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   Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania                               Pa. Hill N1OHT. THE DAILY ERA. D. P. MORBI8. C. J.LANE LANE HfiKEl Cull and Examine oar Stock. NO. 4 BOYLSTQN. PA. Day and Night. J TUESDAY APRIL 1886. NO. 163. OF CRUDE. comes to tho surface in tbe Allegbeuy from the moanlains it dfps to the from the Cincinnati arch it dips _. _ _ i _ t -A Look Over Sclen- April on the Mnnce any change until naicg the last bit there wa3 no change. tools out at once there followed by one Bother 600 and grad- will get turned This well is as Dyer No. 1 did. of ifc ia doing some putting it as scoits put it The tan telegraphed for as occurred. When they that will take some of well will be drilled in. have commooced laying a the well. eveo- this well will not im- it w flfUltd frona twenty to H Hke No. 1 thut is be the case Irom present appear- wiJI bs watched with much tbe Co. have a very strong tbe Willeta No. 2. liilldnlliog with no show of oil. sot deep enough but should that point by the mid- ift's No. Barre in bat can see no change. They Hearing tho place to get gns if in that part tho Sbirto Iweuty-fonr-honr 200 Or u fly 100. Dlapatcu to TUB April bit Oil Co.'ti ou the thin afternoon with no iia- lid it.u condition. It will rnako or twenty-five barrel well. It i feet they oil iu the top of right break ing the crest cb Uiey don't improve materially. Ij ditl not gel the puiid ted. and Harper wolla won't get Thursday or Friday. oy wuU made sixty-five barrels twenty-fonr hours. tlKAXD VAI.LKY. iilnl il tojmtch to Tits EJIA.J April Stew- in tho Ornod Willey wns thftk fate Siitnrdiiy gives prwtuNc of baing cno n the Hold. it i3 flowing burrel.s per day. to ICer- EKboll mentioned. Now thin same forma- the lower ia about f-iet below thft surface at notwith- standing it camc-s to the surface at Cincin- nati on the -vveHt and the Allegheny moun- tains on the making the depression ire the formation between the pofots named feet. This basin has a considerable dip to the southwest. The petroleum reports in vol.. 10 of the tenth U. S. census show that a section extending from Black on the Niagara in Erie New to distance 175 bear- as calculated from eralized Vertical Plate VIIV of same abrmfc 24 feet per miJe. Tho report just quoted also the fol- lowing data in regard to ths flip of the third Venango oil Warren te Clin- ton Venaogo hcariag S. distant 10 7 'fca per to Herman BnMer 8 distance 1H Ytf.'t per mile. Warren conniy. I1 man Butler S. distance 62 per mile. From the foregoing it will be. seen 24 feet per tnile ia about the average of tho dip of the bas'm to ton nouthwest. The general lay of tbo basin is noLlhefist arid following the trend of the Allegheny mountains. The forcfroing will give a fair idea of the great synclinal orgeolouical within which the southern oil lielcl lifts. Within its boundaries a geological uai- formity oaciatu that makes the whole a probably productive only diHir- ing iu the points of depth to roach the same oil horizons. The field is being rapidly developed. As an evidf.nuc of Us the production and developments at on the and aud vicinity ou tho west may by while Little Wash- ington iu advance showy how it is extend- ing southwest ward. An important characteristic of this is the numerous hnrixoifS afc which oil has boou found. No less thin Jive producing viz and Every well drilled is pufc down with tbe expectation obtaining oil iu sonm of thfifft possibly all of them. Five producing horisnnagive Live chaacus ol oh- taiuing u paying prodnctioo in every well add tor that reason is a great in- ducement to drill in this and is in it- sulfan offset to. tbo great cost of drilling and completing a well in this territory. Another fuct that should be borne io miud in that underlying this whole nnd within eiwy can tbe Wurren aud Bradford oil the Warren at SOO aucl the Bradford about foot below the the Gordon or third KINX.l.'A. completed by the Anchor wait neariy tip to their expecta- whilo they will allow tho ML 6 which was given up for Hid nothing left remaining to bat tbo has boon accam- Illillleoil for some time pa'-fc and Ibe holn filled up. Saturday Ibeboiier back and they are at ibiog. It will be tubed Ion doae of glycerine in hopes out of it. This well through the sand and proved txperimentfH was ever drilled. in tho southeast corner nnd i little southeast n4e bnrrols for several days. Wpowible that it is tho of ihtirlast two wells. There is a this nw u well on the tolled to this sand and proved a iMorse'ssalt water on the i still pumping 200 barrels tbont one barrel of oil. The which was put in iu hopes of has but little effect oo Marsb farm ia doing 300 water and about thirty oir- three inch barrel that. thia well has helped it cou- tjithey never made connections hours niter pumping the river is doing three arc now trying to force au WO feet where they 'bdrill next ft Co.'a on the Richard- n nnd dry. At their ven- weriver tboy fished nstem out 'j'Wcb jumped tho hole. Oil Company arc on the Eolliua. ifrmT this company und K in Mr. English f- one-eighth interest in fttd deacn'hcd the great HynclinaJ iu which thia fiold it may be well to add a short account of the local b.utins that nre found within the field. The csxil basins afTorcl tho illastratioos of bituminous coal regions of Pennsyl- vania cover the western third of the the greatest thickness of coal be- tbe southwestern corner. Six wide parallel basins SWRCP around from tlte boundary line with Xew York State southwpstwBrd into Ohio and West Virginia. The of the Allegheny containing the lovvost limits tho region to the southeast. An ir- regnlur parallel with and thirlj' miles distant from ihe shore of Lake limits it ou tbe northwest. The hasinc all gradu- ally deepen yoing and all are subdivided into smaller basins by gentle In ODO or two I ho coal bedadip as muuh as but over aluiosfc the entire urea t-hoy are so ucnrly horixon- tnl tliat a dip of or is exceptionally great. Taking Iho points on the Mnnon- gttbela and Ohio where these bisins it may bo of interest to trace their course to the as estji'tliaherl by the second t-eological survey of Pennsyl- vania. Vol. K of the reports of said There are live main cjnclinala or trongha which will pnunicrnted and rlc- tie Lidbou lymg be- tween the Fayette and axes. the Waynesburg between tins Wsyaesburg aud Pin-bo completed next to n duster the Harris its gauge bsing about two barrels. will start A rig on the Wit week. SOUTHERN OIL F1KI.D. it includes Southwentern tho Niucvab lyiuy be- tween the Pio-hook aud axpy. the Mansfield lying between the Washington and Clnysville axes. the HurgoUatowu syuclinal. This synclinal lies uorlhweat from the ville axes. The Lisbon synclinal crosses the Moutm- gabolu river the mouth ot'Muddy iu Cumberland Greene county. It passes nearly a mile southeast from Car- then through Greene aud crosses Whileley creek near the east- ern border of Whitoly there it is evidently thrown for it reaches Dunkard Creek at u little way east from the border of Wayne not far be- low Blacksville. The precise Hoc of this axia is ascertained with some as __________. along it there cc.cars some- subordinate Southeastern West very but quite Kentucky. The new one of which is distinctly marked on Glade near Carmichaels. From the summit oftheFayette axis to the bottom of the troagh there is an 'average dip of 110 feet per mile. From the crest of tin burgaxis to tbe bottom of the trough the average dip is about seventy feet per mile. The Wayneshurg synclinal crosses tbe Monongahela River near the luouth of Pigeon crossing through Fallow-field and Somerset Wash- ington where it is closely followed by the channel of Pigeon il passes a little east from Bentleysville and enters West jrfethlebetn Washington where it crosses the north fork of Ten Mile Creek near ZolJarsvillc. Beyond that locality it becomes very shallow and is traced with difficulty. In Greene crosses Huff's Creek near the eastern line of Washington town- Ten Mile near tbe mouth of Brown's and Duokard not far from Bent post- in Wayne township. It is so shal- low at each of these places that its existence a Mint i waa ascertained only by means of leveled M m I io commence at a line from the Thorn Creek s and went- field to tbe Cincinnati mnniog eastward from pawthronRh tbe counties iana and tak- county south of of Indiana f of townahipH in Weatward thia lino Beaver and iu cotmties of the direction Eaatero from -_- tjlar- one in .tocks were The Ninevoh synclinal crosses the Monougaheln River near Six Mile Ferry. It is very shallow at this and con- tinufs so until it reaches the Washington county from which pwnt to the ex- treme southwest corner of the the trough ia deep and very distinct. It enters North Strabane Washington at ite northeastern and passes out of it near Clokeys- into Sonth Strabane township.' It 1 crosses the National road a little east from the village of Martinsburg and enters Mor- rig township near the pointwhere Morna ami Franklin join. In Morris ifc- passas almost direcMy through Prosperity. Here it is thrown eastward to coincide with the deflection of the Pine-hook rind eaters Greene county about two miles east from iu true line. In that county it Brown's fork of Ten Mile about half a mile north of Gray's fork about a mile east from Graysville- the Dunkard fork of South Wheeling at the southeast corner of Richbill the Aleppo fork of the same stream near the line of Alleppo and Spriaghill aad passes into Went Virginia at the ex- treme Pou-hwest corner of the State. The Mansfield synclinal crosses the Ohio river near Nimick's but it is very indistinct. It crosses the Pan-Handle Railroad at Mansfield. In Washington county it 'crosses Miller's rnn in Cecil townahip below the West fork of Chattier Creek in Chartiers at the B. O. Railroad about one mile west from the eastern Hue of Buf- falo Robinson-s fork in West Finloy about three miles below the village of Good .-imUhence .soon passes into Went Virginia ft. is oxceertiuglv shallow everywhere. The crosses the Ohio rivor at Island It is extremely shallow. Ii Itaccooa Creek below the mouth Tramp Traverse Kuri ecu- KBIT'S and ruachea Wash- ington county Fiv.ukforl. South of this it is evi.lvmly .shifted to the and is well mail.el ia the which it crosses at This trough dis- appears nod cannot be fouud in Ihosouthorn jwrt of Smith nor iu the Cross Generalized vertical from the top of ihe upper barrcu coal measures io the cquifcroiis showiiiR the oil liorUnns of New York and Geological oj I'pper Barren CoaT Measure. Washington. Upper Barren Coal Measure. Wflyncsbnrg Coal. G I Upper Productive1 Coal Measure. Uonl. i Lower Barren Coal O 1 i o Homework S IMthole f.Jrit. Jfirst and second oilstones. Stray. GnrJou orThird dand- i-tono. CO I Productive Ooai Mountain Crawford Shales. Group. M and Thin Pmidstonc. o Warren Oil Group. Shales iu tbia bedded Sandstones. .Bradford Sd oil SaurtT en o Canada Oil Rock. Devonian Slates aud Shales. Lime- 1UDDLED WITH Two Brothers on Trial for Murder Dis- posed of hy a Mob. April rnorn- the city of Anthony was the scene of a most tragic affair. two months ngo a fighfc occurred in tbe villlage of near this between two brothorg named ami a man named Adel Shearer. Tho lutter was fatally wounded and Weaver boys were arrested and hurried away to avoid mob violence. Last week they were returned for trial bnt their cases were continued for the with bail fixed ut each. At 1 o'clock this morning a mob of forty or more armed men surrounded the residence of the sheriff where the piisoners werere under guard. Tbe guard bearing- them rushed the pris- oners outlho back door and into biice- inonii of the new school building. The sheriff was taken prisoner by the mob and guarded. The deputies finding ifc usslewj to resist surrendered. The Weaver broth- ers defended themselves iu their struggle for Jife with a which they had takeu from one of the deputies. They were finally overpowered by the crowd aud disarmed' Hopes were placed about their necks and preparations were mado to haug them to the but the trample of approaching J'eet scared the mob so that they fired fifteen or twenty into each literally shooting them to pieces mounting their rode rapidly nwuy. The- mother of the boys and the wife of one of them -witnessed the entire tragedy. SKA 'FOOD at 7 Main street. MABKS BROS.1 spring business TUAT CVCI'ONIS HOKROK. DaiuHKOH at Death TJst Swelled to Seventy-seven April careful appraisement of the damage of property hy the cyclone at St. Cloud makes the total At Sank Jlapida there wcro buildings destroyed with their worth Up to noon to- day nearly had peen contributed by Minnesota towns for tbe relief of the aufierere. There were three more deaths making a total of seventy-seven. Not more than one or two others are ex- pected to die. The work of rebuilding Sank TCapids is progressing fast. to Immediately two good assistant millin- ers at 22 Main street. 4-19 Twenty-Hflh Anniversary. April surviv- inc veterans of the old Massachusetts bixld met bere to-day to commemorate the anniversary of the regiments famous passage through Baltimore. Ibe city is gailv decorated. At tho dose of its busineS session regimeptul asBOcifttion escorted Gens. Butler and Banks and other from Ibe alalion where a banquet was spread bpeecbea were made by Mayor Abbott Lieut. Oov. Edward F. ot New who oom- the Sixth in Baltimore Gen. and Col. B. F. of New York and others. CBOQUET at DAVIS'. 16-6t MARKS 6ne spripg peckweaf. 'MISBEHAVIOR' CHARGED BT THE CO INVESTIGATING CHARGES AGAINST W. F. KELLY. Be Should Not Have Repeatedly Listened to Alleged Corrupt The Street Paving Health aud Poor ri The meeting of the Common Councils last evening was largely attended by citi- zens interested in the street Kelly investigation and the election of Overseers of the Poor. The members ot the Com- mon branch present President Greeae- Conncilmen Auglunj Wea- Fox aad Wateon. Minutes read and approved The fol- from the Board of Health was re- ceived and filed April 1SSG. To tlie Select and Common Councils of the Ctiy of Your Board of Health have to re- port the condition ot the citv as very much improved in the past year. Notwithstand- ing the limited amount of fund sat our disposal we have succeeded in causing n general clean- ing up ol t tie city last suiucner. almost all instances the citizens responded cheerfully to the notices served by our oflictrs. and the ad- Tftntnges secured to all the efforts of your Board we mate our duties the incoming year much lighter in this direction. The dumping ground secured K not such as it should but seems to be the lust that can be found. It will be necessary to employ scav- enger to bury tlie garbage taken there by others caring for his which the Board now doing. -The city las escaped acy .serious and the efforts of our officers may be tiscribccl the main reasons for our freed on. We call your attention to our recommcndition.s last particularly tbo dangerous nuistuccs existing at tlie corner's of xvemu and Congress struiitjmd Covydou and MechHnui and which can only bo removed by u connection to tliu sewers in wonld urge upon councils the importance of -iction upon tliis snbjctt without dclny. Our system of sewemjto is very imperfect and incompluto and siiouui be extended and improved at eirhest time pos- sible. t We anticipate for the fiscal year ending a larger of monies for the proper protection of otr citizens irom contagious and re- spectfully urge upon councils the importance ol maklDcr the appropriations to thU department as April making a total of 128 dauhs. Thu Webster Undertaking Co. reports fifty deaths since November twuty-fivc adults and twenty-five children. Lane report twenty- eight deaths in February and nineteen adults and nine which are those al- ready reportpd by the physicians. The Board at a recent instruct the health officer to aottfy nil property owners on Main street to connect their buildings to the Main street and the same has been done by that officer. We also dusire u call your atten- tion to the fact that two members of the Messrs. Kolfe and of otfice expires ihe 26th. Vnurs very truly. P. X. 1'rcsicent cx-oflicio. C. T. WRIGHT. K. V. TJ. P. Kl.LIS. Au ordinance exempting from taxation the property of all mannfaotnrers in the city of was returned by the Ordi- nance Committee without their approval for the following The Ordinance Committee report adversely on ordinance for the rcasoiiBthflb the Gounnils 1m ve no power exonerating city taxes in this r and in your committee's estimation this ordinance would be UU-gaL Report adopted. The event of the evening was the report of the investigating committee on the charges brought against Councilman came up under the head of miscella- neous and unfinished business. The com- mittee submitted the following April 1S80. To ihe Common. Council of ihe City of Your committee appointed to investigate the official conduct or misconduct of W F. one of tlie members of the common branch of and to ascertain whether there is or is sutlUient cause to justify the Common Council in his seat respectfully submit tnc following We find from Mr. Kelly s own without considering the domain jj testimony of other he is guilty of misbehavior in oHicc in tlmtnflerconr.pt us ho alleges liad been made to him by Mr. the representative of the Bradford Gaslight and Heating which shon'd have put him on his and which he should have with contempt. he was willing to and did to tho oilice of said company the City of Bradford to receive and hear further proposals of like kind. When asked why he went a second and third time after a corrupt proposition hud been he told yon 1 went there to sec what he had to oifer and what he wanted to I'jijTO of testimony and npftin on page in answer to the did you so he went there to see what proposition he would We think that although this may not bo a misdemeanor under the yct'it is clearly in which cannot be tod strongly ami which comes dearly within the provision of the Act of Ass-mbly Section 2fi. which branch shall have power and authority to vacate the scat of any of its mcmh --rs for misbe- neglect of duty or Tn conclusion we desire to say that we nave tried to act impartially and with r. spirit of fair- ness to Mr. and we have throughout our investigation realized the grave consequences of our liniiinir to Mr. as well as its import- ance to the as we that ft proper administration of municipal atnurs re- quires absolute honesty of purpose in the offi- cial actions of members of and im- pelled by a sense of duty to the other members of Council and to the people we make this regretting at the same time that the occasion ever arose requiring us to perform this duty. We herewith submit the entire testimony taken bvns. R. M. R. A. A. M. L. Motion that reporb be received and placed on file. Adopted. By That the City Solicitor be authorized to employ Hon. if. F. if he can be n no some other counsel to assist him in the trial of the case oi Ella Carlisle agnmat the nou on the trial Referred to Ordinance Committee. isolation by of Select accompanied hy letter from Smiley That the proposition made by plaintiff to com woniiac and settle the case of ngninst Sc C y now pending in the Court of Common Picas of McKean coun Ly nt -No lo Dc- rpmbcr term. be accepted and that the City SoUcitor to withdraw hls appear- ancc and allow a.inrleraent X. vs lake i CITY OK J without taking wit- if Plaintiffs Attorneys. Concurred in. .701XT SESSION. The Joint Street Committee presented the following Pa April ISSb. To Ux Sdcct and Common of the City of j R A. K. DARBOW. J.B F.VEREL. K. 3ICALLISTF.Il. K. A. A. M. MAYEB. Two plans and specifications on street paring and all not wool per- the session. ww made to conform to the ordinance cow in and plan did not. The report caused lepgtby debates and some and pointed eloqnence. The new Golds- borough. Anglnn and Whitehead opened the aud gave the lobby some interest- ing speeches. After n tiresome pro and a motion to .lay plan ou the table was also that further action on plau be postponed until next meeting was adopted. Motion that plan be taken from the also re- port of acd re-commit ted was carried. The fol-vwing ''Poor were then elected to serve as overseers of the poor for the current First KcBonald. Second T. Kinsler. Third A. Tevlon. Fourth A. Boyne. Fifth C. Konntz. Following letter from ex-City Engineer T. A. rend and April To tJie Select and Common Councils of ihe City of Bradford have heen requested to be n candidate for re-election to the office of City EQ- yioeer. I have tho offer of oilier more lucrtvive positions anrt expect to leavrf Hie city lierore my ue.xt term would expire nnd thpretoco deem it advisable to decline to be a eanditate. X r.-gret partiug with -you ns our relations have been pleasant and f take this occasion to thank you fur the many courtesies extended me. Your obeiUeut T. A. City Engineer. COUNCIL EESUMED. Motion that when we adjourn weadjoura to meet Monday night. Adopted. Motion that we reconsider tbe vote on the report of the investigating committee. Adopted. Moved and seconded that the report be adopted and placed ou file. Adopted. Adioarnud. APPKOVKD 15Y THE DEMS. The Programme Adopted by tho Seuuto Republican Caucus Committee. April Republi- can Canons Committee of the Senate met lust Saturday afternoon to consider the or- der of both executive and legisla- tive. It waa decided to .recommend that every Monday be devoted to executive sessions and ihafc together with sessions OD other days would aoon clear up the execu- tive calendar. With regard to legislative business it was agreed to take up the cal- endar from day to day aud go on with un- objected cases. The pension cases favorably reported the inter-State commerce the bankrupt bill and other important pending measures are to receive early but it was understood that appropriation bills are to have the precedence at all times. The Democratic Caucus Committee met this morning when the programme of the Republicans waa submitted to them aud approved. Among the Democrats there is a manifest inclination to unite with fios Republican Senators who favor tho Fitz John Porter bill to give it early but it was not deemed expedient to include it among the measures formally agreed upon for consideration because of the bitter opposition to the bill ou the part of some Senators. The Senators of both sides are desirous of finishing np the executive cal- endar as fast as practicable. The undersriindicy is that where no charges are pending against suspended om- those nominated to sncceed them shall be confirmed where there is nothing against the character or qualifications of ths nominee. TaLe and Deep Rock mineral by bottle or at Main street. XKAIU.V EATEN TO DEATH. A Heater Harily Used Up by Un- known Persons. April Saturday evening Alfred who lives fifteen miles north ol' iu Mont- gomery had a difficulty with his wife over aomo property. Ho boat her severely anil she left tho house. Lincoln when abont 11 o'clock a man who bore tiic appearance of a negro awoke him and said a neighbor had sent him to request that Lincoln come to his as his horse wan sick. Lincoln un- suspectingly left for his neighbor's house. lie was met hy a blackened who threw a rope around his neck. In the meantime the first man appeared and to- gether they tried to hang Lincoln to an adjacent tree. Mo resisted and yelled which awoke the neighbors. The men then belabored him over the head and knocked him insensible. lie was fouud early Sunday morning stilt uncon- scious and nearly ben ten to death. The raeu wbo attacked him are supposed to be brothers of Lincoln's who blackened themselves to prevent identification. This morning constables were scouring the countryside in search of his assailants. __ _ ___ BASE balls and bats at ____ _____ MARKS BROS.' spring dress suits. SIGN OF Clovelnntl Excited Over a Hliie Foff llmt MCHIIH the Approach of tho Plftptie. April On several mornings during the past week the air has been thick with a bluish fog from the V earth. Its presence is regarded by persons conversant with its previous appearance here as ominous of an approaching epi- demic of cholera. It is a singular cited by those who went through the cholera. plagues of 18GO and earlier that the same bluish fog has always pre- ceded an outbreak ot the dreadful scourge. and that it has not been seen here nntil this week since the last cholera plagne. Scientists whose attention baa been called to the fact believe that conditions favorable to the creation of this fog are fa- vorable to the spread of the cholera con- MABKS BROS.' light-weight underwear. FINK assortment of wines and ales at 7 Main street. ISennett Brook Too Company Offer to supply guaranteed free from all upon the most reasonable terms. Office with C. P. Cody In- surance 59 Main street. Telephone No. .2in. 4-5-tf J. J- SHEEHY. ARTISTS' material at 30 Main street. _ artotypes at BRESXAN DA vis7. MABKS BROS.' straw hats. Gen. Second Trial. NEW April prosecution in the second trial of Gen. Sbaler closed its side of the case and counsel for de- fense made their opening argument. Mr. Howe requested the to require the district attorney to elect ou svbicu count of the indictment he would proceed. This refused. Tbe counsel then asked that the case bo taken from the consideration of the asserting that tbe chief evidence for the prosecution was that of a self-con- fessed perjurer. The motion was denied. LOST. Again Under a This Time Watery One. April flood ap- pears to be but very and the city presents much tbe same appear- ance as yesterday. The village of Lnprairie is seen appar- ently surrounded by water. All down tho sooth shore of the river to Lambert tbe ice is piled up the very doors of tho houses facing the river. On this side of the river tbe scene is quite as desolate. Frotu the very foot of the rapids down to the Hoclic- lega the river seeaia to be over its banks. AH Point St. Charles appears to be under water. Every street in the lower part of the running parallel with the line of is a The river is clear of ice from a short distance above tho bridge clear away west lo the but from the bridge east till the river is lost sight of some miles Oowu is a complete block of ice. The loss to merchants iu the storehouses aud ware- houses in the city cannot be estimated. The present flood is thirty-oue inches higher thrm that of 1861. The water remains at forty-nine feet and seven inches above low water mark nnd is running through the streets like a mill race. The damage will not fall of and by some is estimated aa high as There are not less than submerged mostly in Griffitowu and Point St.. Charles. There is a great amouut of su Her ing. Every effort has been made to alleviate the snJVeriug. Five thousand loaves ol packages of 100 barrels of sugar and bushels of potatoes have been distributed to-day in police boats A reporter who traversed tbe submerged dis- tricts tn-dr.y found grnut distress. In some houses families of twenty people were found living in at lies while all their provisions and f urn i tare were floating about iu seven feet of water in the lower rooms. In eight houses visited persons were found with no clothes in which to lay them out and no way to procure coffins. The entire Hooded district resembles a great the surface of which ia covered with every of craft and improvised from floating pieces ol etc. WORKME MASS AT WASHINGTON'- ADDKKSSKD BY DIS- TINGUISHED to- TBE GAXiICrAN HORROR. One Hundred Persons Kuoivn to Ifnvc tost Their Liven April The total number of persons who lost their lives by the fire which destroyed the town of is now known to be of whom fifty were children. A majority of the inhabi- tants absent at a fete outside of the town when the fire started. They returned with all possible bnfc before they could reach their homes the fanned by a strong had obtained such headway that the efforts of the people with the ap- pliances at hand were powerless to stay the progress of the flames artotypes at BRKNKAN DAVIS MIXED all at SJKG- 30 Main street... i'owclerly on the Klgliv-Hoiir Movement. April Master Workman Powderly went to Wash- ington this afternoon to testify b-fore the Congressional Committee appointed to in- vestigate the cause of the southwestern strike. He stated emphatically that no demonstration would be uiado by authority of the KnJgbls of Labor in favor of the eight-hour movement on the first of and said the country is not yet prep n red for snch a change. He is ia favor of lessen- ing the hours of but ia op- posed in hasty action nnd says must be a full discus- sion of ihe subject and a com- plete understanding of itiu ail its bearings by employer and employed before any steps are taken to introduce such a system. The. interest of contractors and vorhingmen must be thoroughly considered in framing such a programme and there is not sufficient time to do ibis before the first of next month Ho added that the Knights of Labor bad not sot any time for inaugu- rating the eight-hour movement and would not rto so until the country was fully pre- pared for it. THK Three Heroes are coming. DRINK Weyand's sparkling and at Lours Union House. 30-2w Taken Passage for America. April Commer- cial-Advertiser states that Miss Frauds S. Foisom with her mother and brother have taken passage for America and will sail on Mav 18. anil to thr. Point The Part that the Government Will ho Called Upon 1o Troops Out at April Another mass meeting was held iu Armory Hall night. The hall was many ladies occupying tbo front seats. Representa- tives Svvinbnrn and Forau were the only Congressmen on iho plat- Congressman of Xcw and in his opening remarks acknowledged iu his selection aa presiding oOiecr an honor to his He reviewed the work of organized labor in this through repented failures. bad reached a position tiuitattractid alien tionofallat the present day. of the eight hour law he said tbo lime would come when the hours of working- men rnnst be shortened. Notwithstand- ing St. Louis no more blood would bo shed in labor ironbles m Instead of with the the American workinp- man would hen after settle their troubles wiiu tue nmiot. Frank M. ft prominent of addressing the hn wanted Congress to know that working- men were getting ready to break looso from all political parties. The consoli- dated railroad Ihe national Lbe tariff the Stan- dard Oil the coal ring had rnn the Government long enough. Tom William K. VandorbilL and Jay Gonld bad taught workingnien coni- socialism. tion nud aud the eternal living God they would profit by t hat teaching.'' Mr. Fogg warned to abolish tariff turn every cnstom honso into an asylum lor tramps and. pi-otccti Ameri- can industry by reducing the of capital. Capital was transportation was high and Inbor low. Senator Voorhees. who cauie late on tho spoku brietly and com- bination on the part of workinmnon protect their interests. danger In was not from the clauses who labor but rather from those who neither do they spin.'1 The Senator in closing apologized for the b cvity of his remarks nud assured his hearers and work- ingmen that in tho future as in the while he might talk much to his record would show that his votes were always right. Congressman the colored ropro- sontalive from North also spoko assuring workiuginen tliat he WAS heart and soul with them in the work of reform. Workingraon were endeavoring lo free tho country from the vcstign of shivery. Through armed force we had freed country of negro slavery and through or- ganization workingmcn should free irom every form of oppression hy organi- xatiou. Congressman of nir.do brief ypeech nrfliug the ruction of Heonepin cannl. As the aoti of n working man he wautcd to give workingmen Rubatautial benefit in fhoshnpe of a wntcr- way which would the cost- of trans- portation to the consumers of ICiwt and so compete wiMi and control railroad mag- nates such a.s Jay Gonld. Kesolntions were adopted pndoi-King the cnnrse pursued hy Master Workman Powderly in bis dealings with Jay GonM the strike troubles and carnrally br- Cching all opposed to monopoly to con- tribute to Mr. Powderly 'H cnll lor aid for the .strike sufferers and the meeting adjourned. Mr. who was expected to ad- dress the not Wash- ington nt a late hour to-night. HOXIKSMILKS AT Thn Coinmltfco Ynlln in n tho Hoard of ST. April Bot-h part-ics seemingly content with the therefore the strike prencntB nochnnKc.i to- day. A story linn gained circulation that. in order to impress Oglopny that the military in Roab St. Louis is a standing the railway oflicia's lately fixed ri up n plan to have the militiamen fired upon DOW and blank cartridges to be npud. This is however. Military rule in Kost 8t. Louis seems to become oven mote and more burdensome the people. Com- plaint 13 rondo Unit the mont pcnccnhly din- posed citizens arc nrrastftfl and thrown Into the bouse if they happen to look likfl a laborer on strike. but the gMi-d is kept full of in'in. The final failure of the commiUco to get a hearing from the resident dirccUirH of the Missouri Pacific occurred whereat there is some indignation. Mr. publishes daily that the road ia doing a greater than ever before and .smiles at all attcnipln at arbitration. KNOWN' for its Union House. 16-2w MARKS spring childs' Bay at Cantle Garden. NKW April This was the busiest day at Cos Lie Garden thus far ibis spring. Koar thousand emigrants were landed. for Weyand's export for family use at Union Honse. 16-2w By the bottle or on at 30 Main street. Angelica Bank April 19. Chamberlain was to-day appointed receiver of the Firat National Bank of N. Y. Easter offerings at BRKNNAN 16-5t DAVIS The Revengeful Priest's Victim Dead. April The Bishop of who was snot by a revengeful priest died to-day. 9 THE Three Heroes are coming. The April Xo freight moved out of the city to-day by the Lake Shore rond. One or two fttt.empi8 wen- made to get out. trains bnt they proved un- successful. A deputation of Lake ftlmro officials called upon the sheriff this noon and requested that he nso his power in thwarting tbeeffbrLsof the it was were preventing tho rond from operating its trains. Up to a late bonr to- night the sheriff bad not decided what steps he would take in the matter. A no- tice was sent out to-day from the Lake Shore road lo declining for thu present loreceire any freight for shipment. Trouble KeHrcci nt Springfield. April 20. 1 A. M. Di.s- patches received here fttato that Governor Oglesby left Springfield at midnight iu re- sponse to appeals from the Lake Shore Railroad Company and Sheriff Hancbett. It ia said be is accompanied by General Vance. At a late bonr last night the Hod- man at Rock were ordered by command of the Governor. The troops are now at their prepared for immediate service. This lion is taken in anticipation of trouble in Rock Island and Chicago. It is probable that the Burlington Qnincy and Rock Island switchmen will go within forty-eight hoars. CREAM water at 30 Main street. 4-20-1 w Wanted. Immediately two good assist ant millin- ers at 22 Main street. 4-19 Soda Soda With pure frnit and cream syrape. Our coffee syrap takes dfc cake. 30 Main street. NKW Easter offerings at HJ-5t BEADFOBD COAL CoMPANy are now selling maple 16 and 18 at delivered. 4-20-tf MASKS light office coato. i -'A   

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