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Lf of Lives Are Lost in an
IE RECEIVE INJURIES.
f...-8prcHim Among the Dig
mn.kof Wabaah Avanuaaad
' ,-I'roperly Lo" Will Amoual
Lnofl-LM of the Dead and Id-
EiPMlo Cau.a Havoc
March 17. Five persons are
... killed In an explo-
, . flerce Are In the National
F .. t...iMlnr. 215-217 Wa-
, vnnua the number
beneath the ruins, fecores were
ir)e Injured at the fire by fall
)tt and in the panic which swept
t The financial loss will ex-
rru. Af atnrteri in A.
p'tg' wallpaper establishment on
rd floor. In one minute the flames
ept up the air snau anu uurai
h the roof. The 3.6 persons in
. j ... K a n.lnu' a an1
ildlng rusneu w
every one ine Beve " Blul
Ly crawled out on the cornices
the nre-enmi'o im-
loured cut or tne exua ovt-r uu
I i in loanaH frflm
jjen anu umui ..v....
dows. Sme were caught In the
, bystanders and in blankets.
e with tholr lives. Others fell
The I.M of Ieat.
following are tho?e known to
Jost their lives: xvuies emun,
an for Fweet, wauacn to.,
from the top floor; Samuel F.
jlc company, jumped irom me
floor; Edward W. Binz, crecm
r Sweet. Wallach & Co.; colored
of the bulldlnj? at 215, name as
i known: unidentified woman.
tWllllam A. Olmstead, presi
de W. A. Oimsteaa ocieminc
y, started toward the rear of the
' L . ...leUn nn frill nil
K aner ine vvivo,v"'
j Some of th Injured.
following persons were injured:
f A. Wise, salesman for Sweet,
V k Co.: H. B. Cunningham, em-
ii'jr mr - . .. 1
ly, face, head and body burned;
tan Rogers of the central police
Injured In trying to assist peo-
the burning building; Mary La
employed by Sweet. Wallach &
ltd to come down the fire-escape
etop floor, hut lost her hold and
stories; Herman Overman, em-
by the W. A. Oimsteaa Kcientinc
ly, tried to go down the flre-es-
nm the third floor, but lost his
Hell twenty feet; colored walt
.e unknown, leg bioken; Sam
Snyder, employed by Sweet,
Ii & Co., burned severely; Jo9le
Inle P.axa hoth Jumped from a
trry window and were badly
. S. Line, musical director,
from a second-story window,
Wontt Mure World' Fair.
Ere was one of the worst which
rpenti since the cola-storage
p; at Hi world s fair grounds,
patened to consume the entire
riween Auams meet ana jacK
lulevard, comprising the houses
& llealy, the Butterlck Pub
comrany. the Singer Sewing
company, the Story Piano
' and the Steger Tiano corn
et was feared by all the chiefs
department present that the
would leap the narrow alley in
f cf the structure and eat their
IrouRh to State street, and a
In of firemen were stationed
!o play streams upon the rear
the building. Three explosions
he ruin during the progress of
but none of them was violent
to be dangerous to life.
Came from YttmUli Can.
explosions, it was thought.
rom cans of varnish belonging
various piano concerns occu-
Jhe building and from chemicals
t. Wallach & Co.'s place, where
ii thought to have started. At
e window sills of the building
ash avenue began to smoke and
the front of the building, so
People leaning out of the
Md fifth stories were compelled
i within. Two heavv atreams
were turned unon the front nf
ding and the hot woodwork
nd drenched. This action was
fy every few minutes during
Pe of the fire, until the great
fe which was a nrev to the
fad burned to the ground.
TS HIS CHIUmEX HACK.
kkhart of St. LonU Wlllliiir to
orglve Ills llauahtem.
f I". March 17.-Jacob Burkhart.
ed engineer who ordered his
"iK and pretty daughters out
fouFe because they were not
hy Christmas last, wants them
ck again. He aM ihdt h.
lpIy and that h wont Ai Yk I a
" to again come under his roof,
enters are llvlnor in n rT-ettv
r of them Is a housekeeper, an-
aner the flat, and the oth
' employed by a chemist.
f hey are happy and living In
- " icusuu xor a cnange
Y might return to the pa
siae, as their tath,
H. ..... . u t . . V . 0 VIU CLKIU
i ince the r,iKiinni vi
t uuiilauuu U 1 lllfll
Timber thy have received
" PrODOSala nf morrUM
f reaa the letters.
lnri.e tMM IIU
Meh., March 17.Governor
7 n's fight against the em-
filrt contract bv . i.i
fme court, when a mandamus
to compel the prison board
re the .t
r&(,t calls fo t K o . , i
ior ten years, and Is one of
contracts ever en
Micnigan prison. It waa
' r"Tfrnor rinre and many
'Tha W.. D-d.
I- "and, editor of Tha Wava.
,"1 reilAr.l -i..... '
n "33. and followed the tea
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
Hon. C. L. Davidson of the Iowa
railway commission, and one of the
most prominent men In northwestern
Iowa, died suddenly of apoplexy.
Miss Nora McCurdy, aged 20, com-'
rnltted suicide at Lebanon, Ind.
"When the Sultan of Turkey attends
the Friday midday prayer at the
mosque In Constantinople the garrison
of 30.000 men Is stationed along . the
route In such a way that he shall be
safely guarded from the moment he
leaves his palace until he is on his
carpet In the sacred edifice.
C. E. Williams' store, J. J. Bowen's
residence and a barber shop at Put
manvllle, Ind., were burned.
A protest of the Merchants' associa
tion to the proposition now before the
New York legislature to turn over the
control of the Erie canal system to
the United States government was pre
sented at Albany.
The will of Jacob Sohn, who left an
estate valued at $50,000, was pronounced
valid at Wabash, Ind.
Lorenzo Wilcox, one of the five who
escaped alive from the explosion of the
warship Tecumseh at Mobile in the re
bellion, died at Leroy, Ills., aged 61.
At JeffersonvUle, Ind., James Willis
was fatally shot by J. W. Montgomery.
General Joe Wheeler, member of con
gress from Alabama, who has on file
In the war office a standing offer of his
services In case of trouble with any
nation, Is about 63 years of age and
weighs scarcely 100 pounds.
Insurance Superintendent Van Cleave
of Illinois filed a petition to annul the
charter of the Elgin National Insur
Because she was rebuked for laugh
ing during study hours Helen Dagley,
a pupil at the Kershaw school, Chi
cago, tried to commit suicide by swal
lowing carbolic acid. She was saved.
James Curtln, better known as
"Spider" Kelly, was seriously, but not
fatally, stabbed at San Francisco by
'Solly" Smith, the pugilist.
General Wallace lectured at South
Bend, Ind., for the benefit of the Col
fax statue monument fund.
Krated Murderer Unruptured.
St. Louis, March 17. Word was re
ceived at the office of the United States
marshal that Peter Renfro, who was
condemned to death for the murder in
Springfield, Mo., five years ago of Will
Dorr, a constable, and who escaped
from Jail after killing a guard, has
been captured on the preserves of the
Current River Fishing club in Carter
county, Mo. He was recognized by W.
T, Brown, a deputy United States mar
shal, and arrested.
Safety Vault Knbbed.
Mount Pleasant, Mich., March 17.
The People's Savings Bank Safety
vault was robbed of $3,000. Duplicate
keys were used. The bank is in the
hands of a receiver. The People s bank
gained a wide notoriety In connection
with the Farmers' bank at Shepard,
Mich., the cashier of which was sup
posed to have been murdered In Au
Fear for a Veel.
Halifax. N. S., March 17. The brlg
antlne St. Michael, salt laden, which
left Turks Island for Tuscet Wedge, N.
S., Feb. 4. has not been heard from and
fears are entertained for her safety.
The crew consisted of Captain Narcisse
Sothler, Mate John I. Leblanc and five
seamen. The vessel and cargo are
owned by J. II. Porter & Co. of Tuscet
THE MA K K ETS.
Visitors alwayi welcome at the studio
of Steckbaoer & Dorongb.
For the nobbiest suits, batu, cape and
shoes in town go to IIosaioK & Co's.
Smoke Sbaug'e Klondike cigars, man
ufactured bj L. NSbauR. 510 Finest reet,
Wanted A girl. Applj to Mrs. 01-
llnger's, opposite Wilraer's hall on Bey
To Rent Two rooms oyer the restaa
rant next to the postofflce. Apply to
Mr. Frank J. Goodsole, or J. L. Hocking,
lletel For Male.
The Jewell House property is for sale.
A most declrable hotel location, Apply
to Mr. D. 8hea.
We are here to make your photos and make
The qualities can be noticed at sight;
Materials the best, workmanship the same,
lf thepbotodon't suit who la to blam
Not Steckbauer & ltorough.
Fob Sale The building occupied bj
Richard Kinsman a a shoe repairing
shop, situated to the rear of the postof
flee. For particulars apply to J," K.
Hocking, Hancock Mich.
Hall to Kent.
The Temple of Honor is to rent every
Wednesday night and every second and
third Tuesday in each month. For
terms, etc., apply at the hall.
Clothes cleaning, dyeing, repairing
altering and creasing promptly and
neatly done, All work guaranteed to
Michigan Dye Works.
Over 312 Fifth street.
AND STAFF I
III! Ill 111!
Chicago Grain ami Produce.
Chicago. March 16.
Following were the quotations on the
Board of Trade today: Wheat May,
opened $1.04, closed $1.04Vfcc; July,
opened Roc, closed 85c: September,
opened 77'c, closed 78c. Corn March,
opened 29c. closed 29V2c; July, opened
31 Vic, closed 304c: September, opened
22,4c, closed Slc. Oats March,
opened and closed nominal; May,
opened 26c. closed 2M4c: July, opened
24;c. closed 23ic Pork May. opened
$9.774, closed $9.82V. July, opened $9.80.
closed $9.S7Vs. Lard May. opened
$5.07M., closed $5.05; July. $5.12, closed
Produce: Butter Extra creamery,
lSVic per lb; extra dairy, 18c; fresh
packing stock, 10(fil0c. Eggs-Fresh
stock. 9c per doz. Dressed Poul
tryTurkeys, 8,4llr per lb; chickens.
78c; ducks. 6fl8c. Potatoes Coromon
to choice, GSff 67c per bu. Sweet Pota
toesIllinois, $2.25f(3.00 per lb.
Chicago lAvn Mock.
Chicago, March 16
IIopgKstimated receipts for the day.
25.000; sales ranged at $2.S0(Ti3.80 for
pigs. $3.70ri 3.92Vi for light. $3.753.80 for
V.n-K T.arkinir $3.7561 4.0214 for mixed.
and $3.S5Ti4.10 for Heavy pacaing aim
shinning lots. Cattle Estimated re
ceipts for the day, 14.000: quotations
ranged at $5.15 5.65 for choice to extra
fteers. $4.70?T5.20 good to choice do.,
$4 25fi4.73 fair to good. $3.85i4.30 coin
n niobium flo.. S3.75fr4.25 butchers
teer ..$.3.50(4.20 stockers. $4.00?4.63
feeders $2.25(3.90 cows. $2.60:4.40 heif
ffinrti4 5r bulls, oxen and stags
$3.60-4.55 Texas steers, and $4.00r6.7a
veal calves. Sheep ana amus-wu-mated
receipts for the day. 15,000; quo
tations ranged at westerns,
$3.25tf4.65 natives, and $1.255.40 lambs.
Eait ItufTalo Live Stock.
East Buffalo, N. Y., March 16.
Dunning & Stevens. Live Stock Com
mission Merchants. East Buffalo, N. Y.,
quote as follows: Cattle-Steady; pros
pects fair; veals. $3.757.00. Hcgs-Be-celpts.
16 cars: market active: lorkers,
$4.104.15: light lots. $1.054.10: medium
and mixed. $4.124.15; heavy. $4.15.
pigs. $3,7553.85. Sheep and Imbs
Receipts. 35 cars; market dull ami 25c
inn-.r for lambs: nanay snrrw
uJ Zn. l4.fi0fl4.7B: culls to good.
$3.504.50; heavy sheep neglected.
SU Loula Grain.
St. Louis. March 16.
Wheat-Lower; No. 2 red cah ele-
q-:' track. ViW. AiH.ri-n.
A large consignment of gold fish has
been received by J. S. Day, opposite
Kohlbaas' meat market. Finest assort
ment of gold, pearl, and fan tails. An
inspection by the public la solicited. We
have no agents in our employ. Prices
all the way from 15 cents up.
Grease spots, pitch, tar, paint, etc ,
can positively be removed without the
slightest injury by our new French pro
cess of clothes cleaning.
Michigan Dye Works.
Over 312 Fifth street.
Don't annoy others by your coughing.
and risk your life by neglecting a cold.
One Minute Couth Cure cures coughs,
colds, croup, grippe and all throat and
SODERGRKN & SODERGREN.
What pleasure is there in life with
headache, constipation and biliousness
Thousands experience them who could
become perfectly healthy by using De
Witt's Little Early Risers, the famous
little pills. Soderore.v & Sodergben.
Send your address to H. E. Bucklen &
Co., Chicago, and get a free sample box
of Dr. King's New Life Tills. A trial will
convince you of their merits. These pills
are easy in action and are particularly
effective in the cure of constipation and
sick headache. For malaria and liver
trouble they haye been proved inyalua
ble. They are guaranteed to be perfectly
free from every deleterious substance and
to be purely vegetable. They do not
weaken by their action, but by giving
tone to the stomach and bo wels greatly
lnyigorate the system. Regular sue 25
cents per box. S ld by D. T. Macdonald
Calumet, and Belheumer's. Lake Linden
1ITRRT OLMON-Funeral director ano
practical em balmer. Established In 1875. Soott
Street, lied Jacket Night Calls by telepbODt
or otherwise promptly attended to.
WILLIAM M. HMKRD-Embalmer and
funeral director, tiecia street, iaunum
Thirty-six years experience.
m. iivi'lPII.nAiilArtln ffranlta and
marble monuments and headstones; material
and workmanship guaranteed. Office at the
t lambs, J..7UGHi..a; iew
.85; culls to gooa. m.wvo.o... -V
. $5.25(ff5.85: CUJis to goou, w.
L., iomh $r..23fiir5.30: mixed
The members of Union Temple of Honor
and Temperance, ro. 48, will please tan
that our next regular meeting ha
nnatnnned from Monday. March 14, to
Saturday, March 19, when there will be
work in the initiatory degree, and other
important business for transaction.
K. J. Williams, W. C. T.
JosEpn R. James, W. it.
a regular meeting of Eliiabeth Lodge
n 1 ft. I), of It., will be held in their ball
Friday evening at 7;30 o'clock. There
will be initiation and a large attendance
U requested. Dolly Krrk, Sc y.
I Thoro will be a reeular meeting of St
i.thnnv Court No. 700. C. O. F. at
Olson's Hall on Friday evening, March
18. Ill members are requested to be
present. Dy order.
y James V. Gaul C. R.
I The regular meeting of the Willing
I TCrk.ra' Tent. L U. It.. Will De neiu
! Thnrarlav evening at 7:30 o'clock
! Work in the initiatory degree and other
iPecial business. ,.,. t..,.
May 98Vic; July. 79V4c asked: Septem- WK9 m. a. iAtta., v-.
berf 75c; No. 2 C'MS Attention, Sir Knights:
-Lower: No 2 cash, ".JJJ' Tnere w n he a fpeHal eonclaye of Mon
26c; May. 26c; May. 26T c bid, uly. inere win 38 Fri(J
Lwer! No. 7w l 1 18, 18 Work on I, C.p
i a.ked? No. 2 white. 29c.
48484c Flax uun;
Milwaukee, March 16.
Wheat Lower; No. 1 nortnern, t-nc,
No 2 noJS. 96c; seller Way, f
.eiier July. 9594c. Rye-Steady;
No. 1. 49V4c. Barley-Steady; No. z,
41H2c; sample, 86i42c.
Detroit, March 11
rv.r..H white. 3c: cash red.
E. U. Brown, Recorder.
There will be a meeting ol the Junior
OAn.niflt Henri next Saturday. All
members are requested to be present.
ill member tt Red Jacket Lodge No
120A.O.T. W. that can possibly be
present are requested 10 aitena un ow
An ThnndMT evening next, Msrch
17. 1808. Work In the Junior workman
a PUviiraJ eandidatea to be imt
Accompanied By Commander Booth-Tucker,
Consul Booth Tucker, Cols. Nichols, Law
ley, Evans, Brigadier Lewis,
Great Public Welcome
At the Calumet Depot at 2 p. m. Welcome address by Rev. Dr.
Hunter, D. D. Response by General Booth.
Assisted by Staff will conduct a meeting in the Armory at 3 p. m.
ol Beeth Tueke?
Will Conduct a Meeting in the Evening at the Armory
at 7:30 O'clock.
Mr, W. H, Hosking Will Welcome The General.
Children under 9 years of age positively forbidden admission.
Doors will be closed after the General commences to speak.
Come Early And Get a Good Seat.
laUi ' - By order,
WiLiJAU W. Ellis, Rtt
"vm m to 1869..
served In the United
Mc. Corn Cash, 80c
white, t9c. Bye 61c