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THE DAILY ADVOCATE. YOLUME XXXIT.. NEWARK, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 1893 DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. Valuable Property Destroyed in Allegheny City. LOSS NEARLY HALF A MILLION. BberhM-dt * Ober, the Godfrey Clark Paper Company and the B. J. Hein* Pickle Company, Besides a Number ol Small Property Owners, Baraed Oat, Other rtre Xosse*. PnrsBtraa, April 5.--Allegheny City WEB visited by fire yesterday evening, which destroyed about $400,000 worth of property. The principal sufferers were: Eberhardt Ober, the Godfrey Clark Paper company and the H. J. Heinz Pickle company, besides a number of email property owners. The ·fire is supposed to have been caused by a spark from their own smokestack flying into an open window of the sorting r«om of Godfrey Clark's warehouse. It spread rapidly, enveloping that building in flames and then spreading to the malthonse, ware- bouse and elevator of Eberhardt fc Ober Brewing ^company. The Allegheny department, after a futile attempt to stay the course of-the fire, ·summoned aid from Pittsburg. The ·firemen fought hard, but did not euc- -ceea in getting control of the fire until a late hour last night. The fire burned over the best part of two blocks, also destroying the himber yard and planing will of Kopp Voeghtly, the old Hope cotton mill building, occupied by the H. J. Heinz Pickle company as a warehouse, and a number of dwellings, A number of minor accidents occurred. The losses as near as can be obtained are: Eberhardt Ober, §75,000' on building, insured for §44.000; stock $125,000, insured for §50,000; Godfrey Clark, $25.000 on building, insured for $20,000; §35,000 on stock, insured for $31,000: E. M. Ferguson, owner of the Hope cotton mill building, $22,000; insurance not known; H, J.- Heinz Pickle company, on stock, $20.000, partially insured; four houses owned by Thomas Loughery, §10,000, small insurance: Kopp Voeghtly, lumber yard and planing mill, $30,000, insurance not known; a number of dwelling houses, stc., increasing the loss to §400,000. ^Eberhardt Ober were unable last aight to furnish a list of the companies fat which they were insured. Godfrey Clark are insured in 30 different companies, in sums ranging from $500 to $3,000, the principal companies being tte Mutual of New York for §5,500 and the Columbia of Louisville for $3,000. This is the fourth time they have burned out in 15 years, their losses amounting to $410,000. with a total insurance only of $110,000. Both .companies will rebuild at once. . * SCAFJEOiD GIVES WAY. Five Men »urK-d a ]i»tauc- of Stxt Veet to the Ground. WKST$tf?EKioH,Wis., April 5.--One of the worst accidents that has occurred in this city for a long time happened just before noon. A scaffold gave way on the Belt line on Harrington elevator, being-built by Barnett. Record Company, and five men were pitched 00 feet to the ground. They were C. H. Be»eon, Charles Gustavson. Emery Garvis, J. K. Cernes and Pat 'Quinu. Benson and Quinn will probably die as +V»O-»* TlOT-O ^T* *··,.», r,l il-.-J^.,« / - * ,, _ T _ * ~ ^ -- *.j uti.. e »,.n.ci iiui. iiijUiita oj. 3. acTiGila kind. The others will recov«r. Too little care was taken in putting up the scaffold, although tfee men are mostly to blame for it themselves. They have all been removed to the hospital and now lie there, some in an unconscious state. 8 PACES NUMBER 49 OHIO LEGISLATURE. Proceedings of Both Branches of the General Assembly. 1 BUT LITTLE ACCOMPLISHED. CHIGAGfl ELECTION, ANOTHER SWEEPING DEMOCRATIC VICTORY. FIRE IN CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND. Nearly Half a Hundred Houne« Destroyed in a Few Hoars. CUMBERLAND, April 5. -- A few mra- ·ates after 8 o'clock yesterday evening fire, supposed to be of incendiary origin, was discovered in stable in «a alley. way in the rear of the McKaig block oil Baltimore street, bounded by Liberty aad Mechanic streets, in the very heart of the city. There were number-, of wooden structures in this alleyway, and as the wind was blowing » heavy gale, the rear of the block was soon a seething mass of flames. In quick succession the buildings on Baltimore street occupied by the New York Clothing company; Charles White, dry goods; Thomas Colehan. groceries, and Stern's clothing store, were gutted. Meanwhile the fire" spread rapidly up .Mechanic street, and with the wind showering sparks to remote parts of the city a wholesale conflagration seemed certain. Mayor Hebb telegraphed for assistance to Washington, Pittsburg, Martinsbnrg. W. Va.: Frederick, Md.; Frostbnrg, Md.; Parkersburg, W. Va.; Myersdale, Pa., and Bedford, Pa. After a six-hours' hard struggle the fire was finally gotten under control, hairing consumed six buildings on Mechanic street and seven buildings on Baltimore street. Assistance had arrived at about 7 o'clock from Martinsburg, W. Va., and Bedford, Pa, Washington had started an engine and two reels, which were stopped at Martinsburg. In all 15 places of business, a boardinghouse and a restaurant and seven dwelling houses were completely destroyed. While the fire^was at its heighth uptown another was started by the careless dropping of a lighted match in a name structure in the southern portion of the city. Twelve, buildings were completely destroyed before this second fire was subdued. AB nearly as can be estimated the total loss will foot up to §250,000. World's Fair Hotel Bnrned. CHICAGO, April 5.-- The new World's Fair hotel at Sixty-second street and Ogiesby avenue, known as the Lemont, and just approaching completion, was destroyed by fire yesterday af ter- »oon. The loss, covered by insurance, will be §30,000. _ Op«ra House and Cbnreh Destroyed. CALEDONIA, Minn., April 5.-- The opera house and the German Lutheran church were burned yesterday. Loss $50,000. No insurance. Militia CalTecf OutT ATLANTA, April 5.-- Marshal Harris of Forfythe, Ga., who was shot bv a negro, died last night. The negroes threatened to storm the jail and release the prisoner. The local militia were ordered out and dispersed the negroes. The militia remained on guard all night. Everything is quiet today. '-wod Her False Teeth, WASHINGTON, Ind., April 5.-- Last Mrs. Tom Downey of this city, while taking a drink of water, swallowed her false teeth and they are now in her etomach. An operation will be par. formed and the teeth removed. Carter Harrison Elected Mayor and the Whole Democratic ticket is Successful by an average of 20.00O Majority. CHICAGO, April 4--Never in the history of Chicago has such intense and universal "interest been shown in any municipal election as in that which came off yesterday. The campaign on both sides has been conducted with great bitterness, neither side being able to find much of anything too hard to say. It was an o,pen contest of the Republicans and .citizens against Harrison. The day was a Republican day. The weather could not have been more favorable to the Republicans if it had been made on AE order from party headquarters. It was bright, sunny and warm, with a gentle breeze blowing off the lake to lend aa edge to the air.- It was just the day to bring out the men who never vote, if by any .chance they might get A wet foot in .going to the polls. But theresulfcproved an overwhelming triumph for the .Democrats and a humil iating defeat/for the Republicans. 2 A. M.--Harrison's majority placed at A conservative.estimate is 19,000 and may go much beyond that. The entire Democratic ticket is elected by majorities ranging from ;16,000 to 19,000. Michael [J. Braafield, for City Treasurer; George A. Trade, for City Attorney, and Charlee Gastfield, for City Clerk, on the Democratic ticket, all ran well, and in mzzeerous instances ran ahead of the ticket. Out of thirty-four Aldermen twenty of those elected are Democrats and the successful town tickets are Democratic. Municipal elections were held in various towns throughout the state, but the contests were generally without political significance. Where the party lines were drawn the Democrats, in most instances, maintained the gains made last fall. 9 A. M---The returns %ave not all yet been tabulated, but the latest figuring places Carter Harrison's plurality at 21,000. SEQUEL TO A TRAGEDY. ·The Wickedest Woman in West Virginia ;Probably Lynched. . CHARLESTON, W. Va.. April 5.--About a week ago Police Officer John Chai,- dler of Bluefield, Mercer county, was shot and killed in a disorderly house kept by Kiz Reed, the wickedest woman in West Virginia. A row was-started at her joint near Bluefield last night and Charles Morgan, colored, fired into the crowd killing John Lessee, colored. Morgan was lynched to a tree almost in front of the house and his Body riddled with bullets. Kiz Redd has fied. with a portion of the mob in pursuit and it is reported was lynched on the Virginia side of tbe state line. Election i n K.s:istt. KANSAS CITY, Kan.. Aril 5.--Great excitement attended the municipal election in tiiis city yesterday. The feature which lent special interest to the contest was the unusually large registration of women, and the fact that a woman candidate for mayor was in the field. The result of the election was the most swepping victory ever scored in the city by the Republicans. The women turned out en masse to cast their ballots, but strange as it mav seem, they did not .cast them for Mr?. Potter, the woman candidate. Mrs. Potter received only about 50 votes all told. Local Bills Occupy All lira Time of th« Howe--One Bill Introduced--Taxation Committees Hand at Work--Other Ohio Slate Jsews. COLUMBUS, O., April B.--The vexed question of taxation was considered by both the senate and house committee. The house committee on corporations heard arguments on the Nichols bill to tax franchises, and it is unofficially but truthfully asserted thatr the bill will not be enacted into a law this session. Before the senate committee on agriculture there was a slight clash between the farmers and manufacturers over the Fox bill'to modify the Rawlings law taxing manufacturers. A large "delegration of manufacturer a irom various sections of Ohio were present to advocate the passage of the Fox bill. They claim the Rawlings law taxes manufacturers doubly and is too intricate, No action was taken. Both the house and senate did some business yesterday. The senate reconsidered Lillard's Cincinnati annexation bill._ House passed many local bills. Mr,. Llewellyn introduced a bill to provide that the polls shall open at 5:30 a. m. and close at 4 p. m. on election days. SHAMEFUL ADULTERATIONS. Knavish liealers Being Brought to Time by the Authorities, COLUMBUS. O., April 5.--The 1 agents of State Dairy and Food Commissioner McNeal ai-e still turning up cases of food and drug adulteration. One case is particularly Lad. The official report of Chemist \Veber snows that a bottle labeled paregoric obtained from a druggist contained tincture of aconite. Th\) lady who took the» stuff nearly died. Several samples of -pure maple syrup" were found to be half glucose. Some "cream of tartai-" taken from W. A. JMurdock-of Ironton is reported oy Chemist Weber to contain no'cream of tartar at all, but to consist in the main of gypsum and starch. Two samples of ground cloves taken from the same store were found to consist of cloves, roasted cocoanut shells, allspice hulls, rice hulls and clove stems. Some samples of '·pure cider vinegar' r have been taken within the last few days, which the chemist finds to be mauufi\ctured of water, acetic acid, etc.. colored. r Keiuaiug of a .Prehistoric Race. DALTON, O., April 5.--Contractor Cochran of this place, who recently took the contract to remove the old Indian inound. near Martin's Ferry,.and use dirt therefrom for grading streets, is reported to have found a valuable collection of prehistoric relics. It contained paleolithic implements, unique engravings, portions of human skeletons,-six antler's of unusual proportions, amow and spear heads, flint cup and perforated hammer stones. The find is attracting great attention. -House Struck b Lightning. OAK HILL, O., April 5.--The house of Jofcn H. Shumate was struck by lightning during Monday night's 'storm. About half the house was literallv torn to pieces. The casters of the bed upon which Miss Victoria was sleeping were torn out and broken. The footboard split off and the lady was completely covered with debris. Eddie Shumate'~s face was blackened by the electric current, yet, bji a seeming miracle, none felt the shock. Fell on a Circular San-. RIFLEY, O,, April 5.--A. Potts Funey, a prominent sawmill and lumberman here, met with a painful accident yesterday by falling on a circular saw and having iiis hand wedsred between the saw and the framework adjoining. He made a heroic effort to break his own arm to keep from being drawn into the saw. His left hand is in a bad condition. Child fatally Injured. WARREN. X, April 5.--A serious accident eecurrefl here yesterday. The 5-year-old daughter of W. D. Davis was run over by a Kttsburg and Western freight train, on the roUingmill track, and perhaps fatally injured. Prominent .Citizen Gone. RIPLET, O., ^.pril 5.--D. O. Evans, an old and prominent citizen, died here yesterday at 11 o'clock. MASKED HIGHWAYMEN. and Bad- A Party uf Hungarian. Attacked ly r«w»l Up. WH.KI-SBAIJRE. Pa.. April o.--At a late hour last night three highwaymen with blackened faces, believed to be Italians, attacked a party of Hungarians, near Hazletuu. who were on their vray to their homes. The Hungarians begsin to suow fight and a desperate conflict took phice between them. Three ol the Hungarians, whose names car not be learned, were knocked down, snot at and robbed. Onexrf them had three bullets m his left leg. another had two in his breast, and the third one a bullet and a knifeblade in his shoulder. It socm became known in the city of Hazleton. and the coal and iron police turned out and were joined by a large crowd who went iu search of the Italians, but they were lost sight of at a place called "th« swamp," and have so far made their escape. The injured men are being cared for, and it is thought that two «f them will recover, while the other will die from his wounds. THE NEWS CONDENSED. MORE NAMES SENT IN The President Fills a portant Offices. Im- THREE ARE FOREIGN MINISTERS. PUT UP IN Short Items BRIEF FORM PEOPLE. FOR BUSY l-'rom Varlong Parts of the Country. It is generally believed that the senate will adjourn early next week. It is said that Isaac P. Gray, minister to Mexico, may be made an ambassador. It is said that Secretary Gresham -will not interfere with the attaches of the Betting sea commission at Paris. The contract for erecting the public building at St Paul has been awarded to Hennebv Brothers Company of St Paul, at ?2r,000. The -Minnesota river lias overflowed its banks and covered the lowlands. Bridges have been washed away and railway traffic seriously delayed. Colonel Temple Clark, a member of General Kosecrai^" staff in the- late war, ami of late ye.ii an employ in the department of agriculture, died in Washington Tue* day. Mis,s jSTellie Yilas, daughter of Senator Vilas of_ Wisconsin, died yesterday after- boon. Her father is fishing in interior Florida and has not yet been reached by telegraph. President Cleveland has commuted to imprisonment for life the sentence of Edward Smallwood, who was to be hanged InlVashiiigton next Friday for killing Ed- W*rd Tinney. Mr. A. A. McLeod, president of the Philadelphia and Reading railroad and Coal and Iron companies, has tendered his resignation to take effect May 1. He will resign the receivership. The Atlanta and Florida railroad has beSk-Orderecl sold by Judge Clark on thu firbt ^Tuesday in May. Th« minimum price is fixed at §500,000, and the purchaser is required to assume the bonded debt. A negro desperado named Morgan has. been lynched by a mob of his own color at Graham, Va. Morgan murdered a law- abiding young negro of the town Saturday night at a frolic. The mob is looking for his confederates, and other lynchings are expected. ·-William Fitz of Clare, la., insisted on forcing .his attentions on the pretty daughter of a neighboring farmer despite her objections, but he won't do so any more. He called the other night while drunk. The girl, aided by her two sisters, placed him a*t ride a rail and gave him a free ride to town. Indication-.. Generally fair weather; becoming CAM orl y. variable wind-. LAUREL HILL MINE DISASTER. Probably Five Entombed Men, With but .Little Hope For Them. e HAZ^LTON, Pa.. April 5,--It is now ascertained that there are three men. and probably five, ia the Laurel Hili mine. The names of the three known ones are Thomas Hudson, W. L. Trembath and_ Richard Williams. Two Hungarian" laborers are also missing. Thev COLLISION OF FREIGHT' TRAINS. OacMan K i H i - i l and l-'i\ K Others Serionkly injnrtut. GREEN-RBI.RO. Pa., April n.--A collision occurred on the Pennsylvania railroad at Pack Saddle yesterday between two freight trains. Samuel Siiowden. a brakeman, was so badly burned that he died a few hourt, later." Conductor P. S. Williams of Altoona, arm broken and badly cut about the head. Conductor D. E. Ankney of Derry. arm broken and badly injured about head and eyes. Engineer Brsmtlinger of Derry, severe scalp wounds and' other cuts and bruises. Fireman Mahan of Derry, head and shoulders cut. Flagman G. W, Miller of Altoona, hurt about the head. No explanation of the accident has been made. I'oisonvd Hih VI if- anil Skipped. ST. Lons. April o.--While visiting relatives Sunday ev«niii£r Mrs. Henry A. Manss. wife of a jeweler at 1 i-»!) Cass avfnut\ partook of some O3'ster» which her husband procured from a neighboring store. Man-.- did not eat any of the oysters and shortly aftf-r supper left dip house, and goiny "to his etore looted it of the niott valuable arti- O. ISroadhrad of Missouri to SwilH-rlaud. Itnrtlvtt Tripp of South l»kota to Aufctria-Hungarv and K!x-n Alexander of North Carolina to Green-, Kouiuanin and Ser\ ia--A Number ..I Other Appointment*. WASHINGTON. April 5.--The president yesterday sent the following nominations to the »euate: James U. Broadhead of Missouri to be envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States to Switzerland. Bartlett Tripp of South Dakota to be envoy extraordinary and minister'plen- ipotentiary of the United States to Aus-1 tria-Hungary. Eben Alexander of Xorth Carolina to be envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States to Greece, Rouumnia and Servia. To be consuls of the United States- James E. Neal of Ohio, at Liverpool; James M. Dobb^ of Georgia, at Valparaiso; Q.^O. Eckford of Mississippi," at Kingston, Jamaica: David N. Burke of New York, at Penwuibuco: Edgar Whidclen of Maine, at St. Stephen, N. B.; Henry F. Merritt of Illinois, at Barmen: Asa, D. Dickinson of T^ew York, at Nottingham; Benjamin Leuthier of Massachusetts, at Sherhrouke. Charles' Ingersoll of Pennsylvania to be appraiser of merchandise in the district of Philadelphia Paul F. Faihon of North Carolina to Je an ludiaii inspector. James O. Bioadhead of Missouri, who is named at- minister to Switzerland, is by profession a lawyer and has represented his state in congress as a member from St. Louis. He is about :j years oi ngp and has been prominent in politico in Missouri for a long time. Bartlett Tripp of South Dakota, who goes as minister to Austria-Hungary, was ozie of the pioneers in the Dakotas before the division of the territory. He is 48 years ii ago. and ib a brother-in- law to Senator Davis of Minnesota. Eben Alexander, nominated to be minister to Greece, Roumania ·and Servia. is at present a Greek professor at the University of North Carolina. Putensor Alexander is a little more than 4( years of age and has been in his present place for 10 years. The nomin.ition of James E. Neall of Hamilton, O., is a result of a personal request by ex-Governor Campbell, reinforced by Senator Brice. Colonel Neal is one of the leading Democrats ot Ohio and early in the seventies while a young man was epeaker of the the horse of representatives of the general assembly. He has always been an active Democrat, smd was chairman of the state campaign committee, which resulted in Mr. ( ampbell's election. Ha has never held a tVderal office. James M. Dohbs of Georgia,, nominated to be consul at Valparaiso, Chili, is about 2!5 years old, a resident of Marietta, belonging to one of the best families in the state and is a thorough business man. Q. C. Eckford of Mississippi, who succeeds Mr. Dent, a private secretary to the late Secretary Blaine. as coi:sul at Kingston, Jamaica, is a leading lawyer of Aberdeen. Miss. He has never before held public office and is about -40 years of age. David If. Burke of New York, nominated foi - consul at Pemambuco. was cotisnl at Bahia. Brazil, ilnrinir Mr. Cleveland's* fir.-,t term. He speaks Portu- guebe fluently and is familiar with Brazil and its affairs. H. F. Merritt of Illinois, who is named as consul to Barmen, is wr-il qualified bv experience for his post. Asa A. Dickinson of New York, nominated to be consul at Nottingham, i.= a brother of Don M. Dickinson. He is a native of Michigan, and was a soldier m the Union army during the -war. For gome years he has lived in Brooklyn and practiced law in New York city. He is =aid to be a personal friend of Pre-sident Cleveland. Benjamin Lenthif-r of Massachusetts, who is named a? consul to Sherbrooke. was a factor in the late campaign in that state. He edits two French newspapers. No. 10 East Park Pla«e. 8 Doors North of Post Office. This Week's Specials. GLOVES Extraordinary quality four button' Kid Gloves, all shades and sizes, that are sold elsewhere as a leader at 60 and 75 cents, This Week's Price, 59 Cents. Seven hook Kid Gloves, Foster p*t; ent, all shades in tan, green and navy blue, etc. A special leader at other houses. This Week's Price, 90 Cents, GENUINE FOSTER PAUL GLOVE fn all sizes. This is the most popular glove on the market today and fSellinjf at $1 OO. Elegant Mousquetaire, all shade* and sizes, the regular $1.5O quality. This Week's Price, $1.25. CARPETS My trade in this department so far this season has been 100 per cent better than any previous season. That is because I carry a better and larger assortment and sell at a lew profit than any house in Newark. New lines of MATTINGS · at 10, isj, 15, and upward have at- arrived. Call and see them. John Meckes occurred and it is believed that they the men seen by Harry Hawke to go under the water when he was comin" out. A vigorous search has been insti"- 1 tuted for them, but so far without sue- ' cess. The mine officials still refuse to be interviewed. They stoutly deny, ' however, that there are any more than j three men still imprisoned. Yesterday afternoon the men came ' unexpectedly upon a mule, almost covered witn mud and blush. To the sur- ' prise of the workmen it w«s still alive. Among the debris was also found the , shirt and coat worn by Richard Will- | lams. This would indicate that he had i divested himself of his clothing and bad endeavored to swim out. Dynamite P*ot Krnstfated, SAN FRANCISCO, April 5.--An attempt to blow up the tug Ethel and Marion with dynamite was frustrated by the timely discovery of the plot. The tug was used in conveying nonunion crews to vessels. _ accident i cles. including the contents of the safe. He has not been 3Ir.-. Maus-s the oyster-., n Fiwe. became ill soon ;;ft"- f ath;i£ ftTHl rt7f*r] Vf^t^T'lsV 1711 i*~r ''' w lnc.ii in - iif'.,t*j po'.ion Tile coroner ^s investigHiinu- the affair. Mr. and Mrs. JJanss have livi-A uii3;a:.p:ly of late. Confirmed. , tj.N, April 5.-- The senate has confirmed the following nominations: Allan B. Mor.se ol Michigan to be consul of i lie United States at Glasgow. C. W. Chancellor of Maryland to bo consul of the United States at Havre. George F. Parker of New Yurk to be consul of the United States at Birmingham. Samuel E. Morss uf Indiana to be coiHul general of the United State- at Paris. George Dillard of Mi-sj^-.ppi to be- eon MI I general of the U n i t f f l Stato.- at Gnaj-aqml. feeaton Norman of Indiana to be a«3- B-stanf surg«.on in the marine hospital T. , i \ i - ! i n f ; Man i n ^ t a n t l j - K i l l e d . U T u:\jvo. Ind.. April 5.-- Alonza . a travfJincr man. in in jjt K?vx *, ' ~t '·'*· ' ""s. Two FRIGHTFUL SLAUGHTER Of Until State Troops and Revolutionist* In Kio Grande do fjul. Rio JANEIRO, April o.--Details hav* reached here of the battle fought om March 37, at Alegrete. fiio Grande do Sul, between the state government troops and the revolutionists. According to the report that has reached this city the slaughter of the state troops was frightful, while the loss of the rev- olutaonibts was also very heavy. The revolutionists held an intrenched position at Alegrete, and when the state troopa attempted to drive them from their vantage ground they made a most desperate and successful resistance. It is said that there were 1,500 combatants engaged on both sides, and that of this number HOO were killed and * large number wounded. The state troops wf-re driven back, and the revolutionists have undisputed sway at Alegrete. whim place is used as their base of operations against the government. It is stated ihat the state troops will be reinforced and an attempt made to drive the insurgents from their position. . The national government has as vet taken no active steps to support the Btate government. A [·£;,-" oft' · TV . UK- \\h- r-oaches j.nd v fell "pa5s-"l Tlii'. xtrike a Failure. CHICAGO. April 5.--The strike of 1,000 carpenters, scheduled to take place yesterday at the world's fair grounds, to enforce discrimination against nonunion men turned out a dismal failure, LPS-. than I M I quit work. The leaders attributed the failure to a misunderstanding, but the real reason seemed to be that the rank and file had weakened at the firm front presented by the exposition ' Lib head from his Highest of all in Leavening Power.--Latest U. S. Gov't Report ABSOLUTELY PURE I.iicd Onr Hundred and Two Years. JoHMx-ixm x, N. Y.. April 5.-- Thorn a* H. Brown, the centenarian of Fultoa county, died at his home, near ri5h House, yc-sterdav, of pneumonia, ilr. Brown was U)2 y^ars old. He was born near Bo.-ton. and for the past To years had lived in this section of the stale. He was the- oldest M:i?on in the state. Well Known K'-nfuekian Dtad. LOUISVILLE, April 5.--David Merriwether died yesterday at his home near Louisville ot kidney trouble. He was in his 9:M yr-ar. He was governor of -Nfw Mexico in the fifties, and went to the capital of the territory by stags from the Missouri river as a boy. He was one of the founders of St. Joe, Mo. He was also ex-governor of Kentucky, succeeded Henry Clay in the United States senate, was a member of Kentucky's first constitutional convention and was a member of the legislature for many terms.

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