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THjti . AiiliUb. FliUDAY, MA11CH. i:7 189L
"A HIGH OLD TIME."
Wrs. Gougar Watches a Con
gressional Funeral Party,
ABD A TALE OF EEVELET UH FOLDS.
Te Recent Report rrom Dalian Con
firmed A Baggage Cur of Wine, and
Not a Prop of Water The Eminent Tem
perance Advocate Shudders at the Sight
rrewentert Only One "Gentleman"
Along, and He Withont Influence or
Authority to Interfere.
ST. Locis, March 27. Yesterday morn
ing the Hearst funeral congressional
party came into the Union station, and
after breakfast left for the east. Just be
hind the funeral party came the Grafton
xcursion train, and on the latter was
Mrs. Helen M. Gougar, the noted temper
ance lecturer, of Lafayette, Ind. Mrs.
Gougar tells some startling stories of dis
graceful scenes enacted aboard the con
gressional train. She says that about
leven hours out of El Paso the baggage
ar of the Hearst train got off the track.
"When it was found impossible to again
et the baggoge car on the track the sena
tors and congressmen came out to see
that they got the wine out of the car and
placed in the dining car. -I estimate that
there were at least 100 cases, with ten bar
rels of empty bottles.
Came Near Being Tied I'p.
"Everything went smoothly until Tex
srkanawas reached. Here new bag
gage car was added to the train and the
porters ou the other train iissisted in
ransferring the wine cases in the dining
ear back to the baggage car. For this
service the senators and representatives
refused to pay, whereupon the yard master
aaid the train would not leave Texarkann
until the bills were paid. I think it was
Senator Vance who told tue yardmaster
that he would not pay the bill. When
the delegation saw that the train would
not be allowed to move until they paid
they changed their minds."
"Bowling l p" All the Time.
Mrs. Gougar said that the excursion
train was so close behind the congression
al train that she could see what waseoing
on. "Such disgraceful proceedings on the
part of men high in the government serv
ice I never before saw. Their baggage
car was full of wine and liquor. From
tiie dining room of the Grafton train we
could see tier after tier of wine boxes
Blacked up. They were opening bottles
very minute night and day, and at many
topping places invited people into the
baggage car to drink. The train was
made up of two sleepers, a coach, a dining
car and n baggage car, and there must
have been fifty persons on board. I saw
some women and children, and I felt
Kerry for them. Wine was flowing like
water. Everybody must have tven drunk."
Fairly Made Her Shudder.
Referring again to the scene when the
baggasecar was off the track, the lady
said: uSuch words, such actions! It actu
ally made me shudder to think that those
men running around aftersuch stuff were
daily pointed out to growing children as
models to follow. There were some harsh
words passed by the men, which added to
the disgracetulness of the affair. Assist
ant Sergeant-at-Arms Valentine, who has
charge of the party, is a neutleman. He
watched the proceedings but dare not say
"Water Tank. Filled with Wine.
Heretofore I have been telling," contin
ued Mrs. Gongar. '-just what I saw with
my own eyes. Now I will tell you some
things that were common talk on the
Grafton train. It was said that the Hearst
party did not have a drop of water on
their train, but that they drank wine alto
gether, using orange wine to quench their
thirst. This may or may not be true,
but the story went that the water
tanks were filled with orange
wine, and that all on board par
took. The empty bottles were, I am told,
being carried back to Washington Ciy
for the purpose of establishing with thor
oughness tiie committee's disgrace by
baring the sergeant nt-arms make a rec
ord of how much they drank on this trio.
The wine is said to have been a present to
the gentlemen, but the government will
doubtless pay for it. I most willingly al
low the use of my name in the denuncia
tion of the-e proceedings. It is a matter
that should be exposed."
HUSTON ANDTHE TREASURERSHiP.
An Impression That He Will Continue
to Look After the National Safe,
Washington- Citt, March 27. United
States Treasurer Huston left yesterday
Lv his home in Indiana. Before Huston
atarted Attorney General Miller called at
the treasurer's office, and the two were
closeted together for some time. Subse
quently Miller called at the executive
mansion, and was with the president for
some time. Treasurer Huston stated that
he would return to this city within a few
days. From all the circumstances the im
pression prevails that Attorney General
Miller is acting as an intermediary be
tween the president and Treasurer Huston,
and that the latter will continue at the
head of the treasurer's ofiice. No official
atntement could be obtained from either
of the gentlemen as to the result of their
The Trinl or Kincaid.
"Washington- City, March 7. In the
Kincaid trii.l yesterday J. I). Donnelly
testified that after Kincaid shot Taulbee
tins former said: "He 'assaulted' me this
morning." William McC'orinick, assistant
doorkeeper of the house, testified that
Taulbee, shortly l.-fore the shootiug,
wanted to see Kincaid, but the latter de
clined to have anything to do with Taul
bee, who then took I im by the collar and
called him a liar. Kin:aid asked McCor
mick what he ought to do; he was no
match for Taulbee physically, had Id-en
aick, and was not armed; but McCormick
declined to udvi.se 4-i in . Hubert Wood
bridge, another assistant doorkeeper, paid
that Taulbee pulled Kincaid's ear; other
wise he confirmed McCormick's testimony.
Shortly after that the shooting occurred.
Want to How Hanlan Pirst.
&T. Joseph, Mo., March 37. John
Teenier, the oarsman, fays that he will ac
cept O'Connor's challenge to row three
miles and return for $2,500 and the
championship of America, but that he
first wants to row agaiust Hanlan, tc
whom he issued a challenge about a week
ago. Teemer's challenge to Hanlan stated
that if the latter did not accept the chal
lenge it would then be open to O'Connor
and Gaudaur. Hanlan has not yet ac
cepted, but both the others have.
There is estimated to be 10,000 cases of
grippe in Pittsburg.
LOOKS LIKE A BIG FARCE.
The Grand Jury luqairing into (lie New
New Orleans. La, March 27. The
grand jury spent three hours yesterday
examining witnesses relative to the lynch
ing of t he Italians. Capt Lem Davis, of
the parish prison, testified that the only
two men he identified positively were
"Wickliffe and Parkerson, who led the
assault on the prison gates. A. B. French,
a wealthy cotton shipper, who was in the
prison serving a term of sixty days for as
saulting a lawyer, identified a great
many persons, including three of the
grand jurors who were seated around a
long table listening to his story. French
did not attempt to protect anybody, but
told his story in detail to the extent of
naming some of the men who handled
Winchesters and six-shooters.
An Extraordinary Scene Expected.
The other witnesses had bad memories,
and the most of them were unable to
swear that they could identify anybody.
The grand jury adjourned at 1 o'clock un
til Monday morning, when the inquiiy
will be resumed. If the grand jury con
cludes to indict anybody there will be a
scene almost as extraordinary as the up
rising itself, for no less than 2,000 men
who participated in the mob's work will
march to the court house and deliver
themselves into the custody of the sheriff.
A SPEAKER FROM THE SOUTH.
Kentucky to Tut Forward McCreary or
Washington' ClTV, March 27. Not
withstanding the fact that there ara no less
than u ha) '-dozen candidates for the
speakership, each laying claim to t he dis
tinction of being a favorite son of theVouth,
there is a strong probability that Ken
tucky, the homo of fine orators, of pretty
women and fast horses, may yet con
tribute a favorire son to the list. Thrw;
of Kentucky's favorite sons arrived in
Washington City Wednesday night. They
were Congressmen Paynter, Stone and
McCreary. Paynter said he was not iu
sympathy with ex-Senator Wade Hamp
ton's opinion that the next speaker ought
to be a northern man.
Majority Ought to Rule.
"He ought to be a southern man," said
Paynter, "on the principle that the major
ity ought to rule." Asked to name his
choice Paynter said; "Kentucky will
very likely preseut either the name of
Mr. McCreary or Mr. Breckinridge, and
is such a case the Kentucky delegation
would hear to no other name, but vote
solidly until they saw their favorite's
chances were hopeless. I believe eith.r
Breckinridge or .McCreary can be elected."
Blown to F.ternity with Dynamite.
MAliQl'ETTE. Mich., March 27. Heckless
work by some miners at the South Buffalo
mine, :'egaance, yesterday, resulted in
the death of Peter Doyle and Charles Pe
terson. A party was engaged in breaking
an opening into the level where Doyle anil
Peterson were working from the one he
low. The upper level was nearly reached
Wednesday night and a blast put in.
Yesterday morning the dynamite was
fired directly under the feet of Peterson
and Doyle, to whom no warning had been
given. Doyle died within an hour and
Peterson at noon.
Died a Frightful Death.
Mexico, Mo., March 27. William Gar
ner died in this city Wednesday of hydro
phobia. He got so violent toward the last
that four men had to be kept with him all
the time. His sufferings were terrible.
He gnashed his teeth and frothed at the
mouth continually. It is said that about
twenty years ago he was bitten by a mad
dog, which, the doctors think, may have
caused his death. Last August he was
attending to a horse that had hydropho
bia and got some of the saliva on a sore
on his hand. Garner leaves a widow and
The Connecticut Governorship.
New Haven, Conn., March 27. Gov
ernor Bulkeley yesterday referred to
State's Attorney Doolittle the question of
signing the papers for the extrudition of
Ball Player Decker, for whom the gov
ernor of Pennsylvania has made a requi
sition. Decker's attorney says he will
take the case to the supreme court ou
habeas corpus proceedings. The question
of Bulkeley's right to act ns governor is
certain to come into court before the case
An Explosion Cannes a Panic
Df.THOIT, Mich., March 27. An explo
sion ocenrred in the church of St. Joseph
yesterday just before the 8 o'clock morn
ing mass. In the rush of the worshippers
to escape from the church a number of
people were slightly injured, and Mrs.
Wielhoff, the mother of Frank Weilhoff,
the well-known horseman, had her hip
broken. The explosion was caused by the
accumulation of gas in one of the fur
naces. That Silver Itrick Caxe.
Washington Citt, March 27. Yester
day G. G. Merrick, et al., of Denver, Colo ,
through counsel, filed a petition in the
district court for a mandamus on Charles
E. Foster, secretnry of the treasury, to
compel him to receive a silver bar or
ingot for coinage. This is a renewal of
the suit against Secretary Wiudom, and
owing to his death had to be beguu de
Embraced the Romish Religion.
Boston, March 27. The " Pilot " an
nouuces this week that George Parsons
Lathrop, the author, and his wife, who is
the daughter of Nathaniel Ilawthorno,
have become Roman Catholics. They
were received into the church in Xew York
ou the lilth inst. by Kev. Alfred Young,
of St. Paul's, and were confirmed two days
later by Archbishop Corrigan.
Robbed and Nearly Choked to Death.
Kansas dry, Mo.. March 27. Dr. R.
W. Brown, a prominent physic-inn of this
city, was choked to insensibility, roblied
of his watch, anil left for dead by u high
wayman late Wednesday night. The
thief was arrested yesterday arter a hot
chase and an exchange of shots between
him and a policeman. The watch was
found on his person.
Slavin Will Meet Anybody.
NEW YORK. March 27. Frank P. Slavin
has authorized Billy Madden to match
him to fight or box any man in America
for any amount from 12,500 to $10,000 a
side and the championship of the world.
He also requests Madden to announce
that he will give John L. Sullivan $3,000
if he fails to stop, conquer or knock him
out in six rounds.
A jury at Hopkinsville, Ky., Thursday,
sent Sum Buckner, colored, to the peni
tentiary for life, for whipping his little
brother to death.
VERY HOT IX ERIN.
The Sligo Campaign Threatens
BOTH FACTIONS EEADT FOE G0EE.
Neither fide Sparing of Provocation
Military ml Forward to Keep the
feace The Tolice About Worn Oat
Incidents ol the Content Ilinln of As
sassination Significant Event in Pari
That ierin4iiy Doesn't Like Foreign
London, March 27. It is not often tl at
Lord Salisbury interferes in Irish affairs,
and the statement, that he had a confer
ence with Bal'our Wednesday relative to
the situaUon at Sligo, empbasizis the
danger of fhe situation. Yesterday morn
ing's advices state that the affairs seem to
be reaching a crisis when bloodshed will
bs unavoidable. Street fights are of
daily occurrence, and one side spares no
provocation likely to madden the other.
Police are on the scene in large numbers,
and military are b?ing hastened to rein
force them; but the police are so ex
hausted with continuous service that it is
feared they wcnld not be efficient in the
svent of a general riot.
Farnellites Lay It to the Priests.
The Parnellites claim that the priests
are occasioning all the trouble, and the
priests answer that they are doing no
more than their duty. The police have
been enjoined io tnke no side, but only to
preserve the peace. Parnell's friends in
London and e so where have, it is said,
earnestly requested him to keep away
from Sligo, it being even hinted that there
is an oath-bonnd organization that will
not stop short .f treating him as Cronin
was treated iu America. To all advice,
however, Parncll turns a deaf ear, enter
ing into the electoral combat with an
energy that partakes of frenzy.
NOTES FROV THE IRISH CAMPAIGN.
Maurice He.ily Abuses Parnell A Fire
DlRLIX, March 27. Maurice llealy,
speaking at Sligo yesterday, again chal
lenged Tamel! to resign. He said that
Parnell's recent statements on the sub
ject of his n-sig iatioa were mere excuses,
and that he had proved himself a coward
and a sneak, as well as a libertine and
Parnell, speal.ing from a hotel window,
said that even L defeated there he would
never abandon the fight. Some McCarthy
res procured a lire escape and wheeled it
through the streets to the hotel window,
indulging in '-oiisiderable merriment .ind
broad allusion-, to the O'Shea cave. The
police did not interfere, except to prevent
disorder, and some of them laughed at
the spectacle, to which Parnell paid no
ittentiou. The fire escape was then
wheeled back amid jeering.
Tim Ileal jr's Implied Charge.
In an intervie w at Cork Tim Healy in
sinuated that Piirnell had instigated the
attack made upon him (Healy) by Dalton.
H- said that th j purpose was to disable
him so that he could not take part in the
campaigu. The election excitement grows
hourly, and pop liar feeling has assumed
such proportions that the town officials
have applied for extra protection in the
shape of a detachment of cavalry. The
officials do not deny that they expect seri
ous rioting will occur on Saturday or
Sunday next, perhaps on both days.
Strong reinforcements of constabulary
have already reached here and further ad
ditions are expec ted.
Purpose of Wttlsh'a Visit to the Pope.
Home, March 27. Archbiship Walsh is
here iu obedience to a secret summons
from the pope, v ho is anxious in the pres
int crisis or IrisL affairs to arrest what he
sonsiders the decline of Roman Catholic
Ascendency in Ir. land by forming a united
Roman Catholic party, to proceed on rea
sonable methods, but to discouutenauce
Parnell. The pope is anxious to improve
the situation to induce the British govern
ment to re-enter nto diplotmatic relations
A SIGNIFICANT CEREMONY
Which Is Said to Mean a Franco-Russian
Paris, March 27. A significant cere
mony was enactt;d at the palace of the
Elysee yesterday with much of pomp and
circumstance. The occasion was the pre
sentation to President Carnot by the Rus
sian ambassador, Baron De Mohrenheim,
on behalf of the ( zar, of the grand cordon
of the Order of St.. Audrew. At the same
time the Russian ambassador also pre
sented military honors to the members of
the French cabinet and to a number of
other persons conspicuously identified
with the service cf the state. The decora
tion which the c.ar h.is so impressively
bestowed upon M. Carnot has been inter
preted by many European statesmen as
being an evidence of the definite conclu
sion of au offensive and defensive alliance
bat ween France and Russia. In Germany,
especially, the incident is looked upon as
being one of the f rst importance.
Looks a Little Hit Hoggish.
Pauls, March 27. The Dix Neuvieme
Siecle admits that fishing territory iu
Newfoundland in practically useless to
France, bat couteuds that the right is
worth a high pri.-e to England, because
it would represent the reteutionot the
colony iu the British eiiipire. Jules Fer
ry's pnper scouts the idea of compensa
tion. The Prince Is Not a Pretender.
Paris, March 27. The French cabinet
has decided that I 'riuce Louis Napoleon is
not affected by the law banishing from
the country pretenders to the throne of
France, and the i 'riuce can therefore re
side in France.
Round to Have Satisfaction.
Rome, March 27. The Italian govern
ment is firmly resolved to demand satis
faction for the killing of the Italian sub
jects in America. The statement of Gov
ernor Nicholls is iiot satisfactory.
Received tn- Direct Tax Draft.
IsniANAPOLis, March 27. The governor
has received from the scretary of the
treasury a draft for $700,144, being the
amount of the direct tax money returneu
to the state oncer an act of the last
congress. The money comes just in timn
to enable the state to meet its obligations
to the state institutions.
In a report on the clothing cutters'
strike at Rochester the New York board
of arbitration condemns the boycott.
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