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TUR AKGUS. SATUHDA. FEBKUAKY 11, 1893.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Two Specimens of Mob
taliy at Wheeling.
A "SCAB" WORKMAN FATALLY HUET
CORPSES IN PILES.
Terrible Details of the Insane
KIGHT WATCHMAN'S FATAL EEEOS.
He Leave the Fre to Born While Re Gires
the Alarm Instead of Trying to Pat It
Ont Dreadful Sight at the Window
of the Burning Building Mad Antic of
the Demented Victim of the Flame
Slight Decrease In the Death Boll,
Which Foot Up Forty-One.
Doteb, N. H. Feb. 1L Last night Jn tne
lhapel of the county farm building on the
ettees which have heretofore held devout
worshippers lay what could be found of
thirty -four fearfully burned and charred
bodies. The ot hers who are known to have
perished in' the flam' of the insane asy
lum fire Thursday niKht have not yet
been found, for the cellar in full of water
and the debris has not yet been removed.
Coroner J. H. Dashiel, of Rochester, called
together a jury, and after being sworn they
visited the cellar of the destroyed build
ing where they could see many bodies ly
ing. Undertaker Ward then ordered t hem
removed to the chapel. The bodies taken
out were horribly burned and a large por
tion entirely unrecognizable.
Mistake of the Night Watchman.
Details of the disaster add new horrors.
A little before 10 o'clock Watchman Ches
ley discovered the fire while going through
the corridor on the second floor. The
flames were bursting from the cell of Mary
La Fountain. The watchman made no at
tempt to at once extinguish the fire,
which he admits he could probably have
done, but he rushed to the apartments of
Keeper Wilson P. Driscoll, shouting "fire"
and arousing the inmates who were asleep.
Driscoll hurried out in his night clothes
and rushed down the corridor of the first
floor, unlocked the cells and shouted to the
terrified people to save themselves.
Flame Spread Like Lightning.
The flames spread through the building,
which was as dry as a tinder-box, with
lightning-like rapidity. After unlockiug
fifteen cells Driscoll whs driven back. The
flames had cut off his exit bv the
however, and it was only by smashing a i
winnow in nis own room that he could,
with his wife, escape, and Mrs. Driscoll
was dragged through the window nearly
suffocated. By this time the flames bad
pread over the entire building. The cries
ft the doomed prisoners were heard cry
ing and curses and hideous laughter,
mingled with prayers and appeals for help.
Every available man on the farm was put
into service by Superintendent Da Merrett
and an attempt made to rescue some of the I
u. . Tort,,red fc'&ce at the Window.
The burning building presented a sight
never to be forgotten. At the windows
could be seen the tortured faces of the de
mented inmates, now raging and howling
fiends. Their cries and shouts for help
were heartrending as one by one they sank
out of sight, firm In the folds of the devour
ing and unrelenting flames. It was a per
fect hell of fire. The dry timbers and the
boards of the building cracked and burned
THREE LESS ON THE' DEATH ROLL.
Forty-one in all Cremated Probable
Cause of the Fire.
Superintendent Driscoll yesterday said:
I know of three who escaped and there
were fourty-foor in the building when the
fire broke out. The fire originated in the
cell occupied by a crazy French woman,
but from what cause can not be definitely
Stated. The woman was a great smoker
and it is probable that she had in some
way got hold of some matches and set her
bunk on fire. Other suppositions are ad
vanced, but this appears to be the most
reasonable." ' ' ' ,
Scenes Dnrlng the Holocaust.
Daring the progress of the Are there were
many heartrending scenes. The blaze
seemed to fill many of the demented people
with ghoulish ideas; the women were seen I
to stand before the windows and make the '
most hideous faces, even while the flames
lapped their cheeks. Some, with brute in-
stinct, rushed back into the flames after
their cells had been opened. As the fire
died down and only flickering flames illu
mined the scene a most sickening sight was
disclosed. The charred and blackened
skeletons of the cremated unfortunates
stood out in bold relief, ghastly reminders
of the terrible slaughter wrought by the
The Victim Lay In Heaps.
At the back of the burned building and
lying against the high board fence lay the
partly burned remains of what what was
apparently a woman. She had evidently
been caught by the flames while trying to
escape over the fence. Others were in
heaps, seemingly meeting in a last em
brace. The commissioners of the asylum
met after having viewed the pceue of the
disasterand they avert their belief that at
least a dozen of the maniacs are a liberty
in the adjacent forests. James Daley, un
inmate who escaped, has become sane, ap
parently by the excitement.
MethodWt Huuk Committee Adjourn.
CBICAUO, Feb. 11. The book committee
of the Methodist church of the United
States finished its labors in a Bhort session
yesterday and adjourned to meet a year
hence in Cincinnati. Dr. Whitlock re
signed his position as chairman of the
western section of the committee and Cle
ment Studebaker, of Indiana, was chosen
as his successor. Rev. Claudius D. Spencer
was chosen as the editor of The Rocky
Mountain Christian Advocate, a semi-ofti-cial
organ published at Denver.
Oventndy Cause Suicide.
DENVER, Feb. 11. Miss Laura Phillips,
19 yeas old, shot and killed herself at her
borne at the corner of First and Logan
avennes' yesterday. She was well con
nected and a student of the West Denver
hifh school. Overstudy is the supposed
tuue of the suicide.
NOT LOOKING FOR A STRIKE.
St. Loot Railwy Men Discredit Certain
St. Louis, Feb 11. For the last two or
three weeks rumors have been rife regard
ing preparations among railway switch
men, brakemen, conductors, engineers and
firemen for a general strike to extend all
over the country, commencing a few weeks
before the opening of the World's fair.
These reports are said to come from Chi
cago,' St. Paul ar .d other railway centers,
none of them emanating from St. Louis.
A reporter called at the Union station yes
terday and interviewed members of the va
rious organizations, but none of them
bad beard anything regarding a general
strike further than the reports they had
seen published in the papers. They have
no grievances to strike for, they say.
A Grievance Committeeman' View.
Chairman William Cadle, of the griev
ance committee o'. the Brotherhood of Lo
comotive Engineers, southwest system,
who is at the Lac ede, does not believe any
foundation exists, so far as his order is con
cerned, for the f tatement that a general
railroad strike w ill be inaugurated with
the opening of the World's fair at Chicago.
He is quoted as saying that unforeseen de
velopments may create a misunderstand
ing, but relies on the fact that the rail
roads will be as little anxious to precipi
tate trouble as thi; men to forefenj such a
NATIVES FAVOR THE QUESN
And Whites of Hawaii Want a Protec
torate Another Appenl.
San Francisco. Feb. 11. Evidence gath
sred from arrivals bv tha orpampr Aus
tralia and from private letters is accumu
lating to show that a majority of the Ha
waiian natives fnnr t.hp nnivn nnil that, &
large part of the foreign population prefers
an American protectorate with a limited
monarchy to annexation. This reaction
acrainst the first pnthneincm fn, inn.,,.
tion is said to be strong, and Paul Neu
mann, the queen's envoy to Washington,
ba a mass of affidavits from white people
oi reputation ana property declaring that
thev favor restoring th
under an Americas protectorate.
frerer Povertj and Independence,
An appeal, signed bv manv native H-
waiians, is now on its way to Washington
to the president. Here is an extract frnm
it: "We appeal to you for redress. We do
not desire annexat ion. We are contented
to live poor but ii dependent. Foreigners
have come among us. They have planted
large fields of cane and have built great
mills; they have also flooded our island
with debased cooli.-s of the Orient. As a
result the dreadful scourge of leprosy is
upon us and its roots are in every village.
We do not object to foreigners, but it is
not just for them to try to take away our
I NO'MERCY FOR DYNAMITERS.
Gladstone' Home Secretary Make Bed
Blond Somewhat Indignant.
LONDOX.Feb. 11. A representative of The
Central News had ;in interview with John
Redmond, the Pamellite leader. Redmond
declares that it is bis intention to bring up
again the question of amnesty to Irish
dynamiters. Whin the estimates come
before the house of commons for consider
ation Redmond w.ll bring up once more
the case of JohnDily, who was convicted
at the same time as James Francis Hgan,
who was recently 1 berated.
Would Make Ireland Bitter.
Redmond said that it was not his pur
pose to allude to the other Irish political
prisoners when dialing with Daly's case,
but to discuss the merits of that case alone.
In regard to Home Secretary Asquith's re
marks Thursday n ght, refusing to regard
the acts of the alleged dynamiters as politi
cal and shutting out any hope of clemency,
Redmond said that the utterance in ques
tion, coming from a liberal government,
was extreme and unexpected, and would
create great bitterness in Ireland. The
speeches of the fonier Tory Home Secre
tary Matthews ha 1 been mildness itself
and full of sympat hy compared with Asquith's.
PROSECUTING ILLINOIS OFFICIALS.
A Doaea to Be Called on for About Two
Springfield, I1a, Feb. II. Acting
Governor Gill elect rifled the politicians of
the state capital y sterday by ordering the
prosecution of all state treasurers and
auditors since the adoption of the consti
tution of 1870, for irregularities in office
in pocketing the .nterest on the public
funds and misappropriating insurance fees
and other perquisites which should have
been turned into the state treasury.
Twelve ex-state oficials and neiirly 100
bondsmen, running through a period of
twenty years, are concurred in the matter.
Names of the Intended Victims.
The acting governor, in his otnmtin ica-
tion to Attorney-General Moloney, declures
that $,2.0fW,0Oa have been sequestered from
the public treasury. The otllcials against
whom the actini? governor directs the
attorney general to bring prosecution nre;
Kx-Htate auditors Charles K. Lippiucott,
Charles H. Needles, Charles B. Swigert.
Ex-state treasurer? E. N. Hates, Edward
Kutz, Thomas Rid;eway, John C. JSniith,
Jacob Gross, Johi R. Tanner, Charles
Becker, Edward ii. Wilson.
legislation In Wisconsin.
Madison, Wis., Feb. 11. The legislature
yesterday iuvited the state board of the
World's fair managers to address them on
the subject of the Wisconsin exhibit at the
Columbian exposition next Weduesday
evening. The managers Dronose to exDlaiu
their reasons for asking an appropriation
of (135.500 to make the display. The bill
creating "Iron comity out of a portion of
Asuianu county wits concurred in by the
senate. The contea bv O. L. Kosenkrang
of B. F. Goss' seat in the assembl y from
Waukesha county was dismissed, confirm
ing Goss, Democrat in the riiut to hid
Hon. William R. Harrison says the re
port is absurd that Cleveland has appoint
ed J uage uresnam to oe secretary of suite
in tne democratic i aoiuet.
Stricken t the Earth With Missile and
Then Jumped on hy His Assailants
Another Man Has Bis Eye Knocked Ont
With a Brick Several Others Wounded
The Mayor Calls on the State to Take
a Band Strike Probably Broken.
Wheeling, W. Va., Feb. 11. The elec
tric street car strike assumed its most se
rious phase yesterday when two riots oc
curred between the strikers and the men
in charge of the barns in south Wheeling.
The disturbances out-did anything of the
sort ever occurring in this city or even in
this portion of the state. Two men were
seriously and one of them probably fatally
hurt. William Newton, the chief elec
trician of the company, and Henry Hart
man are the injured men. William Tucker,
the foreman of the barn, was also hurt to
First Fight of the Day.
The first fight occurred at 8 o'clock in the
morning, when Shop Foreman Tucker,
with George Hartman, from Martin's
Ferry, went to the outside of the barn for
the purpose of pulling in one of the cars
for repairs. Two strikers approached and
with great vehemence threatened to do the
two company men up. One of the strikers
bad a stone. After considerable squabbling
the two men escaped to the barn. They
then went down to Ben wood to secure
warrants for the men who assaulted them.
Brutality of the Mob.
They were on their way back when they
were chased by a crowd of outsiders, but
among whom they saw strikers. The mob
caught up with the two men. Mr. Tucker
made motions to the effect that he had a
revolver and he was allowed to pass. Hart
man was not so fortunate. The mob caught
him and threw bricks at him until he fell
to the ground insensible. They then
turned him over on his stomach, while
some of them jumped up and down on his
Horribly Wounded with a Brick.
The second fight occurred shortly after
ward at the barns. A company of out
siders with a few strikers were standing on
the opposite side of the s-treet from the
barns. William Newton, the electrician,
and a man named Wright were coming to
the barns to work. One of the striker?
approached and he was backed up by the
crowd. Wright aud Newton pulled guns.
In the meantime some one got behind
Newton and struck him an awful blow
with a brick on the right side of the head.
Newton dropped to the ground, his right
eye crushed out and the bones along the
side of the face fearfully smashed.
Mayor Calls on the Stale.
Several blows with bricks, fists and
stones were rained on Newton's prostrate
body. Finally the crowd was pulled on
and New ton was taken into the barn. The
news of the trouble created great excite
ment in the city. The mayor has called
on the state authorities, as the police seem
to be unable to keep order. The strike
seems to be broken, a number of the strik
ers having applied for their old positions.
MUST HAVE A REST.
The Illinois Legislature Adjourn Over
to Monday, as I'sual.
Springfield, Feb. 11. About the only
question the state senators were interested
in yesterday was that of adjournment.
Bills were introduced: Appropriating
(100,000 for the state reformatory;
to mince interest on redemp
tion of redemption of judgment
sales to 6 per cent; to apply civil service re
form to city and state appointive offices; to
put building and loan associations under
the supervision of the state auditor; to
make the acre of consent 16 years instead of
14. Riely then moved to adjourn to 5 p.
m. Monday. The yeas and nays were cal jd
on the motion and the senators gave various
explanations why they believed in such
adjournment. The motion was carried
23 to 14.
Fonr Tear for Mayor.
The senate has agreed to the repeal of
the Edwards educational law, and as soon
an Governor Altgeld signs the bill there
will be no compulsory educational law in
this state. A house committee has re
ported favorably a bill making the terms
of mayors of cities of specified population
lour years instead of two. It is a Chicago
bill Another bill that has been favorably
reported is one that takes express, tele
graph, life, fire and marine and accident
insurance companies it per cent, of their
gross earnings. Its author says: "We
want more money in the treasury and we
want the corporations and not the poor
people to put. it there."
Fight Over Adjournment.
The house had a lively fight over ad
journment, but the fellows who want three
days off a week won and the adjournment
was to Monday at 4:55 p. m. Bills were
introduced: To prevent live stock com
binations; to establish training schools in
the several school districts of this state;
to protect employes; appropriation for the
Illinois state reformatory at Pontiac.
EYE OUT FOR THE MAIN CHANCE.
DUEL IN ARGENTINA.
Pennsylvania Going for the Property
Pittsburg, Feb. 11. The commonwealth
of Pennsylvania has entered the legal bat
tle for the possession of the immense
wealth of the F.cououiite society. The mat
ter is now in the hands of States Attorney
General Ilensvl, and is being prosecuted
by the ablest legal taleut of the Allegheny
and Beaver county bars. The proceedings
will lie instituted at once and will be far
reaching in its results. If successful it will
involve the absolute surrender of all the
property of the Economite society and its
confiscation by the state.
Basis of the Proceeding.
It will be a proceeding in escheat, based
on an act of assembly forbidding the con
duct of societies whose principles are "at
variance with public custom" and against
the ppirit of the constitution. The arch
ives have been searched, and it is claimed
that sufficient authority has been obtained
to disrupt the celibate community aud
turn its goods and chattels iuto the state
Katarally Think of a Lynching.
Gallatin, Mo., Feb. ll. There was
great excitement here yesterday over the
arrest and prospective lynching of William
Turner, who is charged with ravishing his
7-year-old daughter. The terrible crime
was committed Wednesday at the home of
Turner's parents, fifteen miles from this
place, where be has been living since his
sey.sxati.ju from his wife a short time ago.
The Loser Lariated and Shot to Death
PANAMA, Feb. 1L Advices received here
from Buenos Ayres tell of a duel with lar
iats which was fought in Argentina. The
duelists were rivals for the hand of a beau
tiful girl, who promised to marry the vic
tor. The first man threw his lasso aud
missed his opponent. The second man was
more successful. His lasso settled, on the
shoulders of his antagonist and pinioned
his arms to his sides. In that helpless
condition his rival shot him. Directly aft
terward he rode off to the house where
lived the woman for whom the duel was
fought. She mounted behind him and gal
loped to the scene of the tragedy to satisfy
herself that the other man was dead.
At Wheeling, W. Va., a mob of 300 peo
ple attacked a street-car manned by non
union men. The conductor and motorman
were badly beaten, and the former, whose
real name is not known, will probably die.
The Illinois legislative sweat-shop com
mittee is at Chicago looking (nto the sub
ject they are to investigate. They have
found some matter to report about al
ready. French public opinion and press are com
bined in declaring that the ignominious
punishment given Ferdinand de Lesseps
goes beyond the requirements of justice.
General Patrick A. Collins, it is said,
will succeed John C. New as consul gen
eral in London.
New York's state legislature has passed
a bill abolishing the office of chief inspec
tor of the police department of New York
For towing the disabled Red Star steam
er Noordland into Queenstown last Decem
ber the British steamer Ohio has been
Rev. Father Angers, of Durham, Quebec,
has entered a monastery as the result of an
entanglement with a Montreal widow.
George W. Stevens has died in a wretched
hovel at Bangor.Me., in a state of apparent
destitution. An old trunk on the premises
contained $T,80J in cash.
Governor Altgeld has telegraphed to his
secretary. Mr. Dost, from Pass Christian,
Miss., that he is in good health and ex
cellent spirits and will return to Spring
field not later than Monday uext.
Minnie M. Miller, alias Maude Williams,
sged 22, of St. Louis, is accused of placing
her 2-weeks-old baby on the ice and permit
ting it to freeze to death on Jan. 24.
While it is over thirty years ago since
Allcock's Porous Plasters were first intro
duced to the medical profession and
public, the marked success and unprece
dented popularity which they met with
not only continues, but steadily increases
No otter plasters have been introduced
whi h gain so msny testimonials of hieh
value as those continuously accorded to
Allcock's Porous Plasters and the only
motive for these exceptional tributes lies
m the fact of their being n:edicl an1
pharmacutical preparation of superior
value. Additional proof of the true val
ue of Allcock's Porous Plasters lies in
the fact that they are being largely imi
tated by unscrupulous persons, who ttek
to deceive the public by offering, piasters
sbic'a they claim to be the "same,"
equal." "as good," "better," "best
pcrous plaster," etc., while it is in gener
al appearance only that they resemble
Allcock's. Every one of the 8f.-c8.lled
porous plasters are imitations of All
cock's Porous Piasters.
Avoid dealers who attetrpt to palm off
inferior snd worthless plas'eis that are
purchased by them at low rates for the
purpose of substitution.
I had a malignant breaking out on my leg
below the knee, and wascured sound and well
with two and a half botdes of KSS
Other blood medicines had f ailed pJg'ffl
to do mo any good. Will C. Heaty,
YuiknUc. S. C
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fmt v:ted rase of Tetter, and throe bottles of
cured me per mmentiy.
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and hardy Nurwry Stock. We have many
special varieiis, bo'h in fruits a' o omamen'als,
to offer, which are contr lied only hy us. We
pav commi-eion or salary. Write us at once for
terme. aud secure cho ce of territory. May
Brothers. Nurserymen, Rochester. N. Y.
ANTBD-A LIVE MAN OR WOMAN IN
.very cooTttvwhere vie have not already se
cured a r prescntative to sell our "Nevada bil
ver" Solid Metal Knives. F' rks snd Spoons to
ctnszmers;a solid metal s white as silve; no
filaie to wear oil; goods fm-snteed to wear a
ifetime; cost about one tenth that of silver; ibe
chance of a lifetime ; agenis averan e from $50 to
$100 per week and meet with ready sales every
where, so ere at is the remind for our Solid
Metal Goods. Over One Million Do'lars' worth of
eoods in cully use. Case of samples frae. Ad
dress Silverware Co., 13S Essex street, Boston,
All of our warm goods must move out th
next 30 days. This includes all of our fin.
In order to make them move lively we have marten ti.
down to bottmn Ttrira r.ma -i v r . la
r oxjjt ut-ioxe tne biz
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