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THE DEMOCRATIC NORTHWEST, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1891.
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fVTEKLT SEWS BUDGET.
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COWARDLY ACT OF JOHN L.
SULLIVAN. THE BRUISER. -
Klae Iipwi Shot Dew a Uu Be Many,
Doge senator Vooi-bmi' Motker Deadj
flacky
St'DDKX SCHMUN8.
' Secretary 'lariom Drops Dead a Baa
aneW
Tbo sudden death of Secretary Win
lorn, of the Treasury, while at the din
ker of the Board of Trade and Trans-,
bortatlon, at Now York, caused the:
Immediate adjournment of that body a'
few minute after 10 o'clock. The Sec-'
fetftry w the first speaker of the even-'
log. The dinner, which began at 6
a'elock, was completed shortly after '9
p. m., and the Secretary arose to speakj
. lie entertained the diners with a most'
elaborate oration and sat down amidst
the lond applause and cheers of his au-!
d I tors. Judgct Arnoux was in the midst
of a speech Introducing cx-Secretary Iay-
ii whan snma nntk frifill 'T.nlr (LT. KV.
retary Windom!". The speech was
broken short and every eye was turned In'
the direction of that gentleman. He had
sunk in his chair and was falling
to the floor. His face was ghastly,
nd a cry of horror arose among the late
festive revelers. Drs. S. A. Robinson,'
"Durant, Whitney, Fisher, and Bishop
were soon at his chair. Dr. Eobinson
bent down, and making a close examin
ation of the prostrate form, discovered
that the heart was still beating. By his
orders the dying Secretary was carried
Into the disu room adjoining the banquet
ball and there placed on a table. ' Mes
sengers were hastily dispatched for elec
tric batteries and four were applied to
, body, which was rapidly growing cold.
This was exactly at 10:05 p.' mi For six
' minutes the electric shocks were applied
incessantly, but without success. At
10:11 p. m. Judge Arnoux came out of
the dish room and said: "He is dead!"
The words went to the heart of every
man who heard them. The brilliant
- orator of a few minutes before, aglow
with enthusiasm, predicting his futuro
policy in the Treasury was only a mass
:. of clay, i , -
The Secretary had succumbed to an
attack of the heart. He had been for a
long time a sufferer from heart disease
and only the other day was visited by a
shock which, however, passed away
without causing him much inconvenience.
When it was officially announced that
the Secretary was dead, Secretary Tracy
at once went to the nearest telegraph
office and sent a message to President
' Harrison, informing him of the sad event
and requesting him to communicate with
- Mrs. Wlndnm and have her start on the
11:10 p. m. train for New York. -
'William Windom,
Secretary o 1 the
Treasury for a sec
ond time, waa born
in Ohio in 117. He
waa admitted to the
bar and became Pros
ecuting Attorney in
liia native State, and
in 1M3 removed to
Minnesota, where he
waa elected to the
Thirty-sixth and the
four subsequent Con
gresses, taking an im
portant part in the
management ot In
dian affaire. In 1670
be was appointed
Senator to nil an un
expired term, and
waa afterward elect
' ed for two terms. He
waa a candidate for
the Presidential nomination ai the convention
of 1680, and r appointed Secretary of
the Treasury V President Garfield's Cabinet.
He resigned when Vice-President Arthur auo
seeded to the Presidency and engaged in rail
road and other financial enterprises, maUng nil
borne principally in New York until he waa re
called by President Harrison to his former post.
LA.BGE LOSS OF LIFE.
Over Fifty Feraona Killed In a Mine Ex
plosion. A terrible njine explosion occurred at
the Mammoth works of the H. C. Frick
Coke Company at Mammoth, Pa. Th
mines are on the Scwlckley branch of
the Southwest Branch Railroad, and are
about half way between Latrobe and
Mt. Pleasant. There seems to be some
thing the matter with the wires of both
the telephone and telegraph companies,
as even the Frick employes are almost
t entirely without definite Information. At
the time of the accident there were be
tween fifty and eighty men at work In
the shaft, which is not a very deep one.
There was a sudden explosion of gaj at
the point where th.e men were at work,
and from present indications it looks as
though most of them were killed.
Word has been received at Mt. Pleas
ant, that eighteen bodies had been taken
from the mine. The machinery which
runs the fan wasnotdamaged,and plenty
of fresh air has been forced into the mine
to sustain the living, and to allpw rescu
ing parties to enter In safety and bring
out the bodies. The mine was badly
wrecked in places, and it is not possible
to set an accurate idea of the number of
living or Injured who may be buried or
Imprisoned. !. There is no fire hi the mine
resulting 'from the explosion so there
will be definite news hi a short time. It
H said that most of the .killed are either
English-speaking or .jSerman;. miners.
T&e shaft is about 100 fleet deep, and has
a number of galleries. Superintendent
Keighley, who - was the inspector in
charge at the Dunbar -mine after its ac
cident, has charge of these works. , He
has organized relief parties and is busily
engaged in trying to penetrato the en
tries '.; . - - - .
A later dispatch says that one hurt'
dred and ton men were killed in the ex-
plosion. ' Sixty bodies have, been taken
out so far. The mine is on fire, and it is
flared- the bddlesof the others will be
..cremated. - f
WEIGHT or WOE,
" Secretary Vfiudom's Remains at Wash.
v Washington special:-The remains of
the late Secretary Windom arrived her
' and rere met at the depot by the Presi-
r Went and members of the sCabiaet -and
' officers of tha- Treasury ! Department.
. Following the casket were the President
and Vice-President arm In arm, Sccffeta-
rics Blaine and Proctor, and behind
them other Cabinet officials. Then fol
lowed a long lUe of Treasury officials.
The line of carriages reached from the
. depot far into the capltol grounds. Af
ter tne remains were placed in tne ncarse,
the procession moved to the late resi
. dence of the Secretary on Massachusetts
avenue, where the remains were removed
from the bearse and placed In a position
In the parlor. The casket was then
opened, and the members of the Cabinet
V and others were permitted 'to view his
, remaina. after which thet withdrew,
1 leaving the dead Secretary with his fam-
lly, who had remained in retirement un-
th
til the others had taken their departure.!
The Secretary ot State Issued a for-,
tnul a announcing the death and the!
President'! order directing the closing
and drapery of the departments. . i
The President directs that all depart-!
ments and executive branches or thej
Government and officers subordinate!
thereto shall manifest doe respect to the!
memory of this eminent citizen In a
manner conservant with the dignity of
the office which be has honored by bU
devotion to public duty.
Gossip is already busy with probabilH
tics as to Mr. Windom't successor, and!
the general belief is that Congressman
Mckinley, whose term In the liouse ex-j
plres shortly, and whose fitness by roa-
son of his prominent connection with)
financial legislation is conceded, will be
selected.
f DOffS la INCLINE.
A. Kansas City Cablo Car, Containing"
rune) Persons, vasnea to rieeea.
Kansas City special: A runaway ca
ble train ran down the Union Depot in
cline and it was only by the merest;
chance that a number of lives were not
lost The Incline is 1,000 feet long, and de
scends at an angle of thirty degrees from'
Summit street to an elevated station:
east of the Union Depot. At Summit
street the grip broke, the brakes failed
to work, and the train, unrestrained,:
shot down the incline at lightning
speed. The passenger car contained
nine persons, among them L. J.
Brlcker, employed In the Burlington!
ticket office, and C. E. Davidson, of
Neosho, Kan. The ladies in the car
rushed for the door to escape, but Mr:
Bricker and Mr. Davidson restrained
them and saved their lives. The train
kept to the rails until it reached the
curve at the bottom of the incline, when'
the grip-car lumped the track and turned
over on its lidc.i The passenger coach
crashed Into: it 'and reduced it to
splinters. Grlpman i Bosley was seri
ously injured, but will recover. None
of the passengers - were hurt excepting
C. E. Davidson. He waa cut with glass
and badly bruised.
Keg-roes Sbot Down Like So Many Dogs.
A dastardly crime occurred at Carbon
Hill, n Walker County, Ala., the other
night. A mob of white men, supposed
to be ex-strikers, surrounded a negro
cabin, occupied by nine colored men,'
and, without warning, burst open the
doors and opened fire on the occupants.
The mob used shotguns, Winchester
rifles, and pistols. The colored men
were taken perfectly unawares and did
not have time to defend themselves be
fore they were shot down like so many
dogs. A perfect fusillade of leaden
balls poured into the little cabin, and
the occupants fell right and left, bleed
ing and groaning, after about sixty
shots had been fired. Their murderous
work fully accomplished, the band of
desperadoes fled, and, so far as is known,
their identy had not yet been estab
lished, nor has any of them been ar
rested. , A number of colored men 'were
put to work at the mines in place of the
strikers, and since then ill-feeling has
existed between the factions.
- Served Them itight.
Two young men, two Indiscreet school
girls, two indignant mothers and two
horsewhips are the dramatis porsonae in
a little drama, one act of which was en
acted at Kansas City, Mo. The boys are
George Goodman, - an employe in
the freight office of the Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas railroad,
and Ed. Hunt, a special delivery boy
employed at the postoffice, sta
tion A. They had been pay
ing devoted attention to two
girls, each about 15 years old,; who live
in the southwest part of the city. Both
are daughters of respectable' parents,
The other morning their respective
mothers awoke to find their daughters
missing. When they returned later,
they were questioned and confessed that
they had spent the night in company
with Goodman and Hunt The mothers
procured horsewhips, went to the places
of business of the young men, and
thrashed both vigorously.
- Gladstone) to Stay.
The current reports In regard to Mr.
Gladstone's intended resignation are as
sociated in the public mind with the ne
gotiations for the settlement of the Irish
difficulties. It is intimated that as
Parnell is evidently not going to obliter
ate himself, Mr. Gladstone, who has vir
tually demanded Parnell's withdrawal,
now proposes to get out of the dilemma by
himself withdrawing and leaving the
conduct of affairs to SirJWi! liam H arcourt,
who has not committed himself seriously
on the Parnell retirement question. But
Mr. Gladstone, whatever his intentions
as to the leadership, will not retire for
.the present at least from tho House of
Commons. He will take an active part
in debate and proposes to vigorously ad
vocate the bill repealing Catholic religi
ous disabilities.
A Muddle in Connectt'ont.
The Connecticut Houso received the
report of ' tho committee appointed to
canvass the vote for the fci ate officers.
The committee finds that 1,289 ballots
were rejected for insufficient cause, and
that In many towns the number of votes
returned exceeds . the total number of
votes cast.,, Tho committee states that
it is unable to determine that any person
was legally chosen to fill any of tne State
offices except tjie Comptroller, to which
the face of the roturns indicate that
Nicholas Straub (Democrat) was elected!
The House accepted the report and
adopted resolutions offering to join with
the Senate in a general :' recount of the
vote of the .State. 1 ' V; fi .(
Covering '1 heir Tracks. '
New Orleans special: The lottery
managers evidently wish to cover some
of their tracks. Last week suspicions
were aroused among some of the stock
holders! when in collecting their divi
dends they wero required to sign a head
ing on receipt book indorsing all expen
ditures by the. lessees,' authorizing the
destruction of 5 all voucher for 'money
expended and approving the management
of .the corncorn. Several ot the stock
holders refused to sign this extraordinary
resolution. , The lottery company wishes
to destroy certain vouchers and books in
order to save itself and certain legisla
tures and judges from exposure, that will
certainly be made, should the anti-lottery
movement triumph at the coming State
election.
, Chili .Revolution.
The revolutionary fleet has block
aded the port of Tongeri, Chili and tho
government has dispatched 3,000 troops
under the command of Gen. Torborsdlls
to the relief and reinforcement of that
place.' It is reported that a battle hat,
occurred at Tongeri between tho govern
men troops and the Insurrectionist
forces, but nothing is known as to the
result of the engagement If one has ac
tually , occurred. The revolutionists
e. i
orm
hare occnpled Llmicb. Alto, provtnea ot
Valparaiso, and have seized npon the
national factories there, after having
M pel led th government director, who
remained loyal to the fortunes of Presi
dent Balmacedla. Quilot Aquilot, a town
tf about 13,000 population, in the same
province, has also been captured by the
rebels.
Geo. Mllsa' Follcy.
When shown a dispatch from Wash
ington criticising his action in disposing
3f the Indians placed at Fort Sheridan,
Gen. Miles Indulged in a laugh. - Becom
ing serious he said: "That Indians are
now quartered at Fort Sheridan Is purely
a matter of military consideration. It
does not require my consultation, as It
Is entirely within the jurisdiction of f
department" The General was asked
if It was his intention to send the Indians
now at Fort Sheridan to Washington.
He replied: v "Never, for a momentt In
an Interview which was obtained from
me tbe day I came back frotthe North
west I stated that the purpose of keep
ing those savages there was to preveat
any possibility oi another ontorean in
the spring. This is my purpose now," '
The Bad Men.
Chicago special: Gen. Miles, in speak
ing of Indian matters, said: The Indian
chiefs who went through to Washington
are not dangerous. They havo gone
merely to have a conference and under
standing with the authorities there and
will return to their tribes. Tbe Indians
who remain loyal were net disarmed for
the reason that it would have been in
justice to have treated them the same as
bostiles. With the hostile tribes only
a very fowarms were left, simply enough
for their personal protection. -.. I an
ticipate no further trouble, and if theie
is ever another war with the Indians it
will be on an entirely different matter.,,
Probably Saieide. a I 1
The body of Benjamin" H.xCampbeIl,
the millionaire and President of the
Chicago Safe and Lock Company, who
mysteriously disappeared from his home
November 28, was found in the Chiaago
River near the Bush street . bridge
recently. Mr. Campbell was sorely
troubled over his business affairs at the
time of bis disappearance, and a few days
afterward the Safe and Lock Company,
ot which he was the principle owner, was
placed in the hands of a receiver. The
finding of Mr Campbell's body bears out
the belief, entertained ever since he left
his home, that he committed suicide.
One Hundred and Fifty Killed.
A Pittsburgh special says: H. C.
Frick, owner of Mammoth Mine No. 1,
the scene of the terrible explosion, has
been in almost constant communication
with his representatives at tho pit since
the . accident. Mr. Frick says that he
has private Information to the effect that
103 bodies had been removed from the
shaft Mr. Frick says that in all there
were 160 men working in the mine at the
time of the accident; that nine escaped
with their lives, some of them badly in-
lured: the rest 151 men. were either
killed outright or
terrible after-damp.
suffocated by the
Diabolical Deed of Boys.
While skating on a pond at Milwaukee,
Freddy Hackbarth and August Priese,
both aged 13 years, were seized by three
older boys, who said they wanted to
"make niggers of them." After a fire
had been lighted the little fellows' faces
were held over the fire until the flesh
rolled off and both may lose their eye
sight They will, at any rate, be dis
figured for life. No arrests have yet
been made. The cries of the youngsters
brought workmen In the vicinity to their
relief, and the older ones made good their
escape.
A Paper Mill Blown I'p.
The Kock Falls Paper Mills at Ster
ling, 111., was blown up by an explosion
of "bleach." The mill was demolished.
Two men, John Meyers and Alonzo Bell,
have been taken from the ruins dead.
Three or four other workmen are miss
ing and are supposed to be in the ruius.
The accident happened just at the hour
the day and night forces were changing
places and as many were coming and
going, it will be impossible to know who
Is missing until daylight
Sullivan on a Drunk.
special from Janesville, Wis.,
John L. Sullivan created a panic among
tne members oi his theatrical company
hear Harvard on his way to Freeport
He insulted one of the women of the
troupe, threshed the man who protested.
and took possession of the train. When
the train stopped be drove all the pas
sengers and the trainmen from the depot
platform. - Traveling Passenger Agent
Gibson, of the Chicago and Northwestern
road, finally coaxed him into a private
car and took him to Rockford to sober
UP-' , : ; : rr :;
Smuggling In Chinamen. ;
Wholesale smuggling of Chinamen Into
the United States has been going on at
West Superior, all winter. The celestials
are brought to Canadian ports from China
and then mako their, way to Port Ar
thur. They are provided with transpor
tation into the United States in sleighs
and wagons, in most cases being brought
a distance of about 300 miles to Two
Harbors, Minn., at which point the Du
luth and Iron Range Railroad conveys
therd to their ultimate destination. Ar
rests will probably be made in a day or
two. ' . -
Killed by Electricity.
At the Edgar Thompson Tool Works,
at Pittsburgh Pa., William Brown and
Charles King were sent to the rear of
the converting-room to do some work.
A loose electric wire was hanging near
them and they began fooling with it
The dynamo was not in operation, but
whilo they were fooling the current was
turned on. Brown was killed Instantly,
andr King ' was thrown -several feet and
severely burned. " Brown leaves a widow
and two children.
, Sixteen Lives Lost. ,,
s Capt Borne, of thai .schooner eorgi.
ana, reports-three shipwrecks In the
lower Gulf of Mexico during the last
days of December. The first was the
foundering of a bark at Cayma Brae,
December 35, name unknown; six of the
crew were lost Tho American schooner
Maggie E. Gray, wrecked on Little Cay
man island, vessel and cargo a total
loss. The schooner Contest, from Rna
tan for Samaica, capsized on the 23rd.
Ten lives were lest including the Cap
tain's wife.
Another Mine K orror.
A part of the Chapln mine, at Iron
Mountain, the largest and most product
ive In Michigan, caught fire at the sixth
level. The fire has spread to an alarm
ing extent and smoke is pouring from all
the shafts of the mine. Eight men are
under ground without any possible es
cape. It is thought that they have
probably succumbed to the smoke. How
west
ihe fire started la not known. The ttpa
j f tue shaft are being covered to pia.
rent tne air irom entering them. y - .
CTsufcaal t m Falp. -
As William Hildcnbrand waa return
ing home from Jackson, Ohio, near the
Tropic Furnace, he was struck by an
tngine on tbe Ohio Southern Railroad,
and was caught aader the wheels, his
lower extremities being ground into a
pulp. The engine and fourteen coal
cars passed over him. He lived twenty
live minutes. He was about sixty-five
years old, and was a widower.
lnecadlary Taadala In Ohio.
An attempt was made to destroy the
Record building at Oberlin, Ohio. Some
persons having a grudge ' against Mr.
Wagner, tbe publisher of the paper,
broke Into the building and set fire to the
structure, but some attaches from the
adjoining hotel discovered the flames In
time to save the building, This la the
second attempt to destroy the place by
setting fire to it by unknown persons, t
I Bunted for 100,000,' '
At Butte, Mont, an attachment was
i levied on the store ot James B. Boyce &
Co., ono of the largest and oldest dry
goods houses in the West, at tho instance
of tho First National Bank. The attach
ment was levied to force an assignment,
I which was made near midnight to D. P.
I Porter the book keeper of the bank.
I The assets are stated to be 8125,000. The
eross liabilities are estimated at $100,000.
Borneo to Death.
A fire started in the town of Cygnet,
Ohio, and six bltcks ot buildings were
destroyed and three persons burned to
death. The names of the victims are: P.
Moleny, Frank Satterly, and Gertrude
Satferly. It !s feared that two others
have perished. The loss is estimated at
8100,000, with little or no Insurance. ,
( Twenty.Flva People Killed.
Dispatches from Greece tell of a horri
ble disaster? wrought by an avalanche.
One of these huge masses of snow, ice,
and earth came rolling down from the
mountain upon the town of Athamana
with terrible results. Twenty-five per
sons were killed outright and many
were Injured, while eighty houses were
destroyed. . (
It Will Fly.
The air ship is a success. So at least
a large audience that witnessed a test at
the Chicago Exposition Building were
decidedly inclined to declare. To all ap
pearance it was thoroughly demonstrated
that a craft has at least been Invented
that permits feats of navigation never
before accomplished, propelling and
steering.
Life Imprisonment (or a Paltry Sam.
John Coleman, who murdered William
Boberts in August last in a quarrel orig
inating over 81.25, and was captured in
St Louis, was found guilty of murder at
Indianapolis, the jury returning a life
' sentence. Seven jurors voted for several
j hours to hang the defendant Both men
are colored.
Mrs. Flack is Dead.
Mrs. Flack, formerly the wife of James
A. Flack, ex-Sheriff of New York, died
of paralysis. The District Attorney
said he could not say what effect her
death would have on tho new trial of
James A. Flack and his son for crimin
ally conspiring in the divorce matter. ,
'' ' ; Tha Dead-Look Ended.
The long dead-lock of the Montana
legislature is over. Both Houses met
together. The Democrats have the or
ganization and the Bepublicans have a
majority of one. There Is much rejoic
ing that needed legislation is now as
sured. Killed by a WeU Disger.
Walter McClure, son of a prominent
merchant, of Crawfordsville, - Ind., was
fatally shot by Charles Combs, a well
digger. Combs claims that young McClure.
was creating a disturbance in front of his
house. Combs Is in jail.
Blarshal Killed by a Negro Outlaw.
Deputy United States Marshal Bass
Reeves was shot and killed by a negro
outlaw named Christie, at Fort Smith,
Ark. Christie was being arrested for a
murder committed some time ago.
Gone to Work at Last.
So far as outward appearances go,
the
! Colorado Legislature has at last adjusted
its differences, and settled down to the
transaction of business for the people for
the first time In nearly tbreo weeks.
Farmer Fatally Kicked.
William Dixon, a farmer living fifteen
miles southwest of Winchester, Ohio, was
kicked by a horse in the abdomen. He
now lies in a critical condition, with lit
tle hopes of recovery. , ' , A,
Senator Voorhees' Bereavement.
Rachael Voorhees, aged 89, mother of
Senator Voorhees,!; died, at her home at
Veedersburg, Ind. -. i . W f
THE MARKETS.
CHICAGO.
Cattle Common to Prime. .. , $3.25 5.75
Hoob Shipping tirades...., 3.U0 8.75
bhef ;...... s.00 a 6.00
Wbbat No. 8 Bed .... 94 c5 .95
Coax-JNo.a ....... 49)4101 .SO
Oats No. J... ... 43Ha
.71:
.2&
.10)4
.28
M.
Bdttkb Choice Creamery...... ,23
Chkkub Full Cream, flata... .10
Eoos Fresh . . . t ....,. 22
roTAToaa Western, par ba ,90
' INDIANAPOLIS.
Cattlsi BbJppins; S.50
Boas Choice Light 8.00
0 5.00'
8.75
Ht 4.75
m .96',
b he ef common to f rime 3.00
WHEAT No. 2 Bed .95
Cobm No. 1 White ,60
K4
OATS-No. a Wkita. . - .16)4(9 , .40
v . r vidimus... .
CATTUI.... 4.00 & 5.50
Koao.it... .T ii 8.90 (9 8.75 i'
WhhaT No. a Eed. .97 .98
Cokw No. ,...., L.8t .49.
Oats-No. a 44 & .45
Baalxt Iowa. ea J ,70
CINCINNATI.
Cattlb... 3.00 (9 4.50
Hoos 8.00 & 8.75
8HBEP....;...... ..,,.8.00 0 5.75
w B BAT No. Bed .95 .96 1
Coait No. 1 .. rfifca ju
Oats No. a Mixed .48 .49
MILWAUKEE.
Whbat No. S Spring .89 & .91
Cobm No. 8 . ' M '"
Oats No. I Wkito.........i..- ; .45U& .485-
Etb Not 1...... .......... i .71 & .78
Bablix No. a .65 a .65
DETROIT.
CATTta... 8.00 a 4.50
Hooa.... t 3.00 0 8.50
8" .....i.. ......I 8.00 H 4.75
wbbat no. ana..i...... .J. JM ....9H
Cobm No. a Yellow .60H9 .61)5
inu. VTUiM, ltim
TOLEDO.
Whbat .96549
Cobb Cash M. ,....,..,. r MHi9
Oats-No. a White .4iM
BUFFALO. . ..
.48),
.97
".524
.48!
Cattle Good to Prime... ...... 4.00 5,00
Hoob Medium and Heavy 8.60 a 4.00
Wbbat No. a Hard.. , .(W(0 1.08)4
CoBM-No.a 5J A JO
EAST LIBERTY.
Cattlb Common to Prima
4.00
BOS
m 5.95
4.00
& 6.50
sj 0.50
S6.75
4.00
($ 4.75
Hoee Light
Baaar Medium to Good........ 4.00
Lambs
6.00
. NEW YORK.
Cattlb
Boos.. ......
Bhbbp.-.. ...
8.50
8.35
4.00
LOS
.OS
M
Whbat No. S Bed..
Cobb No. 1
& L10
taca-aUxad Western.
.08
M
one year If or $1.50
BIQ DINNERS.
What It Casta Issue Hew-Terken ta Ka
- Isslalsi Tae Aatac Biases- aerrioe.
New York haa become a city of ex
tra valance In dinner-giving, and many
of these entertainments, with all tha
delicacies of the season and rare wines,
cost from $30 to 1100 per cover. Ot
oourse the latter is the outside figure;
but reckoning that one gives a dinner
once a week to a party of aay fifteen at
the first named figure, it will prove a
snug sum at the end ot the year. In or
der to render these dlnnei-s complete and
perfect the hostess must possess a dinner
service more or less elaborate, and It It
rarely, if ever, that the majority of out
sider stop to consider what these consist
of and how much money is spent in thil
direction. In the old Roman days no.
greater magnificence could have existed
In the way of table decoration, winei
and service, than a millionaire New
Yorker displays when his wife gives a
large dinner. Tha Astor family possess
a gold dinner service that is the envy of
every woman who has ever seen it. It
Is one of the most costly In this country.
It Is valued at f so.000 and la now the
property of Mrs. William Astor. It hat
been In the family a long time; it would
be hard to describe It, as it was made in
different parts of the world and was
picked up on odd occasions. It is unique
and has been talked about more than
any other dinner set in this country.
The larger dishes consist of an immense
platter and center piece, end pieces,
candelabras, wine coolers and pitchers.
In the design is represented fruit of all
description, together with the unicorn
and lion in repousse work. Mrs. Astor
uses a white linen table cloth of the
finest texture, made especially tor her,
with a wldo lace border showing a lining
of pink satin. Her table is always deco
rated with Uloire de Paris roses, their
exquisite shade of tink matching exact
ly tho satin underneath. , t,,
, ' . . $
Dedicated With Blood. f ?, ' .
John K. Aydelotte, editor of the But
ler County Democrat was killed In an OC'
cldent in the press-room of . the paper,
For several days the Democrat has been
using the press-room of its new building.
A gas engine of the vertical pattern is
used for power, and has not been work
ing properly for a day or two. Mr,
Adyelotte was examining the engine at
the time, when Us overcoat caught in
the small wheel and the governor. The
wheel, about a foot in diameter, was
making over 200 revolutions per minute.
It is located about two feet above a hard
cement floor. With inconceivable ra
pidity the coat was wound around
the governor, and the unfortunate man
firmly held and thrown on his back on
the wheel. How many times he was
whirled around no one can tell. His
head, arms and legs struck the cement
floor with every turn, the engine being
stopped by the body of the man breaking
the gas-pipe that . fed it. A pressman
standing by Mr, Aydelottt's . side was
struck by the body as it was hurled
around, and the pressman was knocked
down ' and badly bruised. One of the
man's shoes was hurled from his foot
across tha room, striking an employe
with sufficient force to almost stun him.
The accident occurred so quickly that it
was over before the employes in the
press-room realized that it had happened.
Minor State Items.
Burglars are working Canton,
and
making some big hauls.
The Globe Boiling Mil, Cincinnati,
has been sold for $200,000.
The St. Anthony Catholic Church,
Madisonville, was destroyed by fire.
Michael Young," brakeman, was
fatally crushed while coupling cars at
Alliance.
A 2-year-old child of Curtis Hoff,
living near Harpster, fell upon a stove
and was terrlby burned." -
The Ohio mine operators have re
fused the demands recently made by the
miners and a strike is expected.
Three hundred and twenty-five thou
sand dollars is estimated necessary to
complete the new City Hall of Cincin
nati. The case in the Cincinnati Police
Court against R. G. Wood, the prepetrator
of the ballot-box. forgery, has been dis
missed, i J ."-.iS . J.; -J :,..?:
J. Calvin Bushey, married, who
eloped from Holmesville, with Miss
Bcott, is in jail at Uniontown, Pa., and
the girl has been returned to her home.
The people of Walnut are highly
pleased over the establishment of a post
office in that part of Pickaway County.
The patrons are also gratified at the se
lection Of H. O. 1 M no as postmaster, who
has everything in running Order now.
j, -MVhlle flourishing a pistol In a play
ful manner, James Sweeney, a night
guard at the Till'm jail, shot John Her
zog, 8) prominent business man, 'the ball
striking him in the head, but glanced
from tho skull, producing a serious but
not fatal wound.
S, While VYiru? Benuhenn, son of a
farmer living at Sandusky, was carelessly
handling a shotgun in the kitchen of the
family residence tbe gun was accident
ally discharged, and killed one of his
'sisters, aged 11, and dangerously
wounded another, aged 10.
Judge Kicks, of the United States
Court, at .Cleveland, gave judgment in
favor of libellants In the case of the col
lision between the steamers J. H. Daver-
eaux and 5 Alexander : Folsom, In St.
Mary's Elver, In August. The Deveraul
was held blameless. H. F. Carleton Is
named as Commissioner to report the
amount of damages to ; tha Devereauz.
The amount claimed is $18,000.
At Newark, Alonzo Slater, who
failed to recover money lost at gambling
and was in turn arrested for playing, had
Koer Bros., Charles Staine, James Ponser
and George Johnson arrested for keeping
gambling rooms.
An infant child of Miller Christ was
suffocated in bed at the Arlington Hotel
at Zanesville. The family was en route
from Nebraska to Stockport, and after
two nights on tho train without rest the
parents did not notice the little one'
danger. -
While on a debauch at Youngstownw
Frederick Austin, a. young elerk. at
tempted suicide' by taking rat poison. I
Stephen Joyce-, -an employe of ba
Panhandle shops, at Columbus, who
mysteriously stabbed the other night, has
died from the effect of his wound!
Johnson, his supposed assailant, has not
been captured.
'. W. Haley, a Cincinnati real estate
broker, has been swindled aut ot $500 tft
a couple of rascals who Interested him Id
a land deal In which there- appeared to i
be big profits, an! then secured a loan ot ,
$1,000, half of which Haley recovered by ,
attachment
Ex-Senator T. C Snyder met with a
painful accident at Canton. In his hurry
to catch a passing street car he slipped
and fell down the steps ot his business
office, breaking his right leg. The same
leg was broken some six years ago by be
ing thrown from a buggy.
An unknown man was struck by a
freight train on the Fort Wayne road,
three miles east of Wooster, and In
stantly killed. A card giving the nans '
of William Carl, from the moldcr's union,
Richmond, Ind., was found In his coat.
His right leg and arm were cut off.
In dubltable evidence of a case of
infanticide was discovered on the pubj!$
dump at Columbus. A boy who, with
his dog, was hunting rats, found In a plp
of. rubbish, a box, in which was the
corpse of an ipf ant. The baby had died
a short time after birth. . Its hand was
fn its . mouth, Its legs were broken, and
there was every evidence that it had
been placed alive in the box.
i Jost fn' front of the Ohio Southern
Depot, at Jackson, Edward Carr, a braSe
man, jumped from a box car to a car of
slack, ;irom wnicn ne leu upon tnetracK
bof ore the f moving train. The car of
slack passed over him, killing him .In
stantly, but, strange ' to say, his bodjf
bears no1 outward sign of injury. He
was of Irish descent, 21 years of age,
Dr. Stelnberger, of Yellow Springs,
whose recent statement that Effie Taylor,
the crippled girl, who suicided there if
cently, had confessed being implicated (a '
the murder of the wife of a colored Bap
tist preacher In Yellow Springs,, haj
deeded to Miss Taylor's heirs the SS.OjJO
property which the girl had deeded h,ljpj
without valuable consideration. Eeyr '
Clark has sued Stelnberger for $10,000.
libel, and the worry and excltoment has
almost killed him. r 'fj J
About two months ago Gottlieb Wleri . '
a German citizen of Chllicothe, disap
peared, and nothing could be found s ,
to his whereabouts, The other day, . -whilo
several boys were playing j;!
along the canal bank at Herrnstejjj'a ;
planing-mill, they discovered the bodj of .
a man imbedded in the .mud,1 who wm
The deceased has been missing since '
December 3, 1890. He leaves a wife, tjvo
sons and five daughters, and. was about
sixty-five years of age.!, " J
The authorities at San Francisco,
Cal., have asked the Columbus authori
ties lor information concerning Stewar
E. Bell, alias Sidney Bell, under arr"
charged with the murder of Samuel
Jacobsen, in that city, August 16
The charge is based upon tbe con ft"'
of a man named Campbell, suppose
have been an accomplice ot Bell,
family of Bell reside in Columbus,
ran away from home when 13 yi
old, going to Brazil and Australia. W
he returned ho engaged In daily la;
and had several personal encounters w
his father and others, finally leaving
California. i." ;
The Penitentiary managers. In s
slon at Columbus, had a heated J
cussion of the recent developments la t
Penitentiary scandal. aThe follow!
resolution was adopted, against strdtt
opposition by two members of the Boa. f
"WHBBBAa, Through newspaper orrspvj
euts and other sources of jmblio tetomaU(
rumors derogatory to tbe members of tbaBoai
and to the Warden and Matron, have been sire
lated; and
Whebbas, A resolution to investigate
present uut former admiBialraUoai of ,
Ohio Penitentiary is now ponding in tnaGener
Aaevmuiy ; oo is, tnereiore, :. . . v ' - .
'Ratoivai, That we denounce all of ca
rumors as frivolous and untrue; and that
oonrt the faBeet Investigation of oar of&ol'
oondaet, and challenge oomparlaon with an
preceding administration,"
There Is a curious state of affairs I
the Presbyterian church at New Bed
ford, f because the congregation over
looked the 'church law that a' mar
elected to the office of deacon mustbt
the husband of one wife and having his
children under subjection. : At the an
nual meeting of the New Bedford con
gregation,,., which took place. rtseeutly.
William, wnght was elected a deacon.
After the Installation of the deaeon took"
place it was discovered that, according !,
to the rule, he was not eligible to elec-:
tlon, he having neither wife nor chil
dren. Wright, who is a fine old gentle-!
man. Is greatly vexed over the situation, ;
and will resign. -; f
The Governor has pardoned Iuls i
Rauin, who was sentenced la April,188S,by
the Franklin County Common Tteas Court
to fifteen years' Imprisonmht In the peni-
tentiarv. Raum forced ' Judire Thni-
man's name to a note, and having al-:
ready served a term for aafeiiJafaffeise "i
got a heavy dose, it being shown tbalhSM
wife, who was very extravagant and of
bad character, was largely responsible.
for his misconduct, vTha. Board of Par
dona Kims tlma alnen rAprtmmAnrtAd tita
pardon. For reasons then unknown this .
action was rescinded. - Detectives have"
been working on the. case, and some . -
sensational statements were made to the
Governor. Among the papers In the case
was one In which a prominent attorney
of Columbus, and a merchant tailor, who
Is very active In local politics, are accused
of bleeding Raum unmercifully, and of
dropping him when he had no more blood
to let The story is discredited by those
wbo know the accused, and the names of
tha two men are therefore withhold.''.
Thao, Suhr ie sole agent for the Domes
tic" sewing machine. This make hss stood
the test for years and evet ranks as first-olaesv
He will be pleased to have you call and exam,
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