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BURNED TO DEATH. Fearful Results of the Indianapolis Surgical Institute Fire, TWENTY-THREE BODIES SO FAR RE COVERED FROM THE RUINS. A Great Many Others Seriously In jured—Many Acts of Heroism and Daring Performed—Ghouls at Work Among: the Ruins Robbing the Dead of Money and Jewelry—Fatal Col lision on the Atlantic aud Pacific. Special to the Rfcord-Uniox. Indianapolis, Jan. 22. —By the burn ing of the Surgical Institute early this morning nineteen helpless, crippled chil dren lost their lives, and twenty other persons were injured, some badly, most of them slightly. Two hundred and foi-ty-six patients and thirty nurses, all sleeping in the two four-story buildings in which the Institute is located, were in imminent danger of tLieir lives. Their rescue, the light with the Q&mefl and the final discov ery of the dead children made a story rarely paralleled. At 9:30 this morning nineteen dead bodies were recovered. Some were killed by jumping, others were suffocated or burned to death. When the fire department arrived, cripples were seen at every window. Their heartrending cries were terrible. Heroic deeds of rescue were performed, and for two hours the delusion was enter tain* ii that all the inmates were saved. Soon alter 2 o'clock, when ihe liro was nearly subsided, the police and firemen went into the building and found in one room a mass of roasted humanity. There were seven persons in that, mass alone. Nearly all the bodies were found in the 'Jeorgia-street annex. The list of dead was further swollen by four who died from injuries received in Leaping from the windows. Identification is almost impossible, many of the dead being charred beyond recognition. What started the fire is not certainly known, but it began in the office of the Secretary about midnight. The ilames spread with amazing rapidity, and soon involved both buildings. The scenes in Griffith's restaurant, at iho Grant Hotel and the Weddell House, ivhere the injured were taken, were very Bad. Soon after daylight this morning people •ecfan to gather at the scene of the; holo- To picture all that transpired arouud and about the burned building from that time would be difficult. A .strong guard of police kept back the crowd. By 7 o'clock the news of the fire spread all over tln> city, and hundreds of per- Bons who bad relatives or acquaintances in the station began to join the vast crowd. They Bearched lor dear ones amon? the dead and the living, and the grief of those unable to lind relatives was leartrending. \\ iiile this was transpiring, the lire men, police and Aoluuteors were prose cuting the search in the ruins for more odies. in the upper rooms of the east v ing of the building lour bodies burned to a crisp wore discovered. Then the dangerous task of removing the debris began. Many pairs of braces were unearthed in the ruins, showing that some of the unfortunates in their efforts to escape had loosened and thrown them away. The body of one of those found was so badly disfigured that it was hardly recog nizable. A brother of the victim, a little K»il, identified it this morning and took the remains away. ORAFHIO A( CnfNT OF THE KIRE. Indianapolis, Jan. 22.—A score of helpless human beings burned to death ! That is the record of Thursday night. At 11:45 at night an alarm was turned in from the corner of Meridian and (Jeorgia ; treets. Being in the heart of the whole sale trading district, people naturally ex a great lire, but when the box at .. liinois and Louisiana streets was pulled und in a moment the second and third alarms were heard, it was plain the con flagration was a dangerous one. Every piece of lighting apparatus in the city was quickly on the run, and upon their arriv al the firemen were horrified to see the A ames leaping from the roof and fourth iloor windows of the National Surgical . QRtitute, located on the corner of Illinois and Georgia streets, with an extension • >n the latier street. About2so crippled people were in the institute at the time. The building was idmost totally enveloped in llames, and ihe order was to let the building burn, "but save the people. When the lire was discovered it was confined to the Georgia-street building, out soon swept across the alley, and both buildings w^re enveloped in names, on the third and fourth tloors horrible work was done. The buildings were a network of narrow halls, entrances and stairways. in smali rooms throughout the building m ere from one to four beds, all occupied l>y patients, many perfectly helpless. When they became aware of their peril they were frantic in their efforts to reach places of safety. Every effort was made liy the lire, police and ambulance forces to rescue the unfortunates, and many a'-ty of heroism and daring were performed. Tho Surgical Institute was a veritable lire trap. The stairways were narrow, the halls dark, ami the whole structure a labyrinth oi rooms. On the third and fourth lloors of the main building and nearest the alley were the scenes of greatest fatalities. In one room were two women, both of whom perished. In another room was a man whose lower extremities were paralyzed. Although unable to walk, he dragged himself to a window at the rear of the building and threw himself out. He dropped about < ight feet to tho roof, then to another, and finally rolled off to the ground, baviug hin,-en' from death, The entire rear half of the Georgia buiUiing fell in. The debris com pletely tilled the first story, and when the firemen began to search for the dead, they were compelled to commence work <>n a level with the second Moor, it will be several days before they can reach the bottom. The killed arc: Kate L. Strong, Salem, Or.j Mrs. Lazarus, Dallas, Tex.; William Romstack. Milwaakee; Miss Kate Barns, "s'ewport, Minn.; Frank Barns. Newport, Minn.; Minnie Arnold, Lancaster, Mo.; ;rma Payne. Dexter. Minn.: Stella Specs, mbe, Ohio; George Ellis, California, ay.: Mrs. Kard and daughter, Shelby, Ohio: Fannie Breedan, Memphis, Tenii.; Mortie Dickko, Frederick l'ockcndorl', Btillwater, Minn.: Hannah Brook, lay lorville, ill.: C. a. Gorman, McDonald, Mich.: Arthur Bayless. Injured—Fannie Stern, Dcs Moines, la.; Clara Morris, Mrs. Tnoinas, Indian : jiolis: M:y. J. K. Gild and Cedar ville, in-!.: <.;r;-.nt Van llolscn, Athens, .-. .: W. y. Wagner. Troy, o.; Wiliiaai 31. ALbacb. Dunkirk, N. V.; Nora KJioTrles, Independence, Ind.; Will Mansfield, Otsego, N. V.; Mrs. John Mokes. Danville, 111.: Xelli^ Mason, Wis consin; Mrs. (t. J. Simpson and daugh ter, K. Connor, Roy Harris, Nev." cr- Minnie GJarearus, Chicago; Mrs. H. H. Idena ar.d son. Many of the i-bV nre fatally injured. iddition to thooe mentioned, six THE RECORD-UNION. bodies have been taken out of the ruius and have not yet been identified. It is not known how the fire started, but it is supposed to be spontaneous combustion. Early this morning ghouls began work among the ruins, and no small amount of jewelry and valuables were piliered by the thieves. Detectives Gage and Kinney arrested a man who gave his name as Kussell. They found him rummaging among the debris, and in his pockets were money and other articles thought to be stolen from the effect of the patients. The loss to the building, furniture, etc., aggregates about $40,000. Thrilling incidents at the fire were, of course, innumerable. When the fire men first arrived a woman was seen at a window ou the upper lloor clutching a babe In one hand and struggling with the other to raise the sash. She finally suc ceeded, and her screams fell upon the ears of the thousands of spectators. No ladders were at hand, and nothing could be done. The flames were closing iv about her, and she looked back into the lurnace of death, then down to the pave ment below. Suddenly she clasped the babe to her arms, then tossed it out of the window and gave her life to the ilames within. As the child left the arms of its mother pipemau O'Brien planted himself firmly beneath the window and caught the child, which in a few minutes was smiling and happy, seemingly un conscious of the surroundings. The heroism of Fireman John Loucks will long be remembered. He ascended an extension ladder to the upper floor, and, as he reached the window sill was met by Fireman Robertson, who had pushed his way through the smoke with a child in his arms. Loucks grasped the child and started down, but had descend ed only a few feet when he missed his feet and fell head foremost. His leg caught in the rounds of the ladder and was broken, but he held the child and grasped the ladder with the other hand. As he .hung there the spectators below turned away, thinking he would soon be obliged to loosen his grasp and fall. In a moment, however, two other firemen reached him and carried the injured man and child safely to the ground. Fireman Donnelly went to the second story room, where he found a number of female patients. He took one under each arm and ordering a third to cling about his neck, landed them safely on the floor below. A search of the rooms after the smoke was cleared out revealed some horrible scenes. In one room on the third floor four victims were found dead kneeling in the attitudes of prayer. The windows were up, but the unfortunates had ap parently made no effort to escape. Some patients were found in bed dead, others I in the halls where they had tried to work their way out. A HUSBAND AXD FATHER'S GKIEF. Philadelphia, Jan. 22.—Samuel Laza rus, a clothing merchant of Dallas, Texas, whose wife and child were among the victims of the terrible lire at Indianapolis, is in this city on business. His daughter Minnie, aged 7, was being treated at the Institution for a disease of the spine, and his wife was nursiug the child. Lazarus' first information of the disaster came through an Associated Press dispatch announcing that Mrs. Lazarus was badly hurt. Nothing was known at that time of the condition of the child. Upon be ing told that his wife was dead, the un fortunate husband fainted, and his con dition is now pitiable. vai.uable horse bubned. Grand Rapids, Jan. 22.—8y the burn ing of Hull's barns here Acinon 1-., Kagleburg and a gray pacer, valued at §20,000, perished. GREAT DESTRUCTION OF ANIMALS. Kansas City, Jan. 22.—The horse market of Sparks Brothers was burned this morning. Over 000 horses and mules perished. Loss, $00,000. | DEATH ON THE RAIL. Two Passenger Trains Collide in New Mexico. Albuquerque, Jan. 22.—Early this morning a Raymond and WhidPbmb spe cial train going west and the Atlantic and Pacific passenger coining east collided at Blue Water, 107 miles west of Albu querque.and Engineers Taylor and Moore, Fireman Haggey and Conductor Moran were killed. The fireman of the special had his leg cut off. No serious injuries to the passengers are yet reported. Both engines were demolished. A special bearing officials of the road went to the scene of the accident this morning. A strong feeling is expressed here, as it is believed the accident is the result of crim nal carelessness. Fireman Waverly died of his injuries to-night, making in all five deaths. While the passengers wore badly shaken up, none were seriously injured. WUECK OX THE ROCK ISLAND ROAD. Chicago, Jan. 22.—Rock Island pas senger train No. 3, which left this city at 10:30 to-night for Davenport, la., left the track near Blue Island and rolled into a ditch. The train consisted of an engine, baggage car, three coaches and two sleep ers. Near Blue Island is a large pottery plant, and it was within a short distance of it that the rails spread. The engine cleared the gap in safety, but the baggage car coupling gave way. All the cars were ditched. In a few minutes the cars were on lire. The Kock Island officials re ported at 2 a. K. that they had been noti fied that six passengers were injured. No fatalities were reported. At 2:30 nothing more definite can be learned from the wreck, but the railroad people as»ert that no one was killed. Murderers Ilanged. Savannah (Ga.), Jan. 22.—Lucius Dot son was hanged in the Chatham County Jail this morning for the murder of Jeff Coates, both colored. Danville (Vs.), Jan. 22.—Jim Lyles and Margaret Lashley (colored) were hanged here to-day for the murder of George Lashley, the woman's husband. Raleigh (N. C), Jan. 22.^-A special from Dallas says: Carolina Ship, con demned to be executed for infanticide, was taken from jail at 1 o'clock this atter noon and led to the gallows. She dis played great coolness. She talked eight minutes, re.itlirming her innocence and declaring that a man named Mack Farrar committed the crime. The drop fell at 1:V). Death resulted in twenty minutes by strangulation. Production of Pis Iron. Philadelphia, Jan. 22.—This week's bulletin of the American Iron and Steel Association will state that the total pro duction of pig-iron in 1891 was 8,279,870 gross tons, against 9,202.708 gross tons the year previous. Tho shrinkage in pro duction was shared by most of the pig iron producing States in the North and West, most notably by Pennsylvania. The stock of pig-iron unsold in the hands oi manufacturers, or their agents, on December 31, istl, amounted to 596,333 | gross tons. The production of Bessemer Bteel rails in the I nited states in LB9I was ; 9 gross tons, a decrease of 677,tJ15 gross tons from the production of 1890. In the Hands of a Mob. Nevada (Mo.), Jan. 22.—A mob of 250 men from Barton County came in on the Missouri Pacific train to-night, and went to the jail and demanded Hep ler, the murderer of Mrs. Goodly and i chill. The Sheriff resisted, but the mob broke in the door, sr>cured Hepler and hurried down to Massan Junction. They expected to board a train and take the < prisoner back to Barton County, where they intended to burn him at tlie stake. Half an hour later Sheriff White followed with a pos-e. - ullivaa Declines to Meet Maher. Helena (Mont.). Jan. 22.—John L. I Sullivan to-day said he would pay no at ) tcntion to Maher's challenge. He was * ready to meet Slaven la August. SACEAMEXTO, SATURDAY 3IORXLNG, JAXUAKY 23, 1892. FIELD TRIALS CONCLUDED. The Work Done by the Dogs of a Very High Class. LADY TRIPPO WINNER OF THE ALL AGE STAKE. Donuer Lake Frozen Over for the First Time in Four Years—A Mer ced Hotel-Keeper Badly Beaten In a Drunken Brawl—A Searcher for Treasure in Grass Valley Conies to Grief. Special to the Record-Uniow. Bakersvirld, Jan. 22.—The field trials were concluded this afternoon on the same grounds used yesterday. The weather was warm in the middle of the day, and working in the dry sage brush made it difficult for the dogs to display their scenting powers. The work done was, however, of a very high class. R. T. Vandervoert, one of the judges, and who is one of the most experienced field trial men in the Union, declares that, making allowance for the heat and dry ness, the work done by the dogs this week compares favorably with the best he ever witnessed among the crack dogs in the East. Your correspondent last night named the probable winners of the all-age stake as Lady Trippo first, Sally Brass second, and Black Joe third. Such was the result of to-day's heats. The first heat was between lligg's setter Lady Trippo and Huber's pointer Sallie Brass, both being handled by Allender, their trainer. It was hotly contested, but Sallie seemed to have left her nose at home on this occasion, for Lady Trippo won handily. This gave the latter first money. Then Post & Harper's setter Pelham and Brassiord's pointer Nick W. were put down, and the pointer won. Nick W. then had to contest against Sallie Brass for second money, and Sallie beat him. Watson's pointer Black Joe and Nick W. concluded the trials by running off for third place. Three heats in succes sion lor Nick W. against fresh dogs, and on a hot day, was too much for him, aud Joe won. Birds were plentiful to-day and the cover where the dogs were worked was excellent. To-night many of the visitors leave for their homes, while others will remain over to do some quail shooting to-morrow over their fine dogs. The meeting has been a most enjoya ble one and the future of the club is [ bright. Fourteen new members have t been added aud the list now embraces most of the prominent sportsmen in the State. At a meeting of the Field Trials Club to-night a proposition was received from } the citizens of isakerslield to add $250 next year to the purses and was accepted with thanks. The citizens will also trap 2,(J(>O quails and place them upon grounds I near the city on which the trials may be : run, in order to avoid the long journey of eighteen miles to the grounds, as is now necessary in order to find birds in sutti cient numbers. This and the extra purse money will have a boom effect on next year's trials. DRUNKEN BRAWL. A Hotel-Keeper Badly Beaton About the Head and Body. Merced, Jan. 22.—This evening Bar ney Grogan, a hotel-keeper, was badly beaten about the head and body by Bob McFarlaue. Both were drunk in Gro gan's hotel, when the latter refused to drink with McFarlane, who immedi ately knocked the hotel-keeper down and jumped on him. Grogan's face presented a horrible sight. A physician put sis teen stitches in the face and says one eye is destroyed. The assault was unpro voked. McFarlane is the same man who created some disturbance in court at the Olseu trial last spring, going on the wit ness-stand with a pistol sticking out of a back pocket, and threatened to whip another witness on the stand, lie was arrested and his bond lixed at £200, and is now iv jail. SHOT IN THE LEG. A Searcher for Treasure Seriously Wound L-d. Grass Valley, Jan. 22.—The house of David Jones, near town, has been visited nightly for several weeks by parties in search of treasure supposed to be hidden in the basement. A spring-gun was set, and last night an old resident named Vin cent Stiguel was shot. The wound is in the leg, a"nd is a very severe one. tearing the ilesh to the bone, just below the knee. There has been an idea prevalent for some time that ihe old inhabitants of the Jones house had died and left money buried in the cellar. The man shot last night had friends with him, who carried him away, but the blood stains enabled the officers to find the man, who has been arrested on a charge oi burglary. Pogonip Fojr at Carson. Carson (Nev.), Jan. 22.—Late last night a pogonip fog passed over Carson and whitened to a depth of half an inch trees and fences. It fell from a clear sky, settling in long, spear-shaped particles. Very little touched tho ground, and the effect of the leariess white iimbs and bristling fences was very peculiar. Pho tographers took views all over the city. The temperature varied so slightly dur ing the day that it still remains. It is the severest fall of pogonip ever known in the valley, and is considered phenome nal. To inhale much air heavily charged with the falling particles is deadly. Want a Railroad. San Francisco, Jan. 22.—The citizens of Fresno, Tulare, Kern and San Luis Obispo Counties will soon take steps to insure the construction of a railroad from Port Harford to Bakers Meld, a distance of 140 miles. <>n February 2d a conven tion, composed of live delegates from each of the lour counties mentioned, will convene at Bakerstield for the discussion of the project. The line as now talked of will run via Paso Robles. The right of way has been guaranteed for the whole distance by the land-owners along the proposed route. A strong effort will be made at the coming convention to get Eastern capital interested in the proposed construction. Pay of Deputy Court Clerks. San Francisco, Jan. 22.—The Su preme Court has decided that clerks must pay their deputies' salaries, which have, since the passage of the amendment to the County Government Act in 1887, been drawn from the County Treasury. The Supreme Court holds that the amend ment, providing for the payment of depu ties from the treasnry is unconstitutional. The decision was rendered in the case of Dougherty against Austin, Treasurer of Marin County, one of the twenty counties covered by the amendment. "Washington Mines Sold. Spokane (Wash.), Jan. 22.—A syndi cate of Taeoma and Seattle capitalists, represented by James F. Wardner of Fairhaven and P. W. Dunne and L. W. Getchell of Seattle, yesterday purchased the Black Bear and War Eagle mines, in Okokagon County, for $200,00^. The mines have been operated lor four months with a five-stamp mill in connec tion, and have yielded $3o,(Mi. The bullion returns show that the ore has netted over §30 per ton. The sale is regarded as the most important in this section since the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mines were sold. Prominent Arizonan Dead. Tucson, Jan. 22.—Dr. F. H. Goodwin died this morning. Deceased bad held many offices of trust in the early history of Arizona. He had been United States Marshal, ex-member of the Legislature, Sheriff, Probate Judge, Kegent of the Territorial University, etc. Oregoii's Oldest Citizen Dead. Salem (Or.), Jan. 22.—Word was re ceived to-day of the death of Peter Ly ron last Monday at his home in Polk County. He had for some time the dis tinction of being the oldest man in Ore gon, having been born in 1789, making him 102 years old. A Xogro Fatally Injured. Sax Jose, Jan. 22.—A negro laborer named Wilton Maddox, aged 03, to-day was assisting in hauling a safe up a flight <>f siairsat the Goodrich building, when the rope broke. The safe fell upon him crushing his thighs aad stomach. It is thought he will die. Dormer Lake Frozen Over. Truckke, Jan. 22.—For the first time in four years Dormer Lake is frozen over so as to make good skating. Excursion parties from San Francisco and Sacra mento will come up in a few days to skate. Favorable Weather to Farmers. Chico, Jan. 22.—The weather has been clear and warm and very favorable to farmers during the last ten days. Volun teer grain is several inches out of the ground. Hongkong Steamer Arrives. San Francisco, Jan. 22.—The steamship Gaelic arrived late this afternoon from Hongkong and Yokohama. THE MINING CONVENTION. ORGANIZATION OF THE EXECU TIVE COMMITTEE. A Conference to be Held "With a Com mittee From tbo River and Harbor Convention. Special to the Record-Unio^. Sax Francisco, Jan. 22.—The Execu tive Committee appointed by the dele gates to the State Mining Convention met at the Palace Hotel to-day and effected a permanent organization, to be known as the California Miners' Associa tion. The permanent President and Sec retary of the State Convention were made President and Secretary respect ively of the Executive Committee. It was also agreed to make San Francisco the headquarters ot the new organiza tion. A committee of five was appointed to confer with a like committee from the River and Harbor Convention of Sacra mento, to secure the co-operation of that body with the movement. The Chair appointed Messrs. It. G. Hart, Frank Mclaughlin, J. K. Luttrell, William .Ire lan, Jr., and J. B. llobson. A. committee of three to present a me morial to Congress was then appointed. It consists of Messrs. C. \V. Cross, Rob ert McMnrray and J. B. llobson. For alternates the Chair named Major Frank MeLaughlin, J. K. Luttrell and" William Irelan, Jr. The Chair also appointed a Finance Committee, consisting of Louis Glass, Edward Coleman, William Irelan, Jr., S. K. Thornton and X. J. Brittan. The following resolutions were then adopted: Resolved, That each member of the Exec utive Committee be constituted a Finance Committee of One "within his county to solicit and collect lunds sind forward the same to tlie Si cretary in this city. liesohrd. That the several Boards of Super visors of the sevc-nil counties represented at the btatc Miners' Convention be reqoi Bted to appropriate money to defray the expanses of delegates to Washington,and that Che Secre tary of the Executive Committee be instructed to notify ihe Boards of supervisors of the sev eral counties represented. In the afternoon the committee ap pointed to draw up a constitution and by laws submitted its report, which was unanimously adopted. According to the first named document the organization shall be known as '"The California Min ers' Association," and its objects shall be the protection, development and foster ing of the mining industry in this State. Alter providing for a President, Vice- President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, and an Executive Board of eleven members selected at large, and one from each county represented in the asso ciation, who shall serve for one year, it orders that the annual meeting he held in this city on the second Monday in Oc tober, in each year. It next describes what shall be the du ties of its officers, and provides that the Secretary and Treasurer shall furnish bonds in such sum as the Executive Committee shall prescribe. Jt directs the Vice-Presidents of the association to at once proceed to the formation of county organizations in their respective counties, which shall be recognized as branches of the association. All persons friendly to mining interests are eligible to become members of the association. In the event that there is no county organization, such person may unite with the State associa tion by forwarding his name to the Sec retary thereof, and paying a membership fee of 81, upon which he shall be fur nished by the Secretary with a certificate of membership: but this shall not consti tute him a delegate to the meetings of the association. The county organizations may admit non-residents as members. Such organ izations shall be entitled to one delegate to the State convention for each ten mem bers, to be selected as such county or ganizatian may determine. The by-laws are the usual rules governing the ap pointment of committees, tilling of va cancies, holding of meetings, order of business, etc. In addition there is a pro vision that the Executive Committee may, from time to time, levy such assess ments upon the county organizations as the necessities of the association may re quire, Any county organization delin quent at the time of the annual meeting on account of any assessments levied ninety days preceding such date may be deprived of representation. This concluded the business of the Ex ecutive Committee, which adjourned to the call of the chair. The committee of five, consisting of Messrs. Cross, Lut trell, Hobson, Fulweiler and Searles, ap pointed to formulate amendments to the United States statutes, were engaged dur ing the afternoon in drafting a bill to present to Congress. They expect to con clude their labors in a few days, when a committee of three appointed for that purpose will proceed to Washington with the document. Welcomed Rainfall. Sax Anton hi, Jan. I!2.—Advices from Durango, the center of the drought stricken region of Mexico, say it has been raining steadily for two days, and the down-pour stili continues. This is the first rainfall in that immediate part of Mexico in four years. VETERAN JURIST DEAD. Justice Bradley of the U. S. Su preme Court Passes Away. DEATH DUE TO A SEVERE ATACKT OF THS GRIP. A Message in Relation to Affairs In the Chilean Controversy Expected to be I'resented to Congress Early the Coming Week—Chile's Minister to Washington Formally Requests the Recall of Minister Egan. BppfMal to the RKCORD-TJNrow. Washington, Jan. 22.—Justice Brad ley of the United Stotes Supreme Court died at U:ls this morning. His death was not unexpected, as it was known for some months that he was far from being well. An attack from the grip last spring left him in a much a debilitated condition, from which he seemed unable to rally. During the greater part of the present term of the Court he was unable to be present. With his declining years and the cold, damp weather prevailing it was impossible for him to recover. Two days ago he rallied and thought he might shake off the illness, but yesterday he be gan sinking. The funeral arrangements, in accord ance with the wishes of the dead Justice, will be quiet. Private services will be held at his late residence Sunday after noon, and the remains will then be taken to Newark, N. J., where interment will take place Monday. The Supreme Court adjourned im mediately after assembling until next Tuesday. It was stated the death of Justice Brad ley was announced at the Cabinet meet ing to-day, and it was decided to adjourn at once, out of respect to his memory. A reception was to have been held at the White House to-morrow, but has been postponed, as also a dinner which Secretary Tracy was to have given to night in honor of the President aud Mrs. Harrison, on account of the death of Jus tice Bradley. Joseph P. Bradley, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was borne in Berne, Albany County, N. V., March 14, 1813, and was, therefore, in his 7Sth year of age. He was of English de scent. His father was a tanner and had a library containing historical and mathe matical works. Joseph was the eldest of eleven children, and he worked on a farm until he reached the age of 16. His opportunities for obtaining an edu cation consisted principally in his attend ance, three or four months in each year, at a country school when ho was between the ages of 5 aud 14, but he made con stant use of his father's library, and his attainment must have been very consid erable. He taught a country school every winter from his Kith year till his 21st. During this period he also practiced .sur veying occasionally for the neighboring farmers. His love of study attracted the attention of the clergyman of the village, who offered to prepare him for college. He accepted the invitation, and at the age of 20 young Bradley entered Rutgers College, where he graduated with honor in the class of ls;jfc>, unusually distin guished as a mathematician. After de voting six months to teaching he began the study of the law with the Hon. Arthur Gillord at Newark, X. J., and was ad mitted to the bar in November. 1829. In May, 1840, he opened an ollice in Newark, where he continued in practice thirty years, until his appointment to be a Jus tice of the Supreme Court. He was engaged in many of the most important and difficult cases that arose in the New Jersey courts and the courts of the United States for that district, and his services as a counselor were sought in a number of other business transactions. His professional career was maintained throughout with great success. In 1850 Lafayette College conferred upon him the degree of LL. I>. In March, IS7O, he was appointed by President (Jrant a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and was designated Circuit Justice for the large Southern district. Subse quently, on the resignation of Justice Strong, he was assigned to the Third Cir cuit, embracing the States of Pennsyl vania, Xew Jersey and Delaware. In Juno. ]*7<), he delivered the centennial address of Rutgers College. He has con tributed valuable articles to several en cyclopedias. In \>&l, with much reluct ance, he accepted the Republican nomi nation for Congress in the Sixth Con gressional District of New Jersey, but so strongly Democratic was the district that he was defeated. In In* he headed the New Jersey Republican electoral ticket. Judge Jiradley was an accomplished mathematician, familiar with the higher and more abstruse processes of mathe matical investigation, and not (infre quently amused himself by indulging in such pursuits. In 1544 he married Mary, daughter of Chief Justice Hornblower of New Jersey, by whom he had two sons and two daughters. Justice Bradley gained much notoriety, both in this coun try and abroad, when he was a member of the eight-to-.seven Electoral Commis sion in the Hayes-Tilden controversy. THE CIIIL.E TROUBLE. Tlio Matter to be Submitted to the Chilean Confess. Washington, Jan. 22.—N0 dispatches were received to-day at either the state or Navy Department in regard to the condi tion of affairs in Chile. At a meeting of the Cabinet to-day the Chilean question was discussed. It is im possible at this writing to obtain any offi cial information on this subject, but it is generally understood the Cabinet practi cally decided to submit the matter to Congress early next week in order that Congress, as well as the country at large, might know the exact status of the con troversy. While such a course would not in itself indicate the termination of diplo matic negotiations for the settlement of the matter in dispute, it would give the public, through Congress, the opportu nity to determine which country is re sponsible for the present unsettled state of affairs. ALLEUKU FOBSCASX OF TilT: SCKSSABK. Nkw Yolk, Jan. 22L—The last Mcuiand Express Washington special gives an alleged forecast of the President's Chile message, asserting the latter will be an I issue of veracity with Matta. who came to his office prejudiced against the United States. The allegations of the Chilean Minister will be disproved hy a tremendous mass of testimony, showing that the offensive language in" the affair waa all on Matta's side, and that the ; massacre of October loth was not "a! drunken row." CHILE WANTS MORE TIMK. Washington. Jan. 22. — The Star has this: According to the best informa tion the foundation for the change in \ opinion which rumor experienced from j war to peace, is that Chile suggested to this country that about six weeks more ! time should be allowed her within which to determine whether or not she make an apology. No promise of reparation is made, but it is broadly asserted that Chile will do what she thinks is right, after having exhausted her inquiries. It. is said that Blaiae regarded this sufficient to warrant the delay suggested, but the President did not agree. It, as reported, the Chilean Government is about to ask through Minister Montt for the recall of Minister Kgan, the request is not likely to be granted. President Harrison is entirely satisfied with Egan's course. MINISTER EGAN'S RECALL REQUESTED. Washington, Jan. 22.—The recall of Minister Egan was formally requested of Secretary Blaiue to-day by Minister Montt, head of the Chilean legation in this city. Jt is said that the Chilean Gov ernment basis its request for the recall of Kgan upon allegations that the American Minister has been guilty of making re ports to Washington that were deliber ately false, and of engaging iv intrigues for the purpose of creating trouble between the United States and Chile. "■The publication of the correspondence with Chile," said a gentleman who is ac quainted with it. "will show that Presi dent Harrison and Secretary Blame are fully in accord in their approval of Egan's course." Jt was reported in Washington to-night th:it the United States Government had recalled Minister Egan. The report created considerable excitement, but it was soon learned that the story was with out foundation. MAY BE USED IN CASE OF WAR. Philadelphia, Jan.22.—Shipping cir cles were stirred up hereto-day over a re port that the Government had impressed the American-line steamer Ohio to use in case of war. The officers of the steam ship company admitted that the Ohio had been taken off the regular trip, but were careful to say that she would not be chartered by the Government. From an other reliable source it is learned without doubt that the Government has exercised its right to take possession of vessels sail ing under the national tlag when war or probability of war demands it, and un der this law has impressed the Ohio. TERMS OP SETTLEMENT. Nkw Yokk, Jan. 22.—A Herald's San tiago special says: "The Chilean Govern ment was much pleased by a cable dis patch received from the United States this morning, which, I am informed, stated that the terms required for a set tlement of the Baltimore affair would require indemnity with an apology, but that the tenor of the latter would be such as would in no wise humiliate Chile. A Cabinet meeting was at once held, but the President was absent from the Capitol. Judging by the expressions from Cabinet Ministers, I think the dis patch is satisfactory to them. "The question of strained relations be tween the United States and Chile came up in the Chamber of Deputies yesterday, and Senor Barros Luco, replying for the Government, said the questions pending were assuming an eminently pacific tone, and there was absolutely no foundation for the alarming rumors. "I learn that a cable dispatch has been received from Senor Pedro Montt, Chil ean Minister at Washington. He states that Secretary Blame requests the Chilean Government to regard the contents ol the dispatch as confidential for the present. I am, however, given to understand that the tenor of the dispatch is decidedly peaceful." VICTORY FOR QUAY. Ho Wins His Libel Suit Against the Pittsburg "Post." Pittsburg (Pa.), Jan. 22.—The jury in the famous criminal libel suit of Senator Quay against the Pittsburg Post Publish ing Company—Albert Barr, President, and James Mills, editor —brought in a verdict this evening of guilty in the man ner and form as indicted. Judge Horter, in his charge to the jury/said if the pub lication was made without negligence, then the jury must acquit. The jury must be satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the publication was made negligently and maliciously ; otherwise, the verdict must be for defendant. Continuing, he said: "It is the duty of the commonwealth to prove malice, if the words used are necessarily of a char acter to blacken the reputation, and the charge is false. The law presumes malice. In this case, there is no evidence or allegation of any special meaning, and, therefore, the meaning is to bo gathered from the whole article on the subject, and after obtaining all the light possible." At t> o'clock the jury came in and asked for additional instructions. The points on which they desired information was whether the jury would be justified in bringing in a verdict of guilty, if they found no malice, but negligence; also, ff defendants should be found guilty as a corporation or individuals. The Judge said when negligence was found, the law presumed malice, and if it was malicious or negligence it was the duty of the jurors to convict those defendants who were responsible for the publication. The jury, after half au hour, returned with a verdict as above. The J'o,st will to-morrow comment editorially, saying a Republican court, a Republican prosecuting attorney and a Republican jury have convicted a Demo cratic journal of libel on a leader of the Republican party. The PoM will also denounce the methods of the Republican District Attorney, both in Beaver County and in this trial in securing a jury mainly of Republicans. The Pout an nounces that this nullities the freedom of the press, and declares it will protest against it in the highest courts of the country. TROUBLE OVER A MINE. Colonel Dan Burns Confined In a Mex ican Prison. City of Mkxico, Jan. 22. —Two rival claimants to a mine, which is supposed to be the fabled Potosi with its hidden treasures, are confined in the same room in the Belem Prison. Both claimants are Presidents of mining companies. One is In possession of the mining company and tho other is righting for it. Their names are Colonel Daniel M. Burns, the Califor nia politician, and Colonel George Green of the Mexican army. This was caused by the appearance of another claimant, MarK Birmingham, also of California. These three are participants in a dispute regarding the great and productive sil ver mines of Candelaria, near San Di emas, State of Siualoa. These mines have had and still have the record of being great bullion-producers, and the silver mineral in sight is said to be fabulous. Mr. Burns is in possession of the prop erty, with his associates, and has been working the mines regularly, with good results. GARZA REVOLUTION. The Movement .said to be Spreading Among the l'ooplo. DKXUTG (X. M.), Jan. 22.—Two leaders of the recent revolt in Ascension have been sentence 1 to be shot. The trials of others are now on, and they will un doubtedly receive the same sentence. Nkw Ori.k.vns, Jan. 22.—A Titnes- DemocraPa Laredo special says: A raid upon Loma Prieto, the ranch where j Garza was located the first part of the j week, failed. He had been there, but the only trace found of him Mas an old camp tire. There is no doubt Garza has spies who keep him constantly informed lof the whereabouts of the troops. It be- I giny to look as if they would never effect his capture while acting under the pres j ent plan of operations against him. They probably will prevent him connecting his forces on American soil, but farther than this they will be unable to accom plish anything. From parties who have | communication with (Jarza's family, it is j learned that as long as the cold weather i continues no open movement by the ; revolutionists will be made. Pittsburg, J«n. 22.—This afternoon, at Dixmont Asylum, O. A. Williams, a lunatic, assaulted two other inmates, killing Johnston McFee and seriously injuring Antony Broimvell. WHOLE NO. 15,685. MORIER'S APPOINTMENT. The Reasons Why He is to be Kept at St. Petersburg. EMPEROR WILLIAM'S NEGLIGENCE REGARDING CLARENCE. He Continued on His Shooting Excur sion Instead of Hastening to Ex press Condolence—Thought to bo Duo to Ills 111-Wlll Toward the Prince of Wales—Princess Mary's Plight. [Copyrighted, 1592, by N. Y. Associated Press. London, Jan. 22.—Lord Salisbury, hav ing suddenly taken an extraordinary steu iv cancelling .Sir K. I>. Morier's ap pointment as Embassador to Koine and deciding to retain him at St. Petersburg, the Foreign Ottiee naturally is instructed to stale that Morier's health is improving and he expresses a willingness to remain in Russia. It seems, however, that the retention of Morier at St. Petersburg ifl due to the fact that the Government is co operating with the German and Italian Government in trying to persuade the Czar to abandon the French alliance and join the European pact, leaving France isolated. Morier, who is much liked by the Czar, is using his inlluence to arrange a con ference between the Emperors of Russia and Germany, at which it is hoped the old harmony of relations may be re established. Baron Vivien, who was nominated for St. Petersburg, has in the meantime had his appointment to Koine approved by the Queen. The Prince of "Wales passed several hours at the Marlborough House to-day and returned to Windsor Castle this evening to attend services in St. George's Chapel. After the services all proceeded to the Memorial Chapel. It was the tinai family gathering around the coffin of the Duke of Clarence. The neglect of the German Kaiser to observe the respect due to the Duke of Clarence is resented in court circles here. The Emperor went on a shooting excur sion to Buchsburg on the evening of the Duke's death, although he had been ap prised that his condition was desperate. Even after receiving the telegram an nouncing the Duke's death he had an other day's shooting, and instead of im mediately hastening to express condo lence, the Emperor did not call on the British Embassador until Sunday after noon. Finally, the nearness of relation ship justified the court here in expecting that the Emperor would order mourning for three weeks instead of three days. The ex-Empress is believed to have written to a personage in the English court that she had been pained by her son's want of consideration, and also has cause to complain, as the Emperor did not call upon her, as is the custom and duty dictated, until the third day alter the Duke of Clarence's death. The best interpretation put on the behavior of the Emperor is that he had a fit of eccen tric humor, such as now and then fre quently occurs, and allowed his lateut ill-will -oward the Prince of Wales to dis play itself. Researches for precedent enabling Prince George to marry the Princess Mary have disclose the fact that it Is the rule that, in the event of the death of her betrothed, a royal Princess must wait live years before becoming again be trothed. Regarding the refusal of the Miners' Federation to adopt a resolution of con dolence, the leading union paper, the Working,in :i }s Times, while expressing the tenderest sympathy for Princess Mary, declines to magnify this single in stance of blighted hopes into a national calamity, and protests that men ought not to allow it to shift their mental bal ance and seduce them to sniveling and effusive declarations of loyalty to the throne. The Newfoundland Government is pressing the Imperial Government to sanction the ratification of the treaty with the United States negotiated by Bond in 18SK), and urges that there be no further delay, in order that the treaty may pan to the I'nited States Congress before March 4th. Lord Knutslbrd, Imperial Secretary for the Colonies, appears re luctant to move in the matter. Tho French Victorious. London, Jan. 22.—A dispatch from Paris to the Times says the expedition sent out by the French Government against Tribe Samory, in the French Soudan, to punish them for acts of law lessness, had an engagement with tho natives on January liin. The natives greatly outnumbered the forces of the expedition, but after hard lighting were repulsed. Tlio French loss was six killed and thirty wounded. Tho natives left several hundred of tbeir number dead on tho field. Many Persons Killed and Injured. St. Petersburg, Jan. 22.—During the services in the church at Slobodsker, in the Government of Viatkia, the root ga.\ c way and fell upon the worshipers be neath. A scene of the wildest confusion followed. The villagers rushed to tho scene, and worked heroically to rescuo tho persons imprisoned by fallen tim bers, boards, etc When the wreckage was cleared, it was found that fifty per sons were either killed or injured. Arranging for a Gold Currency. Vikxxa, Jan. 22. —Tho Ministers of Finance of Austria and Hungary have opened negotiations with the Roths childs to arrange for a Bupply of gold, to be used in providing a gold eorrency. Gold to the amount of 5100.000.000 is re quired, and the bankers interested de clare it is obtainable without disturbing the money market. Brazilian Chambers Prorogued. Rio Jankiko, Jan. 22.— The Brazilian Chambers have been prorogued until May. The bill authorizing the Govern ment to assume the responsibility for tne bank paper issued did not pass? the Sen ate, owiup to tho fact that many Senators did not attend the meeting of that body. Two Steamers Sunk. Paris, Jan. 22. —Three steamers were in collision on the Seine yesterday at Rouen. They were the English steamer Sausy, the Swedish steamer Yohn and tho French steamer Aden. The English and French steamers sunk immediately. No loss of life was reported. Yellow Fever on shipboard. London, Jan. 22. —The mail steamer Orotova, froin^ Wellington and Rio Jan eiro, arrived at Plymouth. She reports six cases of yellow fever aboard on tho voyage, two of which were fatal. Doublo Murder and Sulcido. London, .Tan. 22. —A widow at Not tingham to-day beat in the heads of her two children with a hatchet. When they were dead she committed suicide. A smoke-consuming locomotive has just been completed at Bloornington, 111., for use on the Chicago and Alton Rail road. JS'ot a put!" of smoke escapes from iv