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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               THE SALE DAILY NEWS. VOL. II, NO. 238. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8. 1890. TWO CENTS. APPALLING D! Explosion ia Powder Mills Wilmington, Del. Eleven People Instantly ivliied an. a Score Badly Wouuded. i The Dnpont and a Hundred Duell- The Devastation waj Compete if WILMINGTON. "Del., Oct. A terrible explosion resulting in the loss of sev- eral lives, the injuring oi !as.uy 'i-jjpla and the destruction of much prop ty occurred Tuesday ia the upper var I of the extensive powder of E. I. Du- pont, Co.. at Brandywine creek, t'-i.o miles north of this city. Tho shock w n keenly felt here and caused intense ex- citement. There were six reports ro- sembliiig the booming of cannon and about a second apart. The first thought u-as that there had been an. explosion at; tho poAder works, but the report-, seors- inir so nen.r and not being hy the usuil rumbling and there no smoke visible in the direction tlo mills, it iar.ig-innd that expl-.- sion had occurred the city. The hazy atmosphere hid the smoke and the reports to sound differently fro-fl those of preceding explosions. Puvvlcians were summoned and hurrying toward the powder mauufac- tory was the first indication tho publio MAIL POUCHES KTOLEK. Darius Rnb'.-erv Ref Utered Worth SUO.OOO Taken. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. mail wapon which tho at o'clock yesteriay morning r.r-iro o! driver John Ducis and mail ascf'-'t S. A. Parsons, en route to the- L.-uUvillo d Nashville depot, was robr-od of two mail pouches r valjV.ila re-isterod j packages. Soon JAyiiTht one of j the mail sacks was found on a coal float in the river. It had all of tho regis- tered taattpr in it Every 1 'rt-r or pnck- age rn.'nev or va'.'.nV.'s had been outop-'n .ml tho cinpty replaced in There u-ero lectors to Ire- land, Trance and :o all r east in the United States. i tiling of valui was left in tho sack. mail pouch has not yet boon recovered. It is believed that it was tiken further up the river. The postrntster rtoos not think tho aggregate amount of t-he reg- istered packages will BOM SCENES AUFEATSTM t Garrison on iiis Trial of Arthur for Killing Ills Wife. I Ovations to tlie Alone Chief Executive All tiie Route. Illi- Eis Sister Says That He Pnsacd the Woman Into the Whirlpool at Niagara Falls. Ten Persons It.ully EXPLOSION. of '.Vhon tory was te rs ncaton to puo w H which exploded, blowing; the enti had of the exact location of the catas- v -n- trophe. -diatcly thereafter throat i wal1 ln of Lople went to the i Tha wora burt' v of people went to the seen? of the disis- ter. The instant tho explosion was heard the representative of the United Press, rightly conjecturing the cause, procured a team and drove to the pow- der works. When he reached Mount Salem Methodist Episcopal churct, a mile from the city, and saw broken frames in tho church windows he felt sure that his surmises weco correct More than one-half of sashes of the large buildiax were out and of those that remained th-'j broken. Soon there-after a. cio-jI of blu- ish smoke WHS seen and the smell of burning1 powder was observed. Follow- ing a curve in the road the reporter bo- held an appalling spectacle. Women and children, wives, sous and daughters of men employed in tho powder manu- factory, wero madly rushing here and there, seeking information about tha safety of their loved ones. The yard iu which tbe mill stood was littered with debris ot fallen buildings and at some places whore buildings had been, tha only traces left were empty cellars and a few foundation stones. The '.ittle vil- lage of Dupont's Banks, immediately outside the yard, prts 3ated a most pitiabfe appearance. A hundred dwellings were either domolished 'or badly damaged. Buildings were un- roofed and fronts of houses blown out and wrecked. Inside tha dwellings tha devastation was complete. Tha rooraa on tho ground floor wero with broken croskery, crushed stoves and remnants of tables, etc. ST. Louis, Oct A small flro Mon- day night restated in a Lciri3o explo- sion by which ten persons were badly hurt, two of whom will die. A fire starting frota occurred In tho rear of Ross' crooery. While tho fire- men were fighting the tiro tho flames communicated with a tank of coal oil re east into the street. Tha firemon wore hurt, throe of them seriously. John Brady, a spectator, bad both logs broken and his back hurt and will die. Rosa Pula-Vk had hor head split open and can not recover. Jennie ilsrrick, also a spectator, was badly crushed and is in a seri us condition. Two unknown men received slight injuries. UKVJSIOS OP PA5T5I. th3 Window rrfxbvirrtanii M-ct la Alle- gheny to Chinee the PITTSHUKOU. Oct committee on revision of tho confession of faith of the Presbyterian church, appointed at the last General Assembly, held their opening session in tho library building of tho Western Theological Allegheny, Tuesday morning. A per- manent organization was effected by the election oi Dr. William C. Roberts, pres- ident of Lako Fomst Collag-e, Illinois, president, Dr. S Moore, of Columbus, 0., secretary. The remain- der of the session was occupied in for- mulating rules for tho government of the future sessions of the committee. Members of the press will not bo per- mitted to attend any of th-o committee meetings. FA101S SWEPT BY FLAMES. The Thronsth Indiana and Into Marked bv CINCINNATI, Oct. 'Harri- son sr.-o. od hrr-i morning at H f vms held in the only ioivr for tho chanjjo of -.ir-i.i-3-.-.y.- for the iro'u t Ohio to the Ohio ,t ron i. Tr.TO wero crowds :.t -ill '.11 st itio-i-i before tho train j -heJ. Cincinnati and at Newport there j was a fife and drum corps, but tho train j inala r.o stops o coopt at, Covington, whero tho President stood on the rear i platform and listened to tho familiar j strains of "Hail to tbo Chief." Break-, fast was served in fie President's ear jumcod over tho cliff. V.'hon court whil'1 tbo train v.-_; n the station hero. opened the court room w is to its The President reo -ived a number of vis- wtroo-t capacity. The ot souurin? itors before hrcakf.ist i a jury occupied only a few 'iiituitos. Mr. LATEST NEWS ITEMS. From mil Parts at Short Work Mad? of the the Pris- oner Being Convicted and Sentenced to WULLANO, Ont, Ojt trial of Arthur P.iy. o' Uochnstor, N. Y., for the murder of his wife on July 27 last, was borjun in the county cjurt yester- day beforo Justice Uose. Groat interest was taken in the and the town was i vention filled curious visitors. Tho crown j made a verv strong case against the prisoner. Tno defonsa endeavored to provo that Mrs. Duy had at various tiraos throatenod to commit suicide :ind that voluntarily l.irgo assemblage President spoke More Than SIOO.OOO Loss by a 1'ralrle Fire In One North Hnkotit County. MAX i) AX, N. D., Oct a conserv- ative estimate, over damage was done by tho late prairie fire in county. Tho Riverside Ranch Company lost 300 head of stock, worth over The soda mill, a stone building j 000, and ino tons of hay, besides a large about 200 yards from the" magazines, is ranch. Straggling settlers lost hay. wrecked. Tho roof of tho oharcoal mills fell and the buildings themselvos i fire from the furnaces. Effective use of the fire apparatus at the works soon ox- j tingulshed the fires. Whero tho corn- j ing and packing houso stood thera ara holes in the ground ten feet deep. The large storage magazine containing sev- eral tons of powder and built of corru- gated iron is situated about a quarter of cattle, barns and houses. Oao farmer named Carl ITam. while plowing with a valuable team, was overtaken by fire running forty miles an hour. Ho ran to meet the fire, but the horses raa away from it and wore overtaken and burned to death. In the lulldeer Mountains, northwest of here, several caitlcivi-'ii have lost everything except scattering bands of cattle, for which thcro is no a mile from the wrecked mills. It with j fced- _ asinallor mill escaped, also the glazing xotcrlmu Outlaw Trapped and Ciprured. room and press room. Four of the Du- 1 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct S. --Telegrams ponts and several clerks '.vcrc in tba office when th? explosion took placo Every window was blown in and much of tho plastering foil from .the walls, j but boyond scratches, cuts and bruisos no one was hurt Two driven through the yard woro killed, while their driver escaped. William Green was working in tho magzinc tha: blew up first Ho was packing powdor. It is supposed that his soldering iron became too hot and ignited the powder.' Ten men were killed; tbe bodies of but two have bsen found. While- day- i light lasted portions of tha other bodies I were being collected, a limb hero, au j arm there, a piece of tho trunk in an- other place. The list of dead so far re- ported is as follows: William Green, a solderer forty; leaves widow and four His body was found whole, but so badly blackened as to be barely rocojfnizablo. received here announce the capture of Rubo the notorious train rob- ber, near Myrtle, Ala. Uo was captured Tuesday by a farmer named .Tohn Mj- Jjuffoe, who succeeded in leading him horses being i into a trap and tbe great outlaw was secured without a struggle. Ue is now in jail at Linden. Ala. The regards offered by the Government, Stats, niil- sixty-five, employed in the graining mill, leave1' a family. Jim Do'an. a la- borer, aged sixty, sinsrle. John H. Har- rigan. laborer, aarrio-L Michael ILirri- gan, laborer. Patrick Doughortv. aged thirty, single- John Nnwnll. laborer, aged fifty, loaves a family. John Her- liho, laborer. Mike Heriibo. laborer. Mrs. Dougherty, aged forty, found Crushed under the roof of hor house. AU those whoso are given above road and express companies for tho cap- ture of Burrows aggregate Tho Southern Express Company has spent noc less than trying to capture Burrows._______________ DomnnfH Artmlnl.itrHtlon ladornr-d. NEW YOKK, Oct. National Board of Navigation began its nineteenth annual session at tho Fifth Avenue liotel yesterday. There wore twenty-two members present from dif- ferent sections of tho country. A reso- l.ition was a.iopt-jd attesting tbe entire satisfaction ot steamboat' men every- where with the administration of Gen- eral Supervising Inspector DiiTnont. and condemning the recent attacks of the public press on that official. Poet, Author Tetcher BALTiMor.E, Oct John FI. Hewitt, the poet, story writer, musician and teacher, died yesterday of heart failure. He was born in New York in Oot eral Grosvenor, of Ohio, and the Consul General to London, John C. New, joined the Presidential oarty at Cincinnati. Tho local committee from Lawronco- burg was in waiting ibcrc to act as es- cort to the party. Only one stop was made Cincinnati and Lawrence- burg. Tho train slowed up for a minute at North Bond in sight of the tomb ol William Henry Harrison, and the house whore the President was born. At Law- reuceburg a large crowd was in waiting. Tbe President addressed tho crowd from tho rear platform. NoiiTii VEUXOX, Ind.. Oct tween Lawrenceburg and North Vernon no regular stops were made. There were largo crowds at Aurora, Milan, Os- good and other stations and tbe train slowed up for a minute at each of these places to give tho President an oppor- tunity to bow his acknowledgments ot the There was a largo crowd at the station hero. The train stopped long enough for she President to ex- press tho pleasure ho felt in seeing old Indiana friends ag-jlu. At Seymour a d of musio and a him and the briefly. Ind., stop at Washington was as tho train waited for orlers ttu-ro, but tho Presi- dent made no spooch. He Introduced Secretary Tract iirul General Grosvenor to the crov.-d and they shook hands with" as manv people as could upon the platform of the car. There" was no stop aftor Washington until Vlnceanea was reached at and lunch vi-as served on the car. The shook hands from tbe steps of tho car with a many pe.ople. DAXVII.I.K, 111., Oct run from Vincannes to Sullivan, thirty miles, was made In thirty-two minutes. There wero crowds at Shelburno and Faruiers- burRb and at each of those places tho train slowed up so as to prlvo tho Presi- dent an opportunity to bow to them. The President's train arrived Tcrro Haute thirty minutes before tbe hour appointed for bis coming. As tho train pulled into Terre Haute tho whistles of the factories on either side of tho track began, to blow. Loco- motives Aoreaiood a shrill welcome and hun'i'-e'> of b-ruvny workmen filled tho air with cheers. A Qffeat throng, num- bering fully o.OOO, filled tho spaco im- modialcly in front of tlio station, sur- rounding a platform which had boon erected for tho occasion. Tho President passed through the crowd and took a on the platform. Whon quint had been restored, Mayor Donolson welcomed tho President and introduced him to the assemblage. Tho President, who was greeted with hearty apnlau.se, made a short address. The President's train loft Torre IJauto shortly aftor four o'clock. Between Torre Haute and D.mvillo the journey was without noteworthy incidents. The President was called to tho platform o the car sevr-ral tiraos to bow to v.-aiting crowds. Ropresentativo Cannon and Dr. Wilcox, of Champaign, mot tho party at Danville Junction and as tho President's escort John-jtouo opened tho Cijn for tho crown. Tio told tho jury the story of tho crime. Mrs. Quigloy, of Rochester, sister of the prisoner, was thon sworn. Tho fol- low insj is her story: "I remombor be- ing at tbe Falls in July last. My brother asked mo to go there wiih him, offering to pay my faro. I asked him if his wife was goinj? and ho said yes. Wo went to the Erio depot, where wo wore joined by Mrs. Day. We had dinner at tho Falls. Then we took tho strootcar to tho lower Suspension bridge, which wo crossed and started for tbe whirlpool. When wo reached the point overlooking the whirlpool I sat down to rest About twenty minutes afterwards 1 aaw a shadow pass behind me which must have been my brother and his wife. Tbo next I saw of them they were standing on tbe Jjrink." "How were they "Ono behind the other. My brother was behind Desire I was standing look- ing at tho river. The next tima I looked he was ig to me with a black hand- kerchief and I walked up to where ho was." "What did he say when you walked up to Looking straight at hor brother, the prisoner, she said: "Ho said: 'I hava shoved hor over. Sho never moved, and never knew what struck hor.'" Thon the witness broke down entirely, bowed hor head on tbo rail of tho witness box and sobbed pitifully. Tho prisoner was perfectly unmoved. On cross-examination she said: "I am married, but have been separated from my husband on account of abuso. My brother has for tho last throe or four years carried samples. Never know of his being arrested for not supporting his wife.'' Witness admitted having been arrested in Rochester on a charge of lar- ceny. She was convicted. Tho jury came in at o'clock with a verdict of puilty. Tho judgo sen- tenced Day to bo hanged on November k. OCTOBER 8w Cholera has made its appearance ia Granada, Spain. The Republicans of the Sixteenth Now York district hare nominated General John H. Ketcham for Congress. The Archbishop of York, who stands next to the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Church of England, is seriously ill. Tho Republicans of the Fifteenth New York district have nominated Clarence Lexow, of Rochland County, for Con- gress. Duke Guenther, brother of the Ger- man Empn-ss, will shortly tho Princess Maud, daughter of tho Prince of Wales. The Republican Congressional con- for tho Twenty-fifth Now York district has rcnominated J. J. Boldenby acclamation. Only six iron furnaces are now in full blast hi ScotlamLowing to labor disturb- ances. This condition of affairs is un- precedented. Andrew N. Perrin, a retired oil mag- nate and ox-mayor of Titnsvillo, Pa., iMod at Rochester, N. Y., recently, agod fltty-onc years. Tho Domocratic Congressional con- vention of tho Thlrty-soconA New York district lias unanimously nominated Daniol Lock wood. A hollar in a gin house at Luella, Ga., exploded recontly, killing Isaac Brood and J.vck Reid and fatally wounding-tT. II. Stillwoll and another man. A special from London says: Tho British steamer OUFO collided with and sank a hark otl Flushing. Tho crow of the burlc, numbering men, woro dro-.vued. Mr. Thomas P. Gill, M. P.. who was selected by the Irish National conven- tion as one of the Irish mission to the United' States, has already sailed for this country. At Albany, N. Y., the Court of Ap- peals has affirmed the decision of tho lower court in the case of Sohlhiok the Japanese murderer sen tenced to suffer death. Tlio six-story buildings No, 257 and 259 State street, Chicago, wero complete ly gutted the other night by flro, which originated in chemicals of tho photo graphing establishment of N. C. Ttiayor Total loss A fight occurred recently between sol diors of tho garrison and workmen In tho government arms factories at Span dau, Germany. Before the combatants could be dispersed thryo Soldiers hat beon killed by the workmen, wbo groat ly outnumbered their antagonists. Tho Comptroller of tho Currency has authorized tho following named Nation- al banks to begin business: Tho Na- tional Hank of Sioux City, la., capital the Ajnericaa National Bank of Salt City, Utah, capital 000; the First National Bank of Vienna, 111., capital SEWS OF m STATE. 31irror of Lute Cities aisti T iu Ohio Hftvo ForRoitcn Fnut PiTTRBUHon, Oct S.-Joseph L. Evans, Master ot D. A. Na 3, K. of L., says thr.t the efTort to orginir.e the employes of Carnegie Co. at tho Edgar Thomson steel works at Bra-Jdock bas been abandoned. Tbe T.raddock em- ployes of Carnegie nth- ly payment Tho d- eots up tho claim that tho flicts with tho bill of rights in >hat it interferes with the proiioity ;-j--hts of tbo citizen. Tho judgo decided V; -.t tho section oi tho bill of rights'referred to was desitued only lor the of, men and had no reforouco to c r tions, which arc by ai soction of tho ro hold that loirialatrive con'rol of vra- tlous is a necessity to tho wroll-bi- of tho people, and'called attention i thCs fact that corporations ace bound no contracis do not come i-iivrly and loyally within tho scope of corpoviito powor. The State ca .li- ve-it property rights nor exerci Con- trol over corporate propnrsy ev.ent through their control over franchises. No such control is at- tempted by tho act Tho domuctvr was therefore overruled. Attorney L 'TUond, for the prosecution, statod, aftor r.Uo de- cision was announced, that tho caae would bo submitted upon an agreed statement of facts and carried to common pleas court for S.'i.OOf) OiniHtfes. Noinv.vi.TC. 0.. Oct A. Chris- tian, a druggist at Chicago Junction, 0., has brought suit against Aurollus C. Warner in tho Huron County common pleas court for damages. was formerly a prominent of Tiffin, but is now a traveling sal' tman Strong, Cobb Co., of Cleveland, He sold bis stock of drugs 10 Christian, the latter purchasing the same on 6he BtrengUi of representations mado aa to Warner's yearly sajos.' Cbristiuu claims false returns wero macl'j to him, hsnce tho suit _______________ A Hcmltitlor of tho Kxfir-s" BKM.Ki'-oxrAiNK, O., Oct. 8. Arch Scudder, tho express of thft Adams company who robbed near Urbana last week, has roturned liore. Tbo nmount of the loss fi YJluecd by Su- >orirttendent Murray at S400 It is by some of tho 'litcc- tives that the job WAS done by par- ties living at Bellefoutaino or Urbana. Scuddor is positive that tho robb oc- curred ia Ciiauipaifrn County, so if aught tbe officials at Urbana will '-hvo jurisdiction.______________ Lutheran Hyuoil Itn i. FosruitiA, Oct Wittenberg- synod of the Lutheran church bas after a very interesting Rev. J. R. of Spi-l'ifrfie'd, wim oloctod prosidun', n'( Rov. Samuel Hchwarm, of Tifllr.. tary. Tbe latest statistics of tho Evm- Lutheran church tb roughen i; tha world woro prcsontod at tlio synol Showed that there and 50.OOl.2SO I 'rjd. members. in :tf 5. T., Oct. annna; j LK, Oct. city anniversaries ar.d convention o was ia hoJklar aa-i its j Tarious societies of Tnt popaUtkm, KxrAihcr with about i cbcrch Tcesday and wi SO.000 rlsitorn. on ifie Unlay and to-aorrow at hoaor to of Sstcharcb. Delegates are iitt Gooaaa In all tlta Oct. Paris arrtT-d OcX .'rcc tcrvhw will te MNabtUbed on tbe NKW YonK Oct. Strong and BO ti re. City mill extra at Si 3 iffi. 10. fine at !i V. -superfine at SS, cxtr at Jl.SOSsm Steady. Xo. 2 red winter at casb. do October at ?1.0.V4. November 2 October a Novemoer at No. 8 mixed at N-jv-raoi ro- A Cnro. 0., Oct. 8 truly iv ablo of physician i from Sal-om. A ago s x largo worms, siy InnhA'; iunjf, known to tbc medical fraternity hiirv- brioordos. pissed through a cbil-l'ij um- bilicus. Tho mother of tbc child them out ai tboy made tbf.ir The chiW ajro'l about four yoa -a. The story Is vouched for bv tho repu- table physician of West of ol Oh'i> Oct. 3 -Too Oflioe announced Lho ing population statistics since 1SSO: increase towns in Ohio: Dayton, irtvosc Greenville increase Ken ton in'T-.M- 11. 401: WS. ir nt 111 Quiet and unchitngo'L creamery fancy at 23a Western Hat nt Eocg Western fresh at 2ic. CHICAOO, Oct. 7. WHEAT Ostotor 11.003. October at December at October October at W December Vt J10 IS. October at December at Rius-Ostobe r at 40. Tot-RDO, Oct. Market flnn Sr.ies cHgli ll.CB. October Tina. Sales of cash 51 of casb at :on Lire-Stock. Oct. Weftk at ?4 ntred a3< cm Hgbt at Shippia? steors a: Xcr-. at 11 .10. cows and at I1.S.V3S TO. 3t Snr.r.r- Stead-. Inferior to choice a: J2.2V3 4.7S. lambs at Burr Oct. Da'l; Ir- nna. at 7 ar.rt at M.fO Oct. 7. prices. ttocCaaM. O TO. common fTwcn t4 ptft at to at f Mitclten M incrnnsc Xoi Rcfmcd t.i Cnn-.Jrtrr ths T'uf'Mon. LIMA, 0., a neeUticr of City Council M'n'V-v containing several t.vi- Of laboring men and others who arc- rvd- rerse 'M the in price of natural gas as adopted by tbe Council, -.vsi pre- sented, but refused !o bo si-ccptoi'l 1'co- ple are greatly and an injunc- tion will probably foilo-.v and mat- ter be carried into t'm courts. f- Cnltril Miitcn Cnu.-fn In CI.KVEI.AXD, 0., O-.-t. S. -The United' States Circuit and District cou.'ts con- vened TuevJay, Judjie Illcks The different, present in full force and tho was filled with attorneys and jury The calling of the docket took of the forenoon. AT. two jury was aworn in and cba: ibo of Female AKKOX. O., Oct Steven a lad, fell out r.f a .tut tree near town and broko his a-m and while be lay unconscious on th g m wonan named Gilbo ran up and cursing and praying -bat tbc killed bim. His sole offense v. tbe of tuaa wliohrvd refr. i tc sell HOBWAI.K, a, Oct. tbe wifeof a promtn tkto i ber eb.-   

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