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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               DAILY NEWS. VOL- 1L 246. SALEM. OHIO. FRIDAY. OCTOBER 17. 1890. TWO CENTS. IN A scenes at the Syracuse Hotel Holocaust. Awful to From tho Devouring' Element ia Its }Ja.U Sweep. uaus were ailed with women and children, some bait dressed, but the ma- jority in their night Some wers routed out for the second time, having I been in tbe fire at tho LMand Uoteli fi emen strung two lines of hose j throusrh the otlice ar.-l up a back stair- way to he kuehaa, -A-noro tho were Some of tee woodw'. rk wa-; cnopped a-.vay aud tbe 3re wa; soja yut our. Mass Meeting of Knistits of Lever. TEKUIFIC EXPLOSION. KK JCljht PerUhrd aud Thirteen Were Said to Been of Incendinrf STBACTSE. X. Y Oct. splen- did Lelsnd Hotel lies in ashes and the prophecy of hundreds, who tha buildin? in the course of construction, that it was a fire trap has been woefully verified. To give an adequate descrip- tion of the horrifying scone of d struc- tion, which began at o'clock Thurs- day morning-, would be impossible. To those first on tbe scone the cries of the poor wretches doomed to death by the slow torture of flre wore blood-curdling. Tho cries of "See hi.-n and one edly from tho throats of tbo spectators, only added to the intenso ajjony of the scone. Th? streets were filled with peo- pie who h.-d escaped barely with their lives, bringing tiles of horror of those left to their fate within the burning building-. It seemed an interminable time be- foro tho firemon could a stream to play upon tbe flames. Tloarsg cries of men and shrieks of women tho air as they would appear for a mom out at the windows of the upper stories and fall back exhausted. The taios of hair- breadth escapos by those who succeeded in getting out would fi'l a volume. The New York Central depot, Concrnss ITa.ll, the Globe Hotel, Vanderbilt Hall, Man- sion House and everv available house was turned into an infirmary for the in- jury and a refuse for those who oame out of tho fire alive. Lewis Lsland was the first to discover the flre, He was gointf from the oiBco whon. he noticed a light through cracks in the door open- ing into tbe stairwav which led to tbo kitchen and store roomabove. Opening the door he saw that the upper'end of tbe stairway was in flames, and he quickly closed tho doors and ran back into the office, calling to nig-ht clerks Jones and to give an alarm. Mr. Bridgerain ran? the electric alarm that rings a bell in every room in tbe house, and Mr. Jones sent an alarm of fire to the telephone office. In the moan- time Lewis Leland elevator boy, Henry Rooschor, had run up stairs and dashed through tbe halls, calling to the guests to gat out of their roooi-3. In less than a mintita the entire northwest cor- ner of the building was afire, and all efforts of th9 hotal employee to chac'< the progress of the flamos worn unavul- ing. Even beforo a majority of the guests were awako tbe light shaft ia the center of the burning. Scores of guests who had boon arousal by the crackling of tho flamos or the ringing of the electric bells rushed out of their into the halls, only to find thorn Cull of smoke. Sooi-3 of those who got out of their rooms just suc- ceeded in escaping by the staircase. The halls wore filled with the cries and shrieks of frightsned men and women. Although the gas was burning in all tho halls, the light could not bo soon more than a few feet off, on account of the dense smoke. Dozens of mon and women who had fallen the floor and stairs wore dragged to exits. In less than ton minutes after the alarm had been given tho rescuers were driven from the insido of tho building and tbe only means of assistance was from the outs id'.1. The Hayes truck was run up to tho bnildin? and an attempt mado to h list tho ladder. There was somo bitch in tho machinery of the hoisting appara- tus which male a delay of several min- utes. At one window on tho sixth floor wors throe women, employes of the betel. Thoy wpro Miss a pantry "irL and Madeline Hnnncssv. the linen room girl, and her sist'jr, Tho three women rushed to tho window, threw their arras about each otber and called for help. A hundred voicos from tbo street called to tbem to bo quiet till iladdrr could bo placed, but the Walker g'.rl suddenly stopped on the window sill and with a cry: "I'd rather be killed than burned." throw herself out into the street She was killed by the fall. The Hennessy sisters crouched into tbe room and a moment later they were rescued the firemen. At a window on the fifth floor two women screamed for help. Tbo bitf lad- der was at another window and a jutnp- net wa  were hushed and nothinzcoald seen in the creat structure butseeth- ir.jr. conssrainir billows of Sre. as they abovr. the hijbist cornices and in th'- look iirri. is a list'of the killed: York. flie Agrlculisro n u- r to tlio Orr-u .ttu-ilo-.M CVroaL Tf 17. Colune! J. Murphy. 01 York, has bocu pointed special of T'-.O Department of Agriculture in Europe, for special duty in to tho use among Kuro- peans of cwrn and corn p.-oduct-s. and to present to Ear ti.c avr.ilaV'iliiy of that cereal for human food Secretary Rusk that z understanding of the tv.iMc value corn in its many attractive Svru.s greatly increase its use or.g tho peo- ple of Europe for this at present its uso is eon E nod to cattlo feeding purposes, with the result but a very Maall per cent, of the crop is exported. Colonel Murphy labored earnestly to secure an corn exhibit at the Exposition and more recently has cond'sct; d a exhibit at the International Exposition at Edinourg, Scotland. Addresses to tbfl .Vi-mbers of the br Chaunc-y M. De- pew aud Chief Arthur. DESPKKADOJiS CAPTUiir.D. to of a 3'nir nf I tnen hn :or Years 1 r. r.irwil Truveltrs Iu CHICAGO, Oct. desperate criminals who for years havo haunted the rocky passes cf the Sierra Madro in California, t aveic-rs and robbing were roundod uri iMC'ht Lv d.'-iuctives on tho West Tr.e ar-> known ia tho Golden State, where thr-y oscaptxl from the San nt-nil'-ntiary a desperate battl3 with guards, as Charles Thome and George Shlnn, wiiiio ibis side of the coast they havo U'.ULT many aliases. Thoir capturj ef- fected by J. B. Ilmne, of- ficer of V.ViK C in conjunc- tion with tho T'in'- ertoi: dp? "-ct' VP -vgency. LAKK CITY, Utah, Oct. 17. .Tohn 1. Lambert, ,lohn and a risui named wore arrosted day, charg.'d with unlav ful cohnbita- tion. Lanibert and Anderson gave baH in the sum of Si.o-M. 'out Ji..nos failed io give b.onfls aril to prison 'o await the action of the errand jury. Nathan Hanson, d with unlawfi'I cobabitalion, pk-r.iln-i guilty h-- foi-o Judye Zano. J. M. with the; sumo oJTi'n.-.'.'. p'l-i'.ilfl juilty and will he SPntouc.'-d Novirrnbor '30. James I'utler vas convictrd of unlawful cohabitation at and was sen- tenced tosix months in the penitentiary. A r.oml Kiti.ineUl Kxhiblt. NEW YOHK. Oct. The most bar- rnonious annual mooting ot tuo btocK- holders of the Novthovn RaP.i-o. d Company ever hold took r.lac-o in it o Mills building yrstfrday. President Thomas Oalies pr'-sid'.-'i. The annual report showed that thn gross oarniuga of the company, including receipts from leased and branch lines, for the ycur ending Juno 30, 1890, woro operating expenses, wliile from othor sources SI. 2 ;1. 17-2.21 were re- ceived, giving a total net income o! S10.4S7.02S. _ Beat Fastest Thm; "n SouTir.vMrToy, Oct Tho Ham- burg American Company's steamer Columbia, which loft Now York last Thursday at two p. in. reached this port at noon Thursday. the trin in six days, fifteen hour? and minutes, l.rr-akir.ff the bost- rfcord. her own, by two hours and eleven minutes. This is about fivo days, hours to Quccnstown. In nf n-rmaiy'H tir--at Soldier. NKW YoriK. 0.''.. 17. of the ninetieth birth-lay of Von Moltko has Svd by th-'; in charge for Octo'.'Cr 27. in th-! MftroD- olitan Opora Houso. The- speakfrs will be Carl Rol.urz. Chaiincf-y M. Dr-pew and William Walter Fhelps, United Statea Minister to Germany. Two thousand German societies will bo ropruaontod. Mr.osiah In tJir Ganrd S. D.. Oct. Ten Hands, an Indian at Hig Foot's c.imp. has boon arrested by the authorities at tbe Chey- enne agency and thrown into gua-d bouse for posin? as th" Indian Messiah. He has bf-en perforroin? weird dances, going into trances and asking snnuitie.1. rations and even money and ponies from tho superstitious Indians. JTrcachcr-PoIiUciHn jsm-r-V. from fifth floor: in- Tt_______ f by a rop-j half fourth when tba _ .K. Tenn.. Oct. Her. D. C Keller. Prohibition f-a-didafo for Governor, has been for sir months by tho M. E- Con- ference. which is in session at for leaving bis post at i without porrr.is-jion of Train 121.. IT. train was wrecked on the o. Burlington Quincy at Altos early ay morniyir. from the r-umei and MI to tbe from fifth floor: died Worn j of stock and "T an-i tbe engineer and fireaan wero i badir hurt. Mt Robert T._Mil3s. of XcV York, a A. -T- Honten. of Jersey Oorie E. Wood, of Dex- Tbir.cen persoiw more or before six o'cloclt jesterdaj a telephone of fire was .in; word qnicklj spread tbat ijiote Hotel was on fire. and ia a few miantes Er.r.i.is. Oct. Ycsvrdar the cof- fias containing ihe remains of the late Emperor Fredericic, Printxj Waideaiar and Princs Sigismur-d wcra removed frosi Potsdam ani placed in the r.ew at that place. Two YORK. Oct The World a second widow of WiUiarn II. Spencer, wbo died suddenly in a Chicago hotel 2Mt week. bM appeared as a for the iatnrsAce upon bU lite, Cf'.u-ve I T'l-.t tho Proposed tiou of Kmllwuy W.ll X.-t bo AccompUnhed. IT.--The Brother- hood of Locomotive Engineers hold its opoi the Grand Opera afternoon. Evary avciiiilil'5 ir.fh of room wos occupied. Addrosbos wore maie by Mayor Gourloy, of 1'iiisburgh; Lieutenant Governor Davids, Chauacoy M. Depew, Grand Chief Arthur ani others Amontf lottors roa-l fro-n prominent gentlemen expressing rogrot at thoirinability tobo present woro President Roberts, of the railroad: G. W. Childs, p. nf 1 VnnsylvaTUa: (iov- ornor of Ohio, and others. Mr. IX'pow received a ovation when introduced. His address was lis- to with great intorost. Several timos tho speaker was coinpelliil to pause, owing to the c-nthuiiam and ap- plause of his hearers. Chief Arthur was er.tbusiisiically re- ceived Ho prefaced his seventeenth annual report by stating the objects and intents of the convention. Tho speaker then recounted the raauy dangers en- countered by tho engineers. The in- surance foatura of tho Brochorhood was dwelt upou at length; wore paid during the past year to wid- ows, orphans and disabled members, making grai'l toi-a! o' liO.v.ViO paid paid out in bnnoftis siace the inaugura- tio-i of tho lasurano.' Tho exercicos clo-icd with a few re- marks and prayer by Bishop The Grand of tho I'ri-and Intar- national Auxiliary to B. of L. E. will hoU aa session at thoir as- sembly roonj in Allegheny this raorning. Tbe regular business session cf the con- vontioa to-day. A parly of western engineers havn started for this City for too purpose of opposing :he conservative policy of Chief Arthur and as champions of fed- eration. Iu interviews with several of the grand olncors yesterday it was stated no trouble ia anticipated in settling the question of f- il.'-ration. That there is a wido dilTercnon of opinion upon the sub- ject i-> wyll known. O.-.e of tho oflioials stat'.-d that a majority of the subordinate divisions arc opposed to federation, es- pecially upon tho basis proposed. Each f tho dlvisious havo already voted upon the The result of the voto is as yet known only to tho grand officers, who will announce tho vote to tho convention when the question comes up for In answur to the quostioa, "TTow does your organiz-itinn regard tho Knights of First Grand Assistant Engineer Hayes said: "Wo are in sympathy wito the members of every labor organisa- tion in tho country. That is, wo sympa- thize with thf.'ra so long as they remain within tho bounds of law and reason, but wo arc opposed to that class of men who resort to violence as a moans of set- tling di-iniitus between labor and capi- tal. The Drotborhood of Locomotive Engineers is opposed to anything- un- American, and wo will continuo to fol- low this policy in tho future as wo havo in the past." Accident In n Ftirnnc" Jn- j :ry r j .rkiiida. Two of iViioin Ort r.'.-cident oc- at Moorhead, .fc Co.'s blast furnace at Soho Thursday after- noon, resulting in soriously injuring eight workmen, two fatally. The men woro in drawing co'co from thf; ov.'-ns tho liot dust blrr.v out. on- volopinz the entire p.'irty. Elward ati'l John liuicbos wars burnol alrno.-ii be- yond recognition Th.-.v will Eithaney, Frederick Kaker and four whoso names couli not, b" learned, v.-f-ro also badly burned. The injura-1 to Ilomoo- patblc Hospital and tboir wounds dressed. All but the Hughes brothers will likely recover. The cause of tha ac- ciclont ia not known. There was no seri- ous daraago dj.ic to tho mill. IJr.l-l Train JUibberj-. KANSAS, CITY. Oct. A daring rob- bery occurred In this city Wednesday When the Omaha express on tho Missouri Pacific had stopped at tbe State Line station, shortdistanco from the Union depot, where the conductor ind engineer register, three men with- jutdLsguise entered tbe first chair car. one preteadiny to be a news ajrenu Tbe others coTerei the passengers with rf- volvers and corapelled them to bani over their valuables and then made thoir It i'i impossible to say how UiUch ite to Grlrf at tjttt, RArn.s. Mich., Oct. John who was arrested several weeks ago for his brother, to o'-f.in a pension, pleaded guilty in the Ur.if.-i Sialc-s Court Wednesday and sentenced to hard at toe Detroit floufe of Correctioa for two years. batj's fraad one of ibe boldest iis- He ihe papers of brotbt-r, who served ia tbo war and had been dead two years, Msataed bis name, and not oniy a pension bet liTed over a year at the Soldiers' Men Vr.ibabiy Injured Plftetu Uuilij Buruui) la it terrible ox- plosion occurred at tbo Otis Stool on. tbo lake shore, shortly before flve o'clock Thursday morning, in which throo mea were perhaps fatally injured, while fifteen moro were badly bruised aud burned, Tuo accident occurred in the Bessemer steel dopartmout of the es- tablishment A leak in tbo Bessemer converter allowed a small quantity of molten motal to escape. This caused a explosion, which served as a warning to tho two hundred workmen employed in tbe shop. They ran for their lives, but all ha-l not reached a place of safoty whoa a second explosion occurred. Tho report of this explosion was ac- companied by flying debris and raolton metal. Tho roof of tho Uossemor shop was blown oil and tho slate and iron composing it wero thrown in every di- rection with torriftc force. Tho com- bustible material of tho building was ignitod and :Uarms of flro w ro turned in. Fire engines responded und tbe flames wore quickly subdued. A STOCK JOBIHN'G SCItEMR. Claimed Thut tho Injunction Ag'ilimt the Trust tho Outcome -if NKW Yor.x. Oct scorns to be good ground for believing, tho iu- junctiou served on the oncers' of the lugar trust Wednesday at tho instance of Duncan Cameron, restraining tnem from procordiag with the work of reor- ganizing the trust, was situply a stock jobbing scheme and that a judge of the Supremo Court (Pratt, of was unconsciously mado a party to it :Vt the office of tho trust yesterday it was said by  Miller was tho man umlr-r tho firm mum? of W. II. lughani it Co.. mulcted, eoi people in this cry out in I and then fled. At ho- had aa offico at No. 35 Miller a pcvldu-r cf J'.'wolry in Tenncawo in 1 i 1ST? h'> A shoo tlertlor iu i'.i, u's-l i-ifor at Columbus, O. In l.fl !nii.-1 io Chi- cago, owing to '.55Vr- eut. firms. ,'aed a banld-v: in l--r tho name of .-.iliv: T'-i--i -.vi.i-ki'l a "fund" similar :o iho "-.-i. tivo syii'tv tii-> rr. ;.ii -r 1 Now York, asKv.it Us arn> vl -And s ini-sv.-'-t i-u .V-livt, prison, luu si'i'iir? i :i -.-v .-.i.-n- prowio linirs an.l ju-njji1-'1 "ii-: next exploit was swindle. M-l'.or i-; mid i >r tlio W. II. Inclniii] C-o. fur which he was iri'iietoL SAN 1 AM> tlc- ivly liy 0., Ca.prn.in A. C. Cuwiuins. on-.- of tb" pro -liucnt Democratic j'uii'ieians in r.iiiy ol Obio and a close triced of was DD u.i ytcaot between throo unil four u'clucic Tbius- clay found lyuifj oa tbo pavunif-nt. In fro'it nf a lUiurinjrmill bj tho employes in mil'. Wlion found till h s p-. ckeH were turned out, bis overcor.l. and bis valisfi was cut oj i-n .ill articloa ot value from U. taken to bin iH'iuo. wheve inns worhoS. with lihn until hn sii'nti-rou- scious. but bo is not yri nbie to thinff about, tbu >lo u-asre- turninp from Columbu-. wliero bv> been the pviintSL A valuable irohl :mcJ ovorcortt are known to bo stolen, but it is not; known how luuc.b mono.? bo uaiL THE ojiAu Futier'il Services of 'c-.'te Ju.sth't' Hnlil In t'.l mi.' MtruiJt-ilfay thn I'rpKldi-nt nud 1! Oct. of- Justice Saoiuei- F. Millar, ut So- prfttiic1 Court, tool: (ilaco Tbursday. Serviui a wero bold at'he bouso at U'.-n o'clock, after wbiob Use rctnains Ivors convi-yi-d to tbo Cnpi'c.l und tiikon to tho Court room, iiiil forniiT associates on tbo bunch as honorary piUl-buarors. Tbo tlpnt nnd mcmbors of tbe at- tended the f unernl. Tbe services in Jh-2 Supreme. Court room, conducted by Sbippen. wore very Tbr? family of tho late Associate Jusrioo nrl. almoHt all of tho Jo-ticcs of tbw Sn- prmne Gjnrt necornpatiir-d tho to Kookuk, fa., leaving at TllIC Wi-nltliy Wmitu it Div.rco ciiim- IIU Oil Illlt.TS. C-AMTirACiB, and jury ara listening to a divorcu cr.so in wii'.oh aiv wealthy .'armor of this r.nl young1 v.-ifo arn tbn John I'oyton, a widowor. and Mrs. TV'ck, v.-orn in Soptoinb'.-r, IWil. I'eyton ohargos that within fooc months nftor tho to poison hi n wiih oil. IIo that SLI" put i'no inajutfof whtM'-cy from w'uic.'i PnyU'n .il.ni's t'-.-nt. put oroton oii in trie f'-r zr.c pose of curing f'eyton of Slight for ft Fl.'ixlUfi .lor, Nllwi-fij-T, II. I., Oct. Charles I" I.atc, of New York, wis brought. yesterday from that city and arraigned' on coicpiuinluf the bi.-ciuty for i'r's- vyntion of Cruelt" to with burninjf a hor1-'! Uo fined Sl'i-> arid which be paid and was discharged.. O't. 17. irsriars irair.ed en- tranco to DoH'.'iibausfb's general store at Kandolpb. County.. niftht. wbero in locavjd. Tho iafo wa-t an-i SWO in rash. in starnpH. a g-ul I watch and of'vr s-.-cu.-yJL N-_- to tho tblfT'rS. in i% Krf'.nn !l I.. 27. -a'ir.3- pitiful and rtfren ia this citr ih-m thai sr-nVd by Charif" b'-fv-'j inviii ion :r.i a_- "S'-'l at lai- Or: School. is b-t. -lays, aai h- than a a of .1 Soatfc 'i. W. Vx. A patch fron: ?t. W- i frm train at otxs that tne naa fosn-L a u Oct. c tat mn   

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