Alton Daily Telegraph, June 24, 1890 : Front Page

Publication: Alton Daily Telegraph June 24, 1890

Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 24, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH tf/U TTUr OO v v/u v/ «-j    *•«/    • Frightful Boiler Explosion on a Steam Tug. FOUR MEN BLOWN INTO ETERNITY. Dr. J. W. Enos’ Sanitarium, ALTOM, ILL. DR. ENOS announce* that he hu established in a bufidin# purchaaod for the purpose a SANITARIUM for the TREATMENT OFALl C0RAB! E (iiSFASES. TI.*. Itoily «f if,* Captain Found on th* Hook of « sr (mon or Solo* Distance Dom th* Mn ti* of ||»« Fxplo«l<m Hovel .% • c I <1 * ii I on a Mont bern Railway Iii 'I HI. Ii Ona Farson Wa* Killed aud Xeversl Injured OI hor MI.haps. XIW Y..HK, June M.—Ttie steam lug A Un- K. (Yew. lying at the pier ut the foot Of Van brunt street, Mouth Hrooklyn, Monday morning wa* blown to plats* by the expiration of the holler and four of th* fl't riu*n adeep In her cabin* were instantly kill»*L The Unit made a trip to the nailing bonk* with a party of compo* itor employ .si on the Brooklyn palter* and on it* return here put up at the Vantirun! at reel wharf. I he fire* were banketl and the engineer and mate went ashore with lout ruction* to return a. a o'clock in the morning Shortly afterward Capt. Squire*, Hie ward George Roger* and two firemen returned to their bunk* Jurt ijehind the night! nom. II. Awoke In the Water. At dawn Matthew Hartley, a deck hand, reported for duty and found the crew Htiil aide.-p. He prepared the fire, and after a cursory examination threw him-sdf Into ooh of the vacant bunk* to await the arrival of the engineer, Matthew Ooughlin. He awoke In the water with hi* leg* badly lacerated, and was pi ck cl tip by a pulsing tug. Then, according to his own statement, Man Maims Aero** Fa«t River Hand awd Foot. NKW York, june *1.--tiene" Mere* dier, the young Miaaourian, win reeded in swimming the Kaat river Munday after noon bound arms and leg* and carrying in each hand a two-pound dumb-bell. The swimmer displayed rare pluck and dogged gnmenawa, for added to the dlffl-culty of lite task were advene circum stances and the performance is fairly entitled to class among the remarkable feats of he world. Twice it looked a* If out-r*ir*d nature would have ber way, but each time Mercadier threw off the ex haunt mg faintiiHus. and. disregarding his friends appeals, pluckily resumed bi* journey. Terribly Cwt by the Ruyc. His suffering* went intense. He was bound with PAI feet of rope aod two brood strap*. Owing Ut the ifungling of the handier*, the rope wan not wet before being used for it* purpose, and the consequent contraction in the water cut deep ridge* into Mercadier’* arm* and legs, and the blond wa* streaming from bim a* he landed at Old HJIp lie wa* taken from the water and presented a fatlu-r wretched appearance. The rope had cut the skiu In uevcral place* and his leg* wert bleeding freely. Hi* skin was of a purplish blue hue, ami swallow ing the salt water had made him slightly iii. WHI Hark Him for ai,OOO. Hi* mode of getting through the water is a combination of snake like wiggling WHI Striking the water with hi* shin* the latter accounting few his cut legs. The Mouth street piers were filled with cheering spectators, and hundreds curiously watched the performance from the bridge. Sieve Itnidle w as WI charmed with the feat, which lie said wait the greatest ever accomplished, that he ta out with a challenge on Mercadier’* part to swim any wan in Richard Croker Before Fassett Committee. M’CANN AND HIS WIFE ON HANO. NO. 318 Bargain. I Iii _    —, he learned, for th* ,  _-----—,_ first time, that the tug had blown up. The (>!*    s    part    to    swim    any    mon    in boat, which was considered a staunch one J    Wur*cl f°r ll,WU, bound either arm* or and first class iii . very particular, was ,'L’*"r totally wrecked, nothing hut a few frag BOTH MEDICAL and SURGICAL. His experience during many years hag convinced him that all disc amos can be managed more auooewifully in an institution of this kind, under the constant auperviaion of the physician and with the aid of moan* not otherwise at oommand, than when the patients are aeon by their medical advisers at intervals of several hour* or dave. The position of the SANITARIUM I* high, and tho surrounding are free from all noxious influence*. It la readily reached by the Second str.iet borne cars, and la near the Union Depot. The building is large, and arrangements are as perfect ar Is possible from IX Filar I oaf! CVA i \ t Si sa mf a ever oui o m    aw,' it...    —...    ...I—..—.,    _a _ .. sr    _    x    ....    •    ■ -aw -    en    ~    r ----—----lev    t*    sci pv/nn»i/io ii 'GII a knowledge of sanitary science and the r**cjuircments of such an institution. Electricity In all ita forms; Oxygen and its compounds; Bath*, Ho,aim I rt limitation    ...    .. I .I I . .    I    .    . sssage, Inhalation, Nursing, etc., are provided a* may be requir’d by pa-enta, in addition to such other treatment aa may be deemed advisable. A LARUE MILAK! I’M or Mon Baths and exercise In cold and inclement weather, etc., is provided. Each patient is thoroughly examined by Dr. Boos, and receives his iy personal attention. mont* being found flirting on the water. Th* force of tile explosion wa* so great that a barge alongside of the tug weal to the imttom. The tug wa* valued at IT,OW; insured. Narrow I .• ■|n- of (he Engineer. The victims of tile explosion were: Cap! Squires, tin- two Bremen and the steward. Til* body of the captain wa* found upon the deck of a schooner lying in a neighboring dock and the body of the steward wa* ta keen from the water some dint once from the ■vxpb >dou. The ll re men, It la believed, went down wdtli the wrecked hull of the unfortunate craft, The engineer, Matthew- Coughlin, had a narrow escape. lh* w aa Just coming from the dock on Ida way to the tug when the explosion os-Curred. leg* or both. 8EVENTY-EI0HT WERE SUCCESSFUL F.samination of Candidates for th* Military Academy. Wist POIST, X. Y., June it.-The examination of candidate* for admission to Hie military academy has been concluded. There were 1T8 young fellow* In all who faced the awful academy bourd and only seventy eight successfully ran tbs gantlet. Amoug th one from tbs went are Walter I/iva lirWfie, Frank David Kl., Thorns* Gillespie ('aroon, Norman I/mud .Ione*, -    ...    ”      "    *     **"Ti    MIW    I    * .1*1 It“ A t i < harlr* frederick ( rain, and Hana \\ Alia . ,f he ba i heard anvil. The *n perter Coart Room Filled to Overdrawing wltk Spectator* t roller In-Hie* the Charge That Ile Attempted to Hrll»e Aldermen- He Had Hone to Kerope Only for III* (GaltIi sad Left There Contrary to the Adrlre of Hts Fhyalrlaa*. New Yomk, June 84—Th* Ka*sett sen ate committee lichi a special Headon Monday for the purpose of heiring tic testimony of Richard Croker. the Tammany Hal I leader The superior court room where the    _    _ hearing took place Hi not was filled to over- ,    *    I flowing with epee tator*. Patrick |j II. Met'ann end ii lr w if*, w ho is a doter of Mrs. Croker, were in the audience. Croker upon being called El MAHI! I'Ri IM RU. to ti* stand said he ii* I lived in tid* city forty yearn; had been alderman two terms and cot oner two term- Also a Are comtnivdoner and city ehant i*er lid m. If# reolgneii the last named office lit February taut to go to Euro;« for hi* health. Ile had come ■ from Kurope contrary to the advice al ids phys iarix in linier to refute the chargee ■ made bv Mel ata. f,„w; r ( boite read Md hi in’* Miiihinjf a**ml the • IO. OOO I which Cr- her bad In a sat bel to Itriiie the si<it-nm*ti to get a confirmation bv them of Hr ml * appointment by Mayor Edson I for comtuiwikmer of public w .rk*. I rn rue In All Fart lr*Ur*. Mr. ( rocker said it I* atwol ift-iy untrue I lu all | tart leu lam. lie ba I ion-to Mc-; Catur, stoic aiiotit that Ut.a*, tiut liad not I carried a satchel nor any large sum of money No *tt>*h sum luvi la-en raised for sticit confirm (tin I, ii-ie a ly st m nor had Urn ut suo OJO liar such**. Ile said he bint visited Mel.-mn about the time refern*! to. He a«k*d McCann FE KES ROOM BMI BOHI (Thick . I/Iiiatu Cfi lur. Malin) with Water Iii House LOT 60x130. Spit at "dbl Neighborhood, Handy a Karri Ii re. to MUST BE SOLD. Dorsey & Mann SIO Belle street. TUE BEST IN THE WORLD Anti-Rusting Tinware. NOVEL ACCIDENT ON THE RAIL NTo"w Open POR THE RECEPTION OF PATIENTS. or further information addrest Or. ENOS at the SANITARIA, corner of George and Third att., Alton. III. e Announce A Great On* Col I Uimi ( the Throttle of a Locomotive and Can*#* Another. lit km I '< - ii am, Ala, June 34 —One per-•on wa* killed and several badly Injured on the Kart Tennessee, Virginia aud Georgia road at Calera Sunday morning by an accident which happened In • very peculiar manner. The engine of a peaoenger train had been detached from the cars aud •tarted few a coal shute three fourths of a mile away, leaving the car* standing on Hie truck. The engine had gone but a •bort distance when the engineer saw a freight train coming down tile track toward him. Tb.i engineer teeing that a cl Halo ii vv its inevitable reversed hi* engine and shut off steam. •tart Hag KITeet of (he Shack. He then jumped front hiaengiue, closely followed by hi* fireman. The freight en gin** struck the passenger engine with full fore and the collision o|K-n,<i the throttle of Hie passenger engine which, without any occupant, started liack toward the train. It wa* going forty mile* an hour when it strut k the passenger train. An express car and a passenger coach were completely wrecked. A negro nurse employed by O. M. Reynolds was Instantly kill'd, the infant of Mr Key Hold* severely injured, Mr* Aimer Hither, wife of the conductor of the train, badly burt Mid several other passengers more er leas bruited. Went Over Niagara Fella. XtAOAItA FA UA X Y , J uue ML - At 0 o'clock in tit* morning a fore-and-aft pleasure I mat a is mt- eighteen feet long wa* discovered floating down the upper river. Just as it rem bed a point opp* wit* Third Mister island it lurched to one side, and people who were watching through glosses are positive that one or more person* were lying in the bottom. It continued on its «ay through the upper rapid* and matte the awful plunge over the Horseshoe fall* without any stir tieing made nu huffL Killmrn, of mined*; J/ 'i hump* .ti Ho ban Is*.a, Main ne! Hot, and Frv*,crick K>ig,ne Matin, of Wisconsin: Latham K, Averill and George Martin Dewey, of Michigan. Casper ll. Coit rad, of Mouth Dak ta, ( barie* William Castle, of Minnesota; Frank Is-sUe Wells, Ralph Rev-enly Mtog-ioH, Robert Ilruce I'rquhart, and Samuel Is*- Xewaon, of Indiana; Atwood Dallas Sydenham, of Nebraska; Edward J^ry Gilchrist, of Iowa and John Gatnpkefl McArthur, of Mouth Dakota. *" ■i about a rumor Knights of Fythios (our la vs. Milwai AKL, WU, June ‘J4-Th* ar rangenienta for the great Knights of Pythias conclave to be held in Milwaukee, July T to lit are fast nearing compte- ! lion, (ten K L Brand arrived from chi- j eago Monday morning with several sa- ! •i*i a ms, and will at once commence the erection of the S..VW tents of the camp for the uniform rank. in wh ch it Is exerted 15,000 knights will be quartered during the week. lien. James R. Carnahan has furnished tile Hat of divisions and bat-tallious of the uniform rank who will participate in the drills for which prism amounting to 15,000 are offered by Mil Waukee citizens. I.videos* ut Foal Flay. Ma IMI ill. Ilia, June 84—The village of York, eighteen miles below bere, la greatly excited over the death of John Sutherland, a young man of that plane, whoso body was found lying by the rail road track. It was first supposed he carns to kl* des th by occident, but the discovery near by of a heavy piece af iron covered with bb**1 and hair aud the plain evidence of a terrible struggle have convinced every one that a murder was committed. The matter will tie thoroughly investigated. For Prices AMD Particulars, Titre* Killed Ie a VV ire*. Kiev DI vt,, Pa,, June 84—Express train Na 8 down was wrecked on the Heading A Member af Feople * wind led. Phil \i*i i I'm v, June AL—The police have received several inquiries from western points shout the Eastern Building and I/>aa ohms batlon which baa been actively engaged in securing mortgagee in the wert. None of the allegri officers of the association can be found bere though until Hie police liegwn to investigate mail ad dreaoed to the conorrn wa* taken from th* postoffice once a week. It ie thought that a number of people have been victimised. Followed a Bloody Kaampl*. IliKMixuuAM, aul, June 84. -Barly Munday morning Charles Cato, whits **Ws « *r»»H HW* v*»i^.mru mu tug- (wwuu|{ i       111    —1■■■■    vmwu,    **uiv% railroad at Tuckcrtown, near here, Mon* •bot aud killed bis mistress, Ligate Mltch- day morning. Engineer lawrence Heller, | ell, a ic crees, and then blew out hi* own Flreman^ieore Heller, Lith of Reading,    K---“— and UogBKemaeter George Hamilton, of i Pottsv i I leaver* killed. Several poaeen-gers were injured. They were brought to this city. A wrecking train has gone to the scene of the disaster that ks.had I, „ ,,,i^n| (4)    j|u>>. «rt ii lh    m ii, 11,,, olll <• it e iiuni* fioijcr nj public work*. M< I nun I bought that “Tom Adam . v,bo \%.i. In*iiuate with Alderman I’wr-ou, might know sonnet iiiug a I *»ut It. He hod met Adam* iii Met'ann'* store by * ppointtuent sttbse queutiy, !*ut Adnm- -,i i he knew nothing at the rumor. T liey had no other conversation, lf Tammany ball e n* doing all it could at th* time to Agi t against the reappointment of Hubert ti. Thompson im had desired to fin. -tall any effort- n, ade by Thorn {Moil to arrange for a confirmation. A Noble (ludfatln r It »»* also untrue that the wit ne** was to get IO ceuL* on every ImViw, of crment used in the departtueut of public works providing Grant g.g the uaiaiuatiou. Giant had stood gtMlf^lber fur bi* daiigh tar Flossie ate! bad git en her    on two (K'casiona, it, »»1II<*, a* presouu. The money was not given by r* a«,u of any prior undcotan dug wit ii Mayor Grant The money bail bren in voted in Dctotwr, 1SS7, in a house in Forty eighth street for the benefit of the chikl, taking title in hie own aud bls wife's name jointly. The contract for the pure I,a a* ha<i lawn made In tim name af Mr*. L" > thor inc Fraser motlier of Mr*. Choker, It had I*en bought from David Dudley KVM. Mr*. Frazers name had been used for rear a gee der sum would be asked were Croker’* us toe given. lMda‘1 Intr tut ta Fill the ORr*. Concerning property at 88 West Due Hundred and Twenty-flfth street pur chased ii) him on Jane A, IMfi, the name James Keating had been mwd for a similar reason, but Keating had not put up!tie unmet John K illy hid given bim the ! Mt. fife. Vincent restaurant lease aa lie was md bu*y at the time. When McCann was given the Ic.*-** he had not admitted he owe.. McCann 83,08^ nor does he now owe bint I cent. (Coker left hi* wife a horn*- and moo [*>r mouth when he went to i.itftms Du eros* examination by lawyer Ivins Mr. Croker said: "Mayor Edson would not ap|ioint bint lira camus las! otter until im bod run for office and buss clef ted.’’ Ile ran for alderman and •evgo day* after the election was appoint ad Are commissioner. He admitt-d running for aa office tie had no intention of fliting. He would mil ad nut that Kelly was not in favor of Grant s nomination for mayor until Croker had secured a majority of the committee. i The etrcolath>n of electricity through the water t cim is ti p purify it, to destroy microscopical, lUtntrl and vegetable life, to keep the wzter s* «»t and WI olesoine Evsry Article Bears a Label. *«M*r an absolute gunrau • hlch gives lo each J to* Kg «tn«t rust I ut* ware I«>hk ui»(* c. eight ycttrs of    (cst that It Is positively (STI Hi *ri\*4 as uj| ,n u*,‘    apparently    as    good in I u ii!) »><• an climate ext* rim- ut, ha* proven Far Silo by pius & Hum HOLK AGENTS. A. J. HOWELL DEALER IN OAKI’CTS, CU UTA IS OII, CI,'ITH S. ItUOS, ice. Our Prices WILL BE FOUND LOWER-Considering Qualities and Styles' I ban in my other bouse in Alton. In cosset]lienee of tbs (>UKAT EXTENT al our SALES we are enabled to do Bmimss on a VERT CLOSE MARGIN and it is a recognised fact Unit we boodle by far brains Four hours later William Tatum shot and mortally wounded Mary Harnett, hi* mist rf.*, and thru killed himself in a different hewn. Jealousy caused both crime* The latter aaw the first tragedy and followed suit Throats Against ta* Tsar. MT Prrxwsat’ttu, June Si—A kiter signed “Committee to Enfranchise the Russian l*eop!-“ ha* ba n rn*.-Iveil by the csar It coe'ains th* moat vt leat th mats •gainst hie life and tatitm,'c* that every uvjairaf i'm has bevil mad** U> acromplish LARGER (QUANTITIES OF GOODS TUAN ANV OTHER HOUSE IN THE CITY. xito; sens. I aal now diving See us at The Globe Fattier and Mu* Drowned. Bud a Rivkk Falls, Win. June Si— James Hamilton, aged LY and his two anna, aged 7 and w years, wen* drowned at North Bend. The circumstances an* nut kuown, but it is supposed that they attempted to en** what la known aa “The Lake" on saw logo. They were owl hunk lug cows    _____ The Duabar Horror. DI s Ii A it. Un, June 84—The rescuing party has advanced fifty feet since Satur-day. They are still working through a heavy face of slate, and may reach an open heading leading to the coal at any time. There Is not much hope that the Hill I Farm mine can he reached before morning    _ The LtgUlalag Kills Three Fsroowa. Coxku ti oil, Pe., J tine 84.- Mr* Patrick Mtanton, of Upper Prospect, was st reek by lightning Munday night and kl I. | Her hnabaad anti son ware also sbo< and fatally injured Will Make Him aa Original Flu hag*. Ottawa, Kan., June 84—Angered at the original package saloons In Chautauqua aosembly, la session here, raised a fund of KUM) to pay exiwnws and unanimously panned a resolution that a conj rn It Um* should capture each original package dealer, tar ami feather him, and ship him bock to Missouri, labeled "Au* original package from Kansan for Missouri." Found Monte Frr Mat uric Honea. IL bl ax Aft JU*, June 84 - While workmen were engaged in digging a grave on a farm north of Montpelier they found ten skeletons lying side by able. They *!■» found tool* mode of stone, and a large quantity of flint and stone ake*. The skeleton* wore la a good state of preeervstion, but when the air struck them they cram bled to dust. Ort',."rn »■>■■■ 1>» IU i Utupnsn I    •    *•'—    »♦'    —    •«    <.'*■«)!    m IBI his death Secret polk* an- busily follow-1 prevailing ab vie*, for Spring Suita, tog up every possible «le v, to ender* and have alreaty male act rat arrest* a large and varied stock of Clothe, in all the bleb I arn prepared to make up in th*. A i«ro>Hlul Op. ratian. Milwaukie, Wa, June 84—United Hintc* District Ju -ga JaoM* D. Jeukina, of this tHy, *n(I<*red a very painful and diffic<ill surgical op ration Monday afternoon at I lie Pa/OMvaut b«*>pital. it was successfully c mplctetl and the Judge la resting qui*tty, and it I* lielkved he will bs in im more a <n»er Most Want a Mnt-lluur Day. WotcLeTStL Ma**.. June M~The uuion carp, titers in this city have quit work on their demand for nine hours a day, eight co Saturday, aud no red ne* ion of wage*. .    .i, n... i....i.ii____ Fashionable! Stvles, GUARANTEEING A Pei fact Fit, Reasonable Rates and Complete Satisfaction. About UU wen left the bn tidings. I De*. Hill Will It* There. A Lit AXT, X Y, June 84 -f*ov. Hill baa accepted tim Uiv itrtioB of the committee of arrau genic bt* to attend the excrciaec at the unveiling rd ti e Hendricks monument Hi Indianapolis on Juiy I. Gov, Hill w ll leave for Itidiaiinpoli* next Saturday, vrturuiiig at th* cun< iusi<>n of the cere Biotite* A Freeh (<«*et-i!a*oa. Rito von KLD Ohio, June 84. -Col. Jus Lsffal, Ute cele I .rated midget aud museum freak, has lieen no to Ina G* I for th* city council by th* Republican*. (til I un lit lur) at (aastaatiaeple. ConstAjT! Sul*LE, June 84.-The first cotton factory to be eetabtisbe>l in this city hoe been laaugumted by the minister of work*. It has been gt anted a momqady for twenty years aud It la experted I hat the factory will produceeotto.i and weuh u yarn at a est 15 per cent, helots that de-mandeti by the English fat tort** A FwmI Murtler at fieri* Ilia, I*L«*U A, IU*,, June 84.- Eat# develop* ami* *how th vt Kate ftbeehan, whoa* bud) woe found in the river, was rn un* dared mid her b«iy cart in the river to hide lo* crime lier neck was broken in two place*. Her clothing was much dis order d oui ber ban*is wore up in front of her tai-* as if six' die i while pleading for Bi it) 5 tom bef (it s'toy en H.C. G. Moritz. 112 Third st. J 4 SA:    ...... Heil led That AbdurttoM (see. New CastLit, Pa, June 84.- TU abduction case has been amicably settled, Neva Coch rati Mug returned to J. K i'bitlip* an condition that sh* is sent to a seminary and permitted to rket ber (dativesduring vacation*. Mw U worth tll.UUU ta her own right. H.nile*!    I..    ,(« si, IV,al. M. 'MAI' Jt i% June 84- It is stated brie on *| jjAie iGy g- .al auth »nty that the cvji*rn* i* turin* for Minneapolis show a •M*tls»l<n '♦f tio.(Sv* end for Bt. Paul cf IMMU* ut t un ii,, >rv* Ca.bun will hoi lie abl* to at b. »/ state lh*publican convell MKlWd Hi t week ... . IRiiP - iii!hi 4z I 8 t* a *    —    ^ lie J - 5 *£r HlfltlJ 8 Ie*    5 mt * iii ;

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Publication: Alton Daily Telegraph

Location: Alton, Illinois

Issue Date: June 24, 1890