Bloomington World in Bloomington, Indiana
9 Aug 1894

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9 Aug 1894

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Bloomington World (Newspaper) - August 9, 1894, Bloomington, Indiana Vol 2.-no. 35bloomington, Indiana thursday morning. August 9, 1894 s1.50 pub a Stinesville a Bio fire tuesday morning. Till fam on Stone town safer bin a i Ohr of nearly two be Trio unania vol Lars a l Art of tie Ling them Section Cou Sumcad from our regular correspondent. I Stinesville is in asides. This was the word spoken b every one Moi Day morning. A closer investigation Only proved the assertion. The Little town of quarries experienced the most fire Ever witnessed in that prosperous Little Village. The business men suffered a loss which will take some years to replace. Two Stone cutters passed through Bloomington monday night on the North hound train in route to Stinesville to begin work at one of the Mills. On arriving they immediately 8tarte<l for the Mill to inquire for a lodging place. In walking Down the Railroad track they noticed a Small Blaze in the barn of Millard Eaton a East of the track. An alarm was at once sounded but before the villagers were aware of what Lyas taking. Place the fire was beyond control and their Only course to pursue was to pie vent it spreading. All the citizens were at once aroused by the Quot toot Quot of whistles and soon every available Man was in line carrying water to pour on the adjoining buildings. A Telegram was also sent the Filo Mington fire department and a special train was in waiting for them at the depot. The chief Desi red very much to help the neighbor Village but concluded it to be bad policy to leave the City with the Steamer. A a there was scarcely a perceptible Breeze to Aid the lire in its destructive work but the buildings Burn fed. As if made of paper and in a age he it time nothing remained of the i uses but scattered debris which f had fallen Here and there. When the fire had made its appearance in the stable it took Init a Short time to spread to the adjoin fing Sheds and stables which made a deadly fire trap. Every vehicle in Stinesville was hauling water to a a ave the building is and a iad it not been for their heroic work the on a tire business Block would have Heon swept away and no doubt would y have burned All the houses East of the Railroad. The hungry lanies had Oon j consumed the barn where the fire i originated and Laid Low the Verili 1 and Jiou try houses of Millard on adjoining the barn. The barn a of Charles Dunn was also soon it in ashes As was the ice estai it la a and Ware House of Steve a Zatkow a ski the Saloon keeper. Wiiilie the k fit Mes were hottest it took but a r minute to fire the More substantial a buildings. The restaurant of mrs. Watts was soon in Ashe the Odd Fellows Hall the largest building of All was entirely consumed. The hot air in this building exploded and it is said raised the building from the foundation., tie two adjoining store rooms to mrs. Watts let a longing to Clellan Easton and John and grocery store burning. The water carriers then made an ii Ibert to save the next room belonging to Millard Easton. They Suc Quot coded in keeping it from burning but not until after the East Wall contiguous to the burning buildings was entirely ruined. Holes were driven through the tin roof and water was kept flowing Over it to prevent the heat from firing rafters underneath. The dry goods in the store were greatly damaged i by the heat and water. It required hard work to save the a grocery store of or. Mchenry s As also the k. Of p. Hall which caught fire several times but fortunately a a lined no heat Way. The office of or. Stansifer East of the burned a look was also in much danger. Flt veral times the Sparks ignited on the roof but was extinguished. The loss on the House however is considerable. The estimate of the total Lom by the fire As Given by those who sintered mini its destructive flames is 811,700, this is covered by an insurance of so,500. The following is a list of the property loss Odd Fellows building furniture charter and entire contents burned. Loss $2,000, insurance $1,500, will not rebuild on the site. Frank Moore five room Resi Dence Carpenter shop and Coal shed it. He saved some of the House furniture but it was badly damaged. The Carpenter tools and All his material was a turned. Insurance ?600. Loss $1,600. Or. Moore will rebuild. Millard Easton barn crib and contents with poultry houses All burned. Loss �1,5 x insurance .��00. The East Wall of the store room of or. Easton a. Was bad damaged and will be torn away. Loss on his goods and store room 6600. He will rebuild the burned buildings. The barn and contents of Charley Dunn s was also destroyed. Joss $100, with no insurance. Will rebuild. The restaurant of mrs. Watts located in the Small building of j. S. Williams was burned loss to restaurant $50, to the building $300. No insurance. Or. Williams will erect a handsome two Story building on the lot. The Odd Fellows Hall will be located on the second floor. Grocery store of John Easton building burned but Stock saved and badly damaged. Insurance on building �400, on contents 8400. Loss $8 x. Or. Easton moved his Stock to his building on the North Side of the Street and was ready for business tuesday. Hardware store of Clellan Easton contents destroyed. The Post office was located in this building but everything was saved and it was taken to the building just South of the mrs. Easton hotel. Insurance on building $1,000, Storck $1,000. Loss $4,000. Or. Lafiton was a heavy loser. He had just brought on a Large amount of goods and All were lost. He will probably not rebuild. The Odice of or. Stansifer was damaged Kijoo. Insurance 8000. The Ware room ice House and barn of Steve Szatkowski a Saloon keeper was consumed. No insurance. Loss s 50. His House and Saloon damaged about $200. Insurance on both 81,900. He will rebuild there seems to be no it question that tie lire was the work of an incendiary. The citizens informed the to Iii representative that they wore not minus a Clew and would use All available Means to find the guilty culprit. About two months ago attempt was made to Burn Saloon of Pote Szatkowski throwing Oil on the Side of building and making a fire with boxes. Fortunately it was discovered before a it in damage was done. A Compromise Between the House and Senate. In Case both houses can agree no committee is needed but As in the present Case in Washington when both have a separate Bill it is then necessary to select representatives from each House and have them agree if possible on Abili when it will be reported to both houses for a vote. This committee is a last resort toward Unity in both houses and should their Bill fail to satisfy a majority in the lower House and Senate the Bill is As Good As dead. This circumstance prevails at Washington at present. While the committee May agree upon a Bill there is not a majority in the Senate which will approve of their decisions. Conference committees Are not unlike All others they Are selected As a mediator and their boundaries cover that scope which May be necessary to bring Harmony to a majority of the voting houses. General Hunter who kindly gave us the above information served four terms in the u. S. Congress and retired from that Politi a Field with a record to be Roud of. He never served on a conference committee. He was elected from this District in 1867 by the counties of Monroe i Awrence Brown Bartholomew Jackson Jennings Jefferson and Switzerland. He again made the race in 1873 and served three successive terms retiring in 1879. In the last three terms he served his constituencies in Monroe Lawrence Green Sullivan Owen Clay Vigo Park and Vermillion. In 1880 the District was again changed and composed the counties of Monroe Owen Putnam Moi an Brown Bartholomew Johnson and Hendricks. The above counties at present compose the fifth Gressional District. Eony Cooper s Bill passes. Senate in favor of the taxation of greenbacks. An the by the committees. Were of ii general Morton c. Hunter on the Washington affair. Since the Jire ont Quot muddle Quot Between the lower House Senate and conference committee it might be of interest to our readers to under Easton having a hardware stand some of the proceedings of the so called conference committee. Knowing of no one better qualified than Cen. Morton c. Hunter t a give an insight to the of Congress the world s representative called on the general and was Given a Short but accurate history of the Compromise committees. The conf Irence committee members generally compos of of four teen men seven from the House and seven from the Senate Are selected by the speaker of the House and president of the Senate. Should the House have a democratic majority the part of the committee selected from that Branch would contain one More Democrat than Republican the same Rule is used in the Senate and should the republicans be in the majority the Rule is vice versa. The committees Are invariably selected from the older members no amateurs need look for a position of this kind. These Momiu Ittzes Are selected As new Salto fued. The following new suits have been filed in the Monroe circuit court Charles Ross is. Franklin Moi fit. Demand. A. , atty. For puff. Esther a. Buster is. Jolin c. Yates it Al. Foreclosure. Louden it Louden,atty3. For plaintiff. Theirry l. Mccalla adnir., is. Moas Are Jow Watto the president s Sil nature a tiie 8ac�em of the bul use to the a Nerger of Tkv preen Talve Coopers it l a it i it Tiki our. Congressman Cooper s Greenback lax Bill has passed the House and Senate and now awaits the to i Jna Ture of the president to become a Law. It passed the Senate without amendment last saturday. It met with Strong opposition in the House of representatives. Johnson a Republican of Indiana and Springer a Democrat of Illinois being especially Active in fighting it both being members of the committee which reported it. A special to the Sentinel states that through the personal untiring a flirt of or. Cooper that the Bill was reported by the committee by one majority and passed the House alter bitter opposition. Senator Turpie took care of the Bill in the Senate and pulled it through successfully. In every Congress fur Twenty years Bills have been introduced to repeal the Law Wahidi exempted the taxation of i Een Hacks. Once it passed the Senate but went no further. If or. Cooper had not taken up this Bill and made it his own pet measure it would have slept in Springer s committee. It is estimated that tax it dodgers secure exemption to several million Dol Lars of taxable property in Indiana annually. As passed the Bill provides that circulating notes of National associations and United states Legal tender notes and other notes and certificates of the United states payable on demand and circulating or intend Fig to circulate an currency and Gold and Silver or other Coin shall be subject As Money on hand or on Deposit it a the Laws of any state or Terri tory. Quot provided that any a Rich taxation shall be exercised in the same Vanlier and at the same rate that any such state or territory shall tax captured horse. In Tho g. P. Reeves horse taken at Martinsville. As stated in monday s world a Telegram was received g. P. Reeves from Martinsville stating that they had captured the stolen horse which was taken from his stable on of last week. It will be remembered that a gentleman of about Nineteen years came to or. Reeves asking for a Saddle horse Tor about two hours. He said his father who lived one mile and a half East of town was sick and he desired to see him. The horse was Given him and nothing More was heard of Man or beast until sunday evening when the Telegram was received from Martinsville. Or. Reeves had previously sent telegrams to bordering towns so the officials were on guard. On sunday a gentleman came Riding along the Road South of Martinsville and upon nearing the town dismounted turned the horse Loose and started across a Corn Field. This suspicious act was noticed by several who happen etl to be close by. The City officials were at once notified and the horse caught and Uken to Martinsville. The animal answered the description of or. Ftp eve stolen horse and he was taken to a stable. The rider was then chased Down in a few minutes and taken to the county jail. Word was immediately sent or Reeves. Before the arrival of or. Reeves the officials had heard of some Bloomington boys who were spending sunday in their City and they Iet out to find them see if the horse could be identified. Anthon Benckart was called and taken to the stable where the horse Hud been brought. Or. Benckart a it a sized the stolen he and picked him out from a dozen Otheni which were feeding in the stable. The Man who took the Hois gave his name Here As Taylor but Correct name is Oscar reaver instead of going East As he fold Money or currency i circulating As Money within its jurisdiction. J or. Reeves he took a straight line Quot the provisions of this act Are j for Martinsville and remained All not to be deemed or held to change night with a relative who lives Alexander Robinson e t Al. To set existing Laws in respect to the tax South of the City. He there confess aside conveyance. Fulk amp Corr Attys. For puff. The Addyston pipe and steel co. Is. Bloomington water works co. It Al. Mechanic s Lien. H. A. La atty. For puff. George f. Sexton . Sarah .1. Sexton. Divorce. J. B. Wilson atty. For puff. Bloomington improvement co. Is. John c. Dolan. Attachment. .1. A Wilson atty. For Phi. Israel Durnall is. Laura v. Durnall. it Louden Attys. For Piil Quot. Henry Stucky Assignee of Hoag land it co. Is. James f. Mauley it Al. Demand. James f. Morgan atty. For i 11. T. H. Smith it co. Is. Morton Adams it Al. Replevin. James f. Morgan atty. For Pill Quot. Herb Medicine co. Is. William h. Bales. Denind. James f. Morgan atty. For Pul Quot. Herb Medicine co. Is. Solomon c. Payne note. James f. Morgan atty. For Pill Quot. Joseph c. Bethel surviving partner of Carter Bros it co., is. Lidward Turner it Al. Demand. K. Morgan atty. For Idle. Action of National Bankin Assoc led that he had stolen a horse in Moar new pm at the september term 1898, a petition was presented to the Board of commissioners a a King the location of a Highway running from the Johnson Furd. On bean Blossom Creek following grisly Creek until it reaches Griffy Creek Bridge on Hight Pike two Miles North of town. This proposed Road far surpasses any proposed Highway for Public Utility that has been opened for several years past. This to id opens up the country North and West of Bloomington bringing Trade to Bloomington that now goes to Gosport and Spencer. It gives a level Highway from grisly Creek Bridge to Points fifteen Miles North. Every step toward the opening of this Highway has been hotly contested by three or four persons through whose land the Highway will run. A picnic was held tuesday s Bridge for the purpose of having a Good time generally and to see what could be done favouring the opening of said Highway. A Large attendance was the feature of the Day. Hon. H. C. Duncan it Al address died the gathering. All St it ent a pleasant Day Etc music by string bands. The Board of commit inert was called tuesday to look at the Bridge on bean Blossom Creek. The Bridge was found to be in bad repair and the Commisa Onen made immediate arrangements for putting it in first class shape. If s Horace Norton has Retamo from a Bisinais trip to Lafayette. The Basket meeting at it. 8alem, Sik Lav. Was a decided Success in every particular. More people came to the memorial services than Ever before. The services were excellent revs. Lyons and Short each delivered an address. N. B. Rogers and family left men it i a or llah Hilp frit ads. Rogers will return in a few Days but mrs. Rogers will remain several weeks. While at Sheridan they will witness the marriage. Of mrs. Rogers brother s. L. Wallingford. Dave White was found guilty monday morning for Petit larceny and the mayor fined him $25 and gave him thirty Days in the work House. The offence was stealing a \ in Bloo Upington and the next morning j pair of Kliors from the engine room started for Martinsville. He was j on the night of the fire a Campbell set St of town. Polk township boasts of a Man j afraid to ride the animal through since the publication of their j town so abandoned the pacer annual catalogue the big Bloom and concluded to test his legs in ton fair to further encourage j the l of when Chi turd told the the Success of the Riding Circle and a a marshal that he had stolen the the Questi Ian Despai Tenient of the a Livorse and supposed he avas in for it fair and especially to make the j or. , on his arrival deut Little folks take More interest then j i red his horse but had no warrant in have increased their premiums for the arrest of Young reaver old settlers. At Etc hands Sulphur Spring will beheld the annual old settlers meeting on saturday and sunday a u gust 2ot h and kith 1 so i. Speaking on saturday by Hon. Win. A. Ketcham of Indianapolis and Hon. R. W. Miers of Bloomington. Preaching on sunday Forenoon by Rev. R. R. Bryan of Ciree Castle and in the afternoon by Rev. Quincy Short offspring Ville. Rev. J. B. Hamilton will act As chaplain. Good music has been arranged for. Real estate Tran after. W. R. Dodd to Theodore Rose 400 acres in Salt Creek to. Consideration 17,000. And now offer the following list Best lady rider 1st Reid cum sl0.f 0 second 85.00. Tipert will be in ail probabilities a Fine Saddle added to the first Proni Iurii this matter however is not yet definite. In the Riding Circle Drill which the fair is especially anxious to encourage the following premiums will be Given the lady rider Nia aging her horse and executing the movements Best in the Drill a a Premium of so jul Gold ail elegant Riding Lidle and a framed diploma of the fair second Best s 2.&Quot 0 ii Gold an elegant engraved Riding whip the third will receive $1.00 in Gold. The child boy or girl under to years who executes the Drill movements and rides Best will receive a prize of s a o in Gold the second a Fine Riding whip. Mrs. Beard. Will not compete in this Drill. All it be Sirius to take part in the Drill will meet mrs. Heard at the fair in it funds at 4 o clock saturday. Instructions Are free l it none except who exp Jot to compete in Tho prize drills will to allowed to enter. Amanda Olleman of the North East part of Morgan county has brought Uit against e. A. Olleman for divorce and to ,000 Alimony. They have lived Roget liver for forty nine years and she alleges cruel treatment. The family is one of the wealthiest in to hts county. The sixties re Well known to some of Onroe county of Tiivi. Young mayor Buskirk and prosecutor etl Mondson telegraphed the official i it that there was a charge against him in this county Init they then refused to give him i until they saw the diapers. He telegraphed marshal Owens monday Nind a warrant was immediately cured. Cd Johns was sent in poise icon of the papers and it , Johns and the arrived londay night lie will await the action of Tho Gjuul jury. The prisoner claims Thiu Home is in Bedford and that he took the horse because he was out of Money and to desired to got enough to a his Way to Tho Home of a Farmer near Martinsville to whom head hired. Tho of Licals Woie slow in giving u it Tho prisoner the last that they had received telegrams Froni mayor Buskirk and i Ravec Utor Edmondson which were sufi Piont authority. Or. Lie Eves Stato a that he action of Tho Martinsville officials was Peculiar to May the least. Who is almost equal to James j. Corlitt. Bob Quot Hayes 2. I years old claims to be the Champion All around Nii dote of the county. From All reports he has l Een trying his skill in wrestling the heavy weights of that township and h is thus established a big reputation in that Section. It was Blu 3 times monday morning for the Lane Barber shop West Goth Street. When the proprietor came in tie room he was very much sur Riso Ltd to find the door open and All of the tools gone. It was evident to him that some one who needed a shave had broken in and did not but had taken ail. It further developed Liow Evor that his oars were groundless As one of the Barbers oame Quot to citing Quot in Tho necessary . The door had not been locked saturday night and Harley Ander it son who was passing by noticed the Yarele Ness and to avoid a steal had taken the tools Home. The Little girl of Dennis May living near Smithville was bitten by a supposed mad dog. Tho dog disappeared but afterwards returned and showed signs of hydrophobia the child was examined by a physician yesterday but nothing done. It is probable she will be taken to the mad Stone at Terre haute. The statistical reports give us the information the tvs More foreigners Are leaving the United states than Are coming in. A reporter seeing a dim sign on the Side of the old l building formerly used by Eph Hughes As a Barber shop and which is now being moved away Steppe i into the first National Bank and enquired concerning it of cashier Woodburn. He stated that Tho sign was the name of a Man who it used to keep a grocery store his name being g. H. Johnson. La it it had owned All the property from the la Onk Corner to the Alley Glt a in it East and was a pm porous business Man of forty years ago. He had sold his property to the by Kirks and after his a the which of Murreil a few years later tha. Memory of him had gradually faded from Tho minds of his town simple

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