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March 6, 1891

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®he m l -t'fr ffm rV't't \"+\ •-%1 I vj <y y «* vTl w*^ VOL. XVI. ,-INDIANA, FRIDAY MORNING. MARCH 6. 18:11 NO. 56. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats BOWONBEOADWAY STIFF BEST M and SILK New York's Celebrated Thoroughfare the Scene of a Riot. Strikers and Non-Union Cloakmakers Come Together and Many Heads Are Broken on Both Sides. STATE NEWS. Column of Fresh News from Points in Indiana. STYLES DEW A D E, SPRING Now on Sale N T E R, The Hatter. JOHNSTON BROS. "Tie Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, (Strecker Building.) . N A Full and Complete Line 'of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. B. CRAIG'S. KIGHTKHS ARKESTED. NEW YOKK. March'4.—Union and nonunion cloakmakers quarreled on the street at 7 a. ra, in front of the establishment of 131 umenthal Bros. & Co., on Broadway, whose men struck recently. Blumenthal's regular employes, who were union men, struck work some three weeks ago. Their places were filled by non-unionists. The unionists determined ao meet their substitutes face to face and to upbraid and . deride them as they came to work. It is not believed that any organized system of attack was premeditated. A unionist named Rosenberg- and Timekeeper McDonough engaged, in a war of words, which soon developed into a fist fight. Then active hostilities' begun all along the line. Clubs whizzed through the air. Eyes were blackened, noses and windows were broken and mv>ch blood was spilled. There were only two policemen on the scene when the fight began. Both tried to draw their revolvers, but could not do so. The strikers pinioned them by the arms and pinned them to the wall in the hall way of Blumenthal's place, llere the two police officers remained in helpless captivity until a re-enforcement from the Tenth precinct came to their rescue. The arrival of the police caused a stampede. Four of the rioters were arrested. Tbey were taken to the Tombs police court. Each of the four were blood bespattered and wounded. Two of them wore bandages about their heads. Justice Taintor held them for examination. AN INDIANA MURDER. His Spring and Summer'91 Suitings, Overcoatings and Trouser Patterns All in. New Line of Silk Testings. Inspection Invited. Charles Coryell Shootn and Kills Vouthiul Brother-ln-Law. INDIANAPOLIS, Incl, March 5.—A special from Seymour, Ind., to the News says: Some time ago the wife of Charles Coryell, a well to do farmer near here, left him and went back to her parents to live, meanwhile suing for divorce. Coryell had sworn vengeance on both his wife and her father, Mr. Burdell. Wednesday night Coryell met his wife and her brother, Arthur Burdell, aged 17, at Beach Grove church. He endeavored to take his little child away from h.s wife, also laying violenthands on her, whereupon young Burdell interfered in his sister's behalf. This so incensed Coryell that he drew a pistol and fired at the young man, the ball penetrating his heart Coryell is in jail. HOMICIDE OR SUICIDE? N Tlic Legislature. INDIAN \ TOLLS, Ind., March G.—The house on Wednesday passed the Senate bill providing for a change in the depth of the channel to be cut tin-ought the Kankakee river at Momence, 111. The original bill provided that the excavation should be seven feet deep and 140 feet wide, while the amended bill permits the work to be begun higher up the stream and the excavation to be five feet at the point of highest elevation. Other bills were passed as follows: Authorizing the establishment of oil pipe line companies and giving such, companies the right to lay pipe lines; authorizing incorporated towns to issue bonds for the purpose of establishing fire departments; reducing railroad passenger fare from three to two cents per mile: appropriating $57,300 for the soldiers orphans' home. The fee and salary bill, which was so radically amended in the senate, was returned to the house and the amendments read. The members were very indignant over the action of the senate, and by a vote of S3 to S rejected all the amendments. Conference committees were appointed, but it is believed that they will not agree. Many changes have been made in the fee and salary bill in the senate. Instead of reducing the emoluments of the state officers they are larger than ever before, ranging from 810,000 to §20,000 a year, though it has been the purpose of the reformers to make them lower. The Coroner's Theory Concerning That Double Tragedy In Cincinnati. CINCINNATI, March 5.—Coroner Bange has made an inquisition into the death of Frankenthal and Sallinger, the two Jewish, students of the Hebrew college who were found dead in bed in their room at a boarding house, and is convinced that it was not a double suicide. "I believe that Sallinger killed Frankenthal and afterward killed himself," said the coroner. "What would be the object of that?" he was asked. "I think they were both insane on spiritualism and hypnotism, and that they determined to die and drew lots to see who should kill the other." His "Wife Worked Afirainst Him. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March G.—The divorce suit of ex-Councilman Long is on trial in the circuit court, and the testimony adduced Wednesday was of a peculiar character. Long was on the witness stand and stated that when he was a candidate for re-election to the council his wife made a campaign against him, going from house to house in his ward and denouncing him to the neighbors. Her statements turned all the women against him and they influenced their husbands amlhe was defeated in a ward where he should have had a large majority. He is a church member, he said, but he could never get his wife to accompany him to church until he had paid her five dollars. He declared that iris wife cai-ried her arm in a sling for several weeks when there was nothing the matter with her and said that he liad broken the member. • - • TROUBLE IN HAWAII. A Conspiracy, Headed by Col. Ashford, to Seize the Government. SAN FRANCISCO, March 5. —A prominent merchant from Honolulu brings news of a conspiracy, formed by Col. Ashford, to seize the Hawaiian government and make the queen a mere figurehead. The scheme was similar to the one engaged in by Wilcox louryears ago. The American minister learned the full details of Ashford's scheme and arranged to have marines landed from the -Mohican and Iroquois in case any attack should be made, on the government house. The uncertainty of political affairs on the island is causing great uneasiness among the conservative element. Senator Hearst's Funeral. WASHINGTON, March 5.—The funeral services over the remains of the late Senator Hearst took place at his residence at 11 a. m. They were brief and simple and conducted in private. Saturday evening the remains, accompanied by Mrs. Hearst, her son W. E. Hearst, Dr. Charles S. Ward, of New York, J. S. Follansby,. John Wedderburn .and the congressional committees, will be taken to San,Francisco, where a public funeral-will take place. - • Vail Ont on Bail. ST. Lotus, March 5.—Charles W. Vail, whose trial for murder resulted in a disagreement of the jury, has been admitted to bail in the sum of 510,000. The case -will probably never, come to a second trial, as the state's attorneys are loth to again prosecute on the very slight evidence against the defendant. It la Sow a Law. LINCOLN, Neb., March 5.—The Australian ballot bill-was signed by the governor- Wednesday and it is now a law, having passed with an .emergency clause;, ' . • • • iri» Bead Blown OIK Ind., March 0.—A telephone message from Lewis Creek station oil the Jeffersonville, Madison & Indianapolis railroad, says that Abbot Laws, aged 30, was found dead in his room with his head shot into atoms. The weapon used was a shotgun loaded with large shot. Whether he killed himself or was the victim of robbers is unknown. The theory of suicide seems probable, as his mind has been unbalanced for some time. Fire at >~ew Albany, Ind. NEW ALBANY, Ind.,, March -0.—The New Albany cotton batting mills were partially burned Wednesday, the machinery department being damaged to the extent of 520,000. It will be three months before the machinery can be replaced. It was insured to the full amount of the loss. A large number of workmen are temporarily thrown out of employment ' Found Bead on a Railroad. ROCKPOKT, Ind., March' G. —Tuesday night the body of John Witteiibech, a citizen of this place and formerly superintendent of the county public schools, was found near the railroad about IS miles from here. His watch and papers were unmolested, and investigation proved that he liad been dead a week. His death is a mystery. Indiana 3T.ine Workers' Convention. TEBRE HAUTE. Ind., March 6.—The Indiana state convention of the United. Mine Workers ' Wednesday adopted a resolution expressing the protest of the convention against Gov. Hovey's action in vetoing 'the senate bill relative to mine inspectors. The scale question is still under discussion. Spring Opening! This, (Thursday) Morning, As promised, we are able to show the latest ideas..in FINE DRESS GOODS. You. can't help but admire our selections as each and every piece are fresh, clean, Novelty styles. Bach Pattern is accompanied by a plate showing you just how to have 3-our suit made. We will be pleased to post you. WILER & WISE, 315 Fourth Street. I WHISTLE FOR JDL A. HAUK He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for the money. Best Watch for the money,• Best Spectacle for the money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. Tlie Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HAUK. a IN COLL BLOOD. A Horrible Massacre Reported from "Madagascar. Asylum'Trustees Nominated. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. '"arch 0.—The democratic caucus We\ 'sday night nominated for trustees oi the Richmond hospital .1. B. Smiley, of Putnam; ex- Senator Hale, of Adams, and Montgomery, Marsh. 6f Hancock; vice Koontz, Benlfein and Martin i ;igned. Death of an Old Cltl/.en. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind... March 6.— Joshu;; M. W. Langsdale, one of the oldest and best Known citizens, prominent for many vears in local politics, died IWed.. -Jay, aged 82 years. Mro in South Bend. ; ""mi BEND,^ Ind., March (>. —-The i .aoiice of E. F. Dubail was destroyed by fire Wednesday. Loss','§0,000; insurance, §1,000. Judge Gresham Loses an Undo. BVANSVILLE, Ind., March <5.—Dennis Gresham, uncle of Judge Walter Q. Gresham, died Wednesday at his home in this city. _ Te re Haute Sports Fined. • Xsiatif. HAUTE, Ind., March 0.—Four- teenispectators at a-cock fight in this city' were arrested and fined Wednesday- ' : : ' The Governor of a Province, Out Revenge, Puts to Death Nearly 300 of His Subjects. of AWKVJ. SLAUGHTER. PARIS, March 5.—News of a horrible massaere comes from Madagascar. Ramiasatra, governor of the province of Bajamond, resenting a petition from the populace to the government to defend them from cruelties, massacred 278 persons, including men, women and children belonging to the leading families. The slaughter continued for several days. The agonies of the victims were in many cases protracted. Sometimes their limbs were" gradually dismembered, their heads were sawed off and their bodies were thrown to the dogs. Many of the women were outraged. The survivors were .forced to erect a tr'iv,!-.y composed of the heads of Tidies, filled with valuable bonds. money and stamps. All of these -were broken open and th« contents taken. Banker Ludwick had over $40,000 in negotiable bonds taken; his'son Charles ^}| $1,000 of th'e same. Mrs. Pillow lost over S3,000 in bonds; Miss Gibson, post- rtfistress, over S200 in postage stamps, and Dr. McClelland several thousands in bonds and many valuables. There were over 3150,000 in money, bonds and other valuables stolen. BASEBALL. the vietii the gover-. offender •> ...oular fury has caused i r .o announce that the mnished. HAUL. Expert -lUs- ---'•- Crack a Pennsylvania Bank's FKI. . S, curing Over 815O,oOO In Money and other Valuables. FKEEPORT, Pa., March.?.—Expert burglars made an attempt to rob the Freeport bank and were partially successful during Wednesday night They drilled and forced the combination ofE the vault door, then drilled and forced the combination lock' of the middle door, petting into the large steel safe inside. They next undertook to drill the safe door; but had to abandon it. The combination lock of the inner safe was broken and has not yet been opened. The banker, Mr. Ludwick, thinks that the safe's contents are all right. If this be so SIO.OOO'or 815,000 of the bank's money is safe. In the steel vault were twenty private The National League Schedule Adopted— The Season Opens April 22 -The Reaera ' Enlo Practically Done Away With. NEW YORK, March 5. —The schedule of the National baseball league has ' been adopted. The season opens April ^ , 22 and closes October 3. The western-," clubs play in the east on decoration day and the eastern clubs in the west on the Fourth of July, The western clubs ( are at home on labor day. ..," ' NEW YORK, March 5.—The National t baseball league at its convention" Wednesday adopted a new form, of • contract, which virtually does away , with the reserve clause and gives'the players more rights. The. International league was admitted to the national agreement, and it was decided to sup-,"; port the claims of John T. Brush in >' Cincinnati. • The Treasury Surplus. > WASHINGTON, March 5.—The net ; surplus in the treasury at the close ot f _' business Wednesday-.was less than $9,000,000, It has been reduced within' the past week by heavy pension Js requsitions.for the next quarter, more</| than§30,000,000. having been paid out," on. this account. The drain on the treasury from this, source will now cease for three months and the surplus : is expected to gradually crawl np.againuij| to figures approximating 533,000,000. snubbed Ijy Gov. Hill. ALBANY, N. Y., March 5.— Gov. '. has refused to extradite Colbert, a Dan. .^1 bury (Conn.)-horsethief on a requisition '<$ signed Vy Morgan G. Bulkeley as goT-'^" ernor. In a long message he reiterate* \ his opinion that Morris is governor of J$ Connecticut

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