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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SAiEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. H. NO. 15. SALEM. OHIO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 18. 1890. TWO CENTS. vestigation of the Ballot-Box Contract Forgery. e Ei-GoTcruor Continues Story About the Notorious Fraud. Wood Deceived Editor HaUtead ai rell ai the Leader ot the HepnbUeaa Ohio. (TASHTXGTOX, Jan. Ex-Governor raker continued his testimony before j ballot-box investigation committee sterday. Foraker reviewed his con- ;tion with Wood, and produced a let- 'in answer to one from the latter, in ich the Governor stated that he would lone Wood for the position of smoke .pector when the information prom- d him about the contract s forthcoming. Later, Wood called him at Cincinnati when the Govern- was entertaining the President. He tained from Wood several papers. also gave the witness three papers Lich he called State contracts. IVifh respect to the "gun xd gave the Governor a letter ad- jssed to Mr. Campbell from Commis- ner Hall, of the Patent Office, stat- r that a patent for a gun had been inted to Lieutenant Bell, of Fortress >nroe. Wood told him that for sever- years Mr. J. E. Campbell and Colonel C. Campbell had been interested in ying up all gun patents. With those pers Wood gave the Governor two lers, one the draft of a bill for the ief of Lieutenant Bell. This pro- led that letters patent should be inted to Bell for certain inventions. ie other paper was another draft of a J appropriating for the pur- ise of Bell's patents and gun improve- ints. Wood told the Governor that ase were a part only of a number of pers of the same kind given to him investigation. rhe Governor heard from Wood again ptember 2, in a letter dated Cmcin- ti. Tho letter stated that Wood was meet a party at Baltimore to secure lat Wood termed the old contract tered into by Campbell, in connection th the ballot-box bill. Wood asked a letter of introduction to President orison, which the Governor gave. itness said that Wood telegraphed a from Washington September 6 reeing to meet him in Cincinnati on s following Sunday, but he did not t in an appearance. September 9 a egram came from Wood at Cincinnati ang the Governor where he could be ;n The Governor replied as follows the same day: "-Here, where you jmised to see me. Unless you come day yon need not come at all." The mail came in after the tele- im was sent and in it was a letter ted at the Metropolitan Hotel, Wash- rton, September 8, in which AVood d he had the valuable paper in his cket The witness produced copies of mmber of telegrams that passed be- een himself and Wood at this time. Another telegram from Wood said it he would be at Columbus Septem- r 10. The Governor telegraphed Wood mail the papers to him at Columbus, to meet him there on the following ;dnesday. Wood called on the llth i gave him the forged paper. He md there the name of Senator Sher- and was surprised- He was not sur- sed to find the names of Butterworth i McKinley. Wood said that the me of Senator Sherman was not on the per hen ie last saw it The witness 4 never seen the signature of Mr. ropbell. He sent Mr. Kurtz, his pri- >e secretary, to get a book of bio- iphical sketches in which he found Campbell's signature and portrait. told the witness that he re- ted paper in Washington from liter Wellmaa, private secretary of nn n. McLean. He applied to Well- u for ibe paper and the latfjr telft- to McLean asking permission nve it to hita. The. permission was and Wood took possession of The Governor out the cost ise noses to be furnished the Govera- _st and made the sum went lo Cincinnati and showed ?apor vo Murat Halstead, Halstcad on ih? papvr. saving that it -.1 Governor insisted n 3-.C-1-, throw own partT into Hataflad -mid that ho "O3ld -jw. -t far at Mr. fie ihoupht WALKER BLALSE. for th HarrUou to allow Mr. to ;T Will WAKHIXOTOX, Jan. The ments for the funeral of Walker Blaiae Me completed. Private services, to which the President and members of the Cabinet and inti- mate friends have been invited and will attend, will be held at the Blaine mansion at a. m. The remains will then be taken to the Church of the Covenant, where the public serv- i c e will begin. 'Seats In the body of the church have been re- K BLAijfE. served for mem- bers of the family and relatives; for the President and Cabinet, the diplomatic corps and Senators and Representatives. Rev. Dr. Hamlin will conduct th% serv- ices both at the mansion and at the church. Secretary Blaine, who since the death of his son has remained at his home in Lafayette Square, went out for a walk Friday. Mr. Blaine is in the deepest grief, but bears his affliction well and gives no indication of physical prostra- tion. _ CONGRESS IONAJL. Fair HI the House of Represent. i tires. WASHTOGTOX, Jan. A petition from Philadelphia engaged m the silk in dustry favoring a bill to modify the laws relative to the duties on imports and the collections OD the revenue was presented and referred yester day. Mr. McKinley called un his motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote by which the House on Thursday refused to substitute the resolution reported by thp Committee on Rulss (as amended by the uloptiou of tlie Cannon resolution) for the onsjinai resolution referred to the committee Mr. McKmlev's motion agreed yeas 144, nayb 142. The ;IH-I n-curred on the adoption of tte original resolution, that a select committee of nine uieoioers oe appo'nted by the Speaker, to be called "the World's to whom shrill be referred all mat ters relating to the proposed celebration of the four hundredth anmrors.irv of the discovery of America, or the Worlds Fair of 1h93 The reso lution was yeas 141. nays Mr Springer changing his ote from the negative to the afflrmatU'e in order to enter a motion to re- consider The New York World's Fair bill was then in- troduced by Mr Flowei, of New York, and it was referred to the special committee when ap- pointed. The House then went into Committee of the Whole on the Oklahoma Town Site Entry bill, and pending action on a proposed amend- ment to the first gection of the bill the commit- tee rose and the House adjourned. A SUICIDE'S DYING CORSE Hurled at HU Brother, Whu Wrecked His DouWtlc Happiness. TKOT, X- T., Jan. Lorenzo D Rice, a prominent merchant in this city, committed suicide at the American House Thursday by turning on the gas and inhaling it. The body was dis- covered yesterday morning. He left two letters one to his wife and one to his brother. George S. Rice, of New York City. In the letter to his brother. Rice accuses him of being the cause of his domestic troubles and reflects on his relations with the suicide's wife. In his letter to his wife he says he wishes they could die together. Re asks her to let her brother-in-law. George S. Rice, die the most damnable death on record. Mr. Rice leaves, beside the widow, two adult children. Made Hop Bittern Kocire-TRn, N. Y-, Jan Asa T. Soule died here evening, ased six- ty-five years. He was president of the Hot> Bitters Company, and was the man who made that patent medicine famous by extensive advertising. Deceased bad very large interests in Kansas. He was the'founder of Soale College at Dodge Citv and also owned more than half of the town of IngalK which became the county seat of Gray County, after a vio- lent struggle with the residents of Cim- arron. Souic was worth 52.000.000. Coal Train ftedlr Wrecked. XEWIICKOH. X. Y.. Jan. A bad wreck of a coal train occam-d Friday afternoon on the Xowburph branch of the Erif raiimad bc-tween Washington- rille nnd Blooming Grove. One man was killed outright and another Iv hart. The train wrecked of aSoyt fifty eraptr cars was rua into bv an extra going in the same rcction. derailing several ?rc- cipiUtinc foar of them down a embankment. Jtiltic- Savan- Xr.w YOKK. Jan. of OF THE RAIL Terrific Collision on tho C., H. D. Three Lives Sacrificed and an Accom- modation Tralu 'Completely Wrecked. Seriou Aceldeat at St. Joccpli, Mo., CmoMMl by MI EacliMWr-s lUcfclimXi Several Injured. CiscnrsATi, Jan. vestibule train from Chicago on the Cincinnati, Hamilton Dayton, railroad ran into the Glendale accommodation at College Hill Junction at last night. Conductor Witherbee and a woman, whose has not yet been learned, instantly killed. John Wilson, superintendent of the Metropolitan Insurance Company, was also killed. Two passengers were badly injured. The engineer of the ex- press supposed that the accommodation was out of the "block" at the rate they were running, and he had barely time to reverse his engine and with his fire- man jump to the ground before they crashed into the rear of the train pre- ceding them. They were badly shaken up, but otherwise uninjured. Three cars caught fire and were burned up. General Superintendent Nelson gave the following account of the accident: The vestibule train was due here at and the accommodation, at The operator at Elmwood signaled the ex- press train that the block was clear and the train proceeded on its way. It drawn by a Strong locomotive in charge of engineer Coakley and an experienced engineer in the employ of the Strong company named George Magee. Just before the train reached College Hill Junction it rounded a curve and the en- gineer saw the accommodation a short distance ahead of him. Coakley slacked up the train and jumped and escaped with slight injuries. Magee remained on the engine until it struck the rear car of the accommodation train, but was not hurt. The express train was not damaged in the least and, with the exception of Coakley, no one was injured. The killed and injured were on the accommodation train, which was almost completely wrecked. The rear car was a combina- tion smoker and this, with two coaches, oaught fire and were reduced to ashea. Thirty passengers were aboard and all escaped but Wilson and a woman, who has not been identified, besides the con- ductor. W. Witherbee. The bodies were brought to this city and taken to the morgue. Witherbee's home is in Toledo. Baggagemaster Joseph Staiey is probably fatally in- jured ani a young man named Klamatz was seriously hurt. They were re- moved to the hospital. Staley's home is in Dayton. ST. JOSKPH, Mo. Jan. Hanni- bal St. Joseph and the Rock Island passenger trains collided here Friday. The coaches on the Rock Island and the sngine of the other train were wrecked. Several passengers on the Rock Island train were injured, two seriously. The iccident was caused by the engineer of the Hannibal train trying to pull into the "depot ahead of the Rock Island train. The latter had the right of way. Lockout Ended. H-JLVERHrt.1., Mass.. Jan. At a meeting of the State Board of Arbitra- tion yesterday, at which representatives of the shoe manufacturers and tbeic locked out employes were present, it was agreed that the strikers at J. H. Winchell Co.'s factory return to work Monday, under a promise that the firm will strive to make a satisfactory settle- ment of the wage dispute. If no such settlement is reached, the matter will be referred to arbitrators. Meanwhile the men will continue at work. enable to W. Jan. is a hard battle going oft in the on Rules of the Legislature. The question on which Republicans and Democrats split is the limitation of de- bate. Democrats want almost unlimited debate, but Republicans will not nubaiit to this, and it in probable that the battle will be fouffht oat in the full Aawnbly. A nuroVrof impurtantbills introdnord Friday, among ihoai an Hudson bill and an anti- trust PCJ DCWIRT i o ntnJuh 3frs. Askins will probably die. Miss Stopp has thus far escaped-arrest. Suicided bj the Route. rASirrxr.Tox. Jan. a messenger passing Iso. 1334 Sixth street, saw within the open doorwav an old man lying apparently unconscious on a couch. He summoned assistance and it was discovered that the man had suicided by taking laudanum. Tho dead man was Thomas Davis, a bookkeeper, fifty-three years old. He leaves a wife and several children. He drank lauda- num at the end of a prolonged spree. the Drop JfanlMkl. TEKRE HAUTE. Jan. Y. Miller, depnty marshal at Clay City, tod., was abot and instantly killed Thursday by GranviHe Cooprider. Mil- ler had threatened to kill Cooprider oa sijrbt and tbey met in a nalooa Cooprider cot tbi droj> on him. Coop- rider a and ficd. but was captured later. Miller had Cooprider of intiRiarv with Mrs. Milter._______________" An t'nbmkm ftradlorfc. HELENA- Most-. Jan. a break 5n tbe KfprMiran :n ta iajc froa> la aad tbe and now aad OHIOAHS ONLY. .-r j_ i .v" a __.... .._ _ _ >v T- Jxs. K-n Short Items Narrating of Our Neighbors, JUDGE ASHBUBN Swute OM of I ta Meat Promi- nent COLUMBUS, O., Jan. Judge Q. Ashburn, representing tlie Clennont- Brown district in the State Senate, died the American House in this city terday morning. He was representing the county in which General U. S. Grant was born and raised, and married a first cousin of the latter. Be was about seventy years of age and was an attorney of more than ordinary ability. Ashburn served nearly seventeen years on the common pleas bench and years on the Supreme Court Commission, having been appointed by Governor Hayes as representative of the minority. His wife and son were present and diet every thing possible for the sufferer. The remains were taken to Batavia for interment, accompanied by relatives and. a number of Senators. SlekneM Among COI.U.MBUS, Jan. Senators How- ells and Wallace are both sick, and. Representative Brown has been taken home to Findlay to die. Representa- tive Taylor, of Urbana, down sick and. a half dozen of his colleagues have got leaves of absence on account of sickness. Sickness has sodisrupted and decimated! the Legislature that no important legis- lation will be enacted until the three vacancies by death are filled and the> dozen sick members get well or their successors appear. Archbffthop Elder Will Investigate. CINCINNATI, O., Jan. -Archbishop Elder, of Cincinnati, has sent notices to> the'Bishops in Cleveland, Columbus Cincinnati requesting that he be fur- nished with the names of all Catholic children in the Xenia Orphans' Home. It is claimed by Catholics that priests are forbidden to enter the and. that the right of religious instruction. is denied to children of Catholic parents. Archbishop Eider will probably order the removal of all such children to Cath- olic asylums. Strawberries In Mnrket. CLEVELAND. Jan. Strawberries made their appearance in the Cleveland. marhet Friday. The stock is from Florida. and arrived in good condition. They sold at eighty-five cents a quart. The best southern berries received here ara grown at The first, -supply of the Charleston fruit is expected to ar- rive here in about two weeks. New muda potatoes, and onions tire expected. hefe to-day. The here at S10 a barrel and the onions at 53.25 bushel. Hancock County Criminals In Hoc. FINDLAT, Jan. 18 John Ralforty. a prominent young farmer of Amanda township, and a son of Dr. RaiTerty, of Arlington, has been placed in jail under an indictment by the last grand jury- charging him with the embezzlement of belonging to a young lady living in Delaware township. William ilcGce, charged with burglarizing the post- office atHoucktown one night last week, is now in the county jail awaiting the action of the grand jury. Drunkard Frozen to Death. O., Jan. Ralph Gray, a well known glass-blower, who came here from Jeanne tte. Pa., about months ago, was found lying in a gutter in the eastern part of the city Thursday afternoon ia an unconscious condition. He was taken into a saloon near bv and am effort made to resuscitate him, bub he was too near frozen to death, and died. He was about sixty-three old and well connected, but a hard drinker. _ Joe Xnlhattna In Cmtaty. WASHINGTON C. EL, O., Jan. James Robinson, a farmer living near Jeffersonville. this county, is the owner of a carnivorous horse which notuiag butter for a meal thaa a fatpig. 'Whenever sees pig- that it ca.s get at. it grabs it by the back of neck and it to death, much a would shake a rat. horse then devours pi; with great reiisb. O.. Jan. A which physicians cam? 2iffbt Xridav. A withheld. with of tbc liot aad in tkm en til and fall power