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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               THE SAUEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. II, NO- 243. OHIO. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14. 1890. Homeward Speeches From the Platform of a Cai to the Assembled Throngs. Death of Associate Justice uel F. Miller. ot Terminate at the Caplto; To-day. MUSCIE, Ind.. Oct President and party loft Indianapolis at six o'clock Monday morning. The train reached Anderson at A larje crowd was in waiting at the station. Brief Mention of His Career lie Man. Patr DEATH AMID FLAMES. MX In a Burning Hat FactorJ Killed by Jumping Into Street. LONDON, Oct Monday after-- noon destroyed a four-story building on Middle street occupied by Rowley Brock, manufacturers of bats, caps and helmets, and government contractors for military headgear. Six persons lost their lives by bring burned to death and i t Aa Kmtnent and Learned JurUt thirteen wore severely injured, m I, i. a v Shed Lustre t uon the HlghM! Coart The fire started in the workshop on i _ r m i ii_ I the Land. the upper floor at ono ocloc.c. At tho _ T timetWe were thirty persons in the bnUdlmg. Within two minutes from the tice Miller, of -the Lnited States Su- 3 preuio Court, who was stricken with paralysis several days ago, and wboee death was looked for hourly since tbe WAIU.IKR KUMORS. TWO CENTS. time the fire was dissevered tho build- ing was wrappod in names, which soread so rapidly that the employes found Mayor Terhune Introduced tho Presi-' every avenue of escape esrept the win- time dent who responded briofly. At the dowS shut ofl. Through these a number froke'dlod afcu mlnutcsbc conclusion of the speech the mayor in-j of them jumped to the street Five of j C0man MUler was born in troduced Secretary Tracy and a moment the women employed by the nrm were Ser le train started. killed in trying to effect an eicape in i Richmond, Ky., April 5, 1818. He grad- VcR5.ui.LE3, 0., Oct. was this manner. General W. W. Belknap, Secretary of War. Tbe Grim Monster to Him Terj Uncxpsctedljr in Washington. the first stop after Anderson. An enor- j mous crowd was gathered at the station, j Mavor Ellis introduced tho President, who addressed the crowd. Representa- tive Tom Brown joined the party at Muncie and accompanied it to Winches-, ter, whore be introduced IMr. flarrisc-i to the large crowd which had assembled there. I BEi-i.KroNTA.iNE, 0., Oct 14. The, train arrived at Union City at nine a. m. Chairs had been placed on the steps of the hotel near the station and the President and Secretary Traoy were led to them between lines of school children who strewed flowers before them. Mr. Several persons confined in tho upper rooms of the burning- building tied sheetings together and, in a number of cases, successfully descended to tho street In some iastincos, howover, tho material gave way and tho unfortun-xtos fell to tho nnd were moro or less seriously injured. FUGITIVE Fit- JUSTICE. A London Wife ITdd tn New York for nnrins 833.000 of Other ple'4 Money. NEW YOHK, Oct Priscilla Field and Mrs. Cornelia Miller, who were arrested at the Fifth Avenue Hotel on uated at the medical department of the Transylvania Un i- versity in Kentucky in 1S3S and practiced medicine for a few years, but after- wards became a law- yer. In 1800 Judge Miller removed to Iowa, where he be- came a prominent J ui w it w v Harrison was Introduced by State Sena- Saturday, were taken before Judge Bar- tor Schockloy and made a brief speech. ro" in lho Supremo Court yesterday on At Sidney a committee from Belle- writs of and instantlydis- fontaine, headed by Judge Lawrence, charged, as they had been arrested wlth- mot the President's party. Tho presl. j out a warrant, tthon tha ladies reached dent made no speech at Sidney. He the corridor Mrs. Miller roarrested Shook hands with a great many people "n warrant Issued by United States from the back platform of the car. A Commissioner Shields. Mrs. Field was short stop was made at DeGrafI and the not arrestod and ibc w-nt away with principal of the schools introduced the Mrs. Miller's little daughter President to the children. Mrs. Miller was taken to the Lnited T iu'E 0 O't 14__The President States Court room and arraiq-nod before ing next in ordor of seniority of service. arrived at Bellefontaine at He Commissioner Tne complaint was introduced to the crowd there by alleging that she had re- the mayor of the elty. After a brief to John n. J Etogge and others in September. 1S90, in London, which had bson T I---------------- leader among Re- JUSTICE publicans in that State, lie, however, declined the nomination to numerous State offices, devoting his time and efforts to his profession, in which he took high rank. In 1862 President Lincoln appointed him Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of tho United States. He was at the time of his death the olde t Justice in continuous service on the Supreme Court Field, who was ap- pointed by President Lincon in 1803, coining noxt and Judges Bradley, ap- pointed in 1S70. Harlan, Gray, ford, Lamar, Fuller and Brewer follow- Rk.tch of the Life Work or MM Who WM K.tod Bravery IB tad m Prominent Public Figure for Maar WASHIXUTOX, Oot General Will- lam W. Belknap, ex-Secretary of War, found dead in bed Monday morning in his room In the Evans building on New York avenue in this city. Tho room in which he was found joined his office rooms and only occupied by tho General d ring his wife's absence from the city. General Bolknap was last seen alive on Saturday night about midnight, when he was on his way to his rooms, apparently in excellent health. Mrs. Belknap. who is in New York City, has been notified of her hus- band's sudden death. General William Worth Belknap was born in Nowburgh, N. Y., in September, 1829. He graduated at Princeton Col- lege in 184S and in 1S51 removed to Koo- kuk, la., whore he practiced law. Gen- eral Bolknap served through the war, beginning his service as major of an Iowa regiment, and at tbe close was breveted General. In October, 1SC9, he was appointed Secretary of War. This office ho retained during General Grant's second administration until March, 1870, when, In consequence of charges of offi- cial corruption, he resigned. He was impeached and tried before the Senate for receiving bribes for tho appointment of post traders and was acquitted on the technical ground of want of jurisdiction. The coroner's inquest showed that the General suffered from fatty degenera- tion of the heart and that tbe immedi ate cause of his death was Inflammation of the heart. Conflicting: the Siuklnr a rortufaese Ganlmat bv a Urliuh War Lisnox, Oct 14. Reports as to the of affairs at the mouth of the Zambesi river are conflicting. One re- port asserts that one of tho British gun- boats attempted to effect the passage of tho river, to prevent which a cordon of Portuguese gunboats had taken up a position across the mouth of the river. Tho Portuguese Tcssols, is is s.iid, had Instructions to offer a paasive ance to the passage of tho British gun- boats. The British vessel is said to have run down and sunk one of tho 'ortugueso war ships. Another report ays the Brituh gunboats are still in aniibar. LONDON, Oct Tho officials at both he Admiralty and the Foreign Office iscredit tho report of the sinking of a Ortugueso gunboat at the mouth of he Zambesi by a British gunboat while he lattnr was passing a cordon estab- ished by the Portuguese. .AKCENY AND EXTOKTIOX of Late to Statu. WILL XBVEK KRSIGN. speech the President introduced Secre- tary Tracy, who bowed his acknowledg- ments to the crowd as the train moved out At Gallon there was another hand- shaking. Tho President tried to make j a speech, but the noise was too groat and he had to abandon the attempt. Thors was a large crowd at Crestline and a band of music. At this point the Ilaslemere was switched to the tracks of the Fort Wayne road. As the car was backed down to tho sta- tion, the mayor of Crestline mounted the platform of tbe President's car. After saluting bitr he introduced Mm-io the assemblage. Mr. Harrison made a short speech. At Mansfield a orowd of a thousand people met the train. Sena- tor Sherman introduced Mr. Harrison, who made a brief address which was re- ceived with cheers. At Mansfield tho President received the bulletin of the death of -ex-Secretary Belknap and bulletin also of the con- dition of Justice Miller, in both of which he was much interested. At Wooster the President left the train and went to a small -platform a few yards from the station under the escort of the local committee, at the head of which was Dr. Stoddard, once EPIDEMIC OF CRIME. One Diiy'n Kfcord oi Iniquity lot the tropolU of Frightful OMAHA. Nob., Oct. Kane, a obtained from them by J. II. Field, Will- pianino- mill hand, was locked up Mon- traudulontly iam Wadsworth and Yatos Miller. It stated that she was a furrit.lve from jus- tice. She was hold vithout bail. GONE TO WALL. Failure of a It "me at A1 S. With Liabilities of S. D., Oct well- known and old established banking house of P. H. Hagerty Co. closed its doors Monday afternoon, having as- for the benefit of creditors. As near as can be learned tha liabilHiosasr- prt'gcite S240.000. The assets will run from SJ30.000 to consisting- of bills receivable, bank and other stock and roal estate. The failure was not unoxpectod, but up to two o'clock yes- terday atturnoon the bank believed t'noy could tido-over and with caroful man- agement avoid the crash, but several heavy drafts came in which could not be met. The immediate cause of the failure is general bard times and de- pression of business, caused by two crop failures In succession. Tho other banks will not be affected by the failuro and are in good shape. i Searching tho Hills for a Cr.ixj- Woirmn. his instructor in chemistry at tho Miami j CL w. Va., Oct. 14.-So v- Univnrsity, of Oxford, O. He was re- ceived with prolonged cheering. At Canton thore was an enormous crowd in waiting. It filled tho station yard and platform and overflowed on the tops of the railroad cars. The President made a short speech in which ho paid a high compliment to Canton's distin- guished citizen, Major McKinloy. Al- liance was the next station. The crowd here, too, was vory large and enthusi- astic. The President was introduced by Hon. David Fording. He spoke for about ten minutes. When the President bad concluded his remarks he began to shake hands with the people near the car and tho struggle to get within reaching distance of his hand was fearful. It is surpris- Sngthat there were no serious injuries inflicted upon the crowd. At Salem, the last station on tbe pro- pram me for tho day, tho crowd de- manded a speech, but tho President asked to be excused. IIis voice was in- j distinct and showed the wear and tear of the day's efforts. Mr. Harrison has broken ali Of his previous records for speech-making. On the day that ho spoke at Peoria, Galosbarg and Burling- ton he made seven speeches, transcend- ing all previous efforts. Bis speech at Alliance was the thirteenth lie bad made since his departure from Indian- apolis Monday morniny. The from Salem toPittaburyb was wJthopt noteworthy incident. The train arrived in tbe Pittsburgh station o'clock. It was broken there and tho Haslemere was made part of tbe fast ex- press of the Pennsylvania railroad is due in Washington at :45 this tnorning. PiTTSBfKon. Oct. 14. -Tho time of ar- rival of tbe President's party was not generally understood by the citizens of PHtsbargbanfl there were but few people upon the depot platform when the spe- cial train arrived. The represontatires of the city papers were accorded a brief interview. The President looked some- what wearied- Upon reaching Wash- ington he will have, traveled over JMXW aiies. With one exception be slept Lls car every ONE OF VICTIMS. eral hundred volunteers havo responded to Mayor Richard's call for scarchcrsior Mrs. Barnnon, the St. Louis woman who in a fit of insanity jumped from r. train bore and took to tho bills, leaving seven small children on the traia. Four days have passed since the occurrence. Thorough search has been -made for her without result. Rumor says that a ha.lt" naked womitn has been soon roaming the hills, but no one has boon able- to get near enough to recognize hor. The friends of the children have not op and they arc still in charge of tho police. Vnrrtcrons Seamen In Ch-iln.i FiiAycrsco, Oct. steam- ship San Juan has arrived here from Panama with two of her men in irons. One of them, named McCormick, was suspended from duty at Acnpulco for he- ing drunk- That night ho took a ham- mer and attempted to brain Chief Engi- neer Duncan while lying in bis berth, but failed. The other prisozsr is Rich- ardson, tbe second cook, who quarreled with Scbaeffer, the third cook, and at- tacked him with a cleaver, inflicting two terrible wounds. Schaefler is not expected to live. Bloody Battle In TenneMWs Tenn., Oct 14.-A pitched battle is reported from SmithviUe, Do Kalb County, on Sunday. At Mine Lick, near Smithville, Tom Watson had had several persons arrested for firing his barn- They were acquitted, but words ensued between the two factions which aoon grew Into war. Both sides fawl plenty Of followers. About thirty njrn and women engaged in the Sght. It is said that fourteen were wounded, two of whom may die. The Mine Lick got the worst of tho battle. day for raping Mrs. Thomas Thundina. Sunday night ho got Tbundina drunk and thtn r.ivished his wife. Adam eighteen years old, a rivet heater, fell from the new. Tenth street viaduct and was instantly killed. "Shorty" Bloodel, a tough saloon-keep- er, made an unsuccessful to murder his mistress and another woman and commit sutridi. lie is in jail. Dion Buebli, an Italian dairyman, quarreled with his neig-hbors ovor his cattle and in despair shot himseif through the heart _______________ A Talk With Speaker Reed. AT-IIANY, N. Y., Oct. Thomas B. Rood was in this tuy Monday after- noon en route to Dtica, where he opened the campaign for Congressman Sherman last niffht When askod what he thought of tho Republican chances for. carrying the fall election, he said: 'The chances are very good, but we must all pull to- gether. It is my balief that the people are back of us in the fight we made dur- ing the session, but if we lose tbe next Ilousc through inadrortance tho De- mocracy will claim that it isadlsayowal of our cause by the people and the re- sult of tb.it might be serious.'" Gnnc ofTuunc Arrested. Oct. 11. vouths were arrnst'jd at EllioottCity ynstcr- day a to this city. They are charg with numerous assaults and thefts which have recently been com- mitted. Scarcoly a nitrht has passed but a to which the parties are beli'sved to belong havocommittedsomo drsperate act on freight trains on tho Baltimore Ohio railroad near EUicott City. One rnan is now in a dangerous condition as a result of msoLing thoso toughs. Another was robbed and thrown from a train last Friday. The railroad people will prosecute the prisoners. Snubbed tho Curate   Interpre- tation, of the New Tariff l.aW. WASHINGTON, Oct Sec- retary Spaulding, of the Treasury De- partment, in construing tho fruit para- graphs of the new tariff law decides that "it is only fruits that are not other- wise enumerated or provided for in tho tariff act that come within tbo scope of tbo provision in tho free list He also decides that grapes are dutiable at the rate of sixty cents per barrel of three cubic feet capacity, and plums, whether CINCINNATI, Oct. 14. Said Mr. Keo lin, of the of Public Improve- ments, Monday: "I shall never rt-sigru The 0.000 city employes say they woalil rather bo turned out in a body than re- tain thoir placos In face of existing- charges. I shall leave my in tbo hands of tho Hamilton County cleloffa- tion and will not bo roprosontc'l in any other way. Unless my friends request my presence at Columbus I will the daily uioofings of jfco boari nt Cin- cinnati." Montgomery voices a llJte sentiment Low Barnard, chairman of the county executive committee, has gone to Co- lumbus with a politic-', pri i npiinbt Governor ..i-l'or. in the P.. P. I. affair. Frank J. IC.-IK. rce- rotury of the ia.uo U _.x-.tw with a large pulition indorsing tho Gov- ernor. President Fassot, of the James EL Cnmpboll Club, a colored 300 strong, bus called u rueeuny U> chungo the namo of tho club as a ro- buko to Governor. Reeinolin orod Democratic Clnb is the namo sugr- gosted. _ KOASTI5D WHILK ASLEEP. llorrthle Itcatu of u Clrvclniiil Took R Nxji In it (K-cn. Ct.KVKi.Axn, Oct 11. P-itrick Gor- man, foreman of tho gas department c4 the Otis Iron and Stcol Worses, met death in a most horrible manner oca Monday. At about o'clock ho ec- tered one of tho largo drying oveus tor the supposed purposo of taking a nap. The oven, which is in reality a larga room, was at tho time but comfortably warm. Soon afterwards, however, fireman, not knowing tlr.it anyone wa0 In tho oven, turned on the gas. When ihttdoorb wore opened at seven o'olocot Oormnn's body was found burned to criap. it is supposed tliut ho was ovoJf- comc by tho gas when asleep not klllo.l by tho flame. a wife and four children. Gorman loaves HIS MFMOUY_ Death of a IS green or otherwise, at cents per pound. tho rate of two The President made apecial Inquiry tor tbe latest bulletin concerning JUST ttce condltkm and will not likely bear ot bit   With All on Board. YORK, Oct A telegram from Boston confirms the report of the lossat sea of tho American ship Magellan, sailed from Boston on May 10 with a cargo of oil for Valparaiso. Tho Gor- man bark Para reports passing tho Ma- gellan abandoned and in a waterlogged condition 5n Aajfust The lookout of the Para righted a corpee lashed to spar. It is believed that every oao oa board perished. Aotl-IxXterr HARTFORD, Cona., Oct The first newspaper in this section caught by the aati-lottery advertisement law U tbe Hartford Evening Po iacattcr Kinney bM ordered that the entire aail of paper be stopped because its Sat- urday contained a half-cola mm of tbe LouUUna lottery. Mourning for Belknap. WAsmrfOTOK, Oct. news of tho sudden death of ex-Secretary IJol- knap was received at the War Depart- ment with genuine sorrow. General Belknap was a very popular official when he was at the head of tho War Department The usual marks of re- spect were paid to his memory by. tbe department which will be closed on the day of the funeral. It will also bo draped-ln mpurnirg for thirty days. Acting Secretary of War Grant will Is- sue tho official order as soon as the funeral arrangements are perfected. Foaod with a Itullel In ftln Temple. COICAOO, Oot body of a sup- posed suicide indentified by a letter and marks on the underclothing as that of J. P. Young, of Aurora, 111., was found in Lincoln Park Monday morning. Tbero was a bullet bole in tho temple, and a revolver, with two chambers empty, clutched tightly in the dead man's hand. The fact that a gold watcb and some money wore found in the pockets of the dead man prove that no robbery occurred, and without doubt the case was ono of suicide. tlic Silf.-r Wrrnth. BEKI.IS, Oct silver wreath purchased with funds subscribed in the Duitcd States has bcon lost in transit It was consigned to Mr. Charles Gibson, an attorney of St. Louis, now visiting Germany, and who was recently pre- sented by the Emperor with tho deco- ration of the Royal Order of tbe Crown. Mr. Gibson was to have deposited the tribute in tbe tomb of tho lato Einpero- Frederick._______________ the t-erallty ol.Electrocution. Oct motion to advance the case of Juglgo, the Japanese under sentence of death by electricity in New York, will bo made in tho United Supremo Court to-day. Tbe Jngigo.case the constitu- tionality of tbe electrocution law. Tbe of the Navassa rioters, under sen- tenoe of death at Baltimore, will prob- ably be beard on October 27. Didn't Try to Capture the PORT TOWNEES, Wash., Oct Tbe revenue cutter Corwin arrived hero Monday. Sbe reports that during tho three months' cruise of tbo revonuo cut- tor Rush in Bohring Sea sbe saw only five British sealers and three of were ordered beyond tbe tbre'.'-T.iHo limit Though tbey bad illicit skins oa ao attempt was rna-lo io seize tbem. _______________ rVMf of the Court. Oct October term of the United States Supreme Coart opened yesterday. Tbeooart mot at aoon, bat, owing: to tbo critical diUoa of.Associate Justice Miller, at once adjovraed. of Chi-.rlry. 14.-Patrick ono of the known, most popular and highly esteemed citizens of Firank- lln County, diod Sunday after a Ing llltKihS. lie was coronor of tho tv at tho time of his death, an which he had held continuously about; twenty-two years. Ho was an uucU-i-- ukor and livorym.ui by occupation, ami so ohuiittibly inclined was he that be scarcely ever charged a family funeral expenses, nnd it isj common re- port that there is carried oa his- booir-s to-day nearly SOO.OOO in -ircounls. Ihas his oslato will novor realize a douac- trom. In bis doath the poor of bus have loftt tboir best friend. DAMAGE BY A STOUM. Vicinity Vlnltcct by Huln Storm. MAKTIX'S FKHKY, 0., Oct TW-t loction was visited Sunday nigtit by tm-'r ot tho hardest rain storms on rain falling steadily for two There wcro many bijf washouts, bridges carried away and much Jono. Tho Wheeling A Lako Erie rail- road sulTorod tho most, several on itboing carried away, delaying DUG month. In aomo places pooplo toolr to tho second stories of tboir others ran for their lives. Tnvias iolayod on all railroads. No lives ans. reported lost______________ Oolllilod With Slroet Oct. 14.--A to.arn of ittacbcd to ahoavy freight w.igondrtvwn by Fred Uodo, ran away on Erio Monday morning and collide I with a, jtroot car. Tho tongue of tbo jtruck Ono of the horses in thole'tsldi% killing tbo animal almost instantltv Tho driver of tbe wagon was arrested- Tho street car wns turned nearly trriir ind the pawong'jrs b.''ly shaken up oat; ao one hurt. .'i FoUowiar an tbe itoant of Moaday'i AHURKAJf AMOCIATIO7. At IWtl LoSTxvr. Oct Tbe Gacrnsey tacbroent of tbe regiment, vbfcb bM been ordered to tbe ciw, their They M4 rWfccttiiT Fri'Vt'nt ConHoll'Intlou; Oct. of tho Cincinnati. San- Junky Cleveland railroad, who Ibo lost of a position, has traong tho C., S. A C. stockholders Ing the past woeh endeavoring to pre- vent thoir ratification of the sale to tic Big Four. He argues the groat disad- rantojro to them of such a deal. work may prevent tho consummation tho deal. _ Editor Bound Over for I4beU Ci.KTELAsn, Oct The o-f Manly Tollo, editor of tho Catholic Uiu- who was arrested for libel on tbe complaint of Ed i tor Ore t- 5-0% yi the Catholic Knight camo up bor-crs Justice Eauder yesterday and Tellc bound over to probau; court for hcarinf. effort was to ?rotnisc the caee, but without avali. trd Mass.. Oct Gajr Dowell, formerly of Maple wood, who baanot beea living with bis wife time, viaited the house here with-; a team yesterday and carried away two-yemr-old soa, who has bftftn with-iU mother. Tbe police bare yet captured bint. _ u, Oct Kit bM AM Wallet, a well-k A by Sadie B- lady, her ebMMk- i. J J.ii -H i i   

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