Monday, April 28, 1890

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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1890, Salem, Ohio SALEM. APRIL 28. TWO CENTS. to ftrtend to Aceeae to kUoa In Montreal. -The Boss Carpen- the committee from ocil failed in jttlemeht witti the meeting Satur- ill be continued ih- tie master carpen- 3 from tbe new boss >n held a brief con- ectors of the old itt- aociation" absoluter with the cottmjfc ssociation "and the .Then began the Carpenters' CounciL a stormy one and isiderable. disorder the red that the aasoci- icognize the union, sarried with a una- Lnous and the Car- vowing that tbe ided into all trades, carpenters are coa- pentezs' association tween four and five and the proposi- red by the counciL of the (Carpenters iatibn, says: right to employ we will never coi- t of the union on i our business, fix iugh whom we must jr-ery time we want of tbe nid: "We can: not f the employers to i non-union men." f house men, by a ided at a meeting 0 go out on strike squst for an elghfr- ed with. jril a meet- turday night dele- ,900 union carpen- this city of about Resolutions were smselves "severally laintain the demand 1 an hour, and in- nt of that sum on official action, taken is an organization, ing master carpen- n Saturday served is own men, asking thirty to thirty- >r nine hours' work, prominent builders t they believed a e effected by which ven an increase of ir, instead of five, iminent in the move- cted a compromise, would insist upon ed for being paid. from nye and the Broth- :rs and Joiners met on demands of the y cents an hour and The builders agreed but declined to s did not satisfy the conference, ended ih sides seem deter- il gigantic a took place favor of eipit- and WOBST FLOOD tt YJBAB8. tn. April most knowm la of Texas is how gMptu TriAity. great raia oo Krldjay raised every tributary of it far out of ite baaks. Saturday it rose rap- idly, aad Suaday morning pawed biffbest water mtA in fifty yean. la front of this oitj It two miles wide, extending to tto foot of Flanders Heights west itod to Oak Cliff south of the city.. On tbe north all residences from a hundred yards beyond Coohrane street are "submerged, some to the sec- ond floor and others to the attic. No one has been seported drowned. All of Sat- urday night'and all day Sunday they were moving to higher ground. Back' water extends far up to the north side of .the city, whilst on the south many houses are submerged. On the south and in front of the city there is one vast ocean thirty and forty feet deep, and it is still rising and will so oontinue until; at Tuesday. Its like has never been seen. Trains on all 'the the Texas Pacific, the Missouri Pacific; Fe and the Greenville, .were not running west, north or south of the city Sunday. Washouts are reported all along their lines, but the'worst are immediately around' the city. Gangs of men are watching the bridges over the Trinity river and keeping oft the drift The crest of the waves lacks six feet of the flooring of the bridges in the city. News from the surrounding country is bad. Small bridges have been destroyed by the deluge; indeed, few are left. FIRE, GAS AND OEATff. Fhree Men Ferltii (u the No lions of Burning Mine. HANCOCK, Mich., April three o'clock Sunday morning flames were dis- eovereM bursting from shaft No. 3 of the They were partially ektiriguishe'd and Joseph Herbert, John Thomas, John Rbwe and Thomas Bell volunteered to go through the .smoke that'filled the'cutting in search of John Williams, a .pump boy. Bell was the last man to go down. As be reached the ladder he yelled to the others: "Come back, the gas down there is too thick." There, was no answer and it was evident that the thi-ee miners had been suffo- cated. Tying a scarf about his head, John Pentecost went down alone through the gas that extinguished his lamp. He found Tbomas with his cloth- ing burned off and his legs frightfully roasted. Rowe was dead and Herbert nearly so, but will probably recover. Thomas will die. The fire in., the lower tba die out until in the afternoon, when Williams' body was .found SCO feet from tho surface, ap- parently drowned by the floods of water that were poured in. The fire is sup- :posed to have been caused by the boys entering a gas pocket with a lighted candle, although there are suspicions of incendiarism. >NBM Stem Bfarlkm Stum Hard and Urfe M Roeki Site ifewm OB the City. BIG BBIBBBT FUND. HONORED THEIR LEADERS. ttrtat by April city waj Tisited Sunday afternoon about fail o'clock by hail of a size and destructlvw power never before seen, in this city. The bail was not like the snow-coated, hail of commerce, but was plain, bard ice froten through and through, clear as crystal sad solid as a rock. It weni through thick panes of glass as if they were-tissue paper, and the' amount oi damage done by it can only be figured up the broken panes counted the glass-setters' bills are Tne losses will run up into the yTfce hail stones were like rocks, some of them ragged and sharp on the edges as steel blades. Hens' eggs were nothing to them in size. Many of them were .as large as a man's fist, and as they came down they sounded like so many cannon balls falling on the help- less earth. The storm came .from the west, was local in its character, and swept to the east with a rattle like heavy musketry, frightening people out of their wits, making some of the superstitious think that the day of judgment had come, and hitting those who were on the streets many hard knocks and driving them into places of shelter. All orer the city the damage was heavy, particularly in the way of broken glass. No glass that met the full force of the hail was strong enough to stand the force of the cobble- stone-like blocks that came out of the sky. Charles street windows looked as if they had been on the battlefield, and in the houses on Mount Vernbn Place the damage was Tery considerable and the alarm anttSuaL In the suburbs the rain, wind'and hail did even more se- vere damage thin in the "city. Walls were swept down, houses unroofed and the amount of glass smashed and other damage done was almost incalculable. SAVED MANY LIVES. SAFE IS PORT. SurrlTOM of a Wreck tanded In New Tork After Thrilling Experience. NEW TOHK, April steamship Ceres, plying between New York and Haytien ports, has arrived here with seven of the passengers and crew of the wrecked steamship Italia, who were picked up in the last stages of exhaus- tion on the morninsr of April 17 between Fortune Island and Bird Rock. They were without food and waver and had had nothing to eat for twenty-four hours when picked op. The passengers were Mr. and Mrs. Humphreys, of Coluabcs. O. The other incaibcrs of the crew and passcnjftrs were landed at this port on April 35 froan Waiting Island, upon which Italia was wrecked. Tho party rocacd bad to the cbanre of pkVci op at Ma than wait on the island. C olness and Pluck uiaplared at Accident to the Hero of the Occasion. NKW YORK, April in the five- story flat house, No. 2560 Eighth ave- nue, early Sunday morning, caused a panic among the twelve families occu- pying the building, whose escape by the stairway was Ot-t off by the flames. Sc-melescaped .by- way-r-of --the --roof others became blockaded on a defective fire escape. Daniel Rossler, one of the latter, obtained a rope and lowered the women and children by it to tbe street. The men then climbed down the same way. Rossler was the last, and by this time the rope was worn away and broke, letting Rossler fall to the pavement, but he was not badly hurt. But for his coolness and presence of mind several lives might have been lost. The build- ing was damaged to the extent of 000. Xeetioc of EaKlneeri. OSTVECO, N. Y-, Apri1 Invaded Sunday by 500 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, who came by special train from all points between Boston and Chicago for the purpose of holding a social meeting. Several notables of order were among them, including Grand Chief Arthur. The visitors were entertained by Division No. 154 of this city. A secret meeting was held in the forenoon and 2.000 people attended a public afternoon neoting. Patrick FennelL kr.own as "Snandy the poet of the or- der, presided. Speeches were made by Chief Arthur. Colonel T. B. Whiic Hon. C- X. TOM, April The Bteto ateOaJMilllui <M attw nraned toiiiilpillm Patrick H. a ol Biehurd Ckoofctfi who claims to been Mt 6t MwUunuit te Ontrml Park by Gnutt and Dtafc Crocker, tMtiltod ihas bad parohAMd the good will from Dick Crocker and Cornelius Conk- Itkg JifflSoS for He furtber stated ttat in 1S84 Crocker showed him flW.OW which was to be used to get Hugh Orant's confirmation as Superin- tendeit of Public Works by the Board of Aldermon. Crocker had said that and bMft raised by Tammany Hall. He bad Mlard that Grant, while sheriff, gave jplck Crocker and his daughter to purchase Dick Crocker's house. :i The witness said that since Crocker left for Germany; Leisterholme, Mayor private secretary, had cone to Mrs. Onicker's and offered her a large sum of Jtnoney to go to Europe. He had also ollered the family physician, Dr. BeektriVn, his expenses and what his practice would amount to if he would go too. Crocker and the physician had given blm the information. He became MtranjM. from Grant in 1886 because he carried? ftories to Dick Crocker about wit- ness wbich were not true: Mayor Grant said that the statements made by McCann before the committee were false and without any foundation whatever. Land Orant Forfeiture, Silver and Service to be by Con- We k. April The Senate during tbe coming week will dispose of the Grant Forfeiture bill, the Pen- sion Appropriation bill, and possibly the Customs Administration bill, known as the McKinley bill. The Land Grant Forfeiture. bill remains. the unfinished business on the calendar, and the inten- tion iirtp take it up immediately at the concliosion of the morning business to- day and proceed with its discussion un- til it Is disposed of. The Appropriations Committee will attempt to sandwich the Pension bill in between this measure and the McKinley bilL It is the intention of the Republican leaders of the House to force the silver question to a conclusion, so far as the House is concerned, during tbe week. The oiMnpromise silver bill will be the measure brought forward and two days will he given to its discussion, voting on -take place itemeaiately at the" conclusion of the debate- The Morriil Service Pension bill will be considered, probably on Tuesday, and pushed to a conclusion on that day. The bill was sanctioned by the Repub- lican caucus last Wednesday and the Republicans have pledged themselves to its support. One day in the week, probably Friday, will be set apart for the passage of public building bills. Monday will be devoted to matters con- cerning the District of Columbia. Mr. McKinley has stated that the tariff de- hate will not begin during the week, but he may bring forward the Dingley bill to increase the duty on worsted cloths. ATLUTTA, Ga., April of Confederate Since war took part la tbe memorial Saturday. General Joseph E. Jlhnston and General Kirby Smith and a number of other leading officers were conspicuous ia the proeeedlaffs. veterans took tbe outol Johnston's carriage and .dragged it through the streets. General Kirby Smith was in the same carriage and the two old heroes received a great ovation. In the afternoon Hon. J. C. Black, of Augusta, delivered the oration at the laying of the corner-stone for the Con- federate Veterans' Home. The veterans then marched in procession to Oakland Cemetery and decorated the graves ol the Confederate dead. WILL, PREVENT STRIKES. Jtomarkable Proposition bj the Company to JOLTET, 111., April C. Sterling, secretary of the Illinois Steel Company, of which company the Joliet rolling mill is a part, employing about men, addressed the employes Saturday night, submitting a proposition to them which is remarkable. The company will give to each man who stays one year one per cent, of his wages, and so on up to five years', when five per cent of his wages will be added to his pay, thus at the end of five years the com- pany will be giving these employes 000 a year. Men entering the company's employ July.1, 1889, are entitled to the benefit. The men received the propo- sition with unbounded Joy. This will settle all liklihood of strikes or quitting of work without giving notice. NERVE AND LUCK. Narrow of an Eatboulcr Wfco Beard the Mewige Aiklng for HIi Ar- rect. DKNVKB, Col., April W. H. Bald- win, agent of the Fe railroad at Lovelle, Kan., absconded Friday with belonging to the road. Through some means it became known to the offi- cials of the road in Topeka and they im- mediately telegraphed their agent here to have him arrested. Just before the message was received Baldwin entered the general offices of the Santa Fe and asked for employment as telegraph ope- rator. While he was in the office the message asking that the absconder be arrested began to come over the wire. Baldwin quickly detected the purport ol the message and, clearing the railing about the telegraph desk, made his es- cape. Four detectives are on his track. BASE BALL. A DayAmonc the Chafers' of the' NEAV YORK, April prevented all the games sheduled. for the National and Players' League on Saturday, ex- cept those at Boston, which resulted as follows: N. York 3, Boston 1. P. York 10, Boston 14. SUNDAY GAMES- AMERICAX ASSOCIATION. At 3, Ath- letics 5. At 3, Louisville innings. At 6, Brooklyn 5 inninffS. AtSt 1. St. Louis 14. LATEST NEWS ITEMS. Secretary Proctor has decided to aban- don Fort Bridger, Wyoming, as a mili- tary post The printer arrested at Plttefleld, .Mass., on suspicion of being the mur- derer of Mamie Murphy in New York. is not the man wanted. A dispatch from Philadelphia an- nounces the death there of Nelson P. Stratum, one o! tbe pioneers of Ameri- can watch making, aged seventy-one. A grave-digger has been sentenced to one mouth's imprisonment in Berlin for cutting the hair from tho heads of corpses and selling the same to dealers. The Senate has passed a bill approprK ating to carry out an agreev ment with the Sioux Indians of Dakota for the sale of a portion of their reservaV, tion. A proposal in course of preparation by Emperor William is to bo submitted to President Carnot looking toward a reconciliation of French and German an'-. tagonism. The International Prison Congresa opens at St Petersburg on the 15th.ot June. Three hundred delegates, repre- senting twenty-five nations, are ek- pected to attend. George Pfaff, twenty-tour years, one of the employes of the Unicorn silk mills at Cavasauqua, Pa., who was in- the fire at the mills few days ago, is dead. The Granite Association of Maine bas resolved that after May 1 may give their workmen the option working nine or ten hourt a day without an increase of pay. per houf. The Irish strikes have, paralysed traffic in some.towns, there-is much oonsequentdistreaa. Many, villages are entirely isolated and tbe in- habitants and shops are running short ot provisions. A genuine sensation has been cre- ated in England by the exposure of the Madras slave trade. In that province of India, which has for ipany years "been" under direct British administration, traffic in girls has bcon oa- as outrageous as in Constantinople. In this way native harems have .been plied, and even Europeans have not been guiltless.' Charged With Criminal Kixcsrrox. N. Y.. AprU Hooth. aged seventeen, an attractive girl, died at Highland, this county, on the 20th inst.. under suspicious circum- stances. Coroner Rion exhumed the body. A post-mortem examination re- vealed the fact that the girl had died froai tbe effects of malpractice and the jury rendered a verdict that it wag com- mitted at the residence of Sarab Booth, at wbo ac- to fact. Mm. Ikmtb and S. table of aro to be jailed. famous Re nblicKM I'ollUciim NEW YonK. April J. O'Jtrien. the noted Republican leader in tbe Eighth Assembly district, died Sunday at Coney Island, where he baa been 111 for some time past. Though Mr. O'llrien bad a power in local, and iadimct- ly ia State and national politics for many rears, the- only public office of consequence that be beld was that of Chief of tbe Unreal: of Eltrctioiu. He was a native of tbis city awl years ape. TBESTON. N. 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