Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, November 12, 1889, Image 1

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In Montreal, Caused by the Sen
timents Expressed by the
Prime Minister.
Beceives a Gigantic Impetus by Pre
mier Herder's Bemarks.
French Canadians will follow him.
Feeling Iiouk Smothered Threaten! to
Bunt Into Flame The Cheek of the
Chnrch Semored at Last Herder's As
sresslTe Attltndo Anares the Protestant
Majority Moxes Hade Acainst Him
and His Followers The Anxiety of the
Catholics to be Sheltered by the Stars
and Stripes A Plank for the Premier's
Platform That Jinny Woald be Able to
Stand On Bntterworth's Scheme Be
ceWcs a. Bis Boost.
The interview with Premier Mercier, of
Quebec, published in yesterday's Dis
patch, in which that gentleman was ont
Epoken in faTorof the annexation of Canada
with the United States, has caused a sensa
tion in Montreal. His friends there say
that if he is correctly quoted his remarks
will lead many of his party to follow in the
agitation for annexation.
rsrrcxAL telegram to the bisfatcb.1
Monteeal, November 11. A sensation
was caused in political circles to-day by the
dispatch from Baltimore stating that
Premier Mercier, the head of the Quebec
Government, had declared that the French
Canadians were in favor of annexation to
the United States. Some express disbelief
in the report, as it was not believed that Mei
cier would come out so boldly, at the present
juncture, in favor of annexation.
The news is creatine; a great deal of talk
among the Canadian Catholics to-night.
Opinion is varied, but the general feeling is
that if Mercier has declared in favor of an
nexation it will give
to the movement. Mercier is the controlling
spirit of the Nationalist Government in
Quebec, and by his action in restoring a
large sum to the religious authorities, has
become the virtual leader of the Canadian
There has for some years been a latent feel
ing among the French-Canadians in favor of
a union with the United States, but this feel
ing has been rather checked by the Church,
which has inspired the people with the hope
cf extending the French-Canadian race, and
building up a distinct nationality on jb.e
continent. Mercier's Government was elect
ed on this platform, and in his native prov
ince he has more than once expressed him
self in favor of such a policy.
But Mercier's aggressive attitude has had
the effect of assuring the English and
Protestant majority, which is now arrayed
against him, and a movement is under way
to deprive he Province of Quebec of many
of its ancient privileges. In fact, one of the
leading English statesmen of the country
has publicly expressed his intention of mov
ing before the Dominion Parliament, which
meets in January, the abolition ot the dual
language system, which allows both the
French and English to be recognized as
official languages.
"What is causing most alarm among Can
adian Catholics is the determination of the
majority to abolish the Roman Catholic
separate school system, the tithe system, by
which the Church in Canada is supported,
and other institutions naturally dear to the
against the Catholics in these respects has
had the effect of arousing their attention to
annexation as a not very remote possibility.
The feeling among Catholics is that if
they are to be restricted in any way in their
liberty, it will be preferable to transfer
their allegiance from the British flag to the
Stars and Stripes, under whose ample folds
they will have the same unlimited oppor
tunities of expansion as their co-religionists
in the States. Only a few days agc-a lead
ing French Canadian member of Parliament
said that if the present anti-Catholic agita
tion continued the Catholics would range
themselves under the Stars and Stripes.
Coming at this time, therefore, the Que
bec Premier's declaration at Baltimore in
favor of annexation is regarded as most -important,
as if he makes that a plank in his
platform, a vast number of his countrymen
are likely to follow his lead.
Widespread Failures of Chinese Merchants
Causing; a Panic.
San Fbancisco, November 1L Eecent
widespread failures in the tea trade in China
have had a curious effect on the ruined mer
chants, and their troubles increase as the
season draws to a close. Papers which ar
rived by the steamer Oceanic to-day state
that during the first week in October five of
these bankrupt men have taken relnge in
theKuchau Monastery, with the intention
of remaining there, in preference to return
ing to the country to meet their creditors.
These men are reported to have possessed
considerable property in houses and paddy
fields at the commencement or the season, as
well as many thousand dollars in coin, bat
all, and more than all, has been lost in the
disastrous times that they have lately passed
Another case is reported of Ying Pin, a
man parting with the last package of tea
-which cost him $52 for 522 50, and then com
mitted suicide the same night by swallow
ing opium. Many tea men have disap
peared altogether, leaving their last crop of
teas unrealized on in the hands of Hong
Kong men, fearing to face the end. Such a
disastrous end to the tea season has never
been known before since the trade was estab
lished. HI Antbority St Cascaded.
Vienna, November 11. It is stated
that as a result ot the recent conferences
Austria and the Porte will not regard Prince
Pcrdinand as ruler of Bulgaria.
John Sherman Says It Will llnnnt Congress
This Winter Harrison Tells Him So
The Great Flnanclor Quito
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Washington, November 11. "I have
just returned from an interview with the
President, in which the silver question was
discussed at considerable length," said
Senator Sherman this afternoon. "I am
not at liberty, of course, to report the details
of the discussion; but I think it is pretty
well settled that the next Congress will be
compelled to legislate further in the interest
of silver. I am not now prepared to state
what will be the full nature of the legisla
tion. "It is a very important matter, one in
which politics Idoes not enter, or at least
should not enter, as it is a -matter of finance
in the interest of all classes of people, rich
and poor. My opinion is that, whatever is
done, nothing can be accomplished under
two years at least, because hasty legislation
in such an important matter might prove
ruinous to the country.
"While I have decided views as to what
should be done, I do not at this time care to
elaborate them, as the matter is sure to come
up in Congress, and I may desire to change
my mind after a full discussion of the ques
tion." Senator Sherman was asked to give his
opinion of the recent election in the Buck
eye State. He said: "I do not want to be
interviewed on that subject at all. "We
were defeated, as everybody knows, but the
Bepublican party has been defeated in Ohio
before, with the result of doing it good."
"Who do you expect will be your col
league in the next Congress?"
"My next colleague will be the Democrat
who will put up the most money to be
United States Senator. I don't think there
will be any open bribery, however, because
public sentiment is against it." Further
than this Senator Sherman would not ex
press himself on the subject of Ohio pol
Mrs. Cope's Relations Ask Thnt She be De
clared of Unsound Wind Their Peti
tion as Yet Unacted Upon
Called a Bather Extra
ordinary Affair.
rerrciAL txlxqbah to tub dispatch.1
Philadelphia, November 11. A peti
tion signed by Emma D. Coolidge and
Porter F. Cope was presented to Judge
Hare in the Court of Quarter Sessions this
morning, setting out that Josephine P. Cope
is a resident of the city of Philadelphia, and
is the widow of Caleb Cope and the mother
of Porter F. Cope and sister of Emma P.
Coolidge; that the said Josephine P. Cope
is possessed of a large estate which she is
squandering and giving away to strangers
in a reckless and wasteful manner; that
within the past two years she has indulged
in such imprudent excesses of conduct
with regard to her person and health
that she has become greatly enfeebled and
prostrated in body, and is in urgent
need ot proper nursing and medical care,
and has become, and is now, of unsound
mind and incapable of taking care of her
self, and is in immediate danger of doing her-
seirgreat bodily barm and aggravating her
already impaired mental condition. The
petitioners, therefore, -cray tfjat she be
placed under such restraint and committed
to the custody of such person or persons as
to the court shall seem meet and proper,
and that such further order shall be made
in the premises as may be necessary.
This petition still remains in the hands
of the court, and the judge has not yet per
mitted it to be filed. He will probably de
cide to-morrow what action he will take in
the matter. The presentation of the peti
tion to the court was done withont notice to
counsel for Mrs. Cope, and when it was
shown to him, Mr. White pronounced it the
most extraordinary application he had ever
seen. Counsel for Mrs. Coolidge ana Por
ter Cppe stated that the application was for
the appointment of a commission in lunacy.
The counsel said his sole object was to the
end that Mrs. Cope should have proper
medical attention, and that the propertv of
his client. Porter Cope, should be protected
from her wastefulness.
The Escaped Convict Mansfield Captnred
and Carried to BnOalo.
Buffalo, November 11. Kichard M.
Mansfield alias Robert Hamilton was ar
rested near Bradford, Pa., on Saturdav
evening, lor stealing a horse and buggv,
from this'city, and was brought back here
yesterday. By his , arrest an interesting
story is brought to light For some time
Mansfield has been employed in the New
York Central railroad office here nnder the
name of Hamilton. "When the horse and
rig were stolen, suspicion fell upon him and
detectives were engaged on the case. In
quiry into the man's antecedents reveals
the fact that he is the convict Mansfield,
who, with a man named H. A. Smith, es
caped from jail at Cleveland, Ohio, on July
20. Mansfield was confined there for horse
stealing.JOn that occasion the Sheriffand his
deputies started in pursuit and. before dsr.
light, overtook the tugitives in a carriage,
and attempted to arrest them. A terrific
fight took place in which several volleys
were fired, and one of the deputy sheriffs
was fatally wounded. The Sheriffs posse
retired with their wounded man, but soon
after set out again in pursuit of the fugi
tives. Smith was caught a few weeks later
in Michigan but Mansfield was not heard of
until Saturday. He is locked up at poliee
headquarters awaiting examination.
Sltnntion of the Southwestern Pennsylranla
Producers Tiovr.
New Yobk, November 11. Members of
the Oil Producers' Association say that if the
Elkins syndicate has turned over all its
properties to the Standard Oil Company, the
construction of the proposed new pipe line
is necessary to the association's existence, as
otherwise the owners of the wells in the
Southwestern Pennsylvania oil fields would
De at me mercy oi me otanaara uu Com
pany, which could make the rate for trans
portation so high as to compel the indi
vidual owners of the wells to sell out.
Even if local pipe lines were made from
the wells to Pittsbure, it is believed that
favorable terms could not be secured Irom
the Pennsylvania Bailroad which would
enable the producers to compete with the
The Governor of a Mexican State Fatally
Stabbed by a Lunatic.
Cirr op Mexico, November U. Gen
eral Corona, ex-Minister to Spain and Gov
ernor of the State of Jalisco, while on his
way to the theater in Gaudalajara yesterday
afternoon, was stabbed four times by a mad
man, and died at 3 o'clock this morning.
The wife of the General, who was with him
at the time, also received a stab wound
which is, however, not dangerous. Mrs!
Corona is an American.
The assassin immediately killed himself.
He was a lunatic who had just been dis
charged from the police force.
General Boynton Says He Was Slanshtercd
by Saloon Keepers and Prohibitionists
The Tanner Episode Not In It nt
All Harrison Not to Blame.
"Washington, November 11. General
H. V. Boynton, the well-known "Washing
ton correspondent of the Cincinnati Com
mcrciaUGazette, returned from Ohio to-day,
and was, of course, besieged with inquiries
as to what, in the opinion of so shrewd and
impartial an observer as himself, was the
cause of the Foraker slump. To the many
qncstions the General replied in effect as
Opposition to the administration, antipathy
to the President, did not enter, to any appreci
able decree, Into the campaign in Ohio. Dur
ing my absence from this city I did not hear
anyone even intimate that discontent with the
powers that govern the land had anything to
do with the fight I conversed with a large
number of gentlemen who had been busily en
gaged in canvassing the State. They explained
the situation thoroughly, and, I have no doubt,
truthfully to me, and they were all most em
phatic in stating that opposition to President
Harrison cut no figuro in the struggle.
"Did the soldiers upset Foraker?" was
"No," replied the General, with empha
sis. "The Tanner business was of little or
no consequence. I met a great many sol
diers in Ohio, and was with a party of them
all the time I was away, but Tanner's name
was only mentioned once in my hearing,
and then by a mutual friend who wanted to
know how the ex-Commissioner was. Every
body seemed to have a good word for Com
missioner Baum; those who spoke of his ap
pointment said it was the best that could
possibly have been made."
"Who were the wreckers?"
"The saloon element did the work. The
saloon crowd and their partners th'e Pro
hibitionists. I class both of them together,
because they work as one; everything the
Prohibitionists do is of material advantage
to the liquor men, and to them only. Some
of the labor was by Bepublicans who dis
liked Foraker, and they were numerous.
They have hated him ever since the Chicago
Convention; they were displeased at some
of his appointments and hurt by some of
his removals. A great many were opposed
to Foraker's candidacy for a'third term.
"The situation in Ohio is rather peculiar
now," concluded the General. "When I
left the State it was understood that we had
elected all of the State ticket with the ex
ception of the Governor. This, if true, will
give the Senate a Bepublican presiding
officer in the person of the Lieutenant Gov
ernor. The Democratic majority in that
body will be only one, so you can readily
see the repressive influence which a Bepub
lican presiding officer can exercise over pro
posed Democratic legislation."
New York Workingmen Opposed to the
Abolition of Street Mnsle A Moro on
Foot to Hnvo Musicians Unite
In a Protest Asninst
New York, November 11. It has been
said that the passage of the ordinance pro
hibiting street music was due to the efforts
of the trades unions of the city. That per
sons representing, or professing to represent
the musical unions of the city, did urge the
passage of the ordinance is true, doubtless,
but that they were representatives of trades
unions generally, or that trades unionists of
the city as a body approve-of-the ordinance,
is untrue. The prohibition of the hand
organs and street bands simply adds so
many more to the unemployed mass, from
which comes the constant pressure toward
lowering the wages for workingmen in or
ganized industries.
"It is all bosh," said a leading trades
unionist to a DlSPATCn reporter, to-day,
"this talk of street music having been
abolished because the unions were opposed
to it Why in creation should trades union
men or workingmen, generally, be opposed
to the music? If any one class got more
benefit than another from the street bands,
it was the workingmen and their families.
The bands played mostly in the districts
where workingmen live, which is proof
enough, by the way, that the workingmen
were not opposed to them, and it was work
ingmen's wives that came to the windows to
listen to them, and workingmen's children
that used to dsccc to their music."
It is said that there is a movement on foot
for some organized expression by the pro
fessional musicians of the city of their feel
ing against the action of the "aldermen and
the Mayor in suppressing the nearest ap
proach to "music for the masses" that there
is in New YorE, barring a little in the parks
in the summer. The persecution set on foot
by the aldermen bears even harder upon the
poor street players than was at first expect
ed. It was supposed that a large proportion
of them would manage to get along some
how by going to Brooklyn. Jersey City and
other nearby towns to play. Many tried it
for the first few days after the ordinance
went into effect, but almost without excep
tion they came back disheartened and with
only a lew cents in their pockets.
The members of these bands rarely made
much over SI a day? even in the best of
times, and with families on their hands
little or nothing could be laid by.
A Missing Preacher Whose Friends Think
They Will Find Him.
New Yoke, November 11. The Bev.
Charles Hudson Smith, the missing pastor
of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, of
Dorchester, Mass., is believed to be in this
city. He sent a dispatch to his brother-in-law,
the Bev. F. Campbell, of Boxbury,
Saturday, saying: "I am here. Wait let
ter." Mr. Campbell hurried to New York
at once, and hunted for the missing man.
He returned to Boston, but found no letter
from Mr. Smith. This morning the refer
ence to a letter was explained by the arrival
in Boston of Mr. Smith's derby hat, over
coat, suit of clothes complete, gold watch,
and 80 cents in money. These had been
found in the stateroom of the steamboat
Puritan, of the Fall Kiver Line, for Bos
ton, on her arrival at Fall River, Sunday
morning. They lay neatly folded on the
lower berth, and on them was his ticket and
a letter addressed to Mr. Campbell.
The first impression was that Mr. Smith
had jumped overboard on Saturday night
His relatives, however, are loth to give up
President Harrison Signs the Proclamation
Making; Washington a State.
Washington, November 11. Secretary
Blaine to-day telegraphed the Territorial
and State Governor or Washington that the
President signed the proclamation declar
ing the Territory to be a State in the Union
at 6 o'clock and 27 minutes this afternoon.
The proclamation, alter reoiting the pro
visions of the act creating the new State,
and the result of the election to ratify the
Constitution, goes on to state:
L Benjamin Harrison. President of the United
States of America, do, in accordance with the
provisions of the act of Coneress aforesaid, de
clare and proclaim tho fact that the conditions
imposed by Congress on the Statcof Washing
ton to entitle that State to admission to tbe
Union, have been ratified and accepted, and
that the admission of the said State Into the
Union is now complete. In testimony thereof,
I bare hereunto set my band and' caused the
seal of tbe United States to be affixed.
I"" -" '
Plentiful Enough in Testimony
Brought Oat in the Gronin Case.
Knowingly Alluded to by Beggs
Speaking of the Murder.
And "a Strugs Message Eecelrea Telling Where His
Watch May be Found.
Testimony damaging to Beggs, Kunze and
Burke was brought out in the Cronin trial
yesterday Kunze is proven .to have sailed
under a false name. A tinsmith identified
a mysterious tin box which Burke brought
to him to solder. A strange message that
may have an important bearing on the case
was found at a Wisconsin hotel
Chicago, November 11. Miss Alice
.Johnson, an attendant in Belfield's office,
was the first witness called in the Cronin
case this morning. She testified to having
seen Captain Schaak come into the doctor s
office some time in May last and lay a pack
age on Dr. Belfield's desk. No one touched
the package until Dr: Belfield came in and
took possession of it The contents of the
package were, though not brought out by
Miss Johnson's testimony, the samples of
cotton, blood-stained chips and hair. The
'witness was not impeached' on the cross-examination.
Henry Buchbolz, a saloon keeper at 2806
'Cottage Grove avenue, was the next wit
ness. He knew John Kunxe. Kunze
boarded at his place from April 14 up to the
time of his arrest While at his place
Kunze was known as John Kaiser. The de
fense objected to Buchholz'a evidence be
cause his name was not given them until,
this morning. The court overruled the ob
jection, but permitted the defense to post
pone their cross-examination.
Charles Herkimer, a tailor, also testified
that be knew Kunze under the name of
Kaiser. Joseph Peotowski, a brewer, was
another witness. He knew Kunze last
April as Kaiser. John P. Dunn, a plumber,
testified that in the early part ot April he
saw Kunze and Coughlin in Cameron's
saloon, on Lincoln avenue. Kunze called
the witness up and introduced Coughlin as
a good friend of his, adding that Coughlin
would do anything lor mm (iumzej that ne
Saloonkeeper Frank S. Washburn testi
fied that Kunze and O'Snllivan were in his
saloou between the 12th and 20th of April,
and Kunze said he was going to bny a horse
from O'Sullivan and pretend to pay a big
price for it so as to get some spending money
from his guardian.
Gus Klahre, the tiuner, testified that on
the Monday morning after tbe murder
Burke came to the shop where he worked
and had a galvanized iron box soldered; it
was about 14 by 26 inches.
The witness continued: "We got to talk
ing about this case here, as I read it in the
paper Sunday morning, and he said that
Dr. Cronin was a British spy. and ought to
be killed." v
Before soldering the box he had to scrape
the lid to remove sand from it He tried .to
cut threbrd; but SBurketooif Bid of rETT'
arm and said: "For God's sake, 'don t cut
it" Witness states that when Burke was
bronght back from Winnipeg he visited the
jail for the purpose of identilying him, and
that the prisoner muttered something offen
sive, as if he meant him. Klahre's story
was not shaken on cross-examination. He
was certain of the identity of the box.
While he was testifying Burke laughed de
risively at him.
Michael Walsh, a gasfitter, testified that
he was nt one time a member of Camp 20, of
the Clan-na-Gael. In the latter part of
April the. witness was at work in Joliet
While there, about May 9, he saw Martin
until both returned to Chicago, May 18.
Burke worked one day while there, for
which he was paid $1 60. The witness saw
BurKe receive a letter. The State's Attor
ney endeavored, but without success, to
elicit the statement from Walsh that this
letter contained a money order. The wish
of the State's Attorney, he explained, was
to show that Bnrke was without money of
his own, but that shortly afterward he was
in "Winnipeg with plenty of money, with a
ticket for Europe, and with able counsel to
fight his extradition.
Joseph O'Byrne, Senior Guardian of a
Cronin Camp ot the Clan-na-Gael, was then
recalled. He said that on the Tuesday fol
lowing Dr. Cronin's disappearance he and
Maurice Morris met John F. Beggs, one of
the prisoners at the bar, and had a talk with
him. The examination proceeded as fol
Will you state to tho jury what that conversa
tion was, how it began, and all about it 7
Well, I asked John F. Beggs what wo wore
going to do with reference to the disappear
ance of Br. Cronin. I told him I thought it was
time that be shonld call a council together to
see if we could not do something. These were
the exact words. Well, he said he thought that
the doctor would turn up all right; that there
was plenty of time to do the work. That was
about tho conversation.
Then what was said bv you t
Morris made some reply that he thought Dr.
Cronin was dead, and John F. Bezcs turned
around and said to him that be didn't know
what he wa3 talking about; that he didn't be
long to the inner circle, and that we knew what
we were talking about
Who did he refer to as "we T"
Well, that is a matter that I cannot under
stand. Dennis ward came np at that time,
and he stated that he thought the fellow would
come out ail right; that he had run away with
some woman.
Dr. John F. Williams was tbe next witness.
Hetestihed that he had been called to attend
Patrick O'Sullivan at various times during
two or three years until a jear ago. Maurice
was called and testified that shortly after the
disappearanoe of Dr. Cronin he was talking
with Dennis Ward in the presence of defend
ant Beggs about tbe case. Bald be: "Mr.
Ward and I were talking about the disappear
ance of Dr. Cronin, and Ward made use ot tbe
remark, that the fellow had cone oil on a spree
with a woman, and will turn up all right' I
pot mad at bis speaking so disrespectfully of
tbe doctor, and said somewhat emphatically:
"ne was murucrcu, am vj peopiein mis city.
Beggs said: "You are not posted. We aro
In tbe inner circle and know what we are talk
ing about"
Did you know anything about an inner
clrclfi 1"
1 have beard a good deal of it I have heard
John Devoy speak ot lr.
What havo you heard referred to as tbe
Inner Circle?
I mean that the L M. B., before they nnited
with tbe O. B., belonged to the Inner Circle.
At this point a long wrangle ensned over the
admissibility of tbe evidence. It had been
drawn out lareeiy on cross-examination by Mr.
Foster, counsel for Beggs,-who was willing that
it shonld remain in the record; bat Mr. For
rest, representing the other defendants, ob
jected to it as hearsay and inadmissible. The
Court finally decided to hold the matter under
Michael Gilbert, sewer cleaner, was tbe next
witness. He described in detail the finding of
Dr. Cronin's clothes, his hoi of splints and his
medical case, while cleaning a sewer in Lake
Mew on Fiidaylast, The articles mentioned
were then bronght into court and the witness
identified them as tbe ones found by him and
his assistants.
aioKRis' TESimomr stbickbh out.
At this point Judge .McConnell decided that
the testimony of Maurice Morris, about the
NOVEMBER i2, 1889.
Inner Circle, be stricken outso far as it applies
to any of the defendants, except Begzs. Mr.
Foster, counsel for Beggs, wanted It under
stood that if this evidence were allowedto
stand as to bis client he would ask the privil
ege of Introducing evidence to show that there
is no such thing as an 'Inner circle."
Police Captain Schuettler testified that he
took possession of the clothes after the Chief
of Police had examined them, and had re
tained possession of them since that time, and
until they were brought to the State's At
torney's office for production in court
Mrs. Conkllng, at whose house Br. Cronin
lived, was called, and identified the clothes as
those worn by Dr. Cronin on the night when he
left her house for the last time. She also
identified the other articles, including the box
of splints and the case of surgical instruments,
as having been taken by Dr. Cronin on that oc
casion. The articles were then put In evidence.
The court then adjourned till to-morrow.
A telegram from Milwaukee states that
the following was found written on the wall
at the Central Hotel in Bipon, Wis., on
Sunday morning:
P. H. Cronin, M.D.:
His watch will be found at 371 Bouth Clark
street, third floor, room No. 11.
A stranger who did not register was at
the hotel Saturday, leaving on the evening
train, and the landlord thinks the writing
was done by this man. Inquiry elicited the
fact the Chicago address given is that of a
Hebrew pawnshop in a squalid quarter.
The rooms of the building are furnished
and rented to tenants. The other occupants
of the building Bay Boom 11 has been occu
pied by two rajterious men, of whom they
know nothing. The information was com
municated to State's Attorney Longenecker
in the courtroom, and detectives were dis
patched to mako a thorough investigation of
the tenants of the building. '
Counsel In tbe Cronin Case Call Each
Other Liars.
Chicago, November lL Along wrangle
took place between counsel after the Cronin
trial adjourned, as to the disposition of the
articles submitted in evidence. Mr. Forrest
insisted strongly that they should be'loft in
the hands of some officer whose interests
and inclinations were not inimical to the
interests of the defense. In short, as he
frankly stated, some officer or person other
than Police Captain Schuettler. The dis
cussion was confined virtually to Mr. For
rest and Mr. Hynes.
During the progress of the wordy war
Hynes called Forrest a liar and a jury
briber. The situation was becoming de
cidedly interesting and the lawyers very
much infuriated when Judge McConnell
interfered and stopped the quarrel.
Prisoners Who Will Swear Bartto Made
Sensational Statements to Them.
Chicago, November 11. The Winnipeg
contingent of officers and prisoners, who are
to turn a broadside upon Burke, will arrive
here to-night It is said Chief McEae is not
in the party. The principal witnesses are
two prisoners who will swear that Burke
made sensational statements to them while
he was in jail at Winnipeg,
The Ami-Combination Law of Missouri Will
be Strictly Enforced.
St. Louis, November 11. There is just
now a great deal of uneasiness among the
officials of corporations, the stock of which
has been merged into trust organizations, or
which have become bound by pool or other
combination agreements, in reference to the
enforcement of the anti-trust law passed at
the recent session of the State Legislature.
The enforcement of the law is -placed in the
bands of the prosecuting attorneys and the
Attorney General. The Secretary of State
is required to address all corporations incor
porated under the laws of Missouri, and is
directed to revoke the charters of those fail
ing to make reply under oath, after a given
time, to his inquiries.
To-day tbe Secretary of State issued an
ultimatum to all corporations, requesting
them to comply with the law on or before
November 14, or their charters, would be
A Connecticut Girl Becomes the Bride of an
Edacated Colestlal,
Habtford, Cokn., November lL Jang
Landsing, a native of China residing in
Cleveland, was married this afternoon to
Miss Nellie H. Sparks, daughterjof Mr. G.
W. Sparks, of Vernon, Conn. The ceremony
was performed at the residence of the bride
by the Bev. Joseph H. Twitchell, of Hart
lord. The Hon.Yung Wing was among the
guests. The groom came to this country in
1876 to the Chinese Government School in
this city. After the recall of the mission he
remained in the service of the Chinese Gov
ernment as lieutenant in the navy.
He returned to this country, and was
graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic
Institute in 1887. Since then he has been
employed bv the Pratt & Whitney Com
pany, of Hartford. He has recently ac
cepted a place with the Brush Electric
Light Company, of Cleveland.
Brothcrs-In-Lnw Ensjaco In a Bloody Duel
and One is Fatally Stabbed.
BlooSiington, III., November 11.
Last evening at 6:30 o'clock there was fought
a fearful duel with pocket knives between
Charles Bolton and Alexander Kerr, two
farmers of South Downs, this connty. The
men are brothers-in-law and have been at
enmity for some time because of a finanoial
dispute. The quarrel was renewed last
night and both men drew knives and began
to slash each other.
Kerr was badly cnt about the abdomen.
Bolton walked away leaving Kerr in the
road, where he was found and taken to a
farmhouse. His injuries are undonbtedly
All tbe Best of the Ohio Eepubllcan Ticket
Columbus, November 11. The official
returns irom 60 counties, received at the
Secretary of State's office, and the other 28
on telegrams from the officials of the counties,
indicate that that the' plurality of Lampson,
Bepublican for Lientenant Governor, will
be 131.
These figures will not vary much from the
final result The Bepublicans elect all the
State ticket, except Governor.
Ho Issues Another Manifesto Addressed to
tbe People of France.
LoNDON.Novemberll. General Boulan
ger has issued from the Isle of Jersey a fresh
manifesto to the people of France. In it
he declares that revision has only been post
poned, and that the revision was never
more certain of ultimate accomplishment.
An Upholstery Firm Asslsas.
Philadelphia, November 11. The
upholstery firm of Dell and Joseph O.
Noblit has assigned. The liabilities are
thought to be between $100,000 and $200,
000. .The stock on hand is valued at more
than the amount of liabilities.
Cardinal Gibbons, in a Powerful
Speech, Urges Ihe Necessity for
Delegates Warmly Welcomed to Baltimore
and the Congress Organized.
And Sajj Catholics Art Proscribed Became of Their
Boligious Views,
Eloquent addresses were delivered to the
delegates to the Catholic Congress at Balti
more yesterday by Cardinal Gibbons, Dan
iel Dougherty and others. Ex-Governor
Carroll, of Maryland, was chosen Chairman
of the organization.
Baltimobe, November 11. Two re
markable utterances, each by a remarkable
man, thrilled above all other words the
magnificent concourse of the Catholic lay
men of America assembled here to-day. It
was the first session of the first Catholic lay
congress on the soil of the United States;
and more unlike appearing men than the
two leading speakers conld probably no
where be found.
The pair were Daniel Dougherty, of New
York, ahd the Cardinal Archbishop of Bal
timore. Cardinal Gibbons' address was in
the nature of an informal incident of the
proceedings, yet its importance and signifi
cance was manifest to every listener. Stand
ing in his shining robes of offices before the
congress, his frail figure was lost sight of in
gazipg at his almost inspired-looking face.
Beginning in a manner thoroughly offhand,
he proceeded to speak as follows: '
the lesson op toe congress.
Gentlemen In the midst of such an array
of eloquence I am sorry to interrupt tbe pro.
ceedlngs even for a single moment but in my
own name and in the name of the Catholic
clergy and laity of the archdiocese of Balti
moreand I may venture to add also in the
name of tbe entire community, without regard
to faith or creed I tender to you all a most
cordial welcome to the city of Baltimore.
Although the time Is short I hone that this
congress win not be held in vain. It will teach
us many lessons. It will be ot service to all ot
us as a school of Information, and prepare us
for holding a. more elaborate convention at
some future day. Applause. And, gentle
men, it serves another good purpose. It em
phasizes and vindicates tbe important fact
that the laity have the right and have also the
duty, of co-operatine with the clergy In every
measure, affectinjr the interests of society, of
the country, and the cburcb at large. And for
my part I must say that I have bad for a long
time at heart a desire to see the laity and the
clergy come more closely together. Ap
I think that in some respects they havo been
too far and too wide apart, and if the clergy
are, as they always will be, the divinely con
stituted organization for preaching the word of
God to the faithful the organs of faith and
morals then on their part the clergy have
very much to learn from tbe laity, from the
wisdom and discussion, from the experience
and above all, from the worldly knowledge of
the Catholic laity of this country. Applause.
And it seems to me that there Is no country on
the face of the earth where tbe clergy and
laity should be more united and should more
correspond and. cooperate with one another
than In tbese United States.
In union their Is strength in physical order
and in the social and in,tbe moral. Y
A drop qf water is powerless by itself, but let
those drops of water be multiplied a million
fold and they became the vast and mighty Mis
sissippi, bearing upon its bosom tbe treasures
of the prairies of the West. A single thread is
very weak indeed in Itself, but let many threads
be joined together and they become a power
ful cable, capable of sustaining tho strongest
vessels. In like manner; gentlemen, by your
co-oneratinsr union, bv tout organization, toii
will become
in this country, you will.tecomefa great power.a
great vital force ana, thanks be to God, you will
become a power, not unto destruction but unto
edification. Applause. You will become a
strong power; not like Samson, to pull down
the walls of ourpolitical ConstitutIon,buttosus
tain and to uphold and to build them up.
Gentlemen, once more I bid you a hearty
welcome, and I pray to Almighty God. the
source of all light that your deliberations may
be marked by that liberty and Independence
which characterizes freemen; that your delib
erations may be all marked by tbe wisdom and
discretion and political Knoweledge so charac
teristic of the Catholic community In these
United States.
In almost startling contrast with the deli
cate physical appearance of the Cardinal
was the athletic, plainly attired but no less
polished Dougherty. He preceded his
speech with interesting details of the work
of organizing the congress. His speech
was an able one, dwelling on the growth
and influence of the Church, reciting the
practiced against Catholics at various times
iu the world's history, and the noble work
of the early priests in America. Tonching
on political subjects, he asserted that Cath
olics had been proscribed at the ballot box
in the-United States and that the highest
honors were denied to those of this creed be
cause of a prejudice that has all the force ot
a constitutional enactment
Preceding these addresses the 1,200 dele
gates had been called to order and formally
organized. Ex-Governor John Lee CarroU,
was chosen Chairman. Committees were ap
pointed and Mr. Carroll welcomed the dele
gates to Maryland.
The regular work of the congress began
bv the reading of the first paper, "Catholic
Congresses," by the historian, John Gil
mary Shea, of New YorK. Mr. Shea's in
firmities prevented his reading being heard
by the delegates, and no discussion of the
paper was possible.
The neit paper was one by Major Henry
I". Brownson, of Detroit, "Lay Action in
the Chnrch." Next Charles J, Bonaparte
eloquently discussed "The Independence of
the Holy See." In the course of his re
marks he said:
Catholics do less than their duty if they fall
to say, and to say so loudly and plainly, that no
one can even pretend to mistake their meaning
that the Holy See has been and is gravely
wronged; that against this wrong they temper
ately and firmly protest and will protest as
long as it remains' nnricbted: that while the
freedom of the Holy See Is in jeopardy the
Church is not at peace; and that the Sovereign
Pontiff, in vindicating this freedom, not as a
privilege to be given or withheld by any earthly
power, Tut as an inalienable richt embraced in
his dinne commission, has, and ever will have,
tbo unwavering support of all his spiritual
children. And for the Catholics of America I
say this now and here.
In the course of Mr. Bonaparte's address
great cheering was elicited by the declara
tion: "Whether the Pope be an exile or a
captive, a subject he cannot be."
The congress then adjonrned until to
Crowds of Visitors Throng the Convention
Hall Brilliant Illuminations and
BeantUnl Decorations Objects
of tbe Congress.
Baltimobe, November H. To-night a
great reception, tendered to the visiting
prelates and other distinguished persons,
was in progress in the hall occupied by the
congress to-day. The city was beautifully
illuminated during the reception, particu
larly Cardinal Gibbons' residence and the
homes of Catholic laity on every quarter.
The cathedral seemed outside a blase of
eleekie lights, while the interior was di-
ti .
ant with Ml Jintrn nm Tfimr Tn rrownvfjo
-jr 7 n
beacon fires were lighted on the eminenc:
in me ouuytng districts so that it migns oc
almost fancied that the glare met in the
heavens over the citw
An immense crowd thronged the reception
hall. A speech was being delivered by
Congressman Boberts when two Indians
stepped forward and silently kissed the
Archepiscopal ring on the hand of Cardinal
Gibbons. The Inditns were both Catholics
Chief Joseph, of the Plat Heads, of Mon
tana, and Chief White Bird, of the Sioux,
of Dakota. They were given seats of honor,
close beside the Cardinal. Archbishop
Elder replied to the address of welcome.
The most extraordinary scene of the even
ing came at the conclusion ot the reception
when the prelates headed by the Cardinal
made the circuit of tbe hall shaking hands
with the people right and left in the narrow
passage cleared for them by stalwart arms.
The display of enthusiastic devotion by the
crowds was probably never equaled in this
While all this was going on, the incoming
trains were bringing hundreds of additional
visitors to the city for the torchlight parade
of to-morrow nieht At the hotels rooms
were not to be had for love or money. A
notable event was also in progress at Loyola
College. It was the formation of a
National Alumni Association from all the
Jesuit Colleges in the United States.
The resolutions which the committee of
the Congress of Laymen approved late to
night, to be submitted to the convention to
morrow, are understood to be strictly "con
fined to topics pertinent to the announced
objects of the congress, as follows:
Devotion of Catholics to the Constitution
and laws of the land; necessity of the lnde
penaence oi toe juoiy see: uamoiic education
for Catholics Christian schools for a Christian
people; duty of supporting Catholic journals
and encouraging in every way the wider diffu
sion of Catholic literature: rights of Catholics
to liberty of conscience and freedom of relig
ious worship in the army and navy and In all
public ana quasi-public institutions; the
wisdom of encouraging emigration to tbe
land and the settlement by Catholics
in proximity to churches and school or to settle
in sufficient numbers together so as to provide
tbe one and the other: importance of Catholic
societies beinz organized on a religious and
not on a race or national basis; sympathy with
the cause of temperance and decent observ
ance of Sunday; and finally the rights of labor
and duties of capital.
The committee appointed to call on Fres
dent Harrison received a reply to
night that he would receive them to-morrow-morning
at 10:45,
Tbe Proposition of Bishop Ireland for Amer
ica Arouses Considerable Interest
Why the Repablle la Liked
by the Great Chores.
Baltimobe, November 11. Bishop Ire
land's pronounced views, as enunciated in
nis sermon, to the
Catholic congress,
have aroused a de
cided interest among
non-Catholics. Once
before, during the ses
sion of the Plenary
Council, while ad
dressing a Catholio
meeting here, he inti
mated that it was the
duty of the church to
soatter,its seeds
throughout the land,
with, the ultimate
Bishop frelani.
view of bringing Catholicism into every
household; but last nigfit he said, without
reserve or equivocation, that it was the in
tention or the Church to make America
Catholic. To use hfrfown words-j '
Let re state, as I conceive it, the great work
which in God's providence the Catholics of
tbe United States are called to do within tbe
coming century. It Is twofold: To make
America, Catholic, and to solve- for the Church
universal tbe all-absorbing problem with which
the age confronts her. I doubt If ever, before
that century, the dawn of which was the glim
mer from Eastern star, there was prepared for
Catholics of any nation of tbe earth, a work so
grandly noble in its nature, and pregnant with
such mighty consequences.
The work fives tbe measure of our responsi
bility; and again, the importance of the posses
sion of America to the cause of religion can
not weU be overestimated. It Is a Providential
nation. How youthful, and yet ho w great; bow
rich in glorious promise. A hundred years eo
the States exceeded but little the third million
in population. To-day they approacn ue sixty
fifth million, and streams of Immigration from
the lands ot the earth are turned toward us.
There is manifestly much of value in our
soU and air, in onr social and political tnsUtxU
Mods, that the world's throngs are drawn to us.
Tha conntrv is one that must crowand prosper.
The influence of America is widespread
amonernations.no less in the solution of social
and political problems than tn the development
of Industry and commerce. The Church tri
umphant in America, Catholic truth will travel
on tbe wings of American influence, and with,
it encircle the universe.
There was nothing in the address that re
flected in the slightest upon any other de
nomination, and the tone throughout was
more conciliatory than otherwise; neverthe
less, coming from 'leading churchman,
and in the presence of all the dignitaries of
the Church in this country, and representa-tives-from
abroad. Bishop Ireland's utter
ances are regarded as significant, and have
caused no little comment It is very pro
bable that representatives of the Protestant
clergy will make reply.
Barnum's Former Giant Weds a Rather
6mnll Ohio Woman.
Spbinopield, O., November 11. Cap
tain M. Y. Bates, well known all over the
country as the "Kentucky Giant," and one
of the attractions once exhibited by P. T.
Barnum, was married yesterday at Troy,
near here, by Bev. John Weinhein to Hiss
A. Lavenne Weatherby, daughter of Ber.
John Weatherby. The bride is noted for
her charms of person and or manner, and is
a Christian worker and accomplished lady.
She is an excellent musician, a soprano
singer of more than local fame, and at the
time of her marriage was leader of the choir
of the First Baptist Church of Troy. She
is 30 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches in
height and weighs'about 120 pounds.
Captain Bates, the groom, is about 44,
years of age, 7 feet 8 inches in height and
weighs about 400 pounds. For a man of his
proportions he is not uncomely and is a
Christian gentleman and a fine scholar. He
is the owner of several fine farms in Medina
county, and is principally engaged in rais
ing fine stock. He .was a widower. His
former wife, a giantess, died a few years
ago. Tbe marriage has caused quite a sen-
'sation here.
He Is Opposed to Civil Service Refers, asd
Openly Says So.
Washington, November 11. Postmas
ter General Wanamaker is the latest ad
ministration official to announce himself as
opposed to civil service reform. During the
recent conference of postmasters of leading
cities. Mr. Wanamaker declared:
I am not a Mugwump, In any sense of the
word, gentlemen, out a dy ed-ln-the-wool Repub
lican, and I propose to benefit the postal service
by every means that lies In ray power. Still,
politics win have no effect in determining my
course, but I want to say to you. Democrats and
Republicans alike, that there la necessity for a
radical reform in the railway mall services.
matters not to mo If a man can talk all day
about cube and square foot, theorems, and
geometry, ana ciimatie enects in Ainca or
Asia, solons as be does not thoroughly know
tbe section of country through which bis postal
car may be running. I would soonor bave a
postal clerk who knows every nook and corner
la bis district, than seae theorist who could tell
ail about sones and geographical centers re
sets frees fete own. coatrr. aa4 I shall reeess-
nsaaioueasresssaacsswsvH sstusa
Jbsstv!9s9bs JPQ jBV"BBSKBsn0st IrV IIbSSSBBF VBSBSfSjlsSVwi
t "i' j3s9
' ABTKKTISS rear baslaessls THE SIS
' PATCH. Prosspt rotarM BsaaroaV
WANTS are always promptly mmiikil
( when advertised la THE DISPATCH.
Estate can be told .threagB adrer-
ithont Warning fo Three
a Philadelphia Factory;
I SiM-JHtra
And BUil Two Others AreSeTexrij.ifffbW.I!
Dangerously, Injured. r 71'
Flua Imiu Ma Cause of a Sionlar AeddtA'ix'il'l
tie QnaierQty. ''
Three men were instantly killed, a fourthf j
fatally injured, and two others badly ho
by an explosion in & chemical faetoryMa'fij
Philadelphia yesterday afternoon. Thoe
cause of the explosion is not understood.
Philadelphia, November 11. An ex-it
plosion of flash powder occurred this after-?'-;?
noon in the basement of the chemical manu-S
facturing establishment of Wiley &WalX
..m, . -.,w,u. MCVUlUt BUCCt, fcllllH U1X6BM
men ana latauy injuring a fourth. Thas
killed arer r-V
JOSEPH WILEY. S3 years ld, 723 North!
Twenty-sixth street, senior member otjfthof
BUDOLPH LIPPMAIi, 19 years oldLFlH
teenth and Taster streets, assistant intc"31
store. B
CHARLES RE1NDOLER, 29 years old,aj
Aieoanon street, foreman of the manufacture
In? denartmone. J
The injured are: v
WILLIAM KIDD, 21 years old, 621 FllbSI?
street, assistant in tbe chemical department;?
fatally cut abont the face and body. !3Er
ALVRED MOPFITT. 769 Bonth NintMrtrStS
engineer in the manufactory: badly cut abousf
the face. miM
THOMAS HASLAM, bookkeeper; cut abonttj
uio umu uj ujmg glass.
How the explosion occurred no one canjj
tell. It was a lew minutes before 4 o'clock!
when the neighborhood of Fourth, and, Arch
streets was startled bv a terrific emlo'sioSf
followed by the sound of falling glassandl
ub liuicu anu cries oi ingnieneu WomeBJl
Pedestrians stopped and wondered whersl
the noise came from, while the occapantsTofj
the buildings surrounding that of WHeyt&J
Wallace rushed pell-mell into the streets
The front windows of the chemical manual
factory crashed, and a huge voloraa.df
smoke came pouring up from the entrance!
to tbe cellar. "tSlF
As the noise of the explosion died 'awayi
uvwjwecycrui me rnemicn i maaniactorygi
jLuuuiaa xuuiiUH, rusuea out oi me aoorway
uiceuiug irom. severe cuts maue Dynyloa
glass, and ran into the drugstore at Seventh
and Arch streets. The other emnlovesba
the first floor quickly followed, and ran into!
tne street, jls soon as they recovered froaal
tneir irignt, accompanied by the poiicesaa;!
me riuneu into tne ceuar.
Moffitt, who was in the front part oritsW
cellar at the time ot the explosJod.waa
jured. Officer Murray rang for the ptret
wagon, and while awaiting iia arrival Kidd
informed the police of the three uniorHP
nate men in the rear portion of the cells?
The body of Lippman was found eruasnst
against the wall, horribly mutilMedlSi
cut A few feet away was the dead bedyoC
Beindoler, also mutilated, the skfa,brB4
oiacK ana tne canning torn jn-ahre!., 3
other-two sniortnnate menand ferjj
time it could not be found. A setvreb: 1
ever, revealed the horribly mntilated'ootysj
ui uiv juaaiuacfcorcr, tignuy weugeeir'lBrla,
barrel. The body was entirely nudeJt&a
clothing of the dead man having bee
mown completely irom his body. Juw
was found, near the center ot the cellaFalsl
was sent to the Pennsylvania Hospital
How the explosion occurred Is not faUyj
unuenwou. jut. r uey ana tne otner mwj
unfortunate men went down early iajke
aiternoon into tne enemicai department;
where the flash powder is mannfaetnrwi.'
The powder is used for taking instantaneoM
photographs, and is very explosive. An
near as can bo learned, Mr. Wiley, abeat
3:50 o'clock, approached the sink", cirryiae;
in nis nana a can oi tnepowaer. .tie De-
rn txrarin? the explosive into the sink!
which contained some water, when suddenly
a loud report rung out, which shook thqeV
uib uuuuiag sua oran au oi me gun in
uio aujoiuiag uuuuiogs. Afc is sapposeci
tnat wnen tne powaer reacnea tne water tM
friction caused the explosion.
Hon. George L. Converse Chaasplsss ' ssiltj
Caase of Sbertaan's Cslleas,
Columbus, O., November 11. Tsa
Dispatch correspondent called this eve
ing at the residence of Hon. George L. Coa
verse, to interview him on the questions
me umo ocniiwrsiup. jae sueu uanjuy
that he is not a candidate, and that his'pw
fession demanded all of his time and attss-
tion. "Whom do you favor for the .peat
tion?" asked the correspondent Mr.iCiH
verse replied that "he should not taka'asrr
part between tne gentlemen wno nave.beast
mentioned, but he could see many reasons?
for the re-election ot Senator Payne. .Thai
gentleman and his mends have bee
greatly scandalized by charges that his teat
in the United States Senate was purchased
with money. A re-election by another
Legislature would refute the charges and
leave his nme to history unstainedrby
slander, une uemocratio party or uni
has an interest in the character andgooi
name of its leading men. and Henry B.'
Payne for more than half a century has-
been recognized as one or tne Kronen
leaders of our party in this State. Th
character of the party itself is made up of
the character or its puouo men. 'j
"Besides, the Democratic partv itself t
slandered by the charge. Are-electldajtai
the Senate would be a vindication, of belH
Senator Pavne and his friends andJtM
Democratic party in that respect. I do not
forget that Senator Payne has expressed.''
inclination not to serve another termIi
he should be of that opinion one year frem
the coming winter, he conld, if he so'oV
sired, decline the office, and, the same Lefrtsv
lature wouia tnen elect nis successor. At)tj
highly probable that new and imports
publio questions will arise tor tbe conaidjes
ation ana action ot tne uemocrauo psvqr
dnring We year, wnicn mignt very proeT,
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the Present Intention la the Je
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Washinoton, November 1L AMen5f
General Miller said to the eorrespoadeatVtl
Tss Dispatch to-day that he hMf
quite concluded his examination of tfci essa
of the Jeannette glass blowers, who atVii
leeed to have been imported under ooafiiStl
but would probably give Ills opinio wfrsi
two or three aayi. -
Though the Attorney General woU
Indicate the nature of his lmnress5ons:'ft
what has been learned elsewhere it I7m
likely that he will have any opinkn visiHyi
Ginerent irom tnat oi we oeiMiter M&Ibmi
Treasury, wit whieh k ke liiiUssssiJ
agreed so far, awt !, basis
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