Decatur Daily Despatch, August 30, 1890

Decatur Daily Despatch

August 30, 1890

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Decatur Daily Despatch, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1890, Decatur, Illinois LE READ "THE DESPATCH" paper puMlitMd In Macon II all the local at your for only Ion a f be found each mornlnf hit) purpose's to do all thut 3 possible to bo done under ho lawn ol tho land for the veterans o( ho, und him wo ask for the ullest mvestigaUon of the management his ollioo." I.IJVN1 It was decided to appropriate tho sum f annually for the miun- aenanto of tho Grant cottage n Mount McGrcgoi, to be xponded under tho auspicos of New 'ork department. MKMUKIVL DAY. Gen. Alger's resolution depreca ting he practice of turning memorial day in o a day of festivity unanimously dopted. It decided that as MILITARY TKI.hdKAPIIKRS COUPS. onstitutod a part of the Union army, nd as that body had been ignored by ougress it tho sense of the encamp- ment that tatus of huoh corps by appropriate leg- slation. Hearty approval of the action if the commander-in-chief and the de- uirtnient commanders hail en- eavorod to secure ONt I'fA I UAII. a the present encampment was ev- iressed and the committee having hargo of the to be held lext year at Boston, was instructed to nrly secure pledges from the hotel weepers, that no higher latos than hat given to tho traveling public shall je charged to delegates. SONS Or A lengthy report, reviewing the difler- nccs between Sons of Veterans and the lost system recommended that the ormer bo recognized and that all sons union soldiers bo urged to become dentitied with it. This was adopted. L proposition to endorse the order as 01 -mi i.. B" reated commotion. Violent opposition vns expressed b> delegates ftuorable to he Women's Relief Corps. Privilege of he floor was granted to Mrs. Sarah 'lummerof Michigan, Mrs. Cora Day foungofOluoandMrs.Emrua B. Lowdof ilabsachusetts. All throe pleaded elo- uenth for the relief corps. Mrs. Mumnior Gen. Alger, and this aused a delegate to jump upon a chair nd shout "I see Gen. Algor ovei theio, and we he reciprocates >r not." Amid shouts from everybody, Gen. arose and baid it v as none of the oinmittoe's business. Several clelo- 'atos declared tliut tho Grand Army MOIII. vssociMioiis ind threatened to lotne if tho lOfcolution is prose n tod was adopted A notion to icfer back the matter to tho lommittcc on resolutions was defeated, jinoidK Sherm.m and Algol ayo ind Corporal Tanner no At last tho csuliition n is so ii'odihod as to bid 'Go.l to tho v oik of the oigan- and in tins shape it w as adopted. the crciimpmcnt adjotiined until toiuornm morning Illl N t M.At.l MIAT ,i omploto success. One inndrid and tiftv thousand spectators mod tin' lake front for a distance of nilos Xo casualties were reported to ;ho hospitals up to a lato hour. st UIOLS i During the battle tonight in the >aj, a cannon of tho United States Cutter Kesseiidon, WUM dis- pieiiuituiclv, ami two sailors, John S( oi Dotioit, and Charles d of Montreal, Canada, wore injured about the hands. Mottslicad's injiin will necessitate the amputation of one of Ins hands. A MI1KI Mi t 11 on one of tho mortar Ixj.its and two wul- ors.FrankSayles of Milwaukee and S. S. llock of ThienbMlle, were painfully but not benoiiHl} injured. William 18 years of ngo, injured by the premature discharge of a mortar on tho steamer Henry Sill of Uanno and re- ceived severe burns about tho right hip and ankle. I Ul OMI. IIV III Several veterans wore overcome by heat and Kinoke, but were taken to tents of the lied Crow, whjro they wore well 'or A DISHONEST TREASURER. A neinmtrittln Offlolwl ConfmmM Kiiibeuleincut. to DEOATUB DurAToa. SIIKI.IIYVILJ.K, Ind., Aug. Michael Plisaey, the democratic treasurer of Shelby county, yesterday confessed to lib attorneys, Hard, that he was short in his accounts. Judge I lord today notified his bondsmen of the fact and they will take action tomorrow. PoHsoy states that he used the money to pay off private debts which were the reiult of ill health and heavy campaign expenses. He will turn over several thousand dollars worth of property. The county commissioners will meet next week and appoint his successor. SPORTING EVENTS. How They Stand. Following is the standing of the league and association clubs up to Aug. 30. Nutionul. American Boston .113 !Ui.MUBt. LouiB New York AW Brooklyn. 47 .580 Baltimore ('lilCHKO .53 50 Ck.velaiiil .90 52 Pittuburg 47 57 til 34 71 .BH _______________ Mt .514 Atldetio .190 Cincinnati 58 Ktaaut CUjM .413 Colnmbiw 40 .SMU Louisville .22 Weuturn. St. Paul IM .00 MinTienpolU 48 Sioux City Denver. St. Joseph Milwaukee DBS Momee 84 Interstate JIM .MB XU ,M7 .418 .K70 .207 Jfl p .702 Davenport Jilt Bprinrfeld .SlUQnincjr.... 47 .404 Feorla.......46 .488 Evtuurille 48 -___ Bnrlington .4S S3 .447 .430 4S 44 48 .Ml .MB .480 Gumen Anguit Special to DECATUB DESPATCH, At Washington......20701001 16, Philadelphia 10, 1, Philadelphia 2, and Daly, Oleason and Clements, At 8, Pittsburg 4, Chicago 11; Staley and Carroll, Tener and Parrell; At New York- New York.........101000101-4 6 York 9, Boston 6: New York 5, and Ewing, Clurkson and Bennett; um- and McQuaid. At Cleveland Indianapolis ..100000000-1 10, Indianapolis 4; 3, Indianapolis 2; bat- and Zimmer, Getzein Kusie und Daily; At 4 4, Brooklyn 6; errors 6, Brooklyn 2; Kilroy and Cantz, Terry and Clarke-, and Kerins. At Columbus.....0253104 15 Athletics 16, Athletics 4, errors 0, Athletics 4, Widner and O'Connor; Sewartl and Robinson; The Morrli Park Raven. Special to DECATUB DESPATCH. WEST CHESTER, N. Y., Aug. Morris weather today was delightful, track fust and attendance large. First race, Express stakes, ,7'a 1, Defaulter 2, Climax 3; time 1.29. Second race, 1 Civilservice 2, Pall Mall 3; time Third race, 11-16 Courtney 1, Lotion 2, Burnside 3; time Fourth race, Fort Schuyler stokes, 1 1, Forest King 2, Lela Ma> 3; time Fifth race, IJo Ban 1, Eljten 2, Cassias 3; time Sixth race, 1 1-16 Bottling 1, Hypocrite 2, Glenolilf 3; time The Chicago Iluves. Bpvcial to DBOATDB DESPATCH. CHICAGO, Aug. races today resulted ns follows: First race, fur- 1, Palisade 2, Pilgrim 3; time Second race, us 1, Steve Jerome 2, Robin 3; time Third race, 1 Fisher 1, Unite 2, Prophecy 3; time. Fourth race, Kinff 1, Tom Stevens 2, Lucerne 3; time, Fifth race, 1 1, Ten- like 2, Quotation 3; time, Sixth race, l.Kittie K 2, Little Bess 3; time, I.IIHH hy 'ciu! UKcmun TAI OMA, W. T., -Kiro at 10.15 this morning in the Dauber lodging house, 01 iginally built for a skating rink, caused an aggregate loss of to Knapp, Iturrull A. Co-, It. Lathnm Co., and Robertson A Co., ocuti pants. Til.' r.ilnt. Hixwinl IIP DBOAIUH DBHI-Arou. PKILADH-I'IHA, Aug. -A special to the Public fjedgor from Millville, N. J., Biiyn. Whitall, Tutiim ifc Co, and their greon ghiHH blowers held a conference this afternoon at the conclusion of which tho tlriu agreed to pay the wages demanded by tho men and to enforce tho apprenticeship regulations adopted ut the Atlantic City convention. Fire been stm one furnace which will go next week and it will FAILURE OF A BANK. II Wax Brought About by u Cannier. Hixxnnl to DKUATUB OKHPATCU. DKH MOINEH, la., Aug. Citi- zens bank of Prairie City, Jasper county, failed today with liabilities estimated from to The assets are claimed to be above the latter sum. The failure is attri- buted to the insolvency of J. B Roach, who was for fourteen years the bank's cashier, and who failed about ten days ago. For several years he speculating in land, stocks and mer- chandise, and had drawn on the bank so houvily that when it became known the depositors began to withdraw so heavily that the bank was compelled to close. A Woman Drowned. Ul DCSFATOB. Aug. Caroline Conklin, aged 28, wife of Joseph Conklin of Conklin street, waa drowned in Putapsco river this evening. She, her husband and child were out for a day'a recreation. They were returning when Mrs. Conklin fell overboard 'Her husband jumped overboan THE LONDON STRIKE. HE PROSPECTS FOR A SETTLE- MENT GLOOMY AS EVER. peolol to DCOATUII DIUIPATOII, LONDON, Aug., lire no fresh .evelopments in the strike which ut Uofa hopeful nature. Over in London are momentarily ex- jecting worcl from their lenders to .rop their work and when they jo out they will deprive nearly wioe that number of sowing women and )ther assistants of their chuticos for .velihood. Several failures in the ship- ng trade are already reported as the re- ult of the dock strikes und others uro xpeoted. A COMl'UOMISE. The Welsh miners who have made a demand for 10 per cent, increase n their wages have decided to com- iromise and will accept the 5 per cent. advance offered by their employers. IiiiUguant I'rotcntuiitit. ipeciul to DKCATUU DEHPAICU. Aug. crowded meet- ng of protestunts was held hero tonight a protest against Mr. Bulfour's latest iroposal to endow u Catholic university n Ireland. Qrand master of Orange- men, Kane, was among the peakers and he denounced the government in unmeasured terms or its cowardly surrender. His anguage was most bitter in condemning .he scheme and declared that Mr. Bul- our's proposals would meet with deter- mined opposition on the part of all Irish irotestanta. after her He dived large party telt city tonifht .with but r she sank immediately repeatedly but ID vain. A Awiilllnic un Order to Their n Flvn Ailtatire. A Flint Hhwk Kugle. Special to DECATCH DESPATCH. BERLIN, Aug. William las conferred upon Prince George of Vales the order of Black Eagle of the first class. _______ Contract! ipecial to DKCATUB DESPATCH. SHANGHAI, Aug. series of .yphoons, unprecedented in their fury and destructivenesB, have swept over Tapan and part of China. The damage o property is in incalculable and the owest estimate of loss of life by drown- ng places it at Smperar William I lie Ipecial to DECATUB DISPATCH. BERLIN, Aug. William n an interview today with a member >f provincial council, said that the ex- sting laws for the protection of laborers n Prussia were deplorably insufficient x> protect them against the inordinate freed of their employers, reform, he said, -was highly necessary. A Millionaire Murderer. Special to DECATOB DESPATCH. VIENNA, Aug. Fernbach, a millionaire and well known citizen of Vienna, killed his wife today and then made an unsuccessful attempt upon his own life. He now lies in a critical con- dition. Fernbach is said to have been ealous of his wife. THE EXTRA SESSION. CongreHman McKinley AdvlneH 11if Pres- ident lint to Call It. Ipecial to DKOATDB DESPATCH. DEER PAKK, Md., Aug. man McKinley of Ohio was the most >rominent caller at the executive cot- age today. Mr, McKinley'B mission waa to advise the president not to call an extra session of congress. His nterview with the president wits quite irotracted and the matter was discussed n all its phrases. The president has not yet determined whether or not there will be an extra session. A YOUNG MAN'S CRIME. ilt- t I'rnmliieiit PollllelMI Hbot In Own Doorway. poclal to DECAIUB UWVATOH. NKW ORI.KANH, Aug. A ipecial to be Times-Democrat from Satartia; diss., says James H. Newbaker was asainated last night at 9 o'clock he as entering house. He WM riddled with bullets. Newbaker WM a promi- ent politician and candidate for egislative nominatfon at the last county onvontion. An attempt waa made bout u year ago to assassinate him. i A Heaplte Granted. iwcittl to DECATUB DESPATCH. WASHINGTON, Aug. A special to The Post from Fredericksburg, Va., ays that Paul Key, the negro who was o have been hung next Tuesday for the ape of a little white girl named Alice lallnrd, has been granted a reipite of tiirty days. Frederick Charged Witli Asw liiB a You UK Lad) N. Y., Aug. 29. A crim- nal assault was committed on Monday night upon the person of Mias Martha Whittaker at Fallsburg, four miles from by Frederick Billings, the disso- ute son of B respectable citizen of Falls- jurg and a justice of the peace. Miss Whittaker, who is about 18 years of age and of slight figure, waa met upon the highway by the defendant and assaulted. Her cries were heard by her father and others in the neighborhood, but us there are a number of city boarding houses at Fallsburg, it was thought the young people were f rollicking and no attention was paid to them. Tho assault occurret at 8 o'clock, and some time after Miss Whittaker was discovered by her father lying sick on the door stop and weeping piteously. It was some time before she could tell a connected story. Billings was arrested at an early hour yesterday morning upon a warrant sworn ou by her father and lodged'in the county jail. A SAFE CURE SYNDICATE. H. H. Warner Mo tin To llrlt- Special to DEOATDH DEHPATOII. HOCHEHTBB, N. Aug. H Warner, head of the large proprietary medicine establishment in this city, lias agreed to sell his business to a British syndicate for The guarantee money has been put up. Mr. Warnei will remain at the head of the establish ment. A Btrlke Knded. Bpeolal to DEOATUK DESPATCH, BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. car strike is virtually ended. An increase of live cents an hour all aroum has been conceded by nearly all the con tractors. The carpenters struck at good time for such a movement, as more than two thousand buildings are now going up under contract. of DlMMine. Bpanial to DBOATUE DESPATCH. Nitw Yomi, FIIW wrtor and dramatist, died am I ii A MISSISSIPPI MURDER. MUST STAND TOGETHER. THE FALL SEASON And-the Newest Styles for Autumn Are Coming in. 200 PLUSH SACQUES -AN Misses' and Children's s' uilgu McConiMll that the Cnmlu Cannot be Tried CHICAGO, Aug. McConoell his morning decided that all the dc- endants in tho Cronin trial must be ried together with the exception of rank Woodruff. He said that in view f Woodruff's confessions it would be nimifestly unfair to allow him to go on rial with the others. All the defendants then took excep- ion to the ruling of the court refusing hem separate trials, and the judge ranted twenty days in which to file tills of exception. The for the urious then expressed heraselvea as ready to proceed with the rial. The following is JUDGE DECISION. disposing of this motion, I shall not attempt to go into argument is into any extended argument as to the rounds of my decision, but shall simply Bontent myself with making thedeci- ion, and state in a general way why I doit. 'The state of the case is substantially his: Daniel Coughlin, Martin Burke, Frank J. Woodruff, alias Black, John F. Beggs, Patrick O'Sullivan, John Kunze and Patrick Cooney are jointly ndicted for the murder of Patrick H. Cronin. All of them except Cooney, are in court, and have entered pleas of not guilty. Daniel Coughlin moves for a separate trial, asking that his CAM may be severed from all the other defend- Martin Burke and Frank J. Voodruff each making a similar motion. Patrick O'Sullivan enters two one that he may be accorded a trial sep- arate from the defendants Burke and 3oiigblin, and the other that trial may be SEVERED FROM THAT OF WOODRUFF. "These several motions are supported by affidavits substantially containing, as eenceded by the state's attorney, the ividence which waa tendered the grand ury and upon which that body bases the The form of the ndictment, and particularly the oharao- of the evidence relied upon by the state, indicate that sev- iral of the defendants can be con- only upon the successful estab- ishment of a conspiracy to murder Dr. Ironin, and also of the further fact that ,hey were members of that conspiracy. Miese defendants, therefore, can in no respect be injured or prejudiced by evi- dence tending to show the complicity of others in the alleged murder, UNLKHH IT SHALL BE ESTABLISHED first, that there was a conspiracy and second that they and the others were united in that conspiracy. judge now presiding cannot pre- sume that improper evidence will bo ad- mitted at the trial, nor can he presume that the trial judge will not take every precaution when the case is finally sub- nitted to the jury that no defendant shall be unduly prejudiced by any evi- dence which during the trial shall be admitted as against some some of the which may not bo competent as to all the ttliers. I must also presume that the trial judge will not even permit the jury to speculate upon the truth or innocence of a defendant unless he believes there is sufficient competent evidence against him to sustain a conviction. Theae con- siderations are satisfactory to me in de- nying a severance of the trial so far as any grounds for separate trials are based upon the evidence of facts prior to the time of the murder and to all matters subsequent thereto except only THE ALLEGED CONFESSIONS OPWOODKUFP. "I am unable to see how the other de- fendants can be tried with him without the greatest embarrassment In his series of confessions he has in one way and another implicated nearly all the de- fendants. His confessions are compe- tent evidence against him, and almost necessarily when he is lifting in the dock with them would be fatally injuri- ous to the others. The prisoners are entitled to a fair trial. Associated with Woodruff they cannot have it. I am persuaded that authority, reason and simple justice require that the other de- fendants should be tried separately from Woodruff. "The motion, therefore, which I shall sustain, will be the motion of O'Sullivan for a trial separate from that of Wood- ruff. Necessarily that will lead to the sustaining of the motion of Woodruff for a separate trial, although it not deserve the consideration the other ap- plications do. The other stand denied." THE DECISION WAS A BUBPRIMC and for a few after delivery a peculiar quiet pervaded the court room and people instinctively looked around to see who would tint break the silence and what WM to 'follow. Mr. Forest .ventually TOM and Mind tor an exception to the deotiion, ijhioh WM promptly granted MM] the ontor.wM tormufctod. The court ARE NOW ON EXHIBITION. We are prepared this season not only to show the Hand- somest but the BEST PLUSH GARMENTS ever exhibited in the American market, as well as THE CHEAPEST. OUR OWN IMPORTATIONS OP Dress Goods and SiJks Are coming in, as well as our HOSIERY and UNDER- WEAR, that were bought for cash in large quantities, and to which we solicit your early attention. WE MADE URGE AND EARLY PURCHASES OF Blankets, Flannels Winter Goods Of Every Description, That Will be Found ATTRACTIVE AND CHEAP. c Wi Are Prenrm to Nw tri EUgiit Styn fi T S Lace Curtains, Portieros, Hugs, and a Good Assortment of Lin- oleum, Oil Cloths, Etc. Agnts for Bittirick's Paftorit ut Htrnfis Wkito Stlrta. Utica Standard Four Dome Furnace FOR SALE BY MORGAN ADKESSON, Furnaces, Stoves, Hardware. Manufacturers of Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work. Decatur, Illinois. Sit Ms of Hot Weaki Yet! Have Thirteen Mohair, Serge, and Drap de Etc Coats and vests in stock, worth and Will sell at TO OTIOSE. Light Derby Hats, worth and Boys' Summer Pants, worth BOc. Straw Hats at your own price. OO JL.T OtTOE JOHN IRWIN'S WHITE FRONT 0. BLOCK.) ;