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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. NO. 82. SALEM, OHIO, MONDAY. APRIL 7. 1890. TWO CENTS. noci mtutssioner of HIS Lims Pending in tiueiit. mat Cl >a During the Fast U 7. General of Pensions, has ig report to Secre- progress recently jlaims: On Decem- order requiring i of the claims should be made eh appeared to be aced upon what I aplete files." As jation cases list, and the ad- were required to h week in their sued a further or- lat claims would "completed flies" of the claimants an a proper state- g that the cases >8 the issuing of have, upon mo- i the "completed During the past these cases have there now remain "completed e rate of 450 per Lacing cases upon oquired that one lid be devoted by isions exclusively ditional evidence s a result of this ransaction of the we are now send- cases per ng over per actually handling month. ust ended, ere issued, being >rk ever performed these were ions. During the certificates were were originals, e office is now in every claim placed will be taken .hin the week fol- so placed upon the ow arranged in the ij the last of May, ion of every claim >n January 1, 1SOO, wed that is corn- advance made in Water Famine. an out- as a contract vrith rater supply, and s a similar con- water supply cut 'rice Hill, Walnut m. all within the t-d with water only There is not over IT in the city rcs- ips at :he water- Tbc iths has bwn no to rc- in Jail. April An an- District, FEDERATION OF TRAINMEN. of mra, aud Switchmen All Brottorhooda, ELMIBA, N. Y., April Three hun- dred delegates, representing the Broth- erhoods of Locomotive Engineers, Fire- men, Brakemen and Switchmen, gath- ered here Sunday and with a few mem- bers of the new Order of Railway Con- ductors discussed and adopted a scheme of federation between all the organiza- tions of trainmen in the United States. Delegates were present from Buffalo, Jersey City, York, Koboken and many places in Pennsylvania and Ohio. There were two secret meetings dur- ing the day and a public meeting was held in the opera house last night. A number of prominent delivered addresses. Grand Master Sargent, of the Firemen's Jiiotherhood: Grand Con- ductor Howard, of the Conductors'; Grand Master Wilkinson, of the Brake- men's Brothurhood, the well-known "Sandy" Maguire and other prominent railroad men spoke. They all declared that the federation would be in the in- terest of harmony and that the death note of strikes on railroads had been sounded. The is the federation under one head of all the different bodies, but each to retain its own organization. MURDEROUS ASSAULT. Several Persons One Fatally, bj Tiro Brothers Intent on Rushing Growler." NEW YORK, April 7. During a quar- rel at 82 Cherry street last night, caused by some of the occupants of the refusing to contribute money for "the which was being "rushed" by two notorious characters named Curtin, several persons were stabbed and one, John Sloan, an old 'longshoreman, will die from his in- juries. The Curtins had mala a general attack on the tenants, and Sloan with a club tried to drive them away. They wrested his club from him and beat him terribly and also stabbed him with a pen- knife. James Lawton, Sloan's son-in-law, was stabbed nine times while trying to de- fend the old man. Mrs. Sloan and Mary Driscoll were slightly stabbed. The Curtin brothers were captured by officers after a long chase over the roofs. Sloan is dying at tUe hospital and Lawton is very low. TO BE EVICTED. Tenants of a Mining Company Will be Kjected from Their Homes. ra., April 7. The Union Improvement Company (the Ebervale Coal Company) has issued nine writs of ejectment against tenants occu- pying their property at Ebervale. The writs are based upon a cast iron lease, in T.vhich the tenant in each case agrees to quit the premises whenever requested to do so by the company, without further notice. In order to enforce this agree- ment tenants have been compelled to sign a contract authorizing any lawyer in Luzerne County to confess judgment in ejectment against them. The writs were placed in the hands of the sheriff here and it is likely that nine fami- lies will soon be homeless. This action is similar to that taken by Wentz Co. two years ago, which action aroused such strong indignation that the com- pany was compelled to recall their writs of ejectment KAI.TIMOKE. April 7. legislative authorized to investigate the accounts of StaK- Treasurer Archer work in 'hi-scity Satar- day. C. C Schriver. lh- savings bank, swore posi- tively lhal the first transaction was madv Archer in the ile- ivaiHinp. wherein Jstav- fte-cur- 5n a vault, and tbat IB that O 1 tit- S.iiux 1'allk asd actr known iw .l ra TO com Higher Floods JExpectod in Louisiana Lowlauda. Bad State of Affairs Which Calls for Aid to People Affected Thereby. Submerged ajMl Wanhed Into the Sof- from Banker and BATOU SABA, La., April Kingsman, United States engineer in charge of this levee district, warns the people to look out for at least eighteen inches higher water. He has been in- specting the levees between here and New Orleans. He reports the Pointe Coupee front iu good condition, except at the Preston place opposite here, and materials for strengthening the levee have arrived there. Morgan's levee, which protects a large part of Southwest Louisiana, is being strengthened and carefully guarded. ARKANSAS CITY, Ark., April cre- vasse in Boggy Bayou levee caused the water inside the levee here to rise slowly yesterday. Captain Tollinger was in- formed in the morning that the Red Fork people had cut the levee and that the break was sixty feet wide. He starts at once with men and material to close it The Boggy Bayou levee is a very important one for this section. GREENVILLE, Miss., April crevasse at Catfish Point was feet wide and increasing at last reports. The water from there has reached Green- ville and is flooding the first floors of buildings. Parties arriving here by skiffs Greenwood report a aad condition of affairs in the Sunflower lowlands. Plan- tations are submerged and buildings are being washed away into the swamps. The colored people are huddled upon the levees, hungry, cold and shelterless. Many are likely to die of exposure if aid is not received. Tents, food and clothing are greatly needed. The Government boats are doing what they can, but can not cover the entire field. While a colored man with three women in a skiff were fleeing from the approaching flood in the eoun- try on the Georgia railroad the skiff commenced to leak, and before any as- sistance could be rendered them the whole party went down. The man had a narrow escape, but the three women were drowned. A NEW TKUNK Distance Rail Between Pittsburgh and to Shortened Fifty-two -_ UKK. Ajiril 7. -Tiif tios m'.n "V- M'T'T'-C in O., April 7. The Pittsburg Western railroad, which extends to Akron, has purchased the Toledo Del- phos narrow gauge road, which is fin- ished from Carey to Delphos. The track will be made standard guage and ex- tended to Chicago. It is proposed to build from Plymouth to Findlay and then purchase the American Midland system, now in operation between this city and Ottawa, and which is graded as far west as Fort "Wayne. Then, by buiiding a short distance, make a great trunk line between Pittsburg- and Chi- cago. fifty-two miles shorter than any route now connecting these two cities. This new liae is known as the "Carnegie road." _ Violent NKW YOUK. April 7. Passt-ngcr-s who from tbc northern part of the ?tatc yesterday the rain storta Saturday as most sprt-w in man In- had avvr-r sacb a rain tropics, whrrt- he had train on which a vat.
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