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   Atlantic Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 29, 1893, Atlantic, Iowa                                VOLUME MARCH NUMBER Members of the Starr Gang Again at BOLD RAID AT lrlvlng the Clerks Into a Hack Boom They Look tlie Poiice Door ami Help Thatn Start In Michigan Criminal March 2K bold and ul robbery was perpetrated in this little town Monday by Henry Starr and Ed two notorious and desperate Delaware half They rode into town from the leaving their horses uear the Caney Val ley walked into the bank and with drawn revolvers compelled Cashier Teller Sturr and Henry McEnery to throw up their hands And walk into a back locking the door afrer The robbers then en tered the opened vault and seized the money that was in something over and leaving the bank hastily mounted their horees and were off be fore the people of the town had any knowledge of what had The citizens immediately organized and started a posse in but there is little hope of their catching the bold Starr is the murderer of Unit ed States Marshal Floyd Wilson and is at the head of the most desperate band in the Indian AT place at the Hoffman H5use Tuesday The committee will make ar rangements to carry out the instructions of Sundays meeting by establishing a roll of honor of who will act as guarantees of the emergency fund for the Irish parliamentary A HungnrlanPolltlcinn BUD A March Baron Louis a conspicuous Hungarian was found in the river near His skull had been frac tured by repeated blows with a motal His clothes had been torn in a struggle and his face was FAVORS APPOINTED fojorlty Report of the Senate Committee on mid March pre sentation of petitions at the present ex traordinary session of the senate has been stopped at the suggestion of Gorman and those petitions that may be received hereafter are to be fiied with the secretary of the to be presented at the next regular The question as to the admission of the three men appointed as senators from the states of Wyoming and Washington was submitted the shape of a majority report from the committee on privileges and in favor of their right to be the minority re port against that right yet to be pre A very positive denial was made by Call of a newspaper paragraph stating that he had been criticising President Cleveland in the corridors and elevators of the Capitol in connection with appointments to Call also made an argument against the constitutionality of the provision in the last legislative for a commission to examine into the executive depart The Prisoner Supposed to Have Dragged the Prison March Irving the famous escaped from state prison early Monday morning by securing keys and walking out of the front door of the The keys are Captain in charge of the prison at is now in It is supposed that Latimer got possession of some powerful drug and administered it to the guard and Guard Height was found dying at 1 and died at 8 Latimer murdered his own mother here in and was sentenced to life At 10 oclock at night telephone message was received by the sheriff from a farmer at six miles south of that at 6 oclock in the morning a man answering the description of Lat imer called at his house and asked for something to He said he had been robbed of bis own clothes by an escaping and that he had made him don the prison pants he had on and gave him an old taking his own vest and The sheriff believes the clew and officers and some newspapermen have driven over to see what there is in the Warden Davis has issued a circular offering a re ward of for dead or About the time Latimer escaped a freight train passed north on the Sagi naw The train left the freight yards at and passed the prison about 10 minutes It is surmised by some that the convict boarded this train as it passed through the yards ad Jicent to the In the hope of eadiug off the fellow should he have taken that every station along the line was telegraphed and strict orders given to keep a lookout for the Provided Latimer boarded this train he might have ridden until at which time the train would have ar rived at James a while wash ing up early in the chanced to see in the surgeons just off the west two vials which no one knew anything These vials were at once taken possession of by who will take them to Ann Arbor with him for It is pre sumed that they contain prussic A thousand officers of the btate are looking for All the roads about the city are Many be lieve Latimer is in the having been secreted by one of three aunts who are in Du Lesnet Short In Bin SANTA March John inspector of land has been at Boswell inspecting the affairs of the laud office and found that Frank the missing is short in his accounts with the government between and Cut His Throat While March ODon a well known com mitted suicide at his 2070 Wa bash by cutting his Douoghue had been depressed in spirits for some time and it is supposed he com mitted the deed while temporarily in Trade Mark March The Trade Mark association of fine cut chewing and smoking tobacco manu facturers began its annual meeting in this city Monday This as sociation is national in its character and embraces most of the leading fine put tobacco manufacturers of the Prior to the meeting of the association the executive committee went into ses The business before the commit tee consisted of the inspection of the trade marks and wrappers of various complaining A number of cases were submitted by the committee to the association but no action was taken by the g Will Curry On NEW Marcli meeting of the committee in charge of the home rule meeting held at the Academy of Music on bundav will take SOME OF THE Presidential Nominations Sent to the Sen ate March presi dent sent to the senate the following nominations Felix Reeve of to be solicitor of the treasury William Seaman of to be United States ALLEN district judge for the Eastern district of Wisconsin Samuel Fisher of Massachu to be assistant commissioner of patents Robert Wilson of tc be register of the land office at Samuel Morse of to Ire consul at Paris Chancellor of to be consul at Havre Allen Morse of to be con sul at Glasgow George Parker of New to be consul at Birmingriam Rollin to be postmaster at Keo His Reasons For Declining March explana tion of the report from San Francisco that the secretary of the treasury re fused one offer of in gold and that he would not consider any more of is given as follows The banks of San Francisco offered the government in gold in exchange for cur rency in New The secretary de clined the proposition because it would involve the cost of transportation of the gold to the and it meant for the California banks an exchange with New York free of The secretary of the treasury will not refuse offers of gold where the terms are not to the disad vantage of the AS GOOD AS In a Finan cial TWO BANKS HAVE GONE Friendly Assistance to the Remaining Banks Prevents a Serious State of Mechanics Hank Hay Re snuie In Few The Bank of Commerce failed while another the Mechanics Savings fearing a run that it would be unable to took advantage of a standing rule and required depositors to give60 days notice of withdrawal of It has been a squally day in and but for the fact that the banks had time be tween Saturday night and Monday morning to prepare there might have more Since Saturday the larger banks had secured from to each and when the doors were opened Great of Currency were piled up on the tellers desks and in plain view inside the All the Nashville banks are located near College and Union streets and in the morning be fore 9 oclock the pavements were by All the banks opened for business except the Bank of which at 10 posted a notice of This bank had about decided to make an assignment last A Very Nervous The fact that it had not openedits doors increased the nervous feeling to some extent and Mechanics Savings bank directors decided to require depos itors to give 60 days notice with as provided in their It is thought the Mechanics bank will re sume business in a day or as soon as the nervous feeling has been entirely With very few exceptions the people who drew their money from the other banks were small Those having large accounts were satis fied of their Friends Helped Them Interviews all the leading bank ers show that their friends have come to their rescue and that depos its were in excess of what was drawn At the American National a notice was displayed in the that a dozen of the wealthiest men in whose names were signed pledged their personal estates to secure all One of the signers was General owner The statement of the com mercial bank which failed Saturday gives the assets as ani the li abilities RAIDED A POOL CIIAUG1ID WITH P Kit John KhoduH of Manager of the Coal JJefoiu the March complaint of Richard a member of the joint legislative coal investigating com John general manager of coal was arrested on the charge of perjury late Monday after He was taken before Judge of municipal and after his bail had been fixed at cashier of the First National and Charles Morris were accepted as and he was The grand jury will meet in Attorney General Childs is not yet ready with the criminal conspiracy The house of representatives unanimously passed Sen ator Donnellys bill making it the duty of the Minnesota courts to dismiss any action like the brought by John against offi cers and employes of the legislature for damagesinmcted while in the discharge of their and making void any judgment rendered in such The house bill appropriating coal emergency came up in the but as it did not seem broad enough for some ofthe it was referred to a select JEWS IN LABOR Judge Billings Decision In Strike a A YERY CONSERVATIVE Combinations Interfering With Interstate Commerce Subject to the Law of July Are at liberty to The Maximum Rate Bill Favorably Con sidered by tho March maxi mum freight rate which has been a bone of contention almost since the begining of the is as good as It is designated as the Newberry but was originally drafted by John who died last fall in The measure passed the house some weeks ago and in committee of the whole in the senate was favorably recommended and will pass that It provides for a reduction of not less than 20 per cent on all Virtually the same bill passed both houses two years but was vetoed by Governor Governor it is favors a maximum rate bill and will approve The house spent its time in routine A New Gold March from Gannon City and Salida report a big gold excitement at oa the Rio Grande the west end of the Grand Cannon of the Fifty men were on the ground Monday staking out and manv more are on their Prospecting lias been going on in that vicinity for several but it was only recently that ore was struck that was said to be high grade and plenty of The new camp is about 80 miles southwest of Cripple Arrested and Instruments Taken Out by Cincinnati March 1 oclock Monday afternoon patrol with Chief of Detectives Detectives Witte and Callahan and Lieu tenant Hill drew up in front of Joe Kemps pool on Sixth Chief Deitsch had ordered that if any more betting was done all the apparatus would be torn out and removed to the central Shortly after the ar rival of the officers Peter Fagiu handed a bet to the Lieutenant Hill at once ordered the place Frank the said that if the officers attempted to come behind the desk he would put them Hill at once covered the clerk with a while the detectives smashed the desk with an axe and carried out the two telegraph Fagin was arrested for making a bet and Clerk Mott for registering The George Spretz and Harry were arrested on the same The whole collection was taken to the centra sta tion and locked Patrol 1 revisited Joe Kemps place at oclock in the afternoon and arrested the who was locked up at the central sta The Western Union Telegraph cdpi pany threatens to make be in tearing out Kemps inatjfu one of their circuits Was broken for twentyfive Wbeelmen Have No Official March League of American Wheelmen is without cial last weeks number of tn Ei World and Official published in being the last number to be sent through the VicePresident of the wheelmens has received a letter from the publishers of the paper stating that the corapanyfwill publish next week as usual but will not aend it through the mails as by the The reason given isthat they are violating the postal laws by send ing copies to members because sub scriptions are not A meeting of the executive committee of the league will be held in New York the last of this when it is expected that the matter will be ij Death of Alonzo March Alonzo United States consul at died at his home He was 64 years He was home on a and when about to return to was stricken with which caused his Revival Work at March who has met with pronounced success at has inau gurated a revival at the First this which will continue for an Diseniwine the Scope of Their Work Be fore the Woi Ids Fair March He brews from all over the United met in this city MoriUay morning to ar range the plan and scope of the pro posed Jewish representation before the Worlds Fair auxilary religious con to be held here next The joint rabbinical and secularic com mittees from the central conference ot American the Union of Ameri can Hebrew congregations and laymen were The meeting was called to order by Chairman Beetman of and Secretary The following Jews were appointed vice presidents Jacob New York Adolph Chicago Julius Cincinnati Isadoie Louis Solprnon An appeal will be sent stating that since the existence of their no such opportunity has ever been extended to the Jew to set himself right before the ard that the time is opportune to perfect rnany grievious misconcep tions regarding A committee was appointed to name the speakers and the subjects for discus sion at the coming congress and their which was withheld from the was presented late in the after IN THE Balfour Oladxtono the Governments Irish Marcli the house of commons Sir Edward parlia mentary under secretary of the foreign stated that the British foreign office had been informed of the inten tion of the Unted States to accredit an ambassador to the court of James an acceptance and in reciprocation for the friendly action of her Brifctanic majesty in raising the British minister at Wash ington to the rank of leader of the spoke at length on his of which hegave notice last that Irish executive be censured for condon ing serious offenses and thud bringing the law into general He made his attack upon the government with exceptional vigor and evoked re peatedly loud cheers from the opposi tions Gladstone reproached the opposi tion for resorting to a license of language which they could not possibly justify with The present he had as great a desire and as strong an interest as had any of their prede cessors in preserving law and order in The present government different views as to the best manner of dealing with the They had substituted mildness and clemency for The results al ready apparent proved how successfully the new policy NEW March the de cision by Judge Billings rendered Sat in the case of the United States the Workingmens Amalgamated Council of New growing out of the general labor strikes of last Novem is not understood in some circles the following is given as an explanation The decision maintains that combina tions in restraint of interstate and foreign commerce by and between laborers are within the statute of July as well as combinations by and between A combination between laborers to al low no work to be done in moving goods and which was being con veyed through the city of New Orleans from the state to and from foreign coun until the demands of employes in certain kinds of business were complied with is within the prohibition the That such a combination is none the less lawful because the intended ruption of attempted also and did compass the interruption of al 1 other kinds of The opinion further holds that the mere refusal to or a combination among the many laborers not to with no attempt by intimidation and violence to prevent others from would not con travene the SPARKS FROM THE Jnmes Soergel was found guilty of man llaughter at New and sen five Charles of Chicago nas given to Vassar a scholarship of the second whicfi lie has eiven this The Good Templars of the district have purchased five acres of land at Madeline island for a summer if The Standard Oil company has an nounced an advance itfNorth Lima oil to 46 and South Lima to 4312 cents a The Lewis Grisell well at drilled in is flowing over barrels of oil a The Indiana oil field Is rapidly increasing in Rear Admiral with the flag ship Newark and the gunboat Berining arrived at Fortress Monroe from Hav They go to Norfolk lor coal and re Coles hotel at the oldest hotel in the was partly burned early Saturday The inmates all escaped but some in tueir night Uncle Stephen who was taken i to as a slave nearly half a century ago by Westmoreland from died Saturday at the age of He had been blind for ten years The funeral of the murdered Louis Schilling of was held Sunday Tho house was and several hundred including Masonic were compelled to j stand John 81 years while de committed suicide Saturday hanging himself in the 5320 The only that can be assigned is dejection i Fred Turtle of Omaha has been ar rested at Sioux City for embezzling from Appleton New whom he was a and for forging agent of the Century Publishing company PBIZKS BEFORE THK Bargent Successful Comiietiti In the graphcrs NEW March following are the additional prizes at the telegraph competitive contest last Saturday The John Mackay class open to but Chief Arthurs Trial March after in the United States circuit when the injunction in which Chief of the Brotherhood of Lo all Durkee received the comotive and Grand Master of the Brotherhood of Locomo at went to tive were sued for the third damages for conspiring against the Ann received a special prize from the Cali a ffrauh excellence in type Arbor came up for i 8 y Harper of Terre counsel i for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire moved dismiss tne case as Grand Master ou grounds j that the court had no jurisdiction over he being a resident of the i Interstate commerce law providingthat a person shall hot be sued unless he is a resident of the district where the suit is Tiie court thereupon dis charged and the case of Chief Arthur Several telegrams were introduced to show that Chief Arthur had ordered the engineers cm different roads to refuse to Tne Count of Issues a Letter to His Monarchist March The Count of Paris has sent out a circular letter to Mon archist committees throughout In it he says substantially The present moment is most The chamber has lost credit throughout the country The government has no courage to act against the It is powerless at home and devoid of The time has come for all rightminded men to unite ia a supreme effort to re store the honor of The Mon archists must not repudiate any political alliance required by the interest of the nation and for the defense of religious but at the same time they must let France understand that the monarch alone can give to her a strong and stable whose sole object will be the public My son seconds me in trying to realize this We shall spare no effort to place France upon firmer g Up March Chief Wilson of the switchmen says a strike on the Missouri Pacific is j Winder When asked regarding his presence here he said that the Missouri Pacific men are only patching up some griev The third class Hayes won the first and Logan the Class won the first prize and Jones Logan was commended excellent work The fourth sending the first given by the Smith Premier Type Writer company went to Hinnan by the second to v Moore was specially In the fifth event for the PhilV lips code Hayies prize of and Howe and Logan second The sixth championship of the world receiving resulted as foln lows first Montreal Has a Bail March was visited Monday night by another disas trous and for the fourth time in its The Daily Herald was com pletely burned The paper occu pied offices in the old 21on church on Beaver Hall since its previous offices on Victoria Square were destroyed by fire several years The second floor was occupied by the Ben ollky Lithographing company and Southam The fire originated in Southam Carrvs The building was burned to t u The total loss will reach insur ance about Importing a Wagon March rangements have been made between the Man ulacturers Aid association Beggs of for the inoval of the Beggs wagon factory to this The aid association is to furnish the necessary ground and ex pense of The new factory will be in operation in 90 days and have a capacity of wagons this March men visited the hottse of Sarazau Gue on Bat sons prairie Saturday and calling Guedrr to his shot him The object is thoughtto have been Efforts are being iuade to apprehend tie Fruit Crop Will He March Peach Commissioner Rufus Bronsou says that Die outlook is favorable in western Michigan for the largest crop of aud fruit of all kinds for many So far no peach buds have been blasted and many new orchards will tin for the first Honduras NEW Mai eh steam ship Breakwater arrived from bringing thp report that President Laiva has resigned and exPresident Bogran has assumed charge of the There has been some sharp skirmishing around the in which the under got the best of haviiy larger are pooriy gov ernment forces have been forced back into the where they await rein forcement from the garrison at Rudton Releases a Thousand SAN March Governor Markhams approval of the parole bill will release from the two state prisons over convicts who have served one year of their This bill was fought vigorously by the leading news irrespective of The Chronicle says of this Republican gov ernors arction that it shows ineffable folly aud stupid Many of the convicts who may be paroled are desperate criminals who have come here from the Heavy Snow Fall at March The heaviest snow of the season began f all ing here at 8 oclock Monday continuing all The weather re ports received at the railroad offices showed that the snow which fell here extended as far west as yabetha and and as far north as Pacific There was a light fall of rain and sleet between Sabethaand Han About nine inches fell in this locality and has benefitted the wheat to the extent of thousands of NEW March special meeting of the Press club was held to take action in the matter of the death of Oilrmol Elliot who was an iiouoiury The John j A committee was appointed to draft appropriate resolU Several of the members are old time meiabers of the staft of the Mail and Mclnnery Throws March a oatoh ascatchcan wrestling match at the pire theater between Bert pion of the and Tom Mclnt nery of the Columbus man ile the last two The match was for a puree of 250 and a Straightened Out the Banks March North j Texas National bank squabble has been straightened out by the new directors electing White as acting and John Polk as acting cashifivv The capital stock has been reduced and there are funds on hand lo pay all ExGovernor of New states that he is no wav connected with the butia hi the south for pleasure Oflleeit For AutiHill NEW March is said on good authority that Colonel Laments visits to New York last Week were for the purpose of beginning the work of filling the New York offices by ing the assistant treasurership to Itis hoped in this manner i to clear the way for putting antiHill men into the Roller Mills MAKION March The Marion roller the most com plete in the and valued at owned and operated by I with buuhels of wheat four cars of eM1 mill and on run and   

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