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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SAJ.EM DAILY NEWS. NO. 23. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 28. 1890. TWO CENTS. lad. i From a Trwtle by Fire. Terrible 17 aad Terror. 28. Passenger on railroad, which ight, was wrecked lile above Carmel, lies north of this imning at a rapid ling the long creek when the jumped the track, his engine, but i could check the i locomotive and the trestle, but lowing went over adies' coach im- e, and in a abort hes. Fortunately is coach, train No. to meet No. 1 at as word of the B passengers hur- went to work res- the burning car. b their eyes. In two boys and a d, but their bodies isumed. The arm gh the side of the led by those on opening was not ,he body through. >f the boy was a aia a Frankfort, tified. Her body but there was no r out of the burn- in this lady was oad Ripple, Ind. y crushed. The senger seized her desperate effort gh the window. ct, but she lived ter being taken ued, but who has )emmg, of Sheri- d to the floor by crushed. Some after a few min- the tinvbers that was removed to crack. There was and the man died ckets having been mbouses near by, subdued and the ;ommunlcating to coaches As soon 3 so, a search was ho body of a wo- s. Lizzie Fitzpat- soon found. It ip. The Oldham side by side, the oss bodies. curate list of the Ian, Ind.; crushed. oad Ripple, Ind., n, burned. 5. Oldham, burned, rushed, of Horton, Ind., oridan. Ind.. right shed and injured CONGRESSIONAL. commercial .nd bruised; right ire. injuries. tpress agent, foot ly hurt -ankfort, bruised. ndianapolLi. head :Tcrt-3y wrenched. coiiiiaer- and cut on the and back injured. In aad Uoote of WASHIHGTOM, Jaa. House bill to amplify the laws tbo ooUec- tlou of customs w is yesterday ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Finance. Mr. Hoar presented resolutions recently adopted at a mass meeting in Boston in rela- tion to the cruel deprivation of colored people in the Southern States of the right to take part iu elections Referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections. The resolution heretofore offered by Mr Chandler calling on the Attorney General for the report of the United States Marshal for the Northern district of Mississippi, concerning, the maltreatment of Henry J. Vaunce, at Aberdeen, Bliss the roofer who cut down the efflgy of See- Proctor and was afterwards whipped and d -iveu out of town for so doing, was taken up and Mr addressed the senate. He m sisted that Congress had no ]unsdiction over the subject, but felt warranted in sayng that affair was simply the wanton conduct of a few persona, and that it was disapproved by the community in which it occurred. Mr Ingallsaaid he had no comment to make on the eulogy pronounced on the people of Ab- erdven by Mr. Wai thai! except to say that it was In evidence that 300 or of them stood be fore Faunce when he was castigated, without a protest or any altem1" interfere. Mr. George chall- Senators on the Re publican side to f 'a clause in the Con- stitution which autho a the Federal Govern- ment to take jurisdiction of crimes committed within a State and not against the laws of the State. Mr. Hoar thought that In this case it was not necessary to enter on that floatable crnunfl Tt was within the const tutional powers of the Eta- ate to Inquire into every trj.iisai.tiou that place wlthm the limits ot the country. Mr. Reagan condemned the oulrage at Aber- deen, but denied the right of the Government to take cognizance of it. Without action the resolution went A message from the President transmitting a report from the Secre- tary of State concerning the Chinese was pre- sented and referred and after a short executive session the Senate adjourned "f T" n'-> a resolution, which was referred congratulating 1 the people of on tbeir juoi .md peaceful assumption of the duties and responsibilities of government; declaring that the United States of Brftzil is recogniyed the United States of America as a free, sovereign and inde- pendent republic and providing that the Presi- dent shall give proper notice of this recognition to the President of the United States of Brazil. Mr McKmley, fiora the Wajs and Means Committee, reported and the House passed division a bill amend ng the tariff act of 1883 so as to Impose a duty of fifty per cent, on silk ribbons (The bill is simplj for the pur pose of correcting an "rror in the act of Mr- Lehlbach of New Jersey from the Civil Service Reform Committee reported a resolu- tion, which was adopted, directing the commit- tee to fnvestijite tho of evasion pre ferred agamit the Civil Service Commission and to examine and report upon the practical nork ings of the system The House then in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to consider the bill appropriating 000 for the erection of three tTm'ed States Srisons and for the imprisonment or United. tates prisoners After some discussion the committee rose, reported the bill to tne House and it was passed, after which the House ad- journed. A COSTLY FIRE. Government Loses S100.O0O by the Burning of Shops at the Ktttery Nary Yard. PORTSMOUTH, N. n Jan -23 largest fire that ever occurred at the Kittery navy yard started Monday morn- ing in the boiler room of the" building Jfo. 45, occupied by the construction and repair department as machine and iron plate shops The fire quickly extended along the shafting and oily timbers into building No 46 occupied as a futtock mill, and the workmen were obliged to drop their tools and jump through the windows to escape. A general alarm was rung in and four steamers belong- ing to the navy yard were quickly on hand. Despite the efforts of the depart- ment and the marine guard the fire ev> tended into the machine shop and help was then called for from this city. The steamer and a hose company were immediately sent over the ferry and with these reinforcements the fire was confined entirely to the two buildings. Tbe two buildings were built in 1845 and constructed in pillars being set upon a heavy foundation and the rest of the building constructed of wood. During the war the buildings -were remodeled and connected together, making a build- ing 400 feet in length and 65 feet in width The loss is expected to reach The building with its contents was entirely destroyed. tlnllden' ST. PAO_ 3Hnn.. Jan. Xa- tion.-U Builders" Association bejfan its annual meeting here Monday. Tbe as- sociation was called to order by presi- dent E. E,, of tbisciiy. wuode- livort'd his annual address. Attheaftcr- "session tho reports of the treasurer aad were read. Resolutions favori-f national aad local organizations of employers and employes wero re- fcrwd to the on resolutions. It thought that such an act aprcTcntire to on the in aj] fciTf anj Car A. Noli., -'an. A ccurred on a sub-committee to roport at tho meeting on Tuesday of next week. It is likely the bill will reported to the Senate next week and taken up immediately In response to a Senate resolution the Secretary of the Interior has sent to the Senate a letter from the Indian Commis- sioner in relation to the condition of In- dians at the La Pointe agency in Wis- consin. The Commissioner informs the Secretary that many of these Indians are destitute and suffering, and calls at- tention to the report of Indian Agent Leahy, heretofore transmitted to Con- jress, with the recommendation that an appropriation of be made to re- lieve their necessities. The Ways and Means Committee yes- terday con tinned the work of preparing a tar.ff bill, The cotton schedule of the Senate bill was taken up and passnd, with the understanding, however, that it should be subject to change. The cotton schedule of the Mills bill was submitted by the Democrats, but the committee refused to adopt it. Excellent progress was made on the new code of rules at a meeting of the House Committee on Rules yesterday. The members of the committee expect to finish their work in a day or two and the chances are in favor of the submis- sion of the new code to the House some time this week. BURLED IN SNOW. a LDLE IBON WORKERS. Dischnrgefl for .Joining a Labor Organization The Trouble BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 2S Saturday night about 100 pnddlersof the Birming- ham rolling mill organized a lodge of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers. Yesterday the men who joined the lodge were discharged, whereupon the other employes in the puddling departmont quit work. The position taken by the company is that it will not allow the mill to be brought under the Association rules. The mill is idle and nothing has been done as yet looking toward a solution of the trouble. Tho mill employs altogether tnen. bat the trouble so far is confined to tho Tjuddlers" department. SEATTLE- Wash.. Jan. The effects of the snow fall on railroad traf- fic during the past month has bwn un- precedented in experience of oM men in Motion. Tbe to the public has prcat ar- rito the PacJflc from to tt-n late. The Colorado A cxm no for two Xortbrra Tacific in A jrrat of trarel cowt BAN FBAKCUCO, Jan. M Mtftbliahed foe fthort time Smaday nifhk between SaorftmeBto thtfTruckee offloe OB Aide of the Sierra It was learned that the HKFW the latter place was stxttem 'deep on the track. The late rains, followed by had traaa- fonoed thia into ice, which will have to be chopped out or ahoveled away by haai. The situation on the road to Orefon remalBS the same. iVom Coluaa, in the western part of the 'Sacramento valley, reports come farms for twenty-two notth and south of there are covered witfc water to a depth of from two to six feet. The losses throughout the State can not yet be approximately estimated, bof will be very great. On the South- ern'Paciflc system the main lines are now open as far as Sacramento and to points of equal distance in the" San Joa- qnta valley. DowimcvTULK, Cal., Jan. howuM in ten miles from here, WM buried by a snowslide during Sunday and two of its inmates killed. Fear prevails in Sierra City ol another slide. Many families have abandoned their homes and have taken refuge in the lower tunnel of the Butte mike. Two houses here are reported to have been crushed in by slides. A Chinaman started from Sierra City to his cabin, about a mile distant, but losl his way in the deep snow and perished. A BIG SHORTAGE. ia Iwinjf over tbr Canadian wbJrh arrpwars to find in fljwa aad on Defalcation of Lonnsberry. the New Post-office Cashier, to WKW YORK, Jan. 28. Postmaster Van Cott vesterday held a long and secrel consultation with Inspector Wheeler, United States Commissioner Shields, Assistant District Attorney Rose and -Appointment Woods, who temper anly occupies the position of cashier, lately held by Mr. Loun sherry, whc suicided. After the conference Van Cott said: "I expected to be able make a full statement to-day in regard to the defalcation and give the exact figures of the deficiency. I find, however, tljjat T shall not be able to do so until postmaster would not state the caiise of the delay and said further thai hi had instructed the heads of various departments under him and the Federal officials engaged in the invest! ggtion to say nothing more about a-jfairjrntil he was ready to make public his statement. In spite of the post- master's retioenoe, it has leaked out that the total amount of the deficiency is about of which is the value of the missing stamps. BrJra's Opinion of Victoria and Tennle. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Ja.n. 28. The Sen tinel publishes an interview with Belva Loc wood, the celebrated woman's right; in which she denounces the courle that has been pursued by V tona Woodhull and Tennie Claflin in England and rebukes them for immoral ity. She States that Mrs. Woodhull once admitted to her that she had lived with Colonel Blood for eight years when her own husband was living. Mrs. Lockwood thinks these two women are too well known to conceal their true from the English people. LOOMS From an Work. CHILLICOTHE, 11L, Jan. The' Browning House, a large three-story hotel kept by J. T. Blackburn, was par- tially destroyed by fixe Sunday. The fire was work of an incendiary. The building was valued at 910.000 and was insured for half that amount. Land- lord Blackburn's loss on furniture and fixtures is insurance, S2.-100. R. L. Seay's hardware stock was damaged by water insured for 33.500. Hirsch A Sherman, stock ruined by water; loss insurance _ tm m MONTREAL. Jan. 28. Fire was discov- ered Sunday in the third floor of tb the corporation treasury to erect a town hall, mayor's office and vimge lail. Bills introduced as follows: Making it a misdemeanor to keep a dog on which the tax IB not paid; providing lor a commission to select a system of school bookb which shall be adopted uniformly throughout the State and supplied to the people tinder contract by the publishing house, bids having been made for the exclusive publication of the book. Gov- ernor Campbell sent the following appointments to the Senate for continuation: Samuel A. Conldin, M D of Stark County, to be a mem- ber of the State Board of Health, to fill the va- cancy occasioned by the death of W. H. Crctcli- er, M D of Logan County; C. ST. Schmick, of Columbiana County, to be a trustee of the Cleve- land Asylum for the Insane, tor the. tenn expir ing April 8, 1891, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of John Tod, ot Cuyahjga County. The Senate then adjourned. A few petitions and memorials were presented, and a resolution was offered provid- ing for a committee to investigate the cost of putting an electric light plant in the Capitol building. Bills introduced: Authorizing tho commissioners of Coshoctou County to out and grade county roads and levy a special tax ot HO. 000 a year for five years; to authorize tho commissioners of Belmont County to improve the Bellaire and Glencoe road, to repeal the law passed last winter compelling the commission- ers of Van Wen County to recognize the county surveyor, authorizing the commissioners of Crawford County to construct a free turnpike and levy a special tax of one half mill on gen- eral tax duplicate and tweaty-flve per cent, of the cost on property within half a mils of tha pike authorizing the village of Arcanum and Morn township. Darke County, to issue in bonds to complete and furnish a town hall; to authorize Gahenna, Franklin County, an in- dependent school district, to issue JSOO bonds to complete a school house; making ap- propriations for the three qujiters of the nscal year ending November 15, 1880, and the first quarter of 1891. authorizing Cincinnati to issue OUO four per cent bonds to build waterworks Ing widening of roads m Guy ahoga County, for a modified form of the Australian ballot sys tern; to increase the salary of members of the Legislature from KOO to 200 And prohibit railroad passes to prohibit candidates for office from contributing more than ten percent, of tfeelr annual salary for campaign purposes; to authorize Thornville, Perry to issue bonds In B 500 for a town hall and submitting the proposition to a vote passed A Case. SPJHNOFIKLD, O Jan. 28 police have stumbled upon a new theory in the Jones murder case. Ever since his ar- rest Jones has had periods of depres- sion, iff which he states there is a phaso to his killing of Ben Davis which he not reveal. A policeman claims to have obtained a confession from Jones that he was recently implicated in the murder of an old man. from whom was taken. The police are reticent about it, and are working on a number of clues. One story is that Davis was concerned in the alleged murder and Jones killed him to keephis mouth shut. Peculiar Accident. Jan- The big four train which arrived in this city Monday morning met with an accident at GVaf- ton. A train of flat cars loaded with logs was backed upon a siding to allow the passenger train to pass, when one of the logs swung around and became fas- tened in such a way that it struck one of tho car windows and tore out half the side of the coach. W. T. Clark was ono of the passengers and received several bits of glass in the face. Other passen- gers were more or less cut by the glass. Rnmor Which m Scare. COT.TJMBUS, O.. Jan. 2S. Great excite- ment was caused hero Monday by a re- port from the gas fields of Thurston. Fairfield County, from which Columbus is supplied, that the big the Lamb farm had given away and that tho escaping gas bad canght fire and the whole country was burning. The report was exaggerated, though gas did escape. The farmer owning the land was fright- ened and offered to jfive his farm away. yinc be did not ca.rc to fara UM> Jaa. Sunday Hevard. a FreachmatL O-. Jan. 2S. Charles Axbcraft, of the who es- caped from tii'' penitentiary at Colum- bun ihrc-e ago. was tured at his bon? Saturday night by Daniel Svyat. wm< tip Trotn this cxisnvr lor and. as one at tmtiarr. wan cirrn trfaich biw with two of wait" a es- cape. HARDSHIP AND DISTKESS Follow tit tko of Prompt fur L.ght OB the Coast of England. LONDON, Jan. Gradually the rerity of the recent storm is izod in the daily additions which are be- ing made to the list ot deaths from its fury, the accumulating evidences of heavy damage to or total destruction of shipping1, and the widespread injury "to property along- the inland track of the gale. Great hardships and distress are entailed upon the keepers of various lightships and lighthouses, who have not been relieved from duty lor fifteen days, and have not been supplied with provisions within that time, owing to the impossibility of sending boats to them. The necessity of affording them prompt relief to prevent them from per- ishing is now regarded as of paramount importance, and efforts will be made at once to relieve them and provision the stations. It is assumed tnat every ono of the lightships and lighthouses is in need of extensive The passengers ATho arrived at Dover Monday on the steamer Paris give thrilling accounts of their two days1 voyage from Dieppe. The vessel is in a terribly battered coalition and the pas- sengers suffered extremely from cold and hunger, many of them being ill from the effects of their forty-eight hours' ordeal. The cuttings of Man- chester canal have been greatly dam- aged by the flooding to which the ditch was subjected by the heavy 'rainfalls and the backing of water into it by tbo hurricane, and much of the work will have to be gone over again. SUNK AT THE F.4JLLS. Loss of the Steamer Ohio and Her Cargo Near LouinTllle. and Crew Lauded In Safety. LOUISVILLE, Jan. 28. The steamboat Ohio, of the Cincinnati and Memphis Packet Company. Memphis to Cincin- nati, was sunk at the foot of the falH opposite this city last night, while com- ing up the falls channel in charge of pilot Varble and assisted byhistowboat, the Transit. When turning the bend at the entrance to the "chute" the Ohio struck part of the submerged foundation of an old mill Pilot Varble ran the boat to the Kentucky shore and her nineteen passengers and crew were landed in safety. She now lies on her side in eleven ieet of water. In addi- tion to her passengers the Ohio had a cargo of general merchandise. The loss of the cargo will be total. DESTITUTION AJnpTWAKT. Frightful Condition of Afltetra Among Farmers In South Dakota. Htmox, S. D., Jan. There are hun- dreds of people sitting in the farm houses 011 these snow covered plains, go- ing mad from want There is a pressing need for relief, as starvation is staring hundreds of poor in the face. One farm- er who expressed the belief that he was much better off than many others, baid: "We have something to eat, hominy and a little pork. It won't last long and we have to be careful of the coal, but the worst is the stock. We have not got a thing to feed the horses and cattle. Can't sell can't feed them. Stock is going to die by the thousands unless we get something for them to eat. We won't have horses to plow with in tho spring and there is no seed to sow." Ravages of a Mysterious ST. PETEKSBCRG, .Tan. 23. Advices from Askabad state that Persian "Khor- assan is ravaged by a mysterious stomach disease from which 3.000 per- sons have already died. In Meshed 100 persons died daily from the malady, bet the death rate there has now somewhat lessened. Physicians arc very few and are becoming prostrated from ork. Tho nature of the disease can not be as- certained. AH oa lee. BOH. X. Y., Jan. 3S. Tho speed committee of the National Ama- teur Skating Association will call tho races to-day. It is conceded that tho ice- is not in condition. Tho commiJtee states that should they fail to aecare ire they will postpone from day today until such tine as there it ico and notify all ea- to in readiness at a Lech -fan. The British ship Moidart. Captain from Hamburg. is ashore at Holland. Thirty of went "Terbaard after struck Mid ftll Two who to the Aty BBtil rtrt tefan H c hai 3 1 rjrr N. Jan. SS. with VeriBn. aliw words a fcatfr and it -At a Ntnd'a. T Jan. j OJ iCfct i Fair i. K- .n a TTT" a frwrv