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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
IHA.Y8VILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1893.
But Few Changes Have Yet
THE SH6W STILL GOES ON.
Exhibitors In No II u try to Got Away, Al
though Preparations Are Heine Bladn to
Move Many Exhibitors Are Going to
California Items Ficltod Up nt tlio
Chicago, Nov. 1. Things wero not
noticeably disturbed at the world's
fair yosterday. Tho exhibitors are not
scrambling to get away. Preparations
wero going on in all buildings prepara
tory to moving, but eo quietly that
visitors wero not annoyed. For tho
most part exhibits will stand in place
until everything is in readiness to
movo them out. The track was laid to
tho transportation building and the
locomotives, cars and heavy exhibits
of that department will begin to roll
out the latter ond of this week.
' Tho Plaisanco pooplo are hard to
move. Nearly all of thorn aro going to
California, but as they are not obliged to
be off tne ground until tho middlo of
Decembor, they would bo glad to linger
hero while there is another dollar in
sight. Some of them say they, aro go
ing to stay two weeks longer, but
Director General Davis says they aro
There was not a groat crowd at the
fair yesterday, but it was largo enough
to givo tho plnco tho color of life. In
fact it was a much bigger day than
many of those of the early suinmor.
Buffalo Bill's warriors will go back
to their fires on tho Pino Ridge agency
tomorrow. His cowboys will rido
bronchos and throw their lass6s in
Texas and Moxico without un audience
this winter. His Cossacks left for their
homes in the vicinity of tho Black sea
yesterday. His troops of United States
cavalry will return to their post, their
furlough beingjended, and the Germans,
Russians and French will sail to Ant
werp together Nov. 9. Colonel Cody is
going to take a trip through tho south
west as the guest of General Miles und
Major Burke. Tho general managor of
tho big show will shortly leave for the
eastern countries to gather his wild
men for noxt year. During the past
six months Buffalo Bill's show has
played to nearly 8,000,000 people.
The men had their official closing
Monday and tho women of tho fair had
their turn yesterday. Their exercises
wore held in tho womans' building, all
the distinguished ladies identified with
tho exposition being present. Mrs.
Potter Palmer made the closing ad
dress. The old liberty bell was started back
to Philadelphia last night in chargo of
an escort. Beforo leaving the ground
it was hauled up alongside the new
liberty bell and tho tonguos of both
were united by a cord of Amorican
silk. Then they wero both Bounded in
E. Moody Boynton of Now York and
Massachusetts is working up a senti
ment in favor of establishing a national
academy of art, science and industry at
Jackson park, providiug tho exposition
will donate tho buildings. Ho took his
petition to the national commission
yesterday and got a column of signa
tures to it.
Midway's dream of a new lease of
life is shattered. Last night it closed
absolutely. Tho executive coramitteo
of tho fair ordered it closed and tho di.
rector general promulgated the order.
Jackson park, tho world's fair grounds
propor, will be open, but Midway never
again. All gate entrances to the Plai
sance will bo closed, also tho entrance
to it from the grounds proper. Con
cessions can not continue business.
From now on no ono will oven be al
lowed to walk through the famous
grounds without a pass.
MUST BE SOMETHING IN IT.
That Iteportod Socrot Treaty Itctwcon tho
United Stntcs und llrazll.
London, Nov. 1. Tho Brazilian
minister in this city in an interview re
garding tho alleged socrot treaty said
to havo been arranged between tho
United States and Brazil in viow of
certain eventualities, is quoted as say
ing: "I received a dispatch from my gov
ernment, dated Rio Janeiro, Oct. 80,
making a statement similar to tho one
cabled to tho Associated Proso. "Whilo
it is possiblo that such a treaty in the
gonoral conception of tho word does
not oxist, you can depend upot it that
there iB a good understanding botween
the two republics, and that tho United
States will not permit a restoration of
the monarchy if it can provont it. Tho
American warships have not gone to
Rio Janeiro for nothing."
Denied In Washington.
Washington, Nov. 1. The story
that the United States haB ontored into
a Becrot treaty with the Brazilian
government to support it in its present
Btrugglo against tho revolutionists, is
emphatically denied by tho officials of
tho state department. Tho depart
ment nlso denies that tho Unitod States
government is opposed to ships of other
nations being sent to Brazil, and ex
presses tho opinion that overy foroign
government sends ships thore for the
samo roason tho United States does -that
is, to protect their own interests.
In further Bupport of tho denial that a
treaty has been entorod into, tho fact is
Btated a treaty would nocossarily havo
been sent to the sonata for ratification.
nottle I'aotory lu Operation.
Gas City, Ind., Nov. 1. Thomp
eon's green glaatf bottlfc faotory has
gono into operation, giving employ
ment to a Ifjrge foroa of ruon.
COULD NOT GET A JURY.
The Tilal of a Sheriff Comes to nn Abrup t
Memphis, Nov. 1. Tho trial of Sheriff-A.
J. McLenden, chargod with fail
ure to perform his duty in preventing
tho lynching of a negro rapist, who was
taken from tho county jail by a mob a
few weoka ago, came to abrupt termin
ation yesterday. Out of 500 talesmen
who wore examined only ono juror was
secured. Finding it impossible to so
euro a jury tho Btate's attorney ontored
a nolle prosequi. Tho stato and publio
feeling was illustratod by tho examina
tion of the first juror callod, Mr. M. R.
Mitcholl, a prominent citizen of Collior
villo. In answor to tho usual question,
Mr. Mitchell replied:
"I havo formed and expressed an
opinion as to tho guilt or innocence of
He was ordered aside. When leav
ing tho stand, ho said audibly and
dramatically, 'I would give Sheriff
McLenden a gold modal for his con
duct." Judge Scruggs ordorod Mitchell's ar
rest and assessed a $10 fino and 10 days'
imprisonment in tho county jail.
Other talesmen, whilo endorsing Mr.
Mitchell's sentiments, wero moro cau
tious. The cases against several of tho
leaders of the mob wero also withdrawn
and the prisonors released.
SAVED FROM DEATH.
Mrs. Speurlug Tried to Kill Herself and
Philadelphia, Nov. 1. Mrs. Paul
Spearing, 80, attempted to end her ex
istence and that of her two children by
throwing herself and them in front of
a southbound express train on the
Reading railroad, at tho Dauphin
etreot crossing, thiB city.
Tho gutouian and a spectator suc
ceeded in rescuing the frenzied woman
in time to save tho lives of all, although
she fought them desperately and denied
their right to prevont her killing
herself if Bhe wished to do so. Her
husband at tho station houso said that
tho woman had triod to kill herself
twice before, taking these freaks when
Bho was about to bocomo n mother.
An Open Switch Wrecltu Three Trains anil
KilSn Three Men.
Norfolk, Va,, Nov. 1. A sorious
wreck occurred on tho Norfolk Ter
minal road, near tho Norfolk city
Btrcotcar stables. Car3 were broken to
pieces and thrown here and there, ono
engine badly wrecked and another in
almost a shapeless mass. Threo men
wero killed, others sent to the Retreat
for tho Sick.
An open switch wrecked threo trains,
one a coal train, stationary, on a central
track, tho other two going in opposite
directions on outsido tracks. Tho en
gineer of the stationary coal train was
buried under the wreck. A fireman
and a negro received injuries from
which they died.
Tremoudouu Explosion nn Shipboard.
Victoria, B. C., Nov. 1. An explo
sion of coal gas occurred on tho etoiun
collier San Mateo Sunday night whilo
bound from Coino to San Francisco.
Sho carried 4,200 tons of coal consigned
to the Southern Pacific company. Tho
explosion was in the forward hold and
drove tho deckplatos in shape of an
arch four feet above tho deck level in
tho center. Tho plates worb badly
shattered. Aftor tho oxplosion tho
steamer put in at Esquiiualt, where a
survey will be held. Oscar Anderson,
a sailor, was thrown overboard by tho
forco of the explosion, but was saved.
Jame3 Anderson, another sailor, was
badly wounded in tho hand. A similar
accident happened to the steamer Bar
raccouna a few months ago.
Preparing For tho Veil's Hcturn.
Philadelphia, Nov. 1. Great prep,
nrations aro boing made to reoeivo the
old liberty boll on its arrival hero on
Saturday noxt. There will be a mon
ster parado in which all tho military,
headed by tho governor, will join. The
national guard of New Jersey will also
be represented, city councils of Phila
delphia and Trenton, 0,000 school chil
dren, many firemen's organizations and
civic societies will bo in linn. It is pro
posed to mako it the largest demonstra
tion of lato yoars.
Congressman dimming III.
Washington, Nov. 1. Representa
tive Amos Cummings of New Yo:k
was taken suddenly ill whilo in tho
bathroom in tho basomont of the
Capitol shortly after tho houso ad
journed yesterday evening. Ho had
three congestivo chills. Tho attend
ants carried him to his hotel adjoining
tho Capitol. A physician was sum
moned, but Mr. CummingB recovered
rapidly and at midnight was reported
as resting easily. No apprehensions
Had No Particular?.
New York. Nov. 1. Superintendent
Flagg of tho American Express com-
fmny said that ho received no particu
ars of tho arrost of Gurney in Now
Orleans on the charge of stealing 822,
000 from a monoy package. A dis
patch announcing that the arrest had
been mado was all tho information
Mr. Flagg had dn the oubject.
Woman Killed by a Train.
Baltimore, Nov. 1. Mrs. Heraolia
Madora Scott, wifo of Charles Scott of
this city, was killed near Dorsoy Run,
west of Ellicot City, by a Baltimore
and Ohio freight train. She was es
tranged from her husband and was
thought to be insane.
Tto Tramps Dnrned to Death.
Akron, O., Nov. 1. A largo barn
belonging to George A. Chandler, in
Sharon, Medina county, burned. Tho
remains of two men found in the ruins
aro supposed to bo thoso of tramps,
who, it is thought, are responsible for
Three of Them Suddenly Make
THEY ALL DEMAND MONEY.
Ono of Thotn Wanted Superintendent
Byrnes to Give 11 Ira Ono Ilundrod
Thousand Dollars, Twenty-Flvo Thou
sand of It In Pennies.
New York, Nov. 1. Tho latest crank
walked into police headquarters at 12:45
I want to Bee the superintendent,"
he said to Sergeant Mangin, who holds
tho outside entrenchments of the forts.
"Ho is very busy, won't I do?" said
"No, I am after the superintendent.
I want tho money he owes mo. Why
don't ho pay it?"
"Oh," said tho sergeant, catching on,
"all right. Como right in," and ho led
the man into the superintendent's
presence, taking good caro to keep close
at his olbow. Mangin has un eagle
The superintendent looked up from
behind his desk and took in the situa
tion at a glanco.
"What can I do fof you?" ho said.
"You can pay mo tho money you
owe mo," said the follow.
"Why don't you? I'vo waited long
"Lot me Eco. how much is it now,"
queried Mr. Byrnes, looking his visitor
over with a searching glance. The
fellow never flinched. Ho evidently
knew his causo was just, and expected
to see tho superintendent come round.
"It's S75,CO0," he said. "I told Mrs.
Boll to givo them to you. You wore
ono man in a thousand I picked out to
keep tho money for mo; but now you've
had it long enough. Two years is a
long time. There is 525,000 interest on
it now. I want it in pennies."
"Pennies aro pretty scarce,'' ventured
tho superintendent, "but, maybe, wo
can manage it. Frank, you take this
man into tho detective's office and get
him his $100,000. Seo that thoy get him
the $25,000 in pennies and tho rest in
Tho sergeant and tho crank walked
ovor tho bridge arm-in-arm. The crank
iB in an iron pell now, waiting to be
paid. Ho put his namo down in tho
book as Thomas Reilly. a painter by
trado, 45 yoars old, and his homo as 18
Another of tho Samo Sort.
New York, Nov. 1. Sergeant Fa
gin of tho East Thirty-fifth stroot sta
tion was behind his desk at 11 o'clock
yesterday, when a wild looking man
entered and in a fierce voico demanded
5,000. Tho man, who was fairly well
dressed, kept both hands in his over
coat pockets, and it lookod as if a re
volver might be exhibited at any mo
ment. Seeing that he had a crank of violent
order to contond with, tho Sorgoant
Fagin turned tho matter asido by say
ing that ho did not havo quite bo much
money with him. Ho promised, how
ever, that if tho man would call agaiu
later in tho day his demand would bo
Tho crank left after making a threat
that unless tho money was forthcoming
on his return thore would be trouble.
At exactly 12:30 the man again made
his appearance and renewed his do
mand for 5,000. Thoro was no ono in
tho polico station save tho sergeant,
and in order to gain timo he invited the
man into tho waitingroom. Tho two
wore talking business, tho officer eying
his man suspiciously all tho time, when
Patrolman John Roso returned from
"I owo this man $5,000," Fagin said,
with a sigh of relief. "Officer, take
him down to tho bank and sde that he
Rooo realized tho situation in a mo
ment, and courteously invited tho man
out. The crunk, who was overjoyed at
tho prospect of gotting tho money so
easily, followed. Thoy boarded a
Fourth avomio car and ho conversed
quito rationally with the officer on tho
way uptown. As soon as ho camo in
sight of the Yorkville polico court,
howover, ho roalizod that a trick had
been played on him. He rof used to on
tor tho building and then a rough and
tumblo fight resulted, tho policoman
being victorious. The fellow was put
in tho prisonor'a pen. '
New York, Nov. 1. Harlom dovel
loped its crank last night. Tho crank
stood ou Harlem bridge, brandished a
revolver and yelled, "Captain Brooks
owes mo SOO.000 and I moan to havo it.
Ho borrowod it twolvo yoars ago to
Thero woro a good many pedestrians
on tho Harlem bridgo at tho timo and
trolley cars filled with passengers.
They hoard tho shouts and saw tho re
volver, became fearful and hurried out
of the cars to huddlo bohind tho but
tresses of tho bridgo and call on tho
"Where's Captain Brooks?" yelled
No ono answered, but several know
that tho ouly Captain Brooks in that
portion of tho city was tho chief exec
utive officer of tho Twenty-ninth
precinct. Officer Doylo, wIiobo post iB
on the bridge, hesitated for a moment
when ho first satr tho crank. Then ho
employed strategy and managod to got
behind the man who wanted the $50,
000. Ho promised to take him to Cap
tain Brooks if tho crank would give up
his rovolvor. The crank consontod and
was promptly arrosted. Ho said his
namo was John. CDonnell and that ho
was 28 yoars old.
Slayor's Life Threatened.
Baltimore, Nov. 1. At a lato hour
yesterday vp.nlnjr Mayor Fordlnand O
Latrobo received -an anonymous letter
in which he was threatened with in
stant death if he failed to provide em
ployment for the idle workingmen of
tho city. Tho letter showed that the
6ender was well educated. Tho polico
are working on tho caso.
STONE'S THIRD CONFESSION.
lie Implicates Other People Heretofore
Washington, Ind.. Nov. 1. It now
turns out that the infamous liar and
murderer of the Wratten family, Stone,
who was brought from Jeifersonville
Monday night to appear before the
grand jury, stated that Charles S. Ms
Cafforty, whoso wifo is hoir to tho
Wratton estate, and Robort Swanegan
were among Iub accomplices in tho bru
tal murder of the Wrattens on tho
night of Sept. 18.
It will be remembered that Mc
Cafferty was a son-in-law of old Mrs.
Wratten and has been susplcioned for
some time, but as there .was no evi
dence against him, he was never arrest
ed. Swanegan lives on an adjoining
farm to the Wrattens' and formerly
kept tho city hotel in this city, and
against whom nothing can bo said re
garding his past life. Thismakes eight
men that Stono in his different confes
sions has accused of complicity in this
Officer Cavanaugh brought Swano
gan to tho city yesterday afternoon,
but as ho waB around tho streets late in
tho evening it was presumed that uoth
ing of importance was learnod by tho
grand jury against him. For somo
reason not apparent, McCalferty was
not brought in.
When Stone loft in chargo of Sheriff
Leming to be returned to Jefferson
ville, the people in this city had just bo
gun to be awaro of his presence, and
about tho time tho train started to pull
out crowds of men could be seen com
ing from all directions. Stono seemed
very anxious that the train should
start, and it was with a sigh of reliof
that tho outskirts of the city were
He did not want to bo brought to
this city at all, as he very much feared
tho people's vengeance.
Citizons who have known Stono all
his lifo say that his lies aro in keeping
with tho man's character, and aro not
A Well Known Jewoler Charged With Ito
cclvlnc Stolen Goods.
Columuus, O., Nov. 1. An arrest
scarcely less sensational than that of
Jewoler Georgo Luce hero last summer
for conducting a fence, was made hero
yesterday. The prisoner is Georgo C.
Lesqueroux, son of F. A. Lesqneroux,
the well known jowelor, and uephow of
tho well known geologist of tne same
name, who died recently.
The chargo is that ho has been re
ceiving and concealing at his houso, 725
South High street, goods stolen from
cars by a gang of thiovos. His barn
was found full of such goods, the prop,
erty of tho Columbus, Hooking valley
and Toledo Railroad company. Ho
was givon away, it is said, by ono of
the thieves who was apprehended last
Suicided in Juii.
Sandusky, O., Nov. 1. Miss Edith
Hastings, daughter of tho lato Wade
G. Hastings, for many years prominent
in business and politics here, suicided
in jail. Miss Hastings rocently created
a sensation in New York city by rob
bing somo lady acquaintances of a lot
of valuable jewelry, and was tried, con
victed and sentenced to tho peniten
tiary for fivo years, but through tho in
tervention of friends sho escaped im
prisonment on the plea of insanity.
Monday sho was locked up in jail here
on complaint of lunacy mado by a rel
ative. Sho managed somehow to get
some laudanum, which sho took, and
when found was in a critical condition,
and died a couple of hours later.
Prominent 1'rlent Dead.
South Bend, Ind., Nov. 1. Very
Rev. Father Sorin, superior general of
tho Order of tho Holy Cross and found
er of tho University of Motro Durne,
died at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning at
his residenco, tho presbytery noar tho
Church of tho Sacred Heart, at Notro
Dame. His death was peaceful and
camo liko sweet sleep. Ho was sur
rounded by his faithful priests and
others of the community. Father Sorin
had been in poor health for several
years. His trouble gradually do veloped
into Bright's disease and this with his
extreme years caused his death.
It Is a Total Wroch.
San Francisco, Nov. 1. Thero is
now vory little hope entertained of get
ting the wrecked steamer City of !Now
York off tho rocks, whero sho ran last
Thursday, while passing out thoGoldon
Gato. Tonders found it dangerous to
lay alongside) and returned to the citv,
bringing tho Now York's crew along.
It is thought that if tho sea continues
to rise, tho deserted wreck will break
up and sink witnin a fow hours.
Tried to Lynch Him.
Jeffersonville, Intl., Nov. 1. A
party of coal minors was on tho twiin
with Stono, when he was returned hero
yesterday. They woro very furious
when thoy learned ho was aboard. Thoy
made an attempt to get at him ami
hang him to a roadside tree but the
sheriff was too courageous and thwart
ed the scheme Tho minors were con
fined by a atratogio movomont to an
Itallrotul Completely Tied Up.
Noblesville, Ind., Nov. 1, Tho
Chicago and Southeastern railroad is
tied up from ond to end, not a wheel is
moving along tho entiro length of tho
lino, The last ongino of the company
was locked down ut Lebanon yosterday
by employes. There aro fivo tied to
tho track at tho latter place and one at
Proceedings of Both Branches
SILVER REPEAL BILL POSTPONED
Tho House Will Not Take Up the Measuro
For Twenty-Four Hours Some Debate
Will Uo Indulged In A Number of
Measures Acted on lu tho Senate.
Washington, Nov. 1. Publio inter
est was transferred yesterday to the
house end of tho Capitol, where it was
expected that tho last act in tho great
financial drama that has beon riveting
the attention of the country on Wash
ington for tho past threo monthB,
would be enacted. But the crowds
Which surged into tho gallerios were
doomed to disappointment. Tho silver
men had discovered a parliamentary
obstacle which would delay tho doom
of tho white metal for 24 hours.
Fully 200 members wore present
when Speaker Crisp dropped tho gavel,
but not ono-iif th of them know of tho
Biulden chaugo in tho situation. After
the reading of tho journal Mr. Cum
mings secured unanimous consent for
consideration of the senato joint reso
lution transferring the modol of the
battleship Illinois at tho world's fair
to the city of Chicago. Without op
position it was agreed to.
At 12:50 Mr. Cox of North Carolina,
tho secrotary of tho senate, camo into
tho houso bearing in his arms tho re
peal bill. Mr. Livingston of Georgia,
made an attempt to secure unanimous
consent to proceed with tho consider
ation of the repeal bill. His proposi
tion was that tho houso agree to con
sider the bill for tho remainder of tho
afternoon and Wednesday until 5
o'clock when tho provious question be
considered as ordered on tho bill and
Mr. Bland mado a vehement protest
and said tho bill should take its course
liko any other bill and como up regu
larly under tho rules. "Many mem
bers want to bo heard and I, for one,
An so the first attempt to reach an
agreement in tho houso failed.
Mr. McMillin, from the committee on
ways and means, then called up tho
bill to remit the duties on tho ammuni
tion imported for tho uso of tho nayy
during tho troublo between tho United
States and Chili, which, after a snort
discussion, was passed.
Debate on tho bankruptcy bill wns
then resumed. Mr. Wolverton of
Pennsylvania spoke in support of tho
bill. Mr. Cockran of New York, from
the committoo on ways and moans, pre
sented a favorable report on tho bill for
tho aid of tho world's fair prize Avin
ners' exposition to bo held in Now York
city. Then, at 5:17 p. m., tho houso ad
journed. In tho Senate.
Washington, Nov. 1. Tho senate
opened with prayer for tho first timo
since tho 17th day of October. The
attendance of eonators was not large,
and thero wero only a few people scat
tered through tho galleries.
Mr. Pngli, from tho committoo on
judiciary, called up tho houso bill pro
viding for tho timo and place of hold
ing circuit and district courts in South
Dakota. Tho committeo reported cer
tain amendments to tho bill, and as
ainendod the bill was passed.
Mr. Waltham, from tho committee
on public lands, reported tho senate
bill extending tho timo for final pay
ments on desert land entries. Tho
committee amended tho bill so as to ox
tend tho timo of payment for one year
instead of three and to mako it apply
only to entrymen who woro unable to
pay. As amo'nded the bill was passed.
A resolution authorizing tho com
mittoo on agriculture and forestry to
continue during tho recess tho investi
gation into tho state of agriculture,
authorized by resolutions of April 19,
1892, and March 3, 1803, was agreed to.
Tho Now York and Now Jorsoy
bridgo bill was taken up, and tho re
mainder of tho day's session was almost
consumed with debate on the measure.
Tho senato at 4:550 p. m. wont into
executivo session after which it ad
journed. CRANK PRENDERGAST.
He Writes u Card to Secrotary Carlisle on
the Financial Ouestlnn.
Washington, Nov. 1. Secrotary
Carlisle's private secretary was looking
over Mr. Carlisle's mail yesterday aft
ernoon, he was much surprised to pick
up a postal card signed by Patrick
Prondergast, tho nssassiu of Mayor
Harrison of Chicago. Tho writing on
tho card, which was postmarlcod Chi
cago, was in lead pencil, and at the
head of tflio card on either sido was
drawn tho figuro of a simple cross.
Tho writting on tho card reads as fol
lows; My Dear Sir Regard?, respects and
compliments to you. 1 think tho best way
for tlio president to overcome his present
difficulty is for him to Issue bonds. Thero
cun Ixj no doubt as to tho power and au
thority of tho government to do so. Sin
cerely, P. E. FRENDEUGAST.
Tho card was turned ovor to Mr.
Huntington, chief of tho loans and cur
rency division, for preservation.
llunlcc to Itosuuio.
Muncie, Ind., Nov. 1. A dispatch
from President Kenwood, who is in
Washington adjusting tho affairs of tho
Citizens' National bank of Muncie, Bays
that everything has beon satisfactorily
arranged and that tho bank will resume
operations in a very few days.
Columbus, Ind., Nov. 1. Walter
McGrail was fined 200 and given six
months in jail for assaulting Ambrose