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Indianapolis Journal (Newspaper) - August 18, 1871, Indianapolis, Indiana The Indianapolis journal. Whole number 9,239.Indianapolis, Friday morning August 18,187l Price five cents. Ake the Junction Railroad for Cincinnati. Leare Union depot it a. 10 55 a. And 6 to p. Arrive at Oncin Nati at 8 45 a. M., 4 10 p. �., and 10 40 p. Indianapolis time _ your teas cofpke8, suuar8 and spices gut at the Cana Tea stores Academy of Manric and no. 7 Odd Fellows Hal Domestic he Union at wisc Stern Large addresses by Gen. Tom Browne Ane Gen. Of oses to but Conyersville zouave so senator Morton to Syzak to Day. Winch Bleb inb., Voguit 17. Special dispatch to the Indianapolis journal. The soldiers reunion it this place to Day was a spa did Success. The crowd at the fair grounds is estimated at seven Oliou and. The trains from every direction were filled to their utmost capacity. Infantry cavalry and artillery companies Are in attendance. The procession was formed at ten o clock and moved to Csap. At two i clock p. The exercises at the stand commenced. Masie was dispensed by the German glee club and by a choir composed of Young ladies and gentlemen. The Richmond brass band and several military bands Are in attendance. The opening speech was made by general Tom Browne and was one of his happiest efforts. He was followed by general Grose who spoke with excellent effect. After the a peaking there was marching drilling and dress parades by the military organizations. To night the town is ablaze with fire work i which Are being witnessed by thousands of people. Quot the Jom Moz office and other buildings Are illuminated. The Connersville zouave Are in attendance and make a Fine appearance. They Are giving an entertainment in the City Hall tonight. To Morrow will be a great Day As thousands will be in attendance to hear senator Morton. He was expected to night but has not yet arrived. He has i it promised to attend and will certainly be Here. The meeting will close to Nior Row Yolk. The heat less and Heidi Exsior of cholera the Staten 181. In Revenue Case in court a japanese Prince doing at Troy. New Yoke August 17.�?yesterday was considered tie hottest Day of the season. Seven deaths from excessive heat were reported. Apprehensions As to the approach of Sholem Are becoming less alarming in View of the measures which Are being taken for its prevention. Opinions of leading physicians Are being sought on the subject but in a search made yesterday but two but of ten leading doctors were found to be out of town. One said Eliut we rarely escape an Demic Here when it prevails in England or France. The Brooklyn authorities say there is not the least danger of cholera or yellow fever reaching that City this year and they have made no preparations for them beyond keeping the streets clean. The Staten Island ferry boat Middletown commenced running yesterday. After the sex i Losion of the Westfi Ltd the Middletown was Aid up for repairs and refitting but the residents of Staten Island believe that the boat is still unsafe and have Mude complaints against the company because they have allowed the boat to be replaced in line. The firms of wholesale druggists yesterday took me sur it s to have commissioner Pleason Tou s decision cont in Iii the stamp duty on unbroken pack it s of Force Iii Perl Utu by tested by the courts. Iii oru is chitin that the ruling of Pleasonton conflicts with the opinions of his pre decess it it is. And cannot be a unturned by Law. Hes Iowa a Mounir Lii panese i Rince who has been in this to intr it several in tenths seeking an education is dying of it Otisi in Ilioiu at Troy. Vani it a Kilt Ai Mitti i it to bail. Judge Suther loud has admitted Jacob Vanderbilt the inf silent of Ali Quot Staten Island ferry company to Hail in the sum of Quot i l,0 >0 bristled the superintendent and to Jinson tie Engineer in $10,000 it Ali. Convicts is ape. A dispatch has been by superintendent Kelso from the Manien of the prison at sing Sinira setting Forth that while the steam tug Dean Rich no Ond was lying at the prison do a a Nuin Lier of convicts went aboard and seized the to it but fore the authorities could in Tuerff re. The convicts had overpowered the hands of the boat and Starti d Down the River. Kelso the hn4i for police oat Seneca up the River to search for the Ijean Llie Limond. The Seneca stilted at 2 o Chi k. Bit nothing has been heard of the convict or boats since. Okonuk s Ekok t in the Wes Iii old Case meets the approval of the press and Public. Anti Ink sensation. A Corres to Piderit of the world writing Froni London a Zigu to 8d, refers to the late general Council International held in that City from which it appeared that agents of that organi a Tiou were at work in Spain and had been provided with funds disturbances there that information Imd Heen received announcing the establishment of an Intel National club and the starting of a news Ajmer entitled the la commune at new Orleans in tie United states also that a Section had been formed at Washington which was it it or used principally of journalists Washington b ing the great political Center As new York was commercial. Constr. At the Geneva f on Ference. Judge Pierrepont of new Vork is favourably mentioned As one of the american counsellors at the Geneva conference. Parties in positions to be Welling owned on the subject state that both judge Pierrepont and Hon James Wilson of Lowil have be my approached on the subject. It is contemplated to Send three counsellors. M Cellaneous news. Rona rider has been missing from her Home ogre Epworth Street since july i tilt. She is fifteen years of age. She went out to see the Orange or occasion and has not since been a Een. It was resolved to Day that the aldermen Are to meet next monday to receive the state Imant of mayor Hall in relation to the expenses of the cd Gove it Orient. The comm Sstoner of docks has denied the application of the new York pier and Ware Bouse company for a lease of waterfront. The feud so Long existing among the cuban exiles of this City has ceased. A Olinell Hilger mgt Urshal his Given Public lie notice that by virtue of execution he will sell on Friday the 22d jnst., All right title and interest in the Globe printing office. Schuyler Colfax. He addresses a Mission Sandat school. Chicago August 17.�?on sunday last at Winona Minnesota vice president Colfax who was a guest of senator Windom addressed a sunday school connected with the congregational Church. He said it was not his intention on coming into Minnesota to indulge in Public speaking under any circumstances but when invited to say a few words in a sunday school he could not refuse for among the happiest recollections of his life were those of the time he bad spent in the infant class to a bib be had been taken by Bis Mother when three years old. For some twelve years it was his privilege and he considered it a great privilege to be a teacher in a sunday school and one of the sweetest rewards of his life was the Assurance of a Young Man about to enter the ministry that it was through his inst mentality be bad been led to that calling. The speaker considered the injunction of the Savior to Simon Peter Quot feed my lambs Quot and it devolved upon sunday school teachers to realize the responsibility that rested upon them in dealing with immortal souls committed to their car. He dwelt with much emphasis upon the beneficial into Renee excited by the sunday school in the Home Circle and upon society at Large. It makes children More tender More respectful and More obedient. Go to prisons he said As he had frequently done and ask the poor wretches behind the bars if they had been brought up in the sunday school Only an occasional criminal will give you an affirmative answer. Their school was upon the Street and in places where they were cutoff from All moral and relious instructions. Drawing his remarks to a close he said it was hardly possible that he would Ever see All these faces again even if he were to return to Winona at some future Day but before leaving he wished to give one or two sentiments to the Young people before him sentiments which if lived up to would brighten their retrospect As they recalled their Youthful Days. The first was to be masters and mistresses of your tempers and of yourselves Hasty words caused More unhappiness than flowed from any other source. The other advice was never to allow yourselves to do an act in private that you would Blush to expose to the gaze of the world. Fortify yourselves against temptation from without and sinfulness from within and you will have Laid the foundation for a peaceful and Happy life. The Pittston horror. Funeral of the victims of the recent explosion. Pittston August 16.�?the funerals to Day were attended by the largest concourse of people Ever seen in Pittston. Business generally was suspended and groups of people with sad countenances were to be met with everywhere discussing the dreadful calamity. Of seventeen bodies that i perished fifteen Are pros tents and two roman catholics. The funeral services of the former took place at the Odd Fellows cd meter and were conducted with very imposing ceremonies. The different lodges in it Aston and adjoining sections of the country were present in Large numbers and were decked in mourning. The scenes at the cemetery were heart rending. Fifteen Eollins were on the platform around which the mourners were seated. Twelve clergymen of different denominations and from different localities were seated on the platform. The funeral service of the two roman Catholic miners were held at the roman Catholic Church where High mass was celebrated in the pro sence of an immense concourse of people. There is an increasing interest manifested in the probable developments which will be made before the Coroner s jury. The sentiment is that the neglect of duty on the part of some persons in authority has caused the news. The turf. The races at Saratoga. Saratoga n. Y., August 17.�?the attendance at the races to Day was Large not less than ten thousand people being present. Deep interest was taken in the Steeple Chase in which five horses started. It was closely contested Between tammany and Tisdul the latter leading in the first half of the race. Tammany took the Lead at about the beginning of the last mile and came in a couple of Len is ahead of Tisdale. At the second hedge Millison s rider was thrown but Renion Ted and Sutliffe the rider. King John was thrown Over his horse s head at the second leap Over a ditch he also remounted and came in fourth Milesian third. Time 6 15. The Kentucky stake for two year Olds one mile heat nine started. A. Keen Richards Bay Lilly won aftera close contest with Joe Daniels who was Sei Ond and Hunter amp travers Bav Colt third. Time 1 471-. Third race Selling Nice purse $600 All Ages one and three fourths mile won by Climax. Time 3 11%. France. Sxton Siom or thirs to Blip the no acc minister Lonb to of Kant. Versa ill August 16.�?it has been positively ascertained that a majority of the Assembly will support in a slightly modified form the proposition made by m. Rivet on saturday last conferring the presidency three years on Thiers. Ponder queer tree minister of finance has be to Germany to interview Bismarck relative to the evacuation of French territory by the germans. The As Semow yesterday refused to consider the motion of m. Bazet for a prolongation of the Powers of both the Assembly and hers to two years. Also the election of a committee to draw up a Bill constituting the future government of France. Assault on the Queen s ask Lent to the army Bill a murder. London August 17.�?in the House of lords to Day the Queen s army regulation Bill was announced. In the House of commons Viscount Enfield said that a searching investigation had been ordered into the facts of the recent murder of six englishmen in Peru. Sword voted to on. Uhrich the Berb Nabb of Strasburg. Paris August 15.�?the sword subscribed by the alsatian residents of new York to Gen. Ubrico defender of Strasburg was presented to the general to Day. In accepting the gift of his countrymen in the United states the general said he would Only draw the sword when an attempt was made to reconquer the provinces which had been torn from France by the results of War. The Prague says the German troops who occupy the Eastern department still treat the inhabitants in the most exasperating manner. Great Britain. A Auoad Accident a ship set Rottleb Bem tended. Lon Don August 17.�?the French deputation which has been so enthusiastically received in Dublin arc headed by count do Flavigny. A railway Accident occurred last night at Wolverhampton in Staffordshire within twelve Miles of Birmingham in which thirty persons were More or less seriously injured. Dobson the american convicted of scuttling a British ship has been sentenced to fifteen months imprisonment. In the House of commons Gladsone spoke at Lenth in defence of the action of the police at the Dublin meeting in reply to the remarks of Maguire member from Cork and others who left London several Days since and passed a Day or two at the Palace. Holyrood arrived at Balmoral to Day. She will shortly visit the Duke and Duchess of Argyle at Tavory Castle. The Tope on the rampage. It was reported that the Pope had denounced the International As subservient to the peace of Europe. Mazzini waa attacked for his opposition to the organization it being declared that he never wins a member of it and a statement made that the workingmen of Italy were with the association and an allowance of one Pound a week were made for Paris refugees the association of London were reduced to a shilling a week to each person. The City Council of Philadelphia have sent a sub committee to new York for the purpose of inspecting the boiler of the Westfield and reporting its condition. Thanks of France to Ireland London August 16.�?a deputation of French citizens has been appointed to visit Ireland and thank that country for the Aid even for the Relief of wounded French soldiers during the War with Prussia. They Quot have arrived Here. The people Are wild with excitement and the roads leading to their stopping place became impassable because of the crowd. On wednesday night City bands dressed in Green marched to the hotel where the frenchmen Are stopping and played american Irish and French National airs and also some fenian tunes. There was no interference by the police. The deputation reached Shelburn hotel at three o clock and in response to the Calls of the people came out on the Balcony when a member of parliament addressed the crowd. A son of marshal Mcmahon also arrived with the deputation and was loudly cheered by the thousands of people assembled. His reception was worthy of a King. Many houses Are illuminated to night and the enthusiasm of the people is very great. Germany. The cholera Decke Asino. Berlin August 17.�?a dispatch from ser Walki Poland says the cases of cholera Are decreasing in that town whose population does not exceed 6,000, about half of whom Are jews. There has been four Hundred and forty three cases eighty clinic of which were fatal. The Kalamazoo races. Kalamazoo August 17.�?this afternoon about 10,000 persons were on the grounds. Class no. 7.�?prize f400.�?ruuniug horse mile heats weights for age Best 3 in 5, was won by j. C. Simpson s horse. Blink eyes la Bra gut heats. Time 1 42 2-5, 1 46 4-5, 1 465. Class no. 8.�?prize, $1,000.�?horses that have never beaten 3 minutes mile heats to horses 3 in five. Uncle Abe won the first and second heats time 2 28 2 28 3-5. Judge Brighton won the third fourth and fifth heats and race. Time 2 82, 236 2-5 and 2 30i. To Morrow the last Day there will be three races. The first will be for a prize of $2,500, for Bors a that were never beaten in 2 45. There Are fourteen entries among them Graves Loomis Clemetina Dan Mace judge Fuller ton and j. 8. Brigg s Ohio boy. Quisti Habu proc chinos in an eighth Street Palace. A most Hok Kidle climb. Louisville August 17.�?a fiendish murder accompanied by circumstances the most horrible has come to Light in the Northern part of the state. Last saturday a Little girl aged 10, a daughter of Thomas Bennett living near Fulton station on the Paducah and Gulf Railroad at the dividing line Between Kentucky and Tennessee was missing from Home and Anions search was made for her but All in vain. Suspicion at length settled upon a negro who had been working for or. Bennett since the War and he was arrested but escaped and was shot and recaptured. Becoming frightened he confessed he had attempted to commit a rape on a child but finding her too Small he first choked her to death and then accomplished his infamous purpose with the Aid of a knife after which he Thraw the body in a Pond and then returned to the House to join in the search for her. At last accounts the fiend was in custody but is probably lynched by this time. A a Accident on the not Kern Central Railroad. Baltimore a is 17.�?an Accident occurred to Day on the Northern Central Quot Railroad at Ashland fifteen Miles from this City. A freight train stopping at Ashland was run into by a following train. James Little a brakeman was killed and w. A. Clendenning a Brake Man terribly injured. Several ears were mashed and one engine badly broken. The new Indian commis8ionr. Pittsburg August 17.�?the commercial says there is no grounds for anxiety in regard to a n. Felix r. Brunot Indian commissioner. Letters of August a the received yesterday from a Point on the Donatilla reservation whither the party i d gone from Dallis says they prot nose Holdin a Council with the indians. Or. Brunot states that he May be expected to be Beard from in sep1eml or. Morsi Catholic mob Rule. Ooden Suho August 17.�?when Baron de Canne arrived to deliver his anti Catholic lecture last night the Hall was closed. The demonstration of the mob was such that the lecturer bad to be taken to the police Headquarters for Protection. The authorities subsequently cleared the streets and the Baron was escorted to his boarding House. Condensed telegrams. The false wife. Tier Osnat Eveni Jia August 17. Exercises in the Celebration of the erection of a Man unsent to Miles Standish in Duxbury Massachusett is took place to Dav. The Ora Tion was delivered by George Lorace Birn Ney. A. S Johnson s paper Mill and Bam at North Easton Ohio was burned yesterday loss fifteen thousand dollars. The cause of the fire is supposed to have been spontaneous combustion. A at Frankfort Kentucky last Cven int a a daughter of h. Berry eight years old overturned a kerosene lamp in bidding her Motti Ergood night. The Langij busted and the child was so seriously burned that she expired in three hours. Mrs. Berry was severely injured. A Edward Mounir a it l Twenty two Vears Only son of Hon. E. W. Young of Prairie do Sac wis., was thrown from his buggy and so seriously injured that he died of wednesday morning. An Evans an employee of the Madison and Portage Railroad while engaged in erecting a new elevator Troynette fell from the a Quot affording last evening and was so badly injured that his recovery is doubtful. A the Canada government Schooner new England has been seized by the american Schooner Franklin for violation of the fishery Laws. She has been ordered to Quebec for adjudication. A Hon. Burton c. Cook representative in Congress for the sixth District of Illinois hns accepted the position of solicitor of the Northwestern Railroad. He has not yet concluded up Quot Quot my Quot Congress but if he does so it will be previous to the first of september. A the officers of the Staten Island Ocny company have been brought on a writ of Myrtu be fire the supreme court. That Tribu a Alwill Elt Hertto Ball in a suitable sum or remand the officers Back to the tombs. Washington a Mist 17.-d. Cooke to Day d to of to p in the Treasury in eoe Alf of the Amer Cen Syndicate $10,000,000 the first in Wii sent of its subscription to the new loan. London August 17.-a was called for in the House which resulted in a majority of fifty two in favor of the course of the government a suppress Iii the Dublin Rii Otera. From the Cincinnati times chronicle. On one of the most fashionable squares of eighth Street there is a residence which at Ontie commands notice from the Street As much from its singular architecture As from the real elegance which is displayed in its finish. The particular locality will be recognized by those acquainted with the City when we mention that the House has Only been standing two years and that on either Side new buildings Are now being erected. The gentleman residing Here is a Well known Pearl Street merchant. Who within a few years has come into Large Wealti and who by his liberality has secured something of a reputation outside of business circles. In our. Columns less than two years ago we announced the marriage of this gentleman with Ayoun lady of one of the most aristocratic families in the City and who at the time was noted for her great personal Beauty and the character and extent of her accomplishments. The gentleman had been a favored suitor for nearly three years and had Only been induced to delay the marriage at the Earnest request of the parents the daughter at that time being below the age at which womanhood is supposed to begin. During the last two years of this single life suitors bad increased alarmingly but while All were treated with a Grace natural to her and with a seeming pleasure thru was a Lack of that heartiness m it which thrilled the soul of the Man whose shame we Are now called upon to relate. The period leading Down to the time of the marriage sped rapidly and the Day at last came Bright and Beautiful which was to and did make our Friend the happiest Man in All this City. Hundreds of friends witnessed the impressive ceremony and All those who were of this number had some favourable con nent to make upon the fitness of things in general and of this much in particular. The City papers of Cre represented at the ceremony and i hts by pm aet and those who were not present read on the Morrow glowing accounts of the Brilliant affair while the Happy Young couple were speeding to the far East. The affair furnished Quot society Quot with material for gossip during the next month when other matters came in for their notice and the matter ceased to be referred to except casually. After an extended tour through the East and North the couple returned and gave a reception at their elegant residence on eighth Street. During this reception the Bride met an elderly gentleman of a peculiarly fascinating manner though whose accomplishments were not such As it might be supposed the lady would have admired. Her interest in him was almost instantaneous and being introduced gave More of her time to him than was even then thought to be polite. Encouraged by the reception thus Given him the gentleman of Gray hairs renewed his Call at an Early Day and afterwards became a regular visitor at the House. Very few of the visits were made while the husband was present and there being no neighbors of confiding dispositions he remained blissfully unconscious of the sin which had crossed his threshold and which was at last to bring shame and misery upon him and All that was dear to him. Tills state of affairs continued for nearly a year before any suspicion had reached the neighbors but at this time the visits becoming t 0 frequent to be of Ordinary Friendship import and invariably occurring at u time when the husband was absent the first breath went out and had soon been fanned into considerable proportions. No word of the growing scandal however reached the ears of the mail who had placed every Confidence in this woman s Honor and who was daily and hourly being betrayed. Such deception can not be practice always without detection however and j ust so surely was the end of this history being readied. The discovery came upon the husband with stunning Force and for the time he would not but believe that malicious lies had been invented by some enemy to stain his wife s name. He Lead come Home from his place of business As usual and in the Hall had been told by Bridget his servant that All was not right. Demanding an explanation he heard the Story which we have hinted. In his rage he would have done personal injury to the honest woman but she promising to furnish proof was allowed to escape to another room. Still incredulous the husband proceeded to his wife s room thinking to Tell her what he had heard. Gradually however the conviction that there might be some foundation for the Story forced itself upon him and arriving in the presence of his wife he announced that he would depart on the morning following for Chicago to be absent some Days. Without going More into detail the time arrived the trunk was called for and the gentleman took leave of his wife and turned a is Back upon the House. Now it had been arranged Between the master and Bridget for the former to conceal himself at a convenient Olnee there to await until a Given signal called him Back to the House. He had scarcely waited half an hour at the Point designated when the signal was Given and five mutes later the outraged husband walked into the presence of his guilty wife and her Chilom Friend. The couple believing him to be Well away from the City had not taken even the precaution of bolting the door and his sudden Entrance was made upon a scene which is Only fit for the places where Quot virtue Quot is openly bartered for Money. A glance sufficed to show to the unhappy husband the character of the woman in whom he Hud entered his love and Confidence and with a bitter imprecations upon her head he approached and dragged her and her companion from their concealment to the Toor. The woman s cries and the other unusual noise attracted the attention of an officer who arrived in time to prevent injury to any of the parties. Arrests were made but no prisoners left the House from which it is hinted that the matter was through some Means hushed. The guilty Lothario departed from the House and has not been heard from or seen since. All the efforts that have been made to have the matter ventilated have been hushed Aud it is understood that no Legal proceedings will be undertaken. The disgraced wife or leu from her Home sought her parents whose love was stronger than their condemnation of a creature who would thus sell conscience name and everything dear to her and she is now living in the old House disgraced beyond repair too. Startling developments. A prominent citizen of Hendricks Rouwtt arrested for the murder of Bis wife Over two tears ago. Danville ind., Magnet 17. To the editor of the journal on May 26, 1869, the citizens of this county were startled by a report that Mary wife a. W. Gossett a prominent and rather wealthy citizen of this county had committed suicide by shooting herself through the head. A Coroner s inquest was held at which the following facts were elicited. I copy from a correspondent of the journal s report who was present at the inquest Aud took notes for pub cation Early in the Spring she possessed herself of a Large nay revolver kept by some of the hands at the stable remarking that she would have use for it before they would. The Day before the fatal act she was preparing for company one of whom was a minister and she remarked in a jocular manner that brother Asbury was coming to preach her funeral. A a a a a a the Only known cause for the terrible deed will lie seen from a written statement found by the family in a bottle of morphine in the House and signed by her bearing no Date but which seems to have been written some Mouths ago from the worn appearance of the paper Quot my last i did not want to live. Alvah take Good care of the children. Never let any of them use morphine. It has ruined my. When this is found i will be dead in some Way. I want you and the children to join the Christian Church. May the lord bless you. Quot Mary j. the present mrs. Apparently not Over 25, rather Small Blac. A cd hair and More than Ordie warily Good k a King though not strikingly handsome. The preliminary trial will Coj a off in a few Days when in it is hoped More of the truth will be known. Gossett stoutly protests his innocence and says he has no fear of the result. He charges Plain Lei iat Money is at the Bottom of the whole matter and while some of the citizens openly announce their belief in his guilt the More steady and sober minded Are disposed to await further developments. S. E. The old settlek8l the fourth annual meeting of the old 8bttleb9 of Bush county and tick Liitt. I also copy from the Hendricks county Ripon of june 3, 1869, the following editorial remarks a a a a Quot the social position of the family mrs. Gossett the Mother of a Large and interesting family with everything at command that wealth could afford the ties of relationship and Friendship All argued against suicide and somehow rumours that All was not right became the editor goes on to say that he Quot has con Vei sed with several careful Obsen ers who were present and heard All the testimony and their opinion is in accordance with tie verdict of the the editorial concludes with this statement Quot most probably these rumours grew out of the fact that the life insurance companies sent out their agents with instructions to investigate the matter carefully with a View we pc Liec of litigation. Her life was insured for $10,000 in the North Western for making this last statement the editor of the i idiom was threatened with a libel suit by the agents of the insurance company unless he published a retraction. He did not retract. The Case and circumstances passed out of mind until vested by one Hamen Casteel who has been living in Plainfield for the last eighteen months filed an affidavit stating that he is informed and verily believes that Alvah Gossett pm Kobe Gossett and John Bach murdered mrs. Mary j. Gossett the deed being done by a pistol in the right hand of said John Bach. The affidavit charges that the deed was done on or about the 10th of june 1869. The Coroner s inquest was held on the 26th of May that being the Date of your correspondent s letter. Gossett was arrested Here yesterday. The sheriff arrested Bach in Indianapolis yesterday. He keeps an eating House near the Union depot. Soon after Bis arrest Gossett sent for his fire sent wife Phoebe Gossett who arrived Here ast night and though not yet arrested is not allowed to leave town. Desiring to get at the facts of the Case i first visited the Coroner who held the inquest or. Wayland a highly respectable citizen of this place. He states that the Day after the inquest John t. Dye esq., an attorney of your puce came to him and told him to go out and get the pistol a Tutor that was found in the same room where the deed was committed a rope with the noose ready arranged and the clothing deceased had on and keep them. Next Day in company with or. Ritter of this place he went out to Gossett a obtained the articles and has kept them until a week or ten Days ago. In company with the editor of the Umon i visited the jail this afternoon and had an in to View with All three of the prisoners. The children of Gossett six in number had just come in to see him and he had been weeping bitterly. I told him my business and without hesitation he expressed a desire to give All the information he could. Ii is about five feet eight or nine inches High heavy set would weigh about 170 pounds rather red face and not an unpleasant countenance would be set Down at once As a Jovial cattle or hog drover which i understand he was for Many years. He gives his age forty and was married in 18.52, at the age of Nineteen has eight children All living and one was at the breast at the time of the death of the Mother. I asked him the following questions and obtained in substance the answers annexed q. Did your wife take morphine a. Yes for eight or nine years by direction of the physician. Q. Did you find the paper containing her last request before you found the body a. Yes my daughter pointed out the morphine bottle to me and on getting it i found the paper. Q. Was her life insured a. Yes and mine also to. How much on her life a. Ten thousand dollars in the Northwestern Mutual. Q. How Many payments had you made on her policy a. Two i think. Q. Had she Ever threatened to take her life a. He yes for Many years. Also stated that the Coroner kept the pistol knife razor and clothing until a few weeks ago. He the Coroner wrote to him to know what to do with them. He replied that he hardly knew. Finally the Coroner brought them out to him a week or two ago All except the clothes which were not in a condition to be taken. There Are a thousand Namors afloat among which i Wiir mention that he was embarrassed and needed the insurance Money that he had fallen into dissipated habits and had become too intimate with his present wife. Other crimes of a damning nature arc hinted at some of them implicating his present wife and others. Bac h is charged with the killing having been hired to do it by Gossett. That he in the Guise of a Butcher went out there staid All night and during the night commit Sci the deed. In Justice i must say that i can Trace these rumours to no authentic Soune except the Man Casteel who led the Ati Davit. He talked freely last night and seems to have been playing the part of a detective for the last eighteen months making an ostensible living As a Cigar maker in Plainfield. I talked with Bach and his wife who came out to see him to Day. They talk confidently of being Able to prove an Alibi. Correspondence Indianapolis journal. Rushville ind., aug 17tb, 1871. A die fourth annual meeting of the old settlers of Rush county and Vicinity which took place today under a auspices of the old settlers society of Rush county was a very pleasant Affolt indeed. The night before we had quite a rear Ching Shower enough to Lay the dust and Cool the heated atmosphere. So when the morning Sun broke upon us it was quite comfortable and caused the Sood people of Rusli to rejoice in the a pet of a pleasant Day among the old folks of bygone Days and near to uni recount the Romenic Elices of Days when we were Young. About 9 o clock a. The people began to come in on horseback and in buggies a fee until one standing upon the streets was assured that the meeting was to be a Success in joint of numbers at least. On repairing to the Beautiful ground. Belonging to the Rush county agricultural society we found at least fifteen Hundred people assembled ind they continued to come until there were about two thousand present. The meeting was called to order by the re. Stewart president of the soviet a who in a neat but Brief speech welcomed the old settlers and friends at this the fourth annual meeting. After which or. Mevey of Marion county was introduced who made a very excellent speech of about a half hours length in reference to the wonderful growt i of our Commonwealth and of the great West and of the Progress that had been made since a be time our fathers first settled the county losing with some very Good advice to attic generation after which the meeting adjourned for dinner and we judge from the number of baskets we saw and tie manner in which the people enjoyed themselves that there was no ack of the Good things of life. After dinner the remainder of the Day was spent in the Lection of officers and leeches from the Oli pioneers who were present Harmony laugh Lin. Uncle Peter Looney Asa Cox. Isham Webb and others too numerous to mention. Some very interesting relics of other Days were displayed. Among the most interesting was an old chair made by Uncle Peter Looney who is now Emir hey six years old which was made sixty years ago Quot and has seen constant service since and is a Good chair a i and other relics of a half Century ago which All had a Story connected with them and of which the old folks love to Tell. After the speaking letters were read from colonel Wylie of Indianapolis and judge David Kil fore of Delaware county regretting their inability to attend the meeting. After the election of the following officers for the ensuing year president a. B. Reeves. Vice presidents Simon Martin Jacob Daubenspeck William Wil beams Bluford Conner Samuel Henry Huston Moore Shijima Newkirk Matthew Zion h. B. Hill Jacob Birkner r. Alexander. John Schull. Secret arvo a. Pugh. Treasurer it. N. Tingly. Statistician a. Stuart. The meeting adjourned to meet at some future Day to be named by the officers of the society. Since the last meeting some of the older ones of the society have passed away to a better world. May those who still live be permitted to enjoy for a Long while the fruits of a Long and toilsome life. We can safely say that the Dav has been one that will be Long remembered by the Good citizens of our county. Spann. Additional markets. Pitts Birg Liv Rock Market. Special Telegram to the Indianapolis journal Pitts co thursday evening August 17,1871. Beef cattle the receipts to Day were heavy and the offerings were the largest of the season. Good Stock was steady and Selling readily but com Inonu. Under an excessive Supply were rather Dull with a tendency toward lower prices. The following were the closing prices extra l,-200 to 1,500 la. Steers. 5 40 50 Ood to prime to 1.200 is. 5 oops 5 common to medium. 1.000 to 1,100 Aba. 4 35i?,4 75 Stock steers 600 to 1,000 lbs. 2 50@4 00 bulls Stags and cows 800 to 1,500 is. 3 50@-4 00 hogs the receipts were Light and the Market was Active and Ann. A few Sellins at i5@5 23. The Trade was Active and firm. Heavy hoj were scarce and in demand. The prices ruling at the close were As follows extra Philadelphia.$5 20@5 25 Twood to prime Philadelphia. Ii to 350 lbs. 4 80 00 Good to prime new York 180 to 220 lbs. 4 50@4 75 receipts were moderate and the Market quiet and steady. Some extra sold at $5 40, but this last May to quoted at $6 ia@5 25 the closing rates were As follows extra 95 to 100 lbs.18@5 .35 Good to prime 85 to 90 lbs. 4 73 rti5 00 decent to fair 75 to 80 lbs. 4 t 0 a4 25 mean to common 70 to 75 lbs. 3 23 50 Cincinnati live Stock Market special dispatch to the Indianapolis journal. Cincinnati thursday evening aug. 17. The receipts of live Stock at Brighton and Tho great Western Stock Yards since monday were As follows beef cattle. Jyh . Hogs. A bks Catt a the Market was Dull and declining some were left Over and rates were 50c lower. The following were the closing prices extra shipping Stock.94 Jim 75 prime a Hiitt Hira Mutru or 00@4 50.s a5 a i 753 00 sue Ehy the Market was irregular common and lower. Prime were higher and All Selling As follows prime sheep. 00 common to medium. J 503 00 lambs per 3 00@3 70 ii0q8�?were in Short Supply Active and higher and All sold at 70. Prime Butch cars Stock. Medium. Common new York Uve Stock Market. New York August 17. Blk Vest receipts 9,100 head. Fat Stock lower poor fell off we. And would not sell. Most of the texans still holding the Stock if neurally sold at 10 to Lac. A lot of cwt. Texans so Loo than Illinois b cwt., Loc 140 fat Kentucky 8m cwt., lot of Indiana 6 cwt., 10@t0 4c. Suek pand la bsh receipts 5,200. Trade Goodr Fott Lamb doing better soveral lots reach ii pc. Somo or 50 lbs Stock sold at 6xc 1 car Fine a Adas 70. 8c1 car 53 lbs., a pc 1 car 74 lbs., Ohio sheep Sec. Most of the receipts Are lambs. In Oast receipts a 00. The marked in Flim at As ext Remus for dressed. One re 810 lbs. Mich Igloi sold live at Etc

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