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FORTY SEVENTH YEAR
Sensational Climax in the
Prosecution of the Home
THE SUPEEME COTJET
NOW TAKES ACTION.
Chief Justice Paxson Issues Warrants
for All Members of the
FIRST CASE OP THE KIND
' IN THE STATE'S HISTORY.
Information Made by DetectiTe'Bellzuoover
Under the Direction of the
rive of the Committee Are Now in Jail
They Were Picked TJp in Homestead
Lost Night The Movement an Entire
Surprise to the Strikers They Be
came Indignant and the Prisoners
Were Brought to Pittsburg for Fear
an Attempt Would Be Made to Rescue
Them Treasurer Caches Arrested in
Pittsburg He Had a Big Boll of
Money in His Pocket Burgess Mc
Iiuckie in Youngstown, but Says He
Is Coming Back.
The Carnegie Iron and Steel Company
played its highest tramp card yesterday.
The whole Homestead Advisory Committee
is to be arrested for treason against the
State of Pennsylvania. Last night Thomas
J. Crawford, George Eylands, John
Dierken, William H. Bayard, X. W. Brown
and W. H. Gaches were picked up in
Homestead. As Hugh O'Donnell, Jack
Clifford and Issic Critchlow are now
in jail awaiting trial for murder, there re
mains but 24 of the Advisory Committee to
County Detective Beltzhoover, at -the re
quest of the Carnegie Company, made the
information before Chief Justice Paxson at
ylhe jtfonougahela Buee. Or the oih of
the, detective the Judge issued a personal
'warrant to any constable or the Sheriff for
the arrest ot the Homestead Board.
' 'This will be the first case of treason ever
tried in the State ot Pennsylvania," said P.
C Knox last night "In fact, there was
sever anything exactly similar. The only
case coming near it was the proceedings
growing out of the French Commune.
As Interesting as Burr's Trial.
"This case will attract as much, if not
more interest, than did the famous trial of
Aaron Burr. We are bringing these pro
ceedings to see whether the laws of Penn
' gylvania or the edicts of the Home
stead Advisory Committee are to
rule this Commonwealth. The com
mittee took the law in their own
hands, ignoring the Government of the
State. We think this constitutes treason.
The charge is a grave one, and comes before
a full bench of the Supreme Court of Penn
sylvania. To show its gravity, Judge Pax
son onlv arrived in Pittsburg Thursday,
and to-night he issued the warrants for
the arrest of these men. The maxi
mum 'sentence a man can receive
for treason is 12 years in the penitentiary.
The cases may come up immediately, or it
may be some time before they are heard.
Ii the prisoners demand a hearing tiev
will get it at once. The crime is bailable,
tbe amount of the bond being fixed by
Chief Justice Paxson. It is hard to
say what the bail will be,
but in all probability it will
be very heavy, 'owing to the seriousness of
the charge. Several days ago a Philadel
phia Judge handed down a decision against
a number of strikers. They had been in
terfering with other workmen, and the
Jndge hinted that it was treason."
Chairman Frick at Krst Objected.
Since away back in August this treason
charge has been pending. When the
Homesteaders were arrested for con
spiracy, the attorneys wanted to follow it
with a charge of treaspn. To this Chairman
Frick objected, and the idea was dropped
i for awhile. About a month ago it was de
cided to proceed with the treason charge,.
' and have it ready to spring as a grand
finale. Every movement of tbe company
and its attorneys in this matter
has been of the most secret
nature. The bill was printed at the Frank
lin printing office in the dead of night, and
everything to keep it from the public ear
was done. Until Judge Paxson issued his
warrants yesterday afternoon, but few had
heard of it It is safe to say that this
move was not even thought ot by the Home
The Text of the Information.
The information made yesterday by
County Detective Beltzheover against the
Advisory Committee follows:
Commonwealth or Pennsylvania vs. David
H. Shannon, John McLuckie, David Lynch,
Thome-a J.-Crawford, Hugh O'DonnolLHarry
Bayne, Elmer E. Bail, Isaac Byers, Henry
Bayard, T. W. Brown, George Cbampenor,
Isaac Critchlow, Miller Colgan, John Coyle,
Jack Clifford, Dennis M. Cnsb, William Ale
Conegly.Mlchael Cummirigs. VHlam Combs,
John Dierken, Patrick Fa;ran,W. II. Gaches,
Mathew Harris. Beid Kennedy. John Miller,
D. 6. Searlht, John Murray, M. H. Thomp
son, Martin Murray, Hugh Boss, William T
Roberts, George Bylands and George W.
CoirMoswx&XTn or PnrcrsTXVAHu,
Coui. rr or Allegheny. 83'
Before me tho subscriber, Edward M.
Paxson, Chief Justice or the Supreme Court
of Pennsylvania and ex-ofuclo a justice of
.tho Court of Oyer and Terminer of Alle
gheny county, and a justice of the peace" in
and for the county of Allegheny In the State
of Pennsylvania) personally came Harry
Beltzhoover, county detective, who, upon
oath administered according to law, de
pcteih and says that heretofore, to
wit, on or before the first day of
July, A. D. ISM, the defendants above
named, being Inhabitants and resi
dents of the Commonwealth of Pennsyl
vania and under the protection of the laws
of the Commonwealth or Pennsylvania, and
owing allegiance and fidelity to tho said
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, not
weighing the duty or their said allegiance,
but wickedly devising and intending tbe
peaoo and tranquility ot, the said Common
wealth to disturb and stir, move and incite
Insurrection, Rebellion and "War
againsttbe said Commonwealth of Pennsyl
vania, did at tbe borough of Homestead
and In the township or Mifflin, both
within the county of Allegheny and State of
Pennsylvania, and elsewhere within the
State or Pennsylvania and boyond tho bor
ders of Raid State, unlawfully, falsely,
maliciously and traitorously compass, im
agine ana Intend to raise and levy war, in
surrection and rebellion against the Com
monwealth of Pennsylvania; and in order
to fulfill and bring into effect tho said corn
passings, imaginations and Intentions of
them, the said defendants alterward, to-wit,
on the first day of July, A. D. 1693, and at
divers other times, at the Uprough of Home
stead and In the township of Mifflin, both
within the county of Allegheny and
State of Pennsylvania, with a great ruultl
tnde of peisons numbering hundreds armed
and arrayed In a-warlike manner, that Is to
eay with guns, revolvers, cannon, swords,
knives, clnbs and other warlike -Weapons, as
well offensive as defonsive, being then and
there unlawfully, maliciously aud traltoi
ously assembled and gathered together, did
falsely and traitorously Join and assemble
themselves togother against tbe Common
wealth of Pennsylvania, and then and there
with force and arms did falsely and traitor
ously and in a hostile and warlike manner ar
ray and dispose themselves against the said
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and did
ordain, prepare nnd levy war against tho
.said Commonwealth of 1'ennsylvanln to the
end that Its Constitution, lans and authority
were defied, resisted and snbverted by the
said defendants and their armed allies con
trary to tbe duty of allegiance and fidelity
of the snid defendants.
All of which this deponent states upon
information received nnd believed by him
and he therefore prays that a warrant may1
issue and the aforesaid defendants mar be
aricsted and held to answer this charge or
treason against the Commonwealth of Penn
sylvania and further deponent saith not.
Judge Paxson's "Warrant.
On hearing the above information Chief
Justice Paxson issued the following war
rant: COXMOKWEALTH O PeHTJSTLVAKIA, ..
Cousir of Allegheny. (
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to
tbe High Sheriff of Allegheny county afore-'
said, or any constable.
We command yon that you take David II.
bhannon, John McLuckie, David Lynch,
Thomas J. Crawford, Hugh O'Donnell,
Harry Bayne, Elmer E. Ball, Isaac flyers,
Henry BayardT. W. Brown, George Cbam
penor, Isaao Critchlow, MllleiTColgan, John
Coyle, Jack Clifford, Dennis M. Cush, Will
lam SfcConegly, Michael Cutnmlngs, William
Combs, John Dierken, Patriok Pagan, W. H.
Gaches, Ma the w Harris, Beid Kennedy, ohn
Miller, O. S. Searlght, John Murray, M. H.
Thompson, Martin Murray, Hugh Boss,
William T. Boberts, George Bylands and
George W. Sarver and bring them forthwith
before tbe subscriber, Edward M. Paxson,
Chief Justice of tho Supremo Court of Penn
sylvania, and ex-omcln a Justice of the
Court of Oyer and Terminer, of Allegheny
county, and a Justice of tho Peace In and
for the County of Allegheny to answer a
charge of treason against" tho Common-1
wealtn or Pennsylvania, whareor lnforma-
tlon has been mane on oath before Edward
M. Paxson, Chief Justice of the Supreme
Courfbf the State of Pennsylvania, aud ex.
officio a Justice of the Court of Oyer and
Terminer of Allegheny county, and a Justice
-of tbe Peace m and for Allegheny, by Harry
Beltzhoover, County Detective for the
County of Allegheny, In tbe State o&Penn
sylvanla. Hereof fail not.
Witness the hand and seal of the said Ed
ward M. Paxson, Chief Justice of the Su
preme Court of Pennsylvania, and ex-ofiiclo
a Justice or the Court or Oyer and Terminer
or Allegheny county, and a Justice of the
Peace in and for the County or Atlegheuy.at
Pittsburg, in the said County, this 30th day
of September in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundied and ninety-two.
Seal. Eowakd M. Paxsox,
Chief Justice of theSupieme Court or Penn
sylvania, and ex-offlcio a justice of the
Court or Oyer and Terminer of Allegheny
county, and a justice of the peace in and
for tbe county of Allegheny.
CREATED A SENSATION.
The Arrests or the Men Put Homestead in
an Uproar The Prisoners Were Brought
to Pittsburg for Fear They Would Bo
The arrests of the men created a great
sensation in Homestead. They came like
a thunderbolt to the strikers. They were
so suddenly made and so unexpected. The
prisoners were chatting at street corners
when they'were taken. The officers were
Detectives Mills and Farrell and Deputies
Young, Brady, Devlin, Kreps and Ward.
It was late in the afternoon when the war
rants reached Homestead and were placed
in the hands of the officers to serve. They
started out at 0 o'clock and first caught
Crawford and Dierker, who were hurried to
the provost guard tents. The others were
caught in quick succession before the strik
ers bad time to realize what was happening.
As the prisoners were speeded to tbe prison
tents, alarm was taken and many strikers
hastened toward the guard, bat were held
back aud denied all information. It was
intended first to keep the prisoners all
night and hunt lor strikers, but thrnugh
fear' of an attempt of rescue they were
brought to Pittsburg at 11 o'clock and
landed in jaiL
At the station a crowd of 150 angry if
surprised men assembled with astonishing
rapidity, and their determined looks caused
apprehension. Two deputies tried to keep
them back, but by the time the train ar
rived they had almost surrounded the
group of prisoners and officers. When the
train pulled out a sullen jeer of defiance
went up, and Chairman Crawford said;
"They can persecute us, but they can't
make us go to work."
It was believed in Homestead that the
object ot the arrests is to get the leaders out
ot the way so that the others will go to
WILLIAM GACHES ARRESTED.
Ho Was Hurrying for the Train When
Caught by the Officers.
' William Gaches, Treasurer of the Home
stead Belief Committee, was arrested last
night by Detectives O. F. Mills and Pat
Farrell as he was on his way to take the
bummer train for Homestead. The detec
tives were instructed to go after Gacber,
and were walking down Diamond street to
take the stefts to theFourthavenue station.
When they arrived U front of the school,
house they overtook Gaches, who was hur
rying in the same direction,
"Detective Mills went up to him and said:
"Hello, Gaches, you're just the man we're
Gaches thought the officers were fooling
him, but this was soon dispelled by the pro
duction of the warrant Gaches said he
didn't want to go to jail, but when told that
some of his partners were within
tbe enclosure, took it more kindly.
He wanted the officers to take him
to some man named Johnston, but tljey told
him they were compelled to deliver him to
Warden, McAleese who could do as he
pleased abont the matter. When "he ar
rived in jail he pulled oat large roll of
bills and offered to leave it as a forfeit if
they would let him otE Warden McAleese
called one of the deputies, and after search
ing Gaches, taking charge of the money he
had, assigned him to a cell
TWO STRIKERS ARRESTED.
Tho Warrants Were Sworn Out by Secre
tary Lovejoy Four Companies at the
. Sixteenth Regiment Leave Homestead
Chairman Frick Again Visit the Works.
"Detective Mills to-dav arrested and took
to Pittsburg G. L. and H. Layman, who are
charged by Secretary Lovejoy with aggra
vated riot It is understood that about 30
other persons ate to be arrested for com
plicity in the riot when they can be found.
Four companies of the Sixteenth Regiment
were removed from Homestead yesterday.
There was very little show or demonstra
tion arid no hostilities. A man
named Baenger, who was refused admissiub
to the mill in the morning through being
drunk, caused a little disturbance at Mun-
hall station by shouting at the scabs. But
for the interference of ft couple of Deputy
Sheriffs the fellow would. have fared badly.
. Chairman TT. O. Trick" visited the works
yesterday and spent a good deal of time ex
amining tne plant A number oi men were
discharged and an equal number were em
ployed. All the undesirable men
in the mill are being Weeded out by Man
ager Potter, who is filling their places
with competent werkerf who are applying
for jobs dally. So far 700 have been dis
charged altogether and over S00 hired.
That the non-union workmen are not en
tirely without fear yet of the strikers was
illustrated by a story from a coal and iron
police. One of the mill workers who
had gone to Pittsburg came back on
the midnight train half intoxicated.
He made his way to the bunkhouse
where he and 30 others slept On entering
he yelled: "The strikers are climbing over
the fence to attack you." Instantly there
was a wild scramble to get out; Borne
jumped out ot windows and others rushed
half dressed through the door, all panic
stricken. There are a large number of
colored families living in Shanty Hill row,
and when they saw the militia go they
were much alarmed.
M'LUCKIE GOES AWAY.
He and His Family Quietly Go Out of Town
In tho Night
A dispatch from Youngstown, "0., last
rtigbi said: The Pittsburg papers to-day
bring -tbe report that Burgess McLuckie
contemplates leaving Homestead and lo
cating at Youngstown. He was seen in
this city and asked his Intentions in the
matter. He was emphatic in the statement
that he bad no intention of going away
from Homestead, adding that he intends to
return home Saturday or Sunday.
Despite this story, one of the'prosecution
in the Homestead cases last night said:
"McLuckie last Wednesday night removed
his household effects from Homestead,
and he and his whole family left town.
They told conflicting stories about
their future home. One member of the
family said it would be in Philadelphia,
while McLuckie said they would reside in
Ohio, nevertheless we know where to lav
our hands on the Burgess when we want
THE JUDGE WOULDN'T TALK.
Justice Paxson Said He Never Expresses
' Opinions About a Case Off the Bench.
Chief Justice Paxson, who issued tbe war
rants for tbe Homesteaders, when seen at
the Monongahela House last night? declined
to discuss the subject in any phase. The
distinguished gentleman was in a pleasant
mood, but when questioned on that point,
"I make it a practice never to talk about
any case which comes before me, or in
which mt duty calls me to take part, before
I am ready to speak officially."
A PINKERTON MEASURE.
Congressman Gillespie Has a Bill to Regu
late the Appointment of Deputy Sheriffs
' He Thinks It Would Prevent Trouble
Like That at Homestead.
Congressman E. P. Gillespie, of the Bea
ver Valley district, has prepared a bill
which Is intended to cover the employment
of Pinkertons 'and deputy sheriffs, with 'a
view to preventing tronbles similar to that
at Homestead. He thinks that the measure
might be modified Bomewhat by public dis
cussion, but presents the following as his
view of wholesome legislation on the sub
ject: An act to regulate the applntment and pre
scribe the qualifications or special deputy
sheriffs, constaDles, marshals, policemen
and other peace officers within this Com
monwealth, and fpr the punishment or any
person who may exercise or attempt to ex
ercise the functions of any such officer
wltuout authority of law.
Section 1. Be it enacted, eta, that in all
cases now provided by law for the appoint
ment or special deputy sheriffs, constables,
marshals, policemen or other peace officers
in this Commonwealth to preserve tbe
peace, qnell public disturbances or protect
propel ty. It shall be unlawful to appoint any
pei son as such deputy sheriff, constable,
marshal, policeman or other peace officer
who is not a citizen of the United States, of
lawful age, rind of good moral character, and
who, shall not have been aiesident of the
county, or one of the counties. In which it is
intended he shall peiform the duties of such
appointment for the period of two months
immediately preceding the date of such 'ap
pointment, provided that this act shall not
apply to tbe State militia nori abridge the
right of any sheriff, constable, coroner or
other legally constituted officer to command
assistance iu the execution of any warrant
or other legal process or in making an ar
rest for any offense committed In his pres
ence. Section 2. All appointments made in vio
lation of this act shall be without force and
of no effect.
Sections. Any person or persons who shall
within this Commonwealth exercise or at
tempt to exercise the functions or a special
deputy sheriff, constable, marshal, police
man or other peace offioer, or lepiesent
himself as such without duo Authority or
law, shall be guilty or a misdemeanor, and
upen conviction thereof shall be sentenced
to Imprisonment not exceeding slxfmonths
and Defined in a um not exceeding J1.000,
nr ttither. nt the discretion of tbe Court.
Seotion 4,'All laws or parts of laws Incon
sistent herewith are hereby repealed.
B00DLIHQ CHABOE8 DENIED.
The Trial of Postmaster General Caron, of
Quebec, Now Going On.
Quebec, Sept. 30. The royal commission
investigating the charges of corruption
against Sir At P. Caron, Postmaster Gen
eral, in connection with the subsidies
granted to the Quebec and Lake St John
Hallway, is in progress. H. J. Beemer, the
contractor for the building ot the road, was a
He denied ever saying to Sir A. P. Caron
if subsidies were granted the company it
would make secure his election. He was
.entirely neutral on the political question,
not being a British subject, and he left the
men working under him to vote as they
COST of living In England by Henry Tnek
ley, whose series of articles on British wages
has attracted such attention, In TO-MOIt-KOWS
No JJnll Fighting at the World's Fair.
Chicago, Sept- 30. President John G.
Shortall, of the Illinois Humane Society,
announced to-day that there would be no
bull-fighting here during the World's Fair,
if he can help it "We shall arrestevery
one 'connected with it, after the firsVper-,
formanee, on the charge of cruelty to
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IN AGONY OF SPIRIT.
Determined Men Dig Away in III
Korrie Mine Eopingto Savq
THEIR IMPRISONED BRETHREN,
Only CnQ of the Entombed Miners Rescued
ifter Hours of Work.
THE FATE OP TEX JIEX TET UNDECIDED
f rECTA.1. TXLianAJt TO THE DtsrATCff.l
Ironwood, Mich.. Sept 30. All
through the long hours of last night the
work of tbe rescuers of the entombed men
at the Norrie mine progressed, the men be
ing spurred on to greater efforts by the dis
tant soundings which came from the ctved
in rooms In which the 11 unfortunate men
were imprisoned. At 5 o'clock this morn
ing a faint voice was beard from the dark
recesses of the further of the first rooms and
he efforts of the diggers were bent in the
direction from which the sound seemed to
At 8:30, nearly four hours after the man's
voice was first heard, he was rescued by his
fellow workers, carried to the shaft and
iaken to the surface in the ore bucket from
depth of 400 feet. Abraham Thompson, a
KatvregiaWtiineTfSTBS the man,' and he was
taken to the hospital: ''He is greatly ex
hausted, buf ' passed through his 30 hours'
imprisonment without injury. He saya he
has not heard of any of the other ten men.
i Not a Wink of Warning.
He was standing alone when the crash
came, and thinks most of the others were in
the second room, which, he says, caved in
first, and was followed almost immediately.
by the ground tailing in the room wnere he
No words have been heard from the caved
chambers since Thompson has been taken
out, and it is greatly feared that the other
ten are lost The names of the trammers
and timbermeu cannot yet be learned. Be
side the four minen whose names were pub
lished yesterday, ahd the three timbermeh
and two trammers whose names are un
known, the list of victims includes Simon
Yaokliu, foreman of the timber crow, and
Michael Downs, the skip tender.
Only four men can work at one time in
the narrow drafts. Their eight-pound ham
mers ply like the pistons of an engine upon
the steel drill. Other men sliovel the iron
ore as though it were cornmeal. At the
end of five minutes, their shirts dripping
with perspiration, these men drop their
tools, which are grasped before they touch
the rocky lloorof the narrow drift by other
men equally brave and strong.
Steady Work of Determined Men.
So it has gone on since G a. m. yesterday,
without loss of a second's time. Hammer
heads fall ceaselessly upon the drill, shovels
and picks are plied as only they can be" by
men who know that upon their efforts may
depend" the life or death of fellow workmen.
So incessant and so noble has been the work
that what' would have taken six days of
ordinary work has been done since yester
The scenes about the mouth of No. 8 shaft
have been most harrowing. Wives, chil
dren and friends of the entombed miners,
waiting in heart-breaking suspense for news
of their loved ones, have moved strong men
to tears by their supplications. In agony
of spirit they watch. The deep suspense is
sympathetic When a man emerges from
the latal shaft he is surrounded by tbe half
demented wives and children, who implore
him to tell them that the lost are found
that they have been heard from through the
rocky walls of the mine.
Such is the interest taken in the fate of
these 12 men, unknown to most, that busi
ness has almost suspended to-day, and hun
dreds will not go to bed to-night unless the
men are found.
TWO TERRIBLE TYPHOONS.
Hundreds of Lives Lost andvThousands of
Buildings Destroyed in Japan.
Sak Feancisco, Sept 30. The Pacific
Mail Company's new steamship Peru ar
rived this evening, 22 days from Hong
Kong via Yokohama. She brings Japanese
news up to September 16.. The gale which
swept oyer Southern and Central Japan in
flicted terrible damage. Four hundred per
sons were crushed to death. Many boats
were blown out to sea, 23 houses completely
overthrown, 1,600 barns and partly out-'
houses blown down and crops greatly in
jured. These figures do not include the
devastation wrongnt in tne smaller islands.
The typhoon of September 4 also did
much damage. At Homamatsu, the Court
House, school, 62 dwellings and a brick
railway shed were bjown down, ten persons
killed and many wounded. In Shizuoka
prefecture 800 dwelling houses were blown
down or partially destroyed, six bridges
washed away and four embankments
broken, seven houses swept away and 71
stores destroyed. In Aidy prefecture five
people were killed and two wounded. The
reclaimed lands were flooded, and 70 dwell
ings washed away.
Mrs. Harrison Gaining Strength.
Washington, Sept. 30. "Mrs. Harrison
passed the most comfortable day she has had
for a number of weeks," said Dr. Gardner,
to-night. ''.'She is gaining strength slowly,
and her appetite is improving."
JLUMBU3 PAGE la THE DISPATCH
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THEY ARE RUNNING IN THE HOME
MRS. MARSH IS COMING.
Her Husband Engages Counsel to Defend
Her She Claims to Be Anxious to Re
turn to Pittsburg and Have a Speedy
New Yobk, Sept. 30. tSpcriot
Sheriff Muller, of Staten Island, to-day re
ceived a telegram from the Chief of Police
of Pittsburg stating that Detectives Coul
son and Robinson, of that city, would leave
at Ohce for New York with requisition
papers for Mrs. Jennie Marsh and James
H. Mcintosh, who were arrested at Staple
ton Monday as fugitives from .justice.
Sheriff Muller thought the prisoners would
not be taken to court before Monday.
Later in the day a telegram was received at
the jail in Richmond for Mrs. Marsh. The
Sheriff opened it and it read:
PrrrsBORO, Sept 30.
Wire me when you leave. Have engaged
It was shown to Mrs. Marsh, but she said
she would not answer it until ihe started
for Pittsburg. There has been no change in
the demeanor of either of the prisoners.
Both assert their innocence of the charges
brought against them, and seem to be anx
ious to go to Pittsburg and have a speedy
Among other things secured by the offi
cers who searched the effects of Mrs. Marsh
and Mcintosh-was a letter, found in the
Tottenville house, from Mcintosh to Mrs.
Marsh, in which Mcintosh said they should
feel thankful for their, success in eettlng
out of the Weir scrapel It is also said that
a peculiar scarfpin was found which was
recognised by Mr. JTehl as having belonged
to Gamble Weir. Mclntosh-was questioned
about this, but stoutly denied that eitherhe
or Mrs. Marsh evef posfessed'apin.
By permission of the Sheriff, Beatrice,
the 14-year-old daughter of Mrs. Marsh, has
been living in the jail with her mother, but
not under restraint x
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IN FREE TRADE ENGLAND.
Spinners' Wages Bedneed and a Strike Wel
comed to Get Bid of Stocks.
iloNDGir, Sept 30. Seventy-seven per
cent of the mast cotton spinners of England
to-day decided to enforce a leduction of 6
per cent in wages. The men stubbornly re
fuse to accept the proposed reduction, and
intend to strike.
It is generally admitted in Manchester
that the stoppage of work will not be a bad
thing for the trade, as it will enable the
spinners to reduce their present heavy
The decision to reduce wages' affects 17,
000,000 spindles using American cottcn.
f PARENTS SIX TIMES BEBEAV.ED.
An Incident Showing the Terrible Ravages
of Diphtheria In Racine, Wis.
Racine, Wis., Sept 30. A pathetic'
incident to-day marked the progress of the
severe epidemic of diphtheria which, dur
ing the last two weeks, has oarried off many
children and has caused the closing of sev
eral of the public schools. Two weeks ago
the family of Peter Heldt consisted of
father, mother and six children.
The oldest daughter contracted 'the dis
ease at a funeral. She died September 19.
The remaining children, one by one, came
down with the disease. Another died on
the 23d, and still another on the 27th. This
morning the three remaining children lav
stretched out in the house awaiting burial,
having died Jast night The mother is
almost crazed with grief and is in a pre
BRAVE DR. STANHOPE.
Tho American Who Was Inoculated Against
Cholera Arrives in Berlin.
Beblin, Sept 30. Dr. A. Stanhope, who
was inoculated with cholera virus in Paris,
and who subsequently served as a nurse In
one of the Hamburg cholera hospitals, ar
rived here to-day. He is well and hearty,
and attributes his escape from' cholera en
tirely to the inoculation he underwent'
against it ,
He was refused admission at several of
the hotels, as the proprietors were afraid
there was danger from infection. Luckily,
Stanhope had some American friends in the
city, and when they learned of his annoy
ing experience at the hotels, they hastened
to offer him the use of thtir private apart
ments. "Seven new cases of cholera and
three deaths are reported in Brussels.
FOUR LIVES SACRIFICED.
A Boy Instantly Killed and Three
Fatally Injured by an Explosion.
Indiana, Pa., Sept 30. .yjecJaJ, The
boiler of a steam thresher exploded here to
day, on the premises of County Commis
sioner A. O. Rankin
Harry Myer, aged 14, was blown to pieces.
Aaron, John and Frank Gromley, all prom
inent citizens, were probably fatally in
jured. Myer was so torn to pieces by the
explosion that his arms cannot be found.
CESSNA'S 890,000 SUIT. -
Trying to Bring Two New Yorkers to Time
on a Mining Stock Deal.
Netv Yobk, Sept 3U Justice Beach, of
the Supreme Court, has ordered Charles F.
Cook and George J. Gray to serve in five
days their answer in a suit brought against
them by John Cessna, ex-Congressman of
Pennsylvania, who Was once chairman of
the Republican National Committee, to
recover90,000, tbe amount of five notes
which wye given as collateral on a con
tract for tbe purchase of certain mining
The contract was executed by the de
fendants, with Colonel W. W. Dudley,
General M. S. Littlefield and Carroll L.
Hobart Mi. Cessna claims that Cook and
Gray have no defense, and have been fight
ing for delay.
THE GAS TRUST ATTACKED.
A Shareholder In the Philadelphia Company
Sues for a Receivership.
Chicago, Sept 30. A demand has
finally been made for the appointment of a
receiver for the Chicago Gas Trust In the
Circuit Court to-day Thomas H. Martin
filed a long bill fagainst the Chicago Gas
light and Heating Company, the People's
Gaslight and Coke Company, the Con
sumers' Gas Company, the Equitable Gas
light and Fuel Company, the Hyde Park
Gas Company, the Lake Gas Company, the
Chicago Gas Company and the Fidelity In
surance Trust and Safe Deposit Company
The Court is asked to appoint a receiver
for these companies, also to enjoin the Fi
delity Insurance Trust and Safe Deposit
Company from acting as trustee under con
tracts axecuted May IS, 1887, and March 22,
1890, under which the companies were con
solidated. Meanwhile an injunction is
sought to' restrain "any disposition of the
stock. . -
Allegations are made that the Chicago
Gas Company did not intend to carry out
the object of Its incorporation, except to
control other corporations in the same kind
of business. Martin, in his bill, says he is
a stockholder ownlne several shares of the
Philadelphia Company, each share of.which
represents one-two hundred and fifty
thousandth part of an interest in all the
companies composing tbe trust No re
ceiver has yet been appointed.
SHE NEW YOEK-BIPPER CAUGHT.
Paulsen's Murderer's Name Is Rohlek, and
He Ia'a Regular Terror.
New Yobk, Sept. 30. The mystery sur
rounding the murder of Frank Paulsen, the
veteran who was found dead in his room
last evening, has been oleared up. The
murderer is Frank W. Rohlek. He Is a
marble polisher. He has been fully iden
tified as the man seen running from the
scene of the crime and besides some jewelry
belonging to Paulsen was found in his pos
session. The ax was brought into play by the mur
derer to prevent arrest, when he was found
in an East Side saloon to-day, but he Was
overpowered and taken to the statiOD house.
He had no ohance to actually use the wea
pon on the officer, but the struggle was a
desperate one, and the arrest was only
effected with the assistance of other officers.
The prisoner is a German, about 35 years
old, wearing a short, full beard. His hair
Against Tax ReceiptipBelng Purchased by a
Philadelphia, Sept 3a James E.
Clark and Daniel W. Seltzer, "Prohibition
candidates for the county offices of District
Attorney and Clerk ot Quarter Sessions,
respectively, to-day, through their attorney,
filed a bill of equity against Receiver of
Taxes Taylor, restraining him from issuing
tax receipts to the Republican City Com
mittee for use in distributing among those
citizens who will not pay their poll tax.
PREPARING TO END QUARANTINE.
Dr. J enklns Promises It Will Be Lifted Mon
day If No New Cases Are Received.
QUARANTINE, S. L, Sept 30. Dr. Jen
kins says that quarantine will be lifted at
Camp Low Monday if no more passengers
are sent there for detention before that
time. Mrs. Donuz, the only remaining
cholera patient, will be discharged then.
The patients on Swinburne Island are doing
well. To-day 200 of the Bohemia's steeraee
passengers were landed, and the rest will be
The steamer will then be disinfected and
brought to Quarantine to unload. The
police guard at Lower Quarantine was to
SEEKING BETTER ROADS.
A Meeting In Their Interest to Be Held This
Month in Chicago.
New Yokk, Sept 30. A general call has
been issued for a meeting to be held in Chi
cago from October 19 to 22 to take steps
toward-the formation ot a National League
of Road Improvement
All local road societies, boards of trade,
wheelmen's organizations and private indi
viduals interested in the subject are invited
to take part .
WOMEN of Russia by Frank G. Carpenter
in THE DISPATCH to-morrow.
. Mike McDonald Not a Committeeman.
CHICAGO, Sept 3a M. a McDonald
resigned his membership on the State
Democratic Central Committee to-day. Mc
Donald is under indictment for the alleged
bribery of a Justice of the Peace, and un
der the circumstances did not care to re
main longer on-the committee.
A CHEAT AID F
Are the Pet Names Applied to
the Count de Mitkiewicz
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?p& m a warranT.
HIS AEEEST DEMANDED
By a Brooklyn Man Who Claims Ho
Beat Him Ont of His Home.
QUITE A C05TIHENTAL SCOPE
Attained by the Operations of the Promoter
of Chinese Schemes.
BHOEBOX MILLER'S SHARE OP THE W0EI
rSntCIAI. TELEGRAM TO TffE DISPATCFtl
New Yobk, Sept 30. A warrant for the
arrest of .Eugene Mitkiewicz was issued by
Police Justice Grady to-day. It is based on
a complaint sworn to by Arthur L. Tomes,
of 502 Classon avenue, Brooklyn. It charges
Mitkiewicz with "cheating and fraud," and
tells how Tomes mortgaged his home to
supply lunds for a messengerwhom Mitkie
wicz alleged he and Elliot F. Shepard had
sent to China to induce the Emperor to
withdraw his objections to Mr. Shepard's
candidate for the Ministership to China,
Henry W. Blair.
Mitkiewicz yesterday told a Dispatch
reporter that he should not attempt -to
avoid arrest, but would, if asked, come to
New York and deliver himself up. Lawyer
Thompson, who is acting for Mr. Tomes in
the criminal proceedings, said yesterday
that he thought it quite likelr that the
''Count" would not attempt to escape, as he
knew he had been carefully watched by of
ficers for a week.
The operations of Mitkiewicz appear to
have taken a continental scope. A Dis
patch reporter to-day learned that H. V.
Bemis, proprietor of the Hotel Richelieu,
Chicago, is a victim of the Chinese conces
sion scheme, and was worked heartily by
Operations of tho Count in Chicago.
In the summer of 1891 the "Count" and
the ex-convict "Shoebox" Miller, of Pitts-
burg, were in Chicago, on some business
connected with the sending of Millard Jones
to China. It was pretended there was a
reason why Jones should be concealed in
Chicago, but whether he was or was not
hidden, "Shoebox" Miller and the "Count"
failed to hide their lights. They beamed
upon Host Bemij, of the RIchelfeu, and
were soon on such friendly terms with him
that they offered to let him into their great
Chinese concession scheme.
Mr. Bemis appeared glad to get in, to the
extent of a note for $5,000, which he gave
them, "not for use, but for accommodation."
They brought the note to New York and
offered it to R. J. Horner. He knew Bemis
to be a wealthy man, and after taking the
precaution to wire Bemis, asking if he had
given the note and it it was all right, and
receiving a satisfactory reply Horner dis
counted the note. He applied 51,500 of the
amount to the credit of Mitkiewicz's account
for furniture, and the "Count" and Miller
took $3,500 cash. Miller made a great fuss
about having any part of the amount of the
note applied to tbe payment of Mitkiewicz's
debts. He seemed to think it a foolish
waste of good money.
Shoebox Miller the Count's Partner.
Miller at that time was a co-worker of
the "Count" in securing investors in the
Chinese investment scheme. He, like the
"Count," asserted positively that part of
all the money secured was paid to the Chi
nese Minister. At one time he wired to
Mr. Horner from Washington that $5,000
bad just been ftaid to the Minister. Law
yer Burke avers that he has evidence that
the Chinese Minister deposited 55,000 in
the Metropolitan Bank of Washington on
tire day Miller said that sum was paid.
This iine of investigation is anxiously
watched by thote who have given money to
the "Count" They profess to believe that
their investments can all be recovered from
the Chinese Government, if a direct con
nection can be established between the
"Count" and the Minister in this scheme.
A msn who has had experience in diplo
matic affairs said to-day: "There is no
Government on earth so punctilious about
the conduct of its diplomatic representa
tives 'as China. Onlr their most trusted
officials are sent to diplomatic posts, and
for that reason I believe that Mitklewiw
has misrepresented the Minister in this
matter, as everybody else. However, if it
is proved that the Chinese jmnlster to tms
country has taken money on the pretense
that he could or would further the 'Count's'
efforts to secure Chinese concessions, his
Government will make full restitution of
every cent involved. If that is the ease. I
pitv the Minister. Cuttine off the head of
an unfaithful public official is not a politi
cal figure of speech in China."
Small Game Better Than None.
The "Count" was not above small game
when bi? game was scarce. There is an
English bookkeeper employed in Mr.
Horner's store. He is a cautious man and
observing. He frequently imparted to his
employer his firm belief that the "Count"
was a swindler and urged Mr. Horner not
to trust him any further. Mitkiewicz one
day called to see Mr. Horner. Mr. Horner
was not in, the cautious bookkeeper said
coldly. The "Count" put his arm affec
tionately over the distrustful bookkeeper's
shoulder. In 20 minutes he walked out of
the office with $75 of the bookkeeper's
money in his waistcoat pocket
A Dispatch reporter called on Mr.
Shepard to-day to get his statement of his
connection with Mitkiewicz. The Colonel
declined to make any statement to his
caller, bnt he made this statement in the
Mail and Exprem this evening:
The particulars Deing published in respect
to certain Chinese negotiations are all fresh
news to Colonel Shepard. He never before
had any Idea that lie was represented to
Messrs. Horner, Burr or others If he was so
represented as having assumed any obliga
tion for the past, present or future in regard
to any Chinese concessions. If tliose stories
are correct It would seem that those aentlo
men went Into tbe Chinese business with
their eyes open: were willing to and did ad
vance money totry to get concessions, and
all without any connection or communica
tion, dlreot or Indirect, with Colonel Shep
ard. They seem now to regre' that they .
accepted hope as security for tbe advance
ment of money, and yet they ought not to be
so very greatly surprised, if they repeat tha
experiences of mankind In finding hope
Lord Beresford Gets Six Tears.
ROME, GA., Sepi. 3a Lord Walter a
Beresford, alias Sidney Lascelles, the noted
English forger, was to-day sentenced to six
years' hard labor in toe penitentiary in this
CRANKS at political headquarters with
.caricatures by De Grim In THE DISPATCH
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