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WASHINGTON, D. C. WEDNESDAY JBYENING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1895.
VOL. 1. NO. 33.
R. CROKER, ESQ.
YACHT COMMITTEE MEET
Swell Sailing Experts Sit Fcr
Hours in Solemn Session.
POLES ORDERED DOWN
IN THE PUBLIC EYE.
FRANCES HODGSON BUBNETT,
CAItHOLL D. WRIGHT,
Ten Days of Grace Given the
Offending Trolley. Company.
EACH SIDE FAVORS ITSELF
EWdence Heard from All Who "Were
Close Witnesses and Competent to
Judge In Regard to the Fouling
of Defender ly Valkyrie In Ycv
New York, Sept. 11. The regatta com
Inlttco or tlie New York Yaclit Club will
gie a hearing to C. OnAer Isclln and Lord
Dunraven tills afternoon and tlie decision
on tlie former's protest of yesterday's race
between Defender and Valkyrie will prob
ably not be reached bcrore,latc this after
noon or this ccning.
The regatta committee lulling the mat
ter in chargo consists of S. Nicholson Kane,
chairman; lrin Grinncll and Chester Gris
wold. They are gentlemen of long expe
rienco In yachting matters, and hai e con
ducted the regattas and annual cruises
of the New York Yacht Club for years.
AN IMPARTIAL IIEAKING.
The chairman, Mr. Kane, Is an ex com
modore of the New York Yacht Club,
and is a number of half a dozeL other
prominent club.. These gentlemen hae
tlie confidence of the yachting fraternity
and that a careful hearing of both sides
will lie had and a just decision made is to
The committee recelicd a icrK-il nccotmt
of the arrairf ruin Mr. Iselln at Bay Ridge
alter the race jestcrday afternouii. They
also talked with Mr'Rusk, a memberof the
America's cup coriSmittee, who sailed in
the Valkyrleln the race as Unrepresentative
ol the New York Yacht Club
Last cic-ning they talked 01 er the matter
Informally at dinner at the Brunswick.
They then announced that a fornnl hearing
would be given to the represent Jthcs of
both jachts today. Lord Dunraien and
Ii! friends on the Valkyrle'-cn. iniiled to
meet the committee to-day, and Mr. Iselln
and his friends were asked for detailed
statenieulscoierlng the occurrence.
The versions of the people on the two
yachts differ, of course, as to who was
responsible for the fouling. Captain Ilarf,
of tlie Defender, claims that the British
yacht had plenty of room to cross the lint,
without fouling either the committee boat
or the Defender. Capts. Cranfleld and
Bjcamore, of the Valkjric, claim that the
American yacht crowded them so cJosely
that the accident was unavoidable, and tlie
blame should rest on thejief ende r.
As the occurrence was right under the
eyes or tlie regatta committee aud of the
America's cup committee as well, both
committees being on the tug Luckentiacli,
which served as the Judges' steamer, they
are in a. good position to decide which ler-
ion of U10 affair is the correct one.
It Is safe to 6ay that if any departure Is
made from the strict letter of the racing
rules w hich apply to the caBe it w ill be in
favor of Lord Dunraien. A decision dis
qualifying the Valkjrle wight put an end
to International yacht racing for many
American boats seldom get fair play In
English waters, but when a rule Is
strictly enforced against an Englishman
here wrong versions of the controversy
reach the other side, and the British
racing public assume that Americaus do
not give the British yachts a fair show
in contests for the cup
After witnessing the performance of the
Defender in licr crippled condition racing
against the Valkyrie in perfect form the
committee need hnie no fears thai a de
cision declaring jestcrdaj's contest no race
would endanger the cup. Some yachts
men go even so far to-day as to say that it
would be good policy to giie the Val
kyrie yesterday's race. That would sat
iety Lord Dunraven's friends, and these
yachtsmen say that the cup would still
The regatta committee met at the New
York Yacht Clubhouse, in Madison aicnue
and Twcntj eeienth street. They held a
prolonged cession and listened to the state
ments of gentlemen who were on board the
yachts. Mr. Busk, who represented the
club on the Engli6h boat, and Dai id Ilen
dcrson, who represented Lord Dunrai en on
the Defender, were preeent. Lord Dun
racn and Mr. Rattey arrived at noon and
rere at once received by the committee.
REPAIRING THE YACHT.
ward or Leeward and Return.
New York, Sept 11. Both Valkvrie and
Defender were taken from Bay Ridge to
the Erie basin at South Brooklyn to day,
the last named to make reiuiirs to the
damages which were inflicted by the foi
mcr In yesterday's race outside Sandy
Hook. The English challenger went to
the ba.lu to make a few necessary prepa
rations Tor tlie third race of the series,
which is to be sailed to-morrow over a
course fifteen miles to windward or lee
ward aud return
MAY SFLIT TI1E THUST.
Window-Glaus Makere Full ti) Iteaeli
Chicago, Bept, 11. It is now said that
as a result of the window glass manufac
turers' meeting at the Auditorium Monday
night, the proposed trust or selling agency
under process of formation may go (
At a meeting n rpllt occurred between
the Pittsburg manufacturers on one side
and those of Indiana on the other. The
trouble is over a division of the territory,
the Western manufacturers clalmlng-fifty
per cent, of the orders, which the Pitts
burg people refuse to grant.
The adoption of the new discount list
bangs in the balance, pending a rettlcment
of this question, which will come up at
the meeting which is to reconvene In Pitts
Work of Diseased Tort.
In Tortc, Ind , Sept. 11. The family of
Charles F. Krueger father, mother and six
children, ranging in age -from 6 to 20
years were lwisoned about a year ago by
ating diseased pork, aad, despite the best
medical skill, one followed the other to the
srrave, the last surviving child, Helen, aged
6 years, dying last night. The physicians
pronounced their disease trichinosis. .
Foreclosing a Big Mortgage.
Spokane, Wash., Sept. 11. The Bay
State Trust Company has commenced an
SOtlon In the United Slates district court
to foreclose s mortgage of $4,616,400
guiusb iuo nqjuiwsiuu wju iutuu tutu I
road Company. - M Jl
"RilMERlcfmS - D0C.KJ
Who is returning after his recent escape from the N. Y. municipal
coadition of Too-much-Parkhurst.
GRAND ARMY'S GREAT DAY
Thirty Taousand Veterans Given a
Genuine Southern Becaption.
Clieered by Hundreds of Thousands
A Ions the Lino of March mid Foto-
lime Diilsluii Most of All.
Louisville, Ky, Sept. 11 The metrop
olis of Kentucky was ablaze with patriotic
enthusiasm this morning. Through her wide
streets and over her boulevards marched as
her guests 30,000 of those who once came
to conquer Their pathway was banked by
over n third of a million people, who gaie
the boys lu blue a reception that will never
be forgotten by the veterans from abroad.
Men of Southern birth and sentiment
vied with their brethren from the North In
their dcmoiistrations-of greeting, and white
haired women who thin -odd years ago this
week beard of the approach of the blue
coats with fear and apprehension iwtlcd
and pelted them to-day with flowers.
It w as a gigantic and sincere tribute to
the Eentlment.that was head of the proces
sion, and which was wornto-day on badges
innumerable, "One rlag. One Countr."
For the grand parade the head of the col
umn formed at Shelby and Broadway,
close upon the spot where the catastrophe
had occurredafew hours before.andat 11:15
three signal guns from Phoenix Hill gave
the signal that all was in readiness for the
grand line of march.
Upon the moment, Capt. J. II. Wcller,
bearing aloft a magnificent specimen of
the Stars and Stripes, moved forward.
Six feet behind him came Capt. Harrison,
holding high a banner emblematic of peace
and good will. Chief Marshal Henry S.
Cohn and tho members of the various citi
zens' committees followed on horseback,
acting as escorts to thecarrlagcs containing
Gov. Brown and staff. Mayor Tyler, the
city officials of New Albany and Jeffer
sonville and other special guests.
The crack Columbia Tost, of Chicago,
was next in line as escort to Commander
ln Chief Lawler and the Council of Ad
ministration, who were mounted on splen
did black chargers. This completed the
advance of the column, and the grand di
visions followed in regular order.
Far down the line four New Hampshire
veterans carried a cage containing the dc
patrment mascot, an immense white eagle,
which has been In captivity for seven
years. When the reviewing stand was
reached the top of the cage was loosened
and the bird, mounting to the upper rail,
gave an unearthly scream in celebration
of freedom, and soared to the skies.
Behind the Granite State contliigcntcame
the Department of the Potomac, with the
famous Old Guard and its field band of
eighty pieces well to the front. Their
Russian mink shakos were a novelty to the
Sou tliern spectators and theirgcneral pictur
esque appearance was rewarded by tor
rents of applause.
THEY ADVANCED MONEY.
Another Blmso Git en tho Fraker In
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 11. Robert T.
ncrrick, the Insurance lawyer, who cap
tured Dr. O. W. Fraker, the insurance
swindler, will file with the clerk of the
United States circuit court an amendment
to the bill In equity which the Insurance
company filed last week to recover the
money paid to Fraker's heirs.
The original bill asked tor the return of
such money as the heirs had recovered
from the companies which fought tbeir
clalm until the February compromise.
It now develops that the heirs have
spent a considerable portion of this money,
but that Judge Lincoln, the administrator,
has Invested some $5,000 secured from the
Equitable and the other companies which
settled without fight.
Noordland Is Floated.
Antwerp, Sept. 11. The Red Star line
steamer Noordland, from New York, which
ran aground in the River Scheldt on the
morning of September 8, during a fog
and was subsequently floated, has been
urveyed In dry dock. No damage to the
WOLF WASJNTHE CHURCH
Currant's Chum May Know a Lot
About the Murder.
MKS. NOLT'S STRANGE STORY
She Suys When She Left the Church
After Finding Illanclio Lament's
Body no Was at the Door Ills
Suspicious Action Progress of
the Famous Trial.
San Francisco, Sept. 11. W. H. T. Dur
rant, the alleged murderer or Blanche La
mont and Minnie Williams, appears to take
a greater Interest In the International yacht
race than In his own trial. During the after
noon session or the trial yesterday early
I editions of the afternoon papers were hand
The most Impressive point that has been
reached in the trial was where Mr. Barnes
walked behind the witness stand and
brought out the black-draped dressmaker's
model, upon xi hich were the garments worn
last by the murdered girl. There was a
wave of intense but subdued excitement in
the audience and a barely audible "Ah"
that came from many throats. OnlyDurrant
was unmoved by the incident.
MKS. NOLT'S 8TORY.
Mrs Hermin Noll, the lady who flrstcame
body of Minnie Williams, may prove to be
one of the most Important witnesses for the
In her former narrations of the incidents
of Easter Sunday morning, Mrs. Nolt
stated that after she had been horrified
by the finding of the body -of Minnie
Williams, In the library, she immediately
made up her mind to notify the church
authorities. She first hurried to Dr. W. Z.
King, and after telling him of her dis
covery, the two hastened to notify the
Mrs. Nolt, through an oversight, pos
sibly, failed to state at the time that she
had met one other person before she saw
Dr. King. That meeting the defense has
deemed important. The person she met
was Clarence Woir. As she lert the church
she hastened down the board walk to the
gate, which Is south of the church. As
she placed her hand on tlie knob another
band was placed on the knob outside.
She pulled the door, the other person
pushed it, and In on Instant Mrs. Nolt
was face to face with a young man who, as
she arterword learned, was Clarence Wolf.
She had not anticipated meeting any one
and was somewhat taken aback at the
running agalnsta strange young man. Her
surprise was slight apparentl ,- compared
with that of Wolf. He started back and
exclaimed: "What! you here?" - -
"Yes," replied Mrs. Nolt, "I'm here.
Whoare you?" "Mr. Woir," he repliedhur
riedly. Then he glanced uneasily at Mrs.
Nolt and said something about coming over
to tlie church to bring lilies for the ladles
to use in decorating the church. As there
were no lilies In his hands or indications
ofthemany wherein sight, Mrs.NoIt thought
the. remark was a strange one. She saw
that the young man was contused about
something and acted in a rather distracted
When seen last evening Mrs. Nolt was
reluctant to talk of theaf fair. "I have never
talked tor the press yet," she said, "and I
prefer not to say anything until I say it on
the witness stand. When lam subpoenaed
by tlie defense, of course, I will testgify,
although I dread the ordeal. I really have
Jlttlo to say and can get it over with In a
Makes a Virtue of Defeat.
London, Sept. 11. Mr. Gladstone, in a
letter to a friend, expresses the opinion
that the recent discomfiture, of the Lib
eral party laid to heart will prove through
resolute conduct an eventual benefit to the
Liberal cause and to the national pros
perity, which Is associated therewith.
Hotel Johnson Cafes
For high-grade oysters, midday lunch and
5 o'clock dinner. Sea food and fine fruits.
RECRUITING TO FREE CUBA
Four Hundred Chicago Men and
Capitalists Who Are 'Fitting the Ex
pedition Are Promised "Valuable
Concessions of Lund ill Itetnrn.
Chicago, Sept., 11. Advertisements have
been posted in Englewood for some days
calling for recruits for the Englewood
Cavalry. L. C. Andrew!, formerly ef the
Tenth U. 8. Infantry, is recruiting the cav
alrymen He says that he has 400 Chicago men who
are pledged to go to Cuba.-and that $75,
000 has been subscribed by three wealthy
residents of this city for the fitting out
of an expedition, the payment of recruits,
and the landing of them in the struggling
TLesemcn, Mr. Andrews says, have been
in communication with wealthy Cuban
patriots who have agreed, in payment for
the aid furnished, to deed vnluablc lauds
to the Chicagoans who extend aid.
The recruits are to be Joined by two bat
teries and a regiment of infetntry to be
recruited in Kansas City.
"Uncle Sam will not bother us," Eoid
Captain Andrews "We are going into
Mexico. The. Mexican -Rnverrment knows
of our Intention and favors it. We will
drill probably in Chihuahua, then go to
the coast and thence to Cuba."
RECRUITS FOR REBELS.
Actliy of Insurgent Emi-snjles
A roil nil Nintliigo Do Cuba.
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Sept2, via
Jacksonville, Fla , Sept. 11. Thirty young
men of this city, members of the most aris
tocratic white families of the province, have
received a letter from Gen. Antonio Maceo
inviting them to accompany blm to Coma
guey. They are preparing to leave here l
a body during the coming week to incor
porate themselves with the command of
the rebel chief.
Insurgent emissaries of this city are
sending recruits through the government
picket lines nearly every night to join
In business circles the feeling Is growing
that Martinez Campos' plans have virtually
fallen through, and that the war will con
tinue two years or mure. General commer
cial houses are arranging to close up then;
Few planters now hope to be able to
harvest their crops and hunger Is begin
ning to stare the poorer classes In the face.
BOMB THROWER. CONFESSES.
Victor Boutellhe Was The Man Who
Fired the Hot hue Ul Id ,SlieIl.
Paris, Sept. 1 1. Further inquiry on the
part of the police has established the identity
of tho man who attempted sto explode a
bomb in the Rothschilds Bank, as Victor
Boutellhe, a grandson of a magistrate of
Boutellhe, who is in Jail here, has written
a letter to the Judge de instruction explain
ing his motnes for attempting the outrage.
He dilates upon the hardship he has under
gone, and declares that, although a man of
education, he was unable to procure means
This led him to dreams of social regenera
tion, and misfortune inspired him to hatred
of tho sight of wealth. He, the letter con
tinues, a man equal to the most powerful,
was obliged to spend hia living In enricuing
millionaires. He gives the address of bis
mother, and asks that the.'pollce break the
news of his arrest to her kindly.
Tho receipts from Internal revenue to-day
were $316,187; from customs, $77G,10C,
and miscellaneous, $96,371. The na
tional bank notes receded to-day for re
demption amounted, tor' $230,937.
Judge ,Cox to-day dismissed the tem
porary restraining order nod bill in the
suit of James T. Summers against William
A. Bicbards, where It was asked that the
latter be enjoined from selling at auction
property belonging to the petitioner.
THE TIMES IS A VICTOR
Continuance of tho Case Ordered With
tho Understanding That tho Com
puny Will ilazc the Obstructions.
Attorney Thomas Intimates That
It Has AH Been Arranged.
The trolley company has been given
ten days within -which to remove their
By agreement between Acting Prose
cuting Attorney Mason Richardson and
Mr. John Uldout, nti-.ney for tbe-trol-ley
company, the case or The Times against
the company was continued this morn
ing In the police court.for ten days. This
announcement was made abojt 10.30
a. tn , notwithstanding that up to that
hour It was the understanding that the
case would proceed.
Mr. J. II. Ralston, representing one of
the witnesses, remained in court till the
announcement of the continuance was
made, having been Informed that the mat
ter would be dispo3ed of-ttlls morning.
It was something or a surprise to all
concerned, therefore, when ILL attorney
for the prosecution gut up and stated to
the court that eojnsel on both sides bad
agreed to let the hearing go over for ten
Mr. Rldoul confirmed this understand
ing to the court in a few words.
Mr. Ralston begged leave to say that in
Justice to the complaluant ho would have to
protest against this proceeding.
MR. RALSTON'3 PEOTEST.
Judge Kimball said that the complainant
had nothing to do with it, since the attor
ney on both sides appeared to be satisfied.
Mr. Ralston replied that, notwithstand
ing that fact, he felt It a duty to make tlie
protest on behalf of the complaining wit
ness. The court still held that It was a matter
for the Dhtrict of Columbia and the at
torney for the defense.
Mr. Ralston, having put himself on rec
ord, appeared to be satisfied and left the
One of tlie specially interesting phases
or iiecuUarties of the proceedings this morn
ing was tlie sudden change of front by the
prosecuting attorney. His action was
evidently on his own motion or that of tlie
The latter were applied to to unravel
Commissioner Truesdell was asked:
"Will you state whether the action tak
en by Mr. Richardson in the police court
this morning was the result of suggestion
or direction from the Commissioners?"
llr. Truesdell replied: "I am not at lib
erty to be interviewed on that subject."
Major Powell was asked substantially the
same question, to which he replied that
be did not care to express himself on the
question, as there had alre-ady been so
much misrepresentation in tbepremlses.
Major Powell was told that there had
been no misrepresentation of him on the
subject by The Times a proposition which
be did not deny.
WHAT MR. THOMAS SAYS.
But Attorney for the District Thomas
would talk and did talk:
"Why was the continuance granted?" he
"In order to give tho company ten days
in which to remove the n lies."
Further explaining the Eltuation he
'My understanding this morning was
that Mr Uldout would ask for a contin
uance of the case lu order to enable the
company to takedownltspolesinaccordancc
with antecedent promises. In the cent
that motion was not granted, he would
djniaril a Jury trial, and that would neces
sitate the carrying over of the case until
at least the 23d of this n oiith, as the Jury
will not be in attendance earlier than
It was lu view or these circumstances
that Mr. Thomas consented to the continu
ance. His itatemenl above 'Is an official
guarantee that the poles will be removed
by the Commissioners if the cotnpanj does
not remove them wilblu ten days.
It is still believed, howecr, from the
very fact of the continuance that there w l
be no positive action by the Commissioners
until the return of Commissioner Ross.
DITCSE THE TROLLEY.
EcKlngton Citizens Circulating a Pe
tition to That Effect.
A palition, couched as follows, is being
circulated among the residents along theline
or the Ecklngton road and in the suburb
forming the road's terminus:
To the Commissioners ot the District of
.It appearing from the local newspapers
that a petition has li-en fl'ed with the
"tommlssloners of the District by some
citizens who favor a continuauce of the
Eckington & Soldiers' Home trolley cars
on New York aenue, upon the grounds
that their discontinuance would seriously
Inconvenience them in their "official, busi
ness and social relations with the city,"
we, the undersigned, residents and prop
erty owners of the city of WdshingtoJ,
also dependent, wholly or in part, upon
the Eckington road for the continuance
Df our "official, business and social rela
tions," do hereby respectfully repn-sent
that the petition above referred to, if
correctly reported, contains sUlcments
without founda- on in fact, and j.e:itloi
for the Immediate removal of the poles
nd wires which now obstruct New York
avenue, for the following reasons:
First. The trolley occupation of said
tveuue is and lias teen since the first day
of July last in direct and absolute viola
tion of the exprcts provision of the law,
which it is the -.worn duty of the Commis
sioners to vigorously enforce without fear
Second. Wc firmly believe that the Im
mediate removal of the trolley poles and
wires from said avenue is the oiilj tangible
way of speedily securing for the patrons
of raid line a modtrrn and entirely unob
jectionable system of street car propul
sion over this route, the statements and
promises of its maragement to the con
trary notwithstanding. .
Third. The temporary extension of the
Fifth street horse car service out New
York avenue to First street northeast would
work no injury or expense to the company
beyond a few additional cars and the neces
sary borses'and men to run them, as frogs
nd switches are already laid; nor would
the patrons of the road be subjected to any
material inconvenience In their "official,
business and social" relations by the tempo
rary substitution of horse cars for the trol
ley, because the difference in time lost by
the change in running the short distance of
Fifth street northwest, now covered by tne
trolley, would be more than counterbalanced
Washington's famous fiction writer,
wbOKCsepuratlon from Dr. Burnett
was exclusively announced in the
Morning Times to-dny.
by the discontinuance of the double system
of transfer now In uc oa Fifth street.
Fourth". The people who live In Brook
land, the Catholic University, and alotg
the line of this road, far beyond the city
limits, will not be deprived of the rapid
transit now afforded them by the trolley
in reaching the city, for more than three
quarters of the trolley 1,'ne or the Eckington
road is in the county, therefore their
opinion or conenience should not-be con
sidered In connection with the other one
quarter or the road lying within the city,
as those of us who live alon the line of this
road in the city, and in Eckington, w ;h,
now is practically a part of the city, derle
no such accommodation from the trolley,
for we are carried over the trolley portion
of the line, a few squares only, are then
transferred to a horse car for three or four
more squares, and then dumped out again
into another horse car 10 complete our
Journey as best we may.
I'lftb. Wc areoppoEedto the introduction
into the city of Washington of the objec
tionable trolley rystem ot street car pro
pulsion, and firmly believe that the con
tinued occupation of New "York avenue by
the Eckington trolley is solely for the pur
hsc of maintaining the advantage this
lompany now has, with the hope that it
may be enabled to obtain further and per
manent concessions from Congress for the
extension of the trolley system over all
their lines within the city limits, and so
long as these poles-are allowed to remain
lhere is great danger of the ultimate accom
plishment of this purpose.
Troop3 Grow Uneasy and Propose to
Stop the Proceedings.
Narrow Escape of .Non-Union Steam
Shovel Workers from a Train Let
Loose by the Union Men.
Isbpcming, Mich., Sept. II. About 200
strikers arc drilling every night about a
mile west of town. This has an altogether
too warlike aspect for those in command of
the State trcops, and an attempt will be
made to break up the meetings.
The strikers claim that the railroad
men will strike in sympathy with them,
but the latter deny any such Intention.
Trouble Is anticipated in Ne-gaunee before
the week is ended, as the attitude of
Mayor Foley encourages the strikers.
A gang of strikers in the vicinity of the
Salisbury mine at midnight loosened the
brakes on a train of ore cars and ran them
into the location. The cars had a start of
half a mileind were running at the late
ot about fifteen miles an bour when they
struck a box car in which the steam shoel
operators and others working at the mice
under military protection we-re sleeping.
The strikers evidently expected that the
collision would result in injury to the
mn, but the mine watchman boarded the
cars and applied tlie brakes, checking their
speed considerably before they struck the
boxcar. The men were thrown from their
bunks and badly shaken up, but none were
Wcak-Knced Striker Found With Ills
Aurora, III, Sept. 11. Patrick Barrett,
one of the striking employes of the Aurora
cotton mills, was found lying under the
New York street bridge yesterday morning.
His back was broken.
He claims to have been assaulted during
the night by unknovn parties and thrownoff
the bridge. Barrett was a speaker at the
strikers' meeting ard advocated a return to
work pending a settlement of the wage
question, thus incurring the enmity of the
more turbulent clement.
The 300 strikers arc still out, but pros
pects are that the mill owners and employes
will soon come to an agreement.
DRAWBAR PULLED OUT.
Two Men Killed und Cars Wrecked In
Evanstille, Wis., Sept. 11. A lad wreck
occurred on the Chicago and Northwestern
road near this placo yesterday, causing
the death of two men and the demolition of
sccral freight cars.
The killed are F. P. Hollinshcad, of New
Lisbon, and E. J. Sullivan, of New Lisbon.
The accident was caused by a drawbar
pulling out of one of the center cars, which
dropped down anad caught in the tics ot
tlie railroad bridge, throwing the cars
into tlie water. A wrecklngcrewisclearing
up the wreck.
relham Stanor, N. Y., Sent. 1 1. Thedend
body or a man apparently about 33 jears
old, and who this morning was identified
as James Ross, who recently arrived at
Mount Vernon from Chicago, was found
on Allen place, with a bullet hole in his
head and a discharged revolver lying be
side him. It 13" supposed to be a cose of
Permits to build were issued to-day ns
follows. Thomas W. -Smith, for a three
story brick addition to ll.e Hotel Emrich,
on C street uortliwf.l, $1,000; Adolpli
Meluklng, store and ducll!it No. 507 Q
strcetnortliwcst. $3,500; Thomas W. Pick
ford, dwelling, No. 816 New Jerey ave
nue northwest, 55,000; Franklin Imurance
ronipany, addition lc- No. Gil Twclfty
street northwest, $1,01,0.
The Treasury stated gold reserve to
by Is $97,020,003, subject to deductions
tor withdrawals of yesterday of $1CD,000.
Tho Commissioner of Labor who has
accepted tlie chair of economics In
tlie McMuhon Hall ot 1'hilosophy at
the Cut hollo TJiilverity. I
FOUR PAR&DERS KILLED
Terrible Explosion of a Caisson
at Louisville This Morning.
BODIES HUELED SKYWAED
Member-, of Louisville Legion Take
aBattery to riioenlx Hill to Fire
a Salute of Forty Guns to Grand
Army When tho Accident Mys
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 11. Four mem
bers of the Louisville Legion were instantly
killed this morning by the explosion of am
munition in the caisson of the gun which
was being driven to Phoenix Hill for ser
vice in connection with the G. A. R. pa
rade. The MCtimB are:
Corp. A. L. Robinson, 2233 Graysonstreet.
Priate C. Woods, 1031 Vine street.
Frlvate A. McBride, 525 West Chestnut
William AdainB, colored driver.
The soldiers killed were members of
Battery A, and belonged to a section of
six in charge of one gun. Capt. David
Castleinan was in cofemand. The four
unfortunates were seated on the caLsson.
Sergt. Fred Conn and Private E. M.
Bobbs were injured, though not very seri
ously. Conn's left hand was lacerated
and left eye and face powder burned.
Bobbs' back was sprained, eye-brows and
eye slightly injured. Both men are suffer
ing from tlie shock.
Another member of the battery, whose
name Is not as yet learned, is reported
Capt. David -Castleinan, who was ia
charge, was riding at the side of the detail.
He escaped injury.
FORTY ROUNDS EXPLOEDD.
The caisson contained sixty pounds ot
powder, enough to fire forty rounds.
The caue of the accident is inexplicable.
The report that one of the men was smok
ing is denied by Capt. Castleman, who
said It was one ot those unrortunate acci
dents that cannot be guarded against. A
simllnrnccideutoccurrcd iu Chicago daring
the strike, in which three men were killed
and several wounded.
Theaccideuthappenedabouto 50 o'clock.
The battery section was proceeding to
Phoenix Hill to the forty salutes in honor
of the G. A. R., aud had reached a point
between the Avery and Hall residences on
Broadway, between Third and Fourth
streets, when the accident occurred. The
legion hospital corps was notified at once
and ha'-rfcned to the scene.
Gov. John Young Brown, who was stop
ping with MaJ. George B. Easton, was
asleep In bed. Tlie explosion stunned him,
and it was some time be Tore be revived. Mrs.
Easton was in the bathroom at the time.
She saw the flash and was k Locked off
her feet by th" explosion. She was badly
stunned, but as soon as she was brought
around began ministering to Gov. Brown.
Sheets were taken from the neighboring
houses and spread over the dead bodies.
BISHOP'S GRAPHIC STORY.
This description of the affair was given
by Bishop Samuel Fallows, of Illinois,
w ho is the guest or Mr. W. E. Hall.
"I was awakened by the explosion by be
ing shaken onto! bed. I Jumped up and ran
to the window, but could see nothing but
smoke. The remains of those killed were
charred bejoud recognition, and one man
was bat a mass of raw flesh. Three of the
men lost arms and legs All of the clothing
was torn from their bodies. One of the
bodies was fouud lying between the street
car tracks at Fourth and Broadway; an
other by the side of a tree box In front of
W. C. Hall's house at 310 West Broadway.
"Still another was fouud by the side of a
telegraph pole, twenty five feet from the
comer of Fourth and Broadway. One was
burled through a tree In George B. Ration's
yard and fell through the branches, strik
ing the iron fence and crushing it with the
force. Several branches were torn off the
tree by the body as It came through. An
unknown negro, who was passing opposite
the cannon at the time was hurled through
the air by the cxp'osion to the top of this
house, where he 6truck with full force
against the sto. . His leg was broken by
. The explosion-created consternation
among the occupants of the fashionabto
residences in the vicinity.
TO OUT-EIFFEL EIFFEL.
Ciiicnso Will Have a Touer Over
1,000 Fe-et Illuh.
Chicago, Sept. 11. The West Park board
has received a communication from the
Tower Company, an organization or local
capitalists, who aim to construct a tower
to surpass the Eiffel towerot Paris.
This company proposes to construct a
gigantic steel tower Jn one of the West
Side parks. The elevation is placed at
1,100 feet awl the cost is estimated at
The company asks a ten-year privilege,
and requests an early reply. The question
waslnrormally discussed at the board meet
ing yesterday, but action on the request
Iowa's Armor Accepted.
Secretary Herbert has decided to accept
the side armor plates ot the Iowa, which
were so effectively tested last week, at
tho Indian Head proving grounds.