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   Benton Harbor Weekly Palladium (Newspaper) - September 25, 1891, Benton Harbor, Michigan                                 riii  WEEKLY PALL ADI I  T  VOL 24.  HEXTON IIARHOK, MICHIGAN', FRIDAY, SKI TEMBElt 25, 1*41  NO. 13.  READY for  Prairie tin* great damage  in Dakota are doing  N. Y. O. P. CASH STORE  Novell ies  m—  Dress (roods and Trimmings,  Cloaks, and Shawls,  Ladies’ and Children’s, Men’s and Boy’s  - EX I) HR WEAR  Blankets, Carpets, Rugs, Oil Cloths, Clothing, and Shces below all Competitors.  •Limes Viek. the Rochester seedsman, * | is financially embarrafvM*d.  The stallion Allerton trotted a mile in j.uuY at Independence. Iowa, last Saturday,  Ex-Congressman Win. L. Scott, of Erie, I’a., the celebrated politician and “coal king," is death  Supporters of the People’s Party held a convention in G-and Haven and or- 1  ganized for Ottawa county.  ! The Oklahoma Imorners have entered upon a mad rush for claims upon the lands of the Cherokee strip, opened lust week to settlement.  Having gotten the American h<-g safely into Germany. Secretary Rusk is now seeking similar relief from the cat- ■ tie quarantine in England.  Gertrude Potter, the much-married Chicago girl, was wedded in that city Saturday, for the third time within two years, on two of which occasions 'he “married" the same man.  Balmaceda. the defeated ex-l*resident of I hiii, committed suicide at Valparaiso last Saturday, lie was unable to stand the mortification of political ruin and social ostracism consequent upon his fall.  A FAMILY’S FATE.  F vo Members of It Meet Death in a Chicago Fire.  ASOTUKK IMl'ltED BEYOND RECOVERY.  A I'our-Mory Trnemrut Huriirtt - .1 4id 8rhMI> III, Wife ;tn*l ITtret* ( lulilren Arn smotheretl >arr«,w 4 <>f Otl»«*r OctupuDls  FIVE VICTIMS.  Chicago, Sept. 19.—A fire at Nos.  549 and 551 Sedgwick street at I o’clock a. m. caused the death of live persons, all of whom were smothered in their beds by the dense smoke that tilled the burning structure. The tire ran its course in less than an hour, hut the fatalities resulting  exceed by .a? t.ie list, of victims by any j NI , n  married his third and present wife, fire in Chieago this year. Those who , \j; NS  Susie Layman, of Berrien, a lost their lives were:    John Sehalk, ! teacher by profession,  aged 45; Mrs. Sehalk, aged 42; three )    M,-. Dickson has from his boyhood  Sehalk children, two boys and a girl, ’been familiar with the privations and, aged S 12 and 15 years respectively, trials of pioneer life in anew country. I Cynthia Schalk, aged 17 years, was l»‘ his boyhood he attended the first ’ badly injured that she cannot r®. | school taught in La Grange, (ass conn-1  i try. and from that beginning he pns j • gressed until he 1‘ecume the possessor!  Edwin T. Dickson.  Edwin T. Dickson was the son «»f James Dickson, ami the eldest of a family of nine children. He was bom in Centre township, Wayne eounty, Intl., Vug. 2, 1*21. At the age of seven years he accompanied his father tot ass eounty, Mich., where he grew to manhood in 1M5 he married Miss Lydia Garwood, and in 1*49 removed to his present home, on section Hi, Berrien township— a place which was at that time covered by dense woods. In 1*69, Mrs. Dickson died. She had been the mother of six children, five of whom died before her death. One the eldest daughter—it ill survives. Mrs I), was a most estimable woman, ami an exeel- t  lent wife, w hose virtues and sterling j traits as a wife contributed in no small  Great Fall Opening Sale  AT THE-  Chicago Bargain Store,  VVe have just received 50 cases of assorted  FcOl and Winter Dry Qoods,  Comprising the latest styles of Dress Goods, such as  Fancy Black Dress Goods, Black and Colored Henriettas, French Whip Cords, Imported French Cords, Plushes Velvets and Dress Trimmings, Hos-te y, Cloves. Underwear, L ncrs and Hcuse Keeping Goods.  degree to her husband *    And    will    be    old    at    prices never before offered in this city. Notea  (n    Mr.    Dickson    rua  rood  Wi  SPECIAL,  Mrs. John A. Logan has been to Detroit to consult Gen. Alger with refer- ; enee to the momument to her husband; which it is desired to erect in time to J be unveiled at the (irand Army conclave!  ; in W ashington next year.    |  50 Fur Trimmed Reefers with best Astrachan Fur Collar ami Facing at $7.50, worth $10.  50 Black Melton Reefers, public celebration, and a brilliant ban- J ladder one of the women jumped, and  Opossum Collar and F acing  q "** t :iUendetl h - v  notable*. \ sketch  . a in    .1    aii    of the great engineering enterprise is  at $10, worth |lo     giren in onr MWS wInmil .  Our $2 “9 and $3.99 Jack-,    --  The Berrien County Banner has en-  The railroad tunnel under the St. Clair river at Port Huron, connecting the I nited states with Canada, was formally opened lii--t Saturday with a  so  cover.  T he lire originated in the rear of the first flour, which was occupied by William Keatitz as a bakery. It is thought to have caught from one of the bake ovens. It spread to a shed in the rear ! in which was a quantity of hay and straw. From this it ran up the rear stairway and into the sleeping rooms of the peop e on the second and third I floors. The front |rooms on the second i fl sir were occupied by John Rondo, ms wife and two children, all of whom escaped w ithout Injury. The rear w as occupied by Mr. Keatitz. the owner of the bakery, and two bakers, Rugen-i stein and RosefehL The Schalk ami ; Burns families occupied the rear of the : third floor.  As soon as the firemen arrived lad- !  ders were throwu up to the windows of the third fioor where two women i were c liing for help As the fireman i was within a few feet of the top of the  I sister of his deceased w ife. Miss Marv ; Garwood, with whom he lived happily j | for two years. She died Get. 20, Is,2. Black dres  II hi the 4th of February, 1**73, Mr. Dick- for them  ; Australian erape at 1  Dotted Mohair at It | jo-in serge at 12 ’.. e. worth I  :  34-in English Henrietta at P j 36-in English henrietta at 2‘ j 46-in French whip cord at 3 ' 46-in French worth 50e j 40-in French worth 65c  f a fair education. He has always J 3*;-in all wool been u great reader, was thoroughly! worth 50c versed in the Bible, and familiar with 38-in all wool the Koran and the Veda.*. His reli-j worth 69c gious t*elief w as in accordance with the | 40-in all wool Fr views of the Free-4‘ommunion Baptists, j 7.*»c  of which church he has been a member! 10-in all wool French scrg* for twenty-six years. In matters of re-j at 69c, worth *5c     #   ligion and morality he knew no middle j 46-in all wool French henrietta ground, and favored no halfway rneas- j worth 95c  few of tho b*rg“iuH that are bein  we arc head quarter  >ffered:  wort!  plaited hem plaited  th 15c h 15c  c, worth e, worth c, worth •tta at 3  ii-in all wool tricots at 5-in broad cloth at 45c, worth 65c 4 in extra fine French broad cloth plain and fancy at **.5 worth 11.25 1 in nic and uie suiting at 40 worth  •no  5c,  51 in camels Fall line of t and plushes 46-iri French  hair no  •olored  cltc  tnd  Ida*  at  re ts  w orth  nrietta at 49c.  French henrietta at 49c. French henrietta at 49t\ »c. worth  •rich  at  art's but was always zealous in the cause which he believed to be right. He was a man of strong convictions and decided character: a strict temperance man. and in favor of prohibitory measures for prevention of the sale of intoxicating liquors. Politically, he was a republican. He has filled the office of Justice of the Peace, and many other township offices, always, in these elections, receiving the full vote of the party to which he belonged.  He died at his farm residence near Berrien Lent re, last evening at seven o'clock, of cancer of the stomach.-— Sites Sun. Sept. 17.  et sale still in pregress.  clothing.  50 Boys’ Wool Suits, ages 14 to 19 years,at $4.( 0;others charge for same quali-  Y. O P C. S  N.  Benton Harbor,  Boston Store  St. Joseph.  tered upon its fourth year. Under the 1 enterprising management of Messrs. j Rieaby ,<• Webb our cotemporary is “getting to the front" in first class style. We are glad of this for many! reasons, not the least of which is the • fact that Benton Harbor wants its new* 1 papers, as well as its business interests j of every character, to be prosperous j There is room for two good newspapers j in our thriving city.  in catching her the fireman nearly lost  his balance. He was saved by Officer l)e    Leaie, who    was on the    uui-    ! Ijmv-priced grades of ladies’ shoes    75e  der    below him.    Together they    car-    ’    to '*1.50.    worked button holes and    all  ried    the woman,    who had fainted.    *    solid, at    E. D. Collins', St. Joseph,  to the ground. She was taken    to a    j  46-in silk finished French henrietta at I s'.ie. worth 31.05 46-in extra fine satin finished French henrietta at We, worth 31.15 Kqtra quality brilliantine at 39c, worth 544c  54-in extra fine broadcloth at 35c, worth 31-2.5  Colored dres* goods of ail descriptions 25-in mohair poplin at 9c, worth 12c Debage cloth at 12c, worth 16 36-in armeman serge at 12c,worth 16c 29-in fiobokeu plaids at 9c, worth 12c 29-in Knickerbocker suiting at 13c. worth 17c  Double width henrietta at !4e in all the  > S.ooo sample towels at 6, 3. 10,14, 13, 23, 29. 33c worth double the money. Do n* >t fail to secure a lot of these towels 190 {S's of toweling from 4c. 6, 7, 3, 9, 111, 12Le worth double the money j 199 Marscillles finished sprea«is at 69c worth 31.4X4 Extra quality German barn.sley da in-ilk finished  1  ask at 2 4c worth 6i»e  | Good quality German damask at 24c at 73c, j Good quality t urkey red at ISe worth 25 Full linen damask and napkins at very  LAWN MOWERS,  GARDEN HOSE  AND SCREENS  Are Now in Season.  GOT YOUR GASOLINEJSTOVE YET?  Gee my stock.  I have a more complete line of  Builders’ Materials  than ever before,  C M. EDICK.  Milwaukee and Eastern I ransit Compare s  ; The other day at Piqua, Ohio . William McKinley made a piece American tin plate, out of American-j I made steel dipped in American pig tin mined in San Bernardino County, 4 ali- j fornia. Other concerns in 4>hio and*  ! Pennsylvania and elsewhere are now j making this American tin-plate, wholly j from American materials, by American , workmen for American consumption, at profitable prices. It would seem ! that these abundant indisputable evi-< denees of the successful though tartly foundation of this new anti important manufacturing industry in the United States ought not only to refute the claim by the free-traders that tin-plate cannot be profitably made in this country, but also to establish the value of the MeKinlev tariff in the protection of j bedrooms lay home industries. The voice of the peo- j pie of Ohio will shortly lie heard in powerful tones endorsing not only the McKinley bill but its popular and distinguished author and champion.  Fine  Jarvis’.  gold filling a specialty, at  We manufacture our own sausage In the Yore block. J. J. Mim.kb.  Foreign and domestic fruits at 44s Ixirne Bros, grocery, east Main street.  Money to loan on  M. Valentine's office  chattels—at Geo.  Two good horses for sale Sterns and Kennedy's offici  Full lint  , nd congress lost* ph.  of men s all solid shoes, lace  1  • i to - ’ V>. at I ol!inv\ St  Whiskey and Cider.  A Grand Rapids special of Sept. is  a vs:  DAILY LINE OF STEAMERS BETWEEN  ILI10IEE, ST. JOSEPH aid BENTON N1RB0R  Until further notice the steamers  City of Fremont 1 City of Manjiioito  will run a* follows:  *dUTB BENTON HARBOR, Oartley Hon** dock, d*dy     p     **  h«AEK ST JOSEPH, E. A. Graham'• dock, daily *t * #> P* ®* b«AVE MILWAUKEE, Company’* dock, 31 En* »tra*t. la. » P  far* twiwaan Barton Harbor, 8A    Md^Milwank**    i*    «f  ' it was noticed that there were many “j igs" floating around, but no one  (  I could tell where the liquor came from until Deputy I nited Mates Marshal ’ Brewster discovered the place. He no- • tieed that one of the liooths, kept by • I,ouis Gousdzward. was s**lling a great 1 amount of cider, and appr<*aehing the stand he gave the man a dime and a wink. The wink “went." and he got i two fingers of p«x*r whiskey and the { bn i a nee of the glass filled with eider.  • This morning Gousdzward was arrested j I for not paying Uncle Sam's license, and • | he will be examined to-morrow. He is, the Treasurer of Grand Rapids Town ship  neighboring house anti eared for. The firemau then ase-nded to rescue the second woman, and fie was none too soon, for as he lifted her from the window the llames rolled out after her. William Keatitz and his family escaped from the teeond Ihx.r by ladders. As soou as K -atit/, reached the ground he urgeil the firemen to renew their efforts. a-~> the house was full of people. Sergt. Frur.zen, of the Larrabee | street station, started to make a per-| sonal st arch of the building. Followed Major! by half a dozen firemen he rushed up #i the stairway to the fiat occupied by the Fehalk family. The di»ors were fastened and this was enough to satisfy the sergeant that the inmates were dead. Batter-iug down one of the doors, Sergt. Franzen found Cynthia Schalk lying on the bed unconscious. Picking her up he hurried from the room, as by that time the smoke was blinding and suffi>-cating. The girl was alive, though the smoke had overpowered her. She was placid iu the patrol wagon and taken to the hospital. As soon as he could recover from the effect of the smoke Sergt. Franzen made another effort to search the rooms occupied by the Sclmlks. This time he was more successful, though his work showed how fearful hail been the fate of the family. In one of the the body of the 15-year-old girl. She was picked up tenderly t»y a fireman and carried to Eugene MonteiI s drug store. Every effort to revive her was vain. In another room was found the Itody of a 12-year-old hoy. He had lieen partially awakened bv the fire and had endeavored to escape. He had succeeded in getting scarcely 10 feet from the bed when he fell to the fioor overcome with the smoke. Lying on the b**d in the same room v.. - t ,••    ■! '. of a v ' ' Hi '    * . appar  ently alxMtt 3 years old. The bodies were taken to the drug store and laid on the floor. The firemen had scarcely left the store when the body of Mrs. Schalk was brought in. She was still alive, though unconscious Druggist Monteil did everything in his power to relieve her, but after a few gasps for breath and convulsive twitch* ings of her limbs she died. A moment later the b^dy of Gottlieb Schalk, the head of the family, was brought in. W ith the exception of Mrs. Schalk all had been suffocated  She  qjeu window and her and blistered ast in a horrible pain rendered her  Inquire at  At the West Michigan fair yesterday ** n, l died seemingly without pain  Choicest- line of cigars in the city initli s.  at  Full line of Drew. Selby A Co's ladies’ fine shoes at E. D Collin**. Forbe*block St. Joseph.  Put your fruits in cold storage and keep them until prices advance.  Wi**** A Vat.oKXAin*.  ® Jw th* round trip bwsght ms«  L tnelnding berth, ticket*    Oraham    A    Morton    Tran-por  II. I IHt’KI.XM »  Bucklen't Arnica Salve The best salve in the world for cut*, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skin eruption*, it postirely cure* piles or no pay required It i* guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price t5 cents per box. For sale by Geo. M. Beil A C<o.  was lying near an the flames caught her throat and b* manner before the unconscious.  The other inmates of the building barely escaped with their lives. Non** of them had tune to look after theit money and jewelry and were able only to soize a few articles of clothing Dne of Mr. Burns' roomers got hlx clothing, but lost aU of it except a pair of shoes before he reached the street. The homeless people found shelter in the homes of neighls»rs.  The loss on the building is not over S2.(KX> and on stock and furniture not over tI,W0; fully covered by insurance as to building and stock, bnt a total loss on furniture,  fh» f allttr# Hw«r4>  Sk w Y oh*. Sept 19. —The business j failure* occurring throughout the country during the last seven davt numier 359. as c«»inpared with a Vital of $14 last week. For the <*»u*respond-ing week of last year the figures wera 196.  I l> hi <in •n<4 P»r»nn*f» Hnrnul  Su'k R si ios. Mmn. ‘'ept 1® —Th# Catholic ehureii In the town of Alberto, this cwmnty, in course of construeUou, burned Frxiav at o*»on It was 4*e of the largest churches in this part c# the state. The prie*t'» rwtidbwea waa alao tlnatroyed. I.<u* ou both about liAB®  Then* will Ik* a dance at 4’onkev's hall next Saturday night, Sept. 26.under the management of Brennan’s orchestra. All arc invited.  A Purely Agricultural Fair.  Th** i’entml Berrien County Agricultural Association started in liecausc it seemed that such a society was nwltil. Since it came int«» existence tht* s*H*iety that gave shows at Niles and the still more pretentious oneat IWnton llartsir have quietly given up the ghost. They advertised an agricultural exhibition and made no attempt to show anything agricultural. They depended upon sports and sporting patron* for their existence. They simply failed to exist.  < 4ur people started without a cent and for a time charged nothing to go in or to go out. They now charge nothing to exhibitors and they are putting in many improvements on the grounds that will Ih* an inducement to exhibitors to come and show whatever they are proud of. Our people have not run in debt and people are learning to have confidence in them. This year they will do their best, and ask all to help them.—Berrien &prin<fx Aru.  If you want a comfortable ride to Eastman'* Springs, Double L. Gap, or through Benton Harbor or St. Joseph, or want to show visitors around, order my easy closed carriage. Residence on Broadway. Leave orders at Cash Martin’s grocery store. 4). I). Tatlor.  Benton Harbor Markets.  Corn—4k*5.  Wheat—92c  Oats—44)e.  Rye—75e.  Corrected dally by Morrow A Static. Grocers  Butter—29c.  Eggs — 13e.  Lard—Me.  Potatoes—-2.5e.ct 39c.  Dnions - 9oe.«t 31.09.  Beans $1.4J4>(#$1.25 per bushel.  Turnip*—244e.<tf25e. per bushel.  Bran—*.X>e.  Hay—$Mfat310 per t*>n.  Iiround feed. No. I—31.4<» per ewt.  Middlings—31.15 pt*rcwt.  . $ low prices I All our cottons an* retailed at Jobber's j prices.  Extra quality curtain scrim at 5c Uheveron serges at !k*. worth 12S Best dress ginghams at 3 and 9c worth 40 and 12}% e Good ginghams at 4} *e Standard prints at te worth 5c lixi jh‘s best prints at f*e worth 7c Best unbleached cotton in city at 5c worth 6e  50 p«*s I ah utta serge at »V worth luc All wool shirting flannel at 25e worth 35  Ladies Flannel skirts at 9se worth $1.35 Its* pairs blankets slightly soiled at *2.25, 32.59, $3.99 worth at least $3.50,  leading shades  36-in English henrietta at 19c. worth 25c J sli.ihi, 35.1x4 34-In fine plaited henrietta at 35c,worth -35 ,i oz  gents extra heavy Jersey 35c    shirts    at    69e    worth    31  over  >-in P»*-4«4-in sill  40*in fine 31.10 49-in Fre  If on finii  bet  iting at 25e worth 3.5e 1 henrietta at 7.5e. worth  French serge at k3c, worth neh whip eortl at 90e, worth  i)ur 39e unlanndried shirts are retailed all over the city at 59e Our 35e ladies hose we are selling now  at. 25e to close A corset free of fault at 49e  5,0419 sample hankerchiefs from Ic up  Full L*ne cf L *c tes’ Gents’ Missrs ard Childrens’ derwesr Feta led at Manufacturers’ Prices  Un-  Do not fail to give ih a call daring our fall opening sale, f »r it wili  be money in your pocket.  Chicago Bargain Store,  Hotel Benton Block, second door w >«t of post office, Benton Habor  Cloaks,  Cloaks,  Cloaks.  Absolutely Pure,  A ers*m of tartar baking powd*r. High <*st of all in l*av*>ning *trengtb.— Latent U. 3. Government Food Report.  For Sale Cheap For Cash!  One large 5-tine H®h spear.  One Urge fishing Jack, or torch light One pair of oar».  One 5-gal Ion gasoline can.  One pound net, 130 yards long. Two gasoline burners.  This entire fishing outfit will be sold at one-third its value, by  CHA8. A. JACKSON,  Daator is Almost Everything  A complete line of Ladies’ Cloaks jost r  i at  S. B. \ A N H () R X S  From one of the largest cloak houses in New York <*ity. This my first year in the cloak business, my stock is  Nil  ALL NEW  Ladies are invited to adl.  S. B. VAN HORN   

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