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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOT- VIIT. NO. 9t AN ENTIRE FAMILY DEAD I he Children First, Mother Next and Father Last. SIX IN THE SAME WATERY GRAVE The Terrible Accident Near Kingston, N. Y, ingulfed the Entire Slater Fatal Wreck Seal N Y Feb 10 of the chain of lakes known as tbe Bmnewaters on the line of tbe Wallkill Valley railroad, a few miles from this city was the scene of a frightful casualty Sunday The abound with pie ale usually visited at this season of the year by fishing parties, who cut circular holes m the ice and through these drop their lines. "While Jacob R. Slater and his wife wet e fishing near shore on the Ihird Bmnowater theirfour children pnt on skates and struck out towards the center of the lake, the ice upon whieh was hardly two inches thick I-our Children Sink. The children had skating but a short time when the ice suddenly gave way under their weight, and their piercing cries as they felt themselves sinking drew then parents to the spot The Frantic Mother Follows. The mother, frantic with grief, rushed wildly iu the direction of hei children in a TAin attempt to rescue them As she> ap- proached the spot where they had disap- peared the ice gave way beneath her feet and she, too, was soon carried out of sight under the ice The Father Dlvea, Too Slater, who was only a few feet behind his wife, dived after her and was never socn again There were other people fishing on the lake and the news of the sad affair spread rapidly. By nightfall hundreds of people lined tbe shores of the lake while efforts were being made to recover the bod its of the victi.ns. Slater was about 55 years of age and a veteran of tbe late war He was a her of Pratt Post, of this city, a detail of which has boon sent to the scene to assist 10 the search and to take charge of the bodim when fountt Into Open Switch. HARRTKBUHG, Feb 10 open switch earned a serious ivrecfc on the Northern Cen tral Railway at Marsh's Run, near this city, Sunday morning Two sections of a freight rnnning ahead of the Pacific HTprpM had or ders to stay upon the siding until the express had passed After the first section had run upon the siding a brakemau, supposing the second section would follow, left the switch open. This section, however, ran in upon another switch. The Fireman Killed Before the mistake could be rectified the Pacific express rounded the curve and dashed into the locomntive on the second section Both engines were demolished, and the track has been blocked all day Arthur Emerton of Baltimore, fireman of the express, was killed. Four SerlouMy Hurt Isaac Sterner, engineer of the passenger and Engineer Yagle, of the freight, were seriously Injured, and Express Me. ocngerj McCuUtm utiJ 1 otvuall bauty Hurt. Several others were cut and bruised The, negligent brakeman disappeared after the accident. One Killed, Five Injured ROAHOKIC, Va, Feb 10 passenger tioin from this place going to Bristol, Tenn on the Norfolk and esterjL l ailroad, we wrecked about 11 o'clock at Huddleston' Mill, thirty-two miles east of Bristol The accident was caused by the rails spreading Five coaches were derailed. George Kurr rxpress messenger, was killed instantly B W Bock, mail agent, was fatally injured. Conductor J. W Barnes was cat on the head and seriously injured. Baggngemaster Adams was hurt internally and is supposoc to be fatally injured. Lewis Williams an fmsij have arrived here and will give -4 of of tick r A LEGACY OF DEBT o-> Pedro Left Brazil In tho Hole. NEW YORK, Feb 10 copy of The Rio ews the following statement of uy Barboss, minister of finance of Brazil The national debt left as an inheritance by te monarchy is more than contos reis (about 000 000) This enor- mous total will equal the receipts of the tate for nearly seven years, estimating at our annual revenue Let the ountry, therefore know what it owes upon lis side to tha regime happily extinct, to ow few departments it has a claim from le side of the classes whose labor promotes industry, enriches the souroon of taxation nd develops general wealth 'At the same time the lesson becomes sea sonable to serve as a warning to the gi ow- ing republic, and to Its founders, hose example cannot but influence the baracter of our future hnbite so that we iay learn to escape this reef of prodigality, hich appears to exercise such deep and atnl attraction in our day upon tbe policy f democracies." He urges the pruning of expenses, elimina- lon of useless departments, the filling of ffices by persons of merit and capacity, and "miting aposentados (officials retired on sal' l j) to the cases marked by law Then Mr larbosa continues "Let us not multiply which, drop iy drop, may giow into torrents of ruinous rponio Let us restrict ourselves in ere- .ting new services to absolute necessity jet us fly from republican favoritism, the mmoral and fatal transformation of the >ld monarchical nepotism Let Us not con- rlbute to or continue m force under the tew situation the habits of a nation of place maters. And should we proceed in thin manner we shall have passed over half the road toward the reform of our finamjes, the reconstitution of our credit and the ferUlb.iv lon of our vital COTTON'S NEW RIVAL. The Ramee Plant Can Cheaply Be Made Into Cloth. WASHINGTON, Feb 10 Porte, ol he department of agi iculture, is of opinion hat a process has boon discovered by which tbe ramee plant can be made into cloth at such moderate cost that it will soon become a dangerous rival to cottoa "About a month said Mr Porte in conversation on this subject, "information reached thf the murder ran for assistance, and during heir absence the old man reloaded the rifle and shot his daughter (n law as she was tooping over her dead husband She lived but an hour The old man says he did the shooting in entionally The murdered couple were highly respected and great indignation pre- vails. Killed by a Burglar lutHAiL, N Y, Feb shocking ;ragedy has just come to light at Westport near here A masked man entered the house of Ransom Floyd, an aged and respectec pr, shortly after 7 p. m, and demanded ;he farmer's money 1 he farmer refused to yield to the burglar's demands, whereupon :he latter drew a revolver and shot him Floyd lost consciousness, but when he cairn x) he found Mrs Floyd lying dead upon the loor, her head pounded to a jelly to Eeath. Although weak from loss of blood Mr Floyd hobbled thirty rods to the house o Alexander his nearest neighbor and aroused the inmates Mr Laswell am tils son hurried to the scene of the tragedy A horrible sight met their gaze The car pet in, the little sitting room was soaked with blood Mrs Floyd's countenance was entirely unrecognizable The burglar ha( evidently turned his attention to Mrs. Floyd as soon as he disposed of her husband H had used some blunt instrument, apparentl; the butt end of his revolver, and had no stopped until the entire top of the head am face of the woman had boon mashed. Th Bible the old lady had boon reading was stll tightly clasped in her hands. She was B> years old Her husband may recover, bu wuuiieutuie vmj DCIIUUB uu vi his advanced age The Plunder Sought, There was some or in the house, the proceeds of the sale of a piece of that Mr Floyd had sold to Boston par ties. This was evidently known to the burglar, who must have secreted himself in the house while Mr Floyd was at the bam doing his chores, but strange to relate none of tbe money was taken. It is the general opinion that the murderer escaped to the mountains The route through the valley to the base of the Adirondacks is an easy one, and the fugitive once in the wilderness a few hours In advance of his pursuers tan escape capture with little difficulty oimdaK-D-n hMiclde MijjuHFgTun, N H Feb 10 Grace E Huntington, aged 23, committed suicide Sunday morning by taking laudanum The yonng woman had for thn past two months been an Inmate of a house of ill fame and had become infatuated with an out-of-towij yonng man of respectable family Friday she was ordered out of the house and made an appointment with her lover for Saturday night His refnual to meet her is bnlleved to have boon the cause of her sui- cide. Probable Harder at Eochester. N Feb 10 Farly Snn day moming Ebbard Bennett, a middle, aged man, living on. South 8t Paul street, name home drunk and biutally assaulted his The taken lu the hos- pital and the man to the police station The woman was severely cut by being partly forced through a window, through which tne mfln tried to hurl her to the street- She will probably did of her injuries New York's Mynterioiu Suicide. NnwYonir, Feb Van Dusen Abbott, aged 17, committed suicide by shoot- Ing himself In the head, at No 61 West Thirty sixth street, the palatial residence of his grandfather, S. B Van Dusen, a wealthy Importer of metals. Abbott's parents reside in Liverpool, anil though boiu here, he had spent most of hla life In that city The family will give no informa- tion as to the reason for the suicide. Canght by a Decoy Telegrani, 1-mSBCBO, Feb. Alpnonse who broke into the Delaware and Hudson depots at Cohooo and tiroen island week and stole some money and a lot of railroad tickets; was ai'rested here, he hav- ing bean decoyed hero fro-d MouLraal bogus telegram A nnmber of uecklacot, bracelets and ladies' watch chains found in his r Bridgeport Birds Won. NKW BAVIN, Fob. 10 300 sportl from New York, Brooklyn and elsewhere attended a cocking main at Milford Sunday between Bridgeport and New Haveu The main lasted seven hours, and was wun by Bridgeport by seven out of twelve Over changed hands during tbe ouu- tvt. Two of the parties were captured by tbe sheriff, but were rele-owd on THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS. What will Probably Be In Senate and W Feb 10 senate will ti to dispose of the Blair educational bill during the coming week Mr Blair wil! finish bis spocth today A number of sena- tors have signified their intention of apeak ing on this measure before n vote is taken, among thorn Senators Hour, Plumb Stanford, Pugh and Senator TM munds and Stfnotor ft nro A-KO oxpr f ed to speak, flm r m of Iho Blair lull in the senate clnim ilmf ih lull will jcctcd Tho lull doi bo passed and sent to thn house iu a few days i Tbeajivte commutes 04) wQl l arobauly ofiler a livorarjlf iej n toduy oi he bill to admit Idaho into th I nun lh mniittet may have a chauee to call t( tl H case foi consideiatlon before the ei 1 i Ih weuk Ineventof tlusbomg done, ni tt u of tht scenesonucteel in the houi lining tho on deavor of tao tt call up tht Bmlth-Jaekson case will in a les-> i dtgiec it 13 believed, oeeup) tut tinu et h MM It is a question whether a on thoiult will be had duriiiR the week THE COAL OUTLOOK The Philadelphia LrilKer Ktnleivn the SlluHCion FUJI A DELPHI A Fe'b morning LedgeT sajs Thy untliiticltu toal tl ti if continues verv dull for domestic sizf s and as active as ever for the furnace and bimill steam sizes, which have become very scaiee The price for pea coal has been advanced tt 40 and 5U at the mines and most ol the shlppeis are disinclined to book new con tracts for that size as they have alreuci) more orders than they can supply Homo ol the iron furnaces iu tho Ljuigh antt Schuyl kill valleys have begun to use Inoktn eon.) to make up the shoi tness in the supplj ol lump and steamboat and this wil" afford some relief the market which l gorged withalaigeuceumulatioiif f broktn egg, stove and chestnut sizes. 1 h pi ice for anthracite are now weaker than have been at any time since lust Muj Shading from the circular flguns is tieinp done openly, by the large mining ant carrying companies "The Reading company is selling to every body at ten cents per below the cntuliii prices, find the agents of tlic Pennsylvania railioads coal companies aie reported as selling their anthracite at twenty to tw ent} five cents per ton below tho circular pi K cs Coxe Bros Co are said to be offering the product of their collieries at the following prices at the mints Bioken and tgg K per ton, stuve chrslnut Wyoming and Lehlgh individual operntort have unsettled the Yoik an 1 N w England markets by fieoly and tj uly sell ing stove coal at a cut of fiom f i ty to hft) cents pei ton, and in some at n greater concession free ou boarl in Ntw York harbor A meeting of the general halts agents ol the anthracite company will be held in New York next Thuisday to discuss tho contli tlon of the codl tradt A Miuik Gill t roily ST JOSI-PH Mo, Feb tty Lulu Retherford, the 17 ear-oltl daughter of Z A. Retherford, editoi of tht county paper ai Bolckow, eiopod with td loirence an actor, who has long been out of nn engage ago Miss Kotheiford was stage struck and did not know that lorrence alrealy had a wile 1 he girl's family is ne of ttfi most prominent in the state Her father is here looking for the runaway couple and threat ens to shoot Tqrrence :i Makes the lives ol many people miserable, causing distress alter eating sour stomach, siek headache, heartburn, loss of appetite, a lalnt, 'all gone bad taste, coited _. louKuo, diul Irrcgnkrlty or DIStreSS Dyspepsia does Afler not Ket well of itsell. It t. reqnirea careful attention, eating and a remedy like Hoods Sarsaparllla, which acts gently, yet efficiently It tones tho Btomsu-h, regulates tlio diges- tion, creates a good ap- petite, banishes headache, and the mind I have, been troubled with dyspepsia- I had but little appetite, and wlnt I did eat Una tm distressed me, or did me near i mtle good Aftcr eatlng j DUrn would have a faint or tired, all gone feeling, as thuuc'' I liad not eaten anything My trouble was aggravated by my business, painting. Last fcFlll.B I Huud-S Sat saparilla, which did me an StOmaOli immense amount of good It gavo me an appetite, and my food relished and satisfied tho craving I had previously experienced GEOKCIB A PAGE, Watertown, Mass. Hood's Garsaparilla Propareionly byO I HOOD A CO, Lowell, Mm. IOO Doses One Dollar JUST ABB1VKH AT A Aiiortment of T steot Novelties in HAMHUHUU, KMBROIDKKIKS Among which ire entirely new de- never soon befoia, which we J nit lecelved through wveral of Importing Tork, we gutnntao that no flner not bet- ter-mwle Tmbiotderiea in the muket, and, above all, that we are enabled to wll these bc-ntHful- Hamburg tt positively luwer prkw any Yoik is able (o offer to yon, no m'tter who they are, for we bought for w-h, and are able to give to yon. Call and compare our Vmbroldorlei with any and compare F.8. Notice We hereby give spe cial notice tbat all the old and Umbrell" from 1890, left bete for covering and mnit be caTled for within 80 daj. this date, at will be told for Jangai, 15th. 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MKTN'l'TNCi DONE IN A FIRST-CLASS MAHHER, AHD AT SHORT NOTICE AHD FAIR PRICES, AT THE Trenton Times J O 1 Yintiiig i Jcpartmcnt WASHINGTON MARKET BUILDING, Corner of Front and South "road Streets. I.OOK OUT 1'OR BARGAINS We have purchaser! the store North of us and intend to build on the two lots l he lincsl olorc in ircnlon! We most get rid of our stock to do therefore, RliADY-MADH v 'N c i 1 10 NORllI A I i' Advcrlisc, SlRh-HT. YOUR "WANTS" -jN ;