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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               "HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. [L NO. 45. SALEM. OHIO, FEBRUARY 22. 1890. TWO CENTS. ims election of a Site for Ion of 1882 ecu- timed, >ea Oppcwe Idea of Anywhere Work Ae- Feb. There was so ithe House yesterday of Mississippi, began avor of Washington as World's Fair that for. a could not be distin- ct away. Mr. Hooker ter celebrations, and is in faTor of them be- lore to establish the government than any e city of Washington, la capital of buildings, beautiful in Space there was ttion of the House bill to provide to? town site entries of lands in Oklahoma. At the end of a long discussion the bill went over until Monday. The Senate then passed the following bills, making appropriations for public buildings as follows: Kansas City, gheny, Pa., Beaver Falls, Pa. Zanesville and Youngstown. O-. Adjourned. AGITATOR BOUNCED. Factor of a Colored cat'" to Iron the Wrath ol HU Flock. RALEIGH, N. C., Feb. Satur- day Rev. T. M. Joiner, the alleged Eng- lishman who was run out of Randolph County just before the holidays, made his appearance hero. He had been as- signed to a Methodist church at Oberlin, a settlement of well behaved colored people, a mile from Raleigh. He preached there last Sunday and took np his abode in the village. He was not called to the pastorate of the church, but was sent to it and the con- gregation objected to his presence. Thursday their objections took a prac- tical turn and at a cburch meeting it was decided that Joiner was uot wanted. The negroes said thnir relations with the of Mr. Hooker's re- white people had always been amicable of Texas, rose in oppo- and that they did not propose to 'have position of holding a such a man as Joiner fill their pulpit. Mills began by speak- j Joiner accordingly left. He will be re- itary terms of the ac- i membered as the man claiming to the American people. be a British subject, alleged that he and his wife had been brutally treated in Randolph County. He was run away by people there, mainly Quakers, because he gave advice to negroes which was likely to cause grave race troubles. it the Government had th a World's Fair. It wsition. Referring to mbus. Mr. Mills said lad never seen North r knew there was such >rth America. He had it Indians; had landed and gone back home ;ome a second, a third gone back hogw of the w that wanted to h lassachnsetts, also op- le thought that if the Id anywhere, it should bang ton. But he had to the advisability of He thought the fair loss of several milli- ernment. There were that demanded more tion. if Maryland, thought place where the nation- alth and grandeur could >f Maino, said that no nuld more gladly par- fair than the men who The soldiers would not ho pleaded the poverty tad never known of a to do anything or pre- ingdone, who could not' n either side. of California, advoca- im. In the Mississippi n visitor would see the he prosperity of New o, and would find St r of it all. The com- at valley exceeded ten- 5ornm9rce of New York, s at the confluence of s of that commerce, lid that the tair should center of the country, rarest that center anji t. He said that he must bills presented by the ijress had no right to here but at tho national ught the bills should bo n they were changed to he would vote for St. hen for Chicago. said that, obeying the by bis Slate Legisla-   FOOD FOR FLAMES. Toledo Visited by .1 Fire Which Caused Loss of TOLEDO. O., Feb. Friday morning in the tin-box and fruit can manufactory of E. P. Breckenridge Co., occupying half of a four-story brick structure on Superior street, caused a loss of The Breckenridge es- tablishment was totally destroyed. The fire spread to the adjoiain? building oc- cupied by Smith Ilaldeman, elevator manufacturers, and to a small building occupied by James B Boertz, a dealer in junk and old iron. Both of these buildings were completely destroyed. The flames then attacked the People's Theater, but 'by active work the struc- ture was saved from complete destruc- tion. The Woolson Spice Company's factory also caught fire, but the flames were extinguished with no material loss. The losses are well covered by insur- ance. ____________ PANIC AMONG WORKMEN. Frightened Laborers Sustain Severe In- juries by the Falling of a Koof. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. The rosf of the Grand Opera House street and Columbia avenue, which is under- going alterations, fell in yesterday, severely injuring several workmen. of the men were fatally injured. The most seriously hurt was Christian Loechner, who sustained a fractured leg and was hurt about the back. The work of _repairing the opera bouse has been in progress for a fortnight past, and the roof was being raised. A cracking of the boards composing it frightened the workmen who, deserting their places at the windlasses, fled for their lives. The roof, unsupported, fell and struck on the iron posts and girders which had furnished its support during the season's performances. Lobbyists Carried the Day. AN-NAI-OUS. Md.. Feb. bill authorizing the Chesapeake   understand why the 'crime of obtaining money under j falM pretenses was stricken out, as he regarded it as one of the most import- ant, He was recently informed by Sir John Thomson that the British govern- ment had reported that it was not their inwmtion of disallowing his bill. He further states that it cam be made retroactive, and under Its profisions, after proclamation, scores of United States boodlers who are now finding refuge in Canada could be handed over, wbere their cases would not be reached by the new extradition treaty. His bill provides for the extradition of criminals for obtaining money under false pre- tenses. With the Woldon bill and the new treaty in force, Canada should soon be rid of fugitive criminals from for- eign countries who have sought an asylum on her shores. DANGERS OFTHE: SEA. Picked Up in Surrounding Ohio and Towns. 'THE LEGISLATURE. Crew of a Ship Sank by Collision ricked lTp After Hours of Suffering in ail Open Knot. Los-pox, Feb. arrival at Port Talbot, Wales, of the steamer Mayfisher is announced. Tho Bayflsher landed there Captain Putnam and eight of the rescued crew of the British ship Sov- ereign, from Cardiff for Montoveido. market is not satisfactory; the plate and j The Sovereign had been run into by the i California. Oal.. Feb. heaviest and disastrous floods known to th' of Haron and nutroundin? Gentry this place Friday. mass- ing great datnajrc to town and sur- rwjndias country. Tbe flooded country fifteen snilcs long and two tni'. widr. Traia1" hrrc are bcjd a4. arr Structural mills are still busy on old orders, but doing little new business, and there are reports of steel rails of- fered at less than per ton. The woolen manufacture has not per- ceptibly gained, and sales of raw wool at Boston were pounds, with weakness except for Australian and some qualities of domestic. The cotton manufacture is active, but must soon feel the high cost of the material, In the stock market there has been further depression. While railroad earnings are large, showing for the first week o! February a gain of thirteen per cent, there is an absence of public confidence to sustain prices and speculative opera- tions are largely governed by expecta- tions of monetary stringency nerl month. Alle-red .Jury Trial Ended. CHICAGO, Feb. The trial of O'Don- nell, the alleged Cronin, In yes- terday The defense wanted to intro- duce witnesses to a conversation be- tween Hoagland and O'Donneil last Saturday, but the court not al- low it and tbe defense announced their case closed. The State in rebuttal called a dozen witnesses who testified to Hoagland's good character and reputa- tion. Arguments by the counsel for the State and defense were then made and at six p. m. the jury retired to consider their verdict. Admits the Negro's to be True. Feb. unanim- ous report of the House Committee on Elections in the contested case of Frank H- Threet against Richard H. Clarke, from tho First Congressional district o Alabama, was made to the House yes- terday by Mr. Haugen. The repot-1 re- commends the retention of the seat by Mr. Clarke and a resolution providing for this is embodied in it. Mr. Threet. who is a colored man, alleged that he was obstructed in taking testimony to prove his case and Mr. Haugen prac- tically admits that the allegations are true. _______________ Fatal Railroad Accident. Suiscv. Cal.. Feb. construction train returning from tbe blockade four miles north of this place, was wrecked yesterday by the breaking of a coupling. A number of workmen were killei and seriously injured. The nntnber nor tbe names of the dead can not as ye be ascertained. One of the injured men will probably die. The train ooasistec mostly of locomotives, two of which were totally wrecked. The track was blockaded for Th" Steamer Highgato, on Tuesday, while Off Lundy Island. When picked up by tbe Bayftsher, Captain Putnam and his companions lad been adrift in an open boat for thirty hours and, when rescued, were very much exhausted. Altogether twelve of the Sovoro ign's crew have saWly landed, but the fate of a number ot others is in doubt. Canadian for the Stated. TORONTO, Out., Feb. Ameri- can firm has chartered the steamer Speedwell to carry ice from Canadian points to the United States. Tho vessel wiH take about 500 tons in each load, and will take as many loads across the lake during the remainder of the win- ter as wind and weather will permit The-schooner left Toronto harbor for Presofto Jsle Wednesday to' take the had'to" put back on ac- tuit of high winds and sea running.______________ The amined yesterday by a joint ing committee of Legislature. committee will report to-day. 1 while Hemingway will come before them again with a statement that will probably explain the deficit satisfao-; torily. Hemingway was seen last night, but declined to make any statement till the committee has reported. He said he hoped a full examination would be made by experts, from the beginning ot his term of office to the close. J. J. Evans, the incoming treasurer, states that Hemingway has turned over to him in cash upwards of and in bonds, coupons, etc., and that the settlement is not yet complete. IT IS DISCRIMINATION. 1 BIO SENSATION i by n Beport that the fttnte TraftMrer ef MUetejInyA to Short in NEW ORLEANS, Feb. Pica- yune's Jackson, Miss., special says great sensation was created in that city Friday by the rumor that the retiring' State Treasurer, Colonel R. S. way, was short ill bis scoounfca> j or the Lively Attention was called to the matter in' in the the Senate and a committee of Inquiry Stuatf, Feb. Van Cleat introduced a appointed. Colonel Hemingway has bill to reorganize the Ohio penitentiary. The KAA- toUl the proeeet law Ano particular as fourteen yean. to the of the the only material 1 The Times-Democrat's special from ehanfe tnig the adding of a clause which dl- Jackson savs that Hemimrwav was reeuitheGoveraor, Immediately after the pass- neminyway was afeoftMaet, to appoist a boart of nuuMgen, who shan qualify within five after their ap- Other important bills were intro- To limit the amount of any 4ebV ludftbent or ABO which county commis- may compound or release, to to provide that the report of the examiners ot a Moaty treasury taall be facie evidence in to require Insurance companies which elate exemption under the old constitution and taemselres of the new laws to make an- reports to toe State Commissioner ot In- surance; to make Insurance companies liable to Issue paid-up policies after the payment ot twe full annual premiums. Bills were passed aa follows: To authorize the trustees of Mar- fare tta township, Erie County, to levy a tax for cemetery purposes; to refund to the taxpayers of Eaton township, Loratn County, money ille gaUy collected; to construct a system of free turnpikes in cenain townships in Jefferson bounty; to authorize the city council of Sidney, Jhelby County, to borrow and make public Improvements. Toe Senate adjourned until Monday of the McMacken bill autho izinff municipalities to compel the erec- tion of gates at dangerous railroad crossings was resumed, with Mr. Geyer on the He declared that he was w thout pr >judice, but thought the present Statutes giving the Rail- road Coiiny.ssloner power to cs abllsh. gates ample for the protec ion of human life in his opinion It is more effective than the contem- plated law Mr. Bcnler denied the right of eight men on a committee to set aside the will of the House, the bill bavin; been once passed. There was so need of compelling the villages of the State to come to Columbus for relief wnen it can be obtained, if the present bill is enacted into a law, from the councils. A vote was then taken and the report of the committee was rejected- yeas 7, nays 57. Further oons'deratlon of bill was then postponed until Tuesday next. Mr. Griffin, from the Committee on Railroads and Telegranhs, made a unanimous report in favorof indefinitely postponing Mr. McMacken's bill providing that telegraph operators, whose duty it is to look after dispatching of trains, shall perform DO other service. The report was agreed to. Then an excited political tilt oc- curred, in which the Democrats, by reason of the numerous absentees, found themselves In the minority. A recess having been taken Thursday night the House was. in legislative parlance. Thursday's calendar, it be- ing a continuation of the session. By some oversight the clerk had prepared a calendar for It ained a number ot bills for sec- ond reading, among them being the redistrict- ing biftl by Mr Price. Wten the railroad matters were disposed of, the reading of the bills a second time and their reference to committees was then taken up. This was continued without objection until the re district- ing measure was reached, when Mr. Hodge moved that it be indefinitely postponed. The few Democrats present realized ilieir position, and the Speaker (Mr. Geyer, of Puulding, in the chair) entertained a demand for a call of the House. Fifty-nine members, a majority of Trhosn were Republicans, answered to their names. Further proceedings under the call were dispensed with when Mr Hodge resumed and insisted upon his motion. While this was done the Democratic members were rush- ing page boys to the different offices In the Cacilol to bring in any stra ;gling members that could be found. The chair failed to put Mr. JBodge's jnotten. claiming that he bad not been Indians Man., Feb. comes from the Peace river and Slave Lake districts that the Indians there are starving. This winter several small hands were kept alive hy what the traders could give them. A big council of Indians was held, and it was dncid that their only hope for future exist- ence was in making a treaty with tho government. Fish and game are scarce, and fur animals are almost extermi- nated in som e regions. Bride and In a BKATXKRIV Minn., Feb. evening Miss Lilho Dean, of this city, was wampd to J. Bulmer. The cere- mony was performed about eigbto'rlof.k, and after an evening spent in a pleasant manner with relatives and other guests, the couple retired. About half hour after the bride ran down stairs and ex- citedly said thathsr husband was either dead or bad fainted. Investigation proved that Mr. Bulmer was dead, death having been caused by heart disease. Famine A CmcAOo, Feb. B. an English merchant doing business in Yokohama. Japan, who has arrived here from San Francisco, says: "I would not bo surprised if we had a great famine in Japan. The abnormal advance in the price of rice bis caused dire distress, and many of tbe people are actually starving. At Toy and Yoiua the natives living on powdered straw, with a meager mixturr of rice dnsu" AH Were LAirRKNrEvii.i.n. 111.. Feb. books of rhr oMasa-d by William Wall oj lha croatr of thn "Well, you did recognize the member from Cuyahoga in emphatic lan- guage. "and I made the motion to postpone." The "The gentleman made a motion that the chair did not because it, was ir- relevant, the question being on the engrossment of the bill.1' Messrs. Hodge, Griffin, Crew, Mc- Grew and several other Republicans had crowded to the front of the platform and were holding a private indignation meeting on the ruling of the chair. Mr. Cromley, of Pickaway, came to the rescue with a motion to refer the bill to the Committee on Federal Relations. This motion was put before the House and the roll call ordered. In the meantime Speaker Hysell took the chair The roll showed that 28 Democrats had voted to refer the bill to the committee, while 33 Republicans had voted In the negative. Speaker Hysell pulled his party out of a hole by declaring that the House, hav- ing recessed, was still in Thursday's calendar, and hence the one prepared for to-day was out of ordT, as was also all the action taken oo the bilL Tnis decision shut out all further proceed- ings The Speaker declared the House adjourned until Monday on a viva TOCO vote. Struck and Killed by IJghtn'.nr. HAMPDEX, O., Feb. 23. Thursday night, during a heavy thunder storm, Saunders Buckley and his cousin, Miss Letitia Buckley, while returning from a visit to one of their neighbors near Carnba station, were struck by light- ning. The young man and the horse which he was riding were instantly killed. The young woman, who was riding by the side of her cousin, sus- tained injuries from which she may not recover. Kallroad Companies Muxt Make Spe- Party WASHIXGTOX, Feb. Inter- State Commerce Commission has ren- dered a decision in the complaint against the Baltimore Ohio for making spe- cial rates to local parties at the rate of two cents per mile, which is less than the regular rate for a single person, and for selling round trip excursion tijketa without publicly posting- the rates at which these tickets are sold. The commission holds that passenger excursion rates are required under the law to be published; that party tickets are not com mutation tickets, and when party rates arc lower than contem- poraneous rates for single passengers they constitute discrimination and are illegal. The Baltimore Ohio Railroad Company is therefore required to imme- diately cease and desist from the sale of party rate tickets and is ordered to print and post excursion rates. INTERVIEWED.', He HU Determination to Star With the Brotherhood auil So-Called Beaerters. jSiEW YORK, Feb. Star this morning publishes an interview had with Back Ewing at Sh.iuiokin, where the famous catcher is now visit- ing his wife's parents. Ewing positive- ly denies that he gave uny consideration to JohnB. Day's.offer of a year ior three years, il hpjnrpuld de- sert the Brotherhoodand rejoin the New York League olub. Ewiag says he in- tends to remain witji the Players' Laague and he is positive that none of fee New York Brotherhood men will de- sert. Ewing- is very bitter in his de-, nunciation of Clarkson and the otheti Brotherhood players who have permitted themselves to be bought off by the League men. j Terrible KenulU of Storm. I SAS FJRAXCISCG, Feb. steam- ship China arrived Friday from hama and Hong Kong with the report that the storm of January 24 swept about 1.000 Qshing boats, containing be- tween and poople, from Boshua coast. Nine hundred of these boats, with all on board, were lost. On the same day eleven boats were wrecked off Tabishima and fifty fishermen wore drowned. Twenty-three fishermen were drowned off the coast of Maschawa. Failure. LKETOM.V. O.. Feb. Forney's dry yoods and general store, one of the largest in Eastern Ohio, has bwn closed account of the financial embarrass- ment of Mr. Forney. The amount of bis ix not yet known, bat it is believed to be large. and banks ia New Lisbon. Salem said to affected to the rxtcnt of amount of payable for Canadians JFeiwtetl by Yorkers. KKW YORK. Feb. 22. The annual batt- of the Board of Trade last night was addressed by Erastns Wiman. Sir Richard Cartwright. M. P., of Canada, who responded to the toast of "The United States and Hon. C. A, Woutclle. of Maine, and others. Letters of regret were read from President Har- rison. Secretary Sir -Tulian Pacncefote. Sir John MacDonald and others. A raJn aad AI.TONA. Feb. 22.-A collision occurred Friday on the Hamburg frontier bc- the militia and who attempted to bold a Eight were jwrwrly -wottnd'sl. An- other affray occnrrM at Col tbui aad T9- MltHi in bioo X. H-. Feb. Tnrwiarrhot the ri-n-r at tb" bead bad to 1m; Il nf rain tTT br Morb dstnaif trial U probably was ha m s? M "I 1 g i I ,j y M a! IPS n i Sf-rf fa. 4 lj r   

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