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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 1, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                ALTON DAILY VOLUME THURSDAY MAY 272 Enos ENOS announces that he has established In a building purchased for the purpose a SANITAEIUM for the OFALLCB BOTH MEDICAL and His experience during many 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 SANITABIUM 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 as 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 such other treatment as may be deemed A LARGE SOLARIUM For Sun Baths and exercise in cold and inclement is Bach patient is thoroughly examined by and receives his daily personal FOE THE RECEPTION OF For further information address ENOS at the corner of George and Third 11 Latest and Correct Styles in ALSO Shoes Best and Cheapest AT THE Progress of the Investigation at Little MANY NEGRO WITNESSES llnhnrt tho CongrcMlonnl Ht Knows of tlio Stealing of llic Uullotliiix nnd the Mur der How Deputy Slierlfl Ilcntley Trneked tho AmiiNslnn and Found n LITTLE May One hun dred and four colored witnesses from How ard township testified before the Clayton Breckinridge committee Tuesday that they voted for John Clayton for con gress in During the aft ernoon Oliver Beutley and Robert Pate were put on the stand and examined as to what they knew about tire stealing of tho ballotbox of that Pate said lie left the polls before they closed and went to his where i m gob a and from there went homo to his After supper he went to Smiths drug and while one of the election came in and told how four armed men entered the pollingplace and made tho judges nnd clerks stand with their faces to the wall while they carried away the News of tho Pate swore that tho night that Clayton was assassinated he was in his naming several persons who were also there at the time with When told that Clayton had been killed ho went over to the house and remained there about an The following day he served on the jury that hold an inquest on the The inquest occupied about four Duly a few witnesses were no infor mation being obtained as to who commit ted the Oliver deputy nheriffi of Con way WHS at home when a messenger arrived and informed him of the death of Bentley lives at about eight miles from where Clayton was assass Trucking the As soon as he could secure a horse he left for arriving there about 8 in the He examined the premises Clayton was and about three feet from the window through which tiie shot was fired he dis covered the tracks of two Both wore rubber He followed tho tracks a distance of aCout 100 where they were obliterated by those of the crowd that congregated about the house during the night and that Ho also found a a new Smith 44 Tho deputy had made diligent effort to flnd out to whom the pis tol but had failed to do The Coutosteos When the counsel for the contestant commenced to examine the witnesses con cerning tho ballotbox theft and the Clay ton assassination Judge counsel for the said he was present to represent Breckinridge in the contest for his seat in congress and not on the other two issues and would not therefore crossexamine any lie would not throw any obstacles in the way of the par ties to the investigation in their efforts to discover who stole the ballotbox and to hunt down tho murderer of Stockbridgc said that no man in tho coun try was more interested in finding out who stole the ballotboxes and who assassinated Clayton than he He desired that fullest latitude should be given the inves and informed his counsel that he desired them to represent him on those issues as the He wanted them to give Judge counsel for contest aggressive assistance in hunting down the ballotbox thieves and the as sassins of Tho Koinmler NEW May The World quotes Judge Wallace as saying The Kemmlcr writ was granted to Kemmlors Buffalo counsel on application ot a well known Now York It was defec tive in that it did not bear Kemmler signa ture nor the soul of the but the situ ation was such an urgent one that I could not justify myself in stopping to deliberate over The man was liable to bo executed at any moment and having in my mind a doubt of the constitutional ity of the law by which he wan to meet his doom I signed the A BlgiUMlst May William Burlingtons celebrated was arraigned in court Three of his wives appeared against him and he His sentence mis one year in tho penitentiary at Fort where ho won He created a storm of laugh ter after receiving his sentence by asking tho Judge if to the penitentiary would release him from all his He heaved u troubled sigh when the judge as sured him in the Advanced tho Price of May The Standard OH company has reopened the war which has been going on since March 1 against the Independent Oil company by advanc tho price of Ohio crude to 115 cents a bar rel all over the The Independent company almost immediately posted the announcement It would pay cents a Tim production of this Held Is now about barrels pnr and the advance weans a marked increase in reve IJrifid to Htrlho tor May A tenpage Socialistic pamphlet bearing on cover a picture representing worklngmeu raising their eyes to tlm goddess of has appeared here It pictures of tlie leading men of ICuropw thu HHnllst Workmen are1 urged to strike for illwty on May The police make constant seizures wlierevnr thu are offered for Many arrests liavo rrcpiired In May carl ridge boon supplied to tho various of troops which IMVH IHHMJ concent rated In and around Mils for tlm rcprexnlcm f f KiiRlneM with their llreu ami I rains of earn are nlde ready convey ixlnfommenta vherever required on tho iliMimt a call ti May Berry W yewrst of wan shot In stantlf killed by aged 13 Ward WIIH wlfo when the wirno Ills dutiiiua wth under l the TROUBLES IN THE LABOK Sumo f tho jtlon lit tlm Union Block Yard do Out cm 11 itl In Iuoklngtown began Wednesday by a strike of tho full foreo of uuchinlsU nnd gnsflttcrs in Armours packing The strikers went in n body to other packing houses to get men to join them in the but they met with no They expect to their fallowworkmen at the other places to join them They de maud the eighthour day and a small in in Will Submit to Muy un informal con ference between committees of the strik ing carpenters and the new Bosses associa it was agreed to submit all points of difference to an arbitration and representatives of each organization were immediately appointed to Thin of does not Include tlie old Master Carpenters whose members still refuse to treat with tho curpcntcra as A although hav ing conceded the eighthour day and othe important Withdrew from tho Knlghti of May as Knights of of one ot the largest assemblies in this have withdrawn from the They claim that tlie executive board of the Knights of Labor is corrupt and uses the most dishonable means to drive out of the order ail honest The withdrawal of this assembly has caused a sensation to labor Tlmbermen on a May timber men and day laborers of tho Atlantic cop per mine are on They have been getting about a and have de manded a Agent who is in New has notified the men that ho will meet tiicir but the men refuse to resume work until ho AsHiiultod by May Italian laborers employed in place of the strikers at Squires pocking when on their way were savagely it is by a gang of Many of them were severely FATHER MCANNAS They Iluve Caused Conildcrublu Excite ment at May excitement produced by the assault on the public schools by Father McCamm has caused the pastor of Marys Dean to uttor his protest against Father the Father of Pauls and Father of the Church of the Sacred left the church while Father Mo Canna was Father Mangan Is reported in an interview in a local paper as saying I owe it to my people and the citizens at largo to state positively that the sermon was in direct opposition to my will and to my I did not even give the sanction of my for after listening for a time to the attack I opeuly left the I regarded it as altogether out ol and would have taken occasion to correct the speaker at the time if I thought it would not do more harm than 1 deeply regret tho and say again it was totally against my Father said this was the only blot upon the success of the Leaped Hood First from a May remark able leap was made from a moving train Sunday by Vince an escaped con who had been recaptured in Georgia and was being taken to the gtory was in charge of a guard and had his hands tied While the train was passing through Edgefleld county at tho rate of forty miles an hour the prisoner was left alone for a Ho immedi ately head through an open Tlie train was stopped as soon as and ran back to tho place whore the terrible leap had boon but no trace of Story could be Says Hell Make It All May weeks agp George treasurer of the school left here ostensibly on As he did not his books were in and it was found that a short ago of about A telegram has been received from who is in Ho says his relatives will make good any losses that his mismanagement may have The relatives arc amply able mm unquestionably willing to liquidate the Murdered tho Tloket May negroes en tered tho Georgia Southern and Florida station here about 1 oclock and called for a While Haley the night acting as ticket was preparing tlie one of tho negroes shot and then they robbed the office and Ono of the negroes was captured at and the other is being hotly Jaspur may witness a Tivo In a May years ago Margaret Klnnuy of this city was taken suddenly ill and since that tiinu she has re mained In a For weeks she will remain nnd sometimes she goes ten clays without logicians say that the general health is good and cannot for the remarkable Tho girl has not spoken u word since nliu WIIH llrat An Imiiortunt May vice prcsldunt of the Burlington and lias been elected second vice president of the entire Burlington system in place of Har ris will HHHUIHH tlie dutluM of general inituugor In place of who re uud bits been elucUd vice president Of the Mllwuukctt uml PuuJ A Itluli Htrlku In May din patch from Hurkor says that one of the rlrliiHl xtrikiis ovur known in tills camp has been niiido In the May and Ivlnii 1hf uiglit wiirkmun broku Into u lead of l Ilirhoiiali anil Tlmy huvu gone in twoiity I unil UO till in Thu lend IH H niimirkalilu that it lit bo lloviiil may lopruss market value of nil IJiiitlon rnuiiU lu May men tiro under uiul uro out for thirtyfive rhiirgtul with illegal nKixtreHoo ind voting in thli oily at the lutt mm ma The Vessel Destroyed and Three Lives THE PASSENGERS Aro mod from Thnlr Rlnop by the Alarm of llro it Number of Thorn Jump Ovvr n Tirrlblc of ii Hhotv Parade at Other May a Johns rivCr steamer of the Peoples line of tho Plant was de stroyed by fire early Tuesday morning in Itorosford a large sheet opening out of Johns TOO miles south of this causing tho loss of three deck John Collins one deck and Albert a waiter all An alarm was first soundeii at when the entire forward part of tho blazed The shiof cook and deck hands woku up the passengers and all were in a horrible state of and Halfdressed and nude passengers jumped overboard and in their fright be gan swimming away from the with rare presence of had the lifeboat cast and held her beside the burning revolver in Ho then called for women and children and put them in not letting a man ap proachi and then all others Were all in nearly a nude The captains coolness saved the lives of A Thrilling it one of who had his wife and two little boys on had quite a thrill ing He was asleep when the alarm wits given and when he woke up the cabin was full of Before he had a chance to save anything got his wife and children up on and with one life preserver between them ho told them to jump into the as the flames were de vouring everything before They did so and were picked up by the agent at Deerfoot who came to their res cue ill a The Thweatt family were very thinly the two little boys having nothing on but their night Thweatt wore a Thweatt was in his night Accident During it May an Uncle Toms Cabin troupe WIIH parading on Parkman a ridden by Charles one of the took fright at an electric hurled Gordon to tho and then dashed Into a crowd of school knocking a num ber of them In endeavoring to pro tcct the children a young man was thrown to the pavement and seriously hurt Gor don was taken up unconscious and re moved to the hospital with a terrible scalf wound and severe One of the children was severely Injured and two others badly while quite a number received slight Two Boyu May plios Robetley and Fraak two aged 17 wore drowned in the Mohawk in this They wore return ing home from a fishing trip and in some manner the boat in which they wore seated One of the toys nearly reached the shore before ho succumbed and wont The other sank almost Tluoe Fatal May a South Shore and At lantic fell from the cam here and was Charles Jacobsen and an other who were handling timber at the Quoou foil down tho a dls tanoe of 100 They died a few hours after the The IIoiiHe Full on May Bil llngsloy a grader and contractor while ex cuvating under a house preparatory to moving was killed by tho house tipping over and crashing him beneath the tim He wus 47 years Ho had four MURDER INACOURT A Noted Crook Shut and IimtBntly Killed hy Ilia May Acker known In nearly every city In tho United States as a sneak thief and was shot and killed In tho police court Wednesday morning by his During a quarrel between the officers from Omaha who were in pursuit of Ackcrinan for ft burglary and silk arrested The woman came into court to prose cute her husband for but the trial had hardly liogun before she drew a pistol anil shot throe bullets through tho prison ers killing him Odd at May city was crowded Tuesday with visiting Odd FellnwK from Fort Mvjnt Pleasant and other cities In honor of the presence of Grand Biro of thu and also In celebration of the seventyfirst an niversary of tho A reception wiw held in the and at 2 oclock 000 uniformed Odd Fellows fell in line In tjm Al the Grand Opera house Mayor Duncan welcomed tlm grand sire and visitors In a brief sicmidod by Centre Jamison on the part of the Bur lington Odd A grand banquet was given at night in Odd IMlnws Citimed by tho Hlxth Natlonul NKW May Hoineatoad bunk at Fiftythird street and Tenth ave him it Is stated to n falling off In many of the ac count having Ixuni withdrawn whim the Sixth Uliox and Kqiiltuble hunk went In The of Hot in of the bunk Nay that all orudltow will bo paid In full and that all will be reutimod after theiv has butju u Inctlotod for Nnw May grand jury hiii found indictments for criminal libel Jiwupli John Cook luimln1H and James Gra of Tim for publishing state ments regarding exJudge A iutluvu tu May grocery house of Murihy Si the largest lu the aiwlgiiol to i d It U expeotefl will x puld iu Jill FOB Eight room Frame good Cis Sink in Magnificent river Lot For Splendid Building Lots on Fourth as with rock Magnificent River View to each lot Thirty acre farm 2 12 miles southeast of all in Four frame log house Will sell for less than per to Buckeye Lawn Base Burners Stored Through the Sum mer PITTS HAMILL 315 Belle HOWEIL DEALER IN OIL WILL BE FOUND LOWERConsidering Qualities and Styles Than in any other house in In consequence of the GREAT EXTENT of our SALES we are enabled to do Business on a VERY CLOSE MARGIN and it ia a rec fact that we handle by far LARGER QUANTITIES OF GOODS THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE am now receiving a large and varied stock of in all the prevailing for Spring which I am prepared to make up in GUARANTEEING A Perfect Reasonable Rates and Complete ASBESTOS ROOFING TUU Ii tho perfected form of Portable Hoofing rutnofaoloroU pant thirty yearn U udtntad lor Ufa on itutn or Hat in all be applied Iiy uimkllled and cotta only ubout rutnofaoloroU by UB for Uiu at in all can applied Iiy uimkllled and cotta only ubout half umuclt m Haiiiiilti uul Uticrliitiva lUtjrtt by JOHNS 240 242 Randolph New 8oo lluuiifacturorii uf JOHNS Anbonlon PlrtProof Dulldtuii AnUwUw btuam Uollur VUbOAilUUTON MOXJMJKU riiTOJVHOIJ PACKING FOR SALE BY Carpenter and First J   

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