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Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - November 10, 1888, Fort Wayne, Indiana IN THE CITY CAN BE F-O-U-N-D -AT- OEOROE De Wald COMPHNY. ADDITIONAI^ 1.«>CA1J. There were thirty-seven guests registered at the Rich hotel yesterday. The Presbyterian synod of Indiana, at its meeting at Rushville recently, ap pointed a place in each Presbytery to hold a meeting in the interest of foreign missions, the time to be Tuesday, Nov. 13th. The meeting of this Presbytery will be held in the Presbyterian church at Huntington, the first session being in the afternoon of the date named at 2 o'clock. Another meeting will be held in the evening. The speakers will be Bev. D. W. Moffatt, D. D., of Fort Wayne; Rev. T. J. Giboney, of Columbia City; Rev. Chas. Little, D. D., of Wabash. All members of other churches interested in forei^ missions are invited to attend. "Sleep breathes at last from out thee, my little patient boy." Oh! yes, cei*tainly. But that child would have cried all night with his foot, if it had not been for a timely bottle of Salvation Oil. Only twenty-five cents expended brought him rest. All the latest styles of Ladies' Shoes, at Wm. D. Schiefbb's, 36 Calhoun street. H. P. Bloodgood, Pittsburg; Wm. H. Schleyer, Zanesville, O.; W. M. Smal-ley, Ohio; Charles Boyce, Muncie, Ind.; M. H. Pearson, Marion, Ind.; W. B. Nye, Toledo, are among the guests at the Rich. By buying from first hands we can sell you— White celery, 30c bunch. Tub oysters, $1.10 gal. New W. clover honey, 18c lb. New maple syrup, "Genuine," 25c. qt. Dawson and Calhoun sts., south side. A lot of ladies* haudsewed shoes, all styles, oftered at $2.50. They are well worth $3.75. (Jacobs Shoe Store. The Huntington Democrat says: "Henry BuUerman, of Fort Wayne, is visiting his brother and other relatives in this city. Mr. BuUerman was elected as county commissioner for Allen coun ty, Tuesday, on the democratic ticket." All the latest syles of Ladies' Shoes, at Wm. D. Schiefeb's, 36 Calhoun street. The fiimous society drama, "Fate" will be presented at the Temple Monday evening with the same cast that characterized the performance on its wonderful run of 243 nights in New York City. Miss Rose Osborne and G. W. Larsen, the principal members of the company, are well known in this city, having been here several years ago with other plays by Mr. CampbelL Seats are now on ■ale. All the latest styles of Ladies' Shoes at Wiiiii D. Sohikfeb's, 36 Calhoun Street. Kansas Cmr, Mo., Nov. 10. — A special from Pittsburg, Kansas, says: "The most dreadful disaster in the history of Kansas occurred at 5 o'clock last evening, when the men were preparing to leave their work at shaft No. 2 at Frontenac, a suburb of Pittsbiirg, a terrible explosion occurred that shook the earth for a gi-eat distance. Upon investigation it was found that 160 men were in the mine at the time, 112 feet below the surface, and undoubtedly all of them are dead. Two men were in the car coming up and as they were near the top they were the only men who escaped." Rochestek, N. Y., Nov. 10.—Tlie most disastrous and fatal fire that hap pened in this city for many years occurred last evening, and tne loss of life is expected to reach between fifty and sixty persons. A general alarm was sounded at 7:30 o'clock, and the fire was discovered to be in the packing room of the Rochester steam gauge and lantern works, an important factory employing a large number of men. So busy has the factory been lately that the men have been working night and day to catch up on orders. The locality where the fire occurred is regarded as somewhat dangerous and when the report got abroad that the lantern works and the cotton factory in its vicinity were on fire there was intense excitement all over the city, which was increased when at 9 o'clock the rumor got abroad that a large number of men had been killed, Tlie building to which the fire was confined was six stories high. About sixty men were working in the three upper floors, and as soon as they found there was fire underneath they began to leap from the windows, ignoring the fire escapes with balconies that were ready for them on the south side of the building. In these leaps quite a niunber of men were injured, many of them so seriously that they will probably die. By 9 o'clock the building was entii'ely destroyed and five men had been taken out dead and sixteen seriously injured. liater, Rochester, Nov. 10.—The pecuniary loss will amount to $250,000. The building'stood on the edge of the upper falls of the Genesee river. These falls are ninety-six feet high. When the firemen arrived the windows on the street side of the building were filled with men calling for help. Tliere were sixty-five men inside. The firemen answered them by telling them not to jump. The men paid no attention to the cries, and soon the air was tilled with falling human bodies. There are twenty-one missing men. It is supposed that all the missing are dead, and in the ruins. It was reported at 10 a. m., that ten more bodies had been found in the ruins. It is now known that thirty-nine lives were lost, and fifteen persons badly injured by last night's fire. New York, Nov. 10.—The fij-e in the manufactory of Cornell, Bingham & Co., paper men, in Mission place, this morning, caused a damage to that firm of $20,000. Messrs. Benedict & Valentine, book binders and printers, sustained a loss of $5,000. The cause of the fire is unknown. Several employes were hurt in escaping from the building. SNOW STORIVIS. GENTLEMEN. For $3.00 you can buy a pair of handsewed shoes of us. On Rubber Boots we can save you money. Jacobs Shoe Store. Our gents' flue hand-sewed shoes, $6, ftt WuìlD. Sohibfkb's, 36 Galhoan street. Tliey Baye in Canada and a Oreat £io«« ot Ijlfle 1« Feared. Quebec, Nov. 10.—A snow storm and gale set in Thursday night and continued until last evening. It extended over the whole of Quebec and the maritime provinces. T e dispatches from Lower Quebec say that two and a half feet of snow fell all along the lower St. Lawrence, and serious fears are entertained that there has been a large loss of life among the fishermen on both sides of the gulf. Found Dead. This morning Mr. David Bowers was found dead in bed at his home in Wayne township, about four miles from the city. The cause of his death was paralysis. He was at work yesterday upon the farm of Mr. Vanarden, a neighbor, and quit in the afternoon and went home. He was sixty-five years old and a widower. Yellow Feyer. Fkbhandia, Fla., Nov. 10.—New cases reported, eight, including two whites, Miss Mira and Miss Romero. There are no deaths. There are still more cases developed in the oounty. Special to The Skntinkl: Indianapolis, Nov. 10.—Almost oflB-cial returns from all the counties in the state give the total pluralities in the democratic counties to be 25,792, while the republican pluralities foot up 28,-224, giving the republicans a plurality of 2 432 over the democrats Hovey's majority still remains between 2,500 and 2,600. Griffith, for reporter of the supreme court, and La-Follette, may run up to 2,800. Carr and Michener's majorities will be less than 2,000. The congressional vote makes a change in favor of the democrats, for in the thirteenth, or Warsaw district, Mr. Shively, democrat, defeats Prof. Haynes, republican, of Notre Dame, by 26 votes, giving the republicans 4 and the demo-ci-ats 9 congressmen from Indiana. In the eleventh, or BluflFton district, Martin, democratic, has a plurality of 452 over Steele, republican. The vote in the twelfth, or Fort Wayne district, is given as follows: white. m'cijeiji<an (rep.) (dem.) Lagrange.......... 765 ...... Steuben............ 1,004 ...... Noble.............. 142 ...... DeKalb............ 96 ...... Whitley..................................112 •Allen......................................3,229 Total,.............2,007 3,341 McClellan's plurality.......... 1,344 CAL.IFORNIA. San Francisco, Nov. 10.—The returns from the fifth congressional district, with the exception of two precincts in San Mateo county, give Phelps (rep.) 20,040, and Clunie (dem.) 19,769. WEST VIRGINIA. Charleston, Nov. 10.—The official vote of this (Kanawha) county gives the majority as follows: Harrison 1,424; Gk)flf (rep) for govenior 1,511; McGinnis (rep) for congress 1,275; Morrison (rep) for state senator 1,552. The returns show that the state ticket is very close if not republican. Pittsburg, Nov. 10.—The C hronicle-JJispiitch has dispatches from Wheeling, timed 2:30 p. m. stating that the state has gone for Harrison by 500 majority and for GoflF, for governor, by 1,000 majority. VIRUIIV^A. Staunton, Va., Nov. 10.—The unofficial returns from all counties of this tenth district give Tucker (dem.) for congress 593 majority. Cleveland's majority will be 1,000. HOOSIER JUSTICK. it Falltt Heavily on Trana|rreiiiior« at Peru. Peru, Ind., Nov. 10.—Frank Rowe, John Carroll and John Ryan, the supposed murderers of Andrew Morgan, at Xenia, some weeks ago, were yesterday released on writs of habeas corpus. They wei'e immediately arrested and taken to Greenville, Ohio, on requisitions and charges of burglary. Judge Connor sentenced three notorious thieves, Ed Can-oil, Cain Brooks and John Durkin, to three and five years each in the iienitentaries for burglaries committed near Xenia, this county, some weeks ago. THE »EAD OF THE WEEK. Ten Soul« Have Taken Their Fllffht to Eternity. The following deaths have been reported by the city undertakers for the week ending to-day: Lizzie Lehnen, 8 years, throat disease. Susan Linker, 68 years, insanity. Ida C. Manweiler, 9 months, spasms. Julia Comment, 72 years, old age. Leonard Sears, 54 yeai-s, consumption. Chas. E. Wort, 21 years, railroad accident. John Shaunessy, 1 day, exhaustion. Theresa Golicke, 15 days, exhaustion. Margaret Cole, W years, old age. David Bowers, 65 years, paralysis. A Shoe Store Closed. This afternoon Deputy Sheriff Wise closed the boot and shoe store of Adolph G. Nestle, at 189 Lafayette street, on an attachment in favor of Mr. Nestle's mother. The financial affairs of Mr. Nestle are not further explained. THE MABKETS. Chic ago, Nov. 10.—Wheat, steady at $1.13J. Com, firm, at 41f Oats, firm, at 24i. .Flaxseed, «1.47i. Pork, firm, at $14.55. Lard, steady, at $8.20. November short ribs, $7.60. Washington, Nov. 10.—The navy department is informed that the United States steamship, Boston, is now in Haytian waters. The United States steamship, Eearsarge. has been ordered to proceed to Hampton Roads and there await further orders. Portsmouth, N. H., Nov. 10.—The United States Eearsarge on Friday took aboard her powder, having received a peremptory order to go to sea Saturday, the 10th. She received orders more than a week before to sail on that date and proceed to Port-au-Prince, Hayti, to protect American interests there, but the order was countermanded on account of the reported arrival of the United States steamship Boston at Kingston, Jamaica, the latter vessel being ordered by cable to proceed to Hayti, but the Boston sailed before the dispatch reached Kingston and arrived at New York Thursday. Tliis caused a renewal of the Kearsarge's original orders and she left here about noon to-day. WHAT THEir Wllil. HAVE TO DO The Duties off the Secretary off State, IVIarsbalii and Presidential Electors. indianapoiiis, Ind., Nov. 10.—Tlie official returns from Union county were the first to come into the hands of the secretary of state, yesterday, and John J. Garrett, the coming sherift' thereof, was the fiist of the officers elected Tuesday to receive his commission. Returns will thus be reported until they are ready for a comparison and estimate of the vote for state officers by the secretai-y of state, wluch is to be done in the presence of the governor. In regard to the returns on presidential electore the law requires that the mar shal or his deputy shall visit the county seats of his district and receive them from the clerks, deputies or sheriff officiating, and deliver them, on the fourth Monday in November, between the hours of 9 and 11 on said day, to the secretary of state, who, in the presence of the governor and all the marshals in attendance, between the hours of 12 and 6 on said day, shall compare the returns and read aloud the number of votes each persons has received. After this an abstract is to be made, and the governor is then to forthwith make out and transmit by mail to the persons having the highest number of votes certificate of their election. The section—4776—providing for these proceedings has the additional provision, reading: "But if more than the number of persons to be elected have the greatest and equal number of vot^s, then the election of those having an equal number of votes shall be determined by lot, drawn by the secretary of state in the presence of the governor and marshals." The electors chosen to vote for president and vice president will meet in the chamber of the house of representatives in the state capitol on the first Monday in December. If any elector fails to appear before 11 o'clock in the morning of that day, the electors present, shall, by ballot, by a majority of all present, fill such vacancy, which election shall be further certified by a majority of electors to the governor, who shall immediately notify such person of his election. The voting of electors for president and vice president is to be by ballot, and according to the requirements of the constitution and laws of the United States. THE JfTAHOIWiNO ROAD. It I« Ijikely to be Sold to Eautem Capltalliitii. The Indianapolis Journal says: It is stated that the New York, Mahoning and Western road has got into such financial straits that the company will be obliged to seU it. It is fortunate that the city of Fort Wayne has not put up the two hundred thousand dollars which was to be donated to that company for locating shops there. Fort Wayne is not fortunate or unfortunate. It will not have to pay a cent of the aid voted until the road is completed and its shops constructed and in operation. No road, no money. The Journal can save any sympathy it has and bestow it where it is needed. The funeral of Charles E. Wort will occur Monday morning at 10 o'clock, from the rrsidence of his parents. No. 122 East Main street. A telegram from Mr. John G. Blake, this afternoon, announces that he cannot come here to-morrow to conduct the Y. M. C. A. services, as other duties keep him away. The Weather. WASHDiOTON, Nov. 10.—^Indiana: local rains on Saturday; fair and colder on Sunday. This Is the mission of the ministry off Christ and Their Campal«n is Wacin«: the World Over. Open doors at the Baptist church tomorrow at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Welcome to all. Mr. James Tiythall wiU preach tomorrow evening at the Nebraska Mission upon the subject, "The Patience of Job." Trinity M. E. church. Services at 10:30 a. m., and 7:30 p. m. Sabbath school at 2:30 p.m. Rev. J. C. Cook, pastor. Rev. M. C. Cooper, pastor of St. Paul M. E. church, preach in the M. E church at Huntington to-morrow at 10:30. Simpson M. E. Church, C. H. Wilkinson, Pastor—Preaching at 10:30 a. m. and 7:15 p. m. Sabbath school at 2 :30 p. m. Rev. G. W, Carder will preach at the Nebraska Mission to-morrow morning at 10:30 o'clock and Mr. James Trythall at 7:30 p. m. Trinity Lutheran church—Services at 10:30 a. m., and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Pastor's bible class at the same hour. Evangelical church, comer Clinton and Holman streets. German in morning; English in evening, Sunday s(!hool at 2:30 p. m. Free Methodist church. East Creigh-t(m avenue—Preaching at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Hardin, pastor. All the Methodist pastors are requested to meet on Monday at 2:30 p. m., at the Berry Street church parsonage to make arrangements for Thanksgiving services. There wiU be regular services in the First Presbyterian church to-morrow morning and evening by Dr. Moffat. Sabbath school at 9:30 a. m. All invited. Prof. G. M. Rogers will occupy the Berry St. M. E. church pulpit at 10:30 u. m. and President H. N. Herrick at 7:30 p. m. to-morrow. Sunday school at 9 a. m. All invited. The Third Presbyterian Bible school wiU meet at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon, instead of the regular hour, 2 o'clock. At this session the ordinance of baptism will be administered. Regular Sabbath services at the City Y. M. C. A., at the usual hour, 4:30 city time, conducted by John G. Blake, of Richmond. Tlie service is for the men. A cordial invitation to all. Congregational church, comer of Washington and Fulton streets. Rev. J. C. Cromer, pastor. Moming theme: "God's Treasure." Evening theme: "Caleb." Sunday School at 12 o'clock. All invited. Usual services to-morrow at Wayne St. M. E. church conducted by Rev. R. M. Bams at 10:30 a. m., and 7:30p. m-Morning theme: "A Veteran's Choice." Evening theme: "Preaching of Jesus." All are cordially invited. Christian church, comer of West Jefferson and Griffith streets, Rev. M. L. Blaney, pastor. Services this evening at 7:30 and to-moi*row at 10:30 a. m., 2:30 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. The revival, contrary to aU expectation, has continued through all the political excitement with glorious results. At the Third Presbyterian church to-moiTow, services at 10:30 a. m. city time. Reception of new members, ordination and instillation of officers, farewell sermon and the administration of the Lord's supper. Sacrament of baptism at 3 o'clock p. m. before bible school. David S. Kennedy, pastor. The pastor of the Gi-ace Reformed church would like to see all the members and friends of the church at the services to-morrow moming and evening. Missionary services at 10:30 a. m. Topic for evening, "Esaw, or the Young Man Selling his Birthright." Young people specially invited to the evening service. Mrs. Birdie Wing has removed to 55 West Main street, where she will be found at home to her friends. Stylish Suits. There is no better place in the city at which to purchase a stylish and handsome suit of clothes than at the store of Mr. Joe M. Clark, the well-known merchant tailor, 34 East Berry street. Besides being one of the best cutters in the country, he has the latest and best styles of suiting and has an extensive stock to select from. Our gents' fine hand-sewed shoes, $5, at WHiii D. Schiefeb's, 36 Calhoun street. mountain Chestnuts. Ohoic* chestnuts, lOo quart. Fbür Houbk. BARNUM DYING ! The Chairman of the Democratic National Committee is Dytatf at His Connecticut Home. Bbidgepobt, Conn,, Nov. 10.—A telegram from Lime Rock, Conn., at 6:80, m., says that Hon. Wm. H. Bamum dying, and can not possibly live until noon. I.OCAI. ITEmS. Andrew J. Critchet has been adjudged insane. Jifr. Burt Lukins, of Wabash, was in the city to-day. Frank J. Wawada and Mary L. Campbell have been licensed to wed. F. W. Kane, Payne; G. A. Mathews, Galion, are guests of the Wayne. Louis Pariso, Danville, HI.; J. W. Colquitts, Toledo, are at the Aveline. Rev. Joseph S. Large will preach at the Trinity Episcopal church to-mor-w. The fire department was called to a harmless chimney fire on East Berry street this afternoon. Theresa, the little ten days old daughter of Mr. William Golicke, of East Main street, died yesterday and was buried to-day. Rev. A. W. Seabreeze, of Clarksville, Tenn., will preach at Trinity Episcopal church one week from to-morrow. He is the prospective rector. Mr. Clarence Cook, the city editor of the Nem, and Miss Emma F. Chtskins, the teacher in Hoagland schools, will be married in the near future. The people living on St. Mary's avenue between Abbott and Spring street complain of the bad condition of the sidewalks on account of the recent rains. Clara Parker, of 101 Hoffman street, was adjudged insane to-day. The woman has been suffering from nervous depression for tw^o weeks and grew violent last night. Mr. J. S. Finkenbiner, who has been in the city for a week past looking after his property interests and greeting his friends, will leave for Chicago to-night, en route to his home at Richmond, Va. The workmen employed in improving the R. R. Y. M. C. A. block, undermined the south side foundation, and the walls over it sank down and separated in several places. The damage is not serious, and can be repaired. Owing to the state of repairs at the building of the railroad department of the Y. M. C. A. there will be no meeting held there to-morrow afternoon, but it is hoped to be ready so there may be no further in termption to the work. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Busse, of Ewing street, celebrated the fifth anniversary of their marriage Thursday evening. A large number of their friends invaded their home and passed the evening in a very pleasant manner. A magnificent snpper was spread, and music and other amusements were enjoyed. Mr. Busse is the popular foreman of the Daily Gazette, and has a host of friends. Dana Sails. New York, Nov. 10.—Charles A. Dana sailed for Havre on the steamer La Normandie to-day. The Ladies Auxiliary to the order of Railroad Conductors, assisted by the gentlemen of the order, will give a ball at Morton club hall, Nov. 23d, to which their friends are invited. eod-td fopular Excumion to Pat Stock Show. Special low rate excursion to Chicago from Cleveland and aU points west on the Nickel Plate, Tuesday, November 20, 1888. Inquire of the nearest agent. Tickets good seven days. The finest line of misses bigrh cut shoes ever disphiyed. Prices lower than ever. Jacobs Shoe Store. Ijatest From Cleveland. To Chicago via. the popular Nickel Pate excursion, Tuesday, November 20, 1888. For additional information call upon or address any agent of the company. _ Rubbers, the best qualities, at W. D. Schiefeb's 36 Calhoun street. Sealed Proposals. Court House Post Office, Fort Wayne, Ind. Sealed proposals will be received until 11 a. m., Thursday. November isth. 1888, lor supplying gas, etc., to tbla building during tbe current flscal year. Particulars on appUcaUon. Wm. Kaoüqb, Custodian. Boilers, cheap boilers, we nave bought out the bolle pianto! Sinker & Davla. oC Indianapolis. Ind., and now have on band over 25 new and second hand engines and boUen which we will aeU at buyers prices. Addrws armstonq bros., Springfield, o.. or IndUtt* apolls. Ind. 1(M)0(1-S(
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