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I T ""SSL"" ll Ttft rr&JlltL? w '" '- THE WEATHER PBEDICTIOn" M I h ! U'yiiP Ti lIHEHwiH'ft zSTiTI " "" ,"k "d "" Vlc"""! S A IT'S SO." V V 1 Jfe !!tyriinllrn8B8fr iSr Qkv Showers, followed by fair cooler. '4ni I JOL. LX1V.-N0. 278. NEW YORK, SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 18 9 7. -COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY THE SUN PKINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. t PRICE TWO CENTS. 1H RAILROAD NOT TO BLAME. I jissii.t of the ixquiry into the MEURICK JIOAD ACCIDENT. ) njprrtnr Uatehelt' neport Plans the Blame Mf on the Driver and the Occupants or the ' Tllj-lm, Who Were Unmindful or Any I Iblns P.icept Their Own Merryinnklng. H AinANT, June 4, Tbe Long Island Railroad B Company '' exonerated from nit blame In a re- H port filed with the Stato Railroad Commission mk (r inspector Ocorgo 8. Gatcholl of Buffalo, who o wh designated by tho commission to investigate thcaurs which led to tho accident on tho nenipstend hrnnch of tho Long Island Railroad tt tho Morrlc k road crossing on Decoration Day. nit report shows that tho cnglno struck the cosch between Uio forward and roar wheels. ,. The report 1ms not yet been mado public, and Is cot likely to be until tho bonrd renders a doclslon I pfllclally ""In tho blnmo for tho accident. Col. Ashley W. Cole, tho President of tho Railroad Commission, carefully examined Mr. Gntcholl's report this afternoon and afterward gavo his views regarding tho accident to The Scn cor respondent. He said: "Mr. Oatchcll has mado a report of his por sonl examination of tho ground and inquiry of the persons who are doomed to know most re ftrdlni; the online of tho accident. Ills report Is not qulto concluded, nor has tho Doard of Rail road Commissioners seen It. It tonds cry strongly to evonerato tho railroad company. The claim, so broadly mado, that Engineer Calll- !ftn neither blew his whistle nor rang his boll before reaching tho crossing Is refuted by strong evidence. It Is tnio that tho survivors of tho accident say that tho proper signals woro not riven. Thoy would porhips state moro exactly loth tho truth and their own meaning If they confined tho statement to saying tint thoy did not heir tho signals. So far us tho me chanical gong at tho crossing Is concerned, U was In good order and undoubtedly rnj. When tho lending horses wcro at the first rail of the track the driver, had ho been looking to the left, could have seen down the track In tho direction from which tho train tame for certainly 1,200 foot, and probably 1,600 feet. Thcro wero no fences either on his rtubl hand or his left, and he could bnve swung his horns Instantly In eithor direction. There was a slight up grado to the track, and It would hive been a simple mutter to have stopped tho Ullr ho with the bra to just where it stood, and let tho engine kill the leading span of horses or allot them If they could not be swung oil the track by tho use or the reins, and tho roach and twsscngors would have been uninjured. Drlier UcCormick, however, told Mr. Gatchcll that ho thought ho could get safely across the track sheid of the train. His first thought undoubt edly was of tho danger to his horses. "The impression that this is a crossing at which tho dangers are extraordinary arises from misinformation. It Is not on tho main lino of the Long Island Railroad, and only thrco trains a day pass at this crossing. A farmer who lived in tho neighborhood was killed at that crossing some years ago. but It would hardly bo claiiuod for him that ho was taken unawares, viewed from any standpoint the accident was hocking and pltiiul. but the greatest blame lies with the heedless and Innocent party as they rollicked along the road, paying no attention whatever to anything but their own merrymak ing, laughter, mid hornblowlng, which, prob ably, had at tho moment diverted the attention of the driver himself from his dutv. It has been said that frequent complaints have been made concerning the dangerous char acter of this particular crossing. It is proper here to say that no complaint concerning It has t er been made to tho State Railroad Commis sion, before which board such complaints should properly be made, and to which the railroad companies are always amenable. An anony ! mous letter to a newspaper or o grievance ex jrCJ pressed to a poundmastcr or a Tillage trustee Vjg la scarcely a proper form of making complaint on such a subject. Of course there are ways of proceeding through tho local authorities to remedy such evihjr-lrot few people take ho trouble to set the machinery of tbe law la motion. Such an accident as this .one would not be likely to happen again In a hundred years, and there is good reason to hope and believe that within ten or fifteen years It will bo rendered well nlah Impossible In this Stato through the enforcement of tbe new Grade Crossing law. This Uw, howeter, had to be brought to the at tention of many successive Legislatures by the Railroad Commission, and failed at each session until the one just closed. Even then It had but five votes to spare in the Assembly, and was polled through on tbe last day of the session onV Fi the united efforts of railroad officials and tho members of the Railroad Com mission, who pleaded personally with the members for their votes. Many members told jno personally that they were opposed to tho bill because they fcarr.l that It was going to Impose , additional taxes out heir towns or districts, and fl J?,1?6.0' ,henl kne' 6 Httlo about the scope of tho bill that they believed it provided In substance for the Immediate abolition at one fell swoop of all tho grade crossings in the State." THE BRIDE BESCEXDED A LADDER. ! This Way sua Lewis Escaped a Merry Party or nice Throwers. i PLArNnELD, N".JJune4. Benjamin F.Lang worthy of Chicago, who was best man at the marrlago of Miss Louise Augusta Lewis to James Everett Kimball in the Seventh Day nau tili Church last night, devised n way whereby the couple evaded a party of n hundred young peoplo who awaited their coming with rice, old hoes, and other tokens of good luck. At tho door of the carriage that It was supposed was to carry them from tbe homo of tbe bride to the Itation of the Central Railroad of New Jersey the couple's friends had prepared the nuptial hazing, which was to bo complete in every de tail, but they wasted their efforts. B Langwortby put up a ladder from tho back B yard to a second story window, and when the tlmo came for them to depart for the train the H couple descended tbe ladder to tho ground. S They wore then conducted to mother carriage that had not been bedecked with whlto ribbons and other tokens signifying tho presence of & newly married couple, ana they wcro on the H train speeding toward ilench Croft, Mass., abere they are to spend their honeymoon, bo- ore their merry friends discovered that tbey bsd been fooled. flj Mr. Langwortby, however, had too lively a H lense of humor not to hare any of the usual T pleasantry with tbo bride and bridegroom, and J be saw to It that their trunk was sent to tbe m Itpot covered with white ribbons and with two H or three shoes dangling from tho straps. The I groom's coat pockets weroulso liberally supplied I with rice, which ho emptied, much to his em- BV barrassment, at a later hour. As a gentle re- Mi' sunder that their friends still thought of them, H a pair of old shoes tied with white ribbons were J sent by cxpross to them to-day. MOJMJ FJIOSI A KV8BIAX P11180X. tlthl Nallors Land In Ian Fraarlseo, and Tell H or Their Had Lot In ladlvoatok. J 8a v Fiufcinco, June 4. Eight American sail- Mi rt returned hero to-day after nearly two years W la prison at Vladivostok. They forniod part of Hf Ue crew of sovonteen men on the American schooner Salpon, who wero captured in the fall ot 1S05 on ltobber Island, near Saghalcn. They lay they signed for an ordinary trading cruise, and when they found tho Captain Intended to raid the Russian seal Islands they protested, but H a v.. in ' ijt.i landed latn In tho seuson on Itob H i?j !"nd when It wus known the wuuhincn 'in withdrawn from tho Russian Fur Soul H. i,W'" "warehouse. Mt v. lino cm tbu Island they wero surprised by the K P-urancii of the Russian cruiser Yakut. Tho B .;?'",""' tho bullion uml tlireo iiienuiu to sea JM abandoned thvsnllnrs on Iho Island, These ?' taken to Vladivostok and thrown Into tho wmuirm ruclvlngprlson, Infested with nnin if? rw did with inuvlcts. After six weeks i Vi ",,lt "Tough afurclcul trial mid were dent n,J','" "i"i prison. They thcro wero half fed ni ''ll "'"' desperate convicts, .tubbings I S?. .",""'" r "tro frequent. In June of last Su "lll K0t a "ol" ,0 H'u Captain of tbo United lit i "" I' lipla, which was in tho bar- l.Jl '" ."'" itunsiaii olllelals deceived lilin by ulv. ", "10 Prisoners would lie released in tho ."J"i.'''ioiilli. Kmally friends In California InU"1' ",l" ''"' -MuerleanMlnlstcr In St. Tutors V ,'K " I on Man h -Jti lust an order for their ri al Vi.n'.'""', i bo sallord lust no tlmo In leaving si 'Auivodiok. Hj (,old Ksporls. OoU roln amounting to 500,000 was with- 7 J'slcrda) from tho Sut-Trcasury by tho ,' of HudUbu.li, Ickelholmor & Co. for export Thl. i!efUlu", t-(laJ' '') thb ster.uisblp Obdam. li'i'y Iho total exportr of gold this week t bi,VT,,K "n,l tbo total sinco tho present ex J , mi "WTtuicut Ut-an oo AprU S7, $ 17,118,02b. tsoo,ooo rjtox wxitE tappimq. Ramraerfleld, Arrested In Denver. Tells or Urent luocess In Several Lands. Denver, CoL, Junel. CharlosMoran and It. M. Summorfleld, tho pool-room wire tappers, were released to-day at noon for lack of evidence. Thoso men have been very free to talk ot their prowess In other cities. Their outfit included wlro cutters, a flvo-strap switchboard, a box re lay and Bounder, polo climbers, and other para phernalia for good work In wire tapping. Thoy said thoy woro able to cut in upon a duplet wire. Summorfleld says he won a record at the Chick erlng Hall contest In 1801 ns a fait Bonder, hav ing taken third prlto ot that tlmo. "Fhoj oars ago," said Sumc'orfleld, "Moran and I went Into the business ' tapping the wires ot pool rooms and raoe trucks. We saw how easy It was to mako money In that way. Tho pool rooms, you know, hnvo uo legal exist onco and thoroforo they cannot punish us. "In New York wo ran rui ft blind an X-ray ap paratus factory nt 08 East Thirteenth stroot, undor tho namo ot Lo Roy & Co. Sometimes wo got local parties to placo our bets on a 10 por cent, commission to avoid suspicion. Wo havo had tho plcasuro of breaking pool rooms In Ger many, England, Canada, and thlscountry, raising In tho last Ave years Just about 9A00.000, much of which w o ha vo spent In bucking the faro bank, some In foreign travel, and some in the purchaso of Now York real estate. In St. Louts wo did four pool rooms two months ago for $7,600 bet ting on Dasqutl and Parmesan ot the Oakland, Cnl., track. Wo also won In backing Royal Nottle instead of Plug In June, 1603, at Now Orleans. We also had fun with tho Robyand Columbia Heights pool rooms in Chicago on Feb. 23, 1807, and similar places In Toronto and Hamilton, Canada, and tho Point of Pines and Lynn rooms, Lynn, Mass. "We wcro arrested in New York in October, 1800, and July, 1801, on thechargo of wire top ping." Theso men will probably not be able to con tlnuo their garoo in Denver. JfISS COOPEK'S nounzED BEQUESTS. Adirondack Sanitarium a Veil as Cooper I'nlon nenenta by Her Pencil Kola. It Is stated that the bequest mado in the will of Miss Julia Cooper to the Adirondack Sani tarium for Consumptives at Saranac Lako baa been doubled by Edward Cooper, the brothor ot Miss Julia Coopor, and residuary legates under her will. Miss Cooper died In January. Her estate, real and personal, was estimated at $000,000. She gave to Cooper Union $100,000, to the Adirondack Sanitarium $23,000, to the Now York Infirmary for Women and Children $23, 000, and to individuals about $230,000. The rest of tho estate, some $300,000, was left absolutely to hor brothor. A week ago, at the thirty-eighth annual commencement ot Cooper Union, ex-Mayor Howltt, tho Sec retary of tho Board of Trustees, stated that on the margin of Miss Cooper's will, in pencil, wero the words: "Another hundred thousand," and that in compliance with that wish tho brother, who was the sole executor. had doubled the original bequest, and had given Cooper Union $200,000. The news that he had done the samo thing with the Adirondack Sani tarium bequest comes to Tiik Sex from tho sanitarium. Ex-Mayor Hewitt said to Tns Sex reporter when asked about tbo matter that it was one of which he would not speak. One of the officials of the sanitarium In this city would make no statement for publication, but friends ot the sanitarium said that the statement was true. The 8UN reporter saw the original will of Miss Cooper in the Surro gate's oHlce yesterday. The pencil note is on the front of the single sheet of paper on which the will is written, and is on thommrgtn-rflfeetty beside tbe paragraph relating to Cooper Union and the sanitarium- Tho marks ore very taint, and look as though thoy had been rubbed. The note reads: I wish to mite this ssra (300.000 Instead of flOO, 000 to Cooper Institute, and to the saaltarlam 50 000 Instead of 1X5,000. JCLUOoorxa. Nov. 10, 'OS. In the probate papers filed by Mr. Cooper with tho will he says: " A large proportion of the residuary estate, though bequeathed to petitioner, will be distrib uted among several persons and various benev olent Institutions, pursuant to the wishes of testatrix as made and Indicated by her In her lifettme, though the same never wero formally executed or expressly incorporated In her last will and testament." VttDAJT HXAKES. Six-Footer I'nder a Floor In Pearl Street Utile One In City Halt Park. This is a true snake story, for a Sun reporter has seen tho snake. It lacks only ono Inch and a half ot being six feet long. Ben Eggers, who keeps a saloon at 140 Pearl street, says It was killed In his cellar, and he keeps the corpse down there on the top of a whiskey barrel to prove it. Mr. Eggers says that be heard an out cry in the cellar, whore n carpenter was taking up somo old flooring, and went down to investi gate. Ho found tbe carpenter, the carpenter's boy, and tho snake. At first it appeared that all tbrco wcro trying to get out of the cellar at once. Tho arrival of reinforcements was the signal for attack, however, and a lucky throw by the carpenter crushed the snako's head. The snake is a Ilatcanton conttrictor, ordinarily known as a blacksnnkc. How he got into tbo cellar Is a mystery. While worlcmon wero digging about the flower beds in tho City Hall Park yesterday a brownish-yellow snako about two and a half feet long was discovered and killed. It was laid under Sheriff Damsen's window, and several deputy sheriffs swore off. Ono of the yellow Journals sent a civil engineer over with a compass, a sur- cjor's chain, nnd n boy to measure tho snako for the Sundu) unper. The engineer chained from tho place where tbe snake was found to the place where its body was reposing and made UN. 07,30 E., IcA. 73 f. BUEJIIFV TA3IHEX AH A. WITNESS. He Oxblalns at SUrtlns That HU Kama Is Hot Uamsen. Sheriff Edward J. II. Tamson was in Special Sessions Court yesterday as a witness In the caso ot Robert Stclner, who was charged with having passed a boomerang check for $20 on John Malono, a hotel keeper at Eighty-fourth street and Third avenue, on May 25. "What Is your namo I" asked Assistant Dis trict Attorney Matthews. I " Edward J, II. T-a-m-s e-n, Tamsen, not Dam sen," repllod tbe Sheriff, " What do ) ou know of this case I" "Not much," said tho Sheriff. " I was In the SlaairZtituno restaurant ono noon for lunch. Bitting on, I moan at, a dablo, whon Mr, Stelner game in. Ho says to me how am I, and I re sponded to him. Then wo shoog hands and talked. Pretty soon another mans enme along and shoog hands with me, and Mr. Stelner asked mo did I knew him. 1 told him In a very super fluous way that I knew him slightly: that I had seen him at polldlcul gatherings, and that's all I know," Sheriff Damson was then excused. As no morn serious evident o was brought against Stelner ho was discharged. SECOND riOTJU'H 1IODY EOVXD. Taken from Vnder a Tank In tbo Collapsed Hoap Factory. Tho body of Jacob Jacobson, tho carpenter, who, with William Fnuer, was burled In tho rulns'of the collupsed building at Twelfth avenue and Fifty-first street, belonging to DaUd H. Brown U Co., soap manufacturers, was found last o oil ing, Tho workmen who hod been digging for it finally saw the foot sticking out from under ono of tho big tanks which fell down in the rentre of tho building. Thoy were two and a half hours extricating thp bod. It was crushed so badly ns to be almost un recognizable. Jacobson's silver watch was smashed, but there was enough of the dial left to show that It had slopped ut 0:32 o clock, Tho collapbe occurred ut 0:13, and It is supposed that thu w atch wus fust. Prescription B Park Place, It, V. 1'olsoit caso, lH s gallons. The baby and children must drink no other during summer bare quantity seat to country at one. TL 8011 Cert, raaod Water, H.D.-Ua'i). SHE LEADS IN BATTLE. Philippine iNsvnoENTs rioitz VNDEIt DR. EIZAZ'B WIDOW. Her Company Has Already Won Two Vic tories nnd Follows Her Devotedly Her lleanty nnd Her Determination to Farther the Cante for Which Her Husband Died. Tacoma, Wash., Juno 4. To-day's advices from Hong Kong say that the boautltul widow of Dr. Rlzol has caused a sensation throughout tho East by nssumlng command ot a company of In surgents in the Phlllpplno Islands. Already her command has won two lotorlos over Spanish troops. Her hoadquartcrs aro at Nale, In Cavlto province. It was roportod recently nt Hong Kong that slio had luovod Into Lnguna province, whoro Spanish troops havo beon operating latoly, but this proves to bo a mistake. Early last month her company attacked and droo back tho Spanish advance guard in Cavlto, inflicting seoro losses. Two of her company wero wounded. A few days later Spanish troops at tacked tho insurgents and wero driving them back. Then tho company of Capt. Rlzal came up and changed the defoat into victory. Her success Is accounted for largely by tho fact that hor command is composed of picked marksmen. At another tlmo hor followers Bet flro to bov eral large estates before tho Spanish troops could occupy them, thus destroying largo stores upon which the Spanish were depending. It will bo remembered that Mrs. Rlzal Is the stepdaughter of a retired Hong Kong morchant, who went to Manila for her health. Thero sho met Dr. Rlzal, nnd married him after a brief engagement, against her stepfather's wishes. Soon afterward Dr. Rlzal was captured by tho Spanish, convicted ot treason by tho court mar tial and ordorod to bo shot. His wlf o was per mitted to eoo htm just beforo ho was executed. Later she docldod to dovoto tho rest of her Ufa to tbe causa for which he died, and, after mak ing final preparations and arranging her affairs, sho went to Cavlte, whero her coming was hailed with delight by tho insurgents. When Dr. Rizal's body was delivered to his family his sister found in the bootlog a stirring ode he had written in prison, in which ho called upon his countrymen nevor to forsake the cause of liberty. This ode has been printed and dis tributed among tho insurgent troops. Mrr. Rlzal has taught it to her troops, who, accord ing to reports from tho Philippines, delight to sing It under her leadership. Mrs. Rlzal is an oxnert horsowoman and passes an hour every day practising with the rifle. Latest reports stale that, notwithstand ing tho Spanish boasts, tho Insurgents are win ning more victories than nro the Spanish, and that thero Is no prospect of tho Spaniards sub duing tho islands. The Spanish Governor-General has requested tho Government at Madrid to send him 8,000 more troops at onco. IS CAMPOS TO REPLACE WETLEItT sicaa That the Conservatives star L'nload the Buteher and Hold On. Special Cable Detpatch to TBI Box. Madrid, June 4. Thero is great anxiety among all classes to learn the result of tho Queen Regent's long interview with Gen. Marti nez Campos to-day. It is hoped that his known opposition to Weyler's policy of coercion will prevail, and that Weylor will be recalled. This step would be among tho first that Seflor Sa casta would take If ho wero appointed Prime Minister. There is a significant change in tho tone ot tho Conservative press, which indicates that tho fata ot the Conservative party is In nowlso re garded as being dependent on Weylor. Although popular opinion Is in favor of Sefior Sagasta's forming a new Government, the im pression prevails that thf Conservatives could remain In office if they recalled Weyler, In which case Gen. Campos would probably consent to rc placo him as Captain-General of Cuba. After a conference with tho Quoen Regent, the Presidents of the Senate and tbo Chamber of Deputies have advised her to retain Premier Canovss del Castillo and his Ministers in oQlce, OUBAN-AXEItlOAX CITIZENSHIP. Tbo London Chronicle Hnro We Aro Dlekerlna with Spain to Rearulato It. fptctal Cabli Df patch to Tnc Box. London, June 4. A despatch to the Chronicle from Washington says that Secretary of State Sherman is considering a proposal from Spain for a treaty to prevent fraudulent naturaliza tion, mainly with the idea of preventing natives of Cuba from claiming American citizenship after two years' residence In the Island, follow ing the issue of their naturalization papers. SPANISH SOZDIEnS 3IITTINT. Driven to Deopatr by III Treatment, They Kill a Llentenant-Cotoaol. Havana, via Key West, June 4. A sensation has been produced by tho news that tho soldiers of the Spanish battalion of Plzarro have mutinied, killing their Lieutenant-Colonel. The cause of tho revolt was tho bod treatment of tho soldiers. THE WLT. ARMISTICE SIGNED. Tnrkej Mar Bovletnal Hor Armj Urooee Stuot Babe the Blockade. Sptoial CnsU IHtpatch ta Tns Sits. Athens, June 4. The Turkish and Greek del egates met again to-day at Taratsa to consider tho demands of tho Porte regarding the applica tion of the armistice, as far as It affected marl- .fmn Affairs Greece finally acquiesced in tbe Turkish de mands, which were that tho blockado of the coasts of Macedonia and Rplrus should be raised, that no troops or contraband ot war should be landed on Turkish torrltory, and that vessels (under tho Turkish ling should be per mitted to enter Greek ports without hindrance. The full armistice was then signed. Turkoy will be allowed to revlctual her army In Thessa lyby woyof Volo, but will not be allowed to land troops or munitions of war. VESUVIUS HU11BT3 VOHTH. Tho Most Violent Bniptlon Rlnre 111 TO, When Sixty Llveo Were Lost, Sptoial Cablt IHipatc to Tns 8cm. Naples, June 4. Mount Vesuvius is again In eruption. The flow of lava from tho crater covers an area 2,000 metres long and 300 metres wide. Approach to tho mountain is extremely dangerous. Tbo eruption is the greatest slaoe 1872, whon more than sixty lives wero lost. A woman has been severely burned. Victoria's Letter lo All KngUsbtneu. Stxcial CalU IHtpatch loTiit Run. London, Juno 4. The Quoen will address a letter to Englishmen at homo and abroad on tho occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of her acces sion to tho throne Tbo letter will bo circulated In facsimile Killed by n Live Wlro. llALTIMOHE, June 4. William P. Ray, head salesman and assistant manager ot Cllnes' bi cycle establishment of this city, was on the portico of the second-story front room this morning dlroetlng the pasting of somo signs on the building, when, to steady hlmsolf, he grasped a live electric light wire. It is thought that 2,700 volts passed through his body. Death was instantaneous. His hand was badly burned, and his foot was disfigured. Mr. Itay was 30 years ot age, and came to this city from Wash ington. He bad boen in tho employ ot Cling Bros, for three year. - DOCTOR CHAHOED WITH MUHDEU. Arrested Owing lo His Peculiar Treatment of Prank or Brooklyn, Who Died. Denvkr, Col., Juno 4. Dr. LowIb F, Preston, a specialist with an advertised euro for con sumption, was arrested late last night nnd re leased upon ball to-day, charged with tho mur dorotDatld l'ronk, a patient from Brooklyn, N, Y, Tho body of Pronk will lio exhumed and nn Inquest will bo hold if tho autopsy shall de velop that doath was duo to tho prnctlco of tho specialist. Dm Id Pronk, with his family, enmo on in tho Inst stages of consumption. Thu CIgnrrrnkors' Union furnished money to glvo Pronk tho benodt of uioillrnl Jreatuiunt, nnd Dr. Preston's now euro was tried. This consists in inserting a trochar Into tho lungs at a point whero a cv Ity is supposed to bo. Through this hollow tubo n loop of platinum wlro Is Insorted. Conncctod with tho loop aro tho wires ot n powerful dec trio battery, nnd whon tho current Is on tho loop takes on a whlto heat, which Is supposed to kill the germs within tbo lung cavity, Pronk was unable to survivo tho application ot chloroform and the operation, dying soon after tho operation. Preston says ho has n written rolcao from Pronk, nnd will produco his collogo diploma as a defence. DELEGATE POSIllY'S PREDICAMENT. Kept In Quarantine, Far from tbo Internallonnl Commercial Consrro. Galvkston, Tox June 4. J. J. Pomby, delo gato from tho United States of Colombia to tho International Commercial Congress now In ses sion at Philadelphia, Is a passenger on tho Brit ish steamship Explorer which arrived yesterday morning, and Is being held tho usual tlmo in quarantine. Mr. Pomby Is n woalthy banker nnd merchant of Carthagenn, and h very anxious to got away so that ha can attend tho congress, but tho chances nro that ho w 111 not bo released until Sunday morning. That would be too lato for him lo fulfil his mission, nnd will rendor his trip to this country useless, as far as his mission is concerned. Dr. Mayfloid, thu quarantlno officer ot the port, took t ho matter up with tho authorities at Austin, and advised that, as thu shin Is entirely hoalthy, tbo drlcgato be permitted to land and proceed. The authority was secured, but It seems that tho passenger cannot bo landed until tho Custom llouso peoplo say so. The Collector appears to havo no discretion under tbo law In the matter, and Mr. l'ombj has taken tho m.vttor up with the rcproscntntho of his country at Washington In tho hope that ar rangements ran Ik- made for his releai-o. He has also tologTaphod tho Congress nt Philadelphia to use its Influence In his behalf, nnd it is thought that ho may be helped out of his pre dicament, otherwise he will bo held until Sun day morning. WEDDED TO A NOHLEMAN. IQIh Enmy Plnsse Married br Major Paean of lloboken leolerdny. Eckhart von Walther, said by his friends to bo a German nobleman and to havo been an olllccr honorably discharged from tho German army, w as married yestorday afternoon bj Ma or Fa gan of Uobokon to Emmy Emlllo Clarissa Cath erlna Frederlca Angelica do Condot Illo Plasse of this city. The ceremony took placo In the office of tbo Mayor. The witnesses were all officials ot tbe city of HoboLcn. Mr. Von Walther has been In this country for soveral years. Ho has been a teacher In the Southern States. Ho met Mlsi Plasse, who was also u toacher, in January. Since they hd not enough acquaintances In this country to make a. big wedding worth whllo, the de cided to have tbe simplest one possible, and took a cab to Uobokon. They hod tho idea common to foolish young folks from Now York that a Hobokcn wedding attracts the least posslblo amount of nubile at tention. When they teturned In their cab to 056 Lexington avenue, where both have been living, the other folks looked thorn in thu eyo and said "Beon married!" Mr. and Mrs. Von Walther blushed and said they had. DOOS CAUSE PANIC. Ono Alarms n Barber Sbops Customer, and the Other Scare Shopper. The heat affected a black collie dog which Mrs. Mary Ellis of 130 Third avenuo was tnklng up Broadway yesterday afternoon, nnd ha cavorted around In such an alarming fashion that Mrs. Ellis released hor bold on tbo chain which held him. Ho boundod Into tho barber shop of V. Martlo, under tho Hotel Marlborough, and n pnnlo among tho customers and shavers followed. Tho animal was chased into tho hotel lobby, and, after scattering the guests thero, It ran out into tho street. Ho saw persons in the neigh borhood wildly excited and dashed back Into tho harbor shop. Policeman Steadman got around by this tlmo and knocked half tho llfoout of the dog with his stick. Then bo took him into the street and finished the other half w 1th a pistol shot. Another dog a yellow one-dashed through Twenty-third stroet from Broadway to Hixth avenue earlier In the afternoon and scared tho shoppers along that thoroughfare. At the cor ner of Sixth avenuo Tony Be an of 307 East Forty-eighth stroet killed tho dog with a blow of a club. Mil. SHEPA JU) 'S CA MDEN MARIUACE. The Rev. Mr. Van Horn Did .lot Know lbs Man Who Unve Hint a S)SO Fee. Rev. William Van Horn ot Third stroet and Kalghn's avenue, Camden, has made tho discovery, it is said, that it was ho who performed tbo first ceremony ot morriago which united Elliott F. Sbcpard with the widow Esther Wiggins. While President McKlnley was being inaugurated on March 4 last a well-dressed couple were ushered Into Mr. Van Horn's prcsoneo by Cob Driver Harry C. Park. They asked lo bo married. Tho brldo- groom ga n his ago ns 23 and tho brldo hers as .3. The brldo said sho was n widow. When the couplo had gono Mr. Van Horn wns surprised to tlnd that the bridegroom had handed him live $10 bills. When tho Shopard marriage crcntod bucIi n sensation, tho Rev, Mr. Van Hum, remembering that fee, which was bucIi a surprlso to a Cuiudon preachor, went to his records and found that it was ho who hod Berformcd tho first ceremony to the win of Mrs. hopard, the daughter ot William II, Vandcrbtlt. DROWNED WHILE BATHING. Dr. Townonnd Wire or Waahlnston Lose Their Llveo In the Uulmt e-alteslon, , Galvkhton. Tex., Juno 4. Last night Dr. H. B, Towuo, his wife, and slster-ln-law, MUsGruce Trout, went Into the Unit bathing. A large ware suddonly struck them, carrying them out to soa. Miss Trout was thrown on tho rocks of an abandoned jetty. Tho doctor nnd his wife wero carried out to soa and draw nod. After muoh difficulty Miss Trout got back to the shore, and in a bewildered condition found hor wav to her fnther'B residence, und reported tho incident to her fathernud brother. A vigorous search was Instituted Immediate ly, and tho bodies wiro recovered early this morning. Dr. and Mrs. Towne lame hero from Washington, 1). C, about n fortnight neo on n visit to Mrs. Tonne's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S, C. Trout. They Intonded lenlng to-day for IiOiilslana, whero the Doctor Intended practis ing his tirofcsslon. Thoy leavo two children, a boy and girl need, respectively 12 and 10 jours. THE XEW MINISTEH TO SPA IX, tniaai.' Wllllmns, Former Cotisul.lieneral nt Havana, Hald to He llio Presldrul's Cbolt-r. Wahiiinciton, June 4, It Is said Unit tho President's choiuo for Minister of the United States lo Madrid Is Mr. Ramon O. Williams, formerly Consiil-Goneral In Havana, Mr. Wil liams has been travelling in Motlco fur somo tlmo and U ignorant of tho President's Intention lo solid hi in to Madrid, for a telegram which was sent tnhliu carl) this week readied .Mcxku City after Mr. Williams had left for Nuw York.w hero lieu 111 nrrho ou Monday. Ho cumta on tbo steamship Saratoga, whlih also brings Mr. Calhoun, tho United States BpoUal Commis sioner to Cuba, Itlsofllelalli stated at tho Whlto Hauso to day that tho President will appoint n Minister to Spain somo tlmo next week. Mr. Calhoun will return to Washington on Tuesday aud will report to thu President, Nysek. ". V. Two beautifully furnished cottages to nut forseuoo. A. W. Esxer, 8 fork place, K. T. -Ats. CHANGES IN THE TARIFF. REPUBLICAN STEEBINO COMMITTEE MAKES AN IMPORTANT REVIStOX. The Principal Changes Asreed Upon Are In the Dulles In the Wool nnd In the Nnsar chedulep The Proposed Increase In the Revenue Tax on Beer ta Abandoned. Washington. Juno 4. On Tuesday evening last n largo numbor of Republican Senators. In cluding tho uiombors of tho Bub-Commlttco of Flnauco who framed tho tariff bill. Senators Piatt of New York and Spooncr of Wisconsin, who with tbo sub-eonuultteo form tho steering commlttco cliargod with tbo work of putting thu Tariff bill through tho Sonato, mot at tho rostdonco ot Senator McMillan ot Michigan. Aflor a good dinner thoso Republican loaders held n long nnd earnest consultation for Iho purposo ot settling all differences that oxlstcd with regard to tho various schedule ot tho bill, and to mako sure ot harmonious and speed) notion In getting tho bill to a vole. Tho result of tho conference was nn agreement to proposo very radical changes In tho most important schodules, which will not only uocure unani mous support for It on tho Republican side ot tho Senate, but will mako the hill acceptable to tho House leaders nnd reasonably suro of adop tion by tho Committee of Conference, to which it will eventually go. Tho wool schedulo will bo amended In ac cordance with tho demands of tho Sena tors representing tho distinctive wool-growing States. In brief tho proosod changes aro: Tho minimum duty on third-class wools Is to bo lncrcnsod from 4 to 5 cunts a pound, nnd tho lower dlv ding lino In third-class wools, be tween maximum nnd minimum price, is to bo reduced from 10 to 0 cents. Tho duty on first clnsi wools is to bo Incrensod from 8 to 0 conts a pound, and that on second-class und skirted wools lo 10 cants. Tho sugar Bcbedulo la to bo recast. That is, tho duties aro to bo made specific. Possibly thoro may bo a slight docronso from tho ratos fixed by tbo House; but if this bo conceded It will bo vory slight. The proposed tncrcaso of tho lax on boor to $1.44 a barrel will bo abandoned, with n possible concession to thoso who arguo tho necessity of additional revenue in tho way of uraendmonts to tho present regulations so that tho full nmount of tax of $1 n barrol shall bo paid. A rebate of 7h cents a barrel for leakage &c, Is now allow ml. This chungo nlono will add nearly $3,000,000 to tho internal revenue receipts. If It shall be found expedient to pro (do additional sources of revenue tho proposed restoration ot n stamp tax will doubtless bo mado, tho stamp to be of tho value of ono cent Instead of two, ns under tho old regime, and mado to apply to chocks, drafts, stock certificates, tec INHERITANCE TAX VOID. Tbe Pennsylvania Law Declared Cuconslttn tlonal by s Philadelphia Court. Philadelphia, Juno 4. President Judgo Hauua, In tho Orphans' Court, In an adjudica tion tiled in tho cstato of Gcorgo Blight, de ceased, this afternoon docldod that the now direct Inheritance tax of 2 percent, to be levied upon personal property aboo tbo value of $3,000 is unconstitutional. Ha bases his doclslon on tho ground that It is in conflict with the Con stitution, which proHcrlbes that all taxation upon the same class of subjects shall be uniform; that the Legislature has no power when levying a tax upon n Class to exempt any tmrt ot that class from taxation, becauso tho Constitution prescribes that when a tax Is laid no power to exempt shall be vested In the Legis lature for othor property than that exomptua by thu Constitution itsolf. aud that as to the es tates of persons who died before the passago of the act. Its provisions are retroactive und there fore Illegal. If this decision Is confirmed by tho Supreme Court of Pennsylvania It will deurlc the Stato of a prospective rovenuo of $730,000 a year. MR. CLEVELAND FISHING AGAIN. Mr. Benedict Tneht, with Htm on Board, Forced to Anchor nt new London by the For. New London. Conn.. June 4. Banker E. C. Benedict's steam yacht Oneida camo to anchor In the harbor lato to-night on account of tho fog uftcr a fishing crulso In Gardiner's Bay. Ex-President Cleveland was on board. Tho yacht started from Greenwich early on Thursday morning. It ran down to New York before starting on the cruise. Tbe Oneida ar rived off Plum Island nt 7 o'clock and remained thero at anchor over night Tho crew camo ashoro for tho mall to-night and reported that a large mess of black bass had boon taken. Tho Oneida will proceed to Gray Gables to-morrow and loavo tho cx-Prcsldent at his summer home there. IN8URAXCE IX LOXG ISLAXD CITT. Pollrle Cancelled Because the Fire Depart ment Has Been Bednced. Tho recent reduction of tbo Long Island City Fire Department to thrco skeleton companies, totally insufficient to copo with a good-sized Are, has had Its effect on one of tho largest Insurance companies of Now York city, which has notified its agents to cancel all policies In Long Island City and write) no now ones, not even on dwell ing houses. Tho company did a profitable busi ness in tho clt), but preferred to glto it up rather than tnke chances with present flro ser A Ice. Mayor Oloiuon cut dow n Iho Flro Depart ment forco owing to a lack of funds to maintain it. The cntiro upper part of tho city Is loft with out protection. An effort will bo made In that district to organlrc volunteer companies. TARIFF SCHOOL FOB SEXAJOR.1. New Vork IleTortu Club Open Headquarter In Wasblnston, Washington, June 4. Headquarters of the Roform Club, tho gold Democratic organization of New York, have been opened here, with Gal l In Tompkins In charge. It Is understood that tho purposo of tho club In coming to Washing ton at tills tlmo Is to furnish technical Informa tion on tho tariff to Senators who may desire to use It in tho dobate. Iho work of the club has hi far attrnctod little or no nttentlnn. although Mr. Tompkins bus hud informal talks with a few ot tho gold Democrats in Congrcas, especial ly the Senators. Thntdeaof tho dub seems to bn that the gold Democrats bhould oppose the Tariff bill and thus create tlio only issue upon which Democracy can unite. DREW A PISTOL AT THE WINDSOR. Private UrtenlUe Locked t'p for Threatening In Nhoot the Hotel Drtertlvr. Charles A. Coatcs, a private detective from Boston, who has been sta)Ing for a week at tho Windsor Hotel, loft thero yesterday nnd went to tho Grand Union. Ho had an engagement with somo friends in tho Windsor caf6in the evi nlng nnd liought drinks for tin in. A qiinrrol ii rose between him and tho bat keeper out the change, and Ciiati-h lie-gnu to crttliiso tho hott 1, nnd when Henry Mlenhoff, the Windsor doted he, tuld him to behave, Coattadrow a 3H callbio t-owdwir und threatened lo shoot Mlen hoff, Tho hotel dctoctlvo took lilm to the East Fifty-first street pollco station und locked him up. A Baby Zebu In Ihe (ity Mrnnsrrlr. A zobu mndu Its iipponrnnco in tho Inclosure of Iho humpbacked initio of the Central Park menagerie yesterday morning. There Is a herd of halfadoren of the drcHiiij-eycd, black and gray nnliiinls In the park which arc much petted by the children, whop.it their heads while feed inn thorn with lonklcHiiiid t.uidy. Thu latest iirrhul is Inn colored with a whlto head, nnd, ill thu afternoon it ran about tho en elusuiu. jotting a tumble now and then when It weak legs gao w i. Its mother followed It wilh apparent snlleitudu, and ran her tongue over Its bod) each I me It full, as though to sootho thu pain, who Iho bull zobu gazed at tho little one with lndll.uri'iuu. Clove lend In 14 hours aud I S minutes by Ken York Central. Iaru Ursud Central station D 00 P. H., ar rive Cleveland 7;10, Toledo 10.06 next morniBX. CUeifO 4 .00 ft. iL-Aiv. MARRIED ON HIS DEATH BED. Robert P. Fnnnlnr, Tepbrw or Calvin S. Ilrlee, Mnke Miss flpeneer Ills Wife. Pomona, Cal., Juno 4. Robert E. Fanning, nephew of ox-Senator Calvin S. Brlco of Ohio, died suddenly nt Tempo, Ariz., this morning, nnd tho Information has been telegraphed to his relatives In Pomona Valley. Mr. Fanning had passed much of tho Inst fivo months In this region. Ho had pulmonary con sumption In tho second stage. In May physi cians told him he must go to a drier climate, so ho moved to Tempo. List weak ho had several hemorrhages that noarly Ulllod him. His mother and MIbh Eleanor Spencer, to whom he wns en gaged, woro called to Tempo. Mr. Fanning wns told his end was near, nnd on Tuesday ho was married on his doathbod to Miss Spencer, Ho grew steadily worse, nnd passed away during a hemorrhage. Ho wns assistant to tho general manager of tho Iron Mountain Railroad, and onoot tho most promising railroad ofllcors In tho WojL. Ho In herited wealth from his father, and ho willed that nnd n largo insiiranco to hlj brldo. Ills body will bo taken to Sodalla, Mo. JAILED FOR HIS USE OF BOTTLES. A Hynagegue Functionary lalnly Protest III Isnomnce or tho Bottle Act. Louis Blum of 102 Suffolk street, n function ary of an east sldu synagogue, was sentenced to tho City Prison for ten days by Magistrate Mott, in tho Essex Market Court yesterday, on a charge of violating tho Bottlo act. Blum was dologated by tho congregation re cently to procure nnd sot In position a canopy which Is usod in tho Hebrow service?. He ro movod tho tops from fourteen siphon buttles which had accumulated in his house, and fash ioned them Into hooks to hold tho canopy. Somo members of tho congregation notified tho Uptown Bottlers' Association, nnd n detoc tive arrested Blum on Thursday afternoon und seized tho mutilated siphon bonds, w hleh w cro tho property ot members of tbe Uptown Bot tlers' Association. Blum protested his innocence of any Intent to violate tho law and offered to pay for the proo erty in court, but his offer was not accepted. Ordinarily In such cases Magistrates haio In flicted a fine of 30 cents for each bottlo Involved. GOV. DYE'S NEGRO FAMILY WINS Ho Forsook Iho While, and Depurated III For tune to Those He Choose In Their Plnee. Elberton. Ga., Juno 4. By formal act to-day tho mulatto family of tholato ox-Guv. Gcorgo XV. Dyo camo Into possession of his estate, said to bo worth $300,000. Dye belonged to ono ot the larg est slave-owning families In tbo South. Having been Jilted by the daughter of n neighbor, ho forsook white companions, and retiring to his cstato, devoted himself to cotton planting. When ho died Bomo years ago $40,000 in gold was found In n sack under tho pillow on which his head rested whon ho died, and another large sum was found in anotbor nlacc. His will left all to his negro family. His whlto klnspoople have tried to break tho will. A CHILD IIOBSE THIEF. Ten Year Old and a Feet N Inehe Tnll, and V.ct Has Stolen by the Wholesale. Perrt. Oklahoma, Juno 4. Ed Reeves, a 10-year-old boy, 3 feet 8 Inches tall, has been ar retted east of here for w holesalo horso stealing. Reeves is tho youngest defendant that ever ap peared on tbe United States docket. KILLED HIS SISTER BY ACCIDENT. Ike Threw the Rtono at HI Brotber-la-Law aud It Hit Her on tbeflond. Mason City, la., June 4. Frank Wiltse and Jeromo Dow, brothers-in-law and both prosper ous farmers, living two miles east of Charles City, had a dispute to-day over the trespassing of some cattle. They exchanged blows, and Wiltse seized a stone weighing about three pounds and hurled it with all tbe forco ho could muster at Dow's head. Tho stone missed Its mark, but struck Mrs. Dow, his sister, in the back of tbe head, killing her Instantly. Sho was standing near, n wit ness to tho dispute, but, bocomlng alarmed, started to run Into tho house. Wiltse. when he saw what he had done, was frantic with grief. Ho at onco surrendered to Sheriff Parker and ?:nve bonds for his appearance at trial. The unernl will lie held to-morrow. The trial Is Bet for tho day following. WEDDED LATE AT XIOHT. A Brooklyn Couple Call t'p Justice Oetger After 1 1 O'clock. A couple who debarked from a Pennsylvania Railroad ferryboat In Jersey City, at 11:30 o'clock lost night, asked the policeman at the ferry entrance where they could find a clergy man or a Justice of tho Pcaeo. Tho young man told tho policeman in confidence that they wanted to get marrlod. They wero directed to Justice of the Peaco Gelgcr, who has an oflico adjoining Police Hendquartors. Justice Gelger wns called up and performed tho ceremony. The brldo, a pronounced blonda. described herself as Mary E. Pnrkor. 20 years old. of GOO Carroll street, Brooklyn. Thebrlde frrooni. a beardless youth, was Otto K. Knlner, 21 years old, of 130 South Oxford street, Brooklyn, DIED AT THE WEHT SHORE FERRY. Mr. Balman Wet to Have Hailed To-Day for Knropo on tbe Lueanla. Charles Balman and his wife arrived In this city yostorday from Blbloy, Douglas county.Kan., whore Balman had earned ft compotenro a a farmer. The couple were going tn sail for Europe to-day on tbo Lueanla. Mr. Balman fell just after leaving tho West Shoro Ferry at the foot of West Fort) -second street, and died. It Is sup posed, of heart dlscaso before an ambulance ar rived. Ills body was removed to tho Wost Forty-so enth street station. Mrs. Balman went to see n friend named Morgan, who keeps n hotel at Ciarkson and West streets, to get him to help her arrange for her husband's burial. Mr. Sal man was 07 J ears old. IMGVSTB ATTACK A FARMER. They Are orihe Srvrn-1 ear Variety and Hungry Bnoush lo Rat a Horse. Hit RiinEAD, L. I June 4. Norton Raynnr, a farmer, came to Rlverhcad this afternoon to notify tho farmers of tho nrrlvnl of tho seven-year locust. He was drhlmr In from Manor to Cnlvertnn this afternoon, and when midway bom con thu two fnrmlnir districts he ran Into a swurm of locusts. They nttneked Ila) nor and his horso nnd completely oWurod tho sun as would nbigrloud, lla nor declared he almost suffocated and that tho locusts were very hungry. Bellamy fllorer Quit Cinrlnnnll for Jood. Cincinnati. O., Juno 4. Mr, Bellamy Btorer, the now Minister to Belgium, and Mrs. Slorer hao hid a long good-by to their Cincinnati friends. Last nlghl they Marled for Washing ton, nnd on Juno 10 will sail for Eurnno, ThoHtorcrshaiodriided for tho future, when In this country, to mako their homo nt Wash ington, whero they h.it o pun based n hnndsoino residence, Mr. Storer will visit this city once n year to look after bis Interests. Their mansion on Qrandin road, this city, has been dismantled. Philadelphia' Nusar Fleet. Piiil.AnKiriliA. Juno 4. Tho sugar steamers arriving at this port bato almost attained tho dignity of n flint, hi numerous aro they. Four of them ciiuie iip tho rh er last nil-lit and to-day with ciin-niM for Spreikuls, tho Franklin Compan), nnd thu American Sugar Refining Company, The stcniiinrs to day weru tho lloeclideiin. from Dantzlc, with 33,OtW bugs of sugar; tho Vedrn, from Hamburg, with 13,20i bags; thoMokta, from Hlcttln. with 33,110 bags, and tho Strath ncBH, from Hamburg, with 311,320 bags. Collector Mllbrrlh Down with Pleurisy. Collector Kllbrcth la very 111 with pleurisy at his Now York clt) homo In tho Dakota apart ments. Mrs. ICIlbroth was summoned last night from Southampton, tho country homo ot thu Collector. lleadaeheWUdom Take Tarrant's SeltserApsrleat. II removes the cu. JL&v. RIOT TRIUMPHS OVER LAW. JS .V OHIO MOB LYNCH El ITS MAX 'Ml AFTER A BATTLE WITH MILITIA. ilsBnli t:iNsafafl Two Cltlsrn or Urbann Killed and Several wjjBH Others Wounded by lunrdmen Trying In ; BaH Protect n Negro Who Had Assaulted On 'BbsbbI or tho Moat F-atlmabln Women In Ihe City (-.'- S H An All-.Vuht Biruguln with tho Mob Mill- ( yX H tinmen Cowed nnd Turned Awny Tho I&BsbbbbI Sheriff and MllltU Captain Flee rrom tho "JtVI Town Sharp Criticism or Uov. BushnelU AVlg'ossal UnnANA, O., Juno 4. Riot triumphed over '?V 3 law In Urbana this morning, and a man who &? VH hnd been tried, convlctod, nnd sentenced to im- '' ! prisonnicnt was taken from tho jail nnd hanged t S Msssai too, trco In tho court ynrd: but victory did not tlH rest with tho mob until after n battlo with ths j . I Ml Urbana guards, In which two men woro killed i ; If y outright and a dozen others desperntolr " asssi woundod. To-night tho city is in tremendous 'ivlH excitement. ''mVasafl Tho Sheriff, who did his best to fulfil his duty. v, M and tho Captain of Iho militiamen, who in strlv- 'Vassal Ing to uphold tho majesty ot tho law fired Dotnt 'Tvasssi blank at their fellow citizens, havo fled tho town 'ii JlH tocscapo tho ragoof hlthorto law-abiding n.on, 5, t-ilB which tho knowledge of their lawlessness seems 'vJI'obB to havo Increased. Tho lynching of tho negro " 'ffihllB who nssiultcd ono of tho must cs.lmahle women UiHH In Urbana Is openly acclaimed, and the wildest VB threats nro mado against all thoso who strove to 'i.!H prevent it. P-mBsbsss! On tho 27th ot Mvy Mrs. T. M. Gaumcr. ths " I kfll widow of nn Urbana newspaper man well known 1 'jBjH In Ohio, was assaulted nt her homo In this city tafH by Charles nllns Click Mllcholl. who had boon a , 'jl porter at ono of tbo hotels here. Mitchell w.ia wjLssal uiruslod und held to uwn.lt developments, Mrs. S.l Gaumcr's condition being so critical at the 1 iSIaH tlmo that It was feared she would not -'flBssssi survivo tho shock. The real nature of , aSssssi his crime was not known at that tlmo, InsnBssssi tho Impression having gone out that ho had f-ml been detected In nn attempt at burglary nnd lvnBBsi bad attacked Mrs. Gaumcr in his endeavor to ' H escape Sho Bcctned to want to conceal the) 'ijH facts. Tho feeling, however, was Intense against 1WH tho 1102T0, und yostcrduy when Mrs. Gaumcr fnWzsfl told tho real story of the assault tho indignation kf sassl of tho populaco know no bounds. Excited lBaal crowds gathered on tho street corners, nnd CThI when Mitchell was taken to tho homo Hsassi of Mrs. Gaumcr nnd was idontlllcd post- 'Ussal tlvoly by her, tho friends ot his victim Mssi became frenzied with anger, and tho words 'flassl "L)nch him!" wcro upon the lips of a thousand .'91 men. All that was needed was a leader. Great ' '1I:sbbb1 crowds began to surround the county Jail, whero r"tsBll Mltevbcll was held a prisoner. Sheriff Me-CIuin Ossi became apprchcnslvo and called upon tho Ur- ' 1 bona Guards, composed of forty men, a part of nvb! tbe State mllltla, to come to his assistance. Ths jjll company responded and was on guard at tho 1ffa! jail during estcrday afternoon and last night. 'NbbI It became so apparent to Sheriff McClaln and tM H tho other court officials that if action was do- flasai la cd mob A lolenco would result that It was do- 'u'ssai tcrmlned by Judge Hclscrman to impanel a dB'JH special Grand Jury, placo tho prisoner on trial. BoVassa! sentence, and havo him removed to the pcnlten- ShIbsbI tlary in Columbus at once. Sheriff McClaln ufl H occupied just twelve minutes in impanelling ths IjH H Grand Jury. S H The Jury wero sworn immediately and charged S by the court. An hour later tt filed its report, "'&! indicting Mitchell for criminal assault. Tho 'PijFB prisoner w as brought into court disguised tn ".XlH soldier clothes, and upon the odv.'eo of counsel fssssssl who bad been appointed to defend him entered a j- IHj plea of guilty. Judge Hclscrman then sentenced vXsbbb! him to tw cnty years In tho penitentiary', at hard jB H labor. This is tho full limit of tho law. Judgo HH Ueiserman showed that ho was in sympathy '9 sssl with tho mob which surrounded tho jail, as In K H passing sentence ho remarked that the crime -XBj ought to bo one punishable by death. 'SX H It was the Intention to rcmovo Mitchell ira- , flJ-Bs! mediately to the Stato prison In Columbus, but XMbb! the mob had so increased In numbers and be- .JD M come so menacing in manner that the Sheriff 'Sj H changed his mind. Ho smuggled Mitchell back S m Into the jail In his military uniform, and then In 19 l the bono that tho quick conviction and sentence fS JH would appease tho mob, bo appeared on the jail I'Kll steps and shouted: "Boys, go home. He has S sat Sal been tried, convicted, and sontenced to twenty ' tSI years." ISH Cries of rage arose from the crowd whon they ;K TM learned that they had been tricked. Tbo Sheriff SjSB t9 retreated Into the Jail and double barred all ths 'iffl Vm doors and windows. Ho placed tho negro in the rH f' most sccuro cell, on the second floor, and or- fta !' dered the militia to remain on guard all night. jgjj I; Tbo guardsmen w cro stationed on the ground b f floor. In thecorrldors. Mjj Tbe Sheriff had planned to spirit Mitchell jjVjj away In a carriage fronr'tho rear of the jail and p'g drive him to Hagenbaugh's Station, a fow miles rll'i off, and thero board tbo cast-bound Panhandle) -i?3 ! train for Columbus. Ho was afraid to do this. Iff ' bow ever, as tbo mob surrounded tho Jail on all ' fyi'. sides. Had ho done so it is likely that his effort f'X to savo the negro would havo failed, for when .JlJ, tho train reached tho station It was boarded by ,KS a number of men from Urbana, who forced ths JjHj conductor to keep it watting while thoy soarched JjUJ every car to mako suro that Mitchell was not , .t;!' there, )tt$ Ab tho ovenlng wore on the crowds about ths f, jail thinned out and tho Sheriff bogan to feel ftl more secure. At midnight all was qulot. Halt B'f' an hour later mon wero scurrying through tho tw Btreots from oery direction toward tho JalL '$ Whon about 300 men bad gathered ono of them VI went to tho Jnll door, and. pounding loudly, W, shouted: , , Wi "Ohoupyour prisoner I Wj Capt. Leonard ot tho militia ordered his mon 3;-i to fall In. Tho crowd outside heard thu com- fit mand nnd tho rattle of tho muskets as the sol- -J dlorsobcjed. Their blood was not yet unto the ' m f fighting pitch and thoy fell hack. But they rol- MS if lied beforo long nnd returned to tho attack. , IjjB It was planned by tho leaders of the mob to -Sin b, keep the soldiers and deputies engaged lu ths ,a;T, a front of tho Jail while an attack was mado In 'i the rear. 11111 1110 men in ironi carriea out ino rwi flan loo eagerly. They wero so threatening that iSl'i 'apt. Leonard and the Sheriff thought that an -IJj attack was Imminent. Capt. U-onard throw dvrf open tho Jnll door, and, standing ou tho steps, jjj , shouted: v i.d jj "I will glvojou thrco minutes to dlspors. ivi'?j If you do not wu will Urol" ,eil!',4 The crowd wns a bit daunted by tho deter- ,"i 3 mined bearing nsl fell hack Involuntarily. Just ' Wt,y "I at that moment of slleniotho crash of slcdgs 'dc.l.il hammers against tho Iron of the rear door rang iSJJj - out. Hoping perhaps that tho attention of the H' r 1 mllltla would bo dhorted to tho re ir. mid not ii ii bellolmr in thnlr hearts that thu mllltla would "y J I fire upon I heir own friends, tho crowd tn front Vi't1' ninde a wild rush forward. ..,. '-JJft k Thoy were mot by a vollov from tho rifles of F4 i) tho mllltla, and a score of men fell in their , A U tracks. Tho citizen soldlors stood Arm, with SM if guns to shoulder, hut thero was no mod. Ills- umS f- majed and panic-stricken, though Infuriated, Ms tho crowds ran helter-skelter, i hoy weru In no ;t Jl mood lust then to run up against another wall fll n of bullets. Tho mon lu tho rear dropped (heir ii -M sli dgo hammers and fled, J A Jf Tho crash of tho rifle volley rang ocr ths W M town, and almost Instantly men, women, aud , jA M children camo rushing from their homes, tl 5 "There's ft big battlo between tho mllltla and jj ii f citizens!" was thownrd on ecry ono's lips. Ths J if entire community was wild with excitement. I f Tho first ones who gninod courngo enough to ' "t f approach tho jnll yard found it like a battlefield. 1 V Mm wero 1) lug all about with blood pouring n R' from their fiullot wounds. Two wero stuns . ' ;f &. dead. Ono wns oung Harry Bell, a business A inuu of thu town, aud tho other wn J. Muggins 7," 'x of Kcniiard.n nearby town. Dr. Thompson of tf- 5 "f Lowiabury, liny Dickinson of I'rhana, I'rnsi'iu. t, if ting Attorney S. II. Denton, Ralph .MtCiimu, 1Vi7 Znuc Wank, A. W, Howen.nnd Dennis (mny. i,' W I nli of I'rliana, wiro woundeil, Wank and Bowen e "J A probably mortally. m U As tho dcnil nnd wuundid wore curried front I . ; 'H thu Jnll yard It kcciiiixI ns though tho entire pop- ,J 'J ulatlou of the town and surioundliig country ' Jl 7, (1 had turned nut. Ycllsof ragu rang through ths ' J t sf streets till dawn. .,..,,,,,,., F, if sM Early lu thu ovenlng Sheriff Met lain had tele- '-' i It graphed to Hoi, Iliishuell at Woosttr for assist. I 1 umo. Gov ilushncll replied that the Sheriff ,'.?! ought to bo ahlo to proteittho prisoner with 1 a the aid of tbu local mllltar) company and what J deputies he could call to his assistance, , U JS Tho Sheriff had douo his best, and now, bo- $ '1 sieged in his Jail Bad with a mob cUmorlns Im - f A 1 ,. . . . m