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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE SAI.EM DAILY NEWS. NO. 71. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY, MARCH 25. 1890. TWO CENTS. COXGKESSiOXAL. la PERILS OFTHE RAIL. RAVAGES. Work of Stoim to i the Bepablteaa te Their Seats aate. Action of tfce CBB- i report Senate Committee g the seating of i Thomas C.JPow- ntestants for seats [ontana, was pre- resterday by Mr. prefaced by the ases on each side and argued upon and not merely on Bd by tbe certift- c of the Secretary Lmittee therefore sported upon the srits. ;he four Senators e elected by sepa- each claiming- to of Montana, the two bodies were By the cocstitu- House of Repre- Lf ty-fi ve members, t are a quorum. whose title to sit jresentatives and iings no question ith five persons e part as Repre- jounty of Silver lall at Helena, at i constitution for egislature and or- uditor, who is re- tion to preside at ;be House, called presided till a persons, of whose se of Repressnta- 3 Representatives ogether with five g to be entitled so 3 Representatives liver Bow, met at time fixed by the eeting of the Leg- there. The whole upon the question af five persons was e House of Repre- county of Silver organization and ,vn to, and includ- >n of Senators." iew and discussion stated that the ipon the honesty action at Precinct County. If the ae rejected, states Republicans were ed, tho five Demo- he committee de- i held at Precinct al and fraudulent from the records ted facts furnished id Meginnis, the ts. rt. which will be >r Gray, sets forth ue Legislature of f the Senate and Lhe court house in the Senators and s of the House of eof held a joint .-ciion o' a United hich a majority of the Lcjrisla- WASHINGTON, March SerermJ petitions from Massachusetts and Missouri presented yesterday protesting against rati- fication of the extradition treaty with Russia. The reports on tbe Montana Senatorial case were presented. bill declaring unlawful trusts and combinations m restraint of trade and production was taken up and Mr. Turpia Mr. Pugh spoke briefly in support of the hilt The amendment offered by Mr. hit Anti-Trust bill, was the first question to lie voted on. Mr. George regarded the amend- ment M he did the hill as utterly without war- rant la the Constitution, but thought the amendment more efficient than the bill and would vote for it. Mr. Teller said he was in full sympathv with the of the bill. He was inclined to vote for tbe bill, although he was cot sanguine of ita accomplishing the purpose for which it was in- tended, and he doubted very much, whether any benefit would be derived it. Unless States took hold of the questteft andlsuppressed these trusts by limiting ine amount o that can be aggregated ia any trouble would continue. of capital corporation, the The drifted from Mr. Reagan's amendment to Uiut oilc-r'd bv Mr. Ingalls (aimed at dealings in futures and Mr. Sherman opposed it as not m harmony with the referring to an ent rely different mat- ter, as proposing a tax i .vi mh co.ild not origi- nate in the Senate) us not having been con- sidered by a committee He also opposed Mr. Reagan's ametidia' nt tuck had not been con- sidered by any comm pleaded for the passage of the bill as reported from the Financa Committee. Mr. Vest objected to the bill because it would affect nothing, because as a lawyer he believed that tho Supreme Court would not entertain it for a moment, and because it was "sound and fury, sipnifjiag aoth'ii'r Mr. Htacock and Mi Te ler spol-c against the hill, and Mr Tellsi remitting it to the Judiciary Committee. The bill went over with- out action and after a soort executive session the Senate adjourned. Cannon reoorted a resolution, which was adoptjd. the AVotldsFair bill aspeualo.derfor th's morning after the reading of the journal, the previous question to he considered as ordered at four o'clock. The Urgent Deficiency bill was reported back Trith certain Senate amendments, were non- concurred In and a conference ordered. Matters portainine to the District of Columbia were then considered. The Senate bill appropriating to esUblish the Rode Fubbc Parti debated in Committee of the "Whole until five p m. and then pending action on the bill the House adiourued. COURT-MARTIAL ENDED. Cincinnati From the Visit of Another Flood. Lower Part of tto City Completely Submerged-Factories, Dwelling and Stores Abandoned. Lieutenant Steele in His Own Behalf and the Case Seems Certain. CHICAGO, Jklarch the Steele court-martial reassembled Monda morning Lieutenant Steele took the Stand. His testimony was a corrobora tjon of that already given and his frank and open manner created a Idvorabl impression. He admitted that he strucl Wild in the face, but said that the lat tor's manner was so insolent and insult- ing that he (tbe witness) lost his temper. Captain Phelps. of the Eighth cavalry, testified that the building upon which Wild refused to work was Government property and produced the regimental roster, from the records of which it was shown that Wild had been regularly de- tailed to perform the work that he had refused to do. On cross-examination witness said thatin .twenty years' serv- ice on the frontier he had never been brought into contact with a better officer than Lieutenant Steele. Counsel Crowther in summing up pleaded justification, on the ground that an officer was expected to maintain dis- cipline under all circumstances. He ex- hibited a dime museum show bill, issued in St Paul, in which Wild was described as "The people's man whc dared to stand up for the right" Judge Advocate Murray briefly responded and tho case was given to the court. Owing to the death of General Crook the ver- dict will be sent to General Schofield at Washington. Feet Of Water In the River and Stesxilly TraMc From the Mississippi Floods. CLSCIXXATJ, March river is still rising at the rate of two inches an At one o'clock Monday afternoon .t reached fifty-seven feet two inches. The Central Union passenger station has >een abandoned by all the roads center- ing there and all freight has been re- moved from the depots to points of safety. In the business portion of city merchants who had hoped to replace the goods lately washed out of their cel- lars are moving- wares from tho second floors, and express wagons are in con- stant demand to carry merchandise to places out of the water's reach. The situation in Newport, Ky., is dis- couraging. Twenty or twenty-five fam- ilies are homeless new and if the river rises to sixty feet this number will be increased to hundreds. Sixty-five feet will render one-third of the people in that city homeless. At the barracks the commandant has made all preparations to move his family as soon as the river reaches sixty feet. The Addyston Pipe Company, the American Bolt and Nut Company, and the Anchor rolling mills have shutdown. The Licking rolling mill in Covington, employing 300 men, have closed on ac- count of the flood. The stage of the river at eleven o'clock last night was fifty-eight feet and two inches, and rising. Four barges of coal belonging to the steamer John A. Wood broke loose last evening and drifted down the river, striking one of the piers of the Newport bridge and sinking all of them. The loss will be about SS.OOO. ARKANSAS CITY, Ark., March river is still rising and is nineteen inches above the high water mark ol 1882. The levee at Chicot City, above here, has broken. This town will prob- ably be entirely inundated by noon to day. Many people have left and others are preparing to go. MUXKOE, La., March is partly inundated and will be wholly sc if the water rises one and one-half feel further. The water is still rising. HELEXA, Ark., March rivei lacks two feet of high water mark. A rapid rise is expected during the next The water in. White riyer ia higher than ever known before. GREENVILLE, Miss.. March water from Offutt crevasse continues tc rise and it is feared that trains on the Louisville, Now Orleans Texas rail way will have to be suspended. COLUMBIA, S. C., March fury of Saturday's cvclone was principally felt in Sumter. Every house was to its foundation, roofs were .carried away, fences demolished and trees up- rooted, Ida Richardson was killed by a falling bouse; two men, un- kmown, were fatally injured and many persons were badly bruised and cut MathlesMB's machinery depot was de- molished and two large sheds of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad were blown down, and the Baptist church, the jail and a factory are badly damaged. The bridge over Broad river, on the Spartansburg, Union Columbia rail- road at Shelton, was blown off the piers into the river and completely demol- ished. An unknown man standing on the bridge was carried with it In Chester County the tornado did great damage. Several small villages are also badly wrecked. At Edgemore the Dutch Reformed Church and railroad depot were blown down. At Blackstockthe academy build- ings were destroyed and several smaller structures blown down. One woman and several children are reported fatally injured. In Orangeburg County many houses were unroofed. In this city the immense ventilating roof of the State penitentiary was torn from its position and thrown down upon an adjoining building. A score of convicts narrowly escaped death. It is reported that the town of Prosperity has been swept away, but as the wires are down nothing can be learned. Torn and twisted trees mark the path of the storm and it is feared that immense damage has been done. _______ Recent Occurrences in Different Sections of Ohio. BCKGLAK SHOT. Chi. Fatal the legislature of tho hirti the afl Jiy Ihc r-jr 1 to Kob Laundry and Wound. WASHINGTON. March Brown, alias George Carter, colored, was shot and fatally wounded shortly after midnight Monday morninar by Lee Quong, a Chinaman, who charges that lirown was trying to rob the laundry of Hing- Lee. Urowa had forced an en- trance to the laundry throup-h a door and makinir his way to tho cash drawer in the frontof the huildinp. Qisonj? sleeping in estab- lishment and. being awakened br lie. colored siaa. drew a pistol and Sriajjai intruder. TV- Srst strarV Urwsrn jn 'bo> rnifldle of was MURDER ON A STREET CAR Jealous Husband Shouts a Conductor, IVhc Dead With Five In HU of the Criminal After ai Exciting Chase. ST. Louis. March M. Ea glish. a discharged street car conductor yesterday afternoon shot and killec James A. Fitzgerald, who was the con ductor in charge of a westbound car ot the Washington street line. English who had been drinking sligbtiy. boarded the car at Ninth street and gruffly saio to Fitzgerald: in dorA yot teach your driver to stop for g-onlle- men.'" Fiizgeral-J replied pleasantly, but English began abusing him. accus ing Fitzgerald of improper intimacj with his (English's) wife. When the cai reached Twenty-fourth street rear j suddcnlr drew a revolver and at who fell to the rea! platform English sprang through the car. whjcfc was occupied hr wcTeral ladies and chil MADE A BIG KICK. Newfoundland Citizens Greatly Over the Way iu Whioh the Lobster Fisheries Question Settled. HALIFAX, N S., March from Newfoundland show that the peo- ple are greatly excited over the modus vivendi negotiated between England and France in regard to the lobster fisheries. The chief objection seems to be that it was negotiated without the knowledge or consent of the govern- ment of Newfoundland, and that it is therefore an insult to the dignity of that colony. The Herald, the organ of ex-Premier Sir Robert Thorbun. who enacted the bait act, which brought on the present crisis with France, says that tbe people of Newfoundland have been treated like cattle and that they have been auctioned to the French peo- ple at a low price._________ TO UTILIZE NIAGARA. Krabark in a Scheme to Make Out of the tower Fur- nished by the Falls. BUFFALO, N. Y., March capitalists ate at tbe point of taking out a mortgage on the water power of the Canadian Niagara Falls. An emi- nent English electrician and well- known capitalist in London are behind the scheme. The object it to get elec- tricity for transmission to cities and towns as a motive power and for light- ing purposes. The lessees are to pay 325.000 yearly rent It is stated that ex-Governor Cornell is interested in the scheme. The syndicate will be opposed by the Hamilton company, known as the Niagara Hydraulic Electric Company, incorporated in Virginia with capital._______________ Tiic Itronc. SHEN.VXWOAH. 1'a.. March of the coal plane at the Indian Kidffe colliery broke yosrcrday and a loaded ear thus lil-eraU'd dashed down the top to the bottom of the plane and Jcilk-d Michael Murtician. a..... laborer. A young aan named was severely j-jun-d. hareJy with thuir lives. THE L.EGISLATURE. Day Both of the AaMiubly. Stnott, March the Senate was called to order at four p. m. there were present In their seats seven Democratic and one Repub- lican Senator and no business could be trans- acted beyond the approval ot the journal, the reading of messages and the signing of bills. The following Mil was introduced: To author- lie the village of New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, to borrow for tbe purchase of ad- ditional cemetery grounds. The Senate then adjourned. House had a fair attendance when It met at four p. m., but it required than an hour to read the journal and very little be- yond that accomplished. A number of re- monstrances against tbe passage of the Senate bill modifying the Owen Sunday closing law-were presented. These came from citizens of Lorain, Trumbull, Lawrence, Morgan Wood and other counties. Bills introducod: To au- thorize the trustees of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home to employ a resident physician; to authorize East Palestine, Co'umbiana Coun- ty, to issue bonds for fire depurtmeut purposes authorizing the board of education of Rich wood. Clermont County, to levy a special tax to repair school provid- ing that banks, in addition to the semi annual reports made in April and October, shall at the request of the Auditor of State make ihree other reports, at such times as he may direct: creating a joint sub school district in Washington township, Franklin County, and Jerome Huron County; amending the law to establish a manual train- ing school at Columbus by doinR away with the approval of tbe tax commission, to authorize tbe Counc-1 of Co'.umbus to isme m for a bridge over the traclts at Park street; 10 authori7e the school board of Archibald, Fulton County lo issue bonds for a school to autnorize the trustees of Gorham township, Fulton County, to increase the levy for road amending Section 6350 by for the sale by as- signees of perishable goods without advertising for four weeks; for the relief of certain persons In Defiance Countv whose lands were oversown by reason of t e insufficiency of drains mode by the State before disrobing of tlio swamps, and appropriating for the purpo -e. SLUU Operations. FIXDIAT, O., March Salem wire nail mills of this city, which have been closed down for the past two weeks, as have all the other mills of like char- acter throughout the country, resumed operations yesterday morning in every department. The shut-down was on ac- count of dullness in trade, causing an over production of nails. The managers of the mills deny that the shut down had any trust features and claim the closing of the works for two weeks was simply to reduce stock and limit produc- tion. __._____________ Alleged poUoner Sent Back to Jail. STEUBEXVHJ.E. O., March the application of Frank Smith for release on a writ of habeas corpus, Judge Mans- field Monday morning denied the appli- cation and remanded Smith to the cus- tody of the sheriff. Smith is under the charge of murder in the first degree for the alleged poisoning of Belle Simpson at Mingo Junction, on February 2 last. The hearing of the application com- menced Saturday morning and ended at yesterday morning. Train Crashes DriHac litto Killed Several Tenn., March -25.-Linck'g depot on North College street was scene Monday morning of a fatal rail- road accident. The northbound cannon ball on the Louisville Nashville rail- road, due here at ran into three box cars and a flat car, through a mis- placed switch, driving the cars across College street and into the waiting room of Linck's depot Alexander: Stevenson and Benjamin Daley, both colored, were killed and several othet colored persons wore injured. The killed and injured were employed by C. 8. Bush, the transfer man, and were en- gaged in loading a boiler on tbe flat oar. The freight cars did considerable dam- age to Linck's waiting room, which was filled with women and children waiting for the train. Fortunately no one hurt, notwithstanding tbe floor of room was covered with brick and plas- ter. The cannon ball train was not badly damaged. M'CAL.Li.VS DEFENSE. Evidence Submitted Showing the Bad Character of One of tlie Men 1'unUhsxt by the Commander of the Knterprlse. NEW YOISK, March the Mc- Calla inquiry yesterday private of ma- rines Stanford testified that the fireman John Walker, who was struck with a sword by Commander AlcCalla was form- erly known to Stanford at Washington as John Probey. Counsel for McCalla then submitted a record of the trial of John Probey and hisconviction at Wash- ington for incorrigibihty and committal to the house of refuge; also his convic- tion of assault and battery at three dif- ferent times, and another trial which failed of conviction for lack of evidence. Probey, alias Walker, finally enlisted, and forfeited his bail of Dr. Herndon, the ship's surgeon, testi- fied that he knew of no man having suf- fered in health from continement in straight-jackets during tbe cruise. This concluded the testimony of the defense. Arguments will be submitted in writing. The court will remain in secret session for a day or two. HOKRIBLY MANGLED. Nltro-Glycerpie Evploslou Kilts Man and Murderer PAIXESVTLI.E, O.. March The trial of Stanley C. Jones for the killing of lawyer R. R. Amidon. August 30, began Monday morning. Tbe defense sprung a surprise by offering affidavits of three physicians that Jones is insane and asked the judge to procure a jury and proceed with the trial as to Jones' sani- ty. Tbe trial was continued for three weeks. Jones will be put on trial April 2 to determine whether he is insane or not. ST. March in fit ot by Skadar aiffbt ia rrwrta al tlw Hotel. tic Arrrvted for Criminal NORWAUK, 0.. March 2o. George a Wheeling railway employe, has been arrested on charge of criminally assaulting Minnie Runyan. aged thir- teen. of this city, with intent to rape. Weston is a married man who lives in with llunyans. and all the others were absent at time. tVbwver tbe assault il was brulal. clothes lorn from Tbe was Ind., March 25. At Sweetser's Station. Grant County, Sun- day afternoon, two Roy Pritchett and William Spoece found a can of nitro-glycerino in the woods near the village and attempted to explode it by heaping leaves over it and setting them on fire. The stuff not exploding, Pritch- ett approached and began punching it with a burning stick. As he was stoop- ing over it an explosion occurred which blew out bis eyes and tore oft both arms, and otherwise horribly mangled him so that he died within a short time. Clar- ence Moore, a boy who was passing, was struck by a flying stone and seriously hurt. Spcace, who was standing at some distance, was knocked down, but not otherwise injured. Pritchett leaves a widow and several small children. Fine Hotel Burned. OMAHA, Neb., March 23. The Midway- Hotel at Kearney burned yesterday morninff and one of the guests, Henry Dealing, a theatrical man, lost his life by jumping from a fourth-story window. Tho hotel was originally built at a cost ot SOO.OO'J, but recently an annex had been added at a cost of and had been occupied about thirty days. hotel was one of the best equipped in the State. The total loss is estimated at ?I50.000. _ _ Will Follow In O'ttrien-B XEIC YonK. March Tbe suit of tbe Metropolitan Exhibition Company John M. Ward for an injunction to re- strain the defendant from playing baeo ball otbe-rs than plaintiff, was before Judge ia tbe Supreme CVrort A I of UH> tbe defense moved Ibe laint. Jtid but inti March cbildma bins as and a. with m amount tlixt net- Oiat frmn ml full TSftif Ch-.aawia x Tw-t-titT-tiitw H a" j.-'.." iti m; )l 't 1 "i T" -r, v i. Tl T i -r "T ntftMi: "Hsu imufi i y "U t f Tc-e I''. I- i in.-- T, fi-rjo r T I.M. _. f, T. v i j t .fSw-. 'MSW- V wn.Mi, to? 4, IM> irvMp, -.1 mum- 't! -taiMntv, f'-9 ii i i ;