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South Haven Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 18, 1889, South Haven, Michigan4j> i it ooh eth to. _ Haven vol. Xl22iix.50uth zen a tit else xxic3b 18, �889. . 52. Up to the present Tima the Canadian government Hue Given Orty million acres of lands to Railroad companies. Among myriads of other trusts in Quot these Over Trust us time a chewing Tum Trust is announced. This Likely is the Sproest Trust of All. Mrs Eliza Cady Stanton is in her seventy fifth year. Susan b. Anthony her colleague in the woman tue raze cause is seventy years of age. The next census ought to give a a Complete enumeration of the George Washington living in this country and show How Many Hundred thousand of them Are surname Smith Brown amp and Elsis a to Liam a coloured a woman of Kirkwood. Mo., is said to be one Hundred and fifteen years old. Of course she remembers Washington distinctly and sings considerable spirit some of the old ballads of Revo Juli onary Days. One i naked years is not a Long period in the history of . Bat the american Republic is not an Ordinary nation where in history can be found a parallel to the a development of the United states from lieu to 18�9? and at this rate what will it be in 1989? a great dress reformer says a the next change in the fashion of menus will undoubtedly give us Atnee by or his and do up a y the hat claims that the Center Nial pictures of the old heroes in Arjeo breeches will prove to be Edu-ca4c, of the Public. Or. Licit teabag of Budapest save that out of 250 railway employees whom he examined 02, or More than a third suffered from ear disease. Engineers Are especially liable to rheumatism and pneumonia and after some years service a certain Poopor i Tion of them become shearing. Epitome of the week. Interesting news compilation from washing to a. William d. Q it assistant general superintendent to the life saving service died on the 9th. Tut president on the 9th appointed Asa Matthews. Speaker of the Illinois Hoult a of re or e be n t a Tives to be first comp Rolle v f the Treasury and Frank love Lind to be pension agent at new or thebe were 174 business failures in the i United Metis during the seven Davs ended on the 1tb, against 151 the previous seven Day the total of failures in the United states january i to Date was 4,570, against 4.�fi� in 1883 a Twenty Szijj leading Clearing houses in the i United states the p Icli Lofes during the week Eikild on the Lith aggregated a 1,108,-�81.3d, a sins al3,i4�,l4a the previous week. As compared the corresponding week of 1k3> the increase amounted to 133 the Validity of the Law exploding chinese labourers known As the Scott exclusion act. Was affirmed by the United states court on the Lijich. On the 13th judge Matthews who succeeds judge Durham As first con stroller of the Treasury or Huston w How Uoch a a or. Hyvatt As treasurer of the us itch states mid Frank w Palmer who succeeds or Benedict As Public Printer entered their new duties. On the 13th the i. United states supreme ourt awarded the executors of the will of i Myra Clark Gaius the sum of s 76,000. This decision ended one of the most famous cases on record which had been in the courts since 1834 on the 14th die United states supreme court adjourned until reitober next. Upon Dull of sight and Andrew Mitchell died in the City Iio it Pital at Baltimore the other Day. He reused to and to i relative for help string t a at he had led a aug life for Efi by years and deserve it Etc help. A few hours after Mitche a hid been buried it uns i Cove red that i parents Hau died in new Haven conn., two year ago and loft him $1,�03, R Denmark expends s?5a.<h� yearly for the maintenance of Dairy schools. The is Al a to an immense improvement in the Quality of the Dairy product and in Icrea a within Twenty years in Denmark s butter Export from $ a 100,-o0t> to 118,000,000 annually. Thyri is who logger any thing Rotten in 1tn-Mark a butter. Industrial instruction a in is. A a Quot a a a a Quot been it u scientist has found nine forms of microbes in the juices of a healthy stomach and concludes that they play an important part in digestion. Every stomach seems to be a Little inhabited world in itself and co Etimos the population appear to indulge in a revolution which May be fun to them but plays the mischief a it the owner of the Organ. Mrs. La Bella r Barrows of Boston recently accomplished one of the most remarkable feats in modern journalism the wrote a verbatim report of a speech made in German by Carl Schurz which she turned into English Rhile her pen was flying across her paper in stenographic characters. into Sten graphically and translate from German to English simultaneously was a remarkable piece of shorthand reporting. Witness of the mental had to various of Parnell in the Box the London correspondent new York l Imes says a this alertness was wonderful he carry in his head All the Minuti a of the lat ten years of poli from unimportant events in Council matings to actions in the House of commie he had to watch for a trap in Chy question. It was the most Wonhe Kul conversational game of chess i 1ave Ever seen. It was an occasion m which to Tell the truth. A a Sis sufficiently difficult to Tell any Ling the Washington Bureau of animal Industry has issued a report on hog cholera As a result of numerous inquiries and close investigation by or. A Salmon. The Point of greatest interest in the document is the statement that hog cholera is a bacterial disease which is contagious and infectious and May produce in the hog a fatal form of the disease after having been transmitted through other animals. This is contrary to the opinion Long Ente trained by observers and by Mefi who make it a business t<3 handle hogs for thl Market William h. Burgess of Alexandria v&., who in 1886 assisted in building Washington a new Tomb at mount Vernon tells How the face of the father of his country looked fifty three years ago a i was a lad then but i remember that in removing the bodies of George and Martha to their Tomb we decided to open the coffin. 1 looked in and saw general Washington s fact the body was Well preserved and the features were intact a minute after exposure to the air there was nothing recognizable. The Ace looked like the pictures of him. A the East. In new York City a Tornado on the a sch did considerable damage but to one was seriously injured the storm also swept across Long Island and buildings were blown Down hug piles of lumber scattered no a several persons injured. Great numbers of animal were killed. The window Glass workers issued an order on the h in that alien Glass workers who come to this country for work hereafter shall let a blacklisted. The death of John p. Saulsbury Secretary of stats of Delaware occurred at Bis Home in Dover on the 18th, at the age of thirty six years. John Cavalier a Soldier of the War of 181 2, died on the la that the poor farm near Middleburg x. J., aged Over one Hundred and one years. In Pittsburgh pa., and Vicinity a violent w ind and rain storm on the loth hid great damage end several lives were lost Baum m s show was stampeded at Willi am a a port pa., by a wind storm on the evening of the a a the. Three cages of animals were overturned an Antelope was killed and the trumpeting of elephants a fought under the falling Canvas caused intense fright and confusion. Many of the i performers men and women w Ere shockingly Hurp it at new-cast1 of Del five negroes and seven Whites were whipped on the 11th for larceny Highway robbery and horse steal our in the 11th the two Hundred and fiftieth Anniv Sarv of the settlement of new port it. I w As observed in that City. The count of Shriey in the sub Treasury at new York was concluded on the Lluli a the amount counted was $178,394,74373� in new York the six Days walking match closed on the 11th the follow ing scores 1 Herty 550 Miles cart right 53 nor Mac 538 Hegelman 5& Hughes 515 Golden i 505 Smith. 500. On the 11th George Francis train broke his fast of Twenty one Days by eating an Orange at a children s Tea party in new York Mes. William Mcnally a House at Ridge j Way. A was struck by lightning on the 11th. And mrs Quot Mcnally and three children were killed. An infant in the Mother s arms was uninjured add the tragedy was discovered by its cites. Henry a. Foytek died at his Home in role n. Y., on the 11th in his Ninetieth year. He was the senior sex United states senator having been appointed in 1m4, one year before Simon Cameron of Pennsylvania. By an explosion of fire Damp in a coalmine near Chartiers four hungarian workmen were instantly Kil de on the 11th the recent storms throughout Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania did immense damage to farm property. Near Allegheny a Small settlement was almost entirely destroyed barns and fences a cig swept away. Of the 11th James i it. Fish sex president of the Marine Bank of new York was released from prison at Auburn. K. The death of Washington Irving Bishop the mind Reader occurred in new York on the 13th. Royal b. Sturtevant of Springfield mas�., mistook his brother in Law James b. Smith for a burglar and shot him dead on the 13th. The death of Edward Al Biddle Secretary and treasurer of the Cumberland Valley Railroad and the oldest railway official in the United states occurred on the 13th at Bis Home in Carlisle aged eighty one years. A mom Mentin cite Hall Square. New York to the memory of Horace Greeley is to be erected. At the annual meeting in Boston on the 14th of the woman s Baptist Horae missionary society mrs j. N. Crouso. Of Chicago was elected president. In Wayne county a. Valuable Copper Ore was discovered on the 14th on the 14th e h. Platt and John alien the former a Riding instructor and the latter a botel keeper started from new York to ride to Han Francisco on horseback. On the 11th r Irving latime. »�iit4ct<5 in Jackson Mich. Of w his Mother w As Sente sea for imprisonment for life r Fokd of Chicago a Man sixty 1 three years old shot and killed his Young Bride and then wounded himself fatally j unfounded jealousy was the cause. Over three Hundred coloured Veredas War ii baptised a the jute Hodr fico a Richmond Aon the Paft. Travel which had been brewing for a a i me time Between the Whites and Blacks of Ore a la., ended on the 11th in the wounding of four negroes and the burning of the negro fire company s engine House the negro Baptist Church and four Small houses occupied by Negros at Baltimore Fife a walking mate for wifi Lien began at Midnight on the there were seven contestants William Kellar fatally stabbed his wife at Anderson Inion the 13th. They had lived unhappily for sometime. A new building a a wicked by wind on the 13th at Tat Oma w. T., and of the Twenty tic at work on the Structure twelve were killed by falling Timber George Loomis of Osceola wis., killed his wife by cutting her Throat and then killed himself on the Isth he was in amp aide. Amor Turly and of tip arid Hartshorn were killed and tour other men were badly Hurt of the explosion of a boiler on the lamp that a saw Mill near Payne At Memphis Tenn. George Ward an Engineer shot and killed his wife on the kith j because she refused to live him. And then killed himself. / while drunk of the 18th Fred Medley proprietor of the Pueblo House 8t Denver col., shot and killed his wife because she refused to give him Money to Purchase Beer. I. On the 13th l Cornwall at Sedalia col was robbed of.$35,000 Worth of jewelry by a clerk named Strauss who in his employers absence packed up the goods and left Lawn. The youngest son of e. Ellis of West port. Wis., was instantly killed on the 13th by his older brother aged thirteen years who shot the child s head off a Shotgun which he was playing Dick Sinex r local Tough at Richmond ind., in a fight on the 14th w Itta John Bristow a wandering Soldier bit the latter a nose off. It was an unprovoked assault. A heavy full of Snow in Minnesota and Dakota occurred on the 14th. In the 14th the supreme Lodge of the knights of Honor met in sixteenth annual session at Indianapolis the Secretary a report showed a total Raemal Pership of lf7, x0, divided among 3,500 lodges which paid 3,-3l0,0td death benefits last year. Job Hooker the famous trotting horse killed himself at Parkersburg w. Va., on the huh by running away and cutting his head nearly off against a barbed wire Fence. At Dayton o., Walter Keller nine years old fell into a of vinegar on the 14th and was drow Ned. At Lumberton n. C., a Gale on the 14th a roofed Many Small houses and utterly obliterated the crops. A Cyclone did great damage on the 14th at Danville a. roofing fences Shade and fruit Trees. Three tobacco factories were a roofed the Bridge Over the Dan River damaged and a House in course of con Trust Lon and the coloured Baptist Shureb were blown Down. At the annual conference of the hotel men s Mutual Benefit association of the United states in Chicago on the 14th jul 8, Gibson of Portland Ore., w As chosen president for the ensuing year. In the Vicinity of Norfolk and Portsmouth va., a Hail and w ind Stormon the 14th did great damage. The vineyards and Orchards suffered severely vines and Trees being Cut terribly and the fruit destroyed j a Swath of five or six Miles Broad was Cut through Norfolk and Nan amond counties by the storm. Barns were blown Down by the wind and Many horses and cattle were killed. The losses were placed at $1,000,-j 000. Foreign intelligence. Dispatches of the 9th announce the death of father Damien the celebrated Leper priest at Molokai Sandwich islands. For the last sixteen years he had been Labouring in the Ieper settlements. Ai it i rfcs from Rome say that in 0 recent Shattls Between abyssinians and dervishes thirty thousand soldiers Wera left dead on the Field. Immigration to Canada has greatly fallen off this season. The whole number up to the 11th was 9,695, against 14,738 last year. The projected american Bank in the City of Mexico has proved a failure. In the Cotton factories at the lev France ten thousand employees struck on the 11th for higher wages. At Eisenbeis Germany in a dispute on the 13th Over some land the villagers were fired upon by the gendarmes and seven persons were killed. Imminent danger of a w a Between Bolivia and Paraguay was reported on the 13th. Amono the military at 8t Petersburg a plot w As unearthed on the kith having for its object the assassination of the car and a Large number of arrests bad been made. Wild Gale in Virginia. West and South. In a saddlery concern at Cincinnati some Rye Straw sheaves took lire on the 19th, and while extinguishing the Blaze ten firemen were suffocated by the smoke and had to be carried to the engine houses. Lbs. Barker and her daughter were burned to death on the 19th at Birmingham Ala. In a fight Between cowboys and indians on the 19th near fort Wingate n. M., three of the latter were killed. Of the 10th a a Dave Walker the aged chief of the Bald Knob Bera a a Bill Walker his son. And John Matthews members of later. The Lefebr Atoji of the seventy fifth anniversary of the american Baptist missionary Union was begun in Boston on the 15th. The Union has a constituency of nearly Church members and is the largest missionary society in the world. Five brigands were hanged in the courtyard of the prison at Hofia Bulgaria on the 15th. A six Day walk in san Francisco was ended on the 15th James Albert the Winner making 533 Miles Gurrero second 535 Miles. Lbs. Catherine Storey aged eighty years was burned to death on the 15th at Lynn mass general vol Eyt. Howard a prominent lawyer die at Santa Monica Cal on the 15th. He was bom in Maine in 1899, and was elected to Congress several times from Texas. Minister Lincoln sailed from new York for England on the 15th on the Steamer City of Parik Georgi w. Richards superintendent of the Santa be mines at Carthage n. Was murdered by two mexicans on the 15th and robbed of $7,000 which he had just received to the minors. A valuable tin mine was discovered on Tho 15th Twenty Miles from Topeka Kan. In a fit of insanity on the 15th John Schroeder a German Saloon keeper at Indianapolis murdered his wife a razor property damaged to an alarming exp tent and crops ruined by wind Hail and Kan a heavy snowfall in Dakota. Fargo d. T., May 15�?dispatches of Fri a it Trimi portion of fee Rob Batt Fott Tat that $11 Bas fallen in considerable quantities the fall varying from two to ten inches. A steady rain has fallen in this Section All Day doing a great Deal of Good to grow Long grains Bismarck d. T., Fay 15.�?a heavy fall of Snow commenced tuesday morning and continued steadily until evening Whert i Rbaux a somewhat the Sizow Fali is Liberal the Missouri slope and is ten fold More Benefit to crops then rain. Such a happening is rare in the history of the Northwest though at one time it is sail Snow fell in Dakota in july such a heavy fall is this however Wra never a Perit Ceci it being no arly a foot deep. St. Paul minn., May 15.�?specials from various Points in Minnesota and Dakota give accounts of heavy rain and snowfall tuesday. At Wadena it rained and then turned into a heavy Snow storm. Acc Brainerd the Snow fell for several hours but finally ended in rain. The ground was parched and the streets and roads were like ashes and the crops have suffered but the present rainfall will save the crops. At Oriska d. T., about four inches of Snow fell during the morning and it rained during the rest a of he Day. Water is standing in i it ools All Over the Fields. Watertown d. T., report the heaviest rainfall of the season. Great damage in Virginia. Norfolk a May 15.�?about 3 o clock tuesday afternoon one of the most severe Hail storms that Ever struck this Section passed Over Norfolk Portsmouth and Vicinity. Ice particles of extraordinary size came Down the hair and Severa inches of Hail Lay in drifts before the deluge of rain that followed carried it away. The Shade Trees of the streets and the Flowers and vegetable gardens were badly wrecked. In the country Tufe truck farms were badly Tom up strawberries peas cabbage and other crops being beaten to the Gruel the vineyards and Orchards suffered severely vines and Trees being Cut terribly and the fruit destroyed. Many of the tricksters express themselves As ruined for the reason. A Swath of five or six Miles Broad was Cut through Norfolk and Nan Sarand counties by the storm. The truckers ail around the Hodges ferry Section and Between the Western Branch River and Portsmouth lost every thing. The loss will probably reach $1,000.900, and it is too late now to attempt to recover. The Hall storm and rainfall swept Over Southampton county in the Vicinity of Newsom s depot and the grow ing crops and Orchards were badly damaged by Large pieces of ice and the great Quantity of it the drifts of Hail we Ere Twenty four inches deep in some places and two Elve hours after the storm the drifts were Over six inches in depth. The barn of w. A a Francis was blown Down by the wind and demolished and three horses killed. Other Farmers suffered in damage to their buildings. Late monday afternoon the storm struck the great Bridge Section of Norfolk county the Hail stones in some cases being As Large As Pullet eggs. The potatoes and vegetable gardens were damaged. Three men at work in a Field beyond deep Creek during the same storm were struck by lightning and badly injured. The severest Cyclone Ever known there passed Over Danville at 3 30 of clock in the afternoon doing great damage to roofing fences Shade and fruit tree three tobacco factories were a roofed Tho Bridge Over the Dan River damaged a House in course of construction and the coloured Baptist Church blown Down the roof of the storage warehouse partly blown off and Lee s tobacco warehouse damaged. The shed Over the Brick Mill was blown Down and fell on n. A. Fitzgerald the proprietor seriously injuring him. The Cyclone was accompanied by rain and slight Hall lasting fifteen minutes. Charlotte n. C., May 15.�?a dispatch from Lumberton half Way Between Here and Wilmington says six inches of Hail fell there tuesday afternoon. A Gale preceded the storm a roofing Many Small houses and utterly obliterating the crops. Strikers warned. Buried in the ruins. A new building at Tacoma. W. T., it lows Down by the wind and a number of persons killed. A a Conj a May �4 a at 5 53 p. Monday fifteen or Twenty men were at work in a new building being erected for a hotel by Walter Bates who was acting As his own Foreman and clerk of works. Suddenly a tremendous storm came up from the Southwest which struck the building foil Force. The Structure Fott cd fat s Mcl ment and then collapsed burying the workmen in Tho Ruina those on the spot were paralysed by the sight of the , but the citizens and labourers just returning Home from work began to gather around the wrecked build Jig. Rod hundreds were soon acc work endeavouring to Rescue the imprisoned Mea the first brigade came to the spot As soon As the news had spread Down town and the work of Rescue was quickly systematized. In a few minutes sufficient debris had been removed to get at some of the men and the body Walter Bates was first taken out. This was followed by two live workmen who were removed to the Hospital and then a works an named Mcconnell a new arrival from Kansas was found dead. W. In Snell who one we Eek ago was elected City attorney and who was a son in Law of Bates was soon after taken out so seriously injured that it ii feared he can not recover. Then at inter Vals of fifteen or Twenty minutes three other dead bodies were recovered but these have not yet been identified. The work of removing the debris is still going on and occasionally the men hear titled moans proceeding underneath. Besides the workmen who were injured. Rev. W. A. Mackey pail Tor of , who stopped to seek shelter from the rain was severely injured. The building was a Frame Structure 65 by 100, three stories High 011 Tacoma Avenue and four stories on the Alley below. The storm had free scope and coming across from the upper sound had nothing to intercept its Progress till it struck the build tag on the top of the Hill a great scheme. Bullets for strikers. Michigami legislature. The order were hanged at Ozark to. The scene at the execution was horrible the and then killed himself. A loud oranges for which a big demand has already sprung up in new York probably because there is a big Supply have Long been popular in Paris so popular that suspicion was cast on their genuineness. The Supply of blood oranges in Paris a year ago seemed to be enormous and the question arose whether common Plain oranges were not coloured by artificial Means. On submitting a a blood a fringe to an analytical chemist it was discovered that Fuch sine a red harm colouring matter had been injected Frith a Small syringe. Acob Dufo to a report from the National by eau of statistics americans Export Trade has increased Twenty per Dent i the Laet three in Tif while her importation it a if Miti has had fell. Rope breaking and the men having to be carried up to the scaffold and a whig off a second time the percentage of the base Ball clubs in the National league for the week ended on the 11 to was a follows Philadelphia .615 Boston .615 new York .571 Chicago 533 Cleveland .520 Pittsburgh .500 Indianapolis .438 Washington .166. American association 8t Louis .750 Baltimore. Oct Brooklyn .556 Kansas City .545 athletic .536 Cincinnati .478 Columbus .316 Louisville .195. Western association St Paul .816 Omaha .760 Sioux City .538 St. Joseph .455 Denver. .455 Minneapolis .417 Des Moines. .333 Milwaukee. ,300. On the Lith major j. W. Wham paymaster in the United states army and an escort of eleven soldiers were attacked by William w. Harding for Twenty years publisher of the Philadelphia enquirer died in that City on the 15th. The death of rear Admiral Edward Donaldson occurred on the 15th at Baltimore Mcl at the age of seventy three years. He entered the Navy in 1835. The Wabash railway was sold in Chicago on the 15th by order of judge Graham to a committee representing a majority of the bondholders for $15,500,. About five Hundred dollars in counterfeit ten Dollar Bills were circulated in Ruah Ville ind., on the 15th by two strangers. They travelled in a buggy and left town before their game was discovered. S. Coltman of Greensburg pa., lately received White Cap notice on the 15th his barn was fired and the Throat of a valuable a relegation Calls on the Herman emperor the Miner will lie protected by us majesty of a they remain a Juiet. But rioters will lie Bayon eted or shot. Berlin May 15.�?the rioters who took Possession of the Prince Begent s pit in Westphalia monday and prevented men who wished to resume work from doing so were finally overawed and by the troops the mining masters have sent a deputation to Lay their Case before the emperor who will receive them to Day. Large quantities of English and belgian Coal arrived at Essen tuesday and further shipments Are expected. The Kaiser tuesday received the strikers committee. Schroeder Runte and Siegel granting them an audience of fifteen minutes duration. Herr Herrfurth prussian minister of the Interior who returned to Berlin from a tour of inquiry at Nelsen Kirchen and other places in the disordered Region on sunday was present the emperor gravely listened to the recital of the grievances of the strikers by the delegates and occasionally put questions to them to inform himself on certain Points. In reply to their statement he said a i have a deep personal interest in the Wel Faro of my subjects in Westphalia As elsewhere. I have carefully followed the Progress of the struggle and have ordered a thorough inquiry to be made. I have been warned of the plotting of Pola Cal and especially socialist agitators and am neved that the strikers should have indulged in rioting which it is impossible for me to tolerate. Tell your Fellows that the emperor himself if necessary will order the troops to Bayonet and shoot rioters Bot if the men Are Quet and orderly the emperor will protect in conclusion the Kaiser expressed Hope that the employers and employees would be Able to Settle their difficulties without the necessity for the interference of the government Schroeder the spokesman of the strikers Quot deputation stated that the miners attached the greatest importance to obtaining an eight hour shift the emperor specially enjoined the miners not to prevent comrades from working. The Berlin Post urges the government to arbitrate tiie questions at Issue Between the masters and the miners As a Means of preventing further bloodshed. A Telephone system to be i a Tablit he l Between the far East and he far West. Milwaukee May 14.�?henry c. Payne chairman of the Republican tute Central committee will in All probability become a resident of Chicago and retire from politics. The inducements w hich Are offered to him to leave the state we Here he has such a Strong following is a salary of $12,000 a Yeai and a position which will put him at the head of one of the greatest enterprises in the country. Or. Payne left monday for Boston where he will consult the corporation which wishes to engage Bis services and finally decide whether to accept the Liberal offers made or not the corporation that wishes to put or. Payne at the head of one of its latest and most Gigantic enterprises is the Bell Telephone company and the position offered is that of president of the Western consolidated companies of the Bell company w Ith Headquarters in Chicago. The Enterprise Marks a departure in telephoning and will consist of a Long distance system connecting Chicago St Louis Cincinnati Indianapolis Omaha Kansas City St Louis Minneapolis and Milwaukee. The Center of this system will be Chicago and through that station new York Philadelphia. Boston and Washington we ill be connect d All the other Points. The Bell com Paules embraced in this great consolidation will lie those of Illinois Iowa Mich Igan Indiana Minnesota Ohio and Missouri Wisconsin alone will not be in the co Ioli Dation As the Bell company does not control it Henry c. Payne is now the president of the Wisconsin company. The system of Long distance telephoning will is a luxury. Alive minutes talk Between Chicago and new York will Cost about five dollars and a five minutes talk aver a Long distance Telephone Between Here and Chicago will certainly not Cost less than seventy five cents. The High charges will be absolutely necessary owing to the fact that Only two persons will be Able to talk Over the Long distance Cable at the same time. Nor Over five or six messages could be sent Over the wire an hour and estimating eight hours As the average time daily when there would be a demand not More than forty messages could be sent in a Day. Slew himself. Ver Man troopers fire into a mob of riotous labourers at Schless g six persons killed�?100.000 miners quit work and the strike still spreading. Berlin May 13��?the whole a Afriso Dusseldorf is now on duty in the Vicinity of the Coal mines for the purpose of preserving order among the striking miners. About Midnight saturday night a mob set fire to an Oil factory at Mierenfeld which was consumed. The Mulheim and Duisberg miners have joined the strike. At Schleswig a number of pit men attacked the foremen daggers and he had to flee for his life. A body of infantry arrived there at s o clock sunday morning when the rioters who had formed into two bodies took Refuge behind a railway embankment and jeered at the troops to lira a times the i hers were called upon to disperse but they refused to obey. The soldiers then fired into the crowd killing six persons one of them a 4-year-old child. A women was also wounded. After the firing the mob dispersed. The District bristles troops the Cal mine owners and the striking miners have appointed committees to Confer together and arrange a settlement of the dispute. Berlin May miners strike is assuming great dimensions there being fresh accessions of strikers every Day. It if now estimated that there Are 100,000 Hainds but of work throughout the rhenish Westphalia districts. The emperor returned to this City hurriedly wednesday to consult Prince Bismarck who presided at a special Council the emperor is deeply concerned Over the strike movements now pervading the country and does not conceal his sympathy Writh the workmen although he is determined to suppress disorder. Alter the Cabinet councils wednesday and thursday the emperor approved a report advising that the influence of the government be directed to induce employers to come to terms the men. The cabinets anxiety for a speedy set lament of the miners strike is heightened by the growing dangers of Industrial strikes in populous Center the Berlin carpenters and several other trades Are out claiming 66 pfennig an Hoar a working Day of nine hours. At Hamburg Frankfort on the main. Crefeld Nuremberg and Itzo Hoe the strikers hold out under much suffering the general attitude of the strikers apart from their claims evokes sympathy. Public opinion concerning their claims also sides the men since 1887 the Coal Trade has been immensely prosperous. The production and sales have increased Over 75 per cent. The values of mining shares have rapidly risen w Hile the wages of the men remain at an average of is 6d per Day. Their request to obtain an Advance of 3d per Day working eight hours finds unanimous approval except from the More abject organs of the employers. A number of mine owners signify their willingness to Grant the demands. Failing an Early assent by Krupp and the larger companies the emf Eror will receive a deputation of Colliers probably publicly to express his sympathy. The men Are aware of his sentiments. It is not unlikely that he will visit the strike districts if Tho trouble continues to spread. Many victims. A number of person lose their lives during the of last Friday night Pennsylvania. In Pittsburgh a May 13�?reports of damage by Friday nights terrible storm Are coming in from ail parts of Allegheny county and in fact from nearly every place in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania the loss however can not be approximated at this time. Houses fences and Trees along the Banks of streams were swy ept away and land slides occurred in nearly every Road leading out of Pittsburgh. 80 far but two deaths from drowning have been reported. Two children of Conrad Schaefer aged 3 and 7 years of Spring Garden Borough North of Allegheny were a wept away by the flood and or. And mrs. Schaefer narrowly escaped from meeting the same Fate. Their House is located near the Bank of Butcher s run the scene of the frightful disaster of fifteen years ago when 300 people were swept Senate on the 7th the considera�io7n 4b4 House Bill forbidding the Sale of cigarettes aug a cigarette paper in Michigan was indefinitely postponed thus practically killing the b la the House Bill forbidding the Sale of tobacco to is under seventeen years of age was passed and the Meas it re Urdl soon become a Law. The Boulevard Bill i a Fig Detroit the Power to Bond itself for i Somdy a passed and Only lacks the governors so go Iro Ture to become a Law. House a Bill revising the fish Laws of the state was passed also a making it a felony to entice minors into secret places for in moral purposes. For a violation of the provisions of the Law a.pers0n maybe sent to state prison for a term not to �xce8d fifteen years. Senate nearly the entire session was spent on the 8th in consideration of a House Bill repealing an elaborate system of reporting mortgages for adopted two years ago. The books and forms required for put tag the act into operation Cost the state �3 it xxx. As the result of its Workings millions of dollars in mortgages were a entered and assessed but the Money loaners at once began charging a higher rate of interest and the act Becan get obnoxious. Just the required number of rite s the pass the Bill were secured. A Resolution fixing the salary of members of the legislature at �00 per annul was Defeated. House Bills were passed providing a penalty of Fine and imprisonment for any person knowingly infected Sana Ipox. Scarlet fever or other communicable d a disc to enter a Public place or conveyance or to subject any other person to danger of contracting the disease req ring every retailer of gasoline naphtha or Benz be to Atta h a Label to the purchaser 9 Ean giving the True name of the fluid Anthe words a explosive when mixed in committee of the whole a b 11 increasing the Spect Fie tax of express companies from one to three per cent was killed but a Bill decreasing the specific tax of the fire insurance companies from three to two per cent was passed. Senate the House b 11 for the inspection of cattle on the Hoof was k lied on the 9th and the Senate Bill upon the same subject was indefinitely postponed. Bills were passed authorizing Reed City to incur a bonded indebtedness of $65,000 for Public improvements the grand rapids Dolce court Bill raising the salary of the judge to #1.800 and the clerk to $1,900, and the Bill appropriating $85,70 for the support of the state Normal school. House Bills were passed appropriating f7k-163 for the support of the state Industrial Home for g Ris providing for incorporating building and loan associations amending the charter of the City of Lansng. A Bill reducing the specific tax on the business of flee insurance companies from three to two per cent failed of passage by a Rote of 33 to 41. The governor approved the Rogers Bill preventing the Sale of tobacco to in nors under seventeen years of age and the University appropriation Bill. Senate Bills were passed on the 10th providing for the better Observance of the Sabbath and punishment for immorality increasing the salary of the state l Barrian and assistant House Bill fixing the compensation of the Wayne county coroners legalizing certain Public improvement Bonds in the Village of Kalkaska. A Resolution was offered appropriating #1,270 for the expenses of transportation of the governor and military to the new York Centennial and it was referred to the committee on military affairs. Adjourned to the 11th. House Bills were passed providing a fixed compensation for clerks and registers for Tho Wayne county probate court to prevent the spread of Contag Ous diseases among live Stock appropriating $66,0�0 for the state Public schools providing a stenographer for the Wayne county court and the Detroit police court. A Bill to pension judge Swift of the Detro t recorders court at $2,000 per year was killed As was a Resolution appropriating $ 0,00 for the Reley of the Waldron fire sufferers. The woman s municipal suffrage Bill was made the spec Al order for May 18. Adjourned to the 13th. Michigan state news. A terrible mistake. Highwaymen while Ort their Way to the horse col men at fort Thomas a. T., and robbed of 629,000. Eight soldiers were wounded some fatally. Moritz Blanc a Workman in Dahl a fireworks manufactory at Cincinnati shot and killed hit wife and seven year old daughter on the kith and then killed himself. Jealousy was supposed to have been the cause. Z at Houston tex., prof. 8t Clair the aeronaut in attempting to give Bis a leap from the Clouds on the 12th lost his grip on the Parachute and fell three Hundred feet to the Earth. Nearly every Bone in his body was broken. Flames on the 11th at fort Atkinson via destroyed cornus Curtis k Green a Dairy manufacturing Ketabu Ament �T�125,001 in a family quarrel on the 15th at Marion ind., Charles Hupe aged seventy two years shot his daughter in Law fatally wounding her. He was arrested. The Bill prohibiting the importation of dressed beef from other states was rejected in the new York legislature on the 15th. The next meeting of the National editorial association will be held m Detroit Mich., August 27-36. A blinding Snow storm prevailed All Over Northern Wisconsin and Michigan on the 15th general Adna Anderson of Bing Bing n. Y., aged sixty years and one of the beat known railway men in the country committed suicide on the 15th at Philadelphia by shooting himself in his room at a hotel 1 it cause for the deed waa unknown. The Czar shot. The russian ruler might la wounded a the attack made upon him last Fri Day his assailant kills himself. London May 15.�?a dispatch from Vienna gives another version of the attempt to take the life of thu Czar at Matschina la it Friday lews of which was telegraphed from Paris monday. The Story in circulation in Vienna is that the Czar was walking in the Garden of the Palace when he waa approached by an officer who fired a re Volver at him slightly wounding him in the forearm. The guards near at hand rushed Forward to seize the Man but before they would reach him he placed the pistol to Hia Temple and shot himself dead. Crushed under tons of Iron one Man killed and three others fatally injured in a terrible a eident it Detroit. Detroit Mich May 16.�?a terrible Accident occurred at the Michigan oar works tuesday afternoon by which one Man lost his life and three others were fatally injured. A gang of labourers were unloading a car of Iron when some part of the Brace holding the Load broke and several tons of Iron fell on the Man my Petely burying them. When thaw nyties were liberated Joe Benscotter was a my my la three companions were mortally la Jared. All Are Germana and leave san families. A Boston broker who mysteriously Dis pie re it i Nome weeks sine suddenly return and commits suicide Boston May 14. A shortly before Midnight saturday night broker John Cadams who has been missing since april 23, suddenly put in an appearance at the Revere House and entered the Public parlor which was occupied by two other gentlemen. He took a seat at the opposite end of the room from where the others w Ere sitting deliberately took a revolver from his pocket placed the muzzle at his right Temple and sent a Bullet into his brain. He died instantly. It was not until the physician examined him that his identity was discovered. Nobody knows where he has been Fer Che past three weeks although the police instigated by Bis wife hunted High and Low Fox him. death by the angry the Banks overflowed a i Schaefer House was re foundation and the family and took shelter under Soni. Ning Cut of the House girls were caught by a when ight the rom its House in run the children both the current and Pardon for deserters. Swept away. Mrs. Schaefer became so frantic on seeing her children in the run that she got in the water too and was almost drowned. The bodies of the children were recovered. It is thought mra Schaefer will die. The bodies of two men victims of the flood have been found. This makes four deaths so far rom it Rte it i Renovo a May 13.-mra William to Nall and her four children of Ridgway Elk county sought safety from fridays terrible storm in the cellar of their House. While there lightning struck the House and the Mother and three of her children were killed. The other child a babe of a month was alive and uninjured in the arms of its dead Mother. Of the pits Burgh Moke sport k Yough fog Heny Railroad a freight train was wrecked by running into a landslide and Patrick mis Iii a brakeman was killed. A proc Lama government the president soon to Issue Tion which will save the a goodly sum. Washington May 14�? it is probable that the president will Issue a proclamation granting pardons to All desert Era from the unite 1 states army whether under confinement or at Large. Senator plumb has urged this action on him for some time and it is rumoured that the proclamation will Oon be forthcoming. President Grant in 1873, granted pardons to All deserters from the army and Navy. Since that time 40,800 enlisted men in the army alone have deserted and Only about 8,000 of these have been captured. The pardoning of these will save the government the great expense constantly entailed in capturing them and convicting them. Secretary Proctor evidently favors the plan. He a ordered the release of numerous deserters confined in the military prison. A big haul of jewelry Young jew decamps 935,000 Worth of his employers property. Pueblo col May 14�?a dispatch from Salida says that while or. L Cornwall a jeweler of that place was on a visit to the town of Monarch last Friday a Young jew named Strauss who had been left in charge of the store and business packed up 335,000 Worth of jewelry and left the town on a freight train taking his plunder him. He has been tracked by officers to Pueblo and is trying to escape in an Easterly direction. Several officers Are after him. He name from 84 Louis and has worked in most of the Sebero cities. Horrible tragedy. Am Bass Farmer in Wisconsin cats his wife s Throat and then his Owa Beth deed. Fond do Lac via Kay 14�?George Loomis a Farmer of the town of Osceola a few Miles East of this Otty Cut his wife a Throat monday morning and then Hia own a common pocket knife. Both died instantly. Loomis had been Ilaene foe Aeno time but he had Only a mowed Mnew a Etc of the Gehrty top�few4hwn a by or eid Dan Ftp a wee Maetto a net fac Quot rom hmm a summer convocation. A gathering of Christian worker of All denominations to be held near Chicago in autos. Chicago May 131�?a summer convocation of Christian workers of All denominations from various parts of the United states will be held at Western Springs near this City on the amp b. K j. Railroad from june 7 to its inclusive the object As announced a a to present truth on the lives of the fourfold gospel namely the lord Jesus Christ our Saviour our Sanctification our healer our coming a b Simpson of new York City Captain r. Kelso Carter of Baltimore my. Miss Carrie Judd of Buffalo n. Miss Mattie Gordon of Nashville Tenn., and Many other workers of prominence will be present a cordial Welcome is extended to All fall information can be had at City Headquarters rooms 326, 328 and 833, no. 96 state Street Chicago. Train break he fast. New York May 13�?train broke his fast saturday by eating an Orange at a children a Tea party. He had accepted an offer of $1,000 to appear for one week at the grand museum at the conclusion of a 100 Days fast the entire proceeds to be contributed to the building fund of the new York press club. A newspaper editor to it Ken for a burglar shot and instantly killed by his brother in Law a the latter overwhelmed grief. 8pringfield, mass., May 14.�?James b. Smith local editor of the Republican was shot and instantly killed by his brother in Law who mistook him for a burglar. In the absence of or. Smiths father in Law Warren f Sturtevant w to is at the Range Lej lakes on a fishing trip or. Smith Bla wife and infant daughter were spending a Tew Days in or. Smith s old Home. Early in the morning burglars entered or. Sturt Evans House and Young Sturtevant was aroused from a sound sleep by the servants who had been awakened by the noise made by the burglar he looked out of the window and saw a Man in the Yard and seizing his gun went into the Hall in the meantime or. And mrs. Smith were aroused and had stepped out of their room into the Hall Young Sturte it pfc not knowing that his brother in Law was in the House and Suppo Sii g himself the Only Mau there at once fired. Or. Smith fell dead by the Side of Bis wife. Or. Smith bad slept in his own House until the night of the tragedy on account of the lateness of his hours but he was off duty this night though his brother in Law did not know it. Or Smith was a Young Man of Good ability and High character. His brother in Law is a Young Man of 22, and is simply overwhelmed by the terrible tragedy. Of wandering ten yers. Elias Stockw Eif who left Bis Home an Ltd family at mount cd eme a years ago and who has Lieen mourned As air a Ever since came Back the other night i Wile rec Quot cognized him and then fainted away a. Tock Well was a contractor and Bui def Anil went to Detroit ten years ago on bus inns he was not heard from afterwards and it was supposed he had let Evn murdered. Beyond the fact that he said he had been out West for his health he had not told of Hia wandering health in Michigan. Reports to the state Board of health by fifty nine Al it it rovers la different parts of the state for the Wek ended of the the indicated that pneumonia consumption of the lungs diarrhoea and whooping cough increased Ami remit tent fever bronchitis tonsillitis neuralgia and Typo malarial fever decreased in area of prevalence. Diphtheria was reported at eight places Scarlet fever at Twenty two typhoid fever at five and measles at four crossed in love. The body of miss Mary Ann Gallagher of Cheboygan a Well known lady aged Twenty five years who had been i amp it dog several Days was found recently a Short distance from her Home in a pile of burning Brush literally burned to a Crisp it was said that her parents objected to her keeping company a certain Young Man. And that this unsettled her mind and she committed suicide by jumping into the a burning Brush Heap. Liq fires Are out. Uelia Bleo Ycek from the South Shore Extension in the Homestead District received recently at Nestoria were to the effect that fully $250,000 damage was done by the Forest fires. A Muni it or of houses belonging to homesteaders were burned but the loss was principally on standing Pine. The fires extended from match Wood to Hill Creek and far into the Interior. Heavy Rains had fallen anti All danger was past. A Waldron wiped out. The flourishing and wide awake Little Village of Waldron Hillsdale county was completely gutted by fire the other night. The whole business i ortion of the town was burned entailing a loss of Al it out $60,-�x�. With Only $11,<uu insurance. A Strong wind was blowing at the time and As Tho Village was without fire Protection the panic stricken people were powerless to save their property. liner enter prison for life. The last act in the Latimer murder occurred at Lansing the other morning when judge Peck sentenced r. Irving Latimer to state prison for life. The boy denied that he was without feeling. He said he never shed a tear in his life and he could not display emotion. He was White As Marble when his sentence was pronounced. He was taken immediately to prison. Soldiers Home improvements. The soldiers Home Board were in session at grand rapids recently All the members present except colonel Atkinson. Plans were adopted for a $20,000 Hospital building. Sl�?~2,000 dormitory and 86,000 electric Light Plant. Work would commence at once upon the improvements and they would be completed this season. More Gold found. A find of Gold of great value was made a few Days ago Only a few Miles from Ishpeming but several mile4�itom where Gold has been found before. One Small specimen of Quartz weighing Only six ounces contained thirty Small nuggets of Gold weighing nearly an ounce avoirdupois. In Oklahoma. Death of a sex congressman. New York May 13 sex congressman Lyman k. Bass died at the hotel Buckingham saturday afternoon of consumption and heart failure. He was 54 years old. He was a partner of president Cleveland and was District attorney of Erie county n. Y., from 1871 to 1875. France second to us in wheat growing. Washington May 13�?Walter t. Griffin commercial agent at Limoges Calls attention to the fact that France stands second to the United states a a wheat growing of entry. France being discouraged tha Vine is turning More and More attention to the production of her own food sup-p7 two Brothers shot dead. Portsmouth 0., May 13�? at a country daa Oeon twin Creek saturday night Henrly Nicobia a hot and killed Wilson and hum Paeper Brothers who had forced a quarrel a my life after having been warned to de a a my Tilo is made no attempt to Aoa it Quot a of do "�i�1 government official make a favourable Ite port regarding affair at Guthrie and Kingfisher a marshal Needle commended. Washington May 10.�?Secretary Noble has received an interesting report from the two inspectors of the general land office who have been in Oklahoma since the territory was opened. They give a graphic description of the growth of the town till about barbershops Bath houses Street sprinklers fire engines and opera houses being opened and they say that Guthrie has now a population of 6,000 male citizens leaving the female population to be estimated. With regard to the troubles and complaints that have come from these sources they say a Public Confidence a been restored Here by the prompt action of the government. Captain Mcarthur and marshal Needles have acted great d scrim nation and too much Praise can not be Given the report further says a we visited the land office at k a Flasher and found the business proceeding in a commendable manner and satisfactorily to All parties interested. We heard no complaint of Deputy marshals or other officers making entries of land contrary to Law or to the detriment of settlers. The questions of town Sites ire being que etly and sat Factor Fly settled and there is perfect secant Here of both me Tad Eig Bridges. The cantilever Bridge Ever the Niagara is built almost entirely of steel Ita length a 810 feet the total weight is 3,000 tons and the Cost was $900,000. The Bridge of sighs at Venice Over which condemned prisoners were transported from the Hall of judgment to the place of execution was built in 1589. The Bridge at Burton Over the Trent was formerly the longest Bridge in England being 1,545 feet. It is now partly removed. Built in the twelfth Century. Tat Bridge old Bridge Over the Tay at Dundee destroyed december 28, 1879. New Bridge about two Miles Long has 85 pies height above High water 77 feet. The Niagara suspension Bridge was built by Roebling in 1852-56 at a Cost of $400,000. It is 245 feet above the water 821 Long and the strength is estimated at 1,200 tons. The new London Bridge is constructed of Granite from the designs of l. Rennie. It waa commenced in 1824 and completed in about seven years at a Cost of $7,200,000. Clifton suspension Bridge at Bristol has a Span of 703 feet at a height of 245 feet above the water. The Carriage Way is 20 feet wide and the Footway feet wide. Cost $500,000. Tax Britannia Bridge crosses the Menai Strait Wales at an Elevation of 108 feet above High water. It is of wrought Iron 1,511 feet Long and we finished a Altea Coet $8 000,000. Short but Teuny item. Hastings will erect one of the finest Bel Dierst Monument in the state. The of ropes Gold a Silver company at i la peeing has decided to buy Twenty new Stamps and eight new vanning machines. A Alexander Folsom died in Bay City recently. He was largely interested in lumber Mills there and owned Timber lands in Wisconsin and the Southern states. Bronson s City Council has decided Thal liquor Sellers must put up Gilt edged Bonds to i the amount of 53.5u0, and that said Bonds men must reside in the Village. As yet but one Saloon keeper had been Able to till the Bill a Bay City pugilist named Billy Butts picked a fight a Small Man at St Ignace the other Day and when the St. Ignace Man got through him he looked As if he had passed through a Railroad wreck. Rev. Daniel Pelt of new York formerly pastor of Hope Church at Holland has been appointed Secretary to the United states minister to the Netherlands. A boy named Kahn was accidentally shot a few Days ago in the legs at Boardman Lake near traverse City by a or. Calkins who was shooting at a Mark. The boy would lose one and perhaps both legs. Rev. Or. Oscar Clute of Southern California has been elected president of the Michigan agricultural College in place of president Willetts now assistant commissioner of agriculture. The Lucky ticket which Drew a horse at a recent Raifle in Bay City was held by d. N. Truddel w to when he saw the a full blooded animal which had been advertised immediately accepted an offer of seven dollars for it the Trotter will pull a garbage Wagon against time. West Branch has no saloons the last one having gone out of business. The one Bond presented to the Council was rejected because insufficient a tire at roof Bury recently destroyed $5,000 Worth of lumber shingles ties and posts. The fire started from attempts at Clearing. A vein of Coal we As struck a few Days ago on August Dahmes farm near Unionville Tuscola county which was said to be a excellent article. A new silk Mill will be erected at Belding by the Belding bros., who already employ two Hundred hands there. Potatoes go begging at big rapids at ten cents per Bushel. The other night three men entered the Northern hotel at Lake City called for cigars and presented a ten Dollar Bill in payment. When Owen Mcgovern the proprietor unlocked his Safe to get change they knocked him Down and robbed the Safe of $1,200. The robbers escaped unrecognized. An old Man named Ritchie and his three sons were recently arrested at Morenci for wheat stealing. D. E. Cady of Auburn n. Y., shot mid killed himself in the Russell House at Detroit the other night he was Well connected in Auburn and his suicide was the result of a protracted spree. Conductor Ward had both legs Cut off Al Carney the other Day and won id probably die. The bodies of Andrew Braun who disappeared from his boarding House at Lansing the other night and e w. Baker aged seventy four who disappeared the same evening were found floating in grand River the next morning. Both undoubtedly committed suicide Captain Robert Caswell one of the proprietors of the tug line at Ludington died suddenly the other Day. Edward e. Tooker of grand rapids whose wife deserted him went to a hotel there recently registered under an assumed name and killed himself a dose of rough on rata a mad dog caused intense excitement a Bay City the other Day. The animal was finally skied after a Long Chase Bat not until he had bitten nearly a score of other dogs and a child. Several head of cattle were bitten by a mad dog which passed through Merritt township the other Day. Some sheep which were attacked by the animal bulled tip Tel selves to death

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