THE DEMOCRATIC NORTHWEST, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1891.
UR NEWS SUMMAUY.
OD GRAFT FORTHE GOPHERS
IN AN INDIANA SAFE.
ffle Fatality o Sorrow At
,rala Bobbers Aa I'akaowa'e
'i'vi w sup Ln Fortaae.
' I . ... . 'LnaatKAil fik!m TMn wf 11 V In ft
thm rotoitJon which It codU nJ It of . wg, wnn crew oi iixioq men. - " r. J Z
n. practicable and factor, M.ntanzas, n. the vessel's desti- w .y. .for England to prove his right
-v 1 .vu.j cMo. 1 nation, lo the fortune.
MOlTiTAIKS OP F1BE. . ' -
lie Alter Uile ofCoal MlBM aa Fire, uC
Uie Miner Fleeing far Ufa.
) A. Chicago paper prints the. following
urn Denver, Col.: Your correspondent,
ho left for New Castle, wires that hun
reda of families ere fleeing for their
res. Mile after, mile of mountains of
Val are on fire. The loss will reach into
ue millions, as mountain after mountain
J rapidly burning up. The terrible heat
ind smoke are almost suffocating. Those
jesldlng within a few miles of theconfla-
i ration are rapidly moving tneir euects.
Iorsea and cattle are- stampeding in
.11 directions. Eailroads are running
J heir trains conveying passengers to a
! )1ace ol safety. The Colorado Midland
,jltoad Is the leading owner ot the
joal mountains and is a heavy loser,
irhe miraculous escape of hundreds of
mlners Is Just being fully realized, and
fa seems like a kind act of Proyldence
fttat the dispatches did not recount the
Mcath of hundreds of brave toilers, i ne
day-force had Just set the fuses and left
the shaft for supper while the members
of the night shift, numbering over two
hundred, were congregating outside the
shaft when tho explosion occurred. Had
it happened tea minutes later It would
hate been a repetition of the Mammoth
horror. How much longer thj tire will
continue it is impossible to say. If all
the fire companies In the civilized world
would congregate In front of the flaming
mountains it is doubtful If the flames
ronld be subdued. The residents of
GJenwood Springs, a town of 500 inhabi
tants, thirty miles from the scene, are
preparing to seek a more congenial
cUme. .The residents of Leadville, nearly
one hundred miles from the scene of the
conflagration, can plainly see the terrt
while the smoke is perceptible
Beveateet Man Drowned la a Coat Mine.
, 'While i has. Boyle and Patrick Cole, of
Levlstonl ivere engaged in drilling a hole
id their (Lamber in No. 10 slope of J. C.
Harden & Co.'s mine at Jeansville, Fa.,
they drilled through into the old No. 8
slope, which had been idle for five years
and which had been flooded to the mouth
with water. Brislin, a driver, was close
brand he cried out: "Boys, for God's
sake, run for your lives or you will be
Jnnaii in mnmpnt thereafter the
uxvnuvw. " s
water came and Brislin barely escaped
with his life. Besides him, six others
escaped. The water rose rapidly and
before any attempt could be made to
reami? the workmen, seventeen in
number, the slope which is 624 feet deep,
,111 nooueu WJ uu iiiuuw auu ucj
riWht and drowned.
- The news of the disaster caused great
a eitament and the mouth of the slope
was soon thronged with the anxious fam
ilies and relatives of the workmen and
others. The scenes, when it was posl
tlvely known who were lost, were heart
rendering Wives implored piteously
fo their loved ones to come back, when
, th too well knew their awful fate.
Children were crying for their papas and
relatives nravtuK for the safety of their
loved ones. The sorrowing wives, rela
tives and friends were Anally convinced
that there was no hope of rescuing any
of ye men, and were led away from the
- scene ot this new mine horror by sympa
thetic hands to their homes.' A large
fo'ree of men was immediately put to
work pumping out the - water.. How
Inn? It wllfatake is a Question, since no
djgnl'v idea of the volume of water can
ADRIFT OS TBK ICR.
A wishing Tillage Drlvea oat lata lake
A special from Bay City, Mich., says:
Mdch excitement prevails here concern-
irig the report that many fishermen have
drifted into Lake Huron on an ice-field
carried out in Saginaw Bay by the strong
: south wind. The fishing village is about
fifteen miles northeast of this eity and
five miles from land. It is estimated
. that 300 men were engaged in spearing
fish and the first reports are to the effect
, that all were lost, Towara evening sev
: eral of the fishermen reached Essexvilie,
a suburb of this city, and reported that
s 'most of their companions reached the
" shore in safety. ' The best authority ob-
' v talnable places the number of . casta--iwava
at from twenty to fifty. Those
5 acquainted with the situation say they
will reach the shore before the ice passes
' , " outside of Saginaw Bay. In case they
do not, there is no hope of their being
storv of the disaster, so far as
known, is that during the night the wind
had driven the ice out towards the lake,
taking with it all the fishermen who
were on the floe in their shanties num
bering about 200 men. They were dis
tributed all over the bay for miles. Six
of the lost men managed to get to the
shore twelve miles east of the river.hav
in been on the eastern portion of the
ice. Dennis Bonnette, who had his house
on the Ice, says he thinks about twenty
men got ashore on the east side of the
bay, hear Big Creetc. The others will
escape if the seas,; which are running
mountains high, do not break np the ice.
character ever submitted for considera
tion between the two countries."
Germany aad tne Rah aa.
Berlin SDeclal: It la expected that a
general law for the suppression of drunk
enness will be enacted and put in force
in all the States ot the German con
federation before the year Is ended. A
bill on the subject has been prepared by
the Prussian Government and has re
ceived the approval of the Emperor,
who, from the day he succeeded to the
throne, has persistently demanded souse
restrictions upon the sale ot intoxi
cating .liquors. For nearly three
years ' the Government ministers
have been engaged in collecting
statistics and evtder.ee on the points
concerned, and dectslonsaat last arrived
at have already been sanctioned by the
Bundesrath. The bill decrees the with
drawal of saloon licenses and the Impo
sition of fines . upon saloons
kopDcrs' v. ho encourage persons
of Inebriate habits. The drunk
ards themselves will be fined If they are
poor, so as to prevent them from Indulg
ing in the vice of intemperance, and
terms of imprisonment are to be im
posed in cases where monetary fines
would presumably not have the desired
Exhorter la Trouble.
David M. Daniels is in jail at Union
town. Pa., the two chief witnesses
against him being the woman who was
supposed to be his wife and her 17-year-
old daughter. Joseph 11. Evans, a wen
known resident, Is tho prosecutor, charg'
I utr that Daniels has a wife and family
in Wales. At the hearing the woman
testified that she was the wife of Charles
Evans, of Pittsbursh, and that Daniels,
who boarded with them, had Induced her
to clone. Some time aaro she discovered
that Daniels was having Improper rela
tions with her daughter, and the latter
confessed to this at the hearing. DanieU
was remanded to Jail to await trial on
throe charges. Since being in Union
town he has been an exhorter at the
An Unknown's Fatal J amp.
An unknown man was killed by being
run over by a south-bound freight train
at the Manle street crossing. Eaton, Ohio.
He was seen to Jump from the train and
fall back toward the track. His right
shoulder and arm were crushed by the
wheels, and he died in a few minutes.
He and an other man were seen about
town, and were both under the influence
ot liquor. Marshal Jefferson arrested the
man who was seen witn tne deceased a
short time before he was killed. He elves
his name as Pety Baker, and his home
Columbus, . Ohio. He claims to know
nothing about the dead man lurtner tnan
they met a few days ago. The deceased
wis about thirty vears ot age. nve ieei
five inches in height, dark hair, and
weight 145 pounds.
Another Girl Allied tr Jaak the Alp par. ' Baadrad. Tarawa Oa ef KaiptaTmaat.
London special: The dead and bor- JMlkesbarre, (fa.) special: ine xy a-
rlbly mutilated body ot a 15-year- "cone i.as ieeaer in aa. i iiikh .
old girl waa found ty employes Hope was ignited by the men driving new
of the Midland Railroad lying be- spening The feeder rapidly increased
tide the track at Crlcklewood. Her face antH tne names spread ang me ic oi
1,. wn -... .w.w ht, w and arms the workings, setting fire Tb the coal and
....rH mm tha Krutr and her irlvlng the men to the aurfaee.
nrilnn were scattered over the rails, escaped. A trough 2,700feet long
&tab wounds lnmcted py some snarp in-
SOME KODAK HI0T0S
OF MINOR HAPPEN1NCS IN THE
stroment were found on the back and
bead. Complete mystery surrounds the
ghastly crime, and tho police seem pow
erless to secure any clew to the perpe
trator. The murder has created pro
found horror and great excitement.
A Had Una.
A frightful accident occurred on the
Bellaire, Zancsville anl Cincinnati Ball
way near Bellaire, Ohio, in which five or
six passengers were badly crippled and a
conductor lost bis life. A coach on a
local tralu was derailed rolling fifty feet
down the bank, was completely demol
ished. George Robinson and wife had
their ribs, and three men their arms and
legs broken. illlam Swain, conductor,
was badly burned and cut with glass
from the broken windows.
Will Koch's Lymph Car It?
Mrs. Ellen Hodo, a wealthy widow of
Carondelot, Mo., has been arrested
on a chargo of stealing socks,
ribbons and handkerchiefs in the
Wm. Barr dry goods store. Floor
walker S. C. Freeman claims he
saw her dropping the articles from her
pockets onto the floor when ho, suspect
ing ber, asked her to walk In the office.
Mrs. Hodo Is 52 years of age, and her ar
rest has caused many expression of sur
prise. Her disease Is . called , kleptomania.
Rninou of an Kxtra be Ml on.
TheNew"'ork Sun says editorially:
"We are not speaking from mere proba
bilities when we inform the public that
a proclamation from tho President may
be expected, probably beforo tne SOtn or
25th of this month, calling an extra ses
sion of the United States Senate to meet
in Washington on the 4th of March, or
immediately afterward. It may also be
presumed that the business to be brought
before this called session will be of more
than ordinary Importance.
Fatality of Borrow.
Col. W. B. Culbertson, one of Burling
ton's leading lawyers, died, aged 67.
At his bedside was Mrs. Erastus Cham
berlain, mother of Mr. Culbertson's law
partner, Mr. Frank Chamberlain. The
distressing scenes enacted so affected
the lady that she was overcome and died
in a short time. Mrs. Henry Wiman,
nhn earn a m Ion nvnonn waa olm 11 r IXT
fected, and now lies at the point of . wage schedule.
death. Both ladies are ot Burlington's
most eminent people.
thrown down the . slope to carry the
water Into the mine. A large volume of
water Is i now being poured down the
tlope. The work of flooding the mine
may require months, meantime nan
Ireds of miners will be thrown Idle.
Terrlbla Hallway Dl Muter.
Brlnkley (Ark.) special: North-bound
train No. 2, St. Louis and SlTithwestern
road, Is reported to have been terribly
wrecked twenty miles south of here with
several killed and a large number
Injured. The Texas cannon ball left
here at once for the sccue with quiet In
ductions to pick up the dead and
wounded, but more definite details could
not bo obtained.
The Old fetory,
At Huntington, Ind., Wm. Runyan
and John Thompson were examining a
revolver, and. as usual, none of them
knew It was loaded. Runyan was hand
ling the pistol and pulled the trigger,
sending a bullet Into Thompson's brain.
The doctors have no hope of bis recov
ery. Runvan and his victim were good
friends, and he is great'y shocked at his
awful mistake. -
A Brutal Husband and Father.
Ex-Councilman John IL Welch, ol
Fort Wayne, while under the Influence
of liquor, attempted to kill his son, whe
was protecting his mother against the
father's abuse. Tho son defended him'
self with a chair, and the frenzied man,
seeing he could not accomplish his pur
pose, plunged a knife Into his son's side.
It is thought he eonnot recover.
illg-h School Building Barned.
The hisrh school building in the town
of West Lafayette, Ind., was entirely de
stroyed by fire. Loss, i2,oua inein
surance on the building includes $3,000
in the Williamsburg City; 2,000 in the
Oh o Farmers': 81.000 In tne Agricui
tural. of Watertown, N. Y., and 81,800
In the Phoenix, of New York. The latter
company also had 8500 on furniture.
Woman on a Strike.
Fifty women employed in the Bell
Bros, pottery of Flndlay, O., went out
on a strike because the. management re
fused to treat with the male employes ol
the works who have been out since the
first of the year. The entire factory
now closed, and nearly 200 persons are
on strike because of a reduction in the
reaad Da a1 la a Car LaoonaoUvo Ez
pladee Hnrrtbla Baar-Ead I'aUUloa
Prlaoaera Parol ad AocldeaU, Dealaa,
i Two Men-of-War Bent to Chile.
The Navy Department has ordered the
Pensacola, which is stationed at Monte
video, to proceed to Chile, and the Bal-
. timore, at Toulon, to proceed to the same
coast. There are now no United States
mon-of-war in Chilean1 waters and the
recent troubles suggested the propriety
ot having a naval force there tor the
- protection of American cltteons in case
of emeinencTi'None f the vessels Ion
the Pacific station were available for
' . this purpose. "The Pensacola' will . have
' to round Cape Horn and is not expected
to reach Chile for three weeks while the
t Baltlmoie will not reach Chile; lor about
wt. four weeks.. , r-',Ul 1 j".' -.
Attempted Train Bobbery,
Passenger train No. 17 was boarded by
robbers at AMI, Cal., -end, under cover
of their pistols, Engineer Thorne and
Fireman Radcllffe were forced to pull out
to a point about a mile, east and halt.
The engineer and fireman were then
taken back to the express car. The
messenger saw what was up and blew
out his lights, and Instead of opening the
door commenced firing at the robbers.
Many shots were exchanged, one of
which struck Messenger Passwell In the
forehead, causing a slight wound, and
the other striking the fireman In the side,
producing a fatal wonnd. The robbers
were beaten off, and abandoned the un
dertaking.,., ratal Carriage Accident.
A party returning to Shenandoah, Pa.,
from a funeral met with a thrilling ac
cident while descending the steep moun
tain road from Frackville. The road
was very ley and the driver lost control
of the horses. The animals were dashed
against the stout fence surrounding a
mine-hole at the side ol tne road, and
carriage and the occupants were pitched
upon them. The party consisted of Mine
Foreman R. C Church and wife, William
Swtnt, wife and child, and John Sheldon,
the driver. The two children were
picked np nnconscious and are fatally
injured. The others will recover. The
two. horses were found dead. , It is
miraculous that any of the party escaped
Joat Like Chicken.
There is a tiny mite of babyhood
weighing Just three pounds in the babies'
hospital, at New York. The Infant is a
male and its mother died in giving it
birth. " The baby weighed Just three
pounds when it was turned over to the
babies' hospital a few days ago. It was
decided that the only chance of saving
the child was to place It in an Incubator.
This consists of a box about three feet
long and eighteen inches wide, with a
glass cover, one end of which is slightly
raised to give ventilation. Inside a bed
of soft cotton i.ls made on a small shelf
and on this the infant rests. The tem
perature of the incubator is kept at 03
After tho Gambler.
; Chicago special: Three constables and
five , private detectives made a descent
anon a Clark street gambling house, with
warrants for the arrest of the proprie
tors on complaint of Herman Miller, who
alleirnd that hn had been cheated out of
I K4.&00 in the place. The heavy doors
were barricaded, but the officers of the
law beat them down with sledgeham
mers. A free fight Which lasted nearly
an honr followed; tho officers on one side
and the gamblers on the other. Several
persons on both sides were badly hurt
and the constables were finally forced to
withdraw their forces ' without having
succeeded In serving their warrants.
Uorrlbla Death of a Child.
A probable double tragedy Is reported
from Edmond, O. T. Starkweather and
his son-in-law, James Funk, were burn
ing the prairie when the former's 4-year-old-daughter,
by some means, got in
front of the flames. In a moment her
Defeat for suverltae.
The House of Representatives by a vote
of 134 to 127. sustained the chairman ol
the committee of the whole in his decis
ion that the amendment to the sundry
civil appropriation bill, providing for the
free coinage of silver, was not germane
to the bill. This vote indicates the
strength of the free silver men In the
clothes ignited and before succor could
reach her she was so badly burned that I To Froapeetfor ou.
she died in a few moments. Funk, who I A number of capitalists, for the most
dashed in the flames in the attempt to nart citizens of Cincinnati, have leased
rescue the child, is horribly burned and large amount of land in the vicinity ol
is not expected to survive. Alliance. Ohio, and wi ' at once Bins
W mnrinm'a Plana, test wells with the hope ot securing oil
The Boston Cowant, the organ of the The action has caused a vat amount ol
colored people in that city, con
tains an editorial urging the Presi
dent to fill the wacancy caused by the
death of Secretary Wlndom by the ap
pointment of a colored man as Secretary
of the Treasury. Hon. B. R. Bruce, ex
Hay tien Minister, John H. Langston,
ex-Congressman Lynch, Hon. Frederick
Douglass, and Recorder James m. .town
send are named as colored men amply
qualified to fill the position.
A Police Captain Batpended,
Emannel Bruce, Captain on Metro
politan Police force of Indianapolis, was
suspended from duty, pending an inves
tigation ol charges ol conduct unpecom
lng an officer and of infringement of
police rules. An evening paper pub-
Interest In that city.
; - - Beat Eatate Han Killed.
Prof. George E. Dodge, of St, Louis,
was struck and ground to pieces by I
Chicago and Alton Railroad train at
Alton, 111. Prof. Dodge was engaged It
the real estate business. He leaves i
widow and two children.
. Senator Voarheat III. .
Senator Voorhees, of Indiana, has not
been able to attend the sessions of the
Senate for nearly a month. He is ill,
tbut net confined to his bed, and whea
the weather has been good has taken oo
Decree Opened I p.
An interesting law salt that Involves a
large amount ot money has just been
brought up in Crawford County. A num
ber of years ago an aged and eccentric
old farmer of considerable wealth died,
leaving a will. His numerous heirs, his
varied business interests, and his large
estates were such that a settlement, ac
cording to the will, was a difficult task.
Finally compromises were arranged, and
a settlement made. Soon after the set
tlement Mrs. Mary Rice, of Marion
County, claimed that as one of the grand
children of the late Robert Kerr she had
been omitted from the settlement, and
by her attorneys filed motion to open up
the decree. This motion, after being
carefully considered for six months, has
finally been declared In the affirmative.
The heirs, in their settlement prior to
dropping the will, declined to recognized
Mrs. Rice as one of the heirs, but on ac
count of her claim effected an outside
compromise with her, the Intent of
which, she claims, she did not under
stand until after she had signed the
agreement. The proving herself an heir
by Mrs. Rico would secure her about
813,000, as the entire estate approxi
mates 8300,000. As the whole proceed
ing subsequenfly entered Into with the
children, grandchildren and trustee were
based upon annulling the will, tnany im
portant and far-reaching questions can
be seen looming up in the future.
the excessive rain at Chllllcothe,
eaused the canal to break its bank in
that city, entertaining a loss of about
830,000. The break is located in the
principal part of the city, where the
canal bed is some thirty feet higher than
the park lake and park, the latter being
the old bed of the Scioto River, running
into the park lake at the point where the
damage was done. The city some years
ago constructed a waste weir, the over
flow to supply the lake. This was ne
cessarily a weak point, and was the first
to give way. Beginning there the bank
was washed away for a distance of one
hundred feet, extending from William
Taylor & Co.'s pork packing establish
ment down and Including a footbridge
below. The canal bed waa washed out
ten or fifteen feet deeper than it had
been. A block of warehouses built along
the opposite bank is placed in great
danger of collapsing, because of their
undermined foundation. The accident
has caused great excitement. The
dredge, which has been working on the
level, was moored near the washout, and
came very nearly being made a total
wreck. The question arising oat of this
happening Is a perplexing one. The city
had the waste weir placed at that point
at their own expense. 'Will the State or
city have to bear the loss?
Worked a Contry Bank,
The bank at Rldgevllle, Ind., was en-
Hshed statements that Bruce loaneJthe teredby b W
t . i,ftn nf nmatitntinn jwnn and between 85,000 and 810,000 carried
for four months at 825 per month inter- ay. Sheriff Fletcher and a posse ol
est, And also forced other members of . officers are scouring, the country, but at
tha dnmlmnda to huv diamonds of him on 1 7" there Is no clew. ;
threat to make trouble. . Butelde of a Doctor's Wife.
Almost a Fire Horror. a The wife of Dr. Salmon, of West In.
The New England Block, commonly . dependence, Ohio, took morphine wit.
known as "Rotten Row," on Ontario suicidal Intent and died. No motive U
street. Cleveland, between Huron and asslnged for the act. .j
Ohio streets, burned to the ground.
Nearly, five hundred Italians, negroes,
and Turks lived tinder the roof. They
were all taken out alive, but some of
them were very scantily clothed and suf
fered greatly from the severe cold, the
temperature being below zero. The loss
is about twenty thousand dollars.
Seven prisoners, Including Sam Deese,
of Bridgeport, Alabama, sentenced for
Injured by Dynamite.
Nine artillerymen were fatally injured
at Marseilles, France, by a premature
explosion of dynamite.
, The Fire Fiend.
The Music Hall block at Piqua, Ohio,
was entirely destroyed by fire.
Pi r.a Common to Prime 3.15 A S.1S
Jail, une oi tne prisoners iorcea a spiKa , wheat no. a sea w .w
out of the floor, and made a chisel out of , Cobk-No. a & .
It When the jailor's daughter brought In gTj".::""":"::::"'V.'.'..' M & ira
the suppers the prisoners forced the Bcttkh choice Creamery ' .21 & .as
lntlra from t.h rinnrs. and made a rush ' Chbksk FnU Cream, flats 4?H9 ."X
- - 1 .20 as m
The Waaes of sin.
A Vlncennes (Ind.) special dispatch
says that Sanford H. Waland and Miss
Lillle Hampton, who eloped from Har
rodsburg, Ky., a few months ago, ho
leaving a wife and three children and she
a husband and three children, were ar
rested there, where they have been living
together a W. S., Brown and wife.
After the arrest the woman shot herself
and fired at Waland, exclaiming, "Let us
die together." Mrs. Hampton cannot
live. Waland was not hurt. It is said !
for liberty. Four prisoners refused toi
leave the JalL None of the escaping '
party have been captured. j
, World's Fair Trouble.
Director General Davis says that I? a
certain portion of the Chandler report Is '
adopted by Congress that the World's
Columbian Exposition will ;have to seek
another Director General. He refers to t
that part of the report which requests
that the Director General be transferred
from the national commission to the lo- j
cal directory. Mr. Davis will object to
any attempt to denationalize his posi
Potatoes Western, per bo.....
IK U1A AriUilB.
.90 0 .05
CATTL Shipriag....... 3.W S S.00
Hoes Choice LU'ht S.0U IS .w
Bhzzp Common to Prime J.OO 4.W
Wkxat No. S Red. .99 LM
Cobm No. 1 White M & .!
Oat-No. 2 White. .7J4
ST. LOUIS. .
CaTTUE. 4.00 q 5.M
Hoos S-00 & .TS
Whiat No. 2 Bed.. .H .WJj
Corm No. 2.
Oats No. 2
Wmii-No. 9 Red.
Cobs No. 2 M
r! Sir Charles Tapper's Arrival.
Sir Charles Tupper, the Canadian High ; Wandered away and been lost
liOnoon, jsngianu, ar-
was instantly killed, and the fireman,1
t Edward Hellman, was so badly injured
that he died shortly after the accident.
1 One car left the track, but none of the
live.. KYBianu was 1101 uuru a. b earn passcnger9 were hurt,
that Mr. Hampton became Insane be-
U (f U SJ ' UV9 miic. ursuiwu uiiu . aim uuo
1 A Fassencr Engine Explosion. X.x.o 9 Mi.ed
The engine of a passenger train on the detkoit.
Cleveland, Canton and Southern railroad Cattiji..... ...........
exploded a few miles outside of Cleve I bbw'"V.""."!".".".".".V.""".
land, while on Its way south. The en-; wbkat-no. 2 Red
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gneerr;uscar ., . vuluu, M " whlt8 .47u .4854
Oats No. 2 White ) -47H
Clovsk 8ed 4.4C 04.55
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. Commissioner, of
rived at New York, on the steamer Xeu
- tonic from Liverpool. The story from
' Ottawa, printed In the morning papers,
.touching ppon tho .Canadian govern
meut's proposals to the United (States on
he question f reciprocity, jtyas shown t
' Sir Charles, Ind he said; A .1 , fcsv
"I am perfectly famliiarwitn tne
Another steamer is reported sunk al
most on the same spot where tho Ill-fated
Viscaya went down a few months ago,
longitudeii degrees S, minutes,, lati
tude 39 degrees If minutes. The ves
sel is supposed to be the Norwegian
fruit steamer- Simon Durmpia, . which
As vet noth-
7 . , r r..i ion ew xorK ior vuoa. , as
I In has been heard of or from any of the
01 t,anaaa. in 11 is vuuiuiuuhwuhiu 1 irt . ,
Cattle Common to Prime 4.00 5.25
Hog a Light., 2.25 4.00
BBKEP-Mediam to Good 4.00 (3 5.50
Lambs 4.00 B.50
Wbbat-No.2 Spring ; ', -f, ,
Corn ko.s ; '"?v2 :i
,4 0 .13
' j-a-i 1 t a f KmUh) T wag
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Children's Fatal Play with Matches.
While Annie and Johnny Freel, aged
5 and 3 respectively, were playing with
matches at their home, 101 Franklin
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boy very seriously ournea. xneirraomer baklkt no. 2
jwas also badly burned j In try mg to
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trrocerv business at Frankton, Ind., has
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Minor State items.
Martha Sharpe, a girl 17 years
of age, suicided at ML Vernon, by
taking Bough on Bate, of which she de
liberately ate a spoonful. No reason Is
assigned for the act, except that she had
developed a suicidal mania. ' ' ;
Joseph Welty, an aged and well
known citizen of Canton, while crossing
the track of the Cleveland and Canton
Railroad, was run down by a passenger
train. His left leg was cut oS, and
other injuries received, which will likely
prove fatal. A
James Walker, a half-breed Indian
and Irishman, was arrested at Mansfield
upon the charge of burglarizing the
offices of the Ohio Brass Works and
Mansfield Plating Works, where valu
able papers were stolen or burned, but
no money secured. . -.1 ; , .
In attempting to pass over a train in
the yard of the American Tube and Iron
Company, at Youngstown, Patrick
Parker, an employe, was caught between
two cars and killed. Deceased was 17
years old, and had been at the tube
works several years.
The citizens of Scio are Indignant
Henry Wolf committed suicide, owing to
( JAH.na4fn ..r.iiMa nnH tlineA In anthrtrltv
hustled the body into a rough coffin and
buried it in a few hours without any
preparation or religious services, and did
not await the arrival of his friends.
The engine of a passenger train on
the Cleveland, Canton and Southern Rail
road exploded a few miles outside of
Cleveland, while on Its way south. The
engineer, Oscar Greenwald, of Canton,
was instantly killed, and the fireman,
Edward Hellman, so badly Injured that
he died shortly after the accident One
car left the track, but none of the pas
sengers were hurt .
Bumlars entered the Palace meat
market of Joseph Kiar, of Canal Dover,
and blew open the safe, securing about
two hundred dollars. Mr. Elar sleeps in
the same building and heard the ex
plosion, but thought It was some noise In
the street The meat market Is on one
of the principal streets and has a large
nlate-srlass front, but the robbers were
unmolested. No clew. .
The Dayton City Council has passed
an ordinance prohibiting the managers
of the Opera House and theaters from
posting any lewd bills on the boards of
the city without submitting them to an
examination by the Mayor. The Ordi
nance also prohibits newsdealers from
displaving the Police Newt or Qazette in
their windows or ou bulletin-board,
the same contain pictures ot nude or
nartlv nude persons. The fino is fixed
Frederick Morgenstern hangs Lfm-'
aelf to a peach tree at Massillon. j
Three diamond rings were stolen
from L. W. Sturdevant, a Newark Jew
eler, bv two slick strangers. j
James O'Brien, ot Chlllicothe, was
found dead In a freight ear at the Ohio
and Northwestern depot, Portsmouth.
He had been about town several days
tinder the Influence of liquor. He hid
lost a leg In a railroad accident, and was
In destitute circumstances. It Is lap-
posed that he had gone Into the car to
sleep and waa overcome by exposure and
the weakness Incident to his affliction.' t
The Sablna Fair Company has finally
yielded to the demands of the fair-going-
public, to give their next annual exhibi
tion on much earlier dates than hereto
foreJuly 27 to 31, Inclusive. The com
pany also reorganized by electing Isaac
Roberds, President; M. M. Dakln. Vice
President; Charles Burnett, Secretary;
A. J. Slaight, Trcasucr; G. P. Thorpe,
O. A Pavcy, S. M. Thorne, J. F. Gaw
king, C. F. Allen, Wm. Custis, Alex Sel
lers and A. J. Derbyshire, Board bt Di
rectors. The board have In contempla
tion extensive improvements.
A post-mortem was held on the body
of Minnie Merkle, who died at Spring
field, after lying In a trance eight days.
A hypostatic congestion of the lungs? due
to a weak action of the heart, was found;
also vernacular Inflamation of the liver.
It was the j udgment of physicians present
that the trance and death were brought
on by disorder or tne nervous system.
caused by her being accused of
being tho cause of mysterious fires in
McUowen's boarding bouse recently. No
fires bav.e occurred since the girl left the
boarding house, several weeks age.
The Jury In the case of George E.
Pengeot, a Frenchman who could neither
talk nor understand English, against the
Nickel Plate Railroad, at Ottawa, ren- .
dered a verdict of 5400 In favor of the
plaintiff. A year ago Pengeot arrived "
In this conntry. He bought a ticket for
Hector, and when near his destination,
on account of an accident to the engine,
he was transferred to a freight train.
He claims that the freight' crew nearly
scared him to death by rifling his pockets,
and putting a rope around his neck and
pointing to a watch, giving him ten min
utes In which to prepare for death. He
managed to get off the caboose, and
started back toward Cleveland. The
night was dark and cold, and he almost
The penitentiary managers have
parolled the following prisoners: Thos.
Copeland, Harrison County, burglary,
six years; Jesse E. Clark, Champaign
County, grand larceny, one and ono-half
years; Henry Radcllff, Jackson County,
burglary and larceny, two years; James
Eelley, Fayette County, assault to rape,
five years; George Kooms, Stark County,
burglary and larceny, four years; Otto
Hartel, Stark County, burglary and
larceny, four years; John Morgan, Har
din County, pockot-plcklng, three years;
Barnard Mulvey, Hamilton County, bur.
glary, five years; Charles Heller", Sum
mit County, blackmail, one and one
half years; Edward Mackay, Sum
mit County, blackmail, one and one-halt
Policeman William Davis found two
thieves In a chicken-house on East Rich
street, Columbus. The thieves opened
fire on the policeman, who, being a splen
did boxr, threw the guns off, and put a
shot Into the body of one of them. The
other fired his gun into Davis at such
close range as to set fire to his clothes,
but the ball struck a rib just below the
heart and fell into the officer's clothes.
The burglars then clutched their wea
pons, and beat the policeman on the
head, inflicting seven frightful wounds,
every one of which dented into the bone.
They then fled, the officer, who had not
even been felled, emptying his revolver,
Into them as they went One, at least
was wounded, but both got away. ' Da
vis was not dangerously wounded.
The noted oil village of Cygnet,.
twelve miles north of Flndlay, was badly
scorched by fire. . The fire broke out in
Maloney's millinery store. Con Maloney,
aged 26, and daughter, aged 3, and
brother-in-law, Michael Slattery, aged
30, perished in the flames. The charred
remains of the men were found, but no
signs of the child were visible except one
little thighbone. Mrs. Maloney and lit
tle son escaped In their night clothes.
From the millinery store the Are com
municated to the barber shop of William
Davis, which was also totally destroyed,
the barber escaping in his night cloth
ing. The next building was the grocery
store of H. D. Hahn, which was de
stroyed, with all its contents. After
burning the grocery the flames spread to
the clothing store of Jacob Fenberg,
the drug store of L. Y. Myers,
W. H. Belknap's notion store, and the
Buckeye Supply Company's building,
which were all destroyed.
A disastrous rear-end collision oc
curred on the Cleveland, Lot alne and
Wheeling road, at Beach City. Coal
train N. 20, north-bound, stopped at that
point the engine being unable ' to pull
the heavy train it was attached to, and
before ' the conductor had time to flag
the following coal train, No. 22, it col
lided with the front train, while going at
least ten miles an hour. C. W. Lehman,
a fireman, who was dead-beating his way
to his home at Loralne, was in the ca
boose of No. 20, and was found dead In
the wreck. John McConnell, brakoman,
ot Loralne, also In the caboose, was
badly burned and horribly mutilated,
but will recover. Two tramps, also In
the caboose, were badly but not seri
ously Injured. .The engine of the rear'
train was badly damaged. The caboose
was reduced to unrecognizable wood and
Iron, and four ether cars were slightly
damaged. The' property loss to the
company Is ' estimated by an official at
fife Northwest on e year for $1.50.
A ... .tnMr anrl Aim ffrade of CilWrS,
pipes ud smoking tobacco at the postoffiee.
Table liren snd laee enrtaina at mnch low
er prioss tl aa ver before at Geo. H. Bob
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