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I Jl VOL LX1V.-N0. 88, NEW YORK, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1896.-COPYRIGHT, 189G, DY TIIE SUN PlUNTDKt AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. ,,HI0,': TWO CENTS. M
H GEE WEYLER RODTED.
Ill I Great Slaughter of His Men
I j in the Rubi Hills.
II BLOWN UP BY DYNAMITE,
ll He Lost 700 Killed and 1,600
I1" Wounded in the Explosion.
Ufa Total JLnsa In Tvro Day' FirthltnB Wn
About S.OOO Killed nnd 4,000 Wounded
Macro JLurvd Oen. Munora'i 10,000
Troops On TIM They Htnnd on around
Honeycombed with Dynntntte ?ohn I.lnn
Touched OB tho Mine nnd Mnceo Let
K.ooe III llrnnnilte OunB-fSOO More
Hrn Were Killed In tbe Charae thnt
Followed tho Kxplolon Then ohnane.
snrltls 10,000 Men, Took Ilia Turn nnd
Wn Terribly Tlirhed Hnvnna Uot nn
InklInK or tbo Truth nnd Weyler Hur
ried Hack to Prevent n ltUlne Col.
Xtere l.rlna litre the Ileal Fnct About
Wester' Aitvnuce Mnceo All Rlcltt.
JAcksonvillr, Flu., Not. SO. Col. Jos6
Iteyes. aide-de-camp of Gon. Macco, wounded
and en routo to Sow York for medical treat
rocutaiul with despatches to tho Junto, paired
through hero jestcrday, bringing news of a
character which has mado all Cubans rejoice.
There has been fierce fighting In the Hub!
21111s of I'lnar Del Rio. In fact, the most
sanguinary b&ttlo of tho war has boon fought,
anil, though Weyler's censor at Havana has
toned down Ihu reports into mere scrimmages,
about S.OOO of Weyler's mon were killed In two
III days and tnieo as many wounded.
Weylor went Into tho field with 35,000 men
m In throe columns, one of 15,000 under himself,
VJ one of 10,000 under Gen. Kchncue, and a third
of 10,000 under Gen. Munore. They found
B Gen. Macco Intrenched In a crescent-shaped
range of hills, and to Qen. Munore was assigned
tho dnty of routine him from this position,
' while Gen. Echaguo was to etccuto a flank
movement and cut off Maceo's retreat.
If Gen. Munore arranged his battalions and gal-
1 lantly went forth upon tho field, but when at
I I tho foot of tho hills tho Spaniards were met with
I 1 a withering firo that cut caps In their ranks.
. Km Maceo's men shot from behind rocks and trees,
) and gradually gnvo way before the Spaniards
jl 111 who. encouraged by what they thought to be
I H victory, hotly pursued.
ml I Suddenly a deafening explosion rent the air,
H 9 and a sccno followed somewhat like tho mine
1 horror at Petersburg during the civil war.
jUjI Horses and men were blown high In tho air
i J jl and fell to the earth dead and mangled. Tho
JfH-; , ' dynamlto mine was touched off by John Linn,
Jp$ I ' ' formerly of this city, who Is Maceo's eleotrlclan.
II ( 1 ! Maceothen let loose his dynamite guns pro-
Hi pared by Linn, and more havoc was wrought.
In the mlno explosion Col. Reyes says that
H ' Weyler lost TOO men killed and S00 more In tbo
jH charge that followed, besldos 1,000 wounded.
IH Next day Moceo, knowing of the reserve force
H fender Weyler, retreated to even a stronger pc-
HJ litlon. There he was attacked by a column
IH knder Kchague, who was roundly thrashed and
H arlrcn from the field. losing 800 men killed
Uj besides 1,300 woonded.
!H In this fight Echogue lost a leg, whloh was
HJ iorn oil by a dynamlto bomb. Ills men be-
H camo panic-stricken. They feared another
Hj mine and would not respond when a second
wH time urged to the attack.
(MV Next day Maceo retreated again, manoeuvring
fH all the while to entrap Weyler Into a field that
Hj had been honeycombed with dynamlto under
H direction of John Linn. Meanwhile, however.
Hi Weyler heard that there was danger of an up-
jHJ rising in Havana because of his failure to crush
jHJj Maceo, and hastened back to that city.
HJ Col. Keyes brought a letter for prominent On.
IH! bans hero from Macco saying: "Have no fear.
iH,. Iam like a turtlo in his shell. If they get Into
JHJP my shell, God help them."
HjK 1u tht Unlltit frtn.
ID!B Dam.ak, Tex.. Nov. SB. Lieut. John O. Hesch
I W n of I'lnar del Uio. Cuba, arrived in Dallas yes.
II terdny evening and took n night train for New
ll York. He came direct from Cnlin to Galveston,
HI haying loft the Island unknown to tbo Spanish
III authorities.
I He declined to give Dallas nonspaper men
I anything for publication, hut said to an nltach6
II of the St. GoorRoHotol that the Cuban army is
Ml In no danger from Wuyler'B foreos.
knw Ho left I'lnar del Illo on Nov. 8, after having
Iff been In nrtlvu Ilelit service nl Artemlra and
III Candvlarln, nnd at ttiut tlmn Gen. Maceo's
IH army had tho adrantnee of tlm fntlro situation.
MmS Lieut. Itusuli U beliuv ed to bu tlio lienrer of con
BH lldentlai commuiilcHllons to tho Cuban Junta In
M New Vork.
H OOO llomei Tor HpnnlnrdB In Cubn.
HJ Dallas, Tex., Nov. 20. Three hundred West
jH Texas raided horsen, nccupyitic; three special
HE trains of rlulit cur escli, imcd through Dallas
IM to-day ovor tlio 'lexas l'nclllo liallway for Now
jMM Orli'uiiB. Tli-y wrn in chargu nf Seilor Alberto
A UtgKl of Ilnvana, Cuba, iurcliantiu nirent nf
1 the Spanlsli Oo eminent. Twelve subordinates
! were tvllh lilln.
Kl The hnrHci w 111 be shipped from New Orleans
B to Havntin for us In the KpanMi cavalry and
B artillery service. The uverntru nrko paid for tliu
(Hi horses, which are of the utcrage ranch-raised
HM species, was 10 a huud,
HH Tbe Murdered lluvnnn Hludente,
flPk Funeral services will bo held at 10 o'clook to-
IS day at tho Church of bt. Leo, under the auspices
(Aw of the prufertlonal club Ocar I'rlmrlles, to
IjH commomornte thx shontlngiif tho eight lluvana
IB medical students by the. Snanlsh volunteers on
mwm Nov, ST, 1H71. A reijuleiu mats lll b celo.
H bratcd and the Hev. Katlier l)uce will pro.
m IM nounro an oration. At H o'clock In the evening
IH a meeting will take placo at flilrkurlng llnll. In
IK which speeches will be ilellveri'cl by Cliarlcs A,
m Dana, W. llourko Cockrun. Manuel s.-uiu'iilly,
11 Dr. Knrlijue Jua6 Varouu, Dr. Gastun, uml Dr.
I Uaruet.
I i B Cnnndlnn Arrested In Ifnvnun,
I I OTfAWA, Nov. 20. Mr. It. W. hcott, Heere.
I.I tary of Stale, rccohed a tolcgraiu to-day from
j( Havana paring that two C'unaillans had been
LW 111 arrested there for being In some way connected
N H with tho Oubnii riibvlllnn, Mr. hcritl at once
.S H communicated with Sir Donald Smith. Canadian
fH fflr High Commissioner nt London, nilvMnif him to
H AW lay the matter before tho Cnlnnlul Hecreiary. A
,H fF reply was received from thulilgh Commissioner
VM sayintf that ho had done so.
IHI FlBUtlusc la tbo Phlllnplnr.
HVl MADIlIIi. Nov. 20. A despatch from Manila
jM I says that the Spanish troops under Major Artega
HI hare defeated a body of I'lilllpplnu insurgents,
whose losres in killed und woundid ucre up-
M I ward of 400 men. r
BL.' I U.AOO Boldlrra Htart for Cuba.
I I ' IUHCELONA. Nor. SO.-The steamers Alicante
H and Huenos Ayres sailed hence to-duv for Cuba.
having on board d.HOO troops und a quantity o
l . arms and ammunition. H " U4
ra
vtetlews BiLrr.it hills.
He Ordera an Issue ofSEO.OOO.OOO to Take
tberine or the Gold Hills.
Havana. Not. SO.' Tho Official Oatetlt will
shortly pnbltsh a decree Issued by Captain-General
Weyler ordering the redemption of the
present gold bills In fifteen days, and n new
Issue of $20,000,000 111 silver bills In place of
them.
A number of planters consulted Gen. Weyler
to-day In order to obtain permission to grind
sugar cano at their own risk. Their request
was refused, on the ground that the ordor stop
ping grinding was of a general character, and
would be onforced without any xcoptlon being
made.
Lopez Coloma, who It was announced would
be shot this morning for tho crime of rebellion,
waskeptlntbe chapel for the condemned for
twenty-four hours. He nas oxeouted this even
ing. No reason was given for the unusual
delay.
Two trains on the Western Railroad were
fired upon by Insurgents yesterday In the Prov
ince of I'lnar del Illo. The conductor of one of
the trains was wounded.
cuitA xx ooxaitEsa.
Tha.T.eBlslntlnn Proposed nnd Passed nt
the Last Heaalon.
Wamhsotom, Not. 211. A glance at the his
tory of Cuban legislation proposed in tho last
session of Congnss goes to confirm the Impres
sion tlint without ndecUlvo bnttlo In Cuba tho
altitude cf this Government tonard thntcoun
try will not be radically changed In the ap
proaching session. Tho records show that no
less than thlrty-thrco different and distinct
declarations regarding tho struggle In that
Island were presonted In tho first session of tho
Fifty-fourth Congress. Oftheso. eighteen orig
inated In tho Sonato nine Joint resolutions,
two concurrent resolutions. And seven slmplu
resolutions and fifteen In tho Hotiso of Repre
sentatives three Joint resolutions, three con
current resolutions, and nlneslmple resolutions.
Of all these, only ono successfully passed all
Btagosof consideration nnd received the signa
tures of tho President of tho benato and the
Speaker of the House. That was tho concur
rent resolution Introduced l-y benatur .Morgan
from the Commlttco on Forulgn Relations,
reading as follows:
Ittiohtd. That tn tbe opinion of CoegreM a condi
tion of publlo war ealits netween tbe itort rnnunt of
Spain and the Hoerutnenl provilaltned anil for nomo
time maintained by force ot arms by the people of
Cuba, ant thai tbe Untied Alalia of Amerha thuuid
maintain a strict neutrality letweeu the cunienttnif
power, according: to each all tht rlchta of belliger
ents In tbe pons and territory of the united Statea.
While this was under consideration Senator
Cameron moved an amendment suggesting that
tbe United States should Interveno by Us
friendly offices to put an end to the struggle. In
lieu of which the Committee on Foreign Rela
tions submitted tbe following, which was
adopted aa a part of the original resolution.
fr'arrd further. That tlio frlondlr offices of the
United States should to orTerrd by the I'reiMrnt to
ib spanlih Government fur the recognition of tha
Independence ot Cuba.
When the matter got Into the House the fol
lowing substitute for tho benate resolution was
adopted:
Betotvrd, That. In the opinion of Congress, a state of
publlo war exmts In Cu(m, the parllea to which an
entitled to belligerent rights, and the United Mates
should observe a strict neutrality between tbo but
lUie rents.
Reautlnl. That Congreas deplorea the destruction of
life and property cauned by trie war now waging In
that Uland. and. believing that the only permaeens
solution of the corneal, equa ly In tna Interests of
bpaln. lha people of Cuba, anu other nations, would
be In tbe eatabiutiment uf a goTrrnment by tr.a cholc
of tbe people of Cuba, It Is tlio Keuse or Congress that
tha Uorernmeut or the United Mates should use Us
good oRlces nnd friendly iiifluiiee to that end.
ffefofrrd. That the United States has not Intervened
In strugrtes bvtwern any European Uort rnmenta and
tnelr colonies on this continent, but rrom the very
close relations between the people of the United
btates and those of Cuba, In consequence of Its proa.
IniJtjr and the eateatof tba commerce bstwern tbe
two peoples, tbe present war la entailing such losses
upon the people of the United states that conxress Is
oi opinion that the Government or the United Mates
sbould De prepared to protect ln legitimate Interests
ot our eltlxens by Intervention, If necessary.
In conferenco, however, the Senate proposi
tion was agreed to and was finally passed.
It was freely stated about the Cnnitol last ses
sion tbatthe failure nf Congress to take a more
decisive stand than Hint outlined in a concur
rent resolution, which required no Executlvo
action, was duo to the expressed dclre of Presi
dent Cleveland that nothing should bo done
which would embarrass or constrain his Ad
ministration in any way rrgardlmr the Cuban
question. So far as can be lenrtied. thero has
been no change In the vlows of the Executive In
this regard.
ITETZEIt TO TUE rAItilEItS.
They Must Talis Their Corn to the To aa
or lie Treated ni Junemlen orrlpislu.
Havana, Nov. 20. Captain-General Wcylor
Issued a decrco to-day notifying all growers of
corn In the provlnccsof Plnnrdel Rio, Havana,
and Matanzas to gather together nil of tho
corn still In their possession and transport it to
tho nenrest towns and settlements by Dec. 20.
After that dato all corn found in the possession
of farmers will bo regarded as contraband uf
war and Its owners will be liable to rrlinlnnl
proceedings on a rhnrge nf disloyalty.
An official despatch has lienn received hero
announcing that n body of troops under Gen.
Figueroa attacked and defeated a hand of Insur
gents nt San Jose, in tho province or Matanzas,
Nine of the Insurgents wore killed.
Official advices have also been received of tbe
defeat of a forco of Insurgents at El Cano. In
tho province nf Havana, by u body of troops
commanded by Col. Dnrango. ten of the former
being Killed. Tho losses of tbo Spaniards In
both engagement, according to the official de
spatches, were only six men wounded.
JtVTCIIEltEn A.V AMERICAX.
Hpnnleh Gnerrlllna Ifraarced Otaao from ilia
Tied nnd 31urdered lllm.
The American citlren, Enrique Otazn, was
butchered by four Spanish guerillas on tbo
night of Oct. HI. Otazo was a oil. to-do
farmer. Hn had Just gone to bed when tho
guerrillas broko into'hls hotiso nt tho town of
Gnayabales, in tho district of Clonfuegos, and
eating that they acted under instructions ro
cclved from Capt. Mnrtl, military commander
of tlio place, dragged 111 Mi out nf tlio house. All
inquiries as to Olaro's fate protrd fruitless un
til the guerrillas confessed while Intoxicated
that thev had macliuted tlio American, which,
ther ndded, wns tho only sny to get rid of
United States cltlrens, Otnro was duly regis
tered at tha American consulates In Havana
and t'lenfui'gos. Two of his brothers had been
previously murdered by the Spanish, Another
brother lives In New York, and snys Hint hn
will Illo a claim against Spain for damages ns
soon us ho reculvi-s from Cuba certain docii
mniiis which ho Is now expecting In connection
with Eurlquu's murder.
anr.ATUR xr.w route o. a. u.'s.
Herr Tnraeen'a Aasnelutlon Ortcualalnsr. In
HlKty.oan Aaaemblj lllalrlcta.
There Is one political orgunizatlon In this city
which considers the Greater Now Vork consol
idation scheme as good as accomplUhed and Is
already organizing for the municipal light nf
next year on that theory. The members of tills
organisation wore known In 1HIH and last year
as Garoos. Tills year tliey dropped tho snrd
"reform" from their name, nnd now they call
their organisation the German American Union.
Herman Kidder of tha Nfiiui y.cttuwj, Intornal
Revenue Collector Edward Grosse, and Sherlll
Tamscn are among tho leaders. Tho plan of the
new organization as outlined by Mr. Rldder
yeslerduy is briefly tills:
Thero are elxly.one Assembly districts In tho
Greater New Vnrk, ltli parts nf three nthers.
The factions, for tlio niriiig of tlio cininly or
gnnlatiiin, will Iw treated as pnriH rnrli of nil
ud joining illi-trii't 'I hero III hunGchorol Com
mittee, composed ot two hundred voting mom
lierB from each of Hie nlxty-uno Assembly dis
tricts, nnd in many inom at doslie to enroll
This arrangement contemplates a committee of
nut less than K'.UuO, which will have to hire tho
Madison Squarn Garden when It meets or meet
out of doors, An Kxeiutlva Committee of Ullfi,
or file from eacli dlsir'ct, is uUo provided for,
nnd tho whole nrimhliiilon will bo under tho
nlrcrllon of a I'ommltttii nn Organlratlou.coiu
posed nf elxty-orie district leaders,
Mr. lltdiler mid )esrilny that the work nf
enrollment Is in progress not only In tills city,
but In Kings. (Jin-ens and Richmond counties,
and thut a nieetlhg nf the General Committee
will behold as soon as tho organization Is per
fected. Ah to tho part the G, A, U.'s will play
In the next municipal mutest, Mr. nidder was
silent, lie would iihlysnyi
"It has been demonstrated that effective
political work ooniint ho accomplished without
organization, and wo are going to be prepared
to do ellectlvo work," "
' iiiMsisiiiiiii'ifiiisiiaisaaaaSaamaasi -",-, '; .,
DIED IN A FOOTBALL GAME.
TOVXO WALT Kit S. ZIVE KILLED
AT ritOSl'ECT VAJIK.
The Game Was llttweea Tiro Teams or
Ilnya tletween 1st nnd n Years-Itne
Itnd the nail, IVna Tackled, nnd
Ilia Opponent Piled Down Vpen Him,
At tho very end of the football loaion has
eomo the only fatal accident ot the game In this
vicinity. Waller B. Rue. 10 years old, Hying at
720 Carroll strcot, Drooklyn, was killed yester
day noon at a match game In Prospeot Park,
Ilrooklyn. The police say that he was acting aa
umpire, but two boys who wore In the gam say
that he was ono of the players.
The game was betwocn tha second or Junior
team of tho Manual Training Sobool nnd
a picked team calling themsolvos tho Eurekas.
All tho players were boys between 14 nnd It)
years old. Young Hue, who wns n freshman at
the Ilrooklyn High School, played, It Is said,
with tho Eurekas. The game began nt about
half past 11 on Field 27 of the parade grounds
in Prospect Park. It was holly contested, and
during the first half tho play was hard and fast.
It was early In the second half that tho acci
dent occurred. Whnt seems to be tha most
tlkoly explanation Is this: Tho bnll was punted
nnd tho catch missed. Instantly all tho players
plunged after tho ball, which went bounding
ovor tawntd tho sldo lines. Ruo roached It
first, picked It up. and started toward the op
ponents' goal, but was tackled and thrown,
falling n Itli tho bnll under him.
"Down," ho cried ns ho fell, but either the
other players did not hear him or were too ex
cited to heed, for they piled on top of him In n
heap. When the heap finally disentangled
Itself. Rue lay still on the ground.
" Ho's got the n lnd knocked out ot him," said
ono ot tho players. "He'll be nil right In a
minute. Here, help me got him on his feet."
Tw'o or three of them lifted tho boy td his feet.
He seemed to make nn attempt to stand, but his
knees gavo way and ho sank down again,
" He's getting black in tho face," crltd one of
the boys. "Look at htm. He's hurt badly.
Run for n doctor, somebody."
Wood noneared on Rue's lips, and at this the
other players, thoroughly frightened, scattered
to look for help. One of them found Park Po
liceman Chutnley on duty at one of the other
football fields in the Park, and brought him to
tho place. After one look at the boy, tbo police
man sent In an nmbulanco call. Meantime some
ono else had got a tlavg and was trying to make
tbe Injured boy swallow Home whiskey, but Rue
nas qulto umnnsclous. He never regained con
sciousness. On the arrival of an ambulance
from the Seney Hospital. Dr. Otis, who wns In
charge, pronounced tho case a very seriods one.
" He has a hemorrhage from tho lungs and Is
liable to die," said the ductor.
Tho boy died on the way to tbe hospital, with
in fifteen minutes after ho was hurt. This acci
dent put n stop to the game, and tho players
scattered, en that when the police came to make.
Inquiries they could get only the siatemeuts of
cbancn spectators who had remained tn the
vicinity. From such Information they made
nut that Rue had been umpiring the game, and
being unable to get out of tbe way of a rush bad
been butted In the stomach by one of the run
nors who was chasing the ball ns It rolled to
ward the sldo line.
After the body was taken to tho hospital It
was remoied to the home of the parents, upon
a rormlt helng ned for Its removal. Tho
police made inquiries from the dead boy's
mother and sister, but they could tell nothlug
except that Walter hail gone out that morning
to play football, as be had frequently done on
other mornings. A statoment was made to the
reporters by Clarence Dasulne, of 302 Sixth
avenue, Drooklyn. who played on the Manual
Training School team.
" Rue was playing with the Eurekas," he said.
"Iltwu tackled while running with the ball
nr.d fell; bat when the taokler got up Rue lay
still. .We supposed he was winded, and as we
went to nick mm up he half rota and fell down
again, 'I ben we saw he was badly hurt und we
ran for help."
William Drill, another member of the team,
made a similar statement. Eugene Harrison of
0S7 Tenth street. Ilrooklj n. w ho also played In
the game, gavo a somowhat more detailed ac
count. "Tbe ball had been fumbled and everybody
was chasing It. Hue mnde n dash for It,
ricked it up, and started to run, but was thrown,
think he called 'Down,' but everybody piled
onto him, and I suppose, the weight was what
hurt him, for ho luokrd like a man that has
been choked when we tried to get him up. The
game was uot a rough ono. It was Just llko any
other nf the gamos we have played. Ruowasu't
umpiring at all. H played through tho first
half, anil wns hurt Just after the second half
began. I don't think anybody In particular la
to blame."
Rue's father Is Frederick Rue. a bookkeeper.
Wnltur was tho only son. An older brother
died a few years ago of consumption, and it Is
likely that Waller's lungs were weak, although
lie was a sturdy hoy. fond of rough sports. Tho
police are Investigating tho case, and arrests
may follow.
'I wii players In the Clarendon nnd Hercules
football teams wore disabled nnd had to he
carried olf tho field during the gama on tho
Wllliamsburgh Atlilollo Club's grounds In
Kliiglaud nvcnuoesterday. Thoy werol Frank
lUnrle. Ill tears old. who Hies In llensonhurt,
and Tracy Low. aged 10. of 230 South Fourth
street. Tho former received a severe bruise on
the hip nnd Low's shoulder was dislocated.
There was also a mishap nt the game of the
Polytechnic hojs and tbe High School boys nt
the Eastern Park. James D, Gill, In years old,
who was playing half back on tho Polytechnic,
was severely Injured in a tisckle, one of the
High School boys striking hi in on the head with
his knee.
He wns unconscious when carried off the
field, und it was at first supposed had sustained
concussion nf the brnln. llefore his removal to
his home, which was said to be In Plcrrepont
street, accompanied by his two sisters, a doctor
who had been In attendance on him said that
tho injuries wero less serious, consisting mainly
of shock.
CUT HATE 1'OSTAOE BTAZTrB.
Hlory or a OICS.OOO Hpeeulntlon-Colum-klnn
8-' Offered at 91.13 aeh.
The announcement made by Albrecht Loewlt,
a city stamp collector, that ho has for salo
about $20,000 worth ot the original unused
Ibsuu of the Columbian J'.' stamps nt $1.7.1 each
has attracted tho attention of local stamp ax
perls, Mr, Loewil Is a member of mnny phllat
ello societies lu this country, Canada, and Ger
many. " The reason," ho sold yesterday, "that I am
ablo to offer these stamps at such a reduction is
that they are what Is left of a big speculative
purchase made bv a collector when thu Colum
bian stamps wero first Issued. 'I he collector has
since died, and I am disposing of the remainder
of the etock to closu up tho estate fur his widow.
This collector hud $12S,000 to Invest about the
time of the Issue of tho Columbian stamps. He
was hesitating what aortof an Investment to
make with It. At the tlmo thero wns n perfect
furor" to get the Columbian stamps, Tho
tollectur, hy my niUIco, invested tho whole
nt the $125,000 III full collections uf
the stamps from ono cent to $5, He sold
onfall but about 520,000 worth at u Premium.
For the $2 htatup ho got as high ns 4. They
are quoted at tS apiece now hy smnn dealers,
'llm profit In tho xpeculatlvo enturc was so
handsome that It Is easy for tlio widow tu let
what Is left go nt n reduction of 2.1 contBon
each $2 atainp, oven though "lie loses lu odd!
Hull thu Interest S20.00U would draw hnd It
been deposited lu a bunk or insecurities draw
ing Inlnrrsi, This lns Is many times ulfset by
tho previous profit nn Ilia other sales. Specu
lation in the purchase, uf stamps Is not by any
means ns uncommon, hut, of couise.su large un
Investment iih was mado lu this particular case
Is a record breaker. 'I ho loiurn, lionnter, was
rapid ami the profit sure, so it ranked ns a good,
though Miinen hat fantastic and dnrllng exper
iment. ItUonl) ono of many ways of making
mouoy."
KRSSISUTOX VAILS IN THE FIELD.
A. Horse Hnosv Price Winner Comes to Drier
m m II tint.
LsKmnori, N. J.,Nov, 20.-ThcOcean County
Huntt lubliild un oxcltlng run this afternoon
III which Kensington, tho prlzo winner in tho
Jumping i lass uf the recent horse show, refused
fences readily taken by Mr. J. J. IJwjor'a Lord
Lyon. 'J he meet was at the Laurel House, und
the first throw In was In the North Woods,
The second Jump, u pretty doublo Into a road,
was approached by Air. Dwyer und Stanton
Elliott, who rude Kensington, almost side by
side. Lord L) on made a beautiful Jump, while
Kensington bolted and was left In the rear, At
the tenth Jump Kensington went down, throw
lug his rider heavily, but Mr, Elliott quickly
recovertd and remounted. r
BUEBHAX DOEBX'T WANT TO QVIT.
Back from Pittsburgh with n SOOO.OOO
Coatracl-The Tamnnnr Btluntlon,
John C. Sheehan retorned yesterday morning
from Pittsburgh, where he hat Just made a con
tract for ft $000,000 publlo Improvement, Ha
was asked about tho rumors of his retirement
from the leadership of Tammany Hall, and ho
said ho had no Idea who could be Inspiring
thorn. Ho declared his lntontlon of doing all
ho can to securo o Tammany victory next year,
and evldcncod almost an eager deslte to con
tinue In tho leadership till such a victory Is
won. Ho did not say In so many words that he
proposes to hold on, but what hn said and the
things ho loft unsaid, taken tn connection with
some of his ante-elcctlon utterances, conveyed
that Idea,
To many friends prior to the election Mr.
Shcchnn said that he would liko to relinquish
tho leadership, providing tho Tammany tloket
won. Otherwise ha tntonded to stay In harness
until ho could record ft victory as the result of
his directorship of the affairs of the organiza
tion. Attacks which were mado on htm
within tho organization by County Clerk
Pnrroy and others strengthened him In
this purpose, and It was said yesterday
that Sir. Croker'a words of praise for Mr. Bhee
ban's wurk, published In TiikSuk, were merely
a notice to the district leaders that It Is Mr.
Crokcr'swlsh that Sheehan's leadership shall
be continued, and they might as well rsconullo
themselves tn the situation.
As to the possibility of Tammany achieving
a victory under tho ulrectlotuot Mr. Sheehan,
doubts am expressed not only by Republicans,
but by Democrats, and none havo been moro
outspoken on this sroro than snrao of the Prom
inent men In the Wigwam, who lefused to voto
for llryan. This element tny that It will bo
Impossible to get tbe sound-money mon back
Into line under a leader who supported tbe
Chicago platform nnd made tho appeals to
class prejudlco which Sheehan made.
Tho Republican leaders say they don't believe
Mr. Crokor will take tha leadership, bocauss,
they say. they urn going to beat 'I ainmany next
year anyhow. 1 her predict that ho won't take
the chanco of being defeated.
At the Tammany Hall primaries next month
thero will bo nn effort to turndown f'ounty
t lerk Purroy and his friends in tho Thirty
fnurth and Thirty-fifth districts. Ex-Assem-PI)
man Louis Davidson nnd bis friends tn the
Thirty-third will try to accomplish the dofcat
of District Leader William II. Ilurke, and tho
old fight against District Leader Charles Weldo
in the Harlem district is on. with Ueujamln T.
Rhoads as the rival candidate.
lilSlIOXESTFOIl 1IEE EAEV'S BAKE.
Mr. Koekmnn Panned Dreaa flood She
Hadn't Paid for to Tltlr Medicine.
Elizabeth Sockman of 214 East Ninety-fourth
street wont to tho Harlem Police Court yester
day, and, appruachlug Magistrate Cornell's
desk, said:
"I have come to give myself up. I pawned
some dress goods to buy medicine tor my dying
baby. Now he is dead and I don't care what
becomes of mo."
Tho Magistrate remembered having Issued on
Monday a warrant for the arrest of tho woman
on complaint of Robert Ness, agent for an In
etallment house In Allen street. Continuing,
the woman said:
"My husband Jacob is a paper hanger. He
has had no work for months. All our furnlturo
Is In pawn. On tho afternoon of Nov. 20 un
agent called. Haby had beon dying for seeral
dnvs. We hnd no money to buy medicine. I
was desperate.
" Mr. Ness showed some dress goods. He said
we could pay for them on installments. I did
not want a new dress, but I did want mcdlcluo
for baby.
"I told him to leave one of tho dress patterns
and that I would pay tho first Installment, $2.
tho next day. I knew I would not hure the
money, but I could not let my baby die. When
ho bad gone 1 panned tbe goods aud got tbe
medicine."
The agent, who was In court, said ho hod
called on Monday and, not receiving tbe money,
applied for tbe warrant. It was given to Court
Officer Malone to execute. He found Mrs. bock
man taking cure ot her dying child. When he
showed her tbe warrant, she told him her story.
" 1 won't nrrcst you: I would not If It oust mo
my shield," ho said. Ho went back to court,
and Magistrate Cornell told him he had done
Just right.
The child died on Tuesday. The father carried
tho body tn a coffin to Long Island City, w hero
It was burled.
After Mrs. Sockman had told her story. Mag
istrate Cornell looked nt the woman a moment
beforo be signed the papers In tbo case. Then
he said:
"I will parole you. my poor woman. Come
Pact here on Dec. 3. Try, In the meantime,
tu make some payment on tbe goods."
HE'H II A V, IS (lALLAOUEIt.
Leaea Ulmaelr.Tnat for Fna, nnd to Worry
Pants and the Police.
Little flvc-yrar-old Freddie Gallagher disap
peared yesterday morning from In front of his
homo at 170 Ilcdford aienue, Wllliamsburgh.
At 8 o'clock last night his father, Thomas Gal
lagher, went to tlio Ikdford avonue station and
asked Sergeant Kohlmauii to send out a general
alarm.
"I don't know what to do with that boy," said
Gallagher. " Week after wrek ho disappears
In Just tho same wnv. and his mother Is almost
worried to dcith. He knows his namo as well
as I know my own, ) et when he Is picked up by
a policeman ho doesn't know anything. Time
and again his mother has sewed his namo and
address in tho llnlnt f his hat, in Ills coat, und
In his trousers, yi l ilio boy has alwnys torn It
out and disappeared Just as usual,"
Gallagher left a description of tho clothing his
son wore and went nut.
"That boy," said the Sergeant to n Sun re
porter, "bus become n nulsnnco. IIo purposely
loses himself so thatu policeman can pick him
up and take ll I m to u station hoiisu. Then the
little rascal delights to hear tho alarm tent out
for him. All tlio time, mind you. be knows his
namo aud alsnwhero lie lives. He will sit in a
station bnuso for hours rather then tell the
police who he Is. At night sometimes from far
oft preclnct6 so will gel a message tolling us to
notify his folks that he Is at this or that pre
cinct, nnd for his father to go and get film."
Until u late hour last night Gallagher had not
heard uuythlng of tlio buy.
"HAVE V THE TAB.HELB."
War lletween Hoplia and Frenhmen at the
Ilnltlmnre Wuaaan'a Codes: Knded.
IIAi.timoiie, Nov. 20.- Tho sophomore and
frei-hmun classes at the Woman's Collvgo cele
brated Thanksgiving togother to-day. They
have been nt war fur nearly ft week over what
Is termed "'1 ho Rape of tlio Tassels." While
tho freshmen wero attending an entertainment
of the Junior nlas., the niphnnioros entered their
rooms aud cut oft the tinsels of all tho college
caps.
When the freshmen discovered their loss they
determined to havo reienge. At eiery oppor
tunity limy would clip I Mo tnssol from the enps
of sophomores, until the latter In solf-defence
weruciiuipclled to out olf their own tassels und
pin thorn nil when the cap was to be used. At
times tho freshmen w niched fnrnn nppnrlunlty
and stole up hi hind the wearer quietly, drew
out tlio lint pin, nnd seized tbo cap bofora any
reslstanro rnulil bo made.
bo the war went nn with varying fortunes un
til yesterday, whim a magnanimous surrender
was mado on the purl of tun sophomores. At
the close of thu chapel exei rises there nns fnuiid
bunging 'rom ono gallery tn another of the
main hall uf linucaer Hall, u lung green string
from which duuirled gracefully the forty lost
tassels. , ,
'Ihe sophomores suriejed It with looks of
sucli admiration as nn ordinary Indian might
have legnrded ns many scalps, lhu freshmen,
hnwoier, insduft wild dush toward tho objects
of their affection and soon appeared trium
phantly wearing tbo tuabuls..
HMfl II A 31 V A IIKVAULTEItT
rillddrn llrnth or u Itnnk Tuahler Sold to
Have Squandered 8100,000,
Ci.scinmati, Nov ail. Samuol W. Rnmp died
suddenly at his homo on College Hill yesterday.
Ramp formerly was County Clerk, then cashier
of tho Third Nntlonal Hank for fourteen years,
and resigned 'o pecumu cashier of the Market
National Hank, of which Charles Flelschmann,
the millionaire distiller and presout member of
the State benntc. Is President. Ramp was u
number ot tho Inst Statu Hvnatu and spent
mouey freely lu Coluinhua
Early la.i year Senator 1 lelschmann prepared
to go to his summer home lu the Catskllls and
ordered JluO.UOO In cash from his private ac
count in New York. He placed It In Cashier
Ramp's bands with the Injunction that It should
not be touched unless drafts on the bank should
be so heavy as to exhaust the cash on hand, It
Is alleged that Ramp squandered the -entire
tuoo.ouo In stocks, wheat, and on the race
course, lie was 61 years old.
DR. PARKHURSrS DIATRIBE
AIT AXABINO BEltNOX IFItOSI THE
TEXT. I' EE TIIAXBPVL,"
n B tar in with Conjugal Taltblessaee.
Denounce Hoelety Women, nnd Wind
tJi by Catling; Cant Dealers Demons,
Bloodsucker, Thieve, and Murderer.
Tho Rot. Dr. Charles It. Parkhurst, In the
Madison Square Presbyterian Church yesterday
morning, delivered a vigorous Bermon to a largo
congregation. He took for his text, " He Thank
ful Unto Him and Illess His Name; for tho
Lord is Good." (Psalms C, 4-G.) Ha said In
parti
"I do not know how many unfaithful hus
bands or wives there oro In this community, but
I should calculate that there might be well on
toward a quarter of a million, Tho lovo be
tween husband and wlfo is kept truo In somo
cases by tho possession of children: but I have
learned enough to know that in tho case of any
couplo that might present themselves beforo me
to be married I would not at any roto of pre
mium Issuo an lnsuranco policy on their conju
gal felicity good for moro than flvo years unlois
on the contlngonoy of offspring or on tho basis
of their oommon faith In God. Conjugal devo
tion that Is not braced by something besides tho
direct regard of each porson for tho other In
other words, conjugal dovotlon that Is both
childless and nthelstlo, lacks Just that consum
mating Ingredient of tenacity which can alone
securo niarringo frum being an) thing but a
sentimental experiment.
" Educating a man docs not change his Im
pulses any moro than whetting stool converts
It Into willow, or shnrponlng a wolf's teeth
makes of him a kitten. Look at tho condition
of Europe at tbe present time. Almost oiery
nation Is studying Its own distinctly o Interests
with n. concentration of Intensity that Is ter
rific, and every one almost of tho great powers
would llko to get tho other hy thu throat, and
wo are all Imagining tbnt ono uf thiuo days thero
will come a grand convulsion that will tear
Europo Into geographical flinders. Thore would
be nothing strnngo tu that. That Is only the
natural outcumu ot egotism educntod to tho
extreme.
" If you do not look upon yonr neighbor as a
brother yon are to all intents and purposes
looking upon him as an outlaw. Owing to soma
peculiarities In the quality or at least In the
form of modern civilization we aro less likely
than our ancestors a tew hundred ears back to
deal with outlaws In a manner nilonslve to re
fined tastes, and to string them up summarily
or to chop them Into odds und ends, but that
does not prevent our treating Iheiu ns though
thoy wero leglllmuto spull. If a ladv goes lo
tbe store nnd buys un article that alio
Is ture Is marvellously cheap, and cannut
understand how such n piece of band-made
goods can be procured nt so pitiable a
gnre, she knows. If sho know, nnytblng
about the world sho lives lu und the indus
trial conditions that prevail, that sumo poor
girl In some sickly back alley has been half paid
for herlnork, and she, the elegant lady going
shopping In her carriage, gets the benehl uf ll.
This city Is full of this, and so Is every other
city. She does not kill the girl outright, but sho
helps to kill her by Inches. And then, when sho
has got the first wear out of thoe articles that
she has halt puld for and that the sewing girl
nas paid the other half of by her health per
haps and very possibly by her tirlue, sho en
courages herself In Imagining that shu Is not n
bloodsucker and a murderess by Joining a relief
or rescue society and packing oil tho unavail
able portions of her wardrobe lo be distributed
among the poor servant girls In the back alley.
You ladleswant to think of that sometimes
when ou aro swarming around a bargain
coupler.
"If ft number ot men engaged, for Instance,
In tho mining of coal agree together to cut tho
output to such and such a figure, and to put tho
firlce up to such a corresponding figure, and ilo
t not because the legitimate exigencies of the
business require It, but becan-o they hao
things In their own hands, and becnusn ihe ex
pnssd veins of tho people arc supposed to bo
bared for the purpose nf giving bloodsuckers an
easy opportunity to drink; and If then the mem
bers of the coal mining company are able to go
through tho winter In warm and comfortable
elegance, aided thereto by tho money of tho
poor, who through January anil Feliruary slitter
over their little hln of coal w hlch Is so llttlu be
cause coal Is sn high they cannot afford enough
to keep warm; ttion the sulferlng that ac
crues from it and tlio deaths that are sure to he
the outcome of it are chargeable directly to tho
coal magnates. 1 halo put this sentence to
gether cnrefillly. There is In it no wholesale
accusation nnd un Jumping at conclusions. I am
only saying that If coal companies or coal
combines or coal trusts put It any way
nu like use their power to lhu end of drawing
off Into their own tn nsury us much nf the poor
man's money as they can or dare, to the Impov
erishment of tlio poor, tn the reduction of their
comfort, nnd to tho sapping nf the currents of
health and life, then euch companies nro pos
sessed of the demon nt theft and murder, and
there Is no other Just nnd Mixon way of char
uclerlzlng It. And this Is no muro applicable to
dealers In coal than to the dealers in any other
commodity.
"We are profoundly grateful tn-day that wo
hale passed llie'strain nf recent struggle without
national disaster, hut that grntlludo should set
us tn contemplating in tt inporato and ,'illectlnn
nte earnestness n situation which Is still serious.
There Is an element, of cnursc. in et ory country
who have an eccentric way of Imagining that
the world owes them n living whether theyenm
it or not. bnt that Is not the tone nf mind nf t he
great middle anil lower el a-sea of tho American
people. 1 hoy w ant a fair chance and they have
a right to It.
A It It ID A I. COUPLE HELD VP.
Supposed Hlghu'nimen Play a Joke on Dr.
riinllh und HI llrlde.
Mo.N-TCLAin, N. J., Nov. 2(1. Miss Katharine
Mullen, daughter nf Hugh Mullen, nas married
last night to Dr. Raymond II. Smith nt the resi
dence of the brldu's father. Tho llov. A. II.
Ilradford officiated. After the ceremony Dr.
and Mrs. Smith cutered a conch to be driven to
Nawnrk to lako a train for tbo West- On
Illoomflold nvenno tho coaoli was stopped by n.
man who Jumped from tho sidouf tho street and
caught the horses by Ihulr lioaits. Soon another
mnii appeared and assisted in holding tho
horses. In the darkness two or llireu other
figures ncro scon skulking In thu shadow of
the trees.
The bridegroom commanded tho driver to go
on.
"I golly I can't, boss," replied the colored
driver, "de robbers got us suali."
Suddenly a vnlco from the sldo of the avenue
shouted, "Mako him set 'em up "
It was then explained thai too supposed high
waymen were friends nf Ihe llnctiir. and they
wanted hi in tndn " the right thing h thu bojs."
'I ho Doctor promised In gn ahead anil fix things
in illoomllelil, but his captors r -f usi d to let him
gn. While two walked by the solo of tho horses,
thiee walked ns u guurd lu the rear. At tho
American Hiitise the Doctor was compelled to
get out and "set 'am up" hernro lie was allowed
to continue his Journey with his bride.
OOnVOHATIOXS IS KASHAS.
The Populist Will Olve Their Attention to
Insurance und Investment Coiupnule.
Toi'BKA, Kan., Nov. Sil, Tho Populist con
ference, participated In hy over 100 leaders of
thut party, which closed licio last night, dis
cussed laws which win bo enaoted this winter
touching foreign curporatlons, and especially
life lnsuranco companies and loan und Imest
mont concorns.
Llfo lnsuranco companies, It Is contonded,
will havo to Invest nt least 10 percent, nt their
Kansas premiums In Kansas securities, tlio
same to bo deposited with tlio Hlato Treason r.
Loin and Investment companies will he put
undir tho control nf the St.ito Hunk Coiumls
slniiur, who will haio the samesuoenisioii orr
them that bullae over tho State hanks. I'l.c-o
I'oncerns wl'l baiu to submit to u thorough
examination of their business by the proper
official, and it tliey cannot comply with rigid
Investigation and show that thoy aro solvent
corporations, they will be prohibited from doln.:
business in tlio state,
The Populist leaders declaro that the thou,
sands of wildcat money-lending schemes that
have been permitted to plunder the htato havo
dono more to destroy its credit than all other
causes, ,'ihe new law tn be put on the stntuto
books, they believe, will wted out these credit
wreckers.
He la Nlr Kdnard J, Poynter Now.
London, Not. 20. Tho Queen has conferred
the honor ot knighthood on Edward John
Poynter, who, on Nov. 4, was elected l'rosldiut
of the Royal Academy.
While Olvlna; Thank for Turkey
on't forget to put In a "thank" or two for Hiker's
xpsctoraot, lbs only etrtaln cure for a cough or
aeld, croup, bronchitis, or pnsuiugnia-tv
''af..lV.'J. i H,fk.A . l'',,f."f
BTVEIIB'S CIDBIt ItAIt'itEL IiLEIT VP,
II Went Oft" In the Night nnd the I'ninllr
Thought There Was nn Xnrthqanke.
nEM.sriM.ts, N. J Nov. 20. Frederick
Stuhbs, Mrs. Stubbs, and nil tho little Stubusos
wero sad to-day because of the loss of part ot
their Thnuktglvlng dinner. Iletween -1 nnd 4
o'clock this morning the Stubbs house wns
ehaken from foundation to root hy nn explosion.
Tho shock awakened tho entire family and they
ran In terror frnm their rooms, supposing that
nn earthqunko was the cause of the commotion,
immediately nftor the shock tho house began
filling with coal gas, and tho family ran to the
windows for nlr.
Mr. Stubbs found tho causoof the tronblewaa
in the cellar, whore n barrel of elder had ex
ploded aud knooked down all the furnace pipes.
Cider covered the cellar bottom.
Enrly In the month Mr. Stubbs sent homo tbe
barrel of cider, aud Mrs. Stubbs had it placed
near the furnace The heat caused tho oldor to
ferment too rapidly. Ucfore Mr. Stubbs partook
of his turkey ho was compelled to pats the
morning balling cider out of the cellar.
TltUSTS AXD MONOPOLIES.
Secretary Frnnel May Thty Ars ss Oaager
nnd Their Posver Must II Curbed.
Kansas Citt, Mo., Nor, CO. Something of a
stir wns created among the gold standard Dem
ocrats hero Inst night by a letter from ID. R.
Francis, Secretary of tho Interior, atl a banquet
in celebration of the recent defeat of free silver.
After referring to thu rosult of the olectlon, and
declaring that In his opinion It settled the finan
cial question, nt least until, the existing stand
nrd shall have hnd n fair and thorough trial.
Secretary Francis said:
"While I agree with the advocates nf sound
money In the fight rocently made, ther are
many principles advocated by soma of those
who have been advocates of that cause to which
1 cannot subscribe. If eomo legislation Is not
enacted to check the growing Influence of
wealth nnd circumscribe the powers of the
trusts and monopolies thero will be an uprising
of tho people bofora tjio contury closes which
will endanger our Institutions."
TWELVE B1IOIS AXn XOEODT HIT.
The Marqut de Moatmert and J. A.
Hutchinson, un Amrrl.an, FlahS as Hue,
Loniio.v, Nov. 20. A despatch to the Trte
oriijih rays that the Marquis de Montmort and
an American named J. A. Hutchinson became
Involved in a violent dlspoto a short time ago,
which resulted In a challenge to fight a duel
being sent nnd accepted.
The duellists met to-day at Matsons Laffitte.
a Bhorl distance from Parts, and exchanged six
shots from pistols at twenty-five paces. Neither
man was Injured.
A BISTEE BATES A OllUItCn.
When Hbe Maw Fire tn tbe Snertsty Hbe
hhut (be Door of the Main Ilnltdlc.
Nnw HitU.-swiCK.N.J..Nov. 20. Tho sacristy
of Bt. Peter's Roman Cathollo Church, one of
tho largest and richest In New llruuswlck,
caught fire this evening. It is supposed n spark
from a locomotive set fire to the roof, A Sister
of Charity, cnturlug the church, discovered that
tho rouf wns !n flames, and n general alarm was
sent In. Tho Sister had the prcenco of mind to
shut the hcavv doors between tho sacristy and
tho main building. This saved tho church, as
tho firemen confined tho flames to the sacristy.
The sacriBty was destroyed, only the stono
walls being left standing. Several thousand
dollars' worth of vetmonts. the gold com
munion vessl. a number of valuable pictures,
tho chui el organ, nnd tbe church library or
4,000 volumes were burned. The loss is about
$20,000, niuy partly covered by insurance.
The alarm was sent In from a box directly in
front of Allen's Ihentro, whero a performance
was In progress. A panic onsurd in the audi
ence, who thought the theatre was on fire.
Mivernl women fainted and n fow persons were
injured In the crush, but no serious accidents
occurred.
STltOSO TISITS THE llOSPITALB.
fnapeeta Ucllerae and the Island Institu
tions, und I Well Plaased.
Mayor Strong. President Jcroloman. of the
Hoard of Aldermen, and Cearitles Commission
ers Silas C. Croft and J. P. Faure, paid a short
visit to liellorue Hospital yesterday, afterwhlch
they went to tho charity Institutions on the
Islands. After they returned to the city. Com
missioner Fauro said to a reporter:
" We louml overt thing In good order, and the
Thnnkcglviug dinner for the Inmates of the In
stitutions wns perfectly satisfactory. Wo sam
pled thu food that was given tu the people, and
I can say that it was of good quality. We were
greatly pleased with tho condition in which we
found all the departments. Tho buildings wero
In apple plo order, and all Hie officers and at
taches were alert und attentive to their duties.
The Mayor was especially pleased with his
visit,"
PAIXTES8 HETVltX TO WOBK.
The Ht. Paul Itulldlnc Ktrlke an Expensive
One for the (striker.
Thu painters on whoso account the strike was
ordered on tho St. Paul building bocanse they
did varuishcrs' work, and who wero withdrawn
when tho strike began, hove returned to work.
It Is believed tbnt as this upsets the plans of the
walking delegates It will lead to a speedy end
ing of tlio trouble Somo of the strikers nre
grumbling at being nut of work during Thanks
giving through no qtiarrol of their own with the
cmploers 'Hie largest number of people out
lu una trade nn tbo bnllillng aro tho plas
terers. There am sixty of them out, and up to
nnw the striko lias cost oach ono $100 in wages
Inst. So far tho unly loss has beeu suffered by
tho strikers.
II 1.1 ZZ A Hit IX THE SOUTHWEST.
ICnllrond IXlncknded nnd lluwlne Has.
pended In the Town.
IlisMAlint, N. I).. Nov. 20. A great storm Is
raging nver North Dakota nnd steam nnd w agon
roads or blockaded. No business can bo done
until tho storm abates.
,1 smfstciwn, V D Nov. 20, Iluslness In this
city Is w hull j suspended aud unly ono tialn, a
double-header Willi four cais, bus left heroin
the past twenty four hours. At II o'clock the
Hurm was Increasing In severlly, nnd the tcm
pcraturo had dropped to & abovu zero.
Killed lu n Illcyele Itaad Itner,
Nr.wOlil.r. i.vs. Nov. 20. The ThiinksglTlng
Day road hlcjclo race hero to-day resulted in
m.o death and several serious accidents. Tho
rncuwas for ten mllos on Common, St. Charles,
nnd Carnmlelet streets, and wns wnn by T, S
Allen in '.'.1 mlniitos. Thore wore ft Inrgo number
of spectators On Common street toon nftcr tho
start one nf tho racers, Arnold Orr, ran Into Rob
ert Kennedy, an undertaker, who was watching
the nice, killing him almost Instantl), Orr
himself wns dangerously wounded, nnd Is now
in tlio Charity Hospital suffering from conges
tion of thu brain, with little prospoclof recov
ery. There woro other accidents, but leja serious.
Pllkluaton Fall t'lflv Keel In) m n Jlrldgce.
Richard Pllklnglun, 20 )curs old, of 410 For
tietli tlreot, ilrooklyn, fell In. I nlghl finmtho
bridge over the deep rullrnuu out In 'thirty
eighth strict and Eighth avenue, lint city, to
llm truck, n distance nf over fitly feet. He re.
ceivid n frnrturuof the leg uml .eiero Internal
Injuues. Ho nil) taken tu the Norwegian Hos
pital. It was near thn sumo point that United Stales
Marshal Dulilel Lake was killed u f uv j curs uco.
Mother rlhopplntr, Child Futullr llurned,
Mrs. Peter Schmidt of Jefferson street, west
New York, left her four-j ear-old son Freddie
alunu In her home yesterday while she went out
shopping, Tho boy played with matches and
set a bel afire. Some persons who were passing
by found the boy In tlsmrs. They resoued him,
but not before he was badly burned. Dr. Jus
tin, who attended the boy, said that hla Injuries
would probably proTO fatal.
FEVER ON OTIilUY 1111,1, M
g
XISTAKEX A T VIH.1T VO It TTVnOlD, 4fl
Jl VI ItEA 1.1. 1" 21 A LA ItlA. X
The It Ik Open Ditch In Firth Avenue, jHJ
Considered One or the ('mine or If lOfl
It I Not at llendlr Disease Hnall, H
but It Make Oilier Illeue llendlr. '?,H
All tho physicians In the neighborhood of flTB
Murray Hill linin their hands full at tires- 9
ent with a fever that rcsemblus typhoid, bat
ll not typhoid. It Is n mnlurlul fever that np- jl
prarud about a month ngo. nnd that has In- 1:1
vaded the wholo neighborhood. Tho victim! Jl
nro chiefly the residents of Fifth avenue, Madl- Mm
son aienue nnd Park avenue, nnd tha elds 3:B
Ftreots frum Thirtieth up to ubout Fiftieth. '3m
Nearly all the district Is built uo with brown- (?l
stouo Iioubcs and occupied by fashionable 8)1
people Since election the weather In and '..jl
about New York has been fat orabla for tho ;
propagation ot whatever germs cause tho 'jH
fever, nnd tho pi st two weeks It has been par- Hj
tlcularly favorable, belnc muggy nnd damp ,"H!
and warm and cold by tut us. That sort of 5jH
weather, tho doctors say. Is Ideal for the d- 'HJ
vclopmont and spread of disease germs. "IxB
Hut In addition to tho weather there Is an -H
other cause. Fifth aienue Is torn up and filled 'aj-
wlth odors thnt smell to hcnn. Tla-soodora ffij
are a combination of illuminating gas and l
lower gas and fresh earth or whst would be ,fl
frcth earth In the country- nnd that comblna- ?H
tlon Is almost always tollowod by malaria and tH
fever or malarial fever. Tho digging up of ;H
Fifth avonue was begun long beforo election, ffil
Tlio Commissioner of Public Works said it ,'j-jl
was necessary becauso thu surfers in tho street '$1
were unequal to carrying off Itho sewage, and iJJM
wero overworked. If they were nut relieved ivJ
by larger sewors sickness would lollow. The M
work ot laying new pipes was to bo done with ,vH
ou. delay and nil that. It may be that thero -'cH
has not been any delay in tho wurk, but It jH
seems lo the people who have hail to sutler r
frnm tho foul smells, especially those who J
havo been mado sick by them, that tha work !fil
has been nn unconscionably long time doing. MB
i'ho street has been open nearly a month. Hugo TB
pipes Una the big hule that has ll'oil due. A jfiil
Sl'.t reporter walked through tho nvenue a fi
week ago'ooklngat tho work, nnd again yes-
ttrdny. The street yesterday was. so far as ',?
could be seen from tho walk. In precisely the vkm
same condition that It was In last woek. There 'ta
did not appear to have beon a thing dono. nnd tH
the frightful smell wat almost strangling. Ueu- t'um
ally Fifth avenue In that neighborhood Is full ;
of promenaders day and night. Tho reporter Hum
had tbo etrcot all to himself. In a walk of eU
fifteen blocks he passed lust one man. This SU
man carried his handkerchief at his nose. sH
When tho fever due to the open street and tho 'i
muggy weather OreOippeared the doctors near- .''H
ly all mistook It for typhoid, eo nearly; did ?H
tho early symptoms resemble tbo simptims of fokm
thnt disease. It was several 'davs before the qsH
mistake wns corrected, the feier Is said to 4jH
disorder the stomach nnd bow els first. I.ater
It causes little sores la the mouth and noe nnd ?
ears. Sometimes thero Is a rash on the body. .
Altogether It is about as unplea-nnt to the pa- .
tlcnt as typhoid le. although It Is nut o dancer- -
ous. Thero hate been no fat.-illtlYs sn far dun ;fl
directly to It. Tho chief danger IndUcti' to it ?S
Is that it runs down the rystcm and leaos tho &IH
ictlm open to atta:ks of dleae that nr i-mm
dangerous, such ns pneumonia and tiihold. -taal
Thero havo been several cases of pneumonia. VH
following tho fever, and ono or two deaths. iaU
Tho system being weakened. It Is unable to ,n
fight tnc disease, that follows tho fcic. .slfH
A grout inuh uf the people who litu lu the '?
district where the fecr Is prcnlcnt have llH
closed up their houses und gone to lite In s!
hotels out of danger until thenicnun i r. jS
stored to Its proper condition, bo fnr tho ?
Hoard ot Health has taken no cognizance ot Jsl
tho trouble, presumably because the disease &iH
1j not contagious. That is to sa. It Is not
communicable from one person to another. ''si
170 PERItX aVAEDS IX TEOUELB, '&M
-$m
Ther Go to Newark for Fun nnd Arts .'JM
Trapped nnd Tnmed br tbe Police. jh
Tho Perry Guards of this city let t town yea- :1U
terday loeliow tho people of New Jersey what H
a good old-fashioned target association looked -JU
like. Tho guards numbered 170. They were H
attired In blue flannel shirts, woro their trou- B
sers belted, and carried old-fashioned muskets. $m
They marched through Newark shouting and H
whooping and passed the day in Caledonia - J:nM
Park. At night when they started for home JffM
their ranks showed wide gaps. '(JJ
Wbon the guards arrived at the Market 5J
Street Station of the Pennsylvania Railroad
they were received with marked courtesy. ,f'.
Tbey Attempted to go Into the station bv the mm
same way as the other passengers, hut were In- 3flM
formed that spoclal arrangements bad been t'fmm
mado for thorn, and were led to the enclosure vH
through tno big iron gales. As soon as they "?
w ere sat oly enclosed tweuty-flvo Newark police- ',
men, under the leadership of Sergeant Noll, mm
appeared, and then iho visiting New Yorkera mm
saw thnt they had been trapped. )
Tho reason wns that on their way ont to New- ifJB
ark In the morning the guards had refused to 3M
give up tickets or pay fares on tbe train. Tht) )
conductor could do nothing ngalnst 170 turbu- IB
lent men. and thoy got off tho irnln at Newark m
without paying. The railroad officials notified siB
the police, who lay in wait fur them, and v'
trapped them as related, ttfl
The police Sergeant ordered tho leaders of tho ft IB
guards to give uo their tickets to him. The men 5B
refused at first, but the Sergeant said that un- tB
less the tickets were given up at once tbe whole j
iot would sleep In a Jersey Jail. There waa JIB
morn wrangling, but the upshot was that tbe tlm
guards gave up their tickets. A depressing jM
change came over tho guard and they boarded i
the train without a whoop. M
Put Into Halifax with Her Cargro on Fire. i I
IlAMFAJC.N.S.. Nov. 20. The British eteamer I 9
Wraggoe, from Wilmington, N. C, bound to j I
Liverpool, which put In here Inst night with her 1 1
cargo of cotton on flro, was hauled Into a dock l l
this morning, and tbe work of discharging the '' m
damaged cotton has been going on all day, A B
steam fire englno lias been pumping water Into
tlio vessel. Laoh damaged bale is dipped Into A M
the harbor as soon us taken from the steamer, j n
and Is then stored on the wharf. The hold 1 8
filled with steam nnd smoke, and tho work of a
discharging Is proceeding with difficulty. The 1
cargo In Iho after part of the ship waa not I
touched by the lire. It is bellovod tho sleamer
will not require more than alight repairs.
A Cloudburst Half Destroys a Town.
Los Amiemw, Cod., Nov. 20. The pretty little 1
seaport town of ban Pedro narrowly escaped 3
being washed Into the l'nclllo Ocean onTues- 3
day night by a cloud burst, beieral streets I
wero cut tn a depth of twenty feet by raging 4
torrents nnd a number nf dndllngs were under- J
mined and In somo lnsiuiitc carried down,
grado nnd stranded on adjoining lots, llase- 7)
ments wero Hooded nnd n greatquantltyof prop-
erty stored therein destroyed, A
Mr. CnruegJe' Plant un l.nke Erie.
Cl.l'.vri.ANU, Nov. 20. A contract was closed
yesterday by Andrew Cnrueglo for thoconstruo-
tlon nf a big oreund cnnl loading plant nt Con- j
neaut, O. J.xteiislro docks will also be built V
there, lohmaut is tho northern teimiiiua of it
Mr. ( arneglo's railroad, tho Pittsburgh, She- M
nango and Lake Eric, Mr. ( nrnegm has a con- it
tract with John D.ltocki'follir, covering several n
eur6. for tho delivery uf nro Irmu tho latter' jt
Lake buuciior mines at tho dm ks in Cutiucuut.
I.OHC Island City iVrtlllrrr Works llurned. si
The Preston Fertilizer Works nt Long Island
City wero deatm)rd by lire early )ctcrday
morning. The works consisted uf a group of ,f
frame and bilck buildings .auiiied nn. Newtown
Croek. running buck tn thu Long Island Hull- Jl
road tracks, 'llm biiildtiigecownd un nreu of :
3(10 by 11(10 feet, und einplujed a huge forco of itt
men. 'iho loss un hulldln.'s and mubbluerr ll j
placed niSl-'i.Uoii. '
('oagrrssmnll Hunter' PlrdceH fill Senator, 1
Louisi ii.l.l', Nov. 2t). Congressman W. God- 1
froy Hunter, who it it candidal!) for tho Hopub- "1
llcan nomination fur Pulled states Sonntur, hu 1
twenty-four icir pledged on the first caunui . 4
ballot and clgl.l plidiml us second choice. It j
takes thlny-sii. to nominate. 1
Jltaliop Kruno on Hla AVny lo Home, J
IiAl.llMiqtl", No, 20 - It is olhYiiilly un- 3 i
nounrid thai llishnp Keiuio Is on his wuy to
Homo. It isi'tpi'Cled lliui liuwlll stop over In S Jl
liallliuoro for u ronferci.i'ii with Curdl ml lllh- y. J
bona lie ma) also slop In Washington tn pay AS
lit. r spi-eta to Arihblslioji Murllhulll, the Pupal ' i
Deligule. t (j
New llrunswlek' I.trutenMnt-Unvernor. i '1
Ottawa, Nov. 20.- Senator MrC'lenan ens- !
ceeds the late Mr. Frailer, who died at Genua l i
on Tuesday, a Lleuteuatit-Uoycrnur of Mew I
llrunsnlca, 1

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