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THE AKGUS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEM13E11 Ss, 1892.
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Wednesday, November 2. 1893.
NORTHEN ON LYNCH
He Doesn't Think Weljj of the
GEOBGIA'S GOVERNOR ON MOB LAW.
"Best Citizens" Who Ignore the Law
Claused m "Mope Than Murderers"
Satrsestlons as to How to Stop the Law
lessness Kecent Doing In the Criminal
.World A Pretty Widow's Sharp Came
Kansas Hank Kobbed A Wife's
Attempt at Kereng.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. a In his animal
message to the legislature on the subject of
lynch law Governor Northen has this o
Bay: "I regret that the necessity exists for
recommending the passage of more Btrin
f!ent laws for the protection of human life,
I would not intimate, nor do I believe, that
the communities of Georgia are less law
abiding than those of other states. All
over the country, in the north as well as in
the south, there is a lawlessness which is a
reproach to American civilization. Within
the past year in this state persons charged
with crimes have been arrested and lodged
in jail, and while thus in the custody of the
law bodies of lawless men have compelled
the surrender of the prisoners and sum
marly executed vengeance against them.
Rather Kongh On the "Itest Citizens."
"These self -constituted judges and execu
tioners are more than murderers. They
have not only taken human life without
authority or excuse, but they have put
before their fellow citizens an example
which if followed to any extent would
speedily end in the dissolution of society
Itself. It becomes the general assembly to
consider and provide a proper remedy for
this evil by legislation. I would respect
fully suggest, first, that the powers of the
sheriff be more clearly defined and that
his duties be emphasized by projier pen
alties for neglect to discharge them. When
a person is under arrest in the custody of
the sherifl it is the duty of the latter to
protect him absolutely from molestation
or bodily harm.
Holding the Sheriff Responsible.
"For this purpose the sheriff isauthorized
to summon to his assistance every able
bodied man in the vicinity, if need be, to
preserve the peace and protect life. Should
' he fail to discharge his duty, and personal
damage or loss of life result, let his sure
ties respond in damages to the prisoner, or
. if the pi isoner be slain, to his heirs. The
sherifl himself should be punished by fine
and imprisonment and suspension or dis
' missal from office. Before making this
heavy demand upon the sheriff, let us see
' to it that he is provided with a real and not
merely an imaginary force. As before said,
that officer now has authority to summon
to his aid every able bodied man in the
county, but I have not seen the statute that
imposes a definite penalty for refusing to
respond to such summons. I therefore re
spectfully suggest, second, the enactment
of a law compelling by adequate penalties
the citizens to obey the sheriff.
Will Freely Use the Militia.
"If these should fail there yet remains
the military power, and so long as I hold
the executive office it shall be used on
proper occasions to preserve the peace and
maintain the supremacy of the law. Should
these views meet with your concurrence,
and should acts be framed and passed in
accordance therewith, I respectfully rec
ommend that the judges of the superior
courts be required to lay the matter before !
the grand juries when cases of outrage and
violence occur in their counties, to investi
gate the conduct of the sheriff and citizens
in relation thereto, with the view of a subse
quent trial for neglect of duty if such
should be found to be the f;ict."
DONE" BY A PRETTY WIDOW.
She Plays a Mean Trick on Old Friends
and Then Skips.
St. Cloud. Minn.. Nov. a What is said to
be a successf u 1 forgery that has been worked
on two of the city banks recently just came
to light yesterday. About two weeks ago
Mrs. Anna M. Murphy, of Tacoma, Wash.,
arrived in this city and registered at the
Grand Central House. She soon found
some of her old friends and schoolmates,
and to them said that while out west she
w.is married to a man named Murphy at
Tacoma, who had died and left her consid
erable property. Among her valuables she
held two drafts purporting to have been is
sued by the National liank of Commerce of
Tacoma on -he Hyst- National bank of
New York for S0 iftitl 4700 respectively.
Fifteen Hundred as atarter.
Dr. F. A. lloyt, a "friend and classmate
of the lady, whose former name was Mc
Crae, indorsed the fSX) draft and the Ger
man American National bank cashed it.
The other check for $700 was cashed at the
first National bank upon the recognition
f Charles .1. Metzroth, a clerk. . Mrs. Mur
phy is a rather pretty young widow and it
required very little effort on her part to
accomplish her purpose. She is a step
laughter of ex -Senator McCrae, of Otter.
Tail county, a good talker and only 25
fears old. Mrs. Murphy is supposed to
have gone east.
Yoani Gotham Barbarians.
Newark, N. J., Nov. 2. Ixuis Bern
heim, 12 years old, was found in the road
-ay with a noose around his neck. His
Songue was hanging out and his face black.
He was taken home and his life is despaired
Df. His mother complained at the Fourth
precinct police station that Helmel Sam
uels, 11 years old, and other boys had las
soed her child and then tried to hang him.
Passed a Con fed Note on Ah Sin.
AsnLAN'D, Ky., Nov.- 2. Woo Tong, our
Chinese laundryman, accepted a Confed
erate $i0 note in payment for a 40 cent laun
3ry bill, planking down the change m hard
5ash. His banker enlightened him and he
now greets each patron with a searching
smile of increased suspicion.
OF INTEREST TO HORSEMEN.
GROUND GLASS IN SANDWICHES
A Race Track Decision by Judge Collins,
Chicago, Nov. 2. According to a decis
ion rendered by Judge Collins yesterday
the Garfield Park club has no chance for
existence. The opinion was given in the
bill brought bv the Garfield Park club to
restrain the mayor and chief of police from
in any manner interfering with its racing.
It was contended that the club was legally
jreanized to conduct racing and therefore
had the right to lookmaking and pool
celling, without which it could not succeed
in business. Charges were made that the
maj'or and chief of police had conspired to
destroy the Garfield Park club and thus
advance the interests of the Hawthorne
The Ieelion Cover Kverj thlns;.
In substance the court held that betting
on a horse race was gambling; that pool
selling in an enclosure was punishable
under section 137 of the' criminal code on
gaming; that complainant had no redress
in a court of equity; that an enterprise
such as involved in this case was against
all the decisions of our courts and the
settled policy of all civilized nations; and
that if the law of 1887 permits pool selling
and bookmaking to the complainant it
regulates the same and is unconstitutional,
being in violation of three sections of the
' Will Appeal the Case. ;
This decision was a great surprise to ibo
attorneys of the club, and they prayed an
appeal. It is said that the decision' will
affect the other race tracks in the kjAti,
j such as the Hawthorne track, the EasO't.
Liouis track and the track at Madison, 1 lis,
The Washington clnb guaranteed stakes
of $291,000 for fixed events next suason
which must be paid, even' if there is no
racing. This is all the consolatior the
Garfield club derived from the decisions
The Method Adopted by a Woman to Kill
Elizabeth, N. J., Nov. 2. William
Root, who works in the shuttle room at the
Singer Sewing Machine works here, was
attacked with a violent fit of coughing
after eating a sandwich in the shop, which
he took from his lunch basket. For several
minutes it was feared the man would
choke, as he could scarcely get his breath.
An emetic was given, which caused him to
vomit freely, and he soon was out of dan
ger. On examining the sandwiches remain
ing in the basket they were found to be
plentifully sprinkled with crushed glass.
Koot said they were prepared by his wife,
and he declared at once tiiat she meant to
He Waltzes and She Doesn't.
The couple live at 116 Price street and
have three children. For some years they
' have led an unhappy life. Only a few
nights ago Koot beat the woman unmerci
fully with a club, and in revenge for this
she declared she would put an end to him.
He left the shop declaring that he would
have her arrested. Koot is a fine
waltzer, but his wife cannot
dance, and this is what first caused the
the trouble, it is said, between them. He
took her to a picnic just after they were
manied and left her side to dance with an
other woman. When the dance was over
Mrs. Koot in a fit of jealousy walked up
to her husband's partner and hit the wom
an in the eye.
BOLD ROBBERY OF A BANK.
Masked Men Get Away
S1,000 In Cash.
Dodge City, Kas.. Nov. 2. Yesterday
afternoon three masked men robbed the
bank at Spearville, a few miles east of bem.
They entered the bank, covered the cashier
with their revolvers and took the money
that was in sight about tl.000. Retreat
ing from the bank they fled in a south
westerly direction. Armed men were
quickly mounted and on their track. It is
though that they are making for the Ar
kansas river and that they will be overtaken.
THE W. C. T. U. CONVENTION.
A Little Breeze Caused by a Political Mat
ter New Office. i
Denver, Colo., Nov. 2. The proceidings
of the W. C. T. TJ. convention were en
livened by a little row which originated
over the report on "The Temple" ,1y Mrs.
Matilda B. Carse, president of the Temple
association. And it all came aliput be
cause rooms in the temple at Chicago had
j been rented to the Republicans for head
quarters. The southern delegates were of
the opinion that the TempU could be put
to better use tuan to be turned into a re
cruiting place for a political party, and
especially the Republican party, and they
made some very cutting remarks.
Some Republican Women on Hand.
There were a few women in the conven
tion, however, who were Republicans and
they resented the imputation cast on the
party. Peace finally reigned and the re
port was proceeded with. It was shown by
the books of the Temple company that the
rents for six months aggregated 4150,000
and would probably exceed that amount
hereafter. There was no doubt, Mrs. Carse
said, that the company would be able to se
cure and hold the building. They expected
before long to come into possession of the
Btnck held by Marshall Field, amounting
Election of Officers.
During the morning session Lady Henry
Somerset took the chair, and after brief de
votional exercises the seats were cleared of
all but voters and the convention proceeded
to the election of officers. The vote for
president resulted in 833 votes for Frances
K. Willard, who was taken to the platform
amid the greatest enthusiasm and the wav
ing of handkerchiefs. Mrs. Buell was
elected corresponding secretary, Miss Pugh
treasurer, and Mrs. Woodbridge, recording
:Mias Mary Mosby, daughter of Mayor
Mosby, of Cincinnati, will break the bap
tismal bottle of wine on the new cruiser
Cincinnate, next Tuesday when it is
launched at, the pew York yards.
SANK IN THE STORM
An Unknown Vessel Founders
in Lake Michigan.
STEAMER W. H. GIL0HEE MISSING
And Grave Fears That She Has Foundered
With Her Crew of TWenty-Two Men
The Sister Ship of the Ill-Fated Western
Reserve- La rg-e Quantities of Wreckage
Seen Nea Manlton Island A Schooner
Bottom Vp On the Island.
Chicago, Nov. 2. The great gale of
last Friday and Saturday wrecked a large
steamer and a schooner near South Mani
tou island at the foot of Lake Michigan;
and it is almost certain that the crews of
both boats were lost. The steamer foun
dered near the island, while the schooner
was cast almost bottom side up on the
beach. The name of neither boat can yet
be learned, as the gale, followed so closely
by another, this time from the east, has de
moralized shipping, and it is too soon as
yet to determine what boats are missing.
Was It the W. H. Gilcher?
The steel steamer W. H. Gilcher, with
coal from Buffalo to Milwaukee, passed
through the straits of Mackinaw at 2:20 p.
m. last Friday and put out into Lake
Michigan. An hour afterward the storm
was at its height. Since that time nothing
has been heard of the Gilcher, and it was
feared last night that she was the unfor
tunate steamer. The Gilcher was a sister
boat of the steamer Western Reserve, lost
on Lake Superior Aug. 30 last with all on
board save one. She had powerful ma
chinery, and until the Western Reserve
was lost the pair were supposed to be
capable of living through any storm.
Hud a Crew f Twenty-two Men.
She is owned by J. C. Gilchrist and oth
ers, of Cleveland, is valued at - (O.ooo, and
is douhtcss fully insured. She was built
by the Cleveland Ship Building company
in lS'.tl, and for a time held the banner for
big gniiu cargoes, having taken 110,000
bushels of wheat out of Chicago the first
season. The Gilcher left Buffalo Oct. 25,
and after unloading her coal at Mil
waukee was to go to Escanaba and load
iron ore for Ashtabula. From there, so a
Buffalo dispatch last night states, she was
to go to Toledo and load soft coal for Ijike
Superior. She carries a crew of some
Several Days Overdue."
A Cleveland dispatch this morning states
that the Gilcher is several days overdue.
Her owners have heard nothing from her
since she entered Lake Michigan last Fri
day, and they have grave fears for her
safety. She ought to have been in Milwau
kee last Saturday. A dispatch from Frank
fort, Mich., says that Captain Redich, of
the steamer Columbia, reports a wreck at
South Manitou island. No name can le
found except the word "Ostrich," which is
worked in red on a pillow slip. The main
beam bears the official number, 18,.X)7,
tonnage 2W5 and a fraction.
Passed Throngh a Lot of Wreckage.
The schooner John 7haw, in tow of the
steamer John F. Eddy, reached Chi
cago yesterday afternoon. "When off the
South Manitou, on our way to Chicago,"
Captain George Dennis, of the Shaw, said
last night, "We passed through a large
quantity of wreckage. Doors, stools, win
dow sash, and part of a steamer's bridge
with the bell still upon it, were floating in
the lake. The stanchions to the bridge,
which were painted white, were of stripped
oak. The bridge was about five feet wide
fore and aft, but I do not know how long
it was. The doors had sash in the top pan
els. The glass, of course, was broken out.
No Doubt of a Wreck.
"We could see not hing which would give
any indication of what the name of the un
fortunate craft was. There is not a par
ticle of doubt but the wreckage was from
some steamer which had foundered not far
from there." The finding of the wreckage
by the Shaw, taken in connection with the
discoveries of the steamer Pawnee when
cruising around trie Manitous .Monday,
leaves no doubt that the wreckage is from
some boat that went to the bottom.
EXCITING RUNAWAY INCIDENT.
"Q" Locomotive Takes a Trip All By
Alton, 111., Nov. 2. A singular occur
ence, which might have resulted in a fear
ful wreck, took place on the Big Four be
tween Alton and St. Louis. A Chicago,
Burlington and Quincy engine was com
ing off that road at Wann to the main line
of the Big Four when an engine of the lat
ter road ran out on the track in front
of it. The "Q" engineer, believing that
a collision was inevitable, jumped and
abandoned his engine to its fate. The Big
Four ran on to a siding and let the "Q" en
gine pass it. Then tne latter ran away
with no one on it at a lively rate. This
made it necessary to clear the track all the
way to East St. Louis and every train was
at once sidetracked. The runaway "died"
at Nameoki, however, and was captured
and returned by train No. 7, which arrived
here over an hour late.
Streator's Opinion of lams.
Phtladklphia.Nov. 2. Both Lieutenant
Colonel Slreator and Colonel Hawkins
took the stand yesterday in the lams case
to testify in their own behalf. Lieutenant
Colonel Streator recounted the hanging up
by the thumbs, and said that it was neces
sary in order to prevent a recurrence of
such a breach of discipline as lams had
been guilty of. Colonel Hawkins said
the punishment was not too severe. lams'
offense was mutiny, and he had seen men
shot for that. Streator also said that lams
was a bad soldier; he slept on his post, and
deserted the same, and had lied about it
when accused and been punished by carry
ing a heavy log.
Charleston's Earthquake Week.
Charleston, S. C, Nov. 2. The second
day of the Charleston earthquake gala
week brought 10,000 visitors to the city. A
leading feature in the programme of
amusements was an intensely exciting
game of la crosse by a band of civilized
Cherokee Indians from the government
reservation in North Carolina. Last night
there was a genuine South Carolina cake
walk in which twenty of the Afro-American
elite of the state competed. It was
witnessed by 15,000 spectators and was
a great suooess.
Killed by a Switch Engine.
Hastings, Neb., Nov. 2. H. M. Titus, of
the firm of W. H. Ferguson & Co., grain
buyers of this city, was killed in the Bur
lington yards yesterday by a switch en
gine. He stepped trombone tracK to anotner
to avoid wrecking train and the switch
engine struck him from behind. The body
was severed at the hips and horribly man-'
ENGINE JUMPED THE TRACK.
And Resulted in a Terrible Death, to Two
Atchison, Kan., Nov. 3. A frightful
railway accident on the Central branch oc
curred at Farmington, twelve miles west
of Atchison, at about 9 o'clock last evening.
The westbound extra freight was due to
meet the eastbound freight at Farmington.
The engine of the westbound, for some un
accountable reason, jumped the track at
on the ties and topped over against
the eastbound engine, crushing to
instant death Hale Wheeler, the engineer.
The fireman. M. B. Graves, had both legs
and his right arm , crushed to a pumice.
Wheeler's remains and Mr. Graves were
brought to Atchison. Graves is dying.
Wheeler was a single man. Graves'leaves
a family. Both were highly esteemed by
the Missouri Pacific.
Obituary: At Buffalo, N. Y., Angustin
A. Kendall. At Muskegan, Mich., Land
lord Nathaniel A. Barney, of the Occidental
hotel, aged 05. At Marshall, Ills., Mrs.
Lucinda Harlan, Widow of Judge Justin
Harlan, aged 80. At Atlanta, Ga., State
Senator Reuben Jones; Elbert Head, who
bought his own freedom and was one of
Grant's 306. At New Lisbon, O., ex-Congressman
Jonathan A. Wallace, aged 68.
Daily reports of suspected cases of cholera
in Hamburg willtTno longer be issued, on
account of the rapidly disappearing plague.
Only genuine cases will be reported in the
Captain C. J. Iredell, a prominent Co
lumbia (S. C.) business man, is accused of
embezzling $25,0(i) from the Commercial
bank, of which he was until lately presi
dent. The supreme military council of Mexico
has confirmed the death sentence passed
upon Colonel Nieves Hernandez, charged
with treason in failing to capture Garza,
M. Deveaux, director of the Ottoman
bank at Constantinople, has committed
suicide by drowning himself at Corfu.
The United States coast survey steamer
Gedney is ashore on Canoe island, British
Ed Murtin, a cigar-maker 33 years old,
committed suicide at Sioux Falls, S. D.,
by taking laudanum. Disgusted with life.
Two brothers named Burgess, who were
in jail at lclanon, Va., charged with mur
der, were taken from their cells by friends
of their victim and hanged.
Vessels on the Mediterranean coast are
prevented from entering the harbors of
Marseilles or Toulon on account of the
Board ot Trade mscipltne.
Chicago, Nov. 2. Edward Pardridge,
Charles R. Barrett and William E. Mc
Henry filed bills in the circuit court yes
terday to restrain the board of directors of
the Chicago board of trade ' n expelling
them as memlers. The tro. j grows out
of a resolution passed by the Ixmrd in 1888
prohibiting members from trading in so
called privileges, or puts and calls, in vio
lation of the criminal code, and the penalty
was expulsion. The accused men say they
have violated no rule, as they were not
acting as members when they traded in
puts and calls.
Natural Gas Tanks Failing.
Colcmbus, O., Nov. 2. The people "of
northwestern Ohio are now realizing what
they have been afraid of for some time.
J'he natural gas fields are playing out. At
Lima the Natural Gas company announced
hs inability to make any more connections
than those already made and warned the
people that a stock of coal and wood had
better be in before winter sets in.
Serious Kailway Accident.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 2. At Wads
worth, Ala., yesterday a train on the Log
ging railroad jumped the track at a water
tank, knocking the tank down into a car
sontaining forty laborers. Fifteen men
were hurt, two of whom have since died
from their injuries.
A Valuable Remedy.
Hon. Edmund L Pitts, tbe late presi
dent of tbe New Yoik State senate,
"State of New York. Senste Chamber,
Albany. March 11. 1886. I have used
Allcock's Porous Plasters in my family
for the ptst five years, and can truth-,
fully say tbey are a valuab'e remedy and
effect great cures. I would not be with
out them. 1 have in several instances
given some to frieDds suffering with weak
and lame backs, and they have invaria
bly sffoid d certsin and epeedy relief.
They cannot be too highly commended."
The people at the World's
Dispensary of Buffalo, N. Y.t
have a stock-taking time once
a year and what do you think
they do ? Count the number
of bottles that've been re
turned by the men and women
who say that Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery or
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescrip
tion didn't do what they said
it would do.
And how many do you
think they have to count.
One in ten ? Not one in five
Here are two remedies
one the Golden Medical Dis
cover', for regulating and in
vigorating the liver and purify
ing the blood; the other, the
hope of weakly womanhood,
and they've been sold for
years, sold by the million bot
tles; sold under a positive
guarantee, and not one in five
hundred can say:
"It was not the medicine for
And is there any reason
why you should be the one?
And supposing you are what
do you lose i Absolutely
At never before heard of prices
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT'S,
1809 and 1811 Second Avenue.
Driffill & Gleim,
1822 Second Avenue.
Sole Agents for
J. EL Flickenger's
Now is the time to place your order with us
for future delivery. These goods are the finest
in the market. They have no equal. Sold in
We will occupy our new store, cor. of Fifth avenue
and Twenty-third St., and will be known as the
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HOKST VON KOECKRITZ, Pharmacist.
It is an acknowledged fact that our Cloak Depart
ment is the most com
plete in the city; that we
show more pretty and
original styles than any
other three houses, and
that our prices are 25 per
cent below all competition.
I I4W. Second Street, DAVENPORT, IOWA.
Always the best at the lowest prices.
$4.00 per Month for Ten years,
or $6.00 per Month for Six years
Pays Principal and Interest and seeures you
a Deed with Abstract of Title. j
0 Lots On v 40
ON EACH PLAN. LOCATION 38th ST.
PRICES WILL BE ADVANCED.
Come early and secure choice locations and lowest prices
BUFORD & GUYER'S Addition.
Apply to J. M. Buford or E. H. Guyer.
314 BRADY STREET,
The PATi and Wdttkb Goods are now DAVENPORT,
In. Remember we are ehowing the largest and most varied
assortment of Domestic and Impobted goods in the three
cities. Suits made to your measure from $20 to $40; Trou
sers made to your measure $5 to $13