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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               HE SALEM DAILY SO. 62. SALEM. OHIO, FRIDAY. MARCH U. 1890. TWO CENTS. ot SMUU tory. h Messrs. Hoar, and Butler rL ut of nd FroTld- Oklahoma MC'CALLA'S PUNISHMENTS. A ding for publio wns were passed referred to two Hoar on VFed- the Southern a Louisiana and here were laws il offense tor a te on terms of He asserted that test foundation Phe other state- 3 the effect that in Louisiana sale of colored out of work, and should have the base. He asked could find any books of Louisi- nch law as that 5 f erred to. Mr. about Louisiana, tcter existed in 1 was then taken ssed the Senate. Liscussion of the ites, relating to it not been for i passed by some he said, the gov- would have been who governed fr. Eustis wheth- t the Fifteenth Id have been pro- ,hat laws of the epriving the ne- :iuzenship. Mr. 1 reconstruction tutional amend- the Republican bject of African- intaining politi- LS he character- 3ume ever cotn- 1 communities." e had sometimes ily have been bet- sd suffrage on the that right had rage did not now en wherever it icm. There was, hate existing in South as inti- md if the equal n the South were th would be sat- had not turned ted, because no measures as had the South would to deprive the to Mr. Sherman, )wn by the state- 3 from Ohio and he suffrage had he negro of the .as entitled to it, ihfied to exercise in laws passed by states immediate- idmission of Sen- o a long way in future discussion negroes to vote :oncl.ision of Mr. enato adjourned. f 110 Cotnmittco ot Uhorna bilL An ted for the eRtab- fiice in Xo Man's (Imf-nt providing a tit'.e to IW w Terr.tory i-nicr land to of Maa-of-War Niw YORK, March court ot Inquiry Into the against Com- mander McCalla, of the United States Enterprise, was continued Thursday. Lieutenant Mertlch testified that men were put in straight-jackets and that they were ironed together. He considered the punishment light for tha offenses committed. Assistant Paymaster Mudd, attached to the Enterprise since October 4, 1877, next testified. He made a favorable pre- sentation of Captain McCalla's conduct in the Walker affair and deposed that the captain had no alternative but to use decisive measures with Walker. Assistant Engineer Bennett testified that oiler Whalen was placed in irons and afterwards compelled to shovel coal as a punishment for the breaking down of the steam launch while Whalen was running it at Gibraltar. Armorer Ken- nedy was cursed on. deck by Commander McCalla and relieved from duty, for the accidental discharge of a revolver. Sev- eral men were put in straight-jackets for days; others were lashed, to Jacob's ladder. A man who was put in the coal bunkers for drunkenness was sober when witness took him out. Witness saw Walker at Southampton after he de- serted. He said he as faorr-y ho had de- serted and wished ho was back, but he was obliged to leave because of his treatment by Lieutenant Lemley. COLD-BLOOD Farmer and His Wife Killed by a Trio of Thnjrs Bent on Robbery, but Who Secure Only a Few CLIXTON, la.. March the north- ern edge of Clinton County, at the vil- lage of Browns, awful crime was un- earthed Thursday. Henry JNurre was a wealthy farmer, resident of this county for fifty years, and with his wife lived a mile from the village in a grove on his farm. Not having been seen since Mon- day, a relative went to the house yester- day morning and found the old man lying dead upon the kitchen floor, a bloody trail leading into the sitting room. His throat been cut and his head crushed in with a hammer. In the upper bod room lay his aged wife with her head beaten to a ielly. the skull broken, exposing the brain. She was still living, but in a comatose condition. Sho will die. Traces show that at least three were concerned in the crime and that the motive was robbery was evidenced by the safe, from which the combination had bpen broken in a clumsy manner and in which they had failed to find a small satchel containing in cash. As far as can bo ascertained all they got for their bloody crime was a few dollars from the victims' pockets. No one saw the foul deed save the perpetrators. There is no clue. A reward of has been offered for the capture of the murderers. IHsastrous Break In the at New Orleans. The Flood is Six Inches Above the Highest Record of Other Years. HIS WIFE WAS A TERROR tor Old TO EXPLORE AI.ASKA. ar- "clock baring and Th" lh- Wbolo 3arUoa of itsloxi- Expedition Fitting Out for the Purpose of Penetrating an Enormous Tract of Coun- try Sever Before Visited by White Men. NEW YORK, March expedition is now being organized in this city to add to the geographical knowledge of the world facts about Alaska. The Frank Leslie Weekly and Judge Pub- lishing Company is at the head of the scheme and is now making- the neces- sary preparations for equipping the ex- pedition suitably. Tho primary object of this search for information is to pene trate the country lying between the Copper and Yukon rivers in Central Alaska, a stretch of many thousands of square miles never yet trod by a white man. E. H. AVells, a western newspaper writer, will be at the bead of the dition. His experience consists of a campaign last summer in which he trav eled miles in tho wilds of tbe Brit- ish Northwest Territory. He has also mapped out for the Cnited States Gov emment a number of rivers in Ccatra' Alaska previously unknown. Saloon 'Wrecked TToman. tv.jcrcK Mo.. Rogers, of thin place, created stir VTedaesday by raiding one of th "blind saloons which have K-ca running here in violation of ihv She has two vtas. IJotb aro rniaors wen? to rb" an drn-jic. Tb" mother learned tbo and Submerged for Along Front, Extending Back Into City a Distance of Ten NEW OKLEAXS, March river here at p. m. yesterday was seven- teen feet, but it remained at that point but a short while, when it receded to sixteen feet eight inches, where it seemed to make a stand. This was six inches above record of other years and the water went over the levees and all alon? the city front at every depres- sion or low place, and soon flooded the streets and sidewalks of a large section of the city. Up town, at the head of Jackson and Washington streets, the waves washed over tho levees and sub- merged the streets and sidewalks; the Same thing occurred at other points down to Poydras street. There the water spread out over the broad space occupied by the Morgan road, filled up the low places and then began to float down Poydras street and out into the cross streets on either side, covering the sidewalks on Poydras street as far as St Charles street, and filling the gutters back to the drainage canals. On Gravier street the water flowed freely, completely covering the street in places. At the head of Canal street the water was running over the levee but very little; but from Custom House Street to Conti the water came over the levees freely and completely submerged the streets and in many places the walks and lower floors of business houses. From the north side of Canal to Hospital street, a distance of fourteen blocks from the river, to Rampart street, a distance of eight blocks, the water flows off in the gutters of street drains to the drainage canals in the rear of tha city. Below Elysian Fields street the water is also passing over the levee in many places. On the north side of Canal street Hill's jewelry store was invaded by the water and other business places uffered in like manner. Since Wednesday evening the leveas cross the river have boon in danger ,nd the water is coming over from tha ine of the Davis crovasso above the ity to the lower line, a distance of fif- een miles In many instances the water lows back for ten squares. A large orce of men are at work raising tho evee with sacks filled with earth. The Southern and Crescent oil mills were washed under by the water and the loors were torn away and embankments built underneath. From Canal street ferry to the Mor- gan railroad depot, the principal por- ;ion of Algiers, a distance of three- 'ourths of a mile, the situation at one ;ime was very threatening. About noon the water commenced washing over the .evee along its whole length, and in a short space of time the entire front and the streets for ten blocks were flooded. Yardmaster McGuire, of the Morgan railroad, and the city forces went to work at once and in four hours threw up an entire new levee. This stopped the flow temporarily, but the water was nearly knee-deep on the front street and HAJUUBBUKG. Pa., March 14. question whether Lewis Williams was murdered, or whether Charles shot him on his request, is about to be passed upon by the oourt of pardons. Williams was shot through the back of the head in 1874, and two years later Larabee was sentenced to death for the murder, but the sentence was afterward commutted to imprisonment for life. The murdered man threatened to commit suicide on the day he was found dead. The two men went hunting on that day and it is said Wil- liams bejfged Larabee to shoot him, fearing that he would go to "hades" if he committed suicide. Williams was a negro and his wife was a shrew, which made him long for death. ON A TEAR. tbe Southwest. Wect Enonnons Destruction of Property In Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. EXCITBD CHURCHMEN- United Presbyterian Marriage to HU Dead Wife's SUter a Com- motion and the Pastor KeuigM HU Charge. PITTSBURGH, March Pres- >yterian church circles are much ex- cited over the marriage of Rev. Dr. E. B. Ewing, pastor of the Sixth church, to a sister of his deceased wife. There is a UnitedPresbyterianlawwbichexpress ly forbids such marriages. Dr. Ewing does not profess to have been ignorant of the existence of the law, but contends that it has long been obsolete and that an attempt to enforce it would disrupt the denomination. So many of the mem- bers of his congregation differed with him, however, that he has tendered his resignation as pastor. The case will go to the presbytery, which will be asked to urge the general assembly to repeal the law forbidding such marriages. Swift and Terrible Punishment. PIERRE, S. D., March and terrible punishment was meted out Wednesday to Dirty Foot, a Sioux buck, who attempted murder at a camp on the Bad river. Dirty Foot got possession of some whisky at Fort Pierre and upon arriving at camp he got drunk. Going to his tepee he found a squaw known as "Old Sal" and he picked up an ax and struck her on the forehead, crack ing her skull. A crowd soon gathered and Dirty Foot was caught and thrown into a fire in the center of the circle of tepees, and when he tried to escape was thrown back until he was burned almost to a crisp._______________ J atfooji after brief interview wilh V.ll Dry Goods Firm Fails for Over YORK, March dry goods trade was surprised yesterday by the unexpected announcement of the failure of Harbison Loder, wholesale dry goods dealers at Broadway. The members of the firm, Edward Harbison and Noah Lodcr. made a general assign- ment. No preferences wero made and both centlemen turned over to the as- signee their private residences and all personal property. The liabilities are between and Tho nominal assets exceed the latter amount The failure was caused by the firm's inability to obtain money to meet bills, dull trade and poor collections. Killed Krplofflnr Dynamite. RocKvn.t.K CENTER. I.. March An explosion of dynamite here Tester day instantly killed two laborers and injnrod fatally two others. The explo- sion occurrod while some 400 Italians at work excaratinr for new on farm. Through cause eighty dvna discbarptjd. in r killing Smith and M. Two other iava naai'-c Uaysor and Thomas Kaidwin An Embezzler Who Will Face the Magic. GKAUD RAPIDS, Mich., March The mystery surrounding the disap- pearance of Clarence J. Toot, the United States Express Company's cashier at this place, is cleared up. Stories of foul play were freely circulated, and large "awards were offered for any news of im. Subsequently the express corn- any discovered that a sum of money isappeared at the same time with Toot, 'he whole matter was cleared up Wed- esday when Toot's father received a etter from his son, written at sea and mailed at Lisbon. Clarence says he is oming home to receive his punishment. Imitators of Jesse James Arrested. DUBUO.TJE, la., March Phil- ips, of this county, has arrested four rothers by the name of Green, who for ho last two or three years have been carrying on a sort of Jesse James busi- ness on a small scale in Dubuque and Jackson counties. These four brothers ived on a small farm in Jackson County and while ostensibly engaged in farm-' ng devoted most of their time to mak- .ng raids on their neighbors. They stole every thing they could lay their hands on. A large amount of stolen property was recovered. Crazy Prophet of E-ril .Jailed. S.vx FRAXCISCO, March the Norwegian, who predicts the de- struction of San Francisco, Oakland, Al- meda. Milwaukee and Chicago on, April 14.and has been wandering about warning citizens of Oakland to flee to tho moun- tains, was locked up in the Almeda County jail Wednesday on the charge of insanity. Erickson and a number of other cranks have gathered such crowds in the streets of Oakland that the police wero forced to intcrferc- Tratns Delayed oa Roads Driven to the Housetops to Escape Swiftly Torrents. MEMPHIS, Tenn., March of the flood in Arkansas are very meagre. At Batesville the White river rose thir- ty-two feet in twenty-four hours, flood- ing all the lower part of the town. depot and freight houses of the Iron Mountain railroad are two feet under water. The water stands six feet deep in the hotels and business places at Black Rock and the destruction to prop- erty will be heavy. No trains have reached Newport since Tuesday and or- ders have been given to remove all cars from the Iron Mountain yards. A telegram from Liftle Rock says the news from the interior towns is that all the streams are high and a number of bridges have been washed away. No trains have arrived there from Fort Smith since Monday and trains on all roads are badly delayed. At Pine Bluff the Arkansas river is rising rapidly and there is danger of the Government dykes being destroyed. The situation between that point and the Mississippi river is reported to be alarming. POPLAJI BLUFF, Mo., March floods are becoming greater. Rain fell again Wednesday night and the a great moving lake, miles wide. No trains arrived yesterday from tho north and three from the south arex laid up here. A large county bridge across a branch of Black river, one mile from this city, is washed away. Another in course of construction is also said to have gone out from farther up the river. Word has come in from several places where people are driven to house- tops and are in great danger. SIMPSON, 111., March streams from Carbondale to Paducah, Ky., miles and miles out of their banks. Crab Orchard creek, above here, is eight miles wide, while Big Bay Covers a ter- ritory hardly short of ten miles wide. Four trains are watorbound here and can not turn a wheel until the waters subside and all are repaired. The loss to the railroad company and farmers will be thousands of dollars. The Ohio river below hero and near Metropolis is on a wild tear. 111., March of the streams in this v'cinity has caused a suspension of railway traffic between Marion and St. Louis iu one direction and Paducah in tbe other, while groat damage has been done by the flooding of farm lands. The crevasse in the levee above Arkansas City is 400 feat wide and the city is likely to be over- flowed. _____ iMt Ot.rMi-.rF, March is a revolt in the Mi.vdssippi Industrial Institute and Female Collcce Trot. tbe president. Two hun- dred of tbe students ard a nniabrr ol bare tl and have sent a coimniinicatioti askinit him of Prof. whom with and in for O A COMPLETE SUCCESS. Satisfactory Test of Pneumatic Guns on the Dynamite Cruiser Vesuvius. PntLADELpniA, March final official test of the pneumatic guns of the dynamite cruiser Vesuvius was made yesterday in the Delaware. It is understood to have been satisfactory in all respects, but the results will not be made public till the official report has been made to the Secretary of the Navy. [t is said that the projectiles traveled not only the required mile, but one- ihird beyond, with firing pressure of 700 pounds. The shock when the projectiles Exploded on touching the water is said to have been felt at Chester, four miles away. The commotion caused in tho water made it apparent that no vessel could withstand such a shock. Thonsandii of Cattle Starring. FOBT McLEon. N. W. T., March Reports of threatened disaster to cattle In the region of New Oxley, on the Red Deor River, are alarming. There are two feet of snow, with two separate and heavy crusts from New Oxk-y north- ward and the cattle, unable to reach grass, arc already dying rapidly. Ad- Ticcs from country lying between Mosquito cretk and Red river in- dicate that tbe low Tnar yxwsibly roach per cent. March IS.-The worked ,ly through a lonf Bills follows: To afc4 In ttpejr the Bloomftett eenvtery and t South Bloomfleld and Morrow County; to authorize the trust Blanchard township. Putnam County, to botre (or the purpose ot beating and ngatiA the township public buildings; to provide thi the State Si-op Inspector shall proeeeuta al violations ot tho stml monthly wares paymea law, whether written complaint is made or not) to relieve th.- bondsmen of Abel Lodge, late treasurer of New Lisbon. Columbians County; to require railroad companies to keep their right ot way free from all combustible material aadto use dih'-ience in preventing fires; to au- thorize the council of Marion to Issue bonds for sewerage purposes; to provide for the establish- ment in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus Tole- do and Dayton of free public .intelligence bureaus for the benefit ot persons seeking em- to authorize the president of the Wa'yne and Stark county association for the of horse thieves to appo'nt a deputy m each township to administer the oath to mem- providing that a suit shall be considered M beginning when the petition is tiled: author- king the council of Toledo to borrow to a deficiency in the sanitary fund; to nu- the appointment of an official stenog- rapher in Columbiana County; to authorize Btenton to borrow 160.000 for tho construction of tailroad machine shops. Bills were introduced as follow s. Providing that, -when an inmate ot the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Home leaves the institution and becomes an object of publio charity, the count; from he was sent be responsible for his support. Bense, of the House Fi- nance Committee, introduced the General Ap- propriation bill According to the estimates of the committee the total revenues for the year will be The total amount appro- priated m tho general bill is te.OeO.066, which, added to the Deficiency bill alreadv passed and the spccLil bills, makes the aggregate appropri- ations for the year t3.345.8BT. This amount, al- though m excess of the appropriations of last jear. hich were so close as to leave no consid- erable balances In any of the funds. Is 199.755.67' the estimated receipts. At the last mo-. flient such a strong pressure was brought to the committee by the friends of the canals that the canal system was much more Rfcerally treated than was at first Intended. Bflls To compel directors, beards, su- perintendents, manaccrs and stewards of penal, reformatory, charitable and benevolent Institu- tions to purchase native live-stock for food con- sumption: amending Section 2709 so as to att- thonze the private sule of municipal bonds wfcen no bids are received in response to adver- rertisement, at a rate not below that at which inch bonds could have been disposed of atpub- Be sale; to provide for increasing from l.SOO to the reports of the State Commission- ar of Life Insurance; amending Sections 1448 and 1451 so as to provide that la ease of vacancy of township treasurer or clerk the vacancy shall filled nt next election; amending the compulsory education law so as to include in-its proxisions special school dis- tricts to authori7e Shawnee school district to transfer from tbe school to the building rund; authorizing the submission to a vote of the people of Madison township, Muskincum County, of a proposal for tlie release of James King, late township treasurer, authorizing the Council of Hublwrd, Trumbull County, to trans- fer H30 from the general and M75 from the po- lice to the street itoprrnement fund; authoriz- ing Troy, Miami Countj, to issue m bonds for general improvements: to provide that tbe of Noble County.shall be allowed not to uvcecd 100 days per diem in ar rear and for mile.ige and expense. The bill to reorganise the Ohio penitentiary passed. Tbe bill makes minor changes and pro- vides for the appointment of a new board of managers to be appointed by Governor Camp- bell. The bill was passed by a strict party vote." Mr. Goldrlck reported back his bill to repeal; the law creating a Board of Public Affairs for Hamilton, 13utler County, and it passed. Mr. Gaumer's bill to reorganize the Com I mlssioner's department was also passed by a, party vote. Mr. Belville's bill to redlstrict the city of Dayton was then passed, as was Mr.' Heifaer'sbill to abolish the. board of health of Columbus. The last of the political bills to be, taken up was one to aboli'''h the Cincinnati Board ot Aldermen. Mr Wiggins (K.) recognised by tbe Speaker (Mr Hunt, of Erie, In the chair) and proceeded to speak from the center aisle. Mr Monnet raised the point of or- der that the member was not speaking from his seat, and Mr. Lajlin, whose Jesk is near whore Mr Wiggins was standing, tendered the gentle- the place, but the chair held Abut the point order barred the member from the floor, en there was a scene of wild confusion. Mr. igirins demanded what he claimed was hia constitutional rights and denounced the chair. Mr. Hodge, of Cuyahoga, denounced the chair, fte chair ordered the member to take his seat and directed the scrgeant-at-arms to preserve order. M r. Hodge again demanded to be nearo, the chair said. "If the member from Cny- ohoga does not take his seat tbe chair will him removed from the floor." Instantlv there was a scene of wildest excitement. The Re- publican members defied the Speaker. Mr. Williams, of Prcble, shaking his flat at tho Speaker, said: "You dare not issue an order for the removal of a member, and you dare not attempt to remove him. Mr. Griffln declared tic decision to be the of a tyrant The Republicans crowded around Mr Hodge, and awaited an attempt to eject the member. No such attempt was maUe. but for fire minutes there was tbe greatest confusion, rivaling anything ever nessud on the floor of the House. The bill was. sfter considerable time, passed. a tit iSie Wi Tfcrtmcfc Ala., March Part of a freight train oa the 
                            

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