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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 22, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. NO 167 Ahead ofj all Competition, sorted stock of IHE FRONT our COMPLETE well HOLIDAY COMPLETE Explosion of a Heater in a •finger Coach. GOODS IN ASSORTMENT I SPLENDID IN QUALITY I OVERFLOWING WITH GENEROUS BARGAINS! •xaahu#our • «*ant Mn# lint,'* department* 'w. V-an*.‘'frnrt>**n(5 »*k lit (LUSK Mid (.OLD PKN fur ladlei Ndd .    ‘    * DOLLS! DOLLS! DOLL COAL8 THROWN ALL OVER THE CAR. "very reader to We off ar Un* brit quality full aired, Goods st Low rat meat. In china, wax, washable, bisque, Jointed, rubber. Defeat, dressed xiii body aud musical dolts, Don’t fall to see this line. a!5a J«JIS flUI    attention    to our One!* r a Sold every where for U..V) and ta Our prtw fui, !• Boots, Booklets,etc.,i BUGGIES! TOYS. Patent twinging and Mioo-lly hora* ss, Manos, Wash Sets, Tea and Dinner Sets, Hunk and Saw, Tool Chests, Mesic lanterns, Tin Toysjron Toy-Wheel Harrows Tor Desks and Ta hies,CarUand Ex- fress Wagons, Toy runks. Toy Musical Instruments, eta,, etc. XMAS T-R-JE-E ORNAMENTS. Plush Birds, Garland Moss, Paper Ornaments, Glass lamps, Candle Holders, Candles, Tree Holders, md some forty or tore different de I ns of tree or* laments. Two Men Terribly Cat by J nm pin, Through th. Wlodows-Horrlbl# Kl# valor Arr blent at Denver, Colo.—Arri-dent at a Cantata at Maxtaaw, Mirk.—A Boy Rilled While Hunting- Two Trainmen Killed—Pall of a Kraffold. Battu C'rkkx, Mich,, Dec. 3k—Th* Baker heater in a flrst-clasa coach of Ga Chicago ami Grand Trunk west-bound pa**--nger train passing through this city early Saturday morning, exploded, filling the car with lire coala and gaa. The coal* fell over the passengers, badly burning acerra I. and setting fire to the neats and woodwork. The windows were broken out to get air, aud two men who Jumped through them were severely cut. A German family named Fria#, going from Jersey ( ity to San Francisco, lost their clothing, ai d two children and the mother J men* badly burned. William D. l* and fatuity of Somerset, England, lost all their clothing, and two of the children were ! Badly burned. A. C. Fowler, en route to ' “M-ngo, had his arm cut, and another mau and bin wife, name not known, were burned. The injured passengers were transferred to the other cars, and after rn-! rri\big medical ass mf an ce bere went on west. The car was t>adly damaged before tho fire was extinguished. ar YANCY AND I’!,rill QCF)®n—.Photograph Album*, ;w» handle no trash.) Auto graphs, Work Htan-ls and llnskets, lictor# K.i»*li t blk!'* sets, Brush and Comb nets. Dressing Cases. Manicure nets. Sharing gets. Infant 'cts, Trars er's Dressing ates. Collar and Cuff Boxes, Cigar ( as * Horn Good* Perfume Cases, Mien Ikxet, etc., etc. X MAW AXD MW TEARS CAUP*, BOOKLET*. Ac—Th# most complete and elegant Ina seer sh own la Alton, and at Prices that ami make competition weary. Call and see or yoursest. micellaneous mishaps. «p*OAMEs of all kinds Including the popular Haltu.t, Anabas!*, Basil Iuds, reel, etc.,tic. ALL SORTS* Music Bol ts playing 3, I. 4, s and I airs, Violin and Galtar strings, Ac. Accord#on t, llnimonies s, Preyer books Plrturebnoks sr hinds hup piles. Tissue Papers a I ’ shades (Im ported and I lorn cetic. Ac. Ac., Ac. Ac., Ac-, Ac Their Clothing Caught rife. PADIN AW, Mich., Dec. BS.-The honan of the Tilden school fire in Detroit a year •go were nearly duplicated at Teutonia Opera house Friday night. A cantata of Pant* < 'laos was in Progreso. Willie Kimball. Frost King, waa going through hie part when hts coat lime caught fire. The audience shrieked In fear and many of the children fainted. Professor Thompson of the High school dashed in from th# wings id the theatre, mid tearing down Stage draperies as he ran, wound them •bout the boy and little Mamie .Schaefer, who bad Miso caught fire. Half a down men c-lamia*red ovmr the footlights In tim* to help Thompson put out the fire, and others quieted the crowd Mid • panic was •vetted. Both children are confined to their beds, but will recover. A merry Xmas once again And you ahall ha va it, one Mid all. I If yon will look over our suck. And hoed our urgent call; For nil thats fine in the Holiday line, YouMl sooner or Inter discover Cnn be had by one and all If you look our stock over. CHAS. J. DEGENHART, IQI and ;i03 cor. Third am! Pinna mIh, Alton. Kilted by aa Elevator. Dexter, Dei a*.-Theodora Man was Instantly killed in the Boston black Fri-ilny Msu had lieeu sent by bis employer to the revenue office for a liquor license He had transacted his business and bad stepped to the elevator door for the purple of defending t«> the street. This waa on the third floor The elevator at this time was at the fifth floor. Man put his bead through the frame work of the door, and just as he did so the cage descended, catching the un fori un a Ie mans head ba tween the bottom of the door and a cross piece. The whole top of his bead waa crushed and his braies were strewn about. Mau was married last Tuesday, and hia young wife la heartbroken over his a death. Merry Christmas. NICK PKRFTJMES Sachet Powders, ('undies, Combs, rors, l^ine SotAps, - ~o— at —o— FROM IO UP. Cologne, I brushes, Ftc. Fin© Mir- MARSH S DRUG STORE The Rev se Ut Victim. Quebec, Can., Dee. Sl.-Mme Baaaeha- min, of PA Ferpetue, died Saturday morning from the Injuries received in the recent railroad disaster This makes the seventh victim. The coroner's inquest was re mined Saturday morning. A witness from Pt. Joseph testified that he saw the fatal train coming toward the bridge and mw it Jump the track and roll down tho emtonkmrnt He was positive that the train a aa going faster than usual at the time of the accident. ALTON AND UPPER ALTON. READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! NEW GOODS SPCoine and See Them.^2 A Young Hunter Ae#l4ent»lly Killed. ELE Tok, Md., Dec Bk.-While Jesse and William Poster, aged respectively IS and 21 years, aohs of William Foster, a wall known fanner of Elk Neck, were gunning for ducks on the shore of the Elk river Friday, a gun in the hands of Jesse was being handed to his brother when it was accidentally din barged, the whole load penetrating th* left breast of J ase#, killing him instantly. ti —EIRE — GOLD and MLV KE WATCHES! —KICH JEWELRY SILVERWARE Fatal Skating Accident. Colorado 8r hi no*, Colo., lire. aa.— A party of young people went to Cheyenne lake, four miles from this city, skating. They found the ice too thin, but Charlie Heed, aged 14, and Charlie Hendrickson, aged 23, ventured upon the lee. They had gone bat a short distance from the •hors when th* lea broke and both ware drowned before assistance could reach them. Eh# Friendly Redskins Will Try to Bring In the Hostiles. Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. Kl.-The Journal’. Bapid City, H. D., special my*: Gen. Miles has received advices from Gen. Brook# that 50) friendly Indians left Fine Ridge to attern)* to bring in the hoe-UloH, Dispatches from Lieut. Col. Drum, ai Fort I ates, announce that the Indians there are quiet Thirty nine of Bitting Bull s Indians, who left the agency on Monday, have sent in word that they will return. This leaves not liver seventy on the reservation. Gen Carr has thrown out a cavalry force to intercept the band now reported moving across the reservation to the Bad Lands. HI* Feet sad ll iimp Surrender, If the force fails to intercept them they will be pursued and arrested Gen. Miles says that no ailvami- would be mack* until the result of the Pine Ridge embassy is known. Big Foot and Hump have surrendered and returned to the agency. No Indian** except the band mentioned are now going to the hostiles and the cordon la constantly tightening. Gen. Miles din. credits the report of a large band of In diam in the vicinity of Camp Crook in the Little Missouri river, No further engagement* are reported from the lower ranches. The government herd has been located on Alkali creek and a force of twenty men have gone to round it up. The Kickapoo, Ars Uneasy. A KE ARMAS CITY, Ken., Dec. aa-Mr. Snyder, agent of the Kickapoo Indiana in Indian territory has written to his son Henry In this city, that 1,000 Kickapoo warriors have hail a dance near the em line of Oklahoma, and that for three days and nights they have had their pen tee ready for act Urn. They are well armed and the settlers are frightened. If the Indians attempt mischief Copt Buies will send troops here. A NEW CONSUMPTION CURE. What Dr. Mb artsy, al Detroit. Says of HI# Treatment. Detroit, Dec. 88-Dr. K. I* Hhnrley, the discoverer of the new consumption cure, is satisfied that hia cure will prove the popular remedy of the world. He said that his first idea was to follow nature’s course by giving patients a rarefied air like that of Colorado. He prop*wed to build a high garden on top of Harper hospital, making Hair tight aud artificially supply air like that of (dorado. This was gi veu up <>n account of the expense, but the idea Is carried out in the cabinet on the same general line. “A year ago,” said the doctor. ‘We (Attained two monkeys and several guinea pigs for experimental purpose*. We used these in pairs. One animal was treated with inject Iona of chloride of gold and sodium, cl. Ion ne gaa and rarefied air, while the other was left for nature to take its course. Many Fat lea ta Treated. It took Home time to get the amount of tit# injection down to a mathematical certainty, but now, after an examination, we know just t lie amount to use. The cabinet is one of the features of the treatment. Whet I a pat lentil* put in the cabinet a breathing tube, which is closely fitted to the mouth, supplies him normal air to berattle, * hirh has a pressure of fifteen pounds to the square inch. With powerful sir |-urni»* we then rarify the air in t he cabinet until the gauge shows eight pounds to the tech. The result is that the air in his lungs has a tendency to expand, having greater power, and the unused air crib are called into use. When the patient come* out of the cabinet be is treated with chlorine gas impregnated with sodium, and the process of healing is st once established * A large mintier of consumptives am boing treated and ara saki to show signs of improvement after the find week. Items Public Interest the Capital. from KATE S WORK OF THE NATIONAL 90L0N3 The senate Is Still IM.rnwIn* lh# Kteetles Biti The Pare Food Hill—Hilts and Kes-eluiioas Passed by the Boas# of Representatives— The President te the World's Pair Prwrlamatloo In a Short Tima. w AHU IMOTO* Crnr. Dee. KL—The senate Rat unlay passed a number of private pen aion bilk. Sawyer asked unanimous consent for the fixing of an early day In January for the consideration of tbs Postal telegraph bill. Wolcott objected. Ingalls wan granted a two weeks leave of absence. The morning hour haviug expired, the elections bill was laid before Ute sen •Ie. Paddock gave notice that after tbs consideration of the pend lug bill (and be fore it should be concluded if Its debate 1 was to be prot rated to any great extent) he , would ask the senate to take up the pure food bill, which was demanded by the 1 fanners from one end of the country to the other. In the House. A number of conference reports on pub- J lie building bills were agreed to »>j the house Saturday. The following bilk and resolutions were pained: Senate bill for tbs relief of 8. H. Brooks, rn silt ant treasurer al San Francisco, and the sureties on His official I tend; senate Joint resolution deflo- I lug a quorum of the hard of commissioner* of the district of Columbia; bouse bill to authorise the construction of a j tunnel under the w ater* of the bay of New York between Middletown and New Utrecht. BARNEY & BERRY'S. Nvnraii Y Pitts 315 & Hamill, Hid Ie Street. ITS NO SECRET. OTHER CAPITAL NEWS. Alloa’s Alar si Pre.idswt Harrison W ASMI Mi TU* ClTT, Dec rn—Allen of Mississippi managed to inject a financial speech into the debate Friday on an Indian measure In the course of his speech he said that the president had "abow ti bis ' littleness in attempting to bu lidos* the senate." Ho quote*I tim alleged remark 1 of a lady who was fond id decorating ber parlor with sculpture, to the effect that she was going to secure a "Ufowiae statuette" of President Harrison. The Tariff Moppet! His Wale Ii. Wash I koto* CITY, Dec. rn-When Reb Hubbard, minister to J (Min, was meal let! from that country, the government officials of Ja|mn, desiring to testify their regard for hun, sent him a beautifully ural-minted watch. This watch la now In tile Georgetown, D. C., custom house, where a good round sum has lawn assessed against it as duty That our STOOR Is the MOST COMPLETE *w*r Drought ta Alton. Wa can show you Something New at often aa you call In: CARPETS: Tapestry,    Body Brumels Ingrain,    Art Square, Rag or Hemp IIN CURTAINS: Dado or Plain,    Lace or Pottier. IN RUGS: Fur Maquette,    .Smyrna & Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire andfCocoa Mats. Igtdiea Ilka to aaa the Nawaat and Finest in House Decorations. Th# Easiest way to aaa than is to Cal] frequently at oar cub I lab me uh wbather you with to (my or not. World's Pair I'roc lama! Iou. WAsMiMiton CITY, Dec. KL—The prmi dent will issue the World’s fair proc I tuna lion very soon. Krprraentnilve Butter worth, the pwcreUry of th# bourd of mens gem, and Mr Perk, the agent of the board, saw the pmidwnt Sal unlay morning un! ci»nvtiuwd hint that the sui** rip!mn- were satisfactory. •tele# of Freact* Marios. Washington Cm, Dec KL-The tam appropriating PO,OOO for • “*•»«* of Gen. Franck Marion, to be erected In Columbin, 8. CX, bas been reported favorably to the *eoate A Lively Factional How Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. KL—The Journal* Bismarck, N. P., special gi wean account of a bitter factional fight in Dawoon, Kidder county, N. D. The trouble ans* over a publication ta The Dawson Ti nm reflecting on County Tres*# urar Rotort*. who sought Editor Raymond and demanded s retraction. A refusal, and a fight followed, in which a brother and a friend of the editor set upon Roberta, the editor cracking the official's akuIi with on iron castor. This led to a general fight between two factions in the town, in which Joe Conium’* nose was broken md his head smashed. No have yet been made. O LOCKS In Largs Variety Fell from rn Running Train. Pl* UC* HK EKPO! K, N. Y., Dec. KL—Th* dead kill## of Frank M. Harris at Harry Edwards, th* conductor sod brakeman of a freight train, were found lost night between th# tracks at Montrose station. It is believed the men either fell or were blown from s passing train. The bodies were taken to Peekskill. Accordians, Violins -AVD- Guitars. Fireman ami Brakeman Killen. Ko AVOKE. Va, Der. fit—-A freight train WM wracked on th* Shenandoah Valley railroad, two mil*-# east of Buchanan. C. Ii, Atwood, fireman, and Edward Houlton, a brakeman, were killed Tbs wreck was caused by the train striking on immense boulder which had rolled upon the Hack. Captan* By Moors. Madrid, Dec. *1.-Recently the Spanish coaster Hon Francisco ran ashore near AlhucemoM, Morocco. The stranded vessel wa* barded by a party of Moors, who carried off everything of ijdue which they could lay hand* upon. The entire craw and a woman, who we* a passenger, weir made prisoner* and deprived of ail their cha bing even that which they wore at the tim*. The marauder* were promptly par-sued by a detachment of troop* who overtook them and rescued th* prisoner*. TK* Owen Bro*.’ Foliar*. PMO VI DK WUK, It. I., Urn. KL-The assign ess of Owen Bro*, bars furnished the following statement to the pre**:    Th# gram indelrtednem direct and indirect at Owen Bra. Is about •UWft.ttri, with *»«-<« of ihare* in the Atlantic and St Croii mills, St, Croix notes and amount* due them from St. Croix mill an account of loam* and the real estate of George Owen, Jr. The value of asarts it is impossible to state at this time. The debts direct aud indirect of George Owen, Sr., ara from •480,000 bi A’s lo. no, with   of real estate ami sham in hanks, etc , valued at about 11 fin. OHO; ■bam in Atlantic aud Bt. Croix mill* and small inter** in the firm at G. 8. Owen Sc Co. A 'arg# proportion af George Owen's, Sr., imlwbiednesi. ie included in that of Owen Broo.' on tudor** men ta And their Cappllea. Household, Domestic aud Standard Sewing Mc’s. Sewing Machine Needle* and Repairs of all kinds, Gold, Hlver and Steel Spectacles to Suit All, Clock*, Watch** and Jewelry Repaired. Mow and Harass CmssDd. ST Lot is. Dec 81 -1*0* Friday night firs destroyed the stable of Edward truckman. at 4W1 Hi. Louis avenue Five homes were cremated. A man named McDermott, who wee supposed to be in the stable ut th* time, is missing, and probably burned to death. A Fellow Wk* Le*hs Uh# Bismarck. Lox Dow, Dee. Kl.—It was rumored in Parts Friday that Prince Bismarck had arrived in the city, and was stopping at the Gram! hotel. U was found, on invea-tlgstion. that th* frontier police hail reported th* passage of the German ex-chancellor, but it turned out that they hod made a mistake, the stranger being in reality a Russian who bora a strong rase mb ion ce to Bismarck. See the Selection of Ball Programs, at Third Hart by a Falling Scaffold. New Yoke, Dee. KL—A scaffolding upon which four men were working fifty feet from th* ground, fell from the aide of rn house on Taylor rtmet, Nawsrk, Thursday Philip Both and Henry limier were fatally injured. The two other men vs coped with slight bruises. Oaf# Crackers at CtaelwaatL. ( ISCIXNATI. Dec. KL—Two safes were burglarised Friday night in the Dennis.ho hotel block. They belonged respectively to P. F. Collier, book publisher, and M. C. Buxtoum, shoe dealer The safes were broken open by means ut dynamite. Th* total loes is about fin,Wilt, cash aud bonds. The noise was heard in the hotel, but the guest.* thought that mea were at work making some repairs. and Belle sts. Mo ok Bros,___ Row is the time to get Bargins in Flush Cloaks Leg Cat Off by a Cav#-lu. Altoona, Pa, Dec. SI—By a ca va In at lh* Old Poring* taoosl Friday night a number of italian laborers were buried, a negro hod his leg taken off and a number of other* wet* severely injured. Robbed (I,# CMStjr of WXS.OOO. Ll MXILX, Neb. Dec. St.—An in frat ig*. tiaa into th* accounts at Carl Korih, trees. im of Pierre county, revealed a shoring* in tie County fun is of fat Olio. Korih was arrested at Norfolk yesterday on a charge of embexxh-mriit lie has turned ow his property to hi* bondsman. Ott#ndorf»r Mill Betire. New York. Dec. JC-Th# Hut** Zeb tong, which has for so many year* town identified with the name of tKteadorfer. will rh auge proprietorship cm Jan. I, IBM. Mr Herman Kidder, owner of the two well-known Cat hoik w eeklies. Catholic NTw* and KatoUarb#* Votkablatt, will take charge of the great German dally. Mr Oswald Ottendorfer has not been in good health for some time, and this fart M to an offer, about four months ago. which rem I ted in the signing of a contract tot ween him and Mr Hider The editorial policy nor the editorial management will md he changed during Mr. Otu-udor-fer’s life. A. J. HOWELL. FRANK BUDDE, DEALER IN -4 Wines and Liquors. —o- AGENT FOR -<►— ANHEU0ERf8 BOTTLED BEEK. Alto a Ane stock of Genuine Wine Vinegar on hand. Goods delivered to any part of the city hr** of charge Southeast corner of Belle (Raibte’s old stand.) Alton, IU. and Fourth ala, Choice Brand! of WINES and LIQUORS Always on Hand. GOING OUT % BUSINESS. LEYSER BRO’S. —Now is the time for Bargain*- CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IT WF PUCE TOYS, CHINA ANI) HIMQUE DOLLS, VASES TA (ILKS, CHAI HS, ALBUMS, FLUSH CASES, For Christmas Presents, at .. ’ii FALL SUITS. Thinks Tb#y Skoal* H# Val Ultra. Paris, Dae. SI.- Th# Siecle and The Voltaire, la dime nisi ng the proposition of tbs ‘ ••un. ii general ut St Pierre and Miquelon i hat Hurls be ead#d by Great Britain to Pram*), nay that they < (guider I fiat the p*-o plr- of Newfoundland should be aati-fied with the (twiion of that part la exchange for l o ach rights on tin- shore of Ne* fount iii od A MM brill*! Prea< ber Ult to Prison. GOLI'Mkt s, Iud., Dec. KL—Rev, J amra ti. Campbell, a prominent Methodist praos h«-r, WM Saturday morning concn lad of having committed a crim!aid opera!km on Mia# Asok Hum-man, a domestic in his family. He wa- given three year* rn the penitentiary and fined 16,000. Bos* Mall t'oaswltdatlaa, NBW York, Dec. Kl—Th# two New York boll club* have been consolidated. Th# final (wpera war# signed by John B Day and J W. Spaulding at the latter'* office. The Player*’ league mea signed Thursday. This settles the bare hail war ta New York. I AM NOW KEADY TO FLEMISH EV EET MAN IV. ALTOM WITH A SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES, MADE FF »M LOTH* SELECTED ESPECIALLY FOK PALL, WEA FL CU’,1 IN THE MOST STYLISH MANNIE, Witt! Perfect IF'it, 'AVD At Figured that will Please All. ELO. G. Moritz. -AT- H. F. LEHN ES. Batiker K#aa’s Failure. CVH ASO, Dec. KL-At the examination of Banker Kean Saturday it was ascertained that th* firm was dissolved in August last It WH also brought out la irk drtns * ut ma aasau an Iii.7XT tai NfMftetl ll ne mg ley #4 People ta litiulua. London, Dec. 22 - The number of anent ployed people in london is said to ba greater than ever known before All public officials ara overwhelmed with appeals for work or as4stan*a. Plenty of Gol4 In Africa. London, Dee. KL -Th# pioneer rgent of the British South African company writes EjSMMI terms in regard to the pros of tile foid fields or Masbotisiaud. B*es|v#4 HI* Hlri«4 Moory. BiuuiNOH im, Ala, Dec 22 -J. D ( arter, the man who killed “Rub# Burro*a th* notorious Alabama outlaw, received Saturday ll,UUD reward from the Houlton, Kxprana company (’arter is ( rippled for life by a wound meshed from his victim. A Mluourl Iowa Fir#-*wept. Mux ARD, Mo., Dec. 88,—Tbs buMneaa portion of this village, consist lag of three stores, postoffice, town hall, drug star*, sad three dwellings win destroyed by fir# Friday night. The lorn will reach •A*,ODO. Tim ot U',n of the fire ta unknown. no McKinley bill on this. GOOKIN a STO VFH FROM 14 76 TO |60. HEATING STOVES FROM $A TO $47. SPECIAL ROUND MONITOR OAK —AND— Radiant Home - Base Burners. THE BEST HEATERS ON EARTH. ALBO THE- CHAMPION MON ITO Retook Stove, —o— NO FLIES ON THlS.f—o— a- ■ L.. Lf    '}i    im/..  . .... jfc ;