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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 16, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                 ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH.  VOLUME 20.  Dr. J. W. Enos Sanitarium,  ALTON, TT .T  DB. ENOS announce* that he ha* established in a building purchaaed for the purpoee a SANITARIUM for the  BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL.  Hi* experience daring many years ha* convinced him that ail disease* can be managed more successfully in an institution of this kind, under the oraatant supervision of the physician and with the aid of means not other-wise at command, than when the patients are seen by their medical advisers at interval* of several hours or da vs.  The position of the SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free tom all noxious influences. It is readily reached by the Second street horse oan, and la near the Union Depot.  The building is large, and arrangements are as perfect aa is possible from I knowledge of sanitary science ana the requirements of such an institution.  Electricity in all its form*; Oxygen and its compounds; Baths, Douches, Massage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided aa may be required by patients, in addition to such other treatment as may be deemed advisable.  A LARGE SOLARIUM  For Hun Baths and exercise in cold and inclement weather, etc., is provided.  Each patient is thoroughly examined by Dr. Enos, and receives hic fatty personal attention.  Now ODen  POR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS.  Fir further information addrest Or. ENOS at the SANITARIUM, corner ol George and Third tis., Alton, III.  Latest ii Dress Goods.  Latest in Beaded fraps aoli Capes.  Latest io Suer Shawls.  BM, Collar and rapiers.  Latest and Correct Styles in  Millinery Novelties.  Latest ie dolling and Gent s Fandangoes  ALBO-  Shoes Best and Cheapest  the globe.  ALTON, IX-aXLa.  ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL KI. ISHO.  NO. 25q  TUE HENMAN CANAL  Detailed Plans and Cost of the Proposed Route.  Slit AND A HALF MILLIONS NEEDED.  Th# Report Hw.il Upon (internment *ur-Wi Mad* III Ut*:! *»,| IMM—Th# Multi I.tile of Hie ( un ii To He fieventy-RsSaa Mite* In Lenj-tii uml the Term In un To It* Melle kl (he Mouth of nock Hirer— ( spital City Item*.  Wash I KOTCH OTT, April 1H.—Detailed plan* of the route amt i ntimate* of the cwt of the prof mi# -ii Hennepin canal heve I wen  completed by ( apt W. L. Marshall, chief of the United Slate# engineer*, and submit* ted to the hon-.,* The report Is baled upon government Hurray# made iu IMC! ami ISHO, Th • adopt.d line of the canal approved bf lh*- secretory of war Is from th bited# river WwUuAU  cr ria ttxnrots  CAHAL  ' if Mi. An Ire ar Carm-gi#, a# It Will bo re-rnetnlei »<1 it wa* while on a coaching trip w .th him, several years ■ tx*#, that Mr. Da inro. cu first met his pro#)>ective brl da Mr. Carnegie will leave with Hie Dan-American* on their aoutberu trip F. l*lay, the 18th inst., an I will return to Washington May i IO. On the rfkl of May Mr. and Mrs Carnegie will sail for Euro|iu, ami it ie probable that the newly.married couple will accompany them and sp-od -bs summer abroad.  THE DAV IN CONGRESS.  The House Puree# Ilia Naval Appropriation Hill—Ken ate Doing*.  WAHHIKUTOH OTT, April IS —The senate adopted a resolution calling on the secretary of the Inferior for the report of Jesse Hpnul ling, k*>verm; cut director of the IV cifle railways, on ti*' management of such railway ; Also a resoiuilon #uUiur(*tof? the esleef lomndttee on the five civilised Indian trilwa lo inv*stigate the status of th# negotiations in rvgard to the I ben>kee out et, with i on er to send for persons end papers and to visit the territory. Hawley gave notice that he would try to call up the Chicago word'* fair bill neat Friday Th# Montana election esse was 'h *n taken up and Morgan a,IU rewed the senate.  In the Hens#,  The nav.il appropri .lion hill wee called up and th# bouse reject*,! the amend oh* ut of the c-omcntth-e of the who,a striking oat tbs clause providing for the construction of tin* thr, fast line battle ship* by a vote of 104 to PIJ, and the bill was passed.   .......—    —tr- I I    *  Most Oo os a Man-of- War.  Wakhihotoh GITT, April 14—Th# aver*-tory of the navy has cabled to th* emu mender of the United States steamship Al  ani) fropukhd  RO CTE,  about one and one-fourth mile# above the    J*^5  there until the arrival of Unite,I Htate#  tow u of Hennepin, at the groat bend of the Illinois river, then ob via Bureau creek valley, Penny’s slough and Rock river to the Mi-dsslppi at the month of Rock river, with a feeder to Rock river near Dixon, 111. From the Illinois river to the feeder june- I Don tile route Ie necessarily nearly identical with the main line for the Hennepin canal as surveyed ami located in INK*, the principal deviation# being the chang* in the crossing of lh* main line of the Chicago, Rock (•land and Pacific railroad from the third to I the seventh mile; the straightening of the j line at the end of the thirteenth mile aer us# a lnrg* fiend in Bureau creek, around wnich the route was originally located.  Modifications of th# Line.  This bs* I***n made practicable by a change in Bui-reu areek made by the railroad company through an artificial cut on the south and west sides of their track whereby the bend bi-* been disconnected from th * creek proper. Tbs conal can now gro-« the old river bed without an aqueduct Various changes in the bed of the creek call for minor modifiedtkttxa of the line Tbs railroad lins doubled Im tracks, which in-cream s the difficulty of location of the line, especially in the Pond Greek volley. The canal reaches the summit level at the tweet- j tieth mile after an awvnt of IBS feet through twenty-four locks with lift* varying from three to ten feet each. The original number of locks proposed for til* •Astern slope •M t went y-thr *«, but it tuts I wen ronald- I ered advantageous to take into the conal tho water of the marshy ana at the summit, which has necessitated an additional look.  The Terminus of the Line.  The summit level extends from tbs twentieth to the twenty-fifth mile, where the Dixon feeder joins it, end continues to the thirty-fifth mile on th* line of the original Morals Hosier surveyed route exoept a change in lock No. XT from seven to nine feet lift, making the grade wet ward from this lock two feet lower. Prom the thirty-fifth mUs to Milan, near the mouth of Rock river, the rout* is the some as the Rock Island route, via Penny*! slough and Rock river, surveyed in 19*6, lait several modifications have been made in th* distribution and lifts of locka fbi the forty-eighth tulle the flight of three locks proposed in IMI is modified to three sejstrate detached locks with bael im between them and the lock* in Rock river or* differently located and with lifts I varying from the original proposed locka j Th* terminus of the line is mad* at the mouth  Consul Matthews and then to sail with him to his post at Tangier. It seems that there ar* certaia diplomatic reaeon#, which the officials ar* not willing to disclose, that make it desirable that the consul should make his appear ace at Tangier at this tim* on a man-of war.  Met‘alia Te Me (wart-Mart I ated.  W amu vomit Citt, April Iii —A general court-martut! to try Commander McCall* has been ordered to convene In New York on Turley, April &!. Rot Admiral Harmony will b- president of the court, with Lieut. Perry Gorst aa judge advocate.  Meeting el the Lejrel Legion.  I’HlLAtiKLFHiA, April IS.—O . the Union league front Monday night there gleamed in letters of fire a welcome to the Loyal Legion of tho United Rf ates, sn I flag* fluttered ss if it were a boll lay.* Tm* ley th Isiyal Ixgion met hem It had Its mo ;, Don in Philadelphia in a body of (fflft r , who organa-*! to attend the funeral of Lincoln. It has grown till It roaches ev.ry state and ten ,nry, Tuesday .'(.UUU military officers, gather**! from Odem to ocean, shook bs nils, touched elbows na I swore allegiance ain w to the flag. Ex-President Hut br ford B. ti ay ** is th* commander-in-chief.  The HIM* Must Go After All.  Madmoh, Wk, April IIL- President Al two, of the Oshkosh Normal school, said recently thai a niemhor of the supreme court hail written to him that the late decision of the court in the Kdgwrtob cd** did not contemplate the exclusion of the Bibl * from the pub ic school*. A me rn I wr of that court, interviewed yesterday on the subject, saki that "lbs opinion of th* court deprecate# the use of th* Bibl* in the common schools, and bold* that the mere reading of R In such schools most be considered sectarian ln*traction, and therefor* imronstltutlcmai "  Where Dims Curl# aam Pome la?  DCHt’QCX, la., April Kl.—Mayor Stuart, of this city, Ie confronted with a roc* war on the thrnshold of his second official term. The city council la oora posed of Germane and Irishmen. The Germans predominate, and have captured all the app, in ti vs office* and tbs cbairmanstitf* of the leading standing committee# The rued it is unsatisfactory to the Irish element, and Ham Rio*, the newly appointed city marshal, was forced to re  sign, and no Irishman wa* put in hi* (fine*. Mayor Rtuart I* in Dc* Moines, aud when he  of Rock river instead of at the Mississippi returns a lively Seaton is expiated. one and a half mile* below Rock ‘  river,  bland city as proposed originally, this terminus affording a much more capacious harbor anti entrance to the Mississippi end af the canal.  Length of th* Mala Line.  The total lockage on the descent from th* summit level to the mouth of Rock river Ie IPB feet, made by thirteen locks vary log to lifts from throe to ten feet The length of the WW tem slop* from the feeder Junction to th* Mississippi river I* fifty-two ■wit** The main line I* seventy -seven miles to length, of wha h fifty milos I* canal and twenty*wvon mils* slack- water navigation in Rock river by locks and llama Thirty-■even lock* ore required of en average depth of seven feet, five aquaducts, ro-sjMM-nv«ly IM, SM), SIO, HW. and CJO fwd In bnf th arid forty feet to wdih of Dunk, aud forty-on* culver»x  The Total (Teat.,  The construction* required upon the fandor are a guard-lock ut the en tram* of Rock river, a dam acrose Hock river, a at of sluice gates, en aqueduct over Green river Ret feet long end TO feet wide, sud thirty-ain* highway bridges Th* report comparsa th* estimate of 10*5 with those made this year as follows: For the main Un*,  087. UH, or be* then those af IIM by fat), ISH; for the feeder line, 11, TM, MA TO, or grouter by #UT, 13T. 19 than th* estimafe* of Iv* I Its total cost is • «ti mated to be    It ie  upon this r- port that the committee on rivers and hor Dr* bas recommended $500,0110 with w bi, h to I (Agin the construction.  MILLIONS IN DANGER.  The VtslU Af I arle Ham’s Treasury Ina Hull (read it lea.  WahMIXUTo* OTT, April HI—The treasurer of the United Utah* bo* asked the bouet* committee on appropriation* to put through the bouse immediately a special appropriation to enable him to strengthen the old treasury vaults in which ore de|<mite aggregating frtuu,HUO, UUU He had cxpert-ments mode recent f, hi* suspicions having been aroused as to the security of the vaults, which sr* cf a style twenty-five years old. Ha expert bored * hoi# through the vault wall bi seventeen ascon is, and mad* the hole burge enough to crawl through to seventeen ut tau tea Practically the content* of the vault* were st bis deposit, including $rftU,(MW in greenioeka. bi a corner six feet •quam The committee, on receiving this startling information, told Treasurer Hue-p.11 to go a hee I and prop im lOttoiStet, protnisuig to put through the bourn immediately any appropriation ie-in**! nee*#-•ary.    ............  Th# W edding peel poaed,  WsantHOTOH Cm, April Id—The marriage cf Mise Margaret Blaine to Mr, Walter Dearoscb hee too postponed from th* day first set, April IT, to May IT. The tim* has been set with regard to the movement*  I BIM! Will ll.  He Shoots Two of a Gang of Ku-Klux.  THEY WERE BEATING HI9 FATHER,  write* the liny Opened Fire on Them with • Dom til, - Marveled Hhetgwn — Grave (’bargee Matte Against th# President ef the hnrth western I re# Kept st Colleen —deicide rf en Oh! Soldier—Mist Her Insulting m Girl.  Doh; rn ah, Ma, April It—Two of a gang of four masked Ku-K ux who visited the iwM<*B(v of en old man named Holland, living on the Elks plate, t tncteen miles southwest of bere, for the puqxiee (rf whipping him. were killed by Holland's 14 year-okl eon. Et] Oillnm, Jr., ono of thus** killed, we* the son of a prominent and well-to-do farm- r of that s« ct Ion. The other, Alec Gatewood, bore an un,enable reputation. Upon lh. arrival of Ku K ux at Holland'* house "iis of tho gang h- Id tbs borers, while tie other* forced their way in the dwelling.  Opened Fire on Thens.  They kno kcd the old man down and were kicking and leatlng him unmercifully when th* boy opens I fire on them with a double-berrrlel shotgun, killing (Hilam. Oste wo«»l attempted to shoot th* boy, but hi* gun missed fire, and the lad emptied the contents of his second barrel into Qate-wuou'a In ast. Tbs wounds,I man and bkt companions ran out of th* house, bat hod not gone far when Gat wood fell. He lay there all night and was found to th* morning, sud died shortly afterward. The identity af the others I* unknown. About six months ago Holland, who had been outspoken in bis ileauiK-iftdons of th* Ku-Elux, was taken front his bed and whipped to a most brutal wanner.  Building Lots for Sale.  Corner Main and Dry, 150x120, for $500. Eighth and Market, 60x120, - - - - $450  Ninth and Market, 50x100,.....$350.  Bluff Street, two lots, each for - - - $150.  Alton st*, bet. Fifth & Sixth, 60x120, $500. Highland Park.* Hundred Lots ranging in size from fifty feet front to one hundred feet and thirtyjfront, all very deep, Prices from $50 to$500, on terms to suit purchasers.  One of the nicest residence plats in Alton.  One  Over IOO Houses and Lots  N ui different parts of the city. Call and see list.  &  WHENEVER AND WERE VE Ii YOU SKK THIS  OVCI TOO KMM MO SUtl  nee $llta rein rn.  Disaster a* th* Kell.  Trot, N. Y., April Id — Passenger train Na J4, an the Fitchburg road, atole moving at til* rat* of I hit ty miles ae hour ran toto a freight cai’ near Rotterdam, derailing the engine, t«ggsg* oar and sleep- r. Engineer Hi (in ga and Fireman Rohrbank were crushed, pro!ably fatally. Ho for aa tom been learn# I all of the paesrager* escaped with a sh vers shaking up A wreaking train from Mechanicsville It s been seat lo th* ksm lbs loos to the railroad company ; will be heavy.  Will Get Thr-es ae I res Int* Treat. Ie.  New YOUK. April JA— A World special from Oklahoma say*: H toe kine* are shipping atule toto th* Cherokee strip to defiance id th** president's proclamation. Hundreds of train ca I* ar* being seat there. The cattle are tilled through to Kansas points, but when the trains gat toto th* atrip the oar door* are upasl and the cattle hastily unloaded. It ut estimated thai 1,0(10 Dottle ar* thus ta :ig haul# i toto the strip every day, In spite (rf (ha vigilance of the military.  Hon. Ile*ry MrHulty Dead.  Dcsvqcs, Iowa, April Hi—The Bon. Henry T. McNulty died Munday evening at 0 o’clock. For thirty-five years be had been tbs leader of the Dubuque bar and figured to almost every important jury trial He wee rn min tax expert an I at various times had mad* enormous sums to mini ag operations, but he was generous to a fault an i died leaving no property save several large life insurance policies,  • sd rn Lively Mow.  New Yore April lit.—The Marine society  had an exciting rn- ting bere Monday. A motion to request the truste-wof th* Hoi lam' Hnug Harbor to In antifat* th* charge* of  cruelty by Governor Trash toward th* la-lout -* led to a vi- lent aren#,during which the fie wa* paw.-si, and blows narrowly prevented. Tile motto i wa* finally carried, despite the angry protest of Trask, who wa#  preset t.  The llltawl# Bv angelical*.  Chcaoo, April 10— The two evangelical conference* are still to aeeskm to this city, both (rf I hem tog isis ting for the coef arena*  territory. Un- Huh p Edier conference was much encouraged by tbs receipt of pet!Hone from l(irty-flv<- church** inJ mug the bishop's confectm-e, el* I declaring the bb--(Paid  av-ou>- etui for nos a revolutionary body.  Ili.jt Have Will*** ti lirlevsSCM.  PITT* SVU*. IV, Afwii lh. - Yard-men of all railroad* cen tm leg to Pittsburg met Yondey i. cid ai. I foimaiatol a 'let of 1  Bittern grtevsn-ct Annat: tho demands ' ara tw> (tty per rout, lucre se to wages, and J ten hour* a day l r work. lf tin demands ore not granted ta uty-four hours after they are present* I tit* m n aid strike #  A MINISTER IN TROUBLE.  Grave Charges Made Against Him by a Toeac Girt.  MiTHEaroua, Mina., April 16—Rev. A J. Marshall, pro-kl nt of Glo North western Free Baptist college, of Winnebago City, Im* resigned na account of a scandal A Unit Nov. I tbs reverend gentleman com* to ibis city and went to lad be having charge af lei en women, requesting th* admission of a J >ung girl In whom be had lie* oni# in#<—ted The to I ton agreed to re- eive Ute girl, who two months later gave birth to a child. HuharqtieuUy she told the matron that Dr. M trolls!! was responsible tor her diagram Monitors of the I (apt tot (fanomtosttoo hers were told of Un* ones and an Uivsetigattoa followed, which tew resulted to the retirement of Dr. M trsball from the coil-ga, He denies th acruoAtkm.  A Good Men to Hang.  Iiiautvi.ham, Ala, April A— Ben Elmy, colored, who Is to be hanged Friday for the murder of J. W. Meadows, white, a year ago last January, has coufeased that he sud another negro murdered an Italian peddler near this city to December, IONA. Rimy, according to the confection, has been engaged to tbs Umpire# of kilting people fur several years. He rnbUI and mac tern I au old farmer and bis wife in Georgia sev cr si years ago, and later ehat a policeman In Atlanta and has killed taro people to this state  Navel# Were His Haim  Prrnun. Ro, Pa, April JA—The body of William McGregor, aged 17 years, wa* found ■unlanded by the neck from e rafter to Mm Johnston's boarding bouse, 105 Fifth avenue Whether the boy <7clib*rmtaty committed suicide or wfaieth *r he suspended hlaiself im on rxp*Hmeut ta not known. Young McGr- got was en assiduous roader of A c. ut dux - la On his f»*reon were found two—“Til# Boy fill 1 iff," or "The Regulators of P100 Valley,* and “Cool Ham's Girl Pard." _____  HD Hiss sad Thee Apologised.  Bv FT ALD, N. Y., April 10 -Charles ll Pieroon, a reporter of The Tidings, wee met  by United Hi ates Deputy Watte outside (rf the A<*ada ny of Music. Watts took excsp-ti -n to an art tole about him that recently ap peered to that paper. During the argument Pierson told Watte he wa* lying, and Watts retaliated with a si tug tog blow to th* eye I keison went to the police court to swear out a warrant, but relented when Watts am* over and apologised for his action.  Short la His Arcanal*.  Putmovtu, Win, April HL—G C. Smith af Weido ie reported 01,NX) abort in hie accounts a■ treasurer of th* town of Lyndoa, and his baademea have autoed upon hi*  tailor ng business to secure themselves binit b was re-* acted treasurer at the recent eire I urn through th* efforts of his >«iui>mn  ta hopes to tide over matters, but, m Haiith ▼as unable to secure new Umdsmea, the shortage was made public. On* of the  bondsmen is to be made treasurer.  Keloid# of sa Old Hold tar.  Ou-DWa nee, Mich., April lh—Andrew Grose* killed himself about tto*eF«k to th* morning with a ciiarg* from a doubir bor-reled shotgun The 1 borg* entered his right letiipU. He wa* talking rbesrfuUy with his family a tew nnuuLs befur* the deed wee committed. He wa# quartermaster of Loomis' battery for Huso years during the rebellion. He was TI years old and had been her* thirty five y<a a  Shat for Insulting a Girt.  UXI JU A, Mont, April Ii Edward Murphy we* fetidly shot by Pierre Cochon at Ell 1 stoa. Conium defendwd a wmi-r-gtrl from Murpny » to*uh* at the I rsdiM labia, an I tie- shoottug was ti * result t.'ouken gave hlmefl up Murphy was about JU years of a<«, unmarried, on I professed to be a lawyer He is said to belong to a prominent family in an* of th* Chicago saburba    ____  Supposed ta Have IslrlJsA Port Dodos, la., April It -Mat H. Fee-gun, a far axur bv tug to Rfwiag township, Ply mouth county, has mysteriously disappeared He left behind him a teeter Mating I hut he u a# about to cofumit suicide by blowing out bls brain* with a shot fun bomos* of tr ouble he had been has tog with hie wife All efforts by Us friend* to find him have proved f null sea  Fatal Hailer Bspteetoa.  Glaowin, Mick., April 14—The holler to  Un-man's saw-ndll, en nu- mites southeast of this ptoee, exploded, completely wrecking the uilil and inateotiy hilling U ML Carey, th* -ngtaeer, and Aarou Corey, his san, srh- woe a* ting us fireman.  rot MWV*#*  Km tsu mm-miOk rf!  TH ADE MARK  UINlN A STOVE OR RANGE TUC MAY BK  C ERTAIN  That it Is the VERY, Ii HHT article that can be had for the price asked.  A. L. FLOSS,  Third ut, Opposite Belle,  SKE OUR NICE LINE OP  Grranit© War©  MOST COMPLETE LINE IN THE CITY.  A. J. HOWELL  DEALER IN  CARPETS, CURTAINS, CLOTHS, RUGS, Ac.  OIL  Our Prices  WILL BE FOUND  LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles-  Than in nuv other bouse in Alton. In consequence of Ute (JRKAT EXTENT of our KALES we are enabled to do Business od a VERY CLOSE MARGIN and U is a recognised fact that we huddle by far  LA RUER QUANTITIES OF GOODS  THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE CITY.  i  I  .HI  I am now receiving a large and varie i stock of Cloths, in all the prevailing ((hades, fur Spring Suits, which I am pi spared to make up in tho  e t,  Most jstvies ^  uuakanteki.no  A Perfect Fit  Reasonable Rates and  Complete Satisfaction.  H. C. G. Moritz, 112 Third st.  II A. HOFFMANN.  No. 100-102 Kant Second at.  Ae extr<*ordiu.«ry ■■.tm tate phoning was teceutlj a-complish *d bdweea Al Petersburg and B-itegue a distance of 0,005 Hi I lea Conversation wee hep! up, notwitimtnedtig a father high iaduatiua.  WU K Ai.) HTB FOK  Monitor ail 1  ^anariorJi  Cook Ste von  FirebackM Warrauiod to I^a«t Five Yoai   U Q(JCE MJC Al” GASOLINE STOVES. Booing, OutUnng, H^Uina ai I  jandwly   

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