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FATAL RIOTS IN THE PENNSYLVANIA
J. H. ^Paddock Set Upon by Strikers
Wbile Inspecting the Davidson
Works and Brutally Killed?A
Ranninz Chase for Miles?Several
Rioters Are Shot Down.
Adispatoh from Uniontown, Fenn., says:
Anarchy is running riot throughout the entire
coke region of this section of Pennsylvania.
More than two-thirds of the thirty big
coal mines and of the 17,000 turnaces in
which their product is turnert into coke
are deserted. Of the 16.000 miners and
eokers who should be in thw pits and at
the ovens, more than 10.000, mostly Hungarians
and Slavonians, whose ideas are as
foreign to America as their language, are
tramping over the country in bodies of 500
and upward, forcing those who have not
joined them in their strike against the mine
operators to do so.
Crazed by liquor and by the incendiary
speeches poured into their ears hour after
h?ur by a dozen demagogic leaders, these
mobs know no license, recognize no law,
Jbavu no mercy and seem to be devoid of
Three hundred deputy sheriffs have been
-? ' ?t*v. vjfloa
BWOra IQ auu <uuiou nuu niuuuuut nuw
/ for the protection of life and property. The
strikers are prepared to go to any length to
gain the point of having every mine and
oven in the section abandoned. Nine persons,
it is said, have been killed and several
t wounded. , I
The actions of the foreigners, and especially
the killing of an official of the Frlak
Coke Company, so incensed the better class
of people that there was talk of lynching the
men wno did the killing.
The war began at daylight at the Trotter
plant. About 1000 men camped in the woods
during the nisrht and at daybreak marched
on the men who had refused to join them.
One after another plant was raided and the
workers driven from the ovens and forced to
flee for their lives. The deputy sheriffs
eotiU do nothing with the mob.
. Se veral of the non-unionists were badly
beat -n and left for dead. The wives of the
sinkers joined them and led in the assaults.
At only one place did the rioters meet with
mn..n ppoistance. This was at the Davidson
plaut of the Frick Coke Company. About 8
oVlock a mob of 500 strikers gathered at the
plant and demanded that the non-unionists
throw down their tools.
x Chief Engineer Joseph H. Paddock or- *
dered his men to stand firm. This order
was the sequel for a fusllade of stones, slugs
and pieces of iron. Paddock was struck in
a dozen plaoes and fell senseless. Then one
of the mob shot him through the back of the
head. Having scared the o-. -unionists
way from the plant, the mob . treated toward
A posse was hurriedly forme; and started
In pursuit of the rioters. The kilter passed
around Connellsvilie and were met on the
Yonehingheny River bridge and were ordered
Thev refused and the posse opened fire.
On* of the Hungarians fell, mortally wounded
and died in a few minutes.
A. terrible hand to hand struggle took
place, liuns, revolvers, DiacsjacKb uaa
eIol? ware used, Three more men were
killed and forty-three of the rioters were
clmbed into submission and were taken
badly wounded to the Connellsville jail.
AmuuR the prisoners is the man who shot
Paddock. Sheriff Wilhelm ordered the
prisoners removed to Uniontown.
'Assistant Chief Engineer Cole, of theFrick
Company, took part In the defense of the
Davidson plant and was badly injured, but
will recover. He assisted the deputies on
the bridge, although badly wounded.
Several small battles took place in different
parts of the region, and in these, it is said,
two persons were killed and many wounded.
Several of the rioters arrested on the bridge
will not recover.
A.t 10 o'olock p. m. there were sixty-four
rioters in the Uniontown jail. Outside a wild
'mob clamored for their release.
Appeals were made to the Governor for
troops. There are several companies of the
, Tenth Regiment around Connemviue, ana
they, as well as the Pittsburg regiment, were
hourly expecting to be ordered out.
Camped in Everson Grove, near Seottdale,
ore 1500 strikers, mostly Hungarians,
Poles and Slavs. They were huddled
around a hundred large wood fires, and sympathizers
supplied them with provisions.
TIN Spparker Refuses the Appointment
as United States Senator.
8poaker Charles P. Grisp, of the House of
Bepresdhtatives at Washington, declined,
with proper expressions of appreciation, the
honor extended to him by Governor Northen,
* ?*~ *? ? V? irv> *>A V\? H Cans.
?i lieorpiu. iu au(wiuiiu.s u>iu w uo < ucuator
of the United States to succeed Mr. Co'.Slitt.
The dfspatoh in which he rut aside
e teifiptinjr* offer was sent after
Mr. CHsp had consulted with the leading
men on the Democratic side of
the House, and after he had read the earnest
appeals of his associates to refuse the honor
which all of them considered him entirely
worthy to receive. His resignation just
now. in their opinion, would have brought
on a contest for the Speakership that might
have resulted in the utmost confusion, ill
feeling, and party disorganization.
' Speaker Chrlsp sent the following telegram
to Governor Xorthen, declining the seat, in
the Senate: \
'House of Representatives, >
' Washington, March 30. f
w t xfa?4kan /irtvarnnr atlnnfn a
UI have nn ambition to represent Georgia
In the Senate ot the United States, and appreciate
most highly the appointment you
nave piven me, but for the present, at least,
I must put aside my ambition. I was, as you
know, unanimously nominated Speaker. In
accepting that office I have incurred obligations
to our party throughout the country.
"A. very Urge majority of the Democratic
members of the Housa have united in a re
fie6t tnat lor me remaiuaor ui mis
continue in the position to which they have
elected me. They baso this request upon
grounds which I cannot, in modesty, repeat,
but which I cannot, in duty, Ignore. As
8peaker I feel to some extent responsible
lor the action of the House. I fael a pride in
Its organization, and have a settled purpose,
00 far as my influence extends, to have
. brought before it and voted upon bills which,
II enacted into law3, will redeem to the fullest
extent our party pledges. Thus, I think,
1 will best servo the interests of the people
"I am grateful to you for the honor you
have done me. I am grateful to the numerous
friends throu^hoat tbe Stato who havo
seemed pleased with and who havo ursred my
acceptance ot my appointment, and teg that
you and they will believe what I in the utmost
sincerity say, that in declining it I am
sacrificing a cherished ambition to what I
regard as a sense of duty. ;
. ...... "Charles F. Cmsp."
FBITZ KLOETZLEK'S CRIME.
Killed His Wife and Four Children
and Then Committed Suicide.
Fritz Kloetzler killed his wife and fout
thildren at his home in Dolgaville, N. Y.,
and then committed suicide. Kloetzler was
formerly employed in the felt shop of
Alfred Dolge & Son. For stjveral weeks
past Kloetzler has be*?n out of work, and his
lamily, which consisted of a wife and four
children, were supported by the town.
Kloetzler had been conternplatiug this
terrible tragedy for several days. He wrote
to a former shopmate, now in New York.
Baying that he intended killing his wife and
children and then committing suicide.
It was decided to arrest Kloetzler. At
about 9 p. in. Policeman Cramer and assistants
went to the house, and after repeated
x knocking, and receiving no response, forced
the door open. On the second floor in ona of
;tho back bedrooms, lying on a lew blankets.
With their heads against the wall, were founa
the dead bodies of Kloetzler, Jiis wife, and
ms wina tuew a. calendar rrom tne wau
of a Tulare (Cal.) house and caused it tc
knock off a bottle of carbolic acid standing
co a shelf over a baby's crib. The bottle
attack the cradle and broke, throwing the
acid into the chfM'a mouth. The doctors fear
5 - She baby will dia
TEE NEWS EPITOMIZED.
Eastern and Middle States.
The largest steel projectiles ever made by
the United States army were successfully
tested at Sandy Hook, N. J.
A geneeax 6trike of the 10,000 coke
workers and miners of the Connellsvllle
(Penn.) region was ordered by the Executive
Committee of the United Mine Workers.
Hxkby Schaeffee. a lad. while playing
ball at Jeffersonville, Sullivan County, N. Y.,
was struck in the abdomen by a batted ball.
He died soon after.
C. E. Mobeis. tax collector at Gravesend,
N. Y., pleaded guilty to conspiracy, and was
sentenced to six months in the penitentiary.
A vebdict for $25,000 against Russell Sage
was given by a jury in the Supreme Court, in
New York Citv. In favor of William R. Laid
law. who alleged that the famous flnanoiet
used him as a protection against the Norcross
Chabler Brown, fifteen years old, of Kennett
Square, Penn., was shot and fatally
wounded In a boyish quarrel by his cousin,
Andrew Milton, who Is but twelve years old.
A defalcation amounting to $33,000 has
been discovered at the American Exchange
National Bank, New York City. Gusta-v
Hagen. a bookkeeper, has disappeared. C.
E. Bartholomew, a customer, has bsen arrested
Bight Rev. Michael J. O'Farrell, Bishop
of tho Catholio Diocese of Trenton, died
a few mornings ago at the episcopal residence.
The biggest labor war Bhode Island has
ever seen Is on. It is a struggle of the
?./> > onolnet tha tvm lnnm cratftm a waj
a^.inst <m improvement whichthey claim Is
United States cruiser Marblehead was
put in commission at the Brooklyn (N. Y.)
Four women spinners who went to work
In a factory in Paterson. N. J., where a
strike prevails, were mobbed by a crowd of
Infuriated employes, who dragged them
through tbe street, beating them, within a
block of the police station.
South and West.
Superintendent Murray, of the Cincinnati
Chamber of Commerce, reports the loss
to winter wheat by the cold wave more presumptive
than demonstrated. It cannot exceed
Ave per cent.
The Tennessee, Kentucky and North Carolina
strawberry crop is reported as ruined by
Oliver Jackson, one of the Grant mur-3n
f MnnfrfAmorL* A lft A
new ijruwuounv iuvu^vuav?j f ??
dozen masked men took the prisoner from
two deputies and shot him to death. Jackson
had committed three murders.
Geoegie, a giri eight years old, and Willie,
a boy ot Ave, children of William Shaffle,
solored, were burned to death at their home
in Cairo, 111.
Mbs. Viboixia Holt, wife of David Holt,
a wealthy merchant, of Beevesville, W. Va.,
was found dead, hanging to a ventilator,
and with two of ner smnll children tugging
at her skirts.
Republicans carried the municipal elections
in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland,
Toledo and Mansfield, Ohio.
The President nominated George H.
Houck to be Customs Collector for the
District of Genesee, N. Y., and Henry B.
Lovering to be Pension Agent at Boston.
Secbetabv Hebbebt's suggestion that the
old Kearsarge's name be given to the next
hiittlfishin of the naw. meets with marked
The envoys sent by the American colony
at Blueflelds to ask the aid of Uncle Sam arrived
Majob Fba.sk Bell, for twenty years an
examiner in the Pension Bureau, committed
suicide by shooting himself through the
head. He was despondent at the time, owing
to ill health.
The President nominated Thomas E. Benedict,
of New York, to be Public Printer. He
held the office during Cleveland's first term.
CiiAi&iiAN' Voobhees began the tariff debate
in the Senate, speaking in defense of
the bill reported by the Finance Committee.
The Emperor of Austria was welcomed to
Abbazia by the Emperor of Germnny.
j3lukfields 13 ropuricu iu ud iu ( piuiiu
and practically without government, though
both the Mosquito and Nicaragua flags are
Loan Hansen, President of the Parnell
Commission and member of the Bering Sea
Commission, died a few days since in London,
Kossuth's body raaaned Budapest; <*..,000
persons lined the streets through which the
funeral procession moved from the railway
station to the Museum.
Thousands of Albanians recently attacked
a Montenegrin village on *ue frontier, killIns
four and woundinsr seven of the Montenegrins.
The fighting, which lasted a
whole day, is liable to lead to more serious
General Bkhioio Mosaics Bebuudez,
President of Peru, who had been sick tor a
long time, is dead.
Honolulu advices report the appearance
of another JaDanese warship there and the
arrest of seventy Japanese and an editor.
Ehead riots have resulted from the prevailing
distress in Southern Spain.
Ddbinq a battle between troops of the Sultans
of Bornu nnd Pabah, Central Soudan,
Africa, both Sultans were killod.
Nicaragua's President withdrew the exequaturs
of the American and British Consuls
for their part in the Blueflelds affair.
The missing North German Lloyd steamer
Ems has been towed into Horta, Fayal, one
of the Azores, by the Wild Flower, a British
tank steamer, which picked up the Bremen
liner after her propeller frame was broken.
She broke her uhaft Friday, March 23, and
drifted helplessly. The steamer Rappahannock
sighted her and offered assistance but
ultimately s sailed away, leaving the Ems in
distress. March 27 the Wild Flower took the
Ems in tow.
riTftir k t?/1t7"ic1 t5t"n.tittt"\ a XT
iUBMiLIlUA O UlULUUilXt
A Remarkable Demonstration In Hla
Honor at Frledrichsruli.
The band of the Lauenburg Rifles and the
Altona Choral Society serenaded Prince
Bismarck at his home in Friedrichsruh,
Germany, in honor of his seventy-ninth
Telegrams, letters, gifts and flowers
flowed Into Friedrichsruh in a constant
stream throughout the day. Count von
Moltke, the Emperor's aide-de-camp, arrived
at Friedrichsruh with an autograph
letter of felicitation from the Emperor
and a splendid cuirass with epaulets,
which Prince Bismarck immediately
donned, remarking upon the good fit. The
Emperor's letter was moat flattering. It said
the steel of the cuirass was a token of sincere
German gratitude to which His Majesty
desired to (jive expression.
Among the Prince's numerous visitors was
a deputation from the Halberstadt Cuirassiers.
Prince Bismarck said ho hoped to be
able soon to enter into personal communication
with the regiment at Halberstadt.
Presents were brought to the castle so
rapidly that it was impossible to unpack
them all. Tho castlo yard looked like a
freight depot. It was piled high with barrels,
kegs, boxes, and bundles of all shapes
The number of letters and dispatches received
by the Prince was beyond all records
of his former birthdays. The messages
were received by tho basketful every fifteen
minutes during the day. They came from
all the remote part3 of tho world?Bombay,
Calcutta, Sydney, Melbourne, Shanghai,
Tokio, Cairo. New York, Chicago,
St. Louis, Rio Janeiro nnd Valparaiso.
Messages from the United States
were exceptionally numerous. Hardly a
European town of more than 10,000 Inhabitacts
is unrepresented. At 5 o'clock in the
afternoon 7000 letters and 4580 telegrams
had been counted and the messengers were
still busy bringing more.
Bismarck banquets were hold in the evening
in Cologne, Essen, Augsburg, Mannheim,
Dusseldorf, Halle, Schweinfurf and
Fbitz Gio?*deb, a saloon keeper of 8r.
Joseph, Mo., prided himself that he "nevei
took a dare." Somebody dared himself tc
kill himself, and he went off and blew out his
brains. He will never take another dare.
FEED'S TWO PRESIDENTS.
SENHORBORGONO SEIZES THE
REINS OF GOVERNMENT.
On the Death of Bermudez He Took i
Possession of the Lima Palace,
Notwithstanding the Protests of |
Canhni. Onlnli rnncfltllHnt1!ll i
ULUUUl UViCtt I fuv VV"?v?v?? ? |
A cablegram from Ltraa, Peru, says: On I
the death of President Bermudez his Ministers
all sent in their resignations to First
Vice-President Solar, but Second Vice-President
Borgono, backed by Caceres and the
soldiery, took possession of the palace and
commenced issuing decrees.
Thus Peru has two Presidents, a constitutional
one; Senhor Solar, and a revolutionary
one, Colonel Borgono.
A deputation of about five hundred representative
citizens waited on Senhor Solar
with assurances of their adherence to him as
the constitutional President.
8enhor Solar thanked tbem for their loyalty,
begged tbem to preserve the peace and
told them that he had sent a message to
Caceres asking him to define his intentions
In the crisis. He was awaiting the answer
before taking any action.
Meanwhile the city is patrolled by a strong
guard, the church towers are full of soldiers,
all the shops are closed, and business is suspended.
There has been no rioting, but
considerable alarm is felt.
Colonel Borgono has already named a
Cabinet,_choosing for his Ministers Senhora
uarcia, urrutia, uuianto, axuayo ana ijh- j
Senhor Solar, being unable to obtain any
satisfactory answer from Caceres, sent a
severe note to the ex-Ministers, reproaching
them for their conduct in only recognizing
him on paper, bat delivering up to Colonel
Borgono the military forces and all the prerogatives
of the chief executive.
He charges them with being the authors
of the revolutionary movement and holds
them responsible for its consequences.
Senhor Solar is now in hiding, but it is reported
that he has sent a statement of his
position and his claims upon the Presidency
to the diplomatic corps at Lima.
Justiniano Borgono. who, it seems, will
occupy the Presidential chair of Peru until
August 10 next, is about forty-five years
old and is very popular in his own country.
He is a native of Trujillo and
comes from ono of the oldest Castilian
families in Peru. He owns an immense
plantation in the Department of Libertad, of
which Trujillo is the capital. When the war
broke out with Chile Borgono, although not
then a soldier, volunteered his services. Ha
was promoted in a short time to the command
of a regiment and his military rank of
colonel has been officially confirmed.
Will American interests suffer in Peru as a
result of these controversies is a question
which is causing the administration some
concern. No ship is available at present for
duty In those waters, although in an emergency
one of the vessels at Montevideo could
be sent. If necessary the Hunger, which is
at Acapulco, could be sent to that quarter,
but she is a member of the Bering Sea fleet,
and will be needed in the upper Pacific
rnnnvao Hlnfatnr fn I5 Aril.
A later despatch from Lima states that ExPresident
Caoeres has been proclaimed Dictator
of Peru, the situation being that
Teru just now has two Presidents
and a Dictator.
Congress and the people are hostile to
Caceres, but the army is with him. He was
one of the candidates for the Presidency.
The city Is in possession of the troops
who are supporting Caceres, and it Is reported
that Senhor Solar, the constitutional
President, is a fugitive. The banks are
closed and all business Is suspended. Soldiers
are patrolling the streets.
Prudent? de Monies Electcd to Succeed
PENDENTE DE HOBAES.
President-elect Prudento de Moraes, of
Brazil, says Harper's Weekly, was born
about fifty years ago of wealthy and influential
parents in Piraoicaba. a large and
important city in the middle of the coffee
zone of the great State of San Paulo. He
was educated in the best schools of his
native country and adopted law as a profession.
He early went into politics, and
gained distinction as representative of his
native State in the Lower House of Parliament
in the days of the Empire. His course
there as a republican in a very small minority
was moderate, and distinguished for
consummate' tact ani dignity. He made
good use' o! his thorough knowledge of
parliamentary laws and usages, and em
ployed 1113 aoilliy jls u uuuiuur 1u ijuuu au*
vantage for his oherished republican principles.
In 1889, when the Republic was deolared,
Moraes was assigned the difficult position of
Governor of San Paulo, which State he organized
against the wealthy and influential
monarchical party, which, though now in |
the minority, still shows formidable strength,
defraying, as it does, the larger part of the
expenses of the revolution that started in
Bio Grande do Sul. In 1890 San Paulo sent |
him to the Constituent Assembly, called for I
the purpose of promulgating the Republic's |
constitution, and he was unanimously elected
President by that body. He was then elected J
Vice-President of the Senate, of which, ow- I
ing to Peixoto's elevation tothe Chief Magistracy
of the Nation, he has been the only actual
presiding officer. Minister Mendonca,
who was a fellow-student in law with President-elect
Moraes, describes him as apparently
a man of most gentle nature, but in
reality very energetic and uncompromising,
though just, impartial, and, above all, tactful.
He will not take office until November
15, unless Peixoto reslprns in the interests of
peace on or after May 3, when Congress assembles.
DOWN WITH THE BRIDGE,
Eight Carpenters Precipita ted Into a
Deep Ravine at Radford, Ya.
Four men were killed outright and as
many moro received injuries which, it was
thought, might prove fatal, by the coiiapso
of the bridge over Connelly's Run, a deep j
ravine between East and West Radford.
West Virginia. The names of tue killed are
Andrews, R. H., a^ed thirty; lived half an
hour, dying in his wife's arms. Mabes, Ed.,
aged twenty; skull crushed. Price, Thomas,
colored, aged forty; had large family; died
i of his injuries. Thompson, Charles, aged
thirty-fire, married and has Ave children,
The bridge was a slender wooden affair,
i 300 feet long and seventy-threo feet high in
the middle. The structure was an old one,
and workmen were engaged in tearing it
down, as anew steel structure was already
going up beside it.
About one-third of the bridge had been
. taken down, when the falling of a heavy
| plank knocked the propa out from under a
I section some seventy leet long, which fell
Into the ravine with the eight ourpenters.
FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. I
67th Day.?The McGarrahan bill was
passed without a division. The House '
joint resolution appropriating 810,000 ad
ditlonal to carry out tne provisions 01 tne
Chinese Exclusion act was passed. The
Senate reconsidered the vote by which it
agreed to the resolution offered by Mr. Frye ,
calling on the Secretary of War for information
as to the employment and discharge of
men employed on public improvements for
68th dat.?The Bering Sea bill was rejected.
Mr. Voorhees opened the tariff
debate in a set speech of three hours.
69th Day.?Mr. Allison replied to Mr. .
Yoorhees's tariff speech. Mr. Harris has
taken control of the bill and has given notice <
that he will press the bill dally. The I
Senate passed the Bering Sea bill. A num- .
ber of committee amendments to the tariff
bill were submitted. c
70th Day.?The third day's debate on the 3
tariff bill was carried on, Mr. Allison, of j
Iowa, speaking against the bill for two and a 6
quarter hours, and Mr. Mills, of Texas, mak- t
ing a brief defence of It as a compromise ^
The House. t
87th Dat.?A veto of the Bland seignior- '
age bill was received from the President. '
The House fought all day over the O'NeillJoy
contested election case and the proceed- '
ings were luruuieui.
88th Day?The day was largely consumed I
by filibustering. The President's veto oi
the Bland bill was read. 1
89th Day. ?The House made recognition of J
Speaker Crisp's declination of the Georgia 1
Senatorship by a round of applause as ha '
ascended the steps to his desk. Bj* unani- 1
mous consent the O'Neill-Joy contested elec- <
tlon case was postponed. Mr. Catchings <
introduced the River and Harbor Appropria- '
tion bill. The House then proceeded to 1
hear eulogies upon the life, character and <
services of the late Representative Charles J
O'Neill, of Pennsylvania. 1
90th Day.?Mr. Boatner introduced resolu- l
tions asking Attorney-General Olney what <
has been done to protect Uncle Sam in the j
Union Pacific receivership proceedings. j
Another day was wasted in the attempt to 1
secure a quorum on the eleitiou contests.
91st Day.?A quorum having been secured i
the contested election case of O'Neill-Joy '
from Missouri was decided in favor of Mr.
O'Neill, Democrat, by a vote of 155 to 23, no i
Republicans voting. Upon an attempt to j
unseat Mr. Hillborn, of California, and scat J
Mr. English the Democratic quorum failei. I
Thn House adoDted a resolution, pre- <
seated by Mr. Grosvenor, of Ohio, looking to i
a special investigation of Governor Tillman's i
action in interfering with the railways and <
telegraph in South Carolina. . 1
92d Day.?The attempt to pass the Bland i
bill over the President's veto failed. The I
contest from the Third California District
was decided in favor of W. D. F.u2rli3b, ]
REVOLT IN SAMOA. j
Battle Between Insurgents and M*> ]
lletoa's Forces. i
The steamer Alameda brings news of dis- j
tnrbances in Samoa, which threaten serious 1
consequences unless soon checked.
The trouble, whioh has assumed the proportions
of a war, grew out of the action of i
the new Supreme Judge, Ide, of Vermont. <
in imposing fines upon some of the minor i
chiefs for disorderly conduct, and Imprison- <
ins and compelling them to work on the pub
11c roads In default or tne payment or cue
flnes. . I
The followers of the chiefs arose in armed i
rebellion aaainst these Indignities to their i
leaders and demanded their immediate re- ]
lease. An attempt was made to disarm the i
rebellious natives, but they stoutly denied ]
the right of European or other foreigners to ]
interfere In their affairs and refused to lay
down their arms. I
The chiefs who had been obliged to do de- i
grading work eagerly led their willing fol- ;
lowers toward the achievement of revenge j
for their degradation and King Maliotoa
finally sent a body of troops to attack the
The Government troops had several encounters
with the rebellious bands, in which
thirty of the rebels were killed, about fifty
wounded end a number made prisoners
The Government troops also suffered to the
?L?J Mll/wl nnH mQnx?
extent ui a uuwu w mum ^
wounded. In the series of flght3 the Government
The King's troops celebrated their victory
by multilating one of their prisoners in a
most horrible manner. The next day they
treated another poor wretch lu the some
way and finally they made an unprovoked
attack of one of the defenseless villages of
their late adversaries.
With nothing to oppose them they indulged
In most frightful atrocities. Houses wore
burned, woman were outraged and then
killed, and the dead bodies beheaded and
finally cut Into small pieces and the maddened
soldiers of the King desisted only
when there was nothing loft to destroy and
nobody left to kill.
Meanwhtle the other chiefs rebelled against
the action of Judge Ide, and the support
given to him by King Malieloa and the cry
of "Death to foreigners" spread throughout
The United States, British and German
Consuls are making every effort to quell the
disturbances and restore the normal condition
of thiags, but the hopelessness of their
task unaided is apparent and the arrival of a
warship is awaited with anxiety.
Thousands of Hungarians Follow the
Patriot to His Grave.
Louis Kossuth was buried at Budapest
one ween alter nis ueaco at xurm. j^uurmous
crowds had gathered from all parts of
Hungary to attend the funeral and mouru
with the people of the capital. The streets
were filled almost from wall to wall until
The streets leading to the National Museum.
where Kossuth's body lay in state, were
packed with people before 9 o'clock. The
Protestant Bishop and forty-two priests at
10 o'clock entered the temporary chapel,
where ex-Premier Tlsza, the Hungarian delegates
and Deputies, and twenty-five magnates
awaited the opening of tlie service.
The religious ceremony was short.
There was a pause, and then Maurice
Jokai, the author, rose to deliver the funeral
oration in behaif of the Hungarian Deputies.
While the coffin was being removed to the
funeral car, the throng outside sang the
revolutionary air, "Szozat." More than
300.000 persons from all parts of the kingdom
had gathered in the neighborhood ot the
rn onil rta onnir \r:i? ftfhOfid and re
echoed down the streets to points half u mile
from the spot where the procession was formin.?*
. The head of the procession left the Museum
at 11 o'clock. The Honveds of 1843
led the line, carrying with them their old
standards and flags. Behind them walked
1000 women, clothed in black. Then came
twenty canopied cars, the clergy, Kossuth's
sons on foot, two carriages with women
related to thj family, deputies, delegates,
committees, societies, peasants and peasants'
wives and hundreds of little children
in mourning. The procession was almost
as broad as the roadways, and was llvo
miles long. Between 14,000 and 15,000 volunteers
guarded the route of tho procession,
and prevented tho crowds from packing tho
streets through which the body was borne to
Kossuth was buried between Deak and
Batthyanyi, two Hungarian patriots of his
*timo and political tendency.
AN AMERICAN SHOT.
Unwarranted Slaughter by the Governor
of the Mosquito Country.
Tho New Orleans ricayune's special correspondent
in Blueflelds writes:
''News has just been received from Rama
to tho effect that William Wilson, an American.
was 6hot by tho Governor ol
Rama a few nights ago without proVocation
therefor. Wilson died at
6 o'clock next morning. The Governor,
a Nicaraguan, of tho name of Auguilla,
who is a nephew of Lacayo, the Commissioner,
refused to let a boat leave Rama
with Wilson, who might have been
saved if brought to Blueflelds for treatment.
"Great escitoment prevails at Blueflelds.
One shot flred would cause the death of everj
Nicaraguan in Blueflelds."
rflE BLAND BILL VETOED.
rHE PPJ1SIDENT OPPOSES THE 1
COINING OF SEIGNIORAGE. 1
EJe Declares the Measure to Be III
Considered, Carelessly Drawn *
and Contrary to Sound Policy? j
Its Operation Would Impair Our
Credit at Home and Abroad. <
Executive Clerk Pruden has transmitted to
he Hous9 of Representatives President '
Cleveland's special message vetoing the
Jland seigniorage bill. The President puts 1
t on the ground that the bill is loosely
Irawn and would rob us ot our gold. <
ie says he believes the coining of t
he bullion seignioraee might be i
iafely and advantageously done provided
inthorlty were given the "Secretary of the
["reasury to issue bonds at a low rate of in- (
erest. He expresses a hope for a comorelensive
adjustment of our monetary affairs
n a short time in a way to accord to silver t
ts proper place In our currency. ]
The message is In accord with the policy f
vhich Mr. Cleveland had hitherto laid down. 6
In the opening paragraph is contained the
jisi 01 tue itbsiuoui a renauuuiK .
"My strong desire to avoid disagreement
with those ia both Houses of Congress
who have supported this bill
would lead me to approve it if I could
relieve that the public good would not
?e thereby endangered, and that such action
5n iny part would b<s a proper discharge of
sfflcial duty. Inasmuch, however, as I am
unable to satisfy myself that the proposed
legislation is either wise or opportune, my
conception of the obligations and responsibilities
attached to the great office I hold
forbids the indulgence of my personal desire,
and inexorably confines inp to that
course which is dictated by my reason and
[udprment, and pointed out by a sincere purpose
to protect and promote the general interest
of oar people.
After referring to the repeal cf the Sherman
act, and the gradual revival of business
which has followed, Cleveland says
"I believe that, if the bill under consideration
should become a law. it would be regarded
as a retrogression from the financial
intentions indioated by our recent repeal o1
the provision forcing silver bullion purchases,
that it would weaken if it did not destroy
returning faith and confidence in our
sound financial tendencies, and that, as a
consequence, our progress to renewed business
health would be unfortunately checked,
mda return to our recent distressing plight
Explanation of the seigniorage bill follows,
and it is disposed of in a few sentences,
In which the President inquires how the so[ iilled
cain or seicnioraee. amounting to
?55,156,581, can provide for retiring outstanding
notes in clrcalatlon exceeding $152,957.000.
"It lollows that while in terms the law
leaves the choice of coin to be paid on such
redemption to the discretion of the Secretary
>f the Treasury, the exercise of this discretion,
if opposed to the demands of the holder,
Is entirely inconsistent with the effective and
beneficial maintenance of the parity between
the two metals.
"If both gold and silver are to ssrve as as
money, ana if they together are to supply to
aur people a safe and stable currency, the
lecessity of preserving this purity is obvi5US."
Specific objections are strongly stated.
"The entire bill is most tinfortunately constructed.
Nearly every sentence presents unlertainty
and invites controversy as to its
meaning and intent. The first section is especially
faulty in this respect, and it is extremely
doubtful whether its language will
permit the consummation of its supposed
"I am led to believe that the promoters o!
the bill intended this section t< provide for
the coinage of the bullion constituting the
gain, or seigniorage, as it is called, into
standard silver dollars, and yet there is
positively nothing in the section to prevent
Its coinage into any description of silver
coins now authorized under any existing
"I suppose this section was also intended, J
In case the needs of the Treasury called for j
money faster than the seigniorage bullion (
could actually be coined, to permit the Issue ]
A silver certificates in advance "f such coin- ,
age; but Its language would seem to permit j
the issuance of suoh certificate to double ,
the amount of seigniorage as stated, one-half 1
of which would not represent an ounce of j
silver In the Treasury." (
Dealing then witb the ambiguous phraseology
of the measure the President reveals J
the difficulties whioh the Treasury I?cpart- (
ment would labor under in endeavoring to
carry out its provisions. He says
"I am convinced tnat this scheme is 111- (
advised and dangerous. As an ultimate re- ,
suit of its operation Treasury notes which 1
are legal tender for all debts, public and I
private, and which are redeemable it gold j
or silver, at the option of the holder, will be (
replaced by silver certificates, which whatever
may be their character and description, |
will have none of these qualities.
"In anticipation of this result, and as an
immediate effeot, the Treasury notes will
naturally appreciate in value and desirability.
The fact that gold can bo realized
upon them, and the further fact that their
destraction has been decreed when
they reach the Treasury must tend
to their withdrawal from general
circulation to bt immediately
E resented for gold redemption, or to be
oarded for presentation at a more conveni- |
eat season. The sequel of both operations
will be a large addition to the silver currency
in our circulation and a corresponding reduction
of gold in the Treasury.'1
The President then advocates granting the
Treasury broader power than now exists lor
the issue of bonds to protect the gold reserve,
"I am not insensible to the arguments in
favor c f coining the bullion seigniorage now
In the Treasury, and I believe it could be
done safely and with advantage, iltbeSecre- ?
tary of the Treasury had the power to issue
fcouds at a low rate of interest under
authority in substitution of that now existing
and better suited to the protection of the
"I hope a way will present itself In the
near future for the adjustment of our monetary
affairs in such a comprehensive and
conservative manner as will afford to silver
its proper place in our currency, but in the
meantime I am extremely solicitous that
whatever action we take on this subject
may be such as to prevent loss and discouragement
to our people at home, and the destruction
of confidence in our financial management
abroad. "Gbover Cleveland,
"Executive Mansion, March 29, 1801."
Public Debt Statement for the
Month of JIarcli.
The public debt statement issued from the
United States Treasury Department at Washington
shows a net Increase In the public
debt, less cash in the Treasury during March,
of 813,751,472.54. The interest-bearing
debt increased $9,068,930. The non-interestbearing
debt decreased $26,847.25. The cash
in the Treasury decreased $4,712,339.79.
The balances of the several classes of debt
at ,the close of business March 31, were:
Intorest-bearing debt, $634,940,930 ; debt on
which interest has ceased since maturity,
$1,864,120.26 ; debt bearing no interest,
$379,593,047.92. Total, $1,016,39S,098.18.
The certillcatcs and Treasury notes offset
by an equal amount of cash in the Treasury
outstanding at the end of the month
were $614,627,010. an increase of $4,717,133.
The total cash in the Treasury was
$790,780,717.73. The gold reserve was
$100,000,000. Net cash balance, $33,950,025.18.
In the month there
was a decrease in gold coin and bare of $1,006,752.86,
the total at the close being $176,456,044.63.
Of silver there was an increase
of $1,581,132.85. Of the surplus there was
in national bank depositories $16,539,933.88,
against $16,320,828.82 at th'o end of the previous
The Government is preparing to pntro"
Bering Sea with a fleet of thirteen vessels.
They are the Rush, Corwin, Bear. Grant
(revenue cutters), Albatross (fish eornmission
boat), Adams, Mohican, Alert, Ranger,
Yorktown, Coacord, Petrel and Bennington
BicsMOffD, Va., is preparing to hold a
great exposition during the coming fall, and
Baltimore is discussing the holding of a centennial
three rears henca.
Expebt Dewox professes to have discov;red
that the State of New York has lost over
53,000,000 through a failure of Comptrollers
Lo collect the Interstate Commerce tax.
At the Gravesend (N. Y.) election for
Supervisor the Citizens' candidate defeated
:he candidate of the McKaneitea by a majority
Govebxob Tillman issued a proclamation
is3uming control of the police and marshals
In all the cities and Incorporated towns of
South Carolina; at tho State Capitol he
nade a speech In defence of his course. The
nllitla have left Columbia.
The President nominated J. B. Brawley,
)f Pennsylvania, to be Assistant Register,
md G. A. Howard, of Tennessee, to be an
Auditor in the Postoffice Department.
Don Rafael Iolesias was elected Presllent
of Costa Rica.
The House of Commons passed a motion
kfflrming the desirability of establishing a
legislature for Scotland to deal with purely
Confessions of members of the Gravesend
(N. Y.) "gang" show that money was used
to bribe the juries that tried McKane, Suth
srland and the others.
Coiky's "Commonweal" army was forDidden
to parade in Allegheny City, Penn.
HxnfoABiAS societies turned out to parade
In New York City in large numbers, and
memorial services wore held in Cooper Union
.0 do honor to the memory of Louis Kossuth.
Pbaibiz fires have caused much damage in
The Democratic ticket was elected Id
rexas by reduced majorities.
Betubns from Western States that held
Sections show marked Republican gains
The German Ambassador gave a dinner in
lonor of Secretary Gresham.
The Chilean Claims Commission has about
:oncluded its work.
Assistant Secbetabt of Wab Doe made i
eport on New York City's war claim foj
52;095.634 ana interest.
PATRICK WALS5, SENATOR.
The Editor of the Augusta (Ga.)
Chronicle Succeeds Colquitt.
Governer Northen, of Georgia, appointed
Colonel Patrick Walsh, editor of the Augusta
Chronicle, United States Senator, to fill the
mexpired term of the late Senator Colquitt.
Dolonel Walsh, so far from being a candilate,
had urged his friend, Major Cumming,
or the place. But he signified his acceptmce
of the honor.
Patrick Walsh was born in Balllngarry,
bounty Limerick, Ireland, January 1, 1840.
[n 1848 his father emigrated to America with
lis family, settling in Charleston, where
Patrick was soon apprenticed to the Evenng
News to learn the printer's trade. At
:he age of eighteen he became a journeyman
jrinter, and subsequently pursued his studies
in the Charleston High School, earning
money for his expenses by setting type at
light. He entered Georgetown College, D.
3., where he remained until South Carolina
seceded from the Union, when he returned
:o Charleston and entered the service of the
State. m August, 1002, lit? ociuua m AUjasta,
Ga., where he obtained employment
3n the Daily Constitutionalist, working his
way to the front and becoming, in 1863,
local editor of the paper. He contributed
largely to the news and editorial columns,
and wag active In shapinsr the journal's
policy during the war. In 1861 he
became associated with L. T. Blome in
tbe publication of the Pacificator, a weekly
paper, with extensive circulation in the
South, but without entirely severing his
jonnectlon with the Constitutionalist.
En 1866 he was appointed Southern agent
of the New York Associated Press, and
[n 1867 he became business manager
of the Chronicle and Sentinel, which in
1877 was consolidated with the Constitutionalist,
Messrs. Walsh and Wright continuing
sole managers and editors. In
1872 Colonel Walsh wa3 sent from Richmond
County to the General Assembly of
Georgia. He was re-elected in 1874 and
L876. He was a delegate to the National Convention
which nominated General Hancock
for President, and in 1884 one of the
delegates-at-large to the Chicago convention,
which nominated Grover Cleveland.
He was also for four years the Georgia member
of the National Democratic Executive
Committee. He has thoroughly identified
Li " ?uk nf A nfn:cfo anH fa
LiiLLJUUli Willi iud ooij vi ?
one of the leading journalists of the South.
10,000 MEN STRIKE,
Pennsylvania Coke Miners Shoot
Workers and Destroy Property.
A dispatch from Uniontown, Penn., says:
The storm has broken and the scenes of 1891
havA been repeated throughout the coke regions
the big coke strike being in full force.
The call of the Scottdale convention was
obeyed by more than half the works in the
coke field and it took folly five thousand men
from their work.
E\er since the close of the mass meetings
there had been more or less rioting and destruction
of property, and several calls had
been made on the Sheriff for protection.
The ranks of the strikers have been so enforced
that the lowest estimates give them
10,000 men. From the outset the strike has
been turbulent with a tendency to open defiance
The Hungarians marched from mill to
mill and drove the workers out, under the
muzzles of pistols. Several engagements occurred
and fully three dozen workmen are
very seriously Injured. Several of the operaL
tors teiegrapneu iur uepuuoa auu
will be guarded by them.
The district delegate convention, meeting
at Scottdale to decide if the strike should be
general was largely attended, and there was
much division of opinion. Late in the afternoon
a resolution declaring a general strike
was passed by a big majority. The convention
was much disappointed by the failure
of the Executive Board of the national
body of United Mine-Workers to meet
them as per agreement, but determined
to appeal for aid to the national gathering
of mine-workers, which meets on May 10 at
Columbus, Ohio. The demands of the men
were fixed at ninety cents per 100 bushels for
mining, which is twelve per cent, advance
over the rate being paid by the Frick Company.
Other companies pay twelve to fifteen
per cent, less than Frick.
THE BUILDING BLEW UP,
Six Persons Killed by a Natural Gas
The Whiteside building on Main street, at
Alexandria. In J., was demolished Just before
midnight by an explosion of natural
gas, thought :o have resulted from a leak in
the basement. Nino persons were buried in
the ruins, four of whom were burned to
death. Three were taken out badly injured.
The killed arn: Ozea Ball, Harry Boyer,
Jesse Ilarrell, Charles Hoover and twootuers
unrecognized. The injured are: William
Heard, bruised about the head and shoulders
; William Pyle, proprietor of the barber
shop in the building where all the victims
were, was fatally injured ; James Scott, badly
burned and crushed, but will recover.
The ground lloor of tho wrecked building
was occupied by Pyle's barber shop, the
American Express Company's office, and tho
Whiteside clothing establishment. The floor
of tho building roso as if propelled by -n
earthquake anil fell in a mass of ruins. Fire
started at once and only threo men could be
extricated from the ruins before the firemen
were driven away by the heat of tho flames.
The loss to the building and stocks will not
Ay ocean swell which came up the Siuslaw
Biver, Washington, one day recently,
stood four feet high at Florence, five alien
from the month of the river.
BLOODSHED AT THE KANSAS
CITT AND CHICAGO POLLS.
A Murderous Collision Between the
American Protective Association
Men and Catholics at the Kansas
City Election?One Man Dead?
Shootings at Chicago.
In an election day riot at Kansas City,
Mo., between A. P. A. men and Catholics,
one man wa3 shot dead and three more fatally
wounded. Several shooting affairs oc- '
nnwrail of ttin nnllq In fihiOACO.
The American Projective Association and
the Roman Catholics came together in a
bloody conflict at the polls in Kansas City. It
cannot be stated which side Is responsible for
the affray, as the partisans of each loudly S
charged the other with causing all the trouble.
More than a hundred shots were ex- |
changed in less than as many seconds, and
when the firing ceased one man was dead,
three were dying and two were wounded. j
The dead man is E. Callahan, city sidewalk
inspector. He was shot through the
right side. Harry Fowler, laborer, shot
through the back; Con. Brosnahan, contractor,
shot through the kidney, and Jerry
Pate, deputy constable, shot in the face,
were fatally Injured. Patrick Fleming wag
shot in the left shoulder and John McGovern,
laborer, was shot through the right
arm. The riot was the culmination of
bitter feeling which had been manifested
by action and words ever since the polls
opened. The two antagonistic elements
were solidly divided for Mavor. The
aggressive support of each side during one
of the hottest campaigns ever known in Kansas
City engendered a strong sentiment of
bigotry. The immediate cause of the tragedy
was an attempt by Callahan and others to
prevent the arrest of one of their companions,
who was charged with felonious assault on
an A. P. A. man. Constable Pate had a'
warrant for the arrest of Jim, John and
Bert Pryor. When he attempted to serve it
Callahan interfered, and others of his fol- !
lowing came to his assistance. Pate says I
Callahan began the firing.
Broken heads and police interference
marked the opening of the polls in the
8eventh Precinct of the Twenty-third Ward
- at Chicago, 111. James Keneally, Democratic
clerk, and several of his friends attempted to
" 1. ~? !?.! ? I I
interiors wuu iuo wui a.ui uw juuKnnuu
result was a lively flght. Policeman Nelnangen,
who attempted to restore order, was attacked
bv the belligerents and severely beaten
and kicked. A detail of police finally dispersed
the rioters and arrested Kenneally. ,
Twelve policemen were stationed at the
polling place, and voting continued
without further disturbance. Rioting
and intimidating of voters began aboat
noon at the polls in the levee district of the
First Ward, and Clark street from Van Buren
to Polk street was filled with a howling mam
of excited persons. Adherents of 4'Bath
house John" Coughlin, the regular Democratic
candidate for Alderman, and "Bill"
Skakel, of gambling clook fame, the independent
candidate, met several times during the
' ? ? J rt f nurrtlwof aKnfu .
mornmg uuu ius uwiu u>
were heard frequently. "Buff" Schwartz, a
8kakel follower, was beaten by Coughlin
men antil he bled from a dozen wounds and
was then shot down in the street. The
Skakel men say that Coughlin
thugs held the polls with the assist*
ance and inactivity of the police. John Dee.
one of the Coughlin men who attacked
Schwartz, was afterwards shot twice in a
saloon by Lewis Luther, a colored man, >who
declared himflelf for Skakel. Luther was
The Republicans Elect Their State
Ticket in Rhode Island.
The result of the olectlon iu Rhode Island
was an overwhelming victory for the Republicans.
Governor Brown and the whole Republican
State ticket are elected, and the
complexion of the General Assembly, whioh
now consists of a Republican Senate and an
overwhelmingly Democratic House, is
changed. In the new Assembly not over a
dozen Democrats will have seats.
The returns indicated the election of three
Democratic Senators and the same number of
Democratic Representatives. To these were
probably to be added three or fcur more Beprnaantntl-irnq
Districts and towns which have always
been regarded as Democratic strongholds
have given large Republican majorities.
Providence, usually a Democratic city, gave
a plurality of 538 for Brown, and the itepubli?an
State ticket will have about 8000 plurality.
This was the first election in Rhode
Island under the Plurality law.
Democratic papers concede Brown's election
by a plurality of 4914. and say the General
Assembly is also the enemy's.
Hoxie. Republican, who was last year unseated
from the House by the Democrats,
which action caused the Grand Committee
, deadlock, was elected to the Senate from
I The Democratic city of Woonsocket has
n??kiun tnr Mia drot tima in a State
i^ouc UO^UUU^au fc?
election in many years. The entire Woonsocket
Assembly delegation is Republicm.
| The little town of Tiverton, always considj
ered a Democratic stronghold, is also Re1
| The Hon. Franklin P. Owen, the present
j Speaker of the Democratic Housa of P.epre!
sentatives, has always been returned from
the town of Scituate whenever he cared to
' ruD. He was caught in the flood, however,
1 and lost.
The result of the election insures the choice
! of ex-Governor George Peabody Wetmore as
the successor of Senator Dixon in the United
The Democrats expected to lose the Legislature,
but were fairly confident of electing
their candidate for Governor. They did
not, however, expect a laud slide. That is
what they got nevertheless. The Prohibition
vote was much less than last year.
HANG-ED THREE AT ONCE.
James Upkins, Eduardo Gonzales and
Mauuiiig Davis Put to Death.
A. triple hanging took place shortly before
noon at Paris, Texas. Tho men were James
1 Upkins, Eduardo Gonzales and Manning
Davis. They mounted the scaffold at 11.20
a. m. Gonzales mad* a short speech, in
| which ho declared his innocence. He was
1 followed by Upkins, who also insisted that he
i wa<i innocent. Davis was sullen and refused
i to speak.
J The crime for which Upkins. colored, and
I aged twenty-seven years."was hanged was an
I assault on his six-year-old stepdaughter.
He said tho girl received Ivjr injuries from
i falling down the celiar stairs. Manning Daj
vis stabbed and killed his neighbor, John
! Roder, at Eagletown, in the Choc:
taw Nation. Davis invited his victim to
his house and accused him of insultj
ing his wife. Gonzales, J Mexican aged
! twenty-seven years, shot and killed John
! Daniels, a singing school teacher, on May
16, 1893. in Blue County, Choctaw Nation.
Some of the young woman attending the
school objected to Gonzales's attendance,and
when told of this by Daniels, the former became
angry and took vengeance on the school