Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, April 29, 1889, Image 1

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first Day of the Great Wash
ington Inauguration
Fired in Twenty-One Eonnds
From the Cannons of
EineYar Snips.
And That Her Principles Are Daily
More Firmly Grounded and
Highly Eevered.
DraggleS Decorations Eeplaced ly Bright
5ew Ones, and Only Fair Weather
Keeled to Hake
Mondax, 11 A. M.,.BInrlne Farnde.
Monday, 1 P. BL...... 'Welcome to the Pre.l-
Blonday, 2 r.M...... Official Kcccptlon to
the President.
Monday. 4 P. M.....rnblic Kcception to
the President.
Blonday, 10 P. M. ...Centennial Ball.
Tneadoy, 9 A. M......ThankelvinK Scrrlees
Tuesday, 10 A. M....CommcmornilTo Ex
ercises. Tuesday, 10 A. M....MUUaryPnrado Start.
Tnesday, Koon.. ...... Parade in Foil Swlns.
Tuesday, 6:30 F. OI..Centennial Banquet.
Tnesday, S P. M...... Illumination.
Wednesday, 10 A. M-CItIo Parade.
The formal opening of the three days
Centennial celebration of the inauguration
of the first President of the "United States in
Kew Xork begin f at 8 o'clock this morning,
-Kith a salute of 21 guns from the nine ships
of war in the harbor. The preparations for
.the great event are complete, and 2x ew York
rests on its oars, satisfied that the thou
sands of strangers -within its gates 'will be
more than satisfied with what must be
weather permitting a grand Eucce3.K
New Yobk, April 28. To-morrow morn
ing cannon will thunder the word of com
mand for the beginning of the grandest
popular celebration in the nation's history.
"With the boom of the first cannon New
YorK will surrender to the whole country all
other right and title to the jubilee except
what part her citizens take in the
management and labor of following
out the prearranged programme. From
early dawn the streets will be thronged, and
the mighty multitude will more toward the
water side to riew the unique and extraor
dinary marine display, some to join in it in
boats, and the greater number to fringe the
roofs and wharres and parksides, all with
their faces turned toward the harbor.
There people from all the States, from many
that possess no water front or ships, will see
the remnant of the navy that Farragut
knew, and the nucleus of the modern fleet
of swift, well-armed cruisers we are soon to
, complete.
Loud Sonnds of Rejoicing.
Everywhere will resound the tumult of
cheering, of band music ami of cannonading.
In the streets and in the harbor thevery air
will be made joyous and gay with the na
tional colors, flung from towering cornices
and tallest mastheads. Glad will be the
faces that are turned toward these signs of
the nation's jubilation, and gladder will be
the million hearts that feel the privilege of
taking part in such a mighty exhibition.
But of all the gladness none will be so
- mighty or so keen as that of the New
fe Yorkers, for they will have no doubts as to
the verdict of their guests. All know that
fethe great metropolis will crown herself with
- folaurels as the most royal entertainer and
most impressive, glorious and successful
ibitor among the cities of the continent
The Arrival of President Harrison.
Before noon the President will be on our
waters, and then the multitude will surge
to the heart of the business district to wit
ness his landing and his passage past the
treasure houses of Wall street to Broadway.
"The naval display will overlap the military
procession to the Equitable building, where
the great men of the city and nation will he
-made acquainted and then served with
But in an hour or more the turn of the
people will come again, as -the President
rides to the City Hall and makes his way
tothe Governor's room, to receive all who
geek his hand, he and the people together
crushing beneath their shoes the roses that
our fairest, and brightest maidens hive flung
befoTefihenron the nicked and dented steps
of ttiejgncient capitol of the city.
AfCerflhat night will have fallen, but
only fcThare its somber curtain pierced by
the brilliant glare of the myriad electric
lamps that will illuminate the most gorge
ous ball in which xanKee maiden ever ven
tured a slippered foot or native beau ever
bowed to beauty.
The Formal Opening This Morning.
Nine ships of war in New York harbor
will at 8 o'clock fire simultaneously a sal
ute of 21 guns. It will be the formal open
ing of the Centennial celebration of the in
auguration of the first President of the
United States. At the first gun the nine
ships will break into a glory of flaes and
jgennants, and this town will throw aside its
cares ana laDor and business, put on us
oliday clothes, with red. while and blue
trimmings, and begin a three days' jollifi
President Harrison steams up the
bay aboard the Dispatch he will witness a
naval pageant the size and grandeur of
which has never been equaled on this con
tinent. He will be rowed ashore at Wall
street by a crew of the oldest sea captains
of the port. He will be escorted up Wall
street by a notable guard, representing the
veterans who preserved the Union, and the
sturdy fighters who spend their lives in its
All Completed on a Grand Scnle.
The preparations for every detail of the
celebration have been completed on a grand
scale. It took four months to decide who
should be orator at the sub-Treasury build
ing on Tuesday, where Washington took
the oath of office a century ago. The ball
will be the finest in the country's history.
The military parade will be made up of
veterans, regulars and militia. Nearly
every State has sent her troops, and they
will vie with each other in doing honor to
the State that sent them and to the name of
Washington. They will cive the people of
this city such a show as has never been seen
here before.
At the banquet the boxes will contain the
handsomest women in the land, while on
the floor the 13 greatest orators of the land
will speak in praise of Washington.
The industrial parade will shame New
Orleans' far-famed Mardi-Gras pageant in
variety and beauty. And after all this
pomp and circnmstan.ee of peace, the hun
dreds of thousands of visitors to the metro
polis will still have the wonders of the
great town to view, if they have strength
left, so long as they are pleased to remain
with us.
The Centennial Parading Begins Early A
Sabbath Full of Noise, Bnstto nnd
Bush Two Southern Governors
Bepent a Historical Scene
The Day at the Hotels.
Ne-w Yoek, April 28. Daniel G. Fowle.
Governor of North Carolina; John Peter
Richardson, Governor of South Carolina;
both of these gentlemen, each with his staff,
are at the Hoffman House. One of the staff
from South Carolina reports that when the
distinguished executives met, Governor
Fowle said: "This is an auspicious and sug
gestive occasion. If it were not that to-day
is Sunday." Whereupon Governor Rich
ardson interrupted: "Governor Fowle, the
least we can do is to compromise. Have
some soda with me."
The main difficulty with this story is that
the staff from North Carolina, while agree
ing that the phraseology was substantially
as given above, insist that it was Governor
Richardson who was puzzled by the Sunday
law. However this may be, the Governors
are within easy reach of each other for the
whole Centennial period.
The Centennial Parading Begins.
Centennial parading began to-day in a re
markable fashion. From about the middle
of the forenoon, when it became reasonably
certain that the skies would plug up their
water tanks until after sunset, there were
continuous processions of people on both
sides of Broadway from Wall street to
Forty-second. Occasionally, for a rod or
two, there was a break in the line; but on
the whole the sidewalks were filled to the
curbs, and in many places the, way was ac
tually blocked. Especially- in the vicinity
of Madison and "Union Squares it was diffi
cult to force one's way through the crowds.
Thousands of people sat on the reviewing
stands and watched the slowly moving
The Scene on Fifth Arenac.
Fifth avenue, from Twenty-third street
north, is always alive on a pleasant Sunday,
but to-day it was thronged. The roadway
was filled with all kinds of vehicles, coupes,
landaus, hansoms, road wagons, one-horse
chaises and various styles of country car
riages, in which residents of the suburbs had
driven to town. The number of modest pri
vate turnouts was remarkable, and they
were all crowded.
Broadway cars were blocks apart, and
every one was loaded to its utmost capacity.
Many a long walk was taken simply because
the people could not get aboard a horse car,
and, as for hiring a hansom or a carriage, it
was out of the question. The livery stables
were empty, and the public hackmen were
all engaged.
Not a Vehicle to be Had nt Any Price.
The clerk of the New York Hotel said at 5
o'clock: "We have been practically isolated
here for hours. Not a wagon of any kind
to be had, hardly a car that one could get
on, not even a messenger boy available."
The report at every hotel as regards
accommodations was this: All rooms taken,
and some turned away; the real rush not ex
pected until Monday morning; the few
vacancies to occur in the natural course of
business are sure to be filled within a
There were apparently four objects of
especial interest to the strangers in town to
day: The Metropolitan Opera House, with
its ugly, but useful annex, the triumphal
arch at Twenty-third street, St. Paul's
chapel and Trinity Church. Between ser
vices there was
A Constantly Passing Throng
of people through the churches, and at
St. Paul's the attendants wearied with inces
sant pointing out of Washington's pew.
The procession stopped abruptly at Wall
street and Broadway. From there to Bowl
ing Green was almost as deserted as at mid
night. - Most of the people who tramped so
far south turned into Wall street for a look
at the sub-Treasurv huilding.
At the Opera House admittance was de
nied to all save those at work there. Theo
dore Roosevelt took Henry Cabot Lodce up
to the guarded entrance, hut they were not
permitted to go further. Director Stanton
kept discreetly away from the premises.
The United States naval and revenue
marine contingent of the great naval parade,
which has been gathering like a flock of
birds from all along the coast, was got into
place to-day. The flagship Chicago and
the historical Kearsarge, which both lay in
the navy yard, got under way early in the
morning and they steamed out into the
stream without accident. The Chicago cast
anchor in the place from which she will
start to-morrow at the head ot the two-mile-long
One of the Prettiest Sights.
The ships formed a pretty sight as they
lay in a long oblique line toward Robbin's
reef, across the tossing sun-tipped waters of
the bay. Behind the Chicago the Kearsarge
anchored, and then in order lay the
Yantic, the Juniata, the Yorktown, the Es
sex, the Jamestown, the Boston and the
Atlanta. The latter got in from Hayti
baturday morning. The schoolship St.
Mary's was also anchored out in the stream,
off Governor's Island, with the New York
State flag flying. The lighter revenue boats
were scattered about promiscuously. The
bay was crowded all day.
The Police Conclude to Call a Halt for Ap
pearance Sake.
New York, April 28. An army of men
were put to work to-day to finish the differ
ent stands for sightseers to-morrow. As
soon as it was learned at police headquar-
i . - w t- rsiais. s ! in nil !- n i ! i v . -i-mib h ii i.a iTr ! m-c i il ( . v a-c -' - a-? w vr:sn
ters that these men were desecrating the
Sabbath, orders were at oface issued
to the Captains of the precincts in
which the work was going on to have
it stopped. The first gang of men encoun
tered was found in front ot the Church of
the Divine Paternity, Rev. Dr. Eaton, cor
ner Forty-eighth street and Filth avenue.
The foreman at first refused to stop work,
but as soon as he was threatened with ar
rest he changed front and took his men
The Aldermanic stand at the Stewart
mansion needed but a few supports to -complete
it, but the police refused to let any
more work go on. Contractors are offering
as much as $8 for carpenters to go to work
after midnight, so that the outstanding con
tracts may be finished.
A Distinguished Party Leaves Washington
to Take Part In the Big Show A Mng-
nlflccnt Train Tho Start Not Made
Until After Midnight Blaine Too
Sick to Join the Party.
Washington, April 28. At 5 o'clock
this afternoon a magnificently appointed
train often cars pulled up at the siding on
Sixth street, just outside the Pennsylvania
Railroad station. It was the train' to hear
the President and his party to New York,
to attend the Centennial celebration of the
inauguration of President Washington. It
was immediately placed in the hands of an
army of laborers who endeavored to give an
extra polish to furnishings and fittings al
ready resplendent. A throng of Sunday
sightseers soon surrounded the train and
looked in at the open windows and doors,
curious to see everything pertaining in any
manner to the Chief Executive, and to see
the degree of comfort the inventors of
American genius have brought to the
science of railroading.
The train, beside the engine and tender,
consisted of library and smoking car, the
sleeper "Premier," of the New York and
Chicago limited express; the sleeper
"JStruna, of the JSew XorK and uincm
nati limited express; the sleeper "Pelion,"
the dininc car "Continental," of the New
York and Chicago limited express; the
sleepers "England," "France" and
"America," of the New York and Chicago
The committee to escort the President
came from New York to-day and called on
the President, the diplomatic corps, and
other high officials. It consisted of
Messrs. John A. King, John Jay,
ex-Mayor Cooper, Judge William H.
Robertson, Mr. Seth Low, Mr.
Frank S. Witherbee. Hon. G. B. Potter
,and Messrs. James Duane Livingstone and
liiinora ataniey Dims, xn me evening
they were entertained at dinner at Worm
ley's by Mr. King.
The train was drawn up inside the yard
early in the evening to await the arrival of
the guests. Lieutenant Mason and Mrs.
Mason were the first to arrive. Justice
Blatchford, Justice Field and Chief Justice
Fuller came down about 10 o'clock.
It was 10:40 when the President and his
party passed through the gates. There was'
quite a crowd gathered iu the station, but
way was quickly made for the party,
and they passed quietly into the
car reserved lor tuem. whicn is.
the rear car of the train. Mrs.
Harrison, escorted by Judge William H.
Robertson, came first, the President and
John A. King following, and Secretary
Rusk and his family bringing up the rear.
The other guests began to arrive rapidly,
and were shown to their separate cars.
The President, under the escort of Mr.
George W. Body, Assistant General Pas
senger Agent of the Pennsylvania Railroad,
went through all the cars and then came
back to No. 60, where he seated him
self. The smoker, the Etruria, and
the Pelion, were set apart for the
newspaper correspondents who accompany
the party; the England was occupied
hv Chief Justice Fuller and wite, Justice
Blatchford, Justice Field, and Retired
Justice Strong; the America by Secre
tary Windom, Mrs. Windom and the two
Misses Windom, Walker Blaine and the
Misses Margaret and Harriet Blaine, Sec
retary Rusk and son and daughter; Lieu
tenant Mason and Mrs. Mason and Colonel
Barr, of the War Department; the
"France," by the members of the Inaugural
Reception Committee; while in the
"Aleroy," a composite car, were
Private Secretary Halford, Colonel
Wilson, Lieutenant Judson, Henry W.
Raymond, and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Halford.
The President and his immediate family
and lady guests occupied car No. 60. Be
sides the President they were: Mrs. Harri
son, Mrs. McKee, Mrs. Kate Davis Brown,
daughter of ex-Senator Davis, of West Vir
ginia, and wile of Commander Brown, who
is at Samoa, and Miss Ida Murphy, of St.
Paul, Minn.
Secretary Blaine was not one of the party.
The attack of lumbago from which he has
been suffering did not yield as readily to
treatment as had been expected, and he de
cided to abandon the trip. It is thought,
however, that he will be able to be at the
State Department to-morrow.
The time to start, in deference to the
President's antipathy to Sunday traveling,
had been fixed at 1.2:10 o'clock. It was
subsequently determined to delay the de
parture of the train until 1 o'clock, and
shortly after midnight the blinds of the
President's car were drawn fast' and the
party retired for the night. Here and there
in the other cars closed blinds indicated
that those within had also sought their
couches. Many of those aboard, however,
remained up until the cars had rolled out
of the yard, and conspicuous among those
were Justices Blatchford and Strong and
Secretaries Windom and Rust.
Promptly at 1 o'clock the cry, "All
aboard!" rang out, and the trainmen sprang
to their places. Conductor Larkins pulled
thebellcord, Engineer Bailey in response
threw open the throttle, and the long train
'slowly steamed out of the carsheds into the
wet air.
Great Interest Tnken in the Pennsylvania
Troops Where the Regiments Are Lo
cated and Horr They Are Pro
Tided for The City Troop
Has to Tarn Ont.
New Yoek, April 28. Adjutant Gen
eral Hastings, who was here looking after
the quarters of the Pennsylvania troops,
went to Philadelphia to-day. He says that
all the militia will be comfortably provided
for. He is expected to return to-morrow.
New Yorkers are mightily interested in
taking the size of the Pennsylvania soldier
boys. Visitors from Philadelphia are con
stantly questioned by their New York
friends here as to the number and training
and skill of the Pennsylvania soldiers. The
8,000 Pennsylvania troops will be exceeded
in number in the parade by the troops of
this State alone, and their bearing and dis
cipline uill snow lor tnemselves-. It mav
be put down as a certainty that in the big
"fef 3Kt 2SS$JrE?&
watched with more critical eyes than the
army of Pennsylvania. The application of
the City Troop, by the way, to be excused
from parading has, it is announced, been
refused, and the troopers will have to turn
out with the rest of the militia.
. The Second and Third Brigades came in
this morning. General Wiley, of the
Second Brigade, and General Gobin, of the
Third Brigade, have their headnuarten
201 Second avenue. General Snowdf'Jf
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Bodies Charred Beyond Becognition In the
Burning Wreck.
The Scene of the Catastrophe Known as the Dark and
Eloody Ground.
A railroad accident of peculiar horror
occurred yesterday on the Grand Trunk
Railroad, near Hamilton, Ontario. A train
loaded with passengers for the Centennial
celebration jumped the track, cars were
telescoped and ignited, 20 persons were
almost instantly killed and a number In
jured. The greater number of the dead
bodies were charred beyond recognition.
Hamilton, Ont., April 28. A terrible
railway disaster occurred just west of this
city at 7 o'clock this morning, resulting, so
far as known, in the death of 20 people.
The limited express from Chicago, due here
at 6:55, ran off the track a mile west of the
city at Junction cut. The engine struck a
water tank, turned over, and the traint
dashed against it
The train was composed of an engine, two
baggage cars, a smoker, a Chicago and
Grand Trunk through passenger coach, a
Wabash coach, a Wagner first-class coach,
a Pullman car and two Wagner sleeping
cars in the order named. The accident oc
curred at the junction where a "Y" is
built. This "X" is used to switch
through trains for Toronto from the
branch to the main line. The train is said
to have been going at a speed of 40 miles an
hour, tfhen directlv on crossing the switch
the engine jumped the track and plunged
into a water tank which stood in a space be
tween the "Y," smashing the tank into
atoms and turning it upside down. The
baggage cars came directly after the engine,
and the first of these was pitched over the
engine and thrown on the main track, leav
ing its wheels behind it.
The smoker and leading day coach tele
scoped and imprisoned 18 passengers in the
cars, which immediately took fire, and they
were burned to death. None of their names
are known, and when taken irom the wreck
four hours afterward the bodies were burned
beyond all recognition and lie at the morgue
unidentified. They all come from North
western States and were mostly on theirway
to the Centennial celebration in New York.
Fifteen of the burned bodies are men, three
In addition to 18 mentioned, the follow
ing were killed and wounded:
RUDOLPH J. EDERER, of Chicago.
L. S. GURNEY, of New York.
HAMILTON CLARK, 147 "West Ohio street
Chicago, donble t ractnro of the right leg; head
cut and bruised on tbe arms,
ANTONIO ilARTZ (Italian), cut in the back
of tbe head; from Wisconsin, on hla waWlome
toltalv. -w "
EDWIN CHAPMAN, fireman, of London,
Ont., badly scalded'on the right hand and right
side of face.
ENOCH KENTON. No. 9 Mincing lane,
London, England, mining engineer, several
ribs fractured.
C. C. Azbel. Edwardport, Ind., cnt In right
forearm and badly bruised.
"William Lipsey, 69 North Sangamon street,
Chicago, sprained ankle.
A. L. Doney, 43 .West Adams street, Danville,
cnt abont head.
J. A. Paler, Ilion, N. Y.. cut about head.
George Wise, Union Hill, N. J., right ear
torn off and painful scalp wounds.
Andrew J. Carpenter, Yankton, Dak., cut
about the head.
S. E. Young, 284 North avenue, Chicago,
badly bruised.
Joseph Morris, Clarke's Island, Maine, cut
abont the head.
The accident occurred a quarter of a mile
from the scene of the great Desjardines
canal disaster. .The express was composed
often cars, containing about 125 passengers
from Detroit and Western points for New
York. It came down the steep grade which
terminated in a double curve. The tracks
were slippery and the train heavy, and
being late, the driver was anxious to' make
up time, so that it was running at high rate
of speed. At the bottom ot the grade it
turned the first curve all right, but instead
of turning the next it rushed straight on and
struck the tank. The wreck was terrible.
It immediately took fire, and frightful
screams came from the men and women
Einned in the debris. The survivors worked
eroically, but before many of the injured
were removed the flames gained such head
way that the rescuers were driven back by
the heat, and helplessly watched the swilt
but dreadlul death of their fellow travelers.
Wrecking trains were speedily on the spot,
and police and firemen from Hamilton hur
ried out, but it was too late.
The whole train except two rear sleepers,
which did not leave the track, was burned
up. It was 1 o'clock before the wreck was
extinguished, and then, in the presence of
thousands of citizens who thronged the sur
rounding heights and crowded upon, the
police lines, the bodies of 18 victims were
taken out and placed tenderly in shells,
while the multitude stood bareheaded in the
drizzling rain and saw the mournful pro
cession of coffins being carried Jo the wait
ing car.
All the dead are Americans and no Cana
dians are among the victims, but tho au
thorities are doing everything possible for
the survivors and have placed ail tbe bodies
at the morgue awaiting the arrival of rela
tives. There is little chance of identifica
tion, as in most cases the bodies are burnt to
fragments. It is likely all the injured will
recover. An inquest will open to-morrow.
Tne junction out at the western end of
Hamilton Bay may well be considered "the
dark and bloody ground of the Grand
TrunV railway system. Ever since the ill-
latcd mgnt in lout, wnen the express
plunged into the Desjardines canal, death
seems to stalk around in that vicinity, and
the occurrence 'of wreck after wreck, all
more or less appalling in results, have
caused superstitious railway men in recent
years to look upon the locality with dread.
Now another has been added to 'the ghastly
list, this time a catastrophe of such magni
tude and horror as to rival the original
predecessor of this series ot railway butch
Indians Go Into Polities and KJck Like
Their White Brethren.
Pender, Neb., April 28. The first
Democratic convention in this recently or
ganized county of Thurston was held here
d Mostofthe resident are Indians
tW -ere oa.ln force and seemed to be
fully as able to gramble and kick as their
white brothers.
A St. Louis Fire.
t. Louis, A.pni 28. A fire entailing a
of 555,000 occurred this afternoon at
200 North Main street in the building occu
pied by the Lee DemingGrocery Company.
W. L. Anderson and Westcott & Hallet
sustained slight damage.. Losses fullv cov-
Jiered by insurance. , . - ;
Is the Proof of the Standard's Ohio Gabble
Another Confirmation of Tho Dispatch's
Revelation of tho Deal A Rival
Thrcntens Tronblc.
Lima, O., April 28, Tb deal between
the Standard and the Trenton Rock Oil
Company has just been consummated. The
Standard will acquire 10,000 acres of terri
tory by this move, 7,000 of which has been
developed. The Trenton Rock folks were
among the earliest producers in the field.
The Standard Company is arranging a land
department, and it is understood twill con
duct it under the name of the Ohio Oil
Company, which is incorporated under the
lawsofOhfo. The present officers of the
Ohio Company will be retained and will
manage the land department.
Two hundred men are now engaged on
the Solar refinery grounds building large
reservoirs for the Standard and enlarging
the refinery. The foundations of 12 new
agitators were completed during the week,
with a capacity of 1,000 barrels each. Their
boiler shops are now completed.
There is a well-founded rumor that the
Globe Refining Company, of Philadelphia,
is coming into this field and will either
build or buy a refinery here. It is the
wealthiest independent refining company in
the country and proposes to fight the
He Kills a Bnrglar in Order to Protect
Undo Sam's Postage Stamps.
Philadelphia, April 28. Postmaster
Edward S. Jimison, of Ashbourne, eight
miles from this city, shot a burglar who was
trying to break in the postoffice at 1:45 yes
terday morning. The man who was shot stag
gered back, dropped a beautiful jimmy and
then walked a mile along the Reading
tracks, lay down and died. He was shot
square between the eyes, and walked all
that distance with a bullet in his brain.
When discovered the man was ly
ing face downward on the ground.
His right hand tightly clasped a
burglar's lantern, and in his left was a
handkerchief soaked with blood, with which
the burglar had mopped his bleeding brow.
Postmaster Jimison has been sick
with pneumonia for three days,
and has been sleeping behind his
shoe store, where he keeps the
postoffice. He heard the window lock
break, suspected burglars, grasped his re
volver, stole to the side of the window, and
just as the burglar's head came through the
open window he fired to kill, as no ex
pressed it.
St. Louis Flooded With Good Imitation-of
$10 Legal Tender Notes.
St. Louis, April 28. Abont 50 counter
feit ten-dollar bills, "United States legal
tender notes, issue of 1875, "O," red seal,
with vignette of Daniel Webster in left
hand corner, were tendered to the United
States Sub-Treasury and local banks and
business houses here yesterday. All of the
bills were in the hands of innocent parties,
and no arrests have been made. Bankers
estimated that several hundred have been
floated here during the past two days.
The connterfeitr-may be detected by the
inferiority of the picture of Webster, the
poor scroll work in the right-hand corner,
and by the tbad spacing between the words
"This note is a legal tender." On the back
of the bill the word "this" is spelled "tens."
It is a very dangerous counterfeit, and has
not been much in circulation in'ten years.
Nine years ago several men making this
counterfeit were sent to the penitentiary
from this city.
The Enropenn Press Thinks It Will be a
Berlin, April 28. Mr. Buckingham,
the Secretary of the American delegates to
the Samoan Conference, has arrived here.
The National Gazette, in an article on 'he
Samoan question, favors Herr Von Barre's
proposal to restore the tri-partite control,
and to appoint a nominal King of Samoa.
It is reported that the British delegates to
the conference will take only a mediatory
part in the proceedings. The London Daily
News thinks that the readiness with which
Mr. Bates' explanation was accepted by
Prince Bismarck is a favorable omen for
the success of the Samoan conference.
A Maryland Fagitlvo Located in Montana
and Will bo Tnken Back.
Cumberland, Md., April 28. News
reached here to-day of the arrest at Helena,
Mont, by City Marshal H. O. Hard of
John J. McGady, wanted here for the mur
der of Barney Creegan, at Midland, Alle
gany county, on the night of February 17.
An indictment was entered by the last
grand jury.
The murder was unprovoked, but in
liquor, and McGady's escape caused excite
ment here. Sheriff Otto Hotting, of Alle
gany county, located him near Helena.
He will be brought here at once.
Pennsylvania's Senior Senator Gives a
Tucson Mlnlng'Cninp a Setback.
Tucson, Anril 28. A bad setback has
been given to the new copper mining prop
erty at Washington camp. Philadelphia
men were on the ground, had a force of men
at work, and one month in which to make
the first payment, when everything was
knocked into a cocked hat by an injunction
by Don Cameron.
The Camerons own a large tract of land
there by virtue of a Mexican land grant,
and under this grant forbid anyone from
opening or working any mine on it.
Tho Richard P. Back Burned to the Water's
Edge nnd a ToTnl Loss.
Bermuda, Ajjril 28. The American
ship Richard P. Buck, from Philadelphia
for San Francisco, before reported here in
distress, was discovered to be on fire on
April 19. The flames spread with amazing
rapidity, owing to the inflammable nature
of a large portion of the cargo kerosene,
whisky, etc. and the ship was soon burned
to the water's edge.
She was pf 1,490 tons burden, and had a
cargo of 2,149 tons of general merchandise.
It is roughly estimated that the vessel and
cargo represented half a million dollars.
Fatally Injured by a Backer.
Braddock, April 28. David Phillips,
while at work on the water works improve-
lments, was struck on the head with the
Biieei iron uuc&eb useu iu uai& ma ttaicruut
of a well. He was seriously and probably
fatally injured. He came from Jackson, O.
St.Xonls Carpenters Go Back to Work.
St. Louis, April 28. The carpenters'
strike came to an abrupt termination to-day
upon the basis that all carpenters may go to
work at 35 cents per hour, eight hours' work.
i Canadian Authorities Refuse to Settle for k a" t in
A Tale of Rare Constancy and a Straggle
With Pride and Poverty.
When on a Farm in Kansas a Dented Fair of True
Lorers Will Meet.
A pretty romance is just developed by
the claimant of a fortune of 5200,000 or
more appearing in Denver. Miss Mary
Tobin, a pretty Irish girl, wants the money
and property left her by her brother.
When she gets it she will look up her
lover, who left her years ago in Ireland,
and who has since been farming in hard
luck in Kansas.
Denver, Col., April 28. A pretty
Irish lass arrived yesterday from Limerick,
Ireland, to claim a fortune of nearly 5200,
000 left by her brother. The history of
Mary Tobin is a most touching one, and can
hardly be equaled outside the pages of fic
tion. Years ago, at her old home, the girl fell
in love with Tinie McMahon, the "Coogan
Darrah," as he was called. Owing to his
position in life, Mary's parents objected to
a marriage until he should have established
a little home for his wife. Disheart
ened, McMahon left for Dublin, where
he joined the Invincibles, and was
mixed up in the Phoenix Park murders, in
some way that put Scotland Yard detectives
on his trail. He was forced to get away
from the land of his birth, and by means of
numerous friends he at last in safety
reached the little port Yonghale, where
he was smuggled aboard a fishing
smack and carried across to Crook's
Haven, on the coast of England, the de
tectives lost scent of him and he was able
to reach Liverpool and take passage for the
great western land of promise, without
falling into the jaws of the British sleuths.
After he arrived in this country Mc
Mahon sent back a letter to Mary, inform
ing her of the terrible straits to which he
had been put, and bidding her hope for the
best. He then moved to Kansas and began
farming. He was unlucky, and what money
was laid aside one year was swept away
the next by the drought. The parents
of Mary refused to let her come out to him
until he could furnish satisfactory evidence
of being able to support her comfortably.
This he could not do, although he wrote
frequently, asking her to wait for him and
keep up a good heart.
In 1886 the father died, and left Mary
with her mother and sisters to care for, and
no funds to do it She was too proud to let
her lover know how destitute they were, and
to saddle him, struggling as he was himself,
with a poverty-stricken family, so that brave
Irish lass swallowed her pride and accepted
the position of maid-in-waiting to a lady m
Years before McMahon's advent to this
country there arrived in Leadville one John
Tobin,of Limerick, Ireland, a brother of
Mary Tobin. Through good luck he man
aged to come out ahead in a number of min
ing speculations.. Two years ago he was
suddenly taken ill, and on his death
bed informed a priest that he
had 5200,000, which he willed to his
sister Mary. Without giving her name or
address, the man expired. The priest in
formed Father Raverdy, of Denver, of the
matter, and when the lather left for Hol
land some moths ago he determined to visit
Ireland and see if he could not find the
Advertisements were inserted in papers,
which finally attracted the attention of
Mary Tobin. Several weeks ago the future
heiress, with what little money she had
saved, departed for America, and arrived
in Denver yesterday. Father Raverdy had
informed her that some money had been
left her, but did not mention the sum.
With letters of introduction, on her arrival
in Denver, she at once called upon the law
firm of May & Co.
Her identity being established, efforts
were at once taken to turn the money over
to the newly discovered heiress. Miss Tobin
immediately engaged Mr. May to attend to
the details of reclaiming the property, and
has given him full power of attorney to act
for her. The properties are located near
Aspen, Central City, Georgetown, Silver
Plume and Chihuahua. Besides this, John
Tobin left 520,000 in cash, which is now in
the custody of the public administrator.
During the interval which has elapsed
since his death, many changes have taken
place, and it is possible that some of
the claims mav be vastly richer than is now
supposed. As they have been in the hands
of the public administrators of the various
counties, it will depend very much upon the
way in which they have been handled as to
how much their sale will prodnce, but it is
estimated at 5200,000.
Singular as it may seem, Miss Tobin has
not forgotten her old lover, Tinie McMahon,
and she savs if it takes half her fortune she
will seek ''My Tinie, and then live happy
the remainder of my days,"
Ho and His Friends Nearly Elected to Of
fices They Do Not Seek.
Paris, April 28. In the municipal elec
tions at Saint Ouen to-day General Bou
langer, M. Deroulede and Senator Naquet,
although not standing as candidates, almost
defeated the candidates of the Radicals.
General Boulanger's friends gave a
banquet to-day in honor of his birthday.
A letter from the General was read by M.
The General has taken a house in Port
land Place, London. He passed a very quiet
day yesterday.
Colonel Dyer, a. Republican, Elected Mayor
of the City of Guthrie.
St. Louis, April 28. The. latest from,
Oklahoma is that Colonel D. P. Dyer, of
Kansas City, a Republican in politics and
an Indian Agent under President Arthur,
has been elected Mayor of Guthrie. One of
his first acts was to give the gamblers 24
hours to leave, and the next train north took
away a good many of them.
'A. W. Herancourt, special artist for Har
per's Weekly, dropped dead in front of his
tent yesterday.
Ive Men and Three Women Arrested and
Tnken to Jail.
Confluence, Pa., April 28. A party
of men from here and Meyersdale captured
the Favette countv bandits to-dav five
nn , ih. . Tl, ,, Vn
near Markleysburg, Pa., and were heavily
armed, but no one was hurt Thev arrived
here at 8. o'clock T. M.. oa their way to
Somerset, Pa,
Canadian Authorities Kefase to Settle for
Illegally Seizing an American Vessel
They Must Apologize for
Palling Down tho Stars
nnd Stripes.
Ottawa, Ont., April 2a Captain
Allan, of Brooklyn, left for home yesterday,
having failed to obtain from the Dominion
Government any settlement of his claim for
the illegal seizure and.detention of his ship
by the Customs Collector at Shelburne in
1887. The United States Government has
made a demand upon the British Govern
ernment for compensation for the owner of
the Bridgewater for the losses sustained
by him, but Captain Allen came to Ottawa
to make a final effort for an amicable settle
ment, and the refusal of the Canadian au
thorities to treat with him will, it is be
lieved, strengthen his case in diplomatic
circles. It is claimed that there is little
doubt that the British Government will
pay Captain Allen's claims, and collect the
amount thereof from Canada, pot wishing
to add to the existing causes of ill-feeling
between Canada and the United States.
Captain Allan ba3 hitherto made no refer
ence to the most important fact in connec
tion with the seizure of his vessel. When
the Customs Collector at Shelburne ille
gally seized the Bridgewater, a regularly
registered American merchant ship, he
ordered that the United States flag which
the vessel was flying at the time should be
pulled down. The captain, it is asserted by
Captain Allan, obeyed the orders underpro
test. On the Foorth of July, while the ves
sel was under seizure, the crew hoisted the
American flag in honor of Independence
Day, bnt the cussoms officer again came on
board and had it hauled down.
By releasing the vessel unconditionally
the Canadian authorities admitted that her
seizure was illegal and unwarrantable, and
it is expected that the United States Gov
ernment will insist, not only that her owner
shall be compensated, but that an apology
shall be tendered for the insult to the. United
States flag.
Tho Latest Thing In Combines Inaugurated
at St. Louis.
St. Louis, April 28. It is about defi
nitely settled that the 11 grain elevators of
St Louis will form a trust or combine, the
idea being to put a stop to the expensive
competition which now exists. Captain D.
P. Slattery, the moving spirit in so many
successful enterprises, is authority for the
statement that the majority of the St Louis
elevators have agreed to enter the combin
ation and that the project will likely go
Realizing that competition has placed the
elevators in a line of business which is
somewbat'uncertain even-when confined to
the limits, the managers of the different
concerns have come to the conclusion that
if competition was removed and the eleva
tors assured the certainty they might make
a warehouse and the saving in many other
directions would, in the long run, make
the business' more profitable than it is now
and wholly remove the hazard to which the
business is now exposed. It is figured that
575,000 per year can be saved in switching
charges alone, while 5100,000 per year of a
reduction would be made in the expense of
operating. The size of the syndicate which
will manage the elevators will naturally be
large, for the original value of the property
is about 51,000,000.
Continued HI Health Farces the Venerable
Ohio Divine to Cease Work.
Cleveland, O., April 28. Bishop
Gregoy Thurston Bedell has finally given
up his charge at the head of the Episcopal
Church in Ohio, on acconnt of his long ill
ness. The two communications were before
the standing committee of the Episcopal
Diocese of Ohio at the meeting here yester
day. One of them, without condition, re
signs to the Bishop who will be chosen at
Toledo in May, all Episcopal authority,
jurisdiction and duty. The other contains
the resignation of Bishop Bedell as Bishop
of Ohio. It is final, and explains that the
Bishop realizes his health to be such that he
cannot continue to be Bishop in any sense
of the word. '
The standing committee agrees that the
situation must be accepted. A fitting re
ply accepting the resignation will be drawn
up". The resignation must still be assented
to by a majority of the American Bishops
at the next meeting of the College of
Bishops. The consent of the College of
Bishops will be ajnere formality.
A Dominie Reaping a Heavy Harvest for a
Little Romance.
Buffalo, N. Y., April 28. A clerical
scandal involving a Niagara love romance
is being aired in the courts. Rev. George
Tompkins went to Niagara Falls from En
gland, six years ago, and met Miss Lizzie
Redpath, a dashing girl clerk, in a cataract
curiosity store. He returned to England
with the intention of marrying her as soon
as he could get divorced from his wife. In
1885 the engagement was consummated, the
clergyman having obtained his divorce.
Their bridal trip was in Europe.
Rev. Mr. Tompkins was worth 580,000, of
which he voluntarily gave half to his new
bride. He claims that after his bride's
family squeezed his money out of him, ex
cept 49 cents, they expelled him from the
house and ill-treated him. She charges that
the dominie gave her the monev, and that
she left him because he tried to shoot her
for not giving false testimony in a church
Precipitates 75 Pleasure-Seekers Into a
Lake and Several Are Injured.
Kansas Citt, April 28. At Chelsea
Park, a summer resort across the Kansas
line, this afternoon, a bridge across an arti
ficial lake gave way and precipitated about
75 persons into seven feet of water.
Most of them scrambled out or were as
sisted to the shore more frightened than
hurt, but 15 were injured, four of them seri
ously. Their names are Mrs. J. H. Pren
dergast, Miss Mollie Parish, Samuel Lester
and Eddie Stevens.
The Greenbrier Mountains a Mass of
Furloas Flames.
Lewisbueg, W. Va., April 28. The
Greenbrier mountains, near Greenbrier,
White Snlphur Springs, are a mass of fire,
and millions of feet of valuable hard timber
have been consumed, with tens or thousands
of rails and other property. The fire is far
beyond control and must burn itself out
A Blind Factory Destroyed.
New London, April 28. A fire
morning in Bishop Bros., sash, door
Lltnl fAtmn. JaatwwMl 4liA .nliva Tilnnt
together with the lumber and coal yard
connected. A storehouse was also burned.
Loss 566,000.
Killed In a Mill.
Bitchie O. H., W. Va April 28.
Washington "Hardman was caught in the
belting of bis saw mill yesterday and
fatally crushed.
It is Once Moiayjfeosed to Make" of m
America .Would Think So, if England B
Conldn't Quite Bee it That Way. B
rj "m
And Other Sations Have More Fear of Us if ITe Only
Hadnch an Ally.
The possibility and desirability of an
Anglo-American alliance is an old topis
now being once more broached. The Sa
moan controversy has caused the agitation.
England, it is claimed, would benefit almost
if not quite as much as America by such aa
alliance. No practicable means of forming
a bond of the kind spoken of is yet sug
Washington, April 28. Since the ad
vent of the Samoan trouble, occasionally
there has been some discussion in diplo
matic circles of the possibility of an Anglo
American alliance, and more than one dis
tinguished statesman is said to take a deep
interest in the question. A gentleman of
national reputation, once a Senator and
then a Cabinet Minister, to-day gave tha
following view on the subject: "It. is not
a new question. It at least dates back as
far as the time when Lord Lyons was Great
Britain's representative in this country.
There are many reasons for such an under
standing between the two great English
nations. In the first place, there is tho
powerful motive of common interest En
glishmen own 52,500,000,000 of American
securities United States bonds and railway
bonds and shares. They own 3,000,000 acres
of land in great stock ranch companies.
Our Pacific railroads furnish them with a
route to their colonial possessions nearly
12,000 miles more direct than the water
route around Cape Horn. Any attack on
our great cities would jeopardize enormous
British commercial interests. A blockada
of American ports of three months' dura
tion would starve all England, for her main
food supply comes from us, and 200,000
souls would be out of employment if Ameri
can cotton were prevented from reaching
English factories.
"These things alone are enough to make it,
to England's interest to prevent a closa
blockade of American ports. There aro
other reasons. Under the new franchisa
bill the English voter will be on a par with
the American voter. This will be a'n addi
tional menace to 'monarchies like that of
Germany. The Western farmer could not
afford to have the English marSet for his
products cut off, and when he got to under
stand it where would the Congressman bo
who deliberately permitted this to be done.
"Suppose war should suddenly coma
upon us, say with Germany and aside from
the Samoan matter there is now a diplomatic) -question
growing up that is of the highest
national importance. I refer to the seizing
of our naturalized citizens by Germany and
drafting them into the German army.
There are four cases of this sort unsettled of
German-born citizens who left the Father
land before completing there the fnll term
of military duty required by law. They aro
now being compelled to complete their terms,
even though they were duly naturalized and
full citizens. Prince Bismarck holds that
does not release them
from their military obligations, and lately
France has taken the same ground in rela
tion to members of her reserves. Our mill
protests have been in vain, and the persons
are held for military duty. We shall hava
to take some action more positive than mera
paper protests on this matter pretty soon..
Suppose New York was blockaded by &
German fleet, and an indemnity levied on
that city. We have no fleet or other mean
of resisting their demands. Suppose En
gland, with her navy of 283 ships of war,
were to ofier ns her assistance; would wa
not either be compelled to accept it or sub
mit to the payment of such an enormous
indemnity as would be a national humilia
tion for all time. And which do you think,
the American people would preter to do? I
am amazed at the stupidity, or worse, of.
men they are mostly in the lower Housa
of Congress who owe a duty to their con
stituents and the country in furnishing
means for the construction of modern works
and high-power heavy guns, that they da
not seem to dream of. We have in all the
States fit for mjlitary duty 6,797.000 men;
but in what way could they keep ofi an iron-,
clad fleet, get arms, or how would it be pos
sible to mobilize them into effective soldiers
in time to make them available? Modern
wars take place quickly and are of short du
ration. 'It is the unexpected that happens,
said one of the greatest French statesmen ot
his time. We are the only nation that
seems to give no heed to the teachings ot
Meet In Chicago nnd Listen to Words
Wisdom From Dime. Blavatsky's
Representative Fees and
Dnes to be Abolished.
Chicago, April 28. The American
Theosophical Society began its third annual
meeting in the club rooms of the Palmer
House to-day. The morning session was
business meeting, at which few were present
except the 15 delegates. At the afternoon
session there were also a number of visitors
many of them women.
The report of ihe secretary, William Q.
Judge, of New York, said: "It has been
suggested that the dues and fees of tho
society be abolished. Madame Blavatsky
is opposed to doing this, and I do not.
recommend it The new members or fel
lows since the last meeting are 232. Local
sections number 26, of which there are two
each in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia'
and Los Angeles, three in St
Lonis, and the others distribute'
in smaller cities or towns." The repoi
Dr. A. Keightly, of London, who
present as the representative of Madan.
Blavatsky, the ruling spirit of the society,
read a communication from her chiefly de
voted to exhortation and suggestions.
The afternoon session was devoted wholly
to the reading of papers by delegates, one of
which was by Mrs. W. L. Brainerd, of Chi
cago, on "Idol Worship of the Christian
Creed." To-morrow will end the meeting;
He Refuses to Hold the Lord LlenteBaaM
ship of Ireland Any Longer.
London, April 23.-The Marquis of Lor,
donderry, in an address at a banquet at tha!
College of Physicians at Dublin, onSatur-'
day, announced his resignation of the offica.
or Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
He denied that his resignation was duo
to anything that Mr. Balfour had said. Ha.
accepted the office, he said, for two years,
and he agreed to remain a third Tr nt tb
J request of the GoyernmeHt.