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EEET PlTTSBtma DISPATCH, SATrJR&AY KO VEMBEBV 23; 1889.
J, J. Ridijway Appointed Surveyor
of the Port of Philadelphia.
EUSS. HARRISOK'S MAN SNUBBED.
lie President Helps cQnay to Get Oat of a
A FACTIONAL PIGHTJiEATLI ATOIDED.
The Westers Fart or the State Hot Quite Forgotten
in the Shuffle.
. The President yesterday filled two impor
tant offices in Philadelphia by the appoint
ment of Thomas J. Powers as Naval Officer
and J. J. Eidgway Surveyor of the Port.
Mr. Ridgway's appointment was a complete
surprise, as a college chum of Russell Har
rison's -was thought to be slated for the
place. The selection, though, gives satis
faction to the politicians.
trnOV A STAFF CORKESrOKDEXT.
"Washington, November 22. Two
offices which have caused the Pennsylvania
Senators and the President probably more
trouble than any other half dozen of offices
in the Keystone State, were disposed of
finally to-day in the appointment of Thomas
J. Powers to be N aval Officer, and J, J.
Eidgway to be Surveyor of the Port at
Philadelphia. The appointment of Powers
. was expected, but that of Eidgway was
probably a surprise to everybody except the
President and the Pennsylvania Senators.
Eidgway was not known as an applicant,
his name had not been mentioned as a possi
bility in any of the Philadelphia papers.
All of the Eastern Pennsylvania corre
spondents were put into a condition border
ing on frenzy by the surprise, and every
body wanted to know what had become of
Mr. Eussell Harrison's friend, 'Walters, of
Chester, who, everybody had been assured
by everybody else, wassure to get the place.
WHY; QUAY SMILED.
Senator Quay smiled broadly this evening
at the little surprise he had sprung upon
the public, and explained his previous per
fect silence in regard to Eidgway by saying
that so long as there was a chance for Leeds
or Leland he did not care to mention the
new candidate, who had really not been an
applicant for the position and would prob
ably be as much surprised at his appoint
ment as any one.
There seemed to be finally insuperable
obstacles in the way of the appointment of
either Leland or Leeds. Pactional disputes
could not be wholly composed. The Presi
dent was confused and did not know what
to do. TJntimately, as a settlement of the
vexed question, Senator Quay agreed to the
name ot Eidgway, who had been attorney of
the Eeform Committee, a member of the
Committee of One Hundred, a candidate for
Sheriff who was defeated by "the boys" be
cause of his connection with the "reform
movement." The appointments are gener
ally commended as strong ones by Fhiladel
phians, and are certainly satisfactory to the
Pennsylvania Senators and their friends.
THE WEST NOT LErT.
Neither was the western part of the State
entirely left out in the cold in the matter of
appointments, as the Secretary of the
Treasury decided to appoint ex-Sheriff Kyle,
of Mercer county, a special agent of the
Treasury. It is a very desirable position.
Ex-Congressman Samuel H. Miller was in
the city a few days ago, to urge the appoint
ment, and since that time Senator Quay has
given special attention to the matterwith
to-day's result. Mr. Kyle is a very pomilar
nnd influential politician of the "Messer
diocese," and his appointment will give
The appointment of Mr. J. B, Harrah, of
Beaver, to the Marshalship of 'Westeru
Pennsylvania, will doubtless be announced
Thursday of next week, as that is "Attorney
General's day" with the President Very
soon after that will follow the appointment
of a successor to Surveyor Barr, for which
place, as has been frequently stated, there
are more than
a dozen applicants,
among them being Dravo, Case, Brown,
McPheeters and Vogleson. It appears that
an impression has gained currency that
there is soipe confusion in the office of Sur
veyor Barr on account of the probability
that the incumbent trill saon retire, and it
is therefore probable the Secretary will
make a change very soon. Mr. "William
Vogleson, ot Allegheny, has exceedinclv
strong backing, and .many think he will
prove the winner.
As to the postoffice, there will probablvbe
no further action until the expiration of the
jour years' term of Mr. Larkin.
RIDUWAX WAS A STJEPEISE.
Philadelphia Politician Astonished,
Nono the ties Weil Pleased.
rSPECXlX. TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.
Philadelphia, November 22. The ap
pointment by President Harrison to-day of
Thomas J. Powers as Naval Officer and
John J. Bidgway as Surveyor of the Port
ot Philadelphia gives general satisfaction to
the politicians, though the appointment of
Bidgway is a complete surprise. He had
scarcely been mentioned for the office. It
was generally expected that Captain Wal
ters, ol Phremxville, would get the Snrvey
orship because he was known to be backed
by Eussell Harrison, whose chum he was at
Though Eidgway, who was once Sheriff
by appointment, could not be elected to any
office in this city, ns proved by his over
whelming defeat lor City Controller some
years ago, the politicians prefer him to
waiters, who is a country man and not
much known here, Bidgway is also accept
able to the reformers, with whom he trained
when he first started in politics. About the
only disappointed persons here are the
friends ot George F. Leland, and they are
not very numerous. Bidgway is a man
of large means. Powers is a professional
Two Sonllielde Bor Put Chunk of Iron on
John Sutton and Otto Lowe, two boys,
were arrested yesterday and committed to
jail by Alderman Lohrman fsr placing ob
structions on the Pittsburg, McKeesport
and Yonghiogheny Bailroad tracks.
At different times the employes of the
road have found iron piled on the tracks at
South Thirty-rourth street Special Officer
Cook worked the matter up, and succeeded
in arresting the two boys, who confessed to
placing the iron on the tracks, having no
special purpose for it. The boys were re
manded to jail for a hearing.
AE0DKD THE W0ELD.
A McKeesport Lad Who Has Been at Sea
lor Four Tear Heard From.
"W. D. Peterson, of Long Bnn, near"Mc
Keesport, yesterday received word of his
.missing son who left home four years ago,
and has been wandering about the country,
having enlisted in a ship and voyaged to
different parts of the globe- He has landed
in Baltimore. The careee Nif the boylias
been iraught with hardship and suffering
since he left.
Caused Her Hnsbnnd' Arrest.
On the complaint of his mlt Catherine,
Bobert "Welsh, who lives on Penn avenue,
near Twenty-sixth street, was arrested last
night by Officer Cole and lodged in the Cen
tral station. Mrs. "Welsh accuses Bobert of
assault and battery and sues for surety of
Tho Steamship Manhattan Collide! With a.
Schooner and Goes to the Bottom
A Portion of the Passengers
nnd Crew Snved.
New London, November 22. The Old
Dominion steamship Manhattan which left
New York for "West Point, V., at i o'clock
last Tuesday afternoon, with 33 passengers,
collided with the schooner Agnes Manning,
from Baltimore for New York, and went to
the bottom. The vessel's crew numbered 32.
She also carried three steerage passengers.
The Manhattan sank within ten minutes
after she was struck. Only one boat could
be lowered. The following named managed
to save their lives by getting into the boat:
Captain H. N. Jenny, First Mate Joseph
P. N. Davis, Second Mate Olof Nelson,
Steward JoseDb. Garcia, Quarter
Master JFred Olsen, Oiler Harrig Voetland
er, Seamen Henry Walling, John Nelson
and Andrew Anderson, Fireman "William
McKemie, Coalpasser Thomas Pritchard,
"Waiter "William Sharp, Cook Lewis Cook,
Messman James Barnes. The Man
hattan topmasts were above water.
The Quartermaster was taken
from one of the masts and
near him was the lifeless body of Engineer
Harden. The quartermaster made almost
superhuman efforts to save the engineer.
He passed him also a line, telling him to
put it under his arms, but Hayden did not
have strength. The bowline was made fast
to the engineer's wrist, but Olsen did
not raise him above the water, and
he was drowned, the body being taken in
the boat The rest of the crew, 11 in num
ber, and three passengers, two black, one
white, got on the life raft, and when the
boat parted company all seemed safe for a
time at least. After being in the boat three
hours they sighted the schooner Vanname
and King, of New Haven. The 14 survivors
and the remains of the engineer were taken
on board and brought to this port
A MISSING KNIGHT OP PJTHIAS.
Neither Suicide Nor Foul Flar Theories
Taken Into Account.
tEFEC:.U TELEOBAM TO THE DISPATCH.
Cakbondale, November 22. John Car
huff left his family in this city some six
months ago, and went to Bradford, where
he accepted a place as superintendent for a
firm of contractors. On the night of Novem
ber Che disappeaied from that place, and
has not been seen since. Efforts of the police
ana friends to find him or some clew as to
his whereabouts have been in vain. He was
seen as late as 11 o'clock on the night of
his disappearance, when a friend left him
within a square of his boarding place.
There is no apparent reason for supposing
that he committed suicide. The theory of
foul play has been advanced, but there is as
vet nothing to support it. Carhuffwas a
Knight of Pythias, and the fraternity
throughout the country have been notified.
A EETOLUTION IN CUBA.
Vacuo Roman to Tbnt Effect Circulated,
but No New Received.
London, November 22. Persistent ru
mors are afloat in London to-day to the
effect that there is a revolution in pro
gress in the Island of Cuba. Dispatches
from Paris report that the same rumors
are current there and are exciting attention.
So far it has been impossible to trace the
rumors to any definite source, and the sup
position is that they have sprung up through
the belief that the peaceful revolution in
Brazil would be likely to exert a powerful
influence with the discontented republican
element in Cuba.
The fact that there is a strict censorship
of news dispatches at Havana, makes it
possible for a revolutionary movement to
get under way before any definite intel
ligence could reach the outside world.
DE. TALLAGE AT ATHEHS.
Secures a Cornerstone for III New
Church From Mars Hill.
tSFZCIAI. TXLXOBAX TO THB DISPATCH 1
Athens, November 22. Be v. T. De
"Witt Talmage and his party are in this city.
Dr. Talmage has secured a cornerstone for
his new church in Brooklyn from Mars
Hill, where St, Paul preached to the Athen
ians. Dr. Talmage preached there yester-
J day to many people, taking as his text Acts
xvn, 22 "Then Paul stood in the midst of
Mars Hill and said, ye men of Athens, I
perceive that in all things ye are too super
stitious." Later in the day Dr. Talmage had an in
terview with Premier Tricounis. Yesterday
he had an audience with Queen Olga, and
ex-Empress Victoria, of Germany.
GOBBLED BI THE STANDARD.
Two Independent Companies In the Ohio
Field Give Up the Fight.
IfFECIAI. TELEGRAM TO THE DISP ATCH.1
Lima, O., November 22. The Sherman
Oil Company, one of the largest independent
producers in the Ohio field, has sold out its
plant to the Standard Company. The price
paid is understood to be 5100,000. The plant
consists of 22 producing wells and 620 acres
of land. The Sherman Company also owns
its own pipe line, loading racks nnd storage
tanks. They were also putting up stills to
The "Winget Oil and Gas Company have
sold their leases on 75 acres, with eight good
producing wells, to the Standard. The price
paid could not be learned.
A Street Car Driver's Fan.
Complaints are being made as to action of
certain street car drivers on the Pleasant
Valley line. Between 0 and 6 o'clock last
evening an 'old lady wanted to get off car
No. 22 at the corner of North avenue and
Arch street and pulled the bell to stop. The
driver, instead ot stopping, whipped up his
team and the woman was thrown headlong
into the mud.
Thompson' Gnide to Music Buying.
Every musician in Pittsburg should have
this publication. It is a large GO-paged
catalogue, full sheet music size, containing
illustrations and prices of nearly every
musical instrument, from a double-tongued
jewsharp to a fine piano. Also, a complete
list of over 6,000 pieces of popular sheet
music Also, a special list of popular
music books by well-known publishers.
The special net prices printed in this cata
logue will open your eves. We send this
complete, including "Will L. Thompson's
latest song and chorus, on receipt of 10 cts.
in postage stamps.
"W. L. Thompson & Co.,
TT3 East Liverpool, O.
Of Fine Cane nnd Umbrellas.
Unique designs in the finest goods; very
best values and popular prices.
In these new canes we show the designs
carried by the best furnishers in New York.
Jos. Horne & Co.'s
. Penn Avenue Stores.
Money Bar Them.
$8buys your choice of men's chinchilla
overcoats, in blue, black or brown, colors
guaranteed not to fade; price to-day $8.
Other stores charge $16 to $18 for these over
coats. P. C. C. C., cor Grant ana Diamond
sts, opp.thenew Court House.
Just tho Thine,
Marvin's new Pan-American oyster crack
ers; the most delightful little accessory to an
oyster supper on-the market. Get them
irom your grocer. . sirrrs
Alii the new shapes of fine neckwear.
JamesH. Ahtxn& Co.,100 Fifth ave.
E-FOOT BALL as played by
College teams is arraphlcally de
scribed by N. A. Jennings into
Charles B. Wigton Confesses That He
Forged a Number of Notes,
AGGREGATING AT LEAST 566,500.
Hia Losses Mostly Dae to Gamhlinsjtfnstead
of Other Speculation.
A CIBGULAR ISSUED BX PARDEE & CO.,
In Which They Bay They Mnst Let ill Their Botes Go
The Secretary-Treasurer of the Glamor
gan Iron Company, Charles B. "Wigton,
yesterday confessed himself a forger of
notes amounting to at least $66,600, many of
which were negotiated through country
banks. The firm ot Ario Pardee & Co., the
financial sufferers by the forgerlesl have
issued a circular, saying that they must
allow all their outstanding notes to go to
protest, in order to ascertain just which ones
1SPECIAL TELIOHAM TO TUX DISPATCH.!
Philadelphia, November 22. Charles
B. Wigton, the Secretary-Treasurer of the
Glamorgan Iron Company, who is held
under $15,000 bail on the charge of forgery
in reissuing a paid note for $10,000 Indorsed
by A. Pardee & Co., James Long. E. B.
Wigton and G. T. Roberts, made a full con
fession to-day of having reissued paid notes,
indorsed by the same parties, aggregating
$66,600. "He made the confession," said
Major Joha E. Fell, of Ario Pardee & Co.,
"in the presence of Mr. Edward. Smith, a
member of Charles Smith &Sons, brokers.
who negotiated the notes, and myself.
"The amount of altered paper, Wigton
confessed, amounts to $56,600, beside the
$10,000 note for which he is held. The
notes are for the sums of $20,000, $10,000,
three of $6,000 each, and one ot $8,600, and
have been negotiated through concerns in
Bellefonte, Lewistown, Altoona and other
country towns in Pennsylvania. We have
not as yet been able to ascertain whether
this is a correct statement of the full amount
of altered paper. More spurious notes may
have been issued, though it is not likely."
A PECULIAB POSITION.
The firm of Ario (not Aaron) Pardee &
Co., in consequence of the forgery, to-day
issued the following statement:
"Within the last three days fraud nas b'een
developed in the affairs of the Glamorgan Iron
Company, which has caused no little sensation,
and has taken the community by surprise. It
appears that the notes of the Glamorgan Iron
Company, indorsed bv R. B. "Wigton it Sons,
James Long, A. Pardee fc Co., and G. Theodore
Eoberts have from time to time been paid, and
thus passed Into the hands of the Glamorgan
Iron Company. C. B. Wigton was the Treas
urer of the company, and R. B. Wigton was
the President. Becently it has been discovered
that the old notes thus paid have been altered
as to date and time of payment, and then re
issued and sold. To what extent the fraud has
been perpetrated is not yet known, but the
treasurer has given a list of such notes
amounting to over $50,000. Under these
circumstances the lndorsers hare determined
that they will allow all notes now maturing to
go to protest, so that they may be able to find
where the notes are, and then, by a thorough
investigation into the books and accounts of
the company, ascertain, if possible, what of
these notes are genuine and what are fraudu
lent. They are prepared to pay such of them
as are genuine notes, bnt they do not regard
themselves as liatile lor tnose wnicn nave been
fraudulently issued, and the course they have
determined to pursue has been adopted as the
only method of ascertaining for them what
notes they are are really responsible for. They
adopt this course with regret, as they do not
wish to subject any one to inconvenience br
nut paying the gennine notes at maturity, but
it is the only one left to them to protect them
selves against the fraud wh(ch has been perpe
trated. ONLY BAN A SHOET TIME.
Mr. Edward Smith, of the firm of Charles
Smith &Sons, brokers, said that Mr. Wigton
in his confession said his forgeries date back
to September, 1889. "We have negotiated
paper for the Glamorgan Iron Company,"
said Mr. Smith, "only during the last six
weeks, and the $10,000 note for which he is
held is the only spurious paper we have
handled of that company. I desire to say
this because it has been incorrectly stated
that we have negotiated all of the spurious
paper for the Glamorgan Iron Company.
The report that the note in question," added
Mr. Smith, "had been sold to us for $6,000
is also erroneous. We took the note at our
ordinary rate ot interest, and the $6,000 was
only loaned on the note.
It was stated to-day that the crooked
treasurer did not reissue the paid notes to
pay ofl his losses in stock speculation, but
to pay gamming aeots. l understand, said
a prominent banker to-day, "that Mr. Bich
ard B. Wigton has often paid off his son
Charles' gambling debts, and it is to this
source I believe the money has gone."
Charles B. Wigton's further hearing will
take place before Magistrate Durham on
Complaint That tho Street Are Not II
v laminated Early Enough.
The police officials in the lower part of the
city have been receiving numerous com
plaints during the past tew days about the
electric lights on the streets not being
lighted early enough in the evening. Last
evening probably a dozen persons called at
Central station to ask Inspector McAleese
about the matter, saying that although it
was dark at 6.30 the arc lights were not
burning until long after 6 o'clock. In the
present muddy condition of the streets this
was very undesirable, and as most of the
business houses are closed by that time an
excellent opportunity is afforded to thieves
to ply their vocation. The Inspector will
investigate the matter to-day and- will ask
to have the streets illuminated earlier.
THEEW THE DOG 0FP.
Agent O'Brien After n Brnkeman for Out
rageons Cruelty to an Animal.
Complaint has been made to Agent
O'Brien that W. J. Wilson, a passenger
brakeman on the Pennsylvania Bailroad, on
November 10 threw from a fast-running car
a dog belonging to a lady who got on at
East Liberty and got off at Homewood.
He was after Wilson yesterday, but that
gentleman was on his rnn to Altoona.
Agent O'Brien has been unable to learn the
name of the lady who owned the dog. If this
reaches her eye he would like to have her
send her name and address to him, in the
DROPPED DEAD IN HIS SHOP.
James Marr, a Tailor, Succumbs to Heart
Disease While nt Work.
James Marr, a tailor residing at No. 239
Fifth avenue, dropped dead in his shop at
10 o'clock last night. Mr. Marr was work
ing in the store, and had jnst walked from
behind the counter when he fell to the floor.
When he was reached it was found that he
He was 45 years of age, and has been suf
fering from heart disease for some time. He
leaves a wife and four children. The Coro
ner was notified, and will investigate the
Death of Fabian Boehra.
Fabian Boehm, who has been keeping a
saloon for nine years at the corner of Penn
avenue and Ninth street, died at 3 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, from typhoid pneu
monia. He left a wife, the daughter of F.
Martin, the Penn avenue baker, and three
small children. The funeral will beheld in
St. Philomena's Catholic church at 9 o'clock
Ladies' hand-sewed Comfort Shoe, some
thing new, $5. Cain & Teener's,
iiws Fifth avenue and Market street.
THE li'CAULL OPERA COMPAKI
Will Continne a of Yore The Reported
Breaking TJp Devoid of Truth DoWolf
Hopper's Last Benson.
It was rumored in the city yesterday that
Important changes were about to occur in
the management and personnel of the Mc
Caull Opera Company, at present perform
ing in this city. It was hinted that Colonel
John McCauil contemplated relinquishing
the reins of management, and that,
as a consequence, a reorganization
of the company would follow. In this con
nection it was stated that there was a possi
bility of Mr. De Wolf Hopper, and Colonel
McCaull's business manager, Mr. Benjamin
Stevens, forming an alliance for the purpose
of putting another opera troupe on the road
next season. That these statements were
without foundation, or were, at least, rather
premature, was ascertained yesterday in
the course of conversation with Madame
Cottrelly, Mr. De Wolf Hopper and Mr.
Madame Cottrelly is directly responsible
for the production ot the operas, and, repre
senting Colonel McCauil in so far as the
active management of the company is con
cerned, is in a position to speak authorita
tively on the matter. In the course of con
versation yesterday afternoon, Madame
Cottrelly denied that there was any contem
plated disbanding of the company. Said
"The rumors yon mention are a repetition
of those which arose from time to time
during the l3Bt year, and which were
founded, I imagine, mainly on the condition
of Mr. McCaulPs health. There is really
nothing to suppose that any breaking up of
the company will occur, either
now or in the future. We are
going steadily along, filling our dates,
proceeding very smoothly, ana closing
contracts for next season. Mr. McCauil
takes as active a share in the management
of the company as if he were 'with us. We
advise with him on everything we do; send
him messages every night of our receipts,
and experience as much advantage from his
direction and supervision as we should were
he here. I think that the present rumor is
due, perhaps, to the fact that Mr. McCauil,
not very long ago, was robbed of a
very valuable gold watch and $100
one night, while sleeping in his
hotel with his bedroom door open. He
was so violent! v ill next morning as to in
duce him to believe that he must have been
drugged by the thief to enable him the more
readily to accomplish his object. This at
tack threw Mr. McCauil back in his recov-
f erv from the paralytic stroke, a recovery
which, up to that time, he was making, it
slowly, yet surely. The doctors in attend
ance on him positively affirm that his final
recovery is only a matter of time provided
he takes care of himself and I, for one, con
fidently look forward to his resuming his
accustomed position with relation to his
company at no distant time. Meanwhile
everything is going on smoothly, and I
think you may rest assured that the
McCauil Opera Company will continne in
existence for a long while to come. I believe
I may say with confidence that Mr. McCauil
takes so much interest in his company, and
is so attached to the work in connection with
it, that the transference of bis interests in it
to other hands is probably the last thing he
would dream of it."
"I don't know of any contemplated
changes in the company," said De Wolf
Hopper, yesterday evening. "Any stories
connecting me with it in a financial or
managerial way are devoid ot truth. Such
rumors as you refer to are not new, and are
due, very probably, to Mr. McCaull's state
of health, which is not of the best. I am
not all concerned with the management,
which is very thoroughly attended to by
Madame Cottrelly and Mr.Stevens.
"Have you any intention of severing your
connection with the company, Mr. Hop
per?" "Yes. I think this will be my last season
with it, I have been with it now for six
years, and have nearly decided to make a
change. Two or three very good thines are
open tome and I am just about making up
my mind as to what I shall do."
Mr. Stevens, when seen in connection
with the reported disintegration of the opera
cqmpany, said that, as far as he was con
cerned, he was unaware of anything ap
proaching a change in the present condition
of things. He had not any intention of re
tiring, and regarding the rumor that De
Wolf Hopper intended starring next season
under his management, there was nothing
in it. A man ot such ability as Mr. Hop
per was always sure of having plenty of
good offers in view.
Financial Help for Jefferson Davis.
SPECIAL TELEOnAM TO THB DISFATC&.1
Nashville, November 22. The Davis
Land Company, a joint stock company, just
formed by State officers and other leading
citizens of Mississippi, the object of which
is to purchase 5,700 acres of wild land in
Arkansas, owned by Jefferson Davis, as an
investment, and to enable Mr. Davis to pay
a debt of more than $40,000.
To Promote Temperance.
A meeting will be held in the Curry In
stitute Hall Sunday evening in the interest
of temDerdnce, and an enthusiastic time is
expected. The fourteenth anniversary of
the beginning of the work of Francis Mur
phy in this city will be commenorated, and
everybody is invited. Mr. Samuel McCord
will preside, owing to the illness of A. M.
Brown, who was to have occupied the chair.
Inquest on a Snlclde.
The Coroner's inquest on the remains of
Bobert E. Hibbard, who suicided at Taren
tum yesterday morning by shooting himself
through the head, resulted in a verdict of
suicide while temporarily insane. The in
quest developed the fact that Hibbard has
been having attacks of insanity at intervals
for some time. The deceased leaves a wife
and four children.
A Reformer In a Peculiar Position.
ttrZClAX. TELEGRAM to TBI DISPATCH.!
Deteoit, November 22. Alderman Lou
Burt is serving his third term in the City
Council, having been elected as a reformer
and a Bepublican. To-day the grand jury
made its final report, and among the men
indicted Alderman Bnrt appears among the
first. He is charged with soliciting bribes.
Fnrwell Fernlnst Civil Service.
rSFEClAL TELEOHAM TO THB DISPATCn.l
Washington, November 22, Senator
Farwell intends introducing at the coming
session of Congress, a bill to abolish the
civil service examination system. The Sen
ator is very earnest in his opposition to the
Natural Go In Knnsas.
Ebie, Kan., November 22. A vein of
natural gas was discovered to-day on a farm
near this town at the depth of 100 feet. The
discovery was made while disirin? for water.
The flow is good, and pipes will be used to l
ntllt.. 4ha I... I
We will offer 500 men's handsome Kersey
overcoats, in five shades, at $10. Other
stores sell these same garments at $20.
Don't take our word lor it, call and see
them. Price $10.
P. C. C. 0., cor. Grant and Diamond sts.,
opp. the new Court House.
Ladies' hand-sewed Comfort Shoe, some
thing new, $5. Cain & Veeneb's,
mws Fifth avenue and Market street.
New line of fine neckwear.
James H. Aiken & Co., 100 Filth ave.
2-THB BUNISTER'S "WIFE, her
trials and tribulations are dis
cussed by Bessie Bramble in to
A CROHN SENSATION.
ThelYitness Who Testified That the
Famous Horse Was Gray
SUDDENLY PLACED UNDER ARRERT.
A Yigorous Protest Entered by the Defensa
II WAS ONLY AN OFFICER'S BLUNDER.
A Statement last the Celebrated Trial Is Drawls?
Kear the Close.
The proceedings of the Cronin trial yes
terday were enlivened by the arrest of one
of the witnesses for the defense. An in
vestigation proved that an over-zealons
officer was responsible for the occurrence.
It is believed that the attorneys for the
prisoners are nearly through with their evi
dence. Chicago, November 22. During the
noon recess of the Cronin trial Budenbend
er, the witness from Hoboken, N. J., who
yesterday testified that it was not a white
horse which took Dr. Cronin away May 4,
was arrested. Officer Lindville, .with his
prisoner, was at the corner of Clark and
Michigan streets, going to the State Attor
ney's office, when Mr. Qnaley, one. of the
counsel for the defense, and Mr. Forrest's
clerk endeavored to take the prisoner away.
A crowd soon collected, but the prisoner was
safely landed in the State Attorney's office.
As he was ascending the steps on the west
side of the Criminal Court building, Mr.
Qualey shouted to Budenbender that he
would" be taken care of, and to keep his
At the opening of the afternoon session
Mr. Forrest, for the defense, asked that the
jury be excluded from the room. When
this was done he brought ud the matter of
the taking of witness Budenbender on a
forthwith subpoena to the State's Attorney's
office dnring the court's recess. He'said
that Budenbender, after testifying as to the
color of the horse which drew Dr. Cronin
awav Saturday afternoon, was served with a
subpoena to appear as a witness on behalf
of the State; that he (Forrest) called on
the State's Attorney last evening and told
he would keep bttdenbendeb
in the city till the State had finished with
him; that the State's Attorney this morning
notified him that he would want Buden
bender in court this afternoon, and that he
did not care to see him before that time. In
spite of this stipulation, however, Mr. For
rest said, Budenbender had been forcibly
and illegally, and in the face of a protest on
behalf of the defense, taken to the State's
Attorney's office during the recess of court.
He submitted that everybody connected with
the affair was guilty of contempt of court
State-Attorney Lcwgenecker said that he
had thought it advisable to have Buden
bender summond in the regular way. outside
of court. He understood that an officer had
a subpoena last evening before the talk with
Mr. Forrest, and that this person had been
looking for Budenbender since that time.
TheJState's Attorney said he knew nothing
about this officer beyond that, and the fact
that the witness was brongbt in. He knew
nothing ot the matter until after it had
occurred, and was sorry that it had taken
AN INDIGNANT JUDGE.
Judge McConnell sad: "That the officer,
or whoever was guilty of the outrage, if out
rage was committed, is to be punished in
some manner, if he laid, forcible hands on
the witness, is unquestionable, and if this
court can reach the officer, after being
satisfied that such is the case, whether police
officers or not, they will be punished."
Budenbender was then sworn and told his
story of the transaction. He said he
subpoenaed to appear at 3 o'clock, and in
tended to obey the summons. He was in the
Sherman House at 12:30 o'clock, in com
pany with Mr. Forrest'B clerk, when an
officer served him with a forthwith
subpeana, and compelled him to go with
him under penalty of being taken in a
On the way they met Mr. Qualey, one of
the attorneys for the defense, and a struggle
ensued, Mr. Qualey disputing the officer's
-right to take the witness. The officer said
to witness, "You are my prisoner." The
witness was taken to the State's Attorney's
office, where, at Mr. Mill's request, he
stepped into an inclosure.
Mr. Mills "May it please your Honor, I
desire to inquire so as fo be Informed of the
nature of this inquiry. Certainly the in
quiry should be defined."
THE COURT'S OBJECT.
The Court "The object of this particular
inquiry, so far as this Court is concerned, is
to ascertain whether or not anyone, whether
police officer or otherwise, has pretended to
serve a subpoena of this court by arresting
a man, and bringing him here by forcible
means, when he is under attendance of the
court in a regular way."
Mr. Hynes suggested that, as the matter
occurred outside of the court, oral testi
mony could1 not be taken and the hearing
must be based on an affidavit and the Court
was inclined to think that that would be the
more regular way; but without any definite
result being reached, the discussion
branched off to the matter of the Lynch
deposition.- Mr. Forrest said he had gone
to Mr. Lynch's house, where he was in
formed that Mr. Lych had recovered and
was out. The lady whom he saw said she
wonld endeavor to have him in court at 3
The Budenbender matter then came up
again, and Mr. Forrest said he did not in
tend to proceed any further with it.
NO WEONG INTENDED.
The Court said he doubted whether he
had jurisdiction. These men were police
officers, and it was probably merely a case
of over-officiousness. Then the talk branched
off, the State accusing the defense ot unfair
means in order to bring Mrs. Hoertel to
their office, and the defense making a like
accusation against the State in relation to
one of the Hylands. A disclaimer was put
in in both cases by the accused parties.
Then Officer Lindcville, who took Buden
bender to the State's Attorney office, was
put on the stand and told his side of the
story. He exhibited the subpoena, and said
that Ben Williams, the man in charge of
the squad detailed on this case by the chief
of police, told him to find Budenbender and
take him to the State's Attorney's office.
The rest of the story coincided with that
already told, except that the witness said
tnat xsuoenoenuer came wimi uuu wiuingiy
and that force wus not used.
Attorney Qualev,who had advised Buden
bender not to go with the officer, was the
next witness. He testified that the officer
had threatened to call the patrol wagon and
had used force to take Budenbender.
A LITTLE DECEPTION.
On cross-examination it was shown that
the witness had served a subpoena on Mrs.
Hoertel this morning that ho might bring
her to his office to question her; that she re
fused to come, and that she only consented
when he told that the State's Attorney
wanted to see her, which was false.
The Court then decided the matter was not
one of contempt of court, but expressed the
opinion that it was an outrage on the per
sonal liberty of Budenbender to take him as
if he were a prisoner on a mere subpoena.
The court then adjourned for the day.
It is believed that the defense has nearly
finished its presentation of evidence, and
that the great trial Is nearing the end.
Down Went MeGlnty.
Constable John J. Sweeny last evening
arrested Michael McOlnty, of Cleveland, on
a warrant charging him with larceny. The
complaint was made by Michael Byan be
fore Alderman McKenna. McGinty 'was
dressed in his best rait of clothes.
AFTEE 0LE0MAEGAEINI SELLEES.
The AlUi-beny Grocer Will 'Easier Be
teetlvea to Secure Evidence.
Last night the Allegheny Grocers' Asso
ciation held a meeting and took action e-n
the oleomargarine question. The arrest Of
W. A. Warner yesterday on a charge; of
selling the bogus butter was reported, and
the association determined to take the mat
ter up. The following was adopted:
Resolved, That the Allegheny Grocers' Asso
ciation prosecute all person or persons engaged
in selling oleomargarine, and that detectives
be appointed to secure evidence tnereon and at
once report their offense to this association.
The details were left to the officers, and
steps Trill be taken to pnt the resolution Into,
enect mis morning, it is Mia tnat wan
sands of pounds ot oleomargarine are sold in
Allegheny. In the market, especially, it
can be bought at many stands. Thenrices
asked are tho same as for genuine butter, at
the present rates aboat 10 cents a pound
more than oleomargarine wonld bring were
it sold openly. In this way customers are
doubly cheated, as they get one article when
they want another, and in addition pay a
higher rate than would be asked if the goods
were sold under their proper name. The
Grocers' Association will only push the
prosecutions far enongh to stop the sales.
AS ANCIENT WABEIOE.
Tramping to Waahlneton to Collect
Ion He Fall by the Wayside.
An old couple were last night arrested by
Officer Hutchison and sent -to the Seven
teenth ward police station charged with
drunkenness. The pair were Nathaniel
Crane, aged 73 years, and his wife, Sarah
Both lived in St, Joe, Mich., and had
walked all the way to Pittsburg, doing a
little peddling on the way. Craae wished
to reach Washington, D. C. to collect a
pension claimof $2,500. He has the neces
sary papers with him. He served .through
the war with Company H, Seventy-third
Begiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; was a
prisoner at Andersonville prison and was
wounded in the thigh.
Last night Crane stated that he was very
poor and had to resort to peddling to work
his way to Washington, but when he
reached this city be got a little drink and it
unnerved himself and wife also.
BUMPED mo THB MANNING.
A Schooner That Is Thought to Have Col
llded With the Manhattan.
tSTECLUi TSLEOBAK TO 1HI DI3P.ITCH.1
Philadelphia, November 22. The
schooner Agnes Manning, Captain Birdsall,
which was in collision with a vessel 'sup
posed to have been the lost steamship Man
hattan, is lying below Greenwich piers, with
her bowsprit and jibboon smashed, her stem
started, her forecastle displaced and leaking
badly. One of the sailors known on board
as Hans is missing. Captain Birdsall says
the unknown went on her course after the
collision, without trying to find out the
extent of the Manning's damage.
The morning was a little hazy, bnt bright
enongh to see some distance ahead, and the
collision, Captain Birdsall claims, was dne
to the negligence of those on board the
SATS HE WAS PILLAGED.
How a, Man Went to Sleep nnd Woks Up
A young man named Michael McCormick
was arrested last evening, and placed in the
Allegheny lock-up, on a charge of larceny,
preferred by Harry Bobb.
Mr. Bobb alleges that one nieht this week,
while under the influence of liquor, he went
into Peyton's livery stable, on Bebecca
street street, for the purpose of engaging a
carriage to take him home.
McCormick was in the place at the time,
told him to lay down and take a sleep.
When he awoke in the morning he was
minus $40, his hat and umbrella. McCor
mick decies takinsr the man's eoods. He
r will have a hearing this morning.
TEN 0RPIFTEM PERISHED.
Wreck of the Tugboat Fearless
ISnCIAX. TSilOBAH TO TO DISPATCH.!
Deaden, Oee., November 22. The tug
boat Fearless, of Coos Bay, Captain James
Hill, ran on to North Spit, at the mouth of
the TTmpqua river, on Tuesday evening,and
soon went to pieces, not one of the 10 or 15
persons of the crew and passengers escap
ing. She was on her return trip from As
toria, where she had to go to take a lot ot
Chinamen, lately discharged from the can
neries on Coos Bay.
We Have Not Tet Done Bidding (fas British
New YOBK,NoTember 22. Pursuant to time
honored usage, the Old Quard will, on Monday,
November 23. celebrate the one hundred and
sixth anniversary of the evacuation of the city
of New York by the British forces. The cere
monies will consist of an oration on the Bat
tery and a parade; also a dinner at the Hoffman
For Wettern Penn'
tylvania, rain, turning
to mow, followed by
clearing and colder
FmsBtnto, November 22, 1889.
The United States Signal Service oOeerla.
thls city tarnishes the following:
.... Maximum temp....
,....U Minimum temp......
.... ttsnffB. .......... ....
....43 Mesa Mac
.... FreelptUUon. 03
., 12.7 feet, change of 0.3 In U
S:OOA. v.. .......
12:00 u -...
l:0O p. x
2:00 r. X -
tiOOP. V... ,
Hirer at 9:20 r.
rsnexix. TttioBAm to thx dispxtos. t
Wabeiw River 6 feet 340 Inches and fall
ing. Weather cool with light rain.
BBOWNSVIU.B River 13 feet 6 laches and
rising slowly. Weather rainy. Thermometer
40 at 6 P. x. ' j
MoBQAirrows River 10 feet and rising.
Weather cloudy. Thermometer 45 at 4 P. x.
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CHALMERS-Of diphtheria. Friday,
'ember 22, 10.30 r, 1L, HxsMorxs, daugtr
vember 22. 10 20 P. X HxsMonrs. daughter of
John B. and Eermoiae Chalmers, acred 4 vears
and 9 months.
Funeral private from residence, Clayburn
street, East End.
J-MABIH IiA visits "thai
Chinese Quarter in Saa JVaeoiaoo
and.recorda her obmtmAtoa la to-
Unbalance Her Hind, and Lead Her
. to a Deed of Desperation. -
FIVE BAEEELS OP A BEY0LYER
Emptied Into tie Body of Stephen Fettu, a
DEATH THB AMOT EfSTAST EESULT.
n Startling Trazedy Enacted Upon tbs Futile Strut
in tf ew Tori.
Mrs. Hannah Southworth yesterday shot
and killed Stephen Pettus while he was
walking on Fulton street, New York. She
fired five times, and every bullet took effect,
death resulting Instantly. Her friends-tell
a story of cruel wrongs received at the bands
of the murdered man.
New Yobk, November 22. Stephen
Pettus, Secretary and Treasurer of the
Brooklyn Elevated Bailroad, commission
merchant and member of the Cotton Ex
change, was shot down In Fulton street this
morning about 10 o'clock by Hannah South
worth, who emptied the five chambers of a
3cahber revolver into Pettus' head and
body. "Fulton street was full of persons,
whose number was swelled by the crowd
just coming from the Fulton ferryboats. A
man who saw the shooting said that he had
noticed the woman acting strangely at the
boat, as though laboring under great excite
ment. As Pettus was walking np Fulton street
the woman suddenly sprang forward until
close behind him, so near that she might
have struck him with her hand. Then she
fired five shots from a new silver-plated re
volver, each shot taking effect. Pettus
staggered and tried to run into the nearest
doorway. But the self-cocking pistol of the
infuriated woman was too quick for him.
Covered with blood he fell against the door,
which swung open with his weight, and the
dying man ran inside, rushed behind the
counter, out again and fell dead in a bloody
heap at the foot of the stairway leading to
the next floor.
NO ATTEMPT AT ESCAPE.
Officer Goo.dwin made a rush for the
woman who stood motionless, making no
attempt to escape. She alternated between
great excitement and periods of utter cool
ness. The body was taken to the station
house and laid on the floor. A scrap of
coarse sacking covered the dead man's face.
On raising it, one could see a frightful little
hole over the left eye. The features were
distorted and dotted with blood. Lifting
the left hand, a bullet hole appeared in the
wrist. The dead man's watch was broken
and an indentation in the case seemed to
have been made by a ball which had passed
clear through the body.
Mr. Pettus was 42 years of age. His wife
Is an invalid, and there are no children.
His business associates are shocked beyond
measure by his death.
Mrs. Hannah Southworth is a native of
Louisville, Ky. Her father's name was
Martin, and during the war, being a mem
ber of a family of active Southern sym
pathizers, he refused to take the oathr of alle
giance to the Government; bnt after some
trouble with the Provost Marshal he came
North instead of going South. During the
war he operated as a gold broker in Wall
street in New York City. At the time the
family left Louisville. Mrs. Sonthworth'waa
a little gbli am i nw about 35 years old.
She is descended on her mother's side from
a race of women long remarkable far ex
treme beauty. Tier mother, Mrs. Martin, and
her aunt, the late Mrs. S. H. Torrey, being
ladies especially noted in this particular in
their youth. Indeed, Mrs. Southworth's
mother is at the present time a very hand-
l some, middle-aged woman.
HEE. EAELX MAEBIAdE,
Mrs. Southworth herself grew up con
spicuous likewise for her personal beauty,'
and in her girlhood was so handsome in her
personal appearance as to attract universal
attention wherever she was seen. In 1874 or
1875, when she was just emerging from her
teens, dnring-a visit to the family of her
uncle, the late Judge Torrey, at Geneva,
N. Y., she met Mr. Frederick Southworth,
a banker of that place, and some two years
later they were married. .Mr. Southworth
died within a year or so after the wedding,
and his widow returned to Louisville,
where her father and mother were again
A few years after, her father having died
in the meantime, Mrs. Southworth and her
mother removed to Brooklyn, where she
has two brothers living now and doing busi
ness. It was soon after this she was intro
duced by a mutual friend to Mr. Pettus.
She was at this time living at the Pierre
The story ot her wrongs at the fiands'of
Mr. Pettus, as told by her friends, is a
peculiarly atrocious one. According to
them she was decoyed to a private house,
drugged and assaulted. She never re
covered, physically or mentally", from the
shock. A suit brought by her against
P ettus for slander and defamation of char
acter has been pending for some time.
A PBEVIOUS ATTACK.
On Friday, .March 28, this year, the crowd
about the Brooklyn Elevated road saw a
tall, willowy blonde woman, in a green
tailor-made snit, attack two gentlemen with
an umbrella. The men were Stephen Pettus
and. his brother-in-law. Josenh Elliott.
Afterward Mr. Elliott said the attack was
made upon him alone. But the woman, who
was Mrs. Hannah Southworth, declared she
had no acquaintance with Elliott.
"Mr, Pettus struck me when I called on'
him recently and I Intended to give him
an opportunity to repeat his assault. As
for my carrying a pistol," said Mrs. South
worth afterward, "rest assured if I had had
one, it wonld have been used more effect
ively than an umbrella. The trouble is a
combination of personal and business mat
ters. They are trying to persecute and de
stroy a, woman's character," she added at
Mrs. Southworth and her troubles were
again before the public on May 16. On
that day she was arrested on identically the
spot of the first assault. Detective Kear
ney, who made the arrest, had noted for '
several days a prepossessing blonde person
waiting about the vicinity.
PLACES UNDER BOND.
Arraigned before Justice "Walsh, she was
bound over for the sum of $23 to keep the
peace. "Stephen Pettus has treated me
grossly And will spend 523,000 to hound me
down," she said. Again, one Sunday the
neighborhood about Mr. Pettus' house was
startled by a woman's cries: 'I've got yon
now; I've got yon now." The timely in
tervention of the mounted police is said to
hate saved Pettus' Ufa on this occasion.
Many times since Mrs. Southworth has been
seen in the vicinity of Pettus house and
"When placed in prison Mrs. Southworth
was nervous and worked herself into a high
state of excitement. She was given an ano
dyne for relief. Howe and Hummel, the '
well-known criminal lawyers, have been en
gaged to defend the prisoner.
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