Alton Daily Telegraph, May 9, 1890

Alton Daily Telegraph

May 09, 1890

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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 9, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 29.ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY EVENING. MAY 9. 1890. NO. 279 The Chenango County, N. Y., Poor House Destroyed. dentally (Uncharged. Tile t*«!I M-ruck 1 the Ititv. lirwn In the forehead killing him ii.-t mtly. Itmnrt* wj that Martin Orwn ha-* attempted iukil«, and ta only re-attained by Wing chicly watched. The brot here were devoted to each other. it nm IAI 41) rn J. W. Enos' Sanitarium, ALTON, ILL. DR. ENOS announces that he has eat abl tatted in a building purchased for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the TREATMENT OF ALL CURABLE DISEASES,! BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL. T*. OVER A SCORE OF PEOPLE PERISH. ■XKK The lllaaiti i ( uu«i >1 by * Wnmmi In the Idiot Ward Putt lim a U||Htnl S*t |»«- In lier I'iM'krt I mini v l*r*»ftle Alarmed Over the I .« ,m >• cf Nome af the Luna- | tic* —The 11 et I in i «»f the Lwkim Pointe Horror Blow Thought t.» Bi millier ISO. Norwich, N. V’., May » The Chenango county poor bouw deatrojred by fire at midnight^day night aud many people perished The fin’ atartn'. in the Intuit* ward of the poorhouse institution ami spread rapidly. AU of the wards wen* crowded with patient* and a acone of confusion and {amic followed. The keepers, nurse* and attendants worked wit h a will, and after much difficulty succeeded in removing many of the unfortunates. The building and a large liarn were completely destroyed, together with their content*. The I. *-<•* will a :• gragate $®,()00, on which there is an insurance of 111,hup One hundred and twenty five paupers and insane persons were confined in tile building when it caught fire, and as there are no lire facilities in th® place, the flames spread rapidly without tieing checked. No effort# wen* made to save the buildings and all attention was paid to removing the inmates Probably Yuc-iity-Ftve Victims. Many of the Inmate* of the poor house wen* injured, both of the insane and the paupers, some severely. It bi reported that some of th# officials are ann gig the injured. Then* la natural apprehension mony the county people w ho fear Vinita from the escaped lunation. Iratest report# state that the number of person# who perished In the flame# will probably n*»ch tw.-ntv-fiv*. The fire is said to have been caused by a woman in the idiot wanl, who, after smoking a pi [a*, placed it in her pocket Is’fort* it wa#entirely extinguished. Killed by rn Gloat. Com'OR®, N. II., May 9.—Kutiort Osborn, of St. John, N. B., unmarrleil, wa# killed, and Frank Smith was badly lilnrel. while exploding a blast at IL.ttlevuukc tiiil granite quarry hew Tuesday The aide of lh boro s head and one of hi# banda were blown off.    ____ Killed by Fire Damp. Mahanoy Pl tit*. Pa . May ti.—John I). Davis, fin is is*, and William Morgan, a miner, were found dead bo aute of tin* damp in the milles ut the Gilberton col lier) IN A PITIABLE PLIGHT. Sad KfTeet# of rn Young Mim'i Desperate Struggle with Burglars. BloominoTon, Ilia., May 9.—At 5 o'clock in the morning, when Hujierintendent T. M. Hate#, of the Chicago and Alton, on going down stairs from his liod-room, entered the room of hts son Frank, adjoin ing the hall, he found the latter lying fat i* < ii i WU ward on the ft*»or ip Ida night clothes, uncoil -clous, gagged with two towel# tied tightly atsiut his head, and a towel tied about his wrist#. Ile wa# about thus* feet from hi# bed, ami had evidently lieeii gagged and pinioned while in bed. The condition of things in the room indicated that it had lawn rob!aal, though nothing ha* yet i>een missed Voting Hates is yet unconscious and there is great danger of death. Me rave# continually about two burglar# and a fearful struggle. He had Just returned front the Mot Sjiring#, w here he w a# seeking relief from Russian influenza, from which he had lawn suffering ainee Christmas. Mi* laxly shows marks of a desperate fight with hi# assailant#. The Debate on the Tariff in the House. Bill DOCKERY AND BURROWS SPEAK. can wisest1 coni'mand, than when tile patient* are seen by their medical adviser* at interval# of several hours or dave. The position of the SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free (rom all noxious influences. It is readily reached by the Second street horse oars, and is near the Union Depot. The building Is large, and arrangement* are as perfect as is possible from a knowledge of sanitary science and the requirement* of such au institution. Electricity in all it* forms; Oxygen and its compounds; Baths, Douches, Massage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided a* may be required by patients, in addition to such other treatment a* 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. Enos, and receives his daily personal attention. Now Open FOR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS. For further information address Or. ENOS at the S^NITARIvfl, corner of George and Third its., Alton, III. KOMP of the Dead. The nnme* of the dead so far discovered ars: Sa rub Mill#, Sarah Gallagher, Sarah Hailey, I .aura Grey, Deli* Benedict, Deborah IM bbl®, Mary Ann IM bide. Lucy Warren, Amelia Atwood. At h ast forty others are unaccounted for, but it I* lw-lieved that moat of the missing are either tai the nelghhoorhood or in some part of the county. The superintendent of the poor ha# telegraghed to the chairman cf the state board of charities to isaue a special order for an immediate transfer af the insane to tin state institutions. THE LONGUE POINTE HORROR. Now Latest Latest ta Beaded Wraps and Capes. I Black. Cottar and Paaiers Latest and Correct Styles in MiUinerv Novelties, Latest ii Clotbim ail Gelts - ALBO- Shoes Best and Cheapest AT THE GLOBE. ALTON, ILI i. Believed That IMI of the Inmate* Were Boasted Att va. Ijoxoik POINTE, Que., May#.—Aa the full detail# <4 the Ixmgue pointe asylum (Ira hts onte known the horror I# intensified, and the per-..© I# derided who assert# that the number of dead doe* not exceed sixty. It I* known by the last re|*>rt to the Quebec government that there were 1,780 Inmate* instead of 1,300; and this much la attain, that no one will ever know the auntlier of victim#. From collateral information it mu*t be that then are MO dead. The only name* of the dead that can ♦#* procured up t<*thia time are Mia* grutten and Mis# Thiriault, of Montreal; two oater* Gravel, Slider Boutellier. Slater Lu im ne, Sl*ter Victoria Mc N ic hob, and Slater I .nimin* of the Sacred Heart convent. *j iii (lathy for the Water#. The last named wa# rn patient in the vto-lent ward. Tile only tither patient*’ obtainable are Mr*. Kelly, Montreal; Mr*. William#, Halifax; Bridget Mai ne, Mon-tiwal, and Mrs. lattoumay, Mni*on#uve, Que While much sympathy I# felt and ox pressed for the alatern, their met hods of administration excite only Indignation. The Quebec government allows them tit® for each patient and in the seventeen year# this ba# i#*en grant**! they have paid for their farm and all debt# of the c ommunity. Th# Financially. The lo** financially is placed as high a* ll,SOH,(JOO, with insurance of PUO.OUO The coneen** and place# of refuge around the ns> lum are crowded w ith anxious seekers for loet friend*, but the nun# can give no information Dr. Duquet assert# that th* supposition ta not oovtact that ail the men w ere wived, as woe peri#he«l. Disaster (*umhI by Ka. lug. I )as Bf HY, Conn., May vt—Eugene Bun-ten news agent ai the Housatonic railroad, wit* killed in a collision which occurred while two train# were racing near this city. The New York and New Hug J-.,/* (pill tile Housatonic Deck# run jwiral lei for atune distance east of Danbury'. The train- left the New England sud Housatonic station# at the aam*- time They were abreast and both running at a hi^h rate of ape**! when the engineer ai the Housatonic train discovered a car ti jam the track ahead, and partly on a nidiug. Before he < oui I stop hi# train the laecOMh tive (truck the car. The force of tie* collision threw Buuten loth* desand th* Is.g gHg** .-ar, an*! th.* floor dosed on iii* head, crushing hi# skull, and killing him instantly Two cf the trainmen were badly , injured, ami the train wa* badly wrecked. —— Terrible H ul k et aa Ki|>I<mI»s. Wklmxgt<.x, Kan., May 9.—Juat a# a freight train on th# Atchison, Topeka and Bauta Fe railway wa# crossing a #»nall bridge a few mite" east of till# pla<e the I engine boiler exploded. John Ma* k, of j Chanute, the engineer, w a# entailed and I acnlded to death. The fireman wits Maid ad and mangled Ilia recovery I* doubt ful The force of the explosion destroyed the bridge, and #ixt<*«n car# of cattle were precipitated Into the creek, fifteen feet below.    ______ flop Kitted by a Head Wide. DK# Mum-, la., May a. Jon*# Russell, age*! Kl, and < Tarern «• Ilickox, agt*! 17, East aide boy*, went fishing Monday evening intending to camp out Their Decile* were found Wednesday morning under several feet of saiwl. at I »**ep Rock spring, Isdow the city Hi# supposed they took ref uge in a ..ive, and th** roof fell in on them    ________ Aecidial*!!; Kitted Hi* Brattier. Lnm. Hts ii, Ark-, May J New# of the tragic il. oth of the Rev (.. *rge Vf Greene, a leading mtMBibtr of the Arhat ems * • ufo* cnee of the Methodist hp * oj a1 chn. ch. %1 hi# bom# in Salims county, reach#.; beng Martin Given, a brother of the deocaned, was handling a pistol, which wa# aod- A Base Ball Xcmitla*. CH IC AUO, May if.—A sensation is brew > ing in the lame ball world. Th# Pittsburg National league dub ha# reached bait rock, and unless it receive# assistance from some of the stronger sisters will sink within two weeks Htreouou# effort# are now being made to sell the club franchise or transfer it to a*-me other city. Bait! more ha# been asked to *00*01 blate it* Atlantic a##« adat ion team with the Ga# City dub and play out the latter’# schedule in the league As yet no arrangement lias been effected, and if file deal fall# through, it is hinted that the Pit tabor get# will I* transferred b"g *ttd h#£t'o,je to cither bt. Lout# or lndiaua;>oh.v Funeral af Senator Beek. I.K.vIN'iT**s, K>\, May t,—The dty wa# full of I leo p ie Thursday to attend tile laid rib** over th* remain# of S. n»l*»i James IS. Beek. The liar meeting adopted a snit able set of resolution# aud adjourned to attend the funeral in a lady. As ear.y a-ll o’clock Hie First Presbyterian church began to flit with visitor#, At 111*9 o’clock tin* council and city and county official* formed in a line and marched tog lie diurch. The service* v ere verv short and simple, consisting of prayer# and tinging in accordance with the withe# iif tlie deceased, The remain* were then taken to the cemetery and interred. Horrible Wanter la Tea**. I’rTS am, Tex., May 9.—Edgar Platt, a wealthy and prominent citlaen ai tbi* city, Wednesday went to his ranch, all milt* from Putnam, to superintend nom# improvements. Thur day morning his dead body wa* found in a well, George Ferguson, hi* tetuint, Is missing, toget her with bi# pereoual effect# and swiftest horse Plait wa# «h.»t in the lan k while fwd cep iu lied. A rope wa# then tied alsiut hi# neck and hi# b»*iy dragge«l to the well, where It was found. Th# country I# tieing scoured for Ferguson. The Clayton-Breckinridge Case. Little Ko ii, May •.—In the Clayton Breckinridge Investigation Wedneeilay K. A. Hooper, brother of the late Thomas Hookier, te#tlfl#*l that hi# father wa* killed by Powell Clayton’# militia ou flee. 6, It#®. Me never knew what hi# father was arrested for. Mi# father wa# tied to s horse. and while the militia was raking him to I igmtaville they shot him to death No one wa# ever punished for the mn citer lie declared Dial at no time during the month of January, l**w, did he #ee hi# brother. (Hi Governor Boles* staff. I ll IIBPX NHY WK. Iowa, May ll.—E C. Has ner. of thi# city. ha# been mad* a member of Governor Holes'staff with the position of inspector general of the Iowa National guard In the late war Gen liaaner wa* a member of tile Eighth New York cavalry. a regiment in Custer s division, Sheridan's Cavalry coria. Hi# regiment re reived the flag of truce at the surrender of law at App-matox In lil7rt he organ teed Company IL, I. N. ti,, at thi# place aud wa# it# first lieutenant. pirM* ii with tb# Emperor*# Spark. Vies EA, May ».-The pre## of Austria and Hungary I# very much gratified with the pacific tenor of the speech with which the Emjieror William opened the reich*-tag. The solicitude expressed by the em |s>ror for the welfare ai German workmen. it considers, strengthens the lniern#l ait ministration of the empire, while in the maintained st-eng’h of th* army it recognizes a promise of th* continuance of external peace.    __ Meeting at Withouts! Bishop#. KEW YOUK, May 9,—The bishop* of the Method int Episcopal church met Wert ne# day afternoon at the room# of the Metho di«t Mi«#»onary soc iety Bishop Thomas Bowman, of St Isnt!* presided, and Bishop F. G. Andrews acted a# secretary. The object of the conference I# to fix the ear iou# dal*** for the district entifHunoM which arc to take place in the fall, and to apportion the work among themselve*. Found Guilty at Killing liar Wa*. Moi m Holly, N. J . Ma) 9 —The jury la the Van ', rg. lft ca*# hsa tv ndervd a verdict of guilty, os charged in tho in dktment Mr-* Vandergrift wa* charged with attempting to |e.i*on her sou in order w* uie the heavy Insurance <« hi# life    ___________________ The Hay la Karawrage Gel are. Bt -Urn»PU. Mo., M*y 9.-Tnnily ll Trice, th# ex-< «>ll»‘< tor who wa* found by the canty court to Im* ti4,(mi short in hi* account*, ho# compromised the matter by paying Into the count) treasury t-MMi- Wilt. Itir at rn " Drum mer.** CH ic ai J*. May » William OotrMd, a comme rd a1 traveler win- lived with bl# wife and ci.ilureii al JR Hall street, rom rn it t et i sui. nU* tty shooting himself through the head. A Brief Hyaopsi* af Their Bi-msrke- The Ornate Debate* the C’!a»*llteatltm of Worsted Clo lh* Predtdent Harrison Nwailnates aa Indiana Man for Governor of /kklahoniH lither alate OSt-etals Noiutnatad The New Cruiser. VV WMS., mix City, Ma) 9 The hon* went Into committee of the whole Thursday im mediately after the journal had lawn lea.I, and resumed consideration of the tariff bill, Dockery of Missouri being the first speaker. He declared that the surplus in the treasury wa# only au incidental burden, the oppressive burden wa* heavy tat ion. lie favored theenlargement of tile market# of the world for sgrtcul turai producer# and the unshackling of life’# daily need* from unnecessary and paralyzing taxation Mc add the farmer* were not benefited by the pn st-nt tariff, and ridiculed tile idea thai any increase of duty ujton wheat and com worth! bcucflt them Me f*vore«l fn* w<s>i nod a reduction of duty upon manufacturad product#. Remarks by Harrows. Burrow# of Michigan declared that “it is a theory and not a condition that confronts ii*." There could he no condition of the treasury that legislation could uot remove. The Democrat ic i»«rt,v favored a tariff for revenue; the Republican party favored a tariff for revenue and protection. A tariff for revenue only wa# a step toward free trode, and tho Republican party wa# against it. In the Hi-nste. Tin- senate took up house bill providing for Dh- classification of worsted cloths, and delated it as length. At 2 o’clock the sen ate agreed by unanimous commot to consider (be worsted IJH to a conclusion; to take up the appropriation loll** when the worsted 1*111 l« 'Hit .J the way and to make the silver UH the unfinished business for Monday next at 9 o'clock The senate passed without amendment the UU for the classification of worsted goods as wisilens I he vote wa* a party ode. yes# .ti, nays JU The UU now goes to th** president The pension appropriation UU amu. then taken up. CAPITAL CITY CULLINGS. The ha*)- llepsrtiueut l*lease«l with the hew Cruiser I’litlsdelphlo. Wash I XU Tog cm", May w. At Iii** navy de|Mirtu)eat there ta great git-*- at the per formant, of the cruiser Philadelphia, wi.ich >to a preliminary trial steamed at the rate ti twrnty-on.- knot#, and im a (line hours and a half run sc*wed sixty-five kl lot# But this exuberance is rather chastened by the reflection that the high speed will odd something like M<', Dill to the onst of the vessel- The contract with Iii# ('ramp# calls for a nineteen knot speed and a premium from the govern ment of lev**® for every quarter knot ad ditional As the ship exceeded the limit by two knob*, the l’-r*mp* will get a snug little aum In addition to their ordinary profit    _______ The President May Come West. VV AGG XQTox City, May W.~It is not un likely that President Harrison and bls family will take * western trip during the coming July. He has received a very fl*t teeing invitation to attend the great con f* of the National Educational a##o I elation, which will he held in Bt Baul in that month, and it is understood that he Is decide I if favorable to accepting if jmb I lie duties will permit of hi* leaving Wash-, I ag ton tat ■ couple of weeks. Similar in citations have also txwu given to each mem tar of the cab! aet. and Postmaster General Wanamaker ha- already given * promise to attend, unless unforseen obstacle# present themselves. 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. tfiuniificeiit River View to each lot Thirty acre farm 2 1-2 miles southeast of Brighton, all in cultivation. Four room frame-house, Cellar, Barn, Fog) Granarv, Smoke-house* Well, Cistern. Will sell for less than $35 per acre. Money to Eioan. Horsy k Mal, I Bi street. Lawn Mowers. To Houselteepers, Has.* lliirnei'K|Storcd Through the Sum-mer Months. PITTS! & HAMILL, 315 Belie street. A. J. HOWELL DEALER IN Oklahoma (Burials N’smi«mI. WASKI KOTO* CITY, May 9,—1The president has sent to the (amate the following nomination# F<ir the territory of Okl# horn* < .corge W Hi cele, of Indiana, gov amor. Hubert Martin, o# Oklahoma, secretary; kklward B. Green, of liiimds. chief Justice supreme court; A J Heay, of Mi# Houri, aud J. ti. l’l*rk, of Wisconsin, asse* elate justkmz; W. It. I.urty, of Virginia. United >4ates marshal. Horace Hpeed, of Oklalioiua, United BtaUw attorney, Tunnel Under the Betrail Uiver. Wash BO ire tx ('ITY, May 9. -Th# #ecre-tary of war has sent bt the house the report of the Istard which examined into the question of the practicaMlity of tunneling for r*ilr.sni purjssic# under the Detroit river. The rejstrt fiucl# that the construction of the tunnel would is* entirely practicable, and it# greatly preferable to the I .ridge or ferry system which interfere# with navigation After Many Year*. NYW York, May U.—It I# Maxi that an old indictment for manslaughter at Ottawa, Ills , ta to he brought up agaiuet Lady Franca# ' 'ooh, of Ixmdna, formerly Tennle C. t laflln Rh# is charge.I with having caused the death of Helwcca Howe by placing poisonous drugs upon a tumor. The-charge dates back twenty-tax year#, but os grave as the . barge wa* no attempt wa# ever made in all thai time br rail the accused to account. lowly Cook says the a bole affair ta a bloc k mail tug scheme Aa Iowa Kapress Odic* Robbed. M AKOX ClTT, Iowa, May A* A private dtaptttch wa# received bere Thursday m«r tug stating (hat the An.ericsn Rx-prt-<«- company's office at Hartley, Iowa, wa# broken into and considerable money and valuable property (tote* The agent b Ronco E. Cumming- It ta impmMible lo get further jsirticuiars at present. Professor Hart Gees ta (arwell. It«A4 A, N. Y . May 9—James .Morgan Hart. professor of modi ru languages at the Univ *rtaty of Cincinnati, ha* be en appointed loth# < hair of rhetoric aud English philology recently eatabltahed at Cbr Dell university. I IiI. sk>> Walters cm Strike. Chic ai.«, May 9.- Tile entire fore# of | color..! waiter# at Kinsley's restaurant We n: out on strik' at noon Iwcause of the refu-el id the proprietors of the demand* of the CuUnaiy alliance for au imtvase in wage*..    ................ Richard 4 raker Much Better. W ta# HA PKX, M -y 9—Mr. Hi- * d t>oker has #t» far ix-oovtrcd from iii# rot rtaapoe that hi# physician# permit, A hi# leaving hi# room and taking outdoor ex ercise. CARPETS, CURTAINS, OIL CLOTHS, RUGS, &c. Our Prices WILL HE FOUND LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles-* Thau in any other house in Alton. In consequence of the LUKAT EXTENT of our SALES we art* entbled to do llusinraa od a VERY CLOSE MARGIN and it is a rot-ognixod fact that we handle by far LA RUER QUANTITIES OF GOODS THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN THE CITY. SPRIGG SRX I am now receiving a large and varied stock of Cloth*, iu all Hie prevailing shade*, for spring Suits, which I am prepared to make up in the Most Kasliionable Stvles, GUARANTEEING A Perfect Fit    . Reasonable Rates Complete H. C. G. Moritz. 112 Third st. II. -VV. JOHN8^ ASB£ST0S^±H=iiER00FING and Satisfaction. c-U.d 1«# FinEPnooF. as na. •'«*#<***    k**-*    M/W    it H. w. JOHNS MFD. CO- 140 & ?4?Rinhlfl St.. Cnicin. New Yurk. i»hiliMte»pt»tu. i.outaon. , V • , • tor. retd I*. IV. J« -fin*’ I-qui.* PotetO, A* »te» rtre-P»uef «IbU Kh*#tMai#, I'dkliRf Felt#, A .MMCK.4U,iVki.(!«,i) >r< urii jxig.    ________ VClg ARKIfoX Mill LDED PI«T4»*-HOO PACtatXtt UIXBI. CAXK*T«. WETO. FOR S VLK BY W. ii: WAYMAN, Carpent- and Builder. No, IS, First st,j Alton, Ut, ;