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rjeviiish Outrage Perpetrated by
a White-Cap Gang.
1 KAN ALMOST WHIPPED TO DEATH,
Anil an Official of the Santa Fe Railway
privrii Out of Town Fatal Figlit rith
i;IiIht anil Hi Wife at McKeespirt
l. Detective Shot Through the
lSr:i:ii Horrille Case of Depravity in
i-u York 1 riuiinal Notes.
Gaim-'M'illk. Tex., March 23. News
jrs brought to this city yesterday of a
jjrrihli- eiitr.ige committed by White
in Temple Saturday ninht, in w rich
jVsi-:.uit Superintendent Van Fleer., of
he S.-mtf I'V railroad, aged 50 years, and
i private detective of the company rcre
:bo s;:iTereis. While these men were ou
.iseir way, about 10 o'clock Saturday
1 rm the superintendent's oftiie to
Win Heft's residence, they were con
;r..i:te.l 1" a " quad of masked men n-ii.t
i:.uMi revolvers, who compelled the two
,.i m.nvli before the mob to the outer t-clge
,,; the town, where the detective was
.i;ule to take off bis clothini?.
Most Horrible Atrocity.
He was then whipped almost to d.-ath
.nibis ban- back with horsewhips. The
rfkia!. IvholJing the terrible punishment
inflicted i:iKn the detective, cried and
liest.-pii nn.-t. pitifully to be spared from
i!i auiul ordeal He was informel by
the rii.lian-mat they would spare hi n if
he would leave the towu at once never to
r.-:,;ri This he ag-eed to do. The
whipped man was reclotbed and man bed
.:T;:i one direction, followed by a number
i: t. ire t aps, ami Van Fleet was taken
i:i an i pposite ditection by others of the
;;ir.ir to a small station a few mi les m uth
Temple, where he boa rded a traiu and
Ict't for tialvestou.
Ah j' He Wan Ordered Away.
Beth Van Fleet and the detective were
f .rlmideu to ever show their faces in Tem
ple .tiain under penalty of death. Van
Fleet was charged some time ngo with
iiivin' said that there were no ladies in
Temple. This remark aroused a bad lee) -.i:-Tagaiut
him, and lie was waited on by
niuinbfr of men and fjiven only a few
l "ir to leave town, which he did in short
.rier, but one day last week returned
i-'i:i. accompanied by his family, in 1
,-i.a he eu'ered unon his nftirinl unrl-
the Santa Fe compauy. He has I en
'. unpopular witli tbe bant.-i Fe . m-
yes under him.
A MURDEROUS THIEF AT BAY.
KilN One Ottlrt-r ami W.iun
other with His Wife's Aiil.
iTTsBfliG, Va.. March ;. Taree
ET.-.ths ago Ilupert's jewelry store, at
li iTiiestead, Pa., was robbed of sewral
: -'usand dollars worth of goods, and a
a days lat.r Skelly's dry goods store, at
MiKeasport, was robbed of a quantity of
ir.erchandise. It was supposed that the
liU-ry was committed by the same per
ns. Both cases were investigated liy the
iuersou detective agency, of thisiity.
.:e detectives located the thieves, and
it:;r :ay evening Chief Detective 1). 11.
ii.ikersun and his assistant, P. J. Murphy,
-. i:t to Bull Run, a mining village near
Mi Keesport, to arrest a man named litz-
The First Shot Kills Oilkeron.
The moment the officers entered 1'itz
.:n:iions' house his wife handed her hus
liiai a revolver. Fitzsimtnons began
'ting, and at the first shot ("ilkerson
!-1: dead with a bullet in his braiu. There
".f. a regular fusillade betveen
I'.r-dive Murphy, Fitz-immons tvd
1-.- wife, which continued until
i:e:r weapons were emptied. When
the firing ceased FitzMmmous was lying
m the floor bleeding from several womids.
Il.-tt-c tiw Murphy was also badly hurt
;ia i dazed, b?iug shot in his left shoulder
iii'i in his breast, and having a deep "ur
r e.v ploughed through his chiu by a "mil
let. The woman stood by like an iniuri-;-!
animal at bay, uninjured, with an
empty pistol in her grasp.
An Kx'Hpe to the M ou n taiiiH.
Detective Murphy placed Mrs. Fritz
s;iiiiiuins under uuard and she was taken
! McKeesport jail. Before Detective
M;:rp:iy had recovered from the shock
had excitement Fitzsimtnons jumped
fr e.ii the room aud in the darkness es
r'P"l to the river and mountains. A
M-arch party went in pursuit. Murphy's
wound, are very serious, but he will
probably recover. Fitzsimtnons au 1 his
wife are comparatively unknown here,
'Hid are believed to be a pair of New York
'"'"ooks." Mrs. Fitzsimmoas refuse.- to
make any statement.
The Murderer Arrested.
Firy.Mninions was arrested near Home
"lead, I'a., last uiht.- A satchel to md
near the scene of the murder contaim-d a
lot of valuaole jewelry stoleu at Home--!'
A copy of the will of Hubert F.tz
-:m:i,ons, dated at lirockville, Ont.. Drc.
i'1. ivi i, was also found in the valis . 1 his
wi.i hnws that the murderer's lather was
iiwi-aiii,y man having about -4'),0(KI ia
Mey to divide among his heirs, be.-ide
''ir;e amount of real estate. The n.ur-tl-r-r
is named in the will as Frederick
arr.,lton Fitzsimmoas and is bequeathed
iV' i i in money aud a good share of real
TERRIBLE CASE OF DEPRAVITY.
loit a New York Humane Society Agent
Found in a Tenement.
Si w Your, March 23. An aaeut of the
Humane society Saturday taiJed a U ue
'""I'.t house at 037 First avenue. In a rc oiu
"ti the third floor a most shocking s iM
net hih gaze. Mary McKenna, S yean Id,
'aV 'ti the floor in a state of ulcoh -die
f"!i.a. Near her lay her father druuk,
"t'd Katie Dougherty, 22 years old, idso
'tit'ixicated. On a lounge was a wot lan
Partly dressed, who was sleeping off the
sffects of drink. In another room, on a
narrow bed, lay Arthur McXally, 40 years
iji in the last stages of consumption,
ftie officer then stumbld over the body
a McNalbr's wife, lying on the floor
Mrs. Cameron's Story.
Behind the bed was found little Maggie
"cN'ulty. aged 15, in rags. McNally -va
Amoved to the hospital and the others
wre taken to court and sent up for one
nnt h. The children were taken to the
Humane society. The partly dresset
Ionian said that she was the wife of L iw
Ver John Cameron. She said that sheliad
n,t l)een home since Wednesday. She had
ard of the desperate condition of 21c
ally, and had gone to his room to see
b'm, taking home whisky, trlnking
looje herself bhe became drunk. During
SnVITi;,,,,e,,ld Iwned"her diamonc
ring and wed ling ring to get mere liquor.
She Itrought on Her Own M.rf..
Zaxesvillk, O., March 23. A special to
iimes-Kecorder from Caldwell, O.,
Another brutal murder t!
tempt at suicide was committed here Sat
urday n'ght at 7 o'clock. Gjorga Harris,
frenzied with drink and jealousr. hi,
Wife s throat from ear to rr win. .
roat from ear to er witli
completely severing the windpipe. He
then cut his own throat, but did not sue
c.ed m end.ux his life. He was arrested
and is in danger of being lynched, lie
was out in a lunatic asvlum a few
years ago, but his wife and mother beeped
his release. ft
Patricide Not. Much of a Crime.
IIcuox, S. D., Mate 23. -The jury in
the Hundley murder trial returned a ver
dict yesterday finding Fred R Hundley
Kuilty of manslaughter in the first degree.
It is suppose l that the sentence will be
for s,x or teu years. Fred is 17 vears old,
and shot h,s father. Zick T. Hundley,
here June 5 la,t. They quarreled whik
putting down carpet. Hundley was chair
man of the Democratic state central com
mittee, editor of The Herald-Democrat,
and a prominent party politician.
A Student and His Gun.
Axx Akhok, Mich., March 23 II. W.
Booth, of Erie, Pa,, a student at the Mich
l-'an university here, Saturday night shot
George Stoll, motor man on the Ypsilanti
motor line. While returning from Ypsi
lanti Booth wasou the front platform,
and insisted ou the motor man backina
up the car so he could qet o.T of the front
platform on the crossing. This request
was refused, and a discussion followed,
duriiu' whh li IJooth pulled a revolver and
hred. The wound is not s-rions.
Wil'.iei-spo.m Thotieht To Ite Iiuiorent.
Beavf.i: Falls, Pa.. March 2:1. The
Bork-liradley burglary case i.-. assuming a
rather sensational aspect by the fact that
the girl look poison yesterday with sui
0,1,1 'uteut. The general belief here now
is that she either did the whole business
herself, or with the aid of an accomplice,
w ho did it iu a bungliug manner. J. II.
Witherspoon. who Miss Bo-k implicated
in the burglary, is thought to be innocent
of the crime.
ANTJ-CHHISTIAN RIOTS IN CHINA.
American Missionaries lit Treated and
Their l'roperty Destroyed.
Sax Fkanclsco. March 23. The steamet
Oceanic brings news that anti-Christian
riots have occurred in the districts around
Chung King. China. The Christians have
nearly all been driven from the districts.
Many of them have been plundered of
everything tla y possessed, aud in many in
stances their houses have been torn down;
or br.rned to the ground, leaving them en
tirely destitute. Troops sent to the scene
of the outrages have had several encoun
ters with the rioters, and a number have
been killed and wounded.
Set I'pon hy a Mob.
Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Hunter and family,
aud Rev. Mr. Lane, of the American Pres
byterian mission, the first foreign mission
aries to reside at Chiming Chow, have
been driven from their premises. Twc
Canadian ministers named Golforth and
McLure, were set upon by a mob neat
Honan, who ill-used them and destroyed
their property. Other outrages are re
pWted. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS.
The Tompkins Machinery and Imple
ment company, of Dallas, Tex., is "short."
Liabilities, ils.;,TS7; assets, $37!,330.
It is believed now that both the war
ship Galena, and the navy tug Nina will
be got otT the leach at Gay Head aud
Fire at St. Joseph. Mo., Friday destroyed
the stock ami the building of the Kennard
Grocery company, causing a total loss of
$110,0;K); partially insured.
There will be no horse racing at Mou
mouth park this year, i he New Jersey leg
islature having failed to make any pro
vision for legitimate sport of that kind.
A memorial service for the Italians mas
sacred in New Orleans was held Saturday
nt an Italian Roman Catholic church in
New Y'ork, at which the priest declared
that the lynched men were martyrs.
Engineer George Burgess was killed
and Fireman Alfred Erickson seriously in
jured by a collision on the Louisville and
Nashville railway near east Louisville
Saturday. Au open switch did the work.
No passengers hurt.
In a closely-contested race over the
usual course ou the Thames river Satur
day, the Oxford boat crew won the annual
rae over the Cambridge men in 22 min
utes, but by only half a length. It was
the twenty-fifth victory for Oxford.
Fire which no one doubts was incen
diary destroyed Holmes' Opera house at
Detroit Sunday. Loss, S43,(XU; insurance,
Some of the bodies recovered from the
wreck of the Utopia in Gibraltar bay
were so entangled aud embraced by others
that legs and arms had to be amputated
before they could be got apart, so as to
George W. Moss, a Pennsylvania mur
derer who is to be hanged to-morrow, Sat
urday requested that he be allowed to
build the callows, as he is a nood me
chanic. His request was refused.
Vincent Laforme, a member of the Bos
ton board of public institutions, who re
s gned last week because he had to, says
that be bought several members of the
Boston common council at the rat of $."00
Capt. "Anse" Hat field has published t
card announcing t hat the famous Hat
field-McCoy feud is at an end, and that
a i amuesty has been arranged.
Peter Richmond, of Wheeling. W. Va ,
Friday ordered his wife to pick up a pair
of scissors. When she refused he seized
ai ax and chopped her head off.
United States Senator Shoup, of Idaho,
has just found at Pittsburg a sister whom
h had not seen sines the war began.
C ncinuati Republicans Saturday re
uo.uiuated John D. Mosby for mayor.
The Jersey City Argus was burned out
S Lturday night; loss, $135,000; on building,
18,000; all partly insured
Gove rnor Hill has accepted the invita
tion to deliver the oration at the unveil
ing of the Henry W. Grady monument at
The Weather We May Expect.
Washington Citt. March 21 -The foUowto t
are the weather indication for twenty four
hours from 8 p. m. yesterday: For Indiana
Fair weather: slightly warmer; variable
winds." For Illinois-Fair weather, except
liitht rain in northern portion: cooler Monday
nisht; southerly winds, ahifting to north west
erly For Michigan and Wisconsin Light
rain; colder Monday night: southerly winds.
For Iowa-Fair weather Monday imfht; cold
er; northerly win da
THE ABGUB. MONDAY. MAECH. S.i, 1831.
The Laiit of the Prominent War Figure.
Iaaes to the Other Shore.
Washington- Citt. March 23. -Gen.
Joseph Eggleston Johnson died of heart
fat ure at his residence in this city at 11:15
u ucs ssaiuruay
nig n. With him
at the last mo
ment was ex-Governor
the nurse. His
death was very
sudden, and a few
there was no out
io muicate it. He1
t hen gasped fee- J8- E- JOHNSTON.
h!y once or twice, and the great leader of
"nines had himself obeyed the last sum
mons. Gen. Johnson had leen confined
o ins room for several weeks past, an 1
uunngtbe last few days had gradually
Went to Sleep IJke a Itabe.
His death was so peaceful that Gen.
-Mci.ane, who was at his bedside, could
not for a moment believe that the general
was dead. There was not a sigh, not a
movement; his heart ceased to beat, and
he sank to rest as peaceably and as quiet ly
as a babe to sleep. In addition to his
Heart trouble the general bad contracted
a severe cold, when he recently acted as
rwll bearer at the funerals of Admiral
lorterand Gen. Sherman.
Itrief Sketch of His Career.
(eu. Johnston was Ixirn near Farm
ville, Va., Feb. ;, lNOi. He was graduated
in the same class with Gen. R. E. I?e
from West point in l&, and ranked Lee
at the outbreak of the war of the re
inrllion, being his senior as a geueral in the
Confederate army. Alter the war he
served in congress from the Richmond,
a., district, and was subsequently com
missioner of railroads, being appointed by
President Cleveland. With the death of
Gen. Johnston there ia removed the last
prominent figure on either side in the
great civil war. The funeral of Gen. John
ston will probably take place on Wednes
day, and uis remains will lie interred
at the Greenmount cemetery, Balti
more. NOW IT IS IN MICHIGAN.
So Frequent Itriberv ( h:r It.. I,.
I'p Once More.
Laxsixu, Mich., March 23. The charge
of bribery which seems to be an inevif i
ble incident of every gathering of Ameri
can politicians has come up here. The
Democrats say that Senator Wilcox has
made a statement to the effect that a
friend of bis on several occasious, the last
time a few d tys ago, apprjacheil him aud
told him that if he could get two other
senators to join with him and give the
Republicans control. Detroit parties
would provide fctO.OOO to divide between
the three. According to the story, il
cox kept his friend "on the string." at the
same time informing Charles Lawrence,
of Owosso, of each interview.
All Along of Itediktrirting.
Wilcox was elected by a fusion of Alii
ance men and Democrats, and he acted
with the Democrats until the two Repul
licans were unseated, w hen he changed
his base. Since then both parties have
leen struggling for the mastery, as the re
disricting oi the state hinges on it. Wil
cox refuses to give thenaine of the alleged
briber, and ''enies that he has touched the
money. An investigation will be called
A Converted Paginal Cremated.
Fr.AXKMX, Pa., March 21 About 5
o'clock yesterday morning the residence
of N. P. Tobin was burned, and shortly
after the body of Tobm was found in the
ruins. There is a suspicion that Tobin
was murdered by burglars aud the house
burned to conceal the crime. Twenty
years ago Tr-hiu was brought from Canada
to Franklin to whip Ben Hogan, then an
oil region terror, but one eveniug he
wandered into a Methodist prayer meet
ing and before he left was converted and
has siuce lived an earnest Christian life.
Teemer Challenge llanlan.
Boston, March 23 The Globe Friday
night received from John Teenier, of St.
Louis, a certified check for $2UU as a
forfeit for a sculling race with Edwaid
llanlan for t.0(K) a side, the race to be
rowed on May 30 a the Point of Piaes
near Boston, or any other course llanlan
may select; oistance to be three miles with
a turn; the challenge to remain open ten
days, aud if llanlan does not accept, the
challenge is open on the same conditions
to Gaudaur ? O'Connor.
The Disaster llroke Ills Heart.
Buffalo. N. Y., March 23 W. Hough
taling, aged 00, the conductor of the train
which was wrecked on the Lake Shore
road at East Hamburg last April, in
which several lives were lost and who
was indicted for manslaughter in connec
tion therewith, but was acquitted, died at
his home in t his city Saturday. The ter
rible affair and his subsequent indictment
preyed on his mind to sucti an extent that
his friends say he died of a broken heart.
Carter Harrison Heads a Holt.
CniCAGo, March 23. At the Demo
cratic city convention Saturday, when
the committee on credentials reported
ngainst seating the Harrison delegates iu
the contested wirds, Harrison's support
ers withdrew in a body and repaired to
Uhlich's hall, where they organized a con
vention of their own aud nominated
Carter IL Harrison for mayor. After the
withdrawal of the Harrison men the con
vention nominated Dewitt C. Cregier.
National Convention of Mutirians.
Milwaukee, Wis., March 23. The na
tional convention of musicians adopted a
resolution Saturday petitioning the gov
ernment to prohibit any band in govern
ment empioy from entering into contract
for private entertainments. A resolution
was also adopted asking from the secre
tary of the treasury a consistent defini
tion of the term "artist" under the alien
contract labor law. The conventicu ad
journed sine die.
The Indiana KighUUoar Law Upheld.
Indianapolis, March 23. The suit of
John Grissell against Noel Bros., to collect
wages for overtime from May, 1S90, to
March 12, 1831, was decided Saturday in
favor of tha plaintiff. The auit was
brought to test the law which provide
that eight hours shall constitute a da y's
work, unless there is an agreement to the
contrary. The case will go to the supreme
court, aa it is the first ever tried under
m ' ' tw-VK-tw-a
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