Alton Daily Telegraph

View full pageBecome a member

Issue date:

Pages available: 10

Previous edition:

Next edition: - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions

About Alton Daily Telegraph

Publication name: Alton Daily Telegraph

Location: Alton, Illinois

Pages available: 24,376

Years available: 1853 - 1962

Learn more about this publication


  • 2.14+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Find your ancestors now
Start your Genealogy Search now
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Alton Daily Telegraph, December 30, 1890

Get access to these newspapers Plus 2.14+ billion other articles

OCR Text

Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 30, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 30.ALTON, ILL., TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 30. 1800. NO 173 i ' Mr. Gladstone Celebrates His Natal Day. A PLEASANT TIME AT HAWARDEN. Blank Books. Day Books, Journal*, Ledgers, Ca-di Books, etc., all sizes anti styles cf binding*. Memorandums. Just received, an entirely new and well assortfd^stook of Memorandum*. Inks. '    We    handle    only    the    beat*    l.evison and Blythe’s are-non- corosive. Front does not injure these Ink*. They have no sediment. SOTt lur Inks are eapt dally adapted for us* in Stylograpbic and Fountain Pens. Pens. We carry in stock Kste rh rooks and Gdlott’s (the only good pens). For a Gold Pen there is none superior to the “Johnson” Pen of which we have a well ae sorted stock of all sizes. The same with or w thout pearl handle. Writing Tablets. If in need of anything in tins line. you should examine our large and complete assortment. Tissue Paper. Imported and Domestic, and I lower Materials. At CHAS. J. DEGEN HART S, Third and Pinna Hts, Merry Christmas. NICK PKHKUMKS FROM lOc UI • Sachet I Powders, Cologne, h jno Candies, Combs, Brushes, Mirrors, Fine Soaps, flite?. . -o— AT —a— MARSH S DRUG STORE ALTON AND UPPER ALTt^ ITS NO SECRET. TIM our STOCK is MOST COMPLETE ever wrought to Alton. We can* show you Sonm.uing New aa often aa you call in. OARJPE'rSs Tapestry.    Brussels Ingrain,    Art h(Blares, Rag or Hemp. HST CURTAINS: Dado or Plain, Lace or I ortier. IIV RUGS: Fur Moquette, Smyrna & Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats. hi and Finest lo House Decorations. Ths _ 'rttXTli- *■ «® c»“    •»    »" mUIUAomM. whethsr you wish to buy or not. A. J. HOWELL FALL SUITS. , am now he aul to rUM»l* ■'    »A* l* ALT°" Wl™ 4 SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES, mad, r.-«    Mixt- A,, MneuuT «• ■pi a J j Ll "VAT" Bl -A- TR- CU in Tim MOST ST TUSH UA****, _o- AMD —o— At Figure* that will Please AIL H.O. Gk Moritz. Uavellina of a fountain Krrclel In Cen-nrmorstloa of th, Grand Old Mta'i G«I(!,n a>(ldlR|—Th, ('Mating ( un for-•ne, at Pari, Il«-»v*e«*n I*, mr 11 md O’Brisa—Ths Groat Railway Nlrlk# la Scotland—Other Korol git Moira. LONDOS, Dec. 80.—Monday occurred the Bist anniversary of the birth of William Ewart Gladstone, who spent lo the day in the mid-! of his family and surrounded by friend,. Advice, from Hawarden are to the effect that the Welsh village was crowded with visitor, who came from near and far to pay their reaped, and tender their congratulation, to the vigorous old Ktatixmen. Among the throng who visited Hawarden ca,lie were many of Mr. Gladstone's American admirer,. Political Luau. Ic* Were There. It wa, noticeable, too, that political enemies aa well aa allies were of the manlier who most cordially saluted the distinguished host, In addition to all thin, vast stacks of congratulatory letter, and telegrams, variously originating in America, Australia, the continent, aud all parts of the British empire poured in upon Hawarden. Mr. Gladstone, whose health Is of the beat, aa usual on such occasion*, attended religious service, accompanied by Mrs. Gladstone and other member, of the family, most of whom gathered to do honor to their illustrious kinsman. Unveiling of a Count aln. , loiter in the day Mr. Gladstone drove In an open carriage to attend the unveiling of a toautiful fountain which the people of Hawarden, irrespective of politics, have erected to commemorate hi* golden wedding, and which is placed just outside of the chief entrance to the castle. In his speech, accepting the gift and thanking the donors, Mr. Gladstone said that after fifty years of residence In their midst, lie had become so warmly a (tao heil to Hawarden that he hoj*-d to continue with them during the remaining years of his Ufo    _______ PARNELL-O’BRIEN CONFERENCE. The Important Event Kapeeted to Take Place In u Short Time. Dublin, Dec. »).—The Freeman’s Journal says that the conference between i Messrs Parnell and O'Brien will be beld I at Boulogne very soon. Messrs. John Bed-| mood. Kenny. and. perhaps, Mr. Campbell, member, of the house of commons, will be present st the meeting. The paper observes that whatever may be the outcome of the conference, nobody will be able to say that l'arnell bas placed barriers In the way of any agreement that might tie looked forward to. Deny Their Hight to Dirts!#. The mayor-elect and five of bis predecessors in the mayoralty of Cork have written to Mr. O’Brien stating that it is the opinion of the people of Cork that English statesmen in conjunction with Gladstone have attacked Parnell's position. Tbs gentlemen referred to add that much aa they appreciate Gladstone's services, and deeply feeling the obligations duo to the liberals, they deny their right to dictate to Irishmen as to who should or who should not be their leaders. D. O. Mills in Marry a Marquise. LONDO!, Dec Mi—The engagement of Mr. D. O. Mills, of New York, to the Marquise de Talleyrand is announced here. The lady was before marriage known to New York society aa Miss Elisabeth (-UT tis, daughter of Mr Joseph Davis Beers-Curt is. of Boston. Bbs was tom Nov. 18, IMT, and is therefore in her 44th year, and is described as s lady of the highest accomplishments. Bbs met < bar lee Maurice Camille, marquise of Talleyrand, during one of ber trips to Europe, and was married to him in Nlos, March IS, 1*17. The union did not prove a happy one and she obtained s divorce. Passenger Trafllr living He.uuied. Glasgow, Dec. BU.—The railway situ* lion in Scotland steadily improves, and passenger traffic is being generally resumed The North British Hallway company has commenced reopening its local lines or “feeder," and the movement of freight train, is uow slowly progressing The attitude of employers and strikers alike remain unchangi*d. The men are determined to fight to the hitter end, and the railway officials remain stubborn in their purpose to crush the rebellious workmen.__ Clergymen BM# with Ike Striker* EDIN Bt boh, Dec. aa—At a large meeting Sunday, at which several clergymen delivered addresses, resolution- wen# adopted expressing sympathy with the striker,. The passenger servics continues to improve, and mails are being handled with almost the customary regularity, but the freight traffic is still demoralised, and there are no signs of a sett lament of the dispute. _ Never VV role for tke Irish World. Lox DOH, Dec Sa—Mr. O'Brien, In hie di-patch front Paris denying that he ever wrote a line for The Irish World, as stated by The London Times, added that he had caught The Times at its “old Pig«ttry trick,” aud that be would not permit that paper to sail away with its “quibbling, die-Honest reply, pinned to a false, malicious libel.” Mr*. Mao key** Gates* Parches* Lovoo*, Dec. SIO.-Mrs. John W. Mackay has paid 88SD,(lit) for Hanford house, quite a ; handsome price for the property Bile is now busy removing her art treasures from her Paris bouse, and they will he placed in • he London mansion a* soon a* the necessary changes and repairs have been com pieted.    mammmmmmm Rilled ky a Holler Ha plosion. LIV) Brool, Dec IO.—A toiler in tim Irvin’s laid factory exploded Monday. Three pens: us were killed and the building badly wrecked by the explosion. Rig I* lase ie aa Teaaossos Tows. Columbia. Team. Dec. BL—fire which started Sunday on the public squaiw de-gtroyed five brick bnsinasa blocks, five saloons, two frame grocery stores, a saddler shun, tother shop, and a number of tenement house lase* estimated at ISO,(WU, insurance about half. t aller* la Wry Goods. Anniston, Ala., Dec. Bu.—H- C. Marks Bt t o., one of the largest dry good* houses la this city, have mad* an assign meat, and ILB Wolf has been appointed receiver. las'ditties, 181,000-, easel* #10,000. NEGRO GHOST DANCERS. gansas City Colored People Are Looking for a Messiah. Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 80.—The ghost dance now in progress among the negroes o# this city is piettided over by Reuben Carter, who proclaims himself as the forerunner of the black messiah who is coming. The dance is nothing more than th* voodoo deuce of the Louisiana and Georgia negroes, only it has not progressed aa fat as those terrible orgies. Carter led th* mad dance with sn energy that wa* stir prising He was stripped stark naked with the exception of a cloth fastened around his waist. Hi, body wa, oiled until it shone in the light of the caudles which were stuck around the room. About his neck and banging down his back were a lot of rattlesnake skins Un his breast hung a voodoo charm ‘iring composed of tones, shells and odds aud ends of all volta. A Monotonous Kong. In hi* left hand he carried a rabbit’* foot, while in the right, he held a willow wand, at one end of which wax tied s bunch of rooster's feather*, which be whirled about as he danced. A, the dance proceed# I the asse rn bind crowd kept up s monotonous song. full of melody, with s humming interlude, the refrain being the word “come," which some of th* singer* repeated constantly. Faster and fastel grew the dance, until at last Carter cam* to a full stop His eye* became flied sud assumed a glassy np|M**rance, and he sank to the floor 8lowly, Uke one asleep, th* prophet turned anil row to a kneeling posi thin, and with bis ayes Still Axed togsu t« talk. The Promised Land. lie described how they would be led Ic a land where perpet tial summer reigned Mid where they would have all th-lr hearts desired if they cully bad faith. They would to shown miracle* and sign* end wonders which would convince them that their leader wa, the true messiah Oklahoma was the promised land; there magnificent cities would rise from th* earth to be occupied by the blacks. He continued in this strain for more than an hour, and then dismissed the throng, bid ding ttom spread the glad tidings among the people. ____ PERISHED WITH COLD. Mi* rresea tu llesth In Illinois anti Hew York. PlNCKWXrviu.t, Ilia, Dec.HO.—Saturday night about ll o’clock K.vrl Both. a young German ciliium of thi, place, started from town to his home slxmt three block* from the public square, Thi* wa* the last seen (rf him until 0 «) Sunday morning when bb body wa* found lying in the snow, frown stiff. He died within ton fart of a house and probably made no outcry or the Inmates would have beard him. It is supposed that bs fell down and wae unable to get up. (tarted la a tass Drift. Wheeling, W. Va., Dec. HU - The first losa (rf life In this section from the grrat snowstorm is Just reported from Hamlin, Lincoln couuty. Munds)- .lames Vert., e school teacher, was found frown to death near there. He was buried in a snowdrift od a road leading across the mountain, from rd* Mil# creek to Mud river, and was evidently on his way home to spend New Year's wbeu overcome by the ooh!. A Victim at New York. New Yobx. Dec. Ba—Frank A. Early, BO year* old, of WI Courtland street, was found dead Monday morning in a snow heap at the corner of Frankfort and Pearl streets His body was taken to the Oak Bt rest Police station Early wa* sn operator on the waiting Hat of t lie NNY*taro Union Telegraph company. Hi* wife aud child are living in Newburgh, N Y. AN EMU (HASH Bank Robber* Pursued by Several Policemen. SKATE S MS MBC* BOLD BURGLARY AT SOUTH CHICAGO. Three Desperate Men Rob a Rank la dread Day Light and Make (sud Their Ktrwpe. (tut Are Captured After aa Kiel!lag Chase af Berea Miles One et tke Thieves Wounded— A Record af Other Deed* of Wickedness. Chicago. Dec. BO.—Three men mad* a bold and successful raid on the bank at Mouth Chicago Monday. Shortly after noon, while the cashier was alone in the bank, three men drove up in a buggy, to which a gray torse was hitched. They entered tile bank, and while one of tliem ■covered’ the cashier with his revolver th*- others took every dollar of cash ai# negotiable securities within reach aud durn ped them into a bag. The man with the revolver stood guard over the cashier, while the other robbers put the money iu the buggy and prepared for a rapid start. When every thing*™ a* ready the chap outside gave the signal and the one who aaa guarding the cashier hacked out of the door and made a flying jump into the buggy, Twanf tke Men Captured. The police were at one notified of the matter and half a down officer, on speedy bors*-* and .trined with rifles and BB vol vers were soon in hot pursuit Attern chaa* of ■even miles the police * aptate I two of til# robbers at Madison Park. live mile* from this city, ami re< overed ail (be money, a tout (VUU) i Several shots aet* exchanged between the police and th.* fleeing robber* and one of til# latter wa, xeiiimdy wounded in the thigh The third robber is stilt at large} The judice say the men are the an im- who sttori-ssfttllf robbed the cashier of Allerton'* pa king house a few week* I ago and they have been closely watching I them for severe! days. BARNET & BERRY’S. bumbee LV Fitts & Hamill, 315 Bello Street. SUFFERING IN OKLAHOMA. Th* People of th# Hew Territory la Deplorable Condition. Topeka. Kan., Dec sa—The people of Oklahoma are in * dr [durable condition Buffering is not eooAosd to the rural districts, bn! to thousands who are trying to live in the half-dossn cities sud town* Many of these have eon* in from the country lo get employment. Ed P. Greer, editor (rf Th* Winfield Courier and half owner of The Guthrie Capitol, la In the city, and talked of th* destitution of the people of Oklahoma. He said: “There are hundred* of men togging shoot the streets of Guthrie for work, willing to do nu) thing to buy food for their hungry children. The same condition exists st Oklahoma City and Kingfisher. It could not to otherwise, for nothing ba* been produced in the territory ain*-# th* open ing bat little cotton and a fair crop of turnips. Everything Bold la the store* comes from ouuUto, and price* are high." I'nless Immediate aid is furnished the people of that territory, many of whom art- unable to get away, will starva la all the early history of th# western country there ha* not been such destitution as now prevail, in Oklahoma. Aati-Rldaapiag Laager- New Yore, Use BO.-The new Anti-Kidnaping league’s national committee have issued an address to th* public, -lot ing that many sane persona have been I proved in court lately to be illegally Im prisoned in lunatic asylum*, and that such imprisonment is easily inflicts*! without trial and hard to escape from It says that rich people whose property is coveted aud pei-xona whose spouses wish to get rid of them are specially liable to kidnaping Th# oommitte* aah* all who know of such canes and all who feel «hernial vex in dan ger (rf such Int alteration to write to Ila j secretary, Mi** U\ lathrop. Think* It I, a Mare'* Rest. Toronto, Ont., Dec. SD.—Oat Pope, i United IG ales consul herr, said Saturday I in reference to a New York newspaper special alleging that American consul* in Ontario have defrauded the United Hist#* out of Bl.OtW.OOO: "I think it is not Mug I more than a mare’s nest- Th# account* of the consul* are Inspected by th* treasury department, and I do not se* bow fraud OOO Id go on without lad ug discovered. There may to such a thing a* petty dis honestv by some rf the smaller sgeiunes, but I think that *1DM»>coaid to figured down to shoat BHB-  _ A Rich INis# fee aoeiskagy. CLX VELAND. O., Dee. HU—Belah Chamberlain, grand uncle (rf Jennie Chamber lain, the fanions American beauty, and an old resident of this city, died Sunday, agla! Th Mr. Chamberlain wa* a leading railroad constructor, having built must of the lines comprising the Chicago, Milwaukie and St I'sui system and other road* His fortune will amount to several million of which his grand niece, Jeuniv, will proto lily Inherit, a large share, sa bs bad no children of hut own. THE CRIMINAL CALENDAR Branch af lh* Mafia la Detroit. Detroit, Mich., Dec so.-Through th# retaining of Charles A Moors, of this city, to assis' in the listen <* of the It diane accused of murdering Chief of police Hen-ne*sy, of New Orleans. It ha- leaked out that a )>r*Heil of the dreaded Mafia exists in this city. It la said that that the so cist) here uumtor sixteen or twenty nu rn bern. Th# managing editor of a Detroit daily has a letter in his jwwwesxion which is signed Ivy Marts, and which order* him un der penalty (rf vague threats to drop the , ase of the word “dago" for I tai las Ie hi* new *p«i>er Arter a Gang of C'oaaterfsiters. LIVI Mil* Tun, Mont, Der BO.— Lamely a band of counterfeiter* has been flooding MouUn* with silver dollars, but the United States officers have torn pmixled as to the location of the counterfeiters On (Saturday United .Stat* * Marshal De vne found a deserted cabin near Gray cliff on the Crow reservation, in which were all the apparatus for the manufacture (rf the spurious coin. A man named Frank Ellis was found in tbs localite sud was arrested. He refuse* to say anything Kent**, el to Death. Baltimore, Md., Dec. aa—William Bianey. who murdered hie grandmother. Mrs Sarah Disney, aud bis aunt. Caroline M. Blaney, on May 8 last, was Mou day sentenced by Judge Ku-wart to to hanged Governor Jackaou will designate the time. The prisoner manifested no concern, whatever, in th# sentence bul towed and smiled to his acquaintances around th* court room. Had Been Drinking Heavily. Chicago, Dee. Ba-Albert Grady, a collection attent in the employ of hi* brot bt r in law, K Hoffman, a cigar dealer, killed himself with a revolver, in hi* room at th# corner (rf Clark and Chestnut streets lie had been drinking heavily and was despondent on account of having spent alt his money in dissipation Stabbed Nim rifteea Time*. Wilmington, Dei., Dec. Ba—Levi Purnell and Lewis l*#ver, af this city, quar reled over a girl Munday night. Purnell , st* bf led his adversary fifteen time# with a butcher knife and then struck bim on tto head with a tea kettle. Letter hovers I > . tweeu lifk sud death. Left the Table sad Shot Himself. Benton, Ilia, Dec aa—Hoses Malone. I who took dinner with his sweetheart on Christmas Day, and. because he was laughed at by some of the family, left the tai,ie aud shot himself, died Buuday Aldrich's (later* Revolution. Washington City, Dec. Ba—Aldrich, in accordance with th* notice given by him heretofore, presented to tto senate Mon day hi* proposed amendment to the rule* of t hat body to provide tor calling th* previous question on any question under deton- during thi# session of rongrro# To a United I'res* reporter later, Aldrich void that he woald not ask f««r tto com-acieration of th* resolute*! Tuesday, tot would tot it go to th* catondar. It will re quire a vote of th# senate to Uke it from th* calendar for conaktoratioo, and to dc this it will to necessary that a quorum of Republican senators be present READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! NEW G-OOD ^Collie and see Them.ijjj E. H. Coil, Tie Jeweler, CI.OCK& In Lars* Variety.! Accordiansj Violins I I " O'    -AMD- s,?waI&. Guitars.^ ‘    ‘M>    And    their    Supplies. Household, Domestic aud Standard Sewing Mc’s. Sewing Machine Needle* and Kcj air* of all kinds, Gold, silver and ^teel Spectacles to Suit All, Clocks, Watches and Jewelry Repaired. — VINK*— GOLD and NI LVL It WATCHES! —RICH**** JEWELRY —AMD— SILVERWARE. FRANK BUDDE. DEALER IN Wines and Liquors. —o- AGENT FOR <►- ANHEUBKR*H HOTTLED BEKB. Alto a Ane stock of Genuine Wino Vinegar on hand. Goods delivered to any pert of the city free of charge. Boutheeet corner of Belle and Fourth at*., (R*ibin’s old stand.) Alton, IU. Choice Brands of WINES and LIQUORS Always on Hand. .4 Philadelphia (ailuro. Philadelphia, Doe bu -Gerlach lh ll si p* hankers sml stock brokers, have mad*- au alignment The Arm doe* a large commission business on tto stock ext bange, nearly all fur small ruatomen on light margin* They «re rated at from IPD,OU) loll.*),««. Mr Gerlach la a mem tier of th# New York stock exchange. Their business wa# principally with Gee mans Th# fadure is »aid to to due to in * Nitty to git margins from their custom-cis quickly enough.__ Witter* Appeal for Bread. NKW YOUK, Dec at)-Tto Central labor Federation Munday reported that a com* rnuiiU-stion had been received from the United Miner* (rf Birmingham. Ala , •bating that many (rf their number would be hungry before tto yc.-xr was oat, ami asking for assistance Th* matter was referred for further eon-ideratlon. gum |>eU (rum a TklrC -Wery YI tai SM, NBW Britain, Conn . Dec. aa—Th* tenement end business Muck of Bice) Bi Homan we* burned to the ground Munday. Albert McIntyre and hi# wit* Jumped from the third story of th* building. Ths luau may di*. Other occupants had narrow ascape*. Tbs total toes to «W,U«0; !r- • or atlee, Birt.'JOU GOING OUT s BUSINESS. LEYSER BRO’S. Now is the time for Bargain*- CHRISMS PRESENTS IT HAI? PRICE TOY 8, ITI INA AND HIKQUK    VA8E8 TABLES, CHAIM, ALBI US, PLUSH CAHEN,  for Christmas Presents, RI——- mars, h. 20?. tau street. _ Julius H. Raible Rectifier, Importer.and Wholesale Dealer in WINES AND LIQUORS. Having removed tuy busto* ss to my uew building No. 116 Fourth, between Piasa and Belle Siree s, I shall devote my entire atteutioa WHOLESALE SALES Of all kind# of Wines ind Liquor*, whm all DEALERS will AM I Ij their Interest to Purchase their Supplies a Strictly Wholesale Prices. The Ltrgest and Mott Select Stock of Fine WINES and LIQUORS ever brought to lh'* City—on band, and a complete Bottling Department Established. Call and Examine. Julius H. Raible,Bel Skft. Sue the Selection of Ball Programs, at Mook Bros, tbX S ;