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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 1, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                ALTON DAILY TUESDAY APRIL 2 Enos ENOS announces that be has established in a building purchased for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the BOTH MEDICAL and Hie experience during inany years has convinced him that all diseases can be managed more successfully in an institution of this under the constant supervision of the and with the aid of means not other wise at than when the patients are seen by their medical advisers at intervals of several hours or The position of the SANITARIUM is and the surrounding are free from all noxious It is readily reached by the Second street horse and is near the Union The building is and arrangements are aa perfect as is possible from a knowledge of sanitary science and the requirements of such an Electricity in all its forms Oxygen and its compounds are provided as may be required by pa in addition to auoh other treatment as may be deemed A LARGE SOLARIUM For Sun Baths and exercise in cold and inclement is Each patient is thoroughly examined by and receives hie daily personal FOBkTHE RECEPTION OP1 For further information address ENOS at the corner of George and Third Children Cry for Pitchers THE Nil TARIFF Passed Upon by the Ways and Means THE PROVISIONS OF THE THE Jackson Corset And Waist NO EQUAL FOR GRACE AND and EVERY LADY SHOULD JUAVE NEW STYLES AND FABRICS IN for Wen and A Tolnl AM mi ill Itndiintlnn In the Uevo lllliB of About Tlio Duty on Limf Tnlincrii ImClgnr Tlin on ClmuN and ClkurtitteH lltiw Hides and Oilier Skliin Tuknn from the Free WAHIIINUTON April Tin now tariff bill was submitted to the full ways ami mourn committed Monday morning and upon liy tlio The minor ity wure given ten days to prepare amend ments in committee and to prepare their views on Uie It la estimated that the bill makes a lonl mmunl reduction in the revenues of about Tlio sugar atul tobacco schedules ure greatly Tlio duty on the former is greatly Under tlio xugnr schedule the standard is c iimgod from 13 to It is pro vided I bat all sugar above li Dutch standard in also all tank sugar and sugar siruj s of cane juice or of teot concentrated and concrete and con centrated shall pay a duty of 85 per ad instead of a Bpiciflc duty as under existing AH sugars above No 10 Dutch standard are placed at 40 per cent ud The existing law provides these sugars shall pay duty at the ruto of 75100 centsi and 3 cents per and Lent Molasses testing above 50 degrees is made dutiable at 3fi pr a chango from the duty of 18 cents per It is alto provided Unit if an export duty uhall hereafter bj laid upon sugar or molasses by any country whence it is it shall be subject to duty as provide by the pres ent tar ff No change is made in the duty OH sugar nnd glucose of grape is made dutiable at of a cent per Tho duty on tobacco suitable for cig r stemmed and un is considerably Under existing law tlie stemmed quality is dutiable at per and this is increased iu the McKJuley bill to The duty on unstemmed is ineroas d from 75 cents to per A proviso is inserted to the effect that if any p6rtionof any tobacco im ported in any package or in bulk shthl be suitable for cigar the entire quantity of tobacco contained iu such pack ago or bulk shall be If not at and if at per No change is made in regard to all other tobacco in unmanufactued and not but stemmed tobacco is made dutiable at 50 cents per Tobacco manufactured and of all not spcially enumerated or provided is placed at 40 cents per a chango from the present duty of SO cent ad and No chango Is made in regard to snuff and snuff flour made of cigar and cheroots of all are made dutiable at per pound and 25 per ad Under existing law they are duti able at per and 25 per ad raw or whether salted or and other skins except sheep skins with the wool are taken from the fruo list and made dutiable at 15 per ud with the proviso that I hero shall bo allowed on leather or skins manufactured of imported hides or skins on which a duty has been when a drawback equal In amount to the duty paid on these hides or OTHER WASHINGTON Tlio Days Transactions In the Senate and WASHINGTON April The senate mot as it will at II Reagan spoke at some length on the silver The dependent pension bill was then taken up and debated at Tho house passed bill for the sain of United States property in Pitteburg bill for the disposal of the Port Ellis military reserva tion bill granting Columbus and Fort Smith Railroad company right of way through Indian territory senate bill with amendments providing for administration of oaths by or commissioners of United States courta and resolution call ing on secretary of state for information concerning the levying of duty tax on im ported breadstuffs by foreign countries since Appropriations That Didnt WASHINGTON April Tho house of representatives has recently passed many bills appropriating money for public but In several oases the appropri ation clause him beoti stricken out of the A representative recently remarked when an outcry wan raised against the ex truvogauet of the house and senate because a groat many public building bills paused either that whllo moro bills for public buildings would pass the housii or the senate during this congress than evur the appropriations for public bulUiings would bo less than in the prev lous In part explanation of this prediction ho said that he expected tlio house to puss very fow hen iiti and the senate to pain very bills thut cumo from the of tho houso la a disbursing officer and tlio government is respon sible for In hands by mem bers of The amount stolen by 811 cottwiu about A bill will prob ably bo Introduced to reimburse mom ben for tho amounts they Presidential WAHHINUTON April presi dent has sent to the senate the following nominations Alton of Georgia to be consul of the United States at Khelms Frank of to be United Htatos attorney for the district of Massachusetts Frank of to be United marshal or the eastern district of Missouri of Wyom to be associate justice of the supreme court of the territory of Tho Met ullii WASHINGTON April 1 rec ord of proceedings In tho court of in quiry iu I In case of Coinniundur McCalla and other olllccrs of the United States steamer has boon received at the navy Wlillo it is Impossible at this writing to state positively the findings of the the imprissiou is general bat Commander McCalla and several of his offi cers will be EXCEEDED BY None in Quality and THE Alton Call and See fow Death ot VleeAUinlnil WASHINGTON April Vice Admiral Btophen re died hero at 1 oclock in the morning of lirights aged He hud been ill nearly all but not serii inly 111 and his death was quite Ad minil Rowan was born In Ireland and cumo to tills country In luo early of the wn tury He was appointed to Annapolis Naval academy from Ohio In 18HO and had a record of sixty years in the nervine of the United Ho wan one of the most gallant navuJ olllcors Iu the Into Will Uiilmi Howl In WAMIINOTON April A collat terul result of tho paissugo of any ono of the pending silver blllH will tho closing of the mint at tarhoii This mint IB chiefly for coining silver and th ilecrniiso In tho vill fol low the IHSIIU bun 1 un bullion will illill vci CaibOii City of nearly all a result which will In I in clltmu in f HID K N April Tho United Hiatus court of claims him rondorod u derision in of Cruin in volving thu liability of tlio of tho huuso of for the mil wlruof mumoura of congress Tho court held ttot law ami practice tuo iwrgoaotr Plundering the Victims of the Louisville ARREST OF TWO Democratic Club WAHHINOTOK April a meet ing hold here of the executive committee of the national association of Democratic of West was elected chairman of the executive commit vice of Now re Tho headquarters of the association was moved from Now York to Washington Bothered by tho Siignr WASHINGTON April ways and means committee of the house bos de termined to put sugar back almost to pres ent instead of reducing the tariff nearly 40 per as at flrst proposed by the Republican The bill will be reported in a day or The Wluilom Silver WASHINGTON April house committee on weights and measures has authorized its to of fer a resolution providing for the considera tion of the Windom silver bill by the house April A WEALTHY MAN Death of David the WeilKnown NEW April the wellknown financier and grain died here Ho had been sick three years with an incurable He was born in 1814 aud worked on a farm until ho was 14 years of In 1828 he became a clerk in an Albany dry goods re ceiving the tlrst year and second and tho third In 1838 he became en gaged with the commission firm of Dows Cary in New the senior member being his He joined the firm In Tlio Road to In 1854 the firm of David Dows was In 1801 he took In his Alexander Orr and but in 1807 tho latter Dows was in terested in many schemes outside of tho grain He was vice president ol tho Rock Island and Pacific rail and a director In tho Union Delaxvaro and and the St Minneapolis and Omaha the Fourth the Merchants the Union National and Corn Exchange and tho Central Trust He was president of tho old corn exchange be fore it was Incorporated into fflo produce Ho Loved His April Goorgo a prosperous young Jorrnan ended his life by taking He is said to have bscn in love with his typewriter Margaret a pretty 19yoarold and when she gave him no encouragement be became despondent and The physician who came believed Voss story that the af fair was a and therefore no attempt was mode to rellovo Voss loaves a wife and throe small Should Hung Them If April Morris Abbe Bergen and Edgar Smith have been arrested for causing tho flro In North by which twolvo persons lost their lives about two Julius Smith Is charged with the actual Abbe Bergon with assisting iu and Reubens and Edgar Smith with being ac cessories after tho faot The charge is that they Hixvi tho building Iu order to got the Insurance on tho Stopped Ducking Him Too April Indian chief bad a quarrel with a lumberman named Dun near a fow days and swore to get Friday ho crept up behind and raising an ax was about to decapitate the Andrew Hanua saw McLoods and warded off tho The loggers broke a hole in the ico on tbe lake and ducked the Indian till hs was nearly Sheriff Fllioks April ExSheriff Flack baa boon sentenced to two mouths impris onment fined for conspiracy in ob taining a fraudulent dlvoroo from his The other conspirators were sentenced as follows Joseph tho olio month imprisonment in tho county jail and lined Will sou of tho ox four in tho penitentiary aud lined Au ArkaiiHim Town Wiped April Green a small town located about forty miles north of hero In of Faulk nor was almost completely de stroyed by Four stores and a blacksmith and llvory stable wore loss will aggregate about Tuo lire originated In a llv ory viable throagh tho dropping of a lighted Illtf HMIko Imminent Toronto April big strike In the building trade la Tlw briok layora demand an inoruuso from U DO cents por hour the utmio cutters fruui HH to 45 cciiU por hour tbo wtono masons from to 40 and tho laborers from 10 to HI cunts per At a meeting on BiUur Uay the boutws decided to refuse tlio de A prlnlu Uexpwted JUlinn Hhuikuy To lie April Igo Van dervoer liiu overruled the motion for a ntm trial i tile case of Bwte Elm r hlv mother at on Wi Tlw Judge I him to U liuijgtxl Thu yo ug criminal no ttmoUou whatever iu bUitradful ate They Are Cauglit In the Act of Amnn In Order to Cover Up Their Crlnin of 8nd Sunday In Louisville iiurlnt of Home of tho ful Kfliectn of tho Cyclone In Other ot April will go down lit the history the Kails city as Funeral From morning till late In the afternoon tho bells tolled their solemn farewells and tho tens of thousands of sym pathizers and mournerB in the city were joined by thousands from points as far away OB and and Cincin while every intermediate station sent its Many of tho funerals were with or other hono and tho scenes have been very Masses for tho dead were said at tho Catholic and the recent calamity furnished tho text for the sermons by tho Protestant Bobbing the In the very acme of the disaster the un principled did not forget to ply their and numbers of robberies of tho dead and stricken are wife of tho rector of Bt Johns church was robbed of every thing she All her jwelry was found to have been takou from a bureau drawer and a box containing silverware was broken open and its contents takou Even tho body of the dead minister was not aud his gold which his widow cherishes was taken from his E 1 Isadore Marks and Ike Russian arivsted and charged with The of ficers caught tho men building a large fire in a demolished store on Market which Is in the midst of tho shattered Tho men are charged with fiendishly wlehlng to set fire to tbe building and with tho evident intention of burning tho already devastated district Tho fire was extinguished before it had made much Kfltititg of the Many visitors came to tho city from the interior of Kentucky and from them was learned thi full story of horrors of tho storm at Blackford hereto fore only hinted The number of dead at E Idyvtlle heretofore given as six is now known to be In and about Black ford twantyniue fatalities are und several of tho Injured will doubtless while the destruction of property is beyond i village of 1J50 inhabi tants in Webster to have been specially picked out and by the Tho irst house struck was a two story frame stru turo occupied by Moses Wilson and The structure was lifted up bodily and dashed with destructive vehemence against tho residence of William houses wore crushed into aud tiis his seven ami his utoiher und who were visiting either killed or so badly that thay died in a few Hopper and two of lih children wore fatally hurt and his wife crippled for TwentySix Human On through tho village went tuo The cabin of tho tho dwelling of tho prosperous and thu of the merchant alike felt its powor and crumbled like dust With tho dawn of day came messengers from all quarters praying for aiiL Not only had Clay suffered but tho whole county had boon swept by the Death had visited every Where human life was spared bruto existence was A hurried and incomplete estimate places tho number of killed ut Out In the country tho toruado play d strange It plowed furrows Ive aivJ six feet deep half a mile across tore up whole fields of wheat by tho annihilated fences and small destroyed and leveled forest likes to AmitiiAlnute n M In April ball from a revolver crashed through tho window of tho residence of pas tor of the Johns Qdimm IM tinran Saturday and narrowly mittsod tho pastors This Is the second time that shots havo boon fired into tills There is no clue to the per petrator of the Tho police are work ing on tho A Itnportpr Sentenced und NKW April Barrett In the court of oyor and tarminor gave his decision in the case of Dilworlh the eavesdropping reporter of Tho find ing him guilty of criminal He sentenced him to pay a lino of inid to be imprisoned for thirty A OIiuli In tho April of tho circuit And appellate courts of this county In tho celebrated cave of Karwell Nlllaon IJUVD been affirmed by the Illinois supreme Tho decision contrary to that made in a slmll case by the United Suites supreme A Woman In Jail for April Inquirers special from Pittston sayv that Bella Hatch has been n jail ut Towandu charged with the murder of A warrant bos also bon United for tho ar of John who is siippmiod to bo her Hmln HIM Oroanvull April Churlm Btuin and U Iver convlote of tho mur del of John Wilson tbi uaklilur of tho Savings wero brought into tho supremo court and aontenoud to suuo prison for life ut hard VnnerttiumBii WIUnuH Now April Congrouuman of Went It Is boon offoroil and had aooeptod thu preul deucy of the utute university of the potitluu from which Laws ro niovod by tho 111lluitUli u Airll of tho llrm o liuid ooiiiuiUted uuloidu by uhooUng II health caused him to take bin Ufa He had been engaged In thu wholewilo moroantllo trade hiio forty Klrneli u lUrrvl Oil Hiiyir 1ms oilun h uiiluK oust wMl IK Imvnm at Vim ruUi of larivlh Tliis well ivugliiut U liw torrt Building Lots Corner Main and for Eighth and Ninth and Bluff two each for Alton Fifth 46 One Hundred Lots ranging in size from fifty feet front to one hundred feet and all very Prices from on terms to suit One of the nicest residence plats in Over 100 Houses and Lots in different parts of the Call and see DEALER IN 0IL WILL BE FOUND LOWERConsidering Qualities and Styles Than in any other house in In consequence of GREAT EXTENT of our SALES we areenabledto do Business on a VERY CLOSE MARGIN and it is a reo ognized fact that we handle by far LARGER QUANTITIES OF GOODS THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE WHENEVER AND W EREVER YOU SEE THIS OVER 700 KINDS AND SlltU FROM TO THE GENUINE DEAR THIB wart That TRADE MARK UlON A STOVE OR RANGE YOU MAY BE CERTAIN it is tho VERY BEST article that can be had for the price Third Opposite SEE OUR NICE LINE OP MOST COMPLETE LINE IN THE I urn now receiving a largo and varied stock el M ittft prevailing for Spring Buita4 which I am prepared to make up In nio nvflCost GUARANTEEING A Perfect Reasonable Rates and Complete jl Third East Second 15 AlilON rOU F I re back H Warranted to Lant Five OtTOAT UBAlt UAHQUNti H   

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