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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               "HE SAUEM DAILY NEWS. [L NO. 63. SALEM, OHIO, SATURDAY, MARCH 15. 1890. Slightly Not Tet Pact. March who is at Convent, as Major Manager of the Louia- 3 Texas railroad, miles above this e force of men. The et wide and four feet Is a small one and the i inches deep on the xpress and local down ie upper of the i received by the Mis- lilroad officials says: used by a rice flume. v and four feet above of water. Both ends been secured and men git. affairs on the river was much more satis- 8 same time Thursday, ave strengthened tho 10 levee and have con- of bags filled St. Louis to Hospital points, but from St. where so much rhursday, nothing has The city authorities itinue the work of con- >rary levee along the he city is secure from fch a still higher tide levees in this section lust now by wind and flood. Yesterday the g from the north, and y of thirty miles an a north wind carries it to sea, but this last jntly little effect upon vater flowing into the r Friday was not su ffi- stroets at any point. he different railroad 3 information that no i places have been re r lines and no crevasse ita on the Mississippi on is being taken by jrities to prevent dis- be occasioned by the rch from ssippi state that the the Arkansas line and th sides of the river, is nundaiion. The water ie Arkansas levees in The Arkansas leveea med and all efforts are >d to save the levees in 16 Arkansas line, and .issippi shore between reenville. March 15 are ood abating. The en- een here and Newark, listant, is under water. ie farmers are flocking g their farms and stock ,he waters. From that tt the Black river re- nd sea. At places the ver the tree tops Hun- ave been compelled to omes and the loss will is suspended and ill rising. FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS. M Kattoaal Capi- tal. taynor's Aflftitri. ilarch of :nt of the indebtedness Co. have consented cents on the dollar. It the consent of the re- cent, will soon be se- ndrews, in the Supreme granted a motion to re- ives and Staynor from each in the civil action them by the Cincinnati, it on Railroad Company, ably be released from "Won tore Their Quartern. 3. March an or- 1 yesterday all Chinese uired to give their resi- es of business within i certain section ol the the city. Most of the v located noar the bnsi- city. They nambcr t-M that "Sorts the ordinance constita- March The Senate yesterday devoted its until two o'clock to matters pertaining to the District of Columbia. The Edu- cational bill was then taken up and Mr. Teller addressed the Senate in its sup- port. Mr. Call gave written notice that would aak on Monday that the rulm ba modified so as to consider the nomina- tions of District Judge Swayne and Dis- trict Attorney Stripling, of Northern Florida, in open session. Resolutions on the death of the late Representative Townshend, of Illinois, were taken up and speeches in eulogy were delivered by Messrs. Cullom.Vest, Hale and Jones, of Arkansas. As a further mark of re- spect the Senate adjourned until Mon- day. HOtTSE. Mr. Perkins stated that an erroneous impression had gone out according to th. provisions of the Oklahoma bill passed Thursday, the Cherokee outlet had been declared open to settlement under the homestead laws The state- ment should have been that the public land the Cherokee outlet- had been opened to settlement. The Cherokee outlet is embraced within the limits of the new Territory but is not open to settlement under the homestead law. The bill authorizing the President to retire General John C. Fremont with the rank of Major General was taken up. Ibis bill, together with oae appropi- ating as finally amended in Com- mittee of the Whole, were subsequently reported to the House, but no final action was taken and the House took a recess until eight p. m. CLUBBED TO DEATH. Horrible Crime Perpetrated at New Al- bany, tnd. -Uriitul Murder of a Lady by Her NEW ALBAXV, Ind., March Ritter, a bad character of this city, was arrested Friday morning on the charge of murder. One hour before his arrest Mrs. Ellen Wheelon, his sister-in-law, was found clubbed to death, lying on the Jeffersonville, Madison Indianapolis railroad track. The sapposition is that Ritter kttled the woman at her resi- dence a short distance from the railroad and placed her on the track to make it appear that it was suicide, wiLh a view of hiding the crime. The web of cir- cumstantial evidence that was at the inquest was damaging in the treme. Ritter denies all knowledge ol the tragedy. The victim was twenty- five years old and was amongst the best known ladies of this city. There is talk o f lynching. Later developments show that Ritter attempted to outrage Mrs. Wheelon, bul she resisted and he brained her with a hatchet and carried the body to the rail road track, where it was found. INVADISrOME STRIP. of Eater the Land o: the Powerless to Prc vent the Moretnent. AKKAXSAS CITY, Ark., March 15. invasion of the Cherokee strip from thu district began at sunrise Friday morn- ing and all day the long lines of canvas covered prairie schooners drew theii lengths into the coveted land. It is es- timated that from the different points of entrance fully people have passed the border and half that numbei staked their claims. Dispatches frois Kiowa, Caldwell and Guthrie say thai about 800 boomers left each of points yesterday for the strip. Captain Burbank, in command of a small force of United States regulars at Oklahoma City, marched his force into the strip stay the progress of the boomers. So far as known this force had no effect in retarding the movement. Injunction NEW YORK, March argument on the motion of the New York Ball Club for a preliminary or tempo- rary injunction against the famous base ball player "Buck" Ewiogr, was heard before Judge Wallace yestcrdav. George F. Duyster appeared for the company and explained briefly why the action was begun. Judge Bacon appeared for Ewing and said the prosecution of Ewing was part of conspiracy. Mr. Choate followed for the plaintiff and made a strong argument in favor of tho reserve rule. Decision was reserved. Weekly Reaume of the State Business. Yolnue of Transactions Continues trtordinuily Large, tat With Small Pronto. TOTDKB A. IA3TDSLCDJB. lllri Marfceta Weak of 8U1I Farther ta PrtoM. NEW YORK, March G. Dun it Co.'s Weekly Review ot Trade says: There was not enough of the belated winter to make good losses sustained by restricted demand lor seasonable goods, or to prevent large failure, but the. colder weather helped a little in many branches of trade while it lasted. Now great floods in the Mississippi valley in- terfere with distribution and threaten serious disasters. On the other hand, the money market has been relieved by treasury disbursements and by another reduction in the rate by the Bank of En- gland. The volume of business contin- ues extraordinarily New York clearings exceeded lust year's by five per cent., at Chicago by seventeen and at all other points by fifteen. The in- crease in railroad earnings for February was about twelve per cent. It is diffi- cult at times to reconcile these proofs of large business with the expressions of disappointment so of ten heard, unless it is remembered that prices are low and the margin for profits very narrow. The weekly output of iron furnaces in blast March 1 was tons, against January 1 and a year ago. With a production exceeding that of a year ago more than twenty per cent., and already at the rate of tons yearly, the tone of the market has been weaker and prices have again declined. A reduction of in the price of Bir- mingham iron, so that iVts now offered in eastern markets fifty cents below similar iron from Pennsylvania, com- pels sellers to make concessions and causes a nervous feelmjr. Whether the break of ten cents in a week in the price of Tennessee coal and iron stock has any connection with this reduction in price can not be stated. Rails are quoted half a dollar lower and one lot is said to be for sale at S34. The demand for bar iron is better, but on the wbob there is as yet a lack of evidence that the country can consume all it is now producing and lower prices are appiehended. There is no set back as yet in the coif ton manufacture. Goods are in steady and fair demand, but obtainable return scanty profits with material at present cost. !No change appears in the wool and woolen trades. In boots and. shoes'buyers are numerous, and leather is steady with fair demand, but hides are quiet. More sales are noted of rub- ber goods, and the demand for building materials of all sorts continues large, with prices tending upward. Reports from other cities indicate some improvement in the volume of trade. At all points reporting any change in collections they are more sat- isfactory, and the western money mar- kets are all fairly supplied. Xew Association of Wool BOSTON. March The Commercial Bulletin announces the orjranization of a new association of wool manufacturers which will oppose the old National As- sociation- The new association will sist The oTtremc demands of the wool Sjtm- fifty inana facia re- sponded to the- call, every of woolen CQVBEBLAXO, Md., March iay moraine between aeven and elfht a huge rock rolled down lountain side and fell upon Weal Yirfinia Central railroad track in a oat fcetween and Blaiae. The work train with a orew of twelve men wat tfepatobed to apot   an agKregate amount of The Legislature in 1889 appropriated this amount, tat the act was declared unconstitutional on ground l hat less than two-thirds of the mem- bers of both houses voted In favor of the propo- and payment wag stopped. Mr. Taylor's bill seeks to pay the balance Mr. Nolan Intro- duced a bill to compel members to make an Itemized statement under oath of money actn- allp paid for traveling from their homes before drawing their mileage of twelve cents per mile, allowed under the statutes The object is to prevent members who ride on passes from drawing mileage Other bills introduced were To create a special road district of Pultney township and Bellaire City, Belmont County, for the purpose of improving roads; amending Sec- tion 4243 so that farmers shall out and destroy thistles and obnoxious weeds In ten In- of thirty days; amending Section 7186 that in counties having official stenographers they shall be admitted to the grand jury room; amending Section 2133 by giving cities of the second class power to appoint and employ a scavenger authorizing guardians with consent of probate court to lease mining lands ol for a period extending beyond the period of mi- nority of the The three joint resolutions to create commissions to Investigate the sys- tems of municipal government and report a uni- form law to the adjourned session were referred to the Finance Committee. Bills pasted: Au- thorizing the commissioners of Clermont Coun- ty to issue in bonds to meet deficiencies to authorize the board of education of West TTnity, Williams County, to Issue 11 in bonds to put new furnaces In school building; author- Iztng the trustees Of Thompson townshin, Qeauxa County, to transfer from the vault to the general fund. Adjourned. CONVICTS FATAL. "BATH. Penitentiary Inmate Falls Into a Tat Filled With Solphurte Acid. COLUMBUS, O., March At the pen- itentiary yesterday, Timothy Thomas, a colored man from Dayton, doing six years' time for shooting a man, was em- ployed in putting wire coils Into a huge vat filled with sulphuric acid. One of the heavy coils got away with him and he fell forward Into the vat, but fortu- nately before his entire body went inlie was caught by a fellow convict and pulled out. As it wae, he was horribly burned; his scalp aiid s.rs badly bnrned, wJhile his cheeks and lipa received -the corroding fluid. Jlia toft. rikoulder and arm, clear to the finger flbps, are like cooked meat. His right arm, from the finger ends to above the elbow, are m the same condition, while his breast and abdomen are crisped by the acid. He says that when he felt himself going he thought of his eyes, and closed them as tight as he could. When pulled out of the vat his partner immediately stripped him of all his clothing, and throwing some old gar- ments about him, took him to the hos- pital. His injuries are fatal. Criminal Pronounced Insane. March 15. James Wright WM adjudged insane by the probate court Friday and committed to the coun- ty jail while Judge White communicates with the authorities of Crawford County. Wright was a workhouse prisoner, hav- ing- been sentenced from Gallon for lar- ceny. While there he developed latent Insanity and Thursday attacked a fel- low prisoner with a file, nearly cracking SAX FBAXCISCO, March 15. officials on Thursday morning worth of opium that William Bourne was trying to smuggle to city. The inspector who was on near the Potrero saw a boat shoot denlj out of darknefts and vessel on which he wat stationed. officer hailed the boatman, who replied that he had coal, but refused to alongside.' The officer then but the boat disappeared. Search waa made and the boatman found. He aakl he had dumped the coal overboard, as feared arrest for stealing it. Search was and a log waa found near shore to which four sacks hung by ropes. The sacks contained! opium worth It is Bourne received the opium from a steamer, or else picked it up under a! wharf where smugglers had placed it for him. On the same day a fireman on a British Columbia steamer was caught with worth of opium under his ooat.' a AN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIR Further Fma of the KuftlUh Ship at An EufflUh Consul a Hand.' TACOMA, Wash., March 15. B. Alexander, vice consul of Port Town- sand, has arrived here to investigate unlawful seizure of the British ship- Craigend and the carrying away of her chronometer and compass by constables. After a long conference with Captain Hamilton, of the Craigend, and Alexan- der Bailie, the ship's agent Alex- ander left for Seattle to consult with United States District Judge Hanford. Alexander expressed the hope that the difficulty could be adjusted without, making it an international affair. Colonel W. H. Effinger, an attorney itt the case, is in Port Townsend consult- ing with United States Collector Brad- shaw and urging him to interfere, on the ground that there is now no United States District Court in the State. of Caianahaa Graal Central tsc rlv at O., March Zeigler's candy kitchen, next door to the Archer House, was totally destroyed by fire early Friday morning. The guests in the hotel were touted from their slum- bers, but a panic was averted by tho night porter going through thX) halls and assuring then that there as no danger. Loss on building ana stock insured. Swindler to Grief. KORWAT.K, O., March Francia, who victimized jeweler Downs, of Beilcvue. has been jailed here. He was identified by jeweler Upington, of this city, as the man who secured a watch of him Wednesday by a forged ord'T frytn master mechanic Latla. of Lake Shore shops. home is in Clyde. __________- STRIKE THREATENED. Grievances of Freight Conductors on Chicago Eastern Hull road May a Tie-up of the Xackrr Svntem. DAKVIIXE. 111., March 15 freight conductors and brakcmen on the Chicago Eastern railroad between Terre Haute and Chicago have cause for complaint in that their wages are less than are paid on any other portion of the Mackey sys- tem for the same amount of work. Wednesday a committee of three text Danville for Chicago and laid the griev- ance before the management of the road. They received no definite answer, but were assured their request would re- ceive considerate attention. It is claimed that if the company refuses to grant the- request the Danville Federation of Trade, which embraces all the employes of the road excepting engineers, will .j;   struck a broken rail Thursday three, miles from Scranton and the train was derailed with the exception of the engine and baggage car. Although the train was making thirty-five miles, an hour the engineer brought it to a stand-still before it bad gone TOO feet and not one of the eight coaches left the ties. It was a rough ride for passengers, but no one was hurt in the least. ______________ a Mania for HAVERim-t-, Mass., March Osgood, whose second disappearance- from St. Louis, leaving a wife and child, has caused much comment, formerly re- sided here. On May 7. 1SS1, be mysteri- ously disappeared. His row-boat waa found next morning with his coat in it, and his young wife and friends, after a long search, made up their minds that he bad been drowned. He moved in bestsocietv hereand a church mem- ber. "______________ Draf Xntes Killed Trala- VIRGINIA. Ill- March Hay. of this city, and a boj of Havana. boih cscapfd from and dornTjaiSTlataat dav and started for their boorcs. near a ssiall towa south of bv a train ram IcillM Hay aa-i IfaTaaa Ixrr. Court decided 'arc in The _r Teb' to N- Y-. March March at tb- FsV-s Of Mr. j WMt.aat-'t AIMK. K.KK- Sill It I I? 1 .ffi W W i   

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