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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SALEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. II. NO. 251. SALEM. OHIO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 27. 1890. GENTS. "tfoblle, Ala., by a Big Coufl Over Bales of Cotton, Three Steamer-, Sine Warehouses and Many Factories Burned. Half Million Worth of .Reduced to In Few If the Peroii-lne loin-nt. 5f Ala., Oct. flre began about o'clock S'inday afternoon and resulted in th- moat disastrous con- flagration that Mo'iilf has had since the nif. Tne flre HeffAn in a shingle mill aai factory near the rivor front, just outside he northe-n b )'i'i lary of tho city limits. A strong wind from tho north- east was biomnjj ani tho flames soon conamunicated to the cotton warehouses which lino the river fvo it from Beaure- pird street, the nu-'thfrn boundary, southward six blocks and from the rivor fro'it westward to Magnolia street, three blocks. Fro n tbo shingle mill to Good- man's wan-house on tho block bounded b7 Front, Boaurejard, Water and Lips- cumb stieot-i, the is about 601 and almost as .soon as smoke seen from tha roof the cot- tor1 up In OjO'lm-ii's uurehouso there were stored a bo it 000 bales of cot- ton, and the sparks from this cotton communicated tho flames to warehouse on Lispcorab and Water, and running baok on Magnolia street to tue Mobile oil mills, which are novt south on the east side of Front street and to the wharf front o? the Mobile Bir- mingham Railroad Company, which fronted on the water from L5aauregard to Lipscomb street. The inflammable character of the ma- terial which the flames and the gale of wind was blowing caused the fire to spread-with rapid- ity and before two o'clock it looked as if the fire would spread from' end to end of the water front of the city. Before tho Mobile that company's water slip, were two Jewel and Mary tho steamer Uelen S., the iug Margaret Leinhard and the Gorerntnentsnasrboat Warron. Half a dozen men got boats out of the slip into the stream, saving all hot the Jewel and thg Mary Elizabeth, which burned rapidly to the water's edge. The flames swept on down the wharf front of the city. At the next slip fronting near tho foot of Adams street, wero tho steamer Ruth, two naphtha launches and four or five cotton' and timber tugs, all of which were got into midstream with only slight Injury, except the steamer Ruta and naphtha launch General Fowler, which were destroyed in a few moments. The water front wharves were entirely burned from Beauregard street, on tho north, to St Louis street, the flames leaping'the wharf slips as hurdle racers leap a stono wall. A large amount of cotton which was closely packed in the warehouses and presses made tho flra an intensely bot one, and the high wind caused it to spread so rapidly that it was impossible for the flre department to do more than stand idly by and see it burn. The ffre burned rapidly among tho cotton warehouses and presses. When Goodman's warehouse was in a blaze smoko was soon issuing from Brown's cotton warehouse roof, a square away on the northeast corner of Water street, and at the same moment the Gulf City oil mill, with a warehouse which stored full of cotton oil, oil cake and meal blazed out and the firemen and tbo largo crowd of spectators which had gathered in the had to flee from tne ad-vanoing flames Almost immedi- ately the tlamcs spread from building to ['U Ming until Gage A Lyon's artiScial ice factory and tho Merchants' press Acre drstroyod. Tho property destroyed is bales of cotton: throe steamers: one naphtha launch; eleven froitjhtcars grain laden, belonging to tho Mobile Ohio Rail- road Company; fiie empty bos cars of the Mobile A Birmingham road; two wood and coal yards; three cotton com- preasers; eight cotton warehouses; tho Gulf City oil mill and warehouse: tho Mobile Phosphate and Chemical the Gage Lyon ice factory and numer- ous small business houses in tho locality. So far thoro has been no casualty re- ported. The wind dteJ. away about, 5ve P- m. and tbo fire department got tho fire under control. It is estimated the total loss will exceed 5650.000. Ten Thousand Miners Strike. PrrTsnt-Kon, Oct Tho officials of tbo H. C. Frisk Coke Company will bo notified Tuesday by President Rae, of United Mine Workers of America, that unless the committoem n and others of the United Mine Workers are reinstated who have recently been dis- cnarged without cause, ail the men ia ttp employ of the company will bo called out. The customary sis days will "0 allowed for the officials of tbe com- paar to reply. If they fail to accede to demands of tbe Unitod Mine Work- u is probable that 10.000 men em- P-oyed by the Frick company will go on strike on JJiovembf r 4. A Frightful O., Oct. 27. East- 3 passenger, train Xo. C or. the Paa :o railroad last eTeaing.ran into persons here. Mrs. Bluebank mlled; Bluebank; had a rib and her back broken; Joshua nds baci was broken and Mrs. car; internally vid will not lire. Qaarrel Pa., 27. t the exwine bonae yoierday', Riea- Eagle, dmer of the Friendship any atrock on tbe with a by Jowph Freatz, a member of tfca any, hU skuil was fractured. can sot BLAIXE HI OHIO. _. Secretary of Two Polltl. Speeches In DeJinlf of the Author ol HcK'nley TarllT Kill. CAXTOX, 0., Oct Jamos O. Blaino and party arrivod in this city at noon Saturday. A special committee met the party at Alliance. Upon Mr. Blaine was escorted to the residence of Hon. Wil'iam McK'nley hy tho re- ception committea. Excursion trains brought strangers to tho city to the number of :5.000. Tho city was gaily decorated in honor of the distin- guished guest. A heavy ra'n, however, seriously i-.torfered with tbo contem- plated parade, for which special prooar- atlons had boon made. Th" r.un also necessitated a e'lsmire in tho progiimme and the meeting in tho fair grounds was abandoned. At three o'clock in tbe afternoon Mr. Elaine and Major McKinU-y addressed a tremendous .n T.'bi-r- nacle. while Congressman ad- dressed an overflow audience m the Opera House. Durinsr Mr TU.nno's speech a spat in tho cr-Ule'-y li-oko down and its occupants woro pretty shaken up, luu not soriouslv hurt. Tho crash created intense excitement and tho utmost effort was required to pre- vent a panic. One ima jumnM from a second-story window, reci n p'.inful injurios. John C Duebor, tbo million- aire watch manufacturer, presided and introduced Mr. who was re- ceived with shouts of en'husiasm. Genera! of Cleveland, then spoko, and after he had finished, Rev. D. H Mullen, pistr-r of the First M. E. church, spoke briefly. This closed the meeting at tho Tiborniele, and Mr. Blaine and Major proceeded to tho Opera House, whore Congressman Dalzell, of Pitt-burgh, addressed a large audience. Here Mr. Blaino spoke briefly, complimenting "Major McKinley bifrhly. Mr. Blaine and bis party left for Chicago in the evening. WILOC VKS. A. Rrnaki In Twt> iiiul O-ie n Into tin Eoeinc, Killing Two Meu. A Drober of Brockton, Mass., the Criminal. He Does Up II is Partners And Frieudi to th? Time of Pa., Oot four o'clock Sunday morning, near Beech Tree Junction, Pa., on tho Buffalo, Rochester Pittsburgh railroad, No. 88 was pulling a heavy coal train up a steep grade. The train broke In two, the forward ond belnj carried over the summit of the bill and thence down to Beech Tree, a distance of two miles This section of the train WTS there side- tracked and Ensrinoer Casev steamed back after the other soctinn. When half way up the hill the cars ho was after Came down the grade and crashed into the online. Tho tonder and cab were wrecked and Casoy was caught between tho tender and boiler. His loft log was ground to ft pulp. Fireman Fltzpatrick aiil Cou- ductor Crawford escaped by jumping. Brakeman Laird, who was riding on the engine, was caught and terrible man- gled about tho body. Casey died of his Injuries at noon. Laird lingered until fonr o'clock before death relieved him. DESPERATR CONVICT. A. To nth Colored UHD'H Fxploits lo the Pniiitmitl JACKSOX, Miss., Oct 27. William Smith, a colored conviot, chokod convict Casoy in the pt'son blacksmith shop for some imagmarj offonso. On boing or- dered into the ht.ll master's ollico Smith grabbed a sledge and smashed six iron- working machines vnlued at Tho wagon had to shut down in conso- nnesce. Smith was placed in a cell and on Saturday was taken out and tbe warden talked to him. Smith was re- bellious; said they had treated him bad- ly and fought four keepers and tbo warden. Flo was placed in tho solitary soil for six months. the Smith affair convict Burke attempted to nut Out foreman Boyle's even bv pouring a (Talion of paint his head as became up tho stairs. P.iyle had re- ported Burke day for not do- ing his daily task. On tiio of a Gcncr'ii Dr.xvp.n, Col., Oct vires Jnst received hero from tho Louisville-Erie 2oal district indicate that IDC miners there are on the -verge of another gen- eral strike. The pricvanco Is low wages. It is said all tbe men in tho two coal groups will lay down their picks Tues- iay. unless their demands aro acceded to. Thore has been more or less trouble jmonfr the minors for tho past year. Twice they have struck and aftor a bit- ter fight failed. They threaten to win their fight this time, even if violence is necessary to accomplish that end. Preacher Sent to for Stealing. Rr.ADt.vo. "Pa., Oct Martin L. Fritich. for twenty-five years a re- spected minister of tbe Reformed de- Domination, during which time he was pastor of some of the largest congrega- tions in Berks County, was sentenced here Saturday to three months in jail to pay a fine of Sio and costs, for stealing. Fr.t'Vh was detected wbilo pilfering small articles in a hardware store in this city Several months He preach- ing the detection of his crime. Oct Su- perintendent Peck, of the Four sys- tem, on Saturday the company's telegraph operators answer to their fesaaad for an increase of wages, in- forming them that it bad been decided that it could not be granted. They wanted an advance of thirty to fifty per cent He offered, however, to take np specific and promised a satis- factory Investigation. H believed tfcat there will be no further trouble. to W1H Oct Jay Oocld to- rived Be his visit no but popular suspicion at- it to a deaire to keep a vigilant eye on tbe recent Saata Fe combine tbe After at (NMfe lit- IIU Wrouc-Dolof HIM Hltmclf to l'..rt-s 5 00. WltPA No V -it in, N'n. 'I r it No. i! jellow .iUXJc, N'o jt DPc. NTo 2 mixed at I7c, N'o a Alntuntl9c, No 1 white nt Wtc F.i-ic-j crt at 43 tlO 10. December at 5U ii. December at October at IS 45, at TOLEDO. Oct r> and lower. it at fj and sUady. C-na Ds- Qnlot Cash CTTICACO. Oct 35 at stockeM fee a: acd Sells TeXHas teadr. and mcdiunj at at vu. Inferior X, Ism at 'AJtt.Os. Oct. Slow and na- SHBEP Ur.changc 3. Slow and low r. Heavy at ?4 XVJ4 n, OMdiaou acd mixed at 14.90. EAST LIBERTY. Oct XothJr.g otnf; all through Market Blow. at mixed at K. best YorXen M common at B.SOQ4.0D. I J'..a 1 Oct -Dalu B.OO JS 7S, to a- I. :s. M W to. select vj TS at ;