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Sock Island Daily
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 172
ISLAND, MONDAY, MAY 11. 1S91.
Single Ceples 5 Centt
Per Week 12 Cents
ICS 2!k FT"
TERRIBLE DISASTER REPORTED.
Fifty-Fire Persons Said to Hare Gone
Down at Sea.
Minneapolis, Mian., May 11. A special
to The Tribune from Taconia, Wash.,
says: The steamer Lucy Lowe has foun
dered in the straits of Juan de Fuca with
fifty-five colonists on board. The party
numbering fifty-six left Taconia April 21
to settle on land near the mouth of the
Guestahes river, but were beaten back by
high seas, and became short of food. John
X. Grant, of Tacoma, the only survivor,
returned here Saturday. He believes the
entire party has been lost. A search party
is being fitted out.
A woman named Kochler died last week
at New York, in whose house, a lying-in
hospital, more than 2,000 illegitimate chil
dren had been born, only one of whom
had died. She said the mothers were
nearly all domestic servants and the fath
ers police men.
Eli as Khausi, an intelligent Syrian,
after studying the stomach of the silk
worm, claims to be able to produce silk
without the worm, directly from tha
leaves and twigs of the mulberry tree,
He proposes to try his pla n iu Georgia.
Although the testimony against ex
Treasurer Noland of Missouri, in his trial
for stealing f30,0J0 from the state, was al-.
mot all against him, the jury couldn't
agree and was discharged Saturday at
The Y. M. C. A. convention at Kansas
City Saturday adopted resolutions against
opening the World's fair Sundays.
Rabbi Shulum Jaffer, of St. Louis, has
been competing with the courts in the di
vorce business, and divorcing couples for
much less than it costs in court.
Two masked men boarded a Santa Fe
train thirty miles north of Guthrie, L T.,
Saturday and "held up" the passengers,
getting about $100.
The New Orleans authorities are so in
censed at the charges of Consul Corte that
they will demand his recall.
Senator Cullom is reported to have said
of the New Orleans grand jury report: "J
do not remember having read a document
so full of humiliation to the good citizens
of this country."
The following national banks were Sat
urday authorized to begin business: Hide
and Leather National bank of New York,
capital 1 500. 000; Commercial National
bank of High Point, N. C, capital $50,000;
Traders' National bank of Clarksburg,
W. Va., capital $85,000.
William and Irwin Duncan, brothers,
attempted to cross a track near Cincin
nati Saturday and both were instantly
killed by a train. They were residents of
Ex-Mayor McDowell, of Chippewa Falls,
Wis., undertook to kill a man whom he
suspected of robbing him. and in the scuf
fle shot an innocent bystander ia the
shoulder. Not fatal.
Representative Springer and family left
Washington City to-day for Spriugfield,
there to spend the summer. Mr. Springer
ia slowly recovering his strength.
A move is on foot among Roman Catho
lics" 'tti America to have the pope appoiut
bishops st the same nations as the emi
grants who annually leave Europe for the
United States. The complaint is t'jat the
Irish bishops of this country habitually,
appoint Irish priests, regardless of the
people among who they are sent, conse
quently the immigrants lose their relig
Shot ller Bad Hubband. '
Chicago, May 11. Mrs. Alfred Toasley
went to the jail at Austin, a Chicago sub
urb, Saturday, and obtaining an inter
view with ner husband, who was incar
cerated for disturbi ng the peace of a fam
ily with whom his stepdaughter, Edna
Tousley lived, and shot him dead. Ed
na's father was Alfred's brother, and
Mrs. Tousley said tint Alfred had de
bauched bis niec'a and stepdaughter, be
ginning when she was rnly 6 years old.
It was to continue his crime that he dis
turbed the household, where EJna was
staying. She is a young woman of 20
now. Tousley was a thief ami gambler,
and the police say that his wife tj also
guilty of complicity with robbery.
Disgraceful Doing of Alleged Christians.
Hamilton, Out , May U. Disgraceful
proceedings occurred iu the Church of the
Ascension r nuay evening over the intro
duction of a rurpliced choir from Christ
church cat neural. The low church party
turned off the gas, leaving the church ia
darkness. Temporary lights bavin? been
secured, tha water was turned off from
the organ, rendering it useless. The serv
ices proceeded, however, although inter
rupted by cat-calls and secular songs. The
police were called in, but no arrests were
made. The clerzy and choir, on going to
partake of refresh i.ieDts provided for
them after service, found that the food
had been strewn over the floor.
A Dastard Gets a Righteous Sentence. ,
Cobcrg, Ont., May It Andrew Mc
Guire, covicted of attempting to niurdet
Miss Tucker by pushing her in front of a
moving train on Dec. 1 last, was Saturday
sentenced to imprisonment for life. Miss
Tucker bad rejected McGuire. suit, and
in revenge he attempted her death.
The Engineer Lost His Life.
Mistnkapolis, Minn., May 1L A freight
train on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St.
Paul railway, near Dubuque, jumped the
track yesterday. The engine and six cars
were ditched. Engineer James Rich
mond was killed and the fireman and
brakeman were seriously injured.
Mew Antl-Parnell Paper.
Losdon, May 11. T. P. O'Connor, M
P., started a paper yesterday called The
Sunday Sun. ' It has begun fairly as to
sales, is well filled with advertisements,
and devotes a column to an explanation
of its attitude toward Parnell, whose "
shadow, it says, blights parliament.
The Whlte-Siddons Prise Fight.
Fobt Wayke, Ind., May 1L The White
Biddona fight resulted Saturday night ia
a draw after forty-nine hard rounds. At
aecUmtific contest. White tad much the
better of it; aa a test of endurance, it was
What U more attractive than a pretty
It, uae Pozioni'a Powder.