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14 Jul 1892

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14 Jul 1892

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Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze (Newspaper) - July 14, 1892, Fort Wayne, Indiana Monro k Ville Only half a glance will show you that the news is All Here. Pennsylvania militia now Jsn Campeol at Honio Strati a Lake horror Al Peoria of Cyrus w. Fields poisoned her husband Michigan mines closing Down. A transformation. The military overshadow everything a ise at Homestead. A special from Homestead died the 12th inst. Says to Day is the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne and Wiiliam of Ransce of this occasion is major general Snowdan. He has assumed come and of affairs and As he told the committee of the amass Famatid association and the citizen s delegation this evening he did not want the co operation of anybody. A review of the events of this momentous Day would show a change so Radical that few who have been Here since the bloody repulse of the Pink tons can realize its full meaning. With the first tap of the Pioneer drum corps came the death Knell of the authority of the advisory committee. Rear irent after regiment in arched along the Dusty roads and impressed the people by their solid ranks and Superb disc phone. All Day Long they continued to arrive infantry cavalry and artillery until the town became fairly Iio Oded with Blue uniforms. The Carnegie company is once More in secure Possession of its works. The Borough Power had Subr gated. The workmen s tribunal has become null and void. Persons and property Are secure and none has any fear while the troops Are Here. The quiet and orderly reception of the militia shows that the people either Welcome their coming or else Are too discreet to talk Derong actively of them. A few Only were foolish enough to make uncomplimentary remarks. As Ojie regiment was marching to Camp a Man in the crowd made a sneering reference to its members. Quot they Are All boys Quot he said. Quot i know they Are boys Quot said a fellow townsman Quot but one of pm plugged a Bullet into me during the Coke strike and i respect their ability to do their the sentiment of the Man who was plugged was the sentiment of the multitude and that sentiment will prevail while Ion. Snowden and sheriff Mccleary Are dictators of Homestead. The delegation representing the amalgamated association and the citizens of Hottie Stead did not expect the set Back it received from Gen. Snowden when it called on him this afternoon to tender Good wishes and ask that the workmen be allowed to pass in review before the state troops. Mukden will out. An Ohio couple arrested for a crime Conin fitted four y ears ago. A murder mystery near mount Gilead Ohio seems in a fair Way of solution. Nearly four years ago the residence of David Sellers a wealthy Farmer was burned to the ground. In the ruins were found the remains of Sellers and his wife. The Only other persons in the family were a daughter and a Young hired Man. The Coroner found evidence that the two old people had been murdered before the House was tired but the crime could not be fixed upon any one. A month later Chloe Sellers married the Young Man and they took up their residence on the farm. Quarrels Between the Young people followed and enough was Learned to Lead to their arrest for murder. At a preliminary hearing before the mayor of mount Gilead they were bound Over to the common pleas court and Are now in the county jail. The an est has caused a great sensation in that quiet country Community. A Lake horror. A Peora special dated the 13th inst., says the Quot Frankie Folsom Quot an excursion boat from Pekin went Down Here in a storm to night with All on Board. At the time she had on Board at least forty people and but thirty of those were rescued alive. All the rest Are drowned and at this time 1 p. M., but two of those who were drowned have been brought ashore. There is nothing positive to be Learned As to the exact number of dead but it must amount to almost if not quite a sctt of people. The boat was tipped completely Over and is Inow floating Bottom Side up in the Middle of the Lake. Mrs. Beebe of Pekin and a Man by the name of Miller who got aboard in Peoria were to get two who were found drowned. Who the others Are it is impossible at this time to find out. _ death of Cyrus w. Field. Cyrus w. Field died at Dobbs ferry 1�. Y. The statement that or. Field was insane before Bis death is pronounced incorrect on the authority of the family physician and or. Field. There were moments when he was delirious As is often the Case in severe sickness but these were followed by rational intervals. The end was peaceful _ big strike at Detroit. The men in the Eureka Iron and steel a works at Detroit the largest in the West have struck. All Are members of the Pittsburgh division of the amalgamated association. Boyd s Branch of the Pinkerton Agency at Detroit Are employing men to Send to the works. The strikers Are armed and trouble will Likely follow. _ poisoned her husband. At Waco neb., the wife of or. Stickler poisoned him and his brother. No cause Lias been for the act. Arsenic was administered to them in their Coffee. Both Are in a precarious condition. Rest on their arms. Strike in Possession of the town and the ivors at Homestead. Late Homestead pa., dispatches say the so taxation is very like that of several thousand terriers watching for several thousand rats to appear. There is slim Prospect from present indications of the Quot rats Quot or Pinkerton men who Are referred to As rodents riving the terriers an Opportunity to use their fangs again. The next enemy to combat will be the regular state militia and the 4.000 Carnegie strikers and their 4,000 friends who made up the resisting and victorious Force say they Are ready for them and that they will give Battle to any and ail opponents. The strikers now have everything their own Way. A body of determined men surrounds the Mill and Challenge the approach of every Man who ventures too close to an imaginary Quot death line Quot a Hundred Yards away from the Mill fences. Three thousand men Are distributed All Over the town and so carefully Are these lookouts deployed that not a soul can enter or leave the town without giving an account of himself. The prolonged and desperate Bate Between the Pinkerton men on the two urges and the locked out employees ended after a contest of fourteen hours in the unconditional surrender of the Pinkerton forces. At five o clock in the afternoon on the Day of the assault while bombs and lighted waste were being thrown on the Bare a Pinkerton Man appeared on the deck and waved a White handkerchief. This was the signal for surrender and Jack Clifford a Heater s Helper rushed on Board and tried to keep the workmen off. He was powerless to do so and the cheering workmen with guns in hand rushed on Board. Then the Landing of the vanquished commenced. It lasted Over an Lour. They came ashore of Jingle and in parties and As they reached the top of the Bank they were pounced upon by the crowd beaten by clubs and Rifle Butts kicked knocked Down and trampled upon. It was a horrible sight for the icon combatants. An angry Mol lined the Stirret on both sides. As the men passed by each in Clarge of two deputies the Mill men and their friends kicked them and threw some of them Down. The Pinkerton begged for mercy. Some of them had pistol shot wounds in their Heads and Oliree were seen who had their eyes shot out. Several were shot in the shoulders arms and legs and could scarcely Limp along. They were finally locked in the opera House and the wounded attended to. Troops or Erkd olt. Tie National guard i Erht thousand Strong ordered to Homestead. Governor Pattison has ordered out the entire National guard of Pennsylvania. The news was received at Homestead at about 11 30 o clock sunday night and it created intense excitement among the comparatively Small number who heard it. The strikers were appalled. They hardly seemed to realize what was said to them. Each Man who heard it asked in a dazed Way Quot is that so Quot they went to Headquarters and were gathered there in a Large crowd at Midnight. It was Ann it unwed that officers of the National gup re have been in town under the Guise of reporters planning an attack and the strikers become furious. All correspondents and other stran2ers were ordered out of town. Reporters were not allowed to Telegraph to their papers. The lives of the correspondents were believed to be in actual danger. One reporter telegraphed his paper the following Quot for god s Sake handle this thing delicately As regards headlines for i have already received warning to quit town. The tone of to Morrow s paper Means everything to me. I will stay Here just As Long As i possibly can and wire you situation by guarded by militia. Florida troops called out to defend a jail against a negro mob. Shortly before Midnight tuesday night a mob of seven hundreds negroes marched to to the Duval county. Florida jail in squads they were All heavily armed and immediately took up positions about the various entrances to the prison. The negroes claimed they had received positive information that the Whites intended Lynching a negro confined in tie jail who is charged with having murdered a Man monday. The jail officials quickly notified the governor and troops were ordered to March to the jail where they Are now stationed. When the negroes saw the soldiers they scattered taking up positions in groups in the Vicinity of the prison. Carnegie refuses to talk he is greatly agitated Over the events at Homestead. A London i Apagh says a correspondent found Andrew Carnegie who has been making a tour of Scotland at Braemar in Aberdeenshire. He appeared to be in excellent health but was evidently Labouring under great agitation so much so Liat mrs. Carnegie who was present was endeavouring to soothe him and to draw his thoughts away from the tragic affair at Homestead. Or. Carnegie positively declined to make any statement. He has within the last Day or two sent and received numerous dispatches by Cable and there is no doubt that or. Carnegie has been kept fully informed of events on the Monongahela. Col. King must hang. The supreme court of Tennessee met at Jackson tenn., to Lender a decision in the Cele rated h. Clay King murder Case. The insanity of the defendant was held As not being proven and the theory of self defense was not sustained. The prisoner was then remanded to the sheriff of Shelby county a to be kept in confinement until aug. 12, when Between 8 a in and 2 p. M., he should be hanged by the neck until escaped through a sewer. Nine Long term prisoners escaped from the state prison at Boston mass., through the sewer in the Middle of the Yard which is the receptacle for All the filth from the prison. They had to Wallow through filth for nearly 1,000 feet before reaching the Mouth of the sewer which flows into the Charles River. One of the men Felix Goulding was recaptured. Toledo dry goods store destroyed. Neuhausel s dry goods store one of the oldest and largest establishments of its kind in Toledo Ohio was completely destroyed by fire. Loss. $150,000 insurance Ioa, lost his head Rava Chol the Paris bomb thrower executed. Death at of William w. Astor fearful conflict at the cur d Aisne mines this thief could steal with impunity. _ Portland has a big fire. Sunday evening at a it o clock $100,000 in property stood upon the Block bounded by Washington Stark sixth and seventh streets Portland. Ore. Monday morning at 6 o clock Only soldering ashes remained to Tell the tale. About $46,000 of this amount will fall upon the insurance companies $57,000 will come out of the owners jackets. It has been ten years since Portland residents witnessed a fire so remarkable for the rapid spread of the flames and the intensity of the conflagration. Rava Chol executed. The murderer and anarchist loses Bis head under the Guillotine. Rava Chol the anarchist and murderer was guillotined in Paris Early monday morning. When the prison Van reached the scaffold Rava Chol was asked if he desired to say anything. He replied that he would address the crowd but instead of speaking he to sing an indecent song and danced to the refrain As Well As he could with his Ankles strapped. The officers in charge soon tired of this burlesque and gave the signal to m. Deibler. The executioner s assistants at once seized Rava Clio. Where Poi the latter s Demeanour suddenly changed. He dropped his Assumption of indifference find struggled furiously but was speedily overpowered and borne to the fatal Block. Even while being tied Down on the Plank he continued Liis futile struggles uttering meanwhile tie foulest epithets and curse. The indecent and blasphemous tirade was Cut Short by the Swift descent of the knife and the head of the notorious robber incendiary and murderer rolled into the Basket. The crowd witnessed the horrible sight with the same indifference that had characterized its conduct throughout and it was evident that no sympathy was Feu for the Man who had pretended to commit crimes in the interest of the people. W. To. Astor is dead. Thief protected Lay Law. A Rook maker s clerk steals s13,000 and a cannot be punished. Washington special the firm of Lynn. Hill amp Heath bookmakers in settling their accounts last tuesday found that thera was a balance of ?11,00 a Bank but upon inquiry at the Bank it was ascertained that this sum Hal been withdrawn by Frank Barnard the general manager of the firm. An investigation showed that the receipts from july 4 were missing a Thich makes the sum about $13,000. Bariou re has been in the employ of the firm about seven years and the members being c impelled to be absent from the City of. Various occasions the Money in the Banks was deposited in his name. Barnard secured the services of an attorney who informed him that As the Money was made in an illegitimate business and was practically under his control there was no Law to punish him. The j firm will probably take no action at Law upon the matter. Was a Bli Lody rattle. Baker s submarine boat. The Brief career of the Man of untold millions. Albert Meurer Sexton of Trinity Chapel new York sent the following advertisement to the Sun monday evening Quot Astor at London july 11, 1892, William Wau Orf Astor son of the late John Jacob Astor in tie 45th year of Liis age. Notice of funeral William Waldorf Astor was tie head of the Astor family of to Day. He was l Orn in new York on March Al 1848. Was the fourth in descent from the original John Jacob Astor. His father the late John Jacob Astor was the eldest son of Villiam backs House Astor who in turn was tie eldest son of the family founder. A boy of 13 is now tie head of the House of Astor and the heir to the major of his father s estate if or. Astor has followed the practice of the family in Delsi using of his property by will. William Waldorf Astor from a boy evinced literary tastes and he received All possible Opportunity of education. After completing the academic course he entered the Columbia Colie e Law is Hool from which he was graduated in 187,. Eighteen men killed and As Many More Woun led. The struggle Between the Union in cur d Aisne and the mine owners which was patched up about two months ago broke out again monday in the town of Gem and resulted in a Savage fight Between Union and non Union men at the Frisco and Gem mines in which eighteen men were killed and As Many More wounded seventy non Union men taken prisoners and the Frisco Mill blown up. The fight lasted several hours. The governor has ordered out the Miltia. A firm in Missoula mont., has received an order to ship forty coffins to Wallace immediately. Burned wires and batteries. At new Orleans the other night fire occurred in the Western i Nion Telegraph office burning out the switchboard and Battery room and doing other damage and causing an entire suspension of business for Over three hours. The flames were quickly subdued hut not before the entire Cable and Telegraph system was burned out and rendered useless religion drove him crazy. Pliny Cole a Well known resident of Warren pa., has become violently insane Over the subject of religion. He professes to be Able to see and Converse with Angels and claims to har them play on harps. No food for forty Days. Mrs. Curtis Olio resides in Greencastle jnd., with her brother in Law j. J. Curtis in the last forty Days has not taken altogether one Gill of food and water combined. She suffers from cancer. Or. Jackson alive and Well. Authentic information has been received at Cincinnati that or. Sheldon Jackson United states commissioner for Alaska reported murdered by the Yukon indians is alive Aud Well experiments probably to be Diane wit i the torpedo. Dispatches from Detroit contain Long accounts of what the Navy department proposes to do with the Baker submarine boat recently tried in the Detroit River with some Success before Commodore Fol Ger the naval chief of ordnance. Nothing has been promised by the authorities at Washington. They have been Content to let the matter bring Forth what it will on the strength of the suggestion that the submarine boat would be a very efficient engine of War in conjunction with the Sims torpedo. It is Likely that the next experiments with the boat will to with a View to its use As an underwater torpedo boat red handed preacher. A Georgia minister and two deacons of his Churchi arrested for murder. Atlanta a. Special officers from this City have just Una a Ell gtd the mystery connected with the i rde Rof or. A. N. Sloane which occurred in Mcdonough this state several months ago. They have arrested i Bon Bivins a negro preacher and pastor of a methodist Church in Mcdonough and Henry Harrison and j Ini Shafter two of the deacons of the Church for the murder. Bivins according to the confession of one of the men did the shooting the other two being in his company. It is thought by the detectives that the murder was a conspiracy on the part of the members of the Church. The prisoners will be kept in jail in this City As they would lie in danger of being lynched if returned to Mcdonough Christian Endeavor Over 30,000 delegates at new York to participate in the convention. Thousands of delegates to the convention of the societies of Christian Endeavor have arrived in new York. Over ,0,000 have already been assigned to various hotels and boarding houses. In All nearly 30,-000 delegates will participate in the proceedings of the convention. San Francisco a Jakon. San Francisco was Slaiken saturday morning by one of the most remarkable explosions in Btij Lii Story. The giant powder works at Highland station fully fifteen Miles away across the Bay exploded completely wiping out the works killing five men. Wounding several and causing the i text in san Francisco and Oakland of a severe earthquake. Nothing like the Ette cts of the great Shock has Ever been known there tie Shock caused a Rush of air like the first breath of a mighty Cyclone then came a series of shocks attended by a Dull roaring noise like the discharge of heavy artillery at sea. Hundreds rushed out of the buildings and hotels Pale with fear. Broken Glass fell Al out. Them As scores of heavy Glass show Wii dues crashing into the streets. Not even in the heavy earthquake several months a of was the Slick so terrifying. The High new office buildings Swa de like pendulums while in old Pla iter f 11 from Walls and All movable articles on shelves came tumbling to the ground. Guilty of . Sex county treasurer Charles h. Paul who has been on trial in tiie District court at Hastings Nebon a charge of embezzling so4,u0 As treasurer of Adams county was found guilty after the jury had been out two Days. He was recommended to the mercy of the court. Straight ticket in Arkansas. For the first time in ten years Arkansas lie Bibl icons live put out a straight ticket and refused to fue with the third party. It Mas a big Surprise to All especially the democrats. The ticket is Headon by w. G. Iii Polo for governor and James Oates for Secretary of state. Suicide of a Man. Mart troll who has been in the shoe business at i Ullivan. Ind., for Twenty live years committed suicide l y taking Stry a Nino on account of Domestic Dif cuties his wife was visiting in Illinois at the Tima to investigate Pinkerton ism. Senator Fetter introduced a Resolution in the Senate wednesday to investigate the history and methods of the i in Ertons armed guards with a View to their suppression. Marii Jex quotations. Chicago. to .50 @ hogs shipping 6. I sheep fair to Choice. 4.0 1 of 6.00 wheat no. 2 spring.78 corny no. 2, new.49 @ .50 Oats no. 2.32 amp .32h Rye no. 2.72 a .74 butter a Choice creamery.20 @ .21 cheese full Cream ? eggs�fresh.14 @ .1,5 potatoes new per Bra. 2.oo @ 2.75 Indianapolis. Cattle shipping. 3.25 @ 5.2.t hogs Choice Light. 3.50 sheep common to prime. 3.00 4.75 wheat no. 2 red.75 .76 Corn no. 1 white.50 @ .52 Oats no. 2 white.35 @ ,36 St. Louis. . 3.00 @ 5.00 hogs. 3.50 amp 6.00 wheat no. 2 red.76 @ .77 cob no no. 2. Oats no. 2.2i> g .31 Rye no. 2.70 @ .72 Cincinnati. Cattle. 3.00 @ 4.75 hogs. 3.00 to 6.00 sheep. 3.oo is 5.i5 wheat no. 2 red.76 @ .t7 corny no. 2.49 is>0 Oats no. 2 mixed.33 @ .34 Detroit. Cattle. 3.oo @ 4.&0 hogs. 3.tx amp 5.i.o sheep. 3.00 4.76 wheat no. 2 red.82 @ .83 corny no. 2 yellow.50 amp .51 Oats no. 2 white.36 <3 .37 Toledo. Wheat no. 2.81 .82 corny no. 2 white.50 @ .52 Oats no. 2 white.33 @ .35 Rye.73 .75 Buffalo. Beef cattle�com., to prime., 4.00 @ 6.00 hogs Best grades. 4.00 6.60 wheat no. 1 hard.88 @ .89 corny no. 2.53 amp ,55 Milwaukee. Wheat no. 2 spring.73 amp .75 corny no. 3.45 @ .47 Oats no. 2 white.34 @ .35 Rye no. 1.76 @ .78 Barley no. 2.61 @ .62 pork�mess.11.-25 @u.75 new York. Cattle. 3.50 @ 6.00 hogs. 3.00 @ 6.25 sheep. 3.50 @ 6.50 wheat no. 2 red.88 @ .90 corny no. 2.37 .69 Oats mixed western.36 @ .3� Al .21 to bks old Mesa. 11.75 a i .7�jusr glance Over this and ascertain All the late Indiana news. A Gat Alomae of the a feel s important occur Renee throne boat Tuo state a fires accidents crimes. Suicides to minor state items. A town near eed for a is named Popcorn. Crothersville has decided to incorporate. Cedar has had .525,000 Worth of improvements this year. Samuel g. S1m.m0ns, Naod 71, was found dead in bed near Muncie. College students at Franklin hereafter May neither dance nor plays cards. Martin Trall an old merchant of Sullivan Domestic troubles. Gen. Lew Wallace is writ info the life of gon. Lic Njamin Harrison for Hubbard Bros. Washington saloons Are boycotting the ice men and Bave to fan the Beer to keep it Cool. The recent rain washed out the Lake Shore Railroad Bridge Over the Elk Bart Elver at Goshen. The 2-Vfar-old son of Hon. Milton Trusler near Connersville was drowned in a horse trough. Perry Brown a Rich county Farmer was robbed of ,000, by three card Monte Sharks. A Fayette Corot a Man slowed 11 acres of Corn in Une Day and claims the state championship. Montgomery Mckay s barn near Windfall was burned with 1,200 bushels of Corn. Loss is ,"�00. Rev. George Ernst of Buffalo has accepted the pulpit of the Madison German lutheran Church. Thor town s marshal has tried to talk the boys out of jumping on trains and now if they Don t Stop in jail Thev go. Stalcup of Bloom Field was kicked in the tace by a Colt Brea Kinar his jaw and cutting a four Inch Gash to the Bone. The body of a Man supposed to be Edward Mclaughlin of Chicago was found on he tracks at Bayville near Valparaiso. A Young Man to costly deposited s20 in a Chesterton Bank and then gave Tho Bank a week s notice when he wanted to draw it out. City Mario Joyne of port Fulton has become deranged brooding Over a Twenty five cent shortage in his books. At Valparaiso mrs. Michael o Connor was killed while walking on the track of the b. Amp o. Railroad. She was struck by the fast train. David Taflinger. Yardmaster of the Chicago and Erie Rad at Huntington Ost both legs by falling under the wheels while coupling cars. Michael sheets Miller Russell Charles Morgan William Potter and James Orton were injured in a wreck at Markle near Huntington. A Hen was dug out of a Richmond Hay mow recently that was buried there in july 91. She was alive and doing As Well As could be expected. Wheat turns out poor in Wabash county and the Farmers Are bemoaning the fact that Only a half crop of Corn and Oats will be gathered. Large a prominent citizen of Shipshewana near Goshen attempted to commit suicide because his handsome wife eloped with a neighbor. A child of Grant bean of Spencer fell off a Fence bit a Hole through its Tongue and nearly bled to death before the Haemorrhage could be stopped. A Terre haute Man gave each of his a safety bicycle on condition that they walk up town barefooted. They did the walking All right enough. There is great activity in the Oil Fields about Portland. Three Wells with a daily flow of .5.50 barrels have been struck and sixteen new outfits for drilling have arrived. William Knott aged 70, was beaten into insensibility by robbers at his Home near Lapel and will probably die. About s25 was stolen the thieves overlooking a $400 Roll Between the bed ticks. A Vincennes Small toy was Given a Sio Bill the other Day by his Mother to have changed. He bought a new suit of clothes hired a livery Rig and with his boy friends painted the town a lurid Hue. When he got Home his clothes were Given such a dusting that he has to eat standing up. Warden j. A French s monthly report of the Indiana state prison North for june shows the number of convicts to be 803, of whom forty one were received during the month. The number discharged was thirty the nimber pardoned two and one died. The earning for june were $9,650, the expenses s6,-945.29. Prof. Buerk of Borden Institute has discovered a valuable Alum Cave on the Dairy farm of prof. W w. Borden in Clark county. The Walls of the Cave were covered with a Beautiful efflorescence which exudes from the Earth and this is said to be the Alum. Prof. Buerk will remove the formation and convert it into marketable Alum. The Supply is apparently inexhaustible and is also very valuable. Adjutant general Ruckle has about completed the arrangements for the state to be held at Frankfort nearly All the companies have been inspected and with few exceptions have been found to be in first class condition. The Encampment will be the first one held under Tho new tactics and the Camp arrangements will differ materially from those of former years. The adjutant general has been notified that some of the companies will March to the place of holding the Encampment. Anderson has one company that has voted to do this. It is possible that some of the Indianapolis companies May conclude to go to Frankfort on foot. In

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