Alton Daily Telegraph, May 8, 1890

Alton Daily Telegraph

May 08, 1890

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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 8, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 29.ALTON, ILL.. THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 8. 1890. NO. 278 oram J. W. Enos' Sanitarium, ALTON, ILL. DR. ENOS announcer that he has established in a building purchased for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the TREATMENT OF ILL CURABLE DISEASES. BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL. Hie experience during many years has convinced him that all diseases oan be manafipd more successfully in an institution of this kind, under the constant supervision of the physician aud with the aid of means not otherwise at command, than when the patients are seen by their medical advisers at intervals of several hours or davs. The position of the SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free ,    exhaustion and had to 9    ■    -    It    is    readily    reached    by    the Second street how    ‘ *•*■«'*>«<»110,1 u* The Burning of the Insane Asylum Near Montreal. DETAILS OF THE AWFUL HOLOCAUST. aesne« of the Wllilril Confusion and ll«»r- run Inrii.wrl!i«li||. Omr W lirn th* AI ar iii iii I lr. h Kminilftl ll»-»|>«-r*tr Att,-ni|-t<i St.,,.i t«. Ii, •M in- the (rasp Inmate* Maniacal Krrcimi Mlcnccd by Falling AV nil*- Scene* and Incident*. MOXTBKAL, May A The great lunatic asylum of the province of Quebec at Longue Ped ut** hurtled Tuesday aud an ap palling nunirir of the unfortunate in mate-j>erishi''I in the lire. Ten miles !*■-| low Montreal a point of land juts into the river. Here lithe village of Lingua Pointe I and ben* wa* the fatuous lunatic asylum. Fifteen miuutea before main the erj of “l ire!" was given. The fire originated In a cuplionni and was the work of a patient. From the const ruction of tbs building there doubt in some mind* auto a bet her it was intended for an asylum or a blast furnace, in any rase it served the latter pttrj>o«* admirably. It was tx distracted of I brick and was DOU feet long, ruuninK back ; from the river half the distance. The J main building occupied the center, and un I each side extended hair wimp *** stories in 1 height. To the east w ere the men’s ward* : and to tike west the women's, making sixty , in all. Iii the rear wert* the engine h-mre ' and laundry aud store rooms, all of which were saved The Alarm of Fire. i At 12 o’clock, while nome of tile inmates were at dinner, there suddenly rang out the cry of Are, The sister in charge of th* “furious" ward had discovered the flames in the central cupola of the build lug. Then there was a scene of panic , which would have bren terrible enough ' aim mg people in their senses, but the bor-1 rom of which were indescribable when the maddened creatures, with the oui)’ sense left them, that of self pn -en ation. broke through all bounds, trample d each other I down in their frantic efforts to »«re»pe. blm ked the passages, -< reamed like the mailuii'n they were, cursed, swore, tore their hair, fought like fiends and at last had fainted aud my brother and Higgins hail to drop me down to the ground iu same way aa we hail been saving the luna tics." Many Maniac* at Large. Hundreds of the maniacs during the first hour* of the conflagration rushed j pell men through the it.-bls, all attempts j to follow them only increasing their dig bk ; The vicinity la horrified by the knowledge that hundreds of these infuriated creatures are secreting themselves in outhouse* j and Intra-, is-to ml the buildings on the wharf, and many of Hie more sane have been discovered in hotels and lodging houses. Every precat tmu bae lien taken to protect them, ami Marching parties have liven organised for the purpose of ' rescuing then. I mil the register can In exaiiiineii, the sick counted, and the missing recovered, wl u h will take two or definite information as to the number who perished can be given. as tile uttuoSt confusion p|vt*Us at pres rat. The building* an* a total ruin, and the loss of property will probably reach £: DEHATE ON TI TARIFF. McKinley the Opens the Ball Republicans. for THE DISCUSSION WILL BE SHORT, ll,UUU. UUU. A ant lier Fire Hreak. Oat.    «•«*»'    •**• At msm Wednesday the laundJy of the crowd there, for the asylum in which IOO |w»tk*nt* were housed during the night took fire. from all noxious influences. cars, and is near the Union Depot.    , The building is large, and arrangement* are aa perfect aa ie ponslble from a knowledge of sanitary science and the requirement* of such an institution. Electricity In mil its forme; Oxygen and its compounds; Baths, Douches, Massage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc.,’ are provided an may be required by patient*, in addition to such other treatment as may be deemed adviaable. A LARGE SOLARIUM ♦ For Sun Baths and exercise in cold and inclement weather, etc., is provided. Each patient Is thoroughly examined by Dr. Enos, and receives lea daily personal attention. HNTow Open FOR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS. For further information addrest Dr. ENOS at the SANITARIUM, corner oI George and Third att., Alton, III. eventually dragged out by the Misters Latest id Beaded Wraps and I BM. Collar and Paniers Latest and Correct Styles in Millinerv Novelties, Latest ii Mins and Gent s Fandangoes —ALSO— Shoes Best and Cheapest - AT THE GLOBE. ALTON, ILL. and attends ids *mne of whom were severely burn"! in their heroic effort* Thin would be a very mild d» ncripthro of what oc< u r red in the wa nil- where there w tis no immediate danger, but iu the violent want no power of description oouhl com* Dear picturing the rn ewe* of horror. The Bight* that were wjtnesMd during the destruct km of the bul Id! tig will uever I*-forgotten by the spectator*. Not until the wall* tumbled were the maniacal Scream* silence*!. Ka Water at Hand. There was no w ater to lie had until Mr Champagne got the Idea of building a dam across a creek that runs through the ground*. Everything available wa* utilized; bed* and bedding were piled Into the bott -rn of the muddy stream until at last a sufficient body of water wa* got Ut supply the fire appliances. But liefore this the whole building was doomed and it deemed Impossible to save anything. First the roof cams down with a sound Uke thunder and went crushing through five stories, carrying with It a living freight of ro i-'.ed humanity and burying the victim* deep In the debris Just Im fore the roof fell in a horrible sp darts wa* presented to the onlooker*, w ho were powt-rleM to assist. At one window next th. great chimney five women were fcanthal!) endeavoring to throw themselves from th' topmost height They clung to the tar* that imprisoned them. Their sc ccm ms w ere heart rending. late Hie Fiery Furnace. Home forced head* and arms and legs through the re leu tie** liars and In their struggles tin nine hopelessly entangled and liica{i*hle of moving one way or another Help wa* Impolitic Several sisters who witnessed the horrifying seem- fainted aitd men groaned aloud. A lick of flame black- j enc! the brick* on the outside of I he window and the next moment th.* whole five seemed ss if they hail t<cen Kit united with coal oil and net on fire. Their clothes were blazing and the hair burned from their head. Another moment and there was a crash. The top of the window had fallen in and nothing wa* visible but a square spare Illuminated by a glaring red, but then wa* no tm re of humanity in that apace They had fallen back into the fiery futni'v aud added five more to the list of the dead. Desperate Hallie with rn Mailman. < One fireman rushed through the flame ami smoke for tbs last tim* lo the endeavor to save a lunatic who seemed to rattier en* Joy than otberv. t«e tbs horrible pyn>te< h* ! Hire that surrounded him without any ap-1 parent idea cd the danger Tbs fireman ! arised him and attempted to carr} him out of the room. Then the maniac, who had seemed |*-a cable ii moment before, I became a demon to free himself. He wanted to stay there and see the last of it, and, with a horrible oath. he Imdftod that his would-be r«wuer should *taj too. It was a matter of life and death, and a fear fbi struggle Im /an The mat.ow wanted death, the fin man Ufa. The rbune* shot up through tie- Boor at one end of the call and slow Iv and steadily the madman was drawing his antagonist toward the pit with th* energy of madrie** I lie struggle could he partially aren from tbs grounds. At last the fireman broke loose and got into the pa*** go way just in time to avoid going down with a portion of the cell that carried away the maniac. •>s*r<t t tflo * Lit, •-Thomas Rourke, engineer of the asylum, acted the (art of a herd, saving fifteen of the women of the furious and infirm wurds. He .-aid that he cut a hole t brough the floor of Hi# veranda and lowered seven or eight patients through it. Hi* twit lier de*• idI to the v. randa ami cut a hole ! through it SO aa to pas* Hie patient., down to Assistant Higgins, ll- dropped the patient* to hi* brother, who 'aught them gild the ti drop's".! then down a mg her fiat I to Higgins, who turned them over to tbs stater* "Mist of the poor creature* wars * more like devil* than women, an I cither fought with u* Ilk" ti, tvs-*-* or * Jung to the bul of the window « like rats,' be said. -It took t Im full st rength of all three of us to move w me of them, and sonic si theta twelve un ii ">uld not have budged. Tim i.m* time we cattie out of the «l «>r the Ai mc •« "ii bcd - •• i.air. As I was about saving rn: wit I noti'wd nullifier* of the poor mast ie thing* who hail previously resisted our strongest efforts to remove them, crowding to the w ind w* and ap- Khng for help in a wad pitiful manner, mid not stand It, and I made a run for t the door. That is the inst I remember inmates w ere being removed when the fire broke out ai d were g< IU ti safely outside. ANDREW CARNEGIE'S PLANS. He Proposes to Knitow a (.tilery of Purely A mer lean Art. Pit rear (to, k! ay I. -Tuesday afternoon the library committee of the city council called upon Andrew Carnegie The matter of equalising representation on the library committee was discussed and satisfactorily adjusted, and he mode an eloquent add rem 'Deeming Ids proposed library Carnegie said that if one of the brat)' ii«*s of the main library building should I* located In the viril ity of the new I Hcheutey park he would add to his original offer a gallery of American art, hi* idea living to erect an elegant hall of large dimension*, to be used entirely ae a gallery for art purely American To maintain this building Carnegie prof***-* to expend not Ii * than AMUXX) annually In the purchase of art works during hi* lifetime. and to provide in his will for an equal amount per annum when he dire This instilutlon Carnegie desire* to lie a per pctual monument to himself. A How Amoeg the hilts. NKW Your, May A—Mr. ArthurC. Moreland, grand secretary of the ll. P. O. of Kfks, who was removed from hi* office as grand secretary by Kxalte<l Gland Kilter Dr hlroon Quinlan, of Chicago, for Intrigue by trying to prevent, by piote-odinr* iu the city of New York, the grand lodge cd tile body of Elk* from meet lug in Cleveland, says he can in 4 be removed, and boa had no notice of such re niovai. lf he bad received such m l ire he would have taken no notice of it Mon day Judge Barrett ireurd an injunction re striduing Moielund from Liking the books, real*, etc , of the order to Cleveland It is beld thai the annual meetings eau take place nowhere exc ept in this city. Anil KslnrXtj Will See Hie Fast of the General inhale ow the Mooted Qnes-ttoa—McKinley and Mills Kxehsnge Courtesies- A Very situ* ( rowel In the Galleries at the Opening of the I Ie ba I • -Capital Miscellany. Wash I no ms OTT, May k McKinley, the ehairiioiii of the ways aigl mean* com* m it tee. wa! cd into the bouse a few min Ute* la-fore noon Wednesday, and liegau to arrange a great pile of legal looking twoka on hi* desk. He carelc rely glanced up toward the galleries, aud a look of *urpriM im be Maw the slim opening of such a great event re the tariff debate usually The bring* out a large quota of those w ho have Confessed His Stealings. NKW York, May a,—The Evening Bun sajrs that William H. Onion, the junior partner of the ocean steamship firm of \\ llliems & Guion, and co-trunlet of William ll Him db, president of the Third Na ti>>naI bank, ha* conferee! that lie took ftn.UOO worth of I Mind-I belonging to the Canadian In-urunoe company, of Toronto, of which Meant*. Booth and lruion were trustees, and applied them to his own UM* The insurance company has begun suit against the co-trustee* to recover #21,UUU, the amount loaned by a city liank to Mr Guion on the securities A Fugitive froes Justice. PRILX! ILPItlA, May S. Real estate agent A Ellw ood I kneader, who coo-din ted a flourishing business at FA) Walnut *tre«-L is a AiXiiive from jusri" He is charged wlrh the embezzlement of fund* entrusted to him U> In vast The amount is variously estimated at from IM'(MI to fTS.U»» A sherlfT* capias for his arrest Is in the hands of private detect I vs*, who think they will soon get their man. His victims are mainly of the poorer ( lass. lancaater. who u* NI years of age, left a wife and four children in almost destitute circumstance*. Hrgaatstag a Peeper Trust. lhn(T<>N, Amy 8.--A Cleveland, O.. special report* that a syndicate of men connected with the American St raw! ward company, or Strawhoard trust, re It is called, Is on the outlook for ail av al laid* mills manufacturing straw wrapping paper. Their plan, it i* said. Is to form a company with a capital of K'®*,OUO and run the wrapping (taper Industry on a line similar to that adopted in regard to st rsw-lnianl This syndicate is understood to hare option* on seventy-one of the eight-three concern* engaged In the production ai this paper. IHs**ter tm tbs (tall. A IAR NTG VQ, Pm, May A—At Ais o’clock in th# morning a New Jersey Oui rn! ex- Enstrain run into the lasbigh Valley _ ew York pwwenger train at the grade creasing on I'ni >n street, this city Two ofthefiehigb Valley passenger car* and the engine of the New Jersey Central train were thrown on their ski**. A young lad) Emma Hall, of Ithica, pa*Meuger in the Lehigh Valley train, wre killed aud five or dx other* injured, but not seriously. _    _________ First.. af Work for Carpenter*. CHH" AUO, Ilia, Mays.—Up to 3 o'clock Weduced*) afternoon there had been ap-plication* from boss carpenter* and build tug cot nu tor- for more than A-**) men to work un der the agreement reached by the arbitre ton lowed. Among the appli-caiit* were many member# of the old >{ inter Carpenters* a* re od ion. who took advantage of the tenns of rettlenient with the striker* to sign the new contract and secure men. ( out< ult>oi of r«wl«Mi'« (ie rh*. NKW YOUK. May t A convention of the chief clerk* of tin* railway service of the se. .md dis idoo. <-• nap'wing th-* supervisory Staff of "Uperinteiidrut Ja* ksoll of New Yolk, wre twguu Tu.-*l#y morning in the )•"-(. flbe building The ob>-,t of tnt <-rn Mullion is to lonqmrs views and Hogg' -IIon* a- to the Iswil in* ut* of effect-lugfmtherimprovement* in the pr»-*eut 'list rd.un-.n ig mails in transit. Ho- *ht tb* Kattre Ian*. Atlanta, GIMay i. John ll. Inman, of New Y' rh, has bought the entire new ifsui of J , per <*iit Georgia state G-nda, the amount 'utid therefor is- fig ll DOO,* ara. Sui* Me of a 1S-Ie*r-OM H*.». Cur!•*ok, It. HL, May * ~ Eddie, th* lRyear obl son of Frau* Scribner, of Hillsboro, hanged hi Bise if- Ute - nose of the leisure enough and di- position to take an inter,- t in the nil important question of tariff revision W lieu the deb-Ueouthe Mills UU began, there wre a groat crash tor seats. The chaplain's preyer nod the re ding of the joiirt at ronsutmsl only a few minutes. Then M Finley moved that the hoiwe go into committee of the whole, for the consideration id tis- tariff bill. In ntakiug this motion, he said that he would endeavor to close genera! del tie Saturday eveuing. Kemonatrsled in Vain. Mills of Texas thought the time fixed waa too short. Two years ago the Demo erat* conceded twenty three days for de lade, and be remonstrated agaii-st the short time now prep. are I McKinley’s motion was agreed to, and the house weut into committee of the whole, Pnywm of Illinois in the chair, tin motion of Mills the committee grail tell to McKinley the privilege of H|M-aking without limit, end un mothm of McKinley a like courtesy wen grunted to Mills When McKinley began hie speech, nearly every mein I sr was in his seat, but tis re was still a slim attendance In the galleries Mr. .McKtale) Brains McKinley saki that in the last political carny sign tin- tariff ha*! been the absorV tug question Is-furv the people, and It seemed to him that no extended discus skill of this groat principle WAS expect**! or required, under exist mg conditions, fur lf an) one thing was settled by the polit! cal contest of I HH* It was that the preU* Hon policy as promulgated by the Kepub Ik an parly iii Ila plat form. »"• maintained by the Hepul Ik-ati j*arty through a long Betire of )e.ii>, aboil Id b.» set nrol in aa) Ic;    w l.icti was to be had by a eon >.i« w* • h«-en In this great e< ut**--i and on tin- mastering irene. He int' r pre ted th* rh tory to ti iran, he iuu-rpreted the majority In the house to mean, he iuteri^fcteil the tnciimtwucy of the : pn-mdeney by the jin-»t nt chief ex.-* utlve t*> mean that a revision of the tariff wa* dei;laude*I bv the people, Slid that that ri-ioa should be along the line ami la full recognition of the principle and purpose* of pc (eel iou. I Appl* is**. J Krilurtlon ut Ini*nisi Tasatlnn. The hill reported to th*- hf»tw* w as a thor "Ugh anMwer to the 'bunun-1 of the (isople ; The bill had not als dished the internal revenue tax, because that aboil ti'in was not necessary to preserve the pro tet tion system If the eommKtee reonm im* od a t ion* as to the internal revenue law should la- agreed t<>, internal taxation would lie reduced s little more than EIO, tx si, UUU. The re- otiiui'-ndation* of the com mltteo that im|sirte<l articlsa bear a mark indicating the country in which they w unmanufactured, wre base*! on the practice of many touutrim which r«*pk*d <mr lieei know n brands and sold them in (MBI petition with the home made product ’lite coni iii 11 tee also nKommended that the government should retain only per cent, instead of IO per cent, of the duty paid en the raw material which was reexported in manufactured form This gave the peoplr of the Cuit'd 8taUs* practienlly free raw material fdr lh* ex port trade Thbi pnirialon itispoaed of th* Ik-mocratk'argument that if Hie inarm fact n re re hail free raw material they could ; com)M-te in the market* of t he world. A (jars! I'.A frow springer. Spring'-! of Iltluols asked lf this provision amdied to wool McKinley replied that it applied to everything. McKinley said that the re-er lion of the minority that the MU would not reduce the revenue*, wre misleading The instwnt duties w ere tncreaaed to a fair I protective (stint, that tnstaut Hie Inqiort* I vhi* diminished and the revenues com* Mpoociingly ditninisheil. He said if th*-Mil should la-eoiue a law the revenues of the government would be reduced |nu,i»KV (Xii to kW,«ni.(XXt Mi Klnley then explained th*- more Important provision* of the Mil at length. He finished his speech at 2 AY ami*! great applause, aud Mills took the flour in Iwhalf cf the rn i bori tv FOR SALE. Eight room Frame House, good Cellar, Cistern, Sink in House. Magnificent river view. Lot 50x120 For $1,250, Splendid Building Lots on Fourth street, as follows, 60x120, $1200; 60x120. $1,000; 63x120, with rock foundation, included. $1,350. Magnificent River View to each lot Thirty acre farm 2 1-2 miles southeast of Brighton, all in cultivation. Four room frame-house, Cellar, Barn, Cog) Granarv, Smoke-house. Well, Cistern. Will sell for loss than $35 per acre, Money to Loan. Dorsey k Mal, H Belle street. Lawn Mowers. To Housek.eepers. Bush Burners Stored Through the Summer Months* Pins & HAMILL. 315 Botto street. A. J. HOWELL DKALEK IN CARPETS, CURTAINS, CLOTHS, RUGS, Ac. OIL Our Prices WILL BK FOUND LOWER--Considering Qualities and Styles- Th hi ta adv "'her housj in Alton. In consequence of the (.REIT EXTENT of our SALES we are enabled to do BusUmw m i VERY CLOSE MARGIN aud ti ll • recognized fact that we bandle by far LARGER QUANTITIES OF GOODS THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE CJT!. CAPITAL CITY NEWS NOTE®. * I'*-"**-r*l lag* Im the Boti st*. W ash I soToJt CITY', May A The Military academy and Urn army appropriation bills were reported to the senate. The ■enate passel the house Mil auth-'rising the re*-retary of war to return to t%dorado re.-Uncut* the lait tie flags carried by them during >he rv's-llkm; also the house bill to amend the act lo divide the state of Mire I ■cirl Kit*' two judicial district# The senate then too* up the Mil to transfer the revenue marine Krvk-* frum the treasury i to the navy department, which w«a dire en*m-"I until 2o'clock, when Hi*- diver MU wa* taken up as the unfinished business Gen, RimrrMi'l I>»Mghtsr Married. WAsnfneVO* CWI, May h —The marriage of Miss Idly Bowen****, daughter of Gen. Rosser*na, to Governor Tool. *if Montana. was quietly solrtn ai ie. I at the parsonage ut St- Matthew** (bureb at ll o’cl'K k VS e*l ii'"Mi a#    The wedding w private, with only Goo Row runs *.nd few Iiiii".alc friend* of the bride present. Th# g< >ssrnor and Ida wife left tit* city for atwo weeks’ sojourn at tho seashore and I «. then go I'- ti so i I* me in Montana Si sal Re j. re**, als! ton Ie I'sagrsee. Wjwiimtiii ClW, May K—A well allen led meeting of dhttrict people was beld a! ti. A It halt, at w hich tl*e »ubjacSUf ref r*- rat it I rn In tw frees wre dierasnsd and it* i< • -ai. IMr, Key Ira rn, president at J th* (fit;    -- -oi'.puttee of iou, announced that a ill h **i !■•* *1 framed by th* committee wi i !i would soon lo presented In congn-I* i t pvt- the people of Washington ■■fee**-ic ai t'»u in congress a senator and a rq iti- nt,.Ii c li.oscy, a 13 year - iu boy, ated IHI I i'll I TU I am now receiving; a large aud varied stock of Clotks, in all ILc prevailing shades, for Spring Suits, which I am prepared to make ap in the JVI ost F'a.sliionable Styles, GUARANTEEING Perfect Fit, Reasonable Rates Complete and Satisfaction. :;H.C. G. Moritz. 112 Third st. sr r^-rer. a.* ^r. I Miff1--!-*- -I MEW.    xx.    w. JomvB’ ASBESTOSI^iiEROOFING FinB-rnooF. Th! is lbs pert' ' ted In*- <»f Pwrtibia looflnx mas-ifsctired Im a* be tbs wren tun,- year*, I - **1*1-0-I for u-son strep or Bu root* in ut r llanos*, tm Is«re ly *pp i*d I jr uii#*U4»t SKM-kmt a. c l costs saly *U»at kail as are a M nu .- isyiM asg uMfiptk* pne» lot/rn by *uM. H. V/. JOHNS MFB. CO., RO i 24? Raadc ph St., Ckicaci. Mew % orti. i»li||.*ftel|»hla. I ondon. Fol# M*nu fret HW r» rf ll. W. JUHXt' L'tpd-l rents, A.bsstos fiw-hwf Sr Is okestbtli.' •» k‘-,1'l*Ai| Fsil*. .* * sstss lUsstu Pasklaga fv-loir ' <<*•• n. *. sic. WIA Atta »TO* .MOV LOCO PIITOMMN) HXDKIXB Kl HOB. CA all ■’IM. «m KOR SALK BY vMiiti ., * uyear-cju boy,aion    »«.    .    .    . t&SZiiSStJa&JSZ " 11 ■ WAYM AN, Carpenter and Builder. No. 18, First st,, Altou, 111, •lesday •tie ttnoking. ;