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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               'HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. L NO. 87. SALEM. OHIO, SATURDAY, APRIL 12. 1890. TWO CENTS. Bullden in New Ic City. M Gain Ground IB rele with the ioyen. OMB Threaten to Walk at of Trouble on Mo- of tbe larg- er took place in this line was inaugurated rd of walking dele- sustain the House- nst the firm of Paul- signed an agreement ion rules and after- it- Upwards of housesmiths, plumb- imfttters, carpenters, laintera, varnishers, od-hoisting machine wiremen, tile-layers, jed to resume work 3 upon which work is sen  ut no conclusion was hn declaring that he sides of the question cis ton. HI., April rs and brakemen on lio is still unsettled Hark has arrived and ence with the men. n a siding and is said icnal. The men are will not accept any y demand standard ee cents per mile and ar for conductors, and and twenty cents per April em- dland railroad have rike. not for higher es due them for five ic men are quiet but authorities have been a receiver appointed wcil by a Cold "Wave. n., April a bulletin late last danger signal up at ncsota. Friday a si- be city, the mercury to eighty-four de- :ne time an intensely WH.T here. It has portion of Man- ia and Minnesota.. At a fall of forty-two :ind this wave is this arr is Cj- Trwtt. April POLITICAL DEBATES. Arpuueat Contested Kleettoa Caeca ta Both ot WABBIKOTOSC, April 12.-Yesterday Mr. Laeey, ot Iowa, called up the contested election eaMofWi. Wise, from the Richmond. Waddell, Republican contestant. Mr OFerrall, of Virginia, supported the resolu- tion of the minority committee which declares the seat vacant. After reviewing the ease he of the race Ques- the superiority of the Caucasian of denied this and n had frequently sat In the slature. or Mississippi and Mr. Ber- mfjvor of the con- remain so and the country mher have a Democratic thl4n to have M action on the case the P m tue night sea. of After the discussion of routine bns- ineas, conJlderation of the Montana election case was resumed and Mr Evarts spoke in fa- vor of the Republican claimants discussing the powers of the Terr.torial Canvassing Board, on which, he said, there were DO limitations im- posed by the in words Bv that he meant, he said, that its powers were unlimited. criticized the Governor of the State for placing a ]anitor-a Ceiberus-at the door of the court house Assembly to ad-nit only such persons as entitled to po in, thus making him, for the ocuis oa the judqo of -who were and who were not Uected a-, representatives. Jlr. Ony defended f i.- Governor of Montana irom this criticism and iisserted that the only direction given to the iin-tor the Governor was to admit CTone who claimed t be a member of the of Reprasentativcs. Mr. George, the action of the Silver Bow County cam asters in h-owing out the votes of Precinct Ko 3t. assened that there was not a Republican Senator who in the face of the American people would saj on his responsi- bility that the board hjul ;he right to do what it did. This was the first t-t p of the iniquity and without it no oth-r part of the iniquity could nave been transacted Mr Hawler, from the select committee on the quadro oeutenni il celebration reported back with amendments the House bJl forthe World's Fair at Chlcapo and siild th.it if anything was to be done iu the mattpr it snould be oone at once. He thought it would cot 1 ad to any se- rious debate and hoped to have it taken up and paased on Mondai After an executive session the Senate adjourned WOKLU'S FAtuTtlLL. The Senate Committee Wakeg Some Amendments to the Measure Pasted by the Hotue. WASHINGTON, April 12. -The Senate World's Fair committee agreed yester- day to report the World's Fair bill favorably with some amendments. The amendments include a change in the phrasing of the paragraph relating to the subscriptions. The bill now pro- Tides that the national commission shall determine that the subscriptions are bonafide. The amended bill provides that the national commission shall determine the responsibility of the sub- scribers to the guarantee fund. The committee adopted an amend- ment providing for a naval parade in Hampton Roads and New York harbor prior to the opening of the fair in May, 1893. The bill was amended also by the insertion of a proposition for the unveiling of a statue of Columbus at the capital, prior to the Exposition opening in 1893. FIKEBUG CAUGHT. An Incendiary Arrested and Very Strong Proofs of HU GaUt Found. NASHUA, N. H April For some time past there have been numerous at- tempts made to burn the extensive door, sash and blind factory of Gregg On several occasions the de- struction of the plant has been pre- vented by the timelj discovery of flames by the watchman. Friday morning the watchman found and extinguished a fire near a pile of lumber. Shortly after- ward John E. Hanscomb, an employe, was found in the yard and arrested. A strong odor of kerosene pervaded his clothes and a wad of cotton batting sat- urated with oil, and similar to a wad found where the fire was started, was found in his pocket. At Hanscomb's house a comforter was found from which the cotton batting had apparently been -cut, and bearing evidence that other pieces had been abstracted from it pre- viously. Ffanswmb has been employed by the company for a long time. Schaefer Defeats Cntton. CHICAGO. April 12. Jake Schaefer de- feated William Catton in the billiard tournament last 500 to 134 and can emerge from the series proper with no worse than a tie for first place. The iramc was exceedingly slow at the be- ginning. the Wizard scoring only 39 in the first dozen innings. Then he took a drink and cracked out so rapid- ly that bis opponent shivered. If Schacfer beats Slosson to-night he wins by a cU-an score, and in such an if Tves defeats Daly in the the "Jfapoleoa" secures second money third. Should Slowon aad Ivcs win. Srsi place will be a tic be- tween ixhacfcr. Slossoa and Regarding the in new Yet There Some Very Symptoms Which May tabot Tariff Changec a Setback la Iron Industry. NEW roRJt, April G. Dun A Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says: With larger tonnage in motion than it any previous year at the same season: a larger volume of currency in active circulation; larger payments through clearing houses by nearly ten per cent.; larger imports and exports and larger domestic production in agriculture, in iron and steel, leather and boot and manufacture, the country has en- tered upon the second quarter of the year with yreat hopefulness. Trade throughout the country seems gradually improving. Yet there are unfavorable symptoms which do not disappear, but grow more threatening. Several fail- ures with unpleasant features have dis- turbed confidence. The coal trade and the woolen manufacture do not improve. Winter wheat has sustained some in- jury from the unnatural season. Pro- posed tariff legislation causes uncer- tainty in many branches of trade, which is likely to increase with prolonged de- lay. The wars of railroads grow more threatening to investors At the same time labor disturbances begin to men- ace important industries. The iron industry has advanced too expected setback has be- gun. Tbe production for the quarter is estimated at tons, against last year, and stocks on hand are accumulating. Prices are lower. The business in bar iron is better, with no change in price; plates are moving at very satisfactory prices, and structural iron is not as active as makers wish. The threatened strikes in building trades will affect this branch. Coal is still stagnant The speculative markets have been more active, with a higher range of prices. The average of all prices for commodities is but a shade higher than a week ago, some manufactured prod- ucts having declined. Reports from other cities are more generally favor- able than usual. At tbe South, outside the direct effect of the flapds, trade is good and less time is asked than usual. The monetary situation does not threaten. The exports of products are falling off a little, while imports con- tinue large, so that in the absence of foreign purchases of securities, gold ex- ports may occur, but for some time to come the money market is likely to be well supplied. Interior markets are easier. Complaints of slow collections are less frequent GKAND KEVIEW Or Regular Troops and MUltla by Presi- dent Presentations. WASHJCSGTOX, April 12. President Harrison, accompanied by the members of his Cabinet and the delegates to the Pan-American conference, reviewed the regular troops and the District National Guard on the monument grounds yester- day afternoon. About soldiers passed before the President and the dis- tinguished party accompanying him. The weather was beautiful and many people were present as spectators. At ttie conclusion of the review the Pan-American delegates drove to the Arlington Hotel, where the ladies of the Silk Culture Association of Phila- delphia presented to each country rep- resented in the conference a beautiful flag, made from silk grown in the Cnited States. _______________ They Will Construct a Silver BUL WASHTXGTOJT, April ative Dingley. of Maine, chairman pro tern, of the Republican caucus of the House, has appointed a committee con- sisting of Messrs. Conger, of Iowa: Wickham, of Ohio: Walker, of Massa- chusetts: Carter, of Montana; Comstock. of Minnesota: Bartine. of Nevada: Knapp. of New York: McKinley, of Ohio: Cannon, of Illinois: Bayne. of Pennsyl- vania: McKenna, of California; Perkins, of Kansas: Henderson, of Iowa. Mc- Comas. of Maryland. The committee is to consult with a Senate caucus com- mittee in reference to adopting a silver bill that will with the approval of all factions in the report to the caucus on Monday night. the la.. The United States jjrand jirr brocjibt iadict- t K. E. Gr and K. S. Harris, of ibc Kaafc of oa baa c: hat NKW CASTI.E. lad.. April In Circuit Court Thursday Ilundy rirt-jallr held Scrtiotj U of now Australian law Sraxwi T. to l 'bj the auditor of a tie an- tic Mil MFRDEROUS Slag Goar4 Attacked by Hto FTOMK SDTG SLVO, N. Y., April At o'clock Friday afternoon deputy Connaughton, of the State prison, ww Leander See, one of the guards, crawl- ing down the stairs in the prison covered with blood, his clothing torn and hand tightly bound with rope. He had been assaulted by some ot the and an escape made from the prison. Keeper See had taken James Kelly and Michael Pwny, two convicts, to clean the old female prison, prior to locking the prisoners up for the night. As they entered the building Kelly saw August Clint, the only convict in the building, cleaning lamps. Kelly grabbed Clint and threw him into a cell and locked the door. Feeny grappled with the guard and a desperate struggle en- sued. Before See could draw his re- volver or an outcry he knocked down by a blow on the head with a hammer given by Kelly. Hia keys and revolver were taken from him and he was beaten into insensibility and bound hand and foot Kelly and Feeny then went to keeper Pier's room and donned two suits of Pier's clothing and going down-stairs unlocked a side door and made for the woods towards New York City. On recovering consciousness See man- aged to loosen the rope and crawl down- stairs. Warden Brush called out the reserve guard and armed with carbines they began the search for the escaped men. About dusk they came up with them several miles from the prison in the woods. They were ordered to throw up their hands, which they did, and were quickly handcuffed and taken back to the prison. The guard will receive the standing reward offered by the State of 850 for the recapture of each escaped prisoner. Keeper See, although badly injured, will recover. Feeny is serving a ten years sentence. Kelly served twenty years in Clinton prison and while there attempted to kill Keeper Gray. He is about forty-eight years ot age and has served more than, half his life in prison. CAPTURED AT ZAST. of a Defaulter and Forger After a Chaxe Over Halt the Continent. WiiratPEG, Man., April A Pinker- ton detective arrived here Thursday night with Rew Smith, a defaulter of the Corbin Banking Company, of New York, whom he arrested after an excit- ing chase over half the continent Smith left New York with a woman and went to Natchez, Miss., where he started a plantation, and after losing a lot of money failed. He then drew a number of drafts on the bank he represented the name of old customers and secured with which he fled. Detectives followed the couple from New Orleans New Mejcico, then to California, along the coasV to'Victofia, B. C., and across the straits to Van- couver, where Smith was arrested for bringing stolen money into Canada. He consented to return, but on arriving here showed a disposition to fight extra- iition proceedings. He was, however, induced to go as far as St Paul. Smith has only a small amount of money with him. _ AN EXPLOSION Of a Gasoline Stove In the De- struction of a Row of Tenement Houses Narrow From Death. KANSAS CITY, April Fire yester- day, caused by the explosion of a gaso- line stove in one of a row of a dozen small tenement houses at the corner of Twentieth and Penn streets, destroyed six of them. The wind was blowing furiously at the lime and the flames spread with such rapidity that many of the tenants barely escaped with their lives. John Garvin jumped from a second-story window and sustained severe infuries. The three small chil- dren of Mrs. Harmon, whom their mother had locked in the house when she went marketing, were rescued by the firemen from a second-story window. There were mn.ny other narrow escapes. The loss Items of Interest Collected in Ohio Fields. LEGISLATIVE EVENTS. Two ami Batlnwd Fan BUI Strait, April The Senate spent almost th< entire mordlng la dlftcngaing Senator two cent railroad passenger fare MIL Such i feelinK arainst eo Rreat a reduction in fares had developed in the Senate that the author con aented to a compromise amendment of tbe bill making tbe regular fare 8S4 cents a mile and it that form the bin went before the Senate. Tin reading of the bill was the signal for a bard fight. Mr. Nichols offered an amendment, whlcl was adopted, providing that the should not apply to railroads of less tban twelve miles it length. On Mr. motion the bill changed so as to go Into effect September 1 next. The b'll was then passed by a vote of 94 to 3. Messrs Cleveland, Massie and Richards voted against tbe bill, and Messrs. Alexander, Oole. Gaumer. Oren, Paulson, Reed, Shaw. Stephens and Wilson were recorded as not vot ing. Bills ware introduced as follows Provid- ing for the reissuing of lost or destroyed cer tiflcates of stock; empowering tbe boards ol election In Cleveland and Cincinnati to appoint their own and clerks; making the widow of a man dying without lawful issue sole heir to his personal estate Bills passed as fol- lows Authorizing the commissioners of Gallia County to levy a tax to pay the expenses of the celebration at Gallipolis of the centennial anni- versary of the settlement of the Northwest Territory; authorizing the commissioners of Mahoning County to construct a bridge over the M atoning river; to provide that the personal property of banks shall be listed as other per- sonal property: to prevent supervisors from working out the rood tax of others; to make members of the General Assembly InelifrtMe to appointment trustees of State benevolent, penal or reformatory institutions. Adjourned joint resolution offered by Mr Bense and adopted appropriates 13.000 to construct an adpitlonal irallery and a reception room for tbe House. Bills introduced: Amending the com- pulsory education law so as to give justices of the peace jurisdiction in truant cases; to aban- dos the Miami and Erie canal In Cincinnati and give the property to the city; to provide that trainmen shall not go on duty after being em- ployed for twenty four consecutive hours with- out eight hours' rest; allowing petitioners for a road to take an appeal to the probate court; making the first Monday la September a legal holiday, to be known as Labor Day: providing that in the absence of a contract eight hours constitute a duy'swork; authorizing the Governor to make a deed for Innds 
                            

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