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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               THE SALEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. II. NO. 228. SALEM. OHIO, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. 1890. TWO CENTS. Bloodshed at the Trial of O'Brien and Dillon. Friends of the Prisoners Clubbed by the Police, Many Keinf Badly lojured. Nationalist of Parlia- ment AUo SufTar From the Brutality of the Constabulary. Sept large number 0{ members of tho Irish Nationalist were ia attendance yesterday upon the trial of Messrs. O'Brien and Dillon at Tipperary. The court room was crowded to its utmost capacity. Thou- sands of of and sympathizers the :o Tipper.iry Thursday morning, carry- ia sbillalahs. Just before the hour for calling tho cases the crowd outside the court house bad grown to prodigious proportions and the police were called upon to prevent the entrance to the buiidinirof any except those especially in tho proceedings. In car- out those instructions the police charged upon the crowd, using their batons freely. For at least five minutes there was a regular stand-up fight be- tween tne crowd and police. Finally the crowd gave way and the police suc- ceeded in maintaining a clear space in front of tbe court house. Mr. William O'Brien first refused bo enter the building unless the general public was freeiy admitted, but he finally went in, bitterly complaining of the brutality of the police. One officer in the rush struck Commoner Harring- ton, severely wounding him. Another struck Mr. Halifax, who caused a sensa- tion by appearing in court bleeding freely from a scale wound, the blood running-down over his face a-.d neck aad saturating the collar of his coat One man was struck in the face by a po- liceman's baton and had his teeth forced down his throat Several persons were so badly injured in tho meloe that they were obliged to call surgical aid. John Morleyentered the court greatly agitated .and appealed to the bench to prevent such brutal and wanton baton- Mr. Morley and Mr. Dillon ap- pealed to Colonel Caddell to allow the public free ingress. This was peremp- torily refused, but ultimately the doors were thrown open and the public al- lowed to enter. Mr. Dillon objected to Mr. Shannon as prosecuting attorney, asserting that he had personally en- countered him at Casbel, when he (Mr. Dillon) had been grossly Insulted. Mr. O'Brien said that the last time he saw Mr. Shannon he was at the head of the police batoning the people. Shannon had already tried him three times, and hisbeincr put in charge of the prosecu- tion of the present case was an indecent Insult. Mr. Ronan, counsel for the crown, was permitted by the court to slightly alter the charges upon which the de- fendants were taken into custody, amidst strenuous protests from the prisoners' counsel that such alteration at this stage of the case was illegal. After the protests had been entered the oourt permitted the introduction of gen- eral evidence to form a conspiracy in which Messrs. O'Brien and Dillon were implicated previous to the dates on which tho warrants wpre issued, and ruled out all evidence with regard to the individual acts of tbe defendants previous to the issuance of tho warrants. Striking Telegraph Operators Return to Work. TF.KKE HAUTE, Sept Tho strike of telegraph operators on the Mackey lines is over for the present. President Hopkins, of the operators' organization, yestorday telegraphed to the operators along the system to return to work ponding a conference to be held with General Manager Saul, at Evansville within a week. The strike was caused by the discharge of Operator W. D. Sears and the refusal of the company to reinstate him and to grant a fifteen per cent, increase in salaries. Bridge Company Flnanclatlr Cmbarragnecl Sept Financial cir- cles here are uneasy over the embar- rassment of tho Iron City bridge works. An attachment to theatnount of a J. Schultz, owner of the bridge works, was served yesterday upon f-'ae Howard Plate Glass Company by W. P- Rodgers, representing the Oliver Iron Steel Company. The Iron City Bridge Company had built some largo structures for the glass company there is still a balance due on the Contract and upon this the attachment laid. _ Snlclded HU Deal Bodf. Sept. 33. John Sew, tViriy-STo rears of are. committed sui- ctte yesterday. His wife died on Mon- day and arrangements -were in progress to aer to-day. New entered the -where his wife's corpse lay in a-3 and raised the lid to look at her as- -x-as heard to sob violently. Snd- itslv shot beard and the inmates tf fcoase rosaed into '.bo roosi New stretched on the Soor ia tie of deaib. PINgEBTONS REBUKED. The Notorious Called Down bi Judge Grieitb, of Troy. X. Wreckers' Trial Postponed. TBOY, N. Y., Sept. Caia John Reed and Arthur Buett. tho al- leged train wreckers, were brought into the Court of Sessions before Grif- fith, yesterday in tho absence o! other counsel, Assistant District At- torney McManus appeared for them and made a strong plea to havo tr-.eir cases put over tbe term, on tho ground that no time or opportunity had been given to procure witnesses. Tho court said that all the witnesses had been sub- penaed by the sheriff's S.-JL-! tli.it the excuse was insufficient. The court directed that the trials proceed and tbat an extra panel of forty jurors be drawn. Mr. McManus asked for and was granted a separate iriai for Buett. The court advised all the possi- ble and R. A. Parmenter, associated with the prosecution, said that upon further consideration the people had concluded net to move tho trial at this term of court. Bob P.nkorton and Do- toctire Humphrey were court and re- mained until the.- court complimented the grand jury oa the intelligent and fearless manner which they had handled the train wrecking inquiry. Then tho detectives quietly made their escape, significant jrlances following them. It was understood by all that the court had rebuked Pinkerton for his public denunciation of tbe grand jury. Reed, Cain and Buett are back in jail, where they must remain until court con- venes on December 15, unless they can furnish bail. LOTTEKY CONUNDRUMS. Tyner Will Anxuer Re- lating to the LfcTt Forblri'inijr Circula- tion of Lottery .1 drertlnemonts. WASHINGTON, Sept Tyner, the Assistant Attorney General for the Postoffice Department, is engaged in preparing instructions to postmas- ters in regard to the enforcement of the new Anti-Lottery law. A num- ber of questions have arisen In re- gard to tho construction of this law, especially as to the right to mail back 'numbers of newspapers containing lot- tery advertisements, printed prior to the passage of the law; also whether a Canadian newspaper containing lottery advertisements can bo delivered in this country through the mails. Judge Tynor will answer both of these conundrums in the negative and will solve a number of other questions relating to tho new law which have been brought to his at- tention. THE LAW-MAKERS. A Number of Bill Pm-xed In Both tToagei of Congress. WASHraoTOM, Sept. Sen- ate yesterday passed House bill to establish a port of delivery at Peorta, 111 Sennte resolu- tion extending for one year time for payment oa lan'l claims in cases of crop failure: Senate tilll requiriug tho United States to defend home- stead titles where land is claimed to be mineral because of phosphate deposits and other meas- ures. The Land Court b'iU was discussed further without actlom. HOUSE House discussed and to tho conference report ou the Land Grant For- feiture bilL The conference report on the bill to establish a public park on Rock creek in the District of Columbia was Agreed to; also the conference reports on tne bills authorizing tho entry of lands by cities and towns for crmoterv purposes; crrantins a pension to Mrs Hartrunft: to relieve the settlers on Xonliern Pacific rail- road Indemnity lands. A resolution to Investi- gate charges of peculation In oClcernade against the postmaster of the House was agreed to. The bill defining the duty of the of the House was passed: aiso tbe bill appropri- ating il.OOO OJO lo enable the Secretary of the Navy to purchase nickel ore for nickel steel armor, and some minor measures. BAJLL AXD BAT. or Contests Between tending Ex- of Oar National Following are the scoros of Thurs- day's games: XATIOXAL LEAfiUE. At At York 4, Cleveland innings. At At J, Pittsburgh At 4, Toledo 7. PLAYERS' I.K.V.UE. At At 4, Clove-land 10. At York 10, Cu'Talo G. At Pittsburgh Brooklyn 4, Pitts- burgh 6. _______________ Under the Anti-Trust Lnw. NAsnvTLT.E, Tenn., Sopt an important petition Hlod hn.ro Tbursd'ay by the United States District Attorney for Middle nndcr tbe direction of the Aito-my against all mining companies from which coal is shipped to this city and all local dealers in this city. The petition alleges that a trust or combination ez- ists between tbe parties against whom it is filed, and asks for an injunction in accordance with tbe provisions of the Anti-Trust law passed bv Congress July 2, 1390- ___________' Treat-neat to be Inveslit-ated. NEW YORK. Sept question to the treatment of tbe Indians havo been abroad with Buffalo Bill will be considered by an inspector from tho Indian Department at Washington, tbe Indians aro landed from the steamer Wieland to-day. Tiiis action is influenced by tbe stories of ill tr-'-at- meat tbat have beer told by red sea Tbo have beea horse for so-r.e time past. Dratvs the Cl.siin of Evidence liirchall. Testimony frr the Cnnm Will Closa To-iay, Only Eight of Em TTowr, Sept. 30. Stephen for twentj-thr-je -roars of the New York posvoSce. arrested Wednesday -vaiie j drapers in inquiry deportaent and yesterday arid in ball on of -ansg etc-, of other employes, adhnitvjd bis imiTt The Prisoner Mnlutaliu Stoical monnor :uui of all Throng In Court a Cilin Vt'ooi.jn-r.., Ont, Sept. the tr..il proi.voJs tho interest in- cro.isos and '.''ix-i throng thickens. Yes- torday ov'-ry -soat :n tho courthouse was occurued r.r.J stood along tho sides of tho room. Rapt interest waa ilt'pweJ o'luvary face, save that of tho prisoner, wbich alone in all the throng expressed no John Crosby v.vore to raootina; two En- glishmen oa the Oovornor'3 road be- tween eleven and twelve o'clock, Feb- ruary 17. lie their dress, which was like that IHrchall and Ben- woll wore that day. lie identified the prisoner in the box as one of the rncn and swore lie saw tuo other dead in Princeton tho day Benwoll'S body was exhumed. Tho most search- ing cross-examination failed to discon- cert the witness. George Froodenborg. George McDon- ald and John ilickmson, all swore they heard two shots in Blenheim swamp be- tween one and two o'clock on February 17. They were unlike shots heard usu- ally in the woods, sounding like rifle shots. The shots were fired from two to twenty-five rods from where they They were hun-ing. Hickinson cime from Austin, Nev., to testify, tho government paying his expenses and wages while hero. He went to Nevada after the murder. Alice Smith, atred seventeen, testified that she Birchall as Lord Somer- set in 1SSS. She was then living with her grandfather near Eastwood. Her testimony was eagerly listened to and when upon cross-examination ftlr. Black- stock made an almost brutal attack on her character there wore murmurs of disapproval on all sides. She testified that Somerset visited her grandfather several times. "Did you soe tho prisoner on February asked Mr. Osier. Yes, at Eastwood station. I asked if ho was Somerset or Dudley." "Don't you know ;jo asked and I said I was not sure, I thought ho was Somerset. He said he was going to narnilton for baggage and would coma back and call at the old meaning grandfather. We walked into the station together. Ho bought a ticket for Hamilton. lie said he had been to the Northwest on business in horses. After February 17 I next saw him in Woodstock jail when I was present to identify him, Mr. Osier before adjournment said only eight Crown witnesses yet were to be called; that their evidences would bo brief and be in before adjournment to- day. PKISON ASSOCIATION. Delegates From All Parts of the United ami Canada Meet at Cincinnati In Their Twentieth Annual 8e--lon. CINCINNATI, The twentieth annual congross of the National Prison Association opened last evening at tho Odeon. Thooiore Wright, chairman ol the loual cummiitee, called the meeting to order and Rov. Dr. Warren offorodu a prayer. The address of welcome on bohtiif of the -State of Ohio was deliv- ered by Ron. John F. Follett, of this city, acting aa Governor Campbell's representative. Lion. Theodore Ilorstman. city solicit- or, welcomed the delegates in behalf of the city in the absence of Mayor Mosby, who was unable to be present. In re sponse to tho greeting General R. B Hayes, president of tho association an interesting speech devoted mainly to the practical and theorotica, domonination of the criminal clasv Delegates aro in attendance from al parts of the Unitud States and Canada. Eloped I'rencher. X. D., Sept. 20. Social clr c'.ch of Lisbon, ElloaJale and Mandar are excited to a high pitch over tbo story of tho elopement of Rev. Vf. Xutting. of Boston, Mass., with Mis Alta Mills, of Jackson. Mich. Mr. Nut ting and Miss Mills are now stopping Sere at the Horton House. Miss Mill arrived here Septembers, registered aa "Miss Mills, Jackson, an' claimed to bo a dressmaker. Mr. Nut- ting arrived three days afterward and the two at once became very intimate, claiming to old friends. Finally when an article appeared in the papori about them they claimed to be marriod. Troubles Between Rival Totraa In Colorado. rp Trick Played by Residents of Spriug-fbid Causes a Fight Boston Citizens, ......_.. X. Y., Seat. In the i United Coart yesterday Oeorre P. of Aibssy. pleaded jrc-Ity to tbe charge of falsifying entries ia the of tbe Albaaj City Katioas: Bank about Jsdge Coze spnvjsctA j feiei to svreai jean ia tbe Albany Sept tbU -aerevr-r trr. Sopv TL P. for the casters di-rtsioa of Tip- imrefted jwtwr- day on a irarraat fwora out at the tinw ttft tnKTMitsfoT of M Dilloa were issa-d, Political If VMTO-C. N. Y., Sept At Wodnesday's school election here over 500 -70TT.cn cast their ballots, the largest vot" of -vo-r.en orer polled. Active cJoctioneoring wa? indulged in by many of foe ladies and several leading society Tbo wife of one candi- date trnvr- around ia ber CArriage all day. wo-uea to tho polls to rot" for and. In some d majority of voters -s-crc -romen and in the whole city nearly as many as taea voted. Effort, to CIHCAOO. Sept. An application has before Judge for a -it of habeas corpss la hehal f o? Micb- ao! Schwab, ibc Anarcalat aowa-srria? life in Jolkjt. Scbwmb's cocn- Ml Kt forth M main reawm tbat Schwab not ia tbe State Cosrt was sptm. A letter wusntA ffota Batter InionSaff tion. Jcdfe will puood upon rnaUw oaJCoftdaj am. Who Camo Out After Torch to Gain Their Point Pernonx Killed itnrt LAMAR, Col., Sept has been received hero of serious trouble between the towns of Boston and Springfield, in Baca County. Since Baca County waa created from Las Animas County by tho last General Assembly there has boon strife between these two towns as to which should have tho county seat. The act organizing the county provided that Springfield should be tho seat. Jt is al- leged that by manipulation of ballots at the election last fall it was made the permanent seat. The people of Boiton claim that Springfield has not the worth of county rjroportv necessary to prevent the county seat from boing moved by vote this fall. The only available building for a county court house was a hotel building in Boston. A few weeks ago this was sold at sheriff's sale and bought by Springfield parties. Saturday a party left Springfield for Boston with machinery to move the building to the former town for use as a court house, thus preventing the county seat issue from being raised this fallen tho ground of insufficient property. Rollers were put under the b ildin-f, which is throe stories high and the finest In the coun- ty, and twenty teams were hitched to it. Inside tbe house wore stationed twelve men armed with Winchester rifles. The building was moved about five miles toward Springfield, which is about twenty-five miles from Boston, when the people of tho latter place dis- covered the trick and immediately or- ganized All available horses and rifles were brought into requisition and a strong party started in pursuit. Upon overtaking the building movers the pursuers commanded a 'bait, which was answered by a volley of shots from the men In the building. Tho Boston crowd then fired and a fierce battle raged, which ended in the Springfield party being driven from the building. Coal oil was then procured and the floors of the building saturated. The building was then set on fire and con- sumed. Great excitement prevails, but owing to remoteness of the scone news is hard to obtain. Parties arrived here Wednesday night from Sprlnt-flell and departed hurriedly, after buying all the cartridges they could secure. Several persons aro reported as having been wounded and two are said to have boon killed during the fight. THEY AIMED HIGH. Morrow Kucape of Dlaic, of Btei- from A-maftslnti' SAN AXTOXIO, Tex.. Sept A prom- inent railway official just arrived from Mexico relates a story of an attempt on the life of President Diaz. During tbe recent festivities the President stopped out on tho piazza of his residence with his personal staff to witness tho display of fire-works and listen to tho music. It was at an early hour in the evening and tho crowds around tho palace were dense. As Diaz appeared a volley of musketry was board and bits of brick and timber flow around his hnad. Diaz hastily retroatod, followed by his staff. Three bullets past his hoad. Forty men are known to havo been concerned in tho plot and fifteen of thorn are in jail. The others have fled, but tho militia are tracking thorn. The now? of the dond has been suppressed by tho government officially. The at- tempt is ascribed to tho President's ro- cont leaning toward tbe clerical party. Strike by Conci-nnlonn. CHICAGO, Sept. 20. At a meeting yes- terday between the Illinois Central em- ployes ana Superintendent Sullivan, concessions wore made by both sides so that a strike will bo avened. The con- ductors, brakemon, firemen, switchmen and engineers asked for an increase in their pay. This was granted, although they will not get tho pay asked for. Tho exact figures have not been ruadopublift. Flrat Ice of the SARAXAC LAKE, N. Y., Sept 20. thermometer at the signal service sta- tion registered 23 degrees Thursday morning. The first ice of the season was soen at Mount Marcy, and the Mc- Intyre, White Face and all tho high peaks of tbe Adirondacks wore oof- ered with snow. APPROACHING A CRISIS. Wltce N. .7., Sept Mrs. 1. M. Headifan, mother-in-law of Miko Kelly, toe famous ball player and man- ager of the Boston Players' League team, committed suicide here yesterday by jumping from the Market street bridge into the river. A man saw her jump attempted to rescue her, but she sank before he could reach her. She has been in bad health for some time from malaria and it is believed she was mentally affected by tbe large quanti- ties of quinine she had taken. Preacher In MrLWACKEr, Sept. RCT. A. M. Peford, claiming to be a Methodist preacher at Horton rille, Wis., was ar- rested here yesterday in saloon for try- ing to pass a "rataed" 88 bill, a 810 bar- ing been made by parting 10s o-rer Several mutilated found 03 tbe minister. lUNUifm-r How. Sept The jrand jurj yetterdaj finished tbelf eramlna- tSom of Peront anrAer (me tncS re- turned an Against W. H. Tvncmrt mnrfor fa first rmons WM tnavfemd M aw It trial Behrlnjt Sea Getting Terr International at-e Anticipated. POUT TOWXSEXD. Wash., Sept for two days past there have boon rumors among the custom house officials that at the last hour tho Government is to protect the interest of the Xortb. American Trading Company in Bohring Sea. Captain Russell Glover, of tho rev- nuo cutter vVolcott, has returned from a sixty days' leave of absence and says: "1 do not know when I am goin? to bo ordered north to seize tho sealers. I am not even certain of goinct nt nil.'1 Sitka harbor at present nre Ivin? the Rush and Corwin, both undor Captain Glover will carry dispatches to the vessels which may result in most serious international complications. The matter is approaching a point whore peaceful negotiations as to .its so- lution are an ImnossniiHty. Scale's aro not satisfied with poaching during tho rf pulnr and nre afraid that the scarcity of seals will causo both England and tho United States to prohibit their catching for a time. Victoria papers say ihat Captain Glover's ordors aro to hasten to Sitka with nil possible sppod and to proceed to that part of linhring a where tho pirates are supposed to poaching. A TIE-UP KXPKCTKD. of <'nr Opcr- Htlnsr the West Side In Cliloiij-o to CHICAGO, Sept is every prospect of a strike of the conductors and drivers employed by tho Wost Sido streot, cnr comrmnios. For some time trouble lias been browing. Acomuiitteo from the Wost Sido Street Car Con- ductors and Drivers' Benevolent Asso- ciation waited on General Manager Par- sons Wednesday. The grievances of the men wore presented to tho manager and a long discussion followed. Tho conference soon became stormy and when it was ended both parties to it wore sullen, and angry. The general manager absolutely refused to concede a point iivfavor of the men. A mostinjf of the men has been called for Saturday nitrht and unless concessions are mtvdo the prospect is good for a trcnoral tie-up of all tho West Side lines. Wonld-be Out by a GlrL BtoosnxoTox, 111.. Sept. May Leaton.the pretty sixteen-year-old daughter of circuit clerk Howard Loaton, Is a student of the State Normal School at Normal. On her way homo Wednes- day, when she had crossed the high bridge over the Central railroad In Nor- mal, she was seized by a man who sprang from tho roadside weeds. Miss Leaton fought desperately nnd success- fully. She was twice thrown down. The second time she gave the fiond a kick in tbe stomach that doubled him up. She thon jumped to her feet and ran. Tho alarm was given and tho police of Bloomington and Normal and many other men joined in tho search, but in vain. Chlneie Hank ArrmitedL ST. PACT. Minn., Sopt tho ar- rival of a Chicago, St. Paul Ouiaha train Wednesday Detective Mason placed under arrest Wing Shoo and Goo Sham, Chinamen, on their way to New York from Portland. Ore. They aro ac- cused of a clevor and daring robbery. On the night of September 13 the safo of tho large banking establishment of Dale A Ore was blown open and robbed of Tho robbers had tunneled tinder the building from a long distance and had calculated correctly where to strike tho bank vault. The two China- men were searched and four largo knives woro found in thoir possession, on the blades of which sandy soil ud- borod. A Tnlk with Buck E BUFF.U-O, Sept 20. In an interview Wednesday night Ewing, of the New York Players' League club, attrib- uted tbe loss of the pennant by his club to his pitchers. Koefe's injury, ho said, had made a vast difference. When tho championship season is over the New Yorks and Bostons will mako an exhibi- tion tour of the Now England States. With regard to tho purchase of the Cin- cinnati club. Ewlng said there was noth- ing definite yet, but tbat the Players' League is after that club. Tlie nt Untt. CAIX-TTTTA, Sept. is reportoc that the troops at Goa are coinmittin excesses and shooting poople indiscrim inately- A number of popular leader have been killed andotherSarcbosiogec in their houses. Tho people are takins refuge in the cathedral at Old Goa. Th Governor is biding in the palace and is deaf to the petitions of the inhabitants. A number of dynamite bombs have been thrown at tho palace by tho citizen sol- diers. It 1ft estimated tbat 300 person? were killed and wounded during tha two days' fighting. Waking FOP.T WOJ'.TJT, Tex., Sept, convention of Texas manufacturers and business men finished its work yester- day. Resolutions wero passed reqnest- ing tbe next Legislature to submit a constitutional amendment to tbe peo- ple exempting allleadingmanufactnrcrs from taxation by State, county or city and recommending a liberal legislative appropriation so that Texas may bo properly represented at tbe World's Fair. .Northern capital- was inritM to invest in manufacturing plants in Texas. Will ncht for Pane YORK, Sept tnatcb be- tween the heavyweight pugilists E4. Smith, of and George Godfrey, colored champion, bas been ar- aad will tw decided tbe first Moadaj in November at tbe Poritaa Gab, Long City. The induce- ment a of Tbe ereat will be 
                            

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