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An Irish-American Romance,
By William J. Florence, the actor, entitled
"The Bock on Elmwood Hill" is a striking
feature of next Sunday's Dispatch.
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pittsbueg: fkiday, September 27, 1889.
N ft MOLTEN STREAM
ain W. R. Jones, of Brad-
dock, and Five Workmen
ONE BEING INCINERATED.
Terrible Accident at the Great Edgar
.Thomson Steel Works.
THE GENERAL MANAGER MATfiECOYER.
Bat One Other of the Unfortunates is AN
most Certainly Doomed to Die Fnrnnce
C Failed to Work Until the Captain
Wii Mtmmoned Then, When Least Ex
pected, Its Molten Mrenm Shot Forth
and Covered the Men In the Pit He
iiioval of tho fruiterers to This City Re
covery of the One Cremated Body Late
Captain "W. K. Jones, the widely-known
and wonderfully popular general manager
of the Edgar Thomson Steel Works at
Braddock, was, with five workmen, burned
in a'possibly fatal manner atFnrnace C,last
evening. One workman's cremated body has
since been recovered from the mass of mol
ten metal that enveloped them all. An
other will almost certainly die, and the re
mainder are suffering more than can well
The top of the crucible of blast furnace
C, of the Edgar Thomson Steel Works, in
Braddock, gave way last evening about 7
o'clock, allowing the molten metal to pour
down in a burning stream upon General
Manager William It. Jones and ten work
men, who were on the Band below. Five of
the sufferers were conveyed to this city on
the next train and transferred to the hos-
men ran from all sides to render assistance,
and helped :h hauling oat and removing
for medical attendance those of the Injured
who were unable to help themselues.
Last night the sad affair was the sole
theme of conversation in Braddock, and the
very deepest sympathy was expressed for
Captain Jones, who is universally liked and
respected by all who know him.
The crucible, which gave way, is about 12
feet high and the same in width. It was con
structed in the usual manner, of brick, and
without any jacket, and was not understood
to be in any way inadequate to the pressure
of 12 pounds to the inch, which such a
structure usually carries. The hole caused
by the break is about six feet wide.
At a late hour last night a call at the
Homeopathic Hospital elicited the informa
tion that Captain Jones was resting quietly
and in a fair way of recovery, though he
had at first been considered fatally hurt. Of
the others, Hike Quinn was considered to be
in a bad way, and at the Mercy Hospital it
was feared he would not recover from his
The manifestations of Captain Jones'
agony on the train coming to the city were
so heart-rendinir that those who saw him
can hardly believe the physician's assur
ance that he will recover.
A PEIGHTPUL SCENE.
Recovery of the Incinerated Body, ns De
scribed by Tboso on the Spot An
Accident Worse Than Any
Within Ten Tears.
When the incinerated body of Andrew
Kallony was discovered, late last night, the
head and left arm protruded over the
side of the Modoc car of gradually
cooling metal, the rest of the
body being covered with burning cinders.
The Modoc was moved into the open air,
and immediately the face of Kallony
caught fire and burned to ashes. The
Modoc was then taken down to
the river, and an attempt made to cool the
blaring pile of cinders with water. During
this attempt the head and arm fell off, and
were put in a box.
Picks were then procured, and several
men set to work to dig out the body. The
upper portion of the trunk was discovered
burned to a charred mass. But small pieces
of bones were all that the most minute search
could find of Kallony'slegs and thighs. Mr.
Kussell, of Braddock, got the remains carted
away, and will see to their burial. The
men are still hard at work trying to find
inrtner remnants oi Jiaiiony's body in the
pile of cinders which the Modoc yet con
tains. Mr. Bokey, the night foreman of the fur
nace, was standing beside Captain Jones
when the latter was burnt, bnt managed to
escape by some lucky chance.
Kallony lost his life by falling into the
Modoc on which he was standing at the
time of the accident The blazing shower of
cinders fell over him and literally
buried him alive. Those present say his
last yell was 'the most awfnl thing ever
heard by them. Everyone at the furnace
say that this accident was the worst known
around Braddock for over 10 years.
Captain W. R. Jonet. the Terribly Injured
p'tals, Captain .Tones to the Homeopathic,
where he is now lying and seemingly re
covering, and the others to the Mercy Hos
pital. LIST OF DEAD AND IN JUEED.
The following are the most seriously in
jured: ANDREW KALLONY, Hungarian; literally
CAPTAIN W. R. JONES, badly burned
abont the body and tlightly about the face;
in a fair way of recovery.
FOREMAN MIKE QUINN. 28 years old, mar
ried, two children; badly burned abont the
face and body generally; chances for recovery
PATRICK BURNS, laborer, 24; burned about
face, arms and legs; will probably recover.
JOHN NEE, laborer, SO years of age, single;
arms and legs burned; will recover.
HARRY CONNERS. 26 years old, married;
burned on the back, face and legs; is ex
pected to recover.
It seems that Furnace C had not been in
very good order for abont 40 hours preceding
the accident. The metal in the bottom of
the crucible had become chilled, and when
the tapping process began it was found it
would not run. The attention of the general
manager was directed to the fact, and Cap
tain Jones at once took charge ot the gang
of men on the spot.
Ordinarily, the tapping of a furnace is
very simple. When the furnace is started,
the tapping hole at its base is stopped with
fireclay, and when it is time to run the
metal a crowbar is inserted and driven home
with a sledge. The metal then, of its weight,
opens up the hole to its fnll extent.
On this occasion several bars had been
inserted, bnt without the desired eflect,
when suddenly, without any warning, the
top of the crucible at a height of about
seven feet above the tapping hole gave way,
and several cartloads of the seething mass
. poured out on the men below.
Captain Jones was in the act of stooping
down to look into the hole, when the
metal flowed down upon him, and knocked
INTO THE MI
and between the trucks, which were stand
ing in it. Had he chanced , to have fallen
into one of the trucks, instead of between
them, he must have been instantly burned
to a cinder, as the metal poured into the
cars, filling them.
As it was, the Captain's clothing was en
tirely removed, and only a portion of his
under clothing was left clinging to his body.
He was at once taken out and carried to the
Assistant Superintendent's office, where
medical attendance was promptly afforded
. liim, and his body swathed in cotton.
Foreman Mike Quinn was less fortunate.
The clothingwas completely stripped fromH
his oooy, wmcii was uaaiy mumatea by the
burning steel. Superintendent James
Gayley, of the fnrnace department, and his
assistant, Michael Killen, were standing
near at tne time, but escaped without in
jury. Most of the men uho were engaged
attbe furnace were more or less burned, and,
,withthe exception of those last above
named, are being treated in Braddock.
-"It was from the first stated that the Hun
garian, Andrew Kallony, who was one of the
crowd, was covered np in the pit, as he had
not been seen since; and this terrible sus
picion was fully confirmed at 10 o'clock last
sight, when Kallony's cremated body was
taken out, 8 mass of cinder, from one of the
' PROMPT AID AT HAND.
TTaea the cries of the injured were heard,
SPOILS FOR THE TICTOES.
Major Strnlton Makes Another Red-Hot
Antl-CIvIl Service Speech.
iefecxai. Tn.EaiuM to tiw orsrjiTCH.i
Washington, September" 26. Major
Stratton, President of the Pennsylvania Re
publican Association, made another red-hot
speech last night at the Amalgamated As
sociation of Bepublican clubs. He said:
I am frequently asked by Republicans who
have continued in office through the late ad
ministration, whether they will be accepted as
members of onr new organization. To theml
have stated that if they i did not renounce
their party allegiance, and simply remain pas
sive during that period, there is no reason why
their co-operation in the present movement
should be refused. On the other hand, if they
pretended to be Democrats and endeavored to
have other Republicans turned out of office in
order that their own positions should be made
more secure, then we have no use for them
and do not want them among us. '
This sentiment was greeted with wild ap
plause by all the kickers. So was the fol
lowing: Now. I do not blame a man who is a Demo
crat. I respect a Democrat who is one all the
way thronch, like Eugene Higgins. He worked
for his party. We want to Gormanize this
movement. By that I mean that we want to
cet onr fellow partisans into office and Itppti
them there with the same energy and industry
that has marked the work of Arthur P. Gor
man. He filled these departments during and
even before the last administration, and is still
keeping his followers in their places. His
method ie one that is worth following.
A list of the -Democrats in the Depart
ments will be prepared by States, bv the
new organization. Each Bepublican Sena
tor and Representatives will be kept posted
as to the number from this State or district.
The association will deal single-handed with
those whose residence is given as the Dis
trict of Columbia.
FAILED FOE A FKIMD.
A New York Petroleum Firm Driven to tho
Wall The Failure Ascribed to the Ncg-
lect of tho Buffalo Lumber King.
rsPXCUI. TKUPBAX TO THB DIBFATCH.1
New York, September 26. Pagenstecher
& Co., exporters of petroleum, etc, at 18
Beaver street, made an assignment to-day to
Abraham B.;De Frece, without preference.
The partners, Budolph Pagenstecher and
Edward Von Buren, filed two assignments,
to include the limited special partnership
which was dissolved August 2, and the gen
eral partnership under which they have
done business since that day. Mr. Budolph
Pagenstecher also filed an individual assign
ment to Mr. De Frece. They ascribe their
assignment to the neglect of Andrew Brown,
of Buffalo, to take care of his obligations.
He admits a large indebtedness to the firm.
The direct liabilities of the firm, as nearly
as can be ascertained, are between $30,000
and $40,000. The contingent liabilities are
about $800,000 on accommodation accept
ances and indorsements for Mr. Brown.
The firm sav that if Mr. Brown would take
care of his outstanding obligations, all of
which were for his" accommodation, and pay
the amount of his indebtedness to Pagen
stecher & Co., they would show a handsome
Andrew Brown, to whom Pagenstecher 8c
Co. ascribe their assignment, is well known
as the Buffalo lumber king. He has an
office at 68 Pine street,this city.but repeated
calls failed to find any one there to-day, the
doors being locked. A judgment lor $3,104,
in favor of John Munroe & Co. on a prom
issory note, was entered against Brown a
few days ago. He also gave a chattel mort
gage on his household furniture for SIO',000
to secure a Buffalo bank. Reports from
Buffalo say that he has gone out of busi
ness and is succeeded by his nephew, Frank
F. Brown. It is also said that Mr. Andrew
Brown is about to ask for a two years' exten
sion. SHE FLOURISHED A RAZOR,
And Startled n Congregation by Trying to
Find His Satanic Majesty.
rsrEciAL teleobam to the sispatch.i
Goochland, C. H.,Va., September 26.
Intense excitement was created here to-night,
during a church meeting, by the appearance
of Amy Boggs, a small colored girl in the
congregation, flourishing a razor. Men,
women and children ran in all directions.
Some women fainted, others tumbled in the
mud, and the girl was soon in possession of
the church, her glaring eyes and her slight
figure trembling with frenzy.
When she had driven the last person
from the church, she cried out: "Now I
want to see the devil." She was finally
overpowered by two constables, and an
examination showed that she was in a
religious ecstacy and was looking for the
devil, whose throat she had taken a vow to
cut. It was fortunate that the congregation
fled before her, as she had been told that the
devil was in some people, and she designed
cutting them deep.
SICK AND DISftPSTED,
Private Dalzell Doesn't Know Whether
Ohio Veterans. Will Yote.
AH0THER SIGKIPICAHT IETTEB.
General Charles B. Brown Baja Ha Knows
His Duty to His Party.
TANNER RECOGNIZES HI6 EFFUSM.
He- Thinks It Mnst gare Been Stolen From the
DIED AT A FUNERAL.
A New York Veteran Expires During the
Obsequies of Colonel Cnrr.
rBFXCIAI, TXLEQBAM TO THB DISPATCH
New York, September 26. The funeral
of Gouverneur Carr, formerly Lieutenant
Colonel of the One Hundred and Sixty-fifth
New York Volunteer Zouaves, took place
to-day from Calvary Protestant Episcopal
Church, Bev. Joshua Kimber officiating. A
number of Colonel Carr's former friends and
comrades in the regiment were drawn up in
fine on the side of the church, when Jacob
A. Waterhouse, formerly a private in the
Zouaves, a master painter, was taken sick.
He was walked up and down the sidewalk
for a while by two of his comrades, and
was thought to be a little better, when sud
denly his head fell forward on his breast
and he died. The body was taken into the
church and laid in the vestibule until the
funeral services were finished. It was then
taken home. Death is supposed to have re
sulted from heart disease.
SCOTT EEADI TO SETTLE.
A SECRET WORTH BIG MONEY.
One of the Solutions of n Mystery That
Has Puzzled Many.
IBrECIAL TELEOH-iM TO THE DISPATCn.1
Boston, September 26. For years all
New England has been guessing why Philip
Moen, the millionaire barb wire manufact
urer, of "Worcester, should allow himself to
be bled by Levi Wilson, hostler,
to the tune of $350,000. A clue has,
it is supposed, at last been found.
At the patent office in Paris, Electrician
Tanner, oi'the Thomson-Houston Company,
fonnd that barbed wire was invented by a
Frenchman named Louis Francois Janin
fully five years before a patent was
granted by the United States Government
to one of its citizens. Janin emigrated to
this country in 1869, and since that time all
trace ol him has been lost. In 1870 Mr.
Moen obtained his patent on barbed wire
and made a fortune from it.
In the famous "Wilson-Moen trial it was
brought out that Wilson was expected to
look after a third party and see that he was
properly cared for. Mr. Tanner has
announced that his belief is that
Janin is confined in some insane asylum
or other institution in New "England.
A quiet search is now being made through
the insane asylums and other institutions of
New England with a view to locating Louis
Janin. Mr. Tanner has undertaken to fol
low up the mystery which now interests two
AN AUTOPSY NEEDED.
A Prospect of the Illinois Coal Strike Being
Brought to an End.
Spring Valley, III., September 26.
"W. L. Scott, the owner of the Spring
Valley mines, has sent for the arbitration
committee of the Coal Miners' Association
to meet him in Chicago to-morrow with a
view to a settlement of the present diffi
culties. He has receded from his determ
ination expressed in his last proposition not
to treat with any committee or organization,
and everything now- points to a speedv
settlement of the mining difficulties in this
Another carload of relief was distributed
to-dav. The cold weather apparently makes
all parties anxious to settle the trouble1
without more delay.
GENERAL SHERMAN'S BOYS.
Tho Army of the Tennessee Enjoys Itself nt
Cincinnati, Septf-mber 26. Over 300
persons sat down at the banquet of the Army
of the Tennessee, at the Burnet House, to
night. There was nearly an hour's delay in
beginning the banquet, owing to the tardi
ness ot the florist in making arrangements.
General Sherman, however, cut the feasting
a trifle short in order to begin the speech
making. Those present at the banauet were good
listeners from first to last. The list of toasts
was printed on an illuminated map of
Georgia drawn on silk and embellished by
hand painting. Each toast was printed
near the name of the town or place to which
Another letter to Private Dalzell finds its
way to The Dispatch. This one is from
General Brown, a heretofore Pension Com
missioner possibility, who intimates that
Ohio politics would forbid his acceptance of
an office from which a veteran had been
virtually turned out.
SPECIAL TSLEOIlUt TO THE DI8PATCU.1
Caldwell, O., September 26. In addi
tion to the letter from Corporal Tanner, sent
last night, Private Dalzell has received the
following letter from General Brown, of
Ohio, who is being urged upon President
Hrrrison for appointment as Commissioner
Cincinnati. 0.. September 24. 1SS9.
To Dear Dalzell: I think I see and un
derstand the situation as you do. Now is
Ohio's opportunity, but if our leaders do not
see it, and act at once, we cannot help it, I
should take great pride in endeavoring to ad
minister the affairs of the office, but the State
ticket and Bepublican party of Ohio should
realize that just at this juncture they have folly
as much interest as I have in tho premises.
Tfours truly, Brown.
SICK AKD DISGUSTED.
Upon this letter Private Dalzell makes
the following comment, and is confident that
his sentiments are shared by a very large
majority of the members of the G. A. B. in
the Department of Ohio:t "I do not doubt
General Brown's appointment as Commis
sioner ot Pensions would go far to heal all
the sores made by Tanner's explnsion. The
boys are howling, cussing mad over it.
No, Bepublican that I am, I always
was, and always will be, the Lord
only knows how the boys will vote
this fall, or what is more to the purpose,
whether they will rote at all. They are sick
and disgusted, as General Brown clearly
demonstrates. J. hope the candidates, and
especially Governor Foraker, will take
General Brown's timely warning, and call
on the President to fix Up this miserable
business before it is eternally too late."
TANNER KNOWS HIS LETTER.
A press dispatch from "Washington says:
Pension Commissioner Tanner was to-day
seen by a representative of the press at his
residence on Georgetown Heights, and ques
tioned as to the genuineness of the letter
purporting to have been written by him to
Private Dalzell, and telegraphed this morn
ing from Caldwell, O.
"res," replied the Commissioner, "the
letter as printed is substantially as I wrote
it. It was written, however, inthe strictest
confidence, to a man whom I believed to be
my friend. A man, under these circum
stances, writes that which under other cir
cumstances wo ula not and should not have
been written. 'Theletter," he continued,
"was evidently stolen. I cannot believe
that any man could so betray his friend."
This evening- Commissioner Tanner tele
graphed Private Dalzell to know whether
that letter had been stolen or had reached
the public in some other manner. To a
Post renorter he made the following state
ment respecting the re-rating of First Deputy
"The re-rating cases that came before me
were in a batch. Among them was that of
Deputy Commissioner Smith. His class
was not made special. There were nine
other cases where the disabilities were about
of the same character, namely, the loss of
an arm and a leg. It was Mav last when
these cases came before me. There were
photographs of each subject, including
some very bad cases. "While the question
of re-rating these pensioners was under dis
cussion, there were present in my office
General Lew "Wallace, General Barnum, of
New York, and more than a dozen news
paper men. There was
NOT THE SLIGHTEST CRITICISM
TWO PIOTUEES SUED.
Tho Government Interested In Discovering
Their Exact Valne Masquerading
ns Old Masters Now Claimed
to be Bogus.
ISnclAl TELEGRAM TO TUX DISPATCH. 1
New York, September 26. Suit was be
gun several days ago in the' United States
District Court by United States District At
torney Edward Mitchell against two pict
ures. The latter are the nominal defendants,
and the United States Government is the
plaintiff. The papers on file with the court
clerk do not state who is the owner
of these pictures, and those who know
refuse to tell. The suit was brought at the
instance ot Collector Erhardt, and although
no proof of such a fact exists, it is surmised
that someone else made the original com
plaint to thecollector. The defendants are "A
Babbi" and "Holy Family." The former is
alleged to be a Bembrandt, and the other
was bought and well paid for upon the sup
position that it was a genuine Titian. Both
paintings were passed through the Custom
House, duty free, about three years ago,
under the law that exempts "old masters"
from the payment of duty. Ths present
litigation is the result of a charge that
the paintings are bocus. and were not.
For New York as the Place for Hold
ing the Big World's Fair.
THB IDEA'S BIRTH AHD GEOWTH.
Committees Appointed and the Work laid
Out for Each of Them,
A TERI SUITABLE SITE SELECTED.
therefore, entitled to exemption. There is
no allegation ot lraud against their owner;
on. the contrary, it is admitted that he
not only was unaware of their
being spurious, but was badly
cheated himself by the dealers from
whom he bought them. It is alleged that
he paid ?25,000 for the paintings, and hung
them in his gallery in Fifth avenue. Suit
has been begun now because the facts have
only just come out, and because the statutes
of limitations would prevent action here
after. United States District Attorney Mitchell
refused to give any particulars about the
case. So did Collector Dudley Phelps. Mr.
Phelps thought the matter would be settled
outside the courts. Some experts, be said,
had examined the paintings and had de
clared the Bembrandt genuine and
the Titian bogus. The suit was
brought in a friendly spirit, and the
owner of the paintings had agreed
to pay any just claim of the Government
The parties interested have been cited bv
the United States Marshal to appear in
court on October 8 and state their case,
otherwise the paintings will be confiscated
and sold at auction. One of the interesting
features of the case may be an appraisal of
the actual value of a bogus old master for
the levy of duty thereon. The duty will
probably not break the owner of the pictures.
And the Advantages of tie Metropolis U ke Laid
A short survey of the origin and progress
of the boom started by New York for the
"World's Fair is given. Congress will have
to decide the matter of location, and the
metropolis is hustling to be prepared with
a good showing to capture the prize if possible.
SATED BY A HEAYY RAIN.
A Little Babe Dies Under Circumstances
That Are Thought Suspicions.
rerrciAi. teleobam to the dispatch.!
New York, September 26. An autopsy
will .be held on the body of, 8-months-old
Thomas Fitzpatrick, who died at 1030
o'clock "Wednesday morning, under circum
stances that are said by Dr. McDonald, who
attended him, to need explanation. The
body lay to-night in the baby farm of Mar
garet Feichmiller, 237 East One Hun
dred and Second street The mother of the
child is Minnie Fitzpatrick, residence un
known. About four wejks ago a Mrs. "Wagner
called at the baby farm and said that she
wanted to adopt A child to deceive her hns.
band with. She paid $5 for it. The mother
Even the Dogs Cannot Follow the Trail of
tho Train Robbers.
Mobile, Ala., September 26. The pur
suit of the robbers who held up the train at
Buckatunna, Miss., yesterday morning, has
been delayed by a heavy rain, but the pur
suers think they will overhaul them to
night The parties supposed to be the rob
bers camped all day ten miles east of Buck
atunna, and moved off about three hours
ahead of the Mobile and Ohio Bailroad pur
suing party. ,
The rains spoiled the trail, the dogs could
not follow it, and the pursuers had to lay up
for several hours. Other parties are chasing
and trying to head off the robbers.
A BOLD BANE CASHIER,
He Makes a Flying Visit to the Scene of Bis
Cleveland, September 26. B. P. Hal
liday, the defaulting cashier of the First
National Bank at Mt (iilead, O., who fled
to Canada- about a month ago, returned
home Tuesday night, visited his family,
and departed "Wednesday morning. The
police heard of his presence, but were not
sharp enough to capture him.
MAKING A LITTLE E0 OIL
Public Printer Palmer Dlsmltsts a Knmbcr
ot Ills Employes.
"Washington, September 26. Public
Printer Palmer has dismissed 38 of the em-
Sloyes in the Government Printing Office,
hey, were from all departments, composing
room, press and bindery. ,
as to the justice of re-rating these pension
ers. It was generally indorsed by the press,
including papers which have generally been
opposed to me. As I said before, the case
of the Deputy Commissioner went along
with the others. I do not recall whether I
signed it subsequently or not. If I did, it
was done with a rubber stamp, the way in
which the signatures of the Commissioner
and Secretary of the Interior are usually
attached to the certificates. If Mr. Smith
signed it. his own signature will appear on
The Commissioner declined to discuss the
contents of his letter to Dalzell, or those of
the r,eport of the commission appointed by
Secretary Noble to investigate the workings
of the Pension Office, which have not yet
been made public.
A DALZELL POSTAL CARD.
A postal card received here to-night from
Private Dalzell says that the writer has in
formation that ex-Congressman Brown, of
Cincinnati, will be appointed to succeed
Tanner. A. B. Campbell, of Kansas, who
has been seeking another office, may be
added to the list of possibilities to-morrow.
Senator Plumb, so the story goes to-night,
was asked by President Harrison at Deer
Park this week to suggest the name of a
suitable person lor the position of Pension
Commissioner. He named Mr. Campbell,
who, he said, was a G. A. B. man, ex-Commander
of the Kansas department, but not
a pensioner. To-day he met Mr. Campbell
and advised him to apply for the office, but
the latter has as yet not decided to give up
the pursuit of an office he wants for that of
one he does not particularly care for.
WOBSE AND MOEE OF IT.
The Bogua Bond In Loulslann Extends Back
a Number of Years The Ex-Treasurer
Soys That He Will Adjust
New Orleans, September 26. The
statement of Marsh Stoddart, Cashier of
the State Treasury during Burke's term,
that he had called Burke's attention in 1886
to the fact that couDons had been presented
of bonds supposed to have been destroyed,
was cabled to Major Burke in London. In
reply Burke says it is impossible to attempt
any explanation respecting publications of
this character, of which he is ignorant,
touching matters of years ago. He then
shows how the apparent discrepancies might
exist in the payment of coupons which are,
not always presented when due. In con
clusion h'e says:
If I abandon mv business here I will lose thn
,rjes5Jw f six-months' struggle.. JEhodaxJhe
'papers are slgued releasing me from, the trusts
oiomersi win sauior Louisiana. J. hold my
self solely and Individually responsible for
every act of the office, andno person should for
an instant be permitted to, bear a shadow of
criticism on its account.
Attorney General Bosers. beincr inter
viewed, said he did not think that Maior
Burke was surprised by the disclosures.
"When the affairs of his office were examined
by a Legislative Committee and his books
reported to be correct Major Burke natur
ally felt relieved. He must have known,
however, that the matter would not end
there, but that the defalcation in his office
must eventually become known. Judge "W.
B. Stansbury has made a statement which
shows that Treasurer Burke, as far back as
1884, was using the bonds then in his keep
ing as State Treasurer as collateral in bor
rowing money for his own use.
BIG HOLES IN THE LAW.
ALL BECAUSE OP COAL OIL.
A Woman Burned to Death Without Making
Any Cry for Help.
"Washington, September 26. Mrs.
Emma A. "Wood, the wife of George M.
"Wood, a clerk in the Geological Survey
office, was burned to death this morning at
her residence on S street, N. "W. She
dropped a match upon a pile of kindling
wood'which had accidentally-become satur
ated with coal oil, and the flames flashed up
in her face, rendering her unconscious and
preventing an outcry.
Mr. "Wood, noticing the smell of smoke,
went downstairs to make an examination
and fonnd his wile lying dead on the floor,
with the upper portion of her body burned
to a crisp.
HE RUINED HIS EMPLOYER.
A Young Man Gets Three Years for a Series
Philadelphia. September 26. Dennis
Kellener to-day pleaded guilty to embezzle
ment of money belonging to Captain George
B. Beck, a tugboat owner, and was sen
tenced to imprisonment for three years.
Kellener, who is about 27 years of age, had
been taken Into Captain Beck's employ
when a boy, and had full charge of his af
fairs. It was claimed that he had appropriated
between 140,000 and 50,000, completely
ruining his employer. , ,
How Chinese Women Continue to Land In
rSFECIAI. TELEGRAM TO TUX DISPATCH.I
San Francisco, September 26. The
United States District 'Judges seem to be
the only people in San Francisco who can
not see that Chinese women brought here
have no legal right to land. Collector of
the Port Phelps and all his deputies were
convinced that the women detained on the
steamer Gaelic were not what they pretend
ed to be, and refused to admit them. The
women are brought; here for immoral pur
poses, and sold for large sums to men
who make a soecialtv of this business.
"When permission to land was refused by the
customs officers, the Gaelic's oriental pas
sengers sought the old reliable habeas cor
pus mill. The scheme worked as usual, and
despite evidence to the contrary, the courts
set ten of the women free 33 merchants'
wives, or on the ground of prior residence,
and no doubt others will meet with the
For people who pretend to have lived in
San Francisco from one to ten years the
stories of these women are humorously ab
surd. Chun Dai Hay said she was a mer
chant's wife, aged 19 years, and she told
Chinese Interpreter Bickards on board the
Gaelic that she ought to be allowed to land
in the United States because she knew the
Clay street cable cars took cows, chickens
and other beasts of the field and birds of the
air as passengers. Mrs. Hay said she was
born in San Francisco.
ISPECIAZ, TXLEOBAM TO T2ZX DISPATCH.!
New York, September 26. From time
to time in the past five years, in various
newspapers the propriety of holding a fair
in this country on the fonr hundredth anni
versary of the discovery of America by
Christopher Columbus has been suggested,
but it waa not until May and June last that
the proposition, so far as New York City is
concerned, was taken up seriously by the
New York Sun. A representative of that
newspaper obtained the opinions of the lead
ing financiers and other public men in tha
metropolis, and printed them. As the opin
ion grew stronger from day to day that tha
fair should be held, and that it should be
held at the metropolis because it is the city
in the New "World thai is known to foreign
nations, and therefore has a precedence of
other cities, and because it has an excellent
harbor and transportation facilities, and for
other reasons. Mayor Grant called a meet
ing of citizens at his office to decide whether
New Yorkers wanted a fair.
the mayor's own notion.
Mayor Grant's idea in calling the meeting
was of his own motion. It seemed to be de
manded by public opinion, and no voice was
raised against it The Mayor summoned
what he believed to be representative men
from all the walks of life. The meeting
was held on July 17, in the Governor's
room, in the City Hall, and an organization
of a general committee of 250 was effected,
with the Mayor as Chairman. It is under
Stood that this general committee, which is
still in existence, is a temporary committee
to get the general preliminary work done.
At a meeting of this committee Mayor
Grant was empowered to anpoint four com
mittees, namely, on permanent organization,
on Bite and. buildings, on legislation and on
finance. These are also temporary commit
tees, and when they all shall have reported
fully to the committee of 250 they will prob
ably be discharged. All the members of the
four committees are also members of the
general committee of 250.
A SITE SELECTED. '
The Committee on Site and Buildings, by
a majority vote, has reported in favor of a
site on Manhattan Island, to the north of
Central Park, or, if necessary, the northern
portion of the park itself. It has still to
consider the matter of buildings. There
were four against the so-called Central Park
site out of the 27 members of the committee.
Chaales A.JDana is chairman.. JgheJSxecu-
next expected to 'report It holds weekly
meetings in the Chamber of Commerce
rooms. J. Pierpont Morgan is chairman.
The Legislative Committee has met and ap
pointed Channcey M. Depew, "president of
the New"York Central and Hudson Biver
Bailroad. as President. The Committee on
PermanentOrganization has not met. It is
waiting before meeting for a report to be
made by the executive convention of the
Committee on Finance. To the permanent
organization Mayor Grant has referred
names suggested by citizens for additions to
the General Committee. Subscriptions are
now being pushed in some quarters.
THE PRESENT OUTLOOK.
The outlook, is that Congress must settle
the question where the fair shall be held,
and that New York,' before the middle of
December, will have to present to "Washing
ton a well-settled financial plan for con
ducting the fair, devised by the ablestfinan
ciers on the continent; that a central site
will have been practically secured, and that
a permanent organization, perhaps in the
form of a corporation for carrying on the
fair, will have been assured. The mass of
the people in New York favor the Central
JOSEPH PULITZER'S OFFER.
Ho Will be One of Twenty-Five to Subscribe
One of tho Ponies Is the Atfwtfo City
Scandal Endeavoring to Extort
Mosey Th Nurse Has a
Dlsae Haseum a
Philadelphia, September 26. Little
Beatrice, the baby made famous through the
revelations brought to light'before aad dur
ing the trial of "Mrs. Bobert Bay Hamilton
for stabbing'Mary Donnelly, the little one's
nurse, at Noll cottage, Atlantic City, oh
August 2, arrived in "town last eyeaiag
from Atlantic City in charge of Mrs. Bupp,
and is likely to .remain, under her care for
some time to come. Mrs. Bupp was seen
to-night She said that Mr. Hamilton had
asked heir to take charge of the child until
he could make other arrangements. la
further conversation Mrs. Bupp said:
"Before he left May's Landing.Mr. Ham
ilton told me that if I needed money to ad
dress him through his New York lawyer,
and let him know what I wanted-. I did
write, telling him that I thought 51,000 was
not too much to ask for all the trouble I had
been put to through the scandal and the loss
of my business, bnt Ldfd not hear from him
until Yesterday afternoon, an hour or so be
fore T started from Atlantic City
"What did he send, you?" was asked.
""What did he send me? "Why check
for 250, which is nothing more nor less
than an insult If I had asked him rsr
$4,000 or $5,000 it wonld be different, but I
only asked for 51.000, which I think is sot
too much for a man .like him, who has
plenty. I don't think he ought to wait for
me to ask him, hut should have seat it to
me. Yes, the aheck for 5250 was the first
money I have received from him. I will
keep the baby until Mr. Hamilton tells ate
what to do with her, because I think he has
the right to say where it shall go. He told
me several times that he intended to pro
vide for Beatrice, and I am willing to keep
her as long as ilrl Hamilton wants me to,
because both myself and my children are
greatly attached to-her."
Mrs. Bupp says that Mary Donnelly, the
nurse, will appear among the freaks at a
museum in New York for a few weeks, and
will be paid $75a week.
ana 8ecr& it Mm fttkf
XHAVE 10 FACE 111 LAWS MW1C,
A Qtiat Leaking Xaa Smhnm IMr
sitfea aad Arrset. 'J "feS
nix wot M n nmu mtua
ttaTljv ItfTMi T1i!r Wonl rf Ihv 'Esse 'Bv 1mW.5
SaaiyUJNfk. r ,?,-
JUSTICE SECURED AT LIST.
Tho Victim of a Swindler Saeceeds fai Kaa
nlng: the Fraud ta Earth.
.! SPECIAL TILIOBAlt TO THE DISPATCH.
Harrisbhrg, September 26. Justice as
it is ground out by the Dauphin County
Court has revenged the wrong dona
"W. D. .Barron by Arcale XJamp
bell. On June 25, Campbell alias
George Dean, inserted a "want" ad
vertisement in the Call for a ''young
man to drive and collect" Barron was one
of a dozen or more who answered the
advertisement Campbell wanted .$150 as
security, but finally accepted $59 from Bar
ron, and the latter was given a number of
bills to collect After but one day's canvass
Barron, realized that he was swindled
Campbell had skipped out Barron
was sore, and watching the newspapers,
he saw a similar advertisement in The
Pittsbtteg Dispatch. He went to Pitte
bure1, but the man had eluded arrest He
next turned up at Chicago, whither Barron
went Meeting his man in a beer saloon,
heknpckedhim down with a chair. The
saloon proprietor ejected Barron, and the
swindler escaped again.
Campbell was tracked to Detroit, Mil
waukee, St Paul, and back again to Chi
cago. Here Barron succeeded in having his
man arrested, and Campbell was brought on
to this city. in dne iime.Barron speat nearly
5200- in having "'the' swindler. Brought to
justice, and he nowhas the satisfaction of
knowing that O'ampbeil will do two years in
the penitentiary, beside aylngthe costs and
a fine of $5.
, . -"&
. ' MZ
Messrs. Calhoun and
Southern Legislaten 1wsW ,st4"W' igftt a
duel ib Atebaaas, have- heea jiaw4MMc
arrest, together with tiutr mm.-4
requisition papers granted ftt tafr'soa"f
anee to Hostgeaeryfor trial Mot Mtmitfi
TO AMEND THE USURY LAWS.
Bankers Think That tho
Statute Is Too Stringent.
Kansas Crrr, September 26. In the
Bankers' Convention to-day, Mr. Sneed, of
Kentucky, offered a resolution that it 'was
the sense of the convention that section
5,198 of the Be vised Statutes of tha United
States, governing National banks, should
be so amended by Congress as to expnngo
the clause governing forfeiture interest
Mr. Sneed defended the resolution in a
long speech and condemned usury laws in
general. The resolution also proposed that
all banks should be amenable to the
State laws of the State in which
they were located. It was not just
that so heavy penalty could be meted out
to .National bancs for usury, when the State
Danes were not amenable to the same law.
They should all be put on the same basis.
The New York delegation opposed the reso
lution. An their state, the speakers said,
the State law was much more severe in its
penalty than the National law. They did
not want ine cnange.
Mr. Bntler, of Connecticut condemned
New York, September 26.-The World i.-rS?"-lBS S"V5-,
will onnnnnPA f.v.mi'PTAiir1 "Ti mva - T "La a "L i j a
I UUUWUUMW V UV V .I.W W MA
Atlanta, Ga., Boptoaber i
hoHg-'Williamson sUkip jmrAi 4a. 4ic'
frost fov tbft arrest ef nriniil-il mmA alaL 'vJj
oad Tkk morning 6nnK isijg
granted tie requuitfoaa, ami slnig
o'clock the two principals wean astatarsKj
rest. They wUlg to Alabama altij-ii
for dueling, the penalty for wUttk hJ
pnsosmeat ia the peaWes tkrr fer at m
man one nor more taas tea ysanu
At Wo'elook this moo-Jag- a' aatss ImM
lag gentleman called at the Gag-Mel, "gtmJ
ue naa soae private MUMS, to
with the Governor.. After keia slositii Ikgl
half an hour ia the SseeetaT , Jftftj-af
jdm waaeauea in aaa sever
looking legal doeuaeata wem agate ..Iff
traverser uorooa. aaesewmlM -"
tion papers allowing tho State of Alatossa
to arrest Mr. Pat Calhoun, Mr. JB.
iaauen, Captain Hesry Jmhwa aw
Jack King, of Esse, as4 nam i
tho State for trial
THX ABBBS3S 3CAXS.
The quiet-looking gaaUemal
p apers ia his inside poeket aa-i i
make the arrests. He first inHirl , Msyj
Pat Calhoun, and feuaa aiaaB-iiitsisgni
over seee railroad matters at Ms
Whea the geatkaas frees AMm :
nis errand cnowa Mr. usIsms -at, s e
n-tU Ttnt . luwin'l TT. uUk. 2&i.
perfectly willing to go to Arse-awn seal
answer whatever eaarges the avmcu ;
had against him. Mr. wluiemiea i
for, aad when he arrived he tea exaissset A i
perfect willingness to visit Tinhorns Tit
aeciaeaiBaiingeaueBea oaaM mm
convenient to be ia Mofitgeaery aest
Captain Jackse was ia Vaeea. At
gram from Mr. Tom Cobb Jaeksea. a
notified him of the demand made by 4
ernor bsay, ana ne replied teat mi
turn to Atiaata. VVoea ae i
was waiting for him, aad they Mtl
snea together, mt. Hug was awe :
by telegraph, and answered iaat ae .
keaux to bo ijTW1
to Alabama at aay tiaae that tfareahsM
might agree on. " ,. v"r f f
Ane quiet i-oosisg gonmmaa. ssss
jag completed the erraad on whsssilx
aaa naving seearea ae pp
gentleman ta appeaewfeea
tion eflJaboattfce 'afreet
aid, "tha? Governor Seay
extradition asd that I wm
that I will go to Alabama neat
answer whatever eharges they mtf 1ms
against me. I don't want to tall: agsat tie
matter, and I will say nothing exeeat ssMli
am willing to answer for all my asmei.rf;
aon't want to say anything lor paeHsaetea.
You may state, however, that I iT tee
treated most considerately by- tee AJeeaatsi
authorities, and whenever taey waat smI
am at their disposal, and I tow the eases
It is known that the requkatie weee
matte oecauseor inaictmeais round agate
these four gentlemen by the graad jirj
unerosee county, laoama. t
A SENSATIONAL TKAG
NO SHOW FOR B0ULAKGER.
The Votes Cost for the General Thrown
Oat by the Government.
Paris, September 26. The Municipal
Commission has decided that the votes cast
for General Boulanger in Montmarte, in the
recent elections, are null and void, and has
declared M. Joffrin, the Labor candidate,
who received the next highest number of
votes, elected. The commission has also
nullified the votes cast ior Henri Bochefort
The commission confirmed the election of
Count Dillon (Boulaneist) ior the Depart
ment of Morbihan.
TWO SAW MILLS BURNED.
A FJre at Midnight Does Considerable Dam-
age Before Extinguished.
Louisville, September 26. The two
new saw mills belonging to the Ohio Palls
Car "Works, at JefFersonville, Ind., were de
stroyed by fire this morning. The flames
were discovered about midnight and a call
was sent to Louisville for assistance.
Two engines were sent over the river and
succeeded in saving the car works shops.
Total loss about $35,000; insured.
Tho Female Horse Thief Escapes Easily.
IRrECIAL TILED RAM TO TUB DISPATCH. I
Parkersbtjrg, "W. Va., September 26.
Ettie Bobbins, the Putnam county female
horse thief, was adjudged insane to-day.
Her father gave $100 bond and the is now
probably out of the State.
impetus to the now flagging enterprise and
to inaugurate a preliminary movement
toward securing the "World's Fair for New
York, the editor and proprietor of the
TFbrfd, Joseph Puntzer, will be one of 25
persons tosubscribei$100,000each for an im
mediate fund of $2,500,000."
The World adds: "This sum will supply
immediate needs, and will convey to the
country an assurance that New York City
is in earnest Some action of this kind is
rendered imperative by the inexcusable de
lay in formulating a fiscal scheme. Let the
earnest friends of New York be heard from
TOO MUCH BOOZE FOR JOHN L.
How the Champion Explains Great Men's
rBPECIAI. TELEOBAM TO TUX DI8PATCH.I
New York, September 26. John L.
Sullivan arrived in town from Eishkill at
10 o'clock to-night He was as sober as a
hitching post, and was philosophical in
talking about bis failure to turn up on
Monday night at the Clermont Avenue Bink
in Brooklyn. Charlie Johnston, his friend,
backer and manager, had .to settle bills
amounting to $600 because of Sullivan's ab
sence. "I made a mistake," said Sullivan.
"There's no use lying about it There was
too much bboze, and I made a mistake. I
am ashamed of it, and I don't know what I
can say to Charlie Johnston. He has been
one of my best friends, All that I can say
to you is that big men in public life make
mistakes. Politicians and clergymen some
times make mistakes. I made a mistake
ought to be allowed to be governed bv
themselves. Supply and demand was the
only law that would operate justly to both
the loaner and borrower. He urged the
adoption of the resolution. The resolution
was referred to a-special committee.
A GANG OF PATENT FRAUDS
PEACE COME AT LAST.
Death of Bishop Kimball, Who Had Over a
fSPECIAL TELEOKA11 TO TBS DISPATCU.I
Salt Lake, September 26. At an early
hour this morning Bishop Abram A. Kim
ball died at Kanosh, Millard county.
Years ago Kimball bad over a dozen wives,
and there were any number of women to
whom he was sealed. Abram was the son
of Clarissa, and lived with her in Illinois
till she died, when he emigrated to Utah,
where his father, being one of the 12
Apostles in the church, soon gave him pre
ferment He held various offices in the
Kimball was sentenced to six months' im
prisonment in the 'Utah Penitentiary last
November for unlawful marriage, but Presi
dent Cleveland pardoned him out after he
had served one month.
Unearthed In California and In a Fair Way
to be Punished.
Jackson, Mich., September26. Thomas
J. Smith, living near Jackson, owns a
patent on a 'wire fence machine. Some
time ago he received a letter from the
Globe Patent Company of San Francisco,
Cal., offering him a big 'price for
the right io sell the machine on the
Pacific Coast And also a request that Smith
should send $21 to pay for having
the patent papers examined at Washington.
Smith sent the money and the patent pa
pers, but United States Express Agent
Brown, thinking all was not right in
structed the San Francisco acent of Ms
company to investigate.
The result was the arrest of a gang of the
greatest frauds on earth, the "Globe
Patent Company," being a bogus, concern
that has been working the schemes a long
time, victimizing inventors throughout the
United States by receiving from them large
sums of money. Smith will probably be
called to California to appear against the
dne Lover Dead, Another a. FsgMve, aastl
the Sweetheart Baleldes.
1SMCIAI. TZLIOBAM TO THX EISrATOH.1 '3
COLTTHlJUS. S. C SeDtember 26. A
sational double! tragedy is reported fresai
Yore county. Some time ago Awiedj
Bamnett and Allen Pettua young farsaeMn
had a difficulty about a young wosaafl
which was not settled. Last night teel
rivals met at a country church, wheal
Pettus asked Bamnett to walk off with ami
in the woods to talk over tha trouble.. A'.
few minutes afterward two shots were heard. "'-
An investigation disclosed the lifeless bed
of Bamnett, lying on the ground, with tweT
gaping wounds In the region of Me heart.
The murdered man was unarmed. Pestaa
was not to be found, and is still at large. -Carrie
Black, the woman about whosa the
men quarreled, upon being informed of the.
murder went into hysterics, aad geiag Je
her room swallowed the contests of sa '
ounce bottle of laudanum, from the e&eets)-:
of which she died this morning. A peWi
naa gone in searcn oi -reuus.
A NUN BRUTALLY ASSAULTED.
Strack With a HUngshot Because
Woalda't Marry Her Persecutor.
rSPICIAL TXLXOBAX TO TBI DISPATCH. 1
Emporia, Kan., September 26. A
brutal assault was made on Sister Camille,
of the Convent of the Sacred Heart, in the
convent schoolbouse last evening. She was
struck on the head a number of" times with
a slingshot, and then kicked until she was
supposed to be dead. Her assailant is al
leged to be a young man from Terre Haute,
Ind., named Murray, who became infatu
ated with her while she nursed him in a
hospital in Terre Haute, His persecution
forced her to leave Indiana. Learning that
she washers he followed her, and this is the
third attempt that he has made on her life,
because she refused to leave the convent
and become his wife. The previous as
saults occurred in the school building and
were kept from the public.
The children heard the nun's screams and
witnessed the flight of ibe assailant Sister
.mI11 f w.n. 1 mhJ I -. Via 4a 411
The police hare not yet captured Murray.
PRESIDENT HARRISON'S TIEWS. --
Ho Writes aa Approving Latter ta
Sunday Observance Congress. -
Paris, September. The SuadaT-'OfcJS
servance Congress passed a resolutia'te-dy3
to the eflect that in cases where ta obsmt-3
ance oSunday is impossible a weekly hesi
oay snomu us given to employes, ami oesti
gress also adopted a resolution adviaiBg ea
ployers not to pay their men on Satarder
Sunday. The President of the TFnHod"
otates, in nis letter ta the ifcagrees, ttHnm 1
Experience and observation hava eoaviasos!
me that everr one who works, with buds ui V)
head needs the rest which the Sabbath ateB &j
can give, x-aiiantnropisa snn rnmiteiiiiMT
view the Question from dlffereat nobuhm
whether we regard man as aa animal or as aa A
immoral oemg we snouia unite to assure afe :
mo rc3t wuicu ooaj ana mm a note reeotre 1
keep them in the best possible cosdKieH.
NO TOTES FOR BRACKaTT.'
British-Americans Will Support Semesit
Else for Governor.
Boston, September 26. The Beehester.
braneh-of the British-American Aasooiatioa
last night resolved that "No British-
can can vote for Brackett (Bepablieaa'
didate for Governor) iu this oampaigaaad
be true to the principles or tae .aiiwuai
American Association." t1
This action is based upon the
that Brackett was invited to aUeaacta
Queen's jubilee banquet and refused, aad a'
snort time alter maae a speeea ac a jbhmk
League meeting. ,i $
SNOWBALLING IN WUCONBIS
. - !f
A Heavy jrau oi ise eeaMitui
Throaghoat tea State. , .
rsrxuAi. wjv -w n fnarATestaiA,
Chicago, September 28. Reports ffreet j
"Wisconsin tell of a fierce saewsterm wfc
swept over the northern partef the
At Prairie duChiea, and Lrivateita5
fall was so heavv that'mea tM sTjujihlili
obo BBBiaer wim Baewsaus.