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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. NO. 110. SALEM. OHIO, FRIDAY. MAY 9. 1890. TWO CENTS. lenango County, to Death IB of the Flames. ttcc Badly Burned An O1U Wo- the Fire. May 9. A fire at T in the Chenangc it Preston, a few destroyed that in- of the inmates lost started shortly be- insane ward of the d rapidly. All the with patients and a nd panic followed. i-ete lost is miracu- and a large barn estroyed, together The losses will ag- there is an in- as one of the oldest ward of the poor- she has been an in- clung with obsti- Id clay pipe which ut a year ago. She ,t o'clock Wed- the night keepei trard on a tour of In- ig was all right and only person awake. shrill scream was light shone out of ward in the right eepers reached the id old Deborah Dib- re floor, wrapped in ler poor idiots ran escape the flames, the bed clothing ie few bits of furni at heat and so rapidly that the keepers etreat to save them- ,he idiots, babbling with the keepers, as they went All 568, and messengers Lunatics were re- ;rent Wards as Soon jether there were was feared that if the more tractable 1 be a general stam- r of the violent ones, ctly for the woods ward they could be I yelling in the ad- e dead so far discov- Is, Sarah Gallagher., i Grey. Bene- a. Mary Ann Dibble, elia Atwood. Two he institution were i. en to the saving o ivnd keepers workec le poor wretches out to escape, some of idlr burned. Those all saved with- portion of the build i o ved from the wing .arted. About two becran to crumble i fury of the fire. I it for the nurses anc larcHy knew what to turn until finally d their heusos anc retard for the imbe- of the two little own wide open am quarters arranged. were so bad? II to the -ground as cl a place of safety >iilerable number o .be woods. Most o laJ been kept in the t on account of the their maSAdies, anc for thorn to be a f the sheriff is scour trv in search of the the sereu who were id five nVUes away uslvbefott they al- o bf reiakrn. CONGR KSS tOSAL. farUT Itehate Coutmued In Hevae- ProeeediiiKA la Die Senate. WASHJDCGTOJC. May the reading o the journal yes-.er.iay the House went into Com mittee o; the Whole on the tariff bill, hit Doekerj, of Missouri, said taatthe present m VtMof taxation (111 not restrict the revenue ti the needs of lie Gore -nmeat Shown by UK surplus la tbe treasury. In the last eampaigi the Republican pa-ty had claimed that UM fanners wou'd be beneatied by protection. Yet, after the Republican victory the depression It agriculture was greater than ever. Mr. Doekerj Bjade an argument in favor ol Tree wool and s reduction of duty on maunfnctured products. Mr. Burrows, of Michigan, defended the wool and metal schedules He favored placing sngai on the free list and granting a bounty arguing taxpayers while the bounty would only amount to 300. Mr. McMUUa, of Tennessee, said that Mr. Burrows In declaring that It was a theory and not a condition which, confronts us seemed to put himself in antagonism with one of the greatest men of the country, in Michigan there were 47.000 mortgaged farms wh'da there were only 43.003 that wers not mortgaged. Waslh at a condition or a theory taa: confronted the gen- tleman at home-- Mr. Bayne, of Penasylvu iia regarded the tar- 1H question as settled ny the Hst election. The Issue had been clearly dniwn and the people had decided in favor of the Republican doctrine. Re- ferring to the agricultural degression he admit- ted tnat In some pans of the country the condi- tion of the farmers was bad, but foreign farmers were In a much ia >re deplorable condition Mr. Flower, of New York, said that the train- ers of this bill had misunderstood tbe demand that had forced them to offer a measure dealing with the income of tao Government That situ- ation was industrial stagnation and a plethoric treasury, due in a large measure to an unjust and unequal system of taxation. At the con elusion of Mr. Floners Speech, which wai greeted -with applause, the committee rose and the Bouse took a recess. At the night session the debate waa continued and the McKmley bill IMS supported by Messrs. Simonds, Kinsey and Stockbrldge, and op uuu JLVIM.vi BUU v ____ by Messrs. Cooper. Pierce, Brookshire, fenloe and Stewart ol Arkansas. Senate took up House bill pro- Tiding for the classifUitum of wonted cloths, debated at length. while Mr. Faulkner waa speaking the presiding oTScsr announced that the Worsted bill would now KO over and the Sil- ver bill was before the Semite as "unfinished business." Various, propositions were made on tooth sides of the chamber as to tbe order of business, and Bnally it azreed that the Sil- ver bill should go overt.U Monday next and should thru come up and be continued as "the nnonlsard bus ness" until anally disposed of; that the bills for the admission of Wyoming and Idaho as States should not be taken up until final action on the S Iver bill in had. After the arrangement was arrived at the discussion of the Worsted bill was resumed and was participated in by S -nators Faulkner, Gor- man, Cray and Aldncb. At the close of the dis- cussion a number of amendments were roted on and rejected and the b 11 finally passed as it was 32, nays 20 The Pens on Appropriation bill (appropriat ing taken up and Mr. Sherman and Mr. Washburn offered amendments to In crease the number of pension agents. No quo- rum voting, the Senate adjourned. GUILTY OP POISONING. Tandergrtft Convicted of Attempting to Murder Her Son. MOUNT HOLLY, N. J., May closing argument in the Vandergrif! poisoning case was made Wednesday. Prosecutor Budd gave..a Jcareful review of the evidence and made a strong case against the defendant. Charles El Hen- dickson, for the defense, talked for two hours on the weakness of the and the innocence of his client, while the latter wept copiously. A bulky, mysterious box waa removed from Mrs. Vandergrift's house Wednes- day night. It is thought that it contains silverware and valuables and was re- moved because she, fearing a verdict o: guilty, desired to put it out of the way of her creditors. The jury returned a verdict yesterday morning finding the defendant "guilt; as indicted." The verdict was a sur prise, as most people were looking for acquittal   honors to that prompted by a Af- fcii-f to rrfiw.t snoa the who Mai. t liberal jwwcr and TUEY WANT BOODLE. Kcvtre mm Old Ma C. Aeddeat by Which a Number of Were Thrown Into the Ohio Hirer and Oae Man Wa> Drowned. W. Va., May Achitect E. W. Wells was drowned and a dozen others had very narrow escapes from the same fate Wednesday afternoon. About five o'clock the ball game ended and the people in attendance nocked down Front street on the island to the land- ing of tbe naphtha yacht, to be trans- ported to the city. Sixteen passengers, two of them ladies, crowded into the yacht Gertrude and started across the river. When three-fourths of the way over a lady's dress caught in a pulley block through which a tiller rope ran and the yacht became unmanageable and upset. W. Wells and David of the Wheeling Mining and Manufacturing Company; William English, secretary of the base ball association, andJWilliam Mbtnvnghlin, a business man, were swept under the yacht The three last named were rescued in an unconscious condition, but were resnscitated. Archi- tect Wells was drowned. The other occupants of the yacht were rescued. Terrllrte'lUUroad Accident. May Just as a Atchison, Topeka Santa Fe railroad was crossing a small bridge a few miles east of this place Wednesday evening the engine boiler exploded. John Mack, the en- gineer, was crushed and scalded to death. The fireman was crushed and mangled. His recovery is doubtful. The force of the explosion destroyed the bridge and sixteen cars of cattle were thrown in the creek, fifteen feet below. _ Train Ov.ir an iCnhanlcmcnt. DEXTER, Col., May 9. A north-bound freight on the Denver Rio Grande took the siding for the San .Tn.in express at Fountain Wednesday and left the switch open. Tbe train came along and was thrown from the rails down a fourteen-foot enbankment. Tbe engineer but the fireman was pinned under the wreck and killed. The mail clerks, express messengers, baggageman and were all more or less injured, but none fatally. Conl Famine h.v PEOJUA. 111.. May 9. It is now over a week since any coal has been taken from any of tho various mines near Peoria and local dealers now demand twenty cents a bushel, an increase of fourteen cents in one If a. settle- ment is not made with the miners many of the big factories will shut down for lack of fuel. The men have been of- fered the Columbus scale, but await the arrival of their leader. y Rnbbert. TUEXTOT. N. J.. May The body of Edward AVorthinjfton, a Morrisviile. I'a., irrocer who disappeared April hni been found in the Delaware near TuiJv- toirn. with ib? badly Worth- hid a cawint of with him mbfn last seen Iry there was TIQ rnoacy found on the bodv. LITTLE 1TI Telling of in Our Own State. MONOPOLY ATTACK' Begins Milt FmTeat Oil Company Do. Btulfiew In Oklo. COLTMBCS, O., May Gen- eral Watson, on behalf of the State, be- gmn in the Supreme Court yesterday a law suit which will probably attract more attention than any other ever filed in Ohio. It is against the Standard Oil Company, and its object is to prevent that company from doing business in Ohio. The petition sets forth that the company was incorporated under Ohio laws February 10, 1879, with a capital of to manufacture petroleum and deal in it and its products, with principal offices at Cleveland; that on two subsequent occasions its capital stock was increased, until in 1SS3 it was Up to that time it had pur- sued the legitimate objects of its incor- poration, but it was then merged with other concerns into a trust, the object of which waa to control the production and the price of petroleum in the United States. The parties to the trust, as set forth in the petition, are divided into three classes: First, corporations; second, in- dividuals; third, portions of corporations and partnerships. The parties to the agreement elected nine trustees, to whom they conveyed all their interests and property, real and personal. The trustees assumed control and manage- ment of the entire interests of the trust It is claimed, on the part of the State, that, by entering into this trust agree- ment, the Standard Oil Company sur- rendered its property to the nine trus- and was a party to the formation of a trust which is injurious to trade and commerce. The petition is a very long one, but stripped of its legal verbiage is as fol- lows: That by entering into the trust agreement with other corporations the Standard Oil Company vested all its property in the board of trustees of the trust, and thus annulled the corporate rights conferred upon it by the State of Ohio. Attorney General Watson says he was not instigated to bring the suit by any other oil dealers. THEY ELOPED. The Dang-hter of Kx-Sergeant-at-Anns Marrtm a of Governor wedding; ifiVolving- two families or na- tional reputation, occurred atj Dayton, Ky., opposite Cincinnati, at midnight Wednesday. William E. Bundy, nephew of ex-Governor Foraker, eloped with and married Mias Eva Leedom, the pretty eighteen-year-old daughter of Hon. John P. Leedom, ex-sergeant-at arms of the United States House of Rep- resentatives. It happens that Leedom was In the city in blissful ignorance of the fact that his daughter had just changed her narao. The groom is the clerk of the Cincinnati Election Board and is Colonel of the Sons of Veterans of Ohio. He comes of an old-time Re- publican family, while bis wife's rela- tions are all Democrats. High School Oratorical Content. May an oratorical contest held in the Opera House Wed- nesdav night, botween tbe students of -the high schools of Fremont, Bellevue, Norwalk, Plymouth, Suelby and Well- ington, Carl, son of Major Williams, of Wellington, took ftrs.t prize, and Howard Seltzer, of Shelby, -wond prize in dec- lamation, and Miss 'Irace Carpenter, ot Bellevue, first oriz-j, and Miss Lottie Tyler, of Fremont, second prize in reci- tation. The Opera Douse was filled with an appreciative audience of friends of tbe contestants, who thoroughly enjoyed the rare treat afforded them. The ex- ercisss wore of a very high character. tasTnv. May Dolaa and rear." iwnr criminal ari. Iv-iiti e- lav-d was Slav- jcidoa. O.. May evidences of crookedness on the part Of Fred Xeisrbur.rb, late secretary of the Colntobus ball club and cashier and for F. R. Lazarus Co.. arecotninz to light daily, and the firm now places ih.-'ir that of the ball club at ?IO.OW. Newbnrrh s where- not known, aor b .vo any ef- forts been ma.lr> to find him. Should be rrtarn to the Stato Lazarus will cutc him. and not fully drcided thcr or not to ma'to aa to S Litn bacV. CONSPHtACYIX PUISO9. _ at a Plot tu derera at Or. Cronin Now Condoed Corrnyt OMctata IMeehmrced. JOLIET, HI., May A sensation was unearthed in the penitentiary Wednes- day. The officers became aware that a conspiracy was being hatched and ght into the office convicts Burke, Schell, who is an ex-polieemau of Chica- go; Kdvanaugh and Meyers, alias Mul- dooa. four were stripped and on :ach was found   ner of the house. Lamont fired directly at Leach, tbe shot takinpr effect in the latter's left breast. Leach walked a short distance and dropped dead. Leach was fifty years old and leaves a widow and child. Lamont is locked up. ffl O.. Mar Kichard r. mm in died at ia towa- iV- ac" Jrun nn-l Steel May 9. The statisti- cal repor of the American Iron and Steel Association for IS'it) shows that the year was a prosperous one for iron and steel manufncwrps 01 both sides of the Atlantic, and the world's production was larger tnan in any former year. The present year has also opened favorably, so far as prices are concerned. Con- sumption is still very active. The United States now produces twenty-sir per cent of all the iron ore mined, twen- ty-six per cent, of all the coal, thirty cent, of all the pig iron and tbirty- two per cent, of all tbe steel that is manufactured. at Onf. ELIZABETH. TC. .T.. Mar 9. The ruins of the b-jrned Singer sewing machine factory ai Elizabctbrwi cooled off yea- tcrday sufficiently to allow the laborers to the debris. The company In- tend to lh2 work of rcbuild- t and hare the satire world aia 3.1 sompanr cwplor at least two- by prompt- ly s? a vmTKcary which liavc trust, it has aad-T the laws C atiJ -an -ra'-'nr j StMt 'r _ Xmr s ttf- ,i-   

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