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ill I VOL. LXII. NO. 211, PRICE THREE CENTS. NEW HAVEN CONN.. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1804 THE CARRINGTON PUBLISHING CO. SEARCHING FOR THE BODIES ixriMixxctn urns esq aged is tCOUMLKG THE WOODS. They Are tieeeted to Bring Back Appal lln( Report of lb Ha too Wrought by the rorwt Flrea-Work Dom by lief Committee. Duluth, Minn., Sept 4. The death roll resulting from the forest fires oontlnuei to Increase, and now over 650 are known to be lost, the greater part wo men and children. Whole families of ettlere were swept out of existence In the twinkling of an eye. Thla morning a party of thirty experienced woodmen left on a special conveyance to scour the woods for bodies of settlers In out of the 'way cabins and clearings. They are expected to bring back appalling reports. In a stretch of territory twenty-six miles long and from one to fifteen miles wide not a single human habitation has been left standing, except a section bouse at Miller, and In every part of the track of the flames bodies of men, wo men, children, horses and cattle were found. Where the fire held sway not a single tree Is standing, except as blackened stump. A earefu! canvass re veals the fact that seventy-two settlers' homes outside of the towns were burn ed. As near as can be learned there were 800 people In these homes. At Brookdale, south ot Hlnkley, where about ninety persons took refuge in the water of a small creek, sixty-seven bodies were taken out. By Duhith relief committees most remarkable work has been done. Hun dreds of people. Including those of the very highest social standing In the city, have been working day and night since Saturday last and have organized thoroughly into all needed sub-com mittees and have In a systematic wff taken care of men, women, children and babies. Over $8,000 in cash has been given for temporary relief and goods and clothing valued at as much more have been given. S. A. Thompson, who went out on the burial train yesterday, has returned, A party dropped oft near Skunk Lake and .got the bodies of Mrs. Llnd and five children, whose home was half a mile west of the track. The train pick ed up near the track the bodies of. Lit tell and Elder, two operators of. .the North American Telegraph company, who had been sent out to the scene of the trouble,-the body of General Pas .,senger Agent Rowley of the Wlnnepeg, and seven other bodies. It was learned that Pine-Lake,'- a- settlement seven Hies west of Flnlnysdn, was mtonched. ,but nothing has been heard of Sand .Lake, a settlement away from the road, and it is feared that It has been de stroyed. Thompson, himself, beaded a party that picked up seven bodies in the Westerland cellar. The coroner, of Pine county said there were 187 bodies already picked up in Hlnkley alone, witn more to follow. Mason City, la., Sept 4. The town of Daws, in Wright county, with a popu latlon of 1,000, was nearly wiped out .by fire last night Only two business buildings remain and many of the reel. dences were also consumed. Loss 1100,000. uusn uity, Mien., sept 4. Ed. St. John reports that great fires have de stroyed the lumber camps belonging to him near here. Forty men who worked for him are missing. Pine City, Mich., Sept 4. The relief committee has made a report of the dead bodies recovered thus far as fol lows: Hlnkley 272, Sandstone 77, Miller 15, between Skunk lake and Miller 12, Pokegama 25, in lumber camps 60; total, Detroit, Mioh., Sept. 8. Reports from norrnern juionigan show that yester day's rain was general and that the for est fires have been materially cheoked where they have not been entirely ex tinguished. In the counties of Dickin son, Boughton and Ontonanon.in Michi gan" and Florence and Marinette, In nuoonsin, is is estimated that 700.000. 000 feet of, white pine " and hemlock nave oeen scorched. Ewen, Mioh., Sept. 4. The heavy rain of last night has oleared the air of smoke ana has extinguished the fires in this vicinity. A refreshing breeze off Lake Superior has lowered the tempera ture to about io degrees. It is thought nearly every foot of eiunuing pine in untonagon county is uurura imiy ouu,uuu,uuu leet, ManV battle and horses were burner! but no human lives were lost, though were uavc ueen many peruous situa tions and narrow esdrpes. MESSAeHKf Jit WZA3HLIGHT. Bsseeesafm Experiment Between Denver ' i and Pike's Peak. Denver, Sept 4. A message was car ried, by signalling with sunlight from the top of the Equitable building to the summit of Pike's Peak, sixty-six miles In an air line, yesterday. Several days ago Sergeants McOlone, McLaughlin- and Bisselt left Denver, for Pike's Peak to. make the" experiment This was. the nisesage which was flashed frp.m the top of the peak Pike's Peak, "-jSept t To Captain Glassford; Denver: We greet youi via sunbeam. ; Arrived atU p. m. yesterday; snow storm prevented our opening station.- ,-v.'.:H t ' (Signed) :jV, "? McGIone, Experiments will be continued at certain hours for three days of this week,, at the end of which the signal men,., will start tor their attempt to flasji a message from Mount Uncom pahgre to Mount Ellen, 183 miles. The flashes of the mirrors on Pike's Peak could be distinctly seen by the naked eye "during the transmission of - the message. The peak was first called from the Denver aide' of ,the line, and ' within fly minutes after the oper ators began their work came the re sponse, A.to riQHTMO FIRES IS CHAUTAUQUA Fanners Flowing Land to Hem In the Flames. Buffalo, N. T., Bept 4. Forest fires are raging In portions of western New York. In Chautauqua county the flames are sweeping through meadows, woods and farms, reducing to waste every' thing In their path, Pickets are posted to announce the advance of the fire, but its velocity Is such that the families have barely time to escape before their property is en veloped In flames. Near Falconer the farmers have had to organize a bucket brigade to keep the flames from burning their houses and barns, but notwithstanding this, several farms have been laid waste. In Erie county, in the vicinity of Win' dom, a forest fire Is raging and unless rain comes soon great damage will be done. The fire started in the under brush and spread with frightful rapid' Ity. Farmers have turned out In a body to plough the surrounding land and en deavor to check the progress of the flames. The weather to-day Is extreme ly hot and sultry all through this sec tlon, with no sign of rain Dunkirk, N. Y., Sept. 4. The fierce forest fire now raging south of here threatens disaster to everything In its path. Already thousands of dollars' worth of property has gone up smoke, and the work of destruction continues unchecked, notwithstanding the vigorous efforts of hundreds of men, women and children who are fighting the flames day and night. This morning the flames reached point just south of Fredonia, and every available man in the village and sur rounding country is fighting the fiery demon. The village is practically with out fire protection, the water in the reservoir having been nearly exhausted on account of the long continued drought and should the fire gain head way the entire town would be wiped out. Fires are also raging on the Cavey farm, a mile south of this city, and much apprehension Is felt on account of the high south wind now prevailing. Reports from the surrounding coun try are to the same effect Everything is burning up and there are no lndica tios of rain. Farmers are in a terrible predicament. Those who escaped the ravages of the grasshopper plague are now having their season's crops de stroyed by fire. The olty Is dense with clouds of smoke from the fire district, and lake vessels on - this port are keeping up a constant tooting of fog horns in order to prevent collisions. . The Mystery Deepens. ... WbvlSeMce,"lt 1,' Sept 4.The mys tery about the murder Of Mrs; Susan A, Potter cf Rice City was' deepened last night when her husband returned and learned of the crime. There were some who suspected Potter, "but his grief was so apparently genuine that it caused a revultion of the feelings, and there are few now who believe htm guilty. The bullet was taken from the woman'B head to-day, and though it is somewhat battered it is apparently of 32-calibre. Potter had a revolver of that size, which he gave up last night upon his return home. PLUSGED Iff THB RIVER. A Runaway Coal Train Cause) a Fearful Accident. Columbus, Sept. 5. Shortly before midnight eight loaded coal cars broke loose In the Fifth avenue yards of the Big Four road and with lightning rap idity ran down through the Union de. pot and west of Otetangy river bridge, where they collided with a Baltimore and Ohio passenger train. It is reported that the bridge was thrown down and: both trains plunged into the river. It is also said a fireman was killed and many persons were in Jured. The coal cars ran a distance of two miles from a point near the state fair grounds. New Commercial Treaty,, Madrid, Sept. 4. The report is again circulated that negotiations are in pro gress for a modus Vivendi, or a new commercial treaty, between the United States and the Spanish colonies, the re ciprocity between the United States and Spain having been oancelled. Still After the Pnllmans. '. ' Chicago, Sept. 4. Attorney General Monolejy is still after the Pullman company. He has notified its. attor ney that he will appear before Judge Gibbons to-morrow and ask leave to file the amended petition in the quo war ranto proceedings which the company is asked to show cause why it should not forfeit its charter. The reasons given are that the company sells gas and wa ter without proper authority;, and also does a good business in supplying steam heat to residents at '. a large price. The company's right to speculate in lands is denied; also Its privilege of operating a brick plant. The sale of liquor at the Pullman hotel Is held to be a direct violation of the law. In ad dition to these the charges In the oris. inal petition are renewed, : Ntw Snckid flnM. Washington, Sept 4,The . weather bureau furnishes the following report of crop conditions for the' week ended yesterday: New England Too dry for plowing or seeding; crops maturing rapidly and being harvested; potatoes variable, but on the whole a fair crop; little decay reported. ' . ; Lightning Was Incessant ' Wichita, Kan., Sept 4. The lower part of the.Iown was Inundated this morning by a cloudburst. The light ning, which was incessant, killed boy, fatally burned a girl and tore a house piece, r IN NOT A TRUE DEMOCRAT EX M IS IH TEH STEVENS .8C0BK3 PRESIDENT CLEVELAND. I Ha U Maklnc Himself a Hissing and Shame by Hli Official Egotism, Co it up tlon and Usurpation HI Acts Greater Treason Than Benedict Arnold's. Augusta, Me., Sept. 4. The largest rally ever held in Augusta 'filled the opera house this evening, and was ad dressed by Hon. John L. Stevens, ex minister to Hawaii; Hon. Harold M, Sewall, consul general to Samoa under Cleveland's first administration; Gover nor Cleves, Senator Lodge, and Hon, Thomas B. Reed. The audience remain ed In Its seats three hours, and the speakers were greeted with storms of applause. . This Is the first time that Mr. Sewall has publicly declared that his affiliations with the democratic party are at an end. Ex-Mlnlster Stevens began his ad dress by asking how the theory of the continual Improvement of mankind could be reconciled with the fact that the democratic party of Richard Croker and Grover Cleveland had taken the place of the democratic party ot Thorn as Jefferson and James Madison. Great, he claimed, must have been the offences of the American people to have brought upon it such a calamity as placing at its head the man who was now making himself a hissing and a shame through the land by his official egotism, corrup tlon and usurpation the man who, masquerading as a Jeffersonlan demo crat, had repudiated every principle, every patriotic example for which Jet ferson stood. Cleveland and his asso' elates had declared war on the protec tive policy, and had thus brought ter rlble disaster and suffering to the American people. Tet these architects ot ruin had the shameless audacity to call themeselves Jeffersonlan demo' crats. But there Is another important quia tlon, said the speaker, on which Cleve land and his henchmen have shown their antagonism to what Jefferson, Jackson and Marcy held of the highest value. Jefferson rejoiced over the over throw of a monarchy which had for cen turles corrupted and oppressed a brave people. Cleveland hastened to manifest his sympathy for a corrupt, worn-out and semi-barbarous monarchy, and lg- nomlniously conspired to restore" it .to rule over an intelligent and patriotic colony. Jefferson threw his entire offl clal Influence to annex a foreign terri tory, Whose possession he lustly regard' ed necessary, to Amerlcai development Cleveland to the degree of conspiracy, treachery and startling efforts, of usur- patlon; sought to' prevent the annexa- tlon of Hawaii, with its valuable re sources, its" Americas civilization creat ed by heroic sacrifices of Americaa men and women. To" have, shown socbsper- fldy to national hones, such treason to national Interests, ta' past times has often sent official representatives to in famy, to exile and sometimes to the scaffold. This attempt to blot out the patriotic efforts of a worthy people compelled1 to create a better government, this at tempt to overthrow them by the pres sure of a deceptive diplomacy and the threat of American cannon and bayon ets, signally failed. It failed because of tlfe American and patriotic convic tions, the grit and courage, of the Spar tan band in possession of affairs at Honolulu. Behind their brick walls, their breastwork of sand-bags and their 1,800 rifles, that noble band, nerv ed by a common purpose, were ready to do what their grandfathers did be hind the stone walls of Lexington and the rail fence at Bunker Hill. Cleve land dared not give the order to fire upon them. Thus the foul scheme of ignorance and imbecility, of pushing the Islands into the arms of our foreign rivals and of sacrificing the invalua ble possession which had logically and honorably drifted to our hands, signally failed. That little republic, like Switzerland amidst her mountains, occupies a com mandlng positlon.lt holds the key of the North Pacific, and is now ready to turn it over to us without money and without price. Tea, she will give it to the United States with more than enough of state property to pay her existing indebtedness, which accrued under the monarchy, with her Pearl harbor, pronounced by competent judges one of the finest In the world He who by word or official act repels the offer of this golden key of America' westward destiny, shows singular in capacity, or makes himself guilty of a treason beside which the crime of Benedict Arnold dwindled Into signifi cance in Its damage to American prestige and to America's future wel fare. It Is gratifying to all Americans who are proud of their country's honor, io Know mai me indications are strongly hopeful that In the near future the glorious emblem of this na tion's power will float over that ad vanced outpost of American civiliza tion in the great 'Pacific world, and that thereafter no foreign or traitorous hand will attempt to pull It down. Robbed la Day Ibrht. . Boston, Sppt. 4. Mrs. H. Crowley of 35 East Newton street was this fore noon the victim of a daring robbery lh a dry goods store, on Tremont street. She had just 11,280 lh a common hand bag. She had drawn the money from a savings bank and was going about the store when an unknown thief cut open the side of the bag and. took the eon tents. .:': t r:. .,' A Lynching in Sooth Dakota.. Watertown, S. D Sept 4. The man Bourke who assaulted Mrs. Bone here some dayB ago,' was caught yesterday, and as the officers' were- bringing him back here last night he was taken from them t)y a moo ana banged to. an eteC' vjtrlo light pole. BIG DEMOCRATIC IOSH. Republicans In Vermont Make a Large Ualn In the Election, White River Junction, Vt Sept 4. The state officers elected In this state to-day are probably as follows: Cover nor, U. A. Woodbury of Burlington lieutenant governor, Zophar M. Man' sur of Brighton; state treasurer, Henry F. Field of Rutland; secretary of state, Chauncey W. Brownell of Burlington state auditor, Franklin D. Hale of Lun enburg. Returns for twenty-seven towns give Woodbury, rep., 6.268! Smith, dem., 2,200 McManus, pop., 87; scattering, 78. Woodbury's plurality, 4,058; majority over all, 8,893. The same towns In 1890 gave Tage, rep., 5,818; Brlgham, dem., :,7o6; all others, 211. The vote thus far shows a republican gain over the vote of the last off year of 940; democratic loss,666.The republican gain Is 17 and the democratic loss near 26 per cent. Brattleboro, Vt,. Sept 4. Nineteen towns out of twenty-three In Windham county give Woodbury 8,037, Smith 839, Republican majority . 1,198. The same towns in 1890 gave Page, republican 2,596; Brlgham, democrat 1,359. Repub llcan majority 1,287.. Republican gain over 1390, 961. Nineteen towns In Wind ham county elect nineteen republican representatives. The same In 1890 elect ed fourteen republicans and five demo- cratB. Northfleld, Vt., Sept 4.-Thls town gave the largest republican majorities ever known to-day. Hon. Frank Plum. ley was elected senator by 136 rsejor- ity. . Negro Minister Killed. Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 1 Information was received atl o'clock , that Rev. B. F, Gaston, a negro, who has been in' ducing people to emigrate to Africa and who was In jail in New Tork for a long time, was hot and killed, together with six of his friends; at Devereaux, Hancock county, this morning. Gaston ha'a been working his emigration .scheme. It is said his assailants were negroes whom he had dured on former occasions. x Sixty K(Ued and Wounded. London, Sept. 4. A dispatch to the Pall Mall Gazette from Aswasa, Niger territory, says that desperate fighting has taken place in that Pftrt of Africa win mm aixty ot me royai Niger men were killed and wounded. The news re ceived refers to the disputes with the rencn in regard to the boundary ques "on, $ ; "" r ' ' " ' ' OS THE BAZVTIEIV. ' At.'Boston The poorest exhibition of baseball seen at the South End grounds this season was played; between the champions a;nd Louisvllles to-day. Boston 6 7 0 0 0 1 620 Louisville ... 5 0 0 2 1 2 1-rll Hits Boston 16, LoulBvllle 14. Er- rors Boston 4, Louisville 5. Batteries Stivetts and Ganzel; Knell, Wads- worth and' Grim. At Brooklyn The Clevelands com pletely overwhelmed the Brooklyns by their superior playing to-day. Brooklyn ....0 000000000 Cleveland ...0 000404008 Hits Brooklyn 4, Cleveland 12. Er rorsBrooklyn 3, Cleveland 0. Batter ies Stein and Dally; Cuppy and O'Con nor. At Philadelphia Philadelphia defeat ed Cincinnati to-day In a well played game. Phlla 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 06 Cincinnati ...0 02000000 2 Hits Philadelphia 11, Cincinnati 1. Errors Philadelphia 1, Cincinnati 1. Batteries Taylor and Clements; Whitt- rock and Merrltt. At Washington Washington knocked Clarkson out of the box in the first in ning to-day, making six runs off him, Haddock pitched for the home team and was Ineffective. Washington 6 0 1 0 0 07 St. Louis 4 0 2 0 0 410 Hits Washington 8, St. Louis 10. Er rorsWashington 5, St. Louis 3. Bat teriesHaddock and Magulre; Clark son, Breltensteln and Miller. At Baltimore The Balttmores to-day defeated the Chlcagos In an uninterest ing game. Baltimore ...1 1012040 Chicago 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 03 Hits Baltimore 11, Chicago 10. Er rorsBaltimore 6, Chicago 1. Batteries Hemming and Robinson; Terry and Schriver. At Hew- xorK xne giants won a slugging match to-day from the Pitts- burgs with one out in the ninth in ning.' New Tork ...6 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 314 Pittsburg.. ..30003100 411 Hits New Tork 19, Pittsburg 16. Er rorsNew Tork 6, Pittsburg 6. Bat- teries-Meeklh and Farrell; Menefete and Sugden. fOSES JOINS THE TOTVH8TB. The Nevada Senator Renounces the Repub lican Party. i Washington, Sept. 4. A paper here prints a statement to the effect that Senator John P. Jones of Nevada, who has represented his state In the United States senate for over twenty-one years, as' a republican, has renounced his al legiance with that party and cast his lot with the populists. Senator Jones has written a letter to his constituency announcing-the change la his political faith. ; ; . . . .'. Runaway! from Now Britain. , . Leonard McCoy and William Durr.two sixteen-year-old runaways from New Britain, were arrested by Officer Keen an last night and locked up at police headquarters. Their parents were com municated with, and will probably come r alter taera to-aaj - - - - WILL BE A MUTUAL FRIEND, rniEsni.Y omcE to be vhed TOW AllD CB1SA AS It JAVAS. Consuls to Both Countries from America Received Instruction-They Nnit not Grant the Hl(ht of Aeylum In tba Lega tions and Coneulatei. Washington, Sept. 4. The acqul cence of the United States in the re quest of both combatants in the east ern struggle to stand by as a mutuift friend to each, has now assumed defl nite official shape. The state depart ment has Instructed all diplomatic and consular officers In those countries use their friendly offices in the protec tlon of Chinese subjects In Japan and Japanese subjects In China. The term "good offices" Is not to be construed to mean the granting of right of asylum In the United States legations and consulates and officers In the Amer ican foreign service are not to have the functions of 'consular officers of either Japan or China, All the Chinese con suls In Japan and the Japanese con suls In China have gone back to their respective countries and their Interests are now practically in the hands of the Americans. A report that two Japanese subjects were given asylum In the consulate- general of the United States at Shang. nai is contradicted by the consul gen eral In a dispatch to the state de partment. WHAT BEGETS TRAMPS. Professor McCook of Hartford Explains It In Bit Paper. Saratoga, Sept 4. The American So clal Science association met this morn Ing with President Kingsbury In the chair. From 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. a con ference on social science teaching was held, in which papers were read, among them being the following: "The Possibilities of Social Amellora tlon," by Prof. John J. McCook of Trin ity college', Hartford. Proressor McCook noted the great factors that are the stumbling blocks that encumber the pathway of civilized life and social advancement at every tsep as licentiousness, shiftlessness and Intemperance, all leading to the de generacy of the race, creating the great tramp evil and leadins; to pauperism and crime. , The statistics of American almshouses and prisons, said Professor McCook show that 90 per cent, of their Inmates are of Intemperate habits. Like begets like, and weak and licentious parents beget children who are condemned by 'the law of heredity to follow the foot steps of their parents. The homely word shiftlessness fully explains why It Is that 80 many workmen who earn large per diem wages when working are soon penniless and seek town or charitable relief as soon as that labor is cut short and the weekly pay, Is cut off. Then the search for work com mences, and the man and his family from honest people degenerate Into tramps and the children sink lower and become depraved. They enter the ranks of Inebriety. CAPTAIS STEPHENSON'S TRIAL. The Motion for a Dlimlasal Was Denied by the Commissioner!. New Tork, Sept. 4. The trial of Cap tain John T. Stephenson before the po lice commissioners upon charges of ex tortion was resumed to-day. Captain Stephenson denied having taken fruit and money from the produce merchants for, protection. He said that if Ward Man Kelley took money from the mer chants he knew nothing about it. After other witnesses for Captain Ste phenson had testified the defense closed its case and Mr. Shafer made a motion for dismissal, which was denied. Pres ident Martin of the police commission said no decision would be given out to day. COSEERESCE OS READING. It Was Agreed to Consolidate the Com mittees. New Tork, Sept 4. An important conference on Reading matters was held this afternoon. It was attended by George Earle, jr., and S. F. Tyler of Philadelphia, and Fred Olcott of New Tork, and other members of the Olcott committee. It was agreed to oonsolt date the Philadelphia committee, of which Mr. Earle Is chairman, with the Olcott committee and a sub-committee was appointed to draft a plan for the reorganization of the Reading com pany. ' Some time will be occupied with this work. It is regarded as likely that there will be an assessment on the Reading stock and Income bonds, for which a new se curity- will be glven.The coupon on the general mortgage bonds will also be funded for a limited period. E1EVES MEN MISSING. It Is Probable that an Entire Boat's Crew -Is tost. . Parry Sound, Ont., Sept 4. A report reached here to-day that the steamer Favorite of the North Shore company, while endeavoring to find the narrow entrance off Point Auxbarill, on the east side of Georgian ' bay, Sunday night during a terriflo storm, ran on the Black Hill rocks. The passengers and ' crew, thirty in all, spent a night of great anxiety on board, and shortly after daylight yesterday three boats left the steamer In a rough sea and attempted to reach the mainland. Two of the boats reached Point Aux barill in safety, but the third, contain ing a passenger, the first engineer, the purser, the steward and seven of the crew, became separated from the others and nothing has been seen of the eleven men., The Favorite lies In an. easy por Bitlon and It .Is expected she will be re leased., without much damage If the Jweather continues favorable, - , A SENSATIONAL BACK. fanny Wilcox Mode a New Record at the fleetwiKMl Track. New Tork. 8i?pt . Threatening weather tended to reduce the attend ance at Fleetwood park to-day and not more than 3,000 persons witnessed the second day's races of the grand circuit trotting meeting. The track was not In so good condition as It was the day before, still the average rate of speed was almost as good as on the opentn day. The first race furnished the sensation ot the meeting thus far and Its out come was one of the biggest surprises of the grand circuit of 1894. OroWUkes, the California colt that took a record of 2:11 at Terre Haute a fortnight ago, was favorite before the start, selling for $100 against 115 for Miss Llda and 15 for the field. When Miss Llda won the opening heat In 2:13, with Oro Wilkes away In the rear, the odds re mained almost unchanged, Goldsmith having made no effort with the favorite, and Oro sold for I10O against $40 for the field. In the second heat Gold smith made his drive for the lead Just beyond the half-mile pole. Oro mo mentarily went to the front but Miss Llda came again near "the three-quar ters, and In spite of one of Gold smith's most artistic drives the west ern mare forged ahead In the home stretch, beating the black colt out by more than a length. There was a rush to hedge by the players who had backed Oro Wilkes heavily at the start, and before the third heat Miss Llda sold for $100 against 130 for the field. She was ap parently a sure winner, but Fanny Wilcox came up from a rear rank and with a grand burst of speed snatched the lead at the outset and holding It all the way to the wire, won In 2:13, a new record for the Connecticut mare. MIsb Llda was tired and accounted out of the race, but Oro Wilkes again became favorite and sold for even money over the field. The daughter of Jerome Eddy gavel him a sound beating, however, In the two succeeding heats, landing them both with something to spare, while the colt was driven out to the last ounce by Goldsmith, whose money was on his own horse. There were nine starters In the 2:18 class and Ralph Wilkes was a hot fa vorite at 810 to $20 over the field. The Boston horse made a straight heat race of It going alone in the rear until the half-mile In the opening heat, when Golden began his drive and the colt cut down his opponents as if they were a lot of 2:80 trotters, gaining the lead at the head of the home-stretch and fin- isning in z:ie. After tnia he was barred in the betting and was not after ward bothered In the least, landing the next two heats In 2:15tt and 2:16. Goldsmith did not make a move with Lesa Wilkes until the last heat, but when he did so the brown mare could do nothing with Ralph Wilkes. Red Bud was a hot favorite for the three- year-old race, selling at $100 to $25 over the field. He far outclassed all the others and won every heat with a lot to spare. Clothing Firms Fall. New Tork, Sept. 4. L. Cohen & Co., manufacturers of clothing at No. 640 Broadway, and Cohen & Bayer, whole sale clothing dealers at No. 534 Broad way, have failed on account of the fail ure of Cohen, Collier & Co., clothing dealers of Nashville, Tenn. Both of the New Tork firms endorsed for the Nashville firm. The liabilities of L. Co hen & Co. are $38,000. THE 8VORT WAS FINE. Finishes Close and Excitlng-Alii Will Try To-Day. Indianapolis, Sept. 4. The weather to-day was threatening and only 1,500 attended the second day of the fall trotting and pacing races. The track was heavy and consequently Directly wbb not sent against his world's record for two-year-olds. AHx will try for the world's record for a mile to-morrow. The sport was fine to-day and the fin ishes were close and exciting. The 2:16 trotting event was one of the warmest contests ever seen In the west. Dark ness prevented Its completion. It is claimed that every horse that won a heat broke his or her record. BOTH CAPTAINS WERE GUILTY. Action Taken by Fire Commissioners at the Meeting Last Night Captain Charles B. Martin of steamer and Captain William H. Johnson of steamer 8 were arraigned before the board of fire commissioners last ev ening .. on serious charges. Cap tain Martin was charged with being overtime off duty on August 29 and Captain Johnson with not re sponding to a second alarm of fire on July i. Both the acoused officials plead ed guilty, and were reduced one grade for a year, which Is equivalent to a fine of $50 each.: The following were promoted from grade 2 to grade 1! George S. Barrows of steamer No. 2, Charles H. Dyer and Alpiieus Cahn of truck No. 1. Applications for' positions In the de partment ot W. P. Stevens, George Rell ly and T. E. Benton were fecelved and placed on file. Petition to raise the roof of frame buildings at 25 Williams street and 439 George street were referred to the committee on. permits with power to act. Permission was granted to Henry White to erect an iron building at 1058 Chapel street, and a petition from C. H. Fisher of the Starlft Steamboat com pany to place a private fire alarm bex at the dock was referred to the com-, mlttea on fire alarm and, telegraph with power to act, . t. i FEARS F0R1TIE MIRANDA. IT IS BELIEVED THAT SHE HAS MITT WITH AS ACCIDENT. The Steamer Should Ilawe Beaehed Sidney Laat WeekBeing au Iron Vestal She 14 Kntlrely Vnanlted for Arctic ExpedU lions. St John's. N.F., Sept 4. Considerable; apprehension Is felt he cfor the steamer Miranda, which should havej reached Sydney last week. She lefti here with the Cook Arotlo expedition for Greenland on July 14. She returned two days later for repairs, having struck an iceberg and stove her bow. She left again on July 27 and has not been heard from since. It Is feared that she has met with some aoddent, as Iron steamers like the Miranda are) entirely unsuitable for Arctic uavlgo tiun. The Miniin!.. tvid about fifty excur. slonlsts nh-w" 1. Ueoldes aorcw of nearijj forty. i'T A l; .1CSEUAL BASKSi AU Walks o '. to Represented and Bus! J ne s Suspended. Waltham, Mass., Sept. 4. General NY P. Banks was laid to rest this after noon amid all the pomp and ceremony, of the military life in which he "had been such a distinguished participant, and the sorrow of his fellow-cltliens, whose love and veneration he had earn ed by a life of steadfast devotion prin ciple. Every walk in life was repre sented, from the occupant of the gover nor's chair to the humblest citizen of! Waltham, who knew him as a lifelong friend of the poor and lowly. Nothing was lacking that could enhance tha tribute which It was desired to pay, tq the distinguished citizen whose re mains were to-day laid In Grove Hill cemetery. ', General gloom pervaded the cfty, heightened by the emblems of mourn- lng conspicuously displayed In all pub lie places and on hundreds of private) buildings. Business was practically; suspended all day, and the streets Were; crowded with people Intent on paying) the last tribute of respect to the illus trious dead. None but the relatives and cloBa friends of General Banks were admitted to the homestead on Main street where) the body reposed In a black broadcloth! covered coffin entirely devoid of display! In strict accordance with the wishes of the family. Here Episcopal services were held at 8 o'clock, conducted by Rev. F. F. Fales, rector emeritus, and Rev. H. N. Cunningham, the present rector of Christ church, Waltham. At. 8 o'clock the remains were conn veyed to Asbury Temple and placed - within the railing In front of the chan cel, and until 1 o'clock, when the doors, were closed to the public there was a continuous line of citizens taking a last look at the face they knew so well. The body was In the custody ot a guard of honor from post 29, G. A. RJ Inside the temple the balcony and cell lng were heavily draped with blacbl streamers swung gracefully from tha center to the sldes Over the organ the stars and stripes were hung on each side of the American eagle, while) the front of the organ and pulpit -wera covered with heavy black drapery.- Tha altar and rail were almost concealed by sombre velvet. The vestibule and stairways were also draped. The floral tributes were the most beautiful even seen In Waltham. The heads and members of the city! departments of Waltham met at tha city hall and marched in a body to the temple, where seats had been reserve for them on the floor. The public ser- vices in the temple commenced at St o'clock and consisted of a brief address by the mayor,, singing by a quartet, an address by ex-Governor Boutwell,, eulogy by Senator George F. Hoar, the G. A. R. ritual and the benediction. Among those present In the temple).' and In the funeral were Governor! Greenhalge, the lieutenant-governor, members of the council, ex-governors. Grand Army posts, federal and BtatS officials, military and civic organiza tions, including the Ancient and Hon orable Artillery company, of which) General Banks was a past commander, the Loyal legion, representatives from the Fifth army corps, of which General Banks was the first commander, com prising the Ninth, Sixteenth, Eight eenth and Twenty-second regiments! and Third, Fifth and Ninth light bat. teries, Massachusetts Volunteers, mem bers of the Boston (formerly the Banks) and the Middlesex clubs. Boston, Sept .4. A death mask eC, General Banks was taken at his home last night by William Ordway Part ridge, the sculptor, assisted by an Ital ian workman who performed a Ilka service for Victor Hugo. MOSVMEST TO WILLIAM J, Unveiled by the German aa.peror at Konlgaberg. " Konigsberg, Sept. 4. Emperor Wil liam, accompanied by tha empress, ar rived here at 11 o'clock this morning tot unveil the. monument erected to thk memory of niu grandfather, Jfimpefor William I. The town is in holiday ar ray, crowded witn visitors, ana nana- soniely decorated. The emperor was ofe horse back and the empress rode in s carriage. - Upon their arrival at tha gateB of the city all the bells were rung,' and the mayor read an address of wel come. Tne emperor in ..reply said that the country had been won by tha sword and would be held by the sword. The Imperial party then went to tha main square, where the. monument -stands. The streets were lined with troops, and behind them were dens masses of people. On the square a guard at, honor wast drawn up. Count Von Eulanberg, a president of the memorial committee, received the emperor and empress, and in a speech of welcome dwejt upon the servlcesvwh"lch William I had rendered to Germany, A prayer followed, after' which the emperor jinveijed, (be monU-j. y IvI' f -i..