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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. L NO. 35. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 11. 1890. TWO CENTS. c Forgery Inquiry tinued. 9oa Denfea he Contract letloB the Xotortou rltiebed by a >b. Senator Mo- Jersey, was the first ballot-box investiga- esterday. He charao- are to the ballot-boi rj'. McPherson said rd that his name was kllot-box contract he iave all parties con- atter arrested within yet, said ker, "the courts arc lied that since he had [alstead had lain down self into the mud in jyJEor publishing the instances had been t. O'Neal, of Lebanon, Edward Eshelby had Hot-box paper was a in the office of Tom Morey, of Ohio, gave effect that he had ,tead after the publi- c-box paper with Mr. ire attached and had he doubted the genu- signature. HalsteacJ cure was genuine and graphic copy of names of Representa- inridge, McAdoo and Che names of Senatoi presentatives Butter ley were not on of the paper had been the head and some ol ires. Cincinnati, said that ballot-box paper Only ad told him that For- had believed that the and that it had been Foraker, but not Hal- I intimated that John C. Campbell were the t. in, first assistant city cinnati, was the next Iden had testified be- Qony had been contra- 'ampbell and George if his first testimony gain by General Gros- iess said he had told e was written evidence t some Congressmen i the passage of the lo referred to Messrs. vorth and McKinley. nor pressed the wit- be had omitted in his y reference to the pay- Wood and his wife. tied that he had not itter at the time. He a explanation of why i every thing at the i. but General Gros- his proceeding. Chair- he witness had a right is General Grosvenor heated discussion as he witness to make a nt ensued, and it was allow General Grosve- 3is cross-examination. questions from Gros- -aid that during the nipaig-n he was chair- ton County Republican tec. Hf had told For- Kurtz. the Governor's thai he had seen in Campbell an original rt with the names of nor-; attached to it. sf-nt for him after tho papor in tho Commer- isked him ail about the NO LONGER A MYTH. Trwl trial of the aiu-mptinjj to bribe 'nt dar. In tho chief do- to havf Sed to ssatil AYed- sar tnr for AM Old SUvw i. WUeh Void Located at Latt. GAETESVIULE, Mo., Feb. is a great deal of excitement here over the reported finding of an old silver mine in this county. Last week a man is said to Ijare found on the top of a high ridge a flat stone covered with rude letters, with the legible words "Found and with a mark pointing to the east. Searching in the direction indicated he found a circular opening arched over with close-fitting stones. The finder excavated and found where drifts or runs had been walled up. It is believed that this IB an old silver mine about which marrelons stories were told by the Indians, but which was lost years ago and to find which many efforts have been made. NEW CATTLE ROUTE. Project to Divert an Enormous from American Ports to Montreal, Feb. live stock Importers who originated the scheme for Shipping American range cattle from Montreal ifill ask the government for permission to establish in the east end of Montreal harbor a quarantine yard into which American trains could be run and whore cattle could be trans- ferred to steamships carrying no Cana- dian cattle. It is said that if the gov- ernment grants the request, the im- porters will handle of American cattle at that port next year, and that Montreal will monopolize the cattle shipping trade of the continent, as the route is preferred by every cattle man in the Dnited States. RAINS AND FLOODS. Large Sugar I'lanmtions 'Swept by a Re- sistless Lives Lost and Enor- mous Damage to Property. FKASCISCO, Feb. papers received by steamer give ac- counts of unprecedented rain and floods on the island of Kami, which is the seat of large sugar plantations. The rain came on Jan uary 21, and in twenty- four hours twelve inches of rain fell. The dam at Lihuc mill burst and swept every thing in the valley before it, carrying away two bridges and a Chinese store. Over in com was lost and two Chinamen drowned. All vegetable gardens for miles around are ruined. 'Will Result In A War. GBAJTD Mich.. Feb. terday the Michigan Central and the Grand Rapids Indiana railroads in- augurated the free cartage of freight re- ceived from Buffalo. Pittsburgh and points further east. The movement was first made by the Central as a bid for the which-has been heretofore mainly handled by the Grand Rapids Indiana, and was promptly met by the other road. It is equivalent to a cut of two cents per hundred on freight from the points named, and it is thought that a war of rates may follow Forest Fires in New Jersey. MAT'S LAXDD.-G, N. Y., Feb. big forest fire broke out Sunday evening about four miles from this city, along tbe line of the "West Jersey railroad. The forest is composed of pine and cedar trees. The railroad section men and lot of helpers are fighting the fire, wbich threatens to do a great deal of damage. For several days past fires have been reported in the deer pines. This tracl covers a stretch in Atlantic, Cumberland and Cape May counties and is eighty miles by eighteen miles in extent. They Shot to Kill, bat Failed. NKW OKLKAXS, Feb. desperate shooting affray occurred at Pearl river Station, fifty miles from here, on Satur- day night. The principals were Thomas R. McEvery. a merchant of Abitiv Springs, and Captain S. R. Portevent, Superintendent of the East Louisiana- railroad. The men. who are brothers in-law. quarreled over family and finan- cial difTerences. Both men fired a num- ber of shots and both are very seri- ously injured. from the TronSjle. OTTAWA. Ont. Feb. modus vivpndi under which United States fishing vessels are permitted to Canadian waters expires on the 14th j inst. Sir John MacDonald says that as yet nothing has been doni toward ex- tending it. and it wiii probably lapM: un- its'! somo aro taken by the Cnit'-d Slas'-s To show that is j a probability of an settlement of tbc fishery qs A BLACK OUTRAGE. Negress Beateu Nearly to Dfwtk by Masked Women. Approbation of a Lynching Results in ft. MMuifht 07 AMMOM OB Teaching TlMlr Race the Daaf of Holding OplnloM FNta ThOM of Stoton. CHARLESTON, S. C., Feb. strange story comes from Allendale, a small hamlet in BarawwH County, near the scene of the recent lynchings. Hattie Frazier, a negro woman, and her infant, a month old, were the victims of a queer Black Cap outrage. When the news of the butchery at Barnwell Court House reached the Allendale section, Hattie Frazier was one of the few negroes who did not join in the chorus of condemna- tion of that act. On the contrary she openly expressed the opinion that the murdered men had only got what they deserved. Since that time the woman has been in bad odor with her race. She received threats from time to time, but treated them with scorn. But one night last week, while asleep in her house with her infant, she was aroused by a noise indicating that some one was trying to get in at tho door. Not suspecting anything, she went out with her child in her arms to see what was the matter. Arriving at the door she was seized and dragged away from the house and subjected to a most bru- tal beating. The lynchers were in mas- culine attire and wore black masks and caps. After beating the woman nearly to death they left her, with a warning that they would return the next night and finish her if she was found in the neighborhood. After the departure the Black Caps the woman dragged herself back to her house, where she found her child lyiny on the ground. The next day she iden- tified two of her assailants. They were negro women living in the vicinity and were at once arrested and lodged in jail, The women turned State's evidence and confessed that tho flogging was done by a band of from twenty to forty negro women, who were dressed in male attire with black masks and caps, and who un- dertook to punish their victims for the mother's expression of opinion about the Barnwell negroes'fate. Upon their tes- timony fifteen negro women residing in the vicinity were arrested. The affair has created much excitement in Barn- well County. Great efforts were made to keep the matter quiet, but the story leaked out yesterday. KILLED BY THIEVES. An Attlst Dies In a Few Hours After Hav- ing Been Slugged by NEW YORK, Feb. Trenor, employed in Sehaus' gallery as an ex- pert on art matters, died yesterday at his boarding house of a skull fracture which he alleged he received Sunday night in a fight with thieves in Eighty- sixth street. He returned Monday morning drunk and covered with blood. His landlady sent for a doctor who found a cut four inches long extending across the scalp on top of Trenor's head down over tie right eye. The doctor says the vrtmnd was not caused by a fall, but by a tremendous blow. He sewed up the wound. Trenor told the physician that thieves tried to rob him and on his re- sisting they struck him. At daybreak Trenor. with a sudden gasp, started up, blood gushed from bis mouth, ears and nose and he fell back dead. NO QUORUM. Freth Complications In the Montana Illative Last Democratic Senator the state. HELENA. Mont. Feb. State Senator Becker crossed the Idaho- Montana line on a special train yester- dav morning. By his action the Senate is loft without a quorum, as all the Dem ocratic Senators are now beyond the frontiers of Montana. The question now confronts the Senate waetber the legis- lation had on Saturday night can be- come law. The law requires that the Lieutenant Governor shall sign bills in ihe pres- ence of the Senate, and the bills passed on Saturday night are not sijrnM. advice will be taken to ascertain affixing of the in tbf of a If nary the appropriation bills will aad svnt to The lo il S. njwial from jars that raisers and for the adoption of Austnliaa ballot system. BUis mtrodnood: Amending Sections 9M6 aad 3889 so as to a low Councils at the semi-annnal to transfer funds; amending Section 3699 so to leave U optional with county boards of agricul- ture to advertise an abstract of the treasurer's accounts; authorizing West Cleveland to issue in bvuds for improvement of Detroit street from the Lake Shore crossing to the west corporation line; to amend Section AM6so as to provide for attaching the bill of excep- tions to transcripts from justices' courts; to provide tor the better care of the property of In sane persons and imb-ciles; to authorize the commissioners of Franklin County to provide for improving roiwla entering Columbus to alo'Ish the Boar i of Aldermen of Cincinnati, The House Committee on Privilsges and Elec- tions heard rebuttal testimony in content of Peterson, Democrat, vs Hlair, Republican, for the seat in the House for Adams County. Allaa Ester, Prohibitionist; Jossuh Cross, Democrat. and P. J. Cunningham Republican, tbe of the election in Fr.mklin tovrashlp, where frauds are alleged to havj committed, tes- tified that the marked t.ckjts were not marked when they were counted. E. S Evler, of the peace, testified th it one nighi the ballot- boxes were not locked in the county treasury, but that thers never was an opportunity for any one to open them, as the keys were In the pos- session of Mr. Cross until last Tuesday and the ballot-boxes have not been obtainable since then. Here the contestee rested his case. Bills passed: Authorizing the trustees of Wash- ington t iwnsbip, Van Vert County, to levy a tax to improve public highways: authorizing the commissioners of Muskmipim County build a bridge across the Musk'ngum nver at Zanesville. were introduced as follows: Giv- ing to township trustees m all the townships of the State sale authority to employ physicians for the poor. Mr Alexander orfered a joint res- olution direccin r t'je Adjutant General to loan, to the Sons of Veterms camp equ.pments for their anaual eucauapm ;ut. The resolution was referred to thi Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Roeser's House resolution asking Con- gress to pass t bill now pending to suppress shanty boats and river piracy was adopted. The Senate then adjourned. AJMAKCH. How a Railroad Company Got the Start of Bucyms BrJCYKUS, O., Feb Toledo 'Ohio Central Railroad Company has cre- ated quite a stir in town. For some time they have tried to arrange with the citi- zens of East Mansfield street extension to put down 200 yards of track along the street, but it was impossible to get the consent of tho citizens. The City Coun- cil had granted them the privilege of putting down the track, but the would not consent. For some time the railroad company has been grading street trp-kra good" standard for the" ben- efit of tho public, and Sunday morninj a large force of men were on hand, and, in command of roadmaster George Camn- bell, put down the 200 yards of track and filled the track with loaded coal cars. The citizens of the street tried to got out an injunctisn, but, being Sun- day, they were unsuccessful. _J Efforts to Secure a Railroad. CIRCLEVILLE, O., Feb. city is making a strong effort to secure tha Uocking Western railroad, which is designed to run from Chauncey, in the heart of the coal Golds, and terminates at Chicago. The company has purchased acres of valuable coal land. The proposed route will start at Cbauncey, thence to Adelphi, thence to this city, and thence to London, where it will connect with the C., S. >t C. railroad and make a Chicago connection atSandusky. Disastrous Ending of a Spree. HAMDEN, O., Feb. Dotson, sent to the Ohio penitentiary from-Tack- son County for one year for stoning a train, was released recently and Satur- day night was found lying in a drunken condition alongside the track ol tho Baltimore Ohio Southwestern rail- road, his face horribly mangled. It is supposed he either fell from a moving train or was knocked from tho track at the depot, where he was picked up. Insane from La OiiF.Kt.TX, O- Ffb. It- Beerocr, of Coleville, X. J., is a member of the senior preparatory class. Three week; ago he was taken with la grippe. The effect unsettled his mind, and Sunday the attending physician pronounced him insane. His parents aave been sent for. Important Geological HAMILTON. O.. rVb. geologist has a mound bnry- ground in which many skfJctorjs o! immense found, about four frotn place. It thoaght that will an impor- tant one in sr In lltr I oppose lie Sla.ixla.rd. aad ol tho largest 5a and N. 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