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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1890, Salem, Ohio SALEM DAILY NEWS. SALEM. OHIO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 25. 1890. TWO CENTS. Blown to Atoms 98ion by Explodiiiff oral Gas. The bouses for several blocks around the of explosion have been made into hospitals, where many are being cared for. Miss Belle Smith, who was badly injured, had pone into the doomed house to the explosion. Her face was badly bruised and she suffers from many bruises about the body. She .was almost completely buried in the de- bris and had to be due- out. tctators Knocked Oowr Team of 0 the Crowd and Many People. td Outright and More Terribly Wouuded A Description. Jan. was a ,nd destruction in this hose horrible 'features tails are surpassed only a flood. Never in the as such a dreadful dis- that which sent thrills gh the thousands who L double explosion oc- lt out death with dual after five o'clock an inded, calling out the nt. The streets were ousands of toilers who to their homes from factories and quickly that a frightful calam- 1 in the southern part i streets leading to that i crowded with people :ene. Their presence ror upon horror, as will had occurred "at the e of Messrs. Michael Marriott, at the corner e alleys. The cause of ,s an accumulation of ic cellar of the house i city has recently been itural gas, and leading cupied by Marriott and >f the mains through )dity is furnished to the 53 had leaked and the 1 found its way through ground to the cellar it of the horror. It be- ome unknown manner h terrific force, wreck- and filling the air with rriott was blown out of man named Goulding, ig near the structure, the street. vas carried across the le residence of 'William eeper for the book firm ck. Dr. Wissinger, a cian. was called to at- The house where the ,oon crowded with peo- the accident, it was close the doors that no T. Little knew those >rs huddled around the ey were standing in a i was then on the verge into eternity, ir was rent by a tre- sion which mads the Slled the air with fly- icks and debris of all s ensued and then a iess reigned for a few 5 broken by shrieks and 'he house in which lny d been blown to atoms ts buried beneath the Shown by Concerning State of Trade. UNITJBD THEY STAND. Consolidation of K. of I. and P. tt of the Plan.. O., Jan. mine workers and Knights of Labor have at last amalgamated. The joint committee of both organizations 'made its report Friday. The constitution presented was taken up by sections and-adopted, with a few slight amendments. It provides that the name of the new organization snail be the United Mine Workers of National Division Assembly 135, K. of L., and the National Progressive Union; thus the names of both old organizations are preserved. The national officers will consist of. a president, vice presi- dent, secretary-treasurer and an execu- tive board composed of seven members. The constitution further provides that any member in good standing- of either the Progressive Union or X. D. A. 135, K. of L., shall be eligible to office under the amalgamation, providing he be- comes a member of both organizations before qualifying. This provision is oc- casioned by the fact that the N. P. U. is an open organization and N. D. A. 135 a secret one. The time of the annual convention is fixed on the second Tues- day in February of each year, the place to be voted upon at each preceding con- vention. This practically settles the whole matter and the remainder of the session will be occupied in routine busi- ness and fixing a national scale of prices. KIDDJLEBEKORB DEAD. The Well-Known Viin.ula Politiciau and Ex-Senator 1'asses Away. WOODSTOCK, Va., Jan. Holt Riddlcberger. ex-Senator, died Fri- day morning after a long illness. His family were present when he died. Mr. Riddleberger was bom at Eclin- burg, Va., October 4, ISM. He was SCT- enteen years old when the war began and was for three years in the Confed- erato' army as Lieu- tenant of infantry and Captain of cav- ilry. After the war he studied law and was admitted to the bar, beginning his practice at Wood- stock, his home. For H.H.RIDDI.EBERGEK. two years he was Commonwealth Attorney for his county. he served four years in the House of Delegates, and for a similar period in the State Senate. He was a member of the Democratic State Committee until 1875, a Presidential elector on thn Dem- ocratic ticket in and on the Read- juster ticket in 18SO. In 1SS3 he en- tered the United States Senate as a Re- adjustee and his term of service ended in 1889. In the meantime he had sev- eral contentions with his colleague, General Mahone. and during the last campaign he opposed Mahone. Sinwe 1870 he has been editor of several papers. CHANGED THE [K TITJLE. Speculation is Restricted and Moderate in Demand. >ectatora who lined tho [nocked violently down laid powerless. Then. s a team of spirited one of the fire do- trucks became frenzied and dashed away into ing death in their wake, id injured scores of peo- little babe was knocked ''arms and falling be- iless wheels of the re- d to death. maddened steeds had tie darkness, many of stud firemen who had jy either of the horrors. ention to the disrging us buried beneath "the Gtiidf-d by the cries e and dying-. !0 darkness. pullini out a mansrled. yet living xjnveyinir to rest- of men. women and xl around the prostrafe -curdling made mofp revoHinff. as injured or Seceders From the TV. C. T. U. Adopt a Sew Name for Their Elected. CLEVELAND. Tan. The conven- tion to organize a non-partisan temper- ance union met again in Music Ilall yesterday. The ladies decided that Na- tional Crusaders was not a good title and changed the name to Xon-Partisan Women's Christian Temperance Union. President-elect Phinney notified the convention of her acceptance of the offiice. Further officers were elected as follows: General secretary. Miss F. Jen- nie Duty, of Cleveland: recording sec- retary. Florence Miller. Iowa: financial secretary, Miss Shortledge. of Pennsylvania: treasurer. Mrs. C. Cor- nelia Alford. Brooklyn. X. Y. It was dc-Aded to pay the president and gen- eral secretary salaries of 51.200. About S-2.500 were raised at tho after- noon session to help tic ex- penses of tho new organisation. After the transaction of further routine bus- iness a adjournment was taken. No selection was made of a place a. which to hold ihe say-ting. Hotkey aad Cold are the Mala u> the Revival of NEW YORK, Jan. G. Dun A Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade saya: Business has a more favorable appear- ance. Colder weather has brought gen- eral increase of activity and improve- ment in colleofcons. Heavy disburse- ments by the Treasury Department for bonds have brought easier money mark- ets, and several troublesome labor con- troversies have been adjusted. The pre- vailing sickness, though seriously inter- rupting trade and industry in many quarters, is abating at the East. Specu- lation is restricted and moderate in vol- ume, while the payments through banks show a steady increase over last year's records. The official statement of the Iron and Steel Association is particulary gratify- ing, because it shows that, contrary to the general impression, the unsold stocks in the hands of makers did not increase during 1SS9, but actually de- creased tons. The American mar- ket this week, however, shows some signs ol weakness and the Philadelphia market for pig is more irregular, liar iron is dull and less firm, plates and nails are dull, and while two Pennsyl varda mills have marked up steel rails to 836, others still sell at S35. The woolen business has been a little improved for all grades by the colder Weather and is fairly active for cheaper eassimeres and worsteds, with some gain in heavier woolens. Cotton goofls move fairly at firm prices, but the rise in the material causes some disturb- ance. The boot and shoe trade is rather better and orders for several months ahead are reported at Boston, with more buying of leather, while hides remain low and show no improvement. The trade in rubber goods is moderate. Lum- ber and building materials are in de- mand. The coal is made more cheerful by cold weather, but the large accumulation of stock will probably force another suspension of production, THE CUSTOMS BILL. The House of Spends a Day in Discussing Amendments to Mr. McKliiley'.i Measure, WASHINGTON, Jan. time of the House yesterday was almost wholly taken up m iiscuesmg propose fl toms Administrative "bill in Committee of the WTiole. The pending amendment was that ot- tered by Mr. Bayne to Section 15, providing that luring the pending of any controversy or litiga- tion about the amonnt of duty to be paid by any awner, agent, importer or consignee on any im- ported merchandise to the courts, the merchan dise in question shall remain in the Government warehouse and under the control of the Secre- tary of the Treasury. Mr. Flower, of New York, read a telegram from Charles Landen A Co., of New York, pro- testing against the amendment. Mr. Mills sup- ported the amendment. He spoke in behalf of the taxpayer. If an importer paid a higher rate of duty and then sold his merchandise he made the taxpayer Day the duty. Then, when with one band he had taken the money out of the pocket of the taxpayer and had paid it with the other to the treasury, he went into the courts and se- cured a rerating of the duty at the lower rate, thus taking the money from the taxpayer. Mr. Carlisle thought the amendment did not strike at the fraudulent importer, but at the honest importer. A fraudulent importer never wanted to go into court. The amendment was an indirect provision that no honest importer of Soods should be allowed to appeal to the courts for the correction of any wrongs. Owing to the crowded dockets of the courts a decision in an import case may not be rendered for three or ftfur years. K in the .meantime the goods were required to be kept in bond, it would work a hardship on the importer. Mr. Lafollette, of Wisconsin, offered amendment providing that perishable goods may be withdrawn pending litigation. was agreed to, but the Bayne amendment as was defeated. Mr. Carlisle offered a substitute for the whole proposing to allow the courts to deter- mine questions of fact as well law. This was rejected. Some further procrcss tnade with the bllL when the committee rose and the Bouse adjourned. Farther Details of tfce SETTLERS VS. HUTM Killed ud Fov Often Badly UJtred on the Steamer Sardinian. Tort Otow BH- c" t-rrsa. U rrqnimd dead and and it in not rrt or many is d'-d x> Ta.: a.-. ftufc. HALIFAX, N. S., Jan. Two more making sixteen since January 1, have arrived since Thursday night, Short of foeL They are the Volturno, from Hamburg for New York, twenty- four out, aad the Lydian Monarch, from London for New; York, sixteen days oat. Both -reesels encountered fearful weather. The Volturno lost bei boats, the after wheel was broken, the rail carried away, a steam pipe burst and sustained other damage. Several of the crew were injured, not se- riously. The Lydian Monarch met with a some- what similar experience. The Domin- ion steamer Oregon arrived yesterday with the weekly Canadian mails after battling with the rough seas for four- teen days. One wave which boarded her shortly after leaving Moville car- ried away her bridge and Captain Will- iams was severely if not fatally injured. The Oregon encountered heavy ice off the Newfoundland coast. NEW YORK, Jan. 25. The American ship Samuel Skolfeld was towed into port Friday, partially disabled. The Skolfeld left New York November 27 with oil for Batavia, but lost part of her rigging in a fierce gale on December 4 and was with much difficulty towed into St. Thomas, W. 1., by the steamer Ben- larig. The underwriters of the vessel chartered the tug C. W. Morce, the larg- est vessel of its class afloat, to bring the Skolfeld to this city. The Morce will receive for the tow. LrvEnpooL, Jan. 35. The steamship Sardinian, of the Allan line, which has just arrived here, reports that last Fri- day one of her funnels was broken by a heavy sea, and as a result fourth en- gineer Tillman and two firemen were mrned to death and four others badly njured. The ship lost four boats, her saloon was flooded, the fires extin- guished and she had to lie to for forty- eight hours. The first and second offl- ers, the quartermaster and the cook were also severely injured. Me., Jan. The schoon- er J. C. Craig has arrived here, bringing ;he crew of the schooner Fairfieid, of Winterport, from Orland to Boston with slt; -which sank Thursday night nine miles off Small Point. The crew took to the boats and were picked up by the aig. _ LINE. G. A. R. Men In Refuse to Admit Negroes as Delecmten to an Encamp- ment. AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 25.- -The depart- mental encampment, G. A. R. was held acre Friday. Charleston, Savannah, Macon, Atlanta and Tallapoosa posts were represented. Colored delegates from Beaufort and Savannah claimed admission as representing colored posts. The majority of the committee on cre- dentials reported against and the minor- ity in favor of admitting them. The majority report was adopted, whereupon three white delegates representing E. S. Jones Post No. 5, of Macon, withdrew from the encampment under instructions from their post. The Augusta post gave a banquet to the encampment last night to which colored delegates were not in- vited. The majority report submitted favored the formation of a separate en- campment for colored posts. I'enpifi round in N. Y_ A who railed yesterday snomine at lavndry of Tee and Sin? foetid both the Chiaaaaen and a woman naav-d Mamie Swcfnc" on the floor, ITav-icSaas d'-ath wras caused of B-icincer Ifeld for Trial. CHICAGO. Jan. 25. Engineer Ma- aoney. of tho train which ran into tbe funeral procession at Rose Hill Thars- night, killing four persons, was bailed yesterday. Two charges were preferred against of criminal ;arclewncss. the other of violating the ritr ordinances- On the ono he wa murder rricp had just left bis hous oa his wf t-o office be wbo bia with -antJJ >e by an aad rricr Rlf Stake .Secured tif ALBUQUERQUE, K. M-, Jan. masked men bound and gagged the night clerk, T. T. Roy, at the post-office here early Friday morning, pounded the com- bination knob off the safe with a ham- mer and robbed the vault of S-'iOO in money, in stamps and several hun- dred dollars" worth of jewelry. All the registered mail bags were cat open and thft first class packages taken. The amount of these is not known, bat post- master Walker thinks the robbers se- cured from them several thousand dol- lars more. The robbers were in the office msveral hoars. After they left Boy {reed himself and gave the alarm. of Territory ID Soath Dakota ft KAMI Flykt. S. D., Jan. Trouble has broken out between the intending set- on the "Mile Square" and the ndians and half-breeds of the reserva- The latter, anticipating the imme- liate opening of the reservation, have moved in large numbers on the frontier nd are cutting all the wood around the Bad river and hauling it back into the anda they in tend to take up according to the terms of the Sioux bill. The set- tlers objeet to this, and an attempt was ade Thursday by them to stop the Indiana, and for while it looked as if there would be a serious battle. Troops were immediately dispatched across Bad river and drove the settlers back to the apace allowed them. The Indians, (hough not on the "war path, declared that they would fight for their rights. The Northwestern railroad officials, with their chief engineer, are running lines across the river and resurveying the famous "Mile Square." They now declare that they intend to hold it according to the 1879 treaty with Indians. The Interior Department has a special agent here who will attempt to arrange the difficulty between the set- tlers, the railroad and the half-breeds. TRAIN WRECKERS EN COURT. Two Villains Who Planned a Fiendish Crime Appear at the of Jnatlce. BLACK RIVER FALLS, NVis., Jan. Andrew Newland, who, with Henry Guinup, is charged with an attempt to wreck the vestibule fast express on the Omaha road a few miles north of here, has made a full confession. The crime was committed on April 10, 1889. New- land was arrested a month ago and Guinup was arrested in St. Lawrence County, N- Y., a week ago. In his con- fession Newland said that he and Guinup planned to wreck the train, and in the excitement of the moment rob the express car and passengers. When the attempt to wreck the train failed they fled. Guinup was arraigned Thurs- day and pleaded guilty to the charge. Newland waived examination and was bound over to the Circuit Court. CONVICTS' CONSPIRACY. Plot to Murder a Turnkey and Escape from Jail IifDiAXAPOLTS, Jan, A conspiracy among the prisoners confined in the Marion County jail to murder the turn- key and make a break for liberty was discovered Thtirsday. in time to thwart the plot. While Ben Pedro, a thief, was in court a friend slipped into liis hands a knife, and it was agreed among the prisoners that when he was taken from -his cell with John Burns, one of his con- federates, with whom he was to be taken to the penitentiary, he should plunge the knife into the turnkey. When he was searched after being handcuffed the open knife was found in his pocket, ready lor use. Ho weakened and tnade a confession. _ Hud Better Remained In .Ta.fl. HAMILTON, 111., Jan. 25. Several of the twelve prisoners who escaped from jail at Quincy Monday evening have been in hiding in this vicinity ever since. One was captured here late Thursday night, and was almost frozen to death. It is feared that his legs and one hand will have to be amputated. Posses of men are now in pursuit of the other fugitives. It is believed the prisoners have suffered severely from he storm. _ World's Fair Appropriation BUI ALBAXT, N. Y., Jan. The bill ap- propriating S10.000.000 for the World's rair was introduced in both branches o. he Legislature yesterday. In the Sen ite it was referred to the special World's Tair Committee, with instructions to report it next Wednesday. In the As- sembly the bill was made a special order on its second reading for Monday rw YOKK. Jan. Reynolds, MI actrejM. the wife ot William R. wnmitved -aicide at her home Tnwsdaj aijrbt by mbootinjr bwself SB er ol farewell bwband and after- in play- Gathered in the Fields of Onto News. THE LEGISLATURE. la Both ef the 4 eral AsaeMkMjr. Senate. Jan. after the ing of the journal Lieutenant Governor I son bunded down his answer to the notice of contest of Mr. Marquis. It and the notion of contest were ordered printed ahead of otter matter the Senate Committee on Privilege and Elections, to which the was re- ferred, was authorized to employ a stenographic to take the testimony in fulL Bills were passed as follows: To pay to Charles W. Cook. IBM corporal of Company I, First Regiment O. X. the sum of WOO in consideration of expenses ncurred on account of injuries received in Xnciunati riots; directing the Supreme Court to appoint a committee to examine students of law in un'Tersities having and making the successful passage o( the exam- uatiou a qualiueution for admission to the bar; providing for the eon- action of an electric light plant at Shelby. were introduced as follows: To authorize.. the City Council of Columbus to borrow and cors'.ruct abridge over railroad tracks at Buckeye street: authorizing surety companies to in Ohio; tue trustees of Sewburgh township. Cuyahoga County, to tfausfer il.SOO from the poor to the general township fund; requiring manufacturers of twine to place on each package a label stating the length of the twine and weight of thi pack- age. Tue Senate then jidjouri el un' 1 the 27th. Spencer's joint resolution to ap- point a committee to investigate andMraft a Dill to convert the intermediate penitential? into (in asylum for hic-urable iusniie was re- 'erred to the commit'ee on 'and prison reform. The resolution 01 Mr.-Dill to investi- gate the past workings and present condition of ihe working home for the blind was adopted.' Mr. Taylor's bill to change the name of Julia of Guernsey County, to LUlie Taylor was parsed. Mr. Roeser offered a joint resolu- tion requesting the Ohio in Coagress to use all honorable efforts to secure the pas-, sage of the BIu Aburn bill to prevent liver piracy. Bills introduced: Authorizing the. trustees of township, Erie County, to lew a tax of J to improve the cemetery amending Section 11 so that every, law shiill be in force and take elect from and after its passage, except where a different is named m the act: to require county sioners to repair bridges constructed by them; amen ling 1777 and 1778of pal code so action in maiuliuuus will Ha against city ottk'ials: amending Section so as to provide for tlic formitiou of road districts and election of strcit commissioners; amend-' lug Section iiTTi-! by iiroVHlini; for the killing of all dogs the owners "of which refuse to pay tho tax. Adjourned until tho 2Tth. la a Hotel. OMAHA. Xcb.. -Tan. man regis- tering as E. J. Cook. Cbicajro. was found dead in his room at the Millard Ilotel Thursday He is supposed to hare been dead about ten hours, as he bad not been seen lor that time. A ballet bole in his mouth, passing bis bead, and a pistol brcide him showed that he bad suicide. car NEATLY SV The Gold Brick CSaine in IMnyed on a Farmer and Nets IS3.SOO for Three Slick JPeople. LIMA, O., Jan. Farmer Clark Adams, living near Covington, O.. bought a gold brick from a man who gave name of David Watson, and who claimed, to be a wealthy sold mine owner of Arizona, who had returned to Ohio in. company with his pavbner, an lor the purpose of flndincr Mr. Clark Adams, who had befriended him when he was a poor boy. 3fr. Adams did not remember having In lp-vd Watson.-but when the Indian partner became tired. of looking- for his partner's benefactor and demanded money for his share of the gold bricks they had brought with them, Mr. Adams, after submitting- a brick to a tesc by an United States as- sayist, whose name was found on the' hotel register, advanced which was promptly paid to the Indian and. Watson, Indian and assayist all left. I'he gold .brick did not stand a second, test. ______________ A Singular Occurrence. TIFKIX, O- Jan. large mastiff caused a peculiar accident at the Clifton, flouring mills Thursday. The dog- wasj in the engine room, and in trying to catch a rat he was caught by tho maiu belt and carried into the drive which was broken into pieces. The ma-' ehinery stopped, and when the cause was investigated the dog was found spat- tered all over the engine room, and in" the jaws of the amputated head was found the rat as dead as the dog. Elcvrntli Train Koblier. O., Jan. (Jeorge Cald-A-ell. of the X. Y.. P. O.' railroad, has landed his eleventh pris- oner in jail here in his work of breaking- up a gigantic system of robbery oa lhat road. Kinnano Wren, of this alone arc said to have lost bj theft The prisoner is John McPherson. formerly a freight brakcnjan. Ho -xzs arrested at Buffalo. Y.. on a of stealing two bolts of cloth at Enoo, this county, rained at to llwlr Tenn_ Jan. Wbr-n a load o' North Carviina for Arkansas. Tbnradar nig-ht, tbor tbat and at tbr ba4 tbeai ia cbarr- that tbe bad for -Tan. iam H. Cretchcr. one of the in central Ohio, died sud- denly Thursday b'-art Ho was a aicmber of Uie Ohio State of Health. the first two of 3t< a mcmlicr of !ho and phrsician for tie Four C. S. C. Jira. S'-clIa. Fiadlay. rx.lorHL ha< a OfScx-rs tbal sevral 3ay< a jibysiciaa bad. wnuraw iaa- tn a vac. Jaa. At TV- "V X. J_ SLTlJ ICci' may -Si'-, Sa" fnr JttM. _L