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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1890, Salem, Ohio
HE SALEM DAILY NEWS. NO. 26. SALEM. OHIO, FRIDAY. JANUARY 31. 1890. TWO CENTS. er Heat In tequlled la the Durinff ears. His Decision W of a Quorum jm Breaks and Hampton jmlcimtlon Bill and 31. Wednesday's bat- of the House to [r. Breckenridge, the war cry of clerk in reading ie names of those on the question lis brought Mr. eet, shouting for landed -that the bing should be re- ivith the custom. 0 the request and Ie. the journal was iembers were on er recognized Mr. that the journal ided the previous of Louisiana. C privilege. The sognize him, and 1 approval of the disapproval from f the Democratic ike himself heard ie his decision on it he had moved a, before McKin- and the Speaker e question of ad- e. torian tones de- A doz en other ting for the same it he was not rec- out that hi action in the jour- Y Representative irther refusal to forth shouts loud xsrats, and Bland, direction of the some unintelligi- of his voice, that Limentary to Mr. od that what Mr. are the meanest ed over a legisla- nce-----." had become less nt Springer's mo- Mr. McKinley id nays and they 11 call disclosed a the motion was to 142 ayes. Mr. tie previous ques- E the journal, and re ordered on de- While these pro- i scouting parties 3r recreant mem- of them began to on the floor pre- il during the roll mocrats refrained finished it was" im had not voted. I a list of names >vho had not voted, orum was in the ions question was groans came from s and hand-clap- >licans. Springer >rivilege, but the ecognize him, be- eady begun to call Mr. McKinley to Mr. Breckenridge ires, repeated his Ir. Reed's action this time the roll nd the Democrats ings by shouting What's the ques- inally recognized i suspended. Mr. S so much confu- ld be heard, and replied that it ho disorder came ho were detnand- rora the Republi- larks. Mr. Reed uestion was on the motion to and then tbe roll th. the Democrats tho roll call, the hat a number of 3'JJr givi Jclart-d a quorum announced were the journal He was cneered by tbe Democrats and the galleries. A lull enabled Mr. Bland to protest against tho non-recognition of Mr. Springer. He was declared out of order by the Speaker. "I am in cried Mr. Bland ex- citedly, amid cheers from his colleagues. Things began to quiet down when Mr. McCreary, of Kentucky, demanded rec- ognition, and proceeded to make order of chaos by explaining how matters stood, Md asking that Mr. Springer be recog- nised. This request the Speaker granted and Mr. Springer stated his grievance. He demanded a correction of tho record, holding that it was the privilege of erery member to see that he was cor- rectly recorded in it. The Speaker sus- tained Mr. Springer and the latter sat down. Mr. McKinley reviewed the proceed- ings of Wednesday, contending that the Speaker, in counting in members who refused to vote, as present, had violated no rule of parliamentary law. A par- liamentary controversy ensued during Mr. McKinley's address, between Mr. McKinley and Mr. 'Carlisle on the Speaker's ruling that it was not neces- sary to have a quorum voting to pass a measure, but simply to have a quorum present. Mr. Turner, of said that if the wild view presented -here was once grafted on the practice of the House, it would inaugurate a reign of anarchy. He accused the Republicans of having changed their views on this question to suit a present emergency. Mr. Butter worth said this decision was a departure from the practice which had been tolerated in the House half a cen- tury and which was sanctified by an- tiquity, if antiquity could sanctify that which was in itself wrong. This ques- tion involved the powir of.the majority to rule in this country and members should determine whether the Constitu- tion con tained in itself the element of suicide. At the close of Mr. Butterworth'a speech, Mr. McKinley moved to lay on the table the appeal from the Speaker's decision. Mr. Springer moved to ad- journ. The motion was defeated. The roll call was proceeded with and the motion to lay the appeal on the table was 102, nays none. When the Speaker announced the re- sult of the vote and declared Mr. Mc- Kinley's motion carried, there were Shouts of "No quorum'' and exclama- tions of indignation on the Democratic side. In the midst of tho tumult and uproar the Speaker recognized Mr. Mc- Kinley for a motion to adjourn, put it and declared it carried: but, before he left the chair (amid shouts of "shame" from the excited he paused long enough to give Mr. Springer a chance to say thai, he had demanded the yeas and nays. The Speaker said he had heard no request for the yeas and nays; but, if the gentleman from Illinois called lor them, the- Speaker would recognize the demand. And so Mr. Springer had the poor satisfaction of having the yeas and nays called with the 194, nays 57. The House then adjourned until to-day. SENATE. Mr. Hale reported back from the Com- mittee on Census a bill appropriating to enable the Superintendent of Census to prepare statistics of farm owners, renters, mortgages, interests, rents, etc. After some discussion the bill was passed. The "silk ribbon" bill was taken up and after being- slightly amended was passed. A resolution was agreed to, instruct- ing the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds to inquire as to the neces- sity for an addition to the White House, a new Government Printing Office, etc. Mr. Vance then took the floor and ad- dressed the Senate on the Negro Emi- gration bill. Mr. Vance's speech took a humorous turn and was frequently ap- plauded. Mr. Hampton addressed the Senate at some length. He denied the state- ment of the Senator from Kansas (Mr. Ingalls) that he (Hampton) was in favor of extermination of the negro. H: favoced no such horrible policy. He did not think tho methods of Mr. Ingalls in dealing with great public questions were becoming. At the conclusion of Mr Hampton's speech the bill went over without action, and the Senate after a brief executive session adjourned unti Monday. _______________ Fatal Explosion. OSWEGO, N. Y., Jan. Carey one of the proprietors of Carey Bros. restaurant, was awakened oy a noise in the cellar of the building early Thurs- day morning. Going into the cellar to investigate he struck a match. Instantly an explosion occurred which jarred the neighboring buildings and the who! place was enveloped in flames- Care; managed to get into the street with his clothing in flames and a passer-V wrapped a coatabout him and Smothera the fire. He was horribly borned an io "JtK Oesra! PiriS Lenox Hill Bank, of New Fork, Suspends Payment. Tbe Failure Cansed by the Closing of Sath National by tbe Bank Examiner. ItAMPSON UNSEATED. Mr. of TraBMtettons WUek. Strongly of Mftd Staymer, the lUUlromd NEW YORK, Jan. Lenox Hill bunk suspended payment yesterday. It controlled by tho same parties who ast week bought the control of the Sixth National Bank of this city, which had already been closed by the bank ex- aminer. The knowledge of the relation- ship of the two institutions caused a run on the Lenox which it was unable to meet. The president made an attempt iC obtain funds in Wall street to con- inue payments, but was unsuccessful. The Clearing House Association took action regarding the Sixth National and decided to drop it from the association. There are all kinds of rumors in regard to the Sixth National, one being that its new officers, who have only been in charge a few days, sold out its securities as soon as they obtained possession. Its president, P. J. Classen, is >een connected with mining schemes in Leadville a number of years ago. De- will be paid in full. The Equi- ;able bank has also been mentioned in connection with the other two institu- tions. Its president makes the follow ing statement: of the Siith National have a minority interest in the Equitable, only, and the bank is not affected." Wall street looks upon the attempt to dispose of the in bonds owned by the Sixth National Bank as simply a case of highway robbery. It seems that president Classen, after abstracting the sonds from the safe deposit vault turned them over to George H. Pell, a broker of unsavory reputation, who attempted to dispose of them on the street, repre- senting them to be the property of his wife. Mr. Colsen, the cashier of the bank learning of the action of Classen, notified the clearing house and the bank xaminer. The latter began an investi- gation and soon learned enough to cause lim to close the bank and call on Clas- sen for the return of the in securities The examiner, by his prompt action, succeeded in getting back 000 of the bonds. In lieu of. or on ac- count of the rest of the abstracted bonds, Classen handed the bank examiner checks for These checks fell short of the market value of the ab- stracted securities None of the checks, however, have been paid, and they are being protested. The Comp- troller of the Currency will appoint a receiver. The president of the Lenox Hill is Qharles E. Wallack, a son of the la Lester Wallack. There was cash on hand when the bank opened Thurs- day morning. By great effort more was procured. The entire had been paid out lo depositors by noon and the cashier closed the doors. The financial condition of the bank is as fol- lows: Deposits, capital paid in, loans and discounts, amount due other banks, The directors are liable for twice the amount of thei? shares. P. H. DeTappan, president of the Galla- tfh National Bank, and a member of the clearing house committee, says the pro- ceeds of the sale of stocks and securi- ties belonging to the Sixth National Bank were used to pay the certified checks which had been given to Mr. Leland. the former president, for his 1.035 shares of stock. These checks were drawn upon several banks, includ- ing the Lenox Hill and Equitable. DeTappan denounced the transaction as "another Ives-Staynercase." He'ex- plained that tbe puAhasers were given possession of the bank on payment of certified chocks, and then sold the se- curities they found in the vaults and deposited the proceeds in the clearinz house to meet the certified checks. Mr. DeTappan added that counsel for Leland has announced that any deficit in the assets will be paid by Leland in full. DeTappan farther stated that the price paid to Leland for his stock was excessive. George H- Pell was arrested at his home last evening and taken to Ludlow Street jail, where he was locked up. Thus far the missing bonds, par value 6431.000. market value S433.4GO. are still missing. There are Joans of 5150.000 for which the security on hand is very du bious.' There are aLso SS-S.OOO of pro- tested notes on broker PelL who is said to have schemed the whole transaction. The other assets seem to-be all right. JttfrnM.ii flrtbed by CHICAGO. -Tan. member of present grand jury is authority for that members of that body have bribed br the jjatnblers. He e-rcn far as V> say That thirteen of bave influenced to such aa extent that wiil be Tew or no is- reicmed returned against the The ramSiers are confident, relrinr ihe the; are alleged e takca. Jaa. Met for _ the Matmfe-LMwwm eonusrt wVeatitejnnal wa> read it the tour taken bytaeeowMft tor Mr. Lanpwm had not been acted. Mr. Kerr called attention to this. He that the cfealr had said that these ezeep- Mr. Adanw, who tbe tear at the SttftM, Lieutenant Governor H ta tbe ehair. answered that a court should not contain a Ml of exceptions. At this stage ttr. Van Cteat mtmA the point of order tkat Mr. Lsjnpsoa entitled to preside, as he was personally Interested in tbe nutter dis- suasion. Mr. overruled this point. He taid that oMtter of the contest was not under ooaridenMtM, haviag postponed, but out of eoortcwj ac had surrendered the chair to tM preskHsit pro tern., and had listened to noat outrafMOS rulings that had ever been rendered in or legislative body. Mr. Kerr chargedtiat matter had been read in vio- lation of orders M tM chair, and that at the sug- rfcstion of Mr. Obverse matter that should ap- pear on the joariial had tewa cut out. Mr. Kerr (moved that me .journal be anended by the insertion the portion omitted. The Senate by a strict party to Insert this, the journal was approved, without note of exceptions made by the at- torneys for Mr. Minpsoa. At eleven o'clock the contest was fccmally taken up. Mr. Voris, one of the counsel tor Mr. Lampson, called at- tention to tbe tact that the exceptions taken to toe offering of certain alleged testimony did not appear on the Senate journal, although the chair had promised that they should be noted. "Toe Senate approved tbe journal and it must said Mr.' Adams. Mr. Converse read or the summary and was then relieved by U. As tie beginning of each deposl- ___ reached'lCr. Kerr entered an excep- tion to the reading.bf the summary and asked that his exception Denoted on the journal. The chair paid no attention to what he said except to answer tliat the exceptions and objections would be passed upon by tbe Senate' at the proper time. At the counsel for the contestor rested their case, so Tar as'the reading of depositions was concerned. An attempt was made to post- pone the hearing, bat the chaw would not enter- tain a motion from ttue Republican side of the Senate. Judgs NasS offered a motion to dis- miss the entire the contestor had submitted it without, offering evidence which was beard by the Senate. The chair overruled the motion and an oxoeption was noted.. The chair announced that before the presentation ot oral testimony the contestee must present his depositions. Judge Nash protested against this. Judge Nash called 'WV K. Codtes, deputy clerk of Cuyahoga County, but this was not allowed, it being held that the oral evidence must all be presented to the Committee on Privileges and Elections. The attorneys for Mr Lampoon re- fused to otter their deposition testimony first and tfie Senate voted to close that part of the testimony. During a short recess the Commit- tee on Privileges and Elections heard the testi- mony of Colonel W. A. Taylor. The contestee refused to offer testimony lo the committee. This testimony-was read to the Senate. Mr. Powell opened the arguments. Judge Nosh pro- tested against the whole procedure and re- fused to make any argument, on the ground that his client had been given no hearing. Mr. Converse then said a few words and the Senate By a vote of 13 to 16 declared Mr. Marquis elected Lieutenant Governor. following bills were passed: Amending Section 581, .Revised Statutes, so as to legalize exammatisn of low students in law schools by a committee of the Supreme Court; Appropriating W1.7S7 46 to pay for advertising the constitutional amendments, supplement- ary to Section to allow colleges and insti- tutions of learning to change their name and enlarge their scope: Appropriating WOO for benefit of widow of the late member from Defiance; appropriating S46.30for the support of the common schools} amending Section 3 of the act establishing the Soldiers'Home Sandfsky, so as to provide that the ohairmett of county relieJ committees shall furnish transportation to such indigent soldiers as are entitled to admission to the Home; to exempt from taxation property held by O. A. K. Posts, the same being to create a benevolent fund to assist indigent comrades, the widows and orphans of those deceased; to amend Section so as to compel township trustees to provide public watering places for stock, and to permit trae or more townships to unite in the erection of a through; to prevent deception in the sale of dairy products and to preserve the public health. Mr. Alexander's resolution to appoint a committee to in- vestigate the transactions of the State Boara_of Pardons was adonted. Bills were in- troduced as follows: To provide for the inves- tigation of auditors' or treasurers' accounts on application of twenty taxpayers, and to compel the appointment of a committee of investigation without being compelled to file a bond: to pre- vent railroad companies from requiring em- psjoyes to sign an agreement not to bring suit for damages in case of accident, or to bar them from recovery of damages in case of injury by neglect of a fellow-employe. Asks SOO.OOO for His Injnrlev CLEVELAND, Jan. transcript from the common pleas court of Mahon- ing County was filed in the United States Circuit Court Thursday. The complainant, Owfn Loftus, wants the Cleveland Pittsburgh Railroad Com- pany to pay him He undertook to board a train at Haselton to go to Youngstown, October 1, 1S77, when a boy ten years of age. Before he could pet on the train started. Loftus was thrown underneath the wheels, lost a leg and had his head severely injured. for Libel. BELLEFOXTATXE, Jan. 31. William Long has commenced suit against Thomas Hubbard and E. O. Hubbard, editors and publishers of the Bellefon- taine Examiner, f or S10.000 alleged libel. The suit grows out of a communication from Mrs. Jane Moots, a widow, over her signature and published in tbe Ex- aminer, charging Long with robbing herself and children out of their home and a great deal of property, and leav- ing them penniless in C3e streets. from a JfEW PHTtADELPlTIA. O., Jan. Joseph. Celeste, of Pike Run. cut Sam Antonio in the head -with a baichet Fri- day last, and the doctors pronounced tho wound fatal. Tbe head was .split open and the entire brain exposed- The au- thorities waited for Antonio to die be- fore fixing Celeste's punishment. Strange as it may appear, the brained man is and on Wednesdaj Celeste was arraigned for trial. He fined and co-'ts. BEFUSRO RECOGNITION. for Mormon Into Trouble by Ptottiusr AfaliMt DvtoeUve AUo SALT LAKE Cirr, Utah, Jan. si. Jesse Barton, who has been appearing as counsel for members of the People's party (Mormons) whose names were ;hallenged as not being entitled to reg- ister as voters in the coming election, was yesterday refused recognition as an attorney by Register McCall, who ex- plained that his refusal was in view of the "shameful just made of Barton's methods. The "exposure" was the publication of the alleged inside history of Mormon campaign methods, as derived from _a detective who claims to have been em- ployed by the Mormons to compromise leading Liberals (anti-Mormons) by get- ting them into gambling hells that were to be raided. Barton, it is alleged, was implicated in the plot. It is said that Captain John Bonfleld, the Chicago detective, came to Salt Lake in answer to Mormon complaints that the detec- tives were playing false. Barton is Bon- field's brother-in-law. NEEDS BEFOJR3JHING. Condition of and Aaylnmi In New York City Said to be Disgraceful. NEW YORK, Jan. presentmont made by the grand jury yesterday se- verely condemns the condition of a num- ber of the institutions of charities and correction The various institutions on the list and the prison hospitals on Man- hattan Island were visited by the jury- men. Their report comments severely on the lack of accommodation for pa- tients in the Blackwell's Island female asylum and says the wooden pavilions are unfit for occupation. The insane people's dormitories on Hart's Island are a disgrace to civilization. The water on Hart's Island from wells and cisterns can not be healthy when bodies have been buried on tho island. The water supply in Essex Market prison is also condemned. DYNAMITE FIENDS Attempt to Blow Up the Residence of Catholic Priest. PITTSBURGH, Jan. Thurs- day morning an attempt was made to blow up the residence of Rev. Joseph Fleckinger, pastor of St. Joseph's olic church at Mansfield, this county, with dynamite. A cartridge had been deposited in the cellar with a fuse lead- ing to the outside of the building. The report of the explosion was heard two miles away and all the windows in the pastor's residence were broken, besides the furniture in the parlor being, badly wrecked. Tfie'killlng of Father Fleck- inger is supposed to have been the ob- ject of the dynamiters, but there is n? clue to the perpetrators. Father Fleck- inger believes them to be Anarchists. A SCOKNEp LOVER Kills the Object of HU and ThMk Blows Oat SrouxCiTY, la., Jan. Carl- son, a pretty Swedish domestic, was murdered in cold blood last night by Hans Lander, stableman for her em- ployer. The girl had refused the atten- tions Lander sought to show her. He wanted to accompany her to her home, but she would not allow it. She started and Lander waited on a street corner for her to pass and then fired two shots from a revolver, one shot piercing the girl's heart and the the brain. He then turned the revolver to his temple, blowing out his brains. The girl was only sixteen years old and very hand- some- _______________ World's Fair Legtalatlon Rejected. ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. As sembly yesterday disagreed with the Senate's amendment which added ty-two names to the World's Fair Cora- mission. The bill went back to tho Senate and the Senate appointed a con- ference committee. That committee met laier, but were unable to agree The debate in the Assembly was quite exciting. Many Republicans expressed their disapproval of the addition of the twenty-two names, of whom eighteen were Republicans. They declared i savored too much of machine politics and one man power (meaning ex-Sena tor ________-______ let Uecupturctt. LOGAX. OHIO, -Ian. Craw ford, who escaped from the pen Tuesday night, was arrested here Wodnesda_ evening by cx-'shcritT Gallagher, Frani McBride and Marshal He v.-a? found riding on the trucks of a caboose of a lijht extra from Columbus. H bad on the full prison uniform. lie waa roUirncd to Columbus. Arrested for .Harder unrgmrj. DEXVF.K, CoL. Jan. from Lincoln. Xeb.. yesterday arrested Charles Williams as he alighted from the Union Pacific express from Sal Lake. Williams is wanted at Fretionia. O-. for tne murdr-r William McClain a farmer, whom he killed several years ago. IIo M also wan tod at Johnstown, Pa., for blowing. Attempt Snicldr. FKAXKLIX. O- Jan. M. A. a well-lraown hardware mer- chant, while s'jfTerias from a temporary of jniad. birn-sclf ia an and a mairh to can of ganprwder. Th" th" but. aside frt-Tn TOROXTO. Jan. Ontario lature was opened yesterday by Liea tenant Governor CaajpbrlL His addrci. says: Tbe acricailnral industry, th most import-ant in ibc proving is sti] ia a faprfffl condition, owinir to tb Mr. I "ntoward rhtnai-.c condition and this, inr hair, it with jow of baj asucb hardship n cf EXAGGERATED STORIES Dakota Sitaatton U Mlfht Mack SIOTJX FALLS, S. D., Jan. James Waldo, a Beadle County official, baa ar- ived from .duron and aays: "Kearly very township in our county has been heard from and no cases of suffering, (ither of man or beast, were reported. Settlers will have a fair supply of fuel and feed, and when expended there is more for them there. The county has a arge quantity of coal, and the relief or- ganizations have plenty to supply Dres- nt needs, and more is being received daily. Eastern people who have tele- raphed asking about the safety of riends may content themselves with knowing that settlers in Beadle County will not go cold or hungry, notwith- standing the reports sent out that peo- ple were sitting in their homes on Dairies going mad from hunger." CHICAGO, Jan. Governor Mellette, of South Dakota, and F. H. Smith, a member of the lower house of the Leg- slature, have arrived in this city. Chey are members of the special com- mittee appointed to arrange for getting iced wheat for the farmers in the drought-stricken district. "When asked ibout the stories of destitution and suf- fering in South Dakota, Governor Mel- ette said: "There is poverty in South Dakota, )Ut no destitution, and there will be none as long as any of us have anything to give. I venture to say that there is not a family positively in need of food or fuel in the whole of the South Da- cota district which had suffered by drought. They are not destitute, but are without money to bay seed for the next year's planting. A good crop next year will get all the Dakota farmers on ;heir feet again and very soon there will >e artesian wells enough to do away with. the danger of drought." President Harrison's Residence Burglar- IrecJ. INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31. President Garrison's house on North Delaware street was entered Wednesday night by Burglars. They got away with jewelry and other property to tho value of The house is 'occupied by Henry S. Eraser and family, but much of the President's property is still in the place. The burglars secured an entrance by climbing to a second-story window.- Most of the loss will fall on the Frasers. Mill Destroyed bv Fire. MCSKEGOX, Mich., Jan. A flre which originated Wednesday .on, -the ihird floor of 'City flour- ng mill, destroyed the greater part of the main building-. The entire plant was valued at There were about 500 barrels of flour on band, besides bushels of corn, bushels of wheat and bushels of oats. The mill had a capacity of 175 barrels a day. The insurance amounted to He Advocates an Abnnrdity. Jan. 81. Colonel Stoppel. rly French military attache at Berlin, who warned his goverment before 1870 that the efficiency of the German army would make war disastrous to France, has published a sensational pamphlet advocating a Franco-German offensive and defensive alliance to check Russia. This alliance, however, he says is pos- sible only if Alsace-Lorraine is restored to France. Indiana White Caps on Trial. IXDIAXAFOUS, Jan. The Jackson :ounty White Caps arrested for whip- ping John C. Warner a few niphts ago are on trial at Brownstown. The evi- dence shows that Warner was seized in ted and blindfolded, and was fastened to a tree, where he was terriblv beaten with hickory switches. He idfntifled one of his assailants, while his wife swore to the identity of three. He Defrauded Uncle Sam. Lrxcoivx. Neb., Jan. 31. Horace R. Chase, the superintendent of the Govern- ment Indian school at Genoa, was found guilty Wednesday in the United States Court of making false vouchers to the Goverament of provisions and other articles purchased for the use of the school, and was sentenced to pay a fine of 51.500 and costs of prosecution, and stand committed until paid. Fell Stairs nnd YOKK, Jan. William Batch- cller. thirty-five years of age, at one time a well-known telegraph operator, but of late years engaged in the broker- age business in this city and Chicago, fell down a flight of stairs yesterday morning at his home, No. 140 West Sixty-third street, and fractured skull- He died before medical assist- ance could reach him. vf Wife RAPTOS, Mich., Jan. 31. Alex- ander McKcnzie was convicted Wednes- day night of the murder of bis wife on November 35. 1SS9. Tho murder was wanton and unprovoked and much satis- faction is expressed at the verdict. Judge Grove immediately sentenced. hiia to prison for life. Clark, aged a Mafanve. city ttr- w UWJi- Vst. ire ip Rrttaia- Her tiaw Drr.ro.rK. Ia., Jan. Pierce, and JVrrt of the river Wednesday t fell into an air-bole and failed V> -real Cirr. Jan. Ki; f >r of Kan..