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I I n-S 80." WJV Sa8Pi?Bpmih W F.r; warmer, southerly winds. .lIH
H i.vo rooz, nvx a duidoe jumper."
H rollceirmn Brady Says He Saw Capt. Keeblo
, Jump to Suddsa Death So Do Lot! or Walt.
H reeset nbo &oved Heebie But Ttaero I B
Dime Museum Man In the TToodpU Alter All.
H For three years William C Keeblo bad been
H promising to Jump from the Brooklyn Bridge.
H On Saturday he sent word to the newpapers
that he would Jump on Sunday morning: at five
H minutes before 11 o'clock. Policeman Brady ot
B the bildfjo squad It very sure that he saw Kee-
' tie Jump at exactly that hour. Bo are lot ot
K other peopla sura. They all agree that Keoble's
H4 body disappeared In the East River and did not I
H." rlo agnln. Keeble'a Jump was to be In the In- I
' tercstof a useum on tho Bowory. I
' ltrhlca Jumpers have been many, but their
i Jumps hare been fow, especially when they havo
H' been backed by dlmo museum manners. Bo
(oiks learned In tho ways of bridge Jumpers will
H steadfastly refuse to belloro that Keeblo
l Jumped until bis dead body haa been found In
H? the river.
Hi Keeblo wai (and still may be) nn Englishman.
H Ho was born In London about twenty-three,
HJ years ago. In London, so ho sold, and so a modal
H' In his possession certified, he Jumped sixty feot
H from Dlackfrlar's Brldgo Into the Thames. Uo
l also boasted that he had been locked up for
H? ninety days for so doing:. Aftor coming; to this
H? country ho went to San Francisco, whero a sister
H of bis Is now living. In 1803 ho startod east
H' with Kelly's division of Coxoy's Army. Another
H; of his many medals celebrates tho fact with
this Inscription: "Captain William 0. Keeble.
H Kelly's Ind'l Army. Cal. to Washington. 1H03.'
H At Bait Lako City, on tho authority of another
Hj medal, bo performed n" high Jump of 75 feet."
Hj Two other medals say that he Jumped ISO foet
H. from a echoonor's mast in 1804. Tho day or
H month ot theso achievements is In each caso
H omlttod. Lato in 1804 Keeblo came to Now
H York, and wont to llvo at 100 Chrystio street, in
H a furnished room house. With short lnterrup
H tlons ho has lived there ever slnco.
H lie had been for soma time dumb-waiter man
H at Dennett's Fourteenth street luncheon rooms.
It was his duty to taks the ordors from tho
waitresses and see them satisfactorily ailed.
Ue had a slight mustache, and was given to
j combing his dark, hair high over his forehead.
H Ho generally wore a smile that seems to have
H mado him stand high In tbo estocm ot the wait-
resscs, as will be shown hereafter.
H From tho day ho reached New York he has
H . been boasting ot his Intention to Jump from tho
B Brooklyn bridge Ho has frequently taken his
friends over the bridge, explaining to them Just
H how he would do It. lie has always boen very
H sure that when he really determined to Jump
the police would not Interfere with him in tho
H least. For several months ho has enjoyed tho
H, friendship of W. E. Holmes, one of the managers
I and proprietors of the museum on the Bowery.
H The museum. If you would know. Is tho placo
H where the bell rings, unceasingly, by day
M. md night, as the cable cars rattle by. In the
entrance portico hongs tho triply ruffled under
H garment which, a large poster llnfonns the
j public, belongs to the only three-leftged girl
H on earth, woo sits within. On June SO
H- last Mr. (Holmes come to the newspaper
fm offices with a manifesto setting forth Keo-
ble's intention to Jump from the bridge
H on or before Aug. 1. Appended to the
B manifesto was the last will and testament with
which Kceble had anticipated tho event. The
M, newspapers, even tho new kind, declined to
?rlnt any of Mr. Holmes's Information. Mean
line a pair ot laced-up hip boots were placed on
H exhibition In a shoo storo In the Bowery, near
Stanton street. This card was attached to
: Clxamplcm Vessel J ompor. :
Hf Cliptur Office.
I, In the middle ot last week-Keeblo left his
place at Dennett's. Ho told his waitress friends
that he wanted to prepare for li Jump from tho
bridge. Uo would let them know, he said,
through Walter Weed, tho restaurant coffee
man, just when he Intended to Jump.
Saturday afternoon the newspapers received a
communication saying that Keeble was going to
" Jump on Sunday at 11 o'clock. The Informa
tion whs accompanied with his card. The news
was circulated at Dennett's. It was sent to tbo
bridge police, too, accompanied, as ever, by tho
"champion vessel Jumper" card. The police
discreetly decline to say who sent it to them.
Cant. Ward of tho bridge squad at 5 o'clock
on Saturday afternoon Instructed Policeman
Steller to go to Keeble's boarding house. 100
Chrystie street, at 0 o'clock on Sunday morning,
dressed in plain clothes, and shadow any man ot
brldgo-Jumplngaspoct who might leave the
house. Capt. ward told Steller not to wait
after 0 o'clock, but to come back and goon duty.
Steller took his stand opposite the house at a
little before 0. Until after 8 o'clock he saw
nothing suspicious and began to fear that
Keeble bad slipped away from him. Uo called a
Uttlo boy.
"Sonny," he said, "go to that houso there and
knock on the door, and ask for Capt. Keeble.
When be comes to the door tell him that a lady
friend of bia Is down on IUvlngton street wait
ing to see him."
The little boy did as ho was told. Kceble ap-
J eared at tbo door. He was dressed In a blue
ersey with the words "Capt. Keeblo, Cham
pion Vessel Jumper." embroidered on the chest.
Tho "globetrotter In tho mutoum wean one
exactly like It, but differently inscribed. The
short sleeves exposed Keeble t tattooed arms,
lie wore ordinary trousers. Uo smiled when ho
heard the Uttlo boy's message, and sal 1:
" Tell the lady, ho said, " that I have an im
portant engagement tnls morning and cannot
At 0 o'clock Steller, as ordered, went back and
reported to Cant Ward. Tbo Captain hud put
six extra men on duty, three In each roadway nf
the bridge, to prevent the Jump. Though he nail
no Idea that the attempt would be mado after 0
o'clock, ho decided to keep them on duty until
At 10 o'clock a crowd began to gather on the
Dover streetpler under the New York end of
the bridge. There were lots of waitresses from
the Dennett luncheon rooms all over the city.
There were employees from the museum. There
was a largo company of professionally employed
persons from tho Bowery and Park row. There
were many of Keeble s follow boarders. At
10:45 o'clock Uolmes, tbo museum man, ar
rived. George Lowell of 11 Bleecker street and
Frank McDermott of 228 Chrystio street, both
of whom are employed by uolmes, set up a
" Now," cried one of them, " He s going to
Jump. Holmes has come."
Holmss waved his hand modestly, end climbed
to an eminence reserved for him on a lumber
" When I bold out my watch," bo announcod,
" he Is going to Jump." . ...
At exactly five minutes of 11 Holmes held up
the watch and everybody looked up at tho
! bridge. A dark object. In the shape of a man,
camu shooting out Into the air from the north
ro id way. The legs were held apart a little and
tho arms were extended like those of a man at-
I tempting to fly. Faster and faster It fell. Half
way down It had turned a complete somersault
and It was still turning when It struck the water
i Willi a loud report and a big splash. Amlnuto
i passed and another. Then the Dig transfer boat
f Express came down the river and passed over
l the place where the body had disappeared.
iWhen tho boat was gono and the body bad
not re mpcared ono of the waitresses began to
cry. Then another fell down in a huddled
f boap and two others gathered up their skirts
( and ran away over the lumber piles as if for
tbelr Uvea, The crowd scattered. Holmes
( came down from bis lumber pile and went
! Meantlmo thero had been excitement in plenty
! on tbo bridge. Policeman Brady was watching
at the middle of the river span. IIo was In tbo
,'. roadway. ...
, "I sawn bum-looking back," be said after-
i ward, "coming over with four bums Insldo.
4 They didn't look as if they had a right to hire a
j hack. I thought It was worth while to keep my
j eye on them and followed thorn, walking easy.
'I Just past tho middle of tho bridge, where the
! big cable comes up past tho guard rail ot tho
i roadway, they stoppid and the door opened,
i "A man got out. and I commented to run.
! The mun was drosscd In blue, with letters on his
t chest. Uo climbed to the top of the railing.
Just when I was ten feet away be gavo his anus
' a swing or two like this and Jumped out Into
i the air. I called to my partner to arrest the
men In the carriage and I watched him fall.
"I sawblra turn and strike on his sldo and
shoulder and neck all at once. Tho water
' splashed up frightfully, and ho went down
through It. A minute or two later his clothes
came iloatlng to the top. all In pieces, a foot or
uioru square. Then tho Express caino along and
ran ocr tho place." .
The men In the carriage who were arrested
wero Walter Weed, coffee man in tho restau
rant; M. McDonald, an assistant cashier;
Michael Curran, a plumber, and the driver. An
ion lo Montovldl. The police found a brown
derby hat, a cost and a pair of trousers in the
coirh, Tbeurrested mm said that tbey had
started front tho Bowery, near tho museum
and that Kceble asked them to go to rids with
him to look over tbo ground for a brldgo
Jump ng expodltlon. They had no Idea they
said that ho would really Jump. Thoy camo
over Catharlno Street Ferry directly to tho
brldgo. Keeblo had begun to take oft hlsclotlios
Just as they camo to the middle of tho bridge,
lie nod on the famous hip boots, thoy salii.and
dnot have a mlnuto s doubt of coming out all
right. Tho police also arrested Lawrence Sproch
and ueorgp Schurotb, two east sldors, who went
up to soo tho Jump from the promenade.
Bridge ordlnnnco No. B provides that any ono
5'lng or abetting any person lo Jump from the
bridge Is liable ton fine or to Imprisonment for
not moro than six months.
At his ofllco In tho museum buldtng E. W.
Holmes said to a Sok reporter:
"111 tell you how It was. Thlswholo thing Is
an advertising schomo. That's how I wont Into
It and Keeblo ho understood It. His Jump was
to ndvertlso this placo, dead or alive. He talked
It all over with mo. In caso anything should
happen, he drow up his will. Here It Is."
Mr. llolmos handod tho reporter tho following
" ir. K, Ilolwui. fiou-erv. AT. r. .
M "This Is to certify that I. W. C. Keeble. will
Jump from Brooklyn Brldgo on or before Aug. 1,
1807. I wish to state that I am not going to
jump from the brldgo for tho purpose of sulcldo
but for famo and fortune. In caso mydoath
occurs I do hereby will my clothos. medals, pic
tures. In fact all my personal proporty, to you, I
also give you tho full and only right to tho uso
ot my name and my belongings in all cases. And
you, tho said W. E. Holmes, shall have full
chartro of my remains and conduct the funeral
and burial of tbo same as you deem proper, you
to pay all burial oxpenscs, &c
"Signed by my hand and In the presence of
tho signed witnesses on this dny and date, Sat
urday, June 20. 1807. Wm. C. Keeulk.
I O EonnE Toouitv,
Witnesses-! Junicb Bernard,
UIaury Tiiaiymt.
" I wrote this paper ont and I signed It," con
tlnucd Mr. Holmes. " Then I says to him:
"Is thero anything olo you wont In there,
because you can t kick ntter you aro doad. This
is your time to kick.' Ue said:
' Billy, there's only ono thing, and It ain't no
uso lo write It."
'What is Itl' says I.
" 'I'd Uko to havo a Brooklyn Bridge in whlto
flowers on my onttln,' ho said.
'"BUI)-,' eays I. 'that goes. I'll have a brass
band, closo up tno muaouni. drapo tho front In
black anything you say. I'll treat you right.'
"And by God, sir. I Willi It ho'il lived ha was
to appear at tho museum at 2 o'clock to-day.
And now ho Is dead. I'll do tho square thing.
There's S'JS gone to hell already, though. Ho
told me be'd paid a tug to come down to him
with a rowboat tied behind to pick him up.
Paid S25 for It. Wlah't 1 knew whero that $Js
Is. No tugappoared whon he lumped.
But thero Is ono thing everybody wants to re
member: be wasn't no damnod fool; bo was a
brldce Jumper."
" The bridge floor Is 135 feet above low tide.
The police believe that Keeble is tho twenty
third man to Jump from tho bridge.
Late Report, Prova It to De the Greatest Placer
Mlalaa" District Krer Known.
Seattle, Wash., July 4. Tho stoamor Queen
arrived this morning from Alaska, making tho
voyago In three days, tho quickest on record.
Sho brings tho latest nows from tho Yukon and
Klondiko gold fields, which is most encourag
ing in character, and moro confirmative than
previous reports of tho wonderful discoveries.
In the Klondiko diggings it is said that as high
as 9500 and even 300 had been taken out from
a pan of dirt, surpassing aU records made last
fall, when from $200 to $300 was produced from
a pan.
The yield surpasses anything ever recorded
in tho history ot gold mining on this or any
other continent. It Is estimated that millions
will be brought out this falL Tho Klondiko
fever is extending all over southeastern Alaska,
and hundreds already well provided with good
paying mines and business aro preparing to pull
up and go to tbo Klondike.
The Klondike Is a tributary of the Yukon
which flows into tho big river nbovo Forty
Mllo. It is In British territory. Tho first
strikes were mado thero about two years ago,
and they were so rich that tho storlet of thorn
which reached tho mining settlements at For
ty Mllo and ClrcJo City wero ridlouled. Tho
result was that, throughout the. summer thero
was no rush to the 'Wonderful new dlgglnga.
Men came into Circle City or Forty Mile and
announcod that they had taken 940, $50, or
even 9100 from a pan of dirt on the Klondike,
and tho only result was to raise a laugh. Tbo
men who told tho stories laughed, too, took
their supplies and wont back. But their laugh
was best, for they told tbo truth, and thoso
who wouldn't believe It only left them the moro
time to pick tho best for thoimelres.
in mo rail wnen mo camps uueu up ttiui
tno men from tbo other diggings, but no ono
came in from tho Klondike, it began to dawn
on Circle City and Forty Mllo that prchaps,
after sll.there was truth In tho wonderful
stories. Then began a groat rush for tho Klon
dike, It was llko tho old days of placer min
ing in California, and tho wliole stream was
staked out In less than a week. Then the El
dorado, a little branch of the Klondike, was
prospected, and thero tho rich Berry claims
aro located, from one of which $240 was taken
from ono pan of pay dirt.
The world has never seen such placer mines
as thorfo of tho Klondike. California in its
very best days wan nothing Ilka It, Placer
miners wUl work calms with groat energy that
pay 10 cents a pan, but claims on the Klondike
all last summer avornged a dollar a pan.
Miners' wages In tho Yukon country had beon
$10 a day before tho Klondike strikes. Last
summer tbey rose to an ounce a day, and even
more. They can't get the dust very clean by
their primltlvo meuiods, so an ounco up thero
is worth only about $17.50 or $18, but that la a
big Increase on $10. ...
The rush Into Uio Klondiko diggings this
year is tho greatest Alaska has ever seen.
Thousands of men who knew absolutely nothing
about placer mining went over the Chllkat Pass
and down the Yukon. Most of them are bound
to fall. Tho diggings wero all staked out long
ago, and It Is a gome that men without experi
ence cannot play, They'vo got to get experi
ence in some other place.
jrirwr jjoik-v with uer jiesouxr.
sirs. Hike! TTirew Uer Arms About Hrecablel,
Week anal Ilendered Hlra Helpleu.
WE8T Point, July 4. Sergeant A. Brcchblel,
U. S. A., was drowned this afternoon In Long
Pond, In an unsuccessful attempt to savo tho
lives of two of tho party who wero boating with
blm. Sergeant Brcchblel with bis wlfo and Mrs.
Mlkel and her Uttlo daughter, Lena, went to
Long Pond early In tho day to spend the Fourth
there. They took their dinner with them, and
aftor eating it tbey went out for a row. Tho
womon sat In the ends of tho boat and Sergeant
Brechblel rowod.Tbey seioulfrom tho westehoro
ot tho pond, which is about a mllo long and bait
a mllo wide. When they reached the middle of
the pond Mrs. Mlkel decided to change scats,
and she and tho little girl stood up in tho boat.
Mrs. Brechblel was frightened by the motion of
tbo boat and Jumped up. Instead of standing
In the middle of the boat she stood on one sldo.
The boat tilted over until tho water camo over
the gunwales. Before thu Sergeant could do
anything to right It It filled and weut over, and
all the occupants wore spilled Into the water.
Mrs. Brechblel could swim, and she struck out
for tho overturned boat and climbed on tho
bottom. Her husband was un expert swimmer,
but Mrs. Mlkel was not, nor was Lena. Brech
blel saw that his wlfo was afo and then swam
to Mrs. Mlkel. She was terribly frightened, and
tho instant Brechblel camo within reach she
throw her arms around his neck und clung to
him so tightly that ho was helpless. Thoy sank
together. Irfiia Mlkel wont down with them.
Sirs. Brcchblel swnin to tho shore, supporting
herself nn tho boat, which she pushed In front of
her. She hurried to the Military Academy, and
Company E of the Engineers was sent to the
pond to rocovcr the bodies. They recovered
them about 7 o'clock, threo hours after tho acci
dent Sergeant Brechblel had been In the ser
vice fifteen years, und would havo recelvod a
commission soon.
Tbo lluslness Part or Krle, III., Destroyed
by a Fire.
Stkrunq, 111., July 4. Tho town of Erie," ono
of the prettiest In Whiteside county, with a
population of 1,000, is partly In ruins. Flro
started there yesterday and iu a short tlmo con
sumed thirteen stores and residences. A fire
cracker started the blare. The wator supply
?ave out early and assistance had to be secured
rom Uenrock and from tho Fire Department of
Sterling, twenty-two miles away.
A tniTn on tho Burlington made the run, car
rying the relief In twenty-eight minutes, Includ
ing a stop of three and alialf minutes for water.
The Town Hall, Masonlo Hall, Skating Illnx.
and Independent newspaper olllco wero among
the places destroyed. Tho loss amounts to
0ti no ooo
Tbu burned district Is on East Main and North
streets, In the onstern part of the town, south of
the railroad. Tho buildings wero from ono to
two stories high. Several pontons wero over
voiuo by the houU
Workmen In West Vlrgtnln, Illinois, and Ken-
tnoky Hay Mot Quit Work The Flxbt Begun
y tho Oblo Hen In a Contest with tho
Uatu Paid by tho Pittsburg Operators.
Columdub, O., July . A gravo situation
confronts tho minors of tho country who, In
obedlenco to tho edict of the officials of tho
United Mlno Workors of America, havo gone
out on a strike Tho suspension was really
forced by tho Ohio minors, who aro seeking to
proront a furtlicr reduction In the mining rato
In this Stato, although now an Increase in tho
rato In all the coal-producing States Is demand
ed. Tho oporators in tho Pittsburg Holds aro
at prosent paying a 54-ccut rato, while in Ohio
tbo rate is 51 cents. To enablo tho Ohio oper
ators to compoto successfully with Pittsburg
according to tho claims of tho former. It Is noc
ossnry that a nine-cent differential shall bo
maintained betweon the two States. The Ohio
miners havo been dissatisfied for many months
and havo been ready to go on n etrlko at any
tlmo In order to socuro an incroaso of wagos,
and yot during this tlmo tho operatives havo
beon Insisting upon a malntenanco of tho nlno
cont differential, or a roductlou In tho rato
from 51 to 45 cents until such tlmo as tho Pitts
burg oporators could bo induced to pay better
Tho Ohio oporators say tbey would willingly
grant an Incroaso It tho Pittsburg operators
could bo Induced to do so. As between thoso
two States, tho rato now demandod Is GO cents
for Ohio and 00 cents for Pennsylvania. Na
tional President Itntchford has full confidence
In tho final outcomo ot Uio strlko and says that
It will bo a peaceful contost, with no violations
of law or order by tho miners. In other quar
ters gravo doubts aro expressed whother tho
suspension will bo general. It Is not believed
that tho minors of West Virginia will Join In
tho strike, and ns was tho caso during tbo
great strike of 1804, tho operators of that Stato
will supply tbo demand of tho Ohio trade.
The Ohio operators havo been anticipating a
suspension for somo tlmo and arc well prepared
for It, as largo amounts of coal havo recently
been mined and loaded on trains ready for ship
ment. ,
Tho minors ot northwestern Kentucky, who
helped to break tho striko in 1804, aro still at
work, and it Is not bcllovcd that the miners In
the Danville. 111., district will tnko any part In
tho strike. Maryland, Pocahontas, and Central
Pennsylvania show no signs of beginning a
striko, and nelthor do the miners nt Westmore
land. L'nloss tho suspension becomes general,
tho striko will bo a failure. It Is also doubtful
whether the minors employed by the New York
and Cleveland Uas Coal Company will partici
pate Tho contest Is really ono against the Now York
and Cleveland Cool Gas Company, which Is con
trolled by Andrew Carnegie and Do Arraltt, tho
big Pittsburg operator. Although thoso men
pay less wages, tney aro generous In their treat
ment of their men, and especially Is this truo of
Do Armltl, who only gives work to the number
of men whom ho can employ constantly, lie
also pays his men cash, while most oporators
havo company storos, against which there has
always been a protest. All the other oporators
aro willing to grant the demands of the miners
If Messrs. Carncgio and Do Armltt will do so.
Tho iMttsburg operators wero tho first to reduce
tho scalo and until they can bo forced to lncreaso
it tnere la no hopo for any Improvement lu tho
conditions ot the minors of tho country.
President Batchfonl could not give the exact
situation to-night, but expects to receive official
reports to-morrow from all the mining dlstricta
in the country, and he will then be ablo to Judge
pretty woll as to the outcome. He la less hope
ful of tho miners' situation In West Virginia
than in any other part of the country, but ho
expresses tho belief that tho suspension wUl be
come genomb . . ...
iNPiANArouB, July 4-neports recelvod hero
from tho mining districts to-day leavo no doubt
that the striko In the coal fields will bo general
to-morrow, and It Is now conceded that all tho
miners, with tho possible exception of those in
Clinton county, will go out. Agents of tho
miners' organisation were among the employees
of the Clinton mlnoJ yesterday and to-day, and
Uio sympathy with tho proposed striko Is very
strong, but there Is yet some doubt as lo
thnjtn tnlnen iolnlnc In It Most of them
wero ldlo during u groat part ot tho winter,
mnny are In arrears with the local incrrhantH,
and tho latter uro using their lufiuenca to pre
vent them from going out
Yostcrday and to-day some of tho employees
In Uio Owen, Pike, end Vanderburg county
fields manifested a quarrelsome disposition,
and the pcciplo aro looking forward to trou
ble if the strike should be protracted. Tbo moro
orderly men, however, declare that thero will bo
no outbreaks, and have pledged themselves to
assist tho authorities in maintaining order.
Hundreds of miners left Uie camps to-day for tho
surrounding farms, where they will get tem
porary work lu harvesting hay and oats, und
will moke moro money than they can in Uio
SrRiso Valt.ey. 111., July 4. This morning
the miners of Spring Valley entered niwin tho
strike. The feeling among the leaders Is thnt
Uio flpht will be snort, but that they will win,
though they are not In good shape to ntand u
month's lockout Provisions aro already grow
ing short, and storekeepers aro allowing their
stocks to run down, afraid of tho accounts thut
will pile up.
The day was observed by a monster miners
plcnlo In a park near the city, whero hundreds
assembled to listen to the Declaration of Inde
pendence read, and to hear tho speoches to ui
liold tho new labor revolution. Tbo speakers
w cro not Incendiary, and all asked Uiut Uio law
tu. viMTumtml.
This striko affocta In this field, which em
braces tho cltloa of Spring Valley, Peru, and I
Snlle, the villages of Ladd, Marquette, Scaton
vlllo. Oglesby, nnd Coal Hollow, all within u
radius of fifteen miles of hero, fully 4,500
miners. The Spring Valley Coal Company has
two of Its big shafts under repairs, and if thosn
are abandoned, according to the resolution
passed by Uio miners themselves, great damago
will bo inflicted upon tho cominy's property.
Tho company's men aro oxpeoted to quit work.
They are willing lo attend to repairs and keep
tho mlne.4 lu good condition to start up when
tho strike is over, but they will not be allowed to
do this unless tho miners grant permission. This
is not likely. , . .
PlTTunuito, Pa.. July 4. One Interesting fea
ture of the minors' striko that will lie a material
niil to tbo limn In tho struggle Is thu fuct that
the supply of coal Is not half as largo us had
been reported. Instead of having groat stores
of surplus fuol on hand, It haa hccnuie moro evi
dent each day thatthe lako shippers can get rid
of all the coul on tho sldo trucks about Clove
land wlUiln tho next ten days. This statement
Is made upon tho authority of the general man
ager of ono of tho lurgest coal firms In the Pitts
burg district. Ho says his linn baa canvassed
tho situation about Cleveland, with Uio above
result. Tho number of loudod cars In that
neighborhood doos not aggregato mora than
The Wire or a Lynn Pollrriuan Found Injured
Blurtally lu Uer Home.
LrNN, Mass., July 4. There have beon many
hold-ups and robberies In this city within tho
past month, but the climax came last night.
Mrs. Margaret E., wlfo of Patrolman David Loo,
was beaten into Insensibility and left for dead In
her home at 01 Wusbington street. The woman
is now In the hospital, and the physician says
sho cannot recover.
At about 11 o'clock last night a grocery man
called at tho house lo leavo an order and found
all the doors locked. When he was near the
front door bo heard a moan Inside. He sum
moned two patrolmen and they burst in tbo
door, to find Mrs. Lee unconscious and bleeding
profusoly from a fracture at tho baso of tho
skull and numerous cuts on the hosd, Thoro
were also bruises on the arms and legs.
Patrolman Leo was ut oiice called iu from his
beat. Ho said that ho went to the house at
about 10 P. M, to get an extra cout Ho saw
his wife at, Uio time, and says be parted from her
fileasantly. He says he left ull tbo doors un
ocked, und the theory Is that a burglar walked
In and hid himself to wait until Mrs. Leo hud
locked the doors slid had gono upstairs for the
night. Then the man uiusl have attacked tho
woman, struck her seeral blows with somo
bard weapon, and thrown her downstairs, after
which he made his escape through a window,
Tho woman has not recovered consciousness
and Is not likely to.
Some alight suspicion attached to Patrolman
Lee at first, but after a thorough examination
the City Marshal decided that there was no evi
dence at all against him, and he was not ar
rested. Lea is known as one of tho bravest men
on the police forco and has a good reputation.
His wife Is 40 years old. Ho Is a little older, aud
tbey have been married twenty-two years. They
havo nu children.
Hlgh-Handed Csndnct or Japanese Marines on
a Honolulu Street.
Vancouver, July 4. Latest advices from
Honolulu say: "Mist Lily West, an American
lady, was soverely beaten by two Japanese ma
rines from the Japanese warship Nantwa, last
ovenlng, while trying to assist her brother, who
bad boen set upon by a number of mon from tho
" Sho was confined lo her bed this morning and
unablo to appear against her assailants In the
pollco court, where they wero chargod with as
sault and battery.
"Tho feeling here runs high over tho matter.
A woll-known businessman knockoddown threo
of tho Nanlwa sttlors In the street this morning
in consequence, and Amorlcan bluejackets went
bunting for tho ringleaders ot tho Japanesa hood
lums who made tho assault Ono Japancso was
pointed out to tho Americans ns being conspicu
ous In the assault. The American bluejackots
Invited him to call bis companions to his aid, as
thoy woro going to teach ,blm a lesson In Amorl
can fair play, Ue refuted and was thon severe
ly boaten. The blood of the American sailors
was up In a good cause, but they went too far.
Tho punished Japancso is nt tho hospital, and
bis life depends upon tho result ot a delicato
"Tho assault on Miss West occurred on Nuu
ana street. In front of tho Lyceum, about 7:30
1. M. Mlas West was accompanlod by her
brother Frod and a lady, Whllo walking on tbo
sldowalk passage was blockod by two Japanose
marines, who took no nollco of their approach.
Miss West stopped between tho mon, nnd her
brother rather roughly hustled one aside.
"At that I ho two sot upon West, who was get
ting Uio hotter o( them until four or llvo moro
Japancso tars appeared and took a band. Miss
West tried to assist her brother and was set
upon and beaten by two of the fellows, who left
ugly bruises on her faco. Miss West's assail
ants were arrested later but, at tho request of
tho Japancso Consul, they were released on
their own recognizance."
Attack on onlrers of the Hllltla Guarding the
Kearo Dinning.
FlUNKMN, Ky., July 4. At 1 o'clock this
morning, whllo Capt. Nucl Gaines aud Lieut
Gordon of the. Frankfort company ot Stato
Guard were Inspecting tho guard on duty at tho
Jail here, protecting tho negro Georgo Dinning
from lynch law, they wero assaulted by threo
unknown men with pistols. They fired eight or
ten shots and the atllccrs returned Uio flro with
their revolvers, but their assailants escaped.
One of them gotjcloso enough to Capt. Gullies to
striko him on tho head with somo sharp Instru
ment, Inflicting a serious wound. One bullet
passod through Capt. Gaines's cap and another
through his coat. Llout. Gordon wns untouched.
The shooting caused a general alarm to bo
sounded, and tho two companies of State Guard
which havo boen here all the week turned nut,
butnotraco of tbo assallnnts could bo found.
Capt. Gaines was confined to his room this
morning, but ho was ablo to bo out this after
noon, nnd tho regimental surgeon to-night said
that unless arystpolas sets in his wound ought
not to give him much trouble. It Is thought
that Ihe men expected to kill Col. Galther, who
if In comtiiuud of the Stato troops. Hr has been
going through tho JaU each night with Lieut.
Gordon, but last night the Colonel was not feel
ing well and Capt. Gaines went In his stcntl.
Gulther and Gordon had trouble with one of
the citizens, and It Is Uiouehl the friends of that
man aro responsible for the assault. Col. Galther
will uso every effort to dlsovor tho men who
tried to kill the officers.
The Jury In the Dlnnlns enso were unablo to
make a verdict last night, but will probably do
so to-morrow. It Is belioved ho will receive n
penitentiary sentence, as tho Jury cannot afford
to acuult him because of tbo strong public feel
ing against Dinning for killing Jodie Conn, the
lo-idur of the wbltartnob which tried to drive
Dinning out of the country.
ATachtlna-Pnrty In the Loiter nj Jlnj llnve
Plrkrd L'p the Victim or n Murder.
Tbo body of u man who may hao been mur
dered and then thrown In tho water was found
in Uio Lower 11 ay off Great Kills, S. I., yestcr
duy morning by a yuthting party on board Wil
liam Morgan's cntbout Acorn of tho Oravcscnd
I Yucht Club. Tbo body was first seen by Georgo
A. Bcane, an actor. It was towed to tho Htnton
Islund shore and Coroner John T. Oatos was
summoned. Tbo body was taken to Oatcs's
morgue at SUplcton.
When found tho body was flouting squarely
on Its back with legs and arms fully extended,
tho nrms nt rlcht angles to tho body. Old wa
termen say thut tbo body of a drowned person
Is nlwnyt found floating face downwnrd, nnd I
thnt when a body In found floating fuce upward i
It is almost positive evidence that tho person
was ilmul when tho body wus put in Uio wuler. ,
What at first appeared to bo a bullet holo was
found Just at tho left sldo of tbo nose. After I
tho body wns examined with greater caro this
holo was found to bo a cut ubont 1 W inches long.
It wns apparently mado with a sharp instru
ment and penetrated to tho bono, but the bonus
of the fuco wero not broken and tho wound of
Itself wus not of such a churunter as to havo
been futul. 1 ho fronts of the man's shirts wero
stained a dark red as If they had beon saturutod
with blood. ....
Coroner Oatoi will have nn autopsy mado
this morning. Tho body is apparently that of
a ralddloagnd German with full, round faro,
dark hair, and nundy mustache, qullo thin. Ho
was about 5 feet 8 Inches In height and weighed
100 pounds. Tho body was clothed In a ready
made bluo black chovfot cutaway coat and est
and trousers of a dark mlxod goods, an outing
flannel shirt and gray cotton underwear. Tbo
loco shoes wero nlinost now and tho sir.o Is Oil.
A dollar bill, $1.12 In silver, and two keys of
peculiar sbupo wero found in tho pockets.
jnsr.vio j.v their mii.k.
Four Members or n Paterson Family Poisoned
t Urenkrasl.
Patkiiso,, N. J., July 4. Shortly after break
fast ut 7 o'clock this morning four members of
tho fumlly of Dr. Wcsaler ot 53 Bridge street
wero taken 111, aud their symptoms Indicated
arsenic poisoning, Tho first to ho attacked was
Jennie, 14 years old, who foil In convulsions to
tho floor, ller limbs became rigid and sho vom
ited. Next Hyman, aged 8, and Itoubcn, agod 1,
were similarly prostrated. Mrs. Wcssler was
tbo next to succumb, Dr, Wessl or also experi
enced a slight attack, but soon rallied, and ho
lost, nn time In administering emetics.
l)r. Mifloy, who wus summoned, pronounced
all except tho child, lleubcn, out of danger by
Tbo poison was communtcatod.lt Is believed,
tbrotiiili milk. Dr. Wessler bu s his milk from a
Proukimss farmer whossnamo he doos not know.
The milk 1 left In a, pitcher on the second floor
of the back porch about 5 o'clock every morning.
Tho girl. Joiinlo, said that when she washed out
tho pitcher, shortly before shn became 111, sho
noticed a whlto sodlment adhering to the bottom
Jlr, Wessler Is at a lots to know whuro to placo
tbo blamo. Tho rooms occupied by his family
aro part of a house In which four other families
live. Tlio rear onlranee Is through a wldo car
riageway at the sldo of tho houso.
Tbey Were Married In Jersey City on Juno IO
I.lpinan Is nn Actor.
On Juno 10 Milton E. I.lpinan, an actor, and
Miss Lillian Smith ot this city, who said ehr
was an actress, were murrlad by Uio Ilev, E.
L. Stoddard, roctor of St. John's Church in
Jersey City. Tho address Uioy gavo was tho
Plaza Hotel, this city. Inquiry at tho Plaza
Hotel elicited tbo information that the only
UUIan Smith known Uiere is the daughter of
Dr. Georgo It. Smith, und thnt sho Is not an
nctross. Dr. Smith and his daughter mako their
home nt Uio Plaza, but it Is suld Uiey are out
ot town.
"AIMlss Lilian, L. Bmlth, who Is an nctross,
and who lives at tbo San Homo Hotel, was
robbed on Wednesday lust by a former bell
boy, who entered her room while sho wns ab
sent and stole a casket oontalnlng Jewelry,
lie has been arrested, uud tho Jewelry was re
covered. Milton E. Llpman. nn aolor, was employed
by Manager Jacob Lltt. In tho theatrical sea
son ot 1800-07 ho played one of the leading
parts in "The War ot WealUi," a moiodramo.
In the New York directory his resldenco Is glyun
as 108 West 130th stroet, but that lioiuo has
been unoccupied, thu neighbor say, (or two
mouths, -.,-. . r
o, Allhongh lie Had Escaped from Dr. streets
by Dint or Unlln and jmnallce, lie Was
Bun Down In tho lard or the rimers' Club
Hrs. Streets llonbarda Ulm with Ult oboes.
It was after halt past 3 o'clock yesterday
morning, and Dr. Streets was lost In tbo deep
soa slumber which camo naturally to him after
a hard day's work as a member of tho Medical
Examining Board of tho navy at Now York.
Sound ho lay In dreamless sleep doing twenty
flvo knots without tho nulvorota nostril nor
hoard tho thlof stenl in who meant to steal out
again very soon, having stolen what ho could,
But Mrs. Streets beard, and gavo the doctor a
punih in tho starboard side, about threo points
oft thu llf tli rib, that mado blm dream bo was In
collision with Fustnct Hock. Another punch
and ho thought he was a Cuban filibuster chased
by a man-of-war that was hoavlng solid shot at
him. Ho hove to and ballad.
"S-sh-sh,"saId his wlfo, "somo ono Is trying
to get In at tho window."
" Nonsense," said the sleepy surgeon, " it's tho
wind rattling tho shutters."
Tho bedroom was on the second floor behind a
room used for n Bitting room nnd parlor. In
front ot tho houso, which Is at 109 Enst Nine
teenth street, thero Is n lltllo porch with a bal
cony at tho second floor In front of a window
which opens out of tho parlor. In tho parlor
Doctor and Mrs. Streets hud silver and brlc-a-brao
valuod at hundreds of dollars.
Tho doctor had Just got fulrly started ngaln
after tho collision with bis wife's elbow, and
wns not doing moro than ten or twelve knots,
when ho got a frlubtful shock lu tbo starboard
waist that brought him to shouting for all hands
to repel boarders.
"Bo stllll" exclaimed his wlfo In n hoarso
stage whisper, "some, ono is moving about in
the parlor.
ino uocior esenpea out oi neu nnu SKippea
through the Uttlo ball into tbo parlor. There,
by tho dim light reflected bv the lamps In tho
street, ho sawn youthful burglar packing up a
largo bundle of silver and brlc-n-br.ic. 'Ibo
burglar straightened up and looked n round Just
ns the doctor charged full at him with grap
piers und cutlasses, rcudy to board. Thu burglar
exhibited consummate skill In fleet mauieu
vrcs. Tacticians say tho Vlctorl.i-Camperdown
disaster occurred becausotbo order required tho
two ships to turn toward eaihnlhurnnd pass In
loss than eight cablo lengths. This follow did it
In less than one. As tho doctor wheeled toward
him he wheeled toward tho doctor, lnndo n bril
liant dlvo fair under tho mahogany centre tnblo.
und camo up smiling and In good breath on tho
other sldo.
Instantly tbo doctor i hnnged his fleet forma
tion nnd spread out In line of battle around tbo
tnblo. Thu burglar promptly blocked tho chan
nel with sunken wrecks In the form of over
thrown chairs, and tho doctor came to grief.
Ho smashid into tho wroek under a full head of
stenm and went dow n with a crush.
Tho burglar took full ndvanlugcof the delay
in the pursuit. Out of tbo open window bo went
without touching the sill, aud wnen tho doctor
had recovered nnd renowed the chase ho was
Just in time to see tho thief sliding down ono of
the porch pillars. The doctor shouted for the
pollco and then rnn back through Iho parlor to
the hall, downstairs, and out on ttio Bidcwalk.
As ho went down and it became perfectly clear
that tho thief wus out of tbo bouse Mrs. Street
run out on tho balcony and took up tho cry for
It hippened that Curtln of tho East Twenty
second street squad was standing at Third avo
nuo nnd Xineteent b street w hen Iho doi tor mado
tho tlrst signal. Ho responded Just In tlmo to
sco tho thief finish bis slide down tbo pillar und
tuko to flight in eurnest. Curtln can run a bit
and be lit out after tbo thief. Over tho fence
and into the yard of tne old Tllden house they
wont, through tho narrow passngeand Into tho
back yard, and over tho high fonco and Into tho
backyard ot tho l'layurs' Club. Thero tbo thlof
stoppod and Curtln grabbed blm.
. ",lt.woul4iV.t-lo, beco ro ir-ir-aaMBti .
thief, "but thoy vo got my shoes bick thore, and
It nurls my rect to run witnout cm.
Back over tbo fences and through tho passaco
they went. Curtln kecplnc stout hold of tho
thief. In front of tho doctur's houso they halted.
Mrs. Streets wus still standln" in tho balcony
oilllngfor jpnllie. ....
"Mudani."sulil Curtln gravely, nnd with tho
politeness Theodore l!oo-oult labored bo hard
to Inspire, "can jou Identify this man I"
Mrs. Streets was so surprised and ploised that
for n minute she inuldii't speik. lle'nro sho had
reiovcred enough to answer tbo policeman Iho
thief stretched out his h mils lu an Imploring
gesture and sal 1:
"Ploise, ma'am, would jou mind giving mo
my shoes I"
Then Mrs. Ptieets recovered. Sho disappeared
In tho house with great celerity, nnd in nn
amulncly short lunu wuihick cm the balinny.
"fhoos. Mill villain," sho said to tho thief.
"111 give tin into on."
Hie did her best to keep her word. Ilrst ono
nml then tlu other hr throw with nil her might.
Hut nut ui-.nll the thief wis in no danger, and
Curtln cnnilnlgc too well to lie hurt In that way.
I The thief picked up his shoes, s.it down comfort-
I ably on the porch und put them on. Then Cur
tinliiggeil linn nw.iy to tho sfitlon house, nnd
I tho doctor and Mrs. Streets went back to finish
out their "lumber. In tho -tation tho thief said
I ho wns Edward Hnrrlgiiii, 17 years old, of Hock
Island. HI. Ho bud tomo hero to get work us
n bell boy, but had fulled, nnd hud no homo lu
thlscltv. When ho was nrnlgned in Yorkvillo
Court later In tho day Curtln told Mnglstrnto
Hedges tb it Hnrrigun hud ndmlltod to him that
ho had climbed tho balcony nnd entered tbo
house with the Intention of stealing. The pris
oner ploadcd not KUlltv. wilvml examination,
and wns held In default of $1,000 bull for trial
for burglary.
A Ilrooklm lilrl Mortally IVmmdrd Falls at
Hit Mill her's aide.
Mugglo MrCarty, 13 years old, of (ISO Hicks
street, Urooklj n, Is In n critical condition In tho
Ixuig Island Collego Hospital, suffering with a
plstul allot wound In tho bulk of tho head, re
ceived whllo sho was walking with hor mother
through Lorrulno street shortly before 5 o'clock
jetliTilay nftprnooii.
Mrs. McCartv heard a pistol shot, and then
wns startled by seeing her daughter fall to tho
sidewalk. When t-ho stooped down to lib k her
up she found tint sho hud been shot lu Iho head.
'Ihe inolber looked up the street, und saw two
man nbout ten feel behind her. They had
stopped suddenly. Whim she unpro.ubed them
lino of them run a way, hut she grabbed Ibo
other, and held blm fast. Itoiindsuinn McNu
mam nrrested John Lutigford, 35 years old, and
Patrick Millrnth. 35 jears old, bold of lill.u
quor street. They both denied tbo shooting,
and tliupiiliiii wero unablo to tlndu roo!er un
ellherof Ihein,
Ijmgford denied that ho ran away, but Mrs.
MeCurty wusnosltho that ho did. MiGtath Is
Iho man Mrs. Mif'arly sclred. The polliiwirnnf
tho opinion that thorn wub n third man In tho
vicinity, who, while llrlinr n revoUer. accident
ally shot tbo girl. Ho has not boen found, how
evor, nnd Lmigford mid Millr.ith will be ar
raigned before Justice llristow this morning.
It was said nt the hospital nt n Into hour last
night that In nil probability tho cirl would dlo
before morning, ns Iho bullet, which was of ,32
cailbre, hud penetrated tbo bruin.
Folks In Ulsby, !. K., Tbouslil Tbey fould Dis
pense with Foil rill or July Fervor.
Uai ifax, July 4. Tho town of Dlgby Is full of
Amorlcan visitors. Thoy lx-gan an enthUBlnstlo
celebration of tho Fourth of July last night by
bonfires and mnny crackers. This morning tho
Dlgby folks uwoku to find n the town's ling
stuff nn Immense Amorlcan W. floating to tbo
breeze, with a tiny Union Jack beneath It. Tho
custodian of Iho llngstiiff. who Is a prominent
hotel man, was asked in. take down Ihe Union
Jack, even If ho left Ihe American flag, but
under pressure from his American guests he
Then o crowd of Indignant and bellicose citi
zens gathered and forcibly removed lnilh the
Starsand Stripes nnd the Union Jack, to pre
vent uupleusuntnejs, thoy said.
Had Turned nu Ibo tins ns ir lo I.lsbt It A
Mnlrb In Ills Hand,
Mount Vernon, N. Y., July 4. This morn
ing, at his homo on South Fourth avenue, noar
Fourth street, Donald Ferguson, n real estnto
brokrrof lliltrlty, was found dnad In his bed.
Tho room was full of gts. Thu dead man held n
burned iu itcli I" '''.right hand. Apparently
he had boen taken 111 In tho night and getting
put of bed hint turned on tho gas, but wus taken
with a sinking spell after striking a ma till to
light It. Drt. Campbell and Kunpp, who per
formed an autopsy, say doulb was caused by
asphyxiation, which they think was accidental.
lie Demands Thrssaly ns Far South as
Special Cable Deivatch foTni Bun.
Const ANTlNort.K, July 1. TowflkPnsha, Min
ister of Foreign Affairs, Informed tho represen
tatives of tho powers on Friday thnt tho moot
ing in connection with tbo peace negotiations,
which had been fixed for Saturday, would not
occur because the Sultan found It Impossible to
deprlvo tho Turkish people and army ot tho
on tiro fruits of tho Moslem victory over tho
Ho nddod that tho Porto must Insist upon tho
lino of tho Turkish frontier being established
along the ltlver Salamvria.
As a result, the negotiations wore virtually
broken off. Later In tho day the diplomats re
ferred to tholr respectlvo Governments for In
structions. Tho situation afterward Improved, but tho
attltudo of tho Sultan Is regarded as foreshadow
ing the beglnuing of a series of deadlocks.
Victim or a Supposed Murder Itun Over by m
newnrk Trollry Car.
About 11 o'clock last night tho molorman on a
car of the Turnplko trolley line, between New
ark and Jersey City, saw a body on tho track.
He was unablo to stop the car In time, and tho
wheels pussod over tho body. Dr. Wood of New
ark, tho first physician to arrive, said that it
was Ills belief that a murder had been com
mitted, as It was evident that tho man had
been dead for several hours, and had been placed
on tho rails.
Tho placo Is an unlnhabltod stretch of meadows
between Frank Creek and the Uackenssck
River. The man was poorly dressed and about
35 or 40 years old. Tho body was removed to
Walsh's Morguo, whero a moro thorough ex
amination will bo made. Tho car was going
toward Newark with an apparently clear road,
and was within twenty feot of tho man before
tho motorman saw him. Tho nearest houso 1b a
saloon on the north side of tho road, near the
trestle crossing of tho Morris and Essex Rail
road, and that Is nearly half a mllo from where
tho body was found.
A IVew ITochelle Mob Itulns the Iselln Drlnk
lua Fountain.
New Hociielle, N. Y., July 4. Tho celebra
tion of Uio Fourth was begun by several hun
dred men and boys, who gathered at tho Town
Hall at midnight and discharged a cannon as
tho church; bells tolled tho last stroko ot the
hour. Tho police had decided not to allow any
noisy demonstration, and tbey mado Uio crowd
disperse Half an hour afterward Uio samo
crowd gathered again, and ono of Uio men put
a high oxploslvo cracker under Uio faucet of
tho Adrian Iselln drinking fountain. Tho
cracker exploded nnd shattered tho fountain.
Tho nolso frightened Uio prisoners In Uio Jail
under tho Town Hall, and they howled for help.
Tho pollco charged on. tbo crowd, and Bent tbo
peoplo home.
Indignation prevailed this morning, and a
strong effort will bo mado to procure the arrest
and conviction of the vandal who ruined Uio
-Tveran'tmnk'Tntirueot ioTTave the Ripened
lTbent IVonien In tho Fields.
Topeka, Kan., July 4. Throughout tho rural
dlstricta in Kansas today religious services
wero practically abandoned In defcrenco to tho
wish of the farmers, who desired to savo tholr
already ripened wheat crop.
Harvesters havo been running in thousands of
fields all day, and on account ot tho scarcity of
help hundreds of women havo taken their places
on Iho harvesters to help savo tho crop.
Ills Paramour Furnishes Ball They Will Prob
ably Cseapo Prosecution.
San FR4NCI3CO. July 4. H. llussoll Ward,
w ho eloped with Mrs. Bradbury of I,os Angeles,
and was arrested ostcrday with hor for adul
tery on complaint of Secretary Kane of tho So
ciety for tho Suppression of Vice, was released
this morning on theiloposlt of $1,000 ball, which
Mrs. Bradbury furnished. Tho.-ounlewillproba-I
lily eseapo prosecution on the tocbnlcallty that
tbey were not In tho city I wenty-four hours be
fore their arrest, oron tho otlur point thutthero
Is nu legal proof of Ward's marriage. Then tbey
declare that they will depart never lo return.
Sometimes tbo Elders lleuiember TChen the
Others Fvrsel.
About tho only Dag vlslblo in Second nvcnuo,
near Fourteenth street, yesterday flow from an
upper window of tho Hon. William SI. Evnrts's
houso. Mr. Evorts Is recovering from bis recent
Illness. When howoko up yesterday morning
ho lookod about his room for a few momenta
mid said to tils attendant:
" loot's seo, this is Fourth of July, Isn't It f
Well, go upstairs nnd hangout tbo ting, 'Hint's
the way wo ulnujs colcbrato thu day lu this
Inhabllunls or I.abn Ann llllacn nl to a
Celebration aud Iho Torn Uurnrd.
TIUVER3 City, Mich., July 4. Lake Ann Vil
lage, of 800 Inhabitants, sixteen miles from
bore, was nearly wlpod out by fire yestoriluy
afternoon. The peoplo wero attending n rele
bratlon in Manistee, und not many woro left to
light tho lire, which originated In a sawmill.
Every business houso. hutuls, and livery barns
w ero burned. Thirty dwellings aro iu uolics.
nun Dunn In First Arrnue llrr I.ert Tblih
nud Arm llrokril.
SIIss Emily Grclssler of 251 East Fiftieth
Btroot was knocked down by a blcj clo at First
nveuue and Fifty-sixth street lust evening aud
hor left thigh und arm wero broken. The hi
i') clo wus ildden by John Delimit 25 East Sixty
fifth street, who wus locked up on complaint of
MIsHlirelssler's father, in Iho East Fifly-llrst
street pollco stution. Miss Grelsaler was tukeu
to her homo for treatment.
Sure Eiperl Worked Four nnd Could .Vot
Vulock Ibo Trrulou Hank Vuull,
Trenton, N. J., July 4. At 2 o'clock this
morning tho aufn exports succeeded In opening
the ilonr to tho vault In Iho'freuton Bunk. They
could not unlock II, but woro compelled to pry
tho door from tho hinges, Tho door weighs four
tons. Toinorruw tho clerks will spend tho holi
day in writing up tho bonks, which havu boen
locked up since last Wednesday.
Three Years1 Flro In n Mine Kitlnaulshed.
TamaqUA, Pa., July 4. The Lehigh Naviga
tion Company bus Just sun coded In extinguish
ing a lire which ban been raging for three yeurs
lu No. it Mountain mine, lu older to extinguish
thu flames in thu famous burning mints ut Sum
mil Hill, which havo been burning for thirty
yeurs, holes uro being bored all ovor the moun
tain at Intervals of one hundred feet. Into theso
holes culm und water will bo run in thu hope of
tsauthcrliig tho Uro.
Chapman II. II. V. Heals n lloboken Nine.
The baseball nlno of Tondcrloln boys, named
In honor of Cant. Chapman of the West Thir
tieth street pollco station, pl.iyoi tho lloboken
Manhattans jrslerday and won by a score of II
to 7. Tliunino wwil to tbo station to tell Chap
man of the victory, but he wnsiitln. It Iscx
poctcd that he will glvo cuth member of thu
nlno two picture buttons of bluuelf now that It
1 has won a Ylttury,
CRITICISMS TO COL. HAT, fill , tlflMol
Wl ill
At I.rnst tho Wathlualon Correspondent or tho -iyijj ;V J?-JH
Chronicle Bays England Won't Llko fboj Wh II imJH
Tone or a Despatch on the Sealing Que- Mg V 'fAJ9
tlon That Is .low Before Lord aUstmrr. li R . SVlsBJ
, '15! i'' 'tti?nsnl
Special Callt Dtipalrh to Tn Son. ' ijj &, xfyS
London, July 4,-Tho CAronfcfV Washington j. P; 'fisHJ
correspondent cables: Ml P' ?ft3)Hl
"Coming swift upon tbo heels of the JuWleo i'JjvSS t-'ouHI
expressions of nmlty on tho part of tho United '8lj JHj
Statos to Great Britain, It will be an unpleasant , . f 'l ijuHl
surprise to tho British public to know that tb , :i'HB
present Administration, In Us dlplomaUo inUr- vj; ' ij'-jHH
courso with England, Is adopting- a tons as sharp ., j ' jlt'&HHJ
as that which characterized tho conduct Of In- v-. $ MH
tcrnational affairs under President Cleveland. TO. Hvt?1 &
" Within a few days, possibly on Wednwday, v ffoKtlWjs
tho President will transmit to Congress the cor- W; Jlijlfyj JtHs!
rcspondonco relating to the seal fisheries. It S d'n H
contains a most Important despatch, dated May i; $$vt3 jHfl
10, 1807, from Secretary Sherman to Ambasaa- TO jJfKIJitj fHj
dor Hay, a copy of which Cob Hay -was directed 'Jyjfc&tlllHl
to hand to Lord Salisbury. $'9E'5 WflLfl
"Tho despatch covers six or eight Urge "rH'l "tHI
printed pages. It reviews the efforts of tho SsfSv rnHl
United States and Groat Britain to carry tras Sffp Miasn!
tho terms of the Purls award and osterts that W H 'nHWjl
tho United States bos loyally adhered to tho ' jM V 'tljttH
findings of tho tribunal, while it insinuates that fcti;- -lifuH
England bns been guilty of had faith. It does ijlvil 11Hb
notchaigoGrcatBritatnwJthovasIon,duplIolt7, gsffc VifsHsi
and bod faith In set terms, but that Is the tenor VSM2'' iJHHJ
ot tbo despatch. 4&f 1R "Hl
"IU publication will undoubtedly catuolrrit- OH a ftHH
Uon and resentment In England. v'TwJ rflHH
"Tbo despatch Is nominally signed by Mr. vtfSi'luHl
Sherman, but it is really the Joint work of vfi t hHD
Messrs. Foster and Hamlin. Tho Admlnlstrtv- $iTl',llfflHl
tlon is proud of the despatch, and boUeves that fe Jm -MHH
It will bo received with as much popular ap- IhM'M;" 'sitHl
proval as Mr. Olney's Venezuelan despatch. xjifn 'filsHi
"The Foreign Ofnco has not answered the de HfH; MfHl
spatch beyond making a formal acknowlechj- Hito fdilHl
ment of its receipt. giT, Iw (iflMH
" Ono of the la test despatches colls Great Brit '! f Jlj ''HHH
nln's attention to tho fact that the United States aIiK'J!VjI
maintains five vessels in Bchrlng Sea to prerent ;fHIB"?S! iWjl
illegal scaling, wblla Great Britain maintains JfvVSr IsHJ
only two, ono of which Is a yacht." c tIsV f 'ionfl
An Article In Prlneo Illatnarck'o Orgtia Slut ,MP! H fsnsn!
U the Talk or Germany. Jf -M jHJ
Special Cable Dttpateh to Tan BUXv tlK IS' jsx9
Berlin, July 4. Tho Bamburoer JVtteArieA- JJLvFK' 9
fen, Prince Bismarck's organ, has published a , VJHk ljH9
remarkable articlo under the caption of " Amer- f Hf ! raKfl
lea In EuroDc," which Is being quoted through- HB fiMJ
outOermany. It is known that tho subject Is 'fli'Hl
occupying much of Emperor WilUam'C nttea- At sHlP'iHTI
tion. ' I vjhJshI
The NachrUhtcn declares that the leaders at j! HRHH
European opinion " via w tho growth of' these ' KPffHl
giant Statos with pardonable alarm. They in- fHs'-MHjI
troduco an unwonted element in European poll. 'f Bi '51 sH
tics, where new and strange interests aro tnaa t? je HI liVl
lng themselves felt. Theso powers aro still be- ; J'gj-l Hi
bind tho European States In strength of war end -. fHKiiIH
strength of culture, but thero nre Important fao- S 'MhJ
tors which seem to promise them supremacy in tlBliM'ssI
tho future" '- 'JIHB'l'JsH
Tho arUcIo then proceeds to discuss the an- VjrjCTlt visM
ncxation of Hawaii and other recent events, ijiiBjffj ijjHjj
from which it concludes that President Me- .'VllHS 1NH
Ktnley Is an "all American" statesman after HHKHl
tho fashion of Benjamin Harrison and James Q. && jjHl
Blaine. It declares that Germany's 'Dto"lft,''HK.iB
will be touched by tbo annexation ot HawalCs sflHa'-Jsflta
agrees entirely with tho Incoming Ministers ISLBgHjsi
that thero is paramount necessity for navsldo- VffiBHKBEHI
fenco. but says that It is England against whom 3I flHftffHJ
the growth ot tho English speaking race across MWt'fa'W
the Atlantio will operate most dangerously. .-? f5fjK-Wf'H
it further says that the dream ot Anglo-Saxon j f3 maH
hegemony vanished with Uio icjecUon ot the f W fl
arbitration treaty. rj' f 15 SU'B
Tho writer thinks that a conflict ot the future if jlW I -M-H
will be between tbo United States on the one ?! ,H
hand and Spain, Japan, and England on the OTJ: fJijH
other. KPT ?lH
1 air1 SSsiiH
Crowds Hoist Tnx collections Octroi .Ogboos yU ( JJ9
Ue.trojrd. Kit j SzH
Special Cablt Despatch to Tmt So jtjs i ,H
London, July 4 A despatch to the Daily $Ml jl
.lciiY from Madrid says thut a great growd, con- JjM t .'&
slstlng largely of women, absembled to-day at fHip'' v 8 rB
Allucctc, province of Murcln, ond, armed with JEM. 'j?
Btlcks und spades, mado nn attack upon and W ( J-gl
sacked Iho octroi offices, where tho tuxes upon iE -jAjB
provisions, fcc, entering the town aro collected, JR JAwM
Then tho mob sprinkled petroleum about the 4E& 1$M
oIUcl'S und set flro to them. 3BJJ :
They also destroyed tho central revenuo offloe JSH
and stoned nnd beat the officials. The police Ml " jU
wero powerless to quell the not and wero over- jXfJ 3 'H
powered by the mob. Troops wero then sum- .6K 1 ra
moned lo restore order. 1&K ( fl
'flu ro has ulso been a riot at Cordova growing JK, "f " p'JM
out of tho c ollcction of tuxes. A crowd number- fftff'- U
lng thousands of persons attacked Uio Town gff JifB
Hall. Pollco were despatched to tho scene In jHjI, ' - ?
strong force, but it wus not until reinforcements jjU ShI
had boen sent to them that they wero ablo to J(H ; M$M
restore order. Many arrests woro mado. 4jl l&rani
UHTi I ? fl
Tho II II 11 d Prrarhvr Tulto or tluern Vtetorta'e jjj '
liiniiriu-e lu This Country. f j ' 1' ,"
Special Cable Despatch la Tus Sen. ,i S - J IS
London, July 4. Tho llev. Mr. Mllburn, the 4 ( SjS
blind chaplain of tho United States Benate, if. tyim
spoko to-day ut Walworth, 11 suburb of London. . lfi I M
Inlliocoursuof his remarks ho said that Queen 4 "l S'fjl
Victoria had as many subjects on tho other sldo J'lifr , M
of the Atlantic, if not to her bceptro at least to Myt .j , '11
tho Influenco of her ch.ii.uler, as she had In "jg t , 4 jl
Groat Britain. Through her tho two peoples & g jM
wero being dally bruughl closer together. 8 ; Ail
The American Di-lntnlm to IIo Handsomely '' S "$ 1
Klltrrlnlued In l.ltcrpool. jf ' 1
Jfrrrful CuM lspiilin lo Tim Sirs. EK '' 1
Livmiroou July 4. Tbo Amorlcau delegates k t 1
to thu international coufereuco of librarians "Pa, r'
will bo entertained at luncheon to-morrow by ,to ; it.
thomunlclpulltyof Liverpool. On Wednesday 'tj
they will isll the Eurl of Crawford at bis seat, ,ft
llulgh Hall, Wiguu. Prior to tho opening of the ijfi J'
conference, which will bo held in London, tho SH ,
deleguicawlllvlsltManchcslcrandBlrmingham. Ig J jj
The Urlllsh Fins on Threo Moro Islands. r '
bveclal Cablt Dte-patih lo Tux Be. ffi '.
SYDNEY, N. 8. W.. July 4.-Her Majesty's St
ship Wulliirroo bus hoisted the British flag ou ffl1 ' tV
llussoll, llelluna, and Stuart Islands of the Solo- WL I -
mon group. !; 1 I i
Theso aro among the smaller Islands of that !g. 1
purt of tho Solomon group which, under tbo ttJ 1 '
iirfroeiuent with Ucrmuuy, Is within tho British fl, j ,
sphere. Ji i
Hilled m .ero Mho Demanded Ills Seat. E J
CotUMiilA, S. 0., July 4.-A white man got on W j
the train to-day at Branihvlllo bound for Au- j
gustu, and sut down. Ben Brllllo, a negro, who (.' V
hud tfiuiiorurlly vuculud Iho seut, stepped up, Mf
und eaidi "Thisse.it Is occupied,' Jh f
The other man r plied that tlic.ro wero plenty W
of others Brllllo could take. Brllllo attempted If , j
to uso liirco, when Uio whlto man shot him S j '
through tho bo.lj.just ocr the hearUkllling I ec i
blm. Tho whllo man escaped. M ; 'j,
Tno llmllis from llrnt lu Cblcaie. ujj j i
Chicago, July 4.--Although tho temperature hi
hero wns nut ns high us jcslorday, tho official IX i
rei ord show lng Of us the maximum, the suffer- ff
lng w as greater o , lng lu iho excessive humidity. fc
Tlio luko was the only refugu ot tho pcoylfcaud C
thousands spout tbo duy on exoundou MU. Ji i '
b Two dtalba wwe rvburtciL f (
ill i
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