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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1890, Salem, Ohio HE DAILY NEWS. L NO. 123. SALEM. OHIO, SATURDAY. MAY 24. 1890. TWO CENTS. ORUIIUL he United me Court. States ly Disposes of tarderert Case. the to Pay FenaUj ew York fcaw for Electricity. fay a decision Court of the United the last hope for life Kemmler, the New ider sentence of death 3 banished and he will cecuted in conformity governing executions te. The decision waa i for a writ of error M. Sherman, of New Kemmler, argued last urt was unanimous in cation. Chief Justice ;cision in full, lie re- "and went over the vemmler's counsel and that the court had no ng that they could not, presented, reverse the ew York Court of Ap- decision first consid- raised concerning cruel nishment. The first in this regard, it was when William of Or- ng of England and its event the infliction o! tnent on citizens. The >f Appeals in its deeis- inishment ot death by ily was new, and there- it was undoubtedly for >say whether the mode cruel, the Legislature sts. after investigation before them. It was stated, that the Four- icnt had materially ryot government. Citi- were also citizens of h Amendment sivnply additional safeguard iments on the funda- 5 citizens. The privi Lties of citizeas of the re indeed protected by privileges and imtnu- of the nature and es- of the National GOT- y do not embrace the of citizens of inaetment of the State legitimate sphere o iwer of a State, and the "sew York determinec as not a cruel and it arid its courts hat determination. The cSnld not perceive that Y abridged Kcmmler's arived him of due pro- United States Circuit which operated as a ngs in the Kemmler inited States Supreme upon the constitution- jived, is returnable on f in June. The under- the time this stay was t Judge Wallace would it the Supreme Court TSC decision. May O. A. nlcr's spiritual adviser, afternoon that he had condemned man con- of error applied for by I that Kemmler had no ourt granting it. The >r. said Mr. jloughton. ic-TU on the question of come up so late in the it must necessarily go pteraber term, when he will be again remanded Warden Durston to be at delay. lie has his die, and believes that nee will be carried out. CONGRESSIONAL. i Trice Oration, May Union f excited over an al- giarism. It is claimed on, a brilliant student, oration. "Fame Imtnor- atiin froa the orations nond, of New York, and of Etiplaad. The fac- tion. ia the or Ptpmnpta May St-Hocsz-After rou tine taamess yesterday the House went Inu Committee ot the Whole on the River and Har- bor MIL Mr. Williams, of Ohio, enr.clwd SCT- eral of toe bOl M evidence ol log rolUiu OB the part of the committee. Mr. Bin, of nilnols, moved an amendment to give the city of Galena, 11L. the right to take Sp of Improvement there dropped by the Government and complete it, C'tT ShmU Mr. Pom of Illinois, offered an amendment appropriating for the purpose of seour- between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi river, ade- quate for the passage of the largest Mississippi river steamboats and navai vessels and for the continuation of the survey at the Illinois river. Mr. Henderson, of Illinois, said that the Com- mittee on Rivers and Harbors had not consid- ered the proposition and it should not be in- cluded it the bill without such consideration. Mr. Vandever, or California, said that the Jealousy existm? between Chicago and St. Louis had hitherto pr-vented the adoption of this great national project, which certainly would be carried out in tlie end. Mr. Caterings, of Mississippi, moved to amend tne amendment by fixing the appropriation at 1 This was accepted by Mr. Post, but the entire proposition as amended was rejected by the House. The Speaker appointed Mr McMillln. of Ten- nessee, ab a rofer-'e on the Customs Adminis- trative bill, in place of Mr. excused. The House then took recess until eight 0 clock, the evening session to b5 for the con- sideration of piuTdte pens on bills. The House at Us evening session passed forty -two private r.ension billi and adjourned. Mr. F.mlkner p.ive notice of an amendment to the bill reUting to liquors im- ported into prohibitory providing that such liquors shall be considered as Incorporated as part of the common mass of property within the State and subject to regulation, control and taxation in the exercise of the State's police powers. Mr Call offered a reso'ution calling upon the President for infonrrit'on as to the landing 01 an armed force from the revenue cutter Mo- Lane at Cedar Keys, FU the forcible entry of houses and the pursuit of a citizen in the sur- rounding country. ;md for its adoption. The resolution went over. Consideration of the Appropriation "bill was resumed and the amendment ot the Com mlttee on Appro -rlations to strike out the item Of for repairs of dry dock at the Bos- ton naw yard was to. The Iten. re- mains in the bill. Senate bi'.l for a public building at Canton, O cost not to eiceed 4100.000, was taken from the calen -ir and passed. The UniT bill was received from the House and reffrred to the Committee on Finance. Mr Stanford made speech In advocacy of the bill introduced him providing for loans by the Government on agricultural lands and Senate adjourned. SUSPENDED PAYMKNT. Failure of a National Hank at Owego, IT. UepusitorK Not Alarmed. BnrcHAMTox, N. Y., May The Owego National of Owego did not open for business vestorday. The fol- lowing notice was pasted on the doors: "Ponding an ex-imination of its aifairs, this bank is temporarily closed. Depos- itors need have no fears C.-A. Thompson, cashier the bank, is char ed by President Platt, of the Public Grain and Stock Exchange, with acting in conuert with James F. Dee to defraud the exchange out of Dee was the correspondent of the ex- change at, Oivego. The patrons of the bank seem to have no fear. The belief is that the suspension and al- leged conspiracy are in some way con- nected. The deposits of the bank do not exceed Cashier Thompson is at Newport News, Va. Thompson is also treasurer of Tioga County. SPALDLSG'S PIlOPHECr. Collapse of the League Predicted iu Caxe of Bud AVeather on Decoration Day or July 4. CHICAGO, May A. G. Spalding, president of the Chicago League ciub, in an interview yesterday made the pre- diction that if it should chance to rain on Decoration Day the Players' League will have to go out of business. In case itbhotild not rain the crash might be postponed until July 4. Should it rain on the latter day, ho said, the Players' League would explode like a giant fire- cracker. Should it rain on neither day and the attendance continue as as it is now. he predicted the Players' League would never open a second sea- son. Mr. Spalding said he was for war, uncompromising and without quarter. At Grst, h'j v.-as opposed to war, but now he wanted to fight to the death. Keports on Contested Election May The House Committee on Elections yesterday de- cided three contested election cases. In the case of Chalmers. Republican, against Morgan. Democrat, from the Second district of Mississippi, the com- mittee decided to report in favor of Mr. Morgan, who holds the in tho House- In the cases of Lansrston vs. from the Fourth Virginia dis- trict. and of Miller vs. Elliott, from Seventh Jk'uth district, the committee, i.r strict part." e remembered that the surprising ac ivity in building has not been checked to any extent. Nothing favorable can be reported of the woolen manufacture the trade in woolens, except that makers appear to 'have adjusted thera- jelves to the situation, and though buy- ing only for present needs are still buy- Ing, with hope that a change -of tariff may lessen foreign competition- J. Holland. was with jroid rai from BASE BALL. Events Among Lengue, Association and Brotherhood Following are the scores of Friday's james. XATIONAI. LE 4.GUE. At 3, Boston 4. At "10, Phila- delphia innings. At 7, Brooklyn 2. At New 10, New York 17. AMEIUCAX ASSOCIATION. At 4, Athletics 1. Second G, Athletics 11. At 2, Brooklyn 4 At Louis 5, Rochester 4. At 4, Syracuse 0 VLAYKKS' LEAGUE. At 3, Boston S. At 9, Pbila delphia 1. At 6, Brooklyn 2. At New 9, New York 23. ot CISCO, 8UOT A FALSE FftlBKIV t CinmUr. D. H. Ar- nold, ban been on trial bere for -ot S. W. wbom he abok killed in January last, was acquitted night. Arnold to a prominent resident in Colusa County. Tbe murder grew of tbe circulation of a slander- directed at tbe members of tbe AHwld family and especially 111.. terrific X.jC, TTW that ihat of r- a. rTCi'O'' Censored by a Jury. Wii.KF.snAi'.KK, Pa., May C4.-The coro- ner's jury which investigated the ex plosion that took place at the Empir mine last Saturday night by which Henry Krieff and .Tohn Thomas los their livs. have completed their labors The verdict censures the inside bosse of the mines for criminal negligence ia 'rjliag to keep the Sre with tUeai whiie the carpenters were engaged ia bratticinjr the miae and changing tb air currcat.______________ Of lay Kaptict licatioa S-.'cifty ?ave way tu the breth- ren American Missionary UsSon at session of Iht- TV.- report of the Africa and Asia was It aaowd an The author ol the circular not known, but Arnold determined to find him. BUi suspicions Anally fell upon one of his Finally be- convinced that Garneaa was the author of the circular he accused him of t The latter made a defiant reply and attempted to draw m revolver, when Ar- told shot him four times, causing death ritbin a few hours. On the trial it was ully proven that Garness was the au- hor of the circular. RAGING TOKKENTS. NEWS OF Callings From Nelgeboring Ohio Citlee. SHORT LIVED HONEYMOON. Pair of Balui IB "Weitern Considerable May 24. followlnjf pecials were received by the Times ast night: Oil City, Pa. Rain fell very heavily n this section Thursday Anight anl Fri- Lay- The water above is h'gher than ever known before. Numerous wash- outs occurred. No trains are running >etween Oil City and Buffalo, and Oil City- and Warren. Councils villo, The heavy rains covered the Southwest Pennsylvania railroad trac'cs several hundred feet Mountz creek rose very high and carried away many small buildings. Several railroad bridges near Scott- dale have been pronounced unsafe as a result of the heavy rains. Brockway- ville is partly under water from tha jeavy raias. _ ____ _ LOST of YOUXCSTOWX, O., May 24. Eight days ago Thursday George P. Babst, a pros- perous retired tailor, aged sixty-two, and Mrs. Wilhelmina Buck, a widow, fifty-five, who came bere a year ago, were married and commenced house- keeping. Thursday afternoon Babst rushed into an attorney's office and said: "I was mrrried eight days ago and I want a divorce quick." In explanation he said be had had a quarrel with his bride and she had decided to return to Germany. He assisted in packing her trunks, purchased her ticket and gave her money, and then she changed her mind and decided to stay in this coun- try. Mrs. Babst claims that her husband was too affectionate to her daughter and this caused the trouble. The couple finally visited an attorney's office and had articles of separation drawn up and signed. _ Exer- TREASURE SEEKERS. ..i 5 Sc UUtare Out la Culd bjr Defeat of IIIIU TRENTOS, U.' J., May The Legis- lature adjourned sine die Friday, after toing in session nineteen weeks. The House refused to concur in the Senate amendment to the incidental expense bill, because it contained an item for the expense of the Hudson Coun- ty Senatorial investigation. This caused the whole bill to be killed and none of the extra employes of the Legislature will be paid. Fred C. Marsh, of Eliza- beth, who has been acting as Speaker, was stricken down on the floor with nervous prostration, and carried to his hotel in a precarious connition. Will be Taken Bank for Trial. May 24. The Supremo Court yesterday denied an appeal from the decision of the Circuit Court for the Southern district of New York, dis- charging a writ of habeas corpus in the case of Louis Cortes, secretary of the public debt'rjtoeau of Cuba, who was ar- rested in New Yoflt for 000 in coupons' while holding office under the Spanish government at Havana. By the decision of the Supreme Court Cor- tes will be taken to Havana for trial. Went Throurh n Bridge. 1 ERIE, Pa., May A cloud-burst in this vicinity yesterday flooded the roads and burst railroad culverts on all lines of railroad. A westbound freight on the Nickel Piate railroad went thrbugh a bridge at Vrayton, near the Ohio State line. Engineer Ellis and fireman Nicholson, with head brakeman John- ston, went with the engine and twenty- five cars. All came out alive, but the engineer will die. The bridge was a wooden structure ISO feet in length. Attend the GarHeld Memorial Cr.EVEi.ASD, May Bar- nott is still overwhelmed with letters from military companies and civil so- cieties accepting invitations to partici- pate in the Garfleld memorial parade. It was announced Friday that the Wash- ington Infantry, of Pittsburgh, accom- panied by the Montooth Band and the Sheridan Sabers, would leave Pittsburgh on the Pennsylvania road by special train, arriving in Cleveland Friday row-Ming. This will be the third visit of the Washington Infantry to Cleve- land. _______________ Aaked fur Killing- a Fireman. CLEVELAND. May A. Mur- phy, as administrator of the estate oi William C. Walters, began suit on Fri- day against the New York, Lake Erie Western Railroad Company, lessee ol the N. Y., P. O. Railroad Company, for Walters was a fireman on a passenger train locomotive running be- tween Galion and Kent, O., and on Jan- uary was killed near Tallmadge in a collision with a freight train. He left a wife and two children, who reside in Richland County. Takes iMite With Kenoan. SPRING FIELD, O., May 24 H. Dunston, a resident of Russia foi thirty y.ears and at present American vice consul at St. Petersburg, is in this city. He takes decided issue with George Kennan, whom he calls sensa- tionalist, given to exaggeration. Mr. Dunston says tbe Russian prisons ar; as humanely conducted as our prisoners being well fed treated own, the, and well AVomen Drowned. PF.OVIHETCCE, B_ L, May John Hiding, aged twenty-seven: Mrs. Delia Manncl, aged twenty-one, and Miss Mamie Ruling, aged sixteen, were rowing in a canvas decked boat on Da- fisville pond yesterday, when the craft suddenly filled. Mrs. Maiincl and Miss Hulinz were drowned, but Mrs. Uuling escaped by cHnariag- nor dog, which swam with her to shore. It- Will Two Kmll May Guy Heckt-r. of tbe Pittsburgh Lcagcc club, held a consultation yesterday with Pres- ident Day and Manager Mutrie. of tbe York club. No definite arrange- ment was effected- but it is certain that pitcher will be loaned to the Vitta- liunrs for the balance of May At a of afi'T an adlreM Wmnts NEW O., May 24. An interesting lawsuit has been commenced in court here by S. W. Mercer against G. W. Misklmen, both prominent citizens. Miskimen sold to Mercer the patent right of a grain drill for the States of Ohio, Indiana and Michigan, but the ma- chine did not prove a success and Mer- cer claims he was swindled. He sues Miskimen for SSO.OOO damages. Will Settle It In the Courts. CANTOS, May Street car traffic was blockaded on East Tuscarawas street Friday by the sinking of a sewer under the tracks. The railroad company placed a car over the excavation, pre- venting further work. Both sides are determined and the matter will be set- tled in court. Murdered HU Son and O., May Patrick Mal- loy, aged fifty, a farmer near Seven Mile, O., shot and killed his son George, twenty-five years old, and then blew his own brains out with a revolver early yesterday morning. The shooting was the of a quarrel over the division ol property. _ Xiirfter Triml. May Tho Jones murder trial is u ana v r-i." -i. tain -T 24.-A Ti" Expedition to Reeover- Booty by IitumGA lm of Preview SAN FRANCISCO, May schoon- er Laura has sailed from this city with a party who expect to recoyer a treas- ure buried more than thirty years ago- on Cocoa Island, one of the Galapagos group of the South American coast. Coin, and jewels were buried on the island by pirates who plundered the and churches of the Central American, coast. The pirates were captured by a. cruiser and all were hanged except v woman, who is now Mrs. Welch. She> guided several parties to the island, but. after months of digging they found" nothing. Some of the parties propoaed. hanging the woman, but finally she .was.'. landed at her home in Costa Rica. Three men have gone crazy over treasure and were taken from the island to the California insane asylum The' party just sailed is said to have a made by the Spanish woman and is fldent of securing the long buried wealth. STRANGE CONFESSION. An Sttootn a School Teaehec and I'rayg AVUli 11 is Victim That the Crime May be Si'iiHfGFiEi.n, Mo., May May, of Stone County, Mo., has brought to the Ozark jail for safe keeping1 Flet- cher Kirby, a young man of Carroll- County, Ark., who has confcsspd the- murder of an old school teacher Rogers, whose body was found abcut- a month ago. Kirby was arrested m. Texas.- He says he persuaded Rog-rs- to go to a lonely spot on the pn text of- showing him a store. Rogers wishing to> buy such a place. Kirby shot Rogers. and while he was yet alive began to rob him, but vi as seized with remorse and. contemplated suicide. Th? dA ing school teach r begged him to live and seek divine forgiveness. Kirby asked the dying man to pray for him aud "the two-- men clasped hands and prayed. alleges that another man planned thft- murder and received half the booty. HlMoari Odd Will ST. Afay Grand todgo- of Odd Fellows of Missouri have gone, on record fur prohibition. At Thurs- day's meeting the Grand Meter's report- advocated the exclusion of saloon- keepers from thp order. A hot debate- ensued, atter which taken on. the question of excluding all the Saloon- keepers from the order side advocated by the Grand JMastoi carried the day. A number of saloon-keepers belong to the order and the enforcement of the rule will doubtless be a disagree- able task. _______________ Blnlne tlie NEW YOBK, May Washington special says that the Government had information before the press did about the rumored plot to capture Lower Cali-y. forma, and that last Saturday Secretary Elaine ordered the cruiser Charleston to proceed rfrom San Francisco to the- Lower Californian coast and instructed: the commander of the treops at San Diego to dispose his command so as to intercept all persons attempting to vio-' late the neutrality law by a demonstra- tion against Mexico. Official Organ Attnrks Ing-alll, TOPEKA, Kan., May Kansas Farmer, the organ of the Farmers' Alliance and the Industrial Union, con- tains an editorial strongly opposing the return of .Tohn J. Ingalls to the United States Senate. The editorial claims that Senator is imperious and distant, and while he is entertaining among personal friends, he holds the masses at arm's length and does not care to discuss with them matters which, though vital to their interests, he believes they know nothing about Growing Wheat Oerocred Injects. BLOOMISOTOX. Ill-, May reports come from the wheat fields of Logan County- A collection fjf. bunches of wheat pulled from fitldsca all parts of the county showed tbsc.the saw flics arc devouring it aia raphl rate. Seventeen larva; been a single stalk. Not a wheaV yet lK-ea found that is not. ifArXcd. It is probable a large. of the a'- fected fields will be piowod up aai. planted in corr.. Jail. v '.T 'f 9 Itoodte Toii'iXTo. Oat.. Colonel it is tJtncral Sir Frvd commander of some Tears ayu r.-u: U> the world offered tactics. and S.T- "ij. lyjcitvaa It; at aii'.iiia. 'art cJ I af C J.aS r- __ f tl j.t- mat -tel Xfe. 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