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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 20, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON BAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 30.ALTON, ILL., MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 20. 1800. NO 11A *    ti Complaints Received at the Postoffice Department. WHAT SOLICITOR TANNER 8AY8 OF IT PAPETERIES, I BOX I* A PER. I FINE LINEN STATIONERY 86F* Put up in large white envelopes, IO sheets our best stock, with IO envelopes to match. Only velope. Also: assorted, of 10c per Ka ffir* One quire boxes, containing ti Sheets of Paper aud 24 Envelopes to match. Only 25c per box. MT* These Select and Superior Writing Papers, made aud put up es(>ecially for OUR TRADE, include the following popular shades: WHITE, CREAM, PEACH, PRIMROSE, IRISH BOND, ENGLISH PARCHMENT. ELITE LENOX LINENS. MT* Our large quantity pun based of these SELECT Goods, ensbles us to maintain our LOW DOWN nod POPULAR prices, although all Papcteriea nave advanced from 15 to 25 per cent. Mf* Give these Goods a trial and you will And that they are considerable less in price than you have been paying, consistent with quality. C. J. Deg’enhart, IGI and 103 Third st., Alton, Iii. To Relieve a Cough get Throat Syrup, or Syrup Tar and Cherry, or White Pine Syrup, or Any Medecine You Need, at MARSH S DRUG STORK FRANK BUDDE, RETAIL DEALER IN Wines and Iljiqnors. —o— AGENT POR ANHKUSER’8 BOTTLED BEER. . Goods delivered to any part of the city free of charge. Southeast corner of Belie and Fourth at*., (Raible’a old stand.) Alton, IU. Choice Brands of WINES and LIQUORS Always on Hand. Fall Styles. Latest Novelties in SCARFS, TIES, WOOL and DRESS SHIRTS, BLACK UNDERWEAR and HAI8. Th# Aet Cat* Deeper lad Wider Thu Mo*‘ Farau* Wha Hat* Hat Stadlad It* Pretrial,,a* Suppose—Wha! Hi Sin Aholt Saidif Schul Raffias aid Ga »*S Caatoita—hornet hi ag About th* Peal m aal cr General's Report. Wash I JIO to* ClTT, Oct SO.-A Kml many complaint* have bun received at th* postoffice department and s great many inure have bun published in th* O ’* "papers about the rigid enforcement of the new lottery law. Special agent* of th* (I e J tart men t and postmasters, It ta alleged, have received orders from Mr. W anainaker to refuse ad rn Im I on to the mails to all papers containing advertise menu or notieu of gift enUrprleu of any •ort, or the sale of prise packagM or rat Am of any kind, or any affair that em braces a game of chance, whether conducted for personal profit or benevolence. This order, It la held, will alclad* from the mails papers in which church fair* end bassara are noticed and make thou who send them liable to fine and imprisonment It Cuts Deep sad Wide. “I am aware," Mid Solicitor Tyner of the postoffice department, "that the lottery act which went into effect Sept 19 hut cuts duper and wider than (wrsons who have not studied IU provisions sup pou. I drew the act and moat con feu that it em braou a wider range of the elements that enter into gamu of chance than I conceived that it would cover when I penned th* line*. While I drafted th* law, congress enacted It, and now that it la passed it is my duty to construe IL I have not attempted to narrow my construction, aa some people may allege. On the contrary, I have attempted to broaden th* Interpretation, and In formulating instructions to postmasters I have con suited the ablest legal authorities. Wort)lip sr the Law. “Section SNP# of lh* law reads: * *No letter. postal card, orotrc-uUr concerning any lottery, sura I led, gift conc aet, or similar en ter prise offering prises «J#p. adent upon tot or chance, or coo em mg schemes arised for the purpose of obtaining money or property under false pretenses, and no list of tbs drawings at say lottery or similar s home, and no check, draft, Mil, money, postal nota, or money order for th* parch* * of any ticket, tickets, or part thereof, or of aay share or any chance la any such lottery or gift (.uteri ria.-•hall he carried in th* mall or delivered at or through any p> at office or branch thereof, or by any letter carrier; nor .haji any newspaper circular, pamphlet, or publication of any kind, containing any advsrtlsaiueni of any lottery cr a I ft enlerprlu of any kind offering prism dependent upon lot or chan a, or containing any list of irises awarded at the drawings of any such lottery or gift enterprise, whether ■aid list Is la any part or all of the drawings. la. carried la the malls or delivered by any postmaetrr or letter carrier.' benday Achoo! It a It! ct and Oeeulag. “It would sum that tho provisions of tibia section ar* clear enough, and yet I am frequently aahed what it means. I am not anre but that Sunday school raffles aud guessing contests ma? also be included in th* law. We shall get an optn km soon on that point from the highest legal authority. In tha meantime th* law aa construed Is to be rigidly enforced." "Complaint has bun mads.” I aug grated, "that the law Interferes with th* time-honored raffles at ohnreh fair*." "It unquestionably dom aa far as th* mails ars cod cerned," replied Mr. Tyner. "However worthy the purpose of ih_ raffles, our duty is to properly enforce th* law iii at congress has passed, no matter who ta bort. I do not desire, however, to make it odious, and thus (ar I have attempted to avoid doing aa" country by states and e .untie*. Thie will be published by about Nov, L They Go Galloping Astride. Warrington CUT. Oct. 30.—The divided akin has ooms to tbia city, not in very great numbers aa yet, but th* vanguard fat her* and may be sun daily Ii the riding school* while uveral amb! lions society girls arepractlalng with the new arrangement on the avenues end country roads early every morning. The early riwt now adays may em, almost any fair morning, some of the prettiut aud but known equestriennes of th* cap-Ital galloping "Stride as gaily and ancon* temerity as if they were army troopers Tbs Nips ie Oat of Commission. Washington City, Oct. SKI—Order* have bun tmusd patting th* United States steamer Nip. ic now at Mare blend navy yard, San Francisco, (Hit (rf commission. The Nlpeic will be at ohm dry docked and repairs to the silent of #40,-000 will be put upon her. The San Francisco will within the next ten days or so be pot In commission and will most probably be ordered ae th* flag ship of the Asiatic squadron. Admiral Farter Better. Washington Cut, Oct. ta—Admiral Porter passed a good night and was much better Hatur lay, NIPPED IN THfc BUD. A Scheme Whereby Cable Rood Cond actor* Canid "Knock Dawn.** San Pram leon, Oct. 30.—A scheme to rent bell puurhas to cable road conductors whereby tbs companies would lose more than they did by th* "brotber-in-law," • nipped In th* bud by Detective Curtin, who left Friday night for Denver with William H Robertson, a Missourian, who ■cled aa agent in introducing th* punch**. Robertson made a confession ^implicating Patrick Kellnm, of Usurer, aa bis principal. According to bis story Kalium ne cured He ad lr and Meeker punches from I the manufacturer*, and his sc hems was to hire out the genuine registers for HO a week each. The conductor by using a double registry and an extra atip could em bestir without fear Of detection. A Mw  of (MOO Par Wuk. Kalium told Robertson that be had fourteen registers hired oat in Kansas Pity sod a doser, in Denver, bringing in (avenue of MI per week, abilo th* conductors made much more. He gave K" ber I son full Instructions how to work th* scheme Le re Kellnm said that he had three punches rented in Chicago, Cincinnati, and Hi. Louin, and he as lured Bottertson that as they were genuine the comp*tues could not pro-ecute him. It is believed that Robert* bas placed many of the registers here. He Is native of Hannibal, Mo KILLED INB SLEEP. A Terrible Double Tragedy at Boston, Matt. 0ANIEL WILSON 8LAYS HIS WIFE, POSTMASTER GENERALI REPORT. Mere New OOIou Established This Tear The* In Any Tear bleu I SCC. Washington ClTT, Oct. to-Th* a t>ual report of th* pus tm aa Ur general Ie almost completed, but of courae will not be mad* public until It ie presented to cong rem. Th* report will abow that dor mg the present year there have been move new postoffice* established than during any year Bine* IMA In that year the poet-offioaa throughout th* south which had been necessarily abandoned by th* gov em meat daring th* war were re established, so that (faring that particular year th* mooed for new postoflU** seiabllshed exceeded all previous year* Th* number of new oMires established during the lent fiscal par was A, 4*7, of which th* vent majority were established in th* southern NU ITH Made aud HatUfaction to Order at Keitnouuble Price*. Perfect PH Guarrunteed, at BRUEGGEMAN BRO’s. Artistic Tailors and FuruitdierB. '■}    DR.GROSVENOR S Bellc&psic PLASTERS. -TNB BIRT POROUS PLASTINO IN TMI WOULD. "iSrSJT RHEUMATISM, KIDNEY PAINS, LAME BACK, Ac. f* et*** si Drus us*.    te BOST KNOR Ar Bit HAR IHS New onus (established. The largest number of new offices in any (me stele was MO, created in Pean Sylvania, bat with the exception of that one northern auto, tbs south secured th* greatest number. Thus Texas received MUH new offices, North Carolina SUI, Vtr- Cula m, Kentucky 139, Alabama HT, torgia list, Tennessee ITX, Missouri ITO, West Virginia 190, Arkansas 141, and Mississippi Iii Of the northern states to which more than IOO new offices have been established after Pennsylvania came Ohio with 1*7, Washington with IM, California XIA, and New York 101. Wisconsin had an even IOO. There were no Bm than IM new office* established in the Indian territory. Tbs Deacon Habeas Cary as Gee*. W amiixuton ClTT, 0*4. Mi-Bx-Attorney General Garland has taken charge of th* celebrated Dick Duncan habeas cor pus case, succeeding Gen. Huger A. Pryor, who was obliged to give It np at th* Lim of hit elevation to th* bench. An effort will be made to have th* ccm advanced un the docket of th* supra me court and brought to a speedy trial ae * number of executions are held to abeyance pending th* deter in toot ion by th* supreme court of th* validity of the criminal cod* of Texas which is involved to th* Duncan case. J. C. IfcMinn. Dunean'• counsel, ie in th* city end th* carn la reedy for argument so noon a* th* supreme court w.ll aet a day for it* consideration population et the Catted state*. Wa an I xerox OTT. Oct M—it ie now believed that th* total population of th* United (hates will be shown by th* eensua lo he about 9\ 4 SO, OOO Th* entire count (rf the country has now been completed, with UM exception of nine supervisors’ •I »truU where re co un (a ar* in progress, Th* work Will not be completed before Superintendent Porter's return, which ie expected by the latter part 'rf next week. Ae soon a* be returns a bal let I ti will bs 7 re pared showing th* population of the Chased the Coapt* Flee Mites. MomcKUA N. Y., Oc*. to-Jamre VV aah fog: on Coatee, of Dubuque, Iowa, end Blanche Florence Oakley, daughter of Richard Oakley of Ibis city, were mer rled In the Preeby tartan eh arch. The brid* wore an imported gown of heavy whit* satin, en trelne, the front embroidered to pearls. The lace veil, an heirloom, was draped in Spanish fashion, bring held above the fluffy band by a pearl butterfly. Bb# wore a chain and pendant of pearls and diamonds, the gift of ber sisters, and diamond earrings and bracelet, the gift of th* groom, and car rtsd a bouquet of lilies of the valley. The wedded pair were driven Av* rn Urn to Faileburgh to luke a train. A large party of friends chased them on hor .shack the mtir* distance, covering them with rifle all th* way. TK* Geatlemaa Meet Sabra It. Sr kACT**, N. Y, Ort KU.—Mr. Alfred Wilkinson of tbi* city, who WM to her* married Miss Winnie Davit, say* In a card that the reason* for breaking off the engagement were matter* purely personal. H* adds; "It is ridieuous to suppose that polities! or financial reasons had anything to do with It. The impute, t ion of auy me roe nary motive to hor is false. Furthermore, Mise Davis has known for a year or more that I was poor. Tbs burning of our boose, though a sari oue loss, had nothing to dc with ber decision, for eh* had decided to terminate our engagrinent before that happened VV hen a lady decides the gentleman has nothing to do bat submit.” Fives Twe Mallet, late His Owe Body, awd Thee Says He Does Net Kane Why He Did It—A (Iliad Beggar Rol.Sed by Toughs la Chicago-—Dynamite Outrage la New Hampshire—The New Orleans Dagos. Busto*. Ort 90.—Early Saturday morn tug D inlet H. VI ii sou shot and instantly killed his wife while she woe sleeping, at their residence. TX Leverett street, then turned his revolver upon himself and fired two shots Into his ova body, and ha life now lire in the balance. Wilson has always b*en considered a sober, Indue tri un fellow. He married a Vermont girl ab tat a year ago, end since then baa n* v r been beard to utter a word of compts ut against bis wife. But he waa to a certain extent an invalid aud was forced lo give ni> his po*.tfou aa driver for th* Adam.’ Express company .'or ae seral days at a time, and thie la said tg have made bim despondent. Dees Not Know Why He Did It. About two weeks ago he hod to leave work, and, it Is thought that th* fear I hat his pus tiog would be given to anni her man so preyed upon his mind that he del.-, ruined to kill those depended up1 >u him for support aud himself. Ac cording to his own story he knows not why he committed murder aud attempted suicide, unless it was during a lit of insanity. He Hays that he awoke Hot antsy morning and found his wife fast asleep. VV uhnut any reason whatever he took hie revolver from under hts pillow and shot her ic the tight tempi*, killing her instantly. Then he shot himself twloe in the left breast, on* bullet penetrating his lung and the other tehmg an outward course along th* rill*. round Lying (Melds Ute Wlf% He then entered an adjoining mom in w hich slept hie 19 year-old daughter by hie lint Wife, and. waking her, told ber to tell hie sister, Min Sylvester, who live* k few blocks away, that he wantej to sec her. The child dressed au l went to ber aunt. who. on re telling the residence of her brother, found bim lyi ifc on the b-d by the aid* of bis dead wife. A doc or was at once sumiuoued and the police were notified. Wilson was taken to th* Massachusetts General hosp.tai, where be now lie* In * critical condition. TU* weapon with which the de* I Wascott milled was a ti caliber defender pattern revolver. MISCELLANEOUS CRIMES. Rubbed (he Mayer's Wife. Chicago, Oct. 'XI Mrs. De Witt C. Cregter, wife of tbs mayor, was relieved of her pocket book and Md In mousy in oue of the elevators of th* city hail a (> w days ago. The fact was kept quiet, bat •hen tha iii iror was asked about the circumstance* Friday he said that nritbvr pocket book nor contents had bean re-covered, but a* ae Vera! rep »rt*rs were In th* elevator with Mrs C rvgier he bad hie suspicions. The mayor was foolthod lo look upou th* robbery aa a yoke, but tbs lady Ukes an entirely different view of tbs matter. Herder »* * Hit. am boot. BT. Loci*. Ort KU -At I o’clock Sat unlay afternoon Albert Whitefield killed Urandisoo Jones, putting three bullets fn rn a TJ calibre revolver into his body Tbs Bhoot mg took place on board th# at es mer Baton Rouge, lying at tbs foot of Market street. Ltsrw Newton was shot through th* neck by a stray bullet Whitefield was arrested. All the parti** concerned in the affray ars Colored Toe murder was the result of aa old quarrel between the mea. COAL. Tho Fantom* UUlet-ple Soft COAL delivered at five minute* notice in any of the city. Burna to a Clear Gray Ash, no Clinkers or Cinders. Best Soft Coal lu the W«‘8t. HARD COAL In all HizeH, Delivered at Lowe8t Market Price#. Qualify Un hut panned. Cur NOW, BEFORE THE BIG ADVANCE. Dorsey & Maim 310 Belle street. TKLKP1IONK HA ANL) 31. THE OMAHA FOR BURNING COAL, CORK OR WOOD. Brought Up a Man’s Body. MAXiimqi'K, Mick.. Got. 90.-d red ga was In operation lo •lips at th* mouth of th* river th* body of a man was lifted out of the water by tbs dipper. Tb* man waa dressed in •rocking clothe*. He wore a sack coat and flannel shirt with red and brown stripe*. No oo* woe able to identify th* unfortunate. The mea had light brown hair and sandy in us lac ha, and very heavy eyebrows, and was a boat 90 years old He bad a deep scar on hie lower Dpeetmen Cbleag* Ta a git*. ('Hicago, Ort *X—Edward Broderick a blind beggar Friday be put In a good day’s work and lagged XIV pennies. Feel lug fatigued after hie hard day's work be went into bu Italian saloon on Clark street, near Harrison, sod ordered a at im ufo bi. A gang of toughs proceeded to hold him ap, and took every tm* of bi* ‘At* pennies, laos tbs five he bad paid for While th* i his hoer. A dosed tong ha are under aroar of th* : rMt 00 xuspicion. there were marks sr'had his throat and neck as if a rope had been tied shoat it. By tha appearance of th* body the »"«" had besa rn the water only a few days Th* Daly sa Rags. Montreal, Oat. ta-At a meeting of tbs French chamber of com meres la tHU city Friday the duty Imposed by th* McKinley MU on egg* wa* discussed. Sea ti.tic were produced by which It wee •bown that daring tart year Canada bad exported to th* United States 14,039 XKI d"S#n of eggs and batt Imported 943, IM dose us from the United Stolen A resole lion see adopted requesting th* Caned I aa government to impose a duty of leant* per donee on eggs imported from tbs stolen    _ It Tar# L> the Team. Flo HSXCX, Win, Oat, 30. - Frank Leroy, OO* of th* eounty fathers and a candidate for sheriff, has sprung a sensation here that has tora th* town up. Wades*-day's Appleton Poet gave aa aooouat of Mr. Leroy's wedding in that city the day previous to the lady he had been living with for twenty years, sh* having the day previous tieen granted a divorce from her former huetoMu! The couple have grownup eh lid mu, on* or two of whom ar* mantid. (Massed a Osaeral A asseal est!**. Niw Uulkaxa, Ort IU-Friday night th* pol foe ara re bed th* meld en os of oar of the luau arrested for the murder of Chief of Police Hen nr say and found a detailed plan to assassinate ail city or slate oil mrs who acted counter to the wishes of ___ the Mafia, an Italian eecret society Hp, and formed for the purpose of assassination. Tbts society the lower cia Inclinfos a Urge portion of I tai laos. of Ceoffagratls* at Vevdto, Ills, VutDtK, Ilia, Ort IU,-Fire started to the rear portion of * restaurant in the (antral part (rf this village at I o'clock Saturday morning and before it could be gotten ender control ten business bouses wet* destroyed. Loss, IMH Ari; partially insured. Death al aa Ha-Coal *4 aret* Oflrrr. NKW Y< UK, Ort SU —Col. Thomas L. (foetid TW iran old, an sx-C nfederate officer, Ute) sa ideal y at I o'clock dotardly morning at th* Hotel Royal, at Fortbrti street and bixth a venus. The •upfKMd mow wa* heart dp Pet flheedy I* Cssrt NKW York. Ort ta—Pat Kheedy, who was indicted by tbs Saratoga eounty grand jury tm Wednesday fur maintain lug a gambling house at Morrtaacy’s old aland, uow called the Chicago Club bouse, was amated in this eity on • bench warrant from Saratoga county Friday afternoon by Detective* Frink and Martin. Ha was arraigned at Jeffcreo'i Market court. Did Net Peel Kale Aay where. lh *T«» it, Ort. aa-Frank Rib hie. an •scaped convict, who was captured ta Portland, Mn., was rata rued to the alate prison at Charlestown, Mass. Friday. He said that sfoo* hie escape he hod bees allover tbs Lobed Stales and Canada but did not feel secure anywhem He baa about sixteen years to serve. A Marc)emus Affray. PittBK I'UG, Ort 30.—John W. Da via, a wealthy financier, who for several years psst bae been sugaged in mining opera turns, waa shot dead Friday by William Weathers, • night patrolman while resisting arrest while intoxicated Weathers wa* hit on th* head with a club by Davis and may die also. A Dynamite Outrage. Dkklix KALLA N. A. Ort IO.—A charge of d) nan I * wa. exploded andor th* bona* <rf F. J. it rn tie it at 4 o'clock Friday morn leg. I sully shat snug the from of the h< us* but not seriously injuring any member of th* family. Boone.4 ie a liquor pmeerUtor. Mull Increases Hie Misers* Wage*. Pitts*! ct. (Jot g - W I, .l c At, tbs tmll.o'.ti opera! or, has vol un tar! ll given his mi o r lu lh • vie any aa ad rsusr ta engr-of Ic st* prr ton, beginning Nov. I. n»e will affect a out 2 On miners -TMK ONLY PX it PEOT— Combined Coal and Wood Cooking Stove Made. umyrwmm** And for te-autyof finish. Xmeoihn I'rJ amin 1'M**r*Mon. Kl in purity and Durability, this (elegant Steve Sun PITTS & HA MTTX, FALL GOODS! ANOTHER LOT Of ANO CLOTHS, WORCESTERS CASSIMERES, J VAT EK Kl VED PM FALL WK A H. AI AO A TIME LINS OP Cloth for Overcoat rn POR PALL AND WIN •oil TW E. L. BORCKMANN. ITS NO SECRET? That our STOCK to th* MOOT We orb show you Something New aa ever Drought you (mil tau to Altos. ^KMaKX i 3n*h aa jo CARPBTSi Tape-try,    « Body Brussel*. Ingrain,    Art Squares, Bag or Hemp. I INT CURTAINS! Dado or Plain,    Lace or Portier. UNT RUOSi Fur Coquette,    Smyrna & Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats. LmditNi like to ami Lh* Newest and Finest in House Decor*Moon. The Retire! way to at e the at to to Call frequently a! our itttoMtohmeRl. whether you wish to buy or not. HOWELL mn oi iii TUX riKkrfT 82tTKE. Radiant Home, TRK ii KMT HAND GOAL ha HK AV HUMM. Superior, TIK Brier I-It ID MT <<MiK ST*‘VI, RADIC. »IKA It > I NM WANDA KT LD PUK (IVA J A AXK. JI. A. HOF FU ANN, toi Mhi tot & s : io:d 3T ;