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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               'HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. I. NO -5s SALEM, OHIO, JANUARY 29. 11890. TWO CENTS. In High School Diwettoi of Suddenly Lib- angled la a Gasoline and Scene. 1., Jan. 29. Twenty ed Tuesday afternoon of Lexington, this ific explosion, which the city. While-prof- y pupils and teachers, experiment in? cheav ren was being gener- mposed wholly or in iron pipe connections, f flew to pieces and ms were hurledto all oty of them more or add to the horror of of gasoline through hot iron had been I for a few h the building and ed victims might be irning gasoline spread and seats, but the fuished after a hard eral of the students ;hed. igerously injured by is follows: >ly burned., about the hands and eyes; will igbt and may die. youth of twenty, com- C leg and artery cut; ed sixteen, compound aged sixteen, struck tece of iron pipe, dan- ;on, hurt on leg and dly cut and bruised. badly mangled. icriously bruised and were bruised, cut and e named above are the It is believed that s caused by impure MER BURNED. Passenger Boat One of the Crew Mis- Jan. Cin- phis packet De Soto le below C and was soon com- The boat was run to ire when the fire was passengers and all of ped except, possibly, i, Brown Richardson, issing. "When second was on duty at the le fire, he ran to each knocked vigorously le boat is on fire, but here is plenty of time in Court. Ian. case of linst his wife, for di- brought forth many a week past, devel- ition yesterday. John 1 for plaintiff, asked questions as to the er of Deputy Sheriff tter on hearing of this md planted a heavy r's face. Before the nts could recovertheir ked out of the room en arrested. eting of K. of Pa., Jan. 39. The of District Assembly of Pittston. yes- favoring the system and advising rder to cease traffic UTS. The sentiment favorable to a for- racite District Assern- tbe anthracite coal Delegates were ag over 4.000 Knights CBEttB OF ACUEBGYaiAX. A MUUtcr the Gallty of In Oklahoma. f. T. T.. .Tan. At a aipat a crowd of in- siled down the bouse on Main street and TVre je most at and if the ailstarj lilovd sure to be oT England Debauchiug OTTAWA, Out, Jan. govern- meat luiA just been acquainted with one of tbe most revolting revelations ever brought to light in Canada. The matter was unearthed in connection with the proposed women and girls' purity bill introduced this session by Sir John Thompson, Minister of Justice. A prominent member of Parliament a few days ago received a letter from a justice of the peace in the province of Ontario giving a detailed account of the occurrence. The letter was handed to the Minister of Justice, who brought the matter to the notice of the govern- ment. The letter contained a sworn declaration to the following facts: A young Church of England clergy- man in a populous parish in the western the province of Ontario was brought before the magistrate in ques- tion on five .charges of debauching small boys. The evidence taken in the casas was of so revolting a character as to pre- vent its being published. In four of the cases, because the boyo had not resisted the infamous proposals of tho fiend, the charges 'were dismissed. In the last Tsise found guilty and sentenced to three months in ja.il, this being the severest sentence tbe law allows. It appears that this fiond in the garb of a clergyman debauched not less than twenty young boys in that vicinity. BLOWN LSTO THE AIR. Railroad Laborers Killed and Fatally In- jured by au Explosion. StrxBURY, Pa Jan gang of Italians, Poles and Hungarians who were employed in widening the road bed of the Shaoiokin, Sunbury Lewis- burg railroad, yesterday set three blasts and then retired to aivait the explosion For some unexplained reason only two of the blasts exploded. The men, did not know this, however, and had re- turned to their work when the third blast exploded and they weie hurled in all directions. One of the men was in- stantly killed, four fatally injured and a dozen others or less injured, the recovery of two of them being doubtful. Three Italians are said to be missing and are thought to bo under the debris, although it has been almost cleared away without revealing tneir bodies. Two dead bodies were taken from the debris last evening. STABBED TO An Old Farmer Found Knrfe Thrust Said to Have Been Inflicted by Hia BELLEFO.VTK, Pa., Jan. Weaver, aged sixty-five years, was found murdered Tuesday morning in front of bouse of his daughter-in-law, Fiette Weaver, about three miles from Coburn. this county. There was a large knife wound between the ribs and penetrating the heart. Fiette Weaver, Jones Auraan and his mother, Mrs. Auman, were arrested and taken before Judge Gart- hoff, who committed Fiette as the mur- deress and the Aumans as accessories They were brought to jail here. There had been quarreling between Weaver and his daughter-in-law at different times, and she had been heard to say that she would kill him if she got the chance. ____________ REPUBLICANS WEf. A Decision Which the Con- test for the Montana Legislature. HELENA, Mont, Jan. Su- preme Court yesterday decided the Thompson mandamus case by granting a peremptory writ ordering State Auditor to allow Thompson's bill for mileage and per diem. Thompson is a Republican member of the Legislature from Silver Bow County, being one of the five elected by throwing out tbe Tun- nel precinct. The court goes into the question of certificates, and sustains the position of the Republicans that certifi- cates from the State Canvassing Board are only prima facie evidence of mem- bership in the Legislature. This decision makes the Republican body the legal j Legislature._____________ I Shot From by j SAX Avrojno. Tex.. Jan. the Son-is ranch Monday night Kieves Quintra was murdered by Manuel Orta- gas. A dark-eyed senorita was wooed by them both. She was unable to decide between them and suggested that they fight a duel with stilettos. To this the men agreed, bat Ortapis lay in ambush and shot his rival, killing him instantly. Tbe murderer escaped- and an down Jan. 33. Police Captain Scbvelticr and dangerously wounded Thomas Gibbons, a salooa- >r. and a cousin of Gooncy. "tbe in salwa at 155 Han- was jrsraH of ill-feline tbe and aad Alderaaa Judge O'Brien IteAises to GrMkt an Injunction Bestrainin? the Brotherhood Chief from Flaying Ball With Anti- Clubs. The Bole of Contract Wttk U Declared and Ca> Not Enforced. NEW YOKK, Jan. the Supreme chambers yesterday Judge O'Brien landed down his decision in the suit of the New York League Base Ball Club for an injunction restraining short stop Ward from playing with any other than ;he New York club. The judge decided the case in favor of Ward, refusing to if rant a preliminary injunction and in- sisted upon a speedy trial. In deciding the case, Judge O'Brien says: "A court of equity can not en- force the affirmative covenant of the contract and make the defendant play with the plaintiff. The court is asked to enforce the negative covenant and enjoin the defendant from playing with others. It would be necessary, in order to pass on this point, to decide that there is a definite contract." The judge then quotes parts of the contract to show it is not definite and says: '-Not only are there no terms and conditions fixed, but I do not think it is entirely clear that Ward agrees to do anything further than to accord the right to reserve him upon terms there- after to be fixed. He does not covenant to make a contract for 1890 at the same terms and conditions as during the sea- eon of 1SS9." "The provision relied upon as consti- tuting the contract between the parties merely reserves Ward for 1890 at a sal- ary of not less than But how much more is he to receive? And in case of a dispute between the parties, how is the amount of salary to be determined? It is nowhere provided that the terms and conditions for 1890 are to be the same as those for 1889." To show the want of fairness an mu- tuality, Judge O'Brien says the contract requires a similar one to be made out for each succeeding year, ad infinitum. The ten-day clause, by which a player may be summarily discharged, is then referred to and the court says: "The club may at any time, at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of the play- ing season, when the player is in New York or San Francisco or any where else, and without the assignment of any cause whatever, determine all its liabilities and obligations under .said contract, leaving the player to make his way home as best he can." He says further: "We thus have the spectacle presented of a contract which binds one party for ten days and of tha party who is itself bound for only ten days coming into a court of equity to en- force its claims against the party bound for years." After referring to authorities, he says: "A serious doubt arises as to the plaint- iffs being accorded upon the trial the re- lief asked for." Judge O'Brien denies the motion to enjoin Ward from playing with others, and says that the trial of the action it- self can come off before the ball season opens. In refusing the preliminary in- junction the judge says that he will as- sist in securing a speedy trial of the case. IAW-MAKEBS. tMnct Tax BUI Illinois Town Swept by the Grippe. BtooMtNGTOX, 111., Jan. 29. A physi- cian of this city who was called to Col- fax has found that place in a deplorable condition. One doctor has just died from influenza; another is very ill from the same disease, and the only other doctorof the place was called away by sickness of relatives. Half the popu- lation of the town was sick from la grippe and hundreds need med ical at- tention. _ Verdict In the Kniflta N. J., Jan. 20. The jury in the Kniffin murder case brought in verdict yesterday declaring that Mrs. Kniffin came to her death by the admin- istration of chloroform at the hands of unknown parties. The jury further de- clared that their labors had been hamp- ered by the withholding of important testimony from the jury, by which they miffht bare arrived at a different Ter- dict. If err Mwt Ball. YORK. Jan. The argument on tbe Jobann writ of habeas corpas was held in tbe Court yesterday. Justice Van IJrunt beard the notion for a stay, pending an appeal to tbe Court of Appeals, and it. Sxins: ihc bail in which Most may be liVraV-d at SS.OOO. Mrs. Ida Hoffman to tbe wew bond and was Monfll MthoriziBtfthe oa depootte o( ailver bullioa I iaakedlu to the Committee on Senate Mil to MUete the United from the auoant BOW with the I was pacaed. JThe Direct Tax bill waa takes op. Mr. Veat juicood oppoattkA to the Mil, aj did alao JK Berry. for the aad aaja. TSr. Sheraaa made a brief statement of the) of the tax and said its pacsace would re- bone of oonttntlon and repair an in- further debate the bill passed by vote (The bill it the duty of the Secretary of the Treasurer to credit to each State and Territory of the United States, and tie Dlatrtct of Columbia, a sum equal to all eol- iMttons due them under the Direct Tax Dill of Vbtt Senate then resumed of Mr. Chandler's resolution regarding the ill- treatment of Faunce at Aberdeen, Miss., and Mr. George argued againat it, declaring his be- lief that its adoption would be a serious infrac- tion of the Constitution and a very serious en- croachment on the rights of the people of Mis- Mr. George said the resolution sought to blacken the name and reputation of the people of Mississippi, whom he eulogized in the high- est terms, naming among other citizens of that State, Jefferson Davis, who "had never be- trajedhis trust or failed in the discharge of his full duty, -whether he served the United States or the Confederacy Mr. Gray moved an amendment by adding the words: '-And also the letter of instruction to the said Marshal, to which the report of said Marshal was a response, and that he be re- to inform the Senate whether m the alleged assault on Faunce any right secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States was invaded or violoted." The debate was continued at some length. At its conclusion the first part of Mr. Gray's amendment was agreed to. Mr. Call offered an amendment calling for the particulars of the hanging of Jfresident Harrison in effigy in Indi- aud the hanging of President Cleveland in effigy la Kansas. No action was taken on these amendments and tha whole matter went over. After a brief secret session the Senate ad- journed. A resolution was passed calling on the Attornev General for information as to the number of suits instituted by the United States for violation of the Contract Labor law. A bill was passed providing that, in cases ot pension claims of dependent parents, it shall only be necessary to show to the Pension Office that the parents are without any other means of support than manual labor. Dorsey, of Nebraska, from the Committee on Banking and Currency, reported a bill to provide for the issue of circulating notes to National banking associations. (The bill pro vldes for the issue to National banks ot circula tion equal to par amount of bonds deposited as security not in excess of capital stock paifl in.) Considerable debate followed and without final action on the bill the House adjourned. JEALOUSY Arrest of m Street Jonductor Who Supposed to Have Shot His A Fight About Which Nothing Cer- tain. BROOKLYN, Jan. Hagen, a carpenter living in South Brooklyn, died yesterday morning from a pistol shot wound in the forehead inflicted dur- ing a row at his ho'use Monday night. Hagen, who was at one time in an in- sane a'sylum, became jealous of Charles Lawson, a street car conductor who boarded home Monday night with a revolver and ordered Lawson to leave the house. The latter retired to his room and locked the door. Hagen then turned on his wife, who jumped from the second-story win- dow, breaking her ankle. What then transpired is only learned from Lawson, who said Hagen broke in his door; that he took tbe revolver from him and threw it under the bed and that he (Lawson) then escaped to the street. He thinks Hagen then got the revolver and shot himself. Physicians say it was impossible for Hagen to inflict such a wound on himself in the kitchen, where the pistol was found, and then return to tbe room where he was found uncon- scious. Lawson was arrested and com- mitted to await the action of the coro- ner on a charge of homicide. Co-operation a Failure.' 3 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29. The co- operative system of running stores for the ostensible purpose of helping the working classes seems to have proved a failure in Philadelphia. The greatest enterprise of the kind ever attempted in this country was started fifteen years ago by workingmen of Kensington, under the name of the Industrial Co- operative Society. Its membership grew to and at one time it had eight stores in paying operation and in bank. Then its trade began to de- cline and it is now practicaliv defunct. The liabilities are assets Striken Cowed by Plnkerton Xea. PUXXSUTAWXET, Pa., Jan. ty-six men and six women. Poles and Swedes, arrived from the anthracite coal region Tuesday and were taken to Wals- ton mine, where they are expected to go to work to-day. The strikers collected in large numbers to look at tbe new ar- rivals, and probably would have made trouble but for presence of the Pink- crton puards. -who dispersed them. were evictions yesterday. Many of the miners, bowcvcr.'voluntari- Ij left their bouses. Fab- Bill Jan. soVcoai- of tbe House Committee on World's Fair bas completed tbe Fair bill and it will be reported 10 tbe foil committee to-day. It is io called; "A to ororide Tor of dis- covery oT Amf-ricafcy Vrbold- aa arts. STATE PARAGRAPHS. A Column Relating to ID Ohio. THE LEGISLATURE. im of Gen- eral AMomblr. Jan. bills were paeaed: To autborUe the vluage of Cardlnmnn to transfer funds from tie police aud sewer fuads to the street improvement fund: to au- the CXtuncil of Wilmington to borrow and purchase a steam engine fonts fire department; authorizing the trustees of Xew- burgh township, Cuyahoga County, to transfer from the poor w the general township fund; re enacting the old Cleveland watern orks law so as to permit the department to make ex- tensions appropriating to pay the of the committee at Governor Campbell's in- auguration; authorizing the trustees of Woston township. Wood County, to borrow money and purchase a site for and erect a soldiers' monu- ment; to pro vide for the maintenance of farm- ers' institutes. Bills were introduced as fol- lows: Providicg that there shall not be more than two physicians members of a board of health in a village or one of the smaller cities; requiring am inventory to be filed with every estate; providing for the renewal of chattel mortgages; to allow mu- tual ore insurance associations to become fire insurance companies, providing that rail- road passenger fares shall not exceed two cents per mile. Mi Alexander offered a joint resolu- tion providint; for the appointment of a joint coiem ttee of two Senators and throe Repre- sentatives to investigate charges against tha Board of Pardons. It was adopted Mr. Orcn offered a joint resolution providing for the ap- pointment of a joint committee to submit plans for the preservation of Ft. Ancient, a prehis- toric monument in Warren of resolutions laid over from the previous session was the first ordfr of business m the House and the following were adopted: Increasing the number of railroad maps to be printed from to of which 4.000 are to be mounted; caUlng on Congress to pass a law for the suppression of river piracy; to provide for the appointment of a committee to inquire into the cost of lighting the Capitol by electricity; for a committee to investigate the past working and present condition of the Working Home for the Blind. The following was offered by Mr. Hodge "Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That so much of Governer Foraker's message deliv- ered January 6, 1880, as relates to providing a residence for the Governors of the State in Co- lumbus be and the same is hereby referred to a soccial committee to consist of three members on t le part of the Hoi se and----on the part of the Senate and that s.nd committee report to the General Assembly the expediency of such purchase, the proper and probable cost of the same, and the best means to adopt to secure the proposed end" A resolution offered by Mr. Spencer provides for a committee to investi- gate the sanitary condition of the Sol- diers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home at Xenia. The following was offered toy Mr McMaken: "Kesolved. That a committee of tlve on the part "of the House and four on the part of the Senate be appointed to investigate the various election laws known as the 'Australian' system, now in use in several of the States, and to correspond with the proper State officials where sys- tem has been in use and practically tested, with a view of ascertaining whether or not after such practical test any changes are recommended, and from data so gathered to formulate and present a bill embracing the best and most practical features of the different systems in use, said bill to be so drawn as to not interfere with the present system of registration now in use in various cities." Bills introduced: Re- quiring county commissioners, of educa- tion and councils to display the American flag overbufldiu-rs during business hours, to pro- hibit railroad companies employing telegraph. With the running of trains from requiring them to perform any other duty; prohibiting the print- fag of any letters or the stamping of any sign or device on the American flag: to require rail- roads to put down a standard crossing at places where a road, lane, avenue or street crosses; authorizing Bucyrus to transfer from natural gas to road refunding the taxpayers of Eaton township. Lorain County, money illegally collected, amounting to passed, to amend Section awo so that the only evidence judges of elections can accept as to naturalization is the original papers or a certi- fied copy; amending Section 6517 so that in actions of forcible entry and detainer the party demanding the jury shall deposit money suffi- cient to pay the j ury; to provide for the proper labelling of poisous by requiring that at least two antidotes be named on the label. The Contest. COLUMBUS, Jan. Senate Com mittee on Privileges and Elections met yesteraay to take testimony in the con- test of Mr. Marquis against Mr. Lamp- son for the office of Lieutenant Gov- ernor. Judge Nash, attorney for Mr. Lampson, presented a protest against the committee taking and summarizing the evidence, and gave notice that his client would present testimony only to the Senate, the court in this case. The committee appointed a sub-committee, consisting of Senators Shaw, Corcoran and Massie, to summarize the evidence and report to-day. The committee then adjourned.______________ Suit for Carried to Court. CLEVELAND, Jan. transcript from the Common Pleas Court of Ma- honing County was filed in the United States Circuit Court Tuesday, in which George Ickes demands damages from the Pennsylvania Company. Ickes says he rode from Alliance to Pittsburgh on September 3. 1SS3. on a train owned by tbe dcff-ndant. When the train stopped at the Union Depot in Pitts- burgh Ickes started to alipht. but be- fore he could do so the train started suddenly and was thrown to the ground, straining bis right foot and pro- ducing- other injuries. WESTERN TKAGCDIES. Am ArkaBMu Man ShooU Sweetheart aad Love Ke- a by a BATESVULIJE, Ark., Jan. Schreiber, aged twenty-one years, on Sunday shot Miss Emma Fry and George Meissner, as they sat talking on tho balcorfy of the girl's home, eight miles east of here. The girl will probably die, but Meissner will recover. As Schreiber rode out of the yard Albert Fry, a young brother of the girl, seized a re- volver and fired three shots at him, tha last of which took effect in the back of his head and knocked him down, but ho arose and resumed his flight. Schreiber was found Monday in an old house in the neighborhood, almost dead. In addition to the shot he had received from Fry he had shot himself with the last cartridge in his revolver, but failed to inflict a fatal wound. He had then taken a heavy stone and tried repeatedly to crush his head, and each, blow had rendered him unconscious for a time. He was brought here and lodged in jail, where he lies in a very precari- ous condition. Schreiber and Meissner were rivals for the hand of Miss Fry. WICHITA, Kan., Jan. Mur- phy, a leading citizen of Clearwater, was shot in the back Monday by Dr. Straum, a prominent physician of the town. Murphy was coming out of a drug store and Straum was concealed in a stairway watching fot him. As Mur- phy turned to walk down the street Straum shot him in the back with a Winchester. Murphy fell and Straum reloaded and shot him in the back of tho neck. He then pulled a revolver and shot the dying man four times and snapped the other cartridjre in his re- volver. Murphy was picked up dead and Straum hastened to the jail and gave himself over to the sheriff for protec- tion. A lynching is feared. Murphy had just returned from Oklahoma and during his absence of three weeks infc- mate relations sprang up between Mrs. Murphy and the doctor. Straura claims that he heard Murphy was going 'M kill him and hence his action. friends say that he knew nothing of it. Straum has a wife and two children. LEFT MAJSY CREDITORS. Flight of Mei.-iu.Aut With a WwalthJ Young A liig StocV That Proved to be a Myth. MONTHEAL, Jan. W. D. Gallagher, who embodied in his person the "Union. Pacific Tea bas suddenly left the city with a young English woman who is said to be the possessor of in hard cash. A week complained to his clerk th'at'lie" was feeling unwell and would have to gb-- home. He took care to empty the till before leaving. He is now believed to be in California. The clerk's suspicions wertj not aroused until a day qt. two later. the creditors visited the store possession of the stock they saw hundreds of chests that adorned the shop and filled the store-rooms behind, presumably filled with valuable stock. Investigation proved that holes had been bored in each chest and all the tea extracted, the hole being neatly covered with "foil.'j; _ Ther Made BIK Haul. DEBATER, Col., Jan. 29. The recent post-office robbery at Albuquerque turns out to be much larger than at first sup- posed. Chicaco merchants will suffer heavily, as it was the Pacific coast east- bound mail that was plundered. The mail had been sent by the southern route on account of the snow blockade. Telegrams have been received by the post-office inspector here asking for more assistance. It is believed to be the work of an organized gang" of ex- perts who knew of the diversion of tnuis-continental mail. Bold by BKOWSSVTLLE, Tex., Jan. bands of thieves from Mexico have been, operating on this side of the river lately. Last week they captured three men% near the Calabapo ranch, about fifty miles from here, and. after binding them band and foot, robbed tbetn and 1 wounded one with a sword. They sue- I cecded "in escaping across the border I with twenty-three bead, of horses. other band killed a number of cattle and drove off twenty bones and nine- teen mules belonging to different peo- ple along tbe border. DATTOX. Jan- detective Monday arrested Ed Paullus at. TVest Baltimore. coontr. an prisoner. It is that Paellas was arrestfd in for carrrinjf concealed and was to three rears in tbe Frankfort tiarr. from wnicb Pa-alJen a roaVinir V> and Bag a Jan. A telegram to tbe Tine; from Fred CarrolL wbom manager llanlon sent to St. Louis, "Have signed for Pittobunfk Players" League and Kreaaaa tor land PlaTcrs' Leacnr- Ltwro lor Ktt- Citrtosiirn Baras Jor Pitttbmrfb. Allan r  Maibiida Raw H. jr. 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