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Defiance County Republican Express (Newspaper) - December 12, 1890, Defiance, Ohio Republican express. Defiance Ohio Friday. December 12, i890. Republican express. Defiance. Ohio. Jthompson. Editor Ayd Publ Heb. Caught from the wire telegraphic news from All Over the world. Forty five nationalists withdraw from Parnell and organize another meeting kahns the Fostoria murderer captured by fort Wayne officers after a desperate resistance accidental shooting. Reward renewed Joe Coburn dead. Parnell must of. A majority of Irish members withdrawn from the conference. A London special dated the 8th inst., says the Irish nationalist conference with or. Parnell in the chair met in its room at the hour of noon and resumed its deliberations. A letter was read from or. Gladstone in which he refused to give an Assurance to the Irish party As Long As or. Parnell was the Leader. After a heated discussion or. Sexton arose and speaking with Calm deliberation but in a tone indicative of suppressed emotion delivered to or. Parnell the ultimatum of the majority of the Irish representation in parliament. The ultimatum was to the effect that in the event of an affirmative decision of or. Parnell As to the resignation of the chairmanship being delayed after 6 of clock this afternoon the majority would at once withdraw from the present conference and proceed to Convene a separate meeting of the majority. A this meeting a said or. Sexton slowly and deliberately facing his colleagues a will depose Charles Stewart Parnell from his place As Leader of the National party of Ireland a or. John of Conner moved the passage of a Resolution which declared or. Gladstone a letter in reply to the overtures of the special committee of conference to be unsatisfactory and asserting that Ireland requires positive and unequivocal Assurance from the Liberal Leader on behalf of his party regarding the vital questions of Irish control of constabulary and land problems. Or. Abraham then took the floor and moved As an amendment to or. Of Connors motion a Resolution that or. Parnell should at once vacate the chairmanship of the Irish National party. Or. Parnell stolidly refused to put the question to or. Abraham s Resolution whereupon Justin Mccarthy and forty four other members of the conference arose from their seats and slowly filed out of the room. Kuhns c captured. He makes a desperate resistance and shoots a policeman. Marvin Kuhns the desperado who murdered Campus at Fostoria Ohio was captured by sheriff Viberg of fort Wayne at a farm House fifteen Miles North of that City. He was seen at fort Wayne by several parties who knew him and the sheriff was notified. That officer summoned his deputies and gave Pursuit. Deputy sheriff Wilkinson and police officer John Kennelly started taking the Churubusco Road while the other two officers were scouring through the other part of the country. At Churubusco they Learned that he had just arrived there by a train and was then on his Way to his fathers House. They started at once in hot Pursuit and overtook him just out of town and commanded him to surrender. He turned quickly and fired shooting Kennelly. A number of shots were fired and Kuhns escaped to a farm House where he was afterwards captured by sheriff Viberg. It was found that he had five bullets in his body which will probably end his life. Officer Kennelly had three bad wounds and he will die. A lad named Mencie a companion of Kuhns was wounded in the leg. Kuhns is in jail at fort Wayne. Kennelly was a Bright and popular officer and has the reputation of being the bravest Man on the fort Wayne police Force. He was 28 years old and unmarried. Kuhns parents Are very respectable people and have for years owned and worked on a farm eight Miles North of the scene of the affair. In a living Tom i. Philip Mclennan a Miner in the Alberta Coal pit at Lethbridge n. W. T., has been imprisoned Twenty four hours in the mine through a Cave in. A Small Hole has been drilled through fourteen feet of Coal and the Man is yet alive. Minors Are working desperately to save their comrades life. They can work but a few minutes at a time owing to the . Injured on a revolving saw. J. B. Lipes one of the proprietors of the Bartlett amp Cummins Sawmill at Huntington ind., rested his Arm on a table not knowing that a very rapidly revolving saw was there. He leaned his Arm on the saw7 and the entire left forearm was terribly lacerated. Will labor no longer Swan Gustafon a swede 29 years old who was working a labourer at Cherokee la., on a Railroad As a labourer has just fallen heir to �5,000,000 by the death of a relative in Pennsylvania. He has left for Philadelphia to claim his Fortune. Ruined and died in despair. Clara Mcneil an 18-year-old girl who lived with commissioner elect Rutledge near Taylorsville Ohio committed suicide by jumping into the Muski Ngum River. She was Enceinte and despondent. Ten millions for the strip. Col. Snyder president of the Cherokee live Stock association telegraphed chief Mays of the cherokees offering $10,000,000 in Cash for the Cherokee strip. Ten thousand Short. The methodist conference of North Georgia which is in session at Washington ga., has discovered a shortage of $10,000 in the account of Hon. J. S. Stewart treasurer of the missionary fund. The treasurer has been displaced from his position. He claims that the apparent deficit is due to bad Book keeping and is paying up the shortage. Mrs. Snell a renewal. Mrs. Snell the widow of Amos j. Snell has renewed her offer to pay $50,000 for the arrest of William b Tascott and his detention until identified the Reward to hold Good one year. Veyo with the rank of lieutenant colonel and in 1872, president Grant promoted him to the chief purveyor ship of the army and he held the position until August 19 last when president Harrison appointed him surgeon general. Redskins auction. General Miles on Ike Indian situation. Gen. Miles in an interview regards the Indian situation As very grave and says that the seriousness and danger of the situation have not been exaggerated. He says that the disaffection is More widespread than it has been for Many years and the tribes Are in thorough sympathy. The plot he says is More comprehensive than anything Ever inspired by the Prophet Tecumseh or even Pontiac. When asked if the Campaign preparations were completed he said a not quite but everything will be in readiness in a few Days. All that is possible is being done to encourage the Loyal and reduce the number and influence of the Hostiles and in this Way an outbreak May be averted. Gen. Miles estimates the number of affected indians at about 30,000, which Means about 4,000 fighting men and says there Are 6,000 More in the Indian territory who will have to be watched in Case Active operations take place. They Are Well armed every Buck having a Winchester and knowing How to use it and an outbreak would Cost the lives of a great Many men and destruction of hundreds of Homes in the Gen. Miles has received a Telegram from Gen. Brooke in command at Pine Ridge Agency saying that matters there were quiet that the indians had some cause for complaint with regard to the Issue of rations to them but that he thought he would be Able to remedy the matter shortly and in the meantime he was using every Effort to further the separation of the hostile from the peaceful indians. The Farmers. At the session of the National Farmers Alliance held at Ocala fla., Polk was re elected president by acclamation. B. F. Kover of Kansas was unanimously elected vice president and j. H. Turner of Georgia was elected Secretary. The growth of the order is shown by the fact that in the first year 1,000 new Charters have been issued for sub alliances of which 132 were for Indiana 152 for Colorado 252 for West Virginia 106 for Michigan 95 for Virginia 86 for Illinois 83 for South Carolina 61 for Ohio 59 for Pennsylvania 30 for new Jersey. 5 for Minnesota 5 for Iowa i for Oregon and i for Oklahoma. State Charters have been granted to Indiana Illinois Colorado Michigan West Virginia Oklahoma and North Dakota. Death of surgeon Baxter. Surgeon general Baxter of the army who was stricken with paralysis died at his residence in Washington. Or. Baxter was born in Vermont in 1837. He practice Law when a Young Man and later became a physician and in june 1801 he entered the army As surgeon of the thirteenth Massachusetts volunteers and the next Jear became brigade surgeon. After the War surgeon Baxter was appointed assistant medical fur falling Walls at fire Bury two men in the debris who were killed. A fire broke out in the Fine Cut department of the immense tobacco manufacturing establishment of Daniel Scotton amp co., of Detroit. A heavy fall of Snow prevented prompt attendance of the fire department and when sufficient Force was on the ground the fire had attained great headway. The Fine Cut department was a building 200 by 500 feet and in three quarters of an hour it was wholly in flames. The firemen were fighting the fire hard under the forestall when the Cornice toppled and the Wall fell. Before All the firemen could get away Pikeman Robinson and Lieut. Patrick Coughlin were buried in the debris. Robinson was dug out dead. Coughlin was taken out alive with his head crushed and he died at the Hospital in an hour. He had been on the department Roll of Honor for repeated acts of bravery. Pikeman Peter Cullen and Lieut. Demay were also caught by the Wall and badly Hurt but they will not die. The big building was destroyed with a loss of $100,000, while $20,000 More in Stock and machinery were lost. The losses Are pretty fully covered by insurance. The fire throws 400 hands out of employment for the time but the place will be immediately rebuilt. The switchman asleep the players league capitalists who have joined forces with the National agreement magnates have jointly come to the conclusion that Tho players can Best afford to stand this tremendous loss. When the proper fihe comes a meeting will be held and a regular scale of prices agreed upon which will place the average salary at about $1,000. A lawyers fatal fall. Hon. Isaac m. Jordan one of the bes known members of the Cincinnati bar fell Down the elevator in the Lincoln inn court and was instantly killed. Or Jordan was talking to or. Symmes who had just left the elevator and had his hand on the doorway so that the boy As he went up with the cab did not close the door entirely. Or. Jordan being absorbed in the conversation did not know the cab had gone up and so opened the door and stepped into the open Hatchway. His fail was from the third floor to the basement. His head was crushed and death w7as instantaneous. Or Jordan represented the second Ohio District in Congress from 1885 to 1887 and declined a renomination. He leaves a widow one son and two daughters. The courts immediately adjourned upon hearing of his tragic death. Hatch played seven up. B. P. Hutchinson the Well known and wealthy Chicago Board of Trade Man has been made defendant in a suit for $10,000 brought by Samuel h. Bonnes a broker As plaintiff. The suit is the outgrowth of a Friendly game of a seven up a in which Hutchinson Bonnes and one Lowenstine engaged several Days ago. When the game broke up Hutchinson found himself several thousand dollars behind represented by i. O. Us. Given to his fortunate opponents. He was asked to replace these slips of paper by a Check on a Bank but he most emphatically refused to do so on that occasion As Well As later on. Hence the suit. Is suddenly awakened turned the wrong lever and a fatal Accident occurs. Camden n. A special the signal Man at the switch Tower at the Junction of the West Jersey and Atlantic City Railroad turned a switch leading into a Blind siding used for derailing trains and to avoid collisions at this Junction. The train Wras the Salem freight and the engine plunged across the track turned on its Side and nearly buried itself in the soft Sand the cars behind piling on top of the engine and completely blocking the four tracks of both the roads. At the time of the Accident the conductor was standing in the cab of the engine with the Engineer and fireman. The latter two jumped and landed safely but the conductor Samuel leap sprang from the opposite Side and As he did so the car following the engine forged past the tender and toppled Over on him. He was dragged along the track and ground to pieces. His head was found in one place and parts of his body in another. It is supposed the switchman was asleep and being suddenly awakened by the whistle of the engine turned the wrong lever. Presidential pardons. Andrew Mcdonald sentenced in the Western District of Michigan september 24, 1890, to four months imprisonment and $300 Fine for Timber depredation George Collins sentenced in the Southern District of new York january 31, 1890, to thirteen months imprisonment for a scheme to defraud and w. F. Smith sentenced in the District of Minnesota to one years imprisonment for taking mail from a Post office without authority have been pardoned by the president. The sentence of Charles Amyot to eighteen months imprisonment and $500 tine for smuggling in the Northern District of California was commuted to fifteen months imprisonment and the Fine was remitted. The sentence of Henry j. Thorup to six months imprisonment for unlawful cohabitation imposed by the District court in District of Utah under the Edmunds Bill was commuted to three months. Next apportionment. It is believe Chat Washington that the census committee will agree upon an apportionment Bill which will Settle the number of representatives at 350 or one or two members less at 348. The changes would be gains Arkansas i California i Colorado i Illinois i Massachusetts i Michigan i Minnesota 2, Missouri i Nebraska 3, new Jersey i Oregon i Pennsylvania 2, Texas 2, Washington i Kansas i. Losses Indiana i Kentucky i South Carolina i Virginia i. According to this table the gains and losses Are distributed As follows the classification being based on those in Vogue before the late elections. The republicans would gain 15, the democrats 5. The democrats would lose 4. This would be a net gain to the Reid liens of 14 counting the states As before. Pattie in an Englewood botel. The Timmerman opera House in Englewood a suburb of Chicago was destroyed by fire. Fortunately no performance was Given that night but As it was there were Many narrow escapes from death in the building occupying the second and third floors is a Large and fashionable hotel that was filled with guests. When the flames burst out in the theater a panic ensued in the botel and As Many of the guests had retired for the night they came tumbling Down the stairs in a wild scramble to reach the Street. Some were overcome by the dense Clouds of smoke that rolled in volumes through the hallways but fortunately All were rescued and borne to the open air by the firemen. A rough estimate of the loss places it at Between $75,000 and $100,000. It is supposed the fire was caused by the Furnace. A murderer shot to death. A Williamstown ky., dispatch says that Geo. Burgess a Saloon keeper shot and fatally wounded miss Alice Mckinley at her Home and then barricaded himself in his Saloon threatening to kill any one who should try to arrest him. Sheriff Webber and Deputy marshal Cates went to the Saloon and broke Down the door. Burgess opened fire and a fusillade followed ending with the death of Burgess. The officers escaped injury. Miss Mckinley is reported dying. Salaries must come Down. The Rumor that thereas to be a wholesale butchery of salaries next year among the base Ball players is substantially Well founded. The action of players in withdrawing from the National league and american association ranks and forming a players league with an entire set of new backers resulted in Over half a million dollars being actually squandered during the past season. This loss has got to be made up in some Way and it comes from Good authority that rank of the nations. Records made at the previous worlds fairs. Roasted to death. Fire burned the building at the Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and ninth Street Pittsburgh. There were about forty occupants in the building at the time two of whom Mcirwin the janitor and his wife were burned to meath. The fire caught in the basement and ascended up the flues of the Heater to the third and fourth floors. There were Many thrilling escapes from the burning building but it is thought no others were seriously burned. The building was occupied by the employees of the hotel Anderson As an Annex of whom there were sixteen in the building at the time. A big Corn busking. A big Corn husking match in which All Western Iowa was interested took place at Avoca. Al Johnson and will Mcconnell who for two years have claimed the championship of Iowa were the contestants. A Field of Corn averaging forty bushels to Tho acre was chosen and each Champion worked ten hours. A big crowd of friends watched the race and cheered their respective favourites. The result was that each contestant husked and cribbed about 140 bushels. The prize was $100 a Side and was awarded to Johnson his Corn being Freer of husks. Committee on pensions. General Goulding announces the appointment in accordance with the instructions of the last National Encampment of the g. A. R., held at Boston by the commander in chief of the following comrades As committee on pensions Richard w. Blue Kansas Warner Miller Herkimer n. Y. Alvin p. Hovey mount Vernon ind. Selden Conner Portland me. L. Dickson Danville 111. Commercial Hall Decatur 111. Walter q. Gresham Chicago Jos. Of Neal Lebanon Ohio Geo. A. Mar Deni Lowell mass. Due announcement will be made in future general orders. Victory for women. The question a shall women be admitted into the general conference As Lay delegates a has been submitted to the congregations of All the methodist churches in the United states and the Philadelphia methodist says that enough of the returns Havo been received to show that the women have carried the Day and so far As the popular will goes they Are entitled to seats in the general conference As Lay delegates. Attorney general a report. The annual report of the attorney general was submitted to Congress. It gives a summary of the work done in the supreme court and the court of claims during the year. In the latter court the number of cases disposed of was 149. Amount claimed in them $2,799,997.97. Decided for defendants Twenty cases claiming $953,907.24. For claimants 129 cases claiming $1,846,090.72. Amount recovered $255,198.21. Shot by the sheriff. A dispatch from Oak Ridge la., reports a serious shooting affray there. Two men named Whitney and Shanks got into a difficulty with Bart Gardner and after they were separated the Constable with a posse undertook to arrest them. Upon their refusal to surrender a general fusillade took place and it is reported that both Whitney and Shanks were killed together with two other men that joined them. Collection of coins. An Indian Stone Jar containing Many rare coins was dug up on the farm of Mahlon Funk near Bangor Mich. The coins Are of various sizes from Large Copper pennies and English pieces to United states half dollars bearing dates of 1787 to 1836. It is said to be a rare collection and is supposed to have been buried for half a Century. Declined to raise the wages. At a meeting of All the Large Coal operators of Alabama a Resolution was adopted positively declining to Advance the wages of the miners and refusing to Confer with the executive committee of the United mine workers of America. The miners Are determined to continue the strike. Severe earthquake in Mexico. An earthquake was Felt in the City of Mexico. The vibration lasted several minutes causing the terrified inhabitants to Rush from their dwellings into the Street. The Shock was the most severe one Felt there in several years. The markets. Chicago. to prime. I hogs shipping grades. Sheep. Whka.7�?no. 2 red. Coes no. 2soath a no. 2. Rte no. 2. Butter Choice Creamery. Cheese Poh Cream Flats. Eos a fresh. Potatoes Western per Indianapolis. Cattle shipping. Hogs Choice Light. Sheep common to prime. Wheat no. 2 red. Corny no. I White. Oats no. 2 White. St. Louis. Cattle. Hogs. Wheat no. 2 red. Corny no. 2. Oats no. 2. Barley Iowa. Cincinnati. Cattle. Hogs. Sheep. Wheat no. 2 red. Corny no. 2. Oats no. 2 mixed. Milwaukee. Wheat no. 2 Spring. Corny no. 3. Oats no. 2 White. Rte no. I. Barlett no. 2. Detroit. Cattle. Hogs. Wheat no. 2 red. Corny no. 2 yellow. Oats no. 2 White. Toledo. Wheat. Corny Cash. Oats no. 2 White. Buffalo. Cattle Good to prime. 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A study of such worlds fair records As Are available shows that she has been near the top of the list in the number and character of her exhibits. Leaving out of course the countries in which the fairs were held great Britain headed the list at Paris in 1855, was second at Philadelphia in 1876, second at Paris in 1878, and first at Paris in 1889. No other nation can show As Good a record so England must be considered at the head of exhibiting nations France easily leading All others in the line of giving exhibitions. The United states Only recently awoke to their value. Its exhibits have not been numerous although the prizes it has captured show that what it did exhibit was the Best. It has captured More prizes in proportion to the number of its exhibits than any other country. In going Over the records one is rather surprised to find that the smallest nations have frequently made some of the largest and Best exhibits. They Are interesting also As indicating where some of the Best exhibits for the worlds columbian exposition Are coming Fram. At London in 1851 More than half of the exhibitors were from great Britain and colonies but it is impossible to discover what foreign nation led. It was clearly not the United states As it supplied Only 499 out of a total of 6.446 foreign exhibitors. It is probable that France headed the list. At Paris in 1855 England was clearly a Leader making a better exhibit than she did at her own fair in 1851. The United states was somewhere near the Bottom on the list not even making As Good a record As it did at London. Its exhibitors numbered Only 144 out of 11,968 from foreign countries. There Are More Complete records of the fair at London in 1862, and the records show that France returned England a visit. In space occupied and number of exhibitors she led All other countries Germany coming next. The United states was near the Tail of the list again but the United states was in trouble again at that time so it can hardly be blamed for allowing Austria. Belgium Italy Russia. Sweden Norway Switzerland Turkey Egypt and Denmark to Lead it in the number of exhibits and the space occupied. Even Holland and Portugal gave it a Tough rub and in some ways beat it. China and Japan began to take an interest in exhibitions and were Well represented. As exhibiting nations they have been coming Forward Ever since and May be looked for to make an excellent display in 1893. At Paris in 1867 England again called on France and took one ninth of the entire space allotted to exhibitors thus holding her position As the greatest exhibiting nation. The other eight ninth were divided Between some thirty nations. The United states got its display in about one fourth the space that great Britain needed. At Vienna in 1873 Germany led both in the number of exhibitors and the space occupied doing better than Austria itself. France and England both furnished More exhibitors than the United states and Italy nearly As Many. In amount of space occupied Germany. England France Russia. Italy. Belgium Turkey and Switzerland All led the United states. At nearly All these fairs the United states exhibits were due to individual Enterprise rather than to any interest on the part of the government and that May account in a measure for the country with All its resources figuring so far Down the list. At Philadelphia in 1876, great Britain received a Shock. Spain took a notion that it had some things Worth showing and when noses were counted it was found that it had furnished More exhibitors than any other foreign nation. England was a Good second and Portugal third. It was a Surprise to All other nations. At Paris in 1878, great Britain took twice As much space in the main building As any other nation but did not Lead in the number of exhibitors. Italy Austria Hungary Russia and Belgium occupied More space than the United states and Switzerland was pretty close to it. Austria Hungary supplied the most exhibitors outside of France with Spain second and great Britain third. Algeria Belgium Italy Portugal and Switzerland were All ahead of the United states in this respect. At Melbourne in 1880 England again led without counting her provinces and Austria France Germany Italy British India and a number of minor states did better than the United states. At Paris in 1889 great Britain led with Belgium second and the United states third but the United states did not make the Best use of its space and did not present As attractive a display a Many other nations with less space. Mexico with about one fourth the space appropriated nearly five times As much Money and a number of other governments spent More Money than the United states on much less space. From the record it would look As though great Britain would make the greatest exhibit at Chicago although Spain May duplicate her record at Philadelphia and some of the smaller nations May come up with a Rush. They have been taking a great Deal of interest in such exhibitions recently and Are Apt to be More lavish in proportion to their Means. Another interesting matter in this connection is the record of the assistance Given exhibitors at Philadelphia and Paris by the various governments. Some governments gave great assistance and some none outside of the expenses of the commission and of making the government exhibit # at Philadelphia the Argentine Republic appropriated $120,000, and went so far As to employ agents to interest its citizens and gather together exhibits. It also advanced Money to exhibitors to enable them to make the Best possible showing. Austria and Belgium appropriated $75,000 and $50,000 respectively for the use of their commission and to pay for the government exhibits. Private exhibitors had to look after themselves. Brazil however assumed the entire expenses for the transportation and care of exhibits from that country. So also did Egypt Venezuela Orange free state Peru and Portugal. These countries even went so far As to pay the living expenses of exhibitors in Many instances. Denmark appropriated about $12,000, and Germany paid the expenses of its Eom Misson Only leaving its exhibitors to paddle their own canoes. The record at Philadelphia would seem to indicate that great Britain a Success As an exhibitor Lay largely with its colonies. The Home government appropriated $25,000 for the Pum oses of the Art exhibit and gave some help to exhibitors but it was far behind some of its colonial governments. The Dominion of Canada appropriated $100,000, and its provinces $33,000 More. Cape Good Hope defrayed the entire expense of exhibitors. As did also new South Wales. The latter appropriated $40,000 for that purpose. South Australia appropriated $17,500 and Tasmania assumed the entire Cost of exhibiting. Victoria spent $15,000 purchasing exhibits appropriated $44,000 for expenses and assumed the Cost of exhibiting. Apparently the colonial governments spent Over ten times As much As the Home government. Japan appropriated $300,000 and paid All the expenses of its exhibitors. The Netherlands also looked after its exhibitors As did also Switzerland. Sweden and Norway appropriated $110,000 and Tunis $50,000. At Paris in 1889, Mexico led in the size of its appropriation devoting $1,200,000 to its exhibits and the Argentine Republic was second with $1,000, 000. Both countries erected special buildings. Austro Hangary gave $35,000, but not out of the government Treasury. It was raised by private subscription. Belgium put up $120,000�?a Good increase Over what it gave for the Centennial and Bolivia put $60,000 into a special building. Brazil used $200,000 pm its exhibit and Denmark More than doubled its Centennial appropriation putting its figures at $28,000. Ecuador used $30,-000, raised by private subscription and put up a special building. Egypt thought it was Worth $24,000 and gave that Mach. Great Britain a reputation was largely upheld by her colonies As before. The is 35,0c0 she gave was raised by subscription and it was left to colonial governments to make appropriations which Many of them did. The figures however Are not known. Greece gave $60,000 out of the Treasury and Finland $26,000 in private Money. Guatemala gave $50,000, Italy 870, xxx and Japan $130,000 less than half of what she used for the Centennial. Nicaragua and Portugal gave $100,000 each and erected special buildings. Roumania also touched the $100,-000 Mark and Spain put $145,000 into a special building. San Domingo gave $10,000, Servia $44,000, and Sweden and Norway $25,000, something of a drop from the Centennial appropriation. Switzerland however improved on its former appropriation giving $91,000 in addition to various sums voted by cantons. The week has been devoted largely to speculations As to the personnel of the Board of reference and control and of the bureaus. Several slates have been made up and smashed again. For the Board of reference and control the following have been suggested president Palmer vice chairman Mckenzie and commissioners Waller Mussey Lindsay St. Clair Martindale and Sewell president Gage vice president Bryan and directors Jeffery Walker Peck Palmer Strong Winston Waller and Kerfoot most of these men will probably be found among the sixteen when the appointments Are finally made. For the head of the Bureau of publicity and promotion col Cockerell m. E. Stone j. S. Clarkson Stanley Waterloo and r. J. Murphy were mentioned but director general Davis put a Stop to speculation by announcing that he had not yet decided in his own mind whom he would appoint. Gov. Fifer officially announced the result of the vote on the constitutional amendment and it was left for the Council to act on the $5,000,000 Bond Issue. Gen. A. Goshorn and Thomas Donaldson both of whom were connected with the Centennial arrived in Chicago and in interviews with director general Davis gave him some valuable pointers on organization. Both thought that the work Here had been carried on As rapidly As was to be expected and that the system of organization As finally settled on was a Good one. Robin a. Keyes resigned from the press and printing committee and Gen. W. E. Strong was appointed in his place. Or. Keyes gave As the reason for his action press of private business. An interview with congressman Flower published recently criticising salaries of officers of the commission created something of a scare but it was the general opinion that As they had passed the ordeal of examination by the commission Aud the Secretary of the Treasury they would stand. A scare was also occasioned by the information that there was a Rumor in England to the effect that the fair had been abandoned. It was promptly denied by Cable. Thursday word was received that it was rumoured in Russia that the fair had been transferred from Chicago to new York. This coming so soon after the other Rumor made it apparent that the Bureau of publicity and promotion was an immediate necessity. Alliance platform. The convention at Ocala fla., makes known the Farmers wants. The principal planks of the platform adopted by the Farmers Alliance National convention at Ocala fla., Are As follows it demands the abolition of National Banks and the substitution of Legal tender Treasury notes in lieu of National Bank notes in sufficient volume to carry on the business of the country on a Cash system that Congress prevent by Law the dealing in a a futures of All agricultural and mechanical productions free and unlimited coinage of Silver the prohibition of alien ownership of land and tile adoption of some just plan by which the government May acquire ownership in such lands and also in lands held by Railroad companies in excess of the actual needs that taxation both state and National shall not be used to build up one interest or class at the expense of another that All revenues National state and county shall be limited to the actual necessary expenditures of the government economically and honestly administered that Congress Issue sufficient fractional paper currency to facilitate Exchange through the United states mails and that the Means of communication and transportation shall be controlled by the United states government president Polk of North Carolina vice president b. F. Clover of Kansas and National Secretary j. H. Turner of Georgia were re elected by acclamation. There was a contest for the position of National lecturer. J. Willets who ran for governor of Kansas on the Peoples ticket was nominated by e. B. Wade of Tennessee and state president r. F. Rogers of Florida nominated Ben Terrell of Texas the present incumbent willets was elected by 48 to 32. H. D. Tillman of Tennessee was elected a member of the legislative committee and h. C. Cole of Michigan was elected to the judiciary committee. The negro Alliance adopted this Resolution resolved that we delegates attending the National coloured Farmers Alliance do hereby in convention assembled urge upon Congress to pass the Lodge election Bill and let it apply to All sections of these United states. The Buckeye state. What has happened therein the past week. People you read about. Or. Stanley has recently become a member of the English society for psychical research. Minister Reid expends $27,000 per annul for his living in Paris which is $10,000 More than his total salary. Chief Justice Fuller is growing fat following the illustrious example of his associates on the supreme Bench. Thomas a. Edison and George Parsons Lathrop Are at work together on a scientific novel in which electricity is to play an important part. Judge Cooley of the interstate Commerce commission is delivering a course of lectures before the Yale Law school on the interstate Commerce act. Gen. Lew Wallace is writing with elaborate care a Story of the Conquest of constantinople by the turks in 1454. He intends it to be As Good in its Way As a Eben Secretary Tracy has decided upon the names of five new ships of the Navy now building. They win be called Cincinnati Raleigh Indiana Massachusetts and Oregon. Sex senator Thurman no longer uses snuff. He found that the constant titillation of his nose affected his eyes and so weaned himself from the snuff Box. Ile still Waves the red Bandana though. Sex vice president Hannibal Hamlin is fond of dancing but his dislike of music amounts almost to hatred and he never goes into Church till the opening musical exercises Are Over if he can help it. Mrs. Bradley Martin has purchased in Paris the Crown of Marie Antoinette not a Coronet which in picture books generally does duty for a Crown but a genuine velvet Cap with the insignia of Royalty emblazoned upon it in precious stones. The King of Italy is a splendid horseman and takes an eager interest in foxhunting. He follows the hounds on his big Brown Hunter recreation a horse sixteen hands High and All Bone and muscle and makes a Fine appearance in the Field. Killed by a Friendly push Down stairs arrested for marrying his Cousin a prominent Cincinnati lawyer Falls through an elevator new Woolen Mill for Norwalk Railroad accidents. An Idle thought a wonder when i can get a Job v a Ellis Miller tvs hanged at the Penitentiary last week. A an unknown Floater was found in the River below Ripley. A fire at Frankfort destroyed a number of buildings. Loss $10,000. A William Jenkins was fatally crushed while coupling cars at Miamisburg. A the Baxter stove works at Mansfield were damaged $12,000 Worth by fire. A the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad has been completed to Steubenville. A a new morning paper the daily Leader has been started at Springfield. A Martin stinger resident of Plymouth aged 70 years fell dead of heart disease. A Charles Wallace of Somerford deserted his wife and eloped with his servant girl. A citizens of Norwalk Are taking Steps to secure a Woolen Mill employing 300 men. A the two round fight Between Jack Gibbs and Dick Moore at Dayton was decided a draw. A at Celina. Maggie Mcgough recovered $2,500 from William wining for breach of Promise. A James Cavanaugh who escaped from the Columbus jail recently has been arrested at Dayton. A the sentence of John c. Harter a life convict in the Penitentiary has been commuted to Twenty years. A at Hamilton George Bonner had his right Arm torn from his body by the bursting of an Emery wheel. A Milton and Charles Leesdale Mere boys were arrested at Newark for stealing flour from a b. Amp o. Car. A mrs. John Stewart of Steubenville quarrelled with her husband and her body was found in the Ohio River. A the miners at Murray City mine Are out on a strike on account of defective screens. About 150 miners Are Idle. A Martin Foley Yard conductor in the c. H. Amp d. Yards at Lima was perhaps j fatally Hurt while making a coupling. J a Jacob Korn thai Cleveland being i despondent on account of illness put a j Bullet through one of his lungs and died. V a Peter Walrath of Hanover was j thrown from a buggy and had his Skull j fractured and spine injured. He May recover. A mrs. J. F. Sligar a Bride was arrested at Kenton on the charge of forging an order on a dry goods firm for her wedding outfit. A Frank Dulin a brakeman in the big four Yards at Columbus was run Over by a locomotive and instantly killed. I his Home was in Delaware Ohio. A the Farmers Alliance of we Arren county met at Lebanon and re elected e. K. Shook president. Reports show the Alliance to be steadily increasing. A Anthony neutzling aged 16, was probably fatally shot at Pomeroy by the accidental discharge of a revolver in the hands of a younger brother named Frank. A a fire at Attica destroyed the residence of Daniel Redyk. The inmates were wakened and narrowly escaped in their night clothes. Loss $1,500, insurance $800. A Cora Morris a girl of tender years was the victim of a dastardly assault at the hands of an unknown Man who entered the House at Canton in the absence of her parents. A mrs. Margaret we Heelan of Cleveland while on her Way Home was set upon by a gang of toughs who attempted to criminally assault her and because she resisted beat and kicked her into insensibility. A the Superior court of Cincinnati has affirmed the decision of the Hamilton county common pleas against the Cincinnati inclined plane Railroad of an injunction against using the single trolley electric system. A the heirs of Charles Schmidlapp of Cincinnati offer to give $50,000 to a fund to provide free sunday concerts in Eden Park Cincinnati with the proviso that an additional �25,000 be raised by popular subscription. A the Eagle Well Southwest of Newark was drilled deeper and resulted in a favourable disappointment to its projectors who considered it a dry Hole. A Good flow was struck one which is Good for a four million daily output a Pete Sullivan who was sent to the Penitentiary from Bellefontaine about a year ago for horse stealing came Home on parole a Day or two ago. He at once got drunk and disorderly whereupon be was promptly lodged in jail. A while miss Clara Shidecker aged 14, was playing a hide and seek Quot with a number of girl friends at Dayton one of them gave her a Friendly push and she fell backward Down a flight of stairs. It is thought that her Skull is fractured and that she cannot live. A John kor Tenick was badly injured in a runaway at Canton. He was thrown to the ground and his nose was dislocated besides a Cut on his face. A two stables were burned Down in Springfield recently and the police discovered a soldering fire under the outbuildings of the first presbyterian Church one of the largest and most fashionable of the City. The fire was made of feathers Pine Wood and other combustibles. Extra police precautions Are being taken. A a. I. Watkins a Young Man 24 years of age was found dead in a vacant livery stable at Blanchester. He was apparently in Good health when seen last. A postmortem examination was held before a jury and their verdict was cause of death unknown. A in the suit to forfeit the charter of the Standard Oil company an amended petition has been filed in which it is charged that there Are Only seven original Standard Oil company shares All the others having been turned Over to the Trust which is controlled absolutely by non residents of Ohio. A a Young Man named Dean was killed while Hunting North of it. Vernon. He had rested his gun against a log and when he picked it up the Hammer caught and the weapon was discharged the Load passing through the Young Many a Abdomen causing instant death. A Otto Foerster for several years an Oil peddle of Zanesville and recently engaged in butchering has been missing for some time. He had considerable Money and told his wife he was going to Licking county to buy cattle and would be Back soon. He was an eccentric character. A Jessie Headington of it. Vernon committed suicide to escape being brought into court to answer the charge of attempting to ravish a Young girl named Maud Reed. A common pleas judge Noble of Cleveland has decided that Saloon keepers convicted of violating the sunday liquor Law must be sent to the work House instead of the county jail. A a. C. Lockwood the banker of Milan who died last week left an estate valued at $800,000. About $100,000 was divided Between relatives and charities and the remainder goes to the widow and son who is now but 8 years old. He will not come into Possession of his share until he reaches the age of 25 years. A Jack the poisoner is reaping a Rich Harvest in Fin daiy in the Way of destroying dogs. During forty eight hours More than fifty very valuable animals were found dead on the streets All of them meeting their Fate from eating poisoned Bologna sausage. Rewards aggregating 82 30 have been offered for the apprehension of the miscreant. No Cine. A John new Bott a Young Man from Hardin county visiting at the residence of we. Siye Southwest of upper Sandusky was arrested by a Kenton Constable on a quite serious charge. He 19 alleged to have procured a marriage License illegally in that City having a permit issued him to marry a lady who it has since been Learned is his first Cousin. A William Kimmell a Blacksmith of Hubbard was using a pair of Pinchers to pull the shoe off a Pony when the animal kicked driving one of the handles of the Pinchers into his head Over the right Eye and coming out Over the right ear. He was taken Home in an unconscious condition and there is Little Hope of his recovery owing to the injury to the brain. A a considerable flow of has been struck at a Well being drilled at the caves near Millwood by or. James Rogers of it. Vernon 540 feet deep. The Well is being drilled in search of lubricating Oil which is yielded quite abundantly from a Well not far Distant on the same premises. There is talk of piping the to it. Vernon the search for there having been a comparative failure. I a i bile Michael Hogan a Hooker up at the Mills of Andrews Bros. Amp co., Youngstown was attempting to put a j piece of Iron through the Rolls he slipped and was carried into the boxes his body being whirled around seventeen times before the engine could be stopped. His right Arm was torn off ribs broken and his head crushed. He died in a few minutes. Hogan was 20 years old and unmarried. A the state Board of equalization elected the following officers president e. V. Cherry Hamilton vice president j d. M. Barrett Highland Secretary j. L. Hampton Hardin first assistant h. K. Hodgeman Cuya hoga second assistant William a. Vena Lucas sergeant at arms c h. Williams Fairfield first assistant Lewis Mcallister i Washington second assistant Joseph j r. Swartz Ashland. A Sammy Jones an unsophisticated i old Farmer ten Miles East of Springfield was met the other Day by a stranger who represented himself As a Nephew from Virginia and by telling the old gentle j Man a Fortune was coming to him got him to sign a paper purporting to be an i inquiry after the inherited Money. The fellow on the strength of alleged relation i ship borrowed Aua Lull or to i who can to read or write believes he j signed a note for $500. While attempting to arrest we. Con-1 sins for disorderly conduct at Xenia j officer j. W. Cliffton was attacked by j cousins with a razor. He ripped the officer across the bowels. Striking a watch Chain the Blade was prevented j from going into the vitals. Afterwards when the police were after cousins an j attempt was made to assassinate officers Karch and Smith some parties firing Down an Alley at Smith from ambush. Cousins is still at Large. A the jury in the trial of w. Ii. Clark charged with criminally assaulting Mollie bolting aus an 11-year-old girl at Columbus returned a verdict of guilty of rape the penalty for which is imprisonment in the Penitentiary for life. Clark is the Soldier for whom detective James j. Murphy went to California last september and stopping off at Ogden Utah mysteriously disappeared his dead body being found some weeks later in a ditch where he had been drowned. A a party of barnstormers who played under the name of the Isabel Lewis comedy company gave a performance at Hudson and started to repeat it the next night. The House was Small and they refused to play after the first act. The audience arose As one Man and with a yell made for the actors six men and two women. The players pursued by the mob fled for their lives. The mob headed by one i Spencer threw odor i Ferous eggs and other interesting articles i at the retreating people whose fright was not of the stage variety. The company Fili ally emerged from different places of concealment gathered at the i depot and made their escape on a late train. Hudson has not had such a stirring up within its academic shades for Many a year. A James a Skardon Secretary and j bookkeeper of the c. H. Bishop flour company of Cincinnati has been sued by the company for the recovery of i $3,013.65, which he is charged with converting to his own use. A Hon. Isaac m. Jordan one of the Foremost lawyers of Cincinnati and sex representative in Congress from the second District of Ohio was killed by falling Down the elevator Shaft in his office building Lincoln a inn court Cincinnati. A a. Miller an old Man 77 years of age lies in Tho county jail at Waverly i charged with rape committed on a Little schoolgirl Only 9 years old. He inter-1 Cepter the girl on her Way Home. A Joseph p. Landacre was found dead j in a Cornfield near Hillard s. He did not come Home As Early As usual his wife be-1 came uneasy and some of the neighbors went in search of him and found him dead. The Justice of the peace held an inquest. The deceased was one of the most highly esteemed citizens of Hillard and a Christian in the truest sense of the word. A John Hutchinson who fled from Xenia several years ago to escape prosecution for shortage in his accounts of Book keeper of the National Bank has returned pleaded guilty la the charge against him and been sentenced to the Penitentiary for two years. A on the 17th of last month John Wise aged 30, a brakeman on the big four suddenly disappeared. The other Day his body was found sticking upright in the mud in Mill Creek at the Cincinnati Hamilton and Dayton crossing. The supposition is that Wise had Faller of the car. His Home was in Delaw Are. The National s0lqns. Senate and House of spree. Sent Ati yes. Of nation Law makers and what they Are doing for the Good of Tho country various measures proposed. Discos a of and acted upon. The last session of the fifty first Congress began on the 1st inst. At noon when vice president Morton a Gavel fell he beamed on the Senate. Chaplain butlers prayer was a trifle longer than usual but it made up in Fervour what it lacked in Brevity. After prayer the Only business in order was the swearing la of new senators. The credentials of senators elect Carey and Warren of Wyoming were presented and they took the oath. Senator Carey a Bald head was known to every one in the Senate. Of senator Warren it was remarked that he added another to the Long list of youngest looking senators who Wear glasses. The customary Resolution that the draw lots to determine their length of service came from senator Hoar who is chairman of the committee on elections. Secretary Anson Mccook brought out the queer looking Box with its handle like a co in Popper from which the slips were to be taken and in less than a minute after the adoption of the Resolution it was known that senator Warrens term will expire March 4. 193, while senator Carey will serve until 1895. Members of the House of representatives were in no hurry to resume their places before noon so that in the crowd of people on the floor before la of clock not a dozen were congressmen. Pages and doorkeeper kept running in and out bearing Flowers in Bunches and tied with ribbons baskets gotten up by skilled hands and elaborate Floral pieces donated by enthusiastic friends. The democrats were specially favored with mementos though the desks of about Twenty republicans were also tastefully decorated. Some 200 members were present when the chaplain invoked the divine Blessing and during the tedious Roll Call enough More came in to swell the number to 227. The galleries were jammed except those reserved for the presidents family and the diplomats where a few persons lonely looking were seated. The speaker had much difficulty in moderating the noisy convention of members so that the clerk might hear the responses to the Roll Call. At the expiration of the hour devoted to the Calendar in the Senate on the 2d, or. Hoar moved to proceed to the consideration of the House Bill a to Amend and supplement the election Laws of the United states and to provide for the More efficient enforcement of such or. Gorman demanded the yeas and nays on that motion. The yeas and nays were taken and the tote a strictly party one resulted yeas 41 nays 30. So the election Bill was taken up and the Reading went on monotonously and to empty chairs up to 2 o clock when. Under Tho rules of the Senate the a unfinished business from the last session came up being the House Bill providing for the adjustment of accounts of labourers workmen and mechanics arising under the eight hour Law. Or. Hoar moved to proceed with the consideration of the election Law and or. Gorman Rose to argue against that motion. The motion finally carried and Tho consideration of the election Bill was continued. In the House. Or. Harmer of Pennsylvania presented the petition of citizens of Philadelphia in favor of an amendment to the Mckinley Bill allowing a rebate on unbroken packages of smoking tobacco and snuff. Referred. In the morning hour or. Is mends from the committee on patents called up for consideration the copyright Bill. Or. Payson 111. Raised the question of consideration. The House decided yeas 132 nays 74 a to consider the Bill. No vote on the measure was reached. In the Senate or. Hawley from the committee on military affairs on the 3d reported and asked to have put upon its passage a joint Resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to Issue arms and ammunition to the states of North and South Dakota. Or. Manderson moved to Amend it by including the state of Nebraska and referred to the threatened uprising of the Sioux indians on their reservation there. Or. Voorhees said that if the proposition were one to Issue a Hundred thousand rations of food to the starving indians it would be More consistent with Christian civilization. Maj. Gen. Miles he said had stated in Public interviews that the indians were driven to revolt by starvation and it was in his judgment a crime on the part of the government to stand silently by and do nothing except furnish arms to the Whites. In the the copyright Bill was passed the vote being 139 to 95�?44 majority for Tho Nill. Rne a or native vote was Given by 105 republicans and 34 democrats and the negative by 69 democrats and 26 republicans. A Large proportion of its support came from the Eastern and Middle states while the bulk of the opposition was from the West and South. The Bill is substantially the same As that which passed the Senate in the fiftieth Congress and failed to be acted upon in the House. The election Bill was taken up in the Senate on the 4th and or. Pugh spoke in opposition to it. He said the country could not fail to understand the True character and nature of the proposed legislation. It was never intended to be put in operation in Republican districts. Under its operation there would not be a single District in the i United states from which democrats were elected to Congress that would not be subject to supervision by partisan republicans. The whole Conception of the Bill was a transparent and audacious scheme having no other end or purpose than the capture of democratic districts. In the Liou a the Bill for Tho punishment of every guardian conservator curator committee Tutor or other judiciary agent for the embezzlement of the pensions of a wart was passed. On motion of or. Morrow of California the House went into committee of the whole on the pension appropriation Bill. Or. Morrow said that the Bill appropriated Forth payment of pensions the sum of �133,173,000. It was estimated that this sum of Money would be distributed among 654,715 pensioners. This was toe largest number of beneficiaries Ever provided for in any single item in the statutes of the United states. It was estimated that the Gross Cost to the United states of these pensions for the year 1892 would average �203 each. He believed there would be no deficiency next year that there would prove to be a slight excess of appropriation. J the election Bill was taken up in the Senate on the 5th. And or. Gray spoke against it. The Bill he said was menacing to the peace happiness and Freedom of the several states. Notwithstanding the sneer uttered by the president of the United states As to the objections of those who opposed the Bill there were Many who believed the measure one that threatened the integrity of american institutions state and National. Senator Stanford introduced a Hill to provide the government with Means sufficient to Supply the National want of a sound circulating medium and asked that it lie on the table stating that he would hereafter submit some remarks on it. The Bill is the same As that introduced by him last May. It authorizes the Issue of �100,000,000 in Treasury notes to be loaned at 2 per cent. Upon application by citizens owning unencumbered agricultural lands the Loans not to exceed one half the assessed value of Tho land nor to extend for More than Twenty years. In the House the joint Resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to Issue one thousand stand of arms to each of the states of North and South. Dakota. Wyoming and Nebraska was a oed. The politicians had a Lively fight Over Tho annual pension appropriation Bill. The democrats charged that the total appropriation proposed a Many millions Short of the amount that will be required during Tho next fiscal year to pay claims that will be granted under the pension legislation of this Congress and that the object was to throw on the next Congress the necessity of providing for a heavy deficiency. The Bill. Which appropriates something Over $135,000,-000, was finally passed. All sorts. A negro at Perry ga., is said to a it 500 pounds. Opium kills about 160,000 persons dually in China. Rocking chairs Are higher and n spindled than Ever. An acre of sunflowers has just i gathered near new York. A child born to an Albany couple had at birth two Teeth. A nine year old Buchanan ga., sets Over a column of Type a Day. Russell Sage keeps an old one do Bill the first Dollar he Ever earned. A hat that once belonged to Napo Bonaparte was sold recently for $400 a Cobb Ville ga., Man tells of a which has been adopted by an old Ca women have returned to their set and Are again wearing their own a Andrew Carnegie a Mascot is a b Telegraph key. He keeps it in a g Case. The Cheviot shirt in bold bad b and White stripes has caught on Trei doubly

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