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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               HE SAX.EM DAILY NEWS. NO. 48. SALEM. OHIO, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26. 1880. TWO CENTS. the Great ricona. nt in tbe Ma4 rom Walnit u About innpiu Ton 10O la Kverr Thing A messen- >ra the scene of tie Walnut Grove the loss as far as st of the surviv- n a letter by this lows: The scene [assayampa river lams is complete. ,ve made such a miles the waters caking of dams >f the creek with rmous boulders, r kind of debris. e known to have 3 are Miss Mary Van Buren, pres- rove Water Stop- Redington, I Lansing, book- aerchant, and all id Silsbee, H. S. )r with Lieuten- rintendent, were for there on the ie disaster. Be- aople above men- teen miners who tween the upper T with a number stream, are e casualties are oss will probably ity lives. discovered num- y of which were y miles from the vertook them all. >r loss mutilated, only fragments 3 the force of the at many bodies ried in the sand 33. stream of water hardly be appro- ver the ground who saw it say Imost a perpen- a 100 feet high, 1 down instead of thing before it. jbing tons were ild might toss a were broken in Iron bars were of shape, and an picked up and .hen imbedded in eighty feet above 2 stream. A large abert Brow, con- irhood of trace has been rero wounded; all flood struck the i. Five minutes five miles below oral persons were ing, but notwith- >n the number of point was over escaped did so id on their backs, ht clothes. Early he 2ist a courier, ntfrom the upper irn the residents the former struc- of breaking, but md darkness he of the flood and to cross the Has- jf the survivors of to save. i courier who ar- ioon from below lost his ranch reports that nine jvered at Wicken- in addition to fM. The old bin- all other ranches entirely swept The was held 0? two masked roach but or valu- STILL WRANGLING. Call-Chandler Quarrel Again Up of la Feb. SEH The lotion offered by Mr. Chandler censuring Mr Call was taken up yesterday and Mr. moved iu reference to Committee on PriTi- and Elections. Mr. that the "Washington Post contained an article with headlines: "Call's Bitter Remarks He Slipped a Paragraph Into the Congressional Record.- That, Mr. Call Mid. a falsehood. He had into the Coafreuional Record nothlnf that had not been, in substance, uttered on the floor of the Senate H- gave notice to the Sena- tor from New Hampshire, who had arraigned him bj the resolution, that he (Mr Call) would arraign, him (Mr. Chandler) before the Senate, and would demand an investigation by the com- mittee tor making an accusation that un- true. He (Mr. Call) would convict the Senator on evidence of his own that did hear and know that Mr. Gill had ir.teredon the floor of the Senate substantially the whole of the charge contained in the paragraph. Hs would mot ask the censure by the of the Senator from New Hampshire, but he would leave to the just judgment of public opinion his remarks, having had neither the courag j nor the manhood to re- Seot them. Mr. Sherman declared that the rules of the Senate had ;ustberu violated by the Senator from Florida in as gross a manner as he had ever witnessed. When thp Senate of the CTnitet} States came to a condition that the charge of cowardice cou'd he applied to a Senator and that a Senator could be charged with stating a thing falsely, it seemed to Mm that the Senate was receding from tue dijfuhy which had dis- tinguished it from the foundation of the Gov- ernment. Mr. Sherman's motion to refer the resolution to the Committee on Privileges and Elections was agreed to. The following bill passed: Granting a pension of S10.I a montU to the widow of Major Ueneral Kilpatrick. The Educational bill was up and Mr. Coke addressed the Senate in opposition to it. He said the bill violated the Constitution, and as a measure of polier was unwise and mis- chievous. Mr. Stanford spoke in favor of the bill and the Senate adjourned. Tne bill to dis'-ontmue the coinage of II aad 13 gold p'ecos and nickel pieces was p.-ssed Mr. Bartine of Nevada, called up toe bill to p ,rmit tho Director of the Mint to make Chang 'S in the designs on current coins of tbe United States. Mr. Bartine said the only alteration which he knew of that was now in a change of the de- sign of the eagle on silver dollars. Mr. Paysjn, of Il.inois suggested that, as now designed, too closely resembled a buzzard. The bill was p-'ssed. The House went into Committee of the Whole on the Oklahoma bill. A motion by Mr. Hooker to strike out the section of the bill fil- ing the boundary of the new Territory so as to include the Cherokee outlet, led to a long dis- cussion. The mnfon was defeated. Jfeuding farther action the House adjourned. AGAIN TO THE FJKONT. Favorable Report on HIU to Pay French Spoliation Claims, Dating Back Nearly Ninety Tears. WASHINGTON, Feb. 36. The House Committee on Claims has authorized a favorable report on a bill providing' for the payment of the French spoliation claims. The history of these remark- able claims, which aggregate dates back to 1802 when they were first reported to the House by Representa- tive Giles. Since that time they have been reported to the House favorably several times. Twice bills for the re- lief of these claimants have passed both houses, one being vetoed by President Polk and one by President Pierce. The claims originated during the war between France and England, when tho United States failed to comply with the guaranty contained in the treaty of al- liance with France. France retaliated by the destruction of thousands of our vessels and the confiscation of their cargoes. __ CITY UNDER WATER. Hamilton. O-. Suffers From a Rite la the Miami Highest Water Known In Twenty Twars. HAMILTON-, O., Feb. The water in the Big Miami river is higher than it has been known to be in the last twenty years. The Strftub House, one of the principal hotels in this city, is sur- rounded by water, which has submerged the basement and covers the floors of the first story. All the business houses and residences on the west side of the river are flooded and the tenants have been obliged to remove their household goods to higher grounds. The torrent from above early last evening brought down, a number of farmhouses. Between five and six o'clock the rise of the river at this point was twenty-four inches, the greatest ever known in the satae length of tine. There arc indications of more rain and the prospect is that the flood will be greatly augmented. Appeal K N. Y., Feb. in tho Court of Appeals yesterday. Conrke Cockran argued in the case of William Kemmler against Charles F. Uursioa. warden. The appeal was from an order of the gopcral term of Cayuga County nc a writ of habeas corpus sued out by tbe bitn for The the nit of for tb Attorney Talk Atont Hnmtr. San inf join t.b" In TO AVOID mm The Secretary of Agriculture sues MI Order To Managers of Bailroada Conecrn- the Transportation of Texas Cattle. They Mmmt W aad In rate and all Local tftuUtary bttloiu Strictly ObMrvod. WASHESGTON, Feb. Secre- tary of Agriculture has just issued an order to the managers and agents of railroad and transportation companies in regard to the transportation and handling of Texas cattle, directing that no cattle are to be transported from the infected area to any portion of the United States, except in accordance with certain regulations which are to remain in force from March 15 to De- cember 1, 1890. These regulations pro- vide that all such cattle unloaded at any point outside of the area decribed, to be fed and watered, must be so fed and watered in places set apart for this ex- clusive use, and to which no other cat- tle shall be admitted, and which must be thoroughly disinfected once a week during the continuance of this order. On arriving at their destination these cattle shall be received into pens specially set apart for them, from which all other cattle are to be rigidly ex- cluded, and all regulations relating to the movement of Texas cattle pre- scribed by the sanitary officers of the State where unloaded must be carefully observed. Moreover the cars used in transporting said stock must be cleansed and disinfected before used to transport or shelter animals again. Should such cattle be reshipped from any point where they have been unloaded to an- other destination, the car in which they are carried must bear a placard stating that it contains Southern cattle, and the way-bills must bear a note to the same effect. The regulations as to separate pens applies also to cattle reshipped. Secretary Rusk calls attention to the grave losses entailed upon owners of Northern cattle from contact of their Cattle with Southern cattle and through infected cars, and enjoins a rigid com- pliance with the above regulations, which he believes will insure compara- tive safety to Northern cattle and avoid the necessity of more stringent regula- tions. BANQUET. Superb Dinner Given by Andrew Carnegie to the President, HU Cabinet and the Pan-American Feb. The dinner given last night by Andre-.f Carnegie to the President and Cabinet and the dele- gates and officers of the International American Conference was probably the most superb affair of the kind evergiven in the United States. The novel and unique arrangements planned by him were ctirried out by William E. Curtis, the executive officer of the international conference. The effects in floral decora- tion and table service were superb. The walls of the new square dining room at the Arlington Hotel were literally banked with spring flowers until it looked like a scene from fairyland. The table was an exact circle, thirty-six feet in diameter. Covers were laid for forty- eight gentlemen. KEAPY TO BE HANGED. Almost Completed for the Execution of George Clark at burf Pa. Fears of Trouble. WATXESBURG, Pa., Feb. 2G. A story was current that George Clark, the con- demned murderer, had taken poison, but the rumor is denied by the jail offi- cials. The Governor has refused to fur- ther respite the man and he will be hanged to-day. Work was commenced on the scaffold Tuesday morning. Clark's wire has arrived here. His father sent word that he will not come. Clark was Convicted on circumstantial evidence, and the people are about evenly divided as to his guilt. Sheriff Goodwin, fear- ing trouble, has telegraphed Governor Beaver to order out a company of mili- tia to guard the jail. Train Wrecking. O.. Feb. Another at- tempt was made to wreck the Fort Wayne limited Monday night at Louis- The engineer of a freight train discovered a large iron bar fastened to the track where a switch wiih tbe main line. The limited would have thrown the crwsk had not the freight arrived first and disooTered otatractSon. Two men are now in the pcaitraJiarr similar attempt to at place not Bobbers Caaebt la Theli Sacrilegious Act. One of the Can? lutantlr Killed by a Toiler front Party of Officers. Tragedy IB a CeaMtoiy at Kew Ind of of y., Feb. While the Storm was at its height shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, a horrible tragedy took place in the cemetery at New Albany. A party of grave robbers were surprised in the act of desecrating the resting places of the dead and one Of them was instantly killed. Three others were arrested and placed in jail, but a fourth man escaped. The party consisted of three Louisville physicians J. T. Blackburn, Dr. W. E. Grant, another whose name is unknown and three colored assistants. They had gone over to rob the graves of tho corpses of Thomas Johnson and Edward Pearce, which had been buried last Sunday, and had deliberately planned the affair, but a little carelessness on their part spoiled every thing and led to the death of one of the negro helpers, whose name is un- known. The plot had been given away to the officers by a boy named Peebles, who took a bribe and pointed out the graves to the officers of the cemetery. When the ghouls arrived at the grave of John- son a voice called out: "Throw up your hands." Taken utterly by surprise, the men started to run and as they did so there was a volley. One of the men fell. As b.e dropped to the ground the light- ning flashed on a pistol he had drawn, hut had not tried to use and he died without a struggle. The guards closed quickly around their prisoners and took them' to jail, with the dead man. The coroner will hold an inquest over the re- mains of the negro, when it is thought he be identified. DIED IN THE WRECK. Bodies of an Engineer and Fireman Re- covered from Under the Ruins of Their Train Ditched. Ind., Feb. fast passenger train that left here Monday night for Chicago, was wrecked above Vincennes by the washing out of a cul- vert. The whole train excepting a sleeper went into the ditch. The pas- sengers were badly shaken up and quite number injured. The bodies of engi- neer Albert Lyon and fireman Louis Bowden were taken from the wreck yes- terday morning. The names of others injured -are: W. -R..Coles, express mes- senger, bruised; W. W. Cooley, conduct- or, badly injured. Brakeman Chambers is missing and it is feared he is in the wreck. The accident was caused by the giving of the bridge over a small stream. The whole train excepting the sleeper went into the water and mud. The re- mains of the engineer and fireman were found under the engine in the mud and water._______________ AT REST FOREVER. America's Crcesng, John Jacob Astor, Burled From Trinity Church. NKVT YOKK, Feb. funeral services over the remains of John Jacob Astor took place Tuesday in Trinity chapel and were of the most unostenta- tious character. The little church was crowded with friends of the deceased, and the sidewalks on either side of the edifice were thronged with people. The services were led by Rev. Morgan Dix, who read the Episcopal ritual. Among those present, besides the immediate members of the family, were D. O. Mills, Senator Otis, Judge Charles A. Peabody, General Swayne and many members of the Real Estate Exchange and Loyal Legion, besides many clergymen. The interment was in Trinity Cemetery. City IWarxhal Fatal IT Shot. WEHR CITT. Mo.. Feb. evening J. W. Hudson, city marshal of Centerville. attempted to arrest Charles Smith and Ed Lewis, two tough char- actors, for creating a disturbance on the street. They resisted and a fight en- sued Finally Smith drew a revolver and fired three shots at the marshal, all of them effect. Smith was ar- rested and is now in jaiL Marshal Hud- son's wounds will prove fatal. fior LIMA. O., Feb. for dam- ages has been filed against Dr. T. M. of this city, by W. M. Spanj- Jcr. the claim that doctor bis w5fo> affwlions. Dr. JohiKon wa< family physician, aad ._ the andaly daring, jn Indian- SONGS OP-BICMPH. ralr by of Thmt CHICAGO, Feb. Inter-Ocean "This end of strife U only tto of work. To ready for a Fair worthy the oocMiott. country and the city will be a Twt and Arduous labor. We have full confidence in the ability of Chicago to bear worthily the burden thus put upon it. From the first our people hare taken a thoroughly practical riew of the matter and not trusted to noise or bluster. Enthusiasm is a good thing in its way, but, like the fine words of the proverb, it 'butters no parsnips.' Chicago must show to the world that America has made no mis- take in entrusting the expositional cele- bration of tie four hundredth anniver- sary of its discovery to the imperial city of the interior." The Tribune says: "It does not need much search to find out why Chicago won. The principal reason was that no other city has the same qualifications. The moment it was decided that the fair should American, not foreign; national, not provincial; depending for its success on the citizens of the New World and not the old, the selection ol any other place than this became a practical impossibility. Tbe popular rerdict was for Chicago and tbe House would not venture to set it aside." The Times says: "In giving the World's Fair to Chicago Congress has done wisely and well. It has put in formal shape the Terdict of the Ameri- can people upon this question. It haa voiced the unmistakable decision of the republic. After all, however, it is not Congress that has made Chicago the site for the Columbian celebration, but the immutable logic and propriety of facts. Sectional dis appointment will not last a day. New York, St. Louis and ington will be as loyal and as earnest for the American fair here as Chicago would have been for it anywhere else." The Globe says: "Our delegates and friends in Washington performed a splendid day's work Monday, and de- serve the warmest praise for their abil- ity and steadfast earnestness. It re- mains for the whole peo pie of Chicago to fulfill to the utmost the pledges that have been made in, their name and to" carry forward to a glorious success the grand work assi gned them by the gen- erous confidence of Congress." The Herald says: "Chicago has se- cured the World's Fair of 1892. The triumph was expected and deserved. It eame in the natural order. It is a new and gallant achievement for a city which is beginning to take all sorts of success very much as a matter of course. Henceforth let no mean spirited citizen of this republic question manifest des- tiny or rail at accomplished facts. Chi- cago's supremacy will presently he_ac- kno wledged even by its most inveterate foes." TILDEN'8 MILMO3TS. Contest Orer tlia Will of the Dead States- man to be A Compromise Be- tween Executors and NEW YOBK, Feb. Negotiations have been opened between the executors of Samuel J. Tildon and his heirs-at- law for a se ttlement of the contest over the will. It is understood that the es- tate has proved to be much larger than was at first supposed; that the aggre- gate is nearer than and that the executors, finding them- selves be atcn in the Supreme Court, are willing to give up the fight in the courts if the heirs will agree to devote to the establishment of a public library in accordance with Mr. Tilden's wishes. As the estate is large enough to provide for that and make them all millionaires besides, it is said that the heirs are willing to entertain the propo- sition. Cyclone In Kentucky. HorKrssvrLLK, Ky.. Feb. One of the most violent and destructive storms everknownin Southern Kentucky passed overthis section Monday, eral ho uses and doing great injury to property. In the vicinity of Bellevut, a village south of this city, six tobacco barns with all thei r were de- stroyed and a dozen houses unroofed and blown down, The IOM is estimated at The rain fell ia aad the wind blew a perfect cyclone over this city, doing great damage. The river at this place almost out of iU banks, being higher than ever known before. Kan-. Feb. The existence has of a secret political society of colored people called the "First Grand Independent Ilrotber- hood." I is to settle the ia Oklahoma as nuarerouslj as possible. to that the will control of Oklahoma it Iwocwnes a will tbca be to A Kmsttaac Works, of Nn. 142 St. Clairstrwt. latxl i-z He totasd An fcfcs or It is m.54 that Tfcrmn. f arsj'T tf. T. JHcws of the State Itemized for Local Readers. THE GENEKAL ASSEMBLY. In Both Bills Introduced ftad Feb. were Introdaced ma fob lows: To change Shelby County from the See- end to the Third judicial district; to autboriM auditors to refund taxes which they are Satisfied were wrongfully oollecved; to direct the Governor to ap. oiiit a non-partisan oonV of four citizens of Madison County Superintend the coustnic'.ion of the Mjcllson County court house. Bills were passed as fol- tows: To for the construction of Honal free turnpikes iu Ottnwa County; for the of Henry Lundy, treusurer of CatawlM telaad townsliip. Ottawa County; to authorise municipality of B.-aver Dam. Allen County. %D borrow money and erect a town hall. Sena- tsrOren opened the afternoon session with tka jBtroductloD of two important bills. The first extends the provisions of the Adair law to tbe. of the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at Sanduslcy and the National Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at Dayton. The command- ant of one the governor of the other are dl- jrected to make report of habitual drunkards to she proper authorities. After this is done a sa- loon-keeper selling liquor to one of the men proscribed is held respojsible for any damages that may be assessed bv a jury. The other bill provides that a -'foreign" mutual live-stock in- surance company may do business in Ohio on. depositing in the State treasury bonds to the amount of as guaranty of the perform- ance of its obligations. The Committee on Ag- riculture reported back Mr. Benfer's House bill relating; to the manufacture and sale of oleo- margarine. with amendments not materially changing the bUL The report was adopted. Tha committee on penitentiary reported back Mr. Van Cleixfs bill to reorganize the penitentiary, with the recommendat'on '.hut it be passed. The report was adopted and the bill was put on the calendar for to-morrow. HbHte Much of the morning session waf taken up in a discussion of Mr. Beuse's bill pro. vldinR for a repeal tff the Poorman law lering a tax on the nets of fishermen in lakes and reser- voirs. Messrs. Griffin, Braman, Hodge, and others from lake counties favored the re- peal of the tax law, holding that it was not unconstitutional, but to the flshermea. The bill finally yeas W, nays 8. amount of taxes collected under the law year was over Representative Day, ot Hamilton County, has an original plan for amending the Owen Sunday closing law. proposes to modify the law in such u way as to make the closing of saloons until one o'clock on Sunday afternoon mandatory, and leaving the question as to whether they will be permitted to open after that hour to a vote of the people. An amendment of tht< k nd will probably be of- fered to one of tbe bills now pending in the Sea- ate, when they reach tlie It will apply to all municipalities aid the people are to be given an opportunity to express themselves on Sunday closing laws. The McMaken bill to au- thorize councils to require railroad companies to construct gates nn i employ watchmen at crossings in municipalities, end to limit the time in which trains the crossings, was a special order in House for but the author proposed an amendment, which was adopted, and the bill us amend :d will be printed and made a special order for Tuesday next. The amendment excepts Columbus cwhtoh already has the Wallace law; and in all cities of the first grade of the second class limits the time that trains may occupy crossings to three minutes, and in villag-s to nve m'nutes. and provides that councils shall uotact unless regulation is petitioned for by liftv citizens Bills passed: Giving to mayors justices of the peace and po- lice judges final ]ur scHction i i all cases o' ar- rest for violation ot the fish and game laws; to create township supervisors in Cuyahcga Coun- ty and to Tr-qutre the letting of certain portions of the road work by contract authorizing Glen- vllle Cuyahoga County, to issue J5.00D In bonds for the purpose of constructing a school build- ing and providing that no increase Shall be made in the levy; to provide forlabelinghy druggists or other dealers in poisons or chemi- cals 9f nil poisonous articles, with the -words "caution" and "poison" printed in red Ink; to authorize the commissioners of Lucas County to issue t3S 000 in bonds to complete the chil- dren's home; amending Section TU5 so as to authorize probate judges to place Insane persons in the custody ot relatives for transmission to the asylums. After some filibustering by the Republicans, the Price redtetricting bill was 'read a seoand time and referred to its author as a select com- mittee of one to report It at any time. CAUGHT BY A FOKGEK. Van Wert Hanks Orer S7OO by the Operations of Clever Swindler. VAN WEKT, O., Feb. The fact baa just come to light that our banks have been swindled to the tune of Tho Grange warehouse, of which W. H. Corbitt is manager, pay by check, and in. order to avoid the possibility of forgery procured a seal, and an agreement was made with the banks not to honor any of the Grange paper not bearing the seal. On the Cth of last November a man having the appearance of a farmer presented a check at the Van TV'ert Na- tional bank for 8471.10, signed by Cor- bitt and bearing tbe Grange seal, and on the same date presented a check at the First National Bank for 8371.10, signed and scaled in tho as the other, payable to S. M. Miller. Both checks were cashed and no questions asked, but they turn up to be forg- eries. Train by m SPRINGFIELD. O.. Feb. 20. An engine and twenty-two freight cars on the O., L 
                            

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