Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 20, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALT TELE VOLUME MONDAY OCTOBER 116 BOX O FINE LINEN STATIONERY Put up in large white 10 sheets of our beat with 10 envelopes to Only 10c per En Also One quire containing 24 Sheets of Paper and 24 Envelopes to Only 25c per These Select and Superior Writing made and put up especially for OUR include the following popu lar shades IRISH ENGLISH ELITE LENOX Our large quantity purchased of these SELECT enables us to maintain our LOW DOWN and POPULAR although all Papeteries have advanced from 15 to 25 per Hive these Goods a trial and you will find that they are considerable less in price than you have been consistent with 101 and 103 Third To Relieve a Cough get Throat or Syrup Tar and or White Pine or Any Medecine You at EtSHS DRUG STORE Complaints Received at the Postoffice WHAT SOLICITOR TANNER BAYS OF IT Act and Wider Than Most Parsons Who Have Mot Studied Provisions He About Sundujr School and Guess Ingr ConteitiSomething About the Postmaster Generals WASHINGTON Kreat many complaints have been received at the pobtoffloa department and a great many more have been published In the newspapers about the rigid enforcement of the new lottery Special agenU of the department and It is have received orders from Wanamakerto refuse admission to the malls to all papers containing advertise ments or notices of gift enterprises of any or the sale of prize packages or raf fles of any or any affair that em braces a game of whether con ducted for personal proflt or This It Is will exclude from the malls papers in which chnroh fairs and bazaars are noticed and make those who send them liable to fine and impris It Cuts Deep and I said Solicitor Tyner of the postofflce that the lot tery act which went Into effect 19 lust cuts deeper and wider than persons who have not studied its provisions sup I drew the act and must confess that it embraces a wider range of the ele ments that enter Into games of chance than I conceived that it would cover when I penned the While I drafted the congress enacted and now that it is passed it Is my duty to construe I have not attempted to naTrow my con as some people may On the I have attempted to broaden the and in formulating instructions to postmasters I have con sulted the ablest legal Wording of the Section 8894 of the law reads No postal or circular concern tag any gift or slm lar enterprise offering prizes dependent upon lot or or COD erning schemes ovincd for the purpose of obtaining money or proper ty under false and no list of the drawings at any lottery or similar and no postal or money order for the parohae of any ticket or part or of any share or any chance in any such lottery or gift enterprise shall be carried In the mall or delivered at or through any pustofflce or branch or by any loiter carrier nor shall any newspaper or publication of any containing any advertisement of any lottery or gift enterprise of any kind offering prizes dependent upon lot or cban or containing any list of prizes awarded at the drawings of any such lottery or gift whether said list Is In any part or all of the he carried In the malls or delivered by any postmaster or letter Sunday School Baffles and It would seem that the provisions of this section are clear and yet I am frequently asked what it I am not sure but that Sunday school raffles and guessing contests mar also be In cluded in the We shall get an opin ion soon on that point from the highest legal In the meantime the law as construed is to be rigidly Complaint1 has been t sug that the law interferes with the timehonored raffles at church It unquestionably doea as far as the malls are replied However worthy the purpose of these our duty is to properly enforce the law that congress has no matter who is I do not to make it and thus far I have at tempted to avoid doing country by stntos and be published by about This will They Go Galloping WASHINGTON di vided ikirt has come to this not in very great numbers as but van guard to here and may be seen dally it the riding while several ambi tious society girls areprftctloing with the new arrangement on the avenues and country roads early every The early riser nowadays may almost any fair some of the prettiest and best known equestriennes of the cap ital galloping nstride as gaily and uncon cernedly as if they were army The Nlpslo Out of WASHINGTON have been Issued putting the United States steamer Nipslo now at Mare Island navy San out of commis The NIpsio will be at once dry docked and repairs to the extent of 000 will be put upon The San Fran cisco will within the next ten days or so be put In commission and will most pro bably be ordered as the flag ship of the Asiatic Admiral Porter WASHINGTON Porler passed a good night and wus much butter NIPPED IN THt A Terrible Double Tragedy at DANIEL WILSON SLAYS HIS FRANK RETAIL DEALER IN AGENT FOR AJSTIIETJSERS BOTTLED Goods delivered to any part of the city free of Southeast cor ner of Belle and Fourth Ralbles old Choice Brands of WINES and LIQUORS Always on Pall Latest Novelties in WOOL and DRESS BLACK UNDER WEAR and SUITS Made to Order fit Reasonable Perfect Fit and Satisfaction ut BRUEGGEMAN Artistic Tailors and DRiGROSVENORS POSTMASTER GENERALS More New Offices Established This Tear Than In Any Tear WASHINGTON Oot an nual report of the postmaster general la almost but of course will not be made public until It Is presented to The report will show that dur ing the present year thore have been more new postoffices established than during any year since In that year the post offices throughout the south whloh had been necessarily abandoned by the gov ernment during the war were reestab so that daring that particular year the record for new postofflces established exceeded all previous The number of new offices established during the last fiscal year was of which the vast majority were established in the southern New Offices The largest number of new offices in any one state was created la Penn but with the exception of that one northern the south secured the greatest Thus Texas received 808 new North Carolina Vir ginia Kentucky Alabama Georgia Tennessee Missouri West Virginia Arkansas and Mis sissippi Of the northern states in which more than 100 new offices have been established after came Ohio with Washington with California and New York Wisconsin had an even There were no less than IStl new offices estab lished In the Indian The Duncan Habeas Corpus WASHINGTON ney General Garland has taken charge of the celebrated Dick Duuoan habeas cor pus succeeding Roger who was obliged to give It up at the time of his elevation to the An effort will be made to have the case advanced on the docket of the supreme court and brought to a speedy trial as a number of executions are held In abey ance ponding the determination by the supreme court of the validity of the crimi nal code of Texas which Is Ipvolved in the Duncan Duncans Is in lua city and the cose Is ready for argument so soon as the supreme court will set a day for Its A Scheme Whereby Cable Road Conduct ors Could Knock SAN scheme to rent hell punches to cable road conductors whereby the companies would lose more than they did by the was nipped In tbe bud by Detective Cur who left Friday night for Denver with William a who acted as agent In Introducing the Robertson made a confession Patrick of as his prin According to his story Kellum se cured Beadle and Meeker punches from the and hie scheme wus to hire out tbe genuine registers for a week The conductor by using a double registry and an extra slip could embezzle without feiir of A Revenue of S200 Per Helium told Robertson that be bad fourteen registers hired out In Kansas City and a dozen In bringing in u revenue of per while conductors made much He gave Robertson full Instructions how to work the scheme Kellum said that he had these punches rented In and and he as sured Robertson that as they were fjenu Ine tbe companies could not prosecute It is believed that Roberts has placed many of the registers Ho Is a native of dinned the Couple Five Washington of and Blanche Florence daughter of Richard Oakley of this were mar ried In the Presbyterian The bride wore an imported gown of heavy white en tliu front embroid ered in The lace an heir was draped In Spanish being beld above the fluffy band by a pearl She wore a chain and pendant of pearls and the gift of her and diamond earrings and the gift of the and car ried a bouquet of lilies of the The wedded piilr were driven five miles to Fttllsbnrgh to tuke a A large party of friends chased them on horseback the entire covering them with rice all the The Gentleman Must Oot Alfred Wilkinson of this who was to have married Miss Winnie says in a card that tho reasons for breaking off tbe engagement were matters purely per sonal He Adds It is ridlcuous to sup pose that political or financial reasons had anything to do with The imputa tion of any mercenary motive to her Is Miss Davis has known for a year or more that I was The burning of our though a seri ous had nothing to do with her for she had decided to terminate our engagement before that When a lady decides the gentleman has nothing to do but Drought Up a Hans the dredge was In operation In one of tbe slips at the mouth of the river the body of a man was lifted out of the water by tbe The man was dressed in working He wore a sock coat and flannel shirt with red and brown No ooe was able to identify the Tho man had light brown hair and sandy and very heavy and was about80 years He had a deep scar on his lower and there were marks around his throat and neck as If a rope bad been tied about By the appearance of the body the man had been In the water only a few The Duty on a meeting of tbe French chamber of commerce in this city Friday the duty Imposed by the Mo Kluley bill on egKs was Sta were produced by which it was shown that during last year Canada hod exported to the United States dozen of eggs and bad Imported dozens from tho United A resolu tlon was adopted requesting tbe Canadi an government to Impose a duty of Scents per dosen on eggs imported from the It Tore Up the IA one of the county fathers and a can didate for has sprung a sensation here that has torn the town Wednes days Apploton Post gave an account of Leroys wedding in that city the day previous to the lady he hod been living with for twenty she having the day previous been granted a divorce from her former The couple have grownup oue or two of whom are man Fires Two Bullets Into Own Then Buys He Does Nol Know Why He Did Blind Begffur Bobbed by Toughs In ChicagoDynamite Outrage In New New Orlentu Saturday morn lug Dunlol Wilson uhot and Instantly killed his wife while she was at their 72 Leverett then turned his rovoivor upon himself and fired two shots Into his own and his life now lies in the Wilson has til ways been considered a Indus trims Ho married a Vermont girl nbout R year and since then has ntv r been heard to utter a word of com plaint ngnmst bis But he was to a corudu extent mi invalid nud was forced to give tip portion as driver for the Adams Express company or several days at a and this Uoiild to have made him Docs Not Know Why Uo Did About two weeks ago he to leave It U thought that the fear that his pos tlow would be given to an other man so preyed upon his mind bo determined to kill those dependent upon him for support and Ac cording to his own story he knows not why he commuted murder and attempted unless it was during a lit of In He says that ha awoke Saturday morning and found bis wife fust Without any reason whatever he took his revolver from under his pillow and shot her in the light killing her in Then he shot himself twice in the left one bullet penetrating his lung and the other taking an outward course along tho Found Lying Bcsldu UU He then entered un adjoining room In which slept his 12 yearold daughter by his first waking told her to tell his who lives a few blocks that ho wuntoJ to oeu The child dressed and went to her on reaching the residence of her found him lylifg on the bod by the side of his dead A was at once summoned and the polica were Wilson wus tnkun to tho Massachusetts General where he now lies In a critical Tho weapon with which the deed was com mitted was u 8icaliber defender pattern MISCELLANEOUS Ilobbud the Bluyors Da Witt wife of the was relieved of bar pocket book and t40 In money in one of the elevators of the city hall a fXw dttjs The fnct wan kept but when the mayor was oskod about Uio cir cumstances Friday hu mild that neither pocket book uor con tun u had been re but sovunil were In the elevator with Cregier he had his The mayor Inclined to look upon the robbery o a but the lady takes an entiruly different view of the Murder on a XO At 1 oclock Sat urday afternoon Albert Whltofleld killed Orandlsou putting throe bullets from a 82calibre revolver Info his The shooting took place on board steamer Baton lying at the foot of Market Newton WHS shot through the neck by a stray Whiuitield was All the parties concerned In the affray are The murder was the result ot an old quarrel between tho Specimen Chleagu Oot Edward Brpderlck Is a blind Friday hu put In a good days work and begged Feel lug fatigued after his hard days work bo went nu Hallnn saloon on Clnrk near and ordered a stim A gang of toughs proceeded to hold him and took every one of bis 286 less tbe five he had paid for his A dozen toughs are under ar rest on PUnned QonerM NKW Friday night the police searched the residence of ouo of the men arrested for tbe murdor of Chief of Police Uennessy and found a detailed plan to assassinate ail city or state offi cers who acted counter to the wishes of the an Italian secret society formed for the purpose of This society Includes a large portion of the lower class of Put Sheody In NEW Pat who was Indicted by tbe Saratoga county grand jury on Wednesday for maintaining a gambling bouse at Morrlsnays old now called tbe Chicago Club was arrested In this city on a bench warrant from Saratoga county Friday afternoon by Detectives Frlnk and He wus arraigned at Jefferson Market Did Not Feel an escaped who was captured In was returned to the state prison at Hesald that since his CMiapo he had been all ovor tho U rilled States and Canada but did not feel secure Ho has about sixteen years to The Famous Soft COAL livered at live minutes notice In any ot the Burns to a Clear Gray no Clink ers or Best Soft Coal in the HARD COAL In all Delivered at Lowest Market Quality BUY BEFORE THE BIG 310 Belle 84 AISTD TWE FOR BURNING COAL COKK OB T11E ONLY PKIiKEOT 4bU Combined Coal and Wood Cooking Stove p HAS EVKKY MODEUN And for beauty of Bmooibnn ierfoctlon Slnipllclly anl PITTS FALL GOODS AXOTUEH tOT OF WORCESTERS AND j I JUST KHOKIYKD i ALSO A FINB LINK OV Cloth for Overapatft i i FOB FALL AND WIHJ j f m mufj Affvw ITS NO That our BTOOK is the MOST QMMtWVB ever oroagbt to We can show you Something Now aeTran as you call im Hag or Body Art Dado or Lace or PLASTERS III III THIB m KIDNEY LAME IoimUtion ot United WASHINGTON It ii now bolluvud tlmt tlie total population of tbe UiiiUxl Blatuu will be the census lo bo about The entire count of tlio country been witU the of nine supurvlsors wlaTd are lu The work will be completed before Purlers which is expected by tbe latter of uext At 04 be returns bulletin will be prepared ihowlng the population of the ConflHgrutlun nt started In tbe rear portion of a ruutaunint In the cnntrul part of thli village at 1 oclock Baturdny aud before It could be gotten under control ten business housoi weiu partially Ilvutli ot HU KiCuiiloUnntti KKW TbouiM 70 jBiirs mi Uluil ut 1 oclock tktur diy monilutf at the Hotul at and Blulb The WHI A Murderous a WON I thy who for toveral yearn puat boa been engaged In mining opera was shot dend Friday ly William a nliht while re sisting nrroet while Weath ers wus hit on tho head with a club by and may die A Dynamite UKUUN A charge of rtjimiil e was exploded under the bouse of at 4 oclock Friday morn iHilly shut erltig the front of tbe huuse hut not uruusly Injuring any imMuber of HID Is a licjnor Fur Smyrna Oil Wire and Cocoa LadluH like to nun the No west and Finest in House The Battiest way to BUO them id to Ml frequently at our whether you wish to buy or HOWELL Iiiitroiuoi Ills Millars thu uilllio u c ill Mm voluntari ly given liu nilinr in ill s vlciuliy HU ad VHIIUV In tvngrrf of i In ning The raise will uffcut aiiout S 0 miners TUB JflUKST Radiant TI1K IIKHT ItAKU CXUL 1IASW MOST rlCUrivlT COOK HTOVK MA KJ1 llifUH WA1UUNTK1 KOIt tlVK it 101 iul 102 3f
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.