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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. NO- 17. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY. JANUARY 21. 1890. TWO CENTS. ibown Up In 1m Well Claimed otoriooa Liar. A SNOW BLOCKADE. Trawl WMtvrn Bccnvas of Forgery Mayor Moebj, ced on tbe stand to investigate the y yesterday. He r Wood, who first g- uste, last, with a i from E. C. Hall, if e The ber of letters from lorsing Wood for Lip. Among these overnor Foraker. Wood's appoint- announced in Cin- tnaa called on the rood of being a no- tiat his record was was George W. icr-in-law. Inves- witness had Jew- roborated. Wood e mayor informed Wood denied them the charges and ter of letters from aen giving Wood a had never occurred t-box paper was a at Governor" For- 0 make use of it. 1 with Wood about told him what he raker that he had Well man, the pri- tohn R. McLean. n that the 5ry, Wood came to him about an in- Star in which the r. Elliot as saying that his (Wood's) were liars and he The mayor pressed the I forged paper. >w which paper he mayor explaining le in the Commer- id there were three e one Halstcad had yor said the pub- t contain all the but Wood insisted cplained that there ihree cliques work- ugh Congress, and iave certain papers these cliques by ere interested in a them o3. called to the questions from Mr. tad lived in Cincin- lad not taken an cs. Governor For- id first suggested le smoke inspector- pressed witness to le names referred Soveraor Foraker. he had said Satur- ible names were ription paper and to have them pho- ditiou. is were intended to perjuring himself, oles inthesubscrip- Georgia, wanted to s of Senators Sher- ckbridgo and others to the ballot-box d that he did it to publishing to make it purely 1 not pass the paper raker to hurt any- id asked him about he would have told 10 Gareraor wanted aad to ceatlcwn whose pajwT had no he knew, with the of Cincinnati, had CHICAGO, Jan. snow block- ade in the West and Northwest -is one of tbe most complete on record. Not .only has travel become an impossibility on the western divisions of the Central and Northern Pacific, but every through telegraph wire is down on both routes. Washington and Oregon have but one wire connecting them with the outside to San Frtncisco via Port- is unable to carry much business. There are men at work on the Central Pacific road trying to clear the blockade at Emigrant Gap in the Sierras, but as the snow plows can network through the freezing ice, the prospect of the road being opened soon is poor. The snow is seven feet deep and fathomless in the cuts. On the Northern Pacific, Colonel Crocker's special train has beea snowed in for three days. The SouthernPac.8c has been badly injured by washouts in the Teachepi Mountains and beyond Los Angeles the floods have done great damage. It has been raining in South- ern California. for several days past, while it is snowing in, the north. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. snow blockade on the Central Pacific railroad in the vicinity of Truekee and Emigrant Gap has become very serious. Since Tuesday last no eastern overland trains have been able to reach a point further west than Colfax. All of the eastbound trains are at Coliax and Shady Eun, while those coming west are at Emigrant Gap, Truckee and Reno. At Truckee the depth of the snow va- ries from eight to twenty feet. Snow plows pushed by ter and twelve locomo- tives are reported stuck fast in the drifts. Snow is still faUinsr and places on the road which had been cleared by the plowshare rapidly filling up again. The passengers of the blockaded trains are comfortably quartcied at hotels by the company. Some cases of influenza are reported among the passengers and the company has providf dthe sufferers with medical attention. The railroad officials declare that the blockade is the heaviest and longest they have experienced for over ten years. No mails have reached this city from the east since last Tues- day. Telegraphic wires are entirely buried by the snow in some places. Proceedings In the Senate and House of Representatives. WASHINGTON. Jan. after routine business the introduction of bills and favornble reports from committees on bills the admission of "Wyoming and for a tsmporary form of government for Okla- homa, Mr. Pasco addressed the Senate on the subject of Federal control of elections. 'Uecoii struction measures and the work ot army offi- cers, Freedman's Bureau agents, camp follow- ers and stragglers he said, -vere efforts of the Republican party to build up a Southern "an- neV to their and thus prolong their lease of power. It h-xd turned out to be a rope of sand, and now the attempt was to be made to seize the electoral machinery of the States Mr. Chandler followed Mr. Pasco. That Sen- ator, he said, had complained or the character of some citizens of the South who had come north us witnesses concerning political out- rages in that section: and hart also .had somo- thiug to say about the silent voter. There was one citiyen of Florida, said Mr Chandler, who will not come north to testify concerning politi- cal outrages. That man was John Burr, a col- ored citizen of Madison County Florida. Woo, In October last, having been to Jacksonville as a wit-ess concerning political outrages, was -killed on his return to Madison County bv the Democrats of that county, on account of the te--'imony which he hafl pven. >Ir. said that it had been his purpose to address the Sanate to day on the sjenerai sub- ject discussed by the Senators from Alabama. South Carolina and Florida, but he was suffer- intj from the consequences of the prevailing malady to such an extent tnat he should be un able to do so. He irave notice, however, that on Thursdav he move the consideration of Mr Butler's bill, for the purpose of making some observations thereon. Tbe Senate pro- ceeded to the consideration of executive busi- ness and then adjourned. Sp-aker announced the anpo-.r.t ment of the World's Fair Committee as of Massachusetts: Hitt. of Illi- nois: Bowdoin. of Virginia: Belden. of New York Frank, of Missouri: Sprinzer. of Illinois; Hatch, of Missouri: Wilson, of West and Flower, of Sew Mr. O.iies. of Ala- bama, anil S'.onc. of Kentucky, offered resolu- tions to for their by the SilroU eznbezd'-ta-ai. Itoth resolutions were ref-ared to the SlJcott commltt-cc. Mr Spriascr offered providiae that tbe next of of the Fair. iho Ifm dwidrd. the special 3i5il-c to 7-port the fair at Ujr to the sp-cial commit- Speaker Reed's Selection of UM World's Fair Committee Meets With Approval From the Bep- reaentotntes of the Compet- ing Cities. The Question of Location Will bo ered After the Amount to be Appropri- ated HIM Determined. WASHINGTON, Jan. Commit- tee on World's Fair appointed by the Speaker yesterday will get to work as soon as possible. The interests of the four cities competing for the location of the fair are supposed to be thoroughly represented on the committee. The representatives of each city were asked to name two members of the committee, and the Speaker named the chairman. The West did not want the appointment of Mr. Candler, who is supposed to be in favor of an eastern location for the fair, but there is no serious objection to the appointment now that it has been made. A proposition will be laid before the committee at its first meeting that a scheme for the organization of the fair be agreed upon and the time for holding the fair be fixed befoie the question of locating the site is taken up. The fear is expressed that if the site for the fair is chosen before the appro- priation or loan has been agreed upon the Mends of the disappointed cities will put obstacles in the way of the pas- sage of the bill establishing the fair. It is altogether likely, therefore, that the question of location will be taken up last It is a common belief, growing every day, that the fair will not be held in 1893, and a great many people are in- clined to favor 1895 as a desirable date. of th" Town IriSi. Af.-r ktnc MO? procrcs< with the Mil VSrs toimait- tee Mid told Wont in thcria of 21- characlrr at has of 5n in r will and aaar wailar to tbir famd F. FORGERY AND BLACKMAIL. Arrest Of a Sjracuse, N. T., Man on Charges Which, if Proven, Will Him to the Pen. SYRACUSE, N. T., Jan. B Ralston, formerly employed by the Singer Sewing Machine Company in this city, has been arrested here by an Og densburg sheriff. A Prescott, Ont.. offi- cer also in search of Kalston is here. The Canadian officer says he has been seeking Ralston for three years on a charge of forgery. It is said that among the serious charges against Ralston is one that he used his wife as a means of blackmail- ing people It will be remembered that Mrs. Ralston was found in company with McXetton, a book agent for Ivison, Blakeman Co., of New York, at Lans- ing, Mich., on. December 20 last. Rals- ton went to Lansing, where he obtained, a warrant, but the matter was settled in some w ay. It is now stated that Me Netton was the victim of a blackmailing scheme by the Ralstons. Tlie Ettra Charge Is Legal. PmL.VDEi.rrnA, Jan. 21. The Su- preme Court yesterday decided in favor Df the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in the appeal of the suit of Reese, of Pittsburgh, the question at issue being the legality of the extra charge of ten Dents where fare is paid on trains in- stead of at ticket offices. The court holds that where ample, facilities are given to procure tickets and a coupon is for the refund of tho extra charge, the practice is justifiable. Cause of Klf Conflagration. BOSTON, Jan. Marshal combe in his report on the Thanksgiv- ing Day fire, admits the impossibility of deciding beyond a doubt the origin of tbe fire, but says: "f must still yield to the conclusion that the fire was in some way caused by the ignition of the relay in the office of the Electric Time Com- pany, probably owing to contact with a high tension wire." The marshal urges tho need of municipal control of wires and better building Iras. flat FlnlOien Laeketl Ont. n.vyr.rnT. Conn.. Jan. the hat finishers in fourteen of the sixteen shops here, numbering 1.200 men. will be locked out to-day by order of tbe ITmt Manufacturers" Association. The diffi- culty is of nine standing and jrows out of employment of three 5n She department of C. shop. There is a dispute as to whether bojs are <rti finish- ing work ornol.___________ Iftjtsrwl tif a frnMllmf ft.. Jan. accosat tb'i which was bnUi br tbf Gotattbia Kridjre Com- ami'tiTTr. ast two. years and. assert that at leasi have been foisted upon ihe citizens of the United States by the keen-witted Mexicans. Agreed on Rules of Procedure. CHARLESTON, W. Va., Jan. committee on rules to govern the joint assembly reported yesterday allowing each side ten hours for argument b; counsel, attorneys for Fleming to open md close. Closing argument is to be imited to five hours. The argument i: to begin. Wednesday. A resolution wa offered in the House requesting the Sen ators and Representatives from this State to vote for Chicago for the site o: the World's Fair. am. a rral la a stHddew Art killed j UK- Reflected by Reports Neighboring Cities. From THE LEGISLATURE. lltoct SdMioa; of Jtotfe BnMftelMS eC tavt Slxty-niath General COLUMBUS. Jan. wt at four p. m., being called to order by Ueat pro teM. Adama. Senator Wallace moved that a minute on the journal ot the death of Senator Charles Q. Ashburn and that the Governor be notified, which was agreed o. The memorial of Judge Ashburn, prepared by in the adjournment of the Sen- ate, wag ordered spread upon the journal. Mr. Van Cleat notice that he would deliver an eulogy of Judge Aahbura. Indefinite leave of abaenee was (ranted to Senators Carpenter, and Cleveland, who are sick. Mr. Mc- tormott's House bill to authorize the city of ianesriile to borrow money and erect a hose kouse was passed. Bills were introduced as fol- owa: Authorizing colleges organised under the old Constitution to change their and, on the vote ot the trustees, organize as univer- sities, the bill being introduced tor the benefit of Heidelberg College at Tiffin, the of which want to add a polytechnic department and change it to s university; requlriug county oommtasionen to close up each day's proceel- Ags and approve the minutes on the following day. The senate then adjourned. Clerk Fisher announced the resignation of John S. Qill, of Delaware, assist- ant clerk, and appointed John C. McGregor, of Zanegville, to the vacantly. Mr. McKelvey of- fered the following: "whereas Section of Article 2 of the Constitution provides that all regular sessions of the General Assembly snail commence on the first Monday of bi- ennially: and. Whereas adjourned sessions of the General Assembly have been held for a lonx period of years in violation of the Constitution; ind, Wiereas neither public sentiment nor lie interests longer demand of the custom; therefore, Resolved by tue General As- sembly of the State of Ohio that the Sixty-ninth General Assembly remain in continuous session, except to observe the weekly, tri-weekly or other adjournments as provided for in Section 1J of Article 2 of the Constitution, until Us work la concluded, and then adjourn sine die." Bills introduced. To provide for the election of an additional common pleas judge in toe second sub-division of the Tenth judicial district, com- posed of Crawford, Manon and Wyandot coun- ties; to divide Jackson township, Stark County, into three election precincts; amending Section 0961 so as to extend the time for shooting duck and fixing the dates at December 15 and April JO; raising the tax on female dogs to five dol- lars; defining the duties of county auditors in making out lists for taxation of dogs. Mr. Kobe- son offered a resolution deploring the death of Senator Ashburn, which was adopted b; a unanimous STRONGLY CENSURED. A Candidate for Lavrlor's COLUMBUS, O., Jan. Demo- crats will not hold a convention to nom- iaate a candidate to succeed the lato John B. Lawlor, hut the candidate will he selected by the county central com- mittee and a meeting for that purpose will he held Thursday. But two names are now mentioned for the place since Allen Thurman has declined to be a candidate, namely, Charles Q. Davis, the well-known newspaper correspond- ent, and ex-county treasurer A. D. HeS- ner. Mr. Fleffner, it is said, will enter into no fipht for the place, and it is thought Opposi-- tion for the nomination. Cruel Ofllevr Demanded. SAX FKAXCISCO, Jan. mass meeting of some citizens of San Francisco has asked Secretary Treasury Windom to dismiss froS the revenue marine the commander of the United States steamer Bear, for alleged Cruelty and inhuman treatment of three seamen belonging to the American bark Estella. engaged bj tbe commanding officer of the Bear while the latter ves- ael was at Oonalaska to assist in coaling the ship. _______________ Strayed Awny and Died in the YoujfGSTOWx, Jan. days ago the body of an unknown man was found in the woods at Beloit. The body was given a decent burial. It is now learned that the man was John Wiji- terns, aged sixty-five years, who lived r.t Canfield -with his son-in-law, David Evans. "He strayed away ago aiid has not been seen since, until his death was IcarnsJ. of. Winterns former- ly lived here. Several years ago, while working in a coal mine, he was injurad and has been somewhat demented ever since. of PrMideat IrUk National league, ChargM HIM. CHICAGO, Jan. 21. Chicago Irishmen are considerably agitated over tbe news from Kew York that president Fitzger- ald attempted to a aecret com- mittee to audit the accounts of Rev. Charter O'Reilley, national treasurer <4 the League. They regard it as an traordinary "The simple fact said a prominent Irishman, Fitzgerald or the men who control him are running the League as if it were their private property. I know that when he came to Chicago last May to consult with Alexander Sullivan and some others he was asked to call a con- vention of the Leajrue, but he only re- turned an evasive answer. Before the request could be pushed in a way to force him to take some sort of a stanu, Dr. Crania's body was found in the Evanstom avenue sewer. "The excitement that followed that event drove all thoughts of League mat- ters out of the heads of Irishmen, and the question of holding a convention was forgotten. If the Nebraska crowd wanted fair dealings 'if it did not con- template either tbe absolute ruin of a great organization or perpetual control of its affairs, Fitzgerald would have called a convention three years ago. "The constitution under which he was elected says him term shall only extend over a period of one year, and that be- fore the expiration of that time he shall issue a call for a convention so that his successor could be selected. He issued no such call." ANOTHER RACE CONFLICT. Shotf Knlve< mod With Telling KITect Fight Urt ween Whites and ISlnckn-Oiie Killed and Number Badly Woumletl, WEST Ga., Jan. 21. A fatal collision occurred between whites and blacks hero Saturday night. Both sides were inflamed xvitb liquor when, the Hrst affray occnrcd curly in the even- ing. In attempting to quell the dis- turbance Dep'it.y Marshal Burdett re- ceived a serious knifV-wonndin the back. This further tho whites, who paraded tho streets until throe o-'clock in the morning', a more serious encounter occurred, knives, pistols and shotguns being freely usod. When the battle ended it was found that Nolan Sherell hud been sbot through the heart and killed: Alexander Hnvidson had -re- ceived a bullet wound in the leg, and Wesley Freeman was dying from the effects of a pistol ball an the groin. The three last were all colored, the. whites escaping with little injury. FrelgM at "too." OTTAWA, Ont., Jan. The passen- ger trains from the north have been urt- usually late for some time past. The cause has not been ihe onow storm but an accumulation of freight at As much as carloads of corn from. Nebraska have been lying at thar place waiting to be transshipped to Boston and other eastern, points. Every man who can run an engine has been given a freight train, and even passenger train conductors, after finishing their regular trips, have been, forced into running local freight trains before their next trip comes around. No Strike MI Tet. CHICAGO. -Tan. reporter who [e a tour of the Stock Yards cooper yesterday found all the men at and no signs of a strike. It is not t will be aay trouble. One tbe coopers stated that the Stock Yards are satisfied with their s. but the city men are arc trying to get the Stock coopers to join tbesn in a demand for an Freight Tmliw Wrecked. WAVEKLT, O., Jan. through freight on the Scioto Valley railroad collided Sunday with the through freight on the Ohio Southern railroad at Olen Jean, the junction of the two roads, completely wrecking nine cars and an engine. The depot was also nearly de- molished. Tho only victim of the dis- nter was E. Stapleton, a brakcman, who, in attempting to jump from a car, fell beneath the wreck and was terribly mangled. He had only been in the em- ploy of the company two days. Man.. Jan. band 800 on St. Pctcr's from tring rapidly are Jnwi Jora and. wiUnnrt tncdfen.1 qvickly naarvmb to prr of Ux-wj arr flown wilfc iu if IV 4o will wisr- MttMl XlBcnu :su O.. Jan. annual convention of District No. 10. of the Na- tional Union of Miners and Mine Laborers, which includes tbe State of Ohio. coaimencM. in this citj The following will be discussed br tbe convention and acted upon: Tbe c.-eation of a frfnd, to aMiat in the establishment of prkxm for mining dnrinr coming hour day. Mass., Jan. 21. Three thousand shoemakers who have been locked out for a week returned to work Monday and tbe labor difficulties have been settled to the entire satisfaction of both employers and employes- The manufacturers have plenty of work and find it difficult to secure enough help to fill orders. _ <4nrd for VIO.OOO O., Jan. F. C. Van, Anda. executor of Mrs. Mary A. Als- paugh, deceased; has filed suit in tho common pleas court claiming damages in the sum of against the Cincin- nati, Hamilton Dayton Railroad pany for running over Mrs. Mary A. Alspzugh. of Cridcrsville, this county, last October, and instantly killing her. Jan. larrcrt pottery in jfl. by L Qark H. by Semiar. at It origin It if u] Jnrr Trfcal Jan. The jury bribing wcr" calltd ap :n Judge Morton's court yesterday. All the defendants n Graham were Mr. Trade 5W an affidavit testifying that Graham ill and unable to appear ia and aOced for continuance. It ll and tb tU February Hi. In n Pa., Jan. A crowd of rolaodcrs and Haagarians caused an wrae at Polish of a child ia out 9t '-a allow PolanoVr r A nsmlirr of in m EjffMi sTirV- 2t that 3 1 r. <t 'V f i' t r 4 y-t

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