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   Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 5, 1888, Fort Wayne, Indiana                                 f  VOL. XXVm-NO. 90.  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1888.  PRICE TWO CENTS  JUST RECEIVED!  A Splendid Assortment of  Zanzibar Seersuckers!  The Best Goods!  In the Market  For Service.  GEORGE  WALD  o< AND IX>  COMPANY.  Mr. Miobener Hniit Prore It.  IndianapoiiIS, April 6.—Messrs. Harrison aud Baliivan to-day sned Attorney General Miohener and W. D. Fonlke, to reoover damages to the extent of $20,-000 each, because of allegations of orookedness in the insaue hospital management.  Climate and Consumption.  A German physician -writing upon the geogra])liical diHtribution of disease considers that consiim])tion is emphatically a disease of all times, all countries, and all races. It dags the steps of man wherever he may be found and claims its victims among every age and class, bnis the mortality of phtMsis iH relatively large in the large centers ^ Dopulation, showing that impure air imd bad hygwtne are as potent factors as hereditary predisposition. Among nomad tribes it 2b rare, but where such tribes settle in towns, they offer the usual number of %actims. Statistics show that it is very vinilent in many warm countries, as mach so in sunny Italy or foggy Englan(i It is rarer toward the poles and the higher Alps, the Andes, and the elevt^*ed plateaux of Mexico, approximate, though probably never quite attain to conditions of absolute immunity. The protective in-; fluence of high altitude often suffices to counteract other intiuences which favcp the disease, but everywhere the main factor in its production is over-crowding and bad hy'j:ieue. Dampness conjoined with frequent oscillations of temperature predispo.ses to the disease, and humidity of the air is less unfavorable than dainj)nes8 of soil. An American physician writing upon the intiu-ence of climate in consumptive alTec-tions, remarks that every new section, of the American continent that possessed any climatic advantiiges has had a period of favor with the climate hunters, but as civilization extends and the new regions become more populated their reputation for benefit in this class of cases vanishes. This the writer attributes to the fact that it is not climate alone, but more particularly the mode of life that has to d<j with the improve-' ment in cases of lung disease than change of abode, but as the comforts and luxuries of civilization are introduced, people are more tempted to live indoors, and the advantages of climate are lost upon them. It is also believed by many writers that the sputa of consumptives in time poisons the soil where consumptive individuals congregate. De.sirable climates in general are those which admit of or are conductive to outdoor life and exercise.— Foote's Health Monthly.  Tfli^lABKETS.  OmoAoo, April 5.—Wheat, stronger, at 71io. Com, stronger, at 48^0. Oats, firm; May, 31o. Rye (JOjo May. Prime timothy, $2.61. Flaxseed, $1.45. Whisky, $1.15. Pork, strong, at tl8.36 LMrd, steady, at $7.60. May Short ribs, $6.97i._  Notice to Tax Payers. I will be in my office every night from 7 o'clock until 8:30 o'clock, from Monday the 19th March to April 16th.  H. O. Bkbohoff, 17tf Oity Treasurer.  8pedal Netiee. The Livery and Hackmen's Protective association have reduced the price of backs for funerals and weddings to ISLSO.__as-tf  Fear Thoasand Iriab Emlgrnnts. Lohdon, April 5.—Fonr thoneand Irish emigrants sailed from Queenstown to^ay for America.  liAwn Oram, Cheaper Than Sod New stock of choice seed, twenty oemtt per pound. A poand will cover four hondre4 square feet.  WIND m FIRE  Play Havoc at Different Points—The One at Falrbanlt, BDnn., and the Other at Baltimore.  FAiBBAUi/r, Minn., April 5.—At 3:30 yesterday afternoon this city was visited by the most terrible wind and hail storms it has ever experienced. Boofs were torn off from store buildings, signs blown hith<^r and thither like straws, and dry goods boxes and empty barrels were sent flying along the streets.  BaiiTIMore, April 5—At an early hour this morning a large one-story storage warehouse on Hooper's wharf, caught fire. Its contents were coal oil and phosphate belonging to GriiB& A Go. and were destroyed.  The burning oil ran' under the adjoining ware ho«se, containing 600 barrels of coal oil, which, with the contents, was also destroyed. The damage now is estimated at $40,000.  OiNoiNKATi, Ohio., April 5.—A fire at 53 Oanal street to-day, burned out the Corona cotton seed oil company, Gheiger & Co., anh Mahlenkamp & Binne, machinists, causing a total loss of $15,-000; insurance $12,000.  Vassab, Mich., April 5.—A fire consumed Emerson & Bird's clothing store, Blaekmore building, Leech cigar factory, Central hotel, Preston's saloon and McOomber's grocery store, Haight's saloon, Taylor's drug store and several Fma)! frame boildings. The total loss is $81,700; insurance, $12,000.  A BOLD SWINDLER  How a Medium Hwaidled a Widow Ont of Nearly a Hondred Thousand . Dollars.  Bosroir, Haas., April 5.—From Newport, B. I., comes the story that Madam Diss de Barr, the medium who has created such an excitement in New Tork, had a victim of her spiritualistic sharp-shooting in that city some three years ago. She was Mrs. C. M. Seymour, whose husband died some years ago and left her a fortune of about $100,000. The bulk of this went into the coffers of Madame de Barr.  In some way, known only to herself and the gossips in the vicinity, the medium found that Mrs. Seymonr had a brother who had gone to China some years before under circumstances a little shady. Madame de Barr materialized the brother to the astonishment and delight of the sister. Together with Madame de Barr as ii^terpreter, they conversed long and lovingly. Mrs. Seymonr was told that her brother had prospered in his adopted home, and had amassed an immense sum of money.  This he had bequeathed to his sister. A month or two later came the revelation that the brother had died with blessiuffs^pon the head of his beloved sister upon his lips. Therefore, Mrs. Seymour was immensely rich. It is said that the first bit of information cost Mrs. Seymour $5,000 and the notice of the alleged decease of her brother twice that sum.  Mrs. Seymour's son was started to China to find his fortune, which never materialized, and, indeed, her son has never yet returned, having died of a fever in the Celestial land. Altogether, the revelations and the acquaintance of Mrs. Ssymour with the phenomenal medium cost the former about $85,000. Mrs. Seymour was ruined, came to Boston a pauper and died a heart-broken woman.  REJECTED HI8 SUIT.  He Shot His Lady Love and Then Took His Own Life.  ZASBsviiiiiB, Ohio, April 5.—A mysterious shooting took place at Chandlers-ville, nere here last night. Miss Aggie LeHage, daughter of a wealthy farmer, heard a noise in the yard, when she went to a window and was shot in the head.  Edward Smith, an employe of the Belle, Zanesville and Cincinnati railroad, who had been paying her some attention, was afterwards found dead in the yard, with a ballet in bis brain. Miss Le Hage cannot recover. It is gener ally believed that the girl rejected him and that he tried to kill her and shot himself.  PRINCE BISMARCK  Acting Ab Emperor of €lerman Dor. ing the Illness of Frederick UI.  Bbblik, April 5.—Reports, which have not yet been traced to any authentic source, are current ttironghout this city that Prinoe Bismarck has acted emperor to relieve him of his post, on account of the state of his health.  London, April 5.—Mr. Phdps, the American minister, left Condon to-day for Southampton, where he will embark to-night for New Tork.  The reports that Prinoe Bismarck had asked to be relieved of his poet axe officially declared to be without foundation.  Dead.  Sandusky, April 5.—Wm. Eilldi^, of Stenbenville, brakeman on the Lake Shore road, who had both leijs omshed bV the cars near Port Clinton Sunday night, died at a late hour last night. His renalnw token to ponben yiUe,'^ ^  Ä BOY FIEND.  Deliberately Breaks the Limbs of His Little Brother and Sister in an Ohio Town.  Cincinnati, April 5.—At Industry a few miles down the river from this city has been discovered a colored boy with the CDOst fiendish propensities. His mother goes ont to wash and leaves her children in the care of a girl 13 years old. Her chaise consists of a boy between 5 and 6 years, and twins 10 months old, Tuesday the girl left the house for a short time and on returning fonnd the twins screaming with pain, the boy with a cut ou his bead, begging her to drown him, and the stove turned over.  The boy had upset the stove and was hurt by its falling, but it was found he had deliberately broken both thighs of one of the bat^s and a thigh and arm of the other. Every effort to get him to tell the story of his cruelty failed.  Small Pox Imported from Kansas.  QBBENBvn^iiB, 111., April 5.—This town is greatlv excited over the small pox. The disease broke out near Garfield, Kan., where Minnie Merry, of this place, was teaching school. The houi^e in which she was boarding was quarantined, but she eluded the guard and took a train for home, arriving Sunday morning with a high fever. She stopped at the hotel, met many people, and kissed her friends. There is a strong feeling that the disease will probably spread. The board of health ordered all pupils of the public schools to be vaccinated by Monday night, April 9.  The Beading Settles.  Bbadtno, Pa., April 5.—The managers of the Beading iron works settled with their employes, and the latter agree to accept 7^ per cent, reduction in wages. Yesterday orders were issued for a resumption of work at all of the company's idle mills. One thousand men who have been idle for months will go to work. The mills shut down because of the dullness in the trade, the management agreeing to resume if the men would accept a 15 per cent, reduction. The compromise as above stated was made.  Sale of a Newspaper.  Gbbxnoasti:.b, Ind., April 5.—The Oreencastle Banner^ the property of Mr. Oeorge A. Langsdale ever since the late war, will change hands after this week's issue. Mr. M. G. Beckett, late of the Bloomfield New», is the new proprietor. It is stated that >e paid $5,000 for the plant. The retiring editor is the chairman of the Soldiers' Monument commission, and will remove to Indianapolis to re-enter the field of weekly journalism.  The Woman's Association. Washington, April 5.—The National Woman's Suffrage association yesterday adopted resolutions looking toward a union with the American Suffrage association. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was chosen president, Miss S. B. Anthony vice president. Miss Bachael G. Foster corresponding secretary, Mrs. Jane H. Spofford Measurer, and Mrs. Eliza T. Wilbur and Mrs. Julia A. Wilbur, auditors.  One Preacher's Boy Shoots Another.  N*w London, Conn., April 5.—A fourteen-year-old boy named Ballentine shot another boy of the same age, named McLeod, at Croton, inflicting fatal injuries. Both boys are sons of clergymen. The boys had a dispute over some trivial matter, when Ballentine took a rifle and fired at McLead, shooting him in the head.  Strangled.  cobtdon, April 5.—Jennie Harry, an inmate of the county asylum, came to her death in a peculiar manner. She was of unsound mind, and it was necessary to keep her confined in a cell In the cell door was a hole about six feet from the floor, and in some way she got her head through the hole and died of strangulation.  Threatened Strike.  Johnstown, Pa., April 5.—The mining operators, it is said, have decided upon a 10 per cent, reduction because for the past three weeks they have been selling coal on the tipple at a reduction of 20 cents per ton over former prices. The 2,000 miners threaten to strike if any r^uction is attempted.  Lincoln Leaguers.  iNDiANAPOiiis, April 5.—A call has been issued for a state convention of Lincoln Leaguers to be held in this city May 2. The convention will include delegates from about two hundred subordinate lodges, organised in the interest of the republicans, of which J. N. Huston is the president.  Maxwell Has one Hope Left.  St Louis, April 5.~The refusal of the United States supreme court to reconsider its action in the Maxwell case leaves the little English chloformer with only one hope—a commutation of sentence from Gov. Morehouse. Every effort will now be made by his attorneys and friends.  THE ra BILL.  The Fight Over the Direct Tax BUI is Resumed In the Honse This Morning.  Washington, April 5.—The fight over the direct tax bill was resumed this morning. Mr. Beed, of Maine, immediately demanded the regular order, which the sp^er announced to be a vote on a motion, that when the house adjourned to day it be to meet on Saturday next.  This motion having been defeated, Mr. Lanham, of Texas, at 12:20 raised the point of of order that the day assigned foi the consideration of the direct tax bill had expired and he proposed to argue in favor of the point. The speaker disclaimed any power to adjourn the house and held that as long ss the honse refused to suljourn, the legislative day of Wednesday would continue.  Senator Morgan appeared before the senate commerce committee this morning and vigorously opposed the confirmation of the nomination of Jared L. Bathbone as consul general at Paris. Eleven of the thirteen members composing the committee were present and after Mr. Morgan's argument, a vote was taken. Nine senators voted for a favorable report and two adversely.  Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota, attempted to find a flaw in the decision of the speaker, but as the speaker was fortified with a long line of precedents, the attempt was unsuccessful.  Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, addressed the senate on the subject of the president's message.  The secretary of state to-day received a cable message from United States Consul Lewis, at Tangier, from the tenor of which he is inferred that the satisfactory settlement of the trouble with the Moorish government will soon be reached. The senate has passed the bond bill. Gen. Alfred H. Terry was placed on the retired list of the army to-day.  The state department is informed that the Venesuelan government has issued a decree placing barbed wire on the free list.  ^e president has approved the act amending the laws relating to navigation.  GRATE-YARD GHOULS.  They Steal a Body and Strew Pieees of the Coffin on the Grave.  WooBTBB, i)hio, April 5- Some weeks ago Samuel Flory, an old man of over three score and ten, died in the connty infirmary. The remains were taken care of by relatives, and were interred in a burying ground at Jefferson, six miles west of Wooster. It has just been discovered that the body is no longer in the grave.  This discovery was brought about by the finding of pieces of a coffin near the grave. The grave had evidently been molested, and a nephew of the deceased began an investigation. He opened the grave and found that the body was gone. The coffin was badly broken, and the pieces found on the surface of the grave belonged to it. The desecration is supposed to have been committed by medical students, and an effort will be made to punish them.  KILLED FOÜR MEN.  H. G. Willis, the Racine, Ohio, Murderer, Captured in West Yir-glnla.  Whbblino, W. Va., April 5.—Hanson Grover Cleveland Willis, who shot nis father-in-law at Badne, Ohio, and when pursued to Jackson county, this state, shot one of the officers, was captured here yesterday morning on the steamboat Ben Hur, having just come up the river. He had two revolvers on him and a Winchester on the boat. He was jailed to await a requisition. He admits that he killed four men, but says each acted in self-defense.  CAPTURED.  The Lima Murderers Confined in the Kenton, Ohio, Jail.  Big Haul of Seals.  St. Johns. N. F., April 4.~The sealing steamers Eagle and Esquimaux are reported to have taken 2.500 seals; 40,-000 have been captured M Partridge point, and 10,000 by the inhabitabts of the Hone Islands. This is ^e isreatest oatoh made hor^ for yean.  Kbnton, O., April 5.—A flutter of excitement was created here last night when the news became general that the two colored men who committed murder at Lima, Ohio, Monday, had been brought here and were confined in jail. Bumor was current that a crowd from Lima was on its way here to mob the prisoners, but nothing has occurred. The prisoners were brought here in a carriage.  BRIDGE BURNED.  A Railroad Bridge on the Pittsburg Destroyed by Fire.  Last night the railroad bridge on the Pittsburg road this side of Chicago, between Tolleston and Liverhill, was destroyed by fire and all the trains coming in from the west were compelled to oome around on other roads.  A big force of carpenters left this city this morning and the injury will be repaired before night, so that all trains will be mnning as nsnal by that time.  Mr. and Mrs. J. I. White returned from the south last nidlut and are gUMts of the Aveline house,  POLICE WILL GÜÄRD  The Property of the Bortlngtoa Road UntU the Final Ternüaatlo« of the Strike Tronblos.  Chioaoo, April 5.—This morning a detail of 100 oity police, taken from the different precincts, were marched to the Desplaines station and instructed to relieve the Pinkerton guards that have been keeping watch over the property of the Burlington road. The police will have full charge of the "Q."road in this city and will continue to protect it until the road signifies that it no longer nee^ protection.  A LIBERAL MAN.  The Layton Art Gallery Opened at Milwaukee.  Milwattkxb, April 5.—The Layton art gallery presented to the city of Milwaukee by Frtd Layton, an old and wealthy resident, was thrown open to the public to day. The building and grounds represent an investment of about $100,000. To this Mr. Layton added a donation of pictures, valued at about $56,000 and to-day he drew a check for $100,000 as an endowment fund for the temple. Other prominent citizens have contributed liberty in the shape of valuable pictures.  NARROW ESCAPE.  Lightning Twists the Iron-work of a Baggy Ont of Shape.  Lafatbttb. Ind., April 5.—Will Wright, of the south part of this conn" ty, ou Sunday had a most startling experience. He was on his way to church, accompanied by Miss Smith.  Bain began to fall, and they decided to return home. There was a flash, and the occupants of the vehicle lost knowledge of surroundings. Just how long they remained in that condition they do not know, but consciousness returned to both about the same time.  Their horse was dead in the road, the buggy tires were warped out of shape, and they themselves were barely able to move. Fortunately they were near a farm honse, which they reached, and are now all right.  SHOT HER HUSBAND  Because He Paid Attentions to Another Woman.  Staffobd Spbings, Conn., April 5.— Mrs. George Johnson was arrested here yesterday, charged with shooting.her husband while he was asleep during the night. It is stated that domestic trouble has existed between the two for some time, owing, it is said to Johnson paying attentions to another woman.  KILLED AT RICHMOND.  A Drunken Man F4ÍIS from a Wagon and Breaks His Neck.  Biohmond, April 5.—Matthew Hen-shaw, while going home from the city drunk, last evening, tumbled off the high seat of a farm wagon and was killed, his neck beiog broken. He is the brother of Barney Henshaw, who killed a man at Winchester about twenty years ago, while taking up a fight Matthew had over a game of cards.  JACOB SHARP DYING.  He is Unconscious and Will Not Live the Day Out.  Nbw Yobx, AprÜ 5.—At 1:30 Mr. Jacob Shazp was unconscious. His family do not expect he will live more than two hours at the futshest.  The Indiana Baptist Convention.  Indianafoiiis, April 5.—The executive board of the Indiana Baptist State convention was in session at the New Deni-son yesterday afternoon- It met to prepare for the next annual meeting, which is to be held at Shelbyville, Oct. 8. Various reports from the missionary work were heard, all of which were highly satisfactory. The officers of the board are: President J. J. W. Billingsley, of this city; vice-president, Bev. S. A. Northrup, of Fort Wayne; secreta^. Rev. B. E. Neighbors, corresponding secretary, O. T. Conger; treasurer, Arthur Jordon, Indianapolis.  Rhode Island Election.  Pbovidbnob, R. I., April 5.—Betums indicate the election of Taft, republican, as governor by 1,000 to 1,500 majority. Republicans claim the election of forty-seven senators and representatives and claim a majority of five on joint ballot.  Senators Ezoneratsd.  CoiiUMBus, April 5.—The senatorial committee investigating the charges of alleged bribery on the part of certain members, made a report last evening exonerating the members and the report was adopted by the senate.  Camahan to be Tried at Last  iNDiANAPOiiis,. April 5.—In the federal ooort the trial of General Camahan for alleged violation of the eleetion b^ws has been set down for M*7  TERRIBLOISASTER.  A Passenger Train Thrown Into a River and Many Are Killed and Isjnred.  Hxwhamfton, la., April 5—A terrible disaster occurred seven miles west of Newhampton this morning, whereby the passenger coaches on the west-bound Milwaukee and St. Paul train were thrown into the Wapsie river, by the giving away of a bridge. The engineer and two passengers are known to be drowned. It is supposed the same fate has befallen the baiance of the passengers.  DOUBLE MURDER.  Officer Limecooley Affects the Arrets of One of Its Perpetrators.  This morning Mr. C. H. Newton, the Wabash agent, received a telegram urg ing the arrest of two young men for the murder of two night watchmen in the Chioago and Alton raUroad yards, at Chicago last night.  Mr. Newton handed the dispatch to Officer Lituecooly. Scarcely had the policeman finished reading a description of the murderers whpu his eye fell on a young fellow who tallied as close as a photograph co one of the fugitives.  The officer darted toward the stranger, who with the instinct of a criminal ran to avoid detection. He was soon nailed, however, and carted to the station house in the "Lillie."  The fellow had a companion answering the description of the other criminal, but on seeing the arrest of No. 1, fied up Holman street and escaped. He had been in the railroad reading room.  The Chicago officer?? were wired this afternoon of the capture. We will have to await their coming, as the man under arrest will not talk.  The Chioago THmeit to-dav says that Eli Kreigh, one of th#> Alton inen, is dred, and that Daniel Brassel, the other man assaulted while protecting the company's property, will die. The Times adds:  The inquest was postponed to April 10 in order to give the police a chance to find the men who fired the fatal shots in the darkness of the night. The chances are all against the capture of the murderers. The only description of them is the inadequate one furnished by Conductor Beers. He says they were young men, with smooth faces and sharp features. They wore dark working clothes and there was only one button on the coat of one of them.  LOCAL BRIEFS.  y^r. J. B. Reuss went to Findlay, o!\ '^at noon.  Ool. C. A. Zollinger is in the city greeting his friends.  Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Root returned from the east at noon.  The Baltimore and Ohio railroad case is still on trial before Judge Chapin.  The city board of health met this af-iemooivto elect a sanitary policeman.  Miss Anna Mabus, of Oovington, Ky.. fa the guest of Mrs. John B. Beuas, of Spy Bun avenue.  The fnreral of Mrs, Wflhehnnfa Klenke occurred this afternoon, with servioc?s at St. Paul's Lutheran church.  Residents of Nebraska want tbo Pennington works moved over there and promise substantial gifts of money and land. ' .  Mr, Oart Sbober, oity editor of th^ ZToumai is reooTering nicely. T>uring his illnefls Mr. W. P. Cooper officiates OB the JfyumaK  Mr, Frank Iten went to Ada, Oh*f>, at noon to attend the funeral of Mr. Wm. Toung. a orentleman who formerly resided in thi* oity.  Agents of the Pennsvlvania lines were yesterday afternoop instrncVd to resume taking frefcrht for Chioago and points reached through Chioago.  The Wafhirc^on correspondent of the Trdiar*t>oTis Jo^imal says: "Representative White has his two sons, who are «»ttending a college in the efM«t, with htm here now spending their Easter holiday."  Mr. Tim Donovan is rapidlv recovering from his PPveroilTpefls. Mr. Dono-van auks Thk Sbntinbii to rotun? to their friends and nefghborn his heartfelt thanks and lasting arratitude for the kindness, svmpathv and assistance rendered ard offered In the recent death and burial of his sister, Miss Ellen Donovan.  Assesses Her Hurts at  HTTwrmflTON, Tnd.. April f5—Mar^raret Hamilton has brought suit aminat Wm-Knntz for br^'ach of promise, fixing her damage« at W.OOO. Kunt* was married to Drusilda Christie last Mondar. The parties are highly conneeted and sensational developments are expected.  Oarden Seeds.  A ful! h'ne of new seeds In bulk. Prices fully one-half cheaper than in old style papers and stock reliable. w,tas-4w S. Bash k Co.  Orand Openfner and MV^oerr TMsplay at Mm. RaIt<Hi*. ffo. «2 Calhonn Atreet^ wdnesday, Thnraday, Friday Satnrday, AprU R, 6 and All ladies are Inwtted to atta-^V r^Zfl-tf j   

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