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Sandusky Star, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1898, Sandusky, Ohio Get Our Prices on Job Printing AND KY STAR Today's News Today Not Tomorrow VOL OHIO MONDAY PRICE TWO CENTS Mail Carriers Risk Their Lives Almost Daily A Trip ol Seventeen Miles Made Hvery Dav But Sunday By or That is one reason for using tho small 1 1 foot be lilted pulled here a largor not be handled In trip j skate iet cr is n m Pioneer Resident of Sandusky Passed tio noi u hitl en i pt is are we Will i are steel plates strapped teet like skates and on bottom of which are a number of steel spurs or spikes about an iuch long anil sharpened to a needle point It is not an infrequent occurrence for the boys to break through the ice and go SPORTING MISCELLANY Away Last Night Had Lived Here For Years and Was Identified With the City's Business Interests Again has death entered the ranks of pioneers and removed one The Put Herald the first paper under published ou the islands and a bright a few ot- the md newsy one too had the following j our to encounter whose name has for half a century been article in last week's issue iu the discharge of their they identified with the business The people who live ou the islands of the worst dangers and the enterprises of this city Wm V and Voung of do and Joe Mas field of Cleveland w 11 apn Hail tonight for a t a or the eight of the middle slates and a John S Wietleman of Athletic club has ar- ranged the go which promises a good evening's entertainment ar- late this afternoon with Tom Unity his manager is m excellent condition for the fight Young is also PEOPLE OF THE B 0 and Short Line Did a Big Business This Year Lake Cargoes Exceeded 000 Ore Was Good But Iron and Grain Very Light of shipments and receipts of The pulpit Plymouth Brooklyn is soon to lose a mous Abbott who Henry Beecher upon the of that famous divine is to retire the pastorate at the close of the present season Dr Abbott is editor of The Outlook which is the property and organ of Plymouth church and his physician informed him that the combined duties of editor and pastor are more than he can stand up under In fact the doctor's opinion The President's Savannah Remark Causing Much Comment 1 It Dampens the Hopes of Financiers For an Extra Session to Consider the Financial Question trim and w ill set a fast coal iron ore and pig irou tor the most of them are acquainted with the dangerous occupation of our mail car riers but the people ou the main Laid and especially those who live inland have no conception of the dangers that lurk along the island mail route A carrier must be a stranger to fear aud never lose his head so to speak if he does he runs a good chance of ing a resting place on the bottom of the lake Unforeseen dangers arise times that call for rapid thinking and equally quick action To hesitate is to be lost hence our mail carriers take and dangerous chances at times that to people unacquainted with the work would seem but tl e carrier recognizes his danger and takes chances and with an apparent recklessness makes one shudder to think of yet through allot it the carrier is cool and must be Captain Amos Hitchcock has had the islands mail route for years His father had it before him aud the dangers they have encountered would make a book more thrilling than border life during Indian war times in the early settlement of the that no one but themselves know anything about No matter how cold and stormy mauy narrow escapes they have Owing to the sad death by drowning of Ernest Hitchcock last fall Lyndon Hitchcock and Louie Wise are our mail boys this winter and meeting none of its cruel with some mishap or foul weather they news of his death are nearly always on time Starling died at his home Adams strict at 10 o'clock List night He had been con- lined to his house for the past three mouths but this tact robbed death ot suddenness ami the will be learned with sorrow bv the friends who loved in For the benefit of business men and oi hers it has been decided uot to begin the bouts until o'clock The round go between Schroeder and and a lurrell light will be put ou as pre- The main go will begin j of coal would about after the minstrel show half a million tons just closed show a decided and increase over last year This is especially noticeable with the B O Lake business there was unusually heavy and had navigation remained i open 10 days longer the shipments have reached As jt was several j from Bay at a in they are i and esteemed him taken to the south shore by Mr j The deceased born iu Connecticut cock Here the mail pouches are trans- in and was therefore at the time ol ferred to the and the battle begins his death 72 years of age During the They are due in Catawba at 11 o'clock excitement over the discoveries in Leaving there at 1 o'clock p m they he decided to try his fortunes in are met again by Mr Hitchcock and the gold fields of California A series carted across the island stopping at the i of misfortunes forced him to abandon j c i boats were loaded and had to lav up ou and true account of the ice and about MO ears of Kmo says the Olympic Arh COill ro Michigan points club ot San Francisco has offered i uv all rail IM him against Kid He business at the B O was not s vs e practically accepted the of- For the first two mouths it was ler lorit one In fact j verv the match is made as far as Kennedy and I am concerned Nothing will suit us better than a match iu Sau only long enough for the mail his plans when reaching the isthmus ol if off in to be assorted They are due on Middle i Panama from which place he made Bass at p m they are met there by Orleans aud subsequently Mr George High and driven across that i lo His first business island in another was in he manufacture of candy being i in cross the channel to B due there at J p m A trip every day in the week except Sunday for four trips and for a little less than each trip Thank you we don't want the job WANTS A REHEARING Catherine Ackerman Files Motion In cuit New Evidence an effort must be made to get the mail through One morning Capt Hitchcock left North Bass The ice was not strong enough to bear his weight walking Strapping the mail pouch upon his back and lying flat upon his face he started creeping to Middle Bass over a mile away A large dog seeing him in that position started out ou the ice to him but broke through and was nearly drowned before parties on shore could rescue Captain Hitchcock crept the entire distance across the channel and the Ice crushing under and around him At another time he was crossing channel iu a boat A heavy fog came down and he had to resort to his compass to keep his bearings Iron in the boat caused the compass to aud he was carried almost past the ex- treme eastern end of the island over two miles out of his course Another time when the mail was carried from Port Clinton Mr Hitchcock was in a sleigh He came to a crack in the ice several yards wide He had two or three passengers and several hundred pounds of freight He chopped out a big cake the ice upon which the sled was standing and his horse sled gers and freight ere ferried across the crack The two winters previous to this the captain's two sons Lyndon and Ernest carried the mail aud their experiences were equally as thrilling as those of their father aud grandfather before them One time the boys were com ing from Middle Bass they had one ger Miss Blanche she will never forget that trip The ice was breaking up and running down the lake They couldn't row it but must cross just the same They got into their ness made of ropes aud straps with which to haul their boat and started for a good long mile from cake to cake of ice many times the cakes not as large as au nary often sinking to their middle in the icy water and yet not daring to stop their boat thumping on the ice behind breathless crowd standing on the docks on both islands watching that perilous they reached the shore on this side both boys were laughing as if il was rare sport At another was a terrible day cold and they ar- rived their clothes were frozen to them and they had to be helped out of their boat aud to a fire and be thawed out before they could get their clothing off looked like two pillars of ice when they arrived At another time they were caught iu the running ice in the Ottawa channel aud work as hard as they may they could not push their way through and were carried down tho lake Their father was ing them with a from the shore He sent a message to Kelleys Island to watch tor them They however aged to push through and make the shore down near the east end On New Year's day they had another vivid experience They had two passengers Misses Mary Lib and Myrtle Shortly after they left Catawba a dense fog came it was impossible to see a rod ahead of the boat Here the com- pass misled them again The residents of the island were to the gravity of the occasion for lost ou the water in a is like at sea in a ship out a Cannons were fired and church bolls rang The d ou East Point several miles out of the way and it said the young ladies wanted to embrace everybody in sight they landed so glad werd they Among the worst crossing when the ice is breaking up and running out for to got canght be- t ween two big cakes of ice means the or of the boat like an Catherine Ackerman has filed through her attorneys a motion in the circuit which he was it with Mr under the firm name of Latham He soon left to follow the trade learned in New land that of a tailor and d the tailoring establishment which continued up to when his failing health auti other business interests we have reason to believe they will for the syndicate is truing to pull oft i out here in February I mil sunn hat jil tilt ra iMg g i will accompany Jiai to tiie match or no match L is still out there I understand and his defeats of Walcott and Tommy iu Frisco have made him a favorite He and I iu July however the boom began and the force was stead- ily increased and divided into day and shifts In September there was j lull and from that time ou the j business was nothing unusual j The figures prepared bv local agent 1 B A show tho following shipments and receipts at the B O Coal tous irou ore I toils pig tons in addition 10 this quite largo titles of lumber sand aud plaster were handled The Michigan and Ohio car great j ferries considerable business in would lni11 a coal and merchandise for Detroit The d there The Olympic people were Tery there Dec remark of the president at the Savannah ban- quet on Saturday is causing widespread comment He said there could be no financial or revenue changes in the nest four years This dampens the hopes of financiers who expected an session of congress to consider the financial question Petitions for an extra session are still being passed however among the Republican members of the house It is said that a majority of the licans think it to avoid the question at present forced him to relinquish it He was in- reahze for SPUt being but a few cargoes of corn early iu extensively iu the peach culture ou the peninsula and his annual ments were among the largest sent ont from the islands He was possessed of court for a of her case against j unusual activity and energy which the Dock company The suit is the outgrowth of an accident in Huron in which her sou was killed She got a verdict in the common pleas but it was set aside by the circuit court She now wants her case reheard by the circuit court on the grounds that the point on which it was reversed was not stated by the attorneys for the Dock company As a further ground she alleges that there is material evidence which was not presented at thn trial or before tho circuit court made his business ventures uniformly successful He was a self made man ana succeeded in raising himself from u sition of obscurity to one of affluence aud wealth In he was married to Miss Mary Bouton She with two dren survive him The funeral arrangements have not yet been completed Social at Perkins On Thursday evening Mr Truman B I all the way to New York to 1 see about the match Lavigue has j times said he would be pleased to 1 give me another match and I have no I reason to doubt his sincerity 1 consider the match as good as made Do 1 ex- to win the championship Well can bet I would not make the match it I anticipated any other result is a great man but another or two the season and two cargoes of just before the close The shipments from the Short Line were not so heavy as over the B O i but they make a good showing Tho I pig iron receipts were very light but the coal shipments wore very fair The j business was heavy early iu the season I but toward the close it was difficult to Prize Carnival The L Athletic club intends to get up a listic carnival of three nights duration including the which takes place on Jan ID The there may be boats and nearly 100.000 tons were shipped by all railways The shipments and receipts follows Coal 1105 tous pig iron tons REV came in the shape of a warning tbat Dr Abbott must from his labors a pastor his health is being rapidly undermined Dr Abbott has during tho 11 years that he occupied the pulpit of Plymouth the reputation it achieved under Mr Beecher as a ular piace of worship and the question than is now agitating the people of the metropolitan district is Who will succeed Lyman Cruiser Cincinnati Runs at Full Speed at Santiago SANTIAGO Dec the Cincinnati was leaving port at Saturday she ran at full speed upon a rock clearly de- fined in the charts but not as being buried She is probably seriously in- jured Will Build a Palace The colony of millionaires whose handsome homes front ou the park at Fifth avenue and the Nineties New York is soon to have a recruit in the person of Mr Andrew Carnegie The steel king has just purchased a plot of between Ninetieth and streets for which he paid PERSONAL POINTS H TO Superintendent Kimball of tho Short Line is in the city today Adam J Stoll left yesterday for New York and other eastern cities on ness Miss Ada Heimburg of Cleveland is visiting her parents in this city Miss Mollie Guenther spent Sunday at Norwalk the guest of her brother Mrs Jacob of Norwalk was visiting friends iu tho city last week John Smith sou of Mr and Mrs Jacob Smith was pleasantly surprised Saturday evening at his home Camp street in honor of his sixteenth birthday About 40 young people in- tho members of S S C were present and enjoyed the evening Miss Esther Zueber is visiting her rents in Chicago O YOUNG MAN DIES i Taylor will receive the friends of the fight will be decided Perkins Epworth league at his palatial the night previous and O'Rourke is residence at Perkins An extensive j ing to complete the by having the Federation Of Getting sical program has been prepared for the winner of thu fight face either Hughes of England or Kid Lavigue ou Jan 11 Near occasion Prof Paul Patterson and Miss Waye ill render eral numbers the End of Their Work ATLANTA Norcross a Ga Dec bitter abolitionist from New Bicycle Sprocket A P Sawyer of Greenville this state h b patented a sprocket for cles He claims that his attachment will move a wheel with ono revolution Maine who originated the Lily White idea in his canvass for died today lady's taste aud in t Table nicety are very William J Hammond Passes Away at 10 O'clock This The many friends of William J I nmn perceptible at the breakfast table She ought never to allow u soiled tablecloth to appear at auy time but extra care should be bestowed upon the first meal of the day of the lack of tite which usually greets it With linen fresh and snowy white shining silver delicious or cocoa and flowers and when possible the petite will feel itself stimulated A pretty breakfast as well as au appetizing one is a great promoter of good temper of the crank as far as a wheel geared up to 120 but with as much ease as a j gear The attachment is made of two I cog stationary wheels five inches iu I diameter which has a rod six inches loug I with two small cogs run between the lar all attached to the sprocket of the wheel proper He claims the invention can bo attached to any make of wheel ou end that j e cogs which are I pained to learn of his death at 10 o'clock this at the residence of his mother-in-law Mrs Soaff Sycamore street The deceased was about 30 years of age and had been employed for a ber of years at the Sandusky Tool com- pany He was prominently identified with the society of the Rod Cross The deceased was preceded to the grave by about a year by his wife Ho had been suffering for some months from consumption which finally re- in his death Ho was very well known and enjoyed the respect of all with whom he came iu contact The funeral arrangements not yet been completed CLEVELAND POULTRY SHOW aud harmony Aa unattractive fast with soiled linen weak tea tough uold toast or bitter coffee is to both temper and digestion fore let our homes be bright and sunny and charming and the day aright with a cheery and well arranged table At the head of ths table place the cups and saucers tea or coffeepot milk jug sugar and slop basin Every well table has a slop basin into which are turned the dregs of tue cup when it is passed up to be Put hot plates by tho meat aud a smaller plate knife and folk to each person Salt aud pepper should bo in reaching of everybody Have the hct rolls covered with a kin and toast served in small ties it cools MI quickly ness should characterize every detail of the meal ot the day that the mem bet of the family More days aro spoiled hy bad beginnings breakfast than by any other tiling in life for tho tion of it will pursue one all through the busy Traveler H E Rogers a Sandusky Fancier Takes i orv of ic ri with Some Prizes H E Rogers is m Toledo today in at- tendance upon the poultry Mr Rogers attended the great Clev land poultry show bust week where he made au exhibit of his He was successful in winning all ums including the gold medal for best ten birds He also exhibited the largest cock bird in the show weighing 12 pounds He does not exhibit at Toledo SUCCESSFUL STRIKE Ice Stowers In East End Demanded and Received More Wages The by the ner Lake Ice company loading cars back of the Tool company works struck for higher wages yesterday They -t getting a day aud demanded an in crease of cents They quit work but the trouble was soon adjusted tho men boing granted tho uo men wore involved Against Car Ferry Company John Flaherty has filed a petition in his case against tho Ohio Car Ferry Co appealed from Justice court He claims damages arising from broach of contract Why There was a not so many years buck it was uot fashionable to appear too robust A little languor was considered rather becoming in a young Beauty was most beau- when frail bat that dny has passed The pale drooping indoor girl has given way to tho riding walking golf playing girl Health has received the seal of fashion Aud everything that conduces to health is now good instance in the matter of wearing rubbers A few yearn ago n good many women ob- wero I to wearing rubbers on tho ground i that they detracted from the trim of tho foot But everybody knows that nothing the health as quickly is wot feet and the only sible way to have dry in to wear rubbers So bers hove hack into as an in- adjunct to good health The d fart rubbers are now much mure and graceful in their than they wore a dozen years and that they aro now made in such infinite variety has served of conree still further to increase their Bazar Schroeder and Elaine Bonnie Schroedor of Toledo and Ed Blaine of this city will go on as a pre- liminary to the great contest between Eddie of Toledo and Joe Maxfield of Cleveland before the Imperial Athletic club tonight at Lea's hall A barrel contest is also ou the program All lovers of ing who attend are assured of au ing of good sport KANSAS CITY Dec tion of Labor will probably adjourn day To hold the election this afternoon and adjourn this evening is the plan The present officers will probably all be re elected Au amendment will ably be adopted adding two vice dents The questions remaining for settlement are tho waiters dissension aud the contest of the and union the I men Today's session was devoted to the passage of resolutions Governor course iu the Puna riots was en- The government was requested to give female employees equal sation with men for equal labor The displacement of Claude Jackson tor of the bureau of printing at Washington was requested ou the of being labor's enemy Perry S Heath was thanked for ing printing done iu offices lEil OF i LIMA Dec funeral of S Brice was held this morning from the Market Street Presbyterian church The remains lay iu state until noon and crowds them coming through a drenching rain There were special trains from Sandusky Fort Wayne and Peoria Ills bearing employes of the Lake Erie and Western railroad The floral tributes aggregated President Thompson of Miami sity made the address Making the Appraisement Wm Jacob and J J Butts who were appointed appraisers iu the partition suit of vs are in appraisement Employes Attend Funeral About a local employes of the Lake Krie Western railway left this morning for Lima to attend the funeral j of Calvin S Brice late president of the i road They will return on the regular j tram tonight Supples aud Jeff Powers will appear in a Kj-rouud contest at tho vard Athletic club in row night although defeated by mer in London recently says he is com- ing to this country to meet some ot the good Nate Fen ton will place ot least on McCoy against Sharkey Nate has been backing the Kid for over two vears aud IKUS yet lost a dollar Dave Wallace the crack Council Tonight featherweight has agreed to moot Joe j The city council will meet tonight at Bernstein before the Athletic 7 o'clock iu the market building club some time in February The ably the most important business to has been fixed at pounds i COme up will be the question of buying Bob Armstrong is now on Baptist church property and list of scrappers Bob will meet Peter eating the land to the ot Maher Jan s at Bridgeport O'Rourke now has four colored fighters on tho Walcott Beyers and Armstrong Obermeyer the Toledo bowler who is to be a of the All-Stars is a wonder at the game as lie has but one arm anil is compelled to steady the ball between his knees before he rolls This seeming handicap does uot with tho making of high scores 000 It is announced that he will erect on this property a palace that cost to exceed a million dollars It will re- quire two years to complete the new residence and in the meantime Mr Carnegie will continue to reside in his present handsome home at 5 West Fifty-first street The Czar's Slavery to Duty The czar's melancholy visit to hagen is over Apart from the occasion itself his stay in the Danish capital appears to have been marked by tional gloom The young autocrat three modest rooms in the over- crowded palace of Bernstorff and is said to have passed almost his whole day in bis little study reading or writ GOING DOWN TO HOI Dec comes via Zanzibar that Major McDonald and ex- party is succeeding in the plan to establish a British highroad from Cairo to Cape Town He has posts from the Uganda region to the northeast of Lake Rudolf and is now going down the Sobat river to Faahoda THE POPE DON'T LIKE IT ROJIK Dec pope it is ly reported disapproves of Cardinal anti-American views and has dissolved the commission of cardinals appointed to investigate the question It is believed the pope decide in favor of Americanism WILL COST Sim Dec is probable that congress will provide for the ing of fifteen warships three being three speedy armored cruisers aud nine protected cruisers The cost will be distributed over four ing dispatches Every morning a courier j arrived from St Petersburg with a fresh batch aud every evening another set ont thither to take back the result of the day's work After breakfast he walked for nu hour with his mother in the park that being the sole recreation today making the j be permitted himself besides joining the other members of the family for a short time at and after meals He must often have looked baok with a sigh to the time ho roamed about the place a boy iu the company of his stalwart vears TIE PRESIDENT JT Bouncing Baby Girl A bright girl arrived at the home ot Mr and Mrs Anthony Uhl on Hancock street to cheer the household I Tony is the clerk at Rudolph Knauer's store The girl tipped the scales at pounds Cigars are now being handed out by the happy father The Kaiser's Little Gang At the final hours of a busy day Em- becomes a loving father I to tho exclusion of every theme Surrounded by his little as he loves to call the seven he j joins them iu ull borts of fun and frolio j The graphs of his loved ones in- i variably accompany him on his travels and may bo seen the first thing in cabin or in his room m some distant I castle He never returns home wither bringing a present for each em himself the in the of tho and the baby j of tell un top ami monopolizes the Weekly Qa Dec reached Macon this morning in a heavy rain storm The party lost eral ton here He went to ville to take temporary command of Wheeler's corps The program was observed despite the rain General Wilson's troops were reviewed the president made a speech and the party left for Augusta HE Mm THE GIRL er and Thompson expects as much of him as any member of the lumbus Journal President of the Toledo club has returned home from tho Now York league mooting and IK knows the a nicer and bettor finish much of Toledo's chances to get into than when with cold water the Western league is he did before he started for the metropolis He was present at all of the st scions of tho A Sponging Machine has r Yolk the Market street lor d in his establishment a Steam be used in sponging ladies and men's goods as being sponged by steam Funeral of Mrs Dorothea tors that is he was present just the other base ball men on the of the room whore tho Meeting took place Attention Smokers In selecting your presents buy The deceased and her kindly qualities had won for her scores of friends many of whom orod this morning to pay their hist tri- bute of love and to the departed Wine Paderewski is now the happy owner of de Marrios handsome villa Merges near He is adding to it a byro for six cows Tho musician has bought tiie cellar with the It contains bottles of wine and a quantity of kirsch 20 years old Tl vineyards of the property have product d this autumn bottles white As the vintages sire uot of a high order bottles havo boer fold made large j it in ground fur building round Warsaw a city which has begun extend by leaps aud hounds since Nicholas II the light shown a marked tendency to deal kindly toward Poland Cor London Truth The funeral of Mrs Dorothea i of nis count was held morning from St Mary's church The deceased lady's long lite Little ChiM at Venice Martha the daughter of Mr and Mrs S S Venice died an early hour this morn J K manufactured by j Widman The interment was made j Market Street St cemetery services woro by Father ing The will ho hold on in morning it from tho Dec Little who as shot by Robert McDowell on Sunday for refusing to marry Miss Dowell whom lie had betrayed married her this morning at 1 o'clock The case of assault him was dismissed later in court The case against Dowell for shooting also dismissed SHE SHRINKS FROM r R L Dec divorce case m which the name or the actress may be withdrawn Mrs is said to shrink from going on the stand FAVORS A m CABINET Dec A newspaper rosi the opinions of Minister of Public favors a cabinet headed by Commissioner Montero Rios E CHOSEN THEIR LEADED Dec Liberals have decided to choose Sir its their leader in
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