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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 7, 1890, Alton, Illinois Al TON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 2!>. ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY EVENING. MAV 7. I WOO. NO. 277 MONTREAL Insane Asylum by Fire. Destroyed OVER A HUNDRED INMATES LOST. ONE BIO 6TRIKE ENDED. A Great Number of the ( racy l*e»|ile Heflin# to Leave the (turning Building and Are Kim.trd to Heath—A Disastrous i'j* clone In Teaaa i'.Mtlt* In the Heath of Fifteen People ami Great Lom to I’rop-erty Other Mlihap*. CHICAGO, May 7.—The following wan received here Tuesday aftemiam: Month! a1., Que, May 6. The insta# nay him near here i** burning to the ground ami in an hour nothing will he left hut the ruins of the walla. The fire origin at ell, it is said. in a cupboard in the middle wing of the structure. At present aa near aa ran be calculated there are from IOO to ISO insane inmate# in the flames who will be burned to death. The fire apparatus Is inadequate to control the flame*. Hie sight Iii the grounds surroundinu the inst it ut i« rn b-guars description. Hundreds of lunatics .us* groups there, gibbering.and in a fretitied condition. The nuns t- going among them trying to allay their cries and they are being removed to place* of shelter. Tile Montreal fire brigade have arrived and are at work. R,-fu##d to Leave Their I ells. No estimate can yet lie made of the number of lives lost. Those who peris hod were in th« wants on the top floor. A d«*ctor ■*inflected with the institution said there was very little commotion among the inmates when the alarm was given, and the greater number walked out quietly; some, however, stubbornly refused to leave their cella, anti had to be taken out by force. Those rescued are billeted out among the different inst it ut inns and house* in th* vicinity. Hie roll will ie called as soon as possible and then the missing will )*• learned. All the books ami record* were saved. Two Ifla experience daring many years has convinced him that all diseases fin rn. a from Montreal named can be managed more successfully in an institution of this kind, under the anti I Man bad narrow t- ai*-*. They fell constant supervision of the physician, and with the "id of means not other- from a ladder and "tire injured. Dr. J. W. Enos' Sanitarium, ALTON, ILL. DR ENOS announces that he has established in a building purchased for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the TREATMENT OF ILL CURABLE DISEASES. BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL. wise at command, than when the paUents are seen by their medical advisers st intervals of several hours or dave. The position of the SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free from all noxious influences. It is readily reached by the Second street horse oars, and is near the Union Depot. The building is large, and arrangements are as perfect as is possible from a knowledge of sanitary science and the requirements of such an Institution. Electricity in all it* forms; Oxygen and its compounds; Baths, Douches, Msssage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided as may be rewired by paUents, in addition to such other treatment as may be deemed advisable. A LARGE SOLARIUM For Sun Baths and exercise In cold and inclement weather, etc., is provided. Each patient is thoroughly examined by Dr. Enoa, and receives ins dab} personal attention. IVow OHen FOR THQI RECEPTION OF PATIENTS. % For further information address Dr. ENOS at the SANITARIA, corner of George and Third st*., Alton, III. A CYCLONE IN TEXA8. L Latest ta Beaded Wraps aid Capes. til i BM. Collar aid ralliers. Latest and Correct Styles in Millinerv Novelties, Latest ii Cling add Gent s Faaflaagoes - ALSO— Shoes Best and Cheapest Fifteen Parson# Killed mid • Number Badly Injured. (JliAKHi RT, Tex., May 7.—About 5 p. rn. Monday a destructive cyclone visited Salt ('reek, In the eastern portion of Hood county. At the residence of Mr. I*## Rhode*, twelve mile* east of that plat*, twenty person* were a*-**-rn bled when the cyclone struck th* building. The killed were: Della Carmichael, aged lf; Mary Carmichael, aged I year, and a child of Mr*. Gibbs. The Injured are: Mr*. Rhodes; Nora Khodo*. aged 12 year*; Mr*. Gibbs, and her U>-year-old daughter Tillie, The above are seriously hurt and may die. Other children In the house were badly bruised. Other Homage deported. At Fall Creek, a little farther south, John Manley's house wa* wrecked and he was seriously injured: Charh-s Houston’s botts* wa* demolished, and Mrs. Rushing hurt; Mrs. Campbell’# house wa* blown away; Mr* berk ley’* residence was de ! strayed and ber arni broken in two placee; Mr Meriting'* .house wa* blown down and hts wife and child badly hurt. Mr Robertson's house wa* demolished and Mr* Payne hurt Other boo### w recked ! were th"-* of Alf Mih~ y. I. McPherson, J. Woolealllf, M. C. Hedley, and Mr. I Brook The damage to outhouse*, fence*, | crop#, and timber Is very great. Twelve More Victims. At the little town of Acton, on the line of Parker .md Hood count ie*, four jw-opl# were killed awl a nullifier seriously in i Jured. Many house* were demolished in that vicinity. At Roblu Creek, in Hood county, eight person* were killed, five af t whom belonged to the family of Dr. Georg* Griffin A heavy hail storm fell throughout thi* section, doing immense 1 damage to crop* New* from Graham, ilk I Young county, soy* thai » heavy had i storm fell there. The hall completely ruined crop* and vegetation, wheat, oat*, *mt corn being completely beaten into the I ground. The fruit crop In that section I will ha ruined. Wreck on the Lehigh Valley Road. Elmira, N. Y., May 7 —Train No. a# cm the Lihlgh Valiev railroad ran Into aa Erie gravel train at Painted Post and wrecked both engine* Engineer IMedrlch and Fireman Slyer, of the Is-htgh train 1 were injured. Four passenger* were I slightly bruised. Superintendent JHeph-enaon. .if the Lehigh Valley road. was cut M l K ,ut the beati ami otherwise injured The tracks ware bl.s ked for four hour*. Killed by Fleetrlrity, I)KTis*it, Mich., May 7.—Joseph Oln-gra«, electric lineman, in the employ af the Detroit Kl*<*Hc Light and Power company, wa* found dead in til# works, having liven shocked to death Ile had been connecting dead wiow with a lightning orreater up to IO o'ckwk in th# morning. when be sent word upstair* to turn I on t he current*. Ile wa* not econ until J found dead. _ _________ Aa IllliNds Town Hre-tiwept. Marne eld* HU , May 7,-Th* town of Lot hem, wwd af here, wa* almost dont rayed by fire at an early in the morning. Among the banding* hunted were llold-redge’a drug store, a liarher >»bop, & A. Parishe s building and the Hi in MMI bonding A man named Dunkirk fell from out of the burning buildings and wa* badly injured laws. UA,(We, insurance unknown. ........... A Falling HrsfclL ST PattL, May 7 —A scaffolding on which (our can - tilers were w-qyking, on a new building on North street, gave way aud precipitated the men to the ground, a distance of thirty feet KL K Van Hobos, has several rib* broken and will doubtless die Chicago ( arpen tee* WHI Wark (tight Hours at 38 Cents Per Hour. Cute von, May 7.- The carp. liters’ strike wa* finally settled, when representative# rf tim carpenter*’ council and the new Boas Cariientefs’ and Builders' association met ut the Grand Pacific and sig.ied the agreement which had Iwcn reached by the arbitration committee By the terms •(the agreement tile men are given mu right-hour day, overtime is rated as time l id a half, Sunday time is rated as dou-b'e time, tach contractor is allowed to re-tin hi* present apprentice* and take one flew apprentice each year, and the as*<e inturn ngretai to employ none but union men aud foreman and to sublet no con La ta from the old t 'ar|»e»tcrs and Build* •rn’ asms int ion. The Minimum Wages. The minimum pay for carjs-nter* Is fixed it 3\ cent* an hour until Aug. I, and after that date it will la* 37 l j rents an hour. Representatives of the carpenter*' council md the Boss Carpenters’ association met Tuesday morning aud frigid*! the articles jf agreement*. The arbitration commit fas will is* cont inned as a permanent -OHImitt**- to settle any dispute which may iris.- hereafter belin-cii employers sud em iloyes Hie men will return to w.uk at •nee. Marble ( utters ami Iron Molders. All the marble cutters in the city have t hieved the eight-hour day with the ex a piton of the employe* of two firm*, awd the indications are that these two will submit Uifore long The 1,700 employ es of lie Malleable Iron work* an* still out wltli uuall prospects of effecting a settlement with their employers. All otlier factories dong the black road except one or two onall estsbli-hment* are ninuing and there ha* been no disturlianre tit us far on t hat celebrated t hon mg (a re. THE KAI8ER IS FOR PEACE. emperor William's Speech at the Opening of the Relrhvtag. Brid.IN, May 7.—Th. emperor in person oftened the rekshatag Tuesday. The imperial opening addr*-** dei dared that the fforts to maintain the <peaoe of Europe ire tieing persevered In sod will lie con Untied. Hie em]s*ror expressed hts cor. '•deuce in ho- ability to den. md the uonfl-lent*- of the great powers in Germany'a Jesire to maintain |>acific relati ms with til the world, He also said that in th# cultivation of defend re alliance*, and In the perfection of her military resource*. Germany performs * duty which aims to *#-:ure continental pence To accompli* h this th# government will ask for a mw military credit. The emperor then announced th.a the government will int colure into the relchstag industrial legislation looking to tlx- amelu ration id the omliiton of the working duns. A SiLNxi I IIIN AL AiTAIK. Close Call for Bloodshed Little Rock. at ASSAULT IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM. AT THE GLOBE. ALTON, ILL. Me Mal# the (lab's Finds. UlTFAI/i, N Y , May 7 < ' Lories L lao- easter, the default mg treasurer «rf th* Buffal*. Press club. wa*., rev#! rd in T roiito charg d with eml«-**lem*-ut and with forgery in <be third degree Leu aster will probably tight extradition, as be f lamia that til# money wa* taken Isrfotw th# new law w, -.ii into *ff« ? Th* ( xii Mss All There. Bark J »f* ('Ko Pa, May 7 - Henry K. Boyer was induct#'! into the office of stat# treasurer Monday and assumed formal c* arg* >f the off s. K***ry #» u - ' treasury was acooun'wl for and tho ira..* far did not occupy more than fifteen min ate# Fvidenlly Horn Ta He Haug. (’hp AUO, May 7 - Joe Boston, a lad of 17 years old, residing at ll* Twenty-fourth arret, was shot shortly ls*f«»re ms rn Monday by a companion named Md Mc ''tioghan. Both boys are memlwrs of a •niwd of young fellows who “haug out" (bout Twenty-fifth and Htate street* Sun lay night a quarrel arose arming them iu which Boston ami McC'oughan t<«»k active md opt*siltc ;iarts yesterday noon while Boston wa* walking on Suite street, Mre 'oughan stole tip Uhlud him and, draw tig * revolver, fired a lull let into the former’s leg. McCoughan was Inched up. Paris Green In the AA hukjr. COLUMBra, Ind., May A—William Winter*, aged 1*( years, the eon of a wealthy farmer who resides at WU I iamsbi: rg h, Tear fbi* place, is now in a dying coudi Lion (nim the effe< t* < ( drinking a pint of whisky Sunday night. Alison K. Luther, i hired girl, who, in renifiany with young Winter* assisted In drinking the liquor, lied Monday night. An im «*tlgatioi. de reloped the finding of Paris green in a •art of the whisky that remained in the tattle. ____ A Manlier Strike Threaten#,!. PlTTsiit'KO. I*#.. May 7.- A general strike nvolving the M.ooo coke worker* in the i.nmrilsville region is thr«ateii«d unled# be Trick company resume# ope rat loo* st ta volley work# Th# miners claim that be company has broken the agreement, while th,- operators say th# men bare mg jean filling the wagons A d#ri»i> n In th# matter will bn reached noon The opera lore think a settlement will be reached without a strike. A (Hah on eat Colored (•,.»( iua»ter. Ralxioh. N. May 7.—W ti Arm owing colored, splinted i*>*lmaster at Rocky Mount, N. C., some time ego on the ecoin rn c mist ion of Congressman * heat i*m, wa* caavictad on Thursday last si Newbern# of emhaMhng money* which ame into hi* hands to th# amount of HW. and wa* sentenced to imprisonment n the penitentiary at. Columbus, Ohio, tar three year*. Assaulted sad (lobbed by a Ti snip. Kl KH wi mid, Ilia, May T.—R. J. Adcock. I wealthy farmer living alone a few miles south of here, was murderously assaulted >y a tramp while at work in hi* born He sn* knocked down, tiownd and g*gg*-l md robbed of W*u which he hod on his ye reoil. The thief then ransacked the louse, but foiled to find &.'W0 which was nonces led there Mr. Adcock was badly lurL __ _....... _ Will Well la Original Package*. giot’X City, Iowa, May 7.—May I th# *a-noas bere all cloned pursuant lo an order rom Mayor Palmer Now they are opened ap again and are running will# open The proprietor* say that lf arrested ami fined .hey will eel! in original package* .oily, md they expect to he abl# to carry on heir burin##* in ipil* of the law and pub Ae eentimeat. _______ potable Affair st Knit liners. HALTIMoMC May 7 -The Francis Weott •Cry national bazar, which opened al Ora-*»rto bali Monday night, will be our of the Host notable affairs of the kind ever held ye re. President Harrison has signified his eiUingnesa to attend the tsuuxr cm# even ng and ta-varai other digi'ilarte* (rem th* nit it rial capital are eipretssl Horses III# from M > dropbwbla MARI VILLX. Mo . May 7 Three hor## in this county have dual from bydropbo-no They hod recently tan bitten by a abid dog < rue of the animal* 'lied in th* u<«t fearful agony. It* is ream* of an rill sh rt--cm bled t bowe cf a human tieing The dog i-o' aj'tri \ . rd lr! Against a Wewsgapsr- Biwtok, May 7 The Jury In the Ii hoi uil brought by Broker Jam,-- Burt, of Sew York ag inst Th# Boot on Advertiser whereto the plaintiff sougt to recover ■hoot), brought in a verdict for 91I,M> for he plaintiff nilling the (iayton-Hreekenrtctge Investl-gatlon Judge McClure Mtrlke# Attorney Arti*str,«n*| In th# Fee,' Col. Clay to# Res, h<-« for HU Pistol but Gen. Powell Clay I— Prevent* Him fg»m (sing It— What Caused the Rumpus. LITTIE R<n k. Ark . May 7.—About 'AJO witnesses t»-*tifled l**fore the Ciayton-Hreckenridgv investigation committ#*. Th* majority of them were negus-* and swore they voted for John M (flayton for congress. (toe hundred and ti I teen of them lived in river town* in Woodruff county, lh# remainder in CoUonplaut and Augusta, Woodruff county, and in Howard township. Conway county. The great jut sensation that ever took place In the federal court room in this city occurred about H o’clock in the evening. Mrs. Thomas Hooper had just finished giving I . r evidence iii who Ii site acknowledged that she was acquainted with Sater. when the lion. Carroll Armstrong arose and ad-• dreiwed the committee os follow*: “Mr ChMlrmun: There have tieen some foul charge* against the people of Morrilton and Conway counties by the mouthpiece of Powell Clayton. I desire to enter an *i p'-nrntlTT for the people of CA* way county. - I “Not# that Mr. Armstrong desire# to enter an appearance for Conway county,’’ (ahi Ma) lacey to the stenographer. Struck Artn«lcong In the Pace. “I understand this committee intends to adjourn within a short time after having received testimony here that would cite* a cloud Upon the jieople of Conway rouuty sud retire to the city of Washington for the purpose (rf making their report," continued Armstrong “I think that I* quit# prol•able,’’said Mr. lacey. "I insist that this committee shall sub-[Mena witnesses from the people of Conway county—Bom among the p-"d jsMipU- of Conway county—to refute the charge# that hare lieen made by this infamous and vile •lander." solar hail Mr. Armstrong uttered these words than Judge Mel'lure sprang from hi- seat and struck the Conway minty attorney in the foe*. The court mom w a* [MM'ked, aud every body was on his feet. Order Finally Restored. Col. W ll Clayton reached for hi* pUe ; t, »1 “Hold on, hold on." exclaimed (ow i Powell Clayton, “we don't want any of that.’’ Friends caught hold of Mr. Armstrong, I who was struggling de»|s*rately to get to the judge to recent the blow . “Mop that, right here: stop it." shouted Mr. Breckenridge, “that won’t do." •‘Search him amt see if he I* armed, ried out Col. W. ll. Clayton. “Why don't th# committee arrent him** xc!alm«d Gen. Powell Clayton. “That would pat an end to thl-v" In a moment afterward. Mr. Armstrong wa* led out of th# rom and quiet bl ng restore*I, th# investigation pfsreeded with •ut further interruption ABOLISHING CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. -nmr New %»rh Judges Gt%# Their Opinions ut (he Proposition. New Yowl May T, - The Herald has in erviewed s, verai judges a* to the advt*# hi lit y of abolishing capital punishment. The general opinion of th# hench seem# to ta against the aisdition. Judge Barrett, >f the supreme court, says: “I have not the (lighteet doubt that the abolition of capital punishment would result in multiply ng homicide* to a degree that we have no •ooceptlon of at the present time " Judge Daniel# Ulna!rats# th# ( ase. Judge Cowing, of the general session* Matt, say*; “Capital punishment I believe. im ie ss * great deterrent of murder, awl if It is abolished homicides will in ire#*# to n great extent" Judge Daniels, rf Buffalo, eipre—im similar view*, ami rite* acme of a man who followed hi* victim through several states and Anally murdered him in Wise*instil, where capita) punishment had just been abolish**! He was sentenced to life imprisonment but .Ii# |#*ople were so outraged by his insolent aid audacious crime that they lynched tim. FOR SALE. Eight room Frame House, good Cellar, Cistern, Sink in House. Magnificent river view. Lot 50x120 For $1,250. Splendid Building Loos on Fourth street, as fo* lows, 60x120, $1200; 60x120, $1,000; 63x120, with rock foundation, included* $1,350. Magnificent Stiver View to each lot Thirty acre farm 2 1-2 miles southeast of Brighton, all in cultivation. Four room frame-house, Cellar, Barn, ( og) Granary, Smoke-house* Well, Cistern. Will sell for less than $35 per acre. Money to Loan. I n JIH Belle street Lawn Mowers. * Adjas’ab'e Wood ii yip To Houselteepers. Bane Burners Stored Through the Sieur mer Mont Its. Pins & HAMILL. 315 Bidi© street. A. J. HOWELL DKAUKK IN CARPETS, CURTAINS, OIL CLOTHS, RUGS, Ac. Gen. Th on. sa In 1**1. Kidi(togi», Va, May ?.—A letter from .he late (Sea George II Thomas ha* Iwru ' '••and in the state orehtv#* bere dated New York. March lf. Ital, addressed to 5 Jovernor latcher. 'rf Virginia in which rfi# writer acknowledge# receipt of on "der ; rf the [*<-itl<ifi of chief of ordnance of Virginia if he would resign (rem th# army, and say* “It I* not my wl»h to leave the ■MTW <rf lh# United Stoic* *#• long a* it I is honorable for me to remain in It, mid i therefore no long ae my native (torte (Virginia' remain* in the I nkm it is my pur-Miar to remain In the army, utile*# relocated to wrform duties aliV* repulsive zn honor and humanity.” (Arist* #f » Murderer. Wichita, Kan., May 7 —C. kl. Mila#, toe attorney who killed Dr I*Tl• hard at Coldwater lost We.ln»*sday night, wa* mptured early * outlay morning ten mile* piuth irf the state line, on the (’imarron river Elies refused lo aorrender to the •apt unrig party of fifteen men Thai Ansi la him aud wounded him in Isrfb legs. * heft he gave Up A coutp' I* wa* «eut taw k to Coldwater with the t ear* The > tuner <1#* m knowing aa vt lung atgrnt a ! yodling, hut no on# familiar with the j -are doubt* that Mile* was either I) ich#d mmcdtalely after ha wa* captured or Alii Is-. (trover Ll# vs too J Hwy# Lewi. PL Vue * TM, Mrw., May 7—Two deed* •<tarrying thrre I «« of land (ta Bristow i muff in this town from William ll Brin# iud Hannah ll Brine to Grover Cleveland a .re recorde*! Monday la th# Plymouth jaunty reghrtry. lh* property lie# "ii th# to<>re * Im »iit eight mile*, south of Iriym-nitIi village, in a Is* int rful lo, al ion not ’ar frow the In.- af th*- pMpuMsd Ply rn-ruth ait I Burtxlak railroad Hank GfftrIsl# in Trouble. Phu aMLFIHA, May 7.—Jam#* Iauid has gurnrd "arrant# for th* arrest f I’reri I* sit Cfi .Afer, of tlx Bank of Ac erica, and :,or.< s u, manager of the West Philodelohla bramhirf th# har k, for ta-I sci viol tai (lets oft (ram Ida wh«u they IMW th# honk to be toed vent Th# oo-tUMwl will Ii# arvnlfn#d Friday Our Prices WILL EK FOUND LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles- Than in adv other bouse is Alton In consequence of tho GKK VI' KXTKNT "f our NALKS we are entitled to do Huiionu on a VKKY CLONK MARI*IN and it it a recognized fact that we bandle by far LARGER QUANTITIES (IF GOODS THAN ANV OTHER HOUSE IN THE Cm. iiii r iv a I am now receiving a large and vane I stcx k of Clotbs, in til Ute prevailing abades, for 'vpring Suits, which I am prepared to make up it Ut* Most Fashionable Stvles, GUARANTEEING A Perfect Fit Reasonable Rates and Complete Satisfaction. H. C. G. Montz, 112 Third st. 1st* tin sis d Ut*. Ii W. JOHNH ASBESTOSZHHHnniOOFING FinjD-pnoop. This ie Ui« p#rf« t,4 f<w-n of |t«rw<k> RaaAn* man •■tat sr..! by *• for lh* Citimrt* yew*; I# ■#■#*#< I r s-« o# nm* sr Is* root* •■ aAentaOt##, «*,* ••#••!/ ; ..»•! 11 »askUM*i »■»((»». #nJ cast# #uiy • ■oui tu t a* is * i #^. BK MUB- AS******* O'** ^*tcnpu* ut/TU I)/ luMi, Q id h. V. JOHNS UFS. CO.. 7(0 HI MIO St. Ckicgo. New Vf.rU, a*hllM<l*t|»hla. I Oilton. ^ if II. W- JOH fit* Ler*t-( Psuiu, A*'#stus ItafMrf ■ss t‘tis*ttitnri. fiaiWta* F«Os, A» oui# bueam Cackiaff*. IMhr CussriOgs, «kb VK LA ARKS rob HOI GURD FlOTGff-ROD KiCKIItt RIX UK. ( t SR (CTB WIW. KOR S\LK BV W. ll. WAV3IA.S, Carpenter aud builder. No 1*- V tr3t »t §< Alton, 111, ■Mi MC riff
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