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Publication: Salem Daily News January 1, 1890

Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SAXEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. L NO. 312. SALEM. OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY L 1890. TWO CENTS. Its in Various of Country. Several Cases WUeh Have Kesalted Fatally to the Tktims. i Kept AttesidlsiK to the tmt- fercrs Nvstriy Every City of Cnloa. YORK, Jan. more deaths are indirectly traceable to la rnppe were reported yesterday. One iat of Mrs. Horace A. Eutchins, wile of vice president of the Standard Oil Jompanv. who died of acute pneumonia wpermduced by la grippe. Another is of Duplessis M. Helm, a well-known awyer, who died from pneumonia, re- lulnng from a bad attack of la grippe. All the city departments have more on the sick list and the same icmdUion exists among the banks, insur- ance companies and stores. The num- >er ot members of the police force that ire laid up is 302. The hospitals all re- jort a large number of applicants for xeatment who claim to be affected with The cases aro usually aggra- vated by other complications and are often quite serious. HOSTOS, Jan to the rec- ords at the office of the board of health, there have been two deaths of adults in this-city since Saturday, caused by in- fluenza in conjunction with other dis- eases, making a total of six. It is the opinion, nevertheless, that la grippe has begun to abate. The report comes from iho public institutions on Deer Island that the malady has obtained a secure loothold among the inmates and is spreading. There are 100 severe cases now in the hospital and seventy-five or more outside. Less than a half dozen cases have beon reported in the police department since last week. Of the 900 post-office employes 100 are off duty. ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. grippe las spread rapidly here in the last few days and the doctors are hard pressed to seep up with the constant demands made upon them. The public depart- ments aro run with only partial forces. In the Capitol there are many empty desks. Chancellor Pierson was taken ill with the disease and the Deputy Su- )erintendent of Insurance, Mr. Rug- jles, is down with the grippe and pneu- nonia. Several heads of departments are sick. The doctors here aro certain that a majority of the cases are of the Russian type. N. J-, Jan. physi- cian in the city is busy attending pa- tients afflicted by influenza. Very few families have escaped the epidemic, but only two or three serious cases are re- jorted. Even some of the physicians ,heraselves have succumbed to it and are confined to their homes. One fatal case was reported Monday evening. It was that of MichaeOIulhall, twenty-six years old. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. E. Match- ell, of Boston, a traveling man, came to this city from his home last Sunday and registered at Sennig's Hotel. Soon after his arrival he was taken ill and Dr Allen pronounced it a genuine case of Russian grippe. He is convalescent. But now four servant girls, a barkeeper and several others who live at the hotel are sick with The complaint bids fair to apread over the entire city. JEKSEY CITY, N. J., Jan. grippe has caught on firmly and has spread over the entire city. There is scarcely a dwelling where one or more inmates are not suffering from its attack or some ailment which they term the grippe. CARLISLE, Pa.. Jan. Tbe Russian influenza has appeared in the Cumber- land valiey. Fully 500 cases are re- ported. In this city the physicians say there are 125 cases, but few of a serious nature. No deaths have been reported as yet. _______________ Crashed Under Tons of Metal. TORONTO, Ont.. Jan. men were killed and two injured yesterday in a rolling mill at Humber, on the outskirts of this city. Seven and a half tons of iron fell on the men. The men ivcre en in weighing iron. They had loaded a truck with several tons of tho metal and had run it onto the scales to be weighed. The gearing of the scales way and the truck and iron fell on the workmen. for Mis Mnrder. YX, N. Y.. Jan. S- Tcrrill. the clork who is charged with a share in causing the ssvtith of Lillic N. Cook, his sweetheart, in having a criiui- operation performed upon her. was arraigned before Justice Walsh yester- After the hearing of the evidence the mother of the dead girl, which very damaging to Terrill.anadjour- n: tvis taken until Friday Her Own Kecoro. Loxnov. Jan. stoamor City of from New York for Liverpool, ar- at Qacenstown yesterday. The of her passaro five twen- hours and fifty jniaates- stats the record minutes, whsch i made br the same steamer in 2 XKT Ejection- I..UWJA. I. T- -Tan- r-ro- election for cosnciizea ia tsis Ety -sras not attempted as Siaic? Marshal Walker bad or- ibc cere is" preheat a took Col-Jan- totaj zv.G- 3" of tic c-rf-sr Isito Court to Beta Wltk CHICAGO, Jan. amended bill was filed yesterday by lawyer Joaiah Craxty in the creditors' suit against N. C. Fredericksen, the land speculator and fugitive, which embodies some discoT- eries made by Mr. Cratty since he first began to probe into the peculiar meth- ods of Fredencksen i Co. The amended bill makes defendants nearly fifty men whose names have not heretofore been mentioned in connection with Fredfer- icksen. Prominent among them are Rudolph Nunnemacher. G. Comstock, the Milwaukee banker; Charles Pupee, Frank Collier and Arch bishop Ireland. These parties are all said to have had interest in notes, mortgages orcon- iracts obtained from or through Freder- icksen, and the amended bill seeks to have the new defendants discover what relation they hold to such securities, mcstly for wild lands in the Northwest, in order that the receiver may get hold of them and apply them on Mr. Cratty's judgment. TAJK1FP REFORMERS la Bostou See the Old Year Out at a Ban- quet ami Listen to a Speech by Rojfcr Q. Mills. Bosrox, Jan. of the Mas- sachusetts Tariff Reform League gath- ered in full force at the Tremont House last evening, tho occasion being the an- nual dinner of the organization. Among the notable gentlemen present were Hon. Roger Q. Mills, of Texas; Hon. Thomas G. Shearman, of New York; Ed- ward Atkinson, Hon. William E. Rus- sell, picsident Eliot, of Harvard Col- lege; Charles Francis Adams, Hon. John F. Andrew, Hon. Robert Treat Paine and Hon. P. A. Collins. President Pierce in opening the after- dinner exercises said there were three great reform, ballot reform and civil service on trial before the country and that it was no small advantage that the struggle before us we have for our leader a man of sterling honesty and straightforward- Cleveland." He then in- troduced Hon. Roger Q. Mills as the speaker of the evening, who made a lengthy address. WUHAN'S PKOPHLEC Y. A Prominent Business Man 189O Will be a Year of Unusual Presperity. NEW YORK, Jan. with many leading business men as to the prospects for 1890 reveal an almost unanimous belief that the year 1890 will be one of unusual prosperity. Among others whose views are reported is Mr. Erastus Wiman, who is perhaps aboutas woll posted on business conditions as any man in the country, having varied interests both here and in Canada. He has made a careful study of situa- tion. "If this year is not the most prosper- ous year in our history, great calamities which man can not forsee must occur. In all my business experiences I have not seen a more favorable outlook. From all parts of the country good neva is coming in. Nearly every great industry is reported to bo prospering, and busi- ness men appear to be in unusually pros- perous circumstances. The develop- ment of the general wealth of the coun- try has been unparalleled." Grady Monument Fund. ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 1. Grady monument fund has now reached nearly The subscriptions thus far are almost all from Atlanta. The young men of other parts of Georgia are inter- esting themselves, however, and while no returns have yet been received, the indica lions are that subscriptions fram other Georgia towns and cities will in- crease the fund to at least double the present amount. The largest subscrip- tion from the North came yesterday from the directors of the Fourth Na- tional Bank of New York, who sent a check for SoOO.____________ Street Car Strike Proves a Failure. PITTSBUBGU. Jan. meeting of the striking employes of the Pittsburgh Traction Company was held yesterday morning. Resolutions were adopted condemning the traction company for importing and Pinkerton "thugs" and asking the public to refuse to patronize the road while non-union men wero employed. Superintendent Davis claims that the company has won tho day and that business on the road will proceed without further interrup- tion. ___ __________ from the Kepnhllc. LONDON. Jan. and papers from Brazil of the date of December 12 ire at hand. From these it is learned that the government was being urged on all sides to constitute "some kind of reprf-scntation from the Brazilian States. in view of the increasing discontent of provincial people with the military dictatorship. The citizens of Rio Ja- neiro are forming a society to assure Dom Pedro of an annuity equivalent to the on 5.000 contos. r.eath of Krother. SA'.F.M. Ore-.. Jan. Melville G- lllair.''- principal teacher at the Che- jne-a-a Indian .raining: school near rSalem- and a of -T. G. JTtaine- ciod Monday equine after a brief illness at the of sixiy-ibrfre. He was a man of rare ability, a speaker ard an educator. Mont.. Jaa. :be f- of for c. were only cntJl to-day. All of Senators were Called Into Question bj tab- Treasurer Roberts la His Testimony Retarding tba Re- lations of Canada to the United States. FtafeerlM Their Xlchlca- LumberiBM Tells How Canadian Tariff Affects Bis Business. NEW YORK, Jan. second day's session of the Senate Committee on Re- lations with Canada was hell at the Hoffman- House Tuesday. Ellis H. Roberts, United States sub-treasurer and ex-editor of the Utica Herald, was the first witness. He thought from the geographical position of the two coun- tries they must of a necessity have rival interests in the same directions. In hSs opinion the inter-State questions were important factors. All these questions bear upon the relations of trade with Canada. Yankee shrewdness would be greatly lacking if we surrendered our markets of of people to ob- tain in return those of A reci- procity witU Canada would be entirely different from one with Mexico. TLe witness slewed from statistics that in 1SSS Canaaa imported goods valued at more f-om the United States than from Great Britain. The nearness of Canada to this country more than offset the fact that Canadian goods entered Great Britain free. The feeling in jSTorthern and Central New York was very much opposed to reci- procity. The farmers of those sections would be greatly opposed to the re- moval of certain dacies upon animal starch, wheat, hay and hops. Witness was opposed to reciprocity on the ground that the United States would give every thing, receiving nothing in return. An- nexation was not to be thought of for somo years to come, and if we desired annoxation we must not give away our markets. A commercial union he thought impracticable. Charles H. Pew, of Gloucester, Mass., in the fishery business, wos next called. He gave a clear and thorough explana- tion of the Gloucester fishery business, lauded tho bravery of the crews em- ployed and furnished statistics to show that most of them were natives. Wit- ness said that there were millions of fish caught in British waters, frozen on board the vessels and brought in free of duty because they were frozen. Mr. Pew was of the opinion that if American sea- men received a suitable equivalent they would be easily formed into a naval re- serve. Fishermen were always eagerly sought-by the naity-for manMrf-Trarsorv ice. Witness concluded by bitterly com- plaining of the annoyances to which American fishermen were subjected by the Canadian government. D E. Loveland, a lumber merchant of Saginaw, Mich., said he had bought a large tract of forest land in the Domin- ion, as the rapid denuding of the forests of Michigan made such a step necessary for the preservation of his Michigan plant. The point was finally brought out from witness that if better commer- cial relations were established with Canada and the export duty be reduced, or taken entirely ofiy ogs cut in the Do- minion, he could float logs cut on his Canadian land to his mill on Saginaw river and undersell other millownors there. Though not specially anxious for annexation he would not object to it. After hearing several other wit- nesses in reference to the fishery trade, the committee adjourned. Tariff Hearings Continued. X, Jan. 1. The Ways and Means Committee yesterday listened to an argument by Robert M. Thompson, of Now York, in favor of the free im- portation of copper ore intended for ex- portation as refined copper- The com- mittee then listened to a number of gen- tlemen interested in the manufacture of glass and earthenware. J. li. Kimes, of Philadelphia, addressed the committee in favor of increasing tho duty on china clay. bj Himself to a Tree. REAJDIXG, Pa., Jan. 1. Thomas Jeffries, of Philadelphia, said to be the of a wealthy citizen of that city, committed suicide Monday night at one of the health resorts on South Moun- tain, ten miles from here. Young Jef- fries was at the resort for the benefit of his health, but becoming despondent he hanged himself to a tree about a mile from the hotel. Txlaabie Additions to the PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 1. At a meeting of the League committee on} players yesterday, Long and Stearns were at- tached to the Boston club and Hamilton to tho Philadelphias. Both clubs had claimed the three men, under the agree- ment with the owners of the Kansas City team. _ Twenty-flTe Tears -tnage. Poi'-TAOK. Wis., Jan. 1. Alva Stewart, Judge of the Ninth judicial circuit of this died at the Corning House, this city. Monday night, of pneumonia. Jodge Sf -wait was sixty-eight years of age and hsd on the bench of this circuit twenty-fire years. Sherman Eitraditkrai TOKO5TO. On-. Jan. I. Evidence in the Sherman extradition case was closed yesterday by the examination of Judge Clinton, of Buffalo. who tesuStd that Sherman was uot ffailty of the laws of New York- The case was taca adjourned week for Gep a TrcMIe- Pa.. Jan. J. Two Isbanrt. WiUiasa R. and 4 fatber awi vya, walkin? on off by ex- killed. A FRIGHTFUL CRASH. Tralas Jam. A aad fatal wreck occurred at Kokotoo Tuesday mondag on the Pan-Haadle railway, oae vile north of the depot. Train No. IS, northbound, conductor Thomas Lamb, left the junction at a. m., schedule time. When about a north it met train No. 14. south- bound, in of conductor V. D. No- land It was running about fifty an hour. The two trains crashed to- fether, totally demolishing the and burning the baggagecar and coaches of the southbound train, which tumbled on top of engine. The injured were confined to the en- gine and express and baggage cars. George Cumnaings, engineer cf No. 14, was buried in the wreck and died imme- diately after being extricated. Tom Mc- Cullough, engineer of No. 13, lies at the Clinton House, Kokomo, with his head crushed and can not live. Baggagemas- ter J. Kerlin, injured in the back and head, was taken to Galveston, where he died. Thomas Harbor also was hurt se- verely. These men all live at Logans- port Adams Express Messenger Grant was seriously though not hurt about the body. Two men named Woods and Webb werebadly hurt in the general mix up, but not fatally. A number of passengers in the coaches were shaken up badly, but the Pull- mans escaped, many of the passengers not being awakened. The cause of the wreck is a mystery, as the engineers of both trains aro both unable to testify, but the general opinion is that the north bound engineer was trying to make a "sneak" to tbo .side track at Jewel, four miles north, to pass No. 14, which was slightly behind time. A DYNAMITE BOMB In it building Occupied by Prlnt- eri. Without Jujary to Auybody. WAVKHI.Y, la., Jan Late Monday night unknown parties exploded a dyni- mite bomb in the stairway leading to the Independent printing office and the Western Union telegraph office. The bomb exploded with terrific force, de- molishing the stairway and front of tho building. The bomb was an inch and a quarter gas pipe, about a foot long, sealed at either end with several ounces of lead and charged with dynamite. It is thought it might been placed there by some one who had a grudge against the printers of the Independent force, who have been getting out a holiday daily in which several' "roasts" have been printed, and who were in the build- ing at the time of the explosion, getting out their last Pittsburgh Alderman And Three Con- stables Convicted of Conspiracy and Ex- tortion. PITTSBURGH, Jan. 1. The jury in the cases of W. H. Porter, alderman: Elijah Shepard, Thomas Carney and Thomas Packer, constables, rendered a verdict yesterday finding defendants guilty as charged, and recommending Carney and Packer to tho mercy of the court. The Charge on which the men were tried that of conspiracy and extortion. There were thirty-one charges against Alder- man Porter, who accepted informations made by his constables against certain people for violation of liquor laws and for keeping disreputable houses, settling the cases for money consideration. Sentence Commuted. SPIUNGFIKT-D, 111., Jan. 1. Governor Fifer yesterday commuted the sentence of John A. Bauereisen, of Aurora, who was sentenced to the penitentiary in De- cember, 188S, for two years for conspir- ing to destroy the property of the Chi- cago, Burlington thai Dr. Peiers and party are certaiDlj alive. The influenza has made it? appear- ance in London. A number ol govww rnent officers have been attacked by disease. Michael Hopkins, a prominent dry poods merchant, died at Utica, N. the 31st. He was the first Tictim of grippe in that city. The French government has ordered the suspension from parochial duty of 300 priests in various parts of France for interfering in tho recent elections. At Port is, N. Y., the other night, Martin Febrey. a bartender, threw him- self under an Erip iid wa.s ground to pieces. Despondency was the cause. Georgo P. Smith, thirty-si.x years old, watchman at the Massachusetts State prison, shot himself dead recently while tomporari y insiine from an attack of la grippe. Brunswick Co., clothiers, of Wel- lington, Kan., have assigned. Liabili- ties assets nominal. Failure due to hard times and disastrous real estate ventures. All schools in have been-, or- dered closed for a week on account of the prevalence of influenza. Tho hos- pitals are so crowded that a special structure has been erected for influenza cases. Tho steamship Ponnland, which ar- rived at New York the other day from Antwerp, brought the captain and crew of five men of tho British barkentine Juan, Who wore rescued raid-ocean from their sinking vessel. The steamer Faraday has succeeded in repairing in mid-ocean one of the West- ern Union Atlantic cables which has been broken for some time. This now gives tho pool companies all of their seven cables except one for Atlantic traffic. An English lady whose unostentatious ministrations to the sick have attracted much attention recently, has volun- teered to act as nurse in the aiian leper settlement on the island ot Mo- lokai and will sail for that place imme- diately. A conscience contribution of fifty dol- lars, in an envelope postmarked Boston. was received at the Treasury Depart- ment recently. The writer signed him- self Federal and stated that it was the balance of an account which he owed the Government. Mr. Parnell has instructed Mr. Lew'3, his counsel, to obtain for him, at the eadiust possible moment, the citation to appoar and defend himself in the suit for divorce brought by Captain O'Shea against his wife, in which Mr. Parnell is named as co-respondent. ___ The JBadly Scared. BEULIX, Jan. National Zeil- ung learns from its correspondent at St. Petersburg that the story of the Char's serious illness from suddon excitement is otruc. Already weak and nervous from tho effects of the influenza, he ac- cidentally touched button regulat- ing the "electric lights in the concert hall of the Gatschina palace and the room bcciime totally dark. The Czar, believing bis life in danger, gave way to extreme alarm and a relapse threaten- ing fatal termination was the result. Kadclitt'Tukeii the Ffcn. POMBKOY, O., Jan. II. cliff, convicted last week of manslaugh- ter in the killing of Lewis D. Cottrill about a year ago, was taken to the peni- tentiary at Columbus Monday by Sheriff Titus. He wont, for fourteen years. On boarding the train he said: "I go to tho penitentiary, not a criminal, but because the man whom I shot died." GenerHl Tie-Up jrrooaole. EVAXSYILLE, Ind., Jan. The strike on the Evansvillo Terre Haute and the Evansville Indianapolis roads of the Mackoy is likely to result in a complete tie-up. So far only the switchmen and braketnon are out, but at midnight the new constitution of the engineers, firemen and conductors went into effect, by which they pledge them- selves to aid one another, and they will all probably join the strikers. Boston Firemen's Kelief Fund. BOSTON, Jan. Ilerald's fund, which was started immediately after tho big firo, for the relief of tho families of the dead firemen, aggregates 812.004. The Transcript's fund amounts to tho mayor holds and there is in the hands of the fire commissioners 200. The money will bo distributed as soon as a definite plan is determined npon._______________ Charged With FoUonlnj; Her Husband. CUXTON. Ont., Jan. coroner's jury inquiring into the death of J. Wbitley, who died some time ago urdei suspicious circumstances, and whose wife recently arrested on suspicion of having poisoned him. have returned a verdict that the deceased died from arsenic adrmnistcrr-u by his wife. Prominent YORK. Jan. l.--Kev. Dr. William Patton died Monday at Plainfield, N. J. Dr. Tat ton bad been for many -cars on" of thf v'-wo-- in the Congw-jration-il church, and had been conipic in h..- advora'-T cf the liberal morT-K-ntTn thf Francisqse Saw-, a prom i critic, OWT.S a pair of the largest tnat jcryf-i a hirr.an cranium. A asxBskuii once ms-it- Icsion ;o Ibenj. "Yoa arc perfectly light, sir." "I a rr.xn; Vit yw tha: tfcatarerc- small for aa; ;

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Publication: Salem Daily News

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Issue Date: January 1, 1890

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