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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 25, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 25. 1890. NO. 267 Terrible Disaster at a Catasauqua, Pa., Fire. VOLUNTEER FIREMEN MEET DEATH. Dr. J. W. Enos' Sanitarium, ALTON, ILL. nR gung announces that he has established in a building purchased for the DR - purpose a SANITARIUM for the BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL. Hi* experience during many years has convinced him that all disease* mn be managed more successfully in an institution of this kind, under til* ooriBUnt supervision of the physician, and with the aid of means not otherwise at command, than when the patients are teen by their medical advisers st intervals of several hours or dave. , . __ . The position of the SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free Mom all noxious influences. It la readily reached by the Second street horse oar* and is near the Union Depot. . A ... . The building is large, and arrangements are as perfect as is possible from a knowledge of sanitary science ana the requirements of sueh an institution. Electricity in all it* forms; Oxygen audits compounds; Baths, pouches, Massage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided as may be required by patients, In addition to such other treatment as may be deemed advisable. A LARGE SOLARIUM For Sun Hath* and exercise in cold and Inclement weather, ate., la provided. Each patient is thoroughly examined by Dr. Enos, and receive* ins dally personal attention. Now Open FOR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS. For further information address Dr. ENOS at the SANITARIUM, corner of George and Third its., Alton, III. Dress Gunite. LM I UM Wraps ai Capes. Blast;. Collar ai rapiers. Latest and Correct Styles in Millinery Novelties .nest in Clothing ii M s Fiiaaps During n Rig III,,. In the Unlearn Silk Mn ti it far tory tit* Mulla lolliipa* and I nil I |.<*« u > t.miter of Klramen—Mo mr •it tim Victim* I iu,l>< ii to I lr ta I ti and tMlirr* frightfully Hurtled —■ Fatal Ilollrr Ki|iloalon In Michigan. I' at as a uy r a, Fa, April 25,—Tho large n -w I.tatt ling un tho Unicorn Bilk Manufacturing company at this p no# was d,»coy trad to ms Ara about 6 o’clock Thursday morning. Tb» a'.-mn was qu.ckly sounded, but owing to tim hear, lh« (Ira ooin;*nni#s, which ara onnrq i afd * f volunteer workmen, from th* d f rent furnace**, factories and mills were Boder tim im; rmston that the v*hi*t!«-s wore ci> rely calling them to th«tr daily labors and did not mpond until the (Ira bad a hMidway of about twenty minutes, llpna th.' arrival of tho fire engines at the tome thin* was another delay in procuring a auf* lic.n-nt supply of water. By tb«* time the firemen I un I succeeded hi obtaining sufficient power to throw atreanui on the burning •truelur.i It waa one matt of (Limos. Caught by Felling Walla. The beat es* intense, but not withstanding this the firemen worked like traver* in the bo|w of saving the store rooms awl engine house. While busily engaged la their efforts to check the flames an explosion of some vitriol and other acid, stored on the | rem nu-a took pinon. The concussion shook the ground and "shattered the building. Before the firemen could reir at SOV. rn I of their cum far were cnugbt by the falling walls and many others sera injured by the flying debris The firemen directed severs] streams upon that part of tim burning ruins under which th* lr coni-po ii ions lay buried, awl the work of reset** w s at once begun. The Dea«l nail Fatally Injured. Up to I :5© the following bad besa taken out: J oho Bood, aged J7, crushed to dot th. Re iesveaa wife. He wee one of the inwet popular young men In th# neighborhood. Joseph Le dg'ti-t, an Italian, aim crushed ta doeth; Ulysses G Everett, agt*I lh, fatally lnju ad; George Huff, fatally Injured; C'-arles Erick, skull fractured and terribly burned, will die: Michael Moran. Internally Injured, cannot live; William Pr-ce, bead cut; William K. Bb I mal tier leg broken and badly burned; Thomas James severely burned and hit with Av mg debris, injured about the hee.I and body; George Fi b md, s ightly injured about the hea l; Pet, r Dor* hammer, cut about the head and body by flying glass awl other debris. Spontaneous Combustion. Many person*, spectators and others, were injured slightly by flying particles. The fire la supposed to have been caused by spontaneous combustion In one » f the packing rooms. At ll the fire was un ler cow | Irol. The headquarters of the com;**ay ara at SHO Green street,' Sew York. The total loss Is placed st $110,01)0, divided as (o'lows I Bulking. $5U,0UU; machinery, INV ma), and stock, $-\iwo. Partly tnuttnJ. TERRIFIC BOILER EXPLOSION. “ | One Person Killed and Two tithers Madly Injured. PUST, Wok, April SR —The large boiler at Cook Bim’ Hie and brick yards, tis miles eolith of this city, exploded Widnrelay morning with terrible e(T.«L ti ben the exp’ioeiou occurred several boys uu-1 men wet*.- standing afaut the engine house. Fred, an Ut-year-old of Henry Cook, was icalded so bally tb it he died within two hours. The other victims were George Baldwin, aged 1$ yrarm. and Edward Purcell, about the same aga Young Baldwin’s Injurim are so I>a<i that i -*-<*very Is donldfnt The brick engine room was twdly detuolishad, and the thru- injured but* were blown through tho wall* aud lay several feet from ttd structure when found by the yard la-bum*. Physicians were summoned from this city to attend their in Jurla TV mass of the accident ie not known Fatal Fire at Bridgeport, Penn. BBiDoCronT. Coon., April XA —The factory of the Bhehoti Cooth company was damage I by fire to the amount *«f $50,000. The factory was a wooden structure awl at* uched to it were three other* Th# flames tpreed and made an almost chan sweep The first building was mounted na folk.wa: j Shelton Combc*>mpaay, the Newell Pr luting company awl f«*ur oilier firms; all area total U*-*» The HoeualotiieBraw company's ] storeroom In the adjoining building usa > ako drat rayed. In the Wheeler building, Mr* biker * bo occupied a tenement there was badly burned and died ba f an ber ofter bein.- taken out. get ere Cyclone la Teens. baw Orleans, April ML—The Pnuyune’s Austin, Texas, special says: A t* mile cydon- struck Kyle, a bran of IWO inhabit-oaMtwenty mike **>uth of her*, lu **iay nigh'-. Many buildings w#r** overturned aud some completely dsimlkb»*l I he Kris Institute^• two-etory Ixifiduig was lifted from He foundation and carnal thirty feet without injuring the strneture. Hir.»a ;# to my no p »*on is -van report**I ii jut #4 forms and plantations in the In k af tbs storm -arforei greatly. A Mississippi Taw* Best rayed. JackmoR. Miw., Aped *$.—Informs:i*» rraised hen says that fire des!toy.d the entire bu*la* |4*rtiun id Grranwucd, Musa The fire is sal I to have bran raamd by a ■raro osA throtnag asia** into a pile of f tr ,* Thirty-three Lummi nwfndmtruy sd sud two lives err said to hove Ira* k*L The Tieton■< ara gl*‘** •* J'*hn l»<rru and an unknown snu. Th* total I*-si t*y the fire is gl .ti.tMi, with ioxuranra of $* ,<**. . COMPULSORY EDUCATION. A Drelsion of lankest to Truant ONtrar# sad School Principal*. It SCOLA, Ilia, April M —Judge Hughes, of the Douglas county circuit court, has ren-lered a decision that is of special Interest to truant officers and school principal* The decision upholds the compulsory education law, but indicate* that discretion must ba exercised in making ar. rats under it* iro-vtoions. A few months ago Truant Officer j William Johnson arrested lbs 11-year old | son of Brace Francis, a well-known busine** j man, for truancy, and need rather harsh mean* to compel him to go to sc bool Carried to the Circuit Coart. The parent o'. J *etad to this, < aiming that _ tbs boy was aliment I rom school by petunia- j lion OI his mother. Mr. Francis danced the officer s arrest fur assault, but in the Justle.-'# court the* officer wa* ©leered. Tbs complainant carried his case to the circuit court and it was trust by a Jury. The evidence showed that th* boy had aUemiad school the tv qu Ired sixteen weeks under Che law, and, while atawot without leave of tin* teacher, Judge Hughes held that the consent of tile parent answer* d every purpose. The OErsr's First Duty. He further held that it was the first duty of tbs officer to inquiry of the parent* and ascertain if the child had leans from them to be absent from school, if the child was then found to be a truaot agatux^jha wteb-w if his | m run ta, and aha* of the teacher, It was lawful and right to make the arrest; >4herwim it wa* unlawful nisi th# officer ihi rn Id be held for assault The jury, under I the instructions of Judge Hughes, returned .a verdict of guilty and fined the officer $A and coats, or $86 In alL tame t* Hay a Feinting Kress. Firrxnino, Fa, April 85.—Th# Rev. kl R Long, a young Methodist Epksoopal missionary of Bur noah, bas arrived brae upon a peculiar errand. “I came," said ha to a reporter, “to rales $k,0U0 to buy a printing pr* ss. Wa want to bara the Bible and other radgtous books prtoted in the native tongue, lite ll ludo priests have somehow obtained Bob lugvraoli's works, and had th in t remitted into th# natl va language in order to coo vinos their people that we are wrong. We mu.t offset this an i need a press to do IL” The Rev. Mr. I-ofig is stationed at Rangoon. Th# Method isle established their missionaries theta ten years ago. Now thor* Is a church, a mlwton, a achoo], and an orphanage in that city. The Labor Troubles In the City of Chicago. AN OMINOUS PROPHECY BV A LEADER Rosewater Del*ala Mrs. Donga#. Ova ha, Nab., April fin.—I hi eggs of th* HUI# against E. Rosewater, editor of th# \ Bra, charged with disturbing a reiigb.ua uu* ting, came up for trial in the instr* I 1 court at Tekamah, Nek, but after the #x* amination of four w I In ran a for the stake, j tbs prosecuting attorney dismissed tbs rara The action wa* tbs outcome of • cmtrovnrsf with Mr* Helen IL Bougar, of Lafayette, the temperance lecturer. Mr* Bougar had denounced Mr. Rosewater In ber lecture, and when he appeared at Tv*.amah and asked for a bearing in the hall where she was speaking, Mr* Bougar caused hie arrest. ________________ Will Nave fllg Money. Bouton, Mea*, April 85—The Portland Locomotive works are constructing an sn-gtrw which it is believed will save ■***«**1 millions of dollar* annually to th# railroads of this roantrv This angina, It is exported, will reduo* the consumption of fuel by at legal NU per cent, end altogether do Away with cinders aud am.Ae. Th# peculiar mechanism which produce# the result tv a downward draught aa oppoaad to the peasant upward one. New Wisconsin Railway. Madison, WI*, April 85—Th# W Uomsla Bout bern Railroad company baa filed articles I of organisation, ll pro; oms to coostrgct a road from Bbnllsbui-g. where the Milwnnhsg and HL i snt has a terminus, thirty mil*# west to Rutledge, on the Miralmlpid river, In Brast county. The capital stock is $1,-000,000, and the ineort*orstocs are Thomas Whitney, Crofts W. Biggin* Iredariek IL Bows#, William Olean, and Usury L. Las, I alt of Chicago. _ Everett Net Dead, bn* Cvesjn. pm* Morans, a PHI 86 -A telegram was received by Dr. Everett from Denver stating that his son, Vernon Brava*, who recently disappeared from Chicago wa* seen tbs re Tuesday morning by Howard CraAf, I who formerly lived at Ona neb, and knew A Tremendous Outbreak of laker Looked for ou the tat af Mey-*-The Carpenters* Strike Nkows Ne Signs *f Mr torment—A Nnu-Uulen Mn* Dying from the I- fleets el n Iteming—A Great Strike Imminent at Pittsburg, i n CADO, April 8k—“Chicago is standing on th verge of the must treraendrtua outbreak of labor it has aver seen.” Thew were the word* uttered We’d**4 J by one cf the bust-informed and most conservative biter loaders in the city. When askoi bu reasons (ar aitch an opinion the ■I ira her Mud: •May I is fixed aa the day on which organ!* d labor la to ask for th# eight-boar day. Huppoae that th* carpenters’ strike Is etui unra tin! when that day comm In such an event At l**ast SO, WU men to the I ai.1-ling Irwin* will be kiln Th# stock ynrd* em ploy re—15,OH) In number—*re de-termini*! to have eight boars or a strike. Nearly 80.000 Idle Mea. “Added to them are th# gaafittora, who go out Monday; th# harness maker*, who quit work th* same day; 1,000 brick makers who ar** alrwdy •-ut—put thew together and you have ural ly 5O.W0 men who will Mop work within the next ten days unless something Is done to avert th* trouble." Th# prophecy, ominous ae it sound*, seem# to be well founded. Th# Carpenters and Build r* association •till refuses to make a m*>v» looking toward a settlement with the employ***, and talks •Lout Mending out ag*.list the Journey men's j demand* for m'oguiUon ail summer lf Recess sr y On tbs other hand, the strikers •ram co*.8 lieut of their ability to hold out ( A Non-ta Iou Man Fntnll) Hurt. Hamlin! Johnson, a carpenter, hi lying at bl* bon.*, 61 Fairfield avenue, in A dying rendition, th. rrault of injurtra iud cled by a crowd of striking carpenters last Mou*L»y. Johnson and La br* tl.er were working on th - mw budding at Itouty str**et and Arm* I ta go a venin*, and k cai** of their refusal to Join the strikers w«ro et up w aud Ism ton with bsav J scantlings b* rn aal had bb -hull tractor**!, and his dortnr* fear ho* bestain- d internal Injurlra which will r«suit fatally. His brother wa# aweraiy fs*uu*leil, lint his Injuries are n-d serioua Vt ii I tam VV srnekt, who livre un Upton street near Milwaukee av#uus, was toe Uraler of the ansauiting party. II# was arr*flt*id, and sfutr Mal I Lot UIL* I by the brothers wan locked up at W.st Uiktifo Avenin* Puttee station. THE INDUSTRIAL FIELD. FttUkurg Railroads Refuse Ie Accede to the Remand* af the Mea. ITrrx bi ro, April 25—The men presented their final proposition to the railronds Wednesday, and in each mas wets given a decisive answer. Tbs railroads refuse to anmia to the demands of the men and the awn refuse to agree ti* the compromise offer* d by the routs. This stops all iMgufi* terns between I be officers of the fwleratk* an t th# road, and the matter now lim lu Unhands of the supreme council of th# federation. Thera members ore expect*! here awn, th u, ofter loofci ig over Du- grounds, th* y will decide whirlier a strika shall be or<brei or the terms of the railr«>ods ac-repled A meeting of IOO non-union mon was held Wednesday night, and they re berat the term* oBered by Huprrintendent Pit-airn, of the IVnnsylvanb, and decided to curt their let wtUi the toleration. Building Lots for Sale. Corner Main and Dry, 150x120, for $500. Eighth aud Market, 60x120, - - - - $460 Ninth and Market, 50x100,.....$350. Bluff Street, two lots, each for - - - $150. Alton st*, bet. Fifth A; Sixth, 60x120, $600, Highland Parh. One Hundred Lots ranging in size from fifty feet front to one hundred feet and thirtylfront, all very deep. Price® from $50 to$500, on terms to suit purchasers. One of the nicest residence plats in Alton. Over IOO Houses and Lots- in deferent parts of tho city. Call and see list. Dorse? & Mal, I Belle street A. J. HOWELL DEALER IN CARPETS, CURTAINS, OIL CLOTHS, RUGS, Ac. O rn Our Prices WILL BB FOUND LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles- Him In no v oilier house in Alton. In coo sequence of lh* GREAT EXTENT cf our HALES we fire enabled Ut do Bu si urn a nu a VERY CLOSH MARGIN nud it I* * recognised fuel that we handle by far LARGER QUANTITIES OF GOODS TUAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE CITY. WHENEVER AND WERKVKR YOU SKK THIS (NOI TOO IMM AND BUU nae 110*o to |75 TH. amulas MM IM* ISAM-UAM Ih« i -' * .nmre -ALSO— Shoes Best and Cheapest ! AT— THE GLOBE. ALTON, ILL- »t*»rt*#«l teal rtsp. ll*, i j .xvii.ut. dub, April *5—Fir** de-Mi >—l a small d»* I mg tern..* on Chunk Mr rat <n-*n|d -I by William Art: ar nu I lits W ii, Mr- Art hut was bn* n *4 to a crisp, white Mr. Arthur w a so a r -only I urn d hi- will pro*-.Illy die (own tolfl Fellows Cfi* brat#. ( ipsa Kant*. Iowa, April A -The md#- brat)*>(> of ti-*- mwnty-flrrt annlvrawsry of U„, order of O d Psiw»*s dr#w H),*r» ;«•*-fr**iH »• igblor.u* ti.** *i» hoi*- VVelmra F The 'by was braut'ful ani 54XJO O Id \urn, rnrn lh** ;***ra*i *. At :b* Y. IL A. I*--*-! ti-sy w#re wetefltnnJ by Majruf go.'.t.iT- i, >.' ref* -is I* lag u*d* hy Grand Master ’db Calif*, -ole Repnhlleann-Has PaasciM.*!. A, rd A —Th R-| ot> reo stole <w«teai c* • uraitte*. hue .toektel to 0 stat*'* eonvenlion at Hm-rflUSento Aum, I i f«r th# puri-o c of »* rn Rflteng •*«-•Bdate* fur governor, lieutenant govnrnur aa<i other stole oflhra. id* day. V a Vernon we!. IV doctor telegraphed to ti*# ohtef of polio* thor® to bold Vernon and as aooo as be tear* from him ha will go sui Ha thinks Vernon undoubtedly more ar tem den tan tail . The T**rifl <ju»*t»«a la Onnadm Ottawa, Oui, April NL—In | or tinmen* Wednesday the debate on the mr iff ohaugee was rraumsd. The cteum li-ipoalug a duty of SU par rent on repairs aa tie to Canadian vernal* In Afltertoan parte was drooped Th# ciauw prohibiting th# export of (tear, wild fowl, cia, by foutguns# wa# changml aune to allow of their export lf th* foreigners owned prewrvea in Canada, and tim (tear ar fowl exported were brei on them prraarvea Michigan Ta Me Free (rosa Debt, La NHI so, Mick, April *5—Th# auditor general's WW* na nous one thai on May I the teat tawtellment af $K«w.iMI af the elate debt of Michigan will be paid from montes which hare Brea In the staking fund for years for that pur|»»*n Thin will put Mtehi-gau wholiy out of debt, a rends (tonne* Mi joyed only V I limda, Wteeunaln, Cnior-alto ani VV rn Virginia Ult the Cattle to Utorve. Winn lino, April A-Laat winter IWy Baldwin left fifty iv*- bead of retAte on a Late D* uphln rat ob In ( barge of a hired man He visited th# place a few days stare an I dtiouvured that forty-sdx hand had starved to (tenth ha Ighi of rtaeks amt own-(..ria Lie ate bks. TW wharsnttonte of Ute hired man ta a mystery Drowned Hts Three Childress. HH EJ.Bi sn, Oui., April A —A w«IHodo farmer nomad ttrfi*!# living about two mites from hers, drownal them of bls chil-drra In a barite of rain water and Bra attempted to drown nluiswR in a erred. Br wa* found on the bank «f th# meek In a ct rn* ai ounditiua No raaauu ie known far the rash art. __ Hanged Them tm Mea* geek*. Bah A po tistink, Tax., April 88 - Him Garrett and Jerry Tad, who were hi Jail hare «o a charge of s'tetnpUag to pmaun OI J<ka IL brooks and family, wit* taken frout IV Jail Ste! lynch. A ('unvenirat books in front ut a butcher shop were eua-v.j-L I nil* i na impromptu ga I Iowa ■trike la th* twanell*vlUe Region. UONNKUnrtLUi, Fe., A|srtl 85.-II*urn-day th# ality days’ nutira givmi by the eon] miners and cuke workers of the Hntitkten district expired, and a smite bringing cwt j vee I JAO nm is urn. Th * rem; antes oon-ramsd are: Smithton Coal A Coke t3a, Ho>uet A CX*, Mow York and Fort Itoyal Cool and Coto Ow, Wav.r!y (XA# Co, Wkltete Cool Ca, Banner Coni Ca, Was* Newton Bra and Coal Ca, and Wsrtmore lond (Val Ca TW demands of th# ashier* to for (to- rex*ninon of the C du nims srato of priora fur mining at ail norks ta the district. This is 75 twills pm ton. The present prim ranges from $0 to Of rant* par too. The strikers ara wall organ!* .1 and a protracted struggle Is sntldpated. IV teratosis Miners Organising. Amhran*, Win, April 85 —Tter miuers* mam meeting at Ironwood adopted "Tim Miners’ Program!vs Union of Lake Hoper r.tm 9 na th# name for their organisation The u*«*mbetsh'p now auuibers over $,(W>, ■warty all surface mea, aud will ba ex-tMvtwi to Inola to all he principal ml urn re the U* ignite. Verm Ilion, I'euokee, aa-1 Marquette lr->a r»ngm lite rn#* ara quite vtg-orous in protesting that they don’t intend to sin to* IV y say it to their purdas to frere the a be rid. mm at of the prrant system of rn.ae p .) sictans, and then to teiiid a tx aq* tai of their own_ Threatened Strike In the Wee*. lh err.** April 85—A Journal special front 0«*venae rays a eonforeure hun Wen re It <i to r* crater the dentaiwU of the Union Fe# (I - trainmen for an lucrsra ■ an I that mary all of the *4Brtod» ara now at Chry-•lino Tim* trainmen nr# d#tevn»ine*i and if sum# Midi is not rauq|i.«d a strife** will misii# inking ut the Drover, T- is* ami ¥ *rt Worth. Or g -a Hbon Lma. kwisaa Pacific and L u** a l’ac»A**. Frrparing lev rn Wrlke. Iti4*cMiKUK**, Ha, April Kl, -Kv-to-nlly til anttcipatnm at rn geiwral strike of the goal *m* -r» ut Iilteots and Mtes.*uri Biay I, fens Ctotefltp» an-1 Alton Ktiiroad coiuiony has | ut a ire u or more coal tram* ut mrv-tee. which are bnnltng to great qu, '...tis# fnrei the mine*, to a .avestan! (annulaking the line. where it la rturud uj4*« leoipornry platforms. Htsa-tTT Hears nod a Pipe* Ottumwa, (own, Fpnl A—The con doctors nod tauter mm on the etectrte stireB railway .truck lur shorter hours nod the privilege of smoking on dnty. Their pla.es w.v. (I ted after a short delay. Streets rilled with Idlers. Lac too, Dei, April A ~ fie basket and crate fait or w* in this | dura have bean in d* tlutte-y e on d. The sire t# ara filled with idkra. v ti is to the pm.-up I ii-Instry of th# town, _______ TRADE MARK DVOX A STUVE OR KAKUK YOC MAY BKS C ERTAIN Thai it la th® VERT BEST artic!® that can’b® had for th® price aak®d. A. L. FLOSS, Third Ht. Opposite Belie. BEE OUR NICE UNK OF Granito Ware MOST COMPLETE UNB IN THE CITY. Mar hie Disre.ry ta Kearns. Iola. Bon . April A.- ExUa.lv* quarries of flite marble, 8® par cauk pur J, have frow d torturer sd ad tim pie®# lh# flair hie la very Umntifnl and *u*repuuie af a high P-XUto Th re a practtc^y ne Until In the amount af the marhte HuMvwn Ulll Meet JmVms. liieto*, April *5— John L Huidvnn mid W#*lnatii»y thai tzm purs# of $SW,<«0 of* las wi by th# Como* Ute A till-tie rich w is ratters# ory to him, anitos was witting to fare .im Lstet for th I ani rent, tout until me (root*, re tetofisetppi la settled ha will Make rd pro rn ism and alf u no articles. I aul now receiving a lar^e ami varied stock of Cloth*, in all lh® prevailing nhadea, for Spring Sail®, which I am prepared to mnka ap im Ut*. Most Faslaionable Sxvles, GUARANTEEING A Perfect Fit, Reasonable Rates and Complete Satisfaction. H.C.G. Moritz, 112 Third st. K ll. A. HOFFMANN. _ ’^\o 100-102 Last ht-coud si NO-K AO KH re IOU aa"!® jsbbssl
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