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WASHTN-GTON, D. C, WEDNESDAY MORNING-, OCTOBER 3, 1894.
EL BALTIMORE GONE DAFT
Arrhal of the Victorious Orioles Set
Its Population Crazy.
MGNITARIES IN PROCESSION
Gov. Brown Headed It and Mayor latrobo
Was There, Too Men Wore Black and
Yellow Neokties and Girls Jackets of
Those Colors Manager Hanlon's Speech.
Ealtimobe, Oet. 2. Probably never in the
history of the national game was there any
thing in the way of a demonstration to greet
the Motors approaching the scenes depicted
I rum early morning the streets have worn
a holiday aspect, livery business house and
dwelling along the route of the procession
to-night, almost without exception, is covered
w ilh the orange and blaok colors of the Ori
oles. All daylong the streets have been
.. iwdfcd with n unending stream of human
ity, many carrying "pennant" llags, and all
wearing Oriole badges.
Man staid business men were noticed with
tue gaudiest of orange and blaek oravats,
ea;h wearing a happy countenance as it some
grfat personal success had been achieved.
bU)6 Wuruea wore abroad in jackets com
posed of the Bnlttmote club's colors. The
sit ur.tion can be briefly feinted by saying that
Baltimore i baseball wild.
Mingled with, the crowds of "rooters" on
the streets dunug the day were scores of
fakirs with "rooters' " badges, "rooters' "
-ane "router' " ties, and. in fact, about
everything that could be utilized as au article
of wearing apparel or personal adornment
gotten up with the proper oolors. found ready
purchasers, and the maU boys aud others
reaped a rich harvest from the sales.
IT AFrXCTB THE WHOLE STATE.
The enthusiasm is not confined to Balti
raoreans by any moans, as is manifested by
the reports from along the entire line of
travel through Maryland. At Cumberland
on the train bearing the "heroes" this
morning, the entire city seemed to have
turned out to welcome them. The major of
that plaoe headed a delegation of business
men and waited on Manager Han Ion and the
team to thank the Oriole for the great vic
tory they had Jtcooaijtlifibcd. Manager Han
lou was compelled here to make a short speech,
in which he hoped that the birds -.vould be
able to play a game in Cumberland after "the
team toas beaten the Giants in the Temple
cup series." This announcement was re
oeived with tremendous sheering.
x Tne reception at Hagerstown and all other
points along the journey through Maryland
was a repetition of the Cumberland greeting.
In addition to the welcome received at all the
towns throughout the journey large delega
tions arrived in Baltimore from nearly every
town in Maryland to do honor to the "con
quering heroes" by joining in the procession
The enthusiasm exhibited to-day in Balti
more was but mild to that of to-night when
the "neroes" themselves actually arrived.
The scene at Camden station when their train
pulled in at 6:25 o'clock was one of the mad
dest ever witnessed in Baltimore. Nothing
approaching the enthusiastic greeting given
tbe members of the Baltimore Baseball Club
1 the mighty throng assembled at the depot
can le imagined by one not here on the
CHEESES BY THE MIOHTT THEOSG.
A6 the Orioles filed out of the beautifully
decorated speoial car, preceded by tbe com
mittee of citizens who had gone to "Washing
ton this morning to meet and escort the team
to tins city, there was one long cheer from
the theu-inds of throats. This was followed
by a throwing up of hats, canes, and handker
chiefs and a general scrambling to get near
the "Birds." aod, if possible, to grasp one of
the piayers by tbe had. This was rendered
impossible, however, by the cordon of poliee,
wiii:h surrounded them to proteot them from
the jostling, shoving, excited thousands.
Never in Its history has Baltimore witnessed
fui-U sights, and the small boy of to-day will
n all likelihood tell of it to the future gener
ation as an event in his career. For an event
It urHy 11.
lhe procession of to-night was such, both
frwiii a point of length and interesting feat
Lr4 as but few have seen. Gov. Frank Brown
was tiie most ooaspieueus "rooter" in the
fir ;irriae, just in advance of the one con
.junicg Baltimore's idols. Others in
carriages were Mayor Latrobe, ox-Postmaster
Johnson, and in fact nearly
even- prominent roan in the city. As the
carriages containing the Orioles came
f lowly along Baltimore street, the tooting of
horns, cheerinc of tbe vast multitude, ringing
of bells, together with the constant noise
caused ty Bring rockets, etc, created a
raJet that will long live in every Balti
LIVE HOO IK THE TBOCESSIOX.
Prominent through the entire paraae wore
displayed transparencies with such inscrip
tions !- "Get at 'em," "Did vou ever sea
tu. a l.ttie giante?" "What did Bobbie do to
tu'"-;i. ' and scores of others in a similar
i-tr.i.n. One delegation from Hagerstown ev-Lit'-J
a float composed of a cage in whieh a
y -ge h e hog looked knowingly at the crowd
ar. l granted its approval or disapproval of its
V.' i ';UU.rtT6.
aiewdmce of the extent to which the
ladies of the State share in tbe rooting, the
1c s I riiht back with them half a carload
cl - jj-scmrs in the way of slippers, necktie
cafes, and all such products of feminine
I e procession to-night occupied nearly
ilree hours in passing a given point, and dur-
xg .t i this time enthusiasts were noticed
urgii.gon to telegraph poles, crotsarms,
c.r.1 .rn awning rods with as muoh fervor as
wLn the procession first approached, to
c-e sure that they missed no item of inter
ee: to be teen in this the most glorious recep
tion cier tendered a baseball team on its tri
umphant arrival home.
HE( ETTIOJf AND BASQDET.
After the procession had gone through the
pr.r. j pal streets of the city they headed lor
t'o I- -j Regiment armory, where a recop
t.c n was held in order to give the general
jJl " sn opportunity to still further demon-Et'-cio
the affection with which the "pets"
aro Li iQ Baltimore. Here again trouble
w s exr cnenced in keeping the people away
f-c -i io players, who Insisted on shaking
Lar-s with them.
It uad been agreed betwoen Manager Han-
wl h. tt X be ready for sale October 8, Is located
c-i lie ocorpetownand Tennallytown Electric
Z - a ' at an elevation of about 400 feet above
b.. r "un and is by far the handsomest prop-
t t c .'its line. Price of lots only from 50 to
S ' 'si payment only $. Weekly payments
C17I T'rrfnt or less of purchase. We pay
t o xt charge no interest and require no
7 1 c. mortaHges. To the first purchaser
1,.1 house at Woodmont, costlnR not less
- o -we -will sire a prize of $150: second,
$ 1 i lot); fourth. $00; fifth, S0; sixth, $70;
s ?ou, aud eighth, S60.
i also uive the lots thus built upon and
i - t -pnrtatlon over the electric road for one
- - .ne member or each family building and
- 1 i ere Life insurance lor amount of
i. 0 po& with each tale As we ore the
. -r ,ri. J one of the most reliable real estate
5 a itie I'aHed States, you can depend our
T 1 -' 't:i to the letter all we advertise Free
- u r .i ion tn be had at our office. Agents
c - n ,-y o.md at all hours, Sunday included. Uo
s L t .in. e for a home or profitable investment
ts u 3 liat been offered you.
It wiii pay you to invaetigate.
Woon, Harmon & Co.,
625 Thirtoenth street northwest.
Ion and the committee of citizens that the
Oriolos should not be allowed to go through
the handshaking ordeal, fears being ex
pressed that it might prove too fatiguing in
view of the Temple cup series to bo plnj-cd
yet. After a reception which lasted about two
hours, the players were escorted to tho Hotel
Rennort, whero a banquet wound up tho day's
At the banquet which followed tho public
recoption good cheer reigned supremo. 12x
rostmastor W. W. Johnsonpresiued us toast
master. Willinm Shepp.ird Bryan, esq., city
solicitor, responded in a happy manner to the
toast "Our Orioles." Ho was followed by
Col. Willium If Love, on behalf of Mayor
Latrobe, with "Baltimore City."
Col. Loe told of the immense benefits de
rived by tbe business interests of Baltimore
through the widespread notice attracted to it
from the fact of our home club having won
the championship pennant in the American
national game. lie also referred to the own
ers of the-Bultimore Baseball Club as public
MANAGER JIAXLOS'S SPEECH.
Other toasts wore offered and responded to
by various profossional men of the city, nfter
which Manager Unnlon, in a manly manner,
responded to "Tho Temple Series." Ho said:
"Gentlemen I thank you for this warm
greeting. I need not tell you how deeply I
am touched by this hearty demonstration of
your good will. I can only say that this is
the proudest moment in all my long baseball
career. We have worked hard' all the season
aud have strained every nerve to bring to
Baltimore that glorious emblem of victory,
which, to me and to the hardest working
team ever orgnniaed, is the proudest trophy
in the land.
"It has been ahard fight all through, and in
the last few weeks the strain has been almost
unendurable. Yet all tho labor, all the
worry and anxiety I count as nothing to
night. I am more than repaid by the knowl
edge that our efforts have been so highly ap
preciated by this warm-hearted Baltimoro
public Against all opposition, in tho face of
the fiercest competition ever known in the
history of baseball, after a hard light to the
bitter end, the championship has been brought
to Baltimore. It has been fairly and squarely
won by sheer merit, and no envious, snarling
critic can belittle it.
"The glory of thi6 achievement I bespeak
first for the faithful men who have worn tho
Oriole uniform on so many hot fields. I am
glad of this opportunity to speak my opinion
of them. Never has it been my good fortune
to lie associated with such a body of intelli
gent men. Their whole soul has been in tho
light from start to finish, and all the glory is
theirs. That I ha e been permitted to act as
their leader and manager I esteem an honor
and privilege. I consider the present Balti
more team the finest body of baseball players
ever gotten together. They are ball players
and gentlemen, every one of them.
HIGH TKA1SE FOR VON DKR HOKST.
"To bring suoh a body of men together has
been no easy task, and right hero I wish to
say its aooofBpHsnment has been made pos
sible by the good sense and reliability of the
gentleman to whom Baltimore is more largely
indebted than to any other for its present
proud position in the baseball world, a gen
tleman who has steadily supported the na
tional game througn thick and thin, in times
of prosperity and adversity. His name 1
know is on every man's lins Harry Yon der
"And now, gentlemen, allow me to thank
you again, and In closing let me hazard a
prophecy that the champions of '91 will be
tbe champions of '95."
When he had finished there were storms of
applause, which lasted for several minutes.
The banquet lasted until an early hour iu the
morning. It was a fitting finale to the
events of the day.
To-morrow a benefit performance by the
Fannie Kiee Company will be tendered tbe
Orioles at Ford's Theater, the entire receipts
to be divided equally among the players.
This will be followed in the evening nt Harris'
Academy of Music by another benefit by
"The Ensign" Company, during which the
popular subscription will also be divided
among tho players.
1HKY PLAYED IlASniJALL.
That Is Why the Orioles U'on the Pennant,
Says Manager Hanlon.-
"Baltimore Champions," in large black let
ters on big strips of canvas was the dovice
which was strung along the sides of a Pullman
sleeping car attached to the Chicago limited,
whieh arrived at the Baltimore and Ohio de
pot at 2:10 yesterday afternoon.
In the car wore the members of the victori
ous Oriole Baseball team, accompanied by n
score of their friends. The party left the
Windy City in the special yesterday morning
and stopped over in Washington on their way
The Pullman was side-tracked and the
players repaired to Emrioh's restaurant, op
posite the depot, wheio dinner was served,
and the prospects for winning the Temple cup
series were disc ussed. The pr6sence of the
champions attracted a crowd of sports and
small boys, who surrounded tho restaurant
and watched eagerly and waited patiently to
catch a glimpse of "de fellers what won do
After dinner the Baltimoreau3 enjoyed a
view of the sights of the Capital and at 5:30
departed on a special train for the Monumen
tal City amidst the cheers of several hundred
local patrons of the game.
Previous to their departure, Messrs Dvren
forth A Co., tailors, fitted out the team in
full-dress suits for tho Oriole City banquet.
In speaking of the team's work during the
season of '94, Manager Hanlon said:
"I'm sure the boys are glad it's all over.
It has bet u hard work from 6tart to finish,
but that's the only way to honestly win the
pennant. Outsiders may say what they please
about jealousies among my men, butl venture
to say that among all the other clubs in the
League none have displayed a more harmo
nious or united spirit than the members of
the Baltimore team. The club has lacked the
detrimental factional feuds which havo hin
dered the playing of several of tho clubs in
the first division.
"The champions determined to win the
pennant this year, and knowing that this
could only be done by the co-operation of
every man on the team, they put aside any
petty personal feeling wbichmuy havo existed,
and played to win nil the time. The success
of the team cannot be attributed to any one
man, but the praise must be given to every
player. Our pitchers have all been in excel
lent form, and have been supported by what
I consider tho best infield "in the country.
Too much cannot be said of tho work of the
outfield. They all played together and, ns I
said before, to win.
"Do we expect to win tho Temple cup?
Naturally I would say yes. But. of course, it
is impossible to foretell the result of that
series. The New York club played a good
game during the latter part of tho season,
and while we expect to have to play ball in
the cup contest, I anticipate victory for the
When asked for an expression of opinion
regarding certain statements in New York pa
pers that the pitchers of other clubs were
paid by Baltimore to pitch harder balls to
Boston and New York players than to the
iiaitimore team. Manager Hanlon said:
"There is not a word of truth in that state
ment. Tbe New York papers are evidently
sore because the Giants failed to win tho
pennant. I think that is a sufficient denial
from me. I expect to havo nearly all the old
players enrolled for next season, and there
seemstobeno reason why we should not
make as good a showing then as now."
Is tho name of a promising suburb, situated on
the Tooallytown .Electric road, -which will soon
be opened by Wood, Harmon fc Co , who haTe so
recently passed all rocords of thlsricinlty in
their success at "St. Elmo" and "Del Bay." Such
an enereetic and reliable firm deserves tho pat
ronage of the community.
PLANNED TO ROB A TRAIN
But the Two Desperadoes Were Be
trayed bv One of Their Pals.
GOOD WORK OP A DETECTIVE
He Joined the Gang and Was Finally Made a
Confidant All Thoir Schemes Confided to
Him Ono of the Outlaws Declared Ho
Was Anxious to Outdo Jesse James.
St. Josnrn, Mo., Oct. 2. Leo Jones and
"scur-fuced" Cbarloy Frlzzell were arrested
hero to-day, charged with conspiracy to rob
tho Chicago, Bock Island and Pacific train.
Tho pair have been under surveillance
some time, it being known that they
with others were planning a train robbery.
Tho conspirators were betrnyea by one of
thoir own band. A week ago it was planned
to rob a west bound Eock Island train, and to
blow it up if necessary. U.'hl3 was postponed
and last night finally abandoned, the would
be robbers learning that the police were aftor
them. Their arrest followed and others are
Since the attempt made about n month ago
to rob the Denver express the olficors of tho
road have been looking for the men con
cerned in the enterprise. Suspicion pointed
to "a long-haired crook from the Indian Ter
ritory" ns the prime mover. Chiof Special
Agent Martin H. Flynn, o tho Bock Island,
went to St. Joseph and was not long In iden
tifying the "long-haired crook" with Jones,
who had recently arrived from tho Indian
Territory, and carried his character in his
face. He was a blustering bully, with no vis
ible means of support, and with a habit of
frequenting saloons and associating with des
Among his associates wns Lee Frlzzell and
a man named Callahan, who a few days nfter
tho arrival of the railroad officer was arrcstod
by the local officials on a charge of burglary
and was jodged in jail. It was learned that
tho trio had instigated tho former attempt
and that Jones and Frizzcll had not abandoned
hopes of ultimately gaining possession of tho
treasuro in tho express aud mail cars.
AFTER THE lONO-HAlRED CEOOK.
Special Agent Flynn returned to Chicago,
nnd on September 9 a meeting was hold in
the office of General Manager W. I. Allen, at
which wore present General Superintendent
Dunlap, General Manager FJynn, Special
Agent Fiynn, and Detective C. C. Barsnard.
As a result of the meeting Barshard the fol
lowing day took a train fonSt. Joseph, and
In the" guise of a Chicago crook went to the
Buffalo Head saloon, a resort much fre
quented by Jones, Frizzell, and similar char
acters. It was fair week and the town was well
patronized by gamblers and other adven
turers from the larger cities. Barshard
found it an easy matter to gain access to the
society circle in which Jones was a shining
light, and when on September 17 Flynn. in
the guise of a Chicago gambler out of luck,
arrived at the Buffalo Head Barshard was in
a position to introduce him.
"Barshard was right in it," said Flynn,
speaking of the episode. He was at the bead
of the table and Fred Jones was at the foot.
"Frizzell was there and half a dozen ex-con
victs were also at the board at which Bars
'Jones was a character. He drank freely
and talked openly of crime. He was a hide
ous looking object, sir feet tall, broad shoul
dered nnd of powerful plrysiquo. His long
black hair, hanging from beneath a broad
brimmed sombrero, did not conceal any part
of the most repulsive human face I ever saw.
While in a fit, Jones fell into a camp fire and
his face was burned almost out of human
HOrED TO OUTDO JESSE JASIEP.
"He was one whose criminal proclivities
could not have been concealed. Ho was
thirty-five years old and possessed of a liberal
education. An accomplished artist, he would
not work, and openly boasted that ho would
yet outdo the exploits of Jesse James. Jones
had served two terms in the penitentiary for
counterfeiting, but had escaped all punish
ment for a long list of violations of the State
laws and seemed to wander at will through
the Indian Territory, Kansas and Missouri
with perfect immunity from arrest.
"This was tho leader of tho gang with
whom Barshard was on friendly terms. Jones
was always heavily armed and would not
hesitate to shoot on the slightest provoca
tion. But he was not really a dangerous
man, lacking mental force nnd depending for
his reputation on brute courage and bluff."
A most dangerous man was Leo Frlzzell,
also an ex-convict. Ho was quiet and watch
ful and sometimes appeared to suspect that
Barshard was not all right. It required much
tact to dissipate tho fellow's suspicions, but
the detectlvo finally succeeded and was taken
fully into tho confidence of Frizzell and his
friend nnd associate, Frank Linburg. Barsh
nrd was told thoro was a deal on foot and
was finally admitted into nil the plans for the
raid on tho train. The party was to consist
of Jones, Linburg, Frizzell, Barshard. and
two "good people," who were to be on hand
Tuesday evening, September 25, was the
time set for tho attempt. The Denver ex
press, due in St. Joseph at 7:40 o'clock, was
to be intercepted at the water tank seven
miles east of town. As the locomotive stopped
at tho water tank one of the bandits was to
break tho couplings behind the mail and ex
press cars, while the other commanded the
engineer to go ahead into a deep cut, half a
mile up the track, leaving the passenger
coaches behind. In the cut the work of rob
bery was to be completed, four men going
through the express nnd mall cars, while
one, armed with a rifle, kept watch on tho en
gineer and fireman.
Whisky Trust's Serious Difficulties.
rEORiA, ill., Oct. 2. Ono of tho directors
present at to-day's meeting of the whisky
trust said this afternoon that the directors
wore unlikely to take any decided action at
tho present session. He said that it was
probable that a meeting of the trust's stock
holders would be called soon, and that they
would be called upon to take what
ever action may prove necessary. President
Greenhut insists that ho is confident that the
company will pull through all right, but
admits that its present difficulties are serious.
Accepted the Company's Terms.
Philadelphia, Oct. 2. Tho weavers at tho
big woolen mills of A. Priestly fc Co., of Cam
den, who went out on a strike last Friday for
a restoration of the 25 per cent, taken off their
wages, went to work to-day at the company's
terms. Supt. Bottomlee posted a notice yes
terday giving the weavers an opportunity of
returning to work to-day nt the wages they
were roceiving when they struck. The weav-
ers held a meeting to-duy and accepted tho
"Fortune knocks at every man's door." It is
an old saw, but quite truo. You will have a
chance soon. "Woodmont" will bo oponed Oc
tobers, ISM. Beautifully situated lots, front
inK on the ronuallytown Electric road, from $50
to SC00. Terms, 2 cash and bnl.ince small weekly
or monthly payments. Don't get loft this time,
but come early and tako your choice. They
won't bo for sale long at these prices.
Wood, Harmon fc Co.,
635 Thirteenth street northwest
TOO HANDY WITH THEIR CLUBS.
Lcxow Committee Made Acquainted with
the Bellicose Propensities of New York
Policemen Toward Citicns.
New York, Oct. 2. Chief Counsel Goff
surprised tho Loxow committee to-day. He
subpoenaed all tho members of tho forco who
had been convicted of .clubbing citizens dur
ing the past year and who for somo reason
have retained positions on tho forco. Thoro
aro nearly 100 cases of this charactor, and al
most all of tho officers summoned were in at
tendance this morning.
Ono of tho first olllccrs who testified was
Thomas Coloman, who hud been called to ex
plain his statements In connection with the
alleged assault upon George Appo. The
theory of the police and tho testimony of tho
proprietor and the inmates of tho hotel where
Appo was injured is that Appo cut his own
throat. Coleman being place 1 upon the stand
claimed that Appo had confessed to him that
he had attempted suicide. Ho was subjected
to a severe cross-examination by Mr. Goff,
and though ho could not shako tho police
man's story of tho confession, the officer was
badly rattled at times.
The feature of tho day, however, was tho
testimony of the men accused with clubbing
citizens. Many surprising stories of inhu
manity were told by tho witnesses. A son of
Bev. Dr. John Hall, tho Presbyterian divino,
claimed that ho nnd been lorclbly ojected
from a btatlon-bouse because ho had gone
there and protested against nu assault by an
officer upon an Italiim fruit dealer. A Colum
bia College student told of the assaults that
the policemen made upon the students while
they were building bonllrcs in a vacant lot to
celebrate one of their victories.
Thomas Lucca said that ho httl asked Po
licemnn Bernard Dunn if he had caught a
thief who stole ?4. from him. By way of re
ply th poHoetnnn clubbed him, Inflicting
wounds on his head requiring twenty-seven
stitches to patch him up. When he reached
the police station another policeman pum
meled him in the face.
Senator Cantor protested against tho ox
parto nature of the evidence and insisted that
the records should bo produced to show tho
othor side of the stories. His remarks caused
cheers from tho polk omen present, and Chair
man Lcxow threatened to have tho room
cleared if the offenso was repeated.
Policeman George Lair was accused of
clubbing a woman and trying to tear her
clicok by inserting his linger between her
lips. Policeman William Bohrlg acknow
ledged that ho had broken a boy's jaw, but
claimed that this particular caso of clubbing
Ono policeman who carelessly handled a
revolver was fined twenty days' pay, but was
allowed to remain on tho force, though it wns
admitted that tho citizen who was injured
died from his wounds. Fully half a hundred
policemen were waiting when an adjourn
ment was effected, nnd thoy were told that
they would bo needed. "Chairman" Lcxow
said that a case had boon made out of police
men clubbing citizens and escaping with light
Une3 instead of dismissal.
JUST THE WAN HE NEEDS.
Archbishop Ireland Selects Bishop itlcGol
rick for His Coadjutor.
Minneapolis. Minn., Oct. 2. The Journal
to-day says that some important changes are
contemplated In tlie Northwestern diocese of
the Catholic Church.
A moeting Is to be held Thursday at the resi
dence of Archbishop Ireland in which these
changes will be discussed, although it is un
derstood they have been practically decided
on by the archbishop. Bishop McGolriek, of
Duluth, is to be made coadjutor to Arch bishop
Ireland; Father Keane, of Immaculate Con
ception parish, of this city, is to suceeed Mc
Golriek as bishop of Duluth; Bishop Marty,
of Sioux Falls, S. D., is to tako the vacant
bishopric of St. Cloud, and the Sioux Falls
bishopric is to be given to Father Cleary, of
tho St. Charles purish.
This, the Journal says, is tho slate and will
undoubtedly go through. Archbishop Irelend
has been so much taken up with the interna
tional politics of tho church, in which he has
become a strong figure, that the detail of his
diocesean work has become burdensome. Ho
desires, therefore, a coadjutor and must
need have ono in sympathy with his liberal
projects. McGolriek is such a man, having
always been an Ireland man and a favorite
with the archbishop.
PEARY FULL OF PLUCK.
lie Is Confident He Will Carry Out the
Plans He lias .Made.
Pobtlaxd, Me., Oct. 2. E. 0. Beycolds, of
Capo Elizabeth, who organized the relief ex
pedition, has received a letter from Lieut.
Peary, dated Anniversary Lodge, Greenland,
In this letter Lieut. Teary writes that while
ho did not fully realize his plans the last year
ho has still another year before him, in which
he is confident he will win. The main diffi
culty this year was the terribly antagonistic
weather, rough and cold. He then goes on
"Whatever you may see In the papers to tho
contrary, I have ample provisions for tho
next year. My party, though small, is
effective, and wo can remain here with the
most complete snfety. Every native in the
tribe is a friend and willing assistant, and I
shall take no risks. I am only working to
carry out my plans, and shall take no risk to
IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN TERRIBLE.
A Wngon Containing a Ton of Powder
Struck by a Train.
Wilmington, Del., Oct. 2. An accident,
the possibilities of which are horrible to con
template, occurred to-day about 10:15 o'clock
nt tho Dupont's private crossing of the Phila
delphia, Wilmington and Baltimoro Eailroad
near Edgemoor. That it did not prove to be
a terrible disaster is a miraclp.
A large wagon drawn by four horses and
containing a ton of smokeless powder wns
struck bv the passenger train which left this
city for Philadelphia at 10:05 o'clock. Tho
vehicle was hurled a distance of about twon-ty-flve
feer. Two of the horses broke loose
nnd ran away, the othor two were thrown
down an embankment, and the driver was
Prof. David Swing Dying.
Chicaoo, Oct. 2. David Swing, tho noted
divino, who has been ill for two weeks, is in a
critical condition. Prof. Swing has been suf
fering from a stomach disorder, and last
night the disease affected his brain. Since
thon he has been unconscious, and all efforts
to rouse him have been unavailing.
Regulations to Protect Immigrants.
Dome, Oct. 2. Baron Blanc, tho minister
of foreign affairs, Introduced Mr. Herman
Stump, United States Superintendent of Im
migration, and tho United States consul at
Naples. John S. Twells, to Premier Crispi to
day. The latter accorded Mr. Stump and Mr.
Twells a long audience. It is-believed that
regulations to bo proposed for the protection
01 emigrants were desired.
Employment for Several Hundred Men
Teenton, N. J., Oct. 2. The New Jersey
Steol and Iron Company to-day resumed
work in their rolling mill department, after a
shut-down of four months. Several hundred
men have thereby been given employment.
That Wood, Harmon A Co. always offer great
bargains at their opening sales. So it will be at
"Woodmont" October 8. ISead the papers for
tho noxt few days and you will know all about it
Wood, Harmon fc Co.,
&C5 Thirtoenth street northwest.
SEXTON AND GHOULS FIGHT
Leonard Only Attacfcs Four Grave
Robbers in Mount Zion Cemetery.
THEY EXCHANGE PISTOL SHOTS
He Heard Thorn, and, Creeping Cautiously in
tho Direction -of the Eonnds, Discovered
Four Men Working Around an Open Grave
Three Bodies Kecently Stolen.
Tho ringing clash of a falling spade broke
the stillness of the early morning yesterday
in tho neighborhood of Mount Zion Cemetery,
Georgetown. Theroaronot many houses in
the vicinity, with tho oxceptlon of n row to
tho south of the graveyard.
Some of tho sleeping residents stirred un
easily in thoir beds, but the only one aroused
by the unusual noiso was Leonurd Only, as
sistant sexton of Mount Zion Church, who
lived in one of the dwellings described. He
jumped out of bed and looked out the win
dow of his room. Off in tho cemetery he
could seo dim, flickering lights and dark
figures moving in front of them once in n
while. Faint sounds could be heard iu the
quiet, and tho sexton at once surmised that
grave-robbers wero at work.
Ho realized that it would be impossiblo to
effect the capture of tho ghouls, and con
cluded to get a look at their faces. Securing
a pistol Only descended the stairs and cau
tiously approached tho thieves. He thought
at first that thoy had just commenced and
hoped to scare them off before their nefarious
work had been done. As he softly stepped
nearer ho discovered that the robbers had
already lifted a coffin up from tho grave.
ONLY FIRED l'OINT BLANK.
Ono man had just started cautiously to pry
open tho lid when Only decided that tho time
had arrived to act. Raising the pistol he fired
point blank at the auartet. Tho report of the
revolver, sounding a thousand times louder
in tho stilly night, caused tho thieves to jump
in their fright. Then with an oath one of tho
parly whipped out a pistol and returned the
shot. Tho excitement at this point was in
tense, as another of tho ghouls kicked the
lantern Into the desecrated grave, thus leav
ing the spot totally dark. Only again pulled
tho trigger of his weapon, nnd as the flash of
tho powder revealed his whereabouts, quickly
jumped to one side.
Another bullet was sent winging its way in
answer to the sexton's shot. By this time
the neighbors were leaping out of bed and
cries were heard in the distance. Realizing
that discovery and capture were imminent the
four ghouls took to their heels and ran swiftly
in tho direction of the hill which borders the
cemetery on one part, stumbling over grave
mounds and falling against tombstones. Here
a horse and wagon had been hidden in readi
ness to bear away a ghastly burden, and into
the vehicle the hunted men quickly jumped.
Whipping up the horse they fled along Massa
chusetts avenue extended into Washington
bofore they could bo stopped.
When it was found that the thieves could
not be caught nn investigation was made.
It was found that the grave upon which they
were working when discovered was that of
Mrs. Diggs, who was buried on Monday. She
had died in Benning's. but was a member of
Mount Zion Church at No. 1336 Twenty-ninth
street northwest. Eev. Henry A. Carroll is
the body was not disturbed.
The coffin had b6en hauled out of its bed by
ropes, but fortunately the corpse was not dis
turbed by the grave-robbers, owing to the
lucky accident which caused their discovery.
Another important fact was brought out yes
terday when au examination of the hurrying
placo was made. Three gaves have been der
spolled during the lost few days, and it is
likely that the rest of the dead would have
been violated still further yesterday morning
had it not been for the assistant sexton.
It is plain that the thieves must have been
watching tho cemoterj', because only freshly
interred bodies have been exhumed. "
The police have been notified, and an effort
will be mado to locate the stolen remains,
which probably wore sold to a medical col
lege or to students privately. No trace of tho
ghouls could be found after they disappeared
from view in their mad gallop along Massa
TO SECURE $120,000,000 BONDS.
Southern Railway Company Executes a
Mortgage to That Amount.
Bichmond, Ya., Oct. 2. The general meet
ing of tho stockholders of the Southern Bail
way Company held here to-day gave the offi
cers authority to execute and deliver a mort
gage by the Southern Eailway Company to
the Central Trust Company, of New York, as
trustee, upon and covering the railroad's
property, privileges, and franchises, to secure
an issuo of bonds in' the nggregato principal
sum of $120,000,000, payable July 1, 1004, in
gold coin of tho United States, with interest
at 5 per cent, per annum, payable semi-annually
in like gold cpin, and also to authorize
the execution and delivery of a mortgage or
deed of trust upon parts of the railroad and
properties of the tormer East Tennessee nnd
Virginia Bailway Company to secure bonds
for the principal sum of $4,500,000, payable
September 1, 1033, bearing Interest at a rate
not oxceeding 5 per cent, per annum, princi
pal and interest payable in gold coin.
REDUCING THE WAGES,
In tho Tin Plate Works It Is Ascribed to
the New Tariff.
St. Louis, Oct. 2. A reduction of tho
wages in tho rolling department of the tin
plate works ot the St. Louis Stamping Com
pany is announced. Whon asked what ne
cessitated the cut, Mr. Thomas Niedringhaus
stated that it was due to the reduced duty on
tin in the Wilson bill. Said Mr. Niedring
haus: "Under the McKlnlcy bill tho duty af
forded us a protection estimated at 75 per
cent. The Wilson bill affords protection of
only 35 Der cont. In order to meet this we
woro compelled to reduco the wages of the
rollers, catchers, doubters, and heaters, in
all about 200 men."
Forty-twowDollars Per Squnro Foot.
Budolph Goldsmith yesterday bought from
Thomas L. Waters' attorney, for 850,000, the
property at tho northwest corner of Tenth
nnd F streets. The dimensions aro 16 feet 49
inches by 71 feet, and the price paid 542 per
Big Strike in Prospect.
Tawtucket, B. I., Oct. 2. What will, in all
probability, result in tho biggost strike of
textile workers this city has ever seen was in
augurated to-day when 250 weavers left their
looms at tbe Lorraine mills as a protest
against a reduction in wages. Thirteen hun
dred aro involved.
You Will Be Sorry
If you fail to get a lot at "Woodmont" Bead
tho papers carefully for the noxt few days and
you will know all about it.
Wood, Harmon & Co.
625 Thirteenth street north.70S&
TROOPS WERE UNDER ARMS.
But They Were Not Needed nt Yesterday's
Election In Floridu.
Jacksonville, Fla.. Oct- 2. Tho State and
county election hold in this city to-day re
sulted In a muddle and tanglo which it will
probably take the courts to straighten out.
The fight wns between two factions of tho
Democratic party and bids fair to be a close
Early this" morning, In consequence of
frauds having been threatened by the faction
holding the inspection-appointing power,
three deputy sheriffs walked Into each poll
ing place and signified their intention of re
maining. The inspectors all over the city
thereupon closed the voting booths awaiting
instructions from the leaders. A compromise
was affected in several of the outlying wanl3
in a short time and voting was resumed, but
in the Fourth, Fifth; nnd Sixtn, three of the
most populous wards in tho city, not a vote
was cost, owing to a failure to agree upon
any arrangement. In consequence of this
tangle out of a qualified vote of 5,000 in Du
val county, only a small proportion was
Gov. Mitchell yesterday ordered Adjt. Gen.
Houston to this city, and all day the State
troops wero held under arms at their quarters,
but were not needed, as not one drop of blood
shed was due to tho political struggle. The
main issues of the factional fight were a rail
road commission and the .alleged attempt of
railroad corporations to capture the next
legislature, nnd nowhere has the bitterness
grown to such intensity as in Duval county.
Throughout the State Liddon, for supreme
court justice, has met with practically no op
position. The Populist cost a very small vote
for their ticket.
POISONED WITH ARSENIC.
Two .Murders, One Attempt at Murder, and
One Suicide in One Family.
Kingston, N. II., Oct. 2. At the Feck in
quest this afternoon Dr. I. R. Bolton, of Mer
rimac, detailed the symptoms in the case of
Watson Peck, and gave his opinion that death
resulted from arsenical poisoning.
Prof. Woods' analysis of the liver revealed
about four and three-quarter grains of arsenic
present, and as nil the symptoms of the three
fatal cases aro similar, the deaths must be ex
plained in the same way.
A study of the family," with the symptoms
of poisoning, proves that there were two
cases of murder, an unsuccessful attempt nta
third, and finally the siicide of the murderer,
George Peck, tho eldest son. He is the only
one known to havo had arsenic, and was con
sidered irresponsible mentally. It is known
be was dissipated and had frequent quarrels
with his mother, and this, with the desire to
obtain tho property, it is thought, led him
to do tho poisoning. Fear of exposure is sup
posed to have caused the suielde.
Chester Peck, the last son of Watson Peck,
died early this morning, supposedly of ty
ARMOUR WANTS THE ISLAND.
Ho Has Offered the Jclcyl Club One .Mil
Brunswick, Ga., Oct, 2. It is rumored that
the Jekyl Island Club has been offered 61,000,
000 for their clubhouse and island, near
Brunswick, by Phil D. Armour. John E.
Dubignon, of Brunswick, a member of the
club, said to-day:
"There i3 a standing offer of .$1,000,000 for
the island and improvements. The matter of
the sale has been discussed by the clnb, but
no definite decision has been made. The
Jekyl Island Club is a regularly chartered
corporation under the laws of the State of
Georgia, and as such all the stockholders will
have a vote on the question of sale. The
matter ho not been decided yet, as no vote
has been taken.
It is stated that the majority of the club
memoers are opposed to the sole. Phil
Armour will be here shortly, having engaged
MOTHER AND BABY SAVED.
She Had Just Given Birth to the Child
When Fire Broke Out.
New York, Oct. 2. Fire which broke out
this forenoon in the five-story tenement
house ar No. 215 Madison street, inhabited by
twenty families, caused the loss of ono life,
and at least ono other may die in conse
quence of the excitement and exposure inci
dent to the fire.
Mrs. GiDsberg, occupying a third-story ten
ement, and who had given birth to a child
only a few hours before, was left by her
friends to shift for herself. Two young men
contrived to lower a ropeto her window, and
with that tied about her waist and clasping
her child in her arms, she was drawn to the
roof aud thence conveyed to a place of safety.
After the fire had been extinguished, the
body of Ida Krieger, two years old, was found
in a passage-way, where she had been over
come by smoke.
NEW JERSEY'S BLUE LAWS.
Grand Jury Instructed to Investigate Raf
fles at Strawberry Festivals.
Elizabeth, N. J., Oct. 2. Judge Yan
Syckle in Union county court to-day charged
the grand jury that a grand chance straw
berry festival and gift or raffle enterprise had
taken place on Juno 23 and 20 last in Plain
field, in which a number of articles had been
raffled for. Among the articles was a com
mutation ticket to New York valued at 311.17.
This the court charged was clearly illegal,
just as much so as selling pools at race tracks.
The court was here interrupted Dy Prose
cutor Marsh, who whispered that North Plain
field was in Somerset county.
Judge Yan Syckle replied that he supposed
his informant knew the county lines, but,
however, the grand jury should look up the
matter in Union county and suppress the evil.
,The judge's error caused a titter in the court
In the Field of Politics.
Gov. McKinley addressed a large gathering
of Bepublicans at Kansas City. Mo., yesterday.
E. J. Hill, Bepublican, has been nomina
ted for Congress in the Fourth Connecticut
The Bepublicans of the Third Ohio district
have nominated Lieut. Gov. A. L. Harris for
T. Y. McCray, nominated by the Democrats
for Congress in the Fourteenth Ohio district,
In the First Ohio district H. D. Peck was
yesterday nominated for Congress, and in the
Second M. W. Oliver.
John Desmond has been nominated lor Con
gress by the Democrats of the Fourth Massa-
Elijah Morse has been renominated for Con
cress by the Eepublican3 of the Twelith
Tne Now Jersey Legislature met yesterday
pursuant to adjournment last May, and with
out transacting any business adjourned sine
The deadlock in the Sixteenth Pennsylva
nia district was broken yesterday afternoon
by the nomination on tho 573d ballot of Fred
eric Leonard, Bepublican.
Senator Hill held a conference with Demo
cratic leaders in Now York yesterday, and at
its close Clark De Forest statod that Mr. Hill
had not yet accepted the nomination.
Major Peter J. Otoy, Democratic candidate
for Congress from the Sixth Virginia district,
and Senator John W. Daniel opened the Dem
ocratic campaign in Lynchburg last night.
Congressmen Talbot and Busk were re
nominated yesterday in the Second and
Third Maryland districts, respectively, and
Hon. John K. Cowen was nominated by accla
1 mation in the Fourth.
GRIPMEN CADSE TROUBLE
Dunlop's Action Imitated at the Ex
pense of the Boston Artillerymen.
MEN CAST ASIDE LIKE TEN FINS
Train "No. 24 Bnihed Upon Them, and
Ploughed Its "Way Almost Up to tho In
valid Squad Mrs. .Sarah "Wood Injured
By Apparent Carelessness.
The ranks of the left wing of the Ancient
and Honorable Artillery Company, wbfch 13
visiting the Washington Light Infantry, wera
thrown into confusion on Fifteenth street
during the parade yesterday afternoon by
the aetion of a gripman of the Fourteenth;
street cable line, wbo run his oar right
through the ranks without any regard to re
sults. Fortunately no ono was hurt.
The left wing of the artillery dlvMon4
which occupied the left of the line, had je.38
swung around Into Fifteenth street from tho
Avenue, when gnp car 24, with trailer 22 at
tachedg, going north, came rushing around
tne curve at full speed, the bell clanging and
tho gripman yelling to "Clear the traek."
Four platoons were overlapping the north
bound track by three or four men.
Lieut. Gushing, in command, happened to
see the car in time and hurriedly got his men
out of the way. As the ranks broke in con
fusion he ran to the side of the car. and men
acing the griptiMta with ate spontoon ordered
him to stop. When the ear came to a halt it
was within two yards of the line of the In-.
valid squad, woo bad been hitherto sneon
seious of their danger.
"What are you doing that for? demanded
"I can t help It," was the surly respoase.
"Well, you had better help it," rejoined tho
lieutenant, "and keep your ear well to the
rear, too." he added.
The broken lines wero reformed aad tha
Lient. Cushmg was asked abont the eceor
renee last night at the Arlington. He saidt
"Most of the gripmen rang tbe hell for as,
and slowed down. If we didn't or eooida'C
nay any attention they stopped natH we go:
out of the way. But that fellow seemed to
think that the men would be thrown aside
like tenpins, and that would be the end of it."
A member of the fifth platoon of infantry
stated that one of the Georgetown cars triecj
to break through the ranks, but was stopper
by a policeman. From, offieers of the eom-j
mand it was also learned that a portion o'
the rear of the Washington Light Infaatr?
was thrown into momentary confusion by one
of the same line at G street, but the earg
being stopped tbe troops obHqned to tha
right and passed it without further trocWe.
ANOTHER CARELESS GRIPMAN.
Mrs. Sarah F. Wood Seriously Injured as
the Result of His Neglect of Duty.
An accident whieh will probably bring to
light a flagrant neglect of duty on the part of
the employes of the road, if properly Investi
gated, occurred last evening at the navy yard
terminus of the Washington, and Georgetown
Mrs. Sarah F. Wood, of No.S03 Sixth street
southwestwith four friends, boarded a eahta
train about 6:30 o'clock for a short pleasure:
trip. They reached the end of the roete aad
were preparing to alight when the ear started
forward with a jerk
Mrs. Wood, wlo wa5 foremost in getting
from the train. was thrown to the groaad vio
lently, striking her right hip and arm with,
such force as to render her powerless to con
trol the muscles of her right side. Mr. S. H.
King, who was with the party, attempted to
catch her as she wa3 failing, but the start ot
the car was so sudden as to caate him to fall,
striking Mrs. Wood, further bruising her.
Mr. King was not hurt, but Mrs. Wood bad
to be carried home in a eao. Dra. Charles
Hammett and Charles Hammett, jr., were
summoned. Her injuries, though likely to
confine the patient to the boose for some
time, are not alarmingly daageroas. From,
the statements made by the injured lady and
others of the party, the accident appears to
De the result bl sheer carelessness on the part
of either the conductor or the gripman.
Mrs. Wood stated that the car had stopped
and tne five women had risen to step off. Tha
conductor was looking directly at them. "Be
fore the car started again he could not hava
helped hearing." Mrs. Wood said, "the con
versation which took plaee between two ot
the party with reference to wishing to ge
These case3 of cable-car aceident3 are be
coming alarmingly freqneat of lata and tha
list of injured daily increases.
OPINION OF THE BRICKLAYERS.
The Union Calls Dunlop an Anarchist and
An important meeting of the Federation o
Labor was held last night. Besoiatloee di
rected against Acting President Dtratop, t
the Washington and Georgetown Baltrwd,
were presented from Bricklayers' Union, No.
1, and approved by the Federation.
They are as follows:
"Whereas George T. Dunlop, president ot
the Washington and Georgetawn Bailroad
Company, has evidenced by his arbitrary
action in foreing the cars of bis company
through the parade on Labor Day his utter
disregard for law aad order, thereby demon
strating that, in the truest sense, he is entitled
to the appellation of anarchist and revolu
"Whereas the best efforts of organised labor
have been directed in the interest of law and
order, because we believe that law and order
are essential to the welfare of all communi
"Whereas no complaints havo been made
agaiast the working people of the oity affect
ing their loyalty to the principles that underly
our national and municipal governments, but
rather that we have insisted, and still insist
upon its observance by individuals as well as
corporations; therefore be it
Besolved, That this union views with,
alarm the effort of the said Dunlop to subor
dinate the principles of law and order to tha
interest of corporate power as being danger
ous to the welfare of the citizens of this com
munity. "Besolved, That wo commend tho action ot
Capt. Powell in the exercise of his executive
powor in stopping the cars of said company
on the occasion of the business men's parade
as being in harmony with the best interests
of the citizens of this city as against tha
usurpations of the Washington and George
town Railroad Company.
"Besolved. That we commend the action ot
Mr. A. A. Lipscomb in submitting to Prose
cutor Pugh the law relative to the right ot
citizens to parade and the subjection of cor
porations to municipal control and regula
tion. "Besolved, That in submitting the forego
ing preamble and resolutions we avail our
selves of the opportunity to express our con
tempt for the individual action of said Dun
lop. as well as in his capacity as the represen
tative of a powerful corporation.
"Besolved, That Judge Kimball's manly
and impartial decision in said case Is heartily
"Besolved, That tho action of Major Moora
and Liout Kelly, of the Metropolitan police,
meets the hearty approval of this union, and
that the thanks of this onion are due aad axv
hereby tendered to them."