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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. NO. 86. SALEM. OHIO, FRIDAY, APRIL 11. 1890. TWO CENTS. Natioual ent. Tonr- nt Which was Wit- Audience. FIK8T OF ITS KIND. to the Fond the First Day's Con- 11. The national iment which took moon and evening s the most interest- d in the history of hall was crowded, ing not only tele- risingly large num- niliar with the art, .tracted by the nov- Among those corn- is prizes were the egraphic fraternity n speed and excel- on. The hall was iph wires, batteries eeiving- apparatus, nsmitted could be room. Each con- e minutes in which Is as possible from izes were awarded t number of words the perfection with racters were made. -en to the operator jy in receiving the devoted to the la- 3ld timers'" class, i only to those who for twenty-five contestant had his ng the auditors and led on taking the elegation of news- nt many of the re- telegraphers them- lared that the pub- 'air was something fact, exceeded that lilliard tournament. in telegrapher, was irnamont, and the P. Phillips, general lited Press; T. R. the Electric Age; ager of the Postal npany; E. F. llow- >stern Union main id George E. IIol- ork World. C. W. trical Review, was hnstou, of the Elec- aer. if the S720 in prizes ;ie, General Thomas A. Edison, Walter ,ed Press, the Asso- World, the he Electric Age, the y, J. H. Bunnell metric Company, the mipany and E. H. n the afternoon was free to all, first third 820. Miss i, of New York, won ng 217 words; 3Iiss New York, second ss E. R. Vanselow, prize, 210 words. hel, of New York, S25 offered by or excellence com- t was that of the rt S. Ayres, of the fork, won the first speed (229 words) prize of 325 offered for excellence com- Catlin, of New d prize of S40, send- other contestants cr. Pittsburgh, 187 isrht, New York. 133 .ion was in class A, First prize was r-.l and a special y ihr; United Press iWncd with speed- inj: in this class sent i and some during First prize. P.. R. second of the United words: third of New York. '1 prize. AV. the for the Keiuuilcr, th ALBAXT, April was a lultation of the prison authorities here Wednesday to perfect the arrangements (or tbe electrocution of Kemmler at Auburn prison. Warden Dunstan, Superintendent Lathrop and Dr. Mo- Donald, Commissioner of Lunacy, dis- cussed the matter at length. The ad- mission of representatives of the press was the hardest part to arrange. The law for the inflicting of a new method of capital punishment prohibits the pub- lishing of the details of the execution. The pressure, however, of newspaper men, scientists and doctors is so great that it was decided to go so far as tbe law would bllow. 'iwo news- paper representing the United Press and the other the Associ- ated be admitted. They are to be selected at the headquartersia New York, and must be proven beyond doubt to be newspaper men and not in- terested in the success of any company supplying electricity for any purpose. The officials are keenly on their guard to prevent the admissioa o! any repre- sentative of the company, lest some hitch may oueur and color be given to the points that company raised against electrocution in the appeal of the Kemmler case. The two press men will be sworn as jurors, and if the newspapers publish the details of tho execution tho warden and prison officials will not bo the ones that will break the law. It is on this theory that th ey are admitted. Among the other ten jurors will be E. T. Gerry and his associates, who were on the commission which drafted the law; Referee Tracy Becker and the Cayuga County Judge and D sinct Attorney, Besides these there will be five assis- tants to Harold Brown, the executioner. HAPF11 BOODLEitS. New York ex-Aldermen Elwted Over the Quashing of Indictments Against the Notorious Gang. MOHTREAX, April Ma- loney has informed an intimate friend of his that Sayles, Delacey and Demp- sey will return to New York next week, provided the present arrangements are not disturbed. Maloney will sail for Europe in May and will probably be back in New York in the fall. Keenan will not return, judging from present appearances. Keenan and tbo throe ex- alderman had a confab at the Windsor Wednesday night. Their friends say that they are greatly elated over the re- cent decision in the boodlers' case and have now nothing to prevent their re- turn to New York. Purposes Accomplished. PHILADELPHIA, April Corbin, replying to a banker's recent inquiry as to the condition'of the Read-' ing railroad and its branches, wrote that the purposes for which be took charge of the property have been ac- complished. The reorganization plan has been carried out, the floating debt paid, the company's credit restored and the impudent and threatening labor or- ganizations broken up. The road has been greatly improved and much new freight equipment provided. Disgraced Hid Shoulder FORTYATES, N. D., April The military trial of Captain Fecht, Eighth infantry, on the charge of being drunk while president of a court-martial, has been concluded. Surgeon Deeble testi- fied that he saw Fecht immediately be- fore the assembling of tbo Manley court-martial and that be was suffering from the effects of stimulants. The findings will not be made public until they are approved by General Ruger, in command of the department. A Tame Affair. OJCAHA. April 11 ten-round fight between Harry Gilmore. of Canada, and Jimmie Lindsay, of Oraaha. Wed- nesday night was a very tame affair. The police were present in force and four-ounce gloves were used. Gilmore proved himself by far the cleverer of tbe two. but the referee declared the fight a draw. Gilmore announced to tbe disgusted audience that be was willing to fight Lindsay in private and a match may be arranged.__________ Fleelnc from the TTrath to SAX FitANCisco. April largo number of wbitc and colored "doom" bav loft Oakland in order ;o cV capc tbt- terrible things which pre- dicted to happen on tbt- 34tb inst. while at tbe depot sanp hyaaas. TI1EV ARE REBELS. AB Archbtehop All Catfc- Who to Support One Thousand Persons Idle In Pittsburgh AM Resnlt of the Demand by Employed In Factories for Increased Pay. Conductors and OB Ohio Railroad Walk Among IB New York. PISTSBUBOH, April 11. A general strike of boys employed in Penn. avenue factories and glass houses for more wages seems to be in the air. Seventy- five boys employed at the cork factory of Armstrong Bros. Co. struck Thurs- day, demanding an increase of fifty cents a week, The strike throws the entire factory into idleness. There are 900 employes. The boys are paid from S3 to a week. The firm will advertise for new boys and have asked for police protec- tion. The boys employed in McCully's flint and green glass houses joined in the strike of those at Hamilton's factory and demand an advance of wages. One thou- sand men and boys are affected by tbe two strikes. The boys made arrange- ments for the strike so quietly that not one of tbe blowers knew anything about it until the signal was given and they left the factories. ST. Louis, April freight con- ductors and brakemea on tbe St Louis division of the Mobile Ohio railroad have struck for overtime and standard wages. Six trains are laid up at Sparta and others scattered along the road. Engineers and firemen receive extra pay and overtime and the conductors and brakemen want to be brought in line with them. SEW YORK, April hundred and fifty-three pants operators em- ployed in the establishment of Schloss Co., on Broadway, went on a strike yesterday in support of the clothing cut- ters who were locked out by the firm last week for asking an increase of wages. A committee from the tailors called upon the firm and gave notice that-they would go on strike unless the locked-out clothing cutters were rein- stated and their desired increase of wages granted. The firm's reply was unsatisfactory and a strike was ordered. TKE SWITCH >VAa OPEN. bribe U witb v. of Telescoped ami an Engine Wrecked by an Express Train's Plunge. RACINE, Wis., April disastrous collision occurred on she Chicago roBosed to be built would become obsolete be- completion. Mr. Lodge, of Massachusetts, referring to the Samoan controversy, suggested that if it had occurred when Germany was under its present guidance, passion and not reason might have ruled and we might have found ourselves ilunged in a naval war. Mr. Spinola favored fortifications rather than battle ships. Mr. Vandever, of California, thought the need of the United States was for an aggressive navy and that it needed fleet cruisers rather than battle ships. On motion of Mr. Holman the paragraph pro- viding for three battle ships was struck out, the provision for an armored cruiser beta? left in ,he bill Several amendments were offered and roled out and finally the bill was ordered re- ported favorably to the House, which, without ictloo, then adjourned. Senate considered further the Montana election cases. At without dis- posing of the matter, the Senate adjourned. WAUKING CHURCHMEN. Police Called Out to Quell an Incipient Riot Between of Two Klval Bishops. CHICAGO, April meeting of the German Evangelical church dele- gates held Thursday morning in the Sheffield avenue church was inaugu- rated with a row and the police were called out. Shortly after the meeting assembled (fee crowd in front of the doors became so dense that tbe street cars were stopped. Deacon Bergman, of the Bishop Dubs faction, who were inside and in posses- sion of the church, locked the doors and prevented the entrance of Bishop Esher and his followers. Great commotion followed and for a time serious trouble was expected. Finally, however, the followers of Bishop Esher withdrew and started up a conference of their own in a neighboring church. Legislators Pursued by u Sheriff. -PROVIDENCE, R. I., April There was an exciting time in the House of Representatives yesterday. The Dem- ocrats came within one vote of adopting a S50 license fee for the sale of beer and light wines. The Republicans thought this was done to win the German-Amer- ican vote. Dilatory tactics were adopted by the Republicans, some of whom ran out of the State Tlouse to leave the As- sembly without a quorum, with the sheriff in full pursuit. Speaker Miller, Democrat, expanded Speaker Reed's tac- tics by counting absent members in the negative. After great confusion the Uouse adjourned. Jndlclal KerUlon Demanded. SAX Fn.vscisco. April circular containing an address from ex-.Ttidgo Stoney has been issued by the California Bar Association- The judge says that there is much dissatisfaction ivith the existing taws and that there is a de- plorable uncertainty as to what some of them mean, owing V the want of har- mony in tbe opinions of the -Itisticcs of the Supreme Court He also complains STATE N Gatherod In Number of Ohio THE LEGISLATURE. A of lt> Both Brmackos. ________of the delay in obtaining justico in tbe individuals who discounted ordinary course of judicial procedure. He says tho only remedy is a thorough of thf system. Acril a report Civil Service He- foroi tbc special cosuaijiuce >p- operation of the investigation of April A Of tlM) daj ipeni in considering Mr. Wallace's general election bill. The bill is of general knd received by far more cat eful consideration than any measure pending during the present The author made plain statement ol Iw provisions. It la not the Australian system, but the American Idea talarged upon. The bill provides as follows: A State Board of Elec- tions, consisting of Republicans and two Democrats, is to be appointed by the Governor. County boards, nou-portisun. and appointed by probate judges of each county, are provided for. No person is eligible to become a member of any board who holds office. any votes csst for a person who has been a member of the board within three months are void. The State Board is to adopt rules ior Inaugurating the System of secret ballots protlded for in tho bill, and give instructions to county boards. It Is made mandatory on county boards to print and distribute all tickets. The booths are to be so arranged as to separate the voters from the crowd, no one being admitted inside the railing except the electors and election officers, and only three electors can be admitted at one time, the space to be so arranged to prevent either from seeing how the tickets of the other are marked. A motion to postpone further consideration un- til Thursday next prevailed Bills passed: To authorize trustees of New Lime township. Ash- tabula County, to sell unused portion of burial ground; authorizing Cleveland to require street railway companies to pare between tracks and one foot outside with same material as street Is paved with: authorizing Cleveland to issue bonds running eight years, in ant cipation of a levy for street improvements providing for pen- sioning firemen in Cleveland who have served less than ten years giving to the commission- era of Cuyahoga County power to extend, at their discretion, the time for paying taxes, not exceeding three days; supplementary to Sec- tion 4468 so as to provide that county oommts sloners may locate joint ditches, and in case of failure to agree upon apportioning the assess- ment, the probate judge may appoint three per- sons, non-residents of counties affected, to ad- just the same. The Senate passed the Adams bill providing that each corporation hereafter or- ganized under the laws of this State and re- quired by law to pay incorporation fees, shall, so long as It continues to eieroise its corporate powers, pay annually to the Secretary of State, In addition to the original incorporation fee, as a license fee for the continuance of its corporate existence, a sum equal to one-fourth of the fee originally paid. This fee may not 16 or more than fTiOO. according to the capital stock of company. Com- panies increasing their capital stock will come under the provisions of the act. Bills passed as follows: To authorize the im- proving and paving of the streets of New Lis- bon; fixing me compensation of members ot county, city and State boards of equalization of appraisement of real estate in 1S90 at the same rates as were paid ten years ago; to detach cer- tain lands from the township and city of Find- lay; to authorize Dayton to issue bonds to the amount of to pay Boating indebtedness and for street improvement purposes. Bills were introduced as follows: To authorize boards of managers of toll roads to fix rates charged for vehicles propelled by steam power; providing that the State claim agent shall receive no pan of the direct tax should it be refunded to Ohio. There was quite a fight over majority and minority reports of the Committee on Benevo- lent on the bill providing that no trustees of a public Institution shall be a resi- dent of the county in which the Institution is situated. Mr. Lowry offered the minority re- port, recommending indefinite postpone- ment of the bill, and moved that his report be substituted for the majority report. After a lengthy discussion this motion wns voted down, the majority report was adapted and the bill was set for third reading on Wednesday next. The Committee on Fish Culture and Game, which was instructed to investigate charges against .T. H. Newton. Commissioner of Fish and Game, reported that Senator Alexander, who made the charges, refused to five testi- mony n hich he was asked to submit and that Mr. Newton appeared and made a satisfactory statement, backed by affidavits made by Holmes County officials. The committee fully exoner- ated Mr. Newton. There was a discussion ol several hours and the report was adopted b7 a party vote. _ ANOTHJEK RISE IN OIL. of SHrer 'm MITCHEI.I, S. IX. April ore has twelve asilcs southwest Mitchell in four different at a depth going to back up. The 15. O. ran into C.. H- V. T. train, several cars and smashing them TJT> considerably, while the K. O. was thrown off the track and badlj danjatrf-d. The tnsrinwrs of both trains jump-d and cscajwd injuries. to m UKIGN OF_THE MOB. Flchtluir iu Valencia. Vender Attacked by KloMra, Omly to Military Force. VALENCIA, April The Marquis of Carralbo, the Carlist leader, arrived Thursday. His coming had been preTi- ously announced and thousands of anti- Carlists assembled at the railway sta- tion to express their detestation of him and his cause. As be pepped from train he was greeted with jeers and groans and the whole crowd followed him to his hotel. As he entered tho hotel the mob attacked the building with stones and endeavored to set fire to it. The military was summoned and, charged upon the rioters, wounding many of them, some seriously. Later a mob of invaded tho Carl- Club room, set tire to the furniture and endeavored to obstruct the work of the firemen. Another mob attempted to burn a church. Tho troops prevented them from firing the building, but were unable to disperse the crowd, which con- stantly increased in numbers. Finally the mob raised two barricades iu the streets and took positions behind them. The military authorities have taken command of the city and the whole gar- rison is under arms. The members of the Carlist Club fired revolvers into the crowd and se- verely wounded three of the rioters. The mob made an attempt to sack the Jesuits' College, but were prevented by the military. Order was restored shortly after midnight. The troops occupy all points likely to be attacked by the rioters. _ _ AST OCEAN DISASTER. CollUlon Between Two in One Going to the Bottom. 4 LONDON, April 10. The English steamship North Cambria, which sailed from Baltimore March 22 for Hamburg, arrived in a leaking condition at Dover yesterday morning. Her bows were stove and her fore compartment filled with water, as the result of a collision with the passenger steamer Avooa Wednesday night. The latter vessel, which was bound from London for Dub- lin, was sunk. No lives were lost. The Avoca was struck amidships with such force as to cut half way through ber hull. The steamer carried twelve passengers, among whom were a num- ber of women and children. The panic- stricken and partially clad passengers rushed from their berths to the deck. The boats, five in number, were prompt- ly lowered and the passengers and crew, in all thirty-seven persons, hastily rowed away a short distance. After t'-a boats had stood by the sinking steamer for two hours, the North Cambria picked up their occupants and carried them to Dover. Pan-Americans Furor Reciprocity. WASHINGTON, April The Inter- national American Conference has adopted the report of the committee on customs unions, which recommends that reciprocity treaties be negotiated be- tween tho several republics of the American hemisphere, each making tariff concessions so that the peculiar products of them all may be introduced free into the others. This report is in. the same lino of the amendment sug- gested by Mr. Blaine to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House. Progress of the Tariff Bill. WASHINGTON, April 11. The Ways and Means Committee met yesterday and adopted the new tariff bill by a party vote. Mr. Carlisle, on behalf of the minority, stated that he had not finished his report on bill, but would have it ready on Monday, and in view of this he suggested that the bill be re- ported on that day. The request was assented to. The Democrats offered no amendments to the bill and contented themselves by voting against it as a whole. April S. in Orrsit a transcript of the trial. traawrript in of ia tranv st that will 1 a A i. V-" Slosnon Game to CHICAOO, April 11. Slosson and were the contestants in last night's game of the billiard tournament. Slos- son was to play 500 points to 275 for Ives. Slosson started in good form, and it looked in the early innings as if- he would defeat Ives easily. But when Ives counted 79 buttons in the ninth it seemed as if Slosson lost heart and thereafter did not play his game. Con- sequently the ''boy who played steadily, beat him, leaving him 57 points to go. __ __ Twelve Dylnj; from 1'ohon. LITTLE Ark.. April A re- port comes from Browning- Station. Franklin County, that the families of William Browning and Georgo Ilaines, comprising sixteen were poi- soned by eating wild turkey which, it supposed, at" of some liait poisoned -srlta. strychnine that had been for wolves. Four of the persons were re- lieved br vomitinjr. but the other art: to V" in .1 dyinj condition. _ _ IVIlt VOKK. April The mxvorait- which in th" of K. r-rkjus. Use ExrpaMicaa caa- revrttrd ;