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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 17, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                 by a Train Hundreds.  BAILY TELEGRAPH.  in Sight  Dr. J. W. Enos’ Sanitarium,  ALTON, II.T^.  DR. ENOS announces that he ha* established In a building purchased for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the  TREATMENT OF ALL CDRABLE DISEASES.  BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL.  Hts experience during many years has convinced him that all diseases can be managed more successfully in an institution of this kind. under the constant supervision of the physician and with the ald of means not otherwise at command, than when the patients are seen by their medical advisers at Intervals of several hours or dave.  The position of Ute SANITARIUM is high, and the surrounding are free from all noxious influences. It is readily reached by the Second street horse ours, 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 its forms; Oxygen and it* compounds; Baths, Douches, Massage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided as may be required by patients, in addition to such other treatment ae may be deemed advisable.’  A LARGE SOLARIUM  For Sun Baths and exercise in cold and inclement weather, eto., ie provided, Each patient is thoroughly examined by Dr. Enos, aud receives his daily personal attention.  Now Open  FOR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS.  For further information addrest Dr. ENOS at the SANITARIA, corner of George and Third att., Alton. III.  GLOBE  Guarantees Prices.  ACCIDENT AT CHICAGO.  Otto MKI ll •'rutmu I torts, Haunting Van-fu.nl un n Hallway Truth Ar* St rn ck SIMI In-1,,..IR Killed by a Rapidly Muring Train I a* Hrad at On* of th* Hoy* ( ouiplt-trly Savored from th* Itody—Other fM Ti Tying Arride*!*. Clin aqo, Juoe IT.-—-Two boys, aged IS sud 15 TMM, iwjMH'tiveljr, were instantly bilk'd Munday afternoon by an Illinois Central suburban train on the lake frout, Hear the foot of Harrison street, They were Otto arni Herman Berta, sons of Martin Berta, a blacksmith at ll* Wast liars iron street, i hey had been playing on the grafts in the p i rh during the afternoon and started for the pier to see the men fish. When they reached the track they saw an in bound Bhoots Central train approaching, and both hesitated as to whether they should turn back or continue their way: The longer they waited the more undecided they became as to which course to pursue. One pulled one way and the other objected and tried to persuade his brother to do his bidding. The engineer saw the boys, and, accord-lug to an eye-witness, blew the whistle. This, instead of warning the boys, only added to their fright, and they'became spell bound with fear aud unable to rn ova  Witnessed by Hundreds.  The train struck and killed them instant ly. Herman was thrown several feet and left at the side of the track. Otto's hi ad was cut from his body by the wheels of t he engine and Ute bleeding and mangled trunk carried under the locomotive until the train was stopped, nearly SUO find from where the accident occurred. The park was filled with visitors and hundreds of people were eye-witnesses to the awful tragedy. A man who was stand* tug on the tracks picket] up the trunklese head of Otto and wrapped It in paper. Frout the forehead to the ba se of the head wa- a cut through which the brains were oozing. The bodies were taken to Klaner’s undertaking rooms.  Two Milles of th* glory.  This account is the mean of the two extreme* given by t how who wit ne awd the affair. There were thone who claim that the train was running tweuty miles an hour and made no attempt to stop before file boys Wyyr struck nor did the engineer Wow the whistle. The rate of speed the tridn wasrutining may be estimated by tim distance it ran before it stopped, which w»is nearly two blocks. When Officer Thomas Mulcahy jumped on the locomotive the engineer, William Leach, was Inedited to be surly, and it was only after much I pleat!' ming that he would answer Hie officer He claimed that he blew the whistle aa soon aa he saw tbs boys, and when they made no effort to get off the track he slowed down the engine. The conductor's name ie Ream. Neither was arrested.  Th* Father at th* Hoys,  Martin Iierta, the father of the boys, was at tits undertaking rooms shortly after the bodies arrived. Ile was broken down with grief. He had Just left home to And hi- bore who had been away since earls in the day. He wu takeu to the rough collins containing the bodies, and after taking a look at the head leas remains of the youngest left for horn* to break the sad news to th* mother, who was yet in ignorance of the fate of her boys.  a cow at iCcrryvdle, Tran., at f o'clock in the mot tling. The engine and ten cars were badly wrecked. Engineer Gwinn Perkins, of this city, and an unknown negro tramp were crushed to death. Rush Mamhall, of Memphis, fireman, was fatally injured.  Slink with All wa Board.  Detroit, Mich,, June 1T.-A small steam yacht bearing a pleasure party went to the bottom in Lake St. Clair Snit day. and the entire |>arty hi said to have l>een drowned. The uamas of the unfortunate are im yet unknown. F. Itelchle, a member of the letke Shore Fishing and Hunting club, says that tie t ween 4 and ft o'clock his attention and that of id iters who were with him was attract.il to a little steam yacht about two miles out front land, which was blowing its whistle in distress. Boats were seen making for the yacht, presumably from a tug with a tow of barges passing at the time, but they failed In their mission, for the yacht sank out of sight tiefore the rescuers reached it  Poisoned by Canned Cora Reef.  Dmtorr, Mich., June IT - Physicians were summoned in haste to the boarding bouse of Mrs. Dundas Sunday to attend four persons who were suffering from poison Sunday evening they ell ate canned corned i*v-f for tea at Mrs. Dan* dan', and soon afterward all were seised with excruciating pains. Th* medical men administer* antidotes, and report two of the victims out of danger, but the condition of two small children is still considered critical.  TUE MOST HIU.  A Further Conference Asked by the House.  EDMUNDS HAS A FEW W0RD9 TO SAY.  Disaster la a Coal Mine.  CoNHKLUiVULE, Pa., June IT.-Damp gas exploded at I o'clock Monday afternoon in th* Hill farm mine near Dunbar. <»f nile sixty-five men In the pit fifteen have been token out badly injured. The (Alter* are supposed to be suffocated.  Drank Gasoline by Mistake.  ST. Joseph, Mo., June IT.-Herman Bebait*, aged 3 years, drank note gasoline Munday, mistaking It for water, and died from its effects.  A Bargain.  DEAD IN A DOCTOR'S OFFICE.  IM  THE GLOBE  Guarantees Goods or Money Refunded.  TERRIFIC STORM IN KENTUCKY.  Tw* Person* K it I«nI by Light slag sad Two Badly Hart,  PAU*. Ky., June 17.—A terrific lightning and thunder storm passed over the northern part of this oounty about 4 o’clock In tbs afternoon. Two member* of a fishing party war* killed and two others badly Injured. They were fishing at the pond of Harry Bedford, five miles from this city, when the Mona came up, and took shelter under a couple of cattle trough* After remaining there awhile they started for h< me, and ae they came from under shelter lightning struck the trough* and Joseph Monads, aged lb year*, aud 'Lith Wilson, colored, aged It years, were killed Blanton Speaks was badly buttled about the face and one of his eye* was forced from its socket and hung down on his cheek. Edward Kennedy wa* also stunned and daxed and knew nothing for several hours, although able to walk horn*, a distance of two miles.  Thought They Were All Dead.  When he arrived be was asked afaint the other b y but wad unable to talk or give any arc.ant of tht in. After awhile liTan-toe Speak* was m ,-u coming, and bt was so disfigured that bb family supposed he had been in a fight. Ail he could say waft “The trough,” meaning the other boys could lie found in th* trough. Us hee aine* been unconscious and will proliably die A '-■arching party was sent oat about Id o’clock and the two boys were found where he indicated. Next morning Ken roily w as able to talk. II* said he re in* mf weed putting the three boys in the trough, believing them all to be dead, ae they were aa limp ae rags.  THE GLOBE  Has a Larger Assortment and Complete Stock :  HENCE:  You owe a Duty to Yourself to Call  (BV KU AXD AKO*)  at the  GLOBE.  HILDEBRAND  Invites You All.  MANY PEOPLE INJURED.  Coll*tnw *f a    Bridge    ta    a    Cl***,  land. Ohio, Park.  CLB VKL A VP, Ohio, June IT.—There was a serious accident Munday evening at Ifoy-erb’e park, a summer resort in the southern part of the city. At bald 5,(IOU people had assembled to see a man jump from cable stretched aero** a miniature artificial lake. People stood all around the lake and a hundred or moi* were on A rustic foot bridge about ten tost above the ground and extending from a bluff out mt<* the lake. Th* juniper nade the dew vat at about MU o'clock. Ile ■truck the water arar the shore, and the people on tbs bridge mad* a rash for the pla> *. Nearly all of them were monied tm rn thirty five-foot -qiatt adjoining the bluff. The structure fell with a crash, going ! down in the middle, Th* bid paths un  1  der the bridge wen- crowded with people, and upon ties** the timber* fell, while those on the bridge were thrown In a heap in th# center *| the span where it struck the ground- At least twenty five persons Wan Injured (non or bas rn r iou sly, but only eight were hurt ai badly that they had to go to a hospital.  Hts late a Caw,  Pant i in, Ky . June ll—A freight train on the Newport News and Mississippi Valley rood was derailed by striking  A Vstisf Girl of Milwaukee Los** Hee LH* MyatertoNnly,  Milwaukie, Win,June I?.—Anna Uebe-lacber, a pretty girl of iii years, is a corpse at the morgue, and Dr. Andrew Hoe on lies in a cell at th* Central police alation, awaiting the verdict of the coroner s Jury. The girl was a daughter of w. ll-to do poo pie living at IM 4 * Cherry street. She left home at at*) p. rn. Saturday fur the .tv ».*.*! purpose of visiting ti tend* At X;3J o'clock Munday morning Dr ll nones reported to the officer on t hut beat that Ute dead Inly of th* girl was at his office, I Si J Fond do lac avenue.  A I tat ('oatradlrflea.  lib story b that the girl, whom he claims not to have previously known, came to his office at IO o'clock ut night, fell in a faint muddied within ton minutes The girls |m re Ola say that she had tong known the doctor and wa* employed by him In the sale of medicines until two mouths ago.  Marrier! un a Rnnntag Train.  Casselton, N. D., June IT.—IU City Justice C. E. Footer was mar ried to Miss M. McCormick, of Billings, Mont. The ceremony wee tier formed on board the ■ast Umnd train on the Northern Pacific. Th* bride came from the west on that train, being joined her* by the groom with the clergyman and a large party of friends. They were assigned a ear and the clergyman proceeded at once to business, uniting the coupl* while the train was run nlng at a sinned of forty five miles an hour.  I nearthed a Horrible Murder.  El* I HA Junction, N. Y., June IT.— What appear-, to bar* been a horrible murder was Munday unearthed near Lake Wood, Tioga county. Protruding from I>eneath a log, a man's leg, incased in a bout was found. Of the remainder of the body there were only the charred bones The hoot Identified the man as lsaat* Doe, a well to-do-farmer, lie b tup posed to have been murdered and bb body burned.  Not Sal lulled with th* Census Takers.  Indianapolis, Ind., Jane IT.— 1 That* b much complaint bere over tbs alleged Incompetency of the census taker*. Investigation show st hat whole families and soul* times a whole 4dock have been missed by the deputies. The Windsor botel contains about two hundred people,but no enumerator baa been near it. The Commercial club has issued a notice to the people asking all that have been missed to report the fact.  •ays It Is Astatic Ch*l*ra.  Madrid, June IT.—Dr Candela, the tm moue expert aud specialist, who his mads an investigation Into the subject, pronounces the disease which has appeared in the province of Valencia to certainly be th* dreaded Asiatic cholera At Puebla de Puget and vicinity ninety-on* deaths from cholera have already occurred and the scourge b spreading  A Bass Wall Manager Arrs—sd.  Baltimore, Md. Jim* IT.—Manager William Batule, of the Baltimore Bas* Ball dub, was arrest* t Munday for violating an old law, which prohibit* work from being don* on Mondays, In ordering hi* men to play a game of bull at Acton's park lie was released on ISM) bail for trial next Wednesday  Th* Foal as>4 Mb Fatly.  Ak HOV, O, Jan* IT Throe weeks ago  Homer New tot, of Richfield, on a wager at* twenty et* hard ho I bd egg*. He Immediately became UL He lingered in ter rthl* pain until Mat unlay eight, when he died. Newton was the must prominent I rn J* »rt*r and breeder of fat cattle In Northern Ohio.  Who# Factory Destroyed.  Bima ton, Mass., Juan IT.—The forge shoe factory of James Sidney Alba was destroyed tty br* ~uud*y night, causing a loss of ITC,Oft) I ti# night watchman was badly burned, sad a fireman severely Injured by falling from a ladder during th* fire.  A Hell *■•••«*• Physician Dead,  CUI' AUO, June IT.—Dr. Joseph Presley Ross, a well known physician of tbb city, and tx professor of Uu th me* I leal college, died at his rt nideiUf Munday morning of softening of the bret:. Ile wa* th) your* of age, and leave* a wife and five children.  TK* ic in is Amendment to the lions* Amendment to th* Hilt INms Not lie-|»c*l the Inter-fttat* Commerce I,aw Prohibiting Pooling -A Communication from the President Concerning Timider Destruction on Public Land*.  Washington CtTT, J un* IT.-The senate uon-concurred in the house amendment to the bill to establish the custom* collection dbtrict of Puget sound Mouday and a conference wa* asked. A message from th* bouse was presented, asking further conference on the anti-trust bill, and assented to. Edmunds said in this I connection that it bad been stated, and seemed to him to have been believed in cor tain quarters, that th* senate amendment to the house amendment to this btu had th* offset to repeal, or modify t provision of the inter-state commerce law prohibit log pooling. Th* amend nieut hart no such effect whatever. II# thought It due to th* house and to the senate to say that. Ile ferring to remarks made In the house. Edmunds said he had seen it stated in a newspaper (that was the only way he coaid properly al!tide to it) that the senate amendment hail been got through the sen-  ;  ate by the Influence of railroads and cor-[Mirations; that the senate wa* subject to that sort of influence; and that not much else nm Id I* expected from the senate in that behalf.  Th# Work at the Kens!*.  He asserted in contradiction of this statement that all Important legislation for th>i Isnt ten years affecting great cor*  1  poratkms, had beeu in the outset the work of the Mulat*, notably the blit to compel the Pacific railroad* to obey the laws and the interstate commerce law. The' only force which he had known to he exerted (and he had knowledge of it/ had fiten a some* list persistant and powerful effort on the part of railroads and other corporations through well-known agent-, and influences (well known to him) to induce simple-minded people somewhere—he would not say where—to defeat the senate amendment and to mis lead people into opjMMition to it by betraying them into the false notion that they wens defending the people' in lief eating an amendment which the railroads dbl not wa ut*  Til* deficiency appropriation hill for pensions and census was reported and panned.  Im th# Has**.  The house agreed to conference reports ou the bib for a pub Ic building at Beaver Fa la, Pa., fixing the limit of cost at Mo,. OUI), and on th* Md for a pub Ic building at Ha Ina, Kan., with the limit of coat ai 175,000. Th# house then went Into committee of the whole on the aundry civil appropriation Ut).  TIMBER ON PUBLIC LANDS.  A (VaamantoatloM to €'o*gre*e Keg sr* tag Its Distraction.  Washington Citt, June it.—Th* po* ident sent to congree* a brief comm mr tea tion from th* secretory of the interior concerning the destruction of Guttier on the nubile laud# by fires care Ic* sly kindled or left burning. The president Mates that if proper penalties were imposed by a law and a few convictions secured, mach waste of the forest* would b* prevented. With the communication of the secretary, -which ii mercy a let ter of transmittal, is loc cued a bi I providing “for the protection of trees and other growth in lb" pub tic denialn from destruction by fir*." It j make* it a misdemeanor for a person to maliciously or negligently set fire to woods or prairies on th* pubis lands, and persons convicted ars to be fined a sum not more than throe times the veto* of th* growth destroyed, or in>prisoa*d for more than thro* years, or both. One-half th* line la to go to the informer, and the other j half to toe politic school fund of th* county lo which th* destroyed growth  WM* Sit Hilted  (Thick Walls) Largo eel lur.  'villi Water in House.  LOT 60x190,  •Wa    I    I.  Sacrifice.  must BE SOU).  Dorsey & Mann  310 Belle street.  -2R  are acknowledged ti IF  Simplest, Most Lasting and Economical.  REMAINS  Unchang d through Years  Into  Please don’t be gulled try l»«g experimental stoves.  Over IMH! now in tate In our  city.  PITTS 4 HAMILL  315 Belle st.  A. J. HOWELL  DEALER IN  CARPETS, CURTAINS, CLOTHS, RUGS, &c.  OIL  Aa linnets Ms* Missing.  Ca RTH At ak, Ilia, J (IU* IT—Du* Bromic*. rn prominent stock dealer, want to Ruston sum* works aga with a car-load of hor**** lit eau not U* board from, and his relatives believ* h* bae bren murdered and robbed.  Tk* Blver sad Marker Bill.  Washington Cite, Jug* IT.-With tbs except Ion of the proposed appropriation for Hay Lake charmel and the Sault Ste. Marie canuL toe river and harbor hill bae besa completed by th* senate ouotmitto* on commerce. The committee will piob-sbly add ftUR»,onn for the Hay Uke and Sault Ste. Mari* Improvement This will bring th* Increases made by th* Senate aam rn It to# on the house bill up to about IS SGU,(KR) Th* bill nill be reported probably Wednesday  ('esau I at Dr miss.  WAVINGTON City, June IT.-Th* president ha* sent to the senate th* nomination of Joseph K. lls) den. of the District  of Columbia, to be United State* consul at Bros aa, and some army promotions.  A THRONE FOR A HUSBAND.  Tk* Arekdwekesa Valeri* Ult es ftp Her Claim ta th* f row a.  Vienna, Jan* IT.—Arvhdu* heat Valeria has publicly renouu< iii ail claims to the Austrian throne in order to marry tbs man of ber chok*). The ceremony (rf reuun elation took place in the imperial council chamber It was an affecting and impi*-* dr* scene. Th* archdukes* after the for mal declaration, which wa* duly attested and proclaimed, turned to the emperor and members of the imperial family and said; “A loving husband would make a true woman hippier than a Umusand throne* ' Tit# cmjieror took bls daughter to hie arm* ui.it all prewnt were deeply tone lied  Etydestoa ta a Sa) agog tis.  Bb *)»! (NOTO*, Illi. June lf.-The in-' tenor of Ow synagogue at the Muse* Mon folio re Jewish congregation was damaged to tbs amount of fcJ.tMl by an explosion of ga*. The I alibiing had been tightly chass! •In e M md »y, and it h suppoMsl that the gas, which ie«ke*l from a defective pipe, wa- I gut bd bf ttie "everlasting light" above Hie I-it ar. The sync.: tgu*, though It St*!* t at &> ! people, IS ult# of Ut* UluSt elaborate and beautiful religious bat ut.  trigs in tlw at A  *  .... ____ ...  .......  HIH Pawl tk* ti oar) minim Tker*.  Lux Hon, June IT.- I .ady A uh burton having tendered the nae of Melt list court, her ladyship * ii sin [uh I re place, as a reel j •trace for th- oc< axion, Mr. fleury XL -Stanley and bls bride elect have accepted the invitation and will pass th* honey meon there.  Olar Prices  WILL BK FOUND  LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles'  Then in any other bouse in Alton, lo consequence of th# <• Rh AI KX I RN I of our SALES we are enabled to do Business od a VERY CLOSE MARGIN and ll it a og nixed fact that we handle by far  rec-  LARGER (QUANTITIES OF GOODS  THAN ANV DTH KH HOUSH IN THE CIT).  I u  I  Ll  WD  I am now receiving a I arg. and varied stock of Cloth., in all tbs prevailing shade*, for Spring Suits, which I am prepared lo make up fw lh*  Most FasDionablel Stvles,  GUARANTEEING  A Perfect Fit,  ' %  Reasonable Rates and  Complete Satisfaction.  H. C. G. Moritz, 112 Third st.   

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