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INDIANAPOLIS THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 1, 1895.
1 HILL O Vvli4 lO. (TKAIVS AMI M'MlAYS i l'LK
Sunday, Aug- 4, 1BDS.
Ol.OO ROUND TRIP l.OO
? pKtal train litres Imlianapolli 8 a. m., returning
leaves Cincinnati 1 p. m.
Tuesday, Aug. C.
06.00 Round Trip 8S.OO
To Niagara Falls and Chautauqua.
54 to Put in-Bay. $6 to Toronto.
510 to Thousand Islands.
gpeelal trains leare Indianapolis 1:30 anl 1 p. m.
Triennial Conclaie, KKIGHT3 TEMPLARS
AUGUSTSOtli to OOtli
Tickets sold for sll r?s-ular and numr rows special
trains, August lita to 'Jitli, at rates ranging from
519.00 to 530.00 for tne Round Trip.
Acton Park Camp Meeting,
12c for the Roaad Trip. July 23 to August 13.
3 Dally Trains, For tiokits and further Information,
rail on Wj? ourTlrket Agent. No. 1 Fast Washington
street, 3H Jacksoc place Jinrt Union station.
H. 31. EKONXON, A. O. P. A.
C, H. & D. R. R.
I3ot Lino To
Dayton, Toledo and Detroit.
5o. :i Cincinnati Vestibule, dally TMtra
.C Jl Cincinnati Fat Lln. dally 8:00 a. in
Io. it Cincinnati. Dayton. Toledo and Detroit
Express, dally, except Sunday 10:50 a. m.
No. 41 tmi: K tt htrfi. la'T s. nMny.a:V . ni.
o. 13 Cincinnati and Dayton Vestlbule.rtally. 4:00 p. m.
ISO, Vj Clnrtnnett. Dayton.Toledoand Detroit
Eaprefcs. dally, exrei SnuUy ...6:30 p. in
lie. 12:30 a. m.; No. 3 f 13 a, m.; No. 3), 11:11
f .n.; No. 40. 2.U p. in.; No. 'JS, 10 p. in.vNo. 34. 10:5i
Fer further information call at o. 1 West Wafthlnz
ten street, I'nicu btatloa or No. 134 outU IUlnoU
Street. OE(. W. HAVLEK. D. V. A.
D.O. EDWARDS. O. P. A.
Tt3 Lonlsyille, Hew Allanj & Chicago Ey.
Will run one more of those popular DOLLAR Ex-
TO CEDAR LAKE (MONON PARK) and SHELBY,
On SUNDAY. AUOUST 4.
SPECIAL TRAIN, WITH PLENTr OF FiRST-
WILL LEAVE UNION STATION AT " A. M. and
Masabn?ru are. at 1:10 a. in, returning mil
LEAVE CEDAR LAKE AT 1 r. f.
Over seven hours can be Ppent very pleasantly
AT THIS FAMOUS KKRT
IN BOATING. FIHHING AND DANCING.
AMPLE REFRESHMENTS an 1 GOOD LCNC1IEON
MAKE YOUR ARRANGEMENTS TO GO. .
$1 TICKETS ONE DOLLA3 51
(m sale at Union Station. Massachusetts avenue, and
No. t West Washington street, cor. Meridian tret.
' GEO. W. HAYLER, P. P. A-
t 111111111 ' . .
5c LUMP per Bushel
So for Crushed per Bushel
TICKETS To llli lUli VC
CO Crr:u Pennsylvania Strcs
IIIDIAIIAPOLIS GAS COIJPAHY.
CI tni L H. Pcnn. SL, Indianapolis.
Water Coolers and Filters,
And all Hot Weather Goods.
LILLY & STALNAKER.
20 cents off every dollar.
Shoes displayed in our win
dow. Don' t miss this sale. Won' t
SE. J. MAROTT
25 & 23 East Washington St.
frCLEPhOriES SEMT 0ri"TRIAt
UniUERSAL TELEPHOnEXd '
a m 1 m
Drs.Couchllna Wilson, Dentists
Esrrt Ciuwn aul RrMra Workers. Fli ArtlHoU
?"eth. PlJles Extracting wltu Cocalno, Gas or
V itiUietl Air. LaiUcs'eniraaceijTooua floor). Den
e tzi lip it iu:s q itjs.
HOTEL ST. JOSEPH Oil THE BEACH,
Gt. Jooephi Yl 1 c Ii .
Now n. TL rejtnrt jr erellrn-e ( th Lak V.
Jut th Ur for liulanapolu tm;nj nn
I 1 tielr fanulij; eltt liours rlUj itti elpaiit train
t rvir :rect U hottl Fishlnx. talltntr. tauctu? anl
r - y t, w t::ractlo this Mau:i. Flrst-iass orches
t i:rys n attenlant. iabu anJ nintnj roota
( -it 1 ftny ftrst- lass hotel any whers.
S v rirfuiars an'l rat. vMreisj
. JViU 46 M'RING5TE2I. iiacictra,
Fair. PullicLibray44nO i
There's been a break-down in prices here
punctured our price-tires, so to speak
A $2 VALUE FOR
Heavy ribbed black BICYCLE HOSE worth 50c
Weary prices on Sweaters and all athletic goods.
M(D)ke aid Waiter
CHICAOO SHOE CO
78 East Washington St.,
Has purchased 45,000 pairs of Men's, Women's and Chil
dren's Shoes from the victims of the big Boot and Shoe Fire
at Chicago. I
We bought the best of the stock, and all are in good
condition. They are all solid leather.
Hundreds of Children's Shoes 9c, slightly damaged by
smoke and. water. 'V' "," v
Women's Shoes 10c, arid a variety of them.
Men's Shoes in blacks and tans .will please you, and they
will be cheap enough.
There are mountains of Shoes to select from. First to
get here will find some splendid bargains.
Women's Shoes in blacks and tans. Men's Shoes in
blacks and tans. Misses' Shoes in blacks and tans. Lace
and Buttons in every style you can think of. All good, solid,
honest leather, built for wear. Go and see them.
A handsome present given with a purchase of one dollar
or more. '
SALE COMMENCES TO-DAY AT 10:00 A. M.
78 .East Washington Street.
Indianapolis College of Commerce
Incorporated June 21. Capital Stock, $12,000.
SLortnaml. Typewriting Hookkeeplnjr. Pen.namn!p
Arttnmetlr, Commercial I-aw anl Preparator . Shol
arly faculty. A-ttial business, from start to finish.
Coolest rooms lit the rlty. More students f urnlttbeil jkh
sltlons loan hy anv thre other sohooU lu the stale.
Elevator. Tel. lul . Journal Kuildtu, Monument
Plat e. Call or adilreM the Sei-retarj'.
Wc are Bottling a Fine
1891 Bourbon and Rye Whisky
Full Quarts. Pure and Reliable.
POIAER & DRAKE,
Distributors of Fine Imported and
16 North Meridian Street..
A 540 CIGAR FOR So
Y. T. CHAMBERS,
56 West WashinRtotJ St.,
Entranr into Itate Hon Lobby.
Suicide of a INtllfth Count.
CHICAGO. July 31. August W. Kerfkel,
the Polish Count who shot himself Sunday
night, died to-day af Michael Reese Hos
pital. Hunker real name was lernon
Wllhelm DJlallnskl. a count of Poland. He
was born In Memel, now a part of Prussia,
In 123. An ardent patriot, he aided his
country In its war for independence. " He
was selected for the most Important of
duties and entered Russia as a Polish py.
After thft subjugation of his country, a
price of W.(s) roubles was placed upon
Kenkel'n head by Russia, but he escaped
across the borders ct Poland and came to
KISSES FOR DUKRAXT.
Women Try to Embrace the
SAN FRANCISCO. July 31. Two addi
tlonal Jurors were secured to-day to try
meoaore uurrant for the murder of
Blanche Lamont. The third panel
or seventy-nve names . having been
exhausted, an ordr was Issued
for a venire of 150 new names. The addi
tlonal Jurors secured to-day are M. R
uempsier. a commission merchant, and
Nathan Crocker, contractor. Four Jurors in
all have so far been secured. Counsel for
both the prosecution and defense are
pleased at the character of men thus far
chosen to try the case. Instead of beinj
driven, as heretofore, from the county Jail
to the city hall in the sheriff's private
buKgy, Durrant was to-day conveyed In
the ordinary prison van with less notable
He. still continues to be the subject of
mucn ncro worsnip. .s fie was leaving the
court room a well-dressed and han,inmA
.woman rushed toward him with endearing
words, end attempted to embrace him. The
snenrc protectee! uurrant from this ad
mlrer, and also, refuses to deliver the mmn
titles of flowers sent to h!s cell by strang
ers, a Chicago woman sends him a bunch
of kisses in a scented letter, and hundreds
or similar messages come to him every dav.
The chase for the woman who, it is al-
ieea, was invnea into Emanuel Church bv
uurrant. ana to wnom he subsequently ap
peared nuae. siui continues. The story
now is to the eftVct that Durrant met the
lady under an arrangement to take her to
a party or social Kathering. The two met
In accordance with the agreement, and as
they approached the church Durrant sud
denly thought of the books he needed at
the meeting. He Induced his companion to
enter the church with him, and left her in
a side room while he disappeared into the
library. Soon arter, the story s6es. he
returned minus his clothes. The ladv.
though half fainting from frinht. kept her
presence or minj. an i oy a stratagem ff,.
capel without her hat an 1 gloves. These
articles he hanaed out one o: the front
tvinlows to her. with the threat of .ieath
if she should say a word about the af
This story Is anonymous, and no on has
come forward to substantiate it. The ut
most enorts or the ponce have railed to
show that there is a particle of truth in
the accusation. Men ani women are found
tJ atuniincs who say that they have
heard people say that it was true, but
when pressure Is brought to bear the fab-
Tic Col LI)S6SB
Captain Lees, however, still believes that
the rumor has foundation in fact.
BREAD FAMINE IX MEXICO.
DnrlnR the nakera Strike People
Hare Taken to Eating Cake.
CITY OF MEXICO, July 31. The strike
of the journeymen bakers is Increasing in
proportions and to-day, in many quarters
of the city, families are without bread,
and have substituted tortillas, which have
risen in price. The bakers allege the pres
ent system of paying them in advance for
fifteen days and making- them practically
prisoners inside the bakeries during, that
period has become Insupportable. They de
mand to be allowed to sleep at their homes.
The master bakers say they cannot trust
their men, who get drunk and are useless,
if allowed to leave the bakeries. Some ar
rests have been made oa account of disor
derly conduct among groups of strikers.
It Is feared the strike may Include the en
tire city, when no bread can be had.
The government contHyies to make ex
periments with the Norwegian Krag-Jor-gensen
rifle and Ridrlquez ball grenades.
Twenty yours prisoners escaped from
Belem prison by means of ropesr scaling the
lofty wall. A number of the prison officials
have been placed under arrest for con
Counsel has been appointed by defend
ants in the case against the participants
in the Verastegul-Itomero duel.
The police have seized three dally issues
of the Democrat, a newspaper, on the
ground of publication of articles offensive
to public morality. KMitonai attacKs on edi
tors of rival papers are also alleged to have
gone beyond the grounds of decency. The
offense is aggravated by the publication of
Lhe matter In black-race type.
7 President Diaz, members of the Cabinet,
foreign ministers and others took a special
train to visit the drainage works.
FIGHT WITH EOBBERS
OXE THROWS TIIREK MEX OtT OF A
BUILDING IX CLEVELAXD.
Two Men Attempt to Rob the Har-
- ! 4
tholomerr rireivlnsr Company's
Shfe In Dnyllffht.
CLEVELAND, O.. July Sl.-Two men
made a bold Attempt to rob the safe of the
Bartholomew Brewing Company, on Michi
gan street, to-day. One of them engaged
the bookkeeper in conversation, while the
other quietly slipped into a rear office and,
when discovered by the bookkeeper, was
busily at work on the safe. An alarm was
immediately raised and both of the thieves
started down the street with a crowd be
hind them yelling "stop, thief." A police
man soon overtook one of the men, who
drew a revolver and, after a short strug
gle, broke away with a pair of handcuffs
dangling to one of his wrists. The fugitive
ran a short distance and then turned and
deliberately fired several shots at the po
liceman, who promptly returned the fire,
none of the. shots hftting anyone. The
thief again ran and dashed Into the build
ing occupied by the Sherwln Williams Com
pany and lip several flights of stairs. The
thief reached the fourth ilaor and then was
cornered at a window by several of the
employes. Then a fight took place. The fel
low was dererate. He knocked down sev
eral men an hrew 'three out of the win
dow. There wa roof of a lower building
ju.u below the window and the' men, fall
ing upon thls. escapeu Injury. '
A v policeman arrived,,at, this point , and,
with a blov. of his flat, laid the.lellow low.
The handcuffs were quickly snapped into
place and the policemen then hustled their
prisoner to the central station. He gave
the name of Joseph Rawson, and said he
was twenty-eight years old. The second
thief was not captured.
"SUNBEAM" STILL MISSING.
Xo Trace of the Yacht irlth Lord
Ilnildo nnrt Party on-Hoard.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 3l.-The yacht
Hawthorne, owned by Daniel McConnell,
of Chicago, arrived, within the breakwater
this evening from Green Bay, which port
the schooner cleared Monday afternoon.
She encountered the big,, blow off Mani
towoc Monday night, buts fifteen miles
off Ehore and weathered it - all night. The
crew saw nothing of the Canadian yacht,
Sunbeam, which left Sturgeon bay Mon
day in the afternoon, with Iyird Cecil
Haddo and party on board. The Hawthorne
Is bound for Chicago to take part in the
regatta in which the Sunbeam is entered.
Absolutely nothing has been heard from
the latter since Mondav night, and al
though she has not been given up for
lost, considerable concern Is felt here for
the safety of the party. Friends in Toron
to are making constant inquiries.
A BAD RABBL ,
His Wife Ak for Divorce, Charging
IHni Ttrtth lllframy.
ATLANTA, Ga., July 31.-The wife of
Rabbi Jacobson is suing him for divorce.
Dr. Jacobson is one of the foremost men in
the church. His wife's charges are sensa
tional. She charges, in effect, that the
Rabbi is guilty of bigamy. At the time of
her marriage to Jacobson she was worth
between $10,000 and $12,000, chiefly In Athens
real estate. Since her marriage he has re
fused to work, and has lived on the Income
from her estate. She alleges cruel treat
ment, and says that she separated from her
husband on June 10, 1893. She alleges that
Dr. Jacobson has a living wife, whom she
knew was living, but who was represented
to her by Dr. Jacobson as having been to
tally divorced. She not only asks a total di
vorce, but that their marriage contract be
set aside as void on account of having been
illegally executed and obtained by fraud.
GREAT PLACE FOR JONES.
.Mnklue Brandy Out of the III Peach
and Apple Crop In Mlaaonrl.
WEST TLAINS, Mo., July CI. Thousands
of bushels of peaches and "apples will be
lost in this vicinity this season for want for
means to take care of them, so great is
the crop. Through the enterprise of the
railroad companies and some of the leading
growers great quantities of the fruit will
be saved, however. Greatly reduced freight
rates have been made and much of the fruit
will be sent North, while some growers
will manufacture their product into brandy,
Tather than to sell at a sacrifice. Already a
carload of peaches has been sent to St. Paul.
There are 137,000 barrels of apples and
peaches of a very fine quality in sight.
WhisLy TrnnC FntllevStrnjurle.
CHICAGO. July 31. The Vhi3ky Trust
litigation came up in the United States
Court to-day. and the Ureenhut-Morrls fac
tion was again defeated in an effort to
postpone the sale of the 1 rust plants. Judge
Seaman was notified this morning that an
agreement had been made between the -at
torneys to argue a motion to have the de
cree which was entered by Judge Showalter
regarding the sale of the property correct
ed. The motion was made by Judge Moran
and Levy Mayer, on the part of stockholder
Olmstcad. who had part of the original
stork. The object was to have the order of
Judge Showalter modified, so that Olmstead
could appeal, but the motion was denied by
Judge seaman, ana tne saie or me whisky
properties win take piace as ordered.
Movement a of Stenmera.
TR'OMSOO. Norway. July 31.-Arrlved:
Columbia, from New York.
LIVERPOOL. July 31. Arrived: Ma
Jestic.Mrom New York.
SOUTHAMPTON. July 31. Arrived: New
York, from New York.
NEW YORK, July 3L - Arrived: Teu
tonic, from Liverpool.
BREMEN. July 31. Arrived: Wltteklnd,
from New York,
RUINED MISS CIGRAND
COWARDLY COXFESSIOX BY HOLMES
OJT IIEAIUXG OP THE ML FID Eft.
Claim He Married Her and that She
then Retired to a Content, Where
She Still Lives.
HARRY WALKER A VICTI3I
REPORT THAT HOLMES GOT AWAY
WITH A GREEXSniRG MAX.
Convict Allen, of Little Rock. IIolmea
Confidential Agent and Believed to
Have Been IIntch.'
PHILADELPHIA. July 31. H. II. Holmes
was scsh in his cell by a reporter to-day,
and talked freely about the chaTges made
against him, especially those relating to
Emily Cigrand. He admitted that he had
betrayed the girl in Chicago, and that she
had afterward told this fact to a priest,
who Insisted that a marriage ceremony be
performed. Holmes says that he took her
to an obscure place in Minnesota and mar
ried her under an assumed name, the cere
mony being fraudulent. Pat Qulnlan, he
declared, knew of Holmes's relation with
the girl, having had her in his room one
night when there wis a fire near the"
"castle." In May, 1S92, the prisoner con
tinued. Miss Cigrand left his employ and
went Into a convent, where she now Is.
Quinlan, he asserted, knows all about her,
and can produce her at any time. Holmes
adJed that in Justice to Qulnlan and "Mas
cot" he desired to say that they knew lit
tle about his movements.
Harry- Walker Missing.
CHICAGO, July 31. Harry Walker, of
Greensburg, Ind., is now believed to have
been a victim of 'Holmes. Walker, it is
said, was Induced by Holmes to have his
life insured for $10,000 in Holmes's favor.
He came to Chicago, and in November,
1S93, wrote to friends that tie was at work
for Holmes. Suddenly his letters ceased,
but search revealed no trace of him in
The Williams sisters were to-day traced
by detectives through several boarding
houses until in May, 1833, it was claimed,
they lived with Mrs. Moss, 613 Sixty-fifth
street. This . Mrs. Mos3 denies, and cays
her boarder was Emeline Cigrand, who is
said to have disappeared in December,
1893. Letter-carrier Mott says he delivered
Minnie Williams's mail to her at that
house, despite the assertion of Mrs. Moss.
The lettcjtcarrler is said to "have been a
friend of Unnie Williams, and the police
will interview him.'
ANOTHER HOLMES "CASTLE."
Ilia Fort Worth (Tex.) Honae Similar
la the Chlcapro Death Trap.
FT. WORTH, Tex., July 3L William
Capps, who is now in Chicago on the
Holmes case, belongs to the firm of Capps
& Canty, of this city, who some time ago
Instituted suitagalnst the present holders
of property owned by the Williams sisters.
The suit is brought at the instance of the
heirs of the girls, and It is claimed that the
deeds were forged by Holmes. Allen, the
Arkansas convict, who Is now so anxious
to tell his connection with the murders,
was at one time in the employ of Holmes
in this city. Allen went by the name of
"Mascot" in this city, and it is believed
here , that he can teil a great deal about
Holmes and his transactions If he wants to.
Allen was an ex-convlct from the prison at
Joliet. While Holmes, or Pratt, as he was
known here, was living in this city he start
ed to put up a large building. It was ob
jected to on the ground that it was a
regular fire trap, and Ihe authorities forced
him to remodel it somewhat. In view of
the recent developments in Chicago, the
authorities) have made an investigation of
the building which leaves no room for
doubt that Holmes had planned it for a
death trap. One room, at the top of the
house, has twelve exits by which a person
can escape, while an inclosed chute runs
down to the basement of the building, in
which a body could be transferred without
anyone being the wiser. In this basement
a large archway had been built over the
sewer in such a way that he could easitly
put in a trap door opening into the sewer.
Under the floor of the house was found a
large pit, the intended use of which can
only be conjectured. , Holmes probably in
tended this building to be used as he after
ward used his house In Chicago.
THE 3HSSIXG HATCH.'
It Ia Undoubtedly the Arkanaaa Con
vict, but He Denlea It.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 31. Governor
Clarke La not yt leid directly from the
Illinois authorities as to the pardoning of
convict Allen, who is' said to possess valu
able information in connection with the
criminal career of II. 11. Holmes, and to
be willing to tell his story if Immunity
from punishment is promised him. At
first the Governor seemed inclined to think
Alien's story was an old ruse for securing
liberty, but to-day he said: "If I am con
vinced that Allen can convict a man of
murder who is guilty, and would other
wise go unpunished, I would be stronfly
Inclined to pardon him if requested to do
so by the proper authorities."
Lawyer Capps is expected here to-morrow.
When seen to-day by a reporter
convict Allen. said: "My name is not Hatch
and I never at any time passed under that
alias. My real name is Caldwell, but I
have passed under the aliases of 'Allen,'
and 'Fogg,' and was known in Fort Worth
often as 'Mascot,' s but never used the
name of 'Hatch
When -reminded that he claimed to know
all about the Fort Worth operation of
Holmes, and that Hatch was prominent
in them and asked to tell who Hatch was,
he became somewhat confused and said
that he thought that Holmes had working
there a carpenter by that name who had a
scar or mark on his right cheek. While
uncertain as to his name, he clearly re
membered that Holmes raised the man's
wages from $1.2.1 to $3.23 per day, and re
called various incidents about him. Later
he stated that he thought there was a man
named Hatch connected with other of
"1 can unravel the Fort Worth swindle."
said he. "if I am paid for it. and 1 can
show that Minnie Williams was not mur
dered. I heard from her a few months
ago. and she is afraid to come to this
When reminded that turning State's evi
dence by Quinlan might put him in a very
bad plight and convict Holmes, he aid
with ome excitement: "Quinlan shall nev
er be allowed to have Hoimes hanxen, for.
of the two. Holmes is much more of &
gentleman, and as for me, be does not
Know anything to cause me trouble- If he
did. I would have left the country."
Allen eems much attached to Holmes,
and says he will not testify against him in
a criminal suit, because Holmes always
treated him well. He says he can convince
the proper parties that he can clear up th
Fort or;h Usd-titlea, but will do to only
for a large money consideration. His pres
ent Job in the penitentiary is not a hard
on and he says that a pardon would be no
inducement unless he could also get some
xr.oney out of it.
Notwithstanding his s-trong denials, it Is
probable that Allen and Hatch are the same
persons. Tub penitentiary several days ago
forwarded to lawyer Capps, at Chicago, a
minute description of Allen, and he prob
ably received that before deciding t!iat
Hatch was simply another alias. Allen
could be easily identified, from the fact that
he is blind in his left eye.
Convict Allen persists In his assertion that
Minnie Williams was alive six months ago.
and in the belief that she is alive now. He
did not meet Holmes in Arkansas, and his
connection with him was confined to Fort
Worth, Tex. He never wrote any letters to
lolmes. Allen declares that the detectives
from Chicago will get nothing for their
trouble unless they are able to secure his
release from the penitentiary. The only
piace at which Allen met Holmes, he says,
tvas at Fort Worth, and he knows a great
deal about his crookedness in that city.
"When the authorities come to my terms
I'll talk, and not before." Tht is all that
Allen will say in regard to the case. Allen
undoubtedly knows about Holmes's opera
tions in Texas, but that he knows the
whereabouts of Minnie Williams or that he
had anything to do with her disappearance
is considered extremely doubtful here.
Startling: Revelations hy an Expert
Examination of Ilolniea'a Tank.
CHICAGO, July 31. Experiments were
made to-day with the -liquid found in the
bottom of the vat in the cellar of Holmes's
house, and it was found that whenever
mixed with "benzine or kerosene it would
emit a vapor so deadly that no human be
ing could live in It. Whether or not Holmes
used the vapor for suffocating his victims
is not known, but the police are inclined to
favor such a theory.
The police discovered to-day the means
by which the mark of a woman's foot be
came printed on the inside of , the vault
door. U'hlle examining the oil under the
microscope the expert got some of the oil
on his hand and later placed two of his
fingers on an iron plate In the laboratory.
A short time afterwards he noticed that
the marks of his. fingers were distinctly
visible on the Iron and all efforts to rub
it off were futile. A test for acil In
the oil was then made, but without result
as no trace could be found. A finer test on
this point Is to be applied. This discovery
will clear away a good deal of B'lrmise on
the part of the police, as the theory ad
vanced by the expert is that Holmes got a
small quantity of this oil in a bowl, added
either petroleum, benzine, gasoline or even
common kerosene to it and placed It in the
vault. A deadly gas would be given off im
mediately, and all Holmes had to do was to
lure his victim into the trap and then shut
the door. Death would soon result. The ex
planation of the foot print on the iron of
the door is that one of the alleged victims
in her struggles upset the bowl "of oil and
placed her foot in the liquid, which had run
over the floor, and then In her straggles
placed her foot against the door, leaving
the tell-tale mark.
In addition to the other tests an effort
will be made to-morrow to see if the vapor
given oft by the liquid? will burn. In order
to see if the oil was a part of Holmes's gas
making machine. This was not done to
day, as it was feared that the vapor might
be highly explosive, and precautions to pre
vent a catastrophe were taken.
The police were to-day informed that at
the time Holmes was first supposed to have
left Chicago, he did not go any further
away than the stock yards district, where
lie opened a restaurant under the name of
11. II. Howard. He employed a number of
young women as waitresses and is said to
have had a new force nearly every day.
Among them were .two girls who came
from Wisconsin. A few nights after they
began working the neighborhood was
startled by female screams coming from
the Howard restaurant. Several men ran
to the building, and were in time to meet
two girls as they ran out of the hallwav
leading into the house. They were clad
only in their night clothes, and It was some
minutes before they could be quieted uf
ficiently. to tell their story. They said they,
had been sleeping together and had been
awakened by a man who gained an en
trance to their room, and who had placed
wet cloth over their faces. They thought
the cloths had been saturated with chloro
form. Neighbors took the two girls in and
cared for them, and before the police had
an opportunity of arresting Howard, he
Ql IXLAX AXD "MASCOT."
Ther "Were Iloth Confidential Agcnti
of the 15Ikt Swindler.
CHICAGO, July Cl.-Another link in the
chain binding Quinlan to the alleged
crimes of H. H. Holmes twn3 forged to
day by an admission made by Quinlan
when questioned by Chief of Police Bad
enOch. He 'sail he was hired by a' man
named Allen to go to Fort Worth, Tex.
At the time he was engaged, he said, he
had only one day's acquaintance with Al
len, and on the following day he started
for Fort Worth. Qulnlan had previously
claimed that he had no knowledge of any
crimes committed by Holmes, although he
had admitted that' In Fort Worth he met
and knew a man called "Mascot." Now
that Allen and "Mascot" are practically
proven to be one and the same man Quin-
lan's contradictory stories have placed him
in a still worse light with the police.
Pat Quinlan, under the questioning of
Chief of Police Badenoch, let the cat out
of the bag when he admitted that "Mas
cot" was H. H. Holmes's confidential man,
in Fort Worth, Tex. "Mascot" is the man
the police have been looking for. Just a
few mnlutes before Quinlan had stated
that Allen, the man confined in the Little
Rock, Ark., penitentiary, for horse steal
ing, was Holmes's contidential man. The
questions were plied faster and faster, and
Qulnlan admitted that "Mascot" was the
man who had been close to Holmes in
Chicago, and was his right-hand man in
Fort Worth. "He engineered all the big
deals for him," said Quinlan. "I was not
good enough for the fine work." From
further questioning the police believe that
the mysterious Hatch, A. E. Bond (through
whom Minnie Williams's property In Fort
Worth wa3 conveyed to Benton T. Lyman),
John C. Allen, A. C. Caldwell and "Mas
cot who figure in different times and
places in the Holmes case, are one and
the same man.
Holmes not long ago asserted that the
man Hatch took the Pietzel children to
Toronto In company of Minnie Williams,
and that if he could be found he could
clear up the mystery of their death. De
tectives who are working up the case In
the West have evidence that Hatch came
West after the visit to Toronto and was
caught stealing horses in Arkansas. The
man confined in the Little Rock peniten
tiary claims to be able to give the history
of Holmes's deeds from first to last, but
insists that he be pardoned out first.
tectlve Rea, of Fort Worth; last night tel
egraphed that Allen is the much wanted
".Mascot," and that he has given up some
By agreement between Mate's Attorney
Kern. Mayor Swift, Chief Badenoch anl
attorney Capps, vho represents the heirs
of the missing Minnie Williams, the litter
will leave for Little Rock to-night with
credentials and authority granting him the
power to represent the State of Illinois
in requesting the absolute and permanent
release of Allen from the Arkansas peni
tentiary, such Immunity being granted on
condition that he fasten the crime of mur
der on ilolmes by unmistakable and exist
ing evidence In this city.
Within ten days, unless the present plans
miscarry through some technicality or offi
cial disturbance, Allen will arrive in Chi
cago In custody of Attorney Capps and the
proper officers of the law. Attorney Capps
in an Interview late last night, after his
consultatlcn with the chief of police, said:
"There is no question in my mind that
this man Allen can tell about the murder
of the Williams girls. Mrs. Conner and
her daughter I 'carl,- by Holmes, and can
direct us as to where the bones of these
four at least are burled. As to the Cigrand
girl and others, whose disappearance and
death have been charged to Holmes. I
cannot say at this time. Alien was the
confidant and associate of Holmes for a
long time and we know enough of his
knowledge of Holmes's affairs to safely
count on his being able to tell the story
of the crimes. We will prove absolutely
that Holmes murdered the two William
girls, Mrs. Conner and her daughter Pearl.
We will bring Allen lack to Chlcaga and he
will tell the stoty of the murders as they
were committed and point to the plao
where the bodies were disposed of after
Holmes had performed these terrible deeds
Telegrams have been sent to Governor
Altgeld. apprising him of the situation
Cw'cntlrr t .1 cn ?ccad Pcs.jT"
BOUND WITH WIRES
FARMER POTTER AM) FAMILY TIED
IP BY FOl II MASKED BI RGLARS.
Ullnkey Morgan, Who Wrecked Tsto
Trnina and Started Xomerona
Fires, Again at Large.
A DARING YOUXG FORGER
GOT OVER SIX IIIXDRED DOLLARS
FROM A XEW A LB AX Y I1AXK.
Ben Bnrdlt, an Escaped Prlaoner from
Jail lit LoKanaport, Commits
Suicide at Converse.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
UNION CITY, Ind.. July 31. One of the
boldest robberies ever perpetrated In this"
section of the country occurred last night
within a stone's throw of the city limits.
The residence of David Potter, Just north
west of the city limits, was the scene. -.Mr.
Potter, was aroused about 2 o'clock this
mornlrs ly a loud crash. He jjmped from
his bed and was confronted by four men
with red handkerchiefs over their faces.
Mr. Potter was seized and bound, and his
wife and son were similarly treated. Mr.
Potter had ta'ken a large quantity of wheat
to town the day before, and it Is supposed
the robbers entered for the purpose of get
ting the money he received. However, they
found nothing but a certificate of deposit
from one of the banks. The robbers left
with but a small sum and a gold watch.
Mr. letter was bound with wire and his
flesh was cruelly cut. The marauders came
In buggies and left in that way. The doors
were burst In with fence rails.
"BLIXIvEY" M ORG AX
la at Lnrpe and Ens-nited, aa Tanal,
in Deatroyinfr, Property.
Srecial to the Indianapolis Journal.
KOKOMO, Ind., July 31. "Bllnkey" Mor
gan, the half-witted boy, who escaped from,
the officers some months ago, Is again In
evidence. Tuesday morning the large saw
mill of the lad's father at Cassville, north
of here, was burned, and " it is supposed
that "Bllnkey" applied the torch.
On the confession of burning six barns,
a dozen grain stacks and wrecking two
trains, the boy was convicted two years
ago, but was ordered sent to the asylum
because of unsound mind. The superin
tendent of that Institution refused to ac
cept the boy, and he remained in Jail hj?r6
twenty months, and Avas then sent to
the county farm, from which he made
his escape the next day. The lad has since
been at large, to the great alarm of the
people. He did not appear here, however,
until yesterday, when he wa seen near
his home. The boy undoubtedly fired thft
mill, as he has a determined mania for
destroynlg property. He has not yet beea
apprehended. The boy is a puzzle to the
medical fraternity, they being unable to
agree as to his mental conditions. Ills
head is curiously formed, resembling a
h.ilf skullone side of the head being gone.
He never attended school, yet he Is a me
chanic and draughtsman of surpassing
skill, and can make old. worn-out farm
machinery work successfully after belnj
abandoned as worthless by the owners.
A YOIXG FORGER
Rilka a Bank for VW nnd Hfta a Brief
Big: Time in Lonlaville.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
NEW ALBANY, Ind.. July 31.Charles W.
Motwciler, a seventeen-year-old boy, resid
ing near Georgetown, west of this city, was
arrested to-night, on a charge of passing
forged checks on the First National Bank,
in this city. Motweiler presented Tour
checks, purporting to have been signed by
MaJ. William Hancock, of Fredericksburg,
who had a largV deposit In this bank. The
checks were for $15, $125, $178 and $41, re
spectively, and payable to Vincent Bract y.
Ihe money was paid to Motweiler, who t
once went to Ix)uisvllle and began spending
the money right and left. He had bought
gold watches for several dissolute women
and presented one-hundred-dollar bills to
others, and had also deposited $3"0 In one of
the banks. His actions aroused the sus
picions of officers, and he was arrested. H
confessed his crime, and is now in Jail.
Motweiler, several dayj ago, wrote abet
ter to the officials of the bank and signed
Major Hancock's name. He said Motweiler
would present the checks, and the officials
were easily thrown off their guard. All of
the money was recovered except about $CCJ,
which Motweiler claims he gave to i. '
y Jail Delivery at Madison.
special to tne inaianapoi.s Journal.
MADISON, Ind., July 31. At 5 o'clock
this morning Sheriff Kohl awoke to find
that some time during the after part of
the night probably about 1 o'clock this
morning three of his prisoners had es
caped. In some unexplained manner a saw
had been taken into the Jail, and pajt of
the iron grating, 9MX13 inches, w,as re
moved. The main bar cut measured about
an inch and three-quarters, and, counting
the thinner cross bars, there were six cuts
In ail. On the removal of the grating three
of the prisoners crept out and escaped by
sliding down the wall into the eourthouia
yard, unobserved, and made gxd their es
cape. There were eleven prisoners in tho
jail, but only three of them escaped, njjme
ly, George Chapman, Ben Lapldus and Uet?-.
Bennett. Bennett is the man who ts ar
rested a few weeks a?o for stealing "cop
per pipe in Ripley count- and selling it
to parties in this city. Chapman was hel d
for the robbery of a school teacher named
Ragsdel. from Port Royal. Henry county,
Kentucky. Lapldus is the man charged
with purloining articles of clothing from
Madison merchants last week.
Injunction Suit Compromised.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
CONNERSVILLE, Ind., Jly 31. The
Connersville Gas and Electric Company
has agreed to withdraw its Injunction
suit against the city, provided the Council
will, not contract to put In a municipal
electric light plant. This compromise was
effected through representatives of Farfcon,
Leach & Co.. of Chicago, buyers of Indiana,
municipal bonus. The injunction suit was
brought by the electric company on lUt
ground that the city had reached the limit
of Indebtedness allowed by law. The an
swer of the city was to the effect that tli
school city and the civil city were entirely
separate and dfstlnct corporations accord
ing to the statutes. This question, how
ever, has never yet come lefore the Su
preme Court, and for this reason Parson,
Leach & Co. were anxious to effect a
compromise, fearing that HtlKation on th
question might partially invalidate some
of the bonds held by them. The fame brok
ers also effected a compromise In the
injunction suit upainst a municipal water
works plant in Decatur county not Ion
Ready for the Summer School.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
EAGLE LAKE. InJ.. July 31 To-lay
witnessed ,the putting on of the finishing
touches preparatory to the opening of the
summer school, which takes place to-morrow.
The entire factulty, with the excep
tion of the principal. Dr. John M. Coulter,
have arrived. At present writing Dr. Coul
ter Is in Fort Wayne, and will be here in
a few hours, ready on hlj arrival to as
sume the charge of affairs connected wlt.h
the school. The opening meeting to-morrow
afternoon will take place la the roomy
and cool auditorium. The arrivals to-day.
completing the factulty. are the following:
Prof. J. B. Gtrret,!. Hanover. Greek; Prof.
A. O. Frdenburg. Iake Forest, soeiolotv;
Prcf. W. E. Henry. Franklin CM.
leje. English: Miss Fannie Beil
wcll. Late Forest, Qermin; ll'.zs :