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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey YOU VIII. NO. 2335. rKKNTON, 8ATUKDAY AU'rKKNOON, 7, 1890. TWO OKN'10 FA I AL ELECTRIC BOLlS. Many Persons Electrocuted by Flashes of Lightning nrsnui IION in nn nth 1111! Kuln lift In the Path ol Mormn 1 h it Suojit Oier Connecticut u urU iiml >ow Jer j V dumber of (aHuultlea Niw VlIK Jiilit 7 One of the most cons entious an 1 c lU Hashes ol tiling tli it h is twr illumined the heavens its ire doeuultd on liir iimiglmm I nn ihurtdaj night In the first pi ice it thotiRhtloilj ran into Krau night s storm and burned Ihe loss is II, 500 ai d the insurance The llousatonic depot at Newton u, Conn w as also struck and burned Much baggage belonging to summer residents was destioyed in the station The total loss is about 000 A barn owue-d b} Bell, a part of which w is used by the fne department of Bajsidt I for stoimg its truck etc was stinck bj lightning J hursday night and burned I he fli i apparatus was saved Ihe loss was aliout 000 Constable Martin's Odd Experience. Constable George D Martin and his wife were driving in a dog cart fiom the Isle of Wight, L I to their home- in Far Rock away Thmsdij in, lit w hen the horse was knocked down by a flash of lightning, the cart was overturned and Mr and Mrs Mar tin were thrown violently to the ground The constable was not mucn hurt, but Mrs Martin In undei the cart badlj bruised Her hustund dragged her out, restored her to her senses got the horsfl upon his feet with it labor -and eventu ally reached home wriati> c Lightumg struck the barn belonging to Thomas Lathon at Keyport, N J yester daj, and killed all his horses cows and other live stock theiein Ihe barn was burned and nothing but the rain saved the house A 1 irge bam on the Hendrickson farm, nearll.irUt V J v is stiuekbj lightning and entirelj destroyed by fire with its con tents A Woman Hurt Miss Kulie Pettit was sitting by an open window it her honu at Bughton Depot, N J during the storm of j esterday after- noon when she was struck by lightning and thrountothc floor She found unconscious a hort time afterward Blood was, flowing from her mouth and nostrils, her left side w is and her body and clothing were scorched Her recovery is doubtful 1 M irtbmise Burned Lightning stiuek Lane's storage ware- house at Salem last night and 000 w orth of cotton belonging to I le Nanm keag Cotton company was destroyed Ropes' stoi "house adjoining was also burned with a large quantity of hay and straw, valued it 000 All insured A Child Killed lit Philadelphia. Lightning stiuek the switch tower at Powelton Pa on the Pennsylvania rail ro id and dcstroj ed the apparatus, and trains were blockaded for a short time A number of buildings in Philadelphia were struck bj lightning and damaged One horse was killed Alice Fareell, aged 9, was killed bj lightning in West Philadel- phia while ing under a tree with two other children, both of whom were nnm jured four Poople Killed Mrs Levi Beehtel, Vi years old, living several miles west of Boyertown, Pa was killed by lightning Tliopostofflceat Goff Pa was struck by luhtmng and demolished, and Postmaatei Henry was seriously injured v At the Pioneer coal w orks, six miles abov e Charleston, W Va lightning struck tho Pioneer co il campany's barn, killing 'lorn Hiclcs stable boss Suinner Stephen- son a colored boy, and partially paralyzing "V, ilham Dills, the -ompany's store super Intendent and Dick Alexander, a boy Dills and Alexander will recover Siias Hogg, a farmer who lived neai Nu hois, N Y, was killed by lightning while seeking shelter from the storm under a tree A Street Car Stiucfc. During a thunder storm at Brooklyn, N Y last evening lightning struck the trol ley wire of the Jamaica Electric railway and burned out the motor of a car The passengers in the car were badly shocked and very much frightened, but all escaped injury A School House Struck. A terrific thunder stoiui swept over Scranton, Pa and several buildings were struck by lightning A panic wag caused in No 12 school, which was struck by an electnc bolt Several of the children were badly shocked, and one little girl had her hands severely burned The presence of mind of the teachers prevented a stampede and averted more serious consequences Colored Methodists Elect BIJ.QHAMTON, N Y June 7 gen eral conference of the African Methodist Episcopal church, v, Inch has been in SOB Bion here, just prior to adjournment held a meeting as a Sunday school convention and elected the following officers for the ensuing year President, W H Roes, Syracuse, vice president, W A Ely.Wilkos barre, secretary, 3 R Dangcrfleld, Au bum, coi responding secretary, D C Hazel, Johnstown, N Y treasurer, 0 A Smith, Binghamton The next innvml Ing of the conference will be hilj afc. Ouelda, NY Thevmri) organs are strengthened by tho of Avorq Cliony Pectoral Clergymen, lawyern, Binders, actors and public speakers flnd this preparation the most effective rem. edy for Irritation and weakness of toe throat and lungs, and for all of tbe WEST POINT WARFARE Cadets u VV ond. rflil Pxhlbltion ol ll riding suits mounted and dismount ed galloping and running horses with ind without saddles shot at iinagmarj foes with the rt voht r in on hand and cut at thrust the lu ids from a kneeling enemy With the other leapid hurdks four feet high fought imaginan hand to hand bat ties with s ibcis over the possession of a trophy won and finallj as a coup d etat the entire command dismounted and as if by magic ea( h thrt ou its side the ani mil he had been iidmg The t of skill was frequently gjeeted with outbursts of applause and when the twentj j oung wan lors dismount- ed for the last time as platoons and marched forth to their barracks thej had just cause to feel that the} merited the ap planse that followed them The vi nng candidates for admission to the Academv will not commence to ar rive until Saturday of next 14 16 and 17 the dates set Few of the sptctators who listen to the sweet music of the band on evening parade know tint MX of the men furnishing the music are prisoners who whitewash the guard house walls during the day are marched up from the prison a half houi preceding parade compelled to fall in line and pld} then are returned to their prison home again These are the men w ho struck for an advance of pa} on June 1, refused to fall in line for review purchased a keg ol lager and taK up position on the ram part of Fort I t' diet red lustll} and long whenever the baud struck up an air They will be tried b} a general court martial as soon as graduation is over with By a recent order from ashmgton the detachment of artillery here will be dis banded on June 30, all the men composing it about 100 i i numbi r being dischMged An order has been m force some iime that married men cannot be re-enlisted m the army About half the present artillery detachment members are married and live in Camptowii and Logtown The new order is causing these married soldiers much uneasiness Ihej receive per month their clothing food and house lent flee FISHERMEN ARE ENRAGED They Threaten to Ire Upon Frenchmen at HALIFAX N S Tune the passengers by the steimer Caspian, from St Johns N F was Itev lather Guileu Tn an interview he sud that the fishermen at Sand} Point bt George s ba} are veiy much excited m er the manner m which they have been tieated bj the French The day before the Caspam sailed the schooner Rover, while fishing off bt George's, was hailed by a boat from a French man of- war and ordered to take m her nets. Capt Graham refused to obey, and the French men deliberately pulled the fishing gear from the w ater The Rev Father Howley mterv lew ed the commander of the French vessel and got him to refrain from further action until the arnval of the St Johns delegates, who are now on the other side trying to effect a settlement of the ques- tion A number of fishermen held a meeting at St George's at which resolutions were passed to the effect that if the French came inside the shore limits and floated their nets they would be fired upon Magisti ate Dyer ofht (ieorge's bay, has telegraphed Premier Wlnteway that no French armed force had landed at Sandy Point as reported, but that a French naval officer, armed with a sword and accompa nied by one man, had landed on the public wharf and read a notice to the people to remove certain nets The prefect apostolic of that district has also telegraphed the colonial secretary that the French had act- ed within their rights in reading the no- tice An Aged Mountaineer Murdered. PouGHKEH'siF N Y, June 7 au of Duchess county have been no- tified of a murder that was committed in the town of L niouville on Tuesday after noon last, when Washington Olivet, an aged mountaineer, was shot by his son-in- law, Arthur Pondegrass Olivet lay in the road in an unconscious condition until Wednesday afternoon when he died Pen- degrass had not been living with his wife and she had made her home with her father, taking her tw o children with her It is presumed that Pendegrass and Olivet quarreled about the possession of the chil dren Pendegrass had previously threat- ened to take the old man's life Pende- griws has not yet been apprehended Eleven Firemen Injured PHILADELPHIA, June 7 fire broke out at the works of the Pennsylvania Gas Globe company yesterday afternoon It was prob- ably started by a spark from a pipe Twelve barrels of gasoline exploded and seriously burned elev en firemen about the face, hands and body They are William McConnell, William Hetrick, John Hillman, John Warner, Thomas Brogan, Thomas Smith, James Russell, Thomas Graham, David Patterson, Robert Burns, Joseph McQiiare To Keep Liquor Ont of Africa. WASHINGTON, June Plokler, of North Dakota, has introduced in the house a bill ttf prohibit the exportation of mtoxi eating liquors to Africa and the islands of the Pacific ocean The bill makes it nn lawful for a vessel to leave the United States for any of the ports of Africa and the islands of the Pacific with any spiritu- ous liquors on board Engllah Hoodie In Jersey. NEWARK, N J June 7 is said that an English syndicate has closed a deal here by which they get possession of three of the largest trunk and bag factories in the country The firms indicated are T B Peddle Co William O Headly Son Edward Simon Brothers The price paid was Ei-KIng Milan Is Co-Rcnpondent. PARIS, June 7 Siecle says that M Christie, formerly prime minister of Ser via, is about to bring an action against his wife for divorce Milan, the ex-king of Servia, is named as the co-respondent In the case Pullman's Fair Offer. NEW YOKK. June 7 World's Chi cago special says that George M Pullman has offered to take World's fair bou Is if he will be allowed to furnish a site near the city of Pullman for the fair It Is falfta! No imitation Is good as the genuine- Hires' Boot Boor. Some dealers recommend Imitations for the larger profits they yield. What" a deiiolb' Boot SMI drink FIVE MEN WERE KILLED. A Sei tion Gang Pounced Upon by a 1 ram. A HtEL'S DFADLV ViOHK Officials Injured In a Wreck. Their Private Car Hurled from the Passengers Hurt on the LoulnUlle and Uallroud R( KKiun 111 June accident re- sulting In the death of one engineer and four section meu occuried two miles west of here on the Chicago and Northwestern railwa} shortl} before noon Ihe names of the victims are as folows A List of the Dead. Anderson, I mil, of Winnebago Blaisdell Edward W of Freeport. GusUifson, John, of Peckatonlna John August, of Peckatonica Nilsson John, of Peckatonica. Section Men Crushed. The passenger train, which was on its wa} from Freeport to Chirac, jumped the rail on account of a broken wheel and tumbled down a six foot embankment in the midst of a gang of section men who had stepped to one side to allow the train to pass 1 he engine tender and baggage coach were smashed to fragments and five dead bodies were taken from the wieck Several Others Hurt Engineer Bl usdell had been engineer on this division of the road for over thirty flvfl years William Seeker, of Freeport, the fireman was badly bruised and had hij wrist broken, but he will live Two othei section men were hurt, but only slightly The passengers and the rest of the train men escaped with slight bruises Officials In a Wreck. WHEELING, W Va June 7 explana- tion has yet been found for the accident on the Ohio River railroad by which half a dozen officials of the Baltimore and Ohio and the Ohio River companies were so seri ously hurt The sufferers were taken to the McClure hotel No deaths will follow A of the Injured A. H Johnson, engineer of maintenance of way of the Baltimore and Ohio com pany, and John Mock, superintendent ol bridges on the Ohio nver toad, are in the most serious condition Mr Mock sus tamed scalp wounds of a (jiave nature, and in addition is badly hurt about the body and limbs Maj Johnson was badly m jured about the head and hjs right ihigh is broken Ihe private car West Virginia, which left the track, is badly wrecked Eight Passengers Injured ClhciNN m, June 7 accident oc- curred on the Louisville and Nashville road at English Station, fifty three miles from here, last night, caused by the sleep er of a passenger tram striking a defectivs rail Eight passengers were injured, but none seriously The following were injured Charles Brent, contracting agent, Mr and Mrg John Johnson, of Memphis, Brent Arnold, general passenger agent, Col H C Hodges, Mrs Hodges, colored porter, and a brake man The sleeper rolled down an embank ment fifty feet, and was badly smashed Brent Arnold suffered the most serious in- jury about the head and face NAVAL CAPETS GRADUATED Admiral Klmberly Presents the DlplomM at Annapolis Academy ANNAPOLIS, Md June 7 gradna tion day place at the Naval academy Friday The cadets were marched to the front of the chapel, where they stacked arms They then marched into the chapel where Hon. William A North cott, of Illinois, of the board of visitors, addressed them The then came out of the chapel and resumed their arms and were marched to the band stand, where the diplomas were delivered to the gradn ates by Admiral Kimberly in the absence of Secretary Tracy After the delivery of the three cheers were given for Admiral Kimberly and three cheers for those left behind The following is the list of graduates who re- ceived their diplomas and were detached from the academy The list shows the order of merit in which they graduated and received their diploman- Thomas F Ruhm, of Tennessee, TAwrence Spear, of Ohio, Noah T Coleman, of New York, Frank A Schofleld, of New York, Jehu V of Louisiana, Alon'a Gartley, of Iowa, Henrj G- Zieguieir, of Ohio, Cleveland Davis, of Kentucky, Matt H Slguor, of Nebraska, John M Blankeship, of Virginia, William H Buck, of Massachusetts, Montgomery M Taylor at large, H S Ritter, of Penn- sylvania, George W Williams, of South Carolina, A W Catlin, of Minne- sota, J C Tjitiner, of West Vir- ginia, Charles T Volgensen, of California, T.ay H Everhart, of Alabama; William A Snow, of Massachusetts; Franklin B Sullivan j'at large, Clande Bailey, of Ar- kansas, Wendall C Neville, of Virginia, Lawrence H Moses, of New York, John Havens Dayton, at large, Lucius Allju Bostwick, of Massachusetts, Charles Otis Bond, of Iowa, C} rus Lugg Radford, of Kentucky, Thomas Conrad Treadwell, of Massachusetts, William A. Moffat, of South Carolina, Charies Butler MacVeagh, of California, Edie, at large Engineer T Holmes, of Arkansas, C B Price, of Mississippi, and Dr E. Dlsmukes, of Mississippi The June b'H" of the naval cadets trw held In the armory last night It surpasnod all foi luor efforts room was handsomely decorated the walls cutlasses, swords and muskets wen artisti- cally arranged The band stand was a perfect miniature foi I Eight brass cannon peeped from the gieen sodding A Nou-Fsrtlsan w. O. T. V. Branch. NEW YORK, June temperance women of this vicinity who do not approve of the alliance of the the Women's Chris- tian Temperance union with any political party will form a branch of the Non-Partl- Women's Christian Temperance union at the Allen house, No Broadway, next Monday afternoon. Contract Laborers Ordered NEW Yonfc, June 7 seven Belgian glass blowers who arrived on the Umbrta a few da> ago and were detained on sus- picion of having come under contract to work for the Warwick Glass company of New Jersey, have been ordered to be sent back to Belgium Drenching BU-lng Mine. ABHLAND, Pa, June 7 fire in the Bast colliery was reached through (he shafts which hare been driven since the fire was discovered and water has been turned on the burning coal The officials have hopes of getting the fire under control in a short time daughter was trreivtly troubled with Scrofula, and nt one tlmoltwnn feared she would lose her sight. AyerVi Barsaparllla completely restonxt her health, nud her welloaever, with not a trace of In her Q. King; Kllllngly, Oonn. COL STONE'S LETTER He IK VllllliiK That New Primaries Bl Ordered I'llTsiu KC June T A btorne, whose n imination to congress t> Hiiectod ol lluimas M has cnntud such indignati m last evening issutd thta ad to tin Kt publican voters of tho Iwan t} thii 1 disuut 1 HO? n n i aced b} the RepubllrAn coDgretut- mil c i 1111 n n June 8, after OoL bet n 11 n i[ il d autl had deillnfldj'rl had nol n u (tnhdHte prior to the coDTentl m and th re u n del vlectod la mj Fht int i tion )t ol to rufuse thtt Dom liiati u OK uukncHD to wo prior loan Mrty h ui M in qudbtmu wu raised lu th t. i tt t bathe authority i r thai veutiou lu make a QominatioD I Boil that the c v t u M bad full povrer lo nomliaM inn I rec zt that are many food Kt publicans uln hold a contrsj-} oilnlon and H ho claim that tlm action of the c mreutlou WM irregular It ig claimed that I waa afraid toooBM befi re tlie pt i le f r fear uf defeat ab pri nmiicb at d tiiat I sought Ihe uoiuluatiou In tfatf nutnuer fUere. U no truth la thcee allitf atlona I am perftjttl) Billing to come tbe psopli f r a n min itlon In the ordinary way and. If 1 am 1 TeatAd to Hiipport the aucocttful lita lilt I un wUllDf thai th> county count Hit e t r ler lieu prtiuartts I will t> befors tifptople at ill primaries and hy rtMilt Col Mone wrote the faregolng letter aftt r an exUnded consultation with Rt 11 draham Health Officer Jiraet Bnidle} and other Allegheny City politt- cian-) U will be noticed that nowhere don Col Stonedeclme but that he merely snH- inits to the Republican county commlfitfli a matter which was already within its provluce THE NEWS IN BRIHP. Fresh Tips from the VTlrM Culled Governor Hill has signed the lawexempfe- mgjf urnalists from jury duty snd law nuking the New'iork sheriff's a salaried office 1ht> supreme court general term, has firmed the (onvictlon in the court of and tcrmlnerof Sheriff James A of New lurk and his son, William Flack of conspiracy in the procnremenl of the bogus divorce of Maty jV Flack At Philadelphia refined Bngan were ad vanced cents a barrel The daily otrb- put of the three refineries situated in Phit adclplua IslOOOO barrels, and thU Ui advance puts 000 of additional proflfc into the pockets of the rtflaen. ten dn} s prices have been advanced barrel Brothers saw worts, in ark iS J have been Hold to an of which Duston Brothers, at Philadelphia mid members of the Arm df Henry Disston Co are at the head, price paid was 000, one half of tit amount being In stock Yeedcrsburg Ind was damaged by to the of The seal pirates lu Bchrlng IM adopted n new device for circumvtnMBJ revenue officers, which Is BOO being put into successful operation They established a rendezvous at Sand Point, about midway of the Aleutian groupof inl- ands The schooners, when they net lected 1UO sealskins, put In there, their c irgo and then resume hunting A swift sUamor has been chartered cruise about Sand Point and take skins n schooners come in The rase! Is sa that it can ea-sily leave behind an ment steainei now in commission. A IlUfiband's Double Crime CHICAGO June 7 Lally, B years and liv ing at 336 Washtenaw shot his w ife and then sent a bullet through his ovv n hi T 1 The bullet which strue.1 Mrs Lull) mtered her right cktek l '-t'ng Of i .Ribbons, Buttons, Glmpa, pT H Ol tt, Nail .nd TooiS AH I I an. and Including Kt'-.J flr-l J H Adsicrtisc YOUR "WANTS" ;