Alton Daily Telegraph, December 19, 1890 : Front Page

Publication: Alton Daily Telegraph December 19, 1890

Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 19, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 30. ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER lf). 181)0. NO 165 mum IU THE FRONT COMPLETE and Kell Ahead of| all Competition, sorted stock of C3r OQDq COMPLETE IN ASSORT!!EN r ! SPLENDID IN QUALITY I OVERFLOWING WITH GENEROUS BARGAINS! • thuolif* t>ti r n fgnnt Un* in u'i* departs J ft** Hv*.V--»TA!    ?n‘1    <’V0rY    to IO ti.OKU ami '•OLD FEM fur la.Uer " n,l    Sffji    *0%?*” ,‘KV ag- He OKh—standard Works, Holiday urn Kook A Frightful Tragedy Committed at Shakopee, Minn., ANO NO CLEW TOTHE PERPETRATOR. n,M    .    Juvenile    »«k*l Booklets,etc etc DULLS! DOLLS! DULL HUGGINS! Wf off or thf* best quality full sued, t ,i tods at Lowest prices.* in clima, wax, washable, bl none, Jointed, rubber. patent, dressed *01 body and musical dolls, uoa’l rail to sec Ibis line TOYS. Patent swinging anti Hhoo-fly bors-es, llano*, Wash Sots. Tea and Din* lier Sets, Huck and Haw, Tool « io-xta, Mastic Lantern*. Tin Toys,Iron Toy wheel Harrow-Tot Desks and Ta hies, ( ai is anti KS-press Wuirons, Toy Trunks, Toy Musical Instruments, et*,, etc. MTKASL T AMD I'LL’HH t.ti dis XMAS T-R.JE-E ORNAMENTS. Plush Birds, Marland Mtiss. Paper Ornaments, Glass lamps, Dandle Holders, Candles, Tree Holders, id some forty < r t >re different de ns of tree or-aments. graphs, Work Htan ts ami Haskett, Dressing Cases, Manicure Hots, #Itav*ng Jar and Cuff Boxes, c igar t an ». X MAH AMD new TBV RH ('A HRH, hook I LTS, Aline seer sh own In Alton, and at Prices that vs -ll ii Kike or yourt#\A. «g-GAMP'of all kinds Including the pi IJT cest. etc .Ute. Photograph Alnuin , we handle no trash,; Auto ‘ clum La els, child's nets, Brush and Comb Hots, et*, lur int “et*. Trave er's Dressing ase*, Col-llt>rn Gao l- perfume cn#«s, Shell B* xes, etc., etc. Tho most complete and elegant *oinpoDlion weary. Call and see Halloa. Anabasis, Histllnda. Parch ALL SORTS, Music Boxes playing I, I A, g and I airs, Violin and Guitar strings, Ac., Accorded n s, Ha-mollie- s, Prayer itoek-l*u tui1 eta i ok s Schools Hup riles, Tissue rapers a i * shades (Im ittrted anti rainiest))* Ac. Ae,. Ac , Ac., Ac., Ac Sd* Select your HOU DAT GOODS tiowl Don’t till th last moment and remember we will lay aside for A marry Xmas once agvin And you ahull navu it, one and alL If you will look over our stock, Anti heed our urgent ©all; Fop all that’t fine In the H dldajr line. You’ll sooner or later discover Can be had by one an I all If you look our stock over. CHAS. I. DEGENHART, 101 and 103 cor. Third and Pi Ma at Bg Alton. Merry Christmas. NICK PKH KUM KS KROM lOc UP. Sachet Powde rs, Cologne, Candies, Combs, Mulish os, rors, Kin© Soaps, Kt<\ • Hat— AT —o- - Fine AI ir- MARSH S DRUG STORE ALTON AND UPPER ALTON, ~ ITS NO SECRET.- That our STOCK la the MOST COMPLETE ever drought to Alton. We eau show you Something Ne*’ aa often aa you call In: CARPETS: Tape-dry,    Doily Brussels Ingrain,    Art >quatres. Rag or Hemp IIM OURTAmS: Dado or Plain, Lace or Portion HNT RUGS: Fur Moquette, Smyrna A Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats. I did lee like to tee the Neureat and Finest In House Decorations. The Barniest way to see them is to fall frequently at oar establishment, whether you wiah to buy or not. A. J. HOWELL. FALL SUITS. I AM WOW HEADY TO Ft? HH toll EV BKT MAN Ik .ALTO* WITH A SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES, A VV cm 11 by I l«-t I rrd Merchant, HU Wife and Grand-.on Found Murdered—The Mi.teflon, Part of the Affair la Tbot Rubbery Wa, Mot the Object — Work of a Smooth It i„ al at St. Pan)—A Murderer Sentenced to Dentil. SHAKOPEE, Minn., Dec. 18.—Never ainee | the celebrated raid by the Younger brothers on the neighboring town of Northfield has there been no much excitement ns over the discovery Wednesday of » triple tragedy, to the author of which then* ta not the alightest clew, John Spearman wan a wealthy retired merchant, I living with bia wife and grandson, George 1 Russell, aged It, in a house in a lonely |Mirt of town. \ rn I ag Kuaaell had been a regular attendant at school, and his MI-are to appear since Monday excited the attention of bis teacher, who induced two neighbors to enter the house Wednesday. They prix waled in, finding the frout d<*»r unlocked. A Horrible Discovery. L> n the parlor floor lay the body of Mrs. Spearman with the head crushed nod several fatal wounds on her breast. Her luniila were rigidly f Hate tied upon the rug ami Id is si won spat tem! about the room. In a nicking chair in the sitting room, next behind, was the body of Mr. spearman with bead thrown bock and mouth open, atone dead, but with no mark of violence. Proceeding upstairs. tim sen rehem found the body of young Russell lying in bis lied, neatly covered up. No signs of a struggle nor marks of violence were visible, but the boy woe dead. Til* approach of the searchers frightened away a troop of rata, which hod mutilated the bodies about the extremities. Xii Robbery t old ml t ted. All of the victims had been dead some days. Tim coroner bt #l>-ent at St. Paul, and until hit return nothing will he done by the official* begoud searching the holt**- There is not the slightest clue to the mystery A con-iderahle sum of money was found in the pocket of Spearman, and more was discovered in a writing desk near him. Nothing alstut the house, in the way of silverware or other valuables, had I cen touched, aud robbery was certainly md the object of the crime. Detectives from ht. Paul have tieen summoned to ferret lait the j>erj»et rut ors. A VERY SMOOTH THIEF, He Visits the Residence of Ills V U llin, in a I arriage. St. Pai l, Minn., Dec. 18.—C. W. Moore, olios William Htrook, bas been arrested bere for burglary ilia operations were con fin eti to the elite of Summit avenue, and his mode of operations was very stylish. In a fine rig he would drive to the door of a prate ut hum mansion and ring the hell, lf answered he made a plausible excuse and drove off. If unanswered he quietly walked in and helped himself; if any resident returned home before he got out his (arriage outside afforded him a multitude of plausible things to say, and before the truth was known he was safely out of the way. IMertivee Daly and Horan unravelled his scheme and took him in Wednesday afternoon They have a aum* ber of rase* against him and he will come up for trial in the municipal court. The detectives found out that Moore hails from Chicago and ie an old time crook of the moat ingenious and dangerous sort. Neatened! to Death. Ottawa, Ilia., Dee. ie.— It now looks aa if the murder of David Moore, the Omaha traveling man, in Allen [Mirk, iu this city, June 33 lari, would he fully avenged. William O’Brien, one of Ford’s accompli) cs, was given a sentence of life imprisonment in September, and Wednesday evening the jury condemned Ford to death. The verdict was received with a murmur of satisfaction. The coolness of the prisoner was the wonder of all. He never blanched or quivered, but smiled blandly during th# polling of the jury and the motion of the defense for a new trial. This is the first conviction of murder in this county for over thirty years. Probably Gone to Canada. Chicago, Dec 18.—Frederick Albrecht, (rf the Arm of Albrecht fit Ca, furniture manufacturers, St Went Pearson street, disappeared, aud it is charged that he baa I Iftecn Men lte»lei;«-«t on spring t'reek, at Daly's Ranch To the Resell#. Denver, Colo., Dec. 18 —A di-patch from Rapids City, time*) 3:30 a. rn. nays A courier just In has aroused th# camp. He brings the tiding* that Afteen men are besieged by tbs Indians on Spring creek at Daly n ranch. Three attempts have learn made by t lie host I hoi to lire the ranch, one of which was nearly successful. One of the besieged is the Hon. M H. Day, aide de camp to the governor of th*- state, The courier bad to fight his way through the Indians, firing both pistols right and left. Gen. Carr has sent Maj. Tupper with IOO men to the rescue; if the Indians ara encountered by the major and his force, short work will i»e mode of them, os Maj Tupper is determined Our **«»|tilrr \%ouii<Jrd. A -iiecial from the camp of the Sixth cavalry on tim Cheyenne river via Rapid City, says: The troops here were joined early Thursday morning by Maj. Parry’s command. Scout (filii ( raven reports that a large number of Indians were seeu in a small creek near Smithville, in the brakes. Shot* were exchanged. While some of the government) wagons were cruwdug Spring creek, they and the escort wet* attacked by iiIkhjI forty indian* and over IU) shot# exchanged One soldier was wounded aud another shot through the hat. A troop of cavalry earn# to th** ir rear un In the Indian atronghnld. lien (Arr sent rn troop of cavalry up into the Had I gun!* to watch the movements of the hostiles. A signal wan established by which the troop* were to be inforced in cane of an attack. They reported about seventy t« |»e»-* being seen in the ludiau stronghold and totally inaccessible. The only known outlet of recap# for t hen# Indians is a trail which goes to Cottonwood Heros# tile road from Kapid Creek to VS ounded Knee, crossing the Cottonwood before it crosses Had Water, to near th# high spa)-# occupied by the borides. Thia pass will ii# cloned by a large body of troops trf th# Sixth infantry. Funeral of Indian INilleemrn. FOHT Yates, N. D-, Dec 19,-The funeral of the Ave Indian policemen who gave up their lives so heroically Monday morning, took place at th* agency Wednesday afternoon. The full military force (rf the fort was on hand aud a regular military funeral was held. It was very impressive. Four were buried in the Catholic cemetery aud the firth, Utile K-igIe, being a Protestant, will Is* interred on Grand river. Hitting Hull’* body waylaid away iu th# p>>-t graveyard with few honors. A CLASH OF OPINION. Lively Ovation of the Nebraska Farmers' Alliance at Linrola. Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 19.-Wednesday’* session of the state Farmers* Alliance was a somewhat stormy one, as the Van Wyck and Burrows factions dashed quite frequently. The following officer* were elected: President, John H. Powers, of Hitchcock county, con tesla ut for the of* Ace (rf governor: vice president, H. G. Stewart, of Box Butte county; secretary and treasurer, J M. Thompson, of Lau caster county Executive committee—Jay Burrow*, of Gage county; Allen Poole, af Douglas county; B. F Allen, of Cons county; C. VV Beal, (rf Custei county; H. IL McGaw, of Adams county. It is under stood that four of the members of this committee are anti-Burrows men. First Blood for Tan Wyck. In the afternoon ex-Senator Van Wyck, after a nu inlier of efforts to lie recognised by the chair, off era-1 a resolution declan ug the sense of the Alliance to he that all gold contracts should be abrogated aud that silver, graenlMuks and national bank notes should make a legal tender for all debts, public and private President Powers and Van Wyck dashed a number of times. Pawers sent the sergeant-at arms to put him out, but Van Wyck showed Aght aud th# officer did not touch him. Powers threatened the police, but Van defled him. After a long and acrimonious discussion the resolution wa* put aid went through with a whirl. First blood was therefore swarded to Van Wyck. MINNESOTA SWAMP LANDS An I ai part aal DaeUioa Handed Dow* by th# Mu pre no Coart. HT PAUL, Dec. 18.—The supreme court Weduesday afternoon handed dawn one of the important decisions in this territory, It related to the celebrated swamp lands litigation, and it assured to the Duluth aud Iron Bauge rood the title to between 8,i«»,OW and t.DUMWO acre* of land in the northern part of the state The title of the suit U the Minneapolis and Bt. Cloud A Chicago Banking House in Deep Trouble. FCFC ED TO MAKE AN ASSIGNMENT. Suopl'iasM ftcports of th# Hank’s Condi-Hon Remit* iii a Mtridy Drwta of Deposits sad Finally aa Alignment -A spokane Fall*. Wash., Hank I alls— Failure of Farmer* In Illinois and Pennsylvania Other Troubles. Chicago, Dot. lB.-The banking and brokerage house of ft, A. Kean St Co., IOO W nabitiglon str-ad, ha* been assailed by tho*# with whom it ha# had recent dealings and baa failed The trouble culminated Wednesday In a suit commenced upon a (2,1*10 check, with xertow* charge* alleged by a < ‘tilcago lumber to force its payment What Attorney Fennell Maya. The liabilities are e*timated at MX*),OOO. It I* said that the a**-ts will not amount to over ode fourth of the liabilities. W. I P. Fennell, attorney for Mr. Kean, said { Thursday morning that there hod been a •toady drain- not a run on the bank since tbs brit day of the present month, when suspicious report* of the bunk's condition ; first began to Is* circulated amoug the de j I posit*T*. Two hundred thousand dollars ! in cash, Mr. Fennell said, had beeu withdrawn from the (tank in fourteen days, sud that anion:;! in the*-# time* of tight I I money, he said, is no insignificant sum. Turned liver Alt Ills Property. In making tbs n-ig ii merit Mr. Kean turned over every bit of tangible property be owned. Including his home and ail ! properly here ami < I*-where. In the but- j gunge of his attorney, “he he cam# down I town Thursday morning with HO in his j pocket all he has in the world.” Benjamin F Jacobs, the a^ignra, took posers- j •iou of lite Lank Thursday morning. He ho|»>* to put the hank on its feet again ; by effecting a r<-organ I Ba ti on. He dei lines I to sea th# bauk’a credits**. No other lo : I cal bunk is affected Iff the failure, and the J prmddent* of all the national banks agree that monetary matter* iu this city ara in , an excclh pi condition. _il*iiiilHSiiSSW. A *|M«kane Foils Hash la Trouble. Spokane Pallid, Wash., Dec- 18. The 1 | doors of the ripnknne Falls National J I bonk, one of Hie largest institutions in j I the city, were not ojiened Wednesday j I morning. For nearly a year it has been : I known among bankers tnat the (sulk was ; I lo financial -trait*, and more than one# i other banks have helped it out. tv 111 Hi upsi th# Rank. HURON, & D., Dec. lit—Arrangements ■ have been made to re) • lien tit# Huron Na ] Buttal bauk, which failed Tuesday, and i pay all depositor* deairing their money. Bunkers in Chicago, Sioux Falls, and other j place* have telegraphed volunteering old, aud Urging the bank to resume business OTHER BUSINESS NOT EA- Request ad to Reslga at Oaee. Fort Dodge, Iowa. Dee. 18. Every lo- j cal agent of tile Champion Harvester company la thia territory baa been requested I by the compony to forward blo resignation at once The reason given for this I wholesale decapitation is that the Amen J can Harvesting company, the new trust, will hereafter transact all business of th# J ompnity, To some of the older and must I trusted agents it was intimated that the tru»t might offer them situation* shortly. ; A* this course will lie followed by Hie J other companies of the ioidMm, hundreds of men will thus And themselves out of a situation in this territory COAL The Famous Gillespie Soft COAL delivered at five minutes notice in any ot the city. Burns to a Clear Gray Ash, no Clink ers or Cinders. Best Soft Coal in the West. HARD COAL Iii all Price**# Hiztts, Delivered at Lowest Market Quality Unsurpassed, BUY NOW, BEFORE THE BIG ADVANCE. B. L. Dorsey. 310 Belle street. TKi.EPHONK 84 AND 91. GOING OUT % BUSINESS. LE3YSER BRO’S. Now is Hie time for Bargains_ CHBISTMiS FBESERTS ii HUF PUCE loin, c HINA ANIK ItlNQl |; DOLLM, VANEK TABLES, CHAIRS, ALBUMS, ELI SH CASES, —For Christmas Presents, at_ 'S. SKATES. MUMMA LV BARNEY <fc BERRY’S. NMMffKR Y Failure of I- armer*. Shelbyville, Ills., Dec 1B.—H. H. Funk, an exton-ive farmer and stock dealer and Otic of the largest land owners in Shelby county, has failed. Liabilities about IBNI,UU); a-»et* about (nm,(no. Option dealing aud th# failure of the Newton, Kau., bank, where be had large deposits, were the causae of his insolvency. Ilt'STlNMMIX, Pa., Dec. 18— Johu M. Shank, a prominent fanner and grain dealer of Warrior’s Mark, this county, ha* made sn alignment for lite benefit of his creditor* to Samuel Bowl*!on IdaMlltlre ♦ll),(HI), MSK I •&,<**> Pitts :U5 & Hamill, Hello Street. taken with him about f12,oui) in cosh and road, appellant, vs the Duluth and Win-nole*. He left lite factory telling the fore- mpeg, ap|iellant, the Duluth and Iron mon he wa* going to the bank to draw Bange, intervener and respondent The money with which to pay the men, who, it judgment of the lower coart is affirmed, seems, bad not received any wages for > The tract in que«tion extends for ten tulles nearly three weeks. This wu the last on either ride of the I nm Hang# road. The made ri**M •LOTH* [SELECTED K4PEC1ALLT FO* ALL wear. CU*. IN THE MOST STTLISB MANNEH, Witlx Perfect Fit, F AED At Figure* t lisAt will PLeaae All. H.O. G. Moritz. *u of him For the lost fortnight he has been di-po-iug of hi* stock at a low figure, it is said, aud in nearly every case be collected tm delivery. He al*o collected a large number of outstanding billa. Trampled HI* Enemy to Death. ATW(*»t>, Ilia, Dec 18 -Noble Randall. a ii«--pc rate character of thia place, went to the borne (rf hi* neighbor. John A. Gibber, To today night, and, calling bim out, provoked a quarrel, th# two being old encl 11 lea Randall knocked Gibber down aud trampled him to death under hie heel, crushing his skull aud otherwise niuUlat ing him badly. A lady of Atwood mea haiktd for the murderer I'needs) night, with th# intention of lynching him, but be could not be found. M# DeUea the Mate of Missouri. WIST Pl Al xs, Mo, Dec 18 —-Considers bl# excitement prevails at Summerville, a small village near bere. Home time ago a men near this town shot and killed the mars)iaI. who wsa trying to place hint under arrest The murderer escaped to his home, behind which is a large oars, in which be I* now, armed to the teeth and boasting that there are not men enough la the stoic to capture him. Lynches* After a Miscreant. TY*) OLA, Ilia., Dec. 19.- Nolo* Randall, a tough character of Atwood, a village near here, Tuesday night assaulted aud brutally murdered John A Gilbert, a railroad mea, agal ti* t whom Randall bad a grudge A lynching party was formed to hang the munl rer, but be eluded bis pursuers sad escaped. A M tfe Murderer Hanged. Wells no, Cml, Doc. ii.—Arthur Hoyt Day, who murdered his wife by pushing ber ov-r a cliff at Niagara Fall* in July biri, wa* ba*i-d#d at fed! o’clock Thursday morning. The condemned mas walked to the «* iffold firmly and with a smile go his face His death was easy Minneapolis and Hi. Cloud road is one of the original companies now a part of the Great Northern system. Fort of a Railway Swept A a ay. Philadelphia, Bac. Iii—The Five-Mile Beat h railroad, which runs front Cape May Coart House to Angleton, N J., ha# been washed away for a distance of three and one half miles, the track being piled up against the telegraph poles Communication with Augie*ca can only be had by mean* of bauta. At Sea Isle City consider aide damage was done. The railroad from that point to Ocean City, which runs along the beach, wa# badly damaged, as is also the rood to Avalon Wosijouts are namer ou*, aud it will be -event! week* tadore Communication with these points is fully iwtorwt The bridge scram tbs Townstmd inlet* ..nd Comm'* inlet are reported dam- . aged. Mrs. Malferd Ret Deed. Chicago, Dec ti.—Mrs. A. E. Mulford, I who shot herself st home in the Charlevoix flats st Ohio and Hush streets, was still liring Wednesday, but la « precarious condition The physicians said that Mrs. J Mulford had a cha ac# of recovery provided inflammation did not set in Iii health sad the fear that she wa* about to become ins ult wa* what caused the attempt at suicide. Freak Caille# Again Insane. Chicago, Dec 19.—Frank Collier, the cai), brilliant lawyer, ho* for Ute third tim*’ collapsed, sud is now st the home of bis mother, (iv-sly. silent and melancholy, He remains Indoor- and talks little, He is no! liger stub)torn, and ho* no violent outbursts, although be manifests pieasure at the v.»;t* of hi* friend* Ma* IGA t ears Did. IIor -lKSYli LF, Ky., Dec lit—Rachel A it-i cr ><*, colored, di**i of old age Tues-de) at cr hotnt near Stowell htation, this count), In the 108th year of her ago. Mad# aa Assignment. Provide* ch, R. I., I c, It—Owen Bd**., a*, in* of tim Auantic nulls, have made an assignment to Charles ll. Mer* riant. I-lab! litie« are large, but the mills a ill continue to ran as uaual nuder the management of Stephen (J, Me calf. The soignee refuses to give any figures. The amount, which is no doubt about ffcU.UOUi it confined to a few creditors, who will he able to stand the lorn. He l ea* «-• Ike Trust. Port Dodge, Iowa, Dec. Ii.—IL R Heath, Ute proprietor (rf the big De* Moines oatmeal mill, has telegraphed his resignation to the secretary of the National Oatmeal trust. Mr. Heath has been a member )rf the trust for ten years. He is now erecting a large oatmeal mill bere It will have a capacity of XU barrels a day, and w ill be operated independently of Hie combine Vt age* Red a red Gy Peer steak. New Bedford, Moms., Dec. lf.—Thirty mule spinner* am! ten back boy* an tit* Acushurt null- left cork, and at at open Sir meeting appointed a committee to wait on the Bull authorities. The trouble is said to be the usa of poor stock, whhh reduce# w#g< v If so satisfaction (sub he obtained the matter will be placed in the hand* crf the local branches af the Splatters* union, _ Silk Manufacturers Fall. NKW Volta, Dec 19.—Bttlabach, Wenlge Sc Bulker, silk manufacturers at Odlegc I'm ut, hare confessed judgment for 85b, ] In favor of William Openhajntta St Bona, importer* of this city, w in) have beeu their cottimiwiioa men it a ut*. It Ut said that th# I la bi Ii I ie* are about # I.Vi.‘Mi, and uouiluai assets in rice*# of thai amount. * nwiteluaea us strike., Cob-., Dec. 18.-All the Union ! Pacific switchmen at Rnwliaa, Wyo, wi at o it ou strike Wednemlay and the only train* moving are the mails. It la believed ic-re that th** movement is in sympathy with the strikers at Ogden, and wilt prob ably be general over the entire Hoe. - trut h Pp) rut#uni ta Montana. («1M*»K. Mont., Der    18.--1‘etroieum ha* been struck in an artesian well here a) a depth of 818 feet aud is flowing in , considerable quantity. The well wa* be* 1 leg bored for water, and struck oil. low is tbe tins to get Barbas ii Plus) Cloaks -AT- H. F. LEH N E’S. BK ADY FOK TUE HOLIDAYS! NEW GOODS. SfCoine and ee Them.' IL The Jeweler, Alton. CLOCia la La-g# Variety. Accordians, Violins HILD and SILVER WATCHES! JEWELRY -and- SILVKRWARE -AHD- Guitars. And th sir Su [’plies. Household, Domestic and Standard Sewing Mc's. Sewing Machine Needles and Repair* of all kibda, Hold, Mlver and Steel Spectacles to Suit All. Clock*, Watches and Jewelry Repaired. Chichi sr (ss Ehsush, Rid Chqss    Dr    ammo    Bt    mo *P\\i\iS TMI 0*l«lN*l SMH fttNMINt T- Mi, I •#«. ut    ow cmiUwi <age* Du*^a #>•*#    n*a SmmMpd fa- "S* r#L« I • #|).<P kltMl. (<Au Mwn *    •    m    !.»•    »--»-<1    •    IM    I    »l    »    ti    IIM    UT if U MMM- *• »#»#»*(•.•* #».:*»,- - n-lTpf f.,    -    Z    . ■■fSHHi    ***"'    «0)Cet#T*e Celli ;

Share Page

Publication: Alton Daily Telegraph

Location: Alton, Illinois

Issue Date: December 19, 1890