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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE DAILY NEWS. NO. 70. SALEM. OHIO, MARCH 24. 1880. TWO CENTS. e uess Houses Ciuciunatl d. In It as to the Height flay Reach water shown on ngahela and Alle- ling; 22X feet at almost at a stand. t point reached, low anticipate a reports from up a that the water ing. Allegheny many >f business houses the river fronts 3d, but no serious >r loss of life has iew grounds of the cposition Park are atcr and no doubt for the flooding, urgh Western burgh and Sharps- ispended. river at marked fifty-fiva From all points son received that ag and it is ox- or more will come This will drive the ond street Mer- art of the city are the emergency by 3 from cellars and upper floors. The from Washington nother rain is ex- iuraging effect, it occurring Sun- Kentucky side of .etting of a skiff. eir lives. Their inney, Peter Mc- by and John Burk. ine jears of age. it in the current rch city avenue bridge lilroad Company, ill river at Man- carried away by ing to the heavy bove the ordinary I loss to the con- March ints in the moun- i show that all the 1 and still rising, rywhere. The in- is floods were never good deal of ap- ,he Tygart Valley the west fork of ry thing is afloat, tounty, on the west mty-five feet and are reports of r up the stream. at Rowlesburg en jet at Morgantown and at Phillips, on the river is very rate of a foot an March stand for twenty- again. The s rising slowly but hes of the point i work of stopping will have to cease Fluntington and all 3 here as far up as and the The feeling here is ANOTHER VETERAN GONE. Death of General Robert C. Soldier and Diplomat. WASHISOTOX, March 24. Genera! Bobert C Schenck died at bis home at last evening of pneumonia, after an illness of but five days. General Schenck was in the eighty-first year of his age, and his career as a soldier, Congressman and diplomat was a remarkably busy one. He was born in Fort Franklin, O., October 4, 1S09. He was first elected to Congress in 1843 and served four terms until 1S51, when he was sent by President Filmore as Minister to Brazil. When the Civil War broke out he promptly offered his serv- ices and was one of the first Brigadier Generals appointed oy President Lin- coln, his commibsion bearing date of May 18, 1861. He served with distinction as brigade and division commander until Decem- ber, 1864, when he resigned to again re- sume his seat in the Bouse of Repre- sentatives.. General Schenck was re- elected in '64, 'GO and 1SOS, and during his last four terms in Congress filled a number of important positions in the House and rendered distinguished serv- ices as chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs and of the Ways and Means Committee. In December, 1870, he was appointed Minister to England by President Grant. his post as Minister in 1S7U, General Schenck re- turned to Washington, where ho has since resided. FILLED WITH LEAD. IN DEAT1 Tributes to Lato Crook. His Old Companions in Arms Tori Out En Masse at the Funeral Services. FOUXP GUILTY. oT Xew Tork't Bh IB NotorlotM h Victim. cii F. who made such a iust fate in the cellar, died e twelfth victim, ider the ruins for the last to be taken c discover" of his ted the operation? id waited patiently to be chopped :hts to be liftcdbo- icai-ed. Attempt to Murder a Vounjc M.m Itcsultj In Death for the NOKWICU, Conn., March town, a mill village eleven miles from this place, was tho SCGHR of a homicide Saturday night. Ira E. Briggs, the twenty-five-year-old son of Ira G. Briggs, a well-known manufacturer of that place, was in the furnace room of his father's house when Samel R. Green, the hired man. entered and with an oath said: "I have you just where I want you; now I'll cut throat." As Green reached for his knife young Briggs drew a pistol and sent a bullet into Green's body on the left side. Green still went toward Bfiggs and he fired three more shots, one soing into his throat, one grazing his left cheek and one entering his brain through the left eye, killing Green instantly. Green was thirty-six years old and had worked for Mr. Briggs for a year and a halt. Tho coroner re- ports it a case of justifiable homicide. Briggs gave bonds in the sum of for trial. _______________ DESTRUCTIVE CitASH. Collision Between Trains on the Old Col- ony Kallroad Causes a Bad Wreck and Injury to Several Kmployes. CONCORD, Mass., March worst railroad wrwk in this vicinity for a long time occurred Saturday night at Concord Junction, on the Old Colony railroad. A southbound ice train which was standing in the yard was ran into by another freight train from Lowell, which was going in the same direction. The engine and several cars on the train from Lowell were totally demolished, also the caboose and several cars on the ice train. The wreck took fire and burned for several hours. Charles C. Blodgett, a fireman, was badly injured. William Hunt, fireman, was serionsly injured. F. P. Chamberlain, engineer, was buried iu the wreck, but escaped with slight injuries. The other train- men escaped by jumping. Strange Request Followed by Suicide. BALTIMORE, March Katie A. Donovan, whose body was picked up in the river Friday, had called upon the physician in charge of the University of Maryland, and offered her body to him after death for the benefit of science. He refused to listen to her, and she then besought him to kill her then and there, and to make an autopsy of her body for the advantage of all future womankind. Getting nosympathy from tho doctor she left him and went direct to the river and drowned herself. Immense toss by Pmlrie Fires. WICHITA, Kan.. March prairie fire broke out Sunday morning fifteen milts northeast of here and devastated twenty square miles of territory before it was'chccked. Ten farm bouses with barns arc known to hare been destroyed. Tbr total loss is estimated at Ernest Reynolds and ffis ten-year-old son were fatally burned in attempting to save their property. Several others were sorio-.isly burned. The conflagra- tion is supjvwd 'o the work of an incendiary. Eloquent Adressea by DUtincolshed Cler- gymen of to the In Maryland. CHICAGO, March closing chap- ter of the record of Major General George Crook's connection with the Wesi was written Sunday morning, when relatives and friends, comrades and ex- comrades in arms, gathered from far and near around his bier in the parloi of the Grand Pacific Hotel to breathe a final farewell to all that is mortal of the great Indian fighter and then to escort the remains on the first stage of the journey to the grave in Maryland soil. All night long the casket was guarded by a detail of officers from Western posts who had been summoned here by the late General to serve upon thi Steele court-martial. At six o'clock the help in tho hotel, with whom General Crook had been very popular, paid their last tribute of respect to his memory; and shortly after- wards the doors were opened to the pub- lic. From this time on until one o'clock a steady stream of people of both sexes, white and colored, millionaires and la- borers, filed past the casket, which was surrounded with a large number of ex- quisite floral tributes. 'Che services were conducted by Rev. McPherson, Presbyterian; Her. Dr. Locke, Episcopalian; Prof. Swing and Rev. Dr. H. W. Thomas. Ex- President Hayes and Judge W. Q. Gresh- am, representing the Loyal Legion, oc- cupied seats at the foot of the casket, with General Devole, of Kansas City, who succeeded General Crook in the Thirty-sixth Ohio during the war, on their right. Facing the head of tho casket were some 200 members of the Loyal Legion of this city, Milwaukee, Omaha, St. Paul and Cincinnati, to- gether with the personal staff of the late General. Eloquent tributes to the dead Gen- eral's memory were them paid by Prof. Swing and Dr. McPherson, who dwelt his faithfulness, self-denial and self-sacrifice, bis devotion to his country and his many noble attributes as a man. The addresses were very affecting and many of the veterans present were un- able to repress their emotion. The pro- nouncing of the benediction by Dr. Locke brought the service to a close and the remains were escorted to the Balti- more Ohio depot by four regiments of the National Guard, the Loyal Legion and the Grand Army of the Republic. The procession was over a quarter of a mile in length and the sidewalks were packed with spectators. Walter Crook, of Dayton, O., a brother of the dead General, while on his way in a street car to the hotel yestorday mornincr with his brother John, was sud- denly taken ill with indications of apoplexy. He was quickly conveyed to the hotel and shortly after revived, al- though it was not considered safe foi him to be present at the services. The remains will reach Oakland, Md., where the final interment takes place, to-day. New TOBK. March At a. m. 'Sundaj the jury in the Flack consplracj 'caM brought in a verdict of guilt) against all the James A. Flack, W. L. Flack and Joseph Meeks. The jury strongly recommended clem- ency by the court The judge aaid thai aa it was Sunday all he could do thjp was to accept the verdict. The defend- ants would remain under bail of each. The jury stood eight for convic- tion, two for acquittal and two blank on .the first ballot On the second ballot all agreed. The penalty for the offense of which, the prisoners are convicted is one year's Imprisonment, or a fine of or both. It is thought the recommendation to mercy will reduce the punishment to fine only. Dilworth Choate, a New York World reporter, was found by the jury secreted behind a curtain in the room where they were deliberating. The fact was re- ported to the court. Choate was brought before the judge. Counsel for the de- fense asked that he be punished, but tho judge said there was no law covering the case. Choate was made to give up the notes he had made. lie had not spoken to the He was allowed to EXCEEDED HIS AUTHORITY. CoMnaader of Teasel tke LATEST SEWS ITEMS. NEW LABOR UNION. In the Anthracite Coal Region Organize for Mutual Protection. POTTSVTLLE, Pa., March 24. A new labor union called the Workingmen's Benevolent and Protective Association was formed here Saturday. delegates, representing tho entire an- thracite region, met and adopted lutions declaring that the condition of the miners of that roprion is largely due to the unorganized condi- tion of the masses; and that the various organizations in existence would protect and advance the common inter- ests of all if consolidated into one. Tho new order is intended to accomplish this object The resolutions favor the eight- hour movement and arbitration. The new order is to take the place of the old Miners and Laborers' Amalgamated As- sociation, and the Knights of Labor. EIGHT STRONG CLUBS. n the King. 'ch with the fate al J'JH aid the Saturday he in- trsi and oa L. leak Minn.. r, a. estate ciir. suicide Stin-Ja- af Choreh. March 24. Track Walker Averts a Disaster. TROT, K. Y., March landslide occurred on the New York Centra] northbound track two miles north ol Bath. Saturday evening and the belt line train, running at a high rate oJ speed to make up lost time, was stopped within a half dozen feet of the obstruc- tion by the track walker, who, after signaling the train with his lantern, threw the lantern into the cab of the engine. The slide is twenty-fire feet in length and ten foet deep. There were eighty passengers on board the train. _______________ Destructive Cyclone. CHESTER, S. C., March destruc- tive cyclone passed over the village of Edgcmoro Saturday afternoon. Four- teen houses were blown down. A negro named James Miller was killed and sev- eral persons seriously injured. The roof of the Georgia. Carolina North- ern railroad depot was blown half a mile away. Kobinson establishment and Pickry's drug storr totally dc- njolishr-d. Edgemore's new church also destroj Indlanapolls and Washington Withdraw from the National League and the Mag- nates are Happy. NEW YORK, March Day, of the New York National League Base Ball Club, has purchased a controlling interest in the Indianapolis club, and the best of its players will be trans- ferred to New York. Washington has dropped out of the League and there are now but eight clubs in the League. A schedule for an eight club League has been arfanged, and the old League men say they are now ready to combat with the Players' League on their own level. It is not known what price was paid for tho Indianapolis club, but it is generally understood that President Brush, of that club, realized a handsome sum for his star players. Collision Causes Four Deaths. PORTAGE, N. Y., March col- lision occurred Saturday morning be- tween a passenger and freight train on the Western New York and Pennsyl- vania railroad near this station. Fire- man Hughes and brakemen Riley and Olson were killed and engineers Warner and Stoutts badly scalded. A passenger, name unknown, was fatally injured. A Rochester man had both legs cut off. Conduftor Godfrey is fatally hurt. Hardware Dealers Fall for TOLEDO, O., March a sensa- tion was created here by the announce- ment that C. H. Whitaker Co., whole- sale and retail hardware, bad made an assignment. The firm was one of the largest in this line of business in Ohio and did a large business. No cause is given, but it is understood to be chiefly lue to the unseasonable weather of the past winter. Liabilities are about 000; assets not known. to Now Making It Hot tat OMeer. WASHINGTON, March 94. Lieutenant Oommander Longuecker, of the inff abip New Hampshire, stationed at Newport, R. L, is now in trouble. matter has been called to the attention of the Navy Department, but the de- partment does not see its war clear to take any official action in the case. It seems that a sailor named Carbrey who had served on the New Hampshire had received his discharge, of which fact Commander Longnecker was ignorant, Meeting the sailor afterwards, Carbrey did not treat Longnecker with ser- vility which the Commander expected from a common sailor, and he immedi- ately caused his arrest and had him placed in double irons in the hold of the ship. Afterwards Commander Long- necker found out his mistake and had the sailor released. Civil action has been brought by Carbrey against Long- necker and the case has also been brought to the attention of Secretary Tracy. _ FIENDISH CRIME. Kleveo-Year-Old Colored Boy Cats His Mother's Off With An Axe. SOMERVILLE. Tonn., March 24. A sin- gularly atrocious murder was commit- ted here Sunday morning, the victim being Mrs. Sallie Hobson, colored, and the murderer her eleven-yerr-old boy. On her husband's return from a short walk.ta terrible sight mot his eyes. On one side of tho door lay the decapitated remains of his wife and several feet away was the head. A stick of wood on which her neck had been placed when the cutting was done showed three dis- tinct cuts of an axe. The boy was found playing with the other children, his clothing saturated with blood. He at first claimed that the blood came from a chicken which he bad killed, but at the coroner's inquest he admitted that he committed the crime. He said that his mother laid her head down on the block and told him if he did not cut her head off she would kill him. The boy has been jailed pend- ing further investigation. DETEKMENJ2D TO DIE. Pistol and Poison Uned Saceemfully by a Von 11 K Man About to be married. BALTIMOUE, March 24. The dead body of Benjamin K. Sanders was -found at Canton Sunday morning with a bullet hole in his head. A piscol was grasped in his right hand, and two empty bot- tles labeled "laudanum" were found in the poakets, which led to the conclusion that the man was fully determined to die, and used two means to accomplish that end. The suicide was a son of John A. Sanders, a prosperous farmer and oyster man residing at Madison, Dorchester County. He had been en- gaged all this season as captain of the oyster sloop Daisy M. Tall. He came to Baltimore on last Thursday night Sanders was twenty-five years of age and was to have been married next week. SWEPT BY FIRE. Ten Basinets Places at 111., In r r.-Vara In AtfMM toy 15. March JUrr. G.. started Saturday tro-srlyTiiKi from a a ixfTih of fwr Ciwdva. "Withdrew from the Trust. NEW YORK, March Bros. Veath. jewelry dealers and man- ufacturers at No. Maiden Lane, have withdrawn from the national association trf jobbers in American watches, giving u a reason that they do not care to do bnsiness at a loss. The firm has been ronr-octM with the trust since its organ- ization in 19M. This is the srcond with- within the last two weeks. HAMILTON, 111., March 24. The main business portion of this town was de- stroyed by fire about three o'clock Sun- day morning. Two negroes who had re- turned from a coon hunt discovered the fire in a new block of business houses and in a few moments the flames were spreading to adjacent buildings. The Keokuk fire department responded to a telephone message, but were unable to do any good on account of lack of water. In an hour's time ten new buildings were in ashes. The loss on buildings and goods is estimated at between and partly covered by insurance. Up, Hot Xot DMtitnte. Neb., March Governor Thayer and the president of the State Board of Agriculture have just returned from a tour of inspection in the ex- treme western counties, where destitu- tion has been reported. They found no cases of destitution anywhere. Many of the homesteaders were hard up, but not more so than in any border community, and everywhore they found a feeling that the people could take care of them- selves and r.-ould not accept aid if ten- dered. fcy FfiNB ma Farto Bartifc. Anson Elliott, who is wanted in Mor- ris County. Kansas, for forgery, hma beem wrested at Salem, Ore. Oroesbeck National Bank of Groesbeck, Cal., capital hasbeea authorized to begin business. Pitcher Pete Cpnway, of last year's Pittsburgh has signed a contract with the Brooklyn Brotherhood club. The floods which have prevailed to many parts of Italy still continue. The damage already done amounts to 000 francs. In a note to the German ambassadors abroad, Chancellor Von Caprivi inti- mates that he will continue the policy of Prince Bismarck. Forged notes amounting to half a million pesetas have been discovered among the funds brought to a bank in. Madrid from Seville. An encounter has taken place between the students at Potroffskoie, near Mos- cow and gendarmes. Two hundred stu- dents are under arrest. A letter signed by Archbishp Walsh and other prelates was recently read in all the Catholic churches of Ireland urg- ing the promotion of the new temper- ance crusade. Charles H. Mallory. head of the ex- tensive Mallory line of steamers plying between New York, Galveston and in- termediate ports, died recently at home in Brooklyn, N. Y., aged seventy- two years. The agitation among the Russian students has extended to the universi- ties of Kiefl and CharJcoff. "In all 700 students have been arrested. It is prob- able that the University of St. Peters- burg will be closed. The House Committee on Library haS authorized a favorable report on the Senate resolution appropriating for the erection of a bronze statue of Christopher Columbus at the western entrance of the Capitol grounds. Robert Mosely, colored, was hanged recently near Huntsville, Ala., for at- tempting to assault Miss Ellen Austin. He met his death within a few feet of a pit in which he had lain in wait for the woman, and was buried in it. About 500 men were in the mob. among them fifty colored men. A profound sensation has been created at Berlin by a report that Prince Bis- marck has refused to accept the duke- dom of Lauonburg and tlic decoration conferred upon him by the Emperor, and that Count Herbert Bismarck is urging the acceptance of his resignation as Minister of Foreign Affairs. The dead bodies of four negro laborers were found in the woods Blocton, Tenn., the other day. Threa of tho bodies were riddled with bullets and the head of the fourth had been severedfrom the body with an axe. An inquest was held, but it was impossible to learn how the negroes came to their death. Indians oiTthu ENSKNADA, Lower Cal., March 24. The Cocopati Indians are on the war path on the other side of the peninsula. Reports are conflicting, but it is believed that they are murdering Mexican set- tlers and fighting a'.wong- themselves. Governor Topete has sent a large de- tachment of troops over the mountains to the scene of tho disturbance. THE MARKETS. Flour, Grain Provision. NEW YORK, March 22 -MuXEY-Closed at 3 per cent. Exchange closed steady. Posted rates 4S6. actual rates 4S2tf tor sixty days and 485tf for demand. Government boiUs closed steady. Currency Cs at 118, 4s, coupon, at Wfs do nt 103'4- March 22. FLOUH. Country made at Minnesota patent at 5.25. Minnesota spring at New Xo. 2 red at Sic, new No. 3 red 75c. Cons-High m-xed at No. 2 red at 33c. OATS-Xo. 2 mixed No. 2 while at 27c, Jfo. 1 raiTod at 3So. Fancy creamery dairy at 23o. Xew York at 12c, Ohio at lie. Strictly fresh at 1 Ic. Ohio at Krysc pit bushel. Finn ana AW. Mich.. March county surveyor, was shot dead Friday aijrht In of tho ia Alnaedawhcrr vbe doctor, brotb'-r. was Tw-nily shot. The wort cxcitx-nxtnt. on bo now him. Fla., March Ten Eyck. llamm. Gaudaur and llosoict rowed a race Sunday afternoon on the St John's river at Mandarin, sixteen above city, liaudaur was bandjcappcd If on ac- count h i.r. TOII.K- Mjrrh as. fl'MI t- May a.: 10. at f- W. ai is S g Fourth Kajrtist church and Ibis Jniad. March -TV- CanViti 7." as as in 4) 3" t '--r -f I ;