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Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze (Newspaper) - April 19, 1888, Fort Wayne, Indiana A he Monroeville news kecord.1 summary of the eventful happenings of a week As reported by , commercial and Industrial news fires accidents crimes suicides etc., telegrams. Conkling is dead. The sex senator passes peacefully away. Sex senator c inkling died at 1 50 on wednesday morning at the Hoffman House new York City. At the bedside of the dying Man were mrs. Conkling judge Coke or. After ton. And mrs. Oakum. Or. Conkling passed away without moving a limb. He looked As though peacefully sleeping. Putting his strength to a test through the blizzard of March 10 was the cause of Conkling a fatal illness. He continued to work and at last on March 30 had to succumb. On the ird to called or. Agnew. On the 9th, or. Sands after consultation determined on performing one of the most delicate operations known to surgery. Large crowds of people congregated in the Street owing to the bulletins announcing that the end was near. Prominent politicians and members of the bar were seen in the corridors of the Hoffman House discussing the abilities of the dying senator and inquiring the latest news. Every one was anxious to get the news yet feared that at any moment it would be to learn that the end had come. Sorrowful groups surrounded the sick Many a bed. His wife a whole vigils have been beyond the endurance of Many stronger women who had watched her husband Well on in the Early morning was at his Side looking Wom and despondent. His nephews judge Alfred c. Cox and Alderman Conkling and his brother col. Frederick a. Conkling and mrs. Oakum were sorrowful observers of the passing away of the great senator. The Strong Frame that in his delirium required the stoutest porters of the Hoffman souse to hold was wasted by disease until almost lifeless in Tho hands of the great destroyer. The Emp Ekok s condition. His physician think the end cannot lie i lir a Way a dispatch from Berlin says it is Learned from a direct source that the physicians at their consultation agreed that the emperors malady was approaching the last stage. This news has been guardedly conveyed to the members of the Royal family it being intimated to them that the emperor requires the utmost care though for the moment there is no immediate danger. The Empress postponed her proposed visit to Luneburg and Wittenberg. The National Zeitung says the emperor a new trouble is not a Case of simple bronchial inflammation but an extent Ion of the disease in the Larynx to the bronchial tubes and thus to the lungs themselves. This new complication is the re suit of what occurred last week. The canola not lying in its proper position became stopped up and the secretion from the Larynx instead of finding an outlet through the canola passed along outside of it into the bronchial tubes producing inflammation. Minor telegrams. Nechols Democrat has been elected governor of Louisiana by a majority of 20,000. The election passed off quietly. The journal Den debate of Paris says the election of general Boulanger in the department of the Nord shows that the country is wearied out and profoundly disgusted with the conduct and policy of the government. The majority of the electors it says can no longer endure a government which does not govern but leaves the country a prey to the vacillation and distension of politicians and the tyranny of electoral committees. The. Mills Tariff Bill is being discussed by the House of representatives. No opposition was made to its consideration. The striking Brewers of new York Are making an Effort to Compromise with their employers. In the Canadian House of commons in committee of the whole the fisheries treaty was considered Section by Section and passed. The Bill was then read for the third time and sent to the Senate. Francis Murphy the great Temperance advocate has been exhorting for weeks past before immense crowds in the Moody Tabernacle in Louisville. Recently he undertook a special Mission. He tackled the Louisville base a amp a club and As a result a very member of the nine signed the . An Augusta me dispatch says the family physician of Blaine gives the following statement to the Public a i have been the family physician of James g. Blaine for Moro than Twenty years have known him intimately and thoroughly have examined him carefully Many times and never found the least Trace of and organic disease. When he loft Augusta la8t june for Europe he was in perfect health in splendid physical condition and weighed 107 pounds. If or. Blaine waa in the condition described by or. Haywood i should have Dean informed instantly by himself or family. Letters recently received from tie family pronounce him in the same Good physical condition As when he left Home. A miss Florence Louise Thayer daughter of Gen. L. W. Thayer of Warsaw n. Y., has been appointed a notary Public by gov. Hill. James g. Blaine jr., has been sued by new York brokers for $249 claimed to be due for services in certain Stock transactions. Jay Gould and Russell Sage Are again successful in escaping indictment. Recorder Smyth refuses to submit to the grand jury in new York the complaint of the Kansas Pacific bondholders. The first National Bank of st. Johns Ville n. Y., was robbed Early saturday morning. Entrance was effected through a Back window into the building. The burglars then removed enough of the brickwork of the Volt to allow a person to crawl through. Then they blew off the vault and Safe doors with a powerful explosive. Some 810,000 in Cash $820 in unsigned Bills and a Quantity of jewelry left at the Bank for Safe keeping were taken. At Florida n. Y., Joseph Birds dwelling was burned. His wife and infant child perished in the flames. Sea Iii pox has been discovered among the emigrants of the Anchor line touching at new York. Rio Dolan Kooy manager of the Camille Thompson troupe skipped from Sacca Rappa me., with the funds. Professor William p. Siik Wix of Boston widely known As a musical composer conductor and a Chautauqua worker is dead. West. from a �?~.�0 correspondents in 719 Michigan townships up to april 2, agree in pronouncing the tops of Winter wheat killed. Indianapolis presbyterians have elected Gen. Bon Harrison commissioner to the general Assembly of that Church to meet in Philadelphia May 17. Chicago is to have a grand Temperance Temple if the ladies of the woman a Christian Temperance Union succeed in raising the Money necessary to carry the project to a successful completion. The plan contemplates a building twelve stories High containing a great Hall and a big Tower costing $800,000. Of this. $>250,000 has already been subscribed in Chicago and mrs. Carse and miss Willard Are going to try to raise the balance in the Eastern cities. The Bill for closing saloons on sundays and taking from municipal authorities the Power to permit saloons to be open on the Sabbath has passed the Ohio legislature. The California House and Twenty other buildings were burned at Depere wis. Loss $50,000. Information from Cheney kan., states that virulent Small pox is raging in that Vicinity. The College Avenue armory at Indianapolis ind., was burned to the ground by incendiaries. Ira a. Lowe formerly with the Lowe cattle company of Cheyenne Wyoming has failed for $200,000. Jim Fosty a and fan Burns Bank robbers at Princeton 111., have each been sentenced to ten years imprisonment. At Baldwin kan., and in the adjoining territory mad dogs have bitten cattle and horses. Boys have been bitten too and one of them died. Advices from st. Louis mo., state that the differences Between the st. Louis and san Francisco Road and its employees have been adjusted. A Serroi s wreck occurred on the st. Louis and san Francisco ii Oad an Engineer and fireman being killed. The Accident happened at is Okoma Indian territory. The Cincinnati enquirer has a $50,000 libel suit on hand for defamation of character. The commercial Gazette of the same City has another suit for $10,000 pending libellous charges the cause. South. By the wreck of a construction train sixty Miles West of Birmingham ala., four men were killed one fatally Hurt and nine others seriously injured. Two men supposed to have taken part in the recent train robbery on the st. Louis Arkansas and Texas Railroad have been arrested in Arkansas. The men showed fight and the detectives feel certain they Are the right parties. Utike at Wheeling w. Va., caused a loss of $50,000. Washington. Senator Hale has received at Washington a letter from his brother saying that he had left the Blaine family at Sorrento and that or. Blaine was looking finely and was in the Best of spirits. The president has appointed Frederick r. Coudert of new York Franklin Mac yeah of Illinois Alexander c. Haskell of South Carolina m. A. Hanna of Ohio and James a. Savage of Nebraska As government directors of the Union Pacific railway company. The president has appointed Thomas t. Tunstall of Mobile for United states Consul at san Salvador. Washington Telegram a Cdr. G. W. Pope of this City who was or. Blaines physician when he was in Washington said to night that or. Blaine was a Man of splendid Constitution when he left Here and perfectly free from any constitutional disease. He 6aid that the Only disease that Ever troubled or. Blaine was an occasional attack of dyspepsia and rheumatic gout. The rumours that or. Blaine had kidney disease and diabetes were the House committee on merchant Marine and fisheries by a vote of 5 to 4, has authorized an Adverse report on the Cummings Bill providing for the payment of a Bounty of 30 cents per registered mile for each 1,000 Miles sailed to All vessels built and owned wholly in the United states engaged in the foreign Trade. The committee authorized a favourable report for the Dunn Bill making it lawful for citizens of the United states to buy vessels built in whole or in part in any foreign country import them free of duty or other charges and have them registered As vessels of the United states and to be entitled to All the rights and subject Only to the same regulations As vessels built wholly within the United states. It pro Vides further that All or any part of the materials necessary for the construction and equipment of vessels to be built and furnished a the United states after Jan. 1, 1880, May be imported in Bond and upon proof that such materials have been used for such purposes no duties shall be collected or paid . Sex gov. Russell a. Aloer of Michigan was in new York last week and was asked Point Blank if he was a candidate for the presidency. A yes i am a candidate a who replied. A i do not see any necessity for trying to suppress that fact. I believe that if a Man desires anything he should come out and say so. I do not propose to Handicap my friends by an undecided course. My friends know that i am a candidate and i am willing to announce that Lactao no misunderstanding can follow. While or. Blaino was in the race Michigan was for him. After or. Blaines letter of declination i never thought until some weeks afterwards that i would become a candidate. Fob. 18 last i was making preparations to leave Detroit for a trip to California on account of my wife a health some friends called tip through the Telephone and said a movement was on foot in Trio cite to Start a number of Alger clubs act asked me what i thought of it. I replied that i did not see any necessity for such a movement. He called Back that they intended to Start the clubs anyway and shut off telephonic communication. Tho next Day i started for California. After i had been absent some weeks i began to receive papers from Michigan and from them i saw that the Drift of the Republican sentiment in the state was favourable to me. From a few Alger clubs there Are now anywhere from fifty to 150 in Tho state l will go to Tho convention with Trio Michigan delegates for me not As a complimentary ail air Tut to remain for me throughout. The charter election in the City of Albany n. Y., resulted in a sweeping democratic Victory. Edward a. Maher for mayor and the entire democratic City ticket were elected by majorities ranging from 2,500 to o,200, one of the largest Ever Given. In the municipal election in Jersey City mayor Orestes Cleveland dem was reelected Over Alderman Hauser rep by 5,000 majority. This is or. Cleveland a fifth term. The Michigan Greenback state convention will be held at Lansing the 8th of May. Republicans of the nineteenth congressional District of Ohio renominated Ezra b. Taylor for Congress and instructed its delegates to support John Sherman for the presidential nomination. Charleston s. A dispatch a the Charleston world which has been the chief supporter in Tho South of gov. Hills candidacy for the first place on the democratic ticket announces that its candidate has no Chance and gives in its adhesion to or. Cleveland. The world says that Cleveland is the Only Man possible and it Hopes that the platform will not offend either the free Trade or the Protection win of the a Resolution providing for the submission to the people of a prohibition amendment has been adopted by the new York Assembly the republicans voting for and the democrats against it. Labor. Andrew Carnegie has telegraphed to Braddock pa., asking that no More committees from the striking employees of the Edgar Thompson steel works be sent to him. Suits have been brought in new York against president Harris of the Cigar makers Union for the reinstatement of 215 men recently suspended for refusing to assessments. In a letter to a Philadelphia labor journal or. Powderly Bays he does not approve of the knights of labor taking the places of brotherhood strikers on the Burlington Road. He says a i am willing to enter into a compact with the brotherhoods of locomotive engineers and firemen to look after and guard the interests of labor for the future. A in another letter he refers to his recent a special Calls for an assessment of fifteen cents on each member to raise a fund for the purpose of hiring lecturers for the instruction of members of the order. He says the intention is to give the plan a trial so that the next general Assembly May have a basis to work on in deciding whether or not to continue it. A Chicago is Likely to run out of Beer a for All the Brewers Are on a strike a says a dispatch from that City. A the strike which has been expected for some time in consequence of the circular of the Brewers published two weeks ago took place at 4 of clock yesterday morning. The Brewers and malt sters in All the breweries of Chicago and Vicinity with the exception of two left their work in obedience to the order of the Union. The ultimatum of the Bosses to the Brewers waa made known on tuesday and was to the effect that the Union would not be recognized but that the men would be treated with As it is reported that the archbishop of Paris and the Bishop of Ravenna will be made cardinals at the next consistory at Rome. My. Chamberlain has sent to the London times the testimony of an assistant land commissioner to the effect that the loan system is very prevalent among Small Farmers in Ireland. The Berlin Post says that All fear of Prince Bismarck a resigning has disappeared and that the idea of the betrothal of Princess Victoria to Prince Alexander of Batten Berg has been abandoned. The possibility of Boulanger a ultimate election to the presidency is now seriously discussed by the French newspapers. It is pretty generally agreed that he is the coming Man All because of president Carnot a stupid Blunder in making a Martyr of him. A Cable dispatch affirms that Prince Bismarck has not won his fight with the three Victorias and that there is a growing belief that Prince Hohenlohe the governor of Alsace Lorraine has been offered the Post of Chancellor in succession to him. If this be so then it is evident there must be a serious difference Between the Prince and the emperor As Well As Between the Prince and the three Victoria. A Cable dispatch from Paris states that a in the election for the department of the Nord general Boulanger received 172,272 votes fan cart 75,781, and Moreau 9,643. Louise Michel is an advocate of the general. She says that she is convinced that he does not aim at a dictatorship and that the people Admire him for his Pluck and undaunted courage. General do bar ails who has been elected president of the imperialistic committee in an Appeal to the people through the columns of Figaro vaunted the Strong Plebs scutary position of the imperialists and urged that votes be Given to general Boulanger to overthrow the parliament regime and prepare the Way for Prince a Berlin dispatch says a the emperor is suffering from a slight catarrhal affection of the Trachea due to the irritation resulting from the changing of the tube. It is reported that the new Cannula is a Compromise Between the Large Quarter Circle favored in Germany and the rectangular tube which or. Mackenzie generally employs. Or. Mackenzie anticipated the necessity of a change and had the new tube in readiness. The Cologne Gazette and other papers violently attack drs. Mackenzie and Hovell accusing them of bungling and incompetence and insinuating that they were compelled to Call in or. Bergmann who really saved the emperor s the Queenstown Ireland Branch of the american Exchange has failed to Honor a United states draft. Henry Irving the actor appeared at the London lyceum theater the other Day for the first time since his return from America. General. It is reported that Many immigrants Are arriving at Winnipeg. The Manchester guardian says there is inactivity in every leading department of the English fabric trades. A movement is on foot at new York to Send to France a statue of George Washington As a present from the women of America. A vacancy in the Federal judiciary is about to be created by the resignation of judge Dyer of the United states District court in Wisconsin. He has accepted the appointment of general counsel to the Northwestern Mutual life insurance company at a salary of $g,000 per year. A Kego named chillers Banks was hanged at Willisville Texas for the murder of a coloured woman Nels Olson to Long was executed at Fergus Falls minn., for the murder of miss Lily Field and a Happy bobs a Van Brunt was hanged at Warsaw n. Y., for the murder of William Roy. High Waters in the upper Mississippi the red River of the North and Many other Rivers and creeks in Minnesota Wisconsin and Dakota have been productive of disastrous floods. A Alikchi Asior postello the chief Catholic dignitary of Mexico was at the head of a party of mexicans who lately went to Home. They carried Over �100,-000 Worth of presents to the Pope. Market reports. Chicago cattle Choice to prime steers 5.00 amp 5.50 4.25 it i 4.75 common to fair. 3.25 @ 4.00 5.00 5.75 5.00 amp 6.25 .82 i to .82 .52 0 .53i4 .30 amp .31 Bakley no. 2. .79 <?0 .81 butter a Choice Creamery. .26 amp .28 Fine Dairy. .24 i .25 cheese full Cream Flat. .11 .11 $ .17 it .18 potatoes Choice per by. .95 it a it 1.05 pork Moss. 14.00 314.50 Milwaukee. Wheat Cash. .75�?T$ 3 .76 .49 1# .50 Oats no. 2 White. .33 i it .33 4 Rye no. 1. .59 to .00 . 2. .75 amp .77 14.00 314.50 Toledo. .s5u a .86 .52 .53 Oats no. �?~1 Whito. .34 clock a seed. 3.80 <3 3.90 st. Louis. Wheat no. 2 item. .823 .83 corny mixed. .48 3 .49 Oats Cash. .31 Ltd .32 .60 amp .60 i .80 1 .88 $14.50 new York. Cattle.9 5.c0 Cut 5.75 Hoob. 5.25 a a 6.00 5.00 in 7.50 .90 1� .91 .91 amp .92 .t>6 .68 .44 <5? .4� to bks new mess. 10.00 it i 16.25 Detroit. 4.00 0 5.25 5.00 amp 5.75 sheep. 4.50 <3 5.75 wheat no 2 bed. .s3& .p4 .54 a .54h Oats no. 2 White. .36 amp .37 Indianapolis. 4.50 a 5.25 5.00 if 5.75 4.50 6.00 6.00 amp 6.25 Buffalo. 1.25 amp 5.00 5.25 i 6.00 it 7.00 whbat�?no.2red Michigan. .90% 41 .911 corny no. 2 yellow. .57 .58 East Liberty. 5.25 4.73 4.25 a 4.75 3.50 0 4.m 6.00 amp 5.19 8.00 c4 6.75 �.25 a my Indiana news. A new Harmony eighteen Miles from Evansville was the scene of a distressing Accident recently. Or. John w. Miller a wealthy merchant was cleaning out a Breech loading gun when a Cartridge fastened in it suddenly exploded literally blowing off the head of the unfortunate Man. His wife rushed into the apartment Only to find Tho entire room spattered with the blood and brains of her husband. The Shock was so sudden and unexpected that Bhe fell into a dead faint and did not revive for an hour. The gun containing the Cartridge had not been used for some time and when the barrel was taken from the Stock the Cap no doubt came in Contact with the floor As it was set Down. Or. Miiller was one of the representative men of Posy county Well known in business throng Hont that Section. A miss Emma c. White of Crawfordsville has already prepared her la3t resting place at Oak Hill cemetery. She has Long been a sufferer from consumption and knowing that her Days on Earth wore numbered she decided to make her own arrangements for her grave. She accordingly purchased a lot in the above cemetery and having Money of her own had a Tomb or vault Laree enough to hold a coffin built above the ground ont of White rough hewed Limestone. It is to be covered with a Large Stone Cap which will have to be put in place with a Derrick erected for the purpose. Miss White visited the cemetery after the Quot a Ault was completed expressed herself As pleased with the Job and paid for the same. She then returned Home to await the approach of death which is not far Distant. A More ground has been bought by the state Board of agriculture and extensive improvements will be made before the next fair. A splendid new Amphitheater for Hundred feet Long by forty feet wide Aud two stories will be built costing $10,-0 Hgt. It will be As Good As anything of the kind in the country and the Board says it will not stand Back in expense to make it modern and first class in every particular. A new race track will to built at once under the immediate direction of superintendent Lockhart who was Criven the contract and who is pronounced by horsemen to be an expert in the business. The track will be completed by the tip it of june and the Amphitheater by july 1�?so that Marion county horsemen will have a Chance to try it during the summer. A patents have been granted Indiana inventors As follows George l Ord new Harmony Gate Enoch Harris Evansville saw tooth Nicholas Henizer Randolph Assignor of one half to h. A Reitenour Inion cite a end late Samuel e. Johns Assignor of one third to a. R. Monroe. Indianapolis machine for gathering and collating Book signatures Samuel a. Payne Assignor of two thirds to j. L. L Isher and j. M. Stout Scottsburg hand planter James j. Turner As in t to himself and j. F. Miller Richmond switch and signal interlocking Frank 1>. W Alden Jeffersonville shoe upper turning machine. A Dumont Post no. 1, g. A. K., Shelby Ville through James b. Wilson a member has brought a novel proceeding in the circuit court in the shape of petitions to have guardians appointed for Thomas Thompson John Berry Solomon Swan go William Spencer Charles Marietta Gideon Palmer Sam Fike and Henry Phillips members of the Post. The petitions allege that they Are habitual drunkards and squander the pension Money they receive each Quarter from the government instead of devoting it to the support of their families. A an explosion of natural Gas occurred at the pulp works at Muncie. The Gas had escaped Between two Walls and was acc Dently ignited. The Force of the explosion Tore Down Tho two Walls and fatally injured one of the Workman. The Man had one Side of his head crushed and was badly bruised. A the infant child of Joseph Hunter a Farmer living near Green Oak 1 Ulton county was fatally scalded by falling into a tub of hot water. Tho of the child were heard by its Mother who rescued the Little one from the deadly Bath but Loo late. A Charles Butler who was Hung for the murder of his wife at Columbia City some years ago left an Only child named Harry a recent dispatch from Coronado ivan., says that Harry has fallen heir to $-10,000, left by his grandmother. A Eastern Oil men Are flocking to Portland and will open up the Oil yield there at once. One local company has been offered s7,000 for their leases in Jay county. The Indiana Oil Field is now definitely located in that county. A William Fewell was crushed by a Largo Block of Wood falling on him at Schroe Der a Saddle tree factory Madison. One leg was broken and he suffered internal in juries. He will not live. He has a wife but no children. A Many Farmers in Cass county and also observing men who have been Over that Section of the state report that they lever saw the wheat looking worse than it Ilea now. The late Rains May bring some of it out. A the state Normal school building at Terre haute was totally destroyed by fire. Tho loss is estimated at $210,000, and no insurance. Eight Hundred pupils escaped from the burning building without injury. A a 2 per cent tax has been voted in Ripley township Montgomery county As a donation to the Atlantic and Mississippi a a Ailway. The proposition was carried by. A it majority. A Phillip Krackman a prominent citizen of Corydon was caught in the machinery of a Mill and killed. /

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