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Defiance Express (Newspaper) - July 30, 1895, Defiance, Ohio
Republican vol. 2. Defiance Ohio. Tuesday july 30. 1896. No. 72ohe Hundred and forty die train bearing japanese soldiers plunges into the Bay. Spanish Soli Iphus ambushed. Physician missing. Treacherous natives kill Many on the Island of Luzon a in consequence the troops hum the town of Cabman and Slaughter 116 of the natives including the Leader other foreign news. Kobe Japan july 30.�?a frightful Accident in which 140 soldiers perished occurred on the Railroad running from this place to Osaka. A train of 23 cars was conveying to i his City 400 japanese soldiers who were returning from China where they had taken part in the military operations. A heavy storm was raging and As Tho train was running along the sea Wall on which the tracks As they approach the City Are Laid an immense sea leaped Over the Wall separating Tho train and derailing the engine and 11 cars whish plunged off the Wall into the Bay. Most of the men Iii them were drowned like rats Iii a trap. The Accident occurred about i of clock in the morning Aud the night was pitch dark. The sea was running so High that it was impossible to Render any assistance to the men in Tho curs that Bud gone overboard. Campos mercy. and prisoners at Manzanillo set at Liberty. Havana july 30.�?before leaving Manzanillo for Cienfu goes Captain general de Campos pardoned All the political and War prisoners and ordered them to be set at Liberty. The prisoners thus released include Many who were under sentence to be shot according to military Law Aud others had been condemned to imprisonment Iii the african colonies. Tho Captain general has granted three months leave of absence to general Salcedo who will shortly leave for Spain. General la Chambre has been appointed sub inspector of artillery at Havana. Detachments from the battalion of estra Madura Aud the bizarre Squadron have had a skirmish with the insurgents while recon loitering on mount Armenia in the department of Santa Clara. The troops afterwards found one dead and two wounded insurgents on the Lichi. The soldiers also picked up the hat of Bermudez tile insurgent Leader. It was badly stained with blood and this leads to the belief that Bermudez is seriously wounded. Lieutenant colonel Palo captured seven insurgents while pursuing Tho insurgent band commanded by Zayas. Hunted at sea. Queenstown july 30.�?the Lugger Zenith has been burned off Baltimore Cork county. The flames broke out shortly before Midnight and spread rapidly in spite of the efforts of the Crew. Nine men Are missing Aud 18 others were rescued by the coast guard. Details of the burning of tile Lugger Zenith which have just reached Here show that she had on Board a Crew of six men and 21 passengers who were out on a pleasure trip from glad Ore to which place they were returning from Baltimore when flames burst through the Hatchway of the Lugger. A panic followed and a boat which was lowered was swamped by Tho crowd of people who clambered into it. During the confusion nine persons were drowned. The skipper of the Zenith then ran her ashore and the remainder of the passengers and Crew were rescued by the coastguard. Elections in France. Paris july 30.�?the elections of members of the councils general have resulted Iii the republicans gaining three quarters of the seats. There were several election fights at various places in the provinces. At Roubaix in the department of the North there was a collision Between the republicans and the collectivists and the gendarmes had to charge repeatedly before Tho disturbance was quelled. A number of persons were injured and a few arrests were made. Serious riots accompanied by bloodshed Are reported to have occurred at Brab Antine near Marseilles. The troops have been dispatched to the scene do ins riin.fi-,. American honoured. Paris july 30.�?the following americans have been appointed Chevaliers of the legion of Honor messes. Bartlett the sculptor Stewart the artist and Odet director of Tho sulphides society at Lyons. Ii Oil Civ i re hound. Paris july 30.�?cardinal Gibbons is expected to return to this City from reims. Ile will spend a few Days at the St. Sol Alico Seminary Here before in turning to the United states. He of culled Ito Oins in Holmes Castle Ami mysteriously disappeared. Chicago july 30.�?the search far traces of the Many supposed victims of h. H. Holmes was resumed at his a a castles Early monday. In the Damp basement with its swinging electric lights a half dozen labourers were kept at work with pick and shovel while As Many detectives were carefully examining every handful of Earth thrown up. The rapping of Walls and sounding of ceilings Iii tile search for trap doors and secret Chambers was conducted under the personal supervision of inspector Fitzpatrick and not an Inch of Wall or flooring is being missed. The detectives found monday two tool chests in one of which was a Hammer spotted and stained. It was beloved by some of tile officers that the spots were blood stains and an analysis was ordered. At police Headquarters mrs. Pat Quinlan wife of the janitor was again Given a severe examination. The woman who for Days was Cool Aud defiant is beginning to weaken and the police believe she will shortly Tell All she knows of the Case. Her testimony is expected to be sensational and will it is thought Lead to the conviction of her husband. Another Case of mysterious disappearance which a yet be charged to Holmes was reported to the police monday by neighbors of or. Pussies who disappeared Iii 1892. Or. Pussies for several months had offices Iii the Holmes building and he and Holmes were often seen together apparently being friends. Some time in 1892, the Date by 4 a matter of doubt the physician dropped out of sight. To had but few acquaintances Aud although the disappearance caused some talk among the neighbors Little attention was paid to it. The recent startling discoveries made in the a a castles have recalled the affair and it is considered probable by some that the physician May have been among Holmes victims. A number of Bones were found Iii Tho basement monday some of which or. Robinson pronounced parts of a human Frame. It was at first thought that in entire Skeleton has been uncovered but examination showed that most of the Bones were from the Butcher shop. Can not convert them. Fast coils to the Froh our Navy to be augmented by the Texas and Maine within a fortnight. Will Iii followed by the Iowa. In Iii int Elk oui in Tho missionary service says chinese will remain fagans. Pittsburg july 30. A Rev. E. It. Donehoo pastor of the eighth presbyterian Church of this City and who has been identified with chinese Mission work for years in an interview says that to believes the efforts to convert chinese from paganism is futile. He says that although Tho chinamen go to sunday school and seem to take an Iii Terest in the Christian religion and even profess christianity yet they cling to their Heathen ideas and ceremonies Rev. Donehoo is looked upon As the Leader Aud adviser of the resident chinese Aud went to Washington Iii their interest when tile Geary Law was first enforced. Rev. A Donehoo a opinion has been formed Only after years of study of the chinamen. He does not intend to give up the missionary work Iii this line for he believes that while the chinese cannot be converted to christianity they can be raised to a higher social level by religious influences. Not in with tile Standard. St. Petersburg july 30.�?the directors of the russian Petroleum companies state Iii the novae Eremya that they have not arrived at an agreement with the american Petroleum Syndicate to partition the Petroleum Market. A in a Good and had Side. Leavenworth kau., july 30.�?three inches of rain fell in this Section sunday. Some Bridges were washed out Large Hail fell greatly injuring the fruit crop. Rain will make Kansas Corn crops immense. The turks licked. Constantinople july 30.�?the macedonians after a Sharp conflict with the turkish troops have captured the town of Menlik Southwest of Nero cop. The victors burned the Telegraph station Anc the turkish quarters. It a Spanish troops ambushed. Madrid july 30.�?an official Dis Patch received Here from Manilla the capital City of the Island of Luzon and of All the philippine islands says that Tho natives of Tabagan Iii the province of Bagayan at the North extremity of the Island of Luzon recently treader Ousby ambushed a party of Spanish troops killing and wounding several of the soldiers. Consequently a Spanish punitive column was sent to Tabagan and it attacked and burned that town after a fight in which to natives were killed including their principal Leader. The Spanish lost a Captain and in soldiers killed and several men wounded. Live wire kills i Homo. Anderson iud., july 30.�?one of the fire department horses was instantly killed sunday by a live electric wire Iii his a tall. Flow Era marked in the Navy by the Advent of these vessels in five tears our fighting Fleet will he second Only to those of great Hrit Uin France and Italy. The batteries. Washington july 30.�?the commissioning of the Maine and Texas within the next fortnight will Mark a new Era in the development of the american Navy. The two vessels will be an addition differing from those which have preceded them during the past decade and they will belong More distinctively to the fighting class of vessels than oven the new York the coast defense vessel Monterey or the monitors Mian Tonomo Monadnock and amphitrite All of which Are now Iii commission. The Maine is classed As an armoured Cruiser while the Texas is a second rate battleship but the Maine could very properly be placed in Tho category of second rate battleships. Her barrettes Are protected by 12, and her Turret by o inches of Armor. >5he carries four to Inch and six a Inch guns in addition to a powerful secondary Battery. She Lias a displacement of 6,Oss tons a maximum horsepower of 9,000, can steam it knots an hour and will carry a Crew of 370 men. Iii the opinion of experts she could easily whip two vessels like the new York which attracted so much attention at the recent naval exhibition at Kiel while she would prove a match for half a dozen Una Mored vessels of of the Type of the Baltimore or Philadelphia. The Texas carries fewer guns Iii her Battery bul they Are of greater Caliper than those of the armoured Cruiser. Her main Battery consists of two 12-Inch and six hindi guns. Her turrets have a greater degree of Protection than those of the Maine but both her displacement Aud horsepower Are less the Texas having a displacement of ,315 tons with 8,000 horsepower. Her Speed is identical with that of the Maine and she will carry substantially Tho same number of men. During the next 12 months the three powerful battleships Massachusetts Indiana and Oregon will be put in commission. Each of the Trio will carry four 13, eight 8 and six 6-Inch guns supplemented by n Strong of rapid fire and Faffing guns. A Little later the Iowa a sister ship will be also commissioned and within the next three years Tho two additional battleships provided for at the last session of Congress will be afloat. By the close of this Century live years lie Nee Tho United states will possess a Navy which in All around efficiency will to second Only to the navies of great Britain France Aud Italy and Superior to those of Germany or Spain or any of the other Continental or Oriental Powers. Fatal error. Farmer Hoys i intake ii for a hand of outlaws and fired on. Wichita kau., july 30.�?it develops that Iii Tho Light Between Tho Farmers and outlaws near Sheridan o. To last tuesday Tho Dick Yeager gang was not implicated at All. The supposed outlaws were the Willett boys and Wilbur Henderson All innocent Farmer boys who were in route from the Gold Fields of Oklahoma. The Farmers were members of the anti horse thief association and were in search of the Yeager gang who stole some horses. When they ran across the Willett party they thought it was the Yeager gang and began firing at them. On Tho other hand Tho Willett party thought the posse of Farmers was the Yeager gang who intended to Rob them and they returned the fire. One of the Willetts was killed and the other one and Wilbur Henderson were wounded. _ hunk close. Denver july 30.�?the Union National Bauk cd which w. R. Woobury is president was closed monday. It will liquidate its affairs and go out of business. The Union Bank was closed during tile panic Iii 1893, but subsequently resumed business and later was consolidated with Tho state National Bank which also had been closed during the panic. It is said the depositors will lose nothing Aud business will not be seriously affected. Mrs. Corbett divorced. New York july 30.�?referee Jacobs in his report in the suit for divorce brought by mrs. Jibe Corbett against her husband James j. Corbett the pugilist finds mrs. Corbett entitled co a divorce and recommends that the agreement entered into by her and her husband it the time of their separation by which he agreed to pay her �100 a week a cd Chattanooga misrepresented visiting Veteran will not he overcharged during tile Encampment. Chattanooga july 30.�?according to the news Chattanooga has been flagrantly misrepresented in Northern papers by Captain Charles a. Stone Secretary of the army of the Cumberland. Captain Stout has been Here in the interest of the veterans of his organization who Are expecting to attend the dedication of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park sept. 19 and 20. The report that he makes on his return to Chicago therefore is Likely to deter Many of the old soldiers from coming unless his misstatements Are corrected. He makes the impression that the hotels livery stables Aud the people of this City in general Are league together for the purpose of extorting As much Money As possible from the it soldiers by fair Means or foul. Nothing could be wider the truth. Tile Only hotel that will Advance its rates Iii the least is Lookout inn Aud even there the Advance is very slight and applies Only to Tho smaller rooms which will to in As much demand As the More desirable ones the dedication week. Only those to whom expenses Are no consequence would expect to go there Iii any event. Hypnotized into thievery. Tho defense Dolly Agnew will try to make Good. A Portland or., july 30. A Dolly Agnew the Young woman confined in the county jail on a charge of larceny Only one of Many similar escapades has made the startling claim that she is subject to hypnotic influence. She clams that William Woodward forces her to steel Iii spite of herself. When she is released Here she is to he taken to Tacoma to answer charges of wholesale thievery hotels etc., and her friends will Endeavor to show Iii defense that the Young woman a criminal career in tile past two years is due to the Peculiar Power exercised Over her by Woodward her accomplice in some of Tho robberies. She is an intelligent Young woman and claims that be father whose name is unknown is a banker and sex Alderman of Chicago. Her stealing on the sound Aggregates thousands of interest to Baise the tax on Beer will be fought. Congress # in i Iven Waun i no. Founder of adventist dead. Elk Point s. D., july 30.�?elder Joshua Vaughan Himes the famous co worker of William Miller the founder of adventist is dead at the age of 91. Or. Himes was born in Wickford r. I. The family were episcopalians but the boy became a member of the new England sect commonly called Christian baptists and for a number of years served As a general missionary. In 1879, however elder Himes returned to the Church of his youth and has since remained with it. Roll Mill worker will strike. Cleveland july 30.�?it is More than probable that Tho 1,000 members of Tho Roll Mill workers Union Iii this City will strike on thursday next for an increase of 12 1-2 per cent in wages. The men have already made their demands and they will Boid a formal conference with the Mill owners on wednesday but it is believed that the manufacturers will refuse to Grant the demand. In that Case a strike will to ordered to by Gin on the following morning. Marquet Tiiu a Mon tumult. St. Ignace midi., july 3i a every Catholic archbishop and Bishop Iii tile United states has received an invitation to take part next week Iii the exercises attending the unveiling of the Monument which has been erected to the memory of father Marquette who More than 200 years ago sounded tile first notes of tile gospel among the indians with whom this Region was populated. The exercises Are to be of the most solemn Aud imposing character. The new York yacht club. New York july 30.�?the nine Days cruise of the new York yacht club began at i in. Monday from Glen Cove Long Island sound. Defender vigilant and Jubilee participate. Tho Point touched at will he Morris Cove new London Newport Vineyard Haven new Bedford and Back to Newport. On Friday schooners and sloops will race for the Goelst cups. Drowned Iii tug River. 11 Sergent ky., july 30.�?news Lias just reached Here from Pike county that Otto Henry Leonard formerly of Wytheville va., was drowned a few Days ago while swimming in tug Fork of Sandy River near tile West Virginia Fine. His associates Henry w. Sherman and Albert c. Davis while trying to save him came near drowning also. Leonard was 27 years old and was Well known in that Section. Secretary Herbert on a cruise. New York july 30.�?secretary of the Navy Herbert arrived Here monday on the United states dispatch boat Dolphin which anchored in North River off Twenty third Street. Secretary Herbert is on a months cruise along the Atlantic coast Aud will go As far North As bar Harbor me. Opinion prevail at the capital that the president will recommend such a tax or at dint Moonlit sign a Hill to that effects attention i called to the result in England i Rewers agent talks. New York july 30.�?the Brewers Are in warpaint. The fight in Congress next Winter to prevent an increase Iii the internal Revenue tax on Beer will be. Directed from this City which is Tho Headquarters of the National association and also of a powerful local organization. A there is no difference Between the East and the West on this question a said a libel p. Fitch general counsel for the Brewers monday All will suffer alike regardless of geographical location and All Are alike interested Iii defeating the tax. And it will be Defeated. No political party will dare take the responsibility of making the Iii making this Flat footed declaration or. Fitch said that he was not speaking As the representative or mouthpiece of the Brewers. Or. Fitch served three terms Aud part of a fourth Iii Congress beginning As a Republican and winding up As a Democrat resigning less than two years ago to accept the More lucrative position of comptroller of the City of new York which he still holds. Or. Fitch has been the a Gal adviser Iii chief of tile i rowers Many years and his clients have the most unlimited Confidence in them. A if tin Republican party in Congress pass s a Law la add another Dollar a barrel to the tax on Beer a lie said a it will be overwhelmed under a wave of popular disapproval. The tidal wave of last year will let a if they should do any tiling like that. The result of the elections in England should be an object lesson to politicians ulus Tractive of the Power Aud influence of the brewing interest when aroused and combined to a a Given to the observation that in Washington the belief prevailed Iii quarters very close to the administration that Tho president would recommend ail increase on the Beer tax or at least take some unmistakable Means of letting it he known that he will Sigil such a Dill if it is passed by Congress or. Fit Cli parried by asking if the administration favored the tax last Winter when the question was pressed hot upon Congress. He would not return to the Point although reminded that the conditions then and now were totally dissimilar. It is said to be Likely the Brewers will concentrate their tactics on individual congressmen living Iii districts where they can set up a plausible claim that they hold the balance of Power Iii voting strength. Whether that will be successful remains to be seen. Iii tile North the country members it is claimed have Little fear of the Beer element Aud Iii the South the same indifference obtains among the democrats. Rescued from the deep. British freight Steamer aground for Many Mouth i saved. New York july 30.�?after being imbedded for to months in the Sands of Bable Island the a graveyard of the Atlantic a the British freight Steamer be Rito came into port sunday under her own steam preceded and partly guided by the Merritt wrecking Steamer j. Jones. Save for a few damaged plates near the keel Lier Hull was Iii Good condition. She had been stripped of All Lier Joiner work including the doors of every room except tile lavatory by Tho Beach combers of the Island. All of Lier brass fittings and every pane of Glass had been carried away. Tho Negrito went aground Iii a fog Iii september last. Her owners collected the insurance from the British Lloyds whose agents decided to save her As she was Worth about $250,000, Aud was Only three years old. They employed Tho Merritt wrecking company to haul her off. Tho Job was a Gigantic one. Two great sandbars had to be Cut through with immense dredges Aud by a complicated system of pulleys and hawsers the vessel was dragged Forth. Only flunk Cartridge. Philadelphia july 30.�?the Schooner Carrie e. Lane which a Spanish gunboat compelled to heave to off Cape Stanio while bound from Cienfuegos to the Delaware breakwater arrived at this port sunday. Captain Quick denied that the vessel was first fired at and said that Only Blank cartridges were shot across the bows As a signal for the Lane to heave to. This she did promptly and no objection of protest was made when the vessel was boarded Aud beached by the Spanish marines
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