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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - November 21, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 30. ALTON, ILL., FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21. 1800. AN U. •» A THE LATEST C&AZKt TIDDI.EDY MKS (A new and Interesting Kame') HE MADE A BIG HAUL The Clever Work of a Former Bank Employe. TWlNTY-FlVt THOUSAND DOLLARS. THE "HOLY TERR0R3.' Itrokr o THE POPULAR 0 ME: P0M6M68 remarkably fascination for tjumo aud old. be happy, play “HALMA.” (If you would (HJT tnt* an I hor or ‘‘Manna.*’) It ia equally interesting to children as well as adult* and is learned to play in three minute*. I Ii* great Military Game—Should be in every family, Bar We also carry in stock the ever popular Parcheesi, Prog e Stive Angling, Table Croquet, Ring Toss, Improved Bagatelle, and a vitrify of other interes'ing and pleasing Board Games. -Cr Puzzles! Puzzles! Puzzles! The LATEST, The HEST, The MOST Pl7//J,IN(i J SNTThe famous “GYPSY PUZZLE!” without itoubt the moat interesting and Faseicating Puzzle yet introduced Noting bkt It. Must be seen and tried to be appreciated. Only 15c. * | ♦ • HERE'S ANOTHER, THE POCKET DERBY. old, a fascinating and exciting A ne# Race Game Game of chance. Only for vol two and 10c. CHAS. J. DEGENHART I ) KA I .KR IN Stationary, Picture Frames, Fancy Goods, Toys. IQI and 103, cor. Third and Piasa sts. Alton. IF YOU NEED A BOTTLE OF — Lotion for Chapped Hands, Good Cough fyrup, Perfumed Cosmoline, A Good Healing Salve, Nice Soap or Perfumery, -o— GO TO —o— MARSHS ITS NO SECRET. That our STOCK hi the MOST dPiMPLETE ever Drought to Alton. We can show you Something New aa often aa you call in: CARPETS: Tapestry,    Body Brussels Ingrain,    Art Squares, Hag or Hemp. IN CURTAINS: Dado or Plain,    Lace or Portier. IN RUGS: Fur Moquette,    Smyrna A Oriental. i Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats. Ladies like to see the Newest amt Finest in Honae Decorations. Th* Easiest way to see them ie to Call frequently at our establishment whether you wish to buy or not. A. J. HOWELL. That la the Sung l ittle Forte** Ha Dot by signing IU* Nam* a Fe Rank (aa Mar tea Telegram—Tfca Money Son! from Haw York to ll,’cheeter and Handed Ow lo tko Itasca! by th* Flitted* Company lb ( HUSTER, N. Y , NOV, 21.—Mows & M irks, rn young man living at #4 Central aveuue, was a rn ployed is the Floor City bank until recently, when be wee discharged. Wednesday afternoon Mark* went to the Western Union Telegraph of flee Mud evilt a message to the National Mn ok of Commerce, of New York City, the correspondent of the Flour City bank, asking it to tend by express Ut the Flour City bunk 135 OW In eurr.-ney—#10 ond $2) . billa M..rkn signet to the dispatch the name of William Augustus Wa tora. cash tor of the Floor City bank. Surprised the ( ashlar. Thur-dny morning Marks went to the American Express office, and upon the j arrival of the package of money from j New York signed for it, took the money and disappeared. Th • robbery and forgery was Uncovered when ('ashier Waters ; received Thursday morning's mail and found In it a letter from the National Dank of Commerce advising him of the money sent. Mr. Waters was taken com* j plately stack, aa he kad not ordered the money, He sent at onoe to the express i office to learn whether the money was there. Tbs eygpims. company said the money had been given to Marks as It was supposed he was at iii connected with the bank. Leaking Vet Marks. lf was then that the forgery and robbery wimi discovered. Word was sent to police headquarter* and Chief Hayden immediately started oat with officers of t he beak to work on the case. In a short ; time the entire detective force was looking j for .Marka At the American express of* Hee the officials stated that they had been i to.J by the deUrctivea to say nothing I about the matter, ('ashlar Waters staled ! that never ta fun- had money sent by express lo the tank Iwen delivered to a representative of the bank. Tbs money pack age* were always snot to the tank “We artal money to the exp-ms office by mas-settlers,” said Mr W;£*ra, “hut the ax-; press company should have delivered I money for os at the tank.* Aa Industrial!* I'Msg Man. Marks is M years old. He entered the service of the Flour City tank at the age of pi years and rat- to the position of nota teller. Hi* industry and capability were recognised by the officials of the tank, and ahunt two years ago he was promoted. He was not discharged for any dishonest ach Through the Influence of Joseph Iller, a rrtend of the Marka family, a position was given the young mao a* traveling salesman for lbs firm of Moore 4k liter, clothing manufacturer*, North 3t. Paul street Marks was never considered successful in calling goods and hts salary was small. HUI far tatted States Mesa ter. NUW York, Nov. si -The impression is growing that In the and Governor HUI will be forced to take tbs honor unbecoming the next United braes senator from New York, whether he wUhee to or not. The beet informed politicians in town do not hesitate lossy that ha is the coming senator. “Why.* said a Tammany hall man, “what is there (aft for the governor codol Already a doest) aspirant* for the hooor ara in tba (laid, and to preserve pence in UM party the governor must usa l» taka tba nomination.1' A not bar candidate has been placed la tba field by bis filends in the person of Henator Jacob A. ( autor, of the Tenth district. Agreed ta Separata NKW VOUK. Nov. it.—The difficulties between Miss Minnie Palmer, the sri rn, and her husband, John K Huger*, were not of so light a ant urn aa people Imagined. In the • (Boe of Howe 4k Hummel Wednesday afternoon formal papers of separation were *1 gnarl, and the jut mo ital property and real estate owned by them rn,ritually divided between them. Husband aud wife on me to the conclusion that they could no longer live happily to gat aer mid the I ant step was agreed upon aud rarrtsd on! with a* little publicity as pas I bls. _ A Key a1 Marriage. Baal IX, Nev. ti.-The one great topic of eonvereaUo* hare Wednesday was the marriage of the Princess Victoria to Prince Adolph, the ceremony being celebrated in the chapel of the Aile hellions. Dr. Ilrysnner. assisted by the clergy of the Dom birch*, united the happy pair talers aa imposing throng of notdrs and the members of the pourL The Duke of Connaught represented the qne-n of England, end the Duke of Ctaronee the Prince of Wales. A Gang of Hart Michigan Rays Up by the Pollee. Cb (SD Rapids, Mich., Nov. SO.—The “Holy Terror* gang was broken up by the polios. The terror* were seven email boys, all of respectable families, who had rigged ap sn old shed aa their den. arid in it shared a lot of plunder, stolen within the past month from stores aud house*. The shanty was supplied with old furniture. al) stolen. Th# wall* were covered with obscene plot urn*, and a bushel of eaten***, revolvers, knives, etc., were found concealed, beet ie* a lot of cigars, pipes aud cigarette. Bob Bowen, aged 16, wa* shtof-tha “Terror*,* aud his word tmong the others was taw. Their Cod*, af Rules. They bed a typewritten code of rales hung pp, among them being: “Ifany Terror euler the Shanty with muddy feet, he is flued I cent;” ‘lf be don’t mind tbs Leader, be Is Suspended Bv* Days;* "If any Terror Squeals, lie is Arad;* “If he JuuT divide his Sweets aud Solid food, he is fired " John Cuthbert, sged 16, failed to divide, was fired an i then j squealed. The boy* are now locked up aud their parents are pleading for their i slaw ae. CONFESSED IDS Cl Startling 8tory Told by an Aged German. HE DEBAUCHES A LITTLE CHILD, COAL. ROBBED OF A MINT OF MONEY. A Chivage Millionaire Is Very Careless with • I IHI,OOO CR ICA OO, Nov. SI.—Millionaire John Keller, a real estate nun at 356 South Halstead street, drove up la hie buggy Wednesday to Armour Se Miller’s meat market, at the corner of Peoria and Fulton streets. Under the buggy seat was a tin box containing dee Is, notes, mortgages, and other papers valued at $100,000. Mr. Keller wa# in the market about fifteen ml ii ii tea When he came out he dissevered that th* tin box bad baa stolen He notified the polios of his Ions, and half a doseri detectives were put on the case. Sew the Thieves et Wark. To spur the officers Keller offered a reward of $l,<OU for the recovery of tba box and con tan ta A saloon toe per across tbs arret from Armour Se Miller’s says that he taw two mea walk up close to tbs buggy wiilia Mr. Keller was in the shop. One of them, he saya wore a silk hat and light overcoat The other wore no over-tost and had a slouch hah They were seen to board a Nortuwestern suburban train at tbs Union atraet crowning. Attempted Murder sud Retold*. Kansas City, Mo , Nov. $L—Joseph Boyd, a laborer, attempted to murder hi# wifa and then shot aud killed himself. He wect Into his Led room where bis wife wa* sitting in a their holding their infant child aud fir*-1 tv u shots at her from his fevo ver. Nit# Ital from the bouse to the edge of the bluff, ber btu band pursuing ber. When she re ic tied th* cliff with ber baby In ber arms he pushed ber headlong over lite prvcip.iv. He then ran hack to the house aud snot aud killed himself. Mrs. Boyd and the baby escaped serious injury. Will Fellow Stanley's Kouts. PUIuBf Ro, Nov. KL—Four young men will leer* this c ty on Monday to imitate Manley and his oo-explorera They have been reading bum toy's books, letters and lecture*, and are of the opt moo that be greatly magnifies the hardships sod privations of ex pi oration in the dark continent. They also take aides against tbs great explorer la the Barite-lot <ootrover*) .and thai is one object of their proposed adventure. They th lab they can get authentic evidence la Africa to pro va that stanley has misstated the The Hun Coattails*. NKW York, Not. 31. —Th* run on the Ciliata havings bank on th* Bowery, which began Wednesday continued Thursday. About SOI or TU) depositors were on nan I and under th* supervision of a police squad admitted to lh* bauk rn group* at a tim# lh* depositors who demanded their money were paid off a* rapidly aa possible, payments being made in goid aud silver. Odd Fellows KI**! ONtoers. MMU Nor i KLD, Ilia., Nov. 31.—Grand Lodge,Independent Older of (Kid Fallows, t-iecteu the following officers: Secretary, George M. Adams, of Bloomington; treasurer. T. Ii. Needles, of Noshed!#; representative to grand lodge, J. H Miller, of Caseyville, Tim* lit-bekah degree convention elected Mr* Ann K. Moot aland, of Pontiac, president, to succeed Morrison of Chicago. _____ Diphtheria at Pittsburg. Pinnal nu, Nov. 31 —An epidemic of malignant of black diphtheria ha* broken out in this city. Nix deaths occur red and over UM new cases are reported, So far lbs victims are all from tho primary grade of the Twenty-seventh Ward school, aud ta* school biw been ordered Closed. The epidemic ic charge I to bad drainage, open sewer* aud tba heavy fugs which bae* bang over th* city tor •urn* Bight* past Till: FIX KST HEATER. Radiant Home, TH* RICHT MARD COAL BAHR HURDER. a.*• el Way I* I Mi prison * Maw. W A1 KltVlLLK, Ms., NOV. Al.—Sheriff John IL Pollard ar res lad Savage Vigue, who was found in a drunken condition in Winslow. Instead of taking bis prisoner to tbs pollee Station, bu placed th* man s arms eros lid a telegraph ped*, fastened them there with handcuff* and lait bim for two or more hour* Th* weather was mid, and wn» a released, the ntaa’a hands aud arms were badly swollen. Vigue'a friends thr**ten to sits tho hood shmo of Pollard. _____ Whet*#*!* Sasuggllag, W IK KITKO, Man., Nov. HO. —Customs aul borities at th* Dominion ar* greatly exercised over the gigantic smuggling of staples ta iii Sitka aud Juneau mio British Columbia. Gum boot*, rifle*, ammunition, tobacco, canned meats and canned fruit*, lur which them is a good demand, arc the Usual cargoes of the smugglers. Titer* ta a heavy duty upon nil th* articles mentioned. Fear Thssissl tar Her Hut baa*. jgQi Ft Mila if, Ohio, Nor. ti.—Th* jury in tho famous cass of Mrs. Joosphin* Wert* De Ewes*pa‘ Day Is Over. Paris Nov. 31 -M. ‘Ferdinand de Lea-, Mps wa* 66 years obi Wednesday, bot tiler* were non* of th# popular demons!ration* which a few ycare ago greeted ana J of th* greet**! financiers of Fran#* apon each recurrent binh ivy. Instead ba si- ut the day quietly In the bosom of his family, a brasen dowu oui man, ti nan dally, socially, and physically. Itta very doubtful whether ha will live to see another i birthday - Feued rn Heavy shortages. KAUS AS CITY, Nov. ti-.After two weeks of hard work on the books of the defunct Artisan*' Mutual 'Building and loan association, Receiver Cheries Clark* state* that a shortage baa barn found in the account* of KL C. Pilfer, secretary, amounting to between $6,000 aud $7,Olm Fictitious entries, rn* I* to make the association appear prosperous when it wa* (wally bankrupt, were also discovered Sard (Re Feeler. New York, 3ft v. vt—Burd, the Italian who ie living on naomi, water, and an occasional cigar, looked patched and feeble Wednesday. Th* fourteenth day of his (aet sotted at V o’clock at ti gilt, sod he was st iii thirty one days distant from tooth a me viands, provided he starves out hi* a1 lo (ta I time He lost Otis pound Wad nee- Aad Then wet* Fir* t* tke Unum Ie Whisk Hts Little V let I rn and Her Mather Were Steeping—Whee Arrested end Looked Up th* Aged Probate t <*nfe*«e« in Having Stained Another Little Girl—HU W ife's I (id ignat tan. Milwaukee, WI*., Nov. ti.-In order to cover up a crime Ferdinand Trot a 67 years old, attempted to cremate a small family. Trots ie a shoe maker aud live* with lite wife, who Is a midwife, at Mi Pf ate street. They occupy the first floor, while the second la occupied by Jacob Hunger, a compositor on Th* Hen.Id and his family, consisting of bls wife , and 13-rear-old daughter, Frtdn Shortly after midnight the daughter was awakened by i smell of smoke. Jumping up she foaod the door leading to the hall I Bear her bedroom on fire. Her erie* roused ber mother. There wa* no means of exit except by the hallway, which was in names. The two ran to th* window sod ac reamed for hep. Their erie# attracted the attention of a policeman, who hurried to their assistance He found th* lire eon flued to the door where ii a** firs: disc ive red aud extinguished it without sending lo an alarm. An in-vestigation revelled a plain attempt at iaaandiariam. Just by th* doorsill was an apron saturated with kerosene, which bad also been poured ob tbs door leading into tbs rooms occupied by tho Hunger family. Hi ake Dawn as* t'oafssssd. Suspicion pointed to Trots, aud bs was taken to tbs (antral station and locked up. He stoutly denied any knowledge of the affair. The pollee learned that Tm x bad been intimate with Freda Hanger arid anither little girl living ussr named Elsie Knack, When confronted by th* children at the station th* old man broke j down and made a confession that startled • even Chief J tin wen aud Inspector Hoi mer. a cc ust« mad as they wars to crime. Tm s’ s,,»ry. rn* told to (be police, wa* as follows: For some time past bs bal maintain d ! Intimate relation* with th* two children. Fearing this intimacy might become known, he conceived the plan of destroy- * mg one of hi* inuoueat victims aud her mother, hoping thus to scare a tother victim into silence. About midnight Mrs. Tro a w.-a cali d out on pm #«u .us! da-ti<-*. As s-iott us sue left thj old ma t g „ Up, -acuret! the old apron, saturated it with kerosene, aud with s cupful of the j same kind of oil in hi* baud crept, up ta t * noor of i ii* rooms occupied by the I Hunger* Ile eat ural od th# woodwork, j , packed the apron rlo-ely agal.let the ) door, applied th* match, and tneti or pt j I do WR stairs and hurried bick to bed, ( •bere he pretended to be asleep. Hrs. Trois’* Hight eon* Wrath. He did his work too well. The Ii..mrs crept under the door, and set fir* to a i etoak banging inside tbs room, and it wa* the purg ut smell from ibis that awoke the girl. IV be* Trot* hat com plated bis story he was takan back lo hts cell. Up to this tun* his wits, a flue looking, intelligent worn*'), bail stood loyally by him. VN ben she cai lad again aud hesdI the story of her husband’s crim* abs almost fainted with grief. Their in.-sitng la the eel I-room was dr* matin After assuring herself that her hnsltand hail realty made (he confession attributed lo him Mrs. Trot a waved bins bark and cried. “That Ie enough; never again shall you step over my threshold,’' aud wa ked quit kl) out of th* station. Tho man was formerly a soldier in the German artly. He made but very Iii tie out of his Mea-patios a* a shoemaker and was redly supported by bis wife, who is much younger than he. Trots will probably ii* arraigned on a charge of arson, a* by lh* ; bungling of th# l*«t legislature he can not he beld for th* other crime. THEY STANDJBY PARNELL. Farther ('•••<! mr et st DUH Newspapers en tbs a*s#stl«*Mal Cass. DURLIN, Nov. 31. — United Ireland, in j discussing th* position created by the result of lbs O'Shea d voroe case as Mr. Parnell to affected thereby, says that Ire lead’s character for morality can but io-leasify her scorn for th* canting hypocrite who think that in publicity la found , th* essence of sin. Now, the paper says, la th* lime to repay Mr. Parnell for his grist public arrvkvs by replying to th* ,t fleeted purist* and pharisee* who would dreg him down that we not only have cur lender, but that we mean to keep him MUSI SIC ill UrMtsln Leader. The Irish Catholic Gunks that while Mr. Pgrm-it bas si ti Qed nearly as much against ireland as morality, grave political sxigvncis* demand that ha Ie coo-i nurd aa the leader of the Irish National I iwrty The Fro-man’* Journal hints that the government hi debating a surprise which will ho sprung upon th* irish people at th* approaching general elect iou. The Fantail* Gillespie Soft COAL delivered at live minutes notice in any ot the city. Burna lo a Clear Gray Ash, no Clinkers or Cinders. Best Soft Coal in the West. HARD COAL rn    .    g In all Hizea, Delivered at Lowest Market Prices. Quality Unsurpassed, BUI NOW. BEFORE THE BIC ADVANCE. Dorsey & Mann 310 Belle street.’ TKI.KI ’I IOX K 8-1 AND 31. THE OMAHA FOR BF RN ING COAL, COKE OR WOOD. -TMK OS Ll PKRFKCT- Combined Coal and Wood Cooking Stove Made. ... */' RVRRl MODERN I VI |*||' I I MIM, Aud for ■ -.tut) of Finish, Suioolknsss off Isl lag. Perfection »r opera’lon. .“implicit) and Durability, tnlsRlsgsnt stove steads rn* •tntfiflftfit PITTS & HAMILL,^*. FALL SUITS. I AM MOW KEADY TO TI RXi-li EVKKV MAX IM ALTOM WITH A SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES, MAUK FR-IM lotus |*KUC0TED ESPECIALLY FDI FAIjL WE A FL CV’. IM TMK MOAT ftTYLMU MAM NKR, 'W'itla. Perfect Fit, -a- and —a— At Figures that will Pipage All. H. O. G. Moritz.. Supe against th* Toledo, Columbus aud Cia- toy. weighing 136>$ pound* st 9 p. m nor. Ill, MOAT I’CRFKOr DOOM STOVE racks warranted fur Five MIDIS I a Itta.. FIRE II. A. HOF FM ANN, IOO and IQS JE. SECOND ST etatist! railway, in which the plaintiff •u*d for $10,(JUS for th* acc diu tai death Af ber husband on th* roan uamed, last February, brought la a verdict of $4,000 for plaintiff. Mrs. I* -(tar Palmer K Le ted. Chicago No*, ti-Mrs Pot tar Palmer wa* 'I huroday unanimously elected president of th* brerd of lady luau agers of the World'* Columbian exposition. Weal ta SU**) fur O' a, Ado. Nl« York, Nov. 3».-~KT ut* to briRg about s match b*(wu*n two of th* beat wing shot- in th* world, • baric* Mncai-> est** of Philadelphia, sad Cnpt. Kl I ut of Kansas City, are bring mad*. Both ar* williiif to shoot for fUi.000 * aid*, and if Cap* Kl et will ag roe to shoot at thirty yard* na* an i fifty yards boundary, tbs in#! uh may h* com pie ted within a week. A Frssttaal Teat af KihI’i ( sr. New York, Nov. 31.-William J Artel I sod Dr. George F. Shrsdy. of this city, have arranged for a practical tost uf til* efficacy of Po feasor Koch’s connu million euro. Tues lay Mr. Arktdl cabled Professor Koch at Berlin, slating tho* Frank Istiiv’i Illustrated Xi wnpMpvr desired to scud s consumptive from Am*) ice to r«*cn»i»* bis tfdttmsai aud re port bis experience* through Its od-union Professor Koch, la reply, cab,sd bkt asseal, and Dr Rhrady has aeieeut t a suitable patient from among th* coo-*uiaptiv«u of the fit. Francis to ^spital. Treat!***! Xr ilrsl Ma* ta Tro*Ola. HILDA, Monk, Nov. Si.—A sensation wa* cleated her* by th* arrest of Dr K & Kellogg, tm* of tbs most prominent physic,sn* at tai* city oe th* charge of buvtng commuted an abortion upon Lu-i.* McCartney, dacghtsr of a promiueut farmer of Ihsrr Lo>ig* county. Ik* officers el aim to have proof that Kellogg has ma (italmid a bouw; for this purpose. ami that a score of such cases were treated daring th* past year, the girls touting from all portion? o# Hie west Kellogg is prominent ta rn 'kV sod so c al circles W m a I <1 h ’ t Hells** th* D<ri««t tv**. Paw Paw, Mich., Nov. ii.—Amos W. K eg bt sud Chimp Bryant, two of the six-‘-so lulu recently arrested in Ibis county under th* loc*! option law, wert tried and acquitted in til* circu't court bare W-dbveday. The Jury did not believe lh* evidence of th* detectives J ulius H. Raible Rectifier, Importer and Wholesale Dealer in WINES AND LIQUORS. Having 11 (don»•>i my business to m\ uew building No. 116 F0ttrlllt1 between Pia$a and Belle Street. I shall devote my enure aticuUon hi the WHOLESALE SALES I | Of all kinds af Wine* and Liquors, where all DEALERS will fi-M it j to their Interest to PurHiaae their Supplies Et Strictly Wholesale Prices. The Largest and Mott Select Stock o Fine WINES Md LIQUORS ever brought to this i i tv—on baud,—and a complete Bottling Depart-ut ut Kataldiihvd. Ceil and Examine. Julius H. Raible,sitemsha FALL GOODS! AM'»TH*K Ult Of* CLOTHS, WORCESTERS ANO CASSIMERES, jeer KKt’Kf VRD FDM fv-■kIk a ll \v k a k. ’r•*<4 ’ill > ,4.....    ALSO    a    FINK    MNR    OF Ag. Cloth for Overcoats _rog    VJkJLL winter BORCKMANN. ;