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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SAUEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. II. NO. 236. SALEM. OHIO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 6. 1890. TWO CENTS. Wanamaker Writes Another Letter on the Subject. idvantajfes of the Plan Proposed for Government Control of Tele- graph Lines. rfee scheme U Constitutional, Practicable Would sn luiorovement on r, Oct. 6. P ostmaster more -where it is. It is a proposition simply to dovetail together two jjreat machines so that one shall do business equitably and by that means make more money (which shall be will- ingly accorded to it by the the other to utilize its present skilled and faithful enorg-y to help supply the peo- ple with still better meins of communi- oatioa furnished still more cheaply." A PERISHED FLAMES. President Harrison's Visit to the Western States. He Leave Washington To-day and be Absent Eight Days. general Wanamaker last night made public a letter recently addressed to Binghara. chairman of >jhfs House Committee on Postoffices, embodyinz an elaborate argument in favor of bis p'.an of postal telegraphy. Aopended to the letter, which has been at tbe Government Printing O'lice, is a mass of matter, including opinions of the press for and against uos'.a1- t'-iegrapliy; opinions of protnl- aent public men on the constitution- of postal tclojrraphy; explanations of "various automntic and multiplex i telcirra-ih resolutions of or- canizod bodies of labor and capital in i behalf of postal telegfiphv, and a copy of tho final draft oi the postal telegraph bill submitted by the Postmaster Gen- eral to tho House Committee on Fost- at the last session of Congress. Utozether tho document embraces 223 pasos ef closely printed literature bear- ing on this subject. The Postmaster General in his letter savs in part: ''Your sub-committee on postal telegraph informs me that all the parties that have signified a desire to be hoard on tho postal telegraph bills have submitted their testimony and tbat it is in order for me to add any thin? upon the sublect. After standing (or a year past in tho midst of the con- troversy over postal telegraphy that for over forty years has gone on with sharper and widening range, I am more than ever convinced of the wis- dom practicability of restoring the telegraph to the postal service and make it what it was originally intended to be, a part of tbe postal system. T say this after closely studying the argu- ments against tho bill made so vigor- ously by the great telegraph company is now its only visible opponent. I do not believe it possible to argue this question down. There is a deep and far-reachintr conviction among the peo- ple that the telegraph service is by right a part of the postal service. To carry tbe postal system from pony "riders" to stage coach and on the rail- road service and stop all further prog- ress because owners of telegraph stock oppose, is not in accord with the sronius of our people or the spirit of the times. "Tho will of the people in this respect has manifested itself unmistakably be- fore Congress during the last twenty years. Resistance to that popular demand may not be the wisest thing, nor is it fair to count those who urge the adop- tion in some form or other of the postal telegraph as hostile to existing corpora- tions. We stand confronting a public measure of no mean importance or mag- nitude. It is to give the country a vast enlargement of its postal system and to Iring hoioe to the people the cheap use icf one of tbe most powerful agencies of modern commerce and civilization." As to the constitutionality of postal telegraph, the Postmaster General says: "It has been argued by learned lawyers for a score of years that a Gov- ernment tolugraph is unconstitutional. The moth es of those gentlemen have been ono of two in all cases. They have been the paid attorneys of thoso Cofpo- rai'.ons whoso special interests have de- manded that their monopolies should in no way bo interfered with. They have their business and done it well. other opponents were those who im- agined that tho Constitution would be exposed to every sort of outrage if they lav-re to fall sick for a day. The courts of highest appeal have settled this ques- tion. Congress settled it in advance of jodicial action, by making tho United States the owner and the Post- office Department the manager the first line of wire con- structed for commercial public -sos. The old Government, tsloffraph schemes were constitutional. What sia'.I be said then of the limited postal telegraph plan, which Ihave been criti- cized for bringing forward? There is no Soubt that it is constitutional. The Constitution permits tho General Gov- ernment to transmit intelligence for tbe people. The Postofflce Department kas been doing this, with tho money and tbe improvements at its disposal, for one hundred years. It is preposter- ous to argue that tho telegraph ought sot to be utilized for tbe cheaper, speedier and more accurate transmission messages. 1 have had prepared and S-oir.it 'or your reference an appendix touches upon this consideration. A-e Attorney General for the dopart- fceat assures ine tbat the conclusion tisa: the limited postal telegraph plan constitutional can not be resisted." The Postmaster General then follows an elaborate explanation of tbe plan and of its operation: aryn- te? -hat it iconld pay tbe telegraph and be more efficient as well priced. In concinding he says: desire in conclusion to expiaio. as ?o- A Woman and Two Children Koastod to Death In Their Hoouc. DUBCQUE, la.. Oct. assist- ance arrived McHee and two chil- j perished in their burning homo Sunday morning. Anothsr child was rescued in an unconscious state and Mr, McBee escaped by jumping through a window. When the firemen arrived at the house the entire family was about m the dense and sutfoeating smoke on tho second floor, thoir exit being cut off by Dame3 at the foot of the stairway. Tbo engine company had no ladder and was unable to sleeping apartments, althou dows were not ruore than eighteen feet from the ground. It was necessary to send in an alarm for the hook and lad- der truck, and before it arrived the poor mother and three children were over- come. Mr. McBee threw himself out of a window, holding by his hands to the sill until assisted to the ground by the firemen. Tae oldest daughter was res- cued alive. DID THEY iSTESO TO KOC? Alleged Thieves Gotten Kid of by Traiu- men ou th" Chlcajt-> A Krlc Knfid. LIMA, O., night when train No. 1, due from the east at one o'clock, on the Chicago it Erie road, reached here, the conductor reported tho frustration of an attempt which was made between Kenton and this city to job the Wells, Fargo Co. express car. Soon after leaving Kenton throe men were discovered on the front platform of the express car. The train was Stopped, but they got on after it had started. Tho train was stopped three times between Kenton and For- aker, east of this city, before tbe men could be gotten rid of. They answered the description of the men who robbed tho Adams express car noar Bsllefon- taine Thursday night There was over in currency in the car. HE WAS OUTCLASSED. A Chicago Dmie In Twenty- by a CHICAGO, Oct. prize tight for 8503, Marquis of Quoensborry rules, with two-ounce jrlovos, took place at Thayer, Ind.. Sunday morning between Tom Ryan, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Con Doyle, of Chicago, the former win- ning in the twenty-seventh round. From the str.-t until the fifteenth round it was nobody's battle. After that time the Chicago man bugan to weaken, and although he occasionally rallied it was plain that he was beaten. In tho twenty- seventh round, after making a last ef- fort to hit Ryan, Doyle staggered into bis corner, where his seconds threw up the sponge. Doyle was badly punished. Ryan, on the contrary, was almost as sound as when ho entered tho ring. Effect of New TarrlCf Bill. LOSDOX, Oct industry Is now beginning to feel tho effects of tho new American tariff law. From many quarters come "vidences of commercial disturbances. In the Staffordshire nail works tbe employes have boon subjected to a ten per cent reduction in wages, and a similar blow has fallen upon tho small army of laborers in the steel works of Barrow-in-Furness. The York- shire mininsr and rnanufactaring opera- ives contemplate a largo reduction in the number of their employes, and have dispatched traveling agents in all diroc- tiou to endeavor to secure now markets in place of the American. Arrpntod -last In Time. NEW YORK. Oct. Riall, cashier of a business house in Omaha, Neb., was arrested Saturday as he was about to depart on the Sorvia for Eu- rope. A dispatch from Omaha to police headquarters said Riall was guilty of embezzlement and askpd for bis arrest The prisoner was taken to -Tefferson Market police court where ho wag re- manded. His counsel ofTored to give bail for him. but it was refused. Jtnrrterom Itijfimist to bo Trle'L BUFFALO, N. Y., Oct trial of Arthur Day. the bigamist, of Rochester, who, it is alleged, sought to hide his crime by pushinz his first wife over tbe cliff at Niagara Falls, will come np at tbo Falls assizes to-day and promises to attract, about as much attention as the faraonsKirchall case. Day's sister is the most important witness arninst the defendant. The Trip Will Extend to Ctty and Iowa Points, us Wfll m> Indiana and Illinois WASHINGTON, Oct. Har- rison will leave Washington to-day for his western trip to absent eight days. The Presidential party will consist of the President Souretury Tracy. Marshal Ransdell, C.ipt.uu Meredith, Secretary llalford, Mr. the Executive ani G. C. Bain, representing the United Press. A rep- join tbe party at Cim-inntti. The spe- cial tra n will leave at m. via the the Chesaaeake A Ohio road for Cincinnati, the win- Arriving at Cincinnati early Tuesday iffhtean feet morning, the party will Caveat eight a. 1 m. ani make stops at various points between Cincinnati and Danville, 111., not heretofore announced, i From Danville tho p.irty will go over the Indianapolis, Blooaiinyton it West- ern road to Galesburg, 111., where they will arrive Wodnesday morning. From Galesburg to Ottumwa. la., and west- ward Kansas City and return to Wash- ington, the itinerary of the trip out- lined iu theso dispatches two days ago will be adhered to. It is not positively decided yot whether tho President will on his return trip remain in St. Louis until late next Saturday night, but if arrangements can be made to bring him to Indianapolis early on Sunday morn- ing the party will not leave St. Louis until ten p. m. that night The Presi- dent and party will travel tho entire journey in an elegant hotel car fur- nished by the Chosapoake Ohio rail- way. Portions of the journey will be made as a special train and other por- tions with the special car attached to regular express trains. ____ A BASE BALL DEAL. National Club by the Oot The Cincinnati National League club was sold Saturday to the Brotherhood for The Brotherhood people came here with money ready to make tho purchase, but tfeere was a hrtoh in tko deal owing to tect that the Brotherhood wanted a contract with the Cincinnati players de- liyerod with tho club. This could not be done as tho men had not. been signed, owing to the premature explosion of the proposed deal in the newspapers. The Brotherhood, however, said they did not care for any players except Mul- lane, HcPhce and Roilly, and the whole doal was delayed in trying to got these men to contracts, they asking enormous salaries and big bonuses out of tho purchase money. After a uroat doal of talking on both sides tbo men finally camo to terms and signed contracts and the Cincinnati club now belongs to tho Brotherhood. One of the articles of agreement is that klossrs. Stern Stern shall aot engage n the base ball business in Cincinnati tho consent of tbe Players' people. tiny telegraph bili. I ask to bare Plated all
t to ox-Senator Allon G. Thurm.in on his next birthday, November TJ. The Secretary of tho !-is awarded to Cramp Sons, of .'lal- pbia, tho contracts for building two battle ships for each, and the protected cruiser for At DCS Moinos, la., tho li. S. Heath oat mill, together with a lai-_ro house, was totally destroyod by lire, the other day. Tho loss is estimated at partially covered by Insurance. Several wealthy Jewish of Odessa havo boon ordorod by the ti'ir Ver- ities to settle up thoir business four weeks and leave Russian territory. No charge is made against them, except that they aro Jews. News has been received at Minneapo- lis of tho death In London of ITon. Gor- don 13. Colo, of Faribault, Minn. Hn was for many years a Republican leader In Minnesota and was ono of tho most widely known men in the North vvst. Captain J. E. White, superititou-'ant of the Chicago division of the r...ll.vay mail sorvico. has been appoiiiiuu gen- eral superintendent of tho servicj in place of J. Lowrio Boll, who bucouios Second Assistant Postmuator A dispatch froia Kingston, Jaumoa, reprusi-uts that unotufr rovoiuun.i approhonded in Ilayti; that tho finan- cial condition of the republic is unsatis- factory and that tho exports shov nn alarming decrease ot tradn, owing partly to tho decrease of production trie recent ivarfii.ru. Mrs. Booth, wife of General Booth, chief of tho Salvation army, died at Lon- don rncently. From tho beginning of tho Salvation army movement Booth has been her husband's chief as- sistant in tho development of tho organ- ization, having boon tbu first to intro- duce the femalo element, which so conspicuous feature of the army. Auto CIHCAOO, Oct Richard W. Rath- botie. Jr., against whom divorce pro- ceedings bare been brought by his wife, entered suit against Or. -Tames W. ChUaolaj, damages being placed at It is alleged tbit CnisbolS) too friendly terras with Mn. Rows. Oct 6. -Mrs. A. M. Wim- ple. of tfcH dty, Is Iriag at tbe point of death from tbe of adosoof adrtntoteRd, it cbarfcd, by Mn. McKfe, neUbbor. to find Mn. McftM, who Sftipwreckoil hullorn I'ort. NouFor.ii, Va., Oct. 0. Twont JD.J of the crew of tho steamship which was wrecked sovr-ral daj3 running on tho wreck of tho steamship Aberlady Hay, off Capo Lookout, havo arrived here. The crow took to tha boats after tbo wreck anil roachM life saving station at Capo Lookou tufter being at soa eleven Their ship sunk. Nunu ol tho nion savoii any of thoi'- effocts. ID LAKK CITY. UUh. Oct. Tha leaders of tho Mormon church in Bomi-annual conference Saturday. dont Woodruff delivered an addro; !TI which ho gavo thanks for tho pro-.; of tho church. He had recently "t.-Jko I behind the veil with Joseph Smith an-l Brigham Young and was yncour.ijjed greatly." __ _ toi'l. Ni'WYoitK, Oct Tho Chicago stable, at one titno ono of 'ho most powerful in America, went out oi ezitt'jnco Saturday. All of ita horses wore disposed of by auction at Morris Park. There a large crowl in at- tendance and tho bidding was to spirited, though no fancy prlco? were UUpntn Bnrlril FIELD, O., Oct 5. John Hiley, a carpenter, while tearing up the half- rotten floor in the kitchen of Mrs. Nolan's homo In Urriana on Saturtfyr, found a small sack, mildewed and dusty, which contained about S3, 000 in gold, and bills. Riloy and Mrd. Nolan claim tbo money. Tho rightful owners are believed to bo a and Mrs. Fitzpatrick. who formerly owned and lived in tbe house. They wcnl west a few years ago and their abouta are not known. I1L. Oct Extensive arrangements have been completed 'ot tbe reception of President Harrises ween be arrives here noxt General Vance, witb Battery U. nm ordered The reunion of the One Hundred and Second regixerit be held on Tuesday. Pa.. Oct Amos Blllf kiltod BOOM. boy, Satwrfay afternoon orvrtoote cbettaate. Rills it to BKwaMliu Mid bM sot been ar> FtocrrorrwtstalM on oc other wbito ctotboi be removed by ot oxalio
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