Page 1 of 21 Feb 1891 Issue of South Haven Sentinel in South-Haven, Michigan

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Read an issue on 21 Feb 1891 in South-Haven, Michigan and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The South Haven Sentinel.

Browse South Haven Sentinel
  • south-haven-sentinel page 1 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 1
  • south-haven-sentinel page 2 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 2
  • south-haven-sentinel page 3 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 3
  • south-haven-sentinel page 4 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 4

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 21 Feb 1891 South Haven Sentinel in South-Haven, Michigan. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

South Haven Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 21, 1891, South Haven, MichiganOuth Haven vol. 22i2cxv South Haven Quot mich., feb. 21, 1891. Fob rapid pronunciation an anon Moui Ananias is an anomaly and an Anar Chondra. Four trusts the Salt Oatmeal Harvester and window i ass have fallen to pieces within a few months. Custer Cor nit in Montana which contains thirty six thousand Square Miles is larger in extent than the states Vermont. Massachusetts Connecticut Delaware and Rhode Island. Otom Chew Dio will have to be classed among the manias soon. An Ohio teacher chastised a girl fyr refusing to give up her wad w Hereupon she and her Mother attacked him and gouged his Eves out. A new York Seal Engrav r says that people who want a coat arms Are mainly residents new England and new York. Southern people have always hid Oats Anns. And in Estern people sneer at them. Captain Ennis . Of the Steamer a her late la cosh plated his one Hundredth trip in it i Bremen to new York and Back. In Honor the event the emperor decorated him with the order the Crown the fourth class. A i n. I Man has evolved a new. Why he should be Given an office. In his application for the Post office he argues t hat he deserves it because he has he in thirty four years in the presbyterian choir without compensation. Man Mem Daniel War Star is Given whatever credit there is in it having started the first College paper published in tins a out re. It was Issue at Dartmouth in 1mhj Aud May be regarded if not one the greatest at least one theft St events the Century. There Are More diamonds in the world than Ever before. In lv70 the african output was Alnut 1,500,000 erf rats in 188 la above 404000,000 carats and last october the Trust which controls the principal mines said 16.coo,-000 carats were in sight _ chief exo Inker Newell the White Star Fleet considers himself the greatest traveler Ever heed a it cause. During his connection Wuh the company he has sailed sis.400 nautical 941,000 Standard Miles nearly four times Quot the distance Between the Earth and the Moon. Epitome the week. Interesting news compilation. Fifty first Congress Pecoud i Jamion. Friday feb. 13. A senator Stock Bridge introduced a Bill in the Senate to incorporate the National guarantee loan a development company the i United states which has for its object the amelioration the condition the poor. The copyright Hill was discussed. In the House the legislative appropriation Bill was further considered and finally passed. Saturday feb. 14.�?bills were introduced in the Senate authorizing the construction a Bridge across the red River at Alexandria. La., and me i ing the select committee relations with Canada to continue its investigations during tic recess was agreed to. A Resolution was introduced requesting the president to Appeal the ground humanity to the emperor Russia to inquire into the alleged wrongs and at neb. S. 15. Cowles a banker was arrested for the murder his wife a Short time ago. In Scott county ind., David i Hornell a Shoemaker who had been sick apparently consumption for some tinn., coughed up a Peg and was recovering. In Ohio women have begun a crusade against obscene theatrical posters. In Springfield White paper was pasted Over pictures Burl Squers in a St. Louis Saloon Fred Wells made five men get Down their Knees and repeat the lord s prayer at the muzzle a revolver. Judge Cady fined him $75. A at Douglas tex., lynched Tom Douglas coloured charged with various crimes. During a Snow storm at Salt Lake City a Large Quantity Salt fell. The Snow melted and left the Salt the a Waii rior s death. Death at new York general William t. Sherman. The Oil Llero forced to surrender to the conqueror ally scene at he Heath a Leila to be buried in St. Louis. Tea River at a Anu Una. A. Across the Mississippi at South St. Ground at least one fourth an Inch in aul. Minn. The Resolution authorize thickness. At Cincinnati the Steamer 1 Homas Sherlock struck a pier a Bridge and went to the Liotto. Two persons were known to have been drowned and others were missing. In the ice factory at Suffolk va., the ammonia tank ing Thomas Baldwin and fatally injuring two cruelties to the jewish subjects a Russia and Silveria. In the Ilou a Bill coloured men. Wen1 introduced to repeal the Melvin near Pine Ridge s. D., Andrew Ley Tariff Bill and to re enact All Law poster was killed by a Bifid Rev repealed by that act. And to prevent the i hostile indians and his three Eligil Sale fire oils and ammunition to a a if a were scalped. His wife escaped the indians and to disarm All indians i 0, a Guk Ater an insane Man under the supervision an Indian j billed Isador Meyer and e. W. Leech it agent. Monday feb. 13. A in the Senate the credentials senator Jones Nevad Mitchell Oregon und Vilas Wisconsin for the new senatorial terms beginning March 4 next wore presented and placed file. I he conference report the fortification Bill was agreed to. Senator Quay a addressed the Senate in refutation the charges against him. In the House the conference report the array appropriation Bill was adopted and the Indian appropriation Bill was discussed in committee the whole. Tuesday. Feb. 17. The diplomatic and consular appropriation Bill was passed in the Senate and the details William a. Peffer As senator from Kansas and i. A \ Orlines from Indiana were presented and placed file. In the House the general deficiency Bill 630,574,308 was reported and the Indian appropriation Bill was discussed. Raid Knob Ark. I mus. , Leesville i mo., was watching her son Cut Down a tree when it fell her killing her in Stan Tajc 1 v Salt Lake City seven members the Church Jesus t Christ latter saints pleaded guilty to living in poll Ganfi and were fined in sums ranging from 610 1 and upwards. Sherman 16 no More. New York feb. 16.�?general Sherman died at 1 50 p. M., saturday after a Brave struggle for life. 1 be improve ment in his condition Friday which filled his Marty friends with Hope that he would win the Battle gave Way to alarming symptoms which caused the attending physicians to announce that the end was rapidly approaching. The members his family were hastily summoned to his bedside and remained with him to the end. The general was unconscious for some time before death. He did not suffer any pain. His respiration grew weaker and ceased entirely at 1 50. The end came so easily that for a moment it was not possible to realize that he was dead. The wat Eners beside the bedside Tbs dying hero refused to give up every thread Hope until the last moment. The famous patient had rallied so Manv times since he was taken ill that his friends believed he would again keep death at Bay. Even when his Luad Sank perceptibly to tie right Side and there was no respiration for fully a minute at 13 35, the physician . Alexander turned to senator John Sherman and said a the is not dead he will breathe again. And the relatives and friends about the Couch the greatest Marvel All. The Rich possessions the maharajah it Aroda Isa carpet about 10x6 t a to. Made entirely strings it it Peark. Keith Center and Corner pieces diet ions. 1 his carpet took three years to weave und Cost �300,000. It was made by the order Khan de Rao who designed it to be a present Quot for a Mohammedan 4ady who had fascinated John f. Hewitt los Angeles is an old Soldier and an honest Man. He j served in an Ohio regiment and has just been Grantes a pension account disease contracted during the War. But he declined t<4 receive it. Saying he believed it would be wrong As a i am Well enough to make my own living at present that is the stuff True Man Lwood is made . Take a slice the United states As Large As Ireland making new \ Ork and Brooklyn the Eastern Boundary and forty tenants Are evicted from dwelling and farms for every one in Ireland. New York opt one Hundred thousand non paying tenants a year and ail use poor people. Brooklyn evicted fifty three thousand last year. A a r go Quot is the motto Here As Well As in Iceland. Foreign intelligence. The Leader id the Liberal port in Canada . , said in Toronto in answer to sir .1 Ohn Macdonald s manifesto against reciprocity with the United states that the policy the Enere a Glish government was a failure and a fraud which Farmers and artisans alike should condemn. 6ir Richard Art Wright said that canadians were bound to have unrestricted reciprocity with the United mates. The Newfoundland legislature passed resolutions protesting against the action the British government in not permitting negotiations for reciprocity with the United states to be carried . Near St. La it Ort ont.,mrs. La France and two children lost their lives in a burning dwelling and . La France 1 was fatally burned. I the Experiment importing live cattle from America to Switzerland for a beef Waff said to be a Success. In the Llerve group islands in Drew a breath Relief. The doctors Jjo Al i to a v s. A Iii from Washington. Of the 13th Admiral David Porter the hero Many a naval Battle died suddenly in Washington fatty degeneration the heart. He was 78 years age. The business failures in the i Nite 1 states during the seven Days ended the 13th numbered 397, against 80� the preceding week and 302 the corresponding week last year. J sri Otralia a Cyclone destroyed Over the exchanges at the Clearing houses 1 in the United states during the w Elk ended the 14th aggregated $1,047,088,-597. Against 81.123.d97.574 the previous in if t my. A week. As compared with the corresponding week 1890 the decrease amounted to 0.5. At 11 50 clock the afternoon the 14th general William Tecumseh Sherman died at his Home in new York. He was unconscious when the end came. 1 he members his grief stricken family were standing around seventy houses nearly All the to Eoanu and bread Frt it Trees and wrecked a Schooner causing the loss fourteen lives. In Condobolin great Bush tires swept a District thirty by sixty Miles in extent and destroyed 20,000 sheep. Flames destroyed the government buildings at Yokohama Japan causing a loss 6250,000. London advices say that by the burning the Remscheid theater three actresses were burned to death. France has accepted the invitation tendered by the United states to take his bed at the Tim e in a statement before t h a a he hate i Quot a r Tell worlds columbian sex Post senator Quay Pennsylvania a Demon i a the charges made against him from time to True malfeasance in office. A ingenious chicagoan has perfected an electrical device for stopping runaway horses. The electrical fluid three volts Wong conveyed to the animals through the it its. The curious san Sadioa has never failed it is said in a Muni Ter experiments to bring the frightened Ai Chwals to a standstill and without ill effects the subjects experiments. Runaway marriages will go the same As Ever. A medical gentleman Philadelphia explains Koch Slat client about his i Mph in Thi wait was t written for Lav Mennit it can la made Clear a Frough. Let us suppose that the bad Illus is but a Small Mosquito that it stings the flesh find injects a virus a now. Koch takes the Mosquito. Kills it. Extracts the virus dilutes it for it is in re jux Wuerful than the strongest drug known and then preserves it in a a / the oldest tree Earth at East As far As any one knows is the a boo tree in the City Amar Alpoora Burmah. It was planted the record says in the year �88 15. C., and is therefore nearly 2,200 years old. Its age is proved according to historic documents says sir James Emerson who adds Loit Kings have dedicated their dominions in testimony a belief that it is a Branch the identical Fig tree under which Budd a a reclined at uru Mleva when he underwent his apotheosis. Its leaves an carried away by pilgrims As relics but these leaves can Only be gathered after they have fallen. Etc., and said ail the charges were false and foul to the Core. The committee the revision the presbyterian confession Faith completed its work at Washington and adjourned. In the United states the visible Supply Grain the 16th was 55heat, 23,169,953 bushels Corn 2,400,807 Bush Els it it at it a. 2,922.401 bushels. Tion. In London a clerk Nat oed Mckenzie a youth aleut 17 years age. Was adroitly robbed by two me a Sahel containing 650,950 in rank England notes. File in the City new 5\estmms-Trr, 15. A. Caused a loss s59j,090. By the burning the Steamer rained at Wuhu 200 chinese perished. Buenos Ayres advices say that in a to rumours a 1 Rench revolutionary set tag. 2,922.4 51 bushels. Government had placed All the Admiral Porter s funeral took place i11 at a Ingunn the 17th. He was i to a Ops under arms. Buried at Arlington cemetery. The estimates numbers and values farm animals made at the end ii year and returnable in january to in department agriculture have Ken consolidated. The number horses farms As reported is 14.0 6,-750, and the average Price All Ages $67. Number mules 2,296,532. Having an average value 877.88. Number Milch cows. 16,019,591. Having an average value per head 621.62. Other cattle aggregate >6.875,64. The estimated number sheep is 43.431,138, having an average value 62.51. Re he aggregate munters Swine is 50,-625,106, having an average value $4.15. The East. In new York View counterfeit 95 Treasury notes were found in circulation. The Bill is signed by 55�?T. S. Ilose Erans As Register and j. As treasurer and the work is poorly Dover. Del. Jesse ii. Of doctor and Frederick Young were hanged for Norton a steam life boat in which the Captain with his wife Niece und seven men left new London mass., for Toulon France november 23, has been Given up As lost. An intimate Friend the poet Whittier confirmed the report that the poet had finally decided to Lay away his pen for Good. Is Johnstown and Cambria Many houses were flooded owing to heavy Rains and in some instances people were leaving their dwellings in boats. But one Bridge remained in wrecked. Floods had also caused heavy damage in Eastern Ohio and 55�?Test a Irginia. Near Pittsburgh a Rock weighing 260 pounds fell from Duquesne Heights a passenger coach the handle Road und one passenger was killed and several others were injured. Four men were killed and several severely injured by an explosion in a mine near set Idalo a. Fire destroyed the new Power House the Duquesne traction company at Pittsburgh a. Loss 8100,000 no insurance. At Pittsburgh the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers were both near the High water Mark the 17th and still rising. Reports from different Points in Western Enrit Elvania showed very High water and much damage from the flood. The loss at Pittsburgh and Ali is Buenos Ayres a conspiracy to assassinate the principal officers the Republic was discovered. Spanish soldiers were repulsed with a loss 120 men in a Battle with natives the Caroline islands. Terrific storms prevailed the coast Greece and off the Island zoo a Steamer was wrecked and nine lives lost. Admiral Dorter who died recently in Washington was nearly 78 years old and had seen nearly sixty years service in the Navy. He was the son c a Tain Dorter the Navy who in 1814 made the great fight the Essex Admiral Dorter entered the War for the Union As commander the 1 hat Tan sent to re Euf Oree fort Dickens. He commanded the mortar flotilla in operations against n new Orleans and later commanded the Mississippi Squadron which operated against a Vicksburg. And commanded the naval forces at the capture fort Fisher. On the death Farra gut. I succeeded him As Admiral. William Cahoot hubs. A Young pedestrian Napa county cal., will Start March 15 for a Little Jaunt from san Francisco to new York. He has bet that he can make the trip in less than six moot and expects to do it in four months Ghent alone was placed at $750,000. Thousands persons have been driven from their Homes. In a collision trains at Rahway n. J., three men were fatally injured. West and South. Near Columbus o., Engineer Charles Hartwell and two Brothers named Johnson were fatally injured in a railway Accident. A Syndicate headed by the a Ander Bilts new York was reported to have purchased for 65,000,000 five the principal Iron mines in Northern Michigan. The de Atli Maria Armstrong 106 years old occurred at Jefferson ind. After robbing mrs m. A. Campbell whose agent he was. Of 620,000 More c. H. Martin fled from Beatrice neb. The South Dakota legislature elected Rev. H. Kyle the Independent candidate to the United states Senate to succeed senator Moody. He received 75 votes against 55 cast for Sterling the Republican candidate. The death Henry g. Soulard. The oldest inhabitant St Louis was announced. He we As 90 years at and had lived in St Loui amp All i amp life later. The copyright Bill with Amend me to to admit copyrighted books de. Printed in foreign countries it vent Tariff duties and requiring charts photographs etc., to be printed Oil plates executed in the United states was passed in the United states Senate the Imp by a vote 86 to 14. Other j Bills were passed increasing the pen-da., i Sions the Eulovs generals t Gustei and ill Man and Admiral Vilkes to 6100 per month and House Bill dividing the state Iowa into two judicial districts. In the House the Indian appropriation Bill was passed and resolutions were discussed to investigate the condition the Indian tribes in the United states and to Amend the Constitution so As to provide that the terms representatives shall begin january 1, and that the president shall be inaugurated april 30. At san Francisco . And mrs. Claus Greve Salinas were asphyxiated. Damage by the late flood at Pittsburgh and Vicinity was placed at 62,000, 000., it was reported that Copper Ore had been discovered in Hendricks county ind. Billy Kohler Tom Kendall and William Kerns were killed by a Snow slide at the old lout mine in Colorado. The Missouri Pacific found House at Kansas City kan., with eighteen engines was burned causing a loss $1-75,000. A. John d. Knox amp co., private Bankers at Topeka. Kan., assigned wet i liabilities 6340,000 and assets about $450, 000. Y Hoosierville a mining Village in Clay county ind., w As almost entirely destroyed by fire. The Steamer Havre collided with an italian bark in new York Harbor sinking the latter vessel and three men were drow Ned. The Union investment company Kansas City mo., assigned with liabilities and assets each $1,000,000. General h. H. Sibley the first governor Minnesota died in St. Paul the 18th, aged 80 years. In a test Case in the United states circuit court in new York the Mckinley Tariff Law was declared constitutional. James Wilson amp sons builders at Bradford eng., tailed with liabilities amounting to $400,000. Mrs. Rose Mccormick died the 18th at Green Point n. Y., aged 104 years. Her father died at the age 102 years and her Mother lived to be 104 years old. General Sherman. Prophecy was Correct for the great Warrior moved uneasily in less Tiuliu a minute and he made a move As if to lilt his eyelids but for the first time his strength had deserted him and after a feeble Effort he Sank wearily Back upon the Pillow. Or. Alexander made two three attempts to re Vive him but did not succeed. And although he did not communicate his belief to the members the family he expected the end and waited for it to occur every moment. He was unconscious All this time and had been since 6 20 clock in the morn-7,0�, when he looked at his brother the senator and his children and addressing the former said a there there John its pretty hard Comfort the Chil a these words so far As known were his last at 1 clock there was a movement the part the dying Warrior As he Lay in his Camp bed in the Center the Large apartment where he has teen confined since last sunday and a noise Canie from his lips As if he was trying to speak. The physician Bent Over him but the noise had stopped. He said it was the must us the lungs and when it was heard a Feriv moments later the doctor said with his head the grand old Soldier s breast a the end is not far for nearly half an hour there was no movement the part the dying Man. About 1 45, about five minutes before the end. There was just the suggestion a movement the general a Arm and a. Moan came from his lips. The sound was like that a Man attempting to set us Blit changed to a Low gurgling noise the physician in the room reached Over and watched the patients face closely for a moment then he turned to the weeping relatives clustered about the Couch and said quietly a the general is at the bedside were his son p. Sherman his daughters Rae Liel and Lizzie lieutenant Anil mrs. Fitch lieutenant and mrs. I Mackara senator John Sherman . Alexander and general Thomas Ewing. The two daughters remained kneeling one at each Side the bed. During the last hours the life their father. No priest Clergyman was present neither were any called. No priest has entered the House since lather 1 Aylor Calli d. The general did not suffer any pain for the last two Days. All night Long he Lay in bed with his head High hut toward morning he worked his head lower until at last he Lay perfectly Flat death came so quietly that those at the bedside did not realize that the general was dead until . Alexander said a fall is death came with one Long sigh. Suffocation due to the lungs filling with mucus was the cause. Immediately after his death generals Howard and Slocum w to w Ere general Sherman a staff were sent for some two weeks ago the general made known his washes As to his burial he particularly requested that his body should not lie in state anywhere. He also requested that the funeral he a strictly military one. He said that he did not care particularly for any military observances Here in new \ Ork but that he did want a military burial in St Louis which would be participated in by his old comrades in arms lie also requested that the funeral rites be not in conformity with any particular form religion. He wan Ted a Soldier s burial. The body is now lying Ein blamed in the room where the general died the Back room the second floor. The features Are natural with the exception a slight swy Elling the right jaw and under both eyes. The eyes Are closed and the arms folded across the breast less than half an hour after the news the general a death w As flashed Over the country messages condolence began to arrive. The messages were received by private Secretary Barrett and senator Sherman. Senator Sher Man said that nearly 3,000 dispatches had been received. There we As one from president Harrison and one from each the United states senators from members the Cabinet from general Schofield and from other army officers. Other dispatches received were from chief Justice Fuller Henry m. Stanley archbishop Kenrick St Louis judge Gresham general Joseph e. Johnston 5�?Tice-president Morton Justice Harlan general Alger James g. Blaine and sex president Tia yes. In and edition to these there were telegrams from the foreign ministers and Heads various state departments from All Over the country and Europe. The outward Mark respect that was shown in new Ork i Ity upon the announcement the death general Sherman was the Universal raising flags at half Mast All the Public budding the newspaper offices and Manv stores Anil private residences. Dispatches from All parts the country state that governors and 8tate local authorities generally have issued proclamations and have taken other official recognition the death. Al Ner arrangements. Preliminary arrangements for the funeral have teen male. The cortege will form at 1 clock thursday next at the House West seventy first Street and move promptly at 2 clock. The funeral services proper will let a held in St. Louis. The funeral procession in this City will be made up us follows the regular army escort Wille be under the command colonel Loomis l. Langdon. Of the first artillery. It will consist All the infantry battalions located in the Vicinity new 5 Ork Harbor. The artillery will he made up the first artillery United states army Dillon Banks Light Battery and two four gun batteries the National guard. The cavalry will consist a troop regulars and troop a the National guard. Rise body will be Lka Rne a Caisson. An escort Honor from Lafayette Dost grand army the Republic will surround the Caisson and the pall boar ors who will be in carriages. Following them will come the family and relatives in carriages. Then the president and vice president the United states sex president Hayes sex president Cleveland delegations from the United states Senate and Lions representatives the governor the state new \ Ork and the mayor the City. The military part the procession will follow the carriages in this order the Loyal legion grand army posts corps cadets. National guard. S. N. G., delegations from civic societies citizens. The line March from Desbrosses Street ferry had not been decided upon yet 1 he department the grand army the Republic will be under the command general Floyd Clarkson the National guards under general Fitzgerald the regular escort under colonel Landon. General Howard in command the military designated general Butterfield As marshal in charge the column. Veterans the seventh regiment and those from other regiments will 5k assigned to positions at the Desbrosses Street ferry to receive the cortege its arrival there. At the new Jersey end the ferry will be stationed posts veterans from that state. A. U. Posts at Points along the route who desire to pay Honor to the remains will be notified in season. The bearers will be general j. A Schofield general O. Howard rear-.531 Miral d. L. Braine rear Admiral l. A. Kimberly general i Giornas l. Tasev general j. Felton prof. 11. L. Kendrick general Joseph e. Johnston general h. 5v. Slocum general Daniel e. Sickles general l. L. Dodge. General j. Corse general Wager Swayne general s. L. 55oodford. General Clarkson expects to Hac 10.-000 soldiers in line from new York and Brooklyn and 2.500from new Jersey. Generals Howard and Slocum were asked by the family to Talce entire charge the funeral and to accompany the hotly to St. Louis. The interment will be in Calvary cemetery St. Louis in the family plot beside the body mrs. Sherman and those i his two sons 55 Illiam jr., who died when he was 9 years old and Charles who was born and who died during the March to the sea and whom the general never saw. The funeral in St. Louis will be strictly military in character. On account the expressed wish general Sherman when alive it in As decided not to comply with the request president Harrison that the body be taken to Washington and there lie in state for a . It will not lie in stat anywhere. The casket is Oak covered with Black cloth and lined with White Satin. The handles Are Plain Silver bars and the lid is a plate Plain Silver which is inscribed the name "55 Illiam Tecumseh Sherman a and the Date his birth and death. 55 Hill being transported from Here to St. Louis the casket will be placed in a polished Oak Box with Silver trimmings. The body is now lying embalmed in the room where the general died. It is covered with an american Flag. age a tribute. Brooklyn feb. 16.�?at the Academy music sunday . Tai Mare spoke As follows general Sherman a the Century has no grander soul to surrender into the eternities than the one who just passed away from us. Frank honest Brilliant Gallant patriotic t. Sherman. Thank god that i Ever in it Quot that i even Felt the Hearty grip his right hand and had had the Friendship Hia Gri at big heart. I have no Pari in the question which is being agitated As to whether he was n Catholic protestant. I heard his profession Faith a memorable occasion and under Peculiar circumstances. In new York at the new England dinner three years ago i sat with him four hours. He one Side and the immortal Henry w. Grady Tho other. When in conversation he expressed to me his respect for the religion embraced by his wife and h s own Faith in god and his Confidence in the future. Simple As a child Brave As a lion sympathetic As a woman firm As a Rock wrathful As a tempest when aroused against it at wrong Lovely As a Juno morning among his Tiff. President informs Congress. Washington feb. 16.�?the news general Sherman a death reached 55 Ashington in the form a private dispatch to the president from senator Sherman which contained the simple words general Sherman passed away at 1 40 p. president sent the following message to Congress to the Senate and House represent Atves the death William Tecumseh Sherman which took place to at his residence in the City new York at 1 >0 clock p. In., is an event that will bring sorrow to the heart every patriotic citizen. No living Merican was so loved and venerated As he. To look upon his face to hear his name was to have ones love country intensified. He served his country not for Fame not out a sense professional duty but for love the Flag and the Beneficent civil institutions which it was the Emblem. He was an Ideal Soldier and shared to the fullest the a sri de corps the army but he cherished the civil institutions organized under the const tuition and was Only a Soldier that these might be perpetuated in tra diminished usefulness and Honor. He was in northing an imitator a profound student military science and precedent be Drew from them principles and suggestions and so adapted them to novel conditions that his campaigns win continue to to the profitable study the military pro Sion throughout the world. His genial nature made him Comrade to every Soldier the great Union army. No presence was so Welcome and inspiring at the Camp fire commanding As Bis. His career was Complete his honors full. He had received Lorn the Cotov tramut rfcs highest rank Kiowa to our Milita y it Stablish meet and from the Peop it. It tinted gratitude and love. No word mine can add to his Fame. A a his death a followed in startling quickness that the Admiral the Navy and it is a sad and notable incident that when the department under which he served a Hall have put the j usual emblems mourning four the eight executive is simultaneously a draped in Black and other has but to Duy removed the Crape from it Walls. Min when the no age it Fth a the a resilient announcing the ath general Sherman was Daiil before the Senate senator Hawley Conn Rose and offered resolutions reciting the profound sorrow the Senate at the announcement and renewing that body h Nesnow 1-Edgment the inestimable services which he rendered to his country in the its extreme peril lamenting the great loss which the country has sustained and deeply sympathizing with his family in its bereavement. The resolutions were adopted unanimously and the presiding officer was requested to appoint a committee five senators to attend the funeral general Sherman. The names the committee were not announced. Before Hie resolutions were adopted however Eulogi Stic addresses were made by senators Morgan Alam under son neb Davis Minn and Evarts n. A. Biography a hero. William Tecumseh Sherman was Lancaster. Of. February 8. 1p90. He sixth Chim an4 was adopted by Ewing and attended school until isl. When he entered born in was the Thomas in the military Academy at went Point graduating from that institution in 181standing sixth in u class forty two members. Al received his first commission As a second lieutenant in the third artillery july 1, 18�. And was sent with that commando Florida. On Novi my r 3q 184b ia6 was promoted to a i first Laius tenancy. In 113, his return from a Short leave he began a the study Law not to make it a profession but to Reader him Elf a More intelligent Soldier. Ini 43, when the mexican War broke out he was sent with troops to California where he acted is adjutant general to general Stephen Kearney his return in 1850, he Ivas married to Ellen Boyle Ewing at Washington her father his old Friend then beings Creary the Interior. He was appointed a Captain m Tho commissary department september <3, resigned in jk53 and a As appoint d manager a Bank in san Francisco but subsequently took up his residence in new York As agent for a St. Loud firm. In 1858-59 he Pretic d Law itt Leavenworth. Kan., and the following year became superintendent if the Louisiana state military Academy. It was while he was actin a in this connection that Louisiana seceded from the Union and general Sherman promptly resigned his office tin May 13, 1801, he was commissioned. Colonel the thirteenth infantry with instructions to report to general Scott at a a in Toa. Sherman was put in command a brigade in Tyler a division. On August 3, 1861, he was made a i brigadier a neral volunteers and was so .1 to be seconding command to general Anderson in Kentucky. Ltd account a broken health. General Anderson was relieved from the command and general Suer Inua succeeded him october 17. Just aft r the rapture forts Henry and Lam ego in 18fi8, general Sherman was a tuned 4 the Aray the Teunes c. In the great Battle Shiloh Sherman a division As a sort Pivot. He a wounded in the hand the lug he but refused to leave the Tidd. General Halleck Declar i that a a Sherman saved the fortunes the the 6th, and contributed a agly to the glorious Victory the 7th.�?� a neral Sherman was always conspicuous for judgment and dash. He Quot As made a major a Berk a next and july 1j he was ordered to Memphis. On account Brilliant services in the Vicksburg Campaign he was appointed a la Riddier Neil. On october 14, 1863, general was ordered to take Bis corps to the Relief Gene by Kose Craus who hint been forced Back into Chalk a Uoo a after the Battle Obici Tamaga the. Morning the �?~25th Sherman pursued the enemy by Tho roads North Chie Watauga and everywhere destroyed the rebel communications. During these operations general Burnside was besieged at . Sherman j made forced marches to his Relief and after supplying him. In arched Back to Chattanooga. After general Grant had been made lieutenant general he assigned general Sherman to the command the military division the Mississippi february 3�?T general Sherman received the thanks Congress for his service in the Chattanooga Campaign april 10 be received he orders to move against Atlanta. His forces then consisted 99.000 men. Wlthx54 guns while tee Confederate army under Johnston was composed 62.uo men. Sherman repeatedly attacked the enemy who gradually f 11 Back. On july 17 Sherman began the direct attack in Atlanta. In a number cd severe sorties the Union forces were victorious and september 1 the enemy evacuated the place. Sherman immediately moved Forward to the works that covered Savannah and soon captured that City. His army had no ire hed 50 Miles in Twenty four Days through Tho heart c Riga and had achieved a a splendid Victory. Sherman was made a major Glt neral and a caved the thanks Congress for Bis triumphal March. Sherman left Savannah in february and soon flanked Charlestn compelled its evacuation and entered Columbus the 17th. He thence moved Goldsboro opening a communication by the Cape fear River with Schofield. John Dun at Greensboro received news Lee a surrender and sent word to Sherman asking he would receive his surrender. Sherman made a bad agreement which was repudiated by the government As being too lenient. The general determine Ltd not to revisit Washington but finally did so at the special request the president. General Sherman to it k leave his army May 30. From june 27, 1864, to March 3, 169, he was in command the military division the Mississippi upon the appointment Grant As general the army Sherman was promoted to be lieutenant a. Neral and when Grant became president the United states. March 4, 1869. Sherman succeeded him As g neral with Headquarters it Washington. At his own request and m order to make Sheridan general in Chu f he was placed the retired list with full pay and emoluments february 8, 1884. For awhile that the general resided in St. Louis but some years ago moved to new York where he became a great favorite. There was hardly a night that to did not attend some dinner entertainment Thea Eil party and he became Well known As an eloquent after dinner speaker. The general lived very quietly with hib family at his House in seventy first Street near Central Park. A. General Sherman leaves six children Rev. Thomas Ewing Sherman Philomel Tecumseh Sherman the Law firm Evarts. Choate amp Beaman mrs. A. Thackeray. Of Rosemont a mrs t. 5v. Fitch Pittsburgh and misses Rachael and Ellen Sherman. Mrs. Sherman died two year useless wires. Telegraphic service for Miles around in Cannati paralysed by a Storin. Cincinnati feb. 16.�?last night for the second time this Winter a remarkably sudden paralysis electric communication prevailed throughout the greater portion the u United states. The first symptoms were noticed yesterday afternoon when the increasing moisture in the atmosphere began to clog the Telegraph and Telephone wires m All directions. At 10 p m. The Trout be became inexplicably magnified and for hundreds Miles in a great Cir Lewith this City for a Center the wires every route Hung As Limp and As so Many clot lies lines. I p to 2 a m. The situation showed Little if any Given l p for lot. New York feb. 16.�?Captain l. Norton a steam life boat the i. L. Norton in which the Captain with his wife Niece and seven men left new London for Toulon. France november 23, has now been out eighty two Days. No re liable information concerning the bout a has been received since the it left i port in spite the Captain s cont j Donee in his boat it i feared it a shared the Fate Many a larger vessel Sailor. An imposing cortege follows the remains the late Admiral la Orter to their Tomb in Arlington cemetery Washington. Washington feb. 18.�?the funeral the late Admiral Dorter occurred from his residence tuesday and was attended by the president members the i Abinet naval officers and officials the former in uniform and Many members Congress As Well As numerous visitors from other Points who came Here to attend the obsequies. The naval regulations providing for the funeral an Admiral were followed As nearly As possible but there were not enough men duty to make up the complement stated in the rules which is 5,000. The cortege formed As follows Oue Hundred marines from the Barracks Here and Annapolis. Five Hundred cavalrymen and artillerymen from a Uin ton Barracks and fort myer. Six Hundri u members the local grand army. Posts. Six Hundred infantrymen from the District National it guard and naval g. A. K posts from Philadelphia which Admiral Porter was a member. All the officers the Navy in this City attended the funeral in full uniform. The services were held at the House because mrs. Dorter was not in condition to go to the Church. Rev. Or. Douglass St. Johns Hurch officiated. As the accommodations at the House were limited the invitations to the services were necessarily confined to the personal friends the family and the officials the govern Nienus the body was borne by eight sailors from the Reee Vimr ship Hale now at the Navy Yard. The honorary Pali bearers were Vul. it met Gorton senator blander son Nebraska. Senator Mcpherson new Jar Gey. Senator Hawley Connecticut governor Patti Pennsylvania. Major general Schofield United states Rodgers United states Navy rear Admiral Howell air Admiral Jbv. Rear Admiral . Rear Admiral Almy rear Admiral women rear Admiral Jouitt rear Admiral Queen Antral Joseph e. Johnston late a federate St at s army. Representative Iloa Telie cd Maine. The funeral services were those the episcopal Church. The remains the Lute Admiral were dressed in Fuu uniform with g. A. K. Badges the breast and Fitso the decoration the sons american revolution and the badge it it Porter Post Massachusetts. They rested in a casket Royal purple velvet with Silver handles and ornaments. I Pon a Silver Tablet the lit was the following inscription David d. Porter Admiral United states Navy Botn june 18. �m3. Died february 13, 1891. Isto. 40. Has Cost millions. The. D,., it it it 7tfo a Ami Vicinity estimated at 82,000,00 the danger Over. Pittsburgh l�?Ta., Leb. 0 ers reached their highest Point at 1 clock wednesday morning when the gauge showed thirty one feet ten inches at 10 clock p. They had full n Twenty Nin feet. The ram has ceased at up River Points. A cold wave has set id and both the Monongahela and Allegheny Are falling rapidly up around the heat Waters. As far As known there has been no loss life. It is estimated that the experience since monday i Cost the two cities $1,500,000, to say nothing the suffering and inconvenience and Many people claim that $2,000,000 will be nearer the Correct figures. It is claimed that from 25,000 to 30,4 00 men will lose an average three Days from their labors because the suspension work in the Mill. Figuring the average wages at 62.50 a a fair total would be $200,000. The loss business to railroads the damage to freight and the Cost repairs it is thought will reach 8 0,000. The big Down town merchants calculate that $300,000 will hardly make Good the damage to goods and the Cost i placing All the flooded business establishments Back in the former condition. This includes the expense taking property out and into basements again pumping cellars out. And making necessary repairs damages. It will probably require 8300,000 to make Good the Mills and manufacturing plants that have been submerged. In dozens instances machinery has been badly damaged stocks destroyed and buildings considerably wrecked. The loss to families can Only be guessed at. It is conceded All hands that fully 4,000 Homes have been flooded some them badly. The Cost moving twice in hundreds instances loss and damage to household effects repairs to buildings Many which have been considerably wrecked replacing fences and outbuilding car ried away pumping out cellars etc., will certainly reach .$300,000. Johnstown da., Leb. 19. It is found that the foundations Many houses Are undermined and loosened thus entailing great loss. 1 he Bones a flood victim were found at the Point 55 Ednes having been washed up by the Waters. They were taken to the morgue and then interred in the a unknown plot at the cemetery. Street ears Are running again and it is expected the Cambria works a resume to . It was the admirals wish often expressed during his life that after death his body should not lie in state. Rise body therefore was not exposed Gen feral Public View. It was also l�4k wish that he might be buried from his Home which was done. The interment was in Arlington in the Ohio. A Steamer collides with a Lori die at Cincinnati two her Paw engers lose their lives. Cincinnati Feb. 18.�?the Steamer Sherlock tuesday struck a Kentucky pier the Chesapeake amp Ohio Bridge Xii be going Down the River a trip to new Orleans. She had Board thirty passengers and a Crew fifty feint a. The boat went to pieces and floated Down to fifth Street where she sunk. She had Board 400 tons freight. The Cabin floated Down the River und at Riverside some the Crew got ashore in a Skiff. Some were rescued at fifth Street. It is not known How Many Are lost. A Harbor Steamer went Down the River in search the missing people. The floating Cabin was caught at Riverside several Miles below the City. As Many As were left were hastily taken aboard and returned to the City. Mrs. Mclean Pittsburgh was instantly killed by falling freight at the time the collision. Her Little granddaughter was drowned and it is now certainly known that they were the Only persons lost the Twenty one registered passengers. It is not known whether All the nine unregistered passengers were saved. It is believed that every one the officers and Crew wore rescued. In regard to the Cabin and deck clerks there is much uncertainty. Persons Are reported having escaped to the Shore for quite a distance along the River. I he rescued Are so scattered about both sides the River that i is impossible to make a list the living am the missing. One two the passengers were thrown into the River by the Shock when the Steamer struck the Bridge but two Young Inch who ventured out in skiffs from the Kentucky Shore rescued them. There were fourteen women among the passengers and some them Are in a badly prostrated condition. The Sherlock is a total loss. It was used in the Cincinnati and new Orleans Trade was valued at 835,000, and belonged to the Uin Cannati amp big Sandy packet company. The blame for the Accident has not been fixed but it is said that the Pilot was drunk and some the Crew declare that he was unfit to handle the boat. _ died with her babes. A Mother and four children perish in a burning tenement in Brooklyn. New York feb. 19.�?a woman and four children were suffocated and a Man was probably fatally burned in a fire that occurred at Deh Noneo place and i Hopkinson Avenue Brooklyn. The building in which the fire occurred is a three Story Frame Structure. The basement and the ground a floor were used As a bakery and two families lived the floors above. Jacob enrich was at work in the basement Over a pot boiling fat at half past 4 clock a. Wednesday when the fat boiled Over and running to the floor set fire to the surrounding Wood work. In a few minutes the building was fire and dense smoke was pouring through the Halls. Enrich was badly burned and the doctors say he can not recover. An alarm was sent out and the firemen responded and were quickly at work. They managed to subdue the flames after the bakery and second floor had let Een gutted. The firemen As soon As possible made a search the building and the top floor found mrs. John Henry and her four children dead. The woman and her children were asleep when the fire broke it and were overcome by the smoke be foil they could escape. The bodies 6f mrs. Henry and two the children were found in the hallway at the top the stairs. The bodies the other two children were lying just inside the door one the sleeping apartments. I hot members the family to amp a second floor were aroused Intima and managed to escape. Akron. <>., feb. 19.�?fire wednesday destroyed the paper Mill the Thomas Phillips company causing a loss $83,000, insured for $65.000, and the works the Enterprise manufacturing company causing a loss 810,000, insured for $20.000. A Netta Cruza was burned to death. Salt c ame Down with the Snow. Salt Lake City u. T., feb. 18.�?it snowed Here monday night and a Picu liar feature the storm was a Large Quantity Salt which fell with it. The Snow melted tuesday and left the suit the ground at least one fourth an Inch in thickness the Salt waft evidently absorbed from the Lake. Robbiel the Farmers. Bucyrus o., feb. 18.�?a committee is at work examining the accounts the county auditor and county treasurer. Thus far $15,000 in overcharges in the matter fees has been discovered and the committee is not through with its work. The town is full excited Farmers besieging the court House and demanding ref unders. Republican majority in Philadelphia. Philadelphia feb. 18.�?in the municipal elections tuesday Edwin s. Stewart rep was elected mayor by about 35,000 majority Over a. H. Ladner dem. Chilian rebels victorious. Paris feb. 17.�?recent advices from Chili represent the rebels As rapidly in creasing in numbers and thus far successful in their encounters with the government troops. President bal Maceda is entrenched at Santiago de Chili and Hopes to repel the insurgents who Are moving that City. Horses and cattle burned. Janesville wis., feb. 17.-Hngh is May s farm House barns Anil Toba Jeo Sheds in the town Rock were totally destroyed by fire sunday together with a number Orrei and cattle. The loss was $3,000. A Pioneer gone. Death at St. Paul Henry h. Sibley Minnesota a first governor. St. Daif minn., feb. 19.�?general Henry Hastings Sibley a Minnesota Pioneer and first governor the state died at his Home in this City at 4 30 clock a. He has been lingering near the verge the grave for some time and for nearly sixty hours prior to death was unconscious. He was $0 years old. F . Sibley was born at Detroit. Mich., in 1811, and came to Minnesota november 7, 1kj4. In 1&16 be entered at Mendota the first private store dwelling in Minnesota. He was appointed Justice the peace in 1838, thus becoming the first civil officer in the state. It 1848 he was elected a Delegate to Congress from what waa designated a Wisconsin territory. In 1862 he was appointed commander the forces raised to quell the Sioux outbreak. He subdued the indians taking 2,000 prisoners. Thirty eight whom were hanged. Since that time he has almost constantly filled gome civil office among them president the state Normal Board Regent the state University and president the state historical society 4 three lives lost. New York feb. 19.�?the German Lloyd Steamer Havre while its Way Down the Bay 55 wednesday afternoon collided with an italian bark inbound. The bark Sank almost immediately off buoy 20, near Bay Ridge. The Steamer proceeded its Way to Bremen. The vessel sunk proved to be the Mascotta from san Domingo City. Three lives were lost. Approved by the president. Washington feb. 19.-the president has signed the Bill for Tho construction suitable Indian Industrial schools in Wisconsin and other states. Has a 1.000,000. Kansas City mo., feb. 19.�?the Union investment company has assigned for the Benefit its creditors to e s. Darker its president w. A. Bunker and b. B. Smalley. The liabilities the company Are about $1,000-000, and its assets Are according to . Parker an equal amount. Killed by a Snow slide. Denver. Col., feb. 19.-Ed Heller is just in from the old lout mine find reports a Snow slide there tuesday afternoon which took away the Boardinghouse and six men. Three were rescued and three perished in the slide

Search All Newspapers in South Haven, Michigan

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the South Haven Sentinel Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The South Haven Sentinel?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection