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AN ADMINISTRATION MOVE;
Made for the Purpose of Uniting the
Warring Factions. '
EKOVYEE WORKING UP HIS CANYASS.
Harmon? In the Shape of Federal Appoint
ments to be Carried Still Farther la the Old
Dominion How Lnncston I to be Fixed
Win Still to be Placated A Kandall
Democrat Blast be the Candidate for
Governor The Democrat Do More
Thinking Thau Talking The Cnmpalco
to be Dectdedlr Aecresslve Mahone
Foots All Dills Brewer's Flalform and
Candidacy for the Speakership of the
House A Republican Editor, From In
dianapolis, Too, Who Failed to Catcb On.
A very interesting feature of the cam
paign in Virginia is the fact that President
Harrison was one of the leaders in the move
to Harmonize the Mahone and the anti-Ma-hone
factions. The Democrats seem to re
alize the power of the new combination, and
while talking little but doing a great
deal of thinking, they don't hesitate to ad
mit that they think a protection or Randall
Democrat mnst be nominated for Governor.
Congressman Brower enunciates bis plat
form of principles. He insists on the adop
tion ot the internal revenue system, no mat
ter by whom accomplished, and is confident
he holds the balance of power.
ISr-ECUI. TELEGUtM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
"Washington, July 22. As more de
tails are learned here about the compromise
between the Virginia factions it is evident
that the plan adopted was dictated by Sena
tor Quay and Mr. Clarkson, of the Republi
can National Committee. The call that was
adopted is neither the JIahone call cor the
Brady call. Mahone was forced to accept
the compromise which is involved in the
new plan as the condition of recognition by
the administration and of co-operation by
the administration in the State campaign
The anti-Mahone men hod" very strong
supporters on the National Committee, and
the compromise was really dictated by
them and the President The President
consulted with the members of the Republi
can National Committee at every point in
the proceeding, and is unquestionably as
A Forty to the Entire Deliberation
as if he had been present at the two nearly
all-night sessions during which tbe subject
Harmony, as illustrated by appointments
to office, is to be carried t till further than it
has been. General Brady, the leading anti
Mahone man, has already been rewarded by
the appointment of Collector of Internal
Revenue in the Norfolk district. This is
an office worth 55,000 to 56,000 a year. It
i controls, also, a very considerable part of
the Federal patronage of the State. The
' collector has the appointment of SO deputies.
The amount of tax to be collected annually
exceeds $1,000,000. This patronage is to be
used to promote the good of the party.
How Lnncston Is to be Fixed.
Prof. Langston, who has been very
inimical to Mahone, and who claims that
JIahone prevented his election to Congress,
and who even intimated that he would
accept the independent nomination for Gov
ernor of the State, is, it is learned, to be
placated by an equitable share of patronage
in this internal revenue election district.
He is relied upon to support the compromise.
Another important appointment is to be
that of John S. "Wise, ex-Congressman, son
of ex-Governor Wise, one of the best known
of tbe young orators of the South, to be
postmaster of Richmond, Va. Mr. "Wise
has within a comparatively short time re
moved to New York and opened a law office
there. It was supposed that he would have
sothing more to do with the politics of his
native State, but it is said that he is on tbe
siLte for postmaster of Richmond and will
accept the appointment
One Way to Bar? tbe Hatchet.
Jlr. "Wise is credited with the statement
bat the only way in which the Virginia Re
publicans bury the hatchet is to bury it in
each other. It remains to be seen whether
he will accept the Mahone-Brady-CIarkson-Quay
omnrtmise, and become a Federal
officeholder and an earnest supporter of JIa
hone as a candidate for Governor, if the lat
ter shall be nominated.
The Republican leaders of Virginia insist
that the Democrats will be likely to nomi
nate a Randall Democrat as a candidate for
Governor, in order to prevent the disaffec
tion from the Democratic ticket in the min
ing regions in the southwestern part of the
Mate. Jlr. "William Venable is mentioned
as oneot the men likely to be recommended
for the nomination. He is a Randall Dem
ocrat, a strong protectionist, and a very
wealthy man, who would rely upon the lib
eral contribution that the tobacco manufac
turers of the State would be likely
To Make to becare His Election
if nominated. How the small majority of
Randall Democrats in the State of Virginia
expect to secure control of the nominating
machinery in the State Convention is not
The election in Virginia this fall is an im
portant one. It involves not only the elec
tion of Governor and the control of the State
administration, bnt the election as well of 21
members of the Legislature, who will be
hold-overs in the Legislature that will elect
the next United States Senator to succeed
John "W. Daniel. JIahone is a candidate
for the Senate. He will devote all his
energies to be restored to his old position.
He will endeavor to sec to it that these 21
hold-over members of the Legislature shall
be Republicans and JIahone men.
It ia not yet certain that JIahone will get
the Republican nomination for Governor.
The compromise is not so harmonious that
he will be nominated without a contest He
will dietate the terms, however, and will
either be nominated himself or say who shall
The Democrats Not Saylne Macb.
"Virginia Democrats are not saying much
at present," said United States Senator John
S. Barbour to-day, "but they are thinking a
great deal, and will be found wide awake
when the votes are counted. "When the
question is presented to the white people of
Virginia whether the State shall be turned
over to JIahone and his followers there is
never but one response nowadays, and that
is an emphatie negative. The taxpaying
people of Virginia have not forgotten the
reign of JIahoneism, and their memory is so,
keen on that point that they do not wish to
return to it. It is too early to outline the
issue on which the campaign will be waged,
but I presume General JIahone will attempt
to thrust the industrial issue upon us, or, in
other words, the high protective tariff issue.
Now, it should be understood that Virginia
Democrats are not and never were in favor
of free trade. They are in favor of tariff
Not nn Issne Jmt at Present.
"I do not think the State's debt question
will cut any figure in the campaign this
year; but whatever the issues presented by
the opposition may be, the Democrats will
be prepared to meet them squarely. "We do
not propose that General JIahone shall
make the pace for us, by any means. The
campaign on our part will be aggressive
from start to finish. In 1881 and 1883
JIahone had Governor, Legislature, Su
preme Court of Appeals, two United States
Senators in fact, everything that was out
The world knows how the JIahone dynasty
used its power; the people of Virginia know
only too well. "We have gradually wrested
everything irom tbe JIahoneites, in spite of
tbe -fact that they had control of what is
known as the machine. Now we have it,
and we expect to hold it
The Eigld Discipline of a Soldier.
"JIahone still issues his orders as if he
was at the head of his division in Lee's
army. His discipline is of the most rigid
character. He carries everything on his
own shoulders. I do not underrate his or
ganizing capacity. He generally foots the
bills for the State conventions, which he
calls, pays for the hall, and pays the board
of the negro delegates while the convention
lasts. A JIahone convention, frequently
misnamed a Republican State Convention,
is worth something to the curiosity-seeker.
The negro delegates generally comprise the
major portion of the convention. They do
cot put up at hotels, but are quartered in
squads of half a dozen or more at some pri
vate house owned by a negro. A member
of tbe squad does the cooking, if any is re
quired, Usually, however, very little cook
ing is done, as corn bread and a cud of
tea or coffee and some whisky suffices.
'Hott BInbone. Work is Don.
"Much has been said about Mahone's or
ganization in Virginia. As a matter of
fact, he has no organization in the sense
known to Northern politicians. His work
is done mainly through colored preachers,
who proclaim from the pulpit Mahone's
wishes, and who exhort their flocks to go to
the polls and vote the straight. Republican
ticket, from A to Izzard.
"I do not know how much of a figure
Langston will cut in the impending canvass.
He hates JIahone enough to give him
trouble if opportunity offers. Langston is
able and shrewd, bnt it is probable that if
he is found to be formidable in his opposi
tion to JIahone, tbe administration will try
to buy him off with some good office. I do
not think JIahone cares to be elected Gover
nor of Virginia. Jly opinion is he would
like to decline the nomination, and it is
quite probable that it will be given him.
Plenty of Good Men In the Field.
"I cannot name the Democratic nominee
for Governor. Several good men are in the
field, any of which can be elected this year,
I think. "Whoever is nominated, whether
it will be an ardent tariff reformer, like
O'Ferrall, or some man of more conserva
tive views, the candidate will stand square
ly on the platform indorsed by the conven
tion. "The campaign must from necessity be of
mote than local interest, from the fact that
the Republican National Committee in
tends to give the Republican party in Vir
finia financial support and the aid of its
est speakers. The administration will
throw its influence in favor of Mahone, and
every effort will be made to place the State
permanently in the Republican column,
but we are not frightened. The State is
naturally Democratic. Pour-fifths of the
white voters are with us, or against Mahone,
and the apathv that existed during the
Cleveland administration, and which came
so near causing us to lose the State, has
TOO STBONG A GEESHAM MAX.
One Indiana Editor Whom the President
Dared to Turn Down.
rSrXCIAI, TXXECBJLK TO TUX DISPATCn.l
Washington, July 22. Colonel Hol
loway, of the Indianapolis Nevis, started
home to-day, one of the most disgusted of
all the Republicans who haven't got an
office. He is about the only editor heard of
who has been "turned down." His first ef
fort was for chief of the Government Print
ing office. He failed to get that, and the
contest huing on for so long that iu the
meantime Indiana had got more than her.
full quota of persons in office. This didn't
daunt tbe Colonel, however, as he thought
Indiana, and especially Indiana editors, -had
unlimited claims on the administration
He put in a bid for Superintendent of
Foreign Mails. Knocked out of that, he
asked for the very comfortable post of Sup
erintendent of the Dead Letter Office. It
is said tbe President at last told him bluntly
that he did not dare "to appoint any more
Indianians to office.
Now Holloway's friends claim that it is
cot because of the number of Hoosiers in
office, but because he was an enthusiastic
supporter of Gresham instead of Harrison,
which is the cause of his failure; and many
express tbe opinion that if he was so strong
a-Gresham man, while living in the same
city with Harrison, it would have been good
taste for him to refrain from pressing his
claims fo- anything.
A BIG SDH MISSING.
'Nearly Half a Million Dollars Mysteriously
rsrxciAx. tilxobam to thb msrATcn.i
"Washington July 22. For several
days there have been hints of the myster
ious disappearance of the sum of 5468,000
paid by tbe Government to representatives
of the Creek Nation as first payment for the
lands which they ceded to the United
States, and which are now a part of Okla
homa. To-day National Treasurer Moore,
of the Creek Government, and Raley Mc
intosh laid before Secretary Noble all the
facts in their possession, which are that
General Pleasant Porter, ex-Chief of the
Creeks, and two other men were about two
months ago authorized by tbe Creek Na
tional Council to come to Washington and
draw the money doe them from the Govern
ment The money was drawn, but has
me $m$im& m$pmin.
never been carried into the Creek treasury.
Then the Secretary of the Interior and the
Attorney General had a conference about
the matter and decided to send a special at
torney to the Indian Territory, with author
ity to recover the money if possible, and to
prosecute criminally the derelict persons.
Ex-Congressman Zack Taylor, of Memphis,
is likely to be sent on this errand.
Porter and his companions are said'to be
in the Creek country, explaining the disap
pearance of the funds by saying that it cost
them 5468,000 to ret the bill of purchase
through Congress." When the bill appro
priating 51,700,000 for the purchase of the
lands was pending in Congress Secretary
Vilas was informed that ex-Governor Craw
ford, of Kansas, a claim and land agent,
had a contract with the Creeks by which he
was to get 10 per cent of the purchase
money for his services. Vilas sent for the
Creek Commissioners and Crawford and com
pelled them to write a compact declaring
that no commissions whatever were to be
paid. Now not only the 10 per cent com
mission but the entire principal has disap
North Carolina's Candidate for Speaker De
clares His Principles Absolute Aboli
tion of the Internal Revenue Sys
tem nis War Crj,
ISFXCXIL TXLIQBAM TO TOX DISPATCH. I
Washington, July 22. Congressman
Brower has arrived in Washington to push
his contest for the Speakership of the next
House. He said to-day: "Yes, I am an in
dependent candidate for Speaker, and I am
going to be elected. I have assurances of
enough support to give me the balance of
power in the House. My friends and I will
go into no caucus, neither the Republican
nor the Democratic We shall be a party
by ourselves, and a party with principles.
I take my stand on the abolition of the in
ternal revenue system. TfTat is an outrage
upon a free people, a war tax that must be
removed. My platform is that I will not
go with any party that refuses to pledge
itself to abolition of the internal tax as tbe
first step to be taken in tariff reform. On
this question I have the support of
The People of the South,
irrespective of party. Jly colleague, Mr.
Ewart, like myself from a mountain dis
trict, can please his people in no better way
than by abandoning party for this tax re
form. Why, for a dozen years the Demo
crats have been promising the people of my
State that as soon as they obtained power
they would abolish the spy tax system. The
Republicans have told the people that the
Democrats were making false pretenses, and
that their only hope of "riddance of the ob
noxious system of taxation lay in the Re
publican party. In the present condition
of party politics I see little hope from either
the Republicans or the Democrats, and my
plan of campaign is to lift aloft the banner
of absolute abolition of the, internal reve
nue, and to
Rally Around the Standard
a small band of devoted, determined men.
There are 17 Republican Representatives
from the South and the border States, and
one-half of these, by standing together, can
compel the Republicans to agree to abolish
the internal revenue, or turn the organiza
tion of the House over to the Democrats."
Jlr. Brower says his people are tired of
playing the patient role; that they have been
patient these many years, and the revenue
spies have not been taken away. Now they
are going to see what courage and audacity
will do. Brower is not afraid to go clear
over to the Democrats, for if by so doing he
can succeed in abolishing the internal rev
enue, his people will triumphantly re-elect
mm as aDyinuepenaent
That Brower has some independence and
nerve he has already shown.
He Toted for the Mills BUI
in the last Congress, and on Washington's
Birthday introduced a bill granting amnesty
to all citizens who have been convicted ot
offenses against the revenue laws. Brower
himself has had trouble with the Govern
ment about collection of the revenue from
his distilleries, and knows what it is to eet
into the clutches of the Federal law.
A prominent Tennessee Republican says
it is understood that Judge Houk and the
other Republican Congressmen from Ten
nessee will join the revolt against Harrison,
and seek to control the organization of the
House. For some inscrutable reason Sena
tor Harris, a Democrat, has had more in
fluence in the appointments made in Ten
nessee than the trio of Republican Congress
men from that State.
They Will Come Terr Hlch.
Probably the Administration, under the
advice of Quay and Clarkson, will now go
to work to buy off these disaffected South
erners, and bribe them, if possible, into loy
alty to the regular caucus, just as an effort
is Being made to bribe the anti.Jlahoneites
of Vifginia into submission to tbe boss
which the Administration has set up in that
State. The prediction is freely made here
that if the Administration does succeed in
buying oft the independent Congressmen, it
will have to pay a very large price.
TREATED AS A EAEE JOKE.
The Propaganda at Ilomo Ixiajchs at the
Idea of an American Pope.
ISFZCIAL TELZOEAM TO TUX DISrATCH.1
New Yobk, July 22. Bishop JIcQuaid,
of the diocese of Rochester, returned from
Rome on the Normandie, to-day. He has
been paying his usual decennial visit to the
Pope, and secured a decision, the tenor of
which has already been published, in the
case of Father L. A. Lambert, whose bitter
attacks on the Bishop to the. Pope have
caused much comment in Catholic circles.
The offending priest is first to publish his
act of submission to the Bishop, retract all
the attacks he has made, the Bishop to pro
vide him with a suitable place, his return to
Waterloo being barred. The Bishop has re
ceived notification that Father Lambert had
on the 19th instant signified his willingness
Bishop JIcQuaid was cot prepared to say
what berth he had in store for the offending
clergyman. The Bishop said that the Pope
had taken no cognizance of tbe troubles in
the Clan-na-Gael. Years ago he had con
demned the Fenians. '"The Clan-na-Gael,
the United Brotherhood, once tbe Irish Re
publican Brotherhood, is substantially the
same sort of organization, said the Bishop.
"The oath they take has been condemned by
the Catholic Church."
Bishop JIcQuaid said the talk about an
American Pope as the successor of Pope
Leo, was treated as a rare joke among the
Cardinals at Rome and in the propaganda.
A PECULIAR DEATH.
A Sore Through Which Spnrted Mrs. Ellen
Roberts' Life Blood.
Louisville, July 22. Mrs. Ellen
Roberts bled to death here to-day in a sin
gular manner. A few days ago a small sore
appeared in her knee and crew rapidly
larger. Her health continued good, how
ever, and little attention was paid to it At
3 o'clock this morning ihe was awakened by
severe pain and found blood pouring from
the sore. Her husband hastened for a physi
cian, bnt before he could return, death had
Military to Visit Montreal.
Montbeal, July 22. The officers of the
First Connecticut National Guards, the
oldest regiment in the United States, re
turned .home to-night after having made ail
arrangements for a visit to this place in
jFW ri '"ir,'
PITTSBURG, TUESDAY; JULY 23, 1889.
CATTLE QUEEN KATE
Ends Her Notorious Career at the
End of a Cowboy's Strong Lariat.
LYNCHED WITH HEE PARTNER.
The Postmaster at Sweetwater Accompanies
Her on Her Last Journey.
SHE DIES CUBSIN6 HEE EXECUTIONEES.
Their Bold Thieving Brousht to an Abrnpt End by
Kate Maxwell, the notorious cattle queen,
was lynched by cowboys Sunday night from
the same limb of a tree as James Averill,
the Postmaster at Sweetwater, Wyoming
Territory, and a partner of the female cattle
thief. The tragic death of the Cattle Queen
was a fitting climax to her adventurous life.
She died cursing her executioners.
I SPECIAL TXLXGBAX TO THE DISPATCH.
Cheyenne, Wto., July 22. James
Averill and the notorious cattle queen, Kate
JIaxwpll, were lynched by cowboys last
nicht The bodies of the "Bustler" and
range queen dangled from the same limb of
a big cottonwooa, tnis morning. J-ne scene
of the lawless but justifiable deed of the
midnight riders is on the Sweetwater river,
in Carbon county, near Independence Rock,
a landmark made historical during the rush
overland to the California gold fields.
Averill was 'postmaster at Sweetwater.
Kate Maxwell was the heroine of a sensa
tional story which appeared in the news
papers throughout the country three months
ago, when she raided a'gambling house and
recovered a large sum of money won from
Stockmen of the Sweetwater regiou have
been the victims of cattle thieves for years.
On account of prejudice, it has been impos
sible to convict on this charge, and the
rustlers have become very bold.
A PAIR OF ACTIVE THIEVES.
Averill and his remarkable partner have
been very active in thieving. The woman
could hold her own on the range, riding
like a demon, shooting on the (lightest pre
text, and handling the lariat and branding
iron with the skill of the most expert
Fifty freshly-branded yearling steers
were counted in the Averill and Maxwell
herds, Saturday morning. A stock de
tective, whose suspicions were aroused, was
driven from this place when he was noticed
viewing the stolen property. This circum
stance was reported to the ranchmen, who
determined to rid the country of the desper
Averill and the woman have several
times been ordered to emigrate or cease ap
propriating mavericks, but had disregarded
all warnings. After her celebrated gamb
ling bouse escapade, Mrs. Maxwell degener
ated from a picturesque Western character
into a reckless' prairie virago of loose
morals, and lost most of her following, but
continued partnership with the postmaster.
taken at a disadvantage.
Word was passed along the river, and IS
to 20 men gathered at a designated place
and galloped to the cabin of AverUland
Cattle Kate without unnecessary noise.
The rustlers were at home, and a peep
through a window disclosed the thieves and
a boy in their empty cabin, sitting beside a
rude fireplace smoking cigarettes. As half
a dozen men rushed into the room a Win
chester was poked through each window,
and a command came to throw up their
hands with unmistakable earnest
The trio sprang for their weapons, but
were quickly overpowered. Averill begged
and whined, protesting his innocence. Kate
cursed. Her execration of the lynchers was
something terrible in its way. She cursed
everything and everybody, challenging the
deity to harm her if he possessed the power.
An attempt was made to gag her, but her
struggling was so violent that this was,
abandoned. She called for her own horse to
ride to the tree selected tor a scaffold, and
vaulted astride the animal's back from the
BOPES ABOUND TIIEIE NECKS.
Averill did not resist, and the boy, who
had been told that he would not be harmed,
followed. Either end of the same tope was
fastened about the necks of the rustlers as
they sat in their saddles. The boy made a
pass with a knile at the man who was pre
paring Kate for hanging. He was knocked
insensible by a blow with the butt of a re
volver. The lad was a nephew of the
When preparations for the execution had
been completed, Averill and the woman
were asked to speak. The man spoke only
of his office, saying that he did not wish a
certain man to be his successor. He was
promised the influence of the party for an
other candidate, Kate made quite an ad
dress. She wished the affair kept as quiet
as possible, desiring that her mother be
kept in ignorance of her disgraceful career
and tragic death. It was
USELESS TO DENT
that their herd had been stolen from the
ranchmen of that 'section, but if they did
not wish to divide it among themselves, she
would like to have it sold and the money
given to a home for wayward girls.
Kate bade her nephew good-by and com
menced to deliver a blasphemous harangue.
The horses were led from under the pair
while Kate was still cursing. Both kicked
in lively style for 10 or 15 minutes. A lew
bullets were fired into Averill's body, and
the lynchers rode away.
It is doubtful if an inquest will beheld,
and the executioners have no fear of being
punished. Tbe cattle men have been forced
to this, and more hangings will follow un
less there is less thieving.
CATTLE THIETES LYNCHED.
Chey Are Captured by the Sheriff and
Strang Vp by Cowboys.
Albuquerque, N. JI., July 22. Last
Saturday three Mexican cattle and horse
thieves were captured by Sheriff Charles
Lowens and posse and imprisoned in a
vacant house near Kelly, N. M. Before
the capture the thieves, three in number,
engaged the posse in battle, during
which their leader and Deputy Lowens were
shot dead. Last night a party of cowboys
proceeded to the house where the remaining
two thieves were imprisoned, overpowered
the guards, and hanged the prisoners, after
riddling their bodies with bullets.
A DEAF MUTE CEEMATED.
Locked In n Burning Bnlldlng by His Play
mates and Barbecued. ,
;sfxcutxxx(3bjlito tux disfatch.i
Stonehah, Mass., July 22. A deaf
mute boy, 10 years ot age, was cremated
under peculiar circumstances last night
He and two playmates started a bonfire in a
large shed, and when the building began to
burn the other boys ran ont,shutting the door
in their excitement The door had a spring
lock and the deaf mute was entrapped. The
building was quickly a mass of flames.
The unfortunate lad's father made heroic
efforts to rescue his son, but was beaten
back by the flames and horribly burned.
The lad's body vu nearly cremated;
FIGHTING A BAILEOAD.
Boatmen Use Their Fleets for Battering
Unms to Knock Down the Pan-
handle's Falsework That
Blocked the River
rsrxcuxTxi.xaRAM to thb dxsfatcit.1
Steubenvtlle, July 22. As has been
predicted for tbe past week the Panhandle
jRailroad Company and the steamboat men
collided this morning. The railroad com
pany recently received permission from the
Secretary of War to close up, the channel
of the river at Steubenville bridge for the
purpose of replacing the channel span.
No sooner was this announced than loud
protests went up from the river men who
have had an unparalleled season on account
of high water in the Ohio. The railroad
folks began driving piles a week ago for
the falsework, and as the work proceeded
.the river men became more active in their
opposition. They appealed in vain to tlje
Secretary of War to have the permit re
yoked, and tbe railroad to compromise the
situation agreed to dredge out a new chan
nel. The rise in the Monongahela brought
ont the coal fleets from Pittsburg.and when
the boats arrived at the bridge this morn
ing they found the channel almost entirely
filled with heavy piles arranged in bents.
There was a short consultation and then
without advising the men at work in the
channel of their intention, the eoalboat Ad
vance with three large barges abreast, eame
at full speed upon the pile bents, breaking
down about 25 of them, breaking the pile
driver barge loose from its moorings and
badly damaging it The men on the barge
had a narrow escape from being drawn
under the tow and the work was imme
Hardly had they time to recover from
their escape, when another boat, the Pacific,
came down by the same route and took
awar 33 more of the piles, leaving over
half the channel clear for the following
boats. Immediately after thli the railroad
company ordered the construction of a
large apron pier above the bridge which
will effectually block the channel for boats.
Both railroad and steamboat men are
equally determined to enforce their rights
in the premises, and the outcome will create
intense interest along the Ohio and among
the river men generally, as the serious
trouble threatened will demand the inter
ference ot the Government to settle whether
the railroad has the right to impede river
navigation that its own trains may run un
interruptedly. THE HEB0INB OF THE DAT.
The WKe of a Newsdealer Saves the Life of
n Deaf New York Broker.
ISPKCIAL TELIGEAM TO TUX DISPXTCI1.1
Nyack, N. Y.. Jnly 22. Mrs. D. F.
Meissner, the wife of a newsdealer, is a
heroine here to-day. She saved a man this
morning from being crushed beneath the
wheels of a locomotive on the Northern
Railroad of New Jersey. O. M. Bogert, a
well-known New York broker, is spending
the summer at this place. This morning,
just about the time for the early freight
train up was due at South Nyack, Mr. Bo
gert, who is quite deaf, walked across the
railroad track to look at something on the
opposite side. The approaching train was
at that time near the station, and persons
standing by remarked that Mr. Bogert had
just got over in time, when, to their horror,
he turned back t recross the track, his
deafness preventing him hearing the engine.
The engineer blew wildly, but the gentle
man did not hear the alarm, and several
Ti-firss standing near were horror., stricken.
Suddenly Mrs. Meissner, who was deliver
ing papers in that vicinity, gave a shriek
and dashed bravely in front of the iron
horse. Catching Mr. Bogert quickly by
the coat collar, she pulled him with light
ning speed from the track, just in time to
save him from being struck by the engine
and probably crushed undet the heavy
TWO OHIO CONYICTS ESCAPE.
Bold Break far Freedom From thV Peniten
tiary at Columbus.
isrrcux. txlxgbui to tbk disfatcili
Columbus, July 22. Two convictsin
the Ohio Penitentiary, John Hill and Jo
seph Davis, made their escape this morning
about 3 o'clock. They were employed as
night nurses in the hospital, and cut a hole
through the hospital kitchen roof, and ran
from this roof to a point where the roof of
the State tobacco room came to within a few
feet of the ground, where they jumped
without injury. The wall was climbed by
means ot the stockade, and the prisoners
used a rope made of long bandages to let
them down from the high wall to freedom.
Their long absence in the kitchen aroused
the suspicion of the guard, and when he
went to look for them all he could see was
the tell-tale hole in the roof.
The alarm was given and a vigorous
search instituted, but the men mnst have
gone into hiding at once. It was daylight
when they left, or nearly so. and no trace of
them has yet been found. Hill was serving
a three rears' term, beginning March last,
for pocket-picking, and Davis was a United
States prisoner, sent up from Barnesville
December 13, 1888, on a five years' sentence
for robbing the postoffice there.
A HUBDEBOUS NEGEO E0BBEE.
Special Officer Henry Call Fatally Stabbed
Almost a Lynching-.
Kansas City, July 22. A special po
lice officer, Henry Call, janitor of the Ben
ton school, arrested Lee White, a negro
thief, this morning in the act of carrying off
a sack full of stolen property. He started
with his prisoner for the St Louis avenue
station. Arriving at the door the negro
drew a long dirk knife from his pocket and
thrust it twice up to the hilt into his cap
tor's breast He then attempted to escape,
but was arrested by an officer, who hap
pened to be passing. The occurrence hap
pened in the vicinity of the packing house,
just at the hour when hundreds of laborers
were going to work.
Hearing of the attempted murder they
gathered in crowds around the jail, and
planned to lyncn tne prisoner. Anticipat
ing their purpose, Captain Flabine took the
man to the Central station, where he is
safely guarded. Henry Call, the victim, is
mortally wounded, and the physicians say
he cannot survive the night .
THE CLAN-NA-GAEL CONTENTION
Will be Held, bnt Will Not be Attended by
the Sullivan Faction.
tSrXCUX, TXLXOBA1C TO TUX DIsVaTCH.1
New Yobk, July 22. Luke Dillon, the
member of the Clan-na-Gael executive who
is helping the police of Chicago to run down
the Cronin murderers, was in this city
to-day. The object of his visit was to make
a last effort to get the entire Executive Com
mittee of the Clan-na-Gael in session, to de
cide upon the time and place "for calling
a convention of the order. It resulted as
hare all the others only four committee
men met An effort was made to learn the
views of prominent members of the Clan-na-Gael
as to holding the convention.
It was said to-night that the convention
would be held. It will not be attended by the
Sullivan faction, and it is said an effort will
be made to remodel the entire organization.
Another mission of Dillon was to secure the
presence of John L. Sullivan at the picnio
of the Philadelphia Clan-na-Gael, bnt he
was not successful ia this; either.
AUSTKALIMK. OF L
The First District Assembly Organ-'
ized Below the Equator.
IT WANTS POWDERLT'S SERVICES.
General Master Workman Blames
Barry for Bad Advice.
CAEPENTEES MAKE NINE HOURS A DAT,
Bat Agree to Tale Only Nine Hours' Fay for Bine
A charter was issued yesterday by the K.
of L. General Executive Board to the first
D. A. of Australia, which wants Powderly to
go there to takechargeofthelaborznovement
Powderly blames Barry for the ending of a
strike. Kansas City carpenters are satis
fied with nine hours' pay for a day of nine
Chicago, July 22. A charter was
granted by the Executive Committee of the
Knights.of Labor this morning to the first
district assembly of the order ever organ
ized in Australia. The new.district is com
posed of five local assemblies, with a total
membership of over 500, all of whom have
joined the order within tbe past rear. Ac
companying the application for a charter
was a request for Mr. Powderly to go to
Australia and head the labor movement
there, all of his expenses to be defrayed by
the Australian branch of the order. It is
not likely that Mr. Powderly will be able
to accept the invitation for some time, be
cause of urgent business requiring his per
sonal attention in this country, but some
'member of the board will probably be sent
to Australia during the coming winter.
No session of the Knights of Labor Board
was held in the alternoon, the members
separating as usual to visit different locali
ties. Master Workman Powderly was en
gaged in several localities in private con
sultation with different individuals. Jlessrs.
Devlin and Hayes risited the Seaman's
The members of the board are not wholly
satisfied with the reports of the Sunday
evening meeting at the Bricklayers Hall.
"This meeting," said John Devlin, of the
board, "was called by our board for the pur
pose of explaining all points concerning
which there might be some question. As
soon as the meeting was called to order and
it was found that none but members were
present, Mr. Powderly exclaimed the pur
pose in calling the meeting, and said that
he was prepared to answer all questions
about either his own or the action of the
board. He asked that if such explanation
did not give complete satisfaction that those
dissatisfied so express themselves. He spoke
on a score of things and to each there waa
Mr. Devlin also told him Mr. Powderly
explained to the meeting his famous order
instructing the strikers of 1886 to return to
work or forfeit their charters, and how it
was all the result of Barry's failure to carry
out the instructions of the General Assem
bly. Mr. Powderly told the meeting that it
was the General Assembly in session at that
time in Richmond, Va., that moved first in
the matter. A delegation from the strikers
ajked the Assembly to ct for-them, end, in
response to the request, Barry was sent to
Chicago to adjust matters if possible, '!but
under no circumstances to bring the order
into the matter."
DECEIVED BY BABBT.
"Barry went to Chicago," he said, "and
In two weeks came to Philadelphia, where
the board was in session, and told us every
thing was satisfactorily adjusted. Two
weeks later the board, having adjourned and
separated, he telegraphed to me at Scranton
that the men were again out. I was away
irom nome ana aia not get tne message un
til a week later. Then, as that was all the
information I had, and as Barry, the dele
gate of the assembly, had formally reported
to us that the matter had been adjusted, I
had to draw only one conclusion, that was
that the men had broken faith with tbe
packers. Believing this I ordered them to
work. Afterwards I learned that Barry
had not arranged matters permanentlv and
that the men cad only returned to work two
weeks. We were deceived by bis report
that everything was adjusted. With what
Information I had if I had the thing to do
over again I think I should do as I did."
NINE HOUES A DAY.
It Is Conceded In Kansas City to Union
and Non-Union Carpenters, Who
Make a Joint Demand Only
Nine Hoars' Pay. ,
Kansas Cut, Mo., July 22, Between
GOO and 800 carpenters struck to-day for a
nine-hour working day, instead of a 10, and
11 hour day. No advance of wages was
demanded. The strike was cot ordered by
any labor organization, but was the result
of a conference held last Saturday between
the union and non-union carpenters. At
the meeting they were all ot one mind that
their working day was too long, and that
they would refuse to go to work on Monday
unless the bosses should reduce tbe number
of hours to nine.
The contractors and bosses had no intima
tion that the carpenters would make such a
demand, and were taken completely by sur
prise when their men reported for duty this
morning. They refused to grant the de
mand until they had considered it in a
meeting, which they expected to hold at
noon. At that hour about 20 of tbe princi
pal contractors decided to yield to the de
mand, provided the strikers would work
nine hours at wages proportionate to their
hours. This action was reported to a meet
ing of the strikers at 3 o'clock this after
noon. It was acceptable, and those who
had been employed by those contractors
who made the report determined to go to
work again to-morrow. There were about
ten contractors not present at the contractors
meeting, but the majority of them have de
cided to grant the demand. A few stub
born ones refuse to yield, and they are con
fident of finding plenty of men willing to
work ten hours. Their" refusal to yield af
fects about 150 men.
TEIING TO EQUALIZE WAGES.
Low-Priced Leather Workers Want to Be
come as High Priced as Others.
I Philadelphia, July 22. The leather
workers' convention, which has been in ses
sion here for the past tfro days, concluded its
final session this morning. At the delibera
tions there were 40 delegates present frdm
various parts of the United States and
Canada, representing in all over" 18,000 tan
ners, driers, morocco dressers, and, in fact,
all branches connected with the leather
working trade. The object of the conven
tion just ended was to endeavor to adopt a
plan to secure an equalization of the wages
paid in different sections of the country for
the same class of work. At present the
worst rates are paid in New York State and
parts of Pennsylvania, while the Chicago
workers receive the best pay and work the
Master Workman D. F. Horeland said
to-day: "I think we will ultimately secure J
)& fF. as?
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?&t'kuiK TENANTS M0TE;N
of tbe country for the same work.
S1NEBS TO BE EJECTED.
Company Tenements Which They Occupy to
bo Denied Them.
Srr.mo Valley, III., July 22. About
150 of the miners and company men em
ployed by the Spring Valley Coal Company,
whoaoccupy company tenements, and who
have paid no rent therefor since the 1st of
Alar last, have been served with 15 days'
notice to either quit the premises or pay
their rents. Most of the tenants are miners,
who, on account of the closing down of the
mines since May and the mild winter, are
in very poor circumstances. Trouble may
occur when they are ejected.
A dispatch from Streator, HI., says: The
first formal session of the Board of Arbitra
tion between tbe coal company and its
miners was held this morning, and the
board will doubtless continue in session
during the greater portion of the week.
Tbe Last of Famous 40.
New York, July 22. To-day the goods
and chattels of District Assembly 49, in
Pythagoras Hall, were sold at auction. It
was the last act in the drama of the dis
ruption of the well-known and once power
ful Knights of Labor organization.
FLUNG FORMS IN THE AIE
A Guests of a Burning ftleadvllla Hotel
Escape Flames Several Badly Hart.
isrxciAZi irXT.nniv to thx cisrATCH.i
Meadvillb, July 23. Flames were dis
covered at 11:40 last night issuing from the
third story of the St. Cloud Hotel, corner
Water and Chestnut streets, right in the
heart of the city. The flames burned fierce
ly, and owing to the protracted heated term,
everything was in the highest state of com
bustibility. The electric fire alarm soon
brought out the entire fire department to
the scene. At this hour, what promised to
be a great conflagration is under control.
Two servants and one lady guest were
quite severely injured and one fireman was
nearly suffocated in endeavoring to rescue
tbe inmates from the burning building. The
names of the injured are as follows: Mrs.,
.Maggie .EUbrlck, a guest ot xoungstown,
O., Injured by jumping to the pavement,
and nearly suffocated; Susan Derby, serv
ant, one ankle dislocated and the other
broken by jumping; Barbara Hillman,
servant, back badly burned, serious; Arch
Carman, fireman, nearly suffocated while
endeavoring to rescue guests and fell to the
pavement, receiving quite serious injuries.
The balance of the guest and servants es
caped without injury. The origin of the
(fire is'not known, hut it is supposed to have
occurred from a defective flue in the
kitchen. Damage estimated at $5,000; fully
covered by insurance.
THEEE B0IS INJUEED.
They Attempt to Cross a Railroad Track
and May Die of Injuries.
Pottsyille, July 22. A jhocking ac
cident occurred this morning on the Phila
delphia and Beading Bailroad near Maha
noy City. Three boys, sons respectively of
Charles D. Kaiser and Mr. Wadlinger,
prominent business men of Mahanoy City,
and of J. A. Beilly, ex-Beeorder of Schuyl
kill county, of Shenandoah, were driving in
a buggy from Mahanoy City to Frackrille.
Aa they approached the railroad crossing a
passenger train passed, closely followed by
the little combination engine and car Tran
sit Wadlinger, who was apparently not
observing the Transit, attempted to cross as
soon as the passenger train bad passed.
The Transit struck the buggy, smashing it
Into splinters, and killing the horse and ter
ribly ifcjurjng the boys. Wadlinger was
thrown thirty feet, and shoccingly .man
gled and instantly killed. Tbe other two
were very badly and it is believed fatally
EAST BOUND FL0UE.
Shipments Show a Die Increase Over Those
of Last Year.
Chicago, July 22. The east bound
shipments of flour, grain and provisions by
the roads in the Central Traffic Association
last week aggregated 18,149 tons, as against
16,233 for the week previous1, an increase of
1,916 tons: and as against 13,903 tons for the
corresponding week last year, an increase of
4,246 tons. Tbe Vanderbiit lines carried
30.5 per cent of the business, the Pennsyl
vania lines 21 per cent, the Chicago and
Grand Trunk 29.6 and the Baltimore and
A 13-TEAE-OLD'S SUICIDE.
Cora Brioslnboffen Shoots Herself Bather
Than Go Home With Her Father.
Kansas City, July 22. Cora Brinsin
hoffen, a 13-year-old girl, ran away from her
home at Howard City, Kan., last Saturday
with Mary Kelly, a companion, and started
on toot for this place. Cora's father fol
lowed and caught up with the runaways
this afternoon near here. Aa he was about
to take his daughter into custody she drew
a revolver and shot herself in the head, fa
tally wounding herself. The cause ot her
leaving home is not known.
WILL BE0WN DEAD.
A Youthful Flttiiburger Succumbs toTyphold
Married Only Three Weeks.
Louisville, July 22. Will Brown, a
son of Samuel. Brown, the Pittsburg, Pa.,
millionaire died at Princeton to-night of
typhoid fever. His father was with him.
He had been an engineer on the Ohio
Valley Bailroad till he was married about
three weeks ago. He was then made a pas
A Bailroad President Drowned.
rErxcuu. telioram' to thx pisfatch.i
Kaxab, Utah, July 22. President
Frank M. Brown, or the Denver, Colorado,
and Pacifie Bailroad, wai drowned in
the Colorado rirer in Marble Canon,
on July 10, by a boat being capsized
while running the rapids. Fire days
after while the party were working
their way down another boat was driren
against a cliff and in pushing it off it was
capsized and two boatmen were drowned.
Drowned la tbe Ohio.
rtriCTAI. TILEORAM TO THX DISrATCn.l
Steubeitville, July 22. Charles
Cochran, a 13-year-old boy of this city,
brother of Thos. Cochran, thjj well-known
shoe merchant and horseman, of Mansfield,
was drowned this evening while bathing in
the Ohio riTer. His body was recovered
within an hour afterwards.
Almost Wrecked by a Swordnsh.
Halifax, July 22. The schooner Alpha
has arrived at French Village from the
Banks, leaking badly. Tbe vessel has been
struck by a swordnsh, and a piece of the
sword is still remaining driven quite
through a plank.
Lord Lenox In the Cooler.
Jersey City, July 22. An educated
Englishman arrested for intoxication in
Hoboken. to-night, is booked as "Lord
Lenox," aged 50, of the Hoffman House.
He pased the night in a celL
- A Noted Presbyterian pead.
Newabk, July 22. Bev. Edward E.'
Bankin, D. D., one of the best-known Pres
byterian ministers in the country, died this
morning of heart -failure at the age of 70.
,aa waa a graduate ot Jtaie.
ANY ONE CAN HAKE MONEY
Who has a good article to sen, and who adver
tises rigorously and liberally. Advertising ia
truly the life of trade. All enterprising and
judicious advertisers succeed.
'lites' Effort Against
O Vceiirn TJInrJn
S. -JOHO JJUUU1V1UO
The Plan of Organftatlon Skillfully Designed '
by Shrewd Men
TO BAFFLE BALTOUE'S BAD EFF0ETS.'
It is Sot Thonjlit He Will Sue Crusa Wait Is Legal
The plan of organization of the tenant
movement against the oppressive landlords
is given out It is designed to beat Balfour,
who will not dare to suppress something
that has long been legal in England.
CBT CABLE TO THX DISPATCH,
London-, July 22. The Irish Parliment
ary Party held a meeting to-day, at which
the new Tenants Defense League was for
mally constituted. Following are the rules
and regulations as approved by Sir Charles
Bussell and other eminent lawyers:
Tbe Irish Tenants Defense League is founded,
to assert and maintain the right of the tenant
farmers of Ireland, now attacked or threatened
by aggressive combinations'of J rish landlords to
protect their legal and equitable inter
est In their holdings by defensive
combinations among themselves. The ob
ject of the league is to counteract by
legal means all combinations of landlords used
to exact excessive rents,- to extort unjust
arrears, or to impose inequitable terms of pur
chase, or to stimulate eviction or in any way to
destroy or imperil the security of tenants in
their holdings. In order to effect this purpose,
tenants throughout Ireland are invited to con
tribute to the tenants' defense fund in fixed
proportion to the poor law valuation holdings.
Tenants on any one or more estates combining
to assist the League, and subscribing to the
tenants' defense fund, will be entitled to tba
help of the League in case of need.
BRANCHES OP THE LEAGUE
will not be formed, but each body of tenants
combining to sustain tbe League will appoint
at a meeting held annually for that purpose,
treasurers to collect and remit their contribu
tions, and secretaries to communicate with tho
council of the League whenever occasion may
arise; and such treasurers and secretaries shall
be recognized by council and by the League ia '
tbe transaction of all affairs in which Interest
of sneb tenants is directly concerned. In the
event of an emergency the council of tho
League may rote the collection of a special
levy from the associated tenants. Such levy
not to exceed the amount of the annual con
tribution. The League will exert Itself to inform tho
public, especially in Great Britain. ottbe pro
ceedings and aims of combinations of land
lords in Ireland, and will devoteparticular
care to contested bye elections. The League
will afford legal advice to tenants in connection
with any proceedings constitnted or threatened
by or at instance of any combination of land
lords or by any landlord who ls'engaged or con
cerned in such combination, and. in the event
of the eviction of any such tenants from their
holdings as a result of such proceedings, tba
League, to the full extent of iu power, will
afford them sbelter and support provided the
council Is satisfied such are willing, and refer
to arbitration the questions iu dispute between
them and tbeir landlords.
AFFAIRS OP THE LEAGUE
stall be directed by a council of 15 members,
elected annually from tbeir own body by mem
bers of tbe League, the first council to be
elected within a month from the formation of
tbe League. The admission to membership of
the League shall bo determined bytbe Council.
Tbe subscription of members shall be any sum
not less than 1 per annum. Donors of sums
of 10 and upwards will be eligible for election,
by the council as honorary members of the
League. The meetings of the League will be
held from time to time as summoned by the
council. Tbe council will make 'and publish,
from time to time, such further rules and snch
alterations In the constitution of the League as
it may deem to be expedient
In England there could be absolutely no
question as to the legal of this pro
gramme, and it is believed even Balfour's
lawyers will be unable to bring it within
the meshes of the law, although they will
try very hard to do so. The most novel
feature of the new league is the absence of
branches, an omission deliberately made
with a view to increase Balfour's difficulty
should he ever attempt to grapple with the
League. The rule as to honorary member
ship was inserted to meet tbe desires of
many English friends who desire to identify
themselves with and give financial support
to the new movement
OPPOSING E0TAL GEANTS.
Labouchere Gives a Hit oa Boyal Economy
A Solid Liberal Front.
London, July 22. Mr. Labouchere, in
the debate in the House of Commons to-day
on the grant to Princess Louise on the oc
casion ot her marriage to the Earl of Fife,
moved the rejection of the report of the com
mittee and to substitute therefor an ad
dress to the Queen, reciting among other
things that the sums already voted by Par
liament to the royal family should be am
ply sufficient for all their proper purposes,
and that if further supplies are needed they
ought to be supplied through retrenchment
of the expenses of the royal family, not by
fresh demands upon the taxpayers.
It is expected that the debate on tbe royal
grants question will be tbe keenest party
struggle of the session. Tbe refusal of the
Government to accede to the proposal of Mr.
Gladstone to deprive the Queen of the right
to make further demands upon Parliament
led Mr. Morley and other Liberals in the
committee to vote against increasing the al
lowance of the Price of Wales. The differ
ences among the Liberal groups on this
question have been arranged and a solid op
position, supported by some Liberal
Unionists, will confront the Government
It is not likely that Mr. Gladstone will take
a prominent part in the debate.
BOULANGEB BATED MONET.
He Had Extraordlnarr Expense, but Spent
Less Than Tulbandln.
Pabis, July 22. With reference to the
charges against General Boulanger of mis
appropriating public funds, M. Laguerre
asserts that Boulanger only used 50,000
francs of the secret service money at the
time of the Schuaebele incident, and that
the expenses of his Ministry 'were really
150,000 francs less than during General
Thibaudin's term of office. It is reported
that General Ferron, the successor of Gen
eral Boulanger in the War Ministry, gave
the latter a voucher that the funds of tho
War Office were in perfect order.
Bismarck Persuades Leo to Jitny la Rome.
London, July 22. A dispatch to the
Chronicle bays that Prince Bismarck,
through Dr. Von Schloese, the German rep
resentative at the Vatican, has dissuaded
the Pope from leaving Borne.
Bismarck Backs Down.
Berlin, Jnly 22. Since the interview'
between Count Herbert Bismarck and M.
Both, the Swiss Minister, the repressive
measures of the German authorities on the
Swiss frontier have ceased.
A Thousand Made Homeless by Fire?
Pesth, July 22. One thousand persons
were rendered homeless by yesterday's: fira ,
in the town of Paks. Six persons were
burned to death. The damage to property '
amounts to 1250,009
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