Defiance Express in Defiance, Ohio
9 Mar 1899

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9 Mar 1899

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Defiance Express (Newspaper) - March 9, 1899, Defiance, Ohio Single copies 5 cents the Ell a Ress. Ail printed at Home vol. Ohio thursday March 9, 1899. No 13 color silk Wool Cotton sold at next door to Yingling a. Ambushed by rebels. Second Oregon volunteers in a Lively skirmish. Bravely held their own enemy him a he with thirty killed alter m. A i a in i. A Kitten half. Mij i anti Lite Tica it Ell. Manilla. Marc a 7, rebels anticipating tile aul lean Advance Are Busy the irvving up defences in every direction and it is reported that they Are levying men and supplies in every province. As a result great dissatisfaction prevails among the tribes. The rebels have a a concentrating in the Vicinity Ilia Reservoir. A patrol company a second Oregon volunteers was in ambush. Two men were wounded but l e oregonians held their ground under heavy Are until the the company assisted by two companies the first Nebraska regiment ranked the enemy killing 30 and wounding several More. All the native hut3 have been destroyed at Mariquita and the country their is pretty Well cleared but the rebels were returning in Small bodies at Sundown. Apparently they have be curl d a new Supply smokeless ammunition recently As there has been a noticeable difference during the last few Days. The Spanish commissioners who Are endeavouring to secure the release the Spanish prisoners in the hands Aguinaldo have returned to Malolos to offer $2,000,000 for their release. As Aguinaldo has been demanding $7,000, too. It is not Likely their Mission will be successful. Victim pneumonia. The Ewi St Bunchie Rudyard hip line in Asci Awny. Nev York March?.�?josephine Kipling eldest child . And mrs. Rudyard Kipling died pneumonia at the Home miss be Forrest Rudyard Kipling continues to improve having slept naturally tile greater part the night. He has taken no solid food and it luny be a week before he is Able to do so. He is subsisting in beef extract milk and other fluid nutrients. The girl became ill the Day after . Kipling took to his bed. It is not known whether the news the death his child was communicated to . Kipling but it was generally beloved t hat ii is condition is such that the physicians will not Tell him until he is stronger. Dentin to ii for Manilla. Omaha March 7.�?captain Baxter quartermaster the department the Missouri received telegraphic orders from the War department to at once arrange for transportation from fort Crook to san Francisco the Bat tall the sixteenth infantry now que red there. The entire regiment a been ordered to Manilla. The Date f departure is not stated in the order. Testimony for the Huron. Chicago March 7.�?testimony was Given in the Baron von Biedenfeld murder trial tending to show that Constable Charles Mcdonald who was killed by Baron von Biedenfeld had Many occasions threatened to kill the Baron and that Mcdonald s revolver contained hollow bullets full Poison expressly intended for the German Nobleman. Five witnesses told the jury that Mcdonald had vowed to Bhoot the Baron. The Cross examining attacks the prosecution failed to shake the evidence. Will minty Vii draw Harrisburg March 7.�?there Are rumours current Here that senator Quay will withdraw before the dose the present week and that colonel George f. Huff Greensburg will be chosen his successor in the United states Senate. There is also talk that if . Quay remains in the fight the Lancaster delegation will desert him account the removal a Nephew sex auditor general Mylin Lancaster by governor Stone from a subordinate position in one the departments. Senator quays managers ridicule these reports and insist that under no conditions will he withdraw. They say their lines Are intact and rumours further defections in them is absurd. Covington pit office robbers. Niles o., March 7.�?a Man giving his name As George Sanford surrendered to the police Here confessing that he was implicated in the recent burglary the Post office at Covington by. Sanford said he met two men named Frank and Charles Stewart in Cincinnati. He had previously met the men in new York where they All worked in a Safe factory. For $100 he went with the stewarts to Covington and stood watch while they robbed the Post office. After the burglary the stewarts disappeared and Sanford said he began wandering about. He a locked up and word was sent to the marshal at Cleveland. Fear a great flood. Water the Ohio already Over leaping its Banks. Several towns submerged Ila Iii have swollen tributary Stream to Knori nou proportion anti Tim Ohio River i lilting at a kaput hate. Cincinnati March g. A during the last two Days there has been a heavy rainfall principally South and East the Ohio River extending from below the Kentucky River up to Morgantown w. A. Two thirds Charleston w. Va., is under water. The River at that Point at this writing i3 41.4 feet which equals the highest previous record at that Point. On the North Side the Ohio the streams Are full but not dangerous. The weather Bureau at this Point sent out danger signals to Point pleasant Catlettsburg and Portsmouth. The heaviest Rise is in the great Kanawha but the Little Kanawha the big Sandy the Licking and the Kentucky Rivers Are pouring in tremendous floods. The Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers Are keeping Pace with the Rivers above Thorn the left Bank the Ohio. A condition favourable to a comparatively slight flood in the Ohio is the fact that the warm weather the to Days preceding this storm All the Snow was melted in the mountains and the floods therefrom have been carried from Down the River. At All Points the Ohio River from Gallipolis Down to the Kentucky River the Ohio is rising. At Catlettsburg where the big Sandy comes in. It i3 highest 48 feet and rising six inches an hour. At Point pleasant at the Mouth the Kanawha it is 41 feet and rising six inches hourly. At Portsmouth it is 48 feet and rising rapidly. There seems to have been a rough very heavy rainfall in West Virginia Between the base the alleghenies and the Ohio River. At Cincinnati the River has been rising three inches per hour for the last 15 hours and is now 50 feet. Cody blackmail Cane. Land writ lug expert ulant important and sensational testimony. Albany March 7.�? it St significant testimony was adduced at the Cody trial Here. David n. Carvalho a handwriting expert by a chemical to it St in the presence the jury showed that the record in tin Book Hie Coo Pervill Church bad Bern erased and Chang to and that the name Mary Brown the supposed wife Jay Gould had been written Over a Blank space the word a illegitimate Quot changed to a legitimate Quot and in the place where Tho name the Mother the illegitimate child had originally been written was Interpol lated the name a Jay this proof in connection with the Strong testimony mrs. Hoyle rouses Point to the effect that the original Sarah Ann Brown was dead and that the present mrs. Angell the supposed prot tender to Tim Nam. And family Gould was then Only a Niece the woman who was mentioned in the already disputed birth notice put the Case the defense in nearly a hopeless condition. It is intended however by the defense to prove that although basis for the claim against the Gouides never really existed. Mrs. Cody believed in the Merit her Case having Bren buoyed up and encouraged by two lawyers. William Mcmurtre Speer and Amaza j. Parker jr., who assured her that they were already in Possession facts similar to those which she thought she had. Held a Brief session. Only one witness before the court inquiry. Refused the request a China replies to Italy s Mand for a port. A ready for Western trip lieutenant Munson i sharply Ouert inned by col. No havin in in Why made to report comp Lintn about beef. Yields to the Pope. Rome March 7. observe attire Romano publishes a letter from the abbe Klein author the French edition a the life father Hecker Quot to the Pope declaring his adherence without Reserve to the Popes views As expressed in his letter to Cardinal Gibbons announcing the suppression the Sale the Bookend adding that he rejects without exception reservation the errors which the Pope condemns in the Book. Mothers Friend w a by takes married y women through air the whole period is amp a amp pregnancy in safety and Comfort. It is used externally and it relaxes the Muscles so that there is no discomfort. It prevents and relieves morning sickness headache and rising breasts shortens labor and preserves the mothers girlish form. I is a Boule Al so i druggists. Al pm Send for a free j copy our Illus a Booklet in. ? about it Motel re a Friend. 5333 the Bradfield regulator go., Atlanta a i monism tto a bribery clip rpt. Columbus o., March 7. go preme court May take a hand in the investigation the alleged corrupt proposition made to attorney general Monnett. If the court should decide to investigate the charges . Monnett says he will make a full statement. An investigation will probably be ordered Queen rumoured Deurl. Brussels March 7. entrances to the chateau lae Ken where Queen Marie Henriette is lying Are guarded by sentries and telephonic communication is interrupted. There is a persistent Rumor that the Queen is dead but a bulletin says her condition is a comparatively hard the poor. Charleston. W. Va., March 7. High water receded but slowly and the largest portion the City is still under water. Heavy Snow fell and with it came freezing temperature. The mayor and his Relief committee has accomplished wonders in providing for the flood sufferers with food and fuel hut there will be much suffering account the cold weather. Several Hundred families Are quartered in the City buildings. Rusgi Nii Nobleman arrested. Winnipeg man., March 7. A the Winnipeg police have arrested Val Clay Alexandro Viche Dudinsky a russian Nobleman who is wanted abroad for the theft 27,000 roubles from a railway company in 1896. Dudinsky came to new York with his plunder where he was known for some time As Stewart Taylor. His Means becoming exhausted he sought friends Here. In will i i Inove Webb my a Nail. Topeka March 7.�?governor Stanley contemplates the removal Webb Mcnair superintendent insurance by an investigation conducted by a legislative committee after the legislature adjourns. Nothing will be done in this direction until the legislature is out the Way. Mcnall has been confirmed by the Senate and his term office extends until july i. Charleston Ceder water. Charleston March 6. Kanawha Valley was visited by one toe worst floods in local history. After several Days heavy rainfall the Kanawha Elk River in an unprecedented Short time has covered almost the entire Valley. Charleston is almost entirely under water. Four feet surround the state Capitol. Considerable damage has been caused to the Coal propert along the Kanawha River. The water works both Gas plants electric Light works Are shut Down. Hundreds families Are quartered in Public buildings. Much distress prevails. Overflowed its hunks. Wilkes Barre pa., March 6. Susquehanna River Rose rapidly and overflowed its Banks Between port Bowkley and Plymouth. The lowlands Between Wilkes Barre and Plymouth the West Side the River Are entirely submerged and the Street cars Are unable to run. At South Wilkes Barre the people living the Low lands were compelled to vacate their Homes. New incorporation. Columbus cd March 6. Harrison Oil and Gas company Scio capital Stock $10,000 the Campbell soap manufacturing company Cleveland $10,-000 the Federal building company Youngstown $150,000 the St. Clairs Ville Oil and Gas company St. Blairsville $10,000 the Cincinnati planer company Cincinnati $30,000 the Reliance gauge column company Cleveland $25,000 the Rudolph and Lewis company Cleveland amendment changing name to the Rudolph amp son company. Hip line will win out. New York March 6.�?according to the reports his physicians Rudyard Kipling is now far advanced the Way to recovery. He slept peacefully Many hours and when he awoke it was Clear that he had made another powerful stride toward health. A the improvement in . Kipling a condition a said . Doubleday a is perhaps More marked than at any previous period his illness. He is emphatically a Winner this Potter men will Combine. Wheeling March 6.�?president c. W. Franzheim the Wheeling pottery company says the pottery Combine is not a a busted yet. The options the various plants a do not expire until april i and it is predicted that the Combine will be an accomplished fact before that Date. Washington March 7. War department court inquiry held a vet y Brief session the last before their Start for the West where they will inspect the packing plants Chicago Aud Omaha and Kansas City. There was but one witness examined lieutenant Frederick l. Munson ninth infantry. He said that during his service in Cuba up to the surrender Santiago his command had As a meat component the ration Bacon and canned roast beef in the proportion about to Days the former to 15 Days the latter. Until the surrender he received no som paints the canned roast beef hut after the surrender his commissary sergeant reported to him that something was making the men very Rick. They did not know it was but thought it was something they had eaten. After eliminating every other Factor that they could think they concluded it must be the canned beef. He ordered the Cooks to try fixing up the meat in stews with hardtack and tomatoes but it seemed to make no difference. The men continued sick. The men then discontinued the use beef. On the voyage Home they still had canned roast beef but the men did not eat. He tried to turn it into the commissary at Montauk hut the commissary would not receive it. A did you make any report this a asked colonel Davis. A no a did it not occur to you that it was your duty to your command to report this state things a continued colonel Davis rather severely. A was it appears to me now a said the witness very frankly a it May have been negligent but at the time the complaint was so general and there being absolutely no Chance bettering the situation i did not make any formal report Uncle Sam is passive. Washington March 7. United states government has remained absolutely passive throughout the execution the italian project to secure an a open door the chinese coast through the acquisition san Mun Bay and outlying islands. One the highest authorities said a the government the United states will not take any Steps in regard to the italian demand for the cession chinese now up to the italians 1 latter adv it Tonji i my i a re lire cacti Iluk Coin fusion will lie him it i it after further no Tat iou a fug Tau i behind the scheme Beking. March 0. chinese foreign officer has returned to the italian charge d affaires. Marquis Salvago Raggi his dispatch containing the demand the italian government for a lease san Mun Bay in the same conditions As these under which Germany hold k la to can Hay. It is accompanied with a letter declaring that the chinese government is unable to Grant the request. The demand Tho italian government for a 95 year lease san min Bay province Che Kiang As a foaling station and naval base included also a demand for the Concession three islands off the coast Che Kiang. With the right to construct a Railroad from san Mun Bay to to Yang Lake and to preferential Railroad and mining privileges within a sphere influence covering the Southern two thirds Che Kiar province. According to a dispatch from peking the action the italian government had caused great excitement there not Only among the chinese but also among the foreign diplomats the chinese being convince d that great Britain was chiefly responsible for the demand and that it had been made to emphasize great Britain a displeasure at the turn which the Northern Railroad question had taken. The representative a great Power was reported to have said that the moment had arrived for International control China and it we As also asserted that if the policy a spheres influence was to be inaugurated the United states would doubtless have a say in the matter with a probable preference for the province Chi i. Baking powder made pure grape Cream tartar. Safeguards the food against Alum. Noval biking Pond Cal co., new Vork. With fearful Force Italy co tit pm Aion it. Rome March attention is paid Here to the refusal the chinese government to Grant the requested lease san Mun Hay to be used As a naval base and Coaling station. No doubt is entertained that the Concession will be made after further negotiations. Rear Admiral Grenet embarked the italian Cruiser Strom Boli at Naples to take command the italian Squadron in chinese Waters. Naval powder Magazine e it Loci is in France. Fifty lives snuffed out. Over one Hundred injured and Clun try shattered for Miles. Many Homes reduced to dust by a landslide. A a a a a a Faut exp Rii hip piled int a Hail wreck. Huntington pa., March 6. first Section the fast newspaper train the Pennsylvania Railroad was wreaked one mile vast this Alae by a landslide Engineer Robert me Cutchin and fireman j. C. Trace. Boti Harrisburg were instantly killed Mccu Tehina a body was burned beyond recognition. The tender the engine was driven half through the express car. Bill its occupants escaped injury the few passengers the train Wetr unhurt. Two freight trains were pasting at the time and several loaded care in each were wrecked. Huge a Topi Llu Rupil Creal , Bainbr Xiii from a Clear sky Ami a vat tract Kiln Bara by Ilic Treni Eudna a . Nothing left. Washington March 7.�?there is mass information hand in both the Navy and state departments relative to the encroachment foreign Powers the chinese coast but it is in such shape that a concise statement the situation is difficult to attain the fact is however that the occupation available ports along the coast has gone to such lengths that the majority the desirable harbours both in value As roads Eads and for communication with the Interior Are in the hands foreign governments. A Stormy initiation. Madrid March 7. initial appearance in the Senate Senor Silve a As Premier was marked by a somewhat Stormy session. He attempted to read the decrees dissolution and count d Almenas tried to talk but his voice was drowned. The president the House vainly endeavoured to quell the disturbance but finally Senor Silvela completed Reading the decree amid cheers for Liberty mingled with cheers for the Queen the army and the Navy. Con aard to a quadruple murder. Emporia kan., March 7. John Gilbert in his cell in the county jail confessed to brutally murdering his wife and four Small children near Enterprise kan., last tuesday. Gilbert for whom a Reward had been offered was arrested Here and feigned not to know the crime and first slammed insanity. Finally hard pressed by sheriff Connor Gilbert confessed the horrible crime. Wise move the Spanish Cabinet. Madrid March 6. Cabinet Council decided to suppress tin pensions ail former ministers. Senor Sylvella All former ministers. Senor Silvela the new Premier says the government has gun at the top in betting an example Economy. Increase in wage. Rebels slaughtered. Yah Shanghai March 0. Leader March the rebels in the province an Houi wages Ngan Hoo ithe notorious desperado i Nunt Nui has been captured 52 his body i Plant guard being killed. J Aff. Din g 12 March 0. To per Cei nto effect Arri vers if about reorganizing the Navy. Washington March 7. A Secretary Long cabled Admiral Dewey at Manilla and to rear Admiral Sampson at Havana announcing the enactment the naval personnel Bill and instructing them to have the officers attached to their respective fleets examined physically in order to make ready for their rearrangement and promotions. Two Lii Ibex cremated. Leseur Minn. March 7. The Home Thomas Griffin has been destroyed by fire and two email children burned to death. Or. And mrs. Griffin a lit e a a de in Ai tie child and mrs. Griffin after the Ai in their night through the in Toulon March 6. naval powder Magazine Goubran Between la scene and Toulon in the department Var Southern France exploded shortly after Midnight. All the soldiers duty at the Magazine were killed and a number inhabitants the surrounding District the buildings in which were razed also fell victims. Forty corpses have already been recovered. The cause the explosion is not known. Fifty thousand Kilogrammes Black powder exploded. It looks As though a volcanic eruption had occurred the country being swept almost Bare within a radius two Miles houses destroyed Trees overturned and distorted Fields devastated and covered with stones and impalpable Black du3t. Some the stones Are enormous. One weighing 50 Kilogrammes fell in the suburb Pone de Las. Signs the explosion Are evident in All the suburbs Toulon and in the City itself. Even at St. Jean Devar. Five Miles Distant windows were shattered and doors battered in. Later reports show that the seven sentries four were killed outright and the others injured one Corporal being literally Scalp d and the Scalp overhanging i face like a veil. A Large number soldiers Are now employed in Clearing away the debris hut the work is very difficult. It is impossible to ascertain accurately the number killed but it is believed that no fewer than too were injured. Although it was a Clear night the explosion was so terrific As to produce a slight rainfall. Fortunately the neighbouring magazines escaped. It is now believed that the explosion originated in chemical deposition in smokeless powder. There is no suggestion foul play. The whole City is in mourning flags Are at half Mast the Heaters Are draped and the casinos closed. The government and municipal authorities Are forwarding Relief funds. Mackroy minister Marine has telegraphed 10,000 francs towards the maintenance the families the victims and a Public subscription has been opened Here. Four the injured have succumbed to their injuries. It is believed that 15 Are still buried in the debris. All the bodies found recovered Are terribly mutilated. Sixteen were found in the rocks near the Shore and it is fear d that others were precipitated into the sea. A vehicle moving along the re so near the sea was lifted Bonito into the water by tile Force the explosion two its occupants being drowned. The scene at the Village lag Ubran was appalling. Teh Grams from Nice Ray the explosion was Niou Racine and Sale. Omaha March 6. Union la railway company began one the heaviest auction Sale Public lands Ever held in the country. The lands aggregate 6,000,000 acres and Are covered by the sinking fund mortgage Given by the company dec. 18,1873, to the it. N Trust company new York As trn a. The lands Are located ii a be Brasov. Wyoming Colorado Anc % i Utah. A de disposition the proper will Pra really clean up All the Anan Cia Dlf cuties the Road incurred i pre vie to the taking control by the a preset management. Unlit Hermon Bandit. Santi \ March 6.�?el por Venir _ discussion the 1 situation brought about by the in from Havana limiting the total a a Liture upon the departments Chirov Neial administration to $10,, a. A there is Only ont course open time who Are without work and food moly to become Banditt. Hunger ands bread. The proceedings to United states authorities at Havana Are evidently antagonistic to major c neral Wood and Horn jealousy his Success and popularity among All classes cuban appropriation by co Orrin Washington March 6.�?-the official statement representative Joseph cd. Cannon Illinois the chairman the House appropriations committee Cumming up the appropriations Tho fifty fifth Congress shows an aggregate appropriation by he entire Congress $1 566,890,015, and for the session just closed a total $673,658,400, with authority for contracts subject to future appropriations amounting to $70,000,000. The increase is attributed to the Large sex pc uses occasioned by the War with Spain. In perjure it testimony. Santiago March 6. The court martial private John Williams the ninth immune regiment charged with Conopio Ity in the murderous affray at san Luis is still in session. Thus far the prosecution has offered two c be witnesses. But the other testimony is conflicting. The judge advocate complains that there is considerable perjury among the officers the regiment the Case will probably last another in Days and a conviction is possible. Senator Jon a a relapse. Washington March 7.�?after improving steadily for about to Days. Senator Jones Arkansas had a sever recurrence his trouble the paroxysm lasting something Over an hour. His physician attributes the attack to the senator exerting himself in Irving to attend to pome pressing matter and has issued positive instructions that no one shall be allowed to see him foe an indefinite period. I tirs. Burns Mother i a re seriously burned. By walked half a mile lathes and Bare foot e i r to the nearest House. Colin glib it confessed. N at Rob has made 3rt Caitiff. Ohio Ilo Itil May consolidate. Cd Velar re March 7.�?it is reported thai negotiations Bor rho consolidation the Wheeling and Lake Erie arum the cd v land Canton and South a a a n railroads Are pending. Tim with rag and Lake Erie wants to secure a Entrance into Cleveland and would bring this about. A meeting Sto a older will be held Here within a few weeks and it ii t ought the matter will be brought in

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