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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. 22. SALEM. OHIO, MONDAY, JANUARY 27. 1890. BOOTY iw Ignored by Officials. 3es a Bad State of r York City. t Forced to Pay :al report of issioner Roosevelt recent investiga- tions of the Civil Xew York custom lie last night Mr. it in the surveyor's t large numbers of weighers were car- employed irregu- once sworn in are always in the serv- 1 from the rolls for As a result of this 5 of assistant weigh- recently, there be- erial to draw from, mporary assistant I at clerical work, ire appointed as la- ed as clerks. The es in the strongest a complete reclassi- ns service, yestigation into the .1 assessments prior lection of 1888, cov- ,his respect of the tor, surveyor and port of Xew York. 3 found that the law tely, both in letter vere no collections purposes, in any othing like politicel ted; each one was contribute to what- 3, or not to contrib- ot wish to office, under Mr. 3re were widespread ways successful ef- w by persuading or ican clerks to con- i office, under Mr, utions, as far as is nony of the twenty- amined, were uni- rats generally gave own accord, but all ks were practically r will to pay what assessments for the to wluck they -were accomolishcd by a 5m of veiled threats, t that it was com- Every method was the contributions, time avoiding the noney. By various sure was brought to >yes that in the end :d and paid their ule not charging the Ir. Beattie, ith com- g doing, says the fact acts were committed r his control. Such and violation of tbe speaks but kttle for se whose duty it was irced. The contrast the surveyor's Seattle and the naval irl, he adds, reflects and does not reflect r. observations on the cal assessments Mr. t is worth while say- ihat experience in a igationsof this sort hat the Ulk so often justice of notallov- 'voluntary contribu- iaiv in no wise prc- Body mt MUUug l-toUadclrhla Banker, J. to ol PHILADELPHIA. Jan. decom- posed and swollen body of banker Joseph 6. Dittman, who has been miss- ing since December 11, was found float- lag la the Schuylkill yesterday under the Pennsyl ania railroad bridge which crosses the river at Filbert street. AYhen the news spread throughout the city an enormous crowd of people gathered on the banks of the stream and gazed with curiosity at the body as it floated in the water, moored to a wharf. The body was taken on board a police tug and a search of the clothing settled the question of identity The gold watch and diamond ring worn by Mr. Dittman when last seen alive were found, a small amoint of money, some papers and a card which requested in the event of acoidental death that the finder of his body notify James Pitcher, secretary of the Mutual Aid Association, 303 Broadway, New York. The card in- dicated that the deceased was insured for in that association. The body was taken to an undertaker's and when an autopsy is held the funeral services will take place. Mr. Dittman on the afternoon of De- cember 11 started out for his daily drive in Fairmount Park, and about dusk his deserted carriage was found in the park with the reins broken and ether appar- ent indications of a runaway accident. Marks of carriage wheels on the bank of-the Schuylkill led to the belief that Mr. Dittman was thrown from his car- riage into the river. For several weeks a large number of men were engaged in dragging the river, but all efforts to raise the body proved unavailing. There were no marks of violence on the body when found, and whether Mr death was due to accident or suicide will prob- ably never be known. At the time of his disappearance Mr. D'ttman was president of the Quaker City National bank and a shareholder in the Shaw Music Publishing Company. SHOT AT A BISHOP. Provisions of the One Negotiated by Mr. Blalnft With the Representative of the Gov- ernment of Great Britain. Chnrcb Services Interrupted by an At- tempt to Kill a Vcuemble Prelate. PniLATJEtpiiTA, .Lin. con- firmation services at St Joan's Episco- pal church last evening, the congrega- tion was startled by the actions of an apparently demented young man, who rose from his seat in the church and fired a shot from a revolver at Bishop Whitaker, who was in the pulpit. Im- mediately there uas g-eat confusion, but it was quickly seen that no harm had resulted from the shot. The young man, who gave his name as Da.vid Alex- ander, of ZS'o. 1330 Palish street. taken into custody. He told a rambling story of the letter he had received which induced him to make the attempt to kill the-venerable Bishop. He was locked up pending an investigation of the mat- ter. Alexander is about thirty years old and was until recently a clerk in the dry goods store of bridge Jk Clothier. He says that Bishop Whit.iker's attitude on the liquor question displeased him and he resolved to kill the Bishop. Alexander is an anlent Prohibitionist. He resigned his position several weeks ago in order that his intentions rath re- gard to Bishop AYhitaker would notbring disgrace to the house. Alexander says chat after hearing a sermon preached by .o'.shop last April, in which he asserted iaat every man ought to rote according to his con- science, he entered into a correspond- ence vi ith the divine, trying to convince the Bishop that he was an enemy to prohibition and should be "removed." He has_becn waiting for a chance to get at the Bishop for some time, and hear- ing that he was to preach in St. John's church last nisrht went there determined to kill him. The prisoner states that he had determined to also remove Rev. S. D. McConncll. pastor of St. Stephen's Kpiscopal church, whose attitude on the to him. Named la It Which Not Included Treaty of 1843. WASHINGTON, Jan. new ex- tradition treaty with Great Britain, ne- gotiated by Secretary Blaine and now pending in the Senate, is given here- with in full. The treaty itself differs radically from the one negotiated by Secretary Bayard, in that it does not Contemplate, in the remotest degree, the surrender of what are called "politi- cal and also in that it adds a large list of crimes to the ones which, under the treaty of 1842, are declared to be extraditable. There was no difficul- ty, it is believed, in negotiating the present treaty, both countries being equally desirous to obtain the surrender of their embezzlers and other criminals. The provisions of the treaty are made applicable to the following additional or altering money, uttering or bringing into circulation counterfeit or altered money. larceny, obtaining money by false pretenses; receiving money or other property, knowing the same to have been embezzled, stolen or fraudulently obtained. made criminal by the laws of both countries. or subornation of perjury. abduction, child stealing kidnaping. house breaking or shop breaking. or conspiracy to revolt on the high seas, wrongfully sinking or destroying a vessel at sea or attempting to do so; assaults on board a ship on th> high seas. and offences against th lawsof both countriesfor the suppression of slavery and slave trading. FAMOUS TRIP ENDED. Mlits Xellie TJly Completes the Clrcalt ol the Globe In Serentr-Tiro Days and Is Accorded an Reception. NEW YORK, Jan. Nellie Bly, the New York World's globe circler, stepped from the tram m the Jersey City station of the Pennsylvania railroad Saturday ifternoon. Her actual tima in making the circuit of the world, as computed by three official time-takers and verified by the World's announcement, wasseventy- two days, six hours and eleven minutes. number of ladies and gentlemen, mostly newspaper people, met Miss Bly it Philadelphia and formed a party of 2scort to this city. The station in Jer- sey City was crowded with people long before the tram was due, and Mayor Cleveland and other officials were there to receive Miss Bly. When the lady ilighted she found herself in the midst an enthusiastic crowd which the po- lice had hard work to separate. Mayor Cleveland tried to make an ad- Iress of welcome, but the crowd kept pressing in so closely that it w as post- poned. The cheering was continued un- til Miss Bly had taken passage for New York over the Cortlandt street ferry. This was accomplished only by two of aer escorts carrying her the length of the platform. On the trip across to New York every tugboat and steam craft sa- luted the ferry-boat. At Cortlandt stree' tremendous crowd had gathered Miss Ely's way to the World office was one of and flowers. At the World office Miss Bly held a short re- ception. She is in good health and ipirits. __ _ a FUM4 FT. SMITH, Ark., Jan. A TerlUble robbers' care has been discovered in the mountain fastness of the Flint district, in the Cherokee Nation, and the robbers themselves are now behind the bars of the United SUtee jail in this city. [krantry stores and post-offices along the border have been burglarised for a year past, and many persons have been robbed on the public highways of the Cherokee Nation. All efforts to identify or capture the robbers failed. A hunter accidentally found a cave in the mountains last Tuesday, and was surprised io find it well stored with a variety of goods and miscellaneous sup- plies, guns, saddles, fire-arms and the like. He saw at once that he had stum- bled upon a robbers' cave, and so re- ported to the authorities. The place was searched and nearly three wagon loads of stolen goods found, among them a quantity of postage stamps and decks of' cards. A party was placed at the cave on guard, and captured Gordon Sanford and Lewis Maddux, when they came to the rendezvous. Both are young white mon, who stood well in the com- munity Tfrhere they live, and were not suspected, _ TJN WORTHY MOTIVES Alleged the for the Quarantine EatablUbed by on JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 27. Sec- retary Blaine has transmitted to Gov- ernor Francis a copy of the correspond- ence relating to the action of the Mexi- can government based on an official al- legation of the prevalence of hog chol- era in Kansas. It appears that the Minister at Washington cabled his government on the 12th ult. that the Mexican consul at Kansas City rec- a vigorous quarantine on the frontier as the hog cholera was preva- lent in -Kansas. The authorities were notified to take the, necessary steps and on the 6th inst. ten cars of bogs arrived at Piedras Negras, but after inspection were allowed to pass, a fee of SCO being collected. Americans in Mexico protest that the consul who made the report was actu- ated by unworthy motives, but Minister Ryan explains that he has no informa- lon relative thereto that would warrant his interference. A Hurricane Sweeps Over Many Building Wrecked and Railroad Travel at a Standstill. CHAUGES OF FRAUD 'referred Against an Ex-Commodore of the Confederate Second Ar- Government j liquor question was distasteful as a rale contribute HZZZZZZZZ U> hHp the po- Thlrtrra Ind.. Jan. in a saloon in the heart of the I fh tbor believe. Tbo are ___ en some per- city the or with la other words. to -do Suadaj afternoon mad bad pained when that it placed on control until thir- of principal stora bad de- atroTed. only fire rnjrine in was oat of order, and nothing could V with it. "W.-rc it not for that came tram be a Tb" total will Believed to Have AUGUSTA. Ox. Jan. The cause the shooting of Jesse Thompson, the wealthy mill owner at Midville. by Xor rell on Saturday was the removal of the latter from his position as agent anc telegraph operator at Midvillo. prcsutn ably at Tbonspvm's Xorrel was taken to Waynesboro to but a-s the parly had not at it faftred that the mur icrcr was lynched. NEW Jan. The national V- Tntm tnck. CoL. Jan. Rio Grande express via blown from tbe track Saturday and wre isjurrd. Tire wind a rwTM. two and wbieb irrr" biown from track took firr, Vnt Vr crwtt tbr traisara Cre PASTS, Ky., Jan. 27. Commodore Jrain, formerly of the Confederate navy, who was Recently arrested here by Mr. 'of Lexington, Ky., to secure 200 obtained by Brain on a draft, was again arrested Saturday on a warrant rom' the sheriff at Henderson, Ky., iharging Brain with felony. The charge at Henderson is that he fraudulently himself as agent for Bodish fe Co., of London, England, for whom he was taking options on distilleries. Jrain says that he has been in the em- >loy of the English syndicate for tbe >ast twenty-two months and that his Lrafts on them at various times have been honored. He can not understand wb.y the one made at Lexington was not. _______________ AS UNDERGROUND RIVER Floods Colorado of the Workmen. LEADVTIXE, Col., Jan. when the men engaged in a drift of the i La Plata mine had fired around of boles they were astonished by hearing a noise resembling the rushing of a mighty river, and when the smoke cleared away they saw a river Tanning out of tho drift. They barely had time to escape and in less than fire hours the mine was flooded to within 270 feet of the surface. Four thousand feet of drifts are sub- merged and thousands of feet of slopes are covered. Many think that a lake was encountered and that when the opening was made by the shots it burst through the thin barrier and flooded the mine. _______________ Death. BmwT5GB.vX, Ala., Jan. a saw mill near Pell City, thirty-fire miles east of this place, on tbe Georgia Pa- cific railroad. John Hard wick, a white sawyer, met death in a frightful man- ner on Saturday. He engaged in work about the mill at the time. Tbe engine aad SCT- tral were torn lag-. Hard- wick attempted to utrp over one of thfM aad caujrhiiu It. aad pitched fifteen hijttt to the vtf of Ml amoac aad was mm to ia To Add to the of Oat In Sweep- ing Everything Before ol T.ou of Life. DENVER, Col., Jan. terrible storm raged in Eastern Colorado all Sat- urday and Friday night. Denver streets were almost deserted from morning to night, and reports from the divide coun- try show it to be the worst storm in years. Trains on the Santa Fe, liio Grande A. Fort were moved only by gangs of section men clearing the sand which fills tho cuts from the rails. The path of the heaviest storm is down the mountains through Monument, Col- orado Springs and Manitou. A tele- phone message from Monument said that many outbuildings had been de- stroyed and citizens were moving from their houses and taking refuge in the brush. It reached a hurricane at Mani- tou. Buildings are reported wrecked and sidewalks lifted bodily and hurled through the air. To add to the ominous situation, fire has broken out in the tween Manitou and Pike's Peak and is spreading over the hills with fearful rapidity. It is only two miles from the town and a slight change in the wind would soon drive it into town and noth- ing could save the beautiful mountain resort, with its mammoth hotels and elegant cottages. Heavy explosions along the mountains in the vicinity of graders' camps on the Pike's Peak rail- road leads to the belief that the fire has reached the powder magazine. There are hundreds of men in the mountains and grave fears are entertained for their safety. TTires are also reported on the mountains east of Pike's Peak. It Is reported that the wind is unusu- ally severe on Pike's Peak and that at a railway grading camp half way up the mountain several men were killed by being blown over a precipice. This re- port, however, is not confirmed. North of Denver the storm has devas- tated the country for miles, and at Louisville, the center of the storm, many buildings were completely wrecked. At Fort Collins the new col- lege building was demolished and trains on all the lines were compelled to stop in sheltered places to avoid the storA. Reports from Idaho are that the worst snow storm of the season has been rag- lug since Friday afternoon, all through the Territory. The Utah Northern railroad is completely blocked again and all rolling stock and motive power has been ordered sidetracked until the storm is over. The Central Pacific is also in worse condition than ever. It was re- ported Saturday that the fast mail side- tracked at Shady Run for the past ten days, on which the Howard Athensem Company is. had been gotten out and that the company was on their way to Omaha to pick up their thread of en- gagements, but later advices prove this false The unfortunate train is still Stuck fast and not likely to get out for several days. Nothing can be learned to their condition. TWO CENTS. LATEST HEWS ITEMS. I by oil fmrtt Earth. T Petroleum baa been struck at town, N. Y., at a depth of 015 feet The river Shannon, in Ireland, and number of rivers in Wales have over-- flowed their banks, flooding the adjacent country. A Swiss Catholic Congress will shortly he convened at Freiburg-. will be the first convention of the kiad ever in Switzerland. The strike of the colored, laborers the lumber yards and mills at Apalachi- cola, Fla., is over. The mills will re- sume work at once. Peter Jackson, the pugilist, who ar- rived at New York recently, is in fine condition and says he is aniitfus to meet Sullivan as soon as possible. The steamer Guilford has arrived at Philadelphia. She lost two boats and the upper bridge in a gale. She passed considerable reckage off the capes. The foundling hospitals in Russia are- te be reformed. Investigation discloses that seventy-seven per cent of mates die in infancy and another ele-fen per cent before they arrive at the age of twenty-one. The London, Ont, Base Ball Club has sold third baseman Schiebeck and catch- er Kinslow to the Toledo club. Schie- beck has agreed to the transfer, but the signing of Kinslow by the Brotherhood. TII.XV interfere with his transfer to' To- ledo. A large number of Russians traveling through -Roumania ostensibly as ped- dlers, have been arrested for inciting" the Roumanian peasantry against the government. The number df Russian spies infesting the Balkan States hasin- creased of late and their presence-is causing a great deal of uneasiness to the- various Balkan governments. DEATH AND DISASTER. Many Drowned During the Preva- lence of Gale on the English Coast. LOXDOX, Jan. heavy gales prevalent in England for the past three lays have increased in violence and a hurricane is causing much damage in this portion of the island. The Menai strait is impassable owing to the furious gale. Many sailors were blown over- board and drowned in attempting the passage. The ship Irex, from Greenock (or Rio. was wrecked on the Needles Saturday and several of the crew drowned. The survivors clung to the rigging nearly twenty-four hours. The lifeboats made several daring but fruit- less attempts to rescue them. Finally a rocket was successfully firvd over the' wrerk. and by the line tbus conveyed tbe men were brought ashore late Sun- day afternoon. The steaaior Yorkshire, which has ar- rived at Liverpool from Boston, bad a tempestuous rorajre. Three of her sea- men were blown from the riffling into tbe aad two wrre drowned. Tbe tteaaxhip CnibTta. from New York, re- Toyaire the ever her oBoerx. Passengers throws down aad were bwdlj aroijwd. prohibited anyone Iran cominf f'ir bovra. Magnificent structure Horned. CrxciNXATr, Jan. Nevada building, on the southeast corner of Fifth and Sycamore streets, a magnifi- cent new seven-story structure, was com- pletely gutted by fite Saturday night. The loss on the building, which is owned by the estate, is about The total loss is estimated in- surance about The fire started j on the tffird floor, bat its origin is un- known._______________ To Examine tlic League's Affairs. Neb.. Jan. Fitzgeiald and secretary Sutton, of the Irish National League of America, left Sunday for Detroit, Mich., to attend the sessions of tbe auditing committee which is to examine aad report on the financial affairs ot tbe League from its formation to the present date. This committee meets In Detroit January 29 sittings will be open to the pub- lic. _______________ THE MARKETS. flour. Groin and ProrUtoBv, NKWYORK Jan 25 MONKY-Closed at percent Kxcbnnge closed steady Posted rates 483ft 4SI, actual rates 482J4 lor sixty days and (or demand Ooxernment bonds closed steady. Currency 6s at 116. 4s, coupon, at 12H-4, 4Hs do at CLiTBtASD, Jan. mado at t4 50, Minnesota patent at R> Minnesota spring at f3.wa4.00. No. 3 red at 83c, new No. 3 red atTSc. mixed at 3Sc, No 3 red at Sic. 3 mixed at No. 8 white at 97e, No 1 mixed at SCc. creamery at 87c, dairy at 23o. York at 18c, Ohio at lie. fresh at Ifc. per bushel. NEW YORK, Jan Uta- nesota extra at superflnt at 3 nnc at 33, citr- mUl extra at 30ft 4.50. Ito. 8 red winter at 87Hic, do at 8SJ4C. do February atflBlfc, do Mareb 2 mixed at do January at do February at do Marcb at 3 mixed do January at do February at do Marcb at 387ic. at for new. at tBJt, March KS.30. ereamerj fancy CBECSK-Ohto Oat at TftlOc. at CHICAGO. Jan. February TSSe. January at February at tUrchataoc. Janoary at February March at I, January at at KvSTSi, KIM- January aad February -4, Marcb Jan. thill and at Ste. January aad Jan. Market Mnekcn aod aad mniied at H 00. Texas tUO in the car- Ca'csV-a. A f. J jfw of by Jk. O.. KM I. a i nm', KI. xl' i- ,TJ, itcm 1 .te. Tl ___ t