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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. SALEM. OHIO, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 1890. TWO CENTS. of flepre- EJieatUwal BIU ky Itt U The Republic- louse Wednesday racterized by that i during the last ras called to order adjourned by Mr. is, the permanent nley, as the repre- amittee on Rules, proceeded, while prepared by the of the committee, es had been agreed leanings. As each explained, and af- adopted. I importance was ing the Speaker to dilatory motions, rity to ignore them ,v rules making 100 nd authorizing the smbers present but o make up a quo- ed. The last men- hat the clerk under Speaker shall note present and not list to the Speaker probably fhe most led for in the new it the Republican aker Reed's rulings contest over the on case. nt changes in the y the caucus were three calendars of n as "the the House" calen- t the House shall ition on appropria- bate in Committee ng but one motion srtained when any consideration; the irning hour and the bills amended by tely upon their re- irable debate on a id by Mr. Atkinson, imend the proposed wnsion matters of ission waxed hot on finally carried his changes were not, thout considerable the subject matter entirely too radical. tut that unanimity 3 caucus which first the code as a whole t much dissent. icus was held last The new code of e Republican mem- 30 on Rules was the ision. Unlike those Republican caucus, ibers did not have code to follow. Mr. lie in turn and ex- atures. There was [t was agreed that isk the Republicans on the pro- TO m Mood) a resolution empowering the Serjeant Im the ricioitj o( tbe Capitol for the uae of the Committee on bdian Depredations at a aot exceeding per moBth, the lease to terminate with tklt of Congress. Mr. Bailer wanted to this resolution BO ai to provide (or rent- ing quarters for all not provided for. A long debate followed, participated In by nearly all members of the Senate wfco were present. The resolution was referred to the Committee OB Rules. Mr. Platt called up the bill to establish a tem- porary form of government in Oklahoma and U waaread in pan. It was then allowed to go and the Blair Educational bill was taken m> and Mr. Blair proceeded to address the Sea- Mr. Sherman here interrupted Mr. Blair to re- port from the Committee on Foreign Relations, resolutions congratulating the people of Brazil on the adoption of a republican form of govern- ment: Resolved, That the United States of congratulates the people of Brazil on their just and peaceful assumption of the powers, duties and responsibilities of self-go-rernment, based upon the tree consent of the governed, and ou their recent adoption of a republican form of government. The joint resolution is reported as a substitute for that of Mr. Morsran, introduced December 18 and referred to the Committee on Foreign Rela- tions. After a short executive session the Sen- ate adjourned. was a tacit understanding be- tween the Republicans and Democrats that no business would be transacted in the House yes- terday. A large numoer of members attended the funerals of Mrs auil Tracy The cleric read the journal in an abridged form, and it n as declared IW nays none; the Speaker counting a constitutional quorum. The House then adjourned. FLOODS Over Mrs. Him Tracy. Funeral Monrafbl feenes Witnemed Maaajkm. at (to of tk> Tomfc by a of A Phenomenal Rain Storm Causes the Greatef E-ver Known In That State. NEW YORK, Feb. several days past the citv of Portland and other points in Oregon have been practically cut off from telegraphic communication, and from a teJpgrara received yesterday bj the Postal Telegraph Company at Montreal by C. B. llosmer, of the Cana- dian Pacific and forwarded by him here, it would seem that the city of Portland ifl in danger from floods, The message, which came from Portland, was as fol- lows: "The-ft ater is no-a flooding First street, and is knee deen All traffic in the streets is suspended, as the only means of communication is by small boats. The Pacific-Postal telegraph office floor is flooded with water and the rlrer is still rising. There is no news from the south JACKSONVILLE, Ore., Feb. phe- nomenal rain storm has prevailed in southern Oregon since Friday, which, in connection with the melting snow in the mountains, has caused the greatest flood known since the country was settled. The damage to southern Oregon can not be estimated as ycb. for postal commu- nication is so uncertain anAlimited that only surmises can be mada of the rav- ages of the water on the line of the numerous tributctriesof the Rogue rLver. E MUKDER. Play Aroused by the a Corpne. 7eb. looks 5 committed in the ay night. Charles f the Atlas Refining I shortly before mid- tracks with his neck id on his forehead, tes later. taken to the police questioned. She said at after supper, came led with and struck CRIMINAL MALPRACTICE. Arrest of the Keeper of a Hospital on Very Charges. MA.LDEN, Mass., Feb. Dr. Ludgate was arrested at her house in the Linden district yesterday on tho charge of keeping a lying-in hospital without a Five young women were found in the house, all of them re- covering, according to a physician's tes- timony, from malpractice. Miss Lud- gate is a well educated woman about forty-five years old. She her ar- rest calmly and positively declined to talk of the charges against her. She was taken to the police station and ar- raigned. The officers have a witness in the per- son of a young woman, who, instigated by them, called upon Miss Ludgate and made complete arrangements for crimi- nal treatment. The police say the pris- oner's business has been extensive and hint that other arrests will follow. The affair has created great excitement. Miss Ludwig was sent to Cambridge jail in default of for trial Satur- day. WASHINGTON, Feb. The funeral of Mrs. Tracy and her daughter, Mary, occurred yesterday, services be- irg held at the Executive Mansion. By the time arranged tor the funeral eleven o'clock there was a jam at tho gates, and the driveway and the sur- rounding streets were crowded with carriages. The Bast Room, where the services were to be held, was crowded. In the center of the room were the two caskets, mother and daughter side by side. At the head of the caskets was a large spreading palm, the branches of which hung in graceful curves over the two biers. The caskets were hardly visible because of the mass of flowers heaped upon them. The services began with the singing by the Schubert Quartette of "I Can Not Always Trace the Way." Then the procession of clergy, followed by a lonj line of choristers from St. John's church, emerged from the dining room, singing as they proceeded. Following came Secretary Tracy and his son Frank, General Catlin, the President and Mrs. Harrison, Vice President and Mrs. Mor ton, Secretary Elaine and wife, Lieu tenant Mason and Mr. Raymond, nava secretary and private secretary respect ively to Secretary Tracy; officers of the navy and buftau chiefs, army officers and others. The regular Episcopal services for th dead were recited by Dr. Douglass, of St Johns'. The hymn "Jesus, Lover of My was then rendered by the choir Dr. Elliott reac the lesson of th dead, which wa followed by th choir singinj "Rock of Ages, in which thos present tools part iDr. Douglass re- cited the Lord's Prayer and gave final benediction, which closed the services. Sixteen sailors stepped forward and bore the caskets to the S. TRACY. two hearses, fol- lowed by the pall-bearers, mourners and relatives. The pall-bearers were: For, Mrs. Secretaries Windom, Proc- tor, Noble and Rusk, Attorney General Miller, Postmaster General Wanamaker, Admiral Porter, Rear Admiral Rodgers, Major General Scbofield and J. S. Stran- ahan. The hearses were each drawn by two white horses. They proceeded to Rock Creek Cemetery side by side. Among those who followed the remains to the cemetery were the President and Mr. Frank Tracy. Vice President Morton and Mrs. Harrison and General Catlin The remains were placed, with brief ceremony, in the receiving vaults where they will rest for the present. S tary Tracy after the ceremony retirea to his apartments in the White House. He bore up remarkably well, but Frank Tracy's grief was so great that at the conclusion of the services he was as- sisted from the room. BIO STEAL. A at M IB Hts tmtttt ftte Tmvote. ST. Louis, Pacific Kx- press Company has been robbed again, and this time a trusted clerk goae. Saturday the City Na- tional Bank, of Dallas, Tex., consigned to the Commercial bank of St Louis. The money was im two One contained in currency and the other was in gold, in a amall bag. The packages were handed to F. A. Walton, the money clerk of the ex- press company at Dallas, who issued a receipt for the packages said to contain put the in pocket and made out a waybill for the in gold. Two hours later Walton gathered all his portable effects and started for the Indian Territory. The in gold reached the Com- mercial Bank Monday and, after wait ing two days for the to turn up, the bank made complaint to Mr. Fuller, superintendent of the express company. Mr. Fuller began an examination and the first discovery made that Walton had left Dallas hurriedly Sun- day morning. Last night the following telegram was received from the com- pany's agent at Dafias: "Walton has stolen the billed to the Commer- cial National Bank of St. Louis. He was with the American at Ionia, for five years and came to us last Octo- ber from the Wells-Fargo. He started for the Indian Territory; have sent de- tectives after him." Superintendent Fuller said last night: "Walton succeeded in getting a good start by a pretty smart trick. When the money was turned over to him he issued a receipt and made out a waybill for a copy of which he took in the letter book. Then he destroyed the waybill for and made out one for and sent on the gold. The Dal- las books show that were shipped to St. Louis and no suspicion was cre- ated until the bank entered complaint. WaRon is twenty-six years of age, red haired and smooth-faced. We have tele- graphed all points on the Missouri, Kan- sas Texas and Missouri Pacific, and as I believe he intends to reach Canada we hope to get him. A good reward will be paid for him." He was under a bond of by one of the guaranty companies. Little News Items Gathered in the Ohio Field. FOOLS AND ROGUES. AttMnpt to CoMUrMt SCMM IB a JtoUwar a AM LEGISLATIVE NOTES. Edge Tool Trnst Formed. BOSTON, Feb. Nashua. N. H special says that a deal will be per- fected in Pittsburgh this week whereby control of the edge tool trade of the United States will be monopolized and parcelled out to different concerns. The American Axe Company, a new corpora- and started toward i tion of Pittsburgh, is composed of a She saw some one syndicate comprising- all the concerns him. The flagman j in the United States making edge tools saw one man hit an- of the character of axes, adzes. i and run. The po- w was dealt with a Kh.. Feb. ing- and James Bury nich t w n i 1 e cross- re- in a smail boat. inz heavily, and thy >JT wa raatiinjr when The drowned of Death and DiMMter. f eb. ship Josephine, from New York for Dantzig with oil. was disabled by heavy seas January 34. Five men were washed overboard and one fell from the jibbootn. was abandoned two lavr in a siak- inff condition. Captain Putt and nv.'ff the snrriTors. off by the which ber-j jesVerdar. had a passage- Confession of Guilt Made by the Murderer of Tonnjt Woman. "BELT.EFOXTE, Pa., An- drews, immediately being taken back to his cell Tuesday night, made confession to bis counsel in which he acknowledged the killing of Clara Price He said he passed her on the road and hid in the bushes until she came along when he jumped out and attempted to outrage her. When she broke loose from him he shot bee to destroy the evidence of his former crime. Andrews will make a detailed and written Statement in which he will tell where he got the re- volver and where he left it afterwards This statement he will sell to the paper that will pay the most for it. He wil devote the money thus obtained to his ife and child. If tbc verdict had been "not Andrew would never have left the court house alive, as the feeling against him watt very jnv-n-sc. and from twenty-five ID Sftv "aea arsied with hac sarrosaded Ibe prisoner's seat. Mich- Feb. balf tbc at V Aixru POLITICS IN COURT. of the Presidential Campaign of 1884 Recalled by Testimony In a Libel Suit. BUFFALO, N. Y., Feb. was a arge attendance in the Supreme Court psterday when the Ball-Post libol suit s again taken up before Judge Daniels, several ministers being- pres- t. Rev. Ball continued his le was asked where he got his informa- ,ion leading him to characterize the Bea- rer Island Club as a disreputable insti- when respectable citizens were n tbe habit of taking their families there. The doctor replied that he got the opinion from certain, remarks he bad leard on a river steamnr. Dr. Ball con- 'essed that he had visited a negress who jad been janitress of the building in which Mr. Cleveland's office was located, :or the purpose of getting points about Mr. Cleveland. He said that what ho d done was at the solicitation of min- isters who wan ted, information. The letter written by Dr. Ball to Rer. Abbott, editor of the Christian Union, was read. In it Dr. Ball charged Mr. Cleveland with seduction, and also stated that while Mr. Cleveland and J two other gentlemen were returning from down the river, all beinij- drunk, one of them fell out of a carriage and was killed. There were other state- ments of a serious nature reflecting- upon Mr. Cleveland's character. Dr. Ball said he learned later that Mr. Cleveland was not with the party at all and had printed a statement in the public press to that effect. Editor Godkin, of the Post was re- called. He admitted writing one of two produced that were printed In tbc Post. He was not sure about tbe second article. None written with any malice towards Dr. Ball, lie had caused inquiries to be made in Buffalo regarding- Dr. Ball and was led to be- lieve that lie was a Tussy man ntbo dab- bled in He had also caused a friend to make inquiries froas 31 r. Cleveland as to the truth of the charges against him. and was informed that they a pack of lies, except tbe one to- called "early of Day Stita'e, Feb. Democratic Senators and tbe bad their decorated with email American flats to-day in honor of the Demo- entM TtaMtrln tke Founk Senatorial district. AiBOtic UM bills the following: To pay to Mrs. F. W. Koapp, widow of the late RepreaentatlTe Knapp, the sum of ttOO, his sal- ary for the present session. Mr. Soocrant in- troduced a bill to abolish tbe offlee of Railroad Commissioner and to provide for the creation of a railroad commission composed of three bers, appointed by the Governor and serving two yenrs at a salary of a year each. These oommiMioaers will appoint a clerk at a year and are expected not only to perform all the duties of tbe present commissioner, hut also to inspect, at least twice a year, all the railroad bridges, etc.. In all the counties of the State. The hill is identical with the Illinois law on same subject. Senator Puuiphrey offered a Joint resolution calling upon Congress to pass the per dlea bill now before it. The resolution was laU on the table and ordered printed. Mr. Gaumer offered a resolution poking fun at Re- publican papers for their ante-election state- ments and, under notice to discuss, the resolu- tion went over. The Committee on Judiciary reported wtthont recommendation Senator Herrman's bill "to increase the usefulness of savings and loan associations." and on motion i of Mr. Hen-man the report went to the table. Consideration of Mr. Hernnan bill to provide for the" of twer'y rtocennial assa.i' for the city of Cleveland was po-tponed for one week. Consideration of Mr. Oren's bill call- ing on Congress to pass Senator Sherman's Anti Trust bill was postponed. Mr. Sutton in- troduced a bill providing for the payment of ad- ditional recompense to sheriffs for the furnish- ing to prisoners of bedding, clothes, fuel, etc. The Senate recessed five minutes and listened to a short talk by ex-Lieutenant Governor Lyoo, The Senate then adjourned. House refused, by a vote of 7 yeas to 72 niU'S, to pass Mr. Wagner's bill rais- ing the age of consent from fourteen to sixteen years. A resolution of sympathy and condo lence with Secretary of the Navy Tracy was passed unanimously. Bills passed- To amend Section so as to compel citv councils to read ordinances for issuing bonds on three dif- ferent days unless rules are sjspended by a three fourths vote; allowing each member of tke General Assembly seven copies of the sol- diers' roster, and continuing the same number to members of the two preceding Legislatures; amending the law against adulteration of food by providing for labeling packages with labels containing the name and per cent of each In- grefltent therein not injurious to health; amend- ing Section so as to give to all cities of the ttrst and third grades of the second class and villages of the first class power to provide against obstruction of streets, or to erect gates at all railroad crossings. Bills, introduced: Authorizing the commission- ere of Clennont County to construct a free turn- to increase the bond of the Sec- retary of State from to J100.000, author- izing MiUersburg to Issue bonds to finish, heat and light the town amending Section 1530 by providing that town- ship trustees must file with the township clerk a sworn and itemized statement of account for per diem and services; to authorize Fairneld County to issue bonds for natural gas, Chil- dren's Home and county Infirmary; to authorize courts to issue writs of possession to purchas- ers of real estate at judicial sales, to authorize land owners to give written permission th hunt- ers and to arrest those not having written por mission; to authorize Washington C H Council to issue WO.OOO of improvement U> abolish the Board of Public Affairs of Cincin- nati aod-create- u Board of- Public improve- ments, regulating the fees and expenses of county commissioners in counties having ;t population of less than 25.000 by allowing tnem only 100 days per diem and ?300 expenses, to grade the salaries of trustees in townships hav- ing cities of the second class and provide that it shall not exceed t250; to regulate electric light companies and protect the public; to pro- hibit divorced persons from marrying within one year after issue of decree: to take from the State Auditor the power to send a person to in- vestigate county auditors' and offices: appropriating for the payment of the principal and interest on the public debt and interest on the irreducible debt and expenses of the Sinking Fund Commission: prohibiting tha employment in workshops and factories of min- ors under fourteen years-of age. ENTIRELY TOO TUKBFTT. X. T.. Feb. 100 fwt of the woodwork of tb" iron on the Xiclcel .v AH traffic is sVtppvd an4 a pel in and tar Lake S railroad arc it will be tisar can Jw t. Superintendent of a Crematory Discharged for Selling- Instead of Burnlnc Them. CixcnfSATi, Feb. 6. The Cincinnati Cremation Society, a corporation for tha purpose of incinerating the dead, has discharged its superintendent, Valea- tine Heiman, for a very peculiar He has been put under bonds by a mag- istrate to answer to the charge of gran4. larceny. Tho articles stolen were coffins. Bodies to be cremated are. ot course, carried to the crematory as they would be to a cemetery, in caskets or coffins. At the crematory the bodies are j removed from the caskets, and it has been the understanding that the caskets were broken up burned. Recently it has been discovered that instead ot burning them tbe thrifty superintend- ent has sold them, sometimes as low as one dollar each to village undertakers. Hence his arrest and discharge. NEW YOHK, Feb. E. Holcomb, the postmaster at Maiden, Jackson County, Ky., fired a pistol shot at a green goods man in the Pennsylvania Railroad Comp any's ferry house in Jer- sey City Tuesday, but failed to hit mark. At the second attempt his ptetol missed fire. Lewis S. Holcomb, a brother of the postmaster, received one ot the swindler's circulars. The recipient waft. instructed not to answer by mail, but to reply by wire. This was done and the Holcomb brothers arrived Tuesday morn- ing- and met the green goods swindlers in this city. They were shown and examined the The postmaster, who boasted that he is an expert in detecting coun- terfeits, after closely inspecting tho bills, declared: "They will go down mj way." Of course genuine bills were shown. They purchased worth, of the alleged counterfeits for Tbe bundle of bills was placed in a box, which was sealed, and the dupes paid the target for the postmaster's pistol practice five dollars to carry the box to the Jersey City depot. They wanted to take the first train home, and were joined not to open the box until they reached Kentucky, where they would avoid detection. On reaching the waiting room at the- depot in Jersey City the box was deliv- ered. Lewis Holcomb could no longer restrain his curiosity and he went to gentlemen's room to open the box. The green goods man made a rush for the door and the postmaster followed him. The prisoner explained that he pursued the follow because, said he. "I knew he must be a swindler, as no honest man would run." "1 would have killed him, he said to tho chief. "I was close to him and had a good bead on his head, but the cartridge missed." "It's a pity you hadn't. We would have been rid of a fraud and have hangod a was the chief's reply. Postmaster Holcomb, who is thirty- two years old, is held. The swindler escaped. _______________ j SETTLED WITH A SHOT. Quarrel Between Wealthy Contractoc and a Jfewly-Appointed PontmaaterKutia In the Murder of tiie Former. COLUMBIA, S. C., Feb. Mor- mon, who was confirmed Tuesday by tha United States Senate as postmaster at Newberry, S. C., on Monday shot and killed Lee a u ell-known rail- road contractor, at Fish Dam. S. C. Mormon had been employed by Schultze as time-keeper, and recently they bad a disagreement about the settlement of accounts, which resulted in a law suit. A few days ago Schultze challenged Mormon to fight a duel, but nothing was afterwards heard of the challenge. The two men met Tuesday at Fish Dam and began to talk the matter over. Hot words were exchanged and Mormon finally drew a pistol and cursed Sohultze. The latter made a motion as if to draw his pistol, when Mormon shot him in the mouth. Schultzo cried: "Oh, and fell dead. Mormon delivered him- self up to a justice and is now in jail. He is very unpopular in the community. Schultze was quite wealthy and had many friends.____________ RAVAGES OF SMALL-POX. vft O-. Feb. R. Thr case com- by Mw< Larson against a Iftadiajr hardware merchant, for SiV of and ExcltemeBt In nilnoto Ovvr an Outbreak of the fjuar- BcKalatloOt Enforced. AXKA, 111., Feb. C. of a malignant type has broken on t in this city. Four of the Ford family are at- tacked and one of the children died Tuesday. At first it was believed tho disease was chicken-pox, and many of tho neighbors exposed themselves by attending the sick people. Tramps are supposed to bave brought the plague to this city. The board of health has taken tho matter in hand. Tbe infected lo- cality has been quarantined. The State Board of Health has been notified, and preparations have beea made for a vigorous fight to prevent the spread of the disease- There is consid- erable excitement about it. and tha superintendent of tbe Illinois Southern Hospital for the Insane has decided to quarantine that institution against city. in ocni'non picas V-rday. paying plain- tiff SS.4OO Ui" and ffcW in tbf
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