUiiiii: Unit is cut al'ter llio Newest Destps, iiuuli? ill best custom tailors' way and Unbilled witli an eye to daintiness and detail. 1'i'iccs jttst ns low as such elotliing can be sold. John B. Firey, 10 Nortli street. COLUMBUS CONVENTION, Upon Its Action Will Depend the Move- ments of the Miners of WHEELING, W.Va., May KateLifieUl, president of the Ohio Mine Workers' Association, in an address here today, predicted that the convention, to be held at Golnmbus on- May 29, will order a general strike of miners 'in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. A coal famine worse than that of a year ago will.follow if this action is taken. Katehfield has been working among miners of this section for two weeks and bus them thoroughly orRanized. ELKIIOBN, W. Va., May of the largest coal mining companies in West Virginia are located here, but two hove no men at work as a result of the strike. The Crozier last night brought PRICE ONE CENT AVILDE ON HP3 TRIAL. Testifies In Ills Own Buhalf At the Old Ilnlley. LONDON, May was the usual orowd of people in the Old Bailey courtroom today when Sir Edward Olarke addressed the jury in behalf of Oscar Wilde. Counsel complained of the treatment to which Wilde had been subjected, but paid that the defense had resolved to put him in the witness box again, though "unfit for the ordeal." Wilde was provided with a chair, as he seemed to be utterly broken down. He related how he had been on terms of intimacy with the Marquis of Queeus- berry'a family for years, and entirely denied the charges against him. The lasted over an hour. Wilde, it appeared, was in con- stant communication with Lord Alfred Douglas, who is in Paris. When asked about the famous letters which ware read at the first trial, the defendant said that it was a beautiful way in which au artist would write to a cultured yonng man. Taking up the letter which Wilde wrote to Lord Alfred, praising his "red roseleaf lips" and "slim-gilt soul" that walked "between poetry and 20 non-.union men from Koauoke. Vu., 'ne yolieitorsGeneral asked the defend' ant whothei he considered this letter to Ex-Congressman Barter Makes a Sug- gestion to Meet.-the Deficiently. FEOM DEINK AND TOBACCO. CARLISLE AND JiLACKUTJRN. Halm That the Revenue "Would be Raised and No One Would Suffoi-. IF YOU WANT.... Cfofhes U'lt.t.---- FIT WELL, LOOK WELL, WEAR WELL, Call on Me. I linvo :i lat'fti! Stuck of Fine Goods on liaiul :iiul ovur 300 DIFFERENT SAMPLES to select from. All work gmmuitued. JOSEPH "SENDEE, at NOKTH rOTOHAO S'l'WEKT. T. B. CDSHWA, 8 W. Wash, St., Hagerstown, Md., nmie litit Best and Purest Goods ami sells them nt the LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE. COME TO THE EIGHT PLACE. STAPLE m FANCY GROCERIES, FHOITS, I'l'leil Fruit, Ciiinieil Clnoils, CHOICE AND PUKK LIQUORS, Pure Olil Kvn Whisk Sli I'.KKONMU C! Uhlskcy, Scnti'h Wlilskuy.Hnituly, i nml iMiimiii'HCIimnpiiiriiu, iintprtiuH, 1'iii't mill Shuri'y. PHILADELPHIA BEER uOTIM.Kt> AND T. B. OUSHWA. and strikers are watching the new" men. Ten deputy marshals and a justice of the peace ore at the company's store. PITTSBUKO, May miners' strike of th'is district is practically ended Tho strikers will all go back to work at Iho operators' terms, CO cents per ton. A CONSUL'S QUEKR ALLIANCE. .Tncob Doty Weds n Tahiti Nntlve Aftur tlio Custom of Her Conntry. SAN FisANorsoo, May from Tahiti report the mnrriage there of United States Consul Jacob Lamb Doty, of New York, to a hnlf-caste na tivo girl named Manen Tumeo Baural, aged 10. What makes the marriage peculiar is that Doty did not call in a missionary to tie the knot, but was wedded after tho native fashion. Doty, when appointed by President Cleveland, nine years ago, as Consul to tho Society Islands, was the youngest member in the service. He was ward appointed Consul for Tahiti and met the girl, who is now his wife, in a romantic manner. While cruising in a small yacht with a friend, he espied a uative girl trying to biing to lurid an overturned canoe. Doty swam out to help her, and the acquaintance thns ripened into love. The--girl's guardian objected to the marriage because of her youth, but Doty took her to another islaud, where ho went through the native wedding coromonyi The girl has been we'l edu- cated aud speaks three languages. Doty has many influential friends in Washington, where his brother is an Episcopal clergyman. His mother in a close friend of Ambassador Bayard's family. DEUATIS OVEU be decent. Wilde replied: "Decency does not come into the question." BE 1ST TIME, CITY TAX Notice! That by an order of the Mayor and Council, passed April 20, I am authorized to enforce the payment within 90 days from above date of all city taxes in arrears for the years 1S01. '02 and '93. Therefore take notice that at the expira- tion of 30 days from this 29th day of April I will proceed to levy for the same. JOHN H. NI1DDLEKAUFF, Collector. OHlce in Banking Room of Second National Bank. Hours from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. FRITZ REUTER'S HOTEL RESTAURANT, Cornet- t'ennsylvunliiAvo. and sts. WASHINGTON, D. C. AMBIltCAX AND KUItOI'BAN 1'LAN. Cuntrntly Located. Near mistiness MoUHutt, 1'ubllu lliillillngs, Tlioutros, Depots. An excellent LUNCH from 12 to 2. Klsli, Koast or Stowed Moat, Vegetables, Wine, Uoer or Coffoo, ONLV li" ContH. Our regular SOo. dinner, from 5 to 8, It) tho tlnost lit the city. Menu om- braenH every substantial and dollcucy of the Mention. Cooked ami uarvuil In trtto "Bolmonlco" stylo. Special rates to Excursion Parties. mr74lm Decide Upon that Which Ia Alcoholic. PrrTMttma, Pa., May The Pres- byterian General Assembly decided to- day to raise an anniversary reunion fund of to liquidate debts reported by the various missionary boards of the church. A committee of 25 was ap- pointed to carry the resolution into ef- fect. The standing committee on temper- ance reported through its chairman. The "legislative panacea" was disparag- ed by tho report in contrast with meth- ods of repression and education. A shower of resolutions fell upon the Assembly, ranging all the way from the subject cf non-alcoholic communion wino to an injunction to members of the denomination not to vote in favor of the granting of licenses. The latter was adopted as the view of the Assembly, but on tho former question decided op position was developed. After a long and somewhat disorderly debate, it wus decided that the "unfermeuted fruit of the vino fulfills all conditions of the sue rament of the Lord's supper." Row nt tho Itnb. BOSTON, May 2d last night's SOB- sion of the Common Oonucil, Oounoilmau Crockett objected to an order appropri- ating money for tho oelt-bration of June 17 in Charlestown, on the ground that he had seen men intoxicated and dis- orderly in parades on Bunker Hill Day. Other members gave Crockett the lie and charged him with being a member of the A. P. A. Crocket admitted I he latter assertion and a serious not ensued. Crockett's objection was finally over- ruled. Professor Halo Golnu to Koino. CHICAGO, May William Gardner Hule, head of tho Department of Latin in the Chicago University, has been ohosen the first diriotor of the American College of Classics in Borne. The school was founded under the patronage of the Archaeological and Philological Societies of America. Professor Hale graduated nt Harvard in 1370. Gen. McAlpIn Euenares 'Quarters for the Clevolaud Convention. CLEVELAND, Ohio, May Gen. E. A. MoAlpin, the candidate for presi- dent of the National Republican League, soon to meet here, has engaged as headquarters six large front rooms at one of the leading hotels here. He is from New York, and is adjutant general of that state's militia. It is reported that there are under- ground influences at work which will land Gen. McAlpin in the president's chnir. One argument used in his favor will be that as the present head of the league, W. W. Tracy, lives in Illinois, his successor should bo an eastern man. Presidential politics may also figure in the election. If the silver men prove to be as strong in the convention as they expect they may throw ihe presidency to a western man. John Godnow, of Minneapolis, is Gen. McAIpin's opponent. He would be the natural favorite of the western men, and he is likely to get the vote of Ohio, be- cause he exerted a strong influence to bring the convention to Cleveland, There are however, that Godnow, may drop out of the race. W. A. Mansfield, of Minneapolis, will op- pose Secretary A. B. Pumphrey for re- election. Amoer's Sou In PORTSMOUTH, Eng., May 24. The second son of the Ameer of Afghanistan, Nasrulla Khan, disembarked at Forts month today, being received with royal salutes and met by the naval and mili- tary authorities of the district. Ho was driven to the parade ground, where he inspected G, 000 troops of the garrison. For cigarettes and pipe Pax Tobacco has na equal. Ask your dealer for it. IIOXOBHiTG ENG LAND'S QUEEN y Seventy-Sixth Birthday of Victoria Uni- versally Celebrated. LONDON, May 7Gth birthday of Queen Victoria was observed today in all naval and military stations with the exception of those in this city by the usual display of flags and trooping of colors. Her Majesty's birthday will be observed here tomorrow. Lord Roseberry, the Premier; the JSarl of Kimberley, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; the Marquis of Kipon, Secretary of State for the Colo- nies, and the Kt. Hon. Henry Fowler, Secretary of State for India, are to give dinners at their respective offices. Mr. lowler will entertain Nasrulla Khan, second son of the Ameer of Afghanis- ton, who has jnst arrived in England. Later, Mr. Fowler will conduct Nasrnlla Khan to the first grand reception at the Foreign Office, which takes place in tho evening. Appealed to Bricklayers. CHICAGO, May 24 brick makers have appealed to the Bricklayers' Union for aid in their fight against the bosses, who have refused to pay the union scale. The strike situation now promises to take a peculiar turn. At the bricklayers' meeting tonight it is understood that a resolution will be passed, which practically means a boys oott of all bat union-made brick. The strikers made threatening demon- strations at two or three points today, where brick were being unloaded from oars, but were dispersed by the police. TSoform Given a Ulack Eye. WASHINGTON, May Demo- crats carried the city and county of Alexandria, yesterday by hand- some majorities. W. H. Palmer was elected sheriff, and B. W. Johueon commonwealth's attorney. A hot fight was made against Johnston by the re- form element, which is seeking to stop gambling and racing at St. Asaph's and Alexander Island. MANSFIELD, Ohio, May 24. L. Hurter gave his views at great length today on the issues which confront the people in view of tjje recent decision in tho income tax cases. He has a plan for the rai'liVtig of revenue which he thinks will save the financial depart- ment of the government from embar- rassment. "The tax on nil kinds, or nearly all kinds, of tobacco should be increased to where the result would be an increase of revenue from this source of not less than The tax on beer should be increased which would not result iu any decrease in the size of glass or increase in the coat to drinkers. The whisky tax, already higlj, shoald be enlarged enough to add to the revenue from this source about Tea and coffee should be taxed enough to cost the consumer about one mill per cup or a cent for each ten cups, which tax would bring in about in ordinary years. "Here you have an increase in the in- come of the United States of without putting a noticeable burden upon anybody. With this simple legis- lation our deficiency would be trans- ferred into that wholesome surplus of and no calling or industry would suffer nnd no individual citizen would have any just ground for com- plaint. "It is but fair to say that if the Mo- Kinley bill had not placed sugar oil the free list and granted an outrageous bounty to the growers of sugar, far the sake of increasing an already scanda- lously high discriminating tariff taxes, which go into private pockets instead of the public Treasury, we would in the past four years have had more revenue, and instead of an in- creased debt, approximating 000 on June 30. 1895, would have shown about surplus, with a gold reserve of about with no increase of public liabilities. In other words, but for the wretched measure known as the MoKiuley bill Mr. Cleve- land in and canceling instead of selling United States boude. "Mr. Cleveland's course in the sale of bonds was forced upon him, and the skill ond sound sense he bus displayed io the matter are deserving of the high- est praise. "I feel that the party, if any, which boldly declares for free coinage at 1G to 1 would do well to buy a and order a shroud. However, with all the noise and uproar, the net result will, I fear, be a couple of sneaking, dodging platforms, facing both waye, a kind of political trap to catch the vote a-goin' or a-comm'. If either party has Ihe courage and intelligence to adopt a fair, square, unmistakable plank, which will demand a dollar for the working man worth at all times and everywhere 100 cents in gold it will have a walkover in 1896." Friends of Both. Gentlemen Deny Tlint There Is 111 Feelliisr. WASHINGTON, May of Secretary Carlisle and of Senator Black- burn are anxious to modify statements that were given throughout the country in preass dispatches concerning the re- ported attack on the Secretary by the Senator. It seems that, according to the state- ments of their friends, this attack something of a hypothetical case, was stated to Mr. Blackburn that was It the Secretary was coming to Kentucky to attack him, and this caused indignant expressions on the part of Blackburn, who announced what he would do "if" the Secretary carried out such a pro- gram. Speaking of this reported difficulty between the Senator and the Secretary, a friend of the former, who is a promi- nent Kentnckian, said today: "The short telegram which appeared in the press dispatches a few days ago coming from Ky., in which Aged Ex-Secretary of the Treasury Passes Peacefully Away. END OF A GEEAT CAEEEE- it was stated that the Senator had severely denounced Mr. Carlisle, has every one acquainted with the two gentlemen and their relations with each other knew it would prove, a gross exaggeration, if in fact it could be said to have any real foundation at all It simply grew out of a casual conversa- tion, in which, it being suggested that Mr. Carlisle was coming to Kentucky to make war on Mr. Blackburn, the Senator remarked that if Mr. Carlisle was coming to attack him he would make it warm for him. And this has been tortured into a 'denunciation' of the Secretary. "There is really no such personal feeling between the friends of these two distinguished men. The great mass of the friends of each are the mutual friends of Differences of opinion on the financial question have not changed the personal relations of their friends toward these two favorite sons. Indeed, many of the closest friends and greatest admirers .of Mr. Carlisle differ most radically with him on the pending money question. He says himself that he has no more personal interest in the question than any other good citizens, and there is no more reason for enmi- ties on this account between these gen- tlemen or their friends than that two lawyers who opposed each other in a NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON. Go to Cuba. MADRID, May more gun- boats will leave Spain for Cuba tomor- row. Papers found upon the body of Jose Marti, the insurgent leader who was killed at the battle of Boca de Dos Bios, will lead, it is believed, to the arrest of prominent persons shown to have been giving aid to the insurgents. Byrnes May Have to Go. NEW YOEK, May afternoon paper makes the statement that the police board has determined to remove Superintendent Byrnes and Inspector Williams and to institute a thorough reorganization of the police department. 6 cents a week places THE MOBNINQ NEWS at your door every morning in the week. Always reliable. Admiral Walker Will Probably Talio Command. WASHINGTON, May hag been stated tLat the delay in filling the va- cancy in the command of the North Atlantic station resulting from Admiral Meade's retirement was due to the de- sire of the President to have Cupt. Bob- ley D. Evans made chief of the Bureau of navigation, to succeed Admiral Kam- say, the station for which Oapt. Evans has applied. It is now reported, however, that when the Kiel celebration is over, the New TCgrk, with Copt. Evans in command, will remain on the European station, and that theSan Francisco will be sent home. Meanwhile, if arrangements can be made for the command of the Atlantic station, the assignment will be made without re- gard to the Kiel fleet. Admiral Kam- say wants the command, and Secretary Herbert desires him to remain as chief of the bureau of navigation. The Secretary's wishes may be car- ried out, and .probably will be heeded, in which case it is belieyed that Admiral Walker or Commodore Selfridge, now the ranking commodore, may be given command of the squadron. Admiral Walker has applied for sea dntj. law suit s'hould declare war on each other. "There is without doubt and intense earnestness on the part of the free coin- age meu in Kentucky, as elsewhere, and the political records of the champions are being freely and thoroughly- review- ed. Mr. Carlisle has perhaps earned his greatest reputation by his advocacy ia the courts of doubtful causes. His friends are not now going to become enemies simply because he is defend- ing what they consider a very bad case." OJf SUSPICION'- Sudden and Mlsterloas Deatii of a San Francisco Woman. SAN FRANCISCO, May W. Win- throp, assistant superintendent of Lau- rel Hill cemetery, was arrested early this morning in connection with the mysterous death of Mrs. Jennie Mut- thews last Saturday. Mrs. Matthews died very suddenly while decorating the grave of her child. Her little daughter by whom she was accompanied, said Withrcp gave her mother a pill, but he denied this statement. A chemical analysis of the woman's stomach how- ever, developed the fact that it con- tained strychnine. Evidence is said to have been found now that Mrs. Matthews had her life in sured for a faw days before her death, and that Winthop is authorized in the policy to hold the money in trust for her daughter Minnie, a child five years old. Mrs. Matthews' husband did not know his wife had her life in- sured until after her death, and now the policy cannot be found. No charge was made against Winthrop, but he was locked up, and will be held, pending a further investigation of the case. Inaiotod for MONHOTJTH, 111., May O'Brien and James MoOarty, indicted as principals in the prize fight in thi B county on Easter Stnday, and John Welsh and John 0. Buggy, seconds, pleaded guilty to sending and receiving a challenge, today, and were sentenced to a fine of each and four months in the county jail. School The meeting of the Board of School Commissioners was held yesterday morniug at 9 o'clock. "Commissioners Humrichouse, Armstrongand Examiner Pearson reported that they had inspeo ted the school houses on Monday, at Four Locke, Big Spring, Green Spring Furnace, Shanktown, Fort Frederick and Ernstville. The following trustees were appointed: Election District 11, School District 7, George Matthews vice Eobert Ander- son, resigned; E. D. 21, 8. D. 2, Benj. Bain vice Wm. Bnmmell, failed to qualify; E, D. 7, S. D. 4, Abram Toms vice Upton J, Brown, resigned. Meeting adjourned to meet Tuesday at 2. 30 p. m. At Grant's Grave. COLUMBUS, O., May McKinley has accepted an invitation to deliver a memorial address at Grant's tomb, in New York, on Decoration Day, Invitations to attend have been sent to President Cleveland and Cabinet, Gov- ernor' Morton and staff, Ex-President Harrison and the Mayors of New York city and Brooklyn. CHarse ol Dynamite. Wm. H. Cos, superintendent of the stone quarries at Kearueysville set off a blast of 400 pounds of dynamite. The charge was in twenty-one holes twenty feet deep. The rent in the rock made by the force of the explosion is large and deep. Sale of Farm. F. F. MoComas, C. D. Wogaman and J. O. Snyder, trustees, sold for Ann B., Harriet S. and Elizabeth .Draper, the Draper farm, near Cleorspring, contain- ing 31 acres, to Montraville J. Draper, for an acre. -Presided Ovei- National Finances For Two of tlie Currency System. WASHINGTON, May an ill- ness of several weeks, the Hon. Hugh McCullooh, ex-Secretary of the Trea- sury, died early this morning at his country house at floral Hill, Prince Georgb's county, Md. Death was due to lung trouble and old age. Hugh MoCnlloch was born in Kenne- bnnk, Me., on December, 7, 1SOS. He entered Bowdoin College in 1S24, but did not complete the course of study on account of illness. He' taught school for several years and then studied law. In 3833 he went to Fort Wayne. Ind., where he entered a bank, and'in 1835 was elected cashier and treasurer of the Port Wayne branch of the State Bank of Indiana, At the expiration of its charter in 185G he became president of the Bank of Indiana, a post he retained until called here by Salmon P. Chase, then Secretary of the Treasury, to take charge of Comptroller of Currency, a position created by the national bank- ing act. It was he who organized the office and put in operation the vast machinery of the national banking system. His repu- tation for conservatism influenced the managers of large State banks and pro- moted the conversion of the leading credit institutions of the commercial cities into national banks. In 1SG5, Chase having in the meantime been ap- pointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and Wm. P. Fessenden, his suc- cessor, having resigned, Mr. McCuIloch was appointed Secretary of the Treas- ury by President Lincoln. The Government at the time was in great financial distress. It was incurr- ing enormous expenses and the heavy demands pressed upon practically an empty Treasury. Mr. McCulloclrs first and most important duty, therefore, was to ruise by further loans what was needed to pay the large sums due 000 soldiers and sailors, whose cervices the Government could not dispense with. This was successfully accom- plished, and in less than sis mouths from the time of Mr. McCulloch's ap- pointment, all the mstnred obligations of the Government were paid and the actual work of reducing the debt was begun. His next most important work was the conversion of more than 000 of short-time obligations into a funded debt. This he successfully ef- fected also, and in a little more than two years the whole debt of the country was put in satisfactory shape. In his annual reports Mr. McCuIloch advoca- ted a steady reduction of the national debt, the retirement of the legal tenders and a speedy return to specie payments, urging thut a permanent public debt might be dangerous to republican in- stitutions. He believed also that it was not the business of the Government to furnish the people with a paper cur- rency, that it had no power under the Constitution to make its own notes law- ful money, and that the paper cnrrei of the country should be the bank. His views upon the subject ol the debt were sustained by Congress aa during the last Congress his ideas garding the retirement of legal tenders" and the establishment of a system of banks of issue received much attentions. Secretary MoCullooh retired on March 4, 1869. For nine years, from 1871 to 1879, he engaged in banking in London. In October, 1884, on the resignation of Walter Q. Gresham, then Secretary of the Treasury under Arthur, he waa again appointed Secretary of the Treas- ury. He served until the expiration of Arthur's term, being the only man who has twice held the office of Secretary of the Treasury. Since his retirement he has resided here and on his farm in Maryland. In 1888 he published some interesting memoirs, entitled "Men and Measures of Half a Century." During the last few years, notwith- standing his advanced age, he hascontri. bated to magazines and public journals many articles on financial and economic questions. Tramps Killed In a Wreck. DANVIIT.IE, Ky., May a cinnati Southern freight wreck, caused by a broken axle, near this city last night Stanley Davis and D. B. Stokes, colored, both tramps, were killed. Five other tramps were slightly injured. A Funny -Man. Don't fail to see that funny cammed- ian John B. Mack, hear him sing and see him dance, the funniest man in the business.. At the Academy all next week. Able Artists. Miss Martha Marsh and Mr. Henry Soheff the stars of the Scheflf Seller Co., are artists of rare ability and wiil interest all who go to see them. IVTarrlacre Licenses. A marriage license was issued by Clerk Oswald to David Hoes, Harrisburg, ,Pa., and Edith Thomas, ShaispsKurg, Md.   

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