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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1890, Salem, Ohio SAiEM DAILY NEWS. L NO. 84. SALEM. OHIO, WEDNESDAY. APRIL 9. 1890. TWO CENTS. ty a Mm- a low-Roofs iDciflents-Sin- iperieiices. Storm at NeigliLor- Places. lock last evening the of this city was visited iiado, the first which ince 1S5G. The stuuu iom the northwest, aud winding about iiuer Where the width ascertained, it did iiot iur hundred feet. At nbove the earth aud several hundred feet :h damage. At other iud a quarter of a wile be tornado were sufh- blow down chimneys. 3 at its height the gas, was turned off and other buildings were Che wind was accom- rnin and hail, but the t large enough to do st of the damage clone sred by the Wire Nail limud's farm WAS blown ity limits three d well- One of these was Dr. Wbiunery, the off. Dr. Wlnn- unroofed, and a utiui- jwu vn from the mam part iwelliug. Some gliibs windows were brokeu. Tomlinsou's barn was arn was badly wrecked, is filled with live btock single aninvtl was iu- E A. Lease's brick and the tiu roof lain part of the bnild- hose bed was in a room of the rear wing nar- ig killed. Just a rno- jf was blown off that he left his bed to go one of his children, absence the roof was f the wall was blown s fell upon his bed! roof from Mr. Lease s .ally a hundred jards the side of Jesse Kerr's r the tin roof entered j through a window or the house we have not ll'i- barn and woouhouse treet were cosirjletely t east side of Beu El- blown down, wn from a large barn in ;inc to J. Tolcrton. np the northeast side of belonging to Vanghn, rge part was blown off. e and tbe nail mill nsbcr office. on clones are to be found only iu the torrid zone. A tornado is a whirlwind the track of which, is often straight for a considerable distance. It may be compared to a fnnuel with the iit- tls snd A clone moves in u de- structive circle ofteu iniles iu diameter with a calm iu tlie center. It Le compared to a funnel with tbe large end down. The Tornado's Work Proph- etstown, 111. Several Buildings Wrecked and Number of People Injured. Michigan VUltod by Which Great Damage to Prop- Lost. CLINTON, la., April heavy storm at Prophetstown, 111., last night blew down the Chicago, Burlington Quincy depot and unroofed an elevator. Several houses were also blown down. Several persons were injured, but no lives were lost. The telegraph wires are all down and only meagre reports obtainable. CHICAGO, April damage re- ported at Prophetstown, UL, has been exaggerated. telegraph manager at Mendota, in communicating with Prophetstown, reports that a railway depot, one elevator and several frame buildings were destroyed. He says there was no loss of life, though several per- sons were injured. At the general offices of the Chicago, Burlington Quincy railway a report of the disaster was received yesterday. The report was to the effect that the newspaper reports and first versions were greatly exaggerated. But few buildings were wrecked and but six per- sons were slightly injured. No deaths will result. CHARLOTTE, Mich., April cy- clone passed over the northern part of the city about four o'clock Tuesday morning, doing damage amounting to several thousand dollars. The roof was torn off the main building of the Rich- ardson Mill Company. Mayor Packard's barn was torn to atoms. A wing of Mr. Barhat's residence was wrenched from the main building and lifted ad- joining lot and completely demolished; the house of Dr. Rosenkrans was dis- placed and the Steam Heat Evaporator Company's building was also damaged. Outhouses, smoke stacks and chimneys were generally demolished and trees and shrubs uprooted. The roof was blown oil Childs' barn and much damage was done to Chappel's brick and tile works in Carmel. BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April cy- clone passed through this city Monday night, leveling buildings, fences and windmills. The summer cottages at Cognac Lake, two miles south, were blown down, but no lives lost Loss not yet estimated. AT from Garfield show that thesiorm in that vicinity was very severe. The dwel- ling honse of S. G. Park was unroofed, las barn badly demolished, corn crib and gran- ary removed from their foundations Mid r. fine peach orchard uprooted. The school bouse th? n fine brick rtmctnre. was sinroofcd. as was the railway station and a large l-arn W. Srxair. The residence 15. iKt-are-n nnd was 'lamaceci. tb" aixl Ixint: carried away. UirwishMit tl.c entire were settled at future sessions. The conference is made up of representa lives of the following exchanges: Brad ford. Oil City. Pittsburgh. Philadelphia and tbe Consolidated Exchange of this city. Each is etititled to three exwrtttbc Philadelphia exehaajw which haft two. the representation being on the amount of la the oC WASHINGTON. April McAdoo from the Committee on Naval yester- day c a up the bill to prevent tne enlistment of aliens la the uaval of tne States The bill also that aliens now now in the serx ice shall not bo permitted to enlist at the expiration of their present term. It was amended by tbe addition of pit riding that the law shall go into effect July 1, 1801; providing that the enlistment and in the navy for flve years shall be construed to be residence In the United States for the pur- pose Of securing citizenship, and permitting tha enlistment of aliens in cases or emergency on foreign stations. The bill was then passed. Mr. Adams up the motion to reconsider the by which the House defeated the bill making the appropriation to supply the defi- ciency caused by the SUcott defalcation. A mo- tion ot Mr. Holman to table the motion of Mr Adams was lost and the vote was reconsidereo and the bill passed. House thsn went Into Committee of toe Wnole on the Naval Appropriation buL Mr. Sayers said that the report of the committee furnished no information respecting the in- crease of the navy and criticized the bill, de- voting his attention mainly to the provision Tor the large battle ships. Mr. Holman thought the present naval force of the tinned States amply sufficient. Mr. McAdoo said the proposed battle ships would be the picket line of our defense. The navy that defended tne American coast de fended the farmer and miner of the West. Mr. LoSee said the quickest and best coast (Jcfnnsfl was a navy consisting of a few ships of the beat and most powerful type. Mr Boutelle said that to stop the creation of a navy now would be a gigantic farce The kill was then taken up by sections, but without completing the committee rose and the Bouse adjourned. House bill to admit free of duty articles intended for the St. Louis Exposition of 1890 that may be imported from Mexico was amended by adding the words "And other Amer.can republics'and the Dominion of Can- and as amended passed and a conference was asked. The Montana election case was taken up and Mr. Spooner continued his argument in sup- sort of the Republican contestants. Mr. Puirh followed Mr. Spooner and spoke in support of the Democratic claimants. At Mr. Pugh being indisposed acd nnablo to continue his argument, the Senate took up the Anti-Tnut bill. Mr. Reagac offered an amendment extending jurisdiction in the matter to State courts ot jompctent jurisdiction; ana Messrs. Vest and Hoar opposed the amendment on the ground that It was not competent for Congress to con for Jurisdiction on State courts The amend ment was defeated. The bill was then yeas 53, nays 1. The bill passed is exactly as it came from the committee. The Senate then ad- lourned. MINERS ORGANIZING. Ive Thonnand Men Agree to Join United Miners' AK8oclKtlon--New Scale to be Introduced. TYRONE, Pa., April thou- sand miners in the Houtzedale district met in mass meeting Tuesday and agreed to join tbe United Miners' Association in a They assessed themselves two cents per ton a month per man, for the purpose of creating a national de- fense fund and maintaining one national organization. At Phillipsburg yesterday afternoon met in mass meeting and took the same action. The per capita tax col- lected from the miners will amount to annually. The first action of organization will be the intro- duction of a uniform wage scale for dead work, which, if adopted, means a ma- terial increase in the cost of coal to many operators. CRIME OF A MANIAC. YOUDK Ladj Shot Dead by Crazy Man Who Suicided. MEDFORD, AVis., April Williams, nicknamed Crazy Kelly, went to the house of Judge Clinton Textor, of this city, addressing Miss Maggie Pritchard, a niece of Mrs. Tex- tor, said- "Are you Maggie She said and then he said: "You must and drawing A revolver, fired at her, killing her instantly. He then shot himself. He is alive, but will prob- ably die. The feeling against Williams is so great that it is safe to say he would not have lived an hour had he not shot himself. Miss Pritchard was one of tbe leading young society belles of the Til- lage and" a favorite. The cause of the tragedy is not known, except that it be due to insanity- Will Invcotlxmtc Mnrdcr. WASHINGTON, April 9. Chairman Rowell, of the Elections Committee of tbe House, has appointed tho committee to investigate the contested election case oJ John M. Clayum against Clifton K. Rrockinridge. from the Second Ar- kansas district. to ascertain the cir- cumstances connected with the assassi- nation of Colonel Clayton. Tho coni- of Messrs. Laory. o? Coopc-r. of Ohio: Itcrgrea. of X> Chithwaiie. of Ohio, and Wilson, of The cotntnitUr will go lo next wrcc A. f r, t-7 i a Tbf a IT i.. Ta. V ttt i. AT Butterworf'i'9 Bill to Prevent g in Futures. Congressional Committee Reports Fa- vorably OH the Pleasure to lui- pow Tax on Dealers. Its Rnactment Into Law Would Knock Oat the Backet and drain Gam- of the WA.srn.VGT.oy, April 9. Chairman Punstou, orf House Committee on submitted a report yester- day recommending the passage of the Butterworth bill to prevent dealing in options and futures, by imposing special tax00 on dealers in thorn. The report s signed by the full committee. The report states that the bill is intended to apply to that class of transactions con- ducted in the bucket shops and grain >its of the country known as "puts and including the whole range of mere speculative gambling In fictitious !arm products. "It does not affect in- says the report, "any legit- mate trade or dealer in farm staples. [t seeks to and does impose an internal revenue tax upon those dealers in train, corn, cotton and por'c who, as a rule, never see, own or lie a peck or pound of the articles tLcy soil. It applies to dealers whose transactions Save the least possible reference to the supply, and still less refercnco to the demand for consumption; w ho are not concerned whether the harvests are blighted or bountiful. "The bill which in terms trans- actions for future delivery which are in- nocent in themselves and do no harm to anyone, is yet intended to reach that class of speculators who sell what they do not own; who sell with no purpose or or deliver what they sell; who require little capital or stock in trade and yet who sell in the bucket shops and pits of the United States every thirty days more wheat than is grown in the whole world in, one year; thus in a great measure de- stroying legitimate trade and driving merchants and traders engaged therein from the field and forcing the prica ol farm products below the cost of produc- tion, rendering the calling of the farmer unprofitable and degrading toil." The committee offers an amendment to the bill providing act shall not apply to any contracts or agree- ments for the future delivery of any of the articles mentioned in tho bill, with t'je United States or any State, county or municipality, nor to the con- tracts or agreements made by farmers for thj sale and delivery of any of these articles in actual course of production by farmers at the time of making tb e contract. The committee adds that it has no doubt of the constitutionality of the measure. A FIEKCE BLAZE. Nine Dvelllnin and Two of a Ttir ing Association Burned. LEXTNGTOX, Ky., April 9. At o'clock last night a row of frame build- ings adjoining the Kentucky Associa- tion's grounds took fire. The wind blew a gale, carrying the sparks to the stables of the association, setting them on fire. They were full of horses, but by the heroic work of the stable bands all tho racers were saved. Nine frame houses and two stables were consumed. The greatest confusion prevailed. Horses worth fortunes dashed through the streets or jumped high fences in their wild flight across country. Loss on houses 54.500: on stables about Sl.GOO; insurance not known. The loss on the race horses will not be known for sev- eral days. The association had just built two new stables to accommodate the many horses that will be here to race at the coming spring meeting. An effort will be made, however, to rebuild at once those burned. Ffetmllr Shut Dmairhter. OMAHA. Xeb.. April George Xich- olson. of South Omaha, has bad a great deal of family trouble. On Mon'l.-.y he to kill bis son-in-law. .Tobn Unrliank. with as. and chased Mrs. Iturbank. his with pilch- fork and was barely from her. had xr- foraiwjJt with intent kill. old man was rclvas'-d SI.O'i t bail. Father and dauehtar on tb" sirwt last T'-nJn? ib" quarr'-l. fcj UT drawing a and nbwilinff wan in Ibi DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND. How a Plot to Defi-Hutl Out ot iu tbe Chief Conspirator Getting Hadljr CHICAGO, April details of fraud in connection with the failure in 1SS7 of the great barbed wire manufac- turers, Sherman Marsh, has just come to light. It appears that Eben J. Marsh, managing partner of the firm, seeing that the failure was inevitable, laid his plans to deceive the creditors and to feather his own neat. He entered into conspiracy with Cnarles H. Lane, a New York broker, to make it appear that be (Marsh) was speculating heavily in stocks. Marsh then bought up as much on credit as he possibly could, stored it in the warehouses and borrowed money on tbe receipts. In this way he got to- gether about This was placed in Lane's bands to be held for Marsh until after the failure of the firm. For his services Lane was to get When the failure of the firm was nounced Marsh confessed to tbe cred- itors that he bad been specu- lating in stocks and showed re- ceipts from Lane to prove his assertion. While this was being inves- tigated Lane took all of the S150.- 000 and left the country. Marsh fol- lowed him to Europe, but was unable to find him. In the meantime the credi- tors of the firm put detectives on Lane's track and it is understood they found him and induced him to give up 000. Marsh was also taken in hand by the creditors, and compelled to turn over to them which he had real- ized on some Chicago real estate. Indtnua on the AVrge of Starvation. ASITLAXD, Wis., April Cbip- pewa Indians on the Lac Cour d'Oreillea reservation are reduced to almost their last sack of flour. Unless relief is speedily obtained there is a likelihood that many of tbe aged and infirm will die of starvation Indian AgentLeabey, in charge of the reservation, reported to headquarters the urgent need for im- mediate help and an appropriation of waa voted promptly. Just at the time when the money was about to be spent for supplies a special agent came here, heard one side of the story, and departed to report there was no need of help. Swim Workmen nrirnnlzlngr for Protec- tion. GENEVA, April a meeting held at Olten at which were present 247 dele- gates, representing workmen, resolutions were adopted providing for the formation of trades uniohs and as- sociations for the aid of the sick and a system bf insurance against accident. Resolutions were also adopted calling for certain amendments to the factory- laws now existing which will tend to make them more favorable to the labor- Ing classes. GlaxH Factory Uurned. STKEATOK, 111., April main glass factory building of the United Glass Company in this city burned Mon- day. The firo is supposed to have origi- nated either from steam heating pipes or from tbe explosion of a kerosene lamp in the flattening room. The build- ings burned rapidly, and before tha flames could be controlled two-thirds of the factory buildings were destroyed. The total damage is estimated at about ________________ In the of ft Rerelter. SYRACUSE. N. Y., April Cay- uga Wool Manufacturing Company, of Auburn, is in the hands of a receiver, because of the failure of R. Townsend Co who handled their product. The liabilities amount to The nominal assets amount to and are probabiy worth SSO.OOO. The re- cfiver will run the mill until the mater- ial on band is manufactured. Kmltezxler Sent l> For Fivr Yearn. EAST SACINAW. Mich., April Charles H. Dixon, formerly deputy county treasurer, who was recently ar- rested ia Chicago and brought here for trial on a charge of embezzlement, ho having appropriated to his own use several thousand dollars belonging to tbe county, has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment at bard labor in the State prison at Jackson. to ftni? Mutrhet. Lorism.tJE. Ky.. April Sher- Days and others representing both Howard and Turner factions held powwow and both sides hav Jo suspend And TorcTW barv the hatrh'-t. It that any" both turn out and bunt as- fl A ;