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SHOT BY A GAMBLER.
Ix-Alderman Whelan Mortally Wounded by
Georce II. Hathaway at Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 2a Ex-Alderman William
P. Whelan wa; shot and mortally wounded
early this morning by George II. Hatha
way, a gambler. The tragedy ocenrred at
4 o'clock this morning in "Mat" Hogan's
saloon and restaurant, at No. 256 State
street, a rendevous for the sporting ele
ments of both sexes. At about 13 o'clock,
Saturday evening, the ex-Alderman, in
company with John McGlnnis, an officer in
the employ of the health department, went
into the Hogan saloon and called for cham
paign. The had been drinking freely all
evening, and at the time were under the
inilueuco of the liquor. Hogan joined them
and they drank bottle after bottle, invit
ing all acquaintances who dropped in in
the meantime to join them. At
about a quarter to 4 o'clock,
the trio, in company with another
man sat down at a table to have a lunch
and called for another bottle of wine. They
were chatting quietly, when Hathaway
came in and stood at the bar for a few
minutes to ray a bilL "Whelan called him
back and asked him to have a drink. At
first he hesitated, but finally sat down,
ard, taking a long-range forty-eight-calibre
revolver from his pocket, began twirling it
around under the noses of the others. The
ex-Alderman told him to put up his gun
and act like a gentleman, and added that
unless he did so he would make him. At
this Hathaway jumped up, just as Whelan
made a grab for the sun, and, pointing it
straight at him, said: "Well, you .
if you want it. take it." He then pulled
the trigger. The ball took effect in the
left side, immediately over the groin,
passed through the abdomen, shattered tho
spine and came out at tho back. The ex
Alderman threw up bis hands and fell
upon the lloor, saying: "I am bored clean
tbroujth. and am done for."
After the shooting Hathaway walked
calmly away and was neither seen nor
heard from for several hours. Hogan
called a carriage, and. in company with
Mobinms. conveyed the wounded man to
tne Michael Reese Hospital, where they
left him to the care of the physicians. The
police were not notified nnd did not learn
of the shooting until 6 o'clock, when,
through common report, it came to their
knowledge. Mrs. W helan was notified of
her husband's condition by "Mat" Hogan.
Hathaway wan arrested at 1 o'clocfc this
afternoou. When taken to the Central
station he was closeted for an hour and
three-quarters with Chief Marsh and Lieut.
Kipley. where he made awritten statement
of the shooting, which the police refuse to
make public. Whelan died at 2:55 o'clock
in thy afternoon, but Hathaway was not
informed of his death. John McGinnis, the
health oilicer, who was at the table drink
in? at the time, was also placed under arrant
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FALL OP A STAND-PIPE.
Large Body of Water Let Loose in a Texas
Town and Great Damage Done.
Temple, Ter., Oct 26. Two hundred and
eighty thousand gallons of water confined
in the steel stand-pipe broke loose from
its confines at about 3 o'clock on Friday
morning, and flooded the town. Immense
sheets of boiler steel, hundreds of pieces of
scaffoldings, barns, louses, fences and all
the debris of the surrounding neighbor
hood went floating aid crashing in all di
rections.. The people of the town were
awakened, and stood in frightened groups
about the town watching the destruction
of their homes and property. Tho house of
O. T. Rigdon was crushed as an egg shell,
and afterward took tire from an over
turned lamp and was burned. Rigdon
was seriously burned, and his re
covery is doubtful. Lying out to
ward the street were sixteen sections
of the pipe a great hollow cylinder twenty
feet in diameter and of the heaviest boiler
steel. The lower sections of the pipe were
thrown in a different direction. They were
torn, twisted and cram pied. The several
barns and sheds nearby were washed down
and away. The fences of the neighbor
hood are gone, and all over the streets,
alleys and yards are scattered the contents
of houses and barns, while timbers from
everywhere are lying around in all con
ceivable shapes. 1 he damage done is heavy
outside of the stand-pipe itself. All the
houses around were ttocded with water and
several seriously damaged. The accident is
unaccountable. No flaws are apparent in
any of the broken and torn pieces and the
workmanship shows it to be first-class. The
foundation is still there solid and un
harmed, except in one place where a gash
two feet Ions is cut through the bottom
and a couple of rocks washed away,
FIVE MILLIONS DEMANDED.
Catholic Authorities at St. Louis Asked to Ac
count for That Sum by Mrs. Powers.
St. Louis, Oct. 26. It was learned yes
terday that John W. Powers, a son of Mrs.
John Powers, the Maryland claimant to a
part of the Mullanphy estate, called on
Archbishop Kenrick and presented his
claim. The Archbishop said in substance
that when Mr. Powers could show his
proofs or clew to identity he would listen
to him. This would indicate that the ven
erable priest placed enough credence in the
published story to accord tho young man a
hearing upon the establishment of a quasi
case, even, and is regarded as an important
Young Powers said that his family his
tory could be traced bacK very clearly 170
years, and all they claimed would be
proven in time. The suit will prove to be
a strange, interesting and almost weird bit
of litigation. It at once invades the sanc
tum of the Koman Catholic Church, and at
tacks the character of a distinguished St.
Louis pioneer, whose deeds of charity and
benevolence have become household tradi
tions. The suit will be brought to recover
about $5,000,000. which amount, Mrs. Powers
claims, was secured from her great srand
father, Walsh by name, who lived" in Ire
laud about ninety years ago, by John Mul
lanphy. According to Mrs. Powers's story,
John Mullanphv, just before his death,
which occurred in lb3, left a large sum of
money in charge of Bishop Rosetti, who
was then in charge of this diocese. The
heirs of John Walsh were to receive this
fund. Mrs. John Powers claims to be the
only heir of the aforesaid Walsh, and to bo
entitled to this vast sum of money.. The
question that arises now is, who will Mrs.
Powers sue for the 35,000,000? She claims it
was placed in the hands of Bishop Rosetti.
He is now dead.
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One Killed and Two Injured by a Falling Tree
Another Tumbles Down a Hill.
Auburn, N. Y., Oct 26. Early this morn
ing, wnile hunting for 'coons near Cascade,
a party of young men from Auburn treed a
'coon and proceeded to chop down the tree.
Before the hunters were aware of their
danger the tree toppled over, and three of
them were struck by falling branches.
William Dunn, twenty years of age, was
killed outright, a large limb crushing his
skull. The other two escaped with severe
bruises and a few broken bones.
About tho same hour another party of
Anburn men were bunting for 'coons on the
hills west of Moravia, when Michael Kelly
lost his footing and was precipitated down
the steep incline, accompanied by his
beagle hound. The thick underbrush broke
the force of his fall, but he did not stoo
rolling until he.reached the bottom of the
i mi r . i. lit?.,
Hill, seventy ieei ueiuw. un tne excep
tion of a bruised knee, ho was not .injured,
but the dog's neck was broken.
Millions of lirlcks Ituitied by a High Tide.
Rondout, N. Y., Oct. 26. The Hudson
to-day showed the highest tide in forty
years. The brick-yards sufl'ered a great
deal. Millions of bricks are lost. The
yards between Rosston and Albany are
submerged, and the green brick awaiting
burning were thrown (Jown by the flood.
It is estimated that 4,000,000 brick havo
been lost , in the Kingston district. The
tires were put out in tho kilns in process of
burning, green kilns were' thrown iown
and the brick underneath the sheds washed
away. A higher tide is expected to-night.
IN HONOR OF GEN. YON MOLTKE
HisXinety Years of Life Crowned with
Tributes from a Loving People.
Congratulations and Evidences of- Esteem
Showered Upon the Old Hero Yesterday by
Kings, Queens and Humble Citizens.
laction Has Been Asked from Turkey.
Intrigues Against Italy's Peace How Holland's
Future May Be Affected by the King's Death
Pastoral Letter by Irish Bishops.
VON MOLTKK'S BIRTHDAY.
The Aged Warrior the Recipient of Many Con
gratulations and Tokens of Esteem
Berux, Oct 26. The celebration of the
ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Count
Von Moltke was continued to-day. At 9 a.
m. the Count was serenaded by the Teach
ers' Choral Society, and he received con
gratulations of his relatives. At 0:00 he re
ceived army officials and members of the
general staff, who came in a procession. At
11:C0, in the' presence ot the Emperor, the
guards and cuirassiers, with their colors,
paraded before the offices of the general
staff where Count Von Moltke is re
siding. The veteran stood bare-headed
on the balcony. The colors were afterward
taken to his room. Then , all the German
and foreign generals, including Chancellor
Von Caprivi. General Kuttusow, of Russia,
and the Austrian deputation, bearing an
autograph letter from Emperor Francis Jo
seph, assembled in the great hall, where
they were greeted by the Emperor. Count
Von Moltko, led by Count Waldersee, now
entered, followed by the staff officers, and
there was a general olfering of congratula
tions to the old general.
In the afternoon the Municipal Council,
headed by Burgomaster Forckenbeck, pre
sented a municipal testimonial and 50.000
marks as a gift, in Count Von Moltke's
name, to the alms-bouses established by
the late Emperor William. In thanking
them, the Count described this as the most
valuable of his gifts. Deputations from
tho municipal councils of Munich, Breslau,
Koenigsberg. Chemnitz and Mempel pre
sented addresses, conferring upon
Count Von Moltke the freedom of
their respective cities. Dresden and
Madgeburg presented illuminated ad
dresses. Cologne sent a splendid field
marshal's baton, artistically wrought in
gold in the style of old Cologne. Mecklen
burg presented a sum of money subscribed
for the purchase of the house in which Von
Moltke was born, at Parchiin, and a port
folio of views. The Czar, the King of
Sweden, the Sultan, Prince Bismarck and
the Prince of Wales telegraphed their con
gratnlations. In the ovening the Count went to Pots
dam by the imperial train, and was greeted
on his arrival by an enthusiastic crowd. A
banquet was given in the Hall of Shells in
honor of the veteran. The King of Saxony
sat at the Count's right, and on his left sat
Empress Augusta Victoria. Emperor Will
iam sat opposite the Count. There was
a large number of guests. Besides the
members of the royal family, the
ministers and generals, there wore
present tho four nephews of Count Von
Moltke. The Emperor touched the Count's
glass and drank to his prosperity. The
Count returned to Berlin at 9:15 r. m. ma
special train. ' Count Von Moltke has ssnt
a personal note to a private soldier, thank
ing nini for verses which he had sent, and
saying that an army in which privates are
able to write such verses must be well or
dered. In presenting the Field Marshal's baton,
the Emperor, in referring to the Count's
deeds of glory and renown, said he was
proud to be in such company and to offer
the congratulations of himself and the
army. As a young man, he was unable to
add to the laurels already encircling the
aged warrior's brow, but ho begged him to
accept the baton as a memento of this oc
casion. The Emperor then called upon the
assembled company for cheers, and their
"hochs" fairly made the building tremble.
The Emperor then advanced and kissed
Count Von Moltke three times on both
Empress Frederick visited tho old Count
on Saturday and prosented her congratula
tions. The veteran evinced the greatest
pleasure at the visit. Queen Victoria telo
graphed her congratulations from Balmoral.
Th King of Belgium also sent a congratu
latory telegram. Tho Grand Duchess of
Baden presented to the Count the late
Emperor William's historic note-book which
he used until his death. The Count feels in
no way fatisued as yet.
The grave of Count Von Moltke's father,
in Hamburg, was covered with wreaths to
day. To-night the house where his father
once lived was illuminated, and a proces
sion of 800 torch-bearers paraded the streets,
Celebration at New York.
New York, Oct. 20. There was a brill
iant gathering of distinguished Germans at
tho Amberg Theater to-night to celebrate
the ninetieth anniversary of General Von
Moltke's birth. The handsome theater was
crowded to the doors and many persons
were turned away. An extra programme
had been prepared for the event. The fes
tivities began at 8 P. M., when the curtain
was rolled upon Frederick Dahn's tableaux
depicting scenes in the great general's ca
reer in the field. The tableaux were espe
cially arranged for the occasion. The life
like figures of Germany's famous sons were
E resented. Valhallu, where many of tho
eroes of the war are buried, was depicted,
andinitweTe Frederick the Great, Blu
cher, Arminins and Frederick Barbarossa.
One of the prettiest tableaux was Von
Moltke's camp during 1870. Within the
camp were seen many distinguished sol
diers. Another tableau represented vari
ous types of p.oldiers, among which were
Bavarian huntsmen, Baden and Saxon sol
diers. Appropriate music was also ren
dered. The festivities will be continued
to-morrow nishtat the Metropolitan Opera
house, when the programme will be of
Outrage on an American in Turkey, for Which
Minister lllrsch Asks Ileparation.
Constantinople. Oct 20. Trouble has
arisen between Mr. Hirsch, the American
Minister, and tho Porte over the arrest of
an American subject on suspicion of being
implicated in , Armenian revolutionary
plots. The accused is a graduate of
Bowdoin College. He came to Turkey,
during the administration of President
Hayes, to found an American college, but
the project fell through and he has sinco
remained here. Tho arrest was ellected in
the night time at the accused's residence,
and, in spite of his protest that he was an
American and his poductiou of a passport,
he was hurried to Searskierat prison with
out being allowed to dress. In the morn
ing he was allowed to communicate
with the American minister and was soon
released on coudition that he should ap
pear and stand trial. Minister Hirsch sent
.an energetic protest to the Foreign Min
ister against the violation of the right of
domicile of an American citizen, aud de
manded satisfaction and the punishment of
the official who ordered tho arrest.. He
further declared that he would refuse to
produce the accused unless satisfaction was
granted and until informed of the nature
of the charge against him. A statement
was then sent to Mr. Hirsch that the ac
cused had engraved a seal for a secret Ar
menian soeiety. Proof was produced that
the man had no knowledge of the art of en
graving, nnd that he had recently been act
ing as agent for an American Arm engaged
in the manufacture of photographic appa
ratus. The government then expressed its
regrets. Mr. Hirsch, however, still main
tains his demand for satisfaction.
INTRIGUES AGAINST ITALY.
Scheming of Irridentlsts and Aostrians
Which Are Worrying Signor Crispi.
filarial to the Indianapolis Journal.
London, Oct 2C Advices from Rome
state that tho coming meeting between
Chancellor Von Caprivi nnd Signor Crispi
is regarded as one of the greatest impor
tance. While Signor Crispi has laid upon
tho Irridentist agitators the blame for the
insecure condition of Italy's foreign rela
tions, he has made no secret of unofficial as
sertions that much of the blame rests upon
the court of Austria, especially upon the
Archduke Salvator, of the dethroned house
of Tuscany, and his Austrian wife, the
Archduchess Valerie, whose household,
which is a sort of a secondary imperial
court, is a nest of intrigue against Italian
unity and the integrity of the Italian king
dom. The Archduke is known to have
frequently expressed the belief to noble
men high in the foreign service and to
foreign diplomates that the kingdom of
Italy, as at present constituted, would be
short-lived and that the Pope would again be
sovereign in Rome. As the Archduchess,
notwithstanding her formal renunciation
of the Austrian crown, is still iu the line of
succession and is closely endeared to tho
Emperor, .the utterances have caused deep
feeling in King Humbert's court and exul
tation at the Vatican.
Signor Crispi will, it is understood, bring
the subject to th,e attention of Chancellor
Von Caprivi, i.nd endeavor to procure the
powerful influence of Germany to put an
end to Austrian cabals against Italian
unity. One o' the thiugs that Signor
Crispi will have to contend against, how
ever, and one I ot to be lightly regarded,
either, is the feeling created in military
and other circles in Berlin by the action of
the Italian Minister of War in prohibiting
the general officers of the Italian army
from presenting Count von Moltke with a
sword in honor of the venerable German
field marshal's ninetieth birthday. This
act, which is regarded as an insult to Von
Moltke, and, through him, to the empire
which showers honors upon him, has pro
voked a storm of criticism in Berlin of the
severest character, and it will be long be
fore the Italian government hears the last
DTow tlffe Kingdom May Be Affected by the
Death ot the Present Iluler.
London, Oct 20. The illness of the King
of Holland, which has now assumed such a
phase as to leave the hope of his recovery
out of the question, naturally directs at
tention to the changes which would follow
his death. The crown of Holland, in the
natural course of events, will go to his
young daughter, the Princess Wiihelmina,
the Queen, who is a sister of the Duke of
Albany, acting as Regent during her
daughter's minority. But the event would
be important on account of the severance
from Holland of the Grand Duchy, of
.Luxembourg, where the succession is con
lined to the male line. Luxembourg will
go to the Duke of Nassau, and, though in
accordance with the treaty of London the
duchy is neutral territory, it is not im
possible that events of considerable im
portance to Europe may "accrue from the
change of dynasty, for it is thought likely
that the Duke of Nassau will marry the
Princess Margaret of Prussia, thereby in
creasing Germany's influence with the
The suggestion has been thrown out that
on the occasion of this marriage the whole,
or. a letst, a part of the reichlaud (Alsace
and Lorraine) might be annexed to Luxem
bourg and neutralized, and it is said that
some of the great powers have been sounded
on the subject 1 he effect of such a policy
would be the interposition of a band of
neutral territory between France and Ger
many, which would render war between
the two countries practically impossible.
The people of Alsace and Lorraine would
be relieved from the terrible burden of
military service, and would speedily re
linquish their desire to be reunited to
GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS.
Irish 'TIan of Campaign" Condemned by
Catholic Bishops in a Pastoral Letter.
Soeclal to the Indian spoils Journal.
London, Oct. 2C A pastoral letter has
been issued by the Catholic bishops of Ire
land on the condition of the country as the
result of the failure of the potato crop.
The letter declares that if the crisis is not
dealt with immediately and effectively the
results will be fatal aud far-reaching in the
future. The government, the letter con
tinues, 6hould provide for the procurement
of potato seed for tho coming season, and
no delay should be made in arranging for
its distribution. It denounces the attempts
of government officials to make it appear
that the gravity ot the situation is greatly
exaggerated, and on the other hand con
demns the "plan of campaign," as putting
a weapon into the hands of the govern
ment. The letter is 6igned by all of the
prelates in Ireland.
Australian and British Dockraen.
London, Oct. 20. A dispatch from the
Melbourno labor unions denies that tho
strikes have collapsed. " Other dispatches
state that while the strikes still cause much
inconvenience the supply of free labor is
increasing and receives ample police and
military protection. The intercolonial
trade is going on almost as before the strike,
but m the more remote towns and raining
centers the work is yet at a standstill.
President Mann, ot the London Dockers'
Union, proposes as a solution of the trouble
at the docks that the vessels be unloadod
on the co-operative method, the men charg
ing a lump sum for the work and dividing
it between them. The proposal does not
meet with favor among the dock laborers.
The Plymouth ship-owners have won the
day in regard to employing non-union work
men. They refused to bind themselves to a
bargain to employ only unionists, and the
attempt to create a etriketon the issue has
Cannot Be Done Without Kngland.
PARIS, Oct 26. M. Deloncle. a member
of the budget committee and editor of the
Siecle, in an interview on the report that
Germany, Austria and Italy are. forming a
zollverein against America, said: "France
could only join such a zollverein in the
event of Great Britain joining it As this
is highly improbable the scheme will be
futile without England's assent Any zoll
verein against America, according to the
expression of Prince Bismarck when
sounded a year aeo on such an eventuality,
must necessarily be a continental blockade.
Even if Spain joined the zollverein, France
must act in accord with England. The
scheme in France receives the support of
only a few ultra-protectionists, while the
separation of France and England from the
continent will gratify the French free
The Nitrate King Injured.
London, Oct. 26. Col. North, who ban
queted tha members of his volunteer regi
ment at Eltham on Saturday.met with a seri
ous accident shortly after the conclusion of
the festivities. He accompanied his guests to
the railroad station on horseback, and just
after the departure of their train, as he
was riding away from the station, one of
his stirrup-leathers broke aud he was
thrown from his horse. Both bones of his
right forearm were broken and he received
a slight scalp wound.
The Currency Question In Austria.
Vienna, Oct. 26. The Austrian Ministry
differs with the Hungarian Ministry in re
gard to the scheme for the abolition of pa
per currency, and 4 specially as to the es
tablishment of a gold standard. The Hun
garian State Secretary, Heir Lang, went
to London, where he obtained the approval
of Mr. Goscben, the English Chancellor of
the Exchequer, to a plan for a return to
cash payments. This trip was made un
known to the Austrian government, and an
official paper of this city now declares that
the Austrian Cabinet hat not agreed upon
a single point of the plan.
Impending Wars In Africa.
London, Oct 26. Two wars in Africa are
looming up. It was hoped by the British
government that by cutting oil the supplies
at Suakim intended for the Soudan, Osman
Digna would be so weakened as to be un
able to undertake hostilities. This expec
tation has not been fulfilled, however, aid
the Dervish leader is likely to be advanc
ing on upper Egypt with a formidable
Advices from southeastern Africa are to
the effect that the expedition against Vitu
will develop into a war of considerable pro
portions, the Arabs, made desperate by the
loss of the slave-trade, having chosen that
place as a rallying ground against the
Europeans. The German forces in south
Africa have been instructed to combine
with the English against the Sultan of Vitu.
Russian Nihilists and Forgers.
Odessa, Oct 20. The police recently dis
covered a Nihilist printing office in this
city, and to-day arrested four men con
nected with it after a violent struggle,
during which two policemen were in
jured. Some revolvers and a
quantity of forged rouble notes
and revolutionary literature found in the
establishment were seized. The leader of
the men who conducted the office here had
another similar office at Nova Tcherpa.
whither he had fled. Two millions in forged
rouble notes were found on his premises
Stanley's Views on the Congo State.
London, Oct 27. In a letter to the Times
on the Congo State Henry M. Stanley de
clares it will be to the eternal shame of
this century if the decisions of the European
powers remain Ineffective and the
Cougo State be not allowed to
tax trade for its protection and
expansion as commercial companies in
other parts of Africa do. He says that un
less tho moderate duty proposed on imports
be collected the suppression of slave trad
ing on the upper Congo is likely to remain
a proposition on paper only.
Body of Airs. Hobbs's Child Found.
London, Oct 2& The dead body of Mrs.
Hobbs's child was found, to-day, in a clump
nf f urz brush in a field adjacent to the road
iu the neighborhood of South Hampstead.
It was discovered a mile distant from the
place where its mother's body was found on
Fridav night There are no external marks
of violence on the body, and it is believed
the child met its death by smothering. '
When found the infant's clothing was satu
rated with rain.
'Wild West" Indians Coming Home.
Strasburg, Oct 20. The "Wild West"
show closed its season in Strasburg to-day,
after a twenty-mouths' tour of Europe.
The management has decided to send the
Indiana homo to answer for themselves tho
criticisms on their life, morals and their
treatment. The rest of the show will pass
the winter at Ehl, near Benfield, at the
foot of the Vosges mountains. The tour of
the show will be resumed early next spring.
Battle In Africa, ' '
Lisbon, Oct 26. Mozambique advices
say it , is reported that the Matabels at
tacked the British South African expedi
tion in Mashonal and killed 200 men. The
report is not confirmed.
Russian Grand Dake Dying.
St. Petersburg, Oot. 26 The Grand
Duke Constantino is dying.
There was a slight fall of snow through
out England yesterday.
Sir Charles Pearson has been appointed
Solicitor-general of Scotland.
Large quantities of cigars are being
shipped from Mexico to the United States.
The Pope has raised the Bishop of St
Rasburg to the rank of archbishop, with
suflragans at Colmar and Met.
Heavy rains are causing much destruc
tion of property in the States of Jalisco and
Colirua, Mexico. Manzanillo is partly
flooded by heavy waves from the ocean.
Australia is preparing to send an expedi
tion to the south pole under the command
of Barons Nordenskjold and Dickson, who
have offered to organize the expedition and
bear part of the cost
A convention has been signed between
Mexico and Guatemala, extending for two
years the time granted the Mexican-Guatemalan
commission to fix the boundaries be
tween the two countries.
It is reported that Cardinal Simeoni, by
order of the Pope, has forbidden the bishops
of the American hierarcy to give any official
or overt approval to the Irish Nationalist
campaign of Messrs. Dillon and O'Brien in
FOUND IN A FODDER-SHOCK.
Demented Woman Rescued After Seventeen
Days Without Food and Water.
Wheeling, W. Va., Oct 26. Mrs. Bran
nan, of St Louis, the demented woman who
jumped from a train at Clarksburg on Oct
9 and ran to the hills, leaving seven small
children in the car, was accidentally found
to-day. She was hiding in a fodder-shock
within three-quarters of a mile from town.
A negro who was looking for a stray colt
heard groans from the shock, tore it down
and discovered the woman completely help
less from injuries she had received
in her flight. She had been without
food or water for seventeen days, and ex-
gosed to drenching rains and cold weather,
he was taken in charge by the authori
ties and her friends notified by telegraph.
She is still under the delusion that some
one is lollowing her to murder her, and
begs her rescuers not to inform her St.
Louis relatives of her whereabouts. Her
children are safely in charge of relatives
near Philadelphia, and the insane husband
is still at St Louis. Physicians say Mrs.
Brannan may recover if properly cared for.
TWO MEN KILLED AND TWO INJURED.
Freight Train Breaks in Two on a Grade and
Crashes Into a Locomotive.
Dubois, Pa., Oct 26. A strange and fatal
accident occurred near Beech Tree, a few
miles from here, by which engineer Casey
and brakeman Laird were killed, and con
ductor Crawford and fireman Fitzpatrick
badly injured. At 3 o'clock this morn
ing train No. CO, with an extra pusher,
broke in two on the up-grade.
The accident was not known to the
engineer of the pusher, who shoved the
rear section over the summit and sent it
down tho other side to run along by grav
ity. Meanwhile engineer Casey had run
ahead, side-tracked the first section and
ran back to get the rear end. The two met
with a crash in a deep curve, the tender
-was thrust through the cab, pinioning
Casey to his seat and injuring him so that
he died to-night. Brakeman Laird was in
stantly killed, being crushed between tho
cars, while the others were not seriously in
jured. Chicago Steam-Fitters to Strilre To-day. '
Chicago. Oct 2C. The 400 union steam
fitters employed in this city expect to go on
a strike to-morrow. At a meeting to-day,
at which over four hundred were present,
a letter from the bosses' organization was
read refusing to treat with the journeymen's
organization as a body, and declining to
accede to a demand that only union men be
employed. The letter also contained a re
fusal to fix the minimum rate of wages at
$3 for fitters and $2 for helpers. The com
munication was in reply to a schedule re
cently submitted by tho journeymen, ad
vancing wages an average of 10 percent
After some discussion the meeting this
afternoon voted on the question of an im
mediate strike. The ballot resulted in an
affirmative of 252 to 49, .
COLONEL BUSEY'S STILL-HUNT
Doubtful Methods Employed ly Mr,
Cannon's Democratic Opponent
Boodle, Falsehood and Slander Fitted Against
an HonesUOpen and Aggressive Campaign
by the Republican Candidate.
Large aud Enthusiastic Political Meet
ings at Various Points iu Indiana.
State and National Issues Discussed br Messrs.
Johnston, Lovett, Truster and Others
Bourbon Fiasco at Datcsville.
CELEBRATED STIIX-IIUXT SCHEME,
Plans by Which the Democrats Hoped to
Defeat Congressman Cannon.
Special to the Indbuiapoiis JoarsaL
Danville, 111., Oct 2C Speaker Keed's
coming into the Fifteenth Illinois district
has given a great impetus to Congressman
Cannon's canvass for re-election. It has
augmented the growing Kepublicau en
thusiasm all over the district, especially in
the two northern counties of Champaign
and Vermillion, and the Republicans every
where are working with a cheer
ful hope and aggressive energy nover
before witnessed iu any campaign.
Owing to the indiscretions of the Demo
cratic managers their plan of campaign
has been laid bare to Kepublicau gaze. It
is a refreshingly beautiful plan on paper,
but it is far beyond the Democratic ca
pacity of execution. It is briefly this:
First, to take advantage of tho friction
naturally occasioned in many quarters by
Cannon's distribution of Kepublicau federal ,
patronage, aud to develop as many 'kick
ers" as possible and to foment disaffection
in the Republican ranks, especially to se
cure tho co-operation of the disgruntled
editors of village Republican newspapers
who had personal grievances against
Cannon or were disappointed by rea&cn of
failure to secure public office; and to ex
tend this policy further by purchasing the
support of littlo neutral newspapers here
and there founded to advertise and advance
the interests of the communities, and to
make it appear that a great "Kepublicau
newspaper revolt" had taken place. Thus,
while these papers should be making a
Chinese demonstration of warfare as by tho
beating of goncs and tom-toms, seemingly
from a Republican stand-point, the situa
tion would afford opportunity for prose
cuting a still hunt They decided that no
speeches should be made on the stump by
Democratic orators, and that any appear
ance of a canvass or a contest should be
studiously avoided. This explanation will
make it clear why not a single Northern
Democrat or a Southern brigadier has
uplifted his voice in Busey's behalf
in the district Under cover of this still
hunt pretense plants for the disbursement
of corruption boodle were established in
each township throughout the five conn
ties of the district, and arrangements were
perfected whereby Democratic workers
wero to change the votes of from three to
seven Republicans in each precinct by
proper persuasion if practicable, by bribery
if possible. There are 180 precincts in the
entire district and by a change of five
votes on tho average in each precinct a
transfer of 1KX) could by that means be ef
fected from the Republican to tho Demo
ciatio candidate, making a difference alone
in tne count of 1,800 votes, something moro
than the normal Republican majority. Thus
by turning over this majority and by mak
ing further inroads upon Republican farm
ers and soldiers by other means, they as
sured themselves that success was not only
possible but certain.
But they slipped up on carrying out this
plan. Things did not move as they wished,
reople refused to align themselves in poli
tics at the bohest of the heelers. The Re
publican committeemen in every township
know just what banker Busey's subsidized
agents are up to; consequently the Demo
crats have been obliged to alter their
original design in many minor details and
take new ground. Most of their opera
tions have been directed from Urbtna.
banker Busey's home, as the local center of
wisdom and sagacity, but occasionally the
evidences and ear-marks of a superior and
steadier hand ere seen. The Democratic
national congressional committee is keep
ing the metropolitan Democratic press
supplied with slander and falsehood,
which they deal out in daily doses.
Banker Busey in addition has a private
mud-factory at work in Urbana, from which
issue weekly installments of abusive liter
ature furnished to the weekly Democratic
papers in the form of illustrated supple
ments. In one of these are represented the
humble cottage which Mr. Cannon lived in
with his bride thirty years ago, his present
tasteful residence in this city and the
Sboreham Hotel In Washington. These il
lustrations are accompanied by assertions
that Cannon could never have risen in the
world so rapidly as to afford to live in tho
palatial Shorebam if he had been honest!
Banker Busey is trying his best by under
hand methods to secure the support of ex
soldiers on account of his record as a sol
dier; but, as "Uncle Dick" Ogiesby says, he
has invariably voted against Union sol
diers when candidates for President or any
thing else, and Republican ex-soldiers are
found to be unresponsive to his bids for
their suffrage. '
THE CAMPAIGN IN INDIANA.
Large Meeting at Falrmount Addressed by
Hon. James T. Johnston.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
Fairmouxt, IuL, Oct 26. At 2 p. m. on
Saturday the streets of Fairmonnt were
alive with jubilant Republicans who wero
edging their way to the opera-house to hear
tho Hon. James T. Johnston, of Parke
county, on the political issues of the day.
At 2:10 tne distinguished speaker wan in
troduced to a largo audience by M. S.
Friend. He was greeted with applause.
Mr. Johnston is a tall, portly and power
fully built gentleman, whose voice is strong
and forcible. He is the man who sat at
Senator Jngallss coat-tail during the
memorable "roasting" of Voorhees a year
or two ago, and who was accused of
Sromptmg Ingalls in his great speech. Mr.
ohuston is both a soldier and a farmer,
and spoke from the stand-point of an agri
culturist He spoke on national issues and
ave the most powerful arraignment of the
democracy ever delivered here, ex
cept that of Ben Buttorworth two
years ago. Ho argued iu u 'mas
terly style the common sense end
justice of tho federal election bill,
The speaker had served on tho committee
on elections in the National House of Rep
resentatives and gave his hearers some cold
facts concerning the necessities of such a
law. He read from a circular-letter, signed
by D. W. Voorhees, the prediction that the
federal election bill would bo passed as
surely as Indiana went Republican. The
speaker then gave it as his opinion that if
that were the case the bill would be pretty
sure to become a law. Hehandled the pen
sion question with skillful argument, fcuch
was the magical power of his oratory and
the wonderful work of his thundering voice
that not many dry eyes were left when he
changed hi a talk to (be applications of ti?e
McKinley tariff bill. He laid open and hart
the fallacies of the Mills-Carlisle-Watter-son
crowd and struck blow after blow with
telling eilect. He hit the obstructionists
right and lett and eulogised Tom Red.
Farmers and laboring men were especially
pleased with tho tariff arguments. His
speech was one of the moot elouuent ever
delivered here and abounded in logic, wit,
humor, pathos and impregnable force.
lion. John W. Lovett at GreencaiUe.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
Greencastle, Oct 20. An earnest and
attentive audience collected at the court
house last night, the occasion being an ad
dress ou the political issues of the day by