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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1890, Salem, Ohio SALEM DAILY NEWS. EL NO. 108. SALEM. OHIO, WEDNESDAY. MAY 7. 1890. S am Into Pnfortnnates Cremated Point Que. r Which Snrpam the Power let In Their Frightful and llty. TE. Que., May iwers and a mass of blaz- thatisleftof the Longue asylum, and the re witnessed yesterday truction of the building orgotten by the specta- the lunatics it was a time >e; and in their delight themselves amid names r arms in turbulent sat- le ruin that was being until the walls tumbled Is were their maniacial ncarcerated in the asy- Ics. The place was more lan a hospital, and last ore than had been but many bad escaped nd woods. The number ly a matter of conjecture y to ever be ascertained, is kept than the md these were destroyed iking into consideration from firemen, half sane iters in charge, bystand- .1 observation, it is a con- nate to say that about not their death in the h some assert that the No such calamity has sbec province in time out utes before noon a tele- red in Montreal implor- The mayor at once or- to be sent. One engine pere soon started and they i the spot. They might at home, for in ley had exhausted the The fire started in the i the women's side in the i its spread was hastened ventilation shafts con- he towers. The flames blazing up through the er of each tower. When rrived the dome of one fallen and tho flames >ut everywhere, i laid on and while they >d was done, but that was space and then the hor- tton was revealed. Mean- iture and utensils were rom windows and streams poured out of the eastern male patient being left, nen it was different. The ases were treated in the d these persons were re- difficulty, but from the -where the violent pa- came the i as the unfortunates re- ts of nuns in making Lt the windows the mani- jen peering through the until they were en- flames and compelled to >ld and drop back in the emen found they were >ave the building they itteation te the inmates 6 doors with axes. Chief was such a sight as no ifore witnessed. In one there were twenty-five t his approach they hud- themselves together beasts. He seized the said the chieC. "t could te tke crowd than I could arts of one body.'1 He m -aatil the fire darted leatsa-sd enfolded them flames. One the nuns, id beta asleep in the sick ic Sfth floor aad to her three others. They seized on aad bore bcr in a staircase, but there they tav 7 reports of high waters for the better. The number of points above is still rising and the overflow necessitates tho replanting of crops. The break on tbe Southern Pacific rail- road is still unrepaired and travel is in- terrupted by Over a mile and a half of the Austin branch of the Central road is submerged. Xo loss of life has yet occurred and very little damage to property is reported aside from the loss of crops in the ground. OKI.EYNS, May from Brusley Landing, Placiuemine, St. Mary, Morgan City and other points, re- port the overflow water rising every- where .between the Mississippi river and Bayou Teche. There is but little hope for improvement in this section until the flood now coming down the river has run out. MUST STAND TOGETHER. Iowa Republ cann trteil to Support Prohibitory Law anil Not Allow Minority of the Party to Rule. DES MOIXEP, la.. May The execu- tive committee of the; btate Temperance Alliance has issued an address to tem- perance Republicans It declares that a large majority of Republicans are, upon principle, in of prohibition and that, since the amendment elec- tion in 1882, the party has steadfastly sustained the cause. "It is the address gays, "that the party and prohibition must star.d or fall together, and that the party can no more repudi- ate prohibition and t ontinne in control than the prohibitoiy law itself could survive the election of a Democratic Governor and LegislaUir0.'1 The address charges a minority of the party with seeking to overthrow prohi- bition and bring about its repudiation by the party and fears that the accom- plishment of such a purpose is near at hand. Caught Off Guard. CHEYEXSE, Wyo.. May 7.--On the Tremont cattle range, on Sunday, a half-breed named Tait accused H. N. Pierce, a -white man. of stealing a saddle from him. Tait succeeded in "getting the drop" on Pierce and forced him to ride to the Tait ranch, where _he would in allrprobability have "been" murdered. As they were dismounting Pierce caught the half-breed ofl his guard and quickly sent a bullet through his body. Tait scrambled to his feet and shot at Pierce, but missed him. Tait then ran to a clump of bushes and was dead when picked up. _ ______ Capture and Probable Lynching of a Murderer. WICHITA, Kan., May C. M. Miles. the attorney who killed Dr. Pritchard at Coldwater last week, was captured Monday ten miles south of the State line on the Cimmaron river. Miles re- fused to surrender to tbe capturing party of fifteen wen. They fired on him, wounding him in both legs, he gave up. A courier was sent back to Coldwater with the news. The courier knowing anything about a lynch- ing. but no -one familiar with the case doudts that Miles as lynched at once after his capture- To Evade the I'rohibltory Law. MASOX CITY., Iowa, May 7. It now looks as if -eron the inland cities of Iowa will establish original package saloons. Two residents of this city aro in correspondence with distillery men and have decided to handle their goods. The brewers kave agreed to defray all in case of litigation- -Fifteen licenses are now held in this city for hole-in-the-wall and boot- legging business. Latmr CwpromtvHL GKACTI R.u-ros. Mich.. May Tho between tho employing brewers and their has by a compromise ty which the weekly wage raised one dollar all around. ime is abolished- the hours of bc- atting fixwi U> the wen. and arc allowed to hire acn from otarr The arc stall out aad likely In re- Fan for JKtu. May Ida H. Mariea'Aal. Funeral Services of the KentuckiaB, Junes Beck. Held in the Senate ber at Washinfton. The Pretldent and Hte Heathen -ot Conerem and Maay Other Official Life Pay to Memory WASHDCGTOX, May after ten o'clock Tuesday morning tbe re- mains of Senator James Burnie Beck, accompanied by the Congressional com- mittee, arrived at the Capitol. The car- riages drew up at the foot of the marble stairway at the east front of the build- ing. Tbe members of the committee arranged themselves on either side of the steps. The casket was then taken from the hearse and carried by eight of the Capitol police to the marble room, preceded by tho committee, headed by Senators Blackburn and Evarts. The casket was placed in the center of the marble room and the committee retired, leaving the active act as the guard of honor. The casket was then opened and the doors of the room were thrown open to the public for -an hour and a half. A line of people passed slowly-ty the coffin, glancing in for a moment at the still face surrounded by its fragrant frame of lilies of tbe valley. At the foot of the black casket was tastefully arranged a spray of the Senate chamber some very'handsome floral pieces had been arranged on the clerk's desk. At noon Senator Ingalls called tho Senate to order and the chaplain deliv- ered a brief prayer. The cleric-then read the order of ceremonies for this day and the Senate took a recess. At Mr. Ingalls again called the Senate to order and the Senators took seats to the left of presiding officer. The clerk of the House appeared and delivered a message announcing the action of the House on the death of Mr. Beck. The assistant sergeant-at-arms then announced the House of Representa- tives. The members came in two by two, beaded by Speaker-Reed and Clerk Mc- Pherson. The membsrs of the House took seats at the right of the presiding officer. They arose with the members of the Senate to receive the Chiet Jus- tice and Associate Justices of the Su- premo Court, who, clad in their black, robes of office, took at the Presi- dent's right. The British Minister and the members of the Chinese, Japanese and Brazilian legations entered unan- nounced and took seats directly 'feehlnd the Supreme Court Justices. The President and his Cabinet came in just before the funeral procession. Dr. Butler and Dr. Bullock preceded the cortege, the honorary pall-bearers fol- lowing them. Eight Capitol policemen followed, bearing the casket, behind which walked friends of the family. The casket was placed in front of the pre- siding officer's desk. At the sound of the gavel the assemblage was seated and Dr. Bullock read the Ninetieth which he followed with a brief prayer. Dr. Butler then read from the fif- teenth chapter of First Corinthians. The reading was followed by prayer. At the conclusion of the prayer the funeral cortege again formed and left the Sen- ate chamber in the order in which it had entered At the presiding officer announced the Senate adjourned. At the conclusion of the ceremonies in the Senate chamber tbe remains were taken directly to the railroad station, where they were placed on the special train. The Congressional committee followed the hearse to the station on foot, walk- ing in double file. The funeral train left via the Chesa- peake Ohio railroad. About forty friends and relatives accompanied the remains. The whole Kentucky delega- tion in Congress with the exception of Representatives Goodnight and Ellis were of the party. The train goes di- rect Lexington. Ky. FIFTEEN LIVES A a tj. Carrylat aad to Itolrmth. GKAXBUBT, Tex., May five p. ax Sunday a destructive cyclone vis- ited Salt Creek, in the eastern portion of Hood County. At the residence of Lee Rhodes, twelve miles east of that place, twenty persons were assembled when the cvclone struck the building. The killed were: Miss Delia Carmich- ael, aged seventeen; Mary Carmichaol, aged one year; a child of Mrs. Gibbs. The injured are: Mrs. Rhodes, her twelve-year-old daughter; Mrs. Gibbs and her ten-year-old daughter. The above are seriously hnrt and may die. Other children in the house were bruisei. At Fall Creek, a little farther south, John Manley's house was wrecked and he was seriously injured. Charles Hous- ton's house was demolished and Mrs. Rushing hurt. Mrs. Campbell's Bouse was blown away. Mrs. Berkley's resi- dence was destroyed and her arm broken in two places. Mr. McClung's house was blown down and his wife aad child bad- ly hurt Mr. Robertson's house was de- molished and Mrs. Payne hurt The damage to outhouses, fences, crops and Umber is very great At the little town of Acton four peo- ple were killed and a number seriously iajured. Many houses were demolished in that vicinity. At Robin Creek, Hood County, eight persona were killed, five of whom belonged to the family of Dr. George Grim. A heavy hail storm fell throughout this section, doing immense damage to crops. News from Graham, Young County, says that a heavy hail scorm occurred there. The hail com- pletely ruined crops and vegetation, wheat oats and corn being completely beaten into the ground. The fruit crop in that section will be ruined. THE BIG DITCH. estimates of the Cost of Completing Panama canal. PAAIS, May report of the special committee on the condition of the Panama canal shows that francs will be needed complete the work on the lock system. In addition to this amount should be added twenty per cent, for contingencies and twenty- nine per cent, for cost of management and interest. Tbe total cost is placed at francs and between seven and eight years as the time necessary in which to complete the canal. The report estimates the annual cost of management at francs and the net receipts for the first three years succeeding the opening of the canal at francs'per year, gradually in- creasing until, in the twelfth year of its .operation, the canal would yield a yearly revenue of francs. BASE BALL. Doinjn of the Tarioas JLearae and Asso- ciation CLEVKLAKD, May 7. Following are the scores of yesterday's games: NATIONAL LEAGUE. At Cincinnati 5, Chicago 6. All other games scheduled were post- poned on account of rain. PLATERS' Z.KAOTTE. At Pittsburgh 6, Chicago 14. All other scheduled games postponed rain. AMERICAS ASSOCIATION. At Syracuse Rochester 2, Syracuse S. At Columbus St. Louis 7. Columbus 0. The ConfeMlon Made Him Desperate. SAH FRANCISCO, May Monday in the trial of George C. Platt, an employe of the California Insurance Company, charged with the shooting of L. L. Bromwell. president of the company, last January, Bromwell and several other witnesses testified that they be- lieved Platt was insane when he did the shooting. Platt testified that on the night before the shooting his wife con- fessed that Bromwell had caused her ruin, this confession made him so des- -that be shot Bromwell on the following morning. from Poisoned WhlnlrT. COVUMBCS. Ind.. William "Win- ters, aged eighteen years, the sot of a farmer who resides at Will- rg. near this place, is in a fiying condition from the effects of drinking- a pint ol whisky Sunday night E. Luther, a hired girl, who in company with young Winters assisted in drink- ing liquor, died Monday nipht. An developed the finding of ia the whisky thatrcaxainod n milt IK- Pa.. Mar and of Tariff Debate WAsnrjrCToy, May The tariff de- bate will begin in the Hoase to-day. Ms. McKinley, chairman of tfce Commit- tee on Ways and Means, will open the debate for the Republicans and Mr. Mills will reply on behalf of tho minor- ity of the committee. The debate will be closed for tbe Democrats by ei- Sveaker Carlisle. Mr. McKir.lcy will make the concluding speeck. I1L. May 7.- -The town Latham, west of here, was almost de- stroyed fire at aa early boar Tbo fire started ia Mora's hardware store and spread to tbe ad- jacent dettrojva4: about a down A man naaed Iteskirk fell from of tbe bsrarac foil; injured, Low SK-.fW: cxraaoe knows. ma IN CoUectiou of Items From in Buckeytedom. JAILED FOR FORGEltY. Checkered Career or a Ooce Wealthy CltUaa of Claclanatl >'ow Behind CESCIXXATI, May Harry Bates, a well-known ex-policeman of this city, is in jail at Dayton with a charge of for- gery hanging over him. It seems that Bates succeeded in getting several bogus checks cashed. To some of the paper Bates had signed the name of his unole, a Mr. Smith, living at Enon, Clark County. Ono of his victims was a butcher, who, when he discovered the swindle, caused the arrest of Bates. It is probable that others will appear to prosecute and Bates' prospects of reach- ing the penitentiary are very promising. Bates has had a very checkered career. His grandfather, John Bates, of this city, left him a fortune. Bates pro- ceeded to dissipate his large inheritance. For a wile he ran the Baker House at Dayton, but lost money. He returned to this city and became a member of the police force. For some time he behaved himself. He fell from grace, however, and finally degenerated into a common bum. He is connected with one of the oldest, and at one time wealthiest, fami- lies in this city. STRIKERS DISCHARGED. Demand of Traekmea on the Lake Road for laoreased Fay With an Unexpected Answer. CLKVKLAKD, May Monday about fifty laborers employed in this city as trackmen on the Lake Shore railroad struck for an advance in wages of twen- ty-five cents per day. They have been getting and made their demand for last week. Receiving no word from the boiMS, they declined to go to work Monday. Tuesday a committee called at the local general offloe and was Informed that the entire gang had been discharged. An official also stated that Italians had been employed in their places. This was immediately reported to the strikers and a crowd of them gathered about tho Alabamastreet yards Tuesday afternoon. One of the assistant super- intendents telephoned the Central sta- tion that the old employes were threat- ening violence to the Italian and asked for police protection. Lieu- tenant Dunn with a detail of officers im- mediately started for the scene, bat there was no sign of trouble. VICTIM OF TeniMe Hafferlnfrs of a Young Girl in a Stark County Village. ALLIANCE, O., May Seven years ago a dog bit Laura Grim, the twelve- year-old daughter of a wealthy farmer living at Harrisburgt Stark County, eight miles west of here. The wound healed and nothing more was thought of it until a week ago, when the child was attacked by symptoms of hydro- phobia. She to .now a raving maniac, having terrible paroxysms at the sight of water. She foams at tho mouth, snaps Yiciously at every one who comes near, and has to be chained to the floor. Physicians can do nothing, and the girl's mother is almost insane from grief and fear. There is serious talk of smothering the victim, as her case is hopeless and it would put her out of agony. The neighborhood is greatly excited, for the dog had bitten several other children. FINDLAY'8 SENSATION. Death of Strickler, the Detective. Still a Mystery Startling Developments Ex- pected. FnrDLAY, O., May Interest in the death of Henry Strickler, the young de- tective whose mysterious illness termi- nated fatally continues. A member of the Grannan Detective Agency of Cin- cinnati, to which Strickler belonged, reached the city Monday and at once be- gan an investigation, which is likoly to lead to some sensational discoveries. The coroner held a post-mortem ex- amination of the body and found the im- mediate cause of Stricklcr's death was numerous perforations of the intestines, but whatagency produced these causes of death was not disclosed, aad until a chemical analysis of the stomach is made little light in that direction will be thrown on the mystery of tbe pecu- liar aad fatal illness of this officer. Ia tbe mean time evidence accumulates tbat more than tbe Oman were interested in silencing JStrickler forever. May Th- inritatJon of tbe inmic coamitVir Tor to participate at Lake V5ew