Chillicothe Morning Constitution from Chillicothe, Missouri on September 21, 1890 · Page 2
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Chillicothe, Missouri
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SUM DAY EDITION. CHILLICOTHE, MQ.. SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 21. 1890 PART FIRST; ,\ i ,.* * AWFUL WRECK. The Pottsville Express on the Reading T ad. APPALLING LOSS OP LI PI. Tb* in-rated Train Thrown Into til er-- The Disaster Caused ing the De»L READING, Pa., Sept. SO.--A wreak occurred on the Reading railroad seventeen miles above this place about 6:45 last night which resulted in a frightful disaster--the worst in the history of the Beading Railroad Company. The train which met with the disaster toft hls city at 6:05 o'clock, ten min- utealste. It was known as the Potts- Tille express and was running at the rate of at least thirty-eight to forty miles an hour. It had on board possibly 135 or 150 passengers and consisted of engine, tender, mail and express oars and three passenger coaches. Above Shoemakersvllle, this county, about fifteen miles from this city, is a ·harp curve, where the railroad Is about ·tfaUen to twenty feet higher than the Sohuylkill river. Here shortly before six o'clock a freight train ran Into a coal train, throwing several cars of the latter oa the opposite track. Baton the train hands had time to go back to wan, any approaching train of the danger the Pottsvllle express came around the curve and ran into the wracked coal cars on Its track. The engine went down the embankment into the river, followed by the entire train with it* human freight. Some of the passengers managed to crawl out of their prison and arouse the neighborhood. Word was telegraphed to this city and help summoned, but al Information was refused at this point by the "railroad officials. Physicians and surgeons and a force of 800 work nan ware taken to the spot by the company and with the aid of a traveling eleotrto light plant the work of clearin) tony the wreck was at once began. Cp to midnight thirteen bodies had been recovered. Five bodies are exposed to view in the wreck. They are pinned under the timbers. Conservative estimates place the ·umber of Jellied at from forty to fifty. IfelSjaamosa, Impossible to estimate the aaart nnrtber and the full horror of the situation will not be known before morning. At eleven o'clock Mall Agent Greenwald's body was taken out, followed by the horribly mangled bodies of two tfahanoy City firemen on their way horn* from the Chester convention. The killed so far as Identified are as follows: John I*. Miller, of Cresson William D. Shome, Reading, badly mangled; John White, engineer, Potts- vllle, Pa.; James Templin, Pottsville, Pa.; George K. Kaercher, Pottsville, Pa.; Barry Logan, conductor, Pottsville, Pa.; David Anghstadt, Mahanoy City, died after beimg taken from the wreck. His 1 and body were crushed; E. W. Lo_ _ naster, Shenandoah. rJL Kaeraher, Esq., the eminent lawyer of Pottsville, who has also a law office In Philadelphia, Is among the killed. Persons who were well acquainted with him have identified the crushed body in the debris of the Pullman car. William D. Shome, one of Reading's wealthiest citizens, was a passenger on the train and was one of the first persons reported killed. John MoDonough, Jack Noll and Will' lam Johnson, of Shenandoah, badly hart, and John Strauss, bchuylkill- haven, are among the latest Injured reported. BCOOVJEBINO THB DEAD. JbumnOk Pa., Sept 30.--At two cRploeh this morning the situation as follows: Three hundred men were Stilt at work, but wero making slow progress. Fifteen bodies had been taken out. None of the bodies have been taken from the scene of the disaster. It is still believed that twenty or more are underneath the wreck. Who they are is not known, because It is not known who was on the train, and how many were actually killed will only be disclosed with the removal of the engine and cars from the bed of the river. When daylight dawned a terrible scene was disclosed The engine lay In fonr and a half feet of water, the body of the engineer, John White, still pinned underneath the heavy Ironwork, his arms extended in an appealing manner above the water. The engine's pon- derovrmsett\n«ry was bent and twisted. Naxtlaj^the tender on its side, and then the baggage and mail cars and the pas- sengstttoaohes In the order in which they left the track, the timbers broken ana the cars overturned, pinning the nnrescued victims at the bottom of the river. On the river bank lay a long row of dead bodies. The passenger train crashed Into the wreck while going at the rate of sixty- five miles an hour. Host of the victims came from the coal regions along the Reading road. This forenoon a delegation of Mahanoy City people arrived to take charge of their dead. The ill-fated train is the same that was wrecked at Tuokerton, June 23 last. Engineer White and fireman Templin, killed yesterday, filled the places of the Heller brothers, engineer and fireman respectively, who lost their lives in the first mentioned accident »" r'sjomr or A SUBVIVOM. BauAora, Pa., Sepc-SO.--One of the passengers who went down in the wreck and who was but slightly injured, and was one of the sixteen of the Injured brought on a special train to the Read- Ing hospital at eleven o'clock, says that when the passenger train left Reading the oars were all well filled. Among the people were many ladles. Be ·at in the front part ot the last oar. This Is hl» story: "The train was going at a lively rate of speed. The passengers appeared a happy crowd, many of them Indies, chatting and laughing after a day's pleasure at the Berks County fair- x was viewing the lot we were passing ere tfas a terribll j crash. I was burled from my seat, while the cars relied down the twenty- foot embankment, and I was thrown from one side of the car to the other like a toy, when--splash, one end went into the water and I was thrown against the side of the car with a force that partially stunned me. I quickly recovered myself and managed to climb upon the seats on that side of the car which lay against the embankment. I was a prisoner in the car unable to get out, and while nursing my sprained ankle and wrist out of joint I realized that I was in a scene of veritable horror. Around and about me were human beings struggling in the water, screaming in their fright, and some almost dragged me back into the water again. A few saved themselves as I did and the remainder struggled in the water and then quietly sank out ol sight.'" onosa OF RKBEKAB, I. O. O. F. Sovereign Grand Lod^e Refuses Recognition In Conventions. TOPEKA, Kan., Sept 20.-- The first annual convention of the Order of Rebekah will be its last. When the sovereign grand lodge of Odd Fellows met yesterday the petition of the Rebekahs for a continuance was given a special hearing and by a practically unanimous vote a substitute was agreed upon which will do away with national conventions. Mrs. Rea, the president, said of this action: "My only hope is that the representatives who voted against us will not be elected to attend another grand lodge meeting." The amendment to the constitution in regard to the eligibility of saloon keepers was voted down by an overwhelming majority. This came up on the case appealed from the Missouri grand lodge which took action refusing saloon keepers admission on the ground that their business was not moral. The judiciary committee submitted its reports on the cases of Grand Master Barnum, of Illinois, and Captain General Ellis, ot the Patriarchs Militant. In the Barnum case the committee overruled the grand sire and in the Kills case confirmed his ruling. The grand lodge will act on both reports to-day. The degree of chivalry was conferred on Mrs. Rea by the sovereign grand lodge and the Daughters of Rebekah gave her a handsome diamond ornament emblematic of the order But the jewel and the honor does not compensate for the chagrin she feels at the action of the grand lodge. CAUSK of Don's Report Shown How Money Comes to Be Scarce--Trude Matters. NEW YORK, Sept 20.-- R. G. Dun Co.'s weekly review of trade says: The root of the difficulty is that wheat is quoted at 93% cents at Chicago, 81.02% here and only about SI. OS at Liverpool for the same grade, so that no free and natural movement to the seaboard, or hence to Europe, can take place. Similar obstacles check the movement of some other products. Exports ot wheat and corn are not h a l f t those of lust year at corresponding dates, but imports are coming forward in large volume, anxiety to get goods entered here before the new tariff goes into effect being great In half of September the increase of imports over last year at New York has been 9 per cent., but the decrease in exports here has been 19 per cent. The movement during the past week has been toward a natural adjustment of prices, and wheat is 3£ cents lower, w th sales of 31,000 000 bushels; corn a halt cent lower, with sales of 12,000,000 bushels; cotton an eighth lower, with sales ot 340,000 bales, and lard and hogs a shade lower, but oats have risen a fraction, oil nearly a cent and butter and some other other farm products are higher. The consumption of iron is enormous, the largest ever known But the new business in bar iron is not heavy and the demand for rails Is light, with some sales at S3 and reports of others oven lower. Pig iron is weaker, though quotations do not changn. Friday's Uose-Ball. AMUUCAS ASSOCIATION. St. Louis --St. Louis, S, Kochestor, 7. Louisville--Louisville, 9, Athletics, 4. Columbus--Columbus, 9, Baltimore, 4. N ATI ON A r. i.n\oup. Cincinnati--Cincinnati, S; Philadelphia, 4. Chicago--Chicago, 10; Brooklyn, 6. Pittsburgh--Pittsburgh, 7, New York, 7. ntATERS* 1 BAOTJB. Chicago--Chicago, 0, Boston, 7. Buffalo--Buffalo, 5; Philadelphia, 0. Pittsburgh--Pittsburgh, 0, Now York, a WESTEBIt ASSOCIATION. Sioux City--Sioux City, 0; Milwaukee, 10. A Huge Box Factory Sold Ont^ ST. Louis, Sept 20 --The Bachilder egg case factory at Helena, Ark., said to be the largest box factory in America, has been sold by the sheriff on attachments of local creditors. The company's principal offices are in St. Louis and Chicago. The particulars of the failure not yet known, but it is said St. Louis banks w 1) lose 800,000, Chicago banks 87,000 and the Lima (O.) Egg Case Company 835,000. The company's mill and lumber at Helena brought 831,000 and the company still holds valuable patents Mrs. llanback Honored. TOPEKA, Kan , Sept 20.--A dispatch has been received from Chicago stating that Mrs Hester A Hanback, wife of the ex-Congressman, had been appointed one of the two lady commissioners from Kansas to the World's B'air. The nomination came to her unsolicited. She is a polished lady and will make a most creditable commissioner. She is one of the most popular women in the State, and her appointment will give universal satisfaction. Important Bills Signed. CBESSOX, Pa., Sept. 20.--Mr. Tibbott, of the White House force arrived here resterday with the River and Harbor Ippropriation bill and the Anti-Lottery 11L They were submitted to the 'resident immediately after breakfast lo was perfectly familiar with the irovisions and after rea ding them over arafully attached bis signature to each o that they are now law. Volume IV. No. 174.--New Series AN EXPLANATION. The Purchase of Silver Issue of Notes. and ANSWER TO SENATOR PLUMB. Notes of Large Denomination Printed Because of the Short Period of Time Allowed -Ko Great Demand For Redemption In Gold. WASHINGTON, Sept 20.--Acting Secretary Batoheller, of the Treasury, sent to tbe Senate the following reply to Senator Plumb's resolution of inquiry about the department's method ot purchasing and paying for silver ..bullion: "There is no rule or policy of this department which requires that checks drawn in payment of silver bullion purchased under the recent act of Congress be paid over the counter of the sub- treasury at New York. As a matter of fact these checks pass through the New York clearing house the same as other checks drawn on the Assistant Treasurer at New York. In regard to the issue of Treasury notes of large denomination in payment for silver purchased I have the honor to state thatitwasfound Impracticable to engrave and print in the period of thirty days, the time allowed between tbe passage of the act July 14, 1890, authorizing the Issue Of these notes and the date the purchases of silver were to commence--a sufficient supply of these notes to comply with the law except in denominations bf 81,000 and $100. In the course of a few days, however--certainly by the first of next week--the supply of Treasury notes of small denominations Will be sufficient to enable tbe department to make payments for silver purchased in notes of small denominations Instead of larger ones. When the supply ot small notes will permit the notes of large denominations already issued will be changed at the Treasury and Its branches for notes of small denominations, and as fast as such notes ot large denominations are received in the Treasury, notes of smaller denominations will be paid out In their stead. In order to prevent any scarcity of notes of small denominations by reason of the necessary issue of Treasury notes of large denominations, the Treasurer of the United States has been in the habit of receiving Treasury notes of large dfr' nominations on deposit with tbe Assistant Treasurer at New York for transfer of funds and shipping from the Treasury notes of small denominations (silver certificates and greenbacks) to banks requesting them With reference to tbe Inquiry whether such method of payment does not practically result in the payment of such checks in gold coin. instead of Treasury notes, I have the honor to state that tbe amount of Treasury notes paid out to date in the purchase of silver bullion, all in denominations of SI, 000 and S100, has been 55,200,000, of which amount $985,600 have been received back in the Treasury in the payment of dues and are now carried as cash, leaving the sum of S4 233,000 in circulation- So far as the department is Informed, there has been no demand of any magnitude upon the Treasury for the redemption of these notes in gold coin." XHRCY fOH MEAT. The President Extra Is the Time of Vacating* the Vhorokee Strip. CBBSSOU SFHINOS, Pa., Sept 20.--The President has issued the following proclamation: To Whom It May Concern Whereas, It has been represented to me that by reason of the drought, which has prevailed In the Indian Territory and In the adjoining etatos. the execution of uny proclamation of February 17, 1890, requiring the removal of all live stock from the Cherokee Outlet on or before October 1. would work great bar Jshlp and loss not only to the owners ct stock horded up HI the Strip, but to the owners of cattle In the adjoining Ststea; and. Whereas, The owners of all cattle now herded upon ih · Outlet having submitted to me a proposition 1 t writing whereby they agree to remove one. half of their stock from the Outlet on or before November I, ana the ^residue thereof and all of their property .and employes on or before December 1 -next, ana to abandon all claims In said Outlet; Now. therefore, I, Benjamin Harrison, President ot tho United Etates, do give notice and proclaim that the tEme heretofore fixed for the removal of llvo stock herded upon ·aid Outlet Is extended to November I as to one half thereof and to December 1 next, ae p to the residue thereof and as to all property and employ s LIKE A. Bnormons Extension of the Banta F« Ball* way. TOPEKA, Kan,, Sept 20 --A prominent Santa Fe official confirms the report of the purchase of the Colorado Midland, or at least a controlling interest in Hi and the Securing ot an option on the Rio Grande Western. He adds important information to tho New York dispatch. He asserts that the Santa Fe management has concluded arrangements for the lease of the Baltimore Ohio, and also has secured control of the Central Pacific with all its San Francisco terminal facilities, thus having a continuous line from ocean 'to ocean. The same official declares that negotiations are also now pending looking to the control of the Queen Crescent line in the South. He says that within four weeks the Santa Fe Will have absolute controsiof these lines. It will take 83, 009; 000 to swing tbe Colorado Midland and Rio Grande Western deals. This move will cut the HJo Grande out of its Ogden and Pacific coast connections. The Rio Grande Junction railroad, which is owned ocin- jolntly by the Rio Grande. Rio Granoe Western and Midland, will, by thedeiV pass in to the hands ot the SantaFe, sad the interest of the first named road wilt now become useless. BUKTIXG SURETIES. The Slayer of Captain Conch Seeking* For Uondsmen* OB.LAHOSIA CITY, Ok., Sept SO.--J. G Adams, the slayer ot Captain W. L. Couch, Is in the city from Wichita trying to find friends who will go on his bond of $12,000, fixed by Judge Foster. His trial was delayed until the March term of the Federal Court · Since the death of Captain Couch Adams has twice instituted proceedings to have Conch's widow ejected from the claim in contest, but he failed in each instance He is under a heavy bond here to keep the peace, having at one time attempted 'the life of Dr. Hlggins, a reputable citizen and physician. Adams is very defiant and says he will live to see all those opposed to him dead, and will, in the end, possess the Couch claim. Drove Their Own Wool. SYDNBT, N. S. W., Sept 20.-- In consequence of tbe action of the regular draymen, who are a strike, and the inability of the employers to engage nonunion men to take their places, the wool men merchants and squatters drove their own wool drays to .the quay. A mob ^hooted -them and tried to prevent the unloading of the drays. Stones were thrown at tho drivers, and the mob became so riotous that the mayor read the riot act The police and troopers then cleared the streets. this place that the Commission would be all ready to begin negotiations for a short time. He asked Base-Ball Standing. AHKB1CAH ASSOCIATION Won. Ixralavllle 73 en 8s. Ixrals C6 50 Columbus ia 01 Boohester DO 63 Toledo 07 W Athletics u 60 Syracuse 49 64 Baltimore 31 so HATIONAL UAODB. Won. Lost, Brooklyn 79 M Boston 74 47 Chicago 77 49 Philadelphia 78 47 Cincinnati 71 31 New York c M Cleveland 89 62 Pittsburgh 11 105 FLATLET LIAQOTS. Won. laA. Boston 71 43 Brooklyn. 72 61 New York 69 SI Chicago 69 M Philadelphia 8t 67 Pittsburgh u 64 Cleveland is 70 Buffalo S3 ST WIBTIMC ASSOCIATION. Won. Los*. Kaolaf City 71 17 Minneapolis 74 W Milwaukee 74 41 Denver M H MouxOlty 00 61 Omaha 41 6s Lincoln 41 70 BtPanl Bl 76 Fn. cent. O,l tea Ml JN6 JW J69 .411 jut JK3 Ml Ml J08 .M7 Put cent. rent JM eu Mi The PreMdent Takes a Trip. I CBESSON SPBTNOS, Pa , Sept 20.--The' President devoted to-day to a trip to the lumber and bituminous coal regions of Central Pennsylvania, visiting Tyrone, ' Osooola, Doutzdate, Phillipsburg, Clearfleld and Carwens- vllle. He was accompanied by Mrs. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. McRjee, Mrs. Dlmmick, Miss Sanger, Mr. and Mrs W. H..Dill of Clearflold, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore H. Ely of Al loon a, Mr. George W. Boyd and others The programme included a reception in each place visited. Another Post-office Seizure. CHICAGO, Sept 20 --Some time ago Count Tolstoi's "Kreutzer Sonata" was excluded from the mails on a recommendation from the Chicago post- offloe, and now United States District Attorney Mllchrlst has filed in the Federal court an information for the seizure of a number of copies of a cheap reprint of Honore de Balzac's "Lea Contos Drolatiques," with Gnstave Dore'a Illustrations, and will ask that it be excluded from the mails. THAT SUICIDE. | Some Dubious Features Abftu the Sensation. OUVTAVE KOCH A DIVOROM Affileted Calves. VANDAMA, 111., Sept 20.--In Pope township, this county, a strange and fatal disease is prevailing among cattle, more especially among calves. They are first affected by the stiffening of tbe joints, and finally lose ail use of themselves. Stephen Mathoney, a farmer and stock-raiser, has within the past two weeks lost fifteen head. Other farmers in that vicinity are similarly unfortunate. As yet no remedy has been discovered for this strange malady. Fatal Hunting- Aoeldent. PACIFIC, Mo., Sept 20.--Two young men of this place, Nat Zleger and Tom Moran, were squirrel hunting yesterday afternoon one mile south of here. While both were chasing a squirrel Zleger'B gun was accidentally discharged, the contents entering the right thigh ot young Moran. He was at once removed to this city, where he died at 4:30 o'clock. The coroner's jury returned a verdict of accidental homicide. Flurry in JTlaxseed. CHICAGO, Sept 20.--There was quite a flurry in the flaxseed market on the Board of Trade. Early in the season there was promise of a heavy crop, but it has become evident of late that the promise will not be realized. The amount of spot seed is limited and this fact was taken advantage of to put prices up. The price has advanced about eleven cents per bushel within tbe past two days. Mormons in Trouble* BOISE CITY, Idaho, Sept 20.--President Rich and Bishop Donaldson, Mormon, were to-day arrested by a United States marshal charged with conspiracy In advising the Mormons to violate tbe election laws two years ago. Bishop Budge was arrested on the same charge a few days ago, and It is stated that other arrests will follow. , Ridley Thomas, the Murderer. MARSHALL, Mo., Sept 20.--In the CBS* of the State against Ridley Thomas, charged with the murder of Geneva Lowery, a change of venue was granted to Johnson County. The prisoner will be removed to Warrensbnrg. Portugal Keeogrmxes BnuEU. LISBON, Sept 20.--The last official act , of Senhor Rlbeiro as Minister of For- Tfc« Cherokee Commission. \ eign Affairs was to recognize the Gov- TAHMQVAH, L T., Sept. 20.--Mr. . eminent of Brazil. Senhor Freitas has Wilson, of the Cherokee Commission, | resigned as Portuguese Minister to En- has written to a prominent citizen of gland. -- - - - - · - - ' A Switchman Killed. WICHITA, Kan , Sept 20 --John Wall- Indian lands, tn a short time. He asked man, a switchman in the Santa Pe whether the Onerbkees desired to sell yards, was instantly killed by a switch j ofrtftke their separate lands in severally, engine. The Olrl Not So Wondorrutly In Lore With Him--QuarrreLi With Her Mother- Bodies to Be Cremated. NBW YOHK, Sept 30.-- Gossip from across the water has robbed the double suicide of the German actress, Emllle Rossi, and her artist lover, Gustavo Koch, of much of Its tender romance. It appears now that the girl did not love Koch, and It seems probable that he was her dupe, insofar that he believed that sb* loved him as he loved her. Accord ing to the belief of those who knew the girl best her object in inducing Koch to die with her was that she might make in death, since she could not in life, at least one Intensely theatrical and tragic appearance before tho public. ' Koch was not living with his wife when he first met Miss Rossi, in 1887, at the home of Mrs. Pools (Carols En glaender), the wife of the manager ot'.a -theater. He fell in love with her then and told her so. He remained true to her the two years following, when she was in Hamburg, during which period he won a sensational divorce case against his wife, in which an instantaneous photograph of the wife and the co-respondent completed the evidence. But if the young actress was in love ·with any body it was with Herr Maurice, director of the Theater Central of Hamburg, where she played on her return from New York. Herr Maurice was a handsome young man, but be was married and had two children. Emilia's infatuation for him got to be tb* talk of tho company at Hamburg just before her departure for New York, in August Meantime Mme. Rossi, her mother, was extremel] anxious that she should marry a youn| Hamburg merchant named Silberberg. His photograph, taken alongside o: Mine. Rossi, was found among the act ress* possessions. It shows him to be a finely-built and handsome young man, with fair hair and full, beard. He is rich and has social position. He was ttttch in love with the girl. There were quarrels between the mother and daughter over the girl's refusal to marry Sllberberg. Early last summer, it is said, Mrs. Maurice heard -of the infatuation' of the girl for Maurice and several scenes followed. Rumors of the affair had reached the girl's mother, when she left for New York. A rich younff Hamburger named Sohlndler, who was very much in love With the girl, and whom she bad apparently encouraged, saw her off at the wharf after loading her state room with flowers. Director Maurice was also at the wharf. _. Eight days after Miss Rossi arrived here she received a letter from her mother. Sho read it at tbe Amberg Theater, In cho office, and at once became hysterical and went away crying. It was learned yesterday that in this letter her mother upbraided her severely and ended by declaring that hereafter they would be strangera Some love affairs of her's, it could not be learned what, was the cause of Mme. Rossi's anger. In the letter was: "Your last look as you left these shores was for him, not for mo." Miss Lotta Peltz, the cousin of the dead girl, with whom she boarded at Mrs. Rhorrn's, said yesterday that tin-type of a young man who had been a sweetheart of Miss Rossi's in Hamburg had been found among her possessions. Miss Rossi had spoken sentimentally about him within tbe last fortnight and had said that sho loved him She had called him Felix, but had never mentioned his last name. i The last requests of both the actress land tbe artist will probably bo carried 'out, so far as cremation Is concerned. I The body of Koch still lies at Under- ttaker Dahn's. Victor Stolt, of Potts- itown, Pa., who is Koch's nearest friend In-this country, has not yet arrived, but ha! been heard from and Is expected today. Until his arrival. Coroner Hanly has refused a burial permit If he consents the services over Koch will also be hold early Sun- may afternoon and tbe body will be sent to Fresh Pond to be cremated with the girl's. Eoch was a Roman Catholic. It has been suggested that the rule of the Church forbidding the re-marriage of a divorced man was one of the explanations of the double suicide. If Kooh had been so good a churchman as all that perhaps be would not have committed suicide. counter. BAILLZK. A Gallant Soldier Terrlbtjr Wounded and ~ Afflicted With Dipsomania. PHILADELPHIA, Sept 20.-- Colonel Alexander Bailie, who killed himself in Chicago Thursday, was for twenty years after the war a familiar personage on the streets of this city. Colonel Balllle Was connected with one of the oldest and most distinguished Pennsylvania families, the Mueblbergers. He was also a relative of tne late Franklin B. Gbwan, long president of the Reading road. Colonel Balllle was a gallant soldier on the Union side all through the civil war. He was wounded in the face in one ot the early battles of Virginia. The wound fright- folly disfigured his, countenance. After the war be lost a number of good positions which his friends secured for him, through habits of intemperance, which were no doubt superinduced by mental depression, the result of bis terrible physical afflictions. He was so sensitive that he avoided social intercourse as much as possible, and gradually became estranged from most of his friends. He for many years maintained nimsell by literary work. Conductor Lowrey and Brakeman Brockemiller, of the Chicago Alton, at Venice were trying to rid their caboose of vermin by using gasoline. The rasoline caught fire from a cigar, and Lowrey was fatally and Brockemiller very badly burned. AT THE Grocery : Store "S *·: IN STAPLE AND FANCY Provisions, Etc., Grapes, and Everything Else. CANNED GOODS, A specialty of Fresh Vegetables at all times in season. Call and see *,·"* SOUTH LOCUST STREET,

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